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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Muhammed, son of ex-Kogi governor, Abubakar Audu, arrested –

    The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested Muhammed Audu, son of the late Prince Abubakar Audu, a former governor of Kogi State, for his alleged involvement in the alleged fraud. The EFCC allege that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, February 18...
  2. Nigeria World News

    World Man arrested for storming into a London mosque to stab a Muslim crier as he called worshippers to afternoon prayers (Photos/Videos) – Linda Ikeji’s Bl

    A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after he stormed into the London Central Mosque on Thursday afternoon and stabbed a Muslim crier in his 70s as he called worshippers to afternoon prayers. The Metropolitan Police said officers were called about 3:10 p.m. after reports of an …...
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Trump Names US Envoy Who Linked Buhari With ISIS To Head America’s Intelligence Agencies – The Trent

    Donald Trump has announced his appointment of Richard Grenell, the current US ambassador to Germany, as the acting director of national intelligence. In a tweet on Thursday, February 20, 2020, Trump named Grenell, a staunch supporter of his policies, into the role which essentially oversees all...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Mexican police arrest couple suspected of kidnapping, raping, torturing and killing a seven-year-old girl before dumping body in a bin bag – Linda Ike

    Mexican police have arrested a man and his girlfriend over allegations of kidnapping, torturing and murdering a seven-year-old girl, Fatima Aldrighett, and then dumping the body in a bin bag. Fátima disappeared after leaving school in Mexico City on 11 February and her body was discovered with...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World 17 year-old boy accused of r.a.p.i.n.g 11-year-old relative 100 times before she gave birth to their child – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A 17-year-old boy is accused of r3ping an 11-year-old relative about 100 times before she gave birth to their child in a bathtub. Norvin Leonidas Lopez-Cante has been charged with incest and r.a.p.e after allegedly confessing to detectives, while his dad and the girl’s mum … Read more via...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Ghana, Second largest exporter of Cocoa, to now start producing Chocolates – Plus TV Africa

    Ghana is the second-largest exporter of cocoa in the world with about 900,000 metric tonnes annually. But the country hardly produces any cocoa by-products and this has become a cause of concern for the government. The country hardly produces any chocolate, the most common by-product of cocoa …...
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigerian will not devalue its local currency, Naira, in 2020 – Report – Pulse Nigeria News

    The Nigerian government would not devalue its naira this year as being speculated, analysts at Coronation Merchant Bank said in a new report. According to the report, titled; “Year Ahead 2020... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business We recovered, returned over N60bn excess bank charges to customers – CBN – Newtelegraph

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Thursday said it has recovered and returned to customers illegal bank charges in excess of N60 billion imposed on customers by some commercial banks.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  9. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Wizkid hints at release of ‘Made in Lagos’ album – Premium Times Nigeria

    Fans of Afropop star, Ayodeji Balogun (popularly known as Wizkid), are in for a good time as their favourite’s fourth album ‘Made in Lagos’ is finally ready. Wizkid, 29, broke the news on his Instagram account on Thursday by sharing a photo of himself in the studio.... via Premium Times...
  10. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Popular Music Promoter, Lati Alagbada Faces Extradition To USA Over Alleged Drug Trafficking – P.M.EXPRESS

    A Federal High Court, Lagos, Thursday, fixed April 22, 2020, for judgement in a suit seeking extradition of foremost music producer, Alagbada Lateef, popularly called Lati Alagbada, to Unites States of America (USA) to answer drug related charges. Alagbada a music promoter who promoted Late...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari urges preachers to focus on family values – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja advised Christian and Muslim leaders, and preachers generally, in the country to give more attention to issues that strengthen the family, and build society, describing them as “custodians of our values and... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics We will deal decisively with anyone who assaults women – Bauchi First Lady – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Bauchi State first lady, Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed has lamented the rate of ‘domestic violence, rapes and molestations of women and girls’ reported recently in some communities of the state, saying they are unacceptable.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics $500 million loan not for NTA upgrade alone – Lai Mohammed – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday said the controversial $500 million loan his ministry is seeking is not only to “upgrade” the state television, NTA. He said the loan is being sought for three major projects including the NTA upgrade.... Read more via...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Supreme Court Review: Soyinka distances self from Third Force’s monitoring team – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has distanced himself from a team purportedly instituted by the Third Force Movement to monitor the Supreme Court’s review of its judgment in the Imo governorship election.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Benue: Buhari’s Minister, Akume, Mike Mku clash at Tor Tiv son’s wedding – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, George Akume, on Thursday, refuted allegations that he “violently assaulted” the Chairman of the Board of Benue Investment and Property Company, BBIPC, Chief Mike Mku. Mku had alleged that the... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
  16. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Odion Ighalo set for Europa debut with Man United – Vanguard News

    Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo is in contention to make his European debut when Manchester United take on Club Brugge in a round of 32 Europa League match tonight. The Shanghai Greenland Shenhua loanee has been named in United’s provisional squad list by manager.... Read more via...
  17. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Enyimba climb to fifth after difficult win over Kwara United – Vanguard News

    A goal each at the start and end of the game handed Enyimba a hard earned 2-0 win over Kwara United in a rescheduled Match Day 13 game at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba. In-form attackers Stanley Dimgba and Victor Mbaoma scored in the 5th and 85th minute … Read more via Vanguard News –...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro British High Commissioner To Nigeria Laing Meets Sanusi, Explores Kano’s Rich Culture – Channels Television

    In a series of pictures shared on her verified Twitter handle @CatrionaLaing1, she told us how she explored the rich culture of the state. “I have enjoyed my taster of the rich culture in Kano,” she said in one of the posts..... Read more via Channels Television – Get...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 47.5m Nigerians engage in open defecation, says FG – Vanguard News

    The federal government on Thursday revealed that about 47 million Nigerian population still engage in open defecation. The Minister of Water Resources, Engr Suleiman Adamu, gave the startling revelation in Ado-Ekiti yesterday during … Read more via Vanguard News –
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court orders group to pay man N638,000 for illegal seizure of tricycle – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Yola High Court has ordered the National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association (NATOMORAS) in Numan, Adamawa State, to pay one of its members N638,000 for illegally detaining his tricycle for 34 days. The group seized the tricycle of Muhammed Abdulsalam over a...