Oliseh committee hearing moved for Egypt games

Former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh will no longer appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Sports until after the two African Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Egypt in Kaduna and Alexandria later this month. The two games against the North Africans are billed for Kaduna on Friday, March 25 with the return game holding four days later in Alexandria. “The meeting has been moved so that the Nigeria Football Federation can focus fully on the Egypt matches,” an official told Africanfootball.com. The former Super Eagles captain was specially invited by the members of the House to present his own side of his resignation story after he quit a month to the matches against Egypt. But since the lawmakers made their position known, the NFF officials had maintained that the hearing would be a major distraction to the crucial Group G games with the Egyptians leading the group. Some other followers of the...

Fashion: What’s the Big Deal with Waist Training?

Waist Trainer is really trending right now. From the Kardashians, Jessica Alba, and other celebs that wear this modern-day corsets. [caption id="attachment_14402" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Kardashian's Waist Training[/caption] The Question is, What is the big deal really? , The corset has been in vogue for a long time. Does it really help one to lose belly fat and is it safe? It has becoming the latest weight loss strategy among the ladies, It is a practice that involves wearing a corset-like device for hours at a time to compress your core, which will supposedly decrease the size of your waist permanently over time.  “Medically, it doesn’t make sense that cinching your waist tightly will make it permanently smaller,” says Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., clinical professor of ob-gyn at Yale School of Medicine. "Once you take the garment off, your body will return to its usual shape. It’s also uncomfortable, restricts your movements, and if you...

Eight-year-old teachers’ draw salaries in Bauchi

Children as young as eight are being paid teaching salaries in Bauchi,  as part of identity fraud, officials discovered. The scam, which involves drawing the salaries of non-existent civil servants, is widespread, a Source confirmed. But the government has recently been cracking down, removing thousands of "ghost workers" from its payroll. Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy. It is the continent's top oil producer, but its economy is currently under huge strain due to the recent collapse in oil prices. The state has been able to save millions of dollars as a result of an ongoing verification of its workforce, the auditor general for Bauchi said. Abubakar Gabi said that thousands of workers and pensioners did not appear for an exercise aimed at rooting out ghost workers and claimants....

Kiss Daniel to drop album titled ‘New Era’ in May

[caption id="attachment_14393" align="alignleft" width="275"] Kiss Daniel[/caption] Woju Crooner, Kiss Daniel has revealed that his album titled ‘New Era’ will be dropping in May 2016. He made the announcement on Instagram saying… ’I want to appreciate my fans for this…You gave me the inspiration needed to prepare this ‘love potion’ ALBUM: NEW ERA. Thank you God for fuelling my spirit when i nearly gave up. I dedicate this to you PAPA and POP. NEW ERA album drops in May 2016, and new single from the album drops soon…’...

Ighalo to resume training Thursday

TVC E, SPORT - Nigerian born Watford striker, Odion Jude Ighalo will resume training by Thursday after he must have rested his muscle strain injury for two or three days while allaying fears that he would be out for long. Ighalo ended his goals drought on Sunday when he got Watford’s curtain raiser in their surprise 2-1 away win at the Emirates Stadium against Arsenal but was substituted eight minutes from full time for precautionary motive after muscle strain complaint. The Super Eagles’ striker told SportingLife that he would be fine after  three days rest at most and that he would be fit for their weekend’s home league tie against Stoke City.  “I will be ready after two or three days’ rest. It was not a serious injury. I just had a slight muscle strain but I will be okay for the weekend tie and for the AFCON qualifier against Egypt next week,”...

More film pirates nabbed as filmmakers, police comb Alaba

TVC E, NEWS - Like the popular cliche," everyday for the thief, one day for the owner," it has been a black week for film pirate in the commercial hub of Nigeria. Following last week’s arrest of one Emmanuel Eze Obasi, a suspected film pirate who is presently being remanded in Ikoyi prison, two other suspects were, at the weekend, arrested at the Alaba market, Lagos for similar offence. The suspects, Ogbonnaya Nwite and John Abbah were picked up in their homes and led to their replicating studios in Alaba market, where about three-bus load of unauthorised movie titles were recovered. The arrest followed a tip-off and subsequent sweep on the market, an acclaimed hub of piracy activities, by popular film marketers; Mr. Gabriel Okoye, aka Igwe Gabosky and Mr. Norbert Ajaegbu with the assistance of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr. Solomon Arase’s team from the Area E Command, Lagos. The team also...

Buhari condemns political violence in Rivers State

TVC E, NEWS - President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Malabo condemned recent political violence in Rivers State, describing it as primitive, barbaric and unacceptable.  In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said: “We will deal decisively with all sponsors of violence. I have given the security services clear directives in this regard. “We will show that violence in any form will no longer be tolerated before, during or after elections,” the President said at an interactive meeting with Nigerians resident in Equatorial Guinea. President Buhari said that the Independent National Electoral Commission will be encouraged to explore the possibility of Nigerians abroad voting in the 2019 general elections. Noting that some African countries have started allowing their citizens resident abroad to vote in national elections, the President said that he fully empathized with the desire of Nigerians in the Diaspora to vote in national elections. He said that he will therefore...

Falz premieres Soldier video amid applause

TVC E - Having received accolades for the trailer for the video of his track, Soldier, hilarious Nigerian artiste, Folarin Falana, aka Falz tha Bahd Guy, last Sunday brought together big names and lovers of the industry for its premiere proper. The event, which was strictly by invitation took place at Genesis Deluxe Cinema at Lekki  and was witnessed by a gathering of lovers of Falz and his brand of music. Featuring the sultry and soulful Simi, the track, Soldier is a humorous love song which tells the story of a young officer who falls in love with a girl but meets with stiff resistance from her. However, just as he embarks on a journey to report to his base, he receives news that she and her clique have been kidnapped. The onus is on himself and his team to rescue the maidens. As explained by its Director, Clarence Peters, the Soldier video is...

Fan reports Denrele Edun to Inspector General of Police

TVC E - Denrele Edun who has shown off sexy hairstyles and dresses than most of his female colleagues have, has also gotten more hate than any Nigerian artiste, all because of his personal style. Seems like some fans are really displeased with eccentric OAP, Denrele Edun's lifestyle if this latest tweet by a Twitter user is anything to go by. The popular star shared a disturbing tweet from a Twitter user who alerted the Nigerian police to arrest him. He shared it on his Instagram page with the words, "I need NEWER haters; the old ones are starting to love me and the new ones are boring!" ...

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