Eminem on course for record-breaking number one wth Kamikaze

The rapper surprised fans by releasing the previously unannounced record last week. Eminem is on course to make UK albums chart history by landing at number one with a ninth consecutive release. The US rapper, real name Marshall Bruce Mathers III, shares the current record of eight successive chart-toppers with Led Zeppelin and Abba. He[...]

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Leave ‘yahoo boys’ alone, IG warns SARS

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has asked operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) to desist from running after internet fraudsters otherwise known as ‘yahoo boys’. He said they had the mandate of curbing armed robbery and kidnapping, warning that any officer caught arresting cybercrime suspects would be sanctioned appropriately. Idris gave[...]

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Nigeria’s external debt rises by $11.77bn in three years

Nigeria’s external debt commitment rose by $11.77bn in the last three years, investigation has shown. According to debt statistics obtained from the Debt Management Office, the country’s external debt rose from $10.32bn in June 30, 2015 to $22.08bn as of June 30 this year. This means that the country’s external debt commitment has grown by[...]

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PDP writes May, Merkel accuses Buhari of abusing rule of law

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has sent a petition to both the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of disrespecting the judiciary. It also accused the President and the Federal Government of engaging in what it described as impunity and other anti-democratic vices. The[...]

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Sex, Homosexuality stall MTN’s Music Festival

Uganda’s Nyege Nyege international music and arts festival sponsored by telecom giant, MTN, has been banned because of scheduled open sex, noise, homosexuality, LGBTI. “Let foreigners not come to Uganda for sex. If you are coming for sexual reasons worse still homosexuality and LGBTQ, stay away.” “MTN Nyege Nyege will not be accepted… it will[...]

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Prof Shima Gyoh : MEN, GO FOR PROSTATE CANCER SCEENING ONLY IF….

There is a well-meaning movement on the social network to get all older Nigerian males to go for screening for cancer of the prostate. I would not recommend this unless you have urinary symptoms. Prostate is a special case where the benefits of general screening are highly controversial. Fact 1: the prostate enlarges in all[...]

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BREAKING: IGP Idris Apologises to Edwin Clark, detains four Policemen

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has apologised to elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark over an unauthorised raid carried out by some policemen on his house in Abuja. Idris, who has already detained the informant and the four policemen who carried out the illegal raid, sent a delegation, led by a DIG and some[...]

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Every Nigerian owes China over N15,000

Every Nigerian owes China about N15,000 at the moment in goodwill and in debt, considering the quantum of Chinese aid for development, welfare and loans in the last few years. As at 2014, Nigeria was the sixth country on the list of third world countries that had received aid from China. It received the sum[...]

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Nigeria set to lose 550,000 barrels of oil by ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil said a blockade by former employees threatens crude production at oil facilities in Nigeria, adding that “disruptions to these operations have the potential to significantly impact revenues.” The company made the announcement in a statement after a six-week blockade by former workers at the oil facilities. Mobil Producing Nigeria, the ExxonMobil subsidiary that released[...]

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Jose Mourinho sentenced to one year jail term for tax fraud

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been found guilty in a long-running tax fraud case. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights revenue for 2011 and 2012 when he was Real Madrid manager. According to the El Mundo, Mourinho has accepted wrongdoing and has been sentenced to a one-year jail term.[...]

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2 days to go!! Wanbabablog N1000 Recharge card giveaway!!

Hey guys, We will be giving out N1000 worth of recharge cards to 25 of our readers. The giveaway runs from today 30th August to 5th of September. Winners will be announced on the 6th of September. How to qualify Share your favourite article from the blog on either Facebook or twitter, then enter your[...]

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Amazon’s market value tops $1tn

Amazon has briefly become the second US-listed firm to have a market value of more than $1 trillion (£779bn). Shares in the e-commerce giant rose nearly 2% to a high of $2,050.50 in morning trade before slipping back. Apple reached the same milestone in early August. Founded in 1994, Amazon is now the world's largest online[...]

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People burn their Nike clothing following Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

People have started burning their Nike clothing just hours after Colin Kaepernick, the former NFL quarterback who sparked controversy for kneeling during the US national anthem, said he's starring in Nike's iconic "Just Do It" ad campaign. Like anything controversial these days, social media fuelled the backlash quicker than the lighter fluid people poured over[...]

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MTN Faces Double Nigeria Blow With Tax Claim of $2 Billion

News comes after central bank demanded return of $8.1 billion MTN says it hasn’t commited any offences; will defend position Nigeria is seeking about $2 billion in back taxes from MTN Group Ltd., another curve ball directed at Africa’s biggest wireless carrier that’s come to light less than a week after it was ordered to[...]

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BREAKING: South Africa’s Economy Enters Recession

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa unexpectedly suffered the same false start as his predecessor nine years ago: a recession in his first six months in office. The news is a setback to the new president, whose ascent in the wake of the corruption-plagued era of Jacob Zuma initially aroused such optimism that it was dubbed[...]

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Nigerian Military Rated 43rd Best in the World

The Global Fire Power (GFP), an institution which ranks the military of different countries, has rated the Nigerian military as the 43rd best in the world, in its 2018 survey. This places Nigeria above 18 European countries namely: Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Bulgaria, Austria, Ireland, Macedonia, Finland, Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, Serbia, Albania, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia,[...]

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Today’s Exchange Rates, September 04,

           USD          GBP          EUR INTERBANK     360.45     480.18     420.32 LAGOS     360     485     425 KANO     361     483     423 PH     362     482    [...]

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