Boss Mustapha: SGF finally unveils upgraded N64.8m website

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The SGF noted the importance of making information readily available to Nigerians for more transparent governance. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has finally unveiled an upgraded website of his office that cost N64.8 million on Monday, May 21, 2018.The website, www.osgf.gov.ng, was unveiled during...

Not So Smart: Liverpool fan tries to hijack car with toy gun

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An attempt to hijack a vehicle with a toy gun has landed two youngsters in police net. The RRS confirmed the development in a statement. The police have arrested two youngsters who reportedly tried to snatch a vehicle with a toy gun in Ketu, Lagos.One of the pair who wore...

Super Eagles: Here is the score card of Nigerian players in the Premier League

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All the stats involving the Super Eagles players in the Premier League. This is the score card of the Super Eagles players (Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, Wilfred Ndidi) who play in the Premier League and are all part of Gernot Rohr's 30-man provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA...

In Kwara: Govt cautions principals who ask students to bring concrete block to school

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Kwara State Government has warned that any school principal that ask students to bring concrete block to school will face the law. Following the rumours of some Principals in Kwara State asking students to bring concrete blocks  to school, the State Government has warned Principals to desist from all acts...

Girl Smarts: Ebola outbreak 2018: everything you need to know

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Before your doom-spiral, slow it way down-this outbreak is still in its infancy (as compared to the 2014 outbreak in West Africa, which spread to seven additional countries, including Italy, the U.K., and the U.S. Cue the nightmares: There's a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Before your...

Girl Smarts: The best sports bras for women with big boobs

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Yes, that's right, the bralette sports bra. Sure, these light, strappy bras are great for those who can rock them (and holla at those of you who can!), To all my ladies with big breasts, let's get one thing out in the open: There’s a major WTF moment happening right now...

Healthy Sex: 3 new cases of 'super gonorrhea' have been reported — But what even is it?

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A British man and two Australians traveling together in southeast Asia developed super gonorrhea (a.k.a. drug- or antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea) after having unprotected sex. "Super" and "gonorrhea"-two words you never, ever want to hear together; and yet, here we are, because three people just got it.A British man and two Australians...

Beauty Bits: 'Carrie Underwood loves these leggings, and so do I'

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What I do have is four pairs of CALIA by Carrie leggings, and I’m never going back. Let me get something out of the way really quick: I am not Carrie Underwood. I don’t have the voice of an angel, I’m not a natural blonde, and I definitely don’t have...

Opinion: A booming economy with a tragic price

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SIMPSON, Australia — James Guy had been a dairy farmer since he was 15, and at 55, he thought he’d be preparing for retirement. Instead, he struggled to make the payments on a bank loan after the price of milk fell and never recovered. One night in November 2016, his...

In Bayelsa: NSCDC arrests 30 suspects

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The commandant said that investigations into the alleged offences were at various stages and that the suspects would be prosecuted afterwards. Mr Godwin Nwachukwu, Bayelsa Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said on Sunday that the command arrested 30 suspects of various offences between January and April.Nwachukwu told...

Ambrose Ali University: Why we run 10km road race against cultism- VC

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The Vice Chancellor and the students of the University participated in a 10km Okpekpe Road Race to discourage students from cultism. The Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Ali University Ekpoma-Edo State, Prof. Ignatius Onimawo has explained the reason the university management and students of the institution participated in the 2018 10km Okpekpe...

Yahaya Bello: Kogi IGR increases to N1bn monthly – Official

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Fanwo said the target of the state is to be able to rake in N5 billion monthly and they are working closely towards that. Kogi State Government says its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) has improved tremendously from N350 million to N1 billion monthly.Mr Kingsley Fanwo, the Director-General, Media and Publicity,...

In Kogi State: Why we are not paying salaries regularly

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Fanwo said that the loans were taken by the two previous administrations for projects that did not add value to the state. The Kogi State Government says huge loan servicing is responsible for its inability to pay the salaries of its workers regularly.Mr Kingsley Fanwo, the state Director-General, Media and...

Sex-for-Mark: Lecturer in sex scandal not guilty yet as OAU starts another investigation

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OAU Vice Chancellor says the University Senate and Council have set up a new panel that'll allow the lecturer and student to bring their lawyers. The sex-for-mark scandal between Professor Richard Akindele, a lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University and a female student, Monica Osagie is not over yet.The Vice-Chancellor of...

Guy Smarts: These carne asada tacos will make you forget chipotle even exists

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I watched him make carne asada, along with a salsa to help turn the meat into tacos. Born and raised in Mexico City, Doug Robson is chef-owner of Gallo Blanco, a Mexican restaurant in Phoenix. On his nights off, Robson likes to bring home the tastes of his upbringing to his charcoal...

Guy Smarts: Chimps leave less feces on their beds than humans, says new study

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For the first time, researchers compared human homes to those of other mammals to determine who is cleaner. Guys, here's some news that will make you want to give the bachelor pad a scrub: a chimp's bed contains less feces than yours. For the first time, researchers compared human homes to...

Guy Smarts: The best list: Smart tech gadgets that will streamline your entire life

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From tracking workouts to getting the news, the OG smart watch remains top of the pack. The series 3 builds on everything we loved about the series 2 with additions like an altimeter that helps you reach new heights - literally. 1) The Smart WatchApple Watch Series 3, $329 From tracking workouts to...

Olumo Rock: What you probably didn't know about this old fortress

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According to oral tradition, the rock is said to be used as a fortress by the Egba people in the early 19th century. Nigeria is known to house some of the most amazing tourist attraction in the world, and Olumo Rock is counted among them.Located in the capital city of...

Food Recipe: How to cook stew with pumpkin leaves

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Pumpkin stew is not only delicious when taken with rice or boiled yam, it is very nutritious as a result of the vegetable content in it. Time50 minutesRecipe categoryFoodRecipe cuisineLocalCooking methodcookingNutritionOne serving of pumpkin leaves stew (without meat) contains 134 calories, 15% fat, 67% carbs, 18% protien.Recipe ingredients4 medium fresh...

Boko Haram: Airforce jets bomb terrorists’ camp in Borno

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Airforce spokesman, AVM. Olatokunbo Adesanya said this in a statement on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Nigerian Airforce jets have bombed a Boko Haram camp located in Bone, Borno state. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Airforce spokesman, AVM. Olatokunbo Adesanya said this in a statement on Saturday,...

Royal Wedding: The 10 most stylish guests at the most exciting event of the year

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The Royal Wedding, one of the most anticipated events of the year, is finally here and check out all the stylish attendees. The Royal Wedding is arguably one of the most A-list weddings in Royal history with a whole host of celebrities coming together to celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan...

Aisha Abimbola: Late actress' family speaks up

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Speaking during an interview with Punch, Taiwo described Aisha as the bread-winner of the family prior to her death. Following the tragic death of Aisha Abimbola, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the family of the deceased Nollywood actress has finally spoken on the shocking incident.The elder brother of the deceased,...

In Enugu: Police nab 2 for using stolen SIM cards to defraud

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The Command’s Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Saturday that the two suspects were arrested on May 18. The Enugu State Police Command has arrested two persons using stolen SIM cards to defraud the owners in the state.The Command’s Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement...

In Borno State: Army neutrilises 2 female bombers in failed attempt to infiltrate troops base

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Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement released on Saturday. The Nigerian Army says it nutrialised two female suicide bombers, who attempted to infiltrate troops in Kawuri, in Konduga Local Government Area on Friday.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations,...

Odd Enough: An 18-year-old developed ‘wet lung’ after vaping for just 3 weeks

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The news comes from a case study, published in the journal Pediatrics, which breaks down the story of formerly healthy woman who started vaping. Here's a not-so-friendly reminder that vaping isn't exactly harmless: An 18-year-old woman recently came down with something called "wet lung" after just three weeks of using e-cigs.The news comes from...