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Wife exposes husband who attempted to sell their nine-month-old baby for N250,000

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A certain Nigerian woman, Ijeoma Ndoku, married to a Liberian, one Daniel Barnney, recently raised the alarm

Tears as remains of man killed by lawyer-wife arrive church

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The remains of Oyelowo Ajanaku, who was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife in Ibadan have arrived at the St, Paul’s Anglican Chruch,

Okada rider crushed to death by BRT vehicle in Lagos

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A crowd of angry motorcyclists, commuters and sympathisers at the Agric end of the Ikorodu Road, Lagos State on Thursday, were thrown into shock after a Bus

Lagos Police recover pistol, toy gun from robbers who attempted to rob church during vigil

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested three men suspected to be members of a dreaded syndicate, ‘One Million’ in the Badagry area of the state.

N780 Billion Fine - NCC Slams MTN, Denies N50 Billion Payment Claim

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The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday distanced itself from claims by MTN Nigeria that it persuaded the phone company to withdraw its

Abducted Jonathan’s Nephew Found Dead in Bayelsa River

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Four days after he was abducted along with his uncle, Samuel Okies, a 35 years old nephew of the former President Goodluck Jonathan was friday found dead in the waterways of Otuoke, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

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Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning. 1. Former Senate President, David Mark and ex-president of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Comrade Dan Onyirofie Onjeh will lock political horns today, Saturday, in Benue South senatorial district rerun election.

Ugandan president uses strong-arm tactics during election

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President Yoweri Museveni's security forces used strong-arm tactics in the middle of an election Friday, arresting the main opposition candidate, beating protesters and firing tear gas and stun grenades at them.

Suicide bombers kill 24 in Cameroon

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Two suicide bombers posing as food vendors killed at least 24 people and injured 112 others in a market in Meme, northern Cameroon, security sources said on Friday.

Yemi Alade on her Swahili love

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Nigerian Afro-pop singer Yemi Alade, whose hit song Jonny dominated charts across Africa two years ago, won MTV's best female African artist for 2015.

Only civil servants with confirmed BVN will receive February salary – Governor Wike

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As the Rivers state government moves to determine the actual number of staff in its employ, the state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that only civil servants with proven Bank Verification Numbers, BVN, will receive salaries beginning from this February.

At least 53 dead in Ghana after bus crash

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At least 53 people died when a passenger bus collided with a truck carrying tomatoes on a Ghana highway, police said Thursday after one of the country’s most deadly road disasters.

Female Passenger Dies in Toilet At Lagos Airport

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Chinedu Eze It was confirmed that a middle-aged female passenger billed to travel on Etihad Airways died Wednesday morning in the toilet at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

BlackBerry offering discount deal on Priv and Passport with free accessories

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BlackBerry has announced some new deals for consumers to enjoy great savings on Priv and Passport smartphones. The deals, which is running on ShopBlackBerry online stores only, is valid from 12 to 24 February.

BlackBerry Passport review: 10 things to know before buying

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11/02/2016: The next update of the Blackberry Passport may see the firm offer an Android version, following the positive reception of its Blackberry Priv. According to a report by the Economic Times of India , Blackberry could be making the switch to Android completely, ditching its own OS for good.

Batman v Superman, Mystery & Over Promotion

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Mystery is a great thing. Mystery is often the seed of both wonder and the desire to understand. What we don’t know, what we haven’t figured out, is what leads us to learn more. This mystery, this lack of knowledge, is the very thing that drives us to turn up. When we’ve seen all the cards, once the

Protesting Yaba Tech Students Deny They Wish To Avoid Sitting Exams

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Students of Yaba College of Technology (Yaba Tech), who are currently protesting the death of a student and conditions in their school, have denied a claim by the college administration that their protest was aimed at postponing their impending examinations.

Kanye West's co-writer quits and says rapper needs counselling

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Kanye West 's long-time co-writer Rhymefest has allegedly quit working with the rapper, taking to Twitter to say that the star "needs help, in the form of counselling".

