Friday 3 June 2016

EFCC arraigns serving Army Chief, ex NIMASA boss, others for N8.5bn fraud (PHOTOs)

The EFCC today, June 3rd arraigned a serving military officer, Major General Emmanuel Atewe, the former Director General of NIMASA Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokemi, Kime Engozu and Josphine Otuaga before Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi on an 11 count charge bordering on conspiracy, abuse of office and money laundering.

Major General Atewe, currently serving in TRADOC Minna as Director of Doctrinal and Combat Development, was also a former Guard Brigade Commander at the Presidency as well as Joint Task Force Commander Pulo Shield Port Harcourt.

Identity of the woman beheaded in Kano revealed (SEE TWEET)

Lawyer and poet Abdul Mahmud disclosed the identity of the woman who was beheaded in Kano over alleged blasphemy. See the screenshot.

Bridget Patience was beheaded by angry Muslim youths in Wambai market in Kano yesterday evening, June 2, for allegedly making blasphemous comments about Prophet Muhammad

Fans lambast Lepacious Bose for allegedly insulting Niger Delta Comedians

Lepacious Bose who made a great weight loss That wowed fans and the media has been involved in what can only be described as an online brouhaha.

The brouhaha however marks her first post-weight loss Instagram exchange of words as a fan called her out for an insensitive post she made concerning the Niger Deltans.

The fan resorted into name callings and got a fair hare of reply from the comedian.

See the exchange below:

Police arrest 70 yr old Man who Kidnaps 8 yr old girl in Ibadan, Turns Her Into His Sex Slave

A 70-year-old man, Akinolu Ogunlade, is in police net in Ibadan for allegedly kidnapping and turning an eight-year-old girl to a sex slave.

Sources said that the incident occurred at Abidi Odan area of Akobo in Ibadan where the suspect harboured the victim in his place of work for almost three weeks and daily defiled her.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Oyo State Command, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the incident.

Chair-Lady of Calabar Sex Workers lands in trouble over workers recruitment

The ‘Chairlady’ of commercial s*x workers in Calabar, Abigail Nweke, has been charged to court for allegedly taking teenage girls from Benue State and turning them to prostitutes in Calabar.

According to Vanguard, Miss Nweke was charged to Magistrate’s Court 1, presided over by Magistrate Michael Edoki for unlawfully abducting six teenage girls from Vandeikiya and Ekun Local Government areas of Benue State and taking them to Vegas Flex, a brothel in Calabar, located at Bedwell Street.

According to the police prosecutor, Maxwell Bassey, Abigail deceitfully took the girls from their homes in Benue State without the consent of their parents and “forced them into prostitution, which is a criminal offence and punishable with five years imprisonment if found guilty.”

Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram fighters in Borno State (Graphic Photos)

Nigerian troops deployed in Borno State has yet again score high after they killed some Boko Haram fighters during an encounter with the terrorists in a rural area yesterday. 

According to the source that shared the photos, the troops also captured one terrorist alive and also confiscated their weapons and equipment. 

See more graphic photos after the cut ...

Dele Momodu Reacts To Davido Calling Him His “Boy” in Falz’ Bahd Baddo Baddest Music

Ovation Publisher, Dele Momodu says it would be childish of him to respond to the swipes and jibes of singer, Davido.

The veteran journalist and the HKN singer clashed a few months ago over the custody of the latter’s baby, whom the former is an uncle to.

While the rift has been settled, Davido has continued to take subtle swipes at Momodu. Recall He took a subtle jab at Dele Momodu yet again after he called him his “Boy” in Falz’ Hottest Collaboration – “Bahd Baddo Baddest” – Listen Here

In an interview with Joy TV Ghana, Momodu says he’s unperturbed about the singer’s tantrums.

FG releases census on all livestock in Nigeria including goats, sheep, pigs ...

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, yesterday June 2nd, released details of the 2011 National Agricultural Sample Survey, which shows an estimated number of livestock in the country.

At a news conference in Abuja yesterday June 2nd, Ogbeh said the 2011 census on Nigeria's livestock showed that the country had an estimated 7.1 million pigs, 41.3 million sheep, 19.5 million cattle, 28,000 camels, 974,499 donkeys, 11.6 million ducks, 145 million chickens, 1.2 million turkeys and 72.5 million goats.

Calvin Harris finally open up on his split from Taylor Swift

DJ/Producer, Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift seems to have ended their relationship on a mutual basis. Calvin took to Twitter and addressed their split. Taylor Swift then retweeted what he wrote.

See tweet below:

Team Italy all suit up in a photo session ahead of Euro 2016

Italian Euro Squad all suit up in this photo session. Who can you spot ... I see Ogbonna, Chellini, El Shaarawy :)

PHOTOs: Woman who kidnapped little boy paraded by Lagos State Police

The Lagos state Command has arrested Zainab Salisu, 42-year-old woman who kidnapped baby Fehintola Lawal from her mother Damilola Lawal at Abule Egba area. She pretended to help the mother back her child while sleeping and disappeared with the baby for 2 weeks until the operatives of the Npf Lagos State Command arrested her on Wednesday June 1.

Fehintola has been handed over to the mother while the police is still tracing the parents of the other boy who was also rescued from the kidnapper.

She will soon be charged to court.

PHOTOs: A tearjerker photo story of a father and his two kids

According to series of photo shared by Twitter User @OMD_dico, a father can be seen properly tying a cloth to strap his child at his back. When he finished, he carried his other child and crossed a road in Lagos today.

See more photos after the cut...

Angola: President Eduardo appoints daughter as Head of the Country's oil company

Angola's President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled the country since 1979, has appointed his daughter, Isabel dos Santos (Africa's richest woman) as head of the state oil company, Sonangol. This is coming after he sacked the entire board back in April 2016, when the company started struggling after low crude prices affected its revenue.

Omisore denies collecting any money from Dasuki on a TV Interview

Former Osun state deputy Governor, Iyiola Omisore who was on May 24th declared wanted by the EFCC for allegedly receiving N700 million from embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki between June and November 2014, appeared on Channels TV yesterday night June 2nd, to deny ever receiving any money from the former NSA office.

According to Omisore, he and some representatives of the EFCC were in court in the morning of the day they declared him wanted. He says he will be suing the agency for Libel

Hilarious Aso Rock riddle by Reno Omokri

... And it is a rap, Lol

(PHOTOs): Decomposed Bodies of 85 African migrants wash up in the coastal town of Zuwara, Libya

On Thursday afternoon, June 2, a Red Cross official said, 85 migrants bodies who drowned why trying to cross the Mediterranean were found washed up from the beaches of the coastal town of Zuwara.

According to report from Reuter, the bodies are believed to be those migrants who perished in a string of shipwrecks that took place inside Libyan waters late last week. Al-Khamis al-Bosaifi said most of the migrants appeared to be from sub-Saharan Africa, though their bodies were decomposed and it was not clear when they drowned. The bodies of two children were among those recovered.

Super Eagles & Arsenal FC Starlet Alex Iwobi swank his diamond wrist watch

The Arsenal FC and Super Eagles starlet stylishly showoff his luxury diamond wrist watch

2016 Olympics: Samson Siasia includes Victor Moses and Troost-Ekong to his Provisional squad

Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, has included Chelsea winger, Victor Moses and Norway-based defender, William Troost-Ekong, to his provisional list of players for the 2016 Olympics to take place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

It was initially thought that Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi, Watford’s Odion Ighalo and Ahmed Musa of CSKA Moscow were the three over aged players Siasia will pick for the tournament in Rio, but Siasia has broadened his selection with the invitation of Moses and Troost-Ekong.

Niger Delta Avengers refute claims of attacking any military houseboat

Niger Delta Avengers have released a statement on their website, refuting media claims that they were involved in an attack on a military houseboat located inside the creek around Omadino, an Itsekiri community in Warri, Delta state at about 8:00pm on Wednesday June 1st.

According to media report, two soldiers and 5 civilians were killed in the attack. The statement release by the militants insists their war is on oil installations and not on any human life which includes that of military officers.

They say they will bring to justice those who killed the soldiers and civilians during the attack. Read their statement which was shared on their website below:

WTH! Couple spotted having Sex in Broad daylight at City Center

One lady had just bought lunch and sat down by the seaside to enjoy it when she spotted a frisky couple who couldn't wait to get a room somewhere in Ireland. The lady named Veronica says she was so shocked she couldn't finish her lunch.
She said: "I witnessed a couple having sex at 2.45pm on Tuesday across from Albert Quay. There was children passing going home from school, walking right by them. Myself and my friend were sitting down on the riverbank having lunch before we went back to work.

That Moment Neymar Jnr his taller than Michael Jordan ... Lol

Lol, when I first saw the picture I was like WTH how would Neymar be taller than M Jordan? In a new Nike Football boot photo shoot, Neymar Jr and NBA legend Michael Jordan who we know to 6′6″ team up and Neymar Jr appears taller ... Lol 

Anyway see why Neymar is taller below:

Niger Delta Avengers lunch attacked on Shell pipeline, Brass to Tebidaba Crude oil line

Niger Delta Avengers has claim attack on Shell pipeline, Brass to Tebidaba Crude oil line. This attack comes barely 24 hours after they attacked another oil installation in Bayelsa.

Nigerian Footballer Omeruo set to wed in Netherlands, See their Pre wedding Pictures

Nigerian Professional footballer, Lucky Omeruo who has caps for Nigeria junior team will be getting married to his partner on June 11, 2016 at party centrum Zichtenburg den Haag, Netherlands. 

The 20-year-old footballer who currently plays for Pembroke Athleta F.C. as a striker is the younger brother of Super Eagles and Chelsea FC center back, Kenneth Omeruo. 

See more lovely photo from their shoot:

Man United Coach Jose Mourinho spotted at Wembley during England Vs Portugal Game

Newly appointed Manchester United Coach Jose Mourinho last night was present at Wembley Stadium to watch the England vs Portugal game alongside his daughter Matilde Faria Mourinho, her boyfriend Danny Graham and two other family friends. 

The match saw England took a narrow victory courtesy a lone goal from United Defender, Chris Smally after Portugal Bruno Alves saw red card midway through the first half.

VIDEO: Dad takes a stunt dive to attack his daughter's murderer in court

A judge in Ohio had just told a serial sex offender and serial killer Michael Madison he was to receive a lethal injection for murdering a girl, the girl's father Van Terry who was present at the hearing couldn't take it anymore and took a stunt leap across a table to exact revenge.

The man's 18-year-old daughter Shirelda Terry, and two other women, Angela Deskins, 38, and Shetisha Sheele, 28, were all murdered by the killer in Ohio in a 9 months perios. Their bodies were found in July 2013 by police near East Cleveland apartment where Madison lived.

Multiple truck collision on Lokoga-Okene Road (PHOTOs)

The Federal Road Safety Corps shared these photos of a serious accident involving multiple trucks, along Lokoja-Okene road. 

By the time of this report, there was no details on the casualties and the cause of the accident. See more pictures from the scene:

Lagos State: 6 people killed in Fatal accident at Fadeyi

6 persons has been confirm dead in a fatal accident involving a commercial bus and a trailer. The incident occurred at Fadeyi bus stop in Lagos this morning. 

According eyewitness, body parts of some of the victims was seen across the road. The picture was shared by Twitter user @Xantaplus

See Photos from incident below:

Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji show her twerking skills (VIDEO)

Nollywood Ace Actress, Genevieve Nnaji took her fans by surprise when she shared a throwback video from her intimate birthday bash held last month on her Instagram Page.

The screen goddess who has always held a strict disposition on social media, shows off her playful side as she twerked to Beyonce’s 'Daddy Lessons' in the video clip, while her excited friends, including supermodel, Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi, yelled in excitement.

See video below:

Hilarious Billboard in Delta State causes online debate

So there was a debate online about an hilarious signboard (Picture Above) which reads: "Office of former deputy governor, legacy house, high court road, Asaba, Delta"

This is kinda rare... But why would you have an office of a Former Deputy Governor? 

Oh Dear! Kids destroys Exhibition Statue worth $15,000 minutes before Exhibition

A four-year-old boy pushed over and destroyed a giant figure at the opening of LEGO Expo in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province on Sunday. The statue was valued at $15,000.

The model was of Nick, a character from the movie Zootopia. The artist who made the statue spent three days constructing it brick by brick. He shared photos of the process on social media.

