Friday, 2 September 2016

The Mark Zuckerberg visit By Reuben Abati

Mark Zuckerberg’s two-day visit to Nigeria has done a lot for the country; it is a pity no government official or agency has tried to tap into the gains of that visit. He arrived at a time there was much talk about economic recession, concerns about companies folding up or retrenching staff, or international investors leaving the country in droves, out of frustration with the uncertainties in the system. Zuckerberg’s arrival raised our hopes: co-founder of Facebook and the 5th richest man in the world, sneaked into Nigeria to meet with developers and entrepreneurs and to discuss investments in Nigeria’s growing start-up ecosystem. And for two days, he went round the city of Lagos, visiting start-ups and interacting with young entrepreneurs.

Recession: Buhari's administration is just paying lip service to the issue of diversification- PDP

 According to PDP, the Buhari-led administration is just paying lip service to the issue of diversification of the economy. The party said this while reacting to a recent comment by the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, that the only way Nigeria can get out of this present economic recession is to diversify the economy and also maintain fiscal discipline. Read the party's statement signed by its Director, New Media, Deji Adeyanju, after the cut

Mark Zuckerberg meets with President Buhari, VP Osinbajo

 Facebook founder is back in Nigeria. He met with president Buhari at Aso Villa. Buhari's media aide said Mark told VP Osinbajo that he wore a suit and his usual T.shirt and jeans, to meet President Buhari out of respect for him. Mark is back in Nigeria to speak at the closing ceremony of the Abuja Demo Day.More photos after the cut.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

"I married my husband so people could stop calling me an evil mistress'- says Ese Walter who had an affair with COZA pastor

 Ese Walter said she married OAP Benny Ark, just to shut people's mouth up. She revealed that she didn't love him when they got married two and a half years ago and had issues trusting him so many months after marriage. She says she has gotten some help and is currently dealing with all the issues. She shared the photo above and wrote;

Photos-President Buhari in Oshogbo,Osun State

 President Muhammadu Buhari is in Osun state to mark the 25th year anniversary of the state, he commissioned the Osogbo Government High School.

NPA bans female staff from wearing trousers, miniskirts to work

The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reportedly banned its female staff from wearing miniskirts and jeans trousers to work. According to a statement by the general manager of NPA, female staff members who are found wanting will be sanctioned.

FFK vs Reno Omokri on Facebook over Mark Zuckerberg's comment that Hausa language is unique

 Femi Fani-Kayode wrote a piece about US secretary of state John Kerry and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's visit to Nigeria & how it has something to do with the Hausas. He wrote;
    "Kerry comes to the north and sees the Sultan of Sokoto, northern governors and Buhari. One week later Facebook founder comes to Nigeria and says Hausa is a "unique language" which he has included on Facebook. Think Nigerians think".

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Miss Ambassador For Peace Beauty Pageant Finalists.

Former Gov. Ikedi Ohakim Explains Why He Quit Politics.

In everything I've ever done for the people of Imo State, I did and still doing for our collective good. Even when I was lied against, I still never and will never bear any evil against the people of Imo State.
My desire is for a home I and my children can confidently call our own. My decision to quit partisan politics for now and focus more on mentoring our youths is in line with this desire.

Ray J calls Kanye West a shamless hypocrite for embracing Kim's sex tape

Ray J has been telling his crew that Kanye West is a hypocrite for embracing his wife's sex tape now that it suits his purposes. He also blasted him for daring to write a song about the famous video.
According to the TMZ report, Ray is furious that Kanye spoke about the sex tape during the VMAs and that he even gave him a shout-out when at the onset, he wasn't pleased about it. He feels that Kanye is two-faced for initially condemning the tape but now embracing it just to make money.

