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  • U.S. Jails Nigerian Animasaun for Wire Fraud And… - Twenty seven year-old  Animasaun, is one of two persons  named in a federal indictment for charges of aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit bank fraud, as well as aiding and abetting. He was traveling to the U.S. from Ghana, by way of Amsterdam, when he was arrested at the...
  • Prostitution and Voodoo: Over 1,000 Nigerian Girls in Danger in Italy - The International Organisation for Migration on Friday said thousands of Nigerian migrant girls brought to Italy were in great danger of being forced into prostitution in Europe. The number of female Nigerians, many of them minors, often naive about their fate at the hands of traffickers, arrived by sea in...
  • ‘My boyfriend treats me better than my husband’ - A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced one Rose James, 23, to two months in prison for adultery. The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, however, gave her N10,000 option of fine. The judge advised her to desist from committing offence and to be a decent woman. “You should...
  • Uber Begins ‘Selfie’ Real-time ID Checks in Nigeria - Technology transportation network company Uber is getting creative in improving driver and passenger safety and has just launched a new facial recognition system that takes selfies to identify drivers. Real-Time ID check, as the intelligent new safety feature is called, has now been introduced in Nigeria. Ghana and Kenya. It has...
  • Chelsea Most Expensive Player, Alvaro Morata Unveiled - Chelsea have completed the signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for £70.6million. The Spain striker flew into Heathrow terminal on Thursday, and the Blues have now confirmed the club-record deal after he passed his medical at Cobham. Morata has put pen to paper on a five-year contract at Stamford...

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U.S. Jails Nigerian Animasaun for Wire Fraud And…

Twenty seven year-old  Animasaun, is one of two persons  named in a federal indictment for charges of aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit bank fraud, as well as aiding and abetting. He was traveling to t...

Prostitution and Voodoo: Over 1,000 Nigerian Girls in Danger in...

The International Organisation for Migration on Friday said thousands of Nigerian migrant girls brought to Italy were in great danger of being forced into prostitution in Europe. The number of female Nigerians, many of t...

JUST IN: Fire Outbreak at Kuje Prison

A fire outbreak was recorded at the clinic of Kuje prison in Abuja on Friday. A senior officer of the Nigeria prison service, who disclosed this, said no life was lost. He added that the prison was not affected and that ...

CRK, IRK Reinstated as Separate School Subjects

The federal government has asked the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to reinstate the Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) and Islamic Religious Knowledge (IRK) as separate subjects in educat...

Nigeria’s Iheanacho Faces Life Jail for Beating Stepson to Death

Marvyn Iheanacho, 39, was found guilty of murdering little Alex Malcolm in a fit of rage, following a two week trial at Woolwich Crown Court. Convicted robber  Iheanacho, flew into a rage and attacked his girlfriend&#82...

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Uber Begins ‘Selfie’ Real-time ID Checks in Nigeria

Technology transportation network company Uber is getting creative in improving driver and passenger safety and has just launched a new facial recognition system that takes selfies to identify drivers. Real-Time ID check...

Nigeria Harmonises Telecoms Right of Way Charges

The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday  approved a policy to harmonise right of way charges payable by telecommunications companies and related public utility infrastructure on Local Governments, States and Fede...

MainOne Out of Service for 14 Days – Official

The Chief Executive Officer, MainOne, Ms. Funke Opeke, on Tuesday said the company’s submarine cable would be out of service for 14 days due to a fault. According to a statement in Lagos, Opeke said that the company ex...

Uber Taxi is Life Empowerment, Transforming Experiences- Nigerian Drivers

   Uber officially launched operations in Nigeria in July 2014, and since then, the technology company has been providing a safe, reliable and affordable transportation alternative for tens of thousands of Nigerians by...

Nokia 3310: Now the Chief Comer Mobile Phone

The classic mobile phone name, Nokia 3310, has been brought back to life by Finnish start-up HMD Global. The company is busy working on a number of new Android devices that will challenge the dominance of the iPhone, but...

U.S. Picks Five Nigerian TechWomen for Honour

Two of the Tech Women fellows, Carolyn Seaman and Damilola Anwo-Ade pose with CPAO Aruna Amirthanayagam, Ambassador W Stuart Symington and his wife, Susan. Embassy photo by Ola Aworinde. The United States have selected f...

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Skye Bank Admits Hiding $793.2M TSA Funds… UBA, Sterling, Fidelity...

 IN RESPONSE TO THE COURT DIRECTIVE TO REMIT $793.2 MILLION ALLEGEDLY HIDDEN IN SEVEN COMMERCIAL BANKS, UBA, FIDELITY BANK AND STERLING BANK HAVE DENIED HAVING ANY MONEY IN THEIR POSSESSION. Although Skye bank admitted ...

