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Nigeria News Today: March 3, 2017

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Makarfi PDP greets Ayade at 49

Makarfi faction of People's Democratic Party (PDP) congratulates Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River on the occasion of his 49th birthday. The post Makarfi...
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Naira loses ground against US dollar

The Naira depreciates against the dollar at the parallel market after posting days of gains . The post Naira loses ground against US dollar...
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Chimamanda elected into US Academy of Arts and Letters

Award winning Nigerian Author, Chimamanda Ngozi- Adichie elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters as a foreign honorary member. The post Chimamanda elected...

Performing artistes rock Glo-sponsored African Voices

A sneak preview of this week’s episode of African Voices on CNN has shown that there will be an emphasis on young and...
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Contractors risk 10-year jail for falsification – BPP

Mr Yahaya Ishaku of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), has warned that contractors involved in falsification of contracts and other violations of Public...
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Akeredolu bans logging in Ondo state

Ondo state government has banned logging in forest reserves in the 18 local government areas. The State Governor, Chief Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, gave the order...

Kano Mass Wedding: Angry groom throws out bride after she gave...

Habiba Inusa, one of the beneficiaries of the mass wedding sponsored by the Kano State government concealed her pregnancy from her suitor only to...

Toke Makinwa Scared Of Returning To Grand Zero Over Maje’s 100...

Popular media girl, Toke Makinwa has been putting up a fierce attitude for weeks now after being slammed with a 100 million lawsuit. The suit...

Mavin Records Signee, Johnny Drille says he Is not Intimidated by...

Few days ago, Mavin Records Boss, Don Jazzy had announced via his social media platform that Johnny Drille has being signed to his label. The...
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Maiduguri: Bombers killed, three tankers destroyed

Ali Inuwa The multiple explosions in Maiduguri early on Friday killed three suicide bombers and destroyed three petrol trucks. The Borno Police Command confirmed...
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S/Court settles Niger’s governorship tussle

By Martins Odeh The Supreme Court has upheld the nomination of Governor Abubakar Bello Sani as the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for...

Wife beaters have issues to deal with –Bimbo Akintola

Nollywood actress, Bimbo Akintola, has always been in the news and it looks as if she will remain in the news for a long...
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Deep-fried lizard found in McDonald’s French fries

A family's outing for fast food turned into one of horror, when they found a deep-fried lizard in a serving of fries at a...

You are entitled to your opinion- Presidency replies Charles Soludo

The presidency has replied Former Central Bank Governor, Charles Soludo, who at a function in Enugu yesterday, said President Buhari has worsened the already...
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Deal for repatriation of victims of Boko Haram

Cameroon, Nigeria and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have signed a deal for the voluntary repatriation of the Nigerian victims of the Boko...
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NEPAD and skills revolution in Nigeria

Over the years, state and non-state actors in Nigeria have laid emphasis on skills development and acquisition as a veritable tool for youth empowerment...
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Bitcoin ‘creator’ races to patent technology

The man who last year made global headlines by claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin, is working with a fugitive online...
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Police trail killers of popular Nasarawa herbalist

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday urged residents of the state to provide it with information on the killers of...

African Challenges to African Development

The parlous story of African economic and social development since independence best expressed in the failure to achieve the autonomous capacity for self-actuated development...
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Nigeria plans conference on Lake Chad

By Tosin Kolade The Federal Government has initiated a bilateral engagement for an international conference to discuss modalities to resuscitate Lake Chad which is...
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Suicide attacks in Maiduguri

Two female suicide bombers died in the attack they carried out near the depot of NNPC in Damboa road, Maiduguri early on Friday. The Police...
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16 less developed countries meet in Abuja

No fewer than 16 countries have converged in Abuja to brainstorm on the best methods for the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals...
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Mrs Saraki reunites hit-and-run victim with family

Mrs Toyin Saraki has successfully reunited Iheoma, a victim of a hit-and-run driver with her sister Judith, in Abuja. The post Mrs Saraki reunites hit-and-run...

‘2face Rejected N140m From Political Parties, Politicians’ – Manager

Singer, 2face Idibia, turned down nothing less than N140 million worth of bookings from political parties and politicians who were desperate for him to...
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Sahara Reporters obsessed with lies against me – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has accused online medium, Sahara Reporters and its publisher, Omoyele Sowore of being obsessed with desire...

I used to share a room with Barrister —KWAM 1

Celebrated fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde, reflects on his journey through music as he clocks 60 today, AKEEM LASISI writes Today is a special one for...
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MMM bolts with N18b

Popular Phonzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Movement (MMM) bolted with N18 billion belonging to three million Nigerian investors, the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) said...

Court Disolves Emeka Ike’s Marriage

A Customary Court, Lagos Island on Thursday, put an end to a long unsavory marriage of Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike and his wife, Suzanne...
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U.S. forces discover al-Qaeda contacts in Yemen raid

U.S. Special Forces discover email addresses and phone numbers of al-Qaeda members in Yemen in major breakthrough in fight against terrorism. The post U.S. forces...
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Boko Haram: UN yet to receive sanction request

The UN said on Friday that it has not received a letter reportedly written by a former President of the Nigerian Senate, Sen. Ameh...

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