Monday, November 30, 2015

Singer L.A.X acquires new Benz car

He shared the photo on Instagram and wrote "Always dreamt about this moment! Rasaki just got himself a new whip! Blessings... Officially my first car.. Make we enter town today.. Congrats to him.

Photos: EFCC arrests ‘Pastor’ For N200m fraud

Press statement from EFCC...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Jonathan Ibinabo Alatoru, a self-acclaimed pastor and Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Chemtronics Nigeria Limited, for conspiracy, forgery and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N200 million. The suspect, who had earlier jumped the administrative bail granted him by the Commission, was arrested by operatives of EFCC in a sting operation on Thursday, November 26, 2015, in Abuja.

Buhari’s six months of deceitful change - Fayose

Read the press statement below...
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the last six months of President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration as that of “deceitful change,” lamenting that the President was destroying the image of Nigeria and its people for cheap international recognition.

Looted fund is being returned through CBN- Femi Adesina

According to Punch, public funds that have been returned by some past government officials who looted the treasury while in power are currently with the Central Bank of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari during an interactive session he had with members of the Nigerian community in the Islamic Republic of Iran had previously said that some past government officials who stole public funds had started returning parts of their loot voluntarily.

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Participate In Elections For The First Time

Saudi women began their first ever campaigns for public office on Sunday, in a step forward for women’s rights in the conservative kingdom’s slow reform process.
More than 900 women are standing in the December 12th municipal elections, which will also mark the first time women are allowed to vote in Saudi Arabia.

Buhari Approves Appointment of 30 Federal High Court Judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 30 new judges for the Federal High Court on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC).
This is contained in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by the NJC Acting Director (Information), Soji Oye.
The statement said that the new judges would be sworn-in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed on Dec. 2.

Lil Wayne Surprises Reginae Carter With A New Car For Her Birthday

33 year old rapper, Lil Wayne's daughter turned 17 years old yesterday and received a 2016 Range Rover Evoque for her 17th birthday. Last year, she got a Ferrari for her 16th birthday. More photos below...

25-Yr-Old Woman Survives Car Crash But Killed Minutes Later While Going To Take Her Purse

A 25-year-old mother-of-one who survived a car crash on Sunday morning has died after going back to the vehicle to grab her purse, police claim.
Brittany Leith, mother of a three-year-old girl, was left completely uninjured when her Nissan hit the center median and flipped over onto its roof on Long Island's Southern State Parkway at 3.54am.

Model posts horrific pic after 'savage beating while holding 6-week-old son'

A glamour model has posted pictures online of her horrific injuries after she was savagely beaten while holding her six-week-old baby, according to reports.
Ava Van Rose, 26, whose real name is Bridget Byrne, said she was punched in the face and "kicked repeatedly in the ribs" during the alleged attack and her baby had to be hospitalised because of his injuries.

Corona Schools celebrates its 6oth anniversary Gala with the launch of a customized Corona Schools Edition of Monopoly

Corona Schools celebrated its 60th anniversary gala with the launch of its Commemorative Edition of the Monopoly Game. The event held at the Muson Center on the 27th of November 2015 and it had past and present students in attendance.

The event also had in attendance the special guest of honour the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN, his wife Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo,

the Governor of Lagos State was represented by the Special Adviser on education Obafela Bank-Olemoh, dignitaries from the educational sector, top government officials and the MC’s of the day Mr. Teju Oyelakin and Mrs. Dakore Akande who also attended the Corona school.

PHOTOS: Manchester United players attend UNICEF dinner

Manchester United players and staff despite playing a frustrating draw with Leicester on Saturday returned to Old Trafford on Sunday to attend the16th annual Unicef Gala Dinner. The black tie evening is a standout fixture in United's social calendar with the players, manager and coaching staff all in attendance as Man U's partnership with with Unicef which has lasted for 16 years, is the longest of its kind between a sports organization and a global children's charity. More photos below...

Get Ready for Winterland Lagos 2015

Winterland Lagos 2015 is a must go destination this Christmas for anyone looking to have a spectacular time with their loved ones.The exclusive family/couples favorite; Winterland Lagos is bringing the wonderful winter spirit and atmosphere to Eko City.

This outdoor event promises to be packed with a lot of fun activities and games to keep every age bracket engaged. From hoops, hula hoops, rodeo bull machines, mega chess games, swimming pool, banging DJs to give you great music, exquisite food vendors with a wide range of varieties to select to adrenaline-rush rides! 

