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Jonathan’s rally: FCT minister, not APC masterminded Bauchi attack — Yuguda

ABUJA — Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State and Senator Bala Mohammed, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, were weekend, locked in an exchange of words following the governor’s claim that the minister hired the thugs that stoned the president’s convoy in Bauchi last Thursday. The post Jonathan’s rally: FCT minister, not APC masterminded Bauchi attack — Yuguda appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Jonathan insists he will hand over on May 29

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday affirmed that the May 29 handover date has not been changed. He was apparently reacting the calls by some individuals including the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), for the postponement of the February general elections. A statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben […]Jonathan insists he will hand over on May 29...
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Promoters of election violence ineligible for American visas —John Kerry

Any Nigerian who promotes any form of election violence during or after election remains iineligible for US visas. The post Promoters of election violence ineligible for American visas —John Kerry appeared first on Vanguard News....
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President Jonathan speaks on his meeting with US Secretary of State, John Kerry

It was a pleasure to welcome Secretary John Kerry to Nigeria. We had a candid and constructive discussion about a broad range of issues. Nigeria is a vibrant democracy and the largest trading partner of the United States in Africa, with more than $18 billion in bilateral trade. Our countries and peoples share a mutual […]President Jonathan speaks on his meeting with US Secretary of State, John Kerry...
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2015: Nigeria needs change —Latinwo

Group Captain Salaudeen Adebola Latinwo (retd), 72, former military governor of Kwara State (1984-85) is a meticulous and detailed person. The retired Air Force officer, who was part of the first set of people to be recruited into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in 1963 is thoroughly organised and acts with precision as we found out during a one hour no holds barred interview, last week when he spoke among others on the state of the nation, the kind of leader Nigeria needs now and why Nigerians must get it right at the polls. Excerpts: The post 2015: Nigeria needs change —Latinwo appeared first
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Lawyers demand trial of Buhari for alleged forgery

A group of lawyers under the aegis of Coalition of Concerned Lawyers of Nigeria has called on the Inspector General of Police to investigate a case of perjury and certificate forgery made against the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). In a statement by the leader of the group,... [Read...
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Business

Banks’ capitalisation inadequate to finance oil and gas industry

The Director of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr. George Osahon has said that the banking sector is not capable of financing exploration in the oil and gas industry. According to him, the banks have very low capital base to finance exploration in the country. The post Banks’ capitalisation inadequate to finance oil and gas industry appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Fraudsters hijack Ogun Homeowners’ Charter

The efforts of the Ogun State Government to reduce the problems associated with land title documentation may have been hijacked by persons interested in defrauding the residents, MAUREEN IHUA-MADUENYI writes Residents of some parts of Ogun State have raised the alarm that they are being visited by suspected imposters who pretend to be officials of... [Read...
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Environmentalists identify poor funding as bane of research

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation has identified lack of funds, poor background of research environment and lack of statistical knowledge as some of the barriers to conducting effective research works in the country and Africa in general. Other factors, according to the NCF, include the absence of workable laboratories, lack of skills to understand social issues,... [Read...
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Sports

Shabba ready to sign new deal

‘Shabba’, who is the second highest capped Bafana Bafana player with 88 caps behind Aaron Mokoena who has 107 caps, is due for a contract renewal with the current deal expiring at the end of June. This website has been reliably informed that the 30-year-old midfielder will sign a new two-year deal with an option for another year. Of the current Amakhosi players, Tshabalala has played the most number of games for Chiefs with 242 appearances since he arrived at the club in 2007. He is followed by Itumeleng Khune with 216 appearances in the black and gold....
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Gyan targets Bafana "weak points"

The nations will contest their final Africa Cup of Nations Group C tie on Tuesday with a quarter-final place up for grabs. Bafana Bafana have to beat the Black Stars and hope that Senegal defeat Algeria to advance to the next stage of the CAF showpiece. If Algeria win, Bafana need to thrash Ghana to get their goal difference up. “They keep possession, they are very fast and create a lot of chances,” Gyan said in an exclusive interview ahead of the crunch meeting in Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea. “For me personally they are a danger, one of the trickiest opponents in our group. They can crea
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What Bafana have to do…

Bafana will end their Group C campaign against the Black Stars, while Algeria take on Senegal. Both games kick off at 20h00 (SA time). Following their first two matches – a loss and a draw - the most points Bafana can get is 4. Senegal already has 4 points, so if they beat Algeria will be on 7 points. That leaves Algeria on 3 points. Under those circumstances, and if Bafana beat Ghana, then Bafana go second in the group and advance. However, a draw between Algeria and Senegal would mean Senegal finish with 5 points, Algeria 4 points, and because of the head-to-head rule Bafana would not qual
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FG to Ban Porn Websites | What’s Your Take?

The National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), says the Federal Government is planning to introduce a law that will ban and block all porn websites in the country. He stated this at the closing ceremony of a three-day workshop on use of social media organised for Islamic preachers, Imams and youths in Kaduna on...
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My Husband Will Not Tamper with Office of First Lady When He is President – Aisha Buhari

The wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Aisha Buhari, says her husband will not tamper with the office of the ‘First Lady,’ if it is constitutionally recognised. Buhari stated this to newsmen on the sidelines of the inaugural meeting of the APC women presidential campaign initiative held in Abuja on Saturday. She was...
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Toyin Aimakhu and Husband Release Statement Addressing Separation Rumours: For Every Marriage There are Moments of Storm, That Was Ours

