Saturday, 9 May 2015
Dangote is worth about $15.7 billion, Arsenal football club is worth about $2bn but singer turned writer Etcetera doesn't believe he can afford it. Read what he wrote below
Senators and members of the House of Representatives that will constitute the 8th National Assembly and ministers to be appointed by President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will on assumption of office receive welcome perks amounting to N9bn.
The perks of office include the housing allowance which each of the incoming office holder is entitled to receive once a year, the furniture allowance which they are entitled to once in four years and motor vehicle loan which they are entitled to once in their tenure.
Press statement from Ekiti state governor. Read below...
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the resignation of British Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband and Liberal Democrats leader, Nick Clegg over their parties woeful performance in the last Thursday general election as a vindication of his call for the resignation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu'azu.
Article written by Charly Boy. Read below and share your thoughts
Really been thinking about this zoning thing since this APC drama on it and wondering why we have allowed this to eat so deep into our system that at every quarter, it always raises its head. To think that the Change agents everyone has been clamoring about are back to the same issue of zoning formulas and reports have it that it is fast wreaking havoc is a high. It makes me wonder why zone in the first place?
Friday, 8 May 2015
Gunfire and an explosion came from a business school in Potiskum, Yobe state.A Suicide bomber is said to have died,five students shot and wounded,while 45 others were injured trying to escape..
Gov.Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state on Tuesday, promised automatic employment to any newly deployed corps member who marries an indigene of the state. He made the pledge while addressing 2015 NYSC Batch ‘A’ corp members, during their swearing in- ceremony at Magaji Dan Yamusa permanent NYSC Orientation camp in Keffi Local Government Area of the state, Vanguard reports.
Daniel Nartey is a Ghanaian man who dresses in a suit to hawk water melon around Madina in Ghana's capital, Accra to earn a living. When asked why he dresses this way, Daniel said;
"My pastor always says dress well no matter the job you do, so I decided to wear a suit. Some laugh at me, others encourage me and are willing to help me"
Jim Iyke has officially delved into business.Alongside his partner ,Henry, they just launched their bottled water brand "Burgeon table water.According to Jim, the first delivery vans left the factory today and he is so proud as this is a dream come true..
7,000 Nigerians who have been taking refuge in Lake Chad since Boko Haram attacks chased them from their villages in the North, are being forced out of Niger and back to Nigeria by the Nigerien military. The deportation started on Tuesday May 5th.
Thursday, 7 May 2015
For those of you asking for the whereabouts of Patience Jonathan since her sudden disappearance after the presidential elections, Shes hale and hearty.
Vice-president elect of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo is on the cover page of the special edition of GemWoman Magazine.
The PDP National Chairman, Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu has come for Ekiti State Governor on twitter, after his Excellency, Ayo Fayose said he has evidence that Muazu worked for APC during the last election.
Muazu while responding to the governor in a tweet said he hopes the evidence he has is not the kind of evidence he once said he had that Buhari was dying, insinuating that Fayose lied and that Buhari is in good health. Continue below to see tweets of Muazu as he responds to Fayose’s allegation
The mother of Myuran Sukumaran (pictured left), one of the two Australians executed alongside 7 others for drug related offences in Indonesia on April 28th, has written an emotional open letter to Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, describing the pain of losing her child.
In the letter, she criticized the President for refusing to grant her son and others clemency despite pleas from everyone. Read the letter below...
President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, has assured Nigerians he won't fail or betray their trust..Speaking while hosting a delegation from Taraba State,Buhari said
“I think that 2015 will go down in Nigeria political history as a glorious year. Nigerians have deliberately understood what is multi party democracy. But we thank God for technology,PVC and card reader and the insistence of constituencies to make sure they are used.
Oba Akiolu of Lagos has maintained he told his relatives Jimi Agbaje(pictured with him above) will never be the governor of Lagos The monarch who came under fire for his anti-Igbo comments spoke at the launch of the book edited by Mr. Sam Omatseye titled, ‘The Example: The Era of Babatunde Raji Fashola as Governor of Lagos State,’ in Lagos. According to Vanguard, he said..
President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday ordered all security personnel attached to him as well as his official escorts to obey traffic rules.
According to the Director of Media and Publicity of the All Progressives Congress Presidential campaign council, Mallam Garba Shehu, it is a demonstration of Buhari’s leadership style.
Wednesday, 6 May 2015
A Ghanian boxer has indicated interest in fighting World champion Floyd Mayweather..35 year old Braimah Isaac Kamoko known as Bukom Bukom is also an undefeated champion who has won all his 27 fights..He is the current holder of the World Professional Boxing Federation Light heavyweight Belt as well as the interim WBO Africa Light Heavyweight belt..He wrote after the Floyd/Manny fight....
Professor Wole Soyinka has said Igbos vote with their stomachs.While delivering a lecture titled ‘Predicting Nigeria, Electoral Ironies’ at the Harvard University Hutchins Centre for African & African American Research, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.Acording to the Cable.ng,he said on April 29, 2015.
A Group, United Nigerians In Diaspora, UNID, has called on the Federal Government to prevail on the Indonesian government to stay action on its plans to execute eight more Nigerian citizens for drug related offences.
Briefing newsmen in Lagos, the group’s president, Mr. Paschal Okolie, condemned what it described as the poor attitude of the government towards the recent execution of four Nigerians in Indonesia.
According to the president of Foundation for Africa Cultural Heritage (FACH), Dr Nkechi Asogwa, many cases of breast cancer have been linked to the aftermath of abortion.
“When you terminate a pregnancy you end many ongoing processes in the body such as the preparation of breast for the secretion of milk. So the tissues that were cut off suddenly would become fragile and they can trigger the formation of cancerous cells in the breast.
‘’There are about five health implications attached to most of these drugs and that was why they were banned in the West. But here, no one is asking questions, ’’ she said.
A grave was yesterday discovered at Iguodala Primary School, in Uhunduhun community of Oredo local government area of Edo State. A teacher and some students discovered the blood-stained ‘grave’ immediately after the morning assembly before they notified the headmistress who called in the police.
Wonders will never end in this country of ours, 30-year old physically challenged man, Ibrahim Musa has joined the trekking crew from Kaduna with the mission of going to Abuja to congratulate the president-elect and to deliver a personal message to him on the need for his government to consider the physically challenged and handicapped in the country.
“I don’t think past administrations were fair to the disabled in this country , they talk about our plight yet do less to help us”“Buhari has made the promise to eradicate corruption and stabilize the economy, but he can only succeed if we support him” .I can eat and drink water myself so, I am fully prepared the difficulties that will come up during the journey.” He said
Former Niger Delta militant Ebikabowei Victor Benakak aka Gen. Boyloaf has described President Jonathan as a disappointment to him and other Niger Deltans. In an interview with Premium Times, Boyloaf said Jonathan did not build any remarkable infrastructure in the Niger Delta, a region where he is from. He said he will not welcome President Jonathan to the region when he leaves office;
"To me, as a matter of fact Jonathan disappointed us. That is my own opinion. He might be good to some people. There is nothing to tell if you get to my own state. We didn’t benefit. People like us did not benefit from his government. His government focused on one side. The Bayelsans did not benefit. It is only the Arugbos – that is Ondo State and Delta State – that benefited from his government. So, someone like me will not welcome him. I will not welcome him at all. The struggle continues." he said
According to US Magazine, read for yourself.....
The alleged incident is said to have taken place in the Spring of 2014, a few months after Khloe, 30, had filed for divorce against Lamar.
He was in a "dark place" at the time, after being publicly shamed for cheating on Khloe and for secretly doing drugs, including crack, which led to the demise of his basketball career.
Nigerian troops have freed 25 men and women have from Sambisa forest. According to Al Jazeerah, Nigerian Army spokesperson, Colonel Sani Usman said today that the women and children were freed during a military operation in the forest this morning May 6th. One soldier was reportedly killed while five others sustained injuries.