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I regret emergence of Tambuwal as Speaker -Jonathan

•Says Nigeria’ll overcome her challenges •Jimoh Ibrahim assures GEJ of 7 million votes in S’West President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said Nigeria would overcome her current challenges, just as he regrett ed the emergence of Aminu Tambuwal as Speaker of the House of Representatives at the expense of Mulikat Akande-Adeola, the Peoples Democratic Party preferred candidate...
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Jonathan still recognise me as Speaker, Tambuwal tells court

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, refused to summon the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba to appear before it in person to explain why he ordered his men to deny the Speaker ‎of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, access into the premises of the National Assembly.The post Jonathan still recognise me as Speaker, Tambuwal tells court appeared first on Vanguard News....
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President Jonathan was wrong to recall Keshi — Gara-Gombe

President Jonathan was wrong to recall Keshi — Gara-GombeThe post President Jonathan was wrong to recall Keshi — Gara-Gombe appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

Utomi fumes over poor governance, austerity measures; says Govt. is killing Nigeria

Pr ofessor Pat Utomi is a communication expert and political economist with profound insight into Nigeria’s political and economic landscape. The former presidential candidate of Social Democratic Mega Party is one Nigerian whose cerebral contributions to contemporary Nigerian situation compel attention. In this interview with Saturday Vanguard following government’s plans for austerity measures to save the country , Utomi offers insight into the mismanagement of the country’s economy and the huge cost of managing political actors and bureaucrats in the country.The post Utomi fumes over
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Delta 2015:  Guber aspirants our only problem – Obuseh

Chief Joe Obuseh, mni, the Ikejiani of Igbodo and one of the foremost intelligence experts in Nigeria today, was one of the founding directors of the defunct NSO and the SSS. Since he left the service, he has served in many boards including the former NERFUND and the VOICE OF NIGERIA where he was Chairman for some years. He has played an active part in the mobilization of Delta North political thinking and at a time he was the Deputy Leader of Anioma National Congress, ANC. Now he is the National Leader of Ukpe Anioma, the light of the Aniomas, which has become a vocal political pressure
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Nobody can justify police invasion of National Assembly –Shittu

A lawyer and human rights activist, Wahab Shittu, in this interview with FISAYO FALODI speaks on the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging some parts of Nigeria and other current political issues Given the refusal of the Boko Haram insurgents to stop their hostility against the country, do senators’ opposition to the President’s request for emergency rule... [Read...
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The Punch Politics

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NASS crisis: When police, lawmakers shamed Nigeria
I was cleared by PDP screening committee – Hart
Controversy over LG autonomy rages
2015: Genuinely committed aspirants are sidelined –Popoola Ajayi
2015: Get ready to vacate Aso Villa – APC tells Jonathan
Cross River 2015: Why Duke and the gang are against Imoke — Idagbo
APC blasts IG of Police over alleged partisan conduct, calls for his sack
Obasanjo’s administration took corruption to greater heights – Falae
President Jonathan, We Are in the Last Days
PDP insists APC has case to answer over alleged cloning of voters’ cards
APC tackles Fayose over monarchs’ vehicles
Insurgency is Jonathan’s strategy for tenure elongation – Gaya
Former Minister under Jonathan dumps PDP for APC
Fayose exonerated from Nda-Isaiah’s arrest in Ekiti
SECURITY AND INCESSANT JAILBREAKS
Abia: 229 PDP aspirants vie for 36 positions
Opadokun demands spending limit for aspirants
Crude Oil Prices Tumble as OPEC Maintains Output, Price War Brews
Okonjo-Iweala: FG to Review Duty Waivers, Others to Shield Economy from External Shocks
Boko Haram Kills 35 in Adamawa Roadside Explosion
Benue: I’m the Idoma bridge to the governorship — Ode
Governors Shun Court in Suit Challenging Legality of Their Pensions
PVC Cloning: PDP Insists APC Has Case to Answer
Senate to Obasanjo: Your False Accusations are Misleading
Gunmen Abduct 95-year-old Priest in Benin
APC Slams IG over Alleged Partisan Conduct, Calls for His Sack
Eradicate hunger or quit –Fashola tells politicians

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Business

With cheaper cement price, will per capita consumption increase?

