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Job: Nigeria, Britain partner to combat unemployment

The Nigerian government has expressed its willingness to partner with the British Government in tackling unemployment and creating job opportunities for young persons in the country. The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, with the Political Counsellor, British High Commission, Mr Dominic Williams. PHOTO: NAN The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, stated this when the Political Counsellor, British High Commission, Mr Dominic Williams, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. “We are ready to collaborate with our partners all over the world to open up avenues for job creation. We are open to all kinds of suggestions and levels of co-operation,” he said. He disclosed that the Government has opened up other sectors as part of efforts to diversify the economy from oil, which would, in turn, create room for employment. According to him, part of the efforts of Government to diversify the economy and boost job creation include empowering peopl…

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EFCC arraigns Jamb official who claim snake swallowed N35m

EFCC Arraigns Woman, Two others who Claim Snake Swallowed JAMB’s N35m The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today, Friday, May 31, 2019, arraigned Philomina Chieshe, the controversial official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, who claimed that the N35, 480, 000 (Thirty Five Million Four Hundred and Eighty Naira) being JAMB proceeds in her custody was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State JAMB office. She was arraigned before Justice Peter Affen of the FCT High Court, Maitama. Two other officials of JAMB also arraigned alongside Chieshe were Samuel Sale Umoru and Yakubu Jekada. The trio were arrested by the Commission in 2016, following an audit report indicting them over the alleged graft and were arraigned on charges bordering on fraud, misappropriation of funds and criminal breach of trust while holding sway as Jamb officials in Benue and Plateau States, respectively. Two of the suspects were arraigned on eight counts 1 to 7 charges but Philo…

Breaking!!! Naval Chief Implore Nigeria Military To See Spiritual Assistance

ABUJA —THE Chief of Naval Staff,Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, has said the military cannot achieve victory in any battle without spiritual support. Army To this end, he tasked military personnel to resort to God in the challenge they are faced with, insisting that spiritual development was what they needed to achieve victory in battlefield. Speaking on the occasion of the foundation laying ceremony of places of worship at Navy Town, Abuja, yesterday, the naval chief also attributed the country’s slow pace of development to the current spate of insecurity across some parts of the country. He said: The erection of appropriate places of worship within the barracks is equally as germane as the provision of living accommodation and other administrative and operational commitments. “This is because a balanced level of spiritual maturity is necessary for military personnel to maintain the required level of conceptual and moral component of his fighting power. “This will enable him to retai…

Federal Government declares Tuesday June 4th and Wednesday June 5th public holidays for Eid-Al -Fitr celebration

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr celebration. A statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barrister Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, congratulated Muslim faithfuls on a successful completion of the Ramadan Fast and enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation.

Pastor arrested over employment scam in Abuja

The Abuja police have arrested a pastor, Egbunu Vicent Onuche, 25, who specializes in employment racketeering after he duped one Ijeoma Ebenje of N200,000, with a promise of employment with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). The senior pastor of Spirit Embassy church located in Gwagwalada, explained that he met one Alhaji Sanusi Musa sometime back, who told him that if he had anybody looking for employment he can assist. Vincent then informed his friend Ekene, Ijeoma’s brother, who then told her about the offer. She was asked to pay the sum of N200,000, which she did and even got a confirmation email from the fraudster-created Immigration e-mail address. He said 16 other people also paid him the sums ranging from N200,000 to N300, 000 for employment into the Nigeria Prison Service and placement into the Nigeria Immigration Service before the arrest.

Court Convicts ATM Fraudster (photo)

The Makurdi Zonal Office of the EFCC, has secured the conviction of one Ikechukwu Sunday Onovo, an ATM fraudster. A statement from the antigraft agency says the Commission had arrested, investigated and taken Onovo before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon sitting at Federal High Court Makurdi, Benue State. Following a plea bargain arrangement between him and the Commission, he was re-arraigned on a one-count amended charge that replaced the initial charge against him. The count reads: “That you, Ikechukwu Sunday Onovo, on or about the 19th day of April, 2019 at Makurdi, in the Makurdi judicial Division of the Federal High Court did steal an electronic card to wit: A Union Bank Debit Card issued in the name of Mukhtar Ali and withdrew the sum of N390,000.00 from the said account and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 33(3) of the Cybercrime (prohibition prevention Etc.) Act, 2015.” He pleaded “guilty” to the charge. In view of his plea, the prosecuting counsel, Mary Onoja, ur…

Laspotech student, Mayowa commits suicide with sniper, after his girlfriend of 9 years left him (video)

A Nigerian man identified on Facebook as KingEzekiel Joseph Mayowa has committed suicide by drinking sniper after his girlfriend of 9 years abandoned him. Mayowa during a live video on his Facebook page, KingEzekiel Joseph Mayowa, last night, in his room was video’d crying while holding a bottle of sniper. According to what he said, he ‘lost his girlfriend’ when she went for NYSC. He says since his girlfriend got into the NYSC camp, she changed. He says the lady took advantage of a mistake that is 3 year old, as an advantage to break up with him. He advised the Federal government to scrap NYSC and also advise ‘men’ to make money before dating any woman. He reiterated that he’s tried his best, but it looked as though his girlfriend wanted someone who is financially buoyant. He says he’s been dating the said girl for 9 years, 3 months and 9 days. He says he pleaded and pleaded with the said girl, but she refused. In the video, he apologized to his mother for treading this path. He then…

GTBank, Mastercard, Visa Inc representatives to testify against Naira Marley

Naira Marley’s bail was set to two million yesterday after a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos granted him bail at his bail hearing yesterday, 30th of Mary 2019. The ruling judge, Justice Nicholas Onweibo imposed on the artiste a N2 million bail, with two sureties in like sum. The first surety must be a civil servant from the level of grade 10, while the second surety must have landed property. The Trial has been adjourned to October 22-24 and PUNCH is reporting that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to present about nine witnesses in its case against the musician. Court documents which were obtained by the correspondent of the reputable newspaper, reveal that the witnesses will give evidence of their investigation and tender exhibits, as well as reveal their findings to the court. Some of the witnesses are believed to be GTbank, Mastercard, Visa Inc.. and they are expected to tender relevant card and account details of the defendant to the court. Naira Marl…

Nigerian man explains why God designed sex for married people

A Nigerian man has taken to Twitter to explain why God designed sex for married people only. In his post, he cited the case of a virgin whose only experience ever is with her husband. Read below. “A virgin does not know whether her husband sexually satisfied her on the wedding night. She does not know if his pen!s is too small or too big as she has no experience and does not know what size is small or big. She does not know if he finished too early or lasted long as she does not know the correct time to finish because she has not been with a man before. She does not know if she’s satisfied or not because she has never experienced satisfaction and does not know it feels. She has no expectations whatsoever therefore she cannot be disappointed. She is not comparing her husband to anyone as there is no one to be compared with. Whatever she gets that night is her ultimate experience, whatever happens after that night can only be higher or lower than that first experience. If he lasts for …

Nigerian guy shades DJ Cuppy over the colour of her teeth; asks her to go for teeth whitening

A fan of billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy has taken to Twitter to advise her to go for teeth whitening cause he believes her teeth are not clean. His advise came after DJ Cuppy shared a video which shows her lamenting after Arsenal lost to Chelsea in the Europa League final played in Baku Azerbaijan on Wednesday. The guy took a screenshot of the singer and DJ crying and highlighted her teeth to show they are not clean. He then went on to advice her to go for teeth whitening which shouldn’t cost more than a million which is within something she can afford. He tweeted, Dear DJ Cuppy,
I don’t mean to be rude, but teeth whitening procedure can never cost up to 1million Naira. I’m sure it’ll even cost lesser abroad. You are a multimillionaire and a figure, you need the white teeth and you can afford it. Don’t be stingy please. Thanks. Love you. A Twitter user pointed out to him that the natural color of teeth is yellow. A) the natural color of a healthy human teeth is light yellow (B) Mind y…

Music: Mavins – All Is In Order ft. Don Jazzy, Rema, Korede Bello, DNA & Crayon

Mavins Record is here with a song from all of her signings, featuring their latest addition, Rema to the boss, Don JazzyKorede BelloDNA & Crayon. “All Is In Order” will be their joint collaboration after the departure of Reekado Banks and Tiwa Savage, just like their last collaboration, “Dorobucci”. Audio Player
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Lady killed three days after her traditional wedding as truck rams into 18-seater bus along Hawan- Kibo-Jos road

A fatal crash on the Hawan – Kibo – Jos road involving a truck with registration number BSA214XA, and a Toyota Hiace bus marked BSA453XJ has claimed seven lives including a newly-wedded First Class graduate, Amarachi Sandra Olua and a Lecturer with the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State. The fatal accident, which occurred Tuesday evening, also left six persons severely injured. It was gathered that the truck belonged to Dangote Company, while the bus was from God’s Time, is the Best Transport company in Jos. Sandra, who is a graduate of the Federal University, Lafia, had her traditional wedding on Sunday, May 26th in her hometown. She was travelling back when the tragic incident happened. She concluded her mandatory National Youth Service programme in March 2019. “The injured persons are currently receiving treatment at Salama hospital, Gidan-Waya, while the bodies of those who died were deposited at the morgue of General Hospital, Kafachan, all in Kaduna State.

News: Woman Pretends To Be Dead To Escape Fulani Herdsmen (See Photos)

Six members of a family were killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen inside their home in Dangwal village, Ganawuri district of Riyom local government of Plateau state along Jos-Kaduna-Abuja road on Monday night May 27th. According to reports, the gunmen arrived at Dangwal Village at about 8pm on Monday and headed straight to Lo-Gwong Du family house where they murdered 6 members of the family. Speaking to newsmen in Jos, one of the family members, Lyop Gideon, a 25 year- old mother of 1 and survivor of the attack said she escaped death by pretending to be dead. Lyop’s baby also survived the attack as the gunmen decided to spare the baby's life who at the time was in her grandmother's arm. The grandmother was however killed. Lyop's husband, Gideon Gyang, his two parents, two siblings and a cousin were all killed in the attack. "I laid flat on the ground as they opened fire, killing everyone. My baby yelled from my dead mother in-law's arms but she was unh…

Real Madrid Captain Said He Would Play For Free For Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos said he would 'play for free' for Real Madrid just three days after his president said he had asked to be allowed to leave for China. Florentino Perez said earlier this week: 'They [Ramos' representatives] asked to see me and they said they had a good offer from a club in China but due to the law in China they could not offer a transfer fee. Clearly it is out of the question that Real Madrid lets its captain leave for free. It would set a dangerous precedent.' Ramos said he spoke to the president on Wednesday and even invited him to share the stage in Thursday's press conference but he declined. Ramos said: 'I want to make it clear that I am staying because I don't think the doubts about this help anyone. 'There has been a lot of speculation. I want to stay here and I want to retire here. When I go I want it to be through the main exit as a winner. 'My relationship with the president is like father and son but sometimes father and so…

U-20 World Cup: Erling Braut Haaland Set New Record

The Salzburg starlet Haaland set new record as Norway thrash Honduras 12 goals to nothing. Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling  scored nine goals as he and Norway enjoyed a record-breaking day in a 12-0 demolition of Honduras in the Under-20 World Cup in Poland in their final Group C fixture. The 18-years-old Haaland opened the scoring for his side in the seventh minute and then ended the scoring in the 90th minute by scoring his 9th goal in a single match for Norway by beating the former 6 goals record set by Adailton, who scored six goals for Brazil in 1997. Norway became the first Country in the U-20 World Cup History to scored 12 goal in a single match by beating Brazil record of 10 goals in a single match. The 12 goal victory against Hondarusset the largest victory in a single match in the tournament history and it took Norway goal difference from +4 to +8,and it increases the odds of their qualification as one of the "best losers" for the round of 16.

Akin Alabi issues warnings to landlords who refuses to rent their houses to single ladies

NairaBET owner, Oloye Akin Alabi, who represents the Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal Constituency, has guaranteed to handle landowners in his electorate who oppress single ladies. 
The House of Representatives member took to Twitter soon after he accepted office to make this notice. He said...  "Any landlord in that turns down a woman in my constituency in Ibadan because she is single will see my red eye from next month.""There is something called discrimination. I won’t rent my house to single women. I won’t rent my house to blacks etc is DISCRIMINATION. Anyone that’s suffers this will have my backing and support to take on such landlords."

Nigerians scream “blood of Jesus” on plane as Ooni of Ife’s diviner performs traditional rite on flight (video)

There was mild drama aboard an Arik Aircraft recently as Nigerians grew scared and some began to plead the blood of Jesus after the Ooni of Ife boarded the plane with his diviner who was performing some sort of traditional rite. Passengers were already seated when the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and his aides walked in. His diviner was also present, dressed in an attire befitting of his position, and he held two instruments which he raised above his hand and shook vigorously to make a sound. As usual, the diviner kept vibrating the instrument until the Monarch sat down. He then put the instruments in a satchel hanging by his side and proceeded to his seat at the back of the plane. Artist Manager, Soso Soberekon was also on the flight and he shared the video of the moment Nigerians started pleading the “blood of Jesus”. Sharing the video, he wrote ; On this Arik Air flight now from Port Harcourt to Lagos we have two options to commit our lives to  Nigerians don dey plea …