Tuesday 16 August 2016

Bayelsa State | Thugs attack protesting council workers, journalists

There was pandemonium at the secretariat of Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, on Tuesday as thugs descended heavily on workers protesting backlog of unpaid salaries.

The thugs reportedly used bottles, stones and other weapons in the attack that injured the workers who were demanding the release of the Federal Government’s bailout fund.

Journalists were not also spared in the attack as some of them sustained injuries and had to scale the fence to escape the violence.

Sports Minister says Nigeria will not leave #Rio2016 without medals

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said Nigeria will not leave the ongoing Olympics in Rio, Brazil without a medal. A statement by the press officer of Team Nigeria, Tony Ubani, said Dalung said this after receiving a N30 million assistance to the Nigerian Team from a commercial bank.

So Sad! Nigerian Footballer dies during training at Azerbaijani club

20 year old Nigerian footballer, Michael Umanyika died yesterday August 15th while training with Azerbaijani First Division club, Zagatala PFK. Azerbaijani is a a country in the Transcaucasian region, situated between Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe.

Johnny Depp settle domestic violence case with Amber Heard

According to TMZ, Amber Heard has dismissed her domestic violence restraining order petition against her estranged husband, Johnny Depp, as the case has settled. Read the report below:

Amber and Johnny filed legal docs Tuesday in which Amber withdrew her request for a restraining order. She had alleged Johnny brutalized her on May 21 but now the case is over. She dismissed the case with prejudice, meaning she can never re-file it.

Paul Pogba has a new pink hairdo ... (See Photos/Video)

Paul Labile Pogba, the world's most expensive player, who plays for English club Manchester United and the France national team, shared a look at his new pink hairdo, via his Instagram page.

Watch video below:

What Should I Do? I need S*x Four Times Everyday, But My Boyfriend is Lazy

Please, don't Judge me.

I have been dating this guy for 5 months now and it’s been crazy! We have s*x like thrice in a week and it’s killing me because I want it over four times a day everyday!

I live with him in his hostel in school.

Pls Help! Everytime I Meet My Cousin We Always End Up Having S*x

A girl is in need of urgent help to stop a very bad habit. According to Yoanswers, the girl has been sleeping with her cousin for a long time now and can't seem to stop.

Read below:

Somebody please help me. I am really close with my big cousin and we have always had a connection. I am 15 and he is 17 and we have quite a big family so there is quite a lot of family get-togethers.

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From a Tea Boy to a Millionaire Businessman ... Read Inspiring Story of a Teenager (PHOTO)

A former tea boy at a finance firm has made a shocking transformation after successufully working his way up the ladder of success.

Dailymail reports that Robert Mfune, a college student made a thousands of pounds trading from his bedroom while working part-time shifts at McDonald's. He was just 16 when he learned the basics of binary trading by running errands at a finance firm after classes.

See the Nigerian Man Contesting for State Election in Germany (Photo)

A Nigerian citizen is currently vying for a public office in Germany, Europe with the news proudly being discussed in the Nigerian media space. 

Mr Charles Njoku is a Nigerian of South Eastern Origin who is running for a public office in Germany.

Yay or Nay! See the controversial semi-nude dress that has got everyone talking (PHOTOS)

This bizarre dress was proudly worn by a shameless young lady which reveals her body parts, has met condemnations, mixed reactions and criticisms by angry online users who found it inappropriate.

The identity of the lady and where she wore the dress to was not ascertained as at the time of filing this report.

Crisis rocks Ondo APC as Members Impeach Chairman Over Tinubu's Endorsement

Some members of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State on Tuesday, has claimed that they have impeached the chairman for his involvement in the endorsement of an aspirant ahead of the governorship primaries. 

The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State on Tuesday erupted in a crisis with some members claiming they have impeached the chairman, Isaacs Kekemeke, for his involvement in the endorsement of an aspirant ahead of the governorship primaries slated for August 27.

See Uncompleted Church Building that is Now a Renowned S*x Ground (PHOTOS)

This is the uncompleted church building that is causing some controversy. The church group’s house of worship (name withheld) was started some time ago, and is still not finished after seven years.

However, according to Daily Sun SA, ever since the walls went up, strange noises started coming from the place at night.

Fearing ghosts had moved in, residents went to look in the day – and found out that the holy ground had become a place where people have s*x at night.

IBB at 75: I'm not an 'Evil Genius' as Portrayed - IBB Says

To mark his 75th birthday, Former Head of States Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), has said he is not the evil genius that many people consider him to be. 

While speaking with journalists at his residence in Minna, Niger state, on Tuesday, former Nigerian head of state, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), says he is not the evil genius that many people consider him to be, adding that he would make the national assembly optional if he had the chance to, because of a need to cut down the cost of governance.

Say What | Female Athlete 'Dives' Across Finish Line to Win Gold Medal at #Rio2016

Female Olympian, Shaunae Miller, representing the Bahamas has shocked the world with a dive feat which earned her a place in the competition’s Gold ranking table.

The sprinter who pulled what has been described as one of the wildest and most spectacular finishes in the Rio 2016 competition finished first in the women’s 400m race as she dived her way across the finish line.

Running Bride: She Ran away from Her Wedding after Discovering Her Man Isn’t A Chevron Staff

According to a Facebook user who shared the photos yesterday,a bride just discovered that her man is not a Chevron staff as he claims to be and called off her wedding in Akwa Ibom.Below is what she wrote…..


Manchester City signs Spanish defender

Manchester City has completed the signing of Pablo Mari from Spanish outfit Gimnastic, it was announced on Monday. 

Gimnastic confirmed in a statement the 22-year-old Mari had been signed by Pep Guardiola's side. 

However, reports in Spain suggest the defender will be loaned out to second division side Girona for the 2015-16 season.

Former FIFA President dies

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has died in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 100, according to reports in Brazil.

Havelange was the first non-European chief of world football's governing body between 1974 and 1998, when he was succeeded by Sepp Blatter and received the title of honorary president.

He resigned from the latter largely ceremonial role in 2013 after a report by FIFA's ethics chairman Hans-Joachim Eckert ruled he had taken bribes as part of a scandal involving the now-defunct International Sports and Leisure (ISL) sports marketing agency.

PDP boycotts court’s order, sets to hold convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to hold its national convention slated for Wednesday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in spite of an interim order stopping the exercise.

Prince Dayo Adeyeye, member of PDP National Caretaker Committee in charge of Publicity gave this indication on Monday.

Adeyeye said that the party’s attention had been drawn “once again to another act of judicial recklessness’’ by the Honourable Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Okon Abang of the purported suspension of the party convention.

See Gbege! Taxi driver crushes LASTMA officer’s leg

A Lagos taxi driver Sunday Agbariko on Monday crushed the leg of an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) in Ketu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

The driver, driving a Nissan Primera with registration number FKJ 762 QX severely crushed the leg of the officer, Olayemi Isiaka while trying to escape out of LASTMA’s Ketu office.

The driver, in a desperate attempt to escape from the Authority’s crushed the victim who was standing by the entrance gate. Before his attempted escape, Agbariko was arrested by a LASTMA officer for reckless and dangerous driving and also for violating relevant section of the state Traffic law.

Dr Kayode Fayemi disowns fraudulent facebook account

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has dissociated himself from unscrupulous activities of some individuals who defraud unsuspecting Nigerians, using phony facebook accounts in his name.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant, Media, to the Minister, Olayinka Oyebode, and made available to newsmen on Monday in Abuja.

It said the fraudsters, operating through different phony Facebook accounts with the minister’s photograph, usually use the platforms to advertise fraudulent financial aid programmes, business proposals and other nefarious activities.

Unknown Gunmen kidnap 16 from Luxury Restaurant

Mexican authorities were searching Monday for as many as 16 people who were abducted by gunmen from an upscale restaurant in the resort city of Puerto Vallarta.

The mass kidnapping from the La Leche restaurant, located on the main drag of the city’s hotel district, happened around 1 a.m. local time, authorities said.

Dwindling Economy | Bread price goes up in Lagos

The Lagos State Association Of Master Bakers and Caterers Of Nigeria, will on Wednesday increase the price of bread by 20 percent.

Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos, the chairman of the association, Prince Jacob Adejorin, lamented the high cost of producing bread and called on the Federal Government to look into the high cost of baking ingredients.

According to him, the prices of baking ingredients like flour, sugar, diesel, salt yeast, kerosene and nylon have tripled without any corresponding measures to reduce the hardship on bakers.

UN chief reveals that 130 million people depend on aid to survive

No fewer than 130 million people depend on humanitarian aid to survive, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message for the 2016 World Humanitarian Day campaign.

The Day is commemorated on August 19 and the theme for this year’s campaign is ‘World You’d Rather’.

VP Osinbajo says Govt will train 100,000 graduates as extension workers

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that the Federal Government will train 100,000 graduates as extension workers out of the 500,000 graduates to be engaged as teachers.

He made the declaration while launching the agricultural sector roadmap entitled: “The Green Alternative: Agriculture Promotion policy 2016 to 2020’’ in Abuja.

