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“Proof That You Worked With CNN For 20 Years” – CNN Staff To Kemi Olunloyo

The Supervising Producer of Cable News Network (CNN) Africa, Stephanie Busari has questioned the controversial blogger, Kemi Olunloyo to present proof of working for the company for 20 years. Kemi Olunloyo revealed to have a 20-year records with the US popular cable station. She had taken to Twitter on Sunday to scold some of her followers for doubting her credentials. …

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Federal Government Has To Ban The Importation Of Foreign Films – Desmond Elliot

Actor turn Politician, Desmond Elliot urges the Federal Government to ban the importation of foreign movies so that Nollywood can grow. However the actor believes that the importation of foreign content into the country is limiting the growth of the local contents. Watch the video below: Tweets by LailaIjeoma

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Niger govt to construct modern Hajj Camp

The Niger State Government has concluded arrangements to construct a befitting modern permanent Hajj Camp in Tudun Fulani, Bosso Local Government Area of the State. Alhaji Ibrahim Matani, Secretary to the State Government disclosed this on Monday at the inauguration and handing over of the newly constructed office for Niger State Pilgrims Welfare Board at it’s temporary Hajj Camp. The …

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Up to 50 Vultures Recorded Died After They Allegedly Eat Leftover Meat In Enugu (Watch Video)

Up to 50 vultures died after allegedly eating on carcasses at an abattoir in Eke-Ihe Market, Enugu state. According to the state police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, the incident was the handiwork of poachers who usually mix some concoction with slaughtered animal leftovers, with a view to attracting vultures to it and to consume it. Reports gathered revealed that after consuming …

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FG Should Get Ready To Kill More Of Us If It Fails To Free Our Leader, El-Zakzaky – Shi’ites

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shiites, have said they won’t sit back and allow President Muhammadu Buhari kill their incarcerated leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. They declared that they are ready to die for their incarcerated leader. Ibrahim Musa, a top member of IMN, said this while stressing that the group would continue their daily protest …

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Breaking: Channels TV Reporter Shot As Shiite Protesters Clash With Police In Abuja

Report reaching us has it that Channels Television Reporter has been hit by a stray bullet as members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known Shiites clashed with officers of the Nigerian Police on Monday in Abuja. The protest by IMN (Shiites) turned violent in Abuja including the environs of the Federal Secretariat. Policemen who cordoned off the …

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Kogi governor approves N10m for civil servant’s kidney transplant

Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello has approved N10 million for the treatment of a civil servant, Mrs Stella Oluyole, who needed a kidney transplant. Mr Abdulkareem Suleiman, the Special Adviser to the governor on Multilateral, Donor Agencies and Special Projects, said this in a statement in Lokoja on Monday. Suleiman said that the governor’s attention was drawn to the life-threatening situation …

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Music: How Shiite protesters shot dead DCP, 54 suspects arrested

The Police on Monday confirmed the death of Mr Usman Umar, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, in the violent protest by members of the Shiites movement in Abuja. In a statement by Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, in Abuja, he said that two other officers and a Channels’ Television Reporter were injured in the incident. He said that 54 suspects …

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House Prices To Fall By 30% In Nigeria

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House prices could fall by as much as 30 per cent over the next four years, it has been predicted. That could wipe out all the increases brought by the buying boom since April last year. The thousands of buyers currently risking 100 per cent mortgages and borrowing up to five times their salary could be plunged deep into negative …

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Davido biggest loser in Osun governorship dispute

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Davido and his uncle the dancing Senator Demola Adeleke Senator Ademola Adeleke and the Peoples Democratic Party were not the only losers in the July 5 earth-shaking ruling on the Osun governorship election dispute. The biggest loser, in reality is Adeleke’s nephew, Davido. The 26 year-old musician, born as David Adedeji Adeleke had made Osun governorship election a main project. …

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Cook Jailed For Life For Killing Lagos Businessman, Bademosi

A Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou Anani was sentenced to life imprisonment today for killing a Lagos businessman, Chief Ope Bademosi, Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd. Anani committed the murder on 31 October, 2018. Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile sentenced Anani following his guilty plea to one count charge of voluntary manslaughter. Anani admitted to the court that he stabbed Chief …

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See Buhari Reaction As 60 Presidential Candidates Move Against Atiku, PDP

The Presidency, on Tuesday welcomed endorsement of 2019 Presidential Elections, described as free, fair and credible, by 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of their parties. It urged other opposition parties to accept loss with grace and maturity. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja on Tuesday, …

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan Reveals Senators’ Monthly Salary

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan has said that there was nothing like jumbo salary for National Assembly members as being speculated in some quarters. Lawan made the disclosure, when members of the Senators’ Forum paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja on Tuesday. While further dismissing the jumbo pay issue, he revealed that his …

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60 Presidential Candidates State Position On INEC Server Controversy

Presidential candidates from 60 political parties under the aegis Joint Forum of Presidential candidates, on Tuesday, faulted the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, that an electronic server was used by INEC during the 2019 presidential election. They disclosed that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, informed political parties involved in the 2019 …

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Covenant University Drags Ex-staff To Court For Stealing N186 Million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, June 24, 2019, arraigned one Owolo Onorouioghene Dan, a mobile application developer, before Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. He was arraigned on a three-count charge bordering on stealing and money laundering to the tune of N186, 552, 909. The complainant, Covenant University, Otta, …

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Nigerians debate Soyinka, aircraft seat affair

Wole Soyinka and the young man (in face cap) who refused to give up his allotted seat Nigerians on Twitter have continued to share diverse reactions on the trending issue between Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka and a fellow aircraft passenger. The debate began after entrepreneur, Tonye Cole revealed that a young man refused to give up his airplane window sit …

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Court sentences Yahoo boy to 35 years in prison

A Kwara State High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced an internet fraudster, Temitope Charles, to 35 years in prison without an option of fine. The Presiding Judge, Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar, while delivering Judgement on a criminal charge brought against the convict by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), pronounced the convict guilty and sentenced him to seven years …

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Farmer-herder clashes: FG sets up farm settlements for herdsmen

The Federal Government said on Tuesday that it had begun to establish “Ruga Settlements” for herdsmen in 12 pilot states nationwide. Alh. Mohammadu Umar, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, made this known in an interview in Abuja on Tuesday on the sidelines of a workshop on Regional Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and associated legislation …

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Terrible!!! Father Beats Baby Mercilessly (Photos)

A Liberian man, Samuel Enders stunned Facebook users after he shared photos of a baby beaten up terribly by her own father. Enders who shared the sad story on June 11 said the baby was brought to his clinic and was quickly given medical attention while the abusive father was handed over to the appropriate authorities. It is unknown why …

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So Sad!! First Class Student Dies A Day After His Graduation

A young Nigerian man simply identified as Al Ameen, pictured above, died yesterday June 12th, one day after bagging a first class degree from the Bayero University Kano.His friend, @Baffah16 who shared the sad story online, wrote ”He graduated with first class yesterday and pass away today,may your soul Rest In Peace.Allah ka karbu rayuwarmu while you’re pleased with us …

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