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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics El-Rufai vs Ashiru: Tribunal ends sitting, reserves ruling – Pulse Nigeria News

    The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned sitting on Monday after counsel adopted their final written addresses and replies to points of law. Justice Ibrahim M. Bako, Chairman of the three-member... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – Get...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I Would Rather Remain In PDP, Than Join APC And Go To Hell: Fani Kayode – Information Nigeria

    A former minister of aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has reacted a statement by Vice president Yemi Osinbajo urging members of the opposition party to come join the.... Read more via Information Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics “IPOB Boys Deserve Some Accolades” – Charly Boy Reacts To Attack On Ekweremadu – Information Nigeria

    Controversial Nigerian entertainer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, better known as Charly Boy has weighed in on Ekweremadu’s attack by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Germany.... Read more via Information Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Twitter is blocked in China, but its state news agency is buying promoted tweets to portray Hong Kong protestors as violent – TechCrunch

    Twitter is being criticized for running promoted tweets by China’s largest state news agency that paint pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong as violent, even though the rallies, including one that drew an estimated.... Read more via TechCrunch – Get more World News
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Unidentified young woman raped to death in front of a church in Benue (graphic photos) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    An unidentified young woman was found dead in front of Grace Tower Church in Makurdi , the Benue state capital in the early hours of Monday, August 19. It was gathered that she was brutally raped to death.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Drug Lord Baktash Akasha Gets 25 Years in U.S. Jail – AllAfrica News

    One of Akasha's sons Baktash was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday, for involvement in drug trafficking. Baktash was handed the sentence by presiding judge Victor Marrero, who also ordered him to pay... Read more via AllAfrica News – Get more World News
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Organ trafficking linked to SA men’s disappearance in Vietnam – IOL News

    Cape Town/Hanoi - According to the Gift of the Givers, organ traffickers may be behind the disappearance of two South African teachers in Vietnam.... Read more via IOL News – Get more World News
  8. Nigeria World News

    World More than 70% of economists think a US recession will strike by the end of 2021 – Business Insider

    The US economy appears poised to enter a recession in two years, a new survey of business economists found. In the survey by the National Association for Business Economics, out Monday, 72% of economists predicted that a recession would occur by the... Read more via Business Insider –...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World It could be organ harvesting – Gift of the Givers on missing SA men in Vietnam – News24 News

    Similarities in the cases of two missing South Africans living and working in Vietnam have revealed a pattern that indicates a possibility that organ harvesting was involved, according to Gift of the.... Read more via News24 News – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria World News

    World Man has legal right to marry his sister, says US Supreme court – Vanguard News

    The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.... Read more via Vanguard News –...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business OPay launches ‘OBus’, a public bus hailing service, in Lagos – Techpoint.Africa

    Opera-backed OPay formally launched OBus, a bus hailing service, in Lagos last Saturday. This is coming barely a week after the introduction of OTrike in Aba. In its plan to become a multi-service commercial internet platform... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get...
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business “Nigerian tech startups can become giants without serving other markets” — Kyane Kassiri, VC at LoftyInc – Techpoint.Africa

    Figures from past editions of Techpoint’s Nigerian Startup Funding Reports have shown that more foreign venture capitalists are participating in the Nigerian startup space than their local counterparts.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business GTBank declares N8.83b interim dividend on H1 Results – Naijabizcom

    GUARANTY Trust Bank (GTB) Plc will be distributing N8.83 billion as interim cash dividends to shareholders after pre-tax profit rose to N115.79 billion in the first half of this year.... Read more via Naijabizcom – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Kenya’s tech sector welcomes a Nigerian rival, Bluechip Technologies – Nairametrics

    Tech companies in Nairobi have a new competitor in town and it’s Nigeria’s Bluechip Technologies. Establishing an office in the East African country means Bluechip Technologies is now present in four African countries.... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria...
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business 5 things Buhari’s new Finance Minister must do within 100 days – Nairametrics

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will likely assign portfolios to ministers this week. Among the most anticipated appointments will be the office of the Minister of Finance. ... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  16. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Joeboy Is A Sweet Lover Boy On “Beginning”: It’s A Suitable Follow-Up Single To “Baby” – Notjustok

    If you’re an intelligent observant (or not), you are fully aware that the Nigerian music industry is difficult to break into. The barriers are endless. Although the game is slowly changing and upcoming and.... Read more via Notjustok – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  17. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Wizkid Becomes First African Artist To Hit 8 Million Monthly Listeners On Spotify – Konbini

    Wizkid is one of the most popular artists out of Nigeria, thanks to collaborations with the likes of Beyoncé and Drake. So, it comes as no surprise that he has made history as the first African artist to reach 8 million monthly listeners on the music streaming giant, Spotify.... Read more via...
  18. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment My joy is boundless – 46-year-old actress Ronke Odusanya says as she welcomes child (photo) – Legit Nigeria News

    Actress Ronke Odusanya recently welcomed a newborn child. The lady shared a post in which she talked about the joy of being a new mother – What is more, the baby daddy of the actress has been unveiled and.... Read more via Legit Nigeria News – Get more Nigeria...
  19. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment BBNaija: Mercy, Mike, Seyi, Gedoni, four other housemates up for eviction – Daily Post Nigeria

    Seven Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemates, have been selected for possible eviction this week. The housemates were nominated after an arena game challenge between two groups, the Icons and Cruistopia.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get more Nigeria...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Burna Boy Can Barely Contain Excitement Over Elton John’s Endorsement – Nigerian Entertainment Today

    Burna Boy has been having a great month. Burna Boy has been having a great month and that has been capped by an endorsement of his music by legendary singer and Grammy award winner, Elton John.... Read more via Nigerian Entertainment Today – Get more Nigeria...