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NYSC sacks two female corps members for refusing to wear trousers

John Beloved The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Ebonyi state says it has sent two corps members away from its orientation camp for refusing to wear trousers given to them by the scheme. Ngozi Ukwuoma, the state NYSC spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement released on Saturday. The two corps members dismissed from the ongoing 3-week orientation course for the 2019 Batch C…
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UNICEF says Nigeria is second on world ranking of child brides

Olusola Elijah An official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bhanu Pathak revealed that Nigeria has the world’s second-largest number of child brides, with 23 million girls married out as children thereby ending their educational strive, Bhanu Pathak…

Osinbajo inaugurates wagon assembly plant in Ogun

Olusola Elijah Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday inaugurated the Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo council area of Ogun as part of efforts to boost the ongoing railway modernisation programme of the federal government. Mr Osinbajo in his address said the…

FG Inaugurates interim Management committee for NDDC

Olusola Elijah The Federal Government has inaugurated a three-man Interim Management Committee to oversee the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management Committee would be in place to create the enabling environment for the upcoming forensic audit. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio while performing the inauguration said…
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Emeka Ike welcomes baby with his second wife

John Beloved Emeka Ike, Nollywood actor, has welcomed the arrival of a baby girl with second wife, Yolanda Pfeiffer. The actor broke the news of her birth on Tuesday through social media page. The little girl was birthed in Nuremberg, Germany. In a series of post…
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Your iPhone could break if not updated -Apple warns old model users

John Beloved American multinational tech company, Apple has warned users of old models of iPhones and iPad to update their devices or risk losing access to the internet. The smartphone brand indicated that certain devices like the iPhone 5 or iPad 4 among others will be affected by a Global Positioning System (GPS) rollover bug that would cause them to lose GPS functionality, see incorrect…
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90 million Nigerians live in poverty – Minister

Olusola Elijah Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has expressed the resolve of the federal government to lift 90 million Nigerians currently living in poverty across the country. Ms Farouq said this while…
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Sola Sobowale, other King of Boys stars, win big at Africa movie awards (Full list)

John Beloved Some of the movie stars featured in Kemi Adetiba’s ‘King of Boys’ clinched awards at the 15th Africa Movie Academy Awards presented on Sunday evening. The 2018 drama/political thriller tells the story of a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear. Out of five nominations…
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