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    Metro Man docked for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Karshi Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the remand of 27-year-old Friday Bamidele, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl. The judge, Aliyu Kagarko, ordered the remand of the defendant in prison pending the conclusion of police investigations and result of medical test conducted...
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    Business CBN sets fresh target for Nigerian banks

    The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has set state-by-state target for the 21 commercial banks and 942 Micro finance banks in the country to ensure that every Nigerian adult has access to financial services. Elizabeth Agu, the CBN Branch Controller, Federal Capital Territory, made this known on …...
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    Sports Why football referees’ decision will no longer be final .

    Football has always depended on the humanness of the centre referee and his assistants. And just like all of us, they make mistakes though the difference is that more eyes are trained on their mistakes with numerous playbacks from different angles possible options. As the money in … Via...
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    Sports Russia 2018: Nigeria, England confirm June 2 Wembley friendly

    The Nigeria Football Federation and the England FA have confirmed that the Super Eagles will play the Three Lions in a friendly at the Wembley Stadium in London on June 2. The match will be only the third between both countries at senior level. It will serve … via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Metro Delta to rehabilitate 78 returnees from Libya – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Delta Government said on Tuesday that it was committed to rehabilitating the 78 returnees from Libya who are from the state. The state Commissioner for Special Duties, Ernest Ogwezzy, said this during an interview with newsmen in Asaba. Mr. Ogwezzy said that the returnees arrived the …...
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    Business Swiss firm to help Nigeria draft law against ‘dumping'

    The Nigerian government on Tuesday signed an agreement with King & Spalding, LLP, a Geneva, a Switzerland-based trade law firm, to help improve the country’s legislation against dumping as a key element of modern trade policy. The agreement was signed in Geneva on behalf of the Nigerian … via...
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    Metro JAMB announces date for 2018 UTME‎ – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed March 9 to 17 for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The Registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyede, said this at a meeting with stakeholders on Tuesday. The theme of the meeting is “Strategic planning on the …...
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    Sports Transfers: Super Eagles defender set for England, another for Germany – Premium Times Nigeria

    One-cap Super Eagles defender, Tyronne Ebuehi, is close to a switch to Norwich in England’s Championship. Sky Sports reports that the 22-year-old ADO Den Haag defender was at Carrow Road Stadium last Saturday when Norwich held Chelsea to a goalless draw in an FA Cup third round … via Premium...
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    Metro OAU confirms arrest of murder suspects – Premium Times Nigeria

    The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reopened New Buka, the place on campus where Adewumi Omoboriowo was murdered on November 30 following what the school described as “a fight that went out of hand”. The place was closed following the murder incident. However, the Chief …...
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    Politics If Buhari Appoints Me As A Cleaner, I Will Humbly Accept It – Former Senator

    A former Nigerian senator and stalwart of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, John Udoedehe, has said that he wouldn’t mind accepting an appointment as a messenger or a cleaner from President Muhammadu Buhari. The federal government recently released names of board members of various...
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    Metro OAU students resume classes, get examination date – Premium Times Nigeria

    A month after Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, was forced to close due to the strike by non-teaching workers embarked upon in December, lectures officially began in the institution on Friday. Our correspondent who visited the university saw students go to their various classes. “CHM102 held...
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    World UAE to resume flights to Tunis, ending row over ban on women – Premium Times Nigeria

    The United Arab Emirates said it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information, resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian passengers. A statement by the foreign ministry said the decision was taken in light of extensive cooperation and information received from …...
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    Metro Teenager drowns in Osun river – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Osun Command, on Thursday discovered the dead body of a teenage boy who drowned in a river in Osogbo. Babawale Afolabi, the spokesman of the command, told journalists in Osogbo that the body was discovered by a farmer while … via Premium...
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    U.S. set to replace Iran’s 10-year moratorium in nuclear deal – Pence – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Trump administration and members of Congress are working on a new set of nuclear-and missile-related Iran sanctions that would replace the 2015 nuclear agreement, Vice President Mike Pence said in an interview. Under the agreement, the Islamic republic is permitted to resume nuclear weapons...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom records huge HIV rate drop – Premium Times Nigeria

    A recent survey conducted in Akwa Ibom State has revealed a significant drop in the overall prevalence rate of HIV in the state. The survey, which was carried out across the 31 local government areas in the state between April and June 2017, shows a drastic fall … via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Why SEC is yet to start Oando forensic audit – Premium Times Nigeria

    The delay in the forensic audit of Nigerian oil and gas firm, Oando plc, by the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, is caused by ‘payment to auditors and other logistic concerns’, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. A top official at SEC told PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday that the regulatory body was...
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    UTME 2018: JAMB Accredits 72 Centres In Lagos – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has accredited 72 centres in Lagos State for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The State Coordinator of JAMB, Sunday Aladegbaye, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos that 63 centres were accredited for the...
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    Metro Amasa Firdaus: Why I Wore The Hijab Intentionally To Bar Ceremony [Premium Times]

    AMASA Firdaus, a Muslim faithful who graduated from Nigerian Law School (NLS) and was refused her call to bar for failing to remove her hijab, has said her defiance was to challenge the status quo. Firdaus, made her stance known in a chat with Premium Times. She described the actions of the...
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    Questions that expose the hypocrisy of President Buhari’s so called anti-corruption war –...

    In 2012, allegations were made by opposition elements and their fifth columnists in the Jonathan administration against that government’s running of the oil sector. The government was accused of not running a transparent oil industry and it was alleged that monies were mismanaged. In...
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    Politics Northern Nigeria Not Afraid Of Restructuring — Tambuwal, others

    The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said the 19 northern states of Nigeria are not afraid of the proposed restructuring of Nigeria. Mr. Tambuwal stated this on Monday in Jos, Plateau State, at the annual Law Week and memorial lecture by the Nigerian Bar Association, Jos Branch...
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