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    Sports Mourinho turns on media ‘lies’ over use of Rashford – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho turned on the media once more on Friday as he launched a detailed defence of his use of England international striker Marcus Rashford.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2xd7NBU Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro NAF recruits 7,644 Nigerians in 3 years – CAS – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    A total of 7,644 Nigerians have been recruited into the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) since assumption of office of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has said. Abubakar made the disclosure on Friday … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Metro Abduction victim narrates encounter with Evans – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos heard on Friday that kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, known popularly as Evans, was the driver of the vehicle used by the suspected to abduct one James Uduji.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2xjK56e Get More...
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    Politics Vote buying: YIAGA-Africa calls for laws to address electoral process loopholes – TODAY.NG

    The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, on Friday called for laws to address loopholes in the electoral process especially vote buying. Executive Director, YIAGA-Africa, Mr Samson Itodo made the call at the Watching the Vote (WTV)...
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    Politics Rabiu Kwankwaso promises to tackle insecurity if elected president – Naija Nigeria News

    Rabiu Kwankwaso says the country has enough funds to use for the protection of its citizens. He promises to eliminate insecurity in all its forms across the country if elected the president in.... Read more via Naija Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2OmwyCv Get More Nigeria Political News
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    World BREAKING: Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina – Punch Newspapers

    Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina at 7:15 am (1115 GMT) on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said. “Hurricane Florence made landfall minutes ago,” NHC Director Ken Graham said in a Facebook Live video. Details later (AFP) Read more via Punch...
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    World UNICEF to scale up Ebola response in DR Congo – Punch Newspapers

    The UN Children’s Fund on Friday said that it will open a new Ebola-response front in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). WHO said that it would provide support to thousands of people, including children, following the recent confirmation of new Ebola cases there. In a latest …...
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    World U.S., UN sanction Libya’s militia leader over $1.4bn oil revenue loss – Premium Times Newspaper

    The U.S., in coordination with the UN Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee, imposed financial sanctions on Libyan militia leader Ibrahim Jadhran for causing more than 1.4 billion dollars oil revenue loss to the crisis-ridden country.... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper –...
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    World Zimbabwe’s opposition leader postpones mock inauguration after cholera outbreak – Premium Times Newspaper

    Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader has postponed plans for a mock inauguration on Saturday following a police ban on public gatherings as the country battles to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 26 people..... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2pdPFUp Get more...
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    Entertainment Rape Allegation: Linda Ikeji Writes Open Letter to Ex-staff – Thisdaylive

    Following the recent rape accusation by Nigerian TV presenter and model, Emilia Samuel, against Theo Ukpa, a film maker, his former boss, Linda Ikeji wrote him an open letter officially distancing herself from him. Although Ukpa was sacked by Ikeji after the rape allegation was made public, he...
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    Entertainment R Kelly’s Brother Accuses Him Of Impregnating 14-Year-Old Cousin – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    When Carey Kelly (R Kelly’s brother) released diss track which was a reply to R.kelly’s 19 min-long song I Admit, he charged him giving “females some crazy disease” and reminding him that he, “ain’t gotta wife”. Now, Kelly is back with allegations against his famed … via The Guardian...
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    Entertainment Lil Wayne Takes Total Control Of Cash Money – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    After three years of legal battle with cash money records, the legend rapper Lil Wayne, now referred as Weezy, becomes the sole owner of Young Money Entertainment, transitioning from a 51-49 joint partnership with cash money, to his owning his imprint outright.... via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Entertainment NYSC: Davido postpones US tour – Punch Newspapers

    Ace Nigerian and award-winning singer, David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido has postponed his tour of the US to complete the mandatory National Youth Service Corps programme.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2NMa808 Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Sports Maurizio Sarri open to John Terry return in Chelsea coaching role – TODAY.NG

    Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has opened the door for former captain John Terry to return to Stamford Bridge as part of his coaching staff.... read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2NKphPJ Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Pinnick charges Eaglets to stay focused, pick AFCON ticket – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Amaju Pinnick, President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has charged the U-17 national team, Golden Eaglets, to keep level heads and stay focused to conquer Ghana’s Black Starlets in Niamey. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports … read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    Sports Lukaku says Mourinho deserves respect for being ‘real’ – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku defended Jose Mourinho’s confrontational style of management, saying that the Portuguese deserves respect for not hiding his true feelings like several Premier League bosses. Mourinho has had strained relationships with some of his players... read more...
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    Sports U-20 Volleyball Nations Cup: Rwanda beats Nigeria 3-0 – Premium Times Newspaper

    Rwanda Volleyball U-21 Team on Thursday defeated their Nigerian counterpart by 3-0 at the ongoing 2018 Under-21 Boys Africa Volleyball Nations Cup in Abuja.... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2xb6BOA Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro Police probe murder of student in Sokoto – Premium Times Nigeria

    Three weeks after the alleged murder of a student, Abdullahi Abbati, the police command in Sokoto State said it would fully investigate the case and bring those responsible to justice. The family of the deceased had complained that the police had failed to respond to … Read more via Premium...
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    Metro PHED appeals to consumers in Calabar over power outage – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) on Friday appealed to it consumers in Calabar to bear with it over power outage since Sept. 11. Mr John Onyi, its Manager, Corporate Communications, said in a statement in Calabar that the outage … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Metro Inflation rate rises from 11.14% to 11.23% in August – NBS – Punch Newspapers

    The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the rate rising from 11.14 per cent in July to 11.23 per cent in August. The bureau in the report which was made available to our correspondent stated that … Read more via Punch...