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Buhari Calls Aregbesola over Mother’s Death

The ailing and erstwhile president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called Governor Rauf Aregbesola to commiserate with him on the passing of his mother Saratu Aregbesola. This was disclosed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu to newsmen in Abuja.


MMM Commences Weekly Contests to Woo Participants

The popular Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox that crashed in late December 2016 was recently re-launched in 2017 with participants regaining confidence in the platform. More so, recently the popular Ponzi scheme launched a promo encouraging participants to refer their friends and relatives to take part with rewards ranging from N30 000 to N500 000.


Nairabet Opens Betting on Buhari’s Return

Famous betting site on Thursday opened a betting entry for users to stake their money on the inevitable return of erstwhile Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari. The ailing president has been on medical vacation since the beginning of the year and handed over power to his vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.


Aluu 4: Justice at Last

A Rivers State High Court of Justice has sentenced a police sergeant and two other to prison for murder of four students of the University of Port-Harcout. The incident which occurred in 2012 was greeted by wide condemnation from stakeholders and civil societies and represented a turning point in the fight against jungle justice. Similarly, the court acquitted about four other persons who were earlier indicted.


Badoo: Alhaji Denies Killing Couple

Alhaji Alaka Abayomi who was said to have been arrested over the killing of a couple has dismissed the reports as false. You’ll recall the Nigerian Police were said to have apprehended a 51 year old involved in the killing of a couple Mr. and Mrs. Adejare and their children. This came at a time when relative peace had been restored to the Ikorodu environs. According to eye witnesses, the attack which took place at Oke-Ota, Ibeshe was a gory sight.


Igbo Quit Notice Stands: Arewa Youths Insist

Despite the peaceful meeting which took place over the weekend with the chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Alh. Kashim Shetimma. The arewa youths have refused to withdraw the quit notice issued to Igbos in the northern part of Nigeria. This was just as Shetiima tried to convince his counterparts to curb the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the Southeast.


Lagos- Ibadan Expressway: Afenifere, Falae Berate FG

Prominent stakeholders from the Southwest geopolitical zone have berated the federal government and the 8th national assembly for not doing enough to sustain the pace of the work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. This happened as Julius Berger Construction Company hinted plans to stop ongoing work on the project.


Osinbajo, Clark Meet in Aso Rock

The Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo met with the leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF) behind closed doors in the Aso Rock. The meeting which started around 7pm had prominent leader of the Ijaw people, Chief Edwin Clark in attendance together with other stakeholders.


CBN Sustains Interventions to Boost Forex Supply

Following repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. There are speculations the naira may stabilise further against the dollar at the rate of N365 to $1. This would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.


9mobile Steps Up Rebranding Process

There are reports that several telecommunications giants such as Vodacom, BUA, Virgin and more may be developing interest in the rebranded 9mobile. This is just as Etisalat has successfully pulled out of operations in Nigeria owing to a huge debt profile recorded in about nine commercial banks in the country.

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