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…

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…

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…

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…

N18BN LAGOS STASH: Wike points at Amaechi, says NIA claims balderdash

Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State has alleged that the money found by the EFCC at an apartment in Ikoyi area of Lagos State was kept there by former governor Rotimi Amaechi. He further described claims by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) that the money belongs to it as pure balderdash. The EFCC had stormed…

Amaechi owns the $43m, attempts to cover up will fail –Fani-Kayode’s aide insists

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s media aide, Jude Ndukwe, has insisted that Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi owns the $43million, £27,800 and N23million recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos State. Ndukwe, who said any attempt to cover up the former Rivers State governor’s ownership of the money…

History retold as Isale Eko goes on stage

The auditorium of the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos came alive on Friday with a command stage performance for the stage play titled ‘Isale Eko’- a compelling story of Lagos in the throes of slave trade, power struggle and an account of an abiding yet illicit romance. The stage play co-produced by show business impresario, Olisa…