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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…