Saturday 12 November 2016

South African Councilor Thembinkosi Zoleka Shot Dead At His Home

Thembinkosi Zoleka, the councilor of African National Congress, has been confirmed dead after he was shot in his bed at his home at Phillips Road around KwaZulu-Natal, around 11pm on Thursday night. According to Timeslive, Zoleka, who is popularly known as 'Commando', was found dead in his bedroom following a single gunshot wound to the head.

A statement released by Mdumiseni Ntuli, a spokesman of the ANC, KwaZulu-Natal party confirmed the demise of Zoleka.

Church members storm out of service after pastor says his 'husband' is 3 months pregnant (Photo)

Members of Atlanta’s Little Rock Missionary Church Of God walked out of service when their pastor Mr. Willam Terry Longstroke II brought it to their attention that his 'husband' of one month Mrs. Donte Terry was 3 months pregnant with what he claimed to be a blessing.

Savage! "You're a white man, you don't get to define what racism is"- Chimamanda tells white man (VIDEO)

During BBC's Late Night Show hosted by Emily Maitlis, the question that dominated the segment was "Is Donald Trump racist?"

Nigerian award-winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie had a feisty clash with her co-guest, Editor in-chief of The American Spectator, R Emmett Tyrrel.

Just so sad! Man buries his entire family on same day (Photos)

There was tragedy today at the burial of four members of the same family. Hyacinth Nwigwe and his family, from Anambra state, were on their way back from Pilgrimage at Holy Land, Olo, Enugu State on September 16, 2016 when they were involved in a fatal road accident.

Miss The Nigeria Vs Algeria Game? Watch Extended Highlights Here

Nigeria defeated the Algeria Team in the World cup qualifier match played at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, goals courtesy of Victor Moses (2), John Mikel Obi (1) of Nigeria and a lone goal courtesy of Nabil Bentaleb of Algeria.

Watch full highlights below:

Man Steals Chair From Church, Returns It then Arrested (Photo)

A man has been arrested in Uganda for stealing a set of chairs from a church. Joel Enuu, who lives in Otucopi, Soroti town and a regular churchgoer, had been admiring the chairs at St Patrick Catholic Church Madera Mission and developed a plan to steal them.

Enuu was also trying to impress his girlfriend who was pestering him to buy chairs for their apartment as the bed they used doubled as furniture. Enuu materialized his plan in two weeks and decorated his single room apartment with the chairs valued at a high price. Trouble started for the thief when the parish priest Father Simon Wankya issued a seven day ultimatum for the return of the chairs or the culprit will face the wrath of God.

A lady had a 'terrifying' dream about Donald Trump in 2015 (See details)

Let's just say this was more like a prophecy rather than a nightmare. This lady shared her terrifying dream in 2015, fast forward to 2016, Donald Trump is the President-elect.

RMD responds to Lady who says she is madly in love with him and still single because of him!

A lady wrote to Joro Olumofin to express how much she is in love with married and super hot actor Richard Mofe-Damijo.

She says she has remained single for four years, pushing away a lot of good guys because she can't imagine being married to anyone apart from the oh so dreamy RMD.

After RMD's attention was drawn to this SOS from his love struck fan, he gave her a very candid reply on his page.

Hot Kenyan TV girl says she's still a virgin, no one believed her including ME (VIDEO)

A Kenyan ex-TV presenter Elizabeth Irungu, has made people scream in disbelief after she sensationally claimed that she is a virgin and I don't even believe her jare!

During an interview, Elizabeth, a social media influencer had been asked if she uses a condom during sex, to which she replied  "I don't indulge in premarital sex, I'm a virgin," she said.

Choi! Officials of MFM church instruct bride to cut off her hair on her wedding day (Photo)

Today at a marriage ceremony in one of the branches of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) the joy of a bride was almost cut short when she was instructed by MFM church officials to cut off her hair.

According to the social media user who was the official photographer at the wedding, the bride had attached human hair weave to her natural hair but she wasn't allowed to go further with the wedding until she cut off the entire thing, as well as wipe off her makeup.

