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Nigeria officially Ebola free— World Health Organization

The World Health Organization on Monday declared Nigeria officially Ebola-free, after 42 days -- or two incubation periods -- without any new confirmed cases of the deadly virus.The post Nigeria officially Ebola free— World Health Organization appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Tinubu’s camp lines up three men for Buhari’s running mate

Associates of All Progressives Congress, APC leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu are lining up three possible running mates for Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) should the former head of state prevail in the forthcoming presidential nomination convention of the party.The post Tinubu’s camp lines up three men for Buhari’s running mate appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Buhari will serve only one term like Mandela – APC chieftain

An All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, Rotimi Fashakin, has disclosed a pledge made by former Head of State and presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) to serve only one term of four years if he emerges the nation’s President in 2015. Fashakin, who served as the National Publicity Secretary of the now rested Congress for […]Buhari will serve only one term like Mandela – APC chieftain...
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2015: Change Sambo now or lose – PDP Women leader tells Jonathan
Buhari: What’s new?
2015: Fashola dismisses speculation of being running mate to Buhari
$9.3m arms deal: Reps commence hearing on alleged $50,000 bribe given to PDP lawmakers
Terrorism: Jonathan explains why he won’t ‘crush’ Boko Haram
FG supplies more relief items to Chibok
“We have done it before, we will do it again” – Amodu confident of Nigeria’s qualification
Jonathan meets PDP Governors over formal declaration
Cash-to-arms deal: It was illegal for Ortitsejafor to turn church’s jet into a kabu kabu – Falana
Endorsement of successors: PDP governors bow, agree to primaries
South Africa rejects hosting Africa Nations Cup
N3.3bn new Government House is Fayemi’s show of wickedness to Ekiti people – Fayose’s aide
Wizkid, 2face thrill fans at first ever int’l concert
How Lagos spent N160 bn World Bank loan – Fashola
Ebola tops EU meeting with warnings crisis is at ‘tipping point’
Borno: Soldiers kill 25 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms
US airdrops supplies to Syrian Kurds as Kobane battle rages
Ondo PDP accuses Mimiko of sponsoring illegal PDP cards, registers
2015: Osibajo, Borofice, Edun tipped to emerge as Buhari’s running mate
2015: Rivers APC predicts Jonathan’s defeat at the polls
I have unfinished business at Ekiti Government House – Fayemi
Five lawmakers to join PDP in Ogun
Lagos 2015: My chances are bright – Pitan
World Weightlifting Championship: Nigeria enters 14 lifters
25 feared killed after Fulani Herdsmen raid Taraba village
Gullit on NFF Radar as Keshi Denies He was Sacked
The quest for APC ticket is a battle of ideas – Atiku

Politics

Questions on indictment, impeachment and eligibility

Amid judicial controversy of all sorts including a pending court case questioning his eligibility due to indictment and subsequent impeachment in 2006, Ayo Fayose was on Thursday sworn in as Ekiti State governor for the second time.The post Questions on indictment, impeachment and eligibility appeared first on Vanguard News....
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2015: Jonathan will win in Chibok despite abduction of school girls – Senator Aruwa

A chieftain of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Senator Mukhtar Ahmed Aruwa, has predicted victory for President Goodluck Jonathan in the presidential elections in 2015. He also added that the President will get the required 25 percent votes even in Chibok, the Borno community where Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls […]2015: Jonathan will win in Chibok despite abduction of school girls – Senator Aruwa...
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“My story would have been told in the Bible” – Fayose says return as Governor is divine

General Superintendent, Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor Williams Kumuyi, yesterday counseled the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose to be God-conscious in his four-year stewardship. Kumuyi in a letter to Governor Fayose read during his Thanksgiving Church Service at the weekend urged him to imbibe timeless tenets of “integrity, openness, transparency and prudence in the discharge […]“My story would have been told in the Bible” – Fayose says return as Governor is divine...
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Business

Africa needs investment more than aid –Dangote

The President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said that Africa needs more investments than aid from developed economies. Describing Africa as a blessed continent with numerous natural resources, he said what Africa needed now was trade both within itself and with the international communities, as the continent is the most blessed. Dangote said the... [Read...
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Falling oil prices pose challenges for Nigeria – Emefiele

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has said the current decline in crude oil prices globally presents some risks to the country. Global oil prices are down around 25 per cent to $86 per barrel from $112 in June this year, putting pressure on oil-exporting countries, including Nigeria. Emefiele, who spoke at... [Read...
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How Benue earned N6bn from selling Dangote shares

