Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Lagos State Government to relocate Computer Village


 

In a press briefing that was held today in Lagos, the Lagos State Government has disclosed plans to relocate the famous Computer Village, to ICT Park Katangowa in Agbado/OkeOdo LCDA.





This new decision has however, been welcomed with mixed feelings by Lagosians.
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Mines Ministry secures 13 Percent Derivation Revenue for states

The Federal Ministry of Mines, Steel and Development has secured 13 percent derivation mining revenue for the 36 states of the federation.
Mines Ministry secures 13 Percent Derivation Revenue for states
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Abass Mohammed disclosed this while speaking at a two day Sensitization and Enlightenment Workshop for stakeholders in the mining sector tagged: “Functions of Solid Minerals Development Fund and How it will intervene in the mining sector” in Benin City, the Edo state Capital.
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Miyonse becomes PayPorte pioneer FoodStore Ambassador (Photos)

The big brother Naija 2017 contestant has joined the Payporte family as a pioneer FoodStore Ambassador.

He shared the good news on his Instagram and wrote;...
"Ladies and Gentlemen; Friends and my esteemed Fans, the culmination of your continued support over the last couple of months has helped in crossing another Milestone today.
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Edo-Azura power plans attracts World Bank, IMF interest

The Edo State Government’s performance index in promoting Independent Power Plants (IPP) as a business model and opening up economic opportunities has received international recognition, as it became the cynosure of over 10,000 international personalities at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Spring Meeting last week in Washington DC.
Edo-Azura power plans attracts World Bank, IMF interest
This was as the Azura Independent Power Plant, financed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which was expected to provide electricity to 14 million residential consumers, was highlighted to display how the World Bank Group’s collaboration supports the development and implementation of infrastructure development.
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Court remands ex- Governor Babangida Aliyu in prison custody




The immediate past governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, is to be remanded in prison custody until May 4, a court has ruled.

Justice Mohammed Mayaki of the Niger State High Court also ordered that the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2015 election, Umar Nasko, be also remanded in prison

Court remands ex- Governor Babangida Aliyu in prison custody

The two politicians were on Tuesday docked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a six-count charge bordering on fraud.

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Jega disappointed me in 2015 election - Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

Even though he conceded in Nigeria's 2015 presidential election, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has disclosed how the then Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC )Chairman, Attahiru Jega disappointed him.

This revelation was contained in a book titled, ‘Against the Run of Play' ,written by the Chairman of THISDAY editorial board, Segun Adeniyi.

“I was disappointed by Jega because I still cannot understand what was propelling him to act the way he did in the weeks preceding the election,” he said. .
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Digital Economy to Create over 3m Jobs, as Nigeria, Others Discuss Road Map in Geneva

It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next 10 years.
Digital Economy to Create over 3m Jobs, as Nigeria, Others Discuss Road Map in Geneva
This comes as Ministers from developing countries namely Nigeria, Mexico, Kenya, Argentina, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Chile, Costa Rica and Pakistan under the auspices of Friends of E-Commerce for Development (FED) resolved to put forward a policy agenda to bridge the digital divide as well as provide development solutions in the long term, during their meeting in Geneva, Switzerland today.
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Bukola Saraki leads delegation to visit family of late Isiaka Adeleke






The Senate President Bukola Saraki has led a senate delegation to Ede, Osun State to commiserate with the Adeleke Family over the demise of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died on Sunday and was buried yesterday. More photos after the cut.
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Eedris Abdulkareem's visit to the Air Force Base [photos]




Veteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem recently paid a visit to the Air Force Base where met and presented a copy of his new song 'Fallen Heroes' to chief of Airstaff Airmarshal Sadique Abubakar. More Photos after the cut.
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Stephaine Otobo releases gospel music video titled 'I depend on You', lyrics include "oppression, persecution, life running out of control"

Stephanie Otobo, who recently filed a $5m lawsuit against clergyman Apostle Johnson Suleman, in Canada, has released a gospel music video titled 'I depend on You'.
Stephanie made news after she was arrested and detained in a Lagos police station sometime in March this year.
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Court Grants Patience Jonathan Full Access To Skye Bank Account



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday withdrew its application seeking to stay the execution of a court order which unfroze the Skye Bank account of the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience with a balance of $5.9m.
Court Grants Patience Jonathan Full Access To Skye Bank Account
A counsel for the EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo, appeared before the Federal High Court in Lagos which on April 6 unfroze Patience’s account, stating that the commission had changed its mind about appealing the unfreezing order.
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Biafra: FG Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu's Bail

Nigeria's Attorney General, Abubakar Malami has said he cannot take a position on the bail granted Nnamdi Kanu until he sees the court ruling.
Biafra: FG Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu's Bail

According to Sahara Reporters, Mr. Malami said he awaits court ruling to know next line of action.

