2019 UTME: Simi Reacts To New 160 Cut Off Mark

Few Days ago, JAMB officials revealed that they had approved 160 as cut-off mark for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The decision was made at a meeting held in Osun State, Southwest Nigeria. In a swift reaction, Nigerian singer, Simi faulted the current educational system being practiced in the country which she believes has killed off lots of talents. According to her, lots of talents are dying because the country has made many believe that one can only attain success if he or she follows a certain path. She tweeted: I feel like the current method of education is faulty. Ppl have different strengths – but we were raised [Read]

[PHOTOS] Ex-Governor’s Wife Marries Another Man

The wife of the former governor of Taraba state, Mrs Hauwa Suntai Danbaba has set to re-marry to another man. Recalled that the former governor of Taraba state who was seriously injured when his self-piloted plane crashed in Yola, Adamawa State on October 25, 2012. Danbaba Suntai later died in his home while undergoing rehabilitation for brain injuries he sustained from a plane crash. Hauwa Suntai Danbaba, the wife of former Taraba state governor has shared pre-wedding pictures with her new fiancé.   [Read]

I Love Dead Bodies, They Are So Humble – Mortuary Attendant

A 57-year-old mortuary attendant in Uganda, Basil Enatu who has worked with dead bodies for the past 32 years, has said he enjoys working with corpses as they so humble. The man who works at the Soroti Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda narrated the challenges of his work and his motivation for doing it for over three decades. He told Uganda’s Daily Monitor:- “at the time when I used to drink a local brew, people would not want to share a drinking straw or calabash with me. I also noticed a scenario where a vendor had to wash the tube I used for taking the brew using hot water. People [Read]

You’re Rude – Dino Melaye Blasts Yahaya Bello For Hugging Kogi Monarch

Senator Dino Melaye this evening, took to his IG page to blast the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, for hugging a first class monarch in the state. Dino thinks its disrespectful considering the monarch’s age. Posting the photo above on his page,Dino wrote:- ”Very disrespectful and rude Governor Yahaya Bello hugging his paramount traditional ruler Alh Ado Ibrahim who is over 90years. Can Gov Tabuwal hug the Sultan? Or will Elrufai hug the Emir of Zaria? If this disobedient child will not respect the seat of Ohinoyi, he should respect the age of HRM. Home training is not a gift” [Read]

You Won’t Believe What President Buhari Called Abuja Residence For Voting Against Him

President Buhari has described residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a necessary evil he must protect even though they did not vote for him and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in 2019 general elections. The President said this today June 4th when FCT permanent secretary, Christian Ohaa, led a delegation of Abuja residence comprising religious leaders, National Assembly members, civil servants, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies among others to pay him Sallah homage to mark the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast. While speaking to the delegation, the President Buhari said that he would continue to protect the seat of power because any negative [Read]

“Giving Is All That Matters” – Lyta Does Massive Street Giveaway To Celebrate Eid

Popular Nigerian singer, Lyta is the latest of teenage celebrities to do a wild giveaway to the less privileged even though he reveled recently that he is facing depression after he was kicked out of YBNL by his boss, Olamide. The young singer shared a post on instagram today that showed him posing alongside those he put smile on their face in the means to celebrate Eid Mubarak with fans and well wishers. He wrote: “GIVING IS ALL THAT MATTERS IN LIFE” Eid Mubarak !  Something big is coming, guys. Watch this space!” [Read]

How Mother Of Two Beat Other Students To Emerge Best Graduating Student At Babcock University

Babcock University in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, has graduated 1,926 first degree holders, among which was Mrs Edafe Dogo, a mother of two who graduated with a 4.95 cumulative grade point average, to emerge the overall best in the 2018/2019 academic session, Punch Metro reports. Dogo, who is a staff of the school, said she chose Business Education because of her love for teaching, a trait she picked from her mother who was an elementary school teacher. While speaking with journalists at the 17th convocation of the institution held at the University Stadium on Sunday, she also disclosed that the support of God, her husband and lecturers enabled her to achieve [Read]

More Than 500 Biafra Flags, Vehicles, Other Items Seized In Onitsha

No fewer than 500 Biafran flags and other insignia that included belts, caps, shirts, books, fliers, stickers and a car were recovered during the clampdown on banned Biafran agitation group members in Onitsha, Anambra state, by the Joint Taskforce, JTF, that included the police, military, Civil Defence Corps, Federal Road Safety Corps, among others. This disclosure was made by the Onitsha Police Area Commander, Mr John Obuagbaka, while reacting to speculation in some quarters that the Police in Onitsha beat up, extorted and forced residents into their waitng vans in the name of clamping down on Biafran agitators before, during and after celebration of Biafran day by both Biafran Independent [Read]

Pregnancy Photoshoots Are A Disgrace To The Body – Kemi Olunloyo

Nigerian Investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo speaks about pregnancy photoshoots, she condemns the trend and calls all her female followers to pay attention to this. Kemi Olunloyo took to her Instagram page sharing a woman’s pregnancy photoshoot. She captions it; Talk to the pregnant women in your family. Daughters, Aunts, Sisters and more. Pregnancy photoshoots are a DISGRACE to the human body. Nobody needs to see that private side of you except the man that made you look that way or children who want to feel the baby kick. Whether it’s a Western culture thing or Social media fad, it’s DEMEANING. STOP IT AFRICAN WOMEN. [Read]

Nosy Woman Spying On Neighbour Gets Head Stuck in Metal Gate For 5hrs

All this for a little bit of Gossips. Sometimes, it’s just best for one to mind one’s business. A nosy lady found herself in an embarrassing predicament after she got her head stuck in a gate while trying to snoop on her neighbour. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the woman had squeezed her head through the metal bars in an effort to snoop on the people next door. It took firefighters five hours to free the woman from the gate. Sometimes it’s best to mind your own business. A nosy woman who has been trying to spy on her next door neighbor got more than she had bargained for. The [Read]

Naira Marley’s Wikipedia Page Might Be Deleted (Read Full Details)

Wikipedia might delete embattled singer, Naira Marley’s page, as the platform has opened a discussion on the matter. On the 31st of May, 2019, popular social media platform, Twitter, suspended the Nigerian singers page. A check by KikioTolu News on his Wikipedia page, revealed that the platform might also have to delete it soon. According to the online encyclopedia, Naira Marley’s page might be deleted because some users claimed he is only known for internet fraud. The only way to save his page now is for his fans to drop comments on Wikipedia urging the platform to keep the page. See a screenshot of the notification by Wikipedia below; [Read]

TVC Female Presenters Ridiculed On Social Media Because They Did This On Live Programme

Gboyega Adelaja couldn’t hide his disgust when he saw four women presenting the popular morning show – Your View on TVC, with wigs on. The elderly man questioned why the women have refused to flaunt their normal African hair. He went on Facebook to let his views known to the outside world and this has become a big subject of debate on social media. The show which lasts for an hour and thirty minutes is mostly anchored by one Morayo Afolabi Brown to discuss public affairs and it has been running for 6 years now. Read what the man had to say below: [Read]

Osun State Government Offers Free Train Tride From Lagos To Celebrate Eie-El Fitri

The Osun Government says it will provide free train ride to Osogbo for its indigenes in Lagos willing to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri with their families. Mr Bola Oyebamiji, the Supervisory Director for Ministry of Finance, and Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives made this known in a statement on Saturday in Osogbo. “The free train service will depart the Iddo Terminus in Lagos on Monday June 3, with stopovers at designated train stations in Ogun and Oyo states to pick passengers, and is expected to arrive at the Nelson Mandela Train Park Station in Osogbo by 6 p.m,” the statement read. It said that on Thursday June 6, the train would make [Read]

Naira Marley: “They Cheer You Into Crime,When The Heat Is On They Run” – Dolapo Badmus Warns Nigerians

Chief Superintended of Police, Dolapo Badmus has warned Nigerians to stay away from crime and not be fooled by the support they get from people cheering them on to go against the law. The Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, said this while alluding to the arrest of Naira Marley. CSP Badmus wrote: ‘Never let them cheer you up into committing crime…..When the heat is on they will run, you won’t see them again! You will be the only one sweating inside “cooler” while they are out there pressing their keypads. That was a reminder that there is law in the land! I wish your sins are forgiven you [Read]