Friday, 3 July 2015

Health talk : Factors experts say that that increase the risk of Prostate Cancer in Men

Experts say the following factors may increase your risk of getting prostate cancer and advise that if four of these eight factors apply to you, then you must see a doctor to erase all doubts.

1.Being Black/African-American

Black men have the highest rate of prostate cancer diagnosis and death in the world, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States of America.

 “Worse, black men seem to get more severe form, are more likely to have the cancer come back after treatment and are more likely to die of this disease,” Dr.  Jane Worthington says. She recommends tests every year, starting at age 40.

Liverpool complete signing of 16-yr-old Nigerian wonderkid Bobby Adekanye from Barcelona

16-year-old Nigerian-born Bobby Adekanye have completed a move to Liverpool  from Barcelona.
The teenager announced the move  on his Instagram page, posting the photo above.

Adekanye who has been on loan at PSV Eindhoven was one of five transfers to Barcelona's youth system that were banned from playing for the club by FIFA last summer over claims they had been signed illegally.

Breaking : Chelsea sign Radamel Falcao from Monaco

Premier League champions  , Chelsea have signed Radamel Falcao from Monaco  on a season-long loan deal.

There is also an option to buy the striker at the end of next season if he impresses at Stamford Bridge.
'I am very happy to be joining Chelsea and can't wait to start training and help with our aim of retaining the league title and being successful in Europe,' Falcao said.

Here are photos from inside APC National Executive Committee Meeting

President Buhari during his opening remarks at the party's NEC meeting at the party's National secretariat in Abuja , asked APC members to put their personal interest in their pocket and allow the party system work.
"What ever your personal interests, put them in your pocket. Let APC work. Let the system work. I appeal to you to accept the superiority of the party. I cannot confine myself in Sambisa forest and refuse to participate in the meeting because I respect the superiority of the party.” he said
Bola Tinubu is reportedly  absent.More pics below

Photos : Vice President Osinbajo attends Graduation Ceremony at Armed Forces College

Guest of Honour His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari GCFR was well represented by the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN GCON at the Senior Course 37 Graduation Ceremony today July 3rd at Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Nigeria. More pics below

Photos: VP Yemi Osinbajo visits Kaduna state , received by Governor El-Rufai

VP Yemi Osinbajo arrived Kaduna state this morning for the Senior Course 37 Graduation at Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji holding today July 3rd. He was well received by Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna state at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Kaduna.More photos below

Ne-Yo set to perform at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards+ list of the MAMA 2015 Nominees

The Grammy award winner, Ne-Yo is set to perform at  the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA 2015) . The event which is  tagged KwaZulu-Natal 2015 will hold in Durban, South Africa on July 18th of July. According to Variety , he is to  perform some songs from  his sixth studio album, “Non-Fiction.” at the event .
"I can’t wait for you to see what I have in store Durban! I hope you are ready because I am,"Ne-yo reportedly said.
The awards which will  be broadcast on MTV channel and partnering stations on July 18 at 9pm , recognizes contemporary artistes across various categories.

Nigerian music stars dominated 11 out of the 13 categories in 70 nominees in total. Wow! Here are the full list of the MAMA 2015 Nominees as announced by MTV:

New Video: P-Square in ‘Getting Down’ feat. French-Malian Rapper Mokobé!

Nigeria's hottest music duo  P-Square are featuring French Malian Rapper,  Mokobé on a track ‘Getting Down’! . Watch the video below

Islamic sect Boko Haram assassinates 11 of its members In Borno

file photo not actual photo
Islamist militant sect Boko Haram today killed 11 of its members in Miringa village in Biu local government area of Borno state after the members reportedly fled from one its camps near the area.

The militant sect sent at least 20 fighters in hot pursuit of the fleeing members caught up with them in the village as they waited to surrender to government forces.

Villagers told Saharareporters that the militants assembled the deserting members summarily tried them and slit their throats in the presence of horrified villagers and then left their bodies in the village.

What do you think?

Aww ! Heavily pregnant Karen Igho writes letter to her unborn child

Just this morning , heavily pregnant former Big Brother Africa star,Karen Igho  shared a love letter she wrote to her unborn child. Read the interesting piece below

Photos : Pot-bellied Desmond Elliot hits the gym to look fit again

 Remember , how fit Desmond Elliot was during his active Nollywood years ? The actor turned politician is now out of shape , with a pot belly ! He's now really concerned and decided to hit the gym .
" Ok years ago I was a 34 then moved on to a 36 42 not good at started Detox last week," he wrote on his Facebook page . 
See more photos below :

APC reveals to Nigerians why the ministerial list is being delay and time of release

 National Publicity Secretary of the APC ,Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured  Nigerians that the delay in appointing ministers and other key Federal Government’s officials will soon be over. Also , APC's official Twitter handle , confirmed that the wait will last only but in a few days.

See the number of jobs created by Jonathan's government in 2015 - National Bureau of Statistics

According to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics , Nigeria generated close to 500,000 jobs in the first quarter of 2015. The report said between January and March of 2015 , 469,070 jobs were created in all sectors of the economy. Former President ,Goodluck Jonathan ,was in  office during the period covered by the report.

Ohaneze blasts Buhari over relocation of Boko Haram prisoners in Igboland

Chairman of Ohanaeze Ndigbo , Elder Chris Eluemuno, yesterday demanded the immediate relocation of the inmates in the interest of peace and tranquility in the country. The  alleged transfer of the 47 Boko Haram inmates from the North East prisons to Aguata Prison in Ekwuluobia, Anambra State, by the Federal Government has caused so much tension and unrest in the states.

