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FG will create 1m jobs in 2016 – Osinbajo

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The Federal Government will create no fewer than one million direct jobs in 2016, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said

NSCDC Arrests 40 Oil T‎hieves, Destroys 106 Illegal Refineries In Bayelsa

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The Bayelsa State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday confirmed the arrest of 40 persons over alleged involvement in crude oil theft along the creeks and waterways of the state.

Buhari wants Dasuki to remain in jail as fight against graft continues

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Former national security adviser of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Sambo Dasuki, looks on in the dock during his trial at the federal high court in Abuja, on September 1, 2015. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for the ex-Nigeria National Security adviser to be kept in jail. PHOTO | AFP   securing court bails.

60-year-old woman killed as truck crushes commercial buses

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There was pandemonium at Oke Fia area of Osogbo, the Osun State capital when a goods-laden truck lost control and crushed two commercial buses and four  other vehicles.

Snow White for Sadler’s Family Weekend

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BalletLORENT’s take on the popular Brothers Grimm fairytale Snow White is set to entertain children at Sadler’s Wells in March as part of the venue’s annual two-day festival Family Weekend.

Musical Tampon Allows Fetuses to Listen to Your Mixtape in the Womb

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Over the years, studies have shown music listened to during pregnancy may have a positive effect on babies after they are born.

Rwanda president Paul Kagamer and wife dance to Ketchup's Pam Pam

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See video of President of Rwanda and his First Lady dancing to Pam Pam, a single by Nigeria's Dancehall star Ketchup. Watch after the cut...

These Are the Science Stories We’ll Be Watching in 2016

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Another amazing year of science has come and gone, so it’s time to look ahead and see what the next year has in store. Here are Gizmodo’s most anticipated scientific and technological developments of 2016.

D'banj gets his 2015 Porsche car from Slot endorsement (photos)

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Nice ride. More photos after the cut...

Kylie Jenner and Tyga: Kardashian family believe rapper's diamond ring gift could be 'fake'

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Their relationship has been thought to be on the rocks for a while now, what with unproven rumours circulating that the 8-year-age-gap between Kylie Jenner and boyfriend.

Read FFK's reaction to Buhari's media chat

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Fabolous gives his 7yr old son 2 Rolex watches worth $34,000 as Christmas gifts

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The rapper's 7 year old son, Johan, got spoiled for Christmas.

Brazilian team offer Jose Mourinho new job, promise to pay him monthly with food hampers..lol

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Jose Mourinho is currently in Brazil following his dismissal from Chelsea, and one club in the country is trying to poach the former Chelsea coach.

Caitlyn Jenner Settles The First Of Three Lawsuits Following The Fatal Car Crash

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Well, Caitlyn Jenner has one less thing to worry about in the new year! It's been revealed on Wednesday that the famous Olympian settled the lawsuit filed by the Prius driver in the fatal crash back in February.

Nicki Minaj posts selfie with brother Jelani... after paying $100K bail following his child rape arrest

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Nicki Minaj showed her support for big brother Jelani Maraj by including the child rape suspect in her family selfie at a New York bowling alley on Wednesday.

Biafra: Why I can’t release Kanu – Buhari

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ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, explained why he cannot release leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

Buhari says nothing is vague about his asset declaration

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja said he had declared his assets four times over time and there was nothing vague about the issue.

Bombs kill 53 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

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LAGOS, Nigeria — Bomb blasts blamed on Boko Haram killed 29 people in Nigeria and 24 in Cameroon, officials said Thursday after Nigeria’s new president warned that the US refusal to sell his country strategic weapons is ‘‘aiding and abetting’’ the Islamic extremist group. 

Nigeria: Naira Strengthens By 0.4 Per Cent Against Dollar

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The naira on Wednesday strengthened against the dollar as currency speculators feared that the apex bank might come up with policies that might be unfavourable to them in 2016.

Photos from today's presidential media chat

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President Buhari had his maiden presidential media chat today December 30th. See more photos after the cut...

Buhari hints on possible ban of hijabs in Nigeria

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President Buhari has hinted on the possible ban of hijabs following the increasing rate of suicide bombing. He gave the hint while speaking during the presidential media chat tonight...

Newborn baby who fell on rail tracks through a train toilet after delivery miraculously survives

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A baby who was born inside the toilet of a train in India slipped through the toilet bowl and fell on rail tracks miraculously survived on Monday, December 28. 

FG to employ 400,000 Nigerians for pencil production

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The Federal Government on Wednesday in Enugu said the country must stop importing pencil in the next two years.

Davido replies Dele Momodu

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And the drama continues..

Photos: Ambode's convoy arrest airforce cadets who locked a young man in their car trunk

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Apprehended Air Force Cadets – Abdullahi Fahad (left) and Peter O. Solomon (right) by Lagos State Governor’s Convoy, for locking a citizen, Dahiru Lawal in the trunk of the car, at Mile 12 on Ikorodu road, Lagos, today Wednesday, December 30. See more photos after the cut...

Tambuwal, Wamakko donate N2.88m to graduate-prison inmates in Sokoto

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and his predecessor, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto), have donated N2.88 million to 107 inmates of Sokoto Central Prison who graduated from various Holy Qur’an recitation and memorisation courses and skills acquisition programmes.

Trophy wife/blogger Sarah Hermis shares beautiful pics from a shoot with daughter

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Popular Instagram fashion addict who calls herself a trophy wife and Lebanese barbie shared these photos from a Christmas photoshoot she did with her equally fashionable daughter Princess Arielle. See also a photo of the expensive toy G Wagon she gave her daughter, More photos after the cut...

I turned down a N400m car proposal for the presidency, NASS members can't spend N4.5bn to buy cars- Buhari

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President Buhari says he will be exploring the possibility of stopping National Assembly members from spending N4.5 billion on car purchase when they still collect transportation allowances.

Dele Momodu replies Davido, shares pic of him at the airport, says he tried to travel illegally with his daughter

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Apparently, Davido and his family tried to travel out of the country with his daughter last night and the Momodus managed to stop them at the airport. 

Buhari Presidential Media Chat: Nigeria Willing To Negotiate With Boko Haram To Save Chibok Girls

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday his administration has no reliable information or intelligence on the whereabouts of the Chibok schoolgirls who were kidnapped last year by Boko Haram.

OPEC says a $10 trillion investment is needed to prevent a massive spike in oil prices

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OPEC says that $10 trillion worth of investment will need to flow into oil and gas through 2040 in order to meet the world’s energy needs.

New petrol prices ‘too little to cheer’ — PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the new pump prices of petrol as announced Tuesday by the Federal Government as a continuation of the All Progressives Congress, APC’s government by deception.

Presidential Chat: I don’t know if Chibok girls are alive – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his government doesn’t know the whereabouts of the abducted Chibok girls.

Buhari to spend N18.1 billion on Presidential Villa

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari apparently plans to spend more money than his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan to run the presidential villa in the capital Abuja.

3 Nigerians caught for raping 19-year-old

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NEW DELHI: Three Nigerians were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly gang-raping a 19-year-old woman from Imphal in west Delhi's Uttam Nagar area. Two of the woman's friends were also arrested for their involvement in the incident.

Nigeria ready to negotiate release of Chibok girls with Boko Haram, Buhari says

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LAGOS, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Nigeria's government is prepared to negotiate with Islamist militant group Boko Haram to secure the release of around 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last year, if credible leaders are identified, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday.

Reps sponsored 327 bills in six months – Gbajabiamila

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Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, House Leader of the House of Representatives, on Wednesday said that the 8th Assembly in its six months of existence had sponsored a total of 327 bills as against 132 presented within the first six months of the 7th Assembly.

Nigeria has documents suggesting oil money has been looted, Buhari says

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LAGOS, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Nigerian authorities have seen documents suggesting the proceeds from past crude oil sales were diverted to personal accounts rather than reaching government coffers, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday.

Snoop Dogg BLASTS Chip Kelly With 'Friday' Inspired Diss

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Looks like Snoop Dogg isn't over the Eagles ruining his fantasy season ...

Laverne Cox shares bikini photo...trolls come for her, lol.

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So...transgender actress  Laverne Cox shared a photo in a bikini and captioned it...'This girl desperately needs a vacation. Earlier before I hit the pool. #TransIsBeautiful'. Then trolls come for her, lol. Read the comments after the cut...

'Kim Kardashian has the morals of a flea for dressing North West in fur', blast critics

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The toddler was sporting the heavy jacket despite the Los Angeles sunshine as she visited a soft play centre with her aunt Kourtney

The Most Stylish Man Of The Year Revealed

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The jury is out for us on this result.  The most stylish man of the year is Kanye West, well according to GQ Magazine anyway.

Toolz narrates her experience in traffic today

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The OAP's driver got into a scrap with a fellow motorist. See the rest after the cut...

Kendall Jenner Makes New Year's Resolution to 'Chill Out More' After Revealing Secret Hospitalization

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Kendall Jenner is making a New Year's resolution to "chill out more" in 2016 after revealing that a health scare left her hospitalized earlier this year.