Thursday 19 January 2017

Man arrested after reporting a bomb threat aboard a mid-air flight

A 20-year-old man has been arrested after claiming there was a bomb aboard a mid-air United flight from San Diego. 

Cameron Elvan Korth, 20, a landscaper from the Salt Lake City area faces a single charge of "maliciously conveying false information" after boarding United flight 231 at Lindbergh Field destined for Denver Monday night where he left a note in the plane's restroom that read "THERE IS BOMBS ON 231 DO NOT ATTEMPT TO LAND." 

See the church counselling advertorial that has got people talking ... No 10 just got me speechless

This trending church advertorial that was seen in Abuja has drawn a lot of debates. On the advertorial, it was clearly spelt out the amount that one has to pay to see and get a prayer from the General Overseer, Christopher Chinedu Eze.

Maradona dares Napoli to beat Real Madrid in Champions League

Diego Maradona says Napoli have got everything it takes to be successful in Italy and in Europe as he looks forward to his next visit to Naples in March when his former club face Real Madrid in the round of 16 of the Champions League.

The Napoli legend was back in Naples for a theatre performance on Monday night and his return saw him build bridges with the club’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis, who has offered him a role as an ambassador, and coach Maurizio Sarri, whom he has criticised in the past.

Abia State | Police rescue kidnapped girl sold for N350,000

The Enugu State Police Command said that it has burst a kidnapping and human trafficking syndicate that abducted and sold a four-year-old girl in Abia for N350,000.

Ebere Amaraizu, the command’s spokesman, said in a statement that the little girl’s kidnap was aided by a family member from Inyi community in Oji River Local Government Area.

According to Mr. Amaraizu, the little girl went missing from school without a trace at about 12:45 p.m. on December 15, 2016 and was only recovered by the police one month later.

MMM participants lose their cool, attack each other, guiders

The cracks within the MMM community in Nigeria have continued to widen with many of the three million participants in the Ponzi scheme losing patience and trading accusations due to their inability to get their money out of the scheme after waiting for more than a month.

After being mocked Nigerians opposed to the scheme and fed excuses by those behind it for over a month, confidence in the scheme is declining with participants questioning its mode of operation and faulting explanations offered by guiders.

Photo: Lady caught on CCTV after stealing another woman's handbag at a chapel

A lady has been accused of stealing anther's lady handbag at a chapel. According to a post trending on twitter, the lady was captured by a CCTV camera while walking away with her "newly acquired product". 

Ellen DeGeneres thanks Barack Obama for 'changing her life' during her show

In honor of President Barack Obama’s final day in office, Ellen DeGeneres took a moment out of Thursday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show to pay tribute to him and First Lady Michelle Obama.
“I want to personally thank him for changing my life,” said DeGeneres. “I am a legally married woman because of him, and so is my wife.”

Patrotic Nigerian meets a crippled lady, offers to buy her a wheelchair & open a shop for her

An Instagram username who goes by the name iamKokun today met a crippled lady begging at Ikeja and chose to contribute positively to her life. He promised to buy her a wheelchair and open a shop for her to sustain herself. He shared photos of his encounter with her and wrote:

Family Rejected Their Son For Marrying A Woman On Wheelchair (This Story Will Melt Your Heart)

Read the journey of true love and how they family got married. Theirs is a tale of true love that loves against all odds. They got married on July 9, 2016 and their wedding pictures went viral online. Isaac and Constance Obasogie shared their love story in this exclusive interview with Kemi Ashefon. 

Read the love story below:

Where did you meet each other?
Constance: In 2009 at the Delta State University, Abraka, where we were undergraduates. Isaac came to check on my roommate.

Davido Appoints Ayo George As His New Manager

Barely 24hrs after he fired his manager of many years, Kamal Ajiboye and call out Sony Music, Davido has employed a new manager.

Say What | Taxi Driver With No Legs Spotted In Lagos

A Nigerian with the username Tytylion shared the photos and wrote:
This man drove me from Eko Hotel to Ojodu Berger with a manipulated pedal system, we were almost at Iyana Oworo before I discover the wonder behind the driving. 

This Two Videos Will Make You Understand What's Happening in Gambia

President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia who has ruled his country for 22 years since he took power by force might find himself in serious regional battle to save his country if he doesn't step down as President following his defeat by President-elect, Adama Barrow.

Michelle Obama marks her husband end of tenure with heartfelt note

Michelle Obama has penned a heartfelt note to mark her husband's end of tenure... At a point she wanted to divorce her husband, but reason prevailed. And years later he became the President of the United States of America, a nobody and a poor African background. #JourneyOfLife

Check out the deserted environment from Gambia's largest city today

According to reports, its busiest market has also been deserted as shops and stalls have been shut following tension in the country over refusal of Yahya Jammeh to step down.

See previous photo below:

Donald Trump allegedly snubs Buhari, invites Jonathan for his inauguration

Adeyanju Deji, former Director of New Media at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is claiming that former President Goodluck Jonathan has been invited as Nigeria representative to the inauguration of Donald Trump at the White House which will take place on Friday, January 20, 2017.

He is also reporting that President Muhammadu Buhari was not invited.

In a singular tweet, Adeyanju also claimed that no invitation was extended by Trump to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.

Lagos school owner who beat 2-year-old pupil and broke his leg slam with 2-count charge

The owner of a Creche, Oluwasanmi Oluwakemi, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrate's’ Court for allegedly beating up a two-year-old child and causing him bone fracture on his leg.

Oluwakemi, who resides at 18, Imole Str., Mile 12, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a two-count bordering on assault.

The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Clifford Ogu, told the court that the offence was committed on Decembber 1 at Mum Isaiah Day care and creche at Mile 12, Lagos.

7 Things You Should Know About Gambia’s New President, Adama Barrow


Adama Barrow is 51 years old and married to two women. Both Barrow’s wives are from the Fula ethnic group. He has four children. His fifth son, died less than a week to his inauguration after being bitten by a dog.


Barrow is the CEO of a real estate company called Majum Real Estate in Gambia.

FG reveal why they won't release El-Zakzaky despite court order

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government on Thursday, ruled out the possibility of releasing the detained Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. 

While speaking to journalists on Thursday on the condition of anonymity a top Presidency official ruled out the possibility of Federal Government releasing the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, despite the court order asking it to do so.

President Buhari Jet off to UK for Medical Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday left for the United Kingdom for medical treatment after writing the Senate requesting a 10-Day annual vacation leave on Thursday.

This was revealed in a press statement by his Special Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina who said that Buhari is expected to be back on the 6th of February, 2017.

Woman says she is the happiest woman in the world after cheating on her husband (Read Her Confession)

A married woman has stunned many people on social media proudly telling users of how she is cheating on her man. 

The woman shared her story on break_or_makeup, telling stunned readers about her broken marriage.

According to her, she is married to a man who disrespects her constantly and treats her like she is nothing at all. Obviously this has gotten her really sad.

Breaking: Adama Barrow Sworn-in As Gambian President

Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambia's new president on Thursday at a ceremony in the country's embassy in neighboring Senegal, as incumbent Yahya Jammeh refused to step down after last month's presidential election.

Just Wow! Major throwback photos of Yahya Jammeh from 22-years ago

Yahya Jammeh, the president of The Gambia, has sparked serious controversy in recent times after refusing to step down from power even though he lost his country's elections.

Many attempts have been made to persuade him to willingly step down and hand over to president-elect, Adama Barrow, all to no avail, prompting West African to form an alliance with the intention of forcefully removing him from his seat of power.

Check out Gambian Military Strength Yahya Jammeh is counting on to defeat Nigeria and other ECOWAS members

As the ECOWAS troops prepare to storm The Gambia on the mission to remove President Yahya Jammeh, see the military strength of the country.

The Gambian National Army (GNA) had a strength of 1,000 personnel in 2013 (900 from the GNA, 100 from the Gambian Air Force). The GNA is made up of two infantry battalions, an engineering squadron, and smaller logistics, signals and intelligence units, plus the presidential guard company.

Photos: Moments man discovers wads of Naira notes in his grandmother's room after she died

Nigerian man whose grandmother recently passed away has discovered a very shocking thing from her room and has shared it on social media. 

According to a Twitter user, Adda Fatee (@Adda_Fadi2) bundles of old Naira notes were discovered in his grandmother's room after she recently passed away.

Donald Trump confirms Sonny Perdue as Agricultural secretary

Donald Trump wrapped up his initial Cabinet nominations Thursday, tapping former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue to be secretary of Agriculture.

Predicting that Perdue would "accomplish great things" at the Department of Agriculture, Trump said in a statement: "From growing up on a farm to being governor of a big agriculture state, he has spent his whole life understanding and solving the challenges our farmers face, and he is going to deliver big results for all Americans who earn their living off the land.”

This Lagos Banker Forced His Girlfriend's 19-year-old House Girl to Have S*x With Him

A banker has gotten himself into more trouble than he anticipated after he was found out to have sexually abused his girlfriend's house help. 

A 35-year-old banker identified as Adedoyin Odukoya, has been charged to court for r*pe.

An Ikeja Magistrate's’ Court on Thursday admitted the man to bail in the sum of N500, 000 for allegedly r*ping his girlfriend’s 19- year-old housemaid.

Huh! Man with 'one-hand' spotted riding a bike in Ojodu-Berger, Lagos (Photos)

A physically challenged man was recently spotted riding a bike around Ojodu-Berger in Lagos State. Some media houses has branded the actions as dangerous and risky.

Some photos which emerged online some hours ago and are currently making rounds on social media, show the moment a physical challenged man was spotted riding a motorcycle  in the Ojodu Berger area of Lagos state.

Pls Help! I was making out with my GF and found condom in her V*gina

Online relation expert, Joro Olumofin shared the real life experience of a man who found a condom right inside his girlfriend's v*gina while making out with her.

The lady in question was oblivious of the presence of the mystery condom in her private part.

Photos: 7 Types of Breasts and Best Bra Styles for Them to Fit

The breast of woman is one of her esteem assets which majority of them love to flaunt. This next article is both an educative and informative piece which encourages women to learn more about their breasts and how to figure out the best type of bras for comfort. 

According Ra'el Cohen, the vice president of design and product development at ThirdLove, a bra company, women have seven different sets of boobs, but do not know.

Lyon and Manchester United agrees fee for Memphis Depay transfer

Lyon has finally struck an agreement with Manchester United for a deal to sign Memphis Depay.

The Dutch winger will move for a £14.75 million fee which would rise to £21.7 million.

Sky Sports reports that United will have a buy-back option, as well as sell-on clauses inserted into the deal.

German Footballer, Mario Gomez says JJ Okocha is his idol

German international and Wolfsburg striker, Mario Gomez says he wanted to play like former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay’ ‘Jay’ Okocha after watching him while he was at Eintracht Frankfurt.

He said Okocha’s impact on his career was great, adding that the Nigerian was a delight to watch in his playing days.

Okocha, who also played for Paris Saint Germain, PSG, in France, and captained Bolten Wanderers, featured in Germany for over seven years playing for Borussia Neunkirchen and the Eintracht Frankfurt.

Immigration says how criminals without passport disappears from Nigeria is a mystery

South South Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ishaq Salilu, on Wednesday called for an enhanced collaboration between the EFCC and the Nigeria Immigration Services, NIS, in checking the menace of criminals and fraudsters in the country.

Salihu made this remark when he received the Comptroller of Immigration, Rivers State , A. B. Yarima who paid him a courtesy visit in his office.

We pray for a deepened collaboration. We are very ready to partner with you”, he said.

Enyantu Ifenne: Why I was removed from the list of ambassadorial nominees

A former chieftain of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Dr. Enyantu Ifenne has identified some ‘forces within Benue State’ as the reason behind the removal of her name from the latest list of non-career ambassadorial nominees.

Ifenne and several others’ names were missing from the latest list released last week by the federal government following the initial rejection of the list submitted by the presidency, thus triggering a slew of controversy.

She was replaced by Steve Ugbah, a former guber aspirant from Benue State.

See the SHOCKING reason why Kanye wasn't invited to perform at Trump's inauguration

A spokesperson for president-elect Donald Trump's inauguration committee told CNN that Friend of Donald Kanye West was not invited to perform at the real estate mogul's inaugural because 'Ye's music wasn't right for the "typically and traditionally American event." 

Police confirms arrest of the masterminders of Nigerian-Turkish school kidnap

Two suspected masterminds of the kidnapping of pupils and staff members of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges have been arrested by the police.

Apart from the ringleaders, Philip Kakadu, aka General Kakadu, and Romeo Council, aka Raw, other suspects were also said to be undergoing screening in connection with the abduction.

It was gathered that 29-year-old Kakadu and Council, 40, were apprehended in Warri, Delta State, by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, led by ACP Abba Kyari.

Man United beats Real Madrid to become world's richest club

Manchester United are back on top of the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time since 2005 but the pound's fall against the euro means they may struggle to beat Barcelona and Real Madrid again next year.

Now in its 20th year, the Deloitte study ranks the world's richest football teams by turnover during the 2015-16 season and this year's top three of United, Barcelona and Real is the same as the first edition in 1997.

Senator Ekweremadu says Buhari’s deployment of troops over Gambia unconstitutional

‎Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says President Muhammadu Buhari ought to have sought the approval of the national assembly before deploying troops in Senegal for an operation in the Gambia.

Nigerian troops and fighter‎ jets were deployed in Senegal for the enforcement of a resolution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to remove Yahya Jammeh if he refused to leave office as the president of the Gambia.

Senator Nelson Effiong decamps to APC

Nelson Effiong, a senator from Akwa Ibom south, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Effiong announced his decision to leave the PDP on the floor of the senate on Thursday, citing the crisis in the party.

B-2 bombers kill nearly 100 ISIS terrorists in Libya

Two B-2 “stealth” bombers struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Wednesday evening, killing nearly 100 terrorists just two days before President Obama is set to leave office, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News.

The B-2s dropped 108 precision-guided bombs on two ISIS training camps 30 miles southwest of the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, killing an estimated 85 fighters, a defense official said.

President Obama authorized the action. Most of the terrorists targeted had escaped Sirte after extensive military actions there.

Yahya Jammeh’s lawyer flees to Senegal, asks president to step down to avoid gruesome end

Counsel to outgoing president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, Edu Gomez, has fled the country to neighbouring Senegal after asking the president to step down in order to avoid a gruesome end to his tenure.

Gomez, in a letter, he alleged that he was forced to represent the president and his party, Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction, APRC, under “tremendous pressure and coercion.”

The lawyer represented Jammeh and the APRC, in their failed attempt to have the country’s Supreme Court overturn Adama Barrow’s victory and inauguration as President.

Wole Soyinka confirms destroying his Green Card

After threatening to do it a week before the US presidential elections last November, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has confirmed he has destroyed his green card because Donald Trump won.

In an interview with the Atlantic on Tuesday, Soyinka confirmed he had followed through on his pledge to destroy his green card if Trump won as he celebrated Thanksgiving with his family in the US.

See Full List Of Winners From 2017 People's Choice Awards

Check out the full list of winners from the 2017 People's Choice Awards that went down last night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles below to see who else took home an award!

See the list below:

Photos: Ogbonna Kanu and Laura Ikeji's court marriage

Footballer Kanu Nwankwo's brother,  Ogbonna and blogger Linda Ikeji's sister, Laura are currently having their court marriage now in Ikeji registry.

Twitter user suspended from work after insulting Michelle Obama

Yesterday, a Twitter user, Ladispeaks insulted Michelle Obama for not having a male child after she posted a photo with their dogs.

Due to the content of his tweet, he was seriously slammed by Tweeter users.

He has now been suspended according to his new tweets.

He also wrote a statement below.

FIFA official wants offside, yellow cards scrapped from football

FIFA Technical Director, Marco van Basten, has called for offside calls and yellow cards to be abolished.

Van Basten is advocating for sin-bins to be introduced into football in future.

The former Holland international was employed by FIFA in September 2015 to handle all technical areas from technology to refereeing. And some of his long-term plans for the game is to scrap some of its most established rules.

Man arrested for plotting to kill Donald Trump at inauguration

A man in Florida has been accused of posting online that he would kill US President-elect Donald Trump at his inauguration on Friday.
“This is January 6, 2017. I was requested to type this in and post it,” Dominic Puopolo said in a video posted on Monday.
“Yes, I will be at the review stand, the inauguration and I’m going to kill President Trump, President-elect Trump today.”

Find out how your wounds can now heal without a scar (READ)

Battle scars are sometimes proof of the greatest stories. Now, research has found a way for your wounds to heal and leave you without a scar.

Researchers say wounds can be manipulated to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue.

This is achieved by transforming the most common type of cells found in wounds into fat cells.

Ademola Lookman says he derive joy playing for England

Everton player and England U-19 forward, Ademola Lookman has expressed his desire to progress into the Three Lions, thereby killing any hope of representing the Super Eagles in the future.

Ademola, who was born in England to Nigerian parents, says he is happy representing the English national team, in his first interview since his goal scoring debut in Everton’s 4-0 thrashing of Manchester City.

Scientists names newly discovered moth named after Donald Trump

Scientists have named a new species of moth after Donald Trump, U.S. president-elect.

The moth has golden flake hair, similar to Trump’s.

It is officially described as “Neopalpa donaldtrumpi”, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Children among 25 feared dead in Italy snowslide

Several children were among more than 25 people unaccounted for, feared dead, Thursday after an avalanche engulfed a mountain hotel in earthquake-ravaged central Italy.

The national civil protection agency said the Hotel Rigopiano had suffered a direct hit by a two-metre (six-feet) high wall of snow on Wednesday.

Emergency services were struggling to get ambulances and excavation equipment to the remote site with the first snow plough only arriving just before midday.