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Lagos Government Disbands Taskforce

The Lagos State government has placed an indefinite ban on the operations of its enforcement team – called MOT (Ministry of Transportation) Taskforce. Jubril Gawat, a media aide of the governor, made this known in a statement via his Twitter handle on Friday. There has been a series of allegations against some officials of the MOT Taskforce […]

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You May ‘Lose’ In 2023, Wike Tells Atiku

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has asked Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to be mindful of those around him if he wants to win next year’s election. Speaking in Port Harcourt during the inauguration of the Rivers State House of Assembly Quarters by the Speaker of the House […]

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Nigeria Police Dismiss Officer For Checking Commuter’s Phone (Photos)

The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed a police officer, Corporal Opeyemi Kadiri with Force No. 509745, attached to Dolphin Divisional Headquarters, Lagos Police Command for gross misconduct, disobedience to lawful order, and assault on a member of the public captured in a viral video on August 3, 2022. Kadiri, enlisted into the Force on December […]

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Anne Heche Not Expected To Survive, Family Says

American actress Anne Heche, who remains hospitalized after crashing her vehicle into a Los Angeles residence last week, is “not expected to survive,” according to a statement from her family and friends shared with CNN by a representative. “Unfortunately, due to her accident, Anne Heche suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and remains in a coma, […]

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Naira Continues Free Fall Despite EFCC’s Clampdown

Naira fell against the U.S. dollar at both the official and unofficial forex market on Thursday. The domestic currency depreciated 0.29 per cent to close at N430.25 to a dollar at the close of business on Thursday, data from the FMDQ website where forex is officially traded, showed. Before the close of business on Thursday, the […]

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Anyone Who Says Nigeria Is Fine Needs To Be Examined – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that anyone who says Nigeria is fine needs to be examined, noting that the country is not supposed to be where it is at the moment. The former president said this on Wednesday at the Wilson Badejo Foundation 15th Annual Lecture in Lagos. “Nigeria is not where it is […]

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Lagos Couple Seek Help After Losing Four Children

A Lagos couple who lost four of their children to a midnight fire, Chukwudi Micheal and Bolani Micheal, have sought the help of Nigerians. Punch had reported that the fire gutted the couple’s two-room apartment on Tapa Road, Oke-Oko, Isawo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, on June 26. Four children: Jeremiah, 12; Prayer, 18; […]

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Storm Gathering In Nigeria – Charly Boy

Charles Oputa, maverick entertainer and activist popularly known as Charly Boy, has said Nigeria could be doomed if the challenges confronting the nation are not fixed. In a tweet on Wednesday, Charly Boy warned that Nigeria may become a combination of Venezuela, Somalia, Afghanistan and Lebanon if the government fails to resolve issues affecting the […]

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Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By Wife’s Lesbian Lover In Anambra (Photos)

A man identified as ikechukwu Onuma popularly known as Ayaaya Onye-Obodo, has been stabbed to death allegedly by his wife’s lover in Onitsha, Anambra State.  The incident reportedly happened on Monday night, August 8, 2022, at Inland Town, Onitsha.  Details of the incident are still sketchy at the time of filing this report, however, it was gathered […]

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Everyone Has Forgotten What I Am Capable Of Doing – Lukaku

Out of sorts Chelsea forward, Romelu Lukaku, has expressed his displeasure at fans for forgetting his potential as a lethal striker on the pitch. The Belgian dwelled on his torrid time at Stamford Bridge, where he had 32 goals in 104 appearances, despite a positive start to the season. however, he would leave for Inter […]

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Nigerian Government Borrows N2.45tn From CBN Amid Fiscal Risks

The Federal Government’s total borrowing from the Central Bank of Nigeria through Ways and Means Advances rose from N17.46tn in December 2021 to N19.91tn in June 2022. According to data from the CBN, this shows that the Federal Government borrowed N2.45tn from the apex bank within six months. The N19.91tn owed the apex bank by […]

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2023: Wrong Choice Will Consume Nigeria, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday urged Nigerians to make the right choice during the 2023 general elections. He warned that making the wrong choice in the election may consume the nation. Obasanjo spoke as the special guest of honour at the Wilson Badejo Foundation’s 15th annual lecture with the theme, ‘Overcoming the twin challenge […]

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NCC Alerts Nigerians On Damaging Phone, Computer Apps

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has alerted Nigerians about a new malware, (app), which has infiltrated Google play and capable of compromising handset devices and computers. The authorities called it HiddenAds, which can also impact device performance and jeopardize users’ privacy. A statement by the Director of Public Affairs […]

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Insecurity: 2023 Elections Will Hold, Defence Chief Assures Nigerians

Amid the worsening insecurity across the country, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has assured Nigerians that the 2023 general elections will hold. There have been serious concerns by Nigerians as to whether the polls will be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the country as terrorists and bandits keep […]

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Serena Williams Announces Her Retirement From Tennis

Tennis legend Serena Williams announced her retirement in a Vogue article published Tuesday. “I have never liked the word ‘retirement,‘” Williams wrote. “Maybe the best word to describe what I’m up to is ‘evolution.’ I’m here to tell you that I’m evolving away from tennis, toward other things that are important to me.” Williams, who turns 41 next month, has […]

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Some People Mocked Me When I Lost My Son – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said that some people mocked him when he lost his biological son last year. He stated this on Tuesday night during the ongoing 70th Annual Convention of the church along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway monitored by Punch. The programme with the theme, ‘Perfect Jubilee’ began […]

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Former Nigerian Governors Released From Prison (Photos)

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command has released two former governors, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, as well as three others from custodial centres. The Public Relations Officer, FCT command, Chukwuedo Humphrey, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Mr Humphrey said the letter of their release was […]

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Call, Data Costs To Double As Nigerian Government Invokes New Telecom Tax

Call and data tariffs may increase by as much as 100 per cent if plan by the federal government to hike consumption tax on telecom services scales through, Daily Trust can report.   Daily Trust reports that the federal government had recently disclosed plan to implement a 5 percent excise duty tax on telecoms services, increasing the total consumption […]

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