Nigeria wins gold medal at 2019 SAGE competition in US

Some Nigerian students have made the nation proud by winning two gold medals at the 2019 Students for the Advancement Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) competition – The first group won for their project called the Marist Air Quality Monitor which detects harmful substances in the environment and trigger an alarm – …

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Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health sites

Pinterest Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from “public health organisations”. Last year, the social platform stopped showing results for vaccine searches to tackle the spread of misinformation. Social media companies are facing increasing scrutiny over how they moderate content on their sites. In recent …

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Shakiru Adegoke, Chelsea goalkeeper, set to play for Nigeria U-17 national team

Golden Eaglets Shakiru Adegoke has been invited to play for the Golden Eaglets ahead of the U-17 World Cup The Chelsea shot-stopper was handed an official invitation from the NFF a few days ago Nigeria will participate at the FIFA U-17 World Cup which will be hosted by Brazil in …

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BREAKING: NECO Releases 2019 June/July SSCE Results

NECO A breakdown of the results released on Tuesday shows that 829,787 candidates representing 71.59℅ made five credits and above, including English Language and Mathematics. The number of candidates who made five credits and above, irrespective of English Language and Mathematics is 1,041,986 representing 89.90℅, which shows a drop by …

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234work.com-Nigeria’s First and Largest Freelancing Platform for Buying and Selling of Services

Whether you need a logo design for your new blog, photographer for a photo shoot, website or an article for publication, you are at the right place.

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African Games: Aku scores brace as Falconets beat Algeria 3-0, reach final

African Games women football events saw the Falconets beat Algeria to reach final Cynthia Aku’s brace and one from Zainab Olapade powered the Nigerian U20 women team to victory They will face either of Morocco or Cameroon for gold medal Nigeria U20 women national team are through to the final …

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EFCC operatives reportedly visit Obasanjo Library over babalele alleged €150m probe

EFCC operatives reportedly visited the Olusegun Obasanjo library as part of investigation into Atiku Abubakar son-in-law The former vice president’s son in law reportedly gave money to a library official. It was however not clear if the operatives found any document at the library Operatives of the Economic and Financial …

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Kogi Election: Court Affirms APC’s Decision To Hold Indirect Primary

Kogi Election A Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct indirect primary for the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State. Justice Taiwo Taiwo approved the party’s choice on Monday and dismissed two suits filed by some APC members in Kogi, …

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Wadume: Army, police reportedly clash at DHQ panel

Nigeria police and the army reportedly trade words at the DHQ panel set up to investigate killing of three policemen by soldiers after arresting suspected kidnap kingpin Wadume – The soldiers claimed they had thought Wadume was being kidnapped, adding that the police squad refused to stop at three military …

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Keyamo speaks on photo with suspect arrested by FBI

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for Niger Delta affairs, has reacted to a photo he appeared in and currently trending – The photo shows Keyamo posing with Jerry Ikogho, one of the cyber fraud suspects apprehended by the FBI Ikhogo is number three on the 77-man list of Nigerian fraud …

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Soyinka cautions FG against using security agencies to silence Nigerians

Professor Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s Nobel laureate, has cautioned against the use of security forces to reduce Nigerians’ freedom – The professor also advised Nigerians against believing everything they read online, asking them to assess such news deeply – Soyinka added that people post different things online to fulfill their sentimental …

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Ex-Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine dies

The Nigeria Football Federation, on Thursday, announced the death of a former Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine. NFF said that Chiejine died on Wednesday, after a brief illness. Chiejine, who was born on May 17, 1983, had scored 15 goals in 61 games for Nigeria as of 2007, according to Wikipedia. NFF said, …

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Buhari Arrives In Kaduna For Commissioning Of Projects

He was received by Governor Nasir El Rufai and other top Government Officials at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Zaria. During the visit, the president will commission the Phase II of the Zaria Regional Water Supply Project Completed the the El-rufai administration. The first phase of the project was …

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Ekweremadu’s attackers risk 10-year jail as Nigerian mission seeks prosecution under German law.

The Nigerian High Commission in Germany has said that attackers of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, will be prosecuted under German law. If convicted, the attackers risk 10-year jail term each, as physical assaults are punishable by fines or imprisonments of up to 10 years in Germany. The Nigerian embassy …

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Fleeing Borno residents return after Boko Haram attack

Normalcy has returned to Gubio and Magumeri communities of Borno after the Wednesday night attacks coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that residents in the affected areas returned to their homes after the insurgents’ attacks at Gubio and Magumeri headquarters of Magumari and Gubio Local Government Areas …

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Police nab kidnappers who took yam, schnapps, palm oil as ransom

Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested . The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Wednesday . The kidnappers were reported to …

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Minimum wage: Exercise patience – Negotiation team tells labour

Nigerian civil servants have been advised to exercise patience over the delay of the implementation of the new minimum wage – The message was sent by Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on Tuesday, August 20 – The JNPSNC said that it will not go on strike since negations …

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Facebook Launches Tool To Let Users Control Data Flow

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity. The new tool is to give clients access to …

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Nigeria-Seme border closure leaves thousands stranded

The federal government on Tuesday, August 20, shut down the border between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin This caused a lot of discomfort and inconvenience for nationals of both neighbouring countries who were returning to their bases after business transactions The spokesman of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Joseph …

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Nigerian Army sacks soldier for allegedly killing commercial driver over 100 Naira bribe.

The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, August 21, announced the dismissal of an alleged killer soldier, Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, to pave the way for his prosecution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army dismissed Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Chimaobi …

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Davido performs with 50Cent, says dreams do come true

Nigerian music star, Davido, recently revealed that one of his dreams have come true The DMW star shared a video on Instagram where he was spotted performing with American rapper, 50 Cent Davido also congratulated the rapper on the new season of popular series, Power. Almost every individual has people …

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Robbers attack Nasarawa deputy governor’s convoy, kill 3 policemen, driver

Suspected armed robbers attacked the convoy of Nasarawa state deputy governor, Emmanuel Akabe The robbers reportedly opened fire on the convoy killing killing three policemen and a driver Akabe, the deputy governor, was unhurt but was looking shaky at the hospital where they were rushed to. Suspected armed robbers on …

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Nigerians React To Re-arrest Of Kidnapper, Wadume, By Police

Nigerians have been reacting to news of the re-arrest of kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume by the police in a hideout in Hotoro area of Kano State on Monday. Wadume gained notoriety after he escaped arrest on August 6, 2019, following an altercation between men of the Nigerian Army and the …

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Mohamed Salah Reveals His Stance on VAR & Confirms His Preferred Position

l​iverpool winger Mohamed Salah has admitted he does not like VAR as he fears it will suck the excitement out of football, although he believes it will help him win more penalties this season. Last season, Salah was often accused of diving to win penalties, with many fans of rival …

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Man Utd and Inter Milan expect to reach Alexis Sanchez transfer agreement today

MANCHESTER UNITED and Inter Milan will reach an agreement with Alexis Sanchez today, according to reports in Italy. The Chile international is surplus to requirements at Old Trafford with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ready to let him leave. Sanchez has been a major disappointment since his transfer from Arsenal in January 2018. …

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Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

England women’s manager Phil Neville said footballers should “boycott” social media to send a “powerful message” that abuse is not acceptable. Neville’s comments come after Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba  having missed a penalty in his side’s match on Monday. “We have to take drastic measures now as a football …

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BREAKING NEWS: Oyo-Ita arrives Aso Villa on Ministers’ inauguration

Oyo-Ita is under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged financial infractions to the tune of N3bn.

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Ambode: APC reacts to EFCC’s raid on former Lagos governor’s home

The All Progressives Congress has said there are now sacred cows in the fight against corruption The party is reacting to the search conducted by the Economic Financial Crime Commission at the Epe home of ex-governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state The spokesperson for the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, says the …

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BREAKING: You can’t access INEC server, Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal

Atiku and PDP had alleged in their petition pending before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the “authentic” results of the February 23, 2019 election which gave them victory were stored in the said INEC server.

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Dwayne Johnson Marries Girlfriend Of 12 Years Lauren Hashia in Hawali

The rocks wedding The actor met Hashian in 2006 while he was filming a movie (The Game Plan) But they started dating officially in 2007 after his divorce. he has a child from his previous marriage and another two from his relationship with Hashian. The Rock was recently named the …

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