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Nigeria needs manpower to develop infrastructure – CMD boss

Dr Kabir Usman, Director-General, Centre for Management Development (CMD), says Nigeria needs very skilled manpower to develop the country’s infrastructure. The post Nigeria needs manpower to develop infrastructure – CMD boss appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Nigeria recall Arsenal’s Iwobi for Zambia tie

Nigeria on Tuesday recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia. The 21-year-old was ruled out of the double-header against Cameroon earlier this month with a thigh strain, but should be fit for the next game in Uyo on October 7. The Super Eagles topRead More The post Nigeria recall Arsenal’s Iwobi for Zambia tie appeared first on Vanguard News.
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British Airways probes stewardess racist joke about Nigeria passengers

The mailonline has reported that the British Airways is probing one of its stewardess, Joanne Wickenden, who is behind a racist Snapchat rant against Nigerian passengers. The post British Airways probes stewardess racist joke about Nigeria passengers appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Ogba Zoo attack: We are on top of security situation, Obaseki assures

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured Edo people and Nigerians that his administration is on top of the security situation in the state. The post Ogba Zoo attack: We are on top of security situation, Obaseki assures appeared first on Vanguard News.
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We recommended rotational, single six-year term in ’95 – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar yesterday renewed his call for the restructuring of the nationa , as according to him, the current arrangement has failed. The post We recommended rotational, single six-year term in ’95 – Atiku appeared first on Vanguard News.
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SDGs implementation: Nigeria ahead of many developed countries – Orelope-Adefulire

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Ms Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, says Nigeria is ahead of many developed countries in the implementation of the SDGs. The post SDGs implementation: Nigeria ahead of many developed countries – Orelope-Adefulire appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Good governance, re-balancing of federation essential for peace – Professors

Renowned scholars from some higher institutions have called for good governance, accountability and re-balancing of the federation, saying they remain essential ingredients for national integration and peace. The post Good governance, re-balancing of federation essential for peace – Professors appeared first on Vanguard News.
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‘My husband never feeds me’, divorce seeking housewife tells court

A housewife, Hafsat Mohammed, has pleaded with a Sharia Court in Minna to dissolve her marriage because her husband does not provide food in the house. The post ‘My husband never feeds me’, divorce seeking housewife tells court appeared first on Vanguard News.
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World will end 15 October says Doomsday prophet

The conspiracy theorist who initially predicted the world would end on September 23 has reset Doomsday to 15 October. The post World will end 15 October says Doomsday prophet appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Calabar river residents spoil for war with PHEDC over rising cases of electrocution

CALABAR—RESIDENTS of Calabar Metropolis and other parts of Cross River State, affected by ceaseless power blackouts, collapse of high tension wires and transformers, which have caused the death of over 10 persons in recent months, are enraged at the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHEDC, over epileptic services and obsolete installations. The post Calabar river residents spoil for war with PHEDC over rising cases of electrocution appeared first on Vanguard News.
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APC, a ‘one-chance’ vehicle — Turaki

ABUJA—Former  Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmen-tal Affairs and Chairman, Forum of former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ministers, Barrister Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has described the ruling  of All Progressives Congress, APC, as a one-chance vehicle wrongly boarded by Nigerians in 2015, noting that the mistake (election of the APC) would be corrected in 2019. The post APC, a ‘one-chance’ vehicle — Turaki appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Man accused of raping neighbour

Lagos—A 23-year-old man, Animashaun Sodiq, who allegedly raped his neighbour, was, yesterday, granted N500,000 bail by an Ikeja magistrate’s court, Lagos. The post Man accused of raping neighbour appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Campaign Manual: Between Obaze and Obiano

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STRIKE: Govt after our lives, Kogi labour leaders cry out

LOKOJA—The Leadership of organized Labour in Kogi State has alleged threats to their lives from the state government over the ongoing strike by the state workforce. The post STRIKE: Govt after our lives, Kogi labour leaders cry out appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Despite your falsified handover note to Obiano, he covered your mess and achieved more than you expected – Obigwe

National coordinator of APGA Media Warriors Forum, Evang Chinedu Obigwe, Tuesday has further straightened the success rope of Governor Willie Obiano which the Ex governor Peter Obi reportedly wanted to weaken through blackmail and lies against Gov Obiano who has covered his mess following his manipulative handover note he(Obi) gave to Obiano cum financial lies he deposited. The post Despite your falsified handover note to Obiano, he covered your mess and achieved more than you expected – Obigwe appeared first on Vanguard News.
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‘Why ACPN’ll unseat APGA’

Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN has vowed to unseat the incumbent, APGA government accusing it of performing below the expectation of the people of the state. The post ‘Why ACPN’ll unseat APGA’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Identify alleged mass graves, Presidential panel tells Amnesty International

PRESIDENTIAL panel of investigation to review compliance of the armed forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagements has enjoined  Amnesty International, AI, to identity the mass grave it accused the Nigerian military of burying the remains of victims of its alleged human rights abuse. The post Identify alleged mass graves, Presidential panel tells Amnesty International appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Farms, road to Jonathan’s homeland submerged

OGBIA—overflow from a contiguous river has submerged a section of the road from Onuebum-Otuoke, the hometown of the former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The rampaging surge has also overrun some farm settlements in the area and given the continuous upwelling with predictions of high water volume this year, by experts, several communities including Onuebum, Otuokpoti and Otuoke are under threat of plunging. The post Farms, road to Jonathan’s homeland submerged appeared first on Vanguard News.
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I’ll complete link roads Obiano abandoned — Nwoye

DR.Tony Nwoye as governor of Anambra State would prioritise the completion of the link roads initiated by the immediate past administration of Mr. Peter Obi but abandoned by the Willie Obiano administration. The post I’ll complete link roads Obiano abandoned — Nwoye appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Arsenal Vs West Brom: Wenger fumes over gruelling schedule

Arsene Wenger has criticised the gruelling schedule that forces Arsenal to play three games in the space of just seven days. The post Arsenal Vs West Brom: Wenger fumes over gruelling schedule appeared first on Vanguard News.
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To Russia with love for Man Utd’s Mkhitaryan

Trips to Russia have traditionally been seen as complicated assignments for English clubs, but Henrikh Mkhitaryan will have little trouble acclimatising when Manchester United visit CSKA Moscow this week. The post To Russia with love for Man Utd’s Mkhitaryan appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Trump says NFL insults about patriotism, not race

US President Donald Trump denied inflaming racial tensions Monday, insisting his charged comments that prompted a wave of symbolic protests by NFL players were about patriotism not color. The post Trump says NFL insults about patriotism, not race appeared first on Vanguard News.
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 IPOB remains terrorist group, EU, US should mind their business – Presidential aide

By Anthony Ogbonna Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, has said that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, remains a terrorist organisation in Nigeria and its activities stands proscribed regardless of what the foreign nations such as the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (US) think of IPOB. The post  IPOB remains terrorist group, EU, US should mind their business – Presidential aide appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Breaking: President Buhari returns to Nigeria

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after making a trip to London. The post Breaking: President Buhari returns to Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
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IPOB commends Afenifere, Yoruba Elders Council, other

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB Monday expressed its confidence in the apex Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Yoruba Elders Council and other outspoken leaders from the South West, for their firm and decisive stance against the alleged overwhelming tide of tyrannical oppression and genocide against the people of Biafra, by the present administration. The post IPOB commends Afenifere, Yoruba Elders Council, other appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Mr P says Psquare is no more

Nigerian’s super star twin brothers, Peter and Paul Okoye of P-Square have slipted again. According to reports Peter Okoye whose name Mr P said: “Psquare is no more. I have nothing against my brothers. I saw Paul’s post on Instagram about blood being thicker than water. ‘Who is water and who is blood?’ Peter asked,Read More The post Mr P says Psquare is no more appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Troops, NDLEA operatives raid, recover arms from drug baron in Abia

Following a tip off, troops of Sector 1, Sub Sector 4 in conjunction with some  operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement  Agency (NDLEA), at about 1.45 am on 23 September 2017, raided a house of a notorious drug baron one Maxi Ota Benjamin now at large. The post Troops, NDLEA operatives raid, recover arms from drug baron in Abia appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Video: North Korea displays missiles, military force implying battle-ready

By Anthony Ogbonna North Korea said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war and that the country reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space. The post Video: North Korea displays missiles, military force implying battle-ready appeared first on Vanguard News.
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‘…this is an Igbo wedding, we do not want a Yoruba band here’

