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Nigeria cinema exhibitors lament loss of movies to Netflix, others

The Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) on Wednesday expressed worry over some movies going directly into movie streaming platforms, instead of cinemas where movies could be watched by a wider public. CEAN’s Chairman, Mr Patrick Lee, told NAN in Lagos that the cinema experience is different from watching a[Read More…]

‘It’s who I am’: US First Lady, Jill Biden, resumes job as college teacher

Jill Biden, wife of the United States president, Joe Biden, has gone back to her whiteboard. After months of teaching writing and English to community college students in boxes on a computer screen, the first lady resumed teaching in-person Tuesday from a classroom at Northern Virginia Community College, where she[Read More…]

Buhari appoints Fatima Waziri-Azi as DG NAPTIP

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Fatima Waziri-Azi, as the Director-General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP. The announcement was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Wednesday. According[Read More…]

Wike warns oil companies against paying VAT to ‘Abuja people’; threatens to seal FIRS offices in Rivers

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned oil companies operating the state against paying their Value Added Tax (VAT) to “Abuja people”. He sounded the warning in Port Harcourt, the state capital during a stakeholders’ meeting with the oil companies and business owners. “I don’t want you to fall[Read More…]

Igboho’s associates’ case file stolen from us by ‘one chance’ robbers, DSS tells court

The Department of State Service (DSS) has claimed that the case file of the suit filed by the associates of Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho, has been stolen from one of its counsel who unknowingly boarded a vehicle occupied by “one chance” armed robbers. One chance robbers operate by disguising[Read More…]

Prince Kpokpogri: You’re not worthy of being called a man, Actress Georgina Onuoha blasts Tonto Dikeh’s ex-lover

A Nollywood actress, Georgina Chigozie Onuoha, has thrown her weight behind a colleague, Tontoh Dikeh following leaked audio allegedly by her ex-lover, Prince Kpokpogri, recording Tonto Dikeh pleading him not to leave her. Recall Totoh Dikeh and her ex-lover had been reported to have unfollowed each other earlier in the[Read More…]

el-Rufai: JAMB doesn’t give preferential cut-off marks to Northern students — Spokesperson

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reacted to a claim by the governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai that it gives preferential cut-off marks for students from the Northern region of the country. el-Rufai had during his appearance on Channels TV programme, Sunrise Daily said; “The north has[Read More…]

No plan to shut down telecom services in Kaduna — el-Rufai

The Governor Nasir el-RUfai led administration in Kaduna state has denied the state government has planned to shut down telecommunication services in the state. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Kaduna by Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication. According to the statement,[Read More…]

‘Nobody is perfect’: Reactions as Tega reunites with husband

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) ex-housemate, Tega, has finally reunited with her husband, Ajeboh Krislawrence, after her eviction from the reality show. Tega, a married mother of one was heavily criticised across Nigeria’s social media platform for her relationship with another housemate, Boma. Below are some reactions from Nigerians after watching[Read More…]

64-year-old man allegedly defiles 2-year-old girl in Ogun

Police Command in Ogun state has arrested a 64-year-old man, Taiwo Ayotunde, for allegedly defiling a two-year-old girl. Police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement that Ayorinde was arrested on Tuesday at Adiyan community in Agbado-Ifo Local Council Area. Oyeyemi explained that the arrest followed a complaint lodged by the victim’s mother.[Read More…]