Wednesday 22 February 2017

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High bride price for Tiv ladies "very discouraging" - Benue State First lady

The wife of the Benue State Governor, Eunice Ortom, has appealed to Tor Tiv-elect, James Ayatse, to review bride-prices in Tiv land, to enable young men get married “when due”.

Mrs. Ortom made the appeal on Tuesday when she paid a courtesy visit to the Tor Tiv-elect in Makurdi.

She decried the high demands made on young men seeking to marry Tiv daughters, and described the situation as “very discouraging”.

117-year-old Grandma whose photos went viral passes on

117-year-old grandma whose photos went viral after her Nigerian artist grandson showed her off has passed away.

She has passed on yesterday, February, 21st. Her grandson, Emperor Bolojay shared the news on his Instagram page.

May her gentle soul RIP, Amen!

"We Are Working To Produce Igbo President For Nigeria" - Ohaneze Ndigbo

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has stated that it is working for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in no distant time.

The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Anambra, Mr Damian Okeke-Ogene, who made this statement on Tuesday, said the Chief Nnia Nwodo-led executive of the organization would look into many problems facing the southeast geopolitical zone, including producing a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction.

I was sold off in Libya, drank urine daily as meal – Returnee tells shocking tale

A lady, Miss Gift Peters, who was among the fresh batch of 171 Nigerians deported from Libya has narrated her ordeal.

She recounted how she got to Libya 11 months ago after being deceived that she was being taken to Germany.

Toke Makinwa takes her book tour to London despite lawsuit from husband (Photos)

Toke Makinwa has shown no signs of stopping her 'On Becoming' book sales as she has taken her book tour to London, despite her estranged husband Maje Ayida's threat to sue.

Do you think Singer Tekno would be dope in rapping? Watch this Video

We all know Tekno to be a very good hip hop music with hit songs like Duro, Diana, Pana and others ... But have you ever wonder how it would look like when it takes the mic to spill out some hot vibes and punchlines?

Wizkid's ex-lover, Tania Omotayo gets bouquet of rose flowers from mystery guy (Photos)

Read via Lailasblog:
There is someone special in the life of Wizkid's ex-girlfriend, Tania Omotayo and the fellow showed how special Tania is when he sent her a huge bunch of Rose flowers followed with a big gift bag this past valentine.

OAP Freeze calls Kemi Olunloyo 'Insane' in his new 'Public Warning' post

Daddy Freeze in his new epistle brand controversial media personality, Kemi Olunloyo as insane and later said it is not entirely bad to be insane.

He shared the above photo and captioned it:

Angry mob beats Man mercilessly after he was caught robbing with a toy gun in Edo state (Video)

A thief has been beaten mercilessly by an angry mob after he was caught robbing with a toy gun.

The unidentified teenage thief begged the mob for mercy as they filmed him. He was left with wounds everywhere including his mouth and eyes.

Watch the video below:

"God allowed Buhari to come back, to expose him" - Reno Omokri (Photo)

Reno Omokri, a former media aide of Goodluck Jonathan, has questioned President Buhari's anti-corruption wars after allegations emerged that President Buhari might have given Justice Ademola a gift of "N500,000" during his certificate scandal case.

Astronomers find 7 Earth-size planets where life may be possible

Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, raising the prospect of life, research published on Wednesday showed.

The star, known as TRAPPIST-1, is a small, dim celestial body in the constellation Aquarius. It is located about 40 light years away from Earth. Researchers said the proximity of the system, combined with the proportionally large size of its planets compared to the small star, make it a good target for follow-up studies. They hope to scan the planets' atmospheres for possible chemical fingerprints of life.

Read letter Single Mothers Association wrote to #BBNaija Bisola for her escapades with TTT

A member of Nigerian Single Mother's Association, Funmi Akinyode @fumsky has written a letter to Big Brother Naija Housemate, Bisola for giving a married and father of two, Thin Tall Tony BJ live on TV.

