Nasir El Rufai
The Kaduna State Government led by Governor Nasir El Rufai on Friday prayed a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna to grant her custody of two children who were allegedly sexually abused by their biological father.
Hafsat Mohammed-Baba, the Commissioner of Human Services and Social Development, made the prayer in a meeting with the judge, Dahiru Bamalli over a recent controversy on the court granting custody to the accused.
According to the News Agency Nigeria, NAN, one Fatima Muhammad had filed a suit against her husband, Muhammad Isah at the court, accusing him of having canal knowledge of their two underage children.… >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:By Moses Nosike
Interswitch Limited, a leading technology-driven company focused on the digitisation of payments in Nigeria and other countries in Africa, and American Express (AmEx), are pleased to announce a new partnership to expand the usage and acceptance of American Express Cards across Nigeria.
The partnership would afford American Express Cardmembers to transact using a wide range of merchants, who process business payments through Interswitch platform. The partnership would also allow Interswitch to integrate its network of merchants in Nigeria into the global American Express network.
As part of the agreement, Interswitch will assume responsibility for managing American Express merchants in … >>> Read Full Story
Mother Tongue Day
Some experts of diverse careers on Friday urged parents to teach their children and wards indigenous languages peculiar with each child early in life to uphold their identity and nation’s cultural heritage.
The experts made the call during the 2020 commemoration of the International Mother Language Day organised by Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) in collaboration with the Nigerian Film Corporation and Voice of Nigeria (VON).
The event was held at the Nigerian Film Corporation Cinema Complex, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The International Mother Language Day was earmarked by the United Nations General Assembly to promote awareness of linguistics and … >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:The Victim
By Evelyn Usman
Her stricken scream of help me rented the air at the early hours of Tuesday, jolting residents of Mechanic Village in Jakande Estate, Oke-Afa, Isolo area of Lagos, from sleep. But none went out to know the cause because it was too late to do so.
Her piercing cries gradually subsided,, with a man’s voice ordering her to get out of the house.
By morning, her personal effects were seen littered in front of a barbing saloon which served as home for her and her 28-year-old boyfriend.
By the time residents went out to find out the … >>> Read Full Story
Lauren London denies dating Diddy after Nipsey Hussle’s death
American actress, Lauren London, has debunked rumours that she is dating hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs, 50, a year after the death of her husband, Nipsey Hussle.
The actress lost her man, Grammy-winning rapper Nipsey Hussle in 2019 after he was shot dead.
There has been recent speculation of dating rumors surrounding Diddy and actress, which started after Diddy shared a photo of himself with London, 35, during the Roc Nation pre-Grammys brunch.
He captioned the photo: “More lost files…me and my sister @laurenlondon at the @rocnation brunch.”
The widow of late rapper Nipsey Hussle, quickly … >>> Read Full Story
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The Zambian government on Friday suspended an exercise to collect blood samples from citizens for an HIV assessment project after it received resistance from citizens.
The Ministry of Health sent out its staff around some residential areas for a pilot phase assessment of the Zambia population-based HIV Impact Assessment Survey.
But the health staff faced resistance due to the current security situation where people’s homes and public institutions were gassed and have instilled fear in citizens.
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The security situation is tense after unknown people started gassing people’s home and the … >>> Read Full Story
Nigerian actor, Paul Utomi has joined other Nollywood filmmakers in exploring new ideas and creating better stories, with his incoming movie, ‘Country Hard’.
According to the director, the hyperlink cinema film is based on four stories that reflect on the hardship experienced by seven individuals in a small part of Lagos on an ordinary day that ends with life-altering consequences for all.
The screenplay was written by Utomi and co-produced by Tope Tedela, Timini Egbuson, Sam Ochonma, Vanessa Nzediegwu as well as the film’s director.
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We congregated and made a picture—COUNTRY HARD—written & directed by @paulutomi and produced … >>> Read Full Story