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Falana kicks against Tinubu’s planned implementation of Oronsanye Report, says its outdated
While applause has trailed the decision of President Bola Tinubu to a fully implement the 12-Year-old Steve Oronsanye-led committee’s report, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has toed a different direction. He described the report as outdated and that it won’t cut cost of governance. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by President Bola Tinubu had on Monday approved the full implementation...
Abuja court frowns at incessant delays in trial of anti-Tinubu air passenger, Uja
A Federal Capital Territory Magistrate Court sitting at Zuba has frowned at the incessant adjournments and delays in the trial of an anti-Tinubu air passenger, Barrister Obiajulu Hansel Uja, for criminal offense. Uja, an ‘Obidient supporter’ was arrested in April last year when he caused uproar during an Abuja-Lagos Ibom Air flight with his lone protest and demand that Bola...
Enyimba defender Alalibo seeks positive result against Gombe United
Enyimba defender Somiari Alalibo says the team is desperate for victory ahead of the matchday 22 fixture against Gombe United. The People’s Elephant will face the Savannah Scorpions at the Enyimba International Stadium on Wednesday (today). Alalibo believed that the team would get the maximum points in the game. “It’s going to be a good game and I must confess we’re ready...
“He’s a man of God” – Kwankwaso tells Edo people to vote NNPP gov’ship candidate
Leader of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has urged the electorates in Edo State to vote for the party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship poll scheduled for September. Kwankwaso gave the advice when he presented Certificate of Return to the party’s candidate for the election, Dr Azemhe Azena. The former Kano State governor described Azena as a man...
“I proposed implementation of Orosanye Report” – Peter Obi
Presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the last election, Peter Obi, has applauded President Bola Tinubu for approving the full implementation of the Orosanye Report. In a tweet via his verified X (Twitter) handle on Wednesday, Obi described the move as long overdue adding that it would help reduce the cost of governance. The former Anambra State governor disclosed that...
The president of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo has confirmed that the country’s deal with the International Monetary Fund will remain unaffected despite the change in the office of the finance minister. He said that Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta's reshuffle will not influence the IMF's $3 billion bailout. This is despite the fact that the Finance Minister was a big part...
Senegal's political, religious, and civic leaders have suggested holding presidential elections on June 2 as a solution to the recent weeks of instability in the West African nation. ...
UPDATE: Six Suspects Arrested Following South African Rapper, Aka’s Killing
Six suspects have been arrested in connection with the murders of well-known South African rapper Kiernan Forbes, popularly known as AKA, and his close friend, celebrity chef and entrepreneur Tebello "Tibz" Motshoane.The two were gunned down outside a restaurant in Durban a year ago, in a killing that shocked South Africans. Police said hitmen were paid to target AKA...
‘No Man Abandons His Family Without Good Reasons’ -Nigerian Lawyer, Amaechi
A Nigerian lawyer, Amaechi Emmanuel Nwigwe, has said that no man abandons his family without a good reason.  “No man ordinarily abandons his family. It's either the woman in the house has character issues that chase him away from home, or he is busy hustling for money for the family. Men are good people who take the home very...
Latest CBN News & Dollar to Naira Update Today 28 February 2024 (FX Update , Cement prices, Fuel price)
Latest CBN News & Dollar to Naira Update Today 28 February 2024 can be accessed below. In this latest update on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Dollar to Naira exchange rate for today 28 feb 2024 , we delve into the significant developments affecting the Nigerian economy. From the impact of FX crises , cement prices ,...
CBN Sells $300m to Access, UBA, Zenith, Others, to Boost Naira Value
CBN Sells $300m to Access, UBA, Zenith, Others, to Boost Naira Value The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) continues its efforts to bolster the naira’s value against the US dollar across both official and unofficial markets. One of its recent strategies involves selling dollars to Nigerian banks, aimed at enhancing liquidity in the official exchange markets. This proactive approach has...
Osimhen seeks to locate little boy who went viral for imitating him (Video)
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has shown interest in finding a little fan who went viral for dressing like him and mimicking his mannerisms. In a footage making the rounds online, the boy could be seen rocking a Victor No. 9 jersey and he wore the player’s signature face mask while walking around his neighbourhood with a football in his...
I sold stolen keke napep to fund my music career – Bella Shmurda
Nigerian street musician, Bella Shmurda has opened up on how desperation pushed him into engaging in shady activities during his up-and-coming days. The 28-year-old entertainer revealed that he once stole a tricycle commonly known as keke napep and sold it to fund his music career. Bella Shmurda disclosed this in a new documentary titled ‘Bella Shmurda: Tension in Ibadan 2024’. He...
The Day in Pictures: OPEC Secretary General Haitham AlGhais and NNPC GCEO Mele Kyari Hold Talks at NNPC Towers, Abuja
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Emmanuel Orekoya, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lagos, has been hauled before the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on allegations that he had raped and impregnated his 17-year-old daughter. Persecondnews reports that the Lagos State Government has slammed a two-count charge of illicit sexual intercourse and sexual assault against the defendant. Additionally, it was learnt...
Nigeria’s Senate on Tuesday passed a motion urging the federal government to introduce food stamps strategy as the best interim measure to tackle hunger and starvation in Nigeria. The Senate’s decision was sequel to a motion sponsored by the Senate Chief Whip, Ali Ndume and co-sponsored by Senator Saliu Mustapha. The Red Chamber urged the federal government to introduce the Nigeria...
The Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed concern that “people everywhere are feeling anxious about the future,” a development,  she said,  will be felt at the ballot box this year as 60 countries, home to nearly half of the world’s population, go to the polls. Her concern stemmed from increasing global tensions, higher...
…. says activities to centre on national development By Stella Odueme The Council of Retired Federal Permanent Secretaries (CORFEPS) has unveiled activities to mark its 2024 week holding from March 5th to 7th which it says will be annually celebrated with a focus on national development. CORFEPS, a body duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission, has membership comprising of top civil...
The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) an election observer group has said the recently released report by INEC on the conduct of the 2023 general election is not merely academic; but a call to action for all stakeholders involved in the democratic process, aiming to foster a more robust, transparent, and inclusive electoral environment in the years to come. CTA...
At least 31 dead in bus crash as packed vehicle plunges from bridge into valley after ‘driver lost control’ in Mali
AT least thirty one people were killed when a driver lost control of a packed bus violently flipping it upside down and sending it plunging off a bridge. The bus had been travelling from to Kenieba in Mali, Western Africa, to the neighbouring town of Burkina Faso on Tuesday. mali24At least 31 people have died in a bus crash circledseven.comTen more people...
Incredible moment British-made ASRAAM homing missile blasts Putin spy drone out of the sky in fireball
A RUSSIAN spy drone has been blasted out of the sky by a British-made missile over a city on the frontline of war-torn Ukraine. Incredible footage showed Vladimir Putin‘s ZALA drone, believed to be for reconnaissance, erupt in a fireball and plummet to the ground. East2WestA Russian ZALA ‘reconnaissance drone’ is detected in the sky East2WestThe drone is destroyed with a British...
Wall Street’s next big bet could revolutionize homeownership
It was shortly before Christmas 2021 when Kennis Schummer received a letter that changed his life.Schummer, a 64-year-old jingle writer turned retail manager, had seen the value of his modest ranch-style home near Pensacola, Florida, balloon during the pandemic. Like a lot of homeowners, Schummer was keen to convert some of his theoretical wealth into real cash. His home...
Mark Zuckerberg’s Asia trip is all about making AI friends
Zuckerberg has not been shy in his views about the competition, posting a teardown video to Instagram in which he laid into the Vision Pro for being pricey and uncomfortable, while claiming the "Quest is better for the vast majority of things that people use mixed reality for."Though the Vision Pro isn't expected to generate huge revenues for Apple...
The Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Protection unit team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Oyo State Command have successfully apprehended seven (7) suspects in the offences bordering on Child defilement, Harmful Traditional Practices, Human Trafficking at different locations in the state. CDPRO, Oyo State Command, DSC Samuel Opebiyi disclosed this in. a statement signed and made available...
Seven Month in Office, Borno Senator, Kaka Shehu Lawan Dazzles  1720 Constituents with Items Worth Billions of Naira
Borno Central Senator supports 1,720 constituents with cash incentives and economic empowerment tools worth Billion of Naira to alleviate poverty and cushion the effect of fuel subsidy. Senator Kaka Shehu Lawan  who is representing Borno central under All Progressives Congress APC is a first timer in the Senate Borno State Governor, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum min, fnse on 26th of February...
“If You Were In My Son’s Shoe, Will Your Family Not Ask Questions?” – Mohbad’s Father To Wunmi Over Recent Outburst
Joseph Aloba, the father of late singer Ileriouluwa Oladimeji, best known by his stage as Mohbad, has reacted to his son’s widow wife, Omowunmi’s recent comments. In an Instagram post, Wunmi had revealed details of his death, alleging that bullies in the music industry had prevented her from speaking out about it. The mother of one revealed her helplessness, claiming that...
‘I Told Ajaero States Are Paying Wage Awards, Not Time For Propaganda, Lies’ — Gov. Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Tuesday, posited it is false that no state in the country is paying the wage awards to workers as claimed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). On February 16, the NLC’s National President, Joe Ajaero, declared a two-day nationwide mass protest for February 27 and 28, over the failure of the government to...
Grammy Award winner Tyla has been featured in her first-ever ad campaign for Gap Spring 2024. The debut fashion campaign for GAP's Spring 2024 collection features the South African vocalist for the first time. In the advertisement, she is captured dancing to the tune of Jungle’s Back on 74 while wearing stylish tan cargo pants and a coordinating crop top...
Dumomi the Jig continues on a run of exciting music releases this year as he drops his new single 'Butterfly' to fans' delight. So far, it’s clear that the UK-based Nigerian artist is 100% a complete musician because of his ability to diversify and come through differently with each music release. 'Butterfly' is a high-end vocal rendition of the true feelings...
Timaya Releases Visuals for “Dey Your Dey”
The ‘Egberipapa 1’ of Bayelsa, Timaya, has released the video for his new single “Dey Your Dey,” directed by Director Pink. “Dey Your Dey” is Timaya’s first single of the year, and it was produced by Masterkraft. Listen here Watch the video The post Timaya Releases Visuals for “Dey Your Dey” #Scroll down and hit the Share button- Showcasing Africa to the world....