North Korea military parade shows off ‘new weapons’ – video

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches a military parade in Pyongyang on Saturday, marking the 105th ‘Day of the Sun’, the birth anniversary of the state’s founder Kim Il-sung. The parade showcases military vehicles carrying different types of missiles. International fears have been mounting over whether the regime is preparing to conduct a nuclear test…

Google launches web-based service to aid users who lack drawing talent

Search engine giants Google has launched a platform to help people who are terrible at art communicate visually. It also published research about teaching art to another terrible stick-figure drawer: a neural network. Essentially, the program, AutoDraw, allows you to use your finger (or mouse if you’re on a computer) to sketch out basic images…

Adoke accuses EFCC of plot to plant incriminating document, cash in his home

Former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), has alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in search of evidence to indict him, is plotting to plant incriminating document, cash in his Okenne home, in Kogi State. The immediate past AGF and Minister of Justice made the allegation in a statement by…

Traditional Boxing League wants govt. support

The Nigeria Traditional Boxing League (NTBL) has appealed to the Federal and State Governments to support the game to enable the country’s athletes participate in Olympics and other international competitions. Shuaibu Yakasai, chairman of the NTBL in Niger, made the appeal on Saturday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna….

Biafra is unstoppable – Ikedife replies Britain

Elder statesman and a former President General of Ohanaeze, Dozie Ikedife has replied the British Government over its recent statement that Nigeria remains indivisible. He declared that no one can stop the actualisation of the Republic of Biafra. Ikedife was reacting to a recent statement credited to the British High Commissioner to Nigeria Paul Arkwright;…

Suspected robbers’ armourer caught with cache of arms and ammunition

The long arm of the law has caught up with a suspected robber’s armourer Alhaji Badamosi Mohammed after he was nabbed by men of the Kwara State Police Command with a large cache of arms and ammunition. According to the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Olusola Amore, the suspect who reportedly has links with some criminals…

Food: Sokoto Govt repairs 2 rigs, 8 vehicles

The Sokoto State Agricultural Development Project (SADP) says it repaired two rigs and eight operational vehicles to boost food production. The Programme Manager, Abubakar Malami, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Saturday that more than N6.6 million was spent on the repairs. Malami said: “I inherited two grounded rigs and they……

Good Friday speech: Pope begs God over church scandals, global killings

Pope Francis, at Good Friday service, asked God for forgiveness for scandals in the Catholic Church and for the “shame” of humanity. He referred to daily scenes of bombed cities and drowning migrants. Francis presided at a traditional candlelight Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) service at Rome’s Colosseum attended by some 20,000 people and…

Unilorin Don urges Nigerians to become critical prophets

A professor of christian studies of the department of religions , faculty of art , university of Ilorin Pius Abioje has called on Nigerians to strive to become critical prophets as part of effort to speak against evil in the country. The don who made call while delivering his paper titles ” christian prophets and…

Sokoto Old Market on fire

A section of the Old Market in  Sokoto, was gutted by fire Friday night. Efforts were on by the personnel of the state Fire Service to put it out. The cause of the inferno was not yet known. The post Sokoto Old Market on fire appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust.

North Korea warns U.S on ‘provocative’ action

North Korea has warned the United States not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks.” The comments came just as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founding president, Kim Il-sung, the BBC reports. A huge parade in Pyongyang was held…

More than 20 stag party revellers kicked off UK flight to Prague

One man issued with public order fixed penalty notice after plane had to return to gate over complaints of drunken behaviour Twenty-three people from two different stag parties have been removed from a flight at Manchester airport after complaints of drunken and rowdy behaviour before the plane had taken off. One man was issued with…

I am not a striker – Dele Alli

Tottenham Hotspurs’ Dele Alli, has dismissed suggestions that he could be played as a striker, following a goal-laden season and admits he does not “feel comfortable” when leading the line. Alli has scored 16 times in the Premier League already, as Spurs try to chase down leaders Chelsea. The England star has been given licence…

