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Shoprite profit jumps on sales growth in Nigeria

South African retailer Shoprite reported a 15.5 per cent jump in half-year profit, buoyed by sharp sales growth in Angola and Nigeria. Shoprite scrapped plans to merge with Steinhoff International on Monday. Shoprite, which sells mostly groceries, has grown rapidly outside its home market with sales in other African countries now accounting for more than […] The post Shoprite profit jumps on ...
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#BBNaija: Why I said I don’t know BankyW, Falz – Gifty

Mobola Sadiq Recently evicted #BBNaija housemate Gifty took time to clear the air over her statements in the house when BBNaija housemates were visited by Bankole Wellignton aka BankyW and Folarin Falana aka Falz. While other housemates gushed about how good it was to finally meet the A-list celebrities, Gifty said she did not know […] The post #BBNaija: Why I said I don’t know BankyW, Falz ...
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GRAPHIC-Life gets tougher for Nigerians and may stay that way

GRAPHIC-Life gets tougher for Nigerians and may stay that way LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Life is getting tougher for Nigerians. Inflation hit its highest level since 2005 in January, running at an unexpectedly high 18.7 percent.
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Nigeria to seek World Bank loan of at least $1 bln - finance minister

Nigeria to seek World Bank loan of at least $1 bln - finance minister LAGOS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Nigeria wants to borrow at least $1 billion from the World Bank, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Tuesday.
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Uti Nwachukwu calls out pastor who cursed organizers of BBNaija

Uti Nwachukwu who won Big Brother Africa Season 5, has called out the Port Harcourt-based pastor who cursed the organizers of Big Brother Naija. Read the rest of his tweets below.
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'She's someone i have a lot of love & respect for' - Drake wishes Rihanna Happy Bday with performance (video)

Rapper, Drake, on Monday night wished his old flame, Rihanna, a happy birthday as he performed at his sold out concert in Dublin. Drake, in a video from Monday night's performance recorded by a fan, said, "It's somebody's birthday today—somebody I have a lot of love for and a lot of respect for," he told the crowd as they started screaming with excitement. "So, instead of singing 'Happy
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Father dumps daughter’s corpse inside canal in Lagos

A father of nine children, Adekunle Adewusi, on Tuesday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly disposing his child’s remains inside a canal. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin, told the court that the 49-year-old father of No. 25, Folorunaho Kuku Str, Opebi, Ikeja committed the offences on February 7 at about 10. […] The post Father dumps daughter’s corpse ...
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Yakubu insists on victory v 3SC

Wikki Tourists striker, Victor Yakubu has said his side are focused at winning the rescheduled top-flight clash against Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC).
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Winning! Top Music Site NotJustOk reveals Plans to Expand Operations to East & South African Countries

We love when Nigerian media tech companies are expanding and growing so we are super excited for NotJustOk as they make their new moves. As part of their commitment to expose African music to the world, music entertainment site, NotJustOk is extending their content offering to East African and South African countries. According to founder, […]
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Photos: Nigeria Customs Service donate seize bags of rice, cartons of Spaghetti, gallons of vegetable oil to IDP camps in Borno

The Nigeria Customs Service today donated 36, 822 bags of rice, 7,752 Jerry cans of vegetable oil, 727 cartoons of vegetable oil, 3,003 cartoons of spaghetti and 59 bags of second hand shoes to IDP camps in Borno state. The items were handed over to the state governor, Kashim Shettima. While receiving the items, Governor Shettima said the items donated are in good conditions with some of them
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Trigger happy policeman allegedly shoots and injures Danfo driver for not obeying a traffic light

As Narrated by a Nigerian Twitter user. If true, the appropriate authorities need to look into this situation as an innocent passenger might have gotten injured in the process. More tweets after the cut
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Senator Andy Uba formally decamps from PDP to APC

Senate President Bukola Saraki announced the defection of Senator Andy Uba from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC) during Tuesday's plenary.   LIB earlier reported that the senator representing Anambra South senatorial zone disclosed his defection at a news briefing on February 1st, in his home country, Uga, Aguata Local Government Area of the
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Mother pregnant with brainless baby girl

A woman has been diagnosed as being pregnant with a female foetus that has no brain. She has, however, vowed to carry the pregnancy to term, though the possibility of the baby surviving beyond a few days is nil. The distraught parents have found out the devastating news that although their daughter has a “perfect […] The post Mother pregnant with brainless baby girl appeared first on Punch ...
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Emir Sanusi to Introduce Law Restricting Polygamy | Says it is Connected to Poverty & Terrorism

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has said that he will introduce a new law which will place a restriction on polygamy as it is connected to poverty and terrorism. The monarch made this known while addressing a Muslim gathering on Sunday. “Those of us in the (mainly Muslim) North have all seen the economic consequences […]
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New Video: Yung6ix feat. Percy & Phyno – Money Is Relevant

KKTBM hip-hop star Yung6ix premieres the music video for his hit single “Money is Relevant”. The hip-hop and high-life fusion track features KKTBM singer Percy and indigenous rapper Phyno; and receives a vibrant visual direction from Unlimited L.A. Watch the video below:
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