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Reno Omokri Accuses Customs Of Being Dishonest About N486bn Revenue

Former Presidential Media aide, Reno Omokri has reacted to the recent declaration by the Nigeria Customs Service that it generated N486bn within the first half of this year – the highest figure ever recorded by the Customs. Joseph Attah, Public Relations officer of the NCS, had, in a statement, said it had surpass its 2016 revenue record collection of N385 billion by reaching a record N486bn in 2017. Omokri, however, took to twitter to fault the claims of the NCS. The former aide to ex-President Good luck Jonathan, in a series of tweets, claimed that; “With the devalued Naira this is not up to how much they made during the Goodluck Jonathan administration. “The amount of ₦486bn at the official rate of ₦362 to $1 is $1.3 bn. In 2014, they made ₦425bn in the first 6 months. The amount ...

Senate Scraps NYSC Decree From The Constitution

The Senate has voted for the removal of the Decree establishing the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) from the Nigerian constitution. It is said that the motion for the removal was voted by the senators to facilitate any further amendment, where necessary. The motion for the removal of the Decree from the constitution was unanimously voted for by the Senators. Two more decrees; State Independent Electoral, and Public Complaint Commission were also voted to be deleted out of the Nigerian constitution by the Senators.

Senate Changes Name Of Nigeria Police Force (See The New Name)

The Nigerian Senate has changed the Name of the Nigeria Police Force. The Senators voted to change the name to the Nigerian Police from its former appellation, the Nigeria Police Force. The move for the name change is coming as part of the ongoing process of constitutional reforms by the eighth assembly. 87 Senators were said to have voted for the name change with two Senators voting against, while one sustained .

President Buhari And Wife, Aisha Pictured With PDP & APC Governors In London

President Buhari, today received the six-man delegation who departed the country yesterday to pay him a courtesy visit in London. The delegates who are representing the Nigerian Governors Forum were pictured with the President and his wife, Aisha at the Abuja House in London. The delegation are being led by the Chairman of the Governors Forum, Governor, Abdulaziz Yari. See more photos of the Governors with President Buhari and his wife in London below;

Trump Bans Transgender People From US Military

The President of the United States, Donald Trump has announced a ban on the recruitment of transgender people into the US military. Trump stated that the decision to opt for the ban was based on the “medical costs and disruption” that arises from allowing transgender individuals serve in the US military. The President made the statement in a series of tweets today. He wrote: “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US Military. “Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Thank y...

Vaginal Ring Preventing HIV Infection To Be Tested In Africa After Successful Trials In The US

A vaginal ring, touted to prevent the infection of HIV is set to be tested in Africa after reportedly recording success in the US during a test run amongst teenage girls. The ring is said to contain dapivirine, an antiretroviral drug which can be used only once but can last an entire month. At least one or more microbicides are contained in each intravaginal ring which are able to enter into the compartment of the vaginal and get absorbed by the body cells and tissues directly. The ring is able to sit flexibly on the cervix and is said to have the capacity to decrease infection by about 56 percent. The virginal ring could serve as an alternative for the use of condom by men and also give women the choice of protecting themselves without necessary relying on the use of protection by a man T...

Nigerians React As EFCC Finally Reveals The Face Of The Handler Of Its Famous Twitter Account

Finally, we now know the face behind the famous Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Twitter account. Nigerians had often asked the EFCC to reveal the face behind all the ribcracking and viral tweets being posted on its official Twitter page. The Anti graft Agency has now revealed the face of the hitherto anonymous individual behind many of its twitter posts that have trended on social media. Although, it appears he would no longer be handling the Twitter account anymore, we however, now know the face behind the humorous and witty statements that have been posted on the EFCC’s Twitter account. See reactions below;

Benjamin Mendy Finally Joins Manchester City From Monaco

Manchester City have finally secured the signing of Benjamin Mendy after completing his signing from Monaco. The French left-back was signed for £50million on a five-year deal Speaking on his signing, Mendy said “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester City. “They are one of Europe’s leading Clubs and in Pep Guardiola they have a manager committed to playing attacking football. “I am sure that over the next few years we will be successful.”

FG To Establish Council To Regulate Social Media Use In Nigeria

The National Council on Information (NCI), according to reports, has moved for the setting up of a Council to regulate the use of social media in Nigeria” This was reached after an Extraordinary Meeting organised by the NCI in Jos on “Hate Speeches, Fake News and National Unity”. The NCI, in a communique issued on Sunday recommended the adoption of definite measures in curtailing the activities of programmes happening on social conventional media. The Council, which was presided over by Information minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, noted that it may be difficult to vet or edit what goes on Social media, but however, recommended the killing of hate comments, fake, or inappropriate postings on social media by Information managers at the state level through a designated website...

Adorable Photos Of Nigerian Skipper Mikel Obi With His Twin Daughters

Nigerian midfielder, John Mikel Obi took some lovely photos with his cute twin daughters, Mia and Ava as he spent time with them . The Tianjin Teda Midfielder, recently suffered an abdominal injury which has kept him out for sometime now and has been spending some quality time with his family as he recuperates. The players partner, Olga Allegra took to Instagram to share the cute photo of the twins with their Dad and wrote: “If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.”Mother Theresa #startathome.

Actor, Daniel K. Daniel Set To Marry Long Time Sweetheart In August

Nollywood actor, Daniel K Daniel is about to abandon Bachelorhood as he is set to get Married. The actor had proposed to his long time girlfriend over a month ago on his 31st birthday. He had, sometime in May, announced on social media that the woman he so much adored had said yes his to his marriage proposal. Consequently, a wedding date between the award winning actor and his fiancee has been set for August 15th in Anambra state

NYSC Releases 2017 Batch A Stream ll Call Up Letters

The 2017 Batch A stream II call-up letters have been released by the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC). The management of the NYSC has advised prospective corps members to print out their call-up lettters as soon as possible so as to find out their respective state of deployment. This was contained in a released statement which was also shared on the official twitter page of the NYSC @NYSCHQNG, last night which read: “Judgement Day” has come. “All things being equal, you should be able to view your state of posting by 6PM today. “ Let the countdown begin! The orientation camp is expected to begin on Wednesday, the 26th of July, 2017.

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