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One feared dead as herdsmen and Odukpani Community in CRS Clash

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One person has reported died in a clash between Fulani Herdsmen and the Obot Esere community in Odukpani Local Government Area of  Cross River State.

'N Sync's Chris Kirkpatrick and Wife Karly Are Expecting Their first Baby

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We all are watching out for the next generation of ‘N Sync” as “N Sync’s Chris Kirkpatrick and his wife Karly are expecting their first baby. Former member Chris Kirkpatrick's wife Karly Kirkpatrick, formerly Karly Skladany, is pregnant with their first child. They announced the news via a picture of them standing next to a photoshopped movie poster for The Boss Baby displayed over the entrance to a subway.

How EFCC Arrested Medicine Man Over Alleged N45 Million Fraud

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An herbalist have being arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, Oyo State, on Thursday for falsely obtaining N45 million from a victim under the pretence of offering herbal and spiritual healing.

Nigeria’s Economy Is Gradually Bouncing Back-Buhari

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Muhammadu Buhari , the President of Nigeria has described the last farming season as quite good, saying the Nigerian economy is “gradually reviving.” He spoke at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday while receiving in a farewell audience, the outgoing Ambassador of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Fahad Bin Abdullah Sefyan.

President Buhari Approves the deployment of 4 Ambassador-Designates

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The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate deployment of four out of the newly appointed Ambassadors-Designate. This was disclosed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Friday.

2017 List: Top Ten Richest Nigerians

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Popular website Forbes, known for ranking of the richest people in the world has came up with a fresh list of richest people in Nigeria in 2017. In the list, 9 Nigerians made the billionaires club cut with some, just few million dollars away from reaching the benchmark.

How I Made N200,000 on Millsas.com within a week

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Cross River Police arrests 35 year old for allegedly poisoning food in a restaurant

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A 35 year old man named Paul Nchui has being arrested by the Cross River Police Command for allegedly poisoning food at a restaurant in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State.

How God Saved the Life of a Fresh Female Medical Doctor In Calabar after a Car Crash

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A fresh female medical Doctor has explained how God saved her life in a ghastly auto accident where a trailer crushed her Honda Civic with two people inside while she was trying to overtake.

It Is Only Buhari That Can Decide Magu’s fate-AGF

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Abubakar Malimi (SAN), the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has insisted that only President Muhammadu Buhari has the utmost power to determine the fate of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Ortom Blasts Wike, Says More Killings in Rivers Than Benue State

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Samuel Ortom the current Governor of Benue State has replied to his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike for calling him an “unqualified governor”.

Messi Breaks Record to become first player to score 40 goals in 8 straight seasons

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Lionel Messi, a Barcelona superstar has broken record to be the first ever player in football history, to score at least 40 goals for eight consecutive seasons.

How Fake CSP was arrested in Lagos State

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The Lagos State Police has recently nabbed a man for allegedly claiming to be a Chief Superintendent of Police. Lagos State Police spokesman, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect was arrested on Thursday for terrorizing the public in a CSP uniform in Surulere area.

How Man Jumped Into Lagoon, all the way from 3rd Mainland Bridge

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An incident occurred in Lagos as a Medical doctor named Orji Sunday allegedly took flight from Third Mainland Bridge and landed into the lagoon where he drowned. A source revealed that the incident occurred around 4:30 pm on Sunday.

Buhari has an Office at Home where he works-Presidency Reveals

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The Presidency has announced that the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari who recently returned from his 50-day vacation from London, said he has another office in the living room where he performs some of his official duties as the President.

Economist Suggest that CBN May Maintain Lending Rate At 14%

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An economist has suggested that Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may maintain status quo on its monetary policy rates.

NCC Named Best Government Agency in Nigeria

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The Leadership Newspapers has on Saturday Night named the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) as the best government agency in Nigeria and the Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta received the award on behalf of the commission.

BREAKING: Cross River Chief Judge IKpi-Itam Dies At Age 63

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A painful incident happened as the serving Chief Judge of Cross River, Okoi Ikpi-Itam died in the early hours of Saturday morning after a brief illness.

Jennifer Lopez is now Hanging Out with Alex Rodriguez’s Sister (In-Law Things)

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez recently began dating and on Friday, she hung out with his sister, Susy Dunand. The latter, a Miami luxury real estate agent, posted photos of the two on Instagram, including one of them with another woman.

Any Civilian Caught Wearing Military Comouflage Would Be Jailed-Nigerian Army warns

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Brig. General Sani Usman, the Director, army Public Relations has reaffirmed that any civilian who wears the military camouflage would face the law. He said such offence attracted a one-month prison term.

Civil Service Officially Releases List of Successful Candidates for 2017 Interview

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A statement signed by the Chairman of the Federal Civil service Commission, Mustaph Sulaiman made it known that candidates have being shortlisted from the applications received during the commission’s 2016 Recruitment Exercise.

Cross River government Says they would commence feeding 130000 pupils in schools

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The Cross River State Government has revealed its plan to commence the feeding of 130,000 pupils in over 1,000 public schools before the end of April.

Nigerian Police Arrests Man Who Calls Himself “King of Kidnappers”

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A popular notorious Kidnapper called “King Solomon” who had allegedly kidnapped several residents of Festac Town in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos has been docked by the Lagos Police.

4 Die in Recent Sokoto Auto-crash

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Four people died in an accident at the Eastern Bye-Pass in Sokoto City late on Thursday. The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Sokoto State, Mohammed Hamzat, confirmed the development in an interview with NAN on Friday in Sokoto.

Man Bags 1 month jail term for injuring two

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A 27 year old named Torkuma Ver has being sentenced to 1 month imprisonment for allegedly hurting two people, A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday handled the case.

What does Ashley Graham Actually Think About Her Body

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It seems curvy supermodel, Ashley Graham continues to inspire people with her positive body image, like many people, she has had some moments of self-doubt. The 29-year-old, 5'9", size 16 trailblazer, talked about her struggles this week at the Urban Arts Partnership 25th Anniversary Benefit, where she was honored.

A New Numbering Plan Has Being Developed By NCC for Telephone Networks

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A recent development has being made by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) with the aid of a National Numbering Plan (NNP) to set up uniform numbering scheme for easy calls to subscribers and operators.

INEC to Commence Voters Registration from April 2017

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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has announced that the continuous voters’ registration (CVR) will start next month at its 774 offices nationwide up to 2019.

Boko Haram Says they will soon take over Africa in New Video

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Abubakar Shekau, the head of Boko Haram has appeared in a new video released on Friday urging his fighters to persist in their insurgency against democratic governments until the sect takes over most countries in Africa and enthrone Sharia particularly in Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria and Mali.

Nigeria Oil Operators Face Serious Protests Due to non payment of salaries

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Many Nigerian oil contractors held heated talks with Italian oil major Eni over unpaid wages , even though production has been restored following militant attacks in the Niger Delta, with tensions escalating to the point that police were called in.

FG Says Only 214 in the whole Nigeria Pay Tax

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The Federal Government has complained on Thursday during the National economic Council (NEC) meeting that it is in record that only 214 individuals pay tax in Nigeria that has a population of over 180 million. It also regretted that many multinational companies evaded tax payments. The government also expressed concerned over the growing rate and the effects of deforestation in the country even as it received briefings on the current security situation. Revealing that Nigeria has the lowest non-oil tax to GDP at 6%, the government has however enacted a new tax policy which it hoped would block all the loopholes and generate at least $1 billion to government. The new tax scheme which was approved by the National Executive Council, NEC, at its meeting held at the Presidential Villa and presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday was sequel to a presentation made by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun. Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, the…

Buhari Opens Up on Why He didn’t allow governors to visit him in London

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President Muhammadu Buhari, who recently returned from his 50-day medical vacation in London, has revealed why he did not allow Nigerian governors to visit.

Why Aero Sacked Over 60% of Its Workers

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Aero, which is one of the oldest airline in Nigeria that is currently witnessing setbacks, has sacked over 60% off its workers.  It has being noted that not more than 1000, were issued letters of redundancy this week in moves to reduce operational costs.

