Thursday 23 March 2017

Photo: Civil Servant Allegedly Battered By Group Of Naval Personnel In Bayelsa State

Group of Nigerian Navy men (no fewer than 10) attached to the NNS Soroh, Gwegwe, in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, have allegedly battered a civil servant with the Bayelsa State’s Board of Internal Revenue, Alexander Ebipadou.

It was learnt that the naval ratings, led by one Seaman A.P. Adamu, were armed with daggers, horsewhips, sticks and belts, among other weapons. They reportedly pounced on Ebipadou, popularly known as Biggie, and beat him to a pulp over an offence he said he knew nothing about.

There is a Smartphone device that can test sperm quality

A new smartphone device can analyze a man’s sperm quality and let him know in a matter of minutes whether he suffers from infertility, US researchers said Wednesday.

Infertility affects more than 45 million couples worldwide. Over 40 percent of fertility problems are due to poor quality sperm.

President Buhari condemns London terror attack, says ‘Nigerians stand with Britons’

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack near the United Kingdom Parliament Building at Westminster, London.

The President, who sympathized with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, assured her that the government and people of Nigeria “stand with Britons at this sad and trying moment in their country.”

Pope urge young people to resist ‘false’ reality of social media

Pope Francis on Tuesday has warned young people to resist the lure of “false” versions of life presented on social media or reality TV shows, Yahoo! Tech reports citing AFP.

Instead, the Internet generation needs to write their own histories, become masters of their destiny and establish real connections with their past, the 80-year-old pontiff says in a video message for World Youth Day, on April 9.

Tragic! 3 KG children drown in a dugout pond (Graphic photo)

Three kindergarten school children of Ahotor DA Primary School in the Atebubu-Amanten District in Ghana drowned in a dugout pond on Tuesday.

Ghbase reports that the school children, 3 boys and a girl had refused to attend school on that day after it rained heavily the previous night.

Certificate scandal: Dino Melaye slam SaharaReporters with N5bn lawsuits

The Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye has instituted a N5 billion libel suit against an online media platform, SaharaReporters.

The Senator is taking the action against the organisation for alleged defamation of character, wrongful accusation, among other charges.

Photos From The Scene Of Deadly Attack Outside UK Parliament

According to eyewitnesses, a car allegedly mowed down multiple people outside UK Parliament. It is being suspected and linked to the terrorist attack, as there was also a stabbing incident.

More photos after the cut:

PDP is in confusion – Bode George

One of the pillars of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has declared that the troubled opposition party had lost focus.

A statement by George, who is a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, said the party was precariously placed at the ‘cliff of disaster’. 

Dreaded Boko Haram Commander Finally Rearrested

An official statement by the Department of State Security Service on Thursday revealed that a well-known commander of the Islamic terrorist sect, notoriously known as Osama who escaped from Bauchi Central Prison in 2010, has been recaptured.

In a statement by a Tony Opuiyo, the SSS said that the service arrested Nasiru Sani, also known as Osama, in Bauchi on March 15.

Gunmen Kidnap Schoolteacher on His Way from Work in Ekiti

Pandemonium in Ekiti state after Gunmen stormed one of its community to whisk a teacher away who was returning from work.

The teacher identified as Mr. Festus Olatunde Oke was on Monday abducted along Ise-Ikere road as he returned from work, NAN reports.

Nigerian big boy, Hushpuppi says he isn't helping anyone anymore as promised as he shows off $500,000

Lol! It seems Malaysia-based Nigerian big boy, Ray Hushpuppi isn't happy with the story we shared that he flee social media after failing to fulfill his promise to his fans with educational related issues.

He has shown off off $500, 000 on his Snapchat saying he isn't helping any anymore as promised.

Aww! Drake gets huge tattoo of British Nigerian singer, Sade Adu (Photos)

Mr Lover, Lover as we use to call him, Drake just got a huge tattoo of British Nigerian singer, Sade Adu, on his rib cage.

A Swedish Tattoo artist shared the photo on his page and said; 

Governor Fayose stops by roadside buka to enjoy some 'pepper rice'

Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose pictured eating rice by the roadside in Ado Ekiti. He is one governor that knows how to mingle with his community. See another photo below:

Our democracy under threat, Senate says as SGF shuns invitation

The Senate on Wednesday raised the alarm that the failure of the executive to answer legislative summons would end democracy in the country.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, stated this in an interview with The PUNCH, while reacting to a letter written by the Secretary to the Government of the  Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal.