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U.S court dismisses fraud case against Hushpuppi’s co-defendant, Mr Woodberry
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U.S court dismisses fraud case against Hushpuppi’s co-defendant, Mr Woodberry

The fraud case against Olalekan Ponle a.k.a Mr Woodberry who was arrested alongside Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi, has been dismissed by a US court.   Recall that Woodberry was accused of tricking a Chicago company into sending wire transfers totalling $15.2 million. Prosecutors disclosed that companies based in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, New York and California were also victims of the fraud.   He was arrested in the United Arab Emirate on June 10 after a raid by operatives of the Dubai crime unit, and subsequently extradited to the U.S. on July 2.   Though Woodberry was indicted by a grand jury on an eight-count charge of wire fraud, the United States government on Monday July 20th filed a motion through its attorney John R. Lausch, requesting that the case ag...
Are You A Whatsapp User? You Must Act On This Vital Information Right Now
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Are You A Whatsapp User? You Must Act On This Vital Information Right Now

WhatsApp has become a prime target for cyber attacks and the spread of malicious malware. It has been announced that WhatsApp now has two billion users worldwide which makes it the biggest chat app on the planet. •Update Your Profile Privacy It’s possible to control what details you share with others on WhatsApp in your personal profile. The app lets you decide who you’d like to share your profile information with – whether that’s everyone, just your contacts, or nobody. Restrict your Last Seen, Profile Photo, About and Status within WhatsApp’s privacy setting menu. •Set up A Two – Step Verification Two-step verification adds an additional layer of protection by requiring your six-digit PIN when resetting and verifying your WhatsApp account. This helps prevent your Wh...
The Smarter A Woman Is, The Difficult It Is For For Her To Find The Right Man
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The Smarter A Woman Is, The Difficult It Is For For Her To Find The Right Man

There is an adage that reads; “The smarter a woman is, the difficult it is for her to find the right man”. Such an old saying was brought back to memories as I spotted it on the WhatsApp Status of a brother. Many men believe smarter women do not get their right companions because they always try to prove themselves right in every situation. A socialite recognized as Guiam Wainwright shared his views on the topic via Quora as follows; “Speaking as a reasonably successful man – at 33, I’ve founded/sold a few businesses, am a chief in my particular field, am not (I hope!) unattractive, and my net worth is definitely over the million marks that people seem to obsess about. I’ve found, and I’m not alone within my circle of friends, that the ability to hold a conversation is w...
Instagram to Start Labelling Photoshopped Images with “False Information” Warning
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Instagram to Start Labelling Photoshopped Images with “False Information” Warning

Instagram is set to implement a new feature in which images that have been photo-shopped will be labeled as “false information.” The photo-sharing app will begin determining the authenticity of an image using “a combination of feedback from our community and technology.”  After that, the image will be passed on to third-party independent fact-checkers, and if they determine that the image has been altered, a “False Information” warning message will be added to the post. In a statement, a spokesperson for Facebook (who owns Instagram) said the images won't be totally hidden but will be labelled when a fact-checker has rated it. “We don’t hide content because it’s photoshopped, we apply a label when a fact-checker has rated it. Upon review from the fact checker, they changed the...
Colorado: The New Drug Making Our Youths Go Mad
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Colorado: The New Drug Making Our Youths Go Mad

It is bad news for Nigerian parents as their children and wards keep indulging in drug abuse. Not too long ago it was Codeine that was massively abused by our youths in a bid to get high. Marijuana has become a normal thing, It seems Sweet Sweet Codeine is no longer in vogue, something deadlier has replaced it. They have up their game to start ingesting Coloroda. Colorado has previously been rumored to be a combination of strong marijuana variants but with a strong indication of potency beyond any synthetic drug, a new story has emerged. Colorado makes a user start behaving like a mad person, it is being "high" on a different level. Colorado is a drug made from a synthetic plant, it is said to contain heavy metal that is not suitable for human consumption. It would , of course, make ...
Street Project Foundation Calls On Creative Young Nigerians for Its Boot camp
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Street Project Foundation Calls On Creative Young Nigerians for Its Boot camp

