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    Metro Obasanjo Tipped David Umahi As Next Igbo President - The Sun News

    Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has described Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, as an administrator par excellence and tipped him as a strong candidate when Igbo would produce Nigeria’s president. Speaking to a delegation of Igbo leaders and Seriki Hausa, led by Eze Lawrence Eze...
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    Metro Genius Who Had 9 A1s In WASSCE, 332 In JAMB/UTME Barred From Studying Medicine In UNILAG. See Why - The Sun News

    When David Okorogheye of Starfield College, Fagba, Iju, Lagos was preparing for the May/June 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), there were high hopes that by October he would be in the university. With the...
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    Business 20% Import Adjustment Tax killing pharmaceuticals sector –Obi – The Sun News

    Jerry Last year, the Federal Government reintroduced a 20 percent duty on all imported drugs which it tagged Import Adjustment Tax. It said the move was to assist local manufacture of drugs in the country. The industry instantly became divided. While some industry players hailed the …...
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    Sports Ahmed Musa targets perfect opener for Nigeria – The Sun News

    Ahmed Musa said Super Eagles must target six points, if they are to qualify from the group of death at the World Cup, but he may not play too big a role to start with. The Leicester City winger, who is joined in the Super Eagles...... read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2MrHQVh Get...
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    Metro Benue killings: We’ll never cede our land to Fulani herdsmen –Shuluwa – The Sun News

    A first class traditional ruler in Benue State, Chief Abu King Shuluwa, has vowed that the Tiv will never cede any part of their land to the Fulani herdsmen, no matter the intimidation. Shuluwa, who … Read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2yb17r8 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Fayose sacks 2 board members – The Sun News

    Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has sacked two members of the board of the state Teaching Service Commission, Chief Gabriel Falayi and Chairman, Governing Council of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Prof. Babajide Alo. Their sack … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    Business NSE: Seplat, Mobil lift market cap up by N117bn – The Sun News

    Following positive sentiment by investors in Oil stocks, trading activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), yesterday sustained its bull run as market capitalization rose by N117 billion to close at N14.188 trillion. Owing to significant interests … Read more via The Sun...
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    Business Glo subscribers rise to 39.5m in April – The Sun News

    Mobile service provider, Globacom, has grown its subscriber base by about 400,000 from 39,042,979 in March to 39,523,811 in April, 2018 This was contained in the latest sector report published on the website of the telecom industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The...
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    Metro Unbelievable: 158 million Nigerians live bellow N720 per day – The Sun News

    The National Population Commission (NPC) recently informed the world that Nigeria has a population of 198 million. Now, if that figure is anything to go by, it means that 158.40 million Nigerians, about 80 per cent of this … Read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2JRtRtt Get More...
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    Metro 14 years after, Egbo family wants Bayelsa govt to return seized land – The Sun News

    For years now, poverty and squalor have been the companions of the Egbo family from Kpansia in Yenagoa Local Government area of Bayelsa State. But the family believes that, ordinarily, it should have absolutely no … Read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2sXCoAE Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro Ekiti declares Tuesday, June 12 public holiday – The Sun News

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared Tuesday, June 12 ,2018 a public holiday in honour of the winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential Election, the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. In a statement issued on Monday in Ado Ekiti, and signed by his Chief … Read more...
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    Metro Sharia law: Niger revokes licenses of liquor dealers, destroys N28m worth of alcohol – The Sun News

    Worried by the indiscriminate sales of alcohol in the state, Niger state government has revoked the licenses issued to liquor dealers throughout the state. The state government said it decision to revoke the license was informed by the refusal of liquor dealers to adhere … Read more via...
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    Congo Ebola outbreak: WHO records 62 cases, 27 deaths – The Sun News

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said they have recorded 62 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during this latest outbreak, with 38 confirmations and 27 deaths. Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response of WHO, Dr Peter Salama reported in...
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    Minna Prison incident, not jail break – NPS – The Sun News

    Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Mr Francis Enobore, says the unfortunate incident at Minna Medium Security Prison is an attack, not jail break. Enobore disclosed this, on Thursday, in Abuja. “Perhaps educating the members of the public on the different terms...
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    Nigeria, Ghana top world abortion pill searches -Report – The Sun News

    Global online searches for abortion pills have more than doubled over the last decade with Nigeria and Ghana being the two countries with the highest search interest in Misoprostol, according to the Google data. The findings also suggest that in … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    APC has no hand in Senator Abaribe’s recall, says Mascot Kalu – The Sun News

    Chief Mascot Uzor kalu was the Chief of Staff to a former governor of Abia State. Presently, he is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. But he wants to represent Aba North/Aba South in the House of Representatives in … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    FG rakes in N30bn from VAIDS – The Sun News

    The Federal Government on Wednesday, disclosed it raked in over N30 billion from the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), a tax amnesty programme that ends on June 30. The Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, who made … Read more via...
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    14.5m farmers received quality seeds –NASC – The Sun News

    National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) has disclosed that over 14.5 million farmers have, so far, benefited from quality seeds from 2012 till date, to boost agriculture. Director General of NASC, Dr Phillips Ojo, said the Federal Government will employ, at least, three persons from …...
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    Traders count losses as fire razes New Benin Market – The Sun News

    A night fire has destroyed goods and property worth millions of naira at the popular New Benin market in Benin City, Edo State. The fire, which reportedly started at about 7:25pm, on Sunday, razed down over 25 shops at the market. Traders mostly affected … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    Fayose calls for prayers for Bamidele, others, suspends PDP campaign for 3 days – The Sun News

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has called for three days of fasting and prayer for the All Progressives Congress (APC) former governorship aspirant, Hon. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele (MOB) and others that were hit by bullets fired by a trigger-happy policeman at the APC secretariat, on...
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