US rapper J. Cole arrives Nigeria for first-time concert

US rapper J. Cole has arrived in Nigeria for the Castle Lite Unlocks concert he is headlining. The rapper who is famous for going platinum with no features with his ‘Forrest Hills Drive’ album released in 2014, was spotted on Wednesday at the international wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos. The news of his arrival came in a tweet from the show’s organisers, saying, “He is here! J.Cole has arrived in Lagos for #CastleLiteUnlocks and Friday can’t seem to come quickly enough!” HE IS HERE! J.Cole (@JColeNC) has arrived…

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Senate summons President Buhari over Benue killings

The Senate has resolved to summon President Muhammadu Buhari to address the legislature on the spate of killings in Nigeria. The lawmakers, however, agreed to hold a joint session with the House of Representatives which had, on Wednesday, also invited the President. The upper chamber of the National Assembly expressed concerns about the competence of the country’s security chiefs and the need to declare a state of emergency in the states experiencing security crises. The decisions were taken based on a motion moved by Senator George Akume on the recent…

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Innoson chief’s absence in court stalls his trial

The Lagos high court has adjourned the case involving Innocent Chukwuma, CEO of Innoson Motors, following his absence and pending outcome of the petition against the presiding judge, Mojisola Dada, before the National Judicial Council (NJC). On February 12, Innoson petitioned NJC to investigate the circumstance leading to Dada’s issuance of a bench warrant against him and ordering his arrest. This followed the suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against him bordering on forgery. In the resumed hearing on Wednesday, the lead prosecuting counsel to the…

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Killings: CAN, monarch sue for peace in Nasarawa

The Andoma of Doma in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Aliyu Ogah, has called for peace among farmers and herdsmen for the socio-economic development of the state and the country. Ogah made the call on Thursday at his palace in Doma during a peace talk with the officials of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Doma chapter . He said that peaceful co-existence among communities would also boost food production in the state. “When farmers and herdsmen co-exist peacefully, the situation will enhance food security and the socio-economic well being of the people…

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#BBNaija: I will go for anger management classes – Cee-C

Big Brother Naija finalist and the drama queen of the house, Cynthia Nwadiora, popularly known as Cee-C, has said that she would be going to see a counsellor immediately after her media tour. Cee-C disclosed this during a question-and-answer session between finalists and their fans organised by Payporte. During the session, the beautiful ex-housemate acknowledged that she needed help for anger management and that she was willing to take classes for it. She replied a fan, saying, “Yeah, I need anger management classes.” Earlier, a foundation known as KBK gave…

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Nigeria’s Henry Onyekuru makes his return at Anderlecht

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru made his long awaited return from injury at his Belgian club RSC Anderlecht on Wednesday. The forward has been out nursing a knee injury which he sustained in a Belgian First Divison A match against his former side KAS Eupen in December 2017. Onyekuru was expected to miss the reminder of the season, but the 20-year-old featured for Anderlecht as they thumped Lokeren 4-1 in a reserve league game on Wednesday. The Belgian giants released the following statement on their official Twitter account: “After winning the…

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Shell profits rise on back of soaring oil prices

Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 42 percent rise in first-quarter profit, its highest in over three years, boosted by higher oil prices and production. Expectations are high for Shell to continue to generate strong profits and cash flow after the Anglo-Dutch company beat larger rival Exxon Mobil on both fronts in 2017 thanks to cost cuts and higher efficiencies. The world’s top oil companies are expected to generate more cash in 2018 than at any other time this decade after three years of cuts, but boards remain cautious…

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Nintendo annual profits soar 36 percent to $1.27bn on Switch sales

Nintendo on Thursday said its annual net profit soared 36.1 percent, thanks to the immense popularity of its Switch console, and announced it was appointing a new president. Shuntaro Furukawa, 46, who currently oversees marketing and other divisions at the Kyoto-based video game giant, will succeed 68-old-year Tatsumi Kimishima, who has headed up the firm since 2015. Nintendo has been on a winning streak, with its Switch console flying off the shelves since its launch last year. The company said its net profit for the year to March reached 139.6…

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Another comedy of shame

Legislative rascality has a long, chequered history. Perhaps one of the most dramatic in the Senate in the last 18 years happened on the watch of Chuba Okadigbo, when former President Olusegun Obasanjo tried by means fair and foul to remove Okadigbo as president of the Senate. After several attempts to remove him, including the executive offering bribes to senators, the Oyi of Oyi, as Okadigbo was fondly called, took matters into his own hands. He removed the mace, the symbol of authority, and took it to his residence in…

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Singer, Olamide hits Abuja for Kings Meet

Popular Nigerian singer, Olamide will hit Abuja Thursday April, 26, 2018 for the maiden edition of ‘Kings Meet’, an event organised for elite fun seekers in Abuja by the Kings of the North Group. This is contained in a statement issued by the organisers in Abuja and made available to the News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) on Wednesday. The statement said Olamide will feature at the event holding at a popular fun spot in the Wuse II Area of Abuja known as Moscow Underground and is supported by the distinctive Hennessy xo….

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