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    Metro Court Sentences 34-year-old Son of Former President To Prison For Stealing Phone – Naij News

    The son of Zambia’s second republic President Frederick Chiluba was on Wednesday, May 16, sentenced to eight months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a mobile phone by the Lusaka Magistrate Court, Lusaka Times reports. Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news –...
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    Suicide Bombings: Boko Haram adopts new tactics – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian military says the Tuesday attack that claimed the lives of at least three operatives of the Civillian-JTF in Konduga town of Borno State was possible because Boko Haram used an aged man who disguised as a weak and feeble traveller. The spokesman of … Read more via Premium...
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    How Reddington Hospital, LASUTH Conspired To ‘Kill’ Gunshot Injury Victim – Sahara Reporters

    If you’re still wondering why the Police issued a statement on Wednesday to again address the seemingly over-flogged matter of whether or not hospitals should treat gunshot victims who do not have a police report, then you missed an all-important news item. Not such a big deal, because …...
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    LASG to provide 20,000 housing units by 2020 – Punch Newspapers

    The Lagos State Government says in its bid to tackle the challenge of shelter in the state, a joint venture partnership has been established to create 20,000 housing units by the year 2020. The state Commissioner for Housing, Gbolahan Lawal, spoke at a ministerial briefing in … Read more...
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    No woman is truly happy without good sex — Chinazo Ekezie – Vanguard News – Vanguard News

    Nollywood actress, Chinazo Ekezie, will tell you she was born with the acting DNA in her system even though she has struggled so hard to rise through the ranks in the movie industry. In this interview with … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Ritualists In Uganda Apprehended With Roasted Babies [See Photos] – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    So a lady whose boyfriend was one of the men apprehended by police for roasting babies for ritual purposes, alerted the officers when their one month old baby went missing. Officers came to their house, made a search and boom, roasted innocent babies were seen in his care. A shocked twitter user...
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    We’ll accept restructuring from referendum—IPOB – Vanguard News – Vanguard News

    The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that it was not opposed to restructuring of the country, if that was the outcome of the a referendum in the old Eastern Region. IPOB members IPOB made this known while clarifying its position on the proposed … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Whistleblower Bill scales second reading at House of Representatives – TODAY.NG

    The bill, which is jointly sponsored by Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader, from Lagos; and Kayode Oladele, from Ogun, seeks to provide an act to encourage and facilitate whistleblowing in the country. It also seeks to “provide for the protection against victimisation”................. Read...
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    Politics Why we jerked up 2018 budget to N9.12tr — NASS – Vanguard News

    National Assembly, yesterday, passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year, explaining while it increased the budget estimate by N508 billion from the N8.612 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari late last year. Presenting the details of the 2018...
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    Ekiti 2018: Ensure APC wins, Buhari charges Tinubu, Akande, others – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the South-west caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure victory for the party in Ekiti. The president gave the charge during a dinner meeting with the caucus on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that the people could achieve … Read more...
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    Saraki Wants To Frustrate Police Investigation Of Kwara Murder Gang, Says IGP – Sahara Reporters

    Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police, has responded to claims he is trying to “frame and implicate” Senate President Bukola Saraki. At the plenary of the Senate on Wednesday morning, Saraki had said some cultists were arrested in Kwara State, with statements taken from them and with...
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    Central bank approves N1 billion for SMEs in Niger – TODAY.NG

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the release of second tranche of N1 billion from the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) for disbursement to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Niger State. Commissioner of Investment, Commerce and Cooperatives, Alhaji...
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    Senate passes bill to ease business registration – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Senate on Tuesday passed a Bill to repeal and re-enact Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) to make it possible for individuals to register their companies from any part of the world. The bill comes 28 years after the passage of the original Companies … Read more via Premium Times...
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    “They’re Still Kids” – Actress, Toyin Abraham Speaks On Davido And Chioma’s Love - Naija Loaded

    Earlier in the Month of May 2018 Nigeria, social media was trending of the report of Davido buying a Porsche for his girlfriend and also threw a lavish birthday bash for her Ever since then, tongues haven’t stopped wagging over the news – … via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music &...
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    Griezmann Fires Atletico Madrid To Europa League Title – Channels Television

    Atletico’s players celebrate with the trophy after the UEFA Europa League final football match between Olympique de Marseille and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Parc OL stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon on May 16, 2018. Antoine Griezmann was the hero for Atletico Madrid as the French...
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    Arsenal ready to spend £75m on three signings before Mikel Arteta is appointed – Metro

    Arsenal are ready to spend £75 million on three new signings even before Mikel Arteta is officially appointed as manager, according to reports. The 26-year-old is the leading candidate to replace Arsene Wenger and is reportedly set … read more via Metro – Get More...
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    School Principal Ties Pupils To ‘Crosses’ For Lateness – Naijaloaded

    The Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday arrested the proprietor and principal of Meteorite Standard School, Ayetoro, for allegedly tying up two pupils of the school to ‘crosses’ and flogging them with a horsewhip. The proprietor, Afolayan Joseph, and the yet-to-be-identified … Read more...
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    El-Zakzaky: Shi’ites continue protest in Abuja – The Sun News

    Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ite, yesterday continued their display of resilience, in demand for the unconditional release of their detained leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. On Monday, the IMN clashed with the police at the Federal Secretariat...
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    Buhari Dines With Tinubu, Oyegun, Other APC Chieftains – Channels Television

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a dinner with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu and national chairman of the ruling party, John Oyegun. The dinner which was held at the presidential villa had other leaders of the APC in attendance. READ …...
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    IG Trying to Frame Me, Saraki Cries Out – Thisdaylive

    The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Wednesday raised the alarm over a plot by the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idis, to implicate him and the Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed in criminal activities. According to Saraki, Idris had directed that a group of...