Sunday 14 August 2016

Aww! Emma Ugolee Writes Emotional Piece to Linda Ikeji Over Undying Love at the Hospital (Photo)

Popular television host and veteran broadcaster for HIP television, has written a heart-touching message to celeb blogger, Linda Ikeji over her love and support. 

Unbelievable! Prophet Threatens to Kill Man After Sleeping with the Church Member's Wife (Photos)

A prophet with a church has allegedly threatened to kill a church member after his adulterous affair with the man's wife were exposed. 

Benjamin “Stailodge” Mashange, a Harare prophet with the Johanne Masowe eChishanu Church, has allegedly threatened to kill a congregant after his adulterous affair with the man’s wife came to light.

According to H-Metro News, Zimbabwe, the cleric whose current location is unknown since he was evacuated from his previous residence at number 11 Parklane Court in the city is said to have had an affair with a married woman, Febbie Muromba, 27.

#Rio2016: Nigerian Boxer Knocks Out Opponent in Round One (Photo)

It took Nigeria's Efe Ajagba just 23 seconds to knockout his Trinidad & Tobago opponent, Nigel Paul in Boxing Super Heavyweight 91kg category of Rio 2016 Olympics.

Referee instructs Efe Ajagba to a corner after he knocked down his opponent.

Linda Ikeji Set To Launch Her Tv & Radio Show (See Photos)

Linda Ikeji is almost set to launch her dream Television and Radio program as she took to her Instagram page and shared some photos which reveal the completion of her studio, her office, and her personal lounge.

Falling Hero | Boko Haram Kills Another Gallant Nigerian Soldier (Photo)

Jibrin also called 'Reguz' by friends was killed by Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east. His colleagues described him as one who is always ready for duty.

Abuja-Kaduna Rail Service bags N5 Million Income in 2 Weeks

The Abuja-Kaduna train service seems to be raking in alot of funds for the federal government at a critical period when all hands have been on deck to salvage the economy in the face of dipping oil revenue. 

The Abuja-Kaduna train service recorded N5 million income within the first two weeks of operation, Mr Fidet Ikhiria, Acting Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has said.

Ikhiria made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) while travelling on the train from Abuja to Kaduna on Saturday. The Managing Director of NAN, Mr Bayo Onanuga and the Editor-in-Chief, NAN, Mr Ado Lawal, were also on board.

Nigeria Airforce to Launch Aerial Operation in South-South

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said that the Nigerian Air Force would soon launch an aerial operation to protect critical infrastructure and the people of the South-South.

Abubakar said that having substantially addressed the security situation in the North East, the main focus of the NAF was to prevent the destruction of the nation’s infrastructure.

Federal Government Reacts To Chibok Girls Video Release

The Federal Government has said it is doing everything possible to secure the release of the Chibok girls, and put an end to the horrible saga of their abduction.

Reacting to the latest video of some of the girls, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that the government is in touch with those purportedly behind the video.

South Sudan | Clashes Flare In Southwest Of Country's Capital

Fighting flared late on Saturday in south-west of the capital of South Sudan between forces loyal to the President and those backing the opposition.

This is coming after clashes last month raised fears of a slide back into civil war.

Steven Lodu Onseimo, the Information Minister for Yei region where Saturday’s clashes took place, told Reuters that two civilians and a soldier were killed, but said the area was calm on Sunday.

Witnesses had reported heavy gunfire around Yei, which lies on a road linking the capital Juba with neighboring Uganda. The government and opposition each blamed the other side.

Nigeria Army Declares 3 Persons Wanted Over Links With Boko Haram Video

The Nigerian Army has declared three persons wanted in connection with the latest video of the abducted Chibok girls released by Boko Haram on Sunday.

Spokesman for the Army, Colonel Sani Usman, said that the suspects, Ahmed Salkida, (Ambassador) Ahmed U. Bolori and Aisha Wakil had information on the conditions and the exact location of these girls.

They were abducted on April 14, 2014 from their school’s dormitory in Chibok, while they were preparing for their Secondary School Certificate examinations.

Arsenal loses Premier League Opener to Liverpool in a Seven Goals Encounter

A devilishly exciting game saw the visitors come from behind to lead by three before having to stave off a late fightback from their hosts in a memorable encounter

Liverpool were forced to hold off a resurgent Arsenal as Jurgen Klopp's men clung on to begin their 2016-17 Premier League season with an enthralling 4-3 victory at Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

In a remarkable encounter, Liverpool fell behind as Theo Walcott, who had missed a penalty a minute earlier, gave Arsenal a deserved lead.

SHOCKING | Couple found dead in Ebonyi farm

The Ebonyi Police Command has confirmed the discovery of man and his wife’s corpses inside a farm at Mgbalaeze–Isu, in Onicha Local Government Area of the state.

Chijioke Ani, 36 was found hanging in the farm and his wife battered, in a manner locals suspected to be murder.

DSP George Okafor, the command’s Public Relations Officer told NAN on Sunday in Abakaliki that investigations into the cause of their death has commenced.

