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2019: APC woos Akpabio, vows to take over Akwa Ibom – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019: APC woos Akpabio, vows to take over Akwa Ibom
Daily Post Nigeria
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio to join its fold, adding that the party would ensure it takes over power in Akwa Ibom state as it recently did in Ekiti state. National Chairman of ...
Opinion: 'Certainly, All is not Well!'; By Prince Inwek UbongThe Streetjournal
Udom and Akpabio: Marching forward togetherVanguard

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Police dismiss SARS operatives for robbery, other crimes – Daily Post Nigeria


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Police dismiss SARS operatives for robbery, other crimes
Daily Post Nigeria
AIG Adamu Ibrahim, in charge of Zone 2 Command, has approved the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State, over alleged robbery and other crimes. CSP Dolapo Badmus, the zone's spokesperson, ...
The Late 5: Police dismiss 4 SARS operatives over robbery accusations, JAMB remits N7.8bn to FG and other storiesYNaija
4 SARS officer dismissed on charges of robbery, kidnapInformation Nigeria
Police Dismiss SARS Operatives for Robbery, KidnappingPR Nigeria News (press release) (blog)

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Mayorkun’s concert marred with violence and s*x as Davido’s bouncer assault journalist (Video) – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

Mayorkun's concert marred with violence and s*x as Davido's bouncer assault journalist (Video)
Information Nigeria
Mayorkun's concert which held at the Palms Mall in Ibadan yesterday was marred by cases of violence and reckless sexual intercourse by his fans. According to reports, an invited journalist attached to NostoryTV, was mercilessly beaten by Davido's ...
Violence reportedly broke out at Mayorkun's concert as Davido's bouncer assault journalistNAIJA.NG

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Saraki elevated to Wazirin Ilorin after Supreme Court victory [PHOTOS] – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Saraki elevated to Wazirin Ilorin after Supreme Court victory [PHOTOS]
Daily Post Nigeria
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, was on Sunday conferred with the traditional title: 'Wazirin Ilorin' by the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, at a Special Thanksgiving Prayer Session by the Emirate. The session was organized to mark ...
Breaking: Emir Sulu-Gambari surprises Saraki todayVanguard
When Saraki Stormed IlorinLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
PHOTOS: Supreme Court verdict: Emir elevates Saraki as Waziri of IlorinNew Telegraph Newspaper
The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
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Police arrest 5 PDP chairmen as shot Apapa LG leader dies – Daily Post Nigeria


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Police arrest 5 PDP chairmen as shot Apapa LG leader dies
Daily Post Nigeria
The Lagos state Police Command has arrested five chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This followed the violence that erupted on Saturday around 6pm during PDP visitation meeting at Igbosuku village, Eti-Osa LGA, attended by Lagos state ...
Lagos PDP leader shot deadPremium Times
Police arrest five PDP chieftains over killing of LG chairmanThe Nation Newspaper
5 suspects arrested as PDP chieftain is shot dead in Lagos meetingNAIJA.NG
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2019 elections: The Saraki factor – Vanguard


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2019 elections: The Saraki factor
Vanguard
By Femi Salako. “Pressed on all sides, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.” This eighth and ninth verses from the fourth chapter of Apostle Paul's second epistle to the ...
2019: nPDP kicks as Buhari, APC allegedly offer Saraki, Dogara, others automatic ticketDaily Post Nigeria
2019: Like PDP, Like APCLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
Juicy carrots: APC dangles automatic tickets before aggrieved senators, RepsThe Punch
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Benue killings: Gowon faults security agents, calls for investigation of Miyetti Allah – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Benue killings: Gowon faults security agents, calls for investigation of Miyetti Allah
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) on Saturday visited Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom in Makurdi, the State capital. The Elder Statesman visited the state to commiserate with the government and people of the Benue over the ...
Gowon, Welby Express Deep Concern over KillingsTHISDAY Newspapers
General Gowon, Archbishop Welby express deep concern over killingsTODAY.NG
Stop killings or risks religious war –Gowon warns security chiefsNew Telegraph Newspaper
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Details of N1.6tr 2017 capital spending still not ready – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Details of N1.6tr 2017 capital spending still not ready
Guardian (blog)
Barely two months after the shelf life of the 2017 budget ended, details of the capital component amounting to about N1.58t have not been tidied yet into a single document to explain what project, and which contractor got what.Findings by The Guardian ...

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Col. Nyiam to Buhari: You don’t deserve 2nd term – Daily Sun


Daily Sun

Col. Nyiam to Buhari: You don't deserve 2nd term
Daily Sun
“The danger that lies ahead is that if Buhari gets a second term, Nigerians should know that the bad omen, the killings of innocent farmers, and natural disaster in which lives are lost in hundreds under president Buhari's watch will continue.” Chidi ...
2019: JMPP gives condition for supporting BuhariDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari's “Exceutive Order 6”Vanguard
Prepare to go, PDP tells BuhariThe Punch
National Accord -The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
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One Dead, 20 Injured In Accident Involving Minister’s Convoy – Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)


Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

One Dead, 20 Injured In Accident Involving Minister's Convoy
Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
An accident involving the motorcade of the minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalong, has led to the death of one person and left 20 others with various degree of injuries. Mr Sunday Jika, the officer-in-charge of Gombe State Marshal, a local ...
Dalung explains cause of convoy accident, reads riot act to youths in Gombe [PHOTOS]Daily Post Nigeria
Sports Minister Solomon Dalung's Convoy Involved In A Ghastly Accident, 1 Dead, 19 Injured - Leadership NewspapersNigerian Bulletin
One dead, several injured as vehicle rams into Dalung's convoyTheCable
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Punch
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NEF attacks: Afenifere, Arewa youths, Yakasai berate Presidency – The Punch


The Punch

NEF attacks: Afenifere, Arewa youths, Yakasai berate Presidency
The Punch
ADELANI ADEPEGBA, OLALEYE ALUKO and GODWIN ISENYO. Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chairman of the Northern Elders Council, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai and the coalition of Arewa youths, have berated the Presidency for attacking the Northern ...
Herdsmen killings: Arewa youths blast presidency for attacking Northern elders, Afenifere, othersDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari has failed on security, economy, should not recontest — AdebanjoNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Melaye accuses police of assassination attempt – The Punch


The Punch

Melaye accuses police of assassination attempt
The Punch
Gbenga Odogun. The senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has accused the police command of Kogi State of attempting to kill him. Melaye said this in reaction to the police, which had alleged that the senator's security ...
Melaye in police trouble again over alleged gun battleRipples Nigeria
Melaye: Police Wanted Me Dead at all CostTHISDAY Newspapers

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Why we’ve not moved against R-APC, others – Abdullahi – The Punch


The Punch

Why we've not moved against R-APC, others – Abdullahi
The Punch
In this interview with JOHN ALECHENU, the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, speaks about the Ekiti governorship election, the R-APC and other issues. There are allegations that the All Progressives ...

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Ademola Adeleke wins Osun PDP primary election – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

Ademola Adeleke wins Osun PDP primary election
Pulse Nigeria
The Osun PDP primaries which held on Saturday, July 21, 2018, was supervised by the Bayelsa state Governor, Seriake Dickson. Published: 4 minutes ago , Refreshed: 3 minutes ago; Chika Ebuzor. Print; eMail ...
Ademola Adeleke Wins Osun PDP Governorship PrimaryCHANNELS TELEVISION
Aspirants' withdrawals rock Osun PDP primary electionDaily Sun
Adeleke wins Osun PDP gov primary, to face OyetolaThe Punch
The Nation Newspaper -Vanguard -SaharaReporters.com -TheCable
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7 withdraw from PDP gov’ship primary in Osun – Vanguard


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7 withdraw from PDP gov'ship primary in Osun
Vanguard
Seven out of eleven governorship aspirants of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Sept. 22 election on Saturday announced their withdrawal from the party's primary. The primary to be held in Osogbo has more than 3,000 delegates to participate in the ...
7 aspirants withdraw ahead of PDP primaries in OsunPulse Nigeria
PDP Holds Governorship Primary In OsunCHANNELS TELEVISION
BREAKING: Aspirants withdraw from Osun PDP primary poll as voting beginsThe Punch
TheCable -NAIJA.NG
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Meeting with Saraki: Kwara PDP youths angry, demand apology from Secondus – Vanguard


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Meeting with Saraki: Kwara PDP youths angry, demand apology from Secondus
Vanguard
By DEMOLA AKINYEMI Ilorin – Some aggrieved youths in Kwara state state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), under the aegis of Kwara Strategic Alliance (KSA), has condemned the recent visit of the national leadership of the party to the state ...

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Abia guber: Otti declares to re-contest, says Oliseh Metuh apologized to him – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Abia guber: Otti declares to re-contest, says Oliseh Metuh apologized to him
Daily Post Nigeria
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Alex Otti, has formally declared his interest to vie for the governorship seat of the state. Otti explained that he decided to join the gubernatorial ...
As Abia hosts 3rd National Council on Niger DeltaVanguard
Former APGA candidate, Alex Otti, returns for Abia governorship racePremium Times
2019 – 'I am coming to reclaim my stolen mandate'The Nation Newspaper
Pulse Nigeria -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Award for the most confused politician goes to Gov Ortom – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

Award for the most confused politician goes to Gov Ortom
Pulse Nigeria
Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue State has been so confused lately. His confusion is metaphor for the ideology deficit in our nation's politics. Published: 53 minutes ago , Refreshed: 50 minutes ago; Jude Egbas. Print; eMail ...
Killings in Nigeria could lead to a religious war if not checked – GowonVanguard
Governor Ortom's Un-turning Point By Erasmus IkhideSaharaReporters.com
Let's stop killings, Gowon pleadsThe Nation Newspaper
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Jos main market gutted by midnight fire – Vanguard


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Jos main market gutted by midnight fire
Vanguard
Traders at Jos main market on Saturday counted their losses after a midnight fire gutted the market. Alhaji Abdulrahman Yusuf, the chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, told newsmen in Jos that over 270 shops with properties worth millions of ...
Fire engulfs Jos market, razes 217 shops — OfficialPremium Times
Fire razes Jos Terminus MarketDaily Post Nigeria
Warehouses Destroyed As Fire Razes Terminus Market In JosCHANNELS TELEVISION
TheCable -Daily Trust -The Punch -TV360
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155 Nigerians Who Were In Russia Are Back In Abuja (Photos) – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

155 Nigerians Who Were In Russia Are Back In Abuja (Photos)
Information Nigeria
Nigerian football fans that was stranded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrived the country on Friday night. The stranded football fans including a nursing mother in her mid thirties came through Ethiopian Airline flight number ET-ALP that ...
155 Nigerians stranded in Russia arrive AbujaTheCable
World Cup: Stranded Nigerian fans in Russia arrive Abuja (photos)The Nation Newspaper
152 Stranded Nigerian World Cup Fans Return HomeLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
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Fayose , Fayemi and advanced stomach infrastructure – Vanguard


Vanguard

Fayose , Fayemi and advanced stomach infrastructure
Vanguard
By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo. In 2014, Ekiti governorship election held. The results astounded everyone. The opposition party in the state walloped the incumbent governor. Fayose won in all local government areas. Fayose thumped his chest and bragged about ...
Leaders on Leadership: With the comeback kidDaily Sun
Fayose: Outgoing governor's catalogue of comediesThe Nation Newspaper
Make employment, workers' welfare your priorities, APC tasks FayemiThe Eagle Online
THISDAY Newspapers -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Apapa traffic gridlock : Osinbajo orders 72-hour operation to restore order – Vanguard


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Apapa traffic gridlock : Osinbajo orders 72-hour operation to restore order
Vanguard
By Dapo Akinrefon. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the commencement of a 72-hour joint operation to restore order in Apapa and its environs after truck drivers had caused traffic gridlock and made vehicular movement impossible in Lagos.
Osinbajo Orders 72-Hour Joint Operation To Clear Apapa GridlockCHANNELS TELEVISION
ICYMI: Osinbajo green-lights operation to clear Apapa-Oshodi gridlockTheCable
Osinbajo Orders Apapa Traffic Gridlock ClearedLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

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Atiku Formally Declares For President Today – Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)


Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Atiku Formally Declares For President Today
Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
After months of consultations with critical stakeholders in his party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Nigeria, former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, will today, formally declare to contest the 2019 presidential election under the PDP. A press ...
After consultations, Atiku declares for president todayVanguard
We will not allow APC undermine democracy –AtikuThe Punch
Adamawa Agog for Atiku's 2019 Presidential DeclarationTHISDAY Newspapers

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Teenager stabs girlfriend to death in Edo – Vanguard


