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Steve Bannon Is Urging Others to Read ‘The Camp of the Saints’ and It’s More Dangerous Than You May Think

President Trump supporters have suggested Jean Raspail’s 1973 French novel, “The Camp of the Saints.” During Barack Obama’s tenure as president, he and Michelle Obama recommended a number of books to reveal truth about racism. They cited iconic works like W. E. B. DuBois’ “The Souls of Black Folks” and Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man,” as […]

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Kendrick Lamar Comes for Absolutely Everybody, Including the President, In Quietly Dropped Single

Twitter couldn’t help itself from imagining reactions from Drake (left) Donald Trump (second from right) and Big Sean (right) to Kendrick Lamar’s (second from left) new single. (Wikimedia Commons/Promo) Kendrick Lamar’s new single “The Heart Part 4” unexpectedly dropped and his fans quickly realized it was full of reported thinly veiled disses to rappers Big Sean, Drake […]

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Black Celebs Urge Police, Media to Cover Missing Black Girls

Unless you’ve been following the story on social media, chances are you may not have heard about the spate of  teens who have gone missing in Washington, D.C.–until recently. Though Black Twitter has been keeping the story alive, the mainstream media has been slow to cover the Black and Latinx teens who have disappeared in recent weeks. Today, however, things […]

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The Youngest Conductor to Lead a 75-piece Orchestra Is an 11-Year-Old Black Boy

Black boy joy has spread across the globe to an 11-year-old prodigy from England who will become the youngest person to conduct a 75-piece orchestra. Matthew Smith will lead the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s performance of “Die Fledermaus” at the Royal Concert Hall Sunday, April 2, The London Economic reported. Over the past few weeks, Smith has […]

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See the dress a Nigerian girl wore that got her mum arguing with her

Twitter user, Queen Opy stepped out in a yellow short dress and put it up on her Whatsapp DP, but it didn’t go well with her parents. Read the conversation she had with her mum after the cut… I am glad you enjoyed my story. Visit us at www.LailasBlog.com to stay updated with more interesting/exclusive […]

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Lagos’ new environmental law

By signing into law the Environmental Management and Protection Bill, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has shown that he desires a cleaner Lagos.  Going by the new law, no person or group of persons shall dump any toxic waste capable of causing harm in the state and all emissions from vehicles, plants and equipment […]

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Charly Boy’s daughter, Dewy Oputa sets the Internet on fire with new photos

The petite model, Dewy Oputa, who had earlier given the stern warning on Instagram that she doesn’t want to be addressed as “Charle Boy’s Last Child”, is drop dead gorgeous in these newly released photos. Sizzling! I am glad you enjoyed my story. Visit us at www.LailasBlog.com to stay updated with more interesting/exclusive news like […]

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Man grows his fingernails for 21 Years, see what it looks like (Photo)

A 40-year-old man in Hainan Province, China has spent half of his life maintaining his extremely long finger nails. The man, surnamed Mai, from Tunchang county, has grown the fingernails of his left hand for 21 years. Although he is very careful in his daily life, his fingernails, sometimes, can be easily broken. Nna mehn! […]

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Actress Ruth Kadiri blows hot after being accused of dating Apostle Suleiman

Since news of the alleged “romance scandal” between Stephanie Otobo and Apostle Suleiman broke out, several Nollywood actresses have been accused of being in an amorous relationship with the Benin-based Pastor and founder of Omega Fire Ministries. One of such nollywood actresses, Ruth Kadiri, who has also been linked to the Pastor, has snapped back […]

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El’rufai goes back to school, meet his classmates

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El’rufai, has debunked rumours of being flown abroad to receive medical attention, after photos of the Governor with his classmates at the United Nations University-Merit, Netherland, where he enrolled in as a part-time PhD student of philosophy in governance and policy analysis, was shared by his lecturer, Dr. Joe Abah. […]

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Malabu oil sues FG, others over re-allocation of OPL 245 

The last might not have been heard over the Malabu Oil deal as Malabu Oil and Gas on Friday dragged the Federal Government and six others before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over re-allocation of OPL 245 to the Federal Government. Joined alongside the Federal Government as defendants are Minster of Petroleum, Shell Nigeria Ultra […]

