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Nigeria News Today: March 5, 2017

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Cross River to honour Hogan Bassey, Orok Oyo

Nigerian boxing legend, Hogan Bassey and the sporting administrator, Oyo Orok Oyo and other living and dead sports heroes to be immortalised...
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Kano Pillars whip Enyimba

Kano Pillars Football Club defeat visiting Enyimba International FC of Aba 3-1 in NPFL Match Day 12 fixture played in Kano.‎ The post Kano...
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3SC hold leaders Plateau United in Ibadan

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan force Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leaders Plateau United FC to a 1-1 draw The post...
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Banks to meet dollar demands in 48 hours: CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria orders banks to meet the demand for dollars and other currencies within 48 hours The post Banks to meet...
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Buhari phones Obasanjo, Gov. Bello

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, via telephone from London, congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on the occasion of his 80th birthday. The post Buhari...
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#BBNaija: No eviction next Sunday, says Biggie

There will be no eviction of any housemate from the Big Brother Nigeria House next Sunday, Biggie says after two housemates were evicted for...
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#BBNaija: Kemen disqualified, Uriel evicted

It was double eviction at BBNaija House on Sunday night as two of the housemates, Kemen and Uriel were sent packing. The post #BBNaija: Kemen...
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PDP faction denies forming APDP

By Emmanuel Oloniruhua A faction of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports of its plan to register an alternative party, Advanced Peoples Democratic...
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#BBNaija: Kemen disqualified for sexual offence

By Ekemini Ladejobi One of the Big Brother Naija (#BBNaija) housemates, Ekemini Ekerette popularly referred as Kemen has been disqualified from ongoing TV reality...
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Wiretapping: Trump demands Obama probe

Donald Trump asks US Congress to probe ex-President Barack Obama over his allegation of wiretapping The post Wiretapping: Trump demands Obama probe appeared first on...
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Akeredolu: My emergence as governor a miracle

At a thanksgiving in Ibadan, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State describes his emergence as governor of the state as “a miracle”. The...
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FG stops initial 10% on N5m mortgage

The federal government has waived the payment of initial 10 per cent on mortgage that is below N5 million. The measure is a demonstration...
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Sokoto state weds 100 couples

By Bashir Rabe Mani The Sokoto State Government will conduct mass wedding for 100 couples in the next one month. The state Commissioner of...
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Sudanese court jails three rights activists

A Sudanese court on Sunday sentenced three human rights activists to a year each in jail after convicting them of publishing fake reports or...
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#Wizkid:The touch of Red

Nigeria's most famous international act, Wizkidayo who just released his latest album, Sweet Love, is in sweet love with Red. The post #Wizkid:The...
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Britain, Iraq sign £10b loan deal

Britain agrees to arrange £10 billion in loans to finance infrastructure projects in Iraq over a 10 year period The post Britain, Iraq sign...
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Nigeria has not embraced GMO – Minister

By Ginika Okoye Nigeria has not adopted Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or genetic technology in agriculture and food production. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister...
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FG revives cassava bread initiative

By Ginika Okoye The Federal Government says it will revive the cassava bread initiative introduced by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Chief Audu Ogbeh,...
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Nigerian pirates free Russians after ransom paid

Nigerian pirates release seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after collecting ransom The post Nigerian pirates free Russians after ransom paid appeared first on News...
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Fertiliser to cost less by N6,000 – Minister

By Okon Okon The federal government is to reduce the cost of a bag of fertiliser by N6,000, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,...
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Nigeria is not threatened by famine – Minister

By Okon Okon The Federal Government has denied the reports by some United Nations (UN) agencies of imminent famine in Nigeria. There is no...
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FG to compensate poultry farmers hit by bird flu

By Ginika Okoye The Federal Government has assured poultry farmers of its readiness to compensate those affected by the 2015/2016 Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)...
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Nigeria targets 2018 for rice sufficiency

By Philomina Attah In spite of selling rice to five countries, Nigeria is aiming to be self-sufficient in rice production by 2018, the Minister of...
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Nigeria to restructure agriculture bank

Nigeria is to restructure Bank of Agriculture (BOA) to facilitate farmers’ access to loans and encourage youths’ participation in farming. The Minister of Agriculture...

NASENI’s Sparkling Leadership Under Haruna

Undeniably, only countries which have embossed the world with colossal images of their awe-inspiring technologies have economic viability, stability and command respect among the...
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Troops capture 14 Boko Haram terrorists

By Johnson Eyiangho Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have captured 14 Boko Haram terrorists and neutralised many others in Borno state. The Army...
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Igbo groups support defection to APC

By Yemi Adeley Ndigbo United and other Igbo groups in Lagos have supported the defection of Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, to the ruling...
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Nollywood actor, Hanks now Ghanaian

Nollywood Actor Hanks Anuku has become a Ghanaian having naturalised, relocated and changed his name to Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra Anuku. g The veteran...
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Female preacher declares herself God

25-year-old Vicentia Tadagbe Tchranvoukinni, a female preacher, in Benin Republic, has declared that she is God and her mission on earth is to defeat...
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At 80, Obasanjo speaks

“Obasanjo at 80: I am a village boy who did some things by accident” is the caption The Guardian gave to the interview it...

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