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    Buhari, Osibanjo to inaugurate 109 projects in Zamfara – Vanguard News

    President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, governors and Ministers are to inaugurate multi-billion naira projects in Zamfara state as part of the 7th Anniversary of Governor Abdul’aziz Yari ‘s administration. President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo Alhaji...
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    Senate summon: IGP Idris fails to appear, sends his deputy – Vanguard News

    The Inspector general of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday failed to appear before the senate the second time, sending Joshak Habilah, the deputy inspector-general to represent him. President … Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2rjZktc Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    We have not commenced 2018/2019 admission process, LASU warns – Punch Newspapers

    The authorities at the Lagos State University say it has not commenced the admission process for the 2018/2019 academic session. The university’s spokesman, Mr. Adekoya Martins, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos. Martins advised prospective students and...
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    Codeine: Almost every family in Nigeria has an addict, Senator claims – Premium Times Nigeria

    Up to 70 per cent of codeine cough syrup produced and imported in Nigeria end up in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, said on Wednesday. With the rate of use of the drug, almost every family in Nigeria has an … Continue reading "Codeine: Almost every family in...
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    Police IG Idris disobeying Senate not new… he did to Buhari – Saraki – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has condemned the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to snub the senate’s invitation twice. For the second time, Mr Idris on Wednesday failed to appear before the senate plenary despite a formal invitation. He was invited to …...
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    No PVC, no sex for men – Fela Durotoye charges Nigerian women – Daily Post Nigeria

    Presidential aspirant, Fela Durotoye, has charged married Nigerian women to deny their husbands who do not have permanent voter’s card (PVC) sex. He said that wives should ‘lock up’ their husbands who don’t have their PVCs by July 1, 2018, while urging young unmarried women to ward … Read...
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    Stakeholders express worry over slow progress in energy sector – The Sun News

    NAN Some stakeholders in the power sector have expressed concern over the slow progress in the energy sector. They urged the Federal Government to adopt renewable energy to accelerate development in the sector. Mr Adekunle Makinde, a former Chairman of Nigerian Institution of Electrical and...
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    Big Brother Naija: Why northern personalities enjoy watching but can’t take part - Premium Times

    Kannywood actress, Fati SU, has given reasons she believes northern personalities cannot participate in the Big Brother Naija reality show. In a chat with PREMIUM TIMES in Abuja, Fati said a main reason northern celebrities will not want to aspire to participate in the show includes how …...
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    North Carolina teen accepted to 113 colleges, awarded $4.5M in scholarships – USA Today

    Harrison will graduate from The Academy at Smith on May 24th with an expected 4.0 GPA. With help from her school's faculty and her mother, she was able to apply to all those schools for just $135. Harrison was awarded full Read more via USA Today – https://ift.tt/2HMplIm Get More...
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    Cult initiation: Police arrests 25 members of Black Axe ‘Ayes’ – The Sun News

    Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have arrested 25 suspected cultists belonging to the Black Axe ‘Ayes’ secret society during an … Read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2I7a5JM Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    INEC begins assessment of political parties in Abambra – The Sun News

    Ahead of the forth-coming general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Anambra State, has commenced the assessment of all the political parties claiming presence in the state. This was coming just as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state Chairman, Chief...
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    FIFA proposes new mini-World Cup every two years – The Sun News

    FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has proposed staging what would effectively be a mini-World Cup, featuring eight international teams, every two years in addition to the traditional … read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2rfUDkJ Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Gunmen Assassinate Gov. Dickson’s Aide In Bayelsa – Sahara Reporters

    Mr. Ebikimi Okoringa, a former acting chairman of Kolokuma-Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa State has been shot dead barely a week after his appointment as special adviser to Governor Seriake Dickson. Mr. Okoringa was shot dead by assassins at his hometown at about 10:00 p.m. on Monday...
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    ‘Trump acknowledges that President Buhari is a real leader‘ – Vanguard News

    The meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, showed approval for the Buhari-led administration, Nigeria’s top officials at the meeting said. President Donald Trump of United States (l) pose while President Muhammadu Buhari signs visitors book at the...
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    Saudi prince pays $50m bride price for new wife – Punch Newspapers

    Saudi prince, Sultan Bin Salman, has allegedly paid the sum of $50m (about N18bn) as bride price for his new wife, a 25-year-old woman. It was gathered that the bride, who is believed to be a national of United Arab Emirates, received numerous gifts for her elaborate wedding, aside … Read...
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    #BBNaija: Checkout The Iphone X Tonto Dikeh Purchases For Nina – Nollyzone News » Feed

    Controversial actress and Lady Evangelist Tonto Dikeh finally purchased an Iphone X of 64gb for former BBNaija Housemate Nina, who was using … via Nollyzone News » Feed – https://ift.tt/2rgAlqo Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Man Bolts Away With Chivita Company’s N6m Products – P.M.EXPRESS

    A 34-year old Idris Daniel has been arrested for allegedly stealing Chivita company’s products worth N6m in Lagos. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the incident happened at Akinyemi Street, off Fatai Atere Way Mushin Lagos where the products were said to have been delivered to another company known...
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    BREAKING: Senate grills IGP behind closed doors over Melaye – Punch Newspapers

    The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is now in the Senate’s chamber being grilled by the lawmakers over the alleged maltreatment of Senator Dino Melaye during his arrest and detention by the police. Although the Senate’s plenary was closed at 11:07 am, the police boss was later led...
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    Wife takes husband’s underwear to prophet – Punch Newspapers

    A Man identified as Columbus Chijoko, after being granted a protection order against his wife whom he accused of taking his underwear to prophets and threatening to poison him. He told Civil Court magistrate Lazini Ncube last week that he was now even scared to eat at home … Read more via...
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    Why Senate can’t impeach Buhari – Senator Ahmed Lawan – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan, says the issue of impeaching President Muhammadu Buhari has been laid to rest. Lawan said the United States, US, President, Donald Trump’s confirmation that his country received $496m from Nigeria for fighter jets, has put the issue of impeaching Buhari...