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Owerri Prison Break: Police Ignored DSS Intelligence Report Of Planned Attack
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Owerri Prison Break: Police Ignored DSS Intelligence Report Of Planned Attack

Facts emerging from the recent attack on the Imo State Police Headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Facility revealed that the Commissioner of Police ignored credible intelligence sent from the DSS warning of the impending attack. The DSS, it was gathered, had following the receipt of the intelligence, discreetly conducted a vulnerability assessment of the 2 correctional facilities in Imo state and advised fortifications based on the discovered security weakness of the facility. The commissioner of police received a credible intelligence report 48-72 hours before Monday, warning of an impending attack on the Police Headquarters in Imo state between April 4 and 6. Yet, Police did not heed to actionable intelligence, the consequence of which has led to over 1800 inmates loose in...
Our Country is on life support but the managers of our affairs are worsening the situation by their financial rascality – Peter Obi
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Our Country is on life support but the managers of our affairs are worsening the situation by their financial rascality – Peter Obi

Former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, has described the recent approval by the Federal Executive Council FEC to spend $1.5 billion to carry out repairs on the Port Harcourt refinery as a huge waste. According to the former governor, Nigeria is currently on life support but those managing the country's affairs are ''worsening it by their financial rascality.'' ''The news of the planned expenditure of a whopping $1.5 billion for Port Harcourt refinery repairs is worrisome to well-meaning Nigerians. In light of our precarious economic situation, it is a huge waste. Our country on life support, but sadly the managers of our affairs are worsening the situation by their financial rascality. -PO
“I’m Here to Remind These Feminists that I Will Cook 3 Times for my Husband Unless he Chooses to let me Rest” – Nigerian fashion designer says
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“I’m Here to Remind These Feminists that I Will Cook 3 Times for my Husband Unless he Chooses to let me Rest” – Nigerian fashion designer says

A Nigerian fashion designer, Xarah, has reminded 'e-feminists' that she planned on cooking three times for her husband unless he chooses to let her rest. "I 'm here to remind these e-feminists that I will cook 3 times for my husband unless he chooses to let me rest" she wrote. Twitter users reacted to the tweet and reminded her that feminists never said that women should not cook for their husbands. One called her a bubble head and olodo. "Mama of all "PICK ME"S.  A bubble head who thinks women asking to be treated with decency CANNOT cook for their husbands. Aunty, dont worry they have seen you, hopefully atleast one man on this app will ask you out after this tweet, you hear? OLODO"
Kenyan Woman Arrested for Killing Friend Over alleged Love Affair With her Husband
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Kenyan Woman Arrested for Killing Friend Over alleged Love Affair With her Husband

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the brutal murder of 22-year-old student of Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya. Eunice Muthoni Njeri's lifeless body was found dumped in Subuku river in Njoro, Nakuru County on December 7, 2020. Autopsy conducted by Dr. Wangari Wambugu, at the Egerton University Funeral home on December 10, 2020 revealed that the 4th year student was strangled to death before being dumped in the river. A statement issued by DCI on Saturday, February 20, said Njeri’s murder was planned and executed by her two close friends and fellow students at Egerton University; Diana Muthiomi and Tamar Wambora Njeru. DCI said it all began when Diana suspected that Njeri was having an affair wit...
Secondary school student caught in school with local gun she allegedly planned to use in shooting a teacher who asked her to cut her coloured
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Secondary school student caught in school with local gun she allegedly planned to use in shooting a teacher who asked her to cut her coloured

A secondary school student was caught in school with a local gun she allegedly planned to use in shooting her teacher. The girl, a student of Government Secondary School in Ikot Ewa, Cross River State, was asked by a teacher to cut her coloured hair and she was allegedly angered by this. Subsequently,  she arrived at school with a gun.   Soldiers were invited after the student was caught with the gun, as seen in photos shared online.  
#OccupyLekkiTollGate: We condemn any act of brutality on the part of the police, the Commissioner of Police will be asked to give account of what happened – LASG
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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: We condemn any act of brutality on the part of the police, the Commissioner of Police will be asked to give account of what happened – LASG

The Lagos State Government has said that the state Commissioner of Police will be asked to give an account of what happened at Lekki Toll Gate, venue for the planned #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests on February 13. The State Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo said this while reacting to reports of some of the arrested protesters being dehumanized and assaulted by the police. Onigbanjo who cited breach of COVID-19 protocols and fear that the exercise could go out of hand as part of the offences of those arrested in an interview on Channels Television, maintained that government has no problem with residents exercising their fundamental rights to freedom of expression or participation in peaceful protests. He added that if the action of the protesters is seen to result in...
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Calm At Lekki Toll Gate As Police Stop Planned Protest

In compliance with the security directive, organisers of the planned protest scheduled to take place at Lekki-Epe Toll Gate failed to show up as armed policemen are currently patrolling the axis to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizenry. However, at about 11 am, some suspects were picked up by the police for loitering without cogent reasons. About five suspects were arrested and taken into the waiting Black Maria vehicle stationed at the toll gate. A man who drove in his private car with a placard bearing inscription, ” One Nigeria,” was immediately intercepted by the police and after brief interrogation was whisked into the Black Maria vehicle before taken away to an unknown place. His motion camera was also seized in the process. Meantime, the state Comm...
‘She’s not in Contact With him’: Kim Kardashian West is ‘Planning a Valentine’s Day Celebration Without Kanye West’ amid ‘Divorce’
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‘She’s not in Contact With him’: Kim Kardashian West is ‘Planning a Valentine’s Day Celebration Without Kanye West’ amid ‘Divorce’

Kim Kardashian West is reportedly planning a Valentine's Day celebration without her husband, Kanye West amid divorce rumors. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star is said to not be in contact with her husband, 43, and is expected to spend Valentine's Day with their kids, North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, Psalm, 21 months, and other family. An insider told PEOPLE: 'Kim is great. She has a Valentine's Day celebration planned with her kids and family. She likes to make it special for the kids. 'She doesn't have any contact with Kanye. It's obvious that she is just focused on the future.' It was recently claimed that Kanye is 'less than thrilled' that his divorce from the reality star, 40, will be broadcast on TV. Kim will reportedly discuss the end of her marri...
“He Would have Been Here any Day now” Chrissy Teigen Marks Late Son’s due Date after Painful Pregnancy Loss
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“He Would have Been Here any Day now” Chrissy Teigen Marks Late Son’s due Date after Painful Pregnancy Loss

Chrissy Teigen has shared photos from a video shoot she and husband John Legend did for his song Wild while she was 10 weeks pregnant with her last child Jack who died. The model said if everything had gone according to plan, her son should have been here any day now and she had planned to share the photos when Jack arrived. Unfortunately, she had to be induced to birth her son premature as he was too weak and he died soon after. Sharing the photos today, she wrote:   these are from our video shoot for Wild in Mexico. I was 10 weeks along and out of my mind happy. I knew the video would take a bit to get together so thought it would be cute to share our news with the world through the ol classic hand on belly trick at the end. I could have never imagined what would ha...
Actor Akah Nnani Celebrates his Wife as she Turns a Year Older
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Actor Akah Nnani Celebrates his Wife as she Turns a Year Older

Today January 29 is Nollywood actor, Akah Nnani's wife, Claire's birthday. He took to his social media handles to profess his love for her and also prayed for her. Posting a photo of them kissing, he wrote; ''Happy birthday to the love of my life. My everything. The most important person in my life. The other me. I love you with everything I am and have. This year, I give you the gift of me. I pledge to give you my best. To be there for you all the way. To love you like you have never known love before. I pray that this year, you will enter into the fullness of what God has planned for you. You will enter into your rest HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY MAMA.''YearMA.''Year Older
Soldiers take over scene of planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja
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Soldiers take over scene of planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja

Soldiers have reportedly taken over the scene of the planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja.   Some soldiers were spotted at popular Aya roundabout early Monday morning with a roadblock and barricade. There were also police officers stationed in front of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons.   This is coming after Nigerian army's spokesperson, Sagir Musa denied claims of the recently launched  ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’  being targeted at #EndSARS protesters.   Here are photos below;  
Arsenal Beat QPR 4-3 In First Of Multiple Planned Friendlies
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Arsenal Beat QPR 4-3 In First Of Multiple Planned Friendlies

