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  1. Nigeria World News

    World The US Fast-Tracked a Novel Coronavirus Test to Speed Up Diagnoses – Wired

    The FDA has given emergency authorization to a new test that promises to help public health labs meet a potential surge in cases. On Tuesday, the US Food and Drug Administration issued emergency authorization of a diagnostics test for the... Read more via Wired – Get...
  2. Nigeria World News

    World Turkey plane skids off runway and splits in Istanbul – BBC

    A passenger plane has skidded off the runway and broken into three pieces on landing at an airport in Istanbul, injuring 52 people, officials say. The Pegasus Airlines jet was carrying … Read more via BBC – Get more World News
  3. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Shannen Doherty: Yes, I’m Dying of Breast Cancer – The Hollywood Gossip

    For those wondering just how dire of a condition Shannen Doherty finds herself in at the moment, following a diagnosis of stage IV breast cancer, the actress herself has come right out and said it.... Read more via The Hollywood Gossip – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics NASS has commenced consultation with Executive to quicken passage of PIB – Lawan – Businessday NG

    Senate President, Ahmad Lawan revealed on Wednesday that the National Assembly has commenced consultation with the Executive arm of government to enact a fresh version of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and ensure its immediate passage.... Read more via Businessday NG –...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG seeks Nigerian Senate’s approval for another $22.8billion external loan –

    The federal government’s aggressive borrowing is still on course despite criticisms. The government is now seeking the approval of the Senate for concessionary external borrowing of $22.8 billion raising a few eyebrows in the.... Read more via – Get More...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Okada ban: School pupil killed as police use live bullets to disperse protesters in Lagos –

    Another family has been thrown into mourning in Lagos as their little child has become the latest victim of the ban on Okada in Lagos. The pupil, a girl, was killed after being hit by a stray bullet during a clash by police and Okada riders in the.... Read more via –...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 17-Year-Old Stabs Husband To Death Over Phone Charger In Katsina – Tori News

    A 17-Year-Old girl has been arrested for stabbing her husband over a phone charger. A 17-year-old housewife, Rabi Rabi’u, who stabbed her husband, Shamsu Salisu, to death in Katsina State last.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria’s New Visa Policy: Here’s everything you need to know – Pulse Nigeria News

    The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has rolled out the new Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP). It was lauched on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Business Insider SSA has compiled a list of everything you need to know. A new Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP) has been officially launched.... Read more...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Okada protest: Police arrest 34 suspects in Lagos – P.M. News

    The Lagos State Police Command says 34 suspects have been arrested in Wednesday’s riot at Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria following state government’s ban on okada and tricycle riders.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Heartbreaking! Stray Bullet Kills School Girl As Okada Riders And Police Clash In Iyana Ipaja (Graphic Video) – Tori News

    A school girl has been killed after she was hit by a stray bullet during the clash between Okada men and the Police. The clash between okada riders and police officers in Iyana Ipaja has allegedly left a student dead.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business Dangote is reopening Nigeria’s biggest tomato plant – Pulse Nigeria News

    Seven months after shut down, Dangote Farms is reopening its tomato processing plant. Owned by Africa’s wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote, the farm is dubbed Nigeria’s biggest tomato plant, launched to cut paste importation from China and make Africa sufficient in local production.... Read more...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Yinka Mafe, ex-lawmaker, dies on 46th birthday – TheCable

    Yinka Mafe, immediate past majority leader of Ogun state house of assembly, is dead. Mafe was said to have complained of chest pain after which he slumped and died on Tuesday evening... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Scientists discover potential off-switch for type-2 diabetes – New Atlas

    Scientists at Yale University investigating the mechanisms at play in type-2 diabetes have discovered a new way they may be able to apply the brakes to the condition. The breakthrough centers on a new understanding of how... Read more via New Atlas – Get more World News
  14. Nigeria World News

    World Nancy Pelosi Tears Up Trump’s Speech At State Of The Union Address – Nairaland

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday ripped up her copy of President Trump's prepared remarks at the conclusion of his State of the Union address. As Trump finished speaking and most lawmakers stood to applaud, Pelosi stood, took the printed copy of Trump's speech and.... Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Lil Wayne reveals he is 53% Nigerian (video) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A video making rounds online captured moment American superstar rapper, Lil Wayne disclosed he is 53% Nigerian. According to the rapper, he got to know about his Nigerian side after a genealogy search was conducted by.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get more...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Emir Sanusi faces fresh probe by Ganduje – P.M. News

    The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi ll, is facing a fresh probe by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission. This time, it is not about alleged misspent money, but over alleged sale of landed properties belonging to the Kano Emirate...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Don’t Let Terrorists Divide Us, Buhari Urges Nigerians – Thisdaylive

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja urged Nigerians not to allow terrorists to divide them along the fault line of religion, saying there was no place for members of Boko Haram whose stock in trade is to force people to renounce their faith..... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Liverpool to battle Chelsea in FA Cup fifth round – P.M. News

    Liverpool’s 1-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town on Tuesday night in a fourth-round replay sets up a meeting with Frank Lampard’s side. The fifth match round will be played at Stamford Bridge and.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  19. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Davido buys Patek Philippe wristwatch worth N16M for Chioma ahead of Valentine’s day [Photo] – Pulse Nigeria News

    It’s not even Vals day yet and Davido is already spoiling his soon to be wife, Chioma with beautiful gifts. Davido has gotten for his soon to be wife, Chioma a wristwatch worth N16M as a gift ahead of Valentine’s day..... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – Get more...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment American rapper Snoop Dogg trolls BBNaija’s Diane with old photo –

    American rapper, Snoop Dogg, recently trolled BBNaija star, Diane Russet. In a recent Instagram post, he shared a photo of her asleep from her time in the BBNaija house.... Read more via – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News