Lai Mohammed Refutes News of Buhari U.S. Trip Credited to Him

[Daily Trust] Information and culture minister Lai Mohammed says a parody Twitter account in his name @MohammedLai was used to spread the fake and ludicrous news claiming President Muhammadu Buhari is due to leave Nigeria for the US on Monday to “condo…

[Daily Trust] Information and culture minister Lai Mohammed says a parody Twitter account in his name @MohammedLai was used to spread the fake and ludicrous news claiming President Muhammadu Buhari is due to leave Nigeria for the US on Monday to "condole with President Trumping over the floods in Houston."

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Taxi Fare to Increase Following Petrol Price Rise

[News24Wire] Taxi fares will possibly increase by between R1 and R5 per journey, depending on the region, following a petrol price increase of 67c per litre, Santaco warned on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Taxi fares will possibly increase by between R1 and R5 per journey, depending on the region, following a petrol price increase of 67c per litre, Santaco warned on Sunday.

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‘Paedophile Teachers Turning Girl Learners Into Sex Slaves’ – ANCWL

[News24Wire] The teachers accused of having sexual relationships with pupils at a high school in Kuruman committed “insensitive, barbaric, unprofessional and disgusting acts,” the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] The teachers accused of having sexual relationships with pupils at a high school in Kuruman committed "insensitive, barbaric, unprofessional and disgusting acts," the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) said on Sunday.

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Riot in Osogbo After Police Shoot Resident Dead

[Premium Times] A clash between protesters and the police truncated the relative peace of Osogbo, capital of Osun State, on Sunday following the alleged shooting of one Segun Emir by a police officer.

[Premium Times] A clash between protesters and the police truncated the relative peace of Osogbo, capital of Osun State, on Sunday following the alleged shooting of one Segun Emir by a police officer.

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Police Arrest Notorious Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Suspect

[Vanguard] The Police Command in Enugu State on Sunday says it has arrested one Nnadi Daniel, a notorious armed robbery and kidnapping suspect in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state.

[Vanguard] The Police Command in Enugu State on Sunday says it has arrested one Nnadi Daniel, a notorious armed robbery and kidnapping suspect in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state.

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Security Firm Says It Doesn’t Want to Influence SABC Board Appointments

[News24Wire] The security company that unsuccessfully bid for a tender at the SABC distanced itself from a letter sent to Parliament asking that the five members of the interim SABC board not be elected to the new permanent board.

[News24Wire] The security company that unsuccessfully bid for a tender at the SABC distanced itself from a letter sent to Parliament asking that the five members of the interim SABC board not be elected to the new permanent board.

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Former Governor Supports Monitoring of Social Media By Military

[Vanguard] Dr Babangida Aliyu, the immediate past governor of Niger, has voiced his support for monitoring of the social media by the military to ensure security and unity of the nation.

[Vanguard] Dr Babangida Aliyu, the immediate past governor of Niger, has voiced his support for monitoring of the social media by the military to ensure security and unity of the nation.

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Intruders at Acting Development Agency CEO’s House

[News24Wire] Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala has condemned the alleged threats against the acting CEO of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA), Donald Liphoko.

[News24Wire] Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala has condemned the alleged threats against the acting CEO of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA), Donald Liphoko.

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