Friday, January 19, 2018

McVitie's Makers of Digestive,Hobnobs and Richtea,reduce size of Digestive Biscuit by removing 7 pieces

McVitie's Original Digestives have become the latest product to be subject to 'shrinkflation' as the size of a packet was reduced rising ingredient costs. One packet of the popular biscuits will be reduced from 500g to 400g, which is equivalent to taking seven Digestives out of a full packet of 34. The changes by Pladis, which owns McVitie's, follow a reduction in the number of Jaffa Cakes in a packet by the same company last year.

The higher cost-per-unit Digestives will start to go on sale later in January, The Times reports.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is pregnant with her first child

Ms Ardern, 37, made the announcement on Facebook, saying she is expecting a child with her partner, television host Clarke Gayford.'And we thought 2017 was a big year!,' she said.'Clarke and I are really excited that in June our team will expand from two to three, and that we'll be joining the many parents out there who wear two hats.'I'll be Prime Minister and a mum, and Clarke will be ''first man of fishing'' and stay-at-home dad.'She posted a photo of two fishing hooks, with a smaller hook inside one of them.
Mr Gayford hosts a fishing television show and often posts photos of himself out on the water to social media.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Access Bank Approves Paternity Leave For Male Employees


Starting January 2018 , male employees of Access Bank Plc can take advantage of an enhanced parental leave policy that extends paid benefits to all mothers and fathers, the bank has said .

Fostering an inclusive workplace , the policy offers paid leave to all new parents at the bank , including mothers and fathers, as well as adoptive and surrogate parents.

According to a statement by the lender , the new policy offers one week fully paid paternity leave to male employees and allows them to care for their offspring and spend some quality time with the new addition to their family while supporting the new mother who needs the break .

Kemi Olunloyo Gives Her Life To Christ; Kneels before Pastor Ibiyeomie's Wife

Kemi Olunloyo was in tears as she spoke at Pastor Ibiyeomie's church in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.She was pictured apologising to him in public.In part she said....
"I have given my life to Christ through Pastor Ibiyeomie, someone used me to genuinely destroy a real man of God".

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Efcc’s Attempt To Arrest Abba Kyari Sparks Panic In Aso Rock - Sahara Reporters


Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian Presidency, was, on penultimate Sunday, thrown into a panic, following an alarm by Mr. Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, that he was about to be arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Kyari, who has been named in a number of corruption cases, said sources, told, Presidency officials that his residence at Defence House in Abuja was ordered invaded by Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting EFCC Chairman.

Former Cross Rivers State Governor, Donald Duke declares for 2019 Presidency





A former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has said he will contest for presidency in the 2019 election.

Duke, who declared his interest for the job at the third Mike Omotosho annual lecture titled: ‘Mellinials as Protagonists in Nation Building,” on Sunday night in Abuja, promised to kick-start the process at the right circumstances.
 
According to him, “I am entitled to run for the presidency of this country. I am entitled to it. Only on right circumstances I will aspire for it. I don’t shy away from responsibility, only the right circumstance, I will aspire for presidency of this country. I have what it takes to be president of this country.” Duke, however, challenged the youths to fully participate in the electoral process by getting their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) and sensitising others ahead of 2019 general election, rather than loafing around, looking for who to heap their problems on".

Monday, January 15, 2018

FACTS FOR YOU TODAY


Outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Expelled By Liberia's Ruling Party


Liberia's ruling Unity Party has expelled the country's outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, from the party.Unity voted her out late Saturday. She was ousted because of her alleged decision not to support Vice President Joseph Boakai, the party's candidate in last year's presidential poll.Boakai, who served as Johnson Sirleaf's vice president for 12 years, lost the election to former soccer star George Weah.Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was not eligible to run after serving two terms, the maximum allowed under Liberia's constitution.

Governor Wike sacks the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of PHALGA, Obio/Akpor and Ikwerre LGAs

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the sack of the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area and Ikwerre Local Government Area.The governor sacked the three Caretaker Committee Chairmen for collecting illegal revenues from companies.A Statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media noted that the sack of the three Caretaker Committee Chairmen takes immediate effect.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Soldiers allegedly destroy over 50 houses in Bayelsa community, several lives lost


Few days after the President of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC WorldWide led by Barr. Rolland Oweilaemi Pereotubor called on the relevant security agencies, particularly the Joint Task Force to mop up riverine communities in Delta and Bayelsa State and rid same of criminalities, over fifty houses with several lives were said to have been destroyed and lost in Toru-Ndoro Community, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state where a military official was killed last week by suspected militants.The Soldiers were alleged to be on a reprisal attack over the beheading of their colleagues last week by some ex-militants operating in the Ndoro axis.

Fulani herdsmen: Buhari has abandoned us, I’m losing control – Gov. Ortom


Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of abandoning him and the people of the state.Ortom said that the cabal around the president have been deliberately frustrating the attempt by the state government to present the true picture of what is happening in the state for selfish reasons.He also said he was losing control of situations of things in the state as the people now take laws into their hands.

The Governor spoke with Vanguard, saying, “Let me be frank. The Federal Government has not done enough. When this incidence started with the threat from the president and secretary of Miyetti Allah, Kauta Hore, who addressed a press conference and issued threats that they will do everything possible to frustrate the Benue State Government from implementing the anti-open grazing law, we quickly drew the attention of the Inspector General of Police, the Director General of the Department of State Services, DSS, and even the office of the National Security Adviser.

Details of How Kidnapper Don Waney Was Killed


The authorities of 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt wish to inform the peace loving people of Omoku in ONELGA in particular, Rivers State and indeed the entire good people of Niger Delta in general that the notorious cult leader, kidnap kingpin and mass murderer Don Waney is dead.This was made known by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu on Sunday.

Recall that in the early hours of Monday 20th November 2017, troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army acting on credible information from some patriotic members of the public raided the evil Don Waney enclave in Omoku, ONELGA Rivers State where shocking discoveries of assorted weapons, dynamites, bags of suspected cannabis, full military camouflage uniforms, military boots, military communication radios, 10 human skulls and human bones were discovered. 

Thursday, January 4, 2018

WELCOME TO THE 2018



The year 2017 was a tough one for a lot of people.Some loss their jobs,others their loved ones,old friends,business contacts etc but somehow they survived against all odds.As we step into this new year..I implore you to EVOLVE beyond self pity and mediocrity..God kept you alive for a reason...Your life can take a turn for good in the year 2018.Hang in there and give it another shot.Welcome to the year 2018 even though today is the 4th....It's good to have you here as usual.Wish you the very best this year..God Bless.