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  1. We'll Not Relocate From North Due To Election Violence Scare -...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    Igbo residents across the North have vowed not to relocate to their states of origin due to election violence fears but to exercise their franchise while being law abiding citizens. This position was contained in the communiquA issued after the maiden three-day National Summit of Ndigbo in Northern Nigeria organised by the South East Peoples Assembly and the Council of Igbo Traditional Rulers in the Diaspora yesterday in Abuja.

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  2. Fayose, Others To Be Invited By NHRC Over Ekiti ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has said it would invite the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, to appear before it when it is set to probe the allegations by All Progressives Congress that he was staging attacks on members of the opposition in the state. Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof.

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  3. Lessons from Forensic Audit report on NNPCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    Finally, the PricewaterhouseCoopers Forensic Audit Report draws the curtains on the fifteen-month drama in which the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation was docked in the court of public opinion. The allegations that NNPC was not faithful to its fiduciary responsibility to the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria began like a child's play.

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  4. Boko Haram Hits Rural Nigerian MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    ... EC on behalf of Big News Network. Boko Haram militants killed dozens of traders at a village market in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state, security sources said. The attack Friday was the second major assault on the market in Mainok, 65 kilometers ...

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  5. Ighalo focussed on success with WatfordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    In-form Watford striker Odion Ighalo says he will not allow himself to be distracted by talk of an international call-up from Nigeria. The 25-year-old is the English Championship's second top scorer with 17 goals and has scored 13 goals in 2015 alone - the highest in English football.

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  6. Asagba Of Asaba Endorses Jonathan's Reelection BidRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... country backward. We are convinced that if the recommendations of the conference are implemented they will place Nigeria in its proper place. "We are giving you our full support to complete your work. We do so, not only because of the giant strided ...

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  7. Nigeria: Army Recaptures More Communities From Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian military on Friday said it has recaptured two more communities from Boko Haram militants in the North Eastern part of Nigeria after intense fighting. The Defence Headquarters said Friday that government troops flushed out Boko Haram terrorists from Gulag, Madagali Local Government Area in Adamawa State, and Bara in Gulani LGA in neighbouring Yobe State.

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  8. Black History Month: Amina African Warrior QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... there are many legends. Amina was a " Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau (now Zaria), in what is now north central Nigeria ." Here exact birth date is not known as some historians place her in the 15th century while others place her in the 16th ...

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  9. Fayose's Anti-Buhari Campaign, "Self-Preservation" Strategy - Ekiti APCRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... a creed. Never in the history of this country have we recorded cases of frauds and scandals as we have today in Nigeria. These are the legacies that PDP can flaunt. a ZUnfortunately, Fayose is equating PDP to Nigeria. "Fayose has turned APC to a PDP ...

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  10. Certificate Saga: Farmer drags Buhari to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... serving or retired Soldiers, but copies only, a fact known to the 1st defendant as a past military Head of State of Nigeria. "(3) the defendant knowing that he does not have "WASC-61" academic qualifications resorted to lying on oath, failed to ...

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  11. Boko Haram back to urban warfare - ExpertsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... Nigerian troops, aided by soldiers from Cameroon, Chad and Niger, have bombarded rebel strongholds in northeast Nigeria and claim to have recaptured territory, including Baga last weekend. President Goodluck Jonathan visited the ravaged town on the ...

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  12. Northern Christian Leaders Recieve Death Threats For Endorsing BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    A group under the aegis of Northern Christian Leaders Eagle Eyes Forum says its leaders have been receiving death threats for endorsing the All Progressives Congress 's, presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari. Chairman of the Forum, Pastor Aminchi Habu, told newsmen in Kaduna on Friday that President Goodluck Jonathan's tenure in the past six years was a disappointment to Nigerians, particularly the Christian community.

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  13. 28 Policemen Killed By Political Thugs In One Month - NHRCRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Chairman, Governing Board of the National Human Rights Commission , Chidi Anselem Odinkalu, on Friday, charged President Goodluck Jonathan and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress , Muhammadu Buhari, to stop their supporters from the killing of innocent Nigerians and policemen ahead of the general elections in the country. He said this in Abuja when the Ekiti State government and the Peoples Democratic Party in the state were at that NHRC to drop their response to the allegations by the Ekiti State chapter of the APC that Governor Ayo Fayose was sponsoring the killings of opposition members in the state.

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  14. How Tinubu plot to become President if APC wins - PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... watch his back against the backdrop of alleged plans by the former Lagos State governor to seize the Presidency of Nigeria by what he described as subterfuge. Fani - Kayode who tagged his address as "APC is selling a dummy to the whole world; Tinubu ...

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  15. Uduaghan's education story: How he changed Delta schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... boosted." A JSS student, who identified himself as Temi Bawo said, "Nana Model College is now the best college in Nigeria. I have not seen a better school anywhere else." At the remodeled Alders Town Primary School, which hosts regular students with ...

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  16. Jonathan'll not sack Jega but - FGRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... card reader can not be used for voting, it is for checking voters. ''Secondly, the point Jega also missed is that Nigeria is not a place you can introduce that type of system without trial or experimentation. You try some of these things using local ...

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  17. 'Why Obasanjo is having issues with Jonathan'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    C hief Augustine Onyemaechi Mazie, is the Chairman, Board of Trustees, New Paradigm Transformation Initiative, NPTI, and strong advocate of unity, peace and progress of Nigeria. A retired Air Force personnel, he served as the Chairman Unity Campaign Team for the Election of the National Chairman and National Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party in 2001 and is a two-time Principal Secretary of PDP, 2001 and 2005.

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  18. 2015: X-raying the gains, losses of postponed pollsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A MID overwhelming suspicion that the readjustment of Nigeria's general election calendar by the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, was done to sway political momentum in favour of a political party, an in-depth analysis, reveals that the aftermath of the decision has so far been characterised by profound gains and losses in some key areas. IT was of course not the first time that elections were postponed in Nigeria.

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  19. Sports journalists blast NFF over KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria , Lagos Chapter, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to take a clear stand on the engagement and status of Coach Stephen Keshi and save the Nigerian public the agony of having frequently to discuss him as the main issue of the nation's football rather than the development and progress of the game. Lagos SWAN made the call in reaction to a statement by the NFF accusing a section of the media of having lied in a report in which Keshi was quoted to have expressed some displeasure with the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, and the Football House.

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  20. 2015 polls: Lagos Group launches campaign for change in govtRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Dapo Akinrefon The Free Lagos Movement has pledged to be in the forefront to ensure a change of guard in the administration of Lagos State in the April governorship elections. The movement also appealed to Lagosians to use their inviolable power of franchise as a legitimate transaction of freedom at the elections.

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