Afenifere describes Buhari’s N10.3trn 2020 budget as a joke

– The N10.3trn national budget for the year 2020 presented by President Muhammadu Buhari before the National Assembly has been condemned by Afenifere – The pan-Yoruba socio-political group described the national budget as a joke of a document – According to the group, the country is in trouble if a quarter of that amount is…

Herdsmen in Oyo reject state’s anti-grazing bill

– The debates on the proposed Grazing Regulations Bill 2019 in Oyo state is still on – Herders in the state say the bill is a ploy to mete out punishment on them – The herders, however, promised to be of good behaviour and fish out criminal elements in their midst GINNA CROCHET Herdsmen in…

Nigerian Army captures 10 senior Boko Haram commanders

– A sting operation by troops of the 26 taskforce brigade leads to the arrest of some key Boko Haram commanders – A spokesperson for the Nigerian Army , Col Aminu Iliyasu, says many of those arrested have been identified to have operated combat vehicles during the infamous Boko Haram attack on Gwoza in 2014…

How I became a billionaire at 25 – Ebonyi State Governor

– Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has said that he became a billionaire at 25 years of age due to hard work and commitment to duty – The governor said he works very hard and is a very, very rich person – Umahi also announced that the state govt had changed the date of the…

Boston sees first measles case since 2013, city health officials say

Boston health officials this week confirmed a resident has the measles, marking the city’s first case since 2013. The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) on Wednesday announced the confirmed case, noting the patient was officially diagnosed with the virus on Oct. 6. It’s not clear how the person was infected. “During the infectious period, the…

Nigeria has a mental health problem

One in four Nigerians suffers from mental illness, but help is hampered by tight budgets and a lack of skilled staff. Lagos, Nigeria – On the outside, the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Yaba seems tranquil. But on the inside of this century-old facility – one of only a half-dozen psychiatric centres in Lagos, and the only…

Presidency reacts to reports about Buhari marrying a second wife

– Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina debunked the viral claim that President Buhari is set to marry a second wife – The claim which has gone viral on social media stated that the wedding would take place today, Friday, October 11 – While Adesina debunked the claim, also note that the humanitarian minister whom the purveyors…

Nigeria’s Barca Academy director moves to Blaugrana’s U.S. camp

Pioneer technical director of the Barca Academy in Nigeria, Bernat Villa, has been appointed the coordinating technical director for the whole of United States of America. This elevation, according to FC Barcelona, is informed by his ability and passionate drive to see to the birth of the amazing projects conceptualised by the promoters of the…

Senators fault Buhari’s budget, vow overhaul

• Lament higher debt servicing, lower capital expenditure • Say projection on increased oil production flawed • Fiscal plan is focused, APC chieftain insists Senators yesterday criticised the N10.33 trillion 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari for lacking the capacity to boost growth, declaring they would “take over” and “redirect” the economy.Leading the debate,…

Prince Harry And Ed Sheeran Team Up For World Mental Health Day Video

In honor of World Mental Health Day, Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran are teaming up to raise awareness. The famed pair discuss mental health in Harry’s home together, and ask viewers to be vigilant about looking after those “suffering in silence.” It’s an important message, but the video kicks off with a light-hearted ode to…

4 Essential Health and Personal Wellness Tips for Gig Workers

Many gig workers go to an employer/client workplace to fulfill their contracted tasks. And as gig workers they are not normally covered by an employer’s health or accident insurance, nor are they eligible for sick leave or pay. In fact, a recent survey of on-site gig workers found that: 64% of respondents have no sick…

Max Chinnah: Meet Nigerian inventor who invented smokeless stove

– Max Chinnah, a 26-year old Nigerian inventor, has created a smokeless stove that could cook and charge phones – The young inventor said the need to positively affect human lives pushed him into doing something that can help the earth – It should be noted that there are plans to distribute 1,000 pieces of…