Do you know the difference between "coat" and "Suit"? Check Comedian AY's throwback pic.

Lol. Comedian A. Y shared this throwback on instagram with the following caption: "I need somebody to tell me how on earth I was winning the most fashionable male student in Delta State University".

The picture was taken during his days at Delta State university.

I'm sure during those times, girls would still be running after him.

So I guess you all now know the difference between coat and suit? Lol.

And here is my final comment, money is good. Agree?

Buhari nominates Aishah Ahmad as new CBN Deputy Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Mrs Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
Mrs Ahmad is expected to replace former CBN Deputy Governor, who retired early in the year.
According to statement by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president presented Mrs Ahmad’s name to the senate in accordance with the provisions of “Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act 2007.”
The statement quoted the President as urging the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, “To consider the expeditious confirmation of Mrs Ahmad, who would then resume work immediately.”
Also Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking the confirmation of the appointment of members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the CBN.
The statement said they are to replace “four members, whose tenure expires at the end of this year.”
Those nominated include: Professor Adeola Festus Adenikinju; Dr Aliyu Rafindadi Sanusi; Dr Robert Chikwendu Asogwa and Dr Asheikh A. Maidugu.
“After Senate clearance, the new members of the Monetary Policy Committee are to resume duties next January,” the statement added.

Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa opens filling station in Kano

Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa opens filling station in Kano
Popular Nigerian Footballer and Leicester City striker, Ahmed Musa,on Sunday opened his filling station Myca-7 in Kano.

Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa opens filling station in Kano

Nigerian footballer, Ahmed Musa opens filling station in Kano
Musa who already owns a Myca sports and fitness center in Kano is pictured here at his newly opened filling station.

Egyptian president awards $85,000 bonus to each player in the national team for qualifying for Russia 2018

Egypt is still in a joyous mood following their qualification this weekend for next year's world cup in Russia, their first in almost 27 years.
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has now given a bonus of $85,000 (£65,000) to each of the players who clinched a place at the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

The president had special praise for match-winner Mohamed Salah, who scored a penalty in injury time to secure the qualification 'I am proud of all the players but especially of Mo Salah who was brave enough to take the crucial penalty'.

He also thanked Argentine coach Hector Cuper for making "our dreams come true".

Federal Polytechnic, Ado embarks on indefinite strike over mass protest following the death of a student, health centre burnt.

The Federal Polytechnic of Ado Ekiti has embarked on an indefinite strike. This is due to the action of the students.
Following the death of a student of the institution, there was a mass protest in the school which later led to the school's health Centre being burnt by the angry students.
The Health Centre of the institution was set on fire by students of the institution on Saturday, 7th October 2017. The reason for the arson was the deaths of an HND 2 student of Estate Management and an ND 2 student of the Department of Architecture who both died in the State Hospital, Ifaki Ekiti after they were rejected by the Institution's Health centre because of their in ability to provide their Health centre cards.

The students were preparing to write their Second Semester examinations which was scheduled to start on Monday, 9th of October, 2017 but was shifted to 16th of October, 2017, and were furious about the incident due to levity with which the Doctors and Nurses handled the issue.

They claimed that the students who lost their lives were not given first aid treatment and the only thing the Health Centre did was give paracetamol to any kind of sickness. The HND 2 student who was said to be a Marshal Boss in the institution died as a result of ulcer.

It was also gathered that the issue of constant death had become a recurring issue for months as a result of negligence on the part of the Health Centre workers.
The school security officials that tried to calm the students were beaten to stupor by the students.

Students of the institution who are chanting "we no go gree" marched to the security unit to deal with them and to the school farm to pack and destroy fishes, chickens, eggs and other farm products.

SERAP sues Federal Government over Governors' double pay, life pensions and others.

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Federal Government over its “failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and failure to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”
The suit number FHC/L/CS/1497/17 filed Friday at the Federal High Court Ikoyi, followed the organization’s request to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN urging him to stop former governors from enjoying emoluments while drawing normal salaries and allowances in their positions as senators and ministers.

The suit brought pursuant to Order 34, Rules 1 and 3 of the Federal High Court Rules 2009 and the inherent jurisdiction of the court argues that, “Public function should be exercised in the public interest. Double emoluments promote private self-interest or self-dealing.”

“By signing double emoluments laws, which they knew or ought to know that they would be beneficiaries, these former governors have abused their entrusted positions, and thereby obtained an undue advantage, contrary to article 19 of the UN Convention against Corruption to which Nigeria is a state party.”

The suit is seeking the following reliefs:

AN ORDER granting leave to the Applicant to apply for Judicial Relief and to seek an order of Mandamus directing and or compelling the Respondent to urgently institute appropriate legal actions to challenge the legality of states’ laws permitting former governors, who are now senators and ministers to enjoy governors’ emoluments while drawing normal salaries and allowances in their new political offices; and to identify those involved and seek full recovery of public funds from the former governors.

