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    Man raped by NUN as boy meets daughter he fathered for first time 62 years later – mirror

    A man repeatedly raped by a nun at a Catholic home as a boy wept as he met the daughter he fathered for the first time. Edward Hayes, 76, was abused for three years from the age of just 12 at the former John Reynolds Home in Lytham St … Read more via mirror – Get...
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    North Korea changes its time zone – BBC News

    EPA North Korea is changing its time zone to match the South after last week’s inter-Korean summit, according to its state media. The country will move its clocks forward by 30 minutes on Saturday, said the official KCNA news agency. The reset is "the first practical … Read more via BBC...
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    Luis Suarez: Antoine Griezmann would be welcome at Barcelona – TODAY.NG

    Luis Suarez says Antoine Griezmann would be welcome at Barcelona and dismissed the idea the Atletico Madrid forward could take his place in the team. Speaking as if the deal is already done, Suarez talked up the quality of Griezmann and said he’s proud of how Barca … read more via TODAY.NG...
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    HAPPENING NOW: Heavy rains disrupt Ekiti APC primary – The Sun News

    A heavy downpour disrupted the primary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti, currently holding at the Oluyemi Kayode stadium in Ado … Read more via The Sun News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Don’t Say Nigeria Cannot Break Up, Prof. Akintoye Warns – Sahara Reporters

    A University Don and author, Prof. Banji Akintoye, has cautioned Nigerians against the notion that the country cannot break up. Prof Akintoye warned that the country might break up into different entities, except concrete steps were taken to restructure the nation. Prof. Banji Akintoye Sahara...
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    Gunmen kill Delta APC chairmanship candidate – Vanguard News

    Gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed an All Progresaives Congress, APC ward chairmanship candidate in Delta State. The victim, Jeremiah Ogboveta, was until his death, the chairmanship candidate for Jeremi Ward III in Ughelli … Read more via Vanguard News –
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    2019: Ensure No Candidate Gets Easy Pass – Ezekwesili Admonishes Nigerian Youths – Sahara Reporters

    Former Nigeria’s minister of education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has called on Nigerian youths not to freely give their votes to any candidates in the 2019 elections. Ezekwesili, who is also an activist was reacting to a recent speech in which Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo commended Nigerian youths...
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    I knew Malabu was ‘presidential scam’, billions ‘illegally diverted" - Premium Times News

    Nigeria’s former Attorney-General, Bello Adoke, has been heard on a recorded telephone conversation admitting that he knew the controversial Malabu Oil deal was a “presidential scam” whose execution led to fraudulent diversion of billions of naira amongst dubious collaborators across the world...
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    My quest for second term not for personal gain, says Buhari – Punch Newspapers

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said his quest for second term was not borne out of personal gain. He said his decision to seek re-election was as a result of a deep passion to serve … Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Top Female Pastor Duped At Popular Supermarket – P.M.EXPRESS

    A top female pastor, Rev. Mrs. Angela Ani is now counting her loses after she focused more on her church work and entrusted her business to her staff who then conspired and defrauded of millions of Naira in Lagos. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the alleged fraud by … Read more via P.M.EXPRESS –...
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    How We Feed 7.6m Children Daily – Osinbajo – P.M.EXPRESS

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday said that about 7.6 million children in 22 states across the country were being fed daily under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP). Osinbajo made this known in Akure during an interactive session with beneficiaries of the NHGSFP...
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    FG seals hotel in Abuja, rescues 13 girls from suspected trafficker – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday sealed up Amazonia Guest House at Dagri in Gwagwalada, FCT, and rescued 13 women suspected to be victims of human trafficking. NAPTIP’s Assistant Director of Intelligence, Investigation and Monitoring, Tina...
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    Confusion trails APC Congress in Enugu – Daily Post Nigeria

    The ward congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC, taking place across the country has kicked off in Enugu State with controversies. DAILY POST learnt that crisis started brewing Friday evening during a stakeholders’ meeting convened by the National Vice Chairman of the party...
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    APC Violence: Wike Preaches Peace, Says Politics Is Not War – Channels Television

    The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on all party members in the state to live in peace adding that politics is not war. He described the violence that broke out on Friday by some supporters of the All Progressives Congress … Read more via Channels Television –...
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    Violence Disrupts APC Ward Congress In Oyo, Imo – Channels Television

    Violence has erupted at the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oke-Ado, Oyo State. The incident occurred on Saturday before the APC ward congress. It is not clear what caused the issue, but the incident got everyone scampering for safety as weapons were involved. Police …...
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    Indian Woman Suffocates After Being Buried In Cow Dung To Treat Snake Bite (Pics) – Nairaland

    Indian Woman Suffocates After Being Buried Alive In Cow Dung For Snake Bite. On May 03 The local snake charmer suggested his bizarre dung treatment may … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Breaking: President Buhari arrives polling unit for APC ward congress in Daura (photos) -Naija News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Polling Unit Sarkin Yara A Ward for the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress in Daura, Katsina state. gathers that Sarkin Yara A consists of 15 polling stations and 26 party executives. The … Read more via Nigeria News today &...
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    Metro Tension In Delta As Gunmen Kill Efe – Naijaloaded

    There’s palpable tension in Delta State as gunmen allegedly shot dead Efe, a step son of former Unuevworo of Ekpan community, Chief Newton Agbofodo. Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Sports Liverpool Star Mo’ Salah Meets His Lookalike (Photos) – Naijaloaded

    World famous footballer, Mohamed Salah, has been taken aback after he met another man who looks just like him. read more via Naijaloaded | – --------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    De Laurentiis accepts Chelsea managerial target Sarri may leave Napoli – News –...

    The Blues are looking into the possibility of hiring the 59-year-old to replace Antonio Conte this summer after his great season in Serie A Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis accepts coach Maurizio Sarri could leave the Serie A club at the end of the season. Chelsea … read more via...