August 2017

Thursday 31 August 2017

John Legend reveals the personal struggle that brought him and Chrissy Teigen closer

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen found strength in their struggles, he told Cosmopolitan.
"Having a baby is a big challenge for a couple, and going through that together strengthens your bond because if you make it through [having a child], you know you can make it through anything," Legend explained.

Ondo State: Suspected Fulani Herdsmen invade Falae’s Farm again

The Ilado farm of the Former Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF) Chief Olu Falae near Akure, the Ondo state capital was again Wednesday reportedly attacked by suspected hoodlums suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

Sources said crops worth millions of Naira were destroyed in the process of grazing their cattle.

I fall deeper in love with you each morning - Gabrielle Union tells Dwayne Wade on their 3rd wedding anniversary

Gabrielle Union took to Instagram to gush about her 3-year marriage to Dwayne Wade. Yesterday being their third wedding anniversary, she wrote:

Lagos State: Another Kidnappers Underground Den Discovered In Mushin

An angry mob in Mushin area of Lagos almost set a suspected kidnapper ablaze today, Wednesday, August 30 after he was fished out of a canal.

Upon entering the canal which reportedly leads to an old company, two other suspects were apprehended with one set ablaze.

Unbelievable! See What Police Discovered In Rectum Of Drug Dealer Upon Arrest

A man was recently arrested by the police following a traffic stop when they found he was carrying an assortment of drugs and a large amount of money.They, however, got, even more, surprise upon getting to the station and found the cash had disappeared but $20 bills were falling out of his rectum.

26-year-old Pattreon Stokes, was arrested by a policeman in Florida for speeding in the early hours of the morning last Saturday, cops said in a Facebook post.

Toke Makinwa pens touching post-humous birthday tribute to her mum

Toke Makinwa penned a touching post-humous birthday tribute to her biological mum who died in a house fire when she was 8 years old. She wrote:

North West would be a better president than Trump - Kim Kardashian jokes

... Lol, Donnie must have become the most insulted President in America history. But Wait! I thought the Kardashian's family campaign for Trump?

Kim Kardashian has joked that her four-year-old daughter North West would be a better president Donald Trump.

The 36-year-old reality star in a cover interview for the September issue of Harper's Bazaar Arabia stated her preference for the White House.She said

You can’t be too smart for God - Makarfi to PDP members

Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has enjoined party members to be guided by the principles of mutual accommodation and the knowledge that power comes from God. Makarfi stated this yesterday while inaugurating caretaker committees for Lagos and Kwara States at the PDP national secretariat, Abuja.

According to him, knowledge of the infinite power of God to give and take would enable people to live together with little or no rift. “Power comes from God; In whatever we do, let us be guided by this singular knowledge. You can’t be too smart for God. You can’t be too rich or too poor. You must always have mutual accommodation for one another. This guiding principle will make it easier for us to live with one another,” Makarfi counselled. 

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Lagos State: Bullion Van Loaded With Millions Of Naira Catches Fire

A bullion van loaded with an unspecified amount of Money Went Up in flames on Tuesday Around 2:30 pm under Ojota bridge, Lagos.

Report indicates the van was driving inward toll gate, apparently to disburse the money in some banks when the unexpected happened. The exact cause of the fire which could not be immediately ascertained.

Bus Passengers And Drivers Abducted In River State

Suspected kidnappers have hijacked a commercial bus and abducted 11 passengers and its driver, in Rivers State.

The bandits struck, on Monday night, in Ndele-Elele axis of East-West road, in Emohua Local Government Area of the state.

According to Daily Sun, the victims boarded the bus at Rumuokoro, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area at about 7:00p.m in Port Harcourt and were travelling to Ndele, Elele and Ahoada, respectively.

Toke Makinwa 100 Most Influential Africans 2017

Vblogger, Toke Makinwa seems to be getting better and better since after her separation from estranged hubby, Maje Ayida. She took to her social media to announce that she has become 100 Most Influential Africans 2017, she wrote:

Sunday 27 August 2017

IPOB Dares President Buhari To Re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu

The secessionist group, Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra (IPOB), has dared the Federal Government of Nigeria to attempt to re-arrest its leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

IPOB’s challenge came as a response to an appeal by Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, asking for the revocation of a court order that granted bail to Mr. Kanu. The minister also advocated the re-arrest and detention of the IPOB leader pending the determination of the charges against him.

