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E-Naira Speed Wallet Disappears From Google Play Store After 100k Downloads

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The E-Naira speed wallet has disappeared from the Google Play Store barely 48 hours after its launch.

However, the e-Naira merchant wallet, which is designed for businesses, is still running and has over 10,000 downloads on the Google Play Store made available to Android users.

The eNaira was developed by fintech company Bitt, which is also behind the creation of CBDC in some East Caribbean countries.

At the launch, Monday, the Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele, said 500 million e-Naira ($1.21 million) has already been minted.

Checks on the Apple App Store showed that the e-Naira speed wallet was still active but had been upgraded.

To access the e-Naira, users have to download the ‘speed wallet’, which allows them to conduct transactions with speed and ease. It is a digital storage that holds the e-Naira and is held and managed on a distributed ledger.

Before it disappeared, the speed wallet had a rating of 2.0 from 2, 150 reviews as of Tuesday evening with many complaining of glitches.

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Inside Ogun: Three Cultists Arrested For Gang Raping 15-Yrs-Old Girl

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Three cultists have been arrested in Ogun State for allegedly gang-raping a minor.

The suspects, Daniel Njoku, Damilare Ogundiran and Adebayo Olamilekan were said to be members of the Eiye confraternity.

It was gathered that the suspects were arrested after a report lodged at the Ajuwon divisional headquarters by the mother of the 15-year-old victim.

The mother had reported to the police she sent her daughter on an errand at Akute Odo area, “but she was waylaid on by Daniel Njoku, who forcefully took her to his gang where the young girl was gang-raped, beaten and forcefully initiated into their Eiye cult group,” Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said on Sunday.

According to Oyeyemi, the complainant explained further that the young men threatened to kill the victim if she informs anyone about the incident.

Upon the report, the DPO of the Ajuwon division, SP Andrew Akinseye, was reported to have detailed his men to go after the hoodlums, three of whom were apprehended.

“The suspects have confessed to the commission of the crime. They informed the police that they were desperately looking for more members to join their group especially female members, and that was what prompted them to do what they did,” Oyeyemi disclosed.

He added that the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the anti-cultists section of the State CIID.

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UFC: Israel Adesanya Reacts To Boos After Cannonier Win

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Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya has admitted that Saturday wasn’t the best performance of his career so far.

At UFC 276, Adesanya (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) defeated Jared Cannonier (15-6 MMA, 8-6 UFC) by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) to successfully defend the promotion’s middleweight title for the fifth time.

Despite a largely dominant performance, the lack of action drew criticism from both booing fans in the arena and commenters online. Initially disappointed, Adesanya mentally framed the performance differently and was more comfortable with it shortly after the main event’s conclusion.

“(I feel) a lot better,” Adesanya told reporters including MMA Junkie. “I’ve said this before: On my worst day, I can kill the best man. I call that suicide, on my worst day. I had an off night tonight. (Coach) Eugene (Bareman) told me, ‘The people who know you, (your) teammates, (your) family, they know you had an off night.’ And still, I f*cked him up.”

It takes two to tango and Adesanya faulted and credited both himself and Cannonier for the lack of exchanges. Adesanya has long thought Cannonier is a top-tier fighter, a hypothesis proven in his eyes at UFC 276.

“I couldn’t find my power shots, my kicks,” Adesanya said. “The initiators – the jabs and leg kicks – were working, but I was trying to find the power shots. He was adjusting well. It wasn’t just me vs. him. … His adjustments to what I was doing, I’d go ahead, I got to his body, I got to his legs. I got to his legs and he’d adjust and get away from my power. I was able to get away from his, as well.”

As for the boos, Adesanya said he wasn’t fazed by them. He pointed out many all-time great combat sports athletes have been booed, jeered, insulted, and criticized by crowds over the spans of their careers. He’s no different.

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Inside Lagos: Police Summon Officer For Shooting Motorcyclist Over Bribe

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The Lagos State Police Command has reacted to a viral video making rounds on social media platforms showing a policeman opening fire on a motorcyclist in the Somolu area of the state.

Report has it that the policeman, who was with some of his colleagues, requested a bribe from the motorcyclist.

Vexed that his request was turned down by the okada rider who sped off, the cop shot at the tires of the motorcycle.

Reacting to the video, the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, tweeted that he had informed the spokesperson for the Lagos Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, about the video.

“Sent to PPRO Lag. He will take it up pls,” Adejobi tweeted.

On his part, Hundeyin tweeted that the officers in the video had been identified and promised to give an update on the case.

“These officers have been identified. Rest assured that updates on the progress of their case will be provided,” he tweeted.

Hundeyin when contacted on Sunday, said the officers would be transferred to the command headquarters on Monday (today).

“I called their DPO and he admitted that they were his officers. So, I told him that he should bring them to the headquarters on Monday morning,” he said.

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