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    Metro President Ramaphosa Booed At Mugabe's Burial (Photos) -Nairaland

    President of South-Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa was embarrassed by Zimbabweans on Saturday afternoon as he addressed mourners at Robert Mugabe’s state funeral in the capital, Harare. Ramaphosa was booed by the crowd over Xenophobic attacks on foreigners in his country. The funeral service, which is...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Xenophobia: South Africa May Place 10-Year Travel Ban On Evacuated Nigerians

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    Politics Ex-minister, Alhassan ‘Mama Taraba’ decamps to PDP - Daily Post

    Former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba, has decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from United Democratic party (UDP). Alhassan, who contested the governorship election on the platform of UDP during the 2019 general elections in Taraba State...
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    Xenophobia: South Africa May Place 10-Year Travel Ban On Evacuated Nigerians – Tori News

    South Africa, it has been revealed, may place a 10-year travel ban on Nigerians who were evacuated from the country over xenophobia. Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Dino Melaye unable to 'stand' at the resumed hearing of his criminal trial in Abuja

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    Metro Uber driver assaults female passenger with a whip for questioning him (video) - LIB

    An Uber driver was spotted in a viral video assaulting a female passenger with a whip for allegedly questioning him during the trip to Ikeja area of Lagos. Twitter user @eziinneee said the Uber driver tried to park at a flooded area where they couldn't alight from. However the driver who drove...
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    Politics Oluseun Onigbinde,Founder Of BudgIT, Appointed As Technical Adviser Budget & Planning, Under Buhari - Nairaland

    Co-founder and chief executive officer of BudgIT, a budget watchdog, Oluseun Onigbinde, has been appointed into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV reports that news of Mr Onigbinde’s appointment as technical adviser (budget and planning) under the...
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    Politics Senator Dino Melaye unable to 'stand' at the resumed hearing of his criminal trial in Abuja -

    Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District on Thursday, September 12th informed the FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja, that he was injured and could not stand in the dock to continue his criminal trial. READ MORE
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    Metro Deploy female soldiers to fight insecurity – Aisha Buhari - Linda Ikejis Blog

    Nigeria's First Lady Aisha Buhari on Thursday September 12, called on the military authorities to delploy female soldiers to fight against insecurity witnessed in some states across Nigeria. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Defence Headquarters maiden annual conference on women peace...
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    Metro Boko Haram: Residents flee as terrorists attack towns in Borno - Daily Post

    Barely 24 hours after Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum presented four patrol vehicle to the Civilian Joint Task Force also known as CJTF and hunters when he visited Gajiganna to strengthen resilience among the residents and to ensure the security of lives and properties, the insurgents...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - FBI arrests 40-year-old Kenneth Ninalowo for $1.5 million money laundering in Chicago

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    World 10 African leaders due at Mugabe funeral as row over burial continues - Daily Trust

    Ten African leaders are expected to attend the funeral of former Zimbabwe president, Robert Mugabe, a government spokesman said on Thursday, as a row continued over where the former strongman should be buried. Mugabe’s body was returned to Zimbabwe on Wednesday from Singapore, where he died at...
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    Metro Xenophobic Attacks: Apostle Suleman To Airlift Nigerians From South Africa - Nairaland

    General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has pledged to airlift more Nigerians back home from South Africa, Igbere TV reports. This comes as Air Peace Airlines, Wednesday, airlifted about 188 Nigerians from South Africa following the xenophobic attacks in that country...
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    Politics Presidential Tribunal: Why Atiku should apologize to Buhari – Lai Mohammed - Daily post

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has asked the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last elections, to apologise to Nigerians for “willfully distracting” the President Muhammadu Buhari administration with an election petition. This was...
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    Metro FBI arrests 40-year-old Kenneth Ninalowo for $1.5 million money laundering in Chicago - LIB

    40-year-old Kenneth Ganiu Ninalowo believed to be a brother to Nollywood actor, Bolanle Ninalowo has been arrested by the FBI on charges of laundering over $1.5 million in Chicago. The money, according to the FBI is derived from scams targeting an unnamed Chicago-area community college and an...
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    Metro 5 States That Received The Highest Revenue Allocation In H1 2019 - Nairaland

    Delta, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Rivers and Lagos states received the bulk of federal revenue in the first half of 2019. An analysis of FAAC disbursements for H1 2019 showed that the three tiers of government shared a total of N3.842 trillion. - Here’s a look at how much each of the five Nigerian...
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    Metro ‘I Spent N280M To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa + Why I Cried’ – Air Peace CEO – Nairaland

    I wept watching returnees sing the national anthem, says Air Peace chairman Allen Onyeama, chairman of Air Peace, says he wept when Nigerians who were returning from South Africa mobbed him and sang the country’s anthem. Onyeama disclosed this while addressing the media shortly after 187...
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    Metro Obinwanne Okeke to forfeit $11 million and diamond ring as Grand Jury indicts him, faces 30 years in prison – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Obinwanne Okeke, the Abuja-based Nigerian businessman who was arrested on August 6 in the U.S. and slammed with two counts of computer and wire fraud has been indicted for $11 million fraud. The indictment which is the initial process before the commencement of his trial was backed by the...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Presidential Tribunal: Atiku defeats INEC in court

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    Politics Atiku not from Cameroon, motion on vote-buying dismissed — 9 highlights from the tribunal - The Cable

    The presidential election petition tribunal has so far delivered at least nine rulings ahead of the final judgement on the petition challenging the outcome of the presidential election. Before it went on a break at past 1pm, the tribunal sitting in Abuja dismissed a motion filed by the...