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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Okowa, Ehanire decry Nigeria’s global maternal, child mortality ranking – Vanguard News

    DELTA Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa and the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday decried Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Abuja: Police nab kidnappers, fraudsters, reveal how son abducted self to defraud father – Daily Post Nigeria

    Police detectives from the FCT Command have arrested one Hamza Abdullahi ‘m’ and his cohort, Awalu Shuaibu, for arranging his kidnap and demanding ransom from his father. DCP (Operations) Sunday Abaji, said this.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
  3. Nigeria World News

    World New envoy to UN, Craft says will defend U.S. interests, stand by allies – Vanguard News

    The new U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Kelly Craft told reporters on Thursday that she would defend the interests of the U.S. at the world body and would continue to convey.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more World News
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidential Tribunal: Real reasons I congratulated Buhari – Wike – Daily Post Nigeria

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has revealed that he congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari after the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal confirmed his election because he is not a hypocrite like other Governors..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Details of northern governors’ emergency meeting – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Northern Governors’ Forum is holding an emergency meeting in Kaduna to deliberate on issues surrounding insecurity, livestock management, Almajiris and poverty..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I Didn’t Congratulate Buhari, Fayose Issues Disclaimer As Ally Governor Wike Salutes President’s Tribunal Victory – Sahara Reporters

    Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says he did not congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the initial victory at the..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Godswill Akpabio Not Returning To Senate As Tribunal Dismisses Petition – Sahara Reporters

    The national and state house of assembly election petitions tribunal,sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has upheld the election ofChristopher Ekpenyong, striking out Senator Godswill Akpabio’spetition.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Breaking: Female banker sacked for sleeping with 200 male job seekers, clients – Vanguard News

    Female banker sacked for sleeping with 200 male job seekers, clients A Zambian female banker has been suspended for allegedly sleeping with over 200 men while promising them jobs, according to a report by the... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Kenya bans child adoption by foreign nationals – Vanguard News

    News Extra: Kenya bans child adoption by foreign nationals President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday announced an immediate ban on adoption of children by foreign nationals..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria Met 2.3 Million Oil Production Assumption In August, Says IEA – Sahara Reporters

    Nigeria produced more oil than its 2019 budget assumption of 2.3 million, as it registered an output of 2.386 million barrels of oil daily in August 2019, according to the International Energy Agency.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Falz Snags BET Hip-Hop Awards Nod, See Full Nomination List – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

    Falz Snags BET Hip-Hop Awards Nod Nigerian rapper and actor, Falz (the Bahd Guy) has recently been unveiled alongside other international artistes as nominees for the 2019 BET Hip-Hop Awards...... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen Kidnap Girl, Injure Father In Machete Attack – Channels Television

    Some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Thursday attacked the home of a man identified as Alhaji Usman Bobo in Jalingo, Taraba State The gunmen attacked the man with a machete and whisked his daughter, Farida Usman, away around... Read more via Channels Television –
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Stowaway passengers killed in DR Congo train derailment – The Guardian Nigeria News

    A freight train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo early Thursday, killing illegal passengers who were riding on it, in the latest rail tragedy to strike the.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more World News
  14. Nigeria World News

    World France will block development of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency – The Guardian Nigeria News

    France warned Thursday it will block the development of Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the “monetary sovereignty” of governments..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more World News
  15. Nigeria World News

    World 12 Injured In Cyprus Hotel Explosion – Channels Television

    A grab taken from a video provided by a guest of the Acapulco hotel in Kyrenia (Girne) in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), north of the divided Cypriot capital Nicosia, shows fire and.... Read more via Channels Television – Get more...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore, Jones Abiri, Stephen Kefas: The Growing List Of Political Prisoners In Nigeria – The Trent Newspaper

    Several persons have become political prisoners in Nigeria since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed power. These are some of those people. Since assuming office in 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has arrested and.... Read more via The Trent Newspaper –
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics “You Are Smoking Weed” – Atiku’s Aide Replies Lai Mohammed For Seeking Apology – Nairaland

    For asking Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to apologize to Nigerians rather than appeal his loss at the election tribunal, Lai Mohammed, Information Minister, has been told that he’s smoking weed.... Read more via Nairaland –...
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Man Utd Identify Two Goalkeepers As De Gea’s Possible Replacement At Old Trafford – Tori News

    David De Gea has drawn interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus in recent weeks. Premier League giants, Manchester United have identified two goalkeepers as David De Gea’s possible replacement at Old Trafford..... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria...
  19. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Brazil legend Ronaldinho to come out of retirement at 39 to feature for Colombian side Santa Fe – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Brazil football legend, Ronaldinho is temporarily coming out of retirement for Colombian side Independiente Santa Fe. The club regarded as one of Colombia's most successful teams, having won 17 league titles announced the... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Xenophobia: FG Gives Soft Loan, 9GB Data, N40,000 Airtime To South African Returnees – Nairaland

    The Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that the Nigerians returning from South Africa will receive sim cards with airtime worth N40,000 and 9GB of valid data for … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria...