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  Date: 2015-05-05

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Lose weight effortlessly

For some reasons unknown to most people, weight loss seems impossible. To them, it sounds like what a famous Nigerian musician called “story for the gods.” Some people have tried to adopt some fitness routines and even took to eating healthier foods on a daily basis, yet the figures on the scale have refused to... [Read...
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Impeached Ondo deputy gov, Olanusi now APC BoT member

Akure—THE embattled 73-year-old deputy governor of Ondo state Alhaji Ali Olanusi who was impeached last week has been appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees, BoT, of the All Progressive Congress, APC. The post Impeached Ondo deputy gov, Olanusi now APC BoT member appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Juve won’t sell Tevez

Juventus have stressed that Carlos Tevez is not for sale and they expect the Argentina striker to honour his contract with the club. Reports in Italy claimed Tevez was looking to leave the Turin giants this summer to return to Argentina despite having one year left on his contract with Juve. “I know that in... [Read...
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Buzz… social media diary

Mother of son dumped at filling station arrested Blessing Goodluck, the mother who on Thursday tortured her nine-year-old son, Kingsley, and dumped him at a filling station on Ijaiye Road in the Agbado area of Lagos, has been apprehended by the police. The PUNCH gathered that the police trailed the 23-year-old mother to Ojuelegba, where... [Read...
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Avoid tyranny of majority

According to Mark Twain, “Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to stop and reflect”. Nigerians have endured the negation of this dictum for the past 16 years with political actors in the majority lording it over the minority. The All Progressives Congress should stop and reflect on... [Read...
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Most Nigerians access Internet on mobile phones – Ericsson

A consumer lab report from Ericsson has shown that mobile phones, and not personal computers, remain the most popular means of accessing the Internet and using content services among Nigerians, with 82 per cent of them using their mobile devices to access the Internet daily. The report, ‘Internet Goes Mobile’, focused on usage of mobile... [Read...
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Landlord evicts Otuoke Varsity students from hostel over N24m rent

YENAGOA—Hundreds of returning male students of Federal University, Otuoke, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State were, Sunday, stranded as they were shut out of their hostels by the landlord over alleged inability of the school and state government to pay N24 million, being two years rent. The post Landlord evicts Otuoke Varsity students from hostel over N24m rent appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Anti-corruption strike force

To start with, there are strong indications that the soon to be No.1 citizen, Muhammadu Buhari, and his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, will charge into the battle against corruption smoking. Buhari’s promise of revisiting past probe panel reports and also ensure the reformation of the justice system is made a top priority are steps in the... [Read...
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Buhari is inheriting N1.3tn agreement with ASUU – UI VC

Outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Isaac Adewole, reflects on his tenure, OLUFEMI ATOYEBI writes What do you expect the incoming administration of Muhammadu Buhari to do to raise the standards in the education sector? I will first tell him that it is easier to get to office than to succeed in it.... [Read...
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An impassioned plea to save our youths (1)

Dear President-elect Buhari, I will like to join other patriotic and well-meaning Nigerians in congratulating you and wishing you a very successful Presidency. Your victory is auspicious, comforting and reassuring and leads me to believe that we have been given a real opportunity to start nation-building in earnest. Hitherto, the country had been in a... [Read...
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Idahosa varsity moves to permanent site

Benson Idahosa University has moved to its permanent site at Okha. The management of the university announced the development with the movement of the Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology to the campus. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie, said the movement of the faculty represented the attainment of a milestone in the history of the... [Read...
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Barcelona attack worries Boateng

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has described Barcelona’s attacking threat as “an exceptional storm” ahead of their UEFA Champions League clash on Wednesday. According to Soccerway, both sides meet at Camp Nou on Wednesday in the first leg of their semi-final off the back of differing domestic results at the weekend. While Barca stayed on... [Read...
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Samsung creates first digital village in Nigeria

Samsung Electronics West Africa is set to unveil its first digital village in the Oban community in Nigeria, which is located in the Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State. The project, which is part of the company’s strategic corporate citizenship programme, will provide access to health care and educational needs for the community,... [Read...
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Attention, Kwara govt

The people of Ero-omo, Offa Garage, Ilorin have been in total blackout for the past three weeks as the transformer that supplies electricity for the whole community got spoilt. This is drastically affecting businesses that need electricity to thrive and various homes. We therefore seek help from the Kwara State Government and public spirited individuals... [Read...
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Heritage Bank moves to improve service delivery

Heritage Bank says it has appointed three new directors as part of efforts to boost service delivery and consolidate its emergence as one of the leading banks in the country. This came about six months after the lender acquired Enterprise Bank Limited from the Federal Government-owned Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria. Heritage Bank said it... [Read...
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Fuming LAMATA buses

I keep wondering what gives government moral justification to challenge offenders when they go contrary to the l aw of the land. For about a week now, I have closely and consistently monitored vehicles in the fleet of BRT buses LAMATA operating from Ojota to Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island. The fumes emitting from... [Read...
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Ericsson opens network operations centre in Nigeria

Ericsson says it is building a new network operations centre in Lagos, Nigeria,and expanding the capabilities of its existing facility in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The company said the decision to build a new network operations centre in Lagos and expand the capabilities of its existing facility in Abidjan was to enable it to serve both... [Read...
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Does the PDP have a future?

After 16 uninterrupted years at the commanding height of federal power, losing the presidency to the opposition All Progressives Congress has sent the once powerful Peoples Democratic Party into disarray. The aftermath of the loss has triggered a massive defection of the party’s members to the APC; a move analysts consider may mar the future... [Read...
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OYERINDE: NLC, civil society groups hold memorial meeting in Benin

MEMBERS of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, human rights community, friends and associates of the late Principal Private Secretary to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Olaitan Oyerinde, yesterday, held a third year memorial meeting in honour of late Oyerinde, who was also a Deputy General Secretary of the NLC. The post OYERINDE: NLC, civil society groups hold memorial meeting in Benin appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Asthma: New report calls for caution on breastfeeding

LAGOS — A new report by the Global Initiative for Asthma, G INA, to mark the 2015 World Asthma Day today, has dismissed earlier studies that claimed beneficial effect of breast feeding on asthma prevention, calling for caution on the conflicting results. The post Asthma: New report calls for caution on breastfeeding appeared first on Vanguard News....
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E-dividend mandate’ll reduce unclaimed dividend – Shareholders

Electronic Dividend (e-dividend) was introduced to forestall the rising incidence of unclaimed dividend in the Nigerian Capital Market. Shareholders who spoke with Vanguard Investors Forum, explains how e-dividend work and its benefits over paper dividend. The post E-dividend mandate’ll reduce unclaimed dividend – Shareholders appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Stakeholders want Lagos to commit to GHG emission reduction

Participants at the just concluded 7th Lagos State Summit on Climate Change have advised the state government to continue to invest in climate change in order to promote environmental sustainability and assured future for human existence in Lagos. The post Stakeholders want Lagos to commit to GHG emission reduction appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Cardinal Arinze, others eulogize Bishop Isizoh

The Prelate emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue in the Vatican City, His Eminence, Cardinal Francis Arinze on Sunday eulogized the newly consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha Catholic Archdiocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. Denis Chidi Isizoh for his appointment as a Bishop, by the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis. The post Cardinal Arinze, others eulogize Bishop Isizoh appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Woods, Vonn separate

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports. Golf’s biggest star and the Olympic ski champion said Sunday they were breaking up after more than two years. But in ending their relationship, both were in complete harmony in their separate announcements on social media, citing busy lives and times... [Read...
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Kaduna APC transition c’ttee warns impersonators

Kaduna State All Progressives Congress, APC, Transition Committee yesterday warned fraudulent elements to refrain from carrying out deceitful activities in the name of the committee. The committee in a statement issued by its chairman, Balarabe Lawal, in Kaduna, said anyone found impersonating committee members or carrying out any illegal act in the name of the...
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History will judge me –Katsina gov

Outgoing Katsina State governor, Ibrahim Shema, yesterday said history would judge him on whether he succeeded or failed in the eight years of his administration. Shema stated this during the 9th National Conference of the College of Administration and Management Studies at Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic in the state. He told a large gathering of...
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Change we are expecting

Come May 29, 2015, the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, will be saddled with the management of a dwindling revenue base vis-a-vis a growing consumption culture. It is amazing that we spend more than 80 per cent of our budget to maintain public office holders with a population less than five per cent that of the country.... [Read...
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Maritime Cup: NAGAFF lose to SIFAX

Defending champions National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders were beaten 3-0 on Saturday by SIFAX Group in the opening game of the 7th Ships and Ports Soccer Challenge. The competition, tagged the 2015 Maritime Cup, was played at the National Institute of Sports pitch, National Stadium, Lagos. SIFAX began the rout of their opponents... [Read...
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Rory seals Match Play title

World number one Rory McIlroy added the WGC World Match Play Championship to his four majors with a 4&2 victory over US journeyman Gary Woodland in Sunday’s final, AFP reports. Northern Irishman McIlroy, who turns 26 on Monday, was playing in his second WGC Match Play final, having lost to Hunter Mahan in the 2012... [Read...
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Man treks from Abuja to Otuoke to honour Jonathan as ‘Hero of Democracy’

Mr. Oladele John Nihi from Kogi state has started trekking from Abuja to Otuoke, the hometown of President Goodluck Jonathan, to celebrate him (Jonathan) as the hero of democracy. The post Man treks from Abuja to Otuoke to honour Jonathan as ‘Hero of Democracy’ appeared first on Vanguard News....
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