Nigeria Newspapers: Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines [4th October, 2018].

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Today's Vanguard Newspaper, Sunday 25th November 2018

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Abe: My knees are for God, I will never kneel for Amaechi
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
SENATOR Magnus Abe yesterday firmly rebuffed claims that he had crawled back to the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for political rehabilitation saying that he would never kneel down before him for political gain.Continue reading Abe: My knees are for God, I will never kneel for Amaechi at Vanguard News.
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Flood : Come to our aid, Okowa begs FG, private sector
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
DELTA State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, appealed to the Federal Government and the organised private sector to assist flood victims in the state with relief materials. Continue reading Flood : Come to our aid, Okowa begs FG, private sector at Vanguard News.
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Getting business loans from banks Wema Bank (5)
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
We have come to the second section of this discussion on Wema Bank’s SME-focused credit facility. As a catch up on what was discussed in the first section which came in four parts, the key information was that the bank has special offers or services for small businesses.Continue reading Getting business loans from banks Wema Bank (5) at Vanguard News.
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Entrepreneurs should limit bank credit to 10% of needed funds ‘ Maduka
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The Founder and Chief Executive of Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka, said entrepreneurs should limit bank credit to not more than 10 percent of what is required to build their businesses.Continue reading Entrepreneurs should limit bank credit to 10% of needed funds ‘ Maduka at Vanguard News.
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FG cuts MSMEs registration cost by 50%
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The federal government has approved a 90-day special window, from October 1 to December 31, 2018, for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to register their business at 50 percent reduction in cost from N10,000 to N5,000.Continue reading FG cuts MSMEs registration cost by 50% at Vanguard News.
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Poor Independence Day celebration indicates lack of unity in Nigeria ‘IPOB
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
NNEWI’THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday said that the alleged lacklustre attitude and response by Nigerians towards the October 1 independence celebration has exposed Nigeria’s disunity and pretence by Nigerian leaders towards unity in the country.Continue reading Poor Independence Day celebration indicates lack of unity in Nigeria ‘IPOB at Vanguard News.
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Confusion mars Imo gov primaries as Uzodinma, Nwosu emerge winners
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
OWERRI’DISCORDANT tunes yesterday heralded the declaration of results of Imo APC primaries with Kogi Police Commissioner, Ahmed Gulak who presided over the panel that conducted the primary declaring Senator Hope Uzodinma as the APC gubernatorial candidate. But in a twist, the secretary of the panel went ahead and declared Uche Nwosu, Okorocha’s in-law the winner of the primaries.Continue reading Confusion mars Imo gov primaries as Uzodinma, Nwosu emerge winners at Vanguard News.
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Poor Independence Day celebration indicates lack of unity in Nigeria ‘IPOB
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
NNEWI’THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday said that the alleged lacklustre attitude and response by Nigerians towards the October 1 independence celebration has exposed Nigeria’s disunity and pretence by Nigerian leaders towards unity in the country.Continue reading Poor Independence Day celebration indicates lack of unity in Nigeria ‘IPOB at Vanguard News.
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Nigeria to partner Korea on job creation’Ngige
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has spoken of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to job creation through bilateral collaboration between Nigeria and the Republic of Korea in the area of technical and vocational education.Continue reading Nigeria to partner Korea on job creationNgige at Vanguard News.
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NLC fixes February 2019 for delegates’ conference
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Labour Con-gress, NLC, has fixed its national delegates’ conference, NDC, for February 5,6 and 7, 2019 in Abuja.Continue reading NLC fixes February 2019 for delegates conference at Vanguard News.
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5 dead, 8 vehicles, 2 buildings, 5 shops razed in Akure petrol tanker fire
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
NO fewer than five persons, including a toddler, were feared dead last night in Akure, the Ondo State capital, after a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of fuel fell, and started a fire that razed eight vehicles, two buildings and shops.Continue reading 5 dead, 8 vehicles, 2 buildings, 5 shops razed in Akure petrol tanker fire at Vanguard News.
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Experts to proffer solution to herders/farmers clashes at The Nation/TVC summit
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Solutions to the incessant herders/farmers clashes across the country will be the focus of discussion at the summit on conflict resolution in Abuja on Monday.Continue reading Experts to proffer solution to herders/farmers clashes at The Nation/TVC summit at Vanguard News.
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Probe killings of APC supporters in A-Ibom ‘Ex-DIG
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Former Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr. Udom Ekpoudom, has called on the Nigeria Police to investigate the killing of three supporters of All Progressives Congress, APC, during the governorship primary of the party.Continue reading Probe killings of APC supporters in A-Ibom ‘Ex-DIG at Vanguard News.
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Investments in telecom sector now grow at $5bn per quarter ‘ NCC
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said investments in telecoms sector now grow at about $5 billion every quarter.Continue reading Investments in telecom sector now grow at $5bn per quarter ‘ NCC at Vanguard News.
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Air Force jet crash victim gets comprehensive scholarship
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
ABUJA’MINISTER of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Muhammad Bello, yesterday, awarded a comprehensive scholarship to 15-year-old Miss Elizabeth Elijah, who was hit by last week Friday’s Air Force jet that crashed on her father’s farm.Continue reading Air Force jet crash victim gets comprehensive scholarship at Vanguard News.
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Anambra South: Okwuosa accuses Uba of causing problem in APC
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
A senatorial aspirant for Anambra South, Chief Azuka Okwuosa yesterday accused the senator representing Anambra South, Senator Andy Uba of causing uncertainty in the political system, insisting that his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to APC was like introducing a kind of cancer in a system.Continue reading Anambra South: Okwuosa accuses Uba of causing problem in APC at Vanguard News.
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MSMEs need incentives for voluntary conformity to standards ‘ SMEDAN
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has urged policymakers to provide incentives aimed at ensuring voluntary conformity to standards by Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).Continue reading MSMEs need incentives for voluntary conformity to standards ‘ SMEDAN at Vanguard News.
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Still on Osun governorship election
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
After the Osun State governorship election, Nigerians have moved on. It is needless, they will tell you, crying over spilt milk. You are told, if you insist on a modicum of decency in our national conduct, that there is nothing anybody can do about the mess or to those responsible for the muddle.Continue reading Still on Osun governorship election at Vanguard News.
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Soyinka, Ogunbodede,others eulogise Late Prof.Oluwasanmi
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Notable Nigerians mostly from the academia, recently converged at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, to celebrate the late 2nd Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Hezekiah Oluwasanmi who died about 25years ago for his outstanding contributions to the citadel of learning.Leading the pack of discussants at the event was Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka who described Professor Oluwasanmi as a deep thinker of note whose legacies in the university
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Brain Drain: How fake news scares Nigerian graduates in diaspora
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The fake news many Nigerians publish on social media is making our undergraduates and graduates in the diaspora averse to returning home to invest their wealth of knowledge in the economy according to Mrs Rose Omonubi, Director of Nubi Education Counselling Limited whose consultancy services students desirous of studying in the U.K., Canada, USA, Ireland, Netherlands, Dubai, Malaysia, China and Australia.While lamenting the brain drain in Nigeria, she believes there is nothing wrong in Nigerians
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APC primaries : Buhari wades in to douse tension in states
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
THE intrigues, crises and complaints trailing the All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries across the country continued, yesterday, as President Muhammadu Buhari met with Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai and the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.Continue reading APC primaries : Buhari wades in to douse tension in states at Vanguard News.
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PDP Sen primaries: Akpan, Ekpene, Eyakenyi emerge flag bearers in A-Ibom
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
AKWA Ibom State People’s Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday witnessed a peaceful conduct of the senatorial primary across the three senatorial districts of Uyo, Ikot Ekpene and Eket senatorial districts of the state.Continue reading PDP Sen primaries: Akpan, Ekpene, Eyakenyi emerge flag bearers in A-Ibom at Vanguard News.
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NLC bombs Ngige over NSITF board
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
THE National Executive Council, NEC, of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has mandated the leadership of the union to take all necessary actions to force the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, to inaugurate the board of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.Continue reading NLC bombs Ngige over NSITF board at Vanguard News.
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Edo IGR set to soar, deploys Tech-based revenue collection scheme
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The Edo State Government has deployed its innovative technology-based revenue administration scheme which automates the entire process of revenue administration from capture, profiling, assessment generation and notification through to cashless settlement and is set to boost internally generated revenue in the state by expanding the tax net and enhancing payment convenience for citizens.Continue reading Edo IGR set to soar, deploys Tech-based revenue collection scheme at Vanguard News.
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Charred body from Jos pond not missing General’Army Hqtrs
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Abuja’The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that the charred remains of a dead man pulled out of Du Pond in Jos, Plateau State, is the missing Major General Alkali(retd).Continue reading Charred body from Jos pond not missing General’Army Hqtrs at Vanguard News.
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Two APC aspirants reject results of gov primary in C-River
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Aformer Minister of Culture, Chief Edem Duke, and Mr. John Odey, who were governorship aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State have rejected the outcome of the party’s primary election in the state, describing the exercise as a charade.Continue reading Two APC aspirants reject results of gov primary in C-River at Vanguard News.
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CBN explains reduction in foreign reserves
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The recent reduction in the level of the nation’s foreign reserves has nothing to do with on-going political activities, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said.Continue reading CBN explains reduction in foreign reserves at Vanguard News.
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Air Force jet crash victim gets comprehensive scholarship
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
ABUJA’MINISTER of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Muhammad Bello, yesterday, awarded a comprehensive scholarship to 15-year-old Miss Elizabeth Elijah, who was hit by last week Friday’s Air Force jet that crashed on her father’s farm.Continue reading Air Force jet crash victim gets comprehensive scholarship at Vanguard News.
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Imo APC Gov Primary: Okorocha blasts Gulak over allegation of kidnap
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
OWERRI’IMO State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, hit back at Ahmed Gulak, for saying that an attempt was made by Okorocha’s loyalists to kidnap him (Gulak) in Owerri, during the Tuesday October 2 governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. Continue reading Imo APC Gov Primary: Okorocha blasts Gulak over allegation of kidnap at Vanguard News.
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Enyimba fall to Raja in Aba
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Enyimba of Aba could not make the best of home advantage in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final clash against Raja Casablanca of Morocco, as The People Elephant fell 1-0 in front of their teeming fans on Wednesday.Continue reading Enyimba fall to Raja in Aba at Vanguard News.
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Members speak on expectations as minimum wage c’ttee reconvenes
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
TODAY, the 30-man tripartite national minimum wage, NMW, committee will reconvene possibly to complete work on a new NMW, after its unilateral adjournment by the Federal Government through Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, who is its Deputy Chairman.Continue reading Members speak on expectations as minimum wage cttee reconvenes at Vanguard News.
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NUC approves Caleb University PhD Architecture,BSc Cyber Security
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved PhD and eight other programmes for Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State.The approval is contained in a letter addressed to the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ayandiji Daniel Aina dated 31st August, 2018 and duly signed by Dr. G. B. Kumo, Director of Academic Planning for the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC). It reads in part: ‘I am directed to inform you that the management committee during its meeting of Friday 31st Aug
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Organised labour to FG: Release withdrawn Bayelsa Paris Club refund
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Following the Federal Government’s recall of the Paris Club Refund belonging to Bayelsa State, the organised labour in the state has called on the government to release N24.16 billion belonging to the state.Continue reading Organised labour to FG: Release withdrawn Bayelsa Paris Club refund at Vanguard News.
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14 of 20 Borno gov aspirants back Zulum’s victory
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Fourteen of 20 aspirants, who vied for All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship ticket in Borno State, have endorsed the outcome of the primary, upholding the victory of Professor Babagana Zulum.Continue reading 14 of 20 Borno gov aspirants back Zulum’s victory at Vanguard News.
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Man impregnates 13-yr-old daughter he’s been sleeping with since she was 7
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
A 35-year-old man, Friday Moses, has been arrested by the Police in Benin, Edo State capital, for impregnating his 13-year-old daughter.Continue reading Man impregnates 13-yr-old daughter he’s been sleeping with since she was 7 at Vanguard News.
