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Why I left APGA, Obi replies Bianca Ojukwu

FORMER governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has reacted to Monday’s comments by Nigerian Ambassador to Spain and wife of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, following his recent defection to People’s Democratic Party, PDP,, where she expressed shock and disappointment among others, over the defection from All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to PDP.The post Why I left APGA, Obi replies Bianca Ojukwu appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Nigeria not broke, says Okonjo-Iweala

The Federal Government yesterday, reassured that Nigeria is financially sound and has been meeting its local and international financial obligations despite dwindling revenues from crude oil exports. The assurance came from Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.The post Nigeria not broke, says Okonjo-Iweala appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Constitution amendment: Senate okays independent candidacy, LG autonomy

…approves scrapping of SIECs The Senate yesterday adopted the report of the conference committee of the National Assembly on the review of the 1999 constitution which provides for independent candidacy in elections and the scrapping of the State Independent Electoral Commissions, SIECs. The report, which was unanimously adopted, also provides for local government autonomy by...
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Politics

2015 presidential race: Buhari is no match for Jonathan – Ezeife

As battle begins for the 2015 presidential election, Third Republic governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has asserted that a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, cannot withstand President Goodluck Jonathan. He expressed hope that the President would floor Buhari in 2015 with a wider margin […]2015 presidential race: Buhari is no match for Jonathan – Ezeife...
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2015: Buhari’s loyalists ask Atiku to step down for him

Some loyalists of a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, under the auspices of Buhari Vanguard have called on a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, to step down for Buhari. The call is coming same day a renowned Islamic Cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, advised the former head of state to step down for a younger […]2015: Buhari’s loyalists ask Atiku to step down for him...
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Sule Lamido is somebody I can trust – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital said state governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party would continue to dictate what happens in the party until its delegates’ pattern was changed. The President spoke at a stakeholders’ interactive meeting after inaugurating the Dutse International Airport. He explained that […]Sule Lamido is somebody I can trust – Jonathan...
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Business

Constitution Review: Office of Attorney General, Justice Ministry to be Separated


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The contest for Lagos

The administration of BabatundeFashola has set high standards in Lagos and lifted the bar for those who seek to succeed him. Nigeria now runs a de facto two-party political system with the Peoples Democratic  Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) emerging from a crowded field that included diverse groups such as Alliance for...
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Fidelity Bank restates commitment to financial empowerment

The Managing Director and Chief Executive officer, Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, has restated the bank’s commitment to empowering the citizenry financially and support the government policy direction in the area of education. He made the statement in Lagos at the second draw of the bank’s ongoing Save 4 Scholarship promo. He said the... [Read...
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Amakhosi eyeing win number 16

Chiefs racked up an eighth successive Absa Premiership win since the start of the season when they defeated Ajax Cape Town 1-0 away on the weekend and are currently on a record-breaking run of 15 consecutive domestic wins.Amakhosi are placed first on the Absa Premiership log with 24 points from eight matches. Victory against Swallows will be their ninth win in the League this season and 16th in all competitions since May 6.Swallows suffered a fourth successive defeat in the League when they were beaten 3-2 at home by Black Aces on the weekend. Head coach Zeca Marques has also stepped down from
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Chilli Boys promised big bonuses

The Chilli Boys welcome the Brazilians to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium at 19h30 in one of seven midweek PSL fixtures. “I’m told the players have been promised big bonuses to beat Sundowns, apparently between R15 000 and R20 000, so it is extra motivation for all the players at the club. Players at Chippa normally get R10 000 for an away match and R5 000 for a home win, but this match is more important because Chippa may move up to even second on the log after tonight’s matches depending of course on other teams’ results,” a source reveals. Chippa United players get more for an aw
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Lekoelea: Majoro deserves to start

‘Major’ has made 11 substitute appearances in League and cup matches with just one start, which was in Pirates’ 2-1 win over Polokwane City in the Telkom Knockout last 16 match on October 5. Despite being second choice, Majoro has scored five goals while Pirates’ main striker at the moment Kermit Erasmus has also been on the scoresheet five times in 13 starts this season. “Earlier on in the season, things were working out with Erasmus as a lone striker and Pirates did get some goals, but things are no longer working out because they have scored five goals in their last five matches
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Fashion

The Tailor & Writer who Met on Twitter … got Married! Foluso George & Tunde Leye’s Beautiful Wedding

Last month we featured Foluso George & Tunde Leye‘s pre-wedding photo shoot inspired by their professions. The bride Foluso @yoursfashionably is a designer and she made all her outfits for the shoot and for her wedding including a stunning two-in-one wedding dress – a mermaid gown with a tulle pink skirt for a ball gown effect....
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“I went into drug trafficking to pay for my wedding” – Nigerian Man tells NDLEA

The pressure to have a big, flamboyant wedding has landed a Nigerian man in big trouble. Chike Pauline, 40, was arrested at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, after being caught with one kilogramme of substance suspected to be methamphetamine, Vanguard reports. He was apprehended during the outward screening of passengers on a Rwanda Air...
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Pres. Barack Obama’s Suave Response to Woman’s Jealous Boyfriend – WATCH!

That awkward moment when your boyfriend threatens the President of the United States! OMG. So here’s what happened. While President Obama was casting his vote at a voting booth in Chicago for midterm elections on Monday, there was a young lady next to him also in the process of casting her vote. Suddenly her boyfriend,...
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“Nigeria is not broke” – Finance Minister Okonjo-Iweala
“Believe In Yourself!” Watch D’Banj’s Motivational TEDx Speech about the Future of African Youths
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Health

Research shows no link between vaccinations, risk for sclerosis

A new study finds no link between vaccines and increased risk of multiple sclerosis or similar nervous system diseases. Even though some have questioned whether vaccines — particularly for hepatitis B and human papillomavirus — might be associated with a small rise in the risk of MS, prior studies yielded mixed findings on the issue,... [Read...
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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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Sanofi restates commitment to wellness in Nigeria

To sustain the tempo of its Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, initiatives in Nigeria, Sanofi has renewed its avowed commitment to the wellness of the country’s citizens, in line with the company’s corporate strategy focusing on the patient access to healthcare and safety.The post Sanofi restates commitment to wellness in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Entertainment

Stop putting pressure on me to get pregnant – Toke Makinwa

TV/Radio personality who got married to her long time boo, Maje Ayida in January, 2014, has warned Nigerians to stop pressuring her into pregnancy. She took to twitter to talk about the pressure she’s receiving from folks about her not being pregnant many months after marriage, adding that “the babies would come in due season” […]Stop putting pressure on me to get pregnant – Toke Makinwa...
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Reggae star, Don Carlos thrills fans at Felabration

This year’s annual musical concert celebrating the life and times of Afrobeat King, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, tagged ‘Felabration’ came to a memorable close last Sunday, with Jamaican legendary reggae artiste, Don Carlos lighting the stage on fire.The post Reggae star, Don Carlos thrills fans at Felabration appeared first on Vanguard News....
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PHOTO: Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom Spotted Together Again!

Justin Beiber is going to pee in his pant after seeing this photo. Now that he and Selena Gomez have called it quit again, Sel was spotted with his arch enemy, Orlando Bloom leaving Los Angeles International Airport Monday.     Don't forget that both Bloom and Gomez were spotted out to be having an affair in June just as Justin Bieber and Bloom's ex, Miranda Kerr, were rumored to have had a fling in 2012 after the Victoria's Secret fashion show.   It's believed that they're both headed to Canada to participate in a We Day event together.   We rea
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Technology

Why NCC favours national licence

By Prince Osuagwu On October 10, 2014, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, rolled out to the public, the Information Memorandum, IM, on the proposed licensing of the 2.6 gigahertz spectrum signaling that the spectrum would go on sale in the shortest time possible. The IM and what it holds, however puts to rest the widespreadThe post Why NCC favours national licence appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Okere advocates appropriate local content policy in telecom industry

At the just concluded Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria, ATCON, Telecom Executives and Regulator’s forum held in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer of the Computer Warehouse Group, Austin Okere advocated appropriate local content policy in the telecoms industry.The post Okere advocates appropriate local content policy in telecom industry appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT addresses ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, today addressed the 19th International Telecommunication Union plenipotentiary conference in South Korea.
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