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    Metro Nine killed as gastroenteritis hits Sokoto – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Sokoto State Government has confirmed nine deaths as a result of as suspected case of gastroenteritis in seven local government areas of the state. Gastroenteritis occurs when a person’s stomach and... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Oshiomhole speaks on Saraki’s presidential declaration – Premium Times Newspaper

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the declaration to run for the presidency made by Senate President Bukola Saraki has ‘vindicated’ him..... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    World Chilean Clergy Abuse Cases Triple To 119 – Prosecutors – Channels Television

    The number of sexual abuse cases involving Catholic clergy in Chile has soared to 119, the public prosecutor’s office said Friday. A total of 167 bishops, priests and lay members of the... Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    Business Naira depreciates against dollar at investor’s window – TODAY.NG

    Naira on Friday depreciated marginally against the US dollar at the investors’ window, exchanging at N362.64 compared to N362.32 posted on Thursday. The Nigerian currency, however, remained stable... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Entertainment Davido begins NYSC in Lagos – Vanguard Newspaper

    Nigerian pop star, David Adeleke also known as Davido is on a journey to tying up loose ends in his life as he begins the one year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos..... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Politics Angela Merkel in Nigeria: Migration in focus at end of Africa trip – DW.COM

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in the last leg of her trip to three African countries. The smiling leaders appeared at ease as they... Read more via DW.COM – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro ‘Smirking plane pervert groped victim while saying how he loved killing animals’ – Metro

    A plane passenger smirked as he groped a female passenger’s breast while telling her about how much he loves killing animals, police say. Nicholas Stevens, 37, is said to have.... Read more via Metro – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Entertainment 29 Celebrities Who Don’t Drink Alcohol – Delish News

    1 of 29 Andy Murray After a particularly bad teenage hangover, Murray decided "I’m not doing that again. I always wanted to see how far I could go in the sport. I didn’t want to do anything to ... Read more via Delish News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment The Cosby Show’s Geoffrey Owens spotted working on the till at US supermarket 26 years after the show was cancelled – The Sun

    THE Cosby Show’s actor Geoffrey Owens is now working on the tills at a US supermarket. The 57-year-old, who is famed for playing Elvin on the hit show, was snapped hard at work at Trader Joes in New Jersey by a surprised.... Read more via The Sun News – Get more...
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    Sports FIFA President: Nigerians Made World Cup Experience Unforgettable – Sahara Reporters

    Gianni Infantino, President of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has expressed appreciation to the Super Eagles, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Nigerian fans for their “unforgettable” role in the 2018 world cup tournament.... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    Sports Real Madrid hand Ronaldo’s number 7 shirt to Mariano Diaz – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Former Lyon striker, Mariano Diaz has been handed the historic number 7 shirt by Real Madrid after he joined the Spanish giants for €30 million (£27m/$35m). The 25-year-old forward, who was born in... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports AFCON: Wilfried Zaha dropped from Ivory Cooast squad – TODAY.NG

    Ivory Coast coach Ibrahima Camara has surprisingly dropped Wilfried Zaha from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier squad to face Rwanda in Kigali on September 9. Zaha, who has two goals in eight Ivory Coast... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham joins Aston Villa on loan – TODAY.NG

    Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham has joined Championship side Aston Villa on a season-long loan deal. The 20-year-old scored five times... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Golden Eaglets arrive Niamey for WAFU Zone B U-17 tourney – TODAY.NG

    The contingent of Nigeria’s U-17 boys Golden Eaglets has arrived in Niamey, Niger Republic for the WAFU Zone B U-17 Tournament. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro Nigerians Illegally Crossing The Mediterranean Doing So At Their Own Risk, Says Buhari – Sahara Reporters

    Nigerians who leave the country through illegal means are doing so “at their own risk”, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday. The President made the statement while... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro IG Lauds Aregbesola on Security – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has lauded Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, for doing well as Chief Security Officer in the state. He hailed Aregbesola’s government for being alive to its statutory obligations of ensuring security … Read more via...
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    Politics Saraki Meets Dickson, South-east PDP Governors – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Senate President Bukola Saraki has resumed consultations with critical political stakeholders a day after he publicly declared his intention to run for President. Saraki and members of his campaign team are now in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa … Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper –...
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    Politics Atiku Picks Presidential Nomination Form, Promises to Make Nigeria Work Again – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Ahead of the 2019 elections, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Friday picked the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Nomination and Expression of Interest forms. Abubakar, a presidential aspirant on the platform of PDP, promised to make Nigeria work again if elected. Speaking through one of...
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    Politics Rivers 2019: Amaechi caucus endorses Dele Cole for APC ticket – Vanguard Newspaper

    The Rotimi Amaechi led caucus in the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has endorsed billionaire oil dealer, Tonye Dele Cole as the candidate of the party … Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics 2019: We are tired of Saraki dynasty – Kwara residents – TODAY.NG

    The people of Ajikobi Ward in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara said they were tired of the Saraki dynasty and had resolved to reject him or anybody he put forward for election in the state.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Political News