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Month: August 2017

Master P Denies Hooking Up With Tameka “Tiny” Harris
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Master P Denies Hooking Up With Tameka “Tiny” Harris

Master P, who is rumored to be dating T.I’s estranged wife, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, has come out to deny it. In a long Instagram post, Master P said he and Tiny are only doing business and they met for the first time at the GMGB conference where they took the photos circulating online. He accused Sandra Rose, the blogger who carried the story, of creating a rumor which has no truth to it and challenged her to tell the truth and apologize to everybody. However, Sandra is standing by her story that Master P and Tiny have a thing going. she said she trusts her source and, though they deny it now, the truth will come out eventually. Read what Sandra said below: Sandrarose.com stands by our confidential source who said Tameka and P have been secretly seeing each other for nearly 2 yea...
DJ Jimmy Jatt Announces DJ Competition for ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off 2017’
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DJ Jimmy Jatt Announces DJ Competition for ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off 2017’

Widely respected DJ Jimmy Jatt has announced a DJ competition for the upcoming edition of his annual music show ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off’, scheduled to hold on the 16th of September, 2017 at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria. Describing details of the competition, the veteran DJ wrote on his Instagram:- We are giving DJs the opportunity to perform at #JimmysJumpoffLive2017. If you’ve got what it takes to rock the decks, join the DJ competition now. It’s simple, all you need to do is; upload a minute long video of yourself Djing – use the hashtags; #JimmysJumpOffLive2017and #JimmysJumpOffAbuja. The best 10 videos will be reposted by DJ Jimmy Jatt, and the video with the highest likes will get the chance to show the world your DJ skills live at the show. DJ Jimmy Jatt has described the co...
Joselyn Dumas Celebrates Birthday With Sweet Message & Beautiful Pictures
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Joselyn Dumas Celebrates Birthday With Sweet Message & Beautiful Pictures

Curvaceous Ghanaian actress and TV host, Joselyn Dumas is a year older. Joselyn, in a thankful mood took to IG to share new pictures and penning a lengthy post to also celebrate herself and women all over the word. She wrote: Dear Joselyn/woman, You are A #QUEEN never forget that!! The Lord is your Shepherd you shall not want… He will always prepare a table before you in the presence of your enemies. You are who God says you are Don’t let the words or the opinions of others define you. You can do all things through Christ who strengthens you. God didn’t say the weapons will not form but take comfort in knowing the weapons that are formed against you will not prosper for the Lord will always be with you. He didn’t bring you this far to leave you… your best is here!!! And even though yo...
Al-Fayed Pictured On His Yacht As He Prepares To Mark 20 Years Of Son’s Death
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Al-Fayed Pictured On His Yacht As He Prepares To Mark 20 Years Of Son’s Death

Mohamed Al-Fayed has been pictured on his luxury yacht in St Tropez as he prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of his son's death. The 88-year-old looked deep in thought as he relaxed on the deck of Sakara, his 112ft-long boat. It comes as the former Harrods owner looks set to mark 20 years since Dodi Fayed and Princess Diana were killed in a car accident in Paris. Al-Fayed has said he still mourns the death of his son twenty years after they died and claims they were killed because they planned to marry. He claims to spend 300 days a year sitting beside his son's body, which has been interred at a mausoleum in the grounds of his mansion near Oxted in Surrey. He also has left Dodi's Park Lane flat, where he took Diana during the summer of 1997 before the pair died in a car ...
Oxlade-Chamberlain Confirmed, Will Lemar And Van Dijk Follow?
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Oxlade-Chamberlain Confirmed, Will Lemar And Van Dijk Follow?

It’s expected to be one of the busiest transfer deadline days in the Premier League‘s history, with Liverpool chief among the clubs involved. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has officially signed, but the Reds are also pushing for deals for Virgil van Dijk and Thomas Lemar. Meanwhile, the futures of Philippe Coutinho, Divock Origi, Mamadou Sakho, Lazar Markovic and a handful of youngsters are yet to be resolved. We’re live throughout Thursday up to the deadline at 11pm.
Tottenham Sign Serge Aurier From PSG
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Tottenham Sign Serge Aurier From PSG

English premier league side, Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Ivorian star Serge Aurier from PSG. Spurs welcome their new signing on twitter, writing... 'We are delighted to announce the signing of @Serge_aurier from Paris Saint-Germain. ✍️ #WelcomeAurier'
US Warned Spain Of Barcelona Attack Risk
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US Warned Spain Of Barcelona Attack Risk

US security agencies warned Spain in May that the Islamic State group was planning an attack in Barcelona, where the jihadists claimed a deadly van rampage earlier this month, local media said Thursday. The daily El Periodico de Cataluna reported that the US National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) alerted Spanish intelligence officers to the threat weeks before a man ploughed his vehicle into crowds of tourists along Barcelona’s Las Ramblas boulevard on August 17, killing 14 people. “Unsubstantiated information of unknown veracity from late May 2017 indicted that the Islamic State of Irak and ash-Sham (IS) was planning to conducted unspecified terrorist attacks during the summer against crowded tourist sites in Barcelona, Spain, specifically (Las Ramblas) street,” according to an NCT...
Transportation Sector Key To Economic Recovery – Minister
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Transportation Sector Key To Economic Recovery – Minister

The Federal Government has identified the transportation sector as a cardinal player in the economic recovery process. This was revealed by major speakers at the closing ceremony of the 15th National Council on Transportation held in Sokoto state. Major stakeholders converged in Sokoto metropolis to formulate a transportation policy for the nation as well as to provide an avenue for consultation Transportation is a crucial tool needed to drive the economic recovery plan of the present administration which is why government intends to connect the thirty six state capitals by rail in no distant time. Lack of synergy among the various agencies in the transportation sector as well as over dependence on road transportation in the country was identified as the major setbacks . Acc...
Confusion At Lagos Airport Over Power Outage
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Confusion At Lagos Airport Over Power Outage

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has expressed regret over Wednesday’s minor power outage that disrupted business at the terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Communications, said in a statement on Thursday that the agency regretted the disruption which occurred on Wednesday night. For about an hour activities at the airport came to a halt following an outage as travellers struggled to conduct their activities in the darkness. Yakubu said FAAN engineers were immediately mobilised to restore power to the public concourse. “The airport on Wednesday experienced a minor power outage but our team of engineers has immediately swung into action and normalcy had been restored in the aff...
Most Fed Govt Contractors Evade Tax – Adeosun
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Most Fed Govt Contractors Evade Tax – Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says less than 20% of contractors paid by the federal government and its agencies state the income received in their tax returns. Adeosun, who made this known in a statement released on Wednesday, said the lapse was discovered following the sampling exercise carried out by the ministry of finance. She said the federal government has started reviewing the tax compliance records of contractors who have received payments from the federal government and its agencies in the last seven years. “It was a matter of concern that those who earned money directly from government, which is both traceable and verifiable, still failed to pay the correct taxes thereon,” she said. She also gave the assurance that the new multi-agency, data-driven approach will ...
US Deploys Warships For Hurricane-Hit Texas
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US Deploys Warships For Hurricane-Hit Texas

The Pentagon has identified two warships, hundreds of vehicles, dozens of aircraft and more than 400 troops that could be made available to respond to emergencies for hurricane relief in the next 24 hours in the Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Texas. Two U.S. Navy warships, the USS Kearsarge and the USS Oak Hill, are also being deployed to Texas, where the disaster has claimed at least 20 lives, the Navy announced Wednesday. The Oak Hill, a smaller dock landing ship, will bring supplies and join the Kearsarge in supporting “federal, state and local authorities ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey,” according to the Navy. ‘We are leaning as far forward as we possibly can to ensure that military assets are postured to support the needs of Texas and, potentially, Loui...
Boris Johnson Opens New UK Embassy In Abuja
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Boris Johnson Opens New UK Embassy In Abuja

The United Kingdom on Thursday opened its new Embassy in Abuja, which it said would further strengthen its relationship with Nigeria. Boris Johnson, the British Foreign Secretary who unveiled the new diplomatic complex at 8:13 a.m., said it signified the growing relationship between the Commonwealth pair. “It gives me great pleasure to open this wonderful, new, super, collosal British High Commission in the Nigeria’s capital, Abuja,” Mr. Johnson said. “It would further strengthen the British diplomatic ties with Nigeria,” the UK top diplomat said. He said the new building is a symbol of UK’s long-term commitment to Nigeria. The new British High Commission, located at Plot 1157, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, accommodates all of the UK Government departments wor...
Mugabe Slams Nigeria, South Africa Over Slain Gaddafi
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Mugabe Slams Nigeria, South Africa Over Slain Gaddafi

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has criticised the 2011 decision made by African countries that voted in favour of a resolution by western countries to invade Libya resulting in the killing of Libyan long time leader Muammar Gaddafi, reports say. According to Zimbabwe’s state-owned Herald newspaper, the nonagenarian described the decision to support Nato’s “no fly zone” as “shameful and disgraceful”. Mugabe said this while speaking during the official opening of the 67th World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa summit in Victoria Falls early this week. “The weakest of our world system is that when innocent countries are attacked, we fold our hands. I’m saying this off the cut because it worries me. Where are we going? Where is the world going,” Mugabe was quo...
Market Demolition Best Thing For Owerri – Okorocha
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Market Demolition Best Thing For Owerri – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, says the removal of Eke Ukwu market is the best thing that has happened to Owerri capital City. Speaking while inspecting the level of completion of various markets which will serve as alternatives for the traders, Governor Rochas Okorocha said the removal of Eke Ukwu will usher in a new dawn in the State, as issues of insecurity would become a thing of the past. The Igbada market which is under construction is where the Imo State Government relocated the traders after the demolition of Eke Ukwu market. To ensure quick completion of the project, Governor Rochas Okorocha has embarked on a tour of the newly built markets across the metropolis. The Governor used the opportunity to address the traders who joined him on the inspection. ...
FG Tommitted To Reducing Deaths On Nigerian Roads – Minister
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FG Tommitted To Reducing Deaths On Nigerian Roads – Minister

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has reiterated Federal Government’s committment toward reducing mortality and morbidity from road crashes in Nigeria. Adewole made this known when he received the Special Envoy of the Secretary General of United Nation on Road Safety, Mr. Jean Todt, in Abuja. He said that the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health would continue to partner with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and other relevant stakeholders towards realization of the goals of the UN decade of Action on road safety in Nigeria. He pointed out that some of the activities of the ministry are in line with the 5th pillar of the UN Decade of action which include to establish and develop a formal training for paramedics in accredited institution in Niger...
Blind Man Arraigned For Perusing Child Pornography
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Blind Man Arraigned For Perusing Child Pornography

A 44-year-old British man was summoned to court on charges of perusing the “worst variety” of child pornography, despite the fact that he’s actually blind. A blind British man, Andrew Shaw, was summoned to Blackpool Magistrates Court to stand trial. He is charged with the possession of child pornography. Shaw faces three-count charge of possessing some 71 “obscene images” of children on his computer, with 12 of these images apparently being “of the worst variety.” During the hearings, Shaw’s lawyer pointed out that his client is registered as blind and “has no sight in one eye and only a small amount in the other.” “It may be argued that difficulty with his vision makes it difficult for him to put an age to images he downloads. “He may think he is looking at 16-year olds,...
Storm Harvey Causes Explosion At Flood-Hit Texas Chemical Plant
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Storm Harvey Causes Explosion At Flood-Hit Texas Chemical Plant

Two explosions have occurred at the flood-hit Arkema SA chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, and there is a risk of further blasts. The Arkema plant makes organic peroxides used in the production of plastic resins, polystyrene, paints and other products. “We want local residents to be aware that the product is stored in multiple locations on the site, and a threat of additional explosion remains,” the company said in a statement. “Please do not return to the area within the evacuation zone until local emergency response authorities announce it is safe to do so,” it added. The sheriff said one of its deputies was taken to hospital after inhaling fumes and nine other people drove themselves to hospital as a precaution. The flooded facility had lost power and backup generators, lea...
What Has Buhari Done?
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What Has Buhari Done?

Buhari administration identified the implosion and civil unrest that will happen with distressed 33 states owing salaries. He approved bailout funds to the state to help them pay salaries and pension arrears. For two years, the states have been given special funds and Paris Club refund in excess of N2trillion. The administration paid N600b inherited fuel subsidy bill. Paid N60b inherited fertilizer subsidy bill. Paid inherited salaries and pension arrears of Federal workers. Started paying contractors that have not been paid since 2013 on Federal projects especially road construction across the country. To diversify the economy away from crude oil, President Buhari insisted Nigeria must produce locally things we can produce easily and he anchored this on Agriculture and Solid Mineral...
Senate C’ttee Vows To Continue Investigation Into Alleged N30tn Revenue Scam
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Senate C’ttee Vows To Continue Investigation Into Alleged N30tn Revenue Scam

The Chairman of the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has pledged the determination of the committee to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30tillion revenue scam in the import and export chain. According to a statement by the committee’s media consultant, Mr. Duro Meseko, Uzodimma said this after meeting with some of the invited companies in Abuja yesterday where he added that the interest of the Senate in the investigation was to assist the government to recover monies trapped in the import and export chain. ‘’There are allegations that the investigation is borne out of personal interest. ‘Once a Senate in a committee of the whole passes a resolution such as this, it cannot be termed as the decision of a s...
MASSOB Kicks As Uwazuruike Attacks Ohanaeze President
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MASSOB Kicks As Uwazuruike Attacks Ohanaeze President

The leader of the Biafra Independent Movement, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, on Wednesday rejected the leadership of the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo. He said his movement would no longer recognise Nwodo as the leader of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group. Uwazuruike, who stated this in a statement in Awka, the Anambra State capital, said his non-recognition of Nwodo was as a result of his (Nwodo’s) meeting with an expelled member of MASSOB, Uchenna Madu. He said, “It was a deliberate move by Nwodo to spite my person as the leader and founder of MASSOB/BIM; that is why he (Nwodo) invited one Uchenna Madu to a meeting yesterday (Tuesday) in Enugu knowing full well that Madu had been expelled from MASSOB. “Nwodo is fully aware of his intentions knowing very we...
Ex-Kaduna Gov Cautions Against Kanu’s Rearrest
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Ex-Kaduna Gov Cautions Against Kanu’s Rearrest

Former military Governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar (rtd), wednesday cautioned against the plan by the federal government to re-arrest the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Umar, Chairman of Movement for Unity and Progress (MUP), noted that Kanu “is not a common criminal as the government appears to think,” noting that it would be politically unwise to revoke his bail and re-arrest him. He canvassed the position in a statement he personally signed yesterday, noting that Kanu’s seeming militant approach “is the result of the strong arm tactics with which the federal government deals with him.” He faulted the plan of the federal government “to approach the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail granted him Kanu and have him rearrested. T...
Annie Idibia Shocked At A Lady’s Outfit To The Club
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Annie Idibia Shocked At A Lady’s Outfit To The Club

Annie Idibia took to her snapchat to express her shock at what a lady wore to the club. She shared a photo of the girl who was wearing extreming short bom-short which exposed her butt and captioned it; "Nawa ooo... Na girl dress like come club...smh!!"
Libya Rescues 542 Europe-Bound Migrants In Two Days
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Libya Rescues 542 Europe-Bound Migrants In Two Days

Libya’s coastguard has rescued almost 550 migrants this week in four separate operations west of the capital Tripoli, navy spokesperson General Ayoub Kacem said on Wednesday. Libya has been a springboard for illegal migration to Europe, especially Italy, since becoming engulfed in chaos following a 2011 revolution that toppled and killed its longtime ruler Colonel Moammar Gaddafi. Tens of thousands of migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, have crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe each year on overcrowded and flimsy boats run by unscrupulous people traffickers. Kacem said the latest rescue operations took place on Monday and Tuesday off the coasts of Sabratha and Sidi Bilal, ports west of Tripoli. Two separate operations off Sabratha brought to shore 252 migrants from Afr...
Afenifere Insists On Restructuring
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Afenifere Insists On Restructuring

The Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, yesterday restated its call on the need for restructuring of the country lamenting that Nigeria at the moment is a dysfunctional country sliding towards the edge of the precipice. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of its monthly meeting in Akure. The group said the problems confronting Nigeria as a nation can only be resolved by embracing restructuring and called on Nigerian leaders to revisit the 1966 constitutional model. The National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, who read the communique condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s stand on restructuring. “We are not impressed by the broadcast by the President after his return especially his stand on the restructuring in Nigeria which he said is...
Eid-El-Kabir: Aregbesola Calls For Prayer, Unity Of Nigeria
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Eid-El-Kabir: Aregbesola Calls For Prayer, Unity Of Nigeria

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has called on Muslim faithful in the state and Nigerian in general to use the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the state and country. Aregbesola, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Mr. Sola Fasure, called on Nigerians of all faiths to join hands with the government of President Muhammadu Buhari in its determination to build a peaceful and harmonious country.‎ The Governor tasked adherents of Islam to imbibe the lessons of commitment, dedication and obedience to higher authority as was demonstrated by Prophet Ibraheem’s willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to the will of God which the Eid-El-Kabir commemorates. He pledged his administration’s commitment to the welfare of the people of t...
Shell Pleads With Imo Communities For Understanding
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Shell Pleads With Imo Communities For Understanding

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has pleaded with its host communities in Imo State to consider the economic situation while making their demands. The General Manager, External Relations, SPDC, Igo Weli, represented by the Stakeholder Relations Manager, Dr. Alice Ajeh, made the appeal on Tuesday, during a stakeholders’ engagement forum held at Imo Trade and Investment Centre, Owerri. The objective of the open frank discussion was to provide opportunity to interact and collaborate with external stakeholders on oil and gas issues. Weli opined: ‘’The only way to survive is to increase production because price has gone down,” noting that the support of the stakeholders in current efforts by Shell to remain relevant was uppermost in the engagement with the...
Kendall Jenner Named Fashion Icon Of The Decade
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Kendall Jenner Named Fashion Icon Of The Decade

Ten years ago, model Kendall Jenner was 11 years old. Next week, she will be named Fashion Icon of the Decade. Jenner, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, will receive the honor on September 8 at New York Fashion Week. It is handed out by the fashion website Daily Front Row. Jenner is one of the models of the moment, along with sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid. And she has 83 million followers on Instagram. Social media lit up with commentary on the news. Not everyone thinks the 21-year-old deserves the award. “Oh please! What about @NaomiCampbell or @CindyCrawford you know real models who got to the top due to hard work not who mummy is. Pathetic,” Twitter user Ginger Winger wrote. Jenner has strutted her stuff on the world’s catwalks for the top labels in the business but she i...
Makarfi Warns Against Further Wrangling In PDP
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Makarfi Warns Against Further Wrangling In PDP

Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has cautioned warring members of the party against internal wrangling in the party. Makarfi, who gave the warning yesterday when he inaugurated caretaker committees for Lagos and Kwara states’ chapters of the party, pointed out that internal wrangling is a wrong signal that would drive people away from the party. Chief Tunde Osainakan is the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter while Tunde Akindeyi is the Chairman of Kwara State Chapter. The chairman, who noted that normalcy is fast returning to the PDP, said: “Anyone who wants to come around should come and join. The party is big enough to accommodate all. In fact, all we should be doing is to invite people to come and join the par...
We Don’t Have Power To Arrest Hate Campaigners – DHQ
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We Don’t Have Power To Arrest Hate Campaigners – DHQ

The Defence authorities have denied the claim that the military is monitoring hate campaigners with the aim of arresting them, saying it does not have the powers to arrest Nigerians for such infraction. The Director of Defence Information, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, who said this while featuring on Sunrise Daily on Channels Television on Wednesday, added that the military had no information about where Boko Haram insurgents were keeping the remaining Chibok girls. He explained that the military would only monitor the social media to sheave out information that could be useful for the planning of its operations. When asked to respond to the accusation that the military was planning to arrest hate campaigners, he said, “There was nothing like that. We do not have power to arrest people...
Chika Ike Shares Picture As She Studies At Harvard
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Chika Ike Shares Picture As She Studies At Harvard

Nollywood actress Chika Ike who was recently admitted into Harvard Business School has shared a photo of herself studying. Taking to her IG page, Chika Ike wrote: The harder I work the Luckier I get …. No one promised that it will be easy but it will be worth it . Harvard got me reading like never before..lt’s a reading Vacation…Lol
Pan African Towers Gets NCC Approval For Co-Location In Nigeria
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Pan African Towers Gets NCC Approval For Co-Location In Nigeria

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has given approval to Pan African Towers Limited (PAT) to operate as a telecommunications co-location company in the country after a presentation to the regulatory body on it’s grand vision for mobile operators. NCC communicated the approval to the company in a letter signed by the Executive Vice Chairman. PAT plans to commence operations in Nigeria immediately and to launch in Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone before the end of this year as well as in Liberia, Gambia, Guinea and Senegal in 2018. The new company will use green technology to reduce cost and help accelerate broadband penetration, which is necessary for economic development and poverty reduction. According to the director, Mr Sohail Haider, the NCC approval is a welcome dev...
Bayelsa Electricity Consumers Threaten To Shut Down PHED Over Tariff Increase
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Bayelsa Electricity Consumers Threaten To Shut Down PHED Over Tariff Increase

Angered by the 100 per cent increase in electricity tariff, consumers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, yesterday protested against the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED). They threatened to shut down their business activities in the state if the arbitrary hike in the tariff was not reversed. Led by the Bayelsa State Association of Bulk-Bill Electricity Consumers (ABEC), the consumers ventilated their anger by taking to the streets, giving a 24-hour ultimatum for company to reverse to the old tariff. Placards carrying members of the association said the sudden increment, which took them by surprise, was imposed on them by a sub-contracting firm to PHED, Agidi Energy and Tools limited without pre-information to residents. Some of the placards had inscription such as ...
Oshiomhole Denies Giving Cars To Ex-Deputy Speaker
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Oshiomhole Denies Giving Cars To Ex-Deputy Speaker

A former Edo State Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has denied giving the official vehicles attached to the Speaker of the state House of Assembly to the impeached Deputy Speaker, Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, for her personal use. Oshiomhole, who spoke in an interview with journalists in Iyamoh, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state, also advised the lawmaker representing Uhunmwode constituency to return the vehicles or face criminal prosecution for alleged fraud and stealing. Ativie was a former Speaker of the House before willingly swapping her position with her deputy, Dr Justin Okonoboh, to balance the structure of political power across the three senatorial districts in the state, since she and the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, were from Edo South. She was impeached with Oko...
Panel Rejects Request To Summon Fayose’s Aide For Contempt
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Panel Rejects Request To Summon Fayose’s Aide For Contempt

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing former Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday rejected a request to charge the governor’s Special Assistant on Public Communications, Mr. Lere Olayinka, for contempt. A lawyer, Mr. Adeoye Aribasoye had requested that Olayinka be summoned to show cause why he should not be charged for misrepresenting the panel’s proceedings. This followed a disagreement between Aribasoye and the counsel to the commission, Mr. Sunday Bamise, that he appeared for Fayemi at the panel. Aribasoye explained that though he appeared in court to honour the panel’s invitation, he did not announce his appearance for the former governor. He said the announcement in the state broadcast service, of which Olayinka is the director general, amounted to contempt and ...
Toddlers Among Latest Victims Of Mumbai Monsoon Floods
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Toddlers Among Latest Victims Of Mumbai Monsoon Floods

Two toddlers were among 14 people killed in Mumbai after floods destroyed homes and disrupted traffic in India’s financial capital, police said, but lighter-than-feared rain on Wednesday helped relief efforts. Police said a 45-year-old woman and an 18-month old child, members of the same family, died after their home in the northeastern suburb of Vikhroli crumbled on Tuesday, while a two-year-old girl died in a wall collapse. More than 1,200 people have died across India, Bangladesh and Nepal in the worst flooding brought on by monsoon rainfall to strike South Asia in years. Tuesday’s deluge in Mumbai – nearly a month’s average rainfall in a single day – had halted train services and led to flight cancellations. More heavy rains had been forecast for Wednesday, forcing the gove...
Anambra Guber: Three Foreigners Arrested For Voter Cards Possession
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Anambra Guber: Three Foreigners Arrested For Voter Cards Possession

Three foreign nationals have been arrested in Anambra State for having in their possession several numbers of Permanent Voter Cards allegedly issued to them by the Independent National Electoral Commission. It was gathered that voter cards were for the purpose of voting in the governorship election in the state scheduled for November 18. The Comptroller of Immigration Service, Anambra State Command, Mr King Ekpedeme, disclosed this in Awka, the state capital, while screening ECOWAS citizens resident in the state to ascertain the genuineness of their documents. Ekpedeme, who expressed his command’s determination to ensure that people would not sneak into the state to cause confusion during the November poll, reminded foreigners that they were not eligible to vote in elections in th...
Texas Flood Toll Mounts Amid Chemical Blast Fears
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Texas Flood Toll Mounts Amid Chemical Blast Fears

