April 2017

Friday 28 April 2017

Why I Chose Annie To Be My Wife – 2face Idibia finally reveals

Music star, “2face” Idibia who recently celebrated his one year wedding anniversary in a recent interview talks about marriage, how he handles rumours about him.

On if the news about are true

A lot of them have been false, while a lot of them have been true. Some are true, no doubt, but a lot, like I said, are so false. It is like that, and it has been like that.

After 12 Years, adopted Ekiti Children Reunite with Family in Netherlands

Two Ekiti State indigenes who were adopted by a Dutch couple 12 years ago  have pleaded with the state government to place a high premium on the upkeep of the children in orphanages.

The duo said this thursday when  their foster parents,  Donald and Gertruda Boots, brought them home to familiarise them with their immediate relatives.

“I Used To Hawk Coconut In Kirikiri Town” - Basketmouth

Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth a.k.a Bright Okpocha is no doubt one of the most celebrated comedians In Nigeria.Over the years, the entertainer has taken African comedy to the world stage. He is the first Nigerian comedian to host Comedy Central’s Live at Parker’s held in South Africa.

Basketmouth who was a speaker and panelist at the Nigerian Entertainment Conference held on Wednesday 26th of April said he used to hawk coconut in Kirikiri during his humble beginnings.

Inject Recovered Loots Into Ajaokuta Steel - Labour tells FG

The United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, has called on the Federal Government to inject recovered loots into reviving the Ajaokuta Steel Company, ASC, and other ailing industries in the country.

President of ULC, Mr. Joe Ajaero, stated this in Lokoja at the inauguration of the State Executive members of ULC.

Lagos Rescues 237 Abandoned Babies In One Year

The Lagos State government said it rescued 237 abandoned babies from across the metropolis in the last one year. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, disclosed this yesterday while briefing journalists in Alausa.

The abandoned babies comprise 106 male and 131 female. Akinbile-Yussuf said the figure was higher than the 149 children rescued in year 2015, while adding that between January this year to date, a total of 53 children have been rescued.

Senate President says those found culpable In Queens College Students’ death Will be prosecuted

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Saraki, has vowed to ensure that those found culpable in the death of three students of Queens College, Lagos, are prosecuted, describing the development as unfortunate.

He also identified national dialogue as the only means through which solutions to the country’s education problems could be found.

INEC to extend Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to grassroots

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it  may expand its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) closer to the grassroots for easy access to registration centres.

This was disclosed by the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu  said this while flagging on the registration at the Karu Area Council office of Federal Capital Territory, that more than 4,000 staff were deployed nationwide.

My Parents’ Separation Couldn’t Stop Me From Emerging Best Graduating Student

This is an inspiring of a lady who never allow the circumstances or situation of life to distorts her dreams.

Her was a success story enveloped in hard work and the grace of God despite facing the type of challenge that had halted many brilliant students from achieving greatness in life. Many of her mates would have taken to other trades and end up being a minus to womanhood. Ironically, she lived her name Success Oluremi Odebode, and stood tall as the graduating student with the best overall performance with a CGPA of 4.97 in Geology at the fifth convocation of the nine year old Achievers University, Owo in Ondo State.

See what Davido did to Nigerian Lady who says she’d commit suicide if she doesn’t meet the singer

DMW Boss, Davido has replied the lady who says she’d commit suicide if she doesn’t get to meet him before the 13th of August 2017, which is her Birthday. (Missed It, Read Here)

Recall, the lady, identified as Chiamaka Okeke shared videos of herself shedding tears, noting that she’s ready to take her life if she doesn’t meet the singer.

“I’ll commit suicide if I don’t get to meet Davido before my birthday” - Nigerian Lady says on Instagram

A Female Fan of Davido has sentenced herself to death if she doesn’t get to meet the DMW Boss Before 13th of August which is her birthday.

Identified as Chiamaka Okeke.. She shared a video of herself crying on Instagram and tagged the DMW Boss.

“I did not snub Ooni of Ife,” - Oba of Lagos explains the meaning of the “hand sign” he made

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu has cleared the air concerning the viral video making rounds on social media.

The Oba says he is being misunderstood as the “alleged snub” is a cultural way of greeting a monarch in Lagos.

The position of Oba Akiolu was stated by one of the white cap chiefs of Lagos, Lateef Aderibigbe Ajose, who is the Opeluwa Onido of Lagos.

Nigerian Lady says she wants to sell her virginity to any guy for N600,000

An unidentified Nigerian Lady has set Instagram on fire after she requested to sell her Virginity through a popular relationship handle on Instagram – Break or Makeup.

According to the lady, she claims she has never had sex before.. as she’s very beautiful and she’s ready to lose her virginity but doesn’t want to lose it to a guy for free.

Face of Yahoo Boy who defrauded US Lady Of $5,260 On Facebook

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday 27th April, 2017, arraigned one Onuoha Danhessy Akachukwu (alias Joe Dickson) before Justice J.K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a 6-count charge bordering on Conspiracy and Obtaining Money by False Pretense to the tune of Five Thousand Two Hundred and Sixty American U S Dollars ($5,260).

Oh No! Popular Actress Goes Completely N*ked for New Movie Role (Photo)

Popular English movie star, Lily James, has stunned fans with her new movie in which she appeared n*ked.

The Downton Abbey star stripped off during intense s*x scenes in new World War Two drama The Exception.

Nollywood unveil it first ever TV reality Show #NollywoodIdol

Over the weekend a new tv reality show was unveiled, Nollywood Idol. According to the organizers, if you have ever dreamt of becoming an Idol in Nigeria Movie Industry, the Nollywood Idol offers you that opportunity to achieve that dream.

Thursday 27 April 2017

See what #BBNaija Ex-housemate, Bassey was spotted doing in his return to Calabar(Video)

Big Brother Nigeria star, Bassey was spotted putting his 'local drum beating' talent on display at a homecoming organised for him in Calabar recently.

Watch the video below:

VP Osinbajo meets State Governors at Aso Rock

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting with state governors at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Covenant University suspends over 200 students for missing Easter programme

One of Nigeria's leading Private University, Covenant University has suspended over 200 students for missing it’s just concluded Easter ‘Youth Alive’ programme.

A 400-level student who spoke to PM News anonymously said, “We were going for the services in the morning and night and people were getting tired of it because we were also preparing for exams. So, the Vice- Chancellor got angry and ordered that those who missed the services be sanctioned.

Comedian Ushbebe Slam Kim Kardarshian Because Of ...

Comedian Ushbebe has blasted the American reality television personality Kim Kardashian for her swollen artificial hips.

Kim who was known for her rectangular shape now has an hourglass kind of body shape which she flaunts all the time. But those who know her well know that it is all but an artificial butt which takes a whole lot to maintain.

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Prostitute, nurse, 2 others arrested in Katsina for selling 4 months old baby

The Police in Katsina State have arrested four people for allegedly selling a four months old baby at the cost of N200, 000.

The suspects includes a senior nurse with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), the 18-year-old biological mother of the boy and alleged prostitute, Aisha Idris, one Hauwa Ibrahim, 32, of Kofar Kaura and Mrs Grace Ohuhu, of Uba-Kala town, Abia state.

Lagos State Government Seals Church For Contravening Building Law

The Lagos State Government has sealed a popular Lekki based Church, ‘This Present House’, for constructing without title documents and requisite building permit in contravention of the Lagos State Regional and Urban Planning Law 2010.

In a press release issued on Tuesday by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Wasiu Anifowose, the government stated that it would not fold its arms and watch a brazen contravention of the law that could result in endangering the lives and property of Lagos state residents.

Federal Court grants Nnamdi Kanu bail

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday admitted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to bail on health grounds.

In a brief ruling, Justice Binta Nyako, said that she was convinced that Kanu was ill and needed more medical attention than the Nigerian Prisons was giving him.

Monday 24 April 2017

Two female suicide bombers shot dead, one blows self up in Borno

Operatives of the Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, on Monday morning killed two female suicide bombers while the third blew herself up in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

The female bombers attempted to enter the city through Mamanti village in Jere Local Government Area at about 5.10 a.m but were shot dead before detonating the explosive devices strapped to their bodies.

Ikoyigate: Osinbajo's panel allegedly shelves plan to question Jonathan for political reasons

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo-led committee set up to investigate the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke, and the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has shelved plans to invite former President Goodluck Jonathan for political reasons.

Tiwa Savage: Why we can’t stop being sexual in entertainment

Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has said that the desire for glamour and appeal is the reason entertainers cannot stop being sexual in their performances.

She said this while addressing some pressing issues in the Nigerian music industry as a guest on an entertainment show.

