Chidi’s Tales I

Chidi’s Tales I

“Chidi, the text says 1000 Naira default fee would be charged if you arrive later than 6:30am” mom in her traditionally bouncy tone yammered from her room. “And you know they might move and leave you?” she taunted me with her fusses. I was still struggling between catching my breath over the repines of mom and dealing with the hangover from last night, I scooted into the bathroom and had my quickest bath, dressed and…

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Klopp: “I Won’t Risk Salah For Everton”

Klopp: “I Won’t Risk Salah For Everton”

Jurgen Klopp not ready to risk Salah against Everton.     Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he will not play Mohamed Salah against Everton if he is not “100 per cent fit” for the Merseyside derby. Salah was subbed-off in Wednesday night’s 3-0 win over Manchester City in the champions league with a suspected groin injury. And with the Reds still trying to claim a top-four finish in the premier league, Klopp could be forced to…

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E-learning: prospects and challenges.

E-learning: prospects and challenges.

  E-learning: prospects and challenges.  Chidindu Ejika. In the 18th century, long before the Internet came into existence, people improvised several means of educating others. The likes of Isaac Pitman, through correspondence taught his students short-hand. This process of distance leading was done through mails. He would send mails containing corrections or previous works done by his students and also new works to these students, and they would reply same way with finished works. Over…

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Buhari’s approval of $1 billion for military equipment not final– Garba Shehu

Buhari’s approval of $1 billion for military equipment not final– Garba Shehu

The senior special assistant to the president on media, Garba Shehu, says the approval of $1 billion by his principal for the purchase of weapons to combat the Boko Haram insurgency is not final. On Wednesday, Masur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, said President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of $1 billion for the purchase of equipment for the military. The announcement sparked outrage and criticisms from the public. Thereafter, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused…

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Mourinho: “My Motivation Is Finishing Second”

Mourinho: “My Motivation Is Finishing Second”

Mourinho Reveals His Motivation Is Finishing Second.   Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he wants to win this weekend’s Manchester Derby to strengthen his side’s grip on the second spot. United and Neighbours City will trade tackles in the first Manchester Derby of the year on Saturday and City could become Champions if they win. Many have been saying Mourinho will be all out to spoil City’s title party but the portuguese insists…

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Apologise for burning our flag or face disciplinary action, PDP leaders tell Omisore

Apologise for burning our flag or face disciplinary action, PDP leaders tell Omisore

Leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state have decried the burning of the party flag at its factional Ogo-Oluwa Secretariat by supporters of the former Deputy Governor of the state, Otunba Iyiola Omisore. The Osun PDP leaders under the aegis of Forum of Ex-PDP Political Office Holders however demanded an apology from Omisore whom they said was reported to have supervised the burning of the party flag and other emblems by…

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Driver to the Delta State PDP Chairman, Tejiri dies in fatal motor accident

Driver to the Delta State PDP Chairman, Tejiri dies in fatal motor accident

The driver to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State ,Tejiri Prince Uvwo alias Gbogbo today died in a ghastly motor accident along the Asaba Expressway in Delta State. It was learnt that Tejiri who drove on the official Nissan Central car of his boss was on a high speed from Asaba and suddenly had brake failure. In his bid to manage the situation, he lost control of…

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3,729 Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram Promoted.

3,729 Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram Promoted.

The Nigerian Army on Thursday, April 5, 2018, approved special promotions for 3, 729 soldiers engaged in the counter-insurgency campaign in northeast. Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement that the promotions were approved by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai. “The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai has approved the release of special promotion for 3, 729 troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE who participated in…

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Nigerian teenager stabbed to death in London

Nigerian teenager stabbed to death in London

An 18-year old boy identified as Israel Ogunsola, has been stabbed to death, on Wednesday, in Hackney, London. Ogunsola’s death is coming 10 days after Abraham Badru, son of Enitan Badru, a member of the House of Representatives, was shot dead in the UK. At least six Nigerians have been killed in London attacks in 2018 alone. Ogunsola, already injured, was said to have approached some officers in Link Street shortly before 8 pm. Paramedics and staff from…

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Photo: Nigerian Man striped naked by South African police, over drivers license

Photo: Nigerian Man striped naked by South African police, over drivers license

The South African police is facing criticisms online after its officers stripped a Nigerian man n*ked during an arrest over his drivers’ license. According to reports, the Nigerian man was stopped by the police officers while driving and it was discovered he had no driver’s license. In the process of forcefully arresting him, the officers allegedly stripped the Nigerian man n*ked as they attempted to bundle him into their vehicle. Despite the man’s screams and…

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