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    World Mnangagwa ‘would accept election defeat’ – BBC News

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emmerson Mnangagwa is in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum Emmerson Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe’s new president – has told the BBC his party will accept defeat should Zanu-PF lose the election later this year. Speaking to Mishal Husain, he reiterated his...
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    Politics (Full Text): APC reacts to OBJ’s statement on Buhari, party – The Nation Nigeria

    Re: The Way Out: A Clarion Call For Coalition For Nigeria Movement, By Former President Olusegun Obasanjo The All Progressives Congress (APC) notes the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo which has been widely-reported in the media and titled: “The Way out: a clarion call...
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    Metro No casualty recorded in Ijegun tank farm fire in Lagos — Fadipe – The Nation Nigeria

    The Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, said on Wednesday that there was no casualty in the fire incident that gutted a tank farm at Ijegun Ibasa in the Ojoo Local Government Area of Lagos. Fadipe told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the … via The Nation...
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    World Brazil ex-President Lula loses appeal – BBC News

    Brazil’s ex-President Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction in blow to his chances of regaining office This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or...
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    World ‘I just signed your death warrant’: US Olympic doctor Nassar sentenced to 175yrs in prison...

    ‘I just signed your death warrant’: US Olympic doctor Nassar sentenced to 175yrs in prison Published time: 24 Jan, 2018 17:43 Disgraced former US Olympic doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 175 years in prison for the sexual abuse of some 98 athletes, the majority of whom were children …...
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    World Dr. Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40 to 175 Years for Sexual Abuse – Google News

    There have also been calls for the resignation of the president Michigan State University, where Dr. Nassar spent decades on the faculty and treated its athletes, as well as members of the United States national gymnastics team. The N.C.A.A. on Tuesday formally opened an investigation into …...
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    World Facebook’s news survey given short shrift – BBC News

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Facebook says the survey has been posed only to US-based members to date A survey used by Facebook to determine how much prominence to give to different news publishers consists of just two brief questions. The first asks whether a user recognises the...
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    Entertainment Elton John announces final world tour – BBC News

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHighlights of Elton John’s headline set for BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park 2016. Sir Elton John has announced he will stop touring in order to prioritise his family. Speaking in New York, the star said he would say goodbye to … via BBC...
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    World Meet the ‘backpack midwife’ bringing healthcare for all – BBC News

    Image copyright Monty Munford Image caption Midwife Margaret Wairimu Maina carries a backpack crammed with useful health monitoring tech Call the midwife in Nairobi, Kenya, and you may receive a visit from someone like Margaret Wairimu Maina. She sets off on foot looking something like an...
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    World Apple Is Making It Way Easier to Access Your Medical Records on Your iPhone – TIME

    A new feature will allow iPhone users to store a whole new chunk of data on their devices: their medical records. The Health Records feature, part of the existing Health app, will allow consumers to store previously disparate pieces of their medical records — including health history...
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    Metro Fake News Started In The Garden Of Eden – Pope Francis Speaks – Tori News

    The global leader of the Roman Catholic church, Pope Francis, has said the origin of fake news can be traced back to the Garden of Eden. via Tori News – http://ift.tt/2F9pcx2 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Herdsmen Attacks: Over 7,000 school children out of school in Nasarawa – Newtelegraph

    The leader of the North West caucus in the House of Representatives, Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo lacks the moral credibility to advice President Muhammadu Buhari against seeking re-election in 2019. Doguwa, who is the chief whip of the House, while...
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    Entertainment Wizkid finally shares face of his third child, Zion – YabaLeftOnline

    Nigerian music star, Wizkid who welcomed a bouncing baby boy last year with his manager, Jada Pollock has finally shared photos of his son, Zion Ayo Balogun. The photo of the cute baby was released by the father himself, Wizkid on his Instagram page on Wednesday 24, 2018. The starboy keeps …...
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    Metro Lagos war on cart pushers, arrest 24, impounds 150 carts – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Cart pushers arrested By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has declared war on cart pushers with fresh arrest of 24 pushers, street traders and some residents for dumping waste on road medians and canals contrary to the Environmental Sanitation Laws of the State. The government also …...
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    Entertainment New Play: For Nigerian Expat, Going Home Again Is A Real Trip – NPR News

    In the play The Homecoming Queen, Kelechi (played by Mfoniso Udofia) is a best-selling novelist who returns to her native village in Nigeria for the first time since leaving for the U.S. 15 years earlier. Ahron R. Foster hide caption toggle caption Ahron R. Foster In the play The Homecoming …...
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    Entertainment “Knacking” Is The Only Exercise I Do To Keep Fit”– Mavin boss Don Jazzy Reveals (VIdeo)

    Don jazzy has just made this formal, declaring in a recent video on IG that Knacking Is The Only Exercise I Do To Keep Fit. Ya’ll stressing why Don Jazzy is constantly fit, despite the fact that he doesn’t do any exercise? The worry is over, I just got the … via INFORMATION NIGERIA –...
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    World At Amazon’s New Checkout-Free Store, Shopping Feels Like Shoplifting – Business | The Atlantic

    I entered Amazon Go, the company’s checkout-less convenience store in Seattle, at 10:23 a.m. Monday and spent precisely 11 minutes and 59 seconds browsing before I walked out with a sandwich and a yogurt cup. This information was available because the moment I scanned a personalized QR code …...
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    World CRYPTO INSIDER: 50 Cent is a bitcoin millionaire – Business Insider

    Brendan McDermid/Reuters Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Rapper 50 Cent says he accepted bitcoin as payment for his 2014 album "Animal...
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    World South Korea ‘has very strong concerns’ the US might strike North Korea, ex-CIA Korea expert...

    KCNA via REUTERS The former director of the CIA’s Korea division just returned from Seoul and said that officials there have "very strong concerns" about the US attacking North Korea. President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly considering a strike. The former CIA agent said some...
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    World First monkey clones created in Chinese laboratory – BBC

    Image copyright Qiang Sun Image caption Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are being bottle fed and are growing normally Two monkeys have been cloned using the technique that produced Dolly the Sheep. Identical long-tailed macaques Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua were born several weeks ago at a laboratory in...
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