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    Politics Umahi replies Oshiomhole, says APC ‘rejected by Nigerians’ – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has criticised the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, for demanding apology from him for his alleged refusal to grant the APC permission to use the Abakaliki stadium for its rally. Mr Oshiomhole had on Saturday called …...
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    Politics APC will sweep polls in Kwara in 2019 – Oyedepo – Vanguard News

    Former Chairman, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara, Akogun Oyedepo, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 general elections. APC Oyedepo, who recently led majority of PDP members to APC, said on Sunday in Ilorin in...
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    Politics 756,000 PVCs Yet To Be Claimed In Oyo State, Says REC – Channels Television

    The Oyo State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mutiu Agboke has revealed that a total number of 756,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are yet to be claimed by their owners in the state. The REC after announcing the figure … Read more via Channels Television –
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    Politics Akpabio meets Buhari in London - Punch Newspapers

    The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London. The meeting came at a time there are reports that the former Akwa Ibom State Governor will be defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressives Congress this week...
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    Metro This war on the Bible must stop – The Washington Times

    America’s colonists were predominantly English which meant their religion was predominantly Catholic or Protestant which meant their book of worship, no matter how you slice it, was the Bible. Not the Muslim Koran, not the Hindu set of Vedas, not the Wiccan prayer book, … Read more via The...
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    Entertainment Omotola, Tonto Dikeh, Siasia pledge support in fight against trafficking – Vanguard News

    Two Nollywood superstars, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Tonto Dikeh, on Saturday pledged to support the fight against human trafficking..... via Vanguard News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Chimamanda Adichie: Quintessence Of A Literary Icon – Leadership Newspaper

    The Nigerian born novelist, non-fiction and short story writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been making Nigeria proud with her various achievements and raw quality.... via Leadership Newspaper – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Hollywood actor Steven Seagal now Russian envoy – Vanguard News

    Russia has appointed Hollywood Actor Steven Seagal as special representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to focus on humanitarian issues with the United States (U.S.).... via Vanguard News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Metro Early closure by Saudi hinders pilgrims’ registration – Vanguard News

    The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Barrister Abdullahi Muktar Muhammad has said that the early closure of pilgrims registration by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, hindered more pilgrim registration in the country. He disclosed that only 55,000 Nigerian pilgrims registered...
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    Metro Manhunt for 20 prison escapees – Vanguard News

    No fewer than 20 prisoners are on the run triggered by the biggest jailbreak in the history of the Gambia. The prisoners escaped from Gambia’s second penitentiary on Saturday, triggering a serious manhunt. Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Women should have children they can raise alone – – The Sun News

    I think every woman should have only the number of children she can independently raise herself. That should be a plan B in case things go wrong. Bolatito Olaitan “MY Journey to hell began when I met Dan about twelve years ago. I met him at … Read more via – The Sun News –...
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    Metro International Forgiveness Day: What Happens When You Don’t Forgive? – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    On a general note, forgiveness means letting go of the feeling of resentment or revenge towards a person. Due to the way all humans are unique in their character and beliefs, we sometimes step on each others toes... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Metro Wanted Boko Haram leader arrested – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian Army hase announced the arrest of a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Maje Lawan, at Banki, Borno. According to a statement by Texas Chukwu, the army spokesman, the suspect is believed to be number 96 on the wanted list earlier published by the army. … Read more via Premium Times...
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    Politics Buhari’s international engagements boost Nigeria’s image-Don – Vanguard News

    A university lecturer, Dr Olawale Lawal, has described the recent international engagements by President Muhammadu Buhari and his recognition as good for the image of Nigeria. Lawal, who teaches at the Department of Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, Lagos State University (LASU, said this in an...
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    Politics Buhari is a dictator, tribalist – Afenifere chieftain, Ayo Adebanjo – Daily Post Nigeria

    A chieftain of Yoruba socio-political organisation, Ayo Adebanjo, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a dictator. Adebanjo said this while reacting to the recent attack on top politicians in the opposition by the government... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Politics 2019: Dele Momodu writes Buhari on fight with Saraki, other defectors – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Presidential candidate and publisher of Ovation magazine, Chief Dele Momodu, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against taking Nigeria back to the days of oppression and suppression. According to him, President Buhari’s alleged attempt to use of security operatives and some...
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    Politics Primate Ayodele: Only Senator Saraki can win 2019 poll for PDP – TODAY.NG News

    Primate Elijah Ayodele of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Oke Afa, Isolo, Lagos, has predicted ... Read more via TODAY.NG News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    World Chip Labour: Robots Replace Waiters In China Restaurant – Channels Television

    The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low, mechanical tones, “Enjoy … Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    World 52 jihadists killed in Egypt’s Sinai – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Egypt’s army said on Sunday its forces have killed over the past few days 52 jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula where the military is conducting a vast operation against militants. Egyptian forces launched operation "Sinai 2018" in February to rid the … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Metro NYSC committed to corps members’ security, welfare, says DG – Punch Newspapers

    The Director- General of National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-Gen.Suleiman Kazaure, has reiterated the commitment of the scheme to security and welfare of corps members nationwide. Kazaure while speaking to newsmen Sunday... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More...