Street Project Foundation is calling on young Nigerian creatives to audition for its Creative Youth Boot Camp (CYBC). The Creative youth boot camp is a six-week training program for Nigerian youths aged 16 – 25 years old gifted in music, dance, drama, visual arts, comedy, poetry, creative writing, spoken word, fashion and any other genre of the creative arts. This programme provides an opportunity for applicants to learn communication, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, team building, entrepreneurship and project management skills that will prepare you for the world of work. After the boot camp, successful participants will be matched with mentors and placed on internships with creative and corporate organizations in Abuja. The programme is a strictly non-residential boot cam...
How To Retrieve Your NIN Without Visiting Their Office
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How To Retrieve Your NIN Without Visiting Their Office

For those of our children finding it difficult to register for NIN through NIMC offices, most of them no longer needs to sleep at NIMC office again. NIMC has setup a ussd server to dispense NIN number to them from the comfortable of their homes. Dial * 346# and follow the screen prompts. Your NIN will be displayed. *Caution:* before dialing this code, ensure you do the following: You must dial from a sim that is associated with a previous registration of either voters card, drivers licence, bvn or any other registration that got your thumbprint and photo. You must have at least N20 call credit on the line Prepare a sheet of paper and pen or get ready to screenshot the NIN when displayed as it will not be displayed more than once Do not try the code if on a low charge o...
Young Men Who Own Cars Have More Sex – Study Reveals
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Young Men Who Own Cars Have More Sex – Study Reveals

Young male car owners have TWICE as much sex due to ‘sexually enhancing’ nature of motors, study reveals Having their own wheels gives lads higher self-esteem and is a status symbol women find attractive, researchers say. Those with a motor typically had sex twice as often, and with double the number of partners — but they were less likely to use a condom. A car also makes it easier to get to places for sex — and can be used for bonking in public places. Study leader David Soriano-Hernandez said: “It can act as a sexual enhancer in emerging adulthood. “Women still demonstrate a clear preference for men that possess or show the potential to acquire material resources. “In Western culture material resources can be measured in terms of bank accounts, homes and cars.” “It ...
This Is How To Wear Seat Belt When Pregnant
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This Is How To Wear Seat Belt When Pregnant

It is paramount that all occupants of a car wear seat belt, including pregnant women. Some may say it’s not safe for a pregnant woman to be on seat belt. On the contrary, it is safer for a pregnant woman to be on seat belt. The pregnant woman just need to wear it the right way to avoid impact on the fetus. Statistics have revealed that your chance of being injured in an accident and/or the severity of injury may be greatly reduced if you are wearing your seat belt. It is strongly recommended that the driver and all passengers buckle up every time they are on board. Using seat belts save lives and reduce impact in crashes. A guide on how to wear seat belt when pregnant 1. Always wear your seat belt even when in the back seat. The safest type of seat belt to wear is a lap and should...
The Most Expensive Chicken In The World, All Black Ayam Cemani
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The Most Expensive Chicken In The World, All Black Ayam Cemani

This chicken is called Ayam Cemani - a rare breed of chicken from Indonesia. This "Goth Chicken" is all dark — even its bones and internal organs. This chicken breed is like the Lamborghini of chicken.. Is the most expensive chicken breed in the world. Everything in this chicken is black from bones, liver, heart, lungs, beak, feathers and skin, and oh! Except the eggs - they lay cream eggs. The blackness is due to a dominant gene that causes hyper-pigmentation which is a genetic mutation known as fibromelanosis. The chicken is originally from Java, Indonesia they are credited with having 'mystical powers' and are traditionally eaten as part of ritual, as well as being considered as status symbols and used in traditional medicine preparations to cure a variety of ailments. ...
Why You Should Never Borrow Charging Cable From Someone Else
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Why You Should Never Borrow Charging Cable From Someone Else

Protect your charging cables like you protect your passwords say cybersecurity experts. We’ve all been there. Your smartphone or tablet getting low on power and you’ve left your charging cable at home. There’s no harm in borrowing someone else’s right? In 2019, that would be a huge mistake, say cybersecurity experts. “There are certain things in life that you just don’t borrow,” says Charles Henderson, Global Managing Partner and Head of X-Force Red at IBM Security. “If you were on a trip and realized you forgot to pack underwear, you wouldn’t ask all your co-travelers if you could borrow their underwear. You’d go to a store and buy new underwear.” Henderson runs a team of hackers that clients hire to break into their computer systems in order to expose vulnerabilities. Sin...
How To Prevent Seat Belt Entanglement On Kids
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How To Prevent Seat Belt Entanglement On Kids

Seat belt entanglement is one of the 5 Ways Kids Can Get Hurt When Inside A Car. As we’ve stated before, kids easily get bored and will always reach out to the nearest thing to them to play with. A child within reach of a seat belt may become entangled if he or she pulls the seat belt all the way out and wraps the belt around his or her head, neck, or waist. In some cases, this resulted to very serious injuries on kids. Seat belt entanglement can happen if you do not properly restrain your child, for example, if you let the child lie down or sleep on the vehicle seat instead of being properly restrained. Older children who are no longer in a car seat can become entangled by pulling a seat belt all the way out of the retractor or by playing with an unused seat belt. Below are way...
Google Records Everything You Say Around Your Phone
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Google Records Everything You Say Around Your Phone

Google’s voice search function doesn’t just turn on when you ask it to. Rather, it records almost everything. The outlet reports that Google began doing this in June of 2015. Sounds creepy yet? Well, it gets even worse. You see, you can listen to the recordings Google has stored and associated with your name simply by visiting this webpage the company set up. The feature works as a way of letting people search with their voice, and storing those recordings presumably lets Google improve its language recognition tools as well as the results that it gives to people. But it also comes with an easy way of listening to and deleting all of the information that it collects. That’s done through a special page that brings together the information that Google has on you. How to delete the reco...
Husbands Should Abstain From Breastfeeding Wives For 6 Months – Medical DG
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Husbands Should Abstain From Breastfeeding Wives For 6 Months – Medical DG

Husbands should not only make their wives comfortable when they are breastfeeding their new born babies but should also abstain from incessant love making, a medical practitioner has said. The director of public health in Cross River State, Dr Iwara Iwara, said in Calabar yesterday while speaking during a one-day media round table to consolidate on the gains of the World Breastfeeding Week. He said husbands have usually had all the time with their wives before the delivery of the new born but as soon as the babies come in they must be given total and adequate attention, care and steady breastfeeding. Dr Iwara who advocated paternity leave for men to enable them assist to their lactating wives also called for extension of maternity leave to six months.
The Full List Of All The 371 Tribes In Nigeria
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The Full List Of All The 371 Tribes In Nigeria

THE FULL LIST OF ALL THE 371 TRIBES IN NIGERIA & THE STATES WHERE THEY ORIGINATED FROM Below is a comprehensive list of all Nigerian Tribes and the States where they live… 1 Abayon Cross River 2 Abua (Odual) Rivers 3 Achipa (Achipawa) Kebbi 4 Adim Cross River 5 Adun Cross River 6 Affade Yobe 7 Afizere Plateau 8 Afo Plateau 9 Agbo Cross River 10 Akaju-Ndem (Akajuk) Cross River 11 Akweya-Yachi Benue 12 Alago (Arago) nasarawa 13 Amo Plateau 14 Anaguta Plateau 15 Anang Akwa lbom 16 Andoni Akwa lbom, Rivers 17 Angas Bauchi, Jigawa, Plateau 18 Ankwei Plateau 19 Anyima Cross River 20 Attakar (ataka) Kaduna 21 Auyoka (Auyokawa) Jigawa 22 Awori Lagos, Ogun 23 Ayu Kaduna 24 Babur Adamawa, Bomo, Taraba, Yobe 25 Bachama Adamawa 26 Bachere Cross River 27 Bada Plate...
Never Sleep On The Same Bed As Babies, It Can Kill Them – Dr Olufunmilayo
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Never Sleep On The Same Bed As Babies, It Can Kill Them – Dr Olufunmilayo

