Wednesday 22 March 2017

Video: I’m The Reason Mavins Boss Is Making Money, Eedris Abdulkareem Comes For Don Jazzy

Controversial rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem has said that new artistes like Don Jazzy are making a lot of money because of sacrifices old artistes like himself made.

In an interview with Hip TV, Abdulkareem said the Mavins boss was stranded in London, but only became successful as soon as he came back to Nigeria.

DRAMA! Man Pays Prostitute With Fake Currency After Having S*x With Her in Lagos

A man who dared to compensate a prostitute with fake currency after having s*x in Lagos, has gotten himself into serious trouble.

Frank Igwe, a 30-year-old man, who allegedly used some fake Nigerian currency to pay a  s*x worker for her services, was on Wednesday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos.

According to Vanguard, the accused, whose address was not given, is facing a charge of unlawful possession of fake currency.

Photos: Man's ear chopped off after his attempt to separate fight in Abia state goes wrong

The unthinkable happened to a peacemaker when he jumped in to separate a fight at a birthday party in Abia state last weekend. Young man lost a huge chunk of his ear which was sliced off during the commotion.

According to Facebook user Iroegbu Emenike who shared the story:

Anti-Amnesty International protesters caught sharing money (Photos)

Protesters on Monday barricaded the Abuja office of Amnesty International, demanding the international organisation leave Nigeria within the next 24 hours. 

The protesters, were however caught sharing money today, after their outing.

Family go unclad for their 3 generations photo shoot

The things people do to get attention this days.Family go unclad for their 3 generations photoshoot.

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Lesbian couple share loved up photos, proudly announce their love for one another in Delta State (Photos)

Nigerian-based lesbian couple, Lawrencia Aligasi and Parpistud shared these loved-up photos, as they went shopping in Delta State.

This two are proud Nigerian lesbian couple based in Warri.

Finally, Dr Allwell Orji’s body recovered from Lagos lagoon

The body of Dr. Allwell Orji, who jumped off Third Mainland bridge into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday, March 19, has now been recovered after days of intensive search.

Dr Allwell Orji’s remains were recovered around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, around the CMS area of the lagoon by officers of the Lagos State Police marine.

Jeez! Student allegedly hangs self after he got dumped by girlfriend (Photos)

A Ugandan High school student hanged himself in an apparent suicide after being reportedly dumped by his girlfriend.

According to an online report, the young man could not bear the heartbreak after reportedly receiving a letter from his estranged bae - telling him she has found another new boyfriend.

Wawu! Nigeria tops list of African countries whose women bleach their skin

Nigeria is number one on the list of African countries whose women bleach their skin.

See list as compiled by World Health Organization

Three students of Baze University, die in tragic car accident on their way to school

Umar Rahamaniya, Sadiq and Mashkur Tambuwal, yesterday, died in a car crash on their way to school.

Concerned Female Fan writes open letter to Tonto Dikeh

A concerned Tonto Dikeh's fan, Elizabeth have written an open letter to her. See letters below:

Governor Amosun: Wife-beaters in Ogun will be treated as criminals

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has declared war on men who beat their wives in the state.

The Governor on Wednesday said any man found guilty will face prosecution and be treated as criminals in the state, going forward.

Amosun gave this declaration when he spoke at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, after an advocacy walk against gender-based violence organized by Women Arise in conjunction with the state government.

Photos: Women Protest As Fulani Herdsman Rapes 70-Year-Old Widow To Coma In Ebonyi

The women of Isu in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Wednesday stormed Abakaliki protesting against the activities of Fulani herdsmen in the area. The women who came in their numbers carrying placards with different inscriptions such as "Fulanis have destroyed all our crops and polluted our rivers and ponds,' ' Fulanis have humiliated us' among others, alleged that one of the herdsmen raped a 70- year-old widow to coma.

Remi Oguntuase: Fayose demolished my filling station because I’m an opposition figure

An Ado-Ekiti oil dealer, Chief Remi Oguntuase, (aka Remog) has described the demolition of his filling station under construction as “politically motivated, malicious and act of vendetta” by Governor Ayo Fayose.

Oguntuase popularly known in social and political circles as REMOG said he had valid papers and received clearance from regulatory agencies before he started constructing the demolished station located on Ilawe Road in Irona area of Ado Ekiti.

Boko Haram fighters regroups in 7 Trucks, 40 Motorcycles near Magumeri in Borno

Intelligence report coming from security sources in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital revealed that, about seven Hilux trucks and 40 motorcycles conveying the dreaded Islamic militants, Boko Haram, were seen last night heading to Yakku and Afari villages; about 30 kilometers away from Magumeri local government area, where the sect attacked last week.

Tragic! Commissioner Slumps, Dies While Jogging With Plateau State Governor

A sad news reaching us from Plateau State is that Mr. Samuel Galadima, the state's commissioner for Housing and Urban Development is dead.

He was said to have slumped while jogging on Wednesday morning with Governor Simon Lalong at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos, the state capital.

Aviation authority suspend 3 air traffic controllers for sleeping on duty in Vietnam

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) on Wednesday suspended three air traffic controllers, including one who fell asleep while on duty, for causing delays of two flights.
“The crews on two flights of budget airline Vietjet Air, one departing for South Korea and the other arriving from the southern Ho Chi Minh City, could not contact the air traffic control.

Indian man slits 15-year-old daughter's throat in suspected ‘honour’ killing

Indian police Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly murdering his teenage daughter in a so-called honour killing after she was caught dating a local boy he did not approve of.

The girl’s father slit her throat and dumped the 15-year-old’s body on the doorstep of her boyfriend’s house in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh state, local police officer Shivraj Singh said,

Movies can ease stress from recession - Nollywood Producer

A Movie Producer and Director, Mr Kingsley Agubom, has said that entertainment was a strong tool that could be used to douse the challenges of the recession being experienced in the nation.

Agubom spoke on Wednesday in Lagos at the Artists’ Village, National Theatre, on his movie shoot for his ongoing soap opera, “Sparkle: Season 4’’.

28-year-old housewife bites co-tenant breast, beats her to pulp

Illustrative Photo

A 28-year-old housewife, Olotu Chizoba, who allegedly assaulted a co-tenant by beating her to a pulp, was on Wednesday arraigned before Magistrate O. Sule-Amzat sitting at Ogudu, Lagos.

Olotu, who resides at Bello Street, Ikosi Road in Ketu area of Lagos, is being tried for assault occasioning harm.

Nigerian allegedly planning terror attack in Germany to be deported

Germany said Tuesday it will deport two men arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack, despite the fact that their parents are foreigners, they were both born in the country.

This is the first time in Germany’s history that such a decision has been taken, said a spokesman for the region’s interior ministry, quoted by the German news agency DPA.

Havard Debunks Claims That Senator Melaye Bagged Degree In Their Prestigious School

Harvard University in Boston, United States, has reportedly refuted a claim by Senator Dino Melaye that he was at any time educated at the prestigious Ivy League school. The Registrar’s Office immediately dismissed the suggestion yesterday as soon as an official cross-checked it.

The Harvard Kennedy School of Educational Leadership confirmed that Dino Melaye presented himself in November 2016 only for a one-week seminar in leadership.

Ghanian Referee, Joseph Lamptey Banned For Life By FIFA For Match Fixing

The Federation of International Football (FIFA) on Monday, March 20 banned a Ghanaian referee, Joseph Odartei Lamptey for life for match-fixing.

Lamptey was already slapped a three-month by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after he awarded South Africa a controversial penalty in their 2-1 victory over Senegal in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on November 12, 2016.

Bill to prohibit tribal marks passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to provide for the Prohibition of Facial Mutilation, Offences, Prosecution and Punishment of Offenders on Tuesday passed second reading in the Senate.

The Bill is also for the Protection of victims under threat of facial mutilation and other related Matters.

Sen. Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi), who sponsored the bill, said that there was no doubt that Africans of old used tribal marks as a means of proper identification.

My links to PSG is fake news - Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has denied that he has agreed to join PSG, insisting that such reports are merely "fake news".

The Arsenal boss is under increasing pressure at the Emirates Stadium, with the 3-1 defeat to West Brom at the weekend marred by a plane flown over the ground, bearing a message protesting a potential contract extension for the 67-year-old.

#Xenophobia: Five Nigerians attacked in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa, on Tuesday said five Nigerians had been attacked in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of that country in renewed xenophobic attacks.

Mr Collin Mgbo, Secretary of the Union in the Province, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on telephone from Polokwane that three of the five Nigerians attacked were in critical condition in the hospital.

Buhari: Nigerians celebrate people with questionable wealth

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said public servants and many in the private sectors who have questionable wealth are celebrated with alumni recognitions, honourary degrees, chieftaincy titles and sometimes higher religious titles in the country.

He stated this during the 65th Annual Council Meeting of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in Abuja.

Twitter shut down 636,000 accounts

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Tuesday it had suspended 636,000 accounts since the middle of 2015 as the company steps up efforts to tackle “violent extremism” on its microblogging platform.

The company shut down a total of 376,890 accounts in the last six months of 2016, Twitter said in its latest transparency report.

President Buhari Says Cheating In Exams, Fake Certificates Normal In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned in strong terms the possession of fake certificates and the rate at which public servants and individuals of questionable wealth were being celebrated.

Buhari made this known on Tuesday through the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), in Abuja during the 65th Annual Council Meeting of the West African Examinations Council with the theme, “65 years of commitment to excellence in educational assessment.”

French Minister resigns over jobs for daughters

French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned on Tuesday after revelations that he hired his two teenage daughters as parliamentary aides, while denying any wrongdoing.

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom involved in car accident

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Tuesday escaped death when a commercial Carina ll Toyota car rammed into his convoy.

The governor was returning from Zaki Biam, where he had gone to carry out an assessment of the attack by gunmen on International Yam Market, when the accident occurred.

INEC cancels manual transfer of 2019 results

As part of its preparations for the 2019 election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has canceled manual transmission of results from polling units.

It will now use e-Collation and Result Transmission System in all the 120, 000 polling units.

The commission opted for the new result transmission system after a three-year trial or test run during by-elections and rerun elections.

Governor Fayose demolishes three filling stations in Ekiti

There was tension in parts of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, yesterday as three filling stations under construction were demolished allegedly on the orders of Governor Ayo Fayose.

The incident happened few hours after members of the state chapter of Petrol Dealers Association of Nigeria (PEDAN) suspended their two-day strike, following the intervention of traditional rulers.

The uncompleted filling stations were demolished for allegedly being located in residential areas.

Makarfi accuses Sheriff of plotting to hijack PDP for 2019 presidential bid

The Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has warned that the party’s court-backed National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, cannot be trusted to conduct a convention for the PDP.

At a news conference in Abuja yesterday, spokesman for the Makarfi camp, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said if allowed to conduct the convention, Sheriff would plant his cronies in strategic positions for his selfish end.

Senate to probe Saraki, Melaye over bullet-proof car, certificate forgery

The Senate has asked its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate its President Bukola Saraki for alleged importation of bullet-proof car with fake Customs duty certificate.

It also mandated the committee to probe the allegation of certificate forgery leveled against Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West).

Buhari will lead Nigeria to the Promised Land before 2019 - Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Mr. Femi Adesina said yesterday President Muhammadu Buhari is fulfilling his campaign promises to Nigerians, particularly in stimulating the economy for job creation, anti-corruption campaign and security of life and property.

He spoke while receiving a delegation of Northern Youths Initiative for Peace and Good Governance in Abuja.

IBB university ‘discovers crude oil’ in Bida River Basin

Researchers at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) University Research Institute, Lapai in Niger State, say they have discovered crude oil in the Bida River Basin in Niger State.

The institute’s Director, Prof. Nuhu Obaje, stated this at an exposition of raw materials and locally made products held in Lagos Saturday.

Cynthia Osokogu: 4 Years After Court Finally Delivers Verdicts

Justice Olabisi Akinlade of a Lagos state High Court sitting at Igbosere will tomorrow, deliver judgment in the case of four men who were charged with the murder of Cynthia Osokogu. Justice Akinlade had on January 12, 2017, during the adoption of the final written addresses by all the counsel in the case fixed March 23, for judgment on the case. Osokogu was allegedly murdered on July 22, 2012, at Cosmilla Hotel, Lakeview Estate, Festac Town, Lagos, by her Facebook lover.

So sad! 3-siblings electrocuted in Delta

There was pandemonium in Eku, in the Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State after three children of a woman, identified as Ms Elohor Gabriel, were electrocuted on Saturday, following a power surge in the community.

It was learnt that the children were electrocuted when the covering of the cable connecting power to their apartment burnt, and the live wire came in contact with some burglar-proof bars while the children were playing at the veranda of the house they lived in.

SSS, Police says Nigerian military ignored intelligence before deadly Boko Haram attack

Security operatives have said that Nigerian soldiers based in Magumeri village of Borno State received early warning about a deadly Boko Haram attack in the community last Wednesday.

A number of soldiers and police personnel died in the attack. The army initially said two soldiers were killed, but the Borno government said the figure was “far higher”.

At least two police personnel also died in the attack.

Many feared dead as three suicide bombers attack Gulumba temporary IDP camp in Borno (Graphic photos)

According to reports, many persons have been confirmed dead after three suicide bombers attacked the Gulumba temporary IDP camp which is opposite Muna garage in Borno state at about 3am today. 

NEMA officials are already on ground to rescue the victims of the attack.

More graphic photos below:

Unbelievable! Biology Teacher BUSTED Having S*x With a 17-year-old Student (Photos)

A schoolteacher has being brought to book after being found out to have had s*xual relations with a young student.

Sarah Fowlkes, a schoolteacher has been nabbed after being said to have sex with a student.

However, what shocked people was that the teacher was all smiles after she was charged.

Oba Of Benin Gives Edo State 20,000 Land Hectares For Cassava Farming, Youths Empowerment

The Royal Father who received the chairman of Guinness Nigeria Mr. Babatunde Savage, and his management to his palace in Benin City, Edo state said, the kingdom is dedicated and committed to ensuring that youths are engaged in agricultural production to boost the economy of the state.

Oba Ewuare N\'Ogidigan stated that when farming begins next season in the over 20, 000 hectares of land, many unemployed youths will be taken off the street as well as create better markets for all cassava farmers across the state.

Edo State Police Parade Killers Of Ex-council Boss, Hon Suleiman Afegbua and others

The Edo State Police Command has paraded suspected killers of former Etsako east local government area chairman, Hon Suleiman Afegbua,  Pastor Godwin Akpoguenabor and Patient Omo-Osagie a business woman who were recently murdered in the state.

Briefing newsmen yesterday, the state commissioner of Police, Mr Haliru Gwandu confirmed that the former council chairman was killed by Fulani herdsmen who are already in custody and are helping in their investigation.