Sunday 7 August 2016

I’m Not Sponsoring Niger Delta Avengers – GEJ

The immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, has dismissed reports that he was one of those funding rampaging militant group, Niger Delta Avengers.

Recall that a splinter group of Avengers, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, had issued a statement claiming that Jonathan was the grand patron of the rampaging group that has claimed responsibility for several attacks on oil installations in the oil-rich region.

Jose Mourinho explains why he choose to sub ´angry´ Mata

Jose Mourinho says he took off Juan Mata just half an hour after his introduction in order to defend against high balls in the final minutes of Manchester United's 2-1 Community Shield win over Leicester City.

Mata was introduced on 63 minutes for opening goalscorer Jesse Lingard, who had taken a knock to his foot, but was hauled off in injury time for Henrik Mkhitaryan as the Premier League champions pushed for an equaliser.

Jose Mourinho dedicates Community Shield win to Louis Van Gaal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho dedicated the Red Devils' 2-1 victory over Leicester City in Sunday's Community Shield to former boss Louis van Gaal.

Dutchman Van Gaal was dismissed at the end of last season despite United's FA Cup final victory, paving the way for Mourinho to take over at Old Trafford.

The Portuguese earned his first silverware as United manager as debutant Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a late winner on his competitive debut after Jamie Vardy had cancelled out Jesse Lingard's fine solo opener.

Alexis Sanchez stars as Arsenal beat Manchester City (3-2)

Alexis Sanchez stars for Arsenal in a deserved win 3-2 over Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in Gothenburg, but Arsene Wenger's defensive injury crisis worsened.

As both teams concluded their pre-season schedules, the game looked set for penalties at 1-1 until the former Barcelona star set away Theo Walcott to beat Joe Hart with a neat finish.

Kidnappers reveals they receive N15m to release Iba Monarch

Kidnappers of the Oniba of Iba, Oba Goriola Oseni who regained his freedom on Saturday collected N15.1 million as ransom before releasing the monarch.

One of the arrested kidnappers, Isaiah Ododomu disclosed this on Sunday when he was paraded by the Police.

Ododomu who spoke with newsmen disclosed how the Oba was kidnapped.

Kwara State | 1,005 Pensioners Die Over Unpaid Salaries

The Chairman, Kwara State Local Government Pensioners Association, Mr. lsiaka Akanbi, on Saturday, said no fewer than 1,005 of its members had died since April 2015, as a result of unpaid pension allowances.

Akanbi, in an interview with our correspondent in Ilorin, the state capital, said the victims, who cut across the 16 local government councils of the state, died as a result of their inability to get adequate healthcare attention.

PDP Chairman Hopeful, Dokpesi distances self from Niger Delta Avengers

Aspiring national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has denied links with the resurgent militant group, Niger Delta Avengers.

Recall that a splinter group of Avengers, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, had issued a statement claiming that the business mogul was part of those sponsoring the rampaging group that has claimed responsibility for several attacks on oil installations in the oil-rich region.

Niger Republic Troops Withdraws From Damasak

Soldiers from the Niger Republic have withdrawn from Damasak, a boundary town in northern Borno State, after recapturing the town from the dreaded Boko Haram sect.

The town is considered one of the strongholds of the terrorist group by the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF).

Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, visited the recovered town en-route Mobbar to congratulate and address troops of the 145 battalions for their exploits.

Kendall Jenner steps out braless in flimsy dress (Photos)

The super model and reality star arrived for a family lunch in a nude-coloured flimsy dress and it appeared she didn't have a bra underneath. The famous family were filming scenes for their hit TV show and . More photos after the cut.

What I learnt from former President Jonathan - Reno Omokri

Somebody asked me what I gained by working with  Goodluck Jonathan. My response I that I learnt wisdom. I learnt that It is better to lose power and gain honor than to gain power and lose honor. I learnt not defend myself when my enemies falsely accuse me. The same media that gleefully reported their lies will eventually expose them when they see that the public is no longer buying their lies.

Hazard shines on first pre-season as Chelsea beats Werder Bremen 4-2

Chelsea ended their pre-season campaign in style, outclassing Werder Bremen to record a 4-2 victory in Germany.

Antonio Conte's men were in search of a positive result, with their opening Premier League match against West Ham looming large on August 15.

And goals from Eden Hazard, Oscar – the Brazilian's third in the space of a week - Diego Costa and Pedro did the job, although ex-Chelsea striker Claudio Pizarro and substitute Lennart Thy did notch for the hosts.

Actor Mark Wahlberg covers Men's Health Australia

The 45-year-old Hollywood hunk and father of four looked in his element as he showed off his muscular build on the cover of Men's Health Australia.

Ibrahimovic scores as Man United defeat Leicester 2-1 in Community Shield

Jose Mourinho lifted his first piece of silverware with the Old Trafford's club after the Swede scored a late header on his debut

A late goal from debutant Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City in Sunday's Community Shield clash at Wembley.

Jesse Lingard put Jose Mourinho's side ahead in the first half with a brilliant solo goal, becoming the first United player since Eric Cantona in 1996 to follow up an FA Cup final strike with a Community Shield goal.

Let's take you on a tour ... See beautiful scenes from #Rio2016 Opening Ceremony

A lot of people must have missed the opening ceremony due to the time difference. Here are some beautiful scenes from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Opening Ceremony which took place at the 80,000-seater Maracana Stadium in Brazil.

Paul Pogba hangs out with Drake in New York ahead of his record moves to United (PHOTOS)

Rapper Drake and Paul Pogba were spotted partying in New York in the early hours of Saturday morning as the footballer prepares for a record-breaking £100m move to Manchester United. 

Drake uploaded a photo of himself holding a Pogba Jersey and captioned it 'When Paul Pogba comes to see you that's a ," while Pogba captioned his 'Very nice meeting you bro'

Justin Bieber goes nude swimming with rumoured girlfriend (18+ Photos)

Justin Bieber went skinny dipping with his rumoured girlfriend, Sahara Ray. The story didn't end there as some internet users compared Bierber's nude swimming with that of Katy Perry's and they compared which one looks more steamy.

Selena Gomez looks fabulous on the cover of Vogue Australia

Selena Gomez stunned in a Louis Vuitton ensemble on the cover of Vogue Australia's latest edition The singer who dated Justin Bieber admitted it was hard adjusting to the spotlight when her 'private life was the most talked about thing' when she dated Justin. 

She said:

A good Samaritan shares a touching accident Story that occurred in Abuja (Read)

The story was sent to LIB and she shared the story on her blog ... There are still some good hearted Nigerians ... We pray the woman survives.

#‎Rio2016: Vietnam Man made history by winning First Ever Gold Medal for His Country

Hoang Xuan Vinh may have just ended Vietnam's six-decade wait for a first Olympic gold medal on Saturday but he wasn't about to make a song and dance about his historic feat.

The 41-year-old military officer finally struck the Olympic bullseye for Vietnam to deny Brazil an opening day title at the Rio Games.

Vinh fell into the arms of his coaches after his near-perfect final shot in the men's 10m air pistol.

Tyga gift Kylie Jenner with a 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 to mark her 19th birthday

To celebrate her 19th birthday, Rapper Tyga bought her a 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 and sang 'Happy birthday' to her. Last year, it was a Ferrari he bought for his girlfriend, Kylie Jenner's 18th birthday.

Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu to Deliver U.S. Constitution Day Lecture

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, will deliver the 2016 edition of the United States of America (USA) Constitution Day Lecture entitled the “Influence of the U.S Constitution on African Democracies”.

This was announced by the U.S Law Library of Congress, the organisers of the annual event, at the weekend.

By this, Ekweremadu, who is both the Deputy President of Nigerian Senate and Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution for a record third term, will be the first non-U.S citizen to deliver the august lecture commemorating the ratification of the world’s oldest written constitution on September 17, 1787.

Say What | Man left his 5-year-old son during police chase because he couldnt keep up

A Dania Beach man, 27 year old Jerry McCabe who ran away from police during an attempted traffic stop fled from his car and took off running with his 5-year-old son. According to police he kept urging his son to run faster but when they got to a barrier, he ditched his son and jumped over a barbed wire because his son couldn’t keep up.

According to a Pembroke Pines police arrest report, McCabe was driving a Dodge Charger without a valid license when an officer tried to stop him but McCabe refused to stop and led the officer on a car chase, weaving in and out of traffic.

UPDATES: Story of JSS 2 Girl Who Was Allegedly Flogged For Having Sex In Ebonyi (Photos)

Recently, reports went viral of a secondary school girl who was allegedly flogged unclad by her father after she was caught having sex at her home in Uburu in Ohaozara LGA of Ebonyi state.  Well, there seems to be a new twist to the story as fresh report reveals that she is an orphan and she was allegedly dehumanized by some men including policemen and a politician in her area...

Read what was shared by Linus Abaa who personally met her on Saturday, August 6th (yesterday);

Earlier today, I met one on one with Uzoamaka Chukwu, the unfortunate 15 year old JSS 2 student from Uburu in Ohaozara LGA of my constituency who was recently made "popular" by unknown persons who brutalized and dehumanized her through torture and defilement of her humanity. I met her on the invitation of her family who seeks inquest into her sickening ordeal and also justice for her. 

