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    Politics Ohanaeze accuses FG of double standard: IPoB proscribed; killer herdsmen, sponsors walk free – Vanguard Nigeria Newspaper

    Agbo ENUGU – PRESIDENT General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, Chief John … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Sports Serena Williams laughs off catsuit ban and ignore US Open favourite tag – The Independent

    Serena Williams’ catsuit outfit, to which organisers of the French Open eventually took exception, is unlikely to be seen in the foreseeable future, but not because of any dress code imposed by tournaments. “When it comes to fashion, you don’t want to be a repeat offender,” Williams said …...
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    Sports F1 live: Belgian Grand Prix 2018 qualifying – latest updates – The Telegraph

    The Ardennes has its own micro-climate in late summer, a time when the peace of the forest can be broken without warning by a sopping cloudburst. So it proved on Saturday, as a qualifying shoot-out that began.... read more via The Telegraph – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports The 5 highest-paid soccer players in the Premier League – CNBC

    The English Premier League kicked off on August 10th, and soccer fans all over the world are excited for a new season of long-standing rivalries, thrilling victories and crushing defeats. Part of what makes the Premier League so well-respected and so widely enjoyed is the sheer volume of soccer...
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    Metro Trump cuts more than $200 million in U.S. aid to Palestinians – Reuters

    The United States is cutting more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinians, the State Department said on Friday, amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership.... Read more via U.S. – Get more World News
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    World China says agrees with Britain to discuss ‘top notch’ free trade deal – Reuters

    China and Britain have agreed to look at the possibility of reaching a “top notch” free trade agreement after Britain leaves the European Union, China’s Commerce Ministry said on Saturday after talks with British trade minister Liam Fox. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam...
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    Metro Man Invited Lady For A Date, She Came With Her 5 Friends. See What The Man Did [PHOTOS]

    He called her out for an outing at the club and she invited 5 of her friends. The man made sure he stuck to hsi budget, buying drinks for only himself and her.
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    Business Insurance stocks top Lagos Bourse laggards list – BusinessDay

    At the Lagos Bourse, investors who took positions in some insurance companies, particularly the penny stocks have seen the value of their shares deplete remarkably this year, recording value loss in excess of 40percent year-to-date (ytd). The price list of stocks listed on the … Read more...
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    Business Nigeria’s Crude oil exports expected to hit 5 months high in October – Nairametrics

    Economic activities in the country could witness a further uptick in the last quarter of the year as crude oil exports are forecast to hit a 5 month high of 1.73 million barrels per day in October. Increased crude oil imports impact the … Read more via Nairametrics –
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    Business FG’s N40b Anchor Borrowers fund to boost rice farming- Buhari – BusinessDay

    President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the N40 billion set apart by the Federal government under the Anchor Borrowers Program being managed by the Central Bank of Nigeria is specifically geared towards helping rice farmer across the country raise production The President stated this …...
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    Business CPC sets up special channel to check DSTV’s tariff – Nairametrics

    Following the halt of increment in subscription fees across bouquet by MultiChoice on DStv by a Federal High Court, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has started a special channel for receiving complaints from the Pay TV customers who are unable to renew their subscription in compliance with...
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    Entertainment Why I became a gospel artiste – Righteousman – BusinessDay

    Veteran artiste, Righteousman is doing more of gospel music at the moment but just a few might know there was a time the artiste was more of a conscious music artiste. In a chat with Bliss recently, the musician however explained he was not really … via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...
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    Sports Liverpool reject £2bn takeover bid from cousins of Manchester City owners – BusinessDay

    Liverpool have turned down a whooping £2 billion bid from cousin of Manchester City owner Sheik Mansour, according to a report by the Daily Mail. There were several meetings over a six month period that ran into this year with Khaled Bin Zayed Al … read more via BusinessDay : News you can...
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    Metro Diabetes: More Nigerians losing limbs due to ignorance – BusinessDay

    As the statistics on diabetes and amputations show increases in Nigerians, health experts are left scratching their heads on finding long term solutions to the problems. The situation is said to have worsened largely because of ignorance of both the affected individuals and persistent …...
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    Politics 800m walk was to prove my popularity, not fitness – Buhari – BusinessDay

    President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Daura broached the issue of his opting to trek some distance after observing Eid prayers at Kofar Arewa Eid Ground and the humbling hero’s welcome from the well-wishers that lined the street. This is just as he reiterated that … Read more via BusinessDay...
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    Politics Abia, Kano to collaborate in SMEs development – BusinessDay

    Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has pledged his readiness to collaborate with Kano State on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) development in the state. Governor Ikpeazu disclosed this at Government House Umuahia when he received in audience Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano …...
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    Business Naira gains as CBN injects $543m, CNY 63m into forex markets – BusinessDay

    The nation’s currency on Friday traded strong after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday, August 23 and Friday, August 24, 2018, injected a total sum of $543.22 million and CNY 63.21 million into the inter-bank foreign exchange market. Naira gained N0.25k against … Read more via...
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    Business Ecobank appoints Mayilamene, Anan-Ankomah as group executives – BusinessDay

    Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group has announced the appointment of Yves Mayilamene as group executive, human resources, following the resignation of Julie Essiam early this year. His appointment took effect immediately. As a member of...
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    Entertainment Adorable Moment Tiwa Savage Brought Her Son On Stage At Her London Concert (Photo) – Nairaland

    Mavins First Lady, Tiwa Savage who just wrapped up her sold out ‘Savage Tour’ concert, which held at the 02 Arena in Indigo, London yesterday, brought her son, Jamil up on stage as she rehearsed before her concert kicked off... via Nairaland – Get more Nigeria...
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    Entertainment Music can’t stop me from being a neurosurgeon – Kbaby – BusinessDay

    Chukwukeayem Okoro is an 11 year- old artiste who wants to take over the music industry with her music. Fondly called Kbaby, which is also her stage name, the young lady has said her love for music will not deter her from being a neurosurgeon, … via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...