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Jubilation in NDU, as Dickson confirms VC

It was jubilation galore at the Niger Delta University, Ammassoma, Bayelsa State, as students and staff of the institution celebrated the confirmation of Prof. Humphery Ogoni as the substantive Vice Chancellor, VC, of the institution. Ogoni, who has been the Acting VC since 2012, edged out three other candidates in an interview and assessments held...
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C’River 2015: Group adopts guber aspirant

A youth front, Mainstream Group, yesterday said it has adopted one of the governorship aspirants, Legor Idagbor, to take over the mantle of leadership from Governor Liyel Imoke in 2015. Speaking with journalists in Calabar, the group’s coordinator, Steve Achine, said they resolved to put their weight behind the erstwhile commissioner for works because they...
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@54: Who is your Nigeria hero

For every strides achieved by all well meaning nations, there are heroes who are well known for the significant roles played in relative field towards the attainment of set national goals. Today, we enjoin you to join us in naming 54 national heroes as Nigeria celebrates her 54th independence anniversary.Share the thoughts of who yourThe post @54: Who is your Nigeria hero appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Why Buhari shouldn’t contest presidential election – APC Rep

One of the 37 Peoples Democratic Party defectors and Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Finance, Dr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, speaks on the forthcoming primaries of the party, among other issues. JOHN AMEH reports. Is the APC not worried by the various pro-Goodluck Jonathan groups holding rallies in support of the President’s second term ambition? Well,... [Read...
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Ondo PDP’ll oppose Mimiko’s takeover– Chairman

In this interview with OLUWOLE JOSIAH, the Chairman of the Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ebenezer Alabi, speaks about the planned defection of Governor Olusegun Mimiko and other matters How did you receive the news of Governor Mimiko’s plans to defect from the Labour Party to your party? Well, everybody has the... [Read...
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Nigeria @ 54: Many broken dreams

BABS approaches every October 1 with trepidation. The day means many things to him and brings back a lot of mixed memoriesThe post Nigeria @ 54: Many broken dreams appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Business

NCDMB oil, gas parks to boost SME growth

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board is planning to spend over $10m on each of the proposed Nigerian Oil and Gas Parks which are geared to boost the manufacturing of oil and gas components. The executive secretary of the board, Mr.Ernest Nwapa, said this in an interview at the close-out ceremony of the Nigerian... [Read...
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N/A canvasses private companies conversion, listing bill

The National Assembly, N/A has intensified plans to hold a public hearing on the proposed private companies conversion and listing bill. The purpose of the bill is to compel private companies whose shareholders funds exceed N40 billion or whose annual turnover exceeds N80 billion or its total assets exceed eighty billion, to convert to public liability company and get its shares listed in the Nigerian Stock Exchange.The post N/A canvasses private companies conversion, listing bill appeared first on Vanguard News....
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We won’t allow importation of electricity meters – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said it will not allow the importation of electricity meters into the country as long as local manufacturers have the capacity to meet demand. The NERC said it was committed to promoting local content in the nascent private sector-driven power sector, adding that there were huge business opportunities in... [Read...
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Sports

Foreign teams for Independence Rugby 7s

European, American, Botswana and South African teams will feature at the 2014 Independence Rugby 7s Tournament along with the winners from the South-West, South-East, the Northern and the South-South Rugby Leagues, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation said this in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. The statement was signed... [Read...
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Serena set for Hopman Cup return

Serena Williams, the leading player in the WTA rankings, will return to the Hopman Cup mixed team event for the first time in seven years, when she teams with Jack Sock on the US squad, the tournament confirmed on Wednesday, Gulfnews reports. Williams, 33, last played in Western Australia in 2008. Sock, ranked 70th on... [Read...
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Nigerian sports at 54

YESTERDAY Monday, 29th September 2014 was another day of pomp and pageantry at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, as President Goodluck Jonathan presented the 2014 edition of National Honours to no fewer than 304 recipients.The post Nigerian sports at 54 appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Happy 54th Independence Day! To Nigeria, Nigerians & All Our Friends

Hey BellaNaijarians. Happy Independence Day! Despite the numerous challenges Nigeria is facing today, there is still so much to be thankful for. We all wish for a better Nigeria, and often times; we look outside of ourselves while dreaming for a better place we can call home. Often times we forget that a better Nigeria...
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BellaNaija Weddings presents #AsoEbiBella – Vol. 57 – Independence Day Edition!

Wedding season is fast approaching and we see you’ve been busy! Rocking beautiful aso ebi styles – today there are nearly 200. We wish you a Happy Independence Day and an enjoyable day with the ones you loved the most. Now back to the matter! For the newbies, an #AsoEbiBella is a wedding guest {bella} looking stunning...
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Mr Nigeria Emmanuel Ikubese celebrates Nigeria’s Independence Day with Patriotic Shoot

Mr Nigeria Emmanuel Ikubese is celebrating Nigeria’s Independence Day with a new shoot. Here is what he has to say; No matter what tribe or religion we represent, we are all Nigerians. Even as we celebrate our independence today lets strive for Peace, Love and Unity in our country. We are ONE. God Bless Nigeria....
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“Happy 54th Nigeria”! – Watch Sterling Bank Customers send Heartfelt Independence Day Messages
Happy Independence! Celebrate your Heroes Today with the #APlaceInTheStars Campaign | Watch Segun Arinze Nominate
Banky W sets a record on the cover of Complete Fashion’s October 2014 Issue
Sodas & Popcorn Movie Review: The Eqaulizer
Events this Weekend
Peter of Psquare Falls Of Stage During Performance.
Genevieve To Begin Online Sales Of Fashion Clothing
BN Bargains: Zokas Timeless Pieces Independence Day Sale
Wedding Scandal! Tongues Wag Over Kokoeba Ita-Giwa’s Real Mother… Groom’s Family Revolts
Tiwa Savage Rumoured Marriage Crisis Deepens, Unveils New Manager
Fred Amata Is Happy About My Marriage—Ibinabo Fiberesima
FASHION POLICE REPORT: Victoria Kimani is One Sexy Mamacita!
Of Course There Is Change- Joy Akosa
Peter Okoye: Psquare Singer Falls Off Stage While Performing [PHOTOS]
Fatherhood Excites Chris Attoh, Expresses More Respect For Women
My Husband Lies To Impress Me—Woman Tells Court
M.I Abaga: Rapper Unveils Album Release Date
Jarule, Ashanti Arrive Nigeria For Bovi
Boko Haram: 3 Terrorists Sentenced To 75 Years In Prison
Yvonne Okoro Goes On CNN
Rape: "How My Pastor Turned Me Into His Sex Slave" - Teenage Girl
Some Male Fans Say I’m Rude Because I Reject Their Advances—Iyabo Ojo
Mike Havenaar and Shinji Kagawa earn Japan recalls
Chelsea captain John Terry relieved after win over Sporting Lisbon
TY Bello Goes On Photography Tour To Kano
Pulse VIP Blogger - KC Ejelonu: Can My Passion Pay The Bills?
Pulse TV News: Omotola Is A Better Actress Than Genevieve Nnaji - Charles Novia

Health

Injuries may raise chances of risky behaviour by teens

Teenagers who have experienced a traumatic brain injury are much more likely to engage in a wide range of risky behaviors, Canadian researchers report. Both boys and girls were more likely to smoke, use drugs, drink alcohol and get poor grades after they endured a blow to the head that knocked them out for longer... [Read...
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Insecurity: A Scourge That Won’t Go Away


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Entertainment

Project Fame winner, Olawale drops debut album

Winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa Season 6, Olawale Ojo released his debut album on September 26, 2014.
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Instagram blocked in China

Online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service Instagram has been blocked in China.
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Omotola is a better actress than Genevieve – Charles Novia

Nollywood director, Charles Novia has waded in on the age long argument about who is better between actresses, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Genevieve Nnaji.
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Technology

Nigeria @ 54: Why ICT deserves more

Although Information and Communication Technology, ICT, cannot be given much credit for securing Nigeria’s independence, it has most certainly played an indispensable role in sustaining the country’s political, economic and social independence.The post Nigeria @ 54: Why ICT deserves more appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Big Data, cloud’ll change business models, IBM boss

ALthough “Big Data” is gradually becoming the world’s largest resource, a range of new technologies from mobile, big data and cloud would transform business models and the way organizations in fast emerging markets like Nigeria use this information to engage their target markets and stakeholder base, the Country General Manager, IBM, Taiwo Otiti has said.The post Big Data, cloud’ll change business models, IBM boss appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Vodacom introduces Cloud Technology to tackle IT challenges

Vodacom Nigeria, has introduced Cloud computing which is a leading trend in today’s world because of it limitless ability to provide solutions to Information and Communicationb Technology, ICT, challenges.The post Vodacom introduces Cloud Technology to tackle IT challenges appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Etisalat bags two awards at Nigerian telecoms Awards
Five Nigerian interconnect carriers record 1bn minutes in WTL-VoIP switches
African startups fast-tracked by Microsoft’s second round of innovation grants
Investor networks to work towards pan-African Business Angel Network
50 physically challenged Nigerians benefit from ICT skills
There is a huge demand for Bitcoins in Ghana – Beam
Seven African Startups Fast-Tracked by Microsoft’s Second Round of Innovation Grant
Microsoft reveals Windows 10
KTN, NTV and Citizen back on StarTimes
MTN appoints new group executive for enterprise business unit
Uche Ofodile joins Tigo as CEO in DRC
MTN Business partners with City Lodge Hotel Group
Rwanda: Telecom revenues on the rise
Google challenges education institutions on quality app developers
Nigeria’s GSM subscribers now at 130m
Tigo DRC appoints new GM
Kenya’s NTSA launches new internet, mobile system to Modernize Road Transport Sector
10 steps to application transformation
MTN SA reduces roaming rates for Saudi Arabia
Shuttleworth wins R250m court battle against Sarb
Mteto Nyati makes a move to MTN
Dark Fibre Africa wins court ruling for fibre optic network
TruSpot Rolls Out Major Upgrade To Its Africa-Focused Music Social Network
Belgium’s SatADSL partners local companies for financial and school broadcasting services
GigaLayer offers a whooping 54% discount on all of its hosting plans
Nigeria to finish testing centre for Made in Nigeria satellite by 2015
SkyVision provides its satellite-based VPN to Nigeria’s Unity Bank

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