Wednesday 10 May 2017

Namadi Sambo: Why I visited Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo on Wednesday paid a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and both held private discussions.

Sambo said the visit was a usual familiarisation.

He added that “I have come to visit Mr. Vice President and the Acting President as a usual familiarisation visit.

French president-elect blasts critics say my wife’s 24 years older than me, so what?

30-year-old president-elect of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, has said those who keep wondering at the age difference between him and his 64-year-old wife are misogynists and homophobes.

A misogynist is a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women; while a homophobe is a person with an extreme and irrational aversion to homosexuality and homosexual people.

Emir of Kano offsets bill of patient that requires Kidney Transplant Surgery in Kano

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday paid the bill for the kidney transplant operation of 22-year-old Nayif Ismail who has been on admission at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, Kano for a while.

The monarch took pity on Ismail who is a Quranic teacher and paid his bill when he paid a visit to the hospital yesterday.

See THEN/NOW letters president Buhari sent to National Assembly about is medical leave that has got people talking

 As the choice of words in President Buhari's recent letter to the National Assembly, informing them of his medical leave to the UK continues to generate controversy, some Nigerians have dug out his past letters to the NASS members where he stated that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo would perform the functions of his office.

Nigerian-Malaysia Based Big Boy, Ray Hushpuppi Rocks Female Top (Photo)

Just Negodu! Malaysian Based Naija big boy was recently spotted rocking a female-like blouse and is all smiles as he dons it.

And I am here asking myself, is this one part of fashion now?

Nigerians React After Zahra Buhari And Husband, Ahmed Indimi Fly Presidential Jet

PMB’s daughter, Zahra and her husband, Ahmed Indimi, flew in the presidential jet to the graduation ceremony of trainees of the Aisha Buhari’s Future Assured programme in Kano last weekend.

But some Nigerians don’t feel it right to use the jet for common travels or as a “family taxi” – recall that former 1st lady, Patience Jonathan was slammed for doing the same during GEJ’s administration.

See some reactions below:

Ex-Most Beautiful Girl Nigeria, Isabella Ayuk Releases Sexy Photos To Celebrate Her Birthday

Former MBGN Queen, Isabella Ayuk has shared these stunning new photos to mark birthday today, 10th of May, 2017.

The ex-beauty Queen turned Philanthropist; Miss Isabella Ayuk has also embarked on several charitable projects through her foundation, Vanessa Manyo memorial Foundation which was recently renamed to Isabella Ayuk Foundation.

Photo Of Davido’s Newborn Daughter, Hailey Veronica Adeleke

Davido and his Atlanta based babymama, Amanda, welcomed their first child, a bouncing baby girl with the lovely name, Hailey Veronica Adeleke, on May 9th.

Veteran Actor, Chiwetalu Agu Joins Cast Of The Wedding Party 2

Nollywood veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu is the latest high-profile celeb to join the much-anticipated second part of ‘The Wedding Party“, just a day after actress, Patience Ozokwor was pictured on the set of the romantic comedy film.

Photos: Gas Explosion in Ghana leaves dozens injured

Over 100 people are reportedly being treated at the Takoradi Port Hospital after two gas explosions that went off Tuesday morning at the Sekondi-Takoradi road, the oil hub of Ghana.

Lanre Gentry Remanded In Ikoyi Prison For Battering His Wife, Mercy Aigbe

Lanre Gentry, estranged spouse of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison for alleged wife battering, in the latest twist of the domestic violence drama.

He was arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrate Court on a three-count charge of domestic violence, assault, and threat to life which he pleaded not guilty to.

SCARY! See the animal found dead inside a student hostel in Ekpoma, Edo State

A Facebook User, Oboh Clement has narrated how they found a strange looking animal inside a student hostel in Ekpoma, Edo State.

See photo and read what he wrote below:

Nigerian lady in dilemma after her Fiance of 7 years called off their engagement

A Nigerian lady who is in serious dilemma has cried out on Nairaland after her fiance of 7 years called off their engagement over a little misunderstanding.
I met him in 2010, and I had to leave for graduate school in 2012. We continued dating and he visited me in the U.S as often as he could. After one of such visits, i discovered he had used my laptop to watch pornography. We had a fight, broke up, then made up again.

Pandemonium as Turkey, Israel clash over Jerusalem

Tensions have resurfaced between Turkey and Israel, with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticising the “racist and discriminatory” treatment of Palestinians.

Israel responded by summoning the Turkish ambassador and condemning Ankara’s human rights record.

Erdoğan, Turkey’s president, denounced Israeli practices during an address in Istanbul on Monday night, describing the blockade of Gaza as having “no place in humanity”.

Moments Male Inmate Tries To Escape Prison By Dressing As A Woman (Photos)

A murderer tried to break out of jail disguised as a woman - but was caught after guards noticed he was 'walking funny' and 'speaking in a man's voice,' it was reported Wednesday. Francisco Herrera Argueta, 55, dressed as a lady with a long skirt, blonde wig and fake breasts as he attempted to leave the maximum security jail along with other inmates' families following visiting hours.

The prisoner had planned to pretend he was a female visitor to the jail, Jacinta Elvira Araujo, who had left her identity card with guards as she entered the prison in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Sunday afternoon.

Red Cross seeks more blood donors for Boko Haram victims

The Nigeria Red Cross in Yobe has embarked on sensitisation campaign to raise 100 new blood donors as part of a medical recovery programme for post-Boko Haram insurgency, Mr Zabu Buba, said.

Buba, who is Branch Secretary and State Officer of the group in charge of Yobe, disclosed this on Wednesday in Damaturu in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

Ex-convicts appointed chief of staff to South Korea’s new President, Moon

The right hand man to South Korea’s new president is a former pro-democracy activist who spent more than three years in prison for organising an unauthorised trip to the North.

On his first day in office, Moon Jae-In named Im Jong-Seok to be his chief of staff, the second most powerful position in a political system which concentrates authority in the president.

Im, a 51-year-old former two-term lawmaker with the Democratic Party, was a prominent student activist in the 1980s and, like Moon, protested against military rule.

BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo presides over FEC

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over a meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

The meeting started at about 10am at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

United States says Buhari's agenda in line with their expectations


The United States on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s agenda were in line with its expectations.

The Deputy Director, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Mr Nathan Holt, made the remarks on Tuesday from Washington, D.C. via teleconference on: ‘Nigeria, a critical U.S. partner’.

Holt said: “In 2015, Nigeria had a very important election. It elected Muhammadu Buhari as president.

N15BN Ikoyi Fund: Reps summon NIA DG, Monguno, EFCC Boss, Magu

A House of Representatives panel on Tuesday gave the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke 24 hours to appear before it.

The panel seeks explanation over the N15 billion recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos.

'You are playing with fire' - Fani-Kayode blows hot on Senate for calling Osinbajo a mere Coordinator

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said an attempt by some Senators to prevent Vice President Yemi Osinbajo from being the Acting President was dangerous.

Some Senators on Tuesday during plenary had said President Muhammadu Buhari did not clearly mention Osinbajo as Acting President in a letter he sent informing the upper chamber of his medical trip.