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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Apple TV+ makes Facebook Watch look like a joke – Mobile – TechCrunch

    Apple flexed its wallet today in a way Facebook has been scared to do. Tech giants make money by the billions, not the millions, which should give them an easy way to break into premium video distribution... Read more via Mobile – TechCrunch – https://ift.tt/2U8gDhb Get more World News
  2. Nigeria World News

    World Pentagon chief says $1 billion of funding shifted to border wall – Reuters

    The U.S. Department of Defense shifted $1 billion to plan and build a 57-mile section of “pedestrian fencing”, roads and lighting along the border between the United States and Mexico, the Pentagon chief said on Monday. .... Read more via Reuters – https://ift.tt/2YheGhw Get more World News
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Trump Campaign Sends List of Democrats Who Made ‘False Claims’ About Russian Collusion To News Networks, Encourages Not To Book Them – Newsweek

    President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is encouraging television news networks to cease booking several Democrats on their programs, citing “outlandish, false claims” made by the individuals named in a letter sent to the networks on Monday. The letter was penned by Tim Murtaugh, the...
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Transcorp Plans $2.5bn Investment In Power – Leadership Newspaper

    Transcorp Power Limited, a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, is looking at investing as much as $2.5 billion in power projects to help boost power supply in Nigeria.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2FAtVLl Get more: Nigeria Business News
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business NUPENG Confirms Olawale Afolabi As General Secretary – Leadership Newspaper

    The National Administrative Council (NAC) of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has officially announced the confirmation of Comrade Olawale Afolabi as the..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2UgtDS4 Get more: Nigeria Business News
  6. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Paris Jackson Is “On the Mend” and Looking Forward to 21st Birthday After Medical Scare – E! Online (US)

    Things are looking up for Paris Jackson after a bit of a rocky few months. On March 16, an ambulance was called to her home after an incident that required medical care. There were initially reports that she had attempted … via E! Online (US) – Top Stories – https://ift.tt/2FAtOiA Get...
  7. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Beef Squashed? Kizz Daniel & Davido Refollow Each Other on Instagram – tooXclusive

    From all indications, “One Ticket” collaborators Kizz Daniel and Davido are getting rid of past drama, getting ontop good terms with fresh love. Last December, the duo fell off after it was alleged that Kizz’ former manager Tumi Lawenere was assaulted by Davido and his crew at Davido’s...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Lady Laments As N4.8m Is Stolen From Her 75-Year-Old Mom‘s Diamomd Bank Account – Nairaland

    A Nigerian lady identity as @carnayour by twitter username has decried the level of fraud in the Nigerian banking industry after fraudsters allegedly moved the sum of N4.8 million from her 75-year-old mother’s Diamond Bank account. She Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2UaAwnz Get...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro APC Thugs Cut Off PDP Agent’s Hand In Kano Deadly Rerun Election (Photos) – OluFamous.Com

    This is what politics have become in Nigeria. An agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has paid a dare price after losing a hand during Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in Kano. It was gathered that the agent was attacked by APC thugs and had his hand cut off … Read more...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Offa Robbery: Court Grants Defence Request To Examine Cause Of Suspects’ Injuries – Nairaland

    A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Monday granted the prayer of the defence counsel asking for an independent examination of the alleged gunshot injuries sustained by three accused persons alleged to have participated in the April 5, 2018 robbery incident in Offa. Five accused...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Catholic Priest Kidnapped In Kaduna – Sahara Reporters

    Reverend Father John Bako Shekwolo, the Parish Priest of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Ankwa Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been abducted. News of his abduction was disclosed by Revd Fr. Daniel Kyon, the Chancellor of Kaduna Archdiocese, via a statement issued in Kaduna on...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Thanks to the Nigerian airport authority, it is becoming unsafe to book a taxi online from a Nigerian airport – Techpoint.Africa

    It is the 20th of February 2019, a few minutes past 12 PM and a hot sunny afternoon at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. It looks and feels like a normal day, except that cab drivers are fighting.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – https://ift.tt/2Cyo86Y Get...
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump’s border wall – Capital News

    Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said Monday he had authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 57 miles... Read more via Capital News –...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria loses N302bn to gas flaring in one year – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Gasflaring has continued to take its toll on the Nigerian economy, the environment and the lives of the people of oil-producing communities, as the country lost $987.175 million, about N302.076 billion in 2018, to the continuous flaring by.... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigerian Airlines Lose Lucrative West Coast Routes – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Nigerian airlines are losing lucrative West and Central African markets, which used to sustain them in the past as a result of the creation of open sky policy that allows other.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2YxOWhc Get more: Nigeria Business News
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business NASCON Posts N4.4bn Profits; to pay 100k Dividend – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    The management of NASCON Allied Industries, a member of the Dangote Group over the weekend released its financials for the year ended December 31, 2018 with revenue of N25.8 billion and a profit after tax of N4.4 billion.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2TzAdhU Get...
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigerians spent N161 billion to import used Vehicles from U.S in 2018 – Nairametrics

    Nigeria imported used vehicles (popularly known as Tokunbo) valued at $526 million (N161 billion) in 2018, as against $284 million (N87 billion) worth of vehicles in 2017.... Read more via Nairametrics – https://ift.tt/2TyJZ3T Get more: Nigeria Business News
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business Shell, UBA sign $200m contractor support fund – Vanguard News Nigeria

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, SPDC, has upped its contractor support fund with $200 million in a latest effort to boost the financial capacity of vendors and suppliers in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
  19. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Discover Rema, Don Jazzy’s Latest Addition To Mavin Records – Konbini Nigeria

    Mavin Records’ label head, Don Jazzy is one of afropop’s most essential players, as he’s pushed out a lot of the genre’s best artists — from Tiwa Savage to Reekado Banks. Now, with his latest signee, Rema, he might have just discovered the genre’s next big star. View this post … via...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Photos: Oluchi Orlandi, Osas Ighodaro Step Out for FACE Africa’s 2019 Wash Gala – Olisa.tv

    FACE Africa’s 10th Annual Wash Gala was held on Saturday, March 23rd at Guastavino’s in New York, NY. According to Bellanaija, some of the celebrities honoured at this year’s event include Didier Drogba, Nomzamo Mbatha, Bozoma Saint John, Mr. Eazi..... via Olisa.tv – https://ift.tt/2UW1vAF...
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