Saturday 4 March 2017

Residents bail fuel from a fallen tanker in Akwa Ibom (Photos)

Residents of Ekom Imam, Akwa Ibom trooped out in numbers to scoop fuel from a fuel tanker that fell at  Ekom Imam junction.

Federal Court Declares Free Compulsory Primary And Junior Secondary Education

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declared that every Nigerian child has the constitutional right to free and compulsory primary education, and free junior secondary education.

The court, presided over by Justice John Tsoho, also declared that the federal and state governments have constitutional duties to provide adequate funds for it.

The court held that failure by any government to fund free primary and junior secondary education will constitute a breach of the constitution.

SHAME! Nigerian Lady Bemoans Poor Service at the Nigerian Embassy UK (Watch Video)

The Nigerian woman lamenting over the poor service condition at the Nigerian Embassy in the United Kingdom

A Nigerian lady has taken it upon herself to expose the poor service Nigerians living abroad are facing at the Nigerian High Commission in the United Kingdom. She said lambasted embassy officials for the odd manner they treat Nigerians who come to process documents or perform functions there.

#Xenophobia: We Live Every Day in Fear - Nigerians in South Africa Pleads for Help

Nigerians in South Africa have lamented that the recent attacks by locals have put their lives at risk as they call for the Federal Government to intervene.

Nigerians in South Africa have called on the Federal Government to come to their aid as they now live in fear in South Africa following the outbreak of xenophobic attack.

According to The Nation, when the South Africans carried out the plot in the early hours of February 24, Nigerians, who had prepared themselves for any eventuality, were spared the loss of lives, which had been their lot in previous attacks.

Obasanjo: I was a stupid village boy who achieve greatness by accident

Ex-Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has described himself as a stupid village boy, who become what he is in life by accident.

Obasanjo who will be 80year-old on March 5, stated this during an interview with Premium Times at his Abeokuta residence recently.

Leicester City 3 Hull City 1: Riyad Mahrez magic helps Leicester fightback against Hull

Leicester continued to breathe new life into their Premier League survival bid under the guidance of Craig Shakespeare as he strengthened his claims for the manager's job with victory against relegation rivals Hull.

Shakespeare, assistant to previous boss Claudio Ranieri, has won both matches in interim charge 3-1 after his side followed up Monday's home victory over Liverpool with another three points.

Whistle-blower who exposed $229,000 fraud, sacked

As the Buhari-led administration has adopted and placed incentives for whistle blowing as a means of fighting corruption in the country, top government officials have slapped the government policy by terminating the career of an assistant director, who raised the alarm that the sum of $229,000 and N800,000 had been diverted by key officials in the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa, an agency under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Obama is a ‘bad, sick guy’, he tapped my phone before election – President Trump

US President Donald Trump on Saturday again exploded on Twitter and took another swipe at the former President Barack Obama, accusing him of being “a bad, (or sick) guy who wire-tapped his phones before the election.
“Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!,” he wrote. 

President Buhari: Beware the ides of March (1) by Fani-Kayode

In 44 BC the respected Roman seer and soothsayer Spurinna warned the great Consul and ruler of the Roman Empire Julius Caesar about the “ides of March”. 

He counselled him not to go out on that day because he had perceived that something terrible would happen. According to the Roman calendar the ides of March was the 15th of March. Caesar treated the prophecy and the warning with ridicule and contempt, as is often the case with most men of power, and he chose to ignore it.

Fayose to Obasanjo: Emulate Abdusalam Abubakar

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has admonished former President Olusegun Obasanjo to emulate statesmen like former Head of State, General Abdusalam Abubakar who are working diligently for the stability of the country and who do not see themselves as saints while others are devils.

Fayose, who is also the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, stated this while speaking with newsmen shortly after a visit to General Abubakar in his residence in Abuja.

Eibar 1 Real Madrid 4: Los Blancos cruised pass Los Armeros without Ronaldo or Bale

Real Madrid showed they were able to cope without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale as they won 4-1 against Eibar on Saturday.

Two goals from Karim Benzema and one each from James Rodriguez and Marco Asensio saw Los Blancos ease to three points at the Bernabeu, with Ruben Pena scoring a consolation goal for the home side.

