Showing posts from July, 2015
Buhari meets Obama (photos) Nigeria's president meets US president Obama at the White House this afternoon to discuss on US assistance in Fighting terrorism in Nigeria and to help recover stolen Funds. Photo credit: AFP. See more photos after the cut...

Bomblast In damaturu killed 5 And Injured many

A suspected Boko Haram male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at a checkpoint ‎at Kano-Maiduguri road on the outskirts of Damaturu, Yobe State this afternoon.

Seyi Shay Hangs Out With Neyo at Pre MAMA

Neyo and Seyi Shay are some of the several singers at the MAMAs in Durban, South Africa. She shared pictures of him listening to her song and teaching her how to 'Hover'. Another photo after the cut.........wink

Sunkanmi stuns in new photos as she releases new music video

Sunkanmi stuns in new photos as she releases new music video Olasunkanmi Rehanat Alonge with the stage name Sunkanmi release beautiful promo pictures. Hit The Ground Records signed Afro Pop just dropped another hit single titled #For Body featuring  Olamide produced by Young Jonn. She recently dropped the music video to For Body directed by Unlimited LA. The new single is definitely a breakthrough for her in the Nigerian music Industry. More photos and the video after the cut...

Photo: New Chief of Army Staff observes Sallah prayers in Yobe

Photo: New Chief of Army Staff observes Sallah prayers in Yobe The new Chief of Army Staff Major General Tukur Buratai seen (in uniform) observing his Sallah prayer at the Damaturu Central Mosque, Yobe state. He arrived Yobe yesterday to celebrate Sallah with Nigerian troops in the state. Many believe the suicide attacks in Damaturu this morning was to embarrass him and call his bluff.Nice to start with.

See how close those youths came to President Buhari (photos)

See how close those youths came to President Buhari (photos) President Buhari today recounted how his security was unable to keep excited youths far from him as he left the national Mosque today, saying if one of them had a knife and had bad intentions, he would have been injured. See how close they got to him. More pics after the cut... Presidential Convoy

Italian Prime Minister wears bullet proof vest to meet Kenya's President (photo)

Imagine this. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi wore a well-cut suit to meet the president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta at Kenya's State House on Wednesday July 15th but beneath the suit, he wore a bullet proof vest. Kenyans of course took to twitter to slam the Italian PM. Some don't blame him sha. Kenya has been hit with a series of horrific terror attacks, but wearing that inside the State House? What do you guys think? Look at the shap of the Bullet proof on his back shoulder

Photos: First Lady Aisha Buhari and her daughters at Abuja mosque

The President's wife Aisha Buhari and her daughters were at the Abuja mosque to observe prayers today. They were there with other women. making brain right.......#wink!!!

Four brilliant Nigerian girls win 2015 Global Technovation Challenge

TEAM Nigeria has emerged winner in Technovation Challenge world pitch which held at San Francisco, USA. The winning team comprised of four brilliant girls: Praise David-Oku, Sonam Kumar, Nmesoma Ogbonna, and Grace Akpoiroro as they developed a mobile app to tackle waste disposal challenge in Nigeria. They pitched their app called, ‘Discardious’. From L-R: Praise David-Oku, Sonam Kumar, Nmesoma Ogbonna, Grace Akpoiroro, Grace Ihejiamaizu receiving award as 2015 global winner of Technovation Challenge at San Francisco, USA From L-R: Praise David-Oku, Sonam Kumar, Nmesoma Ogbonna, Grace Akpoiroro, Grace Ihejiamaizu receiving award as 2015 global winner of Technovation Challenge at San Francisco, USA Mrs. Martha Alade, Founder of WITIN and Coordinator of the program in Nigeria enthused that this years’ team was exceptional and has done Nigeria proud. Their solution solves a major problem in Nigeria. This is the first time a Nigerian team would come first globally in Technovati

Buhari to earn N28.12m in four years, N7m a year

Buhari, Osinbajo slash salaries by 50 per cent AS part of his plans to actualise his campaign promise of reducing the huge cost of governance to free funds for the delivery of democracy dividends, President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo have slashed their salaries by 50 per cent. With this Buhari and Osinbajo will earn half of what former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Vice President Namadi Sambo, earned. The current annual remuneration of the President of Nigeria as published by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, is N14,058,820.00. This means Buhari, henceforth, will earn N7,029,410 a year or N28,117,640 in four years To formalize the process, the leaders have written to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation to intimate it of the new development. Osinbajo resumes in office Osinbajo According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the President on Media and Publicity, M

Bishop who teaches Islam

For the immediate past Kaduna Diocesan Bishop of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon, the time of glory has come having just been appointed Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Worldwide, with headquarters at Lambeth, United Kingdom. The position makes him the second in command after the Archbishop of Canterbury. Breaking a record as the first African to hold the position, Idowu-Fearon has had a number of other high profile albeit controversial achievements in his over half a century of dedicated service to the development of the Anglican Church not only in Nigeria but also across the world. He is expected to serve for an initial renewable period of seven years. Most Rev. Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon When at the height of the Kaduna religious riots of 2000, Idowu-Fearon, against all odds, established a centre for the study of Islam in his Kaduna Diocese, a cross section of his flock virtually demanded for his head, calling him all

Why I don’t wear pants -Baby Blanche

Baby Blanche Due to the kind of clothes she likes to wear and is comfortable in, Baby Blanche has revealed in an interview with Showbiz that she hardly wears panties when she’s going out. Baby Blanche

12 migrants drown in Mediterranean, 500 others rescued

The Italy on Friday in Rome confirmed the death of 12 migrants on Thursday when their overcrowded rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya. It said no fewer than 500 others were rescued in the latest episodes in the Mediterranean migrant crisis. Italian coast guards said the corpses of the victims were found in the sea by the Coast Guard ship, Dattilo, some 40 miles north of Libya. The organisation said Dattilo saved 106 people from the same dinghy, which was half submerged when help arrived. No details were available on the nationalities of the victims or those rescued. It said Dattilo was still involved in other rescue operations involving boats in difficulty. A total of 393 other migrants were saved in four different operations carried out by the Dattilo on Thursday. Similarly, while another 106 migrants were saved by two Coast Guard frigates operating off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa. Tens of thousands of migrants fleeing war and hunger in Africa and the Middle East h

Ali Baba proposes death penalty for fake drugs producers

Popular comedian, Atuyota Akporobomeriere, alias Ali Baba has proposed that government should consider death penalty as a punishment for manufacturers and distributors of fake and substandard drugs in Nigeria fake-drugs2Disheartened by a picture of a fake drug he shared on his Instagram page, which stated the product’s  manufactured date as April, 2016,  an undue date, Ali Baba reacted to so many other unwholesome practices bedeviling the health sector saying offenders should not go unpunished. He lamented that Nigerians would rather expend their time and energy on  wrong issues while ignoring important life-threatening problems in the country. “We go on like nothing is wrong. Prof Dora Akinyuli fought them to a standstill. Nearly lost her life because of the fight. If you ask me, some people who get caught selling these things should not be treated with kid’s gloves. This is not like selling fake slippers or jeans. This is threat to life. It’s like armed robbery. Hang the bastards and

Police arrest masquerade in Enugu for stabbing priest

Enugu—MEN of  Enugu Police Command have arrested three persons in Enugu, who allegedly stabbed an Anglican priest after beating him, under the cover of playing masquerade. The reason for the attack was yet to be ascertained but the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the incident said the three persons and the masquerade regalia are currently in police custody for interrogation. According to the PPRO,  “operatives of Igboeze North Division of Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police have nabbed three suspects (names withheld), all of Igogoro, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State for allegedly conspiring to beat and stab one Reverend Christian Ajibo, an Anglican priest, last Thursday with a dagger on the right side of his chest.”

I will deny my husband sex until he pays his debt — wife

A 39-year-old trader, Mrs Modinat Idowu, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos state on Thursday that she would continue to deny her husband, one Akeem Idowu, sex until he has paid the debt he is owing her. Idowu said this while responding to a suit filed by her 45-year-old husband whom he had been married to for 12 years. “I have been denying my husband sex because he borrowed N690,000 from me and has refused to pay, I will continue to starve him of sex until he pays the money,’’ the mother of two said. “Akeem is in the habit of swearing and cursing me with a charm called `Ishan egungun’: a specially prepared masquerade’s rod and this is affecting my life.’’ She, however, urged the court not to grant her husband’s wish for the dissolution of their marriage, saying that she was still in love with him. The petitioner: Akeem, a businessman, had asked the court to dissolve the 12-year-old marriage over alleged sex denial by his wife. “My wife does not want me

Entrepreneurship is solution for unemployment – SBN

A  member of the House of Representatives, Ghana, Honourable Mohammed Salisu Bamba in Lagos, stated that the singular solution to the plaque of joblessness ravaging youths in Africa subregion is entrepreneurship. Bamba who spoke during the official launch of Lagos chapter of Sterling Business Network in Lagos where over 200 people were in attendance lamented rate of unemployment among youths. ”The biggest challenge we are facing in the sub region is basically unemployment. Everybody is looking up to the politician for a solution and as young politician, I know we cannot.” Canvassing for self reliance among youth, he urged stakeholders in education sector to discourage the notion in students that the sole purpose of education is to be employed by someone. Vowing to take SBN to Ghana before the last quarter of the year, he said: “It is disheartening to note that if you come to Ghana, you will see associations like; Unemployed Graduates Association, Masters Holders Ass

National Assembly not party secretariat, Ekweremadu warns APC

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, warned the  All Progressives Congress, APC, not to misconstrue the National Assembly as its secretariat. Senator Ike Ekweremadu Senator Ekweremadu, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, was called up on a RayPower Radio morning programme, tagged: “Political Platform”, where he responded to questions on the alleged forgery/amendment of the Senate Standing Rule, 2011. When told that some people, especially from the opposition APC felt that his principal took a seat that rightly belonged to the APC, Mr Anichukwu said the seat did not belong to any political party. He said: “Going by Section 50 (1) of the 1999 Constitution, that Office doesn’t belong to anybody or party. It belongs to Nigerians. That is why APC lawmakers became Speakers in Plateau and Benue State Assemblies last June even when the APC was in minoity. By the way, are some people trying to tell Nigerians that if the PDP ha

Buhari set to name Chief of Staff, SGF, other aides today

THE shape and faces to the Muhammadu Buhari administration will begin to unfold today baring any last minute change of mind by the president, Vanguard has learnt. Among those to be named are the Chief of Staff, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF and personal staff of the president and the vice-president. Yesterday, the president requested the Senate to approve 15 special advisers for him. Meanwhile, the delay in the announcement of senior officials of the new administration, it was learnt yesterday, flowed from the delay by the former officials of Goodluck Jonathan administration in forwarding their handover notes to the transition committee constituted by Buhari. Sources close to the President and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, disclosed yesterday that the president would make known the senior officials of his government today. Besides the Chief of Staff and SGF, other officials to be named may include the Special Adviser to the National