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  1. Kogi APC governorship aspirant, brother die in auto crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    By Abdulsalam Muhammad KANO - Kano based Kogi politician, and APC Governorship aspirant, AbdulAziz Omeiza Aliyu, his younger brother, Salmanu Adeiza Aliyu lost their lives in a fatal road crash at Jere town along Kaduna - Abuja federal highway. Family spokesman, Abubakar Aliyu told Reporters in Kano that the incident occurred Saturday afternoon while he was returning from Abuja alongside his younger brother in a chattered vehicle.

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  2. 'Jonathan, Obasanjo and the gaps in Soludo's thesis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    Former Central Bank Governor Charles Soludo, recently, claimed that the government's poor management of the economy had resulted in the loss of N30 trillion. According to him, his estimates are based on rough calculations covering oil theft, money that ought to accrue to foreign reserves, unbudgeted oil subsidy payments, Customs duty waivers, leakages through self-financing government parastatals, unremitted sums by the NNPC, among others, Expectedly, the allegation triggered a combative response from the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngtozi Okonjo-Iweala, who described Soludo as Nigeria's worst CBN Governor ever.

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  3. Card Reader Test Review: Worries over failure rate in parts of the NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    Despite the supposed good intentions of Professor Attahiru Jega, National Chairman of Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the much touted magic of the Smart Card Reader, SCRs, may have suddenly become a victim of the Nigerian syndrome. Whereas there had been clamour for Jega to use the Card Readers at previous elections with a view to perfecting the use of the machines before this year's more sensitive and strategic general elections, the INEC Chairman behaved as though every other opinion did not matter.

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  4. PDP Wants To Arm Twist Buhari Into Prosecuting APC Chieftains - Campaign OrganizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organization has accused the PDP-led federal government of working extra hours to raise malicious charges against the leaders and suspected financiers of the APC using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in order to force its presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , to "try his own men" in a test of his bid to fight corruption without fear or favour.

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  5. Mortal Kombat X Roster: Every New And Returning Character Confirmed So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    Netherrealm Studios has been announcing Mortal Kombat X characters left and right over the past few months. You may have missed a few of these reveals so here's a full list of every character revealed thus far.

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  6. Clark lampoons Buhari; lists Obasanjo, Tinubu, Tambuwal, Amaechi, others as corrupt personsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Vanguard

    By Henry Umoru ABUJA- FORMER Federal Commissioner for Information and South South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday lampooned the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, retd who said that he will not probe leaders who have been overseeing Nigeria's affairs from 1999 till date, saying that with that position, Buhari had nothing to offer Nigeria and not sincere with his anti- corruption crusade.

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  7. Polls Postponement Turned Out A Blessing To Nigerians, Says SamboRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Sambo, who spoke with newsmen, explained that holding it as earlier scheduled would have prevented 23 million eligible voters from exercising their civic responsibility. "The INEC extended the period for the distribution of the PVCs to March 22, otherwise 23 million Nigerians would have been short changed", he said.

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  8. Nigeria: Police Neglect Widows of Cops Slain By Boko Haram - StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian Police Force is not only failing to pay all the financial benefits owed to the families of their officers killed in action against Boko Haram militants, but in some cases sexual favours and kickbacks have been demanded of the widows in return for the dues they did receive, according to new research in the northern city of Kano's police command. The study, by the Kano-based Centre for Information Technology and Development , sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation, presents the results of interviews with nine widows of policemen who had been based in Bompai and Hotoro barracks.

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  9. Alison-Madueke seeks diversification of Oil Revenue BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has declared that the Ministry and its parastatals are focused on mitigating the effects of lower crude oil prices by directing efforts and investments towards the diversification of oil revenue base in 2015 and beyond. Speaking at the 2014 budget performance and 2015 budget defence presentation before the House of Representatives Joint Committee on Petroleum Resources-Upstream, Downstream and Gas Resources, Mrs. Alison-Madueke stated that the ministry will expand its revenue frontiers by enhancing gas operations, expanding retail outlets and increasing refineries' capacity utilization while at the same time minimizing the losses.

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  10. Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir Of Kano, in Washington for Housing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Weekend

    Agreement offers prime example that business goes on despite Nigeria's current challenges, including a close presidential election, Boko Haram violence, and depreciating currency due to falling oil prices. International Green Structures and Nigeria's Countrywide Housing Company today along with the Nigerian delegation met with the Export-Import Bank of the United States about a $5.7 million pilot project to build sustainable housing in Kano, Nigeria.

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  11. We're Not Afraid Of Card Reader For Polls Buta - SamboRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The Presidency on Thursday broke its silence on the planned use of card readers for the 2015 general elections as Vice President Namadi Sambo declared that the Peoples Democratic Party is not afraid of the use of the technology. Rather, Sambo said the ruling party was more concerned that no eligible voter is disenfranchised in the March 28 and April 11 elections.

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  12. Give Jonathan benefit of doubt - AbdusalamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Vanguard

    Former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar, on Tuesday urged Nigerians to give President Goodluck Jonathan the benefit of doubt on his promise that general elections would hold as re-scheduled.

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  13. Illegality of Jega's terminal leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Vanguard

    By Femi Falana, SAN BEFORE the simulated postponement of the general election scheduled to hold on February 14 & 28, 2015, Chief Edwin Clark and some ethnic champions had called for the removal of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission , Professor Attahiru Jega. On account of the closeness of the group to the Presidency not a few Nigerians believed that the Federal Government had decided to fire the INEC helmsman.

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  14. IMF not dictating economic policies -FG, World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Vanguard

    THE Federal Government said, yesterday, that there was no truth in allegations that the nation's economic policy measures were being dictated by the International Monetary Fund, IMF and the World Bank. President Goodluck Jonathan's administration had been accused of doing the bidding of the two institutions by devaluing the Naira twice in less than six months.

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  15. ACL: CAF shifts Pillars, Tetouane matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Vanguard

    K ano Pillars have been given a lifeline by CAF as their Champions League game against Moghreb Tetouane has been postponed by a week following the armed robbery attack that left five players injured last Thursday. In a series of tweets via the club's official account on Monday night, Sai Masu Gida confiirmed that the game against the Moroccan side has been shifted by a week.

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  16. Media Advisory: Business Discussion Featuring H.H. Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir Of KanoRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | PR Log

    International Green Structure and the Initiative for Global Development host a special luncheon with Muhammadu Sanusi II on the occasion of his special visit to Washington D.C. PRLog - March 10, 2015 - WASHINGTON -- International Green Structure and the Initiative for Global Development announced today that they will be hosting a special luncheon with His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. The Emir and his delegation are visiting the United States for special meetings with IGS, an American company working on a sustainable housing project in Kano, Nigeria.

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  17. Buhari, APC Lack Moral Right To Participate In March 28 Polls - FayoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has asked the All Progressives Congress and its presidential candidate, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw from the March 28 presidential election.

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  18. Thugs held Sambo hostage in KanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Vanguard

    Vice President Namadi Sambo had a raw deal in the hands of suspected thugs in Kano, Monday, when he was held hostage for 20 minutes before a negotiated settlement. The incident occurred at the old campus of Bayero University Kano shortly after the number two citizen rounded up official engagement in the university.

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  19. Fayose wants APC, Buhari to withdraw from presidential raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Vanguard

    A do Ekiti -Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its presidential candidate, General Mohammadu Buhari , no longer have moral rights to participate in the March 28 presidential election having lied to Nigerians on several occasions. According to a press statement issued in Ado-Ekiti by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, the governor noted with dismay the contemptuous manner in which the APC and Buhari hold Nigeria and its people.

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  20. Buhari Is As Old As My Mother; He Cannot Survive The Rigours Of Presidency - FayoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has asked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress and the party's presidential candidate, Major General Mohammadu Buhari to apologize to Nigerians for frequent lies told to Nigerians on very critical issues. He also described Buhari as being too old to survive rigours of presidency.

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