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Senator Moro Confirms Release of Young Barber Arrested in Kano for Giving Customers ‘anti-Islam’ Hairstyle
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Senator Moro Confirms Release of Young Barber Arrested in Kano for Giving Customers ‘anti-Islam’ Hairstyle

Elijah Odeh, the young barber who was arrested in Kano State for alleged blasphemy has been released. It will be recalled that Odeh, from Adum East, in Obi Local Government Area of Benue State, was arrested for giving his customers haircuts deemed offensive to Islam. It was gathered that the case was struck out on Wednesday, by the same Judge who refused to grant him bail earlier. The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Comrade Abba Moro, confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday February 10. "I'm pleased to announce the release of Elijah Odeh, a young barber from Obi LGA arrested and detained in Kano State over hairstyle he designed on two of his customers. The case was struck out today," the statement reads. "Lik...
115 Mothers Arrested In Abuja Human Milk Factory, Where Customers Pay With Bitcoin
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115 Mothers Arrested In Abuja Human Milk Factory, Where Customers Pay With Bitcoin

The Nigerian authorities rescued 115 mothers in Abuja, whose breast milk was being harvested every day and then turned into different dairy products like cheese, butter, and fresh milk. Some of these girls were as young as 16, the oldest being 22, and most of them were reported missing in the last 3 years. Police suspect that their capturers recorded everything they did to them for the past three years and uploaded it to the dark web to entertain their clients. The girls were raped and impregnated live on the internet, and after giving birth, they milked them like cows every day, and their milk was processed using some of the latest technology in the dairy industry. 3 starving cows were kept as a front in case police started to look into the place. The majority of products from t...
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Kano Hisbah Arrests Barber For Giving Customers Haircuts That ‘Offend’ Islam

The Kano State Hisbah Corps has arrested a barber from Benue State, Elijah Ode, for allegedly giving his customers haircuts which offend the Islamic faith in the Sabongari area of the state. It was learnt that the religious police force reportedly arraigned Ode on Tuesday and also had him remanded. According to a Benue State activist, Smith Akoko, who first brought the matter to the attention of Nigerians, the barber, who is also a student, was arrested last Wednesday, after two of his customers were caught with hairstyles deemed blasphemous to the Islamic religion. His cousin, Sunday Ukenya, who confirmed the incident to Akoko, said the Hisbah corps arraigned Elijah in court on Tuesday, February 2, and thereafter remanded him in prison. It is not clear yet when his trial w...
Disconnect Customers Rejecting Meters, NERC Orders DISCOs Distributors
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Disconnect Customers Rejecting Meters, NERC Orders DISCOs Distributors

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Wednesday ordered power distribution companies to start disconnecting electricity consumers who reject meters. Recently, the Federal Government commenced the mass deployment of about six million meters across the country in order to halt estimated billing and improve service delivery in the power sector. But operators in the industry observed that some power users were opposed to being metered in order not to pay the exact sum for the electricity that they consume. To address this, the power sector regulator issued an order on Wednesday mandating Discos to commence the disconnection of electricity users who opposed being metered. This came as the acting Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Sule Abdulaziz, told...
4 Persons Sustain Gunshot Injuries as Armed Robbers Attack PoS Shop in Plateau
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4 Persons Sustain Gunshot Injuries as Armed Robbers Attack PoS Shop in Plateau

Four customers sustained gunshot wounds during a robbery attack at a PoS shop in Panyam District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau on Sunday night June 14. Residents of the area say the robbers stormed the area and began firing in the air to scare people around as they headed straight to the PoS shop belonging to one Mr. Ifeanyi Ide. “Immediately they entered the shop, we heard gun shots and we concluded that they have killed the PoS operator. After the robbers have left, we got to know that he was left untouched but not the four people they met in his shop as they were shot and wounded,” a resident said The state police command confirmed the incident and said an investigation has commenced into the matter. The four customers are currently receiving treatment at the...
Customers Run for Their Lives as Man with Covid-19 Symptom Collapsed in Bank
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Customers Run for Their Lives as Man with Covid-19 Symptom Collapsed in Bank

