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I get contradictory advice on issues, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday disclosed that for every issue he had to take a decision on, multiple suggestions that were most times contradictory were given to him. He said it was therefore important for Nigerians to continue to pray to God to give him wisdom to take right decisions that would not bring suffering... [Read...
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Prisoners in Nigeria have right to vote in all elections, court rules

BENIN—A Federal High Court sitting in Benin, Edo State, has held that prisoners in Nigerian prisons have the right to vote in all elections conducted in the country.The post Prisoners in Nigeria have right to vote in all elections, court rules appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Bode George cautions Obanikoro over attacks

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Bode George, has called for an end to verbal attacks by Obanikoro.The post Bode George cautions Obanikoro over attacks appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Politics

APC: Divergent sounds over choice of running mate

THE emergence of Prof Yemi Osibajo as the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, came as a mixed bag to a lot of people.The post APC: Divergent sounds over choice of running mate appeared first on Vanguard News....
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NASS 2015: Rat race begins in S’West

With less than 55 days to National Assembly elections, billed for February 14, 2015, political parties have already picked their standard-bearers that will contest elections into the Senate and House of Representatives, across the six states in the South-West. Howbeit, even though candidates from the two dominant parties in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC, have lined up their campaign arsenals to slug it out, other parties like the Labour Party, LP, Social Democratic Party, SDP, National Conscience Party, NCP, Accord Party, AP among others
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Why Bankole can’t challenge Ogun PDP gov primaries — Isiaka

Prince Nasir Gboyega Isiaka who won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Ogun State in this interview dismissed the insinuation that the former Speaker, House of Representatives Mr. Dimeji Bankole is contesting his victory at the primaries and blamed the opposition for trying to create crisis in the partyThe post Why Bankole can’t challenge Ogun PDP gov primaries — Isiaka appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Business

Amaechi Heads APC Presidential Campaign Organisation


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Public Servants Threaten Strike over FG’s Inability to Pay Salaries


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APC Explains Strategy to Curtail Insecurity, Calls for State Police


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70% of Students Fail Nov/Dec WAEC Exam
Chinese high rollers send pigeon prices soaring
CBN bars banks from holding funds in dollars
Boko Haram Kills 32, Abducts Scores from Borno Village
FG, Nollywood Sign MoU for N0.7bn Film Production Fund
CBN Restricts Banks’ Dollar Holdings to Halt Speculation
Court Upholds Prisoners’ Right to Vote
‘Buhari, Jonathan: No Basis for Comparison’
Phase one of N15bn Agodi Resort center completed
Importers, agents lament congestion at Lagos airport
Sterling Bank finalises N31bn multi-currency debt new year
ICAN, NDDC to boost accounting education in Northern Nigeria
Kebbi PDP Adopts Bello as Consensus Guber Candidate
Concern Mounts in House over Tompolo’s Purchase of Gunboats
Africa’s First Fact-checking Website Hits Million Visitors
Flour Mills assures shareholders of better returns
Investment, poor regulatory framework to blame for Nigeria’s low competitiveness ranking – Analysts
Workers should process pensions six months before retirement –Hussain
Antifragile: Why the current fall in global oil prices fails to dampen investor appetite in Africa’s biggest economy
Identical Twins Accuse INEC of Denying Them Voting Rights
Best business opportunities in the New Year
FCMB addresses market-based disasters with N1m cover for trader’s stock loss
Jonathan Inaugurates Nationwide Workers’ Housing Scheme
SON destroys N500m substandard goods
Jonathan urges workers to key into Nationwide Workers’ Housing Scheme
Saudi Arabia spending means less room for OPEC output cut
Insurers set sights on Africa as incomes rise

Sports

Ekpo tips Nigerian boxers for international glory

Commonwealth super middleweight champion, Isaac Ekpo, has tipped the Nigeria boxing team for success at the 2015 All-Africa Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. The Nigeria team garnered a total of three bronze medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games while the sport enjoyed a reasonable level of participation at other competitions during the... [Read...
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FIFA ranking: Nigeria suffers AFCON miss, drops spot

