Sunday, January 17

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#EndSARS: Lagos State Government Pays For Forensic Examination Of Lekki Toll Gate
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#EndSARS: Lagos State Government Pays For Forensic Examination Of Lekki Toll Gate

Lagos State Government has paid forensic experts to unearth the truth of what happened at the Lekki toll gate on October 20, 2020. Chairman of the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims police brutality, Justice Doris Okuwobi, disclosed this on Tuesday while ruling on an application filed by the Lekki Concession Company. The LCC is seeking permission to have access to the toll plaza for the purpose of evaluating the damage done at the toll gate in order to commence the necessary repairs. Speaking further, Justice Okuwobi also disclosed that the forensic experts would have commenced its work earlier but for the holidays which made it difficult for the experts to get access to relevant documents and exhibits which have previously been tendered before the panel. ...
No Resumption Until FG Pays Withheld Salaries – ASUU
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No Resumption Until FG Pays Withheld Salaries – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday said it would not end the strike it embarked on until government paid all the salaries of its members it withheld. The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Lagos, said government should not expect the lecturers to resume without paying the withheld salaries. Recall that there were reports on November 27 that the union had agreed to end its strike following the Federal Government’s promise to release N70bn to ASUU as earned allowance. But Ogunyemi on Sunday explained that the members were still consulting and at the same time waiting for the government to fulfil its promise of releasing members’ withheld salaries. “We are still consulting; we have not finished consultat...
Lewis Hamilton pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after winning Belgian Grand Prix 2020 to secure his 89th victory
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Lewis Hamilton pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after winning Belgian Grand Prix 2020 to secure his 89th victory

Lewis Hamilton has won the 89th race of his career by dominating the Belgian Grand Prix 2020.   The British Formula One driver, 35, led the race from start to finish to defeat team-mate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull's Max Verstappen to stretch his championship lead to a massive 47 points.     Speaking after the race, he said: “It wasn’t the easiest of races. “I had a lock-up into turn five which gave me a vibration on the tyre. It was a bit of a struggle. I was nervous we might have a scenario like Silverstone where I had the puncture so I was nursing it to the end.    I know it is not what everyone wants to see – a Mercedes at the front – but no matter how much success we have we just keep our heads down. Back at the office, there are no guy...
Falz Pays Simi And Her New Born Baby A Surprise Visit
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Falz Pays Simi And Her New Born Baby A Surprise Visit

Rapper Falz disclosed that none of his friends had any idea that he was going to visit them anytime soon hence the surprise written all over their faces (Simi and the hubby Adekinle Gold) was epic. According to him, he visited them at their house and recorded their reactions towards his surprise visit. Simi and Falz have worked on a few collabos so they share that beautiful cordial relationship. “Seeing me will seem really dramatic. I know I had not been gone that long, but I did not tell any of them I will be visiting them. So when I got to their house, I tried to observe each of them and recorded their reaction to suddenly seeing me in their house when they really were not expecting to see me. Lol,” he shared on social media.
Governor Makinde Pays N180m Gratuity To 2013 Retirees In Oyo
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Governor Makinde Pays N180m Gratuity To 2013 Retirees In Oyo

Oyo State Government released the sum of N180 million as part of the outstanding gratuity and pension arrears for retirees from the State civil service who finished the processing of their retirement papers in 2013. The State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, while conducting a symbolic presentation of cheques to some of the retirees at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, vowed to ensure that retirees get what they deserve from the Government. He stated that despite the meagre resources available to the State, his administration would continue to bring relief to the entire workforce in the State and its senior citizens. A total of 82 retirees will be paid their full retirement benefits after waiting for seven years. The Governor maintained that the State has a backlog of N26 bil...
Minding My Business Pays Me – Patoranking Reveals
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Minding My Business Pays Me – Patoranking Reveals

Nigerian dancehall artiste, who has successfully stayed off social media troubles reveals that minding his business pays him very well. Earlier making the news after replying a fan who asked him to give out food t the people in his village, Patoranking who is a preacher of giving to the needy that are not on social media told the fan that he has done a lot for his people. Taking to his social media to say that minding his business pays him, Patoranking wrote: I Mind The Business That Pays Me ✌?
Hope Uzodinma Pays N8M To Fulani Herdsmen Who Lost Their Cows
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Hope Uzodinma Pays N8M To Fulani Herdsmen Who Lost Their Cows

