Showing posts from June 5, 2016

Photos: Muhammad Ali's body arrives in Louisville ahead of his public funeral

The body of three-time heavyweight champion and outspoken civil rights activist, Muhammad Ali, has arrived in his hometown of Louisville - where he'll be laid to rest. An airplane carrying his casket, which was wrapped in a black cloth bearing Arabic scripture in gold on it, arrived from Arizona, ahead of a public funeral procession and service expected to draw huge crowds.

Nigerians react to Pres. Buhari traveling to London to rest & visit an ENT doctor

Nigerians on twitter are reacting to the news of President Buhari traveling to London today to rest and also see an Ear, Nose and Throat doctor. President Buhari was last week reported to be ill but his media aide, Femi Adesina, on Saturday June 4th denied the report, saying he is fit as a fiddle.

But the next day, Adesina released a statement announcing that the President was going to rest and also visit and ENT doctor as he had an ear infection. Many Nigerians shared words of prayers while others expressed their disappointment. See reactions from Nigerians after the cut..

'My piece of mind' - Basketmouth writes on issues in Nigeria

Read the comedian's piece below...
As I am learning to stop complaining and get used to the electricity situation in my beloved Nigeria, i can't help but worry about other bigger problems facing my country at large. Once again a land already polluted with blood and oil is reported to be witnessing beheadings by religious fanatics, murders by herdsmen, and bombing of oil pipelines by a supposedly impoverished and marginalised deltan posse, let's not talk about the Biafran agitators, kidnapping and robberies....confusion everywhere.

Cultists allegedly murder Youth Corper serving in Bayelsa (photos)

James Onuh, a civil engineering graduate of University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State and a National Youth Service Corps member serving with Bayelsa State Ministry of Works, was killed by unknown gunmen alleged

Former Pres. Jonathan pictured with Ben-Bruce & Reno Omokri in London

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan pictured with Senator Ben Murray-Bruce and his former Spokesperson, Reno Omokri, at Bloomberg TV Station this morning in London..

Photos: Secondary school students in Oyo state protest planned privatization of their schools

Secondary school students in Oyo state are presently staging a protest against the planned privatization of their public schools. Due to the dwindling economy of the state, the state government had planned to invite some private individuals to financially manage the schools. Teachers in the schools have rejected these plans. Some of the protesting students were seen carrying "No To Return of Schools" placards. See more photos after the cut..

Cristiano Ronaldo hit by social media backlash after posting controversial 'racist' picture

Real Madrid and Portugal star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit by social media backlash after the striker posted a photo of him and pals wearing an Ant- mask aboard his private jet to join up with his Portugal teammates ahead of EURO 2016. What caused the controversy was his photo caption: “Tanned faces!”, which some people felt was racist. Do you see anything wrong with the photo or caption? See the reactions after the cut.

'Where are we going to as a nation?' Singer J Martins asks

Singer J Martins took to his Instagram page to ask this question as he pondered on the present state of Nigeria.

Gleo Trinity Finally Unviels Cover Art of His Much Awaited Album "FOCUS"

Finally Gleo Trinity unveils the cover art of his EP album 'FOCUS' which promise to be an album with great songs featuring great artist like Weezdohm, Maverick hurt, Tha beast, Aj (afrobankmusic), Nini (afrobankmusic), Teecee, Mr wilfred, Drain, Champ Marley, Otis and Tizzy, Gleo trinity is a talent Africa need to watch for!!!! anticipate on this one!!! Stay connected with Gleo Trinity on twitter and iG and facebook @GleoTrinity......... #Anticipate