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FG defends $9.3m cash seized in S-Africa, releases data on transaction

The Federal Government yesterday opened diplomatic discussions with South African authorities on the seizure of $9.3m illegally imported by two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen to purchase arms on behalf of Nigerian security services. The Nigerian government insisted that the deal was legal.The post FG defends $9.3m cash seized in S-Africa, releases data on transaction appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Breaking news: Bomb blast, sporadic gunshots rock Kano College

A bomb blast, Wednesday, rocked the Federal College of Education in Kano.Residents of Kabuga area, the host community of the institution told Vanguard of sporadic gunshots in the vicinity resulting in pandemonium as students and residents scampered to safety while shop owners hurriedly locked up their shops.The post Breaking news: Bomb blast, sporadic gunshots rock Kano College appeared first on Vanguard News....
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How I abandoned my husband, 3 children and ended up a robber — Suspect

LAGOS— Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos have smashed a syndicate, arresting a woman and a man that specialised in robbing unsuspecting passengers who board commercial cab along Badagry-Mile 2 route.The post How I abandoned my husband, 3 children and ended up a robber — Suspect appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Akwa Ibom 2015: Day Ibibio land stood still for Attah

THE event was momentous and historic It was well attended by hundreds of Ibibio sons and daughters of Akwa Ibom State.The post Akwa Ibom 2015: Day Ibibio land stood still for Attah appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Wike behind Jonathan, Amaechi feud –PDP chief

A chief of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State and former Chief Security Adviser to ex-Governor Peter Odili, Chief Anabs Sara-Igbe, has said the Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike arm-twisted President Goodluck Jonathan to engage in a feud with Governor Rotimi Amaechi to enhance his 2015 governorship ambition. Sara-Igbe in an interview... [Read...
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I’m most qualified to succeed Fashola – Hamzat

The Lagos State Commissioner for Works, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, says there is a need for the next government of the state to improve on the achievements of the present administration. He added that he was the most qualified to succeed Governor Babatunde Fashola. Hamzat, who is a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All... [Read...
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Business

Turkey faces first bank collapse

Turkey faces the prospect of its first bank collapse in at least a decade as Bank Asya struggles to maintain market confidence amid pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over its ties to exiled preacher Fethullah Gulen, Bloomberg reports. The Istanbul-based lender has lost 42 per cent of its market value since trading resumed on... [Read...
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States insist on subsidy removal as FG, States, LGs share N611b

The federation’s dwindling monthly revenue has maintained its trend as the three tiers of government had to share only N611. 767. billion from accruals into the Federation Account and earnings from the Value Added Tax, VAT in the month of August this came just as State Commissioners of Finance again called for the removal of the fuel subsidy as a major way of addressing the paucity of fundsThe post States insist on subsidy removal as FG, States, LGs share N611b appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Agric minister says cocoa crop to more than double

Nigeria’s cocoa production is expected to more than double within three years after farmers were supplied with better-yielding seeds, Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources Akinwunmi Ayo Adesina said. Nigeria has given farmers hybrid seedlings to boost yields fivefold, Adesina said in a Sept. 14 interview with Bloomberg Television Africa in Abuja, the capital. “In another 2...
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Unseeded Nigerian upsets sixth-seeded Thai

Nigeria’s good showing at the ongoing ITF West and Central Africa Junior Circuit continued at the Stade Omnisport, Lome yesterday with Ahmed Alamu’s shock 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-0 win over sixth-seeded Itchya Meesommon of Thailand one of the eye-catching performances of the day in the tournament which will end this weekend.The post Unseeded Nigerian upsets sixth-seeded Thai appeared first on Vanguard News....
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NSC, NFF yet to decide on Keshi

The future of Stephen Keshi as the Super Eagles coach may still be clouded in mystery after it was learnt that the National Sports Commission and the Nigeria Football Federation have yet to decide on renewing his contract with the national team. The coach’s contract ended with the Eagles’ round of 16 defeat to France... [Read...
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Woods laughs off Rory age comments

Tiger Woods took in stride the comments made by Rory McIlroy last week about him and Phil Mickelson being on the “last few holes” of their careers, ESPN reports. “I thought it was funny,” Woods said on Monday at a news conference to promote his annual golf tournament. “I mean, Phil has less holes to... [Read...
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Captain Tom Watson braced for blame should United States lose Ryder Cup

United States captain Tom Watson is prepared to shoulder the blame should his team lose the upcoming Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
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BellaNaija Weddings presents #AsoEbiBella – Vol. 55 – Follow @AsoEbiBella on Instagram!

Wowzer! There are nearly 200 aso ebi styles in today’s edition!!!  For the newbies, an #AsoEbiBella is a wedding guest {bella} looking stunning in aso-ebi – the fabric/colours of the day, at a traditional engagement or wedding, like @marietoya, makeup by @princesspromua above! How To Submit: If you’re on Instagram, hash tag your wedding guest photo #asoebibella for a...
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Ebola: 340 Cases Under Surveillance in Rivers State

The Rivers Commissioner for Health, Sampson Parker, on Wednesday said there were 340 Ebola Virus disease (EVD) cases under surveillance in the state. Parker made the remark in Port Harcourt during a sensitization workshop at Ogu, in Ogu/Bolo local government area. He said the state government was not in a hurry to reopen primary and...
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No Bump in Sight! Beyoncé Flaunts Curves on Exotic Vacation
1 Year After Their BN Wedding, Uju & Edosa Celebrate their Son’s Birth & Anniversary!
Immigration Arrests Suspected Human Traffic Kingpin in Enugu
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Mz Chizzy: The Role of ‘Visions’ in Relationships
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Health

Urine test for HPV works well, analysis finds

A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus, which is linked to the risk of cervical cancer, a new analysis found. “Our study shows that testing urine for HPV has good accuracy when compared to testing samples taken from the cervix for HPV,” said lead researcher Dr. Neha Pathak. She is a resident in... [Read...
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Most treatments for blood clots appear safe, effective

Almost all the various treatment options for blood clots that form in veins are equally safe and effective, new research shows. In exploring the safety and effectiveness of treatments for such blood clots as deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (blood clot in a lung), Canadian researchers analyzed outcomes associated with eight blood-thinning options, including... [Read...
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Health tip: Avoiding salmonella from your pet

Just like their owner’s cuisine, a pet’s food can be contaminated with nasty germs such as salmonella. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests how to help protect your family: Always wash hands with soap and warm water after handling pet food, pet toys or touching pets. Don’t allow young children to touch... [Read...
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Entertainment

Terry G’s younger brother drops new song

Drizzle D’Money, unlike his elder brother, Terry G, sings R & B and he’s a producer as well.
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P. Diddy buys $40 million mansion close to where Michael Jackson died

P Diddy has reportedly closed a deal to own on a sprawling European-style villa in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, close to where Michael Jackson died.
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See pictures from Ruggedman’s ‘Agidi’ video shoot

Ruggedman has just shot the video for hit new hit tune titled ‘Agidi’ featuring Wande Coal.
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Technology

One iPhone6, different prices

By Prince Osuagwu There is arguably nowhere in the world that new mobile phones penetrate the market faster than Nigeria. The news of a new mobile phone is received with exhilaration which eventually spark off acquisition competition. Nigerians buy phones for fun. While many enjoy the features and functionalities of latest innovations, others buy forThe post One iPhone6, different prices appeared first on Vanguard News....
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2014 Huawei Cloud Congress unveils future driven tech

Huawei has revealed a variety of products and solutions at the 2014 Huawei World Congress. Among the technology and solutions revealed was Huawei’s future-oriented Service Driven-Distributed Cloud Data Center (SD-DC²). Embodying innovations in cloud, Big Data and data management, this data center, according to Huawei, assists enterprises build service-driven IT infrastructure that feature key...
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Interswitch Acquires Paynet To Build A Pan-African Electronic Transactions Business

Interswitch today announced that it has reached a deal with Paynet to combine its businesses in order to create an unrivalled payment infrastructure across the East and West Africa region. The post Interswitch Acquires Paynet To Build A Pan-African Electronic Transactions Business appeared first on TechLoy....
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