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Hoodlums attacked the car musician rode into Wuse market in Abuja yesterday morning. Charly Boy and members of the Concerned Nigerians group were in Wuse to mobilize the traders to join their #resign or resume protest which has been on since last week when the thugs stoned him and his cars after he addressed a section of the traders. See photos from the scene below...
A mob yesterday killed a soldier, Lance Cpl. Ayuba Ali, in Akwanga, Nasarawa state. According to reports, trouble started for the deceased who was on mufti, when the motorcycle he was riding on, hit a street hawker at Agwan Affi area of the town.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has refuted a rumored bomb scare at the Hajj and Cargo Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. There were speculations online yesterday that a bomb was detected at the terminal by FAAN officials. The agency has however released a statement to clarify on what truly happened. Read the statement below
Google has reportedly fired an employee who wrote the controversial internal memo that went viral over the weekend criticising the company's diversity policies.
The Minister for Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelemah, has disclosed the 27 industries that would benefit in the Federal government's recently introduced pioneer status also known as tax break policy. Last week, the Federal government announced the introduction of Pioneer status, a policy where companies within a certain industry will be exempted from paying company income tax for an initial period of three years. Afterward, they can be exempted for two more years.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has relieved the Chairmen of Four Local Government Caretaker Committees of their appointments. The affected chairmen include those of Gokana, Asari-Toru, Emohua and Ogu-Bolo Local Government Areas.
Lagos State Government has given street traders and roadside mechanics in the Marina axis of Lagos Island 72 hours to vacate or risk arrest and prosecution.
The Enugu State police command on Monday arrested a self-acclaimed preacher, Bishop Ginika Obi, the General Overseer of the City of Liberation and Comfort Ministry, for allegedly swindling his members to the tune of over N500 million.
On Thursday, 3rd of August, 2017 the Honourable Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Gozie Anwukah commissioned the Unites AcademyIOT Innovation Center at the Federal Science and Technical College Yaba, Lagos State.
Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed an independent non-executive director at Standard Chartered Plc in the United Kingdom where she would be earning £130,000 per year.