Saraki: Senate President visits Governor Udom Emmanuel in Uyo

Emmanuel’s godfather  and former governor Senator Godswill Akpabio defected on 8 August to the All Progressives Congress, dumping the Peoples Democratic Party. Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday paid a solidarity visit to Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom and commended him for his selfless leadership in  the state.Emmanuel’s godfather...

Finance: Tesla's largest US Supercharger station has a plush, private customer lounge in the middle of a folksy California town — take a look inside (TSLA)

Kettleman City, California, is now Tesla's domain. Its presence in this otherwise folksy enclave is a clear sign that it wants to own the electric-car future. KETTLEMAN CITY, California — Amid swaths of farmland and a smattering of gas stations, fast-food restaurants, and motels, Tesla's largest-ever Supercharger station sits tucked...

2019 General Elections: INEC releases notice of political activities

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the notice was pasted at the Federal Capital Territory(FCT) office of INEC  in Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday released the notice of activities for the 2019 general elections.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the notice was pasted...

Politics: This new Defense Department map shows how China says one thing and does another with its military operations at sea

China has made sweeping and debunked claims over the water and land in the South China Sea, but its military operations abroad reflect a double standard, and other countries are pushing back. China frequently protests military operations in its Exclusive Economic Zone, the area adjacent to a country's coast in...

Eid-El-Kabir: Ganduje orders payment of August salaries to workers

In a statement, the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba said the measure  was to enable civil servants and their families enjoy the Eid-el-Fitr festivities. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has ordered  immediate release of August 2018 salaries to state and local government workers.In a statement, the state...

Finance: A complete timeline of the bizarre Tesla take-private saga (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has attracted controversy for his statements about taking the company private. Questions have persisted about the amount of funding Musk had secured when he first suggested he had the backing necessary to convert Tesla into a private company, barring a shareholder vote. Tesla CEO Elon Musk...

Tech: HBO gave an official series order to its first superhero TV show, 'Watchmen,' and shared its all-star cast

HBO has given a series order to its first superhero show, "Watchmen," and revealed that it will premiere sooner than expected in 2019. The show is based on the acclaimed graphic novel and is being developed by "Lost" and "The Leftover" co-creator Damon Lindelof. HBO has ordered superhero show "Watchmen"...

In Osun: INEC reacts to specimen ballot paper controversy

The speculations followed the release of a poster of specimen ballot paper which left out the logos of some political parties. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun has dismissed speculations that the logos of some parties had been removed from the ballot paper to be used for the...

Politics: Melania reportedly bought modern furniture for the White House, and then Trump replaced it while she was gone with gilded, 'Louis XIV' style pieces

According to a New York Times profile released Friday, Melania Trump bought furniture for the White House that reflected her aesthetic for "clean, modern lines" but had those pieces swiftly replaced by her husband, who favors "the gilded, triumphal style of Louis XIV." A new report claims that first lady...

WorldRemit: Payment platform partners with Arsenal FC for exclusive new African Coaching Programme

International money transfer service WorldRemit partners with Arsenal FC to open coaching lesson opportunities in England for African youth football coaches. Founded by Ismail Ahmed, a migrant from Somaliland following his personal experience dealing with the difficulties of sending money back home; WorldRemit has always had the DNA of supporting...

Strategy: Thousands of hair dryers sold by Walmart and Amazon are being recalled after people reported being shocked and burned

The Allure and Allure Pro 2200W ionic ceramic hair dryers were manufactured in China and sold online between October 2014 and August 2018 at retailers including Amazon, Walmart, and eBay. More than 200,000 hair dryers sold at Walmart and Amazon are being recalled after 20 people reported being burned or...

Finance: These are the 15 most reliable car brands of 2018

Lexus topped the survey for the seventh consecutive year with a score of 99 reported problems per 100 vehicles, while the industry average was 142. Porsche, Buick, Infiniti, and Kia rounded out the top-five. J.D. Power released its 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study in February. Lexus topped the survey for...

