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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip, and other Royals arrive St. George Chapel for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding (photos)

The highly anticipated wedding of British Prince Harry to former American actress Meghan Markle is here, and as expected, it's a star studded event.

Lord Sky Ft. Ibrahim Idris - IGP "Transmission" Music Video

A man identified simply as 'Lord Sky' has created a viral music tune from the Ig of Police, Idris Kpotum's speech blunder video.

The IG has been in the news in recent times over a video showing his struggle to read a speech in Kano, repeating the word 'Transmission' severally.



Watch the Video HERE

Wife Of Donald Trump Junior Files For Divorce

(Reuters) - The wife of Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, has filed for divorce in New York, according to court records.

Vanessa Trump, a former model and actress, and Trump Jr. said in a joint statement on Thursday: "After 12 years of marriage, we have decided to go our separate ways."

The statement was provided by the Trump Organization, the president's business empire, which his son helps manage.


Further details were not immediately available on the uncontested divorce filing by Vanessa Trump in a New York state court. She and Trump Jr. have "enormous respect" for each other, according to the joint statement, which also asked for privacy.

Prison Officers Secretly Move Charles Okah To Borno Prisons After Life Sentence

Charles Okah, the brother of the leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), who was given a life sentence for terrorism, has been secretly moved from Kuje Prisons, Abuja, to one of the prison facilities in Borno State, THISDAY has learnt.

Worried about his seeming familiarity with the prison environment and the officers at the Kuje Prisons, the authorities of the Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) last Tuesday transferred him quietly.

EFCC Charges Bellview, First Nation Airlines With N1.7bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday arraigned Bellview and First Nation airlines with an alleged fraud of N1.7bn.

Joined as the first defendant in the charge was the Managing Director of First Nation Airlines, Mr. Kayode Odukoya.

The airlines and Odukoya were arraigned on four counts before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja Special Offences Court.
The charges border on forgery, use of forged documents, perjury and stealing.

Pastor Adeboye & Wife Visit Ortom, Benue For Condolence

The governor is my son, the wife is my daughter and my children cannot be in trouble and I will fold my arms and do nothing. I would have come here before now but was guided by the spirit not to visit Benue before the President. The challenges are enormous but we know who to run to, and that is God almighty.

Statement made today by the General Overseer, Redeem Christian Church of God, Papa Adeboye who is in Benue State with his wife for a condolence visit and prayers for the state.

U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes In Iraq On Thursday, Killing 7 People On Board

One of the U.S. military helicopter in Iraq has crashed after hitting a power line in Iraq's western Anbar province, killing all seven personnel aboard.

According to a statement from Pentagon this morning, the officials said the crash of the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter occurred Thursday afternoon near the town of Qaim.

"All personnel aboard were killed in the crash," Brig. Gen. Jonathan P. Braga, director of operations, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, said in a statement.

"This tragedy reminds us of the risks our men and women face every day in service of our nations," he said. "We are thinking of the loved ones of these service members today."

The statement further said;

Former South African President Jacob Zuma To Face Corruption Charges

South Africa's former President, Jacob Zuma, is to face prosecution for 16 charges of corruption, Chief Prosecutor Shaun Abrahams has confirmed.

Mr Abrahams said he believed there were "reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution".

The charges - which Mr Zuma denies - include counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering.

Mr Zuma, 75, was forced to resign as president last month by his party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

He was facing his ninth no-confidence vote in parliament before he left office.

Why Lionel Messi Scored 2 Goals Through My Legs - Chelsea Goalkeeper, Courtois

Chelsea FC goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois has admitted that he made a mistake for Lionel Messi’s two goals following Chelsea’s defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League. The defeats means Conte's side were dumped out of the champions league on Wednesday.

Antonio Conte’s side are out of Europe after a 3-0 loss at Camp Nou which began with Messi opening the scoring in the third minute. Ousmane Dembele doubled Barca’s lead before Messi completed the victory in the second half. For both of Messi’s goals, the Argentine put the ball through Courtois’ legs, and the Belgian admits the Barcelona forward exploited his weakness from close range.

In Courtois words;

Ex- Trump Campaign Chairman Faces 305 Years...

Paul Manafort could face the rest of his life -- and almost 300 years or more -- in prison, a federal judge said Tuesday.

"Given the nature of the charges against the defendant and the apparent weight of the evidence against him, defendant faces the very real possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison," federal judge T.S. Ellis III of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia wrote Tuesday.

Ellis last week placed Manafort under home incarceration while wearing a GPS monitor and set a $10 million unsecured bail.

Manafort, 68, has been under similar home arrest and bail conditions for a separate case in Washington, DC, federal court that was filed in late October.

Britain Expels 23 Russian Diplomats Over Chemical Attack On Ex-Spy

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a Russian former double agent in southern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, adding it was the biggest single expulsion in over 30 years.

May told parliament Britain would also freeze Russian state assets wherever there was evidence of a threat and downgrade its attendance at the soccer World Cup this summer.

Former spy Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious on a bench in the city of Salisbury on March 4 and remain in hospital in a critical condition.

NYSC Withdraws Corps Members From Volatile Areas

Due to the recent unrests in some of local government areas of Kaduna state and the need to protect lives and property of members of National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC ), the scheme said today that, it has suspended posting Corps members to such areas.

This is also as the scheme said, it had withdrawn all corps members serving in Kajuru local government area of the state following the recent crisis at Kasuwan Magani area of the local government.

26-Year Old Rapes 72-Year Old Grandma, Then Strangles Her

A 26-year-old man raped a frail 72-year-old woman before smothering her with a pillow in her bungalow, a court heard. Craig Keogh is accused of raping and then murdering Jane Hings during a drink and drug-fuelled attack in the early hours of September 24 last year.

Keogh, who occasionally walked Mrs Hings’ dogs, denies murder, rape and burglary. Birmingham Crown Court heard that Mrs Hings was found dead in her bed at her bungalow in Fleckney, Staffordshire. Prosecutor Mary Prior said Keogh, now 27, had been on a night out in Oadby before getting a taxi home, walking to Mrs Hings’ home in Elizabeth Road, and breaking in.

Mrs Prior said that as well as twice raping Mrs Hings and killing her, Keogh stole her wedding and engagement rings from her fingers, along with her purse, handbag, cash and other items. She said: ‘Craig Keogh went into Jane Hings’ house while she was in bed.

Fresh Trial Of Alleged Kidnapper, Evans Begins

A fresh trial of alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, began on Wednesday before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Special Offence Court in Lagos.

Mr. Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, and Victor Aduba, are facing a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, kidnapping and unlawful possession of firearms.

The prosecution’s first witness, Idowu Haruna, while being led in evidence by Titilayo Shitta-Bey, narrated how his team caught Evans and how he led them through his mode of operation.

“I’ve worked in the Inspector General of Police’ Intelligence Response Team for the past five years now,” Mr. Haruna, a police Inspector, began.

Pastor Adeboye, VP Osinbajo Make Reputation Poll’s 2018 100 Most Reputable Africans

Leading Global Reputation-Management Consulting Company, Reputation  Poll, has released its inaugural list of 100 Most Reputable Africans.

The list which features individuals from diverse sectors including: Leadership, Entertainment, Advocacy, Education and Business has representation from 33 African Countries with 55 males and 45 females.

The list of 100 Africans has Nigeria leading with 21 individuals with South Africa, Kenya and Ghana following respectively.

Atiku Reportedly Sells US Home For $2.95m

A luxury mansion co-owned by a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and his fourth wife, Jennifer Douglas, in the posh neighbourhood of Potomac, Maryland, United States, has been auctioned, according to an exclusive report by Premium Times.

The property gained international notoriety in 2005 after it was searched by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in connection with a bribery scandal involving disgraced former U.S. Congressman, William Jefferson.

Lere Olayinka Comes For Ekiti Governorship Aspirant and The Response Was Savage

Hian, so much for Ekiti. Lere Olayinka has sent intending Governorship aspirant in the next Ekiti election a bad memo on Twitter. Babafemi Ojudu who seems to also be ready for him, didn't take it lightly as went ahead to dig out photos to reply him, lol.

RSS Storm Olusosun Dump Site To Evacuate Squatters

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal and Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), ACP Olatunji Disu, at the Olusosun Dump site today co-ordinating response efforts and evacuation of squatters.

Diamond Platnumz Obtains Licenses For His TV And Radio Station

Bongo Flava Star, Diamond Platnumz has obtained licenses to run his own radio and TV station (Wasafi TV and Wasafi Radio).


http://newshelm.ng/diamond-platnumz-obtains-licenses-for-his-own-tv-and-radio-station/

Fire Outbreak At Olusosun Dump Site In Ojota, Lagos Destroys 10 Cars, 4 Trucks

At least ten Lagos State LAGBUS vehicles, four refuse evacuation trucks and millions of naira worth of goods stored in warehouses have been totally destroyed following a sudden outbreak of fire at the Olusosun dump site in Ojota, Lagos.

The fire which started at about 4pm on Wednesday evening was allegedly caused by a flare on the dumpsite which quickly spiralled out of control.

Court Jails Babatunde Habeeb, Estate Agent 1,230 Years

Lagos – Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere Thursday sentenced an Estate agent Babatunde Habeeb also known as Babatunde Salawudeen, who duped 101, prospective tenants of N28million, at 59 Oriola, in Alapere Ketu area of Lagos, to 1230 years imprisonment.

Justice Ipaye found Habeeb guilty of the 82 counts charge of conspiring with his brother Alahaji Ishola Salawudeen who is still at large and obtained the sum of N28million, under false pretence from unsuspecting accommodation seekers.

AFDB Gives Nigeria $300m To Tackle Youth Unemployment

The Federal Government on Thursday said the African Development Bank has approved a $300m loan to contribute to job creation, food security and nutrition, rural income generation and improved livelihood for youths in both urban and rural areas in the country.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha said this in Abuja at a round-table on tackling youth unemployment in Nigeria.

The event was organised by the Bureau of Public Service reform in collaboration with the Department for International Development.

The SGF at the event also constituted an Inter-ministerial task team to address the youth unemployment challenges in the country.

He said members of the team would be drawn from the Office of the Head of Service, ministry of labour, ministry of finance, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigerian Economic Summit Group and the National Directorate of Employment.

Lagos Opens Centres To Fight Unemployment

Government on Tuesday said it had set up job registration/labour exchange centres to create jobs for the unemployed and underemployed residents.

The newly deployed Commissioner for the Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, who said this during a tour of some of the centres, added that the initiative would be used to train job seekers in vocational skills.

She said, “The labour exchange centres were established in all the local government areas to register unemployed graduates for skill acquisition in their areas of interest and also to provide accurate data and statistics of unemployed youths for placement in the private and public sectors. However, the wealth creation ministry will focus more on skill acquisition.

“Interested youths will be trained in the centres across the state. The beneficiary will also be empowered with start-up capital through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund.”

The Chairman of the Ikorodu Local Government Area, W…

Nigerians Accept I’m Doing My Best – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari earlier today said Nigerians were accepting that his administration was doing its best, even if they were doing so grudgingly.

This was made known in a statement by the President while receiving the Gambian President, Mr. Adama Barrow, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari said his administration had studied the problem of unemployment in the country which he described as one of the biggest challenges, and added that his government was working hard to change the narrative. He said;

#RedCardMovement: Oby Ezekwesili Visits INEC Chair To Discuss Electoral Process

Members of the Red Card Citizens Movement led by Oby Ezekwesili @obyezeks paid a courtesy visit to Hon. Chairman INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and Members of the Commission to discuss issues relating the Electoral Process.
The red card movement is a political movement founded by Former minister Oby Ezekwesili which her main objective is to stop the country's ruling party, the All Progressive Congress, APC as well as the main opposition party, the PDP.

While heralding the #RedCardMovement, she said; “Enough is enough,” through her Twitter handle @obyezeks.

“My political agenda is simple. I shall actively campaign against APC and PDP in the 2019 elections except in rare cases where they field new minds with a strong record of public interest.

Bomb Factory Discovered In Edo State.

Following the explosion that rocked Okpella, the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has directed the commissioner of police and the Director of Department of State Services (DSS) in the state, to commence search for explosives and other weapons and dis-arm the militia group operating in the community.

A suspected bomb factory was uncovered in Iddo, Okpella, after one of the explosives exploded. One of the suspected bomb makers was killed in the explosion. One of the victim’s legs was also chopped off by the blast. .The building where the suspected bombs were manufactured is a three- bedroom apartment which the villagers said was occupied by some men from Kogi State.

Nigerian Court Awards $10 Million Damages Against Shoprite For Contract Breach

After seven years of legal battle, a Lagos High Court, Igbosere has awarded the sum of $10 million against South African retail giant, Shoprite Checkers (PTY) Limited and its business partner, Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited for a breach of contract entered with a Nigerian firm, AIC Limited in 1998.

In a landmark judgment delivered by Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo on November 30, 2017, but exclusively obtained by The Guardian yesterday, the court held that the defendants were in breach of the agreement when they (Shoprite and Supermarkets) went secretly behind AIC Limited promoted by Chief Harry Akande to establish Shoprite outlet in one of the locations earlier shown to them by the claimant.

The court also held that the claimant was duly entitled for compensation for such a breach and awarded the sum of N1million against Shoprite as cost of the action as well as an interest at the rate of 10 per cent per annum effective from the date of judgment until final liquidation o…

Nigeria Emerges World’s 4th Largest Cashew Producer, Earned N284billion

National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) says Nigeria has emerged fourth largest producer of cashew in the world.

The association said Nigeria produced 220,000 metric tonnes of cashew nuts out of World’s total of 2.1 million tonnes last year, adding that the country exported 120,000 metric tonnes in the year under review.

NCAN President, Tola Fasheru who stated this in Abuja, Thursday when he visited the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ms. Aisha Abubakar also revealed that cashew farmers in the country earned N123 billion ($402 million) from the export of cashew last year and between 2015 and 2017, earned $813.05m (N284.5bn) in foreign exchange from the exportation of cashew.

Fasheru called on the Federal Government to save the industry from collapse through initiatives such as the provision of incentives to farmers to expand their trade and protection of farms against encroachment from foreigners.

Efcc’s Attempt To Arrest Abba Kyari Sparks Panic In Aso Rock - Sahara Reporters

Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian Presidency, was, on penultimate Sunday, thrown into a panic, following an alarm by Mr. Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, that he was about to be arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Kyari, who has been named in a number of corruption cases, said sources, told, Presidency officials that his residence at Defence House in Abuja was ordered invaded by Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting EFCC Chairman.


The Chief of Staff was said to have quickly notified the Director-General of the Department of State Security (DSS), Mr. Lawan Daura, of the impending arrest. Mr. Daura, who has been offering protection to high profile corrupt persons, using his office, immediately deployed a platoon of DSS officers to stop Magu from carrying out the arrest.

DSS Tries To Arrest Pastor Isa Elbuba Over His Video On Buhari, Fulani Herdsmen

PoliticsNGR has just learnt that a Pentecostal pastor, Isa Elbuba has allegedly been arrested by the Department of State Security(DSS) for criticizing the activities of Fulani Herdsmen.

According to a witness, Prince Henry Nwazuruahu Shield, Elbuba was picked up by the Operatives in Jos, Plateau state earlier today. It will be recalled that Elbuba criticized the herdsmen and President Buhari in a church sermon video that his has since gone viral. He is the General Overseer of EBOMI ministries.

Mr Shield wrote;

You remember him? He's the bold pastor who made the same kind of video I made few days ago. He has just been arrested. I'm ready for mine. We won't let these tyrants destroy the democracy many laid down their lives to build.

Fashola Inspects National Meter Test Station In Lagos

Minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola paid an inspection visit to the National Meter Test Station of the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) in Oshodi, Lagos.

http://www.metronaija.ng/photos-fashola-inspects-national-meter-test-station/


Yusuf Buhari Leaves Hospital After Power Bike Accident

By Dipo Olowookere

Son of President Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf, is now ready to be discharged from the hospital after he was involved in a horrific motorcycle accident in Abuja on Boxing Day of 2017.

Yusuf, reportedly the only son of the President, was taken to Cedarcrest Hospitals in Abuja after the road mishap, where he was placed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the health facility.

A statement issued by management of the hospital today and shared by one of the President’s aides, Mr Bashir Ahmad, it was disclosed that after the successful surgical operations carried by a team of neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeans, Yusuf was now stable and making "remarkable progress."

However, the hospital emphasised that no friend of the President’s son was involved in the accident as widely reported in the media.

Patience Jonathan Loses Bid To Reclaim Seized $5.9m

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on Friday upheld the decision of the Federal High Court in Lagos, which ordered the interim forfeiture of a sum of $5.9m found in Mrs. Patience Jonathan’s Skye Bank account.
The appellate court, in a lead judgment by Justice Mojeed Owoade, threw out the ex-President’s wife’s appeal, challenging the forfeiture of the funds to the Federal Government.

It held that the appeal lacked merit.


Herdsmen Killings: Buhari Can Be Impeached – NBA

The President of Nigeria Bar Association, Ikeja branch, Adesina Ogunlana, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s “silence and indecisive action” on herdsmen killings.

He said Buhari’s attitude is enough ground for him to be impeached.

In a chat with newsmen, Adesina said the President is indirectly approving the killing by Fulani herdsmen.

His words: “We have seen the federal government display its might and concern for security in certain parts of the country, the question and puzzle now is why the government is quiet in the face of the Fulani herdsmen which has led to the massacre of thousands of people and displacement of thousands of people from their normal abode.”

Buhari Meets With 7 Northern Governors Behind Closed-Door

2019: 7 Northern govs meet Buhari behind closed door

—Say they believe in continuity
—As El-Rufai says severance package for sacked teachers is ready
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

ABUJA – SEVEN Northern governors, Friday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari in closed-door after the Friday Juma’at service at the State House Mosque, Presidential Villa, Abuja.



The governors who met President Buhari behind closed-door were Abubakar Bello of Niger, Ibrahim Gaidam, Yobe, Yahaya Bello, Kogi, Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano, Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna, Jibrilla Bindo, Adamawa and Simeon Lalong, Plateau State.

Speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, Governor Ganduje of Kano State claimed that the coming together of the seven governors was coincidence and not for any purpose.

Trump Alarms Lawmakers With Disparaging Words For Haiti And Africa

President Trump on Thursday balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than from places like Norway, according to people with direct knowledge of the conversation.

Mr. Trump’s remarks, the latest example of his penchant for racially tinged remarks denigrating immigrants, left members of Congress from both parties attending the meeting in the Cabinet Room alarmed and mystified. He made them during a discussion of an emerging bipartisan deal to give legal status to immigrants illegally brought to the United States as children, those with knowledge of the conversation said, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss the meeting.

When Mr. Trump heard that Haitians were among those who would benefit from the proposed deal, he asked whether they could be left out of the plan, asking, “Why do we wan…

Gates Of Gated Streets Within Lagos Removed

Senior Special Assistant to Gov Ambode on Community Affairs, Alhaji Tajudeen Adeniyi Quadri led the State enforcement team to one of the non compliant gated streets during the monitoring and enforcement exercise of the State Govt's policy on Gated Streets across the metropolis.

http://www.newshelmng.com/2018/01/photos-gates-of-gated-streets-within.html


Yusuf Buhari Secretly Acquired Power-Bikes, DSS Operatives Sacked - Daily Post

Following the involvement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, Yusuf in a ghastly accident, during a power-bike racing on Tuesday, December 26,2017; facts have emerged on how Yusuf secretly acquired the multi million naira bikes.

DAILY POST exclusively gathered from a reliable source at the presidency that the BMW power-bikes, with a whopping sum of $157, 000 each from Germany were acquired secretly by Yusuf around June, 2017 at the instance of his friend, Bashir Gwandu.


Our source revealed that upon the purchase of the two power bikes, they were kept at Gwandu’s residence, located in Gwarinpa District, in the Bwari Local Government Area.

Yusuf, whois attached with three operatives from the Department of State Service (DSS) reportedly struck a deal with his security details, who allowed him to always sneak out in the night for racing at Gwandu’s place.

Daring Rescue: LASEMA Recognizes Daring Third Mainland Bridge Rescue Responders

LASEMA today recognized the duo of Ugochukwu Nwairo and Felix Anyanwu both emergency responder of the service for their role in the viral daring rescue of a middle aged man trapped in a quick mud in the third mainland bridge enivirons late last year .



Governor Ortom Should Decamp To PDP If He Wants Killings To Stop In Benue - FFK

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has disclosed how Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State can end the menace of Fulani herdsmen in his state.

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chieftain said Ortom must leave the All Progressives Congress, APC, for him to effectively tackle the Fulani herdsmen in his state.

In a tweet via his social media handle, the former Minister said the governor must also stop worshiping President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to the PDP Chieftain, the ruling “APC belongs to the Miyetti Allah, to the Fulani militants and their cows.”

PDP Will Transform Nigeria In 2019 – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has assured Nigerians that the Peoples Democratic Party is the only party that will transform the country and take its economy back to its prosperity.

Atiku expressed this in Kaduna at the weekend, when one of his supporters, Miss Zainab Musa Pindar, organised a reception for him at the Arewa House, welcoming him back to the PDP.

A statement signed by Jacob Onjewu Dickson, spokesman for the Chairman of Atiku Care Foundation, Ambassador Aliyu Ibn Abbas, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Monday, said the Wazirin Adamawa further told his supporters to spread the gospel of the PDP’s good plans to the people at the grassroots.


“PDP still remains the only national party in Nigeria. It is the hope of the common man to be free from the fraud called the APC,” Atiku who was represented by Ambassador Abbas said.
https://punchng.com/pdp-will-transform-nigeria-atiku/

Ghana Bars Recruits Over Stretch Marks And Bleached Skin

The Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS) has disqualified candidates with bleached skin and stretch marks from a massive recruitment exercise.
A GIS spokesman told the BBC this was because people with such marks might bleed during the "strenuous" training.
Some Ghanaians condemned the bar as sexist and unfair. Those with tattoos, dreadlocks and "bow legs" were also disqualified from the exercise.
The GIS received some 84,000 applications for just 500 jobs.
The kind of work we do, it's strenuous and the training is such that if you have bleached skin or surgical marks on your body during training exercises, you may incur some bleedings," Superintendent Michael Amoako-Attah, told BBC Pidgin.
Candidates must undergo a medical and a full body check as part of the GIS recruitment process.
It is the ban on stretch marks which has aroused most anger on social media.
While others praised the move against women who lighten their skin.
This is the latest controversy s…

Fuel Price: Oil Marketers Backpedal, Begs FG For Tax Holidays

By Michael Eboh


Oil marketers, Wednesday, jettisoned their clamour for an increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, and instead appealed to the Federal Government to grant them tax holidays and other incentives that would help cut their costs and also ensure that they resume fuel importation.

This was part of agreements reached at the meeting of the ad-hoc committee set up by the Presidency to engage the Federal Government on ways to get oil marketers to restart importation of the commodity and resolve the country’s fuel supply challenges.

A source in the meeting, who does not want to be named, because he was not authorized by the committee to talk on the agreements, also disclosed that it was agreed by all the members that the price of the commodity should not be increased.

He also stated that oil marketers had agreed to adopt cost-cutting strategies, while four sub-committees were inaugurated to help address the challenges of fuel supply across …

Mother, Son Called To Bar Same Week. Shares Amazing Story Of Their Success

Mrs Uchechi Onyekwere Nwadiogu and her son Mr Nwadiogu Bernard Alozie have been through the thick and thin period of the legal profession together. However, their days of patience wasn’t wasted as the mother and her son were eventually called to bar the same week, leading possibly to (a record breaking call in the history of call to ) the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
In this exclusive interview with the Nwadiogus, the duo lead us through the challenges of raising a family, practicing law and the eventual success the mother and son celebrated.


Can we meet you both?
Mom: I am Mrs Uchechi Onyekwere Nwadiogu.I was born and married in Ohanze,Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State.

Son: I am Mr Nwadiogu Bernard Alozie,a native of Ohanze,in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State.

RE: Fed. Varsities May Not Benefit From N10 Billion ‘universities Solar Project’

The Rural Electrification Agency wishes to make clear that the planned Energizing Education Programme (EEP) which aims to provide dedicated and reliable electricity to Federal Universities is on course for delivery in 2018, and is already part of the 2017 budget.
Allegations that the MD/CEO made any statements to the contrary are patently untrue and are at best, a misunderstanding and at worst, a campaign to deny our federal universities the opportunity to access uninterrupted power. Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi stated in fact that a majority of the Universities under the EEP are located in rural as well as underserved communities, hence the REA’s involvement.
READ MORE:
Providing Uninterrupted Power Supply For University Students, Not a Mere ‘Street lighting’ Project – Ministry
Everything You Need To Know About Rural Electrification Agency
The following milestones have been achieved indicating REA’s continued commitment to implementing the programme:
Approval by the Federal Executive …

The Innoson Military Vehicles Purchased By Nigerian Army

​​In reaffirming its commitment to encourage participation of local manufacturers in developing Nigeria’s military industrial complex, The Nigerian Army has gone into partnership with Nigeria first indigenous vehicle manufacturing company, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company Ltd based in Nnewi, Anambra State to conceptualize, design, modify and produce armoured fighting vehicles and other military hardware.

This was made known yesterday, Tuesday 2nd January 2018 during a meeting between the management of Innoson Vehicles led by the Chairman, Dr Innocent Chukwuma OFR and the leadership of the Nigerian Army led by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai at the Army Headquarters, Abuja
Speaking during the meeting, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai congratulated Innoson Vehicles for giant strides it has recorded in the production of various brands of vehicles lately.