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Sack of striking doctors

THE decision by the federal government to terminate the appointment of striking doctors in its employ following their obduracy not to end the strike they started since July 1, 2014, is as condemnable as the strike itself.The post Sack of striking doctors appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Oyo 2015: The titanic battle for Agodi Govt House

THE battle for the Oyo State Government House has in recent times never been a battle for the gentle. It is especially so given the fact that Ibadan, the state capital is dubbed the political headquarters of the South-West and has its own idiosyncrasies. One of such is captured in the saying: “Ibadan people don’t serve a governor twice”.The post Oyo 2015: The titanic battle for Agodi Govt House appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Custom intercepts 15 bags of ammunition in Ogun

The Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 1,480 cartridges of live ammunition concealed in 15 bags of rice from smugglers along the Abeokuta-Igboora bush path.The post Custom intercepts 15 bags of ammunition in Ogun appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

2015 and APC govs’ policy reversal

EBERE NDUKWU examines the policy somersaults of All Progressives Congress, APC governors, ostensibly to avoid the fate that befell the party in the Ekiti State governorship election, ahead of the 2015 general elections. The June 21 Ekiti State gubernatorial election, which saw the incumbent governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC, humbly...
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Card readers’ll check rigging in 2015 – Jega

the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, has said that the commission will check rigging in the 2015 general elections through the use of card readers. Jega made this statement, on Thursday, when he delivered a lecture titled “Stakeholders and the Electoral Process in Nigeria,” during an event by the Department of Sociology,... [Read...
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North can’t stop Jonathan’s second term bid –Group

A political group, Ijaw Republican Assembly, on Thursday, said no amount of pressure from northern leaders and groups across the country would stop President Goodluck Jonathan from contesting for a second term in office come 2015. The group described as trivial the ultimatum issued by the Northern Elders Forum demanding that the President should bring... [Read...
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Review tariff before removing fixed electricity charge – IBEDC

The Managing Director, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, Mr. Fortunato Leynes, has said the plan by the Bureau of Public Enterprises to remove fixed charges from customers’ bill will have a huge impact on its revenue, calling instead for a review of the tariff structure before such a step should be taken. Leynes, who spoke at... [Read...
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Nigeria records N1.7trn ATM transactions in 2 years

The value of transactions by Nigerians on the various Automated Teller Machines deployed by the commercial banks across the country has hit N1.7 trn in the last two years. Director, Payment Systems, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Dipo Fatokun disclosed this at the launch of a mobile money initiative led by Globacom and four financial...
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FG approves N31.2bn electricity evacuation contract for Kashimbila Dam

The Federal Government has awarded a N31.2 billion contract for the evacuation of electricity from the 40-megawatts capacity Kashimbilla Dam in Takum local government area of Taraba.The post FG approves N31.2bn electricity evacuation contract for Kashimbila Dam appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Sports

English FA probes Osaze’s transfer

The transfer of Nigeria international Osaze Odemwingie from West Bromwich to Cardiff is being investigated by the English Football Association. British newspaper, the Daily Mail reported on Thursday that Odemwingie was now embroiled in a legal dispute with Rob Segal, who represented him in that September 2013 move, over the payment of agents’ fees. The... [Read...
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Djokovic still favourite for US Open, says McEnroe

Roger Federer is the form player going into next week’s US Open but Novak Djokovic is the favourite to win the title for a second time, according to a former champion John McEnroe, Reuters reports. Federer, who reigned supreme at Flushing Meadows with five consecutive titles from 2004, won the Cincinnati title last week on... [Read...
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Torres won’t swap

There will be no swap deal involving Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Roma forward Mattia Destro, according to the Italian player’s agent. Reports had suggested that Roma were keen to lure the Spaniard to Serie A and both clubs were open to an exchange involving their strikers. And while Renzo Contratto claims the Blues are... [Read...
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Fashion

Adetuke Morgan: 20 Things Nigerian Weddings Have Taught Me

I’ve only been for 7 weddings since I moved back 12 months ago. That’s a pretty small number as there is a wedding every single weekend. 6 of these were in Lagos while one of them was in Abuja. I’m going to share/highlight on the different things I learnt at each one. The first one...
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Singer, Adokiye Blasts Blessing Egbe Over Actresses Who Sleeps Around

Singer cum actress, Adokiye has called out Nollywood producer, Blessing Egbe who last week, called out actresses who sleep around because of fame. According to her, Some of our colleagues have sold their souls to the devil, they do uncanny acts all in the name of fame. What is the gain I ask? Single and married women sleeping with countless men to...
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Chidi Mokeme blasts Confab delegates for move for creation of additional 18 States

Chidi Mokeme blasts Confab delegates for move for creation of additional 18 States Chidi Mokeme has reacted angrily to the resolution by the delegates of the just concluded National Confab on the creation of additional 18 States. Click HERE FOR ...
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Party boy Rory McIlroy lacked preparation ahead of The Barclays
Bo Van Pelt takes opening-round lead at The Barclays
Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo riding momentum into Belgium Grand Prix at Spa
Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana head Vuelta a Espana field
Philadelphia Eagles defeat slack Pittsburgh Steelers
Petra Kvitova, Sam Stosur tee up New Haven semi-final
In-form Rickie Fowler forced to scrap
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc: Angel Di Maria transfer difficult
Army Quizzes Daily Trust Managers Over Unfavourable Report
Patrick Sawyer’s Widow: I’m Saddened & Sorry for the loss of Dr. Adedavoh
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Miss F.C.T. Nigeria Bertha Eke releases New Photos
BN Bridal Shower: Playful Bridal Shower Looks by Alfa Showers
UN to Rehabilitate Escaped Chibok Girls
He Got Jealous, then He assualted her! Joe Budden’s Girlfriend shares Graphic Photos
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Move Back to Nigeria: Opy Onas Advocates Understanding the Nigerian Culture in Order to Get Things Done
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Kcee - Ogaranya(Official Music Video) ft. Davido

Health

The Woman Who Saved the Country


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Dishonourable Distractions


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Impeachment: Chime Doesn’t Own a Poultry, Says Aide


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Entertainment

Abuja football fans seek recreational facilities

As football fans around the world prepare for the official kick off of the English Premier League, German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A and Spanish La Liga following the successful hosting of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Nigeria Premier League still remains in a limbo with various accusations ranging from corruption to government interference trailing...
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Savour hospitality, warmth of Canada

At 9.98 million square kilometres in total, Canada is the world’s second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area. Its common border with the United States is the world’s longest land border shared by the same two countries. The land that is now Canada has been inhabited for millennia by various...
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GOSPEL music is not enjoying sufficient airplay in Nigeria

As a gospel singer, Princess Anne Inyang has a unique story. She quit a well-paying banking job to foray into the gospel scene, leading to her hit song, Akanam Nkwe done in Efik language, which is an anthem of sort in most Pentecostal churches. A multiple-award winner and United Nations Peace Ambassador, she is set...
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Technology

E-commerce: DRC not in race despite ICT enthusiasm

Despite its recent ICT gains, DRC is still lagging on the e-commerce front, reports Issa Sikiti da Silva.
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Airtel, Tigo launch cross-network money transfer service in Tanzania

Bharti Airtel has announced the introduction of a service that will allow customers send and receive between Airtel’s mobile money service and that of Tigo in Tanzania.
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MTN Cameroon launches youth development programme

MTN Cameroon has announced the launch of the YEP programme to develop Cameroonian youths.  
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