Friday, 20 January 2017

THE END OF AN ERA: Obama Presidency Ends - A Tribute

WASHINGTON ― When I first met Barack Obama, in January 2005, he had just arrived in the U.S. Senate. He was 43 years old, but looked 33. A Sinatra-like black suit hung loosely over his lanky frame, and he flashed an enormous smile that lit up the Capitol hallways.
He had “president” written all over him and everyone in the place knew it, most of all ― and quite evidently ― Obama himself. He was a class act, and he knew that, too, and was determined to maintain his dignity. That sounds like a small thing but it was and is not, in a society full of noise, stupidity and accusation.
His had risen fast, but not via lots of elections or by passing lots of legislation, or detailed agendas

Bobrisky puts on makeup and still looks better than you - Kemi Olunloyo slams Angela Okorie

Few days ago, Angela Okorie made an Instagram post that pointed to Bobrisky. Well, Kemi Olunloyo who just referred to him as her son has come for her! Read whats she wrote below...

"#HNNWomen Can u imagine this nonentity #Nollywood wannabe Angela Okorie starting this 2017 cussing up my son @bobrisky222. Iru nonsense wo ni yi? Girl, he puts on makeup for us on Instagram and still looks better than you Angela. Thunder will

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How I have kept my marriage going for 10 years – Darey

Award winning R&B singer Dare Art Alade and his wife Deola Ayeni Art-Alade have been married for 10 years. In an industry where marriages crash per-minute, we thought to ask him the secret to his successful union that’s already blessed with two kids.

‘By just taking things easy, it’s the grace of God. Also, spending time with your family, it is important to realize what is important to you, put your family first. You have to protect your family and you keep answers to such questions very short. You don’t want to say too much, saying too much is unnecessary. It’s really nobody’s business. The tongue and

Kenya, Rwanda ban poultry from Uganda over bird flu outbreak

Kenyan and Rwandan authorities on Wednesday said they have banned poultry products from neighbouring Uganda, where a virulent H5 strain of avian flu has broken out.
On Sunday, January 15, 2017,  Uganda's agriculture ministry announced that it had detected avian flu among migratory birds, saying that it had since spread to a few domestic birds, a statement which led to Kenya and Uganda boycotting from poultry import from the neighboring country.
In a separate statement released by both countries, Kenya's agriculture cabinet secretary,  Willy Bett said: 'The government banned the importation of poultry and poultry products from Uganda with

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Why would they ask anyone that kind of question?

Bus crash kills 15 students in India

Authorities in norther India say at least 15 children died and 30 were injured when a school bus collided with a truck Thursday.
"Some children are in critical condition, so casualties could rise," said Parashuram Singh, the deputy superintendent of police in the state of Uttar Pradesh's Etah district.
The school bus was carrying around 60 junior high school students. An initial investigation indicates the truck was speeding in dense fog, which likely caused the accident, the deputy said. Etah district administration had ordered all schools in the district to remain closed until January 20 due to cold

The Trumps at the Trump Inaugural concert (PHOTOS)

Donald Trump and all his family members including his ex-wives, Ivana Trump (Don Jr., Ivanka and Eric Trump's mum) and Marla Maples (Tiffany Trump's mum) flew into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamoring for change.

Governor Ortom appeals to the people of Agatu to forgive and allow Fulani herdsmen return

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has appealed to the people of Agatu to give peace a chance and cohabit with indigenous Fulani herdsmen as brothers, as was the case in the past. Ortom made the appeal on Wednesday, during a visit with his Nassarawa State counterpart, Tanko Umaru Al-Makura, to Agatu local government area with their security councils in effort to implement peace initiatives that would ensure the security of lives and property in the area.
The governors spoke at Obagaji, headquarters of the council, during a peace meeting initiated by the two state governments to find a lasting solution to the crisis in the area. In his address, Governor Ortom lamented what he described as the massive and unprecedented destruction of Agatu and

Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo extradited to the US

US officials have confirmed that notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the US to face life in a US prison, on drug trafficking and smuggling charges in the country. The Mexican government made the announcement on Thursday.
The leader of the Sinaloa cartel was facing two extradition requests - one from California and another from Texas for smuggling vast amounts of drugs into the country. Last year he was moved to a prison in Ciudad Juarez, which is across the border from El Paso in Texas, but authorities at the time denied

Floyd Mayweather takes shots at Conor McGregor for asking for $25m to fight him

Oh my! Boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather who is worth $650 million made a comparison between his net worth and UFC Lightweight Champion, Conor McGregor's net worth which is $2.5 million and told him that he wasn't 'big boy' enough to be paid $25million to fight him. Read what he said below...

Hours after arrest, Police release Premium Times Publisher and journalist on bail

Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of Premium Times and  judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu who were arrested at around 5:00 p.m Thursday evening, have been released. They were released on bail and instructed to report at the FCT Police Command Headquarters by 8:00 a.m. Friday morning.
The journalists were arrested after several plain-clothed officers raided PREMIUM TIMES office.

The newspaper’s managing editor, Idris Akinbajo, hailed the “overwhelming” support from Nigerians and readers around the world. He said the paper would release a full statement after the journalists

South Africa to include driving lessons in school curriculum

In a bid to reduce the overwhelming accident rate in South Africa, the Road Traffic Infringement Agency and the Department of Basic Education have announced that driving lessons will soon be included in the SA school curriculum. This comes after 1714 deaths were recorded over the 2016/17 festive season from SA roads.
According to Buzz SA, the two departments will extend driving lessons into high school curriculum and the Soshanguve East Secondary School to guard them on driving.

Speaking of the plan to include driving lessons to the school curriculum, the Minister of

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Barrow’s Spokesman Says Jammeh Will Not Be Prosecuted For Alleged Crimes Committed Since He Took Power In A Bloodless Coup In 1994

The spokesman for Adama Barrow, Halifa Sallah has told the BBC's Newshour radio programme that The Gambia will be in a "state of war" if Yahya Jammeh refuses to give up power.

While urging Mr Jammeh to leave office, Sallah said he will not be prosecuted for alleged crimes committed since he took power in a bloodless coup in 1994. He urged him to step down so as not to