Read the letter below:

Aww! Comedienne Helen Paul's husband is such a handsome man

Comedienne Helen Paul's husband, Femi Bamisile came out to support her at the premiere of her new movie. The couple got married in 2010, and have two sons.

Breaking: President Trump to revoke transgender bathroom guidance

A government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.

The decision would be a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May. It required public schools to grant bathroom access even if student records differ or others are uncomfortable. The White House says President Donald Trump believes the issue is for the states to decide without federal involvement.

Lola Omotayo takes selfie with the Okoye's kids

Peter Okoye's wife, Lola Omotayo shared the photo with her daughter, Jude Okoye's daughter and Paul Okoye's son.

NGO puts up petition to make NBC stop airing #BBNaija

A nongovernmental organisation called CitizenGO is currently gathering votes online to stop the airing of Big Brother Naija.

The group sent the petition to policy makers, the National Broadcasting Commission, The Presidency and the public.

Say What | Maid protests after she was set free for stealing, says she prefers to stay in prison

A 26-year-old housemaid, Miss Mary Atte, arrested and charged before Isolo Magistrate’s court and remanded in prison for stealing her boss’ N2m,  has refused to leave prison, saying she preferred to stay there in good faith.

She explained in the open court that the prison condition was far better for her than when she was outside and would continue to remain there for her comfort.

The shocking declaration amused the litigants present in the court.

Unbelievable! Man rapes his 15-year-old sister-in-law after getting drunk

A vulcanizer, Wasiu Ibrahim, 35, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping his sister-in-law.

The accused, who resides at 61, Abeokuta St., Ogba, Lagos is being tried for rape.

God will soon pass His judgment on corrupt Nigerians – RCCG GO's wife, Foluke Adeboye

Wife of the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Foluke Adeboye, has said that women are more important in doing the work required to fight corruption and to ensure that Nigeria reaches its God-ordained destiny. She further said that God will soon pass His judgment on corrupt people.

Oh dear! See photos of 3-year-old, brutalized and malnourished by parents for alleged witchcraft

According to a corps member serving in Anambra, this 3-year-old is being brutalized and starved by her parents because they think she is a witch.

Read the report according to the corps member who shared the story below:

My wife seized my car keys – 55-year-old businessman tells court

A 55-year-old businessman, Shola Akande, approached an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Wednesday seeking to end his 13-year-old marriage to his wife, Omolade, because she seized his car key.

He said, “My wife seized my car key; she was claiming I bought a car for a girlfriend.

Sunshine Stars storm Ondo Govt House over 8 months unpaid salaries

Players and officials of Nigeria Premier League side, Sunshine Stars, have stormed the Ondo State Government House, Akure to demand eight months unpaid salaries and allowances.

Sunshine’s skipper, Abe Sunday, in a telephone chat on Wednesday said they have resolved to remain at the Government House gate until the Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, comes to their aid.

#Xenophobia: NANS threatens South African businesses, holds nationwide protest Thursday

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has said it will hold a nationwide protest on Thursday to draw global attention to the attacks in Nigerians by South Africans.

The student body in a statement by its national president, Comr Kadiri Aruna, described the xenophobic attacks as sad and unfortunate.

Nollywood Film Producer, Kunle Afolayan advises producers on managing area boys

Renowned Nollywood film producer, Kunle Afolayan, on Wednesday in Lagos advised directors and producers on steps they could take to prevent “Area Boys’’ (miscreants) from disrupting their movie production.

Afolayan, who confirmed the unsavoury development in the industry, took to his social media timeline to reveal how he handled them anytime they came to cause chaos on set.

Why Nigerians are attacked in South Africa – Nigeria Union explains

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has blamed hostility against Nigerians in the former apartheid enclave on ignorance and misinformation being peddled by the country’s media.

Spokesman of the Union, Mr. Emeka Ezinteje, said on Wednesday, that the media owned by some powerful South Africans create erroneous impression that every Nigerian is a criminal, while ignoring Nigerians’ contributions to South Africa’s economy.

