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Monalisa Chinda-Coker

Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Rivers ‘serial killer’

The absence of a legal representative for a notorious Rivers State serial killer, Gracious West, has stalled the arraignment proceedings at the State High Court in Port Harcourt.
Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom plans two rehab centres for 462 ex-militants

The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Rivers ‘serial killer’ appears in court, trial stalled

Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Akwa-Ibom lawmakers tasked on 2020 budget implementation

Coordinator, Social Action Anti-corruption Network in Akwa-Ibom State, Ann Udonte ,has called on lawmakers in the state to carry out proper oversight function of 2020 budget implementations to address concerns of poor budget performances in the state.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

PANDEF tasks federal government to name beneficiaries of NDDC contracts

Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has expressed its approval for the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari that a forensic audit should be carried out in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019

Bayelsa guber: PDP sets up sub-committees

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Campaign Council has set up eight sub-committees to strategise for victory in the forthcoming Bayelsa State governorship election.
Steve Eboh, Nollywood actor and Chairman of National Electoral Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has pledged the committee’s commitment to ensure that the forthcoming election for the guild is credible.

Nollywood: Committee pledges credible election for Actors Guild

Steve Eboh, Nollywood actor and Chairman of National Electoral Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has pledged the committee’s commitment to ensure that the forthcoming election for the guild is credible.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

No need for loans if we recover $103 billion oil sale loss – Femi...

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the national assembly to work with anti-graft agencies for the recovery of “$103.7 billion lost on oil sale”.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chairmen enlist support for President Buhari’s NDDC audit order

The forums of All Progressives Congress (APC) states’ chairmen in the Southeast and the South-south are supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission’s (NDDC) accounts.
The Director Foreign Liaison, Defence Intelligence Agency, Brig.-Gen. Emmanuel Undiandeye, has described Akwa Ibom as a peaceful state in the country.

Akwa Ibom a peaceful state – DIA director

The Brig.-Gen. who led 22 foreign military attaches and senior advisors at the DIA on the tour said, “We saw industries, technology, culture and a development vision; we felt the pioneering works in tourism, infrastructural development and above all the pervading feeling of peace.”

Akwa Ibom PDP denies endorsing 2023 aspirant

The Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State chapter, has denied media reports that Governor Udom Emmanuel has endorsed an aspirant to succeed him in 2023.

Lagos, Delta, Rivers top list of states hit by monkeypox

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has revealed that Lagos continues to lead cases of monkeypox viral disease in the country.

Intending Hajj pilgrims from South-South to go through Cross River

Intending Pilgrims from the South/South zone of Nigeria are now making Cross River State their choice of patronage for the 2020 Hajj exercise.

Nigeria earns $338.17 million from cocoa

Nigeria earned $338.17 million from cocoa and cocoa products last year, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has said.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests two for illegal broadcast of DSTV signal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Uyo Zonal office, on Monday arrested two staff of Communication Trend Limited, Prisca Isaac, Sales Representative and Nwosu Precious, Technician at 111 Atiku Abubakar Avenue, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State for alleged illegal transmission of broadcast signals of Multichoice (DSTV) to Uyo and environs without authorisation.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Dwindling oil reserves blamed on none passage of PIB

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timpre Sylva, Monday blamed the dwindling oil reserves on none passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

Amnesty: 19 journalists attacked in Nigeria within nine months

The Amnesty International has launched a report chronicling attacks on the press in Nigeria since 2015.

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UNILORIN elevates 968 staff in 2019 promotion exams

The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Tammy Abraham runs to the Chelsea fans after his early goal. Nigel Keene-ProSports-REX-Shutterstock

Tammy Abraham to earn £50,000 per week in improved contract

Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

CSO asks President Buhari to sack minister over $62 billion debt statement

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Monalisa Chinda-Coker

Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. 6

Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses under forfeiture — in pictures

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.