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Senate Distances Self From Hate Speech Bill

LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Senate has distanced itself from the proposed Hate Speech Bill following series of criticism against the Bill aimed at stifling free speech. Acting spokesperson for the Senate, Senator Godiya Akwashiki, told journalists in Abuja on Monday that contrary to widespread impression, the bill was not the idea of the ninth Senate He […]

Bank Workers Threaten To Shut Down Banking Operation Next Month

LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) and its counterpart, the National Union of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions (NUBIFIE) told newmen at the weekend that workers in the sector would embark on an indefinite strike over failure of their employers to review the Collective Bargaining Agreement […]

Bayelsa PDP Governorship Candidate Declares ‘Himself ‘Winner Of The election

LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, says he is the winner of the Saturday’s governorship election. He said this at a press briefing in Yenagoa on Monday. Among those present at the media event were Diri’s running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo; PDP’s Vice Chairman, South-South […]

Lagos Evacuates Lion Haboured By Indian As ‘Maiguard’

LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Monday succeeded in evacuating a lion found at a private home around Victoria Island of Lagos to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki. Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed that the exercise was carried out in conjunction with officials of the […]

Imo State Records Highest Number Of ‘Yahoo Yahoo In South East

LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday disclosed that Imo State has recorded the highest number of cybercrimes in the South-East geo-political Region. The commission also declared that it has convicted over 90 suspects for various financial crimes within the South East this year alone. Regional Commander of the EFCC in […]

Nigeria Inflation Rate Rose To 17-Month High As Food Prices Surge-NBS

LAGOS NVEMBER 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rose To  17-month high in October as food prices surged. Consumer prices rose 11.6% from a year earlier compared with 11.2% in September, the Abuja-based National Bureau of Statistics said in a report published on its Twitter account Monday. That is the highest rate since May 2018 and exceeded […]

#KogiDecides: Yahaya Bello Declared Winner Of Kogi Gov. Election

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has been re-elected as the governor of the state. Governor Bello was returned elected on Monday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), having scored the highest number of votes in the keenly contested poll. The Returning Officer for […]

Girl Accuses Pastor Father Of Demanding Sex Before Paying Her School Fees

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Fortune, aged 20, has narrated to policemen how her father started having sex with her when she was 13 years old, and that he would demand sex before paying her school fees. Her father, the Presiding Pastor of Mount Zion Light House Full Gospel Church, Obio Imo Lane, Uyo, Apostle Williams Okon […]

Policeman Caught Using Ballot Box To Wash Uniform In Bayelsa

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-An officer from the mobile police squad was spotted using a ballot box to wash his uniform inside the premises of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, on Sunday. The INEC office is the collation centre for the Bayelsa governorship election that held on Saturday. Redeployed from […]

Africa Retailer, Jumia Closes Shop In Cameroon

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGRS) – Online retailer Jumia Technologies said on Monday it had suspended its e-commerce platform activities in Cameroon because they were “not suitable” for the African state. Dubbed “the Amazon of Africa”, the company founded in 2012 by two French former McKinsey consultants has grown quickly to become the continent’s leading e-commerce […]

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