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    Sports Sevilla Dump Manchester United Out Of Champions League - Channels TV

    Two quick-fire goals by Wissam Ben Yedder handed Sevilla a precious victory at Old Trafford to end Manchester United’s Champions League run. Both teams have settled for a goalless draw in the first leg of the knock-out tie in Seville, Spain. The second leg had appeared headed toward a similar...
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    Politics Buhari sacks Paul Boroh, appoints new coordinator for Amnesty Programme - Premium Times

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Charles Quaker Dokubo, a professor, as the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. A statement by Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, said Mr. Dokubo...
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    Metro WAEC releases 2018 WASSCE results - Punch Newspapers

    The West African Examinations Council on Tuesday announced the release of its January/February series of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The council’s Head of National Office, Mr. Olu Adenipekun who announced the release in Lagos, said results of 1,021 candidates...
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    World Donald Trump Reveals Why He Sacked Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State - BBC News

    President Donald Trump of the US has revealed why he sacked US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. Speaking to reporters outside the White House on Tuesday, Mr Trump said his differences with Mr Tillerson came down to personal "chemistry". "We got along actually quite well, but we disagreed on...
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    Metro Beautiful Abuja Pastor’s Wife Slumps, Dies During Church Service - Nairaland

    Omamen Iyawe, the wife of Pastor Idahosa Iyawe, Assistant Pastor of The StandPoint Church, Abuja, is dead. According to reports, Mars Iyawe died on the 4th of March 2018, during Sunday service. According to the church, the 29-year-old mom was deeply and intensely lost in worship, lifted up her...
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    Metro Father Mbaka’s Curse On Bishop Obinna And Gov Okorocha "Has Come To Pass" - Nairaland

    The attack on the Catholic Bishop of Owerri Diocese, Archbishop Anthony Obinna by thugs of the Imo State governor is no doubt sacrilegious and highly condemn-able. However, a public Affairs commentator, Kwento Maduabuchi has described it as karma at work. Speaking in an interview with...
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    Metro Fulani Herdsmen Storm Mass Burial Ceremony, Kill 25 Villagers, Burn 11 Houses - Punch Newspapers

    The mass burial of victims killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in several communities in Bassa Local Government of Plateau State was on Tuesday disrupted by a fresh attack which left 25 persons dead. Those to be given mass burial today were murdered between Thursday, March 8, 2018 when...
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    World Trump Sacks Rex Tillerson, US Sec. Of State Just A Day After Visiting Buhari - Punch Newspaper

    Rex Tillerson has been removed as the Secretary of State, ending a tumultuous tenure as America’s top diplomat that was marked by a series of public disagreements with his boss — President Donald Trump. Trump plans to appoint CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace the former Exxon Mobil chief...
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    Metro Again, Suspected herdsmen Kill 25 Persons In Fresh Plateau Attack - Daily Post Nigeria

    No fewer than 25 persons have been reportedly killed in fresh Attack in Plateau state. The attack was carried out by suspected herdsmen on Monday night. The incident occurred in Dundu village, Kwall District in Bassa Local Government Area of the state, Channels reports. It was gathered that...
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    Metro If Buhari Is Clueless About IGP, How Do We Expect Him To Have Updates On Shekau - Aisha -Linda Ikeji

    The co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls, Aisha Yesufu, took to her twitter handle to tackle President Buhari for saying he was not aware the IG of Police, Ibrahim Idris, disobeyed his order to relocate to Benue state after the January 1st massacre READ MORE HERE
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    Metro Borno Closes Schools As Buhari's Ransom Payments Sparks Fears Of More Abductions - Sahara Reporters

    n an obvious move to prevent the abduction of students by Boko Haram insurgents, Borno State Government on Monday announced the closure of all boarding schools in 25 out of its 27 local government areas. Only Maiduguri and Biu metropolitan areas were spared in massive school closure, ThisDay...
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    Politics Reps lifts suspension on Abdulmumin Jibrin - Premium Times

    The House of Representatives has lifted a suspension it placed on Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the House from Kano. This followed a letter signed by Mr. Jibrin, allegedly apologising to the House. Although the letter wasn’t fully read before the parliament, the speaker paraphrased it by...
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    Politics Elections Sequence: Buhari rejects Electoral Act amendment - Premium Times

    President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the proposed amendments to Nigeria’s Electoral Act in the run-up to the 2019 general elections. In a letter addressed to the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, the president said the amendments infringe on the rights of the Independent...
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    Metro Borbrisky Plays With Man In A Public Toilet, Rubs His Manhood [WATCH VIDEO] - Nairaland

    This video shows Nigerian male barbie, Bobrisky in a public male toilet with a man who asked what he was doing there. He replied saying; “I want to see your dick, I’m ready to touch your dick right now” READ MORE HERE
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    Politics Benue Killing: Femi Adesina Reacts, Reveals Why Buhari Did Not Know IGP Disobeyed - All Africa

    A presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari did not know about the absence of the Inspector General of Police in Benue because he is "not omniscient". Mr. Adesina made this known while appearing on a RayPower FM public affairs programme, Political...
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    Politics INEC Set To Burn Unclaimed PVCs Before 2019 Elections - Nairaland

    The Independent National Electoral Commission is considering burning unclaimed Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before next year’s general elections. Dr. Rufus Akeju, the new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ondo State told newsmen on Monday in Akure that INEC is considering the option...
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    Metro Policeman Killed, As Youths Clash With Soldiers Over Jollof Shared During Burial Ceremony - Vanguard

    The burial reception in honour of a 111-years-old woman (name withheld) at Boboroku community of Jesse in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State turned awry weekend, as a plain clothes policeman reportedly slumped and died during a clash between the community youth and a team of...
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    Politics Benue Killings: PDP Reacts To Buhari’s Statement On IGP - Daily Post Nigeria

    The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari over his claim that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris disobeyed him on the lingering crisis in Benue. President Buhari on Monday denied knowledge of days which the IGP spent in...
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    Politics Presidency Bars The Nation, Punch, Others From Covering Buhari’s Benue Visit - Punch Newspapers

    The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari disregarded freedom of the press in Benue on Monday as correspondents of The PUNCH, ThisDay, Vanguard, Tribune, New Telegraph, The Nation and others were barred from covering the President’s visit. About 30 correspondents from various media...
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    Politics Benue Killings: APC reacts to Buhari’s statement on IGP - Daily Post Nigeria

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to a statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari blaming Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris for incessant killings in Benue. Buhari on his visit to Benue denied knowledge of IGP Idris’s absence in the state, stating that he disobeyed...