WHEN THE TALLEST MODEL MEETS THE TALLEST MAN IN NIGERIA, SEE PICS

For a while now Bakare Mubarak has been feeling fly about himself with the record of the tallest male model in Nigeria and ultimately making him seem to be the tallest man in the country. His bubble bursted when he actually met the tallest man in Nigeria. Agoro The tallest Man in Nigeria is about 7 inches taller than Bakare, as he is 7’4 while Bakare is 6’8. Agoro is TWICE Bakare Mubarak’s age, as he is 42 while Mubarak is 21. The two got together to begin work on…

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ANDY UBA DENIES DUMPING APC FOR PDP

Sen. Andy Uba says he has not defected from  the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the outcome of the Anambra governorship primaries. Uba, who is from Anambra South made this known to newsmen at his country home, on Tuesday. He debunked  reports making the rounds that he planned to dump the APC for a new party. In a statement issued by his media aide, Mr Joseph Itazi, the senator said that he was still a supporter of the APC, irrespective of the outcome of…

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SHEHU SANI CONDEMNS MILITARY MONITORING OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, has condemned plans by the Military and Police to monitor social media  opinions and comments made by Nigerians in a bid to check the rising incidents of hate speech in the country. Speaking on Tuesday  in Abuja when he paid a courtesy visit to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) he said he was not in support of the use and wide spread of hate speeches in the country but maintained that “the Military or the Police have no business in monitoring…

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MASSIVE SHAKEUP IN NNPC, 55 TOP STAFF AFFECTED

MASSIVE SHAKEUPFifty five management staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC were affected today in a massive reshuffle ordered by Group managing director, Dr. Maikanti Baru. NNPC Group MD Baru: redeploys senior management staff Baru, told NNPC staff shortly before the announcement was made public that the new appointments would not only help to position the Corporation for the challenges ahead but would help fill the gaps created due to statutory retirements of staff. Under the new arrangement, Roland Ewubare, formerly MD of the Integrated Data Services Limited, IDSL…

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LINDA IKEJI INTERVIEWED ON CNN

Nigerian foremost blogger, Linda Ikeji was featured in an CNN Interview session with their correspondent, Zain Asher as the interviewer. Linda Ikeji has been sharing pictures to show her excitement at this achievement ever since. Well, we can’t hate. She deserves it!! NEWS VIA: http://www.jamienaija.com/2017/08/linda-ikeji-elated-as-she-gets-featured.html

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SIX CHILDREN RESCUED FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKERS

The Ogun State Police Command has paraded a suspected human trafficker, Paul Aganla, who was arrested on 26th August at Isiu, in Owode -Egba area of the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, disclosed this on Monday. He said Aganla, a native of Ogoja, Cross River State, was caught with six children whose ages ranged between 7 and 13, who were said to have been brought from Cross River State to Abeokuta to be engage in child labour. The names of the rescued children were given as Promise…

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FG TO CONNECT SOKOTO ZAMFARA , KEBBI RAIL – AMAECHI

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, said the ministry would design the rail lines to connect Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto in line with the mandate to have rail in all the state capitals. Amaechi made this disclosure when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. He said that the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari was to have functional rail system in the 36 states of the federation. “We are here for the National Council on Transportation with the theme; ‘Efficiency of Intermodalism…

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TELECOMS OPERATORS DEMAND 100 PER CENT INCREASE IN DATA AND CALL TARIFFS

The telecom subscribers in the country will pay more for telecom services if the industry regulator accedes to telecom operators’ demand for 100% increase in prices of data and voice calls, Daily Trust has learnt. Several sources within the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and from within the industry have told our reporter of the fresh move to review call and data tariffs upward by about 100 per cent. An NCC official, who spoke to Daily Trust on condition of anonymity because he has not been cleared to speak on the…

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GUNMEN KIDNAP 11 PASSENGERS IN RIVERS

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT – Unknown gunmen have abducted eleven passengers in a bus on Ndele-Elele axis of East-West road, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, Monday night. The victims were said to have boarded the vehicle at Rumuokoro in Port Harcourt, Obio/Akpor LGA, and were travelling to Ndele, Elele and Ahoada before the incident happened. Vanguard learned that 18 passengers and the driver, making it 19 persons, but said 16 person were in the vehicle when the bandits intercepted 8pm. Mr. Bright Welekwe, one of the victims,…

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