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    Politics APC disqualifies two Buhari ministers from seeking governorship election - Premium Times

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has blocked two ministers from being governorship candidates in their states. The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, and that of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, were disqualified by the screening committee of the APC. Ms Alhassan seeks to govern...
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    Sports Indonesian Players Beat Referee Mercilessly, Chase Him Off Pitch After Penalty (Pics) - Nairaland

    A referee got the beating of his life during a game after giving a controversial penalty decision during a game. A referee was brutally attacked and chased off a pitch after an Indonesian league game descended into chaos. The startling scenes took place during Peregres Gresik United’s game...
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    Metro FG declares October 1 public holiday – Premium Times Nigeria

    The federal government has declared Monday, October 1 as public holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary. It made the declaration in a statement issued by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Thursday in Abuja. The statement was signed by the Permanent...
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    Metro Strike: Buhari’s Chief of Staff meets labour leaders – Punch Newspapers

    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, on Thursday met some labour leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was called to resolve the issues that led to the ongoing warning strike by workers. Kyari said he summoned the meeting with … Read more...
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    Metro Man arrested for using Army uniform to rob retired soldier – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    A 23-year-old man identified as Adeoye Ayomide has been nabbed by the Ogun State Police command for allegedly using Nigeria Army uniform to rob people in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi revealed that the suspect is a member of an … Read more...
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    Politics Primate Ayodele makes prediction about 2019, recalls Adeosun –

    Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has revealed how he predicted some of the present happenings in the country were earlier predicted by him. One of such predictions, according to him, is the controversy surrounding the NYSC certificate scandal of erstwhile...
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    Politics Osun rerun: Results from polling units – Punch Newspapers

    Results from the polling units involved in the Osun rerun election have revealed that the All Progressives Congress’ candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, may be declared the winner of the Osun State governorship election. The rerun took place in seven polling units in four local governments areas in...
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    Politics Lagos Governorship Primary: We are fully ready, says APC –

    The Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mr Abiodun Salami, made the statement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday said it had … Read more via – Nigeria’s...
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    World Poilce foil terrorist attack in Netherlands, arrest seven – Punch Newspapers

    Dutch police arrested seven men suspected of plotting to carry out a “major terrorist attack” at a high-profile event using explosive belts and an AK-47 assault rifle, on Thursday, the public prosecutor’s office said.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get more...
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    Business NSE: Trading close on bearish trend, market indicators drop 0.61% – Premium Times Nigeria

    Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a negative note on Thursday with Nestle leading the price losers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the All-Share Index dropped by 199.92 points or 0.61 per cent to close at 32,763.35 against … Read more via...
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    World Samsung Electronics chairman indicted on charges of union sabotage – The Verge

    Lee Sang-hoon, the chairman of Samsung Electronic’s board of directors, has been indicted for allegedly sabotaging unions in what prosecutors claim is a violation of South Korea’s labor laws, reports the Financial Times. Lee, who became chairman in March of this year, will face trial along...
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    World Facebook lets advertisers target you using ‘shadow’ phone numbers – The Telegraph

    Facebook can use people’s phone numbers to target adverts at them even when they have never handed said numbers over to the company. A team of computer scientists was able to reach individuals using phone numbers and email addresses that they had not shared with the social network. ... Read...
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    Metro Police teargas, manhandle journalist at Osun INEC headquarters – Premium Times Nigeria

    A journalist with Galaxy TV, Seun Falomo, was manhandled by police officers at the INEC headquarters, Osogbo, Thursday afternoon. Mr Falomo, a duly accredited journalist, was teargassed at close range and beaten by the officers. He was accused of snapping photos of them while they were...
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    Politics PDP Youth Leader Killed In Osun Rerun, Another Beaten Up By Thugs- Deji Adeyanju – Politics –

    The PDP youth leader in Ife North local government area in Osun state has been allegedly killed by unknown persons. Political activist, Deji Adeyanju, shared the sad news on twitter. He also shared photos of a PDP agent that was beaten... Read more via –...
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    Politics How FRSC ‘deliberately excluded’ Muslim women from recruitment exercise – MURIC – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has alleged that the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, deliberately excluded Muslim women in the ongoing nationwide recruitment exercise of the corps. The rights group claimed that by requesting applicants to appear in white shorts, white round neck T-shirts...
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    World WhatsApp co-founder: Facebook already had plans to serve ads on the app before acquisition – The Next Web

    Brian Acton – one of the co-founders of the popular messaging app WhatsApp – resigned from Facebook in 2017. And with that, he left $850 million on the table in the form of non-vested … Read more via The Next Web – Get more World News
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    Politics Adeleke calls for Buhari’s intervention, says no rerun held in Osun – Premium Times Nigeria

    The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun rerun election, Ademola Adeleke, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to save the country from shame it could face from the international community. His comments is coming on the sidelines of the rerun election ongoing in …...
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    World Buhari makes case for total elimination of nuclear weapons – Punch Newspapers

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday made a case for the total elimination of nuclear weapons. He said nuclear weapons remained the ultimate agents of mass destruction, and their total elimination should be the final objective of all disarmament processes. Buhari, who was represented by the...
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    Business Nigeria’s telecoms sector loses $3b to call masking, refilling – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Nigeria’s telecommunication sector is said to be losing $3 billion yearly to sharp practices. This was disclosed by the Executive Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta at the 85th edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) currently ongoing in Lagos. Dabatta … Read more via The...
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    Entertainment New Queen Of Rap? Cardi B Scores Her Third Billboard #1 – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Cardi B is on a roll to take the crown from Nicki Minaj as the queen of rap and there is no stopping her as the "I Like It" rapper has scored her third #1 hit on Billboard.... via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News