Save Money So Money Can Save You – Rapper Slimcase

Nigerian rapper, Slimcase has advised people to save for the rainy days. Urging his followers to “save money so money can save them”, he added that they should be prepared for how they will get treated when they are not needed, rather than when they are needed. Slimcase also stressed the need for one to keep their family close. See his posts below

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Malaysian Court Frees Four Nigerians Sentenced To Death On Drug Charges

Four Nigerians sentenced to death in Malaysia have been set free. A Court of Appeal in Malaysia set the four Nigerians, including two former students free after taking their appeals on the case of drug trafficking. In a report by Free Malaysia Today, a Nigerian trader, Chris Christian, and two former students, Mbachu Chibuzo and Mbuga Vincent, declined an offer by the prosecution to reduce …

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80 Nigerians to graduate from Business School Netherlands

Business School Netherlands has said 80 Nigerians who have successfully completed its Executive MBA programme are among the 2021 set of graduating students. The school, in a statement on Tuesday, said it had graduated over 6,000 Executive MBA holders from over 1,200 firms in over 55 countries. The Chief Executive Officer, BSN Nigeria, Prof. Lere Baale, reiterated the school’s resolve to groom thoroughbred professionals in …

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We Have Enough COVID-19 Vaccines To Cover 70% Of Nigerians – Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha, the secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), has disclosed that the country has enough vaccines to cover over 70 per cent of Nigerians before the end of 2022. Speaking at a national COVID-19 summit tagged ‘Pushing Through the Last Mile to End the Pandemic and Build Back Better’, the SGF stated that vaccines are safe and efficacious. Mustapha also revealed that …

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FG plans national housing bond for mass projects

The Federal Government on Tuesday proposed a national housing bond to enable developers of buildings to access financing for mass and affordable projects nationwide. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who made this public in Abuja, said there was the need to improve financing for the housing sector to the benefit of Nigerians both in urban and rural areas. Fashola said the bond …

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Decision on SIM-NIN linkage extension likely today, says NIMC

The spokesperson of the National Identity Management Commission, Kayode Adegoke has said that the institution is likely to reach a decision whether or not to extend the deadline for the SIM-NIN linkage today. He disclosed this today in an interview with our correspondent. He said, “I can’t say anything for now. But there is a press release waiting for the minister’s approval that should be …

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Business can’t survive in Nigeria without generators, says Adesina

President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina has faulted the lack of reliable power supply as an obstacle to Nigeria’s industrial growth. He said this on Tuesday at the 49th annual general meeting of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria in Abuja. Adesina stated that Nigerians spend $14 billion yearly on generators and fuel. He also quoted a report by the International Monetary Fund which …

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‘Food Has Finally Finished’ – Nigerians Drag Fani-Kayode After He Called Gumi a Venomous Snake

A member of the All Progressives Congress, Femi Fani-Kayode has been blasted by Nigerians after he took to Facebook to condemn controversial Islamic cleric, Ahmed Gumi. This is over Gumi’s alleged support for bandits and terrorists. Fani-Kayode had in a Facebook post described Gumi as a venomous snake and a wolf in sheep’s clothing for kicking against calls by Nigerians urging President Muhammadu Buhari to …

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180 Million Telephone Lines Linked With NIN

The number of telephone lines linked with the National Identity Numbers have been made public. According to the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Danbatta, over 180 million telephone lines are now linked with NIN. Danbatta made the disclosure on Tuesday. He said this following the capturing of over 60 million Nigerians by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in …

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“We Need to Apologize to Ozo” – Nigerians React After Saga Failed His Secret Task

Nigerians have expressed disappointment with Saga after he divulged the secret prank Biggie asked him to play on his love interest, Nini. Sadly, Saga failed the task today by revealing it to Nini after she got into a fight with Cross this morning, Wednesday. Saga was told that he will be finely rewarded if he’s able to stick to his guns and carry out the …

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Gulder Ultimate Search returns to TV screens

Popular Nigerian reality television show, Gulder Ultimate Search has returned to the television screen after a seven-year break. The show which borders on the survival instincts of its contestants dominated the Nigerian airwaves in the early 2000s. The show which began in 2004 ran for 11 seasons before its hiatus in 2016. A brainchild of Nigerian Breweries Plc, the show has produced some talents who …

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Forex supply: Banks’ documentation process cumbersome, says FDC

The Financial Derivatives Company Limited has described the documentation process required by banks for the sale of foreign exchange as cumbersome, saying this will pose a challenge to the public. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, had last week, at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting, announced the stoppage of forex sale to the Bureaux De Change, saying they had turned themselves into …

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Olympics: FG silent on sanction as AFN takes responsibility for disqualified athletes

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has taken responsibility for the disqualification of 10 Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Tokyo Olympic games. This is as the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has kept mute over sanctioning of officials responsible for the “lapses”. During the championships, Okagbare and Oduduru faced disqualification scare for not partaking in the men’s and women’s 100m race. Also, neither the …

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UPDATED: NAFDAC approves Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved use of Moderna and AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines for emergency use. The AstraZeneca approved is from the Republic of Korea (SK Bioscience Co Limited) as a result of the stall in the procurement of AstraZeneca vaccine, also known as Covishield, manufactured under licence by Serum Institute of India, due to the …

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Sunday Igboho: Protest hits Ibadan over DSS raid

Supporters of wanted Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho have taken to the streets of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to protest last Thursday’s midnight raid by the Department of State Services on the residence of the Yoruba nation activist. The protesters gathered in front of Igboho’s house in the Sooka area of Ibadan from where they took to the streets around …

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See challenges that may confront APC after Buhari’s exit in 2023 – Lawan reveals

…advices party leaders to divest power to youths to sustain legacies By Ogechi Okorie ABUJA – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has revealed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) may face challenges after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari from office in 2023, except timely interventions are taken to avert same. In a statement signed by the Special Assistant (Press) to the President of the Senate, Ezrel …

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