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Breaking: Global Company shuts operations in Nigeria over fraudulent activities

By Nwafor Sunday Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country. A statement by its Chairman, Jenna Bourgeois revealed the reason behind the company’s decision to halt operations in Nigeria. Bourgeois in his Linkedin handle noted […]

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A stunning new display and a pop-up camera, two of the coolest features of the new HUAWEI Y9 Prime 2019

If you got your hands on the HUAWEI Y9 Prime 2019 and your first thought wasthat this is a phone with no front selfie camera, you are absolutely wrong. The latest addition to Huawei’sY series comes with a massive viewing display and an auto pop-up selfie camera. All-screen phone If you have been on the […]

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Buhari jets out of Nigeria on Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja, on Sunday for Japan to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama, August 28-30, 2019. Buhari visits Japan A statement by his aide Femi Adesina, stated that Buhari’s participation will be his second, having attended TICAD6 in Nairobi, Kenya, […]

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Dakolo: Why I boycott PFN’s panel – Fatoyinbo

By Nwafor Sunday The Founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, has reacted to the statement credited to the National Publicity Secretary, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Bishop Emma Isong, wherein he said that he (Fatoyinbo), snubbed the panel set-up for the investigation without giving reasons. Busola Dakolo (L) and Pastor Biodun […]

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Only 300 elephants remain in Nigeria’s wildlife – Conservation Foundation

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that only about 300 elephants remain in the wildlife in Nigeria. Mr Oladapo Soneye, Head of Communication, NCF, said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Ibadan. Soneye said that the rapidly dwindling number of forest elephants in Nigeria had made it imperative for all […]

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Photos: Buhari, Northern traditional rulers meet in Aso Rock

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Breaking: I Was Promised N50,000 to aid Kidnap of Infants – Suspect

… As Troops Hand Over 2 Kidnapped Infant, 3 Suspects To Police By Femi Bolaji Jalingo – A 37 year old Woman from Abia state, Ruth Okoronkwo, who was on Friday paraded at the Police headquarters in Jalingo, Taraba state, has said she was recruited to Kidnap infants for the sum of N50,000. The kidnap […]

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Breaking: APC Govs in emergency closed-door meeting

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC are currently in a closed door meeting with the National Working Committee NWC of the party at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja to discuss several issues affecting the party and review some of its strategies ahead of the November 16 governorship elections in […]

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My husband is an unrepentant smoker, woman tells court

An Ibadan-based military personnel, Folasade Adedeji, on Friday petitioned a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, to dissolve her marriage to Taiwo, her husband, due to his unrepentant smoking and drinking habits. She told the court that their union was two and a half year-old. Testifying before Chief Ademola Odunade, the court’s President, Folasade, said that […]

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Baby with swollen head needs N45m to save his life

..Parents cry for help An appeal has gone out from the family of Nwatu based in Abuja, urgently seeking help from well-meaning individuals and corporate organisations to help save their six-month-old baby who is on the verge of death. The appeal by the father, Henry Nwatu, a technician and father of three, with a modest […]

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Newcastle not in crisis but need results- Manager

Newcastle United’s poor start to the season has been blown out of proportion but the best way for the club to stem the “mini crisis” is to start winning games, manager Steve Bruce said on Friday. Newcastle United’s English defender Jamaal Lascelles (L) and Newcastle United’s Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon (R) react to their win […]

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692m barrels of crude oil produced in 2017 ―Report

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says that 692 million barrels of crude oil were produced in the country in 2017. Oil prices fall on weak economic data from Europe and China NEITI disclosed this in its report, entitled, “pilot study on commodity trading for 2017” and released in Abuja. “The total crude oil […]

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Oil prices nudge higher, eyes on speech by Fed chair

Oil prices clawed back the previous day’s losses on Friday, with Brent nudging above $60 a barrel. This is as tighter supplies from key producers offset slowing demand growth and investors await clues on the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 29 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to $60.21 a barrel by […]

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Transport fare rises amid drop in petrol price in July

By Elizabeth Adegbesan Transport fare paid by passengers for bus, air, motorcycle and waterway journeys rose month-on-month (MoM)  in July despite the decline in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, during the period. According to the latest PMS report by the National Bureau of Statistics’ (NBS), average price paid by […]

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Ekweremadu and the IPOB mob

By Clarius Ugwuoha IT was shocking that the immediate past deputy Senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, representing Enugu West in the Nigerian upper chamber, and who stood stoutly behind the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra in the hey days leading to their proscription, was attacked in far-away Germany by a mob comprising IPOB members. […]

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Descendants mark 400th anniversary of first African slaves arrival in America

A family that traces its bloodline to America’s first enslaved Africans will gather at its cemetery to reflect on their arrival 400 years ago. Slaves in chain The family is holding a reflection Friday at the Tucker Family Cemetery in Hampton, Virginia. The reflection is one of several events commemorating the Africans’ 1619 arrival to […]

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‘How I drug, rape, rob women I meet on social media’

A 25-year-old man, Godwin David, who specialised in drugging women he met on social media before dispossessing them of their valuables, have been arrested by operatives of the Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It was gathered that the suspect had been luring women he interacted with on social media […]

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How 17 died in Kwara auto-crash

An auto-crash on Thursday at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa expressway in Kwara, has killed 17 people. Wreckage of the bus after the accident with an articulated DAF truck at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa highway on Thursday 22/08/2019 (NAN) The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the accident involved an 18-seater Toyota Hiace bus and an […]

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Forum counsels youths against anger, tasks Omo-Agege, Keyamo on N-Delta devt

The President of South-South Consultative Forum, SSCOF, Mr Moses Mugidi, has called on youths at home and abroad to exercise caution on venting their anger on matters that border on issues affecting the country. Omo-agege In an interview with journalists after an enlarged meeting of the group in Effurun, Delta State, Mugidi said it was […]

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Strike: FG directs inclusion of sacked staff school teachers in payroll

ABUJA—THE Federal Government has directed that the Accountant-General office and National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission should commence the process of including in the payroll sacked teachers of staff schools in the 2020 budget. Vice President of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU (North), Mr Solomon Alfa, disclosed this while briefing journalists, yesterday, on […]

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns killing of pregnant woman in Enugu

By Peter Okutu The Igbo apex body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday condemned the killing of an innocent pregnant igbo woman (names witheld) around Emene in Enugu state allegedly by a fulani herdsmen. In a statement issued in Abakaliki, the national publicity secretary of the group, barr. Uche Achi-Okpaga who stated that the cruesome activities of the […]

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CISLAC, CN urge Humanitarian Ministry to work with relevant stakeholders

Say’ll tackle challenges, succour over 3 million IDPs By Gabriel Ewepu Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, and Concerned Nigerians, CN, yesterday, urged the newly created Ministry of Humanitarian, Disaster Management, and Social Development by Pesident Muhammadu Buhari, to work with relevant stakeholder. CISLAC, Humanitarian The Executive Director, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Auwal […]

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80 Nigerians indicted for fraud in US: Social media peeved as reactions flood in

As Nigerians were greeted with the news that the United States has uncovered a money laundering, fraud syndicate of 80 Nigerians, which it termed “historic”, there have been overwhelming reactions from the social media and it is of embarrassment, shock, irritation and disgust. The 80-man fraud list has put Nigeria and indeed Nigerians on a […]

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BREAKING: See full list of 80 Nigerians alleged of fraud, money laundering in US

The United States (US) Government has released names of 80 Nigerians suspected to have been involved in well coordinated fraud and money laundering in the country. The United States also narrated the strategies adopted by the alleged fraudsters leading to the swindling of innocent citizens. Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, are named […]