Thursday, January 27

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Lana Del Rey gets temporary restraining order against alleged stalker
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Lana Del Rey gets temporary restraining order against alleged stalker

Singer Lana Del Rey has gotten a temporary restraining order against an alleged stalker who tried gaining access to her apartment on three different occassions in the last few weeks. TMZ reported that the singer filed for and was granted a temporary restraining order this past week in L.A. County, after she claimed a woman by the name of Janeen Lee Stratton, who apparently also goes by the nickname "America" has been harassing her in very scary fashion. Lana and her legal team alleged that the lady has been blowing up professional associates, including managers, with demands to meet her in person because she believes she's Lana's muse. She also thinks the singer communicates with her via song and/or dreams. After Lana's management responded via text message and told Stratton...
Australian Immigration Officials Reject Novak Djokovic’s Request for Access to Personal Chef and Tennis court as Pictures of Hotel Food emerge
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Australian Immigration Officials Reject Novak Djokovic’s Request for Access to Personal Chef and Tennis court as Pictures of Hotel Food emerge

World tennis number one, Novak Djokovic's request for access to a personal chef and a tennis court while in an immigration detention facility has been rejected by Australian immigration officials as he faces deportation after his visa was cancelled. Djokovic is currently embroiled in a row over whether he is exempt from the country's strict COVID vaccination rules, as his lawyers are battling to ensure the Serb is able to defend his Australian open title. Djokovic who is unvaccinated, had his visa cancelled after it was reviewed by immigration officials in the country as per the country's strict immigration laws for the unvaccinated. Also alleged photos of the food that is given to refugees in the hotel has leaked online with some saying the food contains mold and maggots. ...
US drug regulators permanently allow mail-order abortion pills, say women can receive abortion consultations online
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US drug regulators permanently allow mail-order abortion pills, say women can receive abortion consultations online

US drug regulators have permanently approved the mail-order of abortion pills. During the pandemic, the US made a temporary rule allowing women to get the pills through mail order but the rule has now been made permanent by the US Food and Drug administration (FDA) The decision from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will open abortion access to women in remote places unable to visit clinics to get them in person. But the move will not be allowed in 19  US states that already have rules banning mail-order abortion pills. This also comes as the US supreme court considers overturning the ruling that legalised US abortion. The US Supreme Court is considering 'US drug regulators permanently allow mail-order abortion pills, say w...
Free Britney movement saved my life – Britney Spears says as Conservatorship ends after 13 years
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Free Britney movement saved my life – Britney Spears says as Conservatorship ends after 13 years

Britney Spears took to Instagram to speak about all she can enjoy now that her conservatorship has been brought to an end. The singer said it feels good to finally have access to her car keys, be allowed to hold cash for the first time in years, have her own ATM card and just be independent. She added that her family should be in jail for what they did to her all those years.   She made this known as she prepares for her interview with Oprah Winfrey. Watch her speak in the video below.
Court adjourns Kanu’s trial to January 19
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Court adjourns Kanu’s trial to January 19

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) till January 19. Kanu, who was brought into the courtroom around 9.52am, complained that security agents refused to allow some members of his legal team, including his lawyer from the United States of America, Bruce Fein, to enter the courtroom. Kanu’s team of lawyers had staged a walk-out over the refusal of operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, to allow some of them to gain access into the courtroom. Speaking on the issue, Nnamdi Kanu told Justice Nyako that Fein, who was handling a case for him in the US, was around to witness his trial. Kanu said from the dock: "I have an ongoing case in the US. I have not b...
You have to get high to talk to God – Seun Kuti
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You have to get high to talk to God – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti, has revealed the only way to easily get access to God. The singer revealed this in a post via his Instagram story on Sunday. He said that in order to get to God, one must get high. According to him, “One cannot get access to the most high unless they get high.” He also noted that he wants to get high so he can be able to talk to God. “Me, I want to get high so I can talk to God. “If you don’t get high, you cannot talk to God,” he wrote.
US surgeons successfully attach a pig kidney to a human and it worked
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US surgeons successfully attach a pig kidney to a human and it worked

For the first time, Surgeons in US have successfully attached a kidney grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient and found that the organ worked normally. The procedure done at NYU Langone Health in New York City involved use of a pig whose genes had been altered so that its tissues no longer contained a molecule known to trigger an almost immediate rejection, according to the Reuters news agency which reported on the news on Tuesday. The recipient was a brain-dead patient with signs of kidney dysfunction whose family consented to the experiment before she was due to be taken off life support, researchers told the Reuters news agency. For three days, the new kidney was attached to her blood vessels and maintained outside her body, giving researchers access to it. ...
Facebook proposes feature to ‘nudge’ teens away from harmful content
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Facebook proposes feature to ‘nudge’ teens away from harmful content

Facebook will be introducing several features, including prompting teens to take a break from using its photo sharing app Instagram, and "nudging" teens if they are repeatedly looking at the same content that's not conducive to their well-being. A Facebook executive said Sunday, October 10, that the company would introduce new measures on its apps to prompt teens away from harmful content, as U.S lawmakers scrutinize how Facebook and subsidiaries like Instagram affect young people’s mental health. Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice president of global affairs, also expressed openness to the idea of letting regulators have access to Facebook algorithms that are used to amplify content. But Clegg said he could not answer the question of whether its algorithms amplified the voices of people ...
FG to deploy 5G network by January 2022 – Pantami
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FG to deploy 5G network by January 2022 – Pantami

Minister of communication and digital economy, Isa Pantami said the fifth-generation (5G) cellular networks will be deployed in January 2022. Speaking during a town hall meeting in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thursday September 23, the Minister was represented by Ubale Maska, NCC commissioner for technical services, said the deployment became necessary as there are over 50,000 telecommunications sites across the country and about 16,000 outages recorded by mobile network operators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile) between January 2021 and July 2021. Pantami blamed the outages on fibre cuts, access denial and theft, leading to service disruption in the affected areas. The Minister who condemned situations where telecoms installations were destroyed in terro...
R&B singer Jaheim Hoagland charged with Animal Cruelty
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R&B singer Jaheim Hoagland charged with Animal Cruelty

R&B Singer Jaheim H. Hoagland has been charged with animal cruelty after police say they found 15 dogs in varying stages of emaciation, without access to food and water. Hillsborough Township Police on Monday, September 6, at about 9:16 a.m., went to the area of River Road and Chamberlain Drive for a report of a puppy in distress, said Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. When police arrived they found six dogs in separate animal crates in the driveway of a Chamberlain Drive home. One of the dogs was initially unresponsive in a water-filled crate and had to be euthanized, said Robertson. More dogs were found inside of separate crates which were partially filled with several inches of water and dog feces, said Robertson. The homeowner, identified as Jaheim H. H...
DSS prevented American lawyer from seeing Nnamdi Kanu in detention – Counsel alleges
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DSS prevented American lawyer from seeing Nnamdi Kanu in detention – Counsel alleges

The Department of State Services, DSS, has been accused of preventing Nnamdi Kanu from having access to his lawyers. Kanu’s lead counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the DSS prevented him and IPOB’s Attorney in the United States, Bruce Fein, from having access to the detained IPOB leader on Thursday, September 2. In a statement he signed on Friday, September 3, Ejiofor described the  alleged action of the DSS as a violation of the order of an Abuja Federal High Court which allowed Kanu access to his lawyers twice a week. The statement reads: "Yesterday Court ordered visit to Our Client- Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was aborted by the officials of the State Security Services on a reason we find extremely ridiculous. "Following the arrival of Mr. Bruce Fein, a foremost American...
#BBNaija: Liquorose wins Head of House challenge
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#BBNaija: Liquorose wins Head of House challenge

Liquorose has won the Head of House challenge for the week. The female housemate who had the highest number during the game, is now immune from eviction this week. Liquorose who has been granted access to the Head of House lounge, has been asked to nominate a Deputy.
#BBNaija: Maria wins Head of House challenge
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#BBNaija: Maria wins Head of House challenge

Maria has won the Big Brother Naija Head of House challenge as the show enters its fourth week. Maria who will be taking over from Pere, had the highest number in the arena game. She is immune from eviction this week and has been asked to decide who her deputy will be. She will however not be granted access to the Head of House lounge for violating Biggie's rule.
Bandits shoot former Zamfara councillor, kidnap his wife and 8-month-old baby
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Bandits shoot former Zamfara councillor, kidnap his wife and 8-month-old baby

Gunmen suspected to be bandits invaded Damba area of Gusau, Zamfara State, shot a former councillor and abducted his wife and their eight-month-old baby. Haruna Babangida Damba, the former councillor of Tudun-Wada Gusau ward said the gunmen invaded their residence at the Government Residential Quarter in Damba, on Wednesday, August 11, shooting him and taking his 26-year-old wife, Hassana Saudaki. Speaking to Channels Television, Damba said the gunmen who were about four started their operation from 12: 00 am shooting sporadically for over one hour, before whisking his wife and son to an undisclosed location. Damba said he put a distress call to the police immediately to come to his rescue but they did not show up until 3:00 am after the criminals...
Photos Show Walls Bandits broke to abduct Residents in Kaduna community
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Photos Show Walls Bandits broke to abduct Residents in Kaduna community

14 people were abducted by bandits at Ungwan Matari in Sabon Tasha area of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The bandits who invaded the community at about 11pm on Wednesday night, broke down walls and windows in a bid to gain access into the houses of the residents they kidnapped. Among the victims kidnapped in the attack were a landlord and his tenants. According to a resident, the bandits announced their arrival in the community by shooting sporadically into the air to scare the residents. "The bandits broke walls to gain access to houses. They kidnapped tenants and house owners,” Eunice Kasu, a resident of the area, told Premium Times. "The whole community is in total disarray now. We are all afraid and tired. Three days after the kidnapping of Bethel Bap...
Gunmen raze Imo Commissioner’s house
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Gunmen raze Imo Commissioner’s house

Unknown gunmen have razed the country home of the Imo state commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, in Oru East Local Government Area. The gunmen stormed his apartment at about 1am today June 6, broke the gate, and set it ablaze. Confirming the incident, Emelumba in an interview with The Nation, said “Early hours of today(Sunday) between 1am and 2am, some people called me from the village that heavily armed gunmen stormed my compound, broke the gate and set the buildings ablaze. My gateman, who was the only person around when the gunmen came, managed to escape unhurt but the bandits had easy access to the building and completely burnt down everything''
Sick Man Slumps, Dies In Bank In Rivers; Denied Access To Money For Treatment
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Sick Man Slumps, Dies In Bank In Rivers; Denied Access To Money For Treatment

Nigerians on social media have expressed outrage after a video of an unidentified man slumped and died in front of a bank in Rivers state went viral. According to an eyewitness, Uwaifo Obiano who share the video on Facebook, the man died due to the unfriendly attitude of the new generation bank staff. MCI gathered that the deceased was allegedly denied access to hold money since Friday 23rd of April 2021, even when he came with his next of kin. He was asked to go to the court to get an affidavit even though courts are not in session due to the ongoing strike. The man was said to have collapsed and died due to hunger, after not being allowed to withdraw, a young lady and two men came to the scene demanding that the bank opens the access door so they could deposit the man’s rema...
Nigeria Overtakes Congo as Worst in Global Access to Electricity
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Nigeria Overtakes Congo as Worst in Global Access to Electricity

Nigeria has overtaken the Democratic Republic of Congo with the highest number of citizens that lack access to electricity. World Bank Group officials who made the announcement during a virtual engagement with power reporters in Abuja on the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP), said Nigeria has 25 percent of people without access to electricity. The international financial agency's officials revealed that while electrification in the country has been growing at 1.1% yearly since 2010, it has not kept pace with the population growth of 3% yearly. This has increased the deficit by 3 million people to 85m which is 57% of the population. The group said; “Nigeria now has the largest number of unelectrified people globally and the trend is worsening; of the electrified, the supp...
COVID19 code: You are Causing Serious Hardship for People Travelling – Singer 2baba Calls out NCDC
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COVID19 code: You are Causing Serious Hardship for People Travelling – Singer 2baba Calls out NCDC

Singer, 2Face Idibia, has called out Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC officials for 'frustrating' Nigerians traveling home from other countries with regards to the COVID19 test results. In a video posted on his Instagram page, 2Face expressed frustration about the poor work ethics of NCDC officials. He made particular reference to the website of the center as well as the staff who according to him are never available to pick up calls when Nigerians who need their assistance try to reach them. 2Face who was in an airport when he made the video, said some Nigerians are stranded at the airport because they cannot access the NCDC website or staff to help them generate a QR code that will validate their COVID19 test results. Watch the videos he shared below
15-year-old Christian Girl allegedly Abducted, Forcefully Converted to Islam and Married Off to Abductor in Katsina State
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15-year-old Christian Girl allegedly Abducted, Forcefully Converted to Islam and Married Off to Abductor in Katsina State

A 15-year-old Christian girl identified as Aisha Mani has been allegedly abducted, forcefully converted to Islam and married off to her abductor at Gidan Dandada Rafin Iyaka, in Sabuwa Kasa Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. In a report published by the Hausa Christian Foundation (HACFO) on Thursday, April 15, 2020, the conversion and marriage was said to have been carried out by the District Head of Kafur. According to the report, Aisha went missing from home on 10th February, 2021. Two days later, her parents received a call from the District Head of Kafur telling them to stop searching for Aisha because she is safe with him in his house. He claimed that one Idris Shehu brought her to his house. Aisha’s family went to see the District Head at his palace in order t...
Having Access To Me Is A Whole Privilege – Moesha Sends Epic Shade To Salma
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Having Access To Me Is A Whole Privilege – Moesha Sends Epic Shade To Salma

Moesha Budoung wants you and everyone else out there to know that she knows her worth and the value of her head. In light of this, Moe says getting close to her or having access to her is a privilege. Moe made us aware of this when she shared a picture of herself on a cruise. Moe believes she is a princess, perhaps her reasons for thinking having an access to her would be such a privilege. This could also be a shade to Salma Mumin. Moe and Salma were good friends until whatever happened them happened. Now they do not want to hear the mention of each other’s name.
BBNaija Season 6: All You Need to Know About Early Access Auditions
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BBNaija Season 6: All You Need to Know About Early Access Auditions

Big Brother Naija Season 6 is back! Trust Biggy to make every season bigger and better than the last. This season’s winner will be taking home ?90 MILLION WORTH OF PRIZES. Yup, you heard that right. It doesn’t end there; organizers of the show have decided to spice things up by giving customers early access to audition for the reality TV show. Imagine being a part of the first set of people to get auditioned for BBNaija 6 which will premiere later this year. If you intend to be among the lucky people to make it into Biggy’s house, here are a few things you need to know: Auditions opened Wednesday, March 24th and will close Wednesday, March 31st, 2021. That means you have two days left to the close of the auditions. You can gain early audition access by simply re...
Reno Omokri’s ‘Wife’ Replies a Follower who Called Reno her ‘Crush’
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Reno Omokri’s ‘Wife’ Replies a Follower who Called Reno her ‘Crush’

A post on Reno Omokri's Instagram, that's reportedly from his wife, addressed a woman who called Reno her crush. The follower, while commenting on Reno's post, referred to him as "My crush". Reno took a screenshot of the woman's reply and shared as a different post and the caption was signed off by Reno's 'wife'. In the response, the wife made it clear that she has access to Reno's social media accounts, reads his posts, and sees all the messages women send to him. See the response below.
Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation
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Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation

A dramatic scene was recorded in the mining town of Gwanda, Zimbabwe on Tuesday morning, February 23, when a suspected serial thief fell from the ceiling of a shopping complex during an operation. The suspect reportedly gained access to the shopping complex  at Emabhizeni along 4th Avenue through one of the shops' windows before using the ceiling to enter other shops to steal various goods. A supermarket employee told The Chronicle that he saw the thief in the act and when chased after him, he panicked and fell from the ceiling. The employee said;   I was just arriving for work when I heard sounds at the back. I made a follow up as it was still quiet with most people not having reported to work yet. I saw the thief trying to jump from the ceiling. I managed to clim...
Gunmen Kill Taraba Businessman
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Gunmen Kill Taraba Businessman

