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  1. Daura: Simplicity, Contentment redefined in Buhari's abodeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Both the public and private sectors of the economy stink with stench of clandestine criminal activities. From the office of Local Government Councillor to the exalted office of nation's President, looting of public treasury stands tall.

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  2. Huge debts await Buhari, in-coming govsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE AFTER the euphoria of their electoral victories, one of the major challenges that will confront the President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari , and 20 or 21 new governors is the level of debt stock the out-going administrations will leave behind. According to the Debt Management Office, DMO, the Federal Government has a stock of $6.445 billion in external debt ) and another N7.

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  3. Lagos Leads Nigeria's Most Indebted StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    President-elect Muhammadu Buhari and the governors that will assume office for the first time on May 29 will have huge debt burdens to bear, records of the Debt Management Office has revealed. According to the DMO, the Federal Government has an external debt stock of $6.445 billion and another N7.9 trillion domestic debt totalling N9.19 trillion, as of December 31, 2014.

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  4. Now that the house has fallen; What next for the gladiators?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Vanguard

    WITH the outcome of March 28 Presidential and National Assembly elections and those of April 11 Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly elections, it is no longer news that the once powerful house with solid blocks and cement has fallen. The building did not just fall on its own.

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  5. NIGERIA : Union Bank Tackles Oluyole WarriorsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Basketball in Africa

    They have conceded two home defeats in a stretch at the 2014/2015 DSTV Men's Basketball Premier League, but Union Bank Basketball team say their losing streak would end this weekend. In fact, the Surulere boys have vowed to vent their anger on Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan in their Week Three encounter, which holds today at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos.

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  6. Atiku Calls for replacement of INEC, Security officials for Taraba Rerun PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ghanamma.com

    Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission and security officials implicated in the conduct of the April 11 governorship and House of Assembly election in Taraba State should be replaced before the rerun election in the state. Abubakar made the suggestion while welcoming INEC's decision to cancel the governorship election results in some local government areas of Taraba and declare the outcome of last Saturday's polls in the state inconclusive.

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  7. Children's suffering at the hands of Boko Haram revealed a year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Mail on Sunday

    A-listers from Michelle Obama to Angelina Jolie lent their support to the #bringbackourgirlscampaign in the hope the children could be saved. But Unicef have revealed that a year later, more than 200 of these girls remain in captivity while scores of other children have gone missing since.

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  8. Gov/State Assembly Elections of Violence: When death, destruction stalk the landRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Vanguard

    FOUR days after, the swirling dust of discontent is gradually settling following the crises generated by last Saturday's governorship and states assembly elections in Nigeria. At some point while the elections lasted, the confusion engendered by disagreements between major contenders for elective positions threatened to spin out of control and sometimes climaxed into violence and bloodshed in some states.

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  9. House of Reps: The S-South quest for SpeakershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Vanguard

    IT is no longer news that the All Progressives Congress will produce the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives when 8th Assembly of the National Assembly takes off in June. What is news is that the South-South and South-East geo-political zones may not produce any of the top leaders on account of their preference for the Peoples Democratic Party , which will become the leading opposition party in June.

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  10. Gov. Elections: Security Agents Manipulated Results To Favour APC - PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Ghanamma.com

    The national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party yesterday alleged that last Saturday's governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections were characterized by widespread irregularities, with alleged support by some security officers of Independent National Electoral Commission to the advantage of All Progressives Congress . "Evidences abound of widespread irregularities across the country with INEC rejecting results from the strongholds of PDP candidates for no just cause while accepting the figures from those of the APC," a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, said.

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  11. Gov poll: Security agents manipulated results in favour of APC -PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Vanguard

    The national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday picked holes on last Saturday's governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, saying they were characterized by widespread irregularities, with alleged support by some security officers of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to the advantage of All Progressives Congress, APC. PDP in a statement yesterday by National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, questioned the conduct of some INEC officials and security agencies, wondering if such officials were intimidated by APC's blackmail and propaganda to deliver its candidates in the polls.

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  12. Africa: FEEEDS Adovacy Intiative Launches @ the FEEEDSA Index on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    April 11, 2015 - The FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative , as part of the April 9, 2015, event with Gallup and Allafrica.com on post Nigerian Election Challenges, launched a new index, @The FEEEDS Index, powered by Gallup Analytics polling data, which focused on key political, election, economic, social, and development issues for SubSaharan Africa. CEO-FEEEDS , Ambassador Robin Renee Sanders, says the idea behind the new Index, is to provide actual polling data in these key overarching subject areas, on issues country-by-country, and various subthemes , regularly discussed by Africa experts, but not always with adequate polling and statistical data on which to refer based on independent conversations with African nations.

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  13. Gov. Yuguda: I've Fulfilled my Promises to the People of Bauchi in 8 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Ghanamma.com

    Governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda, on Monday said that his administration had fulfilled the promises it made to the people of the state in the last eight years. According to the governor, his achievements and legacies in office will speak for him after the expiration of his tenure on May 29. He commended the people of the state for the opportunity given to him to serve them as governor for eight years.

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  14. Nigeria: Ortom Ends PDP's 16-Year Rule in BenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Former Minister of State for Trade and Industries, Dr Samuel Ortom of the All Progressive Congress , has won the Benue governorship election held on Saturday. Announcing the results on Monday in Makurdi, the Returning Officer for the state, Prof.

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  15. Nigeria: Ogboru, Labour Party Supporters Protest Result Manipulations in DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    OVER 200 supporters of Labour Party, LP, Sunday protested around the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Asaba over what they described as the malpractices that trailed the result of last Saturday gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections. They chanted war songs such as "PDP is a thief", "Holy Ghost fire them" "we shall not accept fraudulent results", "enough is enough", "the thieving is too much" and others.

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  16. Africa: Peaceful Election Boosts Investor Confidence in Africa's Largest EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Whilst it is widely expected, perhaps unrealistically so, that this military man from Katsina State in northern Nigeria will be more successful in dealing with fighting the Boko Haram insurgency than his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, but it is less clear what he might do with the more technical policies that impact on the economy. Suffice to say there are enormous financial and security challenges for the President elect.

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  17. Nigeria: Dangote Moves to Produce Cement in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The management of Dangote Cement Plc has assured the government of Cameroon that it would help shore up local production of the vital product following the ban on importation of cement into Cameroon. The assurance came in the wake of the formal launching of the company's high grade 42.5 cement type into the Cameroonian market after a successful inauguration of the company's 1.5m MTPA capacity cement plant in Douala.

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  18. Nigeria: Luxury Surcharge - Private Jet Owners to Pay N3,200 Per Kilo for AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    As part of measures to ensure a more sustainable revenue profile in the 2015 budget, the federal government yesterday disclosed that all local and foreign private jet owners in the country shall pay an annual surcharge of N3,200 per kilogramme based on the weight of each aircraft. In the same vein, owning a yacht in the country now attracts an Import Adjustment Tax of 50 per cent, just as champagne, wines and spirits attract Import Adjustment Tax of 50 per cent.

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  19. Nigeria: U.S. Commends Electoral Commission, Security ForcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The United States again congratulates the people of Nigeria and the Nigerian Government on historic, well-conducted, and largely peaceful elections the weekend of March 28. The United States further commends Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission and its Chairman Attahiru Jega on the successful vote. We also recognize the professionalism with which the security services enacted their duties during the election.

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  20. Nigeria: Five Killed As Church CollapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    No fewer than five worshippers died following the collapse of the St. Anthony Catholic Church Cathedral in Oduma, Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State. A witness who spoke under the condition of anonymity on Sunday in Enugu, that the incident occurred between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday night following a downpour.

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