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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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Jonathan’s adoption by PDP, a shame – Balewa

A presidential aspirant and son of a former Prime Minister, Dr. Abdul Jhalil Tafawa Balewa has described the recent adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan as consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the 2015 election as shameful.The post Jonathan’s adoption by PDP, a shame – Balewa appeared first on Vanguard News....
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2015: Ikwerre passes vote of confidence in Jonathan, Wike
N10bn Jet Scandal: Court okays Allison-Madueke, NNPC’s amended suit against Reps
2015: Obanikoro joins Lagos gov race
I will liberate Lagos from Tinubu’s political and economic bondage – Obanikoro
2015: Jonathan to get 23 million votes from Fulani breeders
Pistorius sentenced to five years jail for killing girlfriend
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Graham-Douglas ‘tears’ Rivers PDP apart
One dead, 16 thugs arrested at Amosun’s Ilaro rally
Maku wants 1% of govt. contract to be dedicated to publicity
Empower states to explore minerals deposits and diversify economy
BREAKING: Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison
Steenkamp family welcomes Pistorius jail sentence
Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
Senator Mark demands full implementation of 2014 budget
Ministry set for Silicon Valley Project
Ebola: Saraki commends Nigerian health workers
Nigerian Law School explains this year’s mass failure
Kidnappers now use ATM to collect ransom – Police
UNILORIN becomes first Nigerian University ranked in Africa’s top 20
Kwara North monarchs back Governor Ahmed’s bid for second term
Buruji Kashamu: Ex-Senate President Ebute writes Obasanjo, calls him a hypocrite
Down Syndrome Foundation focuses on awareness
Fayose swears in SSG as Ekiti Assembly suspends recess
FG links recent electricity shortage to 1,000MW drop in power generation
APC governors to meet Wednesday in Ilorin
Boko Haram: FG willing to rehabilitate North East – NEMA

Politics

2015: Amaechi’s kinsmen endorse Jonathan for second term

Despite the ongoing political war brewing between President Goodluck Jonathan and his in-law, governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State, Ikwerre ethnic nationality has thrown its weight behind the re-election of the President. The community also passed a vote of confidence on Jonathan and Nyesom Wike in the forth-coming general elections, and thus called on […]2015: Amaechi’s kinsmen endorse Jonathan for second term...
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Tafawa Balewa’s son says adopting Jonathan as sole candidate is shameful

Son of a former Prime Minister, Dr. Abdul Jhalil Tafawa Balewa, who is eyeing the presidential seat has blamed the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for adopting President Goodluck Jonathan as its consensus candidate for the 2015 general elections. Balewa said the development was a shameful act and unconstitutional as it was unknown […]Tafawa Balewa’s son says adopting Jonathan as sole candidate is shameful...
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2015: Benue elders dump Gemade, buy PDP forms for Suswam

Elders from the North East senatorial zone of Benue State on Monday bought both expression of interest and party nomination forms for Gov. Gabriel Suswam at the state secretariat of the PDP in Makurdi, the state capital. While presenting the forms to Governor Suswam, leader of the delegation, Atoza Ihindan, said the governor has all […]2015: Benue elders dump Gemade, buy PDP forms for Suswam...
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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

Baxter unsure on Itu, Killer

Striker Mphela suffered an injury after he scored in the MTN 8 semi-final win against Platinum Stars on August 24, while captain Khune picked up a knock in the Absa Premiership clash against SuperSport United. ALSO READ: Nkhatha back, but not Parker Baxter believes it’s going to be a while before fans see both players in action. “They are both quite far away. They have both started their rehab and jogging and may be available towards the end of the year, but I’m not sure if they will be match fit.”  Chiefs’ next League fixture is at home against Moroka Swallows....
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‘Arrogant’ Van Gaal vows to attack Chelsea on Sunday

Louis van Gaal has promised that he will not instruct his team to sit back, when they host Chelsea this weekend. The Dutchman watched on, as Daley Blind smashed in a late equaliser to salvage a point against West Brom on Monday. The draw leaves United 10 points adrift of the leaders, who visit Old […]‘Arrogant’ Van Gaal vows to attack Chelsea on Sunday...
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Gullit reportedly turns down Nigeria over fear of Ebola, kidnapping

Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit, has rejected an opportunity to handle the Super Eagles, because of fears over the spread of the Ebola virus and kidnapping. According to AfricanFootball.com, the Dutchman has been contacted to take over the African champions, after the Eagles’ remaining two 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo and South […]Gullit reportedly turns down Nigeria over fear of Ebola, kidnapping...
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Fashion

Oscar Pistorious Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

Oscar Pistorious has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for the fatal shooting of then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa, who issued the ruling in a Pretoria court, also gave him a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge, BBC reports. In accordance with South African law,  he will have to serve a minimum...
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Ahiara Catholic Church crisis: Priests fight dirty, guns recovered

The crisis over the appointment and consecration of the new Bishop of Ahiara Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Peter Okpalaeke, by the Papacy, took a turn for the worst over the weekend, as priests allegedly engaged in a free-for-all. It was gathered that trouble started when Rev. Fr. Januarius Chima Ahaneku went to St. Brigid’s Catholic […]Ahiara Catholic Church crisis: Priests fight dirty, guns recovered...
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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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Renowned Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82
Fun Time! Julius Agwu Celebrates Kids’ Birthday with Friends Ali Baba, AY, PSquare & More | Photos
Monalisa Chinda, Uche Jombo, Lancelot Imasuen & More at the Dallas Premiere Of ‘Invasion 1897’ | Photos
Shettima Sacks Borno Express Chairman
Let the Fun Begin! Strands Events invites you to its Shutdown Xmas Fair this November
Isio Knows Better: Famous
Real Estate Unite 2014 Awards Babatunde Fashola, Julius Berger, Stanbic IBTC & More at Annual Awards in Lagos
Nigerian Law School Speaks on Mass Failure of Students who took Bar Exam
BN Book Review: These Words Expose Us: An Anthology by The Naked Convos | Review by Atoke
Champagne & Comfort Food! Chika Ike Enjoys Pre-Birthday Vacation in Dubai
Redeemed Christian Church of God Pastor Arrested for Alleged N5.1 Million Fraud
Hot Collab! Akon and D’Banj Working Together on Two New Singles
Simple & Chic for the Working Lady! Adéy Soile presents its Debut Collection – “The Adéy Woman”
Diezani N10 Billion Jet Saga: Court Grants Minister’s Application to Amend Suit
China Donates $6 Million to UN World Food Programme for Ebola Response
Nicki Minaj and Her “Cheeky Assets” Feature in GQ Magazine’s November 2014 Issue
Lenny Kravitz Covers Uptown Magazine’s October/November 2014 Issue; Talks Marriage, Fashion & More
Oscar Pistorius: 10 Strongest Words Judge Masipa Said At Sentencing
Poetry For Change: Corruption, Violence... Something Is Wrong With Nigeria, MAPOLY Student Laments
Actress Gloria Johnson Involved in Fatal Auto Crash
Awards Have Exposed Me To Many Things—Tope Tadela
Oritse Femi Lavishes N224 Million on Material Things Alone
Exclusive! BON Awards Fallout: I Stand By My Words—Elvis Chuks Speaks
Photos: Former Minister of Health Hands Over After Resignation
Breaking: Oscar Pistorius To Spend 5 Years In Jail
Man Declared Wanted For Dumping Kids In School For 8 Years In Ogun
Mike Gascoyne calls for measured response

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

President Sirleaf seeks global help for Liberia on Ebola

Like President Barack Obama of the United States, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has called on global powers to be more concerned in the fight against Ebola.
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Yvonne Nelson unhappy with reports that Iyanya dumped her

Ghanaian actress and movie producer, Yvonne Nelson, is very unhappy with reports that she was jilted by Nigerian music star, Iyanya.
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Celebrity fashion icon, Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

The death, which occurred late yesterday, October 20, 2014, was confirmed by his wife, Annette de la Renta with cause of death linked to complications from cancer, against which the celebrated fashion legend, who clothed stars for decades, fought for about 8 years.
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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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