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Naira Marley: FG Suspends Airline, shut the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely

The Federal Government has suspended the operations of a private jet charter and aircraft maintenance firm, Executive Jet Services, for flouting COVID-19 regulations by flying Musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja to attend a concert. In the same vein, the Federal Government has also shut the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely for violating the ban on public gathering. The mall …

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Sanwo-Olu and others Expresses Shock Over the Death Of Senator Bayo Osinowo

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other notable politicians has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of Senator Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo popularly known and referred to as Pepperito, representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the Upper Legislative Chamber of the National Assembly, who passed away on Monday morning at the age of 64 after a brief illness. …

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Baby dies after falling from Abuja hospital’s top floor

A three-month-old baby has died after falling from the first floor of the Garki General Hospital, Abuja. It was learnt that the incident occurred on Sunday. A security guard at the hospital told journalist that the baby’s mother and two others were on their way to the emergency ward when the incident happened. “A woman and two others were on the …

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Oniba of Ibaland, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni passed on

Lagos monarch, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, the Oniba of Ibaland, has died at the age of 77. Palace sources said the monarch, who was kidnapped some years ago, died in a private hospital. It was gathered that the oba died after a brief illness. Alhaja Bamgbose Asanbe, the Iyalode of Igando, who confirmed the death of Oseni, told our correspondent …

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“Your Father Bought Your Success” – Burna Boy Lashed out at Davido For Calling Himself The Greatest

A Nigerian Popular singer by name Burna Boy lashed out at his colleague Davido in the music industry for declaring himself and Wizkid as the Greatest Artiste of all-time. The whole battle of supremacy started when Davido announced that he is releasing his new album “A Better Time” in July with a twitter post It didn’t take long before Burna Boy …

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Wike is my godfather, I’ll support his re-election bid – Davido

A popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, also called Davido, on Sunday said he would work for Governor Nyesom Wike’s second term in office. The musician, who made the pledge in Port Harcourt when he visited the Rivers State governor, said he would also institute a talent hunt show for Rivers-based artistes. He said the programme would be in line with …

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Instagram model McNamara dies in Mexican billionaire’s yacht

Investigation has commenced to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of an Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara, after her body was discovered Friday aboard a super yacht owned by a Mexican billionaire on a Greek Island. The 20-year-old McNamara was found unconscious around 2 a.m. Friday on the back of the Mayan Queen IV in the Greek port of Argostoli …

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Arsene Wenger backs Liberia’s highest honour

By Joseph Aigbonosumua   Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to travel to Liberia this week to receive the West African country’s highest honour. The honour is in recognition of his role in the development of the football career of President George Weah. Another of Weah’s coaches in his formative years, Claude Le Roy, is also to be awarded the …

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Why we demolished Ayefele’s N800m Music House – Oyo Govt

Oyo State Government on Monday justified the demolition of the N800 million Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, insisting that the survey contravenes the state’s town planning laws. Director General, Bureau of Physical Planning and Development Control, Waheed Gbadamosi at a news conference said the exercise was carried out after all efforts to see the owner effect the necessary changes failed. Gbadamosi  …

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Wizkid Becomes Ciroc Brand Ambassador

Ciroc, a brand of ultra premium spirit vodka names Nigeria’s Wizkid as its brand ambassador Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid, has bagged a deal as the ambassador of Ciroc, a brand of eau de vie vodka. Wizkid took to his official Twitter account to announce the news while advising people to drink responsibly. @wizkidayo “New Deal Alert! Officially with Ciroc, let’s …

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FRANCE 2018 U-20 WWC: We will go beyond second-place finish -Falconets

By Joseph Aigbonosumua Mansur Abdullahi, the Falconets’ assistant coach, on Friday in Abuja said the team has been working towards winning the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France. The national under-20 women team’s best outing at the mundial is the runners-up position in 2010 and 2014, losing both times to Germany. “Our predecessors played in the finals but …

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Governor’s son proposed to governor’s daughter

This was exactly the feelings of Fatima Ganduje, daughter of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State when her heartthrob, Abolaji Ajimobi, the only son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, proposed to her. To express her deep feelings, Fatima paid glowing tributes to her man and posted the photographs on the internet for the world to see. ”I am …

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Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450 million paint

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million (N162 billion) at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The young crown prince, known by his initials MBS, used an intermediary to buy the much-sought-after painting of Christ, “Salvator Mundi,” the …

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Nigerian impregnates woman, begs husband with G-Wagon

A Nigerian man identified simply as John has made headlines for buying a Mercedes-Benz G-class for a South African man, whose wife he impregnated. According to a South African news website, Daily Live, John said his girlfriend’s husband immediately forgave him after receiving the gift. “I know what I did is wrong but I feel better he has accepted my …

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Nigerian priest who resigned from Catholic Church launches own ministry

The Nigerian priest, who resigned recently from the Catholic Church in Nigeria, has officially launched his own church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Patrick Edet, while serving in the Catholic Diocese of Uyo, ran a ‘Pentecostal-styled’ fellowship called Grace Family Outreach within the Catholic structure. Mr. Edet, who had been a Catholic priest for more than 11 years, stunned the Catholic …