AND for such order or other orders as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstance.

The organization is also arguing that “Senators and ministers should not be receiving salaries and pensions running into billions of naira from states that are currently unwilling or unable to pay their workers’ salaries and pensioners’ entitlements. National and international laws implicitly forbid public officials entrusted with public resources from granting to themselves emoluments for life while serving in other public offices including as senators and ministers.”

The suit read in part: “Taking advantage of entrusted public offices and positions to enact laws to grant double emoluments and large severance benefits to serving public officials amounts to not only an abuse of office but also incorrect, dishonourable and improper performance of public functions, as per the provisions of paragraph 2 of article 8 of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.”

“By virtue of Sections 150 and 174 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) and Section 26 (2) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000, the Respondent as the Chief Law Officer of the country and the defender of public interest is constitutionally and statutorily empowered to institute and undertake criminal proceedings against any person in Nigeria in respect of any offence created by or under any Act of the National assembly in superior courts in Nigeria.”

“The Federal Government has a responsibility to stop former governors from receiving double pay at the expense of workers and pensioners. This position is buttressed by article 27 of the Vienna Convention on the Laws of Treaties, which provides that no state can justify the noncompliance with an international treaty with reference to internal law, including even the constitution.”

No date has been fixed for the hearing of the suit.


Nigerian man killed in South Africa over N7,500 debt

A Nigerian man has been shot dead in South Africa over an alleged 300 Rand (about N7,500) parking lot debt.
President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, said: “the incident occurred in Johannesburg following an altercation over the said parking lot debt during which the suspect reportedly fetched a gun and shot 35-year-old Jelili Omoyele”.

“The suspect has been arrested and a case has been opened at the Jeppes Town Police Station”.

The incident occurred barely five weeks after a Nigerian was reported dead at Springs Town near Johannesburg, one week after another was killed in KwaZulu Natal province of South Africa.

Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, had said no fewer than 116 Nigerians have been killed in that country through extra-judicial means in the last two years.

Breaking: 5 killed as kerosene-laden tanker explodes along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

No fewer than five people died yesterday after a fuel tanker exploded at Tafa village along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
An eyewitness, who asked not to be named, told journalists in Kaduna that the tanker laden with kerosene was trying to avoid dangerous potholes on the road when it suddenly fell by the roadside and burst into flames.

“Two of the deceased died after inhaling fumes from the flames and the other three were burnt by the fire,” he said.

According to him, many others who sustained severe burns have been hospitalised while several vehicles parked by the roadside were burnt.

Thousands of Abuja-Kaduna bound passengers were left stranded following the incident.

A spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the incident to newsmen.

The official, however, said he could not ascertain if lives were lost in the incident.

The busy Kaduna-Abuja highway links the Federal Capital Territory with the North West and North East, with thousands of vehicles plying it every day.

It also links the North with the South through Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.


Life Contract deal: Football legend Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with Barcelona

Life Contract deal: Football legend Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with Barcelona
Barcelona icon and captain, Andres Iniesta has agreed to stay with the Spanish giant until his final days in football.
Barca for life! Football legend Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with Barcelona?

The Spanish midfielder who started playing with the Barcelona youth team in 1996 before progressing to the senior side in 2002 signed a 'contract for life' at the club's Camp Nou stadium on Friday.
Barca for life! Football legend Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with Barcelona?The loyal Barcelona star has said in the past: 'If I'm not playing for Barcelona I would not be able to play against them'. It's now obvious that will never happen as he puts pen to paper on a deal that will see him see out his football career in Europe at Barcelona.
So far, Andres Iniesta has made 418 appearances, including scoring 34 goals for the Barcelona and he has won 30 trophies with the club. 
In football, Iniesta is widely considered to be one of the best players of his generation and one of the greatest midfielders of all time.
Barca for life! Football legend Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with Barcelona?

NEMA boss slumps, dies in hotel room

The Northeast Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency, Mr Abdulsalam Badamasi was on Friday confirmed dead after he slumped in his room.
Badamasi was confirmed dead on Friday after he slumped in his hotel room.

According to Daily Trust, NEMA Information Officer, Sanni Datti confirmed the death, saying the agency will come up with a statement.

Datti said “Yes, he is dead after he slumped in his room early hour on Friday and he was rushed to hospital, but later gave up.”

Until his deployment to Maiduguri mid September, he was the Zonal Coordinator in north central Jos.


Drama as Warri pastor Fufeyin prays for obese woman to lose weight [VIDEO]

The founder and General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Warri, Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, a.k.a, Warri TB Joshua, has embarked on a futile mission of praying for an obese woman to lose weight.

