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Obama, Islamists and a coalition of the loathed

United States President Barack Obama’s policy manoeuvres regarding the Islamist challenge in the Middle East reminds me of a flight experience several years ago. I was traveling from Chicago to Birmingham on one of those intermittently stormy summer days. As the pilot prepared for take-off, he alerted us that major turbulence was probable. Through about... [Read...
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Adamawa: Choice that may make or break PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party seems to be at the crossroads over who will be its candidate in the October 11 Adamawa governorship by-election. BAYO AKINLOYE, assesses how the choice of some of the aspirants can affect the fortune of the party in the state At least 10 aspirants have so far declared interest to fly... [Read...
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Chime guilty of same offences as deputy — Nnaji

A lawyer and former National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Ray Nnaji speaks with IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE on the impeachment of the deputy governor, Anthony Onyebuchi, saying Onyebuchi’s impeachment is an ominous sign for the PDP in Enugu State The Enugu State House of Assembly has impeached the Deputy Governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi… (Cuts... [Read...
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Politicians in season of defection for 2015

The quest for relevance during the 2015 general elections and beyond appears to be the main driving force behind the recurring defection by Nigerian politicians, Fisayo Falodi writes The Nigerian political landscape has been dotted with defections and counter-defections by politicians. The ruling Peoples Democratic Party and the major opposition party, the All Progressives Congress... [Read...
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Ekiti Elections: Corper recounts experience

By Morenike Taire When Adebola Odubitan was posted to Ekiti State for her mandatory national service, little did she know she would undertake such a sensitive and potentially dangerous national assignment as that of an electoral officer. In this eye witness account of the June Ekiti gubernatorial elections, a National Youth Corp member who participatedThe post Ekiti Elections: Corper recounts experience appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Adamawa by-election too hasty –Agi, PDP chieftain

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Cross River State, Mr. Joe Agi, speaks on the forthcoming governorship by-election in Adamawa State among other sundry issues in this interview with MUDIAGA AFFE What is your view on the controversy surrounding the forthcoming governorship by-election in Adamawa State? The Speaker... [Read...
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Power sector needs more engineers — NAPTIN DG

The Director-General, National Power Training Institute of Nigeria, Mr. Reuben Okeke, says with about 75 per cent of the sector’s personnel due to retire soon, the current efforts to ensure stable electricity supply may be facing another major threat – inadequate manpower. He spoke with OKECHUKWU NNODIM The Minister of Power, Prof Chinedu Nebo, recently... [Read...
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One must be creative in business – Babalola

The Creative Director, Distinct Look and Assistant Secretary, Beaded Jewelry Designer Association of Nigeria, Miss Olanike Babalola, 30, speaks on the qualities expected of a successful entrepreneur, in this interview with IFE ADEDAPO What kind of business do you do? I am a professional beaded jewelry designer. At Distinct Look, we specialise in making exquisite... [Read...
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Boat operators demand filling stations

Boat and ferry operators have expressed a concern over the lack of filing stations around jetties, forcing them to keep jerry cans of fuel on board while transporting passengers from one location to another. Of recent, a commercial boat belonging to Aquitien Oil and Gas had exploded at Lagos Island, while refueling at Capital Oil... [Read...
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German economy vulnerable to water scarcity — WWF
Police recruit farmers to fight crime
Bank charges: Better days ahead (2)
The billion-dollar fall of Portuguese dynasty — Report
Ebola in Rivers, ECOWAS Official May Face Manslaughter Charges
Charismatic Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, Wife in Messy Divorce
Communities shut down of Erhoike Flowstation despite negotiated GMoU – NNPC
Fani-Kayode: Australian Negotiator’s Allegations against Ihejirika Despicable
Nationwide Electricity Peaks at 4500MW as Brazilian Firm Builds 700mw Plant
Police Commission Promotes Ogunshakin, Tanko, 30 Others
Work-related hazards, diseases claim 2.3 million lives annually – ILO
Diplomats report coup attempt in Lesotho
UN to use Ghana as base for supplies to Ebola countries
FG, Brazil sign MoU on 700MW power plant
Youths Blame Nigerian Woes on Old Leaders
Poor power supply makes imported drugs cheaper than local ones –Ola Ijimakin
Nigeria 2024 bond yield eases on JP Morgan index inclusion
Interbank rates climb as CBN drains liquidity
Oil Well Dispute: Sambo Meets Kogi, Anambra Governors
Former Governor Sylva’s Octogenarian Uncle Dies in Kidnappers’ Den
Military Competent, But Needs Strong Political Backing, Says AVM Audu-Bida
Africa Forex: naira seen rangebound against the dollar next week
Africa needs to make agriculture create wealth not just food
IMF approves $217 mln loan disbursement to Tunisia
Banks lose N159bn to e-frauds –NIBSS
Unemployment: FG empowers over 500 youths on skill acquisition
MSF wants U.N. to take lead on Ebola epidemic


Karuru 'itching' for Chiefs debut

READ: Baxter - We have won nothing yet The Zimbabwean, a July signing, is yet to make his topflight debut for the 2012/13 Absa Premiership champions, who will tonight host SuperSport United in the League at FNB Stadium. While Karuru has considerable football experience, after plying his trade in France and Belgium between 2009 and 2013 before his move to Chiefs, breaking into Baxter’s team will take a lot of effort.     Under Baxter, Chiefs are yet to lose a match this season – giving the British coach no reason to fiddle around with his line-up. Chiefs spokesperson Vina Maphosa tells
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FIFA nullifies Giwa’s election

