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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Group lauds Obaseki’s developmental strides

Group lauds Obaseki’s developmental strides

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has pledged to work with non- government organisations as his administration is open to ideas and public scrutiny, urging NGOs to defend public trust. Obaseki gave the assurance when he received the new executive members of Conference of Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGOs), who paid him a courtesy visit at Government House in Benin ...

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JAMB announces closure of DE applications, releases results of rescheduled UTME

JAMB announces closure of DE applications, releases results of rescheduled UTME

        The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, yesterday, announced that the Direct Entry (DE) application, which began in December 2017, would close on June 4. The Board’s Head of Media, Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in an interview in Abuja. According to Mr him, over 140,000 candidates have so far obtained the forms online. He said ...

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Liverpool confirm Fabinho signing

Liverpool confirm Fabinho signing

Liverpool have announced their first signing of the close-season, with Fabinho joining the Premier League club from Monaco. Fabinho was among Monaco’s star players in their Ligue 1 title win in 2016-17, but Leonardo Jardim’s side could not repeat that success after an exodus of big-name talent. And the midfielder has now followed the likes of Bernardo Silva, Kylian Mbappe ...

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Toke Makinwa appeals to her friends to stop hooking her up with jokers, advises men to please shoot their shot

Toke Makinwa appeals to her friends to stop hooking her up with jokers, advises men to please shoot their shot

Media personality/Author,Toke Makinwa, has appealed to her friends to stop hooking her up with jokers and also advised men to be bold enough to shoot their shot. Toke who became single after her marriage to her ex-hubby, Maje Ayida, was dissolved in October last year, made this passionate appeal on her Insatstories. See below…         

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CBN orders banks to sell Forex to travelers across the counter

CBN orders banks to sell Forex to travelers across the counter

The Central Bank of Nigeria has given banks the go-ahed to issue forex to all travelers across the counter. A statement released on their website asked banks to grant forex to any traveler whether or not they are customers of their banks, provided they provide the relevant travel documents. The apex bank says any bank that fails to obey this ...

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US deports Nigerian man and revokes his citizenship for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl

US deports Nigerian man and revokes his citizenship for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl

A Nigerian man was deported on Thursday after his U.S. citizenship was revoked in April following his conviction for indecency with a 7-year-old girl, a felony offense which he committed before he was naturalized. In a press release by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed Emmanuel ...

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Femi Gbajabiamila rocked a $3,450 Gucci suit when he gave his wife a N75m G-Wagon for her 50th birthday

Femi Gbajabiamila rocked a $3,450 Gucci suit when he gave his wife a N75m G-Wagon for her 50th birthday

  A few days ago, House of Reps Majority leader Femi Gbajabiamila surprised his wife who was celebrating her 50th birthday with a Mercedes Benz G-Wagon that had customized ‘Assurance’ licence plates. The senator stepped out in a stylish Gucci Heritage Web tape crêpe wool jacket that costs $3,450, approximately N1.2 million See more photos of his outfit below…

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Offa bank robberies: Dismissed police officer admits to killing over 20 persons, gives reason why he ensured he killed policemen

Offa bank robberies: Dismissed police officer admits to killing over 20 persons

The dismissed Corporal turned leader of the armed robbery gang that attacked commercial banks in Offa, Kwara State on April 5th, Michael Adiku has given reasons why he killed over 20 persons including police officers during the robbery incident. Speaking with detectives after his arrest, Adikwu said he deliberately killed the policemen that day because he has scores to settle ...

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Photos: Three suspected ”Yahoo Yahoo boys” arrested in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world

Three suspected ''Yahoo Yahoo boys'' arrested in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world

The suspects-Sylvester Osolase, 30; Seyi Ajayi, 36 and Monday Mayaki, 37 were arrested on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at River View Estate, Isheri North, Lagos State, following intelligence report received by the Commission about their activities. The suspects who were dealing in romance and classified scams, confessed to have defrauded several unsuspecting victims around the world. They also confessed to ...

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Football financier arrested for shaving teenagers’ pubic hair

Football financier arrested for shaving teenagers’ pubic hair

   The Lagos state police command has arrested the financier of Magico Football Academy Agege, Victor Achidume, 43, for allegedly shaving the pubic hair of five teenage boys. Achideume was arrested after one of the students fell ill and informed his parents that their financier had shaved his armpit and private part on May 9th after warning him and others ...

