Latest News In Nigeria, May 21, 2021: Top 10 Headl…
Welcome to the AllNews evening roundup of the top 10 Latest Nigerian news for today Friday, May 21, 2021.
Here are the Latest News In Nigeria headlines:
Kidnappings: Lawyers Oppose Bill Seeking To Criminalize Ransom Payment
Some Lagos-based lawyers on Friday opposed a bill proposed by theSenate seeking a 15-year jail term for any person found guilty of paying ransom to kidnappers.
In interviews with the press in Lagos, the lawyers said the bill did not tackle the root cause of ransom payment. Read more here.
Reps To FG: Stop Planned Increment Of Electricity Tariff
The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to stop the proposed increase of the electricity tariff for June.
This was part of the resolutions reached by the lawmakers during Thursday’s plenary in the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, the Nigeria capital. Read more here.
Kontagora: Police Speak On Killing Of Emir’s Son By Suspected Bandits
The Nigeria Police Command in Niger has confirmed that some gunmen on Thursday killed Alhaji Bashar Namaska, the son of the Emir of Kontagora.
The police said that he was shot on his way to his father’s farm located at Lioji village of Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger. Read more here.
IMEI: Nigerians To Provide Phone Identities To FG In July
It has been announced by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that citizens and residents would soon be required to submit the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) of their phones in July 2021.
Per a Pulse report, the information is contained in the commission’s revised National Identity Policy for SIM card registration and reportedly has the backing of President Muhammadu Buhari. Read more here.
COVID-19: UEFA Projects Over €8 Billion Loss For Top Flight Clubs
European soccer’s governing body UEFA has reported an expected loss of more than 8 billion euros by top-flight clubs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The report showed 4 billion euros were lost in gate receipts, 2.7 billion euros in sponsorship, and 1.4 billion euros in broadcast revenue. Read more here.
Daddy Freeze Speaks On Naira Marley’s Sexual Fantasy [VIDEO]
Nigerian media personality and leader of the FreeNation movement in Nigeria, Daddy Freeze, has reacted to Naira Marley’s fantasy of wanting a sexual relationship with a mother and her daughter on the same day.
According to the controversial OAP, doing something like that is unscriptural. Quoting the bible, Daddy Freeze proved that God condemned the act of sleeping with a mother and her daughter as it is a ‘wicked act’. Read more here.
VIDEO: ‘Yahoo Boys’ Rain Money On Pastor In Church
A video has emerged of two supposed Yahoo Boys (internet scammers) spraying money on a pastor inside the church.
The church, a white-garment religious centre, was replete with drumbeats. Read more here.
Microsoft Office App For Android Gets Dark Mode
Microsoft has finally yielded to customers’ requests as it announced that the Dark Mode will be rolling out to the Office app for Android on Friday. While the Office app has been available on iOS and Android for more than a year, only the iOS version has included built-in dark mode support until now.
Microsoft Product Manager, Sourab Nagpal admits that the Dark Mode for Android has been a highly anticipated feature by many customers and the company is very proud to release it. Read more here.
Media Personality Who Escaped Being Kidnapped In Lekki Gives Helpful Safety Tips
A media personality named Phina has shared how she narrowly escaped being kidnapped in the Lekki axis in Lagos State and has given safety tips to the public.
Narrating her ordeal via a Twitter thread, Phina said she was approached by a man who was armed, with an inscription of ‘Special Forces’ on his T-shirt while she was stuck in traffic which led to Lekki Main Gate along Admiralty Road. Read more here.
VIDEO: ‘Hustle ooo Make You No F**k Your Mama Age-mate Because Of Food And Shelter’, Cossy Orjiakor Disses Ex
Nigerian video vixen, Cossy Orjiakor has claimed that her former lover has “been chilling with a 48-year-old divorced woman with four kids”.
In an update on her known Instagram page on Friday morning, the busty entertainer insinuated that her one-time romantic partner settled for a much older woman “for food and shelter”. Read more here.