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    Business MTN may scrap Nigerian IPO as dispute weighs on shares – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    MTN Group Ltd., the wireless carrier facing a combined $10 billion in claims from Nigerian authorities, said it may no longer seek to raise capital through an initial public offering on the country’s stock exchange..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –
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    Entertainment Chioma Akpotha Celebrates Nigeria’s Independence With Creative Photo And Words Of Encouragement – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Nollywood screeb star, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha has taken to her Instagram page to share a creative photo of herself rocking the Nigerian colours. Along with the photos, the actress also made a clarion call to.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Get more...
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    Metro Benson-Idahosa Decries Trafficking Rate In Nigeria – Channels Television

    The Founder of Pathfinders Justice Initiative, Evon Benson-Idahosa, has expressed her dismay over the high rate of trafficking of persons from the country. Speaking at The Platform in Lagos, a programme organised by the Covenant Christian Centre yearly to mark Nigeria’s 58th Independence, she...
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    Politics As Otedola waits in the wings, two oil dons win big on primary night – The ScoopNG

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its Lagos governorship primary. No new date has been announced and it appears that the main opposition party is playing a waiting game.... Read more via The ScoopNG – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics 2019: MKO Abiola’s daughter runs for House of Reps – Premium Times Nigeria

    A month after her defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a daughter of the late Moshood Abiola has declared her intention to run for the Abeokuta North federal constituency seat in the House of Representatives under the flag of the Action Democratic Party … Read more via...
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    Politics 2019 election will be between Nigerians and Buhari, not PDP – Fayose – Vanguard News

    Gov. Peter Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said the 2019 presidential election will not be a contest between PDP and President Muhammadu Buhari but a straight fight between the president and Nigerians who are tired of his misrule. Fayose In a statement, Fayose said Buhari has Nigerians …...
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    Politics #NigeriaAt58: Go into politics now, Saraki charges Nigerians – Vanguard News

    Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki, Monday charged Nigerians to actively participate in politics, not as he equally warned not to allow political choices to be made by selfish aggrandized politicians who lack the aura and ability to take Nigeria to an enviable height. Read more via Vanguard...
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    Politics [email protected]: David Mark urges citizens not to lose faith in project Nigeria – TODAY.NG

    Former President of the Senate and Peoples Democratic Party Presidential aspirant, Senator David Mark, has implored the citizenry not to lose faith in the project Nigeria. Read more via TODAY.NG – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    World Nobel Prize season opens without Literature Prize – TODAY.NG

    The announcement on Monday of the Nobel Medicine Prize opens this year’s amputated awards season, with no Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years because of a #MeToo scandal.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more World News
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    Politics Lagos Governorship Primaries: Buhari summons Ambode, Tinubu over rift –

    President Buhari has summoned the Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu to Abuja. According to Daily Post, a source said that Buhari met with them on Monday, October 1, 2018. Read more via – –...
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    Politics Opinion: Why APC members should be worried about Ambode’s speech –

    The already charged political atmosphere seemed slightly calm early on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Political gladiators were in the trenches getting ready for the State primaries. This was punctured at about mid-day with an announcement that the incumbent State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode had...
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    Politics Just in: Bolaji Abdullahi withdraws from PDP governorship race – Naij news

    Former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi and 7 others have pulled out of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in Kwara state, The Cable reports. The other PDP aspirants who have withdrawn from the … Read more via Nigeria News today &...
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    Politics APC primary: God punishing Ambode, wife for sacking, evicting Lagos chaplain – Daily Post Nigeria

    A senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ in Akure, Ondo State, Pastor Adewale Giwa has stated that the political travails of Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode was caused by the sack of Presiding Chaplain of the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Venerable Femi...
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    Politics Oby Ezekwesili to contest for 2019 presidency – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili will contest for the 2019 presidential election according to Pastor Tunde Bakare. The Latter Rain Assembly (LRA) General overseer made this revelation while speaking at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) Lagos on Monday. According to the pastor, he can’t...
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    World Politics: Trump makes vague threat to unnamed Democratic senator: while defending Kavanaugh -

    President Donald Trump issued a vague threat to an unnamed Democratic senator during a Monday press conference while defending scrutiny of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's drinking habits..... Read more via – Get more World News
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    Sports Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms – Vanguard Newspaper

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho denied on Monday that his job is on the line but did say some of his players care more than others ahead of the Champions League Group H match against Valencia on Tuesday..... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports Re-energised Djokovic targets number one spot – Punch Newspapers

    Novak Djokovic is back home in Belgrade preparing for an offensive to regain the world number one spot after roaring back into top form by winning the US Open. “I planned to be here with my family … and everything is set so.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More...
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    Sports Juventus risk penalty for racist Koulibaly chants – Punch Newspapers

    Italian champions Juventus could be hit with a partial closure of their Allianz Stadium after racist chanting was heard aimed at Napoli’s Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly during their game at the weekend, it was reported on Monday..... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Metro See Ghana Groom Crushed To Death In Car Crash While Going To His Wedding Reception – Nairaland

    The families of a new couple have been thrown into mourning after the groom was crushed to death in an accident on his way to his wedding reception yesterday in Accra, Ghana.The bride who was also involved in the fatal accident, is said to be.... Read more via Nairaland –...
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    Metro We will deliver more than 10 million votes for Buhari – Bus conductors boast – Naija Nigeria News

    Bus conductors in Nigeria have promised to deliver 10 million for the president in 2019. The conductors said the integrity and accountability exemplified by President Buhari stood him out. According to them, President Buhari has no … Read more via Naija Nigeria News –