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1 min ago | Vanguard

EASTER: Clergies task Nigerians to pray for peace

Christian faithful in Nigeria joined their counterpart worldwide to celebrate the passion and death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday.

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4 hrs ago | Nerve News

Nigerian filmmakers seek tie-ups with Indians to take on Hollywood

Accra -, April 18 - Nigeria, one of Africa's largest nations and its most populous, is keen to collaborate with the over $2-billion Indian film industry to promote better understanding between the two countries and provide competition to Hollywood.

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8 hrs ago | Vanguard

French auto giant to begin local vehicle assembly operations in Nigeria

French automobile manufacturer, CFAO Automotive Group, on Thursday in Abuja said it was making necessary logistic arrangements to begin vehicle assembly operations in the country.

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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Africa: "Nigeria, Africa's Fastest Growing Aviation Business"

Nigerian has become the fastest growing aviation business in Africa with more new and pre-owned aircraft delivery than South Africa as at 2013.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Okoku raises funds for Greater Tomorrow Foundation

The dream of former Green Eagles midfielder Paul Okoku to put smile on the faces of less-privileged children in the society got a big boost on Thursday when the Greater Tomorrow Foundation was launched in Abuja.

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Tourism companies contribute N32bn to market capitalisation -Onyema

The Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange, Mr. Oscar Onyema, has said listed companies in the tourism sector have contributed N32bn to the market capitalisation of listed equities.

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Vanguard

Confab: What Muslims delegates should do - Clerics speak (2) Want...

A lthough the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs is representing Muslims' interest at the conference, as affirmed by Prof.

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Woman accuses Lagos DPO of rape

A 31-year-old cook, Idowu Akinwunmi, has narrated how the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Onikan Station, SP Adekunle Awe, allegedly raped, extorted and threatened her life.

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HID Awolowo, Tinubu, Osoba, others seek Yoruba unity

Widow of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, fondly called Awo, Chief H.I.D Awolowo, among others, on Thursday urged current generation of leaders to emulate the virtues of the late former Premier of the defunct Western Region.

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Nigerian museum 'X-rays' Anatsui at 70

To mark the 70th birthday of one of Africa's most accomplished living artists, a Lagos museum chose to focus on pretty much anything but El Anatsui's globally renowned work.

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What We're Reading This Weekend: Tales of Modern Women

Brain of Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui One can argue it's never been a better time to be a woman, but that doesn't make it any easier.

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I don't have worthy siblings/family - Tonto

VOLATILE and controversial Nollywood diva, Tonto Dikeh's wild streak is becoming strongly legendary and it doesn't look like the actress has any shortcoming about it.

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Teju Cole's tremendous first novel

There's a moment early in Every Day is for the Thief when the narrator-a Nigerian native who recently returned home for the i rst time in more than a decade-spies a woman on a Lagos minibus reading a novel by Michael Ondaatje.

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Muslim-Muslim ticket is political arrogance

THE rumour has been making the rounds that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is plotting to unfold a presidential ticket made up of a Muslim for President and another Muslim for Vice President in the impending 2015 elections.

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Clearance procedures in Nigerian ports still primitive - NSC boss

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers' Council, NSC Mr. Hassan Bello has said that despite several indicators of Nigerian ports' performance and efficiency, clearance procedures are yet to meet up with basic technological advancement.

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Lagos auto crashes killed 31 in three months -FRSC

No fewer than 31 persons died in 87 road accidents in Lagos State from January to March, the Federal Road Safety Corps said on Thursday in Lagos.

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Boko Haram Kidnaps Nigerian School Girls

A school girl walks past a burnt building in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, August 3, 2009.

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My Music Is Inspired By Frustration - Terry G

Popular Nigerian singer, Gabriel Amanyi popularly known as Terry G known for his energetic, weird performances in an interview revealed what inspires his kind of music.

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Lagos creates special fund for free legal services

BY DAYO BENSON Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ade Ipaye, has said that the state government will set up a special fund to assist young lawyers to give free legal services to the poor.

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BBC News

Fate of Nigeria kidnap girls unclear

The school is located not far from where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram has been carrying out attacks, as the BBC's Will Ross reports Mystery surrounds the fate of more than 100 teenage girls who were abducted from a school in the remote north-east of Nigeria.

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