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Rookie of the month, Tomisin gets social media internship at Illrymz’s coy

As the winner of the October Rookie of the month contest, Oluwamitosin Tobun Hannah, a creative blogger and a Computer Science student at Taraba State University, received “The Spark”- an incentive to kick-start her business success- from The Spark B.O.S.S., Illyrmz, Celebrity and Nigerian Idol host. On the 26th of November, 2014, Oluwamitosin Tobun was empowered with Social Media Internship with Illyrmz at his company, Contagious Collective. This is definitely her first step towards achieving her dreams.The post Rookie of the month, Tomisin gets social media internship at Illrymz’s
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FG to privatise railways, inland waterways, 6 others in 2015

The Federal Government has concluded plans to privatise eight new entities in some sectors of the economy by 2015.The post FG to privatise railways, inland waterways, 6 others in 2015 appeared first on Vanguard News....
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How corrupt is Nigeria?

HOW corrupt is the government of President Goodluck Jonathan? The answer may vary depending on who is interpreting the latest global corruption index from Transparency International.The post How corrupt is Nigeria? appeared first on Vanguard News....
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2015: Faces of lawmakers who will not return

With the completion of primary elections by all the political parties, the coast appears clear now concerning members of the National Assembly who have limited chances of getting re-elected to the eighth session of the parliament next year. GEORGE OJI, WOLE OLADIMEJI and TORDUE SALEM profile the affected lawmakers. In advanced democracies over the world,...
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APC vice-presidential offer: Tinubu’s triumph and tussles

In withdrawing himself from consideration on the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu described it as a patriotic duty and personal contribution towards rescuing Nigeria from the clutches of poverty which he said the ruling administration had plunged the countryThe post APC vice-presidential offer: Tinubu’s triumph and tussles appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Osinbajo: Where Tinubu, Buhari meet Awo

Professor Yemi Osinbajo who was, yesterday, named as the running mate of the All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari is a senior lawyer who earned a reputation for integrity and steadfastness in the country’s murky political terrain. He brings to the ticket another dose of integrity that is already known about Buhari.The post Osinbajo: Where Tinubu, Buhari meet Awo appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Business

Disbursement of N212bn power fund to commence soon — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said that it would commence disbursement of the N212 billion Nigeria Electricity Market Stabilisation Facility (NEMSF).The post Disbursement of N212bn power fund to commence soon — CBN appeared first on Vanguard News....
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UBA Capital halts African expansion on Ebola concerns

UBA Capital Plc, an investment and asset management arm of United Bank for Africa, will halt its African expansion plan on concern about the spread of the outbreak of Ebola.The post UBA Capital halts African expansion on Ebola concerns appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Fraud: AfDB imposes 3-yr ban, $18m fine on Chinese firm

Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has imposed a three year debarment on China First Highway Engineering Co. Ltd. following its admission of fraudulent and collusive practices in an AfDB-financed project. The bank also levied a financial penalty of $18.86 million on the company to support anti-corruption projects on the continent.The post Fraud: AfDB imposes 3-yr ban, $18m fine on Chinese firm appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Sports

Don’t cry for Nigeria – Okocha

Ex-international Austin Okocha is still ruing the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for the African Cup of Nations.The post Don’t cry for Nigeria – Okocha appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Olympic team move to Uyo

The Chief Coach of the national U-23 men’s football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has proposed that the team use the nest of champions, Uyo, as the home ground of the team in its pursuit of seeking qualification for the All Africa Games and Olympic Games football event.The post Olympic team move to Uyo appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Olympic team to tackle Junior Pharaohs

The Chief Coach of the national U-23 men’s football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has commended the board of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, for arranging top grade friendly games for the team as they prepare for the qualifiers in February 2015.The post Olympic team to tackle Junior Pharaohs appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Copa del Rey Review: Alfred Finnbogason breaks drought in Real Sociedad win

Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason struck his first goals for Real Sociedad to send them through in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton impresses on return to training

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to training on Wednesday for the first time since his car accident last week.
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Medellin 1 Santa Fe 2: Visitors fight back to win

