Buhari to address the nation

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The All Progressive Congress Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, will address the nation on his electoral victory.

Wide spread jubilation in Ibadan

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There was wild jubilation in Ibadan Tuesday as residents in Sabo fired crackers to celebrate the victory of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidates. The post Wide spread jubilation in Ibadan appeared first on Vanguard News.

Okorocha congratulates Buhari

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has congratulated Gen. Muhammadu Buhari for emerging victorious at the presidential election.

Fire razes property worth millions in Rivers

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A tanker loaded with petroleum product yesterday fell and caught fire at Ada George Road destroying property worth millions. The post Fire razes property worth millions in Rivers appeared first on Vanguard News.

Jonathan congratulates Buhari, Tinubu

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It has been reported that President Goodluck Jonathan has called his major challenger and the likely-winner of the 2015 presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC to congratulate him. The post Jonathan congratulates Buhari, Tinubu appeared first on Vanguard News.

South African court finds Nelson Mandela’s grandson guilty of assault

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Nelson Mandela's eldest grandson and current member of parliament, Mandla Mandela, was convicted of assault by a regional court on Tuesday. Local media reported that this followed an alleged road-rage incident in 2013. Mandela, who is also a traditional chief in the Eastern Cape village of Mvezo where his famous

Easter: FG declares April 3, 6 public holidays

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The Federal Government on Tuesday declared Friday April 3 , and Monday April 6 as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday celebrations ,respectively. The post Easter: FG declares April 3, 6 public holidays appeared first on Vanguard News.

Judiciary won’t be used to change election results, CJN ‎assures Nigerians

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, Tuesday, assured that under his leadership, the judiciary would not subscribe to any plot to change the outcome of elections through the instrumentality of the court. The post Judiciary won’t be used to change election results, CJN ‎assures Nigerians appeared first

FCT banks close operation for security reasons

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Most commercial banks in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, shut down there operations at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, following alledged security challenges occassioned by the general elections.

Poll portends stable oil prices in Q2

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Oil prices should stabilise in the second half of 2015 as consumers respond to a period of much cheaper fuel, a Reuters’ poll of analysts showed on Tuesday. The survey of 34 analysts also predicted that oil prices would rise in 2016 and 2017. The survey showed that the North

APC claims victory in election ahead of INEC’s declaration

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Nigeria's main opposition on Tuesday claimed victory in the country's tense general election, as its candidate, former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari pulled ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan. The post APC claims victory in election ahead of INEC’s declaration appeared first on Vanguard News.

Expert links excess expulsion of hormone in brain to over sleeping

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Dr Ikechi Chijioke, a medical practitioner in Blessed Specialist Hospital, Onitsha, Anambra, said on Tuesday that over sleeping in adults could be pointers to brain flaws. Chijioke told newsmen in Abuja that sleeping was necessary for every individual, but some people were experiencing excess sleep which was also referred to

Election results announcement: Police urge Lagos residents not to panic

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The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday urged the people of the state not to entertain any fear as all parts of the state were under its surveillance. The Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, advised the residents to go about their normal businesses peacefully without

Orubebe’s drama, part of a larger plot, says APC

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All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation has asked Nigerians to be watchful of impending distasteful actions by agents of the Peoples Democratic Party, as the drama orchestrated by the former minister of Niger Delta, Elder Peter Godsday Orubebe during the collation of presidential election results on Tuesday, was the beginning

2 Catholic bishops to challenge Rome on consecration of bishops

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Two renegade Catholic bishops on Tuesday at a remote monastery in Nove Friburgo, Brazil, expressed their willingness to consecrate a new generation of bishops in apparent challenge to Rome. French Bishop Jean-Michel Faure, said the new group “rejected Pope Francis and his new religion" and would not engage in a

Why Orubebe disrupted proceedings at INEC collation centre

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THE Peoples Democratic Party,PDP,has protested the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC,to investigate the petition of the opposition All Progressives Congress,APC,against last Saturday's Presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State. The post Why Orubebe disrupted proceedings at INEC collation centre appeared first on Vanguard News.

Jega lied, we took our petition to INEC secretariat—Orubebe

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The representative of the Peoples Democratic Party at the Presidential Collation Centre, Mr. Godday Orubebe has faulted the claim by the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attaihiru Jega that the People Democratic Party, PDP, did not submit its petition through the right channel of communication.