Friday 17 July 2015

President Buhari appoints new Commandant for NSCDC

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Abdullahi Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

A statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Muhammadu communicated the development.

Dr. Ade Abolurin, the former Commandant-General, has retired from service.

The new NSCDC boss was an Assistant Commandant-General of the NSCDC before his new appointment.

Former President Obasanjo says Niger Delta will suffer for Jonathan’s actions in office

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has said the Niger Delta region will suffer for the actions and in actions of the immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan.

Obasanjo, who spoke after delivering a convocation lecture at the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City said he couldn’t have helped Jonathan to do his job as Nigeria President after helping him to secure the position.

Photo: Aisha Buhari and her daughters observe Sallah prayers

I would have added First Lady but she has earlier said she does not want to be refer to as First Lady. So I just went on to say, President’s wife Aisha Buhari and her daughters were also at the Abuja mosque to observe prayers today.

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Group of Five Nigerian Teen Win International Award With Their Waste Disposal App

Five teen Nigerian girls namely Praise David-Oku, Sonam Kumar, Nmesoma Ogbonna, Charlotte Takem and Grace Akpoiroro, all from Cross River State, whose group name is Team Charis won the Technovation international app challenge with their creation, a community waste disposal app. The girls, beat 10 girl teams from different countries. They went home with $10 000 cash prize

Singer Flavour and Chidinma strike a perfect pose

I don't if I am the only noticing this two as a very perfect friends, Yes, Flavour and Chidinma! If I was told that there is something going on within the both of them, I won't debunk it. The duo posed for pics as the flew to South Africa for the MAMAs

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Eid Mubarak: Saraki link with Pres. Buhari to offer Sallah prayers at National Mosque

Senate President Bukola Saraki this morning joined President Buhari to offer Sallah prayers at the National Mosque Abuja. Also in the photo is Buhari's cute son Yusuf

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See how Nigerians are trolling the heck out of Tania over Wizkid "I am Single Tweets"

Lol, Nigerians don't joke with this kind of drama that took place between Wizkid and Tania ... Tania sent a very romantic message to Wizkid yesterday for his birthday, then later Wizkid tweeted, "I am 25 and Single" ... So Nigerians took it as though Wizkid is just joking with Tania's feeling, some even ask if they have broke up again.

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Oops! Mexican Singer menstrual pad falls out during Live TV show (PHOTO)

Aww! I have to brand her brave, for she to have continue signing after the embarrassing moment ... Okay here is the gist, a Mexican singer lived out every female performer’s worst nightmare when her sanitary pad fell out from between her legs while she was singing on live TV.

But rather than stumble or cut short her performance, 42-year-old Patricia Navidad bravely carried on singing on the show, which was seen by thousands of stunned viewers.

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UPDATES! Bomb blast in Damaturu this morning claims 50 lives

An update on the news we brought to you about the bomb blast in Damaturu, Yobe State Capital this morning says about 50 persons was killed. A statement released by the Acting-Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman says an elderly woman and a 10 year old girl were responsible for the attacks.

Terror in US: Four Marines killed after gunman attacks 2 military sites in Tennessee

Face of the Shooter

Yesterday four US Marines were killed when a gunman attacked 2 military sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The man has been identified as 24 year old Muhammod Youssuf Abdulazeez & he was born in Kuwait. According to FBI, 11 minutes before the shooting, ISIS twitter account used derogatory words to insult the US and wrote #Chattanooga. This is being treated as a terror attack.

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SSS operatives storm Ex-NSA’s residences

Operatives of the Department of State Services on Thursday invaded the Asokoro, Abuja residence of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

According to report from punch, it was learnt that the operation which was said to have been authorized by the top shot of DSS, was in connection with the secret probe into how billions of naira allocated for the war against terrorism was allegedly looted.

It is not certain if Dasuki was arrested or detained overnight by his unexpected gun-wielding visitors who searched the house and left after some time. However, security sources said that he may have been whisked away or invited subsequently for interrogation on how he administered the billions that was released for prosecution of the terrorism war in the North-East. 

President Buhari Approves termination Of Boards Of Federal Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the Governing Boards of Federal Parastatals, Agencies and Institutions with effect from Thursday, July 16, 2015.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced the dissolution in a statement issued on Thursday evening.

President Buhari Id-El-Fitr message to the nation

See President Buhari Id-El-Fitr message to the Nation:
Fellow Compatriots, I greet and felicitate with you all, especially our citizens of the Islamic faith on this auspicious occasion of the 2015 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

I congratulate all those who have successfully completed the Ramadan fast in keeping with the injunction of our Creator.

Although we have come to the end of this year’s month of Ramadan, I believe that a greater acceptance by Nigerians of its key lessons of self-denial and sacrifice will serve our dear country well as we strive to overcome our present challenges, undo the damage done by years of bad governance and accelerate the pace of national development.

Happy Eid-el-Fitr Celebrations to our Muslim Brothers & Sisters

Happy Eid-el-Fitr Celebrations

Lagos State to commmence $1.5bn Badagry port construction in September

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, said construction  of the planned $1.5 billion Badagry Deep Seaport will commence in 2 months. This came barely 6 days after the consortium for the project expected to be the largest deep sea port in Africa emerged.

The Governor disclosed this when he led a team to inspect various developmental projects such as; the ongoing expansion works on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway into 10 lanes, Badagry Deep Seaport, among others.

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Is Rapper 50 cent really broke? He says he owes even is grandpa ...

So 50 cent has been crying all around that he is broke and recently a picture of him flashing bundle of dollar bills was seen in his pocket at an event. But LIB, believe 50 Cent isn't really broke, and Linda said 50 cent is making it look like he is ... He recently gave the bankruptcy judge a list of his many creditors, and his Grand Dad, Curtis Jackson Sr. is among them.

According to the documents, 50 owes grandpa Jackson $1,737.33.

See Gbege: Lekki Bank robbery suspect drag police to court, demand N1million for damages

One of the four Lekki bank robbery suspects has taken the Nigerian Police Force to court, asking for N1million damages for alleged unlawful detention. In a suit at the Ikeja High Court in Lagos, Ebi Tosan prayed that the police be directed to release him on bail.

Respondents in the suit are Lagos State Commissioner of Police and the Officer-in-Charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Ikeja.

Tosan, 20, was paraded by the police with Duke Odogbo, 38, Lawrence Kingsley, 31, and Ekelemo Kuete, 30 in connection with the March 12 robbery of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) in Lekki, Lagos. 

Inspiring: Singer Andreya Triana who use to sell ice cream shares her story

You know sometimes when you look at where you started from you just can't help but put in more effort so you don't return there, that is what Singer Andreya Triana was reminiscing on when she reveal how about seven years ago she was making ends meet by waiting on tables, selling ice-creams in a lay-by and working in a hearing aid shop.

Now fast forward, she’s an up-and-coming soul singer who counts Samuel L Jackson as a fan and performed at a party for Chris Evans where she ended up serenading news reader Moira Stewart.

Huh! Wizkid says He is 25 and Single, What about Tania?

That is what the Star Boy Wizkid wrote on his instagram page to mark his birthday celebration, but wait I thought Tania Omotayo sent him a romantic birthday message yesterday? So why say he is single? Did something go wrong during the birthday celebration? So many question to ask, wish I could issue a mic for star boy to clear the air ... Well lets just hope its just a little mistake or let say since they are not married, he is still single shall! 

Breaking: Bomb blast in Damaturu, Yobe State Capital this morning

Report reaching us says a female suicide bomber this morning detonated a bomb at a predominantly Muslim settlement in Damaturu, Yobe state. 

As the time of the report, three people have been killed from the blast.