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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Nigeria’s future would be on technology – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s future would be on technology – Osinbajo

The tech hub, known as Vibranium Valley, houses 30 tech companies and has the capacity to house 50 more. Vibranium Valley, owned by the Venture Garden Group (VGG), is housed on the grounds of the then renowned Concord Printing Press of Nigeria owned by the Late MKO Abiola. Osinbajo said in a keynote address that Nigeria’s future would be on ...

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Mercy Aigbe acquires multi-million naira mansion in Lagos

Mercy Aigbe acquires multi-million naira mansion in Lagos

               Mercy Aigbe is currently the talk of the town as she recently added to her landed assets a multi-million naira mansion for herself and her kids in a choice area in Lagos. Taking to her Instagram page, the light-skinned actress and entrepreneur shared the good news with her fans, adding that she never ...

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How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

       Thursday’s withdrawal of Mr. Clement Ebri, the last challenger to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s bid for the office of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC has set today’s convention as a coronation ceremony for the former labour organiser turned politician. The 66 year old Oshiomhole is taking over the office that was remarkably occupied by a ...

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We’ ve no land for FG’s ranches — Benue stakeholders

We’ ve no land for FG’s ranches — Benue stakeholders

         The Federal Government’s plan to establish ranches in parts of the country as a solution to the unending farmers/ herders clashes may not have gone down well with the generality of Benue people who collectively felt it was against their struggle to establish peaceful coexistence in the state through the state’s grazing law. From the tribal ...

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22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

The police in Abia state have arrested a 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, for allegedly killing his mother over a love affair with her sister, who is the boy’s aunt, at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia State. According to reports, Ogbonna was in a relationship with his mother, Blessing’s sister and the mum got to know of it, ...

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Video: Nigeria’s largest steel plant, Ajaokuta is finally starting production 40 years after it was built

Nigeria's largest steel plant, Ajaokuta is finally starting production 40 years after it was built

Nigeria’s largest steel plant will finally start production four decades after it was built. The Ajaokuta mill has cost the country more than $8bn, but has never produced any steel. It is hoped that getting the facility off the ground will save Nigeria billions of dollars in steel imports. Built on a 24,000 hectares (59,000 acres) site in 1979 with ...

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Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, dies at 59

Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, dies at 59

The Chief of Staff to the Adamawa state governor, Mohammed Jibrilla, Abdulrahman Jimeta, has died. He was 59 years old. A statement released by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, said that Abba-Jimeta passed away in the early hours of today June 18th after a brief illness in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, where he went to perform the ...

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Photos: See how Damboa bomb blast victims are being treated at the state hospital

See how Damboa bomb blast victims are being treated at the state hospital

31 people were killed in a multiple suicide bomb attack in Damboa, Borno state, on Sunday. Over 40 persons were injured and they were rushed to the state hospital for treatment. The photos of the victims in the hospital are quite shocking. See the photos below

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‘In Italy, 1500 Nigerians are currently serving jail terms for various offences’ – Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli

'In Italy, 1500 Nigerians are currently serving jail terms for various offences' - Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli

Stefanou Pontesilli, the Italian Ambassador to Nigeria says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy. Pontesilli who made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Abuja said the number was huge. “In Italy we have about 1500 Nigerians in jail for various offences. It is a big number. We sometimes send them ...

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Photo of Nigerians selling Ankara fabric at the World Cup goes viral

Photo of Nigerians selling Ankara fabric at the World Cup goes viral

These Nigerian men in Super Eagles jersey were pictured outside the Kaliningrad Stadium selling Ankara fabric before the Croatia and Nigeria World Cup Clash last week. See pictures below:

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‘We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms’ – PDP

'We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms' - PDP

Peoples Democratic Party has said its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its National Organising Secretary, Austin Akobundu saying that the clarification became necessary following a publication by a national newspaper titled ‘PDP list ...

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”SARS officers do not have the mandate to stop and search anybody’s phone” The Nigeria Police Force says

''SARS officers do not have the mandate to stop and search anybody's phone'' The Nigeria Police Force says

At a question and answer session on its twitter page, the Nigeria police force stated that SARS officers do not have the mandate to stop and search anyone as their job description is to tackle robbery, cattle rustling, kidnapping, violent crimes and others.

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Drunk man slips in kitchen and pierces his face with a pan (graphic photo)

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A drunk man slipped and fell into a pan and the handle of the pan pierced his face, with four inches lodged in his eye socket. The horrific accident occurred when the 64-year-old was stumbling around looking for kitchen utensils after having too much to drink. He lost his balance and fell forward towards the kitchen counter where he pierced ...

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320 military personnel will retire from the Nigerian armed forces next week

320 military personnel will retire from the Nigerian armed forces next week

Air Vice Marshal Austine Jekenu, Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) has confirmed that a total of 320 military personnel will retire from the armed forces next week. He told newsmen at the centre in Oshodi, Lagos today that the retiring military men were drawn from the Army, the Air Force and the Navy. “A total of 320 servicemen ...

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Yahoo Yahoo boy jailed over N150K fraud

Yahoo Yahoo boy jailed over N150K fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday secured the conviction and sentencing of one Uke Philip Akhator, an Internet fraudster, before Justice P. I Ajoku of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin City, Edo State , for offenses bordering on obtaining by fraudulent trick. Akhator who was prosecuted by the Benin Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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Ex-governor, Olusegun Mimiko resigns from PDP, returns to LP

Ex-governor, Olusegun Mimiko resigns from PDP, returns to LP

      A two-term former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, today resigned from PDP and returned to his initial political party, Labour Party LP. Mimiko was first elected as governor on the platform of the LP in 2007 but was not sworn in until February 2009 when the Court of Appeal, Benin declared him as the winner of ...

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Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal orders operation ‘Show of Force’ across Lagos State

Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal orders operation 'Show of Force' across Lagos State

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State command Imohimi Edgal, has ordered all police formations under the command to embark on Show of Force. The exercise will commence tomorrow 14/06/2018, from 0600hrs through 1600hrs across the state. According to the state PPRO, Chike Oti, ‘the operation is to assure Lagosians of the readiness of the command to provide adequate security for ...

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Egypt becomes the safest country in Africa! Even safer than US and UK, according to a new Global poll

Egypt becomes the safest country in Africa! Even safer than US and UK, according to a new Global poll

Egypt has been ranked the safest country in Africa and higher than both the UK and US, according to the annual Gallup Global Law and Order poll where it asked if people felt safe walking at night and whether they had been victims of crime. The survey placed Egypt 16th out of 135 countries, while the UK was 21st and ...

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Tonto Dikeh and Bobrisky lock lips at Tonto’s birthday get together

Tonto Dikeh and Bobrisky lock lips at Tonto's birthday get together

A lot of amazing photos from Tonto’s birthday bash, which lasted all weekend long, has been shared on the internet, but this one of Nigerian crossdresser Bobrisky kissing the celebrant has generated a lot of Buzz on social media. Bobrisky shared the clip showing them kissing with a text that reads: “My sis Tonto” and lovestruck emoji. From his caption, ...

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US arrests 30 Nigerians in crackdown on email scammers

US arrests 30 Nigerians in crackdown on email scammers

The United States of America has arrested 74 people, 30 of whom are Nigerians, as part of the effort to combat email scam artists. Those arrested consist of people who convince correspondents to wire them money for fraudulent activities, BBC reports. The US said such scams are prevalent and pledged to pursue perpetrators “regardless of where they are located”. Following ...

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