GTBank Fashion Weekend 2019: Get Ready For Africa’s Biggest Fashion Experience

This November, industry leaders, style connoisseurs and fashion enthusiasts from across the globe will converge in Lagos, Nigeria for the 4th edition of the GTBank Fashion Weekend. Holding Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of November 2019 at the GTCentre, Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, the 2-day event will put a spotlight on Africa’s emerging fashion industry whilst showcasing the talent and creativity of indigenous small businesses in the fashion space. Since 2016, the GTBank Fashion Weekend has been at the forefront of promoting enterprise in Africa’s rapidly…

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Multiple reports indicate that  Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru, the paramount ruler of Oniruland has gone to join his ancestors. The 82 year-old king died today. There has been no official confirmation from his palace and his children. According to Yoruba culture, the death of a monarch is not always announced until after some rites are performed. Some of his famous children are Adesegun Oniru, a former commissioner for water infrastructure in Lagos and Tolulope Oniru, the radio presenter popularly known as Toolz. Oba Oniru succeeded his father in 1995, following…

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Buhari: Why I won’t name my successor

President Muhammadu Buhari has given an indication that he is not going to name the person who will succeed him in office in 2023 on completion of his second term. Buhari responded on Tuesday to a request by the Progressive in Academics, who called on him to groom younger Nigerians to succeed him. Receiving members of the group at the State House, Abuja, Buhari noted that dabbling into the issue of succession would only create problems for his administration. The President rather lectured the group, saying that to become a…

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Reps jubilate over Sen. Lawan’s victory

The House of Representatives chamber erupted in massive as news filtered in, that Senator Ahmad Lawan has been elected Senate President. The members-elect had been waiting for the conclusion of the Senate president and deputy Senate president elections before the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Sani-Omolori would move to the House for the speakership and deputy speakership elections. Several members-elect moved to where Mr Femi Gbajabiamila and Mr Idris Wase, candidates of the All Progressives Congress for Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively, were seated to congratulate them on…

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AFCON 2019: HotSports Promise Freebies, Superlative Viewing Experience

The management of HotSports Nigeria Ltd, has promised Nigerians a superlative experience spiced with freebies for viewers for keeping faith with NTA and a fun-filled package comparable to what is available on other networks across the globe. President/CEO of HS Media Group, owners of HotSports brand, Taye Ige spoke at the headquarters of the Nigerian Television Authority in Abuja, at a ceremony heralding the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding appointing HotSports Nigeria Ltd as the “Official Exclusive Marketing Company” of Nigerian Television Authority, for AFCON 2019. Ige noted “it’s…

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Husband kills lover caught in action with wife on matrimonial bed

The life story of Olakitan Balogun came to a tragic end when he was killed by the husband of his alleged lover, Ajibade Olumuyiwa. Olumuyiwa had suspected that Balogun was in a relationship with his wife, Titilayo Olayiwola, and reportedly caught them on Sunday, March 17, 2019 in their (the couple’s) room. The couple lived on Doland Estate, Ajuwon, in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State. Olumuyiwa was said to have hit Balogun’s head against the wall and the man bled to death. The PUNCH had reported on…

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INEC Freezes Okorocha out of senators-elects list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made good it vows not to recognise any result announced under duress as the electoral body freeze Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, out of the International Conference Centre, venue of the Certificate of Returns presentation to Senators-elect of the just concluded 2019 general elections. The Imo state governor, according to the returning officer of the senatorial election in Imo state, Okorocha forced her to announce a wrong result of the election under duress at the instance of Okorocha. Okorocha’s name was conspicuously missing…

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INEC dump Adebutu out of Ogun governorship race

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) has said any Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member in Ogun State campaigning for an elective position without being on the candidates’ list released by the electoral umpire “is on his or her own” as the body has nothing to do with such. Mr. Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner for Information, Media and Voter Education, said this while featuring on Citizens’ Forum, a programme aired by the Rock City 101.9 FM, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu, a member of the House of…

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Bill to criminalise estimated billing passes third reading at House of Reps

A bill for an Act to amend the Electric Power Reform Act to prohibit and criminalise estimated billing by the Electricity Distribution Companies has passed third reading in the House of Representatives. The House unanimously voted in favour of the bill when it was put to voice vote by the Deputy Speaker, Yussuf Lasun (APC-Osun), at the plenary on Tuesday. The bill, which was sponsored by the Leader of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), had scaled public hearing on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. NAN recalls that at the public hearing,…