2019 Election: ''I care about Nigeria''- El-Rufai discusses presidential ambition (VIDEO)

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai during an appearance on Channels TV Programme 'Hard Copy' denied having any Presidential ambition.

The Governor made the denial when he was asked if his recent involvement in different controversies had anything to do with a 2019 Presidential ambition. The Governor said his ambitions are not political and he has never had a political ambition.

"Messi is the best player in football history" - Luis Enrique

Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique has described star forward, Lionel Messi as the best player in the history of football.

Messi equalised soon after Casemiro had put the Madrid ahead.

Ivan Rakitic then edged Barca ahead before Sergio Ramos was dismissed for a two-footed challenge on Messi.

2017 IAAF World Championships: Nigeria’s 4x400m Women’s Relay Team Qualify For Tournament

Nigeria’s 4x400m women’s relay team has qualified to run in the event at the 16th edition of the IAAF World Championships scheduled to hold in August 2017 in London, United Kingdom.

The quartet of reigning national 400m champion Patience Okon George, quarter mile hurdler Ugonna Ndu, Jennifer Adaeze Edobi and Margaret Bamgbose achieved the feat Saturday in Bahamas where they qualified for the final of the event at the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017.

Fuji singer, Pasuma Conferred With Chieftancy Title

Fuji singer, Pasuma, was crowned the ‘Togan’ of Badagry Kingdom', at a ceremony that held in Lagos yesterday. He has joined the league of celebrities with a Chieftaincy title.

He was born on 27, November 1967 at Mushin in Lagos State but hails from Kwara State, western Nigeria.

Chelsea's Midfield Maestro N’Golo Kante Voted PFA Player Of The Year

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has been voted the Professional Footballers Association Player of the Year award.

The award ceremony was held on Sunday night.

Kante was voted as the best player in the Premier League for the 2016/2017 season by his fellow professionals.

Say What | Pastor introduces anointed pregnancy test to female church members

Malawian born/South African-based controversial pastor Prophet Major One, whose real name is Shepard Bushiri, has introduced anointed pregnancy tests that will help his female members and followers to know the man who made them pregnant.

He made the revelation during an interview on Mpumalanga FM this morning. He said that it is a fact they are sleeping around without protection and with spiritual husband’s as well.

Angry mob collapses canopy on Amosun, Akeredolu, others during Adeleke’s burial

Angry supporters of Adeleke collapse canopy on Amosun, Akeredolu, Oyinlola to chase out Idiat Babalola, who is a commissioner nominee of Governor Rauf Aregbesola.

Babalola who was seated among the dignitaries including the younger brother of the deceased, Deji Adeleke, was chased out by the youths who alleged that the former governor was poisoned by some APC leaders.

"There were times we wanted to give up but we remember why we first fell in love" Ufuoma McDermott celebrates 7th wedding anniversary

Actress, Ufuoma McDermott took to her Instagram page to celebrate her 7th wedding anniversary with her husband, Steven McDermott. She reminisced on ups and down of being married and also revealed there were times they wanted to give but managed to work through it.

She wrote;

Actress Beverly Naya issue advice to Ladies!

Nollywood actress, Beverly Naya is of the opinion that Ladies shouldn't give themselves up to men who haven't proved themselves worthy, especially as a lot of guys would say just about anything to get into their underwear.

Read what she wrote below:

Kano Pillars Sack Coach Kadiri Ikhana

Nigeria Professional Football League club Kano Pillars have sacked Kadiri Ikhana as their coach in his second spell with the team.

Pillars made the announcement on Sunday night via their verified Twitter handle.

Isiaka Adeleke finally buried amidst wailing

The first civilian governor of Osun State and serving senator, Isiaka Adeleke, who died in the early hours of Sunday, April 23, 2017, at a private hospital in Osogbo after succumbing to a protracted ailment has been buried amidst wailing.

TIVs in Diaspora To Buhari: Save our people from Fulani herdsmen

The Tiv Diaspora Forum, an umbrella of Tiv sons and daughters resident overseas have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end the senseless killings of their kinsmen by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

In a statement jointly signed by Prof. Joseph T. Zume (USA), Engr. Lord M. Uva and Son Kai Gyoh, the group noted that they were particularly worried by the incessant attacks on Benue communities by this armed herders.

Anthony Martial’s goal against Burnley cost Man United £8.5million (Read Why)

Manchester United are due to pay Monaco £8.5million after Anthony Martial scored in their 2-0 win over Burnley on Sunday.

Martial made it 1-0 for United in the first half, following a quick break and it means they will now have to stump up another fee to Monaco.

Nigerians who own homes in the UK to start paying taxes in Nigeria

A major crackdown on tax evaders is on the way, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said yesterday.

They will be named and shamed – in a desperate move to improve the tax to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio and expose evaders.

The minister, who spoke at the end of the 2017 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, said Nigeria has the worst tax to GDP of six per cent in the world, as only 13 million people pay their taxes.

Kemi Adeosun: Fear not, recovered funds will not be re-looted

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has reassured Nigerians that the cash recoveries being made by agencies of government in President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption drive will not be re-looted.

Fielding questions at a press conference on the World Bank, IMF meetings in Washington, Adeosun said the country now has a single account for reconciling recovered funds, to avoid re-looting.

World Bank applauds Fashola’s power plan, offers to finance

The World Bank and some multilateral agencies in Washington have applauded Babatunde Fashola’s power sector recovery plan, offering financial support.

According to Kemi Adeosun, the head of Nigeria’s delegation to the World Bank, IMF meetings in Washington, the multilateral agencies said the plan is realistic.

Adaeze Yobo shares adorable new photos of her children

Adaeze, ex-beauty queen and wife of footballer Joseph Yobo, took to social media to share these cute new photos of her newborn daughter, Lexine and sons; Joey & Jayden. 

See another photo after the cut:

Dabota Lawson: "I don't even want to know what turn my life would have taken if my daughter didn't come"

Ex-beauty queen and mother-of-one, Dabota Lawson, took to social media to reveal that she doesn't (or even want to) know what turn her life would have taken if her daughter hadn't been born. Dabota has previously alleged that her ex husband, Sunny Aku, told her friends that she'll soon go broke and come back begging him after their separation. She now has a man who loves her, and a daughter also. 

She wrote:

Sunday 23 April 2017

Why Stephanie Otobo Is After Me - Apostle Suluman

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has vowed not to allow allegations made against him by his alleged lover, Miss Stephanie Otobo, go unchallenged. 

The preacher who spoke to The Sun through his Media Advisor, Phrank Shaibu, dismissed Otobo’s claims, and challenged her to go to court to prove all her allegations.

Here are excerpts from the chat;

Friday 21 April 2017

Wawu! See The Way This Groom Kissed His Bride On His Wedding Day That Everyone is Talking About (Photo)

This groom might have gathered his kissing inspiration from Kemen of the recently concluded Big Brother Naija reality show as he almost choked his bride in their wedding kiss.

A man who recently tied the knot with his bride is the rave of the moment after kissing his wife in such a serious manner at their wedding ceremony.

Photo: See The Face Of Deadly Armed Robbers Who Specialize in Robbing Women Living Alone in Umuahia

Nigeria police have tracked down and arrested two notorious armed robbers who have been terrorizing women at the Federal Low-Cost Housing Estate, Umuahia.

It is the end of the road for two deadly armed robbers who usually rob women who live alone as they were caught by operatives of the Abia State Police Command yesterday.

The two young robbers Obinna Anyanwu and Chinedu Awa, who engaged in robbing women that live alone at the Federal Low-Cost Housing Estate, Umuahia were also beaten thoroughly.

Russia bans Jehovah’s Witnesses in the country

Supreme Court judge Yury Ivanenko said Russia had decided to close down “the administrative centre of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the local organisations in its fold and turn their property over to the Russian Federation.”

From a historical perspective, this decision may lead to very dire consequences for the faithful of different religions, as well as for Russia’s image in the world arena.

Popular Nigerian Producer Hospitalized After Nearly Passing Out During Video Shoot

Popular Nigerian producer has been hospitalized following a rather strange illness which took over him during a video shoot.

Nigeria's super music producer, Ayodele Basel was popularly known as Del B has been hospitalized, Vanguard Showtime reports.

"I have just a word for you bozo" - Nigerian lady blows hot on Italian racist

A Nigerian lady, Jennifer took to her Instagram page to call out an Italian racist who kept dropping racist comments on her photos

She shared a screenshot of some of his comments and wrote;

So sad! 20 Children dies in A Terrible Accident

Emergency responders say at least 20 children have been killed when their minibus collided with a truck northeast of South Africa’s capital.

Images posted by the ER24 medical service on Twitter show the minibus smoking and twisted on its side next to the truck.