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Woman with History of Harassment Sent Letter to Parent of Black Child: ‘N—— Don’t Belong In My Neighborhood’

Danielle Serini has privatized her Facebook and Instagram accounts in the wake of her charges. (Danielle Serini Guardavaccaro/Facebook) A New York chiropractor has been charged after she sent threatening letters to a Black police officer and a crossing guard whose child is Black. Danielle Serini of Staten Island was charged Monday, March 17, with aggravated harassment, stalking […]

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#LailanSports: I am under pressure at Manchester City – Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted he is under pressure at the Premier League club. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach, accepts that he is having to prove his ability all over again in England. City head into Sunday’s game at home against Liverpool, following a 3-1 defeat at Monaco that saw them […]

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CAN: ‘We won’t investigate allegations against Apostle Suleman’

The Christian Association of Nigeria has said the organisation will not investigate allegations of sexual misconduct being made by Ms. Stephanie Otobo against Apostle Johnson Suleman, founder of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide. A top official at the CAN’s national office told Punchng that the organisation is only concerned with denominational issues and not personal ones, […]

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Nikki Giovanni Honored with Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award

When Nikki Giovanni visited our Chicago offices last July, the icon was full of an array of stories. As we followed her around our space, the legendary poet shared tales of her counterparts, whom she loved like family. One short story that stuck out to us is the one she shared of her friend Maya Angelou. […]

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Wike accuses police of sabotaging Rivers amnesty programme

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the police of sabotaging the amnesty programme initiated by his administration in the state. This was as he advised the law enforcement agency to concentrate on its constitutional responsibility of providing security. He said this when he granted audience to the state new Commissioner of Police, Mr […]

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Dying 7-year-old makes heart wrenching last wish

A dying seven-year-old schoolboy is asking the public to help him fulfil his final wish – to be buried with his mother so she can look after him in heaven. Filip Kwasny, from Colchester, Essex, made the wish from his bed in London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital where chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant […]

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2 die of rabies in Lagos ―Commissioner

LAGOS State government on Thursday revealed that two people have died of rabies disease at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). The State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, made the disclosure while briefing journalists at Alausa, Ikeja, just as he said that the state government had directed that Queens College, Yaba, diarrhea disease outbreak was […]

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Fuel subsidy fraudster bags 10 years in jail

Rowaye Jubril who fraudulently defrauded the Federal Government in collection of fuel subsidies, was on Thursday, sentenced to 10 years inprisonment by Justice Lateefah Okunn of the Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court. Rowaye jubril and his company, Brila Energy Ltd was convicted on 13 counts of fuel subsidy fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Okunnu […]

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(AUDIO) Helicopters can now use Abuja airport ―Minister

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika, says Helicopters are now free to fly in and out of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja (NAIA). Sirika made this known while fielding questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Wednesday. The National Security Adviser, Babagana Munguno, on Monday announced the ban on Helicopter […]

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Reps ask FG to compensate victims of Ife clash

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the federal government to disarm the communities bearing arms in Osun State. The House also asked Osun State government to pay compensation to people who lost their lives and properties in communal clash in Ile-Ife, Osun State. The House committees on Police Affairs, Human Rights, and Emergency and Disaster Preparedness […]

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I will spend #BBNaija N25m money prize in one week ― TBoss

Big Brother housemate, Tboss, has said she could spend N25 million money prize in a week. She said this while speaking with Efe inside the Big Brother House. “Trust me, if you give me that N25million, I will spend it before next week. I have guys hitting on me that have private jet.” “You guys […]

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Gov Bello appoints Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, SSA entertainment

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has appointed Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, as his new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture . Johnson’s appointment was announced, along with 62 others, in a statement issued in Lokoja on Tuesday by the Secretary to the State Government ( SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade. The appointments take […]

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Gov. El -Rufai is behind the Apostle Suleman’s sex scandals – Church says

Omega Fire Ministries has accused Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai of masterminding the recent allegations of infidelity against its General Overseer, Apostle Johnson Suleman. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the church, through its spokesman and Communications Manager, Phrank Shaibu, stated that facts and available intelligence incontrovertibly pointed to the Kaduna Governor […]

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NSE ASI advances by 0.59% as investors gain ‎N52bn

EQUITIES trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rebounded on Tuesday, as lead market indices increased by 0.59 per cent. The NSE All Share Index (ASI) added 147.93 points to close at 25,284.56 points while market capitalization grew N52 billion to close at N8.750trillion. The day’s gain may however be unconnected to a reduction in […]

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Somali pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew onboard, a Somali official said on Tuesday, the first time they have successfully taken a commercial ship since 2012, Reuters has stated in a report. Experts said the ship was an easy target and ship owners were becoming lax after a long period without […]

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Thailand seizes rhino horns worth $5 million in biggest haul for years

Thai customs have confiscated 21 rhino horns with an estimated value of nearly $5 million in the biggest such seizure in Thailand for years, officials said on Tuesday. Thailand has become a major transit point for the trade in endangered species to other Asian countries. Reuters reported that the seizure of the nearly 50 kg […]

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Grandmother breaks four-year-old’s arm & leg for urinating on prayer mat

4-year-old Risikat Fayomi has been brutalised by her grandmother, identified simply as Ayinke, aka Iya Adijat, on Canaan Land Estate in the Matogun area of Ogun State. The four-year-old victim had been locked up in a room when a passerby heard her groaning with pain. According to Punch Metro, efforts by residents, who besieged the […]

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SON discovers building where importer alters products’ expiry dates

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has arrested a cosmetics and wine importer suspected of changing the expiry dates on products and putting new dates on them to mislead buyers. The importer, Mr.  Joseph Udeh, owner of Jouf Nigeria Limited, located at No. 10 Faith Street, off Comfort Oboh Street, Kirikiri Road, Apapa, Lagos is said […]

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Employers can ban headscarves, Europe’s top court rules

Europe’s top court has ruled that employers can ban staff from wearing a headscarf. The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday on a case concerning two Muslim women who were fired for refusing to remove their headscarves. According to CNN, the court said companies should be able to ban the wearing of any visible political, […]

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Prosecutors to summon ousted former president Geun-hye

South Korean prosecutors will summon ousted president Park Geun-hye for questioning as a suspect in a wide-ranging corruption case that led to her impeachment, according to prosecution sources and local media in an Al Jazeera report. The Constitutional Court dismissed Park from office on Friday when it upheld a parliamentary impeachment vote over an influence-peddling […]

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Vienna again ranked world’s nicest city, Baghdad worst

Vienna, Austria’s grand capital on the Danube river, has topped consulting firm Mercer’s list of cities offering the highest quality of life for the eighth year in a row, while Baghdad is again considered the worst place to live, according to a Reuters report. The survey of 231 cities helps companies and organizations determine compensation […]

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Former Beauty Queen, Dabota Lawson shares no makeup photos

The former beauty queen and mother who delivered her daughter 5 months ago shared new no makeup photos, and she looks amazing. See full photos after the cut… I am glad you enjoyed my story. Visit us at www.LailasBlog.com to stay updated with more interesting/exclusive news like these. Click HERE now to do that.

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GenCos decry TCN directives to cut electricity production

ELECTRICITY Generation Companies (GenCos) have cried out against incessant directives by Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for them to suppress generation saying this has caused them revenue losses and damage to their plants. Managing Director of Mainstream Energy Solutions, Operators of Jebba and Kainji Hydro Electricty Plants, Engr Lamu Audu, who spoke in Abuja on […]

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What kind of rough play is this?

This is a perfect father and son photo but really risky. I am glad you enjoyed my story. Visit us at www.LailasBlog.com to stay updated with more interesting/exclusive news like these. Click HERE now to do that.

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Police pick up Kemi Olunloyo for questioning

The controversial journalist just announced via her Instagram page that the Nigerian police Force stormed her Ibadan home to pick her up for questioning. The reason for this is not known yet. Read what she wrote below… “#BREAKING 7.56am #Ibadan. The NPF just stormed my house arresting me taking me to CID for questioning. They […]

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Twitter Naija reacts to a ₦112,200 per night hotel room

So, a hotel room was advertised for ₦112,200/night and Nigerians on Twitter weren’t having it!. See reactions after the cut… I am glad you enjoyed my story. Visit us at www.LailasBlog.com to stay updated with more interesting/exclusive news like these. Click HERE now to do that.

