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    Metro Boko Haram jihadists raid military base in Borno – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Boko Haram fighters aboard dozens of vehicles raided a base near a key city in northeast Nigeria, in their latest assault on the.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan elections – the Guardian

    The former international cricket star Imran Khan has declared victory in Pakistan’s general election, hailing what he described as “the fairest” vote in the country’s history, despite widespread allegations it was rigged in favour of his Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.... Read more via the...
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    Metro Grandfather Jailed For Fathering His 3 Grand Children…. – Stella Dimoko

    Oh Dear!!!! A man has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after admitting fathering his daughter’s three children. Ashraf Khan was called a “wicked” man by the judge after his illicit children fought for justice for their mother, whose secret was only revealed when she spoke out on … Read...
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    Metro NAFDAC: Agency destroys N650m counterfeit goods in Kaduna –

    The Director-General of the agency, Prof. Christiana Adeyeye, said at the destruction site in Buruku, Kaduna State, that the products were substandard, falsely labelled medicines, unwholesome food products and cosmetics. The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control...
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    Metro Nigeria To Witness Longest Lunar Eclipse On Friday, Scientist Says – The Trent

    Nigeria will on Friday night experience a spectacular total lunar eclipse, which will last for one hour, a professor, Augustine Ubachukwu, has said. Ubachukwu, the leader of Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Group of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, disclosed this on Thursday, July 26...
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    Politics Court Gives Adeleke Six Days to Present School Certificate – Thisdaylive

    Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, Thursday ruled that Senator Ademola Adeleke be given the opportunity to present his school certificate before the court by Wednesday, August 1, 2018 It would be recalled that Rasheed Olabayo and Oluwaseun Idowu...
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    Politics Jibrin: APC Defectors Working to Return Back – Thisdaylive

    The Convener/spokesman of the Parliamentary Support Group, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC, Kano), Thursday claimed that some of the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in both the Senate and House of Representatives who recently defected … Read more via Thisdaylive –
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    Politics ‘I Remain An APC Member’ – Shehu Sani – The Trent

    Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Thursday, July 26, 2018 declared that he remains a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The senator made this declaration while fielding questions from journalists at the APC National Secretariat...
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    Politics Score Card: ‘It’s Impossible For Buhari To Accept Fresh Ideas’ – Sheikh Gumi – The Trent

    Sheikh Hamed Gumi, a fierce Northern cleric, has said it is impossible for President Muhammadu Buhari to accept fresh ideas. He also said the president believed most Nigerians who were not in his circle were rascals, thieves, and fraudsters. The Islamic cleric said this in an interview with …...
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    World Turkey Will ‘Never Tolerate Threats’ Over Detained US Pastor – Channels Television

    Turkey on Thursday said Ankara would “never tolerate threats” over detained US pastor Andrew Brunson after President Donald Trump demanded his release and warned Washington was ready to impose … Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    World Israeli cartoonist sacked after drawing Netanyahu as pig – Punch Newspapers

    An Israeli news publisher said Thursday it had sacked a cartoonist who depicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as one of the pigs in George Orwell’s political satire “Animal Farm”. Following passage last week of a controversial law which critics say discriminates against non-Jewish...
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    Business Anambra Partners Tiger Foods To Enhance Agric Export In The State – P.M.EXPRESS

    The Governor Willie Obiano led administration in Anambra State is partnering with Tiger Foods in establishing a backward integration that will ultimately enhance the Agric Export potentials in the State. The Deputy Governor of Anambra State Dr. Nkem Okeke, Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture...
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    Business Facebook Owner Mark Zuckerberg Loses $17.6 Billion In Net Worth – The Trent

    As Facebook stock plunged over 20 per cent in after-hours trading on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, following a disappointing earnings report, CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost $17.6 billion in net worth. The 34-year-old Facebook billionaire, who had been worth as much as $86.5 billion when Facebook stock...
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    Metro Offa Bank Robbery: DPP Did Not Exonerate Saraki, Say Police – Thisdaylive

    Police have denied media reports that the Director of Public Prosecution’s report on the April 5 Offa bank robbery exonerated Senate President Bukola Saraki. The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), DCP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement Thursday said the DPP did … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Alleged N805m Fraud: EFCC Wants Sen. Nwaoboshi Trial Assigned To A New Judge – Leadership Newspaper

    The on-going trial of the Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, over an alleged N805m fraud, was on Thursday stalled due to the opposition of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to fiat granted to Justice Mohammed Idris to continue to...
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    Politics “President Buhari has no free money to give, but he has a better future for all of us” – Lady, says – YabaLeftOnline

    A Nigerian lady identified as Victoria O Vicky on Facebook has reportedly being a die-hard supporter of Buhari’s 2019 presidency aspiration. According to one of her numerous posts on the platform, she said “Muhammadu Buhari Has No Free Money To Dash Us, But He Has Better Future To … Read...
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    World Man Who Destroyed Trump’s Hollywood Star Reportedly Offers Bail To New Vandal – Huffington

    A man who decimated President Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a pickax on Wednesday is reportedly being offered bail from a man who vandalized the same marker in 2016. James Otis said he would pay Austin Clay’s $20,000 bail after the … Read more via More Top Stories –...
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    Metro This Woman Saved $100,000 in 3.5 Years on a $54,000 Salary. Here’s How – Yahoo News

    After graduating from college in 2004, Bola Sokunbi challenged herself to save as much as possible. She had admired the way her mother became a “hustle queen,” jumping into business after staying home to raise four children, and she wanted to start laying her own financial foundation. Working...
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    World 21-year-old Kenyan student raped, stabbed to death by her boyfriend’s step-brother – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Police in Kisumu have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly killing his step-brother’s girlfriend. The suspect, Joseph Ayomo stabbed 21-year-old Beverline, a Kenyatta University student, to death on Wednesday at 3am in Migosi Estate... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
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    World Twitter will lock your account if you change your display name to Elon Musk – The Verge

    Twitter has implemented a new method for combating cryptocurrency scammers: it now automatically locks unverified accounts that change their display name to Elon Musk. If you have a non-verified account that is not associated with a phone number, changing your display name to that of the...