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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez join Anna Wintour at Tom Ford Hollywood fashion show (Photos) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Amazon boss, Jeff Bezos, and his ‘fiancee’ Lauren Sanchez couldn’t get their hands off each other as they attended the Tom Ford Hollywood fashion show in Los Angeles on Friday. The world’s richest man, 56, and his rumored fiance, 50, who sat on the front row held hands … Read more via Linda...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 100 Gunmen on motorbikes attack 3 Niger communities – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Scores of gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) have attacked Gurmana, old Gurmana, and Ashirika communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, in central Nigeria. The armed men stormed the communities at about 10:00 am … Read more...
  3. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Many Homes Will Break If Nigeria Approves Same Sex Marriage – Bobrisky – Naijaloaded

    Nigerian cross-dresser Bobrisky has taken to social media to speak on same-sex marriage. According to Bob, should the government of Nigeria approve same-sex marriage today, many homes will be broken According to Bobrisky, she knows many of the closeted gays but will rather … via Naijaloaded...
  4. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Singer Iyanya Charged For Car Theft In Dispute With Former Management Firm – The Trent

    Iyanya Mbuk, a former Mavin artiste, has been charged with alleged car theft by the Police Special Fraud Unit, PSFU, in Ikoyi, Lagos State. He was on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, taken to court and arraigned before Justice Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court, according.... via The Trent...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World British Couple Arranges Hitman To Kill Their Son – The Guardian Nigeria News

    West London husband-and-wife Kavaljitsinh Mahendrasinh Raijada, 30, and Arti Dhir, 55, are accused of plotting the hit-man murder of her 11-year-old adopted son Gopal Sejani in India in a report by... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Canada’s PM arrives Africa to canvass support for top UN seat – Premium Times Nigeria

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Addis Ababa for the African Union Summit on Friday night, seeking to galvanise support for his country ahead of an upcoming contest for a seat at the influential United Nations Security Council. Canada has been locked in a contest with …...
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Korean mass wedding ceremony goes ahead despite coronavirus fears as blushing brides don face-masks for big day – The Scottish Sun

    A SIX-thousand strong mass wedding went ahead in South Korea despite 24 confirmed cases of deadly coronavirus in the region. Scores of newly matched couples tied the knot in the Unification Church ceremony, with one follower saying she was nonplussed by the virus as the wedding was … Read...
  8. Nigeria World News

    World Drug smuggling to Germany on the rise, government says – Vanguard News

    Attempts to smuggle drugs into Germany has increased considerably over the past couple of years, the government said on Friday. Finance Ministry figures showed that 918 kilograms of heroin were seized by customs officials in 2019, compared to just 62 kilos in 2017.... Read more via Vanguard...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Lion Mauls Female Worker To Death In South Africa – Channels Television

    Lions mauled to death a 21-year old woman on a South African private game reserve where she worked and lived, police said Saturday. The woman, identified as Swans Van Wyke, was attacked on Thursday afternoon “while performing her duties” on the reserve in the northern-most province of …...
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business FG Gives Two-Month Ultimatum To Roadside Gas Dealers – Channels Television

    The Federal Government has given marketers of cooking gas to clear out illegal and roadside dealers within two months or face a clampdown on activities of retail outlets in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The ultimatum was given by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) at a …...
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Davido, Teni, others thrill fans at Access bank Lagos marathon – Vanguard News

    Davido Security official had torrid time controlling the crowd as they battled to catch a glimpse of the Ace Musician, David Adeleke (Davido) one of the guest musicians at 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the “30 billion Gang crooner, Davido...
  12. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Afrobeat musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and his white envelope – Vanguard News

    Those who got really close to Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, says he was a bundle of wits and humor. Veteran journalist, Alhaji Usman Abudah, was once offered white envelope by the musician. Abudah did a story on Fela after visiting him at his Agege Motor Road, Lagos abode. … via...
  13. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Yul Edochie reveals what wrecks many male Nollywood practitioners – Vanguard News

    One of Nigeria’s most popular and successful actors, Yul Edochie, son of legendary actor, Pete Edochie may have opened a can of worms by his assertion on Twitter a couple of days back.... via Vanguard News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Replicate Free Trade Zone in Nnewi, make it Nigeria’s manufacturing hub’ – Fmr Presidential Candidate, Kingsley Moghalu tells govt – Daily Post Niger

    The Federal Government has been urged to make Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria’s manufacturing hub, as a panacea for attracting foreign investment. Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank and former presidential candidate of the Young Peoples Party (YPP), Prof Kingsley Muoghalu made the call...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sokoto to take N65.7bn Loan for Agriculture, Infrastructure Devt – Thisdaylive

    Sokoto State government Friday said it will soon procure a N65.7billion loan to fast track agricultural development, housing, health, water resources, judiciary and service delivery. The loan, according to the state government, will be procured from internal financial sources.... Read more...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nnamdi Kanu alerts IPOB members over imminent arrest – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Saturday, alerted his members that there will be a surprise search in Abia State. Kanu in a tweet on his Twitter page said he received information that the Nigeria Army will launch surprise searches in … Read more via...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Insecurity: Nigeria does not belong to any group or persons – Sen. Jang – Daily Post Nigeria

    A former Presidential Aspirant under the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) prior to the 2019 general elections and immediate past governor of Plateau State, Sen. Jonah Jang, has called on government at all levels, security operatives as well as stakeholders to rise...
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Wilder: It’s going to be dangerous for Fury – Vanguard News

    “You never know what to expect with Fury, but one thing for sure that is hard to believe is him knocking me out in 2 rounds, and being the aggressor,” said Wilder to BT Sport. “I really can’t see that at this point in time, but who knows? … read more via Vanguard News –...
  19. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Go watch Fury fight Wilder, Oboh tells Joshua – Vanguard News

    Former British and Commonwealth Lightheavyweight champion Peter Oboh has sent advice to compatriot and world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua to travel to America and watch his main rivals, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury trade punches February 22. The winner of that fight is likely...
  20. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Tyson Fury’s dad offers David Haye £100k ahead Deontay Wilder rematch – TODAY

    Tyson Fury’s dad, John, has offered former heavyweight champion David Haye a £100,000 bet after backing his son to beat Deontay Wilder later this month. The Gypsy King will go toe-to-toe with the Bronze bomber as the two undefeated stars go at it in Las Vegas. Fury’s comeback fight … read...