CAN Accuses John Kerry of Fuelling Religious Divisions in Nigeria

Nigeria’s main Christian group has accused the US secretary of state of fuelling ethnic and religious divisions during his recent visit to the country. John Kerry had acted in a divisive and discriminatory way by visiting the Muslim north of the country, and meeting the Sultan of Sokoto and other northern leaders, the Christian Association…

CBN Suspends Nine Banks From FX Trading.

Nigeria’s central bank has suspended nine commercial banks from all foreign exchange transactions and operations after they failed to transfer $2.1bn (£1.6bn) of dividends from the state-owned gas company to the government, Reuters news agency reports. Last year, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the merger of state accounts into one single account at the central bank to reduce corruption. What…

Just To Encourage You|”You Can’t Want Your Way Into Success.”

To all my readers, devoted and visitors, this short post is to encourage you today. I do not want to imagine what you may be going through right now. The global economic situation is dire for a lot of people. As for those that aren’t specifically affected, there are other situations such as bad health,…

When A Nigerian DG, @DrJoeAbah Apologises For A Mistake, There Is Hope!

The Director-General (DG) of The Bureau Of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dr Joe Abah is fighting the corner on behalf of  Nigeria’s Federal Civil Servants.  His passion for his civil duties and his ability to mix it  and engage with Nigerians on Social media is rapidly gaining attention and credibility. He is not scared to say…

Boko Haram strikes again, 11 Dead near Chibok.

A Boko Haram attack on Kuburvwa village of Borno State has left at least 11 people dead. Residents of the agrarian community said they buried 11 corpses on Monday after the Sunday evening attack. Several women and girls living in the community, close to Chibok were over 200 girls were kidnapped in 2014, are also…

BBC|Nigerian Police ‘hunt for gay marriage organisers’.

Police are looking for two people accused of organising a gay marriage in the northern Nigerian city of Sokoto, a police spokesman has told the BBC.  The owner of the house where the alleged ceremony took place has been arrested but the main suspects are still at large, the spokesman added.  Homosexuality acts are illegal in Nigeria.  BBC

My Lessons From Rio Olympics…

Brazil was battered by the international press for its lack of preparedness of the Olympics. After 15 days, the international press, without an official apology looked up to ‘Jesus the Redemer’ and acknowledged the miracles of the Olympics. The stadia may not have been packed like London Olympics, they made up for it in other…

Reuben Abati| The Real Reasons Behind John Kerry’s Visit.

Essential elements of intelligence and the intelligence cycle in overseas relations include what is better described as “the cover story”. It is an old conundrum referring to the story that is put out to the public and sustained as a narrative to mask far more strategic interests in government-to- government relations. It is based on…

#SaveMayowa|Cancer Patient Mayowa Ahmed Dies. #RIPMayowa

Mayowa Ahmed, the ovarian cancer patient  with the campaign #SaveMayowa is dead. Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu had drawn nationwide attention to Mayowa after she solicited funds for her surgery and regularly visited her at the Lagos state University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba where she was admitted. An estimated N32m was donated in funds in an…

Rio Olympics: Nigeria wins Bronze, defeats Honduras 3-2.

Nigeria’s U-23 football team, the Dream Team this evening defeated Honduras 3-2 to win the bronze medal in the men’s football event at the Rio Olympic games. Samson Siasia’s side enjoyed a three-goal advantage shortly before the hour mark thanks to Sadiq Umar’s brace and Aminu Umar’s 49th-minute goal, but Honduras gave the African side…

Lagos Nigeria Is ‘Third Worst’ City To Live. Really?

Really? Don’t expect me to be patriotic for the sake of it. A majority of Nigerians will take to social media to defend Lagos without any concrete facts and figures to back their claim the report is exaggerated. The honest truth is Nigerians ‘love’ to talk, and write and engage in indefensible acts. There will…

CBN Intervenes To Boost Naira; Gains 5.2 Percent Against US Dollar.

The Naira rose 5.2 percent to 308 against the US dollar on Friday after the Central Bank of Nigeria intervenes to support the embattled currency at the interbank market. The local currency, which traded at 365.25 per dollar on Thursday, closed at 324 in the previous session. Since the Central Bank abandoned it is fixed…

VIDEO (Pastor Bakare)|“ Years of Wastage Finally Caught Up With Us. President Buhari has a good heart; he’ll bring the country out of the woods”

Pastor Tunde Bakare, General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly and former Vice presidential aspirant to President Buhari has appealed to  Nigerians to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari. After his visit to the President, Pastor Bakare had this to say; “It’s too early and just too soon to begin to judge. If there is anything…

Why Buhari Must Not Ignore, as Jonathan Cries Out About Assassination Attempt.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, whom I wasn’t particularly pleased with because of his lack of ability to sack blatant arrogant stalwarts he surrounded himself with is crying out about assassination attempts on his life. For whatever reasons that may not be privy to a lot of us, this is much more than politics.  The militant group,  Movement…

VIDEO: Japanese Billionaire Cash Promise to Nigerian Football Team in Rio.

