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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bayero University reportedly translates physics, chemistry, and maths textbooks into Hausa to help learning –

    Bayero University, Kano, has reportedly translated physics, chemistry, and mathematics textbooks into the Hausa language to aid learning. A twitter user, with the name Muhd El-Bonga Ibrahim, has hailed the development as very good work, saying it will help those who find it difficult to speak...
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    Metro Alleged fraud: EFCC ransacks Shehu Sani's Abuja residence – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today December 8th, conducted a search at the Abuja home of former Senator Shehu Sani. The operatives stormed the apartment in Wuse, Abuja at about 3:30pm to look for incriminating evidence against the former Kaduna senator...
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Breaking: Trump delivers official statement after Iran attacked bases housing US troops in Iraq –

    President Donald Trump has delivered an official statement reacting to Iran’s retaliatory attack on military bases housing the United States’ troops in Iraq. The US president also said Iran "appeared to be standing down"..... Read more via – Get more World...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World No Americans Were Harmed In Last Night Attack – Trump – Tori News

    US President, Donald Trump has said no Americans were harmed in the attack on US military bases by Iran....... Read more via Tori News – Get more World News
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    World Iran’s foreign minister insists they don’t want a war after missile strikes – Dailymail News

    Iran‘s foreign minister has insisted they do not want a war despite firing more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq housing American troops in a revenge attack for the U.S. drone strike that killed their top Iranian general..... Read more via Dailymail News –...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Iranian missiles: Trump tweets ‘All is well, so far so good’ – P.M. News

    US President Donald Trump has tweeted a response to Iranian missile attacks on US bases in Iraq early on Wednesday. Although Trump promised to make a statement later today on the attack, he said “all is well” and “so far so good”, along with his boast about America’s military power.... Read...
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Canada says its soldiers safe in Iraq – P.M. News

    Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance tweeted Tuesday night that all the country’s military personnel in Iraq are safe. The Canadian Forces have flown dozens of Canadian, American and other allied troops out of Iraq ahead of Iranian missile strikes on multiple military...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Oil prices soar as Iran hits US Iraqi bases with missiles – P.M. News

    Oil rose sharply, with U.S. crude rising nearly $3, on Wednesday after the U.S. said its forces in Iraq were attacked by Iranian ballistic missiles, raising the prospect of a regional conflagration that could cut oil supplies..... Read more via P.M. News – Get more...
  9. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports #CAFawards: Ighalo, Chukwueze, Ndidi and Osimhen snubbed as no Nigerian player made CAF Team of the year – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    No Super Eagles player was named in the 11 man team list released by African football’s governing body, CAF during it’s annual end of year Awards gala in Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt Tuesday night..... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More...
  10. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports ‘The worst we’ve played’ – Solskjaer slam Man Utd’s first-half performance against Man City –

    The Red Devils manager was unhappy with how his side played in the first 45 minutes of their semi-final clash. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer felt Manchester United‘s first half against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday was the worst they have … Read more via –...
  11. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Carabao Cup: Man City Outclass Man United At Old Trafford In 1st-leg Semi-final – Complete Sports

    Manchester City took a big step towards a third successive Carabao Cup final with a 3-1 victory over rivals Manchester United in their first-leg semi-final clash at Old Trafford on Tuesday.... Read more via Complete Sports – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports CAF crowns Sadio Mane, Oshoala best of African football – P.M. News

    Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year. Both players were crowned at a star-studded ceremony … read more via P.M. News – Get More...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro US versus Iran: UK mentions 18 Nigerian states its citizens must avoid, issues strong travelling advisory (see list) –

    The United Kingdom on Tuesday, January 7, issued a travel advisory to its citizens penciling at least 18 Nigerian states to either avoid totally or only visit when it is really necessary. The advisory from the UK comes amid the tension between the United States of America and Iran … Read...
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    Metro Here are the 10 most powerful passports in Africa right now – Pulse Nigeria

    Newly released statistics from the Henley Passport Index show an overall decline in the value of African passports over the past 10 years. The report, which ranks passports based on their total visa-free score... Read more via Pulse Nigeria – Nigeria – Get More...
  15. Nigeria World News

    World Iran launches second round of missiles attack against US – P.M. News

    Iran launched on Wednesday a “second round” of attacks against bases holding U.S. troops in Iraq, the Tehran-based Tasnim news agency said on Wednesday. The second round of attacks started an hour after the first phase took place, the agency reported..... Read more via P.M. News –...
  16. Nigeria World News

    World Ukraine Airlines with 180 passengers crashes in Iran –

    A Ukraine Airlines plane reportedly suffering technical difficulties has crashed near Tehran airport. Emergency crews have been dispatched to the crash site but cannot assist because the area is currently ablaze.... Read more via – Get more World News
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    World Iran fires more than a dozen missiles at US military bases in Iraq, threatens to attack Dubai, Israel if US responds – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Pentagon has confirmed that Iran launched missiles at US military and coalition forces in Iraq on Tuesday. January 7th in response to the killing of its top general, Soleimani. According to the Pentagon, Iran fired more than a dozen missiles. "It is clear that these missiles were launched …...
  18. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Nicki Minaj’s waxwork at Madame Tussauds looks nothing like her and fans are crying – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Nicki Minaj is one of the most recognisable performers in the world but, unfortunately, the same can’t be said for her new waxwork at Madame Tussauds. The Super Bass rapper had the, ahem, privilege of her new wax figure being unveiled today at Madame Tussauds museum..... Read more via Ladun...
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    Entertainment Naira Marley fires back at pastor who called him out, shares screenshots of his leaked sex tape – Pulse Nigeria News

    Naira Marley isn’t letting sleeping dogs lie as he retweets screenshots of Pastor Chris Omashola’s leaked sex tape on Twitter. Naira Marley has reacted to the prophecy from a pastor, Chris Omashola who said he was a demon by sharing screenshots from the pastor’s leaked sex tape..... Read...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro CAN replies presidency, accuses Buhari’s govt of aiding Boko Haram, ISWAP –

    The war of words between the Christian Association of Nigeria and the presidency is still ongoing. The religious body has accused the federal government of supporting activities of terrorist groups in the country.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News