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How New Whatsapp Policy Threatens Security Of Nigerians And Other Alternatives
Technology

How New Whatsapp Policy Threatens Security Of Nigerians And Other Alternatives

WhatsApp has been in existence since 2009, providing a primary means of electronic communication to over 2 billion users worldwide as of February 2020. The popular messaging platform has faced backlash since it rolled out the latest Privacy Policy update on January 4. The app announced its new policy which it would force its users to accept by February 8, or stop using the app. The new policy will allow WhatsApp to share data with its parent, Facebook. The new policy however does not apply in EU, since it violates data protection laws. With its parent company, Facebook, being embroiled in legal tussles over privacy concerns, and the new policy not leaving much choice for users, the market for WhatsApp alternatives is flourishing. Apps like Telegram and Signal have witnes...
Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Releases New Audio, Threatens Sheikh Gumi
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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Releases New Audio, Threatens Sheikh Gumi

A factional leader of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, has released new audio, threatening the Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed-Gumi, over his plans to take preaching to the enclaves of criminals in the bushes. Recall that the cleric during an interview with the BBC Hausa service had declared his intention to enter into the bushes to preach to the Fulani herders. According to him, the herders are now being used by the Boko Haram insurgents to perpetuate their terror through killings and kidnapping for ransom. The cleric stated that these criminal herders needed religious teachings in order to stop their criminality. But releasing16-minute audio on Tuesday, Mr Shekau warned the cleric against accusing the sect of using the herders for killings and kidnap...
Lagos Police Inspector Rapes Undergraduate, Threatens Suicide
Crime

Lagos Police Inspector Rapes Undergraduate, Threatens Suicide

A police inspector attached to the Agbado Police Station, Lagos State Police Command, Adelakun Amubieya, has been arrested for allegedly raping an undergraduate, Joy (not real name), in the Ipaja area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that the suspect and the victim lived in the same compound on Abesan Estate. The cop and his wife were said to have promised to teach the teenager how to make money with an application on her phone. The 18-year-old, who went to the couple’s apartment on November 15, reportedly met Amubieya alone. The policeman allegedly forced her into the bedroom and raped her. Joy told PUNCH Metro that all appeals to the suspect to let her go fell on deaf ears. Narrating her ordeal, she said, “Sometime in October, I came downstairs to receive a call d...
We Will Shock Political Space With Unprecedented Defections – APC Threatens
Politics

We Will Shock Political Space With Unprecedented Defections – APC Threatens

THE National Leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has threatened Nigerians that the party will soon shock Nigeria’s political space with what it described as the massive and unprecedented defections ever witnessed in the political history of Nigeria as a country. Speaking yesterday at the National Assembly when he met with the Senate Caucus of the APC at Senate Hearing Room 1, Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has also boasted that the party will remain the country’s leading political party. The Chairman said, “In fact, I want to assure you all that APC will soon shock Nigeria’s political space with massive and unprecedented defections ever witnessed in the political history of our great country, and by the grace of G...
You Have 7 Days To Leave Nigeria Or We Will Burn Your Offices – Group Sponsored By Nigeria’s Chief Of Army, Buratai, Threatens Amnesty International
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You Have 7 Days To Leave Nigeria Or We Will Burn Your Offices – Group Sponsored By Nigeria’s Chief Of Army, Buratai, Threatens Amnesty International

A group, Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights, sponsored by Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has asked Amnesty International to leave Nigeria within seven days. “For Nigeria to rebuild, Amnesty International must be out of the way. CALSER, therefore, gives Amnesty International a seven-day ultimatum to leave Nigeria. The NGO’s failure to leave Nigeria will attract civil disobedience at its offices in Abuja and Lagos on a scale that will make the campaign of looting and arson it facilitated appear like child’s play. “Its staffers will be treated the same way that innocent policemen lynched by mobs were treated,” Princess Ajibola, convener of CASLER, said during a press briefing on Wednesday. The group’s threat followed revelations by Amnesty Inter...
Kano Threatens To Cancel Third Term If Private Schools Don’t Reduce Fees
Education

Kano Threatens To Cancel Third Term If Private Schools Don’t Reduce Fees

The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Kiru, on Thursday, threatened to cancel the third term in the state if proprietors of private schools fail to reduce their school fees by at least 25 per cent before November 1, 2020 The Chief Public Relations Officer of the Ministry, Aliyu Yusuf, in a statement, said the state would be left with no other option than to cancel the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session if the proprietors fail to adhere to the directive of the state government , in the statement, explained that the decision of the Ministry became necessary in view of the ongoing difficult economic situation, following the lockdown due to the menace of COVID -19 which affected both the socio-economic position of the general public. Recall that the Kano St...
DHQ Threatens To Deal With Thugs Disrupting EndSARS Protests
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DHQ Threatens To Deal With Thugs Disrupting EndSARS Protests

