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Friday, November 13, 2020

Petrol Price Increased To N168-N170 Per Litre

Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has increased the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol to N155.17 per litre from N147.67 per litre, a report by PUNCH said.

The memo said the new ex-depot price would take effect from Friday (today).

The ex-depot price is the price at which the product is sold by the PPMC to marketers at the depots.

In its PMS price proposal for November, the PPMC put the landing cost of petrol at N128.89 per litre, up from N119.77 per litre in September/October.

It said the estimated minimum pump price of the product would increase to N161.36 per litre from N153.86 per litre.

The National Operation Controller, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr Mike Osatuyi, in a telephone interview said the over N7 increase in ex-depot price would translate into an increase in pump prices.

He said, “The implication of the increase in the ex-depot price is that there is going to be an increase in the pump price. We are expecting the pump price to range from N168 to N170 per litre.

“Crude oil price is going up.” 

He noted that the Nigerian Government haf fully deregulated petrol prices.

Following the deregulation of petrol prices in September, marketers across the country adjusted their pump prices to between N158 and N162 per litre to reflect the increase in global oil prices.

Petrol price band had also risen from N121.50–N123.50 per litre in June to N140.80-N143.80 in July and N148-N150 in August.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, said in September that the government had stepped back in fixing the price of petrol, adding that market forces and crude oil price would continue to determine the cost of the product.

Strike May Continue For Years As ASUU advises students to acquire skills, travel, have fun


The body highlighted seven ways in which Nigerian students who have bee at home can efficiently make use of their time.

ASUU in an advisory statement it released via Twitter, told students to seize the opportunity presented by the indefinite strike to get a skill and add value to their lives.

It said; “This strike is an opportunity for any undergraduate to get a skill.

“Students should always seize opportunities to add value to their life. At no time will conditions be favourable. Successful people only seize opportunities.

“Here are 7 ways you can make the most of this period.

“1 Intern or get a small-time job

“This may be a great time to draft your CV and pitch yourself to employers. Already, there are a couple opportunities since the announcement of this strike.

“2 Join the family business

“Some of us have ‘family businesses’. This the business our parents have been doing for some time. It can be a big-time company or a small supermart. Whichever one it is, it’s not a bad idea spending holiday working here. It’s one way to give back and also add to your professional experience.

“3 Learn a new skill

“I have an engineer friend who makes a living today from graphics design. He learnt it while we were in school. There’s almost no limit to the skills you can learn during holidays. If anything, start with learning basic and intermediate computer operations(if you don’t know that by now). Code schools are also popping up everywhere so you can join one. You can also join the growing community of Nigerian freelancers and hone your skills.

“4 Be active in church or mosque, other groups

“Refuse to be an onlooker anywhere you find yourself. Be a part of people who make things work. Join a group in church, your community, and be active in it. These experiences also contribute shaping the person you’ll be in the future.

“5 Travel

“There’s no harm in travelling if you can afford it. Travelling is also a form of learning. If you happen to have relations scattered around Nigeria and abroad, consider travelling. Life’s too short to not explore more places.

“6 Read books

“We don’t mean only course-related books. Take up a novel, read a book on investment, study Nigerian history, look up spiritual books. Read far and wide.

“7 Have fun

“Well, you still have to catch some fun. Plus, it’s perfectly okay to spoil yourself a little. You can binge watch your favourite TV series, play football, go to more events etc.”

Broda Shaggi Bags Endorsement Deal With Revolution Plus Properties

Samuel Perry popularly known as Broda Shaggi has bagged an ambasadorial / endorsement deal with real estate and property company REVOLUTION PLUS PROPERTY. 
The comedian and movie actor announced to this on his official Social media handle @brodaShaggi he quoted: 
It’s a BETTER TIME for me!💰🌸💫

Glad to join the @Revolutionplusproperty Family.💜
Bringing your real estate dreams, desires and expectations into a reality. 
Cc @bamidele_onalaja @tolu_tbaby @Upanddownfellow

📸: @iam_frush

Congratulations Broda Shaggi 

[MUSIC + VIDEO] Muze Inspiration - Talk Your Own

Muze Inspiration (Muse Inspiration) formerly known as Gizzy best describes his music as Afrovibes. The smooth and melodic sonic tone that he conjures is the perfect way to start your day. Hailing from Delta State in Nigeria.


Muze perfected his sound over the years after dropping his first song in the year 2015.


Preferring to vibe,explore sounds and drive rhythm,this perspective give Muze Inspiration's sound a uniqueness of it's own.  


ABOUT MUZE INSPIRATION



BAYELSA PDP EXCO PAYS CONDOLENCE VISIT TO MRS. MARTHA JENAKUMO

BAYELSA PDP EXCO PAYS CONDOLENCE VISIT TO MRS. MARTHA JENAKUMO
The leadership of the People's Democratic party -PDP Bayelsa state Chapter today, paid a condolence visit to the Senatorial Woman leader West Mrs. Martha Jenakumo former commissioner for women affairs over the demise of her husband.

The delegation was led by the state party Deputy Chairman in the person of Hon. Tubonahq Nengi. He encouraged her and the family to be strong and be of good cheer. He also prayed that the lord will be with them even in these trying times. 

Responding to the delegation Mrs. Martha Jenakumo thanked them for coming and also narrated how much of a source of strength her husband was to her and the family at large.

See photos from the visit;

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Bill Gates Pledges $70m To Ensure Entire World Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

Bill Gates Pledges $70m To Ensure Entire World Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

As part of moves to ensure that the vaccine circulated round the world, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in a statement signed by the duo announced on Thursday that it would commit an additional $70m to make sure vaccines are available for everyone — not just those, who could afford them.


 Bill and Melinda Gates have pledged to donate an additional $70m to ensure that everyone around the world had access to the new COVID-19 vaccine.

As part of moves to ensure that the vaccine circulated round the world, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in a statement signed by the duo announced on Thursday that it would commit an additional $70m to make sure vaccines are available for everyone —  not just those, who could afford them.

It reads, “COVID-19 anywhere is COVID-19 everywhere. That is why we have to ensure that everyone gets equal access to tests, drugs, and vaccines when they are available -- no matter where you live in the world."

The new vaccine also faces challenges in distribution because it requires special ultra-low-temperature freezers that aren't found in typical doctor's offices — an issue that led many to speculate there could be disparities in its administration.

Self Aclaimed Rap Jesus El Vidal Set To Release Another Hit Single

Self aclaimed RapjesusEl Vidal,  set to release another monster hit single (monsters in power)  inspired by the #endsars movement. 
The rapper who who raps like Eminem and calls himself Nigeria Eminem Dropped the good news on his Official social media platform said the hit single is gonna be the realest shit he ever wrote.

Stay tuned as we bring you more from El Vidal 

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

See Photos Primebrains Tv Presenter Ruki Shared To Mark Her Birthday

See Photos Primebrains Tv Presenter Ruki Shared To Mark Her Birthday 
Happy birthday to our very own Primebrains Tv Presenter, Motivational speaker , relationship expert and coach Kariama Ruki Adaks popularly known as Ruki . She is also the CEO of OAK Cleaning , the best cleaning services in this part of the Niger.

As you add another year to your life today we pray more blessings, more impacts to your world , sound health and more money to your account. Working with you this few months have really been aweomse as you've been a key team player. Enjoy your day dear.
Join we all @Primebrains  Media to wish her a happy birthday 🎂🍷🥂

#BayelsaToday: Suspected Cultists Attacks Traders & Passersby At Swali Market

There was pandemonium around the popular Swali Market in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state on Monday as suspected cultists came out in their numbers to rob unsuspecting passersby and traders selling outside the market.

The incident which occurred around 7:30pm plunged tricycle operators, passengers, traders and a host of others around  the Roundabout into a state of chaos, after the hoodlums who were wielding locally made guns known as 'Awka Made' fired several shots into the air to capture the moment.

The ever busy Swali Market soon became a ghost town as traders and tricycle operators abandoned their goods and tricycles and ran to safety,while the criminals dispossessed their victims of their phones, cash and other valuables, before the market vigilante group came to arrest the situation.

Speaking on the incessant violent crimes carried out by hoodlums around the market almost on a daily basis, a tricycle operator, who pleaded anonymity, called on the Bayelsa State Police Command to deploy security agents in the area.