There was pandemonium at an FCMB branch in Lagos today after a man showing Covid-19 symptom collapsed causing customers to flee the scene. According to reports, the incident happened at the Onipanu branch of the bank where many customers were reported to have gathered for various transaction. The man was reported to have suddenly developed difficulty in breathing before collapsing to the ground. His temperature was reportedly taken and it was alarmingly high, causing the customers in the bank to run for their lives. A report by TVC News reads: One man had difficulty breathing and collapsed while trying to use the ATM at FCMB Onipanu in Lagos. When the security men checked his temperature, it was alarming. Others waiting to use the ATM took to their heel...
Walmart Gives $180 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Have Worked Daily Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Walmart Gives $180 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Have Worked Daily Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

American retail company, Walmart paid $180 million in cash bonuses to its employees who have worked daily throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to provide customers with food, medicine and other essential items. The bonuses were designed to recognize the “hard work of our associates as COVID-19 spreads and to help provide more cash in hand for them sooner,” Walmart Chief People Officer Donna Morris said. The money went to store, club, and supply chain associates, the company said in a statement. The retail giant also pledged in March to pay out a “special cash bonus” – $300 for full-time and $150 for part-time employees. The cash bonus and early quarterly bonus will total nearly $550 million, according to the release. Since March 19, the company said they have hired 200,000 new emp...
COVID-19: Lagos Sex Workers Slash Rates To Attract Customers Despite Lockdown
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COVID-19: Lagos Sex Workers Slash Rates To Attract Customers Despite Lockdown

The noisome ambience reeked of marijuana and cigarettes as our correspondent walked down Ipodo Street on Tuesday evening. Sitting on the outskirts of Allen, Ikeja, Lagos, the busy street is one of the few places with a semblance of bustling life characteristic of Nigeria’s economic capital since the state went into lockdown about three weeks ago. Dotted with all kinds of small shops and few residential buildings, Ipodo Street is a melting pot for kerb-crawlers, miscreants and commercial sex workers once night falls. As of 8pm that day, nothing significant has changed in the crowded hood despite appeals for social distancing to slow down the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. “Hi, Hello,” three ladies walked up to our correspondent while sauntering around a storey building in the ...
Amazon fills 100,000 jobs, will add 75,000 more
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Amazon fills 100,000 jobs, will add 75,000 more

Amazon said Monday it had filled the 100,000 US jobs it promised a month ago to meet demands from the coronavirus outbreak and was ready to take on 75,000 more.The announcement by the technology and retail colossus highlighted surging demand for online commerce with the pandemic forcing people to shelter in place. Amazon’s hiring spree, which is being mirrored by other firms in the food and retail sectors, comes amid news that US unemployment claims surged by some 17 million over the past month. “Today, we are proud to announce that our original 100,000 jobs pledge is filled and those new employees are working at sites across the US helping to serve customers,” Amazon said in a blog post. “We continue to see increased demand as our teams support their communities, and are going to...
Public Announcement From The Central Bank Of Nigeria To All Bank Customers And Stakeholders
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Public Announcement From The Central Bank Of Nigeria To All Bank Customers And Stakeholders

Following the closing down of exercises in the nation because of the spread of Corona-infection the Central Bank of Nigeria has given a notification to the overall population of her arrangement to stay in well-trained as the infection last. The CBN made the declaration on her Facebook and Twitter accounts which read consequently: Following the present effect of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) on the worldwide economy combined with endeavors by the Nigerian Government, remembering incomplete lockdown for certain States and at the Federal level, to check the spread of the infection in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wishes to advise partners and individuals regarding the Nigerian open that the Bank will stay just getting started during this period. As a mindful open found...
Sky Sports Will Let Customers Pause Their Subscription For Free
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Sky Sports Will Let Customers Pause Their Subscription For Free

The coronavirus has caused sporting leagues to call off matches and tournaments all around the world. As a result, Sky Sports has allowed people to pause their subscription for free because viewers technically won't have much to watch in the coming weeks and months. In a statement, the network said: "While we expect that many of the recently postponed sports events will eventually go ahead, if you wish to pause your sports subscription in the meantime you will not be charged a fee to do so or be held to any notice period. "Meanwhile we continue to provide high-quality content across all of our 11 sports channels." People who wish to do this need to do it on the phone rather than online. The statement continued: "We'd love more people to experience Sky, but for the time bei...
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Bet Shop Owner Killed in Lagos While Settling Brawl

A bet shop owner identified as Sulaiman Olamilekan Bakare, has been killed in Lagos while trying to settle a brawl between two of his customers. According to eyewitnesses, Sulaiman Olamilekan Bakare and a yet to be identified person, were thrown down from the balcony, leading to his death. The witness said; “Two people were fighting in front of Bakare’s shop. The shop is on the first floor of the building. “Bakare went to settle the fight but unknown to him one of the two persons fighting came with some boys, four of them. “The five boys threw him and the other person down from the balcony and they both landed on their backs, leaving them in critical conditions.” He added that both Bakare and the other victim were rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital where th...
Diamond Bank Cheques Will Become Invalid From March 1st 2020
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Diamond Bank Cheques Will Become Invalid From March 1st 2020

Access bank plc has directed that all Diamond Bank cheques will no longer be valid for transaction at the end of this month. Banks across the country have given notice to customers that as from 27th of Febuary, Diamond bank cheques will not be accepted for clearing at the inter bank market. One of such notice said “This is to inform you that Access Bank Plc has directed that effective March 1, 2020, Diamond Bank cheques will no longer be valid for clearing. Consequently, from February 27, 2020, Diamond Bank cheques will not be accepted at any of our branches. It will be recalled that Access Bank acquired Diamond Bank on the approval of its shareholders. Access agreed to the takeover after Diamond Bank had struggled since 2016 to bolster its capital following loan losses which...
AEDC official Stabbed to Death While Disconnecting Light, Another Escapes with Serious Injuries in Abuja
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AEDC official Stabbed to Death While Disconnecting Light, Another Escapes with Serious Injuries in Abuja

An employee of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) was stabbed to death while disconnecting the electricity of customers who didn't pay their bills. The AEDC  employees were on duty in the Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, when a man attacked them from behind on Tuesday afternoon, February 25. One of them was killed while another escaped with serious injuries. The body of the deceased AEDC official has been deposited at the mortuary in Garki Hospital, Area 8, Abuja, Guardian reports. The assailant has been arrested and is in police custody. The head of Corporate Communication at AEDC, Oyebode Fadipe, confirmed the attack. Fadipe said two of their workers were attacked, while one is dead, the other is receiving treatment at an undisc...
CBN Returns Excess Bank Charges To Customers
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CBN Returns Excess Bank Charges To Customers

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said it has so far recovered over N60 billion from erring banks as excessive charges imposed on customers. The CBN Director of Corporate Communications, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor who attended a two-day customer sensitisation forum in Owerri said the recovery of the excess bank charges was made possible through the bank’s Consumer Protection Department. According to him, the amount was recovered following complaints by 13,000 customers over excess and illegal charges on their accounts by banks. Okoroafor, who also disclosed that the erring banks were meted with various penalties by the CBN, stated that the Apex Bank was determined to ensure that no bank customer was cheated with excessive charges from their banks. He added that the CBN...
I Stabbed my Customer to Death out of Anger- Bar Owner Arrested in Lagos Says
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I Stabbed my Customer to Death out of Anger- Bar Owner Arrested in Lagos Says

Men of the Lagos State Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (SCIID), Panti Street, Yaba have arrested 53-year-old owner of a drinking bar, Obioma Dennis, for allegedly stabbing one of his customers to death. Dennis who is waiting for his arraignment in court, told newsmen that he regrets his actions and believes he was under a spell cast on him by his enemies. Dennis said the deceased and two of his friends had come to his shop located in Alausa and were about to smoke banned substance, Indian Hemp, when he challenged them. The argument that ensued degenerated into a fight that led to him stabbing the deceased. “In rage, I grabbed hold of the chair they were sitting on, which is mine and threw it inside my shop. While I was inside my shop, one of the guys who I lat...
Corporate Affairs Commission Implements Dress Code For Visitors
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Corporate Affairs Commission Implements Dress Code For Visitors

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has explained why it has set a dress code for customers on its premises. The dress code, which is to take effect from Monday, February 10, stipulates that all customers at the commission’s premises to transact business must be corporately and decently dressed from Monday to Thursday of every week. The spokesperson of the commission, Laraba Sharibu, said the directive was to caution lawyers on how to dress while coming to the commission for business. “What we discovered is that when lawyers come to transact business in the commission, some of them dress shabbily, in the sense that they wear torn jeans, mini, bumshorts, they don’t dress properly. “When you dress properly, it is either you are in full traditional wear or you are wearing m...
Couple Fake Engagement to Get Free Drinks from Strangers in bar
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Couple Fake Engagement to Get Free Drinks from Strangers in bar

An American couple faked a proposal just one month into their relationship to get free drinks from strangers in two bars. The pair, Adam Carroll and Corinne Miller from Prattville, Alabama, went on vacation to Atlanta to celebrate Corinne’s birthday last July. While on vacation, they didn't want to spend much money, so they came up with a plan. They decided to fake a marriage proposal in a bar full of revelers who would want to celebrate the moment with them. Carroll got down on one knee and pretended to ask for Corinne’s hand in marriage. Other customers were so excited about witnessing the special moment they started giving the couple free shots. The plan worked so perfectly well that they took to the celebration to another bar and got “engaged” again and were treated to ...
British Airways Suspends all Flights to Mainland China Over Coronavirus
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British Airways Suspends all Flights to Mainland China Over Coronavirus

British Airways has suspended all flights to and from mainland China with 'immediate effect' over the deadly coronavirus crisis which has killed 132 people with nearly 6,000 infected already across the world. The airline, which operates daily flights to Shanghai and Beijing from Heathrow, said it was halting the flights with immediate effect after the Foreign Office warned against ‘all but essential travel’ to the country because of the virus outbreak. In a statement on Wednesday morning, British Airways said: ‘We have suspended all flights to and from mainland China with immediate effect following advice from the Foreign Office against all but essential travel. ‘We apologise to customers for the inconvenience, but the safety of our customers and crew is always our priority. ‘...
Househelp Commits Suicide in Lagos
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Househelp Commits Suicide in Lagos

18 year old Abigail Felix, pictured above, who was working as a househelp for a family in the Alausa, Ikeja area of Lagos state, has allegedly committed suicide. Abigail who is from the Republic of Benin, was said to have taken the deadly DD insecticide without leaving any suicide note. According to a police source, Abigail who moved in with her employers, the Akinrinmades, two years ago, was responsible for cleaning the house as well as attending to customers at her madam's shop. A day before her death, Abigail had reportedly left the house without informing anyone of her whereabout. After searching for her without any result, a case of a missing person was lodged at the nearest police station. The police says the next day, Abigail snuck into one of the rooms in the house. When i...
CBN Fine 12 Banks N499b For Not Giving Out Loan To Customers
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CBN Fine 12 Banks N499b For Not Giving Out Loan To Customers

For breaching its guidelines on lending to the real sector of the economy, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has fined 12 major banks N499.1billion. According to an approved debit instruction, the affected banks and the amount they will pay are: Citibank (N100,743,055, 321); First Bank of Nigeria (N74,668,880,480); FBNQuest Merchant Bank (N2, 697,456,144); First City Monument Bank (FCMB), (N14, 371,064, 742) and Guaranty Trust Bank (N25, 147, 933, 628). Others are Jaiz Bank (N7, 525, 165,552); Keystone Bank (N4, 162, 938, 879); Rand Merchant Bank (N2, 823,177,399); Standard Chartered Bank (N30,027,137,984); SunTrust Bank (N1,703,205,427); United Bank for Africa (N99,676,181,916) and Zenith Bank (N135,629,337,625). The banks will lose the money at source from their Cash Reserve...
Woman reportedly faces up to 20 years in prison after she was filmed licking ice cream and placing it back in store freezer
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Woman reportedly faces up to 20 years in prison after she was filmed licking ice cream and placing it back in store freezer

A viral video of a woman licking ice cream out of a bowl after which she placed it back in the store freezer, angered web users and action is now being taken against her.   In the video, which many found offensive, the woman can be seen dipping her tongue into a bowl of ice cream in a Texas Walmart while the friend filming encouraged her in the background, saying, "lick it, lick it" . After passing her tongue across the top of the ice cream, she covered it back and put the  bowl into the fridge with other untouched bowls of ice cream.   The video was shared online for clout but they got just the opposite reaction.   Police believe they have identified the young woman after "detectives obtained surveillance video placing a woman matching the suspect descript...
Nigerian Man And His Indian Girlfriend Nabbed With Cocaine
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Nigerian Man And His Indian Girlfriend Nabbed With Cocaine

