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‘Findings proved that some polytechnic graduates were better than their university counterparts’

The Bill for an Act to Abolish and Prohibit Dichotomy and Discrimination between First Degrees and Higher National Diploma in the same Profession/Field and related matters on Wednesday scaled second reading in the Senate.The post ‘Findings proved that some polytechnic graduates were better than their university counterparts’ appeared first on Vanguard News....
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2015: I’ll beat Jonathan easily — Kwankwaso

Governor of Kano State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has said that President Goodluck Jonathan would be easy to defeat during the 2015 elections contrary to the expectations of the supporters of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.The post 2015: I’ll beat Jonathan easily — Kwankwaso appeared first on Vanguard News....
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President Jonathan, where is the ceasefire with Boko Haram?

By  Is’haq Modibbo Kawu LIKE other Nigerians, I was taken by surprise when news broke last week that the Nigerian government had reached a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram. The announcement was swiftly followed by the Chief of Defence Staff’s directive to all troops to stop engagement with Boko Haram. It became even more curiousThe post President Jonathan, where is the ceasefire with Boko Haram? appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

‘Omisore’ll be inaugurated in Nov’

A Peoples Democratic Party senatorial aspirant for Osun Central Senatorial District, Chief Oluwole Aina, has said Senator Iyiola Omisore would win at the Election Petitions Tribunal and would be inaugurated as the governor of Osun State on November 26. Aina, who is the chairman, Governing Board of National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, said this... [Read...
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Sasore denies non-membership rumour

A former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Mr. Supo Sasore (SAN), has refuted speculations that he is not a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress. Shortly after the Senior Advocate of Nigeria joined the race for Lagos governorship, some members of the party objected, saying he is not a member of... [Read...
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We’re not stopping anybody from contesting —APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it is not stopping any aspirant that chooses to run for elective office on its platform. The party, therefore, denied reports that it had put in place guidelines preventing political holders from running for more than two terms in office. The party said this in... [Read...
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Business

Rwanda to Screen U.S. Visitors for Ebola


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China, India keep Nigeria’s crude oil export alive

As the price of the nation’s major foreign exchange earner, crude oil, continues to struggle between $80 and $90 per barrel, four major Asian countries have been responsible for the sustenance of this feat, which is, however, still below comfort level. The countries, China, India, Japan and South Korea, have been responsible for the consumption...
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Bomb Blast kills Five in Bauchi


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Sports

Downs record still stands

The Brazilians still hold the record for the longest winning run of 11 consecutive League victories in a season, which was achieved in 2006/07 under the guidance of Gordon Igesund. Chiefs had won eight League matches in a row before facing Swallows, and were three away from equalling Sundowns’ record before the 1-1 draw at FNB Stadium. Chiefs also came close to breaking this record last season with nine straight League wins, but drew 2-2 with Maritzburg United on February 11 this year to miss out. Sundowns, who won 10 League matches in a row last season, went on to win the League title. For
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Baloyi: The plan was to attack Chiefs

Swallows and Chiefs played to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday at FNB Stadium and Baloyi, who scored the Birds’ goal and was named Man of the Match, says they never intended to sit back in the match despite many predicting a Chiefs win. Baloyi reflects: “We knew that this was the sort of game that will show people that we can match teams like Kaizer Chiefs that have good structures, even though we’ve been losing games. We knew Chiefs is a team that attacks so we had to counter attack without being nervous and make sure that they feel that we are in the match.” Swallows are now 12th on the log w
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Baxter bemoans missed chances

Amakhosi played to a draw for the first time this season – ending their 15-match winning streak dating back to towards the end of 2013/14 – but Baxter reckons struggling Swallows were there for the taking. ALSO READ: Baloyi says the plan was to attack “I think our first half was tame,” he said after the match. “We didn’t pass the ball well enough, but as soon as they scored [in the 28th minute] we started to play really well for the rest of the game, but we didn’t take our chances.” However, the 61-year-old was pleased with the effort put in by his players. “I can’t complai
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23 Year Old Nigerian-American Man Arrested after Jumping over White House Fence

A 23-year-old man, Nigerian-American man was arrested on Wednesday, after he jumped over the White House fence. The man has been identified as Dominic Adesanya, Guardian UK reports. After he jumped over the fence, he was immediately arrested by secret service agents, with their dogs in tow. According to reports, footage of the incident shows...
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Ebola: Rwanda to Screen Visitors from United States & Spain

As part of Rwanda’s measures to prevent the Ebola virus from entering the country, the government has announced that all visitors from the United States and Spain must undergo Ebola screening. Visitors from the aforementioned countries will be required to “self-monitor, fill out an extensive questionnaire and report their medical condition for the first 21...
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Despite “Cease Fire” Agreement, Boko Haram Abducts 60 Women in Adamawa

It appears that the purported federal government – Boko Haram cease fire agreement isn’t working out too well. You will recall that barely 24 hours after the agreement was announced, the insurgents attacked Borno and Adamawa. And now, Punch is reporting that no fewer than 60 women were abducted in Adamawa on Saturday. It is...
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What Breakup Rumours? Beyonce and Jay Z Renew Wedding Vows
“If You Can’t Stay Married, Don’t Go Into It” – Nollywood Actress Tina Mba Tells Celebrities
FG Allocates N500 Daily Feeding Allowance for NYSC Corp Members
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Health

Senate: Governors’ Retirement Home


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Coffee may protect the liver

Drinking coffee — even decaffeinated coffee — may protect your liver, a large new study has found. Researchers examined the coffee-drinking habits of 27,793 people who filled out diet questionnaires in a large national health study from 1999 to 2010. The scientists also tracked blood levels of four enzymes that indicate liver function. The study... [Read...
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Jonathan Reshuffles Cabinet as FEC Approves $21.459m for Aviation


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Entertainment

Ice Prince announces competition for new songs

Following the release of the two songs by award-winning rapper, Ice prince on October 20, 2014, the rapper has announced a competition to help the promotion of the songs.
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Labour Threatens Strike over Decentralisation of Minimum Wage


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Juju Priest to Be Consulted Over The Death Of Clem Onyeka

By Judith Frank Edet   It is really sad that actor; Clem Onyeka left too soon and died in a mysterious way. Even though the police claim that the actor was killed by a stray bullet, the family of the late actor isn’t buying that. They want to know what exactly lead to the death of their son and so they have resolved to consult a Vodoo priest (babalawo) to unravel the mystery....
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Technology

Kenyans can now pay taxes through Airtel Money

Bharti Airtel has partnered with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to offer Kenyan citizens an opportunity to pay their taxes through Airtel Money.  
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Kenya: Airtel adds tax payments to mobile money service

Airtel Kenya has inked a partnership with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). The partnership will allow Kenyan citizens the opportunity to pay their taxes through the Airtel Money service. According to Airtel, it will now allow customers across the country to inquire for KRA services, generate KRA payment reference numbers and make quick payments...
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Managed services born again in Africa

Thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again, says Gondwana International Networks (GIN) and iWayAfrica.
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