Ebonyi State Governor's Brother, Two Others Arrested Over N400m Campaign Fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arrested one Austin Umahi, brother to the current governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, along with two others – Chinyere Egwuche and Mabel Dikibo – over a N400million slush fund linked to the 2015 presidential campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Rooney Confirms 2018 World Cup Will Be His Last Tournament With England

Wayne Rooney has confirmed the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be his last with England.
Speaking at a news conference ahead of the opening World Cup qualifier with Slovakia on Sunday Rooney confirmed he plans to call it a day in two years' time.

Court Refuses To Stop Kashamu’s Arrest

A Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday declined to grant an order sought by Senator Buruji Kashamu to restrain the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police (NPF) from arresting and extraditing to the United States.

Naomi Campbell slays for Paper Magazine

  Naomi Campbell is breathtaking on Paper's 1000 Beautiful People cover.The 46 year old supermodel also revealed she is open to younger models in the industry..She said “If a young model asks me for advice or if I can help them, I will. I'm very much supportive of young artists, young photographers, young models. There is nothing wrong with sharing; I think you should. And I never do it expecting anything in return."

Alicia Keys defends her decision to go makeup free

 Following criticisms in some quarters as to her being against makeup,Alicia Keys has made it clear she is not anti-makeup but just doesn't feel like having makeup on..She says ''Do You''..

Friday, 26 August 2016

'Fulani herdsman' nabbed with sophisticated gun in Enugu State

 A suspected Fulani herdsman was arrested yesterday, August 30, in Affa Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The suspect identified as one Ibrahim Adamumale and said to be about 20 years old was allegedly in possession of AK 47 Riffle with 24 rounds of live ammunition. Upon interrogation, he claims to be from Nassarawa State but lives at Hausa quarters 9th Mile.The suspect is now helping the police in their investigations.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria

 According to findings, Zuckerberg is here to learn and take ideas on how Facebook can help the development and entrepreneurship of Africa with better support tech. His first stop on this visit has been to Co-Creation Hub

Reno Omokri reacts to Garba Shehu's tweet that Pres. Buhari likes reading cartoons

Mallam Dauda Lawal, has revealed what he told the Economic and Financial Crime Commission

The Executive Director in charge of Public Sector at First Bank, Mallam Dauda Lawal, has revealed what he told the Economic and Financial Crime Commission when he was detained sometimes ago.
Lawal, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, said that he was actually questioned about his relationship with a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.
He said it was true that his “name has featured prominently in the EFCC investigations of Mrs. Deziani Allison-Madueke, the former Minister of Petroleum Resources under the government of President Goodluck Jonathan”.

Monday, 22 August 2016

We regret giving our votes, we regret it- Chibok community members say as they staged protest in Abuja

Chairman of the Chibok Community in Borno state, Hosea Tsambido has said he and other members of the Chibok community regret giving out their votes during the 2015 general election.
Tsambido, who spoke during the Bring Back Our Girls march to Aso Rock this morning, said no government official has reached out to them since the new video showing their abducted daughters was released by Boko Haram members on Sunday August 14th.

My biggest failure was exposing my private life too much- Tiwa Savage says

In her recent interview with Elle magazine, singer Tiwa Savage said her biggest failure was exposing her private life too much and that addressing speculations only fueled crises than resolved it. She says she has chosen not to address anything anymore..
    "My biggest failure was exposing my private life too much. There will always be speculations but by addressing it, you are adding my fuel to the fire. I now choose not to address anything"she said
In the interview, Tiwa said the greatest love of her life is her son, Jamal. She also said for her, the most attractive quality in a man is sensitivity.

Mikel Obi to donate his own share of $200,000 gift from Japanese surgeon to his teammates

After Japanese multi millionaire surgeon Katsuya Takasu kept to his promise by donating $390,000 to Nigeria's team that won Bronze at Rio 2016, reports now have it that Mikel Obi has agreed to donate part of his own share to his U-23 teammates at the just concluded Rio 2016.
Some earlier reports had revealed that the NFF wanted to take some share of the gift from the surgeon, but the NFF over the weekend dismissed such reports in a series of tweets saying they only wanted to ensure due process.

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