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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Three Nigerian poachers arrested in Niger with massive haul – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Three Nigerian poachers were arrested in Niger with a massive haul of slaughtered game from W National Park which straddles the borders of Niger, Burkina Faso and Benin, officials said Sunday. Forestry agents discovered elephant tusks, giant snake … Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics INEC: Yakubu’s unenviable record of 46 inconclusive and 22 suspended elections in 4yrs – Businessday News

    The Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the last three-and-half years in the saddle suspended and declared 68 elections inconclusive, BDSUNDAY investigations show..... Read more via Businessday News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Why Nigeria Can’t Collapse Again – Obasanjo - Premium Times

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said Nigeria has become too solid as a country for any force, calamity or misgovernance to destroy it. Mr. Obasanjo, who spoke exclusively to PREMIUM TIMES from Azerbaijan where he is chairing a meeting of the InterAction Council of Former Heads of...
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    Metro How Armed Persons Attacked Kogi Community, Killed 25 – Survivors - Premium Times

    Some survivors of last week’s attack in Kogi State have been narrating their ordeal. PREMIUM TIMES reported the attack in Dekina Local Government Area which is believed to have caused about 25 deaths. On Saturday, the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, visited the affected communities. The...
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    Metro Anambra Teacher Finally Calls Off Marriage With Own Sister, Gives Reasons - Daily Post Nigeria

    The mathematics teacher, Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe, who recently wedded his 17-year-old blood sister in Osuofia, Ekwulobia area of Aguata LGA of Anambra State, said he has been prevailed upon to call off the ‘unholy’ marriage. Before now, he had told reporters that he was of the Sabbath sect, and...
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    Politics Buhari’s Minister, Dalung Vowed To Ensure APC’s Defeat In Plateau – CSOs claim - Daily Post

    Independent civil society organisations under the auspices of the Coalition for Monitoring Good Governance and Assessment in Nigeria, COMGAN, have claimed that the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung told those close to him that he would work for the defeat of the All...
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    Metro Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali Reveals When Abducted Dapchi Girls May Be Released - Daily Post

    The Nigerian government has assured that the Dapchi schoolgirls recently abducted by Boko Haram terrorists will soon regain freedom. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, gave this assurance during an interview on Dateline Abuja, a Channels Television’s programme which aired on Saturday...
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    Metro Troops Apprehend Herdsmen Destroying Farms In Benue [PHOTO] - Daily Post Nigeria

    Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade have arrested 6 herdsmen, caught in the act of farmland destruction in Kwata, Benue State. This is contained in a statement on Sunday by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations. READ MORE HERE
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    Metro Anambra Community Battles To Stop Man, Sister’s Marriage, Cleanses The Land - Punch Newspaper

    A mathematics teacher at the Community Secondary School, Isuofia in Anambra State, Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe, and his family members narrowly escaped being lynched by some angry youths in their Agba village, Ekwulobia, in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State penultimate week, when news...
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    Metro Miyetti Allah Outraged As Police Arrest 54 In Connection To Taraba Attack - Punch Newspapers

    The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on Sunday said the arbitrary arrest and persecution of its members by the police and the Takum Council Chairman, Hon. Shiban Tikari, was inimical to peace. The Northeast Zonal Chairman of the Association, Alhaji Mafindi Danburam, stated...
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    Entertainment Liberian, Nollywood Actress, Jojo Charry Breaks The Internet With Nude Birthday Pics - Nairaland

    Actress Jojo Charry is a year older and she is all about letting the world know. The actress who turned 27 took to social media to share nude photos of herself from her birthday shoot penning a sweet message for herself alongside. READ MORE HERE
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    Metro "Reno Omokri And FFK Shall Remain Scattered Till Nigeria Is Free" - Otunba Biodun - Nairaland

    Reactions have continued to trail last night's Twitter beef between Reno Omokri and Femi Fani-Kayode. According to Otunba Biodu Ajiboye, the National secretary, National committee of Buhari support Groups.NCBSG, 'let the enemies of the righteous face themselves in acrimony, for their common...
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    Metro Nigeria Police Attack Presidency, Say IG Has No Query To Answer - Thisdaylive

    In an audacious move, the Nigeria Police on Saturday refuted claims by Presidency officials that President Muhammadu Buhari had queried the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, for his alleged disobedience to a presidential directive ordering him to relocate to Benue State in the...
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    Entertainment BBNaija: 'Please Don’t Impregnate Me' – Bambam Begs Teddy A - Nairaland

    Big Brother 2018 housemate, Bambam, has pleaded with Teddy A not to impregnate her before she leaves the show. Bambam made the plea on Saturday when Teddy A hugged her from the back in the kitchen. Teddy and Bambam were strategic partners which later metamorphosed into romantic relationship...
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    Metro My Daughter Wants To Become The Next Emir – Sanusi –

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has disclosed that one of his daughters wants to succeed him as the second most ranked Muslim leader in Nigeria. Sanusi, a former Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN), said this in an interview with Financial Times at his Kano residence. Read...
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    Metro Pastor Adeboye Speaks On Pastors Who Anoint Women On Their Breasts - Linda Ikeji

    The senior pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has condemned men of God who annoint women in sensitive parts of their body. According to Pastor Adeboye, pastors that annoint women on their body and other parts are not from God. He said this while preaching...
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    World Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Shuts Down Council, Consulate And Others - The Nation

    Russia yesterday set in motion the process of expelling 23 British diplomats following London’s “provocative” measures over the poisoning of a double agent that has triggered an escalating war of words. The affected personnel have been declared persona non grata and are required to exit Russia...
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    Metro I Don’t Sleep Up To An Hour At Night –Mother Of Triplets - Punch Newspapers

    A businesswoman, Mrs. Abiola Afolabi, was recently delivered of triplets via In Vitro Fertilisation in Owerri, the Imo State capital. She shares her labour experience with GIBSON ACHONU When did you discover that you were pregnant with triplets? I discovered that in June 2017 READ MORE HERE
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    Metro The Main Reason Why We've Been Married For 51 Years - Octogenarian Couple - Punch Newspapers

    Octogenarians, Mr. and Mrs. Ozoekwe Udeze, talk about their lives with IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE Tell us about yourselves. Husband: I am Nze S. Ebulue of Neni; that is my title name. The name given to me by my father is Ozoekwe Udeze. My surname is Udeze. I hail from Ndiagu Umudioka Neni in the Aniocha...
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    Politics Why President Buhari Canceled Rwandan Trip - Punch Newspapers

    Indications emerged on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his scheduled trip to Kigali, Rwanda because enough consultation was not made before the Federal Executive Council approved the signing of the framework agreement for establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area...