Author: Yusuf Lawal

Guinness™️, Nigeria’s favorite stout, has announced its return as Gold Sponsor for the 9th season of Big Brother Naija, premiering on July 28th. This partnership promises an electrifying season filled with vibrant personalities, captivating tasks, and unforgettable experiences. According to Mayor Esiaba, Category Head of Beer, “We’re happy to continue our partnership with DSTV, as Gold partners for Big Brother Naija Season 9. The platform mirrors the vibrancy and creativity that Guinness™️ is renowned for, serving Nigerians for over 74 years.” Guinness™️ has planned exciting activations, including five electrifying Saturday Night parties, two show-stopping tasks, and exclusive watch parties outside…

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A devastating flood has struck Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State, sweeping away four persons, including a mother and child. The downpour, which lasted from Thursday to Saturday, caused widespread destruction and panic in the industrial community. According to sources, the incident occurred at different locations in the town, with two persons swept away in Nnewichi, one along Nnobi Road, and another along Nnewi-Onitsha Road. Family members of the victims have launched a desperate search for their loved ones, who remain missing since Thursday. The President-General of Nzuko-Ora (Nnewi Town Union), Dr Madu Atueny, confirmed hearing about the…

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The Joint Committee of the House of Representatives is investigating the sudden surge in cement prices, summoning major producers like Dangote Cement Company and Lafarge Africa PLC to justify the current market price. Chairman Rep. Jonathan Gaza (APC-Nasarawa) led the committee in demanding detailed documents on production costs, including raw materials, fuel, and other expenses, to determine a fair price for Nigerians. The committee seeks to uncover the cost of production from 2020 to date, which has driven the price of cement above N10,000 in many areas. Companies must provide information on daily consumption of raw materials, production levels, imported…

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Are you tired of packing woes ruining your travel excitement? Relax! We’ve got you covered. Our ultimate packing list ensures a smooth journey, with essentials that cater to your every need. First, gather your travel documents: passport, visa, driver’s license, travel insurance, and copies of your itinerary and emergency contacts. Store them safely in a dedicated travel wallet or folder. Next, pack versatile clothing that can be mixed and matched, including neutral-colored foundation pieces like a white t-shirt, black pants, and a sundress. Don’t forget to layer for changing temperatures. Comfortable clothes are a must for lounging or exploring, while…

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Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles striker, has reportedly agreed to personal terms with Paris Saint Germain (PSG), making the French giants frontrunners in the race for his signature. This development comes as PSG prepares for life after Kylian Mbappe’s departure to Real Madrid. Osimhen’s transfer saga began in December 2023 when Napoli made him available for sale despite extending his contract until June 2026. Initially, Premier League clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal showed interest, but the €130 million release clause proved a significant hurdle. Napoli’s struggles to pay Osimhen’s €10 million per season salary have led them to consider…

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has vowed to put an end to ongoing international crises and restore American prestige on the global stage. Speaking at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Trump painted a dire picture of the world under President Joe Biden, warning of a potential World War III. Trump blamed Biden for conflicts worldwide, including those predating his presidency. He promised to resolve every international crisis, including the Russia-Ukraine war, if elected to a second term. Trump also demanded the release of American hostages held abroad, threatening consequences if they are not freed before his potential inauguration. Additionally,…

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As the 2024 US presidential election draws near, President Joe Biden is facing mounting pressure from within his own party to reconsider his bid for re-election. According to the Washington Post, former President Barack Obama has joined the growing chorus of Democrats calling on Biden to drop out of the race. Obama reportedly believes that Biden’s chances of winning have diminished and that the 81-year-old president should “seriously consider the viability of his candidacy.” This comes after a disastrous debate performance against Donald Trump, which has sparked concerns about Biden’s age and fitness for office. Despite these concerns, Biden has…

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The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, announced on Thursday that a new curriculum will be introduced in secondary schools across the country by September 2024. Speaking at the ongoing 2024 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) policy meeting in Abuja, Mamman revealed that the new curriculum has been in the works for the past year and stakeholders will meet on August 6, 2024, to finalize the plans. According to Mamman, the new curriculum aims to address the challenges facing secondary education in Nigeria, including infrastructural deficits, unqualified teachers, and obsolete curriculum. The minister emphasized that the implementation of the…

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The Federal High Court in Abuja was abuzz as former Kogi State governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello, failed to appear on Wednesday for his arraignment on N82 billion fraud charges. Despite a court summons, Bello was nowhere to be found, leaving his lawyers, Mohammed Aliyu and Adeola Adedipe (both SANs), to face the music. The two senior lawyers had undertaken to produce Bello in court, and their presence was a testament to their commitment to this undertaking. However, they were expected to answer questions on their failure to deliver Bello for arraignment. This marks the sixth time Bello has snubbed court…

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In a landmark decision, the European Union’s General Court has rejected TikTok’s appeal against the Digital Markets Act (DMA), a law aimed at regulating big tech companies. The court ruled that TikTok, owned by ByteDance, meets the criteria to be designated as a “gatekeeper” under the DMA, alongside five other major tech companies. The DMA, which came into force in March, seeks to promote fair competition in the digital market. TikTok had argued that it was a “challenger platform” providing important competition to established players, but the court found that it had rapidly consolidated its position and strengthened its market…

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