NIGERIAN GIRLS AND CHILD MARRIAGE!

Lagos, Nigeria — In a plush living room of a home in a wealthy suburb of Lagos, three teenagers are huddled around a computer. Kudirat Abiola, 15, Temitayo Asuni, 15 and Susan Ubogu, 16, want to change the law on child marriage in Nigeria and they’re deep in discussion, even ignoringContinue Reading

SUFFERING AFRICAN WIDOW HAVING HER HAIR CUT

Lagos, Nigeria — For many years, Rose’s clothing store was the destination of choice for Lagos women in search of a new outfit for a party or occasion. She traveled regularly to textile hubs in Turkey to source high-quality fabrics for her clients and her children helped out in the familyContinue Reading

TRUMP

President Donald Trump has grown more and more irate as his attempts to contain the political fallout of coronavirus — much less the health crisis itself — continue to fall short, people close to him said. Trump watched angrily from the West Wing Thursday as stock markets tumbled to their worst percentage loss since the 1987 BlackContinue Reading

LIONEL MERCY

Barcelona has announced its players and staff will take temporary wage cuts as the club grapples with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. La Liga has been suspended indefinitely, with officials saying on Monday that it would only resume when the government confirmed it was safe to do so. Spain has becomeContinue Reading

UK PRIME MINISTER

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the leader said on Friday. On his Twitter account, Johnson said he had developed mild symptoms and was self-isolating. “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I willContinue Reading

Trump and Congressmen

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and isContinue Reading

World Jet Fuel

Global jet demand is likely to see a dramatic drop possibly by up to 70% especially in the second quarter of 2020 as an increasing number of countries apply travel quotas to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), experts foresee. Cuneyt Kazokoglu, director of Oil Demand at London-basedContinue Reading

COVID-19-presidential-villa

ABUJA—THERE is palpable fears at the State House as three staff of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari has tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19). A presidential source confirmed the development. Meanwhile, all the aides at the Vice President’s wing with the exception of his media aide didContinue Reading

Yemi Osinbanjo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has begun self-isolation in accordance with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) protocols, his spokesman disclosed on Tuesday. Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Vice President disclosed that Prof. Osinbajo has begun observing social distancing. “VP Osinbajo yesterday at the officeContinue Reading

King

A 16-year-old Prince, Oloyede Adeyeoba, has been approved by the Ondo state government as the Arujale of Okeluse in Ose local government area of the state. The ratification of the appointment of the Senior Secondary 3 Student was done alongside two others by the state executive council presided over byContinue Reading

School Closed

The Edo State Government has shut down and withdrawn the operating license of the Salvation International School, for flouting the directive of the government on the closure of all schools in the state, as part of measures to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Special Adviser to the Governor, ProgrammeContinue Reading

HOUSE-OF-REPRESENTATIVES

ABUJA — THE  House of Representatives on Tuesday,  passed for concurrence by the Senate, an Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill, 2020. The Bill was introduced by the Speaker, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila and fast-tracked to Third  Reading, to provide a stimulus for the Nigerian economy and roll back the depleting effect ofContinue Reading

Trump

President Donald Trump appears to have made his choice in the awful dilemma posed by the coronavirus pandemic — whether to destroy the nation’s economic foundation in order to save lives. In his zeal to fire up American prosperity after helping to trigger an unprecedented self-inflicted economic meltdown, Trump is already losing patience —Continue Reading

 The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has suspended its enrollment across the country to prevent the spread of COVID-19. NIMC Head of Corporate Communication, Mr Kayode Adegoke, said this on Tuesday in a statement in Abuja.  Adegoke said  the suspension became necessary to promote physical distancing and prevent the spreadContinue Reading

buhari

•Nigeria records first COVID-19 death; confirms 36 •Fears, as Bauchi gov goes into self-isolation •Atiku’s son didn’t attend S/West PDP rally — Oyo govt •All land borders shut, FEC meetings suspended indefinitely By Emma Ujah, Chioma Obinna, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Joseph Erunke, Charly Agwam, Adeola Badru Wife of theContinue Reading

Veteran Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo, has on Tuesday, asked Nigerian Pastors with supernatural powers to visit hospitals and locate those infected with coronavirus and heal them. Disclosing this via her Instagram page, the former SA to Peter Odili, said “Can all the pastors who are convinced that they have supernaturalContinue Reading

As ex-gov sues EFCC, AGF; wants perpetual order maintained PDP chairman got N100m; Prof Ukandu, N1.5bn; communications firm, N1.8bn By Soni Daniel Thirteen years after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC accused the former governor of a South-South state of misappropriating N100 billion from the accounts of the state,Continue Reading

Scientist

Three months into the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s still unclear which drugs could combat the viral disease and which won’t, despite public figures like President Donald Trump extolling the unproven promise of some medications. With public health on the line, the scientific community is searching for answers faster than ever.Continue Reading

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN

Reports have it that the Russian President Vladimir Putin has released 800 tigers and lions to clamp down on citizen’s movement across the country. This according to reports was to stem the spread of coronavirus in the country. Russia, a country of 146 million people has about 253 infected peopleContinue Reading

