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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Makinde pledges to engage indigenous contractors – Pulse Nigeria

    Makinde says his government will not marginalise any zone in Oyo state. Governor Seyi Makinde says his administration would place a premium on indigenous contractors in Oyo state. The move, according to Makinde, would improve the local economy of Oyo state. The Governor stated this while …...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘CBN is not a Ministry’ – Moghalu hits Buhari over Forex Order –

    Kingsley Moghalu, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over his directive to the apex bank to halt foreign exchange for food importation. The president on Tuesday told the apex bank not to give a cent to anybody to import food …...
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Nigeria Defeats Cameroon 106-39 Qualifies For Quarter Final Of Afrobasket – Nairaland

    DAKAR (Senegal) – Hosts Senegal, reigning champions Nigeria, Mali and Mozambique have booked their places in the Quarter-Finals of the 26th edition of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket. Defending champions Nigeria made light work of Cameroon 106-39 on Tuesday in a one-sided tie . Four … read...
  4. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports “Gary Lineker’s tweet about Jose Mourinho after Man United 4-0 Chelsea was spot on” – GIVEMESPORT

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s new-look team ran riot in the second half, smashing three past Kepa Arrizabalaga after Marcus Rashford had opened the scoring in the first half. Rashford ended with a brace, while Anthony Martial... read more via “manchester united” – Google News –...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen kill one, kidnap 13 in Katsina – Vanguard News

    KATSINA—Gunmen have attacked Ruma community in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, kidnapped a 13-year-old boy, Uzairu Basiru; 12 women, killed one person, with five others sustaining injuries.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Taraba killings: Leaked memo further deepens rift between army, police authorities –

    A report by The Nation indicates that the leaked memo from the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Tukur Buratai directing soldiers to henceforth be circumspect in their dealings with the police over the Taraba incident might have deepened disaffection within the military and police authorities...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Four Family Die After Meal Of Guinea Corn Flour On Sallah Day… – Stella Dimoko

    A husband, wife and their children have been reported dead at Danko chiefdom, Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State after consuming the meal prepared from guinea corn flour. The four family members suddenly developed stomach ache and died after eating the meal. A resident Jeremiah...
  8. Nigeria World News

    World Drinking Bleach Won’t Cure Cancer or Anything Else, F.D.A. Says – NYT

    The Food and Drug Administration was dragged into the online world of medical misinformation this week, telling consumers not to drink bleach solutions that are being marketed as cures for autism, cancer, H.I.V./AIDS and other medical conditions. It was the latest example of how health...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World City of Cape Town probes alleged assault of ‘homeless’ man – News24

    The City of Cape Town has confirmed it is investigating an alleged assault on what appeared to be a homeless man, which according to a witness saw the person beaten, pepper-sprayed, shoved and thrown to the ground. Executive director for the safety and security directorate Richard Bosman …...
  10. Nigeria World News

    World Sudan rain kills seven, leaves thousands homeless – Daily MonitorHome

    Heavy rain in Sudan has caused extensive flooding that killed at least seven people in the country’s south Tuesday, the state news agency reported. “Seven citizens were killed, two injured and 10 villages affected by rain and flooding in Jazira state,” SUNA said...... Read more via Daily...
  11. Nigeria World News

    World Tanzanian govt to publish names of all married men on website – Daily MonitorHome

    The city of Dar-es-Salaam will soon publish names of all married men in the coastal town as a measure of protecting women from dishonest men. Regional commissioner Paul Makonda said the names will be published in a state-owned website to stop ‘deceitful married men’ from … Read more via...
  12. Nigeria World News

    World Ebola Bond Pays Investors Millions While Congo Battles Outbreak – Bloomberg

    A new way of financing the fight against global diseases lured investors with annual returns of more than 11%. The deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa is highlighting shortcomings of so-called pandemic bonds in halting contagions.... Read more via Bloomberg – Get more...