Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Barcelona 6 - 1 PSG: Barcelona pull off comeback for the ages in Epic Champions League Face Off

A rollercoaster tie was settled in the dying seconds with Sergi Roberto's strike to send the Catalans into the last-eight in memorable fashion
Barcelona claimed a scarcely believable Champions League victory against Paris Saint-Germain that will go down in history as one of the all-time great comebacks, Sergi Roberto netting in the fifth minute of stoppage time to seal a sensational 6-5 aggregate triumph after they had trailed 4-0.
It had looked as though Edinson Cavani's away goal would prove pivotal after Barca had raced into a
three-goal lead, but the hosts scored three times from the 88th minute onwards at Camp Nou to

What Apostle Suleman Said In Church After Sex Scandal

He was at a service today and he spoke about the sex allegations. Here is part of what the Apostle said;

'Nothing attacks reputation like allegations'

'God can’t be fighting when you are fighting. God fights when you are still'
'If the devil/ kingdom of hell wants to get at you and make heaven stand firm for you/at your defense

Kwesé TV brings ESPN back to Africa with launch of its exclusive new sports channel

 Econet Media’s Kwesé Sports and ESPN today launched the exclusive ESPN channel on the Kwesé TV bouquet. This collaboration with Africa’s emerging home of premium sports marks the much anticipated return of ESPN to the African continent. The channel comes after the announcement of the game-changing long-term agreement between the two sports broadcasting powerhouses which confirmed Kwesé Sports as the home of ESPN in Africa.
The channel will deliver the most comprehensive sports coverage on the continent bringing the best in sports to African fans through live coverage of events from across the globe. Along with live

US Reacts Angrily To Abike Dabiri's 'Don't Travel' Warning To Nigerians

Following the travel advice the senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, Ms. Abike Dabiri-Erewa gave to Nigerians yesterday, the United States has reacted angrily, The Cable learnt.

Dabiri-Erewa on Monday asked Nigerians to postpone their trips to the US be avoided until the Donald Trump administration’s policy on immigration is clear – a travel warning that is causing diplomatic row between the two countries.

Olisa Metuh Escapes Death As Hired Assassins Invade His House

     A former National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh has escaped assassination as armed men suspected to be assassins stormed his Abuja home on Tuesday night.

    Special Assistant to Metuh, Mr. Richard Ihediwa, who stated this in a statement on Wednesday, added that the armed men numbering about eight, fired several shots and forcefully gained entrance into the compound after destroying a section of its spiked security fence.

Photos/Video from Acting President Osinbajo's birthday party in the villa

A little get-together was organized for Vice president Yemi Osinbajo who turned 60 years old today at the villa. He cut his birthday cake with his wife Dolapo and also sang the Christian song, Aka Akaya, with the help of a pianist. More photos and the video of him singing after the cut

Nigerian Military Gets New Spokesman [photo]

Major General John Enenche, new Director of Defence Information has been appointed.

Enenche, a Major General, replaces Rabe Abubakar, a Brigadier General, who is now the Director of Information Management in the Department of Civil Military Affairs, Army Headquarters.

Until his appointment as the new defence spokesman, Mr. Enenche was the Defence Liaison Officer at the Defence Headquarters.

Buhari, On Sick Leave, Sends Shouts out to Osinbajo as he turns 60 [photo]

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with his vice President, Professor Oluyemi Osinbajo on his 60th birthday.

The President, who is on sick leave, gave 60 hearty cheers to his running mate turned partner in service to Nigeria.  Mr. Buhari on his social media account said: “60 hearty cheers for @ProfOsinbajo, running mate turned partner in service to Nigeria; and friend. Happy Birthday, Professor!”

Merck marks ‘International Women’s Day’ with the launch of ‘More than a Mother’ campaign and ‘STEM program for Women and Girls’ for the first time in Liberia

Merck celebrates ‘International Women’s Day’ with Her Excellency, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia;
‘Merck More than a Mother’ campaign for the first time in Liberia in partnership with Ministry of Gender and Ministry of Health;

Three Nigerian banks reportedly set to take over Etisalat over N541.8 billion debt

Three Nigerian banks are reportedly set to take over the management of telecommunications company, Etisalat, over unpaid N541.8 billion debt. According to reports, Etisalat had obtained a loan facility totalling $1.72 billion (about N541.8 billion) in 2015 from a consortium of some foreign and Nigerian banks including Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank.

The telecommunication company that commenced operation in 2009, collected the loan to finance a major network rehabilitation and expansion of its operational base in Nigeria.

EFCC arraigns “Ghost Worker” for N11million fraud [photos]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday arraigned one Dairo Seun before Justice A. B. Mohammed of the FCT High Court, Jabi, Abuja for a N11,346,000 fraud.

The Ministry of Finance had petitioned the EFCC in February 2016 requesting for “payroll fraud investigation”. It was part of efforts to unravel various techniques used by fraudsters to defraud the Nigerian government by way of ghost workers.

Soft porn star, Afrocandy shares racy new photo [see]

Afrocandy, who recently threatened to sue Instagram for discrimination after a photo of herself baring her cleavage was taken down, shared this racy pic on the same platform...see the photos after the cut..

VP Yemi Osinbajo receives prayers and blessings from his mother on 60th birthday


Nigerian Vice President, Prof. Yemo Osinbajo is 60 today. The Acting President started off the birthday celebration by visiting his mother's home to receive her prayers and blessings . Happy Birthday to him

6 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Have In Common

Being an entrepreneur is not a child’s play. It takes a lot of guts and conviction for you to take the bold step to become an entrepreneur. More so if you are in Nigerian. When these entrepreneurs are eventually successful, there are certain things that they do or have in common that result in these achievements. 

So what are these things? Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency identifies some of these things. This will help budding and young entrepreneurs to take similar actions or steps.

Lai Mohammed appoints King Sunny Ade 'Change Begins With Me' Ambassador

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appointed King Sunny Ade as an Ambassador of the National Re-Orientation Programme "Change Begins With Me."

Speaking in Abuja on Monday when he received the music maestro on a courtesy visit to his office, the Minister described King Sunny Ade as an icon and a trail blazer, who has reigned in the music industry for over 50 years without blemish.

Announcing the appointment, he said "we are looking for people like you (King Sunny Ade) that the younger ones can look up to. It's not just that you have been around for fifty years but you have been

Muslims in Bauchi state slaughter a cow as they pray for President Buhari's health

Muslims in Bauchi state Monday, March 6th, slaughtered a cow as they prayed for President Buhari's health. The Muslim faithfuls shared the meat after they finished their prayers. See more photos after the cut...

Physically challenged group stage protest at Lagos state governor's office (photos)

 Physically challenged group stage protest at Lagos state governor's office (photos)  

The Physically Challenged Empowerment Initiative staged a protest Tuesday at the Lagos State Governor’s office, Alausa. The protested the closure of Majidun-Owotu center and unlawful detention of their members. More photos after the cut..


Banana peels aren’t useless once the fruit enclosed in them is consumed. You thus shouldn’t be quick to dispose of them. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 beauty benefits of a banana peel that you should take advantage of.
It’s a teeth whitener

Rubbing the inner part of a piece of the peel gently over your teeth for a few minutes can help to whiten your teeth. Be sure to do this once or twice a day and rinse off when you’re done. Probably

Apostle Suleman: "The Church Still Stands Tall" - Suleman Says as he Makes First Church Appearance After Sex Scandal [photos]

The General Overseer of OFM Apostle Suleman has made his first appearance after messy s*x allegation.

According to members who attended his church service yesterday, the popular cleric opened up about the recent drama, insisting that he is being witch-hunted by unknown detractors.

Facebook Chief Product Officer takes ideas from West Africa home to California

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook  , will be taking feedback and inspiration from the developer and content creator communities back to California following his visits to Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal this week.

Cox was in West Africa to find out how the region’s creatives, developers and entrepreneurs are using Facebook and Instagram to bring their passions to life.

Obasanjo Used To Ask For His Cut After Every Job I Did - Alibaba

Nigerian Comedian Alibaba has given a brief insight into his relationship with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

    Ali Baba narrated how the ex-President reacted when he heard that he earned N500, 000 after each performance. He said Obasanjo even used to jokingly demand for his own share of his loot.

    ''My first contact with #PresidentObasanjo was in 2000. He took to me because he found my jokes funny. He however never hid his anger at how much I got paid for events. The truth was that when Baba was told I charged half a million, it was actually a million. Can you imagine if he knew how much it really was? I for go jail.

    ''All through 2000 he never knew how much I was paid until the National Honours when he found out how much I got every time I came to the Villa. So from then on everyone told him I was performing for free. Well not until 2005.

    ''When he found out how much I got, he asked me to justify my fee. And I did. Baba became my number one agent. Every State that wanted him to visit, he would say, make sure you call Ali Baba ooo. And he will get his aides to tell me ahead.

    ''On arrival at such events, Baba will ask for his cut and threaten me if I did not give him his share. I never did.

Champions League: Bayern beat Arsenal 5-1


Tuesday night, Arsenal got bashed 5-1 by a rampant Bayern Munich side coached by Carlo Ancelotti through goals from Lewandowski, Arjen Robben, Douglas Costa and Arturo Vidal and a Walcott effort sandwiched in between.With this sad loss, is time  up for Arsene Wenger ?

Obaseki assures FIDA of Remand Home security

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has expressed dismay with the recent jailbreak at the Edo State Remand Home saying that the government would set up a committee to look into the situation.
He disclosed this yesterday while receiving executive members of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Edo State Chapter at The Government House in Benin City on a courtesy visit.

According to the governor, plans are underway to ensure the place is refurbished and adequately secured.

Governor Obaseki also appreciated the lawyers for the support they had shown for his administration revealing that the inclusion of women in his human resources development was necessary to effect his administration’s policy to appoint women into key positions.

Meanwhile, he urged the group to collaborate with the government to improve the welfare of the people.

On the bill forwarded to the Edo State House of Assembly by the group ‘on violence against the vulnerable’, Governor Obaseki noted that his would ensure the bill was given accelerated passage.

He, however, expressed his concern for equity and fair play in the dispensation of justice, which was what led to the increment of over 600 percent in the budget estimate allocated to the judiciary for the 2017 fiscal year.
In her remark, the leader of the delegation, Barr. (Mrs.) Edeko Maria Omozele congratulated the governor on his purposeful leadership and victory at the polls.

The Chairperson said FIDA had been involved in advocacy programmes as well as handling cases of violence against women and children, rape and child labour.

While intimating the governor on the significance of the International Women’s Day Celebration coming up tomorrow, Mrs Omozele briefed him on some of the federation’s challenges, which include lack of befitting secretariat and the insecurity at the Edo State Remand Home.

Happy International Women's Day to All Our Beautiful Female Readers

You are Wonderful, Outstanding, Marvelous, Adorable and Nice. You are a Woman and therefore blessed beyond boundaries. We celebrate you. Cheers

Edo First Lady trains widows on poultry production

In furtherance of the state government’s efforts to create employment through agriculture, the Wife of the Edo State Governor, Mrs Besty Obaseki on Tuesday organised a 1-day training programme on poultry production for 500 widows in the state.

Mrs Obaseki, speaking during the training in Benin, said that the training was geared towards empowering widows and making them independent, as well as providing extra avenues of income for them to take care of their families.

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