A Nigerian man has been arrested in Mumbai, India alongside his Indian girlfriend for possession of 20 grams of cocaine. Following up on a tip-off that Andy Matin Edoji, 45, will make a deal in Mahavira Nagar in Kandivali, PSI Suryakant Pawar and his staff laid a snare close Mahavir Nagar Kandivali west on Sunday night and attempted to stop a suspicious Volkswagen vehicle. While attempting to do as such the accused hurried off with the vehicle avoiding the cops but collided further away. The police authorities at that point encompassed the vehicle and after that nabbed Edoji. He was in the vehicle alongside girlfriend Aaliya Sheik, 29, when the cops got him. While experiencing an inquiry of the vehicle. the police authorities recovered 20 gram of cocaine worth around Rs 1.5 lakh. ...
LAPO disburses N14bn loan per month — CEO
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LAPO disburses N14bn loan per month — CEO

LAPO Microfinance Bank, has said that it disbursed up to N14.1billion loans per month to customers across the country as part of efforts to address the incidences of poverty, poor health, among other ills in the Nigerian society. Managing Director/Chief Executive, LAPO MfB, Mr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, disclosed this while fielding questions from journalists at the bank’s Lagos office. He said that competition in the MfB sub sector would engender greater institutions. Ehigiamusoe explained that LAPO MfB was borne out of the realization of the place of access to finance which is now called “financial inclusion”, after 25 years when the bank first conceived it, stressing that credit is a core tool used by LAPO to tackle poverty. He said that the bank in 2013, disbursed $1billion as loan to ...
MTN Nigeria Grossed N700 Million Loss Due To Server Breakdown
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MTN Nigeria Grossed N700 Million Loss Due To Server Breakdown

MTN Nigeria server crash on Saturday, a regular source stated this may have cost the telecommunication company an estimated loss of N700 million within two hours. It was also claimed that the newly listed company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) contacted the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to review cybercrime which developed N50,000 deduction for 128GB from customers whose phone numbers are linked to their account numbers. Another source said that several MTN customers’ lines who obtained free data via *131*7*5*1*1# were blocked for 24 hours as the company continued to restore its flunked data network.
UBA and MasterCard reward customers with Champions League experience
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UBA and MasterCard reward customers with Champions League experience

Lucky fans will stand a chance to watch the final between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Metropolitano Stadium Leading Pan-African Bank, United Bank for Africa in partnership with leading global payments and technology company, Mastercard recently announced the lucky winners of the all-expense paid trips to the semi-finals and final of the 2019 Uefa Champions League. The winners (all UBA Mastercard holders) graced the semi-finals at Anfield & Amsterdam earlier this month. Africa’s Global Bank, UBA stated its commitment to reward and pamper loyal customers, who will be treated to a priceless and unforgettable experience inclusive of flights, Visas, five-star accommodation and tickets to watch the semi-finals & the final match of the Champions League as well an oppo...
Ryanair Passengers Forced to Restrain Male Passenger Threatening to kill everyone on plane
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Ryanair Passengers Forced to Restrain Male Passenger Threatening to kill everyone on plane

Passengers on a Ryanair plane were forced to restrain a man after he allegedly assaulted passengers and threatened an air hostess with a fire extinguisher. In a video shared online, the man is seen shouting that he would "kill everyone" on board the Ryanair flight while being held down. Jodie Fisher, 27, from Manchester, was travelling with her sister Jeorgia, 20, on the flight from Manchester to Gran Canaria on Saturday when the incident happened. She said: "I could hear this guy at the front of the plane shouting and screaming things at other passengers. He came to the front of the plane and started throwing cups all over the floor of the plane. There were three members of cabin crew – one male and two females, but they were all Spanish so I think they struggled to understan...
The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live
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The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live