The military authorities have threatened to deal with thugs and miscreants disrupting the ongoing peaceful protests by #EndSARS campaigners demanding police reforms in the country. The Defence Headquarters frowned on the violent attacks on the activists and warned the perpetrators to desist or face sanctions. The PUNCH reports that some of the protesters were attacked and injured by thugs in Abuja and Lagos on Wednesday. About seven vehicles were also vandalised at the Berger roundabout, Wuse, Abuja. But the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement on Thursday, stated that the military would not condone further attacks on the peaceful protesters. The statement was titled, ‘Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies assured ...
UK Threatens Sanctions Against Violence Sponsors In Edo, Ondo Polls
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UK Threatens Sanctions Against Violence Sponsors In Edo, Ondo Polls

The United Kingdom yesterday said it would deploy observers in Edo and Ondo States to monitor the governorship elections, and threatened sanction, including a travel ban to the United Kingdom, against sponsors of violence in the two elections. The UK said the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, had met with the leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The decisions of the UK Government were contained in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the High Commission to Nigeria. The statement said: “As a friend and partner of Nigeria, we are closely following the lead up to the off-cycle governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states scheduled for September 19 and October 10, respectively. ...
Angry Farmer Threatens To Shoot Buhari (Video)
Politics

Angry Farmer Threatens To Shoot Buhari (Video)

“You must take note,” the ‘farmer’ said in his message to Mr Buhari. “Next time, if in this Nigeria you contest (election) again, I will shoot you down.” Mr Buhari will not run for president again after completing his second term in 2023 because of the limit placed by the Nigerian Constitution. The man in the video began his message in the Hausa language before he acceded to a background voice in the video that asked him to switch to English Language, perhaps to give the message a wider reach. He was holding a knife and looked angry and frustrated. The people around him in the video laughed and cheered him as he walked away after delivering his message. Discontent There has been widespread discontentment against the Buhari administration because of the general hardship ...
Brazil’s President, Bolsonaro Threatens To Punch Reporter In The Mouth
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Brazil’s President, Bolsonaro Threatens To Punch Reporter In The Mouth

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday threatened to punch a reporter repeatedly in the mouth after being asked about his wife's links to an alleged corruption scheme. "I so want to pound your mouth with punches," the far-right president said when a reporter from O Globo, posed the question. The reporter was part of a group that met Bolsonaro after his regular Sunday visit to the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia. The president ignored protests from other journalists after the remarks and left without making further comments. The O Globo reporter asked about a report in the magazine Crusoe linking First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro to Fabrício Queiroz, a retired police officer, friend of the president, and former adviser to her son Flavio Bolsonaro, who is now a senator. ...
NBA Jigawa Expresses Support For El-rufai, Threatens To Boycott Conference
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NBA Jigawa Expresses Support For El-rufai, Threatens To Boycott Conference

The Nigerian Bar Association, Dutse, Jigawa Branch, has threatened not to participate in the Virtual Annual General Conference of the NBA following the withdrawal of invitation earlier sent to Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el- Rufai. This was made known in a statement on Friday by Chairman of NBA Dutse, Garba Abubakar. The group described as “frivolous” the allegations levelled against Governor el-Rufai, accusing the NBA of not giving him the opportunity to defend himself. “A section of the country cannot therefore take us for a ride as we all have a fair understanding of the law. “On the strength of this therefore, we call on the national body under President Paul Usoro (SAN) to reverse the decision with immediate effect else the Nigerian Bar Association Dutse branch wi...
APC Chairman In Ado-Ekiti, Micheal Akinleye Declares Ajimobi’s Appointment Illegal, Threatens Lawsuit
Politics

APC Chairman In Ado-Ekiti, Micheal Akinleye Declares Ajimobi’s Appointment Illegal, Threatens Lawsuit

Micheal Akinleye, Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ado Ekiti Local Government, has threatened legal action against the appointment of Abiola Ajimobi as Acting National Chairman. This was contained in a letter on Wednesday to the National Working Committee (NWC) through his counsel, Tunde Oke. He called the NWC’s appointment of the former Oyo State Governor as “outright nullity and contempt of court”. Akinleye reminded the NWC that there is a pending case with suit No. FHC/AD/CS/8/2020 before the Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti. He said the suit prayed against any nomination of anyone to fill the Deputy National Chairman position Ajimobi holds and that the case was ongoing Among others reliefs, the suit prayed that the office should be filled in accordance w...
Obu Mines: BUA Threatens Dangote Group With Contempt Of Court Proceedings
Business

Obu Mines: BUA Threatens Dangote Group With Contempt Of Court Proceedings

BUA Group has warned Dangote group to remove its excavators and trenches used in barricading the entrance of Obu Mines in three days or face contempt of court proceedings. BUA Group in a statement said that Dangote in its not so surprising tactic and in total disregard for the court and rule of law has laid siege on BUA’s Obu mines Okpella by placing excavators and creating trenches at the entrance to effectively prevent BUA Vehicles from operating at the mining sites even after a competent Federal High Court in Benin recently granted BUA rights over the mines. While drawing public attention to the Dangote’s illegal self-help measures, BUA warned Dangote to restore access to its mining sites, by refilling the trenches and removing their excavator, within three days or it will Insti...
NARD Nationwide Strike: FG Threatens Actions Against NARD
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NARD Nationwide Strike: FG Threatens Actions Against NARD

The Federal government has threatened to take action against any resident doctor on its payroll who fails to resume work today, June 17. Recall that NARD had embarked on a nationwide strike on Monday due to the Federal Government’s failure to meet demands made by the association. A negotiation meeting convened by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige with the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, and the leadership of the Resident doctors, ended in a deadlock on Tuesday after many hours of deliberation. Ngige, during the meeting, stated that health workers are the essential frontline officers during the coronavirus pandemic and have suffered great mishaps across the country. According to him, the major issues have been taken care of, while other minor issues will...
Man allegedly beats wife to coma then threatens to do it again once she regains consciousness
Crime

Man allegedly beats wife to coma then threatens to do it again once she regains consciousness

A man has allegedly beaten his wife to a coma and boasted that he will continue the beating when she regains consciousness. The man, identified as Egwu Francis Emmanuel, allegedly beat Mrs Ezinne in Amachara Village, Ebonyi State, till she became unconscious. An eye witness claims the man is in the habit of beating his wife but no one is willing to report him to the police because he is feared in the village. The eye witness said: “This incidence is a repeated occurrence in the neighborhood. Even the wife is afraid to run away from the marriage as she is afraid of what may be her fate. As I’m talking to you now, she is lying in coma in Medical Center Afikpo. “And the husband is still bragging outside of the hospital to pounce on her immediately she regains consciousness. If...
Senate Threatens To Issue Arrest Warrant For Lai Mohammed, Others
Politics

Senate Threatens To Issue Arrest Warrant For Lai Mohammed, Others

The Nigerian Senate has threatened to issue a warrant for the arrest some ministers who have failed to honour its invitation to answer audit queries against them. The Senate committee on public accounts on Thursday, June 11, said it would be compelled to issue arrest warrants on the minister information and culture, Lai Mohammed, the minister of state, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva and minister of power Saleh Mamman and other heads of agencies if they do not honor its invitation, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, the chairman of the committee stated that the others who have refused to hounour the invitation include the minister of women affairs and social development, Pauline Tallen, her counterpart in the ministry of solid minerals development, Olamilekan Adegbite and the chairman, National...
Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro Threatens To Pull Brazil Away From The WHO
Health

Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro Threatens To Pull Brazil Away From The WHO

President Jair Bolsonaro threatened Friday to withdraw Brazil from the World Health Organization, following in the footsteps of his US counterpart, Donald Trump, accusing it of “ideological bias.” “I’m telling you right now, the United States left the WHO, and we’re studying that, in the future. Either the WHO works without ideological bias, or we leave, too,” the far-right leader told journalists outside the presidential palace. Sometimes called a “Tropical Trump,” Bolsonaro has followed a similar script to the US president in his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, downplaying its severity, criticizing state authorities’ stay-at-home measures and touting the purported effects of the drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19. Trump announced a week ago he wa...
Benue COVID-19 Index Case Threatens To Sue FG If She Is Not Released Within 7 Days
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Benue COVID-19 Index Case Threatens To Sue FG If She Is Not Released Within 7 Days

