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I’m out of 2015 Senate race – Gbenga Daniel

LAGOS— Immediate past governor of Ogun State, Otunba Olugbenga Daniel has said that he would no longer contest the 2015 Senatorial election in Ogun State.The post I’m out of 2015 Senate race – Gbenga Daniel appeared first on Vanguard News....
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The script to remove Jonathan

Great wars have often been started with few utterances. So is the unfolding battle of wits between the legislative and executive arms of government in Nigeria. It was the seemingly inconsequential decision of the member representing Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the party on whose platform he was elected into the House of Representatives that is now snowballing into a monumental battle between the National Assembly and the executive branches of government. Tambuwal who defected is, however, no ordinary member
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Rivers APC candidate pledges to sustain Amaechi’s legacies

PORT HARCOURT — Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Rivers State, Mr Dakuku Peterside, has assured that he will consolidate on the success of the administration of Governor Rotimi Amaechi, if elected governor of the state in the 2015 general polls.The post Rivers APC candidate pledges to sustain Amaechi’s legacies appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Cross River 2015: Why Duke and the gang are against Imoke — Idagbo

Barrister Legor Idagbo, a former commissioner in Cross River State is one of the commissioners who left the Governor Liyel Imoke cabinet to seek the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the forthcoming election. He spoke in an interview on his prospects and recent developments in the stateThe post Cross River 2015: Why Duke and the gang are against Imoke — Idagbo appeared first on Vanguard News....
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APC tackles Fayose over monarchs’ vehicles

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has faulted Governor Ayo Fayose’s claim on the non-payment of vehicles bought for traditional rulers by the administration of former Governor Kayode Fayemi. The party said the governor’s deliberate distortion of fact to deceive Ekiti people negated statesmanship. Reacting to Fayose’s claim that Fayemi bought cars for traditional... [Read...
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Insurgency is Jonathan’s strategy for tenure elongation – Gaya

In this interview with SUNDAY ABORISADE, the Chairman, Senate Committee on States and Local Governments, Senator Kabiru Gaya, (APC, Kano-South) alleges that the lingering insurgency in the North-East is aimed at elongating President Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure beyond 2015 Why did you oppose the request by President Goodluck Jonathan for an extension of emergency rule in... [Read...
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Abia: 229 PDP aspirants vie for 36 positions
Opadokun demands spending limit for aspirants
SECURITY AND INCESSANT JAILBREAKS
Crude Oil Prices Tumble as OPEC Maintains Output, Price War Brews
Boko Haram Kills 35 in Adamawa Roadside Explosion
Obasanjo’s administration took corruption to greater heights – Falae
Okonjo-Iweala: FG to Review Duty Waivers, Others to Shield Economy from External Shocks
Benue: I’m the Idoma bridge to the governorship — Ode
UBA Wins Five Awards at Annual Banker Event in London
Gunmen Abduct 95-year-old Priest in Benin
APC Slams IG over Alleged Partisan Conduct, Calls for His Sack
Senate to Obasanjo: Your False Accusations are Misleading
PVC Cloning: PDP Insists APC Has Case to Answer
Governors Shun Court in Suit Challenging Legality of Their Pensions
Bauchi 2015: Why the odds are in my favour — Pate
Police: Blame DSS for Weak Charges against Ogwuche
Nda-Isaiah Debunks House Arrest Rumour
Court Nullifies Anambra PDP Caretaker Committee, Throws out Umana’s Suit against PDP
Aregbesola Sworn in, Says Enough of PDP-led FG
Court Refuses to Bar Obanikoro from Contesting PDP Primary
Nigerian women: Amazons marching again
Ogoni Youths Protest against APC’s Choice of Consensus Gubernatorial Candidate
Unijos VC Confirms Eight Students Shot
Shasore: My Desire to Govern Lagos is Borne out of Passion for Service
N4.7bn Fraud: Court to Rule on Babalakin’s Application to Quash Charge Jan 19
You are Jonathan’s Hatchet Man, Wamakko Tells NSA
Eradicate hunger or quit –Fashola tells politicians

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Nigeria deploys satellite to detect gas flaring

Due to prevailing cases of gas flaring in the petroleum sector, Nigeria has started using a satellite tracking system to help it bring in more than $1bn yearly in fines for illegal gas flaring. The new gas flare tracker is an online map showing data from a United States National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration satellite... [Read...
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Economy under threat as oil price falls below $73

Efforts by Nigeria and four other members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries to see a reduction in oil production to revive falling oil prices proved abortive on Thursday as the 12-member cartel decided to maintain production quotas. No sooner had word gone out that OPEC at the end of its meeting in Vienna... [Read...
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FG signs $1bn MoU on 1,000MW plant

The Federal Government has signed a $1bn Memorandum of Understanding with Strancton Limited for the construction of a 1,000 megawatts power plant in Katsina State. It also signed another MoU with Greenville Oil and Gas Limited for the supply of liquefied natural gas to the Kaduna power plant. The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo,... [Read...
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Sports

Pinnick: We ‘ll have a new Super Eagles

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick says they want to have a new look Super Eagles where ‘new players will come in’ and ‘make the other players sit up’.The post Pinnick: We ‘ll have a new Super Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Nwosu, Erico, Esin for VCN Cup final

Numerous ex internationals, including Henry Nwosu, former Super Eagles assistant coach, Joe Erico, Etim Esin, Peter Nikietien, Tajudeen Ajide, who is Surulere Local Government chairman, veteran Sports Journalist Paul Bassey, among others will grace the final of the VCN Sports U-15 soccer challenge billed for Friday at the legacy pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.The post Nwosu, Erico, Esin for VCN Cup final appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Eagles stagnant despite Afcon crash

Despite crashing out of AFCON 2015, African champions Nigeria remain the 42nd ranked team in the world and 10th in Africa. The Super Eagles failed to beat South Africa earlier this month and so will not feature at next year’s AFCON to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea.The post Eagles stagnant despite Afcon crash appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Fashion

Awww…See P.Diddy’s Thanksgiving Card Photo with His Family

The Kardashians release a Christmas card with a family photo each year but this year P.Diddy has beat them to it by releasing a photo of his family at Thanksgiving. In the picture P.Diddy is surrounded by his kids Justin Dior Combs, D’Lila Star Combs, Chance Combs,Christian Casey Combs, Jessie James Combs. He captioned the picture ‘God’s Gifts...
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This is How the Stars Spent Their Thanksgiving | Uche Jumbo, John Dumelo, J Lo, Rihanna, Alicia Keys & More

Everyone got into the spirit of Thanksgiving yesterday, especially the celebrities. There are so many things to be thankful for and as they shared the special day with family, they shared pictures of their personal lives as well. Check on it! Uche Jumbo Lola Ogunnaike Chee Seyi Law John Dumelo Alicia Keys Chris Bosh Jennifer...
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Ausilio praises remarkable Handanovic as Inter edge Dnipro 2-1.

Inter director Piero Ausilio hailed the heroics of Samir Handanovic after his penalty save proved crucial in the 2-1 win over Dnipro.
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Boko Haram: 30 terrorists killed in Borno
Olusegun Obasanjo: Senate says ex-President is lying
Goodluck Jonathan: 63 Senators sign up to impeach president
Boko Haram: 35 feared dead in Adamawa roadside bombing
Rafael Benitez happy to progress
Petroleum Minister, Alison-Madueke Elected First OPEC Female President
Stella Damasus: Actress speaks about Daniel Ademinokan and RMD in new interview
Samuel Eto’o Marries Mother of his Kids, Tra Lou Georgette after 10 Years together
All Set for 2015! See Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s New Look
Breaking: Diezani Alison-Madueke is OPEC’s First-Ever Female President
Meet the African Queens at the 2014 Miss World Competition!
Ugochi Ukah: I Am What My Grandmother Ate
Sales! Enjoy Great Deals on Designer Clothing & Accessories at TAMRIS Sales & Networking Event this Weekend
I Became an Armed Robber to Pay for my Album – Musician tells Lagos Police
Controversial Singer Maheeda Talks Being Jealous of Tiwa Savage, Having a Child at 17, Her Instagram Nudity & More
Fola Daniel Adelesi: Getting It Right As a Nation
It’s a New Endorsement for Mercy Aigbe! See Her Look While Filming the TV Commercial
Just in Time for the Holidays! Ezinne Chinkata’s Fashion Boutique ‘Zinkata’ debuts Lookbook
New Video: DJ Neptune feat D’Prince – Twerk It
Bonang Matheba Slays her Previdar Mag Cover! Talks Plastic Surgery, Romance & Going International
The Stars Party it up in SA! Stephanie Coker, Praiz, Banky W & More Turn Up for Lynxxx’s Birthday Party
2 Parties, 1 Venue! Vellvett Grill Lounge & Bar Opens in Victoria Island, Lagos this Weekend
British Man Accused of Murdering Kenyan Girlfriend He Met on Facebook
Blessing Okagbare & Igho Otegheri’s Official Wedding Photos!
Charles Novia: Yoruba Ladies Just Might Have the Biggest Butts in Nigeria
Seun Tuyo: Thankful For the Random & Little Things
Akon, Femi Kuti, Angelique Kidjo, Ice Prince, Fally Ipupa, Desmond Elliot, Mafikizolo & More Release an ‘End Ebola’ Campaign Video

Health

Experts call for comprehensive education of health workers

Experts at a two-day workshop in Lagos have called for comprehensive education of health workers to understand needs of each patient beyond the pathology.The post Experts call for comprehensive education of health workers appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Data website aids Nigeria’s MDGs campaign

An innovative interactive data system has been launched to track information about health care, water and education facilities as a tool to guide funding for local projects towards attaining the Millennium Development Goals, MDGs. Known as the Nigeria MDGs Information System, it is designed to support the Conditional Grants Scheme programme which is a $1.2 billion effort that offers funding, training and guidance for the Local Government Areas related projects to reduce poverty and improve access to health, education and water services for more than 65 million people.The post Data website aids
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Consultancy status: MDCAN faults JOHESU on FG’s circular

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, MDCAN has described the pressure being mounted on government by the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, over the appointment of its members as consultants as uncalled for.The post Consultancy status: MDCAN faults JOHESU on FG’s circular appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Entertainment

2Face, Oritsefemi, Niyola, others thrill fans at NMVA

This year’s edition of the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) held on Wednesday night with titillating performances by 2Face, Oritsefemi, Mr Songs, Joe-el, Skales, Niyola and Mc Galaxy.The post 2Face, Oritsefemi, Niyola, others thrill fans at NMVA appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Terrorism: Hospital bemoans INEC’s N20m debt

University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada was among the hospitals that received and treated victims of the 2011 bomb blast in INEC office, Suleja, where many youth corps members were injured. Three years after, the management of the hospital said the electoral body is yet to settle the bill of those that were treated after...
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Lasgidi All Stars concert searches for new co-host!

If this news making waves is anything to go by, then it will be safe to say that the organizers of the Lasgidi All Stars Concert are not happy at the moment.The post Lasgidi All Stars concert searches for new co-host! appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Technology

Tigo Pesa returns TZS 3bn to customers

Tigo Tanzania has announced the first of its regular quarterly payments worth 3bn/- (US $ 1.8 million) to Tigo Pesa users. 
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Tigo Pesa users in Tanzania receive $1.8m profit

Telecoms company Tigo today announced its Tigo Pesa mobile money customers would receive the first of its regular quarterly payments worth US$1.8 million.
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NCC gives operators to Jan 2015 to design consumer compensation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has set up a committee to look into how consumers could be compensated directly by service providers for the depletion of their air time due to poor quality of services (QoS).
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