Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Jamilah Nasir

    Airwoman killed by jealous lover laid to rest

Airwoman killed by jealous lover laid to rest

Oladipupo Sholape, the air force officer who was murdered by her “ jealous” lover, was laid to rest at the air force cemetery in Ojo military barracks, Lagos state on Thursday.Earlier, a candle night and procession held in Badagry, her hometown.Shomzy, as the deceased was fondly called, was shot to death on March 12 by one Kalu BA, her colleague [...]

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    I did it out of annoyance, says pastor who ‘planted’ bomb in church

I did it out of annoyance, says pastor who ‘planted’ bomb in church

The Edo state police has arrested one Abel Eku, a pastor in Christ Chosen Church of God, for allegedly planting a bomb in the headquarters of the church.Eku planted the explosives inside the auditorium of the church headquarters on January 22, ahead of the church's international conference, Daily Trust reports.The explosives were reportedly detected by some members, who then called the attention [...]

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    We demolished houses in riverine community to forestall disaster, says Lagos govt

We demolished houses in riverine community to forestall disaster, says Lagos govt

The Lagos state government has defended its decision to demolish some houses in Otodo Gbame,a riverine community in the Lekki area of the state.The houses were destroyed on Friday, leaving many residents homeless.Amnesty International had condemned the act, describing it as an abuse of human rights. The group also criticised the government for not obeying a court order which restrained [...]

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    Osinbajo: Cheating often done with the collusion of parents, teachers

Osinbajo: Cheating often done with the collusion of parents, teachers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said that parents and teachers connive with students to perpetrate exam malpractices.Osinbajo said this during the opening of the 65th annual council meeting of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in Abuja.The VP, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, lauded the council for standing the test of time, despite the challenges of an increasing number [...]

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    Lagos govt bans live band at bars, restaurants

Lagos govt bans live band at bars, restaurants

The Lagos state government has banned live band music in bars and restaurants.The state government has imposed a 500,000 fine on those who flout the directive. [...]

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    Going to US by Emirates or Turkish airlines? You must now check in your laptops, cameras

Going to US by Emirates or Turkish airlines? You must now check in your laptops, cameras

Nigerians travelling to the US by Emirates, Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways cannot longer take large electronic devices, such as laptops and games, on board.Also affected are Royal Jordanian, Egypt Air, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, and Etihad Airways.The US on Tuesday announced the new security measure prohibiting large electronic devices in the cabin of passenger flights [...]

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    Somalis are happier than Nigerians — according to world happiness index

Somalis are happier than Nigerians — according to world happiness index

In 2010, Nigeria, the giant of Africa and the most populous black nation, was rated as having the “happiest people on earth”, but not anymore.A latest ranking by World Happiness Report, a UN agency, showed that Somalia is ahead of Nigeria in the list which has Norway as number one.According to a report, the ranking has been published for the [...]

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    I still can’t find my daughter, says father of 2-year-old girl kidnapped in November

I still can’t find my daughter, says father of 2-year-old girl kidnapped in November

Umar Suleiman, father of Khadija, a two-year-old child, who was abducted in Abuja in November, says the whereabouts of his daughter remains unknown.Speaking to TheCable, Suleiman said all efforts to find his daughter had proven abortive.He said few days after she was abdcted, he received a message asking him to reach one Fadigbe, if he wanted to see his daughter.“Forty-eight [...]

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    New environmental law in the interest of all, says Lagos govt

New environmental law in the interest of all, says Lagos govt

The Lagos state government has assured all residents of the state that the new environmental protection and management law is in their interest.Steve Ayorinde, commissioner for information and strategy, said this in a statement, saying it is in line with the reforms in the environment sector "to ensure cleaner environment and public health safety in the state".Some civil society organisations [...]

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    Eat Me: Four important benefits of African cherry

Eat Me: Four important benefits of African cherry

African cherry, a fleshy fruit which is known as Agbalumo among the Yorubas and Udara among the Igbos, is stuffed with many nutrients needed by the body.It is also called star apples, based on the configuration of the seeds inside the fleshy fruit. [...]

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    MURIC: Senate won’t confirm Magu because it has skeletons in its cupboard

MURIC: Senate won’t confirm Magu because it has skeletons in its cupboard

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says the senate has refused to confirm Ibrahim Magu as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) because it has "skeletons in its cupboard".On Wednesday, the red chamber rejected Magu's confirmation, for the second time in three months.Reacting in a statement on Saturday, the association's director, Ishaq Akintola, MURIC said the senate’s fear of [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Mid-term report will reveal successes of this administration

Femi Adesina: Mid-term report will reveal successes of this administration

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, says a mid-term report, which will be published in May, will reveal the successes of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.Adesina made this known in an interview with Vanguard.He said that those who “genuinely” voted President Buhari are at rest, assured that he will deliver on his promises.“Those, who queued in the [...]

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    UNIPORT to award first class degrees to 78 graduates

UNIPORT to award first class degrees to 78 graduates

Ndowa Lale, vice-chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, said on Friday that 78 of the institution's 18, 378 graduating students earned first class degrees.Lale disclosed this at the 31st convocation news briefing in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. [...]

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    We are back online, says PMParrot

We are back online, says PMParrot

Prokonnect limited, owners of PMParrotng.com/PMParrot.com, has announced that their websites are now fully back online after experiencing some technical hitches.Olayinka Agboola, pointsman of the publishing outfit, said this in a statement on Thursday.According to the statement, the technical problems which were first noticed on Friday, have resulted in the temporary loss of some data.Agboola apologised to readers of the platform [...]

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    Malala Fund: 2 Nigerians emerge Gulmakai Network champions

Malala Fund: 2 Nigerians emerge Gulmakai Network champions

Malala Fund has announced the appointment of two Nigerians, Rotimi Olawale and Habiba Mohammed as Gulmakai Network champions.This was contained in a press statement issued by the fund.The Gulmakai Network is Malala Fund’s ambitious new initiative that invests in education activists working in countries where girls face barriers to education.Olawale is the co-founder of YouthHubAfrica, an online platform which engages [...]

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    CORE TV News appoints Jamil Afegbua as GM

CORE TV News appoints Jamil Afegbua as GM

Jamil Afegbua has been appointed as the general manager of CORE TV news, channel 748 on Abuja digital terrestrial and free-to-air platform.His appointment was announced on Wednesday by the management of CORE media services, owners of CORE TV news,Afegbua, who joined CORE TV in 2015, was until his appointment the head of Abuja bureau of the station.He has also worked as [...]

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