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Catholic priests fight dirty in Mbaise

The schism, which has been trailing the appointment and consecration of the new Bishop of Ahiara Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Peter Okpalaeke, by the Papacy, took a more dangerous dimension weekend, as priests allegedly got entangled in what people described as a dirty battle.The post Catholic priests fight dirty in Mbaise appeared first on Vanguard News....
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How Nigeria defeated Ebola

Ninety three days after the American Liberia Patrick Sawyer imported the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD into Nigeria, the nation is officially Ebola-free.The post How Nigeria defeated Ebola appeared first on Vanguard News....
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2015: Ikwerre passes vote of confidence in Jonathan, Wike

PORT HARCOURT— Ikwerre ethnic nationality has passed a vote of confidence in President Goodluck Jonathan and Chief Nyesom Wike in the forth- coming general elections, and called on them to declare their interest for the polls.The post 2015: Ikwerre passes vote of confidence in Jonathan, Wike appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

Uduaghan’ll hand over to me, says Okowa

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has refuted a speculation that there is a rift between him and the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan. Okowa, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, who spoke at a well-attended rally in Asaba on Monday, said his relationship with Uduaghan was so smooth that he... [Read...
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YOANEA condemns killing of Kirikiri prison inmates

Youth of All Nations, YOANEA, an advocacy group which protects and promotes the interest of youths, has condemned the killing of inmates of Medium Security Prison, Kirikiri in Lagos State, describing the maximum force unleashed on the prison inmates as brutal, wicked and ‘bokoharamic’. In a statement by YOANEA’s National Leader, Comrade Jeff Echezona Joshua,...
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The cabal will soon abandon Suntai – Astimans

The senior special assistant (media and publicity) to the acting governor of Taraba State Mr. Aaron Astimans speaks on the political log-jam in the state that followed the plane crash of the substantive governor, Mr. Danbaba Suntai. What is the truth about an impeachment plot against the acting governor? In the first place let meThe post The cabal will soon abandon Suntai – Astimans appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Business

Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa, account for 30% global oil discoveries

Almost 30 percent of global oil and gas discoveries made over the last five years were in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting growing global appetite for African resources, the World Energy Outlook Special Report said.The post Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa, account for 30% global oil discoveries appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Minister tasks Abuja Disco on power supply

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has charged the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, to urgently address the epileptic power supply in the entire Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja and its environs.The post Minister tasks Abuja Disco on power supply appeared first on Vanguard News....
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India to pay Iran $500m next week

Indian refiners will pay $500 million to Iran next week, the second installment in an interim deal that allows Tehran to recover part of overseas frozen oil revenues that are payments for oil it has sold, two industry sources said in Friday.The post India to pay Iran $500m next week appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Sports

Don’t expect miracles from me – Amodu

The newly appointed coach of the Super Eagles Amodu Shaibu has asked Nigerians to be moderate in their expectations of the team even as he promised to give his best in salvaging Nigeria’s hopes of participating at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.The post Don’t expect miracles from me – Amodu appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Ethiopia FA denies Keshi

Disengaged Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi’s reported move to Ethiopia may have hit the rocks as the Ethiopian Football Association has denied ever getting any application from him.The post Ethiopia FA denies Keshi appeared first on Vanguard News....
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NFF woos Guinness, Arik, others

The new Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has expressed its determination to sustain and strength en its relationship with its partners, even as it forges ahead to woo new sponsors. NFF President, Amaju Pinnick said these when he visited brewery giant, Guinness Nigeria PLC and leading airline, Arik, in Lagos last weekend....
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Fashion

Have A Laugh! Watch Nigerian Celebrities Define ‘Imbibe’ on FlyTime Word of the Day

Share a laugh with Nigerian OAP, Nedu as he asks celebrities to define the word ‘Imbibe’ on FlyTime TV Word of the Day. Check it out!
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Photos: Former Minister of Health Hands Over After Resignation

Former Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has today, October 20 handed over his portfolio to the Minister of Health for state, Dr Khaliru Alhassa
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Mike Gascoyne calls for measured response

Caterham technical officer Mike Gascoyne urged against a knee-jerk reaction to the crash which hospitalised Marussia driver Jules Bianchi.
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Health

Churches, agencies formulate response to Ebola outbreak

To respond to the Ebola Virus crisis in West Africa, which has taken more almost 4,500 lives, the World Council of Churches, WCC, brought to the table representatives of Christian aid organisations and United Nations’ agencies to learn from each other and up their efforts.The post Churches, agencies formulate response to Ebola outbreak appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission is crucial to the MDGs — IDOKO

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, has described the upcoming launch of National Plan for the country’s Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, eMTCT, initiative as being in line with the Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive.The post Elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission is crucial to the MDGs — IDOKO appeared first on Vanguard News....
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WHO Applauds Nigeria’s Spectacular Success with Ebola


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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

Gloo.ng plans rollout in Abuja, P’Harcourt

Gloo.ng, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing online supermarkets, is set to roll out services in Abuja and Port Harcourt by 2015. It stated this on Friday, after achieving 75 per cent coverage of the Lagos Internet market since it commenced operation on October 6, 2012. The firm said it hoped to have extended its reach... [Read...
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FG demands 50% local content from HP, others

The Federal Government has asked the original equipment manufacturers doing business in Nigeria to achieve 50 per cent local content or prepare to quit. In preparation for increasing the local content in the Nigerian Information and Communications Technology space, the Ministry of Communications Technology recently established the Office for National Content. The ONC is domiciled... [Read...
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Muslim students develop mobile health apps

Muslim students at the University of Lagos have developed an application that reveals locations and contacts of health centres and general hospitals in Lagos. The application, according to the head of its development team, Mr. Yusuf Jimoh, also features theological views on health, information on some dangerous viruses, first aid corner, health news, quick telephone... [Read...
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