Monthly Archives : November 2016

Senate pledges to intervene in plans to increase cost of data


…As anger trails NCC directive to telcos to hike tariff Nigerians have reacted angrily to the recent directive by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to telecom operators to increase the tariff for data services, with several of them calling on the National Assembly to intervene in the matter. In reaction to the NCC directive, MTN has started sending out bulk…

Kidnappers To Get Death Sentence In Lagos, Other Punishments


The Lagos State House of Assembly today, November, 28 approved death sentence for kidnappers, whose victims died in their custody. The approval followed the adoption of a report presented by Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, Petitions, Human Rights and Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC. NAN reports that the bill was sponsored by the Speaker…

Buhari Vows To Come Against Padding In 2017 Budget


President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday promised to ensure that the 2017 Budget is not padded like was done with the 2016 Budget. He said he would never allow “rogue projects and figures” to be injected into the financial document again under his watch. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement quoted…

kanye west’s psychiatric emergency


Kanye West’s doctor feared he would hurt police as he allegedly screamed about people trying to kill him and had hallucinations while he had a psychotic break at his personal trainer’s house, it has been revealed. The rapper was hospitalized while wearing handcuffs on Monday, forcing his wife Kim Kardashian to cancel her comeback to public life and rush to his…

Six rebel electors have signed an agreement to try to block Donald Trump from securing the 270 Electoral College votes needed to become president


At least six Democratic electors have signed an agreement to try to block Donald Trump from securing the presidency with 270 Electoral College votes. While it would be unlikely to convince 37 Republican electors to change their votes – the number needed to erase Trump’s lead among the 538 total electors – an unusually large number of ‘faithless electors’ who…

Woman stabs estranged husband to death after he caught her with another man


A Kenyan bar attendant on Monday was apprehended by the Kiawara Police for stabbing her estranged husband to death after he caught her with another man. The woman identified as Alice Wangu had separated from her now deceased husband, Samuel Mwangi following several domestic violence issues. The husband, who had relocated into a new apartment over their marital issues, decided…