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    Trump’s inappropriate anger has become essential to his political success by Prof. Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

    The emotional politics of US President Donald Trump have never been more intriguing. Close to two years after he was announced as the official Republican nominee, headlines are still dominated by his latest impulsive political decisions, unhinged typo-filled Twitter rants, and blustering denunciations of foes and former allies alike. Trump’s rise has signaled a change […]

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    Irish PM reminds Trump that immigrants built America.

    “We believed in the shelter of America, and the compassion of America, and the opportunity of America. We came, and we became Americans.” ~ Enda Kenny Talk about Irish mojo and the Taoiseach Enda Kenny comes to mind. The Irish Prime Minister who was a guest at the White House in line with a long […]

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    Abortion is here to stay.

    It is still baffling to many including yours truly how different parts of the UK have varying abortion laws. Vulnerable women will be left to “suffer in silence and fear” following While abortion is illegal other parts of the UK since 1967 it remains illegal in Northern Ireland. The police recently raided locations in Belfast […]

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    Scholarship from Jim Ovia foundation.

    Are you aware there are many ways to fund your education? Well here is one. The Jim Ovia Scholarship offers about 100 funding opportunities annually. Founded in 1998 by former Zenith Bank CEO Jim Ovia, it provides financial aid to outstanding Nigeria students. Successful applicants are funded for the duration of their undergraduate program.  The […]

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    At 500kg world’s heaviest woman loses 100kg from surgery.

    The world’s heaviest woman who weighs an incredible 500kg has had surgery to reduce her weight by 100kg Indian doctors said on Thursday, March 9th, 2017. The Egyptian lady Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty who reportedly had not left her house in Egypt in over 20 years successfully underwent bariatric surgery in Mumbai last month. Bariatric […]

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    Different strokes for different folks.

    Listening to Red FM Cork has become a habit every morning. This morning the hot topic was the Lord Mayor’s impending visit to the White House for this year’s St. Patrick’s day celebration. The budget is €3,000 and he ‘ll be staying in a 3-star hotel. The vehicle was provided free by perhaps the Irish […]

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    Mubarak free to go home.

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be going home soon. The public prosecutor ruled on Monday that the ailing 88yr old who was overthrown as president of Egypt in the 2011 uprising will be allowed to go home from the military hospital where is being detained. Speaking on the issue his lawyer Farid El Deeb […]

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    Electricity for N200/day from your phone.

    This is good, in fact too good to be true. You can now recharge your electricity source for as low as N200 per day via your mobile phone. The cable reports that MTN Nigeria in collaboration with Nova-Lumos has introduced mobile electricity, a service where you can have power-on-demand and pay as low as N200 […]

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    There is no future for Biafra – France

    Dreams of a Biafra Republic was dealt a massive blow as France which aligned with Biafra in the 1967 secession bid, has affirmed its support for a one indivisible Nigeria.  Speaking to The Guardian, the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauerthat said his country would not support any group agitating for the disintegration of the nation. […]

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    Buhari is back!

    President Muhammadu Buhari who left the country on a medical vacation to the UK is back. He was brought back from London by a presidential jet which touched down at the Nigeria Air Force base Kaduna at about 7.14 a.m. from he was airlifted by a presidential chopper to Abuja after he was received by Kaduna […]

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    #iStandWithBuhari rally holds in Awka.

    Thousands of youths converged in Awka the Anambra state capital to show their support for the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration. The rally which held at Ekwueme Square was organised by The rally which held at Ekwueme Square was organised by #iStandWithBuhari organisation.  There were initial apprehension and reluctance by many as there had been […]

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    Buhari returns today.

    President Muhammadu Buhari will return to Nigeria on today Friday 10th March 2017. This was made known via the official twitter handle of the presidency @NGRpresident. Buhari left on January 19th, 2017 for a 10-day vacation which included routine medical check-ups in London and was scheduled to return the 6th ofFebruary. However,  a request for […]

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    INEC announce February 16th 2019 for presidential election.

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the dates for the 2019 general elections. The Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 16th 2019, while Governorship, State Assembly and Federal Capital Territory Area Councils polls will hold on 2 March of the same year. Mr Solomon Soyebi, National Commissioner of the commission […]

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    International Women’s Day: FG to give out N1.6bn loans to women

    The Buhari led administration has announced a package of N1.6bn for women to mark the International Women’s Day.This promise was delivered by the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Jummai Alhassan at a town hall meeting in Ilorin, Kwara State. The  Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Jummai Alhassan who disclosed […]

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    Gov Obiano gives N8.5m to victims of Onitsha fire disaster.

    Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has redeemed his promise to compensate victims of the recent fire incident in which destroyed property worth millions as reported by daily times. Presenting the cheques totalling N8.5m to the victims at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, Gov. Obiano, said the gesture was in fulfilment of his promise to rehabilitate […]

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    India is the most corrupt and a quarter of people in Asia paid bribes.

    About one in four people living in Asia had to pay a bribe to access a public service in the past year, a new study said yesterday In a report by Berlin-based Transparency International which was published by straitstimes over 21,861 people surveyed in 16 countries across the Asia-Pacific from Pakistan to Australia, excluding Singapore. An […]

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    This Irish woman is the world’s best mum!

    Determined to fight against all odds, Vera Twomey did a 260km trek from Cork to Dublin on a wheelchair to protest restrictions preventing her 7yr old daughter who has a rare form of epilepsy from getting medicinal cannabis. Her story is an emotional one which has dominated the news for the past few days. The […]

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    Much love to #WivesThatCook.

    I woke up to some of the most hilarious comments and ‘harshtags’ I have seen this year. The #WifeNotCook proponents on social media have been assailed by from every angle. They have been pummeled left right and centre on every platform with mocking ‘harshtags’ like #HusbandNotATM, #MotherNotCook, #MistressNotMaid and the funniest I ‘ve seen, #BoyfriendNotHouseboy! […]

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    Gov. Obiano’s aide summoned by Anambra House.

    The Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Political Affairs, Mr Chinedu Obidigwe, has been summoned by the state house of assembly for allegedly usurping the functions of Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. Vanguard newspapers reported that Mr Obidigwe is also accused abuse of power by imposing a native doctor as the traditional ruler […]