The vice president also called for policy alignment of all government’s economic plans.

Nigeria Troops kill 3 insurgents, rescues 88 in Bama, Borno

Troops on clearance operations in the North-East have rescued 88 people in Bama Local Government Area of Borno and killed three during an encounter.

A statement signed by Col. Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, in Abuja on Tuesday, said 28 people of those rescued, claimed they escaped from Bula Musa village.

Usman said the 28 people comprised two men, nine women and 17 children, adding that the troops killed three terrorists during separate encounter.

#UsElection: Polls shows that Majority of U.S. youth rejects Donald Trump

A report on Tuesday in Washington said the majority of U.S. youths had rejected Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump’s strategy of wooing young supporters of Bernie Sanders, former Democratic presidential candidate.

The latest USA Today/Rock-the-Vote poll released showed that in spite of his strategy of patching bipartisan coalition by appealing to young supporters of Sanders, a new poll found that his populist play had failed among millennial.

Zimbabwe buys 2 drones to fight elephant poaching

Zimbabwe has acquired two drones in its biggest wildlife sanctuary in the west to combat poaching of elephants, an official has said.

Cephas Mudenda, a board member of the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA), told parliament late on Monday that the aim was to protect one of its top tourist attractions.

Mudenda said that the agency had bought two drones, as well as sniffer dogs from South Africa to do the job.

Drama! Singer Adele Says She Declined to Play 2017 Super Bowl Halftime Show, NFL and Pepsi Refutes Her Claims

Adele performed at the Staples Center in Los Angeles over the weekend, where she addressed some rumors about her potentially performing at next year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show (as well as her not being pregnant). “I’d like to tell you I’m not doing the Super Bowl. I mean, come on,” she said. “That show is not about music, and I don’t dance or anything like that. They were very kind, they did ask me, but I did say no.”

#Rio2016: "We are ready to die to wrestle the Olympic Gold" - Mikel Obi

Nigerians appear to pin hopes in Dream Team VI, going by the steady manner that the team has been inching toward the medal zone in the ongoing Rio Olympic Games’ soccer event. Even though the team had been dogged by a myriad of problems, thrown at them by the haphazard manner of preparation for big events including the ongoing Olympics, the team has hardly let that come in between them and victory when it mattered most.

Unknown Gunmen attack CBN Bullion Vans, Kill Two Policemen

Two mobile policemen were killed in the early hours of Tuesday at Hawan Kibo along Jos – Abuja road as armed robbers attacked a convoy of bullion vans belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Our correspondent gathered that the bullion vans and their retinue of armed mobile policemen escorts had left Jos in the early hours of Tuesday enroute Abuja.

Muslim Cleric and Daughter in court for Distributing Poisoned Snack to Beggars

A 50-year-old Muslim cleric, Mohammed Yusuf, and daughter, Salamat, 18, were on Tuesday arraigned at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly distributing poisoned ‘akara’, a local snack, to beggars.

The Yusufs, who are facing two charges of conspiracy and attempted murder, were alleged to have inserted needles in the snack before giving them to beggars.

The Prosecuting State Counsel, Barr. Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on August 5 at about 2pm at Offin Street, Balogun, Lagos Island.
He alleged that the man and his daughter carried out the act with intent to endanger the lives of the beggars.

Federal Government To Probe Alleged Death In EFCC Custody

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has called for an independent inquiry into how a former Chief Protocol Officer to the Minister of State for Defence, Mr Desmond Nunugwo, allegedly died in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Beautiful Photo of Legendary Actress, Joke Silva

The legendary actress looked stunning on the set of MTN Project Fame. At age 54, she is a definition of true beauty ...

Huh! What type of Obituary Picture is this?

Haba! So there weren't any other pictures to use?

Say What | Woman spotted checking in for flight in her underwear

A young woman checking into a Virgin America flight turned up wearing a pair of underpants 

The blonde passenger shocked those queuing behind her at the check-in desk after  speaking to a member of staff with her bottom exposed. The picture was posted on Reddit by user ,Deftones1 with the caption: 'Meanwhile at the airport'.

Lewis Hamilton finally speaks on his split with ex Nicole Scherzinger

The former couple - who have remained close friends ,split last February after dating on and off for seven years.

Reports claimed it was due to his inability to fully commit to marriage.However, his reason is totally different as the Formula One driver has admitted that his passion for cars sometimes means that the women in his life come second.

He told Top Gear magazine.

Actress Queen Nwokoye denies granting interview saying 'actresses sleep with producers for roles'

Popular Nollywood actress,Queen Nwokoye has denied an interview in which she allegedly said Nollywood actresses sleep with producers in exchange for roles..The actress lashed out at Punch for the headline which she calls sensational.. 

See her full post below:

Nigerian pilgrim arrested in Saudi Arabia with kola nuts

A yet-to-be identified Nigerian pilgrim has landed in trouble in Saudi Arabia for taking kola nuts to the holy land.

The pilgrim, it was learnt, was caught with 10 kola nuts on Monday afternoon.

The curves Kylie Jenner is having, though ... Tyga can't his eyes off her (PHOTOS)

With the figures Kylie Jenner is currently flaunting, it seems to have more hips than Kim. The teen put her curvy figure on display in a black high-cut swimming costume as she celebrated her 19th birthday in Turks and Caicos.Tyga couldn't help but admire her curves.

71-year-old Pensioner will his life savings to his pet dog after he dies

A 71-year-old man has decided that he wants to donate his life savings to help care for his pet dog.

Wang Jungwu, from Harbin, China, lost both his wife and his son early in life. Since then, he's only been accompanied by his pet dog, Er Fu, according to People's Daily Online.

But with failing health, he's made the difficult decision to leave everything in his will to his sole companion for the last 11 years.

Two persons nab for vandalising NITEL cables offer police N500k bribe (Photo)

The police in Lagos have arrested two suspects for alleged vandalism of NITEL underground cables in Ikeja.

The suspects, Taofeek Babatunde, 33 and Ibrahim Sise, who were paraded at the command headquarters on Monday, were also accused of offering N500, 000 bribe to the policemen who caught them.

According to police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, the suspects were caught by an anti-crime patrol team of the Ikeja Police Division.

Kim Kardashian reveals why she doesn't want to be labeled a feminist

Kim Kardashian has defended herself in a lengthy blog post after admitting she doesn't think of herself as a feminist.

During the recent BlogHer conference in Los Angeles, Kim, made the admission, which caused more than a few raised eyebrows.Kim insisted she has feminist principles but she doesn't want to be "defined" by her beliefs.

Titling the it "Why I Don't Label Myself a Feminist," Kim wrote:

33-year-old Agbani Darego looks gorgeous in strapless floral dress

33-year-old ex-Miss World looks ageless as she rocks a strapless floral dress to an event. She was crowned Miss World in 2001 (18-year-old).

Jhene Aiko's Nigeria husband finally breaks his silence

Producer, Oladipo Omisore (Dot da Genuis) has spoken out following allegations by Jhene Aiko that, he was abusive to her.

While Beyonce and Blue Ivy take a swim, See what their Bodyguard was doing ... (PHOTOS)

People have been laughing over this photo of Beyonce's favorite bodyguard Julius actually submerged in water as Beyonce and Blue Ivy chilled by their yacht in Italy... 

You usually don't see bodyguards taking a swim because their client is swimming 
According to most responses,he is doing too much to be just a bodyguard and Jay Z should be worried.

16-year-old housemaid tortured with iron by boss and neighbour (Photo)

A woman, Fatima Williams, and her neighbour, Waliu Yusuf, have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly brutalising a 16-year-old girl, identified only as Kemi, with a hot iron and electric cables.

It was learnt that the Kemi who was brought from Cotonou, Benin Republic, had been reportedly living with Williams, popularly called Alhaja, on Soji Adepegba Close, Allen Avenue, Ikeja,since January 2016 as a housemaid.

It was gathered that the victim was allegedly tortured for not sweeping Williams’ compound last Thursday.

They are Cool! Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend spotted with Marc Anthony and wife

Jennifer Lopez and her ex-husband, Marc Anthony prove they are indeed friends as they posed with their respective lovers backstage of her All I Have a show in Las Vegas on Saturday evening.

Marc attended the show with his 28-year-old wife Shannon De Lima while and J-Lo's choreographer beau Casper Smart who is 29 was by her side.

Beautiful Photos of Munachi Abii as bridesmaid (Photos)

The ex-beauty queen was a bridesmaid at a friend's wedding over the weekend.

SHOCKING! Soldier pluck out eyes of FRSC Officials for preventing them from torturing civilian

An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Segun Enikuemehin, who dared to ask some military men who were assaulting a civilian to desist from such a dastardly act is currently at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) with one of his eyes totally damaged.

The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon when Mr. Enikuemehin came upon the military men beating a harmless civilian,reports Sahara Reporters.

Convinced that the military officials would beat the man to death if nothing was done, he reportedly walked up the angry soldiers and pleaded that they let the man go or hand him over to the police if he had done something illegal.