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    Metro Man remanded in prison for killing stepbrother in Ondo – Laila’s Blog News

    A man, Odunayo Ikudehinbu, has been remanded in prison by a High Court sitting in … Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Jealous woman ‘has stepdaughter, 9, gang-raped by her son and friends’ – mirror

    A nine-year-old girl was gang-raped by her teenage stepbrother and his friends on the orders of her stepmum who then strangled her, police say. The suspect, 36, allegedly took the child to a forest, and made her 14-year-old son and his mates, aged 14 and 19, to take turns … Read more via...
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    Sports Can Usain Bolt really make it as a footballer? – The Conversation

    What to do when you’ve won it all? After the 2017 World Championships and a truly stellar career, Usain St Leo Bolt bowed out of the sport he dominated for so long. Fame, fortune, and a personality to match, it’s hard to imagine Bolt was short of offers … read more via The Conversation –...
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    Metro Tuberculosis: the curable disease on the rise, and how to tackle it | Ending TB – the Guardian

    It’s an airborne disease that kills millions every year, and affects the lives of millions more, yet it is curable and could ultimately be eradicated – but only if governments and the public make a concerted push to do so By Sue George Tuberculosis features among the top … Read more via the...
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    Politics APC describes Saraki’s presidential aspiration as a huge joke – TheCable

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the aspiration of Senate President Bukola Saraki to be the country’s number one citizen is a huge joke. Saraki, who dumped the ruling party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had declared his intention to run for president in 2019. Accusing the...
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    Entertainment MTN Project Fame 2013 Winner, Olawale Turns Taxi Driver To Fund Studio Session (Video) –

    These days are definitely not the best time for 2013 Project Fame winner Olawale Ojo who according to new report is now a cab driver. According to writer Tope Delano, who sat down for an interview with the singer, the vocal powerhouse is now a cab driver who decided on the job to be able to...
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    Metro Nigerian Migrant Jumps From Five Storey Building In Germany To Avoid Deportation (Photos/Video) –

    A Nigerian man was rushed to the hospital after allegedly falling from a five storey building in a migrant camp in Germany. According to media reports, the migrant jumped from the building... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Lagos Wedding Called Off Due To Food Clash Between Bride and Groom Families –

    Some things that happen in wedding these days makes you wonder if people will survive the marriage in itself especially where the situation appears to be that of an "arranged" wedding, See this twitter thread of some guys that got married this weekend in Lagos.... Read more via...
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    Politics APC chieftain in Benin dumps APC for PDP, places curse on anyone who goes back to APC – Tribune

    A BENIN high chief and Edo state chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (rAPC), Chief Osamede Adun has placed a … Read more via Tribune – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    World About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York: CDC – Reuters

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – As many as 100 passengers and crew reported feeling ill on Wednesday during an Emirates flight from Dubai to New York, and health workers were evaluating them as the airplane sat on the tarmac of JFK International Airport, authorities said. The emergency services are seen...
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    World Former Taliban Hostage Accuses Canadian Husband of Abuse – Vice

    Boyle and Coleman in captivity with two of their children. Taliban media via Twitter. A woman held hostage by the Taliban for five years says that her husband, also a hostage, abused her while the two were held captive. For five years, Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman were held … Read more...
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    Entertainment Wole Soyinka hosts Onyeka Nwelue to a private screening – BellaNaija

    Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, after congratulating Onyeka Nwelue over his Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nominations, hosted him and his cast and crew … via BellaNaija – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Metro Gabriel Weinberg’s answer to What does Google know about me? –

    Did you know that unlike searching on DuckDuckGo, when you search on Google, they keep your search history forever? That means they know every search you’ve ever done on Google. That alone is pretty scary, but it’s just the shallow end of the very deep pool of data that … Read more via...
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    Politics [OPINION]: 2019 elections: No funding, no electoral reform –

    It’s 163 days to the February 16 commencement date for the two-legged 2019 general election. However, and strikingly too, barely five months to the sixth general election in this Fourth Republic, the funding proposal for the election has yet to be approved by the National Assembly while the...
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    Politics 2019: Nigerians tired of your Brand, APC tells Saraki – Vanguard News

    The All Progressives Congress APC has welcomed the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki into the 2019 Presidential Race on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, but with a reminder to him that Nigerians have become … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More...
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    Politics Group pays N45m to buy APC presidential form for Buhari – Premium Times Nigeria

    A group has paid the N45 million required required by President Muhammadu Buhari to buy the presidential form of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), a presidential aide has said. The group’s action comes barely 24-hours after the formal announcement of dates for the APC primaries...
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    Politics Medical bodies demand upward review of El-Rufai’s budget for health – The Nation Nigeria

    As the Kaduna State House of Assembly begins work on the N155bn 2019 budget estimates submitted to it by Governor Nasir El-Rufai, implementing partners of Partnership For Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) have demanded for upward review of the health budget. The PACFaH partners...
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    Politics Falana: Those who cornered our commonwealth shouldn’t talk of restructuring – TheCable

    Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says those who have cornered the country’s commonwealth should not be allowed to talk of restructuring. Falana made the submission on Wednesday when he delivered a paper at the Mike Okonkwo annual lecture in Lagos.... Read more via TheCable –...
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    Politics 2019: Kwankwaso Exposes How PDP Is Better Than APC - Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Kano Governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has said that the opportunity given to the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration in 2015 was not being handled properly. Speaking during a visit to the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu on Tuesday, Kwankwaso said Nigeria faces...
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    World Facebook chief says internet firms in ‘arms race’ for democracy – TODAY.NG

    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said late Tuesday that the leading social network and other internet firms are in an arms race to defend democracy.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more World News