Senate Passes bill to Establish “Nigerian Peace Corps”

Senate-FloorThe Senate on Thursday passed the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill which seeks to empower, develop and provide gainful employment for youths.

The Bill, which was sponsored by Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC-Borno), was first read at plenary on March 10, 2016 and scaled second reading.

It seeks to facilitate peace volunteerism, community service, neighbourhood watch and nation building. Continue reading

Tips For Choosing A Washing Machine

jj1A washing machine is one of the greatest and most helpful household inventions of the last century. Keeping clothes and all kinds of textile goods fresh and clean has never been easier than with the help of a washing machine. Buying the right kind of a washing machine, the one that matches your needs and budgets, can be tricky due to the variety of machines on the market. However, with our tips you’re guaranteed to make a smart choice! Continue reading

Rihanna, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande and More Win at the 2016 AMAs

Rihanna Beyonce Ariana Grande 2016 American Music Awards AMAs

The winners of the 44th Annual American Music Awards were revealed last night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Rihanna wins big this year by taking home the Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Album awards for the Soul/R&B category, while Beyoncé is crowned winner for Tour of the Year with her hugely successful Formation world tour. Other winners include Ariana Grande, who was awarded Artist of the Year; Selena Gomez, who won Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist, and Drake, who received the honor of Favorite Aritst, Favorite Song and Favorite Album for the Rap/Hip-Hop category. Continue reading

Public University Students can’t Speak English like the Head Boy of my Secondary School – Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has compared students of Nigerian public universities and students of the secondary school he founded in Yola –American University of Nigeria Academy.

According to The Guardian, he made this known while delivering an address during his birthday celebration organised by the management of the university. Continue reading

Nike Launches Women’s Only Pop-Up Store at Nordstrom Chicago

Nike Nordstrom Womens Only Pop Up Store Chicago

Nike  has recently teamed up with Nordstrom to launch a new pop-up store at the retailer’s Chicago location. In addition to a selection of women’s sportswear pieces and its “Beautiful x Powerful” collection, Swoosh’s temporary shop also carries a limited-edition Air Max 90 featuring laser-etched graphics. Only 50 pairs of the exclusive shoe will become available at the pop-up beginning November 19. Continue reading

Here’s the Official Store List for the adidas Originals YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 “RED,” “GREEN” and “COPPER”

adidas Originals YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Official Store List

After receiving a closer look at the highly-anticipated model, adidas Originals has now revealed the official store list for Kanye West’s brand new YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 silhouette. There will be a total of three new iterations included in the drop, spanning “RED,” “GREEN,” and “COPPER” color schemes. All pairs possess a tonal black Primeknit upper, the signature ‘SPLY-350’ stripe as well as The Three Stripes’ groundbreaking BOOST technology. Continue reading

2 Chainz Releases New Dabbin’ Santa Collection In Time for The Holidays

2 Chainz 2016 Dabbin' Santa Jumpers In Black Red Green White

2 Chainz’s Dabbin’ Santa range has returned, this time with some new additions for the holiday season. The original Dabbin’ Santa is back, while those who want to upgrade their Santa Dances can choose the “Hit Em” Santa, “Sauce” Santa or the “Ju Ju” Santa, based off the “TZ Anthem (Juju on That Beat)”. There’s also long-sleeve tees, joggers and baseball caps. Continue reading

2 Suicide Bombers Detonate Explosives Killing 6 in Maiduguri

female_suicide_bombervestThe Borno Police Command on Friday confirmed two more explosions after a separate suspected suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno state.

Damian Chukwu the Commissioner of Police in the state, made the confirmation while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri. Continue reading

Do You Know Tesla Made More Money This Quarter Than All U.S. Oil Companies Made Last Year


Signs of the times. This past quarter, Elon Musk’s Tesla company made a profit of $22 million, while the entire U.S. oil industry lost a total of $67 billion last year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. This is in part due to the global oil prices falling, as well as humanity’s awakening push for clean, renewable energy.

According to the Renewable Energy Institute, the price efficiency of solar technology will be better than fossil fuel by 2025 and will continue to get cheaper and cheaper until that time. Continue reading

60% of Boko Haram members are not Nigerians- Chief of Army Staff says

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, yesterday said judging by the current activities of the Boko Haram terrorists, it has been proven that 60 per cent of the insurgents are not Nigerians. Buratai said this when he received the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, at the headquarters of the Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole, at the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri, Borno state. Continue reading

Nigerian doctor, Bennet Omalu, who discovered CTE in NFL players gets American Medical Association highest honor

Dr. Bennet Omalu, the Nigerian forensic neuropathologist who first discovered Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in an NFL player in 2002, has been honoured with the American Medical Association (AMA) Distinguished Service Award during the opening session of the 2016 AMA Interim Meeting in Orlanda, Fla. on Saturday, November 12th.

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Governor Fayose Celebrates 56th Birthday with Physically Challenged

governor-fayose-56th-birthday-with-physically-challenged3Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti on Tuesday said persons with one disability or the other in the state, especially the literate ones are henceforth to enjoy priority attention by government.

The governor, who spoke at a ceremony to mark his 56th birthday at the Government House ground in Ado Ekiti, said he deliberately chose to mark the day with the disabled from across the 16 local governments because of his passion for the downtrodden. Continue reading

Another Nigerian Lieutenant Colonel ambushed, killed by Boko Haram

Barely a week after a gallant soldier, Lt. Col Muhammed Abu-Ali was killed by Boko Haram members in Mallam Fatori, Borno state, the sect members yesterday ambushed and killed another Lieutenant Colonel, B.U. Umar, the commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army. Continue reading

Plateau State to spend N600m on Local Government poll

Plateau to spend N600m on LG poll
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State

The Plateau State government will spend about N600 million to conduct local government election.
Barrister Yusuf Gambo Hawaja, the Deputy Chief of Staff to the governor of the state, Barrister Simon Lalong, revealed the amount of money over the weekend during a reception organized for those who defected from the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jos.

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Nigeria may face Famine by January 2017 following “mindless export of Nigerian grains” – Presidency

Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in an interview with Pyramid Radio in Kano, has said that aggressive exportation of grains may lead to famine in the country starting from January 2017, Continue reading

See Why Nigerians Don’t Celebrate Halloween

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When you haven’t finished feeding your family or buying christmas clothes, then you now have to buy halloween clothes and food, We Can’t Have It! lol.

And even though some of you have started going for Halloween parties, the Halloween spirit has refused to spread across Nigeria and Africa generally. Continue reading