Tuesday 15 November 2016

So Sad! Nollywood producer and Director, Ansa Bassey Kpokpogri dies at age 36

Top Nollywood filmmaker and Director, Ansa Bassey Kpokpogri has passed away. The Calabar-born mother of one reportedly died of pains from peptic ulcer.

Filmmaker Uduak Isong Oguamanam, younger sister of Emem Isong, took to her Facebook to write a glowing tribute to the University of Calabar graduate, whom she described as a friend, partner and colleague;

Dasuki allegedly declines Federal Government offer to attend father's burial

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki who is currently under detention reportedly rejected the offer made by the federal government to attend his father's burial.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazaum disclosed this to newsmen in Sokoto today after Dasuki's father's burial, the 18th sultan, who died on Monday night. He said the federal government first offered to allow him to visit his sick father at the hospital some days ago but he declined, saying he preferred to remain in detention and pray for him. 

Photo: MMM advert spotted inside a banking hall in Nigeria

So even the bank are now supporting MMM? Let's hope it was photoshopped

Shooting at Oklahoma: Police investigating report at City airport

Police officials confirmed they are investigating a shooting at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City.

Officials said a man was lying in front of a ticket counter Tuesday, saying he was shot. Airport officials said a person was injured and that officers are searching for a shooter. 

The investigation is affecting flights.

Michael Essien Says Ghana Are Better Than Nigeria

The former Chelsea player and Black Stars Of Ghana Captain was too quick to gave the nod to the country against the in-form Super Eagles.

The Former Ghana international Michael Essien made his reaction known in a recent interview with BBC News and also praised some of his former team-mates ahead of Nigeria, regardless of their sparkling form.

When asked to pick five likely candidates to win the CAF African Footballer of the Year 2016, the former Chelsea midfielder said he prefer Ghanian Andre Ayew to his former Chelsea teammate John Mikel Obi who was stunning as he scored the second goal for the Super Eagles against the Desert Foxes of Algeria in a surprise encounter.

Customs seize 1600 bags of smuggled rice in Lagos

Officials of the Nigeria Customs on Sunday raided Itekun waterside at Ishasi, a suburb near Iba Local Government Area of Lagos, where they seized 1600 bags of rice brought into the country illegally by smugglers.

Taupyen Selchang, spokesman for Seme Customs Command told Premium Times that the raid was carried out by a combined team of officials.

Alex Iwobi One Of The Best Young Players In The World - Siasia

Samson Siasia, who gave Alex Iwobi his first chance with the Nigeria Olympics team, has hailed the Arsenal youngster as one of the best young players in the world.

He is equally amazed by how fast Iwobi has grown from playing in the second team of Arsenal to now a full international with Nigeria within a short time.

His Rainbow Flick against Algeria on Saturday compares to the tricks his uncle, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, pulled off in his playing days and remains a talking point several days after.

Ekiti State | Government says Senate lacks powers to probe how we spent bailout

The Ekiti State Government faulted the Senate over its plan to probe into the expenditure of the bailout granted the state by the Federal Government.

The government specifically stated that the upper chamber of the National Assembly lacked the powers to do so in a letter sent to the Chairman, Senate Committee on State and Local Government Administration, Senator Gumel Abdullahi, by the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the state, Mr. Owoseni Ajayi.

Niger Delta Avengers blow up Nembe pipeline in Bayelsa

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers have claimed an attack on Nembe Creek Trunk Line pipeline in Bayelsa State. The pipeline is operated by Agip, Oando and Shell.

The militant group said on Tuesday that the attack was carried out as a response to ‘Operation Sharkbite’ recently launched by the Nigerian Navy in the Niger Delta to curb piracy and enhance the security of critical oil facilities in the region.

Cultists surrender arms, ammunition in Rivers State

Cultists on Tuesday surrendered 911 arms, including AK-47 rifles and pump action guns, to the Rivers State Government in the just-concluded Amnesty Programme declared by the state.

This is as the State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, also placed a ban on vigilante groups in the state after receiving a report that some vigilante members belonged to various cult groups.

The cultists also laid down 7,369 ammunition through the Chairman of the State Amnesty Committee, Mr. Kenneth Chinda, at the presentation of the committee’s report at the Government House in Port Harcourt.

Gernot Rohr says they must prepare very hard for Cameroon

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has demanded preparations for the next World Cup qualifier against Cameroon even though it is nine months away.
“We must prepare very hard for Cameroon, even though that is still nine months away. The Lions are a good team and we must be at our best,” said Rohr.

LA Galaxy confirm Steven Gerrard exit

LA Galaxy have released a statement confirming that midfielder Steven Gerrard has left the club following the conclusion of his contract.

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard has confirmed he will leave MLS club LA Galaxy and take time to consider his future.

Husband beats wife to pulp for investing family savings in MMM

A housewife, identified as Mrs. Ogenyi, has been beaten to stupor by her angry husband for allegedly investing the family’s saving in Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, otherwise known as MMM, Daily Post reports.

Daily Post gathered that problem ensued between the couple, who resides on Balogun Street, Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos Sunday afternoon, after the husband returned from a trip to his hometown in Benue and discovered that the family saving box was missing.

OMG! Couple caught 'bonking on sofa' in a crowded nightclub (Photos)

This is the shocking moment a pair of randy partygoer appeared to be having sex on a sofa in the middle of a packed nightclub.

The couple reportedly shared a steamy embrace for a full five minutes in the crowded Cardiff club, despite having around “25 people watching” them.

They even reportedly carried on after someone tapped the woman on the shoulder.

So Cute! Check out these dapper photos of Wizkid's son, Boluwatife

Nigerian Award Singer, Wizkid's 5-year-old son is already showing that he got some fashion swag in him. Check out his style and pose in those photos above.

Nigerian lady recreates more celebrities looks, Lol you need to see that of Donald Trump

UK based Nigerian lady Ify, popularly known as Mummy Ndioha, who is known for creating famous celebrities lookalike has dished out another series.

This time she recreated looks of Funke Akindele, Annie Idibia, Omoni Oboli, Rita Dominic, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Blac Chyna, Davido, Tekno, Beyonce, Donald Trump, and Bobrisky.

See them after the cut:

You are a slaves to white Americans! - Minister Louis Farrakhan slams black Americans

American religious leader, activist, and social commentator, Louis Farrakhan in this video has furiously called out black Americans for complaining they aren't treated right. He has served as the minister of major mosques in Boston and Harlem.

He says they are slaves to white Americans, and that they have never being Americans. 

Oritsefemi apologizes from hospital bed, takes blame for Quilox fight

On Friday we brought you reports that singer Oritsefemi had a brawl with some of the bouncers at Quilox Nightclub in Lagos, which caused a lot of media frenzy.

Well, the singer has taken the bold step by accepting the blame and also apologizing. Read what he wrote below:

Naij.com's Yinka Adeparusi confirmed dead in accident

Nigerian award-winning photojournalist who works as an editor with Naij.com,  Adeyinka Adeparusi, earlier reported missing, has been confirmed dead in an accident.

It was confirmed that he was involved in a motorcycle accident in Abuja and died on the spot.

Photos: Woman kills cheating millionaire husband after being mock by his mistress

A woman who killed her cheating millionaire husband in a road rage attack was sent thousands of taunting messages by his mistress, including videos of the pair having sex, before she drove him off the road.

Frances Hall, 53, was jailed for two years in September after being convicted of killing her estranged husband Bill Hall Junior in San Antonio, Texas.

Her husband's younger lover, Bonnie Contreras, now 34, is accused of taunting Hall with the messages but insists she is 'not a bad person'.

OMG! Truck crushed woman to death in Ikorodu (Graphic photos)

This is just so sad! According to an eyewitness, the bike the woman was on tried to overtake the truck not knowing that the woman's cloth was hooked to the truck.

Uju Patricia shared the photos of the incident which happened in Ikorodu, Lagos.

OMG! Nollywood actress goes semi-nude for birthday shoot (Photos)

Actress Chelsea Eze decided to go half naked for her birthday shoot. She celebrated her birthday today by sharing these eye-popping photos to the delight of her fans.

See more photos below:

Choi! This dude must be an Igbo guy, Lol!

Call it blackmail but this dude is a good business man, lol!

Naij.com's photojournalist, Yinka Adeparusi goes missing under strange circumstances

Naij.com is announcing that Yinka Adeparusi, their photojournalist in Abuja has gone missing under very mysterious circumstances.

According to the site: 

Popular blogger, Laila Ijeoma '@LailaIjeoma' celebrates 8-year wedding Anniversary

Hardworking and charming looking Nigeria blogger, Laila Ijeoma is celebrating her 8th year wedding anniversary with her hubby. She took to her platform to share her happiness.

She wrote:

Damn! Man squeeze 7-inch chopstick into his penis to check if it's working

A disturbing hospital report has revealed how one desperate man was forced to turn to doctors after jamming a chopstick in his penis.

The Chinese man had been too shy to see his doctor after finding blood in his urine, so decided to use a seven-inch chopstick to work out what was causing his condition.

Is Former MBGN, Sylvia Nduka Pregnant? (See Photo)

Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Sylvia Nduka has sparked pregnancy rumours after she posted this lovely photo on her Instagram page recently. 

Kenyan couple names their cute baby after Donald Trump

A couple in the third largest city in Kenya, Kisumu have named their baby after Unites States President-elect Donald Trump. 

According to the Daily Nation the parents, Mr. Felix Otieno and Ms. Lorna Akoth, said they selected the name due to the tycoon’s principles. Kenyans have criticized the named on social media but the parents have remained adamant in their decision.

UPDATES! Whatsapp extends Blackberry shutdown

WhatsApp earlier this year announced they would no longer be supporting BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 handsets by the end of 2016 but it seems they have changed their mind.

According to an update in the FAQ section of  the WhatsApp app, it has now been extended to June 30, 2017.

The update reads thus:

LMAO! When taking pictures totally goes wrong ...

Well, it happens sometimes ... If this happens to you Fam, what will you do? Especially when it happens in an event?

Musician almosts collapsed after girlfriend gifts him a car

An upcoming musician was so overwhelmed by his girlfriend's unexpected and uncommon gesture that he screamed: "I can't keep calm!!".

He wrote:

“I wouldn’t rule out running for U.S. president”- Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

WWE superstar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has said he “wouldn’t rule out” a potential bid for the U.S. presidency. 44-year-old wrestler-turned-actor has never made a secret of his interest in politics and cited the recent election, where ex-The Apprentice judge Donald Trump was made America’s president-elect, as proof that he could set his sights on the White House if he wanted to.

Check out this before & after photos of giant sinkhole in Japan fixed in 2 days

Before and After within two days!

A busy stretch of road in the Japanese city of Fukuoka has been reopened just TWO days after the sudden emergence of a giant sinkhole which threatened to topple nearby buildings.

The massive hole – which was roughly half the size of an Olympic swimming pool – opened up during construction work on the city's underground network.

See the alarming marriage list man was given in Imo state

A Nigerian whose brother is intending to marry a lady from Mbaise, Imo state shared the heart stopping marriage list his prospective in-laws gave them. I use to assume a lot of people exaggerate when it comes to marrying from Igbo, well now the list has further enlightened me ... 

Bizarre! Moments juju men killed a man before 'mysteriously' resurrecting (VIDEO)

A bloodcurdling video has emerged showing the magic of the African Juju priests publicly murdering a man before apparently using their powers to 'bring him back to life'.

The footage has already gone viral on social media, being shared thousands of times.

It supposedly shows the man using a sharp blade to slice the victim’s neck in the bizarre ceremony.

MASSOB says we forced South-East senators to meet Buhari

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra said on Monday it was its threat to organise an internal revolution against Igbo leaders that forced Senators from the South-East to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

MASSOB had recently accused political, traditional, religious and opinion leaders in Igboland of “insensitivity” to the plight of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained pro-Biafra activists.

Kidnappers demand N100m for abducted Catholic Woman Leader

A Director in the Cross River State Ministry of Health, Mrs. Bibiana Elemi-Edu, was on Friday kidnapped by gunmen on Target Street in Calabar.

Elemi-Edu, who is the President of Catholic Women Organisation of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Calabar, was kidnapped at about 7pm on Friday when she went to visit the reverend sister in charge of Good Samaritan Home.

She was waiting for the gate of the home to be opened when the gunmen swooped on her and dragged her out of her Sports Utility Vehicle into a waiting black Volkswagens Golf.

10 Things That Can Cause Liver Damage

The liver is an organ that sits just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen. It is the second largest organ in the body. It works hard, performing hundreds of complex functions, that includes digestion, metabolism, nutrients’ storage and removal of toxins. There can be several things and health conditions that can unknowingly cause liver damage, some of which are:

Rapper Snoop Dogg's 22-year-old son accused of rape

Snoop Dogg's 22-year-old son, Corde Broadus is being accused of raping a pornstar. The pornstar, Leya Falcon went on Facebook yesterday and described a horrible encounter that she claims happened between her and the “son of a celebrity.” 

She alleges she was drugged and raped.

She didn't mention the person's name but 'Therealpornwikileaks.com' identified the person she was talking about as Snoop Dogg’s son Corde Broadus and claimed they got Leya’s permission to post her full story on their site. 

Read via MediaTakeOut.com:

Donald Trump soon to face sobering ‘reality’ check, says Obama

President Barack Obama cautioned against dire predictions for Donald Trump’s presidency Monday, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises.

The outgoing Democratic leader made his comments at a wide-ranging news conference before he embarked on a farewell visit to Europe to reassure worried allies about a man he once warned was “unfit” to lead the United States.

Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme To Return To Training In Two Weeks

Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme who missed the World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Uyo last week due to hip injury Is expected to return to his club, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC's training in two weeks time.

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, who disclosed this  to Completesportsnigeria.com on Monday said that he has been in regular contact with Ikeme, adding that he celebrated the Eagles win by calling on the squad members to congratulate them.

Recovered loots to part-fund N2.69tn deficit in 2017 budget

The Federal Government is proposing to fund part of the 2017 budget deficit of N2.69tn from funds recovered from treasury looters.

The proposal is contained in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework/Fiscal Strategy Paper, which was submitted to the National Assembly.

The Senate had two weeks ago dismissed the 2017-2019 MTEF/FSP sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the documents as “empty” and as such should not be considered.

NPFL Top Scorer Godwin Obaje On Trial At Russia Club

Russian league giants, Spartak  Moscow, are understood to be handing out trials to Nigeria Professional Football League top scorer, Godwin Obaje.

The Wikki Tourists of Bauchi talismanic forward scored 18 goals in the concluded 2015/2016 NPFL  to be crowned the goal king of the Nigeria domestic league.

Bovi shows off his dapper looks with this inspiring words

Comedian Bovi took to his social media account to share a dapper photo of himself but along with the photo he chooses to share this inspiring words. 

Read after the cut:
"The essence of this post is to show off this suit by @mcmeka but I'm gonna pretend like it's an inspirational post. So in life, whatever you do, a positive attitude is your biggest weapon to succeed. 

Rohr tells Troost-Ekong To Join A Bigger Club!

Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has told defender William Troost-Ekong, to move to a bigger club in a bigger league in Europe, to improve his game.

Troost-Ekong, who currently plays for Gent in Belgium, put in another fine performance, as Nigeria defeated Algeria 3-1 in a 2018 World Cup qualifier last weekend .

Pep Guardiola 'banned Manchester City players from having sex after midnight'

Samir Nasri has revealed that Pep Guardiola gets the best out of his players, by forbidding them to have sex after midnight.

Nasri is currently on a one-year loan from Manchester City, after playing for only 15 minutes in the Premier League under Guardiola.

Although he spent little time with the Spaniard, there were certain instructions that stuck with him.

Wole Soyinka won't face charges if he destroys his green card - US Immigration Lawyers

The United States government will not bring any civil or criminal charges against Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka if he eventually destroys his American green card as openly threatened, U.S. immigration experts told newsmen.

In fact, Mr. Soyinka will still be able to visit the United States at any time he desires even after destroying his green card before the public glare, the lawyers said.

Federal Government prevents Dasuki from attending his father's funeral

According to reports, former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki will ‎not be available at his father’s funeral in Sokoto state, as the federal government has no plans to release him for the burial rites.

New Report says Donald Trump is an orphan from Pakistan, See childhood photos

Neo News alleges that Donald Trump was actually born in Waziristan in 1946 as Dawood Ibrahim Khan.

They then went on to add that Trump lived there until 1955 when he was adopted by his American family following the reported death of his Pakistani parents.

The channel also showed a childhood picture of ‘Trump in Pakistan’ and claimed he received his childhood education in the country.

Bring men of God to cleanse the White House before moving in - IPOB tells Donald Trump

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has told the US President- elect, Donald Trump to ensure he embarked on spiritual cleansing at the White House before moving into it .

IPOB worldwide in a statement titled “Trump please cleanse White House before parking in if you want to succeed” said:
“We the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra want to advise American President-elect , Donald Trump to first bring powerful men of God to cleanse the White House before parking in if he wants to succeed and make sure his government bring back the face of God Almighty to America again.