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FG Introduces Temporary Passports For Nigerians Abroad
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FG Introduces Temporary Passports For Nigerians Abroad

The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated an electronic temporary passport to replace the emergency travel certificate for effective identity management. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said in Abuja that the temporary passport was an electronic document with all the features of a regular passport. According to Aregbesola, the difference is that it is temporary and valid for one trip and will be retrieved from the user at the entry point. “The temporary passport is ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) compliant and is valid for only 30 days. “It’s a replacement for the hitherto emergency travel certificate issued to Nigerians in emergency situations where their passports were not available and had the need to travel to Nigeria. “This new documen...
Kogi State Introduces Levy On Every Loaf Of Bread
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Kogi State Introduces Levy On Every Loaf Of Bread

The Kogi state government has introduced a levy on every loaf of bread baked in the state. The state ministry of commerce and industry said the levy is aimed at improving the internally generated revenue. But the state chapter of the Association of Master bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN) told TheCable on Thursday that the bakers are against the levy. An executive member of the association simply identified as Godfirst said the association has begun moves to meet with the consultant the state charged with collecting the fee. Godfirst said they received a memo from the ministry imposing a levy to be paid “on each loaf of bread” produced. “The letter was sent to us that a consultant has been given the job to generate fund from bakery to state government; to generate r...
Switzerland Introduces ₦20.5Million Per Year Minimum Wage, Highest In The World
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Switzerland Introduces ₦20.5Million Per Year Minimum Wage, Highest In The World

Geneva is set to introduce 'the world's highest minimum wage' which will equate to £41,430 ($53,370) a year around £3,500 ($4,510) a month. The alterations, which had been rejected by voters twice before in both 2011 and 2014, will now come into effect from October 17. This is more than triple that in the United States, which operates at £5.63 ($7.25) per hour, and more than double the basic hourly rate in the United Kingdom of £8.72 ($11.23).
PDP Rep, Eta Mbora Introduces Bill On Automatic Employment For Graduates After NYSC
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PDP Rep, Eta Mbora Introduces Bill On Automatic Employment For Graduates After NYSC

Eta Mbora, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member of the house of representatives, has introduced a bill seeking to provide automatic employment for graduates after their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme. The legislation seeks to amend the NYSC act to enable the military, paramilitary agencies and other special services recruit willing graduates immediately after they have completed the one-year youth service. The amendment bill scaled first reading at the green chamber on Thursday. The NYSC act, as it currently is, does not provide any employment window for youth corps members after the programme. In an interview with TheCable on Friday, the lawmaker, who represents Calabar Munincipal/Odukpani federal constituency of Cross River state, said the bill will help...
Senate Introduces Bill To Create Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Members
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Senate Introduces Bill To Create Agency For Repentant Boko Haram Members

The Senate on Thursday began moves to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country. A bill, sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe East senatorial district, was read for the first time on the floor of the Senate Thursday. Already a subject of fierce push back, the bill offers further concession to Boko Haram militants who choose to cease fire. Last month, the Nigerian military said no fewer than 608 repentant Boko Haram insurgents were undergoing the De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme under its Operation Safe Corridor in Malam-Sidi, Gombe State. Clients, the military euphemism for the repentant insurgents, were said to have been exposed to formal literacy class...
Patapaa Makes It Official! Introduces German Girlfriend To Family
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Patapaa Makes It Official! Introduces German Girlfriend To Family

Ghanaian Musician, Patapaa has made an official introduction and presentation of his German white girlfriend, Liha Miller to his family and friends in Swedru. The two who have been together for about eleven months now after Patapaa met her during his Europe tour have displayed a lot of affection on social media to the admiration of their followers. Mycelebrityandi.com sighted these photos on the social media page of Liha, who shared it to express her appreciation of how she was received by Patapaa’s family and friends. “Sorry that I can’t post all but I really appreciate you guys for sending me all the pics,” Liha wrote on her Instagram story. Liha Miller would probably be the most comfortable lady on earth now after this move by her boo. Check out the photos below… Patapaa...
Seyi Makinde Introduces New Transportation System In Oyo State
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Seyi Makinde Introduces New Transportation System In Oyo State

Governor Seyi Makinde introduces new modern transportation system to Oyo State. Is this really a good one?? Chairman, OYRTMA, Mogaji Akin Fagbemi received delivery of over 1000 shelter kits for commercial motorcycle operators in Ibadan today, in connection to the "One passenger per Okada" campaign, sponsored by Mr Sulaiman Agboola Sidol Solutions.  
Senator Omo-Agege Introduces Bill To Amend Electoral Act
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Senator Omo-Agege Introduces Bill To Amend Electoral Act

Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege says he has introduced a bill for comprehensive amendment of the Electoral Act No. 6 of 2010. Omo-Agege revealed this on Monday at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Stakeholders Forum on Elections organised by the coalition of more than 70 civil societies in Abuja. He said the bill, co-sponsored with Senator Abubakar Kyari of Borno North Senatorial District, was now making its way to public hearing, having scaled second reading with overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate. “It is a decisive response to a plethora of our Supreme Court’s decision inviting the National Assembly to make sensible amendments to the Electoral Act,” he said. “And I believe it is responsible for us to take the apex court’s constructive guidance on ...
Naira Marley Introduces ‘Soapy Dance’ Wizkid, Olamide, Zlatan, Lil kesh React
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Naira Marley Introduces ‘Soapy Dance’ Wizkid, Olamide, Zlatan, Lil kesh React

Naira Marley Releases New Dance Steps, Wizkid, Olamide, Zlatan Ibile, Lilkesh, Other Celebrities And Nigerians React. Naira Marley has finally released his new song "Soapy". He equally introduced a new dance step called the "Soapy Dance" and it's currently trending. Celebrities such as Wizkid, Olamide, Lilkesh, Zlatan Ibile and many others have reacted to the Naira Marley’s new trending Soapy Dance. Olamide told Naira Marley: "Waste man ���� bro you need to go back to London ... you done turn agbero finish for Lagos." Olamide also shared the new Soapy Dance video and wrote: "I know few mad people, this one is number one ����� @nairamarley dance lit" Watch the trending video and see more reactions   View this post on Instagram ...
Regina Daniels Introduces Alleged Ex boyfriend Somadina To Her Husband, Ned Nwoko
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Regina Daniels Introduces Alleged Ex boyfriend Somadina To Her Husband, Ned Nwoko

 The alledged Ex-boyfriend of Actress Regina Daniels, has officially met the husband of a girl whom the the wind of times and wealth took away from him. Somadina, who is Nollywood Actor, was introduced the Billionaire Politician during a launch in Asaba. Somadina and Regina Daniels were known to be childhood friends and teen stars in the movie industry, right from their formative years. They had starred in several movies together, especially in the thriller titled "Two Love Birds", a movie that exposed the friendship they had in reality. They had been very close friends, until, it was rumoured that they shared something more serious than friendship, but it couldn't have been for long, because her dreams and parental visions eventually guided her into the marital convenience of her ...
British Airways Releases Low Spring Return Fares as Low as $169
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British Airways Releases Low Spring Return Fares as Low as $169

British Airways, the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom has released low fares as spring surfaces. The return fares goes for as low as $169 in economy class, $2, 009 in business class and $5, 800 in first class. The fares are already on sale for outbound travel from now with return date anytime within the next 12 months. Sales ends on the 29th of March, 2019. This promo is only applicable for customers who plan to travel to UK and Europe with a minimum stay of 3 days and maximum stay of 12 months. Speaking on the promo, Kola Olayinka; British Airways Regional Commercial Manager for West Africa stated that “one of the reasons we have introduced this promo is to encourage people to visit fascinating places in UK and...
Oyo State Introduces Levies On Churches, Mosques, Businesses For Security
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Oyo State Introduces Levies On Churches, Mosques, Businesses For Security

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday introduced levies on churches, mosques, and other business organisations in the state. These levies, according to the state government, were imposed as part of efforts to generate funds to assist security agencies. The categories of these levies were contained in flyers made available to journalists at an emergency meeting convened by the state government which was held at the House of Chiefs, Parliament Building, Secretariat, Ibadan on Tuesday. At the meeting were the state commissioner of police, Abiodun Odude; representatives of the GOC of 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Odogbo Ibadan; police area commanders, DSS, Customs, NSCDC, NDLEA, chief executive officers of banks and representatives of Manufacturing Association of Nigeria. ...
WAEC Introduces ‘walk-in’ Candidates, Allows Registration 24 Hours Before Paper
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WAEC Introduces ‘walk-in’ Candidates, Allows Registration 24 Hours Before Paper

In a press statement by Demianus Ojijeogu, and made available to journalists on Sunday, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will soon conduct the first series of the West African Senior School certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. A spokesperson of the examination council, who signed the statement, also said the examination will be conducted between January and February, 2019. According to the statement, registration started October 8 and will end December 28, 2018. The registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centre. “After obtaining the registration pin, candidates should log on to www.waeconline.org,” it said. The council also said there is provision f...
MTN Introduces 4.5GB For N1200 For Independence Celebration
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MTN Introduces 4.5GB For N1200 For Independence Celebration

MTN is surprising us again with another awoof as they have introduced new data plan, 4.5GB for N1200naira for us to celebrate Independence. MTN took to their Social media Handle this morning announcing the surprise pack. According to MTN; "In celebrating Independence we're giving you 200% bonus on your data subscription today. So, go ahead browse, chat, call, stream, download and do more on the 4G LTE network". How To Activate MTN New 4.5GB For N1200 Dial *131*1# and choose your preferred package. Note: Bonus available on 4G LTE only.
RwandAir Introduces New E-payment System
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RwandAir Introduces New E-payment System

