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Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Article: Nigerian Youths May Forever Remain 'Too Young' To Rule By Moshood Mohammed

NYSC Corps

Year 2016 has been greatly remarkable in the life of our dear country and acclaimed giant of Africa, Nigeria. Similarly, same was witnessed the year before. It's indeed true that this nation is richly blessed and loved by the most high God.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

James Ibori Released From UK Prison; To Be Deported Back To Nigeria End Of January


Released: James Ibori was jailed for 13 years in 2012 for money-laundering offences 

Convicted fraudster and former Nigerian state governor James Ibori has been released, despite attempts by the home secretary to detain him in prison.

Friday, 16 December 2016

NIGERIA: SHAME OF A NATION - By Comrade Westo Adekunle Adejumo.

President Muhammodu Buhari

I had wished to ignore the rain of shame that descended on Nigeria my country in the past few weeks but, the patriotic spirit will not just allow me to sleep off it. Therefore, I have decided to come up with my position paper.

AROWORA AYINLA: EXIT OF AN UNSUNG HERO by Odetola Abiola Olamilekan


Late Alhaji Arowora Musiliu Ayinla

Alhaji Arowora Musiliu Ayinla, Born 73years ago in Abeokuta, started selling newspapers in 1962, in Abeokuta.

Survived by Four Children, Alhaji Arowora, was not just a model for his children but he helped groom many other children by providing an avenue for knowledge and education, a dream that kept him in the newspaper vendor business.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Photos: The Nightmare on Sagamu-Abeokuta 10-lane expansion begins


The government of Ogun state announced the plan to begin the expansion of the less busy Sagamu-Abeokuta expressway with N60billion budget.

Rivers rerun: Corpers refuse participation

Youth Corpers 

Fidelis Soriwei and Chukwudi Akasike

Corp members are avoiding to participate in the legislative rerun election scheduled for Saturday in Rivers State.

Electoral College Vote: Texas elector says he will not cast his vote for Donald Trump

United States President-Elect Donald J. Trump

A Texas elector said Monday that enough is enough -- he will not cast his vote for President-elect Donald Trump as part of the Electoral College process on December 19.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Nigerian Youth: A Piece Of My Mind - Ifemosu Michael

Michel Ifemosu 

You are only young once, and if you work it right, once is enough, this implies that Life has left us with the conviction that it is once in a lifetime, irrespective of any teachings and doctrines the final submission is you and I will have to pass through it once in a lifetime, leaving us with the understanding that if we have judiciously impacted and make it worthwhile then we have no cause for regret.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

NIGERIA: CSNAC Report On How Nigerian Judges Frustrates Fight Against Corruption

Some Nigerian Judges 

Several instances of how the nation’s judges frustrate the fight against corruption have been highlighted by the Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) to deny claim by the National Judicial Council (NJC) that it had acted on all petitions alleging misconduct against judicial officers.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

We Will Pass 11 Economic Recession Bills by End of 2016 - Saraki

Senate President Bukola saraki at the 22nd Economic Summit in Abuja

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday stated that the 8th Senate will work to meet a 2016 deadline for the passage of all the 11 economic-priority Bills that it has scheduled to tackle the economic recession.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Ogun LG Election: UPN Accuse OGSIEC, Police Of Manipulation, Assault; Demands Release Of Their Detained Members


PRESS RELEASE

Gentlemen of the press, we are sad and shocked to announce to the world that the Local Government election held on Saturday October 8, 2016 in Ogun state was obviously rigged by the governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and his political party, All Progressive Congress APC.

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Nigeria@56: Governor Wike and His Wife: That Passionate Kiss Everyone Is Talking About (Photos)

...Let’s salvage our sinking nation, Governor Wike urges Nigerians

Governor Wike gave his wife a passionate kiss during the Independence Day celebration in Portharcourt today, October 1, 2016

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the nation is sinking irreversibly down the abyss, stressing that only a united front will salvage the country and set it on the path of growth.

Beautiful Images of How Nigeria Government Celebrates 56th Independence Anniversary

Arrival of the President

The Faulty Foundation of Nigeria: The Way To Go

President Buhari

There is no contemporary/topical issue to discuss apart from addressing the major cause of the larger problems facing the most populous black nation....

Friday, 30 September 2016

#EdoDecides: Our Democracy In Danger - PDP Blasts Buhari, APC

...We did not loose the Gubernatorial Election in Edo State


President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria

President Buhari's congratulatory message to Godwin Obaseki has finally revealed his hand in the Edo Guber Election imbroglio. We note with sadness that he had never extended similar congratulatory messages or goodwill to PDP candidates who were victorious in various Elections since he assumed office. 

"Akeem Olatunji Balogun Please Leave Me Alone" - Actress Yewande Adekoya cries out


Beautiful Nollywood Yoruba actress Yewande took to her Instagram this evening to plead with a producer that cheated on her but won't let her have business relationship with other producers. 

APC Crisis: We warned you about Buhari, But You Failed To Listen - Shekarau to Tinubu


Asalam Alekum Your Excellency Asiwaju. 

I read with mixed emotions your press release regarding the conduct of the APC National Chairman, and also your comments while receiving a segment of the APC chieftains from the South West in your house. 

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

#EdoDecides2016: Thugs attack Ize Iyamu's Wife In Jattu Market

 The news broke out this afternoon after these images surfaced on the internet. The campaign train of Dr. Idia Ize Iyamu is reportedly attacked at Jattu Market in Auchi area of Edo State by suspected political supporters of APC. 

Corruption: 'Yes, We Are Investigating Patience Jonathan' - Magu, EFCC Chairman

Mrs Patience Jonathan, Fpormer First Lady, Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, has said the anti graft agency is investigating a controversial sum of $15,591,700, which Mrs Patience Jonathan, wife of the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, claimed belongs to her.

Photos: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Divorce Papers


Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from her husband Brad Pitt of 12 years 

Economic Recession: Senate President Bukola Saraki advises Presidency

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele at a function recently 

OrderPaperToday – Senate President Bukola Saraki today led the Senate in recommending solutions to the Executive towards saving Nigeria’s economy from deeper recession.

Photos: Buhari Meets Obama in New York #UNGA

President Muhammodu Buhari of Nigeria and President Barak Obama of United States meeting on the sideline of #UNGA, New York, Monday

Monday, 12 September 2016

Former UK Prime Minister, David Cameron Resigns As West Oxfordshire MP; Read His Full Resignation Speech

West Oxfordshire MP, former Prime Minister David Cameron 

David Cameron's resignation statement as an MP in full

I spoke to the chairman of the West Oxfordshire Conservatives this morning and I’ve just come from a meeting with my staff here in Witney and I’ve met with my staff in London.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Nigeria In Recession: 'AFTER YE HAVE SUFFERED A WHILE...' by Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria President

Here comes the preacher. What does he want to tell us? Doesn't he know that we are hungry, and the din of hunger makes one deaf to reason? The rumble in our tummies, as the worms compete for the little food left there, will surely be louder than what anybody can say now. True? Not exactly. Come, let us reason together.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Youth In Good Governance Initiative (YIGGI) - MICHAEL IFEMOSU

YIGGI

Youth in Good Governance initiative, is an initiative borne out of passion, that answers the question, when, where and how will Nigerian youth be incorporated into Governance and government, knowing fully well our leaders and fathers of today started at their very youthful Age.

Monday, 5 September 2016

Yeezy Season 4: Kanye West Criticised on Twitter For Casting 'Multiracial Women Only'


Twitter users have been slamming Kanye West over his cast advert that invites 'multiracial models only' for his Yeezy season 4 line. 

The controversial rapper tweeted the call on Friday afternoon ahead of auditions on West 26th Street in New York City on Sunday.

FLORIDA: Jealous Woman Set A Wrong Car On Fire Believing It Was Ex's

The Florida police have arrested a woman that set fire to a car thinking it belonged to her ex boyfriend but got the wrong vehicle

Friday, 2 September 2016

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg return to Nigeria, visits Buhari in the Villa

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg returned to Nigeria on Friday to meet the President and his cabinet. He was in in Lagos few days ago where he met with some young developers and entrepreneurs in Yaba and later to Nairobi until he returned to meet the President for a chat in Abuja today. 

See more photos below

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Osun @25: President Buhari In Osogbo To Commission A New High School Built By Aregbesola

Welcoming the President

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Seen Eating Akpu And Fish In Nairobi

Mark Zuckerberg eating fish and Akpu during his stop over in Nairobi Kenya

After his two-day visit to Lagos, the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is now in Nairobi, Kenya --  his first stopped over at iHub Nairobi to check out some of the stuff the engineers there are building. According to his Facebook status few hours ago, Mark wrote, “Just landed in Nairobi! I’m here to meet with entrepreneurs and developers, and to learn about mobile money — where Kenya is the world leader.”

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

'4.8m Nigerians Lost Their Jobs In 15 Months' - Nigerian Bureau of Statistics Released Details


Nigeria is now official in recession as Bureau of Statistics released its worst report in years on the  unemployment and underemployment rate in the country - with 4,580,602 out of job -- 2.6m lost their jobs in the second quarter of 2016. Over 2,500 businesses have closed shops since the emergence of this Buhari's  government and this has led to serious unemployment in the country. 

PHOTOS: President Buhari Presides Over The FEC Meeting Today

President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in Statehouse on 31st Aug 2016.

