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    Metro Muslims celebrate World Hijab Day, call for tolerance – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    Asst. Director of Education, Lagos State, Hajia Sherifat Ajala (left); National Communication officer, Al-Mu’minaat, Hajia Mutiat Olushesi; National Coordinator of social Advocacy Project Al- Mu’minaat, Hajia Sherifah Yusuf Ajibade and National President Al-Mu’minaat, Hajia Nimatallah...
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    Metro Customs raises ‘strike force’ to monitor corrupt officers – The Sun News

    …Auctions seized petroleum products Isaac Anumihe with agency report Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), has dissolved the 2017 Compliance Team and replaced it with a strike force. The dissolution came as a container loaded with military...
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    Metro Ashimolowo showers 17,000 widows with gifts, cash – The Sun News

    Christy Anyanwu Seventeen thousand widows in Osun State were recently celebrated at the 12th widows’ edition organized by the Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC), Matthew Ashimolowo and his wife Yemisi. The widows who hail from Isokan, Ikire, Osogbo, Apomu, Ikoyi...
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    Entertainment Rihanna presses leaders to fund global education – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria...

    Rihanna on Thursday used her star power to urge key governments to commit to ensuring education for the world’s poorest as she takes part in an international conference in Senegal. The chart-topping singer arrived in the capital Dakar where she on Friday … via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    Politics IGP loses bid to stop contempt charge on peace corps – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris Orders CPs to disarm militias, vigilantes in states The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has lost his bid to stop the contempt charge brought against him by the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) over his via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Politics Governor distances self from killings in Zamfara – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria...

    Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari • Benue seeks help over humanitarian crisis Reacting to the allegation of indifference levelled recently against him by Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa (Zamfara Central), Governor Abdulaziz Yari yesterday said government was making frantic efforts to handle the...
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    IG Orders Police CPs to Disband Militia, Vigilante Groups – Thisdaylive

    Silent on killer herdsmen Vigilantes arrest four herdsmen with guns, other weapons Paul Obi in Abuja The Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, thursday gave a marching order to Commissioners of Police across the country to disband all militia and vigilante groups and ensure peace and...
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    Metro Bayelsa wants Ijaw language included in WAEC syllabus – Punch Newspapers

    Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Government has said that it will liaise with the Federal Ministry of Education to ensure that the Ijaw (Izon) language is captured in the syllabus of the West African Examinations Council. The Commissioner for Culture and Ijaw National Affairs, Mr. Austin...
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    Metro OPC supremacy battle ruptures peace in Oyo – Vanguard News

    By Ola Ajayi The rivalry between factions of Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, has become almost a daily occurrence. But each time the feuding factions clash, they leave in their trail blood stains, injuries and at times, death. Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams The battle for control...
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    Politics Osinbajo C’ttee: Criminals Have Hijacked Herders’ Killings to Make Money – Thisdaylive

    Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian vice president Constitutes sub-committee to dialogue with Miyetti Allah Again, seven persons killed in Kaduna Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and John Shiklam in Kaduna The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee set up by the National Economic Council (NEC) to look...
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    World President Trump Is ‘OK’ With Release of Controversial Nunes Memo – TIME

    (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump will clear the way for the publication of a controversial Republican-authored memo, White House officials said, despite objections from the FBI. The memo, prepared by Republicans on the House intelligence committee, is said to allege FBI misconduct in its...
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