Friday, October 2, 2015

Diezani Alison-Madueke Reportedly Arrested in London

Premium Times is reporting that former  Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on Friday arrested in London.
According to the report:
She was arrested Friday morning alongside four other people by the British law enforcement agency.
The identities of the four other people arrested along with her could not be immediately ascertained.

Check Out Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro's beautiful pre-wedding photos

The couple will be getting married November 1st. See more exclusive photos from their pre-wedding shoot below...

Nasarawa pilgrim returns N.5m to Afghan mate, gets free hajj seat

A pilgrim from Nasarawa State Mallam Suleiman Bello has been rewarded with a free seat for the 2016 hajj after he returned about half a million Naira he found in Ka'aba, Makkah to the owner, an Afghanistani pilgrim, Alhaji Mosa Gousdin.

According to Daily Trust, Bello found the bag containing the money while doing Tawaf (circumambulation) in Ka'aba. The money was in various denominations. $2,345 (N466, 655), SR303 Saudi Riyal (N16, 076.84) and 3,020 Afghanistan currency (N9, 370.64) totaling N492, 102.44.

There is no hurry to rescue kidnapped Chibok girls- Nigerian Army

The Acting Director, Defence Information, Military Headquarters, Abuja, Col. Rabe Abubakar,at a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, said that even though it's imperative to the military to rescue the kidnapped Chibok girls, there was no immediate hurry to do so because their rescue demanded adequate patience and planning.

Pastor arraigned for defrauding church members

The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned Pastor David Oladele before an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court for allegedly defrauding his members of millions of Naira in car deals.

The pastor, along with others at large, allegedly defrauded six people by failing to remit profits from selling their cars, and issuing them fake cheques.

Corruption must be kicked out of Nigeria - Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on all Nigerians to work towards kicking out corruption in the country. He made the call while speaking with journalist at his home in Abeokuta, Ogun state to mark Nigeria's 55th independence celebration yesterday October1st.

Nigerian Student in Malaysia Beaten to Death for Alleged Attempted Rape

A Nigerian student in Malaysia died on Wednesday after being beaten to death by an angry mob for allegedly trying to rape a woman in an elevator.
The incident took place at Flora Damansara apartments, and it was the residents who beat up the deceased, MalayMailOnline reports.
One of the police investigators handling the case gave the following account:
“We received a call from the security manager of the apartment who informed us of the incident.
When police arrived at 8.20pm, the suspect was surrounded by 20 to 30 people and his hands were tied.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Mob kills man, injures son over 'rumours' that they ate beef

50-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq was beaten to death and his 22-year-old son severely injured on Monday night in UP’s Dadri, allegedly by residents of Bisara village, around 45 km from Delhi, after rumours spread in the area about the family storing and consuming beef, police said.

Six people were arrested in connection with the attack, sparking protests that led to police firing, damage to vehicles and injuries to a 20-year-old welder who works for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) facility in the area.

Jim Carrey’s Girlfriend Commits Suicide

Jim Carrey’s on-and-off girlfriend Cathriona White has reportedly committed suicide.
The 28-year-old makeup artist’s body was found on Monday evening (September 28) after LAPD responded to a call.
The reports, broken exclusively by TMZ, state that Law enforcement suspect a drug overdose was involved as pills were found next to her body.
They also found a suicide note that was addressed to Jim Carrey. The suicide note reportedly referenced their most recent breakup on September 24.

Girl strips naked in shopping centre 'after boyfriend refuses to buy her iPhone 6s'

#NOCHILL! A Chinese woman stripped completely naked at a shopping centre after her boyfriend refused to buy her an iPhone 6s. The woman, whose identity was not revealed, began by exchanging words with her boyfriend and after reportedly failing to persuade him to buy her the latest gadget, the woman removed her clothes and threw them on the floor in front of hundreds of other shoppers.

The boyfriend didn't even attempt to stop her and walked away as soon as she stripped naked. The video of the incident which was posted online a few days ago ends with the naked woman following the boyfriend as she pushed him several times.

Senate is yet to receive ministerial list- Dino Melaye

The senate says it is yet to receive the ministerial list from the presidency. Chairman of the Senate adhoc committee on publicity, Dino Melaye made this known to National assembly correspondence after the end of today's sitting
"I want to announce we are still waiting for the ministerial list from the president I want to advise there is no need for agitation. September expires 12 midnight today and I want to assure Nigerians that as soon as we get possession of the list, we will communicate to them.

Justin Bieber Chained Underwater For The Cover Of Complex Magazine

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I'm Senate President against the wishes of some powerful individuals - Saraki

  He said this while addressing members of the senate at their resumed session today September 29th.
"Distinguished Senators, I believe you have all followed with keen interest, my trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. I shall avoid discussing the details of that case here for obvious reasons. But let me say it again, that I am ready and will submit myself to the entire judicial process as provided by law.

Demi Lovato Goes Topless for Complex Magazine’s October ’15 Issue

 23-year-old pop singer Demi Lovato  is on the cover of the October 2015 issue of Complex magazine and she decided to go topless for the cover and the accompanying editorial spread.
Complex explains that “The former Disney Channel star has spent the last five years battling personal demons, including bulimia, bipolar disorder, and subsequently, drug and alcohol issues. But she rose above, finding love with her current beau, Wilmer Valderrama, and success with the release of four albums, the most recent being Demi in 2013.”

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's Baby Due on Christmas Day

Kanye and Kim are set to welcome their next bundle of joy on Christmas Day, according to TMZ.
Kim Kardashian's due date is December 25, 2015 ... seriously. Sources close to the couple tell TMZ, doctors have back timed the date of conception and they've been told their son will be born on Xmas day. Obviously, the due date is always a little up in the air, but Xmas is the likely date, and here's why. We're told Kim has a condition where the placenta grows too deeply into the uterus, which could be dangerous.

Why I married 18 year old Adamawa princess - Emir of Kano

I am sure NC members all have their views and have kept quiet out of (appropriate) deference to our right to make our individual choice. Obviously I do not need to explain anything to anyone in a purely personal matter but a few points are worthy of note:

Screening of ministers will not be business as usual - Dino Melaye

The Chairman of the Senate Ad-hoc committee on Publicity, Senator Dino Melaye says the screening of ministerial nominees will not be business as usual. Speaking with journalist at the end of today's plenary, Dino said - "In our screening of ministers, it will not be business as usual. The era of take a bow and go are over. The right people will be made ministers without any political or religious affiliation"he said

Lagos Man Who Stabbed Father & Absconded with Heart Turns Self in to Police

Earlier this month, it was reported that a man named Nelson Oamen, stabbed his 74-year-old father, Ehiremen Oamen, during an argument at their Ipaja home and absconded with his heart.
Punch reports that Nelson has turned himself in to police.
Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Joe Offor, confirmed the arrest.
He said, “The man has been arrested. He actually handed over himself to the police at Ipaja, who took him to the SCID, Yaba. He has also confessed to the crime.”

Porsche responds to wrongful death lawsuit filed by Paul Walker's daughter Meadow

Porsche has responded to Meadow Walker's wrongful death lawsuit, which claimed her father’s tragic death was due to design flaws with the car he was in.
Lawyers for 16 year old Meadow Walker, claim her Dad survived the impact of the crash but suffered horrifically when he was helplessly trapped inside the 2005 Carrera GT when it burst into flames.

President Buhari appoints self as Petroleum Minister

President Buhari while addressing some select reporters in New York on Tuesday, after addressing a Global Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism, he will remain the Minister of Petroleum.
He said the step is being taken as part of efforts to sanitise Nigeria’s oil industry which is said to be plagued by corruption, massive fraud, and crude oil theft.