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has disclosed that the State Government in its wisdom paid the sum of 8 million Naira to Fulani Herdsmen who lost their cows at Ezinihitte Mbaise, for the sake of One Nigeria. The Governor made this known when he received the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) at the Imo State Government House Owerri. Governor Uzodimma affirmed that Imo People are hospitable people and will do everything possible to make the State conducive for every Nigerian, irrespective of their religion or tribe. Governor Uzodimma also frowned at Governors who are rejecting and deporting Alamajiri from their State, noting that that is not the spirit of One Nigeria. The Governor further assured that Almajiris are free to stay in...
Hushpuppi Pays The Hospital Bill Of Oladipupo Who Is Down With Chronic Disease
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Hushpuppi Pays The Hospital Bill Of Oladipupo Who Is Down With Chronic Disease

The Nigerian famous celebrity Hushpuppi has just paid the hospital bill of one Oladipupo who is down with Chronic. The celebrity posted it on his Instagram story about 3 hours ago.Hushpuppi is a very wealthy Nigerian who is based in Dubai. The celebrity recently bought a brand new 2020 Model Rolls Royce Cullinan.He is also a Gucci lover.Most of his outfits are Gucci products.According to reports,he is a VIP customer of Gucci. Huspuppi is a very popular Nigerian celebrity who is also known by his other nicknames,Aja Puppi and Aja 4. However, he became wealthy and successful after he moved to Malaysia. This man has gained the title of a Nigerian dark horse. Hushpuppi’s Instagram is filled with fancy photos where he shows his luxurious lifestyle. He shares pictures of himse...
American Rapper Lil Yachty Pays Fan $500 To Drink Own Urine
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American Rapper Lil Yachty Pays Fan $500 To Drink Own Urine

Lil Yachty excited by what was happening said, “I got 500 for that. Get a big scoop of that bitch.” Yachty and his two friends watch astounded as the fan raises the cup to his lips, before taking a big swig then stopping. Lil Boat eggs him on, saying, “Keep going, keep going, keep going. Hit it. You got it, keep going.” After several breaks between gulps, the cash-hungry fan manages to swallow the remaining contents and Yachty pays him. Throughout the coronavirus quarantine, Yachty has been getting fans to perform ridiculous Instagram Live stunts for a $200 CashApp donation. So far, he has paid a fan to shave off his eyebrows and gotten others to eat deodorant and cat food. He also attempted to sell designer toilet paper for $500 a pack as the coronavirus pandemic started t...
Neymar Pays Tribute To Kobe Bryant In Goal Celebration
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Neymar Pays Tribute To Kobe Bryant In Goal Celebration

The Brazil international fired PSG to victory against Lille and paid his respects to the LA Lakers icon Neymar paid tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant as he celebrated his second goal for Paris Saint- Germain against Lille on Sunday. Bryant, 41, was killed alongside at least four other people when his helicopter crashed in California on Sunday morning. Football players and clubs from all over the world expressed their grief following the news of the five-time NBA champion's passing and Neymar followed up by paying his respects on the field. The 27-year-old opened the scoring for the Ligue 1 champions with a fine strike 28 minutes into the match at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. Then early in the second half, Lille were penalised for a hand ball from left-back Reinildo Mandava and Neymar st...
Sacked Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde Sends Emotional Farewell Message To Fans As Lionel Messi Pays Tribute To Him
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Sacked Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde Sends Emotional Farewell Message To Fans As Lionel Messi Pays Tribute To Him

Sacked Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde has publicly thanked the club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu and fans shortly after he was sacked.   Despite winning back-to-back league titles and guarding Barcelona to the top of La Liga Table, Valverde was dismissed on Monday following the club's Spanish Super Cup semi-final 3 - 2 defeat to Atletico Madrid last week.   He has been replaced with former Real Betis coach, Quique Setien, who has signed a contract to be with Barcelona until June 2022.   In an open letter to the club's supporters, posted on Barcelona's official website, Valverde said: "My time as FC Barcelona coach has come to an end. It has been an intense two and a half years right from the start.   "In that time I have enjoyed some j...
FG Pays ASUU Members December Salary Despite Not Enrolling In IPPIS
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FG Pays ASUU Members December Salary Despite Not Enrolling In IPPIS

The National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Professor Biodun Ogunyemi on Wednesday said public university lecturers have received the December salary despite not enrolling in the controversial Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). The federal government, through the office of the Accountant General, had threatened that any lecturer who failed to enroll in the IPPIS would not be paid December salary. However, the ASUU boss said his findings across the public universities showed lecturers have been paid the December salary even though they refused to enroll in the IPPIS. The ASUU President made the observation in a message sent to members of the Intellectual Union to mark Christmas. While Ogunyemi urged members of the Union to lo...
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Obasanjo Pays Surprise Visit To El-Rufai In Kaduna

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has paid a surprise visit to the governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai. The former president was welcomed to the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House by the Kaduna governor, his deputy, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe and other top government officials.
Ogenyi Onazi Pays 1.5million Naira For Sanni Emmanuel Surgery
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Ogenyi Onazi Pays 1.5million Naira For Sanni Emmanuel Surgery

The 2009 U17 World Cup Golden Ball winner has been battling with injury for years and has now been given hope by the Trabzonspor midfielder Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has stepped forward to cover the cost of Sani Emmanuel’s treatment. Emmanuel, who was named the best player at the 2009 Fifa U17 World Cup has been suffering from achilles tendonitis – which forced his early retirement from football. Following his inability to foot the bill for his surgery, the 26-year-old solicited for help on social media. However, it was his former Nigeria and Lazio teammate Onazi who offered to come to the rescue of the ex-Beitar Jerusalem striker. View this post on Instagram I got a call from the doctor that @onaziogenyi has paid 1.4m for my surgery and also transferred 50k for my...
This HIV Positive Bisexual Billionaire Pays People $2million To Sleep With Him
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This HIV Positive Bisexual Billionaire Pays People $2million To Sleep With Him

A 66-year-old billionaire known as Bernot travels around the globe doing the unthinkable. Bernot travels around the world in his yacht and private jet handpicking HIV negative people to sleep with and paying them 2 million US dollars. In 2009 Bernot was just a junkie in Paris. He discovered that his wine billionaire grandparents left their fortune in his name. He only learned this through their estate executor after they both died in a helicopter accident, he did not even know that he had rich grandparents and that he is their only living relative. With his wealth came other revelations, He learned that he was HIV positive. Instead of living more carefully and quitting drugs Bernot became even wilder and he took his strange habits to the world. He is best known for paying w...
Glo Pays N2.6bn Interconnect Debt To MTN
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Glo Pays N2.6bn Interconnect Debt To MTN

MTN Nigeria has received N2.6bn part-payment of interconnect debt from Globacom, sources familiar with the issue confirmed on Thursday. It was gathered that the industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission, had intervened in the debt issue, which led to partial disconnection of calls from Glo to MTN subscribers. The source also said discussions were ongoing to devise a means of recovering the rest of the interconnect debt from Globacom. This is coming after stakeholders weighed into a dispute on the interconnect debt estimated at N4.4bn to avert further breakdown in mobile communication between Globacom subscribers and MTN network users, which had lasted for more than five days. As of December last year, the interconnect debt in the industry stood at N165bn. Me...
FG Pays Usman Yusuf, Suspended NHIS Boss N13.8M After Indictment
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FG Pays Usman Yusuf, Suspended NHIS Boss N13.8M After Indictment

The Federal Government has paid the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, N13.8m in salary and allowances despite being indicted by a committee set up by the government to probe him, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. The seven-man committee, led by Dr. Hassan Bukar, a retired permanent secretary, set up by the government to probe the NHIS boss, had asked the government to immediately dismiss him. It was, however, learnt that between December 24, 2018 when the panel submitted its report, and April 25, 2019, the NHIS boss had received nothing less than N13.8m in salary and allowances from the government. Information obtained from the NHIS showed that the suspended NHIS executive secretary received a lump sum of N9,116,129.00 in January for ...
The Average Nigerian Business Pays 48 Taxes – Tony Elumelu
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The Average Nigerian Business Pays 48 Taxes – Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, Chairman and founder of Heirs Holdings has revealed that the average Nigerian business pays 48 taxes. The UBA Chairman who decried the plight of the average Nigerian entrepreneur, saying that an average business was a local government authority providing his own electricity, water and waste disposal method, called for a far-reaching tax reforms and an urgent need to pass the executive tax bill. Tony Elumelu who revealed that the average Nigerian business pays 48 taxes while delivering a keynote address at the 21st annual tax conference of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria on Thursday, added that the government should make life easier for Small and Medium Enterprises by creating favourable tax policies that will support them. He called on the government to ...
Tonto Dikeh Begins The #PayYourDebtChallenge As She Pays 5 People’s Debts
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Tonto Dikeh Begins The #PayYourDebtChallenge As She Pays 5 People’s Debts

The Nollywood Actress and mother of one has taken online to start a new challenge which is the #payyourdebtchallenge as she settles the bills of five of her followers who sent her DMs. See what she wrote... "So I Just paid 5peoples debt Off, who came to my dm to seek help!! -house rent -School fees -business money -children support -Medical Bill It’s #PAYYOURDEBTCHALLENGE So if I like you I wil help clear your debts if considerate!! Make a conscious effort to pay someone you owe today.. You can also help someone pay a bill today!! THANK YOU"
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Pays Billionaire Arthur Eze A Visit At His Residence
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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Pays Billionaire Arthur Eze A Visit At His Residence

Anambra State-born multi billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Prince Arthur Eze, has extolled the virtues of Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, saying he represents the future of Ndi Igbo. Eze, who spoke when Governor Ikpeazu paid him a visit at his Enugu residence, at the weekend, said that Governor Ikpeazu has the character of a true Igbo leader like that of late Dr. Sam Mbakwe, Governor of Old Imo State. “You’re a good man. Your humility makes people to love you. You also respect people. This is why Abia people love you. And they voted you again as their Governor. Please don’t change this good character. “You have Igbo character like that of late Sam Mbakwe of old Imo State. Mbakwe took good care of Imo State when he was governor and you are doing the same thing...
Fayemi Pays Ekiti Workers Salary Arrears Owed By Fayose Administration
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Fayemi Pays Ekiti Workers Salary Arrears Owed By Fayose Administration

Governor Fayemi has paid the one month salary arrears owed by the Ayo Fayose administration to civil servants - The governor had signed an Executive Order cancelling levies in public schools Ekiti state deputy governor, Bisi Egbeyemi, on Sunday, January 6, said the state government had paid the one month salary arrears owed by the Ayo Fayose administration to civil servants. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Egbeyemi announced this while addressing religious leaders, political office holders and civil servants at the Government Jouse in Ado-Ekiti. Egbeyemi said that Fayemi had promised to make the life of Ekiti people better and ensure that all and sundry felt the positive impact of the government. He noted that Fayemi’s priority was the welfare of the people...
MTN Resolves Nigeria Dividend Issue, Pays $53 Million
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MTN Resolves Nigeria Dividend Issue, Pays $53 Million

Telecoms Giant, MTN has finally resolved a dividend issue its been facing in Nigeria. In an announcement on Monday via twitter, the company revealed that a $53 million payment was made to sort the problem. MTN has been in hot water with the country's Apex bank, The central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for illegally transferring $8.1 billion out of the country, an allegation MTN has since denied.
Beyoncé Pays Tribute To African Designers With Stunning Photos
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Beyoncé Pays Tribute To African Designers With Stunning Photos

Beyoncé paid a special tribute to all the ‘talented African designers’ who have been keeping her stylish . Queen Bey shared photos in different outfits by African designers . Thank you to the talented African designers who kept me feeling fresh.Yall go so hard ‘she captioned the photos
See The State That Pays The Worst Minimum Wage Of 6,000 In Nigeria
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See The State That Pays The Worst Minimum Wage Of 6,000 In Nigeria

Local government workers in Zamfara state are the worst paid in Nigeria as they are still earning N6,000 (less than $20) a month as minimum wage, a far cry from the N18,000 set nationally. Ibrahim Khaleel, National President Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) made the sensational revelation in Abuja, ahead of the 40th anniversary of the union. Khaleel said Governor Abdulaziz Yari’s non-compliance with the N18,000 minimum wage, was the real reason he is obstructing the actualisation of the proposed N30,000 minimum wage. Khaleel, who is also the National Treasurer of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), insisted that the low-earning power of Zamfara residents was responsible for the rising insecurity in the state. The labour leader noted that as long as the workers...
Workers Celebrate Early Christmas As Gov. Ayade Pays December Salary
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Workers Celebrate Early Christmas As Gov. Ayade Pays December Salary

Cross River State Civil servants have received their December salary, barely four days after getting their November pay This is even as the state is yet to receive federal allocation for November. In the past years it has become a tradition in the state under the governorship of Senator Ben Ayade, for workers in the state to receive their December salaries in November. According to reports, although a section of the workforce has on many occasions protested against early payment of salaries in the state, Governor Ayade has stayed steadfast to early payment of salaries. On the rationale for the payment of December late November, the Governor explained that the idea is to get workers to do their shopping early, to avoid inflation that always occasion shopping close to Christmas. ...
Alleged Contempt: Saraki Concedes, Pays Omo-agege’s Entitlements
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Alleged Contempt: Saraki Concedes, Pays Omo-agege’s Entitlements

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has evaded the trouble of being subjected to trial for contempt as he conceded to the request for the payment of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege’s withheld entitlements. The information that Saraki has authorised the payment of Omo-Agege’s entitlements was made public on Thursday by his (Omo-Agege’s) lawyer, Alex Izinyon (SAN). Izinyon made the disclosure at the resumption of proceedings in the contempt case initiated against Saraki and the Senate by Omo-Agege, before the Federal High Court, Abuja. Omo-Agege (representing Delta Central) initiated the contempt proceedings over allegation that Saraki and the Senate refused to obey a portion of the court’s earlier judgment ordering that he (Omo-Agege), who was earlier suspended, be paid his entitlements...
Lagos State Pays N38.5 Billion To 9,401 Retirees
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Lagos State Pays N38.5 Billion To 9,401 Retirees

The Lagos State Government has credited N466.855m to the Retirement Savings Accounts of 187 of its retirees, including those of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), under the Contributory Pension Scheme for the month of July 2018. The State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Akintola Benson-Oke, who disclosed this recently, stated that in spite of the scarcity of funds, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode prioritises the payment of pensioners by making sure funds are released every month for payment of their entitlements. He said the present administration had so far paid more than N38.5 billion to 9,401 retirees. The Director-General, LASPEC, Mrs. Folasade Onanuga in her welcome address said that the Lagos State Government will continue to play the ‘m...
Apostle Suleman Pays 10 Years House Rent For A Family In Ibadan
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Apostle Suleman Pays 10 Years House Rent For A Family In Ibadan

Mrs. Comfort Gabriel from Akingbile in Ibadan and her children have been sneaking into their house for the past one year because of the inability to pay their house rent. As a result, the landlord has been disturbing them with so much restless attacks day in and day out. Well, all is history now as God decided to use His Servant to wipe away their tears by paying their rentage for the next ten years. Th encounter happened in the evening of monday 24th April at the Chapel of Resurrection, University of Ibadan (UI) in the on going Help from Above invasion of the institution being organised by the Joint Christian Campus Fellowships (JCCF). The rent fees which was accurately revealed by the Prophet of God as well as other detailed information of the family led to widespread jubilation...
Nigerian Pays 15-Year-Old Girl For Sex, Collects Money Back At Gunpoint In US
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Nigerian Pays 15-Year-Old Girl For Sex, Collects Money Back At Gunpoint In US

A D.C. police officer has been arrested in Maryland and is facing an array of charges after police say he paid a 15-year-old girl for sex and then demanded the money back at gunpoint. Anne Arundel County police arrested 27-year-old Metropolitan Police Officer Chukwuemeka Ekwonna of Glenn Dale on Thursday. Ekwonna is charged with armed robbery, firearm use, first, second and third-degree assault, third-degree sex offense, reckless endangerment and prostitution offenses, police said. All of the charges stem from an alleged incident on Jan. 9. Court documents show the teen told authorities she met a man on social media, and he offered her $80 for sex. After they met and had sex, she said the man pointed a gun at her and took his money back. This man was later identified as Ekwo...