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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics JUST IN: 79 political parties submit names of candidates for Nigerian presidential election – Premium Times Nigeria

    79 political parties submit names of candidates for Nigerian presidential election … Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics ‘I Will Publish Financial Status Of Ekiti In 100 Days’ – Fayemi Promises – The Trent

    Kayode Fayemi, the newly sworn-in governor of Ekiti State, has said that he is not on a revenge mission in the state. This was stated on the Government of Ekiti State verified Twitter handle, @EkitiStategov, on Tuesday.. Read more via The Trent – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics Buhari calls family of slain aid worker – and we noticed something – The ScoopNG

    President Muhammadu Buhari spoke on Tuesday with Mohammed Liman, father of Hauwa Liman, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) midwife who was slain by Boko Haram terrorists. In a telephone call, President Buhari commiserated with the family and assured Miss Liman’s father that...
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    Sports Lib vs Nig: ‘The Only Difference Between Ahmed Musa And Messi Is Spelling’ – See What Fans Are Saying About This Musa – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria are currently leading Libya 2-1 at half time in their African cup of Nations qualifier in Sifax, Tunisia. Nigeria took an early lead after some nice team work from the team presented Ighalo with the simple task of tapping into an empty net...... read more via...
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    Sports Emmanuel Amunike secures first victory with Tanzania – TODAY.NG

    Simon Msuva and Ally Mbwana Samatta scored as Tanzania defeated Cape Verde 2-0 in Tuesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday.... read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro Owner of restaurant in Lekki allegedly brutalises staff for stealing money – Laila’s Blog

    The owner of The Harvest restaurant in Lekki, Lagos identified as Mr Loius, has been accused of beating one of his staff Nwaogur Justus over an alleged theft of N21,000. Owner of restaurant in Lekki allegedly brutalises staff for stealing money In a report by … Read more via Nigeria News |...
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    Metro Hauwa Liman’s Distraught Family Refuses To Believe She Is Dead – Channels Television

    Hauwa Liman’s parents, Iyakachi and Mohammed, believe she may be alive. As the world reacts with outrage to the killing of a second aid worker, Hauwa Liman, by a faction of Boko Haram, her distraught family are holding out hope that she might still be alive. Hauwa … Read more via Channels...
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    Metro Former INEC boss Maurice Iwu calls for Nigeria’s restructuring – Premium Times Nigeria

    A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu, on Tuesday said restructuring is the solution to the problems facing Nigeria. Speaking at an event organised in Lagos by Nzuko Umunna, a pan-Igbo group, Mr Iwu said there had been several “funny ideas”...
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    World Meghan Markle Wears Princess Diana’s Jewelry On First Royal Outing In Australia – Stella Dimoko

    Meghan Markle paid tribute to Princess Diana on her first public appearance with Prince Harry since her pregnancy announcement on Monday...... Read more via Stella Dimoko – Get more World News
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    Business Transcorp gets new management team – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigeria’s listed conglomerate, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), has announced new appointments into its board and executive management. The company in a statement Tuesday said Valentine Ozigbo, has been appointed as its President/CEO with effect from January 1, 2019. He...
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    Business Naira appreciates against dollar at parallel market – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Naira on Tuesday appreciated against the dollar at the parallel market, exchanging at N360 to the dollar, stronger than N361 posted on Monday. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira was sold at N360 to the dollar, while … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria...
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    Entertainment Tiwa, Simi, Teni And Two Ladies Who Should Join 2Baba At “Buckwyld n Breathless: Power Of 1” – Nigerian Entertainment Today

    With only four days before Buckwyld n Breathless holds, fans are already anticipating a great show: 2Baba‘s headline concerts have proved to be anything but boring- especially when he features a female entertainer. The first edition in 2010 had Tonto Dikeh blowing everyone’s mind with her...
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    Entertainment Following AMVCA Win, Falz Announces 2Baba And Phyno Collaboration – Nigerian Entertainment Today

    Last year, 2Baba‘s Annual ‘Buckwyld n Breathless’ concert which held in Lagos was described as an unforgettable experience by the attendees. But this year, 2baba has boasted that last’s show was a child’s play compared to what he and his team are lining up for this year’s edition. And … via...
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    Politics 2019: Why I criticised Peter Obi’s nomination as Atiku’s running mate – Gov. Umahi – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on Tuesday said while he is not against the choice of former Governor Peter Obi as the running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, he disliked the process leading to his (Obi) selection..... Read more via Premium...
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    Politics Again, Buhari assures of free, fair elections in 2019 – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians and the international community that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 will be free and fair, saying it will usher the country into another clime of maturity, peace and unity..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Metro Niger Govt. spends N10.7m on IBB Specialist Hospital – Vanguard Newspaper

    The Niger Government says it has spent about N10.7 million to procure mattresses, pillows, and beddings for IBB Specialist hospital, Minna. Dr Makun Sidi, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen, on Tuesday in Minna..... Read more via Vanguard...
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    Metro Man Sentenced To Life In Jail For Murder – Leadership Newspaper

    A self-styled Indian guru and 14 others have been sentenced to life in prison for murdering four women and an 18-month-old baby in 2014..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Buhari, Atiku, Others For Handshake Across Nigeria Summit – Leadership Newspaper

    President Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar are amongst dignitaries expected to grace the maiden edition of “Handshake Across Nigeria”, summit...... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Sports “Why We Lost Against England” – Spain Captain, Sergio Ramos Reveals – Naijaloaded

    Spain and Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos has explained why his side lost 3-2 against England in the Nations League encounter played on Monday night at the Benito Villamarin Stadium in Sevilla. First half goals from Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford … read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Sports Footballer Arrested For Child Molestation After His Wife Caught Him ‘Standing Over A 12-Year-Old With An Erection’ – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A former college football star who was recently dropped from the Atlanta Falcons has been arrested after he allegedly had s-x with a 12-year-old girl. Justin Crawford, 23, was charged with aggravated child molestation, sodomy, and enticing a child for indecent purposes. It was Crawford’s …...