Monday, November 12, 2018

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    FLASHBACK: How Jonathan cancelled a trip to Niger Delta community

FLASHBACK: How Jonathan cancelled a trip to Niger Delta community

On Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his trip to Ogoni in Rivers state. The president was scheduled to travel to the state to inaugurate the process of cleaning up the area.The cancellation, which has generated uproar particularly on social media, followed the threat of Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), a militant group, on the life of the president.The group had asked Buhari [...]

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    DNA test shows Wizkid is a father again

DNA test shows Wizkid is a father again

Ayodeji Balogun, Nigerian musician popularly known as Wizkid, has always be seen as a father of one child, but it seems the story is about to change.In January 2016, US-based Guinean model Binta Diamond Diallo was delivered of a baby boy and she claimed the baby belonged to Wizkid.She named him Ayodeji Balogun, after the Nigerian star, and in a [...]

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    Kate Henshaw taunts Osinbajo over N5k stipend

Kate Henshaw taunts Osinbajo over N5k stipend

Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw has taunted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo over the N5,000 stipend that the All Progressives Congress (APC) promised to give "extremely poor" youths.A Twitter user @lilmissbeebee had asked the actress, who lost the bid to be a house of representatives member, for "small money", and she told the fan to hold on till the time that the government [...]

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    Fayose’s ‘trusted’ aide resigns, says ‘I can no longer  pretend’

Fayose’s ‘trusted’ aide resigns, says ‘I can no longer pretend’

Samuel Ajibola, special assistant on parliamentary matters to Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, has resigned.According to PUNCH, Ajibola resigned over the economic situation of the state.The newspaper said Ajibola conveyed his message to quit the government in a letter dated May 28."I humbly write this to formally notify you that I am resigning from my position as your S.A [...]

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    Niger Delta Avengers threaten to kill soldiers

Niger Delta Avengers threaten to kill soldiers

The Niger Delta Avengers have threatened to kill soldiers if the Nigerian Army engages them in a combat. The group made this known on their twitter page where it also denied that it was responsible for the death of soldiers.“Nigeria Military also lied that NDA kill (sic) soldiers. We have not engaged in combat with them.“If they want us to kill [...]

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    British Actor Boyega visits family in Nigeria

British Actor Boyega visits family in Nigeria

John Boyega, British actor and Star Wars star, has kept to his word of visiting his family in Nigeria.On May 13, the Star Wars actor shared plans of visiting Nigeria, although he did not disclose the time of his visit.https://twitter.com/JohnBoyega/status/731128594840338432He took to his social media pages to share pictures of his visit to his family in Abeokuta and Ibadan.https://twitter.com/JohnBoyega/status/737217630902358021https://twitter.com/JohnBoyega/status/737012221222506497Based on [...]

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    Majid Michel abandons atheism, regrets his past

Majid Michel abandons atheism, regrets his past

Majid Michel, Ghanian actor, says he is no longer scared of death, because he now believes in God.The actor, who was speculated to be an atheist, shared his new belief in a post on his Instagram page."Lord God I have never spoken to you. But now I want to say...how do you do? You see God, they told me you [...]

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    Stella Damasus’ daughter receives US President’s award

Stella Damasus’ daughter receives US President’s award

Angelica Jaiye Aboderin, daughter of Stella Damasus, Nollywood actress, has received the President's award for Educational Excellence in America.The proud mother took to her Instagram page to share the news."I am so super proud of my daughter, Angelica, for her huge academic achievement. She received the Presidents' Award for Educational Excellence in America."Thank you for darling for making me so [...]

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    Magu: Anyone invited by EFCC cannot come out clean

Magu: Anyone invited by EFCC cannot come out clean

Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says there is no one who would "come out clean" after honouring the invitation of the anti-graft agency.Speaking on Question Time, a programme on Channels Television, Magu said the commission carries out thorough findings before inviting suspects.He denied the allegation that the EFCC had turned into a tool for [...]

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    ‘Where do we go outside Ekiti?’ say herdsmen as they beg Fayose

‘Where do we go outside Ekiti?’ say herdsmen as they beg Fayose

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has appealed to Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, to relax the ban on herdsmen and their grazing cattle.Baba Ngelzerma, the secretary general of the association, said this when he appeared as a guest on Channels Television.Ngelzerma asked the governor to show statesmanship, blaming most of the attacks on "criminals".He announced the readiness of the group [...]

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    DStv slashes decoder prices over ‘fuel price hike’

DStv slashes decoder prices over ‘fuel price hike’

DStv, MultiChoice's digital satellite TV in Africa, has announced that decoders will now sell for lower rates.Martin Mabutho, general manager, marketing and sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, made this announcement at a press conference that held in Lagos on Tuesday."In this era when 145 is all you are hearing and less traffic is what you are seeing. I think it’s only appropriate [...]

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    LADOL bags double awards in US

LADOL bags double awards in US

Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) has been rewarded for its commitment to local content.At an event organised by the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) in Houston, Texas, United States, the organisation was commended for its "outstanding performance".LADOL has invested $500 million into building the only 100 per cent Nigerian private industrial free zone in West Africa.Amy Jadesimi, managing director of LADOL, [...]

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    Funmi Iyanda’s foundation to host kids on May 27

Funmi Iyanda’s foundation to host kids on May 27

Change-A-Life (CAL) Foundation, a social service non-profit organisation established by Funmi Iyanda, a media entrepreneur, will host the 7th edition of its annual Children’s Day funfair on Friday.The event scheduled to hold at Eniobanke Centre, 19 Adekunle Fajuyi way, GRA Ikeja, Lagos, will bring together beneficiaries of the foundation’s intervention programmes, public officials, members of corporate Nigeria, celebrities and community [...]

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    Seyi Law: Why I slapped Eko Hotel security guard thrice

Seyi Law: Why I slapped Eko Hotel security guard thrice

Oluwaseyitan Aletile, Nigerian comedian popularly known as Seyi Law, has admitted assaulting a security official at Eko Hotel and Suites.In a post on his Instagram page, Seyi Law apologized for his actions and told his side of the story."I am not writing to defend a mistake I made, but so people would know that I am also prone to faults. [...]

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    Savannah wins DSTV basketball all star game – 3rd time in a row

Savannah wins DSTV basketball all star game – 3rd time in a row

Savannah Conference has emerged winners of the DSTV premier basketball league all star game for the third consecutive time.The match which held at the indoor hall of the National Stadium, Abuja ended 81-77 points, making the Kano players winners over Atlantic Conference.In an ebullient display of skills, the Savannah Conference tutored by Sani Ahmed led 31-22 after the first quarter [...]

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    Falz says he has musical chemistry with Simi

Falz says he has musical chemistry with Simi

Music lovers have been speculating that Folarin Falana, better known as Falz, and Simisola Ogunleye, known as Simi, are having a relationship.On different platforms, the duo have denied having another form of relationship apart from their working relationship.In an interview with Dorcas Fapson on 'The Juice', Falana said all he shared with Simi is 'musical chemistry'."Simi and I is just [...]

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