APC behind Sheriff's court victory, PDP alleges

Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Party, APC, masterminded the ruling of the Court of Appeal which reinstated Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the party.

The party, which described the ruling as the handiwork of the APC to destabilize it, also declared its support for the National Caretaker Committee of the party led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi.

Toke Makinwa finally responds to Maje Ayida's Lawsuit (Watch Video)

Media personality, Toke Makinwa has finally addressed the lawsuit by her estranged husband, Maje Ayide.

Toke in her latest Vlog titled 'Daddy Issues' says her lawyers are on it and she doesn't have anything to worry about. 

Actress Awele Odita confirms relationship with man after wife called her out

Sometime in January, Lagos NURTW big wig, Koko Zaria's wife, Mumcy Aliyah sent a shoutout to Nollywood actress, Awele Odita for being allegedly pregnant for her husband.

To cute! Psqaure rock matching outfits with their kids in new photo

Psquare, Peter and Paul Okoye brothers shared this beautiful photo with their kids Andre and Aliona.

Heartbreaking story of how pastor's wife died after he refused doctors to evacuate their dead unborn baby

According to the message sent to OAP Freeze, a pastor allegedly caused the death of his wife by refusing doctors to evacuate the dead baby his wife was carrying in her womb.

Reading after the cut:

Kemi Olunloyo says she insured her voice for $6Million

Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunoyo shared the above post on her Instagram page and captioned it:

Actress Chioma Toplis brand Oge Okoye 'fake a$$ someborri'

So the drama kontinue! After Oge Okoye claimed a dog picture belonging to US reality star Kenya Moore as hers on Instagram and people can't seem to get over it! Now a colleague is calling her fake!

Oge Okoye claimed someone wanted to sell stolen puppies to her, so she used their photo - Uche Maduagwu

Nigerians just need to learn to accept their wrongs ... This story isn't adding up at all! According to Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu, he just got off the phone with Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye who has been accused of stealing dogs that belongs to American actress, Kenya Moore.

Uche went on to blast Nigerians for rejecting their own and washing their dirty linens in public. He also disclosed that Kenya Moore was the lady forcing herself on Nigerian music star, D’banj.

Oge Okoye Reacts to Dog Theft Allegations

Following the allegations of stealing Kenya Moore’s dog photo and claiming the dogs as her own, Oge Okoye took to her Instagram page to react.

The Nollywood actress shared some photos of herself including a cartoon illustration of herself.

Embarrassing! Nollywood Actress Oge Okoye Claim Dog belonging to Kenya Moore are hers on Instagram

Nollywood actress Oge Okoye is currently trending on social media for one reason – a photo was posted on her Instagram page which appears not to be her original photo.

The actress has been called out by a fan page of Amerian reality TV star Kenya Moore for posting a photo of two dogs on Instagram. Oge Okoye had captioned the photo with “Yipeeee. My new babies just arrived. #Rob #Rosy”.

Rihanna poses for paper magazine (Photos)

Rihanna wore several coloured wigs for a photo session in which she held a big bottle of liquor. 

Badgirl Riri was the cover star for paper magazine, and here are some beautiful photos off the photo session

More photos 👇👇👇

Photos: Turkish Mayor stops official ceremony, dive into sea to save drowning diver

A scuba driver who fainted in the water during a civic ceremony in Karamursel, north-western Turkey's Koceli Province to mark the anniversary of a ferry disaster, was saved by the town's mayor, Ismail Yildirim.

Photos: SUV Notorious B.I.G. was shot dead in, worth $2,000 today goes on sale for $1.5m

The notorious green SUV that Notorious B.I.G. was shot dead in is on sale for $1.5million.

The 1997 Suburban that Biggie Smalls was riding in when he was murdered nearly 20 years ago comes complete with a bullet hole in the passenger seat belt, the same spot the famous rapper was sitting in when he was shot.

Manchester United 1 Bournemouth 1: United still romancing with Sixth Position after Bournemouth draw

Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed a penalty and could face a retrospective ban from the Football Association after Manchester United were held to 1-1 Premier League draw by 10-man Bournemouth.

