Friday 15 July 2016

Nigeria Customs intercepts 625 cartons of fake drugs

Few weeks after the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone ‘C’, Owerri seized 906 cartons of fake drugs, the Command has again intercepted 625 cartons of fake and unregistered drugs brought illegally into the area by smugglers.

The Command also arrested 42 suspects in connection with the items.

Federal High Court rejects Omisore’s bail application

A Federal High Court in Abuja has turned down the bail application of the former Deputy Governor of Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, presently in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged fraud of N60 billion.

Ruling on the former Deputy Governor’s bail application, Justice Olukayode Adeniyi held that his application for bail is premature and incompetent.

Justice Adeniyi asked Mr Omisore to await the expiration of the 14-day remand order granted by a Court of Coordinate Jurisdiction before exercising his right to bail.

First Leg of El Clasico will be in December - La Lig Fixtures

Barcelona and Real Madrid must wait until December to resume Clasico hostilities in La Liga.

Madrid, runners-up to Barca last term, travel to Camp Nou on the weekend of December 3 and 4 – the last La Liga outing for the Champions League winners before they contest the Club World Cup in Japan between December 8-18.

A mouth-watering return at the Santiago Bernabeu comes on April 22 or 23 as the season enters its final straight.

Four schools in Rivers State blacklisted for Exams Malpractice

Four schools in Rivers state have been blacklisted by WAEC for their involvement in Examination malpractice.

According to the WAEC Zonal Coordinator in Rivers State, Humphrey Ubaka, who refused to disclose the names of the affected schools said, “Some are private while others are public Schools. That means the schools have been de-listed and their recognition withdrawn as WAEC Centres”.

Henceforth, Candidates of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, caught engaging in Examination Malpractice will be barred from taking the examination for two years as punishment and as a deterrent to others.

Sisters apprehended for selling their babies

The Cross River State Police Command has arrested two sisters, Gift Etim Ikono and her sister, Esther Ikono and one woman, Florence Victor Ekpo, for child trafficking.

Commissioner of Police, Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, said the two girls gave birth to two different babies and the babies were allegedly sold out by Ekpo to an unknown buyer.

He said the investigation was still ongoing to get to the root of the matter.

APC youths urges Buhari to constitute NDDC board

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Southern Senatorial District Youths in Ondo State have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently constitute board members for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

The youths spoke through their senatorial youths leader, Mr. Soji Ogungbeni, to reporters shortly after their monthly meeting held in Okitipupa local government.

The youth leader blamed resuscitation of militancy in the Niger Delta region as the failure of the present administration to constitute the NDDC board.

Ogungbeni expressed optimism that if the government put in place the board, it would help to arrest the scourge of militants’ activities in the region.

University of Benin and CAN partners to curb social vices

Management of the University of Benin on Friday said it would collaborate with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Edo to curb social vices in the institution and state.

This is contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Michael Osasuyi, in Benin.

According to the statement, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, stated this when he received the President of CAN in the state, Rt. Rev. Peter Imasuen, who visited him.

Orumwense said the institution had been able to clamp down on social vices, especially cultism, adding that collaborating with the Christian body to curb cultism in state was a welcomed idea.

Nigeria's Star risks been ban in England if Super Eagles drop further in FIFA Rankings

Nigeria stars will be barred from securing a work permit to play in England should the Super Eagles now slip outside the top 70 teams in the FIFA Rankings.

The latest FIFA ratings have the Eagles at 70th in the world and according to experts, Nigeria players will be hardest hit should the team fall outside this ranking as one of the rules states work permit will only be considered for non-European players whose countries are within the top 70 in the world.
“If they (Nigeria) slip one more place, its players can’t play in England,” said African football expert Tunde Adelakun.

Yung6ix reply Cynthia Morgan over alleged unfinished leaks song

Yesterday, Dancehall singer, Cynthia Morgan called out rapper Yung6ix for leaking a collaborative work they did together without her permission, adding that she is more upset because her part was not yet completed (Read Here).

Yung6ix who was in the news recently for naming his parrot after HKN label member, B-Red has replied the ‘German Juice’ singer.

Wow! Nigeria Soldier's also knows how to slay a Pre-wedding shoot (Check this out)

Here are Beautiful Pre-wedding Photos of a Soldier and His beautiful bride! The Photoshoot is just so cute it makes me wanna get married asap!

The date is 24 September!

Two Ladies Fights Dirty Over A Guy Inside LAGBUS (PHOTOS)

According to a report, two ladies fought inside a Bus which was enroute from Ojota to CMS because of a guy. Aren't worth fighting for? *winks*

One claimed the other collected her boyfriends number. See how he narrated it below:

In Delta State: "Ashewo" Bites Customer’s P*nis For Refusing To Pay After Sex

A 42-year-old driver is currently reeling is fate in a private hospital in Asaba, the capital of Delta State, after a commercial sex worker almost severed his joystick with her teeth after a fight broke out when refused to pay her after enjoying himself with her in an all night romp.

