Friday, 30 September 2016

Family trend deals (Movie)

Family trend deals with some ups and downs in homes and corporate world. Also,on how to curb, train and establish so many young people wasting their youthful time on irrelevances under the excuse “NO JOB  and BOY MUST SURVIVE.”

How to use smartphones in classrooms

The potential of smartphones, supported by a strong classroom management system, can be summed up with what is called ‘The Five C’s’, which are Collaborate, Communicate, Create and Coordinate/Curate. Of the 44 ideas below regarding smartphones, 12 can be accomplished with a simple mobile phone. Look at the enormous potential.

I don’t woo women, they chase me – Mr. Ibu

Most Nigerians who have seen popular comic actor, John Okafor, aka Mr. Ibu, in action will agree that he is a talented comedian and one of a few Nollywood practitioners that are naturally cut out for the roles that they play in the movies.
Okafor has, so far, been able to prove to his fans that he does not only live by making other people to laugh away their sorrows; he is also humour personified.

I was drunk when I raped my daughter – Father

A trader, Uchena Elumadu, 49, who allegedly raped his daughter in the Agege area of Lagos State, has said he was drunk the first time he raped her.
Elumadu said his friends made him drunk that night.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Mother Is Devastated After Her Son Was Born With No Eyes. (Photos)

A woman in Guangzhou, China, was devastated to find her son was born with an eye condition which means he has little or no eye tissue. The condition Anophthalmia affects one in every 100,000 children, according to NHS, and it means that the boy will never be able to see.

Men Loose Concentration While Staring At Woman's Buttocks In MTN Office. (Photos)

A woman with a well endowed backside almost confusion while granting interview in an MTN Office. Some men who were supposed to be on duty, "went of duty" as soon as the woman turned her back on them -with one appearing to lose concentration while staring at her buttocks.

Python bites man posing for selfie

Forest department officials in India have promised strict action after a python attacked a man when a group was trying to click a photo with the snake.
The incident took place on Friday after forest department officials removed the python from the premises of a school in northwestern Rajasthan State.

Buhari, Dogara, Tambuwal in secret meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a secret meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Marriages Must Comply With Relevant Act For Validity – Dambazau

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has said that for marriages contracted in Nigeria to be valid, they must comply with all the formal requirements of the Marriage Act 1990 Cap 218 of the Laws of the Federation.
Dambazau spoke in Abuja at the launch of a book entitled, Companion on Contracting Valid Statutory Marriages in Nigeria.

Bullet train with snake on board makes emergency stop

A snake lays in a container
after it was caught in bullet train,
in Hamamatsu, central Japan.
An unlikely stowaway on a Japanese bullet train (shinkansen) forced the country's usually uber-punctual rail service to make an emergency stop Monday.
A female passenger glimpsed a brown snake wrapped around an armrest through the gap in the seats in front of her.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Saudi cuts ministers’ salaries by 20 per cent

Saudi Arabia's King Salman
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday cut cabinet ministers’ salaries by 20 percent and reduced other state officials’ benefits in a continuing austerity drive to cope with lower oil revenues.
The 160 members of the Shura Council, who include 30 women, will see a 15 percent drop in their annual allowances for housing, furniture and cars, a royal decree said.

Tottenham look for first Champions League win in Moscow

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said he hoped his side could overcome an avalanche of injuries to claim a first Champions League win this season against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.
The Argentinian coach is already without England striker Harry Kane and will now also see Mousa Dembele, Eric Dier, Danny Rose and Moussa Sissoko sit out the clash in Russia.

Leicester face Champions League home bow

Four months on from their astonishing 5,000-1 Premier League triumph, the stardust returns to Leicester City’s King Power Stadium in Tuesday’s first ever Champions League home game against Porto.
Leicester have made a faltering start to their title defence and after Saturday’s 4-1 loss at Manchester United, they have now lost as many league games — three — as in the entirety of last season.

Police shoot fleeing robbers in Warri

The police in Delta State, on Monday, shot dead four suspected armed robbers around the Ajamimogha area of Warri, after he had dispossessed a man of N126,000.
The gunmen were allegedly shot dead after a Volkswagen car with a Lagos registration number, FKJ 385 CV, which they were escaping with, rammed into an electric pole around Ekpen Street, off Ajamimogha road.

That bottled water may quench your thirst or kill you (II)

In this second part of the report on Nigeria’s booming bottled water industry and the underground operators endangering the lives of consumers, experts fear the huge spending on packaged water may hit N35tn in the next 10 years. KUNLE FALAYI writes
With an annual spending of N2.9tn on bottled and sachet water by Nigerians, as reported last week, experts have said if no urgent solution is found to solve the current water crisis, the spending may  hit N35tn over the next 10 years.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Police arrest man for raping 15-year-old daughter

The Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter and administering drugs on her to prevent pregnancy.
The spokesperson of the state Police Command, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the arrest on Saturday.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

How MTN moved over $12bn out of Nigeria – Dino Melaye

The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was on Thursday shocked when the Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye revealed that the frontline communication company in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria has been involved in gross money laundering.

School- leaver rapes four-year-old girl in her brother’s presence

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old suspect, Bassey Johnson, for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in the Idimu area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that the school-leaver, who is also learning a trade, allegedly raped the girl, Fatima (pseudonym), when she and her elder brother went to watch a television in the suspect’s apartment.

EFCC freezes Patience Jonathan’s personal $5m account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen Patience Jonathan’s personal account, titled ‘Patience Ibifaka Jonathan’, which is domiciled in Skye Bank Plc.
Impeccable sources within the agency told our correspondent on Wednesday that the move had become necessary due to the prima facie case established against the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Buhari is a man of integrity, he’s passing through difficult times – Obama

President Barack Obama of the United States passed vote of confidence on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A statement by Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, quoted the US leader as making this statement during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 71st edition of the UN General Assembly.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Female IDPs engaging in prostitution to survive – CSOs

The Network of Civil Society Organisations in Borno State has raised the alarm over the increasing rate of prostitution by female internally displaced persons in the state.
The Chairman of the CSOs, Ahmed Shehu, disclosed that displaced women and teenagers were engaging in prostitution in order to raise money to feed their families.

Cuddling and Kissing Kittens can kill, scientists warn

A study carried out and published in the in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases has said cuddling, kissing, and generally getting too close to cats, especially kittens can kill.

Why Nigeria is in recession

A group of Nigerian professionals has attributed the current economic challenges facing the country to the inability of government at all levels to seek professional advice from experts.
The professionals, who spoke under the aegis of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria, lamented that government had always relied on politicians for advice.

Lagos oil discovery good for Dangote Refinery – Dangote

The recent discovery of oil in Lagos in commercial quantity has been described as a good omen for the development of the oil and gas industry which Dangote refinery will benefit from.
Speaking in his office in Lagos during a visit by the leaders of the League of African Development Student (LEADS), Mr. Devakumar Edwin, Group Executive Director of the Dangote Industries Limited said it was a good development that Lagos is now a proud oil producing state, adding that it will further strengthen oil output from the country.

CAN seeks foreign support for displaced persons

General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Musa Asake
The Christian Association of Nigeria has pleaded with western countries and philanthropists across the world to rescue the country from the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Internally Displaced Persons’ camps.
The President of CAN, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, said this on Monday in Abuja during the opening ceremony of a two-day capacity building workshop with the theme, “Religious freedom in Northern and Central Nigeria.”

Monday, 19 September 2016

Graduate impersonates Bishop Kukah, defrauds Oyedepo, Dantata, others

Jehu Kwasu
A graduate of Political Science, Jehu Kwasu, has narrated how he impersonated the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah and defrauded prominent Nigerians of millions of naira.
Kwasu said his victims included Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide, who he claimed gave him N500,000; the Chairman, Honeywell Group, Oba Otudeko, N1m; Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu, N500,000; businessman, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, N2m.

Five ways smartphones can help in crime fighting

Here are five ways that you, or law enforcement agents, can use mobile  phones to fight crime:
Crime reporting: Mobile phones allow citizens to contact the police immediately and report crimes as they are happening. This can give law enforcement agents more accurate information and the ability to respond to criminal activities faster.

Buhari, Osinbajo, Ministers, others pocket N2.3bn salaries in one year

Despite cut in the salaries of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, both of them including cabinet ministers and other political appointees pocketed the sum of N2.295 billion as official salaries and allowances in the last one year.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Man abandons wife in hospital over unpaid N520,000 bill

A mother of seven, Mrs. Uzoamaka Onu, 39, has been abandoned by her husband at the New Mayor Hospital and Fertility Centre, Nkpor in Anambra over a bill of N520,000.
The woman had stayed in the hospital for four months following the non- payment of the bill.
Uzoamaka, a food vendor from Okpoto community in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria that her husband had absconded and abandoned her to her fate.

Full text of President Buhari’s speech at Thursday’s Economic Retreat

I am delighted to be here with you at this Ministerial Retreat on the Economy and the Budget. The theme of the Retreat which is “Building Inter-ministerial Synergy for Effective Planning and Budgeting in Nigeria” is very apt and timely, especially as we are in the process of developing the 2017 Budget.

Over the years, there has been a mismatch between planned targets and budgetary outcomes at the National and sectorial levels. The Federal MDAs have not also benefited significantly from working together and building consensus around common national objectives. This has impeded growth and development of the country.

Fashola says most Nigerians see housing loans by government as share of ‘national cake'

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has noted that most Nigerians see government-backed housing loans as their share of the country’s financial resources, fondly called ‘national cake’, stressing that this explains the non-productivity of the national housing loan administered by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

South Africa bans anti-gay US pastor

South Africa on Tuesday banned a Holocaust-denying, anti-gay American pastor from entering the country, after an outcry from rights groups over his characterisation of gays as “sodomites” and “paedophiles”.
Steven Anderson, who in 2009 infamously prayed for US President Barack Obama’s death, had planned a “soul-winning” visit to South Africa at the weekend.

Mortgage firm promises N1.5m houses for Nigerians

The Nigerian Mortgage Refinancing Company on Monday said it was ready to refinance a one-bedroom apartment for the citizens at a cost of N1.5m in any part of the country.
The Managing Director, NMRC, Prof. Charles Inyangete, made the pledge during a press briefing on the African Union Housing Finance Conference to be held on Wednesday in Abuja.

Why I will not like to serve as Minister under Buhari – Okonjo-Iweala

Immediate past Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has affirmed that she would not serve in the current government of President Muhammadu Buhari, even if invited.
Okonjo-Iweala made this disclosure on Monday during a programme aired on Al Jazeera, The Stream.
According to the former minister, it would be better to allow those managing the economy now to do the best they could, stressing that there could be solutions to the present economic decline in the country.

Monday, 12 September 2016

Student confesses to cheating in WASSCE, withdraws from UNILORIN

Authorities of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State on Sunday said that they had accepted the voluntary withdrawal of a student, Jephtaph Abolarin, from the institution.
Abolarin, a 300-Level Sociology student, had written to the university confessing to cheating during his West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
Abolarin, who claimed he had become a ‘born again’ Christian, said continuing his university education, using an unmerited certificate was unjust and immoral.

Saturday, 10 September 2016

My relationship with Onyeka –KSA

The song, Wait for me, by Onyeka Onwenu and King Sunny Ade, would remain evergreen and of course, many years ago, so many people believed that the duo would have had one or two things going on between them for them to have released such song.
However, KSA, as Sunny Ade is fondly called, during a press parley on his 70th birthday, said there was nothing between him and the Elegant Stallion, Onyeka.

Bleak Sallah as Muslims prioritise school fees over rams

Bleak Sallah awaits many Muslims across the country as the festival is holding a few days to a new academic session.
Findings show that many Muslim parents have opted for low key Sallah celebrations and will prioritise their children’s education and payment of their tuition over merriment and the buying of rams.

Instagram adds feature that will change how you view photos

It's time to brush up on your photo editing skills. Instagram is rolling out a feature that will let people get a closer, more intimate look at your pictures.
Appropriately called Zoom, the new addition will let people zoom in on photos and videos in their feeds.
The move is a welcomed one for avid Instagram users; one that feels intuitive for those used to zooming in on mobile photos.

U.S. and Samsung tell Galaxy Note 7 owners: Power down now

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Samsung are urging owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to stop using the devices while they work to formalize how a recall will work.
The warning comes a week afterSamsung (SSNLF) announced a voluntary recall of 2.5 million phones worldwide because of a battery problem believed to affect 0.1% of all devices. Some customers reported that their Note 7s caught fire.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Oil prices rise over week despite late slide

Oil prices rose over the week thanks to a slump in US crude stockpiles, a softer dollar and hopes of a OPEC-Russia deal to tackle a supply glut.
But they fell heavily Friday on profit-taking, losing nearly all of the previous session’s sizeable gains.
Both main contracts had soared more than two dollars Thursday and Brent briefly went above $50 a barrel after the US Department of Energy said the country’s commercial crude inventories slumped by 14.5 million barrels, the sharpest weekly drop in 17 years.

13 people under Lassa fever observation in Delta

The Delta Government has said that only 13 out of the 55 people that had contact with the doctor who died of Lassa fever in the state are still under observation.
The Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah, in a statement on Friday in Asaba, said the 13 people would be closely monitored for one more week.

Does Nigeria know where she is going?

Fola Ojo
If you do not know where you come from, then you don’t know where you are, and if you don’t know where you are, then you don’t know where you’re going. And if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re probably going wrong.”
 The above is the submission of a notable English author, Terry Pratchett, in his award-winning comic fantasy novel, “I Shall Wear Midnight”.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

BREAKING: Many feared dead as building collapses in Lagos

Reports reaching DAILY POST have it that, many have been feared killed after a building collapsed at the Dosunmu bus stop area of Agidingbi in Lagos.
According to the spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, the building collapse was caused by a landslide.
Farinloye also disclosed that during rescue operations, one woman was brought out from the rubble dead.

Breakfast mistakes you need to avoid

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what people do not know about this meal is that if they skip this meal, it could have an adverse effect on their weight. Akansha Jhalani, Registered Dietitian and health blogger at Beyond The Weighing Scale, helps you decode the myths associated with breakfast, so that you enjoy the most important meal of the day in a healthy way.

I’m not a nonentity as your abominable mother made you believe – Oduah’s estranged husband replies son

The estranged husband of the former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah – Lieutenant Colonel Satchie Ayomike Etoromi (rtd.), has responded to the rant by his son, Tuoyo Etoromi Oduah.

Nigerians are hypocrites, they condemn me for wearing T-shirt but hail Zuckerberg – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to some state and burning national issues.
In his regular #FayoseSpeak series, the governor disclosed that he will be going round the local governments to monitor workers to ensure they resumed at their offices.