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    Metro Woman Sets Man On Fire In Delta Over N200 Debt, He Dies - The Nation

    The Delta State Police Command says it has arrested a woman for allegedly setting a young man ablaze over a N200 debt. Another female accomplice allegedly involved in the crime is on the run, Delta Police Commissioner, Adeyinka Adeleke has said. The young man simply identified as Sunday was...
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    Metro Robert Mugabe: 8 Important Dates In The Life Of Late Zimbabwean President - Nairaland

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, has died aged 95. Mugabe had been receiving treatment in a hospital in Singapore since April before his demise. Late Mugabe was ousted in a military coup in 2017 after 37 years in power. His early years were praised for broadening access...
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    Metro BBNaija: Wike reacts as Tacha mentions him as ‘source of inspiration’ - The Cable

    Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, has appreciated Tacha, housemate in the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), for mentioning him as a “source of inspiration” during the reality TV show. On Thursday, the housemates were given a task where they are required to make a presentation stating a...
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    Politics How we met Imo, what it has become in 100 days – Ihedioha govt - Daily Post

    The Emeka Ihedioha government has stated that it was taking a bold step in repositioning Imo State in order to meet the aspirations of the people despite what it met on ground. Special Assistant to the governor on new media, Aic Akwarandu, said this in a statement on Thursday to mark the 100...
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    Metro OAU Professor arraigned for fraud - Linda Ikejis Blog

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Comission (EFCC) has arraigned a 60-year-old man who claimed to be a Professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife in Osun State before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi area of Lagos State for allegedly obtaining money under false pretence and...
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    Metro Falana to FG: Give each local govt N1bn from recovered loot - The Cable

    Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has asked the federal government to give each of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria at least N1 billion from the funds it recovered since 1999. Falana said this when he spoke at the 20th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture during the celebration of the 74th...
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    Metro Makinde: We’ll pay LAUTECH salaries owed by Osun - The Cable

    Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, says the state will have to pay off the salary owed to workers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso by Osun state. Makinde said this during a media chat on his first 100 days in office with BCOS TV. The governor said the decision...