Cultural events

Major events around the world have been canceled or postponed as the race to contain the novel coronavirus continues. The cultural sector — with its numerous fairs, shows and festivals — has also been significantly impacted. Countless art institutions, museums and galleries have been temporarily shuttered. The Louvre in Paris, which housesContinue Reading

APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomole and the Party’s Deputy Chairman (South) Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

The bottled-up tension towards the proposed All Progressives Congress (APC) emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, last week Tuesday, finally died down owing to series of interplay of factors on the eve of the meeting. Several contentious court judgements procured by both camps of the gladiators which clashed sporadically for attentionContinue Reading

wASHINGTON

In Washington’s new war, the coronavirus pandemic is out-sprinting frantic government efforts to cope with its tragic humanitarian and grave economic toll. A failed Senate vote on a mammoth stimulus bill amid acrimony between Republicans and Democrats came as the virus trimmed the GOP majority with five members quarantined. State and local leaders andContinue Reading

Femi Kayode

…As Ndume condemns presidential system of government FORMER Senate Leader and Chairman, Committee on Army, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South, has declared that the Presidential system of government being practised in the country was part of the problems  Nigeria was currently confronted with. Speaking yesterdayContinue Reading

COVIDIOT

Nigerians and people across the globe are calling out those who fail to practice social distancing, using the hashtags “#Covidiot” and “#Covidiots,” as fears about the spread of COVID-19 continue. The hashtag, which is a combination of the name “Covid-19” and the time-tested word “idiots,” is giving people an outletContinue Reading

OLYMPIC GAMES

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said for the first time on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games may be postponed if the event cannot be held in its “complete form” due to the coronavirus pandemic. NAN reports that the flame was transported by a special aircraft “Tokyo 2020 Go” fromContinue Reading

LAGOS STATE GOV'T

•Private sector urged to follow suit, tasks market leaders on hygiene •Oyo gets first positive case; 4 of 39 cases in FCT positive •Confirmed cases in Nigeria now 30; I had vision of forced holiday — Adeboye •Bankers’ Committee directs oil firms to sell forex only to CBN •Kwara govtContinue Reading

What investors couldn’t know is that over the next 30 days, the coronavirus would burst out of quarantine in China, with major outbreaks in South Korea and Italy, then Spain, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. It brought business to a sudden stop, sent stock markets into aContinue Reading

Ortom

•They come without cattle, kill, destroy and withdraw •Resolves to set up security outfit •Insists state must be secured for farmers to return By Peter Duru, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has resolved to replicate the South West security outfit, ‘Operation Amotekun’, in Benue state. Ortom who grantedContinue Reading

VON DG

Despite ongoing effort to reconcile warring factions in the All Progressive Congress, APC, the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Chief Osita Okechukwu, on Friday, insisted that the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, is no longer a valid member of the party. Okechukwu, while reacting to the decision of the CourtContinue Reading

Jumia

…running parallel with Stay Safe Campaign to Distribute Hygiene Products, Groceries, Home Essentials Jumia Nigeria has announced a price slash offer for customers in its upcoming Tech Week campaign which is scheduled to run from March 23rd to the 29th. The campaign will run in parallel with its Stay SafeContinue Reading

Muslims Praying

Muslim faithful who observe Friday Ju’mat’s prayer in the Presidential Villa, underwent multiple screening for the coronavirus pandemic before they were allowed into the Aso Rock mosque for prayers.  They were also given hand sanitizers before stepping into the mosque. President Muhammadu Buhari was part of those who observed theirContinue Reading

Jack Ma

Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma, says he will donate masks, test kits and protective suits to all countries in Africa to help the continent in its fight against the novel coronavirus. Ma’s foundation will donate at total of 1.1 million testing kits, six million masks, and 60,000Continue Reading

As states continue to take measures against the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, Ebonyi state government has directed the immediate closure of all public and private schools across the 13 local government areas of the state. In a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government,Dr.Kenneth Ugbala, Ebonyi government also banned all religious gatheringsContinue Reading

Robbery Suspect

A 21-year-old cook, Michael Temuno, who was arrested after he robbed his ex-boss at Ajao Estate, has revealed that frustration pushed him into armed robbery. According to Micheal who was paraded alongside other notorious criminals at the Lagos State Police Command Ikeja, by the Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday,Continue Reading

UTME Candidates

No fewer than 1,900,000 candidates will sit for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Saturday (today) across over 600 Computer-Based Test centres nationwide. This is just as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it had made arrangements to ensure that its workers taking part in the examination useContinue Reading

Obaseki-and-Oshiomhole

Efforts to remove the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole continued yesterday with the resolution of South South leaders of the party to replace him with Victor Giadom in acting capacity. They also insisted that the party’s National Executive Committee scheduled for next week Tuesday,Continue Reading

Coronavirus

1 hr 5 min ago There are more than 142,000 cases worldwide There are now more than 142,000 coronavirus cases globally and more than 5,300 related deaths, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization. Here’s the latest breakdown: Total cases: 142,320 Deaths: 5,388 Countries or territories with cases: 129 ChinaContinue Reading

Vice President Osinbanjo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has aborted his official trip outside Abuja due to the death of one his police outriders, Ali Gomina, who died in an accident involving the VP’s convoy along Airport Road, Abuja. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the VP, Laolu Akande, confirmed the incidentContinue Reading