New proof of the devastation wrought by monster storm Harvey emerged Wednesday as the bodies of six family members were plucked from receding waters in Texas and flooding triggered fears of a chemical explosion near Houston. While clouds parted in America’s fourth-largest city, bringing a welcome respite after the storm turned roads into rivers, rural areas of Texas were drenched as Harvey headed eastwards with the city of Port Arthur especially hard hit. Authorities in neighboring Louisiana had scrambled to safeguard their state from the impact of Harvey, whose onslaught evoked painful memories of Hurricane Katrina’s deadly strike 12 years ago — but New Orleans escaped with minimal rain. Taking advantage of a lull in the rainfall in Houston, rescuers recovered the bodies of six f...
Super Eagles Players, Officials Stand With Carl Ikeme
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Super Eagles Players, Officials Stand With Carl Ikeme

Super Eagles players and officials stood in solidarity with the number one choice goalkeeper of the team, Carl Ikeme who is currently battling with leukemia. The team wore branded t-shirts in solidarity of the player as they prepare ahead of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon on Friday in Uyo.
How Private Varsities Forced JAMB To Lower Cut-Off Mark
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How Private Varsities Forced JAMB To Lower Cut-Off Mark

Abysmally low student enrolment into private universities in the country has been identified as the major reason the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recently lowered the minimum cut-off mark for Nigerian universities in the 2017/2018 academic session to 120. According to data released by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, most private universities already had their minimum cut-off marks set at 120, even before the decision by the board and other stakeholders involved in tertiary education (including private and public polytechnics and colleges of education) nationwide. JAMB released the data following the outcry by several Nigerians and the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) that it was lowering standards in the tertiary education sector by s...
I Will Not Borrow To Pay Workers – Akeredolu
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I Will Not Borrow To Pay Workers – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) yesterday said he would not borrow to pay workers salaries and that his administration inherited a debt profile of N220 billion from his predecessor, Olusegun Mimiko. Akeredolu disclosed this yesterday in Akure at the swearing ceremony of 10 special advisers and 18 commissioners, whose portfolios were not named. He told the commissioners that no appointment was juicy, adding that every ministry, agency and public office was important and that his administration would accord equal attention to all offices. He further revealed that his government met internal and external debts, unpaid salaries and allowances, state pension liabilities and gratuities, among others amounting to N220.5 billion. “Although Mimiko announced he left N20b ...
Swankyjerry And French Montana Rocks Same $18k Custom Made Louis Vuitton Jacket
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Swankyjerry And French Montana Rocks Same $18k Custom Made Louis Vuitton Jacket

Celebrity stylist and fashion influencer, Swankyjerry is rocking a limited edition $18K Louis Vuitton fur jacket. American super star French Montana rocked the same orange and brown jacket for his new video LIE. Only 2 people in the world has this jacket, it was first worn by former Harlem drug lord Alpo in the 90’s then followed by French who wore his in July 2017. Super star stylist Swankyjerry just rocked his yesterday in Atlanta.
Ex-BBNaija Contestant, Uriel And Mum Hits The Red Carpet
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Ex-BBNaija Contestant, Uriel And Mum Hits The Red Carpet

Brother Naija 2017 ex-housemate, Uriel Ngozi Oputa, has taken to Instagram to share beautiful photos with her mum on red carpet. The reality TV show star, who Uriel who has disclosed before now that her mum is battling with dementia, wrote; “Mum on the red carpet… This woman right here is my soul..7 years with Dementia”.
Kim Kardashian Channels Her Style Icon, Cher On The September Cover Of Harper Bazaar
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Kim Kardashian Channels Her Style Icon, Cher On The September Cover Of Harper Bazaar

Kim Kardashian paid a stylistic homage to her fashion icon,Cher on Haper Bazaar’s September Cover Star. Kim Kardashian West talked about reconciling the soul of a feminist with the body of a bombshell in her interview with the magazine. She also took a shot at Donald Trump saying, any one could govern the United States better than Trump, including her 4 year old daughter, North West.