South Korea court sets date for final impeachment hearing of President Park Geun-Hye

South Korea’s Constitutional Court will hold its final impeachment hearing to rule on the fate of President Park Geun-Hye at the end of the month, Yonhap News Agency reported Wednesday.

Park was impeached by parliament in December over a corruption scandal involving her close confidante Choi Soon-Sil and her presidential powers were suspended pending the court’s ruling.

Plus Sized Model Bares B00bs As She Shares Inspiring Message (Photos)

Los Angeles based plus-sized model and radio host, Simone Mariposa has made the decision to reclaim the word ‘fat‘ after being bullied by cruel trolls.

She revealed that she has had the photo saved in her drafts but was scared to post it online. Read whats she wrote and see more photos below:

Amazing! Nigerian Man Tired Of Power Failure Installs Windmill To Generate His Own Electricity (Photo)

A Nigerian man, who is tired of the nation’s epileptic power supply has installed a windmill so he can generate his own electricity.

His neighbour Deji Garuba shared the story on Instagram, writing:

SHOCKING! Four female sperm harvesters drugged and gang raped a male teacher

Four female sperm harvesters pounced on an unsuspecting Zimbabwean teacher last Friday evening and reportedly kidnapped, drugged and “gang-raped” him.

After the attack, the teacher was left naked in a bush with bruised private parts and woke up feeling extremely weak on Saturday morning.

#BBNaija Soma Caught On Video Saying He Want To 'Kill Essential Body Parts' of OAP Toolz

Ex- Big Brother Naija housemate, Soma was at the Beat Fm studio today and he met with OAP Toolz after which the media personality shared a video reporting Soma to her husband Capt. Tunde, for saying he wants to kill her in ways and also kill essential body parts.

Photos: Check out Photos From President Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday

Zimbabwe President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, turned 93 years old yesterday and had a birthday party organized by his staff at his Munhumutapa offices in Harare.

Aww! Mikel Obi’s Twin Girls Enjoy Life In A Luxurious Aircraft

Nigerian Footballer, John Mikel Obi’s twin daughters Mia and Ava having their meal in style onboard an aircraft their Mum, Olga, shared the pictures and gushed about her beau being the best pooh in the world.

More photos below:

No one has right to inquire into Buhari’s health or demand for his resignation - Abuja based lawyer says

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, says it is unconstitutional for some people to be asking for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to Ajulo, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is not under any obligation to write or give explanations to the public regarding the purpose of his absence.

Ajulo said this on Wednesday in Abuja during an interview section with journalists. He said that Section 145 of the 1999 constitution as amended stated that the president should present written declaration of his inability to discharge the functions of his office to the National Assembly.

How I was kidnapped, recruited by Boko Haram - Freed captive narrates experience

In 2016, there were over 2, 000 confirmed cases of forced recruitment of boys by Boko Haram militants fighting in the ongoing conflict in northeast Nigeria.

Also, the United Nation International Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that the estimates indicated that tens of thousands under the age of 18 were being used in conflicts worldwide, adding that the exact data on the number of children used and recruited in armed conflict was difficult to ascertain because of the unlawful nature of child recruitment.

Halima Abubakar Stuns In Short Black Dress

Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar show off her hot legs in a short black dress. She also shared another photo of her superb facebeat.

More photos below:

Beautiful Snapchat Photos Of Nollywood Actress Peggy Ovire

Nollywood actress, Peggy Ovire was nabbed snapping on the set of an upcoming movie, by her colleague, Iyabo Ojo.

Churchill Obasanjo's Foundation Unveils Praiz As Ambassador, Set To Empower 36,000 Youths.

Nigeria's fast emerging charity foundation and Non- Governmental Organisation. Big Church Foundation yesterday, 21st February unveiled popular music artist Praiz Adejo as one of its Ambassadors for the 2017 project year.  The signing and papers works was done at the Ikoyi office of the foundation's boardroom.

