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    2019: PDP can’t return to power –Kalu, former Abia governor – The Sun News

    Former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has said the rancour in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was essential part of every democracy that would make the party stronger. He called for a … Read more via The Sun News...
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    Politics Man Who Opposed GEJ In 2015 Visits Him, Begs For Forgiveness – OluFamous.Com

    A man who had earlier criticized Goodluck Jonathan during the 2015 general election and openly supported Muhammadu Buhari to be president, has begged him (GEJ) for forgiveness after realizing his mistake. He took to social media to reveal how he paid Jonathan a visit and begged him for...
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    AMCON Boss Lauds CBN For Compelling Banks To Lend To Real Sector – Nairaland

    The Managing Director of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Kuru, has commended the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to take necessary measures to compel commercial banks to lend to the real sector for economic growth and stability. Kuru, stated recently in...
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    Metro Zimbabwean comedian discloses her HIV status online – Bulawayo24 News

    FACEBOOK comedy sensation Mai TT is trending after hogging the limelight on Monday when she openly stated that her ex-husband Tapiwa Mutikani infected her with HIV years back and was spreading the disease by sleeping around with different women. U Read more via Bulawayo24 News –...
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    “Why I Won’t Apply For FRSC Job” – Nairaland

    Dear Naira landers , I graduated from university in 2012 and ever since then there has been no federal government job openings that I did not and have not applied for but not even a call or a message to tell me " o girl, we don’t want to … Read more via Nairaland –
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    Buhari: President wants Nigerians to value their PVCs – – Nigeria’s entertainment...

    President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to value their permanent voter's cards (PVC) and vote for candidates of their choice as the 2019 general elections approach. While addressing members of the judiciary at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the president said the...
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    Metro US-Based Nigerian Woman, 62, Gives Birth After 42 Years Of Marriage – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    A 62-year-old Nigerian woman based in the United States became the modern-day proverbial Hannah as she was delivered of a baby boy after 42 years of marriage. Read more via INFORMATION NIGERIA – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship – Punch Newspapers

    Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has been granted Israeli citizenship and will move to Tel Aviv where he bought a property, according to media reports. According to, the move by the owner of Chelsea comes as he finds himself without a visa to Britain. The Kremlin said on …...
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    Gernot Rohr, Mikel Obi praise NFF on wealth investment seminar – TODAY.NG

    Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr and Captain Mikel Obi on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation for the seminar organised for the team and officials. A seminar on wealth creation and portfolio management was organised for the players and...
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    Russia 2018: Rohr to drop Aina, Agbo, Eze, Awaziem – The Sun News

    If feelers from officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are anything to go by, Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr might have made up his mind on four of the six players to be dropped from the 30-man list to the Russia 2018 … read more via The Sun News – Get...
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    French Open: Serena returns, Nadal, Sharapova survive scares – Punch Newspapers

    Serena Williams made a winning return to Grand Slam tennis which was as memorable as her body-hugging black catsuit when she reached the Roland Garros second round on Tuesday, AFP reports. The 36-year-old downed Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to register her first...
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    Saraki pays surprise visit to Nigerian Super Eagles – Premium Times Nigeria

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki pays surprise visit to Nigerian Super Eagles ahead of their friendly match against England on Saturday...... read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Governor Ortom: President Buhari not responsible for Benue killings – TODAY.NG

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Tuesday exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the herdsmen killings in the state stressing that those linking the president to attacks were being mischievous. He recalled that the herdsmen crisis predated the present administration assuring that the...
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    Lai Mohammed: Buhari, APC Won’t Lose 2019 Presidential Poll – Thisdaylive

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed boasted yesterday that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari were very confident of winning the 2019 presidential election. The minister, who spoke … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Poll: Buhari’s Approval Rating Drops to 41% in May – Thisdaylive

    A survey conducted by NOI Polls has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval rating, which gauges public support for the president, has been on a downward spiral, dropping from as high as 80 per cent in October 2015, to 41 per cent this month, three years after … Read more via...
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    APC Governors Count Achievements, Say ‘We’ve delivered On Promises’ – Sahara Reporters

    The governors of two All Progressive Congress Party (APC) states, Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna and Abiola Ajumobi of Oyo, say their administrations have delivered on their campaign promises. In separate statements released on Tuesday, the two governors gave their administrations credit and...
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    Adewole to JOHESU: Resume or be declared as having absconded from duty – Vanguard News

    Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has directed the striking health workers to resume work immediately or be considered to have absconded from duty. Prof. Isaac Adewole, Health Minister The minister gave the directive to Chief Medical Officers of all federal government owned … Read...
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    FRSC denies crash of recruitment site – TODAY.NG

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has denied media report that its recruitment site crashed one day after opening. In a statement by its spokesperson, Bisi Kazeem, the FRSC said “Our attention has been drawn to the rumour going round that the Corps recruitment site crashed few hours after it...
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    15 die in Ondo auto crash – The Sun News

    About 15 persons yesterday died in a road accident, which involved two vehicles along Owo-Abuja Road, in Eponmi Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The accident, according to an eyewitness, involved an unregistered vehicle said to be ‘Tokunbo’ (fairly used … Read...
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    South East governors, police, IPOB set for showdown over sit-at-home order – The Guardian

    States in the southeast might experience a shutdown today, following a sit-at-home order by pro-Biafra agitators. The action is intended to honour persons killed in pursuit of the secessionists’ goal. Posters have already saturated … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria...