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Corp Members to enjoy new minimum wage- Minister

Olusola Elijah The Minister of Youths and Sports development, Sunday Dare, has hinted that the corps members will also benefit from the implementation of the new minimum wage. The minister gave this hint on Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 through his official Twitter handle. He said the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim will provide…
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The only grievous sin of Fisayo Soyombo by Alfred Olufemi

“Ẹ̀ jẹ́ k’agbadura…” the old man who appeared to be in his mid-fifties beckoned on to us as we began a journey meant to last for two hours. The lingo was to crave our indulgence as he committed the trip in to God’s hands. In his wordings, he prayed against…

Nicki minaj confirms marriage to Kenneth Petty

John Beloved American Rapper, Nicki Minaj has officially announced her marriage to Kenneth Petty, her boyfriend. The award-winning singer took to her Instagram page on Tuesday to break news of their union to her million fans She shared a clip showing hats which read…

Court orders forfeiture of 23 properties belonging Maina to FG

Olusola Elijah The Federal High Court Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an order of interim forfeiture of 23 properties belonging to Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team. Justice Folashade Giwa-Ogunbanjo gave the order of interim forfeiture following an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). The court also gave an order…
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Army arrests two Boko Haram commanders, 14 others

Olusola Elijah The Nigerian Army has arrested 16 Boko Haram terrorists, including two top commanders of the sect during a sting operation. Aminu Iliyasu, the Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, said in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja that the terrorists were…

Naira Marley appears in court today

John Beloved A federal high court in Lagos has adjourned the trial of Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, till Wednesday. The adjournment follows a petition by Olalekan Ojo, his lawyer, requesting the court to allow the Economic and Financial Crimes…

Nigerians react to arrest of Instagram celebrity by EFCC

John Beloved The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha, an Instagram celebrity better known as Mompha. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed to his arrested on Tuesday afternoon. Mompha was apprehended by the anti-graft agency in the federal captial territory (FCT). “Yes, he has been arrested,” said Uwujaren. “He was…
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Life Trajectories

Life Trajectories: Her Father's Daughter 2

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi It was evening already. The Hospital was buzzing with well Wishers. The new Mother was still perplexed – she still would not carry her baby. She lay in her student sized hospital bed, gazing into nothingness. Visitor’s were…

INEC picks date for fresh contest between Dino Melaye and Smart Adeyemi

Olusola Elijah The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has picked November 16 for a fresh election in Kogi West Senatorial District between Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party and Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to a statement signed by the chairman of its Information and Voter Committee, Festus Okoye, on Monday, INEC said the senatorial…
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