Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu says her understanding of the English Language is not as fluent as her grasp of Yoruba. The actress made the disclosure in an interview when she launched her YouTube Channel,  ToyinAbrahamTV, saying she sold plantain chips as a kid. “I can speak Yoruba very well and I can speak English small small. Then I can try to talk like a Calabar girl. When I look at my fans, I wonder what I did to deserve such fans, they are like my family now. I can speak Yoruba well, I understand English but not too well,” she

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Techs & Gadgets, Y.Naija

5 Reasons Nigerians Should Reject The proposed tax on mobile services


The Nigerian government recently proposed a bill to place a 10 percent tax on phone calls, SMS and internet data packages. The bill was submitted to the National Assembly and is expected to be passed into law. As expected, this proposition has been criticised by some human rights bodies but Nigerians aren’t yet paying enough attention to it and what it might mean for mobile phone users. Here are some of the reasons every Nigerian should be kicking against the proposed tax. 1. According to NCC statistics, Nigeria now has about 146 million active mobile phone lines as at July

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Celebrity Gist, Entertainment, Events, Y.Naija

D’banj Set To Return To The UK On Tour Following 4 Year Hiatus


D’banj to storm the UK on tour The Kokomaster is set to to go on a UK tour come November 2016. This trip will be a noteworthy one for D’banj as it sees him return to the UK after 4 years. His last tour in the UK was in the summer of 2012, when his hit single Oliver Twist was topping charts all over the world particularly peaking at Number 2 on UK charts. D’banj will be shutting down arenas alongside Triple MG’s Tekno in Manchester, Birmingham and London at the Indigo O2 arena. read full on  ynaija

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Blogs, Y.Naija

NNPC Says No Plans To Increase Fuel Price


The Federal Government has insisted that the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) will not be increased. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said there was no immediate plan to increase the pump price of petrol. Kachikwu and Baru, made the declaration after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday. Last week some former NNPC GMDs had said that due to the dollar scarcity and the falling naira, it would be unrealistic to expect the petrol price to remain at

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