Monday, 25 July 2016

Alleged rapist and paedophile caught, beaten and burnt to death in Ikorodu

A notorious rapist and paedophile identified as Badoo was apprehended in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state and burnt to death by an angry mob.

Rio Ticket Scandal: Solomon Dalung summons Secretary-General of Athletics Federation of Nigeria

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has summoned the Athletics Federation of Nigeria's Secretary-General Olumide Bamiduro and staff of the Federation of Elite Athletes Department, over the ticket scandal that rocked his sports ministry over the weekend.

Two killed, 16 injured in shooting at a night club in Florida this morning

Two people have been confirmed dead and 16 others injured after a yet to be identified person opened fire at a nightclub in the Florida city of Fort Myers in the early hours of today July 25th.

Niger Delta Militants To Declare A New Republic Next Month

Another Niger Delta militant group, the Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA), have said that nothing would stop them from declaring the Niger Delta Republic on August 1, 2016.

Fire Guts Shops At Sokoto Old Market (Photos)

There was a serious fire outbreak at the Sokoto old Market in Sokoto State on Sunday night.  It destroyed a number of shops and other goods/properties.  The cause of the fire hasn’t been determined yet.

Saturday, 16 July 2016

We Will Attack Your Workers If You Attempt To Fix Qua Iboe Pipeline – Niger Delta Avengers Threatens Exxonmobil

Niger Delta Avengers has warned that, any repair work on ExxonMobil blown up pipeline will lead to an attack on the oil company workers. Recall that the group had on Monday claimed responsibility for the attack on Exxon Mobil Que Iboe 48-inch Crude Oil Export Pipeline in Akwa Ibom.

Mourinho’s Reign At Manchester United Starts With Win Over Wigan

Jose Mourinho took charge of his first Manchester United game on Sunday, defeating Wigan Athletic 2-0 in a pre-season fixture at the DW Stadium.

Polytechnic Student Shot Dead By Suspected Cultists In Kwara.

The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the death of a student, Kazeem Oloto, of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, who was shot by suspected cultists on Wednesday. The Police spokesman, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, told the Punch on Saturday that the victim might have been shot dead in a bush by suspected cultists who later dragged his lifeless body to the roadside.

Crown Prince tells Obaseki "I Wish You Well"

The Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, His Royal Highness (Amb) Eheneden Erediauwa has wished the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Godwin Obaseki well to be the next governor of Edo State. 

Borussia Dortmund's customised private jet

Players of German side, Borussia Dortmund will travel in style after the club got its very own private jet. The Eurowings A320 airbus has been painted in the club's unique black and yellow colours.

BBC Africa shade President Buhari

Under the article, this is what BBC wrote; "Kibarkingmad and Olushambles debate Nigeria's president's trip to London last month - reportedly to to be treated for an ear infection - after he had promised to end "medical tourism".

Turkey PM: 161 die in Turkey coup

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday 161 people were killed in the coup attempt against the government, with 2,839 soldiers now detained on suspicion of involvement.

Lionel Messi and Iniesta cancel Turkey flights for Samuel Eto'o match following failed Military coup

Reigning World footballer of the year Lionel Messi and his teammate Andres Iniesta have cancelled their flights to Turkey following the failed military coup in the country.

'Mum sacrificed all to get me educated' - Corper shares

Tonia's mum got her through University through her petty business.

Nigerian girl blasts DailyMail UK for listing her as one of France attack missing persons

This is serious. A Nigerian girl named Adamara Ajuzie has called out DailyMail UK for listing her as one of the mising children feared caught up in Bastille Day truck attack in Nice, France.

Thursday, 14 July 2016

girl kissing a man who looks like President Zuma, claims he is her 'Sugar daddy'

The South African Presidency say they will look into  pictures circulating on social media that shows a young woman kissing a man who appears to be President Jacob Zuma. The pictures were circulated on social media on Tuesday and Wednesday.

7yrs old Boy regains freedom after being detained over 1 month for accidentally killing mum's employer's son

A seven-year-old boy, Chibuike Miracle Oramalu, who was detained over alleged murder in Enugu, has been released on Wednesday evening. 

Chibuike,  a primary two pupil of a nursery and primary school, has been detained since May 30, after accidentally firing a gun, which killed a 12-year-old boy, Oluebube Boniface.  

Ben Murray-Bruce pays a condolence visit to the family of Ojo Maduekwe

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and one time Minister of Transportation, Ojo Maduekwe passed away at the age of 71 on June 29. Senator Bruce on Wednesday paid a visit to the family of his late friend and also signed the condolence register opened in his honour.

Iyanya denies rumours about strained relationship with Ubi and Lialian Franklin

 Some days back Iyanya announced he was leaving his current label to float his own music label, rumours started flying around that he was leaving because of troubles with Ubi Franklin and his wife Lilian Esoro. The gossip mill went on overdrive, especially when Pulse reported that he allegedly disliked Lilian and it is this dislike that was a driving force in his planned exit.