How a billionaire who wrote Google’s original code created a robot revolution

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In May 2010, eleven 450-pound humanoid robots posed before their proud "parents" and supporters in an office in Menlo Park, California,Then, the lights went down and music rumbled on. With blue spotlights flashing, the robots began a coordinated dance to the ‘80s hit “Mr Roboto,” swiveling their heads, waving flags clutched in their

Men face higher risk of cancers linked to oral s*x

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HPV-driven cancers of the head and neck rise along with the number of oral sex patners, researchers said friday at the american Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in the US capital.

Cult Clash Claims Six Lives In Rivers Community

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Rivers Police command has confirmed the death of six persons following a clash between two rival cult groups in Omoku, headquarter of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area, on Friday night.

Kris Jenner finally speaks on Rob & Blac Chyna's relationship

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In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight, Kris said,  'I don't really know much about their relationship. I think they're definitely friends, and they seem great. But I see Rob every single day. He comes to see the kids. North and

Khloe Kardashian Caught With Ex French Montana After James Harden Break Up

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Since Khloe Kardashian broke things off with boyfriend James Harden, the reality star has been faced with a new tough choice: getting back together with Lamar Odom or French Montana ?

Apple Stores will now apply iPhone screen protectors for you

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Shattered phone screens aren't fun. Don't feel like paying the $99-$150 that Apple charges for an iPhone screen repair? You could always just add a screen protector. It won't necessarily keep your phone screen from breaking, but it might help. I've never been a screen protector person, but Apple

Bloodbath: Gunmen Massacre 50 Villagers In Zamfara

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About 50 persons were reportedly killed on Saturday night by a group of unknown gunmen suspected to be cattle rustlers,The armed bandits who besieged Kwanar Dutse community under Maru local government area of Zamfara state also razed half the number of houses in the community.

FG insists MTN must pay N780bn despite apology

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The federal government of Nigeria has insisted that telecommunications giant, MTN must pay substantial part of the N780billion fine imposed on it for subscriber identity module (SIM) registration guideline infractions before any out of court settlement could be honoured.

MTN being sued by Etisalat over deal with Nigeria’s Visafone

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ABU Dhabi-headquartered telecoms company Etisalat is suing MTN for the second time in less than a year in Nigeria.

Oscars class of 2016 including Jennifer Lawrence, DiCaprio meet for nominees lunch

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The 2015 Osca r nominees met yesterday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA for the annual Oscar lunch...and as you can see, there's hardly a black face in the photo. See more photos after the cut...

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge wallpapers leak!

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The leaks aren’t showing any signs of letting up. Following the reveal of an actual Galaxy S7 unit in the flesh , a member of our forums going by the name  J.K Shine has published what are supposedly the wallpapers from Samsung’s upcoming flagship.

Rob Kardashian Has 'Fallen Hard' For Blac Chyna! Find Out Why He's Head Over Heels!

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Rob Kardashian 's new relationship with Blac Chyna seems to be doing wonders for the reclusive reality star! An insider says that the 28-year-old has some pretty strong feelings for his new lady love, and he's viewing life from a more positive perspective because of her!"Rob has fallen hard for Blac Chyna.

Ambode, stop illegal dredging on waterways

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On Saturday, January 30, 2016, a fatal boat accident occurred off the bank of Ijede Jetty in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. The monthly environmental sanitation curfew had just ended and residents had left their homes for their different destinations. For the passengers in the ill-fated Amen

Man beats up, stabs corps member wife

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A 30-year-old corps member and housewife, Funmilayo (pseudonym) has been battered by her husband, identified only as Bade, who also allegedly poked his finger into her eye during a disagreement at their home in the Surulere area of Lagos State.

Dangote begins construction of new cement plants in Edo, Ogun

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Dangote Cement Plc has announced the commencement of the construction of new cement plants in two communities in the country,The new plants are expected to add nine million metric tonnes per annum to the company’s current local cement output from 29.25 million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa) to 38.25 mmtpa

'I get crazy thinking about it': Kris Jenner reveals she fired staff after stalker broke into her mansion and told her I'm home'

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Kris Kenner has revealed she fired three of her workers after an intruder managed to get inside her Los Angeles mansion in broad daylight and approach her as she worked in her office.

Cultists bomb Agip gas pipeline over suspect’s arrest

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A group of armed men believed to be cultists have blown up a gas facility in Akala Olu village, Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State for the arrest and continued detention of a suspect, Mr. Emmanuel Odum.

Kanye West Teases Yeezy Season 3 on Twitter - Plus See What Wife Kim Kardashian May Be Wearing to the Show

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The rapper and designer took to Twitter on Monday to preview some looks from the highly-anticipated fashion presentation occurring on Feb. 11 at Madison Square Garden.

Justin Bieber steps out for coffee on sweltering day in LA... after Super Bowl fun with Ms. Baldwin

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Justin Bieber reignited the romance rumours after he posted an Instagram of him and Hailey Baldwin in San Francisco for Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.

N58,000 babies born with HIV in Nigeria yearly –UNIAIDS

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United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS, UNIADS, yesterday revealed that Nigeria has 58,000 of her new-born infected with Human Immune Deficiency Virus, HIV, yearly. Executive Director, UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, stated this in Abuja when he visited management of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS,

Khloe Kardashian splits from James Harden

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The 31-year-old reality TV star dumped the 26-year-old basketball player a few weeks ago, according to Us Weekly.

Beyonce Announces World Tour

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The weekend belonged to one woman - Beyonce . The singer dropped stunning new single 'Formation', accompanied by a stunning video that criss-crossed the centuries to explore identity.

Our girls will return – Chibok community replies Obasanjo

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Members of the Chibok community in Borno State have faulted former president, Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent assertion that the 219 missing schoolgirls will never return again. The girls were abducted from their hostels on April 14, 2014 by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Facebook Hits 16 Million Per Month in Nigeria

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Facebook community in Nigeria continues to grow monthly with 16 million customers using it 100% on mobile. Each day, 7.2 million people visit Facebook with 7 million on mobile.

Dubai Tourism hosts 200 Nigerian winners for Dubai Shopping Festival experience

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DUBAI, 8th February, 2016 (WAM) -- Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, has hosted 200 competition winners from Nigeria to experience the annual Dubai Shopping Festival as well as the city’s array of world-class entertainment offerings.

Lady Gaga Wins Praise for Anthem Performance

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Khloe Kardashian, Gigi Hadid and Ellen DeGeneres were among the stars wowed by Lady Gaga 's performance at the Super Bowl.

Beyoncé almost fell over at the Super Bowl, not that you'd have noticed

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Beyoncé's Super Bowl 50 halftime show was a feat needed to be seen to be believed. Apparently some individuals known as Coldplay and Bruno Mars also performed , but all eyes were on Queen B and the first live performance of her new track 'Formation'.

Tell Nigerians the truth about Buhari’s sudden vacation – Fayose tells Presidency​

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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Sunday, said that the statement issued by the Presidency on President Muhammadu Buhari’s sudden vacation was vague, saying, “Nigerians deserve to know the truth about their President because the President is an open book that every Nigerians should be free to read.”

AMCON appoints new MD for Aero Contractors

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Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has appointed Mr. Tunde Fagbemi as the new Managing Director of Aero Contractors.

Apple Rumored To Launch Rose Gold iPhone, iPad And MacBook

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Rumor has it that Apple is going to expand the Rose Gold color option for some of its products, it contradicts a recent rumor that the company is going to introduce a Bright Pink color option with the iPhone 5se, the new 4 inch iPhone it’s expected to unveil next month. It’s claimed that Apple will actually offer the iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 and 12 inch MacBook in Rose Gold color.

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose 'just good friends' despite recently sparking more romance rumours

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and Amber Rose might have sparked more romance rumours recently - but according to reports, they're keen for the world to know they're just good friends,The pair have looked very close recently in social media posts and on days out together, but sources claim there's nothing more than friendship between them.

Navy Foils Hijack of Merchant Ship, Recues 25 Foreigners

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The Nigerian Navy has foiled an attempt by suspected sea pirates to hijack and abduct 25 foreign nationals aboard a Maersk merchant ship carrying general cargo to Nigeria.