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Say What | Man buried in this fish-shaped coffin in Akwa Ibom. Photos

According to Essien Ndueso, the Special Assistant to the Akwa-Ibom state Governor on Media, an Akwa-Ibom man opted to "swim to the great beyond' in a fish shaped casket.

Essien wrote:

Nigeria 3 Algeria 1: Blazing Victor Moses double gives Nigeria crucial three points

Nigeria defeated the Algeria Team in the World cup qualifier match played at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, goals courtesy of Victor Moses (2), John Mikel Obi (1) of Nigeria and a lone goal courtesy of Nabil Bentaleb of Algeria.

See What A Teacher Posted To Console Some Of Her Students After US Elections

The categories of people she listed are those who are likely to suffer in the United States should in case the new President-elect, keeps to his words during the campaigns.

Olu Maintain Says “Most People Get Married For The Glamour”

Singer Olu Maintain has stated that most people get married just for the glamour, but that’s not an excuse for him not to get married. He also waded into the current economic instability in the country.

In a chat with HipTv, the Lagos-born singer, on the current situation in the country, said,
“Nigeria politics is a very complex equation to solve. There is so much ethnicity.

Solidstar Comes for Headies Organizers Says They Use Bunch Of Unqualified Music Critics

In the penultimate year, Nigerian singer, Solidstar complained about being nominated in only two categories at the 2015 Headies – best music video and best reggae/dancehall single, saying he deserves more.

This year becomes even worse for him because his song ‘Wait‘ ft Tiwa Savage and Patoranking was nominated in only ONE category: Best Collabo.

Pageant Organizers Calls Chidinma Okeke a 'Liar' after her explosive Interview

After Chidinma Okeke granted The Nation newspaper interview (Read Here), where she claimed that ABS pressured her into making her infamous lesbian video, the pageant organizer has now come out to debunk her claims.

In a post on Facebook, one Uche Nworah wrote:

Headies Awards Organizers Explain Why Tekno remains a “Next Rated Artiste”

A few days ago, Singer Tekno expresses shock that he name was listed among the Headies 'Next Rated' Award. He wrote on his Instagram: “Next rated after how many years! Let’s be honest pls”.

Many of his fans see the “Next Rated” category as a category for “Upcoming Artistes”.

Now, the organizers of the Headies awards have come out to explain why Tekno still remains in the ‘Next Rated’ category, despite having released his first single in 2013.

Read below:

9 Reasons Women Stay with Cheating Husbands ... No 1 So on Point!!!

Janet and her two children kept cuddling on the bed while her husband’s phone rang for the seventh time in five minutes. It was a Saturday afternoon.

Soon enough, the sound became “deafening” and she had to answer the call to tell the person to call back in few minutes when he would have finished in the bathroom.

“The contact of the person calling was saved as ‘James office’ so I felt the person should be one of his colleagues and so I didn’t hesitate to use ‘sir’ when I answered the call, but I was surprised to hear a female voice,” she recalled.

“Losing my $1,500 wristwatch was terrible experience for me” – Actress, Nora Okonkwo

A bundle of beauty and brain, she exudes confidence and conviviality with a smack of straightforwardness. Passionate and methodical as an actress, she allows nothing to distract her attention.

A goal-setter and a thoughtful goal-getter, she has learnt the secret of success and stardom. As she claimed, she does not need a man to be a successful woman. Independent and prolific, Nora Okonkwo is perhaps the biggest young female Nollywood star.

SHOCKING! Pastor caught bonking another man in Delta state. See Photos

Another shocking photo of a pastor allegedly bonking another man has surfaced just a few months after the leaked lesbian sextape of Miss Anambra 2015, Chidinma Okeke.

The pastor in question is identified as Minister Collins Gideon, a student of Otefe Polytechnic, according to Sapele Olofofo Unugbragada.

Aww! You Need to See These Pre-Wedding Photos, It So Different and Unique

Nigerians have come up with different styles of pre-wedding shots in order to be unique and this is one of them. This couple who will be getting married today (Nov 12, 2016)in Abuja -have got their pre-wedding photos trending after exciting online users with their own style. 

