Friday 10 February 2017

So sad! Polytechnic Student Sacrificed Her Life to Save Younger Brother in Lagos

A polytechnic undergraduate in Lagos has been sent to an early grave after saving her younger brother from death.

Bukola Ajayi, a 20-year-old undergraduate of Yaba College of Technology, sacrificed her life for her younger brother on Tuesday after the brakes of an overloaded trailer failed at the Ekoro junction, in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State.

The trailer driver was said to have lost control of the vehicle, which reportedly sped in the direction of a tricycle Ajayi and her brother boarded.

Super Eagles of Nigeria Moves Up 9 Places on FIFA Ranking

The Nigeria national football team, the Super Eagles has moved up several spots in the FIFA monthly world ranking.

In spite of Nigeria’s inability to qualify for the just-ended 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, the Super Eagles have moved up in FIFA’s monthly world ranking,

In the ranking table the world football governing body released on Thursday, Nigeria moved up nine spots to place 41st from its 50th place in January.

This was after garnering 686 points, as against 619 it had in January.

“No Job, No Car, Living In A Single Room,” – Founder of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye celebrates wife as she turns 53

Founder of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye always has something amazing to say about his wife, Gloria Bamiloye at every given opportunity.

Last year, on Gloria’s 52nd birthday, Mike revealed their interesting proposal story.

Gloria clocked 53 years old and Mike revealed how her family almost stopped her from marrying him because they considered her young, and him, jobless.

He also revealed how his wife came about the name, “Gloria.”

Meet the highest paid bank CEO in Nigeria Who Earns N484, 931 Daily

According to SplufikNigerians, Sola David-Borha who is the former CEO Stanbic IBTC is the highest paid Chief Executive Officer in Nigeria.

The banker takes a whopping N117m Annually, which means she takes home N484,931 daily.

Sola David-Borha resigned her appointment as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC late January and became Chief Executive Officer, Rest of Africa, Standard Bank Group. Stanbic IBTC Holdings is a member of Standard Bank Group.

See how Actress Keke Palmer let loose her BOOBS for all eyes to behold (photos)

Illinois-born Actress, Keke Palmer, 23, stepped out in broad-day-light wearing a see-through blouse with her sleeping boobs all out for everyone to see.

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This NLC Sef! - By Charly Boy

Article was written by Charly Boy. Read below:

On February 8, 2017 I tweeted about joining the NLC on their walk for good governance. I was really not too surprised at the kinds of responses I got from fellow frustrated Nigerians: My people just dey query me as per how somebody like me go come gum body with  NLC "Fake" people like that.

For starters, let me make this clear; If the devil like make him hold rally, I go appear to use that platform to send my message to my fellow frustrated Naijas. Until I posted a tweet about marching with NLC in Lagos, I didn't realize how most nigerians had lost respect/trust for the union. In fact one of the feedbacks I received blaming the compromised NLC for the death of a family member really evoked some strange feelings in me.

Photo of GEJ writing foreword of Reno Omokri's book

According to LIB, former President Jonathan had written the foreword to Reno Omokri's new book, now LIB exclusively brings you a picture of the former President writing the foreword and personally signing it. LIB also brings you excerpts of the foreword.


Whistle Blower should get a cut from Yakubu's $9.2m loot, If the act still stands!

So if that act still stands someone somewhere should be getting 5% of Andrew Yakubu's loot ... Mogbe! I need a louder whistle to blow, Lol

Seun Egbegbe arraigned in court, charged with 36 counts of advanced fee fraud (Photos)

Embattled Nollywood Filmmaker, Seun Egbegbe has been slammed with 36 counts of Advance Fee Fraud in Lagos. 

Egbegbe alongside his accomplice, Ayo Oyekan disguised themselves as directors of Gbagada general hospital and tried to swindle two bureau de change operators, one Alhaji Isa Adamu and Abdullahi Haruna of 9000 dollars and 3000 pounds respectively.

Rob Kardashian shares lovely photo of daughter, Dream as she turns 3 months

How time flies, Dream Kardashian is already 3 months today. The proud dad shared the photo and said; 
"Today my baby girl is 3 months old and I'm in love with her".

Check out this lady Budget for Valentine that has got everyone talking

Lol, call it whatever you like but this lady seems very smart when it comes to saving, money for pad, money for hangout with friends but N75 for boo? Haba! This is not fair Aunty ... Especially for Valentine.

Ladies and gentlemen, what do you make of her plans?

