Saturday May 30th, 2015
Saturday May 30th, 2015
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Gbenga Adenuga: I’ll continue my free worship concerts

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IT was a non-stop three hours of praise, worship and reconnection to the Maker as Nigeria’s ace gospel recording artiste and performer, Gbenga Adenuga organized another in his live worship concert series for music lovers at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

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Jonathan hails Buhari’s inaugural speech

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Dr Goodluck Jonathan, the immediate past president and stakeholders in Bayelsa have applauded President Muhammadu Buhari, for pledging allegiance to all in his inaugural speech.

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How North sent Jonathan back to Otuoke – Coomasie

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Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmad Coomasie, a former Inspector General of Police, is also the Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF)

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At least 26 killed, 28 injured as suicide bomber attacks mosque in Maiduguri

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File: A man lies in state hospital bed as he receives treatment for injuries sustained following a bomb blast that left dozens dead and many injured in Maiduguri, on March 8, 2015. Three bombings in northeast Nigeria's largest city of Maiduguri killed 58 people on March 7, 2015 and wounded 139 others, the area police chief said. Niger and Chad on March 8, 2015 launched major ground and air strikes in northeast Nigeria against Boko Haram, after the militants formally pledged allegiance to the Islamic state group in Syria and Iraq. AFP PHOTO

A Suicide bomber on Saturday sneaked into a mosque along Ali Kotoko road, Maiduguri and detonated his vest, leaving 26 dead with 28 injured.

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The best food, drink of Buhari

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•Buhari...What happened in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt, against Hosni Mubarak can happen in Nigeria.

Buhari is somebody who will not miss his three square meals, however small the meals may be, just to put something in the stomach, he must eat something. He does not joke with that. Even if we are traveling, provision is always made for that in the car. Do you know Alikama? That is wheat. There is something we called Tuwo Alikama. He likes it very much, with different types of soup. It could be okro, or any other soup.

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Boko Haram: 15 killed, 19 injured in Borno attack

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BY NDAHI MARAM MAIDUGURI Suspected members of Boko Haram in a convoy of Toyota Hilux vehicles and motorcycles laden with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), rocket grenades and anti-aircraft guns attacked Malari village of Maiduguri metropolis of Borno state; and killed 15 resident, wounding of 19 others in Bulunkutu Saleke, Gomari and Ajilari areas in the

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OH Buhari! Now, the challenge of change

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Cultivated chaos! That is what Nigeria is today.

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I may step on toes for Abians’ good — Ikpeazu

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Okezie Ikpeazu

The newly sworn-in Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, on Saturday said that his government was ready to step on toes to change the status of the state for good

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‘Buhari will weed out Boko Haram’

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Prof. Shehu Riskuwa, Former VC Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, on Saturday expressed confidence that the present administration would weed out Boko Haram insurgency.

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Without Alamieyeseigha, I won’t have been a former president — Jonathan

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday attributed his successful political career to the efforts of former governor of Bayelsa, Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha.

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God chose Buhari to fulfill his plans for Nigeria – Osinbajo

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that God purposely chose President Muhammadu Buhari in order to fulfill his divine plans for Nigeria.

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Insecurity: WAEC vows to maintain examination standards

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A WAEC supervisor during exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Saturday said it would continue to maintain best practices in the conduct of its examinations, irrespective of security challenges it has witnessed.

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U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles ready to conquer Brazil, vows Ugbade

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Nduka Ugbade, the Assistant Coach of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Saturday says his team is `battle-ready’ to conquer Brazil in their opening match of the ongoing World Cup in New Zealand.

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Cleric urges Buhari to appointment right people

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Msgr. Francis Ogunmodede, Episcopal Vicar/Dean, Lekki Region of the Catholic Arch. Diocese of Lagos has advised President Mohammadu Buhari to choose the right people into his cabinet to reduce corruption.

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Mixed reactions over Buhari’s neglect of guest to attend Jumat prayers

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Intense arguments, analysis, commendations and criticisms have trailed the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari, having left some African leaders, guests to observe his Jumat prayers midway into the programme held at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, where they had all gathered to celebrate his inauguration in Abuja, yesterday.

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Cleric insists Saraki, Gbajabiamila will emerge Senate president, Speaker

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A cleric, Prophet Christopher Owolabi, has predicted a rapid socio-economic development for Nigeria with President Muhammadu Buhari at the helm of affairs

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Police detain gay activists at rally

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Russian police on Saturday detained several gay rights activists for attempting to stage an unauthorised pride rally in central Moscow, AFP journalists reported

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‘We will support Buhari to achieve stable power supply’

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The National Union of Textile, Garment & Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), says Labour is ready to partner with President Muhammadu Buhari to realise the vision of uninterrupted power supply

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Labour pledges to support Buhari on power

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The National Union of Textile, Garment & Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), says Labour is ready to partner with President Muhammadu Buhari to realise the vision of uninterrupted power supply.

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I remain grateful to Bayelsa people, Nigerians – Jonathan

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in Yenagoa said he remained grateful to Bayelsa people for the support he enjoyed during his political career from 1999 to date.

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PDP urges Ambode to govern with fear of God

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Ambode Celebrates his victory at APC Campaign office in Ogba

The Lagos State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday urged Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, the new governor of the state to govern the state with the fear of God

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Four killed as heavy explosions, gunshots rock Maiduguri

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The heavy explosions from Rocket Propelled Launchers and grenade with sporadic gunfire that rocked the city of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital left four residents dead, several others injured and houses destroyed.

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Aliyu stoned in Niger, smuggled out of stadium

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*Gov Aliyu Babangida of Niger State

IMMIDIATE past governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu was yesterday booed and stoned at the venue of the handing over ceremony in Minna. Aliyu was at the Bako Kontagora Memorial Stadium for the transfer of power to his successor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello. The former governor, who arrived at about 10.15 am was booed by the crowd as he walked to the podium.

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Ambode creates Ministry of Employment, two other offices in Lagos

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OUTGOING Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, handed over the administration of the state to Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, as the 8th elected governor of the state along with his deputy, Dr Oluranti Adebule at a colourful and well attended inauguration and swearing-in ceremony, held at Tafawa Balewa Square, TBS, Lagos Island.

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100 days from today: What Nigerians expect from Buhari

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The expectations of Nigerians are high as Gen. Muhammadu Buhari assumes the mantle of leadership. Nigerians yearn for change at all cost, following the high campaign promises made by the new president. They expect his government to bring succour and put an end to the numerous problems the country is presently facing. Against this background, Saturday Vanguard went round to sample the opinions of prominent as well as ordinary Nigerians on their expectations 100 days from now

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why you should stop calling Jonathan a hero- Adokiye

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Adokiye-Kyrian

When former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan called President Muhammadu Buhari after the 2015 presidential election to concede defeat, many applauded him as a gentleman who has the interest of the country at heart. Many went as far as calling him the hero of our time. So were his many friends in the entertainment industry. But it seems singer and actress, Adokiye would remember the leader for a different reason.

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BUHARI: Prominent Nigerians speak

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Eminent Nigerians, who spoke to Vanguard on Buhari’s inaugural speech and their expectations from the new administration include legal icons, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), Mr Rickey Tarfa (SAN), Chief Mike Ozhekome (SAN); a former Commissioner of Police for Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav; Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed; National Secretary of the Labour Party, Mr Kayode Ajulo; the National President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shetima and Lagos based lawyer, Ebun-Olu-Adegboruwa.

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End of Amala politics — Ajimobi

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Senator Abiola Ajimobi

GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi was yesterday sworn in by the Oyo State Chief Judge as a democratically-elected governor to rule Oyo State twice noting that his emergence had effectively banished the era of ‘Amala politics’.

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Britain announces fresh support for Buhari to end Boko Haram

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Apparently excited by the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s new President, United Kingdom has openly declared its readiness to work closely with Nigeria to end its security and economic challenges. To start with, Britain says it is going to spearhead the group of seven developed nations (G-7 nations) to rally necessary support for Buhari to crush insurgency in Nigeria without further delay.

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Fani- Kayode, Anenih, other speak on Buhari’s Inaugural Speech

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Fani-Kayode: ‘’I believe his part of non vendetta will be true, all Nigerians should join hands to see Nigeria move forward.

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Bear with me, Buhari pleads

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President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with Nigerians to be patient with his administration as it tackles myraids of problems confronting the country.

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Ambode appoints SSG, Chief of staff, press secretary

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Akinwunmi Ambode

Following the inauguration and taking of oath of office, yesterday, the new Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, announced the appointments of some key officers to work in the new administration.

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