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Over 6 Million illegal weapons are in circulation across Nigeria – Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar
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Over 6 Million illegal weapons are in circulation across Nigeria – Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar

Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar has said that there are over 6 million illegal weapons in circulation across Nigeria. Abubakar who is the chairman of the National Peace Commitee (NPC), made the disclosure during a dialogue session of the committee with key stakeholders in Abuja on Wednesday April 7. The meeting was attended by traditional rulers, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III; John Cardinal Onaiyekan; Ekiti State governor and chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi; Plateau State governor and chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Simon Lalong; religious leaders, the service chiefs, top military brass, police and other security agencies. He said the proliferation of weapons has heightened insecurity in t...
Congratulations Pour in as Actress Eve Esin Shares Baby Bump Photo
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Congratulations Pour in as Actress Eve Esin Shares Baby Bump Photo

Eve Esin took to Instagram to post a baby bump photo and congratulatory messages are already pouring in from her fellow actors. The Nollywood actress was clad in a baby pink attire with a sash across her body reading, "Mom to be." Actress, Regina Daniels and other actors have left congratulatory messages following Eve's announcement. Eve Esin sparked engagement rumours last year when she shared a photo of herself wearing a ring with the word "taken" written in the caption. Though we aren't sure who Eve is pregnant for, but in November 2020, Eve was called out by her then fiance's ex wife, Uche Ubanwa Loveth who claimed the actress destroyed her marriage to movie producer, Chijioke Nneji. Uche also dragged her ex husband and claimed he called their kids ''bastards...
UK University to Return Stolen Benin Bronze to Nigeria
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UK University to Return Stolen Benin Bronze to Nigeria

A UK University, University of Aberdeen has said it will be returning a Benin Bronze to Nigeria many years after British authorities looted the sculptures. The UK University made the disclosure in a statement released on Thursday March 25. The school also disclosed that they previously repatriated sacred items and ancestral remains to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The bronze sculpture showing an Oba (king) of Benin was acquired by the University in 1957 at an auction, and is believed to be a great example of Benin Late Period Art. The British forces had stolen thousands of metal and ivory sculptures as well as carvings during an invasion of Benin City in 1897. They were sold to museums, given as gifts to museums or sold at auctions/art dealers. It was further l...
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...
I Made Amaechi Governor – Governor Wike
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I Made Amaechi Governor – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has claimed that his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi became Governor of Rivers state through his help. Wike who served as Chief of Staff during Amaechi's tenure, made the disclosure during an interview with BBC pidgin on Friday March 19. The Rivers state Governor stated in the interview that he wonders how someone he made Governor will turn around to call him an employee. He said; “Amaechi and I were in the same party, and in politics, everybody has his own ambition. He had his ambition to be governor, and at the time, I didn’t. So, we fought and supported him to be governor. “Now he’s in APC, and you don’t expect me as a PDP person to support what he does. “I was the one God used to make Amaechi governor. I will even give you a tape from what he said i...
Married Nigerian man pays N2m to lady he raped after meeting her on Facebook to cover up the case
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Married Nigerian man pays N2m to lady he raped after meeting her on Facebook to cover up the case

A married Nigerian man has reportedly paid a lady he raped after they met on Facebook N2m to cover up the case. Media personality, Blossom Martins made the disclosure in a Facebook post she shared. From the post she shared, it was gathered that the lady involved met the man on her wall. See the post below; Blossom one of your followers raped me, I ve been crying all day, this man is wicked and mean, I begged this man to let me go but he insisted, and he is married, Aunty blossom his name is Mr ............. pls ma, I see how you call out people and fight for your community girls, pls call out this man for me pls ma, I am begging you pls I want to pay back this man for what he did to me, I commented on your post that I need money for my school fees he chatted me to come and...
Some Niger Schools Have not Seen Paints in 40 Years – Governor Bello
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Some Niger Schools Have not Seen Paints in 40 Years – Governor Bello

Governor Abubakar Bello has disclosed that some schools in Niger state he governs have not been painted in the last 40 years. The Governor who addressed newsmen on effort made to secure the release of abducted students and members of staff of Government Science College, Kagara, made the disclosure when queried on the deteoriated state of the school where the abduction took place. Bello also revealed that 50 out of the 60 government schools in the 25 local government areas of the state, have no fence. The Governor revealed that the deteoriatation did not start with his administration, and also stated that it will take 20 years to fix the infrastructure deficit in schools in Niger state. He said; “Some of the schools have been built 40 years ago. Some of them have not seen p...
The agent has started threatening the poor elderly woman he represents with blacklisting her – Vector
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The agent has started threatening the poor elderly woman he represents with blacklisting her – Vector

Rapper Vector has served an update on his disclosure of elderly models being exploited and underpaid by agents contracted for jobs.   Vector who yesterday disclosed that elderly models who featured in a new video he shot were paid N9k each even though they budgeted N30K for the job, alleged that the agent has been threatening the model involved with blacklisting her.   He also revealed that the model's daughter has been worried with the calls they've been getting since he went public with the incident.   The rapper wrote;   The agent has started to threaten the poor elderly woman he represents. Her daughter said that they called for a blacklist of her mom from jobs simply because she told us they paid her 9k our of 30k (that the director said they ...
Azealia Banks claims she slept with Dave Chappelle
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Azealia Banks claims she slept with Dave Chappelle

American rapper, Azealia Banks has made a wild claim of having an affair with married popular comedian Dave Chappelle, amid her tirade against Nicki Minaj and Doja Cat by extension. The rapper who gave an insight about her sex life in series of videos she shared on her Instastory, said if she came clean about her numerous high profile hook-ups, she could ruin a lot of marriages. Azealia then proceeded to name-check Dave Chappelle who has been married to his wife Elaine Chappelle for 19 years. She said in the video; "I have actually fucked a lot of fucking very powerful fucking men. I should ruin your fucking marriage, I should tell the world we fucked. What the fuck I'm keeping secrets from y'all n***as for? Nah, Dave Chappelle can fuck me again. That was some good black di...
I Need a Man Who’ll Take Care of me, Even if I’m 3rd Wife – Actress Christabel
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I Need a Man Who’ll Take Care of me, Even if I’m 3rd Wife – Actress Christabel

Nollywood actress, Christabel Egbenya has said at this stage, she doesn’t mind being a 3rd wife as long as the man supports her business and takes good care of her. She made the disclosure in an interview with Inside Nollywood, where she mentioned that she is not presently not in any serious relationship and therefore she is ready to welcome a man into her life now. In her words: “When it comes to serious relationship, for now, I don’t have a man. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have a boyfriend. I need an understanding man. I need a man who will love me for who I am and will support my business and all. It’s better if he is rich, handsome and dark. Who doesn’t like better thing? That is every woman’s prayer. However, I can marry from any tribe. It doesn’t matter if he is Igb...
Donations to Combat Coronavirus in Nigeria Hits N25.8bn
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Donations to Combat Coronavirus in Nigeria Hits N25.8bn

The donations to combat Coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to N25.8bn as confirmed in a statement released by Isaac Okoroafor, the Director of Corporate Communications at the Central Bank of Nigeria. In the statement released on Friday, Mr. Okoroafor said the coalition "conveys its gratitude to all the institutions and individuals that have generously donated to this fund" Okorafor urged others to "consider contributing to this national solidarity to provide not only medical equipment and materials but also to render urgently needed palliatives to the poor and vulnerable segments of our society." “We urge others to consider contributing to this national solidarity to provide not only medical equipment and materials but also to render urgently needed palliatives to the poor and vuln...
Davido should run a coronavirus test again – Nigerians react after Governor Makinde tested positive for the virus
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Davido should run a coronavirus test again – Nigerians react after Governor Makinde tested positive for the virus

Nigerians who reacted to Governor Seyi Makinde disclosure of testing positive for coronavirus, have asked Davido who was spotted with him days ago to run the test he turned out negative for again.   Recall that before Governor Makinde announced his test result, Davido disclosed that he and his son tested negative for the coronavirus. His fiance, Chioma however tested positive for the virus.   Following Davido's close contact with the Oyo State Governor 5 days ago, Nigerians are now calling on the music star to undergo the test again.   Here are some tweets below;    
Actress Princess Shyngle Finally Confirms She’s Bisexual
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Actress Princess Shyngle Finally Confirms She’s Bisexual

Gambian-born,Nollywood actress, Princess Shyngle confirmed she is bisexual in an Instagram exchange with some of her followers. Princess Shyngle went public with her sexuality in an Instagram post shared specifically to counter rumours about her. See the exchange below;   This is coming after Toyin Lawani revealed that she would have dated the actress if she were a lesbian. The celebrity stylist made the disclosure after sharing their racy photos. Toyin wrote in the Instagram post; 'If I Was A Lesbian this is the only woman I can date @princesshyngle.'
TV Personality, Deji Onadeko In Pains As His Car Gets Burgled For The 2nd Time In 4 Months
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TV Personality, Deji Onadeko In Pains As His Car Gets Burgled For The 2nd Time In 4 Months

Deji Onadeko, a Nigerian TV personality has revealed the horrific thing that has happened to him. Onadeko who took to his Instagram page to make the disclosure, revealed that his car has gotten burgled for the second time in just four months, a development which has left him really sad. He shared photos of his burgled vehicle on his Instagram page, lamenting to his fans. He then wrote: "Guyssss... look what I woke up to, my car got burgled again, for the second time in 4 months, "I can't even lie, this one hit me hard, I have to start with the merry go round of police report, back and forth the mechanic, raising the money to fix it, "honestly, I'm weak and sad."   See more photos below:    
Eight Year-Old Boy Dies In A Well In Kano
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Eight Year-Old Boy Dies In A Well In Kano

An eight-year-old boy, Ahmed Isyaku, has died after falling into a well at Kadebawa in Garko Local Government Area of Kano State. The spokesman of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, made the disclosure in Kano on Tuesday. Mohammed said that the incident occurred on Monday evening when the deceased went to fetch water. “We received a distress call from one Malam Tijjani Ayuba at about 5:05 p.m. “On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 5:40 p.m. “Ahmed was found dead and his corpse was handed over to his father, Malam Isyaku, of Kadebawa village,” he added.
Buhari and his Family are now Objects of Orchestrated Falsehood Coming from Enemies of National Cohesion – Presidency
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Buhari and his Family are now Objects of Orchestrated Falsehood Coming from Enemies of National Cohesion – Presidency

The Presidency has raised an alarm of President Buhari and his family being under fake news attack from people it described as "enemies of national cohesion". The disclosure was made in a statement released by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina, in which he debunked report of his principal travelling to the United Kingdom for 20 days before proceeding to Saudi Arabia and then Austria. The presidency urged Nigerians to be discriminatory about what they accept as credible information, and restrain themselves from sharing what they have not authenticated as genuine. Read the statement below; BEWARE, MERCHANTS OF FAKE NEWS ON THE PROWL – PRESIDENCY Purveyors of fake and concocted Information are currently on overdrive, and Nigerians are u...
Nigerians React as Pastor Adeboye Tells his Son to Sack his Secretary
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Nigerians React as Pastor Adeboye Tells his Son to Sack his Secretary

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye ignited the wrath of Twitter users after he recalled how he told his "son" to sack his secretary because he told him that he is excited to resume at work every Monday because he will get to see his secretary. According to the RCCG General Overseer, he told his son to sack his secretary because no one is worth his marriage. He went on to admonish married men and women on spending time with people who are not their spouse. The disclosure which came off a tweet, sparked off a controversy as some Nigerians called him out for making an "innocent lady lose her job". Here is the tweet and some reactions to it below;
DSS is not empowered by law to arrest – Afe Babalola
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DSS is not empowered by law to arrest – Afe Babalola

Afe Babalola, a renowned legal practitioner made a shocking claim of 'DSS not being empowered by the law to arrest' while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s News Night.   The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) alleged that the DSS' constitutional job description is to gather information that might threaten the sovereignty of the nation, which they relay to the President.   He made the disclosure while querying President Buhari over the raid of judges’ homes carried out by DSS operatives in 2016. Recall that while the Secret Police blamed the raid on receiving intelligence that some judges stashed large sums of currencies in their homes, it led to an outcry from various corners.   Afe Babalola who maintained that the law outlined ways to deal with e...
EFCC Secures 16 Convictions, Recovers N72.9m Properties in Uyo
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EFCC Secures 16 Convictions, Recovers N72.9m Properties in Uyo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Uyo Zonal Office has secured 16 convictions in the first quarter of the year 2019, and recovered the total sum of N69,431,029 and $9,630. A statement from the antigraft agency says the Deputy Zonal Head, Alex Ebbah, made the disclosure today May 3rd. He said three units of three bedroom flats situated at Oghara, Delta State, were also recovered after the Court ordered their final forfeiture, including one Lexus E350 saloon car. Among other property forfeited include, two truck-load of 33,000litres of AGO each; 25litres of AGO in 27 cellophane bags; nine HP laptops, one MacBook Air laptop; one Dell laptop and one Acer laptop; one Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and iPhone X. Highlighting the success made so far in the Zone, which marks...
SERAP Writes Buhari, 36 Governors, Seeks Disclosure Of Spending Security Votes
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SERAP Writes Buhari, 36 Governors, Seeks Disclosure Of Spending Security Votes

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors in Nigeria requesting them to use their “good offices and leadership positions to urgently provide information on specific details of spending of appropriated public funds as security votes between 2011 and 2019.” In the separate requests sent to Mr Buhari and the governors, SERAP said: “Given the current security realities in the country, we need the information to determine if public funds meant to provide security and ensure respect and protection of the rights to life, physical integrity, and liberty of Nigerians have been spent for this purpose. Our request is limited to details of visible, specific security measures and proj...
Oyo elections : We may challenge PDP’s victory in court – APC
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Oyo elections : We may challenge PDP’s victory in court – APC

Iseyin (Oyo State) – The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, on Wednesday said his party may challenge the victory of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state. Oke, who made the disclosure in an interview however, urged party members to remain calm and supportive. “I want to thank our party members, particularly those of them who supported and voted for the party. “I ask them to be courageous; we will do all that is needful. If we discover that there is something unlawful in the process of the elections, we will go by lawful means. “Our legal team is studying the result and the situation, if there is genuine need, then we will go through the legal process,” he said. NAN re...
Airlines Stall in Tackling Climate Change – investor group
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Airlines Stall in Tackling Climate Change – investor group

Airlines are doing too little in the fight against global warming, a study funded by investors with $13 trillion of assets under management said on Tuesday. Faith Ward, Co-Chair of the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), on behalf of the British Environment Agency Pension Fund, said in Oslo. The sector accounts for two per cent of world greenhouse gas emissions and should do more to manage risks of climate change, the TPI said in a review of 20 of the world’s biggest listed airlines. It rated Delta, Lufthansa, United Airlines and ANA Holdings as the best performers at managing the business risks and opportunities of climate change. But all could do more. “Investors have a clear message to the aviation sector: When it comes to carbon performance they must be in it for th...
New international passport to cost N70,000
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New international passport to cost N70,000

Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Monday said registration and the issuance of new international passport would cost Nigerians N70,000. According to The Guardian, NIS spokesman Sunday James, who made the disclosure, said the agency will commence issuance of the new international passport from Monday, March 4 2019 in Abuja. Issuance of the passport will commence in Ikoyi in Lagos on March 25, Kano on April 1, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos on April 8 and London, United Kingdom April 15. He said the phase two multiple rollout in New York, Washington, and Atlanta, USA would follow immediately after London on April 22; while other locations, local and abroad, would follow in sequence from April 29. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, January 16 launched the new red diploma...
Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist Arrested In Borno
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Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist Arrested In Borno

A wanted Boko Haram terrorist, Babagana Abubakar aka Alagarno, has been arrested in Bulabulim Ngarnam, Borno State by Nigerian troops. The disclosure was made in a statement on Thursday, January 10, by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, director general of army public relations. The statement read: “Gallant troops of 7 Division Garrison carrying out cordon and search operations in conjunction with troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and CJTF, in some parts of the fringes of Maiduguri today discovered and arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorists group member called Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno), hiding at Bulabulim Ngarnam community. “He was found hiding in a room in possession of 2 military Ballistic helmets, a pair of military desert boot, a fragment jacket, a Jersey p...
What Israeli Lawmaker Said About Jubril As Nigeria’s President – Kanu
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What Israeli Lawmaker Said About Jubril As Nigeria’s President – Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has revealed what a member of Israeli Legislative Council, Rachel Azaria, said in a private message about Jubril as Nigeria’s President According to him, she said many people across the globe were aware the president is not Muhammadu Buhari but a foreigner. What Israeli lawmaker said about Jubril as Nigeria’s President – Kanu claims He made the disclosure yesterday in a tweet on his official Twitter handle. Nigerians are divided over the identity of President Buhari. Some believe he died overseas last year and was replaced by a Sudanese stage play actor, Jubril Aminu Al-Sudani, while, others disagree with equal sentiment. However, Kanu quoted the Israeli lawmaker, who is also an ex-Deputy Mayor of Jerusale...
Air Force Promotes 64 Officers
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Air Force Promotes 64 Officers

The Air Force Council (AFC) has approved promotion of 64 senior officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made the disclosure in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that the approval was given on Tuesday. Daramola said that the affected officers included 14 air commodores promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM). He said that 36 group captains were elevated to the rank of air commodore while 14 wing commanders were promoted to the rank of group captain. According to Daramola, AFC also approved concessional commission of three air warrant officers and one master warrant officer to the rank of flight lieutenant. He said that the development was in line with the provisions of ...
Coalition Begins Mobilisation For Buhari’s Re-Election
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Coalition Begins Mobilisation For Buhari’s Re-Election

The Coalition of All Progressives Congress support groups in Anambra says it has commenced grassroots mobilisation for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of 2019 general elections. President Buhari The Chairman of the Coalition, Chief Onyebuchi Osakwe, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen after meeting of the coalition in Onitsha on Thursday. Osakwe said the coalition had a formidable structure from the state, local government and ward levels to achieve its objectives. “The APC coalition of support groups has solid structures across the 21 local governments, three senatorial zones and the 4,621 polling units of the state to achieve victory for the party. “We shall make the victory possible with our grassroots appeal and achievements already recorde...
Centre Trains 30,000 Teachers On Classroom Management In Nasarawa, Others
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Centre Trains 30,000 Teachers On Classroom Management In Nasarawa, Others

An NGO, Centre for Educational Empowerment and Orientation (CEEO) has trained 30,000 teachers in private and public primary and secondary schools on classroom management in the last 10 years. Mr.Oyebisi Davidcrown, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the organisation, made the disclosure at an event marking the 10th anniversary of the centre on Sunday in Akwanga. File: Classroom According to Davidcrown, the exercise conducted in Nasarawa, Benue and Plateau, was to enhance learning and teaching as well as improve the standard of education in some states in the North-Central. The founder said that the organisation was basically established to ensure advancement in the education sector in the country through good policies and programmes. “If you look at our projects cumula...

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