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    No going back on same-sex law, Reps vow – Punch Newspapers

    The House of Representatives has lashed out at the United Kingdom for daring to ask Nigeria to review its same-sex law by allowing men to marry men and women to marry women. British Prime Minister, Theresa May, had made the call at the … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Bishop Nwokolo to FG: Treat herdsmen same way you treated IPOB – The Sun News

    The Bishop on the Niger, Anglican Communion, Onitsha, Anambra State, Rt. Rev. (Dr) Owen Nwokolo, has called on the Federal Government to declare the Fulani herdsmen terrorists, as well as proscribe their activities like it did to the … Read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2qPifMb --...
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    Good legislation’ll end Niger Delta crises—Uduaghan – Punch Newspapers

    The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said only good laws will end the crises in the Niger Delta region. Uduaghan, who also confirmed his interest to contest the Delta South Senatorial seat in 2019, said his desire was not based on … Read more via Punch...
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    Herdsman kills brother over missing cow – The Sun News

    Ngozi Uwujare - The bond of brotherhood between two Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa State, which was broken by a missing cattle, has resulted in the death of one of them. Bello Musa, who is 22 years old is now in the custody of the Homicide section of the … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    Army arrests 23 suspected cultists, 15 vandals – Punch Newspapers

    The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that it had arrested 23 suspected cultists, who were conducting physical training for new recruits into robbery and kidnapping activities. The army also said it arrested 15 other persons suspected to be pipeline vandals and recovered 31 kegs full of refined...
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    Re: Ohaneze Ndigbo Vs IPOB – The Sun News

    I returned from church and bought the Sunday Sun newspaper and saw your article on Ohaneze vs IPOB. It was well written and your points were excellently marshaled out. When Nnia Nwodo became our president I was happy because he is a very intelligent man but it … Read more via The Sun News...
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    EFCC probes Saraki’s aide, wife over ghost worker scam – Punch Newspapers

    Eniola Akinkuotu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun “taking necessary action” on a petition against Mr. Bamikole Omishore, the Special Adviser on International Relations to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his wife, Abiola Aiyegbayo-Omishore, over an alleged ghost worker...
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    Buhari returns from UK – Punch Newspapers

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, returned to Nigeria after his over one week official trip to the United Kingdom. Buhari was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, by top government officials including his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. While in the UK, the President...
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    The Mace thieves and their hidden drummers – The Sun News

    I was still trying to figure out what happened in Zamfara State when Mace thieves decided to invade not just the Senate, but our public space. Without wearing balaclava or any form of disguise, they walked down the aisle of the Senate confidently and grabbed the … Read more via The Sun...
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    Bode George should beg Obasanjo, says Oyinlola – Punch Newspapers

    A former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has advised the former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, to seek forgiveness from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and stop attacking his benefactor. Oyinlola stated this on Saturday in...
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    Chibok abductions: Four years after – The Sun News

    In the despondent, somber, atmosphere which marked the national remembrance of four years of captivity of the Chibok girls, the Federal Government must wake up to reassure Nigerians that it is still negotiating to secure the release of the remaining 112 Chibok girls. It must also hasten …...
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    Leah’s father debunks rumour of release – Punch Newspapers

    The father of Leah, the only Dapchi schoolgirl still being held by the Boko Haram terrorists, Mr. Nathan Sharibu, on Saturday, debunked rumours that her daughter had been released. Sharibu, in a telephone interview with our correspondent, described the purported release of Leah as an...
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    Who wins Big Brother Naija’s N45m? – The Sun News

    As the curtain is drawn on the Big Brother Naija reality TV show today, the question on everyone’s lip is: who wins the grand prize of N45 million? Is it Tobi, Cee C, Nina, Alex or Miracle? The final week has been full of clashes … via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2F6QDHa Get more Nigeria...
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    20 Killed, many injured, as herdsmen attack Ortom’s Village – The Guardian Nigeria...

    Again, Fulani herdsmen last Friday night and early yesterday invaded Saghev Ward of Guma Local Government Council, Benue State, killing more than 20 people. Sources from the area told The Guardian that the affected communities are Tse-Abi, Tse-Ginde, Tse-Peviv, Tse-Ikyo, Agenke … Read...
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    Sanusi Rebukes Ministers in Washington – Thisdaylive

    The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has expressed disappointment over the federal government’s poor attitude to the attraction of foreign investors. Sanusi said this in an interview with journalists at the on-going US-Nigeria Investment Summit 2018 taking place in Washington DC. The...
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    Be a change agent …against sex-for-marks – The Sun News

    Every transformational experience, be it success, financial freedom, academic excellence, was driven by a personal decision that often comes with a great cost to the decision taker. Etiquette as a road map for personal or professional success is not dependent on environmental factors, the...
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    Anger, lamentations, as OAU hostels slide into hellhole – The Sun News

    Omoniyi Salaudeen - it was an unprovoked outburst of emotion; a spontaneous show of indignation about the goings-on on the campus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. To be sure, it is not a conflict situation, neither is it a scandal of any sort. It is about the … Read more via...
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    Why we defecate on Apapa- Oshodi expressway – Truck drivers – Vanguard News

    For Nigerians who work or live in Mile 2, along Oshodi/Apapa Expressway, Ajegunle, Okokomaiko and Orile area of Lagos State, among others, stories about the activities of trailer and truck … Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2qQyskg Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Nigeria harbours most uneducated pulpit runners, says Apostle Williams – Vanguard News

    United Kingdom-based Nigerian pastor and General Overseer of Christ Faith Tabernacle, Apostle Alfred Williams in an interview with Sam Eyoboka frowned at certain practices in the Christian Church today. Excerpts: There is a very strong suspicion among Christians that there is a grand plot to...
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    Ghana defeats Nigeria, emerges champions of ICC World T20 A qualifier – The Guardian...

    Ghana Cricket National Team, yesterday confirmed her supremacy over Nigeria by winning with 4 wickets to complete a double as well as win the International Cricket Council World T20 Africa ‘A’ Qualifier. Captain Isaac Aboagye won the … read more via The Guardian Newspaper –...
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