At a wedding party in Washington DC, an Igbo DJ and a Yoruba band, alternately, entertained the guests. The beat and rhythm of the band’s music was Juju, but the lyrics were in English. The leader of the band attended the same church with the bride. So, on this exceptionally memorable day of the bride, he came, with his band, to celebrate with his sister in the Lord. The bride is of Igbo parentage but born in the United States of America. The post ‘…this is an Igbo wedding, we do not want a Yoruba band here’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
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IPOB/HAUSA CLASH: Arewa group condemns five northern Govs. to visit to Rivers

The Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria, AIPCSN, has condemned the five Northern governors who visited the Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, after the clash between the Hausa community and the secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in Oyibo Local Government Area of the state. The post IPOB/HAUSA CLASH: Arewa group condemns five northern Govs. to visit to Rivers appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Nigeria at 57 is sick, confused – cleric

As Nigeria marks 57th anniversary of its independence, Archbishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Dr Olusina Fape says Nigeria at 57 is sick and confused because the leaders and the led are suffering from corruption and selfishness . The post Nigeria at 57 is sick, confused – cleric appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Buhari, APC big wigs to storm Abia for mega rally

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun and other big wigs of the party are expected to storm Abia state for the party’s mega rally next month. The post Buhari, APC big wigs to storm Abia for mega rally appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Edo, kidnap Ogba Zoo’s DG

BENIN—TRAGEDY struck in Benin, the Edo State capital, yesterday, as three policemen providing security at the Ogba Zoo were shot dead by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. The post Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Edo, kidnap Ogba Zoo’s DG appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Breaking: IGP orders dismantling of road blocks nationwide

THE Inspector General of Police,Ibrahim Idris, has ordered his men to immediately remove all roadblocks on highways nationwide. The post Breaking: IGP orders dismantling of road blocks nationwide appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Peter Okoye splits from Psquare, goes solo

 Nigerian Hip-hop twins, Peter and Paul Okoye of the popular stage name Psquare,that dominated the Nigerian music industry for many years, have finally split up. The post Peter Okoye splits from Psquare, goes solo appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Buhari feeds 3m school kids

Over 19,000 schools and about three million pupils have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The post Buhari feeds 3m school kids appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Rivers people believe in Nigerian unity – Gov. Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, says Rivers people believe in Nigerian unity. The post Rivers people believe in Nigerian unity – Gov. Wike appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Presidential panel begins hearing alleged rights abuses by army, others

The Presidential Panel of Investigation set up to review compliance of the military on rules of engagement has commenced hearing in Port Harcourt. The post Presidential panel begins hearing alleged rights abuses by army, others appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Just in: Adamawa: Dep. Speaker, House Leader, others impeached

The Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday impeached four of the principal officers, including the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Sunday Peter, and the Majority Leader, Alhaji Musa Mahmud. The post Just in: Adamawa: Dep. Speaker, House Leader, others impeached appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Apostle Suleiman, Iginla for Nollywood Awards

Fierce preacher, Apostle Johnson Suleiman and Pastor Joshua Iginla have been nominated for the maiden edition of the Nollywood Ambassadors Awards (NAA) slated to hold in Abuja on Sept. 29. The post Apostle Suleiman, Iginla for Nollywood Awards appeared first on Vanguard News.
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IPOB : Arewa warns members against violence in Ogun

Following the agitations by various ethnic groups include Indigenous People of Biafra , the Arewa (the Hausa) Community in Ogun State has warned its members in the state to steer clear of violence with other tribes . The post IPOB : Arewa warns members against violence in Ogun appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Attention Men!!! US Doctors recommend this 3 step to Naturally Increase Manhood Size and Cure Quick Ejaculation Permanently (No Side Effects)

At Last!… Men Health Specialist Reveals NAFDAC approved Supplement That Cures Premature ejaculation, Helps You Last up to 25minutes During Sex with Your woman – and also an Indian Oil that Helps You Increase Your Manhood size up to 3.5inches within 3 weeks or less!   From: Tunde Akomolafe Men Sexual Health Expert Dear Cousin, How Long Will You Keep OnRead More The post Attention Men!!! US Doctors recommend this 3 step to Naturally Increase Manhood Size and Cure Quick Ejaculation Permanently (No Side Effects) appeared first on Vanguard News.
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IPOB agitation for secession, misplaced priorities – Don

Director, Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies (CPSS), University of Ilorin, Dr. Mahfouz Adedimeji, has said that the agitation for secession by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is misplacement of priorities. The post IPOB agitation for secession, misplaced priorities – Don appeared first on Vanguard News.
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APC to Prof. Sagay: You’re a rogue elephant, answerable only to your ego

