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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Why 64m of Nigeria’s working class cannot buy affordable housing if available – Businessday

    Out of the 69.54 million Nigerians reported by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to have been gainfully employed as at third quarter of 2018, only 5 million of the total number earn a salary of N3 million and above per year, as compiled from data by Graeme Blaque Group, a Lagos-based...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Three burnt to death, houses, vehicles destroyed by Abule Egba, Lagos pipeline fire » Latest News » Tribune Online – Tribune Online

    No fewer than three persons including a boy were burnt to death on Sunday, in Lagos by the oil pipeline fire that engulfed the Abule Egba area of the state. Several others who sustained various degrees of injuries have been rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention. … Read...
  3. Nigeria World News

    World At Last, Physicists Confirm the Fastest Way to Board a Plane – Wired

    Commercial airlines often prioritize boarding for passengers traveling with small children, or for those who need extra assistance—in other words, those likely to be slower to stow their bags and take their seats—before starting to board the faster passengers. It’s counter-intuitive, but it...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Donald Trump on being president: ‘What do I get out of it? I get impeached!’ – USA Today

    While promoting new trade deals in a speech to farmers, President Donald Trump on Sunday gave a small preview of this week's impeachment trial by saying Democrats are prosecuting him in spite of his many accomplishments.... Read more via USA Today – https://ift.tt/30yV8qA Get more World News
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Prince Harry Says He and Meghan Markle Hoped to Continue Royal Duties, but ‘That Wasn’t Possible’ – TIME

    (LONDON) — Prince Harry said Sunday that he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” to cutting almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life. The comments were Harry’s first public remarks since his split from the … Read more via...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Taxpayers foot bill for minister’s wedding anniversary, overseas trips – IOL section Feed

    Johannesburg – Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams allegedly used thousands in taxpayers’ money to fund her wedding anniversary celebrations in the US and Switzerland by taking her husband, Thato Abrahams, along without permission from President Cyril Ramaphosa. Sunday Independent...
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Drowned Parktown Boys’ High pupil’s parents could not afford life jacket – report – News24

    Enoch Mpianzi’s parents had to borrow the R800 it cost to send him to the Parktown Boys’ High School orientation camp where he lost his life, but could not afford a life jacket, Sunday Times reported. But his mother Antho Mpianzi and his father Guy Intamba were not … Read more via News24...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Apapa and the Failed Presidential Order – Thisdaylive

    Stakeholders who gathered last week to find solution to the intractable gridlock in Apapa not only identified deep-rooted corruption and operational deficiencies on the part of terminal operators, but also said allegations of extortion by policemen and members of the presidential task force have...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Africas-Richest-Woman-Ripped-Off-Her-Country – Peacefmonline

    Leaked documents reveal how Africa’s richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption. Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals involving land, oil, diamonds and telecoms when her father was president of Angola, a southern African country rich in natural...
  10. Nigeria World News

    World China Reports Jump in Deadly Virus Cases, Adding to Fears of Outbreak – NYT – Health

    BEIJING — The Chinese authorities said on Sunday that 17 more people had been infected with a mysterious new virus, raising questions about how it is being transmitted and adding to concerns about the spread of the illness ahead of China’s busiest travel season. The announcement, by … Read...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business GTBank crashes payday loan to 1.33% monthly – Nairametrics

    Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria’s largest bank by market capitalization, has crashed its interest rate for its payday loans from 1.75% to 1.33% per month. The bank reviewed its rate, which is published on its website, as it becomes one of the lowest in the lending space.... Read more via...
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business Facebook Accelerator: Nigerian start-ups raise $500,000 – Newtelegraph

    Nigerian tech start-ups participating in the second season of the Facebook Accelerator Programme have recorded significant achievements, including raising over $500,000 in committed investments and grants in just three months (halfway through the programme). Within the same period, they …...
  13. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Patrick Raises Alarm With Claims That Davido And Peruzzi Are Planning To Assassinate Him – 360Nobs.com

    Golden Boy Entertainment CEO, King Patrick in fear for his safety, has raised alarm on social media with claims that Davido and Peruzzi are planning to assassinate him. King Patrick shared photos of death threats he has been receiving from the singers since his outburst few days ago.... via...
  14. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Cardi B’s outfit to Men Fashion Week Paris sets the internet on fire (Photos) – TobiVibes

    Grammy award-winning rapper, Cardi B is known for her eccentric fashion statements. She came gun ablaze to the Mens Fashion Week in Paris in a Marine Serre jumpsuit. Internet users couldn’t stop talking about the outfit, with some users tilting towards rocking the outfit and others claiming...
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports ‘Decisions are always in favour of Barcelona’ – Granada fume after red card – Goal.com

    The Catalans were able to break the deadlock after their opponents were reduced to ten men Granada defender Dimitri Foulquier has hit out at Barcelona claiming they often benefit from referee decisions after seeing his side beaten 1-0 on Sunday. Despite being on the … read more via...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria: Homeless Children Threat to National Security, Group Warns – AllAfrica

    An Ibadan-based humanitarian and philanthropic organisarion, Adunbarin has raised the alarm over security implications of abandoned and home-less children, warning that they could be potential supply source of personnel for banditry, armed robberies and insurgency. The president of the group...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Panic As Pipeline Explodes At Ile Epo In Abule Egba Area Of Lagos – Channels Television

    A pipeline explosion at Ile Epo around the Abule Egba area of Lagos has sent many persons scampering to safety. The area was sent into a frenzy as the pipeline burst into flames. Many concerned Nigerians took to social media giving updates on the development.... Read more via Channels...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro World’s richest 2,153 richer than 4.6 billion people:Oxfam – P.M. News

    The world’s richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, while unpaid or underpaid work by women and girls adds three times more to the global economy each year than the technology industry, Oxfam said on … Read more via P.M. News –...
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