AMCON TAKES OVER TOKE MAKINWA’S EX- SUGAR DADDY, FESTUS FADEYI OVER 240 BILLION NAIRA DEBT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zHY0E7vI6U The Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, on Thursday, July 2, took possession of Pan Ocean Oil Corporation Nigeria Limited, and its affiliate companies owned by billionaire oil mogul, Festus Fadeyi, over an unpaid N240 billion loan debt. Festus Fadeyi is believed to have dated the Billionaire behind the company and picked her bills until his kids came in to frustrate the relationship. Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had on June 22, granted an ex-parte application by counsel to AMCON, Kunle Ogunba SAN,…

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NO MORE VIP CONSIDERATION AT AIRPORTS WHEN FLIGHT RESUME- SIRIKA

Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika last night said as flights resume on Monday, aides of VIP passengers would henceforth be stopped from accessing the terminal. Sirika said airport officials have the right to stop every VIP accessing the terminal with his aides, adding, “The only VIP we cannot stop is Mr. President and he doesn’t use our terminal.” The minister spoke last night at the virtual stakeholders’ meeting attended by representatives of all airlines and allied service providers. At the meeting, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said any…

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POLICE ARREST CHINESE COUPLE WHO LOCKED UP THEIR 8 NIGERIAN EMPLOYEES FOR 4 MONTHS IN ABUJA

‌ Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The police have arrested a Chinese couple in Abuja for allegedly locking up their Nigerians employees in their apartment for the past four months. Eight domestic workers were rescued by the personnel of the Utako Divisional Police Station on Tuesday following a tip-off by a resident, who reported the incident to the Human Rights radio station. The police raided the residence of the Chinese in the Jabi area of Abuja and took the unidentified couple and their domestic employees to the station. In footage provided by the International…

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WHY DSTV PROFITEERING IN NIGERIA MUST COME TO AN END

  By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN It was like a movie, watching the proceedings of the Ad Hoc Committee set up by the House of Representatives, to probe the hike of subscription rates by cable TV service providers. The Chairman of the said Committee, Hon Unyime Idem, took me back to my Aluta days at Obafemi Awolowo University (Great Ife), roaring like a lion and reeling out the will of the people of Nigeria with such vehemence, on these shylock entities called cable television companies. The Committee had summoned the lameduck…

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TREAT EMERGENCY CASES ON STRETCHERS IF THERE ARE NO BED SPACES FG ORDERS HOSPITALS, SAYS CORONAVIRUS SPREADING MORE THAN GOVT CAN COPE

Olalekan Adetayo, Friday Olokor, Ade Adesomoju, Deji Lambo, Matthew Ochei, James Abraham, and Gbenga Odogun The Federal Government, on Thursday, stated that  it was disturbed by increasing rejection of patients by hospitals, saying medical directors would be held  responsible  for the laxity. The Minister of Health, Dr  Osagie Ehanire, who stated this during a meeting involving the Federal Ministry of Health, the Federal Capital Territory Administration and medical directors in the FCT, also lamented that hospitals were delaying testing of  COVID-19 patients, leading to increasing coronavirus deaths. Also, at its…

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14-YR OLD FLEES HOME TO CO-HABIT WITH 17-YR OLD FACEBOOK FRIEND IN BAYELSA

A 14-year-old girl (name withheld), has fled her parents’ home in Biogbolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, to cohabit with her Facebook lover, Victory Age, aged 17. Victory, along with his friend, identified simply as Gospel, were paraded at State Police Headquarters, Yenagoa, for harbouring the underage SSS1 pupil for one month without parents’ consent. It was however learnt that the minor fled from their home because of alleged maltreatment she was receiving from her stepmother in her father’s house. The minor explained that she abandoned home to…

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CHURCH LOSES 8 PASTORS 8,000 MEMBERS TO BOKO HARAM

The Ekklesiyar Yan’uwaa Nigeria (EYN), also known as Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, has said it lost more than 8,370 members, including eight pastors, to the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East. EYN President, Joel Billi, who gave the statistics yesterday at a world news conference organised by the Dominion in Yola, Adamawa State, said 25,000 members of the church were currently taking refuge in neighbouring Cameroun, while more than 700,000 were in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps. Billi said the purpose of the news conference was to…

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HOW YOUNG PEOPLE ARE SPREADING COVID-19 BY NCDC

The Federal Government has said that Nigerian youths between the ages of 20 and 40 are majorly responsible for the spread of the COVID-19, while the majority of those bearing the brunt are older people from 50 years and above. The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this on Thursday in Abuja at the 48th joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. “As more people are infected across the world, you would have seen the numbers, it is increasingly obvious that…

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SO SAD: IMF PROJECTS ALL REVENUE GENERATED BY NIGERIA IN 2020 WILL BE SPENT ON INTEREST PAYMENT ON DEBTS

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that all revenue accrued to the federal government in 2020 will be spent on interest repayments. Jesmin Rahman, IMF’s mission chief and senior resident representative for Nigeria, disclosed the projections while speaking at a webinar hosted by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Fiscal Policy Roundtable and Tax Investment and Competitiveness Policy Commission. Rahman attributed Nigeria’s fiscal problems to low revenue. “The first vulnerability comes from having a very low level of fiscal revenues, total revenues at seven percent of GDP is less…

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GANDUJE LIFTS ALL LOCKDOWN ASSOCIATED WITH CORONAVIRUS

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has lifted the lockdown imposed on the state as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also directed civil servants from level 12 to resume duty from Monday, July 6. All @KanostateNg civil servants to go back to work with effect from Monday, 6th July 2020 pic.twitter.com/gZSkIMKaG0 — Kano State Ministry of Health (@KNSMOH) July 2, 2020 The governor also declared that street hawking and street begging remains banned in the state. The governor, who gave the directives on Thursday at the press briefing of…

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