Saturday 15 October 2016

SHOCKING! See The Large Cache Of Arms Recovered From Suspected Criminals In Benue State

More than 600 assorted small arms, ammunitions, grenades, automatic and semi-automatic weapons, etc. was submitted by suspected criminal elements in Benue state during the amnesty program of Governor Samuel Ortom’s administration. The ammunitions were displayed during the commencement of the arms destruction exercise of the illegal weapons in the state on Tuesday, November 11. The weapons were said to be handed to these youths by the last administration.

Nollywood Actor Blossom Chukwujekwu and Maureen wed in Lagos

Nollywood actor Blossom Chukwujekwu are his wife/fashion designer, Maureen walked down the aisle in church today, October 15th. In 2015, Blossom won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

Akon on Rahama Sadau: "Rather than ban women, Let's empower them and motivate them to grow"

Top Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau has been invited , by filmmaker Jeta Amata and music star Akon, to visit the set of their new film in Hollywood - Los Angeles, California.

Lady narrates how officers of RRS helped her on Third Mainland Bridge without collecting a dime

An Instagram user, Ms_rubbie shared an amazing experience she had with some Rapid Response Squad Police Officers who yesterday night, helped her colleague fix his flat tyre. After the RRS officers got the tyre fixed for them, they refused to take pictures with them and also refused any cash gifts from them. 

She wrote:

Kannywood Actress Rahama Sadau gets invited to see a movie set in Hollywood

Top Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau was expelled from the Hausa film industry by the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria after featuring in a romantic musical video.

The association after her expulsion also warned other actors and actresses to henceforth follow the rules binding their participation in the Kannywood film industry.

MI Abaga says He will always look up to Idris Abdulkareem

Rapper MI Abaga recently paid a visit to Idris Abdulkareem and the Choc City CEO, Sharing some of the photos from his visit on Instagram, MI stated that he will always look up to Idris whom he says deserves the ultimate praise, respect, and honor.

Emir of Katsina's Marriage to 14 Year Old Habiba - Reno Omokri

I have just read the statement made by the  Katsina Emirate Council on the issue of Habiba Isa, the 14 year old Christian girl that allegedly converted to Islam at the emir's palace and thereafter got married to the Emir of Katsina, his Royal highness, Alhaji Abdulmumin Usman.

According to the Katsina Emirate Council, 14 year old Habiba's marriage to Emir Abdulmumin Usman, is "irreversible"!

The council said the marriage and Isa’s conversion to Islam were voluntarily and willingly entered into by the girl.

Shi'ites, Youths clash in Kaduna (PHOTOS)

Youths In Kaduna state today clashed with members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shi'ites in Tundun Wada Local government area of the state. Unconfirmed reports say two of the Shi'ite members were killed during the clash. 

The City of Benin Wears New Looks for Oba’s Coronation

The capital of Edo, Benin City, wears new look ahead of the coronation of the new monarch, Oba of Benin, Prince Eheneden Eradiauwa, on Thursday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that major buildings to be used for the coronation, such as the Palace, Urohkpota hall and some traditional grounds, are now wearing a new look.

NAN reports that the palace structure that had not been renovated for decades had also been extensively transformed and renovated in preparation for the coronation of the new monarch.

Nigerian Army: No disquiet in the military over Chibok girls’ release

Nigerian army has debunked claims widely publicised in some national dailies and some online media that the military said it has no knowledge of the release of 21 Chibok girls by the Islamist Boko Haram sect.

In a release made available to newsmen on Saturday, the military said it is working in harmony with sister security agencies to ensure the freedom of the remaining girls as well as rid the country totally of the terrorist group. It, however, said negotiations for the girls’ release solely rests on the shoulders of the politicians and not the military.

It read thus: 

980 students fail Nigerian Law School exams

Nearly one in five students who sat for the August/ September 2016 final examinations of the Nigerian Law School, failed and will not be called to the bar, official results have shown.

The result contained in a statement signed by the executive director of the Nigerian Law School, Olanrewaju Anadeko, shows that 17.8 percent of the student who sat in the last examination failed and will not be called to bar this November.