NEVER sleep in same bed as baby, it is a cause of sudden infant death. Bed sharing with baby is dangerous-Dr. Olufunmilayo Medical doctor and social media influencer Dr. Olufunmilayo has warned new moms and dads to NEVER sleep in same bed as baby saying its causes sudden infant death, head injuries and falls among other things. Read his tweets below.. … As a new mom/dad: NEVER sleep in same bed as baby. NEVER lie the baby on its chest. NEVER smoke around baby. NEVER over-wrap the baby. These causes SUDDEN DEATH in babies and children under one year. Please don’t blame your mother in law. Or village people. Some people also say that sometimes adults move during sleep leading to the baby being pushed to the floor from bed/sofa and the parent not knowing. The...
That Mouth Blister Is NOT Malaria But Herpes Labialis
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That Mouth Blister Is NOT Malaria But Herpes Labialis

HERPES LABIALIS OR COLD SORES UNCOVERED! Patient: I have a sore by the side of my lips, they (Medics) said it’s Malaria. Every Medic: LIESSSSSSSS! We never said such. Here’s a an informative and hopefully fun thread on Herpes Simplex Virus. HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV) : a subliminal bad guy that can be majorly grouped into two. HSV-1 : This is mostly characterized by the presence of a sore on the lip. Most commonly attributed to Malaria (by my Country people) and this is FALSE. The sore on the lip caused by HSV-1 are commonly called ‘cold sores’ or ‘fever blisters’ because the virus can surface again during cold or heat. It can also surface again due to; stress, weak immunity from diabetes, HIV, cancer, etc . HSV-1 can be transferred through kissing (body contact w...
Your Rights When Dealing With A FRSC Official In Nigeria
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Your Rights When Dealing With A FRSC Official In Nigeria

FRSC stands for Federal Road Safety Corps. Their mandate is to prevent or minimize accidents on the highway; clear obstructions on any part of the highways; and educate drivers, motorists and other members of the public generally on the proper use of the highways. They are also charged with the management of drivers’ licenses and vehicle number plates. What Are Their Powers? - Arrest any person suspected of having committed an offence - Remove and detain any illegally parked vehicle - Endorse your driving licence if found guilty of offence; - Seize the driver’s licence of any person suspected to have committed an offence and/or the documents or particulars in respect of the vehicles - Impound a vehicle suspected to have been stolen where the driver fails to produce the particulars...
Tonto Dikeh, ex-Super Falcons player, Chichi Igbo lead protest to Court against man who raped 4 year old
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Tonto Dikeh, ex-Super Falcons player, Chichi Igbo lead protest to Court against man who raped 4 year old

Nollywood actress, Tonto DIkeh and ex-Super Falcons star, Chichi Igbo today led a protest to court against one Idris Ebiloma who defiled a 4-year old girl in 2016. News went round that though Idris has been in prison since then, but he was likely to be released today, June 5th. Her mom then cried out, begging social media influencer to please come to her aide. She got lucky, they answered her call and many shared the news, including RMD who also wrote the FCT commissioner of Police. Today, Idris was again sent back to prison as the next hearing commences in October. You know the truth? This is good news, real good news. If you saw Khloe's photo you had cried. See he allegedly penetrated her through her vagina, not satisfied, he penetrated her again through her anus. I MEAN THAT IS ...
Lagos State Govt Calls For Collection Of Unclaimed Drivers’ Licence
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Lagos State Govt Calls For Collection Of Unclaimed Drivers’ Licence

The Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA) has called on members of the public who had applied for drivers’ licences but are yet to collect same to visit stations where they applied and processed their documents for collection. A statement issued on Wednesday by the Deputy Director, Public Affairs in the Agency, Mrs. Ronke Famakinwa noted that the call became imperative in view of the mounting pile of unclaimed drivers licences in some of the Agency’s stations. It, therefore, urged all those affected to visit any of its stations at Ojodu, Somolu, Ikorodu, Ojo, Epe, Ikeja, Apapa, Alaka, Agege, Sura, Iru Victoria Island, Alimosho and Coker-Aguda for the collection, adding that the stations would also be opened on Saturdays between the hours of 10.00am and 2.00pm in ...
Woman Falls Asleep On Air Canada Wakes Up ‘Alone’ And ‘Locked Up’ On Empty Plane
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Woman Falls Asleep On Air Canada Wakes Up ‘Alone’ And ‘Locked Up’ On Empty Plane

