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  1. Samguine

    Metro Building Owned By Saraki's Aide Collapses, Injures Three Persons In Ilorin

    A building under construction around Sulu Gambari way in Ilorin, Kwara state, allegedly belonging to Moshood Mustapha, Senior Special Assistant to Senator Saraki on Legislative Matters, has collapsed. SaharaReporters learnt that the building was an...
  2. Samguine

    Metro Biafra: Police Declare Biafra Secret Service Illegal, Warns Nnamdi Kanu

    Commissioner of Police Abia, State Command, CP Adeleye Oyebade has declared the recently formed Biafra Security Service of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), led by Nnamdi Kanu, illegal. He was reacting to video of showing Nnamdi Kanu, inspecti...
  3. Samguine

    Metro Being Lonely Will Kill You Faster Than Being Obese - Study

    Being lonely is deadlier than obesity and should be considered a pubic health risk, recent studies by experts have suggested. Those with bad social connections have a 50 percent increased risk of early death, compared to those with good social conne...
  4. Lequte

    Metro Men Who Stole Phones at Gov Amosun Daughter's Wedding Arrested

    The police have arrested the men who stole phones of prominent Nigerians at the wedding of Governor Ibikunle Amosun and Abike Dabiri's children in Abeokuta on the 8th of July. They are a gang of fake journalists. They crash into important events an...
  5. Samguine

    Metro IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Withdraws Threat To Boycott Anambra Election

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has has withdrawn the threat to stop the Nov 18 elections in Anabra State. This decision was made at a meeting organised by the Ala-Igbo Internatonal Foundation an NGO, with IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu. Leader of ...
  6. Lequte

    Metro Kogi Killer Disease Ravages on, Death Toll Hits 62

    The number of people killed by a mysterious disease in Kogi state has risen to 62. Earlier reports had put the number at 50. Kogi state Commissioner for health, Saka Audu, said that the mysterious disease had continued to kill children and adult...
  7. Samguine

    Metro [Video] Pastor Adeboye Goes Romantic, Kisses His Wife On Church Altar

    The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria, has showed his romantic side when he kissed his wife on the altar, in the presence of their children and adoring church members ...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [19 August, 2017]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspaper, August 19, 2017. Punch Adeboye visits ailing Buhari in London Osinbajo appoints new acting chairmen for NPC, CCB, ICPC #ResumeOrResign: Nigerians in UK hold all-night protest against Buhari ...
  9. Lequte

    Metro Nigeria: Authorities Issue Statement on Mysterious Killer Disease in Kogi State

    The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has advised the citizens of Kogi state to be calm following the emergence of a mysterious disease in the state which has killed over 50 people. Related: Mysterious Hemorrhaging Disease Kills 50 In Kogi...
  10. Samguine

    Metro Despite Over N3bn Budget, Aso Rock Health Centre Does Not Have Paracetamol Nor Cotton Wool

    The clinic at Nigeria's seat of power Aso Rock, called the State House Medical Centre,does not have most basic medication, paracetamol, according to reports from TheCable. Cotton wool, syringes, X-ray machines are also not available and the patient...
  11. Lequte

    Metro ASUU Strike Will Cause Increase in Prostitution - Nigerian Sex Workers Association

    According to the Nigerian Sex Workers Association, the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will increase prostitution among female students. The national coordinator of the association, Amaka Enemo, said ev...
  12. kemi

    Metro NSCDC Uncovers Illegal Refinery in Sokoto

    The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had discovered an illegal refinery, operated in a rented apartment in Sokoto state. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Babangida Dutsin-ma, made this known in an interview with the New...
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    Metro FG Hands Over Seized Snakes to University of Uyo

    The Federal Government has formally handed over more than 600 snakes, spiders and millipedes recently seized in Calabar to the University of Uyo, in Akwa Ibom. Personnel of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Cross River and Akwa Ibom Commands in...
  14. Samguine

    Metro Over 30 Traditional Rulers Converge In Abeokuta To Tackle Corruption [Photos]

    Oba Aremu Adedotun Gbadebo the Alake of Egbaland, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Oba Ogunleye the Towulade of Akinale, Oba Abdul-Fatai Akorede Akamo the Olu of Itori among others were special guests at the Oba's forum held yesterday in Egbaland, Abeokuta, ...
  15. Samguine

    Metro Why I Lied That I Was A Virgin - Jenifa's Dairy Toyo Baby Confesses

    Before now, everybody believed Olayode Juliana, who starred as Toyo Baby in the hit TV soap, Jenifa's Dairy, was a virgin. But in her new book Rebirth which has been published, she revealed that she was raped by her married music teacher when she was...
  16. Samguine

    Metro Obasanjo Blames Late Yar'Adua For ASUU Strike

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday bared his mind on the ongoing indefinite strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). He blamed the then government of late president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua for agreeing to certain demands ma...
  17. Samguine

    Metro Catholic Church Excommunicates Nigerian Priest Who Resigned

    Former priest, Patrick Edet who recently resigned, has been excommunicated by the Catholic church in Nigeria. The Church said it was by the notice stripping the priest of all privileges accruing to a leader of the Church. Patrick Edet, who serve...
  18. Samguine

    Metro NBS Reveals The Geographical Zone With Highest Bribery Rate

    The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed the geographical zone with the highest bribery rate in the country Nigeria’s Northwest and Northeast regions have the highest prevalence of bribery among adults, a new report published on Wednesday indi...
  19. Samguine

    Metro Husband Caught By Wife Having Sex With Daughter, Says It Is For Good Luck

    A 35-year-old housewife, Mariya Inusa, of Rafin-Makadi village in Rimi Local government area of Katsina has reported her husband, Inusa Aliyu, the the police on allegations her husband was having sexual intercourse with their 14-year old daughter Mr...
  20. Samguine

    Metro Islamic Cleric Exhumes Friend's Corpse For Rituals

    An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday has ordered an Islamic cleric, Babatunde Suleiman of Oloje area, Ilorin, for allegedly possessing human parts Magistrate Bio Saliu ordered that the defendant be remanded at Oke-kura Prison, Ilorin and adjourn...

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