The National Social Investment Office (NSIO) on Thursday advised Nigerians, particularly beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme, to discountenance the ongoing fake social media messages about the scheme.
Mr Justice Bibiye, the Communications Officer, NSIO, in a statement to NAN on Thursday in Abuja, urged the beneficiaries to be circumspect.
According to him, that fraudulent messages were put out to deceive unsuspecting individuals into applying for a fresh batch of N-Power volunteers or N-Power devices via fabricated links on social media.
The statement added that “Such messages are the handiwork of fraudsters who would stop at nothing in trying to rip innocent people of their hard-earned … >>> Read Full Story
American television and media personality, Wendy Williams has said she is ready to settle down again but she and her next husband won’t be living in the same house.
The Wendy Williams Show host who filed for divorce from her estranged husband of 20-years Kevin Hunter, Sr. after his alleged mistress had his child earlier this year, made this known while speaking recently on Dr. Mehmet Oz daytime talk show.
She said, “I say this all the time … I’m a wife. I’m not a girlfriend and I will get married again. There will be a prenuptial agreement, and by the way, Mehmet, … >>> Read Full Story
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the Federal Government would not inflict hardship on citizens, but rather keep seeking ways to ameliorate their suffering and create more enabling environment for everyone to thrive.
Buhari stated this when he received the new executive of Trade Union Congress,TUC), led by its President, Mr Quadri Olaleye, at the State House, Abuja on Thursday.
The president, who was reacting to Olaleye’s presentation bordering on national issues, said: “On fuel prices, I agree with you on the need to eliminate corruption and inefficiencies in the sector.
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Real Madrid stars, Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois have backed Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante to join the Los Blancos in the future.
According to The Atheltic, Hazard and Courtois believe the 2018 World Cup winner is the type of player missing in Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane’s current squad.
The newspaper reports that the duo have also confided in friends that Kante should be Zidane’s top priority target to sign.
Hazard and Courtois were former teammates with Kante during their time at Stamford before they left Chelsea for Real Madrid.
Kante, who is widely considered as one of the world’s best defensive midfielders, signed a … >>> Read Full Story
South African musician and Idols season 12 runner up, Thami Shobede has died at the age of 31.
His record label Gallo Records confirmed in a statement that Shobede died at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria on Thursday morning.
It’s understood Shobede was admitted to hospital after collapsing during a performance on stage at the weekend.
“Gallo Record Company is extremely saddened and shocked to learn of the sudden passing of one of our artistes, Simphiwe Thamsanqa Shobede, fondly know as Thami,” general manager at Gallo Reords, Robert Cowling, said.
“It came to our attention this morning that he was in hospital suffering from … >>> Read Full Story
South Africa’s Parliament on Thursday called on the police to take cutting-edge strategies to fight rising crimes.
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police said a review is necessary on the way policing is done in South Africa, after being briefed by Police Minister Bheki Cele on the latest crime statistics.
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Cele reported that in 2018/2019 financial year, they recorded 1.4 per cent increase in murder, 4.6-per cent increase in sexual offences, 4.1-per cent increase in attempted murder 2.2 per cent in assault with grievous bodily harm.
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The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has said that it is committed to zoning the governorship seat of Anambra State to the Southern Senatorial zone.
The State Secretary of the party, Barr Tony Ifeanya, stated this while featuring in a radio programme monitored by DAILY POST in Awka, Anambra State.
Ifeanya, reiterated his party’s belief in the zoning and rotation of the office of the governor of Anambra among the three senatorial districts of the state.
He said, “Justice, equity, fairness and good conscience demand that Governor Willie Obiano’s successor should emerge from Anambra South Senatorial District.”
Ifeanya said the party will pursue the part … >>> Read Full Story