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    Governor Sani Bello has lived in boys’ quarters since 2015, CPS claims – Punch Newspapers

    Chief Press Secretary to Niger State Governor, Jibrin Ndace, has disclosed that Governor Sani Bello has been living in a boys quarters apartment for the past three years due to the dilapidated state of the official quarters he inherited. Ndace said on Thursday (today) when the Coalition …...
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    Contrary To Buhari’s Claims, Army Arrest AK-47 Wielding Herdsman In Benue – Sahara Reporters News

    The Nigerian Army has arrested a herdsman with an AK-47 rifle and ammunition at Adagu village in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State. This is contrary to the assertion of President Muhammadu Buhari that herdsmen in Nigeria only carry sticks. Armed Fulani herdsmen Speaking during...
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    Buhari: I Read It In Papers That Boko Haram Still Controls Some Territories | Sahara...

    President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged that insecurity is still a big problem for his administration. Although he underscored the efforts of the Army in restricting Boko Haram to Sambisa Forest, he conceded that he had read in the papers that insurgents are still controlling some...
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    Politics Inside PMB's 2019 Campaign Strategy & The Keyamo Connection - Premium Times

    At a recent brainstorming session with some of his top aides, President Muhammadu Buhari expressed concerns about the limitations of his anti-corruption effort, saying it seemed his administration had spent too much time on rhetoric than give vital sectors needed attention. READ MORE HERE
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    Forte oil to quit Ghana operations, sell Nigerian assets – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigerian energy firm, Forte Oil, on Wednesday said it plans to quit operations in Ghana. Reuters reports that the firm plans to sell its upstream services and power businesses in Nigeria and divest from Ghana to focus on its core fuel distribution operation at home. … Read more via Premium...
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    Entertainment ‘It’s Crippling to See What’s Happened.’ Why TMZ Producer Confronted Kanye West - Time.com news

    Van Lathan had never met Kanye West before the rapper showed up at the offices of celebrity news site TMZ on Tuesday and proclaimed that dwelling on slavery is a “choice” for African Americans. But like so many fans, Lathan felt like he already had a relationship with West. … Read more via...
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    Oil Struggles Near $68 as Inventory Gain Overshadows Iran Fears – Bloomberg

    Oil’s recovery buoyed by potential supply risks was capped by expanding U.S. crude inventories while American President Donald Trump nears a decision on whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran. Futures in New York were little changed after rising 1 percent on Wednesday, the biggest gain in two...
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    Xiaomi Files in Hong Kong for World’s Biggest IPO Since 2014 – Bloomberg

    Xiaomi Corp. became the first major company to use Hong Kong’s new rules for going public, filing for what’s expected be the world’s biggest debut since 2014. The Chinese smartphone maker is taking advantage of changes in the former British colony that mean companies with different share...
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    Abe warns against manipulation of APC ward congress in Rivers – Vanguard News

    The senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Magnus Abe, has advised the leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state to shelve every plan to manipulate the will of members of the party during ward congresses of … Read more via...
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    2019: INEC wants candidates subjected to debate – Punch Newspapers

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated the importance of debates among candidates running for political offices in 2019. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this while delivering a speech titled, ‘The role of media in the Nigerian electoral process,’ at the 69th...
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    66 political parties shun NMA’s town hall meeting – Punch Newspapers

    The Nigeria Medical Association says all but two of the 68 registered political parties in Nigeria shunned its town hall meeting which held in Abuja on Wednesday. The NMA President, Prof. Mike Ogirima, said this while delivering his speech at the town hall meeting which … Read more via...
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    Fayose, APC clash over alleged N5 billion largesse for primaries – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that about N5 billion has been deployed in the state by the ruling All Progressives Congress for its governorship primaries this Saturday. But the APC described the allegation as a figment of Mr. Fayose’s imagination and a … Read more...
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    Safety commission audits 2,000 schools, trains inspectors – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper...

    As part of efforts to inculcate safety culture in public and private schools, the Lagos Safety Commission (LSC) is to carry out audit process in about 2,000 schools before the end of the year. Already, 240 audit inspectors are on training … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
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    SON raids markets to evacuate uncertified lubricants – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    Worried about the volume of uncertified lubricants in the markets, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has embarked on a nationwide mop-up of such products as a measure safeguarding the lives of consumers as well … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News...
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    Boko Haram: Red Cross re-unites mother, daughter after 4 years – Vanguard News

    The International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, said, yesterday, that it re-united a mother, Aishatu Shehu, with her seven-year old daughter, Amina, after they were separated for four years as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency. Pamela Ongoma, an official of ICRC in Adamawa, who...
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    University of Lagos produces first class graduates in Chinese language – TODAY.NG

    Four students of Chinese language are among 245 first class graduates to take part in the 49th 2016/2017 Convocation of the University of Lagos. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, announced this at a news conference on Wednesday in ................. Read more...
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    Armed Herdsmen Kill Six in Guma – Thisdaylive

    Once again, suspected herdsmen have unleashed terror on Yelewata community in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing six people and burning down houses. Several villagers also sustained injuries during the attack. According to a local source who said six of his … Read more via...
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    60 suspected robbers, kidnappers meet Waterloo in Ogun – The Sun News

    The Ogun State Police Command has rounded up 60 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists in its recent major operations. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ahmed Illiyasu, said the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Special Anti-Cultism Squad (SACS), Special Anti-Kidnaping Squad (SAKS)...
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    Ohaneze Ndigbo Of North Caroline Responds To Bomb Attack Of Ndigbo General – Sahara Reporters

    The Ohanaeze Ndigbo of North Carolina hereby condemns in very strong terms the bomb attack on the country home of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide Chief John Nnia Nwodo. We call on the state and federal governments to quickly fish out those behind this cowardly act … Read...
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    40 bills seeking creation of new varsities before Reps – Punch Newspapers

    Over 40 bills seeking the establishment of new universities in the country are before the House of Representatives. The high number of the bills made lawmakers to express fears on Wednesday over the proliferation of universities that ended up being poorly funded. The Chairman, House … Read...
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