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    Politics Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari timely – Reuben Abati – Daily Post Nigeria

    Reuben Abati, a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity has described the statement by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari should not recontest in 2019 as timely. Obasanjo had yesterday in a lengthy letter written to the...
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    Politics 2019 Presidency: Concerned Nigerians tells Buhari to heed Obasanjo’s advice – Vanguard News

    A civil society group, Concerned Nigerians, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to heed the advice given him by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo to refrain from contesting the 2019 presidential election. Obasanjo It said the only way President Buhari can display any sort of love and patriotism...
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    World German opposition calls for arms embargo against Turkey – Premium Times Nigeria

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday faced calls to halt arms exports to Turkey after reports suggested that German-made tanks were being employed during a Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria. “The federal government cannot duck this issue again and must find clear words...
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    Politics Video: Stopping herdsmen/Farmers clash needs our collective efforts – Presidency – Vanguard news

    The post Video: Stopping herdsmen/Farmers clash needs our collective efforts – Presidency via Vanguard News – http://ift.tt/2F8RLL7 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics FAAC: FG, States, LGs Share N655.17bn In January – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Tuesday shared N655.17 billion to the three tiers of government as revenue for January. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, told newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja that the N655.17 billion was distributed under four distributable sub-heads...
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    Politics My meeting with Buhari had nothing to do with Obasanjo’s statement -Tinubu – Vanguard News

    The former Lagos State governor and the leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu has said that his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari has nothing to do with Obasanjo’s statement. President Buhari receives in audience Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Chief Bisi...
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    Politics Boko Haram: EU offers N60 billion grant to Borno govt – Premium Times Nigeria

    The European Union (EU) on Tuesday announced a grant of 143 million Euros (about N60.1 billion) to the Borno State to enable the government implement nine key post-insurgency projects across the state. Tagged the ‘Borno Package’, EU officials said the grant is to support the state government …...
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    Politics Okowa joins Ortom in rejecting cattle colonies in their states – The Sun News

    Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has joined his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom, in rejecting the establishment of cattle colonies in their states. According to the governor, his state was in need of land and did not have any to be donated to government proposed … via The Sun News –...
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    Politics Oyo workers to begin three-day strike Wednesday – Punch Newspapers

    The joint session of the Oyo State Executive Councils of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and the Joint Negotiation Council said workers in the state would begin three-day warning strike from Wednesday, in solidarity with their colleagues at the six tertiary institutions...
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    World Police arrest 15-year-old pupil for killing classmate – Punch Newspapers

    German police arrested a 15-year-old who on Tuesday allegedly killed a schoolmate, with the motive still unclear. Media reports said the teenager did not resist when police tracked him down through a helicopter search and arrested him. Prosecutors said preliminary investigations suggest that the...
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    Metro 4 killed, 6 injured in Ibadan multiple car accident – Daily Post Nigeria

    An early morning multiple car accidents on Tuesday involving seven vehicles has left four dead and six injured at the Ibadan / Oyo expressway, Ibadan. The accident which occurred at the junction of Aba-Odo was said to have been caused by poor visibility as a result of heavy fog … via Daily...
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    Politics We Need Universities In Southern Kaduna Not Colonies – Sen. Laah – Leadership Nigeria..

    The Senator representing Southern Kaduna Senatorial Zone has said that Government should ask for lands to site Universities not Cattle colony. The Senator who stated this in a press statement he personally issued on the proposed cattle colonies in the country,said that,” We are willing to give...
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    Metro Lagos Closes Case Against Ex-UNILAG Lecturer Arraigned For Rape – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    The Lagos State Government Tuesday closed its case against a former lecturer of the University of Lagos, Dr Afeez Baruwa, accused of raping an 18 – year- old admission seeker (name withheld ) before the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja. The state closed its case against the … via...
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    Politics Buhari does not need Obasanjo’s advice says, APGA’s Chairman – The Nation Nigeria

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Dr. Victor Oye has taken a swipe at the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo over his advice that President Muhammadu Buhari should not contest the 2019 election. Oye said Obasanjo was not in the best position to advise Buhari...
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    Business NSE market indicators drop further by 1.16% –

    The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indicators on Tuesday dropped further by 1.16 per cent due to market volatility caused by profit taking. Market capitalisation shed N187 billion or 1.16 per cent to close at N15.902 trillion compared with N16.089 trillion on Monday. The All-Share Index...
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    Metro EFCC Arrests Own Staff, Girlfriend Over Casefile Theft. – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    The Borno state zonal Office of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC) has said that it arrested two of its Staff , Detective Assistant Habila Dungji Buba and his girlfriend Keron Ayuba Lapips , an undergraduate of Universty of Maiduguri , along with Bashir Muhammad, a police Sargent...
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    Metro Drug abuse: FG sets up 16 member committee on codeine, others – The Nation Nigeria

    …to consider banning, supply chain of drugs among others Piqued with the increased cases of abuse of drugs among the populace, the Federal Government has set up a committee to review the continuous usage of codeine, Tramadol and other related substances in the county. The 16 member Committee on...
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    Metro UNILORIN bans hair attachments, tight pants for females – The Sun News

    Toks David The Management of the University of Ilorin on Monday, January 22, rolled out its yearly dress code notification for male and females students on campus. The instructions were contained in a notice signed by Management which stated, in part, that “Every student must comply by dressing...
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    World US Attorney General Sessions questioned in Russia probe – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 20: (L-R) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe other law enforcement officials hold a news conference to announce an ‘international cybercrime enforcement action’ at the Department of Justice July 20...
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    Metro Man Who Abducted 13-Year Old Girl In Ogun State Nabbed With Her In Benin [Photos] – Welcome...

    It’s just a wicked world. Look at this innocent 13-year old… How dare you turn her into a sex slave… How dare you intend to use her for business or whatever evil thing you have in mind. My goodness! So this evil man who claims to be … via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog –...
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