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Etisalat Changes Name to 9mobile

Etisalat Nigeria has concluded plans to change name to 9mobile. This is happening at a time major investors in the company, UAE based Mubudala Group are pulling out totally from the management of the company. As more news unfold, idonsabi blog will keep you updated.


INEC Suspends Melaye’s Recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the recall of Dino Melaye who is the senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District. The recall which gathered over 100000 votes during the latter part of June was set to commence fully before details emerged today that the electoral body will no longer be pursuing that cause.


Sheriff in Shock over Defeat

The recently-ousted chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff has disclosed that he is in shock over a Supreme Court ruling that saw him vacate his post as the party’s top leader. Reacting to the judgment on Wednesday, he called for unity and harmony in the party stressing the need for collaboration among stakeholders.


Fani Kayode to Osinbajo: Stop Telling Lies about Buhari’s Health

The Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo returned on Monday from a brief meetng with his ailing boss Muhammadu Buhari in London, United Kingdom. More so, he reassured Nigerians that the President was recuperating fast and would soon be back to power. However, barr. Fani Kayode has refuted his claims as lies.


Senate Swears in Adeleke as Saraki Laments Switch to PDP

The upper chamber of the national assembly on Wednesday sweared in the brother of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke who represented the Osun West Senatorial District. In a ceremony chaired by the Senate President, Senator Ademola Adeleke was warmly welcomed into the fold of the lawmakers.


Banks to Increase Dollar Sale by 900%

Commercial banks operating in the Federal Republic of Nigeria are set to increase the sales of dollars by 900%. The CBN had previously pegged forex sales at a daily limit of $100 in what has proven to be hell for Nigerians, in particular students outside the country.  With this amendment, daily limit of forex transactions stands at $1000.


Buhari, Others Commiserate with Akande

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria who is currently on medical vacation has written a note to chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande to commiserate with him on the passing of his wife who died at the age of 73 years. This is just as other leaders of the APC and political heavy weights have sent condolences to Chief Bisi Akande.


Naira Stabilizes at N368 to $1 at the Parallel Market

Following repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. There are speculations the naira may stabilise further against the dollar at the rate of N368 to $1. This would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.


You Have No Right to Cancel Southeast Elections- Orji Kalu

The former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu has castigated leader of the indigenous people of Biafra for stating that no election will hold in the South east until a referendum of the self determination of Biafra is conducted. According to Kalu, the people of the Southeast have a right to elect their leader.


Evans: Police Investigation Nearing Conclusion

The Nigerian Police has disclosed that the organization is not under any pressure to prosecute the notorious billionaire kidnap kingpin Evans. More so, recent investigations have revealed the billionaire kidnappers ties to some police officers. This is just as a soldier was linked to activities of the kidnap ring and even said to have received about N6m.


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