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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Donald Trump breaches Nobel Peace Prize rules by revealing sponsor – TODAY.NG

    President Donald Trump has breached the rules of the Nobel Peace Prize committee by revealing his sponsor, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The Nobel Foundation’s website says a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize may be submitted by any person who meets the nomination criteria, which...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 11 killed as suicide bombers, gunman attack worshippers in Maiduguri – TODAY.NG

    Eleven persons have died in an early morning suicide attack on Muslim worshippers in Maiduguri, Borno State. The suicide bombers, two of them, accompanied by a gunman, infiltrated a mosque in Kushari village behind old CBN quarters Maiduguri at about 5:30am. According to a statement issued by...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ex-President Obasanjo: I haven’t fled Nigeria – TODAY.NG

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said he has not fled Nigeria, contrary to a social media report that he had travelled out of the county ahead of the presidential election scheduled for Saturday. Obasanjo spoke with newsmen at his Presidential Library, Abeokuta, describing the...
  4. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Gerard Pique: Lionel Messi part of new Davis Cup venture – TODAY.NG

    Lionel Messi is one of the investors in the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid later this year, according to FC Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique. The defender’s Kosmos company has been instrumental in a revamp for the historic tennis competition. His investment firm Kosmos has backed the new format to...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Rotimi Amaechi: INEC is working for PDP – TODAY.NG

    Transportation Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is working for the Peoples Democratic Party’s interest in the 2019 polls in Rivers. In a chat with journalists in his country home in Port Harcourt on Thursday, Amaechi said that the INEC...
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    World Egypt lawmakers voting to extend president’s term limits – TODAY.NG

    Egypt’s Parliament has begun voting over constitutional amendments to allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power, possibly until 2034, and further enshrine a role for the military in state affairs. The voting was announced on state media on Thursday, after three rounds of...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Former Governor Fayose kicks as Ekiti government seals off radio station – TODAY.NG

    A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government. The radio, which operates on frequency 104.1FM, has been listed as one of the property being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes...
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    Metro President Buhari felicitates with Lamido of Adamawa on 75th birthday – TODAY.NG

    President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa on the joyous occasion of his 75th birthday.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Rotimi Amaechi: Whatever PDP wants in Rivers, we are equal to the task – TODAY.NG

    The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, of influencing a high court judgment against the All Progressives Congress in the state..... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Political News
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS: Why we arrested PDP campaign chief – TODAY.NG

    The Kaduna state Command of the Department of state services, DSS, has explained that it arrested the Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party campaign, Ben Bako, because of inciting statement, saying if left unchecked, was capable of leading to a “complete breakdown of law and order in...
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    Metro EFCC speaks alleged poisoning of former Skye Bank chief by its operatives – TODAY.NG

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied an allegation that its operatives poisoned the Chairman of the defunct Skye Bank, Tunde Ayeni..... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro INEC gives parties deadline to file polling agents details – TODAY.NG

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed all political parties participating in the forthcoming general elections to complete the processes for the submission of their polling agents’ names by February 11.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Official: How RCCG will mark Pastor Adeboye’s 77th birthday – TODAY.NG

    The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) plans 77 hours of praise to celebrate the 77th birthday of its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, according to its National Music Director, Pastor Kunle Ajayi.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Oshoala connects with Barcelona fans in new video – TODAY.NG

    Three time African footballer of the year Assisat Oshoala who recently joined Barcelona ladies on loan from Chinese super League, Dalian Quanjian F.C, has extended hands of friendship to Barcelona fans as she prepares to get cracking with her new teammates. Although considered a short sojourn...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Federal government donates relief materials to IDPs in Zamfara – TODAY.NG

    The Federal Government has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons in five Local Government Areas in Zamfara. The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, presented the...
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    Metro Governor Ortom raises fresh alarm over influx of herdsmen into Benue – TODAY.NG

    Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has again raised the alarm over the influx of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle into the state, stressing that at least,15 persons have been killed across four local government areas in the last one week. This is as the Commander, Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS)...
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    Metro Acting CJN Tanko Muhammad to inaugurate election tribunal panels – TODAY.NG

    The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, who was sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, is expected to perform the inauguration of members of the National Assembly, governorship & state assembly election petition tribunals today. The Code of Conduct Tribunal...
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Copa del Rey: Ramos double puts Real Madrid within sight of semi-finals – TODAY.NG

    Sergio Ramos scored twice to put Real Madrid on the brink of the Copa del Rey semi-finals as they came from behind to beat Girona 4-2 in a thrilling first leg on Thursday. Ramos’ chipped penalty gave Madrid a 2-1 half-time lead at the Santiago Bernabeu after Lucas Vazquez … read more via...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari in Sokoto, pledges to protect Nigeria’s integrity – TODAY.NG

    President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to protect the integrity of Nigerians and safeguard their trust at all times. The President made the remarks yesterday while addressing thousands of All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters at a rally in the state.... Read more via TODAY.NG –...
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    Politics Rotimi Amaechi: How PDP, ex-President Obasanjo sent me into exile – TODAY.NG

    Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of transportation and director general of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday said the ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo sent him into a 10-month exile in Ghana in 2006. Amaechi said this while reacting to Obasanjo’s recent statements...