Wednesday 5 August 2015

Senate Summons CBN Governor Over Depreciating Naira

The Senate has summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, to explain the depreciation of the Naira and its implications for the Nigerian economy.

Federal lawmakers expressed concern that the Naira had depreciated in the last few months at a much faster rate than it had appreciated over the last two years.

The federal lawmaker, who moved the motion raised an alarm that the illicit fund flows and money laundering going through the Nigerian financial system is contributing to weakening the value of the Naira.

Floyd Mayweather To Fight Berto In September

Mayweather is Back to the Ring! The undefeated American boxer, Floyd Mayweather, will attempt to match Rocky Marciano’s record of 49 unbeaten run when he squares up against Andre Berto on September 12.

The former Welterweight champion, Berto, has 30 wins and three losses before the bout with his fellow American.

Super Eagles Footballer, Ahmed Musa & wife welcome their 2nd child (PHOTOs)

CSKA Moscow and Super Eagles Ace player, Ahmed Musa and his lovely wife Jemila have welcomed their second child, a girl. Jemila gave birth at a Russian hospital this morning. The couple already have a son, Ahmed Musa Junior. Lol, the resemblance of his son though! Perfect replica of his father ... Hope he becomes a footballer too ... 

Trans Model Mia Isabella confirm affair with Tyga

Okay now there is a different twist to the reports that booze the media few weeks ago, in which Rapper Tyga had a sexual relationship with transsexual actress Mia Isabella after steamy text messages between them leaked online. Although Mia has been relatively quiet and refuse to comment on the issue, but last night Mia kinda admitted the rumors were true in an instagram post where she accused Tyga of spinning the story in the media to make himself look like the victim and her the villain. 

Mia posted this below:

Bobbi Kristina's deathbed photo sold to National Enquirer (Graphic Photo)

TMZ earlier reported that a family member was selling the photo of Late Bobbi Kristiana  in her hospital bed before she died and that seem to be true now. The photo was sold to National Enquirer and they released it on their front cover today.

Another pic after the cut ...

Enraged woman publicly accuses NEMA of stealing relief materials meant for them

During today visit of government official to the National Youth Service Camp in Damare, Adamawa State where IDP's are camped, an angry woman publicly accused NEMA officials of stealing & selling relief materials meant for Internally Displaced Persons in the state.

The coordinator for NEMA, Sa’ad Bello who was briefing Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu on his official visit to assess the conditions of the IDP camps got cut off as the woman interrupted their discussion and accused the agency of theft.

Photos of Boko Haram members apprehended in Borno community

These Boko Haram members were arrested by members of the Civilian JTF in Borno village three days after they attacked some villages. They were apprehended at Malari village at Konduga Local Government area of Borno state and were presented to the state Governor, Kashim Shettima today August 5th 

More Photo after the cut ...

President Buhari Fires All NNPC Group Executive Directors (SEE FULL LIST)

President Buhari has sacked the Group Executive Directors (GEDs) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation according to report.

This news comes barely one day after President Buhari appointed Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the NNPC. The GEDs fired are Mr. Ian Udoh leading Refining and Petrochemicals, Mr. Adebayo Ibirogba leading the Engineering and Technical team.

Cameroonian Government Repatriate 12,000 Nigerian Refugees

About 12,000 Nigerian refugees, mostly from Borno state, have been repatriated by the Cameroonian government. Most of the refugees say they are being repatriated against their will. The authorities in Cameroon believe Boko Haram members are entering their country, disguising as refugees. 

Picture This: ... When Nyesom Wike use to be Loyal to Rotimi Amaechi

Okay that is actually Governor Nkem Wike of Rivers State doing the yoruba "dubale" for his former boss Rotimi Amaechi ... Hehehe, you won't see this kind of picture ever again, both of them are now standing tall

Presidency approves actions to fast-track environmental clean-up of Ogoniland

Press statement from Presidency
In keeping with his avowed commitment to working for the development and well-being of all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja approved several actions to fast-track the long delayed implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Report on the environmental restoration of Ogoniland. 

Photo: Meet the 52 years old mum who still breastfeeds her 6 year old daughter

First I thought there use to be lactation period? I remember these biological terms vividly and at 52 years where would the breast milk be coming from? Biko, someone with more idea, help solve this ...

Maha Al Musa, 52, from Australia, shared photos of her still nursing daughter Aminah. In Aussie TV show Inside Story: Mother Knows Best,she says 

Karen Igho look sparkling beautiful in new photo

The beautiful mom show off post pregnancy photo, she glows in the pic

Brazilian Miss Bum-Bum contestants cause traffic commotion in their bikinis (Photos)

The Miss Bum Bum Brazil 2015 saw women flock to Sao Paulo to take part in an annual pageant which judges them on their behinds.

The contestants stopped traffic as they posed in the middle of Sao Paulo's main avenue, Avenida Paulista.

More than 500 women are competing in the pageant and 27 will be chosen to represent each of the Brazilian states, with 15 then put before the public vote in November.

Ed Sheeran to drop new single today by 5pm UK Time

Singer Ed Sheeran has revealed that he will release a new song at 5pm this evening. The 24-year-old singer tweeted the news to his 14 million fans and teased that the new track is a collaboration.

He tweeted: “New song dropping at 5pm today UK time.

“Oh and it's free.”

He later added: “It's a new collaboration and you think you've guessed it but you haven't innit. 5pm GMT.”

Fashion designer excretes 44 wraps of cocaine (PHOTO)

Okechukwu Kingsley Ajaero a 29-year-old fashion designer,  has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) over allegations of unlawful importation and possession of 44 wraps of substances that tested positive for cocaine weighing 850grammes.

According to a statement by NDLEA, Okechukwu who hails from Abia state was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos during the inward screening of passengers on a Qatar Airline flight arriving from Sao Paulo.

Nigeria Troops remove mines and IED's from Gwoza Road in Borno (PHOTOs)

Our brave Nigerian troops found and removed IED and mines planted by Boko Haram members along Gwoza-Yemteke road in Borno State. We really have to laud this brave men, because what you are seeing them toying with is an actual explosive that can detonate with a slight ignition. Kudos to our troops, God continue to protect you all

More photos after the cut ...

WTF! See Hotel Were Guest Sleep in a coffin

This said Crypt in Lewiston, Maine belonged to Monsignor Thomas Wallace, It was converted after former church was sold and turned into a hotel. 

According to UK Daily Mail, guests who check into the Inn at the Agora, a boutique hotel in Lewiston, Maine, can rest inside a crypt that stored the remains of a Catholic priest for 100 years.

Halle Berry cries out "I'm Not Divorcing, I Just Lost My Damn Ring"

Halle Berry rocking her beautiful wedding ring!
Okay over the week Halle Berry divorce rumors have been in high gear and the evidence fueling the fire is that she's been spotted on several occasions without her wedding ring. The Star actress has cried out that she isn't divorcing rather she just misplace her ring, that better be!

Nick Gordon had a memorial for Bobbi Kristina Brown after he was banned from her funeral

Nick Gordon must has felt devastated after he was denied invitation to his childhood girlfriend funeral. In other to have a special memorial, Nick visited a beach to pay his respects to his girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

The boyfriend of late Whitney Houston's daughter who tragically passed away after six months in a coma spent the Friday of her funeral at the couple's "favourite place", after he was allegedly banned from attending the service.

Father of Music Legend, Michael Jackson discharge from hospital after suffering multiple heart attacks

Joe Jackson was rushed to the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on July 26 after reportedly suffering a stroke and three heart attacks while on a trip to Brazil, but has now recovered and was discharged from the facility on Monday.

The 87-year-old retired music manager is now resting at an apartment in the city and is expected to return to the United States on Saturday accompanied by his daughter Janet and son Jermaine who jetted out to be by his bedside, according to New York Post newspaper's Page Six column.

South Africa's mining sector in trouble, Minister Laments

South Africa's mining sector is in "trouble" as it struggles with widespread job losses and lower commodity prices, Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel said on Wednesday.

Patel told private station Talk Radio 702 that South Africa needed to boost the agriculture, tourism and manufacturing sectors to diversify Africa's most developed economy away from a reliance on mining.

Swizz Beat and Alicia Keys show support for @Wizkidayo Music .... They dance to his vibes (WATCH)

Star Boy Wizkid seems to be going viral with his music right about now. Just recently he featured America Rapper Drake on the remix of his banger "Ojuelegba" ... And then with that he became one of the Africa Artist an America Act promoted his jamz on social media.

Kelly Osbourne clarify allege racist comment on Latino

Kelly Osbourne says she's not a racist following an appearance on The View. She receive backlash from internet users for her comment on Latinos.

The 30-year-old appeared on the US talk show on Tuesday and discussed Presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump's controversial comments on immigration. But Kelly was quickly branded a racist by viewers herself when she questioned who would clean the billionaire's toilets if he kicked every Latino out of America. The accusations led the former Fashion Police panellist to defend herself on her Facebook page.

Kelly Osbourne receive backlash from Twitter over Latino toilet comment

Kelly Osbourne today faced an online backlash after she attempted to challenge Donald Trump’s offensive remarks towards Latin Americans.

The Fashion Police host made an appearance on American panel show The View where presidential candidate Trump's views on Latinos were being discussed.

In an attempt to criticise the business man, Osbourne said: "If you kick every Latino out of this country, then who is going to be cleaning your toilet, Donald Trump?"

Zayn Malik calls off engagement to Perrie Edwards

Singer Zayn Malik has called off his engagement to Perrie Edwards after three years, according to reports.

According to People magazine Edwards is said to be “devastated” following the decision which took place two weeks ago.

A source told the publication: "She's been putting on a brave face as Little Mix have had promotion to do, but she's obviously devastated.