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  1. Christian Chukwu describes late Emeteole as "image of everything football"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, has described late Kelechi Emeteole, also a former Super Sand Eagles coach, an "an image of everything football." Newsmen report that Emeteole died in the early hours of Wednesday in a New Delhi hospital in India, where he was receiving treatment for throat cancer.

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  2. LMC to honour late Emeteole during NPFL Match Day 26 fixturesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Players and match officials in the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League are to wear black arm bands during Match Day 26 fixtures to honour the late Kelechi Emeteole. The former coach of several prominent NPFL clubsides, nicknamed "Caterpillar'' in his playing days, passed on in the early hours of Wednesday in India where he underwent surgery for throat cancer.

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  3. Make Judges, non-lawyers LPDC members - Prof OjukwuRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Amid growing complaints of professional and ethical misconduct among lawyers, former Deputy Director General of the Nigeria Law School, Enugu Campus, Prof Earnest Ojukwu SAN, has recommended inclusion of Judges and non-lawyers in the membership of Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Council . Prof Ojukwu who was one of the brains behind drafting of Code of Conduct for Law Teachers stated this during an interactive session with the media in Lagos.

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  4. Osinbajo warns govs over playing politics with national securityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Vanguard

    From the left, Governor Ifeanyi Uguanyi of Enugu State; Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State; and Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State at the meeting. The Acting President also reiterated that the Constitution guaranteed all Nigerians to live in any parts of the country without molestation, just as he warned people talking carelessly in a way that would threaten the unity of the country.

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  5. Death penalty dangles on kidnap kingpin Evans as Ambode signs bill to lawRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has signed into law, the state kidnapping prohibition bill, 2016 which prescribes Life Imprisonment or death penalty for the offence of Kidnapping and forceful extortion in Lagos State, meaning that the recently arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans may get a life imprisonment or death penalty sentence. The law provides for death penalty for kidnappers whose victims die in their custody, and life imprisonment for the act of kidnapping.

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  6. Deployment of Troops to Senegal: Buhari did not err - SenatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Henry Umoru ABUJA-FOLLOWING a point of order raised by Senator Chukwuka Utazi, PDP, Enugu North over the deployment of Nigerian troops to Gambia by President Muhammadu Buhari without the approval of the Upper chambers, both Senators Rafiu Ibrahim, APC, Kwara South and Adesoji Akanbi, APC, Oyo South said, said Wedesday that the president acted within the ambit of the law. Senator Rafiu Ibrahim said, "it is a constitutional reminder for the President and Ism sure our President Muhammadu Buhari will not do anything unconstitutional.

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  7. Study shows Nigerians don't readRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Prof. Lenrie Aina, the National Librarian, says that Nigeria is not rated among the most reading countries in the world. Aina, who is also the Chief Executive Officer, National Library of Nigeria, said this in Enugu on Wednesday at the Readership Promotion Campaign .

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  8. Okala, "Uncle Joe'' mourn Kelechi Emetole "The Catapillar''Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Some associates of the late Coach Kelechi Emeteole, former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala and teammate, Joseph Aniedobe have said that they are sorrowful over his death in the early hours of Wednesday. prominent coach in the Nigerian Professional Football League died in a New Delhi hospital in India where he was receiving treatment for throat cancer.

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  9. Adokiye, Akabueze, others mourn EmetoleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Ex-Green Eagles winger, Adokiye Amiesimaka, has expressed shock on the passing away of Kelechi Emetole, his former teammate in the national team. Emetole, 66, a former Eagles and Rangers International of Enugu winger, died in India early on Wednesday where he was receiving treatment for cancer of the throat.

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  10. Coaching veteran, Kelechi Emeteole is deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    The former Heartland coach who had been battling throat cancer for a while now lost the battle in the early hours of Wednesday, June 21, in an Indian hospital. Emeteole, up until his death, had difficulties in breathing and swallowing and had a pipe inserted in his throat to aid him.

