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    Metro Coronavirus: Catholic Church in Lagos suspends sprinkling of ‘holy water’, handshakes during mass - Nairaland
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    Metro Lagos coronavirus patient ‘laments heat and mosquitoes, threatens to escape’ - The Cable
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    Metro PHOTOS: How travellers undergo screening for coronavirus at Lagos airport - The Cable

    Health officials at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos are conducting screening on passengers arriving the country from different parts of the world, amid the outbreak of coronavirus. The disease which first broke out in China in December has affected over 80,000 people across the...
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    Metro TIPS: Seven things to do now that coronavirus is in Nigeria - The Cable

    On Thursday, the Lagos state government and the federal ministry of health confirmed the first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. The novel case was found in an Italian on a business visit to Lagos, Nigeria. He has since been quarantined and is being managed at the Infectious...
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    Metro Court okays probe of Ambode over purchase of 820 buses - The Cable

    Akinwunmi Ambode, former governor of Lagos state, has lost his bid to stop lawmakers from probing him over the purchase of 820 buses ‘for reform project’ during his administration. Ambode had instituted the suit against the state house of assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, its speaker, and A.A. Sanni...
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    Metro PHOTOS: Buhari holds meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP - The Cable

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    Video Nigeria News Today - Senate introduces bill to create agency for repentant Boko Haram members

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    Metro The Zamfara girls inspiring their peers to choose education over marriage - The Cable

    At the age of six, Haansa’u Ashiru, like most of the girls in her community at Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state, was yet to see the four walls of a classroom. During school hours, she spent her time hawking wares around Dajin Yamma where she hails from, and on other occasions, she...
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    Metro Sanusi: The north will destroy itself if it doesn’t change - The Cable

    Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, says the north will “destroy itself if it doesn’t change”. The emir spoke on Monday at the Kaduna state government house during a programme to commemorate the 60th birthday celebration of Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna. Sanusi said as a leader, repeating...
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    Politics PHOTOS: Douye Diri receives certificate of return as Bayelsa governor-elect - The Cable

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a certificate of return to Diri Douye as governor-elect of Bayelsa state. Douye received the certificate of return from Rose Oriaran-Anthony, INEC secretary, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. Also presented with a...
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    World WHO declares global emergency as Coronavirus’ death toll rises to 170 in China - The Cable

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared a global emergency on Coronavirus as the death toll from the disease has risen to 170 in China. WHO made the declaration on Thursday, saying the disease now represents a risk beyond China, where it emerged last month. In a series of tweets...
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    Metro Nigeria ranked fourth most corrupt country in West Africa on TI corruption index - The Cable

    Nigeria has dropped two places on the 2019 corruption perception index published by Transparency International. According to the report which was released on Thursday, Nigeria is now ranked 146 out of the 180 countries considered. The country scored 26 out of 100 points, a drop from the 27...
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    Metro Police officer ‘who rejected N6m bribe’ named 2019 Integrity Icon'- Nairaland

    Francis Erhabor, the divisional police officer of Itam, Akwa Ibom state police command, has received the 2019 Integrity Icon award for rejecting a N6 million bribe to compromise the security system while he was a pipeline commander in Edo. The Integrity Icon summit & award is organised by...
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    Business TIN only for individual business accounts, no VAT on pads… 15 ways new finance bill will change Nigeria - Nairaland

    The finance bill signed by President Muhammadu Buhari will affect Nigeria’s economic space in more ways than one. Checks by TheCable showed that the bill amends 80 provisions across the companies income tax, petroleum profits tax, personal income tax, value-added tax, customs and excise duties...
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    Metro Man arrested for using phone line previously owned by Buhari’s daughter sues DSS - The Cable

    Anthony Okolie, the man who was arrested for using a phone line previously owned by Hanan, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has sued her and the Department of State Services (DSS) for N500m, according to The Punch. Okolie was reportedly arrested in July in Asaba, Delta state, and spent...
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    Metro PHOTOS: Fela’s statue pulled down from Allen roundabout two years after inauguration by Ambode - The Cable

    On this day, October 15, which would have been Fela’s 79th birthday, the government and people of Lagos state celebrate Fela with the unveiling of this liberation statue. It has been 20 years since he passed on but the memories he left us with remain evergreen. Today, we celebrate a man who...
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    Metro Lagos principal: How I defiled twin students, impregnated one - The Cable

    S0amson Adeyemo, a principal of a secondary school in Lagos, has admitted before an Ikeja special offences court that he had sexual relationships with two 17-year-old twin students of his school. Adeyemo, 41, who resides at 8, Odesanya street, Abule Egba, Lagos, is the principal of Legati...
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    Metro EXTRA: Church’s accountant bags 18-year jail term for stealing tithe and offering - The Cable

    A federal high court in Yola, Adamawa state, has sentenced Ibrahim Aku, accountant of the Church of Brethren in Nigeria, to 18 years in prison for fraud. Nathan Musa, the judge, gave the order while ruling on a six-count charge filed against the accused, on Monday. The Economic and Financial...
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    Politics Amid backlash, Aisha Buhari tweets video of daughter waving inside presidential jet- The Cable

    Aisha Buhari, the first lady, on Monday tweeted a video of Hanan, one her daughters, waving at a crowd from the presidential jet. The 55 seconds clip, accompanied with a musical background, showed Hanan capturing the culture of Bauchi people. Hanan’s use of one of the aircraft in the...
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    Metro You represent waste of the past’ — APC blasts Atiku - The Cable

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his party, represent the “wasted past” that Nigerians have chosen to correct. The ruling party said this in reaction to Atiku’s charge to the PDP on rebuilding itself rather than...