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    Warriors back in NBA Finals again after test from Rockets – USA Today

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors, so used to making things look easy, overcame one of their toughest tests to return to the NBA Finals. They climbed out of huge holes in the last two games of the Western Conference finals to beat Houston, but may have to play in the first half the...
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    EFCC Arrests Pastor For Swindling Church Member – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it will soon arraign a self proclaimed pastor, ThankGod Udechukwu, founder of Jesus the General Outreach Ministry based in Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos for alleged swindling of a kinsman and member of his church. Udechukwu, who hails …...
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    CBN vows to sanction banks that sell dollar above N360 – Nairametrics

    The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has warned banks against selling dollars to eligible travelers above the stipulated price of N360. Emefiele gave the warning during an inspection of banks in Abuja to monitor the rate of compliance with … Read more via...
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    Julius Berger targets 25% surge in 2018 revenue – Nairametrics

    Managing Director, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Wolfgang Goetsch says the company forecasts a 45 percent jump in 2018 revenue as the country recovers from a 2016 contraction and as the foreign-exchange market stabilizes. The construction company says it expects revenue to grow to ₦210 billion...
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    Hushpupppi flaunts $260,000 cash amidst Kemi Olunloyo’s plea of help from him – YabaLeftOnline

    Dubai-based big boy, Hushpupppi who is currently in Ghana is seen in a new video taking stacks of dollars to himself – wads of dollar bills that reportedly amount to $260,000. This comes days after controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo begged him for money. So could his recent action …...
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    Metro UNIOSUN Shutdown As DSS & Workers Clash – Naijaloaded

    The management of Osun State University, Osogbo on Monday shut down the ivory tower citing “notorious activities of some non-teaching members.” This was contained in a press statement signed by the Registrar of the University, Mr Gafar Adebayo Shittu, the copy … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    89-Year-Old Woman With 12 Children Graduates From University – OluFamous.Com

    Age didn’t hold Ella Washington back. When she celebrates her 90th birthday soon, she’ll be doing so as a graduate in the US. Few college graduates have experienced all that Ella Washington has experienced. At 89 years old, she’s lived through the Great Depression, World War II and the …...
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    Balotelli scores on return as Italy beats Saudi Arabia 2-1 – Yahoo Sports

    Mari Balotelli marked his return to the Italy team with the opening goal as the Azzurri beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 in an international friendly on Monday in Roberto Mancini’s first match in charge. Balotelli, who last played for Italy in the 2014 … read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video –...
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    No reconciliation with Okorocha —Madumere – Vanguard News

    Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, has dissociated himself from the alleged move by some concerned individuals to reconcile him with Governor Rochas Okorocha. Okorocha and Madumere This came as the South-East Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. … Read...
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    Power sector records N187bn loss in 6 months – Vanguard News

    The electricity sector has recorded losses amounting to N187 billion as a result of inadequate gas, poor distribution and transmission as well as water reserves constraints. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola The losses recorded between December, 2017 and May, 2018 has...
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    Lady Calls Out Churchill For Dumping Her To Marry Actress Tonto Dikeh -Information Nigeria

    Churchill and Zainab An Instagram user identified as Zainab Rufai, who is obviously heartbroken, has taken to the social networking platform to lash out on popular businessman, Olakunle Churchill a.k.a Big Church for allegedly marrying two different women while they were still dating. With...
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    Friendly: DR Congo Hold Eagles To 1-1 Draw – Leadership Newspaper

    Nigeria were held to a 1-1 stalemate in their pre-World Cup friendly against Congo DR at the Adokiye Amiesimake Stadium, yesterday. Despite getting an early lead through Troost-Ekong, the Super Eagles were forced to a share of the spoils after Aina conceded a penalty The Super Eagles …...
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    Drama in Lagos as 5 teenage boys accuse owner of football academy of shaving their pubic hair- Naija

    In what looks like some sort of ritual, a 43 year old man, Victor Achidume, has been arrested by the Lagos state police for allegedly shaving the pubic hair of five teenage boys. Achidume, who is the financier of Magico Football Academy in Agege, Lagos, was arrested after one of the boys...
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    Minister Approves N700m Benefits For FCDA/FCTA Retirees – Leadership Newspaper

    Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has approved the payment of over N700 million, to 75 staff of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), who were affected by the 2004 compulsory retirement exercise. FCT permanent secretary, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa...
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    Falana, Ajibade’ve impacted Nigerians –Tinubu – The Sun News

    national Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has lauded Messers Femi Falana and Kunle Ajibade’s contributions to the rebirth of democracy in Nigeria, after many years of military rule. Tinubu lauded the duo yesterday, in a statement to mark the country’s Democracy Day...
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    Photo: World’s 2nd Deadliest Snakes Invades Lekki – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    According to OAP, N6 the world’s second deadliest snakes have invaded the Lekki/Ajah areas in Lagos. N6 brought this to the attention of people and wrote; HELLO EVERYONE.. THIS SNAKE IS CALLED AN INLAND TAIPAN, ITS THE 2ND DEADLIEST SNAKE IN THE WORLD AFTER THE … Read more via Welcome To...
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    Lalong donates N4.5m to families of slain journalists – The Sun News

    Plateau Sate Governor, Simon Lalong, has donated N4 .5 million to families of nine deceased journalists who died in the line of duty 11 years ago. Governor Lalong made the donation during an interactive session with journalists in Jos, to commemorate 19 years of uninterrupted democracy …...
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    2019 Elections: US, UK, Others Pledges To Support Nigeria – Leadership Newspaper

    Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan among others have pledged to support Nigeria to achieve free and fair election. A statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Abuja, to celebrate the nation’s democracy day, the head, press and...
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    Politics Buhari to sign ” Not Too Young to Run” Bill into law – BusinessDay

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that he will soon sign the ” Not Too Young to Run” Bill into law. The President stated this amongst others in his Democracy Day broadcast to the nation, to mark the 3rd anniversary of his administration in office. … Read more via BusinessDay : News...
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    Abacha loot: Finance Ministry delays probe of $17m lawyers’ fee – Vanguard News

    The Ministry of Finance is yet to submit its report to the House of Representatives’ ad-hoc committee investigating the $17 million fee for lawyers involved in the transfer of $321 million Abacha loot to Nigeria. Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, had engaged Oladipo...
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