EFCC freezes N8.6 Billion belonging to Patience Jonathan’s friend

... It is a ghen, ghen something! Let the freezing and unfolding continue

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen over N8, 627,458,773.36 billion in three accounts of Hajiya Muinat Bola Shagaya, an associate and friend of a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

Shagaya’s relationship with about 10 firms/account names are also being investigated by the anti-graft agency, it was learnt yesterday.

#MayweatherMcGregor: Floyd Mayweather Knock Out McGregor in rounds 10

Floyd Mayweather has defeated U.F.C. champ Conor McGregor Sunday Morning in the 10th round by technical knockout in Las Vegas.The junior middleweight bout was slated for 12 rounds.

Referee Robert Byrd had to step in the 10th round to save McGregor from taking more punishment as the fight became one-sided.

(MUST READ) Confessions of a Boko Haram defector

The way Bana Umar tells it, VOA (Voice of America) and other broadcasters helped convince him to leave Boko Haram.

Until the night of August 18, Umar was a fighter for the Islamist radical group, living at a camp in the vast Sambisa Forest, one of the group’s long-time strongholds in the North East.

The experience was certainly exciting. Umar says he served as a bodyguard for a commander, Abu Geidam, who he describes as very close to Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram’s best-known leader.

Actress Eucharia Anunobi bemoan losing son to sickle cell anaemia

Actress, Eucharia Anunobi, is really in a sad mood due to the death of her son, Raymond Ekwu, whom she lost to sickle cell anaemia a few days ago.

In a telephone chat with Saturday Beats on Wednesday, she said she would miss everything about her son especially the fact that she would no longer come home to him.

Unbelievable! Woman wills N113million to her cats

... Wait! What will cat do with such money self? Hope the cat won't become wayward (i.e drinking, prostituting) after receiving such amount

A woman identified as Ellen Frey-Wouter left a sum of money to her own kitties – $300,000, out of a $3million estate which is approximately 113 million naira.

See photos from Kylie Jenner's'super nude' shoot for V Magazine

... No need to say much as we already know this is how she smiles to the bank. She sure has gotten some boob job done 👀

Reality Star, Kylie Jenner bared her enhanced bosoms in her first ''super nude' photoshoot for V Magazine. Wearing only a sheer wraps, she flaunted her voluptuous figure for the magazine.

Wawu! See the mansion built to house a DOG

American businesswoman and socialite Paris Hilton took to Twitter to show off her dog's two-storey mansion.Sharing the photos today. 

She wrote:

OMG! Miley Cyrus goes completely nude in new cover photo

After ditching her wild girl antics, it appears Miley Cyrus is back to her old ways as she posed completely naked on the cover of acclaimed photographer David LaChapelle's forthcoming book Lost + Found.

Friday 25 August 2017

Farmers group expresses worries over alleged importation of maize into Nigeria

File Photo: Credit: NFGCS
The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS) has expressed deep worries over the alleged massive importation of maize into the country by Olam Group, a leading multi-national Agri-business operating from seed to shelf with branches across Nigeria.

The National Coordinator of the NFGCS, Mr Redson Tedheke, in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja on Friday, decried the development, describing it as a major threat to local production of maize. 

Fayose didn't attend Buhari's meeting with state governors - Presidency says

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose did not attend the governors meeting with President Buhari today.According to presidential media aide, Bashir Ahmad, Fayose was absent.

OAP Freeze shares beautiful family photo with his dad and mum

Controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze shared this beautiful family photo with his son, fiancee, mum and dad.

He wrote:

Omega Power Ministries Throws Shade At Pastor David Ibiyeomie Over His Statement On People Who Are 35 And Unmarried

Port Harcourt city is still witnessing a kind of war brewing between two popular men of God, Apostle Chinyere Chibuzor of Omega Power Ministries OPM and Senior Pastor David Ibiyeomie founder of Salvation Ministries.

After Pastor David Ibiyeomie, during a recent program at his church in Port Harcourt, declared that anyone that is 35 of age and is still unmarried is irresponsible, the OPM have countered his statement in a new post on their page.

See Don Jazzy's Reaction To Reekado Bank’s Sagged Trouser (Photo)

Mavins artist, Reekado Banks, took to his Instagram page to share a picture of himself drinking water while wearing a sagged jeans trouser.

He said:

“Silence Is Never Empty,” Says Toke Makinwa’s Ex-husband, Maje Ayida

Media Personality, Toke Makinwa‘s Ex-husband, Maje Ayida, has got many tongues wagging after posting a picture of himself on his Instagram page.

Photo: Emma Ugolee Begins Kidney Transplant Process In America

Ace broadcaster, Emmanuel Chinenye Ugolee, is finally in America for a kidney transplant after 5 years of dialysis, a failed transplant, several procedures and millions of Naira spent.

The anchor man for the hit TV show “The Gist” was on an Atlanta bound Delta airline flight on Monday, August 21st and then proceeded to Baltimore in Maryland where he has since been admitted into the University of Maryland Medical Centre.

Lai Mohammed: No amount of hatred will erase Buhari’s achievements

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed said yesterday that no amount of hatred by cynics will erase achievements recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

He spoke in Abuja yesterday at the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Third Annual Lecture Series, which also coincides with the commission’s 25th anniversary.

Mohammed said the purveyors of hate speech are deliberately giving the impression that the Buhari Administration has not achieved anything since assuming office in May 2015.

Nnamdi Kanu fighting good cause wrongly - PPA Anambra Governorship candidate says

The governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Alliance in the November 18 election in Anambra State, Mr. Godwin Ezeem, has said the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is fighting a good cause wrongly.

He also condemned Kanu’s advice to the people of the state to boycott of the election, describing the call as not only anti-Igbo but anti-progressive, adding that the peace of the country must be protected at all costs.

FC Barcelona: Dortmund agree €150m deal for Dembele becoming second most expensive player in history

Ousmane Dembele could soon become the second most expensive player in history as reports claim Barcelona have finally agreed on a deal that could rise to 150 million euros ($177 million) for the wantaway 20-year-old.

According to media outlets in Spain, France, and Germany, Barca is prepared to break their own transfer record with an initial offer of 120 million euros supplemented by 30 million extra in add-ons.

Thursday 24 August 2017

United, Liverpool, City Lucky As Chelsea, Spurs Get Tough UCL Draws

Premier League champions Chelsea were handed a tough draw on Thursday during the UEFA Champions League draw in Monaco.

The Blues will play in Group C alongside Atletico Madrid, AS Roma and newcomers Qarabag.

However, two other English sides Manchester United and Manchester City got relatively decent draws.

Snapchat: Bobrisky goes premium, ask people to pay N10,000 to view his snaps

About two years ago, the mention of the name Bobrisky would have been met with nothing more than a blank stare, as he was still just Idris Okuneye, a regular kid from the block.

Fast forward to 2017 and this 25-year-old University of Lagos graduate that can still barely compose a complete and correct sentence is the king of social media, a status he achieved with almost no help at all.

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Sultan of Sokoto declares September 1 as Sallah day

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sept. 1, 2017, as Eid-el-Kabir day.

This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council.

Wayne Rooney retires from international football

England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced on Wednesday he is retiring from international football with immediate effect, despite England manager Gareth Southgate telling him he had earned a recall.

The 31-year-old scorer of 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country told Southgate of his decision during a phone conversation.

Gunmen kidnap ex-minister, Hussaini Akwanga in Nasarawa

The police command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of a former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr. Hussaini Akwanga.

Akwanga served during the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo but was removed on Dec. 4, 2003, following an alleged $214 million national identity card scam.

Hillary Clinton Blasts 'Creep' Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a “creep” in her new memoir and describes how the now-president's persistent looming during one of their debates made her skin crawl, according to excerpts released Wednesday.

70 Trailer Load Of Lake Rice Arrives Lagos Ahead Of Eid-El-Kabir

In an effort to ensure even distribution across all the sale centres, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that at least 70 trailer load of the LAKE RICE have arrived the State ahead of the commencement of the sale on Thursday.

The State’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Toyin Suarau who spoke to journalists, said that the Government has made adequate arrangement to ensure that Lagosians willing to purchase LAKE RICE can do so without much hassles.

Osinbajo submits probe report of SGF, NIA boss to Buhari (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the committee that investigated the allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the Director General of NIA, Ayo Oke from the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday.

The committee also had the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN); and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, as members.

Beware, Military Now Monitoring Social Media

The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military.

Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, told Channels Television that the move became necessary in the light of troubling activities and misinformation capable of jeopardizing the unity of the country.

Suicide Bombers Hits Maidugiri Again

Suspected suicide bombers have struck in the Muna area of Maiduguri.

According to reports, the incident happened around 2:50 pm. This happened not quite 24 hours that President Buhari ordered security agencies to tackle insurgency and security issues affecting the nation.

Zahra Indimi And Her Hubby, Ahmed Looking Radiant In New Photo

Sister-in-law Rahma Indimi, shared the photo of her brother and wife looking stunning at their current vacation in Paris, France with other members of the Indimi family.

Isn't this billionaire shades of love?

Friday 18 August 2017

Kwara State | Four Storey Building Collapses In Ilorin, Leaves Three Injured

Three persons have been left injured after a four-storey building collapsed at Sulugambari in Ilorin, Kwara state earlier today August 18th.

The building which is being constructed as a hotel, cracked this morning, the debris falling on some of the laborers working there. No life was lost thankfully. 

More photos below:

Bobrisky Bags First Endorsement Deal (Photos)

Nigerian male Barbie doll, Bobrisky has been talking about him signing an endorsement deal with a company since the beginning of this week and it has finally happened today.

The male Barbie shared photos during his photo shoot and his signing “slaying” his usual slay.

See photos below:

Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar Nominated for FIFA Player Award

Andres Iniesta is one of the more surprising names on the 24-man shortlists for the Best FIFA Men's Player award for 2017.

The Barcelona captain has been included despite having been restricted to just 13 starts in La Liga last season, largely due to injury problems.

Thursday 17 August 2017

Anita Joseph leaves fans drooling with photo of her massive backside

Nigerian actress, Anita Joseph has left many of her fans talking after she posted a photo of her curvy and bootylicious self-wearing blue dress on social media. 

The actress got many compliments from many male fans who kept drooling at her perfect bum.

Wawu! Busty Woman Flaunts Her Panties in See-through Outfit (Photos)

A black lady with massive boobs and bum has caused a stir on social media with some revealing shots taken at different locations and shared. 

H Dot is an epitome of black beauty. She is blessed with a well-structured body and a chocolatey skin.

Ladies, would you rock this lady's ripped jeans?

Ripped or Crazy Jeans?

Saraki and Dogara visit president Buhari in London again (Photo)

President Muhammadu Buhari today received Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara at the Abuja House London.

This is their second visit as they were in London to visit him in February.

Children Don't Need Ipads, Let Them Use Their Imagination - Mikel Obi's Fiancee Olga Advises

Footballer Mikel Obi's fiancee, Olga, is sharing some parenting tips this evening. She took to Instagram to advise parents against giving their kids Ipads instead of allowing them to enjoy nature and use their imagination.

Read her post below:

Grace Mugabe offers South African model money to quash assault claim – Lawyer

A lawyer has revealed that Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first lady, offered the 20-year old South African model she allegedly assaulted some cash to make everything go away.

Police have said they were also on high alert to make sure that the 52-year-old wife of President Robert Mugabe does not skip the country, with an arrest warrant reportedly being considered.

She appeared at a press conference Thursday, wearing a large plaster on the left side of her forehead.Engel’s skull injury.

Annie Idibia Pens Heartwarming Message For Freda Francis

Nollywood actor, Annie Idibia gushed about motherhood in beautiful words to her close friend and socialite Freda Francis.

The mother of two wrote: