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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari booed, Dickson jeered as Nigerians vent anger – Businessday NG

    Growing public anger, bitterness and animosity against the poor handling of security matters by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration took a turn for the worse on Wednesday with display of open hostility and booing of the president by residents of Maiduguri, Borno State in Nigeria’s...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Our land has been desecrated by blood of innocents’ – NLC tells Buhari –

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Tuesday, declared that the land has been desecrated by the blood of innocents, even as it condemned the burning of 30 people and several vehicles by Boko Haram in Borno State on Sunday. In a message directed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the … Read...
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Napoli upset Inter in first leg of Italian Cup semi-final – P.M. News

    Napoli shocked Serie A league leaders Inter Milan 1-0 in their Italian Cup semi-final, first leg tie in the San Siro on Wednesday. Spanish midfielder Fabian Ruiz scored the only goal as he broke through... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  4. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports ‘Hope this is not a plan to do away with Rohr’ – Internet reacts to Joseph Yobo’s appointment as Super Eagles assistant coach – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    On Wednesday, the NFF appointed former Super Eagles Captain and former Everton player Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the Nigeria Senior Men’s football team, eliciting mixed reactions amongst football fans..... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Graphic: Pastor and wife allegedly assault his sister over property – Instablog9ja

    A lady, identified as Francisca Fajenbola, on Friday 7th February, 2020, allegedly suffered violence for the umpteenth time in the hands of her brother, Pastor Edmund Peace Emmanuel, and his wife, Blessing, over their late father’s property in #Lagos. Pastor #Edmund who is the Pastor-in-charge...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Fire guts Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta – Newtelegraph

    There was pandemonium in Abeokuta on Wednesday night as fire broke out in the house of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The house, situated at Ita-Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was gutted by fire at about 9:30pm..... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen abduct wife and daughter of Edo traditional ruler – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Gunmen suspected of be kidnappers have abducted the wife and daughter of the Onojie of Ewatto community in Esan South East local government of Edo state, His Royal Highness Ikhumhen 11. It was gathered that Queen Florence Ikhumhen was abducted on Sunday night along with her daughter at …...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria Lost N4.57tn Revenue to Crude Oil Theft In 4 Years – Maritime Security Review

    Nigeria lost a approximately N4.57 trillion to oil theft activities in the four years between 2015 and 2018, according to estimates by the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC).... Read more via Maritime Security Review – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How Nigeria avoided being listened on by CIA – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Nigerian government, thanks to another case of wasteful spending for which it is infamous for, was accidentally able to prevent the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency from gaining access to records of communications...... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amnesty International Urges IPOB, Security Agencies To Exercise Restraint Ahead Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial – Sahara Reporters

    Amnesty International has called on security agencies in Nigeria and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra to ensure peace prevails when parents of leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu, are laid to rest in their hometown, Afara Ukwu, Abia State, on Friday.... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 1bn barrels of crude oil discovered in Nigeria’s troubled northeast zone – Minister – –

    Sylva, who made the disclosure at the end of 2020 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja on Wednesday, said that oil search had been going on in the region for a decade in spite of the insurgency in the area. “The figure we are getting, the jury … Read more via –
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Soyinka, Sani in court as Sowore’s trial resumes – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and a former Nigerian lawmaker Shehu Sani are at the Abuja High Court at the resumed trial of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore on Wednesday. Also in court is the former Chairman of the National Human Rights … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...