NPFL: Mfon Udoh fit for Enyimba return

Enyimba striker, Mfon Udoh, has confirmed that he is set to make his return for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club. Udoh was advised to rest by doctors, after he suffered fatigue due to fixture congestion. The Enyimba captain, is now ready to play in Wednesday’s match against Remo Stars. “I am getting better…

Ogbia Brotherhood mourns Obua, Jonathan’s former Chief Security Officer

The Ogbia Brotherhood, a socio-cultural group of Ogbia people of Bayelsa across the world has expressed shock and dismay over the demise of Gordon Obua, the former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to Ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obua, who hailed from Ogbia Local Government Area in Bayelsa died of…

North Korea parades military might amid tension with US

North Korea led by defiant leader Kim Jong Un, on Friday at a parade showed its military might amid growing tension between Pyongyang and Washington. The North used the parade celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il-sung to showcase its strategic weapons, such as prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. Wearing…

US based OAU Ife ex-students return for free medical mission

Dr Olabisi Jagun: leads the medical mission to Ile Ife medical mission A team of highly skilled doctors from the United States of America will arrive Nigeria this weekend for a medical mission at Ile Ife, Osun State. The 20-man team of physicians, surgeons and medical support staff is made up mostly of alumni of…

My problem with Mourinho is a “sporting conflict” – Conte

Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, has explained that his touchline tension with his Manchester United counterpart, Jose Mourinho, is just a “sporting conflict”. Both meetings between Chelsea and United at Stamford Bridge this season, saw Conte and Mourinho exchange angry words from their technical area. The Portuguese was not happy with Conte’s rousing of Stamford Bridge…

Traditional Boxing League wants govt. support

The Nigeria Traditional Boxing League (NTBL) has appealed to the Federal and State Governments to support the game to enable the country’s athletes participate in Olympics and other international competitions. The post Traditional Boxing League wants govt. support appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United will beat Rayon – Eguma

Head coach of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma, has expressed his optimism that they will get a positive result against Rayon Sport, in the first leg play-offs of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday in Port Harcourt. The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club dropped into the second-tier competition, after they were knocked out of the…

Gov. Aregbesola says no meaningful development without women

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun said on Friday in Ile-Ife that no meaningful progress could be achieved without women’s active participation in the socio-economic and political affairs of the nation. He spoke at the first in the series of women empowerment sponsored by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, in partnership with the National…

CAF CUP: Rivers United set to battle Rayon Sports

The head coach of Rivers United Stanley Eguma has expressed the need for a positive result when his side will face Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in their first leg play-offs of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday in Port Harcourt. The Nigeria Professional Football League side were knocked out of the CAF Champions League by El…

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits northern Chile: USGS

(Reuters) – A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile, 144 km (90 miles) southeast of Calama, at a depth of 188 km, the United States Geological Survey said on Saturday.

Nollywood To Debut Stakeholders’ NAA Awards in Abuja

Joshua Olomu: Nollywood Ambassadors Award (NAA), a ceremony to recognise and pay tribute to relevant stakeholders who have contributed to the growth of Nollywood is set to debut in Abuja. Mr Sunny-Ken Awoji, President of Nollywood Ambassadors International Initiative, organisers of the event, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…

World Bank rates Nigeria fourth in Global Trade Logistics in West Africa

The World Bank has ranked Nigeria in fourth position among West African countries in its Global Trade Logistics Performance Index (LPI) for 2016. Leading the pack of success for the sub-region was Cote D’Ivoire, with Senegal coming second, while Sao Tome came third. Though Nigeria left Ghana to the fifth position, it is still seen…

No regret or apologies for saying Buhari has failed – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday said he has no regret or apologies for writing the leaked memo which berated the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Federal Government. Recall that El-Rufai had in his memo declared that both Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, had failed Nigerians. Addressing State House Correspondents after joining…

In recession, man pays N42m tithe to Benue church

A man whose identity has been shielded paid N42 million as offering to NKST Church High Level in Makurdi, Benue state capital. The NKST Church is an abbreviation for ‘Non go Kristu U The post In recession, man pays N42m tithe to Benue church appeared first on TheCable.

