Monday 29 August 2016

Amazing! Young man pronounced dead makes an incredible recovery (Photos)

Twitter user shared photos of her twin brother, who she said was pronounced dead following either an accident or sickness, carrying her at her graduation. Hallelujah!

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Trending: Read what this person wrote about Ayo Fayose and his grazing bill

This post is currently trending on Facebook and many people seems agreed with the writer.

Aww! Just For Saying 'Yes', Man gifts car to his girlfriend at UNILAG

According to twitter user, who shared the photo, a guy presented this car to his lady at Moremi Hall, UNILAG for saying Yes to his proposal. A "Thank you for saying yes" is inscribed on the car plate.

Heavily Pregnant Blac Chyna poses nude on the cover of Paper magazine (Photo)

Reality TV star and entrepreneur Blac Chyna stunned as she posed nude on the cover of Paper magazine revealing her growing baby bump.

In Kaduna | Hoodlums kills Civilian JTF Commander

Hoodlums today killed the Commander of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) in charge of Kakuri community, Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Buhari Ahmadu Tanko.

Pastor in court for allegedly marrying another man’s wife, daughter as well as another woman

A pastor, Timothy Ngwu, was on Monday docked at an Enugu North Magistrates’ Court for allegedly marrying another man’s wife, daughter as well as another woman.

The pastor’s wife, Veronica Ngwu, was said to have petitioned the court over the development.

The victims whom Mr. Ngwu converted to his “wives” were said to be members of his church: Gods’ Favour Ministry, Nsukka.

Budget Padding Scandal | Group calls on EFCC to probe National Assembly

A group named `Conscience Nigeria’, on Monday in Lagos, urged the EFCC to investigate the leadership of the House of Representatives over alleged N40 billion budget padding.

The Executive Director of Conscience Nigeria, Mr Tosin Adeyanju, made the plea during a peaceful protest at the Lagos office of the EFCC.

He called for the immediate interrogation of the principal officers of the House fingered in the allegation.

Lawyers hail FG’s stripping of police power to prosecute criminal cases

Lawyers in Lagos have given a groundswell of support to the Federal Government’s reform of the criminal justice system barring the police from prosecuting criminal cases in the country.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, had on Aug. 25 stripped the police of power to prosecute criminal cases.

The action was in line with the provisions of Section 106 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015, he said.

Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.

Wilder's nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died earlier this month in Stamford, Connecticut from complications from Alzheimer's disease.

Sergio Ramos surprise of Iker Casillas’ Spain omission

Sergio Ramos says he was “surprised” his former Real Madrid teammate Iker Casillas was not included in Spain coach Julen Lopetegui’s first squad.

Lopetegui named Manchester United’s David De Gea, Napoli’s Pepe Reina and West Ham’s Adrian San Miguel as the three goalkeepers in his selection for the upcoming games against Belgium and Liechtenstein, which meant 35-year-old Porto keeper Casillas missed out.

Casillas, Spain’s most capped player with 167 appearances, lost his place to De Gea at Euro 2016 but Ramos said he had expected him to form part of the coach’s squad.

Gombe State | Children under 15 Into illicit drugs – NDLEA

The Gombe State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed concern over the use of illicit drugs among children under 15 years.

Mr Aliyu Adole, the state commander of the agency, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Monday that the trend was “worsening every day.”

AOP Freeze resumes back at Cool FM after previously Fired

Popular media personality, Daddy Freeze has just announced on social media that he has resumed back at his old job in CoolFM.

In a video shared on his gram, Freeze whose real name is Ifedayo Lucian is seen driving to the company's head office where he will be airing his afternoon show alongside, Dj Xclusive and Kaylah Oniwo.

My People, I No Go Lie, Fear Dey Catch Me - Charly Boy Writes

My people, I no go lie, fear dey catch me for the future of our country. I know that there is no vaccine against mismanagement/incompetence. Most Naijas may have concluded that the CHANGE mantra was only 419.

Ondo monarch condemns placement of fetish objects at APC secretariat

Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo, the Deji of Akure, has condemned the placing of fetish object at the Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akure on Monday morning.

This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Michael Adeyeye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Deji on Monday.

He condemned the attitude of those who sealed the entrance of the party secretariat with palm fronds which is the traditional means of sealing-off premises in Akureland.

Ex-BPP boss | Not every public servant is a thief

A former Director-General of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Emeka Ezeh, on Monday said it was wrong to brand public servants as thieves, saying people go into government for different reasons.

The former BPP boss said this shortly after he was awarded the Kwame Nkrumah Leadership Award for Excellence by the West African Students Parliament, (WASP), in Abuja.

He expressed shock at the level public funds were being looted and called for serious measures to tackle the problem.

Troops arrest several suspected militants after raiding Niger Delta creeks

Troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise nicknamed “CROCODILE SMILE” mounted on gunboats and speedboats have been making tremendous progress as they also raided suspected criminal hideouts in the creeks around Ajaosolo, Okogho, Opumani, and Obodo general area.

While conducting the exercise, on Sunday 28th August 2016, the troops intercepted suspected illegal oil bunkerer with one “Cotonou Boat” laden with crude oil, 3 X 40 Horse power Yamaha Speedboats and 5 X 200 Litres of illegally refined diesel oil.

Tunisia’s new unity government takes office

The new Tunisian unity government took office in the birthplace of the Arab Spring Monday, with Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, the country’s youngest-ever leader, facing major economic and security challenges.

At 40, Chahed is Tunisia’s youngest premier since independence from France in 1956, and the seventh in less than six years since the 2011 uprising that ousted strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

His new cabinet of 26 ministers and 14 ministers of state includes women, “young” and independent ministers, three members of the Islamist Ennahda party and two former members of the powerful UGTT union.

Governor Okorocha says Imo Government owes pensioners N16bn

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Monday said that the total pension burden hanging on Imo Government as at July, 2016, is more than N16 billion.

Okorocha, who made the disclosure during a news conference in Owerri, said his priority now is how to offset the pension burden.
“As we talk, my priority now is to clear the entire pension owe Imo retirees.

Nigerian universities develop anti-plagiarism software

The University of Ilorin in collaboration with six other Nigerian universities have developed an anti-plagiarism software, designed to check academic fraud.

According to the University Bulletin issued on Monday, the other universities are Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin and Covenant University, Ota.

Others are Delta State University Abraka, Benue State University Makurdi, University of Jos and Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife.

Yemen Suicide Attack Claims Dozens of Lives

Not less than 60 people have been killed after a suicide car bomb exploded at a military facility in the southern Yemen city of Aden.

Also hit was a training camp, used by the pro-government popular resistance militia.

Islamic State have claimed responsibility for the attack.

In Colombia | Ceasefire Takes Effect After 52 Years

After 52 long years, a definite ceasefire has finally come into effect in Colombia between the Main Leftist rebel group and the government.

This cease fire ends one of the world’s longest insurgencies.

The ceasefire which started at midnight comes after four years of peace talks in Cuba between the Farc (The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) and the government.

Six Persons Rescued in Abuja Building Collapse, two still trapped

A four storey building under construction has collapsed in the early hours of Monday in the Gwarinpa District of Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory.

Six people have been rescued from the rubble and two others are still trapped.

While rescue effort is ongoing, the Director General of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, Mr Abbas Idriss, believes the two persons trapped are alive.

Plateau State | Special Task Force Beef Up Security Over Rumoured Attack

The special task force, ‘Operation Safe Haven’ in Plateau State has strengthened its security, following intelligence reports on an impending attack as well as rumours of assassination of some politicians.

Addressing pressmen at the task force headquarters in Jos, Commander of the task force, Major General Rogers Nicholas announced some decisions which included, the ban on tricycles within the Jos/ Bukuru metropolis from dusk to dawn and decongestion of the market areas to avoid crowding.

Ekiti State | Governor Fayose reassures Communities Of Basic Amenities

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has reassured the residents of the state of his administration’s commitment to providing basic socio-amenities to all communities in the state.

Mr Fayose gave the assurance in Igbaraodo-Ekiti Community when he paid a visit to the town to have a first-hand look at the resuscitation of pipe-borne water into the community, after several years.

The Governor told reporters that his administration would stop at nothing in making life more comfortable for its citizenry.

Federal Government to Begin E-Procurement in Six Ministries

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced plans to start the pilot phase of electronic procurement (E-Procurement) systems in six ministries.

The government says a total of 48 billion Naira is expected to be saved from the new initiative.

The Acting Director General of the Bureau for Public Procurement, Mr Ahmed Abdu, announced the plan on Monday while speaking at a meeting on procurement in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

PDP BOT recommends Abuja for National Convention, calls for NEC meeting

August 29, 2016

Resolutions of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of its meeting held at Yar’Adua Center on the 29th of August 2016

The meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) just ended at the Musa Ya’Adua Center, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Toolz And Her Husband, Tunde lovely looks At A Wedding

Tunde and Toolz Demuren wowed with this photo as they were present at a wedding over the weekend… We are so loving their traditional attire.

Businessman To Pay Wife N31m For Tricking Her Into Marriage Knowing That He Cannot Perform In Bed

A man who tricked his woman into marriage after knowing that he cannot perform in bed has been ordered by a High Court in Mombasa to pay her Sh10 Million (N31m). 

It was gathered that he man had deceived his wife knowing fully well that his manhood was not functional.

Say What | 4-year-old Blue Ivy rock an $11k Dress To The VMAs! (Photos)

Blue Ivy Carter joined her mom for a show-stopping appearance before the night’s awards show, with both wearing sparkling, ethereal metallic gowns – the toddler’s own said to be worth over $11,000 (over 4.5million Naira if converted today).

Cardinal Okogie Writes Open Letter To Buhari over terrible Economy States

Dear Mr. President,

Last year, when you assumed office, the chant of “Change”, your campaign slogan, ushered you into the Presidential Villa. Today, cries of “hunger” could be heard across the length and breadth of our vast country. Nigerians hunger, not only for food but also for good leadership, for peace, security, and justice. This letter is to appeal to you to do something fast, and, if you are already doing something, to redouble your effort.

May it not be written on the pages of history that Nigerians die of starvation under your watch. As President, you are a chief servant of the nation. I, therefore, urge you to live up to the huge expectation of millions of Nigerians. A stitch in time saves nine.

So Sad! AIT’s Gbenga Aruleba Loses 13 Year Old Daughter, Rereoluwa (Photos)

TV station, AIT’s Staff and presenter of ‘Focus Nigeria‘, Gbenga Aruleba, yesterday, August 28, lost his last daughter, Rereoluwa Aruleba.

The teenager, Rere, as her distraught father fondly calls her passed away from an undisclosed ailment just a few hours after her 13th birthday.

She turned 13 years on Saturday, August 27th.

For Refusing To Join Their Church See the SHOCKING thing two Pastors did to a Woman

Chaos brewed outside the Bethsaida church, Dandora, after two pastors descended on a woman, beat her to a pulp and used their teeth to design her body while at it – her offence? She refused to join their church in Nairobi County of Kenya.

Nairobi News reports that the woman identified as Ms Christine Mueni, claimed that Pastors Timothy Migwi and Maxwell Omari, ganged up with her husband George Makori and ruthlessly attacked her outside Bethsaida Church, in Dandora on August 24.

Riot And Shooting At Kuje Prison, Abuja

Earlier today there was commotion at Kuje Prisons, Abuja, where officials were engaged in shooting tear gas at inmates.

Vanguard gathered that t‎he shooting was a fallout of the last jailbreak in which some top officials were reprimanded.

“You Are An Ingrate, We Will Expose You” – NFF blast Samson Siasia

A top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has threatened to expose Samson Siasia, if he continues to castigate the football house.

The Nigerian coach who recently won bronze with Nigeria’s U-23 team at the 2016 Olympics, had said he is “done” working for Nigeria and will not take up another appointment because he doesn’t want to die young.

Anambra State | Pastor Rapes 13 Year Old Boy To “Cure Homosexuality”

A Pentecostal pastor with the Jesus Miracle Ministries, Awka, Anambra State (names withheld) is on the run after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy.

A source who pleaded anonymity told our PUNCH that the gay pastor was told by a native doctor that his homosexual ‘sickness’ would be cured if he slept with a male teen.

Narrating his ordeal, the victim (Abuchi) said the incident took place after a vigil service.

Trailer Crushes Mechanic To Death While Working (Disturbing Photos)

According to Eye witnesses, the mechanic was working on a car in his workshop when a trailer’s brakes failed, lost control, rammed into the unfortunate man, crushing him in the process.

The said the incident happened along the 3-3 road in Onitsha, Anambra state.

Say What | Kylie Jenner Banned From Tyga’s Vegas Show because she was underage

Rapper Tyga had a major performance at a club in Las Vegas over the weekend but his girlfriend, 19 year old Kylie Jenner was not there to cheer him up all thanks to her age.

According to reports, Kylie was banned from attending Tyga’s show at the Drai club in Las Vegas because she did not meet the club’s strict 21-and-over age limit.

President Buhari | We’re ready to dialogue with Boko Haram on Chibok girls

President Muhammadu Buhari says his government is ready to dialogue with Boko Haram on the release of the Chibok girls kidnapped by the insurgents since 2014.

In an interview with journalists in Nairobi, Kenya at the weekend, President Buhari said the Nigerian government is ready to dialogue with bonafide leaders of the terror group who know the whereabouts of the girls.