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32 min ago | Vanguard

NYSC insists on deployment to four key areas

In what seems like another sad news for prospective 2014 Batch 'B' corps members, the National Youth Service Corps , has dashed the hopes of several corps members intending to spend their one-year compulsory service to their fatherland at various multinational companies, such as Chevron Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria, Nigerian National Petroleum ... (more)

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32 min ago | Vanguard

N100bn TETFund unaccessed by tertiary institutions - BOT chairman

Federal and state tertiary institutions have been urged to come up with proper documentation to access the over N100 billion Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, lying fallow.

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4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Pita, Frank Edwards, Mike Abdul, Lara George Dominate At The Crystal Awards 2014

It's good to see that Gospel singers in Nigeria have their own award gala where the best gospel talents in the country are recognized.

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8 hrs ago | Vanguard

UNFPA donates computers worth N10m to health institutions in Lagos

The UN Population Fund on Tuesday donated computers and accessories worth N9.48 million to local, state and federal health institutions in Lagos State.

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10 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

An Israeli in Istanbul wants to go home

When the Turkish Airlines representative came up to me in the Lagos Airport in Nigeria and asked if I was heading to Tel Aviv, I thought he wanted to do an additional security check or something similar.

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12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Associates, Lawyers Pay Tributes To Aturu

Human rights activists, lawyers, jurists, labour leaders, members of civil society organiations and a host of others on Tuesday, paid glowing tributes to the late activist and lawyer, Mr Bamidele Aturu, at a special colloquium organised in his honour ahead of his burial on Friday in Ondo State.

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13 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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Torez, Ukraine - Its white metal shutters are down and business is slow, but this nondescript home improvement store in a decaying rebel-controlled east Ukrainian industrial town could be key to establishing who downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Several locals near the StroiDom store in Torez, about 10 miles from where the plane crashed, said ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: NDLEA Arrests Varsity Graduate With 2.185KG of Drug

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a graduate of Business Administration, Ifeanacho Somadina, with 2.185kg of substances that tested positive for methamphetamine.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Leading U.S. Hair Brand, Design Essential, Launches in Nigeria

McBride Research Labs, Inc., the globally renowned manufacturer of leading hair care brand, Design Essentials, will launch its range of products in Nigeria during a business activation event tagged "Design Essentials Launch & Consumer Awareness Day" scheduled to hold in Lagos on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Vanguard

SUBSIDY: FG, oil marketers clash over interest charge

T he Federal Ministry of Finance and petroleum products marketers are now engaged in war of words over accrued interest on bank loans on account of delayed payments of subsidy by the ministry.

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In-depth Africa

Boko Haram: Cameroon deploys troops to Nigeria border

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, on Tuesday said that Cameroon had deployed about 1,000 soldiers to Nigerian border to fight Boko Haram.

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In-depth Africa

We are winning war against Boko Haram, says Army Chief

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah, said on Tuesday in Lagos that the Army was winning the war against insurgency in the country.

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Voice of America

U.S. Embassy Training Nigeria Electoral Officials

Election posters along a road on the last day of voter registration exercises in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, Feb. 5, 2011 file photo.

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Reuters

PayPal signs "ten of thousands" customers in Nigerian launch

PayPal has signed up "tens of thousand" of Nigerians in its first week of operating in Africa's biggest economy, with consumers already purchasing items from Britain, China and the United States via its online platform, a company official said.

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Globe and Mail

PayPal launches in Nigeria with 'tens of thousands' of new signees

PayPal has signed up "tens of thousand" of Nigerians in its first week of operating in Africa's biggest economy, with consumers already purchasing items from Britain, China and the United States via its online platform, a company official said.

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In-depth Africa

Divorce Drama: 'We Had Sex Before Coming To Court'

There was a mild drama at Ejigbo Customary Court in Lagos State, western Nigeria, on Monday when a housewife, Mariam Jimoh rejected the divorce suit instituted against her by her husband, Sunday, insisting that they must continue with their 10-year old marriage.

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BBC News

Letter from Africa: Will Chibok parents switch sides?

In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa in Lagos writes that the schoolgirls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria are at the centre of a political battle between the president and his critics.

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News24

.com | 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

Cameroonians in villages that line the border with Nigeria are living in fear of Boko Haram Islamists, particularly when night falls.

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The Fresno Bee

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

In this Monday, May 5, 2014 file photo, women attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue kidnapped school girls of a government secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria, in Lagos.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

In this Monday, May 19, 2014 file photo, Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she displays her photo, in the family house, in Chibok, Nigeria.

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