The All Progressives Congress APC Monday formally took on the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, describing him as a "rogue elephant" who is answerable only to his ego. The post APC to Prof. Sagay: You’re a rogue elephant, answerable only to your ego appeared first on Vanguard News.
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FG’s interventions not enough to clear Benue’s salary arrears — Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has disclosed that the financial intervention of the federal government was not enough to help the his administration clear the over N69 billion backlog of salaries, pensions and gratuity inherited from the last administration. The post FG’s interventions not enough to clear Benue’s salary arrears — Ortom appeared first on Vanguard News.
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FIFA scraps ban on poppies on football shirts

FIFA has backed down in its row with British football authorities over the wearing of poppies by players in international matches as a tribute to those killed in war. The post FIFA scraps ban on poppies on football shirts appeared first on Vanguard News.
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TeamTimi Dakolo, old Idyl emerges winner of The Voice Nigeria season 2

After weeks of battling with other 48 contestants, Idyl has emerged the winner of the second season of The Voice Nigeria music reality show. The post TeamTimi Dakolo, old Idyl emerges winner of The Voice Nigeria season 2 appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Aig-Imoukhuede, Dangote, bow out of NSE council

Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede on Monday bowed out as the President, National Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) after serving for three years. The post Aig-Imoukhuede, Dangote, bow out of NSE council appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Mourinho won’t be charged over Southampton sending-off

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will face no punishment from the English Football Association  (FA) after being sent off during his side’s 1-0 Premier League victory over Southampton on Saturday. The post Mourinho won’t be charged over Southampton sending-off appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Man with gold-filled bottom arrested in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka customs arrested an India-bound air passenger attempting with "difficulty" to smuggle nearly one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of gold stuffed in his rectum, a spokesman said Monday The post Man with gold-filled bottom arrested in Sri Lanka appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Liverpool, Man U fans trigger Moscow security jitters

As thousands of British fans head to Moscow for Champions League matches involving Manchester United and Liverpool, Russia faces a crucial test of its security measures just months ahead of the 2018 World Cup. The post Liverpool, Man U fans trigger Moscow security jitters appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Benue flood victims get relief materials from Unilever

As part of its efforts to make sustainable living commonplace, Unilever Nigeria has complemented government’s efforts at relieving people affected by the recent flooding in Benue State. The post Benue flood victims get relief materials from Unilever appeared first on Vanguard News.
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FG Appointments: Era of `Godfatherism’ over – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that as far as Federal Government appointments to public offices and key positions are concerned, the era of “godfatherism’’ is over. The post FG Appointments: Era of `Godfatherism’ over – Lai Mohammed appeared first on Vanguard News.
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We must take tourism seriously as a serious business — DG, NTDC

The Director General/ Chief Executive, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folorunsho Coker, in this interview points the way forward to modern tourism industry for Nigeria. Excerpt. The post We must take tourism seriously as a serious business — DG, NTDC appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Register with NIMC Okowa urge Nigerians

DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Nigerians to register with the National Identify Card Management Commission (NIMC) because of its numerous benefits. The post Register with NIMC Okowa urge Nigerians appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Ajimobi condems alleged violence at Olubadan’s palace

Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has condemned the alleged act of brigandage that occurred during a ceremony at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Monday. The post Ajimobi condems alleged violence at Olubadan’s palace appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Divorce: Wife gives husband 6 months’ probation

A Customary Court sitting in Ikole-Ekiti on Monday adjourned hearing in a divorce case to March 28, 2018, after a house wife, Mrs Adenike Ogunsakin, prayed it to place her husband, Olamide Olabode on a six-month probation that he would be of good behaviour to her. The post Divorce: Wife gives husband 6 months’ probation appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Ice Prince, Seyi Law, others receive Peace Achievers Awards

Popular Hip-hop singer Ice Prince and a veteran comedian Seyi Law, have been honoured with the “Peace Achievers Awards” by the Peace Ambassador Agency, an organisation that promotes national peace. The post Ice Prince, Seyi Law, others receive Peace Achievers Awards appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Recall: Melaye denies evading recall petition, timetable service

Sen. Dino Melaye on Monday, denied claims that he was evading the service of petition and timetable for his recall from the Senate, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The post Recall: Melaye denies evading recall petition, timetable service appeared first on Vanguard News.
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MMM leftover: Nigerian woman alleges Tradecoin defrauded her of $192,000.00

