Reddit Game, set, match! Now that’s a winning engagement ring if we’ve ever seen one. Serena Williams, who recently became engaged to Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, showed off her massive new engagement ring in a Thursday evening Reddit post. The 35-year-old tennis legend captioned the photo, “Engagement shoe game.” Right, Serena, because everyone is checking out…

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“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.” Plato This quote reminds me why I began to write poems. Plato was probably experiencing the symptoms of love when he thought about it. “Every […]

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SAVANNAH, GA (WSAV) – Metro Police need the community’s help to find Justin Jackson, 17, who was last seen on the 200 block of Chapel Lake South at 7:11 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5. Courtesy: SCMPDJackson is described as a black male, five feet ten inches in height and weighing 230 pounds. Jackson has hearing…

via SCMPD searching for missing teen — WSAV-TV

A Nigerian twitter user has aired his frustration at the preference given to foreigners by Nigerian companies when it comes to job seeking. He said even if a Nigerian has more qualifications than the white in a job search, the latter still gets the job because of what he termed ‘White privilege.’ The post…

via ‘Well Educated Nigerians Lose Their Jobs In Nigeria To Whites Who Were Plumbers In Their Country’ – Frustrated Nigerian — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Ivorian gendarmes stand aboard a vehicle in a street of Bouake on January 6, 2017. Heavy weapons fire was heard on January 6 near Ivory Coast’s largest military camp in the city of Bouake, where at least two police stations were attacked, an AFP journalist said. / AFP PHOTO / STR Soldiers demanding more pay…

via Ivory Coast troops rise up demanding pay, houses — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Nasarawa State Government has revoked 36 ongoing contracts, awarded by the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) for flouting contractual agreements. Mr Yakubu Ubangari, Executive Secretary of SUBEB, told newsmen on Friday in Lafia, that the revoked projects were located across all the 13 local government areas of the state. According to him, the state […]

via Nasarawa government revokes 36 SUBEB contracts — kaykayjabari’s Blog

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A great expanse of brilliant blue, Interspersed with misty clouds of purple, mauve and gold, Within the space beyond our imagination, Heaven waits, Time passes, We live, We flourish, We make our mark, And then we die, But it isn’t over, God’s mighty hand reaches out […]

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A former staff of British American Tobacco Nigeria, Oluwasegun Falana, has accused the company of dehumanising Nigerians working with conglomerate. Falana who worked at the headquarters of the tobacco company in Ibadan, Oyo State for many years said the company knew that he had a liver problem but refused to disclose it to him. He […]

via Falana accuses BATN of dehumanizing Nigerians — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Prof. Suleiman Adeniran of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has advised parents to embrace family planning to ease the effects of economic recession. Adeniran gave the advice in Ilorin on Friday during a presentation at a UITH Seminar on: “Economic Recession: A healthy way out”. The gynaecologist described […]

via Recession: Nigerians advised to embrace family planning — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Chief Olalibo Osain Ibokolo, the Bayelsa State Governor’s Special Representative to Ogbia Local Government Council of the State played host to Traditional Rulers, Clan Heads and others Youth groups over the need for proper consultation and need to deepen the support for State Government policies on development. According to Ibokolo, though the visits and hosting […]

via Dickson’s Aide fete traditional rulers, youth groups over support for Bayelsa Govt policies — kaykayjabari’s Blog

An Inspector and five sergeants attached to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has been dismissed by the Nigeria Police Force over alleged misuse of firearms during the legislative rerun in the state in December 2016. They are ex-Inspct. Eyong Victor, ex-Sgts. Peter Ekpo, Oguni Goodluck, Orji Nwoke, Okpe Ezekiel and Tanko Akor. The errant operatives…

via Nigeria Police Force Dismiss Six Personnel Attached To Governor Wike. Find Out Why — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Atlanta ’96 Dream Team goalkeeper, Joseph Dosu has noted that too much pressure and expectations have been on Manchester City’s player, Kelechi Iheanacho. Dosu warned that such unnecessary pressure from fans and the media could ruin the youngster’s career. The former Under-23 goal tender recalled that former Super Eagles promising striker, Batholomew Ogbeche went through…

via Pressure, too much expectations may ruin Iheanacho’s career – Joseph Dosu — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

1) The Meir Amit Intelligence and Information Center has produced two reports concerning UNSC Resolution 2334: a) Palestinian Reactions to UN Security Council Resolution 2334 b) How UN Security Council Resolution 2334 Relates to Palestinian Terrorism “On December 23, 2016, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2334, with 14 countries voting in favor. The United […]

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Fast rising Nollywood actress, Awele Odita , is a Higher National Diploma (HND) mass communication graduate of Moshood Abiola Polythenic, Ojere Abeokuta and a native of Delta state but speaks Yoruba fluently. Recently, a lady with IG handle @mumcyahliyah took to her page to congratulate Awele Odita for having an affair with her husband(@…

via Actress, Awele Odita Gets Called Out By Wife Of Man She Is Allegedly Pregnant For — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

PHOTO:AFP Jose Mourinho has told midfielders Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay they will not be considered for selection while they wait to leave Manchester United during the January transfer window. West Brom and Everton have both had bids of under £20 million ($24.7 million, 23.4 million euros) rejected for France international Schneiderlin as United look…

via Schneiderlin, Depay frozen out as Man United exit looms — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Nyesom Wike Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Friday urged Nigerians to assist families of servicemen who died defending the country. Wike made the call at the Emblem Appeal Launch for the 2017 Armed Forces and Remembrance Day Celebration in Port Harcourt. The governor called on Nigerians to “ make direct investments” in the lives…

via Wike seeks assistance for fallen heroes families — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Fast rising actress, Ivie Okujaiye is a producer, scriptwriter, dancer, singer and activist who won the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality TV show 2009. She is sometimes called little Genevieve because she resembles actress Genevieve Nnaji. Okujaiye was spotted in a photo recently with her adorable daughter. See below: The post Actress, Ivie…

via Actress, Ivie Okujaiye And Daughter Are Too Adorable For Words In This Photo — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

There is something on the surface, Ideas and thoughts without a face. Romantic visions still float? Perhaps another quote. Rivers of indecision cover my judgment Constant reminder of those thoughts and ideas; coming? Such powerful haze, All of this must be part of the phase. There is something on the surface, Aside from thoughts, what […]

via Something On The Surface — emotionsoflife2016

The Magistrate handling the suit filed by the Oluwo-Oke of Iwo Oke in Osun State, Oba Kadiri Adeoye, against Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi on issues relating to crime of internet fraud, Mr Olusola Aluko has stepped aside. Magistrate Aluko made the pronouncement on Friday at the resumed hearing of the case in […]

via Osun: Magistrate hands off case, as petitioner withdraws ‘fraud’ suit — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. / AFP / POOL / Sebastian Scheiner Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday welcomed the US House of Representatives’ condemnation of a UN reprimand of Israel’s settlements in occupied Palestinian territories. “After the outrageous anti-Israel resolution at the UN, the US House of Representatives voted (Thursday) resoundingly to support…

via Netanyahu welcomes US House vote on settlements — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

US president elect Donald Trump / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB President-elect Donald Trump repeated his promise to make Mexico pay for a border wall in his latest wide-ranging Twitter storm early Friday morning. His tweet followed media reports that his transition team and Republican leaders in Congress are considering a plan to fund the…

via Trump says Mexico should reimburse US for border wall — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

This combination of pictures created on January 06, 2017 shows recent pictures of US actor and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) and US President Elect Donald Trump.As Donald Trump readies to move into the Oval Office, Arnold Schwarzenegger has steppedas host of the reality show “Celebrity Apprentice”. In a pair of early morning…

via ‘Ratings machine’ Trump raps TV successor Schwarzenegger — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

A youth arm of the Ekiti State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ekiti APC Youths Congress, EAYC, has said that the desperation of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi to be governor of the State for a second term will destroy the party. EAYC urged the APC leaders both…

via Your desperation to be governor will destroy our party in Ekiti – APC youths tell Kayode Fayemi — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

WASHINGTON (WSAV) – President-Elect Donald Trump announced his nomination for Army Secretary, Vincent Viola. On Jan. 5, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) released the following statement: “Mr. Viola is the right man at the right time to lead the Army. I appreciate President-Elect Trump’s commitment to rebuild our military, particularly the Army. Mr. Viola’s real…

via Sen. Graham meets Army Secretary nominee Viola — WSAV-TV

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari on today, January 6 denied a media report that claimed she colluded with some government officials to fleece the Nigerian High Commission in London every time she travels to the United Kingdom. An online news portal, Sahara Reporters, had on yesterday reported that the High Commission spends a minimum of…

via Aisha Buhari Reacts To Reports She Receives Special ‘Favour’ From Nigerian High Commission In London — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Fresh reports have revealed the cause of veteran actress, Toyin Majekodunmi’s death. The actress, also known as Iya Kike and married to veteran actor, Solomon Majekodunmi, died on Monday. and as at the time her death was announced, the cause was unknown. A source, Taiwo Oduola, close to the family of the deceased told Encomium…

via How veteran actress, Toyin Majekodunmi died — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a return against Richard Gasquet of France during their twelth session men’s singles match on day six of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth on January 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / A singles masterclass from Swiss champion Roger Federer wasn’t enough to stop the French pairing of Richard…

via Federer unable to stop French advance — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Officials of the FCT Administration have apprehended six persons for engaging in act of graffiti on the walls of public buildings and infrastructure around the Federal Capital City, Abuja. The six persons apprehended were caught in the act and would be made to face the full wrath of the law because the Administration would not…

via FCTA Frowns at Graffiti on Public Walls in Abuja …Perpetrators To Face Sanction — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Rice Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, the Minister of state for Agriculture and Rural Development, on Friday cautioned individuals and farmers to desist from hoarding grains. In a statement signed by the Director of Information, Mr Tony Ohaeri, in Abuja, Lokpobiri urged the perpetrators to make the grains available for consumers to reduce scarcity and cost of…

via FG cautions farmers against hoarding of grains — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

“When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.” Pablo Picasso En Español “Cuando yo era niño mi madre me dijo, ‘Si te conviertes en un […]

via Confidence #17 — emotionsoflife2016

The conscience is defined as that part of the human psyche that induces mental anguish and feelings of guilt when we violate it and feelings of pleasure and well-being when our actions, thoughts and words are in conformity to our value systems. The Greek word translated “conscience” in all New Testament references is suneidēsis, meaning […]

via What is the Conscience? — The Untainted Gospel blog

The conscience is defined as that part of the human psyche that induces mental anguish and feelings of guilt when we violate it and feelings of pleasure and well-being when our actions, thoughts and words are in conformity to our value systems. The Greek word translated “conscience” in all New Testament references is suneidēsis, meaning […]

via What is the Conscience? — The Untainted Gospel blog

Dr Cyril Oshiomhole, son of former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has indicated his interest in running for a political office. Cyril, a US-based medical doctor is running for the post to represent Etsako Federal Constituency in Edo State at the Federal House of Representatives. The former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole is yet to…

via [PHOTO] Oshiomhole’s US-Based Son Flags Off Campaign for Edo House Of Reps Seat — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

Nigerian footballer, Mikel Obi who just left Chelsea on Thursday after sealing a move to Chinese Super League outfit Tianjin TEDA has admitted that it has been an honor to play for Chelsea. The 29-year-old stated this in an open letter to the club. Read below; ‘To my Chelsea family, After ten years, 374 appearances…

via Mikel Obi’s Open Letter To Chelsea Is Heartrending — NaijaMotherland Daily Nigeria News

(From L) Sierra Leon’s President Ernest Bai Koroma, President of ECOWAS official Marcel Alain de Souza, Liberian President and Ecowas Chairperson Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (R) and Guinean President Alpha Conde (C) pose during the 50th summit of the 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja, on December 17, […]

via West African leaders to take ‘major decision’ on Gambia — kaykayjabari’s Blog

The Chief of Air Staff, (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar has said the focus of the force in 2017 is to ensure that the Boko Haram insurgents do not regroup anywhere in Nigeria after being chased out of Sambisa Forest so they don’t constitute any form of threat to troops on operations or any […]

via We won’t allow Boko Haram regroup anywhere in Nigeria again – CAS — kaykayjabari’s Blog

“Alternative healing does not always offer a quick fix of a symptom, but it does offer a permanent healing that resonates beyond physical well-being. It creates a total uplift in attitude, enhanced spiritual awareness, and so much more that will change the way you appreciate life everyday. Embracing alternative healing by focusing on the cause […]

via Healing #197 — emotionsoflife2016

…Alleges Kaduna Govt threatened to beat him up The North West National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Inuwa Abdulkadir has accused the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir el-Rufa’i and a former governor of Kano state, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso of being the brains behind the crisis plaguing the zonal chapter of the APC. […]

via El-Rufa’i, Kwankwaso behind APC North/West crisis – Zonal Chairman — kaykayjabari’s Blog

N’Delta leaders condemn FG’s ‘harassment’ of Jonathan’s family — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Prominent leaders of the Niger Delta region including Chief Edwin Clark, on Thursday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for what they described as the attempt to humiliate the family of former President Goodluck Jonathan. They also described as worrisome the seeming silence of Buhari on the frequent “harassment” of the former President’s family members by […]

via N’Delta leaders condemn FG’s ‘harassment’ of Jonathan’s family — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Riyad Mahrez crowned African Footballer of the Year — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez was Thursday voted African Footballer of the Year after he inspired Leicester City to the English Premier League title last season. Mahrez, 25, beat Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who scooped the prestigious accolade last year, into second place, with Senegal star Sadio Mane, who features for Liverpool, taking third place. The […]

via Riyad Mahrez crowned African Footballer of the Year — kaykayjabari’s Blog

FG sets aside N177bn to retire maturing bonds — kaykayjabari’s Blog

The Federal Government has set aside a total of N177.46bn in the 2017 budget as a sinking fund to retire maturing bond obligations. A sinking fund is a part of a bond agreement that requires the issuer to regularly set money aside in a separate custodian account for the exclusive purpose of redeeming the bonds. […]

via FG sets aside N177bn to retire maturing bonds — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Expect more flight cancellations, NIMET warns — kaykayjabari’s Blog

A fresh dust from Chad will reduce horizontal visibility across the country in the coming days and may lead to another round of flight cancellations, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has said. According to NIMET, there will be further reduction in visibility in most northern cities, higher than what was experienced some weeks ago that led […]

via Expect more flight cancellations, NIMET warns — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Recession: 7,000 dockworkers lose jobs in one year — kaykayjabari’s Blog

The lull in the maritime industry mainly due to economic crisis has claimed the jobs of 7,000 dockworkers in the last one year. Our correspondent gathered that one terminal operator in Port Harcourt sacked 4,000 workers within the period while another operator laid off 3,000 personnel. The situation, it was learnt, was compounded by the […]

via Recession: 7,000 dockworkers lose jobs in one year — kaykayjabari’s Blog