Sunday, September 24, 2017

Mansur Ibrahim

    PHOTOS: Bala Usman inspects Apapa road construction, says work pace must improve

PHOTOS: Bala Usman inspects Apapa road construction, says work pace must improve

Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has urged AG Dangote the contractor handling Apapa/Wharf Road to improve its performance.Usman made the plea after inspecting the Wharf access roads in the company of her management team in Lagos on Saturday, noting that better performance would reduce the stress in doing business at the ports."The construction commenced on July [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari dines with Trump

PHOTOS: Buhari dines with Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari was among the African leaders at a luncheon hosted by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.Buhari, who was accompanied by Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, posed for some photographs with the American leader.Here are some of the pictures, which Trump also shared on Twitter:[...]

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    PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday.President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in US for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.During Buhari's medical vacation, Osinbajo presided over the weekly meeting.Below are pictures from the most recent FEC meeting:[...]

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    Buhari speaks at UN general assembly

Buhari speaks at UN general assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed world leaders at the United Nations on Tuesday morning in New York.You can watch the video below:Video credit: ChannelsTv [...]

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    PHOTOS: Aghaeze, Buhari’s PA on photography, is ‘photojournalist of the year’

PHOTOS: Aghaeze, Buhari’s PA on photography, is ‘photojournalist of the year’

Sunday Aghaeze, personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on photography, has been named the “media friendly photojournalist of the year”.He received the honour at the 11th Nigeria media nite-out award, which held in Lagos during the weekend.Below are some pictures from the colourful event:[...]

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    ASUU suspends strike

ASUU suspends strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of its nationwide strike.Biodun Ogunyemi, president of the union, announced the suspension at the end of a meeting with top government officials led by Chris Ngige, minister of labour, in Abuja on Monday.ASUU declared a nationwide strike on August 13, citing the failure of the government to implement the 2009 [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Soldiers torture ‘IPOB members’

TRENDING VIDEO: Soldiers torture ‘IPOB members’

A video showing soldiers of the Nigerian army torturing men believed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has surfaced on social media.In the viral video, the soldiers can be seen forcing the men to swim in dirty swamp water while flogging them with canes.According to the individual who filmed the video, the incident took place along Aba-Umuahia road.Watch [...]

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    Messi finally scores against Buffon

Messi finally scores against Buffon

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi on Tuesday scored against Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus goalkeeper, for the first time in his career.Messi scored his first goal just before half time in the Champions League group stage opener at Camp Nou, while the second came in the 69th minute of the match.The Barcelona legend has finally netted against Buffon after over 315 minutes of [...]

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    He worked in oil fields, drove a truck … eight things you probably didn’t know about Don Williams

He worked in oil fields, drove a truck … eight things you probably didn’t know about Don Williams

Born May 27, 1939, in Floydada, Texas, Donald Ray Williams was an American country singer and songwriter. He died on September 8, 2017.Below are eight amazing facts about the music icon: [...]

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    1939-2017: Best photos of Don Williams on stage

1939-2017: Best photos of Don Williams on stage

Don Williams, country music singer, died on Friday at the age of 78.The iconic country music star passed away after a short illness.Below are pictures of Don Williams performing on stage.Embed from Getty Images//Embed from Getty Images//Embed from Getty Images//Embed from Getty Images//Embed from Getty Images//Embed from Getty Images//Embed from Getty Images// Embed from [...]

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    Watch how airplanes fly

Watch how airplanes fly

Seated inside an airplane and the aircraft makes it to the runway, then you're wondering how the massive bird weighing over one million pounds will take off?Well, worry no more as the video below explains how planes fly.Some massive airplanes can weigh up to 1 million lbs — this is how they're able to fly pic.twitter.com/gMfpia0Umw— Business Insider (@businessinsider) September [...]

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    PHOTOS: Turkish foundation put smiles on the faces of less privileged

PHOTOS: Turkish foundation put smiles on the faces of less privileged

The Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC) Foundation says it slaughtered a total of 275 cows which were distributed among the less privileged during Sallah period.The foundation also distributed food items to those in need.Below are some pictures:[...]

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    North Korea begging for war, says US ambassador

North Korea begging for war, says US ambassador

Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the United Nations (UN), says North Korea's recent hydrogen bomb test shows that it is "begging for war".Speaking at an emergency UN security council meeting in New York, Haley said the action of Kim Jong Un, North Korean leader, cannot be seen as defensive.She accused him of abusing nuclear power by using it to threaten [...]

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    HIGHLIGHTS: How Super Eagles demolished Cameroon 4-0

HIGHLIGHTS: How Super Eagles demolished Cameroon 4-0

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday put on a convincing display to hand a heavy defeat to Cameroon's Indomitable Lions in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.Here are highlights of how it played out.Video credit: FootballElite [...]

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    PHOTOS: Dino Melaye rocks Nottinghill Carnival

PHOTOS: Dino Melaye rocks Nottinghill Carnival

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi east senatorial district, is taking time to unwind since the upper chamber of the national assembly is on recess.Photographs of the lawmaker with his children on holiday trips have been circulated on social media. [...]

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    PHOTOS: Flood takes over Houston

PHOTOS: Flood takes over Houston

Houston, the fourth most populous city in the US, is currently battling with flood. Many have been rendered homeless, while offices have remained closed.Rescue operation ongoing in the disaster created by Hurricane Harvey.Below are some pictures:[...]

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