By Vanessa Obioha
Housemates woke up this morning to a surprise visit by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. There have been speculations since last night that there would be a surprise eviction, followed by social media posts on DStv and GOtv, stating that surprise evictions will happen from Thursday till Monday.
This morning however, Ebuka arrived at the house and asked the nominees for possible eviction to pack their bags and keep in the store house.
Mike, Tacha, Cindy, Ike and Elozonam quickly packed their bags.
Ebuka would later reveal that Cindy is the latest nominee to evict the house. She was among the new housemates that … >>> Read Full Story
The Senate on Thursday resolved to focus its legislative agenda on mitigation of poverty, corruption and revamping of education, among other development programmes.
It also resolved to stimulate fiscal prudence, promotion of unity among Nigerians and housing as interventions for Nigerians.
The resolutions were made after a debate on the presentation of a report of the ad-hoc committee on Legislative Agenda for the 9th Senate.
Leading debate on the report at plenary, Sen. Sabi Abdullahi (APC Niger), said that it was important for the Senate to focus on how to take 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
He said that the Senate must … >>> Read Full Story
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Friday urged Nigerians to pray for the co-convener of RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore and former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki.
He made the appeal while condemning the continued detention of Sowore by the Department of State Services, DSS, despite court order granting him bail.
Fani-Kayode said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has proven that it can “do anything they want, to anybody, for any reason and at any time” with Sowore’s continued detention.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of an Abuja Federal High court had granted Sowore bail but DSS has continued to hold the former presidential candidate in detention. … >>> Read Full Story
The Lagos State Government has warned that it will not accept a compromise of quality on any job and standard regulations from contractors handling government projects.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye, who spoke during an inspection tour of some of the on-going projects including Egan-Ayobo Road and Agege Pen-Cinema Fly-Over projects, warned that any contractor who compromised standards would be sanctioned.
While emphasising the need for quality jobs and total adherence to project guidelines, the Special Adviser directed that contractors should henceforth submit their work schedules to the Ministry for verification before construction, insisting that government … >>> Read Full Story
Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa
The Nigerian Navy has declared that it would make the Body Mass Index (BMI), one of the major criteria for promoting its personnel and allocating courses to its officers and men. The BMI is the measurement of a person’s weight with respect to his or her height. It also indicates a person’s total body fat, with normal range falling between 18.5 and 24.9.
The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Rear Admiral Saidu Garba, made this declaration Thursday during the maiden edition of a wellness lecture with the theme: “Harnessing Good Health Through Prescribed Medical Lifestyle” at the command’s … >>> Read Full Story
The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit on Friday raided a brothel around Mile 2 area and arrested 14 persons for alleged possession of illicit drugs.
Chairman of the task force, Mr Olayinka Egbeyemi, in statement said: ”during the raid, five notorious miscreants and nine commercial sex workers were arrested with illegal drugs, and the brothel demolished” he said.
The unit chairman further said that the raid became necessary following complaints that the increased criminal activities around Mile II and FESTAC areas were being perpetrated by miscreants residing in the brothels.”
Zero tolerance: Lagos taskforce nabs 71 miscreants in Oshodi … >>> Read Full Story
Manchester United have been handed a major boost ahead of their Premier League clash with Arsenal on Monday night.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side could feature forward, Anthony Martial when they take on Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Martial has been out of action for Solskjaer’s men with a thigh injury since Man United’s 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at the end of last month.
Anthony Martial is set to return in time for Manchester United’s clash with Arsenal, according to reports.
According to Evening Standard, the France international has returned to Man United’s training ahead of their Premier League clash against the Gunners.
The newspaper added … >>> Read Full Story