Buhari's Government is a Mistake - Rapper eLDee

The rapper and music producer was one of those that advocated for Buhari during the 2015 general election ... From his tweets it looks like he's having regrets now. See more tweets above and also some reactions from fans

#Rio2016: Belgium's Kristen beats Venus Williams in first round of singles tennis

Four-time gold medalist, Venus Williams yesterday crashed out of the Olympic tennis tournament in Rio, losing to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in a three-hour centre court marathon.
"She had been ill for a few days with a bad virus. She had an upset stomach and she was coughing up a lot, you could see she was really struggling,' said US captain Mary Jo Fernandez, who faced the media in Williams' place.

Love Birds | Orlando Bloom shares some serious PDA with Katy Perry at the beach

Orlando Bloom couldn't take his hands, eyes or mouth off his girlfriend, singer Katy Perry as the two enjoyed sometime at the beach. The 39-year-old actor and father of one was pictured fondling Katy's breasts and smothering her with kisses on a public beach. Katy, 31, didn't seem as into the PDA as Orlando as she turned her head as he wrapped himself around her.

Lynxxx shares some thoughts on marrying right

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Execution of Humphrey Ejike | Prosecution Watchdog to file complaints against Indonesia Attorney General

The Commission for Public Prosecutions (Komjak) will file a complaint against Attorney General H.M. Prasetyo for what it claims was the unlawful execution of two death-row prisoners, whose clemency applications were still being processed. 

Prasetyo has been deemed careless for ordering the execution of Nigerian citizen Humphrey Ejike Eleweke and Senegalese Seck Osmane on the notorious Nusakambangan prison island in Cilacap, Central Java, on July 29.

Akwa Ibom State | Four teenagers arrested for dealings in human parts

4 teenagers were recently nabbed in Mbo State Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State when they went looking for a buyer of a human skull in their possession.

The Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, Delia Nwawe, said the suspects were arrested by officers of the Criminal Investigation Department(CID) on receiving an alert from vigilant youths in the area.

Inspiring! 8-year-old boy starts his own bakery to buy a new house for his mom

An 8-year-old boy named Jalen Bailey from Fresno California has opened his own bakery, hoping to make enough money from a menu which includes cookies, muffins, banana bread and other baked goods, and buy a new home for his single mum.
"I wanted to save up a lot of  money to get a house," Jalen told KFSN. "I just want one that me and my mom can be happy in."

Ace Model Tarmar Awobotu shares beautiful pictures to mark her 31 birthday

The international model who won Topmodel worldwide in 2012 and is signed to SA modeling agency Ice, turned 31 yesterday August 6th and shared hot new photos to celebrate

Fine Woman | Kate Henshaw shares beautiful makeup photos

The award-winning actress shared the pic on her Instagram page.

My greatest gift from ABU Zaria - Bauchi State Governor gushes about his First Wife

Bauchi State Governor, Barr. Mohammed Abubakar opened up about his first wife, Hadiza at a recent event. "The greatest gift I've received from ABU Zaria was my beautiful wife and heartthrob Hadiza. I met her 7 days after I've joined the University," he said.

[Special Assistant to the Governor Shamsudden Lukman Abubakar]

Ludacris spotted out celebrating her eldest daughter's 15th birthday

His first daughter Karma Bridges turned 15 yesterday and he spent the day with her. They look so much alike. Ludacris has two other daughters. One with his longtime friend Tamika Fuller, born in December 2013 named Cai Bella Bridges and another daughter with his wife Eudoxie, born in 2015

Senator Dino Melaye still enjoying vacation time with his kids

Senator Dino Melaye is currently on vacation with his children in the UK and he shared some photos via his Facebook page.

So Sad! Excited 3-year-old girl killed by a car as she ran to greet her granddad

A little girl named Jayda Handy died after she was hit by a car when she ran onto the road during her own birthday party. Jayda ran onto the road near North 84th and West Marion streets in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to greet her grandfather as he arrived for her party but was struck and killed by a car.

Speaking about what happened, Jayda's heartbroken father, Jaylen Handy said,

Militant threatens to kill Muslims, burn mosques if Christians, churches are attacked

A militant group, the Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, has warned against attacks on Christians and churches in the north.

NDRC gave the warning while responding to threats by the new Boko Haram leader, Abu Masab el Barnawi, who had last Wednesday threatened to burn down churches and kill Christians.

In a statement by its spokesperson, W O I Izon-Ebi, the group said it will carry out reprisal attacks on Muslims and mosques in the oil-rich region if Boko Haram attacks Christians.

