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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Sudan Massacre: Social media users react to silence of mainstream media – Laila’s Blog

    Social media users have reacted to the silence of the mainstream media in regards to the massacre going on in Sudan which has claimed many lives. According to tweets seen below, both male and females have been raped in the course of the massacre. One … Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s...
  2. Nigeria World News

    World 5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem – Gizmodo

    The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed … Read more via Gizmodo – Get more World News
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Sudan aborts fresh coup d’etat, 68 officers arrested – TODAY.NG

    The Arabic version of Al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday an aborted coup in Sudan designed to upstage the Transitional Military Council. The newspaper, quoting sources in Sudan said 68 officers have been arrested and put under investigation as a result of a coup attempt. The report claimed that...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World UN rights experts call for probe into Sudan ‘abyss’ – Modern Ghana News

    UN rights experts called Wednesday for the Human Rights Council to set up a probe into possible violations committed by Sudan’s security forces against “peaceful protesters”. Sudan is “sliding into a human rights abyss,” a group of five United Nations experts said in a joint statement. A …...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Shops reopen as Sudan generals, protesters agree to talk – Capital News

    Shops began to reopen in Sudan’s capital on Wednesday after demonstrators called off a nationwide civil disobedience campaign and agreed to new talks, though many residents remained indoors following last … Read more via Capital News – Get more World News
  6. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Barcelona put up eight players for sale [Full List] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Barcelona are ready to sell at least eight players this summer, as they look to oversee a huge squad overhaul following a disappointing campaign, Marca reports. Despite leading Barca to the LaLiga title, Ernesto Valverde’s side suffered Champions League heartbreak in the semi-finals against...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Katsina bans farming in nine local councils over banditry, kidnapping – TODAY.NG

    The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas. The latest act of kidnapping occurred on Tuesday in Batsari local government …...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Official: NAF combat helicopter crash-lands in Katsina – TODAY.NG

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its helicopter crashed in the process of landing while returning from an anti-banditry combat mission in the Northwest Theatre under Operation HADARAN DAJI. A statement on Wednesday in Abuja by NAF’s spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said that...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Zamfara killings: Traditional rulers to be held responsible – Gov. Matawalle – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, on Wednesday said, the state government would hold traditional rulers responsible for any extra-judicial killing committed by local vigilantes in their domain. The governor, who issued the warning in Gusau during the Democracy Day celebration, said...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro June 12: Kola Abiola Keeps Mum Over Call To Declare His Father President – Sahara Reporters

    The son of the late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, Kola Abiola has declined to comment on the agitation and demand by his family members to declare father as a former president Nigeria. He maintained a deafening silence when prodded by SaharaReporters to speak if the family would continue to …...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate Presidency: Again, Ndume speaks on loss to Lawan – Premium Times Nigeria

    Borno senator, Ali Ndume, on Wednesday said he has put behind his loss of the Senate presidency to Ahmed Lawan. Mr Ndume challenged the new Senate President, Mr Lawan, during the run-up to the inauguration of the 9th Senate that climaxed on Tuesday, June 11. He contested … Read more via...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics June 12: Fani-Kayode reacts as Buhari renames Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola – Daily Post Nigeria

    A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the renaming of the Abuja National Stadium to ‘MKO Abiola Stadium’. DAILY POST had reported that Buhari renamed Abuja National Stadium as MKO Abiola Stadium during the Democracy Day celebration at Eagle Square on Wednesday...
  13. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Teddy A gets rid of dread locks, debuts new hairstyle (Photo) – Laila’s Blog

    Former BBNaija housemate, Teddy A debuts a new hair style as he chops off his dread locks. Teddy A has always been known for his signature dread locks hairstyle since he came into the limelight. The TV reality star took to his Instagram page to reveal his … via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog –...
  14. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Naira Marley’s Management Calls Out EFCC – Information Nigeria

    The managememt team of embattled Nigerian rapper, Naira Marley has called out the Economoc Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for not releasing the rapper despite being granted bail. The management who seem fed up with the delay in the release of their artiste who was granted bail, have called...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics June 12: What Senator Abe said about Obasanjo, Jonathan, Babangida’s absence at Democracy Day celebration – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Abe has reacted to the absence of former Heads of State and Presidents at the 2019 Democracy Day celebration in Abuja. Abe spoke with DAILY POST immediately after the Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square on Wednesday. DAILY...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Tinubu Dedicates Democracy Day To Beko, Fawehinmi, Students – Leadership Newspaper

    Sen. Bola Tinubu says he dedicates the maiden Democracy day celebrations to activists including late Dr Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) and many students that sacrificed their lives for the nation to have history. The National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) stated...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Omo-Agege under attack for kneeling to greet Buhari [PHOTO] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted after Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, displayed his respect for President Muhammadu Buhari by kneeling to greet the nation’s leader Tuesday night. Omo-Agege was at the Presidential Villa with the...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Shehu Sani reacts to Buhari’s naming of Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola – Daily Post Nigeria

    The immediate past senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the renaming of the Abuja National Stadium to ‘MKO Abiola Stadium’. DAILY POST had reported that Buhari renamed Abuja National Stadium as MKO Abiola Stadium during the Democracy Day...
  19. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Super Falcons Beat South Korea 2-0 To Get World Cup Campaign Back On Track – Tori News

    The Super Falcons of Nigeria have beaten South Korea 2:0 to get their World Cup campaign right back on track..... read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  20. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports ”Oshoala has the pace of Aubameyang, finishing of Lacazatte and the first touch of Lukaku” Nigerians Say – Information Nigeria

    Nigerians have taken to their Twitter handle to hail Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala, following her impressive goal which wraps up the game during the clash with South Korea during their second group stage match at the ongoing FIFA World cup tournament holding in Poland. Nigerians while...