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a businessman in Jalingo, Taraba state. The victim identified as Alhaji Abdulrazak Yola, was shot dead by the gunmen inside his house at midnight on Friday, February 12. It was gathered that the gunmen shot sporadically before gaining access into the house of the victim, located at Sabon gari in Jalingo metropolis. A neighbour of the deceased, who does not want his name mentioned, told Daily Trust that the gunmen shot him on the chest when they could not kidnap him. He said after killing the businessman the hoodlums escaped through river Lamurde into the forest.
Seven oil Workers Killed in an Explosion at the Benin River Basin
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Seven oil Workers Killed in an Explosion at the Benin River Basin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed the death of seven oil workers killed in an explosion that occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), on behalf of the NPDC/Elcrest Joint Venture. A statement from the corporation said the incident occurred on Wednesday, July 8 during the installation of a ladder on a platform (Benin River Valve Station) for access during discharging of Gbetiokun production. The statement said that a detailed investigation into the cause of the explosion has commenced. ''The bodies of casualties have been deposited in a morgue in Sapele, while families of the personnel involved are being contacted by their employers: Weld Affairs and Flow Impact, which are consultants to NPDC.'' ...
Apple Allegedly Denies Dubai Police Access To Huspuppi’s Mac Laptop, iPhone
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Apple Allegedly Denies Dubai Police Access To Huspuppi’s Mac Laptop, iPhone

From an unswerving source in Dubai, it has been reported that Dubai Police have to unlock the devices but to no avail and extended their efforts to Apple who rejected the request based on data protection and customer confidentiality rule. The devices were deceptively encrypted and Apple has stopped overriding the codes. About a week ago, real estate developer Hushpuppi who was arrested for allegedly involving in illegal activities. Reports disclosed that he was arrested after he was connected to a fraud on the unemployment insurance scheme of the USA. Dubai based Hushpuppi, famed for his luxurious lifestyle resides both at home and abroad. The young man lives a fashionable lifestyle. The pictures he posts on Instagram depicts the type of life he lives.
Nursing Mother and her Three Children Burnt to Death in Niger State
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Nursing Mother and her Three Children Burnt to Death in Niger State

A woman and her three children, including a one-month-old baby, were burnt to death inside their apartment in the Nkangbe area of Minna, the Niger state capital today June 10. According to reports, the woman lived with her hubby and his other wife, Fati, inside the building. In the night, an intense fire engulfed the building, burning her and her children to death while the second wife and her two children suffered serious burns. A neighbor who spoke on the incident, said the husband of both women usually stayed in Abuja where he worked and returned home most weekends. The neighbor said at about 11pm, the women cried for help after they noticed the intense fire in their home. The men of the fire service responded to the distress call made to them but were seriously hindered by th...
Top Presidency Aides Denied Access To Aso Villa After Violating NCDC Guidelines
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Top Presidency Aides Denied Access To Aso Villa After Violating NCDC Guidelines

According to findings, some of the Presidency aides refused access into Aso Villa after returning from the burial include State House Chief Protocol Officer, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure, Special Assistant to the President, Yusuf Sabiu, a nephew to the President, Musa Haro Daura, and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the, Garba Shehu. Some top aides of President Muhammadu Buhari have been denied access into the Presidential Villa in Abuja after returning from the burial of late Chief of Staff to Buhari, Abba Kyari, on Saturday. The burial at Gudu Cemetery was attended by a large crowd – most of whom had no nose mask or hand gloves on them for protection against Coronavirus. This development violated the social distancing rule put in place by the Nigeria Centre for D...
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Millions of Nigerians will not have access to their bank accounts from January 2nd 2020

Nigerians are in for a shock as the Finance Bill currently passed by National Assembly has amended sections 33, 49 & 58 of the Personal Income Tax Act. Thus, individuals are required to produce their Tax Identification Numbers (TIN) before they can operate existing or new bank accounts in Nigeria. What this means is that, if you don't have TIN, you will not be able to operate your bank account. This may come as shock to many, but the important thing to do at this point is to ensure you have a TIN as the date for implementation has been set for 2nd of January 2020. The minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, made this known to the public. If you run a registered business and have dealings with government, there is a likelihood you already have your TIN, so you should not have issues. The i...
Akin Alabi launches Pro-Bono legal services in Ibadan
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Akin Alabi launches Pro-Bono legal services in Ibadan

