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Nigerian Pastor Bolanle Alo Dies While Resisting Deportation At Calgary Alberta Canada Airport, Widow Wants Answer

Photo Of Nigerian Pastor Bolanle Alo Dies While Resisting Deportation At Canada Border Services Office In Calgary Alberta Canada Airport, Widow Wants Answer The wife of a Nigerian Pastor who passed away while two immigration police officers were trying to enforce his deportation last week has asked the Canadian government for details surrounding her husband’s death. Pastor Bolanle Idowu Alo passed away on the 7th of August shortly after he had a fierce altercation with two Calgary Airport policemen who confronted him when he refused to take off on a KLM flight heading for Amsterdam. The plane was forced to make emergency landing when 49-year-old Alo started causing a scene. He was later taken to the Canada Border Service section of Calgary Airport where the confrontation continued. Other r...

Baba Tee, Dayo Amusa Storm London For Ibile Day 2018

Comic Nollywood actor Baba Tee, Dayo Amusa and other Nollywood stars are currently vacationing in the UK The duo were among top Nollywood celebrities who participated in an annual cultural event tagged Ibile Day. See more photos of the actors as they enjoy the beautiful weather in London. Enjoyment people!!!.

August bond auction oversubscribed by N10.09bn, says DMO

Abuja – The Debt Management Office (DMO) said the Federal Government’s bond auction for August conducted on Wednesday was oversubscribed by N10.09 billion. Abraham Nwankwo DG, Debt Management Office A statement issued in Abuja by the DMO on Thursday said N90 billion worth of bonds were offered in three tenors of five, seven and 10 years. “Allotments were made to successful bidders at 14.39 per cent for the five-year, 14.60 per cent for the seven-year and 14.69 per cent for the 10-year bond which are consistent with the rates in the secondary market for the bonds offered at the auction. “A total of N100.09 billion was allotted to competitive and non-competitive bidders at the auction and the proceeds will provide additional financing for the implementation of the 2018 A...

Victor Moses: Chelsea’s Nigeria winger announces international retirement at 27

Moses scored a penalty in Nigeria’s 2-1 Group D defeat by Argentina at the 2018 World Cup Nigeria’s Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 27. The Chelsea winger played 37 times for his country, scoring 12 times since making his debut in 2012. He had previously represented England up to Under-21 level, while coming through the ranks at Crystal palace. “I have experienced some of the best moments of my life wearing the Super Eagles shirt and have memories with me that will last a lifetime,” he said. “However, I feel that now is the right time to step away in order to be able to focus fully on my club career and young family, as well as to allow the next generation the opportunity to step up and to flourish. “Th...

Globacom rolls out enhanced data connectivity package, Oga SIM

By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor & Juliet UmehLAGOS—Globacom Wednesday rolled out another SIM package called, Oga SIM,with enhanced data connectivity benefits. Globacom-offices The new package is a special SIM that offers subscribers huge value to enrich their experience on the network. Unveiling the offering at Mike Adenuga Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos, the company’s Regional Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni, said the product  gives Glo subscribers  125 percent bonus on data bundle subscriptions. He said: “Oga SIM is revolutionary considering its offerings. A  new data subscriber who buys any data plan on Glo, automatically gets 125 percent bonus. “The subscriber  does not need to  do anything  else to enjoy the benefit  besides just  buying  a  preferred ...

Innocent Man Jailed For Crime He Knew Nothing About Freed From Prison 2 Years Later

A man who was falsely accused and imprisoned for his “killing his neighbour” after taking her to the hospital, has regained his freedom after two years. The man identified as Mr Chidiebere Onwumere, a native of Umuagbaghagha village in Osisioma local government area of Abia state, was jailed after being accused of killing his neighbour, late Uzochi Chinyere, who lived in same compound with him. Narrating his ordeal to Abia Facts Newspaper after his release from Nigerian prisons in Afara, Umuahia on Tuesday, Mr Chidiebere who was full of praises to God for vindicating him after two years of suffering for a crime he knew nothing about, said it was in his bid to save a neighbour that caused him to suffer this injustice. He said, “I came back to where I was residing at Umujiji, Isiahia Osisiom...

Google releases a searchable database of US political ads

In an effort to provide more transparency and deliver on a promise to Congress, Google just published an archive of political ads that have run on its platform. Google’s new database, which it calls the Ad Library, is searchable through a dedicated launch page. Anyone can search for and filter ads, viewing them by candidate name or advertiser, spend, the dates the ads were live, impressions and type. For anyone looking for the biggest ad budget or the farthest reaching political ad, the ads can be sorted by spend, impressions and recency, as well. Google also provided a report on the data, showing ad spend by U.S. state, by advertiser and by top keywords. The company added a bit of context around its other recent ad transparency efforts: Earlier this year, we took important steps to increa...

Sacked Driver Who Robbed Former Boss In Lekki Sentenced To Death

File photo The Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Wednesday sentenced a driver and disgruntled former employee, Monsuru Ayoola, to death for armed robbery. Justice Raliat Adebiyi convicted Ayoola on a one count charge of armed robbery. The judge found him guilty of robbing his former employer, Mr. Lanre Alabi, in 2015, with a toy gun and machete for allegedly owing him salary. Justice Adebiyi held: “The defendant is found guilty on a one count charge of armed robbery. “The punishment for the offence is a strict and a mandatory one and for this reason, the allocutus of the defence counsel cannot apply. “The defendant is hereby sentenced to death pursuant to Section 295 of the Criminal Law of Lagos, 2011. “May God have mercy on your soul.” She, however, discharged Ayoola on a two-count cha...

Inside the Jeremy Corbyn wreath row cemetery in Tunisia

Jeremy Corbyn has faced questions about his involvement in a wreath-laying ceremony he attended in Tunisia in 2014. The Labour leader says he was honouring Palestinians killed in a 1985 Israeli bomb attack in the country. However, he has faced scrutiny because the cemetery also houses graves of people accused of links to the 1972 massacre of Israelis at the Munich Olympics. The BBC’s Rana Jawad went to have a look at the cemetery at the centre of the controversy.

Sudan boat accident: 24 schoolchildren die near River Nile

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The boat capsized around 750km north of the capital Khartoum At least 24 children on their way to school and a health worker have drowned when their boat sank in northern Sudan. More than 40 children were on the boat, whose engine failed in a strong current as it crossed a 2.5km (1.6m) flooded area near the River Nile. The children, who were between the ages of seven and 16, began to panic, leaned to one side and the boat overturned, the school’s headmaster told the BBC. Only two bodies have been found. Ab el-Khayr Adam Yunis, the headmaster of the Kenba High School, said the pupils usually go to school on foot, but have been using a boat for the past week due to flooding after heavy rain. “Those who died were mostly girls,” he t...

Just in: Buhari New Media Centre inaugurates Website Thursday

The Buhari New Media Centre (BNMC) will on Thursday inaugurate its website; `http://www.buharicentre.com’ Alhaji Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. According to him, the website is designed to be an interactive platform and a hub for showcasing the achievements of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari He said the website would also provide opportunities for exchange of ideas, verification, clarification and regular updates on the administration. “A community section on the website (www.community.buharicentre.com) enables Nigerians, especially supporters of President Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to create simple profi...

Naira closes at N362.30 to dollar at investors’ window

The Naira on Wednesday closed at N362.30 to the dollar at the investors’ window, with investors trading a total of 147.8 million dollars, newsmen report. At the Bureau de Change (BDC) window, the naira was sold at N360 to the dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N478 and N415, respectively. File: Naira and Dollar The Nigerian currency closed at N360 to the dollar at the parallel market, maintaining same rate for 36 hours, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N478 and N415, respectively. Meanwhile, the CBN had continued its interventions at the nations’ foreign exchange market, with the injection of 210 million dollars on Tuesday. NAN