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    World Canada Becomes Second Country To Legalise Recreational Marijuana - BBC

    The first recreational cannabis to be legally bought in Canada was purchased at midnight on Wednesday (02:30 GMT) on the eastern island of Newfoundland amid queues of hundreds of people. READ MORE HERE Get more World News
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    Sports Arsene Wenger says Arsenal responded ‘like a boxer’ in beating AC Milan 2-0 – BBC

    Arsenal celebrated their first win since beating Ostersunds last month Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger likened his team to a boxer struggling to get up after a knockdown as they overcame their recent poor form with a 2-0 Europa League win at AC Milan. Arsenal faced a fifth straight defeat … read...
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    Metro Groomed into prostitution… and shouldn’t have to tell – BBC

    Fiona was groomed into prostitution at 15 and has now won the legal right not to have to tell employers. Read more via BBC – http://ift.tt/2oVOE3x Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Sports World Indoor Championships: Ivory Coast’s Ahoure celebrates 60m gold with Irish flag – BBC

    Ivory Coast’s Murielle Ahoure powered to victory to win gold in the women’s 60m and then explains to the BBC Sport team why she celebrated with an Ireland flag. read more via BBC – http://ift.tt/2tdFYd7 --------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    World [Video] ‘I left BBC for $162,000 drug job’ – Former Ghanaian journalist opens up – myjoyonline

    A former Ghanaian BBC journalist has opened up on why he left the promising international career to become a drug dealer, commanding over $162,000, an equivalent of GHS728,336 in 1982. Although he was satisfied with his BBC job at the time, Paa Joe Odonkor said his lifestyle was “so big” …...
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    Entertainment Fire and Fury to be made into TV series – BBC News

    The bestselling exposé Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by journalist Michael Wolff is about to hit the small screen. According to Hollywood Reporter, Mr Wolff has sold television rights for seven figures. President Trump has condemned the book, which depicts a chaotic administration...
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    World American Witches Declare War, Cast Mass Spell To Remove Trump

    America's witches are more optimistic and casting spell on Donald Trump to see the White House before his four years mandate. BBC reported that at the stroke of midnight on Friday, followers of witchcraft across the US performed a mass spell designed to remove the president from office. A...
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    Politics Like Buhari, Like Big Brother Naija: How BBC Booed Nigeria

    British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC has likened President Muhammadu Buhari's absence from Nigeria to that of Big Brother Naija show currently underway in South Africa. In what looks like a booing of Nigerians and their leaders, BBC said: “As Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was beginning...
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    Politics Transcript Of Buhari's Phone Call With Governor Ganduje

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and the governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje had conversation during prayer session on Wednesday. BBC Hausa has translated the phone conversation between the two leaders. It was the first time the president's voice has been heard in public since he...
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    World Gambia's Adama Barrow Tells BBC, 'I Am The Legal President'

    Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has told the BBC he will declare himself president on 18 January regardless of President Yahya Jammeh's rejection of the election result. Mr Barrow said his team was preparing for the event despite security concerns: "Our position is very very clear. I'm...
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    Business Snapchat Edges Towards $25bn Float In US Market

    Snap, the parent company of messaging app Snapchat, has filed to list on the US stock market, according to several reports. Based on investments so far, the California-based firm would be worth between $20bn and $25bn (£16bn-£20bn). That would make it the largest US flotation since Chinese...
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    Metro Jamilah Tangaza, Former BBC Journalist Declared Wanted By EFCC

    Jamilah Tangaza, a former BBC journalist and former aide to former FCT minister Bala Mohammed has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu told BBC Hausa that she was declared wanted following media reports that she had tried to jump...
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    Metro BringBackOurGirls Campaigners Speak About Freed 21 Chibok Girls

    BringBackOur Girls campaign group has described the news reports of 21 Chibok girls released as an extremely happy news. The group on its social media account said: “We have seen reports of 21 #ChibokGirls released but are yet to confirm. This will be extremely happy news if true. We are...
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    Metro Freed Chibok Girls Now With Security Services In Maiduguri

    Terrorist group, Boko Haram has reportedly released about twenty-one of the abducted Chibok school girls to the Nigerian Government. A senior government official in Nigeria has told the BBC that 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants are currently with security services...
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    Business Facebook Enters Online Classified Market

    Facebook has officially entered into the Marketplace feature, in a move that could rival sites like eBay and Craigslist. The new feature will debut in the US, the UK, Australia and New Zealand, BBC quoted the firm having said that in a blog post. The new feature puts Facebook in direct...
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    Business Protesters Attack Aliko Dangote's Cement Factory In Ethiopia [PHOTO]

    Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man and Nigerian business tycoon cement factory has been attacked by protesters in Ethiopia's Oromia region, the regional government has said in a statement. The protests were in response to the deaths of at least 55 people in a stampede at a religious festival...
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    Business Cocaine 'Worth €50m' Discovered at Coca-Cola Plant

    Cocaine with worth 50 million euros has been discovered at a Coca-Cola plant in France. The drug, hidden in bags among a delivery of orange juice concentrate, arrived in a container from South America, BBC reported. An investigation is under way in Signes, a village in southern France. The...
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    Sports Rio Olympics 2016: US Teenager, Ginny Thrasher Wins First Gold

    America’s Ginny Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympic Games with a surprise victory in the women’s 10m air rifle. The 19-year-old secured her first major international victory, scoring 208.0 to leave China’s 2006 world champion Du Li with silver. Du’s compatriot Yi Siling, the...
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    Metro Shekau Speaks, Accuses al-Barnawi of Planning a Coup Against Him

    Abubakar Shekau says he is still in charge of Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram despite a statement by so-called Islamic State that he had been replaced. Shekau denounced the IS declaration of Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the leader in an audio message released on Wednesday, BBC reported...
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    Politics President Buhari Cancels Proposed Film Village After Muslim Clerics Complain

    President Muhamamdu Buhari-led federal government has cancelled its plan to build a massive film village in the northern state of Kano, following social media outcry and opposition from Muslim clerics. Accodiing to BBC, more than three billion naira ($10m; £7.6m) was budgeted for the project as...
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