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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro HIV Prevention: AHF to distribute 250,000 free condoms nationwideNigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News

    AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has revealed plans to distribute over 250,000 free condoms to Nigerians. AHF advocacy and marketing manager, Steve Aborisade, who disclosed this in... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  2. Nigeria Business News

    Business 2nd Niger Bridge: Julius Berger gives completion date (photos) – P.M. News

    Julius Berger Plc, which is building the second Niger River Bridge has given a definite time of completing the project which previous administrations had failed to deliver.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Formula 1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton set to become one of Forbes top 10 highest-paid athletes in the world with potential Mercedes deal – Linda I

    Formula 1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton is set to enter the sporting world’s top-ten highest earners ahead of his potential £180million deal with Mercedes. With his contract ending in December 2020, the British racing driver will meet Mercedes’ bosses to thrash out.... Read more via Linda...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Master’s student freed after spending two years in jail for rape he did not commit – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    27-year-old Osiphesona Ngcanga, whose life as an assistant lecturer of law at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) and as a maritime law master’s student was cut short due to a rape allegation against him, has regained freedom after proving his innocence..... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World WHO renames coronavirus – P.M. News

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has renamed the new coronavirus as Covid-19. WHO announced the new name in its tweeter handle at @WHO that “we now have a name for 2019nCov disease.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
  6. Nigeria World News

    World 5 of the World’s Top Bitcoin Millionaires – Investopedia

    Bitcoin is a digital asset and payment system with a market capitalization of around $180 billion as of September 2019. It is considered by many to be one of the most successful digital currencies ever created. .... Read more via Investopedia – Get more World News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Increase in VAT: New minimum wage, NYSC allowance useless – NANS tells Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has said the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) by the President Muhammadu Buhari government has rendered useless, the recent upward review of workers’ minimum wage from... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Jonathan’s ex-aide knocks Buhari govt over reported release of 1400 repentant Boko Haram members – Daily Post Nigeria

    Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, reacted to reports that the Federal Government released about 1,400 Boko Haram members. Omokri wondered how parents and family members of soldiers and victims killed... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria Not Worth Dying For – Bishop Kukah – Nairaland

    The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, on Tuesday, in Kaduna, expressed displeasure with the alleged poor management of Nigeria. The Bishop stated this in his homily at the Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kaukau, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State before the.... Read...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Alleged corruption: EFCC re-arraigns dismissed Lagos judge – Pulse Nigeria News

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned Mohammed Yunusa, a dismissed judge of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, and Esther Agbo, a member of staff of the law chambers of Rickey Tarfa (SAN) at an Ikeja Special Offences Court... Read more via Pulse...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro How cleric defiled my three daughters – Mother tells court – Daily Post Nigeria

    A mother (name protected) has told an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court that her three daughters, aged 12, nine and seven were allegedly defiled by a cleric. NAN reports that she spoke as the second prosecution witness in the.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
  12. Nigeria World News

    World Sudan to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Sudan has agreed to hand ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir and others to the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur, a member of Khartoum’s ruling body said Tuesday.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more World News
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Mismanagement, incompetence killed Nigeria Airways — FG – Vanguard News

    The federal government, Tuesday, blamed mismanagement and incompetence of those with little knowledge of the aviation industry for the collapse of the national carrier, the Nigeria Airways... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nestle, MTN’s losses depress equities, as investors lose N154bn – Vanguard News

    Losses in heavy capitalised stocks weighed on the equities market, yesterday, leading to N154 billion losses to investors. Specifically, the equities market capitalisation went down to N 14.464 trillion from N14.618 trillion on Friday, indicating 1.05 percent decline.... Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amotekun: Army, Airforce, Navy, Police, others on security agency’s board – Premium Times Nigeria

    The composition of the proposed board for the regional security network for the south west region, Amotekun, will have the representatives of the.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Auchi-Benin road: Fashola warns contractors – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN has charged contractors working on the dualization of the Lokoja – Auchi – Benin road, to ensure that road users are not subjected to hardship while the work is ongoing.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Alleged Treason: Judge’s Absence Stalls Resumption Of Sowore’s Trial – Channels Television

    The trial of Convener of the #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, was stalled today due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja.... Read more via Channels Television – Get More...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Auno Killings: Where is Mr. President? – Asks PDP – Vanguard News

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the inaction of the Buhari administration on the spiraled wave of killings, banditry and kidnapping, particularly the Sunday carnage in Auno, Borno state, by insurgents, has left the nation with no other.... Read more via Vanguard News –...
  19. Nigeria World News

    World Kenyan campaigners call for establishment of database for sex offenders – Xinhuanet News

    Kenyan gender rights campaigners on Tuesday urged authorities to set up a database for sexual offenders in a bid to enhance their rehabilitation. Uwemedimo Esiet, convener of the ninth African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights... Read more via Xinhuanet News – Get...
  20. Nigeria World News

    World Doctor Sentenced to Five Lifetime Terms for Sexually Abusing Boys – FRONTLINE News

    An Indian Health Service pediatrician who was convicted of sexually abusing young Native American boys in his care over two decades and became an emblem of the federal agency’s long-term failures was sentenced Monday to five lifetime prison terms... Read more via FRONTLINE News –...