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Pics: How Ex CDS, Badeh was assassinated

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the murder of ex-chief of Defense Staff, Alex Badeh. A statement issued by the Air Force Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said that the ex-service chief who was attacked while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road died from gunshot wounds. ‪It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce the unfortunate demise of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh, who died today, 18 Dec 18, from gunshot wounds sustained when his vehicle…

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A Fool At 40: He drank battery water after catching infidel wife with concubine

A 40-year-old man, Reggies Chiyanike, is now battling for his life after he took car battery water upon discovering his wife with a lover. It was reported that this is the second time that Chiyanike was consuming battery water after discovering his wife’s infidelity. According to iHarare, Chiyanike’s wife cheating is well known to family and friends. A relative of Chiyanike, who declined to be named said, “The wife is unfazed by the countless suicide threats by the husband and continues to cheat. In fact, her cheating has become more…

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Two married men rape 5yr old girl, remanded in Prison

A Lagos magistrate court has ordered that two middle-aged men; Felix Omenihu, 46 and Rotimi Amodu, 39, be remanded in prison custody for raping a 5-year old girl on the same day. The incident happened at No. 3 Vincent Street in Shomolu area of Lagos where they reside with the victim’s parents. The defendants were arrested and charged before the court for defilement and were remanded in prison pending an advice on the case from the office of the state DPP. It was gathered that Felix on his return from…

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Segun Bucknor’s daughter, Tosyn found dead at home

Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, an on-air-personality with Inspiration FM, has died aged 37. Tosyn, as she was popularly known, was found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, a French national, when he arrived at home from work on Monday night. “A graduate of Law from the University of Lagos, Tosyn was born with sickle cell anaemia which prompted her to start These Genes Project to help people with the condition,”. In November 2015, Tosyn and Aurélien Boyer had their traditional wedding, surrounded by family and friends in Lagos, followed by a white…

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Giant Fall! Oshinowo dazes Ashafa out of Lagos East Senate Race

Senator Gbenga Ashafa has lost his bid to return to the Senate, for a third term on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. The 63-year-old senator lost the ticket for Lagos East senatorial district to a four-term House of Assembly member, Bayo Osinowo, according to the results announced on Saturday. The All Progressives Congress Electoral Committee of the National Assembly and State House of Assembly primary elections declared the results. The News Agency of Nigeria reports the primary election, including a repeat of the senatorial primary elections, were held on Friday.…

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Offa Robbery Gang Leaders Confessions: “How Sen. Saraki, Gov. Ahmed, CoS Abdulwahab gave us arms and ammunition

The police have invited the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over the Offa bank robberies on April 5 during which some policemen were killed and millions of naira stolen. He was asked to report to the Force Intelligence Response Team Office at Guzape, Abuja to answer to the allegations reportedly levelled against him by five alleged gang leaders involved in the robberies at First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Ecobank, Zenith, Union Bank and Ibolo Micro-Finance Bank, all in Offa, Kwara State. The alleged gang leaders include Ayoade Akinnibosun, 37; Ibikunle Ogunleye,36; …

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Innoson vs GT Bank: How Industrialist Defrauded Bank And Bullied The EFCC, The Police And Courts With his Political Connections

Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, the Anambra-born industrialist and Chairman of Innoson Nigeria Limited, may have succeeded playing the victim with his arrest, on Tuesday, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC), but there are clear indications that he attempted to defraud Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) through forgery of documents.  Mr. Chukwuma was released on bail on Thursday.  Part of Mr. Chukwuma’s success manifested in his arrest being promoted as an ethnically biased move as well as one to hamper a local industrialist. Social media platforms have continued to fizz with this…

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Atiku’s son remanded for contempt of court

For allegedly disobeying a court order, a son of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been remanded in the transit cell of Tinubu Chief Magistrates Court, Lagos. Aminu Atiku being led to the transit cell by a Prisons official Aminu Atiku allegedly disobeyed an order made by Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye on October 11, over the custody of a 6-year-old Amir Abubakar, whom he allegedly took away from the custody of his estranged wife, Fatimo Bolori. In the said order in which NewsmakersNG has a copy, Chief Magistrate Ayeye had…

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Prez. Buhari may return any moment

