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Researcher tasks FG on social security

Federal Government has been urged to prioritise social security programmes as it continues to privatise public assets and promote capitalism in the country. A retired Deputy Director, Federal Ministry of Defence, who is also a researcher, Eric Olie, stated this in Abuja while addressing the press on the consequences of “Africanstyle capitalism” for Nigeria. He...
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Buhari’s speech at Chatham House today

Permit me to start by thanking Chatham House for the invitation to talk about this important topic at this crucial time. When speaking about Nigeria overseas, I normally prefer to be my country’s public relations and marketing officer, extolling her virtues and hoping to attract investments and tourists. But as we all know, Nigeria is now battling with many challenges, and if I refer to them, I do... [Read...
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I take responsibility for my actions as a dictator—Buhari

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he takes full responsibility for whatever happened under his watch as a military dicator in Nigeria in 1983 to 1985. The post I take responsibility for my actions as a dictator—Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Fani-Kayode denies renting crowd to boo Buhari in London

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has debunked the media speculations that he rented a crowd to jeer at the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd.) during his presentation at the Chatham House, London, on Thursday. The controversial writer, last night took to his Twitter handle to refute the allegation, […]Fani-Kayode denies renting crowd to boo Buhari in London...
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Group commends PDP for expelling Obasanjo

A pro-democracy group based in Ibadan, Dynamic Yoruba Youth, has commended the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State for expelling former President Olusegun Obasanjo from the party A statement signed by its Gen­eral Coordinator, Oluwa­tosin Ajibade flayed Obasanjo over his alleged anti-party activities, describing it as “lack of appreciation to the […]Group commends PDP for expelling Obasanjo...
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Afenifere leaders set for post-confab summit in Ibadan

A week after holding a post-National Conference summit in Ondo State, Yoruba elders will again hold a post-confab summit in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Thursday (today). Prominent Yoruba leaders expected to grace the event are the National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae; leader of pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti; Chief... [Read...
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Price Stability: Expert commends CBN for adopting ‘float’ exchange rate mechanism

A financial expert, Mr Sewa Wusu, on Wednesday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for adopting the ``float’’ exchange rate mechanism to ensure price stability. The post Price Stability: Expert commends CBN for adopting ‘float’ exchange rate mechanism appeared first on Vanguard News....
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FCMB Capital Markets emerges Best Local Investment Bank

FCMB Capital Markets Limited, the investment banking arm of FCMB Group Plc, has been adjudged the “Best Local Investment Bank in Nigeria” at the 2014 African Banking Awards, organised by EMEA Finance magazine. The post FCMB Capital Markets emerges Best Local Investment Bank appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Manufacturers to shut factories over high electricity bills

Some manufacturers in the country have said that the increase in electricity tariffs will force them to shut down their operations in the near future if development is not urgently addressed. Different producer groups of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria on Wednesday said if the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission failed to revert to the old... [Read...
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FG approves $403m loans for Lagos, Rivers, Ogun, Osun
Brent inches higher to $59
Foreign reserves drop by $2.7bn in two months
Petroleum downstream subsector poorly regulated – Marketers
SON to use scanners to detect fake products
THE global shipping industry is at its lowest point in 30 years, Malaysian Bulk Carriers Bhd, Chief Executive Officer, Kuok Khoon Kuan, said. Citing overcapacity and slower global demand as one of the main contributors to the poor market, Kuok said, “In January 2010, the Baltic Dry Index, a reflec
‘Global bulk industry suffering badly’
Nigeria’s 2015 Polls Present Possibility of Violence - US
Boko Haram: President Jonathan Sneaks into Yola, Visits Mubi
On The Trail of Oil Thieves
FAAC raps power firms over poor performance
Reps issue FG 7-day ultimatum to present forensic audit report on NNPC
Anambra Signs 1000 hectares of land for agriculture, plans to train over 1000 youths
Nigeria in ‘oil recession’, as sector falls 2 quarters in a row
U.S. military trains African armies ahead of Boko Haram campaign
If I’m elected president, the world will have no cause to worry about Nigeria, says Buhari
Brent holds steady around $59, Saudis say oil demand growing
Sales, finance costs weigh Nestle’s profit down
Economy loses over N100bn to soft oil prices, drop in export volume
NSE index gains 0.17% as 21 stocks rise
Investors inject N300bn in electricity firms – BPE
Coordinator: SURE-P is Weapon Against Poverty, Not Job for the Boys
Election postponement: Period of short nights and long knives
FAAN allays fears of blackout at Lagos airport
Infrastructure deficit opens $300bn investment opportunity in housing sector
Acting SEC D-G, Gwarzo, elected AMERC chairman
ISPS Code compliance level up from 7% to 85% — NIMASA

Sports

Mgcoyi moves to Hungary

Mgcoyi has joined on an improved contract and is now expected to make her debut for Diofa when the season resumes following the long winter break. The 26-year-old has already played in the UEFA Women’s Champions League for two years in a row since her move to Europe from Sundowns Ladies. She has made a huge impression in Slovakia since arriving from South Africa two years ago, winning the top goalscorer award in her first season after netting 13 goals in 10 games. Mgcoyi has 34 Banyana Banyana caps, which have reaped her 15 goals....
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Bafana get Zebras in Cosafa

Bafana Bafana will meet The Zebras on May 25, and could yet need to beat one of the powerhouses of the continent if they are to lift the title after Ghana were announced as a guest nation along with Tanzania. Those two gained entry after Angola and Comoros declined their invitations to compete in the regional championship this year. Ghana must wait to know their quarterfinal opponent, which will be the winner of Group B that contains Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius and Swaziland. Holders Zambia also face an anxious wait as they will take on the top team in Group B, which could potentially se
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GI hails Nkhatha, Brockie partnership

