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Buhari Asks APC Lawmakers to Accept Party Supremacy

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the All Progressives Congress members in the National Assembly to accept the supremacy of the party in order to allow democracy work in the country.

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NFF Sacks Keshi As Super Eagles Coach

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles.

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NFF and Keshi | a Dance of the Absurd

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Football Federation played the joker that has been up its sleeve for a long time - they sacked Stephen Keshi for a third time on Saturday night as the drama that began last year after the World Cup turned full circle.

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Boko Haram's 'Female Suicide Bombers' Kill Scores in Nigeria

[Deutsche Welle] At least 55 people have been killed in an attack by suicide bombers in a Nigerian village near Maiduguri. According to local residents, the bombers were women who had exploded themselves in the midst of fleeing people.

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Why Tinubu, Akande Boycotted APC NEC Meeting

[Premium Times] A national Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, and the party's immediate past interim National Chairman, Bisi Akande, boycotted a meeting of the National Executive Committee, NEC of the party which held on Friday due to lack of proper communication from the party's leadership, PREMIUM TIMES understands.

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State APC Chairpersons Pass Vote of Confidence On Buhari

[Premium Times] State Chairmen of All Progressive Congress (APC) on Saturday in Abuja, passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, endorsing his leadership style.

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Lagos Govt to Assist Mother of Three Sets of Twins Abandoned

[Premium Times] Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has directed that Ruth Uche, the mother of three sets of twins abandoned by her husband, be assisted in raising the children.

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Investigation - How Children From Rich Nigerian Families Hel

[Premium Times] On Saturday, 4 October, 2013, Bauchi, capital of Bauchi State, was experiencing an unusually cold weather. At the Old GRA, a suburb of the city, Ismaila Gambo, a 21-year-old with a neatly trimmed beard got up at dawn and headed to a nearby mosque for his morning prayers. He wore a grey sweatshirt atop a pair of jeans and boots.

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Explosions Rock Jos, Many Feared Killed

[Premium Times] Two explosions occurred on Sunday night in Jos, the Plateau State capital.

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Chibok Girls' Parents Alert Nigerians On Fraudsters

[Premium Times] The parents of the abducted female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, on Sunday alerted the public on the activities of some fraudsters using their names to defraud Nigerians and corporate bodies.

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10 Shocking Nigerian Music Videos in Recent Times

[Vanguard] Music videos are mediums for artistes to showcase their looks, dance steps and tell a story of their songs. In the Nigerian music landscape, it has grown beyond that into a medium for display of gangsterism, sex and violence. Our videos have become bad deal for our impressionable youths who tend to copy most of what they see on TV and the internet. And the Nigerian cinematographers are ...

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Boko Haram Steps Up Attacks, Hollande Seeks New Summit

[This Day] As Boko Haram steps up its guerilla warfare in the North-east, French President Francois Hollande has offered to organise a new summit of nations fighting the terror group.

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President Condemns Latest Boko Haram Attacks

[Deutsche Welle] After a week in which Islamist terror group killed more than 150 people, pressure is growing on President Buhari to tackle the militants head on, as he promised at his inauguration.

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Why We Invited Ike Ekweremadu, Others for Questioning - Poli

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Police Force given reasons for inviting the deputy president of the senate, Ike Ekweremadu, to its headquarters for questioning.

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Kidnapped Wife of Ex-Bayelsa Governor Freed

[Premium Times] Martha Binabo, the kidnapped wife of the former acting governor of Bayelsa, Nestor Binabo, has been released. Ms. Binabo, abducted on June 29, was freed on Sunday.

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Buhari Pledges Thorough Probe of Political Assassinations, K

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured Nigerians that his administration would ensure that all cases of political assassinations, intimidation and kidnappings in the country are thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators speedily brought to justice, irrespective of their political affiliations.

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Algeria Firmly Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Nigeria

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria has firmly condemned the series of attacks perpetrated this weekend, by the terrorist group "Boko Haram" in Nigeria, said Saturday Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Abdelaziz Benali-Cherif.

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Blasphemy Death Sentence 'Unjust' - Rights Bodies

[Guardian] An international United Nations accredited human rights advocacy organisation, the International Humanist and Ethical Union, and the Nigerian Humanist Movement, have expressed concerns over the death sentences reportedly handed down to nine individuals in Kano State by an Upper Sharia Court recently.

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Beauty Not All About Height, Pretty Face - Miss Ambassador f

[Independent (Lagos)] Ebonyi State born beauty, Cynthia Onyeka Igwe is the current Miss Ambassador for Peace Tourism. She is not only a pretty queen but her love for charity has endeared her to many as she has been making pupils in different level of education in Africa smile. In this interview with Sam Anokam, the graduate of Statistics from the University of Abuja speaks about her crown, family ...

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Kalahari, Carnival Drinks Debut

[Independent (Lagos)] Having recorded a created a market for Alomo Bitters in Nigeria, It was a night all fun on Victoria Island, Lagos, as Kalahari and Carnival Brands from the neighouring West African country of Ghana, made inroad into the Nigerian market.