Enugu, the coal city of Nigeria warmly received Sigma Pensions on Saturday the 13th of April 2019 for the second edition of their Walk to Live campaign, which had its maiden edition in the capital city of the nation, Abuja in December 2018. The campaign is geared towards promoting a healthier lifestyle amongst Nigerians to guarantee that we all attain retirement and enjoy our pensions in good health. Over 300 residents, customers and well-wishers came out on Saturday the 13th of April, to participate in the Second Edition of the Sigma Pensions Walk to Live. The walk was for 6 kilometres which began and ended at the popular Michael Okpara square, Independence Layout. The atmosphere at the warmup session before the walk was full of energy, excitement and pure anticipation, with ev...
Blackout In Lagos: EKEDC Apologises To Customers Over Shortage Of Electricity
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Blackout In Lagos: EKEDC Apologises To Customers Over Shortage Of Electricity

The Management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Friday apologised to its customers over poor power supply being experienced recently. Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications Department of EKEDC in a statement in Lagos said it was due to shortage of electricity supply from National Grid (NG). According to Idemudia, the shortage in power supply was due to a cut on the Egbin – Benin 330KV line that has temporarily shut down Egbin power plant and curtailed supply into Lagos where EKEDC operates. The General Manager said that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) was working round the clock to rectify the situation and power supply would be restored back to normal as soon as possible. He thanked customers for their understanding an...
Court Takes Decision on Sale of 9mobile
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Court Takes Decision on Sale of 9mobile

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday dismissed a suit filed by Spectrum Wireless Communications Limited against Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services (EMTS), owners of 9mobile, challenging the sale of the company. NAN reports that the court, Presided over by Justice CJ Aneke, in a ruling on the preliminary objections filed by counsel to EMTS, upheld that the defendant’s prayers in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/153/2018 that there was no direct shareholding relationship between Spectrum Wireless and EMTS, thereby vesting on Spectrum the right to sue EMTS to protect its alleged shareholding in EMTS. The Court also upheld the defendant’s position that there was no privity of contract between EMTS and Spectrum as Spectrum was not a shareholder in EMTS and could not...
Seven Confirmed Dead in Ondo Bank Robbery
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Seven Confirmed Dead in Ondo Bank Robbery

Seven people have been confirmed dead after an eleven-man gang of robbers attacked a branch of First Bank in Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State on Monday afternoon. The robbers shot and killed seven people, including bank officials, a Police Inspector as well as two customers using the Automated Teller Machine (ATM). Five other persons who sustained serious injuries are presently on admission at the intensive care unit at the General Hospital in the town. According to an eyewitness account, the armed robbers escaped through the bush in the area with an unspecified amount of money stolen from the bank. Confirming the incident,  the Ondo State Police Command spokesperon, SP Femi Joseph, said that one suspect has been apprehended in connection with the robbery at...
Johnnie Walker Unveils White Walker by Johnnie Walker
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Johnnie Walker Unveils White Walker by Johnnie Walker

Johnnie Walker, the world's best-selling Scotch whisky, in collaboration with HBO Game of Thrones unveiled the new White Walker by Johnnie Walker. The limited – edition Scotch Whisky is inspired by the most enigmatic and feared characters on the hit show – the White Walkers, and is here for fans to enjoy as anticipation builds towards the final season. At the launch event held at the FCA Showroom in Victoria Island Lagos, the winter themed event treated celebrities, media influencers and fans of the hit show to an unprecedented immersive experience with a live orchestral performance of the GOT Theme song as arranged by Johnnie Walker. Created by whisky specialist George Harper, alongside the small team of expert blender at Johnnie Walker, guests were treated to the best way t...
5 Nigerians Arrested in UAE for Robbery
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5 Nigerians Arrested in UAE for Robbery

Five Nigerians arrested in UAE for robbery, after they allegedly stormed a money exchange in Sharjah and fled with Dh2.3 million on Sunday. According to the police, the men barged into the exchange and smashed the glass barrier between the customers and the staff, stole the money in multiple currencies and fled. Two employees at the exchange were injured as they resisted the robbers. One of them managed to notify the police. The Sharjah Police coordinated with forces from Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman to nab the suspects from four emirates within 48 hours after the robbery was committe The incident was reported at Al Ansari Exchange in Al Tawoon area. A top police official said the suspects came to the country on visit visas on March 18. For two days, they studied ...
Richard Nnadi Celebrates Mother’s Day in a Special Way
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Richard Nnadi Celebrates Mother’s Day in a Special Way

Owner of Escape Night Club, Richard Nnadi, is celebrating this year’s mother’s day in a special way. Richard Nnadi who was in the news earlier this week over threat of releasing names of those owing him, shared a beautiful with his wife, his parents and in-laws as he celebrated mother’s day. Sharing the photos, he wrote; Three Mothers And Their Babies! ? Happy Mother’s Day Mamas! #Sunday #Mama #Mother#Mothersday #Mothers #Mymum Recall, that the CEO of Escape Club, few days back revealed the club is in N120m debt, which made the club shut down, saying he is going to drop names. According to him the highest amount owed at the club is N6.6m and those drinks were taken in two nights. Richard Nnadi who dropped names of his good customers in an explosive interview with Cool FM, di...
British Airways flight mistakenly lands in Scotland instead of Germany
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British Airways flight mistakenly lands in Scotland instead of Germany

Passengers on a British Airways flight from London’s City Airport to Dusseldorf in Germany were left stunned when their plane landed and captain welcomed them all to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. According to CNN, the travel error occurred as a result of an incorrectly filed flight plan, leading both the pilot and cabin crew to believe the flight was bound for Edinburgh. The incorrect flight plan was said to have been filed at WDL Aviation’s offices in Germany. But after landing in Edinburgh, the captain subsequently apologized to the passengers, telling them the plane would refuel before heading to Germany. In a statement, a spokesperson for British Airways said the airline was working with WDL Aviation “to establish why the incorrect flight plan was filed.” “We have apo...
Gas explosion injures many in Lagos
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Gas explosion injures many in Lagos

Many people were left injured after a gas explosion at a popular restaurant in Lagos state. There was pandemonium yesterday after the explosion at University of Amala located at Ejigbo Rd, Idimu, Lagos, as a gas cylinder exploded, injuring many customers. According to reports, the owner and her children were also affected in the incident that caused panic in the area. All the victims were later rushed to a hospital nearby.
Ibadan Disco decries attack on staff by hoodlums
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Ibadan Disco decries attack on staff by hoodlums

The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has described the attack on its staff in Ilesha, Osun, as barbaric and inhuman. The IBEDC, in a statement by its Regional Communication Officer, Kikelomo Owoeye on Saturday in Osogbo, said many of its staff were injured during the attack while unspecified amount of money was carted away. Owoeye said without any formal complaint to IBEDC on electricity problems, hoodlums from Bolorunduro and Olomilagba communities stormed its three business hubs in Isare, Isokun and Oke-Omiru service units in Ilesa with dangerous weapons. “On Thursday, hoodlums attacked our staff with dangerous weapons, shot sporadically into the air before they forcefully gained access to the cash and carted away our money. “As a customer friendl...
British Airways Releases Low Spring Return Fares as Low as $169
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British Airways Releases Low Spring Return Fares as Low as $169

British Airways, the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom has released low fares as spring surfaces. The return fares goes for as low as $169 in economy class, $2, 009 in business class and $5, 800 in first class. The fares are already on sale for outbound travel from now with return date anytime within the next 12 months. Sales ends on the 29th of March, 2019. This promo is only applicable for customers who plan to travel to UK and Europe with a minimum stay of 3 days and maximum stay of 12 months. Speaking on the promo, Kola Olayinka; British Airways Regional Commercial Manager for West Africa stated that “one of the reasons we have introduced this promo is to encourage people to visit fascinating places in UK and...
Zola Electric Announces Expansion into Nigeria
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Zola Electric Announces Expansion into Nigeria

ZOLA Electric, a renewable energy brand in Africa, with 200,000 installations and more than 1,000,000 daily users, has announced plan to bring clean, affordable, reliable 24-hour power to Nigeria. A statement yesterday quoted the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Bill Lenihan, to have said ZOLA’s entry into the Nigerian market was in line with the mission of the company to use distributed renewable energy solutions to make clean, affordable reliable 24- hour accessible for anyone, anywhere. “ZOLA Electric is a power solutions pioneer that is now one of the most trusted brands in Africa’s distributed renewable energy market. “We have successfully delivered our clean, affordable and reliable power solutions across Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana. We’re super exci...
Ceec Sportswear Site Shut Down As She Sold Out Barely 24hours
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Ceec Sportswear Site Shut Down As She Sold Out Barely 24hours

The CEO of Cegar ,Ceec who recently started her sportswear company posted that she is shocked as to the traffic she got from her product site which she just launched yesterday. The site is currently down due to high volume of sales and visitors. She assures her customers to be patient as she is currently restocking and fixing the site.
The Warning Message Ikeja Electric Sent To Their Customers
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The Warning Message Ikeja Electric Sent To Their Customers

Ikeja Electric (IE) on Wednesday warned that it would not hesitate to discontinue service to hostile customers and communities attacking its field staff while on duty. The company’s Spokesman, Mr Felix Ofulue, gave the warning following a rising spate of assaults on some of its field staff. “While we understand that issues surrounding electricity services can be emotive, we maintain that wanton attacks on our staff are completely irrational, unnecessary and unproductive. “Ikeja Electric has provided multiple channels through which our customers can lodge formal complaints with respect to our service or bills. “Where responses from these channels are deemed unsatisfactory, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has also set up a robust Forum Office for the red...
Adelove Narrates What a Customer Did to His Shipping Company
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Adelove Narrates What a Customer Did to His Shipping Company

Social Media influencer and businessman, Adelove has revealed what recently happened to his shipping company. According to a post he shared on Instagram, his company discovered that the packs of iPhones a customer gave to them to send to Nigeria were discovered to be empty. Adelove also had more to share about the company’s encounters with other customers. Read his post below. What did Adelove Shipping do to deserve this? – Wow! A customer dropped off some packets of new iphones to be shipped out to Nigeria from USA only to find out they are empty packets – Hmmm.. imagine, if my team did not open and check .. they would have been reporting and writing all over Internet we are scammers. – Another one we are currently facing where a customer shipped out dangerous merchandise ...
Google, UBA Collaborate To Provide Free Wi-Fi to Customers
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Google, UBA Collaborate To Provide Free Wi-Fi to Customers

Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has collaborated with Google and ISP partner to launch Google Station in 11 key UBA branches in Lagos State as part of plans to roll out 200 stations in the country. Google Station, a platform for providing free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots in public places, began in Lagos last year, and extended to Abuja in December in partnership with Backbone Connectivity Network. This google-powered initiative would allow customers access to internet connectivity within the 11 branches and its environs, thereby facilitating their day-to-day businesses and activities, while ensuring unhindered connectivity. The 11 branches where the hotspot will be located are: UBA Bank Road, 810-811 Bank Road, Daleko; UBA Matori, 21 Fatai Atere street; UBA S...
Another Fuel Tanker Goes in Flames in Anambra, 3rd in a Week
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Another Fuel Tanker Goes in Flames in Anambra, 3rd in a Week

Another petrol tanker yesterday went up in flames at a filling station along Nnewi-Okigwe expressway, Nnewi, Anambra State. This is coming barely two days after seven persons were reported dead in a petrol tanker fire incident in Awka, the state capital. Although no life was lost in the incident, workers and customers at the filling station were said to have escaped by the whiskers when the fire started. The station manager, Mr. Okeke Patrick, said the incident occurred when the tanker was discharging its product while customers were being attended to, Guardian reports. He said: “We were discharging fuel when suddenly we saw fire. We called the fire fighters immediately and they came after 20 minutes from Nnewi fire station and put out the fire, which burnt the petrol tank...
My Cousin Taught Me How to Rob – 22-year Old Suspect
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My Cousin Taught Me How to Rob – 22-year Old Suspect

A 22-year-old suspected robber, identified as, Daniel Olanrewaju, has revealed that he was taught how to rob by his cousin. Daniel Olanrewaju was arrested three weeks after he broke into a boutique in Agbado, Ogun State. It was learnt that the suspect was accosted by some vigilantes in the community while he was roaming about last Tuesday night. When he was questioned on his mission in the area, he reportedly could not give satisfactory answers. He was arrested and handed over to the police at the Agbado division. After further interrogation, he confessed to have burgled the boutique and stolen trousers, jerseys, among other clothes. The resident of Somolu, Lagos State, reportedly led the police to arrest one Ibrahim, with whom he kept some of the stolen clothes. Olanrewaju tol...