19-year-old boy defiles 6-year-old sister in Sokoto

A teenager, Isah Umar, who allegedly lured his six-year-old sister into his room before defiling her, is to cool his heels in prison in the next 30 days, a Sokoto Magistrates’ Court ruled on Friday.

The Magistrate, Mr Abubakar Adamu, who gave the ruling, said the accused should remain behind bars pending the outcome of further investigations by the Police.

The 19-year-old Umar, who lives in Sabon Birni area of Sokoto, is facing a charge of child defilement.

Singer Simi sign multimillion naira endorsement deal

Hard work truly pays! Singer Simi has bagged her first major endorsement deal with Telecommunications giants, Etisalat.

The X3M Records act could not hide her excitement as she posted a photo of herself covered in Etisalats logo on her Instagram page with a captioned;

Savage! This is how to shut haters up ... (SEE)

Lol! I really like this ... Read on below:

24-year-old Ukraine-trained medical doctor dies few weeks after returning to Nigeria (Photos)

On Monday, February 6, 2017, was a dreary day in Warri, Delta state at the burial of a fresh 24-year-old Nigerian medical doctor, Dr. Nancy Oghenetega Appih.

Nancy graduated on June 24, 2016 from Ivana-Frankivsk National Medical University in Ukraine.

Dr. Nancy returned to the country immediately after her graduation and completing all necessary requirements for her certificate.

Comedian Seyi Law goes swimming with his beautiful wife and daughter

Such a lovely family. In all you do, learn to spend time with your family and love once. 

Oba of Benin Appeals For Peaceful Co-existence Among Edo Community

Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II has sued for unity and peaceful Co-existence among the people in order to ensure the progress and development of Benin communities in Edo South.

Oba Ewuare the second made the call at Oghada during his visit to Isi and Egbede in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State in continuation of his post-coronation tour of communities.

Photo of D'banj, Wande Coal and Harrysong on set in Atlanta

Harrysong left Nigeria for the United States a few days after he resolved his misunderstanding with Five Star Music.

He's seen here on the set of a music video with D'banj and Wande Coal directed by Patrick Elis. We expect something mind blowing when the Koko master team up with Wande Coal and Mr. Songz

Kogi State | Unknown Gunmen attack police station, kill two officers

Some gunmen attacked a police station at Eika community in Okehi local government area of Kogi state in the early hours of Friday, killing two policemen and a detainee.

According to NAN, the bandits invaded the station around 1am and immediately opened fire on policemen on duty.

The heavily armed hoodlums, said to be about 10, later set the station ablaze and proceeded to the house of Sadiq Obomi, chairman, Eika community development association, and killed him.

Biafra opens ‘operational embassy’ in Spain

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it has opened an embassy in Spain.

The group is seeking an independent state for the south-east and adjoining areas. Kayode Ogundamisi, a journalist, shared a video of the embassy on Facebook.

In the video, Uchenna Asiegbu, IPOB directorate head, is seen taking a guest on a tour of the facility.

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the group and director of Radio Biafra, is facing charges of treason, and he has been in detention since 2015.

An Igbo President is not a big deal - Chief Goddy Uwazurike

Chief Goddy Uwazurike, President emeritus of Aka Ikenga has said that an Igbo presidency cannot help Ndigbo.

Speaking during an interview Uwazurike said, “I don’t think there is anything exceptional about Ndigbo producing a president. But I say the person must be of Igbo origin, intelligent and wise to listen to the voice of the people. He must be sociable because Ndigbo alone can’t make him president. He must be ready to assuage the fears of the people.

Nnamdi Kanu is obsessed with Biafra to the point of insanity - Wife

Uchechi Kanu, the wife of incarcerated IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu, has revealed that her husband is so obsessed with the agitation for the restoration of Biafra that he once threatened to sacrifice her and their children to achieve his aim.

"He is a man that is obsessed with Biafra to the point of insanity and many times he has said publicly that he would gladly sacrifice me, the children and the wider family, if that is what it would take for Biafra to be free. That is the type of man Nigeria is facing, and that is the kind of man my husband is," she said.

Nigerian Army Meets With Crippled Man Who Got Assaulted By soldiers in Onitsha (Photos)

The crippled man who was assaulted by soldiers last week in Onitsha for wearing  Camouflage trousers has been invited by the Nigerian Army in Onitsha

See photos below:

Manchester United ready to offer Mourinho contract extension

Manchester United are set to extend Jose Mourinho’s contract at the club, after only seven months as their manager.

According to The Sun, the club’s hierarchy will sit down with Mourinho at the end of this season, to discuss a one-year extension to the three-year deal he signed last summer.

United chiefs are reported to be impressed with the former Chelsea manager’s impact at the club, despite the fact they are currently outside the top four on the table.

PHOTONEWS: EFCC discovers $9.2m and £74K in cash from former NNPC GMD

EFCC allegedly discovered $9.2m cash and £74,000 after raiding the home of former GMD of NNPC group, Andrew Yakubu in Kaduna.

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Lagos Government unveils buses that will replace yellow 'danfo'

Lagos state government during the week announced its plan to eradicate local commercial buses known as Danfo, off Lagos roads.

As follow up to that, the government has finally unveiled buses that will replace danfo.

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Actress Chika Ike ventures into Real Estate

Actress and producer Chika Ike add another cap to her feather as she ventures into Real Estate. Pictures of Chika Ike on site working.

Senator Ben Bruce poses with Biafra civil war plane

Senator Ben Bruce poses with the plane Biafra leader Odumegwu Ojukwu left Nigeria with and fled to Ivory coast after the civil war in 1970 as shared on social media.

The flight was followed by a broadcast of surrender and the end of the 30 months war. Another photo below:

Nigerian, Algerian arrested for planning to bomb Germany

An Algerian and a Nigerian suspected to be planning to carry out a terrorist attack have been arrested in the German city of Goettingen, officials said on Thursday.

The men, aged 27 and 23 respectively, were taken into custody in a 450-strong police operation that took place during the night.

‘223 students to one toilet’ in Kano public schools

The Kano state government has expressed concern over poor state of infrastructural facilities in public schools.

Speaking at a workshop organised by the ministry for local government and community development, Hafiz Abubakar, the deputy governor said the report of a survey showed that an estimated number of 223 students are sharing only one toilet in government-owned schools across the state.

He described the development as unacceptable, lamenting how it makes students prone to infectious diseases.

Buhari is Nigeria’s most credible brand – Minister of Foreign Affairs

President Muhammadu Buhari is the ‘strongest brand’ the country currently has to improve on its credibility.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Geoffrey Onyeama made this known when he addressed newsmen in Eke, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, on Thursday.

According to him, the credibility of the nation has relatively improved since the inception of Buhari’s administration.

Passengers escape unhurt as tyre of Doha-bound plane burst at Lagos airport

Hundreds of passengers on Thursday escaped death when one of the tyres of a Doha-bound Qatar Airways aircraft burst while it was attempting to take-off at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

According to NAN, the incident occurred around 3pm.

One of the passengers, who spoke to reporters, said the pilot was already cleared for take-off by the air traffic controllers when they suddenly heard a loud sound.

Policemen harass youth corps member at Aso Rock gate

Police officers harassed Obasi Sunday, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, at the entrance of the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.

The incident happened about the time when members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) staged a protest to Aso Rock.

Sunday later told journalists that he was on his way to supreme court – his place of primary assignment (PPA) – when the officers stopped him.

'See you in court' - Trump vows legal fight for travel ban

US President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed a legal fight to defend his controversial ban on travelers from seven mainly Muslim nations after a stinging defeat in federal court.

Playing in China better than sitting on the Bench in England - Rohr

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr says the recent move of Captain John Mikel Obi as well as striker Odion Ighalo to different clubs in the Chinese Super League, CSL, is a good development.

The Franco-German noted that the transfer will positively rub off on the senior national team when the qualifiers for the AFCON 2019 and World Cup 2018 commence in June and August respectively.

He made the claim in Sagamu where he watched a Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, match between Remo Stars and Niger Tornadoes yesterday.

Nigerian Starlet Osayi-Samuel under Arsenal, Tottenham watch

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are monitoring young Nigerian forward Bright Osayi-Samuel, who plays for Blackpool in the English fourth tier.

According to the Birmingham Mail, Osayi-Samuel, 19, is also attracting interest from across England, with Everton and Championship club Aston Villa also rumoured to be monitoring his progress.

Mourinho wanted me at Manchester United – Chelsea MF, Willian

Brazilian midfielder, Willian has revealed that Jose Mourinho tried to bring him to Manchester United last summer, but insists he is happy home at Chelsea.

Mourinho resumed at Old Trafford in July, eight months after he was dismissed by Chelsea for the second time.

His dismissal followed a disastrous Premier League title defence and what technical director Michael Emenalo described as “palpable discord” between players and management.

Christianity under attack – CAN condemns DSS invitation of leaders

Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Thursday condemned the interrogation of four members of its Trust Fund by the Department of State Services, DSS.

The body said it is now obvious that “Christianity is under siege in Nigeria.”

Director of Legal and Public Affairs in CAN, Kwamkur Samuel, in Abuja said recent attacks had confirmed speculations that there were plans to turn Nigeria to an Islamic state.

His reaction follows invitation of BoT members of CAN Trust Fund who are also leaders of the National Christian Elders Forum by the DSS.

Muslim clerics commence 10-day prayer and fasting for Buhari

Some Muslims clerics in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Friday said they had commenced 10-day prayer and fasting for the health of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Malam Uma Bolori who spoke on behalf of the clerics said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri on Friday.

He said, ‘’Our prayer is what President Buhari needs from Nigerians rather rumours.

PHOTONEWS: Governor Fayose invites Pastor Joshua Iginla for special prayers

The Senior Pastor of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Joshua Iginla, was Thursday spotted with the Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Ayodele Fayose in the state.

The cleric paid a courtesy visit to the Governor at his hometown, Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

The cleric was said to have visited to offer special prayers for Fayose and some his cabinet members and Nigeria as a whole.

Zahara and hubby, Ahmed Indimi shares loved up selfie

President Buhri's daughter,  Zahra and her hubby, Ahmed Indimi are picture perfect in new photos. They seem to be a very playful couple.

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Fight erupts in South African parliament during President Jacob Zuma's speech (Photos)

South Africa's parliament turned to a battlefield as a violent brawl erupted between MPs during President Jacob Zuma's speech.

Dressed in red the members of the opposition EFF party attempted to disrupt his speech.

The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, Julius Malema, shouted at Zuma as he attempted to deliver his State of the Nation annual address.

Malema said pointing at Zuma, who stopped reading his speech and took his seat as the house descended into a shouting match.

“I still love her.” - Husband tells court after his cheating wife seeks divorce

A 45-year-old applicant, Wahabi Sodiq, told an Igando Customary Court in a Lagos suburb on Thursday:
“I caught my wife in her shop cutting a man’s nails.”
Sodiq made the allegation while testifying in a divorce case filed by his wife, Kudirat, 44, a public bar operator, seeking dissolution of their 24-year-old marriage over threat to her life.

Nigeria celebrities shares their most embarrassing moments on Valentines Day

As we count down to another love-in-Air Valentines day, some Nigerian celebrities have spoken with SunNews and recounted their most embarrassing Valentine’s Day experiences.

See them below:

I was robbed on Val’s Day - Young6ix
It was back then in Warri, Delta State. I was robbed on Val’s Day and it was not funny but I thank God I survived.

Meet The Brave Woman Confronting Boko Haram on The Battleline

As seven abducted women and four children were being taken deeper into Sambisa forest, Aisha Bakari Gombi received a call. The voice was familiar: an army commander asking her to assemble a group of hunters to track them down.

What happened next?

The 11 had vanished earlier that day after a group of Boko Haram militants attacked their village, Daggu. Three local people were shot dead and cars, houses and food stores set ablaze.

Daggu is a half-hour drive from Chibok where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April 2014. Both villages are in the region of Borno state in north-eastern Nigeria, which has become all too familiar with such attacks by the world’s deadliest terrorist group.

Actress Yvonne Nelson, Appears On BBC Live Show (Photos)

Ghanaian actress and movie producer, Yvonne Nelson, was photoed on a British Broadcasting Corporation live show yesterday, where she talked about her career, charity, dumsor in Ghana and a lot more.

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Wow! Check out This Couple’s Adam And Eve Themed Valentine Photos

Kenyan comedian, Eric Omondi and his lovely girlfriend Chantal Juliet Grazioli are so love smitten that they decided to recreate Adam & Eve in the garden of Eden to celebrate lover’s day.

This is very creative ... Continue below:

“I usually delete him off my BBM, never knew he was my husband” - Nigerian Lady shares marriage experience

A Nigerian man took to his twitter to reveal how he met his wife. He says his wife is one who usually deletes him off the Instant messaging app, BBM… and the lady in question had no idea he was going to be her husband.

He shared pictures on twitter and wrote:

U.S Federal Court Rules Against Reinstating President Trump’s Travel Ban.

U.S President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban will remain blocked this is according to a federal appeals court ruling late Thursday.

The unanimous ruling from a three-judge panel means that citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries will continue to be able to travel to the US, despite Trump’s executive order last month.

See Why Diamond Platnumz And His Baby Mama, Zari Aren’t Officially Married Yet

Ugandan media socialite Zari Hassan has revealed why she and Tanzania bongo superstar Diamond Platinumz aren’t officially married yet.

Speaking to a local Tanzanian radio station, Zari said she wants the biggest wedding affair in East Africa but first, some conditions have to be met.