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Sanusi’s Dethronement: Kano Emirate Secretary Resigns

Mujtaba Abba, the principal private secretary to the deposed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido has announced his resignation from the Kano palace, Premium Times reports. According to the report, Abba, who is a half brother to the recently dethroned Emir relinquished his title as the ‘Falakin’ of Kano, following the …

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Coronavirus: Prepare for trouble, NNPC GMD tells Nigerians

CBN to Fund Local drugs Production, Specialist Hospitals Faced with global oil price crash, the Group Managing Director (GMD) Mr. Mele Kyari has alerted the nation of the consequences, asking Nigerians to prepare for trouble. Oil prices have fallen to about $32 per barrel while Nigeria’s federal government 2020 budget …

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Emir Sanusi: Kano state govt dethrones Emir

Emir Sanusi Muhammadu II has been dethroned by the Kano state government The decision was made at the state’s council executive meeting on Monday, March 9 The meeting was presided over by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje The Kano state government on Monday, March 9, finally dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad …

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Super Eagles coach explains Cyriel Dessers, Kingsley Ehizibue’s call-up

Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on the invitation of Heracles Almelo striker Cyriel Dessers and FC Koln right-back Kingsley Ehizibue to the Nigeria national team. The pair were among the 24-man list released by the Super Eagles coach for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone this …

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Google Maps just got an amazing new hidden feature

A brand new Google Maps feature will help you make the most of your next restaurant visit. Google Lens integration will highlight the most popular items in a physical restaurant menu, and even show crowd-sourced photos of those meals where available. You might be using Google Maps for directions and …

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Amazon Employee in Seattle Office tests Positive for Coronavirus

Amazon on Tuesday said an employee who works in one of its Seattle, Washington, offices tested positive for the coronavirus. ″We’re supporting the affected employee who is in quarantine,” the company told CNBC. “The employee is based out of Amazon’s Brazil office building in Seattle, WA.” The office is in …

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Facebook Shuts London, Singapore Offices After Coronavirus Case

Facebook on Friday said it was shutting its London office and part of its Singapore base for “deep cleaning” after an employee in the Asian city state was diagnosed with coronavirus. A staff member working at the US technology giant’s Marina One office in Singapore was on Friday diagnosed with …

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ICT targets 45 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

A new International Telecommunications Union (ITU) standard highlights that compliance with the Paris Agreement will require the information and communication technology (ICT) industry to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 45 percent from 2020 to 2030. The standard will support ICT companies in reducing GHG emissions at the rate necessary …

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Nigerian dancer, Jason Usoro breaks Guinness World Records for longest dance marathon

A new world record has been set by Nigerian dancer, Jason Usoro as he has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Record as the record holder for the longest dance marathon, 7 months after attempting to break the record in Lagos. According to LIB, the Guinness Book of …

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6 Oldest Living Conjoined Twins in the World

Conjoined twins are a rarity and only occur about once in every 200,000 live births. Being birthed alive is even rarer, about 40% of conjoined twins are stillborn, and living longer than 24 hours is almost improbable – about 35 % of conjoined twins die within a day after they’re …

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BAD CHAT WhatsApp bug lets a single text crash your app so hard you need to reinstall it

A GAPING WhatsApp flaw allows hackers to crash your app just by sending you a text. The shocking bug is so serious that users are forced to completely reinstall WhatsApp to fix the issue – and their group chats disappear forever. The WhatsApp bug causes your app to break down …

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UP IN SMOKE Car explodes when driver lights cigarette minutes after spraying air freshener

A DRIVER escaped with minor burns when his car exploded after he sprayed air freshener then lit a fag. The man crawled out his wrecked Seat after it went up “like a bomb” when flames ignited LPG gas in the aerosol. A driver escaped with minor burns when his car …

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Australia tells Facebook and Google to commit to competition rules

Australia said on Thursday technology giants such as Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Google (GOOGL.O) will have to agree to new rules to ensure they do not abuse their market power and damage competition, or the government will impose new controls on them. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Australian Competition …

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Cardi B and Offset had priests help save their marriage after he cheated

Cardi B and Offset‘s tumultuous relationship made headlines after the “Bodak Yellow” rapper called him out for cheating on her. But the couple, who are now parents to 17-month-old daughter Kulture, managed to work through all of their issues by talking to each other and getting help. “When me and …

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Social Media Bill unnecessary duplication of law, senator tells NASS

The Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, has said that the “Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019” was an unnecessary duplication of laws for Nigerians. Tofowomo stated this in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Olumide Akinrinlola, …

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Tonto Dikeh promises to attend the wedding of one lucky fan

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh aka Tontolet has promised to surprise one of her fans before the year ends. The actress revealed that many of her fans have sent their wedding dates and venues to her, and she has promised to surprise one of them by attending the wedding. According …

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#BBNaija: Tacha reunites with Mercy and other housemates as they embark on a DSTV media tour

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tacha has finally reunited with other housemates including Mercy, Isilomo, Frodd and others at the DSTV office in Lagos. Recall that, after Tacha’s disqualification from big Brother’s house, people opined that the housemate may never be able to relate well with other housemates. Her disqualification sparked uproars …

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#BBNaija: Mercy all smiles as she receives her cash prize of N30million

Mercy Eke aka Lamborghini yesterday, became the first female to emerge, winner of Big Brother Naija, reality TV show season 4. She was all smiles as she received her 30 million naira cheque prize. Subsequently, Mercy wasn’t evicted and the fact that she wasn’t, generated controversies on social media, with …

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Tribunal Dismisses PDP, Atiku’s Petition Challenging Buhari’s Victory

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the 2019 Presidential election challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in its entirety. Justice Mohammed Garba, who led the five-man panel, in the lead judgement, dismissed the petition in its …

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Jarzinho Pieter, Curacao goalkeeper, dies before Haiti game after suffering heart attack

Jarzinho Pieter has been confirmed dead after suffering a heart attack on Monday, September 9 – The goalkeeper was in the national team camp of Curacao preparing for their match against Haiti – Despite his death, the nation has decided to go ahead with the match, which will hold later …

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Buhari orders evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, to further engage the South African authorities on “appropriate measures” the latter will take to end the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. He has also given approval for the immediate voluntary evacuation of all Nigerians …

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Pogba Misses Training For France Euro 2020 Qualifiers

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba will miss Monday’s French team training session for their upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers, coach Didier Deschamps said Monday. Pogba “has an ankle problem” following United’s 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday. “He is having tests in Manchester and I am waiting for the results,” Deschamps said at …

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South African President, Ramaphosa reacts to xenophobic attack on Nigerians

SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Tuesday, condemned the recent attack on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country. Ramaphosa, in a tweet on his official Twitter page, said there is no justification for the attack on foreign nationals. He was reacting the looting and burning …

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US still to grant any Huawei trade licences

HUAWEI US officials have not granted any licences to trade with blacklisted Chinese firm Huawei, despite receiving more than 130 requests, Reuters says. The US restricted companies from selling to the electronics giant in May, citing national security concerns, which have been dismissed by Huawei. President Donald Trump said last …

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