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  1. How Yuguda withdrew N1bn in one day - Gov AbubakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has disclosed how his predecessor, Mallam Isa Yuguda, allegedly withdrew N1 billion from the state government account in just one day. Abubakar, who spoke during an interface with journalists in Abuja, yesterday, also accused the former governor of frittering away N2 billion Ecological Fund reportedly advanced to governors of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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  2. Never Been To Jos? Let's Take You Back Through Time With These 7 Historic PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ghanamma.com

    Great cities hold thousands of treasures to mankind. While most lay underneath, others stand in sight for all to behold.

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  3. Intensify oil exploration in Northern Nigeria, Presidency orders NNPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to increase the tempo on crude oil exploration activities in the northern part of the country. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, who disclosed this, yesterday, when governor of Bauchi State, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja, also lamented that Nigeria was currently facing difficult times.

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  4. Buhari orders NNPC to intensify oil exploration in North EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to increase the tempo on crude oil exploration activities in the north eastern part of the country. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, who disclosed this on Monday, when Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja, also lamented that Nigeria is currently facing difficult times.

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  5. Senate committees' reshufflement: Eyes on APC leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Vanguard

    ONE year after Senator Bukola Saraki polled 57 out of 108 votes to emerge as Senate President, with 51 senators, including his then rival for the position of Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan , absent and unveiling the list of Chairmen and Vice Chairmen for 65 standing committees thereafter, Saraki, on Thursday, announced some changes in the chairmanship of the Committees. Prior to his election and inauguration as Senate President, June 9, 2015, some senators were seriously opposed to him as they were in support of Lawan which led to the emergence of two factions in the Senate, the Senate Unity Forum, SUF, made up of senators in support of Lawan and the other group, called Senators of Like Minds, loyal to Saraki.

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  6. My Boko Haram battle, by Pastor OritsejaforRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Vanguard

    Born on Friday, January 25, 1957 in Oyo, his home town in Oyo State, the President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, NBC, who contested on the platform of the Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, emerged CAN President on June 14, polling 54 votes to defeat his only rival, Elder Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Worldwide , who garnered 28 votes. He becomes the seventh National President of the largest ecumenical body in Africa, CAN, after Dominic Cardinal Ekandem , Anthony Cardinal Okogie , His Eminence Sunday Mbang , Most Rev.

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  7. Development of a prospective cohort of HIV Exposed Sero-Negative (HESN) individuals in Jos NigeriaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | BioMed Central

    HIV/AIDS continues to be a global health problem. With currently no cure, it is critical to get an effective vaccine to add to the arsenal of prevention and treatment tools.

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  8. Major marketers lament non-supply of keroseneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Vanguard

    The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, has said that there is no solution now to scarcity of kerosene, which has been lingering for over three months, as the product is currently being sold for between N250 and N300 per litre depending on the location and outlet. FILE: Queue for kerosene at a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mega Filling Station in Yelwa, Bauchi State.

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  9. Sex scandal: US Ambassador has no evidence - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Vanguard

    THE Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, said, yesterday, that there had been no sufficient evidence to prove that the three members of the House of Representatives accused of sexual misconduct really committed the crime. Onyema, who stated this when he appeared before the House of Representatives Ethics and Privilege Committee and House Committee on Foreign Relations public investigative hearing in Abuja, also disclosed that the outgone United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, had tendered apology for breaching diplomatic protocol by writing directly to the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, over the allegation instead of passing through the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

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  10. Solar power devt: Investors commit $2.5bn into 14 projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Vanguard

    THE power sector received a boost, yesterday, following the signing of Power Purchase Agreements, PPAs, between Nigerian Electricity Bulk Trading Plc, NBET, and 14 solar energy firms to the tune of $2.5 billion. Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola , shortly after the signing ceremony of Solar Power purchase agreement between National Bulk Electricity Trader and Fourteen Solar Power Developer at the Transmission Company of Nigeria, , Maitama,FCT, Abuja on Thursday 21, July 2016.

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  11. Nigeria: Economy - Governors Meet At Aso RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigeria Governors' Forum met behind closed-doors last night at the Old Banquet of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting, which started at 8.00pm, was still going on as of the time of filing this report yesterday.

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  12. Sex scandal: US Ambassador ignores Reps probe againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Vanguard

    THE outgoing United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, yesterday, failed again to appear before the House of Representatives investigative hearing committee on the alleged sex misconduct involving three members of the House. This is as the three members involved in the sex scandal accused the ambassador of racial discrimination, adding that the allegation, which they claimed never existed, was a plot to smear the image of the country.

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  13. Doguwa debunks selective anti-graft crusadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Vanguard

    Bauchi-THE Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa, has dismissed allegation of selective anti-graft crusade by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the allegation as untrue.

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  14. Who is afraid of Gov. M.A. Abubakar's giant stridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Vanguard

    I t was Seth Godin who said: "Criticisms come to those who stand out". This can aptly describe the M. A. Abubakar's government.

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  15. EFInA releases $2m grant to support FCMB financial inclusion driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Vanguard

    Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access has released $2 million Innovation Grant to support First City Monument Bank Limited with its "Group Lending and Agency Banking" project,which provides financial services and access to credit facilities for the financially excluded population. Meanwhile, FCMB group lending project is a digitized credit and savings solution, facilitating instant account opening with debit card issuance for online real time transactions, driven by Point of Sale and mobile devices, while EFInA innovation grant will enable FCMB extend facilities to prospective customers in twelve states:Bauchi, Kaduna,Sokoto, Niger, Kwara, Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, AkwaIbom, Rivers, Cross River and Abia States.

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  16. Nigeria: 'How I Succeeded Malam Aminu Kano'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | AllAfrica.com

    When the great leader of the Peoples Redemption Party , Malam Aminu Kano, died in April 1983, just before that year's presidential election, Khalifa Hassan Yusuf succeeded him as party leader and presidential candidate. In this interview, he discussed how the transition was made, as well as many other political issues.

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  17. Warri wolves to appeal against LMC sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Ghanamma.com

    The management of Warri Wolves says it will appeal against the sanctions imposed on the club by the League Management Company , following their fans' behavior after their league match against visiting Wikki Tourist of Bauchi. It ended 1-1.

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  18. FG to train IDPs, civilian JTFRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Vanguard

    Bauchi-THE Federal Government, yesterday said the Skills acquisition and training centres in Bauchi State, would soon be used for the training of Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF and Internally Displaced Persons in the northeast sub-region. The government spoke through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige during the 12th graduation ceremony of trainees at the skills acquisition and training center at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in Bauchi.

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  19. Sexual Misconduct: Group faults postponement of investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Vanguard

    The Committee for Human Rights, a civil society group, on Wednesday in Abuja faulted the postponement of investigation into alleged sexual misconduct against three members of House of Representatives. President of the group, Mr Malachy Ugwumadu, reacted shortly after the investigative hearing was postponed due to the absence of Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.

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  20. Sex scandal probe: US Ambassador absent at public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Vanguard

    By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA - THE outgoing Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, Thursday stayed away from the sex scandal public investigative hearing involving three members of the House. Also absent at the probe panel was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema who reportedly sent a letter to the Committee on Wednesday, informing that he was attending the executive meeting of the 29th Ordinary Session of the African Union.

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