Northern elites after me – Sanusi cries out

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has accused some members of the Northern elite of trying to cage him. The monarch made this claim while delivering a keynote speech at the Inaugural Annual Chibok Girls Lecture held in commemoration of the third anniversary of the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls from Chibok Government Girls…

Food: Govt repairs 2 rigs, 8 vehicles

The Sokoto State Agricultural Development Project (SADP) says it repaired two rigs and eight operational vehicles to boost food production. The post Food: Govt repairs 2 rigs, 8 vehicles appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

Nigerians should remember me as a red beret-wearing Minister – Dalung

Minister of Sports and Youths Development, Barr. Solomon Dalung, has said he wants to be remembered as a beret-wearing man. The Minister said this during Stakeholders Forum for the Guidelines for the conduct of elections into the boards of the National Sports Federations, NSF. He said, “If I remain a minister, even if I do…

Food: Sokoto repairs 2 rigs, 8 vehicles

The Sokoto State Agricultural Development Project (SADP) says it repaired two rigs and eight operational vehicles to boost food production. The post Food: Sokoto repairs 2 rigs, 8 vehicles appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

Easter: Catholic Diocese Clears Fines of 25 Prison Inmates

The Catholic Diocese of Yola on Friday paid fines of 25 inmates from the Prison, as part of activities to mark the Easter celebration. Speaking at the ceremony, Bishop Stephen Mamza, said the church paid the fine amount and got them released. The church also presented foodstuff to the remaining inmates. Mamza urged Christians to…

ABS Edge Remo Stars to Join Shooting in Quarter-Finals

ABS FC fended off a strong challenge from Remo Stars to clinch the remaining quarter-final ticket from Group C of the NPFL U-15 Promises tournament in Osogbo, edging the Sagamu side 1-0. Shooting Stars were already into the quarter-finals before their last group match against Sunshine Stars but the junior Oluyole Warriors pipped their Akure…

A’Ibom: Rainstorm wreaks havoc in 4 communities, IbesikpoAsutan LGA

Rainstorm which occurred on Wednesday evening has destroyed property worth million of Naira in four communities in IbesikpoAsutan Local Government Area of AkwaIbom. Properties destroyed include, roof of the IbesikpoAsutan local government legislative building, telecommunications mast, fence of the local government secretariat and about 40 shops at NungUdoe main market among others. The Chairman Traders…

Basketball: Hoops and Read defeat Nigerian Air Force

Hoops and Read Club narrowly defeated Nigerian Air Force 71-69 in a thrilling match Friday at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium Lagos. The post Basketball: Hoops and Read defeat Nigerian Air Force appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

FG Expresses Commitment To Self-sustaining Power Sector Tarrif; To Enforce DISCOs’ Metering Commitment 

Power Sector Operators rose from their 14thMonthly Meeting with the Minister of Power Works and Housing in Osogbo, Osun State with the Federal Government expressing its commitment to tariffs that would ensure a self-sustaining power sector and supporting the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission in applying sanctions where appropriate to ensure operators comply with the rules….

Life on the edge: how will Brexit affect the Northern Irish border?

For years the border was dotted with checkpoints, but now young locals aren’t even sure where it is. That’s all about to change… For the past couple of decades, the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland has been shrinking, not in length but in density, all the apparatus of othering – customs…

BBNaija Winner Efe Arrives Warri (photos)

BBNaija winner Efe has arrived Warrior.He was accompanied by Kemen and others. See photos below The post BBNaija Winner Efe Arrives Warri (photos) appeared first on Nigerian Pilot: Nigerian Newspaper.

Photo News: ‎Black Friday; Fatal Accident On 3rd Mainland Bridge

Accident ‎that occurred On 3rd Mainland Bridge this afternoon when a bike rider and his passenger were left seriously injured after crashing into a parked bus, this afternoon. Below are pictures:     The post Photo News: ‎Black Friday; Fatal Accident On 3rd Mainland Bridge appeared first on The Gazelle News.

