ICPC Uncovers 20,000 More Ghost Names Used By D’banj To Divert N600 million Monthly Through N-Power

ICPC Uncovers 20,000 More Ghost Names Used By D'banj To Divert N600 million Monthly Through N-Power

ICPC Uncovers 20,000 More Ghost Names Used By D’banj To Divert N600 million Monthly Through N-Power The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has uncovered a fresh 20,000 ghost names infused into N-power scheme by Oladapo Oyebanji, known as D’banj, diverting N600 million monthly. The anti-graft agency detained D’banj on Tuesday over fraud allegations involving the N-Power Programme. On June 8, 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the programme to address the issues of youth unemployment and empowerment, and also promote social development. N-Power is a youth empowerment…

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Elon Musk Set To Purge Twitter, 1.5 billion Accounts To Be Deleted

Elon Musk Set To Purge Twitter, 1.5 billion Accounts To Be Deleted

Elon Musk Set To Purge Twitter, 1.5 billion Accounts To Be Deleted The CEO of Twitter, Elon Musk is set to purge twitter as he discloses that 1.5 billion accounts will be deleted to free up space in the database, making same number available for new users. Tweeting earlier today, Musk said that the platform intends to “start freeing the name space of 1.5 billion accounts,” very soon. The decision to purge inactive accounts will benefit some new users who want to use a particular username but cannot since it…

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Trip To The Moon By SpaceX To Include DJ, YouTuber, Rapper and Dancer

Trip To The Moon By SpaceX To Include DJ, YouTuber, Rapper and Dancer A commercial DJ, K-pop rapper, and a space YouTuber are to go on a trip around the Moon, after they were picked by a Japanese billionaire for a private SpaceX flight. Businessman Yusaku Maezawa revealed his crew on Friday after a global search for creative individuals last year. American DJ Steve Aoki and Korean star top are the most high-profile picks. The flight, scheduled for next year, could be the first lunar journey by humans since 1972.…

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Nigeria Is Best Place To Invest In Africa – Vice President Osinbajo Tells Vietnamese President

Nigeria Is Best Place To Invest In Africa - Vice President Osinbajo Tells Vietnamese President

Nigeria Is Best Place To Invest In Africa – Vice President Osinbajo Tells Vietnam’s President Nigeria is the best, most natural destination for investment in Africa, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam can leverage the cherished friendship with Nigeria to gain entry to the vast Nigerian and African markets, said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Vietnamese President. Osinbajo made this assertion at his meeting with Vietnamese President, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who also expressed strong commitments to leverage and deepen existing diplomatic relations and friendship with Nigeria for economic development, especially in…

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We Won’t Compromise 2023 Elections, Though Under Intense Pressure To Do So – Chief of Defence Staff

We Won't Compromise 2023 Elections, Though Under Intense Pressure To Do So - Chief of Defence Staff

We Won’t Compromise 2023 Elections, Though Under Intense Pressure To Do So – Chief of Defence Staff The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, yesterday, in a startling revelation, disclosed that security agencies are under intense pressure from all corners to compromise the 2023 elections. He, however, allayed fears of a truncated process, while calling on Nigerians to put their trust in the security forces as they remain wholly committed to remaining neutral before, during and after the exercise. Irabor, who appeared on the Ministerial Media Briefing anchored…

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King Charles Coins Enter Circulation – Royal Mint

King Charles Coins Enter Circulation - Royal Mint

King Charles Coins Enter Circulation – Royal Mint The first coins bearing the likeness of Britain’s King Charles III entered circulation Thursday, The Royal Mint announced. The new 50 pence (60 US cent) piece features an effigy of Charles, who became king after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II in September. The Royal Mint, the official producer of UK banknotes and coins, is initially releasing 4.9 million of the coins via transactions made at the country’s postal offices. Millions more will eventually enter use, with Charles’s head featured…

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Volodymyr Zelensky’s Time Magazine’s Person of The Year Award ‘Russophobic,’ Says Kremlin

Volodymyr Zelensky’s Time Magazine's Person of The Year Award ‘Russophobic,’ Says Kremlin

Volodymyr Zelensky’s Time Magazine’s Person of The Year Award ‘Russophobic,’ Says Kremlin The Kremlin on Thursday said Time magazine’s decision to name Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky as “Person of the Year” reflected “Russophobic” trends in Western countries. The comments came after Zelensky was ranked “Person of the Year” by the magazine on Wednesday and the “Most Influential” person in Europe by Politico on Thursday. Time noted its choice to nominate Zelensky was “the most clear-cut in memory”, hailing the leader’s decision to remain in Kyiv and rally his country amid Russia’s offensive.…

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Bernard Arnault Briefly Overtakes Elon Musk As World’s Richest Man

Bernard Arnault Briefly Overtakes Elon Musk As World's Richest Man

Bernard Arnault Briefly Overtakes Elon Musk As World’s Richest Man Bernard Arnault briefly overtakes Elon Musk as world’s richest man who has held the top spot on the Forbes list for world’s richest since September 2021 with a net worth of $185.3 billion. Twitter owner and Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk lost his title as the world’s richest person on Wednesday, according to Forbes, following his expensive bets to buy the social media firm and selling stocks of his electric-car company to fund the $44 billion deal. Bernard Arnault, the…

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Forbes Names Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala One of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2022: Full List

Forbes Names Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala One of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2022: Full List

Forbes Names Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala One of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2022: Full List Forbes has named the Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala one of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2022. Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Integrated Whale Media Investments and the Forbes family with a particular focus on business, technology, communications, science, politics, and law. The African leadership person of the year awards are vote-based and reserved yearly for leading Africans who are making positive impacts and promoting a favourable image…

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Time Magazine Names Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, 2022 Person of the Year

Time Magazine Names Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky 2022 Person of the Year

Time Magazine Names Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, 2022 Person of the Year Time Magazine has named Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky as its 2022 Person of the Year. The award by Time Magazine is given to the person who is seen to have had the most influence on global events over the past 12 months. Other finalists for the award included protesters in Iran, China’s Xi Jinping, Elon Musk and the US Supreme Court. The magazine’s editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal said the decision to choose the Ukrainian president was “the most clear-cut in…

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ICPC Arrests, Detains D’banj Over Alleged Fraudulent Diversion Of N-Power Funds

ICPC Arrests, Detains D’banj Over Alleged Fraudulent Diversion Of N-Power Funds

ICPC Arrests, Detains D’banj Over Alleged Fraudulent Diversion Of N-Power Funds Nigerian singer Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo known as D’banj has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) over alleged fraudulent diversion of n-power funds. Premium Times reported on Wednesday that D’banj has been detained by the ICPC after ignoring multiple invitations to explain his role in the alleged diversion of funds earmarked the N-Power project. N-power is part of the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) set up by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to tackle unemployment and…

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How 50 kobo Caused Massive Protest In Nigeria Leading To The “ALI MUST GO”

How 50 kobo Caused Massive Protest In Nigeria Leading To The “ALI MUST GO” Rant

How 50 kobo Caused Massive Protest In Nigeria Leading To The “ALI MUST GO” 44 years ago, Nigerian students staged a protest that till today remains the mother of all Aluta in the country. It was a nationwide agitation that brought the National Union of Nigeria Students (NUNS) into an open confrontation with the Olusegun Obasanjo led Military government and the stern looking men of the Nigerian Army. The bloody episode which popularized the power of Nigerian students started in April 1978, when the government asked the students to make…

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