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NCC warns operators against sale of pre-registered SIM

It's only fair to share...The Nigerian Communications  Commission ( NCC) has issued a stern warning to telecommunications companies operating in the country to immediately stop the sale of pre-registered SIM cards. In a statement signed by the Director of Public Communications, Tony Ojobo, the Commission warned of dire consequences for flouting the relevant sections of the law prohibiting sale of ...

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Update: Two confirmed dead in Abuja Building Collapse

It's only fair to share...Two people have been confirmed dead after a four-storey building collapsed in Abuja, trapping at least eight people on Monday. Rescue workers on Tuesday recovered two bodies from the debris of the structure at Gwarinpa, Abuja. Six people had earlier been rescued. The first body was lifted from under the rubble at about past 2PM, while ...

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Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, impeached

It's only fair to share...Brazil’s Senate has removed President Dilma Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. Sixty-one Senators against 20 voted in favour of the impeachment Wednesday. Ms Rousseff was suspended in May after the Senate voted to go ahead with the impeachment process. Brazil’s lawmakers accused her of re-assigning funds between budget items. Her critics said she was ...

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Economic Crises! DANGOTE HAS BECOME POORER!

It's only fair to share...Aliko Dangote has suffered a $5.4 billion loss which translates to about N1.35 trillion. Nigeria’s current economy crisis has taken a toll on Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, resulting in the Nigerian billionaire losing $5.4 billion in fortune since this year. Dangote’s wealth loss has been attributed to the slump in commodities prices and the devaluation ...

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Turkish prosecutors issue 35 arrest warrants for journalists

It's only fair to share...Turkish prosecutors should cancel orders for the detention of 35 journalists, and authorities should unconditionally release all journalists already jailed, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Police Tuesday detained at least nine of the journalists on the list, according to press reports. “Turkey is detaining journalists and shutting down news outlets faster than any other ...

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Angry Nigerians blast CNN over ‘Zuckerberg visits Sub-Sahara Africa’ headline

It's only fair to share...International broadcaster, the Cable News Network (CNN), has angered Nigerians for omitting the country’s name in the headline of a report announcing the visit of Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, to Africa’s most populous country. The headline mentioned Sub-Saharan Africa as Mr. Zuckerberg’s destination. The Facebook founder visited Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, on Tuesday, and interacted with ...

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Nigeria officially in recession, GDP growth drops to -2.06%

It's only fair to share...The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the much-awaited Gross Domestic Product figures for the second quarter of 2016 with the GDP growth rate sliding further from -0.36 per cent in the first quarter to -2.06 per cent year-on-year.   The negative growth rate recorded in the second quarter of this year is a confirmation ...

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Herdsman arrested with AK 47 rifle, live ammunition in Enugu

It's only fair to share...A herdsman has been arrested with an AK-47 assault rifle and 24 rounds of live ammunition in Enugu.   The Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who announced the arrest on Tuesday, identified the herdsman as Ibrahim Adamumale.   Adamumale, said to be about 20 years old, is from Nasarawa State. ...

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Declare War on Niger Delta Avengers or Leave Boko Haram Alone – Northern Elder Tells Buhari

It's only fair to share...Ango Abdullahi, a former presidential adviser to Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare war on the Niger Delta Avengers or he should “leave Boko Haram alone”. Professor Ango Abdullahi According to a Vanguard report, Professor Abdullahi made this call during a the launch of two books authored by ...

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OHAKIM WRITES TO GOV. OKOROCHA ON 10 KEY AREAS OF GOVERNANCE, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

It's only fair to share...Leaked!!! RESCUING THE CONFUSED RESCUER (A MUST READ)   His Excellency Governor of Imo State Government House Owerri, Imo State 22nd August, 2016   Attn.: Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha   CURRENT TREND OF EVENTS IN OUR STATE   I bring you warm greetings from my family, and may the Almighty God continue to keep you and ...

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