DSS, INEC SEEK LEGISLATION TO CURB FAKE NEWS

DSS, INEC seek legislation to check fake news…Says fake news feed on tribe, religion DSS Spokesperson, Dr Peter Afunanya speaking at the disinformation and misinformation event in Abuja THE Department of State Security (DSS) and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said the Federal Government may need to consider new legislation as part of efforts to curtail the spread of fake news. He made this statement today in Abuja at an event organised by Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD. “Why don’t’ we begin to look at the issue…

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BUHARI MEETS BENINOIS AND SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENTS IN JAPAN, SEE PICS

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa; and President Muhammadu Buhar President Muhammadu Buhari received the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon, and his delegation during a side meeting at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development, in Yokohama, Japan, on Wednesday. Buhari also met the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa. See the photos of the President’s meeting with the presidents and other activities, courtesy,Buhari Sallau via Instagram: President Muhammadu Buhari with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the ongoing 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Japan. President Muhammadu…

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HOW BUHARI’S DEFENCE MINISTER STOLE FROM NIGERIA AND WAS CAUGHT REDHANDED

As a top army officer holding command position, he abused public trust and was caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Realising that he had been boxed into a tight corner, with clear evidence of guilt laid bare before him, the officer sang like a canary as he confessed his thievery of public fund. Sullen and distraught, he begged authorities, offering to forfeit more than two-thirds of his loot hidden in a secret bank account offshore, those familiar with the matter told PREMIUM TIMES. He did not want to…

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3 NIGERIAN LADIES INVITE IRAQI MAN TO DUBAI, ROBBED AND BEAT HIM

Dubai: A gang of three women have gone on trial accused of luring a man to their apartment, beating him up and stealing Dh57,000, a Dubai court heard on Monday. The 45-year-old Iraqi victim arrived in Dubai in January of this year and got to know a woman, who he thought was a Swedish student, through a dating app. After they spoke on the phone, they agreed to meet at her apartment in Al Quoz, but when the victim arrived he was met by a group of African women who…

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HOSTCOM: HOW OBA OF BENIN, TROMPCOM AFFIRMED TAMARANEBI AS AUTHENTIC NATIONAL CHAIRMAN

PHOTO: High Chief Dr. Style Benjamin Tamaranebi, national chairman and other national executives of HOSTCOM at a press briefing on Monday in Effurun, Delta State. HOSTCOM: How Oba of Benin, TROMPCOM, affirmed Tamaranebi authentic National Chairman The National Executive of Host Communities of Nigeria producing oil and gas HOSTCOM, has insisted that High Chief Dr. Style Benjamin Tamaranebi remains the authentic, legitimate and duly elected National chairman of Host communities producing oil and gas HOSTCOM At a press briefing yesterday Monday at HOSTCOM HOUSE, Effurun, Delta State, it noted that…

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FIRST POST-INAUGURATION FEC FAILS TO HOLD AS BUHARI REMAINS ABROAD

…Osinbajo chairs economic management meeting John Ameh, Abuja The meeting of the Federal Executive Council is not holding today due to the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari, The PUNCH has learnt. It would have been the first FEC meeting after Buhari inaugurated his cabinet for his second term on August 21. However, it was said to have been put off owing to the President’s absence from the country. The President jetted out of Nigeria to Japan on Sunday to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7). The TICAD7 opened…

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OKUMAGBA WILL PLUG LEAKS ENSURE TRANSPARENCY IN NDDC SAYS IMA NIBORO

  APC Chieftain and former News Agency of Nigeria boss, Olorogun Ima Niboro, has expressed confidence in the ability the newly appointed Chief Executive of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Chief Bernard Okumagba, to turn around the fortunes of ailing Commision. Niboro while fielding questions from reporters in Abuja, stated that Okumagba had the experience and pedigree to turn the NDDC from the sick, shambling giant it has become, and place it on a path of steady and sustainable progress. He hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for the choice of…

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DPO FLOGS GRANDMA INTO COMA IN EDO, SEE PICS

A grandmother, identified as Mrs Bisi Ogedegbe, is currently lying unconscious in a hospital in Benin, Edo State, after being assaulted with a belt by a DPO in the State. Giving an account of how it happened, her son said: “My mom is critically unconscious in the hospital after the DPO of a police station in Benin flogged her with his belt. It all started when my younger sister was driving through the police station this morning and some policemen stopped her and asked for the documents of the car…

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ABUJA OIL MARKETER DUPES SOUTH AFRCIAN EMPLOYER 84MIL NAIRA

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 35-year- old oil marketer, Opeyemi, who allegedly defrauded his South African employer of $240,000 (about N84 million) in a Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 6, Abuja. Opeyemi, who resides in Abuja, is charged with three counts of criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust by servant and cheating. The Prosecution Counsel, Fidelis Ogbobe, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 17. Ogbobe alleged that the complainant, Rilwan, a South African sent the defendant to collect the amount from someone for him.…

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CHIKA IKE LAUNCHES COSMETIC BRAND, SEE PICS

Popular Nollywood Actress, Chika Ike launching her own cosmetics brand, the announcement was made on her social media accounts. So far, Chika Ike has never created a full line of her own products. She has collaborated with other brands in the past. Chika Ike share Video and Pictures of the press launch of Chika cosmetics. Source https://www.nairafame.com/2019/08/chika-ike-finally-launch-her-chikaike.html (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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