Saturday 17 December 2016

West Bromwich Albion 0 Manchester United 2: Ibrahimovic double sinks Baggies

Two goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic secured a 2-0 victory for Manchester United away to West Brom on Saturday.

The Sweden star hit his 15th and 16th goals of the season - one in each half - to extend United's run to four wins in a row in all competitions and put them level on points with fifth-place Tottenham in the Premier League.

Ibrahimovic needed only five minutes to make his mark at The Hawthorns, heading in Jesse Lingard's cross to put the visitors ahead, although he was a little fortunate to stay on the pitch beyond the 24th minute after he deliberately barged into Craig Dawson.

Oh dear! Young Nigerian boy destroys the bible says 'it's made by the devil' (Photos)

A Nigerian Facebook who says he's on a mission to free people from Christianity because it's from Satan did the unthinkable when he tore the Bible and shared pictures on Facebook.

Udummiri Nwakalu publicly declared his hate for Christianity and the Bible in a series of rant. Read below:

Former President GEJ says nobody forced him to concede defeat in 2015 election

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has said that nobody, whether within the country or outside the country, persuaded nor forced him to concede defeat in the 2015 elections that got President Muhammadu Buhari to power. 

The former President said, instead, his decision to concede was borne out of his personal principles and convictions that his ambition is not worth the blood of any Nigerian.

Dr. Jonathan gave the statement in a speech, Saturday, at Birmingham University, Nasarawa state, where he was conferred with honourary doctorate degree alongside former military Head of state, Yakubu Gowon. Jonathan also said that his reason for conveying the 2014 National Conference was to come up with a polity that will bring unity in the country as well ensure a country devoid of tension and crisis. ‘’It is my belief that no one’s political ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian. 

Former Gov., Orji Uzor Kalu visits IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu in prison

Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Friday, paid a visit to the incarcerated leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, where he said the latter did not deserve to be in detention.

Kalu, who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, posted a picture he had taken with Kanu during his visit to Kuje Prison.

In the post, Kalu said, “Today, I visited Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Kuje Prison and we engaged in a very long discussion. Kanu is my brother and a son of the soil. He shouldn’t be where he is because Kuje Prison is not his home. It is therefore my utmost concern to see him regain his freedom like every other Nigerian.”

Popular Pornstar nab smuggling cocaine worth millions of pounds on a cruise ship (Photos)

A former porn star has pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle cocaine worth £18million into Australia on a cruise ship. Canadian Isabelle Lagace, 28, and 23-year-old Melina Roberge were part of a seven-member drug cartel aboard the MS Sea Princess as it cruised from New York via Tahiti to Sydney carrying 95kg of cocaine,.

The women, from Quebec, had boarded the luxury cruise ship in Southampton in June.

GEJ, Atiku and Dogara's happy birthday message to President Buhari

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara, and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar have all sent birthday messages to the president.

In a statement by his Media Adviser, Ikechukwu Eze, Jonathan said:

On the occasion of your 74th birthday, I write to congratulate and felicitate with you. I pray that this day meets you well and that there shall be many happy returns.

I started blogging as a prank - Laila Ijeoma

Laila Ijeoma who is the CEO of Lailasblog was recently interviewed by punch where she reveal the reason she started blogging. She said she started it as a prank and not for the money then. 

Read the rest from the excerpt below:

Laila Ijeoma Obiagwu is the owner of Laila’s blog and enjoys a large followership online. She tells Ademola Olonilua how the blog was created.

When was Laila’s blog created?

Fans slam 16-year-old Actress, Regina Daniels for sharing skimpy photos outfit

16-years-old Nollywood actress Regina Daniels uploaded this photos on her Instagram page and her fans seems not please with the type of photos comparing her age.

See comments below.

Pose Game! Between this lady & cat, who nailed the pose?

I am not even going to say anything ... So who do you think nailed the pose between the lady and the cat?

President Buhari's 74th birthday celebration (VIDEO)

President Muhammadu Buhari today clocked 74 years old and marked his birthday anniversary with a special parade at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and inspection of the Guard of Honour mounted by the Nigerian Army.

He was born on 17 December 1942 in Daura, Katsina State.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that President Buhari also cut a birthday cake and released 74 pigeons from a cage as part of the activities marking the anniversary.

Huh! Nigerian wishes President Buhari a UNHAPPY birthday

December 17th is President Buhari birthday, this year he turned 74. See the post a Nigerian made to wish him not a happy birthday but an unhappy one, that's strange.

A pained Nigerian you think?

Wanputu! Woman beats up her baby daddy mercilessly (photos/video)

Lol, but why! In a video that has now gone viral, an Iron lady beats up her baby daddy mercilessly. She two Pieced Him . . . Three Pieced Him . . . Stomped him out . . . Then dragged him across the room!!

Watch the royal ramble video below:

Crystal Palace 0 Chelsea 1: Diego Costa scores again to hand blues 3 points

Diego Costa scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea made it 11 straight Premier League wins in a row with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

The Spain international headed the Blues in front after 43 minutes but will miss their next game against Bournemouth after picking up his fifth booking of the season. 

Buhari calls for review of Treaty as he hosts ECOWAS leaders in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need to review the ECOWAS Treaty in order to make the regional organisation more responsive to new national, regional and global challenges.

The president made the call at the opening of the 50th Ordinary Session of the Authority and Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, held in Abuja on Saturday.

He also called for the speedy conclusion of the reforms of all ECOWAS institutions to put ECOWAS on a much stronger footing and to prepare member nations for the challenges of such Institutional reforms.

SCARY! Read how two Irish backpackers ended up on the front line against ISIS

Two Irish backpackers found themselves on the front line of northern Iraq after getting an invite from a freedom fighter during a few drinks.

William Meara, 26, and Craig Reynolds, 24, have been travelling across the Middle East for the past two months and recently befriended a Canadian freedom fighter who was part of a Kurdish group battling ISIS.

The Dubliners told the Irish Independent:

Meet The Guy Dubbed As ‘The World’s Stupidest Drug Dealer’

A 30-year-old man from Lancashire has been dubbed ‘the world’s stupidest drug dealer’ after he managed to grass himself up to the police. Good one mate.

The unnamed man decided it would be good idea to use a picture of himself posing with his giant weed stash and a buttload of cash for his dating profile pic. He then messaged 28-year-old Anna Whittaker on Plenty of Fish, who swiftly reported him to the police. 

Ebonyi State | Skater crushed to death by trailer in Abakaliki

The Ebonyi Police Command has confirmed the crushing of a skater by an articulated vehicle in Abakaliki, on Friday evening.

Mr Jude Madu, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the accident on Saturday, noting that investigations into it had begun.

According to him, the deceased had been identified and more information on the accident would be released next week.

Norway makes N3.6bn donation to Boko Haram victims in Northeast

Norway has donated a sum of N3.6bn to girls and women who have been victims of Boko Haram in northeast states.

Doune Porter, United Nation’s Children Fund Chief of Communication disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

Porter said the benefitting states included Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Gombe.

President Buhari felicitates with Pope Francis on his 80 Birthday

So as it seems, President Muhammadu Buhari and Pope Francis are birthday mate. Buhari today sent his congratulatory message to Pope Francis as he turns 80 on December 17.

The congratulatory message is contained in a statement issued by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday.

The President joined the Roman Catholic Church in particular, and Christendom in general in celebrating this milestone in the life of the Pontiff.

Senate to reconsider Magu’s appointment as EFCC boss if ... (Read)

The Senate has said it may reconsider its refusal to confirm the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, if President Muhammadu Buhari provides the necessary explanation for it to do so.

It said the explanations to be made by President Muhammadu Buhari, who had nominated Magu, would determine whether the nominee would be considered or not.

The lawmakers had on Thursday rejected Magu’s nomination by the President as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency based on a “security report” on him.

Get in Here! One of the Ikeji sisters just got engaged💕 to Kanu Nwankwo's brother

One of the Ikeji sisters just got engaged. No, not our dear Linda 😞😡😢  ... It is Laura👯, Hurray! Laura Ikeji got engage to her beau, Ogbonna Nwankwo. The pair has been dating since last year. They spent her birthday in March together at Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana.

While having dinner with family and friends at a hotel in Lagos, she unravelled boxes, thinking something was inside, but then he surprised her with a ring!

Inmates protest, demand to cook in their cells, smoke Indian hemp in Abakaliki prisons

There was seeming tension and uncertainty in the Abakaliki Federal Prisons, Friday afternoon following reports of protests by the inmates who among other called for the immediate removal of the Deputy Comptroller of Prisons (names withheld) in the State.

Briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, the State Comptroller of Prisons, Adaobi Oputa who described the activities of the inmates as an act of agitation stated that the prison environment was condoned off by the prisons officials to forestall any likely breakdown of law and order.

REVEALED! What Billionaires do that make them Billionaires? ... Read Here 👇👇👇

Vikas Shah, a Professor of Entrepreneurship has interviewed the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Sir James Dyson, and Steve Ballmer and here he reveals their simple secrets.

Their secret formula is captured in these ten points and unsurprisingly, passion is a vital ingredient. These people set out to pursue something they love doing and make a change without intending to make crazy money in the first place.

OMG! See what they did to two female Police Cadets caught kissing (Photo)

A photo of two female police cadets kissing recently drew debate from social media users after it went viral.

Two female police cadets, Carolina Gutierrez and Brenda del Hoyo have been suspended in the United Kingdom after a picture of them kissing surface online. 

The women were about to celebrate their graduation party from Buenos Aires’s Metropolitan Police when they took a picture of themselves kissing.

Korede Bello admits competition with Rekado Banks but says it's a healthy one

One of the biggest record label in Nigeria (If not the biggest), Mavin, which houses the likes of Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, Dr Sid, Korede Bello, Iyanya, D'ja, Da Prince has found delights in almost all household in Nigeria. How do they keep the competition or you may call it rivalries between them? Korede Bello has addressed the type of competition that exist between his label mate.

Most people believe that there is a silent rivalry between them but the artiste was quick to change that notion.