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Teenager stabs girlfriend to death in Edo
Vanguard
By Gabriel Enogholase And Alemma-ozioruva Aliu. A nineteen-year-old boy, Junior Omo Shaba has killed his girlfriend and dumped her corpse by a roadside along Siluko road in the outskirts of Benin City. The deceased, Matilda Odiri, 18 was said to have ...
Man hacks lover to death, dumps body by roadsideThe Punch
19-year-old Boy Kills Girlfriend, Dumps Body By RoadsideLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

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FAAC gives in to pressure, disburses N668bn from federation account – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

FAAC gives in to pressure, disburses N668bn from federation account
The Nation Newspaper
Civil servants across the country can now heave a sigh of relief after the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC) reached a compromise to release N668.898 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of May, pending the ...
REVIEW… NNPC WALL OF SECRECY: Why war over revenue sharing may not end soonRipples Nigeria
Revenue allocation: Finally, FG, states, LGs share N668.8bnThe Punch
FGN, states, LGAs share N668.898bn for MayDaily Trust
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Guardian (blog)
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Obasanjo recruiting tired legs for third term agenda – Oshiomhole – Vanguard


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Obasanjo recruiting tired legs for third term agenda – Oshiomhole
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—-Says former President turns self-organizing secretary. —-Denies stay of execution for Imo APC congresses. —-All card carrying APC members in OSUN to elect governorship candidate. By Johnbosco Agbakwuru. National Chairman of the All Progresssives ...
Oshiomhole blasts Obasanjo, reveals what ex-president wantsDaily Post Nigeria
Obasanjo can't stop Buhari, he has no electoral value –Fasakin, APC chieftainThe Punch
Obasanjo looking for third term by other means, says OshiomholeThe Nation Newspaper
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Daily Trust -TheCable -Independent Newspapers Limited
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CBN staff killed by gunmen in Zamfara – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

CBN staff killed by gunmen in Zamfara
Daily Post Nigeria
The Police have confirmed the killing of a staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kabiru Zango, by unknown gunmen in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital. The Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Shehu, said in a statement made available to ...
Police Arrest 117 Suspects Over Zamfara KillingsCHANNELS TELEVISION
Zamfara Police Arrest 72 Suspected KidnappersIndependent Newspapers Limited
Gunmen kill two in Zamfara marketThe Nation Newspaper
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3 killed, many injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

3 killed, many injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos
Daily Post Nigeria
Three persons were on Friday killed and many others sustained injuries after a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State. An eyewitness, Mr Raji Oladimeji told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident occurred ...
Train collides with passenger bus in LagosDaily Sun
'At Least Nine' Killed In Agege Train Accident Caused By 'Danfo' DriverSaharaReporters.com
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Herdsmen killings: Buhari reacts to vote of no confidence on him by Northern elders, others – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Herdsmen killings: Buhari reacts to vote of no confidence on him by Northern elders, others
Daily Post Nigeria
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has reacted to the vote of no confidence passed on his administration by the Northern Elders' Forum, NEF, and other socio-political organizations in the country. The coalition of Northern Elders' Forum, NEF ...
2019 Presidency: Why I declare early – BuhariVanguard
Buhari lampoons Northern Elders ForumBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
BUHARI: Technology made me presidentRipples Nigeria
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Nigerian govt, States, LGs share N668.8bn for May – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nigerian govt, States, LGs share N668.8bn for May
Daily Post Nigeria
The three tiers of government have finally received the sum of N668.8bn as allocation for the month of May. This came after weeks of cold war over revenue underpayment by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation. The Director of Information in the ...
Amidst FAAC controversy, finance ministry announces sharing of N669bnPremium Times
FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N668.89bDaily Trust
FG, States, LGs share N668.8bn for MayThe Punch
CHANNELS TELEVISION -Concise News
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Nigeria Air: Buhari deceiving Nigerians, Presidency using national carrier to siphon billions – PDP alleges – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nigeria Air: Buhari deceiving Nigerians, Presidency using national carrier to siphon billions – PDP alleges
Daily Post Nigeria
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday said President Muhammadu ​Buhari ​should “perish the thought of trying to use the unveiling of a nonexistent national carrier to beguile Nigerians now that election is around the corner”​.​. PDP claimed that ...
Why PDP, Secondus, Atiku threatened to boycott 2019 polls, …Vanguard
2019: PDP considers boycottDaily Sun
PDP Threatens to Pull out of 2019 General ElectionsInformation Nigeria
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Killings :There can’t be peace without justice, says Sultan – Vanguard


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Killings :There can't be peace without justice, says Sultan
Vanguard
Lack of birth control 'll put Nigeria in serious danger-Ooni of Ife. By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Sultan of Sokoto, Mohammed Sa' ad Abubakar, yesterday, warned that the quest for peace in the country may continue to elude it until leaders embrace justice ...
CAN president: The best Nigerian isn't leading the nation — it's unfortunateTheCable
Sultan: there's too much bloodshedThe Nation Newspaper
Votes must count in 2019, Sultan saysDaily Trust
The Punch -Concise News -AllAfrica.com -Guardian (blog)
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala joins Twitter’s Board of Directors – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala joins Twitter's Board of Directors
Pulse Nigeria
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been added to the Board of Directors of social media giant, Twitter Inc. She was appointed alongside Robert Zoellick as new independent directors of the board, effective immediately, in an ...
Atiku reacts as Okonjo-Iweala gets appointment on Twitter boardDaily Post Nigeria
Okonjo-Iweala appointed into Twitter boardPremium Times
Twitter Appoints Okonjo-Iweala to its Board of DirectorsInformation Nigeria
The Punch -SaharaReporters.com -TheCable -Quartz
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Nigerians attack Ezekwesili over ‘Nigeria Air’ must fail statement – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nigerians attack Ezekwesili over 'Nigeria Air' must fail statement
Daily Post Nigeria
A former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has come under attack on social media by Nigerians after she described the National Air carrier project embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari's Government as a waste. Ezekwesili said this on her ...
New national carrier must fail for Nigeria's sake – Oby EzekwesiliPremium Times
Nigeria to spend $300m on national carrierDaily Sun
From elephants to eagles: the evolving brands of Nigeria's unsuccessful national airlinesQuartz
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Atiku, Turaki in heated drive for PDP votes – Vanguard


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Atiku, Turaki in heated drive for PDP votes
Vanguard
With Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State still waiting in the wings, the race for the presidential ticket of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was yesterday turning into a heated race between former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Special ...
2019: What Atiku will do to Buhari – PDPDaily Post Nigeria
Yola declaration: Atiku's homecoming, by Olusola SanniThe Eagle Online
A homecoming for AtikuDaily Trust
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My four-point agenda’ll transform our economy – Adegoke, aspirant – Daily Sun