Virus_Outbreak_Trump_

The United States President Donald Trump said Friday he would “likely” be tested soon for COVID-19 (coronavirus), although he stressed he is “displaying no symptoms.” Trump was pressed repeatedly during a White House news conference where he declared a national emergency over COVID-19 on whether he should be tested afterContinue Reading

COVID-19_Coronavirus_WHO

World Health Organization has called for the promotion of regular and thorough hand-washing hygiene saying coronavirus (COVID-19) can be contacted when someone infected coughs or exhales. The global health body said that people can contract the virus if droplets of infected fluid fell on nearby surfaces and objects such asContinue Reading

Mikel-Arte

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. “Our London Colney training centre has been closed after head coach Mikel Arteta received a positive Covid-19 result this evening,” the Arsenal statement read. Arsenal, due to play at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday, saidContinue Reading

Sanusi

UNDER the Constitution and laws of Nigeria, state governors have wide-ranging powers to appoint, sanction and sack traditional rulers. This is a carryover from our colonial heritage which effectively put traditional rulers, irrespective of the splendors of their imperial past, under the British Crown. With the dawn of independence, thisContinue Reading

Top Brazilian political aide tests positive for coronavirus days after meeting Trump

A top Brazilian political aide tested positive for coronavirus days after he met with Donald Trump, according to Brazilian news outlets. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s press secretary, Fabio Wajngarten, accompanied his boss at a dinner with Trump at Mar-A-Lago on Saturday. On Wednesday, Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo reportedContinue Reading

Rauf Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola has cautioned Nigerians to reduce the culture of handshakes and hugs to avoid contracting coronavirus (COVID-19). Aregbesola said this at the ground-breaking ceremony of a 3000-capacity custodial center in Karshi, Abuja on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the countryContinue Reading

Mind your words

USE  THE RIGHT WORDS! CREATE  A BEAUTIFUL FUTURE!! Your tongue is the muscle in your mouth that you press against your teeth in order to speak, as well as the home of your taste buds. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue”… The power of the tongue, when used inappropriately, canContinue Reading

NEWSReps order investigation of NOSDRA over five years oil spill in Niger Delta

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday in Abuja, ordered an immediate probe of the cleanup of spills and remediation in oil-producing areas of the country in the last five years. Considering a motion sponsored by Abubakar Hassan Fulata at plenary presided by Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, it resolved to set upContinue Reading

…CBN to fund local drugs production, specialist hospitals …It’s wake-up call to life without oil — Finance Minister …To drastically reduce budget …How outbreak’s delaying completion of Lagos-Ibadan rail project — Amaechi As top Federal Government officials battle to find ways to minimise the impact of the oil price crashContinue Reading

Sanusi

•Dethroned Sanusi speaks, links his removal to God •Says his predicament nothing new •Solicits support for new Emir •Loko too local for Sanusi — Emir •How influential northerners forced Ganduje to change Sanusi’s banishment from Opanda to Loko •Uncertainty trails deposed Emir Sanusi’s whereabouts in Nasarawa •Stop sending me condolenceContinue Reading

Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, berated South East governors for delaying the setting up of a security outfit to protect their people. The IPOB leader said the South East governors should not rely on the Federal Government to protect the people of SouthContinue Reading

Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, made this known, yesterday, during a press conference at his office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital. The commissioner, who bemoaned high incidence of open defecation in the state, particularly in the metropolis, said 500 public toilets would be built by the state in conjunction withContinue Reading

Bishop David Oyedepo

A prominent pastor and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church popularly known as Winner Chapel has flayed the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari administration as the worst in the nation’s history. In his sermon at his gigantic church based in Ota, Ogun State, on Sunday, the presiding bishop also tookContinue Reading

Oil Price

Nigeria’s economy appears headed for the rocks with oil prices in continued free fall, trading at $35.96 per barrel yesterday. Brent Crude which is Nigeria’s oil grade equivalent in the international spot market has continued to tumble since last week following Coronavirus pandemic which has slowed demand for oil, especially fromContinue Reading

trump and coronavirus

The White House insists President Donald Trump doesn’t need a coronavirus test, despite several members of his political circle self-quarantining after they came into contact with a man later diagnosed with the disease. They include Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, who rode in “The Beast” limousine with Trump in the Sunshine State onContinue Reading

nigerian teachers

Says unqualified/unregistered teachers are cheats …Adamawa, Yobe, Borno excluded for security reasons Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, will today begin a nationwide screening of teachers in public and private primary and secondary schools, with a view to weeding out unqualified/unregistered persons from the system. The exercise, according to theContinue Reading

CORONAVIRUS

The novel coronavirus outbreak continues to spread globally, sparking a total lockdown across Italy and emergency measures worldwide, as markets recover from Monday’s historic route. The virus, known as Covid-19, has now infected close to 113,000 people worldwide and resulted in more than 4,000 deaths. The majority of these cases areContinue Reading

corona virus

The Global Fund has announced new guidance to enable countries to strengthen individual response activities to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by using existing grants in a swift, nimble and pragmatic way. It encouraged countries to reprogramme savings from existing grants and also redeploy underutilised resources to mitigate the potential negativeContinue Reading

