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Eavesdropper: They’ve come again

Omoluabi John You sure must have heard of the obsession about new cars. The desire to appear classy, rich and famous for doing nothing, absolutely nothing to the detriment of the impoverished Nigerians. Kai, Nigerians eyes don see. Go and tanda at any bus stop in the mornings and late evenings, you will see how
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Toyin/Liz war: Antar Laniyan, Iya Rainbow, Mr Latin, others intervene

Tofarati Ige, Olajide Samuel and Dayo Adeola Undoubtedly, the biggest issue in the Nigerian entertainment industry this week has been the raging feud between actresses Toyin Abraham and Liz Anjorin. Early in the week, Anjorin had taken to her Instagram page to accuse Abraham of filing a report against her to Saudi authorities that she
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$9.6bn award: FG to tender EFCC report, court judgment against P&ID

•Court remands NNPC director in prison Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami,  has given  an insight into the case the Federal Government  will   on September 26  present to a   British court  challenging  the $9.6bn judgment delivered in favour of Process and Industrial Developments  in August.
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Saboteurs, fifth columnists working against us –Osinbajo

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said there were saboteurs and fifth columnists working against the plan of the Federal Government to develop the country. The Vice President made the claim at St Luke’s Anglican Church, Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State during the burial of Mrs Moroluke Fakoyede, mother of the Secretary to
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Majek Fashek getting better – Manager

Tofarati Ige There was anxiety among fans of popular singer, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek, when it was reported on some online media that the artiste fondly known as the ‘Rainmaker’ had passed on in London. However, his manager and friend, Umenka Uzoma, told SATURDAY BEATS that the veteran singer was getting better. In a
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Gbajabiamila berates service chiefs for shunning security meeting

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday berated the nation’s service chiefs for failing to attend, personally, a security meeting called by the House. The lower chamber of the National Assembly condemned the service and security chiefs for sending representatives, including accountants, to a meeting called by the parliament on
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Forbes ranks Kanye West world’s richest rap artiste

American rapper and fashion designer, Kanye West, has been named the highest-paid hip-hop act in the world, earning $150m a year. According to Forbes, Kanye West top the 2019 list, edging out JAY-Z who earned $81m and Drake who made $71m, to clinch the second and third positions respectively on the list of top 20.
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FG Plans Cutting Equity Stakes in Oil JVs to 40%

Mulls 5% reduction in production cost; targets three million barrels per day Chineme Okafor in Abuja The federal government yesterday disclosed that it would shed its equity shares in the various oil and gas production joint ventures (JV) it holds in Nigeria’s hydrocarbon industry to 40 per cent. It also explained it would push to The post FG Plans Cutting Equity Stakes in Oil JVs to 40% appeared first ...
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Emefiele: Better to Boost Revenue By Raising VAT than Borrowing

No going back on cashless policy   Wants redundant public assets privatized James Emejo in Abuja  The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele yesterday justified the proposed move by the federal government to increase the value added tax (VAT), which is currently at 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent. He The post Emefiele: Better to Boost Revenue By Raising VAT than Borrowing appeared ...
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EFCC: P&ID Bribed Ex-Petroleum Ministry’s Legal Director with $21,000

She signed the gas contract without FEC approval Alex Enumah in Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday told an Abuja High Court how a former director in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources was bribed to the tune of $21,000 in signing the controversial gas supply project between an Irish firm, Process and The post EFCC: P&ID Bribed Ex-Petroleum Ministry’s Legal Director ...
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Atiku: I Want to Be Instrument for Rule of Law Restoration, Democracy

Chuks Okocha in Abuja The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar yesterday said he was heading to the Supreme Court to challenge the unfavourable verdict of the Presidential Election Tribunal in order to rid Nigeria of the forces of fascism. Former Vice President Atiku had sued The post Atiku: I Want to Be Instrument for Rule of Law ...
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FG Charges Sowore with Treasonable Felony, Cybercrime

Alex Enumah in Abuja Detained Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore is now to stand trial on a seven count charge bordering on treasonable felony and money laundering following the filing of the charge against him by the federal government. Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the February 23 presidential election The post FG Charges Sowore with Treasonable ...
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Oluwole Betiku Jr: From Streets of Lagos to Illinois aDefensive End

Oluwole Betiku Jr. took a bumpy 16-hour bus ride from his home in Lagos, Nigeria, through roadblocks and down rutted streets, to a sports camp in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, he had heard about in passing. Though he had hoped to join the screening for basketball, when he realised that he was a ‘dwarf’ when The post Oluwole Betiku Jr: From Streets of Lagos to Illinois aDefensive End appeared first on THISDAYLIVE ...
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Tribunal affirms Okowa’s victory

Tribunal affirms Okowa’s victory The Delta State Governorship Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, yesterday, reaffirmed the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State.
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Sounds of Naija music as journalists groove on Mr Bigg’s

Sounds of Naija music as journalists groove on Mr Bigg’s Nigerian music includes many kinds with associated dance steps, which has always been the proper reaction to such music.
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Zee World Excites Viewers With Exciting Lineup For 2020

Zee World Excites Viewers With Exciting Lineup For 2020 Popular entertainment channel, Zee World, has announced its new programme lineup on its channel, available on DStv channel 166 and GOtv channel 25.
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Chelsea Plot First Premier League Home Win against Liverpool

Both Chelsea and Liverpool Champion League campaign was dented a big blow on Tuesday. While the Blues lost 1-0 at home to Valencia, the defending champions suffered a 2-0 loss to Napoli in Naples and both teams will be hoping to bounce back to winning ways in the Premier League. The huge task before the The post Chelsea Plot First Premier League Home Win against Liverpool appeared first on THISDAYLIVE ...
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LAVER CUP: Nadal, Federer Turn from Rivals to Teammates  

Rafael Nadal insists his Grand Slam tally is just a number and that the ‘Big Three’ are winning titles their own “special” way. Nadal and Federer have gone from great rivals to team-mates for Team Europe at the third edition of the Laver Cup this weekend. All the pre-tournament hype has been about the competition The post LAVER CUP: Nadal, Federer Turn from Rivals to Teammates   appeared first on THISDAYLIVE ...
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