Nigeria Banks Simplify Payment Systems with mVisa App

Diamond Bank, First Bank and Fidelity among the major commercial banks that have formally adopted mVisa, the new payment technology solution introduced to integrate a common payment system for the banks and that will als...

Ericsson Connects Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge with Free Wifi

Ericsson has been unveiled as the internet connectivity partner for Stamford Bridge – Chelsea Football Club’s home stadium in Fulham, London. Free Wi-Fi coverage will be provided via the Small Cell as a Service conne...

We’re Still Open to Foreign Investors, says 9Mobile

‘We’ll Listen When There is Good Offer’ Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited, previously trading as ‘Etisalat Nigeria’may not have shut its door to new international telecommunicatio...

Cisco Partners University of Jos on African Academy Safari

Global tech group, Cisco, has reaffirmed its commitment to technological advancement, innovation and human capital development initiatives in Nigeria Olakunle Oluruntimehin, Cisco’s General Manager, has said,while spea...

Etisalat Confirms 9mobile as New Brand Name

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited, which previously traded as Etisalat Nigeria, on Tuesday confirmed changing its trading name to 9mobile. The company’s new chief executive officer, Boye Olusanya, in ...

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Chelsea Most Expensive Player, Alvaro Morata Unveiled

Chelsea have completed the signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for £70.6million. The Spain striker flew into Heathrow terminal on Thursday, and the Blues have now confirmed the club-record deal after he passed his...

Former NFL footballer O.J. Simpson Granted Parole after 9 Years...

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center. (Lovelock Correctional Center via AP) A parole board in Nevada has granted parole to former NFL player O...

NEYMAR ACCEPTS €222M PSG DEAL AS BARCELONA FRUSTRATION GROWS

The Brazilian forward, who is rated as one of the best players on the planet, feels isolated and unsettled in Camp Nou Neymar is NOW ready to leave Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in a deal worth €222 million after g...

How Roger Federer Spent the Night He Won His 19th...

Roger Federer admitted that he stayed out until 5am celebrating his record breaking eighth Wimbledon triumph, before re-appearing at SW19 just a few hours later. And the 35 year-old Swiss also told the younger generation...

Federer’s Wimbledon Success Sparks Fight for Top ATP Ranking

Roger Federer Newly crowned eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has half an eye on the number one ranking after rising back to third in the world with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 defeat of Marin Cilic in the weekend final at...

ENTERTAINMENT[ View All ]

I Am Not Dead – Don Moen Speaks Out on...

Popular American singer, songwriter and global Evangelist, Don Moen has debunked the rumours that went viral of his death on Social media on Wednesday. The American worship leader who dispelled the death rumour in a twee...

PHOTOS News as Kim Kardashian Rocks Sheer Bra Top, Velvet...

  Still turning heads! Kim Kardashian stepped out in NYC on Monday in an eye-catching ensemble. The 36-year-old rocked a sheer bra top and blazer with velvet leggings and clear plastic heels. The racy look showed off Ki...

Wizkid Calls Davido ‘Frog Voice” in Tweet Rant

Rants between two of Africa’s biggest pop stars thickens with the fresh post from Ayo Balogun popularly called Wizkid .  In the tweet Wizkid fired a shot back at his counterpart, David Adeleke aka  Davido and the...

Kanye West Sue Jay Z Over ‘$3m Company Debt

Kanye West has left the Tidal stable, an online streaming service owned by rapper/hip-hop mogul Jay Z. According to TMZ, Tidal has threatened to sue West who is said to have been unhappy with the company for some time b...

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Sack National Legal Adviser Muiz Banire From APC – Prostesters

Scores of protesters on Tuesday asked for the expulsion of Muiz Banire from Nigeria’s governing All Progressives Congress, APC. Mr. Banire, the current National Legal Adviser of the party, is enmeshed in a controversy ...

PDP: Supreme Court’s Verdict Excites Jonathan

Ekweremadu: I pity Kogi people… their govt spent N12m to...

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says he has pity for the people of Kogi state for having Ibrahim Muhammad as attorney-general. Ekweremadu said this on the floor of the senate on Tuesday, while reacting to an adv...

BUHARI WILL BANISH POLITICAL ‘HYENAS’ UPON RETURN FROM SICK LEAVE,...

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been off work for longer than he’s been in office this year. The 74-year-old leader has been on sick leave in the U.K. since May 7. The Nigerian government has refused to ...