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Sinach Celebrates Lookalike Mum On Her Birthday (Photos)

Talented award-winning Nigerian gospel singing sensation, Osinachi Joseph better known as Sinach, recently took to her Instagram page to celebrate her mother on her birthday. The Billboard topping singer shared the lovely photos to mark her mother’s big day today, June 22. Sharing the pictures on her official Instagram page, Sinach wrote, “Happy Birthday Mum”. Sinach […]

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Tacha lies about her age in new interview

  Nigerian reality star, Natach Akide, popularly known as Tacha, recently sat down with Nigerian journalist, Chude Jideonwo for a post reunion interview. The self proclaimed ”PH first daughter” was captured ‘lying’ about her age during the interview Chude asked; “You are 23 this year or 24?” Tacha replied; “23”. Recall that last year, Tacha publicly celebrated […]

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“Stop social media trial” – D’banj responds to ‘haters’

Nigerian musician and entrepreneur, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known as D’banj has responded to some social media reactions over his rape allegations by a lady named Seyitan Babatayo, saying he is innocent until proven guilty. The 40-year-old said this on Monday when he shared a video of himself dancing on Instagram on Monday with a caption, “Innocent […]

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Toke Makinwa advises women to seek financial freedom

Popular OAP and author, Toke Makinwa penned an open letter to Nigerian women, advising them to seek financial freedom. With her letter, Toke seeks to change the narrative that having wealth is gender-based. She, however, noted that it is nice to have help and even come from wealthy homes. Toke also advised women married to […]

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Ex-minister Dalung to Buhari: Human life cheaper in the north than chicken

Former Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has lamented the growing killings in northern Nigeria and asked President Buhari to sack his service chiefs. In a video done in Hausa and posted on his Facebook page, Dalung, bemoaned the killings despite huge security expenditure. “Mr President, you have given these people more money, yet we continue to […]

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Police harvest 24 Yahoo Yahoo suspects, 3 brothers used PPRO Mba’s name

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested twenty-four Yahoo Yahoo suspects, comprising twenty-three male and one female for cybercrime and other related offences. The suspects were arrested for their involvement in cases of romance and online dating scams, generating and deployment of fake bank alerts, hacking and fraudulent wire transfers, cyber stalking and impersonation […]

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Edo guber: Ize-Iyamu begs Obaseki to return to APC after winning party’s ticket

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has appealed to Governor Godwin Obaseki, to return to the party. Ize-Iyamu made this appeal after winning APC’s ticket on Monday in Benin City, the state capital. According to him, Obaseki should “set aside his anger” and return to the ruling party. “I will […]

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Edo election: PDP reacts to Ize-Iyamu’s emergence as APC governorship candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC’s candidate for the Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is not a match for any of its aspirants for the state governorship election. PDP claimed that Ize-Iyamu emerged as a candidate through the crudest governorship election primary ever, in the history […]

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No state in Nigeria is COVID-19 free – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared that no state in the country is COVID-19 free. This was announced by NCDC’s Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu, while speaking at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday. Ihekweazu noted that a state can only talk about being Coronavirus free, when it is testing adequately. […]

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COVID-19: Akeredolu cries out, says Ondo now in state of emergency with 80 cases in seven days

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading rapidly in Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, tagged the development as a state of emergency. According to Akeredolu, with 80 confirmed cases within seven days in the state, he lamented the nonchalant attitude of the people towards the pandemic. Governor Akeredolu, who spoke during his weekly media briefing […]

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Fake Abba Kyari’s wife arrested while attempting to dupe Lai Mohammed, Gbajabiamila, others

  Mallam Aminu Ado, a 58-year-old man, has been arrested by men of the Nigeria police for allegedly impersonating the widow of Abba Kyari, late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Ado, according to the police, has been duping unsuspecting Nigerians through the act. The man also known as Al Amin Yerima, was paraded […]

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Kabiru Adjoto, former Edo Speaker dumps APC

    Kabiru Adjoto, the former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He made the announcement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, in Benin City. “My resignation takes immediate effect,” he declared. Adjoto explained that […]

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Nigeria’s external reserve drop by $261 million in 15 days, oil firms to sell forex to CBN

      Nigeria’s external reserve fell by $261 million in 15 days as the central bank marginally increased sale of forex in the I&E window. Data from the website of the apex bank reveals Nigeria’s external reserve is now $36.3 billion as at June 18th 2020. Nairametrics tracks the external reserve position on a weekly basis. […]

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NCDMB reacts to reports of Petroleum Minister demanding $20m for Bayelsa elections

      The management of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has reacted to claims by an online medium that the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, demanded the sum of $20 million from the agency to fund Bayelsa re-run elections. The NCDMB while denying the allegation, described it as […]

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Widespread interest as over 300 companies apply for the marginal oil field bid

Despite the restraining order by Federal High Courts in Lagos against the Federal Government from selling and accepting bids for some marginal oil fields, there has been widespread interest expressed in the bid round of the oil fields. Over 300 companies have applied to be prequalified for the Nigerian Marginal Field Bid Round, with many […]

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Be wary of webpages asking for access authorization – Cisco warns

      In the wake of increased activities of cyber criminals and phishers, Cisco has come up with a predictive intelligence report explaining why internet users should be careful when granting authorization online. The predictive intelligence tips released by Cisco’s umbrella for IT companies and individuals are targeted at giving internet users the ability […]