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…

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…

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.

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…