Wednesday 16 November 2016

Asisat Oshoala, Oparanozie, Ordega Make Falcons Final Squad for AWCON 2016

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced the official squad lists of the Super Falcons and the seven other teams ahead of this year’s Africa Women’s Cup of Nations holding in Cameroon.

The list which is made up of 21 registered players, was announced on CAF’s official website on Wednesday morning.

Oyo State | Kidnapped Methodist priest regains freedom

The Methodist priest that was kidnapped on his farm at Kufi area, along Olounda-Aba road, Ibadan on Thursday has regained freedom after five days in the kidnappers’ den.

Diocesan Bishop of the Methodist Cathedral, Ibadan, Rt. Rev. Amos Ajiboye, said Rev. Dr. Biodun Ogunbekun was released on Tuesday but he did not give details of how he was released or how the kidnappers contacted the church and the priest family.

Edo State | Lawmakers approve N200m houses for ex-governors

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the construction of houses for former governors and their deputies which should not be more than N200m and N100m, respectively, in any location of their choice.

The approval was sequel to the consideration of a bill for a law to amend the existing legislation on the Pension Rights of Governors and their Deputies in the state.

Oyegun: President Buhari is a democrat, not interested in controlling National Assembly

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a democrat, who does not subscribe to the idea of “controlling” the National Assembly as was the case when the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was in charge of the country.

He made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday in reaction to what he called attempts by the PDP to give a political coloration and other negative interpretations to Senate’s decision on Tuesday to reject the list of non-career ambassadorial nominees forwarded to it by the President.

Fani-Kayode says Donald Trump will stop Buhari’s Islamic agenda

While congratulating the United States President-elect, Donald Trump, a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says the incoming world leader would help to curb President Muhammadu Buhari’s Islamic agenda.

He said Trump would team up with Russian President, Vladmir Putin; and Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Nethanyahu, to curb terrorism worldwide.

Fani-Kayode narrates how suspected Boko Haram members protected him in prison

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says he was protected by Boko Haram suspects during his four-day detention at Kuje Prison.

Fani-Kayode said this in an article titled, ‘Head bloodied but not bowed and the ascension of President-Elect Donald Trump’ on Wednesday.

The ex-minister said he spent over two weeks in the underground cell of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission without being interrogated.

Presidency says Niger Delta militants frustrating government’s dialogue option

The Presidency has regretted that despite the Federal Government’s good faith in pursuing dialogue with the Niger Delta stakeholders, the militant groups have not reciprocated the government’s good gesture in finding a peaceful and lasting solution to the crisis in the oil-producing areas of Nigeria.

According to a statement on Wednesday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview he granted a Kano-based radio station, Express Radio.

EFCC re-arraigns Rickey Tarfa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday re-arraigned Rickey Tarfa (SAN), on an amended charge of offering of gratification to public officers.

The commission had on March 10, brought Tarfa before an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on a 27-count of willful obstruction of its authorised officers, refusal to declare assets, making false information and offering gratification to a public official.

Former NSA, Dasuki’s corruption trial adjourned to December

The trial of Sambo Dasuki and others was adjourned till December 7 for further hearing following a concession agreed upon by all the counsel concerned.

The trial which came up at an FCT High Court, Maitama, before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf could not go on.

However, all counsel had a chambers meeting with the judge and agreed on the date. All the defendants were in court except Mr. Dasuki.

Photo Of Gallant Soldier Killed In Boko Haram Ambush In Borno

May God protect our troops who have dedicated their lives to the safety of this country. Pictured is another Nigerian Army Officer Lt. Mukhtar, who was killed in the Boko Haram ambush that claimed the life of his CO, Lt. Colonel Umar in Borno. May his soul rest in peace.

Atiku Abubakar: "Boko Haram Can’t Exist If I Were President"

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Turaki Adamawa has declared that if he were the president of Nigeria, the Boko Haram insurgency would not take place in the country.

Abubakar made this known in Yola yesterday while speaking at the distribution of relief materials to over 50,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at American University of Nigeria (AUN) drawn from all over IDPs camps across the the state to commemorate his 70th birthday celebrations.
“If you recalled, while we are in office in 2002, such a small up raising, very similar to this Boko Haram, reared their head in Yobe State, then, we smashed it immediately.

IDPs fight over relief materials in Abuja Camp

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in a camp in Abuja on Tuesday disrupted the distribution of relief materials by the Red Cross Society. During the exercise, a crowd of impatient IDPs grabbed materials being distributed by aid workers which led to a free for all.

The acting Secretary General of the Red Cross, Mr Andronicus Adeyemo, said that the relief materials were targeted at addressing the rising cases of malaria in the camp.

