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Facebook Encourages Users To Nudes And It’s For A Good Reason

Facebook Encourages Users To Nudes And It’s For A Good Reason

Facebook is trying to combat “revenge porn” by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent. Adults who have shared nude or sexually explicit photos [...]

November 9, 2017 General

2018 National Budget Presentation [Live]

2018 National Budget Presentation [Live] [...]

November 7, 2017 General

Tinubu jets to London to visit late son’s family

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has left Nigeria for London, where he would be meeting his late son’s wife and children who reside in the United Kingdom. Tinubu was said to have departed Lagos [...]

November 3, 2017 General
Osinbajo seeks revival of anti-corruption war

Osinbajo seeks revival of anti-corruption war

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday declared that the anti-corruption fight in the country must take a new turn for it to succeed. Osinbajo stated this at the opening of a two-day capacity building workshop for justices and judges, organised [...]

October 26, 2017 General, Government and politics

Nigerian Pastor Rejected A Rolls Royce Gift For His 44th Birthday

The general overseer of the Omega Power Ministries OPM Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere has rejected a Rolls Royce car gift for his 44th birthday.     The Rolls Royce was given to the Apostle by Divine distributors of OPM (products distribution unit [...]

October 25, 2017 General
Nnamdi Kanu

Produce Kanu before things get out of hand, IPOB warns FG, Igbo leaders

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has asked the federal government and Igbo leaders to produce Nnamdi Kanu “dead or alive”. Kanu has not been seen in public since soldiers of the Nigerian army invaded his Abia residence during the [...]

October 24, 2017 General
University of Calabar is hard hit with financial crisis

University Of Calabar hit by financial crisis

The University of Calabar is hard hit with financial crisis, as it cannot take care of its numerous overheads. Some persons in the university have attributed this to poor financial management by the school authority, which attributed it to general [...]

October 22, 2017 General

President Buhari Departs Abuja after Presiding Over FEC Meeting This Morning

FEC Meeting : The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has left the country to Istanbul, Turkey where he will be participating in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017.     The President left the country [...]

October 18, 2017 General

BREAKING: Buhari Asked Us To Focus On Northern Nigeria — World Bank

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request. Kim and the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Christine [...]

October 13, 2017 General
Journalists, others discuss fake news

Journalists, others discuss fake news

Fake news and its negative effects on journalism practice were the focus of panelists at a journalism workshop organised by PriceWatersCooper, PWC, in Lagos on Tuesday. The one day workshop had as participants, journalists across both traditional and new media [...]

October 4, 2017 General
Buhari Jonathan Confab

Why FG won’t use 2014 confab report – Presidency

LAGOS—THE Presidency has once again made it clear that it would not consider the 2014 Confab report, despite calls from some quarters that the recommendations be considered and implemented. Asked why the Federal Government would not consider the report, Mr [...]

October 3, 2017 General
Dame Patience Jonathan

Patience Jonathan appeals to Buhari to caution EFCC

Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), from a “witch-hunt”. A statement issued by her media aide, Mr Belema Meshack-Hart, on Monday in Abuja, [...]

October 3, 2017 General
Get ready to pay for news on Google

Get ready to pay for news on Google

Google Monday announced new steps to help struggling news organizations, including an end to a longstanding “first click free” policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital. The moves come amid mounting criticism [...]

October 2, 2017 General
Light Nigeria

Poor state of energy sector: FG’s economic recovery growth plan in danger

Plan requires 10,000 mw, but supply stands at 3,417mw •Limited facilities, vandalism, energy theft, funds, others affect operations •CBN’s N701bn NEMSF facility inadequate •Lack of cost reflective tariff delays $2.5bn World Bank facility   LAGOS  – There are strong indica- [...]

September 25, 2017 General, Power
Lagos Chief Imam is dead

Lagos Chief Imam is dead [RIP]

Lagos Chief Imam is dead: The Chief Imam of Lagos, Garuba Ibrahim Akinola is dead. He was aged 100.     Akinola died Sunday evening at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. He had been on admission for an undisclosed ailment. [...]

September 25, 2017 General
World's Poisonous Snake

World’s Poisonous Snake Invades Couple’s Home In Australia [Photos]

World's Poisonous Snake: It was a horrific scene for a couple in Australia, when a venomous snake entered into their home and twisted itself on their bed. The couple, resident in Murarrie south of Brisbane, were gripped with fear but [...]

