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  Date: 2015-05-28

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Jonathan presents handover notes to Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday formally presented his hand over notes to the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. The presentation was done inside the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, shortly after Jonathan conducted Buhari round the seat of power. Vice President Namadi Sambo had also similarly conducted the Vice President-elect, Yemi Osinbajo, round his wing... [Read...
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Buhari arrives for Aso Rock tour

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived for a tour of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari and some aides arrived at exactly 11am. President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to conduct Buhari round the villa. Both leaders first met behind closed doors inside the President’s office.   Details later. ....
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Two teen brothers build mobile web browser

The duo of Osine Ikhianosime and Anesi Ikhianosime have rekindled hope in the future of nigeria as they entered their names in the catalogue of application developers when they built a mobile web browser that is already in use globally. Osine Ikhianosime 13, and Anesi Ikhianosime 15 who co-developed ‘Crocodile Browser Lite’ were born of same parents and both are Year nine and 11 students of Greensprings School, Anthony Campus, Lagos. While both brothers write code, Anesi designs the user interface. The post Two teen brothers build mobile web browser appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Buhari receives handover notes from Jonathan [PHOTOS]

Incoming President, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday formally received outgoing President, Goodluck Jonathan’s handover notes at the Council Chamber of Presidential Villa, Abuja. Jonathan made the presentation shortly after conducting General Buhari round the Villa. In a similar vein, Vice President, Namadi Sambo similarly conducted the Vice President-elect, Yemi Osinbajo, round his wing of the villa. The outgoing […]Buhari receives handover notes from Jonathan [PHOTOS]...
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[Full text] Jonathan’s speech at handover note presentation

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN, GCFR, ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF HAND OVER NOTES TO THE PRESIDENT-ELECT, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, GCFR THURSDAY, 28TH MAY, 2015   PROTOCOLS I welcome you all to this occasion of the formal presentation of the Hand-over notes of my Administration to the in-coming Administration of the... [Read...
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I won’t forgive Wike unless justice is done – Amaechi

THE Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday fired what seemed to be another salvo at the state Governor-elect, Chief Nyesom Wike, ahead of the Friday’s inauguration. Amaechi, who declared that he would not forgive or settle the feud between him and Wike, unless justice was seen to have been done, had on Tuesday... [Read...
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Jonathan’s telephone call Changed course of our political history – Buhari.

By Ben Agande, Abuja President elect, Muhammadu Buhari Thursday acknowledged that President Goodluck Jonathan would have made things difficult for the country if had decided to use his power of incumbency to scuttle the electoral process. Speaking at the Presidential Villa after receiving the hand over note as well as the report of the National The post Jonathan’s telephone call Changed course of our political history – Buhari. appeared first on Vanguard News....
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What Buhari promised Nigerians

On May 29, Muhammadu Buhari will take office as President of Nigeria. Expectations are high as most Nigerians expect the coming government to wave a magic wand and make all their problems disappear. The Buhari campaign which ran on a ‘CHANGE’ mantra made numerous promises to Nigerians during the campaign. The post What Buhari promised Nigerians appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Jubilation on social media over Buhari’s arrival ahead of inauguration

The social media exploded, Thursday, in jubilation from supporters of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari on his arrival ahead of the inauguration ceremony which will take place tomorrow at Eagle Square, Abuja. The post Jubilation on social media over Buhari’s arrival ahead of inauguration appeared first on Vanguard News....
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24 hours to go: Nigerians ready for showdown with Buhari over campaign promises

A popular writer once averred that heeding to promises is a remarkable core-value of honest people. It defines the level of everyman’s integrity. Truly and undoubtedly, whenever someone fails to follow through on an earlier promise, it communicates betrayal and such people are hardly ever forgiven. In less than 24 hours, Nigeria, the world’s most […]24 hours to go: Nigerians ready for showdown with Buhari over campaign promises...
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Jonathan presents handover notes, National Conference recommendations to Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday presented his handover notes and the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference to the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. The event, which took place at the Executive Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, was preceded by the guided tour of the State House complex. At the ceremony, attended by the joint transition committee, Jonathan said the documents were to assist the incoming administration to navigate and resolve most of the problems hindering the nation’s progress. The post Jonathan presents handover notes, National Conference recommend
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No regrets losing Presidency to Buhari, says Jonathan

Despite the painful loss of the Presidential election to his opponent of the All Progressives Congress, President Goodluck Jonathan, has said that he has no regret over his defeat. The post No regrets losing Presidency to Buhari, says Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Falana raises the alarm over sacking of 290 soldiers

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Thursday raised the alarm over the sacking of a total of 290 soldiers by the Nigerian Army. Falana said in a statement that ‎the letter of dismissal were distributed to the affected soldiers in Jos, Plateau State, and Ibadan, Oyo State, on Wednesday. ‎He said the soldier... [Read...
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Court dismisses suit challenging DStv rate hike

A Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out a suit seeking the reversal of the recent 20 per cent increment on DStv subscription rates. The court also declined to make an order compelling the National Broadcasting Commission to regulate the activities of MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, the operator of DStv, so as to prevent what... [Read...
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NDLEA refuses to vacate Kashamu’s home

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Thursday, beefed up its presence around the Lekki, Lagos residence of the embattled Senator-elect for Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu‎, despite its promise on Wednesday to obey the court order, ordering the agency to vacate the place. A Federal High Court in Lagos had mandated the operatives of the... [Read...
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US ‘accidently’ sends live anthrax to S’Korean army base

The United States military has mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine US states and a US airbase in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate the bacteria last year, US officials have said. The Pentagon said on Wednesday that there was no known suspected infection or risk to the public. But... [Read...
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Buhari arrives Aso Rock for tour

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, this morning arrived the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja in readiness for a tour of Nigeria’s seat of power ahead of his inauguration on Friday. Buhari and some of his aides arrived the Villa at exactly 11am. It would be recalled that the presidency had announced a while ago that President Goodluck […]Buhari arrives Aso Rock for tour...
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Uduaghan berates Delta’s accountant for disappearing before handover

Outgoing Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has described the disappearance of the Accountant-General of Delta State, Mr Cyril Agbele, six days to hand over to a new administration as done in bad faith. The governor stated this on Thursday, when Permanent Secretaries and retired PS paid him a farewell visit at Government House, Asaba, the... [Read...
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Army arrests three Boko Haram bomb makers in Gombe

Three bomb makers have been arrested in Gombe, Director of Defence Information, Chris Olukolade, has said in a statement. Details later. . .
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Niger arrests 600 for Boko Haram links – Minister

Niger’s Security Minister, Hassoumi Massaoudou, has said the country has detained and charged 643 people since February for their alleged links with Boko Haram. Massaoudou told parliament in Niamey on Thursday that the country had deployed 3,000 soldiers to a joint regional force formed with Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria to quash the Boko Haram insurgency.... [Read...
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Lagos cancels movement’s restriction for May sanitation

The Lagos State Government says it has cancelled the restriction of movement during the May edition of the monthly sanitation scheduled for Saturday. The Commissioner for the Environment, Tunji Bello, said the decision was to allow for a hitch-free inauguration of the incoming Governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, and the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. The... [Read...
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Househelp in court for stealing N15m jewellery from employer

The police, Wednesday, brought a 28 years old housekeeper, Hope Hazhi, before a Tinubu Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for stealing her employer’s jewellery worth N15 million. The post Househelp in court for stealing N15m jewellery from employer appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Avoid unnecessary appointments, NLC urges Buhari

The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Kano State, Mr. Kabir Kado, has advised the incoming administration of  Muhammadu Buhari to avoid unnecessary appointments. He gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Thursday. He cited the appointments of two ministers for each ministry by former administrations... [Read...
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Blatter welcomes Swiss, US probes

While accepting the trust of world football has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has responded to the arrest of top officials from the sport’s governing body by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working. The deepest crisis in FIFA’s 111-year history is threatening Blatter’s bid to win a fifth, four-year... [Read...
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India appoints first transgender college principal

A transgender woman has for the first time been appointed as the principal of a college in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, according to a top education official. Manabi Banerjee will head the Krishnagar Women’s College, Dipak K Kar, chairman of an education panel that selects college principals in the state, said on... [Read...
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Jonathan sends confab report to N’Assembly for approval

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday forwarded the report of the 2014 National Conference to the National Assembly, with two days to the end of his tenure on Friday (tomorrow). The tenure of the current National Assembly too will end on June 5, just eight days away. The document was forwarded to the legislature in a... [Read...
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You mismanaged our economy, Oshiomhole tells Okonjo-Iweala

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has accused the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of mismanaging the nation’s economy in the last four years and feeding Nigerians with half-truths. The post You mismanaged our economy, Oshiomhole tells Okonjo-Iweala appeared first on Vanguard News....
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Police promote 72 officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 72 senior police officers. The officers were promoted at the 12th plenary meeting of the commission held in Abuja on Wednesday, and presided over by its  Chairman, Dr. Mike Okiro, a retired Inspector-General of Police. A statement by the Head, Press and Public Relations, PSC, Ikechukwu... [Read...
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NPS confirms riot in Zaria prison

Nigerian Prisons Service confirms minor riot at Zaria Central Prison in Kaduna State, says situation is under control. Details later. . .
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Amosu advocates better funding for military

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, has advised the government against starving the military of funds in the performance of its statutory responsibility of defending the country against emerging threats. He also urged the government to develop the capabilities of the nation’s defence system and the protection of the interest of the... [Read...
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