Following the recent massive loss of cash by many Nigerians to ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Movement, MMM,  a Nigerian woman named Ibok Offiong has allegedly lost over One Hundred and Ninety two thousand dollars ($192,000.00) to another virtual trading scheme, Cryptocurrency trading called Bitcoin trade. The post MMM leftover: Nigerian woman alleges Tradecoin defrauded her of $192,000.00 appeared first on Vanguard News.
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London: transport regulator strip Uber of its license

Uber said on Monday that it was not clear what concerns London’s transport regulator had for stripping it of its license as the taxi app battles to keep operating in one of the world’s wealthiest cities. The post London: transport regulator strip Uber of its license appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Isoko Nation Youth Congress inaugurated

A new youth organisation, Isoko Nation Youth Congress, INYC, has been  inaugurated by former secretary general, Isoko Development Union and grand patron INYC, Mallam-Obi Julius. The post Isoko Nation Youth Congress inaugurated appeared first on Vanguard News.
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5,286 pilgrims from Kaduna State return home — Official

The Kaduna State Pilgrims Welfare Board has said that a total of 5,286  pilgrims have so far been transported back home in 10 flights since the end of the hajj. The post 5,286 pilgrims from Kaduna State return home — Official appeared first on Vanguard News.
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INEC denies link with fake Facebook portal for online PVCs registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied having any link with Facebook for online registration for Permanent Voter Card (PVC). The post INEC denies link with fake Facebook portal for online PVCs registration appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Ghana Central Bank ends run of rate cuts, holds at 21%

Ghana’s Central Bank ended a run of rate cuts by keeping its benchmark unchanged at 21 per cent on Monday, citing global economic uncertainties and threats to consumer price stability. The post Ghana Central Bank ends run of rate cuts, holds at 21% appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Nigeria’s Bulus bags silver in ITF Junior Circuit

Nigeria’s Christopher Bulus failed in his bid to land a major international title over the weekend, following a 0-6, 1-6 loss to Eliakim Coulibaly of Cote d’Ivoire in the final of the ITF U18 Circuit in Togo. The post Nigeria’s Bulus bags silver in ITF Junior Circuit appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Troops arrest 2 suspected illegal arms dealers in Zamfara 

Troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) have arrested two suspected illegal arms dealers along Funtua-Gusau road in Zamfara on Sunday. The post Troops arrest 2 suspected illegal arms dealers in Zamfara  appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Bayelsa Governor urges Nigerians in Diaspora to close ranks

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has called on all Nigerians to work together irrespective of tribe, religion or political affiliation to make Nigeria great again.  The post Bayelsa Governor urges Nigerians in Diaspora to close ranks appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Edo LGAs jostle for Obaseki’s immunisation-coverage cash incentive

Following the award of N10 million cash prize to the best-performing local government areas for immunisation coverage in Edo State, several local government areas in state have stepped up efforts to get more children immunised in their vicinities to clinch the next batch of prizes. The post Edo LGAs jostle for Obaseki’s immunisation-coverage cash incentive appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Hate speech: Why Buhari can’t gag Nigerians on social media – Ex-NBA President

Former National President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Joseph Daudu, SAN, has adduced reasons  he said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not gag Nigerians from freely expressing themselves on the various social media platforms. The post Hate speech: Why Buhari can’t gag Nigerians on social media – Ex-NBA President appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Okowa charges rural dwellers on devt project

GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has urged communities to assist government through developmental projects to better the lives of rural dwellers. The post Okowa charges rural dwellers on devt project appeared first on Vanguard News.
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LG poll: Don’t blackmail Okowa, Otuaro, Delta politicians urged

CHIEF Tunde Smooth, an Ijaw leader, has called on politicians in Delta State to stop blackmailing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his deputy, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, over alleged imposition of candidates in the forthcoming local council polls in the state. Addressing newsmen in Warri, Smooth said: “The allegation of imposition or planned imposition of candidates to make the electorate feel oppressed is unfair to Governor Okowa who is working hard to attract development to the state and satisfy the yearnings of the people in these difficult times. “Governor Okowa made it clear that candidates cannot emerge from him but from the wards and local governments via agreed democratic processes. Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with influence should direct same towards positive ends rather than resorting to blackmail that will cast the state in bad political light.” Smooth said that political leaders should rather coordinate themselves and conduct peaceful, free and fair primaries within democratic tenets and should not blame their failure to do so on Okowa and his deputy. Chief Tunde Smooth, an Ijaw leader, has called on politicians in Delta State to stop blackmailing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his deputy, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, over alleged imposition of candidates in the forthcoming local council polls in the state. The post LG poll: Don’t blackmail Okowa, Otuaro, Delta politicians urged appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Group hails Gov Okowa over swearing-in of Diden, others as commissioners