Daily Sun

My four-point agenda'll transform our economy – Adegoke, aspirant
Daily Sun
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kunle Adegoke, has said that his four-point agenda can rebuild the state's economy. Adegoke who is one of the 17 aspirants screened and cleared by the National Working ...
Lawmakers, lawyers, engineers, bankers battle for Osun APC governorship ticketPremium Times
Adegoke flays conspiracy to foist OyetolaVanguard
Omo-Agege, APC primary election committee meets aspirantsPulse Nigeria
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FAAC deadlock goes on as govs insist on ‘no sharing’ – Vanguard


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FAAC deadlock goes on as govs insist on 'no sharing'
Vanguard
ABUJA— Governors of the 36 states of the federation insisted, Wednesday night, that the deadlock at the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee, FAAC, meetings will continue until the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, remits what is ...
FAAC deadlock: NNPC can't continue spending public funds without approval – GovernorsDaily Sun
FAAC Deadlock Continues As Govs Insist NNPC Must RemitLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
FAAC: 'FG Plans To Strangulate Some States'The Tide
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Ondo police arrest car snatcher after stealing 32 vehicles – The Punch


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Ondo police arrest car snatcher after stealing 32 vehicles
The Punch
Peter Dada, Akure. The Ondo State Police Command says it has arrested one Olayemi Adeoye, who allegedly specialised in stealing vehicles, particularly Honda brand. The state police said the suspect had stolen no fewer than 32 vehicles, adding that the ...
Ondo Police Nab Ex-convict Who Stole 35 VehiclesLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
Ondo Police Nab Notorious Ex-Convict Who 'Stole 35 Vehicles In Two Years'SaharaReporters.com
Robber 'steals' 32 cars in two yearsThe Nation Newspaper

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Coomassie : Nigeria has lost one of it last standing patriots – Gov. Masari – Vanguard


Vanguard

Coomassie : Nigeria has lost one of it last standing patriots – Gov. Masari
Vanguard
By Bashir Bello. KATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has said that with the death of the Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie who passed away on Thursday evening Nigeria has lost one of the last ...
ACF Chairman, Coomassie, Dies At 76Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
Ex-IG Coomasie dies at 76The Nation Newspaper
Gov. Masari mourns ACF Chairman, Ibrahim CoomassieThe Eagle Online

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Ekwueme’s family pays thank-you visit to Buhari – Vanguard


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Ekwueme's family pays thank-you visit to Buhari
Vanguard
…wants quick completion of ex-VP's mausoleum. By Johnbosco Agbakwuru. ABUJA – THE family of late former Vice-President Dr. Alex Ekwueme on Thursday paid a thank-you visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, following the state burial the elder ...
Ekwueme's family visits Buhari in Aso RockThe Nation Newspaper
Buhari receives family of late former vice president Alex Ekwueme in Aso RockNAIJA.NG

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FG appoints DGs for 3 agencies under Ministry of Mines and Steel – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

FG appoints DGs for 3 agencies under Ministry of Mines and Steel
Pulse Nigeria
Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary, General Services Office in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Published: 52 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local by NAN.
Buhari appoints 3 new Directors for Mines and SteelDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari appoint new heads of 3 agenciesDaily Trust
Buhari approves new appointmentsThe Nation Newspaper
The Punch -360Nobs.com -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Daily Nigerian News (press release) (blog)
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Breaking: Osinbajo, Saraki, govs in closed door meeting in Villa – Vanguard


Vanguard

Breaking: Osinbajo, Saraki, govs in closed door meeting in Villa
Vanguard
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru. —-APC 'll take over Osun–Fayemi boasts. By Johnbosco Agbakwuru. ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and some governors on Thursday met at the ...
Uproar in Senate over Buhari's appointmentsThe Nation Newspaper
Senate investigates alleged lopsided FG's appointmentsPulse Nigeria
A Day After Meeting With PDP, Saraki Meets With Buhari, APC Govs Behind Closed DoorsSaharaReporters.com
Daily Trust -TV360 -The Eagle Online -TheCable
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Apapa congestion: Lagos sympathises with residents, commuters – Vanguard


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Apapa congestion: Lagos sympathises with residents, commuters
Vanguard
The Lagos State Government has expressed deep sympathies with commuters and residents of Apapa and other parts of Lagos affected by the lingering logjam occasioned by the congestion created by trucks and articulated vehicles along the Apapa ...
Apapa Gridlock: Police, others begin 'Operation Restore Sanity' FridayPulse Nigeria
LASG sets up special squad to clear trucks, tankers from Apapa-Oshodi highwayThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos Govt seeks FG intervention on Apapa gridlockBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

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2019: PDP in ecstatic mood for Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom, Fatai, others – Vanguard


Vanguard

2019: PDP in ecstatic mood for Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom, Fatai, others
Vanguard
By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The mood at Wadata, the edifice housing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday was that of excitement owing to what a source described as the imminent defection of prominent politicians “very soon,” including Senate ...
Sokoto govt. expends N3bn on students' scholarshipsDaily Sun
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Why Jonathan government didn’t save despite oil boom – Okonjo-Iweala – The Punch


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Why Jonathan government didn't save despite oil boom – Okonjo-Iweala
The Punch
Oladimeji Ramon. A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has linked the failure of former President Goodluck Jonathan's administration to save for the rainy day, despite oil boom, to the insistence of state governors that funds in the ...

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Police Begin Manhunt Of Bandits After Zamfara Village Attacks – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Police Begin Manhunt Of Bandits After Zamfara Village Attacks
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Zamfara State Police Command has deployed its personnel after suspected bandits invaded some villages in the state. Mr Kenneth Ebrimson, the Commissioner of Police in the state disclosed this to Channels Television on Thursday when he confirmed ...
30 Killed, 7 Missing In Fresh Zamfara AttacksSaharaReporters.com
Zamfara killings continue, 30 killed in attacks on 5 villagesTheCable
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Ekiti election: PDP reveals how INEC allegedly rigged in favour of APC – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Ekiti election: PDP reveals how INEC allegedly rigged in favour of APC
Daily Post Nigeria
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that it has “facts” on how the last Saturday's governorship election in Ekiti State was allegedly rigged. The National Working Committee of the party had met in Abuja on Tuesday, where they received and reviewed ...
Ekiti: Fayemi gets INEC's certificate of returnDaily Sun
What next after Fayemi's victory?TheCable
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Victim runs into robber in Ondo hospital – Vanguard