September 22, 2017 General

Ilorin cemetery rejects corpse of civil servant killed by lightning

The management of llorin Muslim Cemetery on Friday rejected the corpse of a 47-year-old civil servant, Mr Salami Adekunle, who was killed by lightning in Oro, lrepodun Local Government Area of Kwara. Dr Abubakar Aliagan, the Coordinator in charge of the cemetery, [...]

September 22, 2017 General

S’East APC demands additional state

The Enugu and Ebonyi state chapters of the All Progressives Congress at a public hearing on ‘true federalism’ on Monday demanded the creation of an additional state in the South-East geopolitical zone. The APC chapters in the two states made [...]

September 19, 2017 General

BREAKING: IPOB Denounces Burning Of Mosque In Enugu. Restates Igbo Culture To Protect Visitors.

The Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disassociated it's members from the alleged burning of a Mosque in Igbo Eze North LGA of Enugu State, blaming federal government and miscreant paid by South East governors who are bent on causing [...]

September 18, 2017 General, Government and politics
Buhari leaves Nigeria

Buhari leaves Nigeria [PHOTO]

Buhari leaves Nigeria: President Buhari Sunday departed Abuja to New York for 72nd session of the United Nation General Assembly. Buhari will​ join other world leaders at the welcoming reception to be hosted by the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, [...]

September 18, 2017 General
mentally challenged woman who gave birth to set of twins

Baby Born By Mentally Challenged Woman In Ondo Named After Ondo 1st Lady [PICS]

Updates on the mentally challenged woman who gave birth to set of twins on the street of Okitipupa without medicare attention & care. Alaka, the chairman of Okitipupa LGA took the baby to hospital.The baby of the lunatic has obtained [...]

September 13, 2017 General

BREAKING: I Will Expose El-Rufai’s Role Over Chibok Girls Kidnapping – Aisha Alhassan.

Hajia Amina Alhassan, the Nigerian Minister for Women affairs,  has threatened to expose, Mallam Nasir Elrufai and his role in Chibok girls kidnapping. The Minister said she was surprised that a dirty character like El-rufai could even have the gut [...]

September 10, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror, General, Government and politics

Newborn Baby Abandoned By Mother In Delta, Found By The Roadside This Morning

Newborn Baby Abandoned By Mother In Delta: Dear Women if you know you can't take care of baby why allow the man to pour his milk in you! Just this early morning an abandoned little baby has been taken to [...]

September 9, 2017 General
Nigerian Air Force allegedly prolonging fight against Boko Haram

Nigerian Air Force allegedly prolonging fight against Boko Haram [INVESTIGATION]

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been accused of prolonging the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest and other parts of Borno state through alleged incompetence and badly informed decisions made by top hierarchy of the Air Force. [...]

September 8, 2017 General
Yoruba Conference

RESTRUCTURING SUMMIT: Yoruba mobilise govs, lawmakers

AHEAD of its planned Yoruba Summit on restructuring scheduled for  Thursday,  September 7, 2017, the South West says it intends to unify the zone irrespective of party affiliation.   It, however, said that the north is not invited to its [...]

September 3, 2017 General
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Man walks away unhurt after a fuel laden tanker crushed his car (Photos)

According to a man which took to his page to share this news… He walks away unhurt after a fuel laden tanker crushed his car along the Onitsha-Enugu expressway. Its really a testimony.     Fayose, clad in Islamic attire, [...]

September 2, 2017 General

Nzuko Umunna, Advises Attorney General Against Re-arresting Nnamdi Kanu Backs Ohaneze.

The recent intervention of the President General of the apex Igbo group in the Federal Republic of Nigeria- Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, which rightly cautioned the Federal Attorney General and Minister of Justice Alhaji Abubakar Malami (SAN) to [...]

September 1, 2017 General, Government and politics
President Muhammadu Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners

Buhari Receives African Champions, D’tigress, At The Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners/Nigeria National Female Basketball team, D'Tigress at the executive council chamber of the presidential villa in Abuja today. He met with the Basketball Team at the council chambers, after they won the Afrobasket [...]

August 30, 2017 General
Ayodele Fayose

Why I didn’t attend governors’ meeting with Buhari – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said that he did not deliberately shun President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with governors on Friday. Fayose said he was unable to attend the meeting because it clashed with his chieftaincy installation. “For those insinuating [...]

August 26, 2017 General

Work Begins At The Presidential Villa In Abuja After Rats Infestation

Guess the rodents will not have a place to invade again. Work has begun in earnest at the presidential villa in Abuja following the return of president Muhammadu Buhari. It was reported that the president will work from home after [...]

August 24, 2017 General