Saturday 13 August 2016

Breaking: Nigeria's Dream Team cruise pass Denmark to qualify for #Rio2016 Semi Finals

The Nigeria U-23 team – the Dream Team VI, are into a third semi-final in 20 years after they defeated Denmark courtesy of a Mikel Obi goal, scored in the 15th minute of the first half. Mikel also provided the assist for the second goal for Osmalinspor’s Aminu Umar.

158 women, 2000 children die every day in Nigeria - One Campaign

Everyday, Nigeria loses 2000 children and 158 women due to poor access to basic healthcare, an international organisation, One Campaign, said.

The organisation also said 750,000 children die every year in Nigeria before they were five years old because of pneumonia, cholera, malaria and other preventable disease.

The Nigeria Country Representative of One Campaign, Edwin Ikhuoria, said the National Health Act could “save the lives of over 3 million mothers, newborns and children under-five years by 2022 if fully implemented by allocating 15 per cent of the nation’s budget to the health sector.”

Nollywood full of ‘I too know’ unprofessionals – Sola Fosudo

Nollywood actor, Sola Fosudo, has lambasted the movie industry for mediocre movies recently being circulated.

According to him, Nollywood has been reduced to unprofessional directors, actors, who feel they know it all.

The veteran director, speaking with the Punch said he rarely watches Nollywood movies because most of the films are not original, adding that most of the movies churned out are cheap and distasteful imitation of foreign movies adapted to suit Nigerian viewers.

Governor Dickson says he will not play politics with security in Bayelsa

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Saturday declared that he will not play partisan politics with the handling of security issues affecting the state.

Dickson, who spoke when the top echelon of the police force in the state led by the Commissioner of Police, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, paid him a visit, assured the Command of the full support of government in its efforts to rid the state of any form of crime.

PDP Crisis: Party Leaders snub Sheriff, set for convention

Governors, leaders and other members of the Peoples Democratic Party have resolved to snub the factional National Chairman of the party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, as they resolved to go ahead with the party’s national convention.

The convention holds in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, August 17.

The decision of the governors followed their inability and that of the Board of Trustees to pacify Sheriff to support the holding of the convention as scheduled.

BREAKING: Shots Fired at North Carolina Mall (VIDEO)

A North Carolina mall is on lockdown after reports of shots being fired inside. One person there posted this video of the panic that ensued:

$15bn Arms Deals: Committee traces N2bn to five children of ex-Army Chief

The Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement (CADEP) has traced about N2billion meant for the purchase of vehicles for the Nigerian Army to the accounts of five children of a former Chief of Army Staff. The Nation reports that the report by the panel states that the children of the ex-Chief of Army Staff allegedly used two companies for the deal. 

Read report below:

Rapper Vector and Beverly Naya grace the cover of Impelling Magazine (Photos)

Rapper, Vector Tha Viper and rising actress, Beverly Naya stunned on the new edition of lifestyle magazine, Impelling Magazine.

Haba! Ladies what has guys done to deserve this ...

What kind of lipsticks is this?

Jhene Aiko come for fan who accused her of cheating despite being in an 'abusive relationship'

A twitter user accused and chastised singer Jhene Aiko for cheating on her husband. She said she shouldn't have cheated on her husband just because she is in an abusive relationship. Well Jhene Aiko tweeted her reply to the user. Another fan then attacked the twitter user for her tweet to Jhene Aiko.

FRSC to enlighten road users through women

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) says it will use ongoing annual women’s “August Meeting’’ in communities in Enugu state to intensify its road safety enlightenment.

The Sector Command of the commission in the state, Mr David Mendie, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday.

Mendie said that women were in a better position to talk to their husbands and children against bad road habits.

Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO) urged Govt to enforce healthier, sustainable food system

The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO) has urged all tiers of government to enforce policies on healthier and sustainable food systems in the country in commemoration of the 2016 International Youths Day.

The General Secretary, Lagos State Chapter of the group, Mr Adekunle Aderibigbe, made the plea in a statement issued by the group and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Nigeria Army trains 93 NSCDC operatives on arms proficiency

The Nigerian Army has said that it has taken proactive steps to ensure hitch free oil exploration in the Lake Chad in line with the presidential directive.

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Victor Ezugwu, made this known in Maiduguri on Saturday.

Ezugwu spoke at the graduation of 93 personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) trained by the Army on arms proficiency in Maiduguri.

Federal Government mobilises Construction Company back to Benin/Auchi Highway

The Federal Government has mobilised back to site Reynod Construction Company (RCC), the contractor handling the dualisation of the Benin/Ehor section of the Benin/Auchi/Okene highway.

It would be recalled that the company that started the dualisation work on the highway in 2012, moved out of site late 2014 due to non-payment. 

NDLEA nabs Man With N9.8 million in fake currency notes

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a certain Mohammed Adamu  in Kwara for possessing N9.8 million in fake currency notes in N1,000 denominations.

The NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Apeh Reuben, said the suspect concealed the fake notes in a carton of noodles wrapped with cello-tape.

He said that the suspect was arrested by NDLEA Jebba Command while on transit to Kano on Aug. 9, 2016.

#Rio2016: NFF blames delays in payment of Dream Team's Allowance to TSA Policy

The Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy has been blamed for the delay in the payment of allowances and bonuses of players and coaching crew of the Dream Team VI in Rio. 

A statement issued by Ademola Olajire, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Assistant Director of Communications quoted the federation’s President Amaju Pinnick as saying so when he communicated with the team’s handler Samson Siasia, on telephone.

Lol! See What Happens When a Nigeria ask Rwandan President for His Daughter Hand in Marriage

Rwanda President, Paul Kagame, on Saturday, August 13 showed that he doesn't welcome jokes when it comes to his beautiful daughter after a Nigerian “jokingly” asked for his daughter’s hand in marriage on social media. 

Bar Baric, a Nigerian Twitter user posted pictures of the president’s beautiful daughter -Ange Kagame on his timeline, while making his “marriage” interest known to her father.

SHOCKING: See how a Head of Service stole Millions of Worker's Funds

Cecilia Udo Essien, the immediate former Head of Civil Service in Akwa Ibom state, has allegedly diverted millions of naira of state funds. 

According to Sahara Reporters, the stolen funds were supposed to pay the entitlements of indigenes of Akwa Ibom who worked with the Cross River Hotel Tourism Board.

Some of the affected workers from Akwa Ibom said that their counterparts from Cross River State were reabsorbed into the state’s civil service and duly paid off, but those from Akwa Ibom state were abandoned. 

#Rio2016: Chierika Ukogu finishes second in rowing finals but She didn't get any Medal (Read Why)

Nigeria’s Chierika Ukogu who has emerged 2nd in women’s single 100m sculls final D, unfortunately she does not qualify for a medal but her achievement would mean her ranking would definitely shoot up.

Nollywood Actress Ireti Doyle wants rape offenders to be castrated

Nollywood actress, Ireti Doyle, is of the opinion that men found wanting in such wicked act should be castrated. Doyle stated this in an interview published by Punch News on Saturday, August 13, 2016. 

She said, “In Nigeria, as in almost everywhere in the world, I do not think that rape cases are handled properly often times.”

To prove that he is not GAY, Popular Actor Swears with Koran on National TV

Lol, this is very serious ... Popular Hausa (Kannywood) actor, Adam Zango, recently went on Desmin's TV to refute claims that he is gay. 

Adam held a Koran and swore that he was not gay and will never be. 

JUST IN: Army apprehends two Niger Delta Avengers members

The Nigerian Navy, on Saturday, August 13 paraded two suspects believed to members of the dreaded militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA)

Parading the suspects at the Warri Naval Base, Warri, Commander, NNS Delta, Commodore Joseph Dzunve said the suspects were behind series of attack on oil and gas facilities especially in Warri South West Council Area of the state.

Ibrahimovic claims he brought Pogba back to Manchester United

We all know Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not the shy and retiring type — and his latest Instagram post is cast-iron proof.

Manchester United landed the super Swede on a free transfer in the summer and followed that up with the world record purchase of Paul Pogba for £89.3 million.

Godfrey Gaiya | Nigerians deserve good football administration

Godfrey Gaiya, a former Chairman of House of Representatives’ Committee on Sports, on Friday in Abuja said Nigerian football deserved the best in FIFA’s ranking.

He was speaking against the backdrop of FIFA’s August ranking which moved Nigeria from the 70th position in the world to its latest 67th position.

Gaiya said the time was when Nigeria got to the fifth position in FIFA’s rating, saying “nothing stops the country from rotating now among the best 10 teams in the world’’.

‘This is the last economic hardship Nigerians will go through’ - APC Chairman

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, says President Muhammadu Buhari is determined to bequeath a Nigeria that can provide plentiful opportunities to its people.

Odigie-Oyegun said this on Friday in Abuja on the occasion of the 77th birthday party organised in honour by the APC’s workers.

The chairman appealed to Nigerians to support the efforts of the administration in building a solid foundation for a better tomorrow for all Nigerian youths.

Woman found roaming around 3rd mainland bridge yesterday

According to this twitter user, this lady was found wandering on third mainland bridge yesterday August 12th. She couldn't remember anything about herself. She has been handed over to the Lagos state government. Anyone who knows her should please go to the Lagos state General Hospital where she is currently being attended to. 

Alex Iwobi and his Pretty Girlfriend go on date with friends (Photo)

Beautiful people!

Abdulmumin Jibrin, writes on money laundering in the House of Reps

As shared in his Facebook Page today:
There is no better time than now for the EFCC to Revisit the multi billion naira money-laundry allegations in the House of Representatives The money laundry issues has become a pattern over the years in the House. 

Breaking: Newly promoted Hull City beats last Season Champions Leicester City 2-1

Hull 2-1 Leicester [Hernandez, Snodgrass - Mahrez] bad start to their title defence from Leicester 

Hull City return to the big time this lunchtime with the visit of Champions Leicester.

After one of the most disrupted pre-seasons in Premier League history, the Tigers kick-off without a permanent manager and just 13 senior players fit for action.

My sexy pregnant wife by Charly Boy

Read his article below....

I remember back in the days, when I was in the baby making business. I always admired, loved, pampered and overprotected my wife, more. That's how come I was witness to the birth of our last two girls, (now grown ass women). Yea, I loved her more each time I gave her a Big Bang belly.

She glowed more, in my eyes she was sexier,(still is). Don't know about you, but there is something sexy about pregnant women that always suggests that they should be treated and handled with tender, loving, care. They are not only special but sexy as well.

Actress Omoni Oboli narrates how God healed her son

Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli shared an amazing testimony via her Instagram page, revealing how God healed her son Gozi, when they discovered he had a lump in his breast. Sharing a video of him playing basketball energetically.

Omoni wrote:

Rapper Tyga reportedly gets hair implant (Photos)

The rapper who is slightly bald was seen with fuller hair while frolicking at the beach with girlfriend Kylie Jenner this week. With weave transplants, they sew hair into a man’s scalp, then comb it over to fill in the gaps.

Black Woman who Planned to Join ISIS with Fiancé is Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

A Mississippi college student who tried to disguise a trip to Syria to join ISIS as her honeymoon has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on terror charges.

Vicksburg native Jaelyn Young, 20, sobbed in court during her sentencing by U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock on Thursday. She pleaded guilty in March to one count of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

Goodluck Jonathan reveals Why they Had the Largest Economy in Africa During His Tenure

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigerian youths were the reason the country had the largest economy in Africa during his tenure.

This is coming after Nigeria lost the spot to South Africa as a result of the instability of the naira.

Celebrating young people on the occasion of the International Youth Day, Jonathan said youths would continue to be his inspiration.

Police Concludes Investigations, Reveals Findings over #SaveMayowa Controversy

After investigating the debate surrounding the funding and medical treatment of Mayowa Ahmed, the Lagos State Police command says it has not been able to establish any case of fraud against Ahmed or members of her family.

This was disclosed by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos, in a statement on Friday.

Billion Shades of Beauty: Checkout New Photos of Oil Billionaire, Indimi’s Daughter

Billionaire oil tycoon, Mohammed Indimi’s daughter, Adama Indimi took to her social media page to dazzle her online followers as she releases new photos.

The billionaire’s daughter who looks absolutely stunning in the newly released photos rolled the shots out to celebrate her birthday.

Sean Tizzle reveals SHOCKING Methods Girls Use In Making Celebs a Baby Daddy

Nigerian artiste, Sean Tizzle who claimed the media ruined his relationship with Billionaire, Femi Otedola’s daughter, DJ Cuppy, has given men advice against collecting condoms from girls.

The artiste in an interview with Vanguard revealed his take on the Baby mama trend in the music industry.

Read excerpts from the interview below:

OMG! Read what happened when Actor OC Ukeje Got Aroused On Set

Nollywood actor, OC Ukeje, has in an interview revealed that his body had betrayed him before on set. The actor noted that he got aroused on set while acting a romantic scene.

Disclosing that he isn’t above the temptation, the actor noted that things could sometimes get out of control on set.

He said: “It has happened to me before that I was moved when acting a romantic scene but when it happened, I was involved with the actor in real life. I cannot speak for other films I am going to do later.

#Rio2016: Another African-American Olympian Makes History

An American Michelle Carter caused a major upset at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics by winning the women’s Shot put on the opening night of the track and field events at the Olympics.

Carter beat out favorite New Zealand’s Valerie Adams, with a throw of 20.63m. Adams had won the event in 2008 and 2012, and had not lost since 2010. Adams won silver yesterday with a throw of 20.42m.

Linda Ikeji, Chigurl & Irabor share their views on the 'Pressure to Marry Before 30'

In an exclusive interview with Genevieve Magazine alongside two other women, self acclaimed richest blogger in Africa, Linda Ikeji, admitted that she’s under “intense pressure” to find a husband, adding that she is fed up of being constantly prodded by “family and friends” to get married.

The celebrity blogger, popular Lagos OAP and comic actress, Chigurl, as well as Sonia Irabor spoke on the subject, ‘Pressure To Marry Before 30′.

Below are excerpts from the chat;

5 Words Nigerians Use That Actually Don't Exist ... No 4 is So true!

Nigerians are one of the most creative people on the planet. While non-Nigerians may doubt my assertion, till they manage to invent a popular version of English like we did (Pidgin English), they can keep on doubting.

Although there are many awesome things Nigerians do, we do have some face palm moments. Don’t laugh too hard at the five words Nigerians use that don’t exist in the English dictionary.

Read What Happened Next When A Bus Driver Bites Lagos Police Officer In Public

Monday Asien, a commercial bus driver, has been arraigned in court.

The man who is said to have allegedly bitten a police officer on official duty, appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday.

According to The Nation, Asien, 45, a resident of Makinde Street, Alausa, Ikeja in Lagos State, is facing a two-count charge of threats to life and assault.

6 Feared Dead As Hausa, Ibo Clash In Imo (Very Graphic Photos)

No fewer than six persons were reportedly killed while several others injured in a clash between the indigenes of Akowa in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo state and Hausa people living in the community.

According to reports, the incident occurred on Friday evening, when a Hausa man killed two locals before taking his own life. This lead to reprisal attacks from the indigenes leading to the death of four others and loss of properties.

Guys, these are 5 S*x Moves You Think She Likes, But Doesn't

You’ve been around the block once or twice, and no, we’re not talking alternate side of the street parking. We’re talking sex. You’ve done your homework, boned up on the finer points of doing the deed, and when it comes to getting busy between the sheets—or whatever your locale of choice—you can be trusted to bring it on, bring it home and just…bring it. You’re the man. The love guru. A sexual rock star. But you know what? You might be mistaken. While you may be certain your performance is hitting all the right notes, in reality, your off-key love song can potentially get you sacked in the sack. (But always remember: all women were not created equal, especially on the playing field of sexual yeas and nays. One girl’s thrill is another’s What are you doing?here are 5 things yo need to know to put you back on track!

Despicable! Politician Loses One Eye After Hitman Poured Him Acid Inside His Office (Photo)

A politician is in critical condition after he was attacked by a hit-man who splashed him with acid.

He is alleged to have lost an eye in the shocking attack. According to The Kenyans, Mr Chege Muhoro, who is also a businessman, was in his office at Kimende Town when the attack happened.

Major Curves Alert! See the Assets this Nigeria Student Carries (PHOTOS)

This is Phat Chyna. She is a very curvy Nigerian lady with an outstanding bum which befits her brief stature as well as a nice bosom to match.

Her name was adapted from that of the American star and former stripper, Blac Chyna, who also boasts of a massive bum.

#Edo2016: Dear Edo State Students Win Big In The #talk2obaseki Tweet Empowerment Cc @goedo2016

Students and young professionals in Edo State it is time to tweet and be empowered in the #Talk2Obaseki Empowerment programme.

More details will be unfolded soon

#Rio2016: Uproar among Nigerian Athletes as Officials Refuse to Release Funds Approved by FG

There might be some confusions in the Nigerian camp at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games over the non-release of funds to athletes and officials.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) it has been gathered that the Federal Government had already approved funds for the athletes and officials to meet certain obligations.

However, a reliable source told NAN there that the budget for each of the federations and the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) had yet to be released by officials of the Federal Ministry of Sports. Some athletes had begun to complain of poor kitting , especially warm clothing, there.

See the steamy photos transgender shared online

This is Miss saHHara, a Nigerian who was born a man but transitioned into a woman.

Miss saHHara is a British Nigerian beauty queen, fashion model, singer/songwriter, and a human rights advocate.

OMG! After lighting 175kg at #Rio2016 this Athletes Collapses

A Finnish weightlifter collapsed off the stage after passing out as he celebrated a lift. Milko Olavi Tokola suffered a severe drop is blood pressure as he walked off the stage after hoisting 175kg above his head.

After initially raising his fists in the air in celebration, he rose back to his feet to walk out of the arena.