Thursday 4 August 2016

Fashola talks about David Cameron's Corruption Comments on Nigeria, N70 Million on His Website on BBC (Watch)

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola was a guest on BBC's Hard Talk on Tuesday, August 2nd where he was interviewed on issues of national development, power,  corruption and his administration as governor of Lagos state. 

Reacting to former UK Prime Minister, David Cameron's comment that Nigeria is a fantastically corrupt country, Fashola said;

PHOTOS | Heroic firefighter who died saving lives during Emirates emergency accident laid to rest

A firefighter from the airport civil defence died saving lives during the firefighting operations after an Emirates aircraft caught fire while landing at Dubai International airport on Wednesday.

Jassim Eissa Mohammed Hassan Al Balochi was buried today in Al Salehiya cemetery, Ras Al Khaimah. Shaikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah attended the funeral.

PHOTOS | Super Eagles player, Abdullahi Shehu & wife welcome son

Super Eagles player, Abdullahi Shehu and his wife Sumayya have welcomed a son. He's part of the squad going to Rio. 

PHOTOS | Meet Rapper, Rick Ross's new girlfriend

Rick Ross met popular Instagram model Briteady at his Maybach Weekend house party last month and has been seeing her steadily since then. 

Melania Trump tweets she's never broken any U.S. immigration Laws after been alleged of working illegally in the States

Melania, wife to US presidential candidate, Donald Trump, this afternoon tweeted she's always obeyed all U.S immigration laws after reports emerged she may have worked illegally in the country as a model in the 1990's.

Landlord left three-page of Suicide Note after taking his own life

A 48-year-old landlord on Tuesday hanged himself in Ibadan, leaving behind a three-page suicide note.

The incident happened in Idi-Ose along Akan road in Ona Ara Council Area of the city.

The deceased, Popoola Adepoju, was found in his room dangling from a rope tied to a ceiling fan.

Residents of the area said the father of three sent his children on an errand before taking his own life.

No Chill | Nigerians troll Solomon Dalung after #UnitedStatesofNigeria Comments ... He locks his twitter page

Choi Nigerians really have no chill. After Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung referred to Nigeria Atlanta as the United States of Nigeria while reacting to the Nigerian footballers who were stranded in Atlanta, many Nigerians went on his page to call him out and his team immediately locked his page. Nigerians are now using the hashtag #UnitedStatesofNigeria to troll him. 

See more after the cut ...

Emir Sanusi reveals why Buhari Must Prosecute Looters

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has urged the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to recover looted funds from individuals and groups and also prosecute culprits to serve as a deterrent to others. Here are two interesting things to note from the lecture he delivered on the deregulation of the downstream oil sector and Nigeria’s economic development at the National Defence College, Abuja on Wednesday.
Nigeria is bankrupt

Benue State | Two Pensioners Slump During Protests In Makurdi

Two protesting pensioners of Benue State today slumped right inside the Government House in Makurdi while insisting Governor Samuel Ortom must pay them.

But the leader of the concerned pensioner, Mr. Kyado said no week passes without four to five pensioners dying in penury across the 23 local government areas of the state due to hardship arising from hunger, disease and starvation.

(Read Here) See Nigerian 36 States and Where their Names Originate From

A lot  Nigerians have no clue how Nigerian states got their names. Below is a list of Nigeria 36 States and where they got their name from as hightlighted by Information Nigeria.

1. ABIA:
Abia is an acronym derived from the name of the four main groups of people in the state as at the time it was formed in 1991: A ba B ende I suikwuato A fikpo

Rivers State | Army and Gunmen Clash in Ogoni Community

Unknown gunmen were attacked the Borobara community in Tai local government area of Rivers State over the weekend.

According to an Army statement, the incident occurred over the weekend and 2 people were reportedly killed.

Five Ways Water Can Help You Lose Weight

Drinking water is easy among the most forgotten things in a day but if you knew it goes a long way in keeping that stubborn fat away, you may look at it differently. We bring you ways water can help you lose weight:

1. It helps improve your workout efficacy

when you are dehydrated during workouts, it directly impacts your weight loss goals. Moreover, that is exactly the point where your performance dips. So it is important that you drink enough water every day and especially double the amount before hitting the gym.

UK Court Sentence Franca Asemota To 22 Years Imprisonment For Human Trafficking

A Nigerian woman, Franca Asemota, 38, has been sentenced to 22 years jail term for trafficking in persons.

She was found guilty of attempting to traffic Nigerian girls through Heathrow Airport to work as sex workers in brothels across Europe, a statement by United Kingdom (UK) stated.

Asemota was convicted on Wednesday, 3rd August at Isleworth Crown Court of eight counts of conspiracy to traffic persons for sexual exploitation, two counts of trafficking persons outside of the UK for sexual exploitation and two counts of assisting unlawful immigration.

7 Signs It’s Time To Walk Away

Look for the following signs in your current relationship and determine if it is time for you to move on and find happiness elsewhere.

1. You dwell on the past more than the present

Think about your current relationship. Do you dwell and reminisce on current and future happiness or past euphoric memories more? Fueling your relationship with past happiness will inevitably run your relationship out of future happiness. If you cannot see a possible future or have a lack of desire to invest in creating future happiness, move on.

Trending | Aisha Buhari Seen With A Hermes Gold Bag Worth N40 Million (photo)

As the controversy of if really the wife of the president of Nigeria was in the United States or not dies down, another controversial topic has suddenly surfaced .

She was alleged to have been spotted with a Hermes Gold Bag worth $105,000 (N40,950,000) at $1 to N390.

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NFF Unveils Nigeria’s New Kit For National Football Team

The Nigerian Football Federation has unveiled a new kit for the national football team.
According to the NFF, the team will take to the pitch this week in the new kit, designed by Nike featuring Dri-FIT technology.
“The home kit is a solid green, with white ribbing around the back of the modern crewneck collar,” it said.

Governor Okowa lauds James Ibori’s “Sterling Contributions” To Delta State On 58th Birthday

Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has felicitated with a former governor of the state, Chief James Onanefe Ibori on his 58th birthday today, August 4.

In a congratulatory message to the former governor, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Ehiedu Aniagwu, the Delta governor hailed Mr. Ibori’s “sterling contributions” to the development of the state and Nigeria, as a whole.

Ibori, who was governor of oil-rich Delta State between 1999 and 2007, is currently serving a 13-years jail sentence in London after admitting fraud of nearly £50million. He was sentenced by a Southwark crown court in 2012.

Judge who nullified June 12 Election says He has no regrets about his decision

Twenty-three years after he gave judgment annulling the June 12, 1993, presidential election, Justice Dahiru Saleh has said he has no regrets for his action even as he absolved former military ruler, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.), of blame in the controversial decision.

The election, won by the late business mogul, Chief MKO Abiola, was cancelled by the Babangida administration, with the former military ruler accepting responsibility for the decision, which nearly plunged Nigeria into another civil war.

The 1993 presidential election, adjudged to be one of the most credible polls in the country’s history, saw Abiola, a Muslim from the South, who ran on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) defeating a northern Muslim, Alhaji Bashir Tofa of the National Republican Convention (NRC).

UNILAG Authorities slam SUG Leaders Four Semester Suspension Each

Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have suspended Students’ Union leaders who participated actively in the institution’s last protest.

It was gathered that three of the suspended students have got their suspension letters, while others have been notified that they have a mail by their departments’ officials.

It was learnt that the suspended students got between two to four semesters each.

Court Upheld Governor Bello’s Election

The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the suit filed by Mr. James Faleke challenging the election that brought Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi State into power, thereby upholding the election.

A five-member panel led by Justice Jumai Hannatu Sankey held that Faleke’s case was not substantial enough to disqualify the governor.

Say What! Wife tells Husband that She is Travelling, Only to Secretly Engage in Prostitution (PHOTO)

A married woman who had lied to the husband that she was going on a trip to South Africa to see her sister has ended up selling her body. She was exposed after engaging in a fight with another prostitute identified as Molly in the Avenues area of Zimbabwe because of a client.

According to H-Metro, in her desperate protest against Millicent for venturing in her ‘catching area’ Molly approached Civil Courts for a peace order since they were accommodated in the same apartment at Ledo Court in room 18.

Molly revealed that she clashed with Millicent after she lured one of her paying clients when she had indicated to her that he was her client.

Lai Mohammed | Agriculture is the surest way to Nigerian economic prosperity

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday declared that Agriculture has the key to salvaging Nigeria from its current economic hardship.

Speaking in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on the sidelines of the 12th edition of the All Nigerian Editors Conference, ANEC, the Minister said that the President Buhari’s-led government had enough political will and the technical know-how that would change the fortune of the Nigerian economy.

Nigerian Medical Students arrested for stealing in the Carribeans, decries lack of funds

Some Nigerian medical students studying in St Vincent and Grenadines in the Caribbean have reportedly been arrested for theft.

The students were awarded scholarships in 2013 under the Rivers State Scholarship schemes.

