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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ANALYSIS: Lagos and the problem of low voter turnout in Nigerian elections – Premium Times Nigeria

    Despite the record number of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) collected ahead of this year’s general elections, Nigeria recorded lower voters turnout in the February 23 presidential election, compared to that of 2015. It was the climax of a trend that started in 2007 when voters turnout dropped …...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Cross River guber: Gov. Ayade speaks on court sacking him as PDP candidate – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade has reacted to reports that a Lagos Court of Appeal has sacked him as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Saturday’s election. Ayade described the reports as fake because there was no such pending matter … Read...
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Rep. Omar fires back after Trump calls for her resignation – CNN

    Rep. Ilhan Omar on Wednesday rejected President Donald Trump's call for her to resign after she suggested US support of Israel is motivated by money, charging that the President is hypocritical given his history of race-baiting statements..... Read more via CNN – Get...
  4. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment ‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek reveals he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer – NBC News

    Alex Trebek, the longtime "Jeopardy!" host, revealed Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Trebek, 78, said in a video posted to YouTube he will attempt to finish out this season of "Jeopardy!"...... via Top stories – Google News – Get...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Your education is shallow’ – Ganduje attacks Kwankwaso – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has blamed Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor, for the slow education sector in the state. Ganduje on Wednesday said that Kwankwaso destroyed education in Kano during his administration because had a “shallow education”..... Read more via Daily Post...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amaechi endorses guber candidate of Sowore’s party in Rivers – TheCable

    Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has declared his support for Awara Biokpomabo, governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers state. Omoyele Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters, contested the presidential election under the platform of the AAC..... Read...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Drama as Fayemi embraces Fayose in public – TheCable

    Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state and Ayodele Fayose, his predecessor, were the cynosure of eyes at a ceremony in honour of Afe Babalola, a revered lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Babalola was honoured with the 2018 Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership at an event, which took...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Central Bank of Nigeria blocks forex for textile importation – Premium Times

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has placed access to foreign exchange for all forms of textile materials on the FOREX restriction list, the bank’s governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced in Abuja on Tuesday. Mr Emefiele made the announcement during a meeting with textile industry operators. He...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Court Affirms Kashamu As Ogun PDP Gov Candidate – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Federal High Court, Abeokuta, on Wednesday, affirmed the Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State. The court dismissed the suit filed by a member of the House of Representatives, Oladipupo Adebutu...
  10. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment See new R. Kelly mugshot after his arrest for unpaid child support – Laila’s Blog

    Check out the new R Kelly mugshot after the disgraced R&B singer was arrested for unpaid child support yesterday afternoon. R. Kelly was already out on bail on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, for which he faces 40-70 years in prison if found guilty. However, on … Read More Here Get...
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Khloe Kardashian Shares Poems On Breakup As She’s Unable To Sleep – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Khloe Kardashian has plenty on her mind in recent days. And the newly single reality star seemed to be brooding on things, as she battled insomnia in the early hours of Wednesday morning, after a night spent posting reflective poems to Instagram Stories. .. Read More Here Get more Nigeria...
  12. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Super Falcons beat Thailand 3-0 to wrap up Cyprus tourney – TODAY.NG

    Nigeria’s Super Falcons defeated Thailand 3-0 as they wrapped up their Cyprus invitation adventure in style on Wednesday. Barcelona forward Asisat Oshoala and captain Onome Ebi were among the scorers as Thomas Dennerby’s ended the tournamentwith a win..... Read More Here Get More Nigeria...
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports UCL: Man Utd knock out PSG in epic comeback – Laila’s Blog

    Manchester United has knocked out PSG from the UCL in an epic comeback at the Parc des Princes, which would be remembered for decades. United’s 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Parc des Princes was one of the most memorable nights in the long … Read More Here Get More Nigeria...
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports UEFA: FC Porto go through with extra time VAR penalty kick – P.M. News

    FC Porto converted a penalty kick awarded following a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) review three minutes from the end of extra time to beat AS Roma 3-1 on Wednesday. The win gave them a 4-3 aggregate victory to advance into the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, … Read More Here Get More...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian girls tricked into sex slavery during Russia World Cup rescued (photos/video) – Laila’s Blog

    Over 2000 Nigerian girls who were brought to Russia last year for the FIFA World Cup under the guise of being football fans have been forced into sex slavery, prostitution by the traffickers who brought them into the country. Blessing Obuson, a teenager from Edo … Read More Here Get More...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Check Out The List of the World’s Black Billionaires of 2019 – The Guardian Nigeria News

    13 black people made it to Forbes’ list of the World’s Billionaires in 2019. The list which has 2,153 people is an improvement for the black community considering only 11 blacks made it to the list last year. Afric’s richest man, … Read More Here Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari address Nigerians ahead of governorship polls (Full statement) – Laila’s Blog

    Read the full statement of President Buhari’s address to Nigerians ahead of Saturday’s governorship polls across the country. President Buhari addressed Nigerians ahead of the second and final phase of the 2019 general elections which comes up on Saturday, March 9, with Nigerians voting for …...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How APC rigged presidential election, by Galadima – Newtelegraph

    Leader of the defunct Reformed All Progressives Congress (RAPC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, in this interview with ONWUKA NZESHI, warns that the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections slated for Saturday would be worse than what Nigerians witnessed … Read More Here Get More Nigeria...
  19. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Man UTD Caretaker Coach “Ole Gunnar Solskjaer” Will Surely Get The Job – Naijaloaded

    It was a night of glamor as Manchester United made a perfect comeback against PSG last night to push them off the Champions League race. Man United caretaker coach “Ole Gunnar Solskjaer” has been conditioned to become Manchester United coach on … Read More Here Get More Nigeria Sports News
  20. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Nigerians react to Manchester United epic comeback – Laila’s Blog

    Many Nigerians have taken to social media to react to Manchester United’s epic comeback win against PSG in the UEFA Champions League. It was never expected to happen. After Manchester United lost 2-0 to PSG in their own backyard in the first leg of the … Read More Here Get More Nigeria...