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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business How Nigerians reacted to Diamond Bank’s potential merger with Access Bank Plc – Nairametrics

    As news about the impending merger/acquisition of Diamond Bank Plc by Access Bank Plc dominated business news headlines yesterday, Nigerians busied themselves talking about the development. Interestingly, this is a deal which many people never saw coming, even though Nairametrics had...
  2. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Comedian & Actress Etinosa Idemudia wants her Ex-Husband to Stop Threatening Her – BellaNaija

    Domestic violence is always a scary and terrible experience, and comedian and Nollywood actress Etinosa Idemudia has shared her sad experience. She shared details of her marriage to her ex-husband Babatunde Solomon, writing that she left the marriage with fractured ribs and a stab wound...
  3. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Cardi B to spend Christmas with Offset – YabaLeftOnline

    In new reports, rapper, Cardi B will be spending Christmas with Offset despite their messy breakup drama. In a new report by E! News, right before their split, Cardi and Offset’s relationship was “up and down.” The source added, “Cardi will always love Offset, but ultimately lost trust in...
  4. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Peter Okoye Gives Away Free Money, Promises To Launch Big Zoom Platform To Help Raise Fans – NaijaGistsBlog

    Talented Singer Peter Okoye who reached 5 million Instagram milestone yesterday has started giving back to his fans. The member of the defunct PSquare gave so … via NaijaGistsBlog Nigeria, Nollywood, Celebrity ,News, Entertainment, Gist, Gossip, Inspiration, Africa – https://ift.tt/2LmscdB...
  5. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment I Have Never Bashed Single Mothers, It Was Made Up – Linda Ikeji – Nairaland

    Popular Nigerian Blogger, Linda Ikeji who came under severe criticisms on social media from Nigerians who felt she ‘had a child out of wedlock’, after spending the better part of her blogging career criticising ‘Single Mothers’ has denied those reports. She said it was completely made up and...
  6. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment He also beats his mum – Etinosa calls out ex-husband over threat to life – Laila’s Blog

    Nollywood actress and filmmaker Etinosa calls out ex-husband whom she claimed is sending threats to her, despite not being together anymore. He also beats his mum – Etinosa calls out ex-husband over threat to life The actress who took to her Instagram page to spill a lot … via Nigeria News...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Photos from President Buhari’s 76th birthday celebration at the State House – YabaLeftOnline

    President Muhammadu Buhari turned 76 yesterday, December 17th, and his aides and a few state governors treated him to a surprise birthday get-together at the state house in Abuja... Read more via YabaLeftOnline – https://ift.tt/2BtcCIV Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Tinubu urges APC members to deliver 3m votes to Buhari, Sanwo-Olu – Newtelegraph

    The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, charged members of the party in Lagos State to deliver three million votes to President Muhammadu Buhari, the party’s governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other APC candidates in the 2019...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’m not responsible for Buhari government’s incompetence – Jonathan – Laila’s Blog

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan stated that he is not responsible for Buhari government’s incompetence. Jonathan said this in reaction to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, blaming his administration for late appointment...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari Reiterates His Plans for Nigeria at His 76th Birthday (photos) – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    On this day in 1942, President Muhammadu Buhari was born in Daura, British-Nigeria, present day Katsina. The current president who assumed office on the 29th of May, 2015 on his 76th birthday, took to his social media page to reiterate to millions of Nigerians his plans to get … Read more...
  11. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Iwobi charges Arsenal to start another unbeaten run – Newtelegraph

    Nigerian midfielder, Alex Iwobi, has charged his fellow Arsenal teammates to begin another great run after their defeat at Southampton on Sunday Iwobi, who featured for 70th minute in the match at St Mary’s before his place was taken by Mezut Ozil says the Gunners should not dwell … read...
  12. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports African best footballer, Mohamed Salah covers GQ Magazine (Photos) – YabaLeftOnline

    Egyptian and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, who is the current African best footballer is the latest star to land on the cover of GQ Middle East. Speaking with the magazine in an interview, the 26-year-old footballer spoke about the role his father played in making him a better footballer...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro JAMB, NECO lauded over anti-corruption fight – Newtelegraph

    For their persistent fight against corruption in public examinations and management of resources, a coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of the Concerned Civil Society Groups for Educational Development, has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Workers cut off electricity, water supply at N’Assembly – Newtelegraph

    Civil servants under the aegis of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), yesterday make good their threat as they cut off electricity and water supply in the National Assembly complex to begin their four-day warning strike. The workers, who stormed the National Assembly as early...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Lecturer released, kidnappers demand N100m for three civil servants – Newtelegraph

    Three civil servants, working with the Ondo State Government, have been kidnapped with the kidnappers demanding for a ransom of N100million. The civil servants were abducted at the weekend along Owo/Ikare road. This development came just as a lecturer, working with Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Strike: ASUU stages walk-out from reconciliation meeting – Newtelegraph

    After weeks of engagements with the Federal Government to bring to an end, the ongoing strike by lecturers, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday walked-out from the sixth meeting aimed at ending negotiations and suspension of the 43 days’ strike. All hope was, … Read...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Lagos street sweepers protest unpaid salary – Newtelegraph

    Scores of street sweepers under the “Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI)” of the Lagos State Government yesterday protested their delayed salaries among other grievances. This came barely two weeks after staging an earlier protest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters, on...
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria’s tech ecosystem is struggling to keep hold of its best software engineers – Quartz Africa

    Nigeria’s latest brain drain is happening in its tech industry. It follows a decade of triumphs for the ecosystem which has recorded several startup and tech hub launches and attracted hundreds of millions of dollars in investment.... Read more via Quartz Africa – https://ift.tt/2BqlGht...
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business Sterling Bank powers W’Africa’s largest food festival – Newtelegraph

    Sterling Bank has promised to light up Lagos this festive season, as it brings together the best of African and international cuisine and mixology at the critically acclaimed #EatDrinkFestival. The new two-day event format, according to a statement from the bank, has been scheduled for...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram: How US, UN pressure forced army to rescind UNICEF ban – The Nation Nigeria

    There were indications last night that high- level diplomacy by the United States and the United Nations with the Presidency led to the restoration of United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) activities in the Northeast..... Read more via The Nation Nigeria –...
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