ABUJA- A group called Niger Delta Brotherhood Initiative, NDYBI, on Monday, lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State over swearing-in of Evangelist Light Diden and others as commissioners in Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, in Asaba. The post Group hails Gov Okowa over swearing-in of Diden, others as commissioners appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Landmark’s vision is to achieve $1bn valuation mark – Paul Onwunanibe

Real estate powerhouse Paul Onwunanibe, is widely known for his “can-do” attitude and big smile - even in a recessed housing economy. As founder of Landmark Africa, one of Nigeria’s leading real estate development company that provides international standard mixed-use developments to major multinationals operating in the Pan-African region, Paul exudes enthusiasm as a leader and an entrepreneur The post Landmark’s vision is to achieve $1bn valuation mark – Paul Onwunanibe appeared first on Vanguard News.
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TFA implementation to boost global trade by $1trn annually – WTO

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, has estimated that the full implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement, TFA, globally could reduce trade costs by 14.3 percent and boost global trade by $1 trillion per year. The post TFA implementation to boost global trade by $1trn annually – WTO appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Six members of a family commit suicide over debt

Six members of a family were found dead at their home in the southern Indian city of Madurai in an apparent suicide pact over debt, officials said on Monday. The post Six members of a family commit suicide over debt appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Gunmen abduct leisure park director. kill three cops in Edo

Three policemen attached to the Edo Police Command were on Sunday evening killed by gunmen in Benin. The post Gunmen abduct leisure park director. kill three cops in Edo appeared first on Vanguard News.
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ECOWAS to determine Morocco’s fate in December – Onyeama

 The fate of Morocco’s application to formally join the ECOWAS sub-regional group as a full member would be determined in December by the ECOWAS Heads of State. The post ECOWAS to determine Morocco’s fate in December – Onyeama appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Obaseki angry at contractors handling road projects in Edo Central

Eager to alleviate the suffering of the people of the Edo Central Senatorial Zone, the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has ordered that all the road projects in the zone must be completed as soon as the rains subside. The post Obaseki angry at contractors handling road projects in Edo Central appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Lagos CP tasks religious leaders on security

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Ag.CP Edgal Imohimi, on Monday charged religious leaders to contribute more to security of their communities. The post Lagos CP tasks religious leaders on security appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Money money money everywhere but none to borrow!

It would seem a cynical denial of reality, for anyone, to suggest that, the prevailing, oppressively high cost of borrowing, is caused by an unexpected burden of the presence of too much money. The post Money money money everywhere but none to borrow! appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Pastor on trial for protests against Mugabe, faces 20-year jail term

Zimbabwe on Monday put on trial an activist pastor accused of attempting to subvert the government, following 2016 protests against President Robert Mugabe’s handling of the economy. The post Pastor on trial for protests against Mugabe, faces 20-year jail term appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Buhari’s anti-corruption fight yielding results – Okotie

By Festus Ahon ASABA—A frontline governorship aspirant in Delta State on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Olorogun Osiobe Okotie, has said that President Muhammad Buhari’s fight against corruption and his economic policies have started  yielding results. Okotie, who addressed newsmen at the Osubi  Airport on his return from a consultative visit abroad, stressedRead More The post Buhari’s anti-corruption fight yielding results – Okotie appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Bomadi PDP meeting described as Kangaroo

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Guardiola asks City forwards to be ruthless

Pep Guardiola has urged Manchester City’s free-scoring forwards to stay hungry for goals and says there are many ways in which the Premier League leaders can improve despite their ominous early-season form. City, who lead Manchester United on goal difference, have been in impressive form in recent weeks, thumping Liverpool, Watford and Crystal Palace inRead More The post Guardiola asks City forwards to be ruthless appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Group calls for improved military, civilian relationship in South-East

