Sunday, August 2, 2015

Mega City! Ambode To Start Prosecuting Owners Of Stray Animals

The Lagos State Government has said it is ready to start prosecuting owners of stray animals especially the owners of those that wonder on major roads. According to the government these animals cause accidents, spread diseases to citizens and this will no longer be tolerated. In a statement issued by the state Ministry of Agriculture, the Government explained what they intend to start doing;

”In spite of government’s concern and awareness campaign on the danger posed by these stray animals in the society, the menace is still on the rise.

”Apart from causing accidents on our roads, these stray animals can also spread contagious diseases such as anthrax, rabies, tuberculosis and other ailments that could lead to death.

Nse Etim Tells Ladies What To Do To Get A Man At 40

What do you think? Nse also got married around that age. Never say never people!

How Ooni Of Ife Was Represented At His Son’s Wedding

The traditional wedding ceremony between one of Ooni of Ife’s sons, Prince Adegbite Sijuade and media personality Dolapo Oni took place earlier today at Landmark Event centre in Victoria Island, but as guessed the monarch himself was absent. Though there are conflicting reports about if the monarch was still alive or not, but nothing was said about him at the traditional marriage.

What however was visible was the staff of office of the monarch which represented him all through the event. The man that held the staff also stood all through next to the prince and his bride.  It was a celebrity studded party as people from all works of life attended. 

Iyabo Ojo Launches 2nd Phase Of Beauty Parlour

The actress yesterday opened the second phase of her beauty parlour- FesprisWorld. A lot of her colleagues, media friends and friends from the entertainment world all came to join her in the celebration. We also say big congrats to her. Odikwa easy.

First Photos From Dolapo Oni & Prince Adegbite Sijuade’s Wedding Ceremony

Media personality Dolapo Oni and the son of Ooni of Ife, Prince Adegbite Sijuade  are currently getting married traditionally and here are first photos from the ongoing ceremony. See more below.

Think Timaya Is A Rapist? Well ALL The Girls Still Want Him

Oh dear, one would have thought girls will ignore Timaya’s show atleast for now after the news of his alleged rape by a lady came forth, but NO, instead all the girls still want him. In a video clip he posted this morning from his last night show in DC, confident Timaya went ahead to change the lyrics of one of his latest songs while singing along to the beat as the ladies couldn’t stop yelling and screaming his name as many pushed out their chests to him; He sang;

She say love me, love me
Give me give me
She tell me Timaya you dey kill me
Every night and day she dey want me
She say I am nice and she say I am sweet….

…And the ladies kept yelling and reaching out for him, as the stylish Egberi papa 1 of Bayelsa dazzled them on stage.

Nasarawa State Governor Employs 10 People Living With HIV/AIDS

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has offered employment to 10 persons out of 40 persons living with HIV/AIDs who had just concluded a skills acquisition programme in the State.

Al-makura announced the gesture yesterday in Lafia at the 5th graduation of beneficiaries of the programme, trained at Mother and Child Care Enhancement Foundation, a pet project of his wife, Mrs Salamatu Umaru-Almakura.

The 40 beneficiaries were trained in different skills, including tailoring, knitting, hairdressing, interior decorations and catering. He said providing employment for them was to give them a sense of belonging as well as to improve their standard of living.

Monalisa Chinda Super Excited About New Talk Show Starting Today

Actress and soon to be talk show queen, Monalisa Chinda is super excited that the dreams she has nurtured for 10 years will finally become reality today as it will be aired officially 10pm tonight on AIT. Monalisa says it’s a dream come true, and she is glad she finally gave birth to her 10 years old pregnancy. We are also super excited for her.

Ooni Of Ife’s Body Arrives Despite Chiefs Saying Monarch Is Still Alive

Despite Osun State chiefs from the palace of Ooni of Ife saying the monarch, Oba Okunade Sijuwade
is still alive and his death rumors should be ignored, indications from a source who spoke to Punch however suggests the body of the monarch has arrived Osun State, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

The source said, “One of the sons of the Ooni travelled to the United Kingdom on Tuesday when the incident happened and I was told that he was part of the entourage that accompanied the body back to Nigeria. The body was said to have been brought back to the palace in the early hours of Saturday.

“I did not see it myself but I was told that the body had arrived. Although the cutting of the tree and the closure of market which are some of the signs of mourning have not been done, there are some other indications that the body might have arrived.

“Security has been beefed up and nobody is allowed to access the inner part of the palace. The body will not be kept where just anybody can see it and only the male children of the Ooni and some high chiefs can see the body,” the source said.

My New ‘Pink Lips’ Is As A Result Of Brushing My Lips, Not Surgery- Sean Tizzle

Sean Tizzle has ‘revealed’ the secret to his new pink lips which a lot of people have said he got through a minor surgery, but Mr Sean says no, that’s not true, here’s what he did. According to him, the only thing that changed the colour of his lips was that he woke up every morning to brush his lips like he brushes his teeth. He then applies a lip balm, and alas a pink lips came ALIVE.

‘‘It is simple- you put your lips together and brush them gently to remove the dead cells that may have accumulated overnight or the residue from drinking beverages’’, Sean Tizzle said.

Marriage Is Not For Everyone- Ifeoma Jones

Nigerian-American based model, (by the way she lived all her life in Nigeria, till she left just 9 years ago), Ifeoma Jones has said she believes marriage is not for everybody. Ifeoma a UNILAG graduate says to her marriage must not be sad or depressing which she can cope with, but when that comes in, the person in question needs to take a walk, find healing and continue living. She also says she believes there are people out there who are certain marriage isn’t for them, and encouraged them to carry on with their thoughts and live by it.  Hear her;

If marriage doesn’t bring you sadness and depression, it is perfect. If along the line it doesn’t work, leave, seek healing, get over it and don’t let it leave you depressed. There will always be someone else and in life, I believe not everyone is supposed to be in a marriage. If you think you don’t ever want to get married, then don’t! Never let society force you into anything.

World’s Richest Man’s Wife, Melinda Gates Pictured In Malawi Helping In Domestic Activities

The wife of the richest man in the world, Melinda Gate was in Malawi to help the needy and didn’t only just do that, she also participated in domestic activities like Malawian women do.

The billionaire’s wife and philanthropist, posted a photo of herself with a 20-litre bucket of water on her head alongside two other Malawian women, walking on a dirt road. In another picture posted on her Instagram page, she was seen doing the dishes in a Malawian village. She however wrote her experience on Facebook below;

“During my stay in Malawi, I joined the women collecting drinking water. I carried 20 litres and it was tough. Meanwhile, Chrissy (middle) is carrying about 40 litres. Many women do this every day,” she said. She however didn’t disclose what was donated to them. 

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Chief Kanran To Spend N50m On 50th Anniversary Celebration

Yoruba actor Chief Kanran who was very popular in the 90’s has said he is getting set to celebrate his 50th anniversary and a whooping sum of N50m will be spend on the week-long celebration.

The actor which most people believe does not have that kind of fund, said the money will be raised from well-meaning Nigerians, government and corporate organizations.

Lagos Hotelier’s Son Dies In Hotel Room, Suspected Hard Drugs Found On Him

The Operations Manager of Maybeny Hotel at Ire-Akari Road in Isolo, Lagos, Mr. Uche Egwuenu, was found dead in one of the rooms in the hotel on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

A source close to the hotel told NAN in Lagos that the deceased was the son of the owner of the hotel, whose name was given simply as Chief Egwuenu.

The source said, “The deceased was last seen in the early hours of Friday before locking himself up in one of the rooms. Nobody heard from him throughout Friday.

SEE The Robbery Gang Who Steal, Rape & Kill

Six armed robbers, who specialised in raping and killing their victims were on Thursday arrested by the Oyo State Police Command in Ogbomoso after they were traced through a mobile telephone they stole from one of their victims.

Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Katsina, said while parading the robbers that one of them died during a gun duel with the police while another was seriously injured.

Until their arrest, the robbers were said to be living in different cities and only came together when they wanted to go for operations. Katsina said investigation took his men to Ijebu-Ode, Ibadan, Ogbomoso and Oyo where the robbers were picked up.

Pictured! Not Being Able To Buy Drugs For My Sick Father Pushed Me Into Kidnapping- 25-Year Old Suspect

For 25-year-old Abdullahi Babatunde, an Ilorin, Kwara State indigene, bad friendship, as well as quest to get money to buy drugs for his ailing father, forced him to become a kidnapper.