Boko Haram still kidnapping women, girls in Nigeria – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has stated that Boko Haram insurgents are still abducting more Nigerian women and girls. The group said much works needed to be done to prevent the sect members from further kidnapping of Nigerians. In a statement on Friday, Makmid Kamara, interim country director of Amnesty International, said it was sad that much abduction…

Iyabo Ojo shines in new photos

Popular Nollywood actress and CEO Fespris Production, Iyabo Ojo stuns in these new ad campaigns photos. The post Iyabo Ojo shines in new photos appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Mobilization Time Table For 2017 Batch A

NYSC members during Orientation Course(PHOTO: Online) NYSC Mobilization Time Table For 2017 Batch A S/NO Event Date 1 Briefing/Sensitization of Final year students/prospective corps Members. 4th – 16th April 2017 2 Display of list of all approved programmes for institutions on NYSC portal for cross checking feedback. 3rd – 7th April 2017 3 Collation of…

Easter: Commissioner orders massive deployment of personnel

The Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Mr Musa Kimo, has ordered massive deployment of uniform and plain-cloth police operatives to strategic points in the territory for the Easter period. The post Easter: Commissioner orders massive deployment of personnel appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

Chibok girls: Boko Haram have powerful arms than Nigerian military – Alele-Williams

Nigeria’s first female vice-chancellor, Grace Alele-Williams has slammed the Nigerian army for playing games with the remaining Chibok girls held captive by Boko Haram insurgents. She also said Boko Haram insurgents have sophisticated weapons than the Nigerian military. Three years ago, Boko Haram insurgents stormed Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state, and whisked away…

BB Naija: Tboss’ Brother Slams Singer, Tunde Ednut In Renewed Beef

The last is yet to be heard of the beef between singer and producer, Tunde Ednut and the Tboss army after the singer threw major shades at the Big Brother Naija housemate during the competition. Recall that the artiste who hails from Kogi state had during the reality TV show called the contestant out over……

EXCLUSIVE: NIA never briefed Buhari on any ‘covert’ projects

The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) never briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on its ‘covert projects’ being supposedly financed with the monies recovered from an Ikoyi flat, presidency sources have told TheCable. The post EXCLUSIVE: NIA never briefed Buhari on any ‘covert’ projects appeared first on TheCable.

How To Make Payment On NYSC Portal Using Remita Pay Engine

HOW TO MAKE PAYMENT ON NYSC PORTAL USING REMITA PAY ENGINE The PCM should go to the portal home page and follow the following steps: STEP 1 Click on “already Have Account”-Click here to login. STEP 2 PCM enters Email id and password to login STEP 3 PCM clicks on “click here to make payment”….

North Korea flaunts missiles, other weaponry at parade

The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea’s most important holiday, came amid growing international worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching US shores.

The 20 photographs of the week

Holy Week, a mass rally in Pyongyang, the ongoing destruction in Mosul and Sergio Garcia winning the Masters – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists Continue reading…

Toshiba technology on verge of collapse

There are indications that Toshiba technology, one of the world’s biggest electronics company based in Japan, is about to collapse following excruciating loss it recorded in business. Toshiba warned this week that there is “substantial doubt” about its ability to stay in business, saying its loss for the year ended in March could hit 1…

Ekiti 2018: Who Shall The Progressives Send? By Segun Dipe

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” Isaiah 6:8 Yours faithfully was in the midst of some non-Ekiti friends recently. They were very sympathetic with the course of the state, brought about by its political malapropism, which ushered in the dishonest administration of…

Breaking: Fire guts Sokoto Old Market

A section of the Old Market in Sokoto was  gutted by fire Friday night. Efforts were on by the personnel of the state Fire Service to put it out. The cause of the inferno was not yet known. The post Breaking: Fire guts Sokoto Old Market appeared first on Nigerian Pilot: Nigerian Newspaper.

PHOTOS: Church Where Members Drink Beer To Cast Out Demons

A church in Congo has been revealed to be feeding its members with Beer as a means of casting out demons and other unclean spirits in them. The church, Louzolo Amour church, was reported to have named the beer drinking session, “biéramicine”, translating to ‘a mixture of beer and faith’. The founder of the chuirch……

Fayose Condemns Continued Detention  Of Suswan, Babangida Aliyu, Austin Okai, Others

  Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has decried the indiscriminate arrest and continued detention of former Governors of Benue and Niger States, Mr Gabriel Suswan and Dr Babangida Aliyu as well the National coordinator of Peoples Democratic Party National Youth Frontier (PDPNYF), Comrade Austin Usman Okai, describing their continued detention as further demonstration of…

Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria, Laud New Tomato Policy

The new tomato policy in Nigeria will attract more investments and improve local production of the staple. It will also ensure a rebound in local processing activities and give farmers better deals. Duty regime on tomato The Spokesman of the Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria, Richard Mbaram told Voice of Nigeria that placing a punitive…

Seven Reasons Babafemi Ojudu Is Best For Ekiti 

Here are seven major reasons Senator Babafemi Ojudu is considered by many as being the best man for the Ekiti State governorship job: 1. Born and raised in Ekiti , so he knows and feel what it takes to be great. 2. He’s a fearless, selfless and investigative journalist, so he knows what it takes…

We can Sustain HIV/AIDS Response with Robust Partnership – DG NACA

The Director General of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu has said that in order to ensure an effective and sustainable national response, there is a need to have a basket of funding by both the private sector and government at all level. The DG made the call when some executive officers of Nigerian Business Coalition Against…

VIDEO: Checklout Church Whose Congregation Drink Beer To Cast Out Demons

A church which “casts out demons” by drinking beer during service continues to expand in Congo’s economic capital, Pointe-Noire. The church known as Louzolo Amour was founded by Guy Emile Loufoua Cetikouabo, who proclaims himself God, and claims to be invisible to his followers. He is represented on earth by the current leader of the……

Controversy Continues Over A Single N42m Mystery Tithe In a Benue Church

Philip Dzeremo (Makurdi,NAN): A man whose identity has been shielded by a local church in Makurdi, has shocked church members with a tithe offering of N42 million. Investigations by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi revealed that the money was paid into the UBA account of the NKST Church High-Level Makurdi. Although the…

VIDEO: Bisola Finally Forgives Thin Tall Tony

The Runner up in the recently concluded Big Brother Naija reality TV Show, Bisola who was romantically linked with a married and father of two Thin Tall Tony looks to have finally forgiven the ex-housemate. Recall that Thin Tall Tony had lied to the mother of one while in the house saying that he had……

Bisola Reacts to story of Her being Left At the Altar

First Runner-up to the eventual winner of the Big Brother Naija reality tv show, Bisola has come out to refute an online report claiming that she was abandoned by her husband at the altar. But in a chat with Saturday Beats, she refuted the rumor in one simple, elegant sentence. She said, “I have never……

Agency boss felicitates with Christians at Easter

Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has called on Christians to always portray virtues of love, sacrifice and kindness as demonstrated by Jesus Christ during His sojourn on earth. The post Agency boss felicitates with Christians at Easter appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

TBoss And Kemen Avoid Each Other At The BBNaija Party

It seems the incident between Tokunbo ‘Tboss’ Idowu and Ekemeni ‘Kemen’ Ekerette would not be one for both parties to forget in a hurry. At the party hosted in honor of the Big Brother Naija finalists on Friday night, former housemates Tboss and Kemen stayed away from each other all through, the Net.ng reports. Kemen was disqualified……

Mystery Man Pays N42m Tithe to Benue Church

  A man whose identity has been shielded by a local church in Makurdi, has shocked church members with a tithe offering of N42 million. Investigations by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi revealed that the money was paid into the UBA account of the NKST Church High Level  Makurdi. Although the pastor…