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  1. Toure-less Ivory Coast launch Africa Cup of Nations title defenceRead the original story

    10 min ago | Daily Monitor

    ... created a matchday 1 shock under 30-year-old Northern Ireland-born coach Johnny McKinstry by winning in Mozambique. Nigeria begin life under former star Sunday Oliseh away to Tanzania in Group G without Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, who did not ...

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  2. Insurgency: Over 2.1m people displaced by Boko Haram in six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Vanguard

    Over 2.1 million people have been internally displaced in northeast Nigeria in six years insurgency by the Boko Haram group, according to International Organization for Migration . The IMO said the new figure released in Abuja yesterday, covered internally displaced people in the north-eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe as well as the central state of Nassarawa and Abuja.

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  3. Timeout with Fuji Maestro Kollington AyinlaRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Vanguard

    Born in 1953 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Kollington started music alongside the late Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister in 1965. In the late 1970s, General, as he is also known, refined his sound by adding bata drums and changed his band's name to Fuji 78. Group of amateurs who had talent in music usually moved from house to house to perform especially during Ramadan.

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  4. Oliseh begins real coachingRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Vanguard

    ... according to Oliseh, the team is still in the building process even as he must realize that while we are building Nigeria must keep an eye on Egypt, who after missing out from the last two editions of AFCON are doing every possible to snatch the ...

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  5. Nigerian president wealth declaration shows 'austere' livingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... or oil concessions and only $151,000 at a local bank. (MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images) The wealth declaration of Nigeria's new president shows he has been living "an austere and Spartan lifestyle," with $150,000 in his personal account, contrary ...

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  6. Buhari lauds Idowu-Fearon's elevation as Sec Gen, Anglican Communion WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... and move the entire worldwide Anglican Communion in the direction in which you have taken the Anglican Church in Nigeria-towards an intimate knowledge of others, and sincere fellowship with everyone. "This is the imperative of the moment: it is what ...

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  7. Ambode pledges govt support for healthcare investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Governor Ambode, who gave this assurance while speaking at the commissioning of a modern health facility, Clinix, at Amuwo Odofin area of the state, stated that the present administration recently matched its words with action by providing 20 Mobile Intensive Care Units and 26 Transport Ambulances as well as restructuring and improving the state healthcare services with modern equipment and facilities.

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  8. NUJ vows to disrupt Thisday's 20th anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, the union would disrupt the organisation's 20th anniversary celebration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the anniversary celebration is scheduled to hold on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Eko Hotels and Suites, ...

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  9. MainOne's MDX-i taps Azure to offer cloud services in West AfricaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | ITworld

    ... Rob Lever. The MainOne tier III data center was opened in January 2015 and MDX-i became the first data center in Nigeria to announce that it has acquired both the PCI DSS and ISO 27001:2013 certifications. MDX-i wants to leverage MainOne's submarine ...

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  10. Why I signed result sheets for 15 wards, witness tells Akwa Ibom guber tribunalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Barr Bassey Okon Willie, a witness for the Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel and the PDP, told the governorship tribunal sitting in Abuja Friday that he signed all the result sheets for Oron Local Government Area. Willie said this during his testimony at the continuation of hearing on the matter.

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  11. Nigeria to host World Pension Summit in AbujaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, the Director-General, National Pencom Commission , said on Friday that Nigeria was ready to host the second edition of the World Pension Summit-Africa Special in Abuja. Anohu-Amazu said this in Lagos during an interactive session with newsmen on the upcoming event and the launch of a new logo for the commission.

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  12. Buhari's declaration of assets honourable, says Sonaiya, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... he vice president owns hares in Octogenerium Ltd., Windsor Grant Ltd., Tarapolsa, Vistorion Ltd., Aviva Ltd. and MTN Nigeria.(NAN)

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  13. NBC, stakeholders collaborate on digitization processRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Electronic Media Content Owners Association of Nigeria has indicated interest to work with Nigeria Broadcasting Commission as the regulatory board expressed willingness to partner with her in the actualization of digitization of broadcast industry in Nigeria. While EMCOAN stressed the need for the NBC to collaborate with stakeholders in the industry for effective and successful switch-over as a result of the board's inability to meet the initial June 2015 deadline, the association mentioned that 18 months extension by NBC can only be actualized if stakeholders are carried along.

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  14. Boko Haram: Over 2.1m people flee homesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Mounting attacks by Nigeria's ferocious Boko Haram Islamists have sent more than 2.1 million people fleeing their homes in northeast Nigeria, the International Organization for Migration said Friday. Revising sharply upwards its previous estimate of 1.5 million, the Geneva-based IOM agency attributed the increase to a very recent spike in Boko Haram's six-year insurgency.

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  15. Army destroys fish, meat, belonging to Boko-HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Army on Friday destroyed 2,000 cartons of dried fish and smoked meat recovered from suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Col. Tukur Gusau, spokesman of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Arm,y Maiduguri, supervised the public destruction of the items in Maiduguri.

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  16. Police arrest couple for battering house helpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Police in Lagos have arrested a couple in Ikosi-Ketu for allegedly inflicting injuries on their 16-year-old house help. Sources close to Ketu Police Station where the case was reported by a good Nigerian, told newsmen that the wife was the suspect who assaulted the maid.

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  17. Fayose to Buhari: Sack DSS boss now over invasion of Akwa Ibom Govt HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... is unfortunate that this is happening under President Buhari's watch, and painful that Alhaji Lawal Daura is drawing Nigeria back to the Military era." Governor Fayose, who recalled the arrest of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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  18. Foreign policy review will address challenges to Nigeria's devt., says FGRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Federal Government said on Friday that a comprehensive review of Nigeria's foreign policy would help to address corruption, terrorism and other challenges to the nation's development. Amb. Bulus Lolo, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said this at a retreat for the assessment of Nigeria's foreign policy and its delivery capability in Saminaka, Kaduna State on Friday.

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  19. Rector threatens to sack lecturers without additional qualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Prof. Godwin Onu, Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra, on Friday urged lecturers of the institution to strive and obtain their doctoral degrees or be ready to lose their jobs. Onu gave the order when the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, visited the polytechnic to donate some of his works.

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  20. First Scouting Bureau Ranking for '16 Draft class releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    ... CIS and defensive player on the list. Last season, Onyemata started all eight conference games in 2014; the Lagos, Nigeria native was tied for 13th with 3.5 tackles for losses while registering 1.5 sacks and recording 28 total tackles. In the third ...

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