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They want to get me at all costs, let them face governance — Fayose

GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, yesterday, accused the Presidency of wasting valuable time in a desperate plot to get him at all costs saying that the schemes would not in any way put food on the table of Nigerians. The post They want to get me at all costs, let them face governance — Fayose appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Trump: I’ll do more for African-Americans than Clinton

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday promised to do more for the African-Americans than his rival Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton could do in her lifetime. The post Trump: I’ll do more for African-Americans than Clinton appeared first on Vanguard News...
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ExxonMobil exits Nigeria’s downstream sector, sells stakes to NIPCO

ExxonMobil, United States-based international oil company has divested its downstream operations in Nigeria, following the acquisition of 60 percent equity at Mobil Oil Nigeria (MON) Plc, by Nipco Plc, an indigenous downstream oil and gas company. The post ExxonMobil exits Nigeria’s downstream sector, sells stakes to NIPCO appeared first on Vanguard News...
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N4.7bn scam: Obanikoro gave N1.7bn to Omisore – EFCC

Detained former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, yesterday, stunned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, with a fresh revelation that he gave former Osun State Deputy Governor, Senator Iyiola Omisore, the sum of N1.7 billion out of the N4.7 billion he got from embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd. The post N4.7bn scam: Obanikoro gave N1.7bn to Omisore – EFCC appeared first on Vanguard News...
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EFCC planning to re-arrest, detain me ; says Femi Fani-Kayode

Erstwhile Aviation Minister, and spokesperson of the PDP presidential campaign organization at the 2015 election, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was plalnning to re-arrest him again The post EFCC planning to re-arrest, detain me ; says Femi Fani-Kayode appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Why should Amaechi or anybody attempt to bribe Justice Inyang Okoro? – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has given Justice Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court one week to withdraw the bribery allegation he made against Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, or be ready to go to jail for contravening the Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offence Act 2000. The post Why should Amaechi or anybody attempt to bribe Justice Inyang Okoro? – APC appeared first on Vanguard News...
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FG okays trial of Justices Okoro, Ademola, others

The Federal Government, yesterday, shunned the National Judiciary Council, NJC, and pressed ahead with its decision to bring the seven suspected corrupt judges to justice. The post FG okays trial of Justices Okoro, Ademola, others appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Buhari sends 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees’ names to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, sent 46 names of non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for confirmation and approval. The post Buhari sends 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees’ names to Senate appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Who is a husband?

A husband is a male in a marital relationship, the rights and obligation of a husband regarding his spouse, others and his status in the community and in-laws vary between cultures and have varied overtime. The post Who is a husband? appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Trump says he may not accept election result

Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday would not commit to accepting the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, challenging a cornerstone of American democracy and sending shock waves across the political spectrum. The post Trump says he may not accept election result appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Buhari’s response to Aisha not the reality of his opinion of women —Prof Akin Ibidapo-Obe, Professor of African Law

Buhari’s response was not right because, you know, in Concept of the African Woman, we do understand that the African woman is a strong voice that must be expressed. But people have the misconception that the African woman is a voice that must be suppressed. But that is not true. The post Buhari’s response to Aisha not the reality of his opinion of women —Prof Akin Ibidapo-Obe, Professor of African Law appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Patience Jonathan sues SERAP over alleged ‘vilification, breach of human rights’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has been sued over alleged “campaign of calumny against Mrs Dame Patience Jonathan using online, print and electronic media to publish to the public unfounded and malicious allegations that she stole $15m (US) and ought to be prosecuted.” In a statement dated 20 October 2016 and signed by SERAPRead More The post Patience Jonathan sues SERAP over alleged ‘vilification, breach of human rights’ appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Aisha Buhari’s “sting operation”

IT is my considered opinion that the interviews which Madame Aisha Buhari granted criticising the composition of her husband’s government mainly with strangers was a “sting operation”. Apparently, while her husband was perfecting the armed invasion of the homes of judges by agents of the Directorate of State Services, DSS, over alleged corrupt practices, Aisha was also priming to release her bombshell. The post Aisha Buhari’s “sting operation” appeared first on Vanguard News...
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‘How FG can unmask Dele Giwa’s killers’

THE thirtieth anniversary of the assassination of the founding Editor-in-Chief of Newswatch Magazine, Mr. Dele Giwa provided an opportunity for Nigerians to urge the Federal Government to declassify the outcome of the various investigations into the matter, noting that doing so would easily unmask those behind the gruesome murder. The post ‘How FG can unmask Dele Giwa’s killers’ appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Anambra 2017: Reconcile with Obi, Ubah or forget 2nd term, cleric warns Obiano

Fiery Prophet Iyke Uzukwu, the spiritual head of Soul Revival Ministries, Okpuno-Egbu, Umudim-Nnewi, Anambra State who countdown to the 2015 Presidential election, prophesied that Muhammadu Buhari would emerge victorious, has again forewarned Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State to quickly reconcile with ex-Governor Peter Obi and Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Ind. Ltd, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, or forget a second term at the Government House, Awka. The post Anambra 2017: Reconcile with Obi, Ubah or forget 2nd term, cleric warns Obiano appeared first on Vanguard News...
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RECESSION: Workers’ll no longer be sacrificial lambs, Labour warns

The only way to get out of recession is for us to improve on the minimum wage for workers The post RECESSION: Workers’ll no longer be sacrificial lambs, Labour warns appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Video: It gladdens my heart that released Chibok girls were not sexually abused – Sen. Olujimi

Senator representing Ekiti South under the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Biodun Olujimi has said that it gladdens her heart that the released 21 Chibok girls were not sexually molested by the islamist Boko Haram terrorists while being their captives. Senator Biodun Olujimi Says It gladdens her heart that, the 21 released Chibok GirlsRead More The post Video: It gladdens my heart that released Chibok girls were not sexually abused – Sen. Olujimi appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Boko Haram razes village near Chibok

Boko Haram has burnt down a village neighbouring the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok where the group kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls two years ago, local residents said Wednesday. The post Boko Haram razes village near Chibok appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Ajumogobia continues to disregard EFCC’s invitation as more judges report to the commission

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has, Thursday, said that Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, one of the many judges invited by the commission has continued to disregard the invitation made to her to clear allegations of judicial misconduct levelled against her. The post Ajumogobia continues to disregard EFCC’s invitation as more judges report to the commission appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Super Eagles match against Algeria, a must win, says Owolabi

Lagos – As the Super Eagles prepare for the second group qualifier for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an ex-international, Felix Owolabi says the team has to win Algeria to be in a comfortable lead. Owolabi said on Thursday in Lagos that Eagles’ successful outing in Zambia was a morale booster for the team.Read More The post Super Eagles match against Algeria, a must win, says Owolabi appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Video: Buhari receives 21 released Chibok Girls in Abuja

Video: Buhari receives 21 released Chibok Girls in Abuja The post Video: Buhari receives 21 released Chibok Girls in Abuja appeared first on Vanguard News.
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CAF Award list and the three Eagles

By Dirisu Yakubu, Abuja – Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) last week released a 30-man list for its annual Player of the Year award, with three Super Eagles players all plying their trade in the English Premier League, making the cut. Captain John Mikel Obi , Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho were listed by theRead More The post CAF Award list and the three Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News...
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North Korea missile launch fails

North Korea fired a missile Thursday morning that appears to have failed, according to the U.S. and South Korea. The post North Korea missile launch fails appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Leveraging on prospects of oil price rise

THOUGH the outcome and impact of production freeze talks by members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are yet to resonate fully we are already seeing positive signs indicating that, probably, the worst days of oil price-related economic crises are ending. The post Leveraging on prospects of oil price rise appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Unilever declared Top Employer in Nigeria

Leading FMCG Company, Unilever has been certified as the Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year, by the Top Employers Institute. The post Unilever declared Top Employer in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Ambode sacks 4 commissioners

GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has relieved the Commissioners for Tourism, Mr. Folorunsho Folarin-Coker, Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi, and Transportation, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola of their appointments in a minor cabinet reshuffle. The post Ambode sacks 4 commissioners appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Baptist Church’s annual thanksgiving holds November 6

YABA Baptist Church yesterday said it is set to mark its Annual thanksgiving celebration slated for November 6, this year. The post Baptist Church’s annual thanksgiving holds November 6 appeared first on Vanguard News.
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FCT Chief Judge takes justice closer to people

CHIEF Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, has made good on his promise of bringing justice to the doorstep of FCT residents as he commissioned a High Court and three new Magistrates Courts in different parts of the FCT, Abuja. The post FCT Chief Judge takes justice closer to people appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Cover up of judicial corruption and impunity by National Judicial Council

The attention of the members of the Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) been has drawn to the claim of the National Judicial Council (NJC) that it has acted on all petitions alleging misconduct on the part of judicial officers in line with the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999. The claim of the National [p’[Judicial Council is completely misleading because it is far from the truth. The post Cover up of judicial corruption and impunity by National Judicial Council appeared first on Vanguard News...
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EFCC invites hospital GMD over Judge Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, cover has been blown open by detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission leading to the invitation of the medical director of Golden Cross Hospital. Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia had lied to the officials of the security agency that she was on admission in a Lagos hospital in Ikoyi hence she could notRead More The post EFCC invites hospital GMD over Judge Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Inter Milan coach Frank De Boer could be sacked if…

Inter Milan coach Frank De Boer could be sacked if the struggling Italian giants fail to claim their first Europa League group win at home to Southampton on Thursday, said reports. The post Inter Milan coach Frank De Boer could be sacked if… appeared first on Vanguard News.
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APCON summit X-rays changes in global ad landscape

IMPACT of technology and changes in consumers behavioural pattern will continue to transform global ad landscape, with ad video download projected to increase by 82 percent by the year 2020. This was the position of participants at an international summit on advertising organised by Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON and BSP Media International, UK. The post APCON summit X-rays changes in global ad landscape appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Beyond that ‘other room’

Beyond the joke, the issue of a woman’s place in contemporary society hardly seems like comedy material for any president The post Beyond that ‘other room’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Mamora, Bugaje, others as non career ambassadors

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday sent forty- six non career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for screening and subsequent confirmation. The post Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Mamora, Bugaje, others as non career ambassadors appeared first on Vanguard News.
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ExxonMobil to sell stake in Nigerian arm to local firm

US oil group ExxonMobil has agreed to sell its majority stake in its Nigerian marketing and retail arm to a local firm, the Nigerian affiliate said Thursday. The post ExxonMobil to sell stake in Nigerian arm to local firm appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Kidnapping in schools: Experts task FG on proactive measures

As cases of kidnapping have become rampant in schools across the nation, experts in security are calling on government at all levels to be proactive in curbing insecurity cases bedevilling our innocent students. The post Kidnapping in schools: Experts task FG on proactive measures appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Salesgirl docked for N226,976 prepaid card theft

A 23-year-old salesgirl of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Vera Festus, was yesterday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for alleged theft of prepaid card worth N226,976. The post Salesgirl docked for N226,976 prepaid card theft appeared first on Vanguard News.
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IndustriALL Global Union elects Aremu VP

A Political economist and Nigerian trade unionist, Issa Aremu, has been elected Vice President, IndustriALL Global Union.Aremu was unanimously elected VP of the 50 million members IndustriALL Global Union at its 2nd World Congress of the union, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The post IndustriALL Global Union elects Aremu VP appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Money transfer affects MTN shares

The amount of money which South Africa’s MTN Group is alleged to have illegally moved out of Nigeria could be “outrageously higher” than an originally estimated $14 billion, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, sending its shares to more than six-year lows. The post Money transfer affects MTN shares appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Osinbajo attends Oba of Benin’s coronation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Benin to witness the coronation of Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the 39th Oba of the Kingdom. The post Osinbajo attends Oba of Benin’s coronation appeared first on Vanguard News.
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N2.54bn MDAs, LGs’ funds trapped in 47 failed banks —NDIC

It is to be noted that reimbursement of the insured sums and payment of liquidation dividends in respect of excess uninsured amounts to claimants of failed banks... The post N2.54bn MDAs, LGs’ funds trapped in 47 failed banks —NDIC appeared first on Vanguard News.
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UAC Foods unveils Gala mega sausage roll

GALA from the stable of United Africa company, UAC Foods, has introduced a new innovation in the sausage roll market, christened Gala mega. The post UAC Foods unveils Gala mega sausage roll appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Perception of Hausa girls should change —Rahama Sadau

