Saturday 7 February 2015

Official: INEC Postponed Elections Dates for Both Presidential and Governorship (SEE DETAILS)

The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) has officially announce the postponement of the initial schedules dates release for the 2015 Elections. This was made know to the public via a telecast where INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega gave the new dates for the conduction of the elections as follows:

Presidential Elections will now hold on March 28th, 2015 while Governorship & House of Reps will hold on April 11th, 2015.

Congratulations! Alaafin of Oyo's youngest wife Goes To School

The youngest wife of Alaafin of Oyo, Ayaba Badirat Adeyemi recently got admission into school and the thought that she go admission arouse HRH and a party was deem fit for her. She was thrown a party and here are some pictures.

Exclusive Photos of the 14th of Emir of Kano Coronation, Muhammad Sanusi

The conferment of Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has just been made officially as the 14th Emir of Kano under the Fulani Dynasty. He has been presented with his staff of office by the king makers of the Emirate council signifying the official beginning of his time as the Emir of Kano.

Present at the event are General Muhammadu Buhari, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, General Abdulrahman Dambazau, Father Mathew Kuka, Speaker Aminu Tambuwal, Sultan of Sokoto, Emir of Dutse, Governors Ibrahim Gaidam, Kashim Shettima, Babangida Aliyu, Rabiu Kwankwaso amongst many other invited guests. Checkout some beautiful pictures from the event ...

Checkout This Throwback Pics of @Iam_Davido @Wizkidayo, @Iceprincezamani

This is posted by OBO himself Davido. Looking at the picture all I can remember is S.U.R.U.L.E.R.E

Patrick Pascal urges Super Eagles to Call on Iheanacho, Awoniyi

Patrick Pascal believes the Super Eagles will be stronger with the introduction of 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup winners Kelechi Iheanacho and Taiwo Awoniyi to the squad.

Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, which ends in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, after their poor start to the qualifiers ended in a 2-2 home draw against South Africa on the last day (in Uyo on November 19, 2014 – to finish outside Group A two automatic qualification spots on eight points. South Africa and Congo qualified from the group.

Eedris Abdulkareem: "Timaya, Kcee are my boys I showed them how to be succesful"

Ok this is not a lash on the face of Timaya or Kcee, I believe Eedris is trying to state that they both actually worked under him. So Eedris Abdulkareem has revealed he is behind the success of artistes like Timaya and Kcee.In an interview with the Sun, when asked on artistes he is collaborating with on his new album Spirit of Naira, he said

MUST READ! How we Fought Boko Haram in Baga – Civilian JTF Member

A member of Civilian JTF Bande Kaskas from Baga in Borno State tells how he escaped his hometown during a vicious raid by Boko Haram that killed hundreds. He is now in a displacement camp in Maiduguri, the state capital. He talks about living in fear for the past few years, what people are doing to get people into Chad, how he and his group fight Boko Haram, and gave his point of view of what happened on the day of the massacre. He also talked about what life is like in the camps and the need for education and healthcare. He also expressed his willingness to vote in Nigeria’s upcoming elections. Continue Reading ...

Osheee! @Iam_Dbanj acquires a New "Custom Made Jet on The Road"

The Koko Master who just concluded a successful 10th Year Anniversary in the Industry with star guess Amber Rose want us to see his new collection which he calls "Jet on The Road". From the look its really jet on the road. I first thought it was a private jet, but I had to look again ... See message below and another pic

Report says about 109 Boko Haram fighters killed in Niger

Boko Haram launched its first major attack in Niger on Friday, triggering a forceful response from regional troops who claimed to have killed more than a hundred of the Islamists.

The clashes in Bosso and Diffa, along the border with Nigeria, marked yet another expansion of violence attributed to Boko Haram, but it seemed to have come at a heavy cost.

Niger’s defence minister reported that 109 of the Islamists were killed, along with four soldiers and a civilian. Seventeen other troops were wounded.

Cristiano Ronaldo Returns for Crucial Madrid Derby Match

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo returns for a Real Madrid side otherwise stricken by injuries and suspensions as they look to beat Atletico Madrid for the first time in six meetings this season on Saturday, AFP reports.

Ronaldo completed his two-game ban for kicking out at Cordoba defender Edimar as the European champions sneaked past Sevilla to open up a four-point lead over Barcelona at the top of the table on Wednesday.

Markets Shutdown as Lagos State Government ensure PVC Collection

The Lagos State government has ordered the closure of all markets in the state today, to enable market men and women to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).

The order followed Friday’s public holiday, which was aimed at ensuring workers in the state obtain their PVCs in time for the first round of elections on Feb. 14.

The state government had also appealed to the private sector in the state to grant their workers half day on Friday to enable them collect their voters’ card. However, only a few private establishments granted the request. The collection of the PVCs ends tomorrow.

Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Yusuf Alli says Nigeria should help Okagbare win Olympic Gold

Nigeria 1990 Commonwealth Games gold medalist in long jump Yussuf Alli who holds national record in the sport was in this interview with ALLWELL OKPI, the retired athlete speaks about Nigerian athletics and Commonwealth Games record holder Blessing Okagbare

The All Africa Games will hold this year and the Olympics next year. Is Nigeria prepared for these competitions?

Report: DSS arrests Bayelsa Ex-governor Timipre Sylva

Operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday arrested a former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva over unknown offences.

He was said to have been whisked away by DSS personnel to an unknown location.

But when contacted, the Deputy Director, DSS, Public Relations, Marilyn Ogar, denied knowledge of the incident.

“Why would he (Sylva) be picked up? I am in the office, I don’t have such information with me,” she said.

President GEJ urges peaceful polls as visits Redemption Camp

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to pray for the peaceful conduct of the general elections.

He said this when he visited the monthly Holy Ghost Service of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at the Redemption Camp, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday.

Stating that he did not intend to campaign in the church service, he said, “Firstly, let me sincerely thank all of you for the good work you have been doing for our country. I have attended services in some of the branches of this church before.

SO SAD! Man Forced to Choose Between Wife and Newborn Son With Down Syndrome

Have you ever been in a position to choose between two important things in your life? Now this is quite different because it involves life, choosing between your wife and your child is something no one will ever wish for. For Samuel Forrest, the birth of his son meant the end of his marriage. According to ABC News, Forrest and his wife welcomed a baby boy last month, at which point they discovered that little Leo had Down syndrome. That made no difference to Forrest -- but his wife was another story.

"They took me in [to] see him and I looked at this guy and I said, 'He's beautiful -- he's perfect and I'm absolutely keeping him,'" Forrest told ABC of his son, who was born in Armenia.

#AFCON2015: Ivory Coast, Ghana set for AFCON final Clash

Ghana will be out to end their 33-year wait for a fifth continental title when they face Ivory Coast in the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Bata, Equatorial Guinea on Sunday.

The Black Stars defeated hosts Equatorial Guinea 3-0 in Thursday’s semifinal, which was marred by crowd violence to set up a dream final against Ivory Coast. The Elephants beat DR Congo 3-1 in the first semifinal on Wednesday to secure a place in the final for the third time in the last nine years.

Ghana won the tournament in 1963, 1965, 1978, 1982, while Ivory Coast have won the title only once – in Senegal in 1992 – incidentally at the Blacks Stars’ expense.