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    Politics Rice Farmers Association Of Nigeria Gives N56M To Buhari To Purcahse Forms (Photos) - The Nation News

    RICE farmers under the aegis of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), have contributed about N56.8 million for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. They promised to contribute weekly to fund the President’s campaign. READ MORE HERE
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    Metro 85% Of Mad People In Nigeria Are Youths – Medical Doctor – Nairaland

    A University Don, Dr Aliyu Abubakar of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria, has said that the youths account for over 85 per cent of mad people in Nigeria. Abubakar made the remark in … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Family calls off wedding over bride’s addiction to WhatsApp – Laila’s Blog

    An Indian family has reportedly called off a wedding over the bride’s addiction to WhatsApp. The groom’s family considered the girl not too good for marriage, news agency ANI reported. According to Amroha Superintendent of Police Vipin Tada, the groom’s family refused to hold the … Read...
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    Metro Tanzanian president seeks end to contraception – Daily Monitor

    President John Magufuli has urged Tanzanian women to "give up contraceptive methods" insisting his country needs more people, local media reported Monday. "You have cattle. You are big farmers. You can feed your children. Why then resort to birth control... Read more via Daily MonitorHome –...
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    Metro Two injured as teen gang tries to hijack motorist at Cape Flats garage – IOL

    A gang of 13-year-olds allegedly tried to hijack a VW Polo at a Mitchells Plain garage, but the driver opened fire on them and in the process shot a petrol attendant. The drama unfolded at the BP garage in Mitchells Plain along … Read more via IOL section Feed for News –...
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    Politics 2019: Taraba APC Adopts Indirect Primaries – Channels Television

    The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Taraba State says it will adopt the indirect primary for choosing candidates for the 2019 general elections in the state. Addressing journalists in Jalingo on Monday, the state chairman of the party, Mr Abdulmumini Vaki, said the indirect primary has been...
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    Politics Saraki Visits Survivors Of Gas Explosion In Nasarawa (Photos) – Nairaland

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki visited the survivors of today’s horrific gas explosion in Nasarawa State. His thoughts and prayers remain with the families that lost loved ones today. We will continue to support the State Government to ensure the speedy and full recovery of the all the...
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    Politics 2019 Election: Gbenga Ashafa picks up APC Senate nomination form –

    Ashafa was accompanied to the APC national secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday, September 10, 2018, by Party Leaders from Lagos East. Senator Gbenga Ashafa has obtained the senate expression of interest and nomination forms ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries … Read more via...
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    Politics 2019: Rivers APC crisis deepens as Abe faction adopts direct primaries – Punch Newspapers

    The disagreement with the All Progressives Congress appears not to have come to an end as the faction of the party in support of Senator Magnus Abe on Monday adopted direct primaries as a form of selecting candidates ahead of the 2019 general election. … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Politics Senator Jang: I won’t step down for any other PDP presidential aspirant – TODAY.NG

    A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Jonah Jang, says he would not step down for any other aspirant and his party cannot ask him to do so. Jang, who is the senator for Plateau North Senatorial District, was speaking with journalists on Monday at his residence … Read more...
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    World Pope Francis Is Finally Ready to Address Claims He Covered Up Sexual Misconduct, Vatican Says – TIME

    (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis’ top advisers say the Vatican is preparing the “necessary clarifications” about accusations that the pope covered up the sexual misconduct of a now-disgraced American cardinal. Francis’ nine cardinal advisers expressed their “full solidarity” Monday with the pope...
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    World Video: Kofi Annan leaves Switzerland; begins final journey – Myjoyonline

    The remains of former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, has left Switzerland where he died a few weeks ago, en route to Accra, Ghana. The body is expected to arrive in the country later today for elaborate funeral rites that will precede the burial on Thursday. The … Read more via Ghana...
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    Metro $900,000 worth of jewellery stolen from Saudi princess’ hotel suite – TODAY.NG

    A Saudi princess has reported the theft of jewellery worth $930,000 from her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris, a police source said on Monday. The woman, who was not named, said the jewellery was taken on Friday afternoon. The source said there were no signs that the … Read more via...
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    World Scientists find 3 bizarre new sea creatures in pitch-black part of Pacific Ocean – FOX News

    Three bizarre-looking types of deep sea creatures have been spotted in one of the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean — the Atacama Trench, located up to 7 miles below the … Read more via FOX News – Get more World News
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    Entertainment John Legend’s EGOT Win Gave Chrissy Teigen the Perfect Chance to Lovingly Troll Him – TIME

    John Legend reached coveted EGOT status when he took home an Emmy as a co-producer for Jesus Christ Superstar Live at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday. Achieving an EGOT is one of the most exclusive honors an entertainer can receive, having won an award at the Emmys, the Grammys, …...
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    Entertainment DJ Obi Takes Over Europe, Shuts Down Boiler Room & Ibiza (Photos & Video) – Naijaloaded

    The end of this summer was truly DJ Obi’s, he traveled to three cities in the span of two weeks leaving a trace of him with every set he covered. Obi took his antics to Amsterdam for a few nights and rounded up … via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website –...
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    Sports US Open 2018: Umpire Carlos Ramos defended by ITF after Serena Williams row – BBC

    The US Open final umpire whom Serena Williams called “a thief” has been defended by tennis’ governing body. Williams, beaten in straight sets by Naomi Osaka, was docked a... read more via BBC – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Trouble for Mourinho as Man United star ruled out of action for 2 matches due to injury –

    England left-back and Manchester United ace Luke Shaw is likely to sit out of the Red Devils next two matches after suffering a concussion during England’s 2-1 defeat to Spain at the Wembley. According to a UK Mirror report, Shaw has returned to Old Trafford, where he will be further assessed...
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    Sports ‘I Am Back In D’Tigers To Learn More’ – Ikechukwu Nwamu – NET Ng

    D’Tigers guard, Ikechukwu Nwamu has set his sight on learning as much as possible from the experienced members of the squad as they prepare for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers starting on Friday. A member of the 2017 Afrobasket silver medal-winning side while speaking on … read more via...
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    Sports Serena Williams’ And The Pressure To Win A 24th Grand Slam – NET Ng

    Serena Williams has always been in the news most times for all the right reasons and going into the final of the 2018 US Open Tennis final to face 20-year-old Japanese star Naomi Osaka everyone thought the stars had aligned and one of the greatest Tennis stars … read more via Nigerian...