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    Metro Boko Haram members confess to abducting Chibok girls, Nigerian police say – Topix News

    Suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram are pictured after being arrested in Maiduguri on Wednesday. Police credited an intelligence operation for rounding up the suspects in various locations. Read more via Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Reps Order Immediate Withdrawal Of Dirty Naira Notes From Circulation – Leadership Newspaper

    The House of Representatives yesterday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to commence immediate withdrawal of mutilated naira notes from all banks, and replace them with new notes, especially the N100 notes. The House also mandated its Committee on Banking and Currency to investigate the...
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    Politics Niger Delta leaders reject PIGB, insist on PIB – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Stakeholders in Niger Delta have cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against signing the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), alleging that it seeks to privatise the country’s oil and gas assets and to further impoverish the people of the region..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Politics Senate begins probe of lease renewal in oil, gas sector – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Senate yesterday resolved to probe all issues connected with the ongoing lease renewal in oil and gas sector being undertaken by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Politics CONFIRMED: Saraki, Tambuwal And Co. To Dump APC Next Week – Sahara Reporters

    Senate President Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal are in their final days in the All Progressives Congress (APC), as SaharaReporters understands their defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be sealed next week. Saraki and Tambuwal will be joined by some APC...
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    Politics Ekiti Assembly Rejects Election Results, Adjourns Till October – Sahara Reporters

    Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have condemned and rejected the result of last Saturday governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The assembly also adjourned sitting till October 8, 2018, due to alleged harassment of members by security...
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    Politics N7.6bn fraud: Judge gets September deadline to conclude Kalu’s trial – Punch Newspapers

    The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has directed that the alleged N7.6bn fraud case of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, must be concluded before the end of September this year. The trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, who was among … Read more via...
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    World Dozens Of Senegalese Migrants Missing In Mauritanian Desert – Channels Television

    More than two dozen Senegalese migrants have gone missing in neighbouring Mauritania after their boat ran aground while en route to Spain’s Canary islands, Mauritanian authorities said. Regional police chief Mohamed Abdallahi Ould Taleb said 26 or 27 migrants are thought to be “on … Read...
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    Sports EPL: Why Oxlade-Chamberlain will not play entire 2018/09 season for Liverpool – Daily Post Nigeria

    Liverpool manager, Juggen Klopp, has confirmed that midfielder, Oxlade-Chamberlain will not play the entire 2018/19 season. The player fell awkwardly in Liverpool’s first-leg Champions League semi-final win against Roma and was stretchered off...... read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Metro Lagosians groan as trucks continue to block Apapa-Oshodi expressway – – The Sun News

    Lagos residents are calling on the state and Federal Government to beef up measures in solving the problem of constant gridlock on the entire stretch of the Apapa Oshodi Expressway. Motorists and commuters who ply Apapa-Oshodi Expressway are lamenting, blaming the gridlock on trucks which have...
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    Metro Herders, farmers clashes worse than Boko Haram – UN – – The Sun News

    The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has expressed concern over the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria. According to him, the conflicts, which are more pronounced in the Middle Belt region, were becoming “more...
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    Metro SMEs owners protest erratic power supply in Lagos – – The Sun News

    Small and Medium Scale Enterprises business owners, under the aegis of Association of Shop Owners, Sura Complex on Lagos Island, yesterday, stormed the premises of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in Marina, to protest against poor and erratic power supply. The aggrieved business...
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    Politics APC publicity secretary dumps party – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Publicity Secretary of the APC in Benue, Mr Agbo Terkula, has resigned both his membership of the party and the position he occupied. NAN reports that in a letter of resignation, dated Wednesday, July, 2018, addressed to the state chairman of the party, Terkula claimed the … Read more...
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    Politics APC Postpones Osun Governorship Primary – Channels Television

    The All Progressive Congress (APC) has postponed its governorship primary which was scheduled to take place in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Thursday. The primary will now take place on Friday, July 20, while a meeting between the Primary Election Committee chaired by the Governor of …...
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    Politics Benue APC Publicity Secretary Quits, Accuses Party Of Neglect – Channels Television

    The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Samuel Agbo has dumped the party, quitting his position in the party. In a statement announcing his resignation, Agbo on Wednesday accused the APC of neglecting the yearnings and aspirations of the Benue people...
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    Politics Ekiti Election: SERAP Asks INEC To Prosecute ‘Vote Buyers’ – Channels Television

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prosecute those behind alleged vote-buying in the just concluded elections in Ekiti State. The group in an open letter … Read more via Channels Television –...
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    Politics Buhari Returns To Abuja After 3-Day Visit To Netherlands – Channels Television

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday returned to Abuja after a three-day official Visit to the Netherlands. He was received at the Nnamdi Azikwe International airport by dignitaries including Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and the Inspector General...
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    World ‘Stupid statements’ – Trump WW3 jibe stuns Montenegro – BBC News

    Donald Trump reckons that Montenegro is a "tiny country with very strong people". And he will soon discover that they have forceful opinions as well. "He's the strangest president in the history of the United States..... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Russian ‘agent offered sex for job in US’ – BBC News

    An alleged Kremlin agent offered sex for a job with an American special interest organisation she targeted, say US officials. Maria Butina’s ties with Russian intelligence make her a flight risk, a federal judge ruled, and she will be held until her trial. … Read more via BBC News –...
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    Business Google hit with record €4.3bn Android fine – BBC News

    Google has been fined a record €4.34bn ($5bn; £3.9bn) over Android. The European Commission said the firm had used the mobile operating system to illegally "cement its dominant position" in search. The firm’s parent Alphabet has been given 90 days to change its business … Read more via BBC...