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Microsoft delays Xbox One console introduction in China

Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world’s biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year. Microsoft did not give a reason for the delay in a statement on Sunday, according to Reuters.... [Read...
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Five oil majors pre-qualified for Kuwait deal

Five-year contract will start next year and aims to boost oil capacity to 3.6mbpd According to emirates247.com, Kuwait’s state oil operator has pre-qualified five international oil majors to bid for a five-year consultancy contract for a USD-multi-billion project to lift its crude production capacity to 3.65 million bpd by 2020, an oil official was quoted... [Read...
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Number of foreign property buyers in Paris rises

Foreign buyers are increasingly snapping up properties in and around Paris with new figures showing they account for almost one in 10 sales. In the three districts that make up the Ile de France some 9.2 per cent of buyers were from overseas, the first time such a number of sales had been seen for... [Read...
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2015: How Jonathan, Atiku wooed Lagos

THe nation’s commercial capital, Lagos was the focus of 2015 presidential politics last weekend as two of the major contenders from the country’s two leading political parties descended on the megalopolisThe post 2015: How Jonathan, Atiku wooed Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News....
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UPP to APC, emulate good examples from PDP

The United Progressive Party, UPP, has urged members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to emulate the good example of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who endorsed President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the party’s sole candidate for the 2015 presidential election. They also urged the APC to use its own internal mechanism to put its...
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Call for power shift to Yobe North receives boost

Some stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress, APC, from Potiskum, Fune, Nangere and Fika local government areas, in Southern part of Yobe State, yesterday threw their weight behind the clamour that power should shift to Yobe North senatorial zone, to produce the next governor of the state in 2015. Addressing a press conference in Maiduguri,...
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Business

Emerging tech firms to get financial boost

Start-up businesses are set to receive a major fi nancial boost as CcHUB (Co-creation Hub) boosted its incubation programme with the launch of a $500 000 seed investment fund. The fund is intended to support early stage start-ups for a period of two years. According to the fi rm, start-ups will receive sums ranging from...
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Jumia unveils same day delivery service

Two years after its major competitor, Konga, introduced a similar service in the country, Jumia has introduced a same day delivery to its customers in Lagos. According to Nicolas Martin, Jumia’s Managing Director, the online retailer’s goal is set to give customers the best online retail experience with its express service delivery. According to the...
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‘Fringe players render brokerage firms unattractive for foreign partnership’

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Mr. Oscar Onyema, has said that high number of fringe players among stockbroking firms in Nigeria has continually rendered the brokerage firms unattractive for foreign partnership.The post ‘Fringe players render brokerage firms unattractive for foreign partnership’ appeared first on Vanguard News....
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IMF’s 2014 financial access survey debuts, considers mobile money indicators
Africa offers high rate of ROI —Dangote
Relocate tank farms to reduce convergence of fuel tankers, LCCI urges FG
How loan applicants can access N5bn CAP Fund — BoI
Our reduced rates attracted compliance — LASAA boss
FESTAC Phase II concession to earn FG N30bn, deliver 50,000 houses
Interswitch acquires majority stake in Paynet
Nasarawa, Enyimba Keep Pressure on Kano Pillars with Big Wins
Trophies Arrive Uyo for Akpabio Scrabble Classic
Kalu: Why I’m Missing PDP Reconciliation Committee Visit Today
2015 Election: Lawyers Ask Court to Stop Jonathan, Sambo
INEC Dragged to Court over New Polling Units
APC Files 600 Witness Statements against Omisore’s Petition
Group Urges APC to Make Atiku Its Presidential Candidate
My Priority is to Unite Nigeria, Says Nda-Isaiah
UPN to Field Candidate against Jonathan in 2015
Gundiri: Credible Elections May Prove to Be a Challenge in Adamawa
2015: Wamakko and I are Indebted to Jonathan, Says Shagari
In UNGA, Jonathan, Obama Meet, May Fix Nigeria, US Ties
APC Accuses Jonathan of Playing Dirty, European MP Claims Party is Funding Boko Haram
PDP: President Yet to Accept to Contest 2015 Elections
S&P Affirms Nigeria’s ‘BB-/B’ Rating, Negative Outlook
Synagogue Tragedy: How S’African Survived by Drinking Her Urine
Ebola: Lagos Shifts Schools’ Resumption Date to October 8
Babangida to Return Wednesday after Routine Medical Check up in Germany
Insurgency: Falana, Security Experts Hail Military’s Move to Streamline ‘Civilian JTF’ Activities
Accessing BoI N5bn cottage fund

Sports

Let the best run Nigerian football – Uchegbulam

One of the candidates in the September 30 NFF elections, Amanze Uchegbulam has challenged delegates to the forthcoming elective congress to eschew sentiments and elect the best leaders for Nigerian football as that was the only pointer to the growth of the game in the country.The post Let the best run Nigerian football – Uchegbulam appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Akpabio Scrabble Classics: Trophies arrive Uyo

As the minutes tick towards the kick off of the highest ranked Scrabble Competition in the world, the Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics, the host Association has confirmed the arrival in Uyo of the 24 custom-made trophies and medals in all the categories even as the Five Star Le meridian Hotel venue of the Classics has been confirmed.The post Akpabio Scrabble Classics: Trophies arrive Uyo appeared first on Vanguard News....
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I want to improve on our achievements – Umeh

As the September 30 election into the Nigeria Football Federation Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation draws near, outgoing First Vice President, Chief Mike Umeh sees himself in a pole position ahead of other contestants for the NFF presidency.The post I want to improve on our achievements – Umeh appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Fashion

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has backed head coach Laurent Blanc

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that head coach Laurent Blanc still has a future at the club.
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BN Video Premiere: Jeremiah Gyang – A Place In The Stars

One of Nigeria’s favourite musicians, Jeremiah Gyang is back on the music scene after what seemed like a hiatus. The song is titled ‘A Place in The Stars‘ and a video for it was released to the public. We aren’t disappointed. Directed by Lummie Edevbie, A Place In The Stars is the official soundtrack for...
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Katsina Governor Allegedly Orders Indefinite Detainment of Student who Criticized him on Facebook

Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, reportedly ordered that a student who criticized him on Facebook should be detained indefinitely. According to Premium Times, the student named Abdulmalik Sa’idu has been in jail for over 20 days now as a result of Shema’s orders. Sa’idu is said to have posted details of an alleged fertiliser...
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Health

Late THISDAY Correspondent, Jude Okwe, Laid to Rest


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Eye Equipment Donated to Ogun


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Onagoruwa’s Late Entry into Inner Bar


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Entertainment

Katsina governor reportedly orders student detained for criticizing him on Facebook

A student of the National Open University of Nigeria, Abdulmalik Sa’idu, has been languishing in a police cell for over 20 days on the orders of the Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, for posting details of an alleged fertilizer scam in the state on his Facebook wall, Premium Times reportsThis was disclosed to Premium Times by Mr. Sa’idu’s family and lawyer. Abdulmalik was first invited to the Katsina Government House on August 28 by a phone caller who claimed he had a message for him. But when Abdulmalik arrived at the governor’s office, he was promptly arrested, handcuffed an
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Meet the OAP who is crushing on her President

Popular Ghanaian TV and radio presenter, Afia Schwarzenegger can no longer hide her feelings towards her President, John Dramani Mahama.
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‘Native and Vogue’ ends today: Who wins Allure Style Awards?

As the curtain falls on the 2nd edition of Native and Vogue Port Harcourt International Fashion Week, tonight, the three day event that has brought Port Harcourt to a standstill, will climax with the annual Allure Style Awards.The post ‘Native and Vogue’ ends today: Who wins Allure Style Awards? appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Technology

Half the world will online by 2017

A new report on broadband access worldwide says 50% of people will have internet access by 2017, but the lowest levels of access are still in sub-Saharan Africa. 
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SAP drives public sector innovation and agility

SAP Africa has kicked off its public sector innovation roadshow in Johannesburg, to highlight how the SAP innovation solutions portfolio including, cloud and big data, supports all levels of government in order to facilitate socio-economic change throughout Africa, governments are looking at innovative ways of connecting the industry players with their communities. SAP is...
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NITDA moves to bridge ICT gap

The National Information Technology Development Agency says it is poised to bridge the gap in Information and Communication Technology through its programmes and policies targeted at developing technology and its usage across the country. The NITDA said although Nigeria had made much progress in the industry, “there is a need for renewed moves, focus and... [Read...
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