I'll Walk Naked If Obi Wins In Court – Charly Boy

Veteran singer and social activist, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy has declared his intention to walk naked on the street if the Labour Party candidate in the February 25 presidential election, Peter Obi, emerges victorious at the election petitions tribunal. The Independent National Electoral Commission announced Bola Tinubu as the winner of the election and he was subsequently sworn-in as the…
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Google to accept naira payment on Play Store

Google has partnered with Verve to make digital transactions on Google Play Store easier for Nigerians. The firm noted that as from Wednesday, Nigerians could now use their Verve cards to make purchases on the Google Play Store. It stated that under its new partnership…
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Glo, fintech reward customers

Globacom and PalmPay have collaborated to launch a new reward scheme for the telecom firm’s customers. According to the firms, the marketing initiative tagged ‘PalmPay Bonanza: Recharge Glo and Win’ will offer Nigerians who buy Glo data and airtime bundles via the…
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CBN unblocks Bamboo, Nairabet, AbokiFX and 437 accounts

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed banks to vacate a post-no-debit restriction placed on the bank accounts of 440 individuals and companies. A post-no-debit means that all debit transactions, including ATMs and cheques, on the accounts have been blocked but can receive inflows. The circular, signed by A.M. Barau on behalf of the CBN director of banking supervision, on Tuesday, also…
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Secondary school students beat teacher in Ogun

A gang of ten senior secondary school students in Ogun State have reportedly beaten a teacher, Kolawole Shonuga, for stopping one of them from cheating during an examination in the school. Our correspondent gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday at Isanbi…

Dangote cement completes first set of share buy-back

Dangote Cement has completed the first tranche of its share buy back programme. The share buy back programme was announced early July.  In a corporate notice filed on the Nigerian Exchange Limited on Thursday, Dangote Cement said the first tranche commenced on Monday and…

NAF arrests underground cable saboteur at Lagos airport

Guards of the Nigeria Air Force who were on duty at the HQ NADC gate, caught a cable thief along the airport road by the NADC perimeter fence at about 1:35am on Friday. Three thieves were sighted digging the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria’s underground armoured cable with a digger, shovel and cutlass. On sighting the guards, they ran from the scene. A guard however opened fire on them…
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United Airlines grows revenue to $14.2bn

United Airlines grew its operating revenue by 17.1 per cent to $14.2bn in the second quarter of 2023, compared to the same period in 2022. In a statement announcing the financial results, the company reported quarterly earnings per share of $3.24 and pre-tax margin of 9.8…
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UK increases visa fees for Nigerians, others

Nigerians, and other foreign nationals coming into the United Kingdom will have to pay more for visa applications. Also, the Immigration Health Surcharge paid by immigrants applying for visas will “increase significantly”, the United Kingdom has said. The British…

Nigerian CEO Rewards JAMB Top Scorer Kamsiyochukwu Umeh With N2.5 Million

Erisco Foods Limited’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Eric Umeofia, has made an exciting announcement, offering a generous cash prize of N2.5 million to Kamsiyochukwu Umeh in recognition of her exceptional score of 360 in JAMB UTME 2023, Newspremises reports. Kamsiyochukwu, a student at Deeper Life High School, attained a remarkable score of 360, with impressive individual subject scores of…
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