OMG! See What This Couple Did After They Were Spotted Naked On A Balcony (Photo)

A couple was photographed romping naked on an apartment balcony. A shocked onlooker snapped the mystery pair baring all at a Darwin complex in Australia on Saturday.

Speaking to The NT News, the witness said the bare-breasted brunette simply 'twerked' at him when he objected to the display of flesh. 

Photos: Kenya Police Destroyed Thousands Of Illegal Firearms

The Kenya police on Tuesday burnt 5,250 illegal firearms consisting of both confiscated and surrendered arms that had been stockpiled for nearly one decade as a message to urge others with similar weapons to surrender them.

The country’s deputy president William Ruto oversaw the exercise accompanied by the minister for internal security, Joseph Ole Nkaissery.

Photos: ISIS Terror Group Releases Photos Of Its Agricultural Activity In Iraq

The Islamic State terror group has released pictures of its Agricultural activity in Mosul, Iraq. The terrorist's sect did this in a bid to diversify its economy as the Iraqi Special Forces ISF tighten the noose around the city. 

Photo: Police Parade Men Involved In A Plot To Kidnap Billionaire, Femi Otedola

Three men involved in a plot to kidnap Nigerian billionaire and oil tycoon, Femi Otedola, have been paraded by the Nigeria Police Force. Read the press statement below;

An attempt to kidnap a Nigerian oil magnate, Femi Otedola, has been foiled by the Nigeria Police Force.

2. The IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) accomplished this task when it arrested a three-man notorious kidnap gang on the 23rd June, 2016.

Maritime University Bill Pass Second Reading Despite Rotimi Amaechi's complaint

The bill for the establishment of Nigerian Maritime University at Okerenkoko in Delta State, on Wednesday, scaled second reading at the Senate, months after Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, announced the scrapping of the project.

The bill sponsored by James Manager (PDP-Delta) was unanimously supported by the senators after the mover’s lead debate, making case for the establishment of the university.

The groundbreaking of the proposed school at Okerenkoko in Warri south-West local government area was done by former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2014 and, according to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, physical asset were on site.

Photos: Two white South Africans in court after forcing black man into a coffin

Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Martins Jackson have been charged with assault and kidnapping following a video showing the two men forcing a black man into a coffin while threatening to put a snake and petrol inside the casket as well.
"They were accusing me of trespassing. They beat me up and forced me into the coffin," said Victor Rethabile, the victim. The two white men were remanded to prison until the postponed case date on January 25.

Aww! BBC Presenter goes into labour minutes after appearing on Live TV (Photos)

A BBC presenter went into labour minutes after reading the news on live TV - and gave birth to a baby boy with a fellow newsreader by her side. Victoria Fritz, who reads the business news on BBC Breakfast, had been discussing easyJet's latest figures on Tuesday morning's show.

But she had more important news to deliver and went into labour while still on set.

Jigawa State | 30-Year-Old Man Kills His Father For Failing To Give Him Food

A 30-year-old man, Muhammad Adamu, has allegedly stabbed his father to death in Mairakumi village in Malammadori Local Government Area of Jigawa. The suspect, who is said to be a psychiatric patient, stabbed his 60-year-old father, Malam Adamu, while working on his farm.

According to an eyewitness account, the suspect was infuriated by the reluctance of the deceased to give him food.

OMG! Cambridge Students Strip Naked In Public To Find Who Has The Best Bum (Photos)

Students at one of the world’s top universities have stripped off naked to find out who has the best bum. More than a dozen cheeky Cambridge University students have bared all in the hope of being crowned Cambridge’s Best Bum.

The brave applicants have stripped naked everywhere from rooftops to the library and even the local chippy.

Teenage Boy Captured 'Stealing Mobile Phone From A Charity Shop Assistant'

A boy believed to be just five years old was enlisted by two men to steal from a Cancer Research store in a distraction theft. Police are hunting the duo who distracted staff as the little lad nabbed the assistant's phone - clothing was also pilfered from the fundraising shop.

Scotland Yard released CCTV footage of one of the men instructing the boy to take the phone behind the till of the store in Wimbledon, southwest London. Another man is said to have been distracting staff.

So Cute! Meet the "World's Hairiest Baby" Who Has Become A Viral Sensation

A baby girl has become a social media sensation with her natural full hair. Her hair is so big that strangers have accused her of wearing a wig. Her mother revealed how she and her baby daughter are stopped by strangers for selfies.

So Cute! Meet the "World's Hairiest Baby" Who Has Become A Viral Sensation

A baby girl has become a social media sensation with her natural full hair. Her hair is so big that strangers have accused her of wearing a wig. Her mother revealed how she and her baby daughter are stopped by strangers for selfies.

Three Brothers Convert To Islam In Imo State (Photos)

A report making the rounds online has it that three brothers of the same parents from Chokoneze in Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA, Imo State, accepted Islam 2 days ago. 

Their names were also changed after the change of religion; Chinonso now Hassan, Chika now Musa. Chibuzor now Abdulrahman. They are now in an Islamic school in Kaduna state to have basic Islamic education.

See another photo below:

Lagos accident kills four, burnt six vehicles

At least four men were on Wednesday killed and six vehicles razed in an early morning accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The accident which occurred around 3:00am, was said to have been caused by a diesel tanker, which lost control and rammed into a truck carrying beer, resulting to an inferno.

It driver, while on high speed, abruptly applied brakes before ramming onto the beer laden truck at Kara Bus Stop, Isheri Osun.

Pastor who allegedly impregnated 17-year-old girl remanded in prison

An Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of a 48-year-old pastor, Micheal Adeniran, in prison custody for allegedly impregnating a teenager.

The magistrate, Mrs Oriyomi Sofowora, ordered that the accused be remanded for the facts of the case to be stated.

She then adjourned the case till Nov.30.

Photos of Weapons 'Recovered' From Shiite Muslims After Clash With Police In Kano

Members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Monday morning clashed with the police in Kano city. Over a dozen people including a police officer were killed from the violent clash. According to reports, the clash started around Tamburawa, on the outskirts of Kano city, when the police tried to stop a Shiite protest.

Kendall Jenner finally explains why she quit Instagram

Kendall Jenner had no idea her exit from Instagram would become a major news story.
"It's so crazy to me that it even became huge news like that. Like I have no idea how that happened. I guess I didn't expect it," the model and reality television star told Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Senator Dino Melaye at Harvard (Photo)

Senator Dino Melaye ‏has posted pictures of himself at the Class 2016 EL Harvard Kennedy School.

My Name is Usain Bolt and I am not a ‘womaniser’

Usain Bolt says he should not be judged by his culture after raising concern about how the press covers his `womanising.’

According to the Jamaican sprinter the British press is always trying to make him out to be a bad guy who loves women.
“You can’t judge a different culture by your own culture. In England when you get famous the first thing you do is get married and have kids.

Nigerian Boxer signed to Mayweather promotions

Nigerian boxer, Oluwafemi Oyeleye has signed a contract with American professional boxer, Mayweather. Mayweather promotions announced the news on their social media, and Oluwafemi replied below.

Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision.

Barcelona signs new €220m shirt sponsorship deal

Barcelona will have a new name on the front of their jerseys from the start of the 2017-18 season with Rakuten becoming their new sponsor as part of an initial four-year deal worth an estimated €220 million.

Founded in 1997, Rakuten are the largest eCommerce company in Japan, and started expanding outside their home country in 2005 and are eager to further expand their worldwide reach through one of La Liga's biggest names.

El Rufai is a professional liar - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party National Youth Frontiers (PDPNYF) has said that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has ‘a history of telling lies publicly and ‘that a man who can betray those who brought him up in politics is capable of anything.’

The youth group, on its twitter handle on Wednesday, reacting to El-Rufai recent reply to Alhaji Abubaker Atiku stated further that Abubaker Atiku made El-Rufai Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, and eventually a minister.

Why I Have 18 Children – Actor, Adebayo Salami

Yoruba veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, popularly called Oga Bello, has talked about reasons why he has 18 children.

In an interview with Olushola Ricketts, the actor who has been acting for 52 years, talked about on his reaction to his son Femi Adebayo’s marriage.

Read excerpts below:

Five steps to have a girl running after you


You have to seriously take note of this guys. Intelligence is in every woman’s (well most women) list when they are being asked what they like about a guy because to them smart is the new sexy.

Being good with you diction is also a booster , ladies like it when a guy is articulate

But try not to get it all mixed up, being intelligent isn’t just about you going to school but being able to know something about everything , be that guy who can challenge her intellectually, and tackle her in a friendly debate. But you must not overdo this as it makes you look arrogant or a know it all.

SHOCKING! 27-year-old lady dies after drinking a concoction her Pastor gave her

Prophet Ola Bakare of Jesus the Solution Ministry located at Ajangbadi, Lagos, is currently on the run after a 27-year-old woman vomited and died, drinking a concoction he allegedly gave her.

The elder brother of the deceased, Chinoso Izuka, said that his younger sibling, Maryjane Chinwendu Izuka, complained of a stomach upset and died on Saturday, November 12, after drinking the concoction the pastor gave her. This was after a vigil Maryjane attended in the company of her sister on Friday.

Photos: Actor, Leo Mezie back to Nigeria after successful kidney surgery in London

Leo Mezie, the actor that was diagnosed with Kidney disease five months ago and solicited for N10 million naira from well meaning Nigerians to help him undergo a kidney transplant surgery is back in Nigeria after a successful surgery in London.

According to Ani Amatosero who shared the photo on her Instagram page, Leo has fully recovered! See more photos below:

Ali Baba narrates airport experience with Cossy Orjiakor

The popular comedian took to his Instagram page a while ago to share a hilarious story of his experience with Cossy Orjiakor. Read what he wrote below with photo.

He wrote:

ICC summons Attorney General over massacre of Shiite Muslims

The international Criminal Court of Justice (ICC) has invited the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami SAN for explanations over the clash between Nigerian army and Shi’ites Muslims in Zaria.

Malami is expected to leave Nigeria today for the ICC to explain the part played by the military during the clash.

United States | Senator pushes to abolish electoral college after Trump win

A California senator introduced legislation Tuesday to rid the United States of its electoral college, the system that allowed Donald Trump to win the presidency despite Hillary Clinton’s lead of nearly one million votes.

The measure comes amid calls for reform following last Tuesday’s presidential upset but is a long-shot.
“This is the only office in the land where you can get more votes and still lose the presidency,” said Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer, who introduced the measure.

Meet the Donald Trump-like bird that has become viral sensation

Tourists are apparently flocking to see this male bird, known as Little Red, at the Hangzhou Safari Park in China’s Zhejiang province. You have to admit, with its combover and rusty tan face, the similarities are striking.

Despicable! Man kills 16-yr-old step-daughter, sells head to son for N3,000

A 63-year-old man Korede Odubela, has been arrested by police in Ogun State for allegedly killing his 16-year-old step-daughter, Amudat Oshimodi, and selling her head to his son, Seun, a herbalist, who allegedly paid N3,000 as first installment.

It was gathered that the suspect reportedly connived with another accomplice, Lekan Lawal, to commit the crime at Imosan Area of Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of the state.

These were revealed by the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who paraded 12 suspects, including the two suspected killers, at the command’s headquarters, Eleweran Abeokuta, yesterday, for various offences including robbery, burglary and stealing.

APC sharing contaminated and killer bread to Ondo people – Eyitayo Jegede

The factional governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), has warned the residents of the state to shun loaves of bread allegedly being distributed by some agents of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN).

He alleged that the bread contained some chemical substances that could destroy the health of its consumers.

Jegede, who spoke in Akure through the Director of the Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation, Mr. Kayode Fasua, disclosed that the “poisoned bread” had allegedly landed many of its consumers in hospitals.

Timi Frank drag APC to court over suspension

The embattled deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has sued the governing party over his suspension and the move to expel him.

Frank told reporters in Abuja, reiterating his stand that he remained the acting spokesperson of the APC.

He said he resorted to legal option to seek redress after the refusal of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) to react to his letters, citing relevant sections of the party’s constitution on why he has right to act as the spokesperson of the party.

EFCC confirms ongoing probe of MMM operations in Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has confirmed that it is investigating operations of the MMM investment scheme in Nigeria.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the agency has put MMM under surveillance, and that the House of Representatives cannot direct the EFCC to investigate what he described as faceless wonder bank like MMM.

Oh Boy! S*xy Russian Girl shares steamy and eye-popping photos of her hot body

Meet Anastasia Kvitko, from the Russian city of Kaliningrad, now famous for her hourglass figure, according to Dailystar reports.

The brunette with an amazing figure has left many hearts racing with her sexually appealing figure. In her latest pictures, the model showed off ample flesh as she posed for the camera in a revealing swimsuit. 

See more s3xy photos below:

Watch Air Force Bombard Boko Haram Location at Malkonori, Borno (Video)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has carried out a recent attack on Boko Haram insurgents’ location outskirt of Malkonori in northern Borno State. The latest attack was a follow-up to the close air support operation that repelled the insurgents who attacked own ground forces at Kangarwa.

Commanding Officer, Eight Soldiers Killed in Boko Haram Ambush

Nigerian troops suffered another setback on Tuesday in the quest to root out Boko Haram remnants from the North-eastern part of the country, with the reported death of the Commanding Officer of the 114 Task Force Battalion, Lt.-Col. B.U. Umar.

According to reports by THISDAY, the casualties of Nigerian troops in the latest Boko Haram ambush, which occurred between Pita and Piridang in Borno State, could be well over eight.

Military sources, who could not confirm whether others in the commanding officer’s convoy were killed or survived the attack, said that the unfortunate incident occurred yesterday morning.