Shell agrees to start clean up of 2008 Niger Delta oil spill

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Shell has agreed with Nigerian fishing community of Bodo in the Niger Delta to start the clean up of two devastating oil spills in 2008, activists and locals said Saturday. The post Shell agrees to start clean up of 2008 Niger Delta oil spill appeared first on Vanguard News.

How Mayweather won the richest fight in history

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Floyd Mayweather danced his way to a unanimous decision over frustrated Manny Pacquiao here Saturday to win the richest fight in history and cement his place in the pantheon of boxing greats. The post How Mayweather won the richest fight in history appeared first on Vanguard News.

Buhari would heal wound of the N’Delta people – Ex-militants

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MEMBERS of the All Progressive Congress, APC Security Committee in the Niger Delta States have stated that they are optimistic that the President-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd) would implement developmental strides aimed at healing the wounds of the Niger Delta people. The post Buhari would heal wound of the N’Delta

Gunmen in military gears kill scores in Plateau villages

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Tarok communities in Wase local government area of Plateau State were on Saturday attacked by gunmen in Military gears with yet to be specified number of persons mostly women and children killed. The post Gunmen in military gears kill scores in Plateau villages appeared first on Vanguard News.

Military hands over 275 Children,and Women to NEMA

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The Nigerian Military on Saturday formally handed over 275 women and children rescued from the terrorists' stronghold-- Sambisa forest-- to officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for rehabilitation. The post Military hands over 275 Children,and Women to NEMA appeared first on Vanguard News.

Key moments in Mayweather triumph

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"He had moments in the fight but I kept him on the outside. I was a smart fighter, I outboxed him," said Mayweather as his opponent made his lonely way back to the dressing room.

Mayweather vows to retire after September bout

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Floyd Mayweather earned a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday and reaffirmed his plan to retire after his next bout in September The post Mayweather vows to retire after September bout appeared first on Vanguard News.

I thought I won the fight — Pacquiao

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Manny Pacquiao insisted he believed he'd beaten Floyd Mayweather after his unanimous points defeat here Saturday The post I thought I won the fight — Pacquiao appeared first on Vanguard News.

Mayweather beats Pacquiao by decision

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Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision on Saturday in their long-awaited welterweight world title showdown The post Mayweather beats Pacquiao by decision appeared first on Vanguard News.

How Buhari helped the cause of Igbo, Yoruba, others – Kenny Martins

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In this second part of the interview with Kenny martins, he reveals how late General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and General Buhari resolved their differences arising from the 1985 coup. More interesting, however, he talks about General Buhari’s leadership abilities which he believes would solve many knotty problems in the country

I’ll celebrate title for 5 mins—Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho says he will only take five minutes to celebrate before turning his thoughts to next season if Chelsea seal the Premier League title ttoday. The post I’ll celebrate title for 5 mins—Mourinho appeared first on Vanguard News.

Right of Reply: Do not falsify Nigeria’s political history: Give Jonathan his due credit

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“But those of us who are a bit more historically minded should know that concessions have been made in power by those who consider Nigeria far above their personal interest. It is on record that Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe won the 1957 elections, for which the British colonial Governor-General, Sir James

Echoes of Chibok girls’ rescue trails freedom for 687 hostages

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The founding of Boko Haram in 2009, with base in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, by the late Mohammed Yusuf, was a matter of serious concern not only to the people of the region or the country, but also the world at large. The post Echoes of Chibok girls’ rescue trails

Ikedife, ex-Ohanaeze boss, leads Ndigbo to Buhari, pledges Igbo loyalty

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Notable Igbo leaders, including retired army generals, led by the former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Dozie Ikedife, have appealed to the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to give Ndigbo their pride of place in his in-coming administration, not minding that Ndigbo did not give him massive vote during the just

Senate presidency: Crisis hits North East Senate Caucus

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Even as the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is yet to resolve the disagreement over the zoning of positions in the party, the North-East Caucus of the Senate has been hit by crisis over who emerges as its candidate for the Senate presidency. The post Senate presidency:

The Move of the Holy Spirit (2)

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Have you ever had a prayer-meeting where, instead of praying, you groaned? Paul counsels that we should: “pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers.” (Ephesians 6:18).

Advertising guru, Biodun Shobanjo, Troyka, bag awards at Europe Business Assembly

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The award, which came on the heels of the 70th celebration for Shobanjo is given to Chief Executive Officers (CEO), company owners and top managers who have given significant inputs to the successes of their companies by advancing the best management practices and services for employees and customers. The post

The so-called APC’s ban on AIT

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One of the headline news of the week which ended yesterday was the story that the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari had directed his aides to ban the Africa Independent Television (AIT) from covering his activities. From my personal knowledge of Buhari, I ourightly disbelieved the story.

2015 POLLS: Electoral offenders will go to jail – INEC chief Igini

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Mike Igini is the Resident Electoral Commissioner REC) in Edo State. In this interview, Igini reviews the just concluded general elections and suggests the need to set up a tribunal where electoral offenders will be prosecuted. He commends President Goodluck Jonathan for accepting defeat at the polls and expresses optimism