The True Story! Chidinma Okeke Speaks Says "Pageant Organizers Insisted I Do The Sex Video"

Since the story of the sex video involving former Miss Anambra, Chidinma Okeke, broke a few weeks ago, several groups and individuals have come forward with different versions of what transpired between the embattled 20-year-old beauty queen and the organisers of the pageant.

The former beauty queen was seen in a shocking x-rated video with a lesbian partner. Surprisingly, the video was released on October 11, 2016, a few days before the expiration of her tenure originally billed for October 28, 2016.

Every day across the state since the video hit the streets, different versions of what led to the scandal are churned out by the actors, leaving the people confused and unsure of what to believe.

Oyo State | Police Arrest Armed Robbers While Treating Injured Colleague

A gang of robbers recently met their waterloo at their hideout in their attempt to treat their injured colleague in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the robbers, who had been terrorising Alafara area of Ibadan were arrested on November 7, by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Woman Slam After Revealing The Dreams She Had With T.B Joshua. Photo

A Ugandan woman identified as revealed on Facebook how she had a dream last night about a sick Russian child whom she prayed for with the anointing oil and water gotten from prophet T.B Joshua. According to her, the child was instantly healed after the prayer in her dream.

Instead of rejoicing with the Facebook user over her 'miraculous dream', some online users have bashed her heavily -telling her to take her drugs. 

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Photos: Hillary Clinton's Aide Weeps While Walking On The Streets Of New York

Hillary Clinton's closest aide Huma Abedin wept openly in the street on Friday as she returned to the place where the Democratic candidate's campaign was fought - and lost. Abedin looked like she had the weight of the world on her shoulders as she visited the campaign headquarters of the failed presidential candidate – after her own stumbles and her husband's sexting habits helped contribute to Clinton's historic defeat.

Say What | Chinese Residents Rush To Boil Eggs In Free Hot Water After Heat Pipe Burst. Photos

Residents in a Chinese city seemed excited when a heat pipe suddenly burst, causing the street to be flooded with hot water. They flocked to boil eggs, wash their faces and clean vehicles in the streams.

The bizarre incident occurred at the crossroads of Duling Jie and Xili Road in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. 

My Name Sandra – This Is My Story

I and my man, Mike have been married for 8 years and believe me, we have seen it all. I love him and I feel he loves me too but something wasn’t right anymore. That spark we had when we first met was no longer there, intimacy have become boring and more of a routine after having our two kids. I and hubby have talked about this and nothing seemed to be working, we even went on vacation but that didn’t change anything. We simply gave up believing that marriage and relationships become boring with time and it’s natural or normal to feel that way after some time.

Photos: This is what Deputy Gov of Imo State did to angry driver who blocked highway

Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has been hailed after brokering peace between two conflicting groups on Friday evening. The deputy governor who was passing by in his convoy encountered a bitter exchange between the tanker drivers and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps. 

The tanker driver who identified himself as 'Nnamdi' from Delta State, allegedly sprinkled a sachet water on a top agent of the government of Imo State and the security details of the official flagged them down to stop but they refused.

Photos: Aliko Dangote Part Of Dignitaries At The Inauguration Of Edo Governor-elect, Obaseki

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have started arriving Benin City, Edo State ahead of today’s inauguration ceremony of the state’s Governor-elect, Mr. Godiwn Obaseki and his Deputy Governor-elect, Philip Shaibu.

The arrival of the governors and other top government functionaries, business magnates, captains of industries, friends and associates of Obaseki and Shaibu into the state had peaked activities at the Benin Airport yesterday.

Donald Trump Reveals He Will Not Accept The President's Salary (See Details)

Republican president-elect Donald Trump has said he will not accept a salary for being president. There have been questions concerning what will happen to Trump's income in the wake of his winning the 2016 US presidential election, CBS News reported on Friday. 

Trump said at a September 17, 2015, event in Rochester, New Hampshire: 'The first thing I'm going to do is tell you that if I'm elected president, I'm accepting no salary, okay? That's not a big deal for me.'

Military Sources Says "Boko Haram Used Chibok Ransom To Buy Powerful Weapons"

According to new reports making rounds, the recent ransom paid to Boko Haram in exchange for the release of some Chibok girls have contributed to the recent upsurge in the killings and disappearances of soldiers engaged in the fight against the insurgents, senior military sources have revealed.

Read via to Punch

The military men told Saturday Punch that despite denials by the Federal Government, money was paid to the sect to secure the release of the abducted girls. It was learnt that the insurgents demanded $50m for the release of the girls but about a quarter of the sum were eventually paid.

EFCC Arraigns Two Over $1million Fraud Scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, arraigned Sada Adamu and Babatunde Faro at the Federal High Court Maitama in Abuja over charges of money laundering, false declaration of assets and fraud, to the tune of one million dollars.

This is contained in a statement issued by Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media & Publicity of EFCC and made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja on Friday.

One of the counts reads:

OMG! RCCG Pastor’s son stabbed to death in Canadian Bar

Solomon Odekunle, on Sunday, November 6th, was seen staggering out of a popular hangout, Piper’s Bar and Grill, in Ottawa, Canada, with blood gushing out of his neck.

According to residents of their neighborhood in Fagba, Lagos, the victim’s father is a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. He was admitted at the University of Ottawa in 2012, to study Economics.

Babatunde Fashola: Jonathan’s Economic Success Was Due To High Oil Prices, Not Sound Policies

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Friday said the claims made by Jonathan’s administration that its policies were responsible for the country’s growth over the past decade was false.

According to the minister, Nigeria’s economic growth under the former president was as a result of the high oil prices.

SHOCKING! Osun State Poly Graduate Screams From Sleep And Dies

Felix Agandi, a fresh graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, has died after he reportedly screamed from his sleep few days after he defended his undergraduate project.

The deceased, who is said to be an orphan, had struggled to finance his education from the beginning to the end of his National Diploma programme.

The 27-year-old student was dropped at his residence by his friend on Monday night, after which his scream woke neighbors up who rushed him to the hospital. But he was reportedly certified dead inside the car before he got to the hospital on Tuesday morning.

Fashola Says Current Recession Has Been Growing For Three Years

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works, And Housing, said on Friday night that the prescription for a recession in Nigeria had been in place for more than three years.

Fashola, accompanied by the Minister of State in the Ministry, Mustapha Shehuri, and its top officials, spoke at a media briefing to commemorate his first year in office.

He noted that when workers were being retrenched and the purchasing power of an average citizen eroded, as had been the case since 2013, these were obvious signs of recession.

Governor Ambode Unveils Tower At Eko Atlantic City

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Friday, unveiled the Eko Black Pearl Tower, one of the residential high-rise buildings located in the center of Eko Atlantic City in Lagos.

Ambode said that the unveiling marked the official take-off of the Eko Atlantic City (EAC) – a multi-billion dollar project constructed on reclaimed land from the Atlantic Ocean.
“This unveiling has brought Eko Atlantic City to life. This building has set a new standard for property development in this state.

Barcelona ready to make massive offer for Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona is ready to ramp up their interest in Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho - and are looking to land him for £65million.

That is according to Spanish newspaper Sport, who have put the Brazilian on their front page with Barca reportedly lining up a bid.

The report comes just the following morning after Coutinho and Barcelona forward Neymar combined to lead Brazil tao a 3-0 win over fierce rivals Argentina.

Bitter delegates set man ablaze in PDP Abia primaries

A man identified as Onyemaechi was burnt alive during an outbreak of violence at the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia state.

Ogbonnaya Nta, the spokesman of the Abia state police command, confirmed the incident to NAN, but did not give details of how Onyemachi was killed.

Nta said the deceased was a member of the staff of Isialangwa north local government, venue of the election.

Man City Sergio Aguero reveals his next club ... No NOT Madrid

Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero has insisted there is no rift between him and manager Pep Guardiola but admits that he is already thinking about life after the Etihad.

Agüero is currently away on international duty with Argentina but has been in fine form for his club this season having already bagged 11 goals in all competitions.

