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    Boko Haram: Army rescues 1,000 women, children – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Nigerian Army, Monday, said it has rescued more than 1,000 persons held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents in some villages in Bama Local Government Area of Borno. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, disclosed this in a statement in Maiduguri. Chukwu said the rescue...
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    Commotion as wild gorilla follows farmer home in Cross river state (photos) – Laila’s Blog

    There was commotion in a village in Cross river state last weekend after a gorilla living in the wild met a farmer in the bush and followed him home. Residents of Bitiah Irruan village in Boki LGA of Cross river State all gathered at the … Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog –...
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    My children can bear my wife’s surname, man says – Punch Newspapers

    A Nigerian man, Chukwuebuka Nnaemeka Chukwuemeka, has said that he doesn’t mind his children bearing their mother’s surname as well as identifying with her roots. Chukwuemeka, who is a language editor at Oxford University Press according to his Facebook profile, said on Monday that the choice of...
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    Codeine: We must tackle drug abuse like fight against insurgency – Senate Leader – Vanguard...

    Leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has said that fight against drug abuse in the country should be prosecuted the same way as the fight against insurgency. The leader made this known in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja. He said that considering the damage abuse of substances … Read more...
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    Taraba Gov Says President Buhari Lied To Trump About Fulani Herdsmen – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    The governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that Fulani herdsmen don’t move around with AK-47 rifles but sticks and machetes as false and misleading. DAILY POST recalls that Buhari had made this claim during his bilateral meeting with the...
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    EFCC Writes UK Crime Agency Over Stolen 61 Assets In Dubai – Nairaland

    Determined to recover the cash realized from the sale of 61 assets traced to a former Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Oceanic Bank, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has written to the National Crime Agency (NCA) in the United Kingdom to probe some suspects. Besides...
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    Malabu Scandal: Court to hear case to force seizure of oil block – Premium Times Nigeria

    On Tuesday, the Federal High Court of Nigeria will hear a case to compel the Nigerian government to take back one of Nigeria’s most lucrative oil blocks, which has been at the centre of a $1.1 billion multinational corruption scandal. The case is brought by … Read more via Premium Times...
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    King Sunny Ade’s Wife dragged to court over unpaid debt (details) – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Risikat Adeniyi Adegeye, the wife of music legend, King Sunny Ade, is currently embroiled in a protracted legal battle over a N45.4 million debt, being the alleged outstanding amount due on a loan facility advanced to her by Sterling Bank in 2008. She is in court to contest … Read more via...
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    Davido celebrates as his lover, Chioma becomes multi-millionaire after endorsement - Information Ng

    Nigerian Afro-pop singer and lover boy, Davido is quite elated after his ‘babe’, Chioma who has for the past few days been on media headlines, bagged an endorsement deal. It’s no doubt that the chef achieved this feat because of the publicity generated from the way her beau treats her …...
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    Tiwa Savage Confirms She Is Dating Wizkid? – TooXclusive

    The rumor about the amorous relationship between Tiwa Savage and Wizkid continues to swell. The two singers have been spotted together more often than usual and it has sparked talks of suspicion but Tiwa Savage’s recent Instagram posts are starting to fuel the talks. … via TooXclusive –...
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    Entertainment Shatta Wale Publicly Kisses Another Lady On His Wife Shatta Michy's Birthday - Peacefm News

    Well, today (yesterday) is Shatta Michy’s birthday but not only Shatta Wale refused to celebrate his queen but also he is trying his best to spite her. In a video circulating on social media, Shatta Wale is seen kissing another lady who has similar lips like his. via Headline News in...
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    Pogba’s brother, Florentin, Attacked by Teammates in Turkey – Olisa.tv

    Florentin Pogba, the older brother of Manchester United star Paul, was attacked by angry Genclerbirligi team-mates after abruptly walking off the pitch on Sunday and leaving his side a man down, Turkish media reported. Pogba was confronted in the changing room by several team-mates after his...
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    Fayose’s Appointees Barred from Voting in Ekiti PDP Guber Primary – Thisdaylive

    In compliance with the rules guiding the conduct of primaries in the party, the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has barred Governor Ayodele Fayose’s political appointees from voting in the governorship primary of the party holding on May 8. The … Read more via...
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    2019: Nigerians can’t afford to elect a bad president – Hagher – Vanguard News

    Second Republic Senator, Professor Iyorwuese Hagher was Minister of State, Power and Steel; Nigerian Ambassador to Mexico and con-current to Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama and later, High Commissioner to Canada. A poet and one of Africa’s best playwrights, he is currently the...
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    Money laundering: New sanction regime will enhance public confidence-MfB operators –...

    Micro finance banks’ operators have commended the new Anti Money Laundering/Counter Financing Terrorism (AML/CFT) sanction regime saying it will enhance public confidence in the banking system. Two weeks ago, the CBN rolled out a new AML/CFT sanction regime which stipulates fines against...
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    Pakistan interior minister shot, wounded in suspected assassination bid – TODAY.NG

    Pakistan’s interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has been shot in a suspected assassination attempt ahead of nationwide elections due this year, but will survive, officials said Sunday. The suspect, who police said was named “Abid” and is believed to be in his early 20s, shot Iqbal at close range with...
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    BBN: There’s A Lot Of Pressure On ‘Tolex’ But We’re Just Friends – Tobi – Channels Television

    Second Runner Up of the recently concluded Big Brother Naija Season 3, Tobi Bakre has shed more light on his relationship status with co-housemate and 3rd runner-up, Alex Asogwa. In a chat on Sunday with Rubbin Minds on Channels Television, the former housemate in the ‘Double Wahala’ season …...
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    Why we’re empowering SMEs with N500m –BaoBaB Microfinance – The Sun News

    The Chief Executive Officer of BaoBaB Microfinance Limited, Mr. Kazeem Olanrewaju Rashid, has said that the bank plans to disburse a tune of N500 million to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to boost economic activities in the country. Rashid, who stated this at the bank’s Customers’ Day...
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    $2.5bn swap: Nigeria may become dumping ground –Uwaleke – The Sun News

    The Dean of Banking & Finance Department, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to supply details of its recent currency swap deal with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to enable Nigrians assess the real...
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    ATM: Banks ripping us off, customers cry out – The Sun News

    Commercial Bank customers across the country last week, lamented the excess charges imposed on them by banks through Automated Teller Machine (ATM) withdrawals. Some of the customers … Read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2rocaXR Get more: Nigeria Business News
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