Thursday 21 July 2016

Enugu State: Policeman stoned to death for killing Okadaman

A Police corporal, Robert Ugwanyi, pictured, was last week stoned to death for killing a commercial motorcyclist identified as Festus Onah in Nsukka community in Enugu state.

Ugwuanyi and some of his colleagues had gone to Nsukka Local Government Council to compel some street traders to relocate to the newly completed Building Materials Market in the area when an argument ensued between the officers and the traders who refused relocation.

Bring killers of Plateau monarch, his wife and son, to book - IGP orders DIG

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag.IGP Ibrahim Idris, NPM, mni has directed the Deputy-Inspector-General of Police in charge operations, DIG Joshack Habilla to proceed to Plateau State with immediate effect to ensure the arrest of the killers of Chief Lazarus Agaie, the traditional ruler of Bokkos, who was murdered on his way from a farm alongside his wife, son and Police orderly.

According to a statement issued today by the spokesperson, Force Headquarters, DCP Don Awunah, the IGP said those behind the gruesome murder of the monarch will be fished out in record time for prosecution, saying, this is why the Deputy Inspector-General of Police is sent to Plateau State. He further said it was pathetic to see the life of any Nigerian, irrespective of his or her status snuffed out by any criminal gang in whatever name.

Lady slits her lesbian lover's throat and dumps body into lake (Graphic Photos)

At about 9:40 am on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, a girl slit her girlfriend’s throat and then pushed her body into the Bati River/Tonle Bati, one of Takeo's famous tourist attractions, located in Bati District, Takeo Province, Cambodia.

Female fans are now seeing Banky W in their dreams as their husband, see absurd messages

Banky W has had enough of ladies sending messages to him, claiming God made a revelation to them that he is their 'Husband'. In multiple videos shared via Snapchat, the RnB star shared some absurd messages he got via IG a while back, along with some candid advise for single people. According to him:
"If God tells you that somebody is your husband or wife, let God tell that person too. Don't be the person to speak for God, let God speak for you. Recently I've been getting of lot of people saying "You're my husband, God said I'm your wife".. It's a lie. Because God told me nothing about you. God needs to tell me himself."

OPC warns Militants to desist from attacking South-West communities, issues 14-day ultimatum to them

Pan-Yoruba organisation Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has issued a warning to suspected Niger Delta militants attacking people in South-West communities. According to the OPC, either they allow peace to reign, or face the consequences of an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth clash, considering they know where the properties of their leaders’ are situated and where their people reside in the entire South West. 

The statement was titled "Incursion of Ijaw militants into Yoruba land:
Enough is enough". Read below:

Story of an HIV positive Malawian man who is paid $4 to $7 to have unprotected sex with underaged girls

Eric Avina pictured above is a middle aged HIV positive Malawian man whose responsibility it is to conduct "sexual cleansing" for underage and also matured women in Nsanje district in southern Malawi. 

Avina in his community is referred to as Hyena, a traditional title given to a man hired by communities in several remote parts of southern Malawi to provide what's called sexual "cleansing". 

Rapid Response Squad (RRS) arrest 22 suspected kid robbers in Agege

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command have arrested 22 teenagers for robbery, stealing and cultism.

The 22 teenagers, amongst whom are four female, were arrested for allegedly involved in separate incidences of robbery, stealing and cultism around Agege and its environs.

The two leaders of the first gang, which consist of eight members, Babatunde, 15 and Tayo, 15, were arrested on last Thursday, at about 11:30 p.m. in Mulero, Agege for assaulting and robbing one Aladegbo Abidemi with an axe, and snatching her Blackberry Z10.

Breaking! Fox News Chief Roger Ailes resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse, has resigned as chairman and chief executive of the popular cable channel following allegations of sexual harassment, according to the company.

Father publicly disowns his 39-year-old son over misconduct and threat to life (See Document)

According to a public notice, a man disowned his own son for allegedly threatening to kill him. He further added that, upon death, the said son will not participate in his funeral rites nor inherit any of his properties.

Dogara responds to Jibrin, ‘Make all your ‘facts’ public,’ (Read Statement)

The Speaker of the House of Representative, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has reacted to a statement by the sacked Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin accusing him and other leaders of the House of corruption.

Jibrin said he was victimized out of office because of his independent stance against the House Leadership comprising of Speaker Dogara; Deputy Speaker Lasun; Whip Doguwa; and Miinority Leader, Leo Ogor.

DRAMA! NDLEA reacts to ‘sex, cocaine and MiFi’ scandal on Twitter

There was a show of shame earlier today on social media when a Twitter user, @6ftHobbit accused @UduakIsBae of stealing some of her belongings, including N60,000 worth of cocaine after a sleep-over in her house in a series of tweets.

Just In: Abdulmumin Jibrin accuses Speaker Dogara, others of corruption

Abdulmumin Jibrin, the Former House Chairman of the Committee on Appropriation has called on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara to resign.

Jibrin made this assertion in a series of tweets on his Twitter timeline accusing Dogara and other leaders of the Lower Chamber of corruption and essentially making an attempt to stuff the 2016 Budget.

PHOTOS: Meet the Male Accounting Graduate who hawks food in a wheelbarrow

A Facebook user, Daniel Usifoh, shared a story about a male University Graduate of Accounting who makes a living by selling cooked food at a motor park in Ekpoma, Edo State. 

Daniel narrates his experience with him below:

Aww! Photos of Kids praying for their Police dad to return home safe

An image, shared on Facebook by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department shows a little boy and girl in police uniform down on their knees next to a police car praying for their daddy to get home safe.

This comes in the wake of a number of brazen police killings sparked by the shooting and subsequent deaths of two black men by police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana.

COZA Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo rhapsodize about his wife on Instagram

The senior Pastor of COZA Biodun Fatoyinbo shared a photo of himself and his wife, Modele, on Instagram and captiopen it:
"There are some people you meet, and your life just begins to advance. My wife is that person to me. Since the day we got married till now, I have no regrets. Sweetheart, I will choose you over and over again. I love you dearly. #HighlightOfTheVacation #PastorMo#TheMostBeautifulWomanInTheWorld#ExcuseOurSelfie#WeAreGettingAHangOfIt

Finance Minister reveals Nigeria is “technically in recession”

Nigeria is in technical recession, the finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, said Thursday. Appearing before the senate, Mrs. Adeosun made efforts to allay public fears about the implication of the country’s troubled economy, saying “things are tough”, but there should be no panic.

“Things are tough, but we are not ignorant,” Mrs. Adeosun. “I want to assure Nigerians the economy is in good hands and we are absolutely doing our best. We want to assure Nigeria we are on the right path, we are on the right track.”

You won't believe what this Bricklayer got 3 months in Prison for ... (See Here)

A Lugbe Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday, sentenced a 30-year-old bricklayer Jeopardy John, to three months imprisonment for stealing two packets of Maggi cubes. John had pleaded guilty to a three-count of criminal trespass, housebreaking, and theft.
“I am sorry for the act I committed and I am pleading with the court not to send me to jail.
“It was hunger that made me steal. For some time now I don’t have a job, please sir forgive me, and I promise not to steal again,’’ the convict pleaded.

President Buhari reveals talks with Militants

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is talking to Niger Delta militants through oil companies and law enforcement agencies to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the region.

This is contained in a statement issued by Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president on Thursday.

Buhari spoke at a farewell audience with Mr. Michael Zinner, the outgoing Ambassador of Germany to Nigeria at the State House, Abuja.

Breaking! President Buhari Nominates Justices Ejembi Eko, Augie As Supreme Court Justices

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to screen and subsequently  confirm  Hon. Justices Ejembi Eko and Amina Augie as Justices of the Supreme Court.

Buhari in a letter to Senate President Bukola Saraki explained that the two nominees will represent North-central and North-west‎ respectively. President Buhari said, “In accordance with Section 231 subsection (1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, I have the pleasure to forward for your confirmation, the nomination of the two nominees as Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria,”

House Of Representatives Member, Adewale Oluwatayo Dies In Abuja

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Adewale Oluwatayo, has died in Abuja. He reportedly died on Wednesday, but information about the incident filtered into the National Assembly on Thursday.

The deceased, whose profile read that he was born in 1970, represented Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State.

He was the Chairman, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government between 2004 and 2007 before serving as a Special Adviser on Education  to Lagos State Government from 2009 to 2011.

How a Nigerian Biomedical Scientist developed Urine Malaria Test

Eddy Agbo is the founder of Fyodor Biotechnologies which he founded in 2008. He has been a biomedical scientist for over 20 years and in June 2016, he received a social impact award for his invention – the Urine Malaria Test (UMT) from the Innovation Prize Africa (IPA). Mr. Agbo was honoured in Botswana. He share how he invented the Urine Malaria Tes with Omono Okonkwo of Premium Times.

PT: From your win at the 2016 Innovation Prize for Africa, would it be right to say you are interested in malaria?

It would be a crime if FG can't fully Implement 2016 Budget – Melaye

Dino Melaye, a senator representing Kogi west federal constituency at the national assembly, says the federal government will be committing a crime if it fails to totally implement the 2016 budget.

Speaking on the floor of the senate on Thursday, Melaye quoted Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, as repeatedly saying the allocation for constituency projects was N60 billion, as against the N100 billion passed by the senate.
“Madam minister, while  you were speaking on two different occasions, you quoted N60 billion constituency projects. The budget passed by this senate, the constituency project is N100 billion,” Melaye said.

See Full List of Reshuffled Senate Committee Chairmen

Senate announced that it has reshuffled the offices of is Senators, below are the full list of the designation assign to the senators:

Celebration as Appeal Court lifts ban on Hijab in Lagos public schools

There was wild jubilation at the premises of the Court of Appeal in Lagos State when the right to wear Hijab (Islamic headscarf) in public primary and secondary schools was granted on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

After the judgement, Muslim males and females were seen praising God and exchanging pleasantries.
Most of them were shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’, ‘Alihamdulilah’‎, meaning Allah is the greatest and all thanks is due to Allah respectively.

With the verdict, it means that Muslim students in Lagos State public schools have the right to wear Hijab on their school uniforms both within and outside their school premises without being punished or victimised.

Obafemi Awolowo University appoints Prof Elujoba as acting VC

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has on Thursday approved the appointment of Prof Anthony Elujoba as the new acting Vice Chancellor for the institution.

Elujoba of the Faculty of Pharmacy emerges as the institution’s VC barely 24 hours after the Federal Government ordered the Senate of the school to use its internal mechanism in selecting a new Vice Chancellor.

There has been series of protests against the former Vice Chancellor, Prof Bamitale Omole, who has been accused of mismanaging resources of the institution.

Usain Bolt backs Mourinho for Manchester United success

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has given his seal of approval to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and joked he is still waiting on the call to fulfil a life-long dream and play at Old Trafford.

Six-time Olympic gold medallist Bolt is an avid United fan and regularly spoke out against the reigns of Mourinho's predecessors David Moyes and Louis van Gaal.

It's a dream come true" - Morata on his return to Real Madrid

Alvaro Morata claims he has realised a dream by sealing a transfer back to Real Madrid from Juventus.

The Spain international, who left for the Serie A champions in 2014, moved back to the Santiago Bernabeu last month after Madrid activated their €30million buy-back option.

Russian Club confirm negotiation to sign Alex Song from Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is set to join Rubin Kazan after the Russian outfit revealed a deal for the Cameroonian's signature had been agreed.

Former Arsenal man Song, 28, has spent the last two seasons on loan at West Ham and had a year to run on his Camp Nou contract.

Paul Pogba agent denies done deal with Manchester United

Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola has dismissed speculation that his client is on the verge of a world-record move from Juventus to Manchester United.

France midfielder Pogba, who left United on a free transfer to join Juve in 2012, is widely expected to return to Old Trafford for a fee reported to be in the region of £92million – with a further £18.4m going to Raiola.

Barcelona midfielder passes medical with Germany Club

Alen Halilovic has completed a medical ahead of his proposed move from Barcelona to Hamburg.

Croatia international Halilovic spent last season on loan at Sporting Gijon and was not present as the Barcelona squad returned for pre-season training this week.

Hamburg revealed on Thursday that Haliliovic had completed his medical, posting a picture of the 20-year-old in the club's training kit on Twitter.

Wenger says expect a lots from Arsenal newcomer Xhaka

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says new signing Granit Xhaka has a huge amount to offer following his arrival from Borussia Monchengladbach.

The Switzerland international, who was one of his country's standout performers at Euro 2016, completed a move to Emirates Stadium in May for a fee reported to be close to £35million.

Arsenal are lighter on numbers in central midfield despite Xhaka's arrival, with Mathieu Flamini, Tomas Rosicky and Mikel Arteta having all left the club at the end of last season.

Another Fighting In Bokkos Community in Plateau State, one confirm dead

Few days after suspected herdsmen ambushed and killed Lazarus Agaei, a first class traditional ruler alongside his wife, son and police guard in Bokkos local government area in Plateau state, fighting broke out in the same area last night as unknown assailants stormed the village to carry out more attacks.

Kim Kardashian Is Launching a New Reality Show (PHOTO)

Kim Kardashian is expanding her reality TV empire with a new show centered around the business of beauty blogging.

According to Pop Sugar, we found a casting notice for the show and it doesn’t disclose a working title, simply that Kim, a “major cable television network,” and the producers of The Real Housewives of New York City are looking for beauty bloggers to compete against each other in a variety of assignments to win.

Singer Adrienne Bailon Sued for Owing Former Management Company $200,000

Adrienne Bailon is being sued by her former management company. They say she owes them at LEAST $200,000.

According to Gossip Website TMMZ, Go2Man Management says “The Real” co-host has gone AWOL and refuses to pay fees and reimbursements she owes to the tune of at least $200k.

FLASH! Court Grants Fayose’s Ally Bail over N1.2bn Fraud

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the release of an ally of Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, Abiodun Agbele‎, who has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission since June 27.

Agbele was arrested by the EFCC in Lagos on June 27 and has since been detained for his roles in the handling of over N1.2bn on behalf of Fayose during the Ekiti State governorship election in 2014.

Sex Scandal: James Entwistle Ignores House of Reps Probe For the Second Time

The outgoing United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, yesterday, failed again to appear before the House of Representatives investigative hearing committee on the alleged sex misconduct involving three members of the House.

This is as the three members involved in the sex scandal accused the ambassador of racial discrimination, adding that the allegation, which they claimed never existed, was a plot to smear the image of the country.

They also said the absence of the ambassador and the postponement of the investigative hearing on two occasions were a denial in disguise.

Security Operatives Arrests Tompolo’s Allies

Security operatives have nabbed two associates of former militant leader Chief Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo.

Simon Bebenimibo and Bomboy Oluba were arrested on Monday in an operation reportedly carried out by troops in the Niger Delta area.

The Nation quoted security sources as saying that the operation, which was part of a special search for the operatives and leaders of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), was executed after a careful planning and a period of trailing the suspects.

Gov. Chris Christie says Hillary Clinton is to blame for the kidnapping Of Chibok School Girls by Boko Haram

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie suggested during a speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, was to blame for the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls in Chibok by the extremist group, Boko Haram.

According to him, by not adding Boko Haram to the terrorist watch list, every region of the world has been infected with her flawed judgment. Also referencing the #BringBackOurGirls campaign that drew attention from all over the world, he said,

Ladies, Would you try these irritating spa leech facials?