He explained that passengers, road users and traders are always exposed to such attacks at the market roundabout, especially during the yuletide, but maintained the absence of security operatives in the area has given the criminals the assurance of having a field day whenever they strike.

He noted that there has been a great increase in the number of cases since the criminals noticed the absence of security operatives around the popular Swali Junction and the market roundabout, especially after the EndSARS protests.

The tricyclist also lamented that they are always at the mercy of criminals who rob them of their cash and other valuables.

Monday, November 09, 2020

CRYPTOCURRENCY; A billion dollar worth of Bitcoin moved by unknown identity

Unknown person(s) has moved 63,500 BTC worth about $969 million in block 655,974.


Bitcoins reportedly worth close to a billion dollar has been moved by an unknown person.

This information was made known by Bitcoin Block Bot via it’s Twitter handle as it tweeted, “Whale alert! Whale someone moved 63,500 BTC ($969M) in block 655,974 a few minutes ago”

Bitcoin whales are definitely having the limelight in the fast-changing financial market amid the prevailing price seen at the world’s flagship crypto.

At the time of writing this report, Bitcoin was trading at $15,239.39 with a daily trading volume of $30,058,250,226. BTC price is down -1.7% in the last 24 hours. It has a circulating supply of 19 million coins and a max supply of 21 million coins.

See Epic Photos From The Just Concluded Bayelsa Spelling Bee Competition 2020

It was really an enjoyable and epic moments from the just concluded Bayelsa Spelling Bee event!
The Bayelsa Spelling Bee is no doubt the most educative program in the city and one of the best within and outside the Niger Delta region.

The Bee has been consistent for seven years now. Waxing stronger every year.

The Bee is championed by Mrs. Nikade. 
Also meet the project manager for this year's Bee, NumomoipreBio-ibogomo

More photos below:

Saturday, November 07, 2020

Kaduna Court dismisses application stopping Zazzau emir’s coronation

Moves to stop the coronation of the 19th emir of Zazzau suffered set back as a Kaduna state High Court sitting in Zaria dismissed the application brought before it by one Bashir Aminu, the Iyan Zazzau.

This came as arrangements were on for the coronation of the new emir on the 9th, November 2020 in Zaria.

Iyan Zazzau asked the court to stop the Kaduna state government from installing  Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli as the 19th Emir of Zazzau

However, in his ruling, Justice Kabir Dabo ruled that the court’s refusal to grant the applicant request was taken out of the best interest of the emirate and its people.

“The refusal of the court to grant the Plaintiff his request was in the interest of peace and security and to avert any possible crisis in the emirate,” he said.

The court also said that granting the application could create a vacuum in Zazzau Emirshp stool.

This would not be well with subjects of the emirate and could ignite crisis and breach of security in the domain.

According to the court,  refusal of the injunction was better than granting it as it could push the subjects of the emirate in crisis when the vacuum of the emirship is created.

The court, however, adjourned the case to 18th, November 2020 for accelerated hearing on the substantive suit.

Source: Vanguard 

Friday, November 06, 2020

PHOTO NEWS: Bayelsa State Gov. Appoints Nengi & Trikytee Of BBNaija 2020 As SSA

The Governor of Bayelsa state His Excellency Douye Diri appoints  Nengi Rebecca Hampson and Timi Sinclair (Trikytee) of BBNaija 2020, as Senior Special Assistants.

The appointment was made today as the state welcomes the two Big Brother Naija 2020 super stars at Bayelsa today.

See photos below:

NYSC 2020 BATCH ‘B’ STREAM 1(A) ORIENTATION COURSE, LOCATION & ADDRESSES OF CAMPS NATIONWIDE

NYSC 2020 BATCH ‘B’ STREAM 1(A) ORIENTATION COURSE, LOCATION & ADDRESSES OF CAMPS NATIONWIDE 

The NYSC 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1(A) Orientation Course is scheduled to hold in all NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:

(a)      Commencement/Registration:  Tuesday, 10th November, 2020
(b)     Cut-off date for Registration;     Midnight Friday, 13th November, 2020
(c)      Swearing-In Ceremony: Monday, 16th November, 2020
(d)     Closing Ceremony:  Monday, 30th November, 2020

2.  All Prospective Corps Members must present themselves for Covid-19 test at the camp before registration.

3.  Prospective Corps members are to fill Covid-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) self reprinting form and print verification slip to be presented in camp for covid-19 test.

