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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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I will liberate Lagos from Tinubu’s political and economic bondage – Obanikoro

Former minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has explained why he resigned his appointment to contest the 2015 Lagos State governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former Ambassador to Ghana, whose resignation took effect yesterday, officially disengaged from office as minister and member of President Goodluck Jonathan’s […]I will liberate Lagos from Tinubu’s political and economic bondage – Obanikoro...
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Jonathan’s adoption by PDP, a shame – Balewa
2015: Ikwerre passes vote of confidence in Jonathan, Wike
2015: Jonathan to get 23 million votes from Fulani breeders
N10bn Jet Scandal: Court okays Allison-Madueke, NNPC’s amended suit against Reps
Pistorius sentenced to five years jail for killing girlfriend
“You are too old to rule Nigeria” – Sheik Gumi tells Buhari to step down for younger leaders
2015: Obanikoro joins Lagos gov race
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Graham-Douglas ‘tears’ Rivers PDP apart
Maku wants 1% of govt. contract to be dedicated to publicity
Empower states to explore minerals deposits and diversify economy
One dead, 16 thugs arrested at Amosun’s Ilaro rally
Steenkamp family welcomes Pistorius jail sentence
BREAKING: Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison
Oritsefemi acquires N200 million Lekki home, Range Rover Evoque
Threat to Lai Mohammmed: APC tells presidency to call Asari-Dokubo to order
N4,000 NYSC fee: House of Reps has betrayed Nigerian youths – ACT
FG, Kaduna govt. to revive groundnut farming
UCL Preview: Di Matteo leads ‘revived’ Schalke, Chelsea target first home win
Scientists develop devise to diagnose patient for Ebola in 15 minutes
Delta 2015: Okowa’s ambitions receives boost from heavyweights
Ministry set for Silicon Valley Project
Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
Ebola: APC claims Lagos led the way in containment of virus
Senator Mark demands full implementation of 2014 budget
Nigerian Law School explains this year’s mass failure
UNILORIN becomes first Nigerian University ranked in Africa’s top 20

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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Tambuwal set to succeed Aliyu Wamakko

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Aminu Tambuwal is set to succeed Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko as the governor of Sokoto State on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC. It was widely reported yesterday night that the Speaker had defected to the opposition APC, but the report was quickly refuted through […]Tambuwal set to succeed Aliyu Wamakko...
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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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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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Salmon backs ex-teammate Suarez

Salmon spent a year playing alongside the Uruguayan international in the 2006/07 season, when Suarez first made the move to Europe, joining Dutch side FC Groningen from hometown club Nacional. In fact, Suarez’s first-ever appearance in Europe was in September 2006, when he came on as a substitute in a UEFA Cup tie against Partizan Belgrade for Salmon himself. “That’s my claim to fame, I kept him on the bench you see,” Salmon jokingly says while speaking to KickOff.com. “I actually got injured, and he came on for me.” Salmon, who spent 10 years in Europe turning out for Dutch duo NA
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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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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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Aisha Falode’s Open Letter to Pres. Jonathan on Son’s Death

It has been eight months since noted AIT Sports broadcaster and Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive, Aisha Falode, lost her son in Dubai. As you will recall, her son Toba Falode a.k.a Tyler Fray died under questionable circumstances in Dubai. Ever since the unfortunate incident, Falode has been seeking justice for her son’s death. In...
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Donald Trump Angry at Oscar Pistorious Verdict | Calls Judge a Moron
Have A Laugh! Watch Nigerian Celebrities Define ‘Imbibe’ on FlyTime Word of the Day
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
Real Estate Unite 2014 Awards Babatunde Fashola, Julius Berger, Stanbic IBTC & More at Annual Awards in Lagos
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Shettima Sacks Borno Express Chairman
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Star Nicholas Brendon Apologises for Drunken Arrest
Auto Focus with Yemi Shobowale: Key Attractions at the 2014 Paris Motor Show – Part 2
Popping Fall Beauty Ideas with Ajak Deng, Jeneil Williams, Herieth Paul & More for W Magazine
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Lagos Strip Club Owner Says “University Girls Make N150,000 a Day in My Club”
Nigerian Law School Speaks on Mass Failure of Students who took Bar Exam
Champagne & Comfort Food! Chika Ike Enjoys Pre-Birthday Vacation in Dubai
Simple & Chic for the Working Lady! Adéy Soile presents its Debut Collection – “The Adéy Woman”
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
Poetry For Change: Corruption, Violence... Something Is Wrong With Nigeria, MAPOLY Student Laments
Ekiti Governor Fayose Condemns Fayemi for Spending N3.3 Billion on Governor’s Lodge
Inspiring! Carol’s Daughter set to be acquired by L’Oréal USA

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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DJ Calvin Harris features Gwen Stefani, Big Sean on new album

The 30-year-old, who is highest paid DJ in the world, enlisted the big-name stars as well as chart-topping artists such as Haim, Tinashe, Hurts, Firebeats, R3hab and John Newman to work with him on his new LP, which is set for release on November 3.
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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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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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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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