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    Sports Martins undergoes successful surgery in UK – The Sun News

    Nigerian international striker, Obafemi Martins has successfully undergone surgery on his ruptured quadriceps tendon. The Shanghai Shenhua forward sustained the injury in action for Shenhua in the Asian Champions League against Kashima Antlers, which ended 2-2 in midweek. read more via...
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    Metro 1.2m IDPs for Yellow fever vaccination in Borno – The Sun News

    Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The Borno State Government, supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF, has commenced vaccination of 1.2 million people against yellow fever in the state. The exercise which target displaced persons at their camps across 57 wards in 25 local...
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    Metro Bayelsa hubby killer to die by hanging – The Sun News

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Justice Nayai Aganaba, Bayels State High Court, on Tuesday, sentenced to death by hanging of 30-year-old Victoria Gagariga for the killing of her husband, Henry Gagariga, on February 4, 2015 at the residence along Ebisam Road in Akenfa, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The...
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    Metro Ogundokun condemns alleged attack on Ooni – The Sun News

    Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Veteran journalist and ace politician, Chief Abiola Ogundokun, has condemned what he called ‘incessant attacks’ on the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, by the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi. Ogundokun, who hails from Iwo, in Osun State, said in a...
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    Metro Safer Internet Day: 54% Nigerian kids face cyber risks –Report – The Sun News

    Zika Bobby A report from the DQ Institute has shown that, on the average, 54 percent of eight to 12 years old children in Nigeria are exposed to one or more cyber risks. The data emerged just as Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark … Read more via The Sun News – http://ift.tt/2Bc76vu...
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    Metro Ado, Auchi poly, Yabatech wait for Buhari over rectors’ appointment – The Sun News

    Gabriel Dike Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi and Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) all have several things in common among which is the non-appointment of new rectors for the institutions. The most outstanding issue the three federal polytechnics have in common is...
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    Metro Kwara group rejects cattle colony – The Sun News

    Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin The executive members and elders of the Kwara South Consultative Forum have kicked against the establishment of cattle colonies which is being suggested or planned by the Federal Government. Rising from its emergency meeting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, at the...
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    Metro Controversy trails Abuja airport independent power project – The Sun News

    Louis Iba Some contractors who bidded for the construction of an Independent Power project (IPP) for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, have faulted the process that led to the selection of Messrs J. Marine, as the preferred bidder, alleging that transparency and due process were...
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    Metro How ID card scheme’ll stem activities of charlatans –NANTA – The Sun News

    The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), says it is partnering the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to launch an Identity Card (ID) scheme for genuine members in a bid to curb the activities of charlatans defrauding unsuspecting members of the public and creating a...
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    Metro Anambra tanker explosion: 17 shops razed – The Sun News

    Aloysius Attah, Onitsha An petroleum tanker laden with 33,000 litres of fuel, yesterday crashed into Nkwo Ogidi Market in Idemili North Local Government Area, burst into flames and razed about 17 shops with goods worth millions of naira destroyed. An eyewitness, Chukwudi Arinze told Daily Sun...
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    Metro Military arrests 6 suspects as explosion rocks Agip pipelines – The Sun News

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Soldiers attached to the Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) at the weekend arrested six suspected pipeline vandals. The arrest was occasioned by an explosion suspected to have been instigated by vandals at the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) pipelines at...
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    Entertainment Obasanjo’s son abandons matrimonial home – The Sun News

    • Mum cries out, petitions police Bolatito Adebayo Sometime last year the wife of the former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo filed a suit in an Ikeja High Court, seeking to stop the wedding of her son scheduled for May, she lost the suit. Mrs. Obasanjo’s objection … via...
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    Metro Stephanie Otobo undressed – The Sun News

    • Psychologist, neuropschiatrist, others speak Olakunle Olafioye Behaviourists have offered professional views on the Stephanie Otobo sex scandal, revealing that the Canada-based stripper and musician may be suffering a form of psychological disorder. Other Nigerians also bared their minds on...
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    Metro Woman stabs family nurse’s son to death – The Sun News

    The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested a 32-year old woman, Rukayat Abdulkareem who reportedly trailed her husband to his lover’s house where she allegedly stabbed a 17-year old son of her husband’s presumed lover, Awal Sani, to death. The deceased was a 200 level student …...
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    Metro Why forgiveness benefits you More – The Sun News

    The spiritual reasons for choosing to forgive are powerful. People must have asked for God’s forgiveness repeatedly during the fasting season and that that leaves them with no justification for refusing to forgive others who have offended them. One good favour you can do for yourself this …...
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    Metro Robbers raid Abia Schools of Nursing, Midwifery thrice in one week – The Sun News

    Okey Sampson, Aba Men of the underworld have been having a field day at the Abia State Schools of Nursing and Midwifery both in Aba, as they have raided the schools located adjacent the Aba Area Command of the Nigeria Police three times within the past one … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    Metro LASTMA diverts traffic for city marathon – The Sun News

    As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free Lagos City Marathon scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the affected routes during the race. A statement issued by the agency said that the event...
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    Metro Ashimolowo showers 17,000 widows with gifts, cash – The Sun News

    Christy Anyanwu Seventeen thousand widows in Osun State were recently celebrated at the 12th widows’ edition organized by the Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC), Matthew Ashimolowo and his wife Yemisi. The widows who hail from Isokan, Ikire, Osogbo, Apomu, Ikoyi...
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    Metro Customs raises ‘strike force’ to monitor corrupt officers – The Sun News

    …Auctions seized petroleum products Isaac Anumihe with agency report Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), has dissolved the 2017 Compliance Team and replaced it with a strike force. The dissolution came as a container loaded with military...
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    Metro Why NNPC is charging Nigerians higher for fuel – FG – The Sun News

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Federal Government on Wednesday explained why the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is charging Nigerians higher than the official N143 per litre to fund the importation of petrol. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun gave the explanation at of the...
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