Rahama Sadau is one phenomenal Hausa actress from Kaduna State, Nigeria. She studied Business Administration at Kaduna Polytechnic and joined the Hausa movie industry (Kannywood) in 2013. In the course of her career as an actress, she emerged as the Best Actress (Kannywood) 2014 award by City People magazine, and also won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards by African Voice, a British tabloid with African interest. The post Perception of Hausa girls should change —Rahama Sadau appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Gunmen kill 10, injure 28 in Benue

Less than 24 hours after the Joint Military and Police Security Task Force, JTF, in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State discovered the armoury of wanted militia leader, Terwase Agwaza in Gbishe, gunmen, Tuesday night, gunned down 10 persons in Tor Donga, another stronghold of the militant leader in the area. The post Gunmen kill 10, injure 28 in Benue appeared first on Vanguard News...
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NDLEA intercepts 325,640 Euros, $30,000 at Lagos Airport

OFFICIALS of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted three hundred and twenty-five thousand, six hundred and forty euros (€325,640), thirty thousand dollars ($30,000), about N175 million smuggled from Greece and Austria at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMA2, Lagos. The post NDLEA intercepts 325,640 Euros, $30,000 at Lagos Airport appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Gov Umahi freezes EBSU’s account, sacks Bursar, dares ASUU

ABAKALIKI—EBONYI State government, yesterday, froze all the accounts of Ebonyi State University, EBSU, Abakaliki, following the impasse between it and the constitution of the institution’s chapter of Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU. The post Gov Umahi freezes EBSU’s account, sacks Bursar, dares ASUU appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Lufthansa Airline says no plan to reduce flght operations in Nigeria

An international carrier, Lufthansa Airline, on Thursday said it had no plan to reduce its flight operations in Nigeria. The post Lufthansa Airline says no plan to reduce flght operations in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
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“No more nice Guy”: EU gets tough on African migrants

Encouraged by their success in halting a mass influx of refugees by closing Greek borders and cutting a controversial deal with Turkey, EU leaders are getting tough on African migrants too. The post “No more nice Guy”: EU gets tough on African migrants appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Photos: Jonathan at 20th anniversary symposium of Electoral Institute for Sustainable Devt in Africa

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S3xual harassment in Nigeria’s ivory towers

IN Nigerian tertiary institutions, the issue of rape and s3xual harassment by lecturers has continued to be a huge problem. In May 2016, the Nigerian Senate moved a motion to hand a five-year jail term to lecturers who engage in sexual relationship with students. The post S3xual harassment in Nigeria’s ivory towers appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Trump unsure he’ll accept poll verdict

Republican candidate Donald Trump left Americans in suspense on Wednesday whether he will accept the result of the November 8 election. The post Trump unsure he’ll accept poll verdict appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Rule of law as foundation of any society

WHILE attending the Law School at this citadel of learning at the Enugu Campus we came to know that the Federal Government of Nigeria did not sponsor law students in the pursuit of them learning. The post Rule of law as foundation of any society appeared first on Vanguard News.
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That ‘other room’

For the first time ever, gender matters have come to the front burner of Nigerian politics, forced on to that position by the influence of global politics by no other than Mr. President himself. The post That ‘other room’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Insecurity: FG urged to employ GPS tracking for protection of students, others

By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA-FOLLOWING the state of insecurity in the country and international community, a technology firm, Emerging Platforms Group, EPG, has urged the Federal Government to employ Global Positioning System, GPS, technology to ensure the safety of students, pilgrims, athletes and other groups that represents the country abroad. This was contained in a statementRead More The post Insecurity: FG urged to employ GPS tracking for protection of students, others appeared first on Vanguard News...
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No ‘untouchables’ for Mourinho at United

Jose Mourinho has insisted the likes of high-profile Manchester United signings Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are far from "untouchable" players. The post No ‘untouchables’ for Mourinho at United appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Any policeman checking vehicle particulars is on illegal duty – AIG

Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo states, says any policeman checking vehicle particulars on the highways is on illegal duty. The post Any policeman checking vehicle particulars is on illegal duty – AIG appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Nigeria remains Africa’s Biggest Economy – IMF

Recent estimates by the International Monetary Fund, (IMF) has shown that Nigeria remains the biggest economy in Africa, followed by South Africa and Egypt. The post Nigeria remains Africa’s Biggest Economy – IMF appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Corruption killing sports in Nigeria, Amokachi alleges

