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  1. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Samson Siasia: Fifa bans former Nigeria coach for life –

    The ex-Super Eagles star and handler was slapped with a life ban for agreeing to receive bribes for match fixing. Fifa has banned former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia from all football activity for life after being found guilty of accepting to receive... Read more via –...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro IMN confirms El-Zakzaky’s return, insists cleric did not refuse treatment in India – Daily Trust

    The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), on Friday confirmed the return of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, to Nigeria, but rejected reports that he refused treatment in India.... Read more via Daily Trust – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Benue: Gunmen kill former council official – Daily Trust – Daily Trust

    Gunmen have killed a former local council official whose name was given as Aondongu Mkuma Mathias in Zaki-Biam town of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State... Read more via Daily Trust – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro El-Zakzaky: Tight security in Abuja amid IMN leader’s return from India – Daily Post Nigeria

    Following the return of Shi’a leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, from a controversial medical trip to India on Friday, security has been beefed up in Abuja to forestall a possible.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro How El-Zakzaky was expelled from ABU in 1979 for violence – TheCable

    Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), was expelled from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, in 1979 after reportedly leading a violent protest against the use of alcohol in the school.... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro IMN: FG presented El-Zakzaky to India as a dangerous suspect with an unknown ailment – TheCable

    The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has accused the federal government of alleged plans to kill Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, its leader. El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, arrived in Nigeria from.... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Nigerians Don’t Deserve To Suffer’, PDP Asks Buhari To Rescind CBN Directive – Channels Television

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation. In a statement Thursday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said the directive was an attempt to...
  8. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Four matches to watch this weekend – Premium Times Nigeria

    City were smooth against West Ham last weekend as Spurs came from a goal behind to best Aston Villa. So in this early meeting of two candidates for Champions League places and the EPL title, there should … read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
  9. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports JUST SAD! Rashford & Lingard Send Message To Tammy Abraham After Racist Attack – Naijaloaded

    Manchester United forwards, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard, have sent messages of support to Tammy Abraham, after the Chelsea striker was targeted with racist abuse, following his penalty miss against Liverpool in the Super Cup. Chelsea and Liverpool were forced to … read more via...
  10. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Chelsea Star Tammy Abraham Finally Speaks After Missing Crucial Penalty Against Liverpool – Naijaloaded

    Tammy Abraham has vowed to keep taking penalties for Chelsea, despite being targeted by vile racist abuse, after his miss against Liverpool, the UK Mirror reports. The striker’s saved effort handed the Super Cup to the Reds, leading to online trolls … read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro El-Zakzaky: We’ll follow due diligence in dealing with him – FG – Vanguard News

    Abuja – Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife are due to arrive Nigeria aboard Ethiopian Airlines today, a diplomatic source confirmed to Vanguard last night.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Kwara governor donates 400 mattresses to NYSC orientation camp – TODAY

    Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday made good his administration’s promise to the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC).... Read more via TODAY – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro IPOB begins exhibition of Biafra genocide in London – Vanguard News

    THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it has concluded arrangement for its London, United Kingdom, UK, Genocide Exhibition aimed at showcasing “the starvation and attacks visited on Biafrans during the Civil War.” A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in …...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Soldiers In Excited Mood As They Enjoy Their Meat In Sambisa Forest (Photos) – Nairaland

    Nigerian soldiers were pictured in excited mood while enjoying their meat.I am not too sure of the location but the social media user who shared the photos said it happened in Sambisa Forest.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Evangelist beaten for stealing two Tecno mobile phones in Ibadan (photos) – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A self-acclaimed evangelist, Mr Akinjide Durojaiye, was on Thursday beaten to a pulp for allegedly stealing two new Tecno mobile phones from a shop within the Femi Johnson Building in the Dugbe area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The 49-year-old man, who claimed to be an … Read more via Welcome To...
  16. Nigeria World News

    World New poll shows Trump losing to Biden, Sanders, Warren, Kamala Harris – P.M. News

    President Donald Trump is unpopular with American voters as Fox News poll released Thursday showed him losing head-to-head matchups against four of the top Democratic presidential primary contenders. Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
  17. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Toyin Abraham is engaged, not married yet â Manager – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Toyin Abraham’s manager, Samuel Olatunji has made a clarification on the marital status of the actress he manages. According to Samuel, the viral photos on social media were taken during traditional introduction and engagement ceremony of Toyin Abraham and Kolawole Ajeyemi which was held on...
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports EPL: Why Maguire snubbed Man City’s £278,000-a-week offer – Daily Post Nigeria

    Harry Maguire rejected an eye-watering £278,000-a-week contract offer from Manchester City, to join their fierce rivals Manchester United this summer, because he supported them as a boy, Star Sport reports. The staggering offer from the Premier League champions, would have seen Maguire earn...
  19. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Neymar Willing To Take £13.7m Pay Cut In Order To Rejoin Barca – Nairaland

    Neymar would be willing to take a pay cut of 15 million euros (£13.7m) to rejoin Barcelona from Paris St-Germain, says BBC Radio 5 Live’s Guillem Balague. The Spanish giants are believed to have made several offers for the Brazil international, including one of 100m euros (£92.4m) plus...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro El-Zakzaky rejects treatment in Indian hospital, returns home – Vanguard News

    Leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, left India for Nigeria, yesterday, three days after embarking on a medical trip to the Asian country.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News