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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Border Closure: Ghana And Nigeria Agree On Temporary Import Corridor For Ghanaian Goods – Sahara Reporters

    Nigeria Cameroon border Following a ban on all imports and exports by President Muhammadu Buhari, Ghana and Nigeria have agreed on the creation of a temporary corridor on Nigeria’s western border with..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2BqkQBQ Get more: Nigeria Business News
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro One Out Of Seven Nigerians Use Psychoactive Substance –Gen Buba Marwa – Sahara Reporters

    One out of seven persons in Nigeria between the ages of 15 and 64 years use at least one psychoactive substance as against global average of one in 20. This was revealed by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug… Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business N98.82m Fake Banknotes Detected In 2018 –CBN – Sahara Reporters

    The Central Bank of Nigeria on Wednesday said a total of 119,663 pieces of counterfeit notes with a nominal value of N98.82m was recorded in 2018, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. The bank said this in the Currency Operations 2018 Annual Report, posted on its website. … Read more...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Despite Buhari’s Visit, Another Nigerian Killed In South Africa – Sahara Reporters

    Weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari visited South Africa in the wake of xenophobic attacks on African migrants including Nigerians, another Nigerian, Ikenna Otugo, was on Tuesday killed in the former apartheid nation. Acting Chairman of Nigerian Union, South Africa, in the Kwazulu Natal...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Osinbajo: How State Governments Can Tax Nigerians, Generate More Revenues – Sahara Reporters

    Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo The Guardian Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has challenged states in Nigeria toexplore ways of increasing their internal revenue generation andboosting thei..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2Ba2rsJ Get More Nigeria Political...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Daniel Fakoya, 18, To Spend 15 Years In UK Prison For Firearms Offences – Sahara Reporters

    Daniel Fakoya, 18, of Priory Court, E17 was sentenced to 15 years in jail and a further three years on the licence, following a hearing at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, 11 October..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/35vucd8 Get more World News
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Son Kills Parents Over Dog Dispute, Gets Life Imprisonment – Sahara Reporters

    A son who confessed to killing both of his parents in a row about his dog has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Sergey Koudryavtsev, 48, phoned the police three days after fatally stabbing his parents with.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2OKgf5h Get more World News
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Over N177trn Laundered Outside Nigeria Since Independence -The Economist – Sahara Reporters

    A report by The Economist said $582bn or N177.5trn has been laundered from Nigeria since 1960. The report was citing an estimate by United Kingdom-based think-tank, Chatham House..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2Vzh9TJ Get more: Nigeria Business News
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business World Bank Reduces Nigeria’s Growth Forecast By 0.1 Per Cent – Sahara Reporters

    The World Bank on Wednesday revised Nigeria’s economic growth for 2019 from 2.1 to 2.0 per cent. A report by Reuters said that the revision was made in the institution’s ‘Africa’s Pulse report for October. The New York-based global lender had in April predicted that the largest economy in …...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerians In America Now Pay $200 Egunje For E-passport And Beg For Visa To Visit Naija By Churchill Okonkwo – Sahara Reporters

    In the United States, the Nigerian embassies in Atlanta and Washington DC have mysteriously run out of e-passport booklets. Thus, Nigerians coming home for 2019 Christmas are given appointment dates in March 2020 for e-passports in New York. This is technically telling thousands of Nigerians...
  11. Nigeria World News

    World EXCLUSIVE: Without Nigeria’s Support, Our Freedom Would Have Come At Greater Cost, Says South Africa’s President – Sahara Reporters

    President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Thursday night said that without the support of Nigeria, the country’s freedom would have come at a far greater cost..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2LJkgoN Get more World News
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics We Won’t Make Any Progress Without Restructuring –Edwin Clark – Sahara Reporters

    Elder statesman, Edwin Clark, has said that Nigeria as an entity won’t make any meaningful progress without being restructured. Clark, who was a guest on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, believes that restructuring the country will help address its many … Read more...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Hate Speech No Longer Tolerated, Says Buhari – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has warned promoters of hate speech in the country to desist from such actions or get ready to face the consequences. Buhari gave the warning on Tuesday in his Independence Day speech … Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2ntIfiB Get More Nigeria...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UNIBEN Cancels Students’ Symposium Aimed At Discussing ‘Revolution’ – Sahara Reporters

    The management of the University of Benin on Monday cancelled a symposium for students titled “Is Nigeria ripe for a revolution?” The event was organised by students of the Department of International Studies. ... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2o3pZMy Get More Nigeria...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How Sowore Predicted Long Ago That DSS Would Not Let Him Go –Segun Adeniyi – Sahara Reporters

    A former spokesperson for late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Olusegun Adeniyi, has said that pro-democracy campaigner and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, predicted long ago that the Department of State Services would not obey the court order for his release. In a tweet, Adeniyi …...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics DSS Still Holding Sowore Hours After Fulfilling Bail Condition, Prevents Falana From Seeing Him – Sahara Reporters

    The Department of State Services has continued to hold on to pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, despite fulfilling his bail condition. Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, in Abuja, had on Tuesday ordered the DSS to release the activist on bail. Sowore had since fulfilled...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EXCLUSIVE: How I Found Out I Had Been Granted Bail -Sowore – Sahara Reporters

    Details have emerged as to how pro-democracy campaigner and Convener of RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore, found out that he had been granted bail on Tuesday by the Federal High Court in Abuja. Sowore was granted bail by Justice Taiwo Taiwo on the … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    Metro ‘They threw me on a cold floor and locked the door’ – details of Sowore’s first conversation with DSS - The Cable

    Omoyele Sowore, convener pf #RevolutionNow Movement, says he was rough handled by operatives of the Department of State Services at the time of his arrest in August. The DSS had picked up Sowore in Lagos ahead of the planned nationwide #RevolutionNow protest. In the transcript of DSS...
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    Metro First photos of Femi Falana, Deji Adeyanju, others from the arraignment of Omoyele Sowore by DSS - LIB

    Omoyele Sowore is scheduled to be arriagned to this morning at the Federal H/Court in Abuja by the Department of State Security (DSS). Sowore's lawyer, Femi Falana and his team were spotted in court waiting for the arrival of the judge. While Deji Adeyanju and other activists are within the...
  20. Nigeria World News

    World Facebook Removes Thousands Of Applications From Platforms – Sahara Reporters

    Facebook’s 22.4millon Nigerian users will see some of the applications they are used to suspended or removed, as the firm continues to improve its privacy status. In a blog post seen by the GuardianUK, the United States-based social platform, said it had suspended tens of thousands of apps...