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Reality of Change! $1 is now N490

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This is according to the exchange rates as of today September 30th. 

Pastor Ize-Iyamu rejects Edo governorship result

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Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the PDP candidate in the Edo state governorship election has rejected the result of the state governorship election which held yesterday September 28th. Speaking with newsmen at his residence as INEC reeled out the results from the various polling units, Ize-Iyamu accused INEC of manipulating the results.

Trump - Clinton Presidential debate breaks TV Record

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The presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was watched by 84 million people on US TV, breaking a previous record set 36 years ago.

Former Israeli President, Shimon Peres dies aged 93

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The former Israeli Prime Minister, president and Nobel Peace, Shimon Peres, has died aged 93.

Lamido says Buhari is simply incompetent, he was never ready for the job

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Former governor of Jigawa State and chieftain of PDP, Sule Lamido, says that President Buhari is simply incompetent and was never ready for the job as President. Lamido who is presently standing trial alongside his two sons for allegedly embezzling N1.3 billion public funds while he served as Governor of Jigawa state, said this in a recent interview with DailyTrust;

Appeal Court Freezes Imo State Govt Accounts

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, has ordered the freezing of all the accounts of Imo State Government and the confiscation of all monies domiciled in them.

Hillary Clinton Mindset | Felix Omoko Blog

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I am prepared to be President, Hillary Clinton of the most powerful nation in the world. 

Pay my 5 months salary, Samson Siasia tell Nigeria Football Federation

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  Rio Olympics Bronze winning coach Samson Siasia has given the Nigeria Football Federation a two weeks ultimatum to pay him all his owed salaries or he will sit in the NFF's Abuja office until he's paid.

Faith legend, Dr David Oyedepo turns 62 today, Happy Birthday Papa!

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Bishop David O. Oyedepo is a Christian author, preacher, educationist,  the founder and presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church World Wide a.k.a. Winners Chapel International turns 62 today.

Okwagbe Community: A Clarion Call on Gov Okowa, NDDC and NEMA for intervention on deplorable roads & flood disaster

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Okwagbe is the largest, most populous and the commercial centre in Ughelli South LGA of Delta bringing succumb to all neighbouring communities, yet faces yearly flood disaster  that has destroyed their roads.

US Election Debate: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Clashes

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton have tussled in first TV debate with 100 million viewers.

Mark Angel Comedy hits 500 Subscribers with Emmanuella

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Mark Angel Comedy YouTube channel has reached a very significant milestone of 500,000 subscribers within a 9-month time frame. The achievement is quite impressive given the rapid rise of the channel within a relatively short period of time. One of the major talking points in the wake of the achievement is the role of kid comedienne Emmanuella in the steady rise of the comedy YouTube channel.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump new poll rating

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U.S Republican party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is tied with Donald Trump in new polls among likely voters released on Thursday night by CBS News/New York Times poll after a turbulent week battling health issues.

Cristiano Ronaldo helps out son's homework

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo picturing helping out his son Cristiano Jr, with his homework after school. The talented footballer shared the photo via his Instagram page and captioned it: "Home work with my boy". 

PDP tells Buhari to return the country to how he met it in 2015 and resign

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PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) has asked President Buhari to return the country to where it was in 2015 before he came into office and then resign his position. The party said this in a statement issued by their spokesperson, Dayo Adeyeye, in Abuja yesterday . The statement reads

Panic in Kaduna over Earth Tremors - NEMA

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NEMA - Two earth tremors hit communities in Jaba Local Government Area in Southern Kaduna. The first one occurred at Kwoi, at about 10:30am on Sunday, September 11th. Hours later, another earth tremor hit Sambang Daji village, also in Jaba, on Monday . Residents were said to have fled in panic. 

Niger Delta mandate blow up another pipeline at Ughelli Delta State

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The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, in the early hours of yesterday, blew up the Afiesere-Iwhrenene major delivery line to UPS/UQCC, operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC/Shorelines Petroleum, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

I am not available for Buhari Government – Okonjo-Iweala

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Former Minister of Finance has opined that she would not be available to serve the present administration if overtures were made to her by President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that Nigeria boasts of competent people, who would offer their services when called upon. 

Throwback photos of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her hubby in the 70s

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Check out photos of the former Minister of Finance and her neurosurgeon husband, Ikemba Iweala, when they were young lovers. Right is a photo of the former Minister when she was 19 year old.  

Gov Shettima spits fire on National Assembly Members

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Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has warned members representing Borno at the National Assembly to stop absconding from the state.

President Buhari arrives his country home Daura for Sallah Holiday

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President Buhari is in his country home in Daura, Katsina state for the Sallah holiday.

Prelate Mbangs - God's vengeance will visit the Children & Grandchildren of corrupt politicians

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Former Prelate of the Methodist Church and one time President of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Prelate Sunday Mbang, says that the vengeance of God will visit the children and grand children of corrupt politicians who steal from the treasury to enrish themselves and their families.

Hillary Clinton is optimist about US Presidential victory and her christian faith

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Hillary Clinton was so optimist that  she wouldn't be losing the US Presidential election and her faith as a Christian.

Buhari, Saraki and NSA attend Jumaat prayers at the state house

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President Buhari attends Jumaat Prayers together with Senate President Bukola Saraki and National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno at the Statehouse today September 9th.

PDP rigging machine is long dismantled - Oshiomhole

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  Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is accustomed to rigging and can’t boast of a transparent election in other states in the South-South geopolitical zone.

FIFA bans Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid two years, fined £278k and £696k respectively

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  FIFA has suspended Spanish giants Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid from signing new players from now till January 2018 following irregularities in the signing of minors.

Crocodile Smile troops destroy 74 illegal refineries & camp in Niger Delta

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Nigerian Army confirmed on Friday that its troops conducting field training exercise code named “Operation CROCODILE SMILE” have within the last 48 hours discovered and destroyed 74 illegal refineries in Niger Delta.

Buhari to borrow from World Bank, China & Japan

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This followed report that Nigeria has officially entered a recession, recording two consecutive quarters of negative growth.

Edo State Gubernatorial Election Officially Postponed

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Following the disagreement between INEC and security operatives, the Edo State governorship election slated on Saturday 10th has been postponed till September 28th.

Dbanj, Waje pictured with Aliko Dangote & others

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Nigerian DBanj, Waje are pictured with Alhaji Dangote and U2's frontman and songwriter Paul David Hewson popularly known as Bono. 

Ex-president Jonathan tributes to the Ibru Family | Felix Omoko's Blog

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Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has expressed grief over the demise of Olorogun Michael Ibru, describing the late patriarch of the Ibru dynasty as a successful businessman, who blazed the trail in local entrepreneurship.

FUPRE reopens pre-admission screening for 2016/2017 Academic Session

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The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta state has re-opened its Pre-Admission Screening earlier suspended for intending students for its next academic session.

Buhari, Saraki, Mark & others mourn Olorogun Michael Ibru

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Nigerians described the late patriarch of the Ibru family and chairman of the Ibru Organization, as an eminent Nigerians describing him as a patriot, bridge builder and trailblazer, whose death has left a vacuum that will be difficult to fill.

G.O. Adeboye and wife celebrate 49th wedding anniversary

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The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye and his wife, Foluke, are celebrating their 49th wedding anniversary today September 8th. They got married on September 8th 1967 and are blessed with four children and many grand children.  View more photos from their early married life.

President Buhari laments the country's challenges

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President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the nation is passing through a challenging moment owing to the total breakdown of its core values over the years.

President Obama chides 'wacky' Donald Trump (Video)

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Barack Obama has chided Donald Trump as "wacky" and "uninformed" after the Republican candidate said Russia's President Putin was a better leader.

FG to Spend N2 Billion On Graduate Internship Scheme

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  As part of government efforts to fight unemployment among educated Nigerian youths, the Federal government is to spend a huge sum of N2 billion on the Graduate Internship Scheme (GIS) before December 31st.

INEC insists Edo Guber Election will hold

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has resolved to proceed with the Edo state governorship election despite the advise from the police and DSS that the Saturday September 10th election be postponed due to security reasons. 

Michael Ibru dies at 86

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Olorogun Micheal Ibru, head of the Ibru dynasty died at aged 86 in Florida U.S.

President Dos Santos of Angola fires finance minister & others

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Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos fired Finance Minister Armando Manuel on Monday two months after the government of Africa's biggest oil producer broke off talks with the IMF over emergency funding.

Lagos is better off with Niger Delta - Emir of Kano

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  The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammad II says Nigeria is better off with Lagos than with the Niger Delta region. He wrote;

Cross River state govt sets to float Airline - Ayade

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Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state, has stated that his administration will float an airline in November 2016. Ayade said this while playing host to a consortium of Indian investors in Calabar.

Buhari second term is unstoppable - Obasanjo says

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  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has discredited some online publications saying he is against President Buhari seeking a second term come 2019. Obasanjo's former media aide, Alex Nwokedi was quoted as saying that the former President is against President Buhari seeking a second term.

Mother Teresa declared a saint by Pope Francis

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  Mother Teresa, a Catholic nun who devoted her life to helping India's poor, has been declared a saint in a canonization Mass held by Pope Francis in the Vatican.

Senator Melaye seeks sack of Udoma, Adeosun and CBN Governor Emefiele

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  Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent and drastic measures, including the immediate sack of three prominent members of his Economic Team as the solution-precedent to reboot the ailing economy.

Theresa May meets President Obama and other world leaders at G20 Summit

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British Prime Minister Theresa May met with President Barack Ob ama and other world leaders today after making her first appearance at a major international summit, the G2 Summit at the Chinese city of Hangzhou. View more photos ...

Michelle Ogheneyoma turns one year, kudos to the rising star

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Michelle, daughter of Felix & Ejiro Omoko is one year old today 4th September, 2016. More fruitful years to the rising star. More photos of Michelle before her birthday.

Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau confirmed dead

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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is dead, a Nigerian army commander confirmed Friday. Shekau was reported injured and "fatally wounded" in an Aug. 23 airstrike which killed several other Boko Haram leaders.

Fayose begs Buhari to listen to Nigerians, "too much hunger"

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to listen to the cries of Nigerians and stop seeing those with opinions different from his own as threats to his hold on power, saying;

Opposition party calls for President Buhari's resignation

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the opposition party has called for the resignation of President Buhari following the new statistics released on Wednesday by the National Bureau of Statistics, indicating that Nigeria is currently experiencing economic recession. The party made the call in a statement released today. The statement reads: