Ten Things You Need To Know About Monkey Pox

Monkeypox is a self-limited disease and symptoms usually last between 14 to 21 days. The infection is highly contagious and can be fatal.   Bayelsa’s government and its residents are on high alert at the moment. Over the past couple of days, an unusual virus, Monkeypox has infected 11 residents in the state, including a medical doctor. The patients have been quarantined at the State University Teaching Hospital. Without much ado, here are 10 things you should know about Monkeypox outbreak in Bayelsa. (1) What is Monkeypox? Monkeypox is a…

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Governors, Ministers want Buhari to contest in 2019 – El-Rufai

El-Rufai

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that governors and ministers under the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 presidential election. El-Rufai, who made this known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday, said the governors and the ministers made the call as members of the Buharist Group. The “Buharist Group” is an association of APC governors and ministers, whose primary aim is to promote and…

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President Buhari to Travel to the US

President Muhammadu Buhari

President to attend 72nd UN general assembly session in US President Muhammadu Buhari will be speaking at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Shehu reportedly confirmed that Buhari would attend the UN General Assembly holding in the United States of America. This was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Punch reports. Shehu reportedly confirmed that Buhari would attend the UN General Assembly holding in the United States of America.…

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I Wish Nigeria’s Oil Dries Up – El-Rufai

El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said that he is wishing that Nigeria’s oil dries up, describing it as “easy money” He said the huge revenue generated from oil is the reason governments are not innovative and serious about developing the country.   He said the huge revenue generated from oil is the reason successive governments in the country were not innovative. He stated this in Ibadan on Saturday, September 9, while speaking at the 2017 Town Hall Meeting/Founder’s Day celebration, in memory of renowned economist, Professor Ojetunji Aboyade. The Governor said when…

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This is how the ‘Oyinbo Wall’ term was coined

William Troost Ekong and Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong have formed a partnership in the Super Eagles central defence which has become very exciting for Nigerians. Balogun and Troost-Ekong coined the name ‘Oyinbo Wall’ for their partnership in Super Eagles defence.   The partnership which is now called the ‘Oyinbo Wall’ was instrumental in the Super Eagles unbeaten games against Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.     Our connection has been special since day 1! May u continue to fly high on & off the pitch. 3 for u today. Happy birthday Oga Ekong ✊🏽❤️ pic.twitter.com/FKtRlJdb7M — Leon…

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Liverpool want Real Madrid ace Vazquez to replace Barcelona target Coutinho – report

Coutinho has been chased by Ernesto Valverde for several weeks.   However, Liverpool bigwigs are determined not to sell their star man and have snubbed repeated bids. But Barca keep pushing and the Catalans are confident a deal could still be struck. Spanish news outlet Diario Gol reckon the Reds are eyeing a replacement and Vazquez could fit the bill. The Spain international is only a fringe player at the Bernabeu and Zinedine Zidane might be tempted to cash in. The 26-year-old is a product of the Real academy having…

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Monaco reject €92m Lemar bid, keep Alexis away from Man City

Monaco have rejected Arsenal’s huge €92 million bid for Thomas Lemar, according to the Guardian, and it is likely to have an impact on Alexis Sanchez’s future. ​Lemar has already been the subject of inferior offers from Liverpool, the third one being in the region of 80 million plus Divock Origi. The Gunners, for their part, have made few signings this summer, worrying fans after they lost to Stoke City and were humbled by Liverpool. ​Lemar has scored 16 Ligue 1 goals over the last two seasons, establishing himself as…

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Tottenham on verge of agreeing £40m deal for Euro giants playmaker

Tottenham are on the verge of signing Barcelona playmaker Andre Gomes on loan, according to a report.   The Daily Mail claimed in their live transfer blog on Thursday [05:00pm] that Spurs had emerged in pole position in the race with West Ham to snap up Gomes, 25, in a late deadline day deal. It is understood that the Hammers are not likely to make any additions to their squad before the cut-off, meaning that Tottenham are now ahead and appear to be close to agreeing terms with European giants…

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This is what Evans “Guilty” plea means

Evans, along with five others, were arraigned on charges of kidnapping and conspiracy at the Ikeja High Court.

In line with the Administration of Criminal Justice Laws of Lagos State, the court will record Evans plea as “Not Guilty” and proceed with the trial as usual.   Infamous kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans was arraigned alongside five other accomplices, at the Ikeja High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. His arraignment came after a police-assisted “media tour” that proved unpopular with Nigerians, eventually leading to his disappearance from the public eye. As widely reported, Evans chose to enter a plea of guilty to the…

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Buhari reportedly forced out of his office due to Rats: Nigerians React

Reactions have been trailing the recent report by president Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu who revealed that the number one citizen of the federal republic of Nigeria was forced to abandoned his office at Aso villa due to rodents. Shehu was quoted to have said,  “following the three months period of disuse, rodents have caused a lot of damage to the furniture and the air conditioning units.” Buhari has since been working from “home” instead of the “presidential office” He came back from London after over 100 days away treating a…

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