Wednesday 30 November 2016

Lol! Between Grandma and #MannequinChallenge

Mannequin challenge has become one of the trending events on social media right now and a lot of people has keyed into it by uploading their videos online.

Well, this is one funny one and you just have to watch it to the end to enjoy it. Watch below:

Research says going to bed angry makes it worse

A good night’s sleep may reinforce negative memories in the brain, researchers said on Tuesday, lending scientific credence to the time-worn caution against going to bed angry.

Slipping into slumber while holding on to a freshly-formed bad memory engraves it in the brain, making it harder to shake off later, a team from China and the United States reported in the journal Nature Communications.

Ebonyi State begins seizure of foreign rice

The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has set up a taskforce to move into various markets and confiscate foreign rice.

Umahi announced the setting up of the committee on Monday in Abakaliki, the state capital, during a ceremony to commence the construction of an ultra modern Kpirikpiri market in the capital city.

Obanikoro returns N134m to EFCC, vows to repay N450m in 2017

A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, on Monday returned N30m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. This brings the total amount of money he has returned to the EFCC to N134m.

A source at the EFCC said, “Obanikoro came on Monday and presented a draft of about N30m. Initially we did not want to collect it because it is small compared to what he is supposed to have given us. However, the legal department advised us to collect it.”

Obanikoro had in October returned N104m to the commission. The ex-minister, who returned to Nigeria last month after spending about 15 months in the United States, was accused of receiving N4.7bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser under the leadership of Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).

PDP CRISIS: Makarfi, Sheriff issue jail threats against each other

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders were still tearing at one another yesterday.

The two factions of the leading opposition party threatened imprisonment against each other for laying claims to the leadership of the troubled former ruling party.

The Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee said it would send Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff to prison for parading himself as the party’s National Chairman.

The Sheriff faction replied that it had enough evidence to sue the Makarfi faction’s members for alleged contempt of court.

Another social crisis looms after Boko Haram - Buhari warns

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday raised the alarm that another social crisis looms in the country if the two million Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram sect currently in refugee camps were not properly resettled.

According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke at a meeting he had with the world leader of the Tijjaniya Islamic Movement, Sheikh Sharif Ibn Mohammad, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He was said to have lamented the destruction of public institutions in the North-East by Boko Haram terrorists.

50kg bag of rice now N8,000 in Ebonyi, CBN says

Central Bank of Nigeria Tuesday in Yenagoa said that a 50 kg bag of Nigeria rice is selling in Ebonyi for N8,000. This was disclosed by the Acting Director, Corporate Communication, CBN, Mr Isaac Okoroafor, in Bayelsa State.

Speaking at a sensitization workshop for the CBN Anchor programme for farmers, he said: “We should eat Nigerian rice provided for by the CBN Anchor Programme; 50 Kg of local rice is now N8, 000 in Ebonyi. 

Already, the Abia Government has ordered rice from Ebonyi for Christmas,”. He said that the Anchor Borrowers Programme for the promotion of Agriculture has set the country to begin exportation of rice by 2017.

Federal Government pegs girls’ marriage age at 18

To end the prevalence of child marriage especially in the North, the Federal Government has pegged marriage age for girls at 18.

Marrying off girls below the age will now be frowned at by the government, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday.

Osinbajo gave the directive yesterday at the launch of a strategy document and campaign by the government against child marriage in Abuja.

Jeez! Newborn baby found dumped in a stream (Graphic Photos)

According to a Facebook user, Song Mudoh, the newborn was found dumped in a stream. His posts seem to indicate that he is from Cameroon. What he wrote below:

Photos: Solemn Brazillian players who were not part of ill-fated plane crash in Colombia

These are photos of the Brazilian players who didn't travel with the rest of the team that crashed in Colombia. The players were due to play today.

Actress Joke Silva slay in Agbada outfit

Veteran actress, Joke Silva stepped out in this lovely Agbada.

Enugu State | Police commences investigation into the suicide of final year UNN student, Tobechukwu Okeke

The Enugu State Police Command has launched full scale investigation into the suicide of a student of University of Nigeria Nsukka. The victim identified as Tobechukwu Okeke, a final year student of Agricultural Economics Department from Awgu in Enugu state, was found last Sunday hanging with a rope tied to his neck on the ceiling fan hook.

Tiwa Savage step out with her son, Jamal

Jamal is so cute and as always Tiwa Savage gorgeous in that outfit!

Reason WHY NCC asked big operators to raise data tariffs

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) approved a new “floor plan”, or minimum pricing, for data services by mobile operators “to address market distortions, unhealthy price wars and value erosion that could threaten the going concern of the service providers”, according to reports from TheCable.

In a letter to the big operators, the commission had directed that the floor plan for data should be 0.90k/MB effective December 1, 2016 “pending the finalisation of the study on the determination of cost-based pricing for retail broadband and data services in Nigeria”.

Super Falcons Beat South Africa 1-0 to qualify for AWCON Finals

Nigeria's Super Falcons defeated their South Africa counterpart 1-0 to qualify for finals at the ongoing Women’s African Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Cameroon.

Nigeria’s Desire Oparanozie put a goal past South Africa keeper in the 54th minute. Super Falcons will play Cameroon in the finals on Saturday.

Watch victory celebration below:

President Buhari Allegedly Cancels Zahra’s Wedding (Read Details)

There are currently unconfirmed reports making rounds that President Buhari has canceled the wedding of his daughter Zahra to Ahmed Idimi.

Read below as reported by Daily Correspondents

The wedding ceremony of Zahra, daughter of Nigeria’s president Buhari to son of billionaire businessman, Mohammed Indimi, which was scheduled for December 4, 2016, has been put on hold indefinitely, Daily Correspondents can authoritatively reveal. 

This is Evil! Watch viral video of Cameroonian Police maltreating it citizen

A secretly filmed video of Cameroonian police maltreating it citizen is currently trending online. From the video, you could see some set of Police officers ordering some persons (both male and female) to swim in a dirty mud.

The video was posted by Facebook user Jeanette Morgan, watch below:

Nigerians go berserk on President Buhari over increase of data bundle's price

Yesterday we reported that Telecom Giant, MTN has announced plan to increase the prices of it data bundle as instructed by NCC (Miss It, Read Here). This didn't go well with Nigerians who believe the President is increasing the price of data plans to prevent youths from using social media to attack the presidency.

Outrage looms Twitter as Nigerians express their displeasure in the decision of Mr. President. See reactions below:

... Again Donald Trump blast CNN

President-elect, Donald Trump blast CNN in the past 24 hours over their reports on calls for a recount after his victory in the general election.

According to Trump, he thought CNN would have changed after their support for Hillary Clinton yielded no result.

Donald Trump wants anyone who burns the US flag to be jailed or lose citizenship

Donald Trump has suggested Americans who burn the flag should face “consequences” such as a year in prison or having their citizenship revoked.

On Tuesday, he turned his attention to reports of protesters burning the American flag, writing on Twitter: “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!”

Kanye West had 'nightmares' about Kim Kardashian before being hospitalized

Kanye West had "nightmares" about wife Kim Kardashian West before being hospitalized according to reports.

The 39-year-old rapper was left ''shaken up'' after his spouse - with who they share three-year-old daughter North and 11-month-old son Saint - was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, France, earlier this year, which led him to have regular night terrors about his partner's horrific ordeal prior to being admitted to Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Centre in Los Angeles, California, last week.

Amber Rose quits social media

Amber Rose has temporarily quit social media in other for her to have some time for herself and stay off the dramas in social media.

The 33-year-old American model has revealed she is taking the ''rest of the year off'' of Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, although her assistant will still be sharing images and posting ''cool stuff'' for her whilst she is on her temporary hiatus.