Former President GEJ Visits Election Results Center in Zambia (PHOTOS)

Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has visited the Election Results Center in Zambia to give a situation report on the happening in the field.

Dr. Goodluck Jonathan is the head of the AU election observer team in the  Zambia elections

My Cook, My ATM pre-wedding photo

Another pre-wedding photo ... Photo credit: Klalaphotography/Instagram

See how Notorious B.I.G's daughter is all grown up (Photos)

That's the late rapper with his daughter T'yanna, born in 1993 by his ex. And she's pictured this week with her half-brother,  Christopher Jordan Wallace, born in 1996 by Biggie's ex-wife, Faith Evans. T’yanna is currently working diligently to promote a new clothing line which uses her father’s imagery.

#Savemayowa: Linda Ikeji apologise to the Family For Posting Fake Scam story about the fundraising

People who know me well will tell you that the easiest and fastest way to get money out of me is to tell me you’re sick. I hate seeing people that helpless. Over the years, I’ve donated and also used my platform to raise money for several sick people, including Mayowa Ahmed. Early morning on July 28th, I received a call saying the #SaveMayowa campaign was a scam. That the lady was terminally ill and the family had no intentions of using the money raised for her health to treat her as they had no invite from the hospital in Atlanta, neither did she even have a visa to the US. 

See this creative pre-wedding photo

Couples and photographers are getting very creative

Imam and his assistant shot dead in New York City (PHOTOS)

An imam and his assistant were fatally shot in broad daylight attack as they left afternoon prayers yesterday in New York City

Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and Thara Uddin, 64, were shot in the head by a man who approached them from behind in Queens shortly before 2pm on Saturday, August 13, police said.

Akonjee, a father-of-seven, and Uddin were both pronounced dead later on. The imam had moved to New York from Bangladesh two years ago and was close friends with Mr Uddin. Police said there was nothing at this stage to indicate that the men were shot because they were Muslim.

Say What | Black footballer turns down Queens MBE, because it would be betrayal of Africans who suffered under British empire

Howard Gayle, the first black footballer to play for Liverpool has turned down an MBE nomination. The 58-year-old Toxteth-born footballer said it would be "a betrayal" to Africans who suffered at the hands of the British Empire.

Kid Cudi calls Jhene Aiko a ‘bum b**ch' for allegedly cheating on Nigerian Husband

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Jhene Aiko's producer husband Dot Da Genius produces music for rapper Kid Cudi and the two men are very close. So here's what happened. A few days ago, Nigerian OAP Osi Suave re-tweeted one of Kid Cudi's old tweets where he warned Jhene Aiko not to hurt Dot Da Genius or he'll kill her. Cudi replied to the tweet, calling Jhene a bum b**ch. Jhene filed for divorce two weeks ago months after she began an affair with Big Sean 

Ekiti State | PDP Spokesperson attacked by Armed men in State Capital

Lere Olayinka, Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose's spokesman shared the above ...

Popular American Gospel Singers Donnie McClurkin and Nicole C Mullen are engaged

American gospel singers Donnie McClurkin and Nicole C. Mullen are getting married. Donnie McClurkin made the announcement when he appeared on TBN's long -running "Praise the Lord" ministry show on Thursday night.

Rumors that McClurkin and Mullen, 49, were dating started circulating after the two stepped out together at the 2015 Stellar Awards. But the gospel singers never made an official announcement about their romance until Thursday.

Three Nigerians nabs for fraudulently obtaining $650,000 from victims’ credit cards

United States, US, financial crimes investigators have reportedly nabbed three Nigerians – Shalewa Olayinka, 53, Christy Tifase and Maxwell Ezenwa for their alleged connection in a large-scale credit card scheme that allegedly used two Southwest Houston businesses to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars.

According to Daily Mail, it is reported that Olayinka had applied for 116 credit cards which he subsequently obtained from eight different financial institutions in 12 other people’s names.

He allegedly applies for the credit card using a victim’s information and then steals the card out of his or her mailbox when the card arrives.

Reports | Dozens of abducted Chibok girls feared killed in military airstrikes

A number of kidnapped Chibok girls may have been killed in an ongoing military air strikes on Boko Haram positions in Sambisa forest.

Ahmad Salkida, a journalist with links to Boko Haram, in a series of tweets yesterday on his Tweeter Handle @ContactSalkida, confirmed watching “horrifying” images of some of the Chibok girls allegedly killed by the Nigerian military airstrikes.

Minister of Sports says they won't pay Dream Team winning bonuses at #Rio2016

Nigeria’s Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said that the country’s U-23 team will not receive any winning bonus, except the camp allowance all Team Nigeria athletes will be paid.

The Dream Team VI are in the semi-final of the men’s football competition, after beating Denmark 2-0 on Saturday.

But Dalung has confirmed that they will only get remaining camp allowances for 11 days.

Breaking: Boko Haram releases new SHOCKING video of abducted #Chibokgirls

According to a post by twitter user @ContactSalkida, he says Jama‘atu Ahlil Sunnah Li-Da‘awati Wal-Jihad has released a video showing the abducted #Chibokgirls and restating their demands. Although the authenticity of the video is yet to be confirmed by Nigeria Security Agencies.

APGA commends Federal Govt for releasing IPOB members, begs for Nnamdi Kanu

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Dr. Victor Oye, has commended the Federal Government for granting freedom to some detained supporters of the Indigenous People of Biafra.

Oye in as statement yesterday described the government’s gesture as bold, patriotic and the surest way to peace and unity of Nigeria, which he said was non-negotiable.

He, however, called on the government to release the acclaimed leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, to enable him to go home and “take care of his young family”.

#Rio2016: Nigeria's D’Tigers beat Croatia to claim their first win

D’Tigers earned their first win at the 2016 Olympic Basketball Tournament by creating the biggest upset to date in the competition with a 90-76 defeat of Croatia on Saturday night.

With the victory, the African champions improved to 1-3 to keep alive their hopes of advancing to the quarter-finals, with Croatia dropping to 2-2.

Croatia led 28-21 at the end the first quarter but Nigeria outscored them 22-11 in the second to take a 43-39 half-time lead.

Michael Umeh hit 5-of-8 three-pointers for 16 first half points.

Police arrest wife for breaking arms, legs of five-year old stepson

A housewife, Fatimoh Olanrewaju, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly breaking the arms and legs of her five-year old stepson, Iyanu Olanrewaju.

The boy is currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, after he was admitted on Thursday.

The suspect, now in custody of the Anti-Human Trafficking Department of the police command, was said to have committed the crime at Onihale village, along old Abeokuta-Lagos expressway.

Japan Billionaire Pledges $30,000 to Each Nigerian Player If they Win Olympic Gold Medal

A benefactor has promised a bonus of $30,000 to each Nigerian player should they win gold at the Rio 2016 men's Olympic football tournament in Brazil.

Celebrated Japanese plastic surgeon Katsuya Takasu announced his desire to reward the 1996 Olympic football champions, along with $20,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze after hearing about their financial woes.

Sultan of Sokoto | Muslims wants nothing but a very peaceful and stable Nigeria

Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has canvassed fair treatment for Muslims across the nation.

According to him, Muslims want nothing but a very peaceful and stable Nigeria.

The Sultan spoke in Benin City at the General Assembly and Executive National Council Meeting of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).

The United States brands Nigeria as one of the world’s worst violators of religious freedom

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is recommending that the State Department add Nigeria and six other countries to its list of 10 nations that engage in the worst violations of religious rights.

USCIRF wants Nigeria, Central African Republic, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, and Vietnam be designated as CPCs [Countries of Particular Concern].

However, “non-state actors such as Da’esh [also known as ISIS or the Islamic State] and Boko Haram continued to rank amongst the most egregious abusers of religious freedom in the world,” according to the International Religious Freedom Report for 2015 released by the State Department.

MFM refutes reports that are members were arrested for Drug Trafficking

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Church, popularly called MFM, has denied that eight Nigerians arrested by Cambodian authorities for alleged drug trafficking are its members.

Eight Nigerians were on Tuesday arraigned in Cambodia for allegedly using the MFM premises to deal in illicit drugs.

Borno State | NDLEA Nab A Policeman With 126 Kilograms Of Cannabis

The Borno State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Wednesday that it has arrested a serving policeman and now known drug baron with 126 kilogrammes of Indian hemp also known as cannabis.

According to reports by Sahara Reporters, the Commandant, Mr Ona Ogilegwu told newsmen in Maiduguri that the suspect was arrested at Njimtilo checkpoint at the outskirts of the State capital by NDLEA agents.

Kano Floods | 18 People dead, Property worth N347 Million destroyed

The Zonal Coordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),  Mr. Musa Ilallah, has said that no fewer than 18 persons lost their lives from recent floods.

Mr. Ilallah also said property worth millions of Naira were destroyed by floods in 22 local government areas of Kano State in the past two weeks, according to a press statement.

According to him, properties including houses and farmlands worth more than N700 million were lost to the floods affecting about 1000 victims.

Okah brothers slams Former President GEJ with N5 billion Lawsuit

The Okah brothers, Messrs. Henry Emomotimi Okah, and Charles Tonbra Okah, have slammed a N5 billion lawsuit against former President Goodluck Jonathan and his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, for allegedly breaching their fundamental right to fair hearing with a press statement issued on August 8.

One of them, Charles Okah, also alleged that some top federal government officials visited him at Kuje Prisons in Abuja to endorse the second term ambition of the ex-President with an offer of one million US dollars, which he rejected. Their solicitor, Timipa Jenkins Okponipere Esq., in a statement, yesterday night, confirmed that he had received the instruction of the Okah brothers to sue both Jonathan and Eze.

Renowned Kaduna APC Chieftain Kidnapped

A top chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Dr. Abdulmalik Mohammed Durunguwa, has been kidnapped, according to a source in the office of the Inspector General of Police.

Durunguwa, who is a large scale farmer and businessman, was kidnapped on Friday in Kaduna at gunpoint.