Friday, 31 March 2017

Breaking: Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Wife and Son of Edo Oil and Gas Chairman

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Unconfirmed reports reaching us says the wife and son of  Chairman Edo State Oil and Gas, Vincent Osas Uwadiae were this evening kidnapped by unknown gunmen in front of his home in Benin. More details later 

Oh Dear, WAEC Confirms Senator Andy Uba also Forged his Secondary School Certificate

It has been confirmed by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) that Senator Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba, better known as Andy Uba, also forged both a secondary school certificate and “Confirmation of Result” which he presented to British authorities, SaharaReporters is reporting. .

In a letter dated February 12, 2014 and addressed to the attention of George Smith of Public Agencies, located at 57 Peel Road, Wembley Middlesex, HA9 7LY in the United Kingdom, WAEC stated, “Letter reference no. L/CR/CONF/05465089 dated 21st November, 2013 is fake.”

Dangote Floods Onitsha Market With Cheap Products to ease pain of reccession

In a bid to ease the pain brought about by the recent economic recession, Nigeria’s most successful conglomerates, the Dangote Plc, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Bontus Group of Companies based in Onitsha for the supply and distribution of all Dangote products in the commercial city.
Director in charge of Dangote in the South East, Mr. Tunde Mabogunje signed for his company, while the chairman of Bontus Group, Chief Uche Okafor, signed for his company.

"PMB, TIME TO LET GO" - Lawmaker Calls for Buhari's Resignation

A former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign.
"PMB, TIME TO LET GO" - Lawmaker Calls for Buhari's Resignation

Jibrin stated this on Friday via his Twitter account.

He said Buhari had done his best, but that it was time for the President to relinquish the presidency for the sake of the nation.

“Collaboration among stakeholders will grow Nigeria’s tourism sector”- Experts

Experts in the travel and tourism industry have stated that cooperation among the major stakeholders in the industry is the panacea for growth. This was stated at the recently concluded Tourism Summit which had the theme “Redefining the Roles of Industry Stakeholders in Shaping the 21st Century Travellers Experience”. 

The event was put together by Jumia Travel, Nigeria’s leading online travel agency.
Speaking at the event, Ikechi Uko, CEO of Akwaaba International Trade Fair Market said government cannot single-handedly develop the multi-billion dollars industry. He therefore made a call to all stakeholders within the industry to collaborate for the country to attain its goal.

Social Investment Programme commences in Edo [see how to apply]

The Edo State chapter of the Federal Government Social Investment Programme (SIP), which offers micro credit to market women and men, cooperatives and traders’ associations, artisans, small-scale farmers, small business owners and youths across the 18 Local Government areas in the state, has commenced operations.
Social Investment Programme commences in Edo [see how to apply]
The focal person and state coordinator of the SIP, Rev S.O Uhunmwangho yesterday, announced this in a statement.

Kenyan Man Chops Off His Manhood & Throws It To Dog, Says It's Of No Use

Residents of Naivasha are reeling from shock after a man chopped off his private parts and threw them to a dog saying they were of no value to him.
Kenyan Man Chops Off His Manhood & Throws It To Dog, Says It's Of No Use
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According to the Star Kenya, on Wednesday, March 29th, the man from Karai started with a razor blade but finished cutting off his joystick with a knife.

10 Things You Do That Damage Your Hair

There are plenty ways you can harm your precious strands of hair without even knowing. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency shares 10 of these ways.
10 Things You Do That Damage Your Hair
Packing Your Hair Too Tightly

Especially for females, anything too tight, particularly when done with rough elastic, can be damaging to your hair because they pull at your scalp and irritate your strands eventually causing hair

Northern man dragged on twitter for saying Yoruba and Igbos embarrass Nigeria & the country should be divided

A Northern Abuja based poet, Abdulbaqi Jari took to his twitter handle @Bahaushee, to blame the Yoruba and Igbo ethnic groups for embarrassing Nigeria in other countries. Using some kind of twisted logic, Jari feels the Xenophobia and recent attack against some Nigerian students in India were caused by the Igbos. Twitter users of course clapped back at him. See more tweets after the cut.

French Government To Invest In Edo State

The French government has expressed its desire to collaborate with the government of Edo State by investing in the state.
This was as the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer visited the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki at the Edo State Government House in Benin on Thursday.

Obaseki Receives France Ambassador [Photos]

See another photo after the cut

Obaseki urges Ecobank to key into Edo’s developmental policies

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has called on Ecobank to key into the steps his administration is taking to develop the state.
Obaseki urges Ecobank to key into Edo’s developmental policies
“We see huge opportunities in Nigeria today. The recession has shown that oil is no longer going to play a major role in our economy and that we need to diversify. As a state, we are leveraging on the opportunities the recession has opened to us”, he said.

Would you pay N12,570 for this Meal?

If you would spend 12k on this meal let me see your hand up?

6 Ways To Survive a Party If You Don’t Know Anyone

It can be a very unpleasant experience when you attend a party and you don’t know anyone besides the host. You won’t only be bored, you will also feel very lonely. It is obviously difficult to strike a conversation with people you don’t know even if you are extroverted. 
 6 Ways To Survive a Party If You Don’t Know Anyone
As a result, some individuals may simply abandon the party and go home. You don’t have to do this, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency shares 6 ways to survive a party or gig if you don’t know anyone.

Tekno Orders Man To Delete A Picture He Took With Him

The man on red t-shirt, shared a photo of he took with Iyanya and Techno, and the later order that he should delete the photo. Do you think this is right?

Heart-breaking Photos Of Young Nigerians Who Died On Their Way To Italy Through the Sea

A Nigerian lady who lives in Italy, Mercy Alex, has shared photos of young Nigerians who lost their lives in the search for greener pastures abroad. According to information gathered online, the Nigerians died while trying to reach Italy through the sea. May their souls rest in peace.

Mercy Alex who posted the photos which have gone viral online wrote; After risking their lives no one live to tell the story, with tears in my eyes I pray may their soul rest in peace Amen... This is heartbreaking, especially when one thinks on the enormous resources we have in this country. May God have mercy on our bad leaders.


Crowdfunding is a form of crowdsourcing and alternative finance that basically involves funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people. It allows entrepreneurs raise capital without giving up too much equity. 
It has over the years become an effective alternative for raising funds for business ideas. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 9 things entrepreneurs should know about crowdfunding to take full advantage of it.

Governor Ayade Locks Out SSG, Aides For Coming Late, Monitors Gate On CCTV

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, on Wednesday locked out top political appointees and civil servants at the Government House, Calabar, for resuming late, monitored movement at the gate on CCTV device from his office.

According to PUNCH, Governor Ayade resumed 7.30am and ordered that the gate be locked after his his deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu, came in at about 8am.

Another Nigerian Lawmaker, Nse Ekpenyong Lands In Court Over Certificate ‘Forgery’

Nigerian lawmaker, representing Oron Federal Constituency, Akwa Ibom, Mr. Nse Ekpenyong, was on Thursday arraigned at the Federal High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for alleged forgery of a polytechnic diploma.
Another Nigerian Lawmaker, Nse Ekpenyong Lands In Court Over Certificate ‘Forgery’
According to Premium Times, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC arraigned the federal lawmaker on nine count charges, accused him of forging a national diploma certificate of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State.

Court Lifts Injunction on Omoni-Oboli's "Okafor’s Law"

Last week Friday was supposed to have Omoni Oboli’s film, Okafor’s Law premiered to thousands of guests who gathered at IMAX Cinema, Lekki Lagos but it didn't happen because a court injunction obtained by Raconteur Productions restricted the movie from showing.

Court Lifts Injunction on Omoni-Oboli's "Okafor’s Law" Court Lifts Injunction on Omoni-Oboli's "Okafor’s Law"

Thankfully, the injunction has been lifted yesterday, 30, March 2017 by Justice N. Buba of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.

7 Ways To Make Your Online Accounts Safer

A day scarcely goes by without a reported case of hacking. Millions of accounts are exposed and all sorts of information released to the public. Recently, over 500 million Yahoo user accounts were hacked. So, any account can be illegally accessed.

7 Ways To Make Your Online Accounts Safer
You never know because hacking is becoming more sophisticated daily. This makes your online existence vulnerable. You must secure and protect your different web accounts. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, gathers ways you can make them safer.

6 Reasons You Should Replace Sugar With Honey

Sugar came in the middle of the night, chased away honey and became king in the morning. A classic case of usurpation. Today, it is so many people can’t do without sugar. In their morning tea, they must add several cubes of sugar. 

Regardless, no matter how widely spread the use of sugar, the fact remains that it is a sweetener that cannot be compared to any other. Hence, the recommendation that you should always take sugar rather than honey. Honey features sugar, minerals, vitamins, enzymes and amino acid.

#BBNaija: Photos of TTT in Calabar

#BBNaija: Photos of TTT in Calabar
TTT- Thin Tall Tony, (TTT) who was recently evicted from the on-going Big Brother Naija reality TV show, arrived Calabar on Thursday to a rousing reception. See photos of his reception below...

Flying bird allegedly turns into a human being in Port Harcourt (PHOTOS)

A flying bird alleged transformed into a human being in Port Harcourt yesterday. According to the story shared on Facebook, the incident happened along Agip Junction. The bird was allegedly  flying when it got electrocuted and fell. A little boy ran to pick up the bird but it transformed into an old woman. (though we suspect this might be a mentally unstable person):

"This morning along Agip, Port-Harcourt a bird that was flying got electrocuted and fell. The little terrified boy standing behind the signpost rushed to pick the bird and immediately it turned to this wretched horrifying looking dead woman.


There are lots of misconceptions about healthy eating out there. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 6 misleading myths about healthy eating you should stop believing.
You’ll Lose More Weight If You Eat Less
This is one misleading food myth you should stop believing. Eating too little food and too few calories tends to disrupt your body’s blood sugar level and metabolism. This causes your body to

Senators Give 5 Conditions to End Fight With Buhari

The Nigerian Senate leadership have 5 conditions to end the rift with the Presidency

President Buhari yesterday set up a committee to end the rift. The committee is headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Senators Give 5 Conditions to End Fight With Buhari 
A senator close to the senate leadership, who spoke anonymously said there are 5 things the Presidency need to do for peace to reign.


 At one point or the other, you might have likely encountered a person or people who are emotionally manipulative and controlling. They typically use passive aggressive behaviors to get their way with you. Sometimes, they might not even know they’re doing it and sometimes they know. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 6 signs to help you know when you have become the object of emotional manipulation.


Your Words Are Being Used Against You

Manipulative people typically have trouble admitting fault and accepting responsibility for their behavior. If you call them out on their faults, they will most likely use your own words against you and turn it around to absolve themselves of guilt and make you feel guilty.

Photos of Kemi Olunloyo in Prison Uniform Breaks the Net, Nigerians React

Nigerians  expressed their dissatisfaction towards Kemi Olunloyo’s arrest, jail and also her recent appearance in court in prison uniform.

Photos of Kemi Olunloyo in Prison Uniform Breaks the Net, Nigerians React
You recall that a Magistrate Court had earlier granted the controversial blogger bail, only for her to be thrown back into prison by Federal High Court in Rivers. Yesterday the controversial blogger made her first appearance public in prison uniform and since then Nigerians have not rested from the surprise.   

Buhari Nominates 3 New NDDC Board Members [See NAMES]

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded names of three new board members for the NDDC for the replacement of those rejected by the Senate.
The senate earlier rejected 3 nominees out of 19 of the Niger Delta Development Commission Board, NDDC.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki stated this in a letter transmitted by the President to the Red chamber on Thursday.

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