Tech: Should you actually drink your own pee in a survival situation?

It turns out, despite the stories you may have heard if you're in a life or death survival situation, you should probably avoid drinking your own urine. It can end up hurting your chances of survival. You might think that drinking your own urine in a survival situation will keep...

Strategy: These are the fastest-growing retailers in America right now

Primark, Bass Pro Shops, and Build.com are some of the fastest-growing retailers in America right now. See what other retailers are on the rise. America's fastest-growing retailers bring in millions of dollars in sales each year. A recent ranking in the National Retail Federation's Stores magazine looked at America's top...

Alex Iwobi: Super Eagles midfielder makes Nollywood debut

Alex Iwobi makes his debut in Nollywood, as he takes his brand from the pitch to the movie industry. Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has made his debut in a Nollywood movie called INPADISU but is yet to be released.Iwobi participated in the production of the movie after he represented...

In Abuja: One killed, 12 others trapped as three-storey building collapses in Jabi

Three-storey building collapses, killing one in Jabi, Abuja One person has been reportedly killed at the collapse of a three-story building in the Jabi area of Abuja.The building, a shopping complex, reportedly collapsed at about 1:30pm on Friday, August 17, 2018.Twelve other persons were said to have been trapped while...

Finance: Tesla sinks after Elon Musk opens up about 'the most difficult and painful year' of his career (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the past year has been "the most difficult and painful year of my career," in a revealing New York Times interview published Thursday night. Tesla shares sank as much as 7% Friday following an emotional interview by CEO Elon Musk. The billionaire told the New...

Sex Toys: Here's how to use anal beads

Just like most sex toys, anal beads don't come with instructions. The anal beads are a set of thick plastic or soft rubber balls that are either connected to each other by a string or molded as one piece. Sometimes the beads are different sizes, starting small and getting progressively...

Solomon Dalung: FIFA reject meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Sports

FIFA say president Infantino is indisposed and can't meet with Nigeria's Sports Minister Dalung. World football governing body FIFA have rejected a meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung to discuss the current crisis that has vortexed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The Super Eagles and other teams under the...

Finance: Elon Musk is gearing up for 'months of extreme torture from the short-sellers' (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the past year has been "the most difficult and painful year of my career," in a revealing New York Times interview published Thursday night. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told the New York Times that he's bracing for months of "extreme torture" from short sellers. The...

Finance: A millennial who left her 6-figure job at Google to be a full-time social media influencer explains why she was willing to take the risk

Krystal Bick left her six-figure job at Google after five years to pursue her side hustle: being an influencer. She now earns as much as five-figures for a brand ambassadorship and says being an entrepreneur is liberating. Krystal Bick left her six-figure job at Google after five years to pursue...

Pulse Blogger: How to make money from home on forex trading market

People that start forex trading have a lot to learn before they can really start making money. It is important to get as much good information as possible in order to learn what to do. Read the following article for great advice on how to successfully trade currency on forex.1.With...

New Video: DJ Snake x Niniola – 'Maradona' (Riddim)

Watch the exciting visuals to Niniola's 'Maradona Riddim' electro remix by DJ Snake. DJ Snake has shared the visuals to his electro mix of Niniola's hit single, 'Maradona Riddim'.Popular French Disc Jockey/producer, DJ Snake who jumped on singer Niniola's 2017 monster single, Maradona, a while back is out with the...

Politics: Nigeria is making plans to decentralise its police force

The committee will find ways of decentralising police operations so that there will be greater access to information and make it less cumbersome in approach. The Nigerian government has commenced the process to decentralise the operations of its police force in order to tackle insecurity and reduce human rights abuse...

Drug Abuse: Know the extent of Tramadol abuse in Borno State, Nigeria

After the 'codeine storm' last year, the BBC documents Tramadol usage within the Boko Haram, vigilantes defending against them and by people who have suffered effects of terrorism. In the Hollywood movie Beast of No Nation, the lead character Agu gets high off 'Brown Brown' a mixture of cocaine and...