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  2. Lequte

    Metro Tension as Covenant University Suspends 200 Students for Ignoring Easter Service to Read

    Covenant University has suspended over 200 students for missing its just concluded Easter ‘Youth Alive’ programme. According to Punch the students were placed on compulsory suspension for not being part of the retreat. “We were going for the servi...
  3. Lequte

    Metro Nigerian Man Gunned Down by Indonesia Police for Resisting Arrest

    An alleged Nigerian drug smuggler was shot dead after resisting arrest in Tanah Tinggi, Central Jakarta on Wednesday. The Indonesian police on Wednesday has gunned down a Nigerian, Douglas Hope Onyebuchi, aka Kabaka, in Tanah Tinggi, Central Jakarta...
  4. Lequte

    Metro Nigeria's Meningitis Death Toll Now 813- Health Minister Adewole

    The death toll of a meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has reached 813 sixteen weeks after it started. Nigeria's Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who made the revelation on Wednesday in Abuja, said the disease is now spreading more slowly. “As of y...
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    Metro Nigeria Police Reacts To Comments of Officer Who Vowed To Kill People if Buhari Dies

    The Nigeria Police Force has reacted to comments by one of its officers Inusa Saidu Biu. Biu, a police officer from Biu local government area in southern Borno state threatened to kill 200 people if President Muhmmadu Buhari whom according to him...
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    Metro ‘My Wife Wants To Kill Me With Children, She Bears Like Rats,’ Says Divorce-seeking Man

    A civil servant, Micheal Ayinde, on Wednesday pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his marriage because of his wife’s penchant for making babies. Ayinde, 39, told court that his wife, whose name he gave as Glory, enjoyed “giving...
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    Metro Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

    Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday granted a fresh ex parte application ordering the forfeiture of 5.8 million dollars belonging to a former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. ...
  8. kemi

    Metro Nigeria: Ranking of Obas in Yorubaland By Alake of Egbaland

    The ranking of Kings or Obas in Yorubaland has been a topic which has generated much controversy over the years. Moreso, the issue was once more raised as reactions continue to trail the snubbing of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi by the Oba of ...
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    Metro ‘Maturity is Not By Age’ – Nigerians Blast Oba of Lagos For Snubbing Ooni

    Nigerians have lent their voices to a video currently making rounds showing the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu snubbing the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at a public function. Below are some of the reactions captured: ...
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    Metro 5 Killed, 11 Injured in Fresh Suicide Attack in Maiduguri

    Five persons and eleven others were injured in three separate suicide attacks on Wednesday in Maiduguri, the National Emergency Management Authority has disclosed. The agency in a statement by its spokesman in charge of the Northeast zonal office...
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    Metro Mariam Babirye: 37 Year Old Woman With 38 Children

    37 year old Mariam Nabatanzi Babirye is blessed with 38 children. Too much for her age, you say? She lives in Kabimbiri village, Mukono District in Uganda. In a recent interview with Uganda’s Daily Monitor, Mariam said that she was married off to he...
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    Metro FG Bans Chloroquine For Malaria Treatment

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has banned the use of chloroquine and artemisinin monotherapy for the treatment of malaria. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who made this announcement, stated that about N300bn was being lost annually...
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    Metro I will Kill 200 People if Buhari Dies – Nigerian Police Officer Threatens

    Inusa Saidu Biu, a police officer from Biu local government area in southern Borno state has threatened to kill 200 people if President Muhmmadu Buhari whom according to him was poisoned but was saved by God, dies. Saidu Biu described Buhari as the ...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [26 April, 2017]

    Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. PUNCH: Dangote rolls out Nigeria-assembled trucks, targets 10,000 vehicles Ohanaeze kicks as Kanu gets bail on health grounds Court grants Patien...
  15. Lequte

    Metro Two Brazilians Nabbed With Cocaine Worth N310m at Lagos Airport

    The Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has announced the arrest of 2 Brazilians caught with cocaine in their luggage at the Lagos International Airport. The suspects, a male and a female, claimed to be tourists. NDLEA Commander at the L...
  16. Jules

    Metro Emir Sanusi Spent N37million On Phone Bills - Kano Emirate

    Following investigation into their finances, the Kano Emirate has revealed that the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, spent N37 million on telephone calls in three years. Speaking on behalf of the council, the Walin Kano, Alhaji Mahe Bashir...
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    Metro 253 Nigerians Deported From Libya

    253 Nigerians have been deported from Libya. The returnees, comprising 242 adults and 11 children, arrived in Lagos State on Tuesday aboard a Libyan Airline plane. The aircraft conveying them landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport...
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    Metro Oba Of Lagos 'Disgraces' Ooni of Ife In Public[VIDEO]

    A video showing the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu refusing to shake hands with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II is trending on Twitter. The Video was reportedly captured at a public event attended by both men. See video: ...
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    Metro Nnamdi Kanu Rejects Bail - I Am Ready To Die In Kuje Prison

    Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has rejected the bail granted to him today. According to DAILY POST, a source close to Kanu said, ”I just finished speaking with Kanu. He has vowed to remain at Kuje prisons pending w...
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    Metro Hameed Ali Redeploys 4,072 Senior Officers of Nigeria Customs Service

    The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, in a "routine exercise" has redeployed 4,072 of its senior officers to commands across the four zones of the service. According to a circular issued on Tuesday by T.M. Isa, NCS Acting Assistant Comptroller-General, ...
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    Metro Lagos Govt. To Relocate Computer Village

    The Lagos State Government has said that it would relocate the popular Computer Village in Ikeja to Katangowa in Agbado/Oke-Odo area of the State, just as it also disclosed that an embargo has been placed on approval for construction of filling stati...

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