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Dangote earmarks N200 billion to establish university in Abuja

Aliko Dangote, the President and founder of Dangote Foundation,  was reported to have set aside N200 billion to establish a world-class university in Abuja. It was learnt that the proposal has since been delivered to the National Universities Commission, NUC. A former Executive Secretary of the NUC, Julius Okojie, who is the chairman of the technical team for the establishment …

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See List Of Songs Banned By NBC

National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has tagged five Nigerian songs as “Not to be Broadcast.” The corporation released the list, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired. The songs include: Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice‘s “Living Things.” The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet on Friday said that the …

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Fayose denies saying he’d commit suicide if Buhari returns alive

Contrary the statements attributed to the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has denied ever saying he would commit suicide if President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria arrive. Mr. Buhari returned from London, Saturday, where he had been on medical vacation for over 100 days. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi, told journalist on Monday that the statement …

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my daughter can start dating at 15 –KSB

Singer, Kenny Saint Best, doesn’t seem to joke with her two teenage kids, even as a single mother, she has so far, made sure she took good care of them. Her daughter is gradually growing to become a beautiful damsel and when asked what age she would allow her teenage daughter to have a boyfriend, the singer hinted that it …

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WONDER!! Nigerian woman delivers 6 babies in US

A couple who tried nearly two decades to conceive has welcomed a set of sextuplets in Richmond, Virginia. Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo tried for 17 years to have children. In January, they learned they were expecting six. “I was excited,” said dad Adeboye Taiwo. “For the very first time we were expecting.” The babies, three boys and three girls, range …

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Uproar as Ambode sacks Chaplain for ‘disrespecting’ wife

The alleged sack of the Presiding Chaplain, Chapel of Christ the Light, Venerable Femi Taiwo after the priest was said to have disrespected the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode has been creating uproar. It was learnt that Taiwo got the sack on Monday, May 15 by the Governing council of the church without any query or official …

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‘Tinubu to foot Bill of Moji Olaiya’s Body’ repatriation

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has paid for the repatriation of the body of late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, the committee for her burial said. The Publicity Secretary for the Moji Olaiya Burial Committee, Mr Yomi Fabiyi, said this in an Instagram post on Monday. According to him, Senator Tinubu, who is the National Grand …

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Lecturer impregnates nursing student, rejects pregnancy, says “It wasn’t me, I used condom – Lecturer

A lecturer at the Ogun State College of Health Technology, Ilese Ijebu, Dr Oluseyi Adu, and a Dental Nursing student, Mosunmola, are embroiled in a row over who is responsible for the pregnancy that the nursing student is carrying. Mosunmola, who is nine months pregnant, alleged that Adu was responsible for the child in her womb, adding that they had …

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BBNaija: Bisola Joins Mavins and others At TMC

First runner-up in the 2017 Big Brother Nigeria reality game show has signed a management deal with Temple Management Company (TMC). TMC is the same team managing Mavins artiste. The deal, which was concluded on Thursday, also saw Bisola reuniting with Mavins artiste, Iyanya, after their first meeting during the maiden edition of MTN project fame 10 years ago. The …

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Video director arraigned for ‘poisoning’ pregnant girlfriend

A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks,  Olaolu Akorede,  has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child. He was arrested by police on Tuesday and arraigned before an Igbosere magistrate court on a four-count charge of obtaining N2.5 million under false pretense, procuring unknown herbal liquid to terminate pregnancy, maliciously administering …

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Nigeria Police to sue man for naming his dog after country’s President Buhari

The police in Ogun State, South West Nigeria have resolved to charge a man to court for naming his dog Buhari. Buhari is the surname of the Nigerian president, Muhammadu, who assumed office on May 29, 2015. The spokesperson of the police in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told Journalist that after investigations, the police concluded that the man’s actions could cause …

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Anambra govt mandates sickle cell screening before wedding

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has said intending couples in the state who fail to screen for sickle cell syndrome before formalising their marriages would be punished. He said such violators would be denied certain privileges from the state government. To ensure that intending couples go for the test, the governor stated that his administration would partner with …

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Osinbajo represents Buhari at the flags off Ogoni cleanup

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday backed off a proposed trip to Rivers State for the kick-off of the cleanup of Ogoni, delegating Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for the exercise. The president cancelled the event even after his advanced team had already arrived Ogoni. The presidency has yet not given any reason for the last-minute cancellation of the trip, which was …

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Catholic church weds 109 couples in Nasarawa

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Most Reverend Mathew Audu, wed 109 couples in Masakaon Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Audu appealed to relatives of the couples to allow the newly-weds to build their marriages and urged in-laws not to interfere in their affairs. The bishop said, “As newly-wedded couples, you must love each …

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Lil Kesh confirms contract over with YBNL

Lil Kesh has confirmed he is leaving Olamide’sYBNL record label which brought him to limelight. Kesh confirmed this via his Instagram page yesterday. “Ok so it’s true that my contract ended about two weeks ago. Like we all know, my contract with YBNL was for two years but that’s the business side to it. And did I state that my …

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