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    Politics Buhari mourns former UN chief, Kofi Annan – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Ghana over the passing of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan, in the early hours of Saturday. The Presidency said in a statement that President Buhari, who called President Nana Akufo-Addo of …...
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    Politics Dino Melaye mocks Akpabio in new video – Premium Times Nigeria

    A controversial senator, Dino Melaye, on Friday entertained Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, with a song in which he praised the governor as having surpassed the performance of his predecessor, Godswill Akpabio. Mr Melaye was among a handful of senators who accompanied the Senate President...
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    Entertainment AFRIMA 2018: Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, others bag nominations – Premium Times Newspaper

    Top Nigerian acts, Davido, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage amongst others, have been nominated for the All African Music Awards. This was made known at the... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2OM2eRf Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Metro Boko Haram: Military hands over 23 rescued children to Borno govt – Premium Times Newspaper

    The Nigeria military on Saturday handed over 23 arrested children who were formerly associated with Boko Haram insurgents, to UNICEF through the..... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2nO57Wx Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics BREAKING: President Buhari finally returns to Nigeria from London – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after a 10-day vacation in London. Buhari’s jet touched down at the Presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja Saturday evening.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2OIfIh5 Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics Kofi Annan: What Obasanjo, Jonathan, Dangote said about late ex-UN Secretary-General – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former presidents, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, on Saturday, reacted to the death of ex-United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. Obasanjo described Annan as an African who dedicated his life to democracy, stability, security, equity, and world peace. In his statement...
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    Politics Buratai lauds Ugwuanyi’s support for Military – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has expressed his immense appreciation to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, for the support his... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2nN0Wdh Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Senator Saraki lauds Governor Emmanuel for refusing to be distracted – TODAY.NG

    Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, for rising above the recent distractions created by.... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2nM7skH Get More Nigeria Political News
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    ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Star Simonne Kerr Dead At 31, Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing – RadarOnlineRadarOnline

    Britain’s Got Talent finalist Simonne Kerr is dead at age 31. The songstress was pronounced dead in her London home just after 12:30p.m. on Tuesday.... Read more via RadarOnline – https://ift.tt/2Bol2nZ Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Sports Pochettino Relieved As Kane Gets Off The Mark – Channels Television

    Tottenham striker Harry Kane finally scored a goal in August as Mauricio Pochettino integrated his World Cup stars back into Premier League life with a 3-1 win over Fulham on Saturday. Kane had never scored in August in 14 .... read more via Channels Television – https://ift.tt/2N2f6m8 Get...
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    Sports Chievo 2 Juventus 3: Ronaldo’s debut ends in dramatic win – Goal.com News

    Cristiano Ronaldo was not involved in any of Juventus’ three goals as Massimiliano Allegri’s men made a winning start.... read more via Goal.com News – International – https://ift.tt/2Peo5SF Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Mbappe plays starring role on return to PSG side – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Kylian Mbappe marked his first appearance for Paris Saint-Germain since winning the World Cup by coming off the bench to score a late brace that gave the French champions a 3-1 victory at Guingamp on Saturday.... read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Metro Eid-el Kabir: Sokoto State Govt. disburses N14.68m for meat – pulse.ng

    News Agency of Nigeria reports that the exercise was an annual event embarked upon by the state government through the state Zakkat and Endowment Commission inaugurated at the Sultan Palace in Sokoto. The Sokoto State Government on Saturday disbursed N14.68 million to … Read more via...
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    Metro UNICEF welcomes release of 24 children suspected of ties with armed groups in Nigeria – TODAY.NG

    UNICEF Saturday welcomed the release of 24 children aged 12 to 17 from Nigerian Army administrative custody after they were cleared of suspected ties with armed groups.... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2L65Rze Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Army hands over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to UNICEF – Punch Newspapers

    The Nigerian Army on Saturday handed over 23 minors rescued from Boko Haram to United Nations Children Fund for rehabilitation. Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, Theatre Commander of... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2OJjwP8 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Fayemi raises alarm as Fayose recruits 2000 Ekiti teachers, others - Premium Times News

    Barely two months to the end of his tenure, the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, is set to recruit 1000 teachers and another 1000 workers of different categories into the state’s civil service. The move is currently creating angst within the camp of the governor–elect, Kayode Fayemi, who has...
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    World Kofi Annan's wife, foundation provide details on his last moments - Naij News

    The family and foundation of former UN secretary-general, Kofi Annan, have confirmed his death and provided additional information on his final moments. Annan was said to have fallen ill while on a trip to South Africa and had been flown back to his Switzerland base for treatment. READ MORE...
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    Politics Davido Endorses Wike For Second Term – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Nigerian music artist, David Adeleke, also known as Davido, has endorsed Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for a second term. Davido, during a visit to Government House in... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2vTtzKq Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Sports Cardiff City 0 Newcastle United 0: Penalty miss rounds off abject day for Kenedy – Goal.com News

    Ten-man Newcastle United held out for a 0-0 draw at Cardiff City, but Kenedy fluffed a 96th-minute penalty that would have earned victory. Kenedy concluded an implausibly... Read more via Goal.com News – https://ift.tt/2MpBKIM Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro Disturbing video: Man spits on wife, attempts to stab daughter, strangle son in Rivers state – Laila’s Blog

    A Twitter user @Jessika_gem has shared a very disturbing video of a man caught on tape spitting on his wife, beating her up alongside their children late last night. According to Jessica, the victim, a mother of 3, works as a cleaner and sells fruits … Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s...
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