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Mo Abudu is Collaborating with 50 Cent, Starz on a new African Drama
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Mo Abudu is Collaborating with 50 Cent, Starz on a new African Drama

Abudu will co-executive produce the drama titled ‘Queen Nzinga’. Starz has confirmed the production of a new drama project in collaboration with 50 Cent’s G-Unit films and Television and Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Studio. The project titled ‘Queen Nzinga’ will be set in 17th century Angola and follows the coming of age story of fearless warrior queen Nzinga. According to history, Nzinga who became the first female ruler waged a 40-year guerrilla war against the kingdom’s formidable enemies and the cruel subjugation of her people by Portuguese slavers. In the lead role as Nzinga is star actress Yetide Badaki (‘America gods’) who doubles as the show’ co-executive producer alongside 50 Cent, Abudu and Steven A. DeKnight. “If you liked the movie 300 your gonna love this,” said 50 Ce...
Don’t rush to destroy rape evidence – Bauchi FIDA urges victims’ parents
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Don’t rush to destroy rape evidence – Bauchi FIDA urges victims’ parents

The Bauchi State chapter of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) on Friday urged parents and relatives of rape victims not to destroy evidence of the act by rushing to clean up the victims but to allow for proper prosecution of the culprits. This was stated by FIDA Secretary in the state, Hauwa Ahmed Abubakar, at a media roundtable hosted by the state chapter of the Nigeria Association Of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in collaboration with PLAN international held at the Press Centre secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). According to her, destruction of evidence before reporting to the appropriate quarters was the major reason it was difficult to prosecute most rape cases. Abubakar explained that whenever there was a rape case, the victim should first b...
#EndSARS: Germany offers to train Nigerian police officers on how to handle protesters without using guns
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#EndSARS: Germany offers to train Nigerian police officers on how to handle protesters without using guns

The German Government has offered to train officers of the Nigeria Police Force on ways to manage protesters without resorting to the use of guns. A high-level delegation from Germany on Tuesday November 23, visited the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, to seek areas of collaboration on police training, reform, and other issues. A retired Inspector-General of the German Federal Police, Matthias Seeger, who led the delegation, said it would be a great start for the police if his team could train the new crop of recruits into the Nigeria Police on best practices. “I think the best is, for a start, if you want to build a house, you start with the basement. You focus on very few things, maybe two or three. All the demonstrations we had in ...
Why we are struggling on infrastructure – President Buhari
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Why we are struggling on infrastructure – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday revealed that his administration is currently struggling to put up infrastructures to ensure sustainable development in the country. A statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina said the president made the remark when he met with the President of Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Dr Mohammed Al-Jasser at the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum. “We are struggling very hard on infrastructure because there can’t be sustainable development without it. “Considering the vastness of our country, we need roads, rail, power, airports, housing, and that is what we have engaged ourselves with in the past six years. And our people are seeing the new developments. Relative to the resources available to us, we have not done badly. When infrastructure is in pla...
3,906 inmates are still at large after jail attacks – Aregbesola
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3,906 inmates are still at large after jail attacks – Aregbesola

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has said that 3,906 inmates who escaped from various custodial centres in the country which came under attack, are still at large. The Minister disclosed this during a media briefing organised by the Presidential Communication Media Team at the State House, Abuja on Thursday November 11. Aregbesola said only 984 inmates have been recaptured out of the 4,369 inmates who escaped from the centres from 2020 till date. The Minister further revealed that biometrics of all custodial inmates in the country had been taken, and it is expected it would help in tracking and rearresting the inmates who escaped following a collaboration with the International Police (INTERPOL). He said;  “How long can they continue to run from the state? The state i...
Police confirm killing of Akunyili, call for calm, information to track down killers
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Police confirm killing of Akunyili, call for calm, information to track down killers

Anambra State Police Commissioner, Tony Olofu, has said the command will track down the killers of Dr. Chike Akunyili, who was killed on Tuesday evening in Onitsha. In a statement by the Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, Olofu, who has visited the scene of the incident for on-the-spot-assessment, called for collaboration between the people and the police to fish out bad elements in the state. Ikenga in the release said: “The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command, Tony Olofu, today, 29th September, 2021, observed with grave concern, the series of security breaches that have taken place within the State, and has therefore ordered tactical Commanders of the Command to immediately put an end to the madness. “He gave this order when he led senior police officers from...
Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto
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Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto

One person has been confirmed dead with several others kidnapped after unknown gunmen attacked Tangaza Local Government Area, Sokoto State. The spokesperson of the state’s police command, ASP Sunusi Abubakar, who confirmed the attack to newsmen on Saturday, said the incident occurred on Friday evening. “We received a report of an attack by unknown gunmen who stormed the headquarters of Tangaza LGA on Friday evening. “The bandits killed one of the traders, abducted an unspecified number of persons and also carted away foodstuffs and drinks. “However, investigations are currently going on and the police, working in collaboration with other security agencies to rescue the kidnapped persons and arrests the perpetrators of the act,” he said. Also, a source who spoke to newsme...
N-Power: FG starts payment of outstanding arrears to beneficiaries
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N-Power: FG starts payment of outstanding arrears to beneficiaries

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has commenced the payment of arrears of stipends for batches A and B of the 2016 and 2018 volunteers of the N-Power programme nationwide. Permanent Secretary, Bashir Alkali, provided the update in a statement on Friday. Alkali said the accounts of 14,021 volunteers were flagged in March 2020 by the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) for various reasons. They include multiple bank accounts and receiving multiple salaries from other government ministries/agencies. Alkali said the acts violated the regulations guiding the N-Power volunteer programme. He disclosed that after an investigation in collaboration with relevant government agencies, 9,066 volun...
2021 MTV Video Music Awards: Full list of winners
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2021 MTV Video Music Awards: Full list of winners

The MTV Video Music Awards took place at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, on Sunday night, September 12, with Doja Cat hosting the ceremony. The night's big winner was Lil Nas X, who took home multiple awards, including the coveted Video of the Year trophy as well as honors for Best Direction and Best Visual Effects, all for his single "Montero (Call Me by Your Name)." The artist dedicated his Video of the Year statute to "the gay agenda". Other winners included Olivia Rodrigo, who won Best New Artist and Song of the Year (for "Drivers License"); Justin Bieber, who won both Artist of the Year and Best Pop, for his song "Peaches," featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon; Billie Eilish, who won Video for Good for her ballad "Your Power"; BTS, who won Group of the Year; and Travis Scott, wh...
All the Cameos in Coca-Cola & Mayorkun’s ‘Ginjaaah Your Flow’ music video
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All the Cameos in Coca-Cola & Mayorkun’s ‘Ginjaaah Your Flow’ music video

A few weeks ago, Coca-Cola released Ginjaaah Your Flow, an uplifting song in collaboration with Mayorkun and the reception has been off the hook! It is still Ginjaaah O’Clock as the trendy song now has an exciting music video. The video featuring Mayorkun, Izzy Odigie, LordSky, Priscilla Ojo, GGB Dance Crew, Diana Eneje, DJ Abba and Josh2Funny, was unveiled with a launch party to thousands of Coke lovers in Lagos and Abuja on Sept 10th and 11th respectively and live-streamed on social media. In the entertaining video, Mayorkun excitedly performed the Ginjaaah Your Flow dance choreographed by Izzy Odigie, a follow-up to the trendy Coca-Cola dance challenge generating thousands of entries on Instagram and Triller. “Ginjaaah”, Coca-Cola’s urban representation ...
Ogun Assembly mulls resident’s permit for corps members, students, others
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Ogun Assembly mulls resident’s permit for corps members, students, others

The Ogun State House of Assembly is legislating on a bill that would ensure that all residents of the state are registered by the government. The bill, when passed into law, would consider resident’s permit for short-term residents like National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members and students of higher learning institutions. The bill entitled “H.B. No. 062/OG/2021 – The Ogun State Residents Registration Agency and the Registration of Ogun State Residents Law 2021” was on Wednesday deliberated on by stakeholders, at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. DAILY POST learnt that there would be an Ogun State Resident Registration Agency, which would be saddled with the responsibility of capturing the database of people living in Ogun. Speaking on the bill, the Speaker, Olak...
Kanye West’s childhood home ‘vandalised’ by Drake fans
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Kanye West’s childhood home ‘vandalised’ by Drake fans

Kanye West’s childhood home in Chicago has reportedly been ‘vandalised’ by Drake fans As the rivalry between the two artists rolls on, photos surfaced this weekend of three different signs that appear to have been left on the front steps of the South Shore Chicago house that Kanye grew up in, which he recently bought and is reportedly in the process of renovating. One sign promotes Drake’s forthcoming album, ‘Certified Lover Boy’, while another attacks Justin LaBoy, the media personality who has been promoting West’s forthcoming album, ‘Donda’. The final sign, “45 44 Burnt Out”, references a recent collaboration between Drake and Trippie Redd, ‘Betrayal’, where Drake seemingly takes a swipe at West. No real damage was done to the home whose address is widely public and ...
Police confirms release of 18 kidnapped students, staff of Zamfara College, two killed
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Police confirms release of 18 kidnapped students, staff of Zamfara College, two killed

The Zamfara State Police Command has said that in collaboration with the state government and other critical stakeholders, it has successfully secured the unconditional release of 18 abducted students and staff of Zamfara State College of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Bakura. It could be recalled that on Monday, 16th of August, 2021, suspected bandits invaded the School and abducted the victims to an undisclosed hideouts. According to the State Police Spokesman, SP Mohammed Shehu since then, the police command under the leadership of Mr. Ayuba Elkana in collaboration with the Zamfara State Government and other Critical Stakeholders have been intensifying search and rescue strategies with a view to rescuing the abducted victims hale and hearty. “The abducted victims who were bro...
NAPTIP to use town criers in fight against human trafficking
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NAPTIP to use town criers in fight against human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has announced it will engage local town criers to help in spreading its message against human trafficking. Speaking on Friday, August 13, at the agency's headquarters in Abuja while hosting a delegation from the International Organisation for Migration led by its Country Chief of Mission, Franz Celestin, NAPTIP’s Head, Press and Public Relations Unit, Stella Nezan, made the revelation in a statement titled, ‘NAPTIP, IOM set to improve collaboration to tackle human trafficking and irregular migration.’ The agency’s Director-General, Basheer Muhammed, represented by Nezan said NAPTIP's mandates touch various families in the country. The statement says “I want NAPTIP’s anti-huma...
Abducted Chibok schoolgirl returns home and reunites with her family
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Abducted Chibok schoolgirl returns home and reunites with her family

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Saturday, August 7 in Maiduguri, the state capital, received Ruth Ngladar Pogu, one of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted seven years ago at a Government Secondary School in Chibok. Recall that Boko Haram members had attacked the school towards midnight on April 14, 2014, and abducted the students. A statement released from the governor's office, said Ruth, alongside someone she was said to have forcefully been married to during her captivity, surrendered themselves to the Nigerian military on July 28, 2021, at a location in Bama. Under Governor Zulum’s supervision, security and government officials kept the development secret and used the last 10 days to contact her parents and the association of parents of the missing schoolg...
My Reconciliation with 2Baba not Fake – Blackface
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My Reconciliation with 2Baba not Fake – Blackface

Nigerian rapper Blackface has vowed never to have another spiteful moment with former band mate, 2baba after some fans opined that their reconciliation was fake and too spontaneous to be genuine. In an interview with The Punch, Blackface maintained that he wasn’t boxed to a corner and the reconciliation was genuine. He said, “I did not feel boxed into a corner by any means. It was a spontaneous reaction and we all know that holding grudges does not help anyone because life is too short. I am at peace with myself and I want him (2baba) to be at peace with himself too.” Commenting on the possibility of a future collaboration between him and 2baba, the ‘Hard Life’ singer said, “Only time will reveal what will happen in the future.” Commenting on the possibility of a future collab...
Three Suspected Foreign Smugglers Arrested as Nigeria Customs intercepts Pangolin scales, Elephant Tusks Worth N22.3bn in Lagos
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Three Suspected Foreign Smugglers Arrested as Nigeria Customs intercepts Pangolin scales, Elephant Tusks Worth N22.3bn in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested three suspected smugglers in connection with pangolin scales and elephant tusks worth N22.3 billion intercepted in Lagos State. Briefing the media on Wednesday, August 4, in Lagos, the Controller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali, said the 17,137.44 kilograms of Pangolin scales (196 sacks), 870.44 kilograms of Elephant tusks and 4.60 kilograms of Pangolin claws were evacuated at a location in Lekki, after proper examination. According to the Customs CG, NCS’s extensive collaboration yielded credible intelligence that triggered swift and comprehensive actions by the Customs Intelligence Unit and Headquarters Strike force. "The ever increasing and relevant functions of the global Customs...
100 Kidnap Victims Rescued in Zamfara – Police
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100 Kidnap Victims Rescued in Zamfara – Police

100 captives abducted by bandits in the Dansadau area of Maru Local government council of Zamfara State have been rescued. The captives who spent more than 40 days in bandits’ den, were released after repentant bandits mediated on their behalf following a peace meeting brokered by the state government. Police spokesperson in the state, SP Mohammed Shehu told the BBC that the bandits abducted the victims at Manawa village on June 8, and kept them at Kabaru forest for over 40 days. Shehu said; “The rescue is one of the efforts the state command is making to protect the lives and properties of citizens. “Since the abduction, the police force geared up in collaboration with sister security agencies and stakeholders as well who assist police to maintain peace in the state. “...
Man arrested with $184,800 Concealed in a Diaper at Kano airport
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Man arrested with $184,800 Concealed in a Diaper at Kano airport

The Area Comptroller in charge of Kano/Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs, Suleiman Pai Umar, has handed over one Sabo Suleiman to the Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The suspect was arrested in a joint operation on June 17, 2021 by the EFCC, Services Security Service, SSS and the Nigeria Customs Service at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport. He was nabbed when he came to claim an unaccompanied suitcase that arrived aboard an Ethiopian Air flight ET911 from Saudi Arabia through Addis Ababa. Upon arrest, it was discovered that a sum of $184,800 (One Hundred and Eighty-Four Thousand Dollars), SAR 1,723,310 (One Million, Seven Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand, Three Hundred and Ten Saudi Riyals) was concealed in a diaper pack. The mon...
Buhari hails Pakistan over military cooperation
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Buhari hails Pakistan over military cooperation

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Islamic Republic of Pakistan remained faithful and consistent in assisting Nigeria, particularly in the training of members of the armed forces. This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Adesina said the President spoke Friday at State House, Abuja, while receiving General Nadeem Raza, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Islamic Republic. “We greatly appreciate your help in terms of training members of our armed forces, officers and men. Some of my colleagues trained in your country, and you have remained consistent in assisting us. We benefit a lot from Pakistani, and we are grateful.” General Raza said Nigeria was the most important country in Afri...
Gunmen kidnap six ceramic workers in Kogi
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Gunmen kidnap six ceramic workers in Kogi

Six staff of West African Ceramic Company in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi State, were on Wednesday morning, June 30, kidnapped by gunmen. Eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the workers were abducted while loading stones which were expected to be delivered in the ceramic site located at Itobe in the same council area. The state police spokesperson, William Aya who confirmed the attack by the fully armed gunmen said officers are operating in collaboration with other security agencies to see that the victims are rescued. Aya disclosed that operatives are still combing the bushes in the local government to see if the gunmen are still close by.
Kim Kardashian’s Skims made Team USA’s official loungewear for Tokyo Olympics
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Kim Kardashian’s Skims made Team USA’s official loungewear for Tokyo Olympics

Kim Kardashian has made another accomplishment in her career.She went on to say that when she “received the call inviting Skims to be a part of @TeamUSA, every moment I’ve spent admiring the strength and energy of the Olympians from the sidelines came full circle. Kim Kardashian?s Skims made Team USA?s official loungewear for Tokyo Olympic “Our top priority is providing our athletes with the tools and support needed to compete at the highest level, and we’re excited to work with SKIMS to bring this unparalleled level of comfort to Team USA athletes and fans,” he said. The 40-year-old Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and business mogul revealed on Monday June 28, that her label has been made Team USA’s official loungewear for Tokyo Olympics in Japan. She would be designing th...
US Rapper DaBaby To Visit Nigeria For Video Shoot With Davido
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US Rapper DaBaby To Visit Nigeria For Video Shoot With Davido

Popular American rapper, DaBaby, has announced that he has a collaboration with Nigerian singer, Davido. He also revealed that he will be visiting Nigeria for a video shoot with the DMW boss. DaBaby made this known while speaking at the 2021 BET Awards, which took place on Sunday, June 27 in Los Angeles, California. According to the artiste, he would be in Nigeria next week for the project. See Video Below;
Two injured as cultists clash in Ogun
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Two injured as cultists clash in Ogun

Two members of a notorious cult group, Jamiu Okanlawon (20) and Oluwaseun Owoeye (30) were arrested on Sunday while engaging a rival cult group in a supremacy battle that injured two persons. The clash happened at Orelope area of Ilogbo Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, DAILY POST learnt. The suspects’ arrest followed a distress call received by the DPO of Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job, that the cultists were on a rampage and disturbing the peace of the area. Upon the distress call, the DPO mobilized his men, in collaboration with the local vigilante to the scene. “On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums, who had already inflicted varying degrees of injuries on the duo of a 45-year-old Modinat Lawal and one Ope Saheed, took to flight, but two of the sus...
Ogun Police Dismiss Reports Claiming Fulani Herdsmen Invaded a Primary School and Killed two pupils
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Ogun Police Dismiss Reports Claiming Fulani Herdsmen Invaded a Primary School and Killed two pupils

The Ogun state police command has dismissed claims being made by some social media users that some Fulani herdsmen invaded the St. John Anglican Primary school Agodo and hacked two pupils to death. DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who is the spokesperson of the command described the allegation as a ''lie from the pit of hell''. According to Oyeyemi, the mischief-makers used an old video from 2018 when a mentally unstable man stormed the school and killed to pupils to make the false claim. Read his statement below... The attention of Ogun state police command has been drawn to an information circulating on social media titled #DemonOnLoose# . In the said write up, the writer wrote that some Fulani herders invaded St. John's Anglican Primary School Agodo, Ogun state and turned the schoo...
Balenciaga and Crocs team up to release stiletto heels inspired by the Clogs
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Balenciaga and Crocs team up to release stiletto heels inspired by the Clogs

Balenciaga and Crocs have released a pair of stiletto heels inspired by the clogs. It is unclear how much the Balenciaga Crocs 2.0' will cost but they are set to be released in 2022. Meanwhile, a previous Balenciaga and Crocs collaboration sold for £600.   The same collection also includes rain boots with a platform sole and they are available in a range of colours. The new collections were met with mixed reactions online with some Twitter users saying the shoes were 'painful' and unnecessary, while others said they couldn't wait to get their hands on a pair. 'I mean... wtf Balenciaga and Crocs are thinking they are doing with this,' one person wrote. 'I love crocs but a Balenciaga x Crocs collab is what we DON’T need,' added someone else. 'What the ...
G7 nations reach deal to increase taxing on Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter in landmark deal against Big-Tech companies
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G7 nations reach deal to increase taxing on Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter in landmark deal against Big-Tech companies

Tech giants and multinational companies such as Amazon, Google, Facebook will no longer be able to shift profits to low-tax offshore havens, after G7 Nations led by the US and UK agreed on a deal on taxation. The landmark deal agreed on Saturday, June 5, will enable them to squeeze more money out of the corporate giants. Hundreds of billions of dollars could flow into the governments of the Group of Seven (G7) from this new deal after they agreed to back a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15%. Facebook in a statement said it expected it would have to pay more tax, in more countries, as a result of the deal. “G7 finance ministers have reached a historic agreement to reform the global tax system to make it fit for the global digital age,” British finance minister...
As far as Boko haram is concerned, Nigeria is a safer place today than it was in 2015 – Garba Shehu
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As far as Boko haram is concerned, Nigeria is a safer place today than it was in 2015 – Garba Shehu

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu has said that as far as Boko Haram is concerned, Nigeria is a safer place today than it was in 2015 when they took power. Shehu said this when asked if Nigeria is safer compared to 2015 when his principal took over, on a Channels Television programme. He also claimed that the current issues in the country are new challenges which have been mostly subdued. The presidential spokesperson said; “As far as Boko Haram terrorism is concerned, Nigeria is a safer place today than it was in 2015 when he took power. “New challenges have come up, farmers-herders clashes, and killings in certain sections of the country, much of those have been subdued. “We have been confronted with sabotage of oil installations in the south-south that have been...
Jay-Z Speaks about Boycotting the Grammys to Support DMX
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Jay-Z Speaks about Boycotting the Grammys to Support DMX

The Roc Nation boss, was a guest on the season premiere of HBO’s “The Shop: Uninterrupted” with LeBron James and Maverick Carter, during which he opened up about DMX for the first time since his death on April 9. JAY-Z recalled their friendship and rivalry revealing he boycotted the Grammys in 1999 after DMX was not nominated. JAY-Z won his first Grammy that year for Best Rap Album for Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life, but he didn’t show up to the awards in solidarity with DMX. “The first time I boycotted the Grammys was for him,” he said. “We both came out that year. He didn’t get nominated. He dropped two No. 1 albums in the same year and they didn’t even nominate him.” “I wasn’t even in the building because I boycotted it for him,” he revealed. “There was a competitive thing, but i...
Full list of winners at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards
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Full list of winners at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards took place on Sunday night, May 23, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with 500-600 attendees following all pandemic safety protocols. The ceremony, which celebrates chart success was hosted by Nick Jonas. Producer DJ Khaled opened the show with singer-songwriter H.E.R. and rap group Migos, performing their collaboration We Going Crazy. Doja Cat and SZA were also among the early performers with their song Kiss Me More. Canadian singer, The Weeknd led the way in nominations with 16 and won seven awards, including the top male artist. The singer also won the first award handed out on the live telecast, for top Hot 100 artist. Drake, who holds the title for most Billboard Music Award wins of all time, received the Artist of the Decade Awar...
“Tell Steve Harvey I Don’t Want her”- Future Takes Shot at ex-girlfriend Lori Harvey in new Song
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“Tell Steve Harvey I Don’t Want her”- Future Takes Shot at ex-girlfriend Lori Harvey in new Song

It seems rapper and record producer, Future still has a lot to say concerning his ex-girlfriend, Lori Harvey. Back in August, it was reported that Future and Lori ended their relationship after less than a year together. Future has since moved on and is dating rapper Dess Dior. The couple sparked engagement rumors in December after Dess was seen sporting a diamond ring. Meanwhile, Lori has also moved on and is in a relationship with actor, Michael B. Jordan, who has received her stepfather’s approval. “I have tried not to like him. I have tried to find something wrong with him that I can dig in,” Steve Harvey told Ellen DeGeneres. “‘Cause I got rid of all of [Lori’s past boyfriends]. All of ’em. Some of them had snuck in the back door on me and lasted a lot longer than ...
Foreigner who Sold Over 450 Rifles to Bandits and 4 others Arrested in Zamfara
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Foreigner who Sold Over 450 Rifles to Bandits and 4 others Arrested in Zamfara

Five notorious suspects involved in banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal possession of firearms have been arrested by the police in Zamfara. The suspects were paraded on Friday May 14 at the Police Headquarters in Gusau, the state capital. The state police spokesperson, Shehu Mohammed said the suspects were arrested as a result of the collaboration between the police and the state leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Four AK-49 rifles, nine magazines, 960 live ammunition, and assorted charms were recovered from the suspects accused of terrorising various communities in Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina States in the North West, and Niger State in the north-central part of the country. Amo...
May 9 resumption: UNILAG bans heavily-tinted vehicles, lists rules
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May 9 resumption: UNILAG bans heavily-tinted vehicles, lists rules

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has banned heavily-tinted vehicles ahead of the restart of physical classes. The institution said the resolution was reached after a review of the security challenges in Nigeria, including attacks on schools. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Academics, Prof. Oluwole Familoni, announced the decision on Friday. Familoni addressed the media on UNILAG’s May 9 resumption for the second semester of the 2019/2020 academic session. The VC assured that UNILAG was taking necessary steps to protect students and members of staff. “We are in collaboration with security agencies for increased presence on campus. We also have our own intelligence that is unknown to anyone,” he said. Familoni disclosed that more vehicles would be provided for secur...
”An artist that left me outside his gate one time, now wants a collabo” – Blaqbonez mocks
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”An artist that left me outside his gate one time, now wants a collabo” – Blaqbonez mocks

Blaqbonez with real names as Emeka Akumefule,has revealed that an artiste who never helped him when he was an upcoming artiste now wants to collaborate with him. The rapper, who recently released his first album “s.e.x over love”,  made the revelation on twitter. He tweeted mocking the artist writing; ''One artist that left me outside his gate one time dey find collab now, go collaborate with your gateman. Ode. Goodluck to him, make i face my own business, please stream My album''.
I had to choose between greatness and death –Burna Boy
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I had to choose between greatness and death –Burna Boy

Grammy Award-winning singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, recently revealed in an interview with GQ Magazine that at a point in his life, he had to choose between greatness and death, and that was what led to his recent successes on the global stage. He said, “Following several collaborations with foreign artistes of African heritage, I just made up my mind that I wanted it all. I wanted to be the greatest. That’s when it hit me really hard that I had to do it. It was that or death.” The self-acclaimed African Giant also stated that winning a Grammy award broke the mental cycle of people who felt that certain things were unachievable. He added, “I was not celebrating because of myself. It was almost as if I had broken a mental cycle of our people. Our people had been very mentally o...
Benue Killings: Governor Ortom sees the problem of others and not his – Presidency
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Benue Killings: Governor Ortom sees the problem of others and not his – Presidency

The Presidency has fired back at Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State after he called out President Buhari over the killing of some people in an IDP camp in the state on April 27. Governor Ortom who angrily reacted to the killing, accused President Buhari of "just working for Fulanis to take over the whole country." The Governor also lamented that no fewer than 70 people have been killed in the last two weeks in three local governments in the Benue State. He said at that time; “What is happening now, to me, is very clear; Mr President is just working for these Fulanis to take over the whole country. “His body language is what is being played out. The body language, the action and inaction of Mr. President shows that he is only the President of Fulani people; I have known this...
Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash
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Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash

Operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly called Amotekun Corps in collaboration with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have arrested six bandits at the Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo state. A statement released by the commander of the Amotekun in the state, Col. Olayinka, said the operation was carried out while on their joint routine patrol in the early hours of today April 29. "They tried to escape from the scene but were given hot pursuit by the operatives as they tried to evade arrest. We are still on the trail of others who managed to escape from the scene." He gave the names of those arrested as Awali Atine, Ibrahim Abu, Shuaib Balau, Ibrahim Musa, Abdullah Masika and Umar Aliu Masika. He said all the six s...
Tennis Champion, Naomi Osaka Flaunts her Enviable Physique in a Range of Swimwear
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Tennis Champion, Naomi Osaka Flaunts her Enviable Physique in a Range of Swimwear

Tennis champion, Naomi Osaka is promoting her new signature swimwear line with Frankies Bikini. On Wednesday night, the 23-year-old Japanese tennis player shared images of her collaboration with the swimwear brand. 'Happy to say that I've been working on a collection and it’s coming out soon ,' Naomi wrote in the caption. Naomi in several photos modeled a hot pink bikini that matched her pink hair. She also showed off a light blue bikini from the collection and many more. See full photos below. 
Update: Human Trafficking Victim Reunites with her mother in Akwa Ibom after 20 Years (Photos)
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Update: Human Trafficking Victim Reunites with her mother in Akwa Ibom after 20 Years (Photos)

Tears of joy rolled down the cheeks of Idu Uruan people in Akwa Ibom State as their daughter, who was trafficked twenty years ago was rescued, rehabilitated, empowered and reunited with her family by NAPTIP in collaboration with IOM. LIB reported that the victim, who was reunited with her mother at the palace of Idu Uruan Village Head in Uruan Local Government Area of the state on Saturday April 24, was taken away at the age of six from Idu Uruan to Benin City by a woman who gave her out to another woman. After a thorough search of the victim for twenty years to no avail, the family and community mourned and forgot all about her. During the reunion, the Director General of NAPTIP Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim represented by the Zonal Commander NAPTIP Benin Zonal Command, Mrs Ijeo...
UEFA Drops Linesman from Euro 2020 Because of Cristiano Ronaldo
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UEFA Drops Linesman from Euro 2020 Because of Cristiano Ronaldo

  UEFA has punished Mario Diks, the linesman who failed to award Cristiano Ronaldo’s last-gasp goal during Portugal’s World Cup qualifying game against Serbia. Diks ruled that Ronaldo’s ‘goal’ against Serbia had not crossed the line and instead the Portugal captain was booked for dissent. The football governing body has now dropped Diks from the Netherlands’ officiating team for Euro 2020. Ronaldo waa furious after his last-minute winning goal in the 2022 World Cup qualifying clash which ended in a 2-2 draw. Backed by UEFA, the centre referee for the game, Danny Makkelie who publicly apologised for the mistake, has now dropped Diks from his set-up ahead of this summer’s European Championship. Diks confirmed the news to Omrop Fryslan, saying, “This is a very, very...
Kidnapping: Saraki Urges Global Collaboration
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Kidnapping: Saraki Urges Global Collaboration

Former President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has advised Nigeria to find solution to kidnapping through collaborate with countries that had successfully tackled the menace. He urged the country to learn from these successful countries’ experiences and measures adopted in addressing it. Saraki gave the advice on Friday during a webinar on the maiden edition of the Grow Nigeria Conversation (GNC), monitored in Abuja. The webinar was titled: ‘Reversing the Flourishing Economy of Kidnapping and Banditry: Immediate and long-term solutions’. The event was organised in partnership with The African Political Institute (TAPI) and Adopt A Goal for Development Initiative. Saraki, who was the convener of the dialogue series, said though kidnaping was not new in Nigeria, the current tren...
‘We f**ked right after’ – Cardi B talks getting intimate with her husband Offset shortly after they recorded their 2017 track ‘Um Yea’
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‘We f**ked right after’ – Cardi B talks getting intimate with her husband Offset shortly after they recorded their 2017 track ‘Um Yea’

Grammy Award-winning rapper, Cardi B has opened up to fans about a secret story of her first recording with her husband Offset. In a voice tweet, she shared on Monday, April 5, the 28-year-old mother of one spoke about becoming intimate after the successful collaboration in the studio for their song "Um Yea." 'I don't want to give you this weird, fake a** romantic, awkward story, but I remember this one time when I was in the studio with Offset and he was doing Um Yea, the song that me and him have together,' she recalled in a voice tweet on Monday. 'And while he was doing the song and everything, he kept looking at me and smiling and s**t, while he was making the song and then I told him, "I want to get on the song,"' she explained. 'So I just started writing my verse and eve...
Police Arrest 16 Suspects Linked to Killings of Security Operatives Across the Country
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Police Arrest 16 Suspects Linked to Killings of Security Operatives Across the Country

The Nigeria Police has arrested sixteen suspects including a pastor allegedly involved in series of violent and unprovoked attacks on security operatives and facilities in some states, particularly in the south-eastern part of the country. In a statement released over the weekend, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba, said that the arrest was made in collaboration with the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force following sustained and intelligence-driven sting operations. He gave the names of some of the suspects as Ugochukwu Samuel, Raphael Idang, Cletus Nwachukwu Egole, a pastor with the holy blessed trinity sabbath church, Orlu, Imo state, Michael Uba, a prophet with the association of Jewish faith, and twelve others. Mba said some of the we...
Niger State Government Directs Schools to Reopen on Monday
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Niger State Government Directs Schools to Reopen on Monday

The Niger state government has directed public schools in the state which were shut down following the abduction of 27 students from the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger state on February 10, to reopen on Monday March 29. The state commissioner for education, Hannatu Salihu said schools with day students will resume on March 29, while boarding secondary schools in urban areas will reopen on April 6. Schools in the state were also directed to immediately form a formidable Security team, comprising of School Officials, Security Personnel, PTA, SBMC and Vigilante with active community participation to allow for strong security presence in and around the Schools. She said; “All public day secondary schools are to reopen on Monday, March 29, 2021. All boarding secondary s...
2 Pastors Arrested Over alleged Involvement With ESN in Imo
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2 Pastors Arrested Over alleged Involvement With ESN in Imo

The men of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested 16 suspects including 2 pastors over their alleged involvement with operatives of the Eastern security Network, ESN in Imo state. According to the police, among the suspects arrested were Pastor Cletus Nwachukwu Egole, aka Alewa, a pastor with the Holy Blessed Trinity Sabbath Church, Orlu, Imo State and Prophet Michael Uba, a cleric with the Association of Jewish Faith, for allegedly being the masterminds of the various attacks on security personnel, in addition to providing spiritual cover for the gang, SaharaReporters reveals The police said in a release on Sunday that the ESN used Egole’s house as an operational base and that he also donated his late brother’s farmland for use as a hideout and training camp for the gang. The For...
Two COVID-19 Vaccines Developed in Nigeria are Awaiting Trial and Certification – PTF
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Two COVID-19 Vaccines Developed in Nigeria are Awaiting Trial and Certification – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has said that two vaccines developed in the country are awaiting clinical trials and certification. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha who disclosed this during the PTF national briefing in Abuja on Monday March 22, described it as a welcome development that will open a new vista in scientific breakthrough and will boost the morale and image of the medical industry in the country. Mustapha also called for collaboration among relevant agencies to ensure that the effort is successful. He said; “The disclosure that Nigerian scientists have produced at least two local COVID-19 vaccines which are awaiting clinical trials and certification is significant. “This is a welcome development that will open a new vista i...
Gunmen Kill Policeman, Set Station Ablaze in Benue
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Gunmen Kill Policeman, Set Station Ablaze in Benue

. A policeman was killed by unknown gunmen in Tse Harga community of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area in Benue State, in the early hours of Thursday March 11. The gunmen who are suspected to be loyalists of the slain criminal kingpin, Terwase Akwaza popularly known as ‘Gana’, stormed the rural area at about 4:00 am, shot sporadically and also set several buildings including a police station and police pick-up van on fire. Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) however quelled the attack in collaboration with the Police. They reportedly killed one of the suspected bandits in a swift counter-response. Council Chairman of Katsina-Ala, Alfred Atera who spoke to Daily Trust confirmed the attack and also disclosed that one policeman was killed in the attack while the police station...
Bandits killed 937 people in 2020 – Kaduna state govt says
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Bandits killed 937 people in 2020 – Kaduna state govt says

Kaduna state government has said that no fewer than 937 people were killed by bandits in the state in 2020. The state's Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this on Wednesday, March 10. Aruwan who made a presentation of the 2020 Security report before traditional rulers, members of the civil society organizations, and the media at the Government House in Kaduna, said that despite the challenges, the government in collaboration with security agencies is working hard to bring the problem to an end. Aruwan said out of the number of casualties, the Igabi Local Government Area of the state has the highest figures of 152 deaths followed by the Zango Kataf local government with 114 deaths. In Kaduna, the activities of bandits have no doubt ...
Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani Served Lawsuit that Accuses them of Inciting the January 6 MAGA riot
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Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani Served Lawsuit that Accuses them of Inciting the January 6 MAGA riot

Former US President Donald Trump and his ex-lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been served in a civil rights lawsuit accusing them and members of far-right extremist groups of inciting the January 6 MAGA riot to prevent Congress from certifying the election. The Daily Beast reported on Wednesday, March 3 that attorneys for Rep. Bennie Thompson, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, and the NAACP delivered the lawsuit to the former president at Mar-a-Lago. While Giuliani's lawyer, Joseph D. Sibley, accepted the papers on behalf of the former mayor of New York. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Rep. Bennie Thompson, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, sued the former US President and his ex-lawyer and two right-...
Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption
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Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption

France's former president, Nicolas Sarkozy was on Monday, March 1 found guilty of corruption and influence-peddling and sentenced to three years in prison with two of them suspended. The 66-year-old, who was president from 2007 to 2012 was accused of forging a “corruption pact” with his lawyer and a senior magistrate. Judges said there was “serious evidence” of collaboration between the three men to break the law.   The case dates back to 2014 after investigators from the newly-created Parquet National Financier (National Financial Prosecutor's Office) tapped Sarkozy and his lawyer, Thierry Herzog's phones over allegations the former president had illegally received millions of euros from the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi to fund his successful 2007 presidential campai...

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