Tuesday September 1st, 2015
Tuesday September 1st, 2015
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Osinbajo calls for new ideas to Africa’s economic development

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Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN),  Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina at the swearing-in ceremony of Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina as President of the African Development Bank, AfDB.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has challenged African leaders and other economic experts to come up with new economic ideas that would ensure rapid development of the continent.

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Lagos court slams N3m bail on blogger over alleged defamatory publication against bank CEO

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday slammed a N3 million bail on a blogger for allegedly publishing a defamatory item about the CEO of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo.

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30 Adamawa communities submerged in Kiri Dam flood

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No fewer than 30 communities in five local government areas of Adamawa State have been submerged in a flood from Kiri Dam.
Kiri Dam is in Shelleng local government area of the state.

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Breaking News: Billionaire, Deinde Fernandez is dead

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Nigeria’s Billionaire, Oluwo Antonio Deinde Fernandez is dead, aged 79 years.

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Probe Akwa Ibom finances, EFCC, ICPC urged

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Former Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information, Ita Awak, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Debt Management Office (DMO) to stay action on the state government’s request for debt restructuring.

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Eagles fly to Tanzania tomorrow

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Eagles

The delegation of Super Eagles of Nigeria to Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania will fly out of Abuja at 3pm on Thursday, thenff.com can confirm.

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Why Buhari’s recent appointments amount to corruption – CLO

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Buhari

Pan-Nigerian human rights organisation, the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), on Tuesday, criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent appointment of principal aides.

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Real Madrid, Man Utd clash over De Gea deal

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Madrid...

European giants Real Madrid and Manchester United exchanged recriminations on Tuesday after goalkeeper David de Gea’s proposed move to the Spanish club broke down at the 11th hour.

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US drone strike kills five militants in NW Pakistan

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A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area Tuesday killed at least five militants, security officials said. The drone strike took place in Lawra Mandi area in the North Waziristan tribal district bordering Afghanistan, where the Pakistani military is battling Taliban militants. “A militant compound was targeted by firing

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APC-led FG will not micromanage judiciary – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the PDP to stop denigrating the judiciary by suggesting that Tribunal judges handling the various election petitions can be influenced, saying the APC-led Federal Government will not micromanage the judiciary.

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Senegal international Djilobodji seals Chelsea move

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Chelsea

French Ligue 1 club Nantes confirmed on Tuesday that their Senegal international defender Papy Djilobodji has joined English Premier League champions Chelsea on a four-year deal.

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Oil theft: NNPC to deploy drones in Nigeria’s territorial waters

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Ibe kachikwu

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Tuesday, promised to tackle the issue of crude‎ oil theft with the deployment of drones across the nation’s territorial waters to monitor the inwards and outwards movement of oil vessels.

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How social media makes the world ‘global village’

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Human-Evolution

The world indeed is changing at a speed no one could ever imagine before. The social media and mobile technologies have gone a long way in transforming the way individuals interact and also how information is shared among individuals in the society. In today’s society, from a global perspective, the social media has changed how individuals function with each other as well as how business is now conducted. From the simply daily communication to how we seek employment, social media is available.

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Funny side of social media

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Food

You just couldn’t have imagined it! Nigerians worldwide celebrated the World Jollof Rice day last week. The celebration which was much on twitter via the Hash tag #WorldJollofRiceDay, has been trending since August 22 till now. Tweets were buzzing from citizens to corporations about Nigeria’s popular traditional dishes. Nigerians shared different funny experiences and also where to find the best type of Jollof Rice via twitter.

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Relationships: My boyfriend got another girl pregnant

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pregnant-woman

I‘m devastated after my boyfriend admitted he was responsible for the pregnancy of another girl not far from where he lives. Another friend of his had told me of this pregnancy and when I confronted my boyfriend, he begged for forgiveness and said it was a drunken one-night stand and that it didn’t mean anything.

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Nigeria has no business with poverty – Buhari

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“We will never betray the people because they have risked everything. - See more at- http---www.vanguardngr.com-2015-05-we-wont-fail-nigerians-buhari-#sthash.FBqyHglO.dpuf

President Mohammadu Buhari has said that Nigerians have no business with poverty given the enormous resources which God has endowed the country with.

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Legislative aides protest unpaid severance allowances

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salaries

Legislative aides who served in the 7th National Assembly, on Tuesday protested over non-payment of their severance entitlements by the assembly authorities.

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Alleged Forgery of Senate Rule: Unity Forum withdraw case

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Senate President Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Senate

CRISIS rocking the Senate over alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders 2015 as amended as finally been nipped in the bud as Senators under the aegis, Unity Forum have withdrawn the case from the court

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Akpabio recuperating at National Hospital

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ABUJA- SENATE Minority leader and former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio who was Monday involved in a car accident on his way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is recuperating at National Hospital.

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IGP promotes Sergeant to Inspector for inventing bullet-proof vest

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Promoted-Policeman

A serving Sergeant with the Bauchi State Police Command, Godwin Hosea, has been promoted to the rank of an Inspector by the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, for sewing a bullet-proof jacket.

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`Fayose’s punishment of workers, is torture, torment, intimidation’

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Fayose-and-Ekiti-late-comer workers

Mr Augustine Ojekudo, former Chairman, Human Rights Committee, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Port Harcourt branch, on Tuesday decried Ekiti Gov. Ayo Fayose’s punishment to workers that reported late to work.

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Buhari’s Appointment: You ‘re suffering from political depression, Sani tells Fayose

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Fayose and Buhari

Lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Sen. Shehu Sani has condemned the criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointments so far, by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Monday.

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Buhari’s skewed appointments amount to corruption – CLO

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Buhari

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has followed, very keenly, the appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari since assumption of office on May 29, 2015, as well as the reactions by the cross sections of the Nigerian population both in Nigeria and overseas.

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Anti-corruption fight: Persons found wanting won’t be spared – Buhari

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Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to strengthen his anti-corruption campaign in the country, noting that his administration would not spare anyone found guilty of corrupt practices.

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U.S. supports IDPs in Adamawa with $801,000

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NIGERIAN RETURNEES FROM CAMEROUN RECEIVING THEIR MEAL  AT THE NEMA TRANSIT CAMP IN ADAMAWA RED BRICK FACTORY IN MUBI ON SUNDAY.

Abuja – The U.S. has signed a grant agreement of 801,000 dollars with the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, to improve access to education services for internally displaced persons in Adamawa. Ms Maria Brewer, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy, in her remarks at the agreement signing event in Abuja on Tuesday, said the grant was

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Breaking News: Nigerian Army retakes Gomboru Ngala from B’Haram

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Nigeria Army

The Nigerian Army has retaken the economically strategic town of Gomboru Ngala, Borno State, from the Boko Haram militants.

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50 people quarantinee after new Ebola death in S. Leone

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Fifty people have been placed in quarantine in northern Sierra Leone after the death of a middle-aged woman from the Ebola virus, medical officials said Tuesday, in a setback for the country’s bid to gain Ebola-free status.

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AUN students develop apps for teaching Hausa , Fulfulde languages

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Abuja – Dr Margee Ensign, Vice-Chancellor, American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, says Computer Science students of the institution have written a computer application for teaching Hausa and Fulfulde languages. Ensign disclosed this while speaking with newsmen at a two-day Conference on Technology-Assisted Learning in Nigerian Higher Education organised by NUC and AUN on Tuesday

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Video: Watch Jackie Chan speak pidgin, Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo on his movie in Nigeria

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Jackie

Famous Hong Kong actor and stunt artist,Jackie Chan made a shout out to Nigerians promotion of for his highly anticipated movie , Dragon Blade.

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Driver docked for impregnating 16-yr-old neighbour’s daughter

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Rape-cart

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 45-year-old driver, Ganiyu Afolabi, for allegedly impregnating a 16-year-old girl. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, ordered that the accused should be held in prison custody until Sept. 9, when the court would deliver its ruling on his bail application.

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Lawyer drags Buhari to court over exclusion of S-East geo-political zone in his appointments

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the new SGF, C0S and others

A legal practitioner, Mr. ‎Dim-Udebuani Marcel, Tuesday, dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, accusing him of violating the Federal Character principle as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, through the appointments he has made so far.

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Ambode approves recruitment of 1, 300 teachers

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teachers

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the recruitment of 1300 teachers into all public primary schools across the state.

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