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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    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 – Get More...
  2. 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 – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  3. 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 – Get More...
  4. 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 – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. 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 – Get More Nigeria Political News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    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 – Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. 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 – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  8. 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...
  9. 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 –...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    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...
  13. 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...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    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 President, Nigerian Union South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, also...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Government Debunks Abuja Explosion Report –

    The Nigerian Government has debunked claims that a bomb explosion occurred at the South African High Commission in Abuja on Saturday. In a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the video of the purported bomb explosion … Read...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Governor Wike Suspends Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board Despite Claim Rivers Is Christian State – Sahara Reporters

    The Vice President-General of Jamaatu Nasril Islam, (JNI), AlhajiAbubakar Orlu, has explained why Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,suspended the state’s Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Drivers Cry Out: Kidnappers Have Returned To Kaduna-Abuja Expressway – Sahara Reporters

    Tension and apprehension have returned to the Kaduna-Abuja expressway following the renewed rise of activities of bandits with reports of killings and kidnapping of many people for.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigerians Are Not Criminals, Ezekwesili Tells South Africa –

    Former Minister of Education and Convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, Oby Ezekwesili, has corrected the notion that Nigerians are mostly criminals and drugs peddlers in South Africa. Ezekwesili, while speaking during a special panel to address xenophobia at the World Economic Forum...
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business Ten Companies Have Applied For 50 Per cent Tax Cuts To Build Infrastructures, Fowler Reveals – Sahara Reporters

    Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Tunde Fowler, told Reuters on Wednesday that over 10 indigenous firms have applied to have their taxes halfed in order to help the country bridge its infrastructure deficit. Fowler said this would initially cause cuts in revenue...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Xenophobia: UN Chief Condemns ‘Acts Of Violence’ Against Foreigners – Sahara Reporters

    United Nations Secretary-General, António  Guterres, has “strongly condemned” the renewed wave of “acts of violence” against foreigners and their property in parts of South Africa. Guterres’ message was conveyed by his spokesperson, Mr Stéphane Dujarric, at a news briefing at the UN...