Falz is Here to ‘Talk’ Again

Folarin Falana, known as Falz, the singer of the famous, ‘This is Nigeria’ (a social commentary) which caused a lot of rancour and almost made  a serious case in court. As election draws near, Falz has found time to release a musical single where he talked about greedy politicians and warned youths to be very careful this season. Yes! He is here to ‘Talk’.

INEC’s 7-Step Voting Procedure

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has given an update through their website, on the upcoming general elections based on a voting procedure.

  1. You will join the queue and verify your photo and polling unit
  2. You will verify your PVC’s authenticity
  3. You will confirm your name and details on the voters’ registration
  4. The Presiding Officer (PO) signs, stamps and endorses ballot paper, then, you move to the secret cubicle
  5. You will stain the appropriate finger with ink, then, use the stained finger to mark the desired box
  6. You will leave the cubicle and drop the ballot paper in the ballot box in the full view of people at the PU
  7. You will then leave or stay to watch the process up to declaration of result.

Trump Threatens to Call National Emergency

Donald Trump is bent on declaring a national emergency if Congress does not meet his demand for billions of dollars to put up a steel wall along the US-Mexico border. President Trump had changed his mind from concrete to a steel wall but negotiations with Democrats has broken down. It should be noted that if the shutdown continues into the weekend, it will become the longest government closure in US history.  He however threatens to use his emergency powers to circumvent Congress if they can’t come to agreement.

Claims by Fed. Govt. to Achieve 40bn Barrels in Reserves by 2020 Not Feasible

A report by the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, showed that Nigeria’s oil reserves remain low at 37 billion barrels, despite efforts made by the government and others to achieve 40 billion barrel by 2020. 

Dwarfism Poses no Challenge to Me as a Model – Fatima

The 21 years old four-feet model has come out to say that her stature can never be a challenge to what she has chosen to be. Hence, she will never allow negativity to define her personality. Fatima Timbo is a British model who is currently building her confidence and giving others hope in the process.

Cohen to Testify Publicly Before Congress

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer has agreed to testify publicly before the panel on February 7. Cohen will be in Capitol Hill after he pleaded guilty and was sentenced in December to three years in prison on multiple charges, including two campaign finance crimes tied to illicit payments made to silence women during the presidential campaign — crimes that prosecutors say Trump directed Cohen to commit.


Rebecca Maulome Padonu is an enthusiastic writer with a soft spot for factions. A RubyWrites 2016 finalist. She has completed several freelance writing projects, including BBC Media Action’s Drama series, Story Story (series 32 & 33).


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