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January 18, 2018 2:52 PM Reekado Banks In Police Palava

According to reports, Marvin Star Reekado Banks is in a messy situation with the Ogba state police command in Lagos. LIB reports that the singer collected money (Two Million Naira) to perform at a wedding in Benin City but he failed to show up. After the wedding, Uwa Idahosa (an OAP and comedian) who contracted Reekado Banks to perform at the wedding 18

January 17, 2018 2:01 PM EFCC releases former Plateau governor, Jang on bail

A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, who was detained for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been released on administrative bail. Mr. Jang was earlier probed by a committee set up by his successor, Simon Lalong, claiming the former governor misappropriated billions of naira. A media aide to Mr. Jang, Clinton 21

January 14, 2018 6:56 PM Ondo monarch cries out over alleged assassination attempt

The Ogeleyinbo of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Micah Ajijo, has raised the alarm over an alleged plan to assassinate him, his family members and his supporters. The monarch is fingering one Prophet Oluwambe Ojagbohunmi as the mastermind of the alleged assassination attempt. The monarch, who spoke through the community 18

January 12, 2018 11:25 AM Nigeria ended 2017 with 101,695 domain names

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country’s domain registry as at 2017, up from 76,907 names recorded in 2016. The President of NIRA, Mr. Sunday Folayan, made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday. Folayan said that in December 21

January 11, 2018 2:53 PM New minimum wage should be at least N50,000 – Muslim group tells Buhari

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the readiness of the Buhari’s administration to increase workers’ minimum wage. Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC Director, in a statement, lamented that the average Nigerian worker is deliberately impoverished by ​elected leaders. ​”​Yet on top of this economically gloomy scenario, prices of goods and services 35

January 10, 2018 1:01 PM Nigerian government demolishes Don Waney’s mansion in Rivers [PHOTOS]

The Federal Government has demolished a multi-million naira mansion belonging to the slain Niger Delta militant and notorious kidnapper, Don Waney. The mansion located at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, was demolished on Tuesday morning. According to Punch, the house was bulldozed under the watch of heavily-armed security agents 17

January 9, 2018 7:31 PM Naira inches to N361 per dollar

The Nigerian currency, Naira was sold at N361.5 to the Dollar at the parallel market on Tuesday while the Pound Sterling and the Euro sold at N475 and N420 respectively. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira traded at N362 to the Dollar, slightly lower than the parallel market rate, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N475 and N420. The New Agency 17

January 6, 2018 8:48 AM WAEC reacts to increment of registration fee

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has reacted to the reports on social media that it has increased its registration free from N13, 950 to N30, 000. The exam body said it did not at any point hike its fee as widely being speculated. WAEC was reacting to an inquiry by one Lagos driver @lagosuber on Twitter who wrote: “So @waecnigeria form cost 30k now. “This girl here wants 28

December 27, 2017 4:44 PM Reno Omokri rubbishes presidency’s vow to stop fuel importation in 2019

Reno Omokri, former presidential aide, has lambasted the Presidency for saying Nigeria will stop importing fuel by 2019. He wondered how fuel importation will stop when President Muhammadu Buhari has not built or repair a single refinery since assuming power. On Twitter, Omokri urged Nigerians to ask Buhari if he has been able to fulfil his promises 26

December 21, 2017 9:28 AM FRSC reveals new fine to be slammed on traffic offenders

Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has revealed that traffic offenders would be compelled to pay one hundred thousand naira as penalty for a traffic offence. Oyeyemi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Nigeria Road Safety Strategy 19