BREAKING: FG Suspends Proposed Telecoms Tax

The proposed tax on telecommunication services has been suspended.  Federal Government suspended the excise duty stating that the telecommunications sector is already overburdened by excessive and multiple taxation.  The suspension was announced by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Monday during the inaugural meeting of the Presidential Committee on Excise Duty for the Digital Economy Sector in Abuja.  According to the …

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Petrol Scarcity Looms As IPMAN Stops Supply

Some states are likely to experience fuel scarcity as the Suleja Depot branch of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) begins its three-day warning strike.  According to TheNation, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kaduna, Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger and others states will be affected by the strike.  Its chairman, Alhaji Yahaya Alhassan, who announced the stoppage of supply of the product from the depot, …

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Obi Group Demands Explanation From INEC Over PVCs Destroyed in Lagos, Rivers

The Peter Obi Support Network has called out the Independent National Electoral Commission.  The group demanded explanation from INEC over the mass dumping of Permanent Voter Cards in major cities in Lagos and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.  In a letter submitted to the electoral body and dated August 30, 2022, the group said the PVCs being exhumed from dumping sites and gutters exposed confidential information …

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Why I Stopped Going to Church – Stefflon Don

Stephanie Allen aka Stefflon Don, a British rapper, has revealed why she stopped going to church.  Recall that the British rapper is Burna Boy’s ex-girlfriend.  According to her, she stopped going to church because “it’s all about money”.  She disclosed this during an interactive Twitter session with her fans on Saturday.  During the session, which focused on various aspects of her life, a user asked: “Do you …

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If You See Me Trekking, Ignore – Chike Sells His Mercedes Benz-GLE To Raise Funds For Music

Chike Chike, a popular Nigerian singer, has disclosed that to sponsor his music career, he had to sell his car. Chike took to his Twitter page on Friday to make this known as it was his Mercedes Benz-GLE which was sold for the promotion of his newly released album, The Brother’s Keeper. He shared screenshots of a chat with the buyer and it could be …

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Pastor Adeboye Reacts To Dunsin Oyekan’s Accident

Pastor Leke Adeboye has praised God for saving the life of gospel act, Dunsin Oyekan who was involved in car accident.  Leke, is the son of the founder of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye.  Recall that the singer on Saturday survived a terrible motor crash along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway while on an evangelical mission with his team.  According to reports, the …

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Top Boko Haram Commander Surrenders To Troops In Borno (Photo)

Photo of a top commander of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group, Goni Farooq who surrendered to troops of the Nigerian Army has surfaced online.  A counterterrorism expert and crime reports analyst [@mobilisingniger] confirmed the report on Sunday.  The security expert said the Boko Haram fighter surrendered and gave up his firearms to troops manned at Banki in Borno State.  He said the latest victory …

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So Proud Of You – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Overjoyed As She Meets Chimamanda Adiche

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, was all smiles after meeting renowned author, Chimamanda Adiche.  The duo met in Italy during an event that centred on the role of trade, Africa’s development and the importance of gender in the recovery.  In the post shared on her verified Twitter page, the former Minister of Finance disclosed that it was a wonderful experience to …

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Organizers of Headies have continued to ignore my legendary contributions to the music industry for years – Music producer MasterKraft laments

Music producer, MasterKraft has called out the organizers of the Nigerian music awards, The Headies for ignoring his contributions to the Nigerian music industry for years. Recall that the 15th edition of Nigerian music awards The Headies took place last night in the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta On Sunday, September 4th. This marked the first time the show was been held outside …

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How D’Prince convinced me to do Afrobeats instead of Rap – Rema reveals

Award winning singer Rema is undoubtedly taking Nigeria music globally. Rema has given credit to D’Prince for seeing something in him he never knew was there. Rema, who is signed to Jonzing Records, said that he was into rap when his boss, D’Prince scouted him and gave him a record deal. The ‘Calm Down’crooner revealed that the singer and music executive convinced him to switch …

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“Example Of What A Winner Should Look Like”- Reactions as Teddy A & Liquorose are announced Hosts of Green October Event

Congratulations in order as Reality TV stars, Liquorose & Teddy A were unveiled as the hosts of this year green October event, they are also on the cover of the La Mode Magazine for September edition. Liquorose shared these photos on her page, with caption: “September Edition Cover Alert💃💃 : La Mode Magazine 79th edition ,September Issue featuring the hosts for Green October Event 8th …

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Buju BNXN Expresses Love For Ruger, Begs Sanwo-Olu To Help Ship His Bentley To Lagos [Video]

Winner of the 2022 Headies Awards ‘Next Rated’ category, Buju BNXN, puts his beef with Mavin Records singer and challenger Ruger aside to express his love for him during his acceptance speech at the award ceremony. BNXN also seeks the support of the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to help him ship the 2022 Bentley Bentayga automobile attached to winning the ‘Next Rated’ category of …

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After Oniru Building Collapsed, Lagos Planning Commissioner Resigns

Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Idris Salako, has resigned. Gbenga Omotoso, the Commissioner for Information made the announcement in a statement on Monday, September 5. Omotoso said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has accepted the resignation. The official noted that Salako’s exit “is a prelude to the restructuring of the Ministry and its agencies”. Sanwo-Olu thanked him for his services and wished him …

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Governor Discovers 4,000 Teachers In Niger State Are Unqualified, Reveals Next Action

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has said he will not sack 4,000 unqualified teachers he discovered in the state.  Recall that the governor had inaugurated a committee on a headcount of teachers across public schools in the state that made the discovery.  From the exercise, the government said it discovered that there were 80% qualified teachers in the state.  However, it was discovered that a chunk …

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Kidnapped Zamfara Worshippers Working On Bandits’ Farmlands

File Photo Forty-four workers kidnapped from a mosque in Zamfara community last Friday have been subjected to physical labour in the farmland of their abductors. Residents told Daily Trust that the bandits had called to tell relatives that the captives were with them and working on their millet and sorghum plantations but had yet to demand ransom.“Our millet plantations are due for harvest and the …

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Nigerian Military Have Substantially Defeated Boko Haram, Bandits – FG

The Federal Government has boasted that terrorists are now on the run because the Nigerian military has substantially defeated them.  Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, made the disclosure at a joint press briefing held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday.  Lai Mohammed was joined at the briefing by three other ministers namely Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Defence); Rauf Aregbesola (Interior) and …

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