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant announces retirement from NBA

One of the most talented basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers announced yesterday Sunday November 29th that he would retire from professional basketball after the end of this season, his 20th in the NBA.

Buhari's trips are not for enjoyment - Shehu Garba

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba, has responded to criticisms by Nigerians over the frequent Foreign trips Buhari has made since he assumed office in May. According to Garba, the trips being made by Buhari are not for enjoyment. He said this in an article he posted on his facebook this morning. 

Read below...

'Lay down your arms', pope says in divided Central Africa

Pope Francis, who arrived conflict-ridden Central African Republic on Sunday, November 29, on his final leg of a three-nation African tour, has urged the warring factions to lay down their weapons.
"To all those who make unjust use of the weapons of this world, I make this appeal: lay down these instruments of death!"

“I don’t think I would want to get married again” – Toyin Aimakhu opens up on her Personal Life

Nollywood actress Toyin Aimakhu has been in the news lately because of her marriage and relationship rumours.
She had a chat with NET ng and talked about rumours that she is dating fellow actor Seun Egbegbe as well as reasons why she won’t be getting married again. Read below...

Friday, November 27, 2015

Cross River Native Doctor Arrested for Abducting Minors & Sexually Abusing Them for 4 Years

Two female children who are 11 years old, were rescued from the clutches of a wicked native doctor in Cross River state, who abducted them for years ago and sexually abused them consistently.
The native doctor, 42-year-old Emmanuel Akpan Okon, was arrested by the police following a tip-off about his business of preparing charms for armed robbers, Punch reports.

Bonang Matheba shares sexy swimwear photos

More below...

NNPC blames fuel scarcity on vandals, corrupt oil marketers

The NNPC in a statement to the Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream in Abuja, said that the Senate had given it a two-week ultimatum to end the fuel scarcity.
The Senate Committee, Managing Director of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company, PPMC, a subsidiary of the NNPC, Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, stated that  Nigeria has lost a total of 531 million litres of petrol valued at over N50 billion to pipeline vandals between January and September, 2015, at the System 2B Pipeline network which covers from the Atlas Cove in Lagos to Ilorin.

Rita Ora Flaunts Toned Midriff On ‘Self’ Mag Cover

Singer Rita Ora appears on the December 2015 cover of Self Magazine, flaunting her midriff in a one-shoulder bikini style. The photos for the cover story were taken by Matt Irwin. More below...

Buhari must seek second term- Senator Yerima

Former Zamfara state governor and now Senator representing Zamfara West constituency in the Senate, Sani Yerima says that President Buhari deserves to seek a second term in office after his first tenure has elapsed. Yerima said this at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja yesterday Nov. 26th.
“I don’t think there is any vacancy. As far as I am concerned, President Buhari must go for a second term. You see he has come back with something new; the man is incorruptible.”he said

Senate confirms Danbatta as new NCC boss

The senate yesterday confirmed Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta as the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Danbaba was appointed in acting capacity by President Buhari on August 4th following the expiration of the tenure of the immediate past NCC boss, Eugene Juwah.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Jovago’s Black Friday Sale goes live at Midnight!

The biggest day of the holiday shopping season is here and Jovago, Africa's largest hotel booking portal is getting ahead of the e-commerce extravaganza.

As we count down to the largest sale of the year, the first 1000 customers who book on Jovago.com will get as much as 50 percent OFF in discounted deals on select hotel across the country.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Diezani Reportedly Set to Visit TB Joshua’s Synagogue for Healing

According to International Business Times, Nigeria’s embattled former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has breast cancer, is set to return to Nigeria to visit TB Joshua‘s Synagogue Church of all Nations (SCOAN) to seek healing.
The report further states, Joshua and his worshippers have claimed the preacher performs miracles and is able to heal people. According to his official biography, Joshua has healed people affected by diseases such as HIV and AIDS. Such allegations have sparked controversy both in Nigeria and abroad.

Heidi Klum poses topless as she promotes her lingerie line

Heidi Klum promoted her line of lingerie, 'Heidi Klum Intimates' with a very sexy Instagram photo of herself topless and she captioned it "'Love being cheeky in my @heidiklumintimates,'

Farmer jailed for biting off another man's lip

A 35-year-old farmer, Adebayo Olaniyi, was on Tuesday sentenced to a total of 3 years and 3 months imprisonment by an Odo-Owa Area Court, Kwara State on two counts of assault.
The Judge, Mr. Abolade Banigbe, in his ruling, sentenced Olaniyi to three months imprisonment with an option of N 1,000 fine on the first count and three years imprisonment on the second count with an option of N 13,000 fine.

Coco shows off baby bump

Pregnant Coco who is going to be 37 weeks in 3 days updated her followers with a photo of her growing baby bump. She said:

I'm behind on my baby bump pics! This is from week 36! On Thanksgiving in 3 days i will be 37 weeks! I'm really proud of my new baby blog which 5 new posts were just added.. I got the idea to do one in the middle of my pregnancy when so many people were asking questions. I've spent hours writing and incorporating photos with my words..Soon I will post all bump pics

2Face Idibia gets Chieftaincy Title in Kaduna as “Tafidan Kudendan of Kudendan”

2face Idibia has just been awarded the chieftaincy title ‘Tafidan Kudendan of Kudendan’ meaning ‘Ambassador of Peace’ by His Royal Highness Galadima of Kudendan Chiefdom for his role in the Vote Not Fight campaign.
He was joined at the ceremony by his lovely wife Annie Idibia and Chocolate City boss, M.I.

Kim Kardashian Reveals Her Baby Is Breech, Doing Everything She Can to Avoid C-Section

Kim Kardashian has kept her fans updated about her pregnancy all the way.
In her latest post on her website she talks about her son and how he is currently breech (which means he is in the wrong position in her uterus for childbirth).
The 35-year-old reality TV star wrote on her website:
“My latest concern is that my baby is breech, meaning he’s in the wrong position for childbirth. His head is still up and it’s supposed to be down. He was supposed to turn by 32 weeks. So now, I will have to get a C-section. Or so I thought! As I lay awake late at night, researching, I’ve learned that you actually can deliver a breech baby and I feel fortunate that my doctor Paul Crane is one of the few doctors that still does this. They just don’t even teach it anymore. I have been doing everything I can to try to turn the baby.

NYSC Bans Muslim Women from Wearing Hijab in Camp

Muslim youth under the umbrella of Muslim Youths in Da’wah on Tuesday stormed the headquarters of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Abuja to discuss  Director-General of the NYSC Johnson Olawumi‘s ban of hijabs.
According to Daily Post, Olawumi said his rationale for banning muslim women from wearing hijabs is for security reasons.

Family of 14 Year Old Muslim American ‘Clock Boy’ to Sue Texas for $15 Million

The family of Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim American boy arrested for bringing a homemade clock to his high school in Irving, Texas, that was mistaken for a bomb, is suing Texas for $15 million.
According to IBTimes, the family is seeking $15 million in damages and an apology from the city and its schools in order to avoid a lawsuit.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

INEC Release Public Notice concerning the Kogi Governorship Election

According to a statement released this afternoon by INEC, the supplementary election in Kogi state will now hold on December 5th. The electoral body had on Sunday November 22nd declared the state gov election inconclusive after over 40, 000 votes were cancelled due to some election irregularities.

I’m not afraid of Lucky Igbinedion’s father - Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole says he is not afraid of the billionaire father of his predecessor, Lucky Igbinedion, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion whom he has accused of conniving with his son to loot the state of its resources and exploiting residents of the state while his son was governor.

Oshiomhole said this while speaking with some Edo women who staged a protest in support of his administration yesterday November 23rd.

Friday, November 20, 2015

I did not award any $2 billion arms procurement contract - Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims by former NSA Sambo Dasuki that he awarded a $2 billion arms procurement contract while he was in office. Jonathan stated his position on the controversy surrounding arms procurement investigative panel, while speaking at a forum in Washington DC, yesterday November 19th
“I did not award any $2 billion contract for procurement of weapons. Where did the money come from?” he said

PHOTOS: Oxford University women's rugby players strip to raise money for charity

The Oxford University women's rugby team, have stripped off for the Beat Calendar in 13 different rugby-related poses. The sexy shots, which show female members of the squad training & exercising in the nude, while wearing just their rugby socks and boots, will help to raise money for Beat, a charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight, and shape.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Nigerians Grieve as 105 Soldiers go Missing after Boko Haram Battle in Borno

Premium Times exclusively reported this morning that 105 out of a 157 soldier battalion attached to the Multi-National Joint Task Force based in Baga, Borno state, went missing yesterday – on Wednesday November 18, 2015 – in Gudunbali, Borno.

Boko Haram Ranked Ahead of ISIS for Deadliest Terror Group

As much of the world remains focused on the Islamic State and its horrific attacks in Paris, another radical band of extremists has, by one account, captured the infamous title of the world’s deadliest terrorist group: Boko Haram.
Boko Haram, the militant group that has tortured Nigeria and its neighbors for years, was responsible for 6,664 deaths last year, more than any other terrorist group in the world, including the Islamic State, which killed 6,073 people in 2014, according to a report released Wednesday tracking terrorist attacks globally.

'I’m not a thief, I have a lot to tell Nigerians' - Dasuki says, denies awarding fictitious contracts

Former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki has denied allegations that he awarded fictitious arms procurement contract to the tune of N300 billion while he was in office. In a statement he released this evening, Dasuki said he was not NSA as at when the fictitious contracts were said to have been awarded. His statement in part below

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Presidential jets: Buhari spent only N2b not N6b for maintenance -Presidency

The presidency has vehemently refuted the reports in several quarters that a huge sum of N6b had been lavished on the Maintenance of presidential Air fleet (PAF) in the last 6 months.


The presidency spoke through the Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
Shehu in a statement said that only N2.3b had been spent contrary to the figures making the rounds.

Buhari seeks Senate approval to borrow N2.10 trn

President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a supplementary appropriation bill for the 2015 fiscal year to the Senate for approval.
The president, in a letter conveying his request, which was read Wednesday, during plenary, by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, asked the Senate to grant his request to borrow the sum of N2.10 trillion to finance the budget.
He explained that the N882 billion loan earlier proposed by the past government to finance the budget had to be raised to N2.10 trillion, due to emerging realities in the country.
The source of the loan, according to the president, would be from both local and foreign.

MTN Uganda fined $662, 000 for sabotaging business

Uganda's Commercial court has ordered MTN Uganda to pay a sum of Shs 2.3bn (about $662,000) which is about N190 million in damages to EzeeMoney Limited for sabotaging its business. It all started when EzeeMoney, which runs an e-money business, obtained a contract from MTN for the provision of digital transmission [E1] and 30 fixed telephone lines to carry out its mobile money business.

Multiple bomb blast rocks Kano phone market

Multiple bomb blast has been recorded at Kano's major phone market. Residents say the incident happened this evening. This attack comes barely 24 hours after a bomb blast killed 34 people in Yola, Adamawa state yesterday. More details soon.

‘You have no power to summon me’- former EFCC boss, Lamorde tells Senate

The immediate past chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde has told the senate committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions that they do not have the powers to invite him for an investigation as he is no longer the chairman of the anti-graft agency. The senate committee is currently investigating allegations that Lamorde diverted N1 billion of recovered stolen funds during his tenure.

Pres. Obama on Cover of GQ's 'Men of the Year' Issue

The US president covers the new GQ magazine... more photos below...

Fuel scarcity: Kachiukwu orders DPR to sell off fuel of erring fuel stations for free to Nigerians

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachiukwu yesterday ordered the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, to sell off for free, the petroleum products of any fuel station that is caught hoarding petrol during this period of fuel scarcity. He gave the order after a working visit to some retail outlets in Abuja.
“I have instructed DPR that if they discover any fuel station involved in hoarding, they should sell the products for free to customers around there. It is not just sealing the station that is the answer. It is penalizing them when they do these things and I hope the message goes out loud and clear,” he said

Senate Asks JAMB To Make Results Valid For 3 Years

The Senate, yesterday, directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to extend the validity of its results to a period of at least three years. JAMB was also ordered to immediately stop its policy of re-assigning candidates to schools they didn't apply to, saying such policy was contrary to the act establishing the board.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Bizarre South African pastor who fed congregation underwear and snakes; Beaten up and Church burnt down

Controversial South African pastor, Penuel Mnguni, of the End Time Disciples Ministries was beaten up by some angry South African youths in Mmakaunyane Village in the North Western part of South Africa last week Sunday November 15th. During the attack, the youths burnt down his church and tied him and a member of his church up with rope.

Tiwa Savage dazzles on cover of Genevieve magazine's November issue

Tiwa Savage on the latest cover of Genevieve magazine..you like?