Nigerians Are Hungry, Angry, Buhari Should Listen To them - Fayose

Fayose and Buhari

In a statement released by the Governor Fayose's media aide, Lere Olayinka this afternoon, the governor advised President Buhari to listen to other people's opinions in building the country, instead of his one direction system of leading the country. 

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Mark Zuckerberg Walks Lagos Street Without Security

$53Billion Worth Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg walks the street of Lagos Without Security

Ondo APC Guber Primary: 'I have no anointed candidate' - President Buhari

President Buhari

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David who represented President Buhari at a parley in Abuja today. The meeting which had the 24 APC governorship aspirants present said, the President has no anointed or preferred candidate for the November 26 governorship election. This was in effort to instil confidence in the aspirants contesting for the party's ticket at primary slated for this Saturday.

President Obama Grants 111 Additional Commutations, the Most Commutations Granted in a Single Month - Neil Eggleston

President Obama greets inmates during a visit to El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., July 16, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

With today’s additional 111 grants, President Obama has commuted the sentences of 325 people in the month of August alone.

Kenya: Two Lady Thieves Almost Lynched By Angry Mob In Embu Town

The suspects

 Two female thieves were mercilessly beaten by angry mob when they were caught trying to scam a shop owner of sh17,000 (about £100 or N52,000) by pretending to sell him sim cards. He raised alarm that attracted the bye-passers who swam on the women. This happened in Embu Town, 120 kilometres northeast of Nairobi towards Mount Kenya. 

PHOTOS: The New Ondo State Trauma And Surgical Centre



The government of Governor Olusegun Mimiko is scoring big first in healthcare delivery to its people in Ondo State with the newly constructed Trauma Centre And Surgical Centre, located within the Medical Village that has some other components that surround it such as Gani Fawehinmi Diagnostics Centre, Kidney Care Centre, Mother and Child Hospital, among others. 

NIGERIA: Ministry of Natural Resources Appeals To The Public For Patience Over The Nickel Discovered In Kaduna

Raw Nickel

The Ministry of Solid Minerals Development has appealed to Nigerians to be patient and allow it to come up with detailed report on the discovery of Nickel in Kaduna State.

Photos: Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Meets Young Developers In Lagos

Mark with the young developers in Lagos on Tuesday

According to CNN, the Facebook founder visited Sub-Saharan Africa for the first time on Tuesday, touching down in Lagos, Nigeria. He met with local businesses and developers in an effort to understand how Facebook (FB, Tech30) could "better support tech development and entrepreneurship across Africa," the company said in a statement.

Ahmed Makarfi-led PDP Sued Chief Judge Auta And Justice Abang Over PDP Leadership Crisis

Ahmed Makarfi, PDP Caretaker Chairman

The Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sued the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, FHC, Justice Ibrahim Auta and a judge of the court, Justice Okon Abang, over the leadership crisis rocking the party.

NIGERIA: Again, Police bar #BringBackOurGirls Campaigners from seeing President Buhari


The images currently circulating on the social media are of the #BringBackOurGirls campaigners sitting on the floor while the police formed a barricade as a sign of prevention of passage into the Aso Rock Villa. This is the second time in one week that the Oby Ezekwesili's led #BBOG group would be stopped by the security operatives from seeing the President. 

Lagos State Government Appoints Anibaba As CEO Lotteries Board


Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor 

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday approved the appointment of Mr. Seun Anibaba as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Lotteries Board.

Open letter to President Buhari: 'Nigerians are suffering' - Cardinal Anthony Okogie

Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie 

Dear Mr. President,

Last year, when you assumed office, the chant of “Change”, your campaign slogan, ushered you into the Presidential Villa.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

PHOTOS: Nigeria's First Light Rail Project Completed, Ready For Operation



Calabar Light Rail Ready

Built by Ponet TFZE, the train with a cruising speed of about 40 kilometres per hour, has 12 cars, including 10 passenger and two equipment cars.

OLYMPICS BLUES: 'PDP' Caused Our Failure In Rio - Solomon Dalung, Sports Minister



The Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has attributed the failure of the Olympic team at the just concluded Rio Olympics in Brazil to the PDP government's stealing of the N3bn meant for High Performance Centre for our athletes.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge Looks Flawless In Her £245 Lasa Poppy Print Dress by LK Bennett While Visiting Luton



The Duchess of Cambridge is back to Royal duties today after a summer break, and she's looking better than ever.

See more photos here

Trending: Nigerian Man Marries His Korean Sweetheart in Style (See Photos)

Suzy Chin Obinna Ogbuji after their white wedding early in August 

Obinna Ogbuji, a Nigerian married his beautiful Korean wife Suzy Shin on Saturday 13 August 2016. In what appear to be a rare feat back in Nigeria, the internet has been buzzing with admiration since their wedding pictures surfaced few days ago. The couple had their white wedding in South Korea followed by a traditional marriage on the same day.

See more photos here