N50, 000 MONTHLY ELECTRICITY BILL IN A 2BEDROOM FLAT-Steve Obiakor

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One of the oppressors in the city of Lagos is the Company called Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC).  Personally, I am yet to understand why someone who lives in a 2 bedroom flat should pay more than N30,000 in a month as an electricity bill, whereas their counterparts using prepaid meters spend less than ten thousand naira a month.  Those who live in two bedroom apartment are basically low income earners; their salaries are mostly around One hundred thousand or below and they have to spend thirty thousand on electricity bill only? Continue reading

A Motherless Crippled Beggar Gradutes from Law School

This headline was edited to emphasize the real condition of  Abdulsalam Idowu (Now Barrister Abdulsalam Idowu) before he ventured into the university.

 

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A former street beggar, Mr. Abdulsalam Idowu, heaved a sigh of fulfilment of a life ambition as he was called to the bar to start practising as a lawyer in Nigeria on Wednesday.

Idowu, who defied all odds, to bag his law degree from the University of Lagos in 2015, had proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, where he emerged successful in the August/September 2016 final bar examinations conducted at the end of the one-year programme.

The new wig, who engaged in street begging to fund his primary and secondary education, was among the 4,225 graduates of the Nigerian Law School called to the bar in Abuja on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Pastor Accused of Raping 2 year-old Girl Vanguard

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LAGOS—A 46-year-old Pastor and Supervisor with Chrisland International School, Lagos, Adegboyega Adenekan, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a girl of less than three years, under the guise of teaching sex education. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads The girl, said to be two years and 10 months old, is a pupil of the school. Pastor Adenekan The suspect, who was paraded yesterday by the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, denied the allegation. According to him, “on Friday, November 11, I received a call around 8a.m. from one woman and she identified herself as girl’s mother. She alleged that I sexually abused her daughter. “I asked her when and where it happened. She told me that she wanted the matter to remain between two of us and that she had not even told her husband. Continue reading

NCC Suspends Increase in Price of Internet Mobile Data

Following the concerns that visited the directive to introduce price floor for data segment of the telecommunications sector beginning from December 1, 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended any further action in that direction.

The decision to suspend this directive was taken after due consultation with industry stakeholders and the general complaints by Consumers across the country.

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