“I think I’m having a bad dream,” she recounted in a Facebook post. “When my seat an inch back or my tray down flight crew take notice but yet you missed a person still strapped into her seat and just all go on home?!?!” Adams described the harrowing experience in which she was unable to recharge her phone while stuck inside the parked aircraft, which sent her into a panic attack. Left to grope around the plane for some way to alert someone she was still on board, Adams eventually found a flashlight in the cockpit, and opened one of the plane’s doors. Hanging 40 or 50 feet above the pavement, she flashed the light at distant ground crews until someone driving a luggage truck saw her and came to the rescue. Air Canada officials gave her a ride home and have been in contact with...
Benefits Of Blood Donation – Virology Institute Of Nigeria
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Benefits Of Blood Donation – Virology Institute Of Nigeria

In marking of the world Blood Donor Day, the Institute of Human Virology of Nigeria (IHVN) sheds light on the benefits of blood donation. The Virology Institute says regular blood donation improves body fitness, lowers calories and helps produce and maintain required level of iron in human body. Mr. Abdullahi Abubakar, the Blood Safety Programme Manager, IHVN disclosed this at a blood donation drive in Abuja on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event was to mark World Blood Donor Day, with theme: “Blood Donation and Universal Access to Safe Blood Donation: Safe Blood for All.” Abubakar explained that donating one pint of blood (450 ml) could remove 650 calories from the donor’s body. He reminded that transfusion of blood helps save millions of liv...
NBC/AIT: Court Asks Parties To Maintain Status Quo
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NBC/AIT: Court Asks Parties To Maintain Status Quo

A Federal High Court in Abuja has reversed the withdrawal of operating licence of the Daar Communications PLC over alleged breach of broadcasting code. Justice Inyang Ekwo on Friday ordered the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, the Attorney General of the Federation to revert back to state of affairs before May 30, 2019. Justice Ekwo asked the parties to appear before the court on Thursday, June 13 to show cause why the motion on notice challenging the action of the regulatory agency should not be granted. In an ex parte application brought by its lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), Daar PLC operators of African Independent Television (AIT), Raypower FM, Faaji FM and Daarsat had on Thursday asked the court to order status quo ante bellum p...
Some Labs Are Giving False HIV Results In Lagos – Doctor Olufunmilayo
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Some Labs Are Giving False HIV Results In Lagos – Doctor Olufunmilayo

UK-based Nigerian doctor, Olufunmilayo, has taken to Twitter to reveal what he heard about some labs in Lagos. According to him, some labs in Lagos are giving people false HIV results and making money from unsuspecting victims who are then thrown into depression. He also said revealed that many labs have also given many people wrong genotype results. Read his tweets below... "ATTENTION: I just heard some labs in Lagos are giving people a false HIV result. They declare you as “HIV positive” when you are not. They use expired test strips just to make money from unsuspecting victims who are then thrown into depression. Sad stuff. PLS BE CAREFUL RT pls. PLEASE if you have done an HIV test, regardless of the result, make sure you repeat it in another two reputable pla...
‘I slept in the bathroom for weeks to avoid being raped by my boss’
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‘I slept in the bathroom for weeks to avoid being raped by my boss’

A human trafficking victim, Oyinlola Solanke, who was rescued by the Erelu Eyinade Foundation, has narrated how she frustrated the plans by her employer to sexually assault her while working as a maid in Oman. The graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University explained that she slept in a bathroom for weeks to avoid being raped by her Omani boss who she said was always demanding s-x from her. The 25-year-old stated that her employer forbade her from locking her room, adding that she could only lock the bathroom door, hence her decision to sleep there because she felt safer after bolting the door. The victim narrated her experience in Oman where she worked as a maid for a family for 10 months during a walk against girl trafficking and child labour organised by Erelu Eyinade Foundation in ...
Voter chops off his finger after mistakenly voting for wrong party
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Voter chops off his finger after mistakenly voting for wrong party

A 25-year-old Indian Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supporter cut off his finger after he wrongly voted for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the second phase of Lok Sabha polls 2019. Pawan Kumar, while casting his vote, wanted to hit the button for the BSP but instead hit the button for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The man said he was frustrated after the error and could not control his emotions. Kumar was rushed to a hospital but was soon discharged after his treatment.  
6 Reasons why you Should Upgrade from Spark 2 to Spark 3
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6 Reasons why you Should Upgrade from Spark 2 to Spark 3

