Former U.S. FBI Director Comey Gets Asylum Offer From Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered asylum to the former director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey. Putin said that Comey’s release of records of his conversations with President Donald Trump equated to being an activist, like former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who lives in Russia under asylum. If Comey, who was fired by Trump, continues to be persecuted, “we will be ready to provide him political asylum,” Putin said on national television. On June 8, Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try…

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Osinbajo Orders Payment Of $2b Subsidy Claims To Oil Marketers

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun to pay oil marketers all outstanding subsidy claims, which the marketers estimated at about $2 billion it was learnt yesterday. This is coming as the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has stated that structured difficulties, such as denial of approval for processes, delays by relevant government agencies, and opposition by the public could make the 2019 target to end importation of petrol unrealistic. THISDAY had reported that the capacity of the Major Oil…

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‘Having sex makes men more likely to believe in God’

A new research has proven that having sex could spur some sort of connection with divinity in us as human beings. According to a Semester talk delivered by Christopher West and titled: “God, Sex and The Meaning of Life”, sex releases a chemical that is vital love and affection sharing. West, a best-selling author, helped to explore the ancient but forgotten truth that our deepest desires of body and soul are meant to lead us to the infinite, to God. The chemical, oxytocin, which plays a crucial role in social bonding,…

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Cassava Bread Initiative Capable Of Generating N255bn Annually

The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria says the revival of the cassava bread initiative is capable of generating about N255 billion for the country every year. Mr Joseph Ubah, the Publicity Secretary of the association, said this on Thursday in an interview. He said that initiative, which involved the use of composite flour containing 10 per cent cassava flour, for baking bread, would discourage importation of wheat and promote cassava production in the country. Ubah, who bemoaned the perceptible inconsistency as to the continuation of some government policies, said…

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Real Madrid Backs Ronaldo In Tax Fraud Scandal

Real Madrid declared on Wednesday that they were confident their star player Cristiano Ronaldo, who faces accusations of committing tax fraud in the country, acted legally. Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. “Real Madrid have full confidence in our player Cristiano Ronaldo, who we understand has acted in accordance with the legality regarding the fulfilment of his fiscal obligations,” the…

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Okorocha Speaks About Meeting Between Osibanjo And South East Leaders

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has revealed some of the issues discussed during the meeting Igbo leaders had with the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo yesterday at the Presidential villa, Abuja. The Acting President had met earlier with the South East governors and leaders of the region in continuation of consultations on how to douse off the tension created, by the three months ultimatum by Northern youths asking Igbos to vacate their region and the call by Biafra agitators calling for the secession of the country. Featuring on Channels television…

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