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Pastor gives lady 48 strokes of cane in order to get husband in Enugu

Pastor gives lady 48 strokes of cane in order to get husband in Enugu

        A 39-year-old spinster in desperate search of a husband has told of how she received 48 strokes of the cane from a pastor so she could get a husband. Princess Josephine Uloma, an indigene of Orlu in Imo state, broke down in tears in front of a large congregation in Asaba on Sunday as she told ...

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Photos: President Buhari attends Democracy Day lecture in Abuja

President Buhari attends Democracy Day lecture in Abuja

Yesterday, President Buhari attended the 2018 Democracy Day lecture which held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja. He was at the event with President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Speaker House of Representatives, RT Hon Yakubu Dogara, SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha, Former INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega at the Democracy Day Lecture.

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Self acclaimed pastor arrested for defrauding his member of millions of Naira

Self acclaimed pastor arrested for defrauding his member

            The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has arrested a self acclaimed pastor and founder Jesus the General Outreach Ministry based in Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos, ThankGod Udechukwu, for defrauding one of his kinsmen who trusted him as a ‘Man of God’. Udechuckwu who hails from Ozalla, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was arrested ...

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Nigeria’s first full HD TV station, Hi-Impact TV, launches today

Nigeria's first full HD TV station, Hi-Impact TV, launches today

All roads lead to Hi-Impact Planet amusement park and resort today, May 29th 2018, where the launch of Hi-impact TV will take place. The park and resort, which is located at Ibafo, along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, will not only house the country’s largest amusement park but also Nigeria’s first full HD television station. Owned by Solution Media & Infotech, the ...

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We have capacity to overcome challenges — Osinbajo

We have capacity to overcome challenges — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has, on Sunday, declared that Nigeria has the capacity to overcome the many challenges it is facing. He said this while addressing State House Correspondents after a special service to observe the country’s Children’s Day held at the Aso Villa chapel, Abuja. “The truth of the matter is that there are always challenges everywhere in every ...

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I will be sworn in as governor in 2019, Imo guber aspirant boasts

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A governorship aspirant in Imo, Mr George Emenalo, popularly called Boy George (BG), on Sunday, expressed optimism to become the next executive governor of the state. Emenalo, who has just joined the gubernatorial race in Imo, expressed the optimism while addressing newsmen in Lagos. He said that his confidence was from God, whose mandate was for him to liberate the ...

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Invasion of Jonathan’s aide’s house: My 84yr-old mother still in shock – Kuku

Invasion of Jonathan’s aide’s house: My 84yr-old mother still in shock – Kuku

Former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Kingsley Kuku has, weekend, accused the Federal government of “prosecuting him for no reason.” Kuku also cried out that “My 84 year old mother who lives in Arogbo is still in a state of shock.” No fewer than 25 armed policemen from ...

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$16b power project ”I’m ready for probe” Obasanjo dares Buhari

$16b power project ''I’m ready for probe'' Obasanjo dares Buhari

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he is ready to be probed over the $16b Power Project carried out during his administration. Recall that President Buhari earlier today, mocked the former president for embarking on the power project that cost so much with no result to show for it. President Buhari said the former president had questions ...

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“I only gave her mixture of lime, honey” Lagos prophet arrested over sick woman’s death says

"I only gave her mixture of lime, honey" Lagos prophet arrested over sick woman’s death says

A pastor has been arrested in connection with the death of a female worshipper in the church premises. Prophet Dominic Michael, who heads the Celestial Church of Christ, Jesusegun parish, Santana bus stop in Ajangbadi, was arrested alongside the deceased’s lover, Ifeanyi Eyinna, who took her to the church for healing. The deceased, 25-year-old Ramat Audu, lived with Ifeanyi at ...

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President Buhari meets Senate delegation over Bukola Saraki’s clash with IGP Ibrahim Idris

President Buhari meets Senate delegation over Bukola Saraki's clash with IGP Ibrahim Idris

President Buhari was in a closed door meeting with a 10-man delegation of the Senate over the tussle between Senate President Bukola Saraki and Inspector General of the Police Ibrahim Idris. The meeting, which is taking place at the president’s office inside the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, started around 1:00pm. Recall that last week, Senate president had informed ...

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