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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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54 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

The General Court Martial sitting at the Army Headquarters Garrison in Abuja yesterday sentenced 54 soldiers to death after finding them guilty of mutiny. 59 soldiers were on trial on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy to commit mutiny and mutiny.The post 54 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny appeared first on Vanguard News....
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BREAKING: Amaechi appointed as APC presidential campaign director

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has named Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State as the Director-General of its Presidential Campaign Organization, which will drive the party’s efforts to win the 2015 presidential election. In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the party said the announcement followed the […]BREAKING: Amaechi appointed as APC presidential campaign director...
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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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Head or tail, it’s Yuguda in Bauchi

The governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP who emerged from the recent primaries are alleged to be scions of the outgoing governor of the state, Alhaji Isa Yuguda. Whatever happens, Yuguda could have peace out of officeThe post Head or tail, it’s Yuguda in Bauchi appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Muhammadu Buhari’s Last Card


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…Osibajo’s Emergence: The Drama, the Intrigues


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Luxury tax to fetch N10.56bn as FG unfolds 2015 budget

Okonjo-Iweala signals raise in VAT by 5% in medium term Says ordinary Nigeriansíll be protected from falling oil prices To review pioneer status exemptions to some oil companies The Nigerian government, in 2015 hopes to raise N10.56 billion additional revenue from levies on luxury items – one of the strategies it is adopting to shore...
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Gov. Amaechi Heads APC Presidential Campaign Organization
Buhari: Why I Selected Osibajo as Running Mate
Naira falls most in five years to 187
Mutiny: Military Sentences 54 Soldiers to Death, Five Discharged and Acquitted
2015 budget: FG unveils more austerity measures
SECURITY AND NIGERIA’S BORDERS
APGA Adopts Jonathan in A Special Convention
Court Refuses Obanikoro’s Application to Stop PDP from Presenting Agbaje to INEC
Disbursement of N212bn power fund to commence soon — CBN
Fidelity Bank pledges support for financial inclusion
FG Presents Budget, Slashes 2015 GDP Growth to 5.5%
MAN says naira devaluation raising production cost
ICT growth to boost GDP, intra-Africa trade in 2015
Kukah: I See No Reason Why Nigeria Will Break Up in 2015
Yakasai: Jonathan Not Funding Boko Haram
FG approves N57bn for rehabilitation, construction of roads
Manufacturing’s robust performance in 2014 justifies call for industry-specific incentives
Expect national shipping line in four years –NIMASA
Manufacturers Groan under High Cost of Production
Oyegun: How I Resisted Moves to Force Aspirants into Consensus Agreement
Manufacturing under pressure (1) – Understanding the issues
Sentiment favours bears as oil price weakens further
Stock market development: Nigeria seeks to re-invent the wheel (2)
Still on the poor state of Nigerian airports
Gunmen kidnap 100 in northeast village, Gumskiri
Naira falls N6.40k against dollar as CBN holds last forex auction
Fitch: Nigerian banks’ volatile operating environment test resilience and ratings

Sports

Musona joins Oostende

Musona has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with Oostende, who are also home to Bafana Bafana midfielder Andile Jali. The Zimbabwean forward moved to Hoffenheim from Chiefs in 2011, but has seen little game-time in the Bundesliga. Musona was loaned back to Chiefs last season and despite scoring 16 goals in 25 starts, he failed to break into Hoffenheim’s starting eleven and has now moved on to Oostende....
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Chippa set for Wolfsburg battle

Wolfsburg will arrive in the country next month for their mid-season camp and, according to Chippa COO Lukanyo Mzinzi, the game will take place at the Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth on January 18. "We are grateful that VW has come on board to cover all the expenses for the game, which has a beautiful trophy at stake,” Mzinzi tells KickOff.com. "All the proceeds will go to a charity organisation and towards youth development in Port Elizabeth.”...
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Bafana to face Demba Ba?

Alain Giresse is expected to assemble most of his squad from European-based players and will have a host of top talents to call on. The biggest question before his announcement is whether he will offer a recall to experienced Demba Ba, who had been dropped during the qualifiers, in which Senegal were among the most impressive sides. Ba has recently come back from an injury and is fit again, but Giresse has an abundance of attacking talent in Newcastle United forward Papiss Cissé, Mame Biram Diouf, Moussa Sow and Sadio Mané. Meanwhile, it was revealed this week that Senegal would head to Moro
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Stevie Wonder Welcomes His 9th Child, a Baby Girl Named Nia

Music Veteran Stevie Wonder has welcomed a cute baby girl with his girlfriend Tomeeka Bracy and they have named their daughter Nia Nia is the second child for the couple and Stevie Wonder’s 9th child, according to his reps to US Weekly. The 64-year-old musician is a dad to seven other children from previous relationships. The...
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Secret Agents on a Mission! Funke Akindele, Jimmy Jatt & More Stars in T.W.O’s Brand New Video for ‘Omonsa’

Nigerian music couple, Tunde and Wunmi Obe (T.W.O) has released a video and a single from their forthcoming album T.W.O Plus. The video/song titled ‘Omonsa’, meaning ‘Dance’ in the Ghanaian Twi dialect, was directed by popular music director, Clarence Peters and features the very versatile and talented actress Funke Akindele, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Don T Anifite and more. In the video, the couple plays...
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A Special Christmas Story with Dance & Music! The Fountain of Life Church holds its 2014 Christmas Carol