Ex-International, Daniel Omokachi, yesterday, opened a can of worms in the nation’s sporting arena, alleging that Nigerian youths cough out as much as N250,000 each to get into the U-17 team in Nigeria The post Corruption killing sports in Nigeria, Amokachi alleges appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Magu wants EFCC to keep percentage of recovered loots

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged a review of Nigerian laws to enable anti-graft agencies in the country retain a percentage of the loot recovered to fund their operations. The post Magu wants EFCC to keep percentage of recovered loots appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Anambra’s self sufficiency in food production hits target

ONITSHA—THE quest by Governor Willie Obiano’s administration to achieve self sufficiency in food production in Anambra state for both local consumption and export may have hit the desired target, following a prompt intervention of International Funds for Agricultural Development, IFAD, through the Value Chain Development Programme, VCDP. The post Anambra’s self sufficiency in food production hits target appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Beware plastic bottles cause cancer, diabetes

Scientists and researchers have identified plastic bottles to be dangerous to health because they contain hormone-disrupting chemicals that can cause cancer, diabetes, ADHD and autism. The post Beware plastic bottles cause cancer, diabetes appeared first on Vanguard News.
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JTF discovers Benue militant leader’s armoury

The Joint Military and Police Security Task Force in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, yesterday, recovered 10 cartons of high calibre explosives, rocket launchers and hundreds of live ammunition from Gbishe, the country home of wanted militia leader, Terwase Agwaza, alias Gana. The post JTF discovers Benue militant leader’s armoury appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Obanikoro makes shocking revealtions, says he gave Fayose N2.3bn

Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has said that he gave the sum of N2.3bn to the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, in the run-up to the Ekiti State governorship election in 2014. Obanikor accompanied by his lawyer, Mr. James Onoja(SAN), at the EFCC office in Abuja said according to sourcesRead More The post Obanikoro makes shocking revealtions, says he gave Fayose N2.3bn appeared first on Vanguard News...
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My wife is dating my pastor, brother, man tells court

Worried by his wife’s adulterous acts, Mr Kolawole Okeeyi, a businessman, on Wednesday approached the Igando Customary Court in Lagos to terminate his 31-year-old marriage. The post My wife is dating my pastor, brother, man tells court appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Tinubu, Buhari: Meeting of minds

The weekend meeting of allies of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and President Muhammadu Buhari may be the tonic needed to repair the alliance that shot the ruling party to power. The post Tinubu, Buhari: Meeting of minds appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Nigeria will overcome security challenges soon – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday expressed optimism that Nigeria would overcome its socio-economic and political challenges soon. The post Nigeria will overcome security challenges soon – Sultan appeared first on Vanguard News.
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‘Buhari’s Germany trip not for any medical check-up’

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has dismissed the insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari’s three-day visit to Germany was more of a medical trip than official engagements. Okorocha, who was part of the president’s entourage to Berlin, Germany, made the clarification in his reaction to media interview granted by a Kano-based social commentator, Dr JunaidRead More The post ‘Buhari’s Germany trip not for any medical check-up’ appeared first on Vanguard News...
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‘EFCC trying to convict former first lady, Patience Jonathan, at all cost’

The youth wing of the pan Igbo socio political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of persecution and trying to convict former first lady, Patience Jonathan, at all cost The post ‘EFCC trying to convict former first lady, Patience Jonathan, at all cost’ appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Money laundering: Fani-Kayode, Usman, get new trial date

The absence of Justice Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday stalled the trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, over money laundering. The post Money laundering: Fani-Kayode, Usman, get new trial date appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Okorocha tackles DG VON over comment

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has pleaded with the leadership of the All Progressive Congress, APC, to call to order the Director General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu over comment capable of ruining down his government. The post Okorocha tackles DG VON over comment appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Wares seized from street traders’ll go to prisons inmates — OKOROCHA

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has unveiled the next step of his government in banning street trading in the state, saying that henceforth, seized items from anyone trading along the streets will be used to take care of prisons inmates of the state. The post Wares seized from street traders’ll go to prisons inmates — OKOROCHA appeared first on Vanguard News...
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How NIMASA transferred N8.5bn to JTF — EFCC witness

