Friday 7 July 2017

United States and Russia make deal on Syria ceasefire

Three US officials say the United States and Russia have reached agreement on a cease-fire in southwest Syria, as President Donald Trump held his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Politico reports.

Photo: Police arrest 87 ‘Badoo’ cultists, declare 20 wanted

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday said it had arrested 87 suspected Badoo cult members and declared 20 others wanted in connection with the activities of the group in Ikorodu.

The police also said it met with herbalists in Ikorodu area in a bid to deal with the Badoo menace.

The Command Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, who made this known to PREMIUM TIMES added that the operation was carried out in conjunction with other security agencies and local security volunteers.

Jay-Z Slammed by Anti-Defamation League for Anti-Semitic Lyrics

Jay-Z’s lyrics referencing Jewish stereotypes in “The Story of O.J.” have him in hot water with the Anti-Defamation League.

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D’banj Drops 4th Solo Studio Album ‘King Don Come’

Nigerian singer-songwriter Oladapo Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D’banj, has released a new album titled “King Don Come.”

The artiste also known as the “Koko Master” announced on his Instagram handle that “King Don Come” will hit the markets on Friday July 7, 2017.

See Full List of 17 Firms Suspended By NSE From Trading Equities

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Friday suspended investors on the equities of 17 companies listed till further notice for failure to comply with the regulatory provisions of the law on corporate governance and extant post-listing guidelines.

The affected companies include: