Tuesday 29 November 2016

Mind blowing Photo of Dr. Leonid Rogozov performing surgery on himself in 1967

A jaw-dropping photo of Dr. Leonid Rogozov performing surgery on himself, 1967 While doing scientific research in Antarctica is currently trending online. 

Doctor Rogozov during the research had his appendix burst and with no surgeon nearby, he decided to handle the operation himself. In the end, the Doc recovered well and went on to live a long and happy life.

‘Kardashians’ continue KUWTK filming despite Kanye West's present state

It seems not even Kanye West present state could halt the production of the new series of Keeping Up with the Kardashian.

An E! spokesperson told Page Six on Tuesday that “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” “is currently in production and has not been halted,” despite a new report that Kim Kardashian has been “rethinking everything.”

Taraji P. Henson says playing the role of Cookie ruined her personal life (VIDEO)

Taraji P. Henson has disclosed in a recent interview how playing the role of Cookie in the famous TV series 'Empire' ruined her life.

The “Empire” actress discussed how the character has wrecked her personal life in a one-on-one interview with Ryan Reynolds as part of Variety’s “Actors on Actors.”

See what Gov Fayose was spotted wearing at a public function (Photos)

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose was recently spotted at a public event wearing white shorts.

In the meeting with traders, Fayose promised to re-open within the next 48hrs Fayose GSM Market, Ado-Ekiti that has remained under lock and key for more than one week if his conditions on cleanliness and decorum are met by the traders.

The governor said this after a meeting with traders from the market at the government house on Monday. The governor had directed the closure of the market about two weeks ago after some unscrupulous elements in the market stabbed a government official who was on official duty in the market.

Enrique says Iniesta will feature in El Clasico

Andres Iniesta is in contention to make his return from a knee injury when Barcelona meet Real Madrid in El Clasico on Saturday, Luis Enrique has confirmed.

The Spain international suffered ligament damage during the dramatic 3-2 La Liga win at Valencia on October 22, leaving the field in tears following a strong challenge from Enzo Perez.

Iniesta was initially expected to miss between six and eight weeks of action, but he looks set to return sooner than predicted.

House of Reps want fuel sold at N70 per litre

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Petroleum Products Prices Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) to review the current price template for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) with a view to reducing the price to N70.

This followed the adoption of a motion sponsored by Rep. Abubaker Fulata titled “Urgent Need to Review the Petroleum Price Template”.

Moving the motion, Fulata expressed dismay over the circulating rumour of a possible hike in the price of petrol in the country.

People blowing pipelines not ordinary Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has feared that those blowing up pipelines were not ordinary Nigerians. Buhari said this due to the sophistication and employment of high technical skills in their actions.

The President who was in doubt about the sophistry of the perpetrators felt that the militants were getting help from highly skilled engineering personnel who were inclined to using their skills negatively.

According to him, going into the sea for almost 70 kilometres to blow pipelines with ease were not ordinary.

Nigeria to start exporting rice in 2017, CBN says

Before the end of 2017, Nigeria will begin to export rice to other countries, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said.

The Acting Director, Corporate Communication,  CBN, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor, said this on Tuesday during a sensitisation/awareness programme for farmers in Bayelsa State on the apex bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.

Okoroafor, who said the CBN’s ABP had started yielding fruits, insisted that with the progress so far recorded by the CBN through its agricultural financing policies, the country would begin to export rice by next year.

Stephen Curry covers WSJ Magazine latest issue

American professional basketball player, Wardell Stephen Curry II popularly called Stephen Curry covers the latest edition of Wall Street Journal Magazine.

Gov Obaseki Engage Female Mechanics To Maintain Edo Government Vehicles

Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has offered to engage female mechanics for the maintenance of government vehicles, it emerged yesterday.

Besides, Governor Obaseki said as part of his administration’s strategic plans for competitive advantage, female drivers and mechanics would be encouraged to study at the Benin Technical College after a complete retooling and rehabilitation.