Two of the sixteen students were nabbed after they were caught stealing, Vanguard gathered.

The students, who reportedly said they resorted to stealing due to lack of funds, complained that the government abandoned them to their own fate for close to 2 years, alleging that they (government) refused to pay their tuition and starving them of their monthly upkeep allowances.

OH NO! Renowned Kenyan Gospel Artiste's S*xtape Leaked By Mistress (PHOTOS)


Zak Mtumishi who is one of the leading vocalists in the gospel genre of the Kenyan music industry has come up in the news over an illicit romantic affair with an unnamed mistress who has gone on to shame him on social media with pictorial and video contents.

According to the story and video which have now gone viral on Kenyan social media, the singer, after having s*x with the lady jokingly put on the lady’s underwear and putting on a strip show for the lady while she filmed it on her phone.

Seun Kuti blast Ooni of Ife says He has no respect for His throne

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, has lambasted the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi for referring to Jesus as his father.

It would be recalled that Oba Ogunwusi had said: “Jesus is my father” at a church service earlier this year.

But Seun in an interview with SAHARA TV said: “ What happened to respecting the throne?”

Real Madrid hands Cristiano Ronaldo new four-year deal

Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has been offered a new contract at the Bernabeu.

Spain’s AS reports that Ronaldo’s Real Madrid contract will officially be renewed this month, once player and club representatives have met in person.

Though Ronaldo’s €21 million a year wage did not change, a four-year extension which will keep him in the club till either 2020 or 2021 has been made.

$25,000 Bribe: Deputy Chief of Staff to Speaker Dogara fires back

Yesterday Abdulmumin Jibrin accused Speaker Dogara of giving $25,000 to lawmakers to sign vote of confidence register for him in his alleged corruption fight with Jibrin. Dogara’s Chief of Staff has released a strong-worded statement denying it. 

Read it below:

Abubakar Shekau Reacts to New Boko Haram Leadership says He is still fully incharge

Former leader of Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau has resurfaced after a year in hiding. He has also reacted to the news of a new leader being chosen to lead Boko Haram by ISIS.

Yesterday the news broke that ISIS had installed Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the new leader of Boko Haram in West Africa.

Shekau who has not been seen or heard from since August last year released a message on his feelings on the matter. It is clear from his tone that he feels betrayed and there seems to be a disconnect in the ideologies of ISIS and Shekau.

LMAO! Watch Minister of Sports reacts to stranded U-23 team in Atlanta, Calls it 'United States of Nigeria'

Nigeria's Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung has reacted to the predicament of Nigeria's U-23 football team who were stranded in the US last night after they refused to board a plane they said was too small to carry them to Rio, Brazil for the Olympic. They are playing the opening match today. 

Below is what he said in the video that has since gone viral with a bit of humour added to it.

11 Places To Touch A Woman And Drive Her Totally Wild In Bed ... No: 3 Works Like Magic :)

We all know which female body parts men most frequently like to explore, but there is more to her than a v*gina, breasts and butt. The largest amount of nerve endings may be packed into those areas, but she has pleasure sensors all over her body, and getting her in the mood may be as easy as stimulating some of these often-neglected parts. Incorporating touching these places into foreplay and s*x, or just giving her some pleasure after a hard day, will definitely earn you some brownie points.

1. Hair
Maintaining their gorgeous locks isn’t the only reason women go to their hairstylists so often. The process of wash, cut, color, and styling can actually be quite a stress reliever. Running your hands gently through her hair is a surefire way to send tingles down her spine. Let your fingers massage circles from her temples to the nape of her neck and she’ll be putty in your hands.

GEJ’s administration responsible for Nigeria’s current economic recession – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, HRH, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has accused the immediate past administration of President Goodluck Jonathan of leading Nigeria into its current economic recession.

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, made the remark on Wednesday at the deregulation of the downstream oil sector and Nigeria’s economic Development at the National Defence College, Abuja.

"We Will Not Attack Mosques Or Markets Used By Muslims"- New Boko Haram Leader Says

Islamist group Boko Haram has mysteriously replaced its notorious leader with its former spokesman who promises not to attack mosques or markets used by Muslims, the Islamic State group's newspaper has announced.

The Arabic-language newspaper al-Nabaa on Wednesday identified Abu Musab al-Barnawi as the new 'Wali,' a title previously used to describe long-time leader Abubakar Shekau. The report does not say what Shekau's current status is. He was in charge since 2009.

Checkout the Mansion Speaker Yakubu Dogara Allegedly Built in 6 Months (PHOTOS)

Following the Budget padding allegation leveled against the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara;  by the former Chairman, House Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, the speaker has been under the investigative watch of the public.

