FG demands names of ex-govs, ministers on double pay, life pensions from SERAP, ready to enforce Court verdict (See full list inside)

The Federal Government has asked Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to send the full list of former governors and ministers that have received and/or receiving double pay and life pensions in order to enhance and ensure compliance with the judgment of the court. The letter followed the judgment which ordered the government to challenge the legality of states’ pension laws and recover public funds collected by former governors and ministers. SERAP had earlier sent a letter to Abukabar Malami, SAN, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, asking…

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Israel Adesanya retains UFC middleweight belt

Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya successfully fended off Yoel Romero’s bid for his middleweight title with a unanimous-decision win in the main event of UFC 248 from Las Vegas in the early hours of today. The Last Stylebender scored the win in a bizarre, uneventful affair that saw both fighters mostly play it safe as fans booed. In winning the unanimous decision, Adesanya won on all of the judges scorecards to retain his middleweight title to extend his undefeated record to 19-0 and solidifies himself as the best middleweight on the planet.…

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Pastor wins Guinness Drinking Competition, feat shocks church members

A Nigerian pastor has left his members shocked after he contested in a Guinness Drinking Competition. A pastor believed to be a preacher in Ibewe New Light Ministry Church became an internet sensation when the news of how he won a drinking competition set up by Guinness went viral. The congregations are in total shock when they discovered it was their pastor who won in such competition and more shocked at the fact that he participated in such competition. Also, many who know him are surprised that a man of…

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I took a break from music to focus on my business investments —Terry G

As Terry G, the Apako master, plans his come back into the music industry with new projects, the singer has revealed that he took a break from the industry to focus on his business interests. In an interview monitored on HipTv on Friday, Terry G disclosed that paying attention to his business was importnat as he planned for life after music, adding that many musicians, especially in the hip hop circle don’t pay attention to life after music. According to him, music is his first love but investing in his…

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Nigeria’s Democracy a Sham -University Don

A Professor of Research and Methodology, Nigerian Government and Politics, Michael Oni, has said that democracy, as it is been practiced in Nigeria, is nothing but a sham. He pointed out that the nation’s democracy lacks the basic tenets of democracy as recognised globally, saying that democracy anchored on the principle of one man, one vote and majority rule, is however characterised by killings, maiming, massive rigging in Nigeria. The university lecturer stated this while delivering the 31st inaugural lecture of the Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, on Thursday. Oni…

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