A member of the House of Representatives representing Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal Constituency, Honourable Akin Alabi has launched a Pro-Bono legal service for residents of his Constituency to help those in needs with access to better legal service. The core of the program will be the fight against Police brutality, harassment and illegal detentions. Akin Alabi has hired a top legal firm in Ibadan to combat these issues, the law firm will inspect all detention areas and police stations within Egbeda/Ona Area to enforce the fundamental human rights of detainees within the consistency. Outside Police brutality, the Pro Bono Service will also aid indigents that are defrauded in land cases, harassed by criminals and the issues of fundamental human rights. During a visit to the Commissione...
Atiku, PDP Urge Supreme Court To Grant Them Access To INEC Server
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Atiku, PDP Urge Supreme Court To Grant Them Access To INEC Server

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar and his party have approached the Supreme Court to grant them access to a supposed server purportedly used to transmit election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) in a ruling on June 24, 2019 had rejected a similar request they made in a motion on notice that was dismissed, a decision Atiku and the PDP have now appealed before the Supreme Court via a notice of appeal filed on June 26, 2019. Atiku and his party want the Supreme Court to allow their appeal and set aside the June 24, 2019 ruling of the PEPT. In rejecting the application, the PEPT had held, among others that granting their reques...
Tribunal Rejects Atiku, PDP’s Request To Access INEC’s Server
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Tribunal Rejects Atiku, PDP’s Request To Access INEC’s Server

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has rejected the request of the Peoples Democratic (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to have access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission. A five-man panel of the tribunal unanimously refused the request, saying issues have been joined by parties on the existence or otherwise of the server. The judges say the tribunal cannot delve into those issues at the interlocutory stage.
Twitter Reduces The Number of Accounts You Can Follow to 400 Per day
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Twitter Reduces The Number of Accounts You Can Follow to 400 Per day

Before now, Twitter users have been able to follow up to a 1,000 accounts per day but now, Twitter has cut it down to 400 in a bid to make the platform more secure. The move is the latest in Twitter's ongoing efforts to rid its platform of misuse. Last July, Twitter implemented a range of new API restrictions to impede the use of bots for artificial tweet engagement, which it ramped up again just recently, cutting off access entirely to a range of well-known third-party apps. Also, between April and June last year, Twitter says that it shut down more than 143,000 apps for similar usage violations, which the company has sought to eliminate in response to concerns about social media misuse and user manipulation.
If Your Spouse Can’t Access Your Phone, E-mail Or Bank Details…. – Daddy Freeze
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If Your Spouse Can’t Access Your Phone, E-mail Or Bank Details…. – Daddy Freeze

Controversial OAP Daddy freeze is out again with his controversial topics. He dishes out some advice to young christian couple on how to handle their marriage. Read what he wrote below For Christians, the scriptures say two became one. How can you become one with someone who can’t access your phone, email or bank details? HOW? - Those pulpit gaslights have lied to you all your life, a great pity it is that you are living a lie and the consequence is your expulsion from God’s city read Rev22:15. - Many of you are living separate lives while carrying a legal document to pronounce you a couple, thats a huge joke on no one else but you.� - The fact that you got married in a religious shrine in front of a priest does not make you a married couple, as a matter of fact, you don’t ne...
Nigerians Don’t Have Right To Access Internet On Election Day – Aye Dee
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Nigerians Don’t Have Right To Access Internet On Election Day – Aye Dee

Controversial security expert, Mr Aye Dee has said Nigerians don't have the right to access internet on election day as so it should be shut down. In his defence, Aye Dee argued that the internet encourages the spread of fake news, which is very much likely to ignite crisis across the country during and after the election. He wrote: Access to the internet in Nigeria is NOT a right, if @inecnigeria believes internet access during the election needs to be restricted in order to prevent the spread of #FakeNews, specifically fake election results, it would be the right thing to do for Nigeria's sake. The internet in should be shut down by 11:59PM on Friday, Feb. 15th, 2019 and restored by 11:59pm on Saturday, February 16th, 2019. If this is not done, there will be chaos as fake...
Assets: CCB Refuses Access To Kyari, Amaechi, Fashola’s Declaration Forms
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Assets: CCB Refuses Access To Kyari, Amaechi, Fashola’s Declaration Forms

The Code of Conduct Bureau has refused to release copies of asset declaration forms of some prominent Nigerians more than seven days after Saturday Punch sent a letter of request to the bureau. Relying on the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2011, Saturday Punch had on January 24 written to the CCB asking for copies of asset declaration forms of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige; Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Babatunde Fashola (SAN); Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu; and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. Other office holders Saturday Punch sought for their declaration forms from the CCB were Minister of Information and Culture, Lai...
What is the right age a child should be granted unsupervised access to use the internet? – Uche Jombo asks
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What is the right age a child should be granted unsupervised access to use the internet? – Uche Jombo asks

Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Uche Jombo is asking a very sensitive question. She wrote ''Technology is the future,I know the importance of making sure our children are highly skilled in this digital age but the harsh reality is ....unless you are going to supervise your child's online activities they are not safe...the true danger lurking in the burgeoning number of children's internet chat rooms ( social media / gaming chat rooms) I know most of these apps say 13years and above (which kids can lie about to create profile) (Today is such an eye opener for me) Story for another day. Can we please discuss the right age for our kids to get on internet (social media and gaming chat rooms) unsupervised. Now that I have gotten that off my chest''. So what age is ideal for a par...
Why We’re Rebuilding Ayefele’s Music House – Oyo State Government
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Why We’re Rebuilding Ayefele’s Music House – Oyo State Government

The Oyo State Government has explained its role in the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, which was partially demolished in August, Punch Metro reports. The government, in a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, said its intervention was informed by the acknowledgment of contravention of the state building code by the management of the Music House and the personal appeal by Ayefele to Governor Abiola Ajimobi. he statement noted that an appeal from various stakeholders in the state and the musician’s willingness to rectify the contraventions, which would involve the reduction of the frontage fence line by 1.5m, among others, had informed the intervention by the governor. It...
Access Bank Takes Impairment In 9mobile Loan
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Access Bank Takes Impairment In 9mobile Loan

Nigeria’s Access Bank said on Wednesday it had booked a 4 billion naira ($13 million) impairment on its loan to troubled telecoms firm 9mobile, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria. Access Chief Executive Herbert Wigwe said the bank had a direct exposure of 11 billion naira to 9mobile, as well as an exposure of 35-39 billion naira to the telecoms firm’s suppliers. Wigwe told an analysts’ call that Access hoped to recover the debt once 9mobile was sold to new investors. Nigerian banks have agreed an extension to a $1.2 billion loan made to 9mobile, pending the mobile operator finding new investors. However, some lenders outside the syndicated facility are making provisions. “We have downgraded the risk of Etisalat and have taken increased collective impairments,” he said. Acces...
VC Gives Herdsmen Ultimatum To Withdraw Cattle From Campus
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VC Gives Herdsmen Ultimatum To Withdraw Cattle From Campus

PROFESSOR Enefiok Essien, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Uyo, has ordered herdsmen operating within the university community to relocate their cattle from the campus within two weeks. Essien, who made the call at a meeting with the herdsmen, led by their head, Alhaji Farouk Miyetti Allah, in Uyo on Monday, said the action would prevent cattle from constituting a nuisance to the environment. According to a statement by the university’s Director of Public Relations, Godfrey Essien, the vice-chancellor said the order became imperative as part of efforts to promote peace and unity on the university campus. The deadline that was given to the herdsmen, which began on April 28, would expire on May 11. ALSO READ: $5.9M: Jonathan Storms Skye Bank, Denied Access To Fund Essien not...
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Sahara Group Graduate Program 2017

Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below: 1.) Sahara Group Limited Graduate Analyst Program 2017 Purpose Statement: Responsible for financial position to make better business/ investment decisions, as well as monitoring and assessing business performance and determining the matrix for assessment thereof. The Graduate Analyst is responsible for processing and evaluating businesses, projects, budgets and other finance-related entities to determine their suitability for investment. (S)He must be able to perform financ...

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