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    Metro Man, 22, docked for snatching lady’s handbag – Vanguard News

    A 22-year-old man, Oyeniyi Olaotan, who allegedly snatched a female handbag containing one Tecno cellphone and N20,000 cash on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat, however, granted the accused N50,000 bail, after he pleaded not...
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    Metro Poor economy: Police arraign man, who climbed telecom mast in Abuja – Punch Newspapers

    The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the trio, who are residents of Kaduna State, …...
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    Metro Police warns against violence in Osun rerun – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Nigerian Police has raised alarm over the plot by some unidentified factions in the politics of the state to make Thursday’s governorship rerun election violent. The election held on Saturday, 22 September was declared inconclusive by the … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    Metro Reverse Ondo Varsity New Tuition Now Or Face Mass Action, Group Tells Akeredolu – Sahara Reporters

    A human rights group, Sunshine Liberation Front (SLF), has threatened “mass action” against the government of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, following an increment in the tuition of the students of the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) in Ondo. The SLF said it was … Read...
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    Politics My life is under threat‎, says Adeleke; writes Diplomatic Mission – Vanguard News

    The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ademola Adeleke has written a letter to diplomatic missions in Nigeria, raising alarm over threats to his life and alleged clamp down on his supporters ahead of Thursday’s supplementary polls. Adeleke In the letter...
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    Politics Looters working against Buhari’s reelection, says Presidential Support C’ttee – Vanguard News

    The Presidential Support Committee, an umbrella body for all support groups rooting for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari has described those fiercely working against the reelection of the president as looters who want to return the nation to Tue dark days of … Read more via...
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    Politics Omisore Backs APC, Says Ruling Party, SDP to Form Coalition Govt in Osun – Thisdaylive

    Ahead of the Osun rerun governorship election, a confident Senator Iyiola Omisore said his Social Democratic … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2R0dgEz Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Macron’s Visit Has Changed Nigeria-France Relations, Says Envoy – Thisdaylive

    The Country Director of the France Development Agency (AFD) Pascal Grangereau on Wednesday said the visit of France President Emmanuel Macron to Nigeria last July has greatly changed the relations between the two countries, with France now exploiting other areas of … Read more via Thisdaylive...
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    Politics Your Accusations against Me are False, Abe Tells Amaechi – Thisdaylive

    Senator representing Rivers South-east in the Senate, Magnus Abe, has denied a series of accusations leveled against him by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, assuring the former governor that contrary to his allegation, he would never betray him. Abe who admitted that Amaechi had...
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    World China doesn’t want me to win upcoming polls, Trump says – Punch Newspapers

    US President Donald Trump accused China on Wednesday of working against his Republican Party in upcoming midterm polls, saying Beijing wanted to see him suffer an electoral blow because of his hard line on trade. “Regrettably we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming...
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    World Julie Swetnick accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct – TODAY.NG

    Julie Swetnick became the third woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct after her lawyer tweeted a declaration of the allegations on Wednesday. According to the declaration, shared by lawyer Michael Avenatti, Swetnick said she met Kavanaugh and his school...
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    World Blast Kills Eight Soldiers In Burkina Faso – Channels Television

    Eight soldiers were killed on Wednesday by a blast in the troubled north of Burkina Faso, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore announced. “I have just learned that eight Burkinabe soldiers died after their vehicle drove over a home-made mine planted by the … Read more via Channels Television...
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    World Respect Workers’ Rights, EU Tells Ryanair – Channels Television

    Brussels on Wednesday told Ryanair it must respect workers’ rights enshrined in EU law, as the no-frills airline prepares for a strike by cabin crew later this week. As the Dublin-based carrier cut the number of flights it plans to cancel because of Friday’s walkout … Read more via Channels...
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    World Brazilian presidential candidate Ciro Gomes hospitalised – Punch Newspapers

    Brazilian Presidential Candidate Ciro Gomes, who is running third in the latest opinion polls, has been hospitalised in Sao Paulo, Hospital Sources said on Wednesday. The 60-year old entered hospital on Tuesday and has been discharged on Wednesday, the sources told dpa. The candidate was...
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    Business NBS: Nigeria Recorded Favourable Trade Balance in Q2 – Thisdaylive

    Nigeria’s all products terms of trade (TOT) indices for April, May and June 2018 stood at 100.5, 111.1 and 109.2 respectively, indicating favourable TOT for all the months of the second quarter (Q2), the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has stated. … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Business Nigeria’s central bank governor optimistic over $8.1 bln MTN transfer dispute – Topix News

    Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele said on Tuesday he was optimistic the bank would resolve a dispute linked to allegations that South African telecom firm MTN moved funds out of the country illegally. The bank month ordered MTN and its banks to bring $8.134 billion back into …...
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    Business Uber to pay $148m penalty over data breach – Punch Newspapers

    Ride-hailing service Uber agreed to pay record $148 million penalty over a massive 2016 data breach, which the company concealed for a year, New York’s attorney general announced on Wednesday. “This record settlement should send a clear message: we have zero tolerance for those who skirt the...
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    Business Bayelsa Partners Customs On Cargo Airport – Sahara Reporters

    The Bayelsa State Government has solicited the partnership and services of the Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) to ensure smooth operational take-off of the state International Cargo Airport, located along Amassoma Road in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state. The Director General of...
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    Sports Bayern Star Goretzka Nursing Knock After Left-Back Debut – Channels Television

    Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka faces a race to be fit to face Hertha Berlin on Friday after twisting his ankle playing out of position at left-back. The 23-year-old Germany international, normally a central midfielder, replaced David Alaba... read...
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    Metro Kogi labour orders closure of private, public offices in 21 LGs – Punch Newspapers – Punch Newspapers

    The organised labour in Kogi has directed workers in the private and public sectors to embark on a seven-day strike with effect from September 27. The directive was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Lokoja by the state chapters of the … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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