ABUJA—AMIDST increasing co the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari, indications emergesterday, of his imminent return to the country, having reportedly finished with the extended medical tests his United Kingdom-based physicians ran on him. The latest public declaration that the President is in fine  was given by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and Speaker Yakubu Dogara who, in separate tweets, acknowledged that the President is in fine shape Also yesterday, a very close associate of the president, who had been in close touch with people around him, confirmed the positive…

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KWSG signs agreement for Operation “Light Up Kwara’

The Kwara State Government has signed a technical agreement with two firms, Riccofortezza Steven Energy Limited and Rubited Power Limited for the implementation of operation Light-Up Kwara (LUK), an innovative solar-powered streetlight project.   Speaking during the signing on Wednesday at the Government House, Ilorin, the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed said that the streetlight project will enhance security, create jobs, boost businesses, facilitate technology/skill transfer and ensure extended commerce hours for traders.   The governor added that LUK will herald the beginning of a green economy in Kwara State.…

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APC Caucus sacks Ndume as Senate Leader

The All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate has sacked Senator Ali Ndume as the Senate Leader. In Ndume’s place, Senator Ahmad Lawan has been chosen. The decision to sack Ndume was contained in a letter to the Senate by the APC caucus on Tuesday. But Ndume, who was not at plenary when the decision was announced, expressed shock at the development. He said he was not consulted. He told newsmen after plenary: “I don’t know whether I have been removed as the Senate Leader. “This announcement came to me…

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Solid Mineral Sector generates N2bn in 2016- Fayemi

The solid minerals sector in Nigeria added N2.0billion (about $6.56million) to the purse of the Federal Government in 2016. The Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, made the disclosure on Monday while presenting the ministry’s 2016 scorecard at a session in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Dr. Fayemi also revealed that the revenue projection for 2017 was set at over N3.0billion, representing a growth of about 50 percent. He explained that the revenue generated in 2016 was only from royalties, which he said was not a true reflection of…

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Change Begins with Me: Prez. Buhari to cut down of Presidential fleet

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally resolved to reduce the number of aircrafts in the Presidential fleet in a bid to cut government expenditure. There are currently 10 aircrafts in the presidential fleet. The country however has no national airline. A technical committee has already been formed to determine the fate of the presidential fleet. President Buhari, during his campaign, promised to cut down the fleet which he said was draining the government’s purse. The fleet includes a Boeing Business Jet, Gulfstream aircraft, Falcon, Hawker Series, Augusta and helicopters. The current…

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KWSG losses over N400m to illegal recruitment

Kwara State Government has lost over N400m since 2014 due to illegal recruitment of 516 employees by the State Teaching Service Commission. This is part of the findings of an Administrative Panel of Enquiry instituted by the state Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed on the illegal recruitment into the Kwara State Teaching Service Commission. The Chairman of the Panel, Alhaji Yusuf Kawu Daibu, while presenting the panel’s report to the State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed said the panel discovered that the State Teaching Service Commission illegally employed 965 employees instead of…

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Gov. Ambode commissions first medical helipad in Nigeria at Lasuth

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday 11th August, 2016 commissioned the first state-owned Helipad for medical emergencies in Nigeria at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, adding that the upgrading of the 247-bed and five Theatre Suits for pregnant women, popularly called Ayinke House, would be ready for use by 2017. Governor Ambode, who also inspected medical facilities at the LASUTH complex, said as part of efforts to transform the health sector in the State for optimal performance, the Bola Tinubu Health and Diagnostic Centre will…

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Access Bank upgrades to Pay With Capture 5.0

Determined to make its digital banking application fast, convenient and hassle-free, Access Bank Plc has refreshed the revolutionary lifestyle solution, PayWithCapture to a more illimitable version. Restructure Nigeria now before it is too late! Click here to sign the petition The latest version, PayWithCapture 5.0, according to a statement from the bank yesterday, comes with additional features that enable customers to transfer funds from any bank account (one or more) to any bank account or phone number and email addresses. PayWithCapture 5.0 has also expanded to the web for users…

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Artificial Intelligence meets banking as ChatPay debuts in Nigeria

The over 100 billion daily active users on Facebook, twitter, WeChat, Skype and Telegram can now experience the ease of performing their financial transactions directly from these platforms with the aid of the recently introduced solution, ChatPay. Never before experienced and a major leap in innovative banking solutions, ChatPay uniquely allows everyone with a social media account to conduct various transactions from the comfort of their homes, offices or wherever they are located. Uniquely different from almost similar applications, ChatPay is built on the artificial intelligence structure which allows it…

