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Alaafin of Oyo welcomes two set of Twins

Alaafin of Oyo, Dr. Lamidi Adeyemi III and his wives, Olori Memumat Adeyemi and Olori Olaitan Ajoke have both welcomed a set of twin each. Olori Memumat Adeyemi announced the birth of her children on Instagram, with the caption: Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you …

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Aliko Dangote tops Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires List

The number of billionaires from the shores of Africa has risen to 23 this January, and atop that list sits industrialist Aliko Dangote. 3 Nigerians feature in Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires list, Dangote retaining the throne for the 7th year in a row with a fortune of $12.2 billion. The two …

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Zidane to rest Ronaldo to keep him fresh for PSG

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is giving Cristiano Ronaldo a break and has left him out of the 19-man squad to face Espanyol in La Liga on Tuesday. But Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema are both included in the squad, a week before the second leg of the Champions League …

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President Buhari declines Peace Corps bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Peace Corps Bill, citing financial implication and duplication of duties among reasons for his decision. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, read the letter on the floor of the chamber on Tuesday. NAN reports that the Peace Corps …

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New Minimum Wage to take Effect 3rd Quarter – Ngige

The Federal Government has announced that the new minimum wage will be implemented in the third quarter of the year, Punch reports. The Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige made this known at the 40th-anniversary celebration of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari had in November 2017, approved a 30-member tripartite committee for the negotiation …

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IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu spotted in Ghana

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been spotted in Ghana, The Cable reports. Kanu was last seen in Nigeria just before the Nigerian Army raided his home in Abia State. The whereabouts of the secessionist group’s leader has been debated for a while, with his lawyer asking that …

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Super Falcons pull out of 12-Nation Tournament due to Visa Issues

The Nigerian female football team, the Super Falcons, have pulled out of a 12-nation tournament set to begin in Turkey later this week. According to BBC Sport, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has cited visa issues for the move. NFF spokesperson Ademola Olajire told BBC Sport: It was impossible for the team to sort visas and make it …

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