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    ‘Drunk’ United Airlines stewardess disrupts flight with foul-mouthed rant – The Telegraph

    United Airlines refunded passengers after a stewardess was accused of being drunk and disrupting a flight from Denver to North Dakota. She was said to have told passengers in an on board announcement: “If your seatbelt isn’t tight, you f—– up.” Police in Williston, in northwestern North...
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    Sir Alex Ferguson: Former Manchester United boss has emergency surgery – BBC Sport

    Sir Alex Ferguson, who led Manchester United to 38 trophies during 26 years in charge, has had emergency surgery on Saturday for a brain haemorrhage. A United statement said the procedure ................... read more via BBC Sport – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Stoke relegated, West Brom beats Tottenham in EPL – USA Today

    Stoke was relegated from the English Premier League after a 10-year stay while West Bromwich Albion earned a stay of execution, at least for a few hours on Saturday. Jake Livemore's dramatic.................. read more via USA Today – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Zidane: Barca’s Liga title is “the most difficult” to win – ABC news

    Zinedine Zidane has congratulated Barcelona on winning the Spanish league a day before his Real Madrid visits Camp Nou in the least significant clasico in recent memory Zidane says, "The most....................... read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video – Yahoo! Sports –...
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    Good news as Nigerian police shortlist 133,324 applicants for screening - Naija News

    Ikechukwu Ani, the police service commission’s spokesperson has announced that 133, 324 applicants have been shortlisted for screening in view of recruiting 6,000 constables into the force, adding that the exercise will commence on Monday, May 7. The police … Read more via Nigeria News...
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    Police recruitment: Kaduna tops shortlist with 6,962 candidates, as Lagos ranks least - Today Ng

    Out of the 133,324 candidates shortlisted for the nationwide Police recruitment exercise, Kaduna State has the highest number with 6,962, while Lagos has the least with 1,013 candidates. A statement released.................. Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More...
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    Armed Forces wade into herdsmen-farmers conflict in Anambra – The Sun News

    The Anambra State Chairman of Cattle Menace Committee and Director of Department of State Services Mr Yusfu Ishiaku has charged communities, farmers and Fulani herdsmen to desist from taking any action capable of stoking conflict in the state. … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    Remain Loyal, Buhari Appeals To APC Members During Katsina Ward Congress – Channels Television

    Remain Loyal, Buhari Appeals To APC Members During Katsina Ward Congress Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    John Kerry engaging in shadow diplomacy to salvage Iran deal: The Boston Globe – More Top...

    Over recent months, Kerry has been holding meetings and speaking with big players in the Iran nuclear agreement, who, like Kerry, do not want President Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the deal, The Boston Globe reported. Citing a person briefed on the … Read more via More Top Stories...
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    Anger in the UK and France over Trump’s NRA speech – Reuters

    Trauma surgeons in London said U.S. President Donald Trump had missed the point after he linked a wave of knife crime in the British capital to a ban on handguns. People walk towards the Royal London Hospital, in London, Britain May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Anger … Read more via...
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    A film-maker was horrifically killed after his skull was crushed by a bull giraffe in an attack at the safari park used to film ITV’s popular Wild at Heart series. Carlos Carvalho had worked................ Read more via Headline News in Ghana – Get More Nigeria...
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    Nigerian lady narrates how a slay queen stole her broke boyfriend – News

    A Nigerian lady has taken to social media to narrate how another girl stole her boyfriend from her. According to her, the lady in question did it all in a bid to teach her a lesson – … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read Naija news 24/7 – Get More...
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    Kinsmen after me for refusing to be Ogun priest, lawyer alleges – Vanguard News

    A lawyer, Mr. Tunde Ebenezer Omobobami, alleges that family members in Temidire, Odolua Quarters, Ile-Oluji in Okeigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State are insisting that he must lead devotees of Ogun in the town during the annual festival scheduled … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Metering: House of Reps moves to curb estimated billing – The Sun News

    In its bid to curb cases of estimated billing in the country by electricity distribution companies (DisCos), the House of Representatives has expressed its determination to encourage and strengthen operations of indigenous meter manufacturers. Consequently, its … Read more via The Sun News...
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    Thugs stall Ekiti APC governorship primary, ballot boxes smashed – Punch Newspapers

    Persons suspected to be thugs have stalled voting at the ongoing governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State. They attacked the ballot boxes and smashed it to the ground, emptying the ballot papers on the ground. The security agencies, who were … Read more via...
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    Jonathan remembers Yar’Adua, says late president was blessing to Nigeria – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday said Nigeria was blessed to have had a President like his former boss, the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. Jonathan stated that although Yar’Adua’s tenure was short-lived, Nigeria was blessed by him ruling the country. Yar’Adua died exactly eight...
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    APC no match for PDP in Ekiti, 2019 elections – Fayose – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) is no match for his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the coming Ekiti state governorship poll and the 2019 general elections in the country. He stated this on Saturday in Osogbo, Osun … Read...
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    Ekiti APC Primary: I have no anointed candidate – Tinubu – Vanguard News

    As aspirants slugged it out for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket in the party’s primary election in Ekiti on Saturday, APC National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu said in Lagos that he had no anointed candidate. Tinubu spoke with newsmen in Ikeja as the APC … Read more via...
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    APC: Dino Melaye most popular senator ever produced in Kogi West – TODAY.NG

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi State, has declared that Dino Melaye is the most popular senator ever produced from his senatorial district. Chairman of the state chapter of the party............. Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Man trying to take selfie with a bear ends up being mauled to death – Metro

    Man dies after trying to take selfie with a bear. A taxi driver was mauled to death after he stopped his cab to take a picture with a bear. Prabhu Bhatara was … Read more via Metro – Get more World News