Wednesday 28 September 2016

MTN debunks Illegal Transfer of $14bn From Nigeria Allegations

South African telecoms giant, MTN, on Wednesday denied the allegation that it illegally repatriated $13.92billion from Nigeria, saying the claim was without merit, Dailypost reports.
“The allegations made against MTN are completely unfounded and without any merit,” MTN Nigeria Chief Executive Ferdi Moolman, said in a statement in Johannesburg.
Nigeria’s Senate agreed on Tuesday to investigate the allegation that MTN, Africa’s biggest telecoms company illegally transferred money out of Nigeria.

Say What | Female Pastor Con Church Member of N4m via Whatsapp

The Christ Pride Ministries church in Zimbabwe has been thrown into a state of chaos after a female pastor identified as Pastor Petronella Zenda allegedly duped congregants the sum of $13000 (N4m) in two weeks after asking church members along with their friends to join a whatsapp group where members would deposit money into her ecocash account promising them returns after 24 hours. 

According to H-metro, members only realized they had been duped of their money meant for school fees when they failed to reap from their bids.

Ladies, Five Breast Cancer Myths Revealed (Must Read)

More women are aware of their breast health and breast cancer, however, some damaging myths exist that misinform women on the benefits of early detection and seeking prompt care. Here are just a few:

Myth1: Breast cancer is a death sentence and there are no cancer survivors

BUSTED! Zimbabwean Nurse Using Photoshopped Cambridge Certificate to Work in The UK, Caught (Photo)

A Zimbabwean nurse has been disgraced after she was caught using a photoshopped Cambridge University qualification certificate working as a nurse in the United Kingdom.

According to CourtNewsUk, Chenesai Kutsirayi created a fake certificate to prove she had passed exams awarded by the prestigious university.

Ethnic Crisis with Local Fishermen results to About 15 Hausas Arrested (Read Details)

There was reported a case of an Ethnic crisis in Delta Community between the local fishermen and some Hausas folks.

Speaking with a correspondent at the “B” Division Police Station in Warri, the Edjeba Community fishermen led by one Benjamin Itu disclosed that an ethnic crisis may be in the offing as fishermen from the community in Warri South Local Government have arrested over 15 illegal fishermen, said to be Hausas, for allegedly destroying and stealing their fishes.

Hilarious! Man Fired Just Two Hours After Employment in Lagos

A social media user based in Lagos State recounted his awful day as he was sacked on his first day at his newly work barely after two hours.

Read below:
"It wasn't funny mhen!

Nigeria's Nneka Ogwumike win Women NBA’s Most Valuable Player 2016

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike also known as Nnemkadi Ogwumike has been awarded the Women's NBA Most Valuable player of the year award for her fine displays in the USA women's basketball league this season.

Borno State | Commissioner for Environment dies

The Commissioner for Environment in Borno state, Waziri Imam, has died. He died this morning following a brief illness at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital. He will be buried today according to Islamic laws. He reportedly drove himself to the hospital when he suddenly fell ill. 

Basketball Legend Magic Johnson salute Nneka Ogwumike for winning WNBA’s MVP award

Basketball legend Magic Johnson who during his time played for the Los Angeles Times, took to his Twitter account to congratulate Nigerian Nneka Ogwumike after she was announced on Tuesday night as the Women's NBA Most Valuable player of the season.

Lagos Govt summons contractor who constructed failed Itokin-Ikorodu road

The Lagos State House of Assembly has reportedly summoned DHV Nigeria Limited, the construction company that handled the Federal Low-Cost Bye Pass Itokun road in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area, Lagos. 

Serena Williams writes in emotional Facebook post on police violence

Tennis great Serena Williams, 35, took to her Facebook to write on the growing Police/ Black people violence in the United States, saying she won't be silent on the issue..

In the post, she wrote that she had asked her 18-year-old nephew to drive her somewhere so she could work during the journey.

Timaya hangs out with his Former Lover, Empress Njamah (PHOTO)

It is good to see that both of them are still friends or maybe more, you never know.  Timaya shared the photo this morning on Social media with the caption "It's always a pleasure seeing u my dear friend. Empee".

Actor Kalu Ikeagwu issues statement after reports of his arrest by Police

It was reported yesterday that actor Kalu Ikeagwu was arrested by the police following a robbery and homicide case. He has released a statement stating what exactly happened. 

Read that below
Just to clear the air, I have this to say. I was literally abducted at gunpoint by earring wearing men purported to be policemen (they were five) in an unmarked Hiace bus with civilian number plates and fake identity cards. They first claimed to be working on an abduction Abuja case which changed to a robbery case, all while in transit.

Arsenal defender, Hector Bellerin spotted with Bollywood star Esha Gupta as they go on date

21-year-old Arsenal footballer Hector Bellerin took top 28-year-old Bollywood actress Esha Gupta on a dinner date on Tuesday. 

Bellerin and the Bollywood actress, who he just met on Saturday when she came to watch Arsenal's game with Chelsea dined in Vanilla Black, a vegetarian restaurant in London, and were seen laughing and joking as they walked to the Arsenal defender's Mercedes-Benz C450.

#EdoDecides: Gov El-Rufai Did Not Visit Edo State Today – Aide replies Ize-Iyamu claims

Malam Nasir El-Rufai did not visit Edo State today, Wednesday, 28 September 2016. Contrary to the fiction peddled by one of the candidates who made the accusation on live television. Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole has kindly rubbished the lie and made clear that Malam Nasir El-Rufai is nowhere near the state.

This clarification is made only to affirm a material fact. But it is important to stress that the laws of this country do not prevent any citizen from being in any part of the country. While movement may be restricted on election days, that is not the same thing as construing the presence of any citizen in a state holding elections as illegal, unusual or irregular.

So Cool! Nigerian Policeman helps a motorist to fix his car

This is what it should be like, a good citizen ... The Rapid Respond Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command wants Lagosians to know that the Police can be always approached for help. 

Nigerian guys washed hands with expensive bottles of wine amidst Recession

Amidst Nigeria current dwindling Economy some group of young boys where washing their hands with expensive champagne. A twitter user @TinyAlonge shared photos of the club reveller.

Goalkeeper Steward Leopold arrested after 22 doses of heroin was found in his home

Mauritius international goalkeeper, Joseph Kinsley Steward Leopold who was part of the country's team at the last Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign has been arrested by the Mauritius' Anti-drug Smuggling Police Unit after they found 22 doses of heroin,  razor blades, scales and materials used to package drugs in his Port Louis home.

Check out this pre-wedding shoot of this lady rocking huge 'gele'

Nigerian bride-to-be Temi rocked a huge gele. for her pre-wedding shoot and she nailed it. Acclaimed textile designer Nike Davies-Okudaye of Nike Art Gallery styled the couple.

Uche Nnaji welcome daughter with wife, Antonia (Photo)

Style doctor, Uche Nnaji and wife Antonia just welcomed a baby girl in a hospital in the US. Congrats to the couple. 

Uche shared a photo of his wife in hospital and wrote;

Budget Padding: House of Reps suspends Abdulmumin Jibrin #EdoDecides

The House of Representatives has suspended Abdulmumin Jibrin, the sacked chairman of the House committee on Appropriation. Jibrin has been at loggerheads with the leadership of the house after his suspension in July. He has overtime accused the speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, 3 principal officers and 9 other lawmakers of budget padding.

Lovely Photos of Mariah Carey and her Kids (PHOTO)

Singer Mariah Carey shared the lovely photo of herself and her kids Morrocan and Monroe Cannon on her social media page. They look so beautifully and the kids have grown, they aren't Dem Babies anymore.

She captioned the photo: #family times ❤️💙💗

Actress Toyin Aimakhu stuns in new photo

Toyin Aimakhu looking stunning in this new photo ... The delectable actress shared the photo to on her Instagram. 

Toyin captioned it:

#EdoDecides: Ize-Iyamu lied, Gov Ambode is not even in the country - Lagos Govt

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the PDP in the ongoing Edo State Gubernatorial election, stated today that Lagos and Kaduna state governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Nasir el-Rufai are in Benin city. 

According to him, their intentions could not be genuine and their presence was worrisome, especially since there was a restriction on movement even for those in the state by security agencies.

NDDC to create 6,300 jobs in online marketing for Niger Delta youths

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has earmarked 6,300 jobs for youths in the Niger Delta region.

Beneficiaries of the scheme that will include unemployed youths, university undergraduates as well as persons in employment who desire to earn more cash, will be trained by online marketing giant, KONGA.

According to the NDDC acting managing director, Mrs Ibim Semenitari, the entrepreneurship training will create jobs and offer financial stability to families.

Oh Dear! Petrol tanker driver kill six persons while trying to runaway from Police (PHOTO)

Six persons meet their untimely death when a petrol tanker driver trying to run away from police patrol checks rammed into innocent persons.

The driver of the truck, who was said to have been driving with one headlamp, in a hurry to escape from police arrest, sped off and crashed into the pavement, thereby ramming into where tricycles gathered to pick passengers to Uyo, the state capital.

Eyewitness accounts said that, it was at that point that a tricycle was trapped and all the passengers inside died in the ensuing inferno.

Nyesom Wike urges police to Weed out bad eggs

Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has advised the Police High Command to take urgent steps to weed out bad eggs from its ranks.

This is as the assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zone 6, Mr Abubakar Marafa, has declared the support of the Zonal Command to the amnesty programme of the Rivers State Government repentant cultists in the state.

Wike, who spoke yesterday when Marafa paid him a courtesy call at Government House, Port Harcourt, noted that the bad eggs in the police structure negatively affect the implementation of security measures.

Godwin Emefiele tells Afreximbank, Nigerian banks remain strong

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated that the nation’s Deposit Money Banks are strong despite the ongoing challenges in the foreign exchange market.

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, at the third quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in Lagos, yesterday, reaffirmed that the country’s banks remained strong.

The reaffirmation may have become necessary, as the regional trade bank appeared to have several business interests in the country, with more recently, a $150 million facility granted Heritage Bank Plc.

Brazil | Police arrest ex-minister Palocci over anti-corruption probe

Brazilian police on Monday arrested Antonio Palocci, a powerful former finance minister and presidential chief of staff in recent Workers Party (PT) governments, as a sweeping anti-corruption probe hit even harder at the left-leaning party.

Prosecutors said at a news conference that Palocci acted as a liaison between the PT and Brazil’s largest engineering and construction conglomerate, Odebrecht SA [ODBES.UL], from 2006 to 2013 in a kickback scheme centered on contracts at state-led oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras.

Army refutes claims that Boko Haram hoisted their flags near Chibok

The Nigerian Army has refuted the report that Boko Haram insurgents have hoisted flags in some communities near Chibok, Borno State.

A statement by the army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, said the troops of the Operations Lafiya Dole are maintaining a high level of vigilance in and around the area to forestall infiltration by the terrorists.

Niger Delta Unrest | NIMASA DG calls for peace, security

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged the people in Niger Delta region to embrace peace, security and sanity to grow the economy.

Peterside said this on Tuesday at a stakeholders’ meeting between the management of NIMASA and stakeholders meeting in Warri in Delta State.

The director-general, who is from the Niger Delta, said that there was need to address insecurity in the Niger Delta region for business to flourish.

APC Leader, Tinubu denies circulating quotes involving APC, Buhari, Jonathan, Atiku, others

Following his widely publicized statement demanding the resignation of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has denied a media report that he “bombed” President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tinubu was quoted to have made some remarks about Buhari, including that the latter begged him to emerge president in 2015.

In a statement by the Tinubu Media Office yesterday, Jagaban as fondly called, stated that the story was concocted by political enemies.

Yaya Toure says FIFA ‘complacent’ in fight against racism

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, has said FIFA’s decision to end a racism task force makes him wonder if the world football governing body is really serious about handling racial abuse in the game.

The FIFA Taskforce Against Racism and Discrimination were established in 2013 to instigate strategies against racism.

Last week, FIFA secretary general, Fatma Samoura, stated that the task force had “clearly fulfilled” its objectives.

REVEALED! What Sam Allardyce said during undercover investigation that lead to His Sack

Sam Allardyce lost his England job after he was filmed in an undercover investigation giving advice on how to bend the country’s FA rules on transfer of players.

The man fondly called Big Sam was filmed using his new position as England manager to negotiate a £400,000 deal with fake businessmen and offer them advice about how to get around Football Association transfer rules on transfers relating to the complicated third party ownership of foreign players.

The businessmen were in fact from a fictitious Far East firm cast in a sting by Daily Telegraph.

Sultan of Sokoto | Treat any Fulani Herdsmen carrying AK47 rifles as Terrorist

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on security agencies in the country to arrest herdsmen found to be in possession of AK 47 assault rifles.

Speaking yesterday at a conference aimed at promoting inter-religious understanding among Muslims and Christians, the monarch described raffle-yielding herdsmen as criminals who should be treated as such.

Lamenting the high poverty rate among the teeming youth population, he stated that except a drastic measure is taken to address poverty, “We are definitely sitting on a time bomb much bigger than Boko Haram.”

My husband have destroyed all my property, he is too aggressive – Wife tells court

A mother of two, Afusat Ayinla on Tuesday pleaded with an Ilorin Area Court to dissolve her nine-year-old marriage to her husband, Aduagba, who she accused of being too temperamental.

Afusat, 28, told the court that her husband easily got provoked, saying he had destroyed all her property.

Delta State | Examiners allegedly seize school results over non-payment of wages by Government

Examiners of the 2016 Primary School Leaving Certificate have seized the results due to the failure of the Delta State Government to pay them their allowances.

According to reports by Daily Post, it was also gathered that the examiners have threatened that unless the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa pays them their wages, secondary schools in Warri will not admit students into Junior Secondary classes as they almost beat up our correspondent at Nana Secondary in Warri South Local Government Area, LGA, on Wednesday morning for daring to inquire into the matter.

Bomb Threat | Security strengthen up at University of Ibadan

The management of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday said it had no intention to make life unbearable for the university community through the recent screening exercise introduced at the institution’s gates.

The university’s Director of Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, said in Ibadan that the measure was in response to the threat by an unknown group to launch bomb attacks on its campus.

Coach Zinedine Zidane says draw with Dortmund ‘difficult to accept’

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said their 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund is hard to accept.

The Champions League holders looked destined to claim all three points at the Signal Iduna Park but conceded a late equalizer to their host.
“The players played a great match. The result is a difficult one to accept because we deserved a bit more,” Zidane told reporters.

Olajumoke is back with a new project with Photographer TY Bello

Olajumoke Orisaguna, the former Agege bread-seller-turned supermodel is back, debunking all claims that she was used by big corporations for gain and abandoned.

OMG! See what Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Allegedly did to a Nigerian Guy’s Face (Graphic Photo)

A young Nigerian man based in China was reportedly rushed to an emergency ward after a Samsung Note 7 phone he was using allegedly exploded while he was putting a call through.

There have been several reports on Social media of the gadget exploding but none was reported as graphic as this.

Read what Kemi Olunloyo wrote to Linda Ikeji as a birthday message

Social media personality, Kemi Olunloyo blasts Linda Ikeji in what was suppose to be a happy birthday note. See her message below:

#hnnbirthday Happy 42nd birthday @officiallindaikeji (PART ONE)

Party's over and everything is back to normal in the Linda Ikeji media office....or is it? Last week I tweeted things that obsessed Linda Ikeji fans needed to know about me and her warning them to stop comparing me to a blogger as I'm a Journalist. We are NOT in the same league. Most of her fans are illiterates anyway, female college prostitutes and in the 18-25yo age range. They think I'm jealous of her each time I expose her. Well this is MY BIRTHDAY MESSAGE to her.

Buhari fires Deputy Director over Plagiarism of Obama’s Speech

Deputy Director linked to the plagiarism of Obama’s speech in President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech when he launched the “Change Begins With Me” campaign has been redeployed from the State House.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, a source close to the presidency reveals that the said director who was discovered to have copied part of a speech by President Barack Obama of United States has been sacked.

Ex-President Obasanjo recommends borrowing to fix Nigeria’s Economy

Former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has advocated borrowing to finance critical sector of the nation’s economy, especially in the face of the current economic recession.

He gave the advice at the opening session of the National Council on Finance and Economic Development, held in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital with the theme ‘Enhancing Revenue Generation and Obtaining Best Value for Money in Expenditure’.

Abdulmutallab, US Bomber’s Portrait appears in voters’ register #EdoDecides

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who was jailed in the United States in 2012 for terrorism offences has appeared on the voters’ register in Edo state.

Governor Adams Oshiomhole drew attention to the existence of AbdulMuttalab’s portrait in fake voters register now in circulation.

A high stake governorship election is due in the state tomorrow, with the All Progressives Congress candidate, Godwin Obaseki locked against Pastor Ize Iyamu of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

Femi Aborisade | Sale of National Assets is the Highest form of Corruption

As the debate on the sales of national as­sets to jump-start the economy rages on, there has been a lot of di­vergent views on the pro­posal.

Reacting to the propos­al, a human rights lawyer and labour activist, Com­rade Femi Aborisade, who described it as inimical, called on Nigerians to re­sist it.

2019 Election may not Hold - Senate reveals

The Senate yesterday expressed the fear that the 2019 general elections may suffer serious hitches. Its apprehension was born out of what it considered as critical issues of illegitimacy bedeviling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

With the absence of Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in 20 of the 36 states, the Senate noted that the INEC cannot conduct any legitimate election at the moment.

Adopting a motion sponsored by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, the upper chamber observed that the non-appointment of RECs to fill the 20 vacancies is in breach of Section 14 (2) of the Third Schedule of the 1999 Constitution, as amended.

#EdoDecides: Photonews from Edo State Governorship Election

As about two million eligible voters in Edo State go to the polls today. According to reports gathering so far, the election has kicked off and voting process is going smoothly. The issue of card readers not working isn't a case in this election.

We will give you more updates as we receive more reports

Lil Wayne Reveals Drake Slept With His Girlfriend & He Officiated a Same-Sex Wedding While in Prison

Lil Wayne is set to release his memoir, Gone ‘Til November, in just a few weeks. The book is based on Wayne’s diary entries written while locked up in New York’ Rikers Island in 2010 entries that include a story about how Wayne married off two fellow inmates and a story about Drake sleeping with his girlfriend.

via Page Six:

Rapper T.I’s Daughter Zonnique won't face Jail Time for Airport Gun Incident

T.I. and Tiny’s daughter, Zonnique Pullins, will be avoiding jail time after being charged for carrying a concealed weapon through the Atlanta airport back in June.

According to reports, she’ll have to take a gun law training class, pay a $500 fine and complete 60 hours of community service.