Susan Idoko, the Benue state COVID-19 index case, has threatened to sue the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC if she is not released from the Abuja isolation center within the next seven days. Idoko has been having a faceoff with the government since she was diagnosed with the virus. She has been in isolation for 53 days now without showing any symptoms of the disease. She insists she doesn’t have the virus. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Wednesday, said Mrs. Idoko had refused to let the NCDC and other medical personnel take her samples so they can do a final test on her before she is discharged Addressing newsmen in Abuja on Friday May 15, her lawyer, Mr. Steven Eke said his client has lost confidence in the capabilities of the NCDC. He said Mrs. Idoko demand...
Elon Musk Threatens To Move Tesla Out Of California
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Elon Musk Threatens To Move Tesla Out Of California

Tesla chief Elon Musk on Saturday threatened to pull his electric car headquarters and plant out of California. He made the threat after local authorities kept him from resuming production due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Frankly, this is the final straw. Tesla will now move its HQ and future programs to Texas/Nevada immediately,” Musk tweeted in a long diatribe, characteristic of past online rants which are not necessarily carried out. Referring to the California city where the cars are produced, Musk said that “if we even retain Fremont manufacturing activity at all” it will depend on “how Tesla is treated in the future.” Tesla had hoped to reopen the California factory, its only in the United States, in the beginning of May, but had been prevented by local authorities. ...
Critic, Uche Maduagwu Threatens To Sue Government If It Imports Covid-19 Herb From Madagascar
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Critic, Uche Maduagwu Threatens To Sue Government If It Imports Covid-19 Herb From Madagascar

In his usual criticism, Nigerian actor and online critic, Uche Maduagwu has stood against the government over its plan to import Madagascar Covid-19 herbal cure into Nigeria. Uche stated this in a post he shared alongside video of him angrily warning and advising the government to look into involving the Nigerian herbal practitioners who are also capable of producing Nigerian made Covid-19 herbal solution. He conclusively stressed that if government is looking for anywhere to borrow wisdom before it can heed to his advice, ex-BBNaija reality star, Mercy Eke is always available. Read his excerpt and watch the video below; “I will sue the government if they try to import any herb from #Madagascar without meeting with all the herbal practioners who claim to have a cure for #...
774,000 Recruitment: Keyamo Threatens To Resign If Politicians Hijack Process
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774,000 Recruitment: Keyamo Threatens To Resign If Politicians Hijack Process

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has threatened to resign from the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration if the approved recruitment of 774, 000 people is hijacked by politicians. The Minister, issued the threat on Wednesday while inaugurating the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Extended Special Public Works Across the 774 Local Government Areas of the Federation. Mr. Keyamo who explained that the committee was set up to devise a strategy for the implementation of the job creation, said the pilot scheme was approved to be implemented in five local government areas in eight states of Adamawa, Borno, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Jigawa, Katsina and Kwara. The beneficiaries he said will be engaged in drainage digging and clearance, irrigation canals cleara...
Tonto Dikeh Threatens Not To Invite Bobrisky To Her Birthday Party, See Why
Celebs

Tonto Dikeh Threatens Not To Invite Bobrisky To Her Birthday Party, See Why

Tonto Dikeh who many believe is Bobrisky’s best friend has threatened on Instagram not to invite the cross dresser to her birthday party. This conversation ensued after Bobrisky shared a picture of a beautiful outfit he suggested Tonto should wear for her birthday party which will be holding in 2 months time. To everyone’s surprise, the mother if one clearly told Bobrisky that she was not going to invite him for her 35th birthday. In her words “You honestly willl not be invited Or I will have a change of dress for you at the gate…. Not in my day Noooooooooooooooooo” Though we believe Tonto Dikeh gave a sarcastic answer because what is a birthday party without ones best friend? See post  
‘I Am Off To Party, I Can’t Come And Kill Myself’ – Actress, Omotola Jalade Threatens
Celebs

‘I Am Off To Party, I Can’t Come And Kill Myself’ – Actress, Omotola Jalade Threatens

Veteran Nollywood actress and philanthropist, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde who has spent about 24 years in the limelight and is a role model to many took to her Instagram page to announce that she is going for a party. The 42 year old who has been making a joke about going out because she is bored at home, shared a video from one of her movies where she was partying and flexing. The mother of four captioned the video ” I told y’all… I’m off to party. Cant come and kill myself! There are 3 actresses and my bad 2 actors at this party . Name them … and the name of this film ? Sorry .. party Omotola who obviously was trying to be creative and funny with her stunt on Instagram had her fans entertained and this made them laugh. Watch video below;   View...
Ubi Franklin’s 3rd Baby Threatens To Slap His 4th Baby Mama In Leaked Chat
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Ubi Franklin’s 3rd Baby Threatens To Slap His 4th Baby Mama In Leaked Chat

Coming after the brouhaha between music executive, Ubi Franklin, his South African 3rd baby mama and his Nigerian 4th baby mama, a leaked chat between Ubi and Nicola Siyo, his 4th baby mama has emerged. In the leaked chat, Nicola is seen threatening to slap Sandra Iheuwa whenever she sees her. Nicola even went further to call Sandra a Dubai prostitute. “The day i see her, i will slap her stupid looking face” Nicola said “I’m telling you! She must worry about her prostitution in Dubai” She added. Ubi however replied, cautioning her not to talk about her fellow woman like that. See the screenshot as obtained.  
Nollywood Actress, Omotola Jalade Threatens To Leave Her Husband After He Did This To Her
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Nollywood Actress, Omotola Jalade Threatens To Leave Her Husband After He Did This To Her

Popular Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade on Instagram has shared with her followers what her husband did to her that made her threaten to leave him. According to the mother of 4, she doubts if her husband loves her because he ran away when she sneezed beside him. She also made a joke by threatening to leave her husband alone once the lock-down is over. In her words “Just small sneeze and this captain almost fell off the bed .. After this quarantine, i’m not doing again.. Fake Love” Omotola Jalade got married to Captain Matthew Ekeinde in (1996). The couple later held a white ceremony on board a Dash 7 aircraft while flying from Lagos to Benin in (2001), with close family and friends present. She gave birth to her first daughter on 30 March 1997. Together, they have four chi...
Vector Threatens To Take Legal Action Against MTN Over Data Tariff
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Vector Threatens To Take Legal Action Against MTN Over Data Tariff

Nigerian rapper, Vector on Wednesday threatened to take legal action again Nigerian telecommunications company, MTN. The hip hop star made known in this in a series of tweet on Wednesday on his official Twitter handle where he asked the company if it had any reduce tariffs package for the masses. His tweet read: “MTNNG I just checked your page to see if you have any package to help people stay informed this time. Besides the fact that I have been forced to upgrade to your new modem and the service is crap most times, is there any reduced tariff package that also works for the people? “How can I have 3TB of data and still struggle to upload a video on social media? I have legal too but I will reach out till I can’t no more then take it to the appropriate authorities. Imagine yo...
INEC In Dilemma As Coronavirus Threatens Edo, Ondo Elections
Politics

INEC In Dilemma As Coronavirus Threatens Edo, Ondo Elections

As the coronavirus pandemic contin­ues to ravage the country, there is confusion at the Indepen­dent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the fate of the governor­ship primaries in Edo and Ondo states as well as the elections, Daily Indepen­dent has gathered. While the governorship elections have been fixed for September 19 in Edo and October 10 in Ondo state, INEC has scheduled June 2 to June 27 for primary elections and nomination of candidates in Edo, while July 2 to July 25 for Ondo. INEC’s chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, at a meeting with resident electoral commissioners, in Abuja, at the weekend had said the commission will rigorously monitor the primaries and apply sanc­tions if needed. He also said given recent experience with some gov­ernorship elections, polit­i...
‘My Family Scattered In Relatives’ Houses’- Galadima Says, Threatens To Sleep Outside
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‘My Family Scattered In Relatives’ Houses’- Galadima Says, Threatens To Sleep Outside

A former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Buba Galadima, has said that his family members are now ‘scattered’ with relatives over the seizure of his houses by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The corporation had announced the taken over of the residence and company of Alhaji Galadima, over “debts to the tune of N900 million”. But Galadima said the development was a witch-hunt and threatened to sleep outside the house, located in Wuse II, Abuja, so that Nigerians can see his plight. Galadima, however, told Daily Trust via telephone on Thursday that while he travelled to Lagos state over the matter, his families including wife, children and grandchildren were relocated to relatives’ houses in the FCT. “They (AMCON) have taken over the house and the fam...
Iran Threatens To Flog And Imprison Anyone Caught ‘Spreading Fake News’ About Coronavirus Outbreak
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Iran Threatens To Flog And Imprison Anyone Caught ‘Spreading Fake News’ About Coronavirus Outbreak

The Iranian government has threatened to flog and imprison anyone caught ‘spreading fake news’ about the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has already killed 26 people in Iran. Hassan Norouzi, a spokesman for parliament’s legal and judicial committee, said ‘spreading lies’ is punishable by one to three years in prison with flogging, in accordance with Shariah law. ‘Spreading fake news over coronavirus outbreak will [make] people panic. It also will pave the ground for the country’s shutdown,’ the Tehran Times reported him saying in translation. Nourouzi added that 24 citizens were already in custody for ‘spreading rumours’ and that the harsh sentences were warranted by Shariah. In another news, Iran has confirmed seven new deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, the ...
Boko Haram Kicks Against New Sim Card Policy, Threatens Minister
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Boko Haram Kicks Against New Sim Card Policy, Threatens Minister

Boko Haram has kicked against the new sim card policy and has vowed to move against the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami. Abubakar Shekau, leader of the terror group made this known in a recent video made public on Friday. Their grievances against Mr Pantami is the resolve of the minister to have the sim card registration policy reviewed. In the new policy proposed by the Minister, no Nigerian is expected to own more than three sim cards. All sim cards in the country must be updated with the National Identity Number (NIN) before the year ends and subscribers must tender sufficient reasons why they need more than one sim cards at the point of registration or upgrade. The initiative is said to have not augured well with the terrorists, leading to th...
Oba Akintunde Akinyemi Threatens To Release ‘Warriors’ Against Herdsmen
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Oba Akintunde Akinyemi Threatens To Release ‘Warriors’ Against Herdsmen

The Eselu of Iseluland in Oja - Odan , in the Yewa -North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Akintunde Akinyemi , has said he will release his traditional warriors against Fulani herdsmen if the government refuses to stop them from wrecking havoc in his community. The monarch spoke on Tuesday while addressing some farmers who marched to his palace to report their agonies and tale of woes in the hands of the herders . Akinyemi said some Fulani herdsmen had returned to his community in large numbers after the Government of Benin Republic allegedly sent them away from their country . According to the monarch, the herders settled in Iselu , Oja - Odan and its environs with over 8, 000 cattle feeding on his people ’ s farmland . He said, “ Since I have been on the throne, th...
N13,500 Pay Threatens Operation Amotekun
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N13,500 Pay Threatens Operation Amotekun

THE newly launched joint security outfit, Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun, was threatened, yesterday, by the Soludero Hunters’ Association, SHA. Members of the hunters’ association rejected the proposed N13,500 monthly payment for personnel of the outfit. The hunters also called on the initiators to organize a parley where all the personnel would meet to identify themselves. But reacting, the Ondo State Government said the six South-West states have not agreed on remuneration for the personnel. This came on a day the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in Ado Ekiti, threw its weight behind the outfit, saying the South-West governors acted in consonance with the spirit and letters of the 1999 constitution. Hunters reject N13, 500 Speaking through ...
Messi Threatens To Leave Barcelona
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Messi Threatens To Leave Barcelona

  Lionel Messi has every right to be dejected and fed up of Barcelona, and he has now posted an ultimatum in front of the club after persistent problems. Barcelona lost out on their chance to get 2020 off to a flyer after suffering a defeat at the hands of Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup’s semi-final last week. More than anything, it was a lapse of concentration and tactical failure from the Blaugrana with Ernesto Valverde once again being blamed for the debacle. However, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were quick to put the Barca manager behind their backs and insisted that the loss was only their responsibility. Diario GOL has reported that there is a lot more cooking behind the scenes and nobody really is happy within the dressing room with the kind of job that V...
Iran Threatens To Hit Israel And Even Dubai If US Retaliates Over Airbase Bombs
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Iran Threatens To Hit Israel And Even Dubai If US Retaliates Over Airbase Bombs

Iran has threatened to bomb Israel and Dubai if the United States retaliates for its ballistic missile strike at two Iraqi bases housing US troops. Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing American troops in a revenge attack for the US drone strike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani on Friday. The Ayn al Asad airbase in western Iraq that was visited by Donald Trump in December 2018 and the Erbil base in Iraqi Kurdistan were both struck by the missiles on Tuesday at about 5.30pm. Iran's Revolutionary Guard warned the US and its regional allies against retaliating over the missile attack. The Guard issued the warning via a statement carried by Iran's state-run IRNA news agency. 'We are warning all American allies, who gave th...
Trump Threatens To Attack 52 Valuable Iranian Targets If Iran Retaliates
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Trump Threatens To Attack 52 Valuable Iranian Targets If Iran Retaliates

Trump wrote on Facebook: “Iran is talking very boldly about targeting certain USA assets as revenge for our ridding the world of their terrorist leader who had just killed an American, & badly wounded many others, not to mention all of the people he had killed over his lifetime, including recently hundreds of Iranian protesters. He was already attacking our Embassy, and preparing for additional hits in other locations. Iran has been nothing but problems for many years. Let this serve as a WARNING that if Iran strikes any Americans, or American assets, we have targeted 52 Iranian sites (representing the 52 American hostages taken by Iran many years ago), some at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture, and those targets, and Iran itself, WILL BE ...
Tonto Dike faces custody battles as ex husband, reportedly threatens court action over neglect of son
Entertainment

Tonto Dike faces custody battles as ex husband, reportedly threatens court action over neglect of son

Recall, there are reports that the actress is allegedly stuck in Dubai, leaving her son in the custody of a nanny in Abuja. According to IG blogger, Kemi Ashefon, Tonto’s ex husband, Churchill is heading to court again, over the custody of their child, King Andre, since Tonto who is still in Dubai,have reportedly neglected their son and has allegedly been using money meant for their son’s upkeep. Indeed, it’s a tough time for Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh. If only she hadn’t gone to Dubai! The actress, who is becoming calmer on social media lately, is definitely not having it as rosy as she tries very hard to portray on Instagram. Now with the return of her ‘best friend’, Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky, to Nigeria a few days ago, its obvious the hyper active actress is stuck in Dubai. ...
“I Need A Break And I Don’t Want To Film Anymore” Kourtney Kardashian Threatens To Leave KUWTK And Adds That She’s Not Happy
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“I Need A Break And I Don’t Want To Film Anymore” Kourtney Kardashian Threatens To Leave KUWTK And Adds That She’s Not Happy

Kourtney Kardashian is insisting that she wants to leave the family's reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. In season 17 of KUWTK, the siblings are seen getting into a lot of disagreements as Kourtney struggled with boundaries, while Kim and Khloe complained they had to "pick up the slack" when Kourtney didn’t want to film. Things eventually blew up and their mum, Kris Jenner was forced to suggest they all go to Wyoming to bond. While in Wyoming, as Khloe did the ropes course as part of their outdoor activities as a family, Kourtney picked up a megaphone and started booing her. Khloe then called her a "bully" and a "bit**". In response, Kourtney said: "I feel like I’ve been bullied for the last two years by Kim and Khloé, if I don’t do something that fits their mol...
Sanwo-Olu Threatens To Ban NURTW In Lagos If They Fail To Conduct Themselves
Politics

Sanwo-Olu Threatens To Ban NURTW In Lagos If They Fail To Conduct Themselves

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has threatened to proscribe the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) if the members do not conduct themselves well. The governor said this yesterday on a television programme, where he maintained that his administration was committed to delivering his Greater Lagos vision. Sanwo-olu said, “The NURTW is a national body of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC). It is a registered trade union.“Like other unions, they are under the supervision of the state government. We regulate and supervise them. They would be proscribed if they don’t conduct themselves well.” He said his administration had recorded a lot of achievements in the last 196 days in the area of security, adding that he would stay up late monitoring the security situa...
IPPIS: ASUU Threatens Strike, Warns Against Salary Stoppage
Education

IPPIS: ASUU Threatens Strike, Warns Against Salary Stoppage

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday threatened to mobilise its members for a nationwide strike if the Federal Government stopped the salaries of lecturers for resisting enrolment on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System . The union noted that its experts had designed a “ unique prototype of the IPPIS for the university system named , University Transparency and Accountability Solution, which it urged the Federal Government to implement in universities instead of the IPPIS . The ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi , stated this in Abuja at a press conference on the outcome of the National Executive Council meeting of the union held at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, between December 7 and 8, 2019 . Ogunyemi sa...
ISWAP Kills 2 Nigerian Soldiers, 1 Policeman, Threatens Army In New Video
Crime

ISWAP Kills 2 Nigerian Soldiers, 1 Policeman, Threatens Army In New Video

A new video dated December 8, showing the execution of two Nigerian soldiers and a policeman has emerged online. In the video which was obtained by Channels Television on Monday, the killing was carried out by masked men believed to be members of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP). Those who were killed were reportedly abducted at a fake checkpoint in Benisheikh, a village seventy kilometers west of Maiduguri, Borno State capital. It is not clear how many people were abducted, but the video only showed three tortured security personnel with their hands tied behind them. They displayed their identity cards and introduced themselves as a mobile police sergeant, as well as a sergeant and a private soldier of the Nigerian Army. However, police and army authoritie...
Court Threatens To Jail DSS DG Over Failure To Release Sowore
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Court Threatens To Jail DSS DG Over Failure To Release Sowore

A federal high court in Abuja has threatened to jail Yusuf Bichi, director general of the Department of State Services (DSS), over the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement, and Olawale Bakare, an activist. Ijeoma Ojukwu, the judge, gave the warning on Monday. The judge had previously issued a “notice of consequences of disobedience of court order” otherwise known as form 48 on the DSS. “Take notice that unless you obey the direction contained in the order of the federal high court of Justice, Abuja made on the 6th November 2019, which ordered you to release the defendants/applicants in suit no: FHC/ABJ/CR/235/2019 forthwith, you will be guilty of contempt of court and will be liable to be committed to prison,” the notice read. “A copy of ...
CBN Ban On OMO Threatens N9.4 Trillion Pension Investment Returns
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CBN Ban On OMO Threatens N9.4 Trillion Pension Investment Returns

The exercise of the discretionary power of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to regulate the economy may soon have a negative impact on the country’s N9.4 trillion pension funds. The CBN had, in a circular signed by its Director, Financial Markets Department, Angela Sere-Ejembi, directed banks to exclude individuals and local corporates from investing in Open Market Operations (OMO) auctions with effect from October 23, this year. The development is expected to drive foreign inflows by restricting individuals and local corporates, leaving only the banks and foreign investors to participate at the auction. Before now, pension fund operators had always invested 70 per cent of the total pension fund in treasury bills, an investment window that has now been shut by the CBN. The...
Shekau Releases Audio Message, Threatens Nigerian Boko Haram Researcher, Bulama
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Shekau Releases Audio Message, Threatens Nigerian Boko Haram Researcher, Bulama

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, on Friday released a new audio message, threatening to attack a UK-based Nigerian lawyer, Audu Bulama Bukarti. Mr Bukarti, an analyst in the Co-Existence team at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, leads the team’s work on sub-Saharan Africa and has studied extremist groups in Africa, particularly Boko Haram, for over a decade. The lawyer focuses on using Islamic religious texts in countering violent ideologies and has authored a paper entitled “Discourses and Constituencies of Boko Haram”, which assembled the main ideological arguments and textual authorities of Boko Haram and led to the adoption of a preaching manual for countering violent extremism in the region. In the 5-minute audio message, entitled ‘Response of Abubakar...
Ferrari Threatens To Sue Designer, Philipp Plein For Advertising His Shoes On His Car
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Ferrari Threatens To Sue Designer, Philipp Plein For Advertising His Shoes On His Car

According to the cease and desist letter that fashion designer Philipp Plein recently received from Ferrari, Ferrari’s lawyers wants him to delete an Instagram post that showed his sneakers on the bonnets of his two parked Ferraris. I mean the one that features a limited edition pair of Plein’s $800-plus PHANTOM KICK$ sneakers sitting atop of Plein’s $350,000-plus(₦127m+) green Ferrari 812 Superfast, with Ferrari’s word mark and legally-protected prancing horse logo front and center. The letter reads: “Ferrari’s trademarks and model cars are associated in your pictures with a lifestyle totally inconsistent with Ferrari’s brand perception, in connection with performers making sexual innuendos and using Ferrari’s cars as props in a manner which is per se distasteful,” “...
RUGA: Umahi Threatens To Sue Pascal Oluchukwu, Gives 7-Day Ultimatum
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RUGA: Umahi Threatens To Sue Pascal Oluchukwu, Gives 7-Day Ultimatum

Ebonyi Governor, Chief David Umahi, yesterday, threatened legal action against Paschal Oluchukwu and his group, Organization of Ebonyi Indigenes in the Diaspora if they failed to apologise to him within seven days over allegation that the state government was considering giving land for RUGA settlement. In a letter signed by the Special Assistant on Media, Francis Nwaze, the governor said the allegations from the group published in some national dailies which was credited to Paschal Oluchukwu was prejudiced and targeted at pitting the people of the state against him and his government. “We would’ve ignored you hoping that you are bereft of fact, but because your glaring prejudice for the government and the good people of Ebonyi State informed your action and for posterity sake, w...
Port Harcourt Serial Killer, Gracious David West Threatens Journalist For Snapping Him, Remanded In Prison
Crime

Port Harcourt Serial Killer, Gracious David West Threatens Journalist For Snapping Him, Remanded In Prison

Gracious David West remanded in prison The state has taken over matter. He has been charged with 10 count charges for murder. He pleaded guilty to 9 and not guilty to 1. According to him,he did not kill the last one at the hotel in Bende street. He only tied her hands and legs because he is a Christian. He also said he was telling the court the truth because he wants to be forgiven. Speaking further, he said his N60,000, necklace and wrist watch are with the police. He pleaded with the court to order the police to give them back to him. His counsel however said he is not guilty. He shocked everybody when he threatened a journalist who was trying to snap him and said.... 'I will scatter your phone if you snap me again'