The decision of the Ministry of Sports to mastermind and give credence to the kangaroo election that produced Chris Giwa as the new President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has drawn the rwath of FIFA, which has ordered Giwa to vacate the Glass House by Monday.The post FIFA nullifies Giwa’s election appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Lallana poised for Liverpool debut

Adam Lallana is in contention to make his Liverpool debut in Sunday’s Premier League clash at Tottenham after recovering from a knee injury. The England midfielder has not yet featured for the Merseyside club since his big-money move from Southampton after sustaining knee ligament damage during the pre-season tour of the United States. Liverpool gave... [Read...
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Shocking New Details Emerge in Port Harcourt Ebola Case | Over 200 people are now in quarantine in PH

On Thursday 28th August 2014, Just hours after the Nigerian Minister of Health declared Nigeria’s Ebola outbreak to be contained, as reported on BN, news emerged of a new case in Port Harcourt. When the news broke, details were scarce and rumours were rampant on who, how and why Ebola spread to Port Harcourt. In...
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British Woman Allegedly Taken Hostage by Family in DRC “to Cure her Gayness”

A British citizen has allegedly been taken hostage by her family in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) because her family would like to “cure her gayness.” The woman, 27-year-old Christina Fonthes, is a Manchester-based LGBT activist and a translator. On August 11th, she visited Kinshasa with her younger sister and mother. However, during the visit,...
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Omotola & Dakore shine at Pampers Nigeria Event

BellaNaija revealed the exclusive scoop in June 2014 that Nollywood superstars Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Dakore Akande had been selected as the brand ambassadors for Pampers Nigeria. This week, the screen divas were at the Distributors and National Sales Rep event for Pampers. Omotola who just returned from a family vacation in South Africa looked lovely...
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Inappropriate or Modern Romance? Wiz Khalifa releases Twerking Video of Wife Amber Rose
BN Bridal: Michael Cinco SS & FW 2014 Collections
SOLO Phone Unveils Exciting New Phones, Pioneers Unparalleled Mobile Entertainment Experience
Afope: Goodbye Post-Wash Hair Frizz & Shrinkage! 5 Tips to Help You Out
Estelle rocks the Box Braids trend as she promotes new video in NYC
New Video: Simi – Tiff
Thermocool celebrates 40 Years with Media Launch + Showcases an array of Innovative Household Appliances in Lagos
Rita Dominic Reveals Present Relationship Status
Stella Damasus Speechless As Daughter Takes After Late Husband
Saidi Balogun Vows Never To Speak To Fathia Balogun Again
Jubilation Mood, Wizkid Calls LAX Little Brother
I Gave Maheeda Clothes and Never Had Any Affair………..Ruggedman
Paying Back With Bad, Adds No Value To Your Life………….Actor, Chinedu Ikedieze
I Will Soon Be Getting Married But Not From Nollywood…….Baba Suwe
Pulse VIP Night: Shaydee, DJ Xclusive, Dotun All Turned Up At Vip Night
Royal Wedding: Dwayne Wade, Gabrielle Union Say I do In A Castle
La Liga Review: Valencia beat unlucky Malaga
Take A Look: This Is Where Gabrielle Union And Dwayne Wade Are Getting Married
Love Truly: Tiwa Savage And Tee Billz Go Romantic In New York
Your Eyes Only: Watch Sexy Chidinma Perform At The Industry Night
REVEALED: Diplomat Who Took Ebola To Port Harcourt Identified
Education: 7 Tech Upgrades To The Old-School Science Class
Photo of the Day: Yaw Takes On Boko Haram
He Returns! Listen To iMIKE - "Low Wind" Freestyle
Proud Daddy: Atiku Shows Off His Daughters
Moving On: NFF To Meet FIFA Over Chris Giwa On Monday
Peace Achievers: Awards To Hold In Abuja


The Gospel According To Tom Ikimi

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PDP Governors’ Defection

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WHO wants E-cigarettes banned indoors

Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoors and face a raft of new curbs over safety fears, the World Health Organisation insisted earlier this week. It claims they pose a risk to bystanders of ‘toxicant’ emissions and warns there is limited evidence they help smokers quit. A report by the organisation, which is the public... [Read...
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Happy Married Life to Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade

by Judith Frank-Edet     Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union are getting married today. Well that’s not really the news it’s about the confidentiality agreement that their guests will be made to sign. In an efforts to keep their wedding super private, Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade  have ordered their guests  to sign a confidentiality contract that disallows them from saying anything they see at the wedding or else……. They better be ready to let go of some cash because violators will be made to pay heavily for it. It doesn’t matter who they
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Ja Rule, Ashanti to spice up ‘Warri Again’

The ancient city of Warri, Delta State will be temporarily shut down come October 1, when American gruff-voiced rapper, Ja Rule, and R&B singer, Ashanti perform with their Nigerian counterparts in a show to mark this year’s Independence Day celebration.The post Ja Rule, Ashanti to spice up ‘Warri Again’ appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Why I have a crush on Tiwa Savage —Konet

Afro hip hop singer Konet who is signed on to Purple Ice Entertainment has revealed the reasons why he has a crush on Tiwa Savage.In a chat with Showtime the Mummy Joanna crooner says:”The post Why I have a crush on Tiwa Savage —Konet appeared first on Vanguard News....
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