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  1. Forgery: Enugu monarch accuses Buhari of biasRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Vanguard

    ... t all costs. Igwe Agana, who addressed journalists in Enugu on Sunday, equally said that by Buhari's recent actions, Nigeria's democracy is under serious threat.

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  2. CAN poll: Northern CAN dissociates self from protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    SECRETARY of Northern Christians Association of Nigeria, CAN, Revd Danladi Yerima, yesterday, dissociated Northern CAN from a statement credited to the group's Public Relations Officer, Revd John Hayab, where he claimed that the June 14 election of new CAN President was a "kangaroo election", and unacceptable to northern Christians. Hayab was quoted by a national newspaper as saying that the election which ushered in new executive to take over from Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor was null and void.

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  3. What Pete Hoekstra didn't sayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    By Ochereome Nnana WHEN President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn a year ago, he went to America to thank President Barack Obama for backing him and solicit his support for his administration. Before he arrived there, an article under his byline appeared on the OP-ED of Wall Street Journal on 13th June 2016 entitled: "The Three Changes Nigeria Needs".

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  4. Insurgency: FG to register foreigners at LGA levelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    ... in the country and make for their easier tracking in the event of any security threat. Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, (CGI), Muhammad Babandede, stated this at the weekend in Abuja when the Ag. Inspector General of Police, ...

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  5. Von DG begs Nda, Massob, Ipob to embrace dialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    The Director General, Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, weekend, appealed to separatist groups in the country to embrace dialogue and support President Muhammadu Buhari in his efforts to rid the country of corruption. Okechukwu spoke in Enugu at a reception organized for him and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama by their kinsmen under the aegis of Ekeh Progressives Forum,EPF.

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  6. Gunmen free contractors grabbed in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Seven contractors, including three Australians and a South African, have been released four days after they were kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, officials said. Police had given conflicting accounts of how many had been seized and what their nationalities were but they all worked for cement company Lafarge and were taken on the outskirts of Calabar, capital of Cross River State, in the Niger Delta.

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  7. Why we're not probing APC members - SGFRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... just as he justified the recent recruitment into the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS and the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Lawal, in the interview, said the report of the 2014 National Conference organised by the Goodluck Jonathan ...

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  8. Stop begging, start dialogue, militants tell BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... David Cameron, by ordering a referendum to find out what Nigerians want. The Sea Commandos asked: "When will Nigeria grant Niger Delta autonomous state? Buhari should not play politics with Niger Delta's demands. If he plays with us, we will ground ...

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  9. IGR: 36 states generate N682bnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... Recently the Economic confidential , an economic intelligence magazine published the total allocation each state in Nigeria received from the Federation Account Allocation (FAA) between June 2015 to May 2016 which signified one year of President ...

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  10. Anti-graft crusade: Why we're not probing APC members - Lawal, SGFRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... of powers. We know the Senate would not do anything that will bring the country into disrepute because right now Nigeria enjoys tremendous goodwill all over the globe. It is important to have ambassadors therefore to sustain this goodwill. Again, a ...

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  11. UPDATE 1-Gunmen release expatriate contractors kidnapped in Niger Delta -policeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Seven contractors, including three Australians and a South African, have been released four days after they were kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, officials said. Police had given conflicting accounts of how many had been seized and what their nationalities were but they all worked for cement company Lafarge and were taken on the outskirts of Calabar, capital of Cross River State, in the Niger Delta.

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  12. Why we re-opened Silverbird, Rhythm FM -AMCONRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    T he Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, has said it decided to reopen the Silverbird Group of Companies to enable it run effectively to settle its debt obligations. This was disclosed to online portal, Premium Times weekend by, Kunle Adegoke, an attorney working with Muiz Banire, the debt recovery manager overseeing the take over of the company.

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  13. Kidnapped three Australians, South African freedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    S even contractors, including three Australians and a South African, have been released unharmed four days after they were kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, local police and a state security adviser said, yesterday. Police had earlier given accounts of how many had been seized and what their nationalities were, and that they all worked for cement company Lafarge on the outskirts of Calabar, Cross River State, in the Niger Delta.

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  14. Alleged Islamization: Nwankwo Drags Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Malami To CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... Malami and the National Assembly. Dr. Nwankwo Nwaezeigwe, who is suing for himself and on behalf of members of Nigeria Civil War and Genocide Research Network, alleged that the Buhari's Presidency was out to Islamize the country. Counsel to the ...

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  15. Aregbesola tasks police on community relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has charged officers and men of the Nigeria Police on the need to strengthen community relations among the diverse people of Nigeria. Aregbesola also pointed out that the only thing capable of enhancing the activities of the members of Nigeria Police Force was to maintain civility while discharging their constitutional duties as being enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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  16. Army rescues 5,000 hostages, kills 10 terrorists in clearance operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    NIGERIAN Army, weekend, rescued more than 5, 000 hostages held captive by the Boko Haram terrorists' group, while 10 terrorists were killed in clearance operations in the North East. However, a civilian JTF member was killed, a soldier, policeman and another civilian JTF member wounded during the operations while arms, ammunition and logistics equipment in large quantities were recovered from the terrorists.

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  17. Tasmanian kidnapped in Nigeria released | VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner

    The men, who work for Perth-based mining company Macmahon Holdings, were in a group driving on the outskirts of the city of Calabar when they were attacked by gunmen on Wednesday. "Our men have been through a traumatic experience, and we have mobilised medical and other support teams in Nigeria to provide immediate support," he said.

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  18. Officials say 7 mine workers kidnapped in Nigeria freedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRON 4

    Three Australians, a New Zealander, a South African and two Nigerians were freed on Sunday, four days after they were kidnapped in an ambush on a police convoy in southeastern Nigeria that killed a driver, officials said. No ransom was paid, according to Assistant Superintendent Irene Ugho, spokeswoman for the Cross River state police.

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  19. CBN, NEXIM commence implementation of N550bn export fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigeria Export-Import Bank have commenced the implementation of the N500 billion Non-Oil Export Stimulation Facility and the N50 billion Export Rediscounting and Refinancing Facility. The two facilities were introduced by the CBN last week as part of measures to boost non-oil exports, by providing low interest loans to exporters.

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  20. Another round of bailout for states? God forbidRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... a bailout package for the states. Even, before writing last week's column, it was clear that advising governments in Nigeria is just about as useful as talking to a wall. They ask for "all hands on deck"; but they take cognizance of only the hands ...

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