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    Politics CATTLE COLONIES: Okorocha’s silence worries Imo residents – Vanguard News

    FOLLOWING reports that the governments of Enugu and Abia states have rejected the proposed cattle colonies by the Federal Government, Imolites are apprehensive that Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has not toed the same line. Okorochaokorocha Some who spoke to Vanguard, yesterday in Owerri...
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    Metro Day-old baby dumped in refuse bin dies after neglect by neighbours – The Guardian Nigeria...

    Residents yesterday woke up to see a baby wrapped in a white cloth and abandoned at the middle of the road among heaps of refuse. An unknown person suspected to be a single mother had allegedly dropped the one-day old baby in front … via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World...
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    Politics Biafra: Ohanaeze rejects court’s judgment on IPOB – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has condemned an Abuja High Court over its Thursday’s verdict on the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The group described the court’s judgment, which declared IPOB as a terrorist group as height of nepotism and denigration of the nation’s...
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    Politics Dino Melaye reacts to proposed cattle colonies in Kogi – Daily Post Nigeria

    The lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial District in the National Assembly said he was not surprise that the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, will quickly meet with the Minister of Agriculture in order to make the Confluence State a testing ground for the proposed Cattle...
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    Metro Man rapes seven-year-old girl in her home as parents sleep – Punch Newspapers

    Matthew Maffei, aka “Uncle Matt,” has been convicted of sexually abusing the seven-year old daughter of his friends. Maffei committed the horrific crime right in the victim’s own home, as her parents slept in the next bedroom. He also forced the victim’s five-year old brother to witness his...
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    Metro Man behind bars for beheading 6-month-old daughter – The Sun News

    NAN A father, Andrew Koku, who pleaded guilty to cutting off his six-month-old daughter’s head, is to spend the next 37 days in prison, an Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court ruled on Thursday, January 18. Chief Magistrate Adeola Adelaja, who handed down the verdict, said the accused should remain...
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    Metro Lagos Demolishes 21 Illegal Buildings On LSDPC Land – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    For encroaching on government land, the Lagos State Building Control Agency, (LASBCA), Thursday demolished 21 buildings built illegally on government’s land meant to develop mass housing around Ogudu area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the parcel of land measuring 7.6 hectares nestled at...
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    Metro Kaduna NUT calls off strike – The Sun News

    Kaduna NUT calls off strike — 18th January 2018 Noah Ebije, Kaduna The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna State chapter, has called off the indefinite strike action embarked upon in all the state public schools. The strike had lasted for … via The Sun News – http://ift.tt/2DmidV4 Get...
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    Politics Alex Ekwueme to be buried February 2 – Premium Times Nigeria

    The burial committee set up to plan a state burial for Late Alex Ekwueme says the former Vice President will be buried on February 2. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, made this known while briefing journalists on Thursday in Abuja. Mr. … via Premium Times...
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    Metro Nigerian Army calls on Boko Harm insurgents to lay down arms – TODAY.NG

    Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on Boko Haram insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace peace. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2Dm5gdQ Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro DFID empowers pregnant women, nursing mothers with N2bn in Zamfara – Vanguard News

    The UK Department for International Development (DFID) spent N2 billion to fund Child Development Grand Programme (CDGP) to support nursing mothers and pregnant women in Zamfara from 2014 to date. Hajiya Fatima Musa, an official of Save the Children International, the NGO implementing the...
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    Metro Notorious kidnapper Dracula dies in police custody – TODAY.NG

    A dreaded kidnapping kingpin in Delta State, Anthony Ogbalor, also popularly known as Dracula, has reportedly died in police custody in Asaba, the state capital. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2Divc66 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Armed robbers attack supermarket, kill policeman – Premium Times Nigeria

    Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday night attacked a supermarket in Katsina, killing a police officer, Ibrahim Batsari. The spokesman of the police command in the state, Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident, said the gunmen had also stolen the slain police officer’s riffle. “The...
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    World Woman pleads guilty to killing teen with belt she wore in selfie – More Top Stories –...

    Cheyenne Rose Antoine (left) was wearing the woven belt she used to strangle Brittney Gargol in a selfie posted hours before the teen’s death.Facebook Canadian cops say they nabbed a cold-blooded killer who revealed herself to them when they tracked down a selfie she snapped wearing the … via...
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    World Federal scientists say 2017 among warmest years on record – USA Today

    2017 continued the string of warmest years on record, federal scientists announced Thursday. via USA Today – http://ift.tt/2mTC7fM Get more World News
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    World FBI Investigates if Trump Campaign Received Russian Money Funneled Through NRA – Newsweek

    The FBI is investigating a Russian banker for allegedly funneling money to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign through contributions made to the National Rifle Association. As special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe continues, investigators are now looking into Russian banker Alexander...
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    Politics Meet The Zamfara Governorship Aspirant Trending Online (Photos) – Nairaland

    The 2019 general elections will be apparently be great. A governorship aspirant, comrade Sani Garba Gusau has become an online sensation after "melting hearts" of online users with his campaign posters. The aspirant is contesting for the governorship of Zamfara state under the Independent...
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    Entertainment LIB Exclusive: Reekado Banks’ manager at Ogba Police Command after collecting 2million...

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    World Bride rejected by her husband’s family after an 18-year-old boy disguised as groom to rape...

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    Metro Man burns the crucifix, says it’s an idol and Christians are idol worshipers – Linda...

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