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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Law-abiding Citizens Shouldn’t Be Harassed By Regime That Negotiates With Bandits, Terrorists, Says Falana – Sahara Reporters

    Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari administration of human rights violation, stating that a government that negotiates with bandits and terrorists shouldn’t harass law-abiding citizens. Falana was reacting to the invasion of the secretariat of...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ghanaian Court Launches Inquiry Into Billionaire, Lulu Briggs’ Death – Sahara Reporters

    The Kaneshie District Court 2 in Accra, Ghana, has ordered a judicial inquiry into the death of Nigerian billionaire and philanthropist, High Chief Benson Lulu-Briggs of Abonnema, Rivers State..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/30mPJ4h Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Buhari Condemns Attack On Saudi Arabia Oil Facilities – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned drone attacks on two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. The pre-dawn strikes, which happened on Saturday, knocked out more than half of crude output from the world’s top exporter – five per cent of the global oil supply – and cut … Read more via...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ondo PDP, APC Clash Over Akeredolu’s N50bn Bond – Sahara Reporters

    The Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress in Ondo have disagreed over the N50bn bond recently initiated by the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to fund infrastructural development. Akeredolu, who observers claim is eyeing a second term in office, said that he requested the...
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    Politics Traditional Ruler Escapes Attack In Taraba – Sahara Reporters

    Paramount ruler of Yandang chiefdom, Haniel Banti, has escaped an attack by armed men in Taraba State, according to a report by Channels Television. Banti said raised the alarm after he heard the gunmen having a conversation.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/34Isnt3 Get...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police Rescue Abducted Lecturer, Four Still Missing As Kidnappers Invade Abuja – Sahara Reporters

    The police in the Federal Capital Territory has said that it rescued one Abubakar Alkali, a lecturer at Baze University, who was kidnapped on September 8 in Abuja.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2LZj2EW Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Activists Call For Inquiry Into Death Of FUOYE Students – Sahara Reporters

    Human rights activists have called for a probe into the death of two students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, allegedly caused by policemen on the entourage of wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi...... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/34LdWVg Get More...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Electricity Tariff Increase: Nigerians To Pay Over N1 Trillion In 2020 – Sahara Reporters

    Consumers will pay about N1.52 trillion for power next year, going by the recent tariff increase approved by the Federal Government, investigations have shown..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2LzxQep Get more: Nigeria Business News
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Jets Out To Burkina Faso Saturday For ECOWAS Counter-terrorism Summit – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Saturday to attend the one-day Economic Community of West African States Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso...... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2O6zPbP Get More...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerians Attack Popular Critic, Seun Onigbinde, After Appointment By Buhari – Sahara Reporters

    Popular critic and co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, who pulled down his Twitter account after his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as Technical Adviser in the Ministry of Budget and..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2O13e70 Get More Nigeria Metro News
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I Didn’t Congratulate Buhari, Fayose Issues Disclaimer As Ally Governor Wike Salutes President’s Tribunal Victory – Sahara Reporters

    Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says he did not congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the initial victory at the..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/31kEPwY Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Godswill Akpabio Not Returning To Senate As Tribunal Dismisses Petition – Sahara Reporters

    The national and state house of assembly election petitions tribunal,sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has upheld the election ofChristopher Ekpenyong, striking out Senator Godswill Akpabio’spetition.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2ZO1gxh Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria Met 2.3 Million Oil Production Assumption In August, Says IEA – Sahara Reporters

    Nigeria produced more oil than its 2019 budget assumption of 2.3 million, as it registered an output of 2.386 million barrels of oil daily in August 2019, according to the International Energy Agency.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/31jpCwa Get more: Nigeria Business News
  14. Nigeria World News

    World Scientists Discover New Planet With Water – Sahara Reporters

    Astronomers at the University College London, say they have discovered water on a potentially habitable planet. The BBCsaid their findings were published in the Scientific Journal. The scientists believe that up to half of the planet is made up of water. Prof Giovanna Teneti, the lead...
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business Demand For Local Rice Soars As Border Closure Linger – Sahara Reporters

    There has been a surge in the demand for local rice, with millers unable to meet the ‘excess demand’ of Nigerians, an expert has told SaharaReporters. The rice miller, who chose to stay anonymous, said local rice is now like gold but … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Xenophobia: Eight Policemen Arraigned For Maltreating Nigerians –Dabiri-Erewa – Sahara Reporters

    Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that the South African Government had arraigned eight policemen for maltreating Nigerians in that country. Dabiri-Erewa made the disclosure during a programme on Channels Television. … Read more via Sahara...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Stop IMN Planned Procession, IGP Orders Police Commissioners – Sahara Reporters

    The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered Commissioners of Police across the country including the Federal Capital Territory to prevent a planned procession by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria from taking place. The IMN, led by Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, had announced on...
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    Metro One Killed, Seven Students Injured In Bauchi-Jos Road Accident – Sahara Reporters

    One person has been reportedly killed in a road accident along Bauchi-Jos Road in Miri Village following a collision between a commercial vehicle and a car, according to The Nation. The incident occurred on Monday and left seven students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi...
  19. Nigeria World News

    World UN Chief Says Climate Change Fuelling Crisis In Nigeria, Mali, Others – Sahara Reporters

    United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Monday, said that worsening climate conditions is fuelling competition for shrinking resources in the Sahel region of Africa, which includes Northern Nigeria. Speaking in Geneva, Switzerland, at the 42nd session of the...
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    Metro One Killed, Five Injured In Fresh Xenophobic Violence In South Africa – Sahara Reporters

    At least one person has been killed while five others have been injured in fresh xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg, South Africa. This was confirmed by Kay Makhubelthe, spokesperson of Gauteng police, according to news24.com. President, Nigerian Union South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, also...