Monday 8 May 2017

Nigerian church vows to excommunicate corrupt members

The Enugu Diocese of the Methodist Church will henceforth excommunicate its members, who are prosecuted for corrupt practices, the archbishop of the diocese, Christopher Edeh, has said.

Mr. Edeh, who gave this caution in Enugu in his state of the nation address to the congregation at the end of the 42nd Annual Synod of the church on Sunday, said that such people were a disgrace to the body of Christ.

How T.B Joshua prophesied victory for Emmanuel Macron in French election (VIDEO)

On Sunday 7th May 2017, Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua predicted victory in the French election for Emmanuel Macron merely hours before results were officially announced declaring him the winner.

Speaking to congregants at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), a message equally broadcast live on the popular Christian channel Emmanuel TV, Joshua declared Macron’s victory was connected to his considerate stance on immigrants and refugees.

Check out the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by Boko Haram

The presidency has released the names of the 82 Chibok school girls released by Boko Haram members last Saturday. Bashir Ahmad who is President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media published the names on twitter. 

See the list after the cut:

Barack Obama receives JFK Courage Award (Photos)

Former United States President Barack Obama returned to the spotlight last night to accept an award for political courage from the John F. Kennedy family just days after House Republicans won passage of a bill dismantling much of Obama’s signature health insurance law.

$5m suit: Apostle Suleman wants Stephanie Otobo to Confess her sins

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, on Sunday, advised his Canada-based accuser, Stephanie Otobo, to confess her sins for the allegations levelled against him before claiming to have repented.

The cleric also demanded to see, among other things, “the explosive incontrovertible evidence” she had boasted about; the travel documents “she promised to reveal and the nude pictures she claimed to have in her possession.”

Customs Officer commits suicide in Abuja

A 44-year-old Assistant Superintendent of Customs simply identified as Christian, allegedly committed suicide in Lungu Village, Gwarinpa, Abuja. According to reports, Christian was found dead dangling from a rope in his one room apartment. He reportedly locked himself in the home and killed himself. His reason for committing suicide is yet unknown.

Yemi Osinbajo, Bukola Saraki, others bid Buhari farewell


Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Bukola Saraki on Sunday night paid a farewell visit to President Muhammadu Buhari who departed Abuja to London for medical check-up.

The President, who confirmed this development on his twitter handle on Sunday in Abuja, said he also received the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in the Presidential Villa on similar mission.

Jose Mourinho says this is the first time he left Arsenal stadium and their fans didn't cry

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has reacted to his side’s defeat at the Emirate Stadium on Sunday by Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal. He noted that it was the first time he visited any Arsenal ground and left with the Gunners fans rejoicing.

Mourinho also maintained that Arsene Wenger was a big manager, adding that the record he kept against the Frenchman was not normal.

Story of release of 82 Chibok Girls part of Buhari's govt diversionary tactics - Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the report of the discovery and release of 82 additional Chibok girls from Boko Haram captivity as diversionary tactics aimed at diverting attention away from the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The governor said; What is not missing cannot be found. Despite the strenuous efforts at cover-up, discerning Nigerians understand that the stories do not add up."

Why every Nigerian is a Biafran – Pat Utomi

Political economist and former presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, Prof. Pat Utomi, has stated that every Nigerian in the current dispensation is a Biafran.

He further said that the Federal Government should initiate dialogue with Biafra agitators.

Prof. Utomi, who was speaking in a chat noted that Biafra is a metaphor used to describe the suffering of people in different parts of the country.

Chibok girls’ release, second-anniversary gift to Nigerians - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday described the Saturday’s release of 82 Chibok girls by the Boko Haram sect as his administration’s pleasant second-anniversary gift to Nigerians.

Buhari said this while formally receiving the rescued girls behind closed doors at his official residence inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The whole thing stinks - FFK reacts to news of Buhari's medical trip to the UK

The former Minister of Aviation reacted via his twitter handle to the news of President Buhari travelling to the UK again for further medical treatment.

Nyesom Wike sues police over attempt to search his houses

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has sued the police over an alleged move to search his house in Abuja for huge cash sums believed to be proceeds of crime.

Also joined as defendants in the suit filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja are the Inspector-General of Police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Department of State Services.

Catholic nun arrested for helping priests sexually abuse dozens of deaf children

A Roman Catholic nun from Japan, Kosaka Kumiko, 42, has been arrested and charged on suspicion of helping priests sexually abuse children at a school for youths with hearing disabilities in Argentina. Kumiko reportedly helped the priests with anal and vaginal rapes, fondling and oral sex, allegedly committed in bathrooms, dormitories, garden and a basement at the school in Lujan de Cuyo.

The children said the two Roman Catholic priests continuously raped them beside the image of the Virgin Mary.

Nigeria’s D’Tigers Get Difficult Draw For FIBA 2019 Qualifiers

Nigeria’s D’Tigers were in Guangzhou, China, on Sunday drawn in Group B  of the FIBA 2019 World Cup qualifiers alongside Mali, Uganda and Rwanda.

Guinea, South Africa, Cameroon and Tunisia were drawn in Group A while Congo, Egypt, Morocco and Angola occupy  Group C.

Mozambique, Senegal, Ivory Coast and a yet-to-be-named team are in Group D.

Police Commissioner hospitalize after receiving elbows from Colonel in Borno

Damian Chukwu, Borno State Commissioner of Police, has been hospitalized as a result of an eye injury he suffered when an Army Colonel attempted to salute Governor Kashim Shettima.

The incident took place at the Borno Government House. Chukwu sustained serious eye injuries as a result of the impact of the Colonel’s elbow.

Lagos may charge pupils of Falomo school with attempted rape

Arrested final year secondary school pupils of Ireti Grammar School, Falomo, Lagos State, may face charges bordering on physical assault and attempted rape after police investigations. It was gathered that the pupils, if found guilty, might be sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment as some of the pupils were over 18 years.

It was also learnt that more arrests would be made in the coming days as regards the incident, adding that the four arrested pupils were still under investigations.

David-West: President Buhari is clean but habouring corrupt people

Elder statesman and former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof. Tam David-West has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is habouring corrupt people.

He, therefore, called on the President to urgently kick them out of his government.

Gabriel Suswam regains freedom after 70 days in DSS Custody

Former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has been released by the Department of State Service (DSS). Suswam was reportedly released Sunday evening, after the security agency detained him for over 70 days, citing that he would be of a security threat to Benue State Government if he was freed.

The DSS arrested Suswam on Sunday, February 25th, 2017, on the allegations that car keys, certificate of occupancy of landed properties, among others were found in his residence.

Russia lauds Nigeria Government over fight against Boko Haram

Russia has applauded efforts by the Federal Government towards ending the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Nigeria, Mr Nikolay Udovichenko stated this during the commemoration of the end of World War II in Abuja.

Nollywood actor narrates how he escaped from kidnappers’ den naked

Nollywood actor, Mcdonald Oti, has explained how he escaped naked from a gang that kidnapped him about two weeks ago in Ebonyi State. Oti is also the Special Assistant to the Chairman of Ebonyi State Universal Basic Education Board, ESUBEB.

The actor was kidnapped from his home in Abakaliki, the state capital on April 22, 2017 about 8.30 pm and driven away in his Toyota Highlander SUV, to Ohatekwe forest in Ezza North Local Government Area of the state. According to him, his abductors took everything he had on him and then stripped him naked.

Lai Mohammed Has Been Lying, I Am Not Hale And Hearty – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, has embarked to London, on Sunday night, for what his office said was a “follow-up medical consultation” with his Doctors, after weeks of mounting concern about his health.

Buhari’s move by embarking on the medical leave however, contradicted the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed’s insistence, that the President was “hale and hearty” all the while.

113 Chibok girls remain in captivity – BBOG reminds FG

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari on the release of 82 of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls from captivity.

According to reports by Daily Post, 82 of the abducted girls were on Saturday released to international negotiators who had been working in collaboration with the federal government.

Reacting in a statement on Sunday, Aisha Yesufu and Oby Ezekwesili, conveners of BBOG, while describing the release of the girls as a “heartwarming development”, reminded the federal government on the need to double up efforts to secure the release of the remaining 113 in the Boko Haram den.

Arewa Group Says Northern Governors Want Buhari To Die

The Arewa Northern Youth Leaders’ Forum have slammed the 19 northern governors for not doing enough to protect President Muhammadu Buhari in his moment of trial. The group, in a statement by their national president Alhaji Adamu Mahmuda on Sunday, said they observed that Buhari had been left on his own since the controversy on the issues surrounding his health and well being began. 

According to them, instead of informing their citizens about the true situation surrounding the President, the governors had engaged themselves in schemes and underhand deals meant to favour them to emerge as vice president in the event that Buhari does not complete his tenure.

OMG! Rwanda's female presidential candidate nude photos leaked online (18+)

Nude photos of Diane Shima Rwigara, could be breaking the internet, but possibly, not her spirit.

The Rwandan presidential candidate on Friday morning was shocked to learn about her private naked photographs were making rounds around the world.

The move to humiliate the woman, who has recently boldly come out to attack President Paul Kagame’s bad governance, is likely to attract criticism from women rights activists.

Waputu! Female fan use her nipples to ramble Mr Eazi during a meet & greet

Rave of the moment artist, Mr Eazi took to Twitter to narrate how a lady unleashed her nipples during a meet and greet.

See what he tweeted after the cut:

See Gbege As Two Churches Fights Over Space

An Imo State community has been thrown into turmoil as two churches begin confronting each other over space.

Serious trouble is brewing between two Pentecostal churches around Toronto Junction in Uratta, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, over proximity, Vanguard reports.

Femi Kuti sets new world record for the longest single note on a Saxophone

Nigerian music veteran, Femi Kuti on Sunday, May 7, 2017, set a new world record at the New Afrikan Shrine. Femi Kuti broke the world record for the longest single note on a saxophone note with a stunning 46 minutes and 38 seconds.

MASSOB to mark Biafra independence day celebration on May 22

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has declared May 22 as Biafra Independence Day across the country, urging all Igbos worldwide to join in the celebration.

They noted that unlike in the past, this year’s celebration would be held for seven days, assuring that the exercise throughout the period would be violent-free.

Scene of Accident In Lagos This Morning (Photo)

According to the report, we receive this morning, the bus driver lost control while on speed along mile 12 bus stop in Kosofe. Thank God, no life was lost as at press time but all the injured are being treated.