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Somali security forces arrest former minister in raid

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali security forces have arrested a former minister and outspoken government critic after clashing with his bodyguards during an overnight raid on his...

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Ondo morgue over-congested with unclaimed corpses

Decongesting the morgue has posed a serious challenge to the hospital management. The post Ondo morgue over-congested with unclaimed corpses appeared first on Premium Times Ni...

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Nigerian surprises how man who hits his car in his absence leaves phone number

A man left his phone number behind after bashing a car in the owner’s absence in Lagos. The car owner took to Twitter to share the photos writing; “I still can’t believe...

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Somali security forces arrest ex-minister, kill five bodyguards

“What the government is doing is against Islam and healthy politics,” a lawmaker says. The post Somali security forces arrest ex-minister, kill five bodyguards appeared fi...

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Watch how President Buhari walks into venue of his birthday surprise party (Photos+video)

His vice, Yemi Osinbajo led state governors, APC Chieftains, Businessmen, former first ladies, others to give him a surprise birthday get together. In attendance were Senate P...

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‘Yan shara’ Attack: Police arrest 27 suspects in Kaduna

The hoodlums were returning from a ceremony held in celebration of the centenary of Kaduna city The post ‘Yan shara’ Attack: Police arrest...

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INTERVIEW: How I achieved excellence after failing JAMB four times – Crawford Best Graduating Student

Samuel Ogunlana was the best graduating student at Crawford University. The post INTERVIEW: How I achieved excellence after failing JAMB four times – Crawfor...

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Occupy Imo: Police attack anti-Okorocha protesters on first day of protest

Police officers reportedly fired tear gas at the protesters and physically assaulted them...

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Miss Iraq, family forced to flee over selfie with Miss Israel

The two women took the pictures last month at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas, United States The post Miss Iraq, family forced to flee over selfie with Miss Israel appe...

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Ogun to spend N30.7bn on roads in 2018

Ogun Government says it will spend N30.7 billion on the construction of roads across the state in 2018...

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Vandals steal 33,250 litres of petrol from NNPC pipelines

 About 1,330 jerrycans (about 33,250 litres) of fuel which was allegedly stolen has been recovered by the Nigerian Navy Ship Beecroft in Apapa, Lagos State, the petrol was st...

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‘Proudly ashewo, I go sabi fu*k’ – Bobrisky show off bum in tight leggings (Photos)

Bobrisky took to Snapchat to show off his b*tt in leggings and crop top. The Nigerian cross-dresser in one of the photos captioned ‘Ashewo’and ‘Dis girl go sabi fuc*...

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Burna Boy to be arraigned in court today over his alleged involvement in the robbery attack of Mr 2Kay

Dancehall singer, Burna Boy, will be arraigned in court today, December 18th over his alleged involvement in the robbery attack of Mr 2Kay, at Eko Hotel in October. Recall th...

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Pulse List 2017: 7 Women in leadership this year

Pulse lists seven notable women in leadership this year...

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CAF Awards: Victor Moses dropped, Rohr in contention

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala is still in contention for the female category. The post CAF Awards: Victor Moses dropped, Rohr in contention appeared first on Premium Times Nigeri...

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British Embassy Employee murdered in Lebanon

British woman employed at the UK embassy in Lebanon has been found murdered, a senior official said Sunday, adding that the crime did not appear to be political. “Our first...

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Akindele Semudara: Heaps of unclaimed accident corpses from Benin-Ore-Lagos Road, our challenge

Dr Akindele Semudara, the Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Ore, says the morgue at the hospital is over-congested with heaps of unclaimed corpses...

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FG’s EEP to light up 37 universities, 7 teaching hospitals

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to provide uninterrupted power supply to 37 Federal Universities and seven University teaching hospitals through the Energizing Educ...

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Group endorses Buhari for second term

A group known as Buhari Youth Organisation, BYO, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office. The group which stormed Makurdi, Benue State capital yest...

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Gbajabiamila backs govs over plan to fund N/East insurgency with $1bn

Majority Leader in the House of Representatives, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has thrown his weight behind the decision of the National Economic Council, NEC to withdraw $1 bi...

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TBoss shows off mystery man on Instagram

Big brother Naija 2017 housemate, Tokunbor Idowu popularly known as TBoss is hinting at being in a relationship. She shared photos from a recent vacation with a mystery man...

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VVF sufferers in Kaduna community appeal for help

No fewer than 20 women in Kaffin Gwari, a community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State suffering from Vesico Virginal Fistula (VVF), on Monday, appealed for govern...

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Gabon arrests dozens in knife attack that wounded two Danes

Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people Sunday over a knife attack that wounded two Danish nationals working for National Geographic, apparently in retribution for &...

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Minister flags off final dry run of Calabar Carnival

The main event will hold 27-28 December and will attract participants from 25 countries. The post Minister flags off final dry run of Calabar Carnival appeared first on Premiu...

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Boboye Oyeyemi: FRSC boss wants to increase traffic fines by at least 900%

He said there's a need to increase the fines to serve as deterrent to traffic offenders...

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Trump says he won't fire Russia meddling probe chief

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday he has no plans to fire special counsel Mueller, despite his team's recent attacks on the credibility of the probe into Rus...

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Suspected female kidnapper lynched in Kwara

Success Nwogu, Ilorin A suspected kidnapper was lynched by a mob on Monday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Our correspondent gathered that the woman had gone to a school w...

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JUST IN: Police attack anti-Okorocha protesters in Owerri

The protest, tagged 'Occupy Owerri' is expected to last for one week The post JUST IN: Police attack anti-Okorocha protesters in Owerri appeared firs...

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Police attack anti-Okorocha protesters in Owerri

Chief among the grouse of the protesters is the erection of statues in Owerri. The post Police attack anti-Okorocha protesters in Owerri appeared first on Premium Times Nigeri...

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South Africa ANC vote too close to call, markets on edge

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Counting of ballots began to determine who will head South Africa's ANC party that has ruled since the end of apartheid but is tarnished...

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Buhari At 75: Boroffice frowns at Fayose’s remark on Buhari’s 75th birthday

Fayose on Saturday  congratulated Buhari and said it would be honourable for the president to step down now...

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China listens to US contingencies on North Korea

It was the kind of sitdown that China had long resisted: Top US officials telling Chinese counterparts how American troops would enter North Korea if the hermit regime collaps...

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Buhari: This is how president marked his 75th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari marked his 75th birthday last Sunday. Here's how it went down at the Villa...

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Fuel Scarcity: SSS, others wade into planned strike by PENGASSAN

Another peace meeting holds on Monday to avert the strike. The post Fuel Scarcity: SSS, others wade into planned strike by PENGASSAN appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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BREAKING: Istanbul court orders conditional release of German reporter, Tolu

A Turkish court on Monday ordered the release under judicial control of a German journalist and translator charged with membership of a banned radical leftist group, her lawye...

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Malawi declares 20 districts disaster areas after armyworm outbreak

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi, already struggling with flooding from heavy rains, has declared 20 districts disaster areas after infestations of crop munching fall army worm thr...

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Ondo Specialist Hospital congested with unclaimed corpses – CMD

The Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Ore, Dr Akindele Semudara, says the morgue at the hospital is over-congested with heaps of unclaimed corpses. Accor...

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Fayose accuses FG of planning to increase fuel price

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, accused the Federal Government of deliberately causing the current fuel scarcity so as to be able to justify the planned increment of...

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Somali security forces arrest ex-minister, kill five bodyguards in raid

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali security forces arrested a former minister and presidential candidate in an overnight raid on his home in which they killed five of his bodyguards...

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Fuel Queue return to Lagos, increases in Abuja

The petrol scarcity in many parts gained more ground  on Sunday in Lagos, Abuja, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states as many filling stations were shut. The closure of the fill...

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South Africa's ANC votes on new leader in tense ballot

Thousands of delegates from South Africa's ruling ANC party cast secret ballots Monday to choose their next leader after repeated delays to a vote seen as a decis...

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President Buhari travels to Niger Republic with three governors

President Muhammadu Buhari travelled along side three governors on Monday, to attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger. This was confirmed b...

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At least eight killed in Indonesia landslide

Eight miners were killed and at least three more were missing following a landslide Monday on the slopes of a volcano on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said...

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In Ebonyi: Armed robbers burgle NLC chairman's home, kidnap pregnant wife

The robbers carried out the attack in the evening and made away with valuables and an undisclosed amount of cash...

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10 killed in stampede at Bangladeshi politician's funeral

Ten people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede Monday after tens of thousands of people gathered for a funeral feast in Bangladesh's southern city of Chi...

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Professor Yemi Osinbajo, birthday wishes to President Buhari

Vice president of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, hailed President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday celebration, he appreciated the commitment of the President towards...

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Falana writes Lagos CJ, wants monthly inspection of detention centres

The lawyer wants magistrate judges to do their constitutional duties. The post Falana writes Lagos CJ, wants monthly inspection of detention centres appeared first on Premium...

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‎Robbers storm NLC chairman’s house, abduct wife

A journalist's house was also burgled.‎ The post ‎Robbers storm NLC chairman’s house, abduct wife appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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No civilian killed in Boko Haram attack on WFP’s convoy – Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday denied the killings of civilians in an attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents against the World Food Programme (WFP’s) trucks on Saturda...

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Major health stories in the news last week

Nigerian health workers pass vote of no confidence on Minister. The post Major health stories in the news last week appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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#PMBAt75 :Governors celebrate with President Buhari at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday celebration was joined by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and some state governors, to join the President in the cutting of hi...

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No civilian casualty in Boko Haram attack on food trucks – Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday denied the killings of civilians in an attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents against the World Food Programme trucks on Saturday. The The...

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Boko Haram: Army says no civilian killed in attack on UN convoy

He explained that there were no civilian casualties in the attack, adding that he was at Dikwa when the incident occurred...

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Voting to elect president of South Africa’s ANC closes - delegate

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Voting for the new leader of South Africa's ruling ANC ended on Monday about ten hours after delegates began casting ballots for either D...

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OMG!!! Bread seller shot dead in Ondo State by security official

A security guard of the NNPC Petrol Station at Shagari Village junction in Akure, the Ondo State capital has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly shoot...

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Boko Haram: 4 killed in terrorist attack on UN convoy in Maiduguri

Two of the four people killed were a truck driver and his assistant...

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Boko Haram: 4 killed in terrorist attack on UN convoy in Borno

Two of the four people killed were a truck driver and his assistant...

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VIDEO: Watch Olamide, CDQ, Woli Agba, Small Doctor & Lil Kesh’s Performance At OLIC 4

Olamide has pulled off the biggest show in Lagos in 2017 so far and his fans were more than impressed at the event. We bring you the highlights of all the performances at the...

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Ladies Get in Here, These are 3 Things Falz Is Looking For In His Woman

It’s far from hype to that Prolific Nigerian Rapper , Falz the Bahd Guy is every girl’s dream, considering the fact that “Man’s Hot, Rich And Super talented”. He’s...

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Gunmen kill mayor of Libyan city, Misrata

The North African oil producer has been in chaos since the 2011. The post Gunmen kill mayor of Libyan city, Misrata appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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Five LASTMA officials arrested for extortion

Five officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority ( LASTMA) have been arrested for extorting motorists last week at various parts of Lagos State. The traffic offi...

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Tonto Dikeh celebrates son, King, as he turns 22 months old

Controversial Nollywood actress and mother of one, Tonto Dikeh has taken to social media to celebrate her son, King, as he turns 22 months old today. The doting mother shared...

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MAPOLY students protest late commencement of semester exams

The state and lecturers have been at loggerheads for over three months. The post MAPOLY students protest late commencement of semester exams appeared first on Premium Times Ni...

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LAX performs in his NYSC uniform at OLIC 4 (Photos)

Former Star Boy entertainment singer, LAX was pictured as he performs in his NYSC uniform at the Olamide Live In Concert OLIC4 in Lagos. LAX is currently serving his fatherlan...

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Nigerians blast Olamide for inviting Yomi Sars to perform at OLIC 4 (Photos)

Nigerian Indigenous rapper, Olamide, whose concert ‘Olamide live in Concert 4’ will be holding today have been criticized for inviting SARS officer and singer, Yomi Sars t...

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“We are a family” – Dele Momodu and Davido Squash Their Beef at Ovation Concert

Dele Momodu and Davido are at peace again. Moments ago, the Ovation Magazine publisher took to his Instagram to share photos from his Ovation concert where the FIA singer perf...

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Result too close to call in South Africa ANC vote, markets on edge

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The fight for the leadership of South Africa's ruling ANC drew to a close on Monday, with markets on edge for a result that will set the...

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New bride attacks husband with razor blade

The bride was allegedly forced into the marriage. The post New bride attacks husband with razor blade appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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BREAKING: Libyan Mayor abducted, killed: security source

The mayor of Libya’s third-largest city Misrata has been abducted and killed, a security source said on Monday. Mohamad Eshtewi’s body was...

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‘Quit wishing you were someone else, stop complaining and run your race’ – Kiss Daniel

Kiss Daniel who is currently embroiled in a tussle with his former record label G-Worldwide took to social media to throw shade at someone and at the same time issue advice. H...

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“Dis girl go sabi f**k” – Proud ‘Ashewo’ Bobrisky says as he shows off his bum in tight leggings

Nigerian male barbie is at it again. Bobrisky who is quite proud of his ‘profession’ took to social media to yet again show off his b*tt. Bobrisky took to his favourite pl...

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“Aunty, you look like Bobrisky” – Fans react to Funke Akindele new look

Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele flaunted her new low-cut hairstyle for the christmas season but her fans were not having any of that. In an effort to grow back her receding...

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NDLEA arrests 617 suspects, recovers 3.5 tonnes of illicit drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) command in Jigawa says it arrested over 617 suspects and recovered 3.5 tonnes of assorted narcotics between January and Decemb...

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“I will never forget what you did for me” — Davido tells Tekno on his birthday

Yesterday was Tekno’s birthday and many of his friends and colleagues in the entertainment industry have taken out time to wish the singer a happy birthday. One of the notab...

