Friday, February 26, 2016

Man sets his Mercedes Benz on fire in UAE

A 23-year-old man has been arrested for deliberately setting his car on fire. Dibba police received a report at 5:30pm on Tuesday, February 23 about a burning Mercedes Benz in Al Wurayah area, United Arab Emirates.

Civil Defence crews extinguished the blaze while investigations found the owner had purposefully set his car alight. The man was charged with arson and his case referred to public prosecution.
The "tampering of the country’s security and stability" will not be tolerated, Fujairah Police said, who urged the public to abide by UAE laws.

MTN withdraws suit against NCC, pays N50bn from fine

Telecommunications company, MTN has withdrawn its suit against the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and has paid N50 billion from the N780 billion fine, The Cable reports.

NCC, Nigeria's telecommunication regulatory body had fined MTN N1.04 trillion for failing to deactivate 5.1 million unregistered SIM cards. After much appeal, the fine was reduced to N780 billion. Unsatisfied with the reduction in the fine, MTN filed a suit against NCC on Dec. 31st 2015.

PDP has suffered enough for its mistake- Ali Modu Sheriff

New PDP chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, says the former ruling party has suffered enough for its mistake and that it is time for it to be re-positioned. Sheriff said this while addressing a delegation from the Arewa Social Media Forum (ASMEFO) who paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja today Feb. 25th..

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first athlete to have 200million social media followers

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first athlete to have 200 million social media followers. He thanked his fans last night on Twitter as he celebrated the feat.

He has; Twitter = 40.7 million followers. Facebook= 109,689,892 followers. Instagram= 49.9 million followers.Total = 200,289,892. followers

Pastor allegedly ‘impregnates’ two sisters in Lagos

Policemen from the Oko-Oba division in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State last Sunday February 21st arrested the General Overseer of the Victorious Sacred Solemn Healing and Deliverance Ministry, Prophet Oluwaseyi Idowu, for allegedly impregnating two sisters.

NFF planned for Oliseh to fail - Babangida

Former personal assistant to Sunday Oliseh, Tijani Babangida revealed today that Sunday Oliseh decided to resign after he found out the NFF had already contacted former Ivory Coast coach Havre Renard to replace him. According to Babangida, Sunday Oliseh was incensed that NFF offered to pay Havre Renard $100,000 a month as salary while he was being owed four months salary of N5m.

Justin Bieber's father Jeremy proposes to girlfriend Chelsey in St. Barts

Justin Bieber's father Jeremy, 41, proposed to his girlfriend Chelsey Rebelo, 28, while the two vacationed in St. Barts. Jeremy uploaded the video of the proposal on YouTube yesterday, saying he popped the question last week. "On February 19th, 2016, I proposed to my best friend Chelsey Rebelo,' he wrote as he shared the video..

Supreme Court okays Rev King to die by hanging

The Supreme Court has okayed the convicted General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King to die by hanging. In a unanimous judgment Friday afternoon, a seven-man panel of Justices ‎of the apex court led by Justice Walter Onnoghen, upheld the death sentence that was earlier handed to Ezeugo by the Lagos State High Court. Consequently, the court in its lead verdict that was delivered by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed the appeal the convicted clergy lodged before it.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

EFCC arrests former PDP acting chairman, Uche Secondus

The immediate past acting Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. A statement by PDP's national legal adviser, Victor Kwon, says Secondus is being accused of illegally receiving a number of buses and demands that the buses be returned. The statement in part reads;

The Cast Of “Eclipsed” Stuns On The Cover Of UPTOWN Magazine

Eclipse is one of the biggest shows on Broadway currently.

Chrissy Teigen Defends Choosing Gender of Her 'Darn Science Baby' Amid Backlash

During an interview with People magazine, model Chrissy Teigen who is expecting her first child with Husband John Legend said she had infertility issues hence used IVF method to conceive and that she picked out the gender of her baby during her IVF procedure.
She said:
"Not only am I having a girl, but I picked the girl from her little embryo. I picked her and was like, 'Let's put in the girl,'"
However, not everyone approved of the sender selection. Read the tweets below:

Pregnant secretary of Pope Francis found dead in her apartment

The Pope's seven-months pregnant receptionist, 34-year-old Miriam Wuolou was found dead in her apartment on the outskirts of Rome. She had reportedly worked at Pope Francis' home and a priests' guesthouse called Santa Marta for years. Wuolou is from Eritrean descent
The Italian press reports she worked as a kind of gatekeeper for the Pontiff, as well as for the bishops and cardinals who stay there.

Senate to Probe DSTV

The Senate has instituted a probe into the activities of DSTV owned by the South African based Multichoice Africa, in Nigeria. At the plenary session yesterday February 24th, the Senators expressed dissatisfaction over the services of the company when Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi Central) sponsored a motion tagged, " Unwholesome practices of Multichoice Nigeria (DSTV).Misau while moving the motion, accused Multichoice of dominating the Nigerian satellite television market, thereby enabling it to engage in negative and unhealthy practices amongst which are arbitrary increase in subscription charges, refusal to adopt pay 'as-you-use' model applicable in other countries, poor service delivery and absence of toll free lines for customers complaints.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Catholic Bishop's Conference warns priests to stop competing with Vision-seeing trendy Pastors

The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), has asked its priests to stop competing with Vision-seeing trendy Pastors that abound in Nigeria presently. President of the conference, Ignatius Kaigama, gave the admonition during the Catholic Bishop’s Conference at Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Pro-Cathedral in Abuja yesterday February 14th.

British indie pop band Viola Beach & their manager die in car crash in Sweden

The five men, aged between 19 and 35, died during their first International tour. Their car hit a road barrier and plunged more than 25m (82ft)  off a bridge into a canal at the E4 motorway bridge at Södertälje, southwest of Stockholm, Sweden, yesterday February 13th.

PHOTOS: Ik Ogbonna & wife, Sonia strip for steamy Ghoste magazine cover

Ghoste Magazine released it's 6th Issue themed The Sex Issue featuring Nollywood actor IK Ogbonna and his lovely Wife. In this sizzling issue they talk about love, interracial marriage, how they keep things spicy in the bedroom and a lot more. #COUPLEGOALSMEHN!! LOL. See more sexy photos below...

'Boko Haram fighters trained in Somalia' - Somalian President says

Somalian President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, said Boko Haram members trained in Somalia before returning to West Africa to carry out their terror activities. According to Reuters, Mohamud said this at a security conference in Germany yesterday February 14th.

I lose at least $1m every year, serving Nigeria – Minister of state for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu says

Minister of state for Petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, says he loses at least $1 million every year for serving Nigeria. According to The Guardiann, Kachikwu said this while speaking at a forum in Abuja yesterday February 14th.

New bill requires men to get permission from their wives before buying Viagra

A Kentucky lawmaker Rep. Mary Lou Marzian has proposed a bill requiring men who want Viagra, a drug used for erectile dysfunction, to get a signed note from their wives before their doctors can prescribe them the drug. The bill, sponsored by the Democrat, would also allow only married men to obtain such drugs.

Two University undergraduates arrested in Enugu for killing a Nigerian woman the day she arrived from America

Two undergraduates of one of the South East state university have been arrested by Enugu State Police Command over the murder of a Nigerian woman based in the U.S.

According to the statement issued by the Command, the suspects identified as James Okoh and Victor Uchenna Okefie are both helping the operatives of the Anti Kidnap Unit of the Enugu state command of the Nigeria police Force in their investigations in relation to their role leading to the untimely death of a lady identified as Mrs stella Uhuo who was trapped in Enugu on the day of her arrival from United states of America where she had gone for vacation.