The Prophet had few weeks back told young men and women in his congregation to choose their partners during a church service. 
Fufeyin had also made it clear that his “critics are indirect promoters of his ministry,”stressing that criticisms spur and encourage him to do more for the people.
The Warri-based specializes in praying for people with weight problems to lose weight spiritually.
In the trending video, he could be seen praying and trying to cast out obesity from an obese woman who is lying on the floor during a Ghana partnership meeting.
He could be heard screaming “That spirit that reduces weight, reduce this weight.”
See video…

Teachers Day: Fayose splashes car gifts, millions on teachers

Mrs. Grace Opeyemi, (SUBEB primary School Omuo Ekiti) with the Governor Mr. Ayodele Fayose, during the celebration of World Teachers Day in Ado Ekiti on Thursday

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Ekiti State, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to urgently charge the arrested Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, and Accountant General of the State, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi, to court if indeed it has anything against them.

The state Chairman of NLC, Ade Adesanimi, said the anti-graft’s continued detention of the commissioners is delaying the payment of salaries to the hungry workers in the state.

He said this yesterday during the celebration of World Teachers Day, organised with fanfare for teachers in the state by Governor Ayodele Fayose. 

The event was held at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital. Recall that the EFCC on September 28, picked up the two commissioners while Governor Fayose was declaring his ambition for president in Abuja.

 The EFCC had said it arrested them after they failed to honour prior invitations extended to them on the need to explain an alleged misuse of the Paris Club loan refund. Represented by his Vice-Chairman, Gbenga Akosile, Adesanmi said: “If the EFCC has anything against them, they should charge the commissioners to court so they can come home and pay us our salaries. 

We are currently hungry and we want to collect the little that we are entitled to now. The actions and the inactions of politicians are having a toll on workers in Ekiti.” Speaker of Ekiti Assembly, Kola Oluwawole also condemned EFCC’s arrest of the commissioners, describing it as barbaric, dictatorial, inhuman and illegal. He called for their urgent release by EFCC. 

Speaking at the event, Fayose commended the teachers’ efforts in getting the state to come tops in NECO for two consecutive times. He announced automatic promotion to level 15 for all level 14 graduate primary school teachers  in the state and car gifts with a weeklong holiday in London or Dubai for all best teachers in the category of primary and secondary school and the tutor general of the state. Fayose said: “I thank you so much. 

You have done very well and deserve to be celebrated. Today, you have put my enemies to shame by making me proud. They said I am not educated but I have improved greatly on education in the state. Today, I have made Ekiti teachers proud without subjecting them to inhuman treatment that the last administration subjected them to.” 

You will not see those tormentors again. “It is only in continuity that you can continue to have car gifts for teachers in the state. Just like it is being sustained in Lagos, let us sustain the Fayose legacy in Ekiti and ensure this government continues.” For this year’s edition of the World Teachers’ Day, Fayose dished out a cash gift of N100 million which would be paid directly into the personal accounts of the teachers. He also promised to increase the cash gift to N150 million next year should the success be repeated. 

The brand new car gifts were presented to the best teachers from both primary and secondary schools as well as the best head master general. Other cash gifts and many other gifts were handed out to the teachers.

 Fayose granted the prayers of the teachers and announced the immediate and automatic promotion of all primary teachers on level 14 to level 15 for those who are graduates among them. This attracted great applause from the excited teachers who hailed him severally. 

Assuring for the umpteenth time that he would ensure outstanding salaries would be paid workers before his exit, Fayose, announced Toyin Arogundade as new state Tutor General, Petoa Group of Schools as best private in the state, best primary school teacher.


Illegal alcohol kills nine people in Tanzania

At least nine people have died and several others have been hospitalized in Tanzania's main city Dar es Salaam after consuming illicit alcohol.  

According to local authorities, the liquor contained an industrial chemical called 'GV' Gentian violet, an antiseptic dye normally used to treat infections of the skin, which is suspected to have caused the deaths.  

While local brews are usually made using seeds, grains or vegetables in homes, some brewers are believed to be including deadly chemicals in an attempt to make the liquor more concentrated and attract more customers.  

Reports have ot that the local drink, gongo, is consumed more than any other liquor because it is cheaper than commercial brews. 

Photos: 17 dead, scores missing as boat capsizes in Kebbi State

It was reported that three women and 14 others lost their lives following the recent boat mishap in Jalbabu in Yauri Local Government Area of Kebbi state.

The incident which occurred last Monday at about 12 noon had about 60 passengers onboard a ferry from Jalababu in Yauri LGA of Kebbi to Tatebu in Bura LGA, Niger state.
The Council Chairman, Yauri LGA, Hon.Musa Muhammad told the agency's assessment team led by the Head Nema Sokoto Operations Office, Mal. Suleiman Muhammad that 17 people have so far been rescued.
 Photos: 17 dead, scores missing as boat capsizes in Kebbi State
He however lamented that continuous search and rescue operations by local divers is still going on to ascertain the casualties figures.
Meanwhile, the agency will continue monitoring the operations for an updates on the incidents.

