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Seven drug traffickers nabbed on one flight excrete 8.7kg cocaine

Forty-nine-year-old Fred Obi was about to board an Ethiopian Air flight from Abuja to Tel Aviv, Israel with a strange cargo allegedly concealed in his stomach when the law caught up with him. He had ingested 1.594kg of cocaine. But he was not the only one boarding that same flight with the intention of transporting... [Read...
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Eggon victims

At least 395 Eggon people of Nasarawa State were said to have died in crises over a period of three years in the state. The Eggon Youth Movement and National Ame Wo Ba Eggon, which made the claim in a joint statement issued in the state capital, Lafia on Friday, stated that at least 1,435... [Read...
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Corruption Allegation: You lied, Senate hits back at Obasanjo

THE Senate yesterday tackled former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo over his allegation that the National Assembly was using constituency projects to siphon public funds, saying the former president was out to denigrate the sanctity of the parliament.The post Corruption Allegation: You lied, Senate hits back at Obasanjo appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

2015: Get ready to vacate Aso Villa – APC tells Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has once again reminded President Goodluck Jonathan that he should get ready to vacate the Presidential Villa. The party leaders, including a former head of state, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.); ex-Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu; a former Interim Chairman of the APC, Bisi Akande; and governors of the states where the […]2015: Get ready to vacate Aso Villa – APC tells Jonathan...
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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 blasts IG of Police over alleged partisan conduct, calls for his sack

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday condemned the attitude of the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Suleiman Abba, for refusing to recognise Hon. Aminu Tambuwal as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The party also accused the police chief of weaving a web of lies to cover up the real reasons the […]APC blasts IG of Police over alleged partisan conduct, calls for his sack...
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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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Bomb Blast Kills Scores in Kano Central Mosque


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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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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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“He still remains the coach of Nigeria” – NFF confirms Keshi will get new contract

From all indications, it appears Stephen Keshi will continue as coach of the Nigerian national team, after officials confirmed he will get a new deal. There have been calls for Keshi to be sacked as Super Eagles boss, after the team failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Equatorial Guinea. […]“He still remains the coach of Nigeria” – NFF confirms Keshi will get new contract...
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“Arsenal cannot sack Wenger, he will decide when to leave” – Parlour

Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour, has admitted that the time may have come for the club to look for Arsene Wenger’s replacement. The Gunners recovered from a 2-1 loss to Manchester United last weekend, to beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at the Emirates and seal their qualification into the Champions League knock-out stages. Before then, there […]“Arsenal cannot sack Wenger, he will decide when to leave” – Parlour...
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Fashion

Lagos Man to Travel Over 600 Miles from Ghana to Nigeria via Bicycle to Raise Funds for Ebola

Yemi Oyekoya, a Lagos-based cyclist, has promised to embark on over 1, 000 km (600 miles +)  journey from Ghana to Nigeria to raise funds for the fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Oyekoya told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the journey would be used to create more awareness for the...
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I want to be president to stop PDP from Destroying Nigeria – Buhari

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Muhammadu Buhari says he wants to be president to “stop PDP from destroying Nigeria.” Buhari made these remarks while address APC’s delegates in Calabar, Cross River, who will be voting in the APC presidential primaries scheduled to take place on December 10th, Punch reports. “We have lost so much....
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BREAKING: Explosion Rocks Kano Central Mosque

An explosion has occurred at the central mosque in Kano this afternoon, as worshipers were having their Friday Jumat service, Daily Times reports. Many are feared dead. We will bring you additional updates as they are revealed.
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Awww…See P.Diddy’s Thanksgiving Card Photo with His Family
Bishop Oyedepo’s Winners Chapel is not under probe – UK Government
This is How the Stars Spent Their Thanksgiving | Uche Jumbo, John Dumelo, J Lo, Rihanna, Alicia Keys & More
What will you do If You Find out 2 of Your 5 Kids Are Not Yours? Femi Kuti Did A DNA Test and Got a Surprising Result
A Look Into the Lives of India’s Gated Transgender Community – The “Hijra”
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Designer & Stylist Abbyke Domina Stars In & Presents “The Fun Shoot” with Beverly Osu!
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Remain 42nd on FIFA World Ranking & 9th in Africa
Phyno, MI & More Support Olamide at Guinness #MadeofBlack Album Listening Party!
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Health

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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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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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

DNA result shows two of Femi Kuti’s five children are not his

Femi Kuti has revealed that two of his five children – Dupe and Tosin – are not his. In a recent interview with Encomium, the Afrobeat singer claimed he found out after a DNA test was carried out on them and confessed to being disappointed. “I did a DNA test and was told two of […]DNA result shows two of Femi Kuti’s five children are not his...
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How Jo-eL honoured 2face with hour-long ovation at NMVA 2014

One of these would surely be seeing 2face come on stage to perform and seeing Kennis Music act, Jo-eL standing all through as 2face performed.
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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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Technology

Should SMEs turn to the cloud to avoid data loss?

Cloud-based and hosted services are showing excellent growth in South Africa with small businesses and startups leading the move. IDC has predicted that the value of cloud services in South Africa will reach $230m by the end of 2014, and judging by our experience we’re well on track to achieve that. Among small to...
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MTN dominates mobile phone usage in Nigeria

A survey of the telecommunication sector has revealed that a higher proportion of Nigerians use two phone lines, with 76 percent having MTN as their main line. The result of the survey by NOI Polls in Abuja shows that subscribers use two phone lines either registered under one network provider or under two different...
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Airtel launches 4G service in Africa

Airtel has launched, according to the company, Africa’s first 4G service in the Seychelles. According to the mobile operator, it has launched the service on a network based on FD-LTE, making the Seychelles amongst the first countries in sub Saharan Africa to commercially deploy the technology. This is Airtel’s first commercial LTE network in...
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