IG orders new police commissioners for Lagos, Rivers, Ogun

New Commissioners of Police and other formations  have been posted to Lagos, Ogun, Rivers in the Force headquarters , following the order of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase.

This was made public through a statement issued by the Deputy Force PRO, Abayomi Shogunle. The reason for this new development  is to reduce the crime rate in the affected states. According to the statement:

Revealed : Transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra concluded under Jonathan – Obiano

According to Governor  of Anambra State,  Willie Obiano , the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Ekwulobia prisons in Aguata LGA of Anambra State, was concluded in 2012 under former President Goodluck Jonathan administration.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai reacts to N90b and 40 mansions assets declaration

Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-Rufai has said that he plans to sue Union over what he called false report of his assets.The newspaper claimed  in their report that the governor declared  N90b and 40 mansions in his assets declaration to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).

El-Rufai yesterday  refuted those claims saying that he became a millionaire in Dollars in his 20s, but he certainly has neither N90 billion nor 40 mansions.

The rebuttal  was contained in a statement issued by El-Rufai’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan . It said that the governor had directed his legal team to protect his reputation from the ‘vandalism of irresponsible hacks’. The statement reads:
"After a busy few weeks as governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai is dismayed by the  blatant falsehood being practiced as journalism by The Union newspapers.The Union chose to write a spurious story alleging N90b as his assets  declaration without seeing the declaration made by Malam El-Rufai. "

NASS Crisis: What Buhari told APC Reps at the meeting (Photos)

 Members of the House of Representatives loyal to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to wade into the crisis rocking the National Assembly and the ruling party.

At their meeting with Mr. Buhari Wednesday night, the lawmakers presented an 11-point statement, in which they urged the president to save the integrity of the party by ensuring that the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and his supporters, obey the directive of the party in respect of the election of principal officers of the House.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Mourinho speaks his mind on Cech's move to Arsenal for the first time !

 I've always wanted to know Mourinho's reaction after Cech's move to Arsenal .  The Chelsea boss was unwilling to let the goalkeeper move to arch rivals Arsenal  because of the feud he has with the club's boss , Arsene Wenger . But now Cech has left , he is disappointed he joined Arsenal, but understands the goalkeeper's reluctance to be second-choice at Chelsea.

He  made his feelings known in an interview with club's official website :
"Petr has been a great servant for Chelsea for 11 years and helped this club to win almost everything there is to win.I always said I wanted him to stay but I understand Petr needed to move on to play first-team football every week. 
Sometimes you have to respect the wishes of someone who has earned so much respect with his service and actions for your club. I support [Roman Abramovich's] decision to honour the player in this way.Petr's success at this club will always to be remembered and we thank him for everything he did," he said.
Cech completed his move  to Arsenal on Monday for a fee believed to be around £10 million. The 33-year-old signed a long-term contract at the Emirates Stadium.

List : see poverty rate of the 36 states in Nigeria, so which state is the poorest ?

According to the United Nations' Global Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index ,  here is  a 2015 report- based on data collected on years between 2004 and 2014, about the poverty rate of Nigerian states. See list below

Wife Tells Court :' My husband is stingy, he goes to market to buy foodstuff'

My husband is stingy, he does not give me money for food, he goes to market to buy foodstuff himself, a 32-year-old woman, Mrs Cythian Igwe told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos.
The petitioner urged the court to dissolve her six-year-old marriage to Emmanuel Igwe, whom she described as tight-fisted.
“My husband is stingy and selfish, he has never given me money to go to the market to buy foodstuff; he will rather go himself and give me the foodstuff to cook,’’ she alleged.

Peter Odemwingie pens new 12-month contract with Stoke City

Nigeria's Peter Odemwingie has signed a new deal at Stoke City. The pacy striker penned a 12-month contract with an option of a further year.

Odemwingie suffered a ligament injury playing against Manchester City last August but returned in April to make five appearances including the final day 6-1 victory over Liverpool.

He turns 34 in two weeks time . Omo , the guy don old oo !

President Buhari sacks DG SSS, announces replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director General of the State Security Service, Ita Ekpenyong. While Lawal Musa Daura has now been appointed as new head of the agency by Mr.President.

The appointment was contained  today in a letter by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Barrister Danladi Kifasi.

Lawal Musa Daura was born in Daura on the 5th of August, 1953. He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1977 – 1980. The new Director General also served as the State Director of Security Service at various times in Kano, Sokoto, Edo, Lagos, Osun and Imo States.His appointment is with immediate effect.

DSS serves as Nigeria's secret police

Governor El-Rufai declares 90 billion naira assets

Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna state has declared his asset - 90 billion naira  and 40 mansions. Report by The Union :
Governor Nasir ElRufai of Kaduna State has declared his asset. He is worth N90 billion. The governor’s assets declaration came as a big shock to most Kaduna residents yesterday as he allegedly declared ownership of 40 mansions, most of which are located in Abuja. Kaduna State Director Code of Conduct Bureau, George David, however, declined to comment when contacted.

Boko Haram kill 97 in Borno mosque

According to Vanguard , suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 97 people who were praying in mosques or cooking at home in a northeastern Nigerian village, witnesses said Thursday.

“The attackers have killed at least 97 people,” a local from Kukawa village, who gave his name as Kolo, told newsmen, while a fisherman who also witnessed Wednesday’s attack corroborated the figure.