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    Metro Bitcoin Company In MMM Fashion Disappears With Millions Of Naira Belonging To Investors – Naijaload.

    A Bitcoin company in Calabar has disappeared into thin air with millions of Naira of customer’s money. As early as 8am yesterday, customers besieged the company’s office on Bassey Duke only to discover that the company had closed shop and vanished with their money. Several phone calls were...
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    Metro Chibok Girls: Many Of Them Have Died, Only 15 Out Of 113 Are Alive - Ahmad Saldika - BBC News

    A Nigerian journalist with links to the Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed only 15 out of the 112 missing Chibok girls are still alive. Ahmad Salkida said he had negotiated for the release of the girls on the behalf of the government. Several opportunities to have them released were missed...
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    Metro Boko Haram has abducted over 1,000 children, killed more than 2,000 teachers – ABC News

    Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children in northeast Nigeria since 2013, the United Nations‘ children’s agency announced Friday. The number of children kidnapped by the Nigerian terrorist group includes 276 girls snatched from a boarding school in the northeast town of Chibok on the...
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    Metro Chibok Girls: Goodluck Jonathan was secretly negotiating with Boko Haram – Ahmad Salkida – Pulse

    Ahmad Salkida, an investigative journalist with links to Boko Haram, has revealed that former President Goodluck Jonathan was working secretly to secure the release of the abducted Chibok girls, two weeks after they were taken from their school. The students were kidnapped by Boko Haram...
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    World Trump under fire for not seeking Congress authorization for Syria airstrikes – PressTV...

    In an immediate reaction to America’s airstrikes on several targets in Syria, both Republican and Democratic lawmakers have criticized President Donald Trump for failing to obtain congressional authorization before taking the military action. Read more via PressTV Media RSS –...
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    Sports Chelsea Score 3 Goals In Nine Minutes To Beat Southampton

    Chelsea FC beat fellow Premier league club Southampton in a sensational game at Saint Marys. Two goals from Olivier Giroud and one from Eden Hazard all within 9 minutes completed the turn around for the Blues
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    Metro Woman Gives Birth To A Dead Baby, Shares His Photos Online To Grieve - Tori Mill

    A lady who goes by the name Kawaii Child on instagram took to her IG page on March 16th to post a photo of the dead baby boy she gave birth to. She said the baby died in her tummy two days before she was due to give birth. She said she suddenly felt no movement inside her on that day and was...
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    Politics PMB's Declaration: APC Bigwigs Approach SDP, LP, Accord For Presidential Tickets - Punch Newspapers

    Following the recent declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in the 2019 elections, some bigwigs in the ruling All Progressives Congress, whose presidential ambitions have been threatened by the President’s move, have been talking to other parties to get their presidential...
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    Metro Why Chibok Girls Are Still In Custody Of Boko Haram – Buhari – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed inability of his administration to rescue over 100 Chibok schoolgirls still in the custody of Boko Haram to setbacks in negotiation between government and the abductors. Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Fani-Kayode warns that World War 3 will happen soon – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigeria’s former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has warned that World War 3 is imminent. Fani-Kayode was reacting to news that the United States has launched a joint military strike with the UK and France against Syria. Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –
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    Politics EFCC Arraigns Ex-Taraba Assembly Speaker Over N267.49m Election Bribe – Sahara Reporters

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on Thursday arraigned former Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Mr. Mark Bako Useni, before Justice Filibus Bitrus Andetur of the Taraba State High Court over N267.49m election bribe. Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    World NATO Chief ‘Supports’ Syria Strikes – Channels Television

    The head of NATO expressed his support for Western strikes in Syria on Saturday after bombings targeting Bashar al-Assad’s regime in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack. “I support the actions taken by the United States, the United Kingdom and France… This will reduce the regime’s...
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    World Germany Backs ‘Necessary, Appropriate’ Strikes In Syria- Merkel – Channels Television

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday the air strikes against the Syrian regime were “necessary and appropriate” after the suspected chemical weapons attacks that killed dozens in Douma. “We support the fact that our US, British and French allies … assumed their responsibilities. The...
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    World South Africa says farewell to Mama Winnie – South Africa

    South Africa will finally bid farewell to Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who will be laid to rest in Fourways, Johannesburg after a state funeral service at Orlando Stadium. This will end the official days of mourning that President Cyril Ramaphosa declared on April 3 – the day after...
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    Politics 2019: We have 8 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEC – Vanguard News

    TO avoid a repeat of some of the mistakes and flaws that hallmarked the 2015 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has embarked on moves to ensure credible polls, next year. It has also urged the electorate to do their part of the duties by getting registered as...
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    World U.S. has proof Syria carried out chemical weapons attack: State Department – Yahoo News

    The United States has proof at “a very high level of confidence” that the Syrian government carried out the recent chemical weapons attack in Douma but is still working to identify the mix of chemicals used, the State Department said on Friday. “We can say that the Syrian government was behind...
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    World World Car Award 2018: Range Rover Velar Wins World Car Design Of The Year – Nairaland

    The Range Rover Velar has won the award for the World Car Design Of The Year at the recent 2018 New York Auto Show. The range rover Velar won the World Design Car Award competing against cars like the Lexus LC 500 and the Volvo XC60. Read more via Nairaland – Get...
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    Politics Looters’ List: Court Grants Secondus Leave To Summon Lai Mohammed, FG – Nairaland

    A Rivers state High Court on Friday granted the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus leave to issue a writ of summons to Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and the federal Government. Read more via Nairaland – -- Get More...
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    Metro The 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World – US News & World Report

    Corruption is often in the eye of the beholder, largely tied to individual beliefs about right and wrong. Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, is perceived to be the most corrupt in the world, according to data from the 2018 Best Countries rankings, a characterization of 80 countries based...