TECNO has a way of thrilling us every now and then by releasing new and improved smartphones.  With their various smartphone series such as: CAMON, SPARK, POUVOIR, to name a few, TECNO has carved a niche for itself as one of the biggest smartphone brands of today. Which should come as no surprise, I mean, almost everyone uses a TECNO, right? Being as obsessed with my SPARK 2 device as I was, making the decision to upgrade to the new SPARK 3 device was not an easy one. Honestly, I had my reservations about switching from SPARK 2 to SPARK 3. One of them being that I had doubts that the new SPARK 3 would be able to live up to the high expectations I was already used to with the SPARK 2. Well, what do you know? I took that leap of faith and all my ...
Soldier Who Drives Taxi Fight With Police for Breaking His Windscreen.
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Soldier Who Drives Taxi Fight With Police for Breaking His Windscreen.

  Nigerian Soldier Man who does Taxi Driver Business Part Time Fumes in Anger After A Police Officer Broke His Windscreen For No Reason. A Nigerian Police Officer at Iyano Iba expressway Lagos Got More than what he bargained for after he stopped a Taxi driver to collect bribe and without warning just destroyed the Taxi Drivers front Windscreen!!! unknown to him the Taxi driver was a soldier. The soldier was about to Call his Colleagues to run down there to teach the Police Officers a lesson they would never forget, but they all now started begging and Paid for the windscreen on the spot Watch the Video below https://www.instagram.com/p/BwB9T--lRed/
MMIA Road Construction: FAAN Advises Passengers To Get To The Airport Early.
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MMIA Road Construction: FAAN Advises Passengers To Get To The Airport Early.

Due to the ongoing road construction of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Nigeria, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) released a statement to passengers advising them on the best ways to handle the situation at hand so that they can meet up. Below is the official statement released by FAAN; The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria hereby advise passengers to leave their homes early, owing to the ongoing reconstruction of the road leading the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. This advise has become necessary due to the traffic gridlock experienced by road users along this axis. The Authority appeal to passengers that leaving their homes early will ensure they get to the airport in good time and go through all check in formalities with eas...
Nigeria’s Economy Slipping – World Bank.
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Nigeria’s Economy Slipping – World Bank.

The World Bank who released the taxonomy of growth performance in sub-Saharan Africa in its latest report on the regional economy titled, ‘Africa’s Pulse’, disclosed that Nigeria's economy slipping. According to the World Bank, Nigeria's economy has been slipping since 1995 and this continued till 2018. The apex bank who disclosed that its analysis involved a series of macroeconomic variables for 44 sub-Saharan African countries from 1995 to 2018, added that the taxonomy is used to help identify the factors that are correlated with success or failure in economic growth performance in sub-Saharan Africa, with emphasis on macroeconomic and financial variables. The World Bank said, “The bottom tercile consists of 19 countries: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, the Republic of Congo, the Co...
Years After He Was Branded a Witch, Little Hope Represents His School In 100m Race
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Years After He Was Branded a Witch, Little Hope Represents His School In 100m Race

Hope is blooming years after he was rescued by Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven, after he was branded a witch by his family and left to starve to death in Akwa Ibom state. The child had wandered the streets for eight months when Anja got a phone call and immediately led a rescue team to bring him to the Children's Education and Development Foundation (ACAEDF) also known as 'Land of Hope' named after the boy. Today, Friday, April 5, Hope is representing his school in the 100 meters race. Excited Anja shared his photos on Facebook and wrote: "From being branded a witch, abandoned, rejected and stigmatized to representing his school in 100 meters race. Today, Hope is taking part in his school's Inter-House Sport Festival and of course he will be representing his te...
Nigerians Consume 20Billion cigarettes Sticks Annually- Minister
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Nigerians Consume 20Billion cigarettes Sticks Annually- Minister

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said 20 billion sticks of cigarettes are consumed in the country annually, nothing that delay in passing the National Tobacco Control Regulations 2018, currently before the National Assembly, will open the nation to massive health catastrophe. He spoke at an interactive session organized by the House of Representatives Committee on Delegated Legislation, Thursday in Abuja, adding that as custodian of the health of Nigerians, the ministry in concert with relevant government agencies formulated the NTC Regulations as a legal framework for effective implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act, 2015. This is just as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, promised that the House will throw its weight behind...
TradeMoni: BOI launches repayment recharge card
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TradeMoni: BOI launches repayment recharge card

