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2019: I Would Disrupt Nigeria’s Budgeting Process – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday unveiled his plans for Nigeria if elected as president in next year’s election, promising to offer a matching grant of $250 million each to the 36 States of the federation to challenge them to enhance their internally generated revenue (IGR). Delivering a lecture entitled, ...

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Replies Nigerians Attacking Her Over Her Comment To Hillary Clinton

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has reacted to the backlash she has suffered from Nigerians following her comment to Hillary Clinton. While interviewing the former first lady at a PEN World Voices Festival lecture at the Cooper Union in Manhattan on Sunday night, Chimamanda who is well known for her stance on ...

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Man Tortured And Raped 11-year-old Girl For One Week Then Killed Her After Failing To Sell Her Off To Paedophile Gangs

  A tilefitting contractor identified as Harshsahai Gurjar has been arrested for the murder of a 30-year-old woman and her 11-year-old daughter in Surat, India. The accused, 27, had tortured and raped the 11-year-old girl for at least a week before killing her. According to Indian media, the man had ...

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Nigerian Man, Two Brazilians Arrested In India With 2.650 Litres Of Liquid Cocaine Concealed In Condoms

  The Indian Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has busted an international drugs smuggling racket and seized condoms filled with liquid cocaine. Two Brazilians and a Nigerian were arrested by the agency from a guest house in the Paharganj area of central Delhi on April 16, as part of an intelligence-based ...

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I Didn’t Buy My Result, I Got It Through Hardwork, Commitment And Sacrifice – Korede Bello

According to Korede bello- I initially didn’t want to post this for many reasons but I was wrong on all counts. I’d be doing millions of young people and my peers a disservice by not boldly putting it out there that impossiblity is a myth; you can be Talented and ...

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Facebook Deletes 1.9m Terror Related Posts In 3-months

Social network giant, Facebook found and removed 1.9 million social-media posts by the Islamic State and al Qaeda terrorists during the first three months of 2018, using new anti-terror algorithms. “In Q1 (first quarter) we took action on 1.9 million pieces of ISIS [Islamic State terror group, outlawed in Russia] ...

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Xerona Duke And Dj Caise Wedding Aso Ebi Reportedly Cost N225k

This is according to journalist and Society Editor at City People Magazine, Omotayo Fajorin.

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Staff Of University Of Agriculture, Benue Shot Dead By Fulani Herdsmen Along Lafia-makurdi Road

Mr. Isaac Egbunu, the Directorate of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State was shot dead by Fulani herdsmen around 4pm on Sunday. According to reports, the incident occurred at Kadroko, along Lafia – Makurdi road, on his way back from Jos. Ukan Kurugh wrote: ...

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Chika Ike, Her Hermes Bag And Gucci Bracelet Jet Out In First Class

When you are big, you are big… The Nollywood actress sure knows how to enjoy life!

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Photos: Police, Shiite Protesters Clash Again In Abuja

Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) today again clashed with members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites in Abuja. The group was protesting the prolonged detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The protesters during the clash with the security agents in Maitama area of Abuja, ...

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I Didn’t Force Any Players To Sign Contracts – Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has denied a report alleging that he was forcing players of the national team to sign contracts with a particular agency in exchange for the 2018 World Cup spots. An online medium on April 11 stated that , “There are rumours that Rohr has joined ...

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Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo Wants To Know How Nigerian Youths Can Be Made To Vote During Elections Just As They Voted Massively During #bbnaija

Gombe state governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, has joined other Nigerians to congratulate #BBNaija winner, Miracle Ikechukwu, for winning the 2018 Big Brother Naija show. He is asking how Nigerian youths can be made to vote during elections just the way they voted during BBNaija. Any Ideas?  

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Photos From The Naming Ceremony Of Comedian, Akpororo’s Twins

The naming ceremony of comedian Akpororo’s twins, a boy and girl, took place yesterday April 22nd. The babies were named Favor and Faith. Congrats to them. See more photos below

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Dino Melaye Has Been Arrested ?

Dino Melaye just announced via his twitter handle that he has been arrested. He wrote   ”I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Govt after checking in”.   Recall he ...

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Pogba Backed To Win The Ballon D’or By ‘friend’ Ronaldinho

  The Brazil idol has no doubts over the Man Utd midfielder’s talent, but believes he must respect his manager in order to reach his full potential. Brazilian football great Ronaldinho has tipped Manchester United’s Paul Pogba to win the Ballon d’Or – if he pays attention to manager Jose ...

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Wenger Hits Out At ‘hurtful’ Arsenal Fans Over Lack Of Unity

The long-serving Frenchman is to step down at the end of the season and has taken the opportunity to condemn those who have made his job difficult Arsene Wenger has condemned “hurtful” Arsenal fans over a perceived lack of unity during a testing period for him and the club. The ...

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Hosts Nigerian Entertainers In Lagos (Photos)

Last night, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo received a number of leading icons of the entertainment industry on an informal interaction in Lagos where they discussed a few industry based concerns issues.   The entertainers, Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Waje, Ice Prince, Kevin Orifa, Kamal Ajiboye, Mo Abudu, Dolapo Oni Sijuade and others were in ...

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Photos: Lagos State Unveils New Statue Of Chief Gani Fawehinmi In Ojota

Moments ago, the Lagos State Government unveiled a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, sited at the beautiful park in Ojota named after the late legal luminary and human rights advocate as part of activities to celebrate the late activist’s 80th posthumous birthday.   The State’s Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde said the ...

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PDP To President Buhari: ”Your CHOGM Trip Was A Colossal Waste”

Read the press statement from PDP below President Buhari’s attendance of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in United Kingdom, which came at huge cost to the nation, was a colossal waste.   Nigerians are not surprised that the President returned last night, empty handed and with no tangible ...

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill 10 In Fresh Benue Attack

At least 10 residents were killed when suspected armed herdsmen invaded Saghev Ward in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.   The state government confirmed the attack and the casualty figure on Saturday in a statement by Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom.   ...

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