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Nigerian Lady Incacerated In Cote D’ivoire’s Prison: Facts Of The Matter – NIDCOM
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Nigerian Lady Incacerated In Cote D’ivoire’s Prison: Facts Of The Matter – NIDCOM

PRESS STATEMENT. NIGERIAN WRONGFULLY INCACERATED IN COTE D'IVOIRE'S PRISON, ITUNU BABALOLA: FACTS OF THE MATTER. ABUJA, MARCH 19, 2021. Following painstaking investigations by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and the Nigeria Mission in Abidjan, Cote D'ivoire, It is now confirmed that Itunu Babalola, a Nigerian living in Abidjan was wrongfully charged and incarcerated for a crime she did not commit. According to the Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa the Charge D’Affaires of the Nigerian Mission in Côte D’Ivoire ,Mr Mohammed Gana , sent officials of the mission to Bondoukou, a city eight hours outside Abidjan when the case was brought to his attention .. Plans are underway to engage the services of a legal Luminary to prove the innoce...
Get Your Facts Right On Amotekun – Sanwo-Olu Tells Gani Adams
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Get Your Facts Right On Amotekun – Sanwo-Olu Tells Gani Adams

The Lagos State Government on Monday said Iba Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo did not get his facts right when claimed that the state government has refused to sign the Amotekun bill into law. Adams during an interview at the weekend had said while the other five states in the South-West had signed the Amotekun bill into law, only Lagos state has refused to do so for inexplicable reasons. “The process of Amotekun started in July 2019 and the South-West governors agreed to establish Amotekun. Five governors in the South-West have signed the bill of Amotekun into law but Lagos State has not signed its bill into law” Adams had said. But speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Gbenga Omotosho, the Commissioner for Information said the state government passed the bill into Law ...
Independence: Facts Don’t Lie, Atiku Replies Buhari On Performance
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Independence: Facts Don’t Lie, Atiku Replies Buhari On Performance

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and his regime to stick to facts when criticising previous administrations. In an apparent response to Buhari’s 60th Independence anniversary speech on October 1, Atiku defended economic decisions taken by the President Olusegun Obasanjo-led administration in which he served as a Vice President. In a tweet on his verified Twitter handle, @atiku, on Friday, the former Vice President wrote, “Between 1999 and 2007, Nigeria paid off her entire foreign debt while maintaining an unprecedented six per cent annual GDP growth. “Those were periods of national restoration, and I am very proud of the work President Obasanjo and I did for this nation we care so much for. Facts don’t lie....
Nollywood Actor, Bolanle Ninalowo shares interesting facts about life
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Nollywood Actor, Bolanle Ninalowo shares interesting facts about life

Hansome actor, Bolanle Ninalowo penned an inspirational message via Instagram on Tuesday and he noted some interesting facts about life. Taking to the photo-sharing app, the 40-year-old actor shared a photo of himself with the caption; ”Have you ever met a happy, successful person who regularly avoids responsibility, blames and points fingers and makes excuses for their unsatisfying life? Me either. The truth is, you write your own destiny through the choices you make every day. You become what you repeatedly do. It is more important to know where you are going and why, than to get there quickly. In fact, the most important thing in life is knowing what the most important things in life are, and prioritizing them accordingly.“ See his post below:   ...
Here Are Some Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Kobe Bryant
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Here Are Some Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Kobe Bryant

The sudden demise of Kobe Bean Bryant who died on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 10.am, alongside his 13-year old daughter Gianna and three others in a helicopter crash outside of Calabasas, California, at the age of 41 has left many around the world to extend their heartfelt condolences. Prior to his death, Kobe was known to have had experiences added to his sporting career in basketball in several fields such as music, business, philanthropy, soccer, etc. to prove his prowess in those fields. Here are some amazing facts you may not have known about the basketball legend. Bryant, born on the23rd of August 1978, was the son of former NBA player Joe Bryant. Bryant started playing basketball when he was 3 years old. The Lakers were his favourite team growing up. Kobe, who was...
Air Peace: Fresh Facts Reveal Legitimate Aircraft Purchase
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Air Peace: Fresh Facts Reveal Legitimate Aircraft Purchase

Contrary to allegations that Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of thriving airline, Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, laundered money in the United States of America, fresh facts have emerged that the fund was used for purchase of aircrafts. Sources privy to the deal said the letter of credit showed that the funds were not channeled into any fraudulent activity in America. The United States’ Attorney’s office in Georgia, has, in a report, accused Onyema of bank fraud and money laundering, alleging that he moved “more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes.” The report also said that Air Peace “Chief of Administration and Finance, Ejiroghene Eghagha, has also been charged with bank f...
AFCON 2019: 7 Interesting Facts About The Tournament
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AFCON 2019: 7 Interesting Facts About The Tournament

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 is only a day away from launching off as all eyes turn to Cairo, Egypt for the 32 edition of the continental football tournament. Harambee Stars already held their first training session in Egypt on Wednesday, June 19, ahead of their opening match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against Algeria. The winners' trophy is carried on to the pitch after the AFCON Final match between Cameroon and Egypt at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra, Ghana. 1. Egypt hits fabulous five Egypt will be the hosts of the tournament for a record fifth time having staged the tournament in 1959, 1974, 1986 and 2006. They have won three out of four of the tournaments hosted at home and hope to add their fourth. 2. Expansion This year's 32nd edition of AFCON wi...
10 Facts You Probably Never Knew  About Uber
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10 Facts You Probably Never Knew About Uber

Uber has gotten to a point where it needs little or no explanation. This ride hailing app has been around for some years. But how much do you really know about this company ? Let’s get enlightened . 1. Uber launched in March 2009.Founded by Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick .It was formerly called UberCab, from 2009-2011. 2. Uber is not the first company to be named “Uber”. A design firm (Uber Inc.), was actually registered in 1999.When Uber launched, this caused a lot of problems for the design firm, as people kept calling them to complain about issues with their rides. A driver once erroneously sued Uber Inc. (the design firm). This hasn’t being the only erroneous law suit The full name of the ride hailing company is Uber Technologies Inc. 3. The world record for the longest Ub...
Base Your Criticism On Facts, Saraki Replies Tinubu
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Base Your Criticism On Facts, Saraki Replies Tinubu

Senate President Bukola Saraki has charged the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to dwell on facts in his criticism of the leadership of the Senate. Tinubu had, in a statement on Monday, defended his role in aligning with the APC in the choice of preferred candidates for the leadership of the two chambers of the federal legislature in the emerging Ninth Assembly. The APC chieftain also knocked the leadership of the Senate for working at cross purposes with President Muhammadu Buhari on key government policies, particularly, the processing of the annual budget. But Saraki, in a statement Abuja by his media adviser, Yusuph Oloniyonu, decried what he described as Tinubu’s “quarterly attacks” on the President the Senate. Saraki said the ...
APC Cannot Redefine Who Qualifies as a Nigerian – Atiku
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APC Cannot Redefine Who Qualifies as a Nigerian – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday,said the All Progressive Congress, APC cannot determine who qualifies as a Nigerian. Atiku said he has been vindicated in his submission that he has concrete and verifiable evidence to show that the last presidential elections were fraudulent, the Guardian reports. Speaking through Mazi Paul Ibe, his spokesperson in a press release, Atiku said he based his case on facts and statistical evidence and challenged both the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the APC, to disprove his factual submissions.   The release said: “That the APC chose to base its defence on the ridiculous assertion that the Waziri Adamawa is not a Nigerian should sh...
Facts To Know About Kolade Johnson Who Was Killed By ‘SARS’ Operatives In Lagos
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Facts To Know About Kolade Johnson Who Was Killed By ‘SARS’ Operatives In Lagos

Kolade Johnson Bellow are facts you need to know about him: 1. Kolade is a lover of sports, and he likes analyzing matches with friends. 2. He has a wife and a son. 3. He is the only son of his family. 4. He was shot dead by FSARS on Sunday at Onipetesi, Mangoro bus stop, Lagos state. 5. Those who allegedly killed him include; Ogunyemi Olalekan (an inspector), Godwin Orji (a sergeant), and Ojiawuna Samuel ( a corporal). 6. Kolade is 36 years old. 7. He is a graduate of University of Benin.
2015: Jonathan’s Book Misrepresented Facts, Says US
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2015: Jonathan’s Book Misrepresented Facts, Says US

The United States consulate in Nigeria has responded to allegations contained in the book written by former President Goodluck Jonathan. Jonathan had in his recently published book titled, ‘My Transition Hours’ claimed that former United States President, Barack Obama, meddled in the 2015 Presidential elections in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. Jonathan said Obama’s support for Buhari was so glaring that he released a video shortly before the election, asking Nigerians to “open a new chapter”. He had also berated Obama for sending the then Secretary of State, John Kerry, to Nigeria on the eve of the election to protest against moves to postpone the election. However, in a live chat on Facebook which was monitored by our correspondent, the Public Affairs Officer at th...
10 Facts About Elephants You Never Knew
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10 Facts About Elephants You Never Knew

1. There are three distinct species of elephant left in the world: The Asian elephant and Africa has the forest and savannah elephant species. 2. The word “elephant” comes from the Greek word “elephas” which means “ivory”. elephant-calf 3. The elephant’s gestation period is 22 months – longer than any other land animal in the world. A new born human baby weighs an average of 7 pounds while a new born elephant baby can weigh up to 260 pounds! The baby can stand up shortly after being born. elephant-baby 4. The oldest known elephant in the world lived for 86 years (1917 – 2003). The average lifespan of an elephant is from 50 to 70 years. The largest known elephant was shot in Angola in 1956 and weighed about 24 000 pounds! It had a shoulder height of 3.96 metres! elephant-b...
6 ‘facts’ To Prove President Buhari Has Been Replaced By Jubrin – Nnamdi Kanu
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6 ‘facts’ To Prove President Buhari Has Been Replaced By Jubrin – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has revealed 6 'facts' to prove that President Muhammadu Buhari has been 'replaced' by an impostor known as 'Jubril Aminu Alsudani'. PoliticsNGR gathered that in a broadcast from Israel on Saturday, Kanu said; "In the past few days, the Presidency of Nigeria has worked very hard to put a spin on the credible revelations that the man passing off as President of Nigeria is not Buhari but a Jubril from Sudan. The spin runs like this: That Buhari does not have a ‘clone’ or that Jubril is not Buhari’s clone or that Buhari has not been biologically cloned. Even ‘Jubril’ himself, during his current trip to Poland, claimed that he is the ‘real’ Buhari, not a ‘clone’. The standard qualification to becoming a successful body double or i...
Next Level Lies: From The Desk Of Reno Omokri The Master Of Facts
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Next Level Lies: From The Desk Of Reno Omokri The Master Of Facts

*From the desk of Reno Omokri the master of facts.* 1. One of the achievements in the @MBuhari Next Level campaign document is that they increased power from 4000 megawatts in 2015 to 7000 megawatts today. But how can you increase power without building even one single new power station? Retweet if you know this is a #NextLevelLies 2. One of the achievements in the @MBuhari campaign document is the Mambilla hydro power plant. But that plant is an @OfficialPDPNig project by @GEJonathan. Dont take my word for it. @Google it. They have no achievements so they lie. Retweet if you know this is a lie #NextLevelLies 3. Another achievement in the @MBuhari campaign document is the 700 MW Zungeru power plant. But that plant is an @OfficialPDPNig project by @GEJonathan. Don’t take my word fo...
There Will Be Threats And Insults, Ignore Them Speak Facts – Atiku To Supporters
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There Will Be Threats And Insults, Ignore Them Speak Facts – Atiku To Supporters

Former Nigeria Vice-President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has urges his supporters to speak facts only when campaigning for him. The leading opposition presidential candidate took to social media to have a few words with his supporters, by saying that insults, threats and falsehoods will come, but his supporters must show respect, even when they disagree.
‘FG Is Pushing More Nigerians Into Poverty’ – Peter Obi
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‘FG Is Pushing More Nigerians Into Poverty’ – Peter Obi

Former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi is currently a trending topic on Nigerian twitter following his interview with Channels TV this morning where he dropped alot of 'facts' and 'figures'. During the interview, Peter Obi said, 'unemployment is worsening, in 2017 alone our unemployment moved from 14.8% to 18.8% this year, which means more people have lost their jobs'.   He also said, 'you are borrowing money and the issues that it was supposed to affect is not coming down. Poverty is increasing, out of school children have moved from 10 million to almost 12 million'.   While many people agree with him and applaud his intelligence, others feels he was simply ranting and bragging with unverified statistics. Watch the full interview below and social media rea...
12 Facts To Know About The New F-SARS
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12 Facts To Know About The New F-SARS

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had in August ordered the overhauling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). He ordered that the squad be henceforth known as the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), and the Nigeria Police Force had released a statement to its effect. The Nigeria Police Force on their Instagram has shared 12 facts people need to know about the new FSARS. The facts include numbers to reach for complaints and the responsibilities of the squad.
Abubakar Malami: Balancing The Scale
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Abubakar Malami: Balancing The Scale

LAWYERS know everything about the scale of justice. When Judges weigh the evidence against the claims and tilt the scale either in favour of justice or in support of the evidence. That is the culture of the court, but in governance and politics, the scale is different. Sentiments, perception, and interests are the items on the scale. AttorneyGeneral of Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami The politician finds a different hue of justice, not the justice the court espouses. In the political court, the evidence is not as important as the perception of the evidence. Facts are not as relevant as sentiments and interests. This is what Abubakar Malami, SAN, Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, must have learned about Nigeria’s politics since President Muhammadu ...
Facts You Never Knew About Wizkid’s Official DJ, Dj Tunez
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Facts You Never Knew About Wizkid’s Official DJ, Dj Tunez

Micheal Babatunde Adeyinka best known as DJ Tunez sometimes styled as In Tunez We Trust. Born in the US to Nigerian parents, Tunez started deejaying professionally in 2007 at birthday parties for the young and elderly. He burst into the limelight as one of New York finest DJ's at the New York Caribbean Fest. In 2016 he joined Wizkid's Starboy Record label as an official DJ but before then he was poping on the scene as a very high profile DJ in the city of New York. His early music education followed a pattern he recalls as "everything African at home, everything else outside" . He learnt how to speak the Nigerian language "Yoruba" by listening to his father's King Sunny Ade records, and when his parents sent him to boarding school in Nigeria, he caught up with the sound coming ou...
Eva Alordiah Shares 20 Random Facts About Herself, Says ‘I Was Born In A Car On The Road’
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Eva Alordiah Shares 20 Random Facts About Herself, Says ‘I Was Born In A Car On The Road’

Newly single rapper, Eva Alordiah took to Instagram to share 20 random facts a lot of people don't know about her life. According to her: 1. I like to Sleep on my back. I stopped sleeping on my chest since the day I heard/read that it could make your Breasts flatter. Is this true? 2. I love to drink Garri. Love. Since I was a child, soaking Garri has been a Fav snack of mine. With groundnut, Kulikuli, Sardines, or Beans 3. I always go out to stare at the sky when I wake up everyday. There's something out there. 4. I was Born in the Car, on the road! My Mom self delivered me right there in the passenger seat. It rained heavily after I came out and My first bath was at a Petrol station. 5. I started Writing novels at age 5-6 6. I began to Rap only because a Girl in my Dorm (Yemisi ...
The Golden Tulip Hotel In Anambra: 12 Facts
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The Golden Tulip Hotel In Anambra: 12 Facts

12 Incredible Facts About The New Golden Tulip Hotel In Anambra 1. The Agulu Lake Hotel under the management of Golden Tulip Hotels represents an SPV involving the Golden Tulip Group and the Anambra State Government. 2. It marks the first entry of a multinational hotel management group into Anambra 3. It marks the opening of Anambra’s fantastic hospitality and tourism sector 4. The Golden Tulip Hotels will help to discover our tourism treasures 5. Golden Tulip shall furnish the completed hotel building to its set standard 6. Golden Tulip shall manage the hotel for a period of 10 years renewal after 5 years 7. Anambra State Government has paid 100% of the money required to furnish the hotel 8. 5% of the after tax profit shall be dedicated to the host community of Agulu 9. The new...
Sir Herbert Macaulay Facts
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Sir Herbert Macaulay Facts

Herbert Macaulay (1864-1945) was a Nigerian political leader. One of the first leaders of the Nigerian opposition to British colonial rule, he was also a civil engineer, journalist, and accomplished musician. Born in Lagos, Herbert Macaulay was the son of the Reverend Thomas Babington Macaulay, prominent Lagos missionary and educator, and the maternal grandson of Samuel Ajayi Crowther, first African bishop of the Niger Territory. Receiving his early education in the mission schools of Lagos, Macaulay in 1881 became a clerk in the Public Works Department in Lagos. He was recognized as a promising civil servant and in 1890 was awarded a government scholarship to study civil engineering in England, where he spent 3 years. Upon his return to Lagos he was appointed surveyor of crown lands fo...
Thin Tall Tony’s Wife Shares Facts About Her Husband
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Thin Tall Tony’s Wife Shares Facts About Her Husband

Thin Tall Tony's wife has let the world know that TTT is hers and hers alone. Hours after TTT told Bisola that he's single "by God's grace", his wife Laraba Audi Offiong shared on her Instagram page five facts about her husband and the second fact states loud and clear that he is hers. Fact number two reads: He's married to the love of his life, Larabi Audi Offiong. So, in case anyone had any doubts or was nursing the slightest hope, you have been told. She also went on to reveal that they have two kids, Emmanuella and Mayson. All is seemingly well with the couple and not minding what went on in the house, Laraba will be welcoming her loving husband home with open arms.
Top 5 Unheard Interesting Facts About Basketball
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Top 5 Unheard Interesting Facts About Basketball

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