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    Metro Lassa Fever Hits Delta State, Four Hospitalized, One Dead – Sahara Reporters

    Delta State has recorded a fresh outbreak of Lassa Fever with four persons said to be hospitalized and one confirmed dead, SaharaReporters has learned. According to a source, at the State Ministry of Health, Asaba, two out of the five confirmed cases of Lassa Fever disease were brought to the …...
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    Entertainment New Music: Lamboginny – Salt – BellaNaija

    New Music: Lamboginny – Salt 02.02.2018 at 7:41 am By BellaNaija.com Leave a Comment Based on popular demand, Afro-dancehall star, Lamboginny succeeding the release of his debut SALT album late last year has officially unleashed the iconic fashioned Afrobeat tune Salt off the loaded album...
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    Entertainment Music: Kiss Daniel – ‘4Dayz’ – pulse.ng – Nigeria’s entertainment & lifestyle platform online

    Here, Kiss Daniel sings about the end of his search for love as he has found just the perfect girl. Afro-pop singer Kiss Daniel comes into the ‘Love Month’ with his second single since floating his label, FlyBoy INC. titled ‘4Dayz.’ 4Dayz is a … ------------- Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Metro Europe-based Nigerian couple arrested for beating sister-in-law to coma – Welcome To...

    . . A couple has been arrested by the police and are currently undergoing interrogation after allegedly beaten up their sister-in-law for infidelity. . . According to Vanguardngr, Bela (the victim) who is married to Amsterdam-based Felix Omeneka, brother to … via Welcome To Instablog9ja –...
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    Metro Police arrests men who use children to beg for alms – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The Anambra State Police Command on arrested two suspects who allegedly used abducted children for alms begging in Onitsha, the suspects made N25,000 The suspects were identified as Friday Edet and Ezekiel Ubong, both from Akwa Ibom State. The suspects, who had since been detained at the Onitsha...
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    Entertainment Romantic comedy ‘Bachelor’s Eve’ set for February release – Vanguard News

    The romantic comedy, Bachelor’s Eve continues to make the rounds gearing up for its release in theatres on February 16th 2018. The movie unveils notable stars; Wole Ojo, Kehinde Bankole, Frankincense Eche Ben, Gbenro Ajibade, Doris Simeon,Jumoke Odetola,Kehinde Olorunyomi among others. It was...
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    Politics Ex-President Obasanjo decries concentration of security chiefs in the North – TODAY.NG

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari for concentrating the leadership of the nation’s security apparatus in a particular geopolitical zone rather than adhere to the principle of federal character. He explained that his recent advice to President...
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    Politics Herdsmen killings could cost APC dearly in 2019 — Osagie – Vanguard News

    Hon. Samson Osagie is the former Minority whip of the House of Representatives and currently the Executive Director, Marketing, and Business Development NigComSat. In this interview with Vanguard, the Edo State born chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) reviewed the prevailing attacks...
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    Politics There is plan to attack Taraba in 10 days – Governor Ishaku – TODAY.NG

    The Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has said there is a plan to attack the state in the next 10 days. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2nubePM -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Reintroduce tolls on roads, NUPENG, PTD tell FG – Punch Newspapers

    Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers on Thursday asked the Federal Government to reintroduce tolls on Nigerian roads. According to them, many of the highways are not properly maintained due to paucity of funds, but the...
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    Metro Unpaid teachers’ salaries: NUT threatens strike in 12 states – Punch Newspapers

    Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Union of Teachers has warned that it might declare an industrial action to protest against the 12 state governments still owing teachers’ salaries. The National President of the union, Michael Olukoya, said this on Thursday in Abuja. Olukoya said the defaulting...
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    Politics el-Rufai’s Wife Presents Her Book, ‘An Abundance Of Scorpion’ – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    Wife of Kaduna State governor, Hadiza Isma el-Rufai is presenting her new novel, ‘An Abun- dance of Scorpion,’ today. The book, (which is not her rst publication) tells the travails of a northern woman, Tambaya whose hopes for a new beginning is dashed by the maltreatment she su ers … via...
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    Politics Coalition for Nigeria: Obasanjo stole our idea – The Nation Nigeria

    A group, Coalition for Nigeria (CN), has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of adopting its name to launch his Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM). The proposed political movement by Chief Obasanjo was launched in Abuja on Wednesday with former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors...
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    Politics No rift with Wike, says deputy – The Sun News

    Gov expresses satisfaction with Port Harcourt mall construction Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has countered a statement credited to a pro-Chibuike Amaechi group, intended to cause distraught in the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration...
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    Metro LASTMA diverts traffic for city marathon – The Sun News

    As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free Lagos City Marathon scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the affected routes during the race. A statement issued by the agency said that the event...
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    Politics This oracle called Obasanjo – The Sun News

    He is gradually becoming Nigeria’s proverbial witch that cries in the night, and the child dies the following day. His letters to sitting presidents, military or civilian, often serve as prologues to their sundown. He commands an impressive followership as well as an army of die-hard … via...
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    Politics 8,000 dumps APC for PDP in Edo – Vanguard News

    NO fewer than 8,000 members of All Progressives Congress, APC, led by a former governorship aspirant of the party in the 2016 governorship election, Mr Blessing Agbomhere, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State. APC & PDP Agbomhere, who led the defectors to ...
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    Politics Okogie to Buhari: Security more important than getting re-elected in 2019 – Vanguard News

    CATHOLIC Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos Archdiocese, Anthony Cardinal Okogie has asked President Muhammadu to focus more on the security challenges facing the country than preparing for the 2019 elections. Buhari-Okogie According to him, security is more important than the election. Okogie also...
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    Politics Senate probes outbreak of Lassa fever – The Sun News

    Senate has mandated its committees of Health (Secondary and Tertiary) and Primary Healthcare and Communicable Diseases, to investigate steps taken by the Ministry of Health to curb outbreak of Lassa fever across the country. Senate said outbreak of Lassa fever presently ravaging the country, has...
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    Metro Sultan lauds FOMWAN over mosque project – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and...

    Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima (left); Sheikh Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu; Emir of Keffi and FOMWAN National Amirah during the commissioning of FOMWAN Mosque in Abuja. President, Nigeria Supreme Council for Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, applauded the Federation of …...
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