83 Kids Used As ‘Human Bombs’ in N/East – Unicef

[Daily Trust] No fewer than 83 children, comprising 55 girls, 27 boys and a baby strapped to a girl, have been used as ‘human bombs’ in the North East since January, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.

[Daily Trust] No fewer than 83 children, comprising 55 girls, 27 boys and a baby strapped to a girl, have been used as 'human bombs' in the North East since January, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said.

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Hoops Team to Hold Final Preparations in Tunisia

[New Times] The national basketball team (men) will hold a week-long boot camp in Tunisia as part of final preparations for the upcoming African Basketball Championship.

[New Times] The national basketball team (men) will hold a week-long boot camp in Tunisia as part of final preparations for the upcoming African Basketball Championship.

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Govt, States, LGs Share N467.852 Billion for July

[This Day] Abuja -The three tiers of government have shared a total of N467.852 billion for the month of July as the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) met in Abuja on Tuesday.

[This Day] Abuja -The three tiers of government have shared a total of N467.852 billion for the month of July as the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) met in Abuja on Tuesday.

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NBC Bans Songs By Olamide, Davido, 9ice

[This Day] The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has banned five songs by major Nigerian musicians — Olamide, Davido and 9ice — having considered them offensive for broadcast.

[This Day] The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has banned five songs by major Nigerian musicians -- Olamide, Davido and 9ice -- having considered them offensive for broadcast.

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Chinese’s $200 Million Loans to Tackle Flooding Intact, Says Oyo Govt

[This Day] Ibadan -Following the August 26, 2011, flood incident in Ibadan which literally brought Oyo State to its knees, resulting in the deaths of many residents and untoward economic downturn, the state government has said it has spent only 14 per …

[This Day] Ibadan -Following the August 26, 2011, flood incident in Ibadan which literally brought Oyo State to its knees, resulting in the deaths of many residents and untoward economic downturn, the state government has said it has spent only 14 per cent of the $200millon World Bank loan granted it by the Chinese Government.

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Nollywood Actor Yul Edochie Joins Anambra Guber Race

[This Day] Abuja -A popular actor in the Nigeria’s movie industry, Yul Edochie, has obtained nomination form to contest for the governorship ticket of the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) in November 18 governorship election.

[This Day] Abuja -A popular actor in the Nigeria's movie industry, Yul Edochie, has obtained nomination form to contest for the governorship ticket of the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) in November 18 governorship election.

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NNPC to Automate Crude Swap Process, Warns of Illegal Operators

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it will open up the process employed in its crude oil for product exchange scheme called Direct-Sale -Direct-Purchase (DSDP) to ensure that it is transparent from the beginni…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it will open up the process employed in its crude oil for product exchange scheme called Direct-Sale -Direct-Purchase (DSDP) to ensure that it is transparent from the beginning to its end point with its remittance of accrued revenues to the government.

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Buhari’s Speech Is a ‘Compendium of Lies’, Says Pro-Biafra Group

[Guardian] A pro-Biafra group, Biafra Zionists Federation has dismissed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast as a “compendium of lies.” It also challenged him to provide evidence of the said meeting he held with late Biafran leader, Dim Ch…

[Guardian] A pro-Biafra group, Biafra Zionists Federation has dismissed President Muhammadu Buhari's nationwide broadcast as a "compendium of lies." It also challenged him to provide evidence of the said meeting he held with late Biafran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, where they agreed that Nigeria's unity was not negotiable.

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NBC’s Hammer Falls On Songs By Olamide, Davido, 9ice

[Guardian] The National Broadcasting Corporation has wielded the big stick as it banned five Nigerian songs and tagged them “Not to be Broadcast.” The banned songs are Olamide’s ‘Wo’ and ‘Wavy Level,’ Davido’s ‘Fall’ and ‘If (Remix),’ and 9ice’s ‘Livin…

[Guardian] The National Broadcasting Corporation has wielded the big stick as it banned five Nigerian songs and tagged them "Not to be Broadcast." The banned songs are Olamide's 'Wo' and 'Wavy Level,' Davido's 'Fall' and 'If (Remix),' and 9ice's 'Living Things.'

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