The Bank of Industry has begun the roll-out of its voucher-based loan repayment recharge cards for the GEEP TraderMoni, MarketMoni, and FarmerMoni loans. Through a flexible weekly loan repayment plan of N430 per week paid over six months or N860 per week paid over three months, TraderMoni beneficiaries can use the cards to pay back their loans and qualify for the next loan of N15,000. When they pay that back, they graduate to the N20,000 stage, and then they ultimately graduate into the MarketMoni program where they can get up to N100,000. The Government Empowerment & Enterprise Program (GEEP) of the Federal government has enabled easy access to finance and working capital for as many as 1.7million traders across the country since it started in 2016. These loans are par...
Price of onion crashes in Katsina.
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Price of onion crashes in Katsina.

The price of onions has crashed from N30,000 per 100kg to N10,000 in Katsina. A market survey conducted ny NANS on Thursday in Katsina showed that two months ago 100kg bag of onions was being sold at N30, 000.00. The survey indicated that the commodity two months ago was being obtained from Borno State where the traders travel to source for it. Contacted, the state Chairman of Vegetable Sellers Association, Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed attributed the development to the availability of the commodity in the area. Mohammed disclosed that local farmers in the state had started harvesting their onions in the month of March, 2019 which they cultivated in large quantity. He said that there was too much supply of onions which forced the price down. NAN reports that the Katsina tomat...
List Of Business(es) That Are Eligible For Bank Of Industry Loan.
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List Of Business(es) That Are Eligible For Bank Of Industry Loan.

Bank of Industry (BOI) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria with the mandate of providing financial assistance (Loan) for the establishment of large, medium and small projects. However, not all business are qualified to seek loan from the bank. They have created a list of businesses/product cluster that can apply for a loan with the Bank, see below if your business(es) is qualified 1. Adire (Tie and Dye)/Aso Oke 2. Animal Feeds 3. Aquaculture 4. Bakery 5. Blocks and Interlocking Stones 6. Bottled Water 7. Ceramics & Tiles 8. Chemicals and Paints 9. Cosmetics/Hair Products 10. Dairy 11. Digital Printing/Multimedia Publishing 12. Doors and Window Frames 13. E-Commerce/Information & Communications Technology (ICT) 14. Fashion/Garmenting 15. Fish Sm...
NYSC Threatens To Withdraw Members From Bayelsa Over Insecurity.
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NYSC Threatens To Withdraw Members From Bayelsa Over Insecurity.

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has expressed security concerns on the safety of corps members deployed to the state for their national service. Suleiman Kazaure, Director-General of the scheme, said this on Tuesday when he visited the 2019 Batch A corps members at the NYSC orientation camp at Kaiama in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of the state. Recently, two corps members were killed in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, by suspected armed robbers. The DG threatened to withdraw corps members from Bayelsa State over this incessant attacks. He said: “Corps members are the national assets on national assignment; if nothing is done by the state government about the killing of corps members, we will withdraw corps members from serving in Bayelsa State. “I have...
Man Who Killed Wife a Month After Wedding, Sentenced to Death
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Man Who Killed Wife a Month After Wedding, Sentenced to Death

A man identified as Ogho-Oghene Stephen Akpata, who killed wife a month after wedding has been sentenced to death by a Federal High court in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State. 42 year old Ogho-Oghene Stephen Akpata had stabbed his wife Oyinye Faustina Eze, with a kicthen knife at their home in the Kpansia area of Yenagoa in August 2017. Faustina and Stephen, a returnee from Australia, met in February 2017 when he came for his Sim card registration at her office. Faustina who was previously working at the Bonny Island branch of Globacom, was transferred to Yenogoa and so she had to relocate. When they met, he asked her out and she accepted his proposal. They got married in July after many times of him dodging to go see her parents and by August he had murdered her. She was about 4 months ...
Nearly 50 dead after explosion at China chemical plant. (PHOTOS)
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Nearly 50 dead after explosion at China chemical plant. (PHOTOS)