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NYSC member deployed to Enugu dies in fatal road accident

A corp member, who was deployed to Enugu State for her service year, reportedly died in a ghastly motor accident that occurred in 9th Mile, Enugu State. The NYSC call-up number of the lady who has been identified as Okonkwo Ogochukwu is NYSC/OWP/2016/344612. According to APCNews, anyone who has useful information on how to contact […]

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Texas new bill will fine men $100 each time they masturbate

 A Texas lawmaker, Rep. Jessica Farrar, has proposed a bill that would fine men $100 each time he masturbates.The Lawmaker who lives in a state where it is extremely difficult for women to get abortions, is seeking to give men a dosage of the obstacles women deal with when it comes to their health care. […]

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I was once a lesbian and my husband knows – Actress Cecilia Konamah

It seems Ghanaian actress, Cecilia Konamah, is avoiding cheap blackmail, as she disclosed that she was once a lesbian, and was introduced into it by a friend. The actress who revealed her husband knows about this during an interview with Hello FM, further said that she stopped being a lesbian 3 years ago. ‘My husband is aware […]

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Nigeria: The little foxes…

AS an octogenarian, I know that many people say that “in those days, things were not like this in this country.” In fact, life was peaceful, pleasant and not fearsome and not turbulent like it is today. Life was bearable and interesting. As time went on, the little foxes began to sneak in, in diverse […]

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Guinness Nigeria unveils 2016 sustainability report, outlines future goals

Nigeria’s total beverage alcohol company, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has released its Sustainability Report for 2016, reporting its performance on various aspects of its operations, while outlining its sustainability targets for the future. The sustainability report titled, Sustainability: From Grain to Glass, according to the company, covers its performance in the reporting year July to June, […]

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Lmao! Check out this hilarious viral church banner (Photo)

Is this man a pastor or a gangster? that is the question being asked by online users.  This funny church banner featuring a pastor with two cutlasses has gone viral online. Please if you are attending, help me get a seat at the back, thanks. I am glad you enjoyed my story. Visit us at […]

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Is this Flavour’s 3rd baby mama? Fans react

Nigerian music star, Flavour, was recently pictured with a beautiful lady in the club, who sat on his laps as they posed for a photo. However, the lady has been warned by his fans to steer clear, as the talented singer and father of two from two baby mamas, never misses his shot in getting […]

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Photos: Young Shall Grow bus rams into fuel tanker on Enugu-Onitsha expressway

Here are photos from the scene of accident allegedly involving Young Shall Grow bus and a fuel tanker on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway. As shared by Clement he wrote “Thanking God in a special way for diverting what would been a terrible evening immediately after Kwata junction” “An accident involving a Young Shall Grow Motors and a […]

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Canadian NGO trains rural women, youths in Cross River

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), CUSO International, funded by the Canadian government has trained 3,818 women and young people in skill acquisition, entrepreneurial capacity building and greener economy in Cross River State. At a workshop organised for heads of local government administration and other decision makers at the headquarters of Calabar Municipality, the organisation also said […]

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Ogun govt, tackle this security problem

THE high rate of insecurity  in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State, has been a vexing issue. We have a pathetic situation and a social abnormality in the town. Several cases of robbery and theft have elicited fear and uncertainty among the people. Just three weeks ago, some armed men stormed the residence of the head of […]

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Port Harcourt: Man who set girlfriend ablaze to die by hanging

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Monday, sentenced one Azubuike Ogonor to death by hanging for killing his girlfriend, Blessing Iyumame. Ogonor (the convict) was found guilty of setting his girlfriend ablaze after pouring petrol on her body. It was also learnt that the convict also inflicted machete cut […]

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Amosun instals Okubena as Elerunwon of Erunwon

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has installed Oba Adebayo  Okubena as the new Elerunwon of Erunwon in Ijebu North-East Local Government Area of the state after seven years of vacant chieftaincy stool. The governor, while presenting the staff of office and instrument of Appoinment to the  traditional ruler at Epiphany Primary School, Erunwon, charged […]