The New Zealander and Zimbabwean were on the scoresheet again last night as Matsatsantsa thumped Polokwane City 4-1 in the Nedbank Cup. SuperSport will now meet Orlando Pirates in the last 16, and already Bucs defender Ayanda Gcaba says they don’t fear the pair, but Igesund believes his front two can still get better. “What I like about him [Brockie] is that he is a humble player who never stops working hard,” the former Bafana Bafana coach says. “You have already seen what you can expect from him and he will get better and better.  “I am also happy with Nkhatha. He has also scored
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New Music: SHiiKANE – Sweedim

The SHiiKANE sisters are back with a new single! Listen to ‘Sweedim’ produced by P2J, a song that has a theme of love and shows the romantic, playful and charming sides of the SHiiKANE sisters. Check on it! Download
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#ThrowbackThursday: Top 5 old occult Nollywood movies

Nollywood used to be popular for lots of occult movies. Which Nollywood occult themed movie can you remember?
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Madonna: Pop star falls off stage at Brit Awards 2015

The singer apparently tumbled down a set of stairs, landing awkwardly, after a dancer tried removing a cape she was wearing
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Anne Adams: The Shattered Dignity of the Modern Black Woman
In Paris: 3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone
My Style: Stephanie Okafor
Abductors of American Missionary in Kogi Reduce Ransom Demand from N60 Million to N30 Million
Esco: But, I’m Only Just Looking
Say What?! Jada Pinkett-Smith Reveals that Watching Husband Will Smith in Movie Love Scenes Turns Her On
Grace Amah explains support for Agbaje, opens up on relationship with baby daddy
A Passionate Breakthrough! Watch Nigerian Entertainers Dakore Akande & Poe on ‘Late Night with Nike Oshinowo’ Tonight
Calamity: Husband takes to his heels as wife gives birth to armless baby
All Black Everything! Triple MG Artist Tekno Shows off his Cars
“Missing” $20 Billion: FG Given 7-day Ultimatum to Submit Forensic Report on NNPC Account
Wow! Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar Dress Worth $150,000 Allegedly Stolen
Cool FM On-air Personality Congratulates Eniola Badmus on her New Car in the Oddest Way
BRIT Awards 2015: Red carpet celebrity fashion rundown
18 Year Old Woman Forced into Marriage Kills Husband in Kano
Husband Flees as Wife in Ogun Gives Birth to Baby Without Arms
Madonna on Kanye West: He’s a Brilliant Madman…He Can’t help Himself…He Doesn’t have the same Filters other People Have
Ebola Update: MIT researchers develop 10-minute test
Official Photos – Damilola Adegbite & Chris Attoh’s Valentine’s Day Wedding!
Federal Government Approves Establishment of 9 New Private Universities
#SMWLagos – It’s Day 4 of Social Media Week Lagos! See Today’s Schedule for #SMW2015
Entertainment Your Way! Archos Devices Launching in Nigeria on Friday 27 February 2015
Bellesa Africa Tutorial: Would you rock this green smokey eye make-up?
Must Watch! Sanusi predicted Oil Price Crash, Devastating Effect on Nigeria’s Economy & Naira in 2011
New Video: Chidinma – Kite
Rockstar Chic! Emma Nyra Shows Off Her Looks of the Day
Win a Romantic Date for 2, St. Lauren Wine, Chocolates & More in the Canoe “Colour Mix” Competition!

Health

Testicular cancer may affect the testes — Study

Men who’ve had testicular cancer may be at increased risk for prostate cancer, although that risk is low, a new study finds. “Men with a history of testicular cancer should talk with their doctor about assessing their risk for prostate cancer, given there may be an increased risk,” said senior study author Dr. Mohummad Minhaj... [Read...
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Mental illness linked to heart disease in study

Homeless people with mental illness are at high risk for heart disease, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers found that they have a 24.5 per cent risk of heart attack, fatal or nonfatal stroke, or sudden cardiac death over 30 years. The risk is about 10 percent for a person of the same age and... [Read...
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PDP Blasts APC over Unrealistic Promises


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Entertainment

Mike Godson talks about his secret romance with Ini Edo

Nollywood actor, Mike Godson has broken the silence on his alleged romance with actress Inibong Edobong, otherwise known as Ini Edo. Ini was rumoured to have settled for a younger Godson after her marriage to Philip Ehiagwina hit the rocks last year. Speaking for the first time after many weeks, the actor admitted that both […]Mike Godson talks about his secret romance with Ini Edo...
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VIDEO: 2face Idibia – ‘Vote Not Fight’

Directed by Yinka Obebe, the video is a message for Nigerian youth which 2face has been propagating for a while. Watch here…
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Airtel/Trace Music Star competition holds grand finale this weekend

The top prize of N4m plus the chance of a record deal with Universal Records is getting ever closer for 5 Nigerians as the names of the top 5 finalists who are to battle it out for the Airtel Trace Music Star National Championship have been announced.
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Technology

New age e-commerce consumers challenge traditional business models

African consumers are increasingly searching online platforms with commercial intent, says DHL.
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Kenya: ICT start-ups to get boost from upcoming innovation showcase

The ICT Authority has announced that Kenya will hold the inaugural ICT Innovation forum, bringing together novel technology-based ideas, solutions and practices on the 2nd – 3rd March, 2015 at KICC, Nairobi. The forum which has a national outlook will be graced by the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta. The event, which will bring...
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Tanzania: Tigo inks money transfer service deal with Vodacom

Millions of M-Pesa and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania will soon be able to send and receive money directly into each other wallets. This follows the recent signing of a mobile money interoperability agreement between Tigo and Vodacom. The agreement will see four million Tigo Pesa users exchanging money directly with seven million M-Pesa...
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