Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Barrack and Michelle Obama on the cover of People magazine.

The outgoing President of America, Barrack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama are on the cover People Magazine where they talked about their life together and their last days in the White House

Stop Making Expensive Demands from me, Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday asked Nigerian elite to stop making what he called expensive demands from his administration because things would no longer be done in the old way. He warned them to stop insisting that things should be done the old way which impoverished the nation.

Why I Rejected Bill Gates’ Job Offer – Nigerian Young Entrepreneur, Chris Kwekowe

Chris Kwekowe, a young Nigerian entrepreneur reportedly turn down a job offer be a software engineer at Microsoft, owned by the richest man in the world, Bill Gates to begin his own start-up in Lagos. The twenty-three years old Lagos university graduate proudly revealed this to Bill Gates during a television interview for Africa’s brightest young entrepreneurs in August 2016.

He said he did so to build up his own website called Slatecube– a website aimed at curbing Nigeria`s unemployment problem. “When I told him, Gates was intrigued and he smiled. After the programme, all the directors were like, ‘Dude, you mean you actually turned down a job at Microsoft and had the guts to tell Bill Gates?’”

According to reports, a survey of 90,000 young Nigerians which was done in January 2016 discovered that 45% of college graduates didn’t have jobs with key reason on lack of professional skills such as: critical thinking, entrepreneurship, and decision-making.

He noted that Slatecube seeks to solve that problem by nurturing the graduates through digital internships and so far, Slatecube has an 80% employment rate for its users.

Apple Music hits 20 million paying subscribers

Apple Music is continuing to pick up subscribers at a strong pace, as the company confirms to Billboard that the streaming service has crossed the milestone of 20 million paying subscribers.
Apple said it had 17 million subscribers three months ago, 13 million in April, and 11 million in February. Spotify is still significantly ahead with over 40 million users, but Apple Music has only been available for a year and a half.

Nigerian Man Jailed 27Years In Cambodia For Drugs.

Precious Chineme Nwoko, 25, has had his hope for reprieve dashed. Nwoko, also known as Precious Max and linked with several Australian women arrested for being his mules, was sentenced to 27 years imprisonment in 2014. .

His hope for reprieve was dashed by a Cambodian appeals court on Tuesday. The court upheld his prison term. The court also upheld the prison terms slammed on Australian, Ann Yoshe Taylor, 43. The duo were all convicted for trying to smuggle heroin to Australia.

Buratai declares insurgency war won

The insurgency war in the North East geo-political zone has been won by the country, according to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai. He made the declaration yesterday in a speech at a conference on security challenges organised by the Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, noting that recent happenings were a rumbling of a dying group.

African youth meet in London to harness continent’s opportunities

Youth across the continent of Africa recently met at the University Women’s Club in Mayfair, London to discuss the opportunities, potentials and future of the continent at the African Youth Gala, 2016. The event was organised by the African Youth Initiative, an organization founded by Adebola, the son of a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, and his counterpart, Ife Tokan.

It can’t be business as usual again in Nigeria – Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned the country’s leaders against adopting the ‘old way’ of doing things to move the nation forward. The President spoke yesterday in Dakar, Senegal, at a meeting with a group of Nigerians in the Diaspora, at the third Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa.

NUJ sues DSS over detention of journalist, demands N5m compensation

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kogi State Council has dragged the Department of State Services to a Federal High Court, Lokoja over unlawful arrest and continued detention of its member, Friday Ogungbemi.

“If you cooperate, we will not kill, but if you fail to cooperate, blood will flow.”

Some suspected armed robbers have written some Lagos residents urging them to prepare to the pay season’s dues due to them on a date not mentioned. Residents of Joseph Harrison Estate, Yaba area of Lagos State got the letter from the bandits on Wednesday notifying them of their impending attack to collect their “dues” for the festive season.

You can’t kill people and say ‘Allahu Akbar’ – Buhari blasts terrorists

President Muhammadu Buhari has told terrorists that “you can’t kill people and say Allahu Akbar” insisting that the end of Boko Haram terrorists was in sight. The President gave the assurance in Dakar, Senegal, at the meeting of a Panel of Heads of States at the 3rd Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa.

Corps member Ifedolapo died of kidney infections.

Oladepo Ifedapo Rachael, a corps member of the 2016 Batch ‘B’ died at the Kano orientation camp of renal sepsis occasioned by urinary tract infection, according to the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Suleiman Kazaure.

Soldiers, policemen arrested for raping internally displaced persons

Three soldiers, two policemen and a prison official have been arrested for allegedly raping Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East. Arrested alongside the soldiers and policemen for the same offence were one prison official, a member of staff, Borno Ministry of Agriculture and two members of the Civilian Joint Task Force, Borno State.

Lady Gaga wears $1m hat at fashion show

Lady Gaga is no stranger to pushing fashion boundaries, and her latest choice would appear to have a hefty price tag to match. The singer recently wore a hat estimated to be worth $1 million.

Gaga performed at the 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris, which aired last night, and she wore an eye-catching black ensemble as she treated the audience and viewers at home to hits from her latest album Joanne.

After Trump row, China urges US to bar Taiwan leader

China has urged Washington to block Taiwan’s president from passing through the US, after reports said she may stop in New York for talks with Donald Trump’s team, following a protocol-smashing phone call between the pair. The president-elect broke with decades of precedent last week to accept a congratulatory phone call from Tsai, angering Beijing which regards the island as a rogue province awaiting unification.

I will not be Atiku’s running mate in 2019 – Okonjo-Iweala.

Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has distanced herself from the Atiku Abubakar/Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala campaign posters, which showed up on social media sites.
The former Minister of Finance stated that she had nothing to do with them and insisted she had not spoken to anyone about running for the 2019 Presidential Election.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Something EVERY PARENT Should Know!

We all know that excessively sugary foods are bad for our health, and it’s not just because of weight gain. Foods that are high in sugar like soda, candy, syrup and even some cereals are extremely damaging to our teeth. It’s become such a problem that paediatric dentists are worried about the sugary diets of children which are causing record breaking levels of tooth decay.
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MMM Network To Be Shut Down On The 14th Of December.

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Be patient, Buhari will take us out of recession – Osinbajo begs Nigerians.

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed optimism that Nigerians will come out of the current recession happily. Speaking during a Town Hall meeting in Kano on Monday, the Vice President said Nigerians need a man in the pedigree of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Disney’s ‘Moana’ dominates North American box office again.

The animated sea-faring musical adventure “Moana” charted a winning course for its second straight weekend, topping the North American box office with an estimated $28.4 million, an industry group said Sunday. The Disney film about a brave Polynesian teenage girl on a risky mission to save her people has raked in a total of $120 million since its opening on Thanksgiving Day, Exhibitor Relations said.