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Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa set up early warning unit

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyema, said on Monday that Nigeria and South Africa have agreed to set up an early warning unit to check future xenophobic attacks. Onyema, who is leading a Federal Government delegation to that country, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria, South […]

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EFCC objects to delay cross examination of witness in trial of former NAMA MD

Rotimi Oyedepo, the prosecutor to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday opposed the application for adjournment brought by the defence lawyers in the ongoing trial of the embattled former Managing Director (MD) of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdulsalam, for them to cross-examine the first prosecution witness, Ade Babatunde, adding it was brought in bad […]

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FG to make coal sites available to serious-minded companies for power generation

THE Federal Government, on Monday, said it would make coal sites available to serious-minded power companies operating in Nigeria, with a view to improving power generation in the country. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, made this known in Tarfa, Kaduna State, during a facility tour of the African Steel Mill Complex, where […]

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The smooth transition in Ondo State

WITH  the brickbats and sabre-rattling that heralded the conduct of the November 2016 governorship election in Ondo State, some bookmakers had predicted that the sky in the Sunshine State would be blood-red, particularly given the intra and inter-party conflicts, as well as the intrigues among aspirants and political parties. References were made to the Second […]

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Kemi Olunloyo slams one of the Nigerian actresses on WOW magazine cover

Kemi Olunloyo  is not slowing down in sparking controversy, as she shaded one the nollywood actresses on the cover of WOW magazine. The actresses on the cover include; Omoni Oboli,Uche Jombo,Chioma Akpotha and Ufuoma Mcdermott. Well, the controversial media personality blasted one of them, saying the alleged actress is a conniving whore and a piece […]

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Tension as Ekiti drivers’ clash claims deputy chairman

There is tension in Ado Ekiti following the death of a Deputy Chairman of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Akure Garage branch in Ado Ekiti, Mr Ojo Ogunsakin, who was allegedly killed by a member of the union over a misunderstanding. Sources said Ogunsakin died on Sunday after being hit on the head allegedly by a unit chairman of the […]

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Edo govt, PDP bicker over World Bank loan

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has revealed that Edo State is just as privileged as Lagos State in Sub-Saharan Africa to assess World Bank loans at less than 1 per cent for 20 years and in some cases 10 years moratorium. Governor Obaseki made this known in Benin City just as he dismissed allegations from […]

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American transgenders blasts Chimamanda Adichie over comment

Nigerian award-winning author, Chimamanda Adichie, has been called out by some members of the transgender community in the United States, over her comments about transgenders in a BBC interview on Friday. Chimamanda was asked; “ a trans woman who grew up identifying as a man, who grew up enjoying the privileges of being a man, […]

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Jennifer Lopez confirms she’s dating Alex Rodriguez

Music superstar, Jennifer Lopez who just got off a relationship with Canadian OVO Sound rapper, Drake, is now reportedly dating Alex Rodriguez a.k.a “A-Rod”, a Dominican-American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. Alex played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees. Jennifer confirmed this report by […]

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Dogara urges IDP pupils to be catalysts of peace

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, has urged pupils of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), to be ambassadors of peace. He gave the advice, on Monday, while playing host to over 600 pupils from four IDP camps in the Federal Capital Territory to mark the 2017 Commonwealth Day. The speaker charged the […]

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EKSU students spoil for war over killing of 2

STUDENTS in Ekiti State are gearing for a showdown following their anger that two students of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti were allegedly killed by a vehicle when officials of the state’s internal revenue service were enforcing tax collection. The students under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), said in a […]

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NBC to close down media organisations over N5bn debt

THE National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Monday, gave 18 days ultimatum to broadcast organisations around Nigeria owed the commission over N5 billion to pay off or have their stations closed down completely. It also announced the revocation of licenses of 54 companies that were already issued licenses but had refused to pay their fees within the […]

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Rivers rerun: We’ll avail IGP report of judicial commission of inquiry—Wike

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the state government will submit to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) the white paper on the report by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry that investigated the killings and other acts of violence during the December 10, 2016 rerun/supplementary election. The governor said this on Monday […]

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