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    World Tinder has been discriminating against people over 30, appeals court says – miamiherald

    Online dating is hard for everyone. But for paying users of Tinder who are older than 30, the dating game isn’t just hard: It’s pricey, discriminatory and a violation of older users’ civil rights, according to a California appeals court. On Monday, the Second District Court of Appeal in Los...
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    USA Gymnastics doctor ‘abused 265 girls’ – BBC News

    Image copyright Reuters The number of known sexual abuse victims of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has grown to 265, a Michigan judge has said. At least 65 victims are set to confront Nassar in court this week in the last of three sentencing hearings, prosecutors say. He was … via...
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    Metro Why NNPC is charging Nigerians higher for fuel – FG – The Sun News

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Federal Government on Wednesday explained why the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is charging Nigerians higher than the official N143 per litre to fund the importation of petrol. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun gave the explanation at of the...
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    Metro Biafra: Buhari govt using police, DSS to persecute christians – IPOB – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Wednesday alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is persecuting people of the South East. IPOB made the allegation in reaction to the arrest of its members from the Shalom Synagogue Church of Israel in Aba, Abia State. The pro-Biafra...
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    Metro Two cases of Lassa fever confirmed in Delta – TODAY.NG

    Delta State has confirmed two cases of the Lassa Fever infection, with one patient said to be dead. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2BJYzwI Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Turkey to deploy air and naval forces to Qatar – TODAY.NG

    Turkey will deploy air and naval forces to Qatar in addition to ground troops that are already stationed in the country, the Turkish ambassador to Qatar has said. via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2DPNVKp Get more World News
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    Metro Herdsmen, farmers hold peace meeting in Jigawa – Premium Times Nigeria

    Police in Jigawa have held a security summit for farmers and herdsmen in a bid to find solutions to the security challenges in the region. The state police command in collaboration with eight local government councils in Jigawa North-east and Hadejia Emirate councils organised the summit. The …...
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    Metro Kidnapped federal lawmaker’s son regains freedom – Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷...

    – A federal lawmaker’s son who was kidnapped in Zamfara state has regained freedom – The state police public relations officer Muhammad Shehu confirmed the occurrence – Shehu, however, said the police are hoping to locate the hideout of the criminals … via Nigeria News today & Breaking news...
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    Metro Kid driver kills final year student, two others in Gusau, flees – Punch Newspapers

    An underage driver has killed three persons in Gusau as a result of alleged reckless driving, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Confirming the incident in Gusau on Wednesday, the Police Public Relations Officer in Zamfara, DSP Mohammed Shehu, said the case was being investigated. “The incident...
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    World Exiled Moyo Says Mugabe’s Family Ill-Treated Daily – AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

    [New Zimbabwe] Former cabinet minister and now prominent new government critic, Jonathan Mosyo, said there is now tension between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the military in an interview to be aired Wednesday night by South African Broadcasting Television (SABCTV). via AllAfrica News...
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    Metro Trailer falls off Kara Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – BellaNaija

    Trailer falls off Kara Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 31.01.2018 at 1:26 pm By BellaNaija.com Leave a Comment A trailer fell off the Kara Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the boundary between Lagos and Ogun States. The trailer plunged into the water beneath the bridge while the...
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    World South Korea uncovers about $600m in illegal cryptocurrency trade – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Bitcoins South Korea has uncovered illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly 600 million dollars, a sign authorities are tightening the regulatory-screws on the digital-asset that many global-policymakers consider to be opaque-and-risky. The country’s customs service said in a...
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    Metro Stephanie Otobo Says Video Released By Sahara Reporters Was Recorded Months Ago By Her...

    Today a video released by Sahara reporters showing Stephanie Otobo saying Apostle Suleman forced her to confess in his Church..She has released this to counter that one…She says she Manipulators pre-recorded that video months back… ”Hello Everybody…My name is Stephanie Otobo…… A Video was just...
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    Metro Women find a man more attractive once they learn he’s married —Study – Punch Newspapers

    Women find a man more attractive once they learn he has a wife or girlfriend, a study suggests. They think he is more likely to be kind and faithful and, therefore, a good dad, psychologists believe. Having a partner gives men an “attractiveness boost”, they say. But women may just … via...
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    World Winnie Mandela discharged from hospital – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and...

    (FILES) This file photo taken on September 26, 2016 shows Africa National Congress stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela acknowledging a crowd of ANC Women League supporters gathered in Soweto to celebrate her 80th birthday. South Africa’s Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who is popularly known as "the...
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    Metro Niger villagers demand N1.19b compensation over military invasion – The Nation Nigeria

    64 victims of the August 2016 attack on five villages in Bosso local government area of Niger State have sued the military and the Federal Government over the execution of 13 persons and illegal detention of 54 others. The villagers are demanding N1. 1 billion in damages and compensation. …...
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    Metro Lassa fever claims 21 lives, affect 10 health workers – Premium Times Nigeria

    The National Coordinator, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Tuesday said 21 deaths were recorded from the 77 confirmed cases in the current outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria. Mr. Ihekweazu disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the National Executive Council...
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    Metro NSCIA attacks CAN, accuses Christian body of hate speech – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has accused the scribe of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Musa Asake, of heating up the polity with “venom, hatred, calumny and unimaginable malice that smacks of intolerance and political brigandage.” The foremost Islamic body in...
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    Entertainment Nollywood:NASS to amend Act establishing Film Censors Board – Vanguard News

    Sen. Suleiman Adokwe, Chairman Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation, says the National Assembly will soon amend the act establishing the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). Adokwe stated this on Tuesday while delivering his goodwill message at the opening of the...
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    Entertainment Colleagues mourn actress Nkiruka Ugo – The Nation Nigeria

    Nollywood actress Nora Nkiruka Ugo who died at the weekend has been described by a close associate, Kabat Esosa, as “a calm, quiet girl who did her best for her craft.” Esosa who is obviously heartbroken by the actress’ demise recalled: “She was an actor on my set of … via The Nation Nigeria...
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