Nollywood stars Toyin Aimakhu and Adeniyi Johnson has been in the media for the past two days with regards to their marriage as rumours made the round of a shaky relationship and a possible separation. When BN reached out to Toyin Aimakhu she mentioned that she and her husband would be formally making a statement...
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New Music: Kefee featuring Vector, Henrisoul, Cynthia Morgan, Yinka Davies & Lady X – I Believe
Ewon Adenomon: 3 Tips To Fast-Track Your Productivity
Red Carpet Glam! Uzo Aduba, Lupita Nyong’o, Laverne Cox, Emma Stone & More at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards
Nicole the Fertile Chick: Don’t Say a Word
Aww…Paul Okoye & Anita Okoye Enjoy a Beach Day Getaway
Politicians Who Promote Violence During Elections Will be Denied U.S Visa – John Kerry
APC & Buhari Campaign Organisation Condemn Attack on Pres. Jonathan’s Convoy
And the Winner is…Miss Colombia Wins Miss Universe 2014 | Miss Nigeria Wins ‘Miss Congeniality Universe’
Bird flu: Commissioner Urges Poultry Farmers in Akwa Ibom to be Cautious
Aww…Jennifer Obayuwana Locks Down Her Love in Paris
PDP: Presidency’s Prudent Management of Economy is Reason why Nigeria is One of World’s Fastest Growing Economies
BellaNaija, Tony Elumelu, Bank of Industry, Don Jazzy and Many More Win Creative Industry Awards 2015
My Sister Died of Heart Related Ailment – Pres. Jonathan
BN Beauty – Get This Look: Lupita Nyong’o’s SAG Awards 2015 Hair & Makeup
Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: You’re Not Moving to SS3
High Cost of Female Condom Affects its Availability & Distribution in Nigeria – UNAIDS
Buhari’s Certificate Saga: Police Deny Murder of College’s Principal
Don Jazzy Was Not Interested In the Deal with Kanye West…He Wasn’t Comfortable Around Me – D’Banj
APC Threatens Court Action Against NCC Over Fundraising
Former Golden Eaglets Coach Musa Abdullahi Passes Away
Dominika Cibulkova ousts two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka
Bill Haas wins again at the Humana Challenge
John Tavares leads Team Toews to victory in the NHL All-Star game
SAG Awards 2015: Viola Davis, Uzo Aduba, Kevin Spacey win trophies
Amaechi: Jonathan’s Takeover of Stadium Undemocratic
Primeira Liga Review: Sporting Lisbon move within one point of Porto
Juan Roman Riquelme will not play on in Paraguay or the United States after announcing his retirement

Health

Certificate Saga: Hausa Language Was Not Offered in 1961, Says Report


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We are ready to call off strike if… JOHESU

We are asking that the Federal Government address needless deaths in its hospitals and put an end to this strike before the elections.— JOHESU The post We are ready to call off strike if… JOHESU appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Experts confident Nigeria will be certified polio-free by 2018

“The last case of polio virus in Nigeria was reported in July 2014 and making it six months without the incidence of polio virus in Nigeria. What it means is that no child has been paralyse as a result of polio virus in Nigeria in six months”,—Tomori The post Experts confident Nigeria will be certified polio-free by 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Entertainment

Less than 24hours after alleged marriage break up, Toyin Aimakhu and hubby re-unite

Barely 24 hours after the 17 months old marriage of Nollywood diva, Toyin Aimakhu and Adewale Johnson reportedly packed up, the love birds are already back together.
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Ambode Hinges Plans for Lagos on Four Pillars


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SPORTS DEVELOPMENT: Exploiting Nigerians’ Passion to Promote Foreign Football


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Ifaturoti: Insurance Operators Should be More Versatile in Product Offering
Olga Diyachenko shares another loved up pic with boo, Mikel Obi
Nigerian woman kills lover she met on Badoo. Read the horrible story
What's the number one reason marriages fail in Nigeria?
Miley Cyrus goes topless as she frolics in the ocean with boyfriend
Valuable tips on how to manage your finances in marriage...
Wedding invitation card of Gen. Gowon in 1969
Love Lock: Jennifer Obayuwana and Peter Salah seal their love in Paris
Men's Clinic
Oh dear! Man threatens to kill gay activist Bisi Alimi on Facebook
Muna Obiekwe: I have been living without kidney for three years – Emma Ugolee
Amber Rose hosts D’banjs 10th anniversary event in Lagos
7 years after, Wande Coal to release sophomore album this year
Doctors slam Bruce Jenner’s plastic surgery
Video: Lionel Messi gets a punch in new Gillette advert
Former Choc City act, Brymo expecting first child
Beyonce threatens litigation over ‘Feyonce’
D’banj’s court case adjourned indefinitely
Ayuba, Lynxx, Doris Simeon cover latest edition of City People Fashion and Style
Tiwa Savage impostor allegedly dupes Lagos politician
Pawpaw goes gaga over Evia Simon’s butt
I wear anything that’s fitting –Apostle Samuel
Kitten heels: Perfect for pregnant mums
Sylvia Ukaatu turns preacher after Muna Obiekwe’s death
Shots fired! Burna Boy sounds off on twitter...
Maiduguri under serious Boko Haram attack this morning
Photos: Kim K and Kanye West stun in all black at BET Honours..

Technology

SecureID unveils first smartcard manufacturing plant

SecureID Limited, a Nigerian company in smart card supply and personalisation business, has unveiled its SecureCard Manufacturing Plant in Lagos. The manufacturing plant is the first polycarbonate smartcard manufacturing plant in Africa, capable of producing 200 million cards per year in line with global standards, the company said. It said the achievement brought to birth... [Read...
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DRC govt cuts internet, SMS to quell deadly protests

After a week of deadly protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that left at least 42 people dead, people in this troubled Central African nation are still scrambling to connect to the internet and send SMSes. 
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MTN is Ivory Coast mobile market leader

With eight million subscribers out of a population of 22 million, South Africa’s mobile operator MTN has claimed the title of mobile market leader in Ivory Coast.
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