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Livescore: Latest Premier League results for Week 36 [Sunday], 2017/2018 EPL scores

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Sunday sees Arsenal travel to Manchester United in the Premier League.

2019: Obasanjo is not God, he can’t decide my fate – Atiku and obasanjo

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has maintained that former President Olusegun Obasanjo cannot stop him from becoming the next President of the country.

Dino Melaye: How Reno Omokri, Ben Bruce reacted to result of senator’s failed recall

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Reno Omokri, former aide, to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan and Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Bruce, have reacted separately to the failed attempt to recall Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi West Senatorial District.

Truly: Nigerians are going through difficulties – Tinubu

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A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu, has identified what is dividing the country.

Boss Mustapha speaks on Nigeria’s breakup

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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has dismissed claims that Nigeria will break up.

Dino Melaye finally opens up on failed attempt to recall him

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The Senator Representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has reacted to the failed attempt to recall him from the Nigerian Senate.

Obaseki allowed a boy hit my head because I called for Buhari’s impeachment – Sen. Urhoghide

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Senator representing Edo South in the National Assembly, Matthew Urhoghide, yesterday revealed what happened to him after he moved the motion for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment.

Home of Nwodo, President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo gets bombed

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Explosion has rocked the country home of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia John Nwodo at Ukehe in Enugu State.

Killings: I see devil doing everything to destroy Nigeria – Umahi laments

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Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi on Friday said that the devil is doing everything possible to destroy Nigeria.

Buhari finally breaks silence on Obasanjo’s open letter

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President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to the letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo disparaging his administration.

2019: Ex-Generals, governors, ministers regroup to kick Buhari out

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Some prominent leaders from the North have assembled to kick President Muhammad Buhari out of office come 2019.

Benue killings: Army nabs key suspect, Tarshaku

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The Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of a key Boko Haram suspect, Aminu Yaminu, aka Tarshaku, who was believed to have led recent killings in Benue State.

Three days later, Dino Melaye remains in ICU

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Three days after he was admitted at the hospital after reportedly jumping from a moving police vehicle, Dino Melaye has remained at the intensive care unit (ICU) at the National Hospital, Abuja, Owojela’s Blog has learnt.

N5.7 billion fraud: Shema gets a bail

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A Federal High Court sitting in Katsina, on Friday granted the former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, bail on self-recognisance.

Despite hospitalization, Dino Melaye’s recall from Senate starts today, INEC insists

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He may be in intensive care at the National Hospital, Abuja, but that will not stall his recall process from the Senate, the electoral commission, INEC, has declared.

[VIDEO] OfficialHouseBoy drops another skit

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Fast rising Comedian, known popularly on Instagram as Official HouseBoy has dropped another hilarious skit, titled Migraine and its worth your time.

Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

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Social media firms are being threatened with new laws if they don't do more to protect children online.

Toronto Collision: Nine feared dead and 16 injured after van mounts pavement

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Nine people have been killed and 16 injured after a man drove a van into pedestrians in Toronto, police said.

Martin Lewis seeks damages for 'fake' Facebook ads

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Consumer campaigner Martin Lewis is to launch UK High Court proceedings in a bid to sue Facebook for defamation.

Tech Week would hold this 2018

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Ireland’s national festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public, takes place all over Ireland this week and is sure to be a fun-filled week.

VolksWagen I.D. R prepares for Pikes Peak with 680 electric HP

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When it comes to racing up Pikes Peak, handling isn't the only thing a car needs to exhibit. It also needs to be quick -- really quick -- and the Volkswagen I.D. R definitely fits the bill.

Cambridge Analytica researcher blasts Facebook

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Aleksandr Kogan, the app developer at the center of Facebook's data privacy scandal, says he isn't sure whether he ever read the social network's developer policy, which prohibited apps like his from selling or licensing Facebook data to marketing firms.

Facebook's new data policy: Here is how it answers your privacy questions

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One of those privacy policies you probably don't read just got a makeover. Facebook, the world's largest social network, revamped the policies it uses when collecting data on the more than 2 billion people who use it every month.

3 Feared dead, several injured after violence breaks out at APC meeting in Benue State

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Three members of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) including a pastor were killed and several injured in violence that broke out during a zonal stakeholders meeting of the party in Otukpo, Benue State, at the weekend.

How a 50 year old man impregnated his 21 year old daughter in Lagos (photos)

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The police in Lagos state has arrested Taiwo Oyelabi, 50, living in Community Road, Badore, Iba, for sexually abusing and impregnating his daughter, 21.

ASUU worried because 16 million graduates are jobless

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Following the statement attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerian youths are lazy, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU said the union is worried because 16 million graduates are jobless.

Kim Kardashian disturbing the internet with topless photos [SEE HERE]

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It is official now as we can now say it's one day, one nude photo from Kim Kardashian as she goes topless in newly posted photo on Instagram.