Breaking: ASUU declares two-week warning strike Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/03/breaking-asuu-declares-two-week-warning-strike/

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Monday declared a two-week warning strike against non-payment of salaries of lecturers not enrolled in the Federal Government’s Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System. National President of the union, Biodun Ogunyemi, who disclosed this after the ASUU National Executive Council meeting thatContinue Reading

Emir Sanusi and Gov. Ganduje

…to name new Emir soon The Kano State government has on Monday dethroned the embattled Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II over what it described as disrespect to lawful instructions from Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and other lawful authorities. The dethronement of the Emir followed the decisionContinue Reading

China has made eating wild animals illegal after the coronavirus outbreak. But ending the trade won't be easy

A strict ban on the consumption and farming of wild animals is being rolled out across China in the wake of the deadly coronavirus epidemic, which is believed to have started at a wildlife market in Wuhan. Although it is unclear which animal transferred the virus to humans — bat, snakeContinue Reading

APC dismisses Kano court reversal of Oshiomhole’s suspension

– The leadership of the APC has dismissed the court ruling reversing Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s suspension as the party’s national chairman – Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Kano state on Thursday, March 5, reversed Oshiomhole’s suspension Oshiomhole had been suspended on Wednesday, March 4 by a FederalContinue Reading

Adams

Barring any last-minute change of strategy, National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, will on Friday assume duties after a Federal High Court in Kano State on Thursday set aside the ruling of a Federal Capital Territory FCT High Court which had upheld the suspensionContinue Reading

Why Presidency should return to South in 2023, by El-Rufai

…Says no justification for Northerner to take over after Buhari’s 8 years As the permutations for the 2023 Presidency begins to dominate political discourse nationwide, Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said the Presidency should rightly return to the Southern part of the country. Although the governor, acclaimed toContinue Reading

The Queen was not wearing gloves at this ceremony in December 2018.

As global concern mounts about the spread of the coronavirus. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has been pictured wearing gloves at a ceremony. The monarch wore long gloves at the investiture ceremony Tuesday, prompting speculation about whether it was a precaution against coronavirus. Queen Elizabeth was pictured in long gloves at Tuesday’s ceremony. BuckinghamContinue Reading

FUEL-PUMP-ATTENDANT

The Federal Government, through the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, paid N43.09 billion as subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, in the month of February 2020, according to data obtained from the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA. The amount paid as subsidy in January 2020Continue Reading

GBAGI

*After Buhari power should go to South-West Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, former minister of state (Education), and one of the founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State is a criminologist, lawyer and business tycoon. Recently, accompanied by his wife, daughters, and associates, Gbagi visited the Corporate HeadquartersContinue Reading

Emotional

If our species wants to enjoy a long-term future, it might need to tap into the very human qualities of emotion. Think about some of the knottiest problems facing the world today and the suggested solutions to them. Climate change? Answer it with carbon sequestering and transitions to clean energy.Continue Reading

BULLYING AND ITS NEGATIVE EFFECT

Bullying means to intimidate verbal aggression is melted at a specific person is bullying. Bullying can be repeated over a period, it is an aggressive act that excludes the victim from a group. Bullying can occur at school, workplace, market, parks, etc. For example; Aggressive behaviors like verbal abuse, sabotagingContinue Reading

UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Underwater Photographer of the Year celebrates photography beneath the surface of the ocean, lakes and rivers. More than 5,500 underwater pictures were entered in 13 categories by underwater photographers from 70 countries around the world. Image copyrightGREG LECOEURImage captionGreg Lecoeur won Underwater Photographer of the Year 2020 with Frozen MobileContinue Reading

trump and sander

With Bernie Sanders looking more and more like the potential Democratic presidential nominee, the good people at the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia have released their first take on what the electoral map might look like in a matchup between the senator from Vermont and President Donald Trump. TheContinue Reading

black americans

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign announced that it was opening 15 field offices in cities with large African-American populations, part of the incumbent’s broader attempt to court black voters this November. Also on Wednesday, the Public Religion Research Institute released a massive summary of its 2019 polling data that contained a clearContinue Reading

TRUMP

President Donald Trump desires America to know he is doing an ideal job in protecting out the novel coronavirus, in a victory lap that would look untimely if his personal specialists are right of their extra somber forecasts. The President spoke at a information convention on Wednesday concerning the worldwide well beingContinue Reading

David Lyon

……awards N60m price in opposition to Lyon, Degi-Eremieoyo, APC ABUJA—The Supreme Courtroom, on Wednesday, declined to reverse its judgement that sacked David Lyon and Degi-Eremieoyo as governor and deputy-governor elect of Bayelsa state. The apex courtroom, in a unanimous resolution by a seven-man panel of Justices headed by Justice SylvesterContinue Reading

Former Chelsea defender Celestine Babayaro has stated that whereas he welcomes ex-players being concerned in Nigeria teaching set-up he questions Joseph Yobo’s credentials. His feedback come after his former worldwide team-mate and ex-Everton star Yobo was appointed as assistant coach of the Tremendous Eagles two weeks in the past. Babayaro,Continue Reading

The Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Wednesday raised the alarm accusing the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of at the moment mounting stress on the Supreme Court docket to restrain itself from reversing the flawed judgment on the Imo State Governorship election. It additionally alleged that this clandestine strikes gotContinue Reading

The Senate Minority Chief, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has claimed that depraved individuals within the nation have refused to die. In response to the lawmaker, Nigeria continues to lose good individuals. Abaribe made this assertion on Wednesday, throughout a valedictory session held in honour of the late Senator Ignatius Longjan. “ButContinue Reading

Lagos-based senior lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, has reacted to the Supreme Courtroom judgement that upheld the sack of former All Progressives Congress, APC governor-elect in Bayelsa State, David Lyon. Following his sack a day to the swearing-in ceremony, Lyon and his occasion, the APC, had returned to the apex courtroom,Continue Reading

BREAKING: OLISA METUH FOUND GUILTY OF LAUNDERING N400M

The Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja has convicted the previous Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on the cash laundering cost the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, most popular towards him. Trial justice Okon Abang additionally discovered Metuh’s agency, Destra Funding Ltd, responsibleContinue Reading

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE INTERNET VANISHES?

From his high-rise desk overlooking the sprawling metropolis of Addis Ababa, Markos Lemma has a reasonably good view. Because the founding father of expertise innovation hub IceAddis, his co-working area is often abuzz with wide-eyed entrepreneurs fuelled on sturdy espresso and large desires. However when the web shuts down, allContinue Reading

TRUMP AND MODI

Trump: We now have made “large progress” towards a US-India commerce deal In joint statements exterior Hyderabad Home in New Delhi simply now, President Donald Trump expressed optimism concerning a US-India commerce deal and introduced new protection spending after a bilateral assembly with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Calling theContinue Reading

Coronavirus: Inter Milan's Europa League clash vs Ludogorets

Inter Milan’s Europa League last-32 residence match in opposition to Ludogorets might be performed behind closed doorways due to fears concerning the unfold of coronavirus. Inter had been certainly one of 4 Serie A golf equipment to postpone their weekend sport. Talks have been going down between the membership, Italian authorities officersContinue Reading

Hosni Mubarak

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the army in 2011 – has died in Cairo on the age of 91. Mubarak spent three a long time in workplace earlier than a well-liked rebellion swept Egypt. He was discovered responsible of complicity within the killing of protesters throughout theContinue Reading

AIR POLLUTION

India has as soon as once more topped an annual checklist of cities with the worst air high quality on the planet, in accordance with a brand new report, whereas Chinese language cities have continued to indicate enhancements from the earlier 12 months. Twenty-one of the world’s 30 cities with the worst air air pollution are inContinue Reading

Dr. E.C. Iwuanyanwu

THE PUBLISHER OF EVERGREEN NEWSPAPER AND ONLINE MEDIA, REV. ENGR. EMMANUEL NWAEZE,  ACCOMPANIED BY THE CHIEF EDITOR REV. MIKE NWANYANWU & CREW MEMBERS VISITED CHIEF E.C IWUANYANWU, (AHA EJI AGA MBA 1 OF IGBO LAND) AT HIS OFFICE, THE GLASS HOUSE, ALONG OKIGWE ROAD, OWERRI IMO STATE, NIGERIA AT 3:00Continue Reading

Corona Virus

Italian officers have minimize quick the Venice Carnival as they attempt to management what’s now the worst outbreak of the coronavirus in Europe. Authorities within the Veneto area mentioned the occasion would finish afterward Sunday, two days sooner than scheduled. Italy has by far the very best variety of coronavirusContinue Reading

Why twitter is best for business

Many manufacturers and companies have discovered large success on Twitter. In the event you’re nonetheless on the fence about it, learn on to seek out out why Twitter simply could be the good platform for your small business. Tweeting is as simple as 1-2-3 In contrast to writing weblog postsContinue Reading

Twitter is Wall Street's favorite social media stock

Twitter’s choice to not settle for adverts from politicians — regardless that the social media platform is used incessantly by President Donald Trump and the Democratic presidential contenders — seems to be paying dividends. Shares of Twitter (TWTR) are up practically 20% thus far in 2020. That is properly forward of the featuresContinue Reading

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION-LED TEAM TRAVELING TO WUHAN TODAY

The World Health Organization-led joint mission engaged on coronavirus in China is touring as we speak to Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, WHO director common Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus mentioned throughout a information briefing Friday. It’s as much as the crew what it needs to deal with there, Tedros mentioned. UpContinue Reading

WHY PUTIN WOULD WANT TRUMP TO WIN IN 2020

It is a acquainted plot line: Prime intelligence officers ship a warning to lawmakers that Russia needs to intervene within the upcoming presidential election — and that the Kremlin’s most popular final result is a win by President Donald Trump. However Russiagate 2 might not be a simple sequel for RussianContinue Reading

Town hall proved that Trump should be worried

The primary CNN city corridor in Nevada supplied excellent news for Democratic voters hoping for sturdy, competent candidates who can tackle Donald Trump: This discipline has lots of them. On Tuesday, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar fielded questions from Nevada voters and CNN anchors, and every took theContinue Reading

LIBYA

The UN’s Worldwide Organisation for Migration (IOM) has referred to as on the European Union to higher guarantee the protection of migrants fleeing Libya. Wednesday’s attraction got here a day after the port within the Libyan capital was attacked by missiles from forces loyal to Gen Khalifa Haftar, which haveContinue Reading

Acid attack survivor

An Ethiopian lady disfigured after her estranged husband attacked her with acid in 2017, says that regardless of her struggling she has causes to be grateful. “There are extra good individuals on the earth than there are unhealthy individuals,” Atsede Nguse informed the BBC on the telephone from her newContinue Reading

Elton John

Footage on-line exhibits an emotional Sir Elton being escorted from the stage whereas 1000’s of followers give him a standing ovation. Veteran performer Elton John has apologised to followers for chopping a gig quick in New Zealand, after being recognized with strolling pneumonia. Sir Elton was performing on the MountContinue Reading

Woman plays violin while surgeons remove tumour from her brain

A patient at a British hospital played Mahler and Gershwin on the violin while a tumour was removed from her brain so that surgeons could preserve her ability to play music and her 40-year passion for the instrument. Dagmar Turner, 53, a former management consultant from the Isle of Wight,Continue Reading

737 Max: Debris found in new planes' fuel tanks

Boeing’s crisis-hit 737 Max jetliner faces a brand new potential security difficulty as particles has been discovered within the gasoline tanks of a number of new planes which had been in storage, awaiting supply to airways. The top of Boeing’s 737 programme has instructed workers that the invention was “completelyContinue Reading

Adidas says business activity in China has dropped 85% due to coronavirus

Adidas says enterprise exercise in China has dropped 85% because of coronavirus German sportswear large Adidas launched up to date steerage Wednesday revealing its enterprise exercise in China has dropped 85% due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. “Our enterprise exercise in Higher China has been round 85% beneath the priorContinue Reading

HOW LONG CAN THE CORONA VIRUS LAST ON SURFACES

Concerns are mounting about how long the novel coronavirus may survive on surfaces — so much so that China’s central bank has taken measures to deep clean and destroy its cash, which changes hands multiple times a day, in an effort to contain the virus. It is unknown exactly howContinue Reading

How Ex-Abia Governor, Theodore Orji Withdrew N500m Every Month For Eight Years From State Funds

The fee stated the previous governor began the month-to-month withdrawal when he was Chief of Workers to convicted former governor of the state, Orji Uzor Kalu. The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee has revealed how Theodore Orji, a former governor of Abia State, withdrew N500m from the state’s account forContinue Reading

The virus: 2,478 new coronavirus instances had been recognized in mainland China on Monday, bringing the full variety of infections there to 42,638. Worldwide, 43,090 folks had been contaminated as of Tuesday morning. The demise toll and the cured: 108 folks died from the virus in mainland China Monday, bringing the full demise toll there to 1,016, China’s NationwideContinue Reading

Beasts of No Nation

WARNING: This text incorporates disturbing scenes together with photos of torture BBC Africa Eye has uncovered surprising video proof that torture is being utilized by a number of branches of the Nigerian police and armed forces. Torture is illegitimate in Nigeria. However photos from social media present {that a} explicitContinue Reading

TRUMP WEAPONIZES THE PRESIDENCY AFTER IMPEACHMENT VICTORY

Donald Trump is shifting fast throughout the wake of his impeachment trial to utilize the federal authorities to punish his enemies and pursue his political ends, underlining how his acquittal has helped make him one among historic previous‘s strongest trendy Presidents. Trump has meted out retribution to officers who testified in opposition to him throughoutContinue Reading

Donald Trump has been cleared by senators

Donald Trump has been cleared by senators after his impeachment trial. How might his acquittal type the 2020 race for the White Dwelling? Both sides are literally sifting by the use of the political rubble merely 9 months sooner than a nationwide election that has the entire Dwelling, larger thanContinue Reading

trump acquitted by senate

US President Donald Trump has taken a victory lap ultimately after his impeachment acquittal, in a tirade in direction of his political enemies. “I’ve achieved points flawed in my life, I am going to admit… nevertheless that’s what the highest outcome’s,” he said as he held up a newspaper headlinedContinue Reading

intels

Intels Nigeria Restricted is Nigeria’s largest logistics firm. It was based in 1982 as Nicotes Companies Ltd and relies in Onne, Nigeria. It’s partly owned by Nigeria’s former vice President Atiku Abubakar. The corporate supplies built-in logistics companies for the Nigerian oil and fuel business. Its companies embrace company companies; cargo companies; port administration and help companies inContinue Reading

LAWRENCIA DESIGNS

Fashion design is a form of art dedicated to the creation of clothing and other lifestyle accessories. Modern fashion design is divided into two basic categories: haute couture and ready-to-wear. Ready-to-wear collections are standard sized, not custom made, so they are more suitable for large production runs. Fashion in Nigerian traditional styles is veryContinue Reading

FASCINATOR BY JULIBLISS

The gist behind the poetic mini-hats and the role they play in British etiquette and how Nigerians are keying into the newest trends… Even if you aren’t invested in the lives of British royals, you’re probably familiar with their elaborate headgear. Fascinators—tiny, elaborate hats that are clipped to the wearer’s head—are aContinue Reading