According to witnesses, the driver identified as Ogaga, works for a Lagos-based transport company and plies the Onitsha-Asaba-Lagos route on a daily basis.

On the day of the incident, he had conveyed passengers with his commercial bus from Lagos to the Asaba and instead of passing the night in the accommodation provided for drivers by the company, he decided to spend the night with the prostitute » in a brothel local on Okpanam road.

Nigerian Pastor Arrested For Raping 14 year old

A Nigerian man of God based in Zambia, Prophet Andrew Ejimadu, has been arrested by the police in Lusaka, the country’s capital, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl, The Independent Observer reports.

Police report has it that the 39-year-old Prophet Ejimadu, a Minister with the Christ Freedom Ministries, was arrested alongside his 21-year-old younger brother, Cleopas Ejimadu, for defiling the girl who had gone to them for spiritual counselling.

Selena Gomez now has the Highest Likes on a single photo on Instagram after Justin Bieber Pics

Moral lesson from this story is that you don't have to go nude to have the highest like or share on social media.

Singer, Selena Gomez, now has the most liked photo on Instagram after dethroning her ex, Justin Bieber with this photo of her sipping on a bottle of Coke with her lyrics on it.

Horrible! Woman Caught Selling Human Meat In Ghana

A female trader in Ghana has been caught by the police for allegedly selling human meat, StarFM Online reports.

The disgusting sight was discovered at the Adabraka Market in Accra, the capital of the country where it was suspected that the woman has been trading in the human parts for many years.

The woman was dragged to the police station by traders at the market after she refused to indicate what sort of meat she was selling.

Abuja Murdered Preacher: Family Yet To Tell deceased father About His Daughter’s Death

Emmanuel Apata, cousin to Late Eunice Olawale who was grusomely murdered while she was preaching in Abuja.

Emmanuel revealed that they are yet to tell Eunice Father about her demise. Apparently, they arrived at his home in Ogun State yesterday, but they couldn’t summon up the courage to break the news of his daughter demise to him.

Cynthia Morgan hit on Rapper, Yung6ix For Leaking Track With Her Unfinished Verse

Yesterday a track by Nigerian rapper, Yung6ix which features Cynthia Morgan was leaked online. Well, the female emcee isn’t so happy with the development as she revealed on IG that Yung6ix released the song with an unfinished verse.

#LawyerProof: See the Nigerian Couple Whose 5 Beautiful Daughters Are All Lawyers

Aww! I am so in love with these pictures...  So cute. How would you feel to have your five beautiful daughters practicing Law?

They show the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Dr . Uja Tor Uja, his wife of over 35 years Berry and their five beautiful children, all girls, all lawyers.

I Drove Election Cash To Fayose’s Spotless Hotel – Bullion Van Driver Reveals

A bullion van driver has confessed to conveying the N1.219bn, which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission alleged was delivered to the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in the build-up to the June 2014 governorship election in the state, which Fayose won.

Fayose is being investigated by the EFCC for allegedly receiving the N1.219bn through the Office of the National Security Adviser for his campaign in 2014, an amount said to be part of the N4.7bn allegedly diverted from the ONSA under Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).

EFCC investigations had revealed that the N4.7bn was paid into a bank account of Sylvan McNamara, a company in which the sons of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, are said to be directors.

Senate plots to expel PMB's aide, suspend 6 senators Nkem Ikeke over forgery

Except there is a change in plan, the leadership of the Senate will severe relationship with the Senior Special Assistant to the President National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, and six of its members.

They include Kabiru Marafa, Suleiman Hunkuyi, Ahmed Lawan, Ajayi Borofice, Gbenga Ashafa and Abdullahi Gumel.

Premium Times reports that a top official of the Senate, who pleaded not to be mentioned because he was not authorized to speak on the matter, said the leadership of the red chamber felt betrayed by Mr. Enang and the six members.

FIFA to support NFF with $750,000 for football development

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will officially get subvention from the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) for developmental program in the country. 

According to reports the international body announced, “increasing our financial support for member associations and football development to 5 million USD per four-year cycle for each member association from 1.6 million USD per cycle.” 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will officially get subvention from the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) for developmental program in the country.

Senate debunks impeachment reports on President Buhari

The Senate, yesterday, rebuffed insinuations of a plot to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari, saying such suggestions were speculative.

The Senate’s disavowal came as Senator Dino Melaye also denied the claim but confirmed the altercation between himself and Senator Remi Tinubu, which he claimed was sparked by her use of provocative words against him.

Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, said it would not speak on the alleged impeachment threats against President Buhari.

