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Friday, March 2, 2018

Most Of The New Generation Record Labels Are Founded By Yahoo Boys - Dbanj

The award winning singer said this when he spoke at the ongoing social media week

Most of the new generation record labels are founded by Yahoo boys. You must understand first, why are you coming into music. Nigerian artistes need a lot of capacity building. It is only in Nigeria that the owner of a record label doesn’t know anything about music.” he said

Paul Okoye Almost Scammed By Fake Emir Sanusi Lamido

A fake Instagram account of Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido sent Paul Okoye a DM claiming to be the former CBN Governor and an excited paul replied and even sent him his number. The con man then called Paul asking him to help send 5 million naira to a friend as he was having issues with his online banking and this according to Paul was what gave him away.

Paul Okoye took to his Instagram page to share the story and a screenshot of their direct messages.

Breaking News!!! Angry Man Sets Bank On Fire In Abia State

An infuriated man believed to be bank’s customer has taken law into his hand by setting the local bank on fire.

In an amateur video made available to 9News Nigeria by an eye witness, the angry man was seen emerging from the banking hall already in flames with a gallon of what was believed to be petrol and walked in a fast pace to the bank’s ATM machine and poured the petrol all over the ATM machine before torching it with a lighter.

In the midst of onlookers, the man walked out of the bank’s premises towards a motorbike parked in front of the bank and set it ablaze as well before moving towards a parked vehicle to torch it as well.

With the intervention of the on-lookers, the angry man left the vehicle and started running upwards on the main road where the local bank was situated.

At this point sound of siren believed to be that of the police was heard before the man got out of sight.

As at time of this report, the cause of this incident has not been confirmed neither has 9News Nigeria been able to confirm the identity of the culprit and the particular bank involved.

Contacts are still being made to confirm the details of this story.

Charly Boy Gives His Life to Jesus Christ At Christ Embassy Church

The Nigerian most controversial entertainer and political activist, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has given his life to Christ.

In a Facebook page run by the Christ Embassy, Charly Boy had visited one of their branches in Abuja where he was led to Christ by the officiating pastor of the branch.

Charly Boy who has being severally invited to church by a member finally honored the invitation and came along with some of his members of his 'Our mumu don do' political activist group. 

Overwhelmed by the expression of Christ’s love, he appreciated our man of God, Reverend Dr. Chris Oyakhilome for his passion for Youth Development and Nation Building, as Reverend Tom highlighted the impact of the InnerCity Mission, Future Africa Leaders’ Foundation, Campus Ministry, Global Youth Leaders’ Forum and Reach Out Nigeria Campaign.

Hate Speech Offenders To Die By Hanging In Senate's New Bill

Any person found guilty of any form of hate speech that results in the death of another person shall die by hanging upon conviction, reads a new bill by the Senate.

According to Guardian, the bill, which reflects the growing concern over the spate of violence in the nation, was sponsored by the spokesman of the upper chamber, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger).

It also seeks the establishment of an ‘Independent National Commission for Hate Speeches’, which shall enforce hate speech laws across the country, ensure the elimination of the menace and advise the FG.

For offences such as harassment on the grounds of ethnicity or racial contempt, a culprit shall be sentenced to “not less than a five-year jail term or a fine of not less than N10 million or both.”

The bill notes: “A person who uses, publishes, presents, produces, plays, provides, distributes and/or directs the performance of any material, written and/or visual, which is threatening, abusive or insulting or involves the use of threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, commits an offence, if such person intends thereby to stir up ethnic hatred, or having regard to all the circumstances, ethnic hatred is likely to be stirred up against any person or person from such an ethnic group in Nigeria.”

“A person subjects another to harassment on the basis of ethnicity for the purposes of this section where, on ethnic grounds, he unjustifiably engages in a conduct which has the purpose or effect of (a) violating that other person’s dignity or (b) creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for the person subjected to the harassment. .

Conduct shall be regarded as having the effect specified in subsection (1) (a) or (b) of this section if, having regard to all the circumstances, including in particular the perception of that other person, it should reasonably be considered as having that effect.”