4. All prospective Corps Members slated for the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1A Orientation Course are advised to proceed to their respective camps as stated on their Call-up Letters.  Foreign-trained graduates are to report to the camp with their International Passport and original copies of all uploaded documents.

5. National Diploma (ND) Certificate will be presented in addition to other relevant documents by Prospective Corps Members of Mono/Polytechnic as pre-condition for registration at the Orientation Camps nationwide.

6. Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to present any fake document for registration at the Orientation Camp. Management has put in place adequate machineries to clamp down and prosecute anyone caught.  

7. In the event of any loss of Call-up Letter, the prospective Corps Member who collected the Call-up letter from his/her institution is advised to obtain Police Report and Sworn Affidavit and thereafter report to the institution of graduation for further necessary action.  Those who initially printed their Call-up Letters on-line can re-print the Call-up Letter in the case of loss. 

8. Any person who fails to report for service in the Service Corps as directed in the Call-up Letter and/or refuses to make himself available for service in the Service Corps shall be prosecuted in line with the provisions of Section 13 sub-section 1(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

9. Also, any person who is not eligible to participate in the Service Corps or has been duly issued with a Certificate of National Service or Certificate of Exemption but so participates or attempts to so participate shall be prosecuted in line with Section 13 sub-section 2(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. 

10. In observance of Covid-19 protocols, Prospective Corps Members are to strictly abide by all preventive guidelines and use the provisions made on camp for hand washing etc. Every Prospective Corps Member is therefore expected to come to camp with enough face masks and personal pocket size hand sanitizer.

REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION:

(a)  Original Call-up Letter or Call-up Letter printed on-line

(b)  Original Statement of Result or Certificate endorsed by authorized officer with authentic signature.

(c)  School Identity Card

(d)  Foreign graduates must present International Passport and original copies of all uploaded documents

(e)  Medical Doctors, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Medical Laboratory Scientists, Radiographers, Optometrists and graduates of Health Record & Information Management are to produce evidence of Registration with their Professional Bodies.

(f) In addition, each Prospective Corps Member MUST present Certificate of Fitness from a Government or Military Hospital affixed with Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Stamp showing his/her health status before he/she will be registered and admitted for the orientation course.

2020 BATCH ‘B’ STREAM I ORIENTATION COURSE: LOCATION AND ADDRESSES OF ORIENTATION CAMPS NATIONWIDE

S/NO. STATE/CAMP ADDRESS

1. ABIA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Umunna, Bende Local Government Area, Abia State.

2. ADAMAWA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Lapondo Road, Damare, Girei Local Government Area, Adamawa State

3. AKWA IBOM 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikot Itie Udung,  NsitAtai Local Government Area, Akwa-Ibom State

4. ANAMBRA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, Akwa  South Local Government Area, Anambra State

5. BAUCHI 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, KM 60 Wailo, Ganjuwa Local Government Council, Bauchi State

6. BAYELSA 
Kaiama Grammar School, Kaiama, Kolokoma-Opokuma Local Government Area, Bayelsa State

7. BENUE 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Wannune, Tarka Local Government Area, Kilometer 35 Makurdi-Gboko Road, Benue State

8. BORNO 
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, College of Peace and Disaster Management, Babbar-Ruga, Batsari Road, Katsina, Katsina State

9. CROSS RIVER 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Obubra, Obubra Local Government Area, Cross River State

10. DELTA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Former Martins TTC, Issele-Uku,  Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State

11. EBONYI
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Macgregor College, Afikpo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State

12. EDO 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Opposite Igbinedion University, Okada, Ovia North-East Local Government Area, Edo State 

13. EKITI 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ise-Orun/Emure Local Government Area, Ekiti State

14. ENUGU 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp Awgu, Awgu Local Government Area, Enugu State

15. FCT 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Kubwa, Bwari Area Council, FCT

16. GOMBE
NYSC Temporary Orientation Camp, Science Technical College, Amada, Kilometer 21, Gombe-Bauchi Highway,  Near International Airport, Gombe State

