Friday 23 December 2016

Cultist says he joined cult with the promise that I’ll be rich

A 27-year old self-confessed cultist, Chibuike Samuel Ibenye has said that his greatest mistake in life was the day he joined Aiye secret cult with the false assurance that he will make money as a member.

Ibenye said it turned out that the group does not have such means to make him rich as his condition worsened and he ended up carrying loads for traders at market.

Ibenye was paraded by the police after he was arrested with arms such guns, axes, cutlasses, live ammunition loaded in the vehicle for an operation in Isashi area of Lagos.

“If you wear a pant throughout the day, you’ve got serious problems” – Pretty Lady advises

A Nigerian Twitter User has taken to her account to advise you all ladies who wear a single underwear throughout the whole day.

She goes by the name Sylvia, and she says Ladies should at least change their panties 2-3 times everyday.

See her tweets below:

Four Awkward Moments At The 2016 Headies Awards

So the Headies Award which held yesterday has drawn lots of controversy among social media users. Some have hail the organizers of the event while others have blast the organizers for their below pal organization. Tope of tooxclusive has highlighted four awkward moments that took place during the event.

I honestly didn’t see Eva Alordiah’s fiancé – Wizkid respond to viral video

Nigerian artiste, Wizkid has reacted to a trending video, where he ‘snubbed’, the fiancé of Eva Alordiah, Caesar.

In the video, Wizkid who was on his way to get a seat on arrival at The Headies appeared to have ‘snubbed’ Caesar, who tried to extend a warm greeting to him. The singer, however, went to greet Eva.

111 passengers of hijacked Libyan plane released

All passengers have been released from a hijacked Libyan plane in Malta, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Friday.

There were 111 passengers and seven crew members on board the Afriqiyah Airways A320 jet that was on an internal flight from Sebha to Tripoli in Libya.

The plane was forced to divert to the Mediterranean island of Malta after at least one hijacker threatened to blow the plane up with a hand grenade.

Yomi Black’s Wife Shares Video Of Her Breastfeeding Her Baby, Says She’s Done It For 14 Months

Nollywood Film maker, Yomi Black’s wife, Liz John Black took to her Instagram to disclose that she has been breastfeeding her son for 14 months

She shared a video breastfeeding him and wrote;

How I Was "Robbed" By SARS Last Night In Lagos - Man Narrates

Instagram user, @kjvmusic took to his page to share how himself and his team were robbed by the Special Anti Robbery Squad in Lagos after they set out for an event last night.

He wrote:

Pastor Kumuyi: Stop Celebrating Christmas, It's Idolatrous

Respected cleric and founder of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor W.F Kumuyi has called on his members to stop celebrating Christmas, saying that it is idolatry.

The former university don stated this at the just concluded  Deeper Life National December Retreat under the theme, Crossing Over to a New Inheritance and Prevailing over Storms of Life at the Deeper Life Conference Centre, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Soon Men Will Be Able To Marry And Have Sex With Robots

Sex with robots is “just around the corner”, an expert told a global conference in London this week featuring interactive sex toys and discussions on the ethics of relationships with humanoids.
“Sexbots” are a staple of science fiction — the idea of robots as sex partners is explored, for instance, in recent films and television series like “Ex-Machina” and “Westworld.”
But some specialists believe the first animated lovers made of metal, rubber and plastic, programmed to provide sexual bliss, will take a step into reality just months from now.

Woman who was kidnapped in FESTAC regains freedom

About two days ago, one Comfort Alaba, a Nigerian Customs Service Officer was kidnapped near an eatery on 22 Road, Festac Town in front of her children.

Her daughter Faith had immediately cried out on Twitter asking Nigerians and the police for help rescuing her mother.

Alan Shearer: Rooney will not break my Premier League goals record

Former Newcastle and Blackburn Rovers striker, Alan Shearer, has cast doubts over whether Manchester United captain, Wayne Rooney, can break his Premier League goals record.

Rooney, 31, is on 194 goals – 66 fewer than the total tally Shearer achieved.
“I thought Wayne Rooney would manage or come near to making it,” Shearer told the Newcastle Chronicle.

Goodluck Jonathan: I'm under intense pressure to contest in 2019'

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he is under intense pressure to contest the 2019 presidential election.

According to an online medium, Newsday, Jonathan said he has been he receiving calls, messages and mails from both local and international groups, asking him to contest in 2019.

The source quoted him saying this while addressing his kinsmen who paid him an end of year visit in his hometown, Otueke in Bayelsa State.

Crystal Palace fires Coach Alan Pardew

Crystal Palace has confirmed they have asked manager Alan Pardew to step down from his position as manager of the Eagles.

The move comes after a string of poor results and the club says they are keen to appoint a replacement as soon as possible.

Drama! Ondo workers drag accountant-General to bank to pay their salaries

Just three days to Christmas celebration, workers in Ondo State, Thursday forcefully dragged the Account-General (AG), Mr. Felix Ajibokun to a bank to begin the process of payment of workers’ salaries.

The aggrieved workers, who earlier picketed the A-G office at Alagbaka Akure, the state capital, were being owed six months salaries.

They were led by their Joint Negotiating Council (JNC) Chairman, Mr. Sunday Adeleye and the State Chairman, Mrs. Bosede Daramola and other union leaders.

Gary Neville: "I Don't Think Chelsea Will Win The League"

Former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, has said he is not sure Chelsea will finish this season as Premier League champions.

The Blues have been in impressive form and are currently on an 11-game winning run, six points ahead of the chasing pack at Christmas.

Neville, however, is not convinced they have what it takes to finish the job next May.

Nigerian Army captures 80% of Sambisa, constructs roads in the forest

The Nigerian military on Wednesday said it had commenced the construction of roads into the Sambisa and Alagarno havens of the Boko Haram insurgents.

The military also revealed that over 80 per cent of the Sambisa Forest had been captured from the insurgents as it insisted that the counter-insurgency war in the North-East would soon be over.

The military equally disclosed at a press conference by the head of counter-insurgency operation in the North-East (Operation Lafiya Dole), Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, that 1,880 civilians mostly women were rescued from the insurgents in the last one week.

Zimbabwean Court orders President’s wife to return property

A Zimbabwean court has ordered President Robert Mugabe’s wife to return three properties she seized from a local businessman in a messy dispute over a $1.35-million diamond ring, a lawyer said Thursday.

Grace Mugabe was taken to court by Jamal Ahmed after she took over three of his properties, demanding that he repay the $1.35 million (1.3 million euros) she had paid for a diamond ring that she then decided she did not want.

On Wednesday, Zimbabwe’s High Court ordered Grace to vacate the properties she seized, Ahmed’s lawyer Beatrice Mtwetwa said in a statement.

Super Eagles drop out of top 50 in latest FIFA rankings

The recent ranking released by World football governing body FIFA has seen the Super Eagles of Nigeria move up to 51st in the world and number eight football playing nation in Africa.

In the ranking released on Thursday, Nigeria dropped out of the top 50 position, as they are now 51st as opposed to last month where they were 50th.

VP Osinbajo: “We are progressing but it is slow"

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday admitted that although the current administration is making progress, it is slow.

He attributed the slow nature of the government’s progress to what he called “damages of the past.”

According to a statement from his media office, Osinbajo spoke when he paid an unscheduled visit to the Mpape artisans’ village, located near the Maitama district of Abuja.

Buhari, Osinbajo foreign trips will cost N1.05bn in 2017

The foreign trips of President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the State House headquarters will gulp about N1.05bn in the 2017 fiscal year.

Their local trips will cost the nation N353.115m.

These are some of the details of the 2017 Appropriation Bill currently before the National Assembly as obtained by our correspondent on Thursday in Abuja.

According to the breakdown of the proposed budget, Buhari’s international travels and transport will gulp N739.487m; Osinbajo’s will cost N218.296m; while the State House Headquarters will spend N97.208m on the same item.

Glitz and Glam from the Red Carpet of the 2016 Headies Awards

The 2016 edition of the Headies Awards held yesterday night at the Eko Convention centre, Lagos.

The event had in attendance several celebrities including the just crowned 40th Most Beautiful Girl Nigeria.

Other celebrities present at the event include Celebrity stylist, Swanky Jerry, Simi, Humblesmith and a host of others.

Traditional Ruler in Delta State commits suicide

Tragedy hit the Umuachi-Ogo community of Ndokwa-East Local Government Area, Delta State, on Wednesday, when the traditional ruler of the community, HRM Onotuku Joseph Onyemali, committed suicide.

Our correspondent gathered that the monarch was found dead after consuming a substance suspected to be poisonous after an allegation of witchcraft was levelled against him by some of his subjects.

Sources told our correspondent on Thursday that the corpse of the monarch was discovered at 8am on Wednesday.

DSS accuses Governor Wike of sponsoring Abuja protests

The Department of State Services has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Mr.  Nyesom Wike, of sponsoring protests to disrupt public peace in strategic Federal Government’s offices in Abuja and its environs.

The DSS said that the plot behind the alleged protests was to provoke a violent breach of peace in the Federal Capital Territory.

The DSS stated this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by its spokesperson, Mr. Tony Opuiyo.

Full List Of Winners at the 2016 HEADIES Award

One of the biggest Award platform in Nigeria, Headies Award was held yesterday December 23, 2016, at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels and Suites. One of biggest winner for the night was Kiss Daniel who won the best R&B/Pop Album, Album of the Year and Hip Hop revelation.

Below is the full list of winners of the Headies awards which held last night in Lagos.

List Of Powerful Political Moves James Ibori Pulled Off From Uk Prison

Former Delta State Governor, James Ibori may have spent some time in a UK Prison but that did nothing to diminish his political strength.

According to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, Ibori pulled off major political moves from prison. Some of the things Ibori did from prison include:

VIDEO: Delta States Indigenes Celebrating The Release Of James Ibori

Many Delta state residents are currently celebrating the release of the state’s former governor, James Ibori, from prison.

The residents were spotted dabbing themselves with white powder as a sign of excitement and euphoria.

Many of the people celebrating were seen with the white substance on their heads as they jumped up for joy.

Boko Haram releases more 21 Chibok Girls

Another 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram from their school have been released.

A report Thursday evening by the federal radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) stated that the girls were brought to Yola International Airport in Yola, Adamawa State capital around 3 pm on Thursday.

The girls were part of more than 200 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls held since April 14, 2014, by Boko Haram. 21 of the girls were released on October 13 in a deal brokered by the International Committee of Red Cross and the Swiss government.

Scary! See what cat turned into after owner abandoned it for years (Photos)

Horrifying photographs show a neglected calico cat named Hidey with matted fur forming 'dreadlocks' on her body. Images of the overweight feline, who belonged to an elderly man with Alzheimer's, were posted on Facebook Friday by the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The post said: 'This poor cat was brought to our clinic yesterday after her elderly (owner) had to move to a nursing home. 'She suffered from severe matting (dreadlocks, really), the likes of which had been neglected for years.'