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    2019: PDP may merge with other parties to defeat APC – Newtelegraph

    The National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, made this known at an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party on Thursday in Abuja. Mr Secondus said that the consultation with the groups was useful, and that in coming days, a broader platform would be raised to …...
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    Metro Bank mistakenly transfers $34bn to customer – Punch Newspapers

    Germany’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank on Friday admitted to a massive erroneous transfer of €28bn ($34 billion) (N12trn) in a routine operation, more than the entire bank is worth. The unprecedented mistake happened on March 16 when Deutsche Bank carried out a transfer to an account at Deutsche...
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    Metro EFCC allegedly recovers N473m from Obanikoro, Omisore – Nigeria News today & Breaking news...

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to commence the prosecution of former minister of state for defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, for allegedly collecting funds from the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, in the build-up to the governorship election in...
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    Politics ''And This Man Is A Pastor'' - Reno Blasts Osinbajo For Saying No Corruption Under Buhari's Govt

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    Sports Arsene Wenger: Arsenal Boss To Leave Club At End Of Season - BBC News

    Arsene Wenger is to leave Arsenal at the end of the season, ending a near 22-year reign at the club. The Frenchman departs a year before his latest contract was due to expire. READ MORE HERE
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    World Skin implant ‘could help warn of cancer’ – BBC News

    The implant causes a mole to form when high levels of calcium are detected Scientists have created a skin implant they say could one day be used to help detect some of the most common cancers. It works by looking for elevated levels of calcium in the blood, which is linked to some cancers...
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    Metro How ‘Powerful Media Man’ Squeezed My Breasts — Chimamanda Adichie – Premium Times Nigeria

    Celebrated Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, has revealed that she was sexually assaulted by “a powerful man in the media” when she was 17. Adichie said the unnamed individual assaulted her in his office in Lagos when she went to seek his help for a book launch Read more via Premium...
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    Metro Soldiers Burn Houses In Benue State - Premium Times

    Some persons suspected to be Nigerian soldiers stormed a community in Benue State and set houses ablaze, an official has told PREMIUM TIMES. They stormed Naka, the seat of Gwer West Local Government Area, at about 11:00 a.m. and began burning houses to the apprehension of residents, Francis...
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    Business NSE moves 760.52 million shares valued N8.91 billion in positive trading – Premium Times

    The volume of shares traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday rose by 230.42 per cent, with FCMB Group and Oando emerging the most active. A total of 760.52 million shares valued at N8. 91 billion were transacted by investors in 5,554 deals Read more via Premium Times Nigeria...
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    Politics Court Says Metuh's Sickness Doubtful, Denied Medical Trip Abroad - Leadership Nigeria News

    Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja has refused an application filed by the former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, seeking leave of the court to travel abroad for medical treatment Read more via Leadership Nigeria Newspapers –...
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    Metro OAU exposes identity of sex-for-marks student – Daily Post Nigeria

    The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, on Thursday revealed that one Monica Osagie, was the student involved in a sex-for-marks scandal. Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor of OAU, said Monica Osetobe Osagie was studying for a Masters in Business...
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    Business Preferred bidder offers $25.5m for Warri terminal – Punch Newspapers

    Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited has emerged the preferred bidder for the concession of Terminal B Warri Old Port in Delta State, the Bureau of Public Enterprises has said. A statement by the Head, Public Communications, BPE, Amina Othman, on Thursday said the financial bid opening...
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    World Netanyahu says at least six states considering moving embassies to Jerusalem – Yahoo News

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that “at least half a dozen” countries were considering moving their embassies to Jerusalem following the U.S. decision to do so. Read more via Yahoo News – Get more World News
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    Sports Lance Armstrong reaches $5m settlement in $100m federal fraud case – The Guardian

    Lance Armstrong has reached a $5m settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100m in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his...
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    World South Africa president cuts short UK visit amid unrest at home – PressTV Media RSS

    South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his visit to Britain by a day to return home to deal with protests in the country’s North West Province, his office said on Thursday. Read more via PressTV Media RSS – Get more World News
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    World Syria says Assad won’t wear award of ‘slave’ to America – PressTV Media RSS

    Syria sends back to France the prestigious Légion d’honneur (Legion of Honour) given in 2001 to President Bashar al-Assad after Paris joined the US and the UK to attack the Arab country, saying the leader will not wear the award of a “slave” to America. Read more via PressTV Media RSS –...
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    World South Korea’s Moon says North seeking ‘complete denuclearization’ – Yahoo News

    North Korea has expressed its desire for “complete denuclearization” of the Korean peninsula and is not seeking conditions such as U.S. troops withdrawing from the South first, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday. Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines –...
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    Father, son in fight over ‘prostitute’ – Bulawayo24 News

    THE Biblical advice that one should honour his or her parents seems to have no meaning for a 29-year-old Bulawayo man Mzingaye Khumalo who insulted and threatened to stab his father Peter Khumalo with a knife while accusing him of spending too much money on … Read more via Bulawayo24 News –...
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    Woman catches hubby pants down with niece, twice – Bulawayo24 News

    A FORBIDDEN fruit loving man (45) was caught bedding his 16-year-old niece-cum-girlfriend. It was none other than his wife who caught the two lovers in the act and out of panic, the niece claimed to have been raped. Before the wife could report the matter to the police, … Read more via...
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    A Boy Asked If His Atheist Dad Was In Heaven. The Pope’s Reply Was Heartfelt. – A Plus

    The moment shared between Francis and the boy follows the release of an apostolic exhortation by the pope that made headlines for being socially progressive. "Our defense of the innocent unborn, for example, needs to be clear, firm and passionate," Francis wrote. Read more via A Plus...