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Ugandan President bans gambling, sports betting

Uganda’s Finance minister David Bahati, has confirmed that President Yoweri Museveni has ordered his government not to issue or renew licences for sports betting firms. Bahati said President Museveni issued the directive because of the negative impact the betting craze has had on young people. “We have received a directive from President Museveni to stop licensing sports betting, gaming and gambling companies. The President has now directed the board which has been regulating them. From now onwards, no new companies are going to be licensed. Those which are already registered, no renewal of licences when they expire” Bahati told a...

JAMB 2019: What candidates with issues of biometrics should do

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered over 300,000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Benjamin speaking on the registration urged candidates with issues of biometrics must to go to Abuja and have it rectified. The board commenced registration of candidates for the 2019 all Computer Based Test (CBT) on Jan.10 and it would close on Feb. 21. Benjamin said: “I want to reiterate the fact that only...

Nigerian lady reveals how to deal with sidechic disturbing her marriage

Nigerian lady reveals how to deal with sidechic disturbing her marriage

A certain Facebook lady has taken to the platform to list out all the things a lady should do if a side-chick is threatening to snatch her man. The steps in which she has listed are numerous but all circle around intense prayers and fasting. Read her post below; FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Badeh to be buried, January 23 – Military

The late Ex-Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), retired Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh will be buried on Jan. 23 at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. According to a statement by Brig.-Gen John Agim, the Acting Director Defence Information, DDI, the remains of late CDS will be committed to mother earth at 12.30 p. m. after a Church Service. Agim said the service will take place at the Nigerian Airforce Base, Protestant Church, Bill Clinton Drive Airport Road at 10 a. m. He added that there would also be a service of song on Sunday by 5 p.m. at the...

Don’t repress yourself to kitchen alone, Bisi Alimi tells Nigerian women

Popular gay rights activist Bisi Alimi has a word of advice for women and according to him, they are not meant to be in the kitchen alone, but in the office making money. Bisi lamented that most Nigerian women have relegated themselves into the kitchen and leaving the men to struggle for the jobs. This according to him is wrong and should be corrected. He however charged them to rise and take up their rightful spots in the society, which is in the office He wrote: Dear Nigerian women, I am writing to you as an employer, pls be bold,...

Cristiano Ronaldo erased from Real Madrid’s history

New reports say Real Madrid will soon erase its former player Cristiano Ronaldo from its history. An article on the club’s website celebrating four players — Sergio Ramos, Raphaël Varane, Luka Modrić and Marcelo — securing their spots in UEFA’s Team of the Year for 2018, has seen Ronaldo omitted. Report also have it that Madrid stopped following Ronaldo on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram after he left for Juventus. This is quite different from the player’s old club Manchester United which still follows their former star. Being the club’s all-time record scorer, Ronaldo has no place in the club’s main...

Kanu Nwankwo Laments Takeover of His Hotel

Nigerian football star, Kanu Nwankwo has revealed how suspected vandals broke into his Hardley Apartments located along Waziri Ibrahim Crescent in Victoria Island and stole many valuable items. According to the former Super Eagles striker, his football medals, trophies, plaques and other valuable items were carted away. Kanu who is engulfed in a court dispute with Assets Management Company (AMCON) over his Hardley Apartment is reported to have been almost in tears as he lamented the loss of his valuables. The hotel has been sealed up since 2015 sequel to an alleged default in transaction between it and Skye Bank...

With 25Million Likes, Egg Post Breaks Kylie Record Of Most Liked Photo On Instagram

An Instagram account bearing the name of @world_record_egg has broken Kylie Jenner’s record of the most liked photo on Instagram. The simple photo of an egg on a plain, white background, which was originally published on January 4, 2019, has surpassed the 18.2 million “likes” required to steal the record from Kylie Jenner. The first photo of Jenner’s newborn daughter, posted on Feb. 6, 2018, was the leader until this new, mysterious challenger appeared. Behold the mysterious challenger and new King or Queen of the ‘gram below: As at press time, the post is having 25 million likes. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

How ‘Yahoo boys’ made us burn, stop wearing pants, Ondo ladies cry out

Following recent trend of alleged hunt for pants and other female underwears in some parts of the country, some ladies have lamented that the situation is now giving them sleepless nights. Some of the ladies, who spoke to pressmen in various parts of Ondo State, revealed that they no longer wear pants due to the activities of the suspected ritualists and internet fraudsters commonly known as “yahoo boys.” In recent times, some suspected ritualists have been nabbed across the country, particularly in the southern part, who engaged in the stealing of female underwears for what has been suspected to be...

Many feared dead as trailer rams into Ekiti market

More than twenty people were feared dead after a trailer rammed into a roadside market in Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State. According to the reports, about 20 people have been confirmed dead after a trailer rammed into a roadside market at Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The trailer, reports say, was carrying rice sponsored by Senator Tayo Alasoadura. A bus carrying passengers was also involved in the accident as the truck crushed the bus before it rammed into the market. A source said that a commercial minibus loaded with passengers was crushed...