“If you vote for Buhari again, you will return to the kitchen" - Patience Jonathan, 2015

Is this coincidence? While campaigning for her husband’s re-election in 2015, Patience Jonathan, wife of the immediate past president, told supporters that Buhari would sideline women.
“During Buhari’s era, he said women should be confined to the kitchen but under Jonathan’s administration, women have been liberated to contribute to national development,” she said in Enugu.

Buhari’s Aide: Nigeria is not obligated to obey ECOWAS Court ruling on Dasuki

The Nigerian government is not obligated to obey a ruling of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Court that a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, be released from the custody of the State Security Service, a presidential aide has said.

The ECOWAS Court, on October 4, had declared the continued detention of Mr. Dasuki unlawful, arbitrary and a violation of his right to liberty.

The former NSA is accused of misspending billions of dollars meant for procurement of arms for fight against Boko Haram. The government also accuses him of illegal possession of firearms.
Mr. Dasuki was arrested in December 2015, and has been in detention since then.

Shooting in San Francisco: Cop critically injured; suspect in custody

A San Francisco police officer was critically injured, but was expected to survive, after being shot in the head Friday night, officials said. An injured suspect was also in custody, according to police.

The officer the first San Francisco police officer shot in the line of duty in nearly 10 years — was injured about 8:15 p.m. near the Lakeshore Plaza shopping center at Sloat Boulevard and Everglade Drive while responding to reports of a mentally disturbed person, police said. 

The officer, who was not identified, was at San Francisco General Hospital in critical condition, said hospital spokesman Brent Andrews. The officer is expected to survive, Officer Carlos Manfredi said. The suspect also was at S.F. General.

See Photos of South African Lady on Instagram that's making guys go Gaga!

Neo Molote, a South African lady, is one of the sexiest ladies on Instagram who regularly shares revealing photos of themselves to their follower’s delight.

Molote, who wears her hair cropped with blonde highlights is fair complexioned, usually, poses in her underwear among other revealing outfits.

Nigerian ladies heading to Russia for Prostitution nab in Cameroon

Eyambe Miliki Sona, a Cameroonian trafficker of sex workers is currently in police custody for alleged trafficking of four Nigerian girls to Russia through Cameroon.

The young girls who are all from Nigeria, seeking for greener pastures, agreed to venture into prostitution in Russia in order to make ends meet. They were promised their travel documents to Moscow as soon as they enter Cameroon.

Emir of Kano wants stiffer penalties for persons involve in child marriage

The Emir of Kano and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has once again kicked against the practice of child marriage within the Muslim community.

The statement released by the Emir comes days after accusations were made against the Emir of Katsina for marrying a 14-year-old bride whom her parents claimed was abducted and forcefully converted.

The Emir of Kano’s statement reads: “Marriage of women below 18 years) – Women are suffering from reproductive health challenges were products of such marriages.

He who finds a wife finds a good thing - Dele Momodu on Aisha’s BBC Interview

“He who finds a wife finds a good thing…” – PROVERBS 18: 22

Fellow Nigerians, please forget the shakara of all men who try to act macho, most men are ultimately controlled by their wives, and sometimes girlfriends. Right from the Biblical Genesis, women had always known their enormous power and they’ve mastered how to use it. It does not matter if you are a king or a President, your wife is always your boss. You may be as big as an elephant outside but you are only a small rat at home. I always say this to my wife “how come a man can never be a superstar at home?” I am yet to find an answer to that conundrum.

Washington Post believes President Buhari is more problematic than Donald Trump (READ)

If you think Donald Trump has problems, consider those of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Elected last year as a no-nonsense candidate to clean up Africa’s biggest democracy, his popularity has fallen amid various spiraling crises a faltering economy, a deadly insurgency, a devastating famine. And now, even his wife is skeptical.

West Brom 1-1 Tottenham: Dele Alli late equalizer sees Spurs maintain unbeaten record

Dele Alli netted late on to cancel out Nacer Chadli's earlier goal as Tottenham maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 1-1 draw at West Brom.

Rivers to cultists: Embrace amnesty or face wrath of law

The Rivers government has warned cultists still bearing arms to embrace its amnesty offer or be ready to face the wrath of the law.

Mr Ken Chinda, the Special Adviser on Amnesty to Gov. Nyesom Wike, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Port Harcourt on Saturday.

Chinda said some unrepentant cultists in Ogba/Egbeme/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state were frustrating the amnesty programme.

Extension of JAMB validity result to 3 years dangerous – Scholar

Dr Oluyombo Onafowokan, an Associate Professor, said on Saturday that the directive by the Senate that JAMB should extend the validity of its results to three years will have negative effect on the nation’s standard of education.

Onafowokan, a Senior Lecturer, School of Management & Social Sciences, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sango-Ota, Ogun.

He explained that such policy would make students lackadaisical and unserious.

Arsenal 3 Swansea 2: Gunners held on to crucial 3 points despite Xhaka Red Card

Arsenal triumphed 3-2 against Swansea City in an amazing game at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

A Theo Walcott double gave the Gunners a seemingly comfortable 2-0 lead, only for Gylfi Sigurdsson to hit back and give Bob Bradley's men hope of a comeback.

Novak Djokovic says He is exhausted

Novak Djokovic admitted he was worn out from his dominance of the tennis circuit over the past two seasons after his nosedive in form grew steeper on Saturday.

The world number one said he was exhausted and emotional after a brilliant run in which he has snared six of his 12 Grand Slam wins, including four in a row up to June’s French Open.

He was speaking after a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to 19th-ranked Roberto Bautista in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters, a tournament he won for the third time last year.

Usain Bolt sets last race in Jamaica for June

Jamaica’s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will run his last race on home soil at June’s Racers Grand Prix before retiring from competition two months later, he said on Friday.

The 30-year-old has already said he plans to retire from the sport after the Aug. 5 to Aug. 13 world championships in London having won nine Olympic gold medals.

Argentina Coach denies Messi dictates team selection

Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza has refuted claims he operates a ‘friends of Lionel Messi’ selection policy.

Pressure on the Argentina boss increased with a 1-0 defeat at home to Paraguay in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying last Tuesday, leaving the South American giants outside of the top four in the CONMEBOL section and without a win in three.

Angel Di Maria endured a disappointing match in Cordoba while Sergio Aguero failed to convert a penalty, with Bauza criticised for not substituting either player.

Armed Men abducts American aid worker in Niger

An American aid worker has been kidnapped in a town northeast of Niger’s capital Niamey, before being taken by his abductors to Mali, according to a security source.

Armed men raided the house of the aid worker on Friday, killing his two guards before driving him off across the desert, the mayor of the town of Abalak said on Saturday.
“First they came on a motorbike and killed the guards,” the mayor told Reuters news agency by phone. “Then a 4×4 came and took him away and drove towards the Mali border.”

Expert says Biting fingernails may result to whitlow

A medical expert, Dr Festus Olalekan, has warned Nigerians against biting their finger nails, saying it could result in skin infection, especially whitlow.

Olalekan, who works with Graceland Hospital, Ilorin, on Saturday said that biting of nails had remained a common practice among people who do not realise the health implications.

He said that the finger nail is an ideal location for bacteria to grow and it can easily get transferred to the mouth and other parts of the body.

Adamawa State | Nigerian troops intercept suicide bomber in Madagali

Vigilant troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE Saturday morning intercepted and neutralized a male suicide bomber at Madagali, Adamawa State.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, in a statement, said the suicide bomber was spotted by a vigilant duty sentry while attempting to infiltrate troops along Madagali-Limankara road.

Iraq | Attacks including suicide bombings kill 46

Attacks killed at least 46 people in Iraq on Saturday, including a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group that was the deadliest to hit Baghdad in months.

The violence comes as Iraqi forces prepare for an operation to retake Mosul, the last IS-held city in the country a key battle, but one that will not end the threat of attacks such as those carried out on Saturday.

Chelsea 3 Leicester 0: Victor Moses on the scoresheet as Blues put 3 pass Foxes

Despite being billed as a close affair, Chelsea ran out comfortable 3-0 winners over Leicester City.

Last season’s Premier League Champions have been far from convincing this season. Leicester lost only three games throughout last season but have already lost to Manchester United, Liverpool and now Chelsea.

Chelsea started strongly and were rewarded for their fine football when Leicester defenders failed to mark him in the eight minute.

Gynaecologist cautions against using tampons for menstrual cycle

Photo Credit: WikiHow

Dr Kike Adesina of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital has warned women not to use tampons for menstrual cycle as it portends danger to them.

Adesina of the Department of Gynaecology of UITH told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday that tampons could pose danger to women’s health.
“Tampons in themselves are not safe due to the impact on vaginal health and hygiene.
“Women sometimes forget tampons in their body and this can serve as reservoir of infections,”. she said.

Houseboy says He stole His boss’ N1.3m to build house for His family

Twenty-year-old Uweb Samuel, a Cross River State indigene working as a domestic help in Magodo area of Lagos, sat on the grounds of the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, with his head bowed.

Shaking his head intermittently to register remorse, Uweb said he did not imagine he would end up the way he had.
“My boss trusted me so much. In fact, I had access to every part of the house,” he said.

African Player of the Year: Mahrez, Mikel Obi, Iheanacho make 30-man shortlist

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), have announced 30 players who are up for the African Player of the Year award.

Four-time winner Yaya Toure, who also made the final three last year is the obvious omission. But Andre Ayew, Islam Slimani, Mohamed Elneny, Victor Wanyama, John Obi Mikel, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa, Yannick Bolasie, Sadio Mane and Wahbi Khazri made the cut.

Kano | Islamic scholars call for Aisha Buhari’s arrest

We had expected that Islamic scholars would react to the unislamic remarks of Aisha Buhari against her husband.

The Islamic scholars who converged in Kano State decried her oublic barrage of her husband as an insult to Islamic teachings.

The Islamic scholars also called on security operatives to immediately arrest her once she steps foot into the country.

Following Aisha’s comments, President Buhari had dismissed his wife’s claims saying: “I claim superior knowledge over her and the rest of the opposition.

Madonna named Billboard's 2016 Woman of the Year

Madonna Louise Ciccone popularly known as Madonna has been named Billboard's 2016 Woman of the Year. According to Janice Min, the president and chief creative officer of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group,
"Madonna is one of a miniscule number of super-artists whose influence and career transcend music. With her creative vision, relentless innovation, and dedication to philanthropic causes, she is an inspiration to hundreds of millions of people around the world, all while shattering every career record out there. 

Pep Guardiola demands perfection from Sergio Aguero

Despite Sergio Aguero's fine start to the season, perfectionist Pep Guardiola wants more from his Manchester City forward.

Aguero has made a strong start to life under Guardiola, scoring 11 goals in eight games for City this term.

Guardiola, though, insists the Argentina international can do better.

We miss Kante and people need to accept it won´t be the same this season - Wes Morgan

Leicester City captain Wes Morgan concedes the Premier League champions are feeling the loss of former midfielder N'Golo Kante.

Morgan and Co. will come up against their ex-team-mate for the first time since Kante's switch to Chelsea when Leicester travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Kante was crowned Leicester's Player of the Season as the Foxes defied the odds to hoist the Premier League trophy aloft last term. And while Morgan said the France international is missed, he insists it is time to move on.

Borussia Dortmund 1 Hertha Berlin 1: Aubameyang late equalizer sets new record

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a penalty saved but then rescued a point for Borussia Dortmund as they set a new club record of 25 home games unbeaten in the Bundesliga with a 1-1 draw against Hertha Berlin.

Dortmund were far from their best at Signal Iduna Park and wasted chances before Aubameyang's late strike, sparing his blushes after he was thwarted by Rune Jarstein from the spot in a match that saw both sides reduced to 10 men.

It took a while for Friday's game, the first following the international break, to get going. With 51 minutes played Hertha sparked the contest into life as Valentin Stocker, who was dismissed in stoppage time, latched onto Vedad Ibisevic's superb pass to score his second of the season.

Di Maria out from PSG trip to Nancy with injury

Paris Saint-Germain will be without Angel Di Maria and Thiago Motta for their trip to Nancy in Ligue 1 this weekend.

