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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Forbes Magazine says Lagos is the 3rd worst city for drivers

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According to Forbes Magazine , this is the list of 10 worst cities in the world for driving and Lagos, Nigeria makes the 3rd position. 1. Kolkata, India: 69% congestion, 11.20 mph average speed 2. Karachi, Pakistan : 59% congestion, 11.20 mph average speed 3. Lagos, Nigeria : 60% congestion, 10.70 mph average speed 4. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia : 65% congestion, ...

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Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband Churchill denies allegation that his father was a gardner, says the only good thing that came out their relationship was his son

Tonto Dikeh's ex-husband Churchill denies allegation that his father was a gardner, says the only good thing that came out their relationship was his son

Reacting to all the drama that has been going on between Journalist Azuka Ogujiuba and his ex-wife, Tonto Dikeh (Read here, here and here) Olakunle Churchill has again denied allegations of domestic violence and that his father was a gardner. Calling Tonto a liar, Olakunle said; I’ll take time out from my very busy schedule to address these lies quickly. ...

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Only Nigerians can determine if I’ll become president, not PDP – Ayo Fayose

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Following the declaration of his intention to run for preident in 2019, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said only Nigerians can determine if he will become president and not his party, PDP. In an interview with Channels TV Fayose said, ‘let me say to you very expressly that it is not the national working committee of PDP that will ...

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Why we ‘picked up’ Fayose’s commissioner for finance and accountant general – EFCC

Why we 'picked up' Fayose's commissioner for finance and accountant general - EFCC

While many Nigerians believe the arrest of Ekiti State’s commissioner for finance and accountant general hours after Ayo Fayose’s Presidential ambition declaration is a political move, EFCC has explained otherwise. In a tweet, the anti-graft agency said, ‘In order for them to explain their roles in petition regarding Ekiti bailout fund EFCC has picked up the state’s Acct. Gen & ...

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INEC fixes February 16, 2019 for the presidential and National Assembly elections

INEC fixes February 16, 2019 for the presidential and National Assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, February 16, 2019 for the presidential and National Assembly elections. The electoral body made the announcement on Thursday, adding that the gubernatorial and state assembly elections and the Federal Capital will hold on March 2, 2019. INEC also said it would release the timetable for Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections coming ...

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BREAKING: Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG

Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG

Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked as head coach of Bayern Munich following an underwhelming start to the season that culminated in Wednesday’s 3-0 Champions League thrashing at Paris Saint-Germain. Ancelotti had won the Bundesliga title in his first campaign in Germany, but results and performances have tailed off – amid reports former club AC Milan are interested in the Italian ...

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South African union workers protest against President Jacob Zuma

South African union workers protest against President Jacob Zuma

Thousands of workers from South Africa’s largest trade union federation, Cosatu marched against corruption throughout the country. The country’s leadership has been engulfed by allegations of corruption and business interests have undue influence on government officials for dodgy contracts. Dressed in red T-shirts and chanting old liberation songs, some of the protesters in Johannesburg were calling for President Jacob Zuma ...

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Cameroon deports 100,000 Nigerian refugees

Cameroon deports 100,000 Nigerian refugees

According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), Cameroon has forcibly returned 100,000 Nigerian refugees over breach of international agreements. The rights group accused soldiers of deporting refugees escaping Islamist violence, as well as attacking and sexually exploiting them. Cameroon is “punishing” refugees for Boko Haram attacks, HRW said. HRW said in a new report says, ‘since early 2015, the Cameroonian authorities ...

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EFCC arrests Four suspected Internet fraudsters

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Four suspected internet fraudsters will soon be arraigned in court by the Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC . The suspects, Shiko Romeo, Bobby Edigiu, Henry Nisike and Emmanuel Ayo were arrested recently by officers of the Nigeria Police on suspicion of being involved in internet fraud. Upon handing the suspects over to the EFCC, ...

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Governor El-Rufai moved to tears upon meeting little Sadiq whose eyes were gouged out by ritualists

Governor El-Rufai moved to tears upon meeting little Sadiq whose eyes were gouged out by ritualists

Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai was moved to tears today upon meeting little Sadiq Islam whose eyes were gouged out by ritualists. Recall that the little boy on January 2016, left for a nearby house to buy cheese balls before heading to his Quranic school when the ritualists caught him and removed his eyes. Kaduna State Government has since ...

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“It is unfortunate US doesn’t see IPOB as a terrorist group”- Lai Mohammed says

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Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, had an interview with BBC in London yesterday where he described as “unfortunate” the fact that the U.S. government does not see the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organization. The spokesman for the American Embassy in Nigeria, Russell Brooks, in a recent interview, said that the US was committed to Nigeria’s unity ...

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Man arrested for kidnapping two children in Ogun State and hiding them in a hotel in Oyo State

Man arrested for kidnapping two children in Ogun State and hiding them in a hotel in Oyo State

A 28-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping two children in Ogun State and demanding N300,000 ransom. Abiodun Joseph allegedly kidnapped Tobiloba Aleshiloye, 12, and Yussuf Kudus, 8, on September 15 at Agbara in Ogun State. He then demanded a ransom of N150,000 on each child. Josephwas eventually arrested in a hotel in Ibadan, Oyo state and the victims ...

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Delta State House of Assembly suspends lawmaker for alleged gross misconduct

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The Delta House of Assembly on Wednesday, suspended one of its members, Hon. Reuben Izeze over alleged misconduct. Hon. Izeze, the representative of Ughelli South state constituency, was suspended for three months for bringing the House to disrepute. The lawmaker’s suspension followed a motion moved by the assembly’s Majority Leader, Mr Tim Owhefere, during the legislative body’s plenary session. Moving ...

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Nigeria pulls out of 90 International Organizations out of 310 they are part of

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The Federal Government has decided to pull Nigeria out of 90 world organizations. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, announced the government’s decision while speaking with state house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja yesterday September 27th. According to her, the decision to exit the organizations is as a result of the financial implications joining the organizations. “Nigeria ...

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Last surviving victim of drunk police officer’s shooting at a child dedication ceremony in Warri is dead

Last surviving victim of drunk police officer's shooting at a child dedication ceremony in Warri is dead

The last surviving victim of Inspector Samuel Imana and his team’s shooting died at University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) on Sunday. Recall that Inspector Imana and his team were hired as escort to some men who attended a child dedication in Warri, Delta State, on September 17. When the men began to spray money, the police inspector released some ...

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Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong loses younger brother to strange ailment

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong loses younger brother to strange ailment

Wummen Bako Lalong is dead. He’s the younger brother to current Plateau state Governor, Simon Bako Lalong. Late Bako was reported dead this morning after battling a strange illness in the past few months. Apersonal assistant to the Governor, Naandoet John confirmed that Mr. Bako died on this morning but could not speak further on the cause of death. Before ...

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Recall process: INEC officials drop notice, Ghana-must-go bags outside Senator Dino Melaye’s office

INEC officials drop notice, Ghana-must-go bags outside Senator Dino Melaye’s office

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday dropped the recall notice and other documents at the office of Senator Dino Melaye. The embattled senator, representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, was not present as the office was met under locks.

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“I was beaten, molested, taunted, I only picked a bottle in self defence” – Suspended OAU Vice President Jacob Grace seeks for justice

"I was beaten, molested, taunted, I only picked a bottle in self defence" - Suspended OAU Vice President Jacob Grace seeks for justice

Ms Jacob Grace, the suspended Vice President of students union of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has alleged that the Director of Socials, Afolabi Adedayo Emmanuel, battered her during an executive council meeting and she stabbed him in self defence. Recall that on the night of September 5, the two students’ union exco members were seriously injured following a ...

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Peter Okoye refers to himself as the only Rich and Established Up Coming Artiste

Peter Okoye refers to himself as the only Rich and Established Up Coming Artiste

Peter has gone solo and he now refers to himself as Mr P.

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Ambode donates 120 5KVA generating sets to power police formations

Ambode donates 120 5KVA generating sets to power police formations

…We’ll utilise Facility To Ensure Effective Law Enforcement – CP Assures Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday handed over 120 new 5KVA generating sets to the Lagos State Police Command to power all police formations across the State, with a pledge of continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance. Speaking at Lagos House in Ikeja while ...

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