Tag: ban

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2015

MASSOB cannot be banned in Nigeria – Ralph Uwazuruike

Ralph Uwazuruike, the leader of the Movement for Actualisation Sov­ereign State of Biafra, insists that the activities of MAS­SOB cannot ...

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Janeth JJune 16, 2015

France bans African kids from “hissing” in school

With so many things happening around the world like terrorism, disease outbreaks, earthquakes, floods, “transracial” women, and racist bills being signed into ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 8, 2015

That bottle of Ogogoro may just be your last drink

For the forlorn Ogogoro drinkers, don’t feel like the world is coming to an end, yet. There is still ample time ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 2, 2015

This is why 50 Shades of Grey was banned by the Censors Board

by Chinwe Okafor Barely a week after the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) had banned the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 5, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey movie banned in Malaysia – read why

by Chinwe Okafor We have a sinking feeling Nigeria would too. Malaysia’s Film Censorship Board has banned the Fifty Shades of ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 11, 2014

Opinion: The ‘Ponmocalypse’ is Here

by Gbenga Adeyemi Some days ago, at a conference in Ibadan, statements were made to the effect that the popular delicacy ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Nigeria dodges FIFA axe as Chris Giwa ‘steps aside’

by Olorunwa Lawal Controversial Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Chris Giwa, has stepped aside as Chief executive of the football ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Luis Suarez promises to be a good boy! He says he’s gotten help (READ)

by Mark Bassey   Barcelona and Uruguyan forward Luis Suarez says he has gotten professional help following the four-month ban ...

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June 26, 2014

Opinion: Dear FIFA, please do not ban Luis Suarez

by Ogunsanwo Babajide Suarez’s brand marketing team knows that a ban from FIFA is on the way. This seems to ...

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June 6, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Where is the wheel of Goodluck in all these?

by Demola Rewaju   We have institutions and Nigerian will do well to just leave Goodluck Jonathan alone and focus ...

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June 2, 2014

“It’s a nuisance to the government”: Why CP Mbu banned #BringBackOurGirls protest in Abuja

by Isi Esene Joseph Mbu, the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory has announced a ban on all ...

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April 29, 2014

Opinion: Frank thoughts on the non-certification of Half of a Yellow Sun movie in Nigeria

by Henry Onyema The physical shooting ended in 1970 but the war continues by other means. I should be proven ...

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April 27, 2014

Opinion: Whether Half of a Yellow Sun is banned or not, we’ll watch it

by Akindele Opeyemi We have not taken responsibility for the unfettered pogrom against Igbos before and after the civil war. ...

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February 26, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Butchers in Lagos to wear WHITE uniforms

by Adeola Balogun Barely a week after the Lagos government announced a ban on mini skirts and indecent outfits for ...

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February 6, 2014

BREAKING: Rivers Commissioner, Joseph Mbu, redeployed to Abuja

by Adeola Balogun The Rivers Commissioner of Police, Mbu Joseph Mbu has been reassigned. This development was announced by the ...

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February 6, 2014

NYSC members almost stripped as Anambra community bans trousers for women

by ‘Jola Sotubo A group of surprised female members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were almost stripped in ...

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February 4, 2014

Still on the job: Rivers police commissioner, Mbu, places ban on ALL political rallies

by ‘Jola Sotubo Barely 24 hours after news of his impending removal from office was announced, the Police Commissioner of ...

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November 3, 2013

Someone’s not amused: How Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson reacted to movie marketers’ ban (TWEET)

by Oge Okonkwo Mercy Johnson is angry! Following a report that the actress has been reportedly blacklisted by the Nollywood Movie ...

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November 2, 2013

So true, so false: Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson reportedly blacklisted by movie marketers

by Tutu Akinlabi News on the grapevine has it that Nigerian actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie, has been blacklisted by the ...

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October 26, 2013

Driving the gov’t mad: Saudi women drive vehicles to protest ban on female drivers

A group of Saudi Arabian women have got behind the wheel today in protest at the ban on women driving ...

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October 21, 2013

Every student must complete Primary 6: Lagos bans underage students from public schools

    Lagos State government says no pupil will henceforth be eligible for admission into any secondary school in the ...

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October 16, 2013

Banned for life: School mistress stopped from teaching after engaging in sexual activity with 16-year-old pupil

A 27-year-old school mistress has been banned from teaching for life after she invited a 16-year-old school boy to her ...

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October 5, 2013

Peregrino Brima: ‘Tokunbo’ cars ban – The masses sold to the cabal

by Peregrino Brimah The cabal, which includes the likes of Aliku Dangote, Femi Otedola, Olusegun Obasanjo, Tony Elumelu and in ...

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September 28, 2013

“Women shouldn’t drive because it damages their ovaries,” Saudi sheikh warns

A Saudi sheikh has warned women that driving could affect their ovaries and pelvises. Women are currently banned from driving ...

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August 4, 2013

Sad: Man commits suicide in Kano over ban on commercial motorcycle

by Isi Esene A commercial motorcyclist, Ali Harazumi Hamisu, has reportedly committed suicide after the state government effected a ban on their ...

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July 16, 2013

“It should be allowed in Muslim schools only”: The debate on Hijab ban in schools continue (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian News & Entertainment channel, BattaBox takes the debate surrounding the alleged ban of the hijab in ...

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July 5, 2013

Explicit content: Singer, Justin Timberlake’s nude ‘Tunnel Vision’ music video banned

VEVO Justin, is that you? Viewers need to use their 20/20 vision to spot the singer’s face through the nude ...

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June 17, 2013

Opinion: ‘Okada’ ban and the insensitivity of state governors

by Theophilus Ilevbare It is a fallacy of hasty generalisation, that all Okada riders are armed robbers, hence, responsible for ...

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June 6, 2013

Tightening the leash: Iran bans dog-walking in public warning animals could be ‘arrested’

Walking dogs in public or driving them around in cars is set to be banned in Iran. Now dog owners ...

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