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  11. 2017: Ndi Anambra at it againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    ANAMBRA State is living up to its billing as a centre of political intrigues. Yesterday, Governor Willie Obiano and his political associates were at their wits'end after Justice Onuora, the Enugu State judge hearing the case instituted by Chief Victor Ike Oye, former national chairman of the governor's party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to upturn his removal from office withdrew from the case.

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  12. We'll refine Confab report to restructure, unite Nigeria -Rep OkorieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    CHAIRMAN, House of Representatives Committee on Agricultural Colleges and Institutions, Mr Linus Okorie, has said the national assembly will refine the 2014 National Conference in a manner that it will foster stronger Nigeria unity and restructure the country, if the report is tabled before the Assembly. He said the advantage of national assembly's further deliberation on the resolutions is that more Nigerians, who did not participate in the conference, would make imputes in the resolution to either refine or redefine the report.

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  13. Include Imo town unions in budget process - CSOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vanguard

    OWERRIi- Civil society organizations in Imo State, have asked the state government to include citizens as well as the town unions in the budget process to enable them contribute their quota in choosing priority projects that would impact on the lives of their people. This was one of the resolutions during their stakeholders' participatory/ strategic meetings in Owerri.

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  14. Nigeria to witness more malaria cases as mosquitoes develop resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vanguard

    As mosquitoes develop resistance in 18 states By Gabriel Olawale & Adeshina Oluwaseyi LAGOS-THE Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, has raised alarm over the increasing incidence of mosquito resistance to Long Lasting Insecticide Nets, LLINs, in 18 states of the federation, even as over 50 million Nigerians still test positive to malaria annually. In a new report released, yesterday, by the institute, it was revealed that Lagos, Ogun and Niger states have the highest incidence of resistance cases.

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  15. Ghanaian goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu delighted by form upsurge at Enugu RangersRead the original story

    Tuesday | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Former Ghana U20 goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu is elated to have hit his stride once again at Nigerian outfit Enugu Rangers. Mutawakilu, who joined Enugu Rangers in the close season from Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak after struggling to establish himself in the side.

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  16. Budget: FG to release N350bn capital allocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    Budget to be adjusted after virement -Udoma 11% revenue expected from recovered looted funds N-Delta ex-militants get N76.7bn ABUJA - The Federal Government will soon release the first capital budget allocation of N 350 billion, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed. Speaking at the 2017 Budget Breakdown in Abuja, yesterday, she said the Cash Management Committee, CMC, was to meet to put finishing touches to the list of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, to receive the first allocations.

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  17. Keystone Bank restates support for SMEs with Growbiz AccountRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    In line with the Federal Government's recent drive to support growth of SMEs through its policies; Keystone Bank Nigeria Limited has reiterated its commitment to the support of the growth of small and medium scale enterprises in Nigeria. He noted the importance of SME's to the growth of the economy, stating that the current employment rate could be bolstered if SMEs are provided with a conducive ecosystem with which to thrive and this he said, is not only the purview of the government.

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  18. Oil maker's health camp arrives in OndoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    The Power Oil Health Camp initiative has extended its reach to Ondo State, offering its medical outreach/awareness programme to the indigents in collabo-ration with the state's Ministry of Health. Speaking at the event, Amisha Chawla, Brand Manager, Power Oil, said: "It is amazing, considering the rate at which the initiative is spreading fast across Nigeria within a short period.

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  19. Airlines, Aviation, Airways : What does the Minister of Aviation do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    T HE airline industry is the most structured: Nigerian Airspace Management Agency NAMA, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria FAAN, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority NCAA, Pilots, Cabin Staff, Ground Handling, Security, etc. are all available and functioning - so what does the minister do? All sectors in this industry are organised: but each subgroup, it is true, it contains too many money making opportunities.

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  20. FG, Police too big, we must trim them - EkweremaduRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Vanguard

    Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu has said that the federal Government and its functions must be trimmed if the country is to be administered effectively. This is even as he stated clearly that the solution to Nigeria's security situation was the decentralisation of the Police and allowing state police to operate.

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