Nigeria has dropped by one point on the monthly FIFA ranking after slipping to the 43rd position for the month of December. It is not unlikely that the drop is due to the Super Eagles’ fail ure to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Equatorial Guinea next month. Nigeria is ninth in...
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Bolt condemns reports on removing Olympic 200m

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt said reports suggesting the 200 metres is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is “ridiculous” and must not happen. Bolt was responding to an article from Australia’s Fairfax Media which said the event he has won at the last two Summer Olympics is... [Read...
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Fashion

Copa del Rey Review: Bilbao, Elche edge through, Madrid derby beckons

Athletic Bilbao and Elche edged to 1-0 victories to progress in the Copa del Rey, while Atletico Madrid set up a cup derby with Real Madrid.
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Mare festival... waxes stronger, sets Ondo aglow

by Remi Oladoye       The mountains and hills of  Idanre recently danced to the rythm of music in   celebration of a new status injected to their domain by  the government of Ondo State who is transforming it to a preferred tourist destination.   The festive mood enveloped all  and sundry,  up  to  the Owa Of  Idanre and his chiefs during the just concluded 2014 Annual Mare Festival which also wit- nessed the official commission- ing  of  the Idanre Mountain Re- sort and Relaxation Center, an initiative that has transf
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A decade after, Calabar Carnival waxes stronger

by Tayo Adelaja     The Calabar Carnival often referred to as Africa’s biggest street party has become for Cross River State and its people, an veritable tool for tourism and ultimately socio-economic development. Ten years after it was introduced into the state by the former governor, Donald Duke, the private sector has now taken full ownership of the annual event. According to the state’s Deputy Governor, Efiok Cobham, while unveiling the 2014 Carnival theme which is ‘’Celebration Time’’ at the Millennium’s Park in Calabar, the Cross R
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Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez suffers injury setback
Michael van Gerwen advances in London, Wes Newton ousted
Golden State Warriors centre Andrew Bogut out indefinitely
Jurgen Klopp denies Borussia Dortmund departure plans
Celebs, Fashionistas & Industry Professionals Have a Great Time at Paco Rabanne’s ‘Million Party’!
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First Photos as Moet Abebe, Vector, D’Prince & More attend Soundcity Blast Festival
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FG approves Sale of NITEL/MTEL for $252Million
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Jonathan Urges Nigerians to Preach Peace & Love
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Gov. Rotimi Amaechi named DG of APC Presidential Campaign Organisation
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Health

FG to Focus on Remittances from Abroad


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‘There is Hope for Greater Nigeria’


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Port Health Director Calls Cautions against Another Outbreak of Ebola Virus


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Entertainment

#SoundCityBlast: Check out D’prince’s outfit to Soundcity blast

Here is the outfit D’Prince wore to the ongoing Sound City Urban Blast which is in full swing at the Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Lagos.
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THE RUSSIAN ARMS CARGO PLANE


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#SoundCityBlast: Don Jazzy didn’t perform with the Mavins

The full squad made up of Dr Sid, Tiwa Savage, D’prince, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello and Di’ja were all on stage except for the boss himself, Don Jazzy who was conspicuously missing for unknown reasons.
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Technology

Govt confirms NATCOM’s $252m Nitel/Mtel purchase

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed the sale of former state-run but now moribund telco, the Nigerian Telecommunication (Nitel) and its mobile arm, Mtel to NATCOM Consortium for $252 million.
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Nescafe inspires African bloggers at Start Conference 2014

The Nescafe Start Conference 2014 has ended in Accra with a call on young tech entrepreneurs to use their creative ideas and skills to generate innovative business enterprises that would help create job opportunities. 
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Senegal govt, AfDB to build US$120 million digital park

The Senegalese government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) will join forces to put aside about US$20 million and US$100 million, respectively, to build a mega-digital park in the city of Diamniadio.
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