The Fountain of Life Church‘s 2014 Carol Service recently held and was a night to witness. The evening kicked off with a 15-minute jazz session that set the mood for the what turned out to be a great evening. The Jazz session was followed by the children’s choir with a beautiful rendition of Christmas ballads,...
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Events This Weekend – Christmas Edition, Part 3
Late Night with Nike Oshinowo! Femi Gbajabiamila Talks Fence-Jumping & the House of Reps with Nike Oshinowo Tonight
Attend & Get Stands at the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria Event this Friday!
CEOs Enjoy Laurent-Perrier Champagne at The Unofficial Christmas Party!
Fola Daniel Adelesi: It’s Not Working
Hit or Miss? Toni Tones Releases a Cover for Jhene Aiko’s ‘The Worst’
Juliet Ibrahim premieres New Song – “Sholala”
Guess Who’s the New Face of Roberto Cavalli’s S/S15 Campaign! It’s Nicki Minaj
#TobiTeyeNoni – A Fun London & Paris Pre-Wedding Shoot! | FTK~Konnect Events
Giving Back! Flavour, Melvin Oduah, Vimbai Mutinhiri & More Stars Join Uti Nwachukwu for a Charity Event
Aunty Bella: Miss. I’m Being Refused a Visa because I’m 25, Female & Single
FG Denies 1Billion Dollars Missing from Excess Crude Account
WIN Fab Gifts at the Cinemas as ‘The Hobbit: Battle of the 5 Armies’ hits the Big Screen!
Court-Martial sentences 54 Soldiers to Death by Firing Squad
Glo Excites Subscribers this Christmas with #GloAllawee & #GloOverload! 12GB for N5000, N120 Million & More to be Won
Richard Mofe-Damijo Abandons Wife’s Grave
Photos: Stephanie Okereke-Linus Premieres Her Movie, Dry, In UK
Regina Askia And Family Mark Her 47th Birthday In A Special Way (Pictures)
How My Wife Died Few Hours After Delivery- Comedian Elder O
Exclusive: Ibinabo’s Wedding, Tom Ateke Gets 30mins Ovation
I Hope to Feed 1Million Kids…..Halima Abubakar Plans
AGN President, Ibinabo Thankful for Being Able to Marry Again
Peter and Lola Okoye: Celebrity couple expecting baby number 3?
Super Eagles Player Set To Wed Lover
Psquare Tells Their Grass To Grace Story
Yemi Osinbajo: Read text of Vice-Presidential candidate’s first speech
Baby Number 4: Kimora Lee Simmons debuts baby bump in St. Barths

Health

Malaria Death Rates Drop Amid Fear of Drug Resistance


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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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ICT Tools Prevented Rigging in Osun Election, Says Aregbesola


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Entertainment

Yuletide mood descends on Abuja

As the year gradually winds down, there are many favourable and unfavourable activities going on in the Federal Capital Territory. One look at the scene in the federal capital territory will confirm that Nigerians Christians and Muslim alike are ready for the holidays. Christmas is a season for many things, there is hardly a soul...
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Omotola plans world tour to celebrate 20th Nollywood anniversary

Top Nigerian actress, philanthropist, and singer Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has revealed that she intends to celebrate her 20th Nollywood anniversary in 2015 by going on a world tour.
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VIDEO: Di’Ja – ‘Awww’

Watch the latest music video from Mavin Records artiste, Di’Ja titled ‘Awww’ and directed by Unlimited LA here...
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‘I’m not in any relationship at the moment’ – L.A.X
Omawumi and Waje team up for ‘Xmas Jollification’
NET Extra: Church of England appoints first female bishop
PHOTOS: Pasuma shoots video for new rap song, ‘Ogede Ti Pon’
‘Bedroom Series’ features Isi Atagamen in sultry lingerie
Lionel Messi loses Argentina Player of the Year award to Di Maria
Lisa Omorodion’s movie, ‘First Cut’ ready for cinemas
Photos from the private screening of Stephanie Linus’ movie in the UK
Jennifer Lopez, Kate Middleton, Beyonce top list of 2014’s hottest fashion trendsetters
Photos: EFCC arrest Nine for Illegal Dealing in Petroleum Products
New video: June Ubi - One For Me
Photos: Meet the lady who won Chris Okotie's Queen Esther beauty pageant
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Boko Haram kill 32 in Borno, kidnap scores
Ibinabo Fiberisima begins marital journey today, shares new photos
Get your wardrobe ready for the New Year!
Pastor Adeboye disowns twitter handle endorsing Prof Osinbajo
Christmas Give-away! Share some love this season with SureGifts
Glam up your look & shop fashion accessories at UberChicVille.com
Photo: Fraudster gets 63 years in prison for stealing N4.9million
New Video: TeknoMiles - Anything
Photo of the day: Buhari and Obasanjo as young soldiers
Genesis: The Fashion show holds tomorrow
Oh my! See what happened to this little boy (graphic photos)
Photos: OAU Female hostel gutted by fire
Ghen ghen! Davido threatens to expose interior decor company
Maheeda releases more raunchy Christmas-themed photos

Technology

MoboFree to leverage ad solution for 2015 elections

MoboFree.com, a social marketplace has introduced an advertising solution for the upcoming 2015 general elections.The post MoboFree to leverage ad solution for 2015 elections appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Nigeria: ICT attracts USD 6 Billion in FDI

ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson, has revealed that Nigeria’s ICT sector has attracted more than USD 6 Billion in Foreign Direct Investments over the last three years. Speaking during the 2014 Ministerial Platform in the country’s second largest city Abuja, Johnson said the Nigerian telecommunications sector is one of the fastest growing in the world....
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Dubai Bank launches M-SASA banking platform in Kenya

Kenya’s Dubai Bank and Rapid Communications, a telecommunications solution provider, have partnered to launch mobile banking system M-SASA. 
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