Sunday, 31 January 2016

Living in the Valley of Life

What do you do with your life after you have been to the moon?
Jesus took three of his disciples up on a mountain to pray and, suddenly, he was transfigured before them. They saw him covered in glory, talking to Moses and Elijah. Peter became so excited; he did not want to leave. He asked if they could make tabernacles on the mountain and stay there permanently.

I’m going to suffer, says Fr. Mbaka

Enugu Catholic priest, and founder, Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has said he is going to suffer in his new parish.
Mbaka made this statement while handing over to his successor on Saturday.

Wars, conflicts in Africa must stop now – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday made a case for the quick stoppage of killings that are associated with wars and other forms of conflicts in Africa.

Host community demands withdrawal of oil firm operating licence

Eastern Obolo Council of Chiefs in Akwa Ibom State has called on the Federal Government to withdraw operating mining license (OML112) from AMNI International Petroleum Development Company Limited.

Nigerians attack Economist for calling Jonathan ‘ineffectual buffoon’

Nigerians have expressed outrage at the Economist for labeling the country’s past president, Goodluck Jonathan, as an ‘ineffectual buffoon.’

Seven perish in Lagos boat mishap

Tragedy struck on Saturday in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State after a commercial boat capsized at Ijede, killing seven passengers.

SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that the boat was conveying 17 passengers and two crew members from Ijede en route Badore, shortly after the state monthly environmental sanitation when it crashed at a dredging point.

Saturday, 30 January 2016

N60bn health fund missing from Buhari’s ‘budget of change’ – Nigerian DoctorsBy

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has expressed shock that N60 billion, equivalent of 1% of consolidated revenue guaranteed by the National Health Act to fund basic health, is missing from the 2016 budget.

Chelsea sign USA defender Miazga

Miazga
Chelsea have signed United States defender Matt Miazga from New York Red Bulls, the English Premier League champions announced on Saturday.

English FA Cup results

English FA Cup results on Saturday:


Fourth round
Colchester 1 (Davies 80-og) Tottenham 4 (Chadli 27, 79, Dier 64, Carroll 82)
Playing later (1500 GMT unless stated)

Reekado Banks Admits He’s Not Really Friends With Lil Kesh

Mavin Records act, Reekado Banks, was recently interviewed by HipTV, where he talked about his relationship with YBNL act, Lil Kesh.

When asked about his relationship with the ‘Efejoku’ crooner, Reekado said they are not close friends, but have a cordial relationship.

Blackface Reveals What He Wants From 2Face Idibia

The crisis currently being witnessed in the Nigerian entertainment industry is taking a new turn as the day goes by and while some issues are being put to rest, some are beginning to come up.

I borrowed money for his studies, now he says I’m old, wife tells court

There was a mild drama recently at the Agboyi/Ketu customary court when a woman Ethel Amagala 53, who had earlier approached the court for the dissolution of her marriage with  one Emmanuel Amagala, 60, stormed the court in anger over newspaper publication of her divorce case.

Facebook blocks unlicensed gun sales

Facebook has banned people using the social network for unlicensed gun sales after pressure from anti-gun violence groups alarmed over the ease with which firearms are sold online in the United States.

90% of Nigerians are corrupt – Bafarawa

Two-term governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, was among the top politicians who were recently questioned by the EFCC for collecting money from the office of the NSA.

Cult leader insists on sex to initiate secondary school female members

EIGHT secondary school students have been arrested by the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for being cult members.

Friday, 29 January 2016

Chevron hands over assets to Seplat, Belemaoil

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture (JV) between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (the “NNPC/CNL JV) has formally handed over the producing assets in OMLs 53 and 55 to Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc. (Seplat) and Belemaoil Producing Limited (Belemaoil) respectively Friday in Lagos.

Over 2500 to lose jobs as Nigeria's biggest cashew factory St to shut down

The National Cashew Association of Nigeria on Thursday expressed concern that Olam Cashew Factory, Nigeria’s biggest cashew factory, would go into extinction if precautionary measures are not taken.

Villagers burn three armed robbers in Kogi

Three armed robbers have been burnt at Orunu junction in Ofu Local government area of Kogi State by angry youths suspected to have hailed from the adjourned communities ‎ in the area.

Olisa Metuh resumes work, hosts British lawmakers

The National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, who regained his freedom after meeting his bail conditions on Thursday, resumed work at PDP office on Friday.

Drama as Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers withdraw from case

Nnamdi Kanu
There was a mild drama at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday as a team of lawyers, numbering about fifteen and working for the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu withdrew from the ongoing case.

Seize any money I own in foreign accounts, Akpabio challenges FG

Akpabio
Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied owning any property in Dubai, United Arab Emirate or any other foreign country.

Buhari fails to lean from the past - The Economics

“GIVE me lucky generals,” Napoleon is supposed to have said, preferring them to talented ones. Muhammadu Buhari, a former general, has not had much luck when it comes to the oil price.
Between 1983 and 1985 he was Nigeria’s military ruler. Just before he took over, oil prices began a lengthy collapse;

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Falana: Okonjo Iweala didnt serve Nigeria selflessly her salaries were paid in dollars

Falana
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has asked Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance and and coordinating minister for the economy, to “stop giving the erroneous impression that she rendered selfless service” to Nigeria.

I respect obasanjo but he introduced bribery to the national assembly says Melaye

Dino Melaye
Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi west, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to the national assembly as a misplacement anger, accusing him of introducing corruption into the national assembly.

“It Is Just So Unfortunate” – 2Baba Finally Reacts To Blackface Allegation On Property Theft

Nigerian artist, Innocent Idibia, popularly known by his stage name, 2baba has described Blackface’s allegation as unfortunate.

2Baba
The multi award winning singer expressed his shock at the accusation during an interview with Channels Television.

“It is just so unfortunate. I do not know where it is coming from (but) I am trying to think of different reasons,” he said.

CBN to Nigeria: Hard time ahead

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday warned Nigerians to brace for a longer period of low revenue from oil sources, which would necessitate hard and uncomfortable choices.

2 die, 3 hospitalised after consuming Ogogoro

Two persons have died after consuming some quantity of locally-brewed gin popularly called “Ogogoro’’, believed to have been contaminated.

Boko Haram: Why US refused to sell arms to Jonathan – Activist

Mr. Smart Ajaja, a Nigerian rights activist, based in the United States of America, ‎ yesterday, said the refusal of former President Goodluck Jonathan to probe alleged multi-million dollars allegedly found in one the nation’s service chiefs, during his tenure was the reason America refused to sell arms to his administration.

Thieves mistakenly sucked excreta from tour bus during fuel siphoning attempt

Some thieves in Australia got more than they bargained for after they tried siphoning fuel from a tour bus but ended up with excreta.

Man United join race for Ahmed Musa

English Premiership giants Manchester United have joined the race to sign CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa.

Maritime Varsity: Ijaw youths demand apology from Amaechi

Reactions have continued to trail the decision of the Federal Government to scrap the Nigeria Maritime University, NMU, Okerenkoko, in Delta State, with the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Western zone, demanding an apology from the Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Here Are Famous Nigerian Celebrities With Disability But Have Succeded Richly (PHOTOS)

Times without numbers we have seen that disablities can affect a man’s life, but some people have managed to scale above their disability and made huge success in their chosen fields.
Enjoy the list below and kindly let us know if there’s anyone we missed.

13 dead in triple suicide attacks in Chibok town

At least 13 people were killed on Wednesday when three suicide bombers blew themselves up in the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok, where Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls.

Obasanjo writes Saraki, Dogara: Purchase of cars for lawmakers is unnecessary, insensitive

Yusuf Dogara, House of Reps speaker and
Bukola Saraki, Senate President
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has written the leadership of the National Assembly, accusing them of being insensitive to the plights of Nigerians, arguing that they fix and earn salaries and allowances far above what the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC approved for them.

TB Joshua is my boy! - witch doctor Kwaku Bonsam

— Popular Ghanaian witch doctor, Priest Nana Kwaku Bonsam, has had a ‘war’ with popular Nigerian Prophet, TB Joshua, at least once in the last two years

— Priest Nana Kwaku Bonsam says he backs up over 1,700 African preachers ‘spiritually’

Teenagers remanded over gang rape of minor

Four boys, three of them teenagers, were on Wednesday in Lagos remanded in prison custody over an alleged gang -rape of their 14-year-old neighbour. The accused persons – Femi Olatunji, 18; Rasheed Oyekanmi, 18; Habeeb Oladele, 18 and John Alade, 20; are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, child defilement and rape before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Can Nigerian teachers still teach?

Teachers are the first set of people who give a child a sense of self or validation outside of the home. If they are successful at imparting their knowledge and building a child’s confidence in his or her abilities, or in encouraging a child to pursue certain skills or even dreams, then they would have had a positive impact on that child’s life.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Zika virus: Outbreak 'likely to spread across Americas' says WHO

The Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas, the World Health Organization has warned.

Metuh’s armsgate case: Court adjourns until January 27

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja has adjourned the trial of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh until Wednesday January 27.

Don’t test our will, Lagos govt. warns criminally-minded individuals

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday reiterated its determination to deal decisively with anyone found engaged in cultism and criminal activities. Mr Steve Ayorinde, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, conveyed the government’s resolve in a statement in Ikeja.

2 men arraigned for anal sex inside jeep in Lagos

Two men, who allegedly had anal sex inside a jeep, were on Tuesday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The accused – Innocent Egbuna, 33, and Jide Ajayi, 21 – are being tried for a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and act of gross indecency.

Harrysong Unveils Grandmom Who Sold Wrappers For His School & Studio Fees

Pop singer, Harrysong has unveiled his grandmother, fondly called, Miloskey who he said sold her wrappers for his school fees and studio sessions. He not only flaunted her on social media, but also begs fans to help say a big thank you to the wonderful woman.

Make Nigeria proud, Dalung charges Eagles

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has charged the Super Eagles to put up optimum performance when they take on Syli Nationale of Guinea in their third Group C game of the 4th African Nations Championship today in Rubavu, Rwanda.

Falana is an integrity-challenged charlatan – Okonjo-Iweala

Okonjo Iweala
Nigeria’s former minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has described human rights lawyer, Femi Falana as an “integrity challenged charlatan.”

Okonjo-Iweala, who spoke through Mr. Paul C Nwabuikwu, her Media Adviser, described issues raised in Falana’s recent letter to the International Criminal Court, ICC, as one borne out of ignorance.

BREAKING: Dead bodies discovered in foundation of Enugu church building

There is outrage in Enugu State following the discovery, Monday evening, shocking images of dead bodies buried in shallow graves along the Enugu Port-Harcourt Express Road.

Monday, 25 January 2016

15 ways to manage stress according to scientists

Stress is an unavoidable aspect of life. From overwhelming public gatherings to project deadlines, it's easy to get caught up in it all and let the stress overcome you.

Buhari should be mindful of me, I am not a coward – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, has maintained that as the longest-serving governor in the country, he remains a force to reckon with and anyone who ignores him will be doing so at his or her own peril.

Lagos orders immediate re-opening of street gates, barricades

* Says they can be locked between 12 mid-night and 5am

Worried by the disturbing trend of closure of street gates across the State, the Lagos State Government on Monday, ordered immediate re-opening of all street gates and barricades in the nook and cranny of the State between 5am and 12 mid-night daily, just as it warned that defaulting streets would have their gates pulled down within the next seven days.

How to reduce illiteracy in Nigeria

Despite free primary education in many states across the country, the number of Nigeria’s out of school children still stands above 10.5 million. The Ovie Brume Foundation, a Non Governmental Organization established in 2003 has worked hard, employing unique strategies to improve the situation.

FG removes kerosene subsidy, product to sell for N83 per litre

The Federal Government, weekend, finally removed subsidy on Kerosene.
With the development, the product would now sell for N83 per litre from N50 per litre.

Residency card now compulsory for Ondo students

ONDO State government, weekend, said that the presentation of parent’s Residency Card, popularly known as  Kaadi Igbeayo  was now  a condition   for registration and participation of students in both internal and external examinations.

I make N300,000 monthly as a beggar — Drug addict

A suspected drug addict arrested by the Lagos State Command of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, has disclosed that he made over N300,000 monthly from begging in Ikeja.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Why an Ex-Google Coder Makes Twice as Much Freelancing

James Knight recently made an unorthodox career move for a 27-year-old coder: quitting a well-paid gig writing software for Google to go freelance. No more catered lunches, gold-plated benefits or million-dollar views from the search giant’s Manhattan office.

Today In Nigerian History: 24th January

On this day in 2008, the Faith Tabernacle, headquarters of the Living Faith Church International aka Winners’ Chapel, was listed by the Guinness World Records as the world’s largest church….

SEE The New Means Nigerian Banks Have Devised To Make Money Off Customers

Nigerian banks have mastered various means of robbing their customers.
Since the CBN ordered them to stop deducting COT on customers accounts with effect from this month, they have unveiled another method of stealing customers money by introducing what they call ‘a maintenance fee’. and they say it has the blessing of the CBN.

2Baba Talks About The Brawl Between Wizkid & Dammy Krane

Legendary African singer, 2Baba who formerly goes by the stage name, 2Face has come out to speak on the recent beef between his label mate, Dammy Krane and Wizkid, a beef that got physical.

Performing oral sex dramatically raises your risk of developing throat, neck and head cancers, a new study has claimed

A study of more than 96,000 people conducted by Dr. Ilir Agalliu and colleagues at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York has found that about 70% of all head and neck cancers come from human papillomavirus (HPV).

We must advise Buhari correctly —Ebun Adegboruwa

Lagos lawyer, Ebun Adegboruwa, says President Muhammadu Buhari ought to be properly advised on human rights issues amid to the on-going anti-corruption crusade so that he is not accused of vendetta.

African Nations Championship results

Results of 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) matches in Rwanda on Saturday:

Lassa fever: Let’s replicate the 2006-2008 intervention

Dr. Gani Enahoro is Vice President, African Veterinary Association and former President of the Nigerian Veterinary Association of Nigeria.  He bares his mind on the solution to Lassa fever outbreak.

Tenant removes neighbour’s 7-months pregnancy with kitchen knife

A mother of two, Mrs. Oyinyechi Chinaka, is recuperating   after she was reportedly stabbed several times by her neighbour (names withheld)  in Mushin area of Lagos.

4 killings at school, residence shake town in Saskatchewan

The killings of two adults at a school and two teenage brothers at a residence have left residents shattered, the mayor of La Loche, a small town in northern Saskatchewan, said Saturday.

Saturday, 23 January 2016

How my mum caught me making love with a lady and chased her out – Denrele

Controversial TV host, Denrele Edun, has lots of story to tell about his career and personal to family life which tends to interest many who will be willing to know.

I enjoy having sex with sheep, I have no sexual feeling for humans

A 15- year old boy, Miracle Oluebube Nweke, who according to reports was recently caught by a friend while he was allegedly having sex with a sheep, has confessed he enjoys the act.

We will not provide surety for Metuh – PDP

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has distant itself from the plight of its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, saying the party will not provide sureties he needs to meet his bail conditions.

Premier League Fixtures

Victor Moses’ West Ham will seek a double against Manchester City while Liverpool will aim for victory against Norwich. Manchester United will need a win against Southampton to keep the hope of a top four finish alive.

All those who diverted money from Jonathan will die — Ibu

•Recalls how his father died and reveals why their movies are full of rituals
Nollywood star actor and comedian, John Okafor, popularly known as, Mr. Ibu, in this interview expresses his reservations on the efficacy of the current   anti-corruption war even as he revealed that Enugu State has abundant latent Nollywood potentials yet untapped.

She’s my lover; I had sex with her, not rape – Prime suspect

The scenario at the Gender Office of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, Wednesday, where a teenager who alleged that she was gang raped was brought face-to-face with the suspects, left everyone, except the policemen, in the dark over the true position of things.

Saturday, 9 January 2016

Govt doesn’t want Igbo traders in Lagos

Early last Wednesday, Oshodi made the news again, with a bulldozer at work. On orders of governor Akinwunmi Ambode, it rumbled through the Owonifari market,Oshodi, Lagos, crushed and flattened everything on sight within the market.

Hands, tongues are more agile than an erect penis

A lot of readers have texted to find out how they would know if their girls’ groans and moans are staged or if their rapturous ravings are inspired by love and lust.

Drug Kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Captured After Months On The Run

The authorities in Mexico have announced the capture of fugitive drug kingpin, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman who has been on the run since he escaped from his prison cell in July 2015.

Friday, 8 January 2016

Korede Bello Facing Educational Problems With Lecturers Over His Studies

If you were put into this situation of choosing between school AND a good musical career (‘to blow’) …. WHAT WILL YOU GO FOR??

I lost my cousin to Boko Haram – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has recounted how he lost his first cousin, a Divisional Police Office, DPO, serving in Borno State to the Boko Haram sect in one of the attacks in the area.

Chelsea top Premier League wage bill chart with £215.6m

Chelsea have usurped Manchester United and Manchester City at the top of the Premier League’s wage bill chart, according to annual figures released on Friday.

US Hellfire missile mistakenly shipped to Cuba

A dummy US Hellfire missile was mistakenly shipped from Europe to Cuba in 2014, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
The inert missile did not contain any explosives, the Journal reported, but there are concerns that Cuba could share the technology with potential US adversaries such as North Korea or Russia.

Monkey selfie case: judge rules animal cannot own his photo copyright

A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled that a macaque monkey who took now-famous selfie photographs cannot be declared the copyright owner of the photos.

The Full List Of Winners At The #GloCAFAwards2015

Gabon Striker Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has been named the African Player of the Year 2015 by the Confederation of African Football.
The Borrusia Dortmund Striker beat off competition from local favourite and four time winner Yaya Toure Of Cote D’ Ivoire and Ghanaian Player Dede Ayew to the title.

Release or charge our son to court, Metuh’s family tells FG

FOUR days after the arrest of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, his family has cried out, demanding that he should be released or charged to court.

Oshodi market demolition: Affected traders reject alternative

Traders from the demolished Owonifari electronic Market, Oshodi yesterday rejected the Lagos State Government’s plans to relocate them to Oshodi Resettlement Market (former Isopakodowo market), citing structural instability and several spiritual activities associated with the structure as their reason for the rejection.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Timaya Shares Throwback Picture of Himself at a Talent Hunt Competition years ago

Nigerian Music Star – Timaya today January 7th shared a throwback of himself at a talent hunt competition years ago on his instagram.

How I was paid to install Radio Biafra on MTN mast - Suspect

A telecommunication maintenance engineer, David Nwawuisi, has revealed that he got an initial payment of N150,000 to install a Radio Biafra transmitter on an MTN mast in Ngwo, Enugu State.

AMAZING! See The Unusual Gift AIT Owner Raymond Dokpesi Offered President Buhari (PHOTO)

President Muhammadu Buhari has been offered an unusual gift by DAAR Communications, owner of AIT and Ray Power.

Birthday dinner: Soyinka blasts Wike, says “EFCC knows where I live”

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has lambasted the Rivers State government over a comment by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information, Dr Austin Tam-George, that the state would demand refund from him (Soyinka) if he collected cash from the N82 million allegedly spent by immediate-past Governor, Rotimi Amaechi on a dinner to honour him.

Biafra: CD gives Buhari 7-day ultimatum to release Kanu, Metuh

Campaign for Democracy, CD, South East Zone, yesterday, joined other human rights bodies in the call for the immediate release of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, the Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisah Metuh and the former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).

Policeman kills father of 2 in Aba

A policeman attached to Eziama Police Division shot dead a father of two (Ikeokwu Onyemachi), while attempting to seize his motorcycle at Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State, yesterday.

Black Wednesday @ Glass House, as robbers kill NFF official

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) family woke up on Wednesday with the sad news of the sudden death of its Head of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar.

Update on Demolision of Oshodi market

After the demolishing of Oshodi market yesterday morning, getting there this morning now it has been set ablaze.

