Showing posts from May 18, 2015

3 Men Ride from Bauchi to Sokoto to Honour Governor-Elect Tambuwal

Meet Somalia Mohammed, Nasiru Yau and Nuhu Ibrahim – three men who rode from Bauchi to Sokoto in 9 days to congratulate governor-elect, Aminu Tambuwal. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trio arrived in Sokoto on Monday and were received by representative of Sokoto State Governor-elect, Alhaji Musa Girkau. Here are photos of their arrival: Representative of the Sokoto State Governor-Elect, Alhaji Musa Girkau receiving the bicycle riders Photo Credit: NAN-PHOTO

Blessing Okagbare wins gold medal at 2015 diamond league in China

Nigerian sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare stays slaying on the tracks! She won the Shanghai leg of the 2015 Diamond League Race yesterday,ThisDay reports. Sources say Okagbere’s win was effortless, as she beating last year’s world leader, Tori Bowie. “My race was pretty good,” Okagbare said after the race. “It is not easy to compete with the best of the world – but I won. I focused on my start. Normally I don’t have the best start, but now I was leading from the beginning,” she said.
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Buhari’s Aide tells youth - Stop trekking, Pray instead

top trekking, pray instead - Buhari’s aide tells youth
Mohammed Shehu, an aide to President-elect Buhari, has advised youths to pray instead of trekking for the incoming leader’s administration. Mr. Shehu gave this advice during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja today Monday May 18th.

According to him, the incoming administration acknowledges the excitement of youths over Mr. Buhari’s election but would prefer that they channel their energies towards praying than embarking on, sometimes dangerous, journeys. What he said after the cut...

"It’s kind of overwhelming. Last week, I told youths to stay where they are, stop trekking, and pray for the incoming administration instead. We have a lot of challenges; light, unemployment, insecurity, and so on. So it is more profitable for them to stay where they are and pray instead of taking the dangerous risk of walking all the way to Abuja,’’ Mr. Shehu said. On the allegation that the trekkers were ignored, Mr. Sh…