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Ex-NBA boss, others urge FG to intervene in Innoson, GTBank feud
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Former Vice-President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Monday Ubani; President, Consumer Rights Advocacy Council, Sola Salako-Ajulo; President, Arewa Consultative Youths Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima; rights activist, Agba Jalingo and lawyer, Liborous Oshoma, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to intervene in the feud between Chairman of Innoson Group, Chief Innocent Chukwuma and GT Bank.Continue reading Ex-NBA boss, others urge FG to intervene in Innoson, GTBank feud at Vanguard Ne
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I didn’t assault people during Delta APC primaries ‘Okotete
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Executive Director, Business Development, NEXIM Bank, Mrs. Stella Okotete, has described as false, an online publication that she threatened people with thugs during the governorship primary election of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, saying she did not participate in the exercise.Continue reading I didn’t assault people during Delta APC primaries ‘Okotete at Vanguard News.
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C-River APC demands arrest of Niger Delta Minister
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
CROSS River State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on law enforcement agencies to arrest the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Usani, for allegedly inciting people against the party.Continue reading C-River APC demands arrest of Niger Delta Minister at Vanguard News.
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Ogah wins Abia APC parallel gov primary
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
UMUAHIA’AFTER much intrigues, rancour, accusations and counter accusations, the Donatus Nwankpa-led faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia State, has at last, held its governorship primary election and returned Dr. Uche Ogah the winner with 86, 875 votes, beating five other contestants.Continue reading Ogah wins Abia APC parallel gov primary at Vanguard News.
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The battle for the states: How they stand
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The battle for the states: How they standContinue reading The battle for the states: How they stand at Vanguard News.
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Osun Guber: Oyetola receives Certificate of Return, vows to run inclusive govt
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
GOVERNOR-ELECT of Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, yesterday, promised not to disappoint the people of the state just as he vowed to run an all-inclusive government.Continue reading Osun Guber: Oyetola receives Certificate of Return, vows to run inclusive govt at Vanguard News.
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I’ll return Imo to PDP ‘Tambuwal
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
A presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday boasted that he would return Imo State to the PDP in the 2019 general elections.Continue reading Ill return Imo to PDP ‘Tambuwal at Vanguard News.
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Nigeria, S. Africa, Angola dampen Sub-Sahara Africa economic recovery ‘ World Bank
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The World Bank has ascribed the slower pace of economic recovery in Sub Saharan Africa to equally sluggish expansion experienced in Nigeria, Angola and South Africa.Continue reading Nigeria, S. Africa, Angola dampen Sub-Sahara Africa economic recovery ‘ World Bank at Vanguard News.
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Lagos APC primary : A-Z of intrigues that led to Ambode’s ouster
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
High level intrigues for political ascendancy in Lagos State ended abruptly yesterday after somersaults by the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship election panel.Continue reading Lagos APC primary : A-Z of intrigues that led to Ambodes ouster at Vanguard News.
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Breaking : NWC panel declares Abiodun winner of Ogun APC Primaries
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The Ogun State Governorship Electoral Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC),on Wednesday night, declared Prince Dapo Abiodun, as the party’s flagbearer in the 2019 general elections.Continue reading Breaking : NWC panel declares Abiodun winner of Ogun APC Primaries at Vanguard News.
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Wema Bank partners DBN to fund MSMEs
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Wema Bank Plc said it has entered into partnerships with Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) to improve access to cheaper funds for small businesses in Nigeria, recently.Continue reading Wema Bank partners DBN to fund MSMEs at Vanguard News.
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DBN unveils TV commercials on its SME loans
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has unveiled a television commercial to be broadcast across various platforms to educate Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on how to access DBN loans, through various Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs).Continue reading DBN unveils TV commercials on its SME loans at Vanguard News.
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2019: Buhari begs for time to constitute campaign team
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has told his party members that he will soon bring all speculations to an end by naming a Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) to lead the All Progressives Congress, APC, to victory in the February 2019 general elections.Continue reading 2019: Buhari begs for time to constitute campaign team at Vanguard News.
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Capital Bancorp proposes strategy for stock market recovery
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
An investment expert and the chairman, Capital Bancorp Plc, Mr Tola Mobolurin, has advocated a complete review of strategy to boost investor confidence in order to re-position Nigeria’s stock market in the wake of on-going inclement operating environment characterized by downward trend in virtually all performance indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE.Continue reading Capital Bancorp proposes strategy for stock market recovery at Vanguard News.
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