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Rita Ora Issues Apology, Pays £10k Fine After Throwing Birthday Bash Amid Lockdown

British pop star, Rita Ora has issued an apology for breaking coronavirus restrictions by hosting a star-studded party to mark her 30th birthday. The singer was seen arriving at Casa Cruz restaurant in London’s Notting Hill on Saturday night, November 28,2020, dressed in a silver dress and fur coat . In the UK, lockdown rules…

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NBC Sanctions Arise News, AIT & Channels TV Over Coverage Of #EndSARS Protests

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined three major broadcast stations over their “unprofessional coverage” of the #EndSARS protests and the civil unrest that followed it. According to online reports, the regulators on Monday issued Channels Television, Arise Television and Africa Independent Television a fine between N2 million and N3 million. Professor Armstrong Idachaba, the acting NBC Director-General, who…

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Ex-Presidential Aspirant Garba Files $1bn Lawsuit Against Twitter CEO For Endorsing #EndSARS Protests

2019 Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, has sued the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, over growing tension generated from the nationwide #EndSARS protests. Dorsey had expressed his support for the #EndSARS movement which had been rocking the nation for over a week now, to which Garba threatened with a lawsuit. Now, following in his words, Garba…

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Senator Elisha Abbo Fined N50m For Violent Assualt On Sex Toy Shop Attendant

Adamawa-North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo has reportedly been ordered to pay millions of Naira for attacking an Abuja sex-toy attendant back in 2019. Recall that an Abuja magistrate court had dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the senator for lack of diligent prosecution. This is despite a viral CCTV footage showing Mr Abbo savagely…

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COVID-19: Naira Marley & His Manager Fined For Breaching Lockdown Directives

According to Channels TV, Naira Marley and his manager Seyi Awonuga have been “awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each“ for violating COVID-19 lockdown orders. The duo pleaded guilty to the case which was presided by the Magistrate of a Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court in Oshodi, a police statement disclosed on Thursday.…

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Federal Government Amends Broadcast Code, Increases Hate Speech Fine To N5m

The Federal Government has increased the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to 5 million naira, according to reports from The Punch. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, made this known in Lagos on Tuesday while unveiling the Reviewed Broadcasting Code. The amended code also mandated broadcast stations to devote airtime for public education on emergencies such…

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Biritsh Airline, Flairjet Fined N1m For Violating Aviation Regulation In Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has fined a UK-based airline, Flairjet, the sum of N1million for violating COVID-19 commercial flights’ ban regulation. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who disclosed the report on Twitter says the fine was the maximum penalty provided for in the country’s civil aviation regulations. The Federal Government had banned international and…

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Nigerian Customs Service Fined N5m, Ordered To Refund Illegal Duty Paid On Personal Effects

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has been ordered on Wednesday to pay N5 million exemplary damages and barred from demanding or receiving import duties on personal effects and baggage. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Judicial Division, made the ruling while delivering judgment to a Nigerian lady, Kehinde Ogunwumiju. NCS was also ordered to refund an illegal duty…

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Ego Boyo, Chioma Akpotha, KCEE, Adebola Williams, Others step out for Exclusive Screening Of Short Film on Depression, ‘FINE’

Ego Boyo, Chioma Akpotha, KCEE, Shade Ladipo, Adebola Williams, Akah Nnani, are some of the personalities at the exclusive cinema screening of Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju’s new short film titled, ‘FINE’ – a film that raises awareness on diverse issues relating to mental health. The launch event also saw the launch of Joy, Inc.’s new network…

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