​ An Indonesian family got the shock of their life after their husband and father, 62-year-old Waluyo, showed up at their doorstep one year after they thought they had buried him. He was pronounced dead on May 15, 2015, after ...

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Denis Adeleye is just 11-year-old tennis player from Ekiti Stat, he will be representing Nigeria in Morocco 2016 African Junior Championship. He visited governor Fayose on Thursday who promised to support him with the limited resources. In a conference after ...

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​The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man, Surakat Idowu, for allegedly brutalising his five-year-old daughter with a hot iron in the Ikotun area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that 45-year-old Idowu, who separated from his wife in ...

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New Lawsuit Against Tyga By Landllord

The rapper is expected to pay a sum of $186,275.89 to F&S Investment Properties in the new lawsuit. ‘Rack City’ rapper, Tyga, has found himself in another financial mess, after another landlord case erupted from the blues. According to TMZ, ...

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CBN Bans 9 Banks From Foreign Exchange Transactions

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has banned nine deposit money banks (DMBs) from the foreign exchange market, for hiding over $2 billion belonging to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from the Treasury Single Account (TSA). According to Channels TV, ...

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Hilarious Things People Do With N5 


N5 seems so insignificant/worthless that most individual obliviate its existence, even  in their wallet. I’m not saved from this either.  What will be your answer when faced with a question such as this in an interview; how will you invest ...

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Six Lectures Sacked In Delsu Over Sexual Harassment

Six lectures in Delsa State University (Delsu) has been sacked over harassing female Students sexually and for engaging in other immoral acts four other lecturers has also been demoted for offences such as financial extortion and leaking of examinations questions among ...

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Court Arraigns A Man For Naming Dog Buhari

40 year old Joachim Chinakwe who named his dog Buhari was today arraigned before a Sango Magistrate Court, Ogun state. He was arrested at Ketere area of Sango Ota on August13th after he was reported by a neighbour for naming ...

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Happy Wedding Anniversary Bishop David Oyedepo And Wife

Happy wedding anniversary to a respectable and influential man of God Bishop David Oyedepo, founder and presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, and his wife Faith Abiola Oyedepo celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary today, August 21. The ...

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Actor, Okechukwu Joseph: I Had A Terrible Relationship With Genevieve

Popular Nollywood actor, Okechukwu Joseph, has recounted his aborted romance with legendary actress, Genevieve Nnaji. Joseph said his relationship with Ms. Nnaji was very short, although he never disclosed this to the media. The ‘Karishika’ actor further told the Sun ...

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Legal Robbery. NFF ‘Hijacks’ $390,000 Dream Team gift From Japanese Doctor

A major confrontation capable of further embarrassing Nigeria at the 2016 Olympic Games appears to be brewing between members of the Dream Team VI and officials of Nigeria Football Federation over a cash gift from a Japanese doctor. The donation, ...

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Adeosun: The Federal Government To Release N60 Billion Into The Economy

The Federal Government is set to release N60 billion for capital projects to stimulate the economy, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun says. She disclosed this in Abuja on Friday, August 19, at an interactive session with newsmen. Adeosun said ...

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JAMB To Meet Regarding 2016 Admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday said it had concluded arrangements to hold its next technical meeting on admissions at the Bayero University in Kano. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said in Lagos ...

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Asisat Gets A New Endorsement As NairaBet Ambassador

Arsenal Ladies forward and Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala has been announced as the latest brand ambassador of leading sports betting company, NairaBET.com. Asisat, who was named best player and was the highest goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 ...

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Female Serial killer Kills Boyfriend, Husband And Other Men

Indiana police has captured 34 year old Kelly Marie Cochran believed to have killed multiple men, including her husband, and a boyfriend. Rolling Stone magazine reports below According to reports, on October 13, 2014, Cochran and her husband, 37-year-old Jason ...

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Appeal Court Confirms Ikpeazu’s Election as Abia Governor

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday upheld the election of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu as governor of Abia. Justice Morenikeji Ogunwumiju led four other Justices of the appellate court to unanimously set aside the June 27 decision of the ...

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Dangote: Create Opportunities Out Of Hardship


The President of Dangote group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has advised business owners and start-ups to deploy technological innovations in addressing the economic challenges bedeviling the country. He noted that Nigerians might be overwhelmed by many challenges faced by blue chips ...

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Drug Scarcity Hits Aso Rock Clinic Despite N3.87bn Budget


Despite the N3.87bn allocated to it in the 2016 Appropriation Act, lack of drugs and other essential medical items have crippled operations at the State House Medical Centre, The PUNCH has learnt. The centre provides medical services to the President, ...

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GTBank Recorded Positive Growth Across All Key Financial Metrics In H1’16


Guaranty Trust Bank plc on Wednesday released its audited financial results for the half year (H1) period ended June 30, 2016 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. The results published at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for investors and ...

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Forget Self-Driving Cars — How About A Self-Flying Taxi?


If you have been patiently waiting for that future of transportation promised by “The Jetsons” more than 50 years ago, one in which we would all fly around our cities’ skies without so much as a pilot, Airbus has some ...

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10 Facts About Boko Haram And Nigeria’s Missing Chibok Schoolgirls


ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The first of more than 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls to be rescued from Boko Haram after two years in captivity in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday that she just wants to go home. In her ...

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Reads Mikel Interview With Fifa


Mikel John Obi’s list of professional honours reads like something we all responded with when we were asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” when we were in primary school: A Premier League champion, a UEFA ...

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Harvard University Tops Academic Ranking Of World Universities 2016


A release by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), showed that 10 universities including Harvard ranked at the top of Shanghai Ranking’s Academic of World Universities (ARWU) for 2016. A statement from ARWU, which showed a new list on ...

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Babangida: Am Not A Genius In Evil


  Former head of state, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), says he is not the evil genius that many people consider him to be. Babangida, who said this while speaking with journalists at his residence in Minna, Niger state, on Tuesday, ...

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Nigeria’s Top 20 Richest Musicians And Their Net Worth


Music has been paying heavily in Nigeria for the past ten years. No wonder average Nigerian youths sees music as the quick means to wealth and fame. Why not! When a good number of artistes have risen from nothing to ...

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Etisalat Prize For Innovation Announces 2016 Call For Entries


“Innovation is in our DNA” and with those words, Matthew Willsher, Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat announced call for entries for the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Innovation. According to him, the Prize is not only ...

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Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Estranged Couple Settle Divorce Case


According to earlier reports, the pair had been lining up a witness list in anticipation of their court date, following stories of domestic violence against the actress. Amber Heard has reportedly terminated her domestic violence restraining order against actor, Johnny ...

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1- Why were you ‘not ready’? Due to their exertions at Euro 2016, Arsenal were missing Mesut Ozil, Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny for the game against Liverpool – three huge losses for any side. But it was Wenger’s bizarre ...

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Okagbare Begins Quest For Gold In Spectacular Fashion


– Okagba came second in Heat 3 of the women’s 100m – The Nigerian has qualified for the semi-final – The 27-year-old will also represent Nigeria in the women’s sprint double Nigeria top sprinter Blessing Okagbare has cruised to the ...

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Tales Fom Rio By Reuben Abati


In some other countries of the world, a bronze medal at the Olympics is not something to be talked about or celebrated. Not even silver is satisfactory sometimes, just remember that look on Russian athlete Yulia Efimova’s face as her ...

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Adblock Plus Already Has a Workaround for Facebook’s Adblock Blocker

Early this week, Facebook announced that it was taking aim at ad blockers to block them from working on the site. Today, Adblock Plus released a filter to circumvent that. The updated filter is in Adblock’s main filterlist, which was ...

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15 Most Expensive Football Transfer 


With Paul Pogba returning to Manchester United for a whooping sum, we take a look at the most expensive transfers in football history. Paul Pogba has surpassed the £85m deal that saw Gareth Bale move from Tottenham Hotspur to Real ...

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Read Everything You Need To Know About Brexit, UK Leaving The EU.


What has happened? A referendum – a vote in which everyone (or nearly everyone) of voting age can take part – was held on Thursday 23 June, to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union. ...

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Stealth Startup Zoox Lands $200 million For Its Secretive Self-Driving Car


Zoox, the super-stealth self-driving-car startup, has closed a $200 million round of funding, according to a source familiar with its fundraising plans. In an SEC filing on June 6, the startup said that it had raised over $100 million in ...

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Worlds Richest Men Lose Billions Of Dollars


Due to the decision of UK voters to leave the European Union, some of the world richest men lost some huge amount of money The world’s richest man and founder of Microsoft Bill Gate, and Mark Zuckerberg, the  co-founder of ...

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50 Cent Arrested For Using Indecent Language During Concert In St. Kitts


50 Cent was arrested early Sunday morning following his performance at the St Kitts Music festival on the Island of St. Kitts on Saturday. According to reports, 50, was arrested in his dressing room at the Warner Park stadium and ...

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Aliko Dangote Loses $3.7bn Due To The Sudden Fall In Naira

Business magnate man Aliko Dangote, ranked by Forbes Magazine as the richest man in Africa, speaks during a send off ceremony of 250 Nigerian health workers on a mission to fight Ebola virus in affected West African countries and launch of African initiative operating under the hash tag #AfricaAgainstEbola in Lagos on December 3, 2014. Two hundred and fifty volunteer Nigerian medical corps under the auspices of the African Union Support to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA)  were given a send off to fight Ebola Virus Diseases in the affected three West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The African Union, which is collaborating with the private sector to raise funds to support and strengthen the Unions response to the crises, is sending more than 1000 health workers before Christmas. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI        (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, fell 25 places on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index on Monday as the naira tumbled on its first day of trading without a peg to the U.S. dollar. Dangote’s fortune fell $3.7 billion, knocking him to ...

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Linda Ikeji Addresses Alleged N75million Tax Evasion Mess

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Popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji has reacted to claims that she was reportedly slammed with a N75 million tax bill by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS. According to an independent online news agency, The Capital, the blogger is however ...

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