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  1. Frot ready to oil Brume's long jump ambitionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Ben Efe UP and coming Nigerian long jumper, Ese Brume has been assured of support in her quest to improve on her performance at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games. Brume jumped 6.81m in the long jump to place fifth in the final.

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  2. Facebook's 10-year roadmap to support Nigerian economyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    S ocial media platform, Facebook says it was ready to unveil a ten-year roadmap which will impact the Nigerian economy. The company's Director of Global product Partnerships, Mr Ime Archibong, disclosed this in a telephone interview with Vanguard yesterday.

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  3. Vindication at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Donu Kogbara My dear sister and friend, Temi Harriman, a lawyer and politician, has just won a legal battle against a bunch of malicious men who decided, for reasons best known to themselves, to libel a lady who doesn't deserve to be embarrassed. She is on record as the only PDP House of Representatives member in the South-South zone who openly opposed ex-President Obasanjo's Third Term plan and rejected the N50 million that was allegedly given to each legislator who was ready to comply.

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  4. 3000 dock workers retrenched as 20 shipping companies shut operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Godwin Oritse & Godfrey Bivbere LAGOS-MARITIME Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, yesterday, said no fewer than 20 shipping companies, had shut operations in Nigeria due to unfavourable government' policies, leading to the retrenchment of over 3000 workers in the last one year. At a briefing, President-General of the union, Mr. Anthony Emmanuel Nted, among other things, lamented that the jobs of over 2000 workers were also on the line and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene to save the sector from imminent collapse.

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  5. Akanu Ibiam Int'l Airport: Obi lauds Enugu gov, ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has congratulated the Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Federal Minister of Aviation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi on the landing of the first Cargo Plane at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Speaking to journalists during the valedictory service for the retired Anglican Archbishop of Lagos Mainland, Prof.

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  6. Donald Duke decries removal of history from schools' curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    He urged school administrtors to restore the teaching of History in order to promote Nigerian values and culture. The former governor, who spoke, yesterday, in Lagos at the launch of Ethan & Harriet Pals Initiative, also called on schools that have removed history from their curriculum to bring it back.

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  7. Comrade Elijah Okougbo: A colossus of Labour movementRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Something tragic happened to the Nigeria state on the road to its Third Republic political struggle. The record is there in the history of the combative labour movement and civil society groups which presided over the ouster of the military boys and chased them back to barracks.

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  8. N'Delta crisis: Some militant groups have contacted me -SoyinkaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Charles Kumolu &Michael Eboh LAGOS-NOBEL Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said that some Niger Delta militant groups had reached out to him in their efforts at interfacing with the Federal Government on the current militancy in the region, pleading with the government to genuinely listen to the agitators. This came as traditional rulers from the region listed the cessation of hostilities by the military, reopening of Maritime University and release of individuals detained, among others, as conditions for enduring peace.

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  9. Lawmaker begs Nigerians to be patient with BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Ebun Sessou CHAIRMAN, House Committee on Health Services of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Segun Olulade, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged Nigerians not to lose hope and confidence in the present administration, saying, the change promised before the 2015 general elections may seem slow but will materialize very soon." Olulade, representing Epe Constituency II, in a statement issued Thursday said ,though, the economic situation of the country, seems not to be palatable but assured that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is trying its best to ensure that all Nigerians smile at the end.

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  10. To reduce corruption in Nigeria, politicians should swear by...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Head of Olorisa worldwide, Jamiu Eletu, has said that politicians must be made to swear by deities such as the Yoruba god of thunder, Ogun or it's wife, the water goddess, Oya, or any other strong deities in various traditions in the country if corruption in the country must be brought to barest minimum. The traditionalist who maintained that traditionalists have a major role to play in the Buhari-led federal government's anti-corruption war also said that the federal government's fight against corruption might be in futility if traditional worshipers are not involved.

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  11. Extradite Kashamu to US or forget anti-graft war, Northern youths challenge BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been challenged by northern youths to either expedite the extradition of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP senator from Ogun State, Prince Buruji Kashamu to the United States of America to face trial for drug trafficking or forget about his anti-corruption fight. The youths, under the aegis of Northern Youths Movement in a statement on Thursday, by its Chairman, Mallam Ishaya Jato, affirmed that President Buhari cannot claim to be fighting corruption, while at the same time protecting a fugitive like Senator Buruji Kashamu because of politics.

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  12. G20 Summit in China, Light at the end of tunnel - Chao XiaoliangRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Vanguard

    T he G20 summit scheduled for September 2016 in Southeast city of Hangzhou, China has been described as light at the end of the tunnel by Chinese Consul General in Lagos , Chao Xiaoliang. It is also the first ever G20 summit to be hosted in China and will host leaders of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Chad, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, ThailandA Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, United Nations, the European Union, IMF, World Bank and World Trade Organisation,WTO.

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  13. Buhari, Alaafin of Oyo meets over Avengers, Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari has urged traditional rulers to support the efforts of the government in ending the crisis in the Niger Delta. He made the request while in a meeting with the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III who visited him at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday.

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  14. FG must allow states to develop natural resources - AmbodeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the Federal Government has a critical role to play in addressing the fundamental structural challenges undermining sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the states of the federation, among which is unbundling the potentials of each of the federating units. Speaking in Kaduna at the 4th Progressive Governance Lecture Series organized by Governors of the All Progressives Congress with the theme: "Building The Economy of States: Challenge of Developing Inclusively Sustainable Growth," Governor Ambode said the Federal Government must allow the states to develop the natural resources within their domain and create the necessary infrastructure that would attract investors.

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  15. Five Saints players to watch in Friday's game vs. SteelersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Orleans Saints

    ... the veteran, who started the final three games last season and carried a man-sized load down the stretch. , a Lagos, Nigeria, native who played collegiately in Canada, a raw prospect? Absolutely. Can he help? Absolutely. And he'll probably have to, ...

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  16. Report: African Population Boom + Poverty = Dangerous MixRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Voice of America

    A mother sits with her children in Wurojuli, Gombe State, Nigeria, Sept. 2, 2014.

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  17. Home Truths About the Size of Nigeria's EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CFR.org

    Traders work at the Nigerian Stock Exchange in Lagos, February 13, 2015. The naira has crashed through the key level of 200 to the dollar this week in a rout sparked by weak oil prices and escalating tension over the postponement of a presidential election in Africa's biggest economy.

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  18. Telecom M&A and digital convergence to lead deal activity in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016 and 2017, according to global news and events company, TMT Finance. Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016 and 2017, according to global news and events company, TMT Finance.

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  19. WAI not Nigeria's most urgent need- PoliticiansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Some Politicians in Lagos on Thursday expressed mixed feelings over the reintroduction of the War Against Indiscipline by the Federal Government. The Director-General, National Orientation Agency , Mr Garba Abari, had said in Abuja that the reintroduction of WAI would enhance an orderly and secure society.

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  20. Nigeria: Naira Hits New Low As Forex Crisis WorsensRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The naira yesterday dropped to 402 to a dollar at the parallel market after nine banks were barred fro foreign exchange market for failure to remit about $2.3bn NNPC/NLNG dollar deposit to the Treasury Single Account. On Tuesday, traders exchanged naira at 395 to a dollar, but a day after, it depreciated by about 1.8 percent against the greenback.

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