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  1. San Beda faces Mapua in 91st NCAA openerRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Defending champion San Beda faces host Mapua on Saturday as it starts its campaign for a record six-straight championship in the 91st edition of the NCAA senior basketball tournament at the MOA Arena in Pasay City. The Lions will parade a new coach, Jamike Jarin, and another import, David Tankoua, when they clash with the vastly improved Mapua Cardinals in the first game at 1 p.m. The game comes right after the league's opening ceremony centered in this season's theme: "NCAA: Engineered for Sports Excellence in the New Decade."

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  2. Nigerians beg FG to discontinue fuel subsidy paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Vanguard

    A cross section of Nigerians on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to discontinue its subsidy payment policy to marketers importing fuel. The Director, Centre for Bee Research and Development, Mr Bidemi Ojelewe, said that the controversy about the fuel subsidy payments was demoralising to the populace.

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  3. Immortalise Dan Maraya Jos, Okoroji tells FGRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Vanguard

    Mr Tony Okoroji, the Chairman Copyright Society of Nigeria , has advised the Federal Government to immortalise the late musician, Dan Maraya Jos. Okoroji gave the advice in a statement issued on his behalf by COSON Executive , Mary Uket, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday He called on the Plateau State Government to also do the same in honour of Dan Maraya's contribution to the development of local music.

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  4. Nigeria: Economy - Dogara Urges Nigerians to Make SacrificesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has lamented the state of Nigeria economy, saying the economy is at the state of unmitigated disaster and needs to be addressed before it gets out of hand and leads to unprecedented calamity.

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  5. 40 Dead in Boko Haram Attack in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | NewsBlaze

    Boko Haram strikes again as the militant group launched a killing spree in two villages in Niger's southeastern Diffa region. According to media reports, at least 40 people died when the notorious militants opened fire on the villages and set homes ablaze, killing people, including women and children.

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  6. Atiku mourns DanMaraya JosRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Vanguard

    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has expressed sadness and shock at the passing away of the legendary musician, Dan Maraya Jos. In a condolence message released by his media office and signed by Mazi Paul Ibe, the Turakin Adamawa extolled the virtues of the late traditional musician saying that for many decades, he defined music and entertainment on the Plateau and across the length and breadth of Nigeria becoming an icon of our traditional music, and custodian of its culture and tradition.

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  7. NCAA preview: No way but up for MapuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | ABS-CBN News

    Mapua head coach Atoy Co thinks there is now way to go but up for the Cardinals who finished last a year ago. Co is confident they will be able to turn their fortunes around after getting several veterans to return--Josan Nimes, Mark Brana and Andretti Stevens--as well as a defense-minded Allwell Oraeme to beef up the team for the 91st NCAA basketball tournament.

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  8. Police Declares PDP Governorship Aspirant In Plateau Wanted Over N22m Dud ChequeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Ghanamma.com

    An aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2014 governorship election in Plateau State, Jimmy Cheto, was on Thursday declared wanted by the Nigeria Police over a dud cheque he issued for a N22million loan he obtained five years ago. The warrant for Mr. Cheto's arrest was issued by the office of the Commissioner of Police, Police Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, Lagos.

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  9. Trek For Buhari Goes Awry; Police Declare Man MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Ghanamma.com

    Since Suleiman Hashimu trekked to Abuja from Lagos to commemorate the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari, the craze of trekking for a cause had become popular in Nigeria. Following Hashimu's feat, Mr. Oladele John Nihi embarked on one from Abuja to Otuoke, the hometown of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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  10. Man on solidarity trek to honour Buhari, declared missing on transitRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Vanguard

    Bauchi The police in Bauchi on Thursday declared missing, a middle-aged man who left on foot to Abuja, to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement from DSP Haruna Mohammed, Bauchi Police Command's spokesperson, Nurudeen Maimako, a resident of Dass town in Bauchi state, left his town on May 15 to Abuja, but has not been seen since then.

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  11. Famous stars and their give-back to societyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Vanguard

    Light Skinned beauty Queen, Monalisa Chinda was born and bred in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to an Ikwerre father and an Igbo mother. She is the first of six children.

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  12. Amnesty slams Nigeria army for abuses in Boko Haram battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | MySanAntonio.com

    In this Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 file photo, Former chief of Army staff, Lt. Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, left, holds a flag with Maj.

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  13. Buhari meets Service Chiefs today over Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    The fate of all the Service Chiefs will be determined today as indications emerged, yesterday, that President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces will meet with them. Sources said the main agenda will be the battle against terrorism and the relocation of Command and Control Centre of the military to Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

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  14. NIGERIA : Islanders Win, As Dodan Warriors Spank Delta ForceRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Basketball in Africa

    Islanders Basketball Club of Lagos was in superb form at the weekend when they beat Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, by Lagos 93 to 60 points. Islanders opened the DStv Premier Basketball League Week Eight game with a 26 to 08 points first quarter win, but instructions from the Ibadan lads' bench lifted the team, which changed strategy to push the Islanders strength for strength with captain and forward, Mojubaoluwa Oyeleye, initiating leading the team to just a point loss in the second quarter to end the half-time on 51 to 32 points.

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  15. Buhari's Body Language Shows Readiness For Positive Change - Bishop KaigamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's body language so far shows that he is ready for the positive change Nigeria needed. Kaigama, the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, stated this on Sunday during a mass at the erection of St Michael's Pastoral Area Pwomol-Heipang to the status of a parish.

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  16. Buhari's body language shows readiness for positive change - KaigamaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's body language so far shows that he is ready for the positive change Nigeria needed. Kaigama, the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, stated this on Sunday during a mass at the erection of St Michael's Pastoral Area Pwomol-Heipang to the status of a parish.

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  17. Buhari makes history on two frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Vanguard

    Muhammadu Buhari made history yesterday on two fronts: the first person to defeat an incumbent president in an election and also, as the first person in Nigeria's democratic history to have desired power and obtained it! The six other Nigerian civilian heads of state who preceded him bumped into office by happenstance. Sir Abubakar Tafawa, the first and only prime minister of the country was a proxy for the real leader of the country at the time, Sir Ahmadu Bello, who preferred to operate from Kaduna.

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  18. Nigeria: Army Dismisses 200 Soldiers for "Cowardice"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigeria Army on Tuesday at the Rukuba Barracks in Jos, Plateau State, dismissed about 200 soldiers from service for their failure to capture the Sambisa forest - a notorious hideout for Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. One of the affected soldiers, Aguloye Sunday, an indigene of Ondo state, who confirmed the dismissal to journalists in Jos, said they were arraigned on a two-count charge over "failure to perform military duty and disobedience to standing order."

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  19. World Briefs: Asia migrant crisis may begin to easeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... ahead of the 26th anniversary of Beijing's Tiananmen Square demonstrations and bloody crackdown on June 4. JOS, Nigeria - At least 96 people were killed in Benue state in Nigeria's middle belt region after several villages were attacked over the ...

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  20. Herdsmen kill at least 96 people in Nigeria's Benue stateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... area of the central state of Benue October 4, 2012. Picture taken October 4, 2012. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde JOS, Nigeria: At least 96 people were killed in Benue state in Nigeria's middle belt region when several villages were attacked by suspected ...

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