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Genevieve Nnaji Now A Certified LandLord, Gets New House In Abuja (PHOTO)

If you know Abuja too well, then you might have seen this estate.
It’s known as Sticks and Stones Property comprises of 4-Bedroom Terrace Duplex with attached Servant’s Quarters, Located at Apo-Dutse Abuja.

Why EFCC has refused to release Metuh

DAILY POST has just received information that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is insisting that the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, who is currently being held by the commission over some allegations that are yet to be officially made public, will not be left off the hook unless he issues a statement required of him as a suspect.

Obasanjo is the greatest Nigerian alive, his voice is number one in Africa – Ladoja

One-time Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja has asserted that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo numbers among the greatest leaders to have ever been produced in Nigeria, adding that the former President’s voice is presently the number one in Africa.

Five Star CEO E-Money Caught Wearing Skirt (PHOTO)

KcEE’s Elder brother Emeka Okonkwo Popularly known as E-Money is indeed a fashionista.

Dimolision of Oshodi market going on

Passing thru Oshodi this morning January 6th 2016, around 7am, it was a very big surprise to me seeing tractors seriously working at Oshodi market.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

See How Aliko Dangote Made Olamide & Don Jazzy End their Fight and Olamide Prostrated before Don Jazzy

Nigerians were shocked 3 days ago when Olamide and Don Jazzy had a big fallout at the Headies 2015 while on Live International TV, and the fight spilled over to Twitter and made a bloody mess.

Ambode converts LASU to residential campus, approves 70yr retirement age for Profs

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Tuesday, signed a bill into law converting the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, to a residential institution, as well as approving 70 years retirement age for professors of the institution.

The law, LASU (Amendment) Bill 2015, also approved a five-year single term for the Vice Chancellor of the institution.

Facebook Founder Mark Zukerberg To Build Robot To Do Home Chores

Facebook founder and new father, Mark Zukerberg who is currently enjoying his paternity leave has revealed his new year resolution to build an Artificial Intelligence, a robot, that will assist with home duties, liking it to what was in Iron Man movie, Jarvis.

LMAO! Fans Blast Comedian Akpororo Over His Recent Poor Dress Sense (SCREENSHOT)

Comedian Akpororo is a happier man these days after he was able to get married to the love of his life some weeks ago.

Headies Organisers release statement on the drama that happened on awards night

Read the official statement from Headies Awards organization below…

Tiwa Savage’s Son Looks Like a Hip Hop Rap Star in New Photo

Since releasing the first Photos of their son last year, December 25, Tiwa Savage and Tunji Balogun continue to flood Social Media with Adorable snaps of their months old son.

Reekado Banks Poses With His Controversial Car Amid #Headies2015 Award Drama (PHOTO)

In spite of all the controversies and verbal war surrounding the Headies Next Rated Award, the winner, Reekado Banks, stepped out with the car, which was one of the prizes that came with the award and he also didn’t forget to strike a pose with it and plaster it all over your faces.

Ex-NTA DG recounts how Jonathan presidency punished him for censoring PDP hate campaigns

A former acting Director-General, DG, of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Mr. Musa Mayaki, has recounted how he was issued several queries and rebuked by the immediate past presidency for daring to censor abusive and inciting comments made by chieftains of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during rallies transmitted live on the television station.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Chemistry textbooks outdated as scientists discover four new elements

Four elements are soon to be added to the periodic table, finally completing the seventh row making every science textbook out of date according to education giant Pearson, the CNBC has reported.

I don’t smoke ‘igbo’, Davido’s lover insists

Sophia, in a series of Tweets, has responded to Davido’s release of a medical report indicating that there was cannabis in Imade’s system, saying they were all excuses to take Imade from her.

Nigerians shouldn’t be suffering

A professor of History and Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos, Prof. Lawal Adebayo, says Nigerians do not deserve to suffer.

Aregbesola stops doctors’salaries over strike

The Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, may have ordered the stoppage of salaries of doctors in the employment of the state over the strike which started since September 28, last year.

SON warns fast-food operators against food poisoning

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria has restated the need for operators of fast-food restaurants in the country to make use of the relevant code of practice for their operations in order to avoid food poisoning.

Sunday, 3 January 2016

Man, 38 kills neigbour over missing Christmas chickens

A 38-year-old man, Mr. Idowu Ajewole has been remanded in prison custody by a Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State Capital for allegedly killing his former neigbour, Mr. Monday Bassey, 28 over missing Christmas chickens.

LASU directs staff to sign nominal roll or forfeit salary

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has directed its staff to resume the signing of nominal roll before the fifth day of every month to ensure payment of their salaries.
This is contained in the university’s official bulletin ‎made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos.
According to the bulletin, the directive is meant for both the academic and Non-academic staff.

Chris Brown Listed as Alleged Suspect in Battery Investigation at Vegas Hotel

Singer Chris Brown is listed as an alleged suspect in a battery investigation at the Palms Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas police said today.

Twins Born on New Year's Won't Share Birthday

A pair of twins born in San Diego will forever share different birthdays -- and different birth years.
Maribel Valencia, 22, gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on New Year's Eve, then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Dailard said Saturday.

Beware of Obasanjo’s pieces of advice - Na’ Abba to Buhari

At a point, he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Congress of Nigeria (ACN), then back to the PDP before finally dumping the PDP shortly before the general elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, Na’Abba speaks on some national issues. Excerpts:

Is the DSS misleading Buhari and leading Nigeria into political crisis?

“Democracy lets all voices, even those against it, be heard. Democracy’s true strength is its ability to incorporate the needs and desires of a diverse population into a governing consensus over a long period of time.”

I’m going no where - Ighalo

Nigeria  international Odion Ighalo has ruled out the possibility of departing Watford in the January transfer window.


The 26-year-old has been in fine fettle this season, bagging 14 goals and two assists in 19 Premier League appearances for the Hornets.

At 62 Kollington still very hot in bed, says young wife

For years nothing has been heard of Fuji Maestro, Alhaji Kollington Ayinla, popularly referred to as Kebe n’ Kwara but the ‘Baba Alatika’ granted Potpourri an interview last year.
As much as the interview was revealing and thrilling, but something else happened while the interview was going now that caught Potpourri’s eyes.

Saturday, 2 January 2016

2016: Our expectations of Buhari– Lawmakers, leaders, others

He must reduce cost of governance, create jobs, increase minimum wage – NLC
INSPITE of dwindling economic fortunes of the country occasioned by falling prices of crude oil, some lawmakers, leaders and the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, raised high hurdles for President Muhammadu Buhari to scale this year in order to improve on the well being of Nigerians.

Prophet T.B Joshua releases shocking 2016 prophecies on Buhari, scarcity, terrorism

Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet T.B. Joshua has released his prophecies for the New Year- 2016.
Most of his predictions this year are directed towards the African continent.
Prophet T.B Joshua
The prophet who cancelled his yearly ‘crossover service’, opted rather to address followers live on Christian television network Emmanuel TV.
He said, “There will be large scale scarcity, shortage of food.”

There are plans to assassinate President Buhari – Fr. Mbaka

Fiery Enugu based cleric, the Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has raised the alarm over the plan by some unnamed persons to kill President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mbaka, who is known for his controversial prophecies, is the head of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria.

DAILY POST recalls that he had in his 2015 New Year message entitled ‘From Goodluck to Badluck’, prophesied that former President Goodluck Jonathan would be roundly defeated in the 2015 presidential elections.

NYC man pushes woman to safety before elevator crushes him

A 25-year-old man has been crushed to death on New Year's Eve by a falling elevator in New York City.
Police say the accident happened around midnight Thursday in an apartment building on Broome Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The victim was identified as Stephen Hewett-Brown, of the Bronx.

Friday, 1 January 2016

Andrew Onalaja; British born Nigerian Architect rode from London to Lagos. Exclusive!!!

Can we meet you sir?
My name is Mr Andrew Onalaja, the grandson of Rev Ezekiel Onalaja from Ijebu-Ode. I’m an Architect based in the UK. I’m a family man, I have 5 children.