Babatunde is one of four suspects arrested by the Kwara State Police command after they allegedly kidnapped a Fulani chief, Aliyu Harande, while he was praying in a mosque behind his house at Omu-Aran in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ajayi Okesanmi, identified the other suspects as Musa Kadir (25), IsahSalihu (20), Suleiman Abubakar and Abdullahi Babatunde all of Rore village of Kwara State.

Kebbi Rehab Itself Needs Rehabilitation- NDLEA

From Punch

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Commander in Kebbi State, Alhaji Abdullahi Zungeru, has decried the “poor condition of the drugs rehabilitation centre in Zuru Local Government Area of the state.”

Zungeru made the remark when he received the wife of the state governor, Dr. Zainab Atiku, when she visited the centre on Saturday.

The commander, who lamented that the centre had been abandoned for years and lacked medical personnel, staff and toilet facilities, appealed to the state government to rehabilitate it.

Aisha Buhari Donates Undisclosed Amount Of Money To Victims Of Recent Gombe Bomb Blast

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, today donated an undisclosed amount of money to 48 victims of the recent Gombe bomb blast who are presently undergoing treatment at the Federal Teaching and Specialists’ Hospital, Gombe State.

Hajiya Aisha Jibir, member representing Dukku/Nafada Federal constituency of Gombe State, presented the money today to the victims on behalf of the First Lady. She said;

“The President’s wife was told about your conditions and being a caring mother, she decided to assist. The amount is just a token to help relieve you of the suffering you are encountering. She also prayed for the soul of those that lost their lives in the blast, to rest in peace,” she told the victims.

Delta Police Arrests Man Operating Baby-Production Factory, Rescues 8 Pregnant Girls

The Delta Police Command said on Saturday that it had discovery a “baby-production” factory in Asaba, arrested the operator, and rescued eight pregnant girls. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Celestina Kalu, said in a statement in Asaba that the baby-making factory was discovered after detectives, acting on a tip-off, swooped on the premises.

“On July 30, 2015, Police detectives from GRA Division Asaba, while acting on a tip-off, raided a suspected baby factory opposite the Federal Radio Corporation, Asaba, and arrested its operator, Mr. John Ihezun. Detectives also arrested two boys, one Prince Chukwu and Obum Nwankwo, in the premises of the baby factory,” Kalu said.

The command said it found eight pregnant girls (names with-held). It also said it had commenced investigations into the matter, saying that any person found to be involved, would be prosecuted.

Indigenous Rapper, Reminisce Loses Dad

Nigerian indigenous rapper, Remilekun Shafaru, popularly known as Reminisce has lost his dad. The rapper announced his passing away this morning on instagram with the caption;

“Inna lillahi wa inallah-e-raji’oon. #RIP ALHAJI A . A . SAFARU. #DADDYMI.”. He is expected to be buried this evening according to Islamic rites.

Check Out This Amazing Transformation Of Albinos By A Nigerian Makeup Artiste

Talk about recreating a person… wow… another photo below.

Photos: Daniella Okeke Gives Thanks To God, After God Delivered Her Family From A Huge Snake

Below is what the actress wrote on her instagram page few minutes ago.

Am still in shock..but I ve to share dis wit u guys. So dis beast was killed yesterday in my backyard,my house girl saw it resting on my fence after swallowing a big rat and it couldn't move, so she freaked out and called my gateman who killed it. Dis is the biggest and longest snake I ve ever seen in real life, u needed to ve seen it in real life dis pictures didn't really show the size, am just so grateful to God for protecting me and my household, I thank God for making us see it cos i wouldn't ve known der was a beast like dis in my compound. Thanks be to God������ End of the story dis men went to roast it and said dis na better meat o madam������ na wa o. Do u eat snake meat?

APC At 2! Calls On Nigerians To Emulate Party

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has urged Nigerians to learn from the examples of the party’s founding fathers and move the nation forward as the party clocks 2.

Mr. Odigie-Oyegun who was represented by the party’s National Auditor, George Moghalu said this in Abuja at an event organised by a coalition of Buhari Support Groups to mark the second year anniversary of the formation of the APC.

Photos: President Buhari Leaves Nigeria For Republic Of Benin

The president was pictured this morning at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport leaving Nigeria for a one day State visit to the Republic of Benin. See more photos below.

Charleston Gunman Who Killed 9 In Black Church Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges

The man accused of murdering nine black churchgoers last month in Charleston, South Carolina, has pleaded not guilty on more than 33 federal charges. Twenty-one-year old Dylann Roof, who is white, wanted to plead guilty on all counts according to his lawyer.

His lawyer, David Bruck, said he would not enter guilty pleas for Mr Roof until prosecutors determined whether they would seek the death penalty.

Notorious Nigerian Kidnapper Who Wiped Off Almost An Entire Family Arrested, Find Out About His Many Evil Deeds

On Saturday, February 16, 2013, Henry Chibueze, a notorious kidnapper terrorizing South East and South South parts of the country, stormed the home of his girlfriend, Sandra Ijedinma, at Igando area of Lagos State, with an AK47 assault rifle and opened fire on everyone present in the apartment, killing his girlfriend, her elder sister   Praise Ozor,   and her two children.

Not satisfied, Henry proceeded to a nearby street where one of Sandra’s elder sisters resided and killed the woman and three of her children, before fleeing.

His anger was said to have been that Sandra, who was an optician with Madonna University, had called off their relationship, when she learnt that   he was a kidnapper. Sandra’s twin sister, Katherine who sustained a bullet would during the attack had told vanguard in 2013 that the assailant was   familiar with everyone in their family but nobody knew he was a kidnapper . She explained that her late sister used to visit Henry at his base in Delta State and in one of such visits, some heavily armed men stormed Henry’s apartment, manhandling Sandra in the process.

Jonathan’s Aides, Abati, Obua, Others Stripped Of Passports

Two months after leaving power,  no fewer than 12 close aides of former President Goodluck Jonathan have been stripped of their official passports.

A competent source told Saturday Vanguard that the decision to withdraw the official passports of the former aides of Dr Jonathan was to prevent misuse and conflict with new aides and officials of President Muhammadu Buhari, who assumed duties on May 29, 2015.

It could not be established last night whether the affected officials were ordered by the Presidency to surrender the passports or whether they did so voluntarily.

Cameroon Deports 2000 Nigerians After Buhari’s visit

Two thousand Nigerians living in Cameroon without permits have been thrown out of the country. The Nigerians were arrested on Thursday in Kousseri, northern Cameroon and loaded into many trucks, then driven across the border into Nigeria.

The raid against Nigerians was carried out the same day President Muhammadu Buhari and Cameroon’s Paul Biya, pledged to work together to crush the six-year Boko Haram insurgency which has killed thousands, and spread to neighbouring countries.

A local administrator in Kousseri said the raid was part of measures aimed at improving security and controlling movements along the border region.

Mrs Saraki Is My Sister & Friend… Melaye Explains Why He Was At EFCC Office

The Chairman, Senate Adhoc Committee on Media and Publicity, Mr. Dino Melaye, has explained why he was at the EFCC office with Mrs Toyin Saraki, the wife of the Senate President when she  was invited by the commission.

According to him, “The invitation of Mrs. Toyin Saraki by the EFCC, however, is not a criminal indictment. I will not abandon my friend because of (a) mere EFCC invitation.

“I also went there as a private investigator and an anti-corruption crusader to find out the extent of culpability of my sister and friend since she was not told the content of the petition against her before her appearance before the EFCC.”

Gloria Young Causes Scene At Bank, To Sue Them For N20,000 Unlawful Debit

Popular actress, Gloria Young, is currently not a happy customer. The iconic actress was recently spotted at a bank where she created a scene and it definitely was not for a movie. Saturday Beats learnt that the actress caused commotion at the bank after it failed to refund her N20,000 which was debited since December.

When Saturday Beats reached out to the actress via the telephone, she explained why she blew a fuse in the banking hall.

“I went to use an ATM at Ejigbo, close to NNPC bus-stop in Lagos in December. I wanted to withdraw N20,000 but the machine did not dispense the money after debiting my account. I went to the second machine and it paid me. After six days without hearing a word from the bank, I went to complain. I also went to my bank to report the situation. This was in December. I have gone to them so many times to talk about it but all to no avail. Continue...