Di Maria played the full 90 minutes in both of Argentina's recent 2018 World Cup qualifiers with Peru and Paraguay, but he has returned with an injury.

Exact details of the forward's problem are yet to be revealed, Di Maria's name just appearing on the absent list for Saturday's league clash with "hurt" the stated reason.

Want to Know How much sex is enough for couples? (Read Here)

There is a new study that has revealed how many times married couples need to have sex to experience optimal happiness in their relationship.

The US study was based on a survey of more than 30,000 Americans in four decades and was published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. 

Choi! Read How a Lady Beats Up An Able Bodied Man in a Bank In Ibadan

A social media user, Teebiggs based in Ibadan, Oyo state has taken to his social media account to narrate how a woman physically abused a man she accused of stealing her highly-priced mobile phones.

According to Teebiggs, he is sharing the story just so one or two people can learn from it. 

Read below: 

PDP says Eyitayo Jegede remains their Ondo Gubernatorial Candidate

October 14, 2016

Press Release

Re: Jimoh Ibrahim to Replace Eyitayo Jegede as PDP Guber Candidate in Ondo State…Jegede Remains Our Flag-Bearer in the November 26, 2016 Ondo Election – PDP

The Ruling of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja today, Friday, October 14, 2016 does not in any way affect the matter of the PDP Candidacy in the forthcoming Ondo State Governorship Election. The issue of Ondo Governorship was not the matter before Justice Abang in the Suit. The matter before his Lordship was in relation to the 2019 General Elections.

President Buhari Wants Increase In Trade Between Nigeria And Germany

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is seeking an increase in trade relations between his nation and Germany.

President Buhari, who addressed a German-Nigeria Business Forum in Berlin where he was on an official visit, urged German businessmen to explore different sectors of Nigeria’s economy that had not been opened up.

He told the gathering that a new bank, Development Bank of Nigeria, would soon begin operations to strengthen the government’s economic diversification programme.

John Legend and wife, Chrissy Teigen celebrates Baby Luna's six months birthday

37-year-old America Singer, John Legend took to his Instagram account to celebrate his son clocking 6 months. He shared a beautiful of his wife, Chrissy Teigen playing with their baby, Luna and captioned it '6 months'

His wife also shared a video on her Instagram Page and captioned it:

Amber Rose shows off her derriere in a transparent leggings (Photo)

TV Personality, model and actress Amber Rose suffered a wardrobe malfunction flashing her underwear via see through leggings as she headed to Dancing With The Stars rehearsals on Thursday.

The 32 year old who is almost as well known for her shapely behind as Kim Kardashian, is gradually proving a hit on the dance show.

Charlyboy says 89% of Abuja women are prostitutes

Charly Boy has taken to his Instagram to say that 89% of women in Abuja are Commercial Sex workers or to put it in a literal form – Runs Girls.

Iheanacho beats Ronaldo to win CNN Goal of the Week Award (See Polls)

Nigerian Football sensation Kelechi Iheanacho has been named the winner of the CNN Goal of the Week Award beating three-time FIFA Ballon D’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo to the coveted prize.

The 20-year-old was on target for the Super Eagles when they defeated Zambia 2-1 in Ndola during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier.

The Manchester City forward breezed past two Chipolopolo defenders to meet a return pass from strike partner Brown Ideye before rounding off the goalkeeper and calmly slotting the ball home despite the presence of two defenders on the line.

Bravery! African woman repels thugs who were about to stab a teenager with baby strapped to her back

Photo Credits: BBC London

Two black mothers, including one with a baby, intervened when thugs were about to stab a teenager in a busy shopping street. The niece and her aunt took action when two youths with huge knives chased two other boys through New Cross in south London. The aunt picked up a cafe chair and lunged at one of the knifemen with all her strength, knocking him off balance as he was about to attack one of the boys.

Dele Momodu reacts to President Buhari's 'my wife belongs to the kitchen' comment

Dele Momodu also weighs in on President Buhari's comment to his Wife, Aisha. The Ovation Magazine CEO, decided to go witty and said Buhari actually took it as a joke ...