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In Kano, shariah police Hisbah, ban use of mannequins by tailors, boutique owners

Hisbah, the Islamic religious police in Kano has announced ban on use of mannequins to display clothes by tailors, supermarkets and boutique owners in the state. Commander of the state Hisbah board, Sheikh Aroun ibn Sina, who announced the ban in the state, added that the use of mannequins by[Read More…]

Don’t trivialise crimes committed by bandits – MURIC says

An Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has warned against trivialising crimes committed by bandits and herders. Professor Ishaq Akintola, the director of the organisation, gave the warning in a press release issued on Saturday, 26th June, 2021 did not name names but Islamic Cleric only recently[Read More…]

Telecoms workers to begin warning strike on Tuesday

Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has mobilised its members for a three-day warning strike on Tuesday, June 15 (tomorrow) at midnight over alleged violation of labour laws and disregard for decent conditions of employment. In a statement made available to Journalists, the association disclosed that[Read More…]

Lagos State Assembly to amend pension reform law

Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday during plenary proposed to amend the Lagos State Pension Reform Law, CAP L52, Laws of Lagos State, 2015 and Cap C136, Amendment of 2018. The Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa who presided over the plenary said: “The issue of pension has become a very disturbing[Read More…]

Gunmen abduct businessman in Kano

A business in Kano State, Emmanuel Eze has been abducted as gunmen invaded Kore in the Dambatta Local Government Area on Thursday night. NewsWireNGR learnt that the gunmen struck around 10:30pm on Thursday. According to an eyewitness account, the bandits, who arrived in the town in large numbers shot sporadically[Read More…]

‘Femi was a great man who dedicated his life to serving Nigeria’ – Fiancée Of late NAF Pilot bids emotional farewell

Bunmi Oladuntoye, the fiancee of Flight Lieutenant T.O Asaniyi, who died alongside the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers in the air crash at the Kaduna airport last Friday, May 21, bid an emotional farewell to her fiancee. Taking to her Twitter account on Sunday[Read More…]

Fintech company, Flutterwave announce partnership with PayPal

Nigeria’s financial technology company, Flutterwave has announced a new collaboration with global payment solutions platform, PayPal. The co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Olugbenga Agboola made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday. He said that the partnership is a step towards Flutterwave becoming the largest payment infrastructure in Africa. PayPal[Read More…]

Ikorodu Bois, Emmanuela nominated for Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Nigerian internet sensation, Ikorodu Bois and Comedienne, Emanuella Samuel famously known as Emmanuela, have been nominated for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2021 under the favourite African social media star category. Their nominations were announced in the Nickelodeon’s website on Monday. The stars took to their social media pages to[Read More…]

Estonia gets first female prime minister

Pro-business europhile Kaja Kallas is to be Estonia’s first female prime minister after parliament on Monday voted in her new coalition. Kallas, a 43-year-old former MEP and leader of the Reform Party, is the daughter of the Baltic state’s former prime minister Siim Kallas. She will govern in a coalition[Read More…]

Over 15 million Nigerians abuse drugs – NDLEA new boss promises to end drug abuse

Buba Marwa, the newly appointed Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,  NDLEA has expressed concerns over the number of people who abused drugs in the country. Speaking in a press conference to mark his assumption into office on Monday, Marwa said there are more than 15 million drug[Read More…]