A GALE OF DEFECTIONS

Recently, the political environment in Nigeria has been over polarized mainly by the decision of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in Its Ihedioha Vs Uzodinma‘s case. Particularly in Imo State. In this little piece, I want to attempt the reason why it has being so. Unfortunately, people misunderstand politics, henceContinue Reading

CORONAVIRUS ALERT: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PANDA SUPERMARKET IN ABUJA

For fear of the unknown on coronavirus, the Federal Government Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, (FCCPC) on Wednesday morning shut Panda Supermarket at Jabi after a “confirmed allegation” of illegally imported seafood from china was delivered in the stores. In a tweet from the FCCPC Twitter handle, the agency revealedContinue Reading

ORLU REPS SEAT: IMO REC, RO RISK JAIL TERM FOR DECLARING ALAGBASO WINNER – Parties to meet in court Feb 3, 2020

Imo state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof Francis Ezeonu, has once more embarked on yet another suicide mission with the hasty declaration of Hon. Chief Jerry Alagbaoso, as the winner of the re-run election held in Orlu, Orsu and Oru East Federal Constituency, while collation of results was still ongoing.Continue Reading

CHRIS ANELE EMERGES APEX LEADER

In a crucial solidarity meeting for the support of the new governor of Imo state, distinguished senator hope Uzodimma(ONWA) held on Saturday the 25th of January 2020 by the political leaders of both Umuonyekwu autonomous communities in lkeduru LGA of Imo state, at the country home of CHIEF DR lfeaniychukwuContinue Reading

ORLUZURUMEE YOUTH ASSEMBLY DISSOLVES EX CO

The leadership of Orluzurumee Youth Assembly, OYA, under the leadership of Prince Arthur Uchenna Madumere has dissolved all Patrons and Patronesses of the organization appointed between 2020 and 2019. A press release made available to newsmen Saturday and signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Ikemba Don Uba, KSP during theirContinue Reading

MAKING OF THE IMO GOVERNOR

ruly, “there’s no easy walk to freedom “as opined by the most revered African, Dr. Nelson Mandela. The struggle for a liberated Imo was not an easy one as prices were paid for its actualization. Progressive minded persons fought from different fronts to realize this Nobel dream. In this conciseContinue Reading

HIV

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of drug-resistant pathogens, growing rates of obesity and physical inactivity to the health impacts of environmental pollution and climate change and multiple humanitarian crises. To address these and other threats,Continue Reading

UNION BANK

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has entered a share sale and purchase agreement to sell its United Kingdom subsidiary, Union Bank UK Plc. The bank said that following a competitive bid process, MBU BidCo Limited (“MBU”), an acquisition vehicle wholly owned by MBU Capital Limited (“MBU Capital”), was selected asContinue Reading

ELECTRIC CARS

Uber has marked an arrangement with Nissan to give 2,000 of the Japanese automaker’s everything electric Leaf vehicles for drivers in London, as a major aspect of an offer to decrease air contamination. The ride-sharing firm at present needs to go completely electric in the Capital by 2025, which wouldContinue Reading

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY GRANTS FULL AUTONOMY TO THE 774 LGs

INEC is presently to lead LG decisions The National Assembly on Tuesday conceded full money related and regulatory independence to all the 774 neighborhood chamber specialists across Nigeria by changing area 124 of the country’s constitution. The segment gives a considerable arrangement to the creation of the nearby boards, aContinue Reading

SUPPORT FOR AMOTEKUN SHOWS HOW PRIMITIVE YORUBA PEOPLE ARE__MIYETTI ALLAH

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore herdsmen group has said the support for the South-West security outfit, Amotekun, shows how primitive Yoruba people are in politics. The national secretary of the group, Alhassan Saleh, said this during Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ programme on Monday. Saleh said it was unfortunate that bothContinue Reading

AMOTEKUN IS A TERRORIST GROUP LIKE IPOB

Following the controversy trailing the establishment of a regional security outfit, AMOTEKUN which was recently launched by southwest governors to counter insecurity, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, the umbrella body for Fulani herders in the country has called for the arrest of Yoruba leaders who spoke in defense of the establishmentContinue Reading

OXFORD DICTIONARY ADDS 29 NIGERIAN WORDS IN LATEST JANUARY 2020 UPDATE.

Nigerians have made, and are continuing to make, a unique and distinctive contribution to English as a global language. We highlight their contributions in this month’s update of the Oxford English Dictionary, as a number of Nigerian English words make it into the dictionary for the first time. The majorityContinue Reading

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TRUE LIFE STORIES-The story of Morgana

Several wicked thoughts ran through Morgana’s innocent mind as she contemplated how best to take her life. She made up her mind to jump into a river to be drowned by it. But after much struggles between her and the wicked thoughts, she decided to reconsider her plans. Her conscienceContinue Reading

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KIDNAPPINGS, LARGE-SCALE KILLINGS HIT CHRISTIANS IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

More than 200 Muslim Fulani herdsmen have attacked predominantly Christian villages in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria since Jan. 6, killing at least 35 people and kidnapping 58 others, including a mother and her 6 month-old-baby, sources said. Armed with Ak-47s, the herdsmen on motorcycles rampaged through 10 predominantly Christian villagesContinue Reading

BIAFRA-BUHARI FIGHTING WAR AGAINST IGBO IN NIGERIA-NNAMDI KANU

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says the administration of President Muhamadu Buhari is still fighting a war against the Igbo people as if the Nigerian Civil War has not ended. Evergreen News reports that Kanu made this statement during the live broadcast on Radio Biafra on Wednesday, January 15, to mark theContinue Reading

GREAT BOOKS BREEDS GREAT IDEAS

“A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.” ~Abraham Lincoln. Books are the greatest treasures of all time. Great men have had their lives transformed through books. There is one amazing thing I have discovered over the years – BOOKS ARE EVERYWHERE!!!Continue Reading

HOW GOOD IS YOUR PARENTING STYLE?

