Tag Archives: Nigeria

Niger State Criminalizes Thuggery & Hard Drug Consumptions

The Niger State Government has announced that it has criminalized the thuggery and consumption of hard drugs and other illegal substances ahead of the 2019 general elections. Governor Abubakar Bello, on Tuesday, signed into law a bill to “prohibit thuggery, use of intoxicants and for matters connected thereto, 2018.” He explained that bill had given…

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CBN Pumps $210m Into Foreign Exchange

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sustained its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting 210 million dollars into the various segments of the market. As received from Punch, the acting Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Mr Isaac Okorafor, on Tuesday in Abuja, said the apex bank offered 100 million dollars as wholesale interventions and…

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Obasanjo Is Part Of Nigeria’s Problem -Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has accused the ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo of being part of the problems Nigeria is faced with. He made the accusation in Lagos on Tuesday while addressing party members at a stakeholders’ meeting of the state chapter. He explained that the former president, whose…

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There Was Absolutely No Basis For The NBC To Ban My Song- Falz

Just few days after the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) banned ‘This is Nigeria’ by Falz, Saturday beats reached out to popular entertainer, Falz. The rapper argues that he was blunt not vulgar, so the action made by the commission is ridiculous and baseless. Since the release of the song, ‘This is Nigeria,’ has sparked some…

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Nigerian Heptathlete Moe ‘Wonder’ Sasegbon Sets New High Jump Record

Young and exceptional British born Nigerian heptathlete, Moe Sasegbon, popularly known as ‘Moe Wonder’ has set a new personal best of 1.85m in high jump at the UK Women’s league in Crawley, England, where she finished in first place. The current national high jump record which stands at 1.95m is held by Nigerian female track…

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Support Buhari To Get Rid Of Looters – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday, called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC to confiscate thieves and looters who “believe it is their birthright to continue to loot the country”. The chairman made the call while addressing party supporters at Benin Airport on his…

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Power Generation Has Risen To 7,000 Mega Watts – Fashola

The Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola announced on Friday that Nigeria’s current power generation has reached 7000 Mega Watts. Fashola said this at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing 4th Edition Retreat for top directors, heads of units and chief executives of agencies and parastatals in Calabar. He…

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Gunmen Abduct Islamic Preacher In Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State on Friday, revealed that an Islamic preacher,  Malam Ahmad Garko, otherwise known as Al-Garkawy had been abducted by gunmen while working in his farm on Thursday. The Police Public Relations Officer for the command, Deputy Superintendent of Police Murkhtar Aliyu, confirmed the incident in a statement in Kaduna. Aliyu…

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Lecturers From Osun State Protest 16 Months of Unpaid Salaries

According to reports, lecturers at the four tertiary institutions owned by the Osun State Government on Thursday, gave strike notice to the various managements over unpaid salaries amidst other issues. The lecturers also demanded the state government reinstate sacked workers in the schools, employ more lecturers and repay all outstanding contributory pension deductions and cooperative…

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