Three weeks ago, Nigeria’s 170 million populations woke up to happy news that cement is now N1, 000 per bag. For almost ten years (2005 – 2014) the price of the commodity had been hovering at N2, 500; N2, 200; N1, 750 per 50kg bag, depending on the brands and location. The sudden new price regime therefore came as unbelievable to Nigerians but news screamed the headlines while radio/TV newspapers review confirmed it. Dangote Cement Plc who led the industry to slash the price of the company’s cement by 40 per cent, said “We have pegged the Dangote 32.5 cement grade at N1, 000 per 50 kg
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I have no regrets being a lady mechanic –Aguebor

Sandra Aguebor is the Founder, Lady Mechanic Initiative, a non-governmental organisation that trains girls and women to become professional mechanics. In this interview with ‘FEMI ASU, she talks about her experience and goals What informed the decision to start the Lady Mechanic Initiative? It is a long story. It was through dreams that Jesus Christ... [Read...
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IGP Endangering Nigeria’s Democracy, Says Atiku


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Sports

Keshi lacks coaching capacity —Oliseh

Former Super Eagles captain, Sunday Oliseh, has said Stephen Keshi should shoulder the blame for Nigeria’s failure to qualify for next year’s African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.The post Keshi lacks coaching capacity —Oliseh appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Chelsea’ll get better – Mourinho

Chelsea may already be six points clear at the Premier League summit, but manager Jose Mourinho warned on Friday that there is even more to come from his in-form side, AFP reports. The London club have made an unbeaten start to the 2014-15 campaign and visit Sunderland in this weekend’s round of matches having taken... [Read...
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Pele’s condition improves, remains in intensive care

Brazil football legend Pele’s health is improving but he is still receiving an intensive treatment known as hemodialysis for a urinary infection, the hospital treating him said on Friday, AFP reports. Pele, 74, “is in better clinical condition,” said the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, adding that he was “lucid” and breathing on his... [Read...
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Fashion

Persecution: Prisoner says he was punished for wearing religious scapular

Thomas Gioeli said he has been wearing the religious scapular freely before several correction officers launched a religious motivated attack on him, warning him to always conceal the scapular anytime he wears it.
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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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Bella Naija

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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
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”
Another One? Music Producer Sarz Shares He & Wizkid Had a Falling Out, Says ‘He Will Have to Beg Me Cos it was Painful’
Are You Tall, Skinny & Fierce? Zahara Models Lagos Open Call This Saturday November 29!
Fashion against Ebola! Tinie Tempah, Idris Elba & More Attend Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief Pop-Up
Designer & Stylist Abbyke Domina Stars In & Presents “The Fun Shoot” with Beverly Osu!
Riot Breaks Out in Lekki as Bus Drivers, Others Clash with “Okada” Riders
Birthday Bride Maryam Augie & Groom Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin Celebrate Wedding at a Spectacular Dinner!
Nigeria’s Super Eagles Remain 42nd on FIFA World Ranking & 9th in Africa
Phyno, MI & More Support Olamide at Guinness #MadeofBlack Album Listening Party!
Ugandan Maid who Physically Assaulted Child Says She Did it Because Bosses Refused to Give Her Money
Naira Devaluation Will have Positive & Negative Ripple Effects on Economy – Economist
It’s Fine Dining in Abuja this Sunday as Chef Emeka Vincent-Eloagu debuts his 6 Course Meal Pop-Up Restaurant
Shopping, Drinks at the Penthouse & a Club Party! See Stephanie Coker’s Plans for Her Birthday Today
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Dora Akunyili’s Daughter Njideka Crosby Wins Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2014 James Dicke Prize
Papa Omisore presents “Alter Ego” from His Fashion Label POC
Thousands of Residents Flee 2 Towns in Borno After Receiving Letter from Boko Haram
Journalist Tolu Ogunlesi & Kemi Agboola’s Traditional Wedding | 1st Photos
Kendra Wilkinson Says She Had to be Drunk & High to Sleep with Hugh Hefner!
Tiwa Savage, Tee Billz, Davido & More at the Grill at the Pent “November Thrill” Edition
Inspiring Stuff! BN Reader Cheliz Tells the Incredible Story of Her Weight Loss Journey
Aunty Bella: Miss. My Boyfriend Keeps Malice

Health

THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF LAGOS


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Thisday Health

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Enugu 2015 and Chime’s Game


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Brain Food for Creative Writers


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Thisday Health

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Entertainment

Olamide shines at Industry Night

Olamide has undoubtedly carved a niche for himself in the country’s music industry. The crooner who gets inspired by his experience as a street-wise kid was hosted at the weekly music event ‘Industry Nite’ on the 19th of November 2014.The post Olamide shines at Industry Night appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Mario, Ice prince, others headline 8th edition of ‘Corporate Elite Nite’ concert

It was a worthwhile experience for music lovers, as top national and international artistes thrilled fans with different jams at the just concluded 8th edition of Corporate Elite Nite concert held at Eko Hotel and Suites on Sunday, 23rd November 2014.The post Mario, Ice prince, others headline 8th edition of ‘Corporate Elite Nite’ concert appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Tunde Kelani ‘I want people to see Dazzling Mirage as a love story’

Ace filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, has expressed his desire for the theatre goers to see his new feature film, Dazzling Mirage, first as a love story than an advocacy film.The post Tunde Kelani ‘I want people to see Dazzling Mirage as a love story’ appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Vanguard Entertainment

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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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