Friday 7 April 2017

Obasanjo’s wife cries out over threat to her life

The wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Taiwo, has raised an alarm over plans by some people to assassinate her, following a suit she filed last month seeking to postpone the wedding between her son, Olujonwo and Miss Tope Adebutu.

Her allegations are coming four days to the hearing of the case at a Lagos High Court, before Justice Lateefa Okunnu.

Women Affairs Minister leads protest to APC headquarters, says ‘this govt has abandoned my people’

Aisha Alhasan, minister of women affairs and social development, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has neglected members of the party in Taraba state.

Alhasan made the allegation on Thursday when she led some members of the APC from the state to the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.

#BBNaija: Checkout the A-List Artistes performing at Big Brother Naija finale this weekend

The second season of Big Brother Nigeria is set to come to an end this weekend, Sunday, April 9, 2017, with interesting performers. The reality series will end after a 78-day run with a two-hour live, televised finale. 

Nigerians should be worried if executive, legislature don’t disagree - Presidential aide

Ita Enang, the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on national assembly matters (senate)‎, says Nigerians should be worried if the executive and legislative arms of government “work hand in gloves”.

Addressing state house correspondents on Thursday, Enang said the disagreements ‎between the two arms of government are necessary for democracy to thrive.

He said though there could be tension between both arms, there is no indication that they are at loggerheads.‎

How Amaechi made us join PDP – APC decampees

Members of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State who dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have claimed that the former governor of the State, Rotimi Amaechi made them leave the party.

Many of the APC members from Asari-Toru and Degema Local Government Areas of the State who dumped the party for the PDP, claiming they had bad experience while under the leadership of Amaechi.

Lagos PDP Chairman: Fayose is biting the fingers that fed him

Segun Adewale, factional chairman of the Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, of biting the fingers that fed him.

In a statement released on Thursday, Adewale said Fayose had been causing distractions in the party.

He also refuted the claim that he was plotting to unseat Fayose and replace him with Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor.

JAMB to hold mock UTME exams Saturday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has confirmed that candidates that registered for the 2017 computer-based Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME), would take mock tests tomorrow (Saturday).

JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, made the announcement at a meeting with internal stakeholders in Abuja yesterday (Thursday).

El-Rufai says North-west states as backward as Afghanistan

Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna state governor, on Thursday, said that some states in Nigeria’s northwest region were as backward as Afghanistan.

Speaking at the Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit, he said such states were backward in terms of education, health care, and opportunities.

El-Rufai said the northern region had major challenges which its leaders have to tackle.

US strike on Syria base leaves several dead

The US military strike on a Syrian airbase has caused several deaths, said the governor of Homs province where the Shayrat base is located.
“There are martyrs, but we don’t yet know the number either of martyrs or of wounded,” Talal Barazi told AFP by telephone.

Beyonce named most valuable celebrity on social media

According to a new report about social media reach by D'Marie Analytics, Queen Bey is the most valuable celebrity on social media.

Apparently a single post from the "Lemonade" singer is worth more than $1 million worth of advertising value.This means Beyonce is the 22nd most followed personality online.

Governor Fayose: "My name is Peter the Rock, you hit me you die; I hit you, you die"

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has issued a stern warning that those who hit him die and those he hits would also die.

He made the remark during a Programme on AIT while reacting to attacks he receives from members of the opposition party in his state.

Russia condemns Donald trump for attack on Syria

Russia has condemned US President Donald Trump for launching an airstrike on a Syrian military base for a chemical attack on civilians.

Kremlin on Friday issued a strong statement describing the US move as “aggression against a sovereign nation”.

Police discovers an 8-year-old girl living with monkeys

An 8-year-old girl who cannot speak and behave like normal humans has been rescued by the police in India, The Times of India reported.

Police personnel in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh rescued the girl from the monkeys after one of them, a sub-inspector, who was on patrol near the Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary spotted her with the monkeys.

Davido goes shopping spree, splashes N1.6m on Himself (See Receipt)

Davido is actually having fun in South Africa, after splashing 73,300 rands in a Gucci store in South Africa, he took to Snapchat to show off the receipt and the items he bought.

See more photos below:

Nigerian couple arrested for fracturing 3-month-old baby’s bones, skull in US

A Nigerian couple in the United States have been arrested after their three-month-old baby was found with fractures in his arms, legs and skulls.

Arinola Olawusi, 33, and Olalekan Olawusi, 40 were arrested in by the police in Providence, Rhode Island after officers responding to the father’s 911 call found the baby critically injured and unconscious.

FIFA Condoles With NFF Over Paul Hamilton’s Death

World football ruling body FIFA have condoled with the Nigeria Football Federation over the death of former Nigeria international and coach, Paul Hamilton, the NFF said in a press release on Thursday.

Hamilton died in his Lagos home after a protracted illness last week at the age of 75.

Solomon Dalung Reveals Discussion With President Buhari Over 2018 World Cup

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday, held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Super Eagles efforts to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Dalung, after the closed-door meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said he also spoke on other developments in sports.

APC dismisses members’ defection says PDP leaders have turned Wike to MMM

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter has reacted to the defection of some of its top shots to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The reaction was contained in a statement signed by APC spokesman, Chris Finebone on Thursday.

The APC said the “ inconsequential and worthless defections have become the easiest means PDP leaders use to pocket Wike’s money in MMM-like money-making schemes”.

Former Super Eagles Goalie Austin Ejide Loses Mother

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Austin Ejide, has confirmed the death of his mother, Mrs Mary Onuekwusia Ejide, (Aruka Akwa).

Late Mrs Mary Onuekwusia, according to Austin Ejide, died in Chicago, United States of America, USA, at the age of 67 years. Although Ejide did not disclose when his mother passed away, he told newsmen that the family was making arrangements to fly her corpse back home, Agulu, Anambra State in eastern Nigeria, for burial.

Say What | Lagos Businesswoman Disappears With Association's N20m

Precious Ofili, a 45-year-old businesswoman, who allegedly defrauded a market association of N20 million, was on Thursday charged before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Vanguard reports that Ofili, who resides in Apapa, pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and obtaining money under false pretences.

Five Times You Should Stop Drinking Water

There is no question about the importance of water in our life, but have you ever wonder if there is any such thing as 'water abuse'? Read on...

Water not only keeps us hydrated, it also helps us avoid overeating, and could even help burn those unwanted extra calories.

However, experts say there are a few times when you should not drink water. Such as these ones:

Federal Government Issues Fresh Warning Over New Ponzi Schemes

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has again warned Nigerians against investing their money in online and block-chain currencies schemes. 

While speaking at a special day of the NDIC corporation at the ongoing 2007 Enugu International Trade Fair on Thursday, the MD of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, Umaru Ibrahim, has again warned Nigerians against investing their money in online and block-chain currencies schemes.

Meningitis Hits Ibadan Community (See Details)

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The Director of Public Health, Oyo State Ministry of Health, Dr Oyewole Lawal, on Thursday, confirmed two suspected cases of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Ojoo, Akinyele Local Government Area.

Lawal said, “Our Surveillance Committee has reported two patients in the Hausa Community of Ojoo area of Ibadan, who manifested some symptoms of CSM.

Hajj 2017: How Nigeria's 36 States Shared 95,000 Slots Allocated to Them (Photo)

A report by Premium Times has revealed that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has allocated a total of 95,000 seats to the State Pilgrims Welfare Boards/Agencies/Commissions, SPWB, the Armed Forces and the Private Tour Operators for the 2017 Hajj exercise.

The 95,000 seats are an increase from the 76,000 overall seats that have been allocated to Nigeria in recent years.

Oh No! Evil Son Connived with Friend to Murder His Mother in Kano

The Police in Kano has arrested a middle-aged man, Muntari Umar, for allegedly prodding his friend into killing his mom.

A statement signed by Kano police spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, on Thursday said that Umar’s friend, Saleh Abdullahi, who allegedly killed the 70-year-old woman, was also arrested.

Arms Deal: Ex-NSA, Sambo Dasuki Granted Bail Again by Abuja High Court

The incarcerated former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, was on Thursday granted bail by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday over the charge of unlawful possession of firearms and money laundering brought against him by the Federal Government.

According to Premium Times, Justice Ahmed Mohammed affirmed the bail granted by the former NSA shortly after taking Dasuki’s plea in the amended seven-count charge.

The judge said that since the prosecution counsel, Oladipo Opeseyi, did not object to the bail of the ex-NSA, the court has to affirm same.

Former NTA Director-General, Patrick Ityohegh is Dead

One of the most talented broadcasters in Nigeria, Patrick Ityohegh who meritoriously served the nation at a very high capacity has passed away. 

Veteran broadcaster and former Director-General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Patrick Ityohegh is dead.

He died at the age of 76  on Wednesday evening in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. Sympathizers are besieging the Makurdi home of the late Ityohegh.

Heartbreaking Photos of Man Whose Wife and Twin Babies Were Killed in Chemical Attack Weeps Profusely at their Graves

Abdul Hamid al-Yousef lost 19 of his relatives after a suspected chemical gas attack and subsequent bombing raids on the rural village they lived in.

The attack which has been blamed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, killed more than 80 people including at least 30 children.

The grief-stricken father cradled his 9-month-old twins, Aya and Ahmed, each in the crook of an arm. Stroking their hair, he choked back tears, mumbling, "Say goodbye, baby, say goodbye" to their lifeless bodies.

“You’re Too Small” – Apostle Suleman Tells T.B Joshua (Watch Video)

Senior Pastor of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has come for Prophet T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations.

In a new video making rounds on social media, the Auchi-based preacher said the prophet is “too small” to have allowed some people ridicule General Overseer, Worldwide, of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Enoch Adeboye and the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa in his church without any reaction from him.

See how these aged women were seen guzzling bottles beer at a burial ceremony in Enugu (Photos)

A Facebook user shared these photos of some aged women drinking beer at a burial ceremony in Akama Oghe, Ezeagu LGA of Enugu State.

My Jehovah Has Vindicated Me – Orubebe Reacts To N1.97billion Contract Scam

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe has described his victory at the court yesterday as a triumph of light over darkness.

An Abuja High Court Presided over by Justice Olukayode Adeniyi had on Wednesday struck out a six-count charge bordering on alleged complicity in a contract fraud brought against Orubebe.

REVEALED! How North Korea Is Hacking Banks in Nigeria, 17 Others to Fund Nuclear Programme

North Korea’s hacking operations has expanded to more countries including Nigeria, a report by Russian cyber security firm, Kaspersky has claimed.

The cyber security firm said hackers backed by North Korea were targeting financial institutions in 18 countries, including Nigeria.

See The Inside Of New York's Most Exclusive S*x Party Where the Rich and Powerful Pay Big to Take Part in Live-S*x Shows (Very Erotic)

The immoral details of New York’s infamous sex parties where the rich and powerful take part in orgies and live-s*x shows can be revealed.

Last Saturday, about 100 of New York’s rich and beautiful gathered in the presidential suite of a downtown five-star hotel.

It was the first of several Manhattan parties held by Snctm, an elite erotic club based in Los Angeles that counts Gwyneth Paltrow and Bill Maher among its fans.

Actress Eniola Badmus step out in stylish ripped jeans (photos)

Plus-sized actress, Eniola Badmus is looking really beautiful in new photos. The actress was pictured rocking an extremely ripped jean.

The actress recently lost her father, a death she announced on her Instagram: “RIP Daddy,” she wrote alongside a photo collage of her father.

Nigerian Footballer, Ahmed Musa explains what happened between him and his wife

Leicester and Nigerian forward, Ahmed Musa is considering legal action after his agent described reports that he was arrested for beating up his wife on her birthday as “inaccurate”.

The Nigeria international, who joined the Premier League champions last summer from CSKA Moscow for £16m, was questioned by Leicestershire police in the early hours of Wednesday morning after they were called to a disturbance at his home in Countesthorpe.

How Federal Court Unfreezes Patience Jonathan’s $5.9m Account (Full Details)

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to unfreeze the account of the wife of former President, Patience Jonathan.

One of the accounts which contained $5.9m was frozen when the court presided over by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun in December 2016, had made the freezing order following an application for an interim injunction by the EFCC to that effect. 

How Boko Haram Killed 500 Catholic Church Members In Borno – Archbishop Reveals

Most Rev. Oliver Doeme, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, has revealed that no fewer than 500 Catholics were killed by Boko Haram members in Borno State while 25 reverend fathers and 40 reverend sisters were also rendered homeless. 

Speaking in Maiduguri on Wednesday, the cleric lamented that 250 Catholic churches were set ablaze by the Boko Haram militants in 2014 alone in the North-East.

Sensei Uche explains why Nigerians shouldn’t vote for #BBNaija housemate, TBoss

Sensei Uche (Uche Agbai) a Nigerian Radio Personality has explained why Nigerians shouldn’t vote/should stop voting for Big Brother Naija Housemate, TBoss, who completely flopped when she was dared to recite the National Anthem.

Below is what she wrote:

The Real REASON Ahmed Musa was arrested in the UK

Leicester city footballer & Super Eagles star, ALeicesteras been arrested in the United Kingdom on suspicion of beating his wife.

Reports have it that Ahmed was arrested at his five-bedroom mansion in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire on Tuesday, April 4.

The reports fruther stated that police arrived his house in response to a domestiv abuse complaint but they found no one in the house after they arrived.

Oh No! See how Nollywood Actress, Adunni Ade tried to commit suicide

Before your start gasping for breath, the story of our beloved Actress Adunni is actually from her past! Read on ...

Nollywood Actress and single mother of two boys, Adunni Ade has opened up on the challenges she’s faced in raising two kids of her own.

The actress who covers Motherhood-Instyle with her kids, opened up on experiencing depression and why has didn’t marry her baby daddy.

Did You Know There Are Five Kinds Of V@ginas In The World? Know Yours Today!

A new article on Buzzfeed shows the five different kinds of Vaginas that are in the world, apparently, and we just had to share it with y’all so you could identify which one’s yours…

Read their report below:

BREAKING | President Trump orders launch of missiles at Syrian base after President Assad's chemical weapons attack on his own people

The United States has just launched dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield in response to Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad's use of banned chemical weapons that killed at least 100 Syrian people, including women and children.

NDLEA apprehends 138 suspected drug dealers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended 138 persons for alleged drug trafficking and seized 1.399 metric tons of drugs.

The drugs were seized at Ikeja, Oshodi, Mushin, Lagos Island, Ikorodu and other parts of Lagos State between January and last month.

14-year-old girl battling for life after 13-year-old boy bathed her with acid on her birthday

A 14-year-old girl is currently battling for her life after being bathed with acid by a friend on her birthday.

The incident occurred on March 29, around the night market in Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos Mainland, where Victoria Emmanuel was celebrating her birthday.

While her peers were pouring water on her body, a 13-year-old boy, Moshood Yusuf, allegedly entered a shop, picked up a bottle and emptied its content on Victoria.

You won't believe what DIVORCE has done to 10 million kids in Nigeria

At least 10 million children have been rendered homeless and exposed to social vices following their parents’ divorce, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said yesterday.

He blamed the development on the prevailing economic challenges, which according to him, have rendered many families helpless.

The governor spoke at the inaugural national conference of Family Court Judges and Magistrates in Nigeria held at Golden Tulip Hotel, FESTAC Town, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos.

Say What | Court bars pastor from his matrimonial home

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has barred a pastor, Victor Ekejiuba, from his matrimonial home for one year to save his wife, Caroline, from “unending battering and physical assaults”.

The court restrained Ekejiuba from having access to his wife’s assets. He was also ordered to maintain peace during the period.

PDP crisis: Sheriff walks out on Jonathan, governors during peace meeting

Efforts to find a political solution to the festering leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday suffered a major setback.

Court-backed National Chairman  Ali Modu Sheriff stormed out of a peace meeting convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

At the meeting, which was chaired by Dr. Jonathan, were four of the party’s governors.

See how this Uber driver stole a passenger’s phone worth N235,000

A driver with American online car hire service firm, Uber, was yesterday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his passenger’s N235,000 phone.

Mobosi Ikechukwu, 32, was arraigned before Mr B. A. Sonuga.