Category Archives: Breaking

Etisalat Takes MTN To Court For Acquiring Visaphone

  South African telecoms giant MTN, has been taken to court again, this time by another telecommunications firm, Etisalat. Following MTN’s acquisition of the last surviving Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operator, Visafone Communications, Etisalat has reportedly instituted a legal action against MTN over its acquisition of Visafone’s 800MHz spectrum. According to reports, Etisalat is…

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Papilo Making Us Proud! Kanu Nwankwo Listed Among World Legends By IFFHS

  Former Nigerian International, Kanu Nwankwo has been listed among the top 48 football legends worldwide by International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). Papilo as he is fondly called, made the list alongside other football greats including Pele and Ronaldo da Lima of Brazil, George Oppong Weah, Roger Milla, Rabah Medjer, Muhammed Aboutrika, Mohmud…

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Fulani Herdsmen Invade Benue, 10 Feared Dead, Hundreds Homeless

  About 10 persons were killed yesterday following a fight between Fulani herdsmen and farmers at Tom-Anyiin and Tom-Ataan communities, Mbaya, Tombu in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State. This occurred after Council Chairman, Godwin Iorsue, the Divisional Police Officer at Buruku, the Area Commander and other stakeholders in the area, were ambushed and…

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I Am Disappointed In Supreme Court Judgment – Saraki

  Following the Supreme Court’s ruling today on Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s appeal to stop his trial with the Code of Conduct Tribunal, the Senate President has expressed his disappointment over the court’s decision. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Alhaji Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said: “After listening to the ruling…

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Supreme Court Rejects Saraki’s Appeal To Stop CCT Trial

  The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging the validity of his trial on charges of assets declaration preferred against him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). A seven-man panel of the apex court presided over by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, unanimously ruled…

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NLC, TUC Declare Nationwide Protest Over Increase In Electricity Tariff

  The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) alongside civil society allies, yesterday declared a nationwide protest for Monday, February 8, against the hike in electricity tariff by government, in spite of a subsisting court order and non-improvement in power supply. During the planned protest, labour and its allies said all…

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NDA Launches Investigation Into Viral Video Of Female Cadet Assaulting Civilian Who Called Her “Beautiful”

Recall the viral video we posted earlier today of Cadets assaulting a male civilian for complimenting a female cadet? The Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA), through its verified Twitter account has responded to the outrage of citizens, stating that it has launched an investigation into the matter.   See the tweets below!         Leave…

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