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Dede Mabiaku Abandons Interview after Buhari's Media Aide Asked Him to Shut Up

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Dede Mabiaku had on Monday left an interview on Lagos Talks FM 93:1 after the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina asked him to "SHUT UP" during an interactive argument.

There Would Be Nothing Like Padding of 2017 Budget-Senator Na'Allah

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Senator Bala Na'Allah, the Deputy Leader of the Senate has on Tuesday given an assurance that any attempt to pad the 2017 Budget would be resisted.

Rooney and Ashley Young Are Staying at Machenster United-Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho, the Manchester United Coach has stated that Wayne Rooney and Ashley Young are going nowhere ahead of the January transfer deadline.

CP Delta state warns Herdsmen against attack on Farmers

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The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim has warned herdsmen to desist from their deadly activities or be ready to face the law.

No admission For Students without Farming Interests-FG

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has stated that Federal Government has henceforth banned the admission of students who do not have farming interests into its Universities of Agriculture.

Bukola Saraki Advises Nigerian Youths to Take Advantage of Agro-Finance Law

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The Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Bukola Saraki has urged youths in Nigeria to take advantage of the Agriculture-Finance Bill that was recently passed by the senate in order for them to improve in their agriculture business.

Pac-Man Founder, Masaya Nakamura Dies at 91

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Video Game Company, Bandai Namco has announced that its founder which released cult game Pac-Man has passed away at the age of 91.

"You Would Receive salaries before month End"-Dickson Assures Bayelsa Civil Servants

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The Governor of Bayelsa state, Mr. Seriake Dickson has recently assured Bayelsa state civil servants that they would get their monthly salaries before the end of the month.

20 Die as Boko Haram Open Fire on Motorists in Borno

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At least twenty people have reportedly died on Monday after Boko Haram insurgents opened fire on a convoy of motorists travelling under military escort in the northeast.

Custom Boss explains how His Men seized almost 50 Boxes Containing Pump-action Rifles in Lagos

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Hammed Alli, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has on Monday stated that operatives of NCS had intercepted 49 boxes that contained 661 pieces of pump action rifles in Lagos State.

SERAP Tells Buhari to Refer SGF Lawal's Case to EFCC and ICPC

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In an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged him to use his good office and leadership position to urgently refer the allegations of corruption against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babchir Lawal to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent corrupt Practices and other Related offences commission (ICPC) for further investigation and if there is relevant and sufficient admissible evidence, for him to face prosecution.

Nigerians Should Pray For Buhari, Instead of Wishing Him Death

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Former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole has on Saturday shunned people wishing President Muhammadu Buhari death.

British Prime Minister Disagrees with Trump's immigration Policy

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Few days after a courtesy visit with Donald trump, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May has disagreed with trump's immigration restriction policies.

Apostle Suleman to appear before DSS with About 30 Lawyers

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Apostle Johnson Suleman, the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide has been invited by the department of state Services to appear at its National Headquarters in Abuja.

BREAKING NEWS: Wife of Nigeria's Sports Minister is dead

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung has announced that he lost his wife.  Solomon Dalung stated this on his Facebook Page on Sunday morning.

Customs Agents accuses Terminal Operators & Shipping Firms of economic Sabotage

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The National President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANCLA), Olayiwole Shittu has accused shipping companies and terminal operators of sabotaging companies and terminal operators of sabotaging the Nigerian economy by charging fees that are unjustifiable thereby increasing the cost of doing business at the nation's ports in favour of other countries.

Fire Guts Market in Onitsha, Over 300 Shops Affected

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Late on Friday night, fire razed in some parts of Glorious Market Onitsha, Sokoto Road close to River Niger, Anambra state, over 300 shops were affected.

Lagos@ 50, Ambode, Lai Mohammed, Osoba and Others Celebrate

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The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba on Friday were at the maiden Rasheed Gbademosi Art Exhibition, which is part of the activities to celebrate Lagos at 50 which was held at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Victoria Island.

US Commences Implementation of Donald Trump's order To Detain arrivals from Islamic Countries

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As early as Friday night, after the US president Donald Trump ordered the halting of Muslim arrivals, the airport officials had immediately started the implementation of Trump's order to suspend entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days and indefinitely halt the admission of refugees from Syria.

Kogi APC Alleges Yahaya Bello squandered over 200 Billion within A year As Governor

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The leadership of the All Progressive Congress has made some sensitive allegations against the executive Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello that he has squandered money as a Governor.

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Disagrees with Trump On the Deportation of Immigrants From US

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The founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has disagreed with the President of the United States of america, Donald Trump on his plan to deport all immigrants from the United States.

Mother Abandons Child in Motherless Babies Home and Marries Another man

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Paul Jubril, a 34-year old jail returnee has alleged that his wife Blessing Ochonogor dumped his daughter and went to live with another man.

BREAKING NEWS: John Hurt Dies At 77

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Veteran British Actor named John Hurt has reportedly died at the age of 77. This was confirmed by his agent, Charles McDonald on Saturday saying he died on Friday in London.

YALA FISHING AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2017 BY ERIACY CONFIDENCE

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Here is detailed history of the Yala fishing and cultural festival, as written by a son of the soil from Yala Local Government of Cross River state, Nigeria-Eriacy Confidence.

Armed Men Burst In High Court in Owerri to Rescue Notorious Kidnapper from Court

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A surprising event happened on Friday morning at the Owerri High Court as unknown gunmen busted into the Owerri court and were shooting sporadically in a bid to rescue a notorious kidnapping kingpin, Henry Chibueze aka Vampire and two others.

