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Tanzania’s government has banned the popular musician Diamond Platinumz from staging concerts and conducting any performances in and out of the country. The body that regulates art in the country, Busata, said they took the decision following Diamond’s defiance of a ban on his song, Mwanza. Mwanza, was banned by Busata, for containing lyrics that can loosely translate to ‘Hot’ and featuring dance moves that authorities considered indecent. Despite the ban on the song, Diamond perfor...
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Force Posted By: Onyedi Ojiabor and Dele Anofi, Blessing Olaifa On:December 21, 2018 In: Featured, News, News Update 0   FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp •Senate, House seek investigation THE Air Force said last night that progress has been made on the circumstances surrounding the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. According to the Air Force Director of Information and Public Relations, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramo...
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Suspects arrested Soldiers attached to 144 Battalion, Ohafia, Abia State have arrested  Samson J. Enweriji for allegedly being in possession of a day-old baby. Enwereji, 50, is said to hail from Isialangwa South Local Government. The Nation learnt that the suspect was arrested following a tip-off, while attempting to escape with the baby. The soldiers, who were suspicious, flagged down Enwereji who was in a black Toyota Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) with two women. It was gath...
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The police in Lagos have intensified moves to arrest suspected pipeline vandals, whose activities resulted in Tuesday’s fire outbreak that razed vehicles and buildings in Abule Egba and Agege, The Nation learnt yesterday. It was gathered that the police have received actionable intelligence on the whereabouts and other information about the group that siphoned Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) from the pipelines at 4, Segun Akinola Street, opposite Tiper Garage, near Awori bus stop, Abule Egba, whic...
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PAIN, agony, loss and distress trail the Abule Egba pipeline fire outbreak which left the entire Awori area of Lagos awake all night on Tuesday and rendered many people homeless. A walk or drive through Oko-Oba Road to the popular Abule Roundabout and Shobowale Street and its environs would melt the hardest of hearts going by the enormity of the destruction that took place. Scores of houses including duplexes, storey buildings and bungalows, which had served as homes to many families and o...
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To eradicate poverty in Makoko community, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Marversity Foundation,has donated 10 sewing machines, 400 mosquito nets to residents  of the Lagos slum. The event, themed: ‘Makoko Tour’ held on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at the Whanyinna Nursery and Primary School, the only school in the water front area. The event was attended by      residents including a representative of Baale of Makoko, Taiwo Shemede. Donating the items, the founder of Marversity Foundati...
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PORT HARCOURT—The Rivers State Police Command has arrested the police officer, who shot a passenger in Rivers Sta The police personnel, who was on stop and search at Evekwu axis on the East-West road with other colleagues, shot a passenger who was travelling on Agofure bus from Warri in Delta State to Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Confirming the development, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, Public Relations Officer of the state police command, said the officer, who shot the passenger has been handed over ...
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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Thursday paraded 10 persons suspected to be yahoo boysfor impersonating American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan. The suspects were paraded at the commission’s head office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Head of operation Nnaghe Obono Itam said the suspects impersonated American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan to defraud American citizens. Itam said the suspects used American tunes to extort money from their victims and...
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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has embarked on operational visit of troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, as part of effort to enhance campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast. In a statement on Friday in Maiduguri, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, said that Buratai had on Thursday visited troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade and the Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi in Yobe. Kukasheka said the visit was part of the Chi...
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Jumia’s marketplace for restaurants has launched a late-night delivery service to enable customers to order food up until midnight. The Managing Director of the company, Guy Futi disclosed this at a press conference held at Krispy Kreme, Victoria Island, Lagos. “We introduced the late-night delivery service to accommodate customers who order food at night. The late night delivery combined with initiatives like greater customer accessibility, more payment options, more locations, lunchtime ...
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A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Terngu Tsegba and  a former speaker of the  Assembly, Hon.Terseer Tsumba were left  injured after  three gunmen invaded  the  Makurdi International   Golf Course Thursday night. Both are prominent members of the golf club. An eye witness,Terfa Ape,told The Nation that moment after Tsegba and Tsumba retired to a section of the club house following a game of golf,the three gunmen came in ,asking for Tsegba. An aide of the former Rep was...
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The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have drawn hosts Tanzania, Angola and debutants Uganda in the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations. The draw, which took place in Dar-es-Salam on Thursday, pitches 2003 champions, Cameroon against Ghana, Morocco and Senegal. Nigeria will open the competition against hosts Tanzania on April 14, 2019 before going on to face Uganda and Angola on 17th and 20th April respectively. CAF Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu conducted the draw assisted by captain of th...
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