Saturday, 27 August 2016

Read: ‘Why Saudi Arabia banned kolanut during this year’s hajj'

The Commissioner representing Federal Ministry of Health on the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)’s Board, and Chairman Medical Committee 2016 Hajj, Dr. Ibrahim Kana, tells Daily Trust exclusively why Saudi Arabia banned kola nuts during this year’s hajj.

Google to add Fun to Search, Introduces Solitaire

Google just decided to add a little more fun to search—as if “do a barrel roll” and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe references weren’t already enough. The company recently announced that you can now play solitaire, tic-tac-toe, and flip a coin right inside your search results.

Twitter to Introduce Keyword Filter to Protect Users from Abusive Tweets

Twitter is reportedly planning to launch a keyword filtering tool that shields its users from harassment and abuse on the site.
The feature sounds a lot like Instagram’s comments blocking tool, which at this time is exclusively reserved for popular users and business profiles. 

Just in:Cool FM Relieved OAP Freeze of His Job, See Why

Freeze, a Cool FM’s On-Air Personality, OAP, born Ifedapo Oyerinde, has reportedly been fired by the radio station.
Widely circulated reports have it that the OAP was sacked as a result of his last controversial post on the social media.

Mastermind of Herdsmen Attack in Enugu Apprehended

The suspected mastermind of the herdsmen attack on Ndiagu Attakwu Akegbe Ugwu community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State has been arrested, police said.
In a statement issued on Friday, August 26, by the Enugu State Police Command spokesman, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, the suspect was identified as Umaru Isah from Gusau, capital of Zamfara.

Naira Undervalued Again, Hits N412 Per $1

The naira has attained a fresh all-time low of 412/$1 on Friday, as dollar scarcity bites harder at the parallel market.

Foreign exchange scarcity continued on the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) upholds its foreign exchange ban on eight commercial lenders found to have acted in breach the Treasury Single Account (TSA) guidelines.

DELSU Town, Oleh Experienced Massive Explosion

A massive explosion has been reported in Secretariat of the Isoko Development Union in Oleh, a university town in Delta State.

According to Premium Times, the blast leveled the facility, popularly known as Isoko House, hours after the union began its annual conference there.

“Highways are also not places to park articulated vehicles and trucks'' - Fashola Orders Trucks off Highways

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has warned transport unions in the nation to to remove their articulated vehicles causing obstruction on federal highways or face penalty.
Fashola gave the directive during an inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday, August 26.

''I said the party would tear from top to bottom'' - Oyinlola Says he's a Son of God

Oyinlola, who made the remark while answering questions in an Osogbo based radio station, ‘Rave FM’ programme named ‘Frank Talk,’ to mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, on Friday, August 26, argued that a home built with insincerity of heart will definitely collapse.

Bello Refutes Being Stoned in Lokoja, Says It's Politically Motivated

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has refuted a report that was going round, that he was stoned during a Jumaat prayer in Lokoja, the state capital on Friday.

Reminisce Held a Listening Session for Fourth Album, El Hadj

Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru also known as Reminisce has held a listening session for his fourth album title El Hadj, which is set to drop August 29. The listening gig took place at Lotus Pattaya, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Google to Penalise Websites that Feature Intrusive pop-up Adverts

Google is updating the algorithms used to rank its search results so that offending pages are more likely to get lower placings. This change is said to come into effect on 10th January.

Read: Why John Mikel Obi’s Father Slams FG

The Dream Team IV gave Nigeria it’s only medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, and the father of team captain John Mikel Obi isn’t happy with how the team was treated.

Man-City Signs Goal Keeper from Barcellona

Manchester City FC has signed goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from FC Barcelona of Spain for 18 million euros (about £15.4 million).
The Spanish club has, however, indicated that the fee for the 33-year-old Chile international could rise with £1.7m of add-ons.

Rapper Illbliss Bows out of the Music Industry, Says He's Gone

Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor also know as Illbliss, a Popular Nigerian Rapper and Co-owner of Capital Hills Records, has caused a serious scene after he announced his retirement from music.