110 Bureau-de-Change Operators have being approved by CBN to Sell Dollars

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No fewer than 10 Bureau-de-Change operators have being cleared by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to partake in the weekly dollar sale to boost liquidity and support the naira which is weak on the black market.

Senate Refuses to Confirm Magu as EFCC Boss

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Mr. Ibrahim Magu who has served as the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since 2015 has not yet being confirmed by the Nigerian Senate while he was there on Wednesday.

Did Khloe Kardashian Just Throw a “Gold-Themed” Birthday Party for Tristan Thompson?

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As NBA Player and male admirer of Khloe Kardashian turned 26 on the 13th of March, 2017, Khloe Kardashian just threw him a “Gold-Themed” birthday party.

NNPC Denies Allegation that they Spent $11 Million on Staff and Vehicles

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Following the recent allegation that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has spent up to $11 million dollars on staff and cars, the corporate unit, the National Petroleum Investment and Management Services (NAPIMS), denied it spent $9million on staff transfers and $2million on vehicles maintenance.

Medical Doctors In Ondo End Their Strike

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The Ondo State Chapter of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has ended its 4 weeks old strike and ordered its members to resume work tomorrow.

FG Inaugurates Committee to Boost Universal Health Coverage

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The Federal Government through the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole had recently inaugurated a committee that would improve health outcomes and accelerate universal health coverage in Nigeria.

How Police Officer allegedly Shot a Truck Owner dead in Lagos state

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A man identified as Alhaji Dan Jos was on Thursday allegedly shot by a police officer at Tin Can island Port while he was allegedly making an effort to stop another police officer from urinating on his truck.

What Buhari said, After His Arrival to Nigeria

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Here’s the full text President Muhammadu Buhari said, while addressing the nation after arriving Nigeria on Friday morning.

BREAKING: President Buhari Arrives Nigeria on Friday

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The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, who had being on a 50-day vacation has finally arrived Nigeria by 4:00 am on Friday morning.

How 4 People Were Arrested for Allegedly Kidnapping a 6 Year Old Girl in Cross River

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No fewer than 4 people have being nabbed by the Police in Obudu Local Government Area of cross River State over the kidnap of a blind 6 year old girl.

Jennifer Lopez Refuses to Let the Cat Out of the Bag on Drake’s proposal question to her

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Jennifer Lopez a celebrity, who could be willing to disclose anything about her personal life, seems to be hiding a little about Drake’s proposal to her.

I Have No Issues With Sheriff-Makarfi Declares

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Senator Ahmed Makarfi has recently stated that he has no issues with the national chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as being speculated in some quarters.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Still Retain 41st Position in Latest FIFA Rankings

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The latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday has it that the Super Eagles are still retaining the 41st in the world rankings. Nigeria had finished February in the same position and played no games between the last rankings and the current one.

How Vic Mensa, a Ghanaian-American rapper was nabbed by Police for Possessing

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Vic Mensa, a popular Ghanaian-American rapper has being arrested by the Police for allegedly carrying a gun that had no licence. The rapper, whose real name is Victor Kwesi Mensa, was driving when he was pulled over by a stop light.

I Don’t Have Issues with Rihanna, Naomi Cambell Admits

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A fan noticed Naomi Campbell and Rihanna unfollowed each other on social media, so when Campbell appeared on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Tuesday night, the observer decided to get the scoop to see if there was a feud between the two celebrities by asking the Star actress about it.

APC Wishes Osinbajo Happy Birthday as he Clocks 60

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) had congratulated Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the acting President, as he clocks 60 today. The APC, in a statement issued and signed by its National Publicity Secretary,Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, wished the Acting President a happy birthday filled with God's blessings and grace.

BREAKING: Nigerian Custom Officers Allegedly Kill Rice Smugglers in Ogun

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Some operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) have on Wednesday allegedly shot dead a rice smuggler along Siun-Sagamu in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The deceased smuggler was said to be running away from Customs operatives.