Primate Ayodele predicts that some states will change name, others will totally collapse

The Spiritual Leader of INRI Spiritual and Evangelical Church, Oke-Afa, Isolo, Lagos, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele, has reacted to the incessant crisis in the country, saying that some states will seize to exist due to the present economic situation.

The primate said the soul of Nigeria was under threat.

While unveiling his annual book of prophecies ‘Warnings to The Nations’ in Lagos state recently, he told pressmen that Nigeria could still be better, but leaders must seek the face of God.

Diamond Academy nets £2.5m from Kelechi Nwakali’s move to Arsenal

Kelechi Nwakali’s transfer to Arsenal has seen Diamond Academy of Umuahia hit a jackpot, banking £2.5million.

The Academy received 10% of the amount when the deal was first agreed and will be paid the remaining monies any time from now after Nwakali’s International Transfer Certificate (ITC) was sent to the English FA.

Manu Garba says Golden Eaglets will win second leg encounter against Niger

Head coach of Nigeria’s U-17 team, Manu Garba, has expressed confidence that his boys will defeat Niger Republic in the second leg, first round of their 2017 U-17 AFCON qualifier.

The Golden Eaglets won the first leg on Saturday 1-0, thanks to Tobi Alagbe’s goal.

Garba says he will work on some of the lapses from the game in Abuja to ensure they are victorious against the Menas in Niamey.

NEMA Urgently Warns Nearby Communities to Vacate as River Niger Will Soon Overflow

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has advised communities along the river Niger to evacuate immediately to safer ground.

The warning came following intense rainfall and rise in water level. There is the likelihood of floods occuring there any moment from now.

Daily Post reports that the Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani Sidi who gave the advice on Saturday said the agency has received alerts of the flood from information given by the authorities in the Republic of Niger that the present water level in the river had reached a point that may result in the flood that could be compared with the unfortunate experience of 2012.

See the SHOCKING new method Ladies are using to Lose Weight

It is a season of wonders! So there’s the paper bag method for losing weight ... That's what the social user media Mickeyati shared ... Does anyone know how it works?

Say What | There is a Competition for the Most Beautiful Vulva ... See Photos of Winners

S3x toy creator, Brian Sloan is back again for the second edition of his v@.g!na Beauty pageant.

Last year, he kicked off the first edition by asking women to send photos of their v@.g!nas so they can be judged by a group of men. At the end if the contest, the woman with the most beautiful v@.g!na is then revealed.

Does Little Stones You See on Rail Tracks Aren't Just For Fancy ... See Their Use

Traveling in a train is an amazing experience in itself. You get to witness the stunning vistas of nature, sprawling fields, cities teeming with people, or endless stretches of land with no sign of any life whatsoever.

One more thing that you almost always see throughout your train-journey are those small stones lying alongside the track on which your train races?

Actress Moyo Lawal Reveals The Secret Of Her Big Bum

Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal is known to be one of the actresses with a big backside.

The actress, who recently made a cameo in a musical video of Ojay has drawn trolls to herself with her frequent backside showoff.

Although she often claims to be a V, but with most raunchy photos she do post on social networks, her holy and good girl portray seems to be a mere charade.

Kids offered to buy me lunch because of my boobs – Annette Cookey

Annette Cookey came to limelight during the MTN Project Fame West Africa, when she emerged the 3rd runner-up in the 2008 edition of the contest.

The singer who started singing when she was 10 doesn’t believe that sexuality can sell music. However, she has five intimidating body parts that she has named.

Lol! AOP Freeze sends Governor Fayose a gentle Reminder ...

Lol! Freeze gently remember Governor Fayose that Aisha Buhari is the United States ...

Former Minister of Finance, Ngonzi Okonjo-Iweala shares photo with Hillary Clinton

The former Minister of Finance posted the photo in her social media page ...

OMG! French Gymnast Suffers Horrible Broken Leg at #Rio2016 (Disturbing Photo)

French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered a grotesque broken leg while performing on the vault. The immediate post-injury photo is terrifying:According to Juliet Macur on Twitter, a loud snap was heard when Said landed.

Said was stretchered off after the horrific injury.

Sex before Marriage Isn't right ... I have to test the strenght of my future Husband - Nollywood Actress

Fast-rising Yoruba actress, Empress Anu Sosanya would describe herself as a simple person but one with everything but a simple dream.

Her dream is to be one of the biggest stars there is, and she appears good on her way, as she already has a number of good movies to her credit. In this chat, she talks about her career, love and the industry.

What was growing up like?