Justice Binta Nyako on Tuesday granted the leader of the Independent Peoples Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu bail with strict conditions. [see here]
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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Finally Gets Bail after Fayose, Fani Kayode Stormed Court this morning to witness his trial [PHOTO]

The leader of the Independent Peoples Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has been granted bail with strict conditions on health grounds by a Federal High Court, Abuja.
Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Finally Gets Bail after Fayose, Fani Kayode Stormed Court this morning to witness his trial [PHOTO]

Justice Binta Nyako ruled that one of the sureties must be a senior and highly recognised Nigerian of Igbo decent, the second surety must be a highly recognised believer in Judaism, while the third must be resident with landed property in Abuja.
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7 Signs Your Social Media Account Has Been Hacked

It is no gainsaying that social media is now an important feature in our lives. It is used by almost everyone from celebrities to influencers, businesses, news platforms, marketers and individuals. Some persons have even leveraged on it to make money. So, it is important for your different social media accounts to be secured. 

Regardless, since you are online, and there are hackers prowling for accounts to hack, you have to be observant to know if your accounts have been illegally accessed or not. In line with this, Jumia Travel and Jumia Mobile Week presents 7 signs your social media account has been hacked.
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Obaseki assures local government pensioners of arrears

Local government pensioners in Edo State, yesterday, protested non-payment of their entitlements as they visited the Edo State Government House where Deputy Governor Phillip Shaibu addressed their grievances.
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Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu addressing Local Government Pensioners at Government House, Benin
The protest later became a congenial meeting as both parties reached a truce on the modalities of the government’s ongoing efforts to offset their outstanding arrears and set the tone for sustainable payment process.
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#BBNaija: 'How my dad received me back' – Debbie-Rise reveals

Ex-Big Brother Naija star, singer and guitarist, Deborah Ebun, popularly called Debie-Rise, has revealed how her Dad pardoned her after she sneaked out to the show - DailyPost.

Debbie-Rise was one of the contestants that lasted till the last day of the reality show.



While in the show, she had told fellow housemates how she ran out of her home because her dad, a pastor, would not let her attend the show.
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Watch Dino Melaye perform his hit track, Ajekun Iya, at a party with a live band [video]




 
Dino performed his now famous hit track, Ajekun Iya, at a party recently. Watch the video after the cut...
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Police Arrest Man who Impersonated Ooni of Ife and Duped 2 US-based Ladies


Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 26-year-old man, Abiodun Joseph, for allegedly impersonating the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, and duped two American-based ladies of N600,000. A

The suspect also reportedly duped his victims of two i-Phones 6 which were later recovered from him. The suspect, who was arrested last week at his residence in Ilese in Ijebu North-East Local Government Area of Ogun State, was accused of impersonating the Ooni on his Facebook and WhatsApp platforms through which he duped his victims.

The state Police Commissioner, Ahmed Iliyasu, who paraded Joseph alongside two other suspected robbers said policemen attached to Ijebu-Ode Area Command arrested him.
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Photos from Jude Okoye's birthday dinner




Photos from Jude Okoye's birthday dinner  
Music executive and video director, Jude Okoye turned a year older on Monday. He celebrated with his wife, Ifeoma and others at a restaurant in Victoria Island, Lagos, later in the day. See more photos after the cut...
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PUNCH Correspondent Adetayo Expalins Why Buhari's CSO Expelled him From Aso Rock, Presidency recalls him

Punch Newspaper Correspondent, Lekan Adetayo, who was kicked out of the Aso rock villa by President Muhammadu Buhari's Chief Security Officer, Bashir Abubakar, has told his side of the story.

 

According to him; 
"Shortly after I arrived at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday morning, I received a message that the Chief Security Officer to the President, Bashir Abubakar, would like to see me in his office.
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Nigeria's Economy Will Overtake US by 2050 - UK High Commissioner says

The British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arkwright, has predicted that Nigeria will over take the US to become the 3rd largest economy by 2050.
Nigeria's Economy Will Overtake US by 2050 - UK
He made the prediction while delivering a lecture as part of activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce, NBCC, in Lagos state.

The lecture was entitled: “Nigeria-British Relations: The Next 100 Years."
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6 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE RENTING AN APARTMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME


When you become a part of the private rented sector for the first time, there are a number of things you have to consider to ensure you are not cheated and that you’re in a secure and safe tenancy. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 6 things you as a first time renter should consider before renting an apartment.

6 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE RENTING AN APARTMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME
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'Buhari must run to me for healing before it’s too late' – Satguru Maharaji



Founder of the One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to rush to him for healing of his protracted illness.

According to DAILYPOST, Maharaji ji stated this Monday while addressing journalists after a week-long program which celebrated the 30 years of existence of Maharaji Village, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

'Buhari must run to me for healing before it’s too late' – Satguru Maharaji

Founder of the One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to rush to him for healing of his protracted illness.
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#BBNaija: Marvis visits Duncan Mighty



 
Big Brother Naija 4th runner up, Marvis paid a visit to popular Rivers State singer, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, simply known as Duncan Mighty alongside her boss. another photo after the cut
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Suspended NIA DG Appears Before Osinbajo Panel [photo]

The suspended director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, on Monday appeared before the panel set up by President Muhmmadu Buhari to investigate monies recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Suspended NIA DG Appears Before Osinbajo Panel [photo]
Oke had said the monies belong to his agency. Subsequently, Buhari suspended the intelligence chief and set up a three-man panel to probe him and get to the root of the saga.
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Femi Adesina reacts to Pres Buhari's CSO expelling a Punch reporter from Aso Rock

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has reacted to the dismissal of a Punch reporter from Aso Rock by President Buhari's Chief Security Officer, Bashir Abubakar, yesterday April 24th.
Femi Adesina reacts to Pres Buhari's CSO expelling a Punch reporter from Aso Rock
Bashir seized Adetayo's tag and ordered him out of Aso Rock over a report he wrote which was published on the Sunday edition of the paper. The report centered on President Buhari's ill health. Adetayo was escorted out of the Presidential Villa by security operatives after picking his belongings from the Press Gallery of the Council Chamber.
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"World War 3 Will Begin May 13" - 'Messenger Of God’ Claims WW3 Will Be Nuclear

A self-proclaimed ‘messenger of God’ who predicted President Donald Trump’s rise to power has warned global nuclear war is just weeks away.

The mystic who goes by the name of Horacio Villegas revealed World War III is coming and the world will end around October. (can you beat that? lol)
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3 female suicide bombers intercepted by CJTF in Maiduguri [Graphic photos]

Three female suicide bombers were on Monday, April 24, intercepted in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

3 female suicide bombers intercepted by CJTF in Maiduguri [Graphic photos]
The suicide bombers had attempted to enter Mamanti village Jere local government area. One of the bombers detonated her bomb which claimed her life but the other two were shot dead while trying to flee.
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I have no hand in the assassination attempt on Dino Melaye' - Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello says

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has denied claims that he had a hand in the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye. Suspected assassins attacked Melaye's home on April 15th. After the attack, Dino alleged that the state government had a hand in the assassination attempt on his life.
I have no hand in the assassination attempt on Dino Melaye' - Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello says
He claimed that he was attacked because he was always opposing some of the policies of the governor.
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Blackface vows to suit 2Face for allegedly stealing his songs

Ahmedu Augustine, popularly known as BlackfaceNaija,  was a founding member of the Nigerian band, Plantashun Boiz, that he formed in 2000 with 2face, Innocent Idibia; and Faze, Chibuzor Oji. 

  Blackface vows to suit 2Face for allegedly stealing his songs
After Plantashun Boiz split in 2004, BlackfaceNaija led a solo musical career. He released the hip-hop album Ghetto Child in 2004 collaborating with a number of artistes. He also recorded a full album for his crew, D Tribunal, called What We Are.
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Nigerian Christian Association in South Africa condemns Pastor Omotoso as court denies him bail [ Photos/Video]

The Christian Association of Nigeria in South Africa has condemned Pastor Tim Omotoso who is being accused of sexually exploiting at least 30 girls.

 Nigerian Christian Association in South Africa condemns Pastor Omotoso as court denies him bail [ Photos/Video]
The association's Archbishop Benson Uwha said they are aware that not all Nigerian men necessarily have good intentions, but pointed out that some South African pastors are also accused of exploiting their congregants.
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Osun Govt Condemns Attack on Babalola During Adeleke's Burial Ceremony

The Osun state government has condemned the attack on Mrs. Idiat Babalola at the burial ceremony of Senator Isiaka Adeleke on Tuesday [see here]
According to reports, Adeleke who died on Sunday was nursing a governorship ambition. It's said that Ms. Babalola has been picked as a running mate to whomever emerges the anointed candidate of the All Progressives Congress.
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