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Video of Ghanaian authorities dehumanizing Nigerians – Abike Dabiri reacts

The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has reacted to the video of Nigerians treated poorly by Ghanaian authorities. The NIDCOM Chairman in her tweet said the Nigerian mission in Ghana is dealing with the matter. Abike also alleged that some Nigerians who escaped from a jail break in the country have been escaping to Ghana. She Wrote; “The Nigerian mission in Ghana is dealing with the matter. Some prisoners who allegedly escaped from a jail break here in Nigeria have been allegedly found escaping to Ghana…

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IPOB: ‘One Nigeria Is Indeed A Joke’ – Nigerians Lambast NBC for Suspending Channels TV

NBC and Channels Television Nigerians have called out the National Broadcasting Commission for being a puppet of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the commission’s lack of professionalism in its decision-making process. This is coming after the NBC suspended and fined Channels Television for allowing a leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, to make secessionist and inciting declarations on air without caution. The decision has since stirred reactions as some Nigerians described the action by NBC as unconstitutional and oppression of the media. Some Nigerians who vented…

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Electricity Tariffs May Rise In July -NERC

The commission explained that the extraordinary tariff review was a result of changes in inflation, foreign exchange, gas prices, available generation capacity and capital expenditure. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Monday disclosed that in July, another tariff review for Nigeria’s 11 power distribution companies would hold. It disclosed this in its notice of Minor and Extraordinary Review of Tariffs for Electricity Transmission and Distribution Companies, a development that might lead to a rise in the tariffs payable by electricity users. The commission explained that the extraordinary tariff review was…

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Zambia Orders Dangote, Others To Sell Cement For N1, 800 In Zambia

Dangote cement The Zambia Board of Commissioners of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has revealed why it ordered Dangote Cement Group to reduce its price and sell cement for 110 Kwacha (N1,800).  However, the same cement sells for not less than N3 500 in Nigeria according to Sahara Reporters. According to the Zambia Board of Commissioners of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, it said it ordered Lafarge Zambia Plc, Dangote Cement Zambia Limited and Mpande Limestone Limited to revert to the cement prices, ranging between Kwacha 99 to…

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“Are We In A Military Regime?”- Dele Momodu Reacts After EFCC Issued A Dealine To Bankers To Declare Their Assets

Dele Momodu Dele Momodu, a media personality, has reacted as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) issued a directive for bank employees to declare their assets in accordance with the bank employees declaration of assets act. EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa who gave the directive while speaking with journalists after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday March 16, also gave a June 1 deadline for workers to comply with the directive. Reacting to this, Momodu asked if the country is currently under a military regime. He also pointed…

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P&G Salesman, Chigozie Eze Spends Company’s N20m on Online Betting (Photo)

Chigozie (Photo:PM News) Men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested a top executive of P&G for squandering the company’s money on online betting. Emmanuel Chigozie Eze, Head of Sales for Procter & Gamble company reportedly blew N20m Company Fund on online betting. Eze was arrested by EFCC operatives along ‘K Line area’ of Ewet Housing Estate in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, following a petition. The petitioner alleged that Eze used his position as Head of Sales for Procter & Gamble, to supply goods worth over N20m to…

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EFCC Acting Chairman Promoted To Level 14 Ahead Of Senate Screening

Abdulrasheed Bawa Abdulrasheed Bawa, the new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been promoted to the rank of Chief Detective Superintendent ahead of his Senate screening, a report by The PUNCH has shown. The move comes amid a lawsuit challenging Bawa’s qualification for the job. Section 2 of the EFCC Act states that a person who will be appointed as chairman of the commission must have at least 15 years experience and must be the rank of an Assistant Commissioner of Police or its equivalent. Bawa,…

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INEC Planning To Make NIN Compulsory For Voter Registration

According to The PUNCH, it has been has been learnt the Independent National Electoral Commission is considering making the National Identity Number a precondition for registering voters when the continuous voter registration exercise commences in a few weeks. A national commissioner at INEC disclosed this during an interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday. He said the NIN would help tackle challenges of underage voting, alien voting and other challenges associated with registration. The national commissioner, who wished to remain anonymous because he was not authorised to speak, said a final…

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FG Orders Universities To Suspend Academic Activities Over COVID-19

Vice-Chancellors of Universities have been directed by the National Universities Commission to suspend academic activities involving large crowds on their campuses. The PUNCH reports that the decision came barely three days after the Academic Staff Union of Universities suspended its nine-month-old strike. The Federal Government, had also issued a circular directing Officers on Grade Level 12 and below to stay at home for a period of five weeks, effective from Wednesday December, 23 2020, following the resurgence in the number of COVID-19 cases. The NUC in a circular by its…

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SIM Deactivation: Large Crowd Invades NIMC Office In Lagos Amid COVID-19 Restrictions (Photos)

Mammoth crowd stormed the Alausa office of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Lagos State on Monday, December 21, to obtain their National Identification Number (NIN), following the SIM deactivation order by the Federal Government. This comes amid the FG’s warning against large gatherings as the country battles its second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. It would be recalled that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) gave local telecommunications operators two weeks deadline to block all sims who are yet to be registered with the National identify numbers (NIN). The order…

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Lagos state government seal off Cubana night club for operating despite ban on night clubs due to COVID19 (photos)

The Lagos State Safety Commission on Saturday night December 19, closed CUBANA night club in Ikeja and different offices for resistance of the State Government COVID-19 conventions. On Friday, December 18, Lagos state lead representative, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, put a prohibition on shows, road gatherings, and clubs as a feature of measures to contain the spread of COVID19 in the state. Nigeria is presently encountering a second influx of the pandemic thus the quantities of affirmed instances of the infection have been on the expansion. On Saturday night, a team from the…

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Why I Ordered Probe Of Ibrahim Magu — President Buhari Speaks Up

President Buhari received report of Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Investigation of Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of EFCC (May 2015-May 2020) at the State House, Abuja. Nigeria’s number one man, President Muhammadu Buhari has talked about why he ordered the robe of Ibrahim Magu. The president on Friday, lamented that corruption was present almost everywhere and at many levels of government. Buhari said he set up the panel to probe Ibrahim Magu, suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, because of serious allegations against the…

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“These People Have No Soul” – Nigerians slam FG, NBC As CNN Reveals Investigation of Lekki Shooting

Lekki protesters President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission have been slammed following the revelation of CNN’s investigation on the lekki shooting. CNN on Wednesday released its findings from an independent investigation carried out on the October 20 shooting incident at the Lekki tollgate. Footage released by CNN showed that soldiers shot at the End SARS protesters who had gathered at the tollgate to press home their demands to end SARS as well as police brutality. CNN also tracked the bullets shells seen at the scene of the massacre…

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