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    Fayose Taunts APC Candidate Fayemi, says he’ll be defeated again – OluFamous.Com

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has called on Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress not to rejoice yet over his victory at the APC primary, saying that will be the closest he will get in the Ekiti gubernatorial race. Tweeting via his handle, the governor wrote: “I thank …...
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    Kaduna local polls: Rep Garba member vows to seek redress over alleged irregularities –Today Ng

    The member representing Jema’a/Sanga Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Shehu Nicholas Garba, has said that the PDP would employ every legitimate means to protect the people’s mandate at the just concluded local government elections in Jema’a local government area. Garba, in...
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    Buhari’s minister, others cry foul as APC wins all Oyo LG elections – Premium Times Nigeria

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the chairmanship seats in the 33 local government councils and the 35 Local Council Development Areas in the state. Opposition parties as well as a minister, who is a member of the APC, however described the elections … Read more via Premium...
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    Islamophobic pastor set to lead prayer at US embassy in Israel – PressTV Media RSS

    A controversial Islamophobic pastor is set to lead a prayer at the opening ceremony of the American embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds, reports say. Dallas-based preacher Robert Jeffress told Fox News on Sunday night that he would be leading a prayer during the ceremony to open the … Read more...
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    Fayose Finally Reacts To President Buhari’s Statement On Fayemi’s Victory In Ekiti –...

    Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari to Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi over his victory. Buhari had on Sunday in a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Kyari appointed Nigeria’s OPEC representative – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has been appointed Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The NNPC in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday by its...
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    TRENDING: Yahoo: Nigerians criticise Efe for comment – Premium Times Nigeria

    A former BBNaija winner, Efe, has come under attack for wadding into a recent trending topic on Twitter. In a recent tweet, the rapper shared a poll asking “Yahoo boys bring money into the economy, Politicians steal money and take it out of our economy. Nigerians please … via Premium Times...
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    Countdown (31) 2018 FIFA WC: Rohr ready to reveal provisional list – Vanguard News

    Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is being expected to reveal his provisional World Cup squad today, after a painstaking exercise of consultation with coaches and Nigerian Football Federation technical committee officials. This is just as some of the key players who chased qualification for the...
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    Police arrest kidnap kingpin, recover weapons – TODAY.NG

    The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested a notorious kidnap kingpin cum-armed robber at the Maraban Yakawada, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The suspect, who was identified as Barau Ibrahim aka Rambo, was touted............... Read more via...
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    PFN to FG: Stop herdsmen killings if you’re not involved – Vanguard News

    Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has charged the Federal Government to stop the continuous killings by herdsmen across the country particularly in the Middle Belt, oF mostly Christians if “it does not have a hand in it.” Bishop Simeon Okah The body also drummed … Read more via...
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    Ambode urged to halt unlawful, haphazard building planning – Vanguard News

    governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has been called upon to wade into the alleged illegal and unlawful construction, haphazard reconstruction and of building in violation of extant physical planning laws of Lagos State. Some property owners: Ralph Lewu, Emmanuel Orjiakor, Ade Adeyemi...
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    Benue killings: Why I instituted criminal proceedings against Miyetti Allah –Ortom – The Sunnews

    On his return from China after a two-week leave, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, fielded questions from journalists, where he spoke on why he instituted criminal proceedings against the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) and the recent arrest of the Benue Livestock … Read...
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    Atiku to Partially Privatise NNPC, Allow Currency Float If Elected – Thisdaylive

    In a move set to project the reforms to be initiated under his government, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said that he will privatise … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2GgleD6 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Buhari Asks Loyalists Not to Flout INEC’s Timetable on Campaigns – Thisdaylive

    As Nigerians await more aspirants to the office of the presidency of the country to make their intentions known, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed his campaign officials and loyalists to ensure that they keep strictly to the guidelines for the campaigns. Apart from the … Read more...
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    Vice President Osinbajo: APC is strong, committed to offering hope to electorate – TODAY.NG

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a strong party that is committed to offering hope to the electorate. He said this while fielding questions from newsmen after the inauguration of President Maada Bio of Sierra Leone on Saturday, a...
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    FG defies IMF, mulls $46bn external loan for rail, road projects – The Sun News

    With the external debt of about $18.9 billion and domestic debt of about N21.725 trillion,Nigeria is indeed sitting on a time bomb that may explode soon. But recent pronouncements by the Transportation Minister Chubike Amaechi suggest that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration seems...
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    FirstBank introduces contactless Naira MasterCard – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    First Bank First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced the introduction of the Contactless Naira MasterCard, added to its array of debit cards, to promote convenience, ease of transactions and the security of funds. FirstBank assured that its debit cards are … Read more via The Guardian...
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    Risks in Nigeria, China $2.5b currency swap deal – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria...

    For the country to achieve full benefits from the recent currency swap deal, it must develop competitive advantage in the production of certain exportable goods that China currently imports, the Head, Research, FSDH Merchant Bank, Ayodele Akinwunmi has said. Although the deal, … Read more...
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    Al-Qaeda chief calls for jihad on eve of US embassy move to Jerusalem – Yahoo News – Latest...

    Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda, on Sunday said America’s decision to shift its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem was evidence that negotiations and "appeasement" have failed Palestinians as he urged Muslims carry out jihad against the United States. In a five-minute video entitled …...
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    PHOTOS: Nigerian police officers caught on camera taking bribe – Premium Times Nigeria

    Two police officers have been caught on camera extorting motorists along Ijebu Ode-Ibadan Road in Ogun State. One of the police officers, whose badge identified him as Oyewole Afolabi, was caught by PREMIUM TIMES collecting N50 from a bus driver who was conveying passengers to … Read more...
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