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Access Bank wins 2016 Euromoney ‘Best Bank Transformation’ Award

Nigeria’s top tier lender, Access Bank Plc has just received the award for ‘Africa’s Best Bank Transformation’ in the Euromoney 2016 Awards for Excellence. The award was in recognition of the Bank’s progress in the enhancement of its operations through its ‘Winning with Service’ initiative, as well as commitment to raising the standards of customer experience through its digital banking strategy. The Africa’s Best Bank Transformation award is one of the new categories launched this year to reflect the changing nature of the global banking industry, and Access Bank is…

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Code Camp Africa to teach teens how to code and create apps

We are preparing our teens to use technology to solve problems, firm says Four major firms are partnering in a five-year summer development programme that aims to teach teenagers computer programming, coding and app development. The initiators say they would be grooming manpower for an ICT-rich future in Africa. Technology capacity development company, Code Camp Africa, would run the summer skills acquisition programme at Lekki, Lagos. It hopes to teach the youngsters coding, the computer language used to develop apps, websites and software. The programme would commence on July 25…

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NSDC boss promises total war against Vandals and other criminality activities

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps NSCDC Alhaji Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has promised total war against Vandals and other criminality activities in the nation, he also re-Echoes robust welfare package for personnel as he marks his first year in office. Gana, disclosed this at the prayer session organized in his honour by  members of his organisation where he render his account of stewardship, plans and programmes for the corps and the nation. Reiterating his commitment and readiness to move the corps to an enviable height with qualitative…

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@2016 CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA CASHLESS CARD EXPO AFRICA’S OPENING CEREMONY, DINNER/AWARDS.

  Multi-Award winning broadcaster and pundit for the African Oil/Gas Council cum NewsCaster was official anchor for the opening ceremony/plenary sessions of the CBN Cashless Card expo Africa forum held at eko hotels and suites, Lagos. The event had the major industry players interacting with More than 1,000 Nigerians on the future of e-commerce and retail payment. The dinner ceremony was well attended by notable personalities in Nigeria’s financial and business institutions including the Deputy Governor, Operations of The Central Bank of Nigeria. Wofai Samuel as usual brought in a…

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EFCC traces N2.5B to ex- Aviation Minister Stella Oduah’s Housemaid’s Account

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have discovered the sum of N2.5 billion in a bank account opened in the name of a housemaid to former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, who is now a senator representing Anambra State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Two senior EFCC sources told our correspondent that the bank account and its huge deposits had been opened and operated without the knowledge of the former minister’s housemaid. “Senator Oduah apparently opened the account with her housemaid’s name, image, and details without…

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BUA boss, Abdulsamad Rabiu in forex round-tripping, tax evasion scam

Former employees of Nigerian conglomerate, BUA Group, have called on the federal government to investigate the company over its alleged indulgence in foreign exchange (forex) round tripping and tax evasion. The group of disengaged employees of the company also, last week, crippled the Victoria Island Head office of the company, over alleged unpaid benefits following the sale its subsidiary to Olam Group. The protesting former workers of BUA led by one Akasan Sylvester, accused the company Chief Executives, Mr. Abdulsamad Rabiu, of active involvement in illegal diversion of Nigeria’s scarce foreign exchange. According to them,…

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Female genital mutilation: We will purnish offenders- Gov. Ajimobi

The Oyo state governor “Abiola Ajimobi has warned that the state government will not hesitate to bring the full force of the law to bear on anyone who is found guilty of any acts of mutilation and harmful traditional practices against women. The governor in his keynote address at the high level meeting on female genital mutilation held at the western hall sectariat,Ibadan said the elimination of female genital mutilation is a specific target under goal five of the Sustainable Development Goals and all requisite laws and policies will be…

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Photos: Solid minerals’ minister, Dr. Kayode Fayemi visits bitumen bearing communities, presents samples to Gov. Mimiko

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, examining sample of bitumen scooped from a site in Agbabu, in Odigbo Local Government Area, during a working visit to bitumen bearing communities in Ondo State… Ondo State Governor, Dr Rahman Mimiko, being presented a copy of the Mining Roadmap by the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, during the minister’s working visit to Akure…

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Nigerian Breweries to consolidate brand leadership

Nigerian Breweries Plc, the first and foremost brewer in Nigeria, has reiterated commitment to sustaining its position as the leading beverage company in Nigeria. The Managing Director of the company, Mr. Nicolaas Vervelde stated this at a pre-Annual General Meeting, AGM interaction with financial journalists in Lagos on Thursday. Vervelde explained that favourable demography, growing middle class and rising urbanisation made the market look attractive for the company’s brands despite the current purchasing power challenges. He expressed optimism that the company would maintain its leadership position in the industry with…

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See salaries and allowances of Nigerian Senators

If you don’t understand why those who are in Abuja don’t want to return and those who want to go are doing so at all cost, look at this information. SPECIAL REPORT: SALARY OF NIGERIAN SENATORS. After reading through this Special Report, any shred of doubt in the reader’s mind that Nigeria is doomed and heading for a headlong, downward plummeting will simply dissipate. The details of the remuneration of an average Nigerian Senator is detailed below: * Basic Salary (B.S) – N2,484,245.50 * Hardship Allowance (50% of B.S) –…

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How Sen. Danjuma Goje and Amaechi’s feud led to ommission of Calabar rail project

Vanguard learnt yesterday, that besides geopolitical interests, the removal of the Lagos – Calabar rail project from Budget 2016 was done partly to spite Amaechi supposedly for distancing himself from his former colleagues in the Senate, notably senators Bukola Saraki and Danjuma Goje. “Amaechi was told by associates in the Senate that Goje was not happy with him and that he had teamed up with the Buhari people against his former colleagues in the Governors’ Forum,” a Presidency official conversant with the issue said. The source further revealed that on…

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How APC’s internal crisis caused budget brouhaha

Meanwhile, fresh insights into how political infighting in the All Progressives Congress, APC, and ego by senior officials of the National Assembly led to the extraction of the Lagos – Calabar rail project and other key infrastructure projects of the administration from budget 2016 have been unveiled. At the centre of the controversy, yesterday, were the chairmen of Senate and House of Representatives committees on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje and Abdulmumin Jibrin. The reports of the two committees on Land Transport, Vanguard learned, contained proposals for the Lagos – Calabar…

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Olatunde Ayeni’s ntel rolls out in Lagos and Abuja

ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE network has announced the commencement of its phased and paced commercial operations with bumper offers for early bird Pioneers and data users. The first 100,000 to redeem and activate their ntel SIMs will get free on-net calls for life while data subscribers will get 3 months unlimited data usage on select bundles.. In a statement published on the ntel website www.ntel.com.ng, Kamar Abass, CEO at ntel said “I am delighted to be writing to you, on behalf of the staff and directors of NatCom, with…

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ELATED NIGERIAN BREWERIES MANAGING DIRECTOR DANCES AT DISTRIBUTOR AWARD

After a fulfilling and rewarding business relationship in 2015, brewing giant, Nigerian Breweries last weekend in Lagos, rewarded its distributors and trade partners spread across the country. Hubert Eze, the company’s Sale Director who thanked the trade partners for staying with the company, explained that the award, which was  preceded by a Distributors Business Meeting, was conceived to recognize and reward the excellent performance of the company’s distributors and transporters for the year 2015. The award ceremony, he added, also provided the platform to evaluate the previous year’s business performance…

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Tambuwal announces N1m prize for cleanest district, outlaws lodging in hotels without valid identification

As part of measures to enhance cleanliness and preservation of the environment, Sokoto State Government has introduced a monthly incentive of one million Naira to any district adjudged to be the cleanest in the state. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal disclosed this Saturday at the flag off of the state’s special environmental sanitation programme in Sokoto. He said the incentive is one in a series of efforts lined up by the government to protect the health of the citizenry. According to him, Sokoto will observe environmental sanitation every Saturday for one…

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Breaking news: NAFDAC Boss, Paul Orhii in EFCC net

After series of allegations of fraudulent practices in the media, National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC’s Director-General, Dr. Paul Orhi, has been arrested by anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The NAFDAC boss is presently being questioned by EFCC detectives for allegedly awarding huge contracts to companies in which he has interests among other allegations of gross abuse of office. The amount involved, according to EFCC sources, is hundreds of millions of Naira. EFCC sources told www.infinitylive.com.ng that Dr. Orhi arrived the EFCC’s headquarters…

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Alfa, Prophetess Defraud New Generation Bank Staff of $30,000, Suspect Says: They Came For Money Rituals

