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Mustapha Afeez Olasunkanmi is a trained broadcast journalist with a special love for writing. His passion is to become a renowned writer and broadcaster within the shortest time possible. He has written a good number of articles, hosted a few online tv programmes and is the current Brands & Products editor at NAIJAHITZ MEDIA CONSULT.
Founder of Omega World Global Ministries, Pastor Enoch has been arrested after he buried his wife in a shallow grave. We gathered that Pastor Enoch who hails from Abia State killed his wife and buried her for two weeks in a shallow grave in Ikot Abia community, Okon Clan, Eket LGA in Akwa Ibom state. Speaking to us, an eyewitness said...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned five management staff of the state Primary Staff Pension Board for allegedly diverting N553.985,644.1. The money was meant for the payment of retired teachers’ gratuities and pension. The staff include, Abubakar Aliyu, Hassana Moyi, Haliru Ahmad, Kabiru Ahmad and Dahiru Muhammad Isa who are Secretary, Director of Finance and Supply, deputy Director...
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams has sent a letter to the global community, seeking their intervention in the ongoing killings and kidnappings in Nigeria. The letter titled, ‘Urgent Need To Stop Killings By Fulani Herdsmen In Yorubaland’, was addressed to Secretary-General, United Nations; Chairperson of the African Union; Secretary of State, the United States; British Foreign Secretary;...
A re-election campaign poster of LCDA Chairman, Hon. Kayode Omiyale has got people talking online. His big campaign banner was spotted in an area where lack of an ordinary drainage system causes flood. You were in the office for 4months and your local community area is like this. That one no even pain me, the fact that he has the mind to contest for...
Instagram Actress Etinosa Idemudia and popular relationship expert, Joro Olumofin engaged in a drag session today. The faceoff was incited by Etinosa’s comment on Actress Toni Tones post on LIB Instagram page , of a lady narrating how her husband sleeps with their male and female house helps. Etinosa who was in the comment section of the post had written...
A final year student of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Omotoke Suliyat is dead. It was gathered that the HND2 student of the Marketing Department reportedly slumped In the bathroom and was immediately rushed to Hope Hospital at Adigbe where she was confirmed dead on Sunday, June 13. The Speaker of Students’ Representative Council (SRC), Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Rt. Hon. Yusuf Olatunji Mogaji, who confirmed...
Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Joseph Egbonike, on Tuesday, said about N114,290 000 million out of N360 million bribe for the 2016 bye-election results allegedly offered by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to 23 staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been recovered. The DIG of Police appeared before the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on...
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 15-year-old boy be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly killing a female student. The police charged the minor with murder. Dehinde Dipeolu, the magistrate, who did not take the plea of the minor, ordered that he be remanded for 30 days in the Boaster Home Correctional Centre pending legal advice from...
Ceo of IPI solutions and the owner of the dysfunctional Crowee app’s Instagram account has been suspended for violation of an Instagram policy. This is coming a day after his Crowee app was flagged down by Google Playstore for copyright violation and poor ratings by Nigerians. See his post below:
The Federal Government has revealed that Twitter rejected its request to take down the account of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The country’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, stated this while speaking on “Politics Nationwide”. Mohammed said it was unfair to conclude that Twitter was suspended in the country because President Muhammadu Buhari’s message was deleted. He...
Nigeria has lost N24.72billion ($60.14million) in ten days to the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, ban in Nigeria, according to NetBlocks Cost of Shutdown Tool. Nigeria loses N102.9million ($250,600) every hour due to the Twitter ban that took effect on June 5, 2021. Recall that the Minister of information and Tourism, Lai Mohammed, had earlier this month announced the indefinite...
The Oyo State Government on Tuesday said it has commenced evacuation of beggars in some parts of Ibadan, the state capital. The government noted that the evacuation of the beggars from the Jemibewon area to a resettlement facility in Akinyele started on Tuesday. Our correspondent learnt that beggars had over the years been living around shanties on Jemibewon Road in the...
The President Buhari’s administration has borrowed $2.02bn as loans from China from 2015, data obtained from the Debt Management Office on Monday showed. According to the statistics obtained from the DMO, Nigeria’s total debt from China as of June 30, 2015, stood at $1.38bn. However, as of March 31, the country’s debt portfolio from China had risen to $3.40bn. According to the...
Nigerians on social media are rejoicing as Adamu Garba’s Crowwe application has been removed from the Google Play store days after the Twitter ban in Nigeria. The Crowwe app which has been described as an Instant messaging and financial transaction app that comes with a digital wallet that helps to transfer and receive money while chatting has gotten one of...
Younger Brother of Nigeria’s most famous comedian, Yomi Casual was involved in a Ghastly Car accident last night on the island on his way home. The Father of two took to his Instagram page this morning to share the news with the caption, ONI DURO MI ESE O!. From the Pictures of the accident, One can see that it was all...
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Afolabi, a 67-year-old man from Saki, Oyo State, said after killing Onche, Akpan offered him N5m to silence him but said he was only given N50,000. Rafiu Afolabi, a native doctor, has narrated how Christopher Akpan, the fiancé of an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Josephine Onche, allegedly killed the woman for money ritual, The PUNCH...
The ex-military leader, who joined the Army over 55 years ago, also restated his commitment to defending Nigeria’s corporate existence. Nigeria’s number one man, President Muhammadu Buhari, said he was prepared to lay down his life for Nigeria the day he joined the Nigerian Army. Buhari spoke on Saturday morning during his June 12 Democracy Day Broadcast. The ex-military leader, who joined...
The election, adjudged to be the most peaceful, credible and fair in the history of the country, was annulled by the military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. It will be recalled that the former President of NIgeria, Olusegun Obasanjo in April 2021 blamed the annulment of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election adjudged to have been won by...
Nigerian muslims hoping to make the 2021 Hajj should forget about it as the Saudis have extended their ban due to COVID-19. Saudi Arabia announced today that no more than 60,000 pilgrims would perform the Hajj in July. And all of them will be residents of the the Kingdom. Saudi Press Agency quoted the kingdom’s Haj and Umrah Ministry as making the...
Dorsey’s tweet, which was posted hours to the ongoing nationwide protests in Nigeria, has since attracted thousands of retweets. Jack Dorsey, the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, on Saturday, tweeted the green-white-green Nigerian flag as the West African country marked its 2021 Democracy Day. He made the tweet at exactly 12am Nigerian time. Dorsey’s tweet, which was posted hours to the ongoing...
Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde has arrived the venue of the viral June 12th democracy day protests ongoing all over the country. Makinde shocked protesters when he drove himself to the venue with little security to address them. Clad in a brown attire, Makinde emerged amidst cheers and loud praises. See photos below:-
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration has lifted 10.5 million people out of poverty. The President, in his speech ahead of the Democracy Day Celebration today June 12, listed farmers, small-scale traders, artisans, market women among the class of persons whose lives have improved under him. Buhari stated that this is in line with his promise of lifting 100 million persons...
President Muhammadu Buhari has suggested a way forward on how to solve the malignant problem of corruption in Nigeria. Mr Buhari who spoke during an interview on NTA on Friday night said that the country needs ‘special courts’ to fight corruption. “We will need special courts. You develop terms of reference for them, you bring charges, immediately people are put before that court and...
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Up to $400 billion in COVID unemployment relief was stolen – and more than half that cash was funneled to criminals in Russia, China and Nigeria, it was claimed. The United States lost as much as 50% of all unemployment relief, as much as $400 billion, through fraudulent claims, Blake Hall told Axios. Hall is the CEO of ID.me, a company...
Central Bank of Nigeria has condemned the rate at which Nigerians mutilate, deface, squeeze and even spray and sell the naira notes. The apex bank threatened that “abuse of the currency attracts a penalty not less than 6 months or a fine, not less than N50,000 or both.” Assistant Director at the Currency Operations Dept, Aladeen Badajo said this Thursday...
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has disclosed that a second Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination may be conducted in 2021 for candidates with genuine registration hitches. Oloyede, made this known on Wednesday in Lagos while monitoring the profiling of candidates facing registration challenges for the 2021 UTME. “So far, we have just 17, 758...
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the upward review of Police salaries and benefits. He confirmed this while during a one-day visit to Lagos State on Thursday, where he inaugurated various projects. “We are currently recruiting 10,000 new police officers to reinforce our personnel capacity across the country. “In addition, I have directed the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission to carry out...
According to Debt Management Office (DMO), Nigeria’s total public debt stock jumped year-on-year (y-o-y) by 15.64% to N33.11 trillion as at March 2021 (from N28.63 trillion as at March 2020). The y-o-y increase in the country’s total public debt stock was chiefly due to a 24.86% rise in external debt to N12.47 trillion (or USD32.86 billion at N379.50/USD) as at...
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, explained yesterday that the Federal Government was not after Nigerians tweeting from anywhere in the world but those who aid and abet Twitter to circumvent the ban slammed on it earlier this week. He also assured that the government was not after any religious leader for tweeting. It will...
A medieval combat enthusiast has been given four months in jail after he admitted slapping French President Emmanuel Macron. Damien Tarel told the court it was an act of impulse, but the prosecutor said it was a “deliberate act of violence”. The court heard that Tarel subscribed to right-wing or far-right politics and was close to the yellow-vest movement. President Macron said...