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Saraki:Court slams N4billion libel fine on Sahara Reporters

An Ilorin High Court, presided over by Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye on Wednesday slammed a N4 billion judgment against the publisher of popular online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, over a series of stories published two years ago by the medium against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The judgment affected stories published by the online medium against Saraki between September ... Read More »

Dangote blasts Arewa Youths “You are suffering from joblessness, ignorance”

Africa’s richest man and Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has condemned the recent quit notice given to Nigerians of Igbo extraction by some northern youths to leave the region before October 1st or face physical attacks, noting that those making such a call are ignorant and joblessness. While condemning the hate speech against Ndigbo, Dangotequeried why such jobless ... Read More »

Fake Life: Nigerian Rapper Sauce Kid gets 2-year Jail term!

Nigerian rapper, Babalola Falemi, popularly known as Sauce Kid, is to spend the next two years in an American prison for stealing $15,388. Law enforcement agents caught up with him as he wanted to board a flight at Boise Airport in Idaho, United States of America. Falemi was said to have obtained stolen bank card numbers and identified information from their owners. He ... Read More »

Report: Zambia,Nigeria make highest cyber attack-prone list

Five African nations led by Zambia and Nigeria are among the top ten the list of countries prone to cyber-attacks according to the latest Global Threat Impact Index released yesterday by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd in Lagos. Zambia has the highest risk profile, with Nigeria in second position. Uganda, Malawi and South African are ranked 7th, 8th and 9th ... Read More »

Adesina, former Minister wins $250,000 Agric Prize

The President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) and Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, has emerged the winner of the prestigious World Food Prize, 2017 award. The award was announced Monday in Washington D.C. by the World Food Prize Foundation in recognition of Adesina’s achievements in the agriculture sector and for driving change in ... Read More »

Ooni to youths: “If you are unhappy with Buhari,vote him out in 2019”

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has urged Nigerian youths to stop complaining especially about misdeeds of government and start taking their destinies in their hands. Speaking during an interview on The Osasu Show aired on AIT, he wondered why Nigerians are resorting to hate speeches and complaining about government actions. When asked what government must do ... Read More »

MTN Dumps Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Popular Nigerian TV show, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ has gone on a temporal break for the first time since its inception in 2004, 13 years ago. The show’s host, Frank Edoho announced this break is because the show’s sponsor, MTN Nigeria has pulled out. Season 13 of the popular family quiz show ended yesterday, 25th of June, 2017 ... Read More »

“I fired disloyal Commissioners”-Wike

Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike has stated that  the two Commissioners who were recently relieved  of their posts were disloyal. Speaking during the Election Thanksgiving Service in honour of the Majority Whip, of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Evans Bipi, at Saint Martin’s Anglican Church, Ogu on Sunday, Wike said the dissolution was done to rejig the machinery ... Read More »

Shocker:8.5m Nigerians have hearing defects

THE chairman, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Dr. Heather Jensen, has said that approximately 8.5 million Nigerians, representing five per cent of the population, have some form of hearing defects, calling for more hearing health epidemiological studies in the country to provide objective estimates of the disease burden. Jensen, who stated this in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at a training workshop and distribution ... Read More »

Senate blasts Fashola for “Spreading Falsehood”

The Senate has accused the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, of “spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget.” The upper legislative chamber said Fashola did not give members of the public full details about the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, “which has been on a private finance initiative from the beginning because he would prefer an arrangement ... Read More »