Santa Fe came from behind to claim pole position in the Colombia Primera A Clausura final, knocking off Medellin 2-1 in the first leg.
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Sporting Cristal 0 Juan Aurich 0: Third leg required to decide Peruvian champions
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Paris Saint-Germain to build on Ajaccio triumph ahead of clash with Montpellier
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PDP Chairman Mu’azu’s Pretty Daughter Barratu Gets Married!
Kim K’s Biggest Fan? Man Spends £100,000 on Plastic Surgery & Designer Clothes to Look More Like Her
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Health

Insecticide sprays don’t offer extra protection against malaria — Study

Using insecticide sprays along with bed nets does not provide children with more protection against malaria than nets alone, a new study finds. The study included about 8,000 children, aged six months to 14 years, in the West African nation of Gambia, who used either insecticidal bed nets alone or the bed nets in combination... [Read...
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No link seen between celiac disease, infertility

Most women with celiac disease are not at increased risk for fertility problems, new research contends. Researchers analyzed data from more than two million women of childbearing age in the United Kingdom and found that, overall, women with celiac disease were no more likely to have fertility problems than those without the digestive disorder. However,... [Read...
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Male breast cancer is different

Men’s breast cancer differs in some ways from women’s, new research finds. One important difference is in the rates of survival. The study found that while survival for men with breast cancer has improved, it hasn’t kept pace with the strides made in treating breast cancer in women. “Although, we saw a significant improvement in... [Read...
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Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez, Kate Middleton, Beyonce top list of 2014’s hottest fashion trendsetters

Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and singer Beyonce have been voted the top fashion trendsetters of 2014. Kim K was featured last on the top 10 list.The survey to find the trendsetters was conducted on 1,000 American women by online clothing subscription service LeTote.com. See the top 10 after the cut... Top 10 Trendsetters  1. Jennifer Lopez2. Kate Middleton3. Beyoncé4. Angelina Jolie5. Michelle Obama6. Gwen Stefani7. Rihanna8. Victoria Beckham/Katy Perry9. Jessica Alba/Sarah J
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Photos: EFCC arrest Nine for Illegal Dealing in Petroleum Products

Find the EFCC Press statement belowThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today at a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State arraigned nine persons for offences bordering on illegally dealing in petroleum products. Clement Oguntuwase, Joseph Obie, Ifeoluwa Albert, Adams Amzat Akokhia, Isaac Ndidi Chima, Rafiu Momodu, Rasaq Mahmud, Godwin George, and Thomas Daniel were arraigned before Justice Lambo Akanbi on a 2-count charge of conspiracy and illegal dealing in petroleum products. The accused persons were intercepted aboard MB SKYE by men of the Joi
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NET Exclusive: 5 years after, Terry G and AY.com reconcile

5 years ago, precisely May 2009, Nigerian pop stars, Terry G (Gabriel Amanyi) and AY.com (Ayoola Johnson) released the hugely successful tune, ‘Pass me your love’ and not long after, they parted ways over allegations and counter allegations concerning the ownership of the song.
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Technology

Smartphone may replace purse by 2020, Ericsson report predicts

Barely two weeks to the close of 2014 , Ericsson ConsumerLab in its annual trend report has released ten consumer trends, identifying the most important trends for 2015 and beyond.The post Smartphone may replace purse by 2020, Ericsson report predicts appeared first on Vanguard News....
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MTN offers scholarship to 167 blind, 1,205 others

The hopes of 167 blind Nigerians were revived at the weekend by MTN Foundation with award of scholarship to pursue their career of choice at various institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.The post MTN offers scholarship to 167 blind, 1,205 others appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Smile introduces new promo for yuletide season

Broadband service provider, Smile Communications Nigeria Limited has announced a 25-day promo titled: “The Smile Countdown Promo.” Perceived by industry observers as a worthwhile yuletide offer, Smile is giving more value for the duration of the promo by offering a Wifi Router with 20GB and 12 months validity for just N23,000.The post Smile introduces new promo for yuletide season appeared first on Vanguard News....
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