 An Enugu-based group, South East Human Rights Situation Room, has called for improved relationship between civilians and the military in the country. The post Group calls for improved military, civilian relationship in South-East appeared first on Vanguard News.
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73-year-old seeks divorce to 3rd wife, so as to marry another

A 73-year-old septuagenarian Femi Ojomo, on Wednesday pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 15-year-old marriage to his third wife to enable him marry another woman. The post 73-year-old seeks divorce to 3rd wife, so as to marry another appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Fans warn against overhaul of CHAN Eagles

Soccer fans in Ebonyi have advised the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) against overhauling the Super Eagles team B following their failure to clinch WAFU Nations Cup. The post Fans warn against overhaul of CHAN Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News.
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PEBEC holds expanded meeting Tuesday to approve National Action Plan 2.0

In furtherance of this administration’s ease of doing business initiative, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) hold an expanded meeting on Tuesday at the conference centre of the Presidential Villa. The post PEBEC holds expanded meeting Tuesday to approve National Action Plan 2.0 appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Osanebi empowers constituents, advocates loyalty

The Deputy Speaker Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Friday Osanebi, Monday, empowered his constituents with farming chemicals, sprayers, cash and three SUVs, admonishing them to be peaceful, cooperative and loyal to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the party. The post Osanebi empowers constituents, advocates loyalty appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Abductors of Edo Zoo boss tricked policemen with beer — Eyewitness

BENIN—AN eyewitness said, yesterday, that the gunmen that abducted Dr. Andy Ehanire, Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin, the Edo State capital, on Sunday, tricked the murdered policemen with beer. The post Abductors of Edo Zoo boss tricked policemen with beer — Eyewitness appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Tell Anambrarians how you spent N75bn I left behind, Obi tells Obiano

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has advised his successor, Chief Willie Obiano to focus on telling the people of Anambra State what he has done for them in almost four years, rather than using the non-existent demand for N7 billion as an excuse to hide his gross incompetence. The post Tell Anambrarians how you spent N75bn I left behind, Obi tells Obiano appeared first on Vanguard News.
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How Nnewi became the political bride

THE industrial town of Nnewi has suddenly become a political pride as the major political parties contesting the November 18 governorship went to the town to shop for running mates. The post How Nnewi became the political bride appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Abaribe, Jewish High Priest risk jail as lawyer says Kanu’s whereabouts unknown

Unknown whereabout of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, may have placed a serving Senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe and a Jewish  High Chief Priest, Immanuu El-Shalom,  at risk of being sent to prison. The post Abaribe, Jewish High Priest risk jail as lawyer says Kanu’s whereabouts unknown appeared first on Vanguard News.
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NNPC subsidiary, NETCO, records N5.1bn profit for 2015, 2016 financial year

THE National Engineering and Technical Company Limited (NETCO) has recorded a profit after tax of N5.1 billion for 2015 and 2016 financial years. The post NNPC subsidiary, NETCO, records N5.1bn profit for 2015, 2016 financial year appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Obi is our coach, he is good — Obaze

PDP candidate, Oseloka Obaze, has dismissed insinuations that the immediate past governor of the state Mr. Peter Obi, is trying to foist him on the state, saying that the former governor is only acting as a coach to ensure the PDP returns to power. The PDP candidate also affirmed his readiness if voted to power to serve only one term in office in order to uphold the rotation principle. The post Obi is our coach, he is good — Obaze appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Hope rises for oil market stability in Q4 ‘17

WITH prolonged lull, characterised by over-supply, speculation and politics, the international oil market has been very unstable this year, thus causing tension in major oil-exporting nations, including Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirate and Venezuela. The post Hope rises for oil market stability in Q4 ‘17 appeared first on Vanguard News.
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NIS adopts control mechanism of immigrants at land borders, ports

Maiduguri—The Nigeria Immigration Services, NIS, has adopted three control mechanisms on the influx of immigrants into the country for investments/businesses and tourism. The post NIS adopts control mechanism of immigrants at land borders, ports appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Experts decry shortage of manpower for children with disability

Experts have  decried shortage of professionals to correctly diagnose, manage and offer appropriate counsel and medical attention to children with special needs in the country.  The post Experts decry shortage of manpower for children with disability appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Nigerian women are now embracing family planning

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Contraception Day today, the issues surrounding women’s reproductive health and rights are paramount more than ever. The post Nigerian women are now embracing family planning appeared first on Vanguard News.
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