A‎ddressing the board members of Lagos office, the Chairman, Dr. Olakunle Churchill said they needed a new Ambassador for the Big Church Foundation to spearhead the Agriculture and Mining project which is targeting the Nigerian youths. He further buttressed on the choice of Praiz as worthy one, who has also worked with the Big Church Foundation during charity campaigns in the past. " We congratulate you and we know with your presence we can achieve a lot in the area of charity empowerment and project executions nationally and internationally" 

Resident Doctors express mixed feelings over Buhari’s pro-longed stay

The Nigeria Voters’ Assembly and the National Association of Resident Doctors have reacted to the latest development on President Muhammadu Buhari’s long medical vacation.

President Buhari had in a new letter sent to the national assembly said he might not return soon as his doctors said he needed ‘longer’ time to rest.

Reacting to the development, President of NARD, Dr. Onyebueze Ugochukwu, urged Nigerians to pray for the quick recovery of the President.

He prayed that the Acting President would sustain the fight against corruption and insurgency.

´I give nothing for free´ – Mourinho tells Shaw to learn from Mkhitaryan

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho told Luke Shaw he would have to earn his chance, urging the full-back to learn from Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

England international Shaw was left out of the United squad to face Saint-Etienne in the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie.

Shaw, 21, has had limited opportunities this season, making just 14 appearances in all competitions.

And Mourinho said the left-back would be given nothing without earning it.

Drama! Keke Riders Break The Head Of A LASTMA Officer

Some tricycle riders, in Ikeja, on Tuesday, allegedly attacked an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Oyekan, while on duty at Acme Road in Ikeja, DailyTrust reports.

Tragic! Married Couple, Cobbler are Electrocuted to Death in Rivers (See Details)

A power surge in the residence of a couple who were said to be in their 20s, has claimed lives of the nursing mother, her husband and a 50-year-old cobbler.

A nursing mother, her husband and a 50-year-old cobbler, have been killed in a house fire accident after a power surge in a residence in Rumuomoi/Rumuorosi, in the Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.

According to Punch Metro, the couple who were said to be in their 20s, were reportedly killed after having contacts with burglar-proof bars at the entrance of their house, while six others were reportedly injured.

NYSC pull out of Rivers Supplementary election for fear of insecurity

For fear of possible out break of violence as recorded in previous elections in Rivers State, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said it wont release corp members to partake in the supplementary elections scheduled to take place in Etche and parts of Omuma Local Government Areas in the state until the security of lives of corp members is guaranteed.

This was revealed by the NYSC coordinator in the state, Mr. Omotayo Adewoye during the stakeholders meeting at the Rivers State Police Command in Port Harcourt

Model Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction, flashes nipple

Supermodel, Bella Hadid got many talking on Monday when she suffered a wardrobe malfunction. She suffered a major nip slip after partying at Love Magazine’s star-studded event with her close pals Kylie Jenner and Winnie Harlow. 

Stop calling Nigeria ‘Naija’ – NOA warns

In an attempt to preserve the country’s name originally for generations unborn, the Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Garba Abari, has appealed to Nigerians to stop referring to Nigeria as ‘Naija.’

The DG stated this while speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, stressing that making the country’s name funky, was not in its best interest.

Abari warned the individuals, corporate organisation and the media especially not to follow the trend but to help correct it for the sake of the children and generations unborn who might think that ‘Naija’ is the original name instead of Nigeria.

30,000 Borno IDPs to return home

Borno Government said on Wednesday, that it was working on plans to evacuate additional 30, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) back to their communities after they had signified interest to return home.

Malam Ahmed Satome, the Chairman, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.

Satome explained that the action also followed successful relocation of about 20,000 IDPs back to their communities.

WTH! Nigerian man shares burial poster of himself (Photo)

Like seriously? This generation is just getting wild and wild each day ... Just imagine this teen making his own burial poster when he is still alive. According to Chidera, he wants to know how he will be when he dies