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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Kelly Rowland Poses For Silly Selfies With Son

Kelly Rowland was quite the giddy mum as she carried her little one on her hip during an outing in Los Angeles. The 35-year-old singer displayed her child-like side as she posed for silly selfies with Titan and a pal.

Gov. Ajimobi To Stop Funding Tertiary Institutions In Oyo

In a statement by Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Oyo State, Abimbola Adekanmbi sent to the Vice Chancellor, rectors and provosts of institutions in the state,  disclosed that Governor Abiola Ajimobi has stopped government subventions to all seven tertiary institutions in the state including the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso which is jointly owned by the state and Osun State.

This came as the Osun State got victory over the plan by the Oyo State government to take over the jointly owned LAUTECH, since Supreme Court had already ruled that the institution remained a joint property of both states.

The letter which emanated from the office of the Commissioner for Budget and Finance, Secretariat, Ibadan was sent to the institutions last week.

Prankster Vitalii Sediuk Explains Why He Ambushed Kim K

Prankster Vitalii Sediuk has explained why he ambushed Kim Kardashian as she made her way to a fashion show in Paris yesterday.

The serial prankster, who has also targeted Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in the past, grabbed her leg and tried to plant a kiss on her world famous rear, but he was quickly stopped by her bodyguards.

Writing on Instagram following the encounter, he said he did it in protest against her rumoured bum implants.

"I was protesting Kim for using fake butt implants. I encourage her and the rest of Kardashian clan to popularise natural beauty among teenage girls who follow and defend them blindly," he wrote.

El Rufai Lists Ways Of States Surviving Recession

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has listed various ways state governors can both survive the economic recession and become less dependent on Federal Government.

Speaking at the opening of the World Pension Summit (WPS) summit in Abuja Tuesday, el-Rufai advised his counterparts to immediately flush out ghost workers and ghost pensioners using the biometric verification method.

He also asked them to reduce their aides and other personal staff; improve their tax collection machinery while investing in healthcare and agriculture.

“As governors, we need to focus on cutting costs, reducing the machinery of government and the size so that we can live within our means. We also need to look at our state economies and find a way of not relying heavily on federation account. That means developing agriculture, developing mining, improving our tax collection mechanism so that we generate more revenue from taxes.

Bimbo Thomas Proudly Shows Off Son As She Turns A Year Older

The actress who is still very much in the US after the delivery of her son as showed him off while announcing she is a year older today. As usual, the proud mom has something to say. She wrote;

I feel blessed , I feel great, I feel fulfilled , I feel lifted, I feel totally joyous, I feel loved , I feel blown away, I feel dazed , I feel surprised, I feel absolutely grateful,I feel God has just started with me ........... Cos ds bday #29thseptember2016 is the beginning of my year of transformation. Cos I know God has just started with me. πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½ I can go on and on cos it's my birthday and I'm so happy to full of life and to have had the most precious bday gift ever m'son #JaydenOluwatobilola 😍😍😍😍😍it's so overwhelming and I'm thankful over again. #joinmeandcelebrate #nobemistake say Na my birthday 🎀🎀 in @iamancestor voice πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸŽ‚ #mumsyjaden #yummymummy #birthdayattitude.

Photo: Uche Nnaji & Wife Also Welcome First Child

It’s the season of exes making up and couples giving birth and that to us is good news, lol. Founder of OUCH Fashion Institute Of Technology, Uche Nnaji and his wife Anthonia have welcomed their first child as a couple. The bundle of joy also arrived yesterday as the happy dad took to his IG as well to announce the good news. The couple got married three years ago. What he said;

"The SARTORIAL-Princess Arrives... And at 7:22am local time my Princess arrived. God shocked us against all the professional doctors reports. It was a complete #PureHebrewWomenThings. Epidural wasn't needed,Mummy didn't even CRY or SHOUT at all while holding my hands and listening to @glowreeyah Miracle Worker and @nathanielbassey IMELA . My experience in the labour room has firmed up my TRUST in God some more and also increased my RESPECT for MOTHERS. Expectant mothers just know that God LISTENs and HEARs as long as you put your TRUST in him alone . THIS GOD HIM TOO GOOD oooo.

Comedian Jedi & Wife Welcome Baby Girl

After getting married in January 2016, comedian Jedi and wife, Olajumoke have welcomed their first child- a baby girl as a couple. The bundle of joy arrived yesterday in the US where the couple have been based since getting married. Jedi announced the good news on his IG saying;

Few weeks back, we had a baby shower put together to celebrate the forth coming a blessing to the family... In the Afternoon hours of September 28th, 2016 it became a reality. 'For unto us a child was born and unto us a DAUGHTER is given.....' Thank you Father for the blessing and precious gift of a daughter to us. We are eternally grateful. @orlajumorke and I say welcome to your new home, family our baby girl...😊! #BlessTheLordOhMySoul #BabyAyoola #BabyGirl #ProudMum&Dad #FreshLove#FreshFmaily #FreshBoss

How Woman Tortured Maid With Hot Plate, Hot Water In Lagos...

Police in Lagos  have arrested a woman for allegedly bathing her maid with hot water over a missing cell phone.

As at yesterday, the victim, Patricia Andrew, was undergoing treatment at Holy Family Hospital at 22 Road, Festac Town, Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos.

Vanguard gathered that the victim usually assisted the suspect, Mrs Franca Uba, in her shop located at ASPANDA Market along Lagos-Badagry Expressway, after finishing with her chores at the house in Festac Town.

Trouble started for the 18-year-old maid last Friday, following the disappearance of her madam’s phone in the shop. Attributing the loss to the maid’s negligence, the suspect was said to have beaten her on arriving home and then poured hot water on her.

Imo State Boils As Ex-Militants Burns State Specialist Hospital, State Security Network

Rampaging ex-militants protesting the shooting of their colleague on Wednesday set ablaze the Imo State Specialist Hospital, Owerri.

 The incident, which occurred around midday consequently caused pandemonium in the area as hospital workers and residents of nearby buildings fled the inferno which threatened adjourning structures.

Mostly affected by the inferno were the hospital’s casualty department emergency unit, theatre as well as seven vehicles and tricycles parked in the complex.

Trouble, the Imo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, said started when a sharp misunderstanding arose between some ex-militants who had recently surrendered their arms at the Government House, Owerri and some members of the state Security Network led to a free for all.

Mystery At Abia Hotel As Two Die, Six Unconscious

There was chaos on Uyo Street, Umuahia, Abia State, yesterday after two guests were discovered dead and six others unconscious.

Although the cause of the incident had yet to be ascertained as of press time, it was learnt that those unconscious, which included the manager of the brothel, had been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia.

A source told Punch that the brothel, popularly called 50-50 Bar, usually hosted men who came to meet prostitutes at night.

Photo: One Dies, Three Shot As Customs Officers Chase Smuggler Into Community

There was confusion at Sycamore Junction, Ajara Topa area of Badagry, Lagos State, after some customs officers allegedly opened fire on some residents.

It was learnt that the officers, who were attached to the Federal Operations Unit, were chasing a smuggler who had fled into the community.

Among the four people hit by stray bullets were a motorcycle rider, Alayoade Arewayo and one John Sonayo. While Arewayo survived and was rushed to a private hospital in Badagry, Sonayo was said to have died in transit from the Badagry General Hospital to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.

The other two, whose names could not be ascertained as of press time, were reportedly taken to a hospital in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Boko Haram Kills A Chibok Girl’s Father

Lalai Nkeki, the father of Kauna, one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, has been killed by Boko Haram.

Hosea Tsambido, Chairman of the Chibok community in Abuja, told TheCable that Nkeki was killed at Kubumbalah, a village near Chibok, last Monday when insurgents attacked some villages in Borno State, killing at least eight other people and hoisting their flag.

“Kauna’s father, Nkeki, was killed in an attack at Kubumbalah, near Chibok two days ago by Boko Haram. Kauna is one of the Chibok girls.” Tsambido said in a telephone interview with TheCable.

I Was Gay By The Time I First Cried As A Baby- Bisi Alimi

Nigerian Gay Rights activist, Bisi Alimi says he was gay by the first time he cried as a baby. He shared the photo above with a caption explaining it's important you discover your authentic self. But biko how do you discover yourself when your creator made you in a particular way. Do you even know when you were created? Did you have a say? Isn't it the way He created you that you will discover your authentic self and experience yourself? Is he running out of ideas? His words below...

Rather Than Sell National Assets Revise The Budget- Cross River Speaker Tells FG

The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Mr John Gaul-Lebo, has advised the Federal Government to revise the 2016 Appropriation rather than sell national assets.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Wednesday, Gaul-Lebo said national assets should not be sold to raise funds to bail the country out of its current recession.

He suggested that rather than sell the national assets, the Federal Government should revise the 2016 national budget from N6.06 trillion to N4 trillion. He said that the suggestion became necessary following the present economic recession and the challenges of funding the 2016 Budget.

Kim Bares A Lot Of Underboob In Semi-N3de Photo

Kim Kardashian didn't appear to be at all shaken up by her run-in with prolific prankster Vitalii Sediuk yesterday. Taking to social media just hours after the incident, it was back to business for Mrs Kardashian West who was flashing some skin.

Kim delighted her fans when she shared a cheeky close-up shot of her slim, bronzed tummy and a lot of underboob.

"Parisian Vibes," she captioned the semi-nude photo.

Police Arrest 2 Suspects Over Isheri Landlords’ Kidnap

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, IRT has arrested two suspected members of the kidnap gang that abducted four residents of Oshorun Heritage Estate, in Lagos, a fortnight ago. The arrest as reliably gathered, was made Tuesday, in Ondo state .

Vanguard was informed that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, directed the team to go for the manhunt of the perpetrators of the abduction which threw residents of the peaceful estate into panic.

The Reason Rob Kardashian Tweeted Kylie Jenner's Number

Rob Kardashian caused a stir on Monday night when he tweeted out sister Kylie Jenner's number to his 6.69million followers.

It reportedly all stemmed from the fact Rob is living separately from Blac Chyna until their daughter is born because they don't want their fighting to affect their unborn baby.

