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    Business MultiChoice slashes DStv, GOtv decoder prices – Vanguard News

    Multichoice Nigeria, owners of the pay-tv platforms, Digital System for Television, DSTV and GOtv has slashed the prices of its decoder for the world cup period. The company said its DSTV HD decoder, which includes a dish kit and one month subscription on the compact … Read more via...
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    BOKO HARAM: Why I will never return home – Widowed mother of eight – Premium Times Nigeria

    Hamsatu Mustapha, a 36 years old widow, said she has no option than to forget about her home after Boko Haram attacked her village, Konduga, and forced her family to flee to Maiduguri, Borno State capital, about three years ago. She is among the few … Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Lai Mohammed showcases Buhari’s govt achievements in three years – Vanguard News

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has kick-started a nationwide tour of Federal Government’s infrastructural projects nationwide with an inspection of the ongoing construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line. Chairman, Board of Nigeria Railway...
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    I’ll jail Ajimobi when I become Oyo Gov- Communications Minister – Vanguard News

    Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu has declared that he will ensure that the incumbent governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi is jailed when he, Shittu, eventually becomes the governor in 2019. Shittu Adebayo … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro Woman divorces her illiterate husband after he sponsored her education to university - YabaLeft

    A woman has divorced her husband after he sponsored her to school from Grade 9 to University level. When asked by the court why she was divorcing her husband ‘Vincent’, Maria Tembo said she was no longer interested in marrying someone who was not educated, adding that her … Read more via...
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    ‘Tekno Is Owing Us Money, We’re Coming For Him’ – Danfo Drivers Call Out ‘Jogodo’ - Tooxclusive

    Tekno is in trouble over his decision to sample Danfo Drivers’ 05/06 hit single Kpolongo, on his buzzing single titled Jogodo, without permission. Danfo Drivers have come out to accuse Tekno of Intellectual property theft. Some weeks ago, Tekno released a single titled Jogodo and it has since...
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    Nigerian Builds A Car With Just N80, 000 (Photo) – Nairaland

    Tucked away in Ohanze town near the commercial city of Aba in Abia state is Francis Emmanuel. This enterprising young Nigerian is in the business of manufacturing automobiles. Francis Emmanuel has built a … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Nigerian Lawyer Sues Oxford University Over Wrong Dictionary Definitions – Nairaland

    A legal practitioner, Ogedi Ogu, has filed a N10m lawsuit against Oxford University Press, publisher of Oxford Dictionary, over an alleged wrongful definition of the … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    How To Get Faster Browsing Speed While Using Your Smartphone’s Hotspot – Nairaland

    Do you sometimes wonder why it seems your phone actually browses faster than your laptop that’s connected to its Hotspot? The reason for this is simple – The bandwidth of the Wi-Fi. … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    ‘Uninvited Guest Made Away With Host’s Money, Phones At Wedding’ – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s...

    The Lagos State Police Command is on the trail of a suspected thief, who allegedly disguised as an invited guest to steal at a wedding in the state. The incident happened on Saturday at Event Gallery, along Igando Road, Ojo area of the state, where … Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s...
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    Seventeen die following Ebola outbreak in Congo –

    At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday. It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, … Read more via Popular...
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    Senate establishes committee to investigate chamber invasion – TODAY.NG

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday inaugurated a joint Senate and House of Representatives ad-hoc committee to investigate the April 18 invasion of the Senate chamber leading to the theft of its mace. Some minutes into the Senate plenary on April 18, the chamber was invaded …...
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    Israel Prepares for Iran Attack With Bomb Shelters As Trump Calls Off Nuclear Deal – Yahoo News

    As President Donald Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, Israel has prepared for a possible attack from Tehran based on “irregular” movements by Iranian forces in Syria. The Israel Defense Forces ordered authorities in the northern Golan Heights, held …...
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    French, German and British ministers to discuss nuclear deal with Iran – Punch Newspapers

    The foreign ministers of France, Britain, and Germany will meet with Iranian representatives on Monday, France said Wednesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a landmark nuclear deal. “We will meet with my British and German colleagues on Monday, and also with...
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    Trump’s Iran decision Is ‘Misguided’, Says Obama – Channels Television

    Former US president Barack Obama made a rare public criticism of his successor Tuesday, describing Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal as “misguided” and a “serious mistake.” “The … Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    #BBNaija: Cee c Spotted With Davido And His Girlfriend Chioma On A Private Jet To Lagos – Nollyzone

    Cee c is spotted with davido and chioma on a private jet coming from abuja heading to Lagos. See photo.................. via Nollyzone News » Feed – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Ex-beauty queen, Josephine Igoche is dead – Daily Post Nigeria

    An ex-Nigerian beauty queen and former miss Ambassador for Peace, Josephine Igoche is dead. The young model passed away on Monday in Kaduna after a brief illness. A brother of the deceased, Peter Enenche Igoche, confirmed the news of her demise in a Facebook post saying: “It will be … via...
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    17 Nigerian Sue Italy For Returning Them To Libya – Sahara Reporters

    Seventeen Nigerian migrants who survived a deadly sea crossing last year have filed a lawsuit against Italy for violating their rights by supporting Libya’s efforts to return them to North Africa, their lawyers said on Tuesday. The plaintiffs, two of whom have returned to Nigeria, petitioned...
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    75-year- old retiree suffers stroke over 15 years’ unpaid pensions – Punch Newspapers

    A retiree from the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Mr. Gabriel Olofinlua, has been checking newspapers for the past 15 years, expecting to see information on his pension. PUNCH Metro learnt that the Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State indigene’s hope had been dashed despite going for verification...
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    Kano billionaire, Isyaku Rabiu, is dead – Premium Times Nigeria

    A billionaire Kano businessman and Islamic scholar, Isyaku Rabiu, is dead. According to reliable sources who spoke to the News Digest, the cleric passed away after a brief illness in the United Kingdom. He was aged 90 years. A business associate who confirmed the news to the … Read more...