Sat. Nov 27th, 2021

Farida Fasasi, wife to late Nigerian singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, on Saturday celebrated the music icon on his posthumous birthday. Taking to her Instagram page, she shared a video showing her husband in different stages of his life. In her caption, Farida stated what she missed about her late husband. She…


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Ghana’s parliament on Friday rejected the government’s 2022 budget proposal due to concerns over an electronic banking levy. It was the first time the national budget has been rejected since 1981 in the West African country. Ghana’s parliament is split between the two main parties following an election a year ago, increasing the risk of…


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Bandits, who abducted Dambo Hosea, the police orderly of a slain former governorship aspirant in Zamfara State, Sagir Hamidu, along the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway last Sunday, have demanded N200m as ransom for his release. Also, abductors of 66 worshippers of the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji, in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have …


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The World Health Organisation has named the latest COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa, the Greek name ‘Omicron’, and labelled it a variant of concern due to its large number of mutations and possible faster rate of infection. WHO, in a statement on Friday, said that preliminary evidence also suggests an increased risk of reinfection…


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It was a moment of excitement for the University of Lagos students as popular music producer, Don Jazzy, stormed the school for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Nigerian University Games Association event. Born Michael Ajereh, Don Jazzy also celebrated his birthday on Friday and the students took the opportunity to serenade the producer with…


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Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has said that in less than four weeks, the eNaira app had witnessed almost 600,000 downloads since its launch in October. Emefiele disclosed this at the 56th Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Annual Bankers Dinner, on Friday night at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. “In…


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Italian authorities said the criminal network forced 41 Nigerian women into prostitution while nine were forced to beg for money on the streets. The exploitation stretched outside Italy into Germany and Libya, according to dw.com The gang lured dozens of Nigerian women to Italy where it then forced them into prostitution and kept them in…


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The Federal Government on Friday announced that the suspension of flights by Emirates Airlines into and out of Nigeria had been officially lifted. It said the suspension was halted following the resolution of the differences between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates after the UAE lifted some of the restrictions imposed on travellers from Nigeria as…


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The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Health, Daniel Umezurike, has said there is no confirmed Cholera-related death or outbreak at Ndiegu Amagu community in the Ikwo Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner stated this on Friday night while briefing journalists after an assessment visit to Ndiegu Amagu in the Ikwo council, where the outbreak…


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