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”Burna Boy is about to bring Sam Smith’s career back to life”

  British multiple award-winning singer, Sam Smith will be releasing a new track with Nigerian Grammy-nominee and self-proclaimed African Giant, Damini Ogulu also known as Burna Boy on Thursday, July 30. According to Sam Smith, Burna Boy featured in his upcoming EP and the collaboration titled “My Oasis” will be the lead single to be […]

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Singer, Rema reveals intentions to participate in the next Big Brother Naija season

  Sensational Nigerian singer and Mavins recording artiste, Divine Ikubor, better by his stage name, Rema has declared his intentions to contest in the sixth edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show. Some fans and followers of the “Ginger Me” singer probed him with questions and one of which he deemed necessary to answer was […]

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Bobrisky finally unveils the identity of his “bae”; shares photos of him

  Cross-dresser and self-acclaimed Nigerian male-barbie, Bobrisky, with real name Idris Okuneye has finally shown off the love of his life, who he popularly refers to as “bae”. In new posts on his page on Instagram, he shared photos of the boyfriend, known as Henry Ike and revealed that he’d asked for permission before posting the […]

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Filmmaker Tchidi Chikere reunites with his nanny, adopts her as his new mom

  Nigerian movie director, producer and actor, Tchidi Chikere recently took to his social media page to share an emotional story as he reunited with the ‘Nanny’ who took care of him as a child According to Tchidi, she told him stories of his formative yearsand he felt like his late mother came back to […]

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Woodberry pleads ‘not guilty’ to fraud charges.

  Alleged Nigerian fraudster, Olalekan Ponle a.k.a Mr Woodberry has pleaded not guilty to the fraud charges leveled against him after being arraigned in a United States District Court in Illinois Appearing before the court on Saturday July 25, Woodberry acknowledged the receipt of the indictment and entered a plea of not guilty to each […]

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Sexual assaults in maritime industry greatly underreported – Saraki

The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, on Thursday, urged rape victims to speak out, saying that silence was no longer an option if they wanted to get justice. Saraki gave the advice at a webinar on ‘Enforcing Policies and Legal Instruments Against Sexual Harassment and Exploitation in the Maritime Industry’. The webinar […]

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NAPTIP shuts Port Harcourt brothel harbouring underage sex workers

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has raided and closed down a popular bar called 24 Hours Bar which also operates a brothel in Rumukurushi, Port Harcourt. This was after a couple discovered that their 16-year-old daughter was working as a prostitute there. The bar is known to harbour underage sex […]

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Gun battle in Katsina, three bandits drop dead

Officers of the Katsina State Police Command have killed three suspected bandits at Ruwan-Dorawan village in Dutsinma Local Government Area of the State during a gun battle. The bandits were killed on Tuesday when the Police Area Commander for Dutsinma led a combined team of the Counterterrorism Unit and Vigilante group members in the area […]

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Akwa Ibom PDP elects new exco, Ekpeyong emerges chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom has elected a new State Executive Committee (SEC) of the party that will be headed by Mr. Udo Ekpenyong. The election, which was held on Thursday at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, was attended by 3,845 delegates. During the election, Mr Harrison Ekpo was elected as […]

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AIB, Police explain aircraft collision at Lagos airport

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has confirmed that no injury or fatality was recorded by passengers during the collision of planes at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. General Manager, Public Affairs, Tunji Oketunbi, disclosed in a statement in Lagos on Thursday. The incident occurred on Wednesday at about 5.30 pm. The spokesman said the […]

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Buhari needs prayers – Gowon

Former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari. Gowon explained that Buhari needs prayers so that Nigeria won’t go asunder under his leadership. He made the appeal during the thanksgiving service and reception organized by CAN in honour of the newly […]

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How I prophesied Fasanmi’s death, Boko Haram attack on Gov. Zurum, soldier killing colleague – Primate Ayodele

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele, has claimed that the death of Afenifere leader Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi and the attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor by Boko Haram were fulfillment of his prophecies Ayodele said he had predicted the death of some prominent Nigerians two weeks ago, saying “We need […]

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Akwa Ibom: APC rejects creation of 39 new political wards

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has rejected the creation of 39 new political wards by the State Independent Electoral Commission, saying that it has no powers to do so. A statement by the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Mr. Nkereuwem Enyongekere, in Uyo Thursday, described the exercise as dubious, illegal and unilateral […]

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Bauchi: Police arrest 27 suspected pedophiles, rapists

The Bauchi State Police Command has informed that 27 suspected pedophiles and rapists were arrested across the state between June and July for alleged defilement of minors and rape. This was contained in a statement signed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ahmed Mohammed Wakili and made available to DAILY POST in Bauchi […]

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Lagos sets up N1 billion seed capital for hospitality sector, rolls out optical fibre across the state

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the approval of a N1 billion seed capital for investment in the tourism and hospitality sector in the state. The N1 billion seed capital is to help drive new growth in that sector This was announced during his meeting with business leaders in the state, at an […]

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AfCFTA: Nigeria not ready for restrictive Rule of Origin

Adopting a Restrictive Rule of Origin will not allow the Nigerian manufacturing industry enjoy the full benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This is according to Peter Lunenborg, the Senior Program Officer at South Centre. According to him, most sectors in the industry still source the bulk of their raw materials and […]