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… Educative, inspiring and entertaining youths\' magazine

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BlackBerry rebrands security software after acquisition splurge

BlackBerry Ltd. rebranded the software products it acquired over the last three years, tying them together into a single system it hopes will be the go-to platform companies and governments use to protect their electronic devices from hacks. The system, called “BlackBerry Secure,” is the culmination of Chief Executive Officer John Chen’s efforts to shift the company from ailing smartphone maker to a leader...

Falz closes in on deal to become ambassador for Blackberry Messenger

The year 2016 is surely a good one for talented musician cum comic actor Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz the Bahd Guy. Falz who has established his own label known as Bahd Guys Records impressed many when he bagged Best International Act at the BET awards and the Best Comedian in a Movie at the AMVCA’s this year- the first Nigerian entertainer to win awards in music and the movies. The entertainer...

“She is very worried about the kids being around Kanye,” – Kanye West Living Apart from ‘Concerned’ Kim Kardashian West for Medical Reasons

Kanye West is out of the hospital, but the rapper is not back home with his wife Kim Kardashian West and their two children. A source close to the family tells People Magazine the entertainer, 39, is living apart from his family for the time being and continuing treatment for undisclosed mental health issues after leaving UCLA’s Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital earlier this week. “He is receiving outpatient...

Some FCT Men decry Women’s use of Padded Undergarments

Some men in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday said the use of body enhancers such as padded brassieres, hips and bum boosters by women was deceptive. The men said the body enhancers give a wrong impression about the reality of the user’s physique. Body enhancers are undergarments such as padded braziers, butt’s booster, hip enhancer, waist cincher and others worn by women. Some of the men...

Cruising Chelsea set eyes on Cloud Nine

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea juggernaut rolls back into action against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday with the Premier League leaders chasing a ninth consecutive win. Chelsea produced the most impressive display of their winning streak last weekend when they came from behind to win 3-1 at Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. They have not won nine successive league games within the same season since 2007 and ahead...

14,200 youths living with HIV/AIDS in Benue State – APYIN

President of the Association of Young People Living with HIV/AIDS, APYIN, Fabian Tor, has revealed that no fewer than 14,200 Benue youths are currently living with the dreaded HIV/AIDS in Benue State. Tor made this known at the 2016 World AIDS Day celebration in Makurdi with the theme, “Hands on for HIV Prevention.” According to him, “The development is a serious issue but our members are committed to...

Aisha Buhari urges children to embrace Nigerian culture, creativity

Hajiya Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday urged children to embrace the cultural values of Nigeria and develop their creative minds. Aisha said this during the Children Fiesta at the ongoing Abuja carnival, which began on December 3. Represented by her Senior Special Assistant, Dr Hajjo Sani, Aisha said children were the leaders of the future and should uphold the rich culture of the...

#ThrowbackThursday: Imprisoned for coup plot, Yar’Adua dies in detention

On this day, December 8, 1997, reports filtered in that Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, a prominent actor in Nigeria’s political space, had died. He died while being detained by the military junta led by General Sani Abacha who had accused him and a few others of plotting to overthrow the regime. Yar’Adua will be remembered not only for his journey through the Nigerian Army but also his uncommon activism that saw...

Rigobert Song pictured: Former Liverpool star looks frail in hospital as he recovers from life-threatening stroke nine weeks ago

Cameroonian appeared to be doing well as he was photographed in hospital wearing a Southport Under-21s training kit First public photo of Rigobert Song after October 2 cardiac arrest (via Cameroonian media). Currently in France and “recovering steadily”. RIGOBERT SONG can be seen looking frail in the first pictures to emerge since he suffered a stroke nine weeks ago. The former Liverpool star, 40, fell...

5 weeks to sale, Nigeria at last appoints managers for $1bn Eurobond

Apparently worried by signs that most investors targeted by its $1 billion Eurobond sale are foot dragging, the Nigerian government has agreed to appoint Citigroup, Standard Chartered Bank and Stanbic IBTC Bank as managers of deals. The sale, which started with a road show in August 2016, and billed to take off in January 2017, is said to have suffered some prejudice following failure of government to have...

5 reasons to ditch your blackberry phones this December

Nigerians generally have a love for blackberry phones and accessories, but it’s time to face facts. The BlackBerry is on its last legs and now is the best time to ditch it and move on. Aside from the fact that BlackBerry smartphone sales have been disappointing, and the company has announced that it’s essentially up for sale, here are are five other good reasons Nigerians should ditch their blackberry phones...

ritish police arrest 3 suspects involved in organised slavery

A pre-dawn operation by the British police saw the arrest of three suspects involved in the running of an organised slavery ring in the southern county of Kent according to reports. Seven locations were raided with the operation targeting car washes and residential addresses and resulted in the arrests of two men, aged 32 and 36, and a 21-year-old woman. Reports say the raids were carried out after an investigation...

Armed forces remembrance: Group launches 5 million emblems for free distribution to students

A group, Nigeria Fallen Heroes Project, has launched the production of five million armed forces remembrance emblems and fact books to be distributed to students free, as part of the efforts to shore up support for troops engaged in fight against insurgency. The group which plans to establish a trauma centre in the north east to cater for medical needs of wounded soldiers had flagged off an international lottery...

Aisha Buhari Inaugurates “Nigerian Women Against Corruption”

Wife of the President Aisha Buhari said on Wednesday in Abuja that it was time Nigeria women joined forces against corruption. Aisha Buhari made the call in Abuja at the inauguration of a programme titled: “Nigerian women against corruption’’. The event was organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in collaboration with the wife of the President. Prof. Grace Alele-Williams the first...

Recession forced me into making Ankara ties — UNILAG student

Buraimoh Kikiope, a 200l Law student, University of Lagos , UNILAG has said that the current economic situation drove him into making corporate ties with Ankara fabrics for clients both home and abroad. Speaking to Quadlife, Kikiope said it was high time Nigerian youths became creative rather than continuously \ languish in despair and alter helplessness. His words, “I am known as EkAfricanclassic. What inspired...

House boy steals N.6m items from employer’s house

A house boy has been nabbed for allegedly stealing items worth N616,000 from his employer’s house in Gwarinpa.  The suspect, identified only as David, worked as a house boy and a security guard at the house at Road 69 Adkan Estate, Gwarinpa and is reported to have carted away the items while his master was away. A police source said due to the suspect’s duties, he had access into the rooms because he...

IBB Varsity to Build 10,000-Bed Hostels — VC

The Vice Chancellor, Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai, Mohammed Maiturare, said on Wednesday that the institution had evolved a Public/Private Partnership to develop 10, 000-bed hostels for its students. Mr. Maiturare, who disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lapai, said the first phase of the project would commence with the construction of a 5,000-bed hostel at the...

I’m A Graduate Of UniJos – Hon Kwande

The honourable member representing Jos North/Bassa Federal constituencies, Sulaiman Yahya Kwande has debunked the report that he has only an O-level result without any certificate from a University in Nigeria. One of the national dailies had, on Sunday reported that some 45 federal lawmakers were voted into office without university qualification. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, Hon, Kwande said that he is...

Pay Super Falcons’ allowances, sports enthusiasts tell NFF

Some sports enthusiasts in Saki, Oyo State, on Tuesday appealed to the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to pay allowances of the Super Falcons, who have just won the continental championship. Some members of the squad in Abuja on Monday threatened to occupy the National Assembly if their allowances and bonuses were not paid. Speaking with NAN in separate interviews, some sports lovers said the development...

Mourinho explains why he brought on Fellaini against Everton

After securing a draw against Everton on Sunday, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has explained why he brought on Marouane Fellaini, who took three minutes to absolutely ruin Manchester United’s day at Goodison Park. The Reds were leading by a first half goal from Ibrahimovic, and looked to be in control as they were heading for a much needed three points. But Mourinho brought the midfielder in to the...



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