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Dayo Awoniyi The Minister of State for Petroleum, Obongemem Ekpo, has said there is hope of possible crash in the price of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), otherwise known as cooking gas to affordable rate, in Nigeria. The minister blamed the current high price of the product on exportation of the commodity outside the country. He gave the assurance at a forum with elders, stakeholders and youths in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He further disclosed that modalities have already been worked out by the Federal Government to crash the price to a more acceptable rate.…

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Rahmat Umar Joshua Rogers, a reporter with Channels TV based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in a distressing incident. He was abducted by unidentified gunmen near his residence in Rumuosi around 9pm on Thursday, April 11. Reports indicate that Rogers, traveling in his official ChannelsTV vehicle, was intercepted by the armed individuals who forcibly took him away. Rogers had just returned from covering an event at the Government House and a trip to Andoni for official duties before being seized. The gunmen have since contacted his wife, demanding a ransom of N30 million for his release. Confirming the abduction, Rogers’…

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Faith Awoniyi NFL Hall of Famer O.J. Simpson, known for his 1995 acquittal in the infamous murder trial of his ex-wife and her friend, has passed away at the age of 76 after battling cancer. His family announced his death, stating he was surrounded by loved ones during his final moments and requested privacy and grace during this time. Simpson’s journey from poverty to stardom began with his rise as a college football player and continued in the NFL, where he won the 1973 Most Valuable Player award. His charisma extended beyond sports into acting and advertising, making him…

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Dayo Awoniyi The Narcotics Control Bureau in Goa, India said it has arrested a drug syndicate allegedly run by a Nigerian identified as Stanley and his wife, Usha C. Assets worth Rs 1.06 crore linked to the couple was discovered and as well frozen as part of the operation. Press Trust of India, Amit Ghawate and the Additional Director of NCB Goa, disclosed these developments in a statement released on Thursday, April 11, 2024. According to Ghawate, Stanley was nabbed on Wednesday following a thorough investigation. He said , acting on reliable information, the NCB Goa team…

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Dayo Awoniyi Controversial crossdresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, has admitted to being a male during his appearance at the Federal High Court in Lagos State, today. Justice Abimbola Awogboro sentenced him to six months imprisonment without the option of a fine for abusing the naira. Before the sentence, the judge asked about his gender, and he quickly replied that he was a man. When the judge asked, “Are you a man or a woman?” Bobrisky responded, “I am a man.” Awogboro said the judgment would be a deterrent to others who are found abusing and mutilating…

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Faith Awoniyi The Central Bank of Nigeria, under the leadership of Governor Olayemi Cardoso, has dismissed an additional fifty employees as part of ongoing staff disengagements. This latest round of terminations, affecting 29 departments, has resulted in 117 job losses within the past 20 days. The affected individuals span various ranks, from directors to lower-ranking staff, across the organization. Despite inquiries, CBN officials have remained tight-lipped about the reasons behind the mass layoffs. The termination of appointments, which commenced on March 15, is set to persist until the end of April. Amidst speculation, many affected employees express…

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Faith Awoniyi The Anambra State authorities have recovered three more bodies from a tragic boat accident involving a movie cast, which claimed the lives of several crew members, including Nollywood star Junior Pope Odonwodo. The bodies were discovered by the Marine Police of Anambra State Command, with two found on April 11th and the last one washed ashore the following morning. These bodies have been taken to a morgue in Asaba, Delta State, while the guild of actors has been notified of the recovery. The Anambra State Police Command spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga, revealed that the state’s police…

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Rahmat Umar France has issued a travel advisory on Friday, advising its citizens to avoid traveling to Iran, Lebanon, Israel, and the Palestinian territories in the coming days. The warning was prompted by escalating tensions in the Middle East, with Iran threatening retaliation against Israel following a strike on the Iranian consulate in Syria on April 1. French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejourne, during a crisis meeting, also instructed the evacuation of family members of French diplomats in Iran and prohibited French civil servants from undertaking missions to the mentioned countries. Israel has been conducting airstrikes on the…

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Rahmat Umar Controversial social media personality and cross-dresser, Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye, widely known as Bobrisky, has been sentenced to six months in prison without the option of a fine by Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos. The sentence was for his involvement in abusing the Naira currency during social events. During the sentencing, the judge emphasized that the punishment serves as a deterrent to others who might engage in similar acts of disrespect towards the national currency. Bobrisky had earlier pleaded guilty to charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…

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Rahmat Umar Thousands of participants across 60 locations worldwide are gearing up for the 2024 ‘Out On A Limb (OOAL) Advocacy Walk’ this Saturday, with a mission to raise awareness for disability inclusion on a national and global scale. The event, organized by The Irede Foundation (TIF), an NGO focused on empowering children living with limb loss, will unite a diverse global community dedicated to fostering inclusion for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs). This year’s theme, “Celebrating Every Step,” underscores TIF’s commitment to encouraging PWDs to lead fulfilling lives despite challenges. Irene Dybo, Account Manager for Indwelt Studios, emphasized that…

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