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    Politics Obasanjo Administrations Were ‘Sumptuous Spectacular Failures’ – Soyinka – The Trent News

    Wole Soyinka, Africa’s first Noble Leaurent in Literature, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s record labelling the latter’s eleven years as leader of Nigeria – as military head of state and civilian president – as a “sumptuous spectacular failures”. Professor Soyinka’s assessment...
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    Politics Governor Ortom dissolves state executive council – BusinessDay News

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has approved a partial dissolution of the Benue State Executive Council. A statement by the secretary to the state government, Anthony Ijoho, says four commissioners and seven special advisers are to however retain their portfolios. The four commissioners...
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    World Woman who accused Justin Trudeau of groping her at music festival speaks out – Yahoo News

    A woman who accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of groping her almost two decades ago has broken her silence – saying she stands by her account but considers the matter closed. In a statement to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, former newspaper reporter … Read more via...
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    World World watching Zimbabwean polls as Zanu-PF confident of re-election – Daily Nation | Home

    Not since South Africa voted for Nelson Mandela in 1994 has an African election been so closely monitored. Nor has an outcome been so eagerly and anxiously awaited. And seldom, if ever, can a ruling party have been so … Read more via Daily Nation | Home – Get more...
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    Entertainment XXXTentacion Signed $10 Million Album Deal Before His Death – The New York Times

    A few weeks before he was shot and killed last month, the 20-year-old rapper XXXTentacion was on the phone with the record executive who had taken the first chance on him, hammering out a contract for his much-anticipated next release.... via The New York Times – Get...
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    Entertainment Actor, Jude Orhorha Celebrates Wedding Anniversary with Lover – ModernGhana News

    It is indeed a happy weekend and month as Nollywood actor, Jude Orhorha, and his pretty wife have been able to sustain their home front for the past 11 years. The actor is one of many who has been able to maintain a good record in the movie industry and … via ModernGhana News –...
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    Entertainment Between Adesua Etomi and a fan who called her a fool because she is not yet pregnant – Laila’s Blog

    Taking to Instagram to share a video of her dancing as she recounted all the reasons for her to be.... via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Sports Barcelona midfielder Paulinho returns to Chinese Super League – News

    Paulinho has returned to the Chinese Super League, agreeing a move from Barcelona to Guangzhou Evergrande after less than a year in La Liga.... read more via News – International – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Former NBA player Tyler Honeycutt dead after shootout with police – USA Today

    Former NBA and UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt was found dead on the scene Friday in Southern California after a shootout with police members of his family....... read more via USA Today – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer, Serena Williams & Rafael Nadal play on Manic Monday – BBC

    With all of the men's and women's last 16 singles ties taking place, it is one of the most exciting days in the tennis calendar. Defending champion Federer faces French 22nd.... read more via BBC – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro Fear Grips Delta Residents As Cultists Hold Convention, Recruit New Members – Tori News

    There was pandemonium in Asaba, Delta state capital, yesterday as the dreaded ‘Aye’ Confraternity have billed their convention to hold at undisclosed location within Asaba metropolis today to initiate new members. The panic it triggered across the state.... Read more via Tori News –...
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    Metro Presidency worries over killing of another Nigerian in South Africa – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has expressed worry over the killing of another Nigerian in South Africa. The Nigeria Mission in South Africa had on Sunday confirmed the killing … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Metro OMG: Woman Pours Hot Water On Housemaid For Sleeping On Couch – Naijaloaded

    Christiana Eze, a 31-year-old woman, has been arrested by the International Federation Of Women Lawyers, FIDA, for pouring hot water on her 13-year-old house maid, Beauty, for allegedly sleeping on her couch. The incident happened on the 3rd of July, 2018 … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Politics Buhari’s ex-ADC, Jokolo blasts Sultan, northern elites over Dasuki’s plight –

    A former Aide de Camp (ADC) to President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the perceived level of injustice and complacency in the northern region of Nigeria. Al-Mustapha Jokolo balsted the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar and some Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read Naija...
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    Politics Nigeria may cease to exist in 12-yrs time- Gen Momah – Vanguard News – Vanguard News

    A former Minister of Science and Technology and one time Adjutant General and Commander, Training and Doctrine Command, Major Gen. Sam Momah has warned that Nigeria may cease to be as a … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    World Brazilian Court Orders Release Of Ex-Leader Lula – Channels Television

    A Brazilian appeals court on Sunday delivered a surprise ruling ordering the release of former president Luiz Inacio. Lula da Silva, 72, who has been jailed since April for corruption and could now be released within hours... Read more via Channels Television – Get...
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    World Chiwenga woos Zimbabwe Indian community – Bulawayo24 News

    Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga has told the Indian community that they are not aliens but Zimbabwean citizens and should embrace the national development agenda which will spell a new chapter for the country’s socio-economic development. Dr Chiwenga was speaking in...
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    Business Nigeria’s new national airline to commence operation this year – Minister – Premium Times Nigeria

    The proposed national airline for Nigeria would be unveiled before the end of the year, the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has confirmed. Mr Sirika, a former pilot, gave the assurance while receiving the Outline Business Case Certificate of Compliance for the establishment …...
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    Business BPP Unveils e-Government Procurement System – Thisdaylive

    The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has commenced the process of implementing a unified e-Government Procurement (e-GP) system, that will integrate with existing systems to provide a centrally and unitary collaborative government procurement platform for all public procurement at the federal...
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    Entertainment Laura Ikeji says her court wedding photos were photoshopped – Laila’s Blog

    Fashion Entrepreneur Laura Ikeji, who got married to her husband Ogbonna Kanu in 2017, has disclosed that her court wedding photos..... via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News