The Governor who made this disclosure during the graduation ceremony of twenty-five female mechanics in Benin City, Monday, said, “I want to throw an offer to you today - in Government House, we have a workshop. We would like you to come and take a look at it and also see if you can take over maintenance of the vehicles in Government House”

Wiz Khalifa Volunteer to Send Kanye West Some Weed to the ‘Mental Institution’

Not sure this is a diss or not! Wiz Khalifa was spotted leaving Catch in Los Angeles on Monday night when he was asked for his thoughts on Kanye West’s hospitalization.

While at first, it seemed he wasn’t going to comment, he told photographers that he believes Kanye needs to smoke some weed.

Yakubu Dogara: CBN hindering economic growth with reckless regulations

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday said the Central Bank of Nigeria has been making access to credit facility difficult for small and medium scale businesses in the country.

Mr. Dogara said the CBN had unilaterally put in place several regulations that hinder economic growth rather than spur it, promising that the parliament would look at the policies with a view to reversing them.

Nigeria amass over $1.1 billion from tourism in 2015

The Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Sally Mbanefo, on Tuesday said that the tourism sector generated over $1.1 billion in 2015.

Mr. Mbanefo disclosed this during a two-day Nigeria Tourism Investors Forum and Exhibition.

The forum is being organised by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN, in collaboration with NTDC and the National Institute for Hospitality and NIHOTOUR in Abuja.

The theme of the forum is “ Tourism: Tool for Economic and Development.’’

Minister reveals how Nigeria can get out of recession

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, said on Tuesday in Abuja that massive investment in infrastructure is the surest way to get the country’s economy out of the current recession.

Mr. Udoma, who was addressing the annual forum of laureates of the Nigerian National Order of Merit, during their 9th Award Winners Lecture, said the government was looking at various strategic ways of mobilizing revenue to get the economy back on the path of sustainable growth.

Kogi communal clash leaves two killed, 15 houses burnt

The Kogi State Police Command said on Tuesday that two people lost their lives in a communal clash in Ikende community in Bassa Local Government Council Area of Kogi State.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, William Aya, told journalists in Lokoja that the clashes occurred between the Ebira and Bassa kwomu speaking people of the community on November 26 and November 28.

Senate to investigate revenue generating agencies withholding govt funds

The Nigerian Senate is set to investigate the government’s revenue generating bodies suspected to have been involved in the practice of non-remittance – or under-remittance of revenues they generate to the treasury in violation of the law.

The resolution to investigate the agencies was passed on Tuesday, following a motion by Adeola Olamilekan.

Citing Section 80 of Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution which provides for remittance of all government revenues into the Consolidated Revenue Fund, Mr. Olamilekan, an APC Senator from Lagos State, expressed worry some agencies are mismanaging public funds and shortchanging government, despite the country’s economic woes, mainly marked by dwindling oil revenue.

Nigerian troops in Somalia have not been paid for 11 months

Nigerian troops have not been paid eleven months after they were deployed on peace enforcement duties in Somalia as Formed Police Unit (FPU) to assist the Somali police maintain law and order and provide cover for the country’s first democratic elections holding tomorrow. 

According to The Nation's Assistant Editor Seun Akioye, who was with the troops in Somalia,some of the Nigerian officers who spoke to The Nation in confidence said the security situation in Mogadishu is dire and that the troops risk their lives going out on patrols daily.

Fans react after Karrueche said two guys turned her down for a date

Karrueche revealed on Twitter that she asked two guys out on dates and they turned her down. This drew some mix reaction, while most fans think she is lying and seeking attention, other think the guys were scared of Chris Brown's drama.

See reactions below:

Just Wow! Osas Ajibade stun in lovely black dress

Actress and mom of one, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade rocked this stunning Tiannahstyling outfit to the Eloy Awards on Sunday.

Another photo below:

Jude Okoye celebrates the 2nd Birthday of his daughter, Emma

Jude Okoye, elder brother of the Psquare celebrated his daughter, Emma as she turned two today. He wrote:

Toke Makinwa and Bonang Matheba are on the cover of TW magazine

Nigeria's media personality Toke Makinwa and South Africa's Bonang Matheba covers TW Magazine latest issue. See more photos below:

Floyd Mayweather shades haters by showing off $100m check

Recently a video surfaced of T.I, Kevin Hart and a couple of others making fun of his father, Floyd Mayweather has hit back in the way he knows best .He shared a photo of a $100million check writing

Woman deliberately inflict injuries on a girl so as to use her for alms begging (Photo)

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two women one Amadi and Mama Esther – for allegedly abusing a nine-year-old girl, Joy Esemonu, in the FESTAC Town area of the state.

Punch Metro gathered that Amadi allegedly poured chemical on Esemonu, which made her sustain injuries in different parts of her body. Esemonu was subsequently led everyday by the suspect to a pedestrian bridge in the FESTAC area where she was made to beg for alms from passersby.

This is why women like to call men 'daddy' during s3x

The reason some women like to call men 'daddy' during sex has been revealed. But contrary to what you might believe, it's not due to 'daddy issues'. According to Daily Mirror, sex therapist Vanessa Marin explains that it probably underpins a yearning for 'dominance'.
"I've heard from a fair amount of men who were turned off by it, and were worried that it was an indicator of 'daddy issues'.

Airline ban Donald Trump's supporter for life after insulting Hillary Clinton supporters

A Donald Trump supporter has been banned from Delta airlines for life after he was caught on camera hurling obscenities at Clinton voters on board a flight.

Footage posted on Facebook shows the man  yelling ranting in support of the President-elect while  insulting supporters of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Woman Claims To Be The Wife of Late Music Legend, Prince

Claire Elizabeth Elliot has filed a request for the court to remove Bremer Trust Bank as the administrator of Prince’s estate and to name her as the executor because she’s his wife.

According to TMZ, Claire even claims there is a marriage certificate and will to back her up. It’s worth noting she did not attach those documents in her filing. Also, we checked Minnesota court records … no dice. 

REVEALED! Bobrisky Alleged Bae's Identity Finally Unveil (Photos)

Early this morning there was a trending topic cycling around the identity of Bobrisky's bae. Someone on Twitter claimed he can correctly identify the man in Bobrisky’s photo.

And has mentioned a name with more pics of Bobrisky and his alleged bae together as proof. The guy sent a DM to Subdeliveryman.

See it all below:

Huh! This Person Said A Woman’s Virginity Was Restored By God For Her Wedding Night

Well, here we good again ... a Twitter user Alec, has said that he has seen believers who lost their virginity before marriage get it restored by God for their wedding night.

Then the Twitter user went ahead to educate us about sex in marriage. See below:

So sad! Seminarian Preparing For Ordination Crushed To Death In Anambra State (Photos)

According to Facebook user, Daba FM, an alleged seminarian was crushed to death by a truck on the 22nd of November 2016, along Nkpor_Umuoji road.

The ‘seminarian‘ whose identity was withheld, according to the report was supposed to be ordained as a deacon/priest next week Friday.

WTH! Lady shares photo of panties she’s worn for 5 days with no discharge (Photo)

The things people do these days to get fame is just crazzzyyy! From what this lady is saying there seem to be a trend for ladies either already existing or created by her and it is hashtag #DischargeChallenge 

Olamide explain why he changed the colour of his son’s hair

YBNL Boos, Olamide has explained the reason he chooses to change the color of his son, something similar to his hairstyle.

Read via yabaleftonline:

Many were left shocked when the YBNL boss decided to dye the hair of his one-year-old son Batifeori Maximiliano Adedeji.

After the pictures of the rapper and his son rocking matching hair styles hit social media, most of his followers felt the one-year-old boy was too young for such eccentricities.

"How My Friend Brought An 'Ashewo' To My House"

“It was 4:30 am last Saturday and I was still battling from the stress of the week, slept like someone who trekked from V.I to Aguda Surulere all through Monday to Friday.

I was still enjoying my dream of an imaginary girlfriend preparing a seemingly spicy ‘Ogbono’ soup for me when a loud knock on my door jolted me out of the beautiful dream.

Who? I asked still rubbing the sleep out of my eyes and struggling with visibility in the darkness.

Femi, Na me! I recognised the voice immediately; Frank’s.

Only 13m individuals, enterprises pay taxes regularly – FIRS

Data from the 36 States Internal Revenue Service (SIRS) as at November 2016 shows that 13,034,222 million individuals and enterprises pay taxes regularly.

The executive chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB), Tunde Fowler, made this disclosure in Abuja yesterday.

He said Lagos State tops the list with 4,088,128 million taxpayers, while Gombe State, the lowest, has 33,000. Breakdown of the data reveals that 8,550,643 million individuals pay taxes as well as 4,483,579 million enterprises.

In 2016, Nigeria has lost 130m barrels of crude oil to Niger Delta militants

Nigeria has lost over 130 million barrels of crude oil from January to November this year to the activities of 32 militant groups in the Niger Delta region since the resurgence of militancy in the oil-producing region in 2015, the Vice-Chairman of the Security Subcommittee of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr. Shina Bankole, has said.

This is coming as the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Petroleum Industry Roadmap, better known as the “7 Big Wins”, will stabilise the region for oil and gas business.

Recession: NYSC urges subsidized feeding for Corps members

The Enugu State Command of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has asked the state government to subsidize the feeding of the Corps members, because of the increase in their population.

This plea was made by Mrs. Nwano Ukagha, who is the Enugu State Coordinator of the NYSC, during the swearing-in ceremony of the 2016 Batch B Corps members at the State Orientation Camp in Awgu, Enugu State on Monday.

I’ll resign if the parliament okay’s it – South Korea President, Park

South Korea’s embattled president has put her fate in the hands of the country’s parliament.

President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday she will allow the National Assembly to decide the duration of her remaining term in office, and will resign if that is what they decide.

NFF confirms Egypt friendly called off

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has confirmed a proposed friendly against AFCON-bound Egypt will no longer be played in January.

He said the friendly was off because there were some conditions Nigeria could not meet like parading the country’s top Europe-based professionals as it will not be a FIFA-friendly window.

Angelina Jolie seeks peace with Brad Pitt

American actress Angelina Jolie has begged his husband Brad Pitt for peace after she filed for a divorce in a court and also seeking for custody of their six children.

Reports say the couple 10-year-old daughter Shiloh, had begged the actors to be nice to each other.

According to OK magazine Angelina then softened her stance and bypassed their attorney middlemen, to call Pitt directly and asked for a ‘temporary truce’ after she realised how much their kids want them together for the holidays.

Angelina’s intention, however, is that the truce only last for two-day truce and that the split is as contentious as ever.

Eden Hazard wary of threat posed to Chelsea by De Bruyne

Eden Hazard admits that Belgium international colleague Kevin De Bruyne is a “top player” and a man capable of troubling Chelsea when they travel to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

The Blues have surged to the top of the Premier League table but will face another stern test of their title credentials in their next outing.

Seven successive wins have carried Antonio Conte’s side to the summit, with the goals flowing and key men performing at the peak of their powers.

Syria | Aleppo defeat ‘not the end for rebels’

The fall of rebel-held eastern Aleppo would not mean the end of the fight against President Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian opposition’s senior negotiator has told the BBC.

George Sabra added, however, that it would make any hope of a peace deal more difficult.

Syrian forces backed by heavy air strikes have seized more than a third of rebel-held territory in the city.

Rebel factions say they have pulled back to a more defensible front line.

Disagreement between Army, militant erupt over attack on NPDC pipeline in Delta

There are conflicting claims by the Army and the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) over an attack on a delivery line operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) at Otu-Jeremi, in Delta State.

The NDGJM, through its spokesman Gen. Aldo Agbalaja yesterday claimed the attack on the 42-inch NPDC delivery line, while the military joint force in the Niger Delta code-named Operation Delta Safe based in Bayelsa State debunked the militants’ statement.

The acting spokesman for the force, with headquarters at Yenagoa, Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Otuji, said there was no truth in the NDGJM claim.

Aisha Buhari pledge support for governors` wives

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Monday expressed her readiness to support the wives of governors to tackle challenges facing women and children in their states.

She gave the assurance when Southern Governors’ Wives Forum led by its Chairperson, Nkechi Okorocha, paid her a courtesy visit at the State House, Abuja on Monday.

Aisha Buhari, who said she supported the creation of the southern governors’ wives forum, noted that it would ensure unity and development among womenfolk.

Thailand send invitation to Crown Prince to become new king

Thailand’s parliament invited Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to be the new king on Tuesday, completing a formal step for the apparent heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month.

Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, president of the National Legislative Assembly, said in a televised session that the prince would be invited to ascend the throne after the cabinet earlier in the day formally asked parliament to begin the process of installing a new monarch.

Members of the assembly stood up during a short parliamentary session and shouted: “Long live the king!”

Clash in Central Africa leave 85 dead – Officials

The latest clashes between rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have left 85 dead, a government official said Monday, in what the UN warns is a worsening situation.
“This figure is confirmed,” said presidential spokesman Albert Mopkem, referring to a toll provided by Adama Dieng, a UN special envoy for the prevention of genocide.

Peter Odili says Senate not amending EFCC Act because of him

Erstwhile governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, has disputed the account of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on issues surrounding the status of his trial.

His reaction followed a report on November 28, 2016, where the South-South regional head of the commission, Mr. Ishaq Salihu, told a Senate delegation that perpetual injunction obtained by Dr. Odili, the former governor was affecting the morale of operatives as well as the prosecution of other suspects allegedly involved in the case.

Philippine | Nine troops including president’s guards hit by blast

Nine members of the military were wounded, including seven from the country’s elite Presidential Security Group, in a roadside explosion in the southern Philippines on Tuesday.

Military spokesman Restituto Padilla said the attack occurred in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur province.

He said that the troops were part of an advance party ahead of the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to the area, which might not go ahead now for security reasons.

Kogi State | Gov. Bello threatens to sack deviant commissioners

The Governor of Kogi State, Mr Yahaya Bello, has threatened to sack any commissioner who is not in tune with his administration’s new direction agenda to move the state forward.

Governor Bello gave the warning while addressing reporters after an unscheduled visit to the Government Day Secondary School, Adankolo in the state’s capital, Lokoja.

The governor, who was at the school for an on-the-spot assessment, said it was deplorable for any commissioner not to be abreast of the challenges confronting their various ministries and agencies.

Nigerians to start paying VAT on passports – FIRS

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Monday said Nigerians will soon pay Value Added Tax (VAT) before obtaining their passports.

Mr Tunde Fowler said this at the 136th meeting of the Joint Tax Board which had the theme: “ Increased Inter-Agency Co-operation to Enhance Tax Compliance and Optimise Revenue Collection’’ in Abuja.

He also announced that Nigerians who either want a new passport or renew an old one must show evidence of being a tax payer.

Federal Government express worries by BIAFRA, IPOB threats

The Federal Government said on Monday said that it was worried by the threat posed by activities of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign Of Biafra and the Indigenous People of Biafra which has in recent times turned violent.

He, however, assured that it was determined to tackle all security challenges facing the country.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal who expressed government’s concern at the opening of the 4th Eminent Persons and Experts Group Meeting in Abuja, said the government is making efforts to engage stakeholders in the south east as a way of dousing tension in the region.

Church members defend pastor after spraying them with insecticide

Members of a church in South Africa who were sprayed with insecticide by their pastor have defended him amid outrage over his actions, according to the South African Broadcast Corporation.

Pastor Lethebo Rabalago of the Mount Zion Christian Assembly in Zebediela, Limpopo, had attracted criticism after reports and images of him spraying members with Doom insecticide went viral.