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    Metro Explosion rocks Nwodo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader’s home – The Sun Newspaper

    The country home of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia John Nwodo at Ukehe in Enugu State has been bombed. A source who confirmed this to Daily Sun said that an Improvised Explosive Device was thrown into his house by unknown persons from outside his … Read more via The...
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    Soldiers arrest 4 Boko Haram terror suspects in Yobe – The Sun Newspaper

    Soldiers on internal security operations in Yobe State have arrested four suspected members of Boko Haram in Mingel and Damagun in Fune Local Government Area of the northern state. The terrorists, all indigenes of Borno State, were arrested by troops of 233 Battalion deployed.... Read more...
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    Plateau community decries alleged rape of residents, indiscriminate grazing by herdsmen –

    Residents of Bokkos town in Plateau State have raised the alarm over rising cases of rape, indiscriminate grazing and intimidation by suspected herdsmen. Over the past three months, indiscriminate grazing in residential areas has particularly been on the increase with no visible security...
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    Police investigate alleged drinking of rat poison by mother of three in Enugu – Vanguard Newspaper

    Enugu – The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced investigation into the circumstances that led to an alleged drinking of rat poison by a mother of three in Enugu City. The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Sunday in … Read more via Vanguard Newspaper –...
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    Egypt jails 13 police for taking part in protest – News

    An Egyptian court has sentenced 13 policemen to between three and five years in prison for taking part in a 2015 strike demanding higher pay and better working conditions. Eleven were sentenced to three years in prison... Read more via News – Get more World...
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    Pope decries attack on church in Nigeria that killed 15 – AP News Archive

    Pope Francis has decried an attack on a church in Nigeria that killed 15 people, including two priests. In remarks Sunday to the public in St. Peter's Square, the pontiff prayed that Nigeria's Christian community...... Read more via AP News Archive – Get more World News
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    Lagos Water Corporation unveils mobile platform for billing, collection – The Guardian Newspaper

    The Managing Director of Lagos Water Corporation (LWC), Mr Muminu Badmus, on Sunday said the Corporation had launched its billing and collection platform tagged ‘LWC mobile.’ Badmus told newsmen in Lagos that … Read more via The Guardian Newspaper - Get more...
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    Saudi Aramco appoints first woman to board of directors – The Guardian Newspaper

    Saudi national oil giant Aramco said Sunday that five new members had been appointed to its board of directors, including the first woman in the firm’s history. Lynn Laverty Elsenhans, 60, is the former head of US oil … Read more via The Guardian Newspaper – Get...
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    Gridlock On 3rd Mainland As LASEMA Conducts Stimulation Exercise – Channels Television News

    The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency( LASEMA) has advised motorists to avoid the Third Mainland bridge following a gridlock which is as a result of a live simulation exercise presently being conducted by the agency. The exercise is conducted in collaboration with stakeholders tagged...
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    Nigeria:Eight Feared Killed As Bandits Attack Birnin Gwari, Kaduna – News

    There was mourning yet again in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Saturday after armed bandits killed eight local miners in the area. The bandits were said to have stormed the forest where the local miners were carrying out their activities and opened fire on … Read...
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    Blame Women Over Broken Marriages In Nigeria- Female Pastor – P.m Express News

    A female pastor and founder of the Glorious Women Ministry, Mrs. Funmi Olusunmade has stated that women should take the blame for most broken marriages in Nigeria because they lacked the understanding of keeping their husbands. P.M.EXPRESS reports that Mrs. Olusunmade stated this on Saturday...
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    Stop whittling down Buhari’s achievements, Lai Mohammed tells critics – Premium Times Newspaper

    The federal government has slammed critics of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for allegedly distorting facts and whittling the achievements of the administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the remarks when he spoke with journalists in New...
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    $496m fighter jets: Lawmakers disagree on Buhari as panel submits report Wednesday - Punch Newspaper

    The All Progressives Congress members in the National Assembly and their Peoples Democratic Party counterparts have disagreed on the possible effect of the report of the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters looking … Read more via Punch Newspapers –
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    I saw My Dead Daughter’s Name On Petition To Recall Dino’-Constituent – Sahara Reporters News

    The verification exercise conducted for the purpose of recalling Mr. Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District from the National Assembly, has been marred by discrepancies and low turnout of petitioners. The Nigerian Tribune reported that.... Read more via Sahara...
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    President Buhari Meets Saraki After Impeachment Threat – Sahara Reporters News

    President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President, Mr. Bukola Saraki, publicly met for the first time on Saturday after last week’s threat by the Senate to impeach the President. Both men met at the wedding ceremony of the daughter of Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the...
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    “They’ve Vowed To Deal With Me”-Senator Who Moved Motion For Buhari’s Impeachment – Sahara Reporters

    The Senator representing Edo South Senatorial district, Matthew Urhoghide, said that some ‘people’ have threatened to deal with him following his motion that section 143 of the constitution should be invoked on President Muhammadu Buhari for withdrawing funds from the national treasury without...
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    Mourinho Wants To Coach For As Long As Wenger – Channels Television News

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes he can emulate Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by coaching into his late 60s. Mourinho will face his old rival Wenger for the last time in an Arsenal match when the Gunners visit Old Trafford.... Read more via Channels Television News –...
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    Ancelotti turns down Italy coaching job – reports – Punch Newspapers

    Carlo Ancelotti has turned down the offer to take over as Italy coach, according to press reports on Sunday. Italy have been without a permanent coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after the four-time champions failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in … Read more via...
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    Saudi King Launches Building Of Entertainment Mega-Park – Channels Television News

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has launched construction of an “entertainment city” near Riyadh, part of a series of multi-billion dollar projects aimed at helping the oil-dependent kingdom diversify its economy. The project is part of a sweeping reform and investment..... Read more via...
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    BBNaija 2018: I don’t like Tobi, I can kill him – Nina – Daily Post Newspaper

    Big brother Naija 2018 finalist, Nina has said she dislike second runner up, Tobi Bakare for being a ‘gossip. Nina said she doesn’t like Tobi and if asked to kill one person among Tobi, Miracle and Rico, she will kill Tobi. Speaking to CoolFm, the 22 year old While playing … Read more...