November 2016

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Lol! Between Grandma and #MannequinChallenge

Mannequin challenge has become one of the trending events on social media right now and a lot of people has keyed into it by uploading their videos online.

Well, this is one funny one and you just have to watch it to the end to enjoy it. Watch below:

Research says going to bed angry makes it worse

A good night’s sleep may reinforce negative memories in the brain, researchers said on Tuesday, lending scientific credence to the time-worn caution against going to bed angry.

Slipping into slumber while holding on to a freshly-formed bad memory engraves it in the brain, making it harder to shake off later, a team from China and the United States reported in the journal Nature Communications.

Ebonyi State begins seizure of foreign rice

The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has set up a taskforce to move into various markets and confiscate foreign rice.

Umahi announced the setting up of the committee on Monday in Abakaliki, the state capital, during a ceremony to commence the construction of an ultra modern Kpirikpiri market in the capital city.

Obanikoro returns N134m to EFCC, vows to repay N450m in 2017

A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, on Monday returned N30m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. This brings the total amount of money he has returned to the EFCC to N134m.

A source at the EFCC said, “Obanikoro came on Monday and presented a draft of about N30m. Initially we did not want to collect it because it is small compared to what he is supposed to have given us. However, the legal department advised us to collect it.”

Obanikoro had in October returned N104m to the commission. The ex-minister, who returned to Nigeria last month after spending about 15 months in the United States, was accused of receiving N4.7bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser under the leadership of Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).

PDP CRISIS: Makarfi, Sheriff issue jail threats against each other

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders were still tearing at one another yesterday.

The two factions of the leading opposition party threatened imprisonment against each other for laying claims to the leadership of the troubled former ruling party.

The Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee said it would send Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff to prison for parading himself as the party’s National Chairman.

The Sheriff faction replied that it had enough evidence to sue the Makarfi faction’s members for alleged contempt of court.

Another social crisis looms after Boko Haram - Buhari warns

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday raised the alarm that another social crisis looms in the country if the two million Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram sect currently in refugee camps were not properly resettled.

According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke at a meeting he had with the world leader of the Tijjaniya Islamic Movement, Sheikh Sharif Ibn Mohammad, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He was said to have lamented the destruction of public institutions in the North-East by Boko Haram terrorists.

50kg bag of rice now N8,000 in Ebonyi, CBN says

Central Bank of Nigeria Tuesday in Yenagoa said that a 50 kg bag of Nigeria rice is selling in Ebonyi for N8,000. This was disclosed by the Acting Director, Corporate Communication, CBN, Mr Isaac Okoroafor, in Bayelsa State.

Speaking at a sensitization workshop for the CBN Anchor programme for farmers, he said: “We should eat Nigerian rice provided for by the CBN Anchor Programme; 50 Kg of local rice is now N8, 000 in Ebonyi. 

Already, the Abia Government has ordered rice from Ebonyi for Christmas,”. He said that the Anchor Borrowers Programme for the promotion of Agriculture has set the country to begin exportation of rice by 2017.

Federal Government pegs girls’ marriage age at 18

To end the prevalence of child marriage especially in the North, the Federal Government has pegged marriage age for girls at 18.

Marrying off girls below the age will now be frowned at by the government, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday.

Osinbajo gave the directive yesterday at the launch of a strategy document and campaign by the government against child marriage in Abuja.

Jeez! Newborn baby found dumped in a stream (Graphic Photos)

According to a Facebook user, Song Mudoh, the newborn was found dumped in a stream. His posts seem to indicate that he is from Cameroon. What he wrote below:

Photos: Solemn Brazillian players who were not part of ill-fated plane crash in Colombia

These are photos of the Brazilian players who didn't travel with the rest of the team that crashed in Colombia. The players were due to play today.

Actress Joke Silva slay in Agbada outfit

Veteran actress, Joke Silva stepped out in this lovely Agbada.

Enugu State | Police commences investigation into the suicide of final year UNN student, Tobechukwu Okeke

The Enugu State Police Command has launched full scale investigation into the suicide of a student of University of Nigeria Nsukka. The victim identified as Tobechukwu Okeke, a final year student of Agricultural Economics Department from Awgu in Enugu state, was found last Sunday hanging with a rope tied to his neck on the ceiling fan hook.

Tiwa Savage step out with her son, Jamal

Jamal is so cute and as always Tiwa Savage gorgeous in that outfit!

Reason WHY NCC asked big operators to raise data tariffs

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) approved a new “floor plan”, or minimum pricing, for data services by mobile operators “to address market distortions, unhealthy price wars and value erosion that could threaten the going concern of the service providers”, according to reports from TheCable.

