Tuesday 30 May 2017

Peter Okoye Misses His Wife, He Wants You To Know

P-Square half, Peter Okoye is currently in Douala, Cameroon and it’s apparent that the proud father and husband is really missing his family.

Davido’s Second Baby Mama, Amanda, Smoking Shisha & Partying Just Weeks After Delivery

Presumably, she’s been sober for nine months and she just couldn’t wait to get the feel of that “high life” – Davido‘s second baby mama, Amanda, has been spotted partying and smoking shisha just weeks after delivering her child for the singer.

Alleged $16.4m debt: Judge’s absence stalls hearing of suit against Stella Oduah

The absence of Justice Ayokunle Faji of a Federal High Court in Lagos Tuesday stalled the hearing of a suit filed by Sterling Bank Plc against Senator Stella Oduah and her firm, Sea Petroleum and Gas Company Limited over alleged $16.4million and N100.5 million debts.

The judge had at the last adjourned date fixed Tuesday for the hearing of all pending applications in the suit. Hearing of the matter has now been fixed for June 29.

Senate halts Port Harcourt refinery concession to Agip

The Senate has asked the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to halt its effort to concession the Port Harcourt refinery to Agip and Oando.

The handover was to allow for the repairs and the operation of the facility.

Manchester attacks: Justin Bieber, Coldplay, other stars to join Ariana Grande for gig

Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Katy Perry are among the stars who will join Ariana Grande at a tribute concert following the Manchester attack.

The concert will be held less than two weeks after 22 people were killed by a suicide attack as people left Grande’s show at Manchester Arena.

Whizkid, tha dazling African Music Star

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun better known by his stage name Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter born 16 July 1990.

Activities paralysed in South East as groups commemorate Biafra

Indigenous People of Biafra and Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra had declared May 30 a public holiday for their supporters to commemorate 50 years of the declaration of Biafra.

I am no where - Arsene Wenger, signs two-year contract

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has agreed a new two-year contract, extending his 21-year reign at the club.

Wenger and club owner Stan Kroenke met on Monday to determine the Frenchman’s future, with the decision relayed to directors at a Tuesday board meeting.

Arsenal are planning to make an official announcement on Wednesday.

External reserves drop by $494m in three weeks

Nigeria’s external reserves, which have been on a downward slide since May 5, 2017, fell to $30.5 billion on May 25, indicating a decline of $494 million in 21 days, data on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s website showed yesterday.

The reserves have been rising steadily since March 28, moving from $30.3 billion to $30.988 billion as at May 4.

FACTSHEET: What the Buhari administration has achieved in two years – Presidency

Growth in Agriculture and Solid Minerals:
The number of sub-sectors of the economy experiencing negative growth has almost halved; falling from 29 sub-sectors for the whole of 2016 to 16 in Q1 2017. Growth in manufacturing has returned to positive territory after five quarters of negative growth. It grew by 1.36% in Q1 2017 after falling to -7.0% in Q1 2016.

Tiger Woods Reveals the Strange Reason Why He Was Arrested for DUI

It really feels like things just can’t go smoothly for Tiger Woods. There was once a time when he could do no wrong, when he stood head and shoulders above the rest of the competition on the golf course.

He was considered synonymous with fame, success and prestige – and experts have called him one of the best golf players of all time, and one of the highest paid athletes of all time. Watching him play, it’s pretty hard to argue with that assessment. I can’t be the only kid in the the 90’s who bought a Tiger Woods golf game for the PlayStation, just because it had his name slapped on the cover.

Trump's communications director Mike Dubke resigns after three months in White House

US President Donald Trump's communications director, Mike Dubke, is set to leave after three months in his White House post, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday.

Council workers shut down Warri over unpaid salaries

For several hours, Warri and adjoining towns were literally paralyzed following protests by local government workers over non-payment of one year’s salary by the Delta state government.

Major roads and streets in the metropolis were taken over by aggrieved workers armed with placards pleading with governor Ifeanyi Okowa to pay their arrears.

Biafra: Residents of Aba, Owerri, Enugu comply with sit-at-home

Residents stayed indoors across major cities in south-east Nigeria as residents complied with a sit-at-home exercise called by pro-Biafran groups, with most businesses including banks, markets and motor parks under lock.

The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, had called for a sit-at-home today in the south-east to commemorate the declaration of Biafra by late Chukwuemeka Ojukwu some 50 years ago.

Biafra@50: Ojukwu Abadoned Struggle, Fled

Throwback photo of Ojukwu as he declared Independence of Biafra on May 30th,1967

As today marks the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Biafra War in Nigeria, this is a throwback photo of the leader of the breakaway Republic of Biafra, Colonel Odumegwu Emeka Ojukwu popularly known as 'Ikemba' reading a speech as he declared the independence of Biafra on May 30th, 1967.

You can now own houses with N30,000 – Osinbajo to Nigerians

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says under the N100 billion social housing scheme of the present administration, anyone who can afford N30,000 will be able to own a house.

He said this at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday at an event tagged “A Smile for Every Nigerian” organised to commemorate the administration’s second anniversary.

Residents of collapsed Lagos building ignored vacation orders – Official

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, said occupants of the three-storey building which collapsed on Monday in Lagos failed to heed its repeated warnings to vacate the house.

LASBCA Acting General Manager, Oyewale Joseph, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos that the building collapsed due to weak foundation and use of substandard materials.

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