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Coinbase gift staffs $25,000 worth of shares before public listing

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Coinbase exchange has gifted shares to its employees ahead of Wednesday’s much-anticipated direct listing on the Nasdaq stock exchange. About 1,700 full-time employees are beneficiaries of the company's surprise giveaway, which was said to be a token of appreciation for their efforts towards the company's growth. However, only full-time employees were eligible for the share giveaway. It means that all contractors...

IPOB is not attacking banks, other – against security operatives

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The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dismissed as rumours the alleged plans by its security network, Eastern Security Network (ESN), to attack banks in the Southeast to forcefully acquire money for the purpose of purchasing arms. The IPOB Group described the report as propaganda by the security agencies to blackmail and dents the global reputation of the security...

Senate confirms Halilu Shaba NASRDA DG’s appointment

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The Senate led by Ahmad Lawan has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Halilu Shaba as the Director-General of the National Space Research and Development Agency. Newsmen learned the approval came following the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Science and Technology at plenary in Abuja, chaired by Senator Uche Ekwunife. Recall President Muhammadu Buhari had in early March...

NYCN Lagos West Coordinators Call for Resignation of VC Over Abuse of Office

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Coordinators of the Lagos West District of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) have asked the Vice-Chairman Comr. Jamiu Ademosu (aka Emjay) to resign his position or face the wrath of the law over abuse of office. In a message released on behalf of the other coordinators by Comr.Olaleye Adeleye Abdulhameed Coordinator, NYCN Mosan-Okunola, accused Ademosu of accepting to...

RAMADAN: Church donates food items to Muslims

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The Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry on Tuesday donated foodstuffs to Muslims in Rigasa, the outskirts of Kaduna. General Overseer of the church, Pastor Yohanna Buru, said the donation was to enable the needy to participate fully in the 30-day Ramadan fast, which began on Tuesday. According to report, this is the 7th year that the Ministry would be reaching...

Here is the full list of JAMB approved CBT centers

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the full list of approved Computer Based Test (CBT) Centres for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) processes. The comprehensive list was contained in JAMB's weekly bulletin sent to the press on Monday. The Board warned that "any of the approved centres found wanting during and after the...

EFCC gags ex-governor, Okorocha

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha. The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, told newsmen on Tuesday that Okorocha was arrested in Abuja. See Also: I’ll improve the police; our best has not been good enough – New IGP Uwujaren, however, declined to comment on the reason for the arrest of...

I’ll improve the police; our best has not been good enough – New IGP

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Usman Alkali Baba, the acting inspector-general of police (IGP), says he will work hard to improve the force. Baba was appointed in an acting capacity by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. Mohammed Adamu, the former IGP, handed over to him in Abuja on Wednesday. Speaking after the ceremony, he said Nigerians should expect an improvement in the security situation in the country. See...

LASG TO DIVERT TRAFFIC ON ADEGBOLA STREET, IKEJA, FOR THE LAGOS RAIL MASS TRANSIT, RED LINE PROJECT

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The Lagos State Government will be diverting the traffic on Adegbola Street from Sunday 11th April, 2021 for 15 months in readiness for the construction of Ikeja Overpass, Lagos Rail Mass Transit, Red Line Project. In a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation, the Commissioner, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde explained that the diversion was in line with the construction of...

LASG announces sales of examination scratch card for Airforce Military school

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The Lagos State Government has announced the commencement of the sale of scratch cards for Common Entrance Examinations into Air Force Military School and Air Force Girls Military School, Jos for the 2021/2022 Academic Session. A statement issued by the Office of the Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Mrs. Folasade Jaji, implored interested persons of Lagos State Origin...