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Online Shopping Fever Hits Nigeria For 12.12

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Excitement is rising in Nigeria; behaviour is changing, as a new wave emerges among the different inhabitants in the country.
Online shopping is causing a frenzy and the excitement in 2014 is at fever pitch, as Nigerians prepare to break the bank for gifts for colleagues, friends, and family this Christmas season.

With decreasing oil prices and devaluation of the Naira threatening to affect brick and mortar stores this season, economic analysts expect the real activity of the season to happen on online shopping websites with the allure of choice, massive discounts, home deliveries and innovative offers for the season.
2014 has seen the growth of the marketplace model, where brick and mortar stores have been given the opportunity to potentially reach 65 million online Nigerians by leveraging on the existing technical, marketing and logistics infrastructure of the online shopping powerhouses.
From mobile phones to tablets, deals on fashion, household goods, toys, and sports equipment and a lot more, customers are expected to get a long list of deals to last them for the entire season.
Come 12.12, 2014, the fever is expected to hit a new all-time high, with word on the street that Nigeria’s number one online retailer, Jumia is expected to have a customer appreciation event on their website bigger than any seen in the country.
With customers expecting to get something for everyone, shop effortlessly and on the go via the Jumia website and mobile applications, save while getting the best deals, and styling up for the season, this is expected to be the beginning of a yearly event that could over shadow every other shopping period in the year.

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Nigeria’s Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

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Nigeria's Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

Communications minister, Isa Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has announced the loss of his 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali.

The Minister took to his Twitter account on Monday night to announce this sad news.

Pantami stated that the funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted in Abuja on Tuesday at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2.

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The post by the minister announcing the incident reads; “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.

“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer In sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”

 

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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