Monday, 16 October 2017

2019 Election Atiku: Buhari’s govt seals ex-VP Intels office

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The war against former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in the hands of the Buhari led federal government took a new turn on Monday as the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, sealed the headquarters of his company Intels, in Onne, Rivers State.

Ekiminfo gathered that the company was sealed over “unremitted taxes”.

Intels operates in a Free Zone Authority located in Nigeria’s Niger Delta.

FIRS is accusing the oil services company, Intels of operating illegally within the zone.

South Africans mock Nigeria over Zuma’s statue by Imo state governor, Okorocha

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South Africans have reacted to the erected statue of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa by Imo State governor, Rochas Owelle Okorocha.

They took to their social media to lash out their anger on the governor for honouring a man who is facing over 700 cases of corruption charges in his home country.

Most of them insinuated that Nigerians wanted a free pass to import drugs and illegal people into their country, hence the statue.

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Man City move clear of Man United at top, As Chelsea and Arsenal lose

Mancity Tops Premier League Table 
Manchester City continued their high-scoring start to the Premier League season with a 7-2 against Stoke.
City have now scored 29 goals in eight games this season and sit two points clear of nearest rivals Manchester United, who could only manage a 0-0 draw with Liverpool.

I Have Never Stayed For Six Months Without Salary Since I Left School - Senator Ali Ndume

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Suspended Senator Ali Ndume, representing Borno south, said this is the first time in six months that he will not receive salary or allowance, since he graduated from university.
On March 29, Ndume was handed a six-month suspension for “deliberately bringing up an issue that painted the red chamber in bad light”.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Over 20,000 Teachers Failed Primary Four Test in Kaduna

A total 21,780 teachers in Kaduna state have reportedly failed the primary four examination administered to test their competence.
Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, said the teachers were required to pass at least 75% of the test but that two-third of the total number of the teachers failed.

He said a new set of 25,000 primary school teachers would be employed ” as parts of the efforts to restore dignity and quality to its education sector”.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

See why Saraki is Trending: Senate Tries To Declare Saraki As President

Senate President, Bukola Saraki was the number one trending topic on Twitter NG at some point yesterday and he was trending for two (similar) reasons.
Senators on Tuesday had tried to declare him as president of the nation.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Why Aisha Buhari Hurriedly Travelled To London To See The Ailing President’ – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose- buhari and Nigeria Politics
Aisha Buhari’s return to London to see her ailing husband has been said to be an indication that all his not well with President Muhammadu Buhari’s health situation.
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose who said this added that the first lady’s trip confirmed his initial statement that President Muhammadu Buhari was on life support. He said that “it is six days since I addressed the press and today, I still insist that the President is indeed on life-support.”

Ex-Celtel CEO ‘to head Etisalat’ and to be assisted by the outgoing CEO as NCC approves transition plan

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Matthew Willsher, who resigned as CEO of Etisalat Nigeria on Monday, will stay on as special adviser to the new man, Boye Olusanya, TheCable can report.
This is part of the “seamless transition” arrangement brokered by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to keep the mobile network on the path to management stability.
Meanwhile, the NCC, in a statement issued on Tuesday morning, has announced that Etisalat and its creditors “have successfully reached an amicable resolution of key issues pertaining to its indebtedness”, and that “a smooth transitional process is currently ongoing on mutually agreed terms”.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Ex- President Jonathan Was An Exemplary Leader’ -Fani-Kayode Replies Nnamdi Kanu

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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has insisted that former President Goodluck Jonathan was not weak or incompetent adding that Jonathan’s wife, Patience, would have been a better president than her husband.
Recall that on Monday, Nnamdi Kanu had blasted Jonathan calling him a weak and incompetent president.

Davido And Wizkid At War Again - Throw Shades At Each Other

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The alleged rivalry between Wizkid and Davido has existed for a long time and this was intensely fuelled just recently by Wizkid’s new EP.

Wizkidayo wrote: the future you see is better than the footballer you don't.

Davido replied: the footballer that follows you  and you don't see, is better better than the Drake that never came close.

Dangote: Ignore Arewa youth…they are attention seekers

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Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group and Africa’s richest man, has said Nigerians should ignore Arewa youth, who asked Igbo to leave the north in three months.
Speaking in Lekki, Lagos, over the weekend, Dangote said he is bothered about unemployment in Nigeria and the explosion of the country’s population, as a result of poverty.

Earlier, Arewa youth, asked Igbo to leave the north in three months, stating that they were tired of the Nigerian marriage and its “unnecessary baggage”.

China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

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Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands.
The three activists walked out of a police station in Ganzhou, a city in southeastern Jiangxi province, on Wednesday, the final day of their legally mandated 30-day detention period limit.

The activists were working with China Labor Watch, a New York-based group, and were investigating Huajian Group factories in the southern Chinese cities of Ganzhou and Dongguan.

Ex-Minister Of Agriculture And AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina Wins 2017 Nobel Laureate Prize

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Akinwumi Adesina, the president of African Development Bank (AfDB) and a former minister under Jonathan regime, has been named the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.
NAN reports that Adesina, whose name was selected on Monday in Washington DC, becomes the 46th recipient and the sixth African to be so honoured.

The award ceremony would take place on October 19.

Announcing the new laureate, Kenneth Quinn, the president, The World Food Prize, The Hall of Laureates, described Adesina as “someone who grew out of poverty, but whose life mission is to lift up millions of people out of poverty”.

N16bn Apartment Belonging To Diezani Madueke’s Ally, Aluko Put Up For Sale

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Nigerian energy businessman Kola Aluko, declared wanted by the EFCC, has been identified as the owner of Apartment 79, a penthouse apartment in One57, one of New York City’s most expensive residential buildings.
However, the apartment would be sold to the highest bidder by a Luxembourg based Banque Havilland, in a foreclosure auction in July, the New York Post reported.
The penthouse sale is seen as the most expensive foreclosure in New York City.
Aluko, 48, is believed to be hiding out on his yacht, which he rented to Jay Z and Beyoncé in 2015 for $900,000 a week.
The energy businessman, a friend of stars such as Jay Z and Jamie Foxx, has not been seen for a while, which has sparked rumours that he is hiding away on his yacht, which was last registered in the Bahamas in May.
Mr. Aluko was reportedly last seen in Hong Kong in May and his yacht is currently in the Bahamas, according to the report.

Why Arsenal want to sign Monaco livewire Lemar

Why Arsenal want to sign Monaco livewire Lemar

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is hopeful of securing a deal for a player he believes can be the future of French football.

Monaco’s golden generation of young players could be ripped apart this summer if Europe’s elite clubs get their own way.
With Bernardo Silva having already departed for Manchester City, the latest hot prospect courting serious interest from the Premier League is Thomas Lemar, who is poised to join Arsenal.

The 21-year-old winger was plucked from Caen’s academy in 2013, another product of the successful scouting approach which has been spearheaded by Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilev over the past few years.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as manager

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The Eagles have confirmed that the ex-Netherlands international, who previously managed Ajax and Inter, will be their new man in charge
Crystal Palace have announced former Ajax coach and Barcelona player Frank de Boer as their new manager.

Palace have been looking for someone to replace Sam Allardyce, who from retired from football management after guiding the club to Premier League safety in May.

Fayose to Osinbajo, You’re doing your best but it’s not enough

Fayose and Osinbajo

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is doing his best to address some challenges in the country but he needs to put in more efforts.
Alleging that the Igbo have been made to “suffer forever” because of their role in the civil war, Fayose appealed to the federal government to be fair and just to all ethnic groups in the country.
He opposed the main objective of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying secession is not an option.
Read:Why Aisha travelled to see Buhari

Wizkid Wins Best International Act, See Full List Of Winners At The BET Awards 2017


Although she was not present at the event, Beyonce took all the plaudits at the BET Awards 2017 snagging 4 awards for Best Female R&B/Pop artist, Video of the year & Video Director of the year for “Sorry” & Album of the Year.

Remy Ma beat rival Nicki Minaj to the Best Female Hip-Hop artist crown while Migos won the Best Group award and Best Collaboration went to Chance The Rapper & 2 Chainz for “No Problem“.
In the acting categories, Taraji P. Henson won the award for Best Actress, Mahershala Ali won the Best Actor Award while Oscar winning film “Hidden Figures” won the Best Movie Award.

Vote your president out if you are not happy with him – Ooni of Ife message to Nigerians

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The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has told Nigerians to vote out their president, if they are not happy with his administration and retain him if they are pleased with him.
He stated this in an interview aired on The Osasu Show.

Rapper Sauce Kid Will Spend Two Years In Prison

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Nigerian talented rapper, Saucekid whose real name is Babalola Falemi, (who later changed his stage name to Sinzu) he became popular after he released ‘Yebariba’, a cover of the Remy Ma hit ‘Conceited’ has been missing in action for a while.

He has allegedly been in jail in the US since 2016 at Ada County Jail, a medium security prison attached to the Idaho Sheriff Department.