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Mixed reactions to news of alleged rapist, Asiwaju who committed suicide

Nigerians woke up to news about the death of Michael Asiwaju founder of Asiwaju Royal Furniture in Ojo, Lagos popularly known as Mike Cash, who commited suicide following several rape allegations against him on social media. Late Asiwaju was said to have taken a poisonous substance suspected to be Sniper and was …

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Lagos Gets New Commissioner Of Police

The Nigerian Police Force has redeployed the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Imohimi Edgal, and asked Mr Kayode Egbetokun to take over as the state police boss. Mr Edgal was redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit, Channels …

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Mayor of Cambridge dies after Scuba Diving with Sharks in South Africa

Mayor of Cambridge, 61-year-old  Nigel Gawthrope, reportedly died on Friday after scuba diving with sharks in South Africa where he was on vacation with his wife. The Mayor of Cambridge who had just arrived for a morning dive at Aliwal Shoal on the Kwazulu Natal coastline, reportedly went into a suspected cardiac arrest …

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Train derails in Agege Lagos, Casualty Figures Unknown

A rickety passenger train veered off the tracks in the Agege, Mangoro area of Lagos in the early hours of Thursday, January 10, 2019, with casualty figures yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this story. Social media users say traffic along the Ikeja-Along—Iyana Ipaja axis has come …

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Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote retains Top position as Richest Billionaire in Africa in 2018

Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote has retained his place as the richest man in Africa. He remained number one on the newly released Forbes’ list of African billionaires.     He, however, lost almost $2bn compared to his last year’s worth. The list was released on Wednesday. Dangote’s estimated $10.3 billion net …

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The Federal Government Schedules Friday Meeting with Organized Labour ahead of Announced Strike

The Federal Government has reacted to the proposed Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC strike action on January 8 over the new national minimum wage. The Federal Government has scheduled a meeting with executives of the organized labour. The meeting is reported to hold on Friday, 5th of January, 3 days before the scheduled …

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2019 Budget: Buhari to spend N1bn on travels, N98m on food

President Buhari will be spending N1bn on travels, as it was learnt that the 2019 budget proposes N250,021,595 for the President’s local trips and N751,296,576 for him to travel internationally. Same budget proposed N83,974,710 for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s local travel, while N217,060,883 was proposed for his international trips. Under foodstuff/catering …

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RCCG’s Pastor Adeboye releases prophecies for 2019

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has released his prophecies for the year 2019. Pastor Adeboye released the prophecies during the church’s crossover service, which took place on Monday at the RCCG headquarter located at Kilometre 46 Lagos Ibadan Expressway, Redemption Camp, …

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Yacht and private jet owners to pay luxury taxes from 2019- Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says beginning from 2019, Nigerians who own private jets and yachts will start paying luxury taxes. The Minister disclosed this when she spoke at a press conference on Monday December 24th. She added that taxes of Small and Medium Enterprises will be reduced. “We are …

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FG Refutes Plans To Increase Taxes In Nigeria

The federal government of Nigeria has stated that it is not planning to raise taxes next year as is being erroneously held in certain quarters. Instead, the country’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, who said this, disclosed that what she meant last week at the 2019 federal budget breakdown was …

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