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Job: Nigeria, Britain partner to combat unemployment

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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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Tunisia’s President Beji Essebsi Dies At 92

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A file photo taken on November 8, 2018, shows Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi giving a press conference in Carthage Palace near Tunis concerning the cabinet reshuffle. AFP Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader, died Thursday at the age of 92, his office said.
The veteran politician, the oldest head of state after Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, came to power in 2014, three years after the Arab Spring uprising toppled longtime despot Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and sparked revolts in several Arab nations.
He had been hospitalised with a severe illness in late June and was returned to intensive care on Thursday.
AFP

Wow! Chris Brown And Davido Pictured Together As They Prepare To Release A New Music

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The news has been making rounds that popular American singer, Chris Brown is working on a new song called 'Blow My Mind' with Nigerian pop star, Davido and fans are highly expectant of the new music.Both Chris Brown and Davido have been promoting the song on their individual social media platforms by releasing photo after photo advertising the upcoming single.
Now, in a new post he made on Instagram, Chris Brown has shared a photo (seen above) of him and Davido posing together.
Fans have expressed their excitement at seeing the two pop giants together.

List O f Ministerial Nominees That Have Been Screened By Senate

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Senate President Ahmad Lawan As the Senate continues the screening of more ministerial nominees submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, here is a list of those that were screened on Wednesday.
1. U. Ogah (Abia)
2. G. Akpabio (Akwa Ibom)
3. G. Akume (Benue)
4. O. Onu (Ebonyi)
5. E. Nwajuaba (Imo)
6. I. Mamora (Lagos)
7. O. Adegbite (Ogun)
8. A. Adamu (Bauchi)
9. R. Amaechi (Rivers)
10. S. Ikeazor (Anambra)
More to come…

Boko Haram terrorists release video of ‘kidnapped aid worker’

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Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group released a video Thursday purporting to show a female aid worker and five male colleagues kidnapped in an attack in northeast Nigeria.
Boko Haram members Aid group Action Against Hunger said earlier that one of its staff members along with three health workers and two drivers were missing after their convoy was attacked last Thursday near the border with Niger.
In the three-minute video a woman wearing a bright blue hijab who says she is the abducted aid worker addresses the camera in English while seated in front of five men she describes as her colleagues.
The footage seen by AFP was released through the same channels as previous videos from the IS-linked Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).
An employee at another NGO confirmed the identity of the missing aid worker.
– Villagers see captives –
The hostages are believed to be held in the ISWAP enclave on the shores of Lake Chad.
Villagers told AFP the kidnapped aid …

Ministerial List: Lady Who Campaigned For Buhari Cries Bitterly, Regrets (Photos)

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The lady in the teary video
A lady who campaigned vigorously for President Muhammadu Buhari is in tears, heartbroken, has been crying bitterly since the release of President Buhari's Ministerial nominees.
The lady recalls how she campaigned with Senator Owan-Enoh only for Senator Owan-Enoh's name to be missing from the list.
She said the president gave the Cross River Ministerial position to a man who lives in Germany, and was in Germany during the campaign and election period.
"I remember working for President Muhammadu Buhari, I worked so hard. It's like taking a brand to where that brand is not wanted, campaigning for President Buhari in Cross River State was like a taboo., Senator John did everything, everything...." 
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Nigeria is building a generation of illiterates – Wole Soyinka

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Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist, Professor Wole Soyinka has said Nigeria is currenlty raising a generation of illiterates. The Nobel Prize winner, who was specifically making a reference to Internet trolls, said the nation is raising a generation that is the first to comment on the internet on issues they are deeply ignorant about. He made this remark when he spoke at the launch of InnoCreativa Youth Hub 2030 and project logo by Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI) held at The Civic Centre, Lagos. His words ; “They are waiting for Wole Soyinka to lead a march to Aso Rock. It is about time to get off your feet and stop writing rubbish on the internet about things you do not understand. I do not know how to describe the new generation beyond a generation of internet trolls. “Nigerian youths are full of spunk outside, but when they are inside Nigeria, they are full of gas. We are building a generation of illiterates. They are the first to comment on the interne…

Police arrest notorious female armed robber terrorising Anambra community (Photo)

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The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday, arrested a female armed robber and her accomplice, who have been terrorising Abatete community with robberies and other heinous crimes. Parading the suspects, spokesperson of the command, Haruna Mohammed, said that on Thursday, following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Eziowelle Division in conjunction with Abatete vigilante group arrested duo namely, (1) Ifeoma Joy Ugegbe alias “Sabath” ‘f aged 20 years and,
(2) Ifeanyi Chinweze alias “cheplat” ‘m’ aged 19 years both from Oranto Ukpo in Dunukofia LGA of Anambra State. Exhibits recovered from the suspects include one cut -to -size single barrel gun loaded with a cartridge. The case is under investigation after which the suspects would be charged to Court for prosecution.

I was 13 when my brother started sleeping with me – 15 year old nursing mother

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A 15-year-old girl identified as Blessing, is currently nursing a baby which came from the incestous relationship her 35-year-old brother Frederick initiated when she was 13. The repeated sexual abuse by her brother came to light, after she delivered a baby girl at Stella Obasanjo Hospital, in Edo State. Her brother reportedly took the baby away from her and abandoned her at a refuse dump, claiming afterwards that she was dead. Frederick now in custody of commissioner for Women Affairs was almost lynched by a mob, after the baby was found. Narrating her ordeal, Blessing said; “My brother has been sleeping with me since I was 13 years old. Sometimes last year, he sent his wife out of their matrimonial home for about eight months. He sent her out, so that he could have his way with me on a daily basis. I had no one to cry to because he is my eldest brother. We lost our mum when I was 10 years old; this made me to stay with him. He promised to marry me despite all odds. He told me that …

NASC Has Declared 2 million Fine To Fake Seed Producers

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NASC Has Declared 2 million Fine To Fake Seed Producers In Nigeria THE National Agricultural Seeds Council, NASC, Friday, disclosed that fake seed producers would pay N2 million fine for violating the new Seed Act 2019 recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. POLICE This was made known by the Director General, NASC, Dr Philip Ojo, at a press conference held at the national headquarters of the Council at Sheda in Abuja. According to Ojo the law governing the country’s seed industry was to enacted to ensure farmers get the best of seeds for a bumper harvest that would help the economy and also to create wealth for themselves as agribusiness people, hence the stringent measures that would curtail and eradicate the menace of fake and adulterated seeds that have ruined the finances of farmers over the years. He further warned those involved in illegal seed business who are defrauding the government and farmers by not being accredited by NASC are doing that at their own peril …

FG Issued Warning To Shiites To Cease From Needles Voilent Protest

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The Federal Government has told the El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to cease from violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried. Shiite members have been on a series of protests demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who has been in custody since fighting between his supporters and the army broke out in December 2015. The Shi’ia leader is facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption of the public peace, among others. In a statement on Friday, Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity said that the FG no longer has hands in the matter and should be cleared of any alleged violations of court orders. “The Presidency appeals to El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried. “As far as this country’s Ministry…

Fani Kayode Said He Wish Obasanjo Had Supported OPC The Same Way Buhari Is Supporting Miyetti Allah

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Fani Kayode Said He Wish Obasanjo Had Supported OPC The Same Way Buhari Is Supporting Miyetti Allah,The Fulani Terrorists Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode, former aviation minister and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) on Friday said he wished former presidents like Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathantreated opposition members the way Muhammadu Buhari does. In a few tweets on his Twitter account, Fani-Kayode said that he wished Obasanjo supported members of the Oodua Peoples Congress(OPC) the way Buhari supports members of Miyetti Allah and “Fulani terrorists.” He said, How I wish OBJ had supported the OPC in the same way that Buhari is supporting Miyetti Allah and the Fulani terrorists. He noted also that be wished Obasanjo also “treated the leaders and proponents of political sharia in the same way that Buhari is treating the leaders and members of IPOB.” On Jonathan, he says he wished he “had treated Buhari and members of the then oppo…

#BBNaija: Jackye's boyfriend blasts Ebuka for putting her on the spot

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Ex-BBNaija housemate-turned-host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu had a chat with the pepper dem housemates recently during the live eviction show on Sunday. During the chat, Ebuka, whose birthday was also on the same day, seemingly put housemate, Jackye on the tight spot when he confronted her for accusing fellow housemate, Tacha of using juju, Jackye’s social media handler and boyfriend, Lami, took to social media to call out Ebuka, claiming that he woke up to a lot of death threats in Jacky’s inbox all because of how she was put on the spot by him. He wrote; “Woke up to a lot of death threat in Jacky’s inbox all because of how she was put on the spot by Ebuka. For all who watched the show, you’d know that it was Kaffy who said she had a dream and Jackye never mentioned Tacha’s name until she was put on the spot by Ebuka to mention names and I am wondering why Kaffy wasn’t also put on the spot. Kaffy and Jackye bonded like sisters and I expected Kaffy to have taken a stand for Jackye on how the c…

Kemi Olunloyo announces her permanent exit from Ibadan

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Popular blogger, Kemi Olunloyo has announced her permanent exit from her ancestral home,Ibadan for a new destination. Kemi Olunloyo expressed that her folks in Ibadan did not celebrate her as she would love them to, and she is moving out of the state, which she declared as a form of freedom to her. Kemi Olunloyo also pointed out that she has wholeheartedly forgiven people who have offended her in time past. She also thanked people who supported and stood by her and her only son. See her post below:

"PAY ME MY MONEY ASAP" - Dammy Krane calls out Chidi Okeke on Instagram

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Popular singer, Dammy Krane recently lashed out on Mcomm Solutions and Services CEO, Chidi Okeke in a new video he posted on his Instagram page. Dammy Krane shared a short snippet of his new song "Pay Me My Money" with fans and his followers on social media, but it seems he also had a strong message for people owing him. In the video, Dammy Krane was spotted singing and dancing to the track in his car. Dammy Krane, who publicly revealed that internet fraudsters are the ones promoting Nigerian songs on the world stage, captioned the video:“Ge Kin Ge! New Dance Update  DEBTORS, CHIDI OKEKE, PAY ME MY MONEY ASAP  pls someone should send this to Chidi ( Ceo of Mcomm / UduX ) he owes us so much! “ However, some of his fans felt it was a publicity stunt and he was doing it just to promote his song.

#BBNaija: Khafi & Gedoni caught having sex on camera (VIDEO)

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BBNaija pepper dem gang housemates who are suspected to be having a strong romantic connection, Gedoni and Khafi were spotted in a recent video clip having a great time together. It is, however, not certain what the 2 housemates were doing under the duvet, but many have wildly speculated they were having a rated 18 activity. Khafi & Gedoni are yet to define what their relationship is all about. Khafi is a police officer in London, while Gedoni is a successful fashion designer in Nigeria. At the beginning of the reality show, Khafi explained she would not want to be engaged in anything sexual. See video below: dimma™@sleek_Dimma  under the duvet, duvet duvet  16 1:57 AM - Jul 15, 2019 See dimma™'s other Tweets Twitter Ads info and privacy

AFCON WAHALA!! A Nigerian Man Breaks His Television After Algeria Scored In The Last Minute Against Nigeria (See Photo)

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A Nigeria Man breaks his television after Algeria won Nigeria in the last minute of added time to reach the Final in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation A Nigerian man destroyed his TV set last night after Nigeria crashed out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles were defeated by Algeria's Desert Foxes 2-1 at the semi-final match which held at the Cairo International stadium yesterday Sunday July 14th. The Nigerian man who had a N700k bet with is friends before the match, destroyed his TV in anger after the Super Eagles lost a minute before the close of the match. Twitter user @Cyoung4real007 who shared photos online, wrote ''My guyjustdestroyedhisTVbecause he lost his 700k bet. Watching Super eagles (chicken) is not easy''.

MURIC petitions Buhari to stop #BBNaija 2019 reality show immediately

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, infuriated by the airing of the 2019 edition of the Big Brother Naija Reality Show, has petitioned President Buhari to shut it down immediately. In a press statement issued by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, the Muslim group labeled the reality show as ‘immoral, dangerous and Bohemian’ and also wondered why the Ministry of Information and Culture and the National Orientation Agency are on sabbatical over the show. They also condemned the quest for wealth by the youths, which according to them has led to immorality, yahoo-yahoo, ritual killings and a museum mentality for the collection of female panties. The statement reads; “We are being forcibly dragged to a world of nudity, shamelessness and open promiscuity. Inmates of BBNaija kiss, romance and engage in sex openly. BBNaija is Bohemian, anti-social, crude and immoral. It constitutes a potent danger to every home. BBNaija is Satanic. It is unacceptable. “Where are our norms and values? Is i…

Exam malpractices: Management of Polytechnic of Ibadan burns phones seized from students (Photos)

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The management of the Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo state on Wednesday, July 10th, set ablaze myriad of cell phones seized from its students during examination periods. The Deputy Rector of the institution, Bayo Oyeleke, who monitored the exercise, said the phones worth millions of naira, were recovered from the students during examination in the school and that the school has decided to burn the phones to restate its commitment to fight examination malpractices to the barest level. “We are here to take further action on our resolved to ensure that the crop of students and product being produced by the school are students with exemplary character and are those who really work and worth the certificate of the institution.” he said. Oyeleke added that the exercise will serve as deterrent to students of the institution who wish to further indulge in the illegal and inappropriate act.

“Woman was not God’s original idea” – Nigerians fume over Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s statement

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Founder and leader of popular Nigerian church, Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome touched on a quite sensitive topic while preaching and his stance on the topic has had some Nigerians enraged. The pastor is heard saying “Woman was not God’s original idea” and Nigerians – especially feminists – are furious. Although it’s reported that the preaching which has gone viral is an old one, people are still irritated by what he said about a woman. Watch the video and read reactions below, Slay Papa  a.k.a Mr. Skye

Reekado Banks releases official statement after public embarassment from a lady

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Popular Nigerian singer, Reekado Banks, has said the lady that called him during a live television show to accuse him of sex and not call back was just a prank.
Reekado Banks made this known via his Twitter handle shortly after the video went viral.
What he wrote below:
It is truly a problem when a media platform begins to pursue shock value at the expense of an artists’ image. So that was a prank call on a tv show, it was funny then, but I do not like where this is headed!See his tweet below:
REEKADO BANKS@ReekadoBanks
It is truly a problem when a media platform begins to pursue shock value at the expense of an artistes' image.

So that was a prank call on a tv show, it was funny then , but I do not like where this is headed! 5,030
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#BBNaija: Avala & Isilomo begin their media tour with Comedian Ushbebe (PHOTOS)

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Former BBNaija housemates, Avala and Isilomo, have started to mingle with top Nigerian celebrities as they strike a pose with comedian Ushbebe and Dat Warri Girl during their media tour visit to Naija FM in Lagos.
Avala and Isilomo were evicted from the popular show on Sunday, after spending just a week in Big Brother’s house. After their exit, the two former reality stars have been seen together around prominent celebrities as they begin their media tour in Lagos.
The duo should be looking forward to two other housemates joining them on Sunday, as five housemates were put up for eviction.

"When will Bobrisky be arrested?" - Facebook user asks Nigerians

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legendary Nigerian filmmaker, Fidelis Duker, is clearly not a fan of popular Nigerian male barbie, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky. Taking to his Facebook handle, the respectable filmmaker queried when Bobrisky would be arrested.
What he wrote:
“When would this boy/man be arrested? This is getting more irritating.
While Nigerian News Update is yet to ascertain the rationale behind this Facebook post, here is a screenshot of his Facebook comment.
See his Facebook `post below:

D'banj shares video of a fat lady twerking to his latest single inside a river

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Popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo Daniel, popularly known as D’banj, has shared a video of a lady twerking to his latest song, ‘Mo Cover Eh’. inside a river on his Instagram page.
D'banj, who recently shared a photo of him and his wife, Lineo having fun, is currently promoting his new song which features Indigenous rapper, Slimcase. Fans have begun sending in videos of them grooving to the new song which carefully features D’banj signature harmonica.
A lady identified as Shallymhiz got fans talking after she danced to the song in the river.

Watch the video below:

View this post on Instagram #Mocovereh #Repost @shallymhiz with @get_repost ・・・ Oh no! twerk Inside the river? That can't be me😱😆 Update your playlists now with this maaad jaaam 'MoCoverEh' and thank me later😆😁 . . Video crdt: @iamsuzziep Song title: MOCOVEREH artiste: @iam_slimcase @iambangalee #shallymhiz #shallytwerk #mocovereh #slimcase #dbanj A post shared by D'banj D Kokomaster (@i…

Popular Instagram short queen graduates with first class from University in London

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Popular Instagram small person model, Fatima Timbo has shared her excitement on Instagram as she bags a first class degree in Accounting and finance from Middlesex University, London.
The 22-year-old Nigerian dwarf model rised to prominence when she started her modeling career despite her height, she has however grown to be a popular dwarf figure in the modeling industry.
The model who is not settling for less with her physical challenge has bagged a degree in accounting and finance, she said on Instagram;
Over the last 4 years I’ve been studying for an accounting and finance degree. Can’t believe I graduate with a first class! Anything possible when you put your mind to it see photos below:

"Now slap yourself and keep it moving." - TBoss replies Instagram troll

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Former Big Brother Naija Housemate, T-boss, who was recently spotted at a medical centre in Abuja looking heavily pregnant, has slammed a web user over his remark on her pregnancy.
Nigerian News Update recalls the news of her pregnancy made headlines after a Facebook user posted photos of Tboss at the clinic today.
An Instagram user identified as @xfranky22 took to her Instagram page to make a remark regarding the report.
The IG user wrote:
“With Ubi baby loading, I wonder if these celebrities are above HIV this one they keep ducking up and down and getting random girls pregnant” The comment, however, exasperated Tboss who wasted no time in replying.
The reality star wrote,
“xfranky22 sir repeat after me!!! I won’t be an unfortunate retard!!! Now slap yourself and keep it moving” See post below:

Nicki Minaj features a Nigerian family in her Megatron Challenge (PHOTOS)

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Nigerian family has impressed American rapper, Nicki Minaj for participating in her Megatron Challenge.
Nicki Minaj took to her Instagram page to give a shout-out and Instagram coverage to the Yoruba family for attempting her Megatron Challenge which comes with a $10,000 reward. The challenge gives a chance for fans and followers to win money for either dancing or rapping to the “Megatron” instrumental.
The Nigerian family, however, were creative enough to do the challenge in Yoruba and because ‘daz how starz do’,
Nicki Minaj wrote;“OH OK!!!! #Naija BETTA STAND UP!!!! Nigeria ?? MICKI MINAJ LETS GO?????????? #megatronchallengesomebody bout to win 10K” See the video and reactions below: