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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Switzerland Criminalizes Homophobia With Large Majority In National Referendum – Forbes

    Switzerland has declared, with a large majority in a national referendum, its people wish to criminalize homophobia. With one district left to declare, the vote shows 6 in 10 voters (63%) want the country to criminalize homophobia to the same extent as other forms of discrimination based on...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Buratai Releases Shocking Statement In Favour Of Boko Haram (Read Details) – Naijaloaded

    Nigeria’s chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai has disclosed why it’s been difficult to completely wipe out insurgency in the North-East region of the country. In an interview with Daily Trust, the Army Chief stated that the war against Boko Haram … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most...
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    Metro Nigerian Student Volunteers To Help Fight Coronavirus In Nanjing, China (Photo) – Nairaland

    One of our Nigeria brothers studying in Nanjing University of Science and Technology has showed support to the Chinese Government to help combat the deadly Corona virus in the little way he can.. Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Kogi confirms 9 cases of Lassa fever, 4 deaths – Pulse Nigeria

    The Kogi State Ministry of Health has confirmed nine cases of Lassa fever with four deaths recorded since the outbreak of the deadly disease in the state about a month ago. Dr Austin Ojotule, the State Epidemiologist, disclosed this in statement in Lokoja on Sunday... Read more via Pulse...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Philip Schofield’s wife breaks her silence after her husband came out as gay after 27 years of marriage – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Philip Schofield’s wife of 27 years, Stephanie Lowe has broken her silence after her husband revealed on TV that he’s gay. On Friday morning, February 7, Briitish television host Philip Schofield took to Instagram to reveal that he’s gay before appearing on This Morning to discuss his...
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    World Deaths in China from Coronavirus reach 811, surpassing SARS toll – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The coronavirus death toll in China has risen to 811, surpassing the death toll from the SARS epidemic of 2002-3, according to official data released early Sunday. The number of confirmed infections rose to 37,198, according to China’s National Health Commission. Eighty-nine deaths and 2,656...
  7. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Actress Maryam Booth threatens to sue ex-lover over nude video – Premium Times Nigeria

    Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, has accused her former lover, Ibrahim Rufai, of leaking her nude video on sociamedia.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Redeemed Christian Church Of God, RCCG, Destroyed In Alausa – P.M.EXPRESS

    The Residents’ Association of the M.K.O Abiola Garden, Alausa area of Ikeja, Lagos, may have walked themselves into trouble after they reportedly conspired and demolished the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG parish in the area with.... Read more via P.M.EXPRESS –
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Bolton reviewing letter from White House about manuscript – Yahoo News

    Former national security adviser John Bolton’s team on Friday accused the White House of trying to suppress his unpublished book after word surfaced that the.... Read more via Yahoo News – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment ‘Being Single Makes Me Angry’ – Actress, Uche Ogbodo Reveals –

    Popular Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo, took to social media to revealed that her single status annoys her whenever she sees couples celebrating for Valentine’s Day. She stated that seeing couples celebrating Valentines makes her angry because she is single..... Read more via –...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Visa-on-arrival policy’ll aid influx of terrorists into Nigeria — Ex-DG, NIIA, Prof Akinterinwa – The Punch

    A former Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Prof Bola Akinterinwa, speaks with FEMI MAKINDE about the visa restrictions imposed on immigrants from Nigeria by the United States, border closure, the visa-on-arrival policy of the Federal Government and other issues...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Lalong warns against divisive, inciting languageNigeria – Guardian News

    Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has warned political, religious and traditional leaders to avoid using divisive and inciting language in the interest of peace and unity of the state.... Read more via Guardian News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Graft: Theodore Orji may toe same path as predecessor – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Few months after securing the conviction of a former Abia State governor for corrupt practices, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened an investigation into an alleged diversion of N525bn by another ex-governor of the..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics S’West Attorneys-General Approve Draft Bill for Amotekun Operation – Thisdaylive

    The Attorneys-General of the six states in the Southwest geo-political zone at the weekend approved a draft bill for the establishment of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), a regional security outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun.... Read more via Thisdaylive –
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ohanaeze youths warn police to stay away from Kanu’s parents’ burial – Pulse Nigeria News

    Ohanaeze youths also ask President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw military troops and police personnel from Kanu’s hometown. Ahead of the burial ceremony of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents in Abia state, the Ohanaeze Youth Council has warned the.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Man, 50, arrested for impregnating 13-year-old step daughter (photo) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A 50-year-old man identified as Kayode Oladehinde has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old stepdaughter and and putting her in the family way.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Emir of Zuru, General Sani Sami reveals those sponsoring insurgents, others – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Emir of Zuru, Major General Muhammadu Sani Sami, retired, (Sami Gomo II) has said politicians who could not win elections are the ones trying to break the country into pieces. He said President Muhammadu Buhari should be harder on those politicians who want to destroy Nigeria. … Read more...
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    Metro ATM card thief caught in hotel with girlfriend – See how he was busted – Laila’s Blog

    An ATM card thief who is reportedly married has been caught in a hotel with his girlfriend while spending loot from his recent theft.… Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business AIICO Insurance seeks approval to raise N3.5 billion – Nairametrics

    In order to meet the new capital base directed by the insurance market regulator, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), AIICO Insurance Plc, is planning to raise funds.... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Combined capacity of four ports in Delta surpasses other ports in Nigeria – Okowa – Businessday NG

    Absence of functional port is seen to be frustrating the efforts being made to develop the non-oil exports sector in Delta State thereby killing moves and strategies that ought to help diversify the state’s economy, the South-South region and the nation at large.... Read more via Businessday...