In a letter to the big operators, the commission had directed that the floor plan for data should be 0.90k/MB effective December 1, 2016 “pending the finalisation of the study on the determination of cost-based pricing for retail broadband and data services in Nigeria”.

Super Falcons Beat South Africa 1-0 to qualify for AWCON Finals

Nigeria's Super Falcons defeated their South Africa counterpart 1-0 to qualify for finals at the ongoing Women’s African Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Cameroon.

Nigeria’s Desire Oparanozie put a goal past South Africa keeper in the 54th minute. Super Falcons will play Cameroon in the finals on Saturday.

Watch victory celebration below:

President Buhari Allegedly Cancels Zahra’s Wedding (Read Details)

There are currently unconfirmed reports making rounds that President Buhari has canceled the wedding of his daughter Zahra to Ahmed Idimi.

Read below as reported by Daily Correspondents

The wedding ceremony of Zahra, daughter of Nigeria’s president Buhari to son of billionaire businessman, Mohammed Indimi, which was scheduled for December 4, 2016, has been put on hold indefinitely, Daily Correspondents can authoritatively reveal. 

This is Evil! Watch viral video of Cameroonian Police maltreating it citizen

A secretly filmed video of Cameroonian police maltreating it citizen is currently trending online. From the video, you could see some set of Police officers ordering some persons (both male and female) to swim in a dirty mud.

The video was posted by Facebook user Jeanette Morgan, watch below:

Nigerians go berserk on President Buhari over increase of data bundle's price

Yesterday we reported that Telecom Giant, MTN has announced plan to increase the prices of it data bundle as instructed by NCC (Miss It, Read Here). This didn't go well with Nigerians who believe the President is increasing the price of data plans to prevent youths from using social media to attack the presidency.

Outrage looms Twitter as Nigerians express their displeasure in the decision of Mr. President. See reactions below:

... Again Donald Trump blast CNN

President-elect, Donald Trump blast CNN in the past 24 hours over their reports on calls for a recount after his victory in the general election.

According to Trump, he thought CNN would have changed after their support for Hillary Clinton yielded no result.

Donald Trump wants anyone who burns the US flag to be jailed or lose citizenship

Donald Trump has suggested Americans who burn the flag should face “consequences” such as a year in prison or having their citizenship revoked.

On Tuesday, he turned his attention to reports of protesters burning the American flag, writing on Twitter: “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!”

Kanye West had 'nightmares' about Kim Kardashian before being hospitalized

Kanye West had "nightmares" about wife Kim Kardashian West before being hospitalized according to reports.

The 39-year-old rapper was left ''shaken up'' after his spouse - with who they share three-year-old daughter North and 11-month-old son Saint - was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, France, earlier this year, which led him to have regular night terrors about his partner's horrific ordeal prior to being admitted to Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Centre in Los Angeles, California, last week.

Amber Rose quits social media

Amber Rose has temporarily quit social media in other for her to have some time for herself and stay off the dramas in social media.

The 33-year-old American model has revealed she is taking the ''rest of the year off'' of Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, although her assistant will still be sharing images and posting ''cool stuff'' for her whilst she is on her temporary hiatus.

Tuesday 29 November 2016

Mind blowing Photo of Dr. Leonid Rogozov performing surgery on himself in 1967

A jaw-dropping photo of Dr. Leonid Rogozov performing surgery on himself, 1967 While doing scientific research in Antarctica is currently trending online. 

Doctor Rogozov during the research had his appendix burst and with no surgeon nearby, he decided to handle the operation himself. In the end, the Doc recovered well and went on to live a long and happy life.

‘Kardashians’ continue KUWTK filming despite Kanye West's present state

It seems not even Kanye West present state could halt the production of the new series of Keeping Up with the Kardashian.

An E! spokesperson told Page Six on Tuesday that “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” “is currently in production and has not been halted,” despite a new report that Kim Kardashian has been “rethinking everything.”

Taraji P. Henson says playing the role of Cookie ruined her personal life (VIDEO)

Taraji P. Henson has disclosed in a recent interview how playing the role of Cookie in the famous TV series 'Empire' ruined her life.

The “Empire” actress discussed how the character has wrecked her personal life in a one-on-one interview with Ryan Reynolds as part of Variety’s “Actors on Actors.”

See what Gov Fayose was spotted wearing at a public function (Photos)

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose was recently spotted at a public event wearing white shorts.

In the meeting with traders, Fayose promised to re-open within the next 48hrs Fayose GSM Market, Ado-Ekiti that has remained under lock and key for more than one week if his conditions on cleanliness and decorum are met by the traders.

The governor said this after a meeting with traders from the market at the government house on Monday. The governor had directed the closure of the market about two weeks ago after some unscrupulous elements in the market stabbed a government official who was on official duty in the market.

Enrique says Iniesta will feature in El Clasico

Andres Iniesta is in contention to make his return from a knee injury when Barcelona meet Real Madrid in El Clasico on Saturday, Luis Enrique has confirmed.

The Spain international suffered ligament damage during the dramatic 3-2 La Liga win at Valencia on October 22, leaving the field in tears following a strong challenge from Enzo Perez.

Iniesta was initially expected to miss between six and eight weeks of action, but he looks set to return sooner than predicted.

House of Reps want fuel sold at N70 per litre

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Petroleum Products Prices Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) to review the current price template for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) with a view to reducing the price to N70.

This followed the adoption of a motion sponsored by Rep. Abubaker Fulata titled “Urgent Need to Review the Petroleum Price Template”.

Moving the motion, Fulata expressed dismay over the circulating rumour of a possible hike in the price of petrol in the country.

People blowing pipelines not ordinary Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has feared that those blowing up pipelines were not ordinary Nigerians. Buhari said this due to the sophistication and employment of high technical skills in their actions.

The President who was in doubt about the sophistry of the perpetrators felt that the militants were getting help from highly skilled engineering personnel who were inclined to using their skills negatively.

According to him, going into the sea for almost 70 kilometres to blow pipelines with ease were not ordinary.

Nigeria to start exporting rice in 2017, CBN says

Before the end of 2017, Nigeria will begin to export rice to other countries, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said.

The Acting Director, Corporate Communication,  CBN, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor, said this on Tuesday during a sensitisation/awareness programme for farmers in Bayelsa State on the apex bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.

Okoroafor, who said the CBN’s ABP had started yielding fruits, insisted that with the progress so far recorded by the CBN through its agricultural financing policies, the country would begin to export rice by next year.

Stephen Curry covers WSJ Magazine latest issue

American professional basketball player, Wardell Stephen Curry II popularly called Stephen Curry covers the latest edition of Wall Street Journal Magazine.

Gov Obaseki Engage Female Mechanics To Maintain Edo Government Vehicles

Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has offered to engage female mechanics for the maintenance of government vehicles, it emerged yesterday.

Besides, Governor Obaseki said as part of his administration’s strategic plans for competitive advantage, female drivers and mechanics would be encouraged to study at the Benin Technical College after a complete retooling and rehabilitation.

The Governor who made this disclosure during the graduation ceremony of twenty-five female mechanics in Benin City, Monday, said, “I want to throw an offer to you today - in Government House, we have a workshop. We would like you to come and take a look at it and also see if you can take over maintenance of the vehicles in Government House”

Wiz Khalifa Volunteer to Send Kanye West Some Weed to the ‘Mental Institution’

Not sure this is a diss or not! Wiz Khalifa was spotted leaving Catch in Los Angeles on Monday night when he was asked for his thoughts on Kanye West’s hospitalization.

While at first, it seemed he wasn’t going to comment, he told photographers that he believes Kanye needs to smoke some weed.

Yakubu Dogara: CBN hindering economic growth with reckless regulations

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday said the Central Bank of Nigeria has been making access to credit facility difficult for small and medium scale businesses in the country.

Mr. Dogara said the CBN had unilaterally put in place several regulations that hinder economic growth rather than spur it, promising that the parliament would look at the policies with a view to reversing them.

Nigeria amass over $1.1 billion from tourism in 2015

The Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Sally Mbanefo, on Tuesday said that the tourism sector generated over $1.1 billion in 2015.

Mr. Mbanefo disclosed this during a two-day Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition.

The forum is being organised by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN, in collaboration with NTDC and the National Institute for Hospitality and NIHOTOUR in Abuja.

The theme of the forum is “ Tourism: Tool for Economic and Development.’’

Minister reveals how Nigeria can get out of recession

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, said on Tuesday in Abuja that massive investment in infrastructure is the surest way to get the country’s economy out of the current recession.

Mr. Udoma, who was addressing the annual forum of laureates of the Nigerian National Order of Merit, during their 9th Award Winners Lecture, said the government was looking at various strategic ways of mobilizing revenue to get the economy back on the path of sustainable growth.

Kogi communal clash leaves two killed, 15 houses burnt

The Kogi State Police Command said on Tuesday that two people lost their lives in a communal clash in Ikende community in Bassa Local Government Council Area of Kogi State.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, William Aya, told journalists in Lokoja that the clashes occurred between the Ebira and Bassa kwomu speaking people of the community on November 26 and November 28.