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, witness, Teslim Ajuwon, yesterday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, under Patrick Akpobolokemi as Director General, moved the sum of N8.5 billion, into the account of the Joint Task Force, JTF, Operation Puelo Shield. The post How NIMASA transferred N8.5bn to JTF — EFCC witness appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Imo residents groan as hard times hit

THESE are not the best of times for Imo people. Apart from the preponderance of dilapidated road networks in the state, the people are equally grappling with a number of other serious issues, including poor sales in the market, non-payment of salaries, pension and gratuities to senior citizens. The post Imo residents groan as hard times hit appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Godogodo killings, unforgivable crime—Sen Laah

Senator Danjuma Laah, (PDP, Kaduna South), has described as unforgivable the invasion of Godogodo in Southern Kaduna last weekend by herdsmen, who allegedly killed 20 persons and injured scores of others. The post Godogodo killings, unforgivable crime—Sen Laah appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Buhari meets Chibok girls, parents in Aso Rock today

President Muhammadu Buhari will be meeting the 21 released Chibok girls at the Presidential Villa on today Wednesday. The post Buhari meets Chibok girls, parents in Aso Rock today appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Senate to probe judges’ arrest

The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Judiciary , Human Rights and Legal Matters to investigate the purported arrest of six judges by the Department of State Security (DSS). The post Senate to probe judges’ arrest appeared first on Vanguard News.
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INEC leads Aas Nigeria’s best performing public institution

The Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, has taken the lead as the best performing public institution in Nigeria with 28.6% of the total votes cast in an on-going online poll. The post INEC leads Aas Nigeria’s best performing public institution appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Dele Giwa: 30 years after, Fawehinmi, activists, want case reopened

A three-decade-long botched probe of Dele Giwa’s death has triggered a call for fresh investigations and prosecution of suspects in the high profile murder by lawyers and activists. The post Dele Giwa: 30 years after, Fawehinmi, activists, want case reopened appeared first on Vanguard News.
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UEFA Champions League fixtures

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NDDC, Rivers govt seek collaboration to grow agric sector

Rivers State Government and the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have called for collaboration among stakeholders to grow the agricultural sector in the country. The post NDDC, Rivers govt seek collaboration to grow agric sector appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Corruption to cost Nigeria up to 37% of GDP if… – Study

Leading professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in a recent report presented to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and titled Impact of Corruption on Nigeria’s Economy has shown that corruption could cost Nigeria up to 37% of Gross Domestic Product, GDP by 2030 if it is not tamed completely and immediately. The post Corruption to cost Nigeria up to 37% of GDP if… – Study appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Nigerian Army : Sustaining anti-terrorism war

THE 21st century experienced its first global melt down in the middle of 2007 when the world stock markets fell, large financial institutions collapsed and governments in even the wealthiest nations came up with rescue packages to bail out their financial systems. Within a short while, the world had serious financial crisis on its hand. The post Nigerian Army : Sustaining anti-terrorism war appeared first on Vanguard News...
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APGA NWC threatens court action against suspended chairman

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has threatened to institute a legal action against the suspended national chairman of the party, Chief Victor Oye, should he continue to parade himself as the national chairman of the party. The post APGA NWC threatens court action against suspended chairman appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Pep Guardiola returns to Camp Nou

The managerial skills of Pep Guardiola will be put to the test today when his stuttering Manchester City side visit his former club Barcelona in a top-of-the-bill Champions League clash. The post Pep Guardiola returns to Camp Nou appeared first on Vanguard News.
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FIRS Waiver: How companies can get tax cuts – Expert

As federal and state tax authorities race to bring in new tax revenues to compensate for falling oil revenues, a tax consultant, Mr. Magnus Nmonwu, has advised companies to streamline their tax submissions by putting in place technological systems and processes that enable them to report accurately on revenue and expenses in real-time. The post FIRS Waiver: How companies can get tax cuts – Expert appeared first on Vanguard News...
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INSURGENCY: 300,000 victims to benefit from €11m Oxfam agro scheme

More than 300,000 Nigerians affected by the insurgency in the North-East are to benefit from an 11 million Euros Oxfam intervention fund to aid food production in impacted communities. The post INSURGENCY: 300,000 victims to benefit from €11m Oxfam agro scheme appeared first on Vanguard News.
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5 ways to help Nigerian parents utilize modern technology

Technology evolves every day, thus it is important to stay updated. While young Nigerians who were born during the outbreak of modern technology have no problems keeping abreast and coping with the complexities and intricacies of modern technology as well as the internet, their parents, on the other hand, who grew up pre-technology era seem to find it all confusing and intimidating. The post 5 ways to help Nigerian parents utilize modern technology appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Balanced diet

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DSS raid: You’re dramatizing fiction, Umana replies Justice Okoro

The 2015 Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in AKWA IBOM State, Mr. Umana Okon Umana, has blasted Supreme Court Justice, John Inyang Okoro, for lying against him following his arrest and detention by security agents for alleged corruption. The post DSS raid: You’re dramatizing fiction, Umana replies Justice Okoro appeared first on Vanguard News...
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University of Ibadan gets 10Mw NGEP solar plant

The Nigerian-German Energy Partnership, NGEP, has installed a 10 megawatt solar plant at the University of Ibadan. The post University of Ibadan gets 10Mw NGEP solar plant appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Eto’o bets N34.4m on club’s relegation survival

Cameroon striker, Samuel Eto’o has placed a bet of 100,000 euro(about N34.4m) that his club Antalyaspor will not only beat relegation, but will finish in the top ten. The post Eto’o bets N34.4m on club’s relegation survival appeared first on Vanguard News.
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U.S. backs Buhari on economic diversification, pledges to increase FDI in Nigeria

United States on Tuesday said that President Mohammadu Buhari Administration’s efforts in diversifying Nigeria’s economy into non-oil export, would make the nation’s export more attractive to America and the rest of world. The post U.S. backs Buhari on economic diversification, pledges to increase FDI in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Slain 3SC player: Kinsmen relieve sad moment

KINSMEN of the murdered 3SC central defender, Izu Joseph, at Okarki community in Ahoada West Local Government area of Rivers State yesterday relieved the sad details of the last moments of the promising football star before he was cut down by soldiers on Sunday. The post Slain 3SC player: Kinsmen relieve sad moment appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Return of 21 Chibok Girls

It came like a bolt from the blue on Thursday, 13th October 2016, when the news of the return of 21 of the 219 female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State, who had been captives of their Boko Haram Islamist terror group abductors since April 14, 2014, unfolded. The post Return of 21 Chibok Girls appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Akpeyi returns to Eagles for World Cup qualifier

South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is set to be recalled by the Nigeria Football Federation for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Algeria. The post Akpeyi returns to Eagles for World Cup qualifier appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Senate in process of tightening loopholes, lacuna in anti-corruption laws – Gemade

The Senate, yesterday, said it has commenced the process of tightening any loopholes or lacuna that exist in the existing anti-corruption laws in order to help the law enforcement and anti-corruption agencies to do thorough jobs in ongoing anti-graft war by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration. The post Senate in process of tightening loopholes, lacuna in anti-corruption laws – Gemade appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Senate uses e-voting, confirms 2 S-Court justices

THE Senate yesterday used electronic voting system to confirm the appointments of Justices Ejembi Eko and Amina Augie as Justices of the Supreme Court. The development is the first since inauguration of the 8th Senate on June 9, 2015. The post Senate uses e-voting, confirms 2 S-Court justices appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Ogun LG poll: How APC shocked other parties

THAT the All Progressives Congress, APC, won the recently concluded election into the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 newly created Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs in Ogun State did not come to close observers of the state’s politics as a surprise. The post Ogun LG poll: How APC shocked other parties appeared first on Vanguard News...
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Coronation Of Crown Prince (Amb.) Eheneden Erediauwa, Edaiken N’uselu:

Today, Thursday, October 20, 2016, history is being made once again, in the ancient city of Benin Kingdom, as a new Oba emerges. The post Coronation Of Crown Prince (Amb.) Eheneden Erediauwa, Edaiken N’uselu: appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Who, among Buhari’s ministers, do you think should be dropped?

Many Nigerians have backed Aisha Buhari’s call for the President to change some of his ministers. Who, among the ministers, do you think should be dropped? The post Who, among Buhari’s ministers, do you think should be dropped? appeared first on Vanguard News.
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