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    World Nigerian-born Obi to lead Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa initiative – Punch Newspapers

    Nigerian-born United States’ based scholar, Dr Cyril Obi, has been appointed to direct the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa programme, an initiative of Social Science Research Council. According to a statement from SSRC, Obi, who is the Programme Director of the organisation’s African...
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    Sports Allegri reveals why Juventus star Dybala is struggling – Yahoo! Sports

    Massimiliano Allegri pinpointed fitness as the reason behind Paulo Dybala’s waning form following a largely anonymous display against Frosinone. Dybala, 24, is yet to find his feet in a forward line rejigged to accommodate Cristiano Ronaldo, who moved on from his Champions … read more via...
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    Sports Matic happy with surgery after playing through pain to aid Man Utd cause - Yahoo! Sports

    Nemanja Matic admits that he was forced to play through the pain at Manchester United last season, with surgery required over the summer in order to get him back to full fitness. The Serbia international made 49 appearances for the Red Devils … read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video –...
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    Metro Woman arrested for bathing her husband’s mistress with acid in Delta –

    A 43-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly bathing a female rival with acid – According to reports, the incident occurred at a hotel in Asaba where her husband and the female rival were believed to have had … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read Naija news 24/7 –...
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    Metro Rainfall, thunderstorms to prevail on Tuesday – NiMet – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of rainfall and thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Tuesday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Monday, predicted cloudy morning over the central cities with thunderstorms over...
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    Metro Oyo-Ita approves deployment of Permanent Secretaries – BusinessDay

    In what has been described as routine movement, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF), Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday approved the deployment of four Permanent Secretaries to head strategic federal government Ministries Department and agencies , MDAs. A statement by the Wunmi …...
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    Metro TCN restores power supply to North East – BusinessDay

    The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that it successfully restored electricity supply to the North Eastern states of Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe, Taraba, Adamawa and Borno today, the 24th of September, 2018, after the Jos- Gombe 330kV transmission line tripped on fault. In …... Read...
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    Politics Ambode: Yoruba Forum declares support for Lagos governor, warns APC – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum says it stands with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on his second term ambition. Ambode is going into Saturday’s primary and will be up against a strong contender, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –
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    Politics Osun rerun: APC candidate, Oyetola denies feud with Gov. Aregbesola – Daily Post Nigeria

    The flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has denied any friction between him and Governor Rauf Aregbesola, over last Saturday’s election, describing such insinuation as irrational and imagination of his detractors. Oyetola said the motive...
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    Politics Former pro-Buhari man who trekked against APC from Lagos to Abuja joins PDP (photos) –

    Isa Mohammed Munlaila, one of the many excited men who had allegedly trekked for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015, is said to have returned and subsequently showed his solidarity with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This is … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷...
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    World 28 killed, over 2,500 arrested in Addis Ababa clashes – Daily Nation

    At least 28 people have been killed and more than 2,500 youths arrested in the latest flare-up in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, an official has confirmed. Addis Ababa Police Commissioner, Major General Degife Badi, on Monday said the deaths … Read more via Daily Nation | Home –...
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    Entertainment American Rapper, Big Sean, Talks About His Nigerian Roots In New Interview – NET Ng

    American Rapper, Big Sean, in a recent interview has revealed he is “part-Nigerian” The 30-year-old while speaking with Vibe Magazine told ... via Nigerian Entertainment Today – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Oris Aigbokhaevbolo: A Woman Scorned Does Harm in Daniel Oriahi’s Sylvia – BellaNaija

    The average Nigerian has probably heard about the concept of a spirit-spouse. Like most lovers, they are jealous and want to be the only one in your life. Unlike most lovers, you can’t really kiss them. But, as the story goes, that hardly stops them from blocking the beloved’s chances at …...
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    Politics Osun rerun: Omisore gives conditions to support PDP – Punch Newspapers

    The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in last Saturday’s election in Osun State, Sen Iyiola Omisore, has said that he will only pledge his support for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, in the Thursday’s rerun of the poll … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Politics How IBB Has ‘Anointed’ Four Presidential Aspirants In Three Months – Naijaloaded

    During the weekend, the campaign train of Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, stopped at the Minna, Niger state residence of former military President Ibrahim Babangida (IBB). The governor, who is seeking the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) … Read more via...
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    Politics Osun Election: PDP Chieftain Arrested For Alleged Vote Buying (PHOTO) – The Trent

    Wasiu Adeagbo, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been arrested by the police for allegedly buying of votes. Adeagbo was arrested at Ward 8, Unit 9, Fiwasaye, in Osogbo Local Government Area, LGA on Saturday, September 22, 2018. According to a statement on the Nigeria Force...
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    World France says ‘no alternative’ to AU-led plan on C.Africa – ModernGhana News

    France's foreign minister said an African Union-led plan was the only viable way to end fighting among rival factions in the Central African Republic, pushing back Monday against an alternative peace process steered by Russia. "There is no alternative that is either desirable or is likely to...
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    World 6 siblings of an Arizona Congress member endorse his opponent in attack ads – Vox

    Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar is facing attacks from an atypical group in his reelection bid: his own family. Six of Gosar’s nine brothers and sisters have endorsed his Democratic opponent, Dr. David Brill, and appeared in Brill’s campaign videos discussing their brother. One … Read...
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    Entertainment Beautiful Actress, Ini Edo Causes Uproar On Instagram With Breathtaking Photos – Tori News

    Without a doubt, Ini Edo is one of the most attractive Nigerian actresses who has charmed her many fans over the years with her stunning beauty.... via Tori News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Too Much Sauce: Check Out Top 14 Looks From The Trending #AgbadaChallenge (Photos) – Tori News

    Top Nigerian celebrities on Sunday stormed the premiere of Ayo Makun’s ‘Merry Men’ movie in their best agbada outfits as part of the trending #AgbadaChallenge. Richard Mofe-Damijo, Falz, Ramsey Noauh, Waje, Anto, IK Ogbonna... via Tori News – Get more Nigeria...