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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro North-Central, South-East, South-South zones most corrupt in Nigeria —NBS - Punch

    The National Bureau of Statistics has said the highest rate of corruption incidences in Nigeria from 2016 to 2019 occurred in the North-Central, South-East and South-South zones. The NBS said this in its report tagged “Corruption in Nigeria: Patterns and Trend 2019,” released on … Read more...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Osinbajo to sue Timi Frank, offers to waive own immunity – Punch Newspapers

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is ready to waive his right to immunity from investigation in order clear his name of certain accusations. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria said the situation became necessary because of what he described as “defamatory and misleading assertions” by some...
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Lionel Messi wins Champions League Forward of the Season – The Punch

    Lionel Messi has been named Forward of the Season for the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League. Details soon… read more via “lionel messi” – Google News – https://ift.tt/2UgnSRy Get More Nigeria Sports News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Lessons from the $9bn award against Nigeria – The Punch

    The governance of Nigeria is always in the news for the wrong reasons; incidentally, most of the challenges facing the nation are avoidable. With our economic indicators virtually facing south, while our debt to revenue profile has hit 70%, the news that … Read more via “nigeria” – Google...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Break-up not solution to Nigeria’s problems — Osinbajo – The Punch

    The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said there is no truth in the thinking that the different regions of the country would prosper individually if the country breaks up. He said Nigeria needed to learn from the example of Sudan, which … Read more via “nigeria” – Google News –...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics PHOTOS: Police, Shiites clash in Abuja, one killed – Punch Newspapers

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  7. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Twitter reacts as Kemi Olunloyo claims to have worked in CNN for 20 years – Punch Newspapers

    Controversial blogger, Kemi Olunloyo, has set Twitter on fire following claims that she worked at CNN for 20 years. Olunloyo, who was detained for several months last year for alleged criminal defamation, said on Twitter that she was an investigative journalist with CNN from 1994 till 2014. …...
  8. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Improve Nollywood, don’t ban foreign films, Twitter users tell Desmond Elliot – Punch Newspapers

    Nollywood actor and a lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot has called for the federal government to place a ban on foreign films. Elliot made this remark during an interview with HipTV. He likened the banning of foreign films to how the federal government banned...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Deputy commissioner of Police killed in Shiite, police clash – Punch Newspapers

    Protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have shot dead a senior police officer, DCP Umar, who was in charge of Operations at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. Umar was reportedly gunned down as he tried to pacify the rampaging Shi’ite members who disrupted commercial...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari will not Islamise Nigeria, Arewa pastors assure Christians – Punch Newspapers

    The National Chairman, Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country. Richard made this known while briefing newsmen on Pre-swearing-in Prayer Meeting on Saturday in Abuja. Richard...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business Chinese companies’ investments in Nigeria hit $20bn –CCCN – Punch Newspapers

    The quantum of investment in the Nigerian economy by Chinese companies has hit $20bn, the President, China Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria, Mr Ye Shuijin, has disclosed. He explained that the 160 Chinese firms operating in the country had also employed over 200,000 Nigerians, … Read more...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro US hails Nigeria for extraditing alleged Pakistani drug dealer – The Punch

    The United States Department of Justice has commended Nigerian security agents for aiding the arrest and extradition of a Pakistani, Muhammad Khan, said to have been indicted in the US for drug offences and money laundering. The US Consulate General said, in a statement … Read more via...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police delivered N2.5m ransom to my kidnappers – Canadian – Punch Newspapers

    A 52-year-old Canadian, Kyliuk Morris, on Tuesday said policemen in Ogun State assisted him to deliver the N2.5m ransom paid to his kidnappers to regain his freedom. Morris, in a chat with PUNCH Metro in Abeokuta, said his ordeal started when he was abducted by … Read more via Punch...
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports PSG fightback gives Man Utd belief against Barca —Solskjaer – Punch Newspapers

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United’s remarkable recovery to eliminate Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16 has instilled a belief they can also end Barcelona’s European dreams. The Spanish champions travel to Old Trafford on Wednesday for the first leg of their...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Why FG couldn’t achieve 2018 revenue target –Udoma – Punch Newspapers

    The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, explained why the Federal Government could not achieve its 2018 revenue target, stating that some one-off items listed for implementation in the fiscal year could not be actualised. He gave the one-off items to include … Read...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Why Nigerian universities are graduating illiterates – Punch Newspapers

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities called off their strike over pay and conditions, a few days to February 16, 2019 general elections. The strike commenced on November 4, 2018 and had threatened to run through the elections, creating an own goal for the All Progressives … Read more...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I am not afraid of rerun — Lalong – Punch Newspapers

    Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau says he is not jittery over the March 23 Governorship Election Re-run in the state. Lalong expressed this view while speaking with State House correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Six injured as inferno sacks 35 homes in Delta community – Punch Newspapers

    At least 35 families have been reportedly rendered homeless following a fire outbreak in a residential area comprising makeshift buildings at Opi Street in Ugboroke Community in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2CsIfnc Get More...
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    Metro Gunmen kill policeman, NSCDC officer, abduct three INEC staff in Katsina – Punch Newspapers

    Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC adhoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state. The police also announced the killing of a civil defence officer in separate attack while on election duty. The...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Failed prophecies on Buhari, Atiku presidential poll contest – Punch Newspapers

    Many Nigerian pastors and prophecies are like Siamese twins. There is hardly any salient issue they don’t make prophesy on. But most times, the fabulous predictions, usually attributed to inspiration from God, are always inaccurate. The last presidential election received several unsolicited...