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    Politics Atiku vs Buhari: Summary of what happened at presidential election tribunal on Wednesday – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Wednesday commenced hearing in the petitions filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his party and three other political parties challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as...
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    Yaya Toure will stay in the Premier League after leaving Man City – BBC News

    Yaya Toure says he intends to play for another two years in the Premier League after he has left Manchester City. After eight years, Toure, 34, ends his City career at home to Brighton..... Read more via BBC News – https://ift.tt/2Iq0IVv Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Trump pulls US out of Iran deal – BBC News

    US President Donald Trump says he will withdraw the US from an Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran. Calling it "decaying and rotten", he said the deal was "an embarrassment" to him "as a citizen". Going against advice from European.... Read more via BBC News – https://ift.tt/2KKZT8f Get...
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    Brazil’s First Lady Jumps Into The Lake To Rescue Drowning Dog - Information Nigeria News

    Brazil’s First Lady, Marcela Temer, jumped into a lake at the presidential palace in Brasilia to rescue her dog, presidential officials have revealed. When she found Picoly, a Jack Russell, in distress.... Read more via Information Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2wj8zPQ Get more World News
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    Lagos begins payment of N11.8bn compensation to owners of demolished properties - Naija.ng News

    The Lagos state government has commenced payment of over N11.8billion as compensation to owners of properties that were demolished for construction of roads, flyovers, ramps and other critical infrastructural projects across the state. The special adviser to Governor Akinwumi...... Read...
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    Kogi PDP: INEC falsely captured our data for Senator Melaye’s recall – Today.ng News

    Members of the People’s Democratic Party in the Western Senatorial District of Kogi State have resolved to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission..... Read more via Today.ng News – https://ift.tt/2jIFUL8 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Ngige: How Nwoye Introduced PDP Thuggery, Violence to Anambra APC – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC ) candidate in the last Anambra governorship election, Hon. Tony Nwoye, of importing into the state chapter of the party the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) style of using …...
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    Court orders forfeiture of N9.2bn, $8.4m belonging to Patience Jonathan – Naija.ng News

    Former first lady, Patience Jonathan is going through trouble as a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos granted an interim forfeiture of the sum..... Read more via Naija.ng News – https://ift.tt/2InoTEc Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Real Reason Buhari Is Travelling To London – MASSOB – Tori News

    The leader of the pro-Biafra group, Uchenna Madu has revealed what the group believe is the reason behind Buhari's sudden travel to London for medical a check. The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State.... Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2I3SFtX Get More Nigeria...
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    2019: Yoruba Community In Dubai Endorses Ambode For Second Term – Pm News Nigeria

    The Yoruba Community in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), has endorsed Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode for another term in office, citing massive infrastructural renewal drive across the State and people-oriented policies implemented to...... Read more via Pm News Nigeria –...
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    Nigeria needs N16.56tr for its rail projects — Amaechi – Vanguard Newspaper

    Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi says Nigeria needs not less than N46 billion dollars (about N16.56 trillion) to construct its three major speed rail lines. The minister said this on Tuesday in Papalanto, near Abeokuta, Ogun State during a joint inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan standard...
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    Alleged N15bn fraud: Bafarawa to know fate July 4 – Vanguard Newspaper

    A Sokoto State High Court on Tuesday reserved July 4, for judgment in the alleged N15 billion corruption charges against former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa. Alhaji Bafarawa Bafarawa is facing a 33-count charge bordering on corruption, illegal sale of government shares...
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    APC Announces New Date For Ekiti State Governorship Primary Election – Information Nigeria News

    Following violence, chaos and pandemonium which disrupted the earlier election, the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, has announced new date for primary election in Ekiti state. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled.... Read more via Information Nigeria News –...
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    Trump Announces US Withdrawal From Iran Deal – Channels Television News

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the US withdrawal from the “defective” multinational nuclear deal with Iran, as Washington moved to reinstate punishing sanctions against the Islamic..... Read more via Channels Television News – https://ift.tt/2rtUTfc Get more World News
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    Zambia sorry for ‘half-naked’ warning – BBC News

    Zambia's leading university has apologised for telling female students not to visit its library "half-naked" because it would distract men. The University of Zambia...... Read more via BBC News – https://ift.tt/2wqOlDU Get more World News
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    Liverpool’s Joe Gomez out of Champions League final, World Cup – Today.ng News

    Liverpool defender Joe Gomez says he is “gutted” to be ruled out of both the Champions League final and this summer’s World Cup. Gomez had recently returned from an ankle injury sustained on international duty back in March, but aggravated the issue in outings against West Bromwich … Read...
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    Codeine Syrup: Why We Shut Emzor, 2 Others – NAFDAC – Sahara Reporters News

    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration & Control, NAFDAC said it shut down the operations of Peace Standard Pharmaceutical ltd., BIORAJ Pharmaceutical Ltd. both in Ilorin, Kwara, and the Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Lagos due to the companies’ inability.... Read more via Sahara...
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    Senate wants enforcement of age limit in driver’s licence acquisition – The Guardian Newspaper

    The Senate on Tuesday, called for enforcement of age limit in the acquisition of driver’s licence to check reckless driving. The Red Chamber also called for mandatory short term courses for prospective drivers across the country. It mandated the Committee on … Read more via The Guardian...
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    Herdsmen attacks: 20,000 children forced out of school in Nasarawa – The Sun Newspaper

    About 20, 000 primary school children in the southern senatorial district of Nasarawa State were reportedly forced out of school in the wake of the attacks by suspected herdsmen on border communities of the state..... Read more via The Sun Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2rvpJ74 Get More...
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    Peace Corps Asks Court to Stop Trial over Police Disobedience to Court Order – Thisdaylive News

    Citing flagrant disobedience to orders of court, the National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Ambassador Dickson Akoh, on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to adjourn indefinitely his trial in the alleged money laundering charges brought against him by the police. The...
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