Arsenal took on Queens Park Rangers in a behind-closed-doors friendlies on Tuesday. The game took place at London Colney and neither club showed a stream with Arsenal asking QPR not to show the game. Arsenal won the match 4-3 and the QPR site mentions that Arsenal put out a strong team but don’t detail who played for Mikel Arteta’s side, nor who scored. It is rumoured that Lacazette, Smith-Rowe, John-Jules and Aubameyang all scored for Arsenal. Miguel Azeez was believed to be with the squad. Arsenal initially went a goal down before firing back to make it 3-1. QPR made it 3-3 before Arsenal won the game.
Police Warn Northern Youths Against Protesting in Yobe
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Police Warn Northern Youths Against Protesting in Yobe

The Yobe State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has warned Coalition of Northern Youth not to embark on a planned protest in the state. ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Command’s Public Relations Officer in a statement made available to DAILY POST, warned that the planned protest is illegal and will not be permitted to take place in Yobe State. “Information at the disposal of Yobe State Police Command indicates that, the Coalition of Northern Youth will stage a protest due to hold on 20th June, 2020 in all the Northern States of the Country. “In this regard, this is to inform the general public that, the protest is illegal and will not be permitted to take place in Yobe State. “Therefore, the peace loving people of the state are advised to desist from any gathe...
Tomike Adeoye reveals Ibidunni Ighodalo planned her wedding for free
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Tomike Adeoye reveals Ibidunni Ighodalo planned her wedding for free

Ibidunni Ighodalo was an A-list event planner and business woman in Nigeria, who died just 2 days ago to the shock of many. Amongst the list of friends and acquaintances that she helped in her lifetime is Instagram brand influencer and TV presenter, Tomike Adeoye. Tomike Adeoye, a 24 year old graduate of microbiology from the prestigious university of Lagos, firstly got in contact with the late ibidunni after ibidunni stumbled on a video of Tomike and her friends, where they were dancing to the then reigning “kupe challenge”. Ibidunni, according to her, fell in love with her amongst the other girls that were in the video and decided to send her a DM. That began a 2 year relationship between ibidunni and Tomike that would last a lifetime for the 24 year old. In her remembranc...
Lagos State Government Suspends the Reopening of Churches and Mosques
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Lagos State Government Suspends the Reopening of Churches and Mosques

Lagos state governor, Babatunde Sanwo-Olu, has suspended the planned reopening of religious centers in the state. Recall that on June 4, the state governor announced that religious centers will be allowed to open for worship provided they follow the COVID-19 guidelines. He said Mosques will be allowed to resume worship on June 19 while churches in the state will be allowed to conduct services from Sunday, June 21. However at a press briefing this afternoon, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the reopening of worship centers has been suspended. He said the decision is based on the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state. With 7319 confirmed cases, Lagos state has remained the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
Merseyside derby should take place at Goodison Park, says Liverpool mayor
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Merseyside derby should take place at Goodison Park, says Liverpool mayor

With the Premier League title possibly on the line, there have been suggestions the highly-charged fixture could be moved to a neutral venue Liverpool’s potentially title-deciding Merseyside derby clash with Everton should go ahead at Goodison Park as planned, says Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson. The Reds, 25 points clear at the top of the table, are due to take on their city neighbours in their first game back after the coronavirus shutdown on Sunday, June 21. If second-placed Manchester City lose to Arsenal the previous Wednesday, then Jurgen Klopp’s side will be able to secure their first title in 30 years with a win against the Toffees.
EPL Clubs to Play Friendlies Before Season Restarts
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EPL Clubs to Play Friendlies Before Season Restarts

The Premier League has given clubs permission to play friendly matches ahead of the planned resumption of the season, according to Sky Sports. However, the venues must be no more than 90 minutes away and players must travel in their own cars. Club coaching staff will officiate the matches, as PGMOL referees and assistants are yet to be tested for COVID-19. If played at a stadium, players will enter via the players’ entrance and walk straight onto the pitch, before warming up. Dressing rooms will not be used. Top-flight clubs were given the go-ahead to resume contract training last week, paving the way for competitive action to resume June 17.
How God Saved me from Lecturer who Wanted to Sleep With me
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How God Saved me from Lecturer who Wanted to Sleep With me

A Nigerian lady has taken to Twitter to narrate her experience with a lecturer who wanted to sleep with her and threatened to fail her if she did not heed According to the lady identified as @_Faves on the platform, the randy lecturer told her he would make sure she had an extra year, but in a miraculous way she was saved from his evil plans. She tweeted; I’ll never forget the day a lecturer threatened to fail me if I did not meet him in a hotel in school. I was so afraid, so I planned with my twin to put my phone on recording. I took a backup phone just in case and started recording immediately I got to his door. The man was like; “I’m not saying I want to fuck o, but you will be my baby girl. I like your shape, your breast, your height. You need to be taken care of and ma...
Presidency says there’s NO Presidential broadcast today!!!
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Presidency says there’s NO Presidential broadcast today!!!

The Presidency has debunked reports that President Muhammadu Buhari would be making a media broadcast today. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in a tweet via his verified Tweeter handle disclosed this minutes ago. He said no presidential broadcast was planned for today, adding that whatever update was available would be passed on by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus during its usual briefings. “No presidential broadcast on COVID-19 updates today. None was planned. Rather, the Presidential Task Force will during its usual media briefings bring the nation up to speed on the next steps”, the tweet read.
Femi Adesina Debunks Report of President Buhari Addressing the Nation Today
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Femi Adesina Debunks Report of President Buhari Addressing the Nation Today

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, says contrary to earlier reports, there will be no presidential broadcast today May 18. Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 was on Channels TV on Sunday May 17 where he disclosed that the President will hold a nationwide broadcast today May 18, as the first phase of the ease of the lockdown comes to an end. However in a tweet shared this afternoon, Adesina said no presidential broadcast was planned for today May 18. According to him, the Presidential task force will bring Nigerians to speed on the next line of action regarding the ease of the lockdown. ''No presidential broadcast on COVID-19 updates today. None was planned. Rather, the Presidential Task Force w...
Suspected Gang Members Express Displeasure Over Disruption of Candle Light Procession for Colleagues in Ikotun
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Suspected Gang Members Express Displeasure Over Disruption of Candle Light Procession for Colleagues in Ikotun

Police officers raided a candle light procession held in Agbaranje, Ikotun, by some suspected criminals in honor of their members who were killed via jungle justice in the area and this angered the suspected criminals. Police operatives from Ikotun Division raided the area on Tuesday evening and dispersed the group that had planned a candle light procession to honour the deceased who were unjustly killed over suspicion that they were ‘One Million Boys’, PM Express reports. Some of the suspects who organized the procession in honor of their slain members were arrested while many escaped and were said to be at large. The publication adds that some of the members, mainly the youths in the area, who are suspected members of a gang, have expressed their anger at having police disru...
NASU Threatens To Embark On Strike
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NASU Threatens To Embark On Strike

The union revealed if there are shortfalls in the March salaries of their members, it won’t hesitate to embark on industrial action. The union pointed out that a seven-day warning strike earlier planned for this month was abandoned due to the closure of all institutions across the country because of COVID-19 outbreak. According to the union, if the mistakes of shortfalls as reflected in the February salaries of its members are repeated, they will shut down all federal institutions in the country immediately.
Groom walks out of wedding in Jos, says he planned to disgrace bride 10 years ago
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Groom walks out of wedding in Jos, says he planned to disgrace bride 10 years ago

A dramatic scene was recorded in Jos on Saturday March 21, as a groom identified as Mr Rufus Aplang walked out of his wedding ceremony, abandoning his bride identified simply as Judith. The incident reportedly occurred at God’s Glory Ministry in Jos when it was time for the couple to exchange their vows. It was gathered that before walking out on his bride, Aplang disclosed that he has been planning to disgrace her for 10 years. The bride collapsed after the incident and was rushed to a private hospital around Plateau State Polytechnic. Aplang's best man, Peter Sani who disclosed that the couple dated for 12 years before deciding to get married, attributed his friend’s behaviour to some sort of diabolism.
EFCC set to arraign ex-INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu for N1.2bn fraud
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EFCC set to arraign ex-INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu for N1.2bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is set to arraign former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu, over alleged N1.2bn fraud and money laundering.   The commission said Iwu would be arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lagos on four counts bordering on money laundering. Acting spokesperson, EFCC, Tony Orilade, confirmed the planned arraignment on Wednesday.   The commission alleged that between December 2014 and March 2015, Iwu hid N1.2b in the bank account of Bioresources Institute of Nigeria Ltd. domiciled in the United Bank for Africa Plc. The money was believed to be part of the N23.29b slush fund allegedly shared by former petroleum minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to influence the outcome of the ...
Caster Semenya ruled out of athletics world championships after Swiss court re-imposes IAAF regulations
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Caster Semenya ruled out of athletics world championships after Swiss court re-imposes IAAF regulations

