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Senate Approves Price Increase of Internet Data, Less Than A Month After Suspending Proposed Hike!

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Remember last month when the FG proposed a hike in internet data prices causing an uproar among Nigerians, which then influenced the Nigerian Senate to not only condemn the price hike but put a stop to it.

READ: Nigerian Senate Condemns Forces NCC To Suspend Data Price Increase

Well fast forward almost a month and the same Senate has turned around to approve the data hike.

The Senate Committee on Communications is now saying that The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has acted in national interest on the issue of data price increase.

According to Daily Trust,

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#MannequinChallenge Of The Year? Twitter NG Reacts To MMM Nigeria Freezing Members Accounts For A Month

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This morning we told you that (Mavrodi Mondial Movement) MMM Nigeria, the much talked about pyramid scheme which has swept the nation in the last 2 months had frozen all payments on members accounts for the next month.

READ: MMM Nigeria Users Contemplate Suicide As Ponzi Scheme Freezes Payments For One Month

Interestingly this came just a day after the Russian founder of the scheme, Sergey Mavrodi said to be a known criminal wrote a letter to the Nigerian Government assuring them that the scheme is not a scam & nowhere near collapsing.

Fast forward just 24 hours and over 2 million Nigerians who have invested are now in a state of panic with some even contemplating suicide.

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MMM Nigeria Users Contemplate Suicide As Ponzi Scheme Freezes Payments For One Month

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Except you’ve been living somewhere under Olumo Rock, you’ve probably heard about the pyramid scheme that is sweeping the nation – MMM Nigeria!

The “wonder bank” scheme lets you “invest” money and within a few weeks, you get a 30 per cent return. The scheme has become so popular with many Nigerians who have been hit by the recession investing in it.

MMM which is owned by Russian, Sergey Mavrodi has been banned in other countries where it once operated before crashing, but for now they are still going strong in Nigeria….

Until this morning, when MMM shocked it’s users with a notice to it’s members on their website, saying there will be no money flowing till January 2017….an entire month!

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Police Confirm 3 People Died In TB Joshua SCOAN Stamped. So Why Is The Church Denying It?

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There was reportedly a stamped over the weekend [Dec. 10] at the Synagogue Church of All Nations which left 3 people dead, this comes exactly two years after a building at the church collapsed killing 115 people.

READ: TB Joshua’s SCOAN Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 115, 86 Are South Africans + Pretoria Urges FG To Investigate

The stampede in the early hours of Sunday, started when the crowd struggled to catch sight of the church’s General Overseer – Prophet TB Joshua, during a special healing service.

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Wole Soyinka Has Torn His US Green Card As Promised After Trump Win 

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During the US presidential election campaigns the thought of Donald Trump winning for so absurd and unthinkable that Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka promised he would tear his green card if he won.

READ Twitter NG Wants Wole Soyinka To Make Good On Promise To Destroy Green Card If Trump Wins Elections…

Unfortunately he won and Nigerians were quick to remind the 82 year old about his promise.

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Nigerian Senate Condemns Forces NCC To Suspend Data Price Increase

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This morning we told you about the social media dragging being served to PMB over the plans of the FG through The Nigerian Communications Commission to increase internet data prices in Nigeria.

However this morning the Nigerian Senate unanimously condemned the directive hours after which the NCC announced the immediate suspension of the new minimum pricing template for data services by mobile operators.

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Twitter Nigeria Drags PMB As FG Plans Increase In Internet Data Prices From Dec. 1!

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While other countries have made internet access free for their citizens, the Nigerian government is doing the complete opposite and even now want to charge more for the struggle internet we get here.

A few days ago news made the rounds that the FG had ordered all Nigerian Network Providers to increase the cost of data plans because it has now become too cheap.

Some telecommunication companies have been sending out messages to subscribers that they will increase data rate from Dec. 1, in line with the Nigeria Communications Commission’s order.

In light of the current economic recession, lack of jobs and fallen Naira this news has understandably been met with a lot of opposition.

Young Nigerians who make up a large percentage of social media users have now taken to Twitter to drag President Buhari for this directive, with many saying the price increase is to limit online criticism of his administration.

See some of the tweets after the jump

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Meet The 3 Naija Queens Taking Nigeria To The Winter Olympics For The First Time Ever!!

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Nigeria is hot AF, so it’s no surprises that we have never taken part in the Winter Olympics. But all that is about to change thanks to these 3 beautiful Naija sistas!

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga are set to put Nigeria on the map by being our first representatives at the Winter Olympic Games come 2018. The ladies will be taking part in the Bobsled competition!

Dear God I pray this is our Cool Runnings moment!

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Do You Support PMB’s Bid For A Second Term & Nigerians Reject GEJ’s Quest For The Presidency In 2019!

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Even though the masses are suffering greatly under the PMB administration, the current President – Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed that come 2019 he will seek a second term for the highest office in the land.

With just one year and seven months into his current tenure PMB via a statement issued by his spokesperson Garba Shehu . The statement was in response to a statement credited to Alhaji Buba Galadima (a former member of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC) saying that the people of Nigeria would abandon Buhari should he choose to seek re-election.

PMB’s statement which was issued last night said,

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Melania Trump Will Not Move To The White House With Her Son!

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The Trump presidency is definitely not going to run like previous ones before him.

According to reports, the Future First Lady Melania Trump & her only son with the billionaire, Barron will not be moving to the White House after Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, according to the NY Post.

The president-elect’s 46-year-old wife and their 10-year-old son will continue to live at the family’s high end Trump Tower penthouse so that Barron can continue attending his Upper West Side private school.

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