Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has called on the people of the state to remain united to the cause of developing the state irrespective of ethnic or party differences.
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PRECEDENTS in the nationâ€™s political history indicated that the All Peoples Congress, APC, a coalition of some opposition parties will not succeed in its bid to wrest power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Afterall, in the First Republic, the United Parties Grand Alliance, UPGA, failed to dislodge the ruling NPC (Northern Peoples Congress) in the 1964 parliamentary elections.
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The Media Office of the Kogi Governor-Elect, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello has debunked the allegation that the Governor-Elect has no PVC, calling it â€œa spurious and unintelligent misrepresentationâ€.
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OUR African Business Man of the Year, Dr. Mike Adeniyi Ishola Adenuga Jr. (GCON), Chairman, Mike Adenuga Group, can be conveniently described as the triumph of African enterprise. He symbolizes the African enterprising spirit of passion, unalloyed commitment, resilience and hard work.
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A fire outbreak yesterday night razed a student hostel known as Malisia lodge at Gwalameji area, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis.
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SINCE his birth in the agrarian community of Jega on January 11, 1957, in the defunct Northern region Prof Atahiru Jega has certainly been a big story.
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The maiden Presidential Media Chat of President Muhammadu Buhari will begin by 7.00pm today, in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
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US comic Bill Cosby has been charged with sexual assault in Pennsylvania over an incident that took place in 2004, a prosecutor said Wednesday -- the first criminal charges filed against the actor after dozens of women claimed abuse. "Mr Cosby is charged with aggravated indecent assault. This is a felony," Kevin Steele, assistant district attorney for the state's Montgomery County, told reporters in Norristown, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
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Nigeria has made history in the global space technology market by becoming the first country in the Sub-Sahara Africa to manage a foreign satellite.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the â€˜newâ€™ pump prices of petrol as announced Tuesday by the Federal Government as a continuation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government by deception.
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Ambode on Wednesday apprehended two Airforce cadets in Mile 12 area of the State while dehumanizing an artisan, Dahiru Lawal for allegedly breaking the wind
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President Muhammadu Buhari, has declared that unemployed Nigerians seeking the N5,000 allowances promised by the governing party, All Progressives Congress, APC, during the presidential campaign, may be send to farms.
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I was in Uyo two weeks ago when an NTA news item brought me up short. Unfortunately, there was no writing material around to record the name of the official in one of the agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education who was being interviewed. Apparently, officials in the Ministry and its agencies had been invited to Aso Rock to brief the President about the education sector. The President had asked them why Nigerian universities had such low ratings among African and global universities. What
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government may ban the use of hijab by muslim women as a result of the use of female suicide bombers by Boko Haram insurgents.
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WITH a couple of hours to 2016, we at Vanguard Learning bring you a collection of stories that shaped 2015.
N492,034bn education budget: Tagged â€˜A Budget of Transition and Hopeâ€™ the immediate past Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of Economy, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, presented to the National Assembly the N4.3 trillion 2015 budget.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg urged India Monday to approve a controversial plan that would provide a free Internet service to the poor, his latest bid amid an escalating row with authorities.
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Investors and members of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in the agricultural sector have called on the new honourable Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe, to help in the reversal of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) forex policy that included one of their most important raw materials; Crude Palm Oil (CPO) on the â€˜not valid for forexâ€™ list.
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The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said the nationâ€™s refineries had been repositioned to produce not less than 10 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, per day.
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The regulators in the Nigerian capital market in the year 2015 focused on reforming the sector to rekindle investor confidence, which was eroded during the financial global meltdown in 2008/2009. The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC and Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE have been the major driver of this reform through regulations and enforcement , strengthening market institutions, promoting corporate governance, supporting innovative technology and prioritising cooperation both domestically