An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and left hundreds more injured. The blast at the Tianjiayi chemical plant in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, is one of the worst in the country in recent years. State television said 640 people were being treated for injuries after the explosion, which has left 90 in hospital in a serious condition. Nearly 1,000 people who live close to the factory have been moved as a precaution against leaks and additional blasts, the city government said. Windows in buildings as far as about three miles away were blown out by the force of the explosion. The city government said 3,500 medical workers at 16 hospitals had been called on to treat the injured. The fire was brought under control at 3am on Friday ( thursday 8pm Ni...
HAPPENING NOW: Another UNILAG Building On Fire (Video)
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HAPPENING NOW: Another UNILAG Building On Fire (Video)

A building under construction in the University of Lagos is currently on fire. This is coming three days after a section of Creative Art Department of the Faculty of Arts caught fire. The building, located near the Faculty of Education, is being constructed as a hostel for students of the institution. It erupted in flames moments ago. The source of the fire is unknown as firefighters are currently battling to put out the fire.   https://youtu.be/pKqYlO7Gb9E
Acting CJN Swears in 13 New Members Of Election Petition Tribunal.
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Acting CJN Swears in 13 New Members Of Election Petition Tribunal.

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Mohammed has sworn-in the remaining 13 members of the 2019 Election Petition Tribunals. The members are Justices A.O. Onovo, R.O. Odugu, S.B. Belgore, T.A.O. Oyekan-Abullai, A.J. Coker, and E.I. Oritsejafor. Others are Justices M.C. Okoh, O.S. Olusanya, C.A. Ononeze-Madu, P.U. Nnodum and J.C.L. Okibe. The acting CJN encouraged the new members of the tribunal to be of good character and ensure everything they did was above board. He said all eyes were on them with a view to seeing them dispense justice without a hint of partiality or favoritism.
Jimi Agbaje Quits PDP, FFK Reacts.
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Jimi Agbaje Quits PDP, FFK Reacts.

The People Democratic Party Governorship Candidate of Lagos state Jimi Agbaje has dumped the People Democratic Party over an unresolved disagreement between him and the leadership of the party in the state. This contains in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos. Agbaje revealed that it is necessary for him to leave this party after a series of allegations that arose after our party lost the Governorship election in Lagos State. ” I have tried to remain focused and ignored all the distractions coming from the leadership of the party. I am making the decision after due consultation with my supporters and loved ones for the sake of peace. Mr. Agbaje, however, did not give details on whether he will join another party. The former Chairman of the people Democratic Party...
Thai woman accuses her Nigerian boyfriend of domestic violence as she shares photos of her injuries
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Thai woman accuses her Nigerian boyfriend of domestic violence as she shares photos of her injuries

A Thai woman has accused her Nigerian boyfriend of domestic violence and shared a couple of videos showing the injuries allegedly inflicted on her by him. Pattara Bumrungsak and Williams Ransom Uzoma live in Malaysia, which is where the alleged abuse took place. Pattara claims he beat her in public and it was her neighbours who intervened. She also said she still loves him and doesn't want to report him to the police but all she wants is an apology from him. Sharing clips of her injury, she wrote: He is good at talking and lying anything he say to cover up himself because it is what he’s always done in life! I will never make a report or put him in trouble with the police, but i only want an apology from him! I do love this man but after all this i better stop. And one thing I ...
I’ve slept with 7000 British men – Nigerian lady forced into prostitution
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I’ve slept with 7000 British men – Nigerian lady forced into prostitution

A Nigerian lady who was forced into prostitution in the United Kingdom, has revealed that she slept with 7000 British men in a period of 4 years. The 33-year-old had come to the UK from Nigeria, six months earlier on the promise of getting a job as a receptionist in a city office. But when she was picked up from Heathrow Airport, she was bundled into a rusty van and driven three hours to Nottingham – where she was locked up in a brothel and forced to have sex with over 7,000 men over four years. While finally free and living in Birmingham, Stephanie, now 46, endured eight years of slavery in total. She was only entitled to 45 days of help from the government before she was made homeless and is still seeking asylum. The Sun’s Stamp Out Slavery campaign, in conjunction with the C...