Friday 25 August 2017

Farmers group expresses worries over alleged importation of maize into Nigeria

File Photo: Credit: NFGCS
The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS) has expressed deep worries over the alleged massive importation of maize into the country by Olam Group, a leading multi-national Agri-business operating from seed to shelf with branches across Nigeria.

The National Coordinator of the NFGCS, Mr Redson Tedheke, in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja on Friday, decried the development, describing it as a major threat to local production of maize. 

Fayose didn't attend Buhari's meeting with state governors - Presidency says

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose did not attend the governors meeting with President Buhari today.According to presidential media aide, Bashir Ahmad, Fayose was absent.

OAP Freeze shares beautiful family photo with his dad and mum

Controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze shared this beautiful family photo with his son, fiancee, mum and dad.

He wrote:

Omega Power Ministries Throws Shade At Pastor David Ibiyeomie Over His Statement On People Who Are 35 And Unmarried

Port Harcourt city is still witnessing a kind of war brewing between two popular men of God, Apostle Chinyere Chibuzor of Omega Power Ministries OPM and Senior Pastor David Ibiyeomie founder of Salvation Ministries.

After Pastor David Ibiyeomie, during a recent program at his church in Port Harcourt, declared that anyone that is 35 of age and is still unmarried is irresponsible, the OPM have countered his statement in a new post on their page.

See Don Jazzy's Reaction To Reekado Bank’s Sagged Trouser (Photo)

Mavins artist, Reekado Banks, took to his Instagram page to share a picture of himself drinking water while wearing a sagged jeans trouser.

He said:

“Silence Is Never Empty,” Says Toke Makinwa’s Ex-husband, Maje Ayida

Media Personality, Toke Makinwa‘s Ex-husband, Maje Ayida, has got many tongues wagging after posting a picture of himself on his Instagram page.

Photo: Emma Ugolee Begins Kidney Transplant Process In America

Ace broadcaster, Emmanuel Chinenye Ugolee, is finally in America for a kidney transplant after 5 years of dialysis, a failed transplant, several procedures and millions of Naira spent.

The anchor man for the hit TV show “The Gist” was on an Atlanta bound Delta airline flight on Monday, August 21st and then proceeded to Baltimore in Maryland where he has since been admitted into the University of Maryland Medical Centre.

Lai Mohammed: No amount of hatred will erase Buhari’s achievements

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed said yesterday that no amount of hatred by cynics will erase achievements recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

He spoke in Abuja yesterday at the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Third Annual Lecture Series, which also coincides with the commission’s 25th anniversary.

Mohammed said the purveyors of hate speech are deliberately giving the impression that the Buhari Administration has not achieved anything since assuming office in May 2015.

Nnamdi Kanu fighting good cause wrongly - PPA Anambra Governorship candidate says

The governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Alliance in the November 18 election in Anambra State, Mr. Godwin Ezeem, has said the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is fighting a good cause wrongly.

He also condemned Kanu’s advice to the people of the state to boycott of the election, describing the call as not only anti-Igbo but anti-progressive, adding that the peace of the country must be protected at all costs.

FC Barcelona: Dortmund agree €150m deal for Dembele becoming second most expensive player in history

Ousmane Dembele could soon become the second most expensive player in history as reports claim Barcelona have finally agreed on a deal that could rise to 150 million euros ($177 million) for the wantaway 20-year-old.

According to media outlets in Spain, France, and Germany, Barca is prepared to break their own transfer record with an initial offer of 120 million euros supplemented by 30 million extra in add-ons.