Every Nigerian Is Corrupt - Governor Ajimobi

The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi believes that ever Nigerian on every level is corrupt in one way or the other.

Speaking to newsmen at the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abuja the Ajimobi said that whether by financial misconduct, attitudinal corruption or the inability to re­straint oneself from certain corrupt acts.

Say What! Elderly Man Bends Down And Takes Photos Under The Skirt Of Woman Inside A Supermarket

A shameless elderly man has been caught on CCTV taking a photo up the dress of a female shopper in a supermarket.

Dailymail reports that the man was filmed committing the shocking act by CCTV cameras which captured him following a woman around before holding out his phone under her short summer dress and snapping a photo.

Incredible! China unveil first elevated bus that glides over traffic (PHOTOS)

Just imagine having a bus that would rise above cars in those frustrating traffic at Third Mainland Bridge. That dream seems to be a reality now as China has completed the first real-world test of its Transit Elevated Bus concept (TEB), which made headlines this spring for its innovative design.

The electricity-powered vehicle straddles the highway over two lanes and allows cars to pass underneath. The testing of its brake and power systems took place on Tuesday in Qinhuangdao, a port city in northeast China.

Semi-clad Prostitutes Fight Dirty in Broad Day Light (VIDEO)

Two half-naked prostitutes have taken to the middle of a street to engage in a brutal fight over a disagreement as many people cheered and watched.

The incident took place in White Plains Road, part of New York’s notorious Bronx neighbourhood.

The two wore skimpy dresses and had their bums exposed to the entire world as the fight continued. Even while cars honked, the pair continued the fight to the astonishment of all.

Watch video below:

Nigerian Lady, Franca Asemote involve in trafficking teenage orphans into Europe sex trade bags jail term

Franca Asemota, 38, known to her victims as “Auntie Franca”, used Heathrow Airport as a hub to smuggle at least 40 children and young adults into Europe.

A court was told Asemota lured the girls – who were as young as 14 and mainly orphans from remote Nigerian villages – with promises of jobs and education.

She then used “witchcraft”, threats and violence to force them into the European sex trade.

Her audacious gang even managed to snatch back two girls who had been rescued and placed in in foster care in Worthing, West Sussex.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose Distributes N10 Million Grant To Artisans (Photos)

To aid small-scale enterprise in Ekiti State, governor Ayo Fayose distributed N10m grant to 200 Artisans at N50,000 grant each.

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PHOTONEWS | Aisha Buhari Arrives In Washington DC

President Buhari's Wife, Aisha Buhari on Wednesday evening touched down the US’ capital. Mrs. Buhari is said to be on a week long visit and is billed to attend a number of events in the area.

She will also be hosted by the United States Institute of Peace, in collaboration with Voice of America, and attend the 25th Anniversary celebration of Zumunta Association USA Inc.

Actress Oge Okoye Shares Beautiful Photos With Her Kids

The delectable actress was full of joy as she reunites with her kids to spend the summer together. She shared the adorable photo with the caption:

OMG! 60-year-old Christian Woman Flogged For Selling Alcohol In Indonesia

An elderly Christian woman has been caned in Indonesia, the first time a Sharia law punishment has been meted out to a non-Muslim. The 60-year-old, who was convicted of selling alcohol, was whipped nearly 30 times with a rattan cane, before a crowd of hundreds, in Aceh province on Tuesday, according to reports.

A couple who had been found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes at the same time.

#Rio2016 | Nigerian Football Team Stranded in Atlanta Following Disagreement Over Chatter Flight

A cloud of uncertainty still hovers over the Nigeria U23 team despite a “heart to heart” conversation between the minister of Sports, Barr Solomon Dalung and the captain of Team Nigeria John Mikel Obi.

Sports Vanguard reports that as at 9 p.m (Nigerian time) on Wednesday, the team was still waiting for an official from the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) to send the money meant for their chartered flight to Manaus, venue of their opening match against Japan on Thursday which will be early morning Friday in Nigeria(2 a.m.)

AAUA Strike: Governor Mimiko's meeting with ASUU Ends in Deadlock

An emergency meeting summoned by Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State with members of the Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities [ASUU] of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko to address the issue of unpaid salaries of lecturers has ended in a deadlock.

Our correspondent was told that the  meeting held on Tuesday at the Alagbaka office of the Governor had in attendance the embattled Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun.

The lectures are demanding for the full payment of their entitlement and have vowed not to resume for teaching activities on the campus if their salaries are not paid.