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    Politics The Risks of Violence in Nigeria’s 2019 Elections – United States Institute of Peace

    In February 2019, Nigerians go to the polls to elect the country’s next president, parliament and state governors. Nigeria’s elections have historically been tense, and as the campaign gets underway there are concerns the upcoming process will see new violence. USIP’s Chris Kwaja, Oge Onubogu...
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    Politics APC ploting to attack NASS leadership next week , CUPP alleges – Vanguard News

    THE Coalition of United Political Parties,CUPP, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC,had begun fresh plot to attack the leadership of the National Assembly. NANS members protest at NASS The coalition, in a statement, Tuesday, by its National Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere...
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    Politics 2019 Election: Atiku vows to end nepotism, if elected president –

    Atiku stated this in Jos on Tuesday while addressing party faithful and supporters at the party’s state secretariat. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he will end nepotism, ethnicity and … Read more via...
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    Politics CUPP alleges plot to violently remove Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara – TODAY.NG

    The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says some security agencies are working to provide cover for lawmakers who want a change of leadership at the national assembly. CUPP is the umbrella body of the parties that formed an alliance with the target of defeating Buhari in 2019. In …...
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    Politics Oyo Speaker, Minority Leader, others defect to APC, ADC – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olagunju Ojo, the Minority Leader, and five other lawmakers on Tuesday defected to three different parties. The Clerk of the House, Mr Paul Bankole, read the separate letters of defection by … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    Politics Buhari Praises Nigerians For Kicking ‘Selfish Leaders’ Out – Channels Television

    President Muhammadu Buhari has praised Nigerians for kicking ‘selfish leaders’ out of government. He said his administration has zero tolerance for corruption and therefore, thanked Nigerians for voting in the administration in 2015.... Read more via Channels Television –...
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    World Syria downs Russian military plane during Israeli air strike – Vanguard News

    Syria accidentally shot down a Russian military aircraft, killing all 15 crew members, when its air defences swung into action against an Israeli missile strike, Russian and Israeli forces said Tuesday. The incident late Monday was the most deadly known case of friendly fire between Syria and...
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    World Everything we know about SpaceX’s first moon passenger, Yusaku Maezawa – Yahoo News

    SpaceX revealed the first passenger its signed up to fly to the moon on Monday for one very expensive art project. The Elon Musk-founded company will send 42-year-old Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa into deep space, but he doesn’t want to take the trip … Read more via Yahoo News –...
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    World Angola, Portugal turn page on past tensions – ModernGhana News

    President Joao Lourenco and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa buried the hatchet on Tuesday during whirlwind talks in Luanda that follow several turbulent years between Angola and its former ruler. Following a meeting with his Portuguese visitor, Lourenco said "common.... Read more...
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    Business Stocks rally as bargain hunting gains traction – BusinessDay

    Nigerian stock market resumed uptrend on Tuesday September 18, 2018 following investors increased interest in low-priced value stocks. At the close of trading on Tuesday, twenty-seven (27) stocks led by Nestle Nigeria Plc advanced in price … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...
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    Entertainment Kanye West is Moving to Chicago –

    Kanye West is moving to Chicago … but that doesn’t mean he’s abandoning L.A. Kanye made the announcement Monday at a Windy City event with Chance the Rapper, saying, “I gotta let y’all know … via – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Sports Man City have best players to finally conquer Champions League – Arteta – Vanguard News

    Manchester City’s tag as favourites to win the Champions League is recognition for having the best players in the world to choose from, according to assistant manager Mikel Arteta. Mikel Arteta The Spaniard will take charge of City’s European opener on Wednesday at home to Lyon as Pep …...
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    Sports $500K transfer fees paid for 577 female players, $5.44b on men – Vanguard News

    FIFA has revealed that just about $500,000 was spent by football clubs worldwide to pay for the transfers of women professional players in 2018, in contrast to the whopping $5.44billion spent on male players. Somali football players of Golden Girls Football Centre, Somalia’s first female...
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    Sports Siasia becomes Ambassador for Adron Games 2018 – Vanguard News

    Former football international and Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia has been unveiled as the Ambassador of Adron Games 2018. Siasia ADRON Games is an annual fitness and bonding initiative by ADRON Homes, a leading real estate and property development company in Nigeria, which brings many...
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    Metro Farmer Docked For Allegedly Raping 9-year-old Girl – Leadership Newspaper

    A 20-year-old farmer, Muhammad Adamu, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Pantami Magistrates’ Court, Gombe, for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl. Adamu of Tongo village, Funakaye Local Government Area of Gombe State, was docked on a count charge of rape. The plea of the defendant, was, however...
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    Metro Politicians in Borno recruiting armed thugs NSCDC alleges –

    The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno on Tuesday, September 18, decried the recruitment of armed thugs for political campaigns in the state. Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, the NSCDC commandant in the state, told the News Agency of.... Read more via Nigeria News today &...
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    Metro 2019 elections: Sultan, CAN president sign peace agreement – Vanguard News

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III and President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday in Abuja signed peace pact to ensure peaceful atmosphere before, during and after 2019 general elections. The Sultan was represented by the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu...
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    Metro Amaechi To Deliver Keynote Address At ATACA’s 2nd Annual Seminar – Leadership Newspaper

    The Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Ameachi will tomorrow, deliver the keynote address at the 2nd annual seminar of the Abuja Transport and Aviation Correspondents Association (ATACA), organised in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Transportation. This is even as...
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    Metro Court Remands Husband In Prison Over Wife’s Death – Leadership Newspaper

    A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Tuesday ordered the remand of one Ade Ilesanmi in prison for allegedly causing the death of his wife. Ilesanmi had pleaded not guilty to a count charge of culpable homicide, contrary to Section 221 of the Penal Code. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Aliyu … Read more...