LAGOS—Two staff of a new generation bank (names withheld), simply identified as Temitope and Yusuf, have been allegedly defrauded by an Alfa and a prophetess, identified as Mubarak Abdulahi and Bola Ojo, respectively, in Lagos. It was gathered that Temitope, a marketer with the bank, met one Ajibola who introduced himself to her as the aide of a renowned politician. He furthered told her to assist him with the exchange of $30,000 and asked her to bring the money to another bank and collect the naira equivalent. She agreed after…

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Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee Strips Kunle Kalejaiye of SAN Rank

Nigeria’s Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee has stripped a lawyer, Kunle Kalejaiye, of his rank as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). The stripping is one of several disciplinary measures against Mr. Kalejaiye. Mr. Kaleijaye was the Nigerian lawyer caught exchanging text messages with an election tribunal judge, Thomas Naron, during the election litigation between former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola of Osun State and the state’s current governor, Rauf Aregbesola. Mr. Kalejaye had faced an inquiry into his unethical conduct since 2008 when a series of text messages between him and the…

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BURUJI KASHAMU THREATENING SUICIDE

During an exclusive interview with SaharaTV, Austin Oyinokor, the Media Adviser to Senator-Elect Buruji Kashamu, said that Mr. Kashamu said he wanted to kill himself only to prevent getting arrested.   Senator-Elect Kashamu has been accused by the United States of trafficking drugs through Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in the 1990s, and has placed an extradition order to the Nigerian government for his arrest, according to reports. Mr. Kashamu was held for several years in the United Kingdom on related charges, however he was released. Mr. Kashamu has repeatedly denied…

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BREAKING NEWS: NDLEA SURROUNDS BURJI KASHAMU’S LEKKI HOME

About fifty stern-looking and heavily armed officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have surrounded the Lekki, Lagos premises of the Senator-elect for Ogun East, Prince Buruji Kashamu. The NDLEA operatives arrived at the PDP chieftain’s home in the wee hours of today (Saturday), with the sole aim of extraditing him to the United States of America later today, to answer drug-related charges proffered against him. -SOURCE UPSHOT NEWS

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Gen. Buhari will be president for all – Tambuwal

The Speaker, House of Representatives and Governor-elect of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwa, on Sunday, said that the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, would not discharge his duties based on party affiliation. Tambuwal, who was reacting to statements that the former military Head of State would only focus his attention on the All Progressives Congress, on whose platform he was elected, said Buhari was elected as President for all Nigerians. The Speaker stated this at Opoji, Edo State, shortly after receiving a traditional title, Onosejile (Godsent) of Opoji kingdom by the Onojie…

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PDP crumbles in Ondo State as ex guber candidate Olusola Oke leads core loyalists and founding members decamp to APC

The coffin of the ailing and distablised PDP was final laid to rest today as CHIEF OLUSOLA OKE the 2012 PDP flagbearer & one time National Legal Adviser of the party with over 35 heavy weight politicians defected to the APC and depleted to zero level the ranks of the umbrella party in Ondo State. It was carnival like event today at Akure the Ondo State capital as the entire political foundation of the PDP in the entire state as OKE trow the last spanner to the Iroko political wheel.…

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How and why Prez. Jonathan conceded Presidential Election Victory to Gen. Buhari

As Nigerians and the international community continue to praise President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat to his main challenger, Muhammadu Buhari, in the March 28 presidential election, PREMIUM TIMES has received exclusive details of how the president took the decision of making the historic concession telephone call to Mr. Buhari. Reliable officials, knowledgeable about the drama that unfolded at the presidential villa that March 31, said Mr. Jonathan was pulled by two contending forces: loyalists who kept pressuring him to concede defeat and congratulate Mr. Buhari, and hawks who insisted…

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Ogun ‘OC Robbery’ Dies In Mysterious Car Crash

Buried In ijebu -Ode The head of operations of the anti-robbery squad of the Ogun State Police Command, Folahan Ogunkoya, at the weekend died in a mysterious ghastly auto crash. The accident occurred at Asu Village along Sagamu/Abeokuta Expressway in Abeokuta at about 4.00 p.m. on Saturday shortly after he finished watching a football match. The 41-year-old Superintendent of Police was driving to Ijebu-Ode in his Honda Accord (EOD) car with registration number Lagos MZ 717 AAA, when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle, resulting in an explosion. The…

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