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  1. Nigeria World News

    World May tries to sell Brexit deal but opposition mounts – U.K.

    Prime Minister Theresa May sought to sell a draft Brexit deal to her ministers on Wednesday but faced mounting opposition from some MPs and allies who said it threatened the government and the unity of the United Kingdom. A still image from a video footage shows … Read more via U.K. –...
  2. Nigeria World News

    World Israeli Defense Minister resigns over Gaza ceasefire – CNN

    (CNN) — Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections because of his opposition to a ceasefire deal between Israel and Gaza that brought an end to the worst fighting since the 2014 war. Calling the ceasefire "giving in to...
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Sri Lanka’s Newly Appointed Prime Minister Ousted In No-Confidence Motion – NPR.org

    It was the new Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's first day in parliament, alongside the lawmakers he was appointed to lead. But he got a less-than-welcoming reception..... Read more via NPR.org – https://ift.tt/2qKH2RX Get more World News
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Central African Republic: A crisis forgotten by everyone, except Russia – Al Jazeera

    There is something deeply unsettling about seeing a white man posing for pictures, surrounded by young African children calling for help, in the 21st century. Last year, I covered the visit of United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the Central African Republic (CAR).... Read...
  5. Nigeria World News

    World Ugandan soldiers to guard Chinese businesses after rash of robberies – U.S.

    KAMPALA (Reuters) – Ugandan soldiers will be deployed shortly as security guards for businesses of mostly Chinese investors that have suffered a spate of robberies, the military said on Wednesday. The East African country of 40 million people hosts a large number of Asian investors and workers...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Trump Nominates Retired General As Ambassador To Saudi Arabia – Leadership Newspaper

    President Donald Trump intends to nominate John Abizaid, a retired Army general, to be the US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, the White House said on Tuesday night. Abizaid’s career included tours as a commandant of the US Military Academy at West Point and as commander of the US … Read more...
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business BPE, KPMG sign contract for NIPOST restructuring – TODAY.NG

    The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) have signed a contract agreement with KPMG — the Transaction Adviser for the postal sector reforms and the restructuring/modernisation of NIPOST...... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2OJHZDA Get more...
  8. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Prince Charles Is 70: 70 Surprising Facts You Never Knew – Time

    The Prince of Wales turns 70 today – here are 70 facts about the heir to the throne. Charles was born on November 14. 1948, in Buckingham Palace.... via Time – https://ift.tt/2Q0wBYo Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  9. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Watch: Mr Eazi Releases Visual For “Surrender” Featuring Simi – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi is not resting with making bangers and his song, "Surrender" which is off his recently released Lagos to London album is a jam to listen to. The singer in the visual for the song which has vocals from the songbird, … via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics While PDP ups its game as a crybaby, Buhari’s govt busy building a new Nigeria, says APC – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Days after the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP accused the ruling All Progressives Congress APC of being the originator of fake news in Nigeria and elevating it as a statecraft, the APC has now reacted, accusing the PDP of behaving like a … Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics We’re vetting Ganduje’s bribe videos – Buhari – Topix news

    President Buhari, who spoke on the matter for the first time during an interactive session with Nigerians in France, said videos depicting the bribery had been given to security men for vetting. In the videos widely circulated on social media, the governor was seen allegedly receiving...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Anti-Oshiomhole protesters storm ICPC, demand probe of APC Chairman – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Tens of protesters Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission ICPC in Abuja demanding an investigation into allegations of bribery levelled against the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 2019: Pro-PMB Group Begins Nationwide Free Medical Outreach For Traders – Leadership Newspaper

    A group loyal to re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, under the aegis of Nigerian Traders for PMB, has commenced free medical outreach for traders in all the major market nationwide, beginning from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The group is however, sensitising the traders on...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Pregnant Woman Dies In Arrow Attack, Medics Save Baby – Leadership Newspaper

    A pregnant Indian-origin woman has been killed after an arrow pierced through her abdomen in a crossbow attack in London, but her baby survived following an emergency Caesarean section. Sana Mohammad, 35, was injured in the abdomen during the attack on Monday in Ilford area of east London. …...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 2019: APC member hoisting Buhari, governor’s banner electrocuted – Premium Times Nigeria

    An All Progressive Congress (APC) member in Jigawa State was electrocuted while hoisting a banner hosting the pictures of President Mohammadu Buhari and Governor Mohammad Badaru on an electric pole on Saturday. The incident occurred at Kudai community, one of the ruling APC’s strongholds in...
  16. Nigeria World News

    World ‘You Lack Common Decency’, Macron’s Spokesman Tells Trump – Channels Television

    A French government spokesman on Wednesday accused US President Donald Trump of a lack of “common decency” for attacking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Twitter on the third anniversary of a jihadist massacre in Paris..... Read more via Channels Television – https://ift.tt/2RUjd5s...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidential panel lied, I was not arrested, APC senator claims – Premium Times Nigeria

    Days after a presidential panel announced the arrest of a senator for alleged fraud, the accused has denied being arrested. Hope Uzodinma, who seeks to govern Imo State on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, also said he was innocent of the fraud allegations levelled against … Read...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Uche Secondus accuses INEC of designing special card reader, result sheets for APC – TODAY.NG

    The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of designing special card reader and result sheets for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)..... Read more via TODAY.NG –...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 2019: APC declares support for fight against fake news – Premium Times Nigeria

    Ninety-four days to the general elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared support for the fight against fake news in Nigeria. The party made this known in a statement on Wednesday by Lanre Issa-Onilu, its National Publicity Secretary. With the rise in the dissemination of...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian govt finally ready to start Ogoni clean up – Minister – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Federal Government of Nigeria says final processes for award of contracts for the clean up of Ogoniland will be completed this week. Ogoni area in Rivers State has over the years been destroyed by oil leaks leading to the destruction of surrounding waters and farm lands. … Read more via...