94 Graduate with First Class at UNN

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Professor Benjamin Ozumba has on Friday announced that 94 out of 10,494 graduands bagged first class honors.

Nigerian Customs donates seized helicopters To NAF At Lagos Airport

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The Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command of the Nigerian Customs Service has on Friday handed over 2 seized civil models Bell Helicopter imported into Nigeria by unknown people to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

Ontario Oil Boss, Wagbatsoma has been sentenced to 10 years in prison Over Fuel Subsidy Fraud

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Mr. Walter Wagbatsoma, the Chairman of Ontario Oil and Gas Limited and also the Managing Director of the oil company, Adaoha Ugo-Nnadi, have been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment over fuel subsidy fraud.

Shell Wins Court case Against Niger Delta Pollution Claims

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A UK court has ruled in favour of Anglo-Dutch oil giant, Shell on Thursday in a case brought by residents of Niger Delta over oil spillage in the region.

New Music: “Hearken Unto Me” by Nene Uko

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Gospel musical artist, Nene Uko better known as NeneSoulDiva is out with a mind touching official prayer song for 2017 titled “Hearken Unto Me".

7 Die, Others Injured as Two Vehicles Collide in Katsina

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No fewer than 7 persons have being confirmed dead in a road accident involving two vehicles at Fanga village along Katsina/Kano road on Wednesday evening.

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will warn You About sending sensitive Data over Malicious Connections

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Tech firms Google and Mozilla are taking in new steps to warn internet users about sites that are vulnerable to hacking.

President Donald Trump Orders Construction Of Border Wall

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The President of the United States, Donald Trump has on Wednesday started plans to commence the construction of the border wall.

Rangers International FC, Enugu Says They Want to Start Bread Production

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The Rangers International Football Club, Enugu has revealed its plan to start production of its branded bread called “Rangers Bread” and other flour confectionery products in Enugu Metropolis.

Afenifere Shuns Buhari For Claiming Babachir Isn’t Corrupt

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Afenifere, the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organization has shunned President Muhammadu Buhari for clearing the allegations against the Secretary to the state Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal.

Google Makes Plan to Bring AI to Raspberry Pi

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Google is making plans to bring Artificial Intelligence to Raspberry pi, a series of credit card-sized single-board computers developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools and in developing countries.

Police Arrests 3 in Calabar Over the Killing of a Security Man

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Three suspected persons accused to be responsible for the stabbing of one David Agama, a Chief Security Officer of the Cross River State Cultural Centre Board has being arrested by the police.

Two Suicide Bomb Attack Hits Maiduguri

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Two suicide bombers have on Wednesday hit Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. According to a witness, the first blast occurred around 2 am, while the second came at about 5:30 am.

Robot Olympics: 7 students to represent Nigeria In The Competition

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7 senior secondary school students selected from public and private secondary schools in Lagos state are set to represent Nigeria in the FIRST Global Robots Olympic to hold in Washington DC.

Research Shows How massive Fake Accounts Are present on Twitter

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A recent research has shown that over 350 thousand twitter accounts are fake. Meaning that they are being used to fake follower numbers, send spam messages and boost interest in trending topics.

BREAKING: Obudu and Tivs Engage In War

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A source has revealed that there has being a resumption of a longtime war between the people of Obudu of Cross River State and neighboring Tivs in Benue State.

NCC says Active Telecoms Subscribers Rose to 154.5 Million In December

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The Nigerian Communications Commission has stated that active users of telecommunications services in Nigeria had risen to 154,529,780 as at December 2016.

NLC Tells FG to Stop Killings in Southern Kaduna

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The Nigerian Labour Congress via the NLC President, Mr. Ayuba Wabha has urged the Federal Government to stop the killings in Southern Kaduna.

Head Teacher Disgraced, Flogged For Allegedly Raping Female Students

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A Kenyan Head teacher named Willy Kiprop has being openly disgraced over an alleged case of defiling three high school girls that were to be protected by him in Kapsaos, Uasin Gishu area of Kenya.

NIBSS Supports Ban on Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies

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The Managing Director and CEO of the Nigerian Interbank settlement System (NIBSS) Mr. Ade Shonubi has backed up recent decision of the Central bank of Nigeria to ban the use of Bitcoins and other virtual currencies in the country.

GOC Orders Soldiers to deal With Cultists, Killer Herdsmen and Violent Agitators In Anambra State

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The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Adamu Abubakar on Thursday while he visited 34 Brigade Owerri where he was briefed by the brigade Commander, Brigadier General Kay Ishiaku on Thursday and also in 302 artillery General regiment and 14 Riesa Engineer Regiment Onitsha, urged officers and soldiers of units to remain resolute and committed to their duties.

Nigeria and Ukraine to Make Collaborations in Science and Technology

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Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of science and Technology at a meeting with the Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Valeri Aleksandruk stated that as Nigeria is determined to diversify its economy, commercializing of research by scientists in the country would really help.

Policemen Allegedly Shoots UNIOSUN Student

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An incident occurred at Oke Baala area of Osogbo, Osun state capital as some policemen on mofty wears allegedly opened fire on some students that were playing ball at the Osun State University (UNIOSUN) on Saturday.

Man Forfeits $310,500 To FG For Not Able To defend It

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A traveler named Efosa Eriamtoe has being asked to forfeit the sum of $310,500 to the federal Government for failing to defend his $310,500 to the authorities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

NCC Begins Enforcement of N5 Million Fine over Unsolicited SMS from Network Operators

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The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said that it has commenced the enforcement of the Do Not Disturb (DND) code which ensures that Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) would stop sending unsolicited messages to their respective subscribers.