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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ganduje Releases N100m For Kano Masters, PhD Students In France – Channels Television

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the release of N100 Million for students under the Kano/France Joint Scholarship Programme. Ganduje revealed this in a statement on Wednesday, noting that the fund is for the 2019/2020 academic session..... Read more via Channels...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Privilege corrupts everything in Nigeria, even getting an I.D card – YNaija

    Yesterday, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) put up this post announcing that Nigerian born British boxer Anthony Joshua had recently registered for his national identity number and card. This post was shared partly for publicity and partly for social media engagement, and...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro CAN faults release of ex-Boko Haram terrorists – Newtelegraph

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned in strong terms, the release of arrested Boko Haram members who were said to have been rehabilitated. The umbrella organisation of Christians in Nigeria, yesterday, told the Federal Government that the … Read more via Newtelegraph –...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Stella Adadevoh: FG names road after brave Ebola doctor –

    Six years after she died of the Ebola disease, brave doctor, Ameyo Adadevoh, has finally been honoured by the federal government. The federal government in immortalising her, named a major road in her honour.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Mike Bloomberg announces he’ll sell off his $60 billion media empire if he beats Trump, Trump reacts! – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Billionaire and owner of Bloomberg TV, Mike Bloomberg, has announced he plans to sell off his $60 billion media company if he gets the Democratic party nomination for the presidential elections and beats President Trump.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get more...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Top Pentagon Official Resigns At Trump’s Request – Channels Television

    A top Pentagon official resigned Wednesday at the request of Donald Trump after becoming indirectly tied to the Ukraine scandal that led to the US president’s impeachment.... Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business NCC, NIPOST to sign MoU on e-services – Vanguard News

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on an e-fulfilment centre for e-services, e-commerce, e-governance and e-agriculture. The two organisations agreed on this during a courtesy visit by the...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business DISCOs have failed in electricity supply ― FG – Vanguard News

    THE Federal Government yesterday said that Distribution Companies, DISCOs have failed in supplying adequate electricity to Nigerian consumers. The government said it will no longer provide intervention funds as a subsidy to the DISCOs and may take drastic actions against … Read more via...
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business $500m bribe: Nigerian oil mogul Aliyu Abubakar faces trial in Italy – P.M. News

    An Italian judge has ordered a Nigerian businessman, Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar to stand trial for alleged international corruption relating to a Nigeria oil graft case involving Eni and Shell, a judicial source and his lawyer said on Wednesday.... Read more via P.M. News –
  10. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Jennifer Hudson, others perform special tribute to Kobe – Vanguard News

    Award-winning actress, Jennifer Hudson will tonight perform a special tribute to the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna and their seven friends that tragically passed away on Jan. 26. Hudson’s performance will open the night ahead of player introductions for the 69th NBA All-Star Game on...
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Nigerian Government Wasting Resources, Energy On Amotekun —Akerele-Ogunsiji – Sahara Reporters

    Mrs Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, a social entrepreneur and human development expert, has slammed government in Nigeria for spending energy and resources to create Amotekun. Akerele-Ogunsiji, who spoke at an event in Lagos, also lamented that the funds budgeted for education, infrastructure and...
  12. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment So cos i don’t post designer labels, holidays, i’m not balling? – Rita Dominic – Laila’s Blog

    Nollywood actress and producer, Rita Dominic has taken to her social media page to state that those who think she is not balling because she doesn’t post them … via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News