Ex Governor in EFCC Net Over N1.9billion Fraud

A former Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri, was reportedly detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday in connection with the ongoing probe of a N1.9billion fraud.

A top source who spoke with The Nation, said the ex-governor who is being investigated for alleged abuse of office and corruption, was invited by the EFCC but it became necessary to detain him to enable investigators to grill him.

PHOTOs: Meet the 19 years Old Youngest Billionaire in the World

Meet Alexandra Andresen the youngest billionaire in the world. This was revealed by Forbes in its 2016 ranking of the richest people on earth.

The Norwegian heiress, 19, is now worth $1.2 billion (£862 million). This was possible because In 2007 her father, Johan Andresen, transferred to her 42% of the stock in Ferd, the family's centuries-old private-investment company.

Oyo State House of Assembly Passes Bill Prohibiting Smoking in Public Places

Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill banning smoking in public places in the state. 

The “Bill to Regulate Smoking in Public Places and for Connected Purposes’’ also provides three to six months imprisonment or fine of between N15, 000 and N50, 000 for offenders. 

The bill was sponsored by Mr Segun Ajanaku and Mr Segun Olaleye, representing Ibadan South-West II and Ibadan North II constituencies, respectively. 

Supporting the passage of the bill, the Chairman of the assembly’s Committee on Health, Mr Silas Okunola, said that the bill was necessary for regulating smoking in designated places, include shopping centres, restaurants, public toilets and cinemas. 

Tafawa Balewa Square in the Lagos Island gutted by fire outbreak

Yesterday there was a fire outbreak at the Lagos National Assembly Annex located at Tafawa Balewa Square in the Lagos island area of the state popular called TBS.

It was gathered that firefighters came to the rescue and handled the blaze before it spread to other buildings. As at the time of this post, the cause of the fire has not yet be ascertain.

See more photos from the incident below:

Is Drake dating 19 years old Hailey Baldwin?

Is there something going on between Drake and Hailey? According to report, Drake and 19-year-old model Hailey Baldwin were reportedly getting ‘cozy’ at Drizzy’s Memorial Day weekend bash, but now they’re adding more fuel to the dating fire. The two were spotted on a date at Hollywood hotspot, The Nice Guy, on Tuesday night.

via TMZ:

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Sues Former Record Label for $1 Million

Wiz Khalifa has filed a new lawsuit against former manager, Benjy Grinberg, and former label, Rostrum Records and also asking the court to end a ‘360-deal’

via Variety:
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, contends that Grinberg and Rostrum acted as “faithless fiduciaries in direct contravention of their obligations to him.”

"I'm not dating Odell Beckham Jr" - Khloé Kardashian

Khloé Kardashian came out clean to debunk rumor that she was dating Odell Beckham Jr. In a series of Tweet from her official Twitter Page, the reality TV star confirm she is not dating the American footballer.

The rumors started over the weekend after they were spotted all up on each other (she was all up on him, actually) at Drake’s Memorial Day weekend pool party.

See Tweets below:

WTH! Man Accidentally Picks Up Wrong Kid from School

There was serious case of mistake identity as a grandfather in South Carolina when he tried to pick up his grandson from school earlier this month.

65-year-old Joseph Fuller mistook a 6-year-old boy named Tavon for his grandson, Quan, and took him home.v

Full Gist via AJC:

Official Report: Prince Died of an Opioid Overdose

A law-enforcement official revealed to The Associated Press that tests show Prince died of an opioid overdose.

The official, who is close to the investigation, spoke on condition of anonymity because apparently he’s authorized to speak to the media.

Meek Mill’s House Arrest Get Extended For Extra Days

Meek Mill’s house arrest sentence got extended for eight more days all because he didn’t follow the judge’s orders.

According to Gossip Site TMZ, sources connected to Meek’s camp tell us he got hit with an additional 8 days of house arrest to give him time to complete the right kind of community service, because he volunteered at all the wrong places. 

Woman beheaded in Kano over Blasphemy

It was drama on Thursday evening in Kano as some angry Muslims youths decapitated a woman trader over allegations that she blasphemed Prophet Muhammad. 

According to Sahara Report, the victim, who was said to be of Igbo extraction was accused of blasphemy during a religious argument at Wambai market. 

The woman, who sells plastics at the local market was in the company of her husband when she was murdered.