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    Fayose calls for prayers for Bamidele, others, suspends PDP campaign for 3 days – The Sun News

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has called for three days of fasting and prayer for the All Progressives Congress (APC) former governorship aspirant, Hon. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele (MOB) and others that were hit by bullets fired by a trigger-happy policeman at the APC secretariat, on...
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    Lagos APC to sue party’s NWC for overruling congress – Vanguard News

    Lagos – The Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC)on Sunday said it would sue the National Working Committee(NWC)for overruling its state congress. Supporters of Bamidele Ojo jubilating as he emerge as the Ayobo Ipaja LDA APC Chairman during the party’s Local Government Congress...
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    Ekiti Shooting: Bamidele moved to Lagos for further treatment – Aide – Premium Times Nigeria

    A former member of the House of Representatives and survivor of the shooting in Ekiti State on Friday, Opeyemi Bamidele, has been moved to Lagos for further medical treatment after undergoing surgery. His movement to Lagos, it was learnt, was due to the dearth of … Read more via Premium...
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    Oyo by–election victory, sign of comeback in South-west – PDP – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its victory in the recent Oyo State Assembly bye-election signals the return of the South-west geopolitical zone to the party. The opposition party currently governs only Ekiti State in the region of six states. The party, in a … Read more via...
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    2019: APC vows to sack Wike from Rivers govt house – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Victor Giadom, has stated that the Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, must be voted out in 2019, to move the state forward. Giadom, a former Rivers commissioner for Works, spoke yesterday at the playground …...
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    Fire kills sexagenarian who slept off while cooking – Punch Newspapers

    A 60-year-old man, identified only as Monday, has been burnt to death after fire gutted his residence on Foundation Close, Opebi, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim had slept off while cooking and the food he was preparing on … Read more via Punch...
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    Mother burns daughter’s hand over N170 – Punch Newspapers

    A mother, Rukkaya Warda, has been remanded in prison custody for burning the hand of her daughter, Godiya, over missing N170. Warda was arraigned before a Shuwa magistrate’s court in Madagali, Adamawa State through the intervention of community members. The neighbours had reported the third …...
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    Four die in Abuja flood as FCT issues flood alert – Punch Newspapers

    Four persons have died in flood in Karshi and Kokosu communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The victims were said to be inside a Toyota Siena when the flood swept the vehicle away during a downpour on Saturday. Ambrose Umelelle, 26, and Esther Aka … Read more via Punch...
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    Riding unholy G-Wagon on Fayose’s bridge in Ado – Punch Newspapers

    Today, the sun didn’t hide behind the cloud. In the fullness of its blinding brightness, the sun stepped boldly outside the firmament, and blazed down intensely on planet earth, without mercy. It was 2pm, tetchy Lagos suburb, Oshodi, had turned into a melting pot of emotions – … Read more...
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    Burn Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem, Palestinian FA tells fans – Vanguard News

    Ramallah (Palestine) – The Palestine Football Association head has urged fans to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend. FC Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi reacts during the UEFA Champions...
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    Fred to undergo Manchester United medicals this week – Daily Post Nigeria

    Manchester United are closing in on the £52million signing of Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos from Shakhtar Donetsk, with the player set to undergo his medicals this week. According to the Manchester Evening News, he could be confirmed as Jose Mourinho’s first summer signing by Tuesday...
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    2018 World Cup: Kanu robbed of N4 million at Russian airport – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo has been robbed on the way to Kaliningrad in Russia. Russian News Agency, TASS reports that US$11,000 (approximately N4 million) was stolen from him. The former Arsenal striker was traveling from London to Moscow. Kanu was heading to Kaliningrad, the...
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    CBN gives approval to Africa’s first farmers’ MfB – Vanguard News

    The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has given approval to Africa’s first farmers microfinance bank to operate in the Unit Category in Nigeria. Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele The approved MfB is called Joint Farmers Microfinance Bank Limited as contained in … Read...
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    This Son of Immigrants Has Sued Trump 35 Times and Counting – VICE

    California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has never met Donald Trump in person. When the president visited California earlier this year, he bypassed the state’s capital altogether, instead spending much of his 22-hour trip looking at prototypes … Read more via VICE –...
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    Lokosa: I have no regrets missing Russia 2018 – Vanguard News

    Nigeria Professional Football League hot shot, Junior Lokosa said he was at peace with coach Gernot Rohr’s decision to drop him from the Russia 2018 World Cup tournament. Lokosa Lokosa, a toast of the NPFL fans made his Super Eagles debut against Congo DR during a friendly in … read more...
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    Curry sinks NBA Finals record 9 3-pointers in Warriors romp – Daily Nation | Home

    Stephen Curry scored 33 points, sinking an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers in the process, and the Golden State Warriors moved halfway to their third title in four seasons Sunday by beating Cleveland 122-103. The Warriors, who never trailed, seized … read more via Daily Nation | Home –...
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    Why We Booed Dele Alli – Nigerian Football Lovers – Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited...

    British born Nigerian football star Dele Alli was booed every time he touched the ball during the pre-World Cup friendly match yesterday between Nigeria and England. And Nigerians have revealed the reason behind their action of the popular social media platform, … read more via Naijaloaded...
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    Man denied sex, hangs self – Daily MonitorHome

    BUIKWE- A 52-year-old man on Sunday hanged himself after allegedly being denied sex by his wife. Joseph Ojur, a resident of Kabagu Zone in Njeru Municipality, is said to have told his wife that he tested HIV positive and the wife has since then declined to have sex with....... Read more via...
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    AMCON plans ‘name and shame’ for politically exposed debtors – The Guardian Nigeria...

    The quest for debt recovery by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) would soon test the option of “name and shame,” especially for the Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – https://ift.tt/2JdBPtv Get...
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    Onitsha Business Owners Lament Risk of Doing Business in Nigeria – Thisdaylive

    Importers, manufacturers and other business persons in Onitsha and environs have lamented the hardship experienced in doing business in Nigeria, saying that they deserved award for staying afloat. The business people who spoke during a customer forum of the Access Bank for importers and …...
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