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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Attacks on the Media Continue Unabated in Nigeria – Nigeria – ReliefWeb

    There has been a string of arrests of media personalities and suspensions of media outlets in Nigeria. Recently, some of the arrests have been related to support for a protest tagged “Days of Rage” and #RevolutionNow, against.... Read more via ReliefWeb – Get More...
  2. Nigeria Business News

    Business This is what Dangote’s deal with NNPC is all about – Pulse Nigeria News

    NNPC and Dangote have a deal that the state run oil company considers very strategic. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will partner with the ‘under-construction’ Dangote refinery in Lagos, in a bid.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – Get more...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business Strong growth in Nigeria underpins solid MTN half-year results – TechCentral

    MTN Group’s first-half earnings rose as Africa’s largest wireless carrier pushed ahead with an asset disposal plan and saw strong profit growth in its biggest market of Nigeria.... Read more via TechCentral – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business European refiners cultivating a taste for Nigeria’s Egina crude – Hellenic Shipping News

    Nigeria’s newest export crude, the medium sweet Egina, is proving popular with European refiners due to its high distillate yields, with output from the Total-operated field close to its full capacity... Read more via Hellenic Shipping News – Get more: Nigeria Business...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ‘Good Samaritans’ Save Catholic Priest from Assassination in Nigeria – Church Militant

    A group of under-armed locals successfully drove away a gang of 15 heavily armed terrorists who came in the dead of night to assassinate a priest in north-central Nigeria, wrote a former U.S. State Department official Tuesday. Read more via Church Militant – Get More...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Hajj 2019: 300 Pilgrims Arrive Saudi Arabia With Forged Visas – The Trent Newspaper

    Saudi authorities have discovered some 300 forged visas during the first phase of the 2019 Hajj operations. Suleiman Abdullazeez Alyahya, the director general, Directorate of Passport, disclosed this at the... Read more via The Trent Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria to Become World Capital City of Open Defecation – UNICEF –

    Indications emerged Wednesday that in less than two months, Nigerian would emerge the capital city of open defecation in the world with over 47 million still practising open defecation in the country.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Drama As Indian Man Swallows Rat Poison In Lagos After Being Arrested For N116m Fraud – Tori News

    An Indian man has reportedly swallowed rat poison in the city of Lagos after he was arrested for N116m fraud. An Indian national, Lokesh Parwani, who allegedly attempted suicide after he was arrested.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Heartbroken Nigerian couple who lost 3 sons to street violence in London beg for justice – Face2Face Africa – Face2Face Africa

    A Nigerian couple recently left people heartbroken after narrating the events leading up to the deaths of their three sons in London. The couple, Linda and John Burke-Monerville, living in London, have demanded.... Read more via Face2Face Africa – Get More Nigeria...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari reveals priorities, identifies real cause of insecurity in Nigeria – Legit Nigeria News

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, August, 8, said years of neglects in the education and healthcare sectors of Nigeria are responsible for the country’s current security challenges..... Read more via Legit Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics See GEJ, Abdulsalami, Others As Obasanjo Commissions Seriake Dickson Foundation – Nairaland

    Special guest of honour His Excellency, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR), former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria today commissioned Hernry Seriake Dickson Foundation Office and Library in Bayelsa..... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Political News
  12. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Madrid Desperately Wants Neymar, Offers 110 Million Pounds Plus Modric –

    Real Madrid are reportedly offering £110m plus Ballon d’Or winner Luka Modric for PSG star Neymar. The Spanish giants are still to replace talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, and with Gareth Bale well out.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro European Union Reacts To Omoyele Sowore’s Arrest By DSS – Tori News

    The EU has given a response following the arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the DSS. The European Union says protests remain a cardinal part of democracy as long as they remain peaceful.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Ghen Ghen! Pastor Emeka Odumejeje picks August 19th to walk on water just like Jesus – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Issa ghen ghen thing! The spiritual father of the Holy Spirit Intervention ministry, Emeka Odumejeje has picked August, 19th, 2019 to walk on a river just like Jesus did in the past.... Read more via Ladun Liadi’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  15. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Reality Star Alex Responds To Viral Reports That She Paid $42K USD For Tuition At NYFA – Stella Dimoko

    On Wednesday Some Blogs Reported that BBNaija reality star Alex (who is presently in New York preparing for the start of a new Semester at the New York Film Academy )paid a whooping... Read more via Stella Dimoko – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  16. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Sonia Morales Writes IK Ogbonna a Goodbye Note as They Finalise Their Divorce –

    Sonia Morales and IK Ogbonna are really over and the socialite has taken to her Instagram to write him a goodbye note, remembering the good years they spent together before things went downhill..... Read more via – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  17. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Burna Boy breaks UK music chart – P.M. News

    ‘African Giant’, Burna Boy’s latest album, has become the highest ranking African album ever.The globally acclaimed album debuted at number 16 on the UK albums chart.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment I Lost My Ambassadorial Deal Because I Was Pregnant – Actress Yvonne Nelson – Nairaland

    A Telecommunication Company Stripped Me Off My Ambassadorial Deal Because I Was Pregnant-Yvonne Nelson A lot Women in the entertainment fraternity across the..... Read more via Nairaland – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics “I Will Be More Party Conscious In This Final Term” – Buhari – Naijaloaded

    President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday assured members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) that he would be more conscious of the interests of the.... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Political News
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Despite Treating Ear Infection, Buhari Can’t Hear Nigerians’ – Sowore’s Lawyer –

    Inibehe Effiong, one of the lawyers calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore from custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), has choice words for President Muhammadu Buhari.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News