Thursday, 23 July 2015

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Briefly: Tolu Ogunlesi To Be Appointed Buhari's New Media Adviser

The veteran poet, journalist, photographer, and fiction writer Tolu Ogunlesi has been appointed Special Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari. 

Briefly: Here's What Buhari Will Be Doing During His Visit To The U.S

Starting Monday, July 20, President Buhari will meet with President Obama and the Chairman of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey and the Deputy Secretary of Defence, Robert Work on military and defence cooperation.

18 Facts About The New Super Eagles Coach- Sunday Oliseh

Nigeria on Wednesday appointed Sunday Oliseh as coach of the National team on a three-year contractHere are 18 facts you need to know about the Super Eagle driver:

Morning Press: Thursday, July 16, 2015

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Briefly: Australian Woman Fined, Jailed and Deported after Facebook post in UAE

39 Years old Australian woman, Jodi Magi, was detained, jailed and deported for updating her status on facebook in Abu Dhabi.

Jodi Magi was arraigned in court for using bad words and posting an image of a car in her Abu Dhabi apartment block that was parked across two disabled parking spaces.

Simply Amazing: Meet The Granny Choir!

Old age could be very challenging but for the grannies in the KBG84 group at the Kohama in Okawa-Japan, life is fun all the way.

The KBG84 is a group of 33- strong dancers and singers whose average age is 84. The eldest member is 97 Years old.

Morning Press: Wednesday 15th July, 2015

Monday, 13 July 2015

Breaking: Buhari Sacks Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday relieved the nation’s service chiefs of their appointments. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said this while speaking to State House correspondents today.

Briefly: Banks Begin Deduction of Charges on Cash Withdrawal Nationwide

In line with the cashless policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), deposit money banks in the country have commenced deduction of charges on cash withdrawal in excess of the stated limit. The guideline was put on hold in June 2014 by the CBN to allow banks sensitise their customers and put in place necessary channels to facilitate the cashless policy process.

Briefly: UK Bans Non European Students From Working During And After Graduation

The Great Britain has introduced a new immigration rule for foreign nationals studying in the UK.

Morning Press: Monday, 13 July 2015

Friday, 10 July 2015

Being Family: Life After A Little White Lie by Zainab Magaji

Driving with my 10-year-old daughter in the car last Sunday afternoon, I was flagged
down by an officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps. She asked for my driving license and I gave it to her. She turned it over this way and that and finally asked:
Officer: 'Madam, how many passports did you
use in your application?'
Me: *just staring at her blankly, then, 'I
don't understand the question.'
Officer: 'I mean how many photos did you use?'
Me: 'Is it possible to use different pictures in the application?'
Officer: 'Did you use different pictures in your application?'
Me: 'I can’t know which is fake and which is
real, all I know is that this one was issued to me by your people.'

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Briefly: 43 Year Old Farmer Joins Presidential Race in Tanzania

The race for election has started in Tanzania with a healthy number of aspirants including two former prime ministers, several cabinet ministers and other senior government officials. However, among the list of potential candidates is a farmer - Eldoforce Bilohe.

Briefly: The Curious Discovery Of A 50 Year Foetus in A 92 Year Old Woman

Doctors in Chile have discovered a 90-year-old woman with a 50-year-old foetus inside her, a situation referred to as Lithopedion.

Briefly: Yusuf Anas Appointed Head, Centre for Crisis Communication, Nigeria

Yusuf Anas
Yusuf Anas, a retired Air Commodore and former Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Nigerian Air Force, has been appointed the Executive Secretary of the newly established Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC).
The CCC, a Non-Governmental and independent body, will be actively involved in research works and publications and provide credible and professional crisis communication to the stakeholders and the general public.
Air Commodore Anas’ Profile:

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Briefly: Buhari, Governors To Pay Workers’ Salaries - See Their Strategy Here

President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerian State Governors met to discuss the lingering issue of non-payment of salaries owed civil servants in some states of the federation. With a view to solving the issue, the Governors requested the following:

Briefly: Kenya Deploys “Water ATMs” To Curb Water Shortage

Following the water shortage that hits Kenya, people living in slums now rely on vendors or polluted sources to get drinking water.

Briefly: 4 Nigerians Bag Queen of England Award!

The Queen of England on Monday honoured 4 Nigerians at the 2015 edition of the Queen’s Young Leader Awards held at Buckingham Palace in the UK.

Briefly: NAFDAC Warns Against Imported Frozen Chicken, Turkey

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned against the consumption of imported or smuggled frozen poultry meat, they have been discovered to be a causative factor in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and antibiotics resistance.

Briefly: NSCDC Deploys 500 Drones To Curb Pipeline Vandalism

The Federal Government through its agency, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has resolved to tackle the issue of oil theft and pipeline vandalism in Nigeria. As an operational strategy, the Corps has concluded plans to deploy 500 drones and aircraft for proper surveillance of oil pipelines across the Niger-Delta region.

Morning Press: Tuesday June 23rd, 2015