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Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Photos: Two people die as commercial bus plunges Into Osun river


Two people die as?commercial bus?plunges Into Osun river (Photo)
At least two persons have been reported dead after a commercial vehicle plunged into a river in Osun State.

According to Folashade Odoro, the spokesperson for the Osun State Police Command, the accident happened at an area known as Oke-Gada in Ede on Monday, September 16th.

One of the residents of the area said the accident happened around 7pm. He said the driver was trying to avoid potholes near the bridge on the river. The occupants of the vehicle were said to have been rushed to a private hospital in the area.

Obinwanne Okeke remanded in prison custody till February 2020



Obinwanne Okeke remanded in prison custody till February 2020
Obinwanne Okeke, the Nigerian entrepreneur arrested by operatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on the last day of his visit to the United States in August, pleaded not guilty to the two count charge of wire and computer fraud at the commencement of his trial on Monday September 16.

The Nigerian businessman was arraigned in court by 2pm, a week after being indicted by a federal grand jury which examined evidence gathered by the F.B.I. and presented by the United States Department of Justice.

Nigerian government needs to gain credibility with citizens to ensure more taxes are paid - Bill Gates


Nigerian government?needs to gain credibility with citizens?to ensure more taxes are paid - Bill Gates
American business magnate, Bill Gates, has said Nigeria still has some of the smallest tax-to-GDP ratios anywhere in the world.

Speaking via a teleconference with select journalists, Gates said the government needs to gain credibility with the people to ensure more taxes are paid, and Nigeria can raise its revenue mobilisation to the same level as its peers.

Bolt introduces a new Identity Verification Portal for drivers


Bolt introduces a new Identity Verification Portal for drivers
Bolt, the leading on-demand transportation platform in Africa, today announced its partnership with a data aggregation and acquisition company YouVerify. As part of the partnership, a fully customised portal was developed for Bolt where drivers can request and check their verifications as part of the driver onboarding process.

Monday, 3 September 2018

Football legend Ronaldinho demands Barcelona retire famous No 10 shirt when Lionel Messi retires



Football legend Ronaldinho demands Barcelona retire famous No 10 shirt when Lionel Messi retires
Brazilian football legend, Ronaldinho has urged Barcelona to retire the famous No 10 shirt once Lionel Messi retires.
Messi took the No 10 shirt when Ronaldinho who also made a mark and won several trophies at the Club before leaving to join AC Milan in 2008. Ever since the Argentine took over the special number he has continued to hit new heights with the star being hailed as one of the greatest players of all time.