Monday 14 September 2015

September 24 declares as Sallah day - Sultanate Council

The Sultanate Council has declared Thursday September 24th as Sallah Day. A statement issued by the Jamatu Nasril Islam (JNI) Secretary General, Dr Khalid Aliyu, in Kaduna today also declared Tuesday, September 15 as the first day of the Muslim month of Dhul-Hajj.

North Korea Warns Nigeria Over Circulation of The Interview Movie

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said Monday that the North Korean Mission in Nigeria had made a formal complaint to it over the illegal distribution of a film which the mission regarded as provocative.

This is contained in a statement issued by the head of Corporate Affairs of NFVCB, Mike Ekunno.

The statement said that the North Korean mission viewed the movie as not only provocative but also targeted at instigating the assassination of the North Korean Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un.

A 2014 American political satire film, The Interview, directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg had generated controversy across the world for depicting the assassination of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.

Ministerial Screening: Fashola, Amaechi and Fayemi allegedly fail screening

The Department of State Service, has reportedly concluded the screening of the ministerial nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari.

While Femi Falana, Pat Utomi and several others have been purportedly screened, a report by Nigerian Pilot insinuated that three former governors failed their screening.

The former governors; Babatunde Fashola (Lagos), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), are all believed to have close ties with President Muhammadu Buhari, having actively campaigned for him during the election.

Obasanjo claims to have left N287bn Abacha loot in the treasury

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said he left behind over N287bn loot recovered from late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha.

Obasanjo says he left in the national treasury the money, which is broken down as; $2bn, £100m and N10bn in cash and property.

He said the funds were paid into the treasury through the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Based on the present exchange rate, the money would be higher than N287bn, but the exchange rate in 2007 was N125.88 to a dollar and N247.99 to a pound.

Amaechi accused of withdrawing N55bn from Rivers State treasury in 1 year

Former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi has been dragged into a fresh scandal. He is alleged to have drained Rivers state reserves from N55 billion to N1.24 billion within the time frame of a single year.

Out of the amount allegedly withdrawn by Amaechi, N53.93 billion was said to be without a list of expenditure. Budgit, a civic startup that disseminates budgets and public data, made the revelation on Sunday, via its Twitter handle.

Budgit stated that it obtained the information from FBN trustees, while disclosing the figures.

Chibok girls are now Boko Haram insurgents - Boko Haram Returnee

Tabitha Adamu, a returnee from Boko Haram’s captivity, says the girls have become insurgents. The 21-year-old, who is one of the girls freed from the insurgent camp and handed over to the Borno State Government last week, revealed that most of the Chibok girls had been conscripted by Boko Haram.

Tabitha, who is pregnant for one of the insurgent commanders who forcibly married her, said she mingled with the girls at various times in the camp.

Tabitha said she was taken from Bayan Dutse in Gwoza Local Government Area, when the insurgents invaded her village.

Woman who donated N1m to Buhari’s campaign, is critically ill

The 90-year-old woman, Hajia Talle Maituwo who donated N1 million to the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, is critically ill and suffering from partial stroke.

A certain Idris Kuringafa, disclosed on his Facebook page, that she is gradually paralyzing and her speech has become incoherent.

Kuiringafa revealed that Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagudu, had promised to fly her to Dubai for medical treatment, but so far, nothing has been done.

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Beyoncé & Jay Z Love up in holiday photo at Sardinia

Beyoncé and Jay Z show how drunk in love they both feel as they showoff tender moment while on vacation in Sardinia. The picture look so great, not sure if they are actually pose for this or the hand work of our paparazzi. They look at how beautiful Blue Ivy appear in her print dress, she has grown

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Tupac 19th Anniversary: Kendrick Lamar Pens touching tribute Letter to mark his Death

To mark the anniversary of Legendary Tupac,  Kendrick Lamar pen a touching tribute letter and also shares is first time he actually met Tupac on stage.

The letter was posted on 2Pac’s official website and tells the story of the first time Kendrick saw his idol on set of the “California Love (Remix)” video near his home.

See tribute letter after the cut ...

Busty Cossy Orjiakor receives her first international award

Cossy Orjiakor received her First International Award in Germany this weekend. According to her, she won the 'Distinctive Daring Artist' from Europe Golden Awards. 

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WTH! ... Man uses piece of rope as a mechnism to shut is vehicle door

Lol, there is nothing you won't see in this life, from far away Bribie Island comes this next funny report. Bribie Island Police were left stunned recently when they pulled over a driver who had his door held shut with a piece of rope. The car was one of 11 ­defective vehicles stopped by Bribie Island police from August 18 to August 25.

Bribie Island Police ­station officer-in-charge Senior Sergeant Dave Crawford-Raby said the car was pulled over on August 18 after an officer ­noticed the driver’s door moving.

World’s first head transplant procedures will be perform in 2017

30 year old Valery Spiridonov who was diagnosed with a genetic muscle-wasting condition called Werdnig-Hoffmann disease and volunteered for the surgery procedure despite the risks involved has been scheduled for 2017 and will become the world’s first head transplant patient.  
According to Central European News (CEN) report, He said “When I realized that I could participate in something really big and important, I had no doubt left in my mind and started to work in this direction,” Spiridonov, a Russian computer scientist, told CEN. “The only thing I feel is the sense of pleasant impatience, like I have been preparing for something important all my life and it is starting to happen.”

Beautiful Monalisa Chinda celebrates her birthday while on set as prison scene

Beautiful Actress and stylish Monalisa Chinda birthday caught up with her while working as they say business before pleasure, so decided to celebrate it while on set filming a prison scene yesterday, she shared photos from the birthday party, held while she was still in her costume. Isn't she gorgeous? Her eyes though! Still wondering if she uses contact lenses? 

A big Happy Birthday from MP's Blog, Hun!

Checkout Solange Knowles stylish photo with her husband and son

Sister to Queen B, Solange Knowles shares rare photo of herself, husband, Alan Ferguson and her 10 year old son, Daniel Julez

President Buhari reassures Nigeria on Security and Corruption Fight

President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at the second plenary meeting of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), near Port Harcourt on Sunday said we are on course to militarily route Boko Haram and make them incapable of taking over any territory. 

He said: