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Sunday, 7 July 2013

Ramadan moon sighting on Monday night

By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 09:05
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  • Abu Dhabi: A committee, chaired by Dr Hadef Jua’an Al Daheri, Minister of Justice, will meet after Maghrib prayers on Monday at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, to sight the crescent moon of Ramadan.

    Lagos-Ibadan reconstruction: The generation unborn will remain grateful to Jonathan – Mimiko

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 08:57
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  • Governor Olusegun Mimiko of State Governor has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for taking the initiative to reconstruct the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which he described as the busiest in Africa.

    Mimiko described the move as an indication that the Jonathan’s led government is sensitive and has good intentions.

    Rihanna furious with Chris Brown over recording for upcoming album

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 08:50
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  • Rihanna is furious that Chris Brown is putting a duet they recorded when they were still dating on his upcoming album 'X'.

    The Fine China hitmaker was originally planning to axe the track, Put It Up, from his new album, X after he and the Stay singer ended their on/off relationship for good earlier this year, but announced on Twitter this week that his ex-girlfriend, 25, will definitely be making an appearance on the record.

    US Air Crash: 'No Mechanical Cause'

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 08:40
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  • A Boeing 777 aircraft that crash-landed at San Francisco airport killing two people did not have mechanical problems, an airline official has said.

    Xhosa king wants Mandela grandson’s chieftancy revoked

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 08:33
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  • JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – A South African traditional king will try to revoke the chieftaincy of Nelson Mandela’s grandson Mandla after a bitter family feud over gravesites, South African media reported Sunday.

    Right make-up: Dark skin

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 08:26
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  • You can get away with much darker and bolder make-up colours. To achieve the best result:

    Right make-up: Fair complexion

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 08:23
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  • Here, be careful when applying make-up to your skin to avoid looking over-the-top. Make-up is meant to enhance your skin tone. It has to be transparent and barely-there. Learn to achieve a ‘second skin’ effect with your make-up.

    Saturday, 6 July 2013

    Boko Haram Militants Kill 29 Students, Teacher in Yobe School Attack

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 12:27
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  • Armed Islamic militants have killed 29 students and an English teacher in an attack on a boarding school in Yobe State in northeastern Nigeria.
    Survivors being treated for burns and gunshot wounds said some students were burned alive in the attack, which allegedly took place early Saturday and which is believed to have been carried out by the radical Boko Haram Islamic group.

    Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project to last four years –Jonathan

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 12:22
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  • President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday inaugurated the reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, with a pledge that the N167bn project would be completed in 48 months.

    He inaugurated the project as thousands of road users were grounded for about three hours on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and Abeokuta-Ore-Benin Expressway.

    Egypt picks new PM

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 12:14
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  • CAIRO (AFP) – Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has been chosen as Egypt’s new prime minister, the Tamarod campaign behind the protests that toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi said on Saturday after talks with the country’s interim president.

    Monday, 1 July 2013

    Man bagged 12 months jail for stealing Nokia handset

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 10:10
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  • Ilorin – An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Monday sentenced Olaitan Adebayo to twelve months imprisonment for stealing a Nokia handset and N1500.

    The convict was arraigned on a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft, contrary to Sections 348 and 288 of the Penal Code.

    Prepare for Mandela’s 95th birthday, Zuma tells South Africans

    By: Adedokun Adetunji On: 10:06
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  • PRETORIA (AFP) – Nelson Mandela remained in a “critical but stable” condition Monday, the presidency said, more than three weeks after the anti-apartheid hero was hospitalised with a recurring lung infection even as President Jacob Zuma urged South Africans to begin planning for Mandela’s 95th birthday on July 18.

    “We must all be able to do something good for humanity on this day, in tribute to our former president,” he said in a statement.