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NIMASA denies allegation of bribery in $429m Isreali deal

  The management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has denied stories making the rounds that the Federal Ministry of Transport and the Agency officials were involved in a bribery scandal concerning the sum of US$429 million maritime security contract with an Israeli firm, insisting that “there is no truth in the publication whatsoever.”   According to ... Read More »

South African woman jailed 3 years for racist rant

A South African court on Wednesday sentenced a white woman to three years in prison for yelling racist abuse at a black policeman, in a case that laid bare attitudes that endure more than two decades after the end of apartheid. In a ruling that lawyers believed to be the first prison term imposed in South Africa for verbal racial ... Read More »

JAMB releases more withheld 2018 UTME results

More of the withheld 2018 UTME results have been uploaded on JAMB portal. Candidates yet to see their results can proceed to check if theirs have been uploaded as well. If yours is still not available, just keep checking, hopefully you will get good news soon. How To Check Your Result Visit the JAMB Result Checking Portal for 2018by clicking here Enter ... Read More »

Zambia to make law regulating alcohol consumption

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it will soon introduce a bill in parliament aimed at controlling alcohol consumption in the country. The Minister of Religious Affairs and Guidance, Godfridah Sumaili, said the bill will act as a control measure against the increased levels of alcohol consumption in the country. The government, she said, was concerned about the abuse ... Read More »

RMAFC speaks on N13.5 million monthly allowance of senators

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), says only the management of the National Assembly Service Commission can explain the N13.5 million running cost being enjoyed by each senator. Ibrahim Mohammed, the Head, Public Relations, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, the Remuneration Act only covers salary and allowances but not running cost. ... Read More »

Nigerians react to Brymo’s ‘nude’ video

Nigerian singer, Olawale Ashimi, popularly known as Brymo, shocked Internet users on Wednesday after he went nearly nude in his new video titled, Heya. The afro-soul song is the lead single from his sixth album, Oṣó, a Yoruba word for wizard. In the video, Brymo, almost stark naked, emerges from the water and is seen walking around with nothing but ... Read More »

NITDA awards scholarship to 92 Nigerian postgraduate students

  The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has awarded 92 scholarships to Nigerians pursuing Masters and Doctorate degrees in relevant areas of Information Communication Technology, ICT, and ICT Law for the 2017/18 scholarship year. NITDA said the award was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive for human capital development. The scholarship scheme was established in 2010 with the ... Read More »

Finally, Linda Ikeji, popular blogger is engaged

Popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji is off the market as she got “hooked” by her former boyfriend, according to media reports. According to the reports, Linda’s ex-boyfriend recently relocated to Nigeria where the lovebirds decided to rekindled their love affair. Though Linda is yet to confirm the story; her sister Sandra, however, confirmed the good news on her instagram handle ... Read More »

IGP Idris removes Kogi police commissioner over escape of suspects

    The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday, ordered the immediate removal of Ali Janga, the police commissioner in Kogi. Mr. Janga was removed alongside some other senior police officers in the state for their role in the alleged escape of some suspects who were arrested in connection to the ongoing case involving Dino Melaye, a senator from the state. ... Read More »

Archbishop of Canterbury offers to mediate to bring peace to Nigeria

  The Archbishop of Canterbury has renewed his offer to try and help bring peace to Nigeria, which continues to struggle with violence in some parts of the country. Most Rev Justin Welby raised the issue in the House of Lords on Tuesday. He said: “I once again exhort President Muhammadu Buhari and other authorities, civil and religious, national and ... Read More »