Reinstated Edo Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu alleges that Governor Obaseki barred him from entering the state

Reinstated Edo Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu alleges that Governor Obaseki barred him from entering the state

Reinstated Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of denying him entry into the state.  This development comes amid escalating tensions between the two leaders over the upcoming governorship election. In an interview on Channels Television’s “Politics Today,” Shaibu detailed his allegations against Obaseki, just two days after the Federal High…

Singer Sean Kingston and mother indicted in $1 million federal fraud case

Singer Sean Kingston and mother indicted in $1 million federal fraud case

Sean Kingston, the well-known singer of “Beautiful Girls,” and his mother, Janice Turner, are facing federal charges for allegedly defrauding businesses of over $1 million. Federal prosecutors announced that a Grand Jury in Miami indicted Kingston and Turner on one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five counts of wire fraud. The charges…

We cannot grow today’s seed with yesterday’s belief system — Tinubu stresses need for economic reforms

We cannot grow today’s seed with yesterday’s belief system — Tinubu stresses need for economic reforms

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has underscored the necessity of implementing economic reforms in Nigeria, declaring that the country can no longer depend on outdated belief systems and strategies. Thr president said this during a meeting at the State House in Abuja with a delegation from the oil multinational ENI. In a statement issued by his…

FG slams $220m fine on Facebook’s parent company Meta for data privacy violations

The Federal Government has imposed a $220 million fine on Meta Platforms Inc., the parent company of WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram, for alleged breaches of data privacy regulations. In a statement released on Friday, July 19, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) announced the penalty, citing violations under the Federal Competition and Consumer…

CBN directs banks to transfer unclaimed balances and funds in dormant accounts

CBN directs banks to transfer unclaimed balances and funds in dormant accounts

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has mandated banks and other financial institutions to transfer unclaimed balances and funds from dormant accounts to accounts held by the apex bank. The CBN has also released regulatory guidelines for account holders and beneficiaries to reclaim funds that have been dormant for up to a decade. These regulations…

DSS Kills And Arrests Kidnappers Who Abducted Mum Of Hausa Singer Rarara

DSS Kills And Arrests Kidnappers Who Abducted Mum Of Hausa Singer Rarara

Operatives of the Department of State Security, DSS, have killed one of the kidnappers who abducted the mother of the famous Hausa singer, Dauda Kahutu Rarara, while a second kidnapper was reportedly arrested after a gun duel. The operatives reportedly stormed the den of the kidnappers deep in Makarfi Forest in Kaduna State early on…

Fishermen catch and butcher marine animal, Manatee in Bayelsa community

Fishermen catch and butcher marine animal, Manatee in Bayelsa community

Fishermen have caught a marine animal, Manatee, in Odi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. According to Niger Delta Insider, the fully aquatic mammal was caught on Friday afternoon, July 19, 2024.  Manatees are sometimes known as sea cows.  All three species of Manatees are classified as Vulnerable by the International Union…

Disability isn’t inability – Physically challenged man writes as he graduates from Kogi State Polytechnic

Disability isn’t inability – Physically challenged man writes as he graduates from Kogi State Polytechnic

A physically challenged young man, Uroko Ibrahim Anataku, has celebrated his graduation from the Kogi State Polytechnic.  Uroko shared photos from the signing-out celebration on Thursday, July 18, 2024, thanking his family for believing in him and supporting his dreams.  “DISABILITY ISN’T AN INABILITY! They call it disability and I take it with a different…

I stand by what I said about Tinubu’s administration – Ndume speaks after removal as Chief Whip of the Senate

I stand by what I said about Tinubu’s administration – Ndume speaks after removal as Chief Whip of the Senate

Senator Ali Ndume has addressed his recent removal as the Senate Chief Whip, asserting that his actions did not warrant his dismissal.  Ndume’s ouster followed his criticism of President Bola Tinubu’s handling of national issues. In a statement made in his Maiduguri home on Friday, July 19, Ndume revealed that he has also declined the…

$2 billion Powerball winner Edwin Castro goes public with model girlfriend Payten Vincent

$2 billion Powerball winner Edwin Castro goes public with model girlfriend Payten Vincent

Edwin Castro, the $2 billion Powerball winner, has recently stepped into the spotlight with his new girlfriend, model and poet Payten Vincent. The couple made a glamorous appearance at a Giorgio Armani event in Malibu, and Vincent shared photos with her nearly 125,000 Instagram followers, showcasing their evident happiness. Captured in the chic setting of…