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Burna Boy To Be Arraigned In Court Today

Nigerian musician, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy will be arraigned to court today over his alleged connection in the robbery attack of his colleague, Mr 2kay. at t...

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Popular Billionaire and wife found dead in their home

A Canadian billionaire identified as Barry Sherman and his wife, were both found  dead in their home in what police called suspicious deaths. Toronto Police spokesman Mark Pu...

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In Chile: Billionaire ex-president, Piñera elected president

Piñera defeated Left-winger Alejandro Guillier, who also conceded and congratulated him on his win and his return to the presidency after a four-year gap...

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Pulse List 2017: 10 Most influential public officials of the year

Pulse lists the ten most influential public officials of 2017...

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UFO: U.S. govt. admits investigating mysterious flying objects

A former Senate Leader, Harry Reid requested funding for the project. The post UFO: U.S. govt. admits investigating mysterious flying objects appeared first on Premium Times N...

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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 18th December

Punch Man cuts off cousin’s manhood over missing N3,500 The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Aliyu Mohammadu, for allegedly cutting off his cousin...

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Woman forced into marriage slashes husband with razor

A newly-wedded bride in Sokoto, Shafa Muhammad, 28, has attacked her husband with a razor blade and injured him on the head...

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New bride attacks husband with razor blade

A newly-wedded bride in Sokoto, Shafa Muhammad, 28, has attacked her husband with a razor blade and injured him on the head...

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Fayose right to oppose $1 billion ECA to fight Boko Haram‎ – Gbajabiamila

The Ekiti governor opposes the expenditure. The post Fayose right to oppose $1 billion ECA to fight Boko Haram‎ – Gbajabiamila appeared first on Premium Ti...

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Fayose: Governor accuses FG of plans to hike price to N185

Fayose alleged that the FG is deliberately causing the current scarcity of fuel in the country in a ploy to justify the planned increase...

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Fayose: Governor accuses FG of plans to hike fuel price to N185

Fayose alleged that the FG is deliberately causing the current scarcity of fuel in the country in a ploy to justify the planned increase...

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At least 61 dead after days of violence in Ethiopia's Oromiya region

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - At least 61 people have been killed in clashes between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia's Oromiya region, officials said, the latest bo...

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FEATURE: The thrills and frills of Redeemed Church’s 2017 Congress

This writer says the event was a humbling moments for participants. The post FEATURE: The thrills and frills of Redeemed Church’s 2017 Congress appeared firs...

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Jacob Zuma’s successor as ANC leader to emerge today

About 400 delegates were disqualified. The post Jacob Zuma’s successor as ANC leader to emerge today appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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New South African leader to emerge today

About 400 delegates were disqualified. The post New South African leader to emerge today appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry fetes with football fans in Lagos

Henry picked Kanu as the best African he ever played with. The post Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry fetes with football fans in Lagos appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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MURIC attacks Fani-kayode over law school hijab ban comment

The former minister had criticised law graduate, Amasa Firdaus, for insisting on hijab during the call-to-bar ceremony. The post MURIC attacks Fani-kayode over law school hija...

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NAPS celebrates President Buhari at 75 with emotional letter

The life and living of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has been an inspiration to millions of Nigerians, who see him as a hero and god-figu...

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Four killed as Boko Haram ambushes UN workers

The terrorists stole a food truck. The post Four killed as Boko Haram ambushes UN workers appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria...

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Four dead in ambush of World Food Programme convoy in Nigeria

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Four people were killed when a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aid convoy was ambushed in northeast Nigeria, a WFP spokeswoman said on Su...

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Gunmen assassinate mayor of Libya's biggest port city

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Gunmen fatally shot the mayor of Libya's third-largest city, Misrata, late on Sunday, ambushing his car inside the city, security officials sa...

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South Africa's ANC votes to elect leader to replace scandal-ridden Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ANC delegates started voting early on Monday to elect a leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma as head of a party that has...

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INTERVIEW: Why Fuji can never produce another Barrister – Odeyemi, late singer’s publicist

Sikiru Ayinde (Barrister or Barry Wonder) died on December 16, 2010. The post INTERVIEW: Why Fuji can never produce another Barrister – Odeyemi, late singer...

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President of Sierra Leone unveils successor to Nigerian community

President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, has unveiled his successor and Flag bearer of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC), Matthew Samura Kamara, to the Nigerian commu...

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Firm out with platform to enhance productivity

The Workforce Group, Nigeria’s leading HR Consulting and Business Services firm, has re-affirmed its commitment to help companies win the talent war with its introduction of...

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Katsina, MTN partner on solution to tackle cattle rustling

The Katsina government and leading telecommunications firm, MTN, have launched Animal Identification Management Solution (AIMS) at Runka Game Reserve to check cattle theft in...

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