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    Politics Dino Melaye Needs Mental Evaluation – Presidency - Daily Post Nigeria

    The Presidency has lambasted the embattled Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye for rebuking President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie said Melaye needs mental evaluation. READ MORE HERE
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    APC chieftain urges youths to rise up to their responsibilities – TODAY.NG

    Mr Jamilu Mohammed, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Katsina State, has called on Nigerian youths to rise up and proffer solutions to the various problems currently bedeviling the nation. Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    I Will Not Deviate from Fayose’s Populist Governance Style, Says Ekiti Deputy Governor – Thisday

    The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) for the July 14 governorship election, Prof Kolapo Olusola, has promised the electorate that he won’t deviate from the populist approach to governance as exemplified in the leadership style of … Read more...
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    N240m Fraud: Bizman Narrates How Ex-Lagos Rep, Others Defrauded Him – P.M.EXPRESS

    A businessman, Austin Albert Ugochukwu , on Thursday, narated before a Federal High Court, Lagos, how a former member of the House of Representative representing Eti-Osa Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Honourable Anthony Akala, and other members of his group defrauded him of the sum of N240...
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    I Had A Buyer – Says Ibezim Who Stole 2-Year Old Baby – P.M.EXPRESS

    A 30-year old woman, Mrs. Elizabeth Ibezim, who went to Mile 12 market in Lagos and stole a 2-year old baby has been remanded in prison custody. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the suspect revealed that she did not steal the victim to kill her for ritual purposes, but … Read more via P.M.EXPRESS...
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    Okorocha kicks as South-east APC leaders endorse current party leaders from zone – Premiumtimes

    Some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-east have endorsed the retention of national officers representing the zone at the party’s National Working Committee (NWC). Orji Kalu, a former governor of Abia, stated this after a meeting of the stakeholders on Thursday …...
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    APC Chairmanship: Despite Buhari’s support, position not automatic for Oshiomhole – Premiumtimes

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday said the race for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship position was open to all. The governor, who is the Chairman, Media and Publicity Sub-Committee of the APC National Convention Committee, said this in Abuja while …...
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    APC crisis worsens in Cross River as faction obtains court injunction against other – Dailypost

    The crisis rocking the Cross River state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) assumed another dimension as a faction on Wednesday obtained a court injunction restraining members of the other from parading themselves as executive members of the party. The injunction also restrained...
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    US priest abuse victims reach $210m settlement – Punch Newspapers

    A Catholic Church archdiocese in the US state of Minnesota reached a $210 million settlement Thursday with hundreds of victims of clergy abuse, resolving a years-long battle. The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, which filed for bankruptcy protection in 2015 citing its exposure to an...
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    PDP Says Buhari Unpopular, Asks Nigerians To Vote Competent Leader – Channels Television

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is glad that President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted his diminished popularity among Nigerians due to his poor performance in the last three years. In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said the...
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    Over 25 Persons Abducted in Birnin Gwari – Thisdaylive

    An unspecified number of people were reportedly kidnapped thursday along the Birnin Gwari – Funtua road. However, sources said more than 25 people may have been abducted. The incident was said to have occurred at about 3:45p.m. between Kiryoyi and Maganda villages of Birnin Gwari … Read...
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    ‘They opened my head in error, now I feel dizzy’ – Popular Standard Digital News Feeds

    Samuel Kimani who works at Pangani Girls says he is happy to be alive despite the ordeal. His head may have lost shape and has … Read more via Popular Standard Digital News Feeds – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Wait untill 2023, Buhari tells Nigerian youths – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria...

    Nigerian’s youths eyeing the presidency will have to wait until 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday, as he signed into law the Not Too Young To Run bill. The act, signed in the presence of selected y¬ouths from the 36 states of t-he federation and the Federal Capital...
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    Missing Diamonds – Leave Mugabe Alone, New Party Tells Parliament – AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

    The National People’s Front (NPF) has blasted Mines and Energy parliamentary portfolio committee chairman and Norton legislator Temba Mliswa for harassing former president Robert Mugabe ordering him to leave the 94-year-old alone. NPF national spokesperson Jealousy Mawarire warned Mliswa …...
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    Army intercepts 3 truck loads of 300,000 pump-action cartridges – Vanguard News

    Three trucks loaded with over 300,000 live cartridges of pump action rifle have been intercepted by personnel of the 35 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, in Igbogila Balogun area of Owode Ibese, Ogun State. The interception, … Read more via Vanguard News – Get...
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    I was defending myself, says teacher that stabbed husband dead in Lagos – Vanguard News

    LAGOS—Detectives attached to homicide section of the Lagos State Police Criminal Investigative Department, CID, Panti, Yaba, have launched investigation into the alleged murder of one Akinbobola Dare by his wife, a school teacher, at their resident in Igbogbo, Ikorodu area of Lagos State...
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    Ex-governor Yero, 3 others remanded in prison – The Sun News

    The Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna yesterday ordered the remand in prison of former Kaduna State governor, Ramalan Yero, and three others arraigned before the court over money laundering charges. Yero was arraigned alongside a former minister, Nuhu Wya, ex-PDP chairman in the state...
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    Battered Wife Stabs Husband To Death – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A teacher, Abimbola Olamide, has been arrested by policemen from the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stabbing her husband, Dare Akinbobola, to death at their residence in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Punch Metro gathered that there was an argument between the couple … Read...
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    University of Lagos: UNILAG reacts to sexual allegation against English lecturer –

    The University of Lagos, UNILAG authorities have announced their readiness to thoroughly investigate the sexual allegation against one of the lecturers in the … Read more via – Nigeria’s entertainment & lifestyle platform online – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    APC convention: Buhari’s endorsement of Oshiomhole won’t stop others, says Ajimobi – The Sun News

    Governor of Oyo State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Media sub-committee Chairman, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for the national chairmanship position does not stop others from...