Caster Semenya of South Africa, a two-time Olympic champion of 800 meters, will not be eligible to run her signature event at this year’s world track and field championships after the latest legal ruling in an ongoing, highly-charged case about testosterone levels and restrictions placed on intersex athletes to compete in certain women’s events.   Semenya sustained a setback on Tuesday, July 30th when the Swiss Supreme Court reversed a decision it made in June and temporarily reimposed the hormone restrictions set forth by track and field’s world governing body in women’s events from 400 meters to the mile.   “I am very disappointed to be kept from defending my hard-earned title. This will not deter me from continuing my fight for the human rights of all of the female...
South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft
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South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft

South Korea says its jets fired warning shots at a Russian surveillance plane that entered its airspace on Tuesday.   Officials said the plane twice violated the airspace over the Dokdo/Takeshima islands, which are occupied by Seoul but also claimed by Japan. South Korea's Ministry of Defence said it scrambled fighter jets in response and fired 360 machine-gun rounds.   Russia has denied violating the country's airspace and Moscow said two of its bombers carried out a planned drill over "neutral waters" and denied any warning shots that were fired by South Korean jets.   This is the first incident of its kind between Russia and South Korea.
Actress Etinosa Blast MC Galaxy, Say Her Nude Video Was Not Planned In Anyway
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Actress Etinosa Blast MC Galaxy, Say Her Nude Video Was Not Planned In Anyway

Earlier today a shocking video of nigerian Singer MC Galaxy claiming they that he and Etinosa whom went nude live on his friday night instagram video was all planned out. According to MC Galaxy, he is not happy how the blame got shifted to only him after the incident instead of both of them. He claimed that the entire live video act was planned and staged. Etinosa has reacted to the video and took to her instagram page moments ago to debunk the video calling it a very stupid move. she said: Stop lying to Nigerians. They are not stupid. This is the last I will say on this hurtful issue. It hurts me a lot and you can tell by the harsh stupid way I cursed an innocent child because his father won't stop throwing it at my face. However, after that happened I tried talking to a r...
ASUU Suspends Planned Strike
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ASUU Suspends Planned Strike

The National president of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi has said that the union has shelved its plan to mobilise its members for industrial action to press home its demand for the fulfillment of the agreement it reached with the federal government. The ASUU president, disclosed this during an interview with newsmen in Ilorin, at the weekend on the sidelines of ‘‘Day of Tributes’’ held in honour of the late Prof Samson Olatunde Oduleye who was a member of the UNILORIN 49+. The programme which was attended by members of UNILORIN 49 and their families was held at the deceased’s Adewole Estate residence, Ilorin, Kwara state. The ASUU’s president, however, demanded for an evidence from the federal government to show that the balance of the N...
We are not playing Monopoly here’ – Hoeness says Bayern won’t exceed Hernandez’s €80m transfer fee
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We are not playing Monopoly here’ – Hoeness says Bayern won’t exceed Hernandez’s €80m transfer fee

The Bundesliga champions do not plan to go past the amount they paid for Lucas Hernandez this summer, though more additions are planned Bayern Munich will not exceed the €80 million (£70m/$90m) mark again in a single transfer fee this summer, according to club president Uli Hoeness. The Bundesliga champions secured their seventh straight title on Saturday with a 5-1 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt at the Allianz Arena. Bayern can still secure a domestic double with win over RB Leipzig in the DFB-Pokal final next week, but this season has been seen as a transition year for the club.
Panic In Bi-courtney Over Planned Takeover Of MMA2 On May 7
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Panic In Bi-courtney Over Planned Takeover Of MMA2 On May 7

Tussle between the management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) may resume soon with the planned takeover of the terminal by FAAN. A source close to the Ministry of Transport, Aviation Unit, told SaharaReporters over the weekend that the ministry had given the management of FAAN the approval to take over the terminal on the expiration of the 12 years consensual agreement between BASL and the agency. It was learnt that the 12 years would elapse on May 7, 2019, which was the exact date the terminal commenced operations with flight service by the rested Chanchangi Airlines from the terminal. Our correspondent gathered that the planned takeover of the ter...
Would you lie about your age to net a younger lover!
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Would you lie about your age to net a younger lover!

