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    Politics 2019: Atiku reveals what he will do if PDP picks him as presidential candidate – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar has vowed to ensure that a minimum of 21 percent of the federal budget is devoted to education if he wins the... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Sports Community Shield team news: Chelsea injury blow, Sarri without six, Mahrez Man City debut – – The Sun News

    Daily Star Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is doubtful for his side’s Community Shield clash with Manchester City with a minor knee injury. France World Cup winners N’Golo Kante and Olivier Giroud, Belgium trio Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Michy Batshuayi, plus England’s Gary Cahill, are...
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    Sports Willian returns to Chelsea training – – The Sun News

    Metro Chelsea winger Willian made his long-awaited return to first team training on Saturday as the Blues prepare for their clash against Manchester City at Wembley. The Brazilian was due back at pre-season training last week but a passport issue held up his return. Maurizio Sarri … read...
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    Sports Nadal Leads Toronto Field With Murray Missing – Channels Television

    Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will be working to increase grip atop the rankings at the ATP Toronto Masters, an event which lost an exhausted Andy Murray prior to Monday’s start. Britain’s Murray, winner of three matches.... read more via Channels Television – Get More...
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    Sports Asaba 2018: Ajunwa hails Okowa, says hosting great gain – – The Sun News

    Nigerian first Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara on Saturday that Nigeria’s hosting of the ongoing 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championships would help its athletes to aspire to be the best. “Having a major event like the Africa Championships is a good one for Nigeria; it … read...
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    World Trump letter to Kim handed to North Korea foreign minister – CNN

    A letter from US President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was given Saturday to North Korea's foreign minister at the Association of Southeast.... Read more via CNN – Get more World News
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    World Eritrean Airlines makes first flight to Ethiopia in 20 years – The Independent

    Eritrea’s national airline on Saturday made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia, the latest step in a surprise.... Read more via The Independent – Get more World News
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    Entertainment Ex Beauty Queen, Regina Askia, Slays In One-Piece Swimwear (Photos) – Nairaland

    At 50 years old, Regina Askia looks amazing! The Nollywood actress cum Nurse shared photos from her vacation with her children on her... Read more via Nairaland – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Daddy Showkey Celebrates Birthday With Throwback Photo Of His Mum And Dad – Nairaland

    Veteran Nigerian musician, Daddy Showkey is a year older today. To celebrate his special day, the legendary... Read more via Nairaland – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Movie directors can no longer afford me – Omotola Jalade Ekehinde – Vanguard Newspaper

    Nollywood sweetheart, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde used to be the face of the Nigerian film industry in years past, although still a celebrated actress in the.... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Chris Rock is coming to ‘Fargo’ Season 4 and oh what a wild role it is – Mashable

    Fargo has Chris Rock booked to star in its upcoming fourth season, but that's not even the exciting part. Season 4 of the time-hopping anthology series shifts the... Read more via Mashable – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Sports Chelsea FC reject Real Madrid offer for 27-year-old – report – The Sport Review

    Chelsea FC have turned down a £31m bid for Thibaut Courtois from Real Madrid, according to a report in England.... Read more via The Sport Review – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro If you want to have children, stay away from large fish – Prof. Ashiru – Vanguard News

    More and more Nigerian couples are struggling with infertility. Although statistics released by the United Nations showed that Nigeria is growing in population, a lot of couples battling infertility issues still hope to achieve their dreams to have children. According to the 2013 National …...
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    Metro Fighter jet destroys Boko Haram hideout in Borno – Punch Nigeria Newspapers

    The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has conducted a successful attack on a Boko Haram Terrorists’ hideout in Daban Masara in... Read more via Punch Nigeria Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 21,000 unemployed Bayelsans to benefit from SEM grants – Punch Nigeria Newspapers

    A non-governmental organisation, Visioned Skills Development Centre, says it has concluded arrangements to issue grants to 21,000 entrepreneurs in Bayelsa State through the... Read more via Punch Nigeria Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Lauretta Onochie lists many sins of Dr Saraki against APC, Buhari’s govt – Vanguard News

    Lauretta Onochie, President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on social media has again reacted to the defection of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki from the All Progressive Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. This time Onochie in an article titled ‘The Many Sins of Dr Bukola Saraki...
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    Politics Makarfi Condemns Call For Saraki’s Resignation – Channels Television

    Former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Makarfi has condemned several calls for the resignation of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. He described the call for Saraki’s resignation as an attempt to breach the constitution of Nigeria.... Read more via...
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    Politics Pro-Saraki senators insist PDP now majority in senate, to call for head count – TheCable

    Isa Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim, senators representing Bauchi central and Kwara south respectively, have warned against any move to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki. They said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in the senate outnumber those of the All Progressives Congress...
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    Politics Buhari not materialistic – Oba Akiolu – Vanguard Newspaper

    Rilwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos on Saturday compared President Muhammadu Buhari with other Nigerian past leaders and delivered.… Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    World Russia confirms proposed Syria cooperation with United States – Reuters News

    Russia’s Defence Ministry confirmed on Saturday that it had proposed cooperating with the United States on Syrian refugees and de-mining in a letter sent to the top... Read more via Reuters News – Get more World News