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    Metro Catholic Priest ‘Infected With Ebola’ In DR Congo – Channels Television

    A Catholic priest has been quarantined after being infected with the Ebola virus in the town of Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, medical sources said Thursday. Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Fayose Speaks On Plan To Rig Ekiti Governorship Election (Read) – Naijaloaded

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against any attempt to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state. He warned that those planning to rig the upcoming election in the state should … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Disgraced Movie Producer, Harvey Weinstein, Set to be Charged With Rape –

    Harvey Weinstein will be arrested today, May 25, or if he save himself some more drama by respectfully turning himself in to the New York Police Department on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex on him. According to CNN, this was confirmed by a source …...
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    2018 FIFA World Cup: Ikechukwu Ezenwa says he will stop Lionel Messi for 180m Nigerians – Pulse Ng

    Ezenwa who is part of Gernot Rohr’s 30-man list for the tournament and Nigeria will face Croatia, Iceland, and Argentina in the group stage. The 29-year-old played a key role in the qualification matches after.......... Read more via – Nigeria’s entertainment & lifestyle platform...
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    Lagos-Ibadan Road To Get Toll Gates – Nairaland

    Section 1 of the reviewed N134.8 billion Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will include two toll gates, underpasses and flyovers, the Federal Controller in the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Adedamola Kuti, has said. Kuti spoke yesterday in Lagos at the project site during an inspection by …...
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    Politics Wike emerges Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year – Vanguard News

    Wike emerges Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has been named Leadership Newspaper Governor of the Year 2017 for his outstanding developmental strides. " Read more via Vanguard News – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Commonwealth Games: Sports ministry shells medalists with N65m – The Sun News

    A total sum of N65 million was shared among the Nigerian medalists and coaches at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia which held between April 4-15 this year, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has stated. The minister, in a chat … read more via The...
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    Osun court sentences man, 25, to death for murder – Vanguard News

    An Osun High Court sitting in Ikirun, yesterday, sentenced a 25-year-old man, Tajudeen Ganiyu, to death by hanging for killing a four-year-old boy, Tesleem Bakare. Justice Jide Falola, while delivering judgment, said though the convict during the trial, admitted to be guilty of the murder...
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    How To Print Out JAMB Mop Up Examination Slip – Nairaland

    Follow the steps below : 1. Visit the JAMB portal for printing the JAMB Mop Up Examination Slip via 2.Type in your JAMB registration Number or provide your GSM Number/Email Address in the appropriate columns. 3. Lastly, select the...
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    JAMB to Conduct Police Recruitment Test Nationwide Friday – Thisdaylive

    The Nigeria Police Force has said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will help it conduct a Computer Based Test (CBT) for all successful candidates in the last physical/credentials screening stage in the on-going recruitment exercise that was held May 07-12, 2018. … Read...
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    Five Killed as Mumuye Youths, Fulani Clash in Taraba – Thisdaylive

    Five persons were thursday killed in a communal clash between the Mumuye and Fulani tribes in Yorro Local Government Area of Taraba State. The fresh killings came as the … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    CBN injects additional $100mn Forex to cater for pilgrims – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday injected additional $100 million into the foreign exchange market (Forex) barely 24 hours after making available $210 million on Wednesday. The bank said in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES that the additional injection of funds was to cater …...
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    Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada, 15 wounded: authorities – Reuters

    TORONTO (Reuters) – Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, and then fleeing, authorities said. The blast went off in the Bombay Bhel restaurant at about 10:30 p.m. Fifteen people …...
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    Macron will attend World Cup if France reach semi-finals – Yahoo Sports

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said he would travel to Russia for the soccer World Cup if France reach the semi-finals, turning a deaf ear to calls from human rights groups to boycott the tournament. Human rights groups calling for the … Read more via SOCCER news, photos, and...
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    FRSC cautions against hazards of rainy season – Vanguard News

    Given the heavy and incessant downpour witnessed in most parts of the country and the need for caution to avoid the accompanying hazards, the Federal Road Safety Corps has advised drivers to adopt common sense speed limits. This was contained in a press statement by the FRSC’s Public Education...
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    Father Remanded For Allegedly Defiling 4 Daughters – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A 41-year-old man, Michael Akpan-Isaiah, was yesterday remanded in prison custody by the Rivers State Chief Magistrates’ Court in Port Harcourt, for allegedly defiling his four daughters. The minors are aged between two and 17 years. Isaiah, an indigene of Akwa Ibom State, allegedly committed...
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    F-SARS chief seeks N2bn, apology from Wike, media – Vanguard News

    The Commander of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, F-SARS, in Rivers State, Mr. Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, is asking N2 billion damages from Rivers State government. He has given seven days ultimatum to the government to retract the libellous publications...
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    Court Nullifies House Suspension of Jibrin – Thisdaylive

    Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja thursday set aside the 180 days suspension of Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin by the House of Representatives in 2016. Jibrin, a former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, was on September 28, 2016, … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Ekiti 2018: 14 governors, 63 others lead APC’s campaign – Premium Times Nigeria

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) inaugurated a 77-member National Campaign Council to ensure victory for the party’s governorship candidate, Kayode Fayemi, at the July 14 Ekiti Governorship Election. The committee inaugurated by the APC deputy national chairman (North), Lawali Shuaibu, on...
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    Imo APC tussle: Okorocha, Oshiomhole meet Buhari in Aso Rock – The Sun News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State behind closed doors and former governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Yesterday’s meeting would be the second time the president would meet with Okorocha, in Aso Rock. The governor’s...