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Nigeria is the hub of Stolen Cars – Finance Minister, Ahmed Zainab
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Nigeria is the hub of Stolen Cars – Finance Minister, Ahmed Zainab

The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said that majority of vehicles imported into Nigeria were stolen. The Minister said this while delivering a keynote address at the zonal sensitisation seminar on the National Vehicle Registry (VREG) policy in Abuja on Thursday, August 12. Tribune quotes the Minister as saying ''The National Bureau of Statistics confirmed that between 2015 and 2019, Nigeria imported an average of 300,000 vehicles with an average of 48 per cent increase in import annually, while an additional 45 per cent of vehicles are smuggled into the country annually, thus evading duty payment of which 40 per cent of these vehicles are stolen. A case study also revealed that between October 2018 to September 2019 the country recorded ...
“I’m not a Nigerian Artiste. I Don’t Make Money from Nigeria” Burna Boy Says
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“I’m not a Nigerian Artiste. I Don’t Make Money from Nigeria” Burna Boy Says

Burna Boy has said he is not a Nigerian artist though he's from Nigeria. He made this known on Twitter while reacting to a discussion about his achievements as an international artist. A Davido fan account - going by the username, A Better Time, gotten from Davido's album - said of Burna during the discussion: "He was *just an average star back in Nigeria and Africa at large, more like an artist with prospects, unlike his peers who had to do it on their own from day one." A fan of Burna's then defended the Grammy-award winner and Burna tweeted, telling his fan to ignore the "delusional fanbases." Burna wrote: "Bro. Don’t get worked up. It’s Nigerian Twitter with 2 delusional fanbases, trust me You are not talking to actual people if their handles look like that." ...
Cavani Blasts Man Utd’s Senior Officials Over Super League
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Cavani Blasts Man Utd’s Senior Officials Over Super League

  Manchester United striker, Edinson Cavani, has hit out at his bosses, following the failed European Super League plans. He accused them of trying to deprive “more modest teams” a chance to play in the Champions League. United’s Glazer owners were involved in the plans to create a breakaway Super League, along with fellow Premier League sides Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham. However, they all withdrew within 48 hours of the official announcement. The fallout from the Super League debacle saw executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward announce he would be leaving Old Trafford at the end of this year. But Cavani, who signed a new one-year extension, has gone one step further to launch a scathing attack on his employers. “When the Super Leag...
“We need to fix Africa” Comedian, Michael Blackson laments about the situation in Africa
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“We need to fix Africa” Comedian, Michael Blackson laments about the situation in Africa

Comedian, Michael Blackson took to Instagram to lament about the state of Africa, particularly the cost of living. The American actor, who is originally from Ghana, said that too many things are wrong in Africa and we all need to come together to fix it. He said the average income in Ghana is so low, yet houses in Ghana cost more than houses in Atlanta. He added that there are no middle class in Africa, only the rich and poor. He also complained about how African leaders go into leadership positions and become rich. He said the richest people in Africa are those in government but this isn't the case in America. He went on to say that something needs to be done about Africa to make life better for the average man. Read his tweets below from the bottom to the top. ...
Nigerian Man Seeks Help to Locate his Pregnant Wife who he Claims Ran Away with their Child
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Nigerian Man Seeks Help to Locate his Pregnant Wife who he Claims Ran Away with their Child

A Nigerian man, Idala Gilbert from Rivers State state, is seeking useful information that could help him in locating his pregnant wife and daughter. According Mr Gilbert, he travelled for a wedding in Port Harcourt and returned only to find out that his 7 months pregnant wife allegedly ran away with their little daughter, Michelle. "Pls public. I'm from rivers state, andoni LGA, ngo town. I married from aka ekpeme in ikono LGA of aiwa ibom. My wife took my baby from home where we live in my town ngo town and ran away in the night while I traveled for a wedding in ph. She is fair in complexion nd average in height," he wrote on AKBC Radio, Uyo Facebook page on Wednesday, April 7. "She is with 7 months pregnancy and with my daughter by Michelle. I searched  everywhere here nd th...
Nigerian Woman Says Landlord Served her Quit Notice Because he has Issue with the Way She Dresses
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Nigerian Woman Says Landlord Served her Quit Notice Because he has Issue with the Way She Dresses

A Nigerian woman, Toju, said that her landlord has served her a quit notice because he doesn't like the way she dresses. Toju disclosed this via Twitter on Monday morning, March 29 and later confirmed that he actually brought the quit notice. "Because my landlord has an issue with the way I dress he is bringing my quit notice" she wrote. "I hate that no matter how much we fight for equality online, the average man is still a misogynistic piece of sh*t" she added.
PPPRA Puts new petrol Pump Price at N212.61 Per Litre
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PPPRA Puts new petrol Pump Price at N212.61 Per Litre

Eleven days after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) released a statement saying that there will be no increase in petrol pump price in March, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, has fixed the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, at N212.61 per litre, for the month of March. According to the PPPRA’s PMS guiding price released to stakeholders, the N212.61 price is supposed to commence from March 1st and run till March 31st, 2021. However, indications in the oil sector suggest that the Federal government through the NNPC has resumed subsidizing the product as it is still been sold at an average of N170 in petrol stations across the country   NNPC is said to be spending an average of N42 to subsidise a litre o...
Cost of funds to decline as N330bn boost interbank liquidity
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Cost of funds to decline as N330bn boost interbank liquidity

Cost of funds in the interbank money market is expected to fall this week in response to inflow of N330 billion from maturing treasury bills (TBs). Cost of funds rose sharply last week following outflow of funds for retail foreign exchange auction and N100 billion commitment to the secondary market (Open Market Operation, OMO) TBs conducted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the previous week. The outflow which exceeded inflow of N18.5 billion from matured OMO TBs prompted average short term interest rate to spike by 578 basis points (bpts). Data from FMDQ showed that interest rate on Collateralised (Open Buy Back, OBB) lending rose by 517 bpts to 7.42 percent on Friday from 2.25 percent the previous week. Similarly, interest rate on Overnight lending rose by 558 bpts to 8.33...
COVID-19: Mysterious Deaths Rock Jigawa Local Council
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COVID-19: Mysterious Deaths Rock Jigawa Local Council

Over hundred people are said to have died within the last ten days in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa state. The Special Assistant to the Local Council Chairman on Media, Sani Kakabori who spoke to Channels Television says an average of ten people mostly above the ages of fifty dies everyday for the last ten days, in the local government. However, the state Government has established a five man committee to investigate the issue and recommend appropriate actions. The State Chairman COVID 19 Task force who is also the Commissioner of health, Dr Abba Zakari disclosed this in a statement acquired by Channels Television. According to him, the Committee is chaired by Dr Mahmud Abdulwahab with Shehu Mohammad, Yusuf Hakimi, Shehu Sule, and representative of World Health Orga...
I Spend $2million Monthly on Charity – Father Mbaka
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I Spend $2million Monthly on Charity – Father Mbaka

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has said that he spends on the average of $2million monthly on charity activities. The controversial cleric made the statement when he presented N18.8m bank draft to the management of the Annunciation Specialist Hospital, Enugu, on behalf of the non-profit arm of his ministry, the Multi-Life Savers for the Less Privileged. According to reports, he also presented N50,000 cash and a bag of rice each to 200 Enugu members of the Charismatic Renewal of Nigeria. He said, “We are basically here to continue the relationship that this wonderful health facility has with our charity organisation and Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria. “We presented a bank draft worth N18.8m to them to cover the accumulated bills of in...
The Average Nigerian Business Pays 48 Taxes – Tony Elumelu
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The Average Nigerian Business Pays 48 Taxes – Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, Chairman and founder of Heirs Holdings has revealed that the average Nigerian business pays 48 taxes. The UBA Chairman who decried the plight of the average Nigerian entrepreneur, saying that an average business was a local government authority providing his own electricity, water and waste disposal method, called for a far-reaching tax reforms and an urgent need to pass the executive tax bill. Tony Elumelu who revealed that the average Nigerian business pays 48 taxes while delivering a keynote address at the 21st annual tax conference of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria on Thursday, added that the government should make life easier for Small and Medium Enterprises by creating favourable tax policies that will support them. He called on the government to ...
Kunle Afolayan Shares Funny Video of his Son’s Reason for Wanting to Vote Atiku
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Kunle Afolayan Shares Funny Video of his Son’s Reason for Wanting to Vote Atiku

Movie director, Kunle Afolayan has shared a video of his son saying he would have voted for Atiku Abubakar because the PDP presidential candidate revealed in an interview that he would make his friends rich. According to Kunle Afolayan, the statement made his son want to be friends with Atiku. He shared: “Now that the election is over, I can post this video that really cracked me up put at the same time got me worried’. “My son Dari and I watched the documentary of the presidential candidate Atiku and the President Buhari.I must say that his innocent comment says the mindset of an average Nigerian kid and youth. I had to explain to him the implication of his take and he said “Oh! I didn’t know” “Let’s take time out to orientate our children on individual values and integ...
Average Police Station In Nigeria Gets N30,000 Per Quarter As Allocation – Owoseni
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Average Police Station In Nigeria Gets N30,000 Per Quarter As Allocation – Owoseni

Former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue States, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has disclosed that what an average police station in Nigeria gets as allocation per quarter for its operations is not more than N30,000, amounting to N10,000 per month. Mr Owoseni, who retired from the police force in December 2018, made this disclosure in the early hours of Monday, February 25, 2019. The retired cop was a guest on Channels Television’s popular election programme, The Verdict, which was monitored by Business Post. Speaking on the pathetic nature of things at the security agency, the former Commissioner said the poor funding has made it impossible for the police to perform well like they do when on foreign missions. “What an average police station receive as allocation is not more tha...
Prices Of Food Stuff Decreased In November – NBS
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Prices Of Food Stuff Decreased In November – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average price of some selected food items in the country decreased in November. Tomatoes NBS disclosed this on Friday in its November “Selected Food Price Watch’’ report released in Abuja. It said the average price of one dozen of medium sized agric egg decreased from N482.9 in October to N477.76 in November. The bureau said price of a dozen of medium sized egg increased year-on-year by 3.16 per cent and month-on-month by -1.06 per cent in the period under review. It said the average price of a piece of medium sized agric egg decreased year-on-year by 3.89 per cent and increased month-on-month by 1.62 per cent to N42.40 in November from N41.73 in October. According to the report, the average price of one kilogramme of tom...
Ekiti Workers Accuse Fayose Of Blowing N3bn On Chartered Flights
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Ekiti Workers Accuse Fayose Of Blowing N3bn On Chartered Flights

Ado-Ekiti-A section of Ekiti State workers under the auspices of Enlightened Workers Forum (EWF) have accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of spending N3 billion on chartered flights across the country in pursuit of political and personal affairs. Ayodele Fayose The angry workers alleged that Fayose spends N26 million of state funds monthly on chartered flights which “has dug a big hole in the Ekiti treasury.” The EWF in a statement on Saturday by its Coordinator, Mike Bamidele, lamented that this usual habit of the Governor which according to them, constituted no significant value to governance in the state, has become a burden on the state finances The workers’ pressure group alleged that Fayose junkets to Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt “where he has personal and political interests...

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