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    Politics Islamic sect ‘attacks’ Danjuma over self-defence comment – Daily Post Nigeria

    A Muslim group, the Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa’iqamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), yesterday criticised a former minister of defence Lt. Gen. T.Y. Danjuma (rtd) over his comment against the military and for asking Nigerians to defend themselves. Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Politics Why Buhari has not changed ministers – Presidency – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has carpeted those who are faulting President Muhammadu Buhari for not changing his cabinet since 2015. Shehu took this stand in an interview with newsmen on Sunday. Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Metro Osama, Last Jailbreaking High Profile Killer Linked To Dino Melaye Arrested - Sahara Reporters

    Kabiru Seidu a.k.a Osama, the last of the suspected criminals linked to Dino Melaye, a Senator representing Kogi West was allegedly planned and coordinated their escape from Police cell with the aid of some Nigeria Police officers at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lokoja has been rearrested...
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    Metro Apapa bridge to be shutdown permanently for repair work – Daily Trust

    The Wharf road bridge that leads into the nation’s oldest seaports, the Apapa Port, will soon be shutdown permanently to make way for the ongoing construction. The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr. Adedamola Kuti who disclosed this also revealed that stakeholders are currently searching...
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    Metro Ishola 'The Doctor' Oyenusi: The Rise And Fall Of The Romantic Armed Robber - The Pulse

    Nigeria has had its fair share of daredevil armed robbers who both stole money and headlines. Shina Rambo and Anini readily come to mind as Nigeria's most famous armed robbers. In the den of robbers, there lies another armed robber that tormented Nigerians. The first celebrated Nigerian armed...
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    Politics 2019 Elections: Buhari Will Defeat Obasanjo, IBB, Others - Garba Shehu Brags - The Nation

    The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has said that Buhari will defeat all the former Presidents and heads of state, who recently asked him (Buhari) not to re-contest in in a presidential election. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and General Ibrahim...
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    Business Dangote Sugar Posts N54BN Profit before Tax In 2017 - FinancialWatchNGR

    Dangote Sugar Plc has posted a profit before tax of N53.599 billion in its full year ended December 31, 2017. The company’s result released on the Nigerian Stock Exchange at the weekend revealed that profit before tax for the period increased by 173 per cent to N53.599 billion from N19.614...
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    Metro "He Is A Gutless, Treacherous Bastard" - FFK Reacts To Oluwo of Iwo Converting To Emir

    Ex-aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to reports of a Yoruba Oba, the Oluwo of Iwoland converting to an 'Emir'. See tweets below
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    Metro "I Haven’t Adopted The Title Of An Emir" - Oluwo Of Iwo, Oba Akanbi Cries Out - Punch Newspapers

    The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Akanbi, has denied adopting the title of an emir, contrary to media reports. Speaking through his media aide, Mr. Ali Ibrahim, in a statement issued on Sunday, the Oluwo explained that he had never dropped the title of an Oba for an emir. The monarch has...
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    World China hits back with tariffs on US imports – BBC News

    US wine is among the produce affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs China has imposed tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports earlier in Read more via BBC News –...
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    World London murder rate overtakes New York’s – BBC News

    A spike in violent crime in London saw more murders committed in the city in February and March than there were in New York, figures show. So far in 2018, 46 people in London have been fatally stabbed, shot or injured compared to 50 in the US city. But, while New York’s rate month-on-month has...
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    World Benjamin Netanyahu praises Israeli army after killings of Palestinians – TODAY.NG

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Israel’s security forces after the killings of 17 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, just as condemnation over the Israeli army’s use of live ammunition against protesters grows. Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more...