Tuesday 2 May 2017

Buhari to invite Anthony Joshua to Nigeria

The Federal Government says it will soon invite Anthony Joshua, the newly-crowned unified World heavyweight boxing champion, to the country.

Tiwa Savage signs on as Rotary celebrity ambassador for polio eradication

Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage is the newest face to join Rotary’s (www.Rotary.org) ‘This Close’ public awareness campaign for polio eradication. A paralyzing and life altering disease, polio is on the verge of becoming the second human disease ever to be eliminated worldwide after smallpox.

Buhari Resumes, Receives Briefings From NNPC Boss, Attorney-General

After days of absence, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to work, holding separate meetings with the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami and the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikati Baru.

Spotlight on the 5th Edition of the Nollywood Week Festival – 2017

The Nollywood Week Festival (www.NollywoodWeek.com) returns to the cinema L'Arlequin in Paris for its 5th edition from Thursday May 11 to Sunday May 14, 2017.

EFCC not involved in our probe of Emir Sanusi — Kano anti-corruption body

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission says the EFCC is not involved in the ongoing investigation of the Kano Emirate Council over alleged misappropriation of N6 billion.

Whistleblower gets more than half-million dollars for exposing misconduct in own company

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday announced that a company insider has earned a whistleblower award of more than $500,000 for reporting information that prompted a SEC investigation into well-hidden misconduct that resulted in a SEC enforcement action.

Microsoft's Surface Laptop arrives on June 15th for $999

If you like the Surface Laptop and its combination of portability with upscale design, you can do something about it very quickly. Microsoft is taking pre-orders for the Surface Laptop today ahead of its release on June 15th. Prices start at a relatively reasonable $999 for a platinum-colored model, although you definitely won't get a monster machine for the money: that base machine includes a Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM (really, in 2017?) and a 128GB solid-state drive. You're clearly paying for the 13.5-inch touchscreen more than you are the underlying performance.

Samsung DeX review: the closest thing we have to using our phones as PCs

Perhaps you’ve heard this idea before: can a single device work as both your mobile phone and your desktop or laptop computer? If you have, and you’ve used the many prior attempts at it, you’ve probably been disappointed. A lot of companies, from Palm to Motorola and even Microsoft, have tried this idea, yet none have succeeded; we’re still all carrying around phones and laptops instead of just one, do-everything device.

Breaking: Oba of Lagos palace on fire!

Reports going viral has it that the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu is currently on fire.
The monarch is said to have been taken to a safe place.

Africa Fashion Week Nigeria Pulls Record Breaking Model Casting Call

The Model casting call for the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2017 would go down in history as one of the biggest of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa. As early as 8 am on Friday 27 April, hundreds of aspiring models for the AFWN had already gathered in groups with their agents. It was a massive turnout which provoked discussions among those present at the Women Society Skill Centre, Lekki, venue of the casting.

Lawyer urges Senate to swear in Osinbajo as acting president

A Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has urged the Nigerian Senate to declare the office of the president vacant and constitute a medical panel of experts to examine the health status of Muhammadu Buhari in order to determine if he can still continue to function in office.

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