Thursday, July 9, 2020

8 Candidates Contesting For Director-General Of World Trade Organisation

Nominations for the Office of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has officially closed. As at close of nomination on July 8 2020, eight nominees from different countries had indicated interests.
The outgoing DG, Azevedo, will be stepping down on August 31, 2020.
Nominees are expected to answer questions from the General Council (involving all its member states) and the Press between 15-17 July, 2020. Several rounds of consultations will follow until a consensus is announced. The DG's role is expected to be primarily advisory, managerial and renewable after 4 years
Generally, the appointment of the WTO DG is by consensus of the General Council.
1. Seade Kuri Jesús (Mexico).
Jesús Kuri possesses unique experience in global trade negotiations and management of international financial crises.

Pogba Scores As Man United Beat Aston Villa By 3-0 This Night

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Paul and Bruno, sitting in a tree. This is a fine goal, another example of the burgeoning relationship between Fernandes and Pogba. Fernandes dragged the corner deliberately back to Pogba on the edge of the D, and he had an age to set himself and curl a low shot into the bottom corner.

Fernandes scored the first goal, Greenwood scored the second goal while Pogba scored the third goal for Man United tonight.

Hushpuppi's Lawyer Said He Is Into Real Estate, Not A Fraudster

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Gal Pissetzky, counsel for alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, says his client is not a fraudster.

Pissetzky of Pissetzky & Berliner said Hushpuppi ran legitimate businesses including real estate, according to Forbes.
NEWSMEN had earlier reported that the 37-year-old was arrested in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by the Dubai Police.

Actress, Funke Akindele Buys Actor Pa James A New House After Losing Home To Flood

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Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has gifted a brand new apartment to veteran Nollywood actor PA James. This came after the actor announced his house located in Oke Isagun community of Oke Odo LGA in Lagos was destroyed by flood after heavy rainfalls.

Announcing the kind gesture by Funke Akindele, actress Kemi Korede via Instagram wrote: “On behalf of PA JAMES, I Want to say Big thank you to @funkejenifaaki

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Magu Thrown Into A Cell Like A Thief, Detained By Police In Abuja

Magu detained after Ayo Salami led committee finished interrogating him yesterday at 10pm. Some of the allegations against him: 
1. Discrepancies in recovered funds. 
2. Leaking reports to the media before going to Court.
3. Sale of seized assets to cronies, associates and friends.
4. Missing N35 billion.
5. Not providing enough evidences for the extradition of Diezani Alison-Madueke.
6. Ignoring court order to unfreeze a N7 billion judgment in favour of a suspect.

The ordeal of Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, got worse on Monday evening when he was thrown into a cell at the Force Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters in Area 10, Federal Capital Territory, shortly after

Singer Naira Marley To Dash This Old Man N1Million For Performing Mafo

The popular Nigerian musician, Azeez Adeshina Fashola better known by his stage name as Naira Marley has given an aged old man who sang his song, “mafo” from “head to toe” without mincing words.
The grandpa whose video has gone viral is identified as Jude Chukwuka. The video dazzled a lot of social media users because it’s rare to see an elderly man grooving to contemporary songs and even miming it word for word.
It is next to myth to see old men getting familiar with current Nigerian songs since many of his age caliber reflect on nostalgic art but Jude did otherwise.
The Oldman, Jude Chukwuka sang the song correctly without twisting the lyrics nor finding it difficult to deliver exactly as Naira Marley sang it.
This viral video dazzled the musician, Naira Marley, this made

632 Graduating Students Fail Nigeria Law School Final Bar Examinations

Five graduating students of the Nigerian Law School have made First Class, while 632 of the students failed the Bar Final Examinations, the Director-General of the school, Prof. Isa Chiroma (SAN), has said.
Chiroma said in a statement on Sunday that the Council of Legal Education had a virtual meeting for the consideration and approval of the release of the results of the final examinations conducted in January this year.
He said the five First Class students placed under the category of ‘outstanding performance’, constituted 0.2 per cent of the 2,515 students who sat the examinations.
He said the 632 who failed were 25.12 per cent of the grand total of students.
A breakdown of the results released by Chiroma read, “Outstanding performance: Candidates graded in First Class: 5 (0.2 %).

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Popular Nigerian Singer Skiibii Has Completed His Mansion

Nigerian singer, Abbey Elias also known as Skiibii has acquired a multi-million naira house in Lagos. In a post shared via his Instagram page on Sunday, July 5, 2020, the music star announced that he is now a landlord.
"Double celebration 🍾 💡 BIRTHDAY and NEW CRIB #alhamdulilah," he captioned the photos.
He was born on July 5 and grew up in Surulere, Lagos. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication from University of Ado Ekiti now Ekiti State University.
He got his stagename, 'Skiibii' from his Uncle which means "a smart and sharp person". 
Skiibii who got signed under Five Star Music in December 24, 2014 recently released the video of his hit banger titled, "London" featuring Mavin artist, Reekado Banks currently enjoying

Mixed Reactions As Rapper Kanye West Declares For President.

American rapperKanye West, a vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump, announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Mr Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
"We must now realise the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States," West wrote in a Twitter post, adding an American flag emoji and the hashtag #2020VISION.
The deadline to add independent candidates to the ballot has not yet passed in many states.
West and his equally famous wife, Kim Kardashian West, have visited Mr Trump in the White House.

Elon Musk, the chief executive of electric-car maker Tesla and another

Atletico Madrid Prepare Bid For Samuel Chukwueze

Five Things You Didn't Know About Samuel Chukwueze | Liga de ...LaLiga giants Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Nigeria winger Samuel Chukuweze from Villarreal this summer. Chukwueze, who has scored three goals and recorded four assists for Villarreal this season has been linked with a number of top European sides.
Premier League clubs Chelsea and Liverpool are among the two clubs, who are reportedly interested in the the 21-year-old.
The versatile winger broke into Villarreal’s first team last season and was voted the club’s young player of the year at the end of the campaign.
According to Mundo

Hushpuppi Faces Up To 20 Years Imprisonment In America.

How Was Hushpuppi Arrested And Why? (Video) | AfridadsA Dubai resident who flaunted his extravagant lifestyle on social media has arrived in the United States to face criminal charges alleging he conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other scams, including schemes targeting a U.S. law firm, a foreign bank and an English Premier League soccer club.
Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37,

SPONSORED: Learn How To Speak Yoruba Language. Teacher, Endy Edeson (WATCH VIDEO)

The editor of Edeson Online News, Mr. Endy Edeson has just produced a Yoruba Video Tutorial tagged "Yoruba Language Lessons, Volume 1" .

Popular Nigerian Homosexual Bisi Alimi In Bed With His Husband

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Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi shared this loved-up photo of himself in bed with his husband, Anthony Davis on his instagram page.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Nigeria Govt Introduces Stamp Duty On House Rent Agreement, C Of O...

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said that henceforth, stamp duty will be paid on house rent and Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) in line with its new adhesive duty.
The FIRS Director, Communications and Liaison Department, Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.
Ahmad urged Nigerians and other residents to ensure that documents pertaining to rent or lease agreements for their homes or offices, C of O as well as a list of other common business-related transaction instruments are subjected to authentication with the new FIRS Adhesive Stamp duty.
He said this was necessary in order to give the instruments the force of law and make them legally binding on all parties involved in such transactions.
He added that the new FIRS Adhesive Stamp Duty came into being

OPay Shuts Down ORide, OCar, OExpress In Nigeria

Popular Chinese-owned African fintech startup, OPay, has announced it is suspending some of its Nigerian operations including ORide, OCar, and OExpress, excluding its payment operation, Opay.
In a statement on Thursday, the company said it is pausing some of its operations “due to the harsh business conditions which have affected many Nigerian companies, including ours, during this COVID-19 pandemic, the lockdown and the government ban.”
According to a statement issued by the company, Opay attributed the demise of the business units to “the harsh business conditions which have affected many Nigerian Companies”, the COVID-a9 Pandemic, the Lockdown, and the Lagos State Government ban on motorcycles.
The decision follows a memo sent by OPay’s investors to the Nigerian

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Manchester City Disgraced Liverpool By 4 - 0. (LIVE UPDATES: FULL TIME).

Image may contain: 1 person, playing a sport, stadium and outdoorAny hope for Liverpool this night? Second-Half now and City look set to hand Liverpool just their second Premier League defeat of the season. The Reds actually started the better of the two sides, with Salah inches away from giving them the lead amid a display of dominance in the opening stages.
However, Guardiola’s side have gradually taken control, with uncharacteristically sloppy defending by the likes of Joe Gomez and Andy Robertson punished by the hosts’ ruthless attackers.
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