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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 7.5% VAT: Buhari govt lists exempted good, services, outlines benefits of financial bill [See details] – Daily Post Nigeria

    The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has revealed goods and services exempted from the Value Added Tax, VAT increase. According to the details sent to DAILY POST on Sunday from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, several basic food items, locally manufactured...
  2. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Rashford out for 2-3 months with back fracture – Yahoo! Sports

    Marcus Rashford isn’t on the team sheet for Manchester United’s Sunday visit to Liverpool. Many expected that, but United fans will not be pleased to learn their star striker’s status is in doubt for a while. “He got knocks and jolted against … read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video –...
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Van Dijk and Salah goals take dominant Liverpool past Manchester United – The Guardian

    The hope that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can find the answers, that the flickers of promise from his tenure can morph into meaningful momentum, that the romance inherent in his appointment can somehow over-ride the problems and the … read more via The Guardian – Get More...
  4. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Rihanna hangs out with A$AP Rocky following ‘split’ from billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel (Photos) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Over the weekend, it was reported that Rihanna and her billionaire boyfriend, Hassan Jameel have gone their separate ways after three years of dating. It’s still not clear what led to their split. But an unbothered Rihanna, 31, has been seen hanging out with rapper A$AP Rocky, 31, after her...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics This is why Tinubu has remained silent about Amotekun – Opinion –

    Even with the affirmed doggedness of southwest governors to go agead with Operation Amotekun, the embattled joint security outfit, the most powerful and politically influencial person in the region, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has maintained silence. Already, the declaration of the security...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Mother Gives Out Her 12-year-old Daughter To Sleep With 26-year-old Man For Money (Photo) – Naijaloaded

    Security men have arrested a woman for pimping out her 12-year-old daughter for 3 years to a 26-year-old man in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. The revelation was made by an Instagram user who shared photos from the scene of the … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music &...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Air Force Acquires Two New Helicopters To Fight Boko Haram (Photos) – Nairaland

    In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations. The induction of the helicopters will bring to four, the...
  8. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Video: Burna boy acquires 8-bedroom mansion in Lekki – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Burna Boy has acquired an 8-bedroom mansion in Lekki, Lagos. In photos that surfaced online, the singer is seen chilling in the upper part of the house. In another photo, a pal of his is seen congratulating him, simply writing ”the one and only, congrats bro”.... via Welcome To Ladun...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari mourns Lekan Are – P.M. News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of condolence to the family of renowned businessman, Chief Lekan Are, who passed away on Saturday. Buhari urged Are’s family to find solace in the good deeds and the good life lived by the departed agronomist.... Read more via P.M. News –...
  10. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Leceister City stumble without Ndidi – P.M. News

    Leicester City stumbled in Premier League race as they lost 2-1 to Burnley on Sunday without their hard-fighting Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi. Ndidi has undergone a knee surgery and was unable to play for team, which has led to setback for Leicester. In Sunday’s game, … read more via...
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Davido is Teasing Us with a New Track “2020 Letter To You” – BellaNaija

    Davido is getting ready to blast our speakers this year with a new track and we actually can’t wait! The singer shared a photo on Instagram, of him holding a book with “2020 Letter To You” written on it.... via BellaNaija – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  12. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Why Ghana is a better travel destination than Nigeria – Alexander Oladele – Guardian

    US-based Nigerian travel expert and founder of JetBlack Travel Group, Alexander Oladele, who has curated trips to African countries like Ghana and South Africa but never to Nigeria despite the fact that he’s a Nigerian by birth explains why in an interview. “I think there are logistical things...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro US grants asylum to Nigerian journalist Ohimai Amaize – Premium Times

    Ohimai Amaize, a former AIT presenter who fled Nigeria last year, has been granted asylum in the United States, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The journalist confirmed the development to PREMIUM TIMES in an e-mail Sunday. “I have just received notice of my asylum approval,” he said. … Read more...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185,000 Grant On Strippers, Bars & iTunes – Nairaland

    Former Drexel University professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa paid $25,000 bail after his arrest. A former Drexel University professor faces criminal charges after allegedly stealing $185,000 in research grant money and using it … Read more via Nairaland – Get More...
  15. Nigeria World News

    World Netflix expresses interest in signing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after #Megxit –

    Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, said he would be interested in speaking to the Sussexes about working together. Speaking at an event in Los … Read more via – Top Stories – Get more World News
  16. Nigeria World News

    World It’s Not Just Benedict, Christian History is Full of ‘Forgeries’ – The Daily Beast

    This past week the Catholic Church has been abuzz with the announcement of the publication of a new book—From the Depths of Our Hearts—co-authored by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea. The book made a splash not just because Benedict, one … Read more via The...
  17. Nigeria World News

    World FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records – Wired

    Storm clouds are gathering in the world of cybersecurity. Russian hackers likely targeted Burisma, the Ukrainian oil company at the center of Donald Trump’s various Biden conspiracies. If so, you can bet good money that they’ll selectively leak politically damaging documents ahead of the 2020...
  18. Nigeria World News

    World Tears, emotions fill the air as Iran repatriates bodies of 11 Ukrainian victims of shot down plane –

    Eleven Ukranian citizens who died onboard the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 mistakenly shot down by the Iranian government on January 8, have been repatriated to Ukraine. Aljazeera reports that the bodies were returned to Ukraine as government officials... Read more via
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business Foreign investors bought less Nigeria bonds last year – Business Recorder

    Foreign investors cut their participation in Nigerian government bond auctions last year, buying just 4.39% of all bonds issued compared with the previous year when they bought 10.99%, a debt office presentation showed. The debt office said local fund managers bought most of the bonds in …...
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Bank MD faces criminal charge for granting loan without security – P.M. News

    A criminal charge of reckless granting of loan without adequate security has been filed against the Managing Director of Mortgages PHB Ltd, Bayo Adewakun In a four count amended charge number FhC/422C/2019 filed before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest … Read more via P.M. News...