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  1. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Eden Hazard finally gets new shirt number after opening his goal account for Real Madrid –

    Eden Hazard has been handed a new shirt number for his debut season as a Real Madrid player. According to a post on club’s official website, on Friday, August 9, the former Chelsea playmaker will wear the No. 7 previously worn by Cristiano Ronaldo before heading to Juventus last summer...
  2. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment BBNaija: Tacha hits Joe in new fight after being provoked by him (video) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Tacha and Joe had a heated argument which led to name calling and almost turned physical before other housemates intervened. Joe had teased Tacha after his team won today’s task but she wasn’t having any of that and it led to a session of verbal abuses. Joe pushed the button further … via...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari departs Abuja for Daura – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday departed Abuja for his hometown, Daura, Katsina State to observe the Eid-el-Kabir. The federal government had on Tuesday declared August 12 and 13 as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-El-Kabir celebration.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Falana files motion to quash order for Sowore’s detention – Vanguard News

    ABUJA- Human Rights Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Femi Falana, on Friday, filed a motion to challenge the legality of the order of the Federal High Court in Abuja that gave the Department of State Service, DSS, permission … Read more via Vanguard News –...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics #Trending: How Nigerians reacted to killing of police officers by soldiers – Premium Times Nigeria

    Many Nigerians on social media have reacted to the killings of three police officers by some officials of the Nigerian Army. PREMIUM TIMES reported how three officers were killed and others injured after Nigerian soldiers opened fire on a police team in Taraba on Tuesday. The incident …...
  6. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports EPL: Arsenal confirm Ozil, Kolasinac will not play against Newcastle – Daily Post Nigeria

    Arsenal have announced Mesut Ozil and Saed Kolasinac will not be part of the squad against Newcastle, following “further security incidents”, which the club says are being investigated by police. The two players were victims of an attempted car-jacking in late July, after returning to London...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Army captures suspected notorious criminal, Bobrisky – Vanguard News

    THE Nigerian Army has captured suspected notorious cultist, Bobrisky, barely 24 hours after Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike placed a N30million on him and suspected killers of a state official in recent Choba crisis.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore group, allies announce date to resume protests – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Coalition For Revolution (CORE), a group led by detained 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, and its allies, have vowed to resume protests demanding revolution in Nigeria. Co-convener of the group, Mr. Olaseni Ajai, made the announcement to...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro President Buhari directs NEMA to provide reliefs to flood victims – TODAY.NG

    President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with families of thosne who died and others whose property were destroyed in floods, windstorms and fire incidents across the country. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman, said the president expressed his...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro We Do Not Have Power To Sack A REC’, INEC Clarifies Statement On Briyai’s ‘Resignation’ – Channels Television

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has clarified its statement on the resignation of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River State, Dr Frankland Briyai. Amid reports that the REC was sacked, INEC’s … Read more via Channels Television –...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 5 facts to know about Africa’s powerhouse – Nigeria – World Economic Forum

    To the west of the Nigerian capital Abuja, the grey monolith of Zuma Rock towers above the cars on the motorway below. One of the West African country’s most famous landmarks, Zuma is shrouded with local myths and adorns the 100 naira banknote. But it’s also a … Read more via World Economic...
  12. Nigeria World News

    World Warning Issued For Millions Of Apple iPhone Users – Forbes

    Apple’s new iPhone 11 is coming very soon and it is already facing extreme scrutiny for the way it looks and the moderate upgrades being made. But now existing iPhone owners have been hit by a far more immediate concern. All Apple’s latest iPhones have "user-hostile" software built-in which …...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari Leaves Abuja For Daura, Returns August 18 – Tori News

    State House sources informed pressmen that the President, who left Abuja after Juma’at prayers, would return on August 18..... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EFCC docks Atiku’s lawyer Giwa-Osagie for money laundering – P.M. News

    Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has been charged with money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari’s Campaign Coordinator, Others Defect To PDP In Zamfara State – Naijaloaded

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign coordinator in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Bature Sambo, and other top officials of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party in a ceremony in the Gusau Government House. … Read more via...
  16. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Lionel Messi’s strike against Liverpool named UEFA goal of the season – FC Barcelona

    Lionel Messi has won yet another award. This time, from users of, who have determined that the Argentinian’s free kick goal in the semi-finals of last … read more via “barcelona football” – Google News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  17. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Pep Guardiola Names Man City’s New Captain – Tori News

    The Spaniard said that David Silva is now the Skipper, adding that the decision was taken by the squad..... read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo to another prestigious award –

    Lionel Messi has toppled Cristiano Ronaldo to UEFA's goal of the season award for 2018-19. According to a report of UEFA’s official website, fans voted the Barcelona captain stunning free-kick against Liverpool in the first leg of their semi-final clash at Camp Nou.... read more via...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Federal high court grants former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu N1 billion bail – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu bail in the sum of N1 billion. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on Thursday arraigned Iwu before a Federal High Court in Ikoyi for...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro “I may have been born with a silver spoon but no one can say I don’t work hard!” – Kiki Osinbajo shows off her office – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    26-year-old entrepreneur and daughter of Nigeria’s Vice President, Kiki Osinbajo took to her Instagram page to reminisce about her journey as an entrepreneur and plan to launch her third business. Kiki admitted to have been born with a silver spoon, she, however, said no one can deny the …...