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    Entertainment Sylvester ‘Rambo’ Stallone under probe for sexual assault – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    US prosecutors have launched a probe to determine whether film star Sylvester Stallone should be charged in connection with a sexual assault reported last year. “A case was presented today by the Santa Monica Police Department regarding Sylvester Stallone,” Greg Risling, a spokesman at the Los...
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    Metro Codeine dealer caught in Katsina on the first day he returned back to business - Naija.ng

    A fake pharmacist and drug dealer, Nura Aliyu, has been arrested in Katsina state for possession of six cartons of suspected codeine syrup and about 142 empty packs. This comes barely weeks after the federal government banned.... Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read...
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    Business Google to open an AI research center in Accra Ghana – TechMoran

    Google is set to open an AI research centre in Accra, Ghana later this year and will bring top machine learning researchers and engineers in the centre. According to the firm, “Today, we’re announcing a Google AI research center in Africa, which will open later this year in Accra, Ghana. We’ll...
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    Metro Court strikes out case against five OAU students – Premium Times Nigeria

    A magistrate court has struck out the case against five students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, accused of assaulting officials of the university. The university management handed over the students to the police on March 21 for physically obstructing the eviction of students from …...
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    Metro Pupil, 10, dies after falling into 100 feet well – Daily Nation | Home

    A Standard Three pupil at Mukoyani Primary School in Kakamega South sub-county has died after he fell into a 100 feet well in the school compound, triggering angry protests by parents. The unrest led to the closure of the … Read more via Daily Nation | Home – https://ift.tt/2Mpojok Get...
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    Metro Police arraign man for maltreating his wife – TODAY.NG

    The Police in Osun State on Thursday, arraigned one Micheal Adesina, 40, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly maltreating his wife. Adesina, who resides at Akui area of Ile-Ife, Osun, was arraigned on two counts of maltreatment and Failure to supply necessaries. The prosecutor...
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    Politics Danladi Umar Remains CCT Chairman, Tribunal Insists – Channels Television

    The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has insisted that Justice Danladi Umar remains its chairman in the prosecution of public officers who contravene asset declaration laws in the country, as mandated by the Federal Government and the Nigerian Constitution. CCT … Read more via Channels...
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    Business Union Bank of Nigeria :Firm petitions CJN, demands case withdrawal from Justice Aikawa- 4traders.com

    A leading multinational oil trading firm in the country, Petrocam Trading Nigeria Limited has petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter S. N. Onnoghen and National Judicial Council (NJC) over what it described as “perceived abuse and reckless use of judicial powers to oppress...
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    Sports Ahmed Musa targets perfect opener for Nigeria – The Sun News

    Ahmed Musa said Super Eagles must target six points, if they are to qualify from the group of death at the World Cup, but he may not play too big a role to start with. The Leicester City winger, who is joined in the Super Eagles...... read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2MrHQVh Get...
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    Sports Bora Milutinovic bullish about Nigeria’s chances of advancing – www.goal.com

    The former Super Eagles’ handler has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to progress to the knockout phase of the global football fiesta in Russia. Nigeria may be the least ranked team in Fifa .... read more via www.goal.com – https://ift.tt/2l7NXle Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Slackers, stores and sightseers score with World Cup 2018 – Vanguard News

    Purveyors of TVs, tourism and takeaway meals are banking on a World Cup 2018 bonanza while bosses strive to avert a four-yearly wave of worker absenteeism. An Indian artisan works on clay model of the FIFA world cup trophy ordered by football fan clubs for decoration, ahead of … read more...
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    Metro Why Nigeria has more HIV-positive infants than anywhere else | PBS NewsHour – KQED Video

    Preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission is considered one of the most basic goals for curtailing the AIDS epidemic, and Nigeria is struggling mightily. In our series The End of AIDS, William Brangham and Jason Kane Read more via KQED Video – https://ift.tt/2MkESlz Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics FEC approves contracts for 14 roads – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC), Wednesday approved the rehabilitation and construction of 14 roads in different parts of the country at the cost of N185.3 billion. The Special Adviser, Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, announced this on behalf of the Minister of Power...
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    Politics Towards A Formidable And Cohesive Electoral Intervention For A New Nigeria By Omoyele - Saharareport

    Being the text of a speech delivered on tuesday at the abiola family house in lagos by omoyele sowore, 2019 presidential aspirant, in commemoration of june 12. It is a great honor to be here today. There is no place I would rather be than here – with … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    Metro Too busy for 2018 FIFA World Cup? 7 apps to follow the tournament with – Techpoint.ng

    The biggest and most anticipated sporting event of the year 2018 is finally here. First held in 1930 with only thirteen teams, invited by the organisation, the FIFA World Cup has gradually grown into a mind blowing event. This year’s tourney, with 32 teams hosted by Russia, promises to …...
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    Metro Man accused of defiling neighbour’s daughter tells court: I checked with my finger, found - Vanguard

    Lagos—A driver, Emmanuel Okorie, who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s 15-year-old sister, has denied the allegation levelled against him by Lagos State Government. The defendant, who is standing trial on a count charge before a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday, told the court...
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    Metro Shocking: Meet The 18-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Disguised As A Woman To Defraud Men - Tori News

    Shamsu Abubakar, an 18-year-old boy, disguising as a lady and arrested by Police in Minna, Niger State, said he has defrauded many men who he had seduced with feminine antics, Vanguard reports. He was arrested dressed up in a long hijab, wrapper, makeup and a … Read more via Tori News –...
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    Metro EFCC arraigns 5 over diversion of $4 million donation to Nigeria – TODAY.NG

    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has docked five persons before an Abuja High Court sitting at Maitama, following their alleged complicity in the fraudulent diversion of about $4 million of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Nigeria. The defendants...
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    Politics Groups says Buhari, Obasanjo are corrupt leaders – Vanguard News

    AN Igbo interest group, Voice from the East, VEAST, yesterday described the President of Nigeria, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as very corrupt leaders. Buhari and Obasanjo heads on The group, VEAST, who made the allegation in a release … Read more...
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    Politics Apostle Suleiman’s father gives him “final warning” over Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    Hon. Imoudu Sule, father of controversial preacher, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, has publicly warned his son to stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari. Sule, who is the current All Progressives Congress (APC) Leader in Auchi as well as the APC Deputy Leader, Etsako West, Edo State, Nigeria...
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