Armed gunmen abduct three housewives Boko Haram-style in southern Kaduna State

ARMED gunmen have abducted three housewives in Maganda village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State as the violent attacks in the state begin to take the form of the kidnappings introduced by terrorist sect Boko Haram.

 

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Buhari may refuse to sign budget into law as he objects to inflated expenditure by senators

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari might not assent to the 2018 budget recently passed by the National Assembly because legislators inflated the original proposals by N501bn bringing the total amount to N9.12trn ($25.3bn).

 

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Southgate says England chose to play Super Eagles because he admires Nigeria's flair and panache

ENGLAND manager Gareth Southgate has revealed that he opted to play against Nigeria in his next friendly because of his fondness for Nigerian footballers like Nwankwo Kanu and Jay-Jay Okocha and the flair with which they played.

 

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Olisa Metuh collapses in court just before he was called to the dock during his resumed trial

FORMER Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) publicity secretary Prince Olisa Metuh collapsed in court this morning while making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja where he is facing corruption charges.

 

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Atiku and Gana visit former Plateau State governor Jonah Jang being detained in Jos Prison

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and ex-information minister Professor Jerry Gana have paid a solidarity visit to the embattled Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District Senator Jonah Jang currently being detained in Jos prison.

 

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Alex Iwobi becomes LG Electronics' official brand ambassador after signing deal with the firm

WORLD Cup-bound Arsenal and Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has signed a deal with household goods manufacturer LG Electronics making him the company's official brand ambassador.

 

Yesterday, Iwobi, 22, who has just finished a good season with Arsenal and is soon due to report to the Super Eagles camp, penned the deal with the electronics giants. Mohammed Fouani and Hari Elluru signed the deal, which will involve the player promoting their goods worldwide, on behalf of the company.

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Nigerians warned against buying second hand clothing as it leads to skin infections

NIGERIANS have been warned to desist from buying second hand clothing as it has  negative health implications given that purchasers have no idea of the kind of ailments the previous users had.

 

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Olu Falae's daughter-in-law granted compensation to the tune of $681,000 for the death of her husband

CHIEF Olu Falae's daughter-in-law Ese has been granted the sum of N245.5m ($681,000) by a Lagos federal high court as compensation for the losses she suffered due to the death of her husband Deji in the 2013 Associated Airline air crash.

 

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Thierry Henry says he will not work as an assistant coach at Arsenal as it must be the top job or nothing

FORMER Arsenal captain Thierry Henry has declared that he will not accept a job as a member of the management team at the Emirates if someone else is offered the manager's position in succession to Arsene Wenger.

 

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Everton winger Onyekuru angry with Anderlecht for making him miss out on Nigeria's World Cup squad

NIGERIAN winger Henry Onyekuru is furious with his Belgian club Anderlecht after he was left out of the Super Eagles preliminary 30-man World Cup squad blaming the team for his exclusion.

 

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