Japanese billionaire promises ‘cash for gold’ to Nigerian football team in Rio set to reward them for winning bronze. Dr. Katsuya Takasu has been granted permission to donate the sum of US$390,000 to the Nigeria Under-23 football team, as a reward for their performance at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics. He made public his intention…

HILARIOUS. Ada Ogbonna Dares Buhari’s Minister, Names Dog LAI MOHAMMED.

Barely 72 hours after a trader, Joe Fortemose ‎Chinakwe’s detention at the police for naming his pet dog after President Muhammadu Buhari, a woman, has named her dog after the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed. The woman, who goes by the name, Ada Ogbonna, caused a massive stir on the social media after she posted a photo…

PHOTO: Have You Seen The Horrifying Statue of Donald Trump in Capitol Hill?

A statue of a certain veiny, mayonnaise-colored Republican presidential nominee is standing on the corner of 11th Avenue and Pike Street. A plaque at his feet reads: “The emperor has no balls.” The life-size figure is one of five statues created by anarchist art collective INDECLINE. Other figures have been installed in New York, Los…

John Kerry, US Secretary of State Visits Nigeria over Boko Haram Issues.

The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, is expected in Nigeria on Aug. 23 to discuss U.S. cooperation with Nigeria over Boko Haram, economy and human rights issues. A statement issued by the Information Office of the Embassy of the U.S. on Friday in Abuja, said Kerry would hold meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari and…

How Brexit Has Affected $3.7billion Annual Diaspora Remittances To Nigeria.

Britain’s decision to leave the EU is rippling through the global economy via an important but hidden channel: the money that migrant workers in the UK send home to Nigeria and other home countries. The World Bank estimates migrant workers sent back about $24.9bn last year, making Britain the fourth-largest source of remittances in the…

Arrested Nigerian Trader who named his dog ‘Buhari’ finally released.

The Police in Ogun State, yesterday, released unconditionally, the 30-year-old trader, Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, who was arrested last Saturday for naming his pet dog ‘Buhari’. The embattled trader, who was visibly angry after his three-day incarceration in a police cell, was let off the hook around 5pm on Tuesday after the intervention of both the…

Rio Olympics: Poem To Celebrate Controversial South African Athlete, Caster Semenya.

South Africa’s Caster Semenya will take to the tracks today in the most anticipated appearance in the women’s 800m qualification race. Controversy has dogged Semenya’s career since she underwent a gender test in 2009 and was found to have high levels of testosterone. In the lead up to the Rio Games opinion has been divided on whether she should be allowed…

Freed Chibok Girl Misses Militant Who Fathered Her Child.

The Chibok girl who escaped from the captivity of Nigeria’s notorious Boko Haram group says she misses the man – identified by the military as a militant Islamist – who is the father of her four-month-old baby, Reuters news agency reports. In her first interview since being rescued, Amina Ali, 21,  told Reuters: “I want him to know that I am still thinking about him. Just…

Shaunae Miller ‘DIVES’ To Win 400m Final in Thrilling Finish.

Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas won a dramatic gold medal in the women’s 400m final at the 2016 Rio Olympics. In a thrilling finish, Miller stumbled and then dived across the line as she edged out American world champion Allyson Felix to win in 49.44 seconds. Felix took silver in 49.51 seconds with Jamaica’s Shericka…

Joao Havelange, Ex-Fifa President Is Dead.

Former Fifa president Joao Havelange has died at the age of 100, it was announced today. Havelange, who was head of world football’s governing body from 1974 to 1998, is understood to have died at the Samaritano Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Brazilian is credited with helping transform football into a global money-making…

2 Leaders of Boko Haram at War. ISIS Releases Chilling Video of Bodies Blown Up.

The footage shows militants firing truck-mounted guns before a suicide bomber drives a vehicle laden with explosives into the distance. Islamic State has released a chilling video of its Nigerian jihadis carrying out a suicide bombing and showing off corpses amid a major power struggle in the terror group’s west African branch.  The footage, from the…

F1 legend Michael Schumacher ‘will recover’, says Ferrari boss.

Wonderful news! Michael Schumacher is responding to treatment and looks to be on the way to a recovery, according to Ferrari boss Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. The Formula One legend suffered a terrible skiing accident in 2013 and was placed in an induced coma for six months due to brain injuries. With conflicting reports constantly…

BEWARE OF FACEBOOK PROFILE CLONES. This is What You Must Do.

I thank my dear Uncle, Biodun Omole who posted this on his Facebook page. I have decided to further advertise this criminal act to increase awareness . All you need to do is to copy the information below and post on your facebook page. Why would I need two FaceBook accounts anyway, one is more…

Justin Bieber quits Instagram.

Why is this news? We are in the Social media era. Life is reflected through the lenses Facebook, Twitter and Instagram amongst other platforms. Social Media, like every tool, can be used for the good, the bad and the ugly. Justin has used it for many good, now the ugly and bad bits, he thought…

Northern Christians Split From CAN. Alleges Corruption, Lies, Manipulation.

Christians from the North under the auspices of the Concerned Christians of Nigeria, CCN, and the Northern Nigerian Christians, NCC, have reverted to the pre-Independence Northern Nigerian Christian Association, NNCA, in response to recent political happenings and “corruption” in the apex Christian body, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN. The election of Rev. Supo Ayokunle…