Category Archives: News

OB Newspaper Headlines of the Day!

Amotekun: South West No Against Buhari – Akeredolu (The Nation front-page) Killed by Lassa: Family recounts last moments with Doctor (Daily Trust front-page) Leadership tussle claims 2, injures 16 others in Delta (The Daily Times front-page) Amotekun “LL promotes S’West, S’East, S’South succession plans…Elder Statesman, Tanko Yakasai Amotekun: Every state would have it own commanda, says Akeredolu…

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OB Cuisine: Do Breakfast The Nigerian Way With Pap (Ogi) And Fried Beak Cake (Akara)

African Corn Pudding aka Pap/Ogi and Fried Bean Cakes is as synonymous to Nigerians as the traditional English breakfast (fried eggs, sausages, bacon and toast) is synonymous to British people. The meal combo is dear to the hearts of Nigerians and at this point is already a citizen. It’s mostly breakfast dedicated for Saturdays in many households regardless…

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New Law In Turkey Will Allow Child Rapists Marry Their Victims To Avoid Prosecution

ICYMI, Turkey is planning to introduce a law that will allow men accused of raping underage girls to avoid punishment by marrying their victims. The controversial “marry-your-rapist” bill is due to be introduced into the Turkish parliament at the end of January. A similar bill was defeated in Turkey in 2016 after outrage. This legislation would have…

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EFCC Calls Transparency International’s Global Corruption Rating Of Nigeria, “Baseless And Appalling”

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has slammed the 2019 Corruption Perception Index, CPI recently released by Transparency International (TI) which ranked Nigeria 146 out of 180 countries. EFCC who to Twitter yesterday announced that the poor rating was a “baseless and appalling” report measured by a “bogus and ambiguous criteria jaundiced and illogical.”…

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Newspaper Headlines of the Day!

Market’s ready for FG’s N565bn Q1 borrowing plan (business a.m. front-page) Why I was silent on Amotekun, by Tinubu (The Guardian front-page) APC may collapse after Buhari – Governor Fayemi (Daily Trust front-page) Insurer’s premium income may rise 40% on PenCome’s life cover enforcement (Business Day front-page) FG, S’West govs strike deal on Amotekun (Daily Trust front-page) Finally, FG,…

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OB Cuisine: The Kitchen Muse’s Perfect Creamy Oatmeal Porridge

On today’s episode of OB Cuisine, we’re heading to the Caribbean to learn the goodness of Oatmeal porridge. This version is prepared by Nigerian Insta-food blogger and YouTuber, The Kitchen Muse. Commonly eaten through the region, this healthy meal is cooked in water or milk and can be served with sweet or savoury toppings. In…

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Elumelu Advocates For Massive Capital Investment In Power, Human Resources To Aid Africa’s Economic Growth

l-r: President Muhammadu Buhari(2nd left); flanked from left by Chief Executive Officer, Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF), Mrs. Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu; Chairman of United Bank For Africa(UBA) Plc and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu(3ed left); and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020, where Elumelu Spoke during Panel Session on…

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FAAN Advises Nigerian Passengers As International Airports Brace For Coronavirus

Following an outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in China, international airports yesterday went on red alert as many intensified the screening of inbound passengers. In the same vein, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has also taken to Twitter issuing a public letter that advised passengers and other airport users to comply with all quarantine procedures at…

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Greece To Elect Top Judge As First Female President

A senior Greek judge and human rights advocate, Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday won the overwhelming backing of the parliament to become the county’s first female president. Sakellaropoulou was nominated by the ruling conservative New Democracy party, but also managed to secure the backing of the main opposition party Syriza and the center-left Movement for Change. Breaking through gender…

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Access Bank And Group MD, Herbert O. Wigwe Honoured At THISDAY Silver Jubilee Celebration

Access Bank and its Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, were honoured as the ‘Bank of the Decade’ and ‘Banker of the Decade’ respectively by THISDAY Newspaper at its 25th anniversary celebration held at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos. The silver jubilee celebration, was witnessed by dignitaries including former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Emeka Anyaoku; Afenifere chieftain, Ayo Adebanjo; founder of…

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