Vanguard

Victim runs into robber in Ondo hospital
Vanguard
By Dayo Johnson. Akure—NEMESIS caught up with a wanted robbery suspect, Bukola Adeoye, when one of his victims, who came for treatment in a hospital for injuries inflicted on him by Adeoye, identified him, as he was in same hospital for injuries ...
Robbery suspects escape from custody after allegedly charming SARS operativesNAIJA.NG
Police Gun Down 'Agbara', One of The Most Wanted 'Armed Robbers' In Ondo StateSaharaReporters.com

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Angry reactions trail bid to impeach Madumere – Vanguard


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Angry reactions trail bid to impeach Madumere
Vanguard
By Chidi Nkwopara & Chinonso Alozie. OWERRI—ANGRY reactions from within and outside Nigeria, have continued to trail the current plot by Imo State House of Assembly to impeach the Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere. AdChoices. ADVERTISING.
Okorocha was answering me 'yes sir' but turned Tiger after becoming Governor – Senator UmehDaily Post Nigeria
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Why Iwo should produce Osun gov, Youth group – Vanguard


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Why Iwo should produce Osun gov, Youth group
Vanguard
By Iyabo Aina. A group, Osun for Real, has called on political parties in Osun State to pick their candidates from Iwo area insisting that the area should produce the next governor of Osun State. In a statement by its coordinator, Comrade Olayemi ...
'Iwo should be Osun governor'The Nation Newspaper

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Osun Central leaders accuse govt of coercion – Vanguard


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Osun Central leaders accuse govt of coercion
Vanguard
By Gbenga Olarinoye. The crisis rocking the ruling APC in Osun State assumed a new twist yesterday after some leaders of the party from Osun Central Senatorial District alleged that some agents of government threatened them to force them to vote for a ...
APC moves Osun governorship primaries to Friday, July 20Pulse Nigeria
APC Postpones Osun Governorship PrimaryCHANNELS TELEVISION
Osun APC chiefs allege plot to manipulate gov primaryThe Punch
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Jonathan, IBB meet in Minna – Daily Sun


Daily Sun

Jonathan, IBB meet in Minna
Daily Sun
Former President Goodluck Jonathan met with former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, at his Hill-Top residence, for two hours, behind closed doors, yesterday. READ ALSO: Atiku consults IBB on 2019 presidency. Jonathan reportedly breezed ...
Jonathan Meets With IBB In MinnaLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
Jonathan, IBB in private meetingDaily Post Nigeria

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Obasanjo tackles Buhari again, says Govt confused – Vanguard


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Obasanjo tackles Buhari again, says Govt confused
Vanguard
Says Government is incompetent to stern the tide of killings, devastating Poverty, except giving one unrighteous and unacceptable justification after the other. *** As Northern, Southern Leaders accuse government of Complicity in the on going killings.
Again, Obasanjo hits Buhari, says president confused, incompetentDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari govt confused, incompetent to stem killings, says ObasanjoThe Punch
Killings: Obasanjo attacks Buhari againThe Nation Newspaper
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ANN opens Benue State secretariat in Makurdi – The Nation Newspaper


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ANN opens Benue State secretariat in Makurdi
The Nation Newspaper
THE Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has opened its party secretariat in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The inauguration was performed by presidential aspirant of the party Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, who urged party members to go back to their wards to ...
Why I'm in the race—ANN presidential aspirantVanguard

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Buhari’s Govt confused, has gotten to the end of its tethers – Obasanjo – Vanguard


Vanguard

Buhari's Govt confused, has gotten to the end of its tethers – Obasanjo
Vanguard
By Henry Umoru ABUJA- FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday lampooned the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration, saying that the government is at the moment confused in addressing the mirage of problems and ...
Again, Obasanjo hits Buhari, says president confused, incompetentDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari's government is confused - ObasanjoPulse Nigeria
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NYSC 2018: Batch ‘B’ orientation course resumes July 24 – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

NYSC 2018: Batch 'B' orientation course resumes July 24
Daily Trust
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is set to conduct the 2018 Batch 'B' Stream 1 Orientation course from Tuesday, 24th July to Monday 13th August, 2018. The Corps' Director-General, Brig. General Suleiman Kazaure disclosed this on Wednesday at ...
NYSC DG reads riot act to state coordinatorsVanguard
NYSC: Batch 'B' corps members to begin orientation July 24TheCable
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FEC meeting put off for the 6th time – Vanguard


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FEC meeting put off for the 6th time
Vanguard
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru. ABUJA – THE weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, was put off for the sixth time in the life of the current administration. President Muhammadu Buhari during the FEC Meeting held at the Council Chambers in Abuja The last time ...
FG puts off FEC meeting, silent on reasonThe Punch
FEC meeting put off for the sixth timeTODAY.NG

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How we curtail Niger Delta militancy, IPOB secessionist plot – Osinbajo – Vanguard


Vanguard

How we curtail Niger Delta militancy, IPOB secessionist plot – Osinbajo
Vanguard
Nigeria's foundation deficient, threatened—Monarchs …Express worry over non adoption of confab reports. By Johnbosco Agbakwuru. ABUJA – VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the intervention by traditional rulers at the wake of bombing of oil ...
Osinbajo urges traditional rulers to encourage dialogueBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Osinbajo charges traditional rulers on security challengesThe Punch

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FG renames national carrier "Nigeria Air" – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

FG renames national carrier "Nigeria Air"
Pulse Nigeria
Nigeria Airways FG renames national carrier from "Nigeria Airways" to "Nigeria Air". This was disclosed in London on Wednesday as the airline is set to be relaunched. Published: 10 minutes ago , Refreshed: 2 minutes ago; Samson Toromade. Print; eMail ...
BREAKING: FG unveils Nigeria Air as new national carrierBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Nigeria Air… FG unveils new national carrierTheCable
BREAKING: Nigeria unveils name of national carrier, logoThe Punch
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Alleged NYSC Certificate Forgery Against Finance Minister, Affront On Yoruba Race, Says Group – Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)


Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Alleged NYSC Certificate Forgery Against Finance Minister, Affront On Yoruba Race, Says Group
Leadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
The Oduduwa Development Initiatives (ODI), has risen in defence of the minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, saying the alleged NYSC discharge certificate forgery allegation is an affront on the Yoruba race. Addressing the press in Abuja, the ...
Why we can't arrest, investigate Adeosun over NYSC certificate scandal – PoliceDaily Post Nigeria
Kemi Adeosun's deafening silenceTheCable
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Military Arrests Seven More Suspects Over Plateau Killings – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Military Arrests Seven More Suspects Over Plateau Killings
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The military has arrested seven suspects in connection with the attacks on some communities in Plateau State. Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, disclosed this to reporters on Tuesday while parading the suspects in Jos, the ...
Plateau killings: Military taskforce arrests 7 more suspectsDaily Post Nigeria
Killings: Plateau elders lament growing humanitarian crisesVanguard
Troops Arrest 7 More Suspects Over Jos KillingsLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
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Ex-CJN, Katsina-Alu dies in Abuja Hospital – Vanguard


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Ex-CJN, Katsina-Alu dies in Abuja Hospital
Vanguard
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri. ABUJA—-A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, is dead. Katsina-Alu who headed the Nigerian judiciary between 2009 and 2011, reportedly died at an Orthopaedic Hospital in Abuja in the early hours of ...
Former Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Katsina-Alu is deadDaily Post Nigeria
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 18th JulyInformation Nigeria
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Hoodlums burn down 2 schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye in Kogi – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Hoodlums burn down 2 schools to be commissioned by Dino Melaye in Kogi
Daily Post Nigeria
The Government Girls Secondary School, Sarkin Noma and Lokongoma Secondary School in Lokoja LGA which were due for commissioning this morning have been razed down and vandalized by yet to be identified hoodlums. The renovation of the schools ...
PHOTOS: Suspected arsonists set ablaze Dino Melaye's projects on inauguration dayThe Punch
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PDP claims Ortom set to join party after APC exit – Daily Post Nigeria


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PDP claims Ortom set to join party after APC exit
Daily Post Nigeria
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Governor Samuel Ortom was in defection talks with the party. The invitation followed Ortom's announcement that he is no longer with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ortom made the declaration at ...
The rebellion of the godson: The end of Ortom's honeymoon with AkumeBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Gathering Storm Against Gov Ortom In BenueLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
APC summons Ortom, Akume to AbujaVanguard
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EFCC Re-Arraign’s Orji Kalu Over Fraud …Disowns Tweet On Fayose – The Tide


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EFCC Re-Arraign's Orji Kalu Over Fraud …Disowns Tweet On Fayose
The Tide
A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu was yesterday re-arraigned at a Federal High Court in Lagos on an amended 39-count charges bordering on fraud. Kalu, who is now a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is being prosecuted ...
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DISCOs are technically insolvent – BPE – Vanguard


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DISCOs are technically insolvent – BPE
Vanguard
By Emman Ovuakporie & Chris Ochayi. ABUJA— Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, yesterday, said most of the Distribution Companies, DISCOs, in Nigeria were technically insolvent. Director-General of the bureau, Alex Okoh, made this revelation during an ...
DisCos are technically insolvent, says BPEBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Imo Assembly serves deputy gov impeachment notice – The Punch


The Punch

Imo Assembly serves deputy gov impeachment notice
The Punch
Chidiebube Okeoma and Gibson Achonu, Owerri. The lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly have officially served an impeachment notice on the embattled Deputy Governor of the state, Prince Eze Madumere. This is even as hundreds of the ...
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2019: Why I endorsed Kabiru Tanimu Turaki’s for President – Babangida – The Eagle Online


The Eagle Online

2019: Why I endorsed Kabiru Tanimu Turaki's for President – Babangida
The Eagle Online
Former Nigeria Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has disclosed that he his endorsing a former Minister for Special Duties during the Administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, as the right ...
Meet IBB's man for 2019 presidential electionInformation Nigeria
IBB Endorses Tanimu Turaki For 2019 PresidencyIndependent Newspapers Limited
2019 Polls: IBB Endorses Turaki's Agenda for NigeriaTHISDAY Newspapers

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Transparency International, SERAP speak on alleged vote-buying in Ekiti election – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Transparency International, SERAP speak on alleged vote-buying in Ekiti election
Daily Post Nigeria
Anti-corruption monitor, Transparency International, TI, Transparency International has reacted to allegations of Vote-buying by the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP during Saturday's governorship election in Ekiti ...
INEC commends security agencies on Ekiti Governorship electionVanguard
Ekiti: July 14 poll falls short of global standards – Local, international observersThe Eagle Online
Ekiti Polls: the Demystification of Ayo Fayose, By Nkannebe RaymondPremium Times
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Supreme Court acquittal: ‘Heroic’ welcome for Saraki in Ilorin – Vanguard


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Supreme Court acquittal: 'Heroic' welcome for Saraki in Ilorin
Vanguard
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki was on Tuesday, accorded a heroic reception by a crowd of supporters and admirers that gathered at Ilorin International Airport to welcome him to Ilorin. Supreme Court acquittal: 'Heroic' welcome for ...
Saraki speaks on dumping APCDaily Post Nigeria
You lack decorum, Kwara APC blasts NabenaBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Supreme Court Acquittal: Saraki receives heroic welcome in IlorinWorldStage
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Senate confirms Smith, Chairman Police Service Commission – Vanguard


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Senate confirms Smith, Chairman Police Service Commission
Vanguard
The Senate has confirmed the appointment of former Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Musiliu Smith as the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC). It also confirmed six others as members of the commission. Saraki. Confirmation of their ...
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I will end Boko Haram if elected president- Atiku – Vanguard


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I will end Boko Haram if elected president- Atiku
Vanguard
Former Vice President and now aspiring for President on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has vowed and promised to end the lingering Boko Haram crisis and other criminal activities such as the herdsmen/farmers ...
I'll end Boko Haram, keep Nigeria more united – AtikuPremium Times
I will end Boko Haram if I become President - Atiku AbubakarPulse Nigeria
Middle Belt groups blasts Atiku over comment on 'missing' 23 soldiersThe Nation Newspaper
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Two policemen killed, woman dies from accidental discharge as police officers protest – Vanguard


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Two policemen killed, woman dies from accidental discharge as police officers protest
Vanguard
... * Two Policemen killed. By Ben Agande, Kaduna. An accidental discharge from police officers who conveyed the corpses of their colleagues to the police command headquarters in Kaduna to protest the killing as well as the non payment of their ...
Gunmen Kill Two Policemen In Fresh Birnin Gwari AttackCHANNELS TELEVISION
One Person Killed as Anti-Riot Policemen 'Mourn' Dead Colleagues in KadunaTHISDAY Newspapers
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Court orders Dasuki’s release, serves warrant on DSS, AGF – Vanguard


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Court orders Dasuki's release, serves warrant on DSS, AGF
Vanguard
By Anthony Ogbonna. The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has, Tuesday, formally served the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, AGF, with a warrant of release of the Former National ...
Court serves Dasuki's release warrant on DSS, AGFTheCable
Dasuki set to regain freedom as judge signs bail orderDaily Post Nigeria
Dasuki Has Fulfilled All Bail Conditions – LawyerCHANNELS TELEVISION
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Buhari appoints Banire, Tukur AMCON, FCSC chairpersons – Vanguard


Vanguard

Buhari appoints Banire, Tukur AMCON, FCSC chairpersons
Vanguard
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN) and former legal adviser to the now ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, party, Muiz Banire as Chairman of the governing board of the Assets Management Corporation of ...
Buhari appoints Banire as AMCON chairmanTheCable
Senate Confirms Smith as PSC ChairTHISDAY Newspapers
Buhari nominates Muiz AMCON chairmanThe Nation Newspaper
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Flood kills two pupils in Edo – The Nation Newspaper


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Flood kills two pupils in Edo
The Nation Newspaper
Residents of Uselu community in Egor local government area on Tuesday protested the death of a six-year old pupil by flood after a heavy downpour which lasted several hours. The protesters blocked the busy Uselu-Lagos road with bonfires while motorists ...
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EFCC re-arraigns ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu, raises charges to 39 counts – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

EFCC re-arraigns ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu, raises charges to 39 counts
Pulse Nigeria
Kalu, who is now a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Published: 3 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local by NAN. Print; eMail ...
EFCC re-arraigns Kalu on charges of N7.6bn fraudThe Punch
Alleged N3bn Fraud: Appeal Court President Directs Conclusion Of Kalu's Case By SeptemberCHANNELS TELEVISION
EFCC re-arraigns Kalu for 'laundering' N7.6b state fundsThe Nation Newspaper
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Buhari transmits 2019 elections budget to Senate – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Buhari transmits 2019 elections budget to Senate
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, detailing that Nigeria will need N254 billion (N254,445,322,600) to prosecute the 2019 general elections, hence requested the lawmaker to grant approval for the sum to be drawn from the 2018 and ...
Buhari transmits 2019 election budget to SenatePremium Times
Buhari seeks NASS approval of funds for 2018 budget, 2019 electionsPulse Nigeria
Breaking: Buhari writes Senate, Asks for approval of N164bn for 2019 ElectionVanguard
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How Alfa used fake ‘vision’ to rape student – Police – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

How Alfa used fake 'vision' to rape student – Police
Daily Post Nigeria
An Alfa, Mustapha Hammed, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Lagos. The police said the 23-year-old suspect told the victim that he saw a ...
Shock as undergraduate barks after spiritual cleansing by AlfaVanguard
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Executive Order to stop corruption fighting back — FG – Vanguard


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Executive Order to stop corruption fighting back — FG
Vanguard
By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor. The recently pronounced Executive Order Number 6 is the death knell against corruption and is meant to stop allegedly corrupt persons fighting back and crippling the administration's anti-corruption war, the ...
Weighing Buhari's Executive Order No. 6Daily Trust
Much ado about Executive Order 6The Nation Newspaper
Executive Order 6: FG Targets N595bn from 155 high profile corruption casesNaija247news
AllAfrica.com -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -The Punch -TODAY.NG
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Suspected killer of ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s daughter remanded in prison – Vanguard


Vanguard

Suspected killer of ex-Ondo Dep Gov's daughter remanded in prison
Vanguard
By Dayo Johnson. Akure—THE suspected killer of the daughter of the former Ondo State deputy governor, Seidu Sakiru Adeyemi, has been remanded in Olokuta Prison by an Akure Chief Magistrate's Court. Adeyemi was charged to court on a two-count ...
Suspected killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov's daughter remandedDaily Sun
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11 years after, Abuja light rail takes off – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

11 years after, Abuja light rail takes off
The Nation Newspaper
The inauguration of the Abuja light rail last Thursday by President Muhammadu Buhari will, no doubt, open a new vista in public transportation in the nation's capital, writes ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE and FAITH YAHAYA. Last Thursday's inauguration of the ...
The Many Benefits Of Abuja Light Rail ProjectLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
PDP abandoned Abuja light rail project - VP OsinbajoNAIJA.NG

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Jibia flood update: 44 people killed, 20 missing – Masari – Vanguard


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Jibia flood update: 44 people killed, 20 missing – Masari
Vanguard
Katsina – Gov Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday said over 44 persons loss their lives while 20 others are still missing following the Sunday flood disaster in Jibia Local Government Area of the state. Governor Masari Masari, who stated this after ...
Katsina drills 1000 boreholes, repairs 700 to tackle water-borne diseases – Gov. MasariThe Eagle Online
Flood Wreaks Havoc In Katsina, Kills At Least 45CHANNELS TELEVISION
Katsina flood: Buhari directs NEMA's intervention, death toll hits 44The Nation Newspaper
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Middle Belt Conference: Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF’s leaders’ charted aircraft denied landing permit in Makurdi – Vanguard


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Middle Belt Conference: Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF's leaders' charted aircraft denied landing permit in Makurdi
Vanguard
By Peter Duru Makurdi – The aircraft conveying leaders of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere, Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Monday afternoon, was denied landing permit at the Makurdi airport by the Air Force authorities, where they had scheduled to ...
Restructuring: Southern leaders barred from flying to MakurdiThe Nation Newspaper

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Nigerian Politicians, electorate and vote buying – TheCable


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Nigerian Politicians, electorate and vote buying
TheCable
Election period in Nigeria comes with its own unique 'sales strategy'. It is a season of give and take with lots of commercial activities in the red light street. A time when voter's prostitution reaches its crescendo. As in the real world, what makes ...
Disabled persons: Our gains, loses during Ekiti electionDaily Trust
2019: Commission urges police to begin preparationThe Eagle Online
IGP commends Police personnel on Ekiti state gubernatorial electionTV360
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Taraba youths attack, injure Police Commissioner – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Taraba youths attack, injure Police Commissioner
Daily Post Nigeria
Rampaging youths in Jalingo on Monday pelted Taraba Commissioner of Police, Mr David Akinremi, with stones, injuring him on the head. The Command's Public Relations Officer, ASP David Misal, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Jalingo, said the ...
Police allegedly kill 8 youths in JalingoDaily Trust
Taraba police commissioner attacked, scores feared killedThe Nation Newspaper
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President Buhari felicitates with APC Chieftain, Sidi Ali, at 81 – Vanguard


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President Buhari felicitates with APC Chieftain, Sidi Ali, at 81
Vanguard
Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart and member of the party's Elders Committee in Kano State, Alhaji Sidi Ali, as he celebrates his 81st birthday. President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the ...
BREAKING: Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians stranded in RussiaDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari orders repatriation of Nigerians stranded in RussiaBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Buhari Orders Immediate Repatriation of Nigerians Stranded In RussiaCHANNELS TELEVISION
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What I will do if elected President -Dankwambo – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

What I will do if elected President -Dankwambo
Daily Post Nigeria
Ibrahim Dankwambo, Governor of Gombe State and a presidential aspirant, says he will declare war on poverty and injustices in Nigeria if elected president come 2019. Dankwambo, who is seeking to be the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ...
2019: Atiku solicits support of Gov. DankwamboVanguard
Ekiti poll: Atiku urges PDP supporters to remain peaceful, orderlyThe Eagle Online
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Killing of policemen : IGP places N5m bounty on killers – Vanguard


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Killing of policemen : IGP places N5m bounty on killers
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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, has announced a N5 million reward for anyone who can provide information that could lead to the arrest of assailants of seven policemen in Abuja recently. The same, according to ...
Killing of police officers in Abuja, EdoThe Punch
Four Nigerian police officers killed in EdoPremium Times
Police Place N5m Bounty On Killers Of Personnel In Edo, AbujaCHANNELS TELEVISION
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BREAKING: Gov. Ortom dumps APC – Daily Post Nigeria


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BREAKING: Gov. Ortom dumps APC
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom at the banquet hall of the Government House in Makurdi on Monday announced that he is no longer with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ortom stated this while swearing in the newly appointed Special ...
Grazing Law: I am partyless, declares Gov. OrtomVanguard
I've been given the red card by APC – OrtomDaily Sun
Ortom dumps APC, searching for new partyPulse Nigeria
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Resign or renounce alleged NYSC certification fraud, BudgIT tells Adeosun – Vanguard


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Resign or renounce alleged NYSC certification fraud, BudgIT tells Adeosun
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BudgIT Nigeria, a civic tech organisation, expresses disappointment at the silence of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over the allegations of NYSC certificate fraud, just as it is calling for her resignation. Minister for Finance, Mrs. Kemi ...
Alleged forgery of NYSC certificate: Group petitions IGPTV360
SERAP, group trade tackles on minister's alleged forged NYSC exemption certificateDaily Sun
HEDA writes IGP, demands probe of Adeosun over 'certificate forgery'TheCable
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Buhari 2019: Group clarifies position on Ali Modu Sheriff’s appointment as DG – Vanguard


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Buhari 2019: Group clarifies position on Ali Modu Sheriff's appointment as DG
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The Presidential Support Committee of Buhari 2019 has said that the appointment of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, former National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as its Director-General was done in the best interest of the party. Mr Kassim Muhammad ...
2019: why we appoint Senator Sheriff– Buhari GroupDaily Sun

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Third Mainland Bridge: Fashola clears air on closure for repairs – Daily Post Nigeria


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Third Mainland Bridge: Fashola clears air on closure for repairs
Daily Post Nigeria
The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has clarified that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will be shut down for only three days, starting from July 27. Fashola said this on Monday while addressing some confusion over the ...
Third Mainland Bridge will not be closed down for 27 months – FasholaInformation Nigeria
Third Mainland Bridge will not be closed for 27 months – FasholaBellaNaija
VIDEO: Third Mainland Bridge to be closed for 3 Days, not 27 Months – FasholaNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Fayose’s N1.3B fraud case with the EFCC explained – Pulse Nigeria


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Fayose's N1.3B fraud case with the EFCC explained
Pulse Nigeria
We take the time to explain why EFCC says it wants to reopen the N1.3B fraud case against Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose. Published: 51 minutes ago , Refreshed: 43 minutes ago; Jude Egbas. Print; eMail ...
Ekiti election: EFCC under fire for threatening to arrest FayoseDaily Post Nigeria
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2019: Why Northern PDP must produce one Presidential candidate – Wike – Daily Post Nigeria


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2019: Why Northern PDP must produce one Presidential candidate – Wike
Daily Post Nigeria
Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State, has urged Northern leaders under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick a consensus presidential candidate in a bid to dethrone the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives ...
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APGA chieftain, Umeh attacks Okorocha, gives reasons – Daily Post Nigeria


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APGA chieftain, Umeh attacks Okorocha, gives reasons
Daily Post Nigeria
Victor Umeh, the Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District has described the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha as a pain in the neck of people of the state. Umeh said Okorocha had become an “island unto himself. ” Speaking on Sunday ...
Imo dep gov's impeachment: God forgive us for making Okorocha gov — UmehVanguard

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Atlantic Ocean’s surge sacks Ondo community – Vanguard


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Atlantic Ocean's surge sacks Ondo community
Vanguard
By Dayo Johnson. OVER 200 persons and residents of Ayetoro, a coastal community in Ilaje area of Ondo State were, weekend, sacked by a surge of the Atlantic Ocean. More than 20 houses were destroyed by the surge. Narrating their ordeal, a resident of ...
Residents lament as ocean submerges buildings in OndoThe Punch

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NNPC private guards accuse navy of killing two operatives – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

NNPC private guards accuse navy of killing two operatives
Guardian (blog)
Topline Security, a private guard firm engaged by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to secure petroleum pipelines along the stretch of Atlas Cove has accused the Nigerian Navy of killing two of her personnel and abducting two others in ...
Two pipeline guards murdered, buried in shallow grave in LagosVanguard
Hoodlums allegedly kill NNPC's contractor's guardsThe Nation Newspaper

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Mace theft: Omo-Agege attacks Reps, Saraki over suspension call – The Punch


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Mace theft: Omo-Agege attacks Reps, Saraki over suspension call
The Punch
The lawmaker representing the Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has carpeted the House of Representatives for approving his suspension over alleged involvement in the invasion of the Senate chamber and mace snatching.
NASS has no power to suspend me, says Omo-AgegeDaily Sun

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Customs officer kills two colleagues in Lagos – The Punch


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Customs officer kills two colleagues in Lagos
The Punch
Samson Folarin. Two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service lost their lives in a tragic accident on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway on Saturday. PUNCH Metro learnt that the two victims, who were in a Toyota Camry with the number plate, YLA 121 BJ, were ...
Two Customs officers die in road crashThe Nation Newspaper
Customs officer kills 2 colleagues in LagosNAIJA.NG

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