Twitter ban: Buhari’s move to Indian app, Koo, attracts more Hausa/Fulani muslims

The Federal Government is consolidating on its actions against the microblogging site, Twitter, by moving its social media engagements to the Indian app, Koo.   A check on the platform, which shares similarities with Twitter, revealed that top government officials, including President Mohammadu Buhari, have opened accounts and are sharing government information on Koo, which is still less popular among Nigerians.   President Buhari ‘@muhammaubuhari’, who had 4.1 million followers on Twitter before it was banned has so far garnered 16,746 followers on Koo at the time of filing this…

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*”Fulanization” of the North by the South*

Fears of “Fulani domination” have endured since Nigeria’s founding but, more than ever before, there is now an insanely unhealthy obsession with the Fulani in Nigeria’s South. The Fulani are not just routinely reviled with genocidal rhetorical venom, all manner of devious, supernormal political power is ascribed to them. In the service of the reigning monomania about the Fulani, Northern Muslims, irrespective of their ethnicity, are now labeled “Fulani.” It’s worse if they are also beneficiaries of “juicy” political appointments in the Buhari regime. Former Chief of Army Staff Tukur…

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Woman, 37, gives birth to 10 babies

South African woman, Gosiame Sithole, has broken the Guinness World Record as she gives birth to 10 babies, says reports. Sithole, 37, gave birth to seven boys and three girls on Monday, breaking the world record once held by a Malian woman, Halima Cisse, who gave birth to nine children in Morocco last month. She already has six-year-old twins, making her a mother to twelve children from two deliveries.   READ ALSO: Woman gives birth to twins with different fathers + DNA details 25-year old Poor Woman Gives Birth to Nine…

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WARNING: Don’t remove your pubic hairs, gynaecologist urges women

A gynaecologist has warned against waxing or shaving pubic hairs because it can cause “microscopic trauma” that can lead to infections. Dr Jen Gunter, the author of The Vagina Bible, has urged women. While the purpose of pubic hair is somewhat of a mystery, going “au naturel” is necessary to protect the skin by acting as a barrier against the outside world. Getting a Brazilian may also reduce sexual pleasure, with pubic hair being connected to nerve endings that might help arousal, Dr Gunter added. Pubic hair “grooming” has almost…

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IMF: Naira overvalued at official market

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the naira was overvalued by 18.5 per cent at the official market. The Fund called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to establish a more transparent and market-based exchange rate policy to instil confidence in the market. The advice was contained on IMF Article IV Consultation with Nigeria, released yesterday. The naira exchanges at N379 to a dollar at the official market, data from the CBN website showed. The IMF Executive Board, which visited Nigeria, released its findings on Nigeria’s economy to…

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Peter Ogbudu: I have had my own down times

  May we know you sir? My name is Peter Ogbudu, popularly known as Ghana Must Go. I am a comedian and also an OAP. I am a positive change and development advocate and also an entrepreneur. I am the seventh child in a family of eight children. I am from Warri, Delta State. I attended Pesu Primary School and then Esi and Ibru colleges, before proceeding to the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, where I studied Mass Communication. Afterwards, I came to Abuja and the hustle began.   What was your…

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Davido’s Zimbabwean pal, Ginimba, dies in auto crash

Top Nigerian music star, Davido, lost his good friend, Genius Kadungure, also known as Ginimbi, early Sunday, November 8, 2020, morning in Harare, Zimbabwe. According to sources, Genius was on top speed in one of his luxury vehicles, which also had three other passengers. Ginimbi, known for his wild All White Parties, was involved in a head on collision between 5 and 6am with his car bursting into flames and the other passengers burning beyond recognition. He was a businessman into gas and other ventures. In one of the videos…

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NAICOM to sustain FG’s renewed confidence in insurance

…unveils real-time digital portal Following the confidence recently expressed by the Federal Government in the nation’s insurance industry, the management of National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has promised to sustain the tempo in order to make insurance occupy its rightful place in the economy. Disclosing this on Thursday during a seminar organised for insurance journalists in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Commissioner for Insurance, Mr. Sunday Thomas, reaffirmed that the commission would not disappoint Nigerians as a way of sustaining the confidence President Muhammadu Buhari recently reposed in the sector following…

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NSE: Investors gain N812bn In Sept

Stocks trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday closed the month of September on the positive note with a gain of N812 billion.   In a sharp contrast to the record sell-off across global markets, Nigerian equities recorded positive, crossing 26,000 points for the first time since March 2020. Boosted by remote trading, gradual ease of lockdown and monetary policies of the Federal Government, the equity market defied the negative impact of the continuous spread of CODIV-19 in the Nigerian economy as investors leveraged on undervalued stocks. Investigation…

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UBA unveils online entertainment, lifestyle radio

Pan- African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA Plc), continues to lead in innovation with the launch of its dynamic and creative Online Radio channel – RED Radio. RED Radio, powered by UBA is a lifestyle web platform that has been set up to inform, educate, entertain and to bring to the fore, the best of Africa. Much like its sister platform, REDTV, RED Radio is expected to showcase the best in lifestyle, entertainment, music, news, comedy and fashion. Speaking on the launch of RED Radio, Group Chairman of…

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