Month: July 2018

Online Media Practitioners’ Association Berths in Ibadan

July 19, 2018

… inaugurate Oyo State chapter The Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria, OMPAN, on Thursday inaugurated its Oyo State chapter. The event took place in the premises of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Press Centre, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

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How You Could Get Fired—TODAY

July 19, 2018

…seemingly harmless office behaviors could get you into trouble You may not watch inappropriate videos at work, tweet about your boss’s receding hairline, or stroll in an hour late, but that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed job security. Even some seemingly harmless acts could get you in trouble at the office. Here, career experts reveal the […]

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Doctor slaps nurse over patient care

July 19, 2018

A 35-year-old medical doctor, Emmanuel Okolo, who allegedly slapped a nurse working in his hospital, was on Thursday brought before an Epe Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. Police Prosecutor Moses Oyekanmi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Wednesday, at 2 a.m. at Awoyaya hospital in Ibeju-Lekki. The police charged Okolo, who […]

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PDP NWC Says It Has “Hard Facts” Ekiti Election Result Was Doctored

July 18, 2018

… demands apology  The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that it has facts that the results of the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State was doctored. This was contained in a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Wednesday. 

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Woman jailed 3 years for cutting housewife’s neck with razor

July 18, 2018

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Wednesday sentenced a lady, Damilila Toromade, to three years imprisonment for cutting the neck of a housewife with razor blade. The Magistrate, Mrs A.A. Olowolagba, sentenced Toromade, 26, after she pleaded guilty to a charge of assault.

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Men who drink have strong sperm, new study suggests

July 18, 2018

BLOKES who drink a bottle of beer or glass of wine a day are more fertile, a study suggests. They have a higher sperm count than fellas who drink more or less alcohol. Their sperm are also stronger swimmers, increasing their chance of reaching a woman’s egg.

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Ajax confirm deal for Man Utd & Netherlands’ Daley Blind

July 17, 2018

Defender Daley Blind has completed his move from Manchester United to former club Ajax, for a fee that could eventually rise to £18.5m. Blind, 28, joined United from Ajax for £13.8m in 2014, when fellow Dutchman Louis van Gaal was in charge. The Netherlands international was a regular under Van Gaal – but his appearances […]

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Buhari Assures ICC of Free and Fair Elections in 2019

July 17, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, in the Netherlands, assured the international community of a free, fair, and peaceful 2019 general election in Nigeria. President Buhari said contrary to the tragic incidents that characterised the 2011 general elections, necessitating preliminary investigations by the International Criminal Court (ICC), the conduct of 2019 elections will be peaceful.

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EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose

July 17, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disowned a recent gloating tweet that announced the imminent revival of a criminal case against outgoing Governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose. In a statement on Monday night, spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said the “purported tweet does not represent the views of the EFCC”.

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Atiku solicits Gov. Dankwambo’s support for 2019

July 16, 2018

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has solicited the support of Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State for his ambition to become the President in 2019 under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Atiku made the appeal when he paid a courtesy call on the governor in Gombe on Monday.

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