Date
August 24, 2019

Student Fails French Exam After Naming Cristiano Ronaldo As The Goat [SEE PHOTOS]

A student failed his French exam by a single mark after he named Cristiano Ronaldo alongside a picture of a goat. Ahmed Nabil, 15, was presented with a variety of different animals in the paper but rather than write down a sensible answer, he included a certain five-time Ballon d’Or winner in his answers. “It was a French exam I did two years ago.” he told SPORTbible. “For me personally, it was a very hard test and one of the sections was: write the meaning of every animal we show you but in french. “I couldn’t remember what a goat was called in french, so I thought I’d do something [Read]

Nigerian ‘Yahoo Boys’ Relocating To Ghana, Says Magu, As FBI, EFCC Arrest 16 Fraudsters

ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in collaboration with the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested 16 cybercrime suspects since the joint operation code-named, Operation Wire Wire, was launched. Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the EFCC, said this on Friday while hosting the Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in his office in Abuja. He vowed to identify and bring the suspects to justice, adding that following the onslaught and intensified raids on their hideouts by the EFCC, they relocated to Ghana. He said: “It is very sad. It’s like the era of these 419ners and ‘Yahoo Boys’ is coming back. “I remember [Read]

DRUG TRAFFICKING: 23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia [SEE FULL LIST]

Just few weeks after the Saudi authorities executed Kudirat Afolabi for drug trafficking and Saheed Sobade, another Nigerian, reportedly nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah. According to reports, twenty three (23) Nigerians would be executed at anytime in Saudi Arabia, for drug-related offences. They were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances that are punishable by death. Saudi documents revealed that they were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- Aziz International Airport, Madinah having concealed the banned substances in their rectums. See their names below:- Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri Tunde Ibrahim Jimoh Idhola Lawal Lolo Babatunde Sulaiman [Read]

“I got N6m from a sitting APC Governor, 13m from APC to prosecute Buhari’s election” – Wadume makes shocking confessions

In an exclusive interview with Saturday Vanguard, Wadume gave a blow by blow account of his encounter with both the police and his Army Captain friend in charge of the 93 Battalion, Wukari who aided his escape after his initial arrest by the police. Wadume who expressed shock at the manner the soldiers opened fire on the Police Toyota Hiace Bus that was conveying him to the Taraba Police Command Headquarters in Jalingo said while he also sustained bullet wounds on his right thigh after the shootings, he never asked the army captain to rescue him from the policemen who arrested him. He also explained that as at the time [Read]

1.4million Nigerian Youths Suffering From Depression, Mental Disorder – Onofa

ABEOKUTA – A Psychiatric Consultant at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr. Lucky Onofa has disclosed that, nothing less than 1.4million Nigerian youths are suffering from mental disorder resulting from depression.  Dr. Onofa disclosed this on Friday at a Mental and Emotional lecture organized by Fresh Anointing International Church, Wasimi, Ogun state. The psychiatrist noted that, though, the figure might have increased from 2015 statistics due to prevalence of drug abuse among the youths recently. He said the number represented 20% of 7milion Nigerians who are suffering from depression as the commonest mental illness. According to him, increase in drinking of alcohol and exposure to cannabis substances [Read]

Nnamdi Kanu orders IPOB members in Japan to arrest, disgrace Buhari

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has ordered his group in Japan to attack, disgrace and arrest President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had planned to depart Abuja, on Sunday for Japan to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama, a statement by his media aide, Femi Adesina signed. On hearing Mr. President’s plan to travel, Kanu according to Saturday Punch directed his members to attack and arrest him in Japan. According to Kanu, President Buhari must be arrested and handed over to Japanese authorities to enable him to answer for his alleged mass murder [Read]

Ogun APC Crises: You Will End Up In Ignominy, Chief Adebiyi Curses Oshiomhole

ABEOKUTA – Sacked Chairman of the Ogun State All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Derin Adebiyi has cast a curse on the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole.  In an interview with newsmen in Abeokuta on Friday, an overly angry Adebiyi, whose officials have just been pushed out of the secretariat by the caretaker committee, transferred his aggression on Oshiomhole. He did not wish Oshiomhole well at all. “Oshiomhole is backing this illegal caretaker committee; he has caused serious damages to the party at the national level. Mark my word, Oshiomhole will leave his position with ignominy,” he said. Derin accused Oshiomhole of backing the “illegal caretaker committee” in Ogun [Read]

StartConFest: Uyo warms up for biggest tech festival

AKWA-IBOM – Between September 26 and 28, youths across Nigeria, players and stakeholders would gather in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital for the 5th edition of “StartConFest” a 3-day event loaded with innovative activities. Organized by RootHub, Uyo’s premier innovation hub, founded to promote collaboration among youths and give a platform to budding entrepreneurs, the event promises to be spectacular and entrepreneurially rewarding. Themed ​“Create The Future”, ​it is expected to have over 5000 attendees and would feature workshops, innovation zone, experience zone, Music zone, creativity stage and a marketplace for vendors to exhibit their products and services to attendees. StartConFest, celebrated annually, is a platform where passionate industry players, [Read]

Dubai Forum: African business leaders make mentorship list

Eight prominent business leaders have been selected to mentor high-potential startups from the UAE and Africa participating in Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Global Business Forum (GBF) Mentorship Programme. Four UAE-based mentors and four Africa-based mentors have joined the first-of-its-kind programme which aims to foster cross-border cooperation between the two startup communities and help participants expand their global presence. The selected mentors offer a wealth of expertise in a wide range of fields, including, technology, education, retail, construction and finance. According to a release by by APO Group, made available to OpenLife, all of the mentors have a proven track record in building business and driving the growth of [Read]