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Press News: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1.President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Registrar, National Examination Council, NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe and dismissed four top management officials of the council over a series of allegations. Their removal was as a result of recommendations by a panel investigating allegations of misconduct levelled against them …

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Why will I be afraid of General Buhari who does not have WAEC, not respected by his wife — Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, the former aide to then President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to querry why he was not afraid of President Muhammadu Buhari, a retired military general and keep hailing insults on him. Omokri, who often refered to the president by his General military rank, said on his Facebook page that he would not be …

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Don't project your personal traumas and fears unto your daughters – Sophia Momodu writes young mothers

Don’t project your personal traumas and fears unto your daughters – Sophia Momodu writes young mothers

Sophia Momodu, mother of Davido’s first child, Imade, took to her Instagram page to share some wise words to young mothers. Among the many advice she gave in her post, is that mothers should try everything within their power not to ”project their personal fears or trauma unto their daughters.” She encouraged mothers to pursue …

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Lady who converted to Muslim to marry rejected by man’s family because she is Igbo

A Nigerian lady identified as Rosemary Ocheze has revealed how she was willing to take up a new way of life for the Muslim man she wanted to marry. Rosemary stated that in a bid to impress the family of her man, she had to learn the Quran, start putting on hijab and learnt how …

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Electricity in Nigeria is a luxury and for the elite – NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari

The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari has expressed disappointment with the state of power generation in Nigeria. Speaking at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit which provided opportunity for the signing of a $1.1 million grant between Nigeria and the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) as part-funding for …

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ICYM: Bobrisky, Tonto Dikeh set to hold first lesbian wedding in Nigeria hints about wedding

Nigerian cross-dresser Bobrisky has asked for Tonto Dikeh’s hand in marriage in an attempt to make history together. The controversial celebrity said she wants to marry the actress so they can be the first lesbians to have a wedding ceremony in Nigeria. Bobrisky also shared a note of warning to people who intend to be …

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Not part of Lagos plan– Fashola backs Sanwo-Olu over Okada ban

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has declared his support for Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s decision to ban Okadas, motorcycles. Fashola who was governor of Lagos state from from May 2007 to May 2015 and had banned Okada riders during his administration, showed his support behind Governor Sanwo-Olu’s decision when he spoke …

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OAU suspends, hands over lecturer to police for sexual assault of 19-year-old student

Mr. Monday Omo-Etan, a Chemistry lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University has been suspended by the institution’s management and handed over to the police over an alleged sexual molestation of a 19-year-old student. Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju who confirmed the development stated that the institution’s management is committed to the total …

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Buhari receives NYSC Corps members in appreciation of increased allowance

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme as a laudable one that needs to be sustained as it affords the opportunity for Nigerian youths to understand the country better. Buhari in a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said “People come from far …

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Iyabo Ojo blasts Faithia Williams on her birthday, calls her a witch

An angry Iyabo Ojo went for the head of an anonymous Nollywood elder who we have investigated to be Fathia Williams, former wife of Saheed Balogun. Iyabo claims Fathia is a serial back stabber. She bares it all on Instagram including a surgery she had which she claims same celebrity wished her dead rather than …

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Islamic council slams Adeboye, CAN for protesting against insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye have gotten a knock from the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) over the protest they embarked upon against insecurity across the country last weekend. NSCIA’s Director of Administration, Alhaji Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha …

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Okada ban: Horse ride from Ikoyi to Obalende is 3,500 Naira

Following Okada and Keke ban in Lagos by the governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, residents who cannot afford texi haves taken to a horse ride as alternatives. A show promoter has claimed that he was asked to pay 3,500 Naira for a horse ride from Keffi street, Ikoyi to Obalende. Instagram user @Iamstillonstill claims he waited for …

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Sanwo-Olu insists no going back on Okada, Keke ban in Lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said there is no going back on his administration’s decision to ban motorcycles aka Okada and Keke NAPEPs in the state. The governor said this while speaking at the formal launch of LAGFERRY operations, mobile app and commissioning of 14 commercial boats at Badore Ferry Terminal, Ajah today …

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If you apologize to Bishop Oyedepo, it is incomplete without recourse to me, my family” Bovi to ThisDay newspaper

Bovi has demanded for an apology from ThisDay newspaper after they apologized to Bishop Oyedepo for the false report that he was denied US visa. ThisDay editor issued an apology printed on their paper to the Winners Chapel founder. In the Editorial, it was stated that the report that Oyedepo was denied visa by the …

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Your name is Mohammed Sani not Nathaniel Samuel– Fani-Kayode exposes suicide bomber

He Is Not Nathaniel Samuel, Fani-Kayode Exposes ‘Real’ Identity Of Suspected Church Bomber Chief Femi Fani-Kayode on Monday, disagreed with earlier submissions that the arrested suicide bomber who attempted to blow up a church in Kaduna State is a Christian named Nathaniel Samuel. The former Aviation Minister, rather declared that the man is a Hausa …

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Thank God sisters I proposed to previously turned me down– Mike Bamiloye celebrates wife Gloria at 56

Gospel film maker, Mike Bamiloye, is all about thanking God today as his wife of 31 years, Gloria, turns 56 years old. In a post shared on his IG page, Bamiloye who is the head of popular Christian drama group, Mount Zion Faith Drama Ministry, thanked God specifically for allowing all the ladies he previously …

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