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    Metro Lagos Denies Planned Salaries For Religious Leaders – P.M.EXPRESS

    The Lagos State Government on Tuesday debunked viral report on the social media suggesting that it was planning to commence paying salary to religious leaders in the State, saying the claim was totally untrue and misleading. Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr. Abdulateef Abdulhakeem who made...
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    Metro Police repel attack on Zamfara market, rescue kidnapped victims – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Zamfara State Police Command said it averted an attack by suspected bandits at cattle market in Talata-Mafara town in Zamfara and rescued nine abducted victims. The state Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Muhammad Shehu, stated this in a statement issued to journalists …...
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    Politics Is impeachment move by eight Benue lawmakers legal? – Punch Newspapers

    It is an insane move; it is sheer madness; it has no support in law, in the constitution and in common sense. It is an abuse of legislative powers and I believe that those people are a threat to the democratic order. We run … Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2LDgWgx Get More...
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    Politics I have not resigned from APC – Bolaji Abdullahi – Premium Times Nigeria

    Bolaji Abdulllahi is still a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), he told PREMIUM TIMES Tuesday night. Reports that Mr Abdullahi, a former minister of youth.. Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2vsoW9k Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Saraki’s speech after dumping APC for PDP [Full Text] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples’s Democratic Party (PDP). In his speech, Saraki explained why he took the decision.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2voslpj Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics What Fani-Kayode said about APC spokesman, Abdullahi’s defection to PDP – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the National Publicity Secretary, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bolaji Abdullahi’s resignation from the party.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2OvGzxm Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics APC crisis: Keyamo reacts as Saraki, Gov Ahmed dumps APC – Daily Post Nigeria

    Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the campaign organization for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed’s resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC)..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Business African Business Summit to aid SMEs’ growth – Punch Newspapers

    The Chief Executive, Delta Business School and convener of the African Business Summit, Mr Onyechukwu Akpotohwo, has said that the 2018 African Business Summit will aid the growth and quick transformation of Small and Medium-scale businesses in Nigeria and the continent. He said top business...
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    Business Globe Motors rolls out Nigeria-assembled Hyundai, Higer vehicles – Punch Newspapers

    Globe Motors has rolled out a new set of Hyundai and Higer brands of vehicles from its Lekki-based assembly plant in Lagos. The firm had entered into partnership with Higer Bus Company of China to build an ultra modern vehicle assembly plant at the cost of … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Business Forex: Naira Lifted With $210m CBN Injection – Leadership Newspaper

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has made available the sum of $210million, to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the foreign exchange market this week. The CBN, in its quest to meet customers’ needs in the various segments of the market offered $100million to … Read...
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    Business Phase3, Stakeholders Woo Diaspora Investment In ICT – Leadership Newspaper

    West Africa’s largest independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider, Phase3 Telecom, has joined other ICT stakeholders, at the Diaspora Day Conference 2018, to woo Nigerians in diaspora to invest in the sector. In his remarks at the opening ceremony in Abuja...
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    Metro Benue youths raise alarm over planned protest against Ortom, troops’ withdrawal – Daily Post Nigeria

    Youths in Benue State have raised alarm over planned protests in the state against Governor Samuel Ortom. Terrence Kuanum, President, Benue Youth Forum, in a statement on Tuesday, accused “enemies of Benue” of embarking on plan B which is mass demonstration against ortom..... Read more via...
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    Politics Why I Defected From APC To PDP – Saraki’s Full Statement – Channels Television

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has explained the reason for his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a statement signed by him on Tuesday, the Senate President explained that he defected after extensive consultations and after...
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    Politics Nigeria’s Ambassador To South Africa Ahmed Ibeto Resigns, Defects To PDP – Channels Television

    Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa, Ahmed Ibeto, has resigned and also defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Zonal Vice Chairman of the PDP for Zone C in Niger State, Yahaya Abdullahi, confirmed the defection to Channels Television …...
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    Politics President Buhari Elected ECOWAS Chairman – Channels Television

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The President was elected to the position on Tuesday during the 53rd … Read more via Channels Television – https://ift.tt/2Kgl6W1 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Peace Will Return To Nigeria Despite Difficult Times – Adesina – Channels Television

    The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, has assured Nigerians that peace will return to the nation, despite the current difficulties the nation is facing. Adesina said this on Tuesday when he received members of the Junior Chamber...
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    Politics PDP Welcomes Saraki, Ahmed, Ibeto – Channels Television

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has praised Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State Governor, and Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa Ahmed Ibeto for returning to the party. In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on...
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    World S Africa head vows push on land reform – BBC News

    South Africa will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation, its president says. In a recorded address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the ruling ANC will … Read more via BBC News – https://ift.tt/2O0HkOa Get more World News
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    World Airliner crashes after take-off in Mexico – BBC News

    A plane has crashed in the capital of Mexico’s Durango state, television images show, with the state governor confirming nobody was killed. Governor José Aispuro tweeted … Read more via BBC News – https://ift.tt/2Ozat3V Get more World News
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    World Apple boosted by selling pricier iPhones – BBC News

    Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected in its most recent quarter but higher selling prices meant the tech giant still beat Wall Street forecasts. The firm said it sold 41.3 million iPhones in the three months to the end of June, up just 1% … Read more via BBC News – https://ift.tt/2v68CLV...
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