Marketers demand cheaper, cleaner alternatives to petrol, diesel as Nigeria battles deregulation fallout

  There must be cheaper and cleaner alternatives to petrol and diesel made available to the public especially now that full deregulation of the Nigerian Petroleum downstream sector commenced, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has said. The group also added that Nigeria could develop into the refining hub for West and Central Africa becoming a net exporter of refined products following Federal Government’s new policies on alternative energy, total deregulation, liberalization of the petroleum downstream sector and the coming on stream of new modular refineries. The association, in…

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We’ll wear nose mask during sex – Ghana’s Prostitutes beg customers as patronage crashes

  Some commercial sex workers in Ghana have expressed worry about low patronage since the country confirmed its first COVID-19 case in March. Drinking spots, pubs and other places for social gatherings had remained closed since March, until a month ago when President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo lifted the ban on them. The development, according to a report by Accra-based Mirror newspaper, affected the ‘oldest profession’ of the world forcing most of the prostitutes to resort to other businesses. Although the bars are now operating, some of the commercial sex workers are…

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Nigeria makes U-Turn, Opens Secondary Schools August 4

WAEC confirms Platforms Africa’s report, starts WASSCE August 17 Nigeria has made a U-Turn over closure of schools as it ordered the reopening of Secondary Schools from the 4th of August, 2020 for exit classes only. The country’s Ministry of Education, which made this known in a press statement shared on its Twitter handle, @NigEducation, confirmed a report by Platforms Africa about the rejection by West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) of a plea by the Nigerian government for it to shift the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The…

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Drama as Nigerian Cross Dresser, Bob Risky, Announces Two Weeks Pregnancy

  “Can’t Wait to be a Mum.” With the statement above, Nigerian cross dresser and social media influencer, Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bob Risky, got people talking with his recent post which has sparked pregnancy rumors. The single post by the cross dresser which was liked by 49,770 people with 7,750 comments in less than one hour after being shared, has got everyone talking on and outside social media, as some wondering if it is really true. Bob Risky made a post that had the inscription, “I can’t hide…

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Production cost scam: Mass oil contracts, projects’ cancellations loom in Nigeria

Head of Nigeria’s oil corporation reveals how oil companies swindle the system of millions of dollars through production cost padding, vows recalcitrant firms may be shown way out   Nigeria, Africa’s biggest crude oil exporter, says it uncovered sharp practices by oil firms and contractors who pad oil production cost with frivolous claims and charges, fleecing the country of millions of dollars daily even before the commodity is produced. Oil production in Nigeria is between $18 and $23 per barrel compared to between $1 and $4 per barrel in Saudi…

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Why my 34-yr old daughter gave birth to quadruplets after 13 children – mother

Mother of Hauwa Sulaiman, a 34 years old housewife and a mother of 13 children who gave birth to quadruplet babies in Zaria, Kaduna State, northwest Nigeria, Mallama Saudatu Haruna, has disclosed that her daughter’s child delivery pattern was hereditary. The housewife, Mrs. Hauwa’u Sulaiman was delivered of the four babies on Friday 5th June 2020 at the Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Kofar Gayan, Zaria. She was, however, transferred to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika with the babies for more medical attention. She had given birth to triplets twice,…

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COVID-19: Switzerland reopens brothels with ‘safe’ sex positions from June 6

Switzerland has given the green light for brothels to open on June 6 as the country exits lockdown, with strict health rules including keeping your faces ‘one forearm length apart’ during sex. Doggy style and reverse cowgirl positions are among those which would comply with the new rule – but threesomes are out and ‘anal practices’ will require gloves, reports dailymail.co.uk. Anonymity is also a thing of the past, because clients’ personal details will have to be kept for four weeks in case they are needed for contact tracing. Rules…

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Why Lagos young banker committed suicide

  Shocking details of suicide note new generation bank’s staff dropped for father, girlfriend Another young man shares suicidal tweets after he lost his job   A young man identified as Kelvin Rhima has committed suicide at Modinatu Street in Ogba area of Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre. The lifeless body of Kevin who works with a new generation bank was found dangling from a ceiling fan in his mini apartment by neighbours at about 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. It was gathered that neighbours became worried on Tuesday evening…

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