The pair are said to have not spoken for months, so Rob's sisters threw them separate baby showers, but Rob then decided not to go to his because he found out it was being filmed.

The sock designer was then told his fiancee couldn't go if he didn't, resulting in him lashing out on Twitter.

Ex-Banker Stabs Wife 124 Times For Asking For Divorce

A banker has killed his wife by stabbing her 124 times with a knife and an axe, a jury has heard.
Sanjay Nijhawan, 46, was struggling to cope after quitting his highly paid job with Barclays, a court heard.

The crisis came to a head when his wife Sonita, 38, asked for a divorce. Nijhawan stabbed her repeatedly in the head and neck before slitting her throat.

He was found sitting beside her body by worried family members who came to their luxury, gated property in Weybridge, Surrey.

Opening the case, prosecutor Sally O'Neill said his defence was expected to be that he had an abnormality of mental function at the time "which substantially impaired his ability to form a rational judgement or exercise self control."

Baby Born With Rare Skin Condition That Makes Him Look Old

A baby boy who looks like an 80-year-old man actually has a rare condition which causes him to age quickly. Born in Magura, Bangladesh, he has wrinkles, hollow eyes, a shrunken body and a thick layer of hair on his back. Local doctors were left stunned as to what the cause of his ageing is - but they believe he has progeria.

The condition which affects just one in four million often restricts children from having a normal life and causes their body to age faster than it should. A doctor, who had been treating him, said: 'The baby does not look like a new born at all.

'There are prominent signs of ageing such a excessive wrinkles and rough skin texture.'

EDO: Dokpesi Slams CP Over His Ordered Arrest

A Peoples Democratic Party national chairmanship aspirant, Raymond Dokpesi, has slammed the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu,  for allegedly ordering  his arrest  over the  electoral violence in  Agenebode,  Etsako-East Local Government Area  during the governorship election in  the state  on Wednesday.

Dokpesi, who addressed  reporters  in his Agenebode home, accused the police of aiding political thugs in the community  to manipulate the  poll in favour of the opposition.

He asked the Inspector-General of Police  Ibrahim Idris to caution policemen  in  the state.

Man Found Dead After Winning Big In Lottery

A 35-year-old man, Ejike Onyejekwe, has been killed in the FESTAC Town area of Lagos State. It was learnt that the victim, who lived on 21 Road, K Close, FESTAC, was stabbed to death after winning a lot of money from a lottery.

It was also gathered that Onyejekwe while celebrating his win, bought drinks for his friends and threw a party last Thursday and Friday. It was learnt that on Friday evening, he was heard arguing with an unidentified person on the phone. He allegedly told his friend he was going to see the man, but never returned. His corpse was allegedly discovered the next day on one of the estates.

A resident, who did not want to be identified, said the chairman of the estate called the attention of residents to the corpse on Saturday.

Indian Man Assaults Staff In Lagos (Photo)

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an Indian, Jay Keswani, for allegedly assaulting his wife’s domestic help, Faith Nwaneri, on the Banana Island, Ikoyi area of the state.

Punch Metro learnt that Keswani was apprehended on Tuesday by the Adeniji Adele division after about six weeks he allegedly evaded arrest.

It was gathered that Faith, who worked for the Indian businessman, was hit on the face on Friday, August 12, while in the Keswanis’ apartment on the Banana Island.

She was said to have been assaulted for coming late to work on that day.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Sale Of Assets, Mere Speculations, FG Yet To Decide- Lai

Shortly after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja today, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed described the many reports in the media about the sale of national assets as mere speculations saying he Federal Government is yet to make any decision on it. He said;

“What the government will do is to reflate the economy, everything you have heard so far is just suggestion, until the government makes its position known. All these reports of asset sale, asset leasing and whatever is being bandied about, are nothing but speculations.

“The government is yet to come out with its position on how to bail out the economy and it will take that position,” he said.

When informed that a meeting of the National Economic Council, NEC, that held last week has recommended asset sale, the Minister said “NEC will recommend but it is the Federal Executive Council that will decide and what we decide will be the position of government.”

Photos: Janet Jackson Debuts Growing Baby Bump In Public

Janet Jackson gave a glimpse of her growing baby bump while leaving a furniture store in London. The mom-to-be who wore sweatpants, a black sweater and a scarf arrived to Back in Action in a black Mercedes.

While in the store, Jackson reportedly spent time with the staff looking over their merchandise and even checked out a stroller for her baby on the way.

The expectant mom and singer, 50, has kept a low profile since news that she was expecting her first child with husband Wissam Al Mana, 41, broke in May.

Prankster Who Tried To Kiss Kim K’s Famous Behind Gets Taken Down By Her Bodyguards

Kim Kardashian narrowly missed out on being tackled by serial prankster Vitalii Sediuk two years after he caused chaos by ambushing her at Paris Fashion Week.

The 35-year-old was walking down the street after leaving the Balmain offices in the French capital when Vitalii slipped past security and tried to tackle her - appearing to try to kiss her famous behind.

Luckily he was stopped before reaching the TV superstar and was pinned to the ground by her bodyguards.