The match-winner in last weekend's EFL Cup final, Ibrahimovic has performed majestically in his debut season in English football but he stole the show for all the wrong reasons against Bournemouth, whose manager Eddie Howe grappled with a bout of illness on the touchline throughout an ill-tempered contest.

Marcos Rojo's maiden Premier League goal gave United a deserved 23rd-minute lead before ex-Red Devils youngster Josh King levelled from the penalty spot.

Police educates Nigerians on the new scam method by fraudsters

The Commissioner of Police, Kwara  State Command, Mr. Olusola Amore, says intelligence available to his command indicates that internet fraudsters have developed a new method which they now use in scamming Nigerians.

Amore in a statement by the command’s  Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, on Friday stated that the fraudsters’ earlier scam of sending out text messages to people claiming that their Bank Verification Number had been deactivated was no longer effective, hence their new strategy.

I and my mom used to sleep in a shopping complex – Skales

If you ever thought growing up was rosy for Singer, Skales then you have to read this recent interview. Although the singer can now afford the finer things of life, in a chat with Saturday Beats, he revealed his childhood was a very tough one.

Skales said that things were so tough for him while growing up that he used to sleep in a shopping complex with his mother.

Obasanjo: People told me I will be Nigeria’s last President

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he was told that he will be the last president of the country.

He stated this in a recent interview with journalists in his Hilltop home in Abeokuta. Obasanjo also said the problem with Nigeria was leadership, but insisted there had been progress made since 1999.

He said: 

Nigerian Air Force graduates 30 Super Mushshak instructor pilots (Photos)

The Nigerian Air Force has graduated not fewer than 30 instructor pilots for its Super Mushshak training airplanes.

The force revealed this in a statement on Friday, March 3 and also released several pictures of the young pilots that are now qualified to use the globally applauded aircraft to train Nigerian jet pilots for their various missions against insurgents and other security threats.

The Air Force says the development will on the short term boost the military outfit’s capabilities.

"Buhari Is The VP, Stop Calling Osinbajo VP" - Reno Omokri

As shared by Reno, read below:

Housemaid cart away with madam's car in Lagos

A housemaid whose name was given as Heylni Wilson, has left her boss, Aisha Bulama,  heartbroken after she absconded with her Toyota Camry Car 2009 model.

The lady who has cried out on social media wrote;

See The Special Police Crack Squad Led By Abba Kyari, Who Killed The Notorious ‘Vampire’

The above photo is the Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, who were deployed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to Imo State, to track down the notorious kidnapper, Henry Chibueze, also known as, Vampire and other members of his gang.

The IRT operatives were led by Assistant Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, in Imo, Abia and Rivers States. ‎

ABSU student who left with a man after clubbing in Owerri never came back

A 200 level Microbiology student of ABSU, whose name was given as Sandra has been missing for some days now. It was alleged that Sandra left for Owerri in company of her friend who invited her for a wedding and some other girl.

Nigerian lady goes shopping at Ikeja mall in her underpants (Photos)

A Nigerian lady came shopping at Ikeja mall in Lagos, in her underpants.

This got people talking, as some took pictures of the lady who never cared if anyone was watching. She was in company of her friend, who was well dressed. 

I'm 3 years older than my husband, Gov. Akeredolu - Ondo first lady reveals

The wife of the recently inaugurated Governor of Ondo State, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, talked about her marriage to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, and how she met her husband who was a youth corper serving in Enugu State 37 years ago, in a recent interview with Mary Ekah. 

According to the Ondo State first lady,  it was love at first sight, as she fell in love with his broad shoulders.

Here are excerpts from the interview with Mary Ekah of ThisDay;

Gbenro Ajibade: I didn’t marry Osas Igodaro to get US green card

Speculations have it that Tinsel star, Gbenro Ajibade, married beauty queen and America returnee, Osas Igodaro, to get an American green card. Well, the young model cum actor has told Saturday Beats that such was never his intention.

In an exclusive chat with PUNCH, Gbenro said even two years after his marriage, he had yet to process the green card and he wasn’t ready to anyway.

Ghana must go bag banned in Dubai Airport

Authorities of Dubai Airport has announced that passengers who check in baggage that are round or bound together would be rejected as of March 8.

According to Ali Angizeh, vice president of terminal operations at Dubai International,  baggage that are round or bound, cause a lot of baggage jam as it does not lie flat.

Aisha Buhari and Dolapo Osinbajo spotted taking a walk at Aso Rock

What do you think they would be discussing?

Fake Nigerian Christians - Charly Boy

"I am not a religious kinda person;
though I almost ended up a priest because of too much religion at that time.
I think religion has nothing to do with survival.
I kinda believe in God, but I don't believe in religion. I don't need religion to know God. I think religion is mankind's way of mumurizing mumu's.

"My wife slept with her ex-husband on our matrimonial bed" - Barber tells court

A barber, Gbenga Akinade, on Friday at an Ibadan Grade C Customary Court, secured the dissolution of his six-year-old marriage on grounds of infidelity.

Gbenga had told the court that his wife, Busayo, had sex with her former husband on his (Gbenga’s) matrimonial bed, adding that he could no longer tolerate her adulterous way.

Obasanjo did not storm out of our event - Police

Contrary to reports, former President Olusegun Obasanjo did not storm out of an event organised by the Nigeria police in Lagos yesterday, the police claimed Friday.

The police was reacting to widespread reports that Mr. Obasanjo stormed out of a capacity-building event organised by the police because the organisers were behind schedule.

The reports said Mr. Obasanjo condemned the organisers for keeping him waiting and admonished them to always be ready before they call him to a public function.

Oh No! Man commits suicide over wife's infidelity

A 29-year-old man identified as Temi Faruok has committed suicide after he claimed his wife, Amina poisoned his food in order to keep her alleged lover who happens to be their landlord.

The incident happened at Iya Meta Street in Orisumbare, Shasha area of Lagos.

According to P.M. Express, the late Faruok had complained that his wife poisoned his food which affected his health that had deteriorated all because she wanted to continue with her secret romance with their landlord, an allegation Amina denied.

Anti-corruption: Buhari must prosecute Amaechi – PFN Chairman, Bishop Okah

The Vice President of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Bishop Simeon Okah has declared that the current anti-corruption fight by President Muhammadu Buhari would amount to nothing if the immediate past Governor of Rivers State and current Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, is not tried for his alleged involvement in corruption while serving as governor.

Fuel scarcity Alerts: IPMAN threatens to shut stations


There may be fuel scarcity in six states of the country, after the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), expressed its displeasure over the “unfriendly business environment” caused by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

IPMAN also claimed private depots were selling petroleum products above government regulated prices.

How my waist charm “ibante” kept me alive – Robbery suspect

A 28-year-old robbery suspect, Leke Waheed arrested by the Lagos State Police Command has explained how charms “Ibante” he ties around his waist has kept him alive from bullets.

Waheed and his friends were smoking Indian hemp and drinking in a hotel room in Ojuelegba area of Lagos when the police apprehended them.

The police was said to have recovered fetish objects like cowries called “Ibante” in Yoruba.

Leicester City players don’t care who replaces Ranieri – Wilfred Ndidi

Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi has said that he and his team-mates are not bothered about who the club employs as Claudio Ranieri’s replacement.

The Italian was sacked last week, just nine months after he won the club’s first-ever Premier League title.

It has been difficult for Isaac Success – Watford coach, Mazzari admits

Watford coach, Walter Mazzari, has said it has been a “difficult” debut season for Isaac Success.

Speaking ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture against Southampton at Vicarage Road, the Italian tactician admitted that it was the reason he was managing how the Nigerian striker plays.

We play football to make money – Daniel Amokachi backs Nigerians moving to China‎

Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi, has backed Nigerian players who are signing for clubs in the Chinese Super League.

Recently, several African footballers have moved to the Far East, including John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye.

APC mocks Governor Bello over whistle-blowing policy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has described the recent whistle-blowing policy introduced by the State’s Governor, Yahaya Bello, as a charade.

In a statement signed by its state chairman, Alhaji Haddy, the party said the “copycat act” was a caricature of President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy.

I went into robbery to save my sick son - Suspect

A trained vehicle panel beater in Abia state, Uche Udoma who was arrested by the Umuahia Central Police, said he had been without work for a long time, hence resorted to robbery to raise money in order to save his son who was seriously sick.

He said: