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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Seven Shot Dead, Five Injured In Ondo Bank Robbery. – Channels Television

    Seven people have been killed after an eleven-man gang of robbers attacked a branch of First Bank in Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State. The robbers reportedly stormed the town this afternoon, shooting sporadically and broke the bank’s security doors with an explosive device. The...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ihedioha visits Owerri airport, speaks on fire accident [PHOTOS] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor-elect of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, on Monday, visited the affected areas of the terminal building of the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, engulfed by fire. Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, in a statement earlier said the fire started at about...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Fashola Orders Suspension Of Work On National Housing Project, Gwagwalada – Leadership Newspaper

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has ordered the immediate suspension of work at the Abuja National Housing project in Gwagwalada, FCT. Fashola gave the order during the inspection of the ongoing Abuja Mass Housing project in Gwagwalada, on Monday. The News...
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Zenith Bank appoints new MD – Vanguard News

    Zenith Bank has appointed Mr Ebenezer Onyeagwu as it new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. The bank disclosed this in a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday...... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics With Buhari’s handling of security, were Nigerians too hard on Jonathan? – The ScoopNG

    There are byzantine vibrations about the Nigerian. He is like a banshee wailing against the failings of power when his belly is empty; when he is not within the circle of influence and when the holder of power is not his “religious or ethnic brother”. As soon as … Read more via The ScoopNG...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate presidency: I won’t step down – Senator Ndume – TODAY.NG

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met behind closed doors with the former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume. Ndume has been aspiring to be President of the 9th Senate due for inauguration in June. He had declared his intention to run for the number three highest political office … Read more via...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Appeal Court did not affirm Adeleke’s eligibility – Counsel – The Guardian Nigeria News

    A counsel to the respondents in appeal suit decided by a Court of Appeal sitting in Akure last Saturday, Barrister Olufemi Ayandokun, Monday debunked that the court did not affirm Ademola Adekele’s eligibility to contest Osun State … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Kaduna crisis: El-Rufai lifts curfew on Maraban Rido, Kujama communities – Daily Post Nigeria

    As normalcy has returned to troubled Chikun Local Government area of Kaduna State, the Kaduna State Government has lifted the dusk to dawn curfew in Maraban Rido and Kujama communities areas of the state with immediate effect. In a statement by Senior Special Assistant to Governor Nasir …...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Supreme Court Ends Magnus Abe’s Dream Of Toppling Tonye Cole As Rivers APC Gov Candidate – Sahara Reporters

    The Supreme Court of Nigeria has dismissed the suit filed by Senator Magnus Abe challenging the outcome of the primary election of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. Abe had rejected the ruling of the Federal High court in Port Harcourt on January 7 nullifying the elections …...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bank robbery claims 7 lives in Ondo – Daily Post Nigeria

    Seven persons have been confirmed dead following a deadly bank robbery that took place in Ondo State. The robbery, which lasted for over an hour on Monday afternoon, occurred at Isewa Quarters, Ido-Ani, headquarters of Ose Local Government Area of the state. The robbers, numbering about six, …...
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    Metro Hold govt accountable through investigative journalism – Osinbajo charges media – Daily Post Nigeria

    Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Monday, urged the Nigerian media to embark on lawful investigative journalism to hold the government accountable to the people. Osinbajo’s position followed a 2-day Editorial Conference organised by Daily Trust Foundation in collaboration with Centre For Media...
  12. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Don Jazzy finally opens up on why he is yet to get married – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Ace producer and Mavin Records boss Don Jazzy have finally opened up o why he’s yet to get married. On an episode of “Street Hop” on Hip TV, the talented producer said he is still single because there are too many fine choices to choose from. “There are a lot … via INFORMATION NIGERIA –...
  13. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Niniola Excited After Drake Followed Her First On Instagram – Nairaland

    American rapper, Drake has followed Nigerian afro-house singer Niniola on Instagram, and she is ecstatic about it. Niniola took to Instagram to express her excitement as she wasn’t following him when he followed her..... via Nairaland – Get more Nigeria Entertainment...
  14. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Actress Maureen Solomon expecting another child after 12 years – YabaLeftOnline

    Veteran Nigerian actress, Maureen Solomon, has taken to social media to announce that she is expecting another child after almost 12 years. The beautiful actress who couldn’t contain her joy, took to her IG page to share photo of her baby bump… via YabaLeftOnline –
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Supreme Court takes further decision on Kwara APC leadership tussle – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Supreme Court on Monday fixed April 10, to hear an appeal in the All Progressive Congress (APC) leadership struggle in Kwara State. The apex court fixed the date, because hearing notices were not served on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and the caretaker chairman of...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Really emotional love story of this Nigerian couple will leave you in awe (Photos) – YabaLeftOnline

    A Nigerian couple, Sozo and Joshua, who tied the knots last weekend, has people sniffing and passing tissues on social media with their really amazing and emotional love story. The story resonates the fact that true love wins in all circumstances – without saying much, read their story below …...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Here are the 3 richest families in Nigeria – Pulse Nigeria

    The 2019 Forbes list of the World’s Billionaires features 13 black people. Of these 13, there are four people from Nigeria. They are Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Abdulsamad Rabiu and Folorunsho Alakija. Together, they have some of the wealthiest families in the country. Here are the … Read...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro See What The Kenyan Government Is Doing Ahead Of The Rainy Season (Photos) – Nairaland

    The rainy season is just about kicking off. Countries – especially those in the tropical region – that have witnessed severe cases of flooding due to heavy rainfall in recent years, are putting measures in place to avert such crisis from repeating itself. For instance, in Kenya, the government …...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Imo Airport Catches Fire – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    There is an incident of fire outbreak at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, also known as Imo State Airport. Facebook user Owell Chukwu confirmed the incident, sharing a picture revealing flames over what appeared to be the arrival hall of the airport, with a few passengers seen …...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro FG Declares Emergency On Public Health – Tori News

    The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has declared a state of public health concern on maternal newborn and child death occurring at the primary health centres. Similar declaration is expected in states in the next few days to track maternal and child mortality...