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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics PDP governors in crucial meeting in Abuja –

    Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in a crucial meeting in Abuja, Nigerian Tribune has reported. The newspaper reports that the venue of the meeting is the Sokoto State Governor' s lodge which is located at Asokoro District... Read more via –...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ‘If You Have No Electricity Meter, Don’t Pay More Than N1,800 A Month’ – NERC – The Trent

    The National electricity regulatory commission, NERC, on Wednesday, February 25, 2020, directed all the 11 electricity distribution companies in the country to stop billing consumers who have not been metered, more than 1,800 a month. There has been a public outcry from consumers in the...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Army corporal kills self, 4 colleagues in Borno –

    For reasons yet unknown, a Nigerian soldier in Borno on Wednesday, February 26, took his own life. The strange development was revealed by the Nigerian Army spokesman, Sagir Musa. The late soldier also killed at least four officers and injured two others after firing shots at them... Read...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Twitter user dies days after tweeting ‘Anybody can die anytime, enjoy your life! You only live once’ –

    A young Nigerian man on Twitter has allegedly lost his life days after posting about death. Followers of the individual flooded his timeline with condolence messages.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America – P.M. News

    Brazil’s Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the first case in South America after a Sao Paulo resident tested positive for the novel coronavirus. At a news conference, Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta said; “The case of coronavirus has been confirmed. The test carried out by the...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Just call me Harry!’: Prince DROPS his royal title as he returns to Britain without Meghan – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Duke of Sussex today embarked on his final round of engagements as a senior working royal as he launched a new eco-friendly travel firm in Edinburgh and asked delegates ‘just to call him Harry’. Prince Harry, who will step down as a senior royal … Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s...
  7. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Netflix unveils cast & crew for its first ‘Netflix Naija’ original series – Pulse Nigeria News

    US streaming platform, Netflix is set to kick off production for its very first original series to be headlined by Nollywood Director, Akin Omotoso. Nollywood is the latest African film industry to join the Netflix and Africa collaboration spearheaded by Kenyan executive, Dorothy Ghettuba...
  8. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment I made N30million after I lied I owned Onye Eze’s house – Blessing Okoro – Laila’s Blog

    Controversial blogger Blessing Okoro has claimed she made close to N30million after the Onye Enze controversy where she had claimed she owned his house. The Instagram influencer had taken to her platform to call out trolls who chose to bring her down rather than focus on their lives...
  9. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Emmanuel Adebayor Shows Off His Exotic Cars And Mansion As He Celebrates 36th Birthday (Photo) – Tori News

    Footballer, Emmanuel Adebayor has shown off his different exotic cars and his mansion to celebrate his birthday. Emmanuel Adebayor, a former Real Madrid, Tottenham, Arsenal and Man City footballer took to his Instagram page this afternoon to show off his exotic cars and home as he celebrated his...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Lyon: Governor Diri, Dickson, Bayelsa PDP chair reacts to Supreme Court victory –

    The dismissal of the application of David Lyon and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa by the Supreme Court in Abuja has inspired joy and deep satisfaction in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s camp in the state. According to The Nation, the decision of the Supreme Court on...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro I Still Insist That Coronavirus Is Caused By Corruption – EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu – Tori News

    EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu insists that the deadly Coronavirus is caused by corruption as it was debunked earlier. Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is still insisting that Coronavirus is caused by Corruption... Read more via Tori News –...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Coronavirus symptoms USA: How to stay safe –

    The outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus and its spread across various countries of the world has kept a lot of citizens in fear. With more than 2,700 lives lost to the deadly virus across the globe, its presence in the US has become a significant concern to the young … Read more via
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro At last, IGP orders immediate disbandment of SARS offices nationwide –

    To the joy and immense relief of many Nigerians, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has called for the immediate disbandment of all offices of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This was revealed by the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari... Read...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ISWAP Attacks Chibok Village, Kidnaps Head Of Civilian JTF – Nairaland

    Mohammed Abba, the head of the civilian joint task force (JTF) in Bambula community in Chibok local government area of Borno state, has been abducted by suspected members of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP). The insurgents attacked the community around 4am on Wednesday when...
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports UEFA League: Barca hold Napoli as Bayern thrash Chelsea – Newtelegraph

    Barcelona grabbed an away goal as they came from behind to draw against Napoli in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie in Italy. Dries Mertens curled in from 18 yards in the first half to become Napoli’s joint top scorer of all-time, level with Marek Hamsik on 121 goals...
  16. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Saudi Arabia to bid £400m to host Tyson Fury next fight against Wilder or Joshua – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Saudi Arabia’s royal family are set to bid an outrageous £400m to host Tyson Fury’s next fight after members of the Royal Family were ringside in Las Vegas to watch the Gypsy King’s ruthless win over Deontay Wilder at the weekend. Fury defeated Wilder on Sunday morning to … Read more via...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Osun Assembly proposes death penalty for kidnappers – Daily Post Nigeria

    Osun State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, held a public hearing on the proposed death penalty for kidnappers, as a response to ravaging insecurity in the state. The parliamentarians unanimously agreed that whoever was found culpable of kidnapping should be sentenced to death, which elicited...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Algeria announces its first case of Coronavirus – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    There is a new case of Coronavirus in Africa following the Algerian Health Ministry announcement of a confirmed case of the deadly disease in the country. Algeria’s Minister of Health, Shamsuddin Shitor revealed that they were able to detect the flu-like virus due to the vigilance system...
  19. Nigeria World News

    World Thomas Markle slams daughter Meghan Markle, says she insulted The Queen and has “dumped every family” – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Thomas Markle has slammed his daughter Meghan Markle again and accused her of treating Queen Elizabeth and the royal family shabbily. Thomas Markle Sr. was seen at an Office Depot in Rosarito, Mexico, and was asked if his daughter has the right to use the term "royal" as … Read more via...
  20. Nigeria World News

    World 18 killed as Hindu and Muslim groups clash in India – Vanguard News

    18 people have been killed as Hindu and Muslim groups clash in India. Rioting and unrest continued in Delhi for the third night in a row, with reports of Muslim homes and shops being targeted by violent mobs. Eighteen people have been killed so far in … Read more via Vanguard News –...