RwandAir has launched the online ticket platform that allow customers with Maestro, Discover, Diners and JCB credit and debit cards to pay for their airfare. The move is expected to improve services and support the country push for a cashless economy. Already, holders of SmartCash, VISA and MasterCard can pay online using their cards, which has helped improve the airline’s efficiency in terms of ticketing. According to the acting chief executive officer of RwandAir, Chance Ndagano, the airline’s Internet booking platform also allows payment by M-Pesa mobile money transfer service. Ndagano said the online booking facility is part of RwandAir’s upgrade project that includes a partnership with Wirecard AG, one of Europe’s leading payment processing service providers. RwandAir h...
Central Bank Introduces New Forex Rules As Naira Closes At N367 To The Dollar
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Central Bank Introduces New Forex Rules As Naira Closes At N367 To The Dollar

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday introduced new rules into the interbank foreign exchange market. This came barely one week after the naira closed below 370/dollar on the parallel market. The rules were contained in a new circular tagged, “Further liberalisation of the interbank foreign exchange market,’’ and signed by the Director, Financial Markets, Dr. Alvan Ikoku. Among other things, the regular said authorised dealers in the interbank were meant to put only N1 spread on their transactions. It also said that authorised dealers in the forex market could now defease their excess foreign currency trading positions to other authorised dealers in the market without seeking prior approval from the CBN It read in part, “All authorised dealers shall be subject to a maximum ...
Ghanaian Father Collapses As His Son Introduces His ‘Ugly’ Girlfriend To Him
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Ghanaian Father Collapses As His Son Introduces His ‘Ugly’ Girlfriend To Him

A 48- year old man has collapsed in his home after his son introduced his girlfriend to him for the first time. According to the son, Kwabena Kumah, his Ghanaian father is just overreacting. “I don’t know what happened. He looked shocked when I showed my girlfriend to him. To me, she is the most beautiful person in the world. I don’t care what people say but I am going to marry her. I think my dad is just overreacting.” he said. Kojo Kumah, the father, while receiving treatment at Korlebu Teaching Hospital said “I know my son is not blind. I know my son is well educated and smart. I have given him everything he needs in order for him to get a good life. I don’t know why he wants to disappoint me.” he said According to him, Hannah, his son’s girlfriend is “ugly and smelly”. “I...
2017 UTME: JAMB Introduces Remita To Ease Pin Purchase For Registration
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2017 UTME: JAMB Introduces Remita To Ease Pin Purchase For Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says that eligible candidates for its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now purchase the pin for registration using the Remita mode. The board on Sunday said the development came on the heels of the reported challenges the candidates faced in an attempt to acquire the pins from NIPOST and the designated banks. The Head of Information of JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said the board had noted the many headaches of prospective candidates from various parts of the country, including Lagos. He said that candidates had lamented the difficulties involved in obtaining the pins from designated banks on the payment of N5,500 and the subsequent hassles in getting registered. The registration of candidates for the examinati...
Anambra Church Introduces 1trillion Naira Note Issued By Central Bank Of Heaven
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Anambra Church Introduces 1trillion Naira Note Issued By Central Bank Of Heaven

See the 'biggest' Nigerian currency denomination used in church The programme titled 'Biblical principles for prosperity', was put up on a banner depicting a copy of the already existing N1,000 note. In place of the 'Central Bank of Nigeria' are the words 'Central Bank of Heaven', and instead of three zeros, there are twelve zeros, bringing it to a total of one trillion naira. The N1,000 note is officially the biggest Nigerian currency denomination, but it now seems the N1,000,000,000,000 has eclipsed that.
CBN Introduces New Charges On Bank Deposits And Withdrawals
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CBN Introduces New Charges On Bank Deposits And Withdrawals

CBN reintroduces charges on cash deposits, withdrawals Published February 24, 2017 Share Tweet by Taboola Akinpelu Dada The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday announced the reintroduction of bank charges on certain categories of cash deposits and withdrawals. This came about three years after the apex bank stopped the charges. In a circular to all Deposit Money Banks posted on its website, the regulator said the decision to reintroduce the charges on cash deposits was part of the review of charges on deposits and withdrawals under the cashless policy . It said the decision was taken at the Bankers’ Committee meeting , which held in Abuja two weeks ago. The circular , signed by the Director, Banking and Payments System Department, CBN, Mr . Dipo Fatokun, stated that the committe...
Mark Zukerberg Introduces Jarvis, His Virtual Home Assistant
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Mark Zukerberg Introduces Jarvis, His Virtual Home Assistant

Facebook founder, Mark Zukerberg, on Tuesday, introduced Jarvis to the world. Jarvis is a home assistant with a difference – he isn’t human, but an app. This software was developed by the tech entrepreneur to meet a variety of needs around the house, from turning off the light, adjusting the room temperature to one that is favourable, preparing meals and even supplying Mark with a change of clothes. Jarvis responds to Mark’s voice and talks back to him, lets guests in after a facial identification, it also alerts him of his schedule and things going on within the house, for instance, when Max, Mark’s daughter with wife Priscilla, woke from sleep, Jarvis informed Mark about it. There is very little that Jarvis cannot do around the house as can be seen in the video shared by Mark. Whil...

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