17. IMO 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp Former Girls’ Model Secondary School Eziama Obaire, Nkwerre Local Government Area, Imo State

18. JIGAWA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Opposite Army Barrack,  Fanisau, Dutse Local Government Area, Jigawa State

19. KADUNA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Kaduna – Abuja Road, Kaduna State

20. KANO 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Kusala Dam, Karaye, Karaye Local Government, Kano State

21. KATSINA 
Youth Multi-purpose Centre/ NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Mani Road, Katsina, Katsina State

22. KEBBI 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Dakingari, Suru Local Government Area, Kebbi State 

23. KOGI 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Asaya, Kabba Local Government Area, Kogi State

24. KWARA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Yikpata, Edu Local Government Area, Kwara State

25. LAGOS 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Iyana-Ipaja, Agege, Lagos State

26. NASARAWA 
Magaji Dan-Yamusa Permanent Orientation Camp, Keffi, Nasarawa State

27. NIGER 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, (Former Abubakar, Dada Senior Secondary School), Paiko, Niger State 

28. OGUN 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikenne Road Sagamu, Sagamu Local Government Area, Ogun State

29. ONDO 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp Ikare-Akoko, Ikare-Akoko Local Government Area, Ondo State

30. OSUN 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Aisu College Hospital Road Ede, Ede North Local Government Area, Osun State

31. OYO 
NYSC Permanent  Orientation Camp Iseyin,  Iseyin Local Government Area,  Oyo State

32. PLATEAU 
NYSC Permanent  Orientation Camp Mangu, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State

33. RIVERS 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Nonwa-Gbam, Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State

34. SOKOTO
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Wamakko, Wamakko Local Government Area, Sokoto State

35. TARABA 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Sibre Airport Road, Jalingo Taraba State

36. YOBE 
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Dazigau; KM 5, Potiskum- Kano Road, Nengere Local Government Area, Yobe State 

37. ZAMFARA
 NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Beside FRSC Office, Tsafe, Zamfara State

The Director-General, Brigadier General S Ibrahim DSS PhD MTRCN wishes all Prospective Corps Members journey mercies to their respective camps and a memorable orientation course.

MANAGEMENT

Thursday, November 05, 2020

JUST IN: Nigerian University Suspends Two Students Over Facebook Posts

The management of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has suspended two students for one academic session for allegedly making inciting posts on their social media handles.


The affected students are Sunday Idongesit Okpokpo of the Department of Political Science and Chibuzor Remmy of the Department of Educational Management.

L-R: Sunday Idongesit Okpokpo; Chibuzor Remmy.

According to a statement by the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, both students are not to be seen on any of the three campuses of the institution unless on invitation.

The institution accused Okpokpo of creating panic and confusion when he posted on social media calling for the cancellation of the final year examination scheduled to commence on Monday November 2, 2020 as well as the matriculation veremony scheduled to hold on Saturday November 7, 2020.

It also accused Remmy of calling out students on Okpokpo’s post to protest on Wednesday November 4, 2020 against the university authority for having only one bank on campus.

The statement reads, “Mr Sunday Idongesit Okpokpo of the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, with matriculation number UE/2019/B.Ed4/4505 has been suspended for one academic session 2019/2020) with immediate effect.
 
"Mr Sunday Idongesit Okpokpo had over the weekend created panic and confusion when he posted on the social media cancelling the final year examinations scheduled to commence on Monday November 2, 2020 as well as the matriculation ceremony scheduled to hold on Saturday November 7, 2020. Only the Senate of the university has such powers.
He is to resume studies in 2020/2021 academic session at 100 level. 

“Mr Chibuzor Remmy of the Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education with matriculation number UE/2018/EDUMAT/B.Ed4/0205 has been suspended for one academic session (2019/2020) with immediate effect.

"Mr Chibuzor Remmy was found guilty of inciting students with his social media post. He had called out students on that post to protest on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 against the university authority for having only one bank on campus. He is to resume school in the 2020/2021 academic session. He is not to be seen on any of the three campuses unless on invitation."

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