Wednesday 16 December 2015

My story on $2.9bn arms deal - Dasuki #DasukiGate #BuhariGate

Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, whose arrest was ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday over allegations of fictitious award of arms supply contracts, yesterday, countered the Federal Government. He alleged a deliberate campaign to rubbish him by the present administration.

President Buhari ordered Dasuki’s arrest after receiving an interim report of the panel set up on August 31 to probe arms procurement between 2007 and 2015, which allegedly indicted him and others.

Thank Goodness! Actress Genevieve Nnaji finally gets Marriage Proposal

Somebody shout Hallelujah! It would have been the biggest news if ... Read on. On the red carpet of the premiere of Beasts of No Nation that was held on Saturday, December 12 at Silverbird Cinema, Lagos someone actually proposed to our beloved Genevieve.

It was none other than former finance minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s son, Uzodinma Iweala who is an author of the book from which he movie Beasts of No Nation was adapted.

Breaking: Court 'Discharges' Nnamdi Kanu, DSS drops charges

The Charges filed by the Department of State Security against the director of the Indigenous People of Biafra and owner of Biafra Radio, Nnamdi Kanu at the Chief Magistrate Court Abuja has been dropped. 

Shuaibu Usman, the magistrate of the Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, this morning discharged Kanu and struck out the case filed against him after the Federal government through its agent, the Department of State Services (DSS), approached the court to withdraw the case so that a higher court, which has jurisdiction to entertain charges bordering on terrorism, can take over.

#BuhariGates trends: Read what people are saying on twitter

The current ongoing probe of former NSA Sambo Dasuki on alleged spending of arms deal that was suppose to be use to procure ammunition for our arm force to tackle insurgency has heating up after report emerge that Buhari was offered some piece of the tuber of yam. These has exploded the internet with reactions from various individuals on twitter, you can follow up with hashtag #BuhariGate or stay glue here as we bring you reactions all around twitter.

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Breaking: Court of Appeal sacks Governor Nyesom Wike #BuhariGate

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Wednesday upheld the verdict of the Rivers State governorship election petition tribunal which nullified the victory of Nyesom Wike in the April 11 governorship election in the state.

The court ordered Wike to vacate the seat immediately.

President Buhari and Goodluck Jonathan to meet over #DasukiGate

President Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, may soon meet over the mind- boggling revelations from the arms cash probe, The Nation is reporting today.

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, who is standing trial for alleged misapplication and fraudulent disbursement of over N31b meant for purchase of arms, has alleged in his statement to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that all his disbursements were approved by the ex-President.

EFCC: Dasuki acquired houses overseas with funds meant to fight Boko Haram #ArmsGate

New updates on the current #ArmsDeal prob suggest that Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd) diverted funds meant for the purchase of weapons to fight the Boko Haram insurgency, to acquire choice property in London and Dubai, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in a counter affidavit filed against Dasuki’s bail application on Tuesday.

According to The Nation, the federal government’s prosecution team warned against granting bail to Dasuki on the grounds that he could be attacked by relatives of ill-equipped soldiers who died in the anti-terror war as a result of Dasuki’s alleged diversion of funds meant for the purchase of arms and ammunition for the military.

Man faces criminal charges after blocking highway to propose to his girlfriend

A man who stopped traffic on one of Houston's busiest highways to propose to his girlfriend may not get the happy ending he was hoping for.

Houston Police Department spokeswoman Jodi Silva confirmed 24-year-old Vidal Valladares will be charged with obstruction of highway, which is a Class B misdemeanor.

Silva said the charge is now winding its way through the Harris County court system. He will have the option of turning himself in, filling out the paperwork and immediately getting bonded out, she said.

Senior Iraqi Shiite Cleric brand President Buhari Government as "ISIS"

Senior Iraqi Shiite cleric and the Leader of the Sadrist Movement, Moqtada al-Sadr criticized on Monday strongly the Nigerian security authorities attack on the house of a Nigerian Shiite cleric, Ibrahim al-Zakzaky as called for his followers to go out in protest demonstrations on the incident next Friday.

Sadr said in a statement posted on his official website, that “what happened today from terrorism and state terrorism in Nigeria is a serious and dangerous,” adding that “the government turned to ISIS terrorism at is the first approach and the way to kill Shiites without the guilt. “

Ben Bruce warns Government Officials: "I will stone you with Christmas hampers"

Senator Ben Murray Bruce has sent a strict warning to government officials including governors who planned on buying Christmas Hamper for him as a gift.

He also advised them not to waste millions for the decoration of government houses and streets this yuletide period but should rather use the money to pay workers’ minimum wage.

Photo: Woman busted after she goes to hotel with her baby To have sex with client

An alleged commercial sex worker has been apprehended after she went with her baby to a hotel to have sex with a man. She was arrested by the supposed client who is an undercover police officer who was conducting a prostitution sting.

Ciara M. Steffen, 25-year-old of New York, was arrested on child endangerment and prostitution charges on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 after she brought her 14-month old daughter along to perform sexual act with the ‘client’.

Kemi Olunloyo: Linda Ikeji Broke Up Dbanj & Bella NaijaRelationship

The heat is on Linda Ikeji as a lot of claims has been piling in since her name was mentioned in the current arms deal prob. 

Here is what Kemi saying this time:

Nigeria has been accused of killing hundreds of Shia Muslims

Police have killed at least three Shia Muslim protesters after opening fire in the northern city of Kaduna, the spokesman for the religious minority in Nigeria said, as activists accused soldiers of having killed hundreds in "a massacre" in a nearby town in recent days.

But police spokesman Zubairu Abdullahi denied any killings and said Shia protesters tried to attack a police station on Tuesday. 

Leaked Graphic Photo of Shiíte leader El-Zakzaky cover up in blood

A leaked photo of embattled leader of the Nigerian Shiite Islamic sect, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, looking bloodied up after his arrest on Monday 14th of December is currently trending. He was arrested at his residence where he had been hiding. It is also reported that he had injuries consistent with bullet wounds.

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Leicester City winger Mahrez says he won't be leaving the club in January

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez said he will not leave the club in the January transfer window, but did not rule out a move at the end of the season.

Mahrez has been in stunning form for Leicester this season, with his 11 goals and six assists helping the club to top spot in the Premier League. 

The Algeria international's performances this term have reportedly attracted the interest of several big clubs, including Chelsea and Manchester United, but he plans to see out the season at the King Power Stadium.

Kylie Jenner makes her debut for Vogue magazine

Kylie Jenner is following trend of her sisters, Kim and Kendall who has also feature for the luxury entertainment magazine. Kylie, Bella Hadid, and Lottie Moss- Kate all posed for the January issue of Vogue mag, themed 'Little sisters'. All 3 younger sisters of famous sisters who are models. Kylie- Kendall Jenner, Bella-Gigi Hadid, Lottie- Kate Moss. 

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Governor Ayo Fayose asks President Buhari to resign

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has criticised President Buhari over his inability to create the three million jobs he promised Nigerians during his campaign.

He also said that Buhari should resign if he has no clue as to how to solve Nigeria’s economic problems.

According to Punch Newspapers, Fayose said “This is not the change Nigerians voted for. President Buhari must fulfill all his electoral promises to the people. Enough of these flimsy excuses.”

Actress Tonto Dikeh Launches Official Website

Nollywood actress and Singer Tonto Dikeh has launched her official website. She shared the exciting news, saying the idea behind the website is to create an avenue where fans can easily gain access to the latest information.

The colourful and entertaining website will be consistently updated with the latest news, photo gallery, song release, video shoot, movies, etc. and its very user friendly.

iPhone has autocorrect Lardass to Kardashians, Do You know what Lardass mean?

Lol, this is so hilarious! So the new iPhone has an autocorrect for "Lardass" to be "Kardashian". Now, dictionary.com defines "lardass" as ... "a person having unusually large buttocks."

Photo: Beyonce get lighten up for NYC Christmas Party

Beyonce got all lit up for her NYC office Christmas party. Bey was glowing as she left in full regalia.