"I shouldn’t do my work again because I am married" - Muma Gee replies her husbands, Prince Eke

A few days ago Nollywood actor, Prince Eke took to his social media account to slam his wife, Muma Gee for abandoning their kids and ‘ran off to Abuja with God knows who’. (Miss It? Read Here

To show the extent of at which the husband was at raged, Prince Eke put up another post where he said he was a single father of three.

Comedian Seyi Law reveals the craziest thing he has done for love

Comedian, Seyi Law during an interview opened up about the craziest thing he has done for love. The comedian recounted how he had to shuttle between Benin and Lagos because of a lady who never appreciated him.

Helen Paul Comes For Her Husband, Brand Him Her Best Critic Ever

Many people have the mind-set that since it is the job of a comedian to constantly put smiles on the faces of their fans, then they are immune to unpleasant emotions like sadness.

However, during a chat with popular comedienne, Helen Paul, she explained that humour merchants are also humans who get sad and depressed once in a while.

Lamar Odom Finally Open Up About His Drug Overdose (Video)

Prior to last week’s trip to rehab, Lamar Odom sat down for his first in-depth interview since his near-fatal overdose last year.

Speaking to ‘The Doctors,’ Lamar says that before he overdosed in a Nevada brothel that his mind simply wasn’t in a good place.

‘Now We Are Feeling What Not Having Hope Feels Like’ - Michelle Obama Addresses Trump Era (Video)

Michelle Obama has been rather subdued in her response to Donald Trump’s election victory, but in her final White House interview with Oprah the First Lady gets a little more candid with her feelings.

via People:
“We feel the difference now. See, now, we are feeling what not having hope feels like,” Obama told Oprah Winfrey in an interview clip broadcast Friday on CBS This Morning.

Maestro's Blog Felicitates With Mr President @MBuhari On His 74th Birthday

We at Maestro's blog congratulates the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 74th Birthday.

We pray for long life, good health and God's wisdom to lead Nigeria to its promise land. Keep the good work, Mr President.

Court orders Rapper Sean Kingston to Pay more than $44k to Jewelers

Sean Kingston has had long enough to fork over the cash to a jeweler for a Rolex and diamond bracelet he purchased a year ago — and now he’s been ordered to pay.

According to TMZ, a judge ordered the rapper to pay Haimov Jewelers in Florida $44k for an outstanding bill from February. Kingston’s got to cover the interest too — around $1,700 more … and $5.75 will be tacked on every day until he gets square.

Man Indicted in the Murder of Tyson Gay’s 15-Year-Old Daughter, Trinity

A grand jury has indicted three men in connection with the shooting that killed Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay’s daughter back in October.

via TMZ:

Governor Nyesom Wike Blast Sahara Reporters For Leaked Audio

The Rivers State government has denied an audio recording released by Sahara Reporters alleged to be that of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, calling it a technological contraption.

In the widely circulated audio recording, a voice allegedly belonging to Governor Wike is heard in a telephone conversation arranging payment to some persons who are supposedly officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in exchange for their help in rigging the recently concluded legislative elections in the state.

Haba! So A Guy Dumped This Pretty Lady For Being a Virgin (Read Her Story)

A pretty lady identified simply as Emo girl – @canyewext – has narrated her sad s*xual experience with her lover who broke up with her after discovering that she was a virgin.
Got a text from an ex after 4 years.. you men are confusing, lol how my relationship with him ended was the most confused moment of my life.
This guy chased me for months. I was really into him but my hard girl reputation couldn’t be tempered with back then I finally fell and we started dating.

Wow! Buhari Gave Out Zahra For 12 Gold Coins worth N250k To The Indimi’s

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday gave out his daughter, Zahra Muhammadu Buhari, in marriage to Ahmed Indimi.

The wedding Fatiha took place after the Deputy Chief Imam of the National Mosque, Sheikh Ibrahim Makari, performed the two Jumma’at Prayer.

A representative of the Indimi family whose name was not disclosed, paid 12 gold coins which was converted and valued at N250,000, the amount for the dowry.

See Five other Ponzi schemes ruling Nigeria

While the Federal Government, financial institutions, and anti-graft agencies have warned Nigerians against investing in the money doubling schemes, millions of Nigerians think this is a new way to survive and make quick cool cash.

For now, the two most popular money doubling schemes are Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox popularly called MMM and Ultimate Cycler.

Recall that MMM recently froze monies in the scheme for a month while Ultimate Cycler’s website recently crashed and since its return, has not been able to pair participants up.

Facebook engages fact checkers to combat and bury fake news

Facebook is going to start fact checking, labeling, and burying fake news and hoaxes in the News Feed, the company announced on Thursday.

The decision comes after Facebook received heated criticism for its role in spreading a deluge of political misinformation during the U.S. presidential election, like one story that falsely said the Pope had endorsed Donald Trump.

To combat fake news, Facebook has partnered with a shortlist of media organizations, including Snopes and ABC News, that are part of an international fact-checking network led by Poynter, a nonprofit school for journalism located in St. Petersburg, Florida.