 Photos: 17 dead, scores missing as boat capsizes in Kebbi State
  Photos: 17 dead, scores missing as boat capsizes in Kebbi State
 Photos: 17 dead, scores missing as boat capsizes in Kebbi State
Photo credit: LIB
 Photos: 17 dead, scores missing as boat capsizes in Kebbi State

Peter Okoye signs major distribution deal with U.S record label, Empire

Peter Okoye signs major distribution deal with U.S record label, Empire
Peter Okoye signs major distribution deal with U.S record label, Empire

Peter PSquare signed a major digital distribution deal with U.S. record label, Empire. He shared photos of the deal signage and wrote:
"Thank you Lord??? RepostBy @empire: "Just had a digital distribution deal with @peterpsquare! Welcome to the #EMPIREfamily!" (via #WhizRepost @AppsKottage)"
Peter Okoye signs major distribution deal with U.S record label, Empire
Peter Okoye signs major distribution deal with U.S record label, Empire Peter Okoye signs major distribution deal with U.S record label, Empire
Peter Okoye signs major distribution deal with U.S record label, Empire

Photos: Teenager who escaped police detention in Bayelsa sentenced to 40 strokes of cane & 6 weeks of community service

A 17-year-old boy who escaped from the Bayelsa State police detention has been sentenced to 40 strokes of the cane and six weeks of community service.

The young boy had been arrested for stealing a cell phone and a bicycle, but he escaped through the broken ceiling at a police detention facility before he was rearrested and arraigned.
According to reports, the juvenile was found guilty of stealing a mobile phone, a bicycle and escaping from police detention at the Yenagoa magistrate court on the 27th of September.

His punishment for escaping police detention attracted 10 strokes of the cane and 30 minutes of community service for three weeks, including another addition 30 strokes and 30 minutes of community work for three weeks for stealing a bicycle and mobile phone.

Confirming his punishment, Deputy Superintendent of Police and spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, said that the teenager who has been handed over to his parents has started sweeping the Swali market in Yenagoa for 30 minutes daily.
On Wednesday, the juvenile was pictured sweeping the Swali market and he will carry on with community service sentence for six weeks.

New viral disease known as "Monkey Pox" hit Bayelsa state

A new viral disease known as "Monkey Pox" has hit Bayelsa state. According to the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu who spoke to newsmen today, the disease has been detected in a medical doctor and 10 other persons and that they have all been evacuated to an isolation center located at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH) Okolobiri, Yenagoa local government area of the state.
Etebu described monkeypox as a viral disease caused by a group of viruses that include chicken pox and smallpox, adding that the first case was noticed in the Democratic Republic of Congo and subsequently had outbreaks in West Africa. He said that the virus as the name implies was first discovered in monkeys but can also be found in other bush animals such as rats, squirrels, and antelopes. He stressed that the strain of the virus found in West Africa does not cause death.

“Recently in Bayelsa State, we noticed a suspected outbreak of monkey pox. It has not been confirmed. We have sent samples to the World Health Organisation (WHO) reference laboratory in Dakar, Senegal. When that comes out we will be sure that it is confirmed. But from all indications, it points towards it.

The source is usually all animals. It was first seen in monkeys and that is why it is called monkey pox. But every bush animals like rats, squirrels, antelopes are involved. So, the secretions from particularly dead animals are highly contagious.” he said

The commissioner listed the symptoms of the viral disease as severe headache, fever and back pain amongst others, adding that most worrisome of all the signs were rashes bigger than those caused by chicken pox.


Cristiano Ronaldo sells his Ballon d'Or trophy to raise £530,000 for charity

Cristiano Ronaldo has once again extended his generosity to a charity organization by selling off a prized Ballon d'Or trophy to raise over £530,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation.

According to Spanish daily Marca, the Real Madrid star donated a replica of his 2013 award to a London auction at the weekend which was bought by Idan Ofer, Israel's richest person, for €600,000.
MARCA: ?? richest person Idan Ofer paid €600k for CR7's single Ballon d'Or replica at an auction for a children's charity called Make-A-Wish
— M•A•J (@UltraSuristic_) October 3, 2017

The Portuguese star specifically asked for the replica of his 2013 award to be donated to the charity auction, to raise funds for the UK charity, which grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions or who are terminally ill.

The Ballon d'Or trophy is recognized as one of the highest personal accolades a player can receive in the game. Cristiano Ronaldo has won the award four times '2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016' in all.


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