Full List of Nomination for 2016 Emmy's Award

Presenters Anthony Anderson (‘black-ish) and Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life) with Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum, announced the nominees for the 68th Emmy Awards.

Find out now as you browse through the complete list of Emmys 2016 nominees.

We’ll make every naira count without being a burden to Nigerians - Minister of Finance

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has assured Nigerians that the government’s revenue generation focus will not be a burden to Nigerians, but a drive that will make every naira count.

Adeosun said the collection of revenue for sustainable and economic growth of the country must be a collaborative effort of the three tier of government, reflecting that there is one Nigeria and not a federal, state, and local government.

The minister said this at a retreat themed: ‘Enhancing Revenue Generation For Sustainable Development’, which is being attended by representatives from Lagos, Kano, Jigawa, Edo states.

In her keynote address at the opening ceremony of a two-day national revenue retreat in Kano on Thursday, Adeosun said all revenue due to Nigeria’s government, irrespective of the source, will be collected with “high degree of efficiency, fully receipted and properly accounted for”.

APC says they are open to useful suggestions

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is willing to take ideas from institutions that have “workable solutions to the country’s challenges”.

Segun Oni, APC’s deputy national chairman (south), said this on Thursday when he received a team from the Institute of Strategic Management (ISM) in Abuja.

Oni said the party is willing to work with every noble suggestion and idea that will see to the actualisation of its change agenda.

Buhari tells lawmakers, No jollification trip to Rio Olympics

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the directive that those who do not have any business in the Rio 2016 games should not be part of government’s contingent.

Chinyeaka Ohaa, permanent secretary, the ministry of youth ad sports, made the disclosure on Thursday when he appeared before the house of representatives committee on sports to brief it on the country’s Olympics preparation.

Ohaa said that paucity of the fund for the games necessitated the presidential directive on the account of the government list.

Buhari Gives Approval to Probe Ihejirika, Former Minister, Others (See Full List)

3 Pictures in Slides 

Following the submission of the third interim report of the Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement from 2007 to 2015 to President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved further investigation of 18 serving and retired military personnel, 12 serving and retired public officials and 24 chief executive officers of companies involved in the procurement.

A statement released by the committee through the Ministry of Information and Culture said the report was released yesterday.

The statement by the committee’s president, Air Vice Marshal Jon Ode (rtd), said all were either accounting officers or played key roles in the Nigerian Army’s procurement activities during the period under review.

Nigeria's Naira declared Africa’s worst performing currency of 2016

The Nigerian naira took a dive on Thursday at both parallel and official markets, becoming the worst performing currency in Africa in 2016.

The naira, which began trading at around 283 to the dollar at the interbank market on Thursday, depreciated to 284/$1 to become the third worst performing currency in the world for 2016.

Nigerian naira, according to Bloomberg data, came ahead of only two currencies in the world – Venezuelan bolivar and Suriname dollar.

At the Nigerian parallel market, the naira fell to its lowest level since the start of the new foreign exchange regime, trading at 363/$1 and 485 to the pound in Abuja and Port Harcourt.

The Euro traded above N390 in Lagos and under 380 in the nation’s capital, Abuja.

Nigeria Indivisible - Igbo Elders reiterates

Igbo apex socio-cultural group, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and prominent elders from the South East zone have declared that no group or individual can break up Nigeria.

They said that the region remains an integral part of Ni­geria and cautioned groups threatening to divide the coun­try to stop their unpatriotic acts.

The leaders called on Igbo sons and daughters who have investments in other parts of the country to replicate same in the zone to create employment and develop the South East.

After a meeting in Ower­ri, the Imo State capital, tagged “Igbo Unity Forum,” at the Imo International Convention Cen­tre (IICC), the Igbo leaders not­ed that Ndigbo has what it takes to solve their own problems.

REVEALED! Blac Chyna's father's criminal record has 30 offenses and over 12 convictions including assaults and theft

According to Daily Mail reports, Blac Chyna's father, Eric Holland, 49, is a serial criminal with a huge criminal rap sheet including violent crimes like battery, assault and theft.-among other crimes like breaking in with intent to commit a felony, unlawful use of a livestock motor vehicle and being a fugitive from justice.

According to explosive court documents obtained by Daily Mail Online, Holland, has been in and out of trouble with the police for most of his adult life and has also faced lengthy legal battles over unpaid child support.

In 1986, two years before Blac Chyna was born, he was arrested for assault and battery, resisting arrest, various driving offenses and refusing to sign a citation.

Fans come for Christina Milan for tweeting All Lives Matter and not Black Lives Matter

Actress and Singer, Cristina Milan took to her twitter page to encourage everyone to embrace peace and not violence and added that 'All lives matter' but black Twitter didn't appreciate that and descended on her saying she was insensitive to the plight of black people. She was quick to apologized and noted she might not have been current with the hashtags. Then she went further to hashtagged Black lives matter. 

See some of her post below, then fans reactions: 

N4.745b Arms Fraud: DSS arrests Obanikoro’s wife

Yesterday, DSS security agents arrested Hajiya Morufat Obanikoro, the wife of former Minister of Defence Musiliu Obanikoro’s wife following intelligence reports received from the Department of State Service (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). She was arrested over the current investigation on her husband, who is wanted for questioning over the N4.745billion funds from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) which was reportedly traced to Obanikoro and some other persons.

Kylie Jenner flashes side boobs in new photos

Kylie Jenner showed off her boobs in a blue outfit as she attended an anti-bullying event in Los Angeles, California

"Do you Pray for Nigeria" - Fans slam Actress Genevieve Nnaji for praying for France

Award winning Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji in the wake of France terror attack took to her Instagram page to commiserate with the victims by posting the French flag and praying for them, but what she got isn't the delectable actress would have expected from her fans.

Nigerians have no chill, see comments below:

Awww! Beautiful Photos of Coco Austin and Her Daughter, Chanel

On Wednesday, Glamour model and Web personality Coco Austin shared a behind-the-scenes video of her curvaceous body at a photo shoot with her 8-month-old daughter Chanel Nicole on her Snapchat.

Minister of Power, Babatunde Fashola inspects power plant in Kaduna State

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola inspected the progress of work on the ongoing 215MW Power Plant in Kaduna State. He was shown around the project by the Director of Rockson Engineering company Ltd Biyi Sangowawa and Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El - Rufai. 

Amber Rose wants you to see this ... (Warning: Extreme Sexy Image)

Mother of one share this photo on her social media page ... 

Lai Mohammed says those accusing us of not having economic plan are ignorant

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that those who are accusing the Federal government of not having an economic plan are ignorant of government workings. Speaking after a meeting with Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria Sadanobu Kusaoke in Abuja today July 14th.

Lai Mohammed said: 

#PrayForNice: Watch as truck driver plowed into a crowd celebrating in Nice, France (Graphic Videos)

A gunman opened fire at a crowd celebrating French Independence day on July 14th and then got back into his truck and mowed down more people that were celebrating on the road. Death toll has been increased to 77 and hundreds injured. 

See videos below:

ALERTS: Donkeys are been sold as Meat in Markets (PHOTOS)

According to a Kano-based Facebook user, donkey meat is being sold in markets in the north and customers come from all parts of Nigeria to purchase the meat. He actually shared the post in Hausa.
"KASUWAR DA AKE SIYAR DA NAMAN JAKUNA A AREWA.... Kasuwar jakunan kara dake garin Rara a jihar Kebbi ana yanka jakuna kamar guda dari biyar a kowanne sati.... Kwastomomin kasuwar suna zuwa daga dukkan bangarorin Nigeria don siya ko shan farfesun jakuna a kasuwar"

Edo State First Lady, Lara Oshiomole receives excellence award

Wife of Edo state governor, Lara Oshiomole today received an award for excellence from the Edo Dominion Women who paid her a courtesy visit at the state government house in Benin city today July 14th.

Cameroon Govt reopens Far North Nigeria border as Boko Haram retreats

Bisong Etahoben, an investigative journalist in Cameroon, confirmed this recent development. According to Amnesty International, Cameroon closed the border after at least 200 attacks by Boko Haram killed hundreds of people. However, the government has officially reopened the Far North border as the war against Boko Haram is considered 'partially' won.

Imo State: Wife of State Governor present a 2-bedroom furnished bungalow to an orphan boy

The first lady of Imo state, Nneoma Rochas-Okorocha, last weekend, commissioned and handed over a modern two bedroom furnished bungalow to the only surviving child of one Mr & Mrs Akubaa after the recent demise of the widow -Mrs Akubaa. The very elated boy said he wished his mother was alive to see the building.
"I wish my mum was here to witness this day. But I'm sure she's smiling from heaven." he said

Law to Restrict Foreigners from Securing Employment in fields where a Nigerians are Qualified pass Second Reading

The majority leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is proposing a law that will restrict foreigners from securing employment in fields where a Nigerian is qualified. The proposed law has passed second reading.

#PrayForNice: Deadly Attack in Nice, France leaves 80 persons dead

Scores of people were killed Thursday night when a large truck plowed through a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, France, in what President Francois Hollande called a terror attack.

The death toll grew through the night, with Hollande saying 77 people died. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said 80 people were killed.

The driver first shot a gun into the crowd before driving two kilometers along the Promenade des Anglais, the main street in Nice, mowing down people who had gathered to watch fireworks, regional President Christian Estrosi told CNN affiliate BFM-TV.