Benue State government has been secretly selling its shares in Dangote Cement plc, earning more than N6 billion from the sale, documents including CSCL reports sighted by BusinessDay have revealed. According to documents seen by our reporters, a key Benue State government agency, through Elixir Investment Partners, a fund management and advisory firm, offloaded 29.19...
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Nigeria to privatise downstream petroleum, unlock potentials to attract FDI – Kramer
We’ve made housing affordable, says Ogun commissioner
The Basic Guide to Starting your Business Part 2
Ali Mazrui and the Africans
Ikeja Disco to install 500,000 pre-paid meters in 3 years
Nigeria declared Ebola-free after containing virus
FG, states move to improve revenue generation
Retail sales rise 50% to $160bn on back of growing disposable income
IFC to provide $5m loan to HealthPlus, CasaBella to expand pharmaceutical, personal care services
‘GGL compressed natural gas plant 95% completed’
CBN says 54% of market traders in Port Harcourt are financially excluded
Naira firms against dollar as investors eye Nigeria assets
Nigeria to host Alcohol Beverage Marketing Summit on October 23
Stakeholders seek local content in telecoms industry
Access Bank gets ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Certification
Restaurants: The Importance of POS Systems
Nigeria receives $67bn FDI in 13 years with opportunities in solid minerals
ARM, others lead financing for $1bn power plant
CIS to collaborate with NBA, ICAN for growth
Lagos to host 2014 Glo/CAF awards
Sustained naira pressure on back of heightened socio-political risk
Hostile business environment scuttling N630bn air cargo business in PH
Raising the bar with personal branding
Taking charge of your earnings, expenses
Basic qualifi cation of an entrepreneur
Simplify housing laws, developer advises govt
H1 2014 results show Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank outperforms peers

Sports

Nkhatha back, not Parker

The Zimbabwean missed yesterday’s record-breaking 1-0 win against Ajax Cape Town due to illness, but should be ready to get going again when Chiefs host the Birds at FNB Stadium.   “Kingston has no fever anymore and is coming back this morning,” coach Stuart Baxter says. “He had a raging fever the other day. He has to be one day without a fever before he starts exercising. “He will do a gentle turn over today and then we will see him tomorrow. If he is okay tomorrow then he will do a normal pre-match and then he will be available.” -------------------------------------------------
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Ertugral early favourite for Birds job

Swallows are without a head coach after Zeca Marques resigned from his post on Monday. Former Bafana Bafana striker Fani Madida is set to lead the Dube Birds in their next Absa Premiership encounter against Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium on Wednesday.According to a source close to Swallows, Ertugral is expected to arrive in the country before the end of this week and is expected to meet with club boss Leon Prins with a view to returning to the PSL this season."There are a few names including that of Ian Gorowa. However, Muhsin is more favoured for the job at Swallows," the source tells KickOff.c
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Marques was not enjoying coaching

Marques met with the Dube Birds management this afternoon and officially tendered his resignation letter."I have left the club," Marques tells KickOff.com."The results were no longer forthcoming and I was no longer enjoying my job. I believe Fani Madida will lead the team for the game against Kaizer Chiefs on Wednesday," he adds.Swallows fans have endured five straight defeats, their last one 2-3 at home to Mpumalanga Black Aces on Saturday, and have been calling for club CEO Leon Prins to also step down.Meanwhile, former Swallows coach Gordon Igesund has defended Prins and says the chairman i
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Fashion

Nigeria is Officially Ebola-Free! WHO to Make Formal Declaration Today

Great news for Nigeria. The country is officially free of Ebola, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO is set to make the official announcement today, BBC reports. The basis for declaring the Ebola-free status is that Nigeria hasn’t had a confirmed Ebola case for two incubation periods – 42 days. Senegal has already...
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$9.3m arms scandal: Pastor Adeboye defends Oristejafor

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E.A Adeboye has reacted to the $9.3m arms scandal that recently hit the leader of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor. Airing his opinion on RCCG’s Facebook walls hours ago, Pastor Adeboye who is not known to react to controversial issues, wrote […]$9.3m arms scandal: Pastor Adeboye defends Oristejafor...
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Ghanaian Actress Naa Ashorkor weds boyfriend of 7 years, Cabutey

