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After multiple unconfirmed reports, the Financial Times has confirmed the arrest of two Binance executives in Nigeria this week. Both executives flew to Nigeria last week following a ban on their website and were arrested by the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), the same report said. In an anxious week for Nigeria’s crypto industry, regulators made significant changes, blocking access to the websites of several exchanges and pegging USDT/NGN exchange rates. Menu Categories Newsletter Events News Two Binance executives arrested in Nigeria following website ban By Ganiu OloruntadeFeb 28, 2024 Image source: Techcabal Share After multiple unconfirmed reports, the…

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Elder statesman and top journalist, High Chief Tola Adeniyi, has accused the Nigerian Labour Congress of playing politics with the emotions of the masses. The former Editor of Sunday Times said this on Wednesday in a statement after a protest by the NLC on Tuesday. The protest, which was to last two days, was called off by the NLC on Tuesday. Speaking on the development, Adeniyi said: “The game the Nigerian Labour Congress is playing with the Masses regarding strike actions is too dangerous and calamitous for the country. “Calling people out, working up their emotions and hyping their game-plan…

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A group, KACCIMA Concerned Group, has decried the activities of an “illegal council” of the Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KACCIMA). The group, which is made up of registered and fully accredited members of the Chamber, described the activities of the council members as “unholy and self-seeking”. The group, led by its Chairman, Abdul’Aziz Sabitu Mohammed, made the remarks while addressing a press conference at the NUJ Press Centre, Kano, on Tuesday. We are here this afternoon to bring to the notice of the local and International partners of KACCIMA, the prevailing happenings in the organisation, especially…

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Abiodun Former aides of the former Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, have sent a passionate appeal to the incumbent Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to pay their severance gratuity denied them since they left office in 2019. Representatives of the former Special Assistants, who served between 2015 and 2019, Gbenga Adekanmbi, Musiliu Oladeinde and Olusola Balogun, stated in a statement issued in Abeokuta that all efforts to make Abiodun pay the gratuity have failed. They lamented that this has caused them financial, mental and physical trauma and that the value of their allowance has depreciated heavily. The former political…

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Emeka Offor, the Chairman of Chrome Groups and Promoter of Interstate Electrics Limited is trending for allegedly having a hand in slowing down the actualisation of the Geometric power plant in Osisioma, Aba. It took nearly two decades for Geometric to finally get a shot at fulfilling its promise to provide 24-hour power supply to the city of Aba after it turned on the first of its four power-generating turbines for the first time on Sunday, February 25, 2024. Emeka Offor, who was a close friend of Namadi Sambo, Nigeria’s Vice President at the time, was said to have frustrated…

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City Transformer has launched a prototype on Tel Aviv’s roads, with production of an improved model underway and vehicles slated for a July release; however, the high price tag might make the innovative car less marketable An Israeli innovation is capturing attention in the streets of Tel Aviv. City Transformer’s foldable car prototype, dubbed “the world’s first adaptable car,” can shrink to “drive like a car and park like a motorcycle.”

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Saadatu Rimi University of Education The Saadatu Rimi University of Education, Kumbotso, Kano State, has spent N30 million to procure 90 inter-connected terabyte capacity computers as part of the institution’s Information Technology Development Initiative. Similarly, the university has connected all its examination centres with Close Circuit Television Cameras, CCTV, to check examination malpractice and enhance students’ performance. The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that the vice chancellor, Prof. Yahaya Bunkure, said this while presenting 90 assorted computers to the institution’s academic union. He said the supply of the gadgets was financed from the university’s revitalization funds. “We are judiciously…

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, says its 330kV Gwagwalada-Katampe Transmission line has been destroyed by vandals. This is contained in a statement issued by Ndidi Mbah, TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs in Abuja on Wednesday. ”Bulk power supply flexibility and volume of power into Abuja has reduced by 250MW following destruction of tower 70 on the TCN’s 330kV Gwagwalada-Katampe Transmission line in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). ”The incident occurred on Monday at about 11.32pm. At the said time of the incident, the Gwagwalada-Katampe Transmission line had tripped at Gwagwalada Transmission Substation and trial reclosure by TCN Operators failed, nessectating…

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As issues surrounding the alleged order given to Pastor Idowu Iluyomade and Wife Dr Siju Iluyomade by General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye to resign from being the head of City of David Parish under the Apapa Family continues to generate serious controversy, the Iluyomades are garnering more support from lots of RCCG members across the globe as well as thousands of beneficiaries of several interventions of Arise Women Foundation, a non-profit organization under the auspices of Dr Siju Iluyomade. The controversy has been throwing up many underlying crisis that has lingered within the…

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A South African woman named Happy Simelane has gone on a podcast to confess that she falsely accused a man of rape years ago. She explained that she was 19 and the man was 3 years older than her when he got her pregnant. She admitted that they were dating and the sex was consensual but because South Africans consider it a taboo for their women to date Nigerian men, she couldn’t tell the truth when her family falsely accused him of raping her. Happy said the man, who was still new in the country and had not spent up…

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