Buhari ‘cheerful, healthy’, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari is ‘healthy’ after leading a National Assembly delegation to see Buhari. Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the Senate majority leader, Ahmed Lawan met with the president at the Abuja House on Wednesday. “We were delighted to see that President Buhari is doing well, was cheerful and in good spirits. The president I saw today is healthy, witty and himself,” Saraki said in a post on his Facebook page. Buhari had earlier in February received former governor of…

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Throwback Music: Eedris Abdulkareem – Mr Lecturer

Throwback Music: Eedris Abdulkareem – Mr Lecturer Going down to the memory lane Off Mr Abdulkareem’s sophomore solo album is Mr. Lecturer – a song that addresses the problem of students using money and s3x to solicit higher grades in Nigerian colleges and universities, as well as male lecturers exploiting female students by requesting s3x and money in exchange for good grades. The track gathered so much buzz that it sealed his status as one of hip-hop’s most revered acts in Nigeria as far back as the year 2002. Interestingly,…

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Femi Adesina explains why Buhari will not speak to Nigerians from London

The Presidency, has explained reason why President Muhammadu Buhari will not speak to Nigerians from London because he has right to his vacation. Featuring on TVC television Programme, ‘This Morning’, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, said Buhari’s right will not be infringed upon. According to Adesina, “Mr. President will not speak to Nigerians because he has a right to his vacation, we don’t need to intrude.” The President’s media aide also noted that those doubting the veracity of the released photographs of the…

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Scientists target 8m African farmers with Pod-borer resistant cowpea

Sub Saharan African farmers will soon have access to improved cowpea varieties that will lead to increase in yield. This follows the development of Maruca Resistant Cowpeas by a public-private partnership project, the Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea Project: that has identified elite events and speedily advancing towards de-regulation and commercial release of the crop to farmers. These varieties are expected to reduce grain yield losses caused by the Pod borer, Maruca vitrata, as well as reduce the need for insecticidal sprays. The expected yield improvement will impact household, national and…

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I was mocked, stigmatised for having a cerebral palsy child —Amina Bello, Kogi First lady

The wife of Kogi State Governor, Barrister Amina Oyize Bello, is the founder of Hayat Foundation, a Non Governmental Organisation, NGO, named after her first son, Hayatula Olarize Bello. 10-year-old Hayatula Olarize Bello was born a special child upon discovery that he has cerebral palsy Since his birth, Mrs. Bello has gone through a lot of trials such as stigmatisation for having a cerebral palsy child, starting from the immediate home and even as outsiders gather to whisper when the young Hayatula walks around. But rather than see this as…

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‘God Will Punish You If You Give Your Girlfriend More Than You Give Your Wife’ – Ghanaian Actor, John Dumelo

John Dumelo is a Ghanaian actor who is known to set hearts racing amongst the Ghanaian and even the Nigerian female population. The handsome actor on Tuesday, February 14, took to his Facebook page to share five Valentine’s day tips on how men should specially treat their women. He wrote: ‘5 Val’s day tip for men….. 1. Give her attention, she loves it 2. Listen to her even if you are not in the mood. She will eventually fall asleep. 3. Don’t tell her she’s become fat…tell her you both…

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[VIDEO] Thiago Bags A Brace As Bayern Munich Demolish Arsenal 5-1 At Allianz Arena|Watch Goals And Highlights

German giants, Bayern Munchen handed Arsenal a 5-1 drubbing in the first leg of Second round of the Uefa Champions League. Dutchman, Arjen Robben bagged the first goal in the 11th minute by cuttting to his favourite left foot to whip in a stunning finish into the top left corner before the Gunners’ talisman, Alexi Sanchez got a chance to get his team on level terms with a penalty after Lewandoski fouled Xhaka, Sanchez missed the penalty kick but scored from the rebound at the third time of asking. Lewandoski…

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BAD NEWS: Two NYSC members die, others injured in fatal accident

BAD NEWS: Two NYSC members die, others injured in fatal accident Very sad as Two 2016 Batch B Stream 2 members of the National Youth Service Corps have lost their lives along Taraba Benue road as they were returning home from the 21 days orientation camp. The corps members are yet to be identified. see photos; The corps members are yet to be identified. For those that lost their lives may their soul rest in peace Share on: WhatsApp

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Photos: 18 Escape Death In Warri As ‘Uduaghan Bus’ Caught Fire

Photos: 18 Escape Death In Warri As ‘Uduaghan Bus’ Caught Fire No fewer than eighteen passengers were reported to escaped being burnt alive when a 18-seater Hiace Bus, popularly known as “Uduaghan Bus”, belonging to the Delta City Transport Scheme, on Monday caught fire as it left the park by PTI Juction, Effurun in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. The bus got burnt completely as fire fighters were not on sight to put out the inferno. Fire extinguisher deployed could not stop the fire from spreading. The bus…

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Facebook started on desktop, now it’s moving into television screens

On Teusday, February 14, Facebook announced that it plans to launch apps for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Smart TV to bring videos shared on the social network into the living room. The video app is expected to roll out “soon” to these three TV platforms, with others to come later and the launch could position Facebook to grab a share of lucrative TV advertising budgets. Already, Facebook has invested in live video, made it easier to search for videos and has begun dipping its toes into the…

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Diamond Platnumz reports to the police over traffic offence (Photos)

Tanzanian singer, Diamond Platnumz on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, reported to the traffic police headquarters after he seen driving without a safety belt on. Taking to his Instagram page, the ‘Marry You’ singer shared photos with the traffic commandant, which he captioned: ‘I went to report at the HQ of traffic police due to the clip was posted am driving the car without fastening my seat belt…. my dear fans and Friends make sure you fasten your seat belt before you start driving your car.’ According to Nairobi Wire, the…

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Kissing her was nice – Mr 2kay opens up on relationship with Gifty of Big Brother Naija

One of the Big Brother Naija housemates, Gifty is in the news again. Yesterday she was trolled and bashed on Twitter for saying she doesn’t know Banky W or Falz. Now, her ‘Boyfriend’ back in Nigeria happens to be an artiste, Mr 2kay. The gist has been flying around for a while and a few days ago, Mr 2kay was on the Midday show with Toolz on Beat Fm where he spoke about their relationship. ‘Yes I know her, she was in my video and she’s my very good friend’…

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