Congrats are in order for beautiful multimedia personality Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku who wed her boyfriend of 7 years Ahuma Cabutey Adodoaji over the weekend. They met in 2006 on her first day of lectures at the Ghana Institute of Journalism, when the groom was then in his final year. The couple had their traditional wedding...
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She Made Us Proud at New York Fashion Week! BN Beauty chats with Bimpe Onakoya of L’Oreal on her Journey & What’s Next!
Ebola: British Nurse who Survived Returns to Sierra Leone
Joseph Benjamin, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Tonto Dikeh & More At The 2014 Nollywood Movie Awards | Photos
“God gave me a second chance” – Ekiti Governor Fayose Prostrates for God at Church Service
Adedotun Eyinade: Conquering Kilimanjaro for the Worthy Cause of Down Syndrome
Wedding & Bridal Services Hub – “Hudayya Complex” opens in Abuja with Genevieve Nnaji & More Guests!
Big Brother Hotshots: Nigeria’s Lilian, Uganda’s Esther & Kenya’s Sabina say Goodbye to the House
The First Creatures to ever Have Sex in the World were Fish!
New Music: Ice Prince – That Could Be Us + In the Morning
Denola Grey: Party from Daytime to Night Time in Style with these 6 Fashionable Tips
Explosion Rocks Estate of Former Edo State SSG
Not Just another Supermodel! Oluchi Orlandi Goes Beyond the Runway for Forbes Woman Africa
Bimbola & Dipo’s Manhattan Beach Pre-Wedding Shoot | INIJE Photography
Educating Teens on Insurance Benefits! Apply for the Miss Insurance 2014 “Teens For Insurance” Essay Competition
Ex-deputy Governor Declares for Anambra South Senatorial Seat
New Video: SHiiKANE feat Oritse Femi – Sabi
Pastor Adeboye Defends CAN President Oritsejafor over $9.3 Million Arms Deal Scandal
Lagos Woman allegedly Abducts & Kills Stepdaughter over Sallah Clothes
Mercy Johnson, Mike Ezuruonye, Tope Tedela and More Emerge Winners at 2014 Nollywood Movie Awards
MI Talks Candidly About Brymo Leaving Chocolate City, Issues Between Jesse Jagz & His Label and More On ‘The Truth’
New Video: Ezi Emela – Confam It
T.B Joshua Carries 3 Bags of Rice on Head as Philanthropic Gesture – VIDEO
65 Year Old Nigerian Man Reportedly Dies following Confrontation with US Police
Mavins in the UK! Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy, Di’Ja, Korede Bello Prepare For UK Concert
31 Years & Going Strong! Betty and Soni Irabor Cuddle Up on the Dance Floor
Polo Avenue Unveils “Fashion Series” in Support of Nigeria’s Fashion Industry
Russian Tennis Official Fined $25,000 & Suspended for calling Serena & Venus “Williams Brothers”

Health

An Agenda for the 2015 Campaigns


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CBN Puts Two Banks under Watch over Low CAR


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A NATION OF HUNGRY PEOPLE


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Entertainment

Mercy Johnson, Mike Ezuruonye, others win at 2014 NMA – See full list of winners

Outstanding Nollywood celebrities were honored at the Nollywood Movies Awards, which held over the weekend at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was hosted by actors Dakore Akande, Gideon Okeke, Uru Eke with TV host Denrele Edun, and Cool FM OAP Kaylah Oniwo serving as Red Carpet hosts. Actor, Mike Ezuruonye won the best male actor award while  Ireti Doyle was awarded the best lead actress […]Mercy Johnson, Mike Ezuruonye, others win at 2014 NMA – See full list of winners...
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Nigerian housemate Lilian Afegbai evicted from Big Brother Hotshot 2014

Nigeria’s female representative at Big Brother Africa 2014, Lilian Afegbai, has just been evicted. Lilian, 22 year old model, actor, presenter and Tax collector was evicted tonight while her male counterpart, Tayo was saved from eviction. All through her two weeks of stay in the house, she entertained her housemates with her twerk moves. She […]Nigerian housemate Lilian Afegbai evicted from Big Brother Hotshot 2014...
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Dencia wants to share Forbes magazine cover with Folorunsho Alakija

Controversial Nigerian up and coming singer and businesswoman, Dencia has revealed her desire to be a billionaire one day.
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Technology

South Africans are early adopters of latest smartphone trends – BlackBerry

Yudi Moodley, Managing Director for Africa at BlackBerry, has described South Africans as early adopters of the latest trends in smartphones. In line with this he said BlackBerry will be launching its latest smartphone the BlackBerry Passport next month in South Africa.
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Econet launches Connected Car service

Econet has launched yet another revolutionary product branded the Econet Connected Car.
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BBC launches Ebola information service on WhatsApp

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has launched an Ebola information service on the popular multimedia instant communication platform WhatsApp.
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