Love or is it lust is so thin on the ground these days you’re encouraged to grab it when and where you find it.  Which is exactly what Mope did!  She runs a thriving modest creche and was at this lavish 40th birthday bash when she ran into Olu.  “It was a lively pad”, said Mope, when she called at mine to see if she could find a solution to the problem she created for herself.  “I’d gone in the company of a few friends and we were all happily nattering together when I went to replenish my drink. I was clutching a half-filled bottle of champagne when Olu, another member of our group cornered me. He’d been giving me the eye all evening but I had ignored him.  He looked a bit too young for my liking. `Shall we go somewhere quieter?’ he now asked, taking my arm. Allowed him on my stilet-to-...
Soldier Killed Two Months to His Wedding
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Soldier Killed Two Months to His Wedding

A Nigerian soldier identified as, Lieutenant Luka Ishaya Kurmi, was killed yesterday in Rivers state, two months to his wedding. The Headquarters Nigerian Army (NA) said troops of 6 Division killed six alleged political thugs and lost the officer, in an encounter with the hoodlums during election duty in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government Area (LGA) Rivers State. Lieutenant Luka Ishaya Kurm was set to wed a lady identified as Alheri Ganya Bissa on Saturday, April 20th in Kebbi State. The Army in a statement by Sagir Musa, its spokesperson, said the attack which it claimed was pre-planned, occurred in between Charles and Bob-Manuel’s compounds in Abonnema Town at about 1:00am on the 23rd February 2019. See statement below; “The attackers barricaded a major road into the town ...
WWE Legend The Undertaker Retires From Wrestling
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WWE Legend The Undertaker Retires From Wrestling

WWE legend The Undertaker has retired from wrestling at the age of 53, with no WrestleMania comeback planned. Talking about wrestling with anyone who used to be a fan will inevitably start a conversation about one of only a few men, John Cena, Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock or The Undertaker. The Undertaker became one of the most iconic figures in sports entertainment since debuting with Vince McMahon’s company back in 1990. According to Ringside News, the publisher and editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Dave Meltzer claims The Undertaker could be finished as an in-ring competitor. And with no apparent appearance at WrestleMania 35 or either of WWE’s upcoming Saudi Arabia shows in the pipeline, the rumours could be true. Meltzer said: He said: “At lea...
Ekiti State Government seals People’s FM for not paying N175 million signage fee
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Ekiti State Government seals People’s FM for not paying N175 million signage fee

The Ekiti State government has just shut down Our People's FM 104.1, a private Radio Station in Ado Ekiti. According to reports, the station was invaded with thugs backed by policemen a few minutes ago, beating staff and forcefully locking up the Station'. In a statement two days before the station was shut down, Layi Oyawa the Head of Station said, 'we wish to alert the general public of the sinister plot by the government of Ekiti State to illegally and arbitrarily close down Our People's FM 104.1, a private radio station in Ado Ekiti. Yesterday, we received an Invoice from the State Signage Agency, demanding for a sum of N175 million as levy for what was termed Promotional Materials. The bill was dated February 11, 2019'. Today, we also received a letter from the State Board of I...
Court Stops Chief Justice Of Nigeria’s Planned Arraignment
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Court Stops Chief Justice Of Nigeria’s Planned Arraignment

A Federal High Court which sat today in Abuja, has reportedly stopped the Chief Justice of Nigeria’s planned arraignment by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Justice Evelyn Maha of the Federal High Court, Abuja, who ruled on two ex-parte applications on Monday, ordered parties to maintain the status quo and also not to take any further steps in respect of the trial until January 17 when all parties to both suits are to return. While the ex parte application in the suit FHC/ABJ/CS/27/2019 was moved by Mr. R.A Lawal-Rabana (SAN), before Justice Maha on Monday, the ex parte application filed in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/28/2019 ‎was moved by Mr. Jeph Njikonye. The court which stopped the Chief Justice of Nigeria’s planned arraignment, also ordered the service of court”s documents in rel...
FIFA Dishes Out to Clubs $209m From 2018 World Cup Earnings
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FIFA Dishes Out to Clubs $209m From 2018 World Cup Earnings

The money paid to the clubs was for releasing their players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup held from June 14 to July 15 in Russia. The world football ruling body said 416 clubs from 63 federations received payments from the tournament revenue, with the day rate for the 736 players given at 8,530 dollars. Adeboye speaks on a “New Name” at Holy Ghost Congress Europe’s UEFA got by far the largest chunk of almost 158 million dollars, with English Premier League champions Manchester City top on 5.003 million dollars. UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid were second on 4.803 million dollars and England’s Tottenham third on 4.385 million dollars. Other clubs like Egypt’s Al Ahli, Mexico’s Pachuca, Celtic of Scotland and Argentina’s Boca Juniors topped 1 million dollars. The so-calle...
Drake Reportedly Tells Judge Not To Include His Net Worth In Upcoming Trial
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Drake Reportedly Tells Judge Not To Include His Net Worth In Upcoming Trial

Drake has reportedly submitted documents to a judge requesting certain evidence be banned from an upcoming trial between himself, a music publishing company called Hebrew Hustle, and the estate of jazz musician Jimmy SmithIt was gathered that in 2014, Drake was sued by Hebrew Hustle and Smith’s estate for allegedly sampling a Smith song on the track “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2” from Nothing Was The Same. Drake denied the allegations and filed a counter-suit against Hebrew Hustle, accusing the company of using his face and name on their website to make it seem like he worked with them. As the trial is set to begin later this year, Drake is reported to have asked the judge to ban any talk about his finances in the case. The Blast reports that Drake has asked the judge to ban ce...
Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG Backs NLC Planned Strike
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Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG Backs NLC Planned Strike

There may be shortage of fuel next week as the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has pledged its loyalty to the Nigeria Labour Congress and any step that the NLC decides to take. The Federal Government on Friday obtained an order from the National Industrial Court restraining the organised labour from embarking on strike. The NLC, the Trade Union Congress and the United Labour Congress had, however, insisted on embarking on the strike, claiming that they had not been served with court processes. Attempts to speak with the presidents of the NLC and the TUC, Mr Ayuba Wabba and Mr Bobboi Kaigama, on Saturday proved abortive as they did not respond to calls made to their telephones. However, the National President of NUPENG, Prince Akporeha, told our correspond...
Fayose Arrives EFCC Office In Funny T-Shirt
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Fayose Arrives EFCC Office In Funny T-Shirt

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose kept to his word of coming to EFCCoffice after the anti-graft agency invited him over for questioning. Highlights of his arrival at EFCC office, include the T-shirt he wore and his bags. The inscription on the T-shirt reads ‘EFCC I’m here’.  Fayose was accompanied to the anti-graft agency’s office by Governor Nyesom Wike and some of his supporters. Here are photos below; Recall that  during a farewell dinner organised for him by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Fayose said he will not beg the anti-graft agency for bail. The governor said he will intensify his criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC). “I will be there on Tuesday. I am not begging for any bail. It is up to them. If ...
See Proof, ‘Otedola Never Planned To Run Against Ambode’ – The Boss Newspaper
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See Proof, ‘Otedola Never Planned To Run Against Ambode’ – The Boss Newspaper

Following his decision to key into the plans of the People Democratic Party to wrestle power from the ruling party in Lagos State, in the forthcoming 2019 Governorship election, as their flag bearer, The Boss can confirm that billionaire oil magnate, Mr. Femi Otedola, never planned to run against Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the current Governor of Lagos State. Sources revealed to The Boss that Otedola had his eyes on the 2023 Gubernatorial election when Ambode may have concluded his tenure because of the promise he made to him (Ambode) that he will never run against him. And as Otedola puts it to his friends “I always keep my promise”. However, as a result of the crisis in the Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) where Ambode seems to have been dumped by his political godfather, Asiwa...
“Daura Is Also Part Of Nigeria” – Amaechi Defends Planned Construction Of N18 Billion Transportation University In Buhari’s Hometown
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“Daura Is Also Part Of Nigeria” – Amaechi Defends Planned Construction Of N18 Billion Transportation University In Buhari’s Hometown

Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has defended the planned construction of Transportation University in Daura, Katsina State, President Buhari's hometown. The construction of the project is scheduled to start in 2019 and will gulp N18 billion Naira,  reports TheCable Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister said that Daura is also part of Nigeria and should not be deprived of projects because it's Buhari's hometown. "The president did not even know I will choose Daura . The reason, Daura is part of Nigeria . If we sited it in Sokoto, it is still part of Nigeria . So why is the emphasis on Daura ?” he asked. “If I had chosen Port Harcourt , Enugu, that is the same way I would have chosen Daura. The people of Daura should not be deprived of these things be...
Air Peace Flays Ojikutu Over Comments On Acquisition of B777 Aircraft
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Air Peace Flays Ojikutu Over Comments On Acquisition of B777 Aircraft

Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace has condemned the Secretary General of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASTRI), Mr John Ojikutu for alleging that domestic airlines’ outright acquisition of aircraft is a “clever way for (sic) capital fight”. Speaking with a national newspaper on the operations of domestic airlines, Ojikutu was quoted as saying: “Something could be wrong with the decisions of those Nigerians in choosing outright buying (of aircraft). “Believe it or not, it is a clever way for capital flight. Imagine an airline with two B777 paid for outright without designated routes! The cost of each of these aircraft is not less than $150 million. “Even if the routes are certain, a better option would have been wet lease of about six months that would allow Nigeri...
Mother And Daughter Who Faked Their Kidnap To Defraud Husband Arrested
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Mother And Daughter Who Faked Their Kidnap To Defraud Husband Arrested

The Lagos State Police command has arrested Hadijat Kabir for faking her kidnap with her 18-year-old daughter to defraud her husband of N15 million. Her husband, Kabir Muraino, had reported the case at Ikotun Police Station on August 2, 2018, before the suspect was arrested. He reported that his wife and daughter, Hamidat Kemi, who is of unsound mind, were kidnapped on the same date on their way to Psychiatric Hospital, Oshodi, Lagos. He added the kidnappers were demanding for the sum of N15million. Based on this, the Anti-Kidnapping Squad swung into action and arrested some of the suspects in Ado-Odo, Ogun State. When one of the hostages, Hadijat, was being debriefed, she confessed that she planned her kidnap with the suspects arrested, to defraud her husband.
Osinbajo’s Trip To London Secretly Planned For Weeks
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Osinbajo’s Trip To London Secretly Planned For Weeks

Nigeria’s vice-president has returned from a whistlestop trip to meet ailing President Muhammadu Buhari in London and will chair Wednesday’s weekly cabinet meeting, his spokesman said. Acting President Yemi “Osinbajo now back in Abuja from London & will be presiding over FEC (federal executive committee) this morning,” tweeted Laolu Akande. He also pledged to share “more information” about Osinbajo’s encounter with Buhari, describing it as “a very good meeting”. Osinbajo, who has been acting president since Buhari left for medical treatment on May 7, flew to London on Tuesday. No details were given about the meeting but it is believed to be the first face-to-face encounter between Nigeria’s two most senior politicians in more than two months. Buhari, 74, has not been see...
Joe Biden, John Legend, Katy Perry, Bernie Sanders & More React to Planned Replacement of ObamaCare With TrumpCare
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Joe Biden, John Legend, Katy Perry, Bernie Sanders & More React to Planned Replacement of ObamaCare With TrumpCare

Celebrities like John Legend, Kathy Griffin, Katy Perryand more have taken to social media to react to President Donald Trump’s proposed TrumpCare bill, which will replace ObamaCare.The House had on Thursday, passed the bill which will now go to Senate for deliberation. There are many new clauses within TrumpCare, for example, pre-existing conditions under TrumpCare would include rape, surviving domestic violence, having a Caesarian section, and postpartum depression. Planned Parenthood would be defunded. Members of Congress could also choose to be exempt from AHCA, which is considered a major loophole. House Minority Leader, Democratic Nancy Pelosi, said on Thursday at a press conference: “This disastrous bill has been condemned by almost everyone.” “This is a scar that they will ...
MTN Nigeria Announces Planned Service Disruption
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MTN Nigeria Announces Planned Service Disruption

Now this is how a world class company should behave. Planned service disruptions should be announced and customer should be informed, pacified and/or compensated during unplanned service disruption. MTN is truly worldclass, unlike our Green and terrible provider.

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