Category Archives: Breaking

Lai Mohammed Wants Nigerians To Show More Anger At Corruption

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed today charged Nigerians to show more anger against corruption, lamenting that they have not voiced enough concern whenever instances of looted funds are made public. The Minister, who visited Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State at the State House, Ikeja, in Lagos, disclosed that the Federal…

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Photos: President Buhari Prays For Peace, Prosperity In Nigeria As He Performs Umrah

Asides meeting with heads of international financial organizations and multilateral associations, President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently in Saudi Arabia joined other Muslims to perform Umrah (the lesser Hajj). This is part of the activities lined up for his weeklong trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The President, who wore the Ihram,…

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Senate Moves To Probe DSTV Over Price Hike, Other Issues

  Following the orders given by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) to MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, the providers of Digital Satellite Broadcast Television (DStv) (read here if you missed) the Senate yesterday revealed that it will investigate Multichoice Nigeria, a subsidiary of South African-based Multichoice Africa, over alleged unwholesome practices, unreasonable subscription hikes across their various…

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N1.04trn Fine: MTN Pays N50 Billion, Withdraws Lawsuit Against NCC

  South African mobile telecommunication company, MTN has withdrawn its suit against the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), even as it paid N50bn towards an out-of-court settlement of the matter for which it had dragged NCC to court. The telecom regulator had slammed a fine of N1.04trn on MTN for failing to deactivate 5.1 million unregistered…

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PDP’s Deputy National Chairman, Uche Secondus Arrested By EFCC, Party Condemns Action

  Chief Uche Secondus, the Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of graft. According to THEWILL, Secondus, who served as Acting National Chairman of the party was picked up by operatives in Abuja on Wednesday morning. He is still…

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Meet Ayodele Daniel Dada, The First Unilag Student To Graduate With 5.0 CGPA

  Ayodele Daniel Dada just made history by becoming the first University of Lagos student to graduate with 5.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). What this means is that the Psychology graduate got all A’s in all the courses he took while in school. The university’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rahamon Bello, disclosed this yesterday, during a…

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JAMB Gives Candidates Who Have Initiated Registration 48hrs To Complete The Process

  Following protests by thousand of would-be candidates seeking to partake in the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) over the “sudden” closure of the registration portal by the Joint Admission And Matriculation Board (JAMB), the board has rescinded its earlier decision by giving a 48-hour grace period for those yet to complete the registration…

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Diezani Labels $24bn Oil Swap Allegations ‘Fabricated Tissues Of Lies’

  It was earlier reported that the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on Crude Oil Swap formally invited the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to tell the panel her role in the product swap arrangements with oil marketing companies in the country. Read more here. However, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has described the narratives of…

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