Fela Durotoye vows to carry God on his head for campaign

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Presidential aspirant, Fela Durotoye, has vowed that he will use God to win the hearts of the Nigerian people for his campaign as that is the only way to build Nigeria into the most desirable nation to live in.

US sets up $110 million drone base to fight terrorism in Nigeria

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The United States Air Force is building a multi-million dollar base for armed drones in Niger, Owojela’s Blog learnt.

Offa Robbery: Police officers 'took N400,000 from robbers' before attack

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A new report has emerged that indicates police officers might have been informed about the presence of armed robbers in Offa, Kwara state, before the recent robbery attack that led to the death of dozens of people, Owojela’s Blog learnt.

PDP blasts Buhari over ministers’ absence at U.S. investors’ meeting

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for the ‘misconduct’ of his ministers and other government officials who were absent at a scheduled meeting with investors in the U.S.

U.S. says it would deliver 12 war jets to Nigeria in 2020 – Official

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The U.S. says it will in 2020 deliver the 12 Super Tucano fighter jets and other weapons it agreed to sell to Nigeria to combat Boko Haram insurgents and other extremist groups.

FG earmarks $322m Abacha loot for social programmes

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The federal government says the $322.52 million Abacha loot recovered recently from the Swiss government would be ploughed into its national social safety net programmes.

Police lay blockade to Dino Melaye’s residence

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A combined team of mobile and regular police officers are laying a siege to the Abuja home of Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi State, his aides have told the Media.

Cross River says it would turn its cocoa Sector into a serious business [SEE HOW]

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The government of Cross River State is looking to turn its vast cocoa sector into a money spinning business as well as enhance its status in the international market.

Senator Dino Melaye gets arrested by police at Abuja airport

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Lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye arrested , has been reportedly arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on his way to Morocco.

#BBNaijaFinale: Miracle wins 2018 edition!

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Miracle has won the BBNaija 2018 edition! The Prize is N45m in total, and Miracle is walking away with it, after 85 eventful days in the House, full of hope, intrigues, sex, betrayal and anxiety.

Saraki: I never Shared N10bn With Dogara

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has denied sharing N10billion removed from the Federation Account illegally with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. An online newspaper had reported that the duo “have just illegally received and shared N10billion from the national treasury.”

Nigeria’s travel industry stood strong despite 2017 recession – Koster

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The Senior Vice-President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India, Delta Air Lines, Corneel Koster, at a news conference in Lagos says the travel industry in Nigeria is resilient despite the economic recession of last year.

2019: APC camps that will determine Buhari’s fate

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With President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent declaration to seek re-election in 2019, presumably, the ruling All Progressives Congress is mapping out various strategies to ensure the success of his campaign.

Rivers will resist political robbery in 2019 —Wike Vows

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the people of the state will not allow any form of political robbery in 2019.

I will make PVC compulsory for admission, salaries — Okorocha

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said his administration will soon begin to demand the Permanent Voter Card nigeria from indigenes of the state as a condition to engage in certain socio-economic activities, salary payment and admission into schools.

Bode George should plead with Obasanjo, says Oyinlola

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A former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has advised the former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, to seek forgiveness from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and stop attacking his benefactor.

Classmate from 50 years ago donates kidney to sick man

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Charlie Ball and Kenneth Walker went to school together more than 50 years ago and now live on opposite coasts. But despite the time and distance between them, the two are now sharing more than high school memories.

National Assembly battles deadline as Tuesday’s budget passage looks uncertain

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The planned passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill on Tuesday by the National Assembly is now uncertain, Owojela’s Blog learnt on Saturday.

Senator hunts for immigration boss’ sacking

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The Senator representing Taraba South in the National Assembly, Emmanuel Bwacha, on Saturday, called for the sacking of the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr. Muhammad Babandede, for the purported influx of armed militia from the Maghreb into the country.

#EarthDay : 7 things you should know about the earth in 2018’s anniversary

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Earth Day turns 48 today, April 22, and Google is celebrating it with a Google Doodle of conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, who nudges us in a video a “do our part for this beautiful planet.”

Why no one can defeat Buhari-APC Chieftain

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muftau Salawu, has advised those opposed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid to present a credible candidate that can match his integrity rather than asking him not to run in 2019.

See the Nigerians aspiring for Buhari’s job in 2019 [A MUST READ]

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Some professionals, who are not so popular in Nigeria’s political circle, speak on why they want to become president of Africa’s most populous nation in 2019.

Nigerian Army nabs 23 suspected cultists, 15 pipeline vandals

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The Nigerian Army stated on Saturday that it has arrested 23 suspected cultists, who were conducting physical training for new recruits, initiation, robbery and kidnapping.