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  1. Akwa Ibom's New Cabinet: Mixed feelings as Emmanuel takes chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    THE decision of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State to reconstitute his cabinet has been received with mixed feelings. Penultimate Friday, the governor, sent a list of 18 commissioners and two special advisers nominees to the State House of Assembly for approval.

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  2. NFVCB moves against online showing of pornography, piracyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    T he fight against piracy in Nigeria took a new twist during the week as the National Film and Video Censor Board, NFVCB, raided some major film markets in Lagos. They include Idumota, Balogun, and some parts of the South- West part of the country such as Osun, Ogun, among other states in a bid to arrest and prosecute culprits.

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  3. Cost of dying: It is now more expensive to die than to liveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    ... and Enugu to Ibadan, the story is not different. Though burial and funeral rites differ across different cultures in Nigeria, most people, however, hold the belief that giving the dead a proper burial is an important tradition that must be ...

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  4. Why I murdered man who helped me get job -19 year-old suspect confessesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    What could have prompted a 19-year-old boy to hack to death his 55-year-old benefactor who assisted him to get a job in order to earn a living? This is what the Edo State Police Command found out as it paraded the suspect, Cephas Abass from Benue state. The state commissioner of police, Mr Haliru Gwandu who described the incident as wicked said that a 55-year-old man identified as Aniete, from Akwa Ibom state took Cephas Benin to work at a plantation but unknown to late Aniete, Cephas had his eyes on Aniete's motorcycle.

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  5. Govt can create jobs, save trillion naira annually through JAMB - Dr OgudoroRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    ... innovative education and development communication could lift marginalised Africans out of poverty. He opined that Nigeria could reap demographic dividends from her youthful population if the large army of young people in the country are enabled ...

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  6. Abuja residents don't know their ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    If you walk around the beautiful streets of Abuja and randomly ask ten residents the name of the present Minister of the Federal capital Territory, the odds are that maybe only one or two persons may be able to tell you who the Minister is. The present minister who was appointed into office about a year ago by President Muhammadu Buhari is so anonymous that only people who have direct dealings with his office know his name.

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  7. Buhari approves N522.7bn for statesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... ittee (FAAC) allocations to repay debts owed to the Paris Club, London Club and Multilateral debts. She said, "While Nigeria reached a final agreement for debt relief with the Paris Club in October 2005, some States had already been overcharged."

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  8. That long pipeline to import Niger republic crudeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... more contradictions and they bother everybody. Privileged Nigerians have become cogs in our developmental strides. Nigeria is in dire straits for a hunt down of patriots that would stand up for our hassles to be puzzled out. President Muhammadu ...

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  9. Court orders unconditional release of detained Shiite leader, El-Zakzaky, WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, ordered the unconditional release of detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria , otherwise known as the Shiite sect, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Malami Zeenat, within 45 days. Justice Gabriel Kolawole made the order while delivering judgment on a fundamental right enforcement suit El-Zakzaky filed against the Federal Government.

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  10. Ugwuanyi pioneers industrial revolution in EnuguRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Those who witnessed the ground-breaking ceremony of the Enugu Free Trade Zone, ENPOWER FTZ, last week, were impressed with the turnout of dignitaries and the motivation of the citizenry towards actualizing an economic hub in South east Nigeria even as the state government is also planning another industrial park in Enugu which will be the biggest foreign investment south of the Sahara, propelled by a Chinese private investment. Saturday Vanguard gathered that after a careful survey of economic activities in Africa, a Chinese group known as GoalMark group, traced most of the Sino-Nigerian trading activities to the people of South East, Nigeria and decided to set up an industrial park in Enugu state.

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  11. Why no artiste should perform with CDs at concerts - Adeh GbolahanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... with CD at concerts. Everybody should play with live band. That way, we would improve and promote our brand. In Nigeria, I admire people like King Sunny Ade (KSA) and Ebenezer Obey. And on the international scene, I admire the likes of George ...

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  12. Saraki shows strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... opposition spokesman for about ten years-Action Congress of Democrats, ACD; Action Congress, AC; Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN and APC. He so excelled in his duties that it was considered almost improbable getting a suitable person to replace him ...

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  13. Between Aliko Dangote and Governor AjimobiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... personal pleasure to celebrate a friend and a brother whose towering accomplishments continue to exalt the names of Nigeria and Africa. Yours is the inspiring story of a gallant fighter who snatched victory from the jaws of grim adversity not that ...

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  14. Xmas/ New Year festivities: Police in Abia begins mop up of criminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The police in Abia have commenced an aggressive mop-up of criminal in the state with a view to creating a crime-free environment for both the residents and holiday makers during the forth-coming Xmas and New Year festivities. The command boss, Leye Oyebade, said they are making good their resolve to fight crime to a standstill and give Abians and all inhabitants' quality Police services.

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  15. Obey court order, free El-Zakzaky, others, Group tells Buhari, DSSRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A group saddled with advocacy for Advancement, Development and sustenance of Democracy in Nigeria, Wailing Wailers, has, Friday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Department of State Services, DSS, to obey court orders and free the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as the Shi'ite sect, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Malami Zeenat. In a statement signed by the group's Publicity secretary, Ag.

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  16. Time for patriotic lullabies for NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    On the western coast of the African continent is seated Nigeria, a large, sprawling country. Precisely, it is a land, which in Biblical terms could be referred to as "full of milk and honey".

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  17. PDP congratulates Adonye on his victory at the Appeal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... following the Court of Appeal judgment had once again, confirmed that the party is popular in Rivers and in Nigeria. "We urge the Court to continue defending its constitutional role in the defence of the rule of law in Nigeria as a sure way of ...

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  18. NUC to begin varsities' rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A s part of its mandate to regulate operations of the nation's varsities, the National Universities Commission may soon begin its own ranking of Nigerian Universities. Executive Secretary of the Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed disclosed this on Friday at the maiden International Lecture Series with the theme, 'Global Rankings and the Nigerian Higher Education System, at the NUC auditorium, Maitama Abuja.

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  19. Emeka Omeruah: Leader of the golden eraRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... The bulk of that Atlanta 96 squad could be traced to 1993 when Omeruah was elected NFA Chairman. With him incharge ,Nigeria won a second U17 championship at Japan 93,same year the Super Eagles qualified for a debut World Cup -USA1994. Before jetting ...

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  20. Mr Eazi drops 'Leg Over'Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Nigerian-born Afrobeat singer Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade aka Mr Eazi has teamed up with top Nigerian producer E-Kelly for the latest single off his much-anticipated mixtape Accra to Lagos December 1st this year. Speaking to Kumasi-based presenter NYDJ weeks back, he revealed that the project consists of eight songs, and will be supported with seven videos.

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