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Saturday, February 24, 2024

Qatar Rejects Tinubu’s Proposed Business Meeting

The government of Qatar has rejected President, Bola Tinubu’s request to visit the country for a business and investment meeting over legal disagreement.

The Qatari authorities in a letter sent to Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday, said that the Middle East country would not be able to welcome Tinubu and hold the proposed forum intended to hold on March 2 and 3.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Lion Kills Staff At Obafemi Awolowo University Zoo

A staff member of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife Zoological Park, Olabode Olawuyi, has been killed by a nine-year-old lion in the zoo.

A statement released by the public relations officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, said Olawuyi, until his death was a Veterinary Technologist, who had been in charge of the Zoological garden for over a decade.

Sunday, February 18, 2024

BUA Cement Announces 50% Salary Increment For Staff As Price Of Cements Increase

 He said the salary increment would cover both permanent/regular and non-permanent staff with effect from February 1, 2024. Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, says the company has approved a 50 per cent salary increment for staff across board.

Mr Rabiu made the disclosure in an internal memo signed on Sunday in Lagos by Mohammed Wali, BUA’s head of human resources.

Friday, February 16, 2024

Nigeria Is Experiencing Such Extreme Heat These Days


Nigerians, especially those in the urban city of Lagos, are currently experiencing a heat wave. Heat waves are abnormally hot weather with or without high humidity.

1. Overpopulation and building construction

As Nigeria's population grows, more vegetation is cleared for people to build houses and roads. In 2022, Statistic reports that roughly 15.4 million people lived in Lagos, Nigeria, making it the largest city in Africa

Monday, February 12, 2024

Ivory Coast Wins 2024 African Cup Of Nations

 Ivory Coast have won the Africa Cup of Nations for the third time, drawing them level with Nigeria's three titles. Ivory Coast's previous triumphs came in 1992 and 2015. This is the first time the hosts have won this tournament since Egypt did so in 2006.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe, Wife & His 2 Children Die In Helicopter Crash


Herbert Wigwe, the group chief executive officer of Access Holdings Plc, was involved in a helicopter crash in the United States, on Friday.

Wigwe, his wife and son were in the helicopter when it crashed in California near the Nevada border, as well as Abimbola Ogunbanjo, the group chairman of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group).

Friday, February 9, 2024

Nollywood Actress Nancy Iheme Offers Threesome To Super Eagles Goal Keeper Stanley Nwabali

 Nancy Iheme may have got the best appreciation for Stanley Nwabali after his penalty heroics against South Africa at AFCON 2023.

Nollywood actress and celebrity Nancy Iheme says Super Eagles hero Stanley Nwabali deserves a sexual appreciation for his penalty heroics against South Africa at AFCON 2023.

Sunday, February 4, 2024

Tyla beats Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, & Asake To Win The Grammy Award For Best African Music Performance


Tyla, from South Africa, has won the 2024 Grammy Award for Best African Music Performance for her song “Water.” 

This is the inaugural year for the category, in which Asake and Olamide (“Amapiano”), Ayra Starr (“Rush”), Burna Boy (“City Boys”), and Davido featuring Musa Keys (“Unavailable”) were also nominated.

82-year-old Nangolo Mbumba Sworn In As Fourth Namibian President

Eighty-two-year-old Dr. Nangolo Mbumba has been sworn in as the fourth President.

Mbumba is Namibia’s former Vice President and has held the position since 2018.

He was sworn in on Sunday by Chief Justice Peter Shivute in Windhoek, the country’s capital.

Born on August 15, 1941, Mbumba is a member of the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO). He headed several Namibian ministries: Agriculture, Water and Rural Development (1993–1996), Finance (1996–2003), Information and Broadcasting (2003–2005) Education (2005–2010) and Safety and Security (2010–2012).

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Edeson Website Design Training Class At Ikotun Lagos

 Register At Edeson ICT / Website Design  Training Class At Abaranje Road Ikotun Lagos - Suite 8 Abioye Plaza. In this training, We teach Website Design with WordPress and how to get Clients as a Website Designer.  

Edeson InfoTech Global Service, the parent company of Edeson Online News, is now open for physical ICT training at Ikotun, Lagos.

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

NBA Sues Culture Minister Musawa and Kenny Ogungbe For Serving At Old Age


The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has urged the Federal High Court, Abuja to sack the Minister of Art, Culture and Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa, for violating the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Act.

The NBA also asked the court to compel the NYSC to nullify the certificates given to Musawa and to music executive Kenny Ogungbe.

The association said the issuance of the certificates was contrary to the provisions of NYSC Act Cap N84.LFN 2024.

Recall that Kenny Ogungbe, 53, announced in Oct. 2023 that he had just passed out from NYSC and he shared photos from his passing out parade .

Also, recall that the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, had accused Musawa in August 2023 of serving as a minister while undertaking the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps scheme.

Reacting the NBA sued Musawa, Ogungbe, NYSC, and the Federal Government of Nigeria.

CAF Clears Chukwueze, Osimhen, Moses Simon On Doping Tests


African player of The Year, Victor Osimhen and other two Super Eagles players, Moses Simon and William Troost-Ekong passed the Confederation of African Football (CAF) random anti-doping tests and are free to take part in their quarter-final clash with Angola on Friday, BSN sports.com.ng reports.

 CAF picked Nigeria international striker Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles winger and defender, Moses Simon and William Troost-Ekong for random drug tests after their last group match and 2-0 Round of 16 victory over Cameroon.

Elon Musk Reveals First Human Patient Has Received A Brain Implant From Neuralink


Neuralink’s billionaire founder, Elon Musk said the first human received an implant from his brain-chip startup on Sunday, Jan. 28, and is recovering well.

He disclosed this in a post on X on Monday, Jan. 29.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had given the company clearance last year to conduct its first trial to test its implant on humans.

“Initial results show promising neuron spike detection,” Musk added.

Sunday, January 14, 2024

AFCON 2024; Super Eagles draw 1-1 to Equatorial Guinea

Nigeria’s Super Eagles face Equatorial Guinea in their opening fixture of the 2023 African Cup of Nations campaign in Ivory Coast.

The match kicks off at 3 pm (Nigerian time) as Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, and Alex Iwobi, among others lead Nigeria’s attack.

Friday, January 12, 2024

Dangote Refinery Begins Operations In Lekki, Lagos


The Dangote Refinery in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, has started production. 
The largest single-train refinery in the world located in Nigeria’s commercial hub began production in the early hours of Friday.

Dangote Oil Refinery is a 650,000 barrels per day (BPD) integrated refinery project under construction in the Lekki Free Zone near Lagos, Nigeria.

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Female Banker, Amarachi Ugochukwu Commits Suicide In Lagos


Reports reaching us are that a certain Amarachi, who is a staff of Globus Bank, Ikorodu, Lagos committed suicide yesterday. Amarachi Ugochulwu aged 32, Marketing staff of Globus Bank, Ikorodu, Lagos was found dead in the staff toilet of the bank with a suicide note and empty snipper bottle suspected to have been taken by her to aid her suicide.
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