One of the most difficult jobs in the world is to be a good parent – to raise children and help them grow up into happy, emotionally healthy, responsible and intelligent adults who can contribute to the world. Parenting1 should not be lopsided but balanced, an aspect of a child’sContinue Reading

TRUE LIFE STORIES

Hello Everyone, My name is Amaechi Chukwuma (a.k.a Smartchuks). Welcome to the maiden edition of SHARING LIFE EXPERIENCES/REALITIES WITH SMARTCHUKS, where I’ll be sharing with you the intricacy of Life as we see it today, based on my observation of Events happening in our World and from my own pointContinue Reading

OPERATION AMOTEKUN

The Ebonyi State Government on Monday said Operation Amotekun security outfit launched in the South-West last week was its brainchild. It said governors in the South-West region ‘stole’ “the security idea from it, saying, “when the governor of Kano State, muted something about this kind of security architecture in theContinue Reading

EZE OKUNU

The traditional ruler of Ugbele Akah Autonomous Community in Njaba Local Government Area, Eze Peter C. Ukonu (Akpara 1 of Ugbele-Akah) has identified the Supreme Court judgment that declared the Imo APC candidate of the 2019 gubernatorial election, Senator Hope Uzodinma winner as the real judgment. Eze Ukonu stated thisContinue Reading

FIRE FIGHTING

A group under the aegis of the safety-is-key initiative has lamented over lack of fire fighting equipment in markets, homes and government establishments as a major setback in handling emergency fire outbreak places. The facilitator of the group Mr. Mathew Ahiwe made the observation in Umuahia to Starport reporter whileContinue Reading

armed forces day

Abia State Governor Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on Nigerians to always contribute to the always contribute the development of the nation and the world by working for the peace and mutual coexistence of peoples through swift and non-violent means of conflict resolution. The Governor stated his during the ceremonyContinue Reading

600 ABIANS BENEFIT FROM VICAR HOPE FOUNDATION

Non-Governmental Organization, Vicar Hope Foundation has disclosed that it has so far trained six hundred Abians have so far been trained under its Springboard Skill Acquisition Training and Empowerment Programme within a period spanning 2016 to 2019 The founder of the foundation and wife of the State governor Mrs. NkechiContinue Reading

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A social crusader prolific writer, Mr. Ugoriji Nwokocha has recommended a smooth relationship between the executive and legislative arms of the government, towards the realization of President Mohammadu Buhari’s socio-economic agenda for the nation. He also called for proper equipping of the Nigerian police force in order to tackle securityContinue Reading

CJN TANKO

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has expressed shock that the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Muhammad Tanko and the hierarchy of the Supreme Court have not reacted to the contemptuous prophecy by Enugu State based Catholic Priest, Fr. Ejike Mbaka.   The group claimedContinue Reading

self motivation

THE BEST MOTIVATION IS SELF MOTIVATION! “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” ~Zig Ziglar “The lizard that jumped from the high iroko tree said he would praise himself if no one else did.” ~Nigerian Proverb It does not matter whatContinue Reading

2019 ELECTION PETITIONS

The Supreme Court has set judgment for the Sokoto governorship election appeal to Monday, January 20, 2020. The apex court had suspended the hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Ahmed Aliyu, over the inability of the security operatives to control the crowdContinue Reading

  He‘ll go same way Ihedioha went, Douglas House can’t accommodate an Orlu man now. A seer, Prophet Chisom Ekwuonna has counseled supporters of the new Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma to cut shortheir celebration.   The Prophet said Uzodinma’s Governorship would be short-lived. According to him, he sawContinue Reading

NERC

The House of Representatives Committee on power has asked the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to suspend the planned increase in electricity tariff. The committee Chairman, Aliyu Magaji, gave the directive during a meeting with the minister of power and the NERC on the rationale behind the increase when the houseContinue Reading

Lagos State Task Force

There was a disruption of proceedings at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday when men of the Environmental Monitoring Task Force of the Lagos State Government stormed the court to tow away vehicles belonging to lawyers and litigants parked outside the court premises. Some lawyers were makingContinue Reading

FRANCE, EURO, WEST AFRICAN ECO AND THE FUTURE OF THE NAIRA

I believe Nigeria and any other interested nation which may have sent delegates everywhere to discuss how to put the Eco currency together for the purpose of integrating the West African economy, should be seeking redress-financial and otherwise-from France for the hijack of the idea. Whether we have a patentContinue Reading