Despite some impressive performances, the former Atletico Madrid striker found himself on the bench for City's matches against Barcelona and Everton in October. This had led to speculation that the Argentine had fallen out with his boss, and that Guardiola was considering selling the striker.

MMM now our surviving hope - Bayelsa doctors laments

Resident doctors attached to the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State last week protested over unpaid four months salaries owed them by the Federal Government, threatening to withdraw medical services to patients on November 15.

The protesting doctors, under the Association of Resident Doctors said though they have met the management of the Federal Medical Centre over the issue, the responses were not encouraging.

The aggrieved resident doctors led by their Chairman, Dr. Nonso Okoye, and armed with placards some of which reads “Our Families are hungry”, FG pay our salaries” and “we are hungry, MMM is becoming an option”‎, called on Nigerians to prevail on the Federal Government to pay up salaries owed them.

Governor Wike sacks special adviser on Protocol

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has sacked his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Protocol, Sir Joe Akpa.

Wike, through his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, Friday in Port Harcourt, wished Akpa well in his future endeavours.

No reason was given for the sack of the top aide by Wike, a lawyer and former Minister of State for Education, but investigation revealed that Akpa was suddenly relieved of his appointment in view of a minor breach of protocol.

I see Alex Iwobi being in Arsenal for very many, many years - Father

Alex Iwobi will turn down a big-money move to mighty Barcelona to stay at Arsenal because he is still learning the trade, according to his father.

The 20-year-old Nigeria international has been at ‘The Gunners’ since he was six and he is now a first teamer.

His father, Chuka, said his son is still developing at the top London club and would rather stay put there.

Drogba squash retirement rumour says he is still a kid

Didier Drogba might be turning 39-years-old in March of next year, but the Ivory Coast and Chelsea legend have no intentions of hanging up his boots anytime soon.

The former Elephants skipper will be out of contract with Major Soccer League (MLS) side Montreal Impact at the end of the season but has indicated that he is not thinking of retirement just yet.

Ibe Kachikwu says Security challenges in Niger Delta will be over soon

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has assured Nigerians that the security challenges in the Niger Delta will soon be resolved.

Kachikwu gave the assurance in Abuja on Friday in a statement signed by the ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Mr Idang Alibi.

The minister, according to the statement, observed that three attacks had taken place in the last two weeks, including Wednesday’s Forcados bombing, in spite of efforts being made to promote peace in the region.

Dbanj epic reply to man who complained of Nigeria music lyrics

Singer Dbanj was entertaining questions from fans when a man told him he is worried Nigerian music lyrics, that it's always about girls and love, that there should prophesy in our music.

Well, Dbanj gave him an epic reply, he said; "Go and get a prophet,". 

Watch video below:

Alert! This guy wanted for allegedly stealing cameras worth 850k

According to a Twitter user, Gerry Kachikwu who posted the notice online, he says the guy in the photo above is wanted for stealing cameras worth N850,000.

Aww! Michelle Obama is all shades of beauty in her final Vogue cover as First Lady. Photo

To call Michelle Obama’s first lady farewell tour a roller coaster of emotions would be an understatement. There were the love letters in T Magazine, the relentless, passionate campaigning for Hillary Clinton and the rose gold chainmail Versace gown seen ‘round the world, to name a few.

Now, during a week when we could all use a bit of a pick-me-up, FLOTUS is back to kick us right in the feels all over again.

Looking ethereal in a white Carolina Herrera gown, she is, as usual, the epitome of elegance and grace. Aptly calling her America’s “Mother-in-Chief,” the story followed Obama in the months leading up to Election Day.

Couple Goals: Funke Akindele and hubby, JJC Skillz hit the street of London (Photo)

Funke Akindele and Hubby, JJC Skillz are still in London after the premiere of her movie, Jenifa in London.

60-year-old man jailed for giving his Dog aspirin and paracetamol (Graphic photos)

A dog owner has been jailed for feeding his pet painkillers before beating the animal to death with a shovel.

Graham Williams, 60, tried to kill his German Shepherd called Yarna with aspirin and paracetamol because she was suffering from a melon-size tumour.