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This Kano bribery allegation is an embarrassing falsehood- Dangote

Africa’s leading industrialist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a bribery allegation against its former speaker: ‘Don’t waste your time, it’s all falsehood’. Dangote Group spokesman, Mr. Tony Chiejina said the allegation has no foundation whatsoever and is an ‘outright falsehood”. On 17 June, an online ... Read More »

“I am a Biafran, Lets break-uo Now-Asari Dokubo

Niger Delta activist, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, ​has declared​ his support ​for ​Nnamdi Kanu,​ declaring that he is not a Nigerian but a Biafran. ​He also called for Nigeria’s disintegration, saying, “The solution is for us to leave! Every one of us. Simple. We want to; we wan leave. No gragra, no nothing. Na gragra dey tear cloth.” Asari-Dokubo also said ... Read More »

Just in:Kano Speaker resigns over Emir Sanusi Scandal

The speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Rurum, has resigned amidst allegation of collecting money to scuttle the investigation of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II. The House had moved to investigate the Emir for alleged corruption, but later backed down. Kano’s anti-corruption agency also suspended its investigation of the monarch after prominent Nigerians, including Acting ... Read More »

Evans to face Justice, Court throws out cases, awards N500,000 damages

The fundamental rights case brought by kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has been thrown out by a Lagos Court-and damages slammed on the plaintiffs. Evans’ counsel, Olukoya Ogungbeje, was defeated on Friday, when Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos dismissed two fundamental rights applications filed by him, according to an online medium, NewsMakers. Ogungbeje had ... Read More »

Worn-out Manny Pacquiao beaten by Old School teacher

 Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown with a unanimous points decision in Brisbane, Australia on Sunday. After being given no chance by most, the 29-year-old Horn’s ultra-aggressive style proved too much for Pacquiao, with all three judges giving the fight to the Australian after 12 rounds. Pacquiao was WBO ... Read More »

Kidnapers getting information on social media-Professor

The Dean, Faculty of Social Science, Bowen University, Iwo, Prof. John Ayoade, has warned that personal information provided on the social media could be exploited by kidnappers to get their targets. According to him, Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, and email have become sources of required information and those who are unwary expose themselves. He stated this while delivering a paper titled, ... Read More »

Photos:Lionel Messi wedding in Argentina

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