Thursday, 31 March 2016

Messi provokes outrage in Egypt by donating boots

A charitable gesture by Argentinian football star Lionel Messi has provoked outrage in Egypt, where a lawmaker and football official took umbrage at the donation: his football boots.

FIFA bans Eboué for one year

Ivorian international and Sunderland A.F.C player, Emmanuel Eboué, has been banned from taking part in any football-related activity for one year or until he pays the total outstanding amount owed to his former agent if this occurs before the end of the one-year ban.

Suspect jumps from building to evade arrest, dies

Tragedy struck in the Abesan Housing Estate, in the Ipaja area of Lagos State on Monday, after a man, Njamasi Richard, jumped from a building.

Chibok girls not missing – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday declared that no pupil was abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.

Lagos to prosecute tax defaulters from April 1

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service says it will commence the prosecution of tax evaders and offenders in the state from April 1, 2016.
The LIRS in a statement by its Executive Chairman, Mr. Olufolarin Ogunsanwo, on Wednesday said the move became necessary because a large number of Lagosians had not paid their taxes although the law stated that eligible tax payers must pay within 90 days of the New Year.

We are working hard to relieve your pains – FG assures Nigerians

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it was aware of the difficulties that Nigerians were currently facing over the lingering fuel scarcity and poor power supply, assuring that it was working round the clock to provide relief for the citizenry.

Fayose, Aluko trade words over brewing Ekiti crisis

Embattled erstwhile Secretary of the Ekiti State Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Tope Aluko may have drawn Governor Ayodele Fayose into a fresh verbal battle as he described him as a man running from his shadows, saying his day of reckoning is at hand.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Super Eagles apologise for inability to qualify for AFCON

Nigeria’s failure to qualify for a second straight Africa Cup of Nations has sparked fears about the country’s chances of featuring in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Politics is sexy, ask my wife – Tinubu

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has described politics as a sexy terrain.
According to him, if politics was not sexy, his wife, Oluremi would not be in it.

Siasia admits Eagles are ‘broken’ after failing to qualify for AFCON 2017

Interim coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, has expressed his disappointment, after their 1-0 defeat to Egypt on Tuesday, which ensures they will not qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

BREAKING: Abductors kill Colonel Samaila Inusa

The Nigerian Army has announced that Colonel Samaila Inusa, who was kidnapped on Sunday 27th March 2016, was found dead today, Tuesday, at about 6.00pm.
Army spokesman, Sani Usman, in a statement said preliminary investigation revealed that, most likely, the late senior officer was killed same day he was kidnapped by his abductors.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Fuel Crisis: Kachikwu apologises, says queues to disappear April 7

Following backlashes which trailed his comments that the biting fuel scarcity across parts of the country would linger till May, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, in a dramatic u-turn on Tuesday, said that the long queues in the country’s petrol stations would disappear on Monday, April 7, 2016.

‘I recognised just the tip of his nose’: mother of murdered student

The mother of murdered Italian student Giulio Regeni, tortured to death in Egypt in January, told Italy’s parliament Tuesday she had only recognised ‘the tip of her son’s nose when identifying his body.

Amid increasing anger over Cairo’s handling of the killing of the 28-year-old Cambridge University graduate student, Egyptian detectives are now expected to hand over key evidence to their Italian counterparts on April 5.

Proprietor bags 10- year jail term for raping 10- year-old girl

An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Tuesday sentenced a school proprietor, Ibitoye Babatunde to 10 years imprisonment for raping a 10-year-old girl.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the convict is the proprietor of God is Great Nursery and Primary school, Ado-Ekiti. In his judgment, Justice Mosun Abodunde said that the prosecution had established case of rape beyond reasonable doubt.

Monday, 28 March 2016

Obasanjo would have rescued Chibok girls if he was in office-Gov, Kashim Shettima

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday, poured encomiums on former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing him as a man with rare courage committed to national unity and development. Shettima said he was convinced that Obasanjo would have rescued the missing Chibok girls if he were the president at the time the insurgents seized the 279 girls from their hostels.

Just at 50, my husby is off sex!

My husband and I are both in our fifties and our sex life seems to have died a natural death. Other than this, we’re really comfortable with each other. I’ve tried talking to him about it and have asked if he’s no longer interested in me that way or if he has someone else he’s making love to. But he always reassures me that he loves me very much.

PDP battles ghost workers, pays staff in cash

PDP National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has detected ghost workers on its payroll after ordering the workers to line up and collect their salaries in cash.

Metuh lied, I didn’t know him, Abang tells CJ

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja has debunked the claim of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, that they had known each other before the PDP’s spokesperson’s trial started in his court on January 15 this year.

Friday, 25 March 2016

Why we are importing grass by Minister of Agriculture

The barrage of comments, criticisms, questions and name-calling on the social media that have trailed the announcement of an intention to import grass to improve the business of production of cattle, sheep and goats in Nigeria is rather incredible.

Mile 12 Market: We don’t want to relocate, women market leader pleads with Ambode

The Mile 12 Market is located in Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area, along Lagos –Ikorodu Road. It is noted for perishable food items such as: pepper, onions, yams, fruits, tomatoes, yam flour, vegetable and palm oils, cash crops and other numerous edible food items. The market is about 30 years old. The market consists of traders from different ethnic groups in Nigeria. These include:

Thursday, 24 March 2016

UTME: Reps endorsement of Computer-Based Test excites JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced on Wednesday that the House of Representatives had thrown its weight behind the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode of examination.

Fuel scarcity: Military Task Force bans all forms of black market activity, gives 24-hour ultimatum

Following the ongoing fuel scarcity being witnessed in Jos and environs, the Operation Safe Haven responsible for the maintenance of peace in Plateau State, has banned roadside and illegal sale of petroleum products.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

World Water Day 2016: 12 Facts And Things To Know

Today is World Water Day, an annual celebration started as part of a United Nations campaign to raise awareness about water scarcity and safety issues around the world. But while water covers almost three-fourths of the Earth’s surface, it makes up a small portion of the global conversation.

YABATECH expels six final year students

The Academic Board of the Yaba College of Technology has expelled six final year students for presenting fake or altered National Diploma (ND) and National Certificate of Education (NCE) results for admission.

‘How my 13-year-old niece was defiled by 32-year-old welder’

A petty trader, Mrs Mojisola Oyelola, on Wednesday narrated at an Ikeja High Court how her 13-year-old niece was defiled by a 32-year-old welder, Adewunmi Adetuyi. Adetuyi, whose address is unknown, is facing a charge of defilement before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye. Oyelola, while being led in evidence by the prosecuting counsel, Mr Jide Boye, told the court that the defilement occurred in 2014.

Which One is a sin?

This question have been part of the trending things and am very lost to what to answer.

Feel free to comment at the bottom of this post.

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

BREAKING: Judge disqualifies self from Saraki’s suit to stop trial at CCT

Justice Abdukadir Abdu-Kafarati of the Federal High Court in Abuja has disqualified himself from a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to quash the assets falsification charges brought against him by the federal government at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.

Hearing begins today as medical students sue UNILAG

Some 100-level medical students at the University of Lagos have urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to quash the decision of the university’s Senate, which allegedly changed the academic requirement needed by them to proceed to 200-level.

16-year-old schoolgirl charged for financing ISIS

A 16-year-old schoolgirl was set to be charged Tuesday with raising money to support the Islamic State group, Australian police said, warning of a “trend of teenage children” involved in such activities.

18-yr-old boy in court over baby theft

A teenager, Balogun Segun, was yesterday charged before an Ota Magistrate’s Court in Ogun State, for allegedly stealing a baby, Aluko Faith. Segun, 18, who lives at 7, Owolabi Street, Iyana-Ilogbo, Ota, is facing a one-count charge of stealing a baby.

PTA sets up panel to investigate alleged sexual harassment at Queens College

The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), of Queens College, Lagos said in Lagos on Monday that it had set up panel to investigate alleged sexual harassment in the school.

Monday, 21 March 2016

Mix fruits yourself for your health therapy!

You can now do simple and easy juice  yourself by blending different fruits together for your health support.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Happy Birthday Lilkesh

No be mistake that a year is been added to your year today. May you count the days of your life for Good and Joy!

Oliseh withdraws suit, insists he wasn’t paid

Former Super Eagles’ coach Sunday Oliseh has withdrawn a lawsuit he instituted against the Nigeria Football Federation saying he has done so in the interest of the country. Oliseh made this known via a fresh video post on his personal website.

Police arraign two drivers for stealing empty beer crates

The Police arraigned two drivers at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, today for stealing 723 empty crates of beer valued at N950,000 from Fafem Haulage Nigeria Ltd.

The defendants, Taiwo Adebayo, 35 and Bolaji Babalola, 27, both drivers for Fafem Haulage Nigeria Ltd, were arraigned on two counts of conspiracy and stealing.

Guinness Zero: Iconic Beer Maker Introduces Alcohol-Free Variant In Indonesia

British alcoholic beverage company Diageo has introduced a nonalcoholic version of its famous Guinness beer in Indonesia called Guinness Zero. The new beverage was launched exclusively for the Muslim-majority country after the government banned the sale of beer in convenience stores in April.

N’Assembly committee detects fresh flaws in 2016 budget

The Senate and House Joint Committee on Appropriation has detected fresh errors in the 2016 budget, investigations by The PUNCH have revealed.

Power generation drops by 759MW in 24 hours

Power generation fell by 759.1 megawatts in the 24 hours to Wednesday on the back of losses recorded by Egbin, Afam VI and other generation plants.

Electricity generation had on Tuesday risen to 4,368.5MW from 3,548.7MW on Monday. But it dropped to 3,629.4MW on Wednesday, industry data obtained by our correspondent showed.

Teenager jailed for defrauding American of $40m

Justice Lateef Akapo of a Lagos High Court on Wednesday convicted a 19-year old school-leaver, Tobechukwu Igbokwe, and sentenced him to 37 years’ imprisonment for defrauding an American of $40m in an inheritance scam.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Can you buy condoms for your partner? Abuja women react

A cross section of women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have expressed views on whether or not they could buy condom for use with their partners. The use of condoms is widely encouraged by the government and health organisations around the world to prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and unplanned pregnancy.

Police arraign cleaner for stealing employer’s wristwatch, perfume

A 22-year-old lady, Rhoda Doley, was on Wednesday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly stealing a wrist watch and perfume valued at N47,000.

Six elderly receive 120 strokes of cane for improper conduct

Malumfashi (Katsina State) – A Malumfashi Senior Magistrates’ Court in Katsina State, on Wednesday sentenced six elderly persons to 20 strokes of the cane each for constituting nuisance while drunk.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Happy Birthday to Olamide (Baddosneh)

This is coming late but late is better than never. Happy Birthday to you baddest guy ever liveth, Olamide (Baddosneh), wishing you long life!

PHOTOS: UTME candidates protest in Lagos

Cultists behead students, use heads as goalposts (Photo)

Suspected cultists on Saturday night beheaded two  undergraduates of the Abia State University,  Uturu, and thereafter  used their heads as goalposts.

Must we import Grass?

THE news was first received with disbelief; “Grazing Reserve: FG imports grass from Brazil- Ogbeh”, Nigerian Times March 3, 2016. Even my big brother Franklin Okotie – Vanguard Asaba- commented on my facebook page that we should stop the joke. But, reading through the body of the story, it was sure real.

Tenant punches landlord dead over electricity bill

DETECTIVES from Ondo State Police Command have arrested one Tope Akideji, who allegedly punched his 75-year-old landlord, Kayode Osunkalu, to death over electricity bill. Vanguard gathered that the suspect is being interrogated at the homicide section of the Command.

Protest in Ile-Ife over appointment of new Obalufe

For the second day, members of the Aga Orunto Ruling Family, yesterday, staged a peaceful protest to Ooni of Ife’s palace over the appointment of new Obalufe, Comrade Idowu Olaniyi Adediwura.

Monday, 14 March 2016

4 Natural Ways to Fall Asleep Faster

It’s easy to become sleep deprived with time changes, distractions (hello, Netflix binge!), long work hours and family demands — just to name a few. We’re busy people who sometimes fall off our healthy routine and start to drink too much caffeine, work too hard, skip our workouts and end up sleep deprived. Instead of popping a sleeping pill, try a combination of these natural remedies for sleep deprivation.

Ekiti suspends 16 teachers for using students as labourers

Worried by the report that teachers use their students as child labourers in their private farms during school hours, Ekiti state government has ordered a full scale investigation into the situation.

I never said economy was beyond Buhari’s control – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday denied saying the Nigerian economy had gone out of the control of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Aregbesola raises panel to tackle pupils’ mass failure

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has set up a nine-man committee headed by the acting Vice-Chancellor of Bola Ige University, Prof. Jelil Oguntola, to find solutions to the state’s public schools’ poor showing in national examinations.

Sunday, 13 March 2016

Zainab Lawani Exposed Dirty Secrets Of Wuraola Otiti, The Lady Ooni Of Ife Is Marrying

Friend Exposes Ooni Of Ife'Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi's 2nd Wife, Sonia Itohan Wuraola Otiti's Dirty Secrets In Open Letter
Open Letter To Ooni Of Ife's Oba Ogunwusi's New Queen, Itohan Sonia Wuraola Otiti & Adopted Sister Jennifer Obayuwana.

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Christian youths plead for Rev. King

Nigerian Youths for Christ, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State Governor Akiwunmi Ambode, to commute the death sentence passed on the founder and General Overseer of Christian Praying Assembly, Rev. Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King.

Lagos-bound plane returns to Port Harcourt after fire alarm

A Lagos-bound Air Peace plane on Saturday made an air return some minutes after taking off from the Port Harcourt International Airport, according to an official.