NFF to receive N212million annually from FIFA

World football governing body, FIFA, has agreed to dole out some much needed cash the way of the Nigeria Football Federation to help with sports development in the country.

hilarious texts from Grandmas on Instagram

The Instagram hashtag #grandmatexts throws up interesting results of what happens when grandmas get it into their heads to text. They feature over-protective grandmas, cool grandmas who let their grandchildren know when Justin Bieber is on TV and grandmas who are yet to get the hang of texting. Read the messages after the cut...

Gov. Ambode presides over state executive council meeting held V.I.P chalet, Badagry , Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello; Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule and Chief of Staff, Mr. Olukunle Ojo during the State Executive Council meeting at the Conference Hall, V.I.P Chalet, Badagry, Lagos on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. 

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Nigerian Nabbed In A Drug Bust In Philippine

A Nigerian man, identified as Ejiye Okoye, alias “Martin”, 33, has been arrested by joint elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 3 (PDEA RO-3) and
PDEA-National Capital Region (PDEA-NCR) in a drug sting inside a resto bar along Don Juan Sumulong Highway in Barangay Sto. Niῆo, Marikina City late Tue evening, Jul 12.

Pres. Buhari In Zamfara State On A One-Day Working Visit

President Buhari is in Zamfara state for a one-day working visit. During his visit, he is expected to launch a special military task force to fight “bandits”. More photos

Abacha's Daughter Politely Reply A Person Who Reminded Her Of Her Father's Deeds

 Fatima Gumsu, daughter of late former Head of State, Sani Abacha, left a comment on the page of Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu, Dogara after he shared a post about him winning a Zik prize in Leadership award for Public Service. Someone felt the need to remind her that her Father's mess (stolen funds) was still uncleared and she was busy 'congratulating another mess!'. 

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson Said Is hard for a gay man to lead other men.

DeRay McKesson is a popular openly gay Black Lives Matter activist. He's been in the fore front of the fight against police brutality of black men but for some reason, he doesn't get much support from other black men in the US. Over the weekend, he was arrested and put in jail over night in Baton Rouge while protesting the Alton Sterling killing. While in Jail, DeRay took his Twitter account to drum up support for himself from behind bars but not too many people cared that he was arrested. His own friends had to bail him out the next day.

Saudi Warns Nigerian Pilgrims Ahead Of Hajj 2016 ‘Don’t Bring Kolanuts Into Our Country’,.

The Government of Saudi Arabia has placed an embargo on the importation of kolanuts popularly called “goro”, into the Kingdom as the country prepares for this year’s Hajj.

Man dies while trying to take selfie with elephant in southern Nepal

A man was killed in southern Nepal as he tried to take a selfie with a wild elephant, Parsa Wildlife Reserve authorities said on Wednesday.

Laptops Recovered From ISIS Jihadists Reveals They Are Filled With 80% Of P**n .

A former US intelligence director has said that up to 80 per cent of laptops seized from ISIS jihadis have p**n films stored on them. Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, an ex-chief of the Defence Intelligence Agency says the graphic films inures extremists to carry out their hideous brutality.

Cultists Lure Father Of 2 To Party, and Killed Him

The Widow and Late Edunjobi

The annual Egungun ceremony in Isheri, Magodo area of Lagos State was marred, weekend, after one of the guests, Mutiu Edunjobi, was allegedly stabbed to death by a suspected cultist.

Late Edunjobi, a 34-year-old battery charger, who resided at 3, Egbedina Street, Isheri, was said to have been lured to the party by suspected cultists, Sunday, who had plotted to kill him for being sympathetic to a rival cult group.

Olivier Giroud’s Agent Talks About Reports Linking Giroud To Napoli

​Olivier Giroud’s agent says the French international  would be a success  at Napoli amid reports Arsenal are considering a cash-plus-player bid for Gonzalo Higuain.

Drama As “Herbalist” Storms Project Fame Audition In Lagos.

For Awopeju Olaniyi Philips aka King Phillipiano, it was fame or nothing as the self-professed herbalist stormed the Ultima Studio in his full traditional regalia to slug it out with other music enthusiasts in the Lagos audition of Project Fame West Africa season 9.

2 Year Old Boy Shot Dead By Gang Members

A 2 and a half year old boy named Le’Vonte King Jason Jones was targeted and shot dead by gang members on Friday July 8th, as he was driving with his sister and mother in their family van. According to police, the sad incident occurred at the Penn and Lowry intersection in North Minneapolis last week.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Aftermath of an attack byi herdsmen in a community in Niger State

No fewer than 10 persons were reportedly killed in clashes ‎between suspected Fulani herdsmen and farmers in two communities in Niger State. The ‎clashes happened between July 7 - 8 , at Bokuta village, Bosso LGA and Tungan Malam village in Paikoro LGA. In the first community, some herdsmen reportedly invaded a farm with their cattle and destroyed a lot of crops.

'Epileptic' Lil Wayne hospitalized after suffering another seizure

Lil Wayne who doctors have confirmed is epileptic was hospitalized on Monday after having a problem with his medication and suffering a seizure. According to TMZ, the rapper spent time in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after experiencing the medical issue moments before he was supposed to take the stage for a performance in Las Vegas.

Nigerian Communications Commission Remits N70 Billion Into Federation Account

The Nigerian Communications Commission said it remitted N70 billon into the Federation Account in the last one year.

“This is in addition to the N30 billion paid by MTN Nigeria as a part payment of the N330 billion fine slammed on it by the commission.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Mum Blasts France Player Payet On Twitter For Injuring Her Son

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mum, Dolores Aveiro took to Twitter during the game to condemn Payet’s tackle, insinuating he’d intentionally hurt her son. After seeing her heartbroken son forced off the pitch in the early stages, Dolores Aveiro tweeted a photo of her son in tears along with message that seemed to be a fairly thinly veiled dig at Payet. “I cannot see my son in this way,” she said. “The game is about kicking the ball, not hurting the opponent.”

Thierry Henry Dumps Arsenal Job AGAIN After BIG Fight With Wenger!

Arsene Wenger and Henry

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry has reportedly quit his job as a coach at the Gunners after a massive row with manager, Arsene Wenger.

Fresh reports from the UK say Henry dumped his coaching role at Arsenal after Wenger gave him an ultimatum to quit £4million-a-year job at Sky as a pundit or lose the club’s academy job.

Nigeria’s Economy To Shrink In 2016 – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that the Nigerian economy “will probably” shrink in 2016, performing below the IMF forecast for the country.

IMF resident representative in Nigeria, Gene Leon, who spoke in Abuja on Monday identified energy shortages and delayed budget weigh on output in Africa’s largest economy.

Store owner who saw Alton Sterling's shooting sues police, claiming they stole his surveillance video and locked him in car for 4hours

Abdullah Muflahi, the store owner who had a surveillance video of the Baton Rouge shooting of Alton Sterling by Police officers has told a Baton Rouge District court in a lawsuit that police stole the surveillance video from his store, took his cellphone and locked him in a car for four hours.

Young Nigerian woman rescued in the Mediterranean Sea

Pictured on MSF rescue ship, Aquarius heading to Sicily, Italy is a young Nigerian woman who was rescued a few day ago in the Mediterranean Sea by MSF Sea.

Why I Don’t Attend Council Of State Meeting With President Buhari – Fayose

President Buhari and governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has revealed reasons why he decided not to attend President Muhamamadu Buhari’s council of states meeting each time its being called upon.

50 Lecturers Leave Kogi Varsity

At a briefing in Lokoja, yesterday, Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Kogi State University branch, Dr. Daniel Aina lamented that no fewer than 50 lecturers have left the institution to the prolonged delay in salaries payment and other problems affecting the staffers of the institution.

Niger Delta Avengers Claim They Have Blown Up ExxonMobile Pipeline

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, claim they blew up an ExxonMobile pipeline in Akwa Ibom state yesterday July 11th. Read the statement they shared on their website below;

Monday, 11 July 2016

Late Bukky Ajayi had breast cancer, cerebrial malaria, diabetes, was hypertensive - Children

On Wednesday, July 6, Nollywood was thrown into mourning when the news filtered out that veteran actress and broadcaster, Ma Bukky Ajayi has passed on. It was a rude shock but not one too difficult to understand given that the legendary thespian has been battling ill-health for sometime.

Buharimeter One Year Report.

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has released a new report titled: The Buharimeter Report: Matching Campaign Promises, Public Expectations and Government Actions in the first year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Government.

Iyanya is leaving Triple MG and starting his own label

This is according to what he shared on IG this morning. Says he will be launching his new label and new album soon.

Six killed in herdsmen attack in Benue state yesterday

Six persons were killed in an attack by armed herdsmen in Nenzev ward in Logo Local government area in Benue state yesterday July 10th. Residents of the community say over 80 people have been killed by herdsmen in various communities in the state in the last two weeks. Among those killed during yesterday's attack is Zaki Dadi Gabu who is the leader of Gabu community in the state. The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the general hospital in Logo

Alibaba shares loving words to his wife on her birthday today

Veteran comedian Ali Baba's wife Mary Akporobomerere is a year older today. He took to his Instagram page to pray and shower her with loving words. He wrote,

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Portugal Wins Euro 2016.

From the play Portugal didn't deserve to win and France didn't deserve to lose but the end of the match produced another result; Portugal 1:0 France .