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  1. ACF alleges plot to frustrate BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Vanguard

    The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has accused outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan of deliberate plot to hinder the smooth take off of the incoming government of Muhammadu Buhari. Citing the current energy crisis engulfing the nation due to scarcity of petroleum products nationwide following alleged Federal Government's indebtedness to various groups, the ACF lamented that, "Nigerians do not deserve such a parting gift from Jonathan after he has earned himself a global applause for statesmanship."

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  2. Court restrains IG from arresting KashamuRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Vanguard

    ... the Clerk of the National Assembly to accord the applicant all he deserved as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The judge, who noted that he cannot perpetually restrain the respondents from arresting Kashamu, said "the respondents cannot ...

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  3. PDP chiefs covered Jonathan's eyes to his defeat - Sen OgunwaleRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Vanguard

    Senator Felix Ogunwale represented Osun Central between 2003 and 2007 on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ogunwale bares his mind in this interview on what led to the failure of the PDP in the last general elections and suggested a way forward for Muhammadu Buhari.

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  4. Three pastors, herbalist arrested for kidnapping in OgunRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Vanguard

    Men of Ogun State Special Anti Robbery Squad, led by Officer-in-Charge, Tijani Muhammed, have arrested three pastors and a herbalist for allegedly kidnapping a United State-based Nigerian in the state. A 70-year-old woman, Monilola Lateef, her son, Modiu, and two others were also arrested for alleged armed robbery in Abeokuta, the state capital.

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  5. Buhari: 'A man called upon to be a hawk must catch chickens'Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Vanguard

    Muhammadu Buhari, who will be sworn in on Friday as Nigeria's new president, is a one-time coup leader who once ruled Africa's most populous nation with an iron fist. But he has undergone a remarkable transformation from military general to as he calls it a "converted democrat" whom many see as the solution to Nigeria's many problems.

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  6. Clerics to Buhari: Assent to PIB in first 100 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    CLERICS under the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, have urged the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to ensure passage and assent to the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, within his first 100 days in office as President of Nigeria. Bishop Simeon Okah, PFN National Vice President, South South, made the appeal, yesterday in Warri, Delta State at the gathering of Christian Pentecostal believers to inaugurate the South South executive of the body.

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  7. APC: Progressive steps to relevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    It was a journey that only a few gave a chance of success from inception, particularly against the fact that fusion of political parties had in Nigeria been before now, been counter-productive. However, the APC within the span of 26 months from when the former political parties conceived the alliance on February 6, shattered the long held myth that politicians cannot come together to wrestle power.

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  8. Nigerian Scholar Creates an Online Home for Yoruba NamesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... And they were always speaking Yoruba." In fact, his home in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state in southern Nigeria, was one of the few places where Tubosun could speak the language that he shares with about 18 million people in Nigeria and 2 million ...

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  9. Nigeria Army Launches Initiative to Purge MisfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... Niger said it lost 46 soldiers and 28 civilians in weekend clashes with the Islamist militants. A spokesman for Nigeria's army said it intends to purge soldiers it determines to be unfit to carry out their constitutional mandate. Colonel Sani ...

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  10. Patience Jonathan Hosts Last Children's Day Party In OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... aster Bolaji Oguns, said. Patience Jonathan vacates the presidential villa on Friday as her husband leaves office as Nigeria's President. President-elect Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in on Friday.

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  11. I Have No Candidates For National Assembly Leadership, Buhari RestatesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... is due process for the selection of leaders of the National Assembly and I will not interfere in that process. Nigeria has indeed entered a new dispensation. My administration does not intend to repeat the same mistakes made by previous ...

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  12. Don't allow crack in Governors Forum, Amaechi tells incoming govsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... Anniversary of Governor Amaechi at Corpus Christi Cathedral, Port Harcourt, yesterday. "Don't let anybody break the Nigeria Governors Forum. It was when the Governors Forum was broken that money got missing," he said. Amaechi who expressed gratitude ...

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  13. IGBOKAENYI: Philanthropist, Ezeemo remembers the forgotten tribe in AnambraRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    E kwulobia - Igbokaenyi, one of the seven Igala speaking communities in Anambra State that had been abandoned over the years by both the local and state governments. The seven Igala communities known as Olumbanasaa and located at Anambra West Local Government area of Anambra State include Ode, Igbedor, Odekpe, Alla, Onugwa, Odomagwu and Igbokaenyi.

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  14. Investing in Higher Education - The African AngleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BizDeansTalk

    ... We're also inviting educators and innovators from Africa and worldwide to join with us this September 2 in Lagos, Nigeria for the 2nd Annual State of Education in Africa conference, to highlight bold approaches to improving the quality of education ...

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  15. As Nigeria prepares to install new president, female suicide bombings spikeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    Nigeria's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari addresses the media during former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's visit at the Defence House in Abuja, Nigeria, on May 13, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-NIGERIA-MUSLIM, originally transmitted on May 27, 2015.

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  16. Boko Haram Suicide Attacks Using Women, Children on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    The United Nations Children's Fund reported an increase of suicide attacks in Nigeria, particularly those executed by young women and girls. "Children are not instigating these suicide attacks; they are used intentionally by adults in the most horrific way," explained Jean Gough, the UNICEF Representative in Nigeria .

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  17. TRCN inducts 784 graduands into teaching professionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Ekwulobia-The Registrar and Chief executive of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, Professor Addison Wokocha has asked fresh graduate teachers from the Federal College of Education, Technical, Umunze to take their induction into the council with the highest level of seriousness and commitment to professionalism. a From left, Alhaji Ibrahim Romi, representing Prof.

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  18. 2015 election was victory for Africa - Guinean presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... the meeting, President Conde said that he was impressed with the way the 2015 general elections were conducted in Nigeria stressing that it was a victory for Africa. The President who is on a 5-day working visit to Nigeria said"before the elections ...

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  19. First Lady hosts children to last party in officeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Wednesday in Abuja hosted Nigerian children to a party to mark this year's Children's Day celebration. Mrs Jonathan said the occasion was her last party that would be celebrated with the children and youths in the Presidential Villa.

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  20. A technology driven Nigeria in Uwaje's world viewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Known widely as the oracle of the Nigerian Information and Communication Technology, ICT sector, immediate past President of the Indigenous Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON, Mr. Chris Uwaje has never been afraid of setting high targets for himself. His ideas of technology implementation in a society, particularly in Nigeria, at first, sound utopian.

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