Nigerian Army has explained the delay in payment of allowances to peacekeepers noting that it was due to administrative hitches. The army said the hitches have been resolved leading to the payment of all outstanding allowances owed soldiers from peacekeeping operations, noting that the last batch of payment was done last Tuesday. â€œAs regards to
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OKECHUKWU JOMBO writes that the act of protesting in Nigeria is gradually becoming a business and politicians are taking advantage of it to press home their hiding agenda. The National Assembly complex in Abuja was besieged by protesters divided along those in support of and those against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Sarakiâ€™s continued stay in
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As family concludes plan for final burial rites Tuesday The International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, and the African Union Commission, AU, have joined the African music community as well as family of late Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba a.k.a. Papa Wemba in mourning. An iconic musician of no lean status, Papa
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20th Century FOX has released a new â€œX-Men: Apocalypseâ€ TV spot, featuring Cyclopsâ€™ new costume. The upcoming film will mark the end of the X-Men trilogy, with Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) being the greatest threat the X-Men have faced to date. X-Men: Apocalypse stars Oscar Isaac as the titular villain. New cast additions include Sophie Turner
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G-Worldwide Entertainment has concluded plans to host the most anticipated album concert of 2016, Kiss Danielâ€™s â€œNew Eraâ€. The event, which promises to be a bomb with an impressive roll call of A-list artistes billed to perform, will hold at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, on May 15. The artistes billed to
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The official trailer of the star studded and entertaining movie â€œGidi Bluesâ€ has been released. Produced and directed by Femi Odugbemi, the movie stars Gideon Okeke, Hauwa Allahbura, Lepacious Bose, Daniel Lloyd, Nancy Isime, Bukky Wright, Tina Mba, Segun Obadare-Akpata, Toyin Oshinaike, William Ekpo, amongst others. In the much anticipated movie, Akin is an indulged
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Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has denied claims he was involved in a car crash in Enugu on, April 25. The son of veteran actor, Pete Edochie, was reported to have skidded off the road in his car and landed in a ditch in Udi, Enugu. The actor however took to his Twitter page, April 26,
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Brain to be donated for research Former WWE Superstar Chyna died of an accidental overdose on prescription drugs Ambien and Valium, according to her manager, Anthony Anzaldo. â€œShe accidentally and unintentionally misused her legally prescribed medication over the course of 2-3 weeks. Itâ€™s an epidemic,â€ Anzaldo said Wednesday, per Phil Helsel and Andrew Rudansky
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Taraba State Governor, Arch. Darius Ishaku, has said Governor Ayodele Fayose, was instrumental to his victory at the supreme court after losing in a dramatic manner at the Appeal Court. The Governors of Akwa Ibom and Abia States, Hon. Emmanuel Udom and Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, also commended Fayose as a pillar of support to their
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Senator Walid Jibrin, the acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, has appealed to members contemplating of leaving the party to shelve the idea. Jibrin, who made the appeal in Abuja at the partyâ€™s 70th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, said that leaving the party for another was not the
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Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, on Friday said the manner of financial inflows into states has made it â€œvery difficultâ€ to operate without moratorium. Speaking after a private visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, Ambode defended the decision of the Nigeria governorsâ€™ forum (NGF) to demand 18 months moratorium on debts owed by
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Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested one Moses Abiodun, a pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, in Ikota, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, for allegedly burying a cow and other fetish items inside his church. The 34-year-old pastor was arrested recently following a tip-off the previous day that he
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Havenâ€™t you seen it before? In different colours, almost the same shape, this small hand-propelled vehicle, with usually just one wheel, designed to be pushed and guided by a single person using two handles at the rear is becoming a pop-culture; one will not be wrong to christened it â€˜the mobile shop.â€™ The wheelbarrow, a
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Recently, Nigerian Commodity Trading Exchange in Collaboration AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited organised a two-day training seminar on Commodity Trading and Risk Management in Abuja, where stakeholders brainstormed on food prices volatility and high transaction cost, LINUS OOTA who was there reports. Nigerian Commodity Exchange, NCX, was established to provide a practical solution to a number
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Minister of Science and Technology Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the University of Abuja, uniabuja, on research projects. The signing of the MoU took place at the ministerâ€™s office when the Vice chancellor of the University, Prof Michael Adikwu, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja, adding that the
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Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company, NMRC, has appointed four independent directors to serve on its board, in line with its commitment to adopting international best practices in corporate governance. Those appointed include Professor Charles Okeahalam, who will also serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors; Mr Charles Adeyemi Candide-Johnson (SAN); Mrs Fatima Wali-Abdurrahman and
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Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank, Mr Ifie Sekibo has explained that the bank has introduced two customer reward programmes, MyHeritageReward and HB Concourse, designed to appreciate and encourage customer loyalty. According to Mr Sekibo, while MyHeritageReward is a loyalty programme in which customers win mouth-watering prizes as they use the various electronic
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Deputy Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria, FBN, Limited, Mr Gbenga Shobo has revealed that the bank has disbursed about N200 million from the Central Bank of Nigeriaâ€™s N220 billion Intervention Fund for SMEs. Mr. Shobo, who made this remark recently in Lagos at the bankâ€™s Economy & You forum with owners of small businesses,
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Burial rites begin, shops closed Benin Traditional Council has formally announced the transition of the 38th Oba of Benin Kingdom, Omo nâ€™Oba Erediauwa Akpolokpolo. The Iyase of Benin Kingdom, Chief Sam Igbe, in company of other traditional chiefs and Enigie (dukes), broke the native white chalk at the entrance of the palace in Benin, the
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Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase, has disclosed that last year alone, no fewer than 278 police officers were killed, while 194 others sustained serious injuries while discharging their statutory responsibility of maintaining community peace and security in the country. Arase said between January to April this year, 72 police officers lost their lives,
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