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    Metro Akinwunmi Adesina: AfDB President buries Dad –

    Late Chief Roland Folorunso Adesina, father of Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB) was buried on Friday in Ibadan. Pa Adesina, 96, who died in March, was an accountant with the Western Regional Government. He retired in 1979... Read more via – Nigeria’s...
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    Metro Senator’s Baby Mama sues, asks for upkeep – Punch Newspapers

    A house girl, who is also the baby mama of Kenyan senator, Kimani Wamatangi, has taken him to court over neglect of their 10-year-old child. According to Winfred Wangui Kimani, the senator has only seen their child twice: “When she was two-month-old and he gave me $69.37; and … Read more...
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    World Madagascar to hold presidential vote in November – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Madagascar will hold a presidential election on November 7, the prime minister said Friday, after street protests and a political crisis that forced the appointment of a caretaker government. If no candidate wins an outright majority, a second.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper...
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    Business Thousands of cryptocurrency projects are already dead – TechCrunch

    Two sites that are actively cataloging failed crypto projects, Coinopsy and DeadCoins, have found that over a 1,000 projects have failed so far in 2018. The projects range from true abandonware to outright scams and include BRIG, a scam by two “brothers,” Jack and Jay Brig, and Titanium, a …...
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    Business NIRSAL, AfDB to tackle Africa’s $35bn food import using technology – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    Relying on new technology, the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have commenced a partnership that would see a significant cut in the $35 billion annual...
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    Sports France Goalkeeper Lloris: Bring On Argentina! – Complete Sports Nigeria

    Captain Hugo Lloris says he and his French teammates are excited about facing Argentina in the round of 16 of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday in Kazan. Argentina scraped through to the knockout stage following a dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria … read more via Complete Sports...
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    Politics Bombing of Nwodo’s house: ‘Police, DSS, Ohanaeze want to give IPOB bad name to hang it’ – The Sun News

    Following the arrest of two suspects for allegedly involved in the bombing of the house of the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Friday, said that the Nigerian Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and … Read more via The Sun News...
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    Metro Tanker Explosion: Family Launches Search for Driver Who Disappeared with Their Son – Thisdaylive

    Hours after the massive tanker explosion at Otedola Bridge area of Ojodu-Berger, Lagos, which claimed nine lives and razed 54 vehicles and a tricycle on Thursday, the disappearance of a toddler and the family driver has spiked fears of abduction. The missing boy, Eyitayo, was last seen …...
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    Metro Police arrest 27 hoodlums in Sokoto – TODAY.NG

    The Sokoto State Police Command Friday paraded a notorious kingpin of a group, Aliyu Bello Yaro, and 26 other hoodlums that specialised in attacking citizens of the state with offensive weapons and inflicting various degrees of injuries on them.... Read more via TODAY.NG –...
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    Metro Ondo monarch’s wife, driver regain freedom – TODAY.NG

    The kidnapped wife of the Alagua of Agua-Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, Mrs. Olukemi Agunloye, on Thursday, regained her freedom after five days in the custody of her abductors.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics TY Danjuma hails de-radicalization of 260 ex-Boko Haram combatants – Vanguard News

    The chairman, Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative Lt. Gen. TY Danjuma has expressed its support for the Operation Safe Corridor Programme. He congratulated the military for the success so far recorded at decimating the activities of the insurgents. Danjuma Lt. Gen. TY Danjuma...
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    Politics Photos : President Muhammadu Buhari in Kastina – Vanguard News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has on Friday said the federal government will assist and support affected victims of rainstorm and windstorm in Katsina State. This was coming as Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State put losses recorded from the incident in … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics Kingsley Moghalu: Why President Buhari must be retired in 2019 – TODAY.NG

    A former deputy governor of Nigeria’s central bank and Young Progressive Party’s presidential aspirant in the next general elections has said President Muhammadu Buhari must be rejected at the polls in 2019.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Kaduna APC Chieftain Returns to PDP – Thisdaylive

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Isa Ashiru, who recently withdrew his membership from the party, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ashiru, a two-term member of both the state House of Assembly and the House of … Read more via Thisdaylive...
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    Politics Sheath your swords, work for Buhari’s victory, aggrieved APC members urged – The Sun News

    Aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) members have been urged to sheath their swords and work towards the victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general election..... Read more via The Sun News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Entertainment FFK’s Wife Keeps Dazzling Her Followers [Photos] – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    She stepped out with her first child and the triplets, (showing just one out of them tho). While posting the photo, the mom of 4 wrote; ‘’ To be honest, I’m just winging it. Life, motherhood, my eye liner. Everything. Out with the Chairman and his goons … via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog...
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    Metro How fatal Lagos tanker accident happened – Witnesses – Premium Times Nigeria

    Several persons who witnessed Thursday’s tanker accident on Otedola Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway have narrated how it happened. Some of them disputed the official casualty figures released by government agencies in the aftermath of the tragedy. A Mack truck tanker loaded with...
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    Metro Court remands ex-minister, four others in EFCC custody over N229million alleged fraud –

    A Federal High Court in Damaturu, Yobe on Friday remanded a former Minister of Science and Technology, Abdu Bulama, and four others for alleged money laundering. Justice Isa Hamadashin, gave the order when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)... Read more via Nigeria News...
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    Metro Lady Celebrates As Her Dad Who’s Sentenced To Life Imprisonment Returns Home After 37 Years – Naijaloaded

    A 39-year-old lady Fatima has taken to social media to share a joyful photo of herself and her father who just returned home from prison. Fatima was just 2-years-old when her father was sentenced to life imprisonment ... Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music &...
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    Politics Court orders EFCC to unfreeze Nyako’s account, unseal his estate – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to unconditionally unfreeze the account of Sen. Abdullaziz Nyako and a company linked to him. Abdullaziz is the son of former Adamawa governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...