An Asian woman shared these of herself getting what she call a Spa Leech facials. It's said to contain collagen and gets rid of wrinkles.

Jose Mourinho and his Man United Team arrive China for tour (PHOTOS)

Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United players arrived on Wednesday morning at China for the preseason tour which will start with a mouthwatering friendly match against rivals Manchester city later on this month. Players such as Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Rashford and new signings Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were all part of the travelling party. But Zlatan Ibrahimovic is yet to resume with his new club

Child's kidnapper in Lagos mauled and strip naked by mobs (PHOTOS)

According to LIB, yesterday afternoon, a man snatched a child who was walking on the street with her mum, jumped on his bike around Beckleys Estate, Abule Egba Lagos, and tried to ride away, but luck ran out on him when the mother of the child raised an alarm and other passersby chased him on their own bikes.

Ambode lauds Oshiomhole's development strides during his visit to Edo State

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday lauded his Edo State counterpart, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for his achievements in the last seven years, saying that it has impacted positively on not just the economy of the State but the country in general.

Ambode who spoke when he visited Governor Oshiomhole at the Government House, Benin, said he draws inspiration from Oshiomhole’s style of leadership to bring good governance to the people of the State.

Governor Ambode who was recently appointed as the Chairman, All progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship Election slated for September 10, 2016, said,

Lovely Couple: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen share new photo

The mother of one, Chrissy Teigen is already gaining back her fitness after her child delivery. Johnny is always looking s*xy *winks*

Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku shares shirtless photo as they play basketball

Paul Pogba, 23, and Romelu Lukaku, 23, showed off their fit masculine frame and abs as they played basketball in Miami as they enjoy their holiday ahead of the new season with both of their club future still uncertain. 

Cristiano Ronaldo put his hot body and abs on display (PHOTO)

The arguably favorite winner of this year Ballon D'or is already preparing for the upcoming season ... He shared the abs photo on his Instagram page.

Kylie Jenner tease fans with some sexy outfit as she attends a business meeting

Kylie Jenner attended a business meeting in a sexy outfit for her lip kit business.

Donald Trump responds to Ted Cruz' refusal to endorse him at the Republic National Convention

We reported earlier that Ted Cruz refuses to endorse Donald Trump as the flag-bearer of the Republican. He obviously couldn't honour the pledge all Republican presidential candidates signed at the beginning of the Primaries where they promised they'd support anyone who won the Republican presidential nomination because he didn't support Trump.

PHOTOS: Meet Nigeria's tallest male model

20 year old "Bakare Olalekan Mubarak is the acclaimed tallest male model in Nigeria who stands at an outstanding 6ft8". He shares same height with the tallest female model in the world. Mubarak is a model, actor and he is the current Mr Kwara 2015 champion.

Ted Cruz booed for refusing to endorse Donald Trump during RNC

Former US Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz were invited to the ongoing Republican National Convention taking place in Cleveland by Donald Trump's team to give a speech and before Ted Cruz took the stage for his convention speech Wednesday night, senior members of Cruz’s team encouraged him to endorse Donald Trump during his speech.

However, Cruz didn't make that promise to them and seemed still angry at Trump for the personal attacks the GOP presidential nominee made on his family during the primary campaign, sources familiar with the speech preparations said.

Nigeria Troops Rescue 38 Women, 42 Children From Boko Haram Captivity (PHOTOS)

Following confirmed intelligence report on the convergence and massing up of dislodged Boko Haram terrorists at Garere village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, with intent of carrying out attack on some isolated communities, troops on fighting and clearance patrol Codenamed “Operation TIGER CLAW” on Tuesday July 19th, swooped in on the terrorists, killing 42 of them while unconfirmed number of the other terrorists escaped with gunshot wounds.

38 women and 42 children held captive were rescued from the insurgents. The women and children were taken to the military medical facility in Baga for checks. They were further assisted with food and clothing.