Senate to investigate revenue generating agencies withholding govt funds

The Nigerian Senate is set to investigate the government’s revenue generating bodies suspected to have been involved in the practice of non-remittance – or under-remittance of revenues they generate to the treasury in violation of the law.

The resolution to investigate the agencies was passed on Tuesday, following a motion by Adeola Olamilekan.

Citing Section 80 of Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution which provides for remittance of all government revenues into the Consolidated Revenue Fund, Mr. Olamilekan, an APC Senator from Lagos State, expressed worry some agencies are mismanaging public funds and shortchanging government, despite the country’s economic woes, mainly marked by dwindling oil revenue.

Nigerian troops in Somalia have not been paid for 11 months

Nigerian troops have not been paid eleven months after they were deployed on peace enforcement duties in Somalia as Formed Police Unit (FPU) to assist the Somali police maintain law and order and provide cover for the country’s first democratic elections holding tomorrow. 

According to The Nation's Assistant Editor Seun Akioye, who was with the troops in Somalia,some of the Nigerian officers who spoke to The Nation in confidence said the security situation in Mogadishu is dire and that the troops risk their lives going out on patrols daily.

Fans react after Karrueche said two guys turned her down for a date

Karrueche revealed on Twitter that she asked two guys out on dates and they turned her down. This drew some mix reaction, while most fans think she is lying and seeking attention, other think the guys were scared of Chris Brown's drama.

See reactions below:

Just Wow! Osas Ajibade stun in lovely black dress

Actress and mom of one, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade rocked this stunning Tiannahstyling outfit to the Eloy Awards on Sunday.

Another photo below:

Jude Okoye celebrates the 2nd Birthday of his daughter, Emma

Jude Okoye, elder brother of the Psquare celebrated his daughter, Emma as she turned two today. He wrote:

Toke Makinwa and Bonang Matheba are on the cover of TW magazine

Nigeria's media personality Toke Makinwa and South Africa's Bonang Matheba covers TW Magazine latest issue. See more photos below:

Floyd Mayweather shades haters by showing off $100m check

Recently a video surfaced of T.I, Kevin Hart and a couple of others making fun of his father, Floyd Mayweather has hit back in the way he knows best .He shared a photo of a $100million check writing

Woman deliberately inflict injuries on a girl so as to use her for alms begging (Photo)

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two women one Amadi and Mama Esther – for allegedly abusing a nine-year-old girl, Joy Esemonu, in the FESTAC Town area of the state.

Punch Metro gathered that Amadi allegedly poured chemical on Esemonu, which made her sustain injuries in different parts of her body. Esemonu was subsequently led everyday by the suspect to a pedestrian bridge in the FESTAC area where she was made to beg for alms from passersby.

This is why women like to call men 'daddy' during s3x

The reason some women like to call men 'daddy' during sex has been revealed. But contrary to what you might believe, it's not due to 'daddy issues'. According to Daily Mirror, sex therapist Vanessa Marin explains that it probably underpins a yearning for 'dominance'.
"I've heard from a fair amount of men who were turned off by it, and were worried that it was an indicator of 'daddy issues'.

Airline ban Donald Trump's supporter for life after insulting Hillary Clinton supporters

A Donald Trump supporter has been banned from Delta airlines for life after he was caught on camera hurling obscenities at Clinton voters on board a flight.

Footage posted on Facebook shows the man  yelling ranting in support of the President-elect while  insulting supporters of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Woman Claims To Be The Wife of Late Music Legend, Prince

Claire Elizabeth Elliot has filed a request for the court to remove Bremer Trust Bank as the administrator of Prince’s estate and to name her as the executor because she’s his wife.

According to TMZ, Claire even claims there is a marriage certificate and will to back her up. It’s worth noting she did not attach those documents in her filing. Also, we checked Minnesota court records … no dice. 

REVEALED! Bobrisky Alleged Bae's Identity Finally Unveil (Photos)

Early this morning there was a trending topic cycling around the identity of Bobrisky's bae. Someone on Twitter claimed he can correctly identify the man in Bobrisky’s photo.

And has mentioned a name with more pics of Bobrisky and his alleged bae together as proof. The guy sent a DM to Subdeliveryman.

See it all below:

Huh! This Person Said A Woman’s Virginity Was Restored By God For Her Wedding Night

Well, here we good again ... a Twitter user Alec, has said that he has seen believers who lost their virginity before marriage get it restored by God for their wedding night.

Then the Twitter user went ahead to educate us about sex in marriage. See below: