Friday, November 24, 2017

Ben Bruce Also Congratulates Atiku

Senator Ben Murray Bruce has congratulated Atiku Abubakar on his resignation from APC.

I’ll Never Leave APGA For APC, Obiano Vows

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Friday said there was no truth in the rumours that he will leave the All Progressives Grand Alliance for the All Progressives Congress.

He said he would never leave the party on which platform he contested and won governorship seat two times.

Obiano spoke to State House correspondents after a meeting he had with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

“No. Never. That is totally unfounded. I will never leave APGA. I’m the leader and the BoT chairman of APGA and again by God’s grace the governor and governor-elect,” he declared.

Man Stabs Attendant For Forbidding Smoking In Filling Station

An unemployed man, Bala Lawal, who allegedly stabbed an attendant for stopping him from smoking in a petrol station, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Twenty-three-year-old Lawal, who resides on Lawal Street, Mangoro, Agege, Lagos, is standing trial for assault.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Mike Unah, told the court that the accused stabbed Mr. Godwin Okonta on November 8 at Aguda, Ogba in Lagos, after smoking marijuana.

Unah said Okonta told Lawal to move away from the filling station while he was smoking, and that the accused later came back and stabbed him on the head with a knife.

I’m Still In EFCC Custody - Pius Anyim

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, says he is still the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, contrary to the impression being created that he has been released.

The EFCC arrested Anyim in connection with a sum of N520m, which he allegedly collected from ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on the eve of the 2015 general election.

The EFCC said he is also investigating Anyim for alleged contract scam of N13bn. But in a statement on Friday by his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), he denied having been freed, saying he was not allowed to go despite the administrative bail.

115 Killed, 80 Wounded In Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 115 people were killed when suspected militants set off a bomb and opened fire at a mosque in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Friday, state media reported.

Eyewitnesses reported ambulances ferrying casualties from the scene to nearby hospitals after the attack on Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of Arish city. Another 80 people were wounded.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi convened an emergency security meeting soon after the attack, state television reported.

Egypt's security forces are battling an Islamic State insurgency in north Sinai, where militants have killed hundreds of police and soldiers since fighting there intensified over the last three years.

Mercy Johnson's Husband Dumps PDP

Mercy Johnson's husband has quit PDP. Prince Odi Okojie who ran for Deputy governor of Edo State in 2016 under the party has now officially dumped the party. He shared the official letter of his resignation on his instagram page. Just this morning, Atiku also dumped APC.

Bilyamin Mohammed's Divorced Wife Mourns Him

The divorced  wife  of  Bilyamin Mohammed Bello, Amina Bala Shagari has mourned the death of her former husband. Bilyamin was stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda in his sleep. Taking to Facebook to mourn him yesterday, she wrote;

"Will love you always .you would have been 36 today .may Allah rest your beautiful soul as people continue to say your name everyday.

you were the kind of person to leave that kind of impact in your wake and slumber .im sorry we drifted apart i wanted you to have peace .

Photos: Maryam Sanda Weeps As She Arrives Court

Maryam Sanda who allegedly stabbed her husband to death was seen weeping this morning as she arrives court. See another photo of her shielding her face away from the press below..

Nurse Leaves Own Wedding To Tend To Patient Still Wearing Her Bridal Gown

 A dedicated nurse left her own wedding reception to tend to a patient - while still wearing her bridal gown .

Yazmin Dominguez had just said her vows when she was alerted to an urgent medical problem with one of her patients.

She made her excuses to her new husband and guests and rushed to the patient's bedside.

The man's name and condition were not reported, and it was not clear why he suddenly needed Mrs Dominguez rather than any other nurse.

Miley Cyrus Sparks Pregnancy Speculation As She Cradles Stomach In Birthday Snap

Miley Cyrus fans are losing it big time after the star uploaded a birthday snap it which is looks like she could possibly be pregnant.

The singer turns 25 today, and shared her excitement with her followers by posing under balloons which spelt out her name.

But it was the cradling of the stomach which she attempted to conceal in an over-sized T-shirt that's got fans convinced she's got a little bun in the oven.

"So close to b-day time! Stoked for a day full of Tofurkey & loved ones! Ain't it ironic? #VeganTurkeyBaby," she teased of the gorging that lay ahead. But did her caption have a double meaning?

Oritsefemi's Wife Shows Off Four Cows They Will Be Killing For Their Wedding Tomorrow

Ortsefemi's wife, Nabila shared  the pictures of the four  cows they will be killing for her wedding tomorrow   on her Insta-story . 

'What is happening here? How many cows can you see? And there is still more coming" an excited Nabila said

FFK Congratulates Atiku For Resigning From APC

 Femi Fani-Kayode has taken to twitter to congratulate  former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, for resigning from APC  and welcomed him  back to the PDP.

South African Court Doubles Pistorius Sentence

South Africa’s Supreme Court increased Oscar Pistorius’ murder sentence on Friday to 13 years and five months after the state argued his original sentence of six years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was “shockingly lenient”.

Rights groups in a country beset by high levels of violent crime against women say Pistorius, a gold medal-winning athlete known as the “Blade Runner” for his carbon-fiber prosthetics, received preferential treatment compared to non-whites and those without his wealth or international celebrity status.

Pistorius was jailed in July last year after being found guilty on appeal of murdering Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013 in a case that attracted worldwide interest.

Mnangagwa Sworn In As Zimbabwe’s New President

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe's new leader, following Robert Mugabe's resignation this week after nearly four decades of rule.

Mnangagwa, the country's former vice president, swore an oath of office to serve as interim president until a leader is elected at the polls next year. He is expected to contest the election as well.

"I, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, swear that as president of the republic of Zimbabwe I will be faithful to Zimbabwe and obey, uphold and defend the constitution and all other laws of Zimbabwe," he said.

Fire Guts Katsina Customs Office

Some goods and vehicles seized by the Katsina Command of the Nigeria Customs Service were, yesterday, destroyed by an early morning fire that gutted part of the Command’s office in Katsina.

The Command’s Comptroller, Olusemire Kayode, who confirmed the incident during a briefing in the state, said the Command had been under threat and that the fire incident probably could be an act of incendiary and sabotage.

Woman Locks 13-Year-Old Girl Indoors With Biscuits, Travels Abroad

Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, rescued a 13-year-old girl, Nkechi Oseh, allegedly locked indoors by her madam, who travelled abroad, at their Adeniran Ajao Estate, Anthony, residence.

It was gathered that the woman, who works with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, left the girl with two packets of cabin biscuits to eat. Nkechi said whenever her boss travels and locks her in, she resorts to drinking water from the toilet.

According to her, she has been locked up at four different times since her uncle brought her from Igboju in Delta State.

 Nkechi is currently under the care of the child protection unit of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Lagos State, and Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has vowed to probe the case.

Graphic Photos: Ghanaian Woman Deeps Stepdaughter Into Hot Water Hurting Her Badly

A pregnant Ghanaian lady has been called out for forcing her 5-year old stepdaughter into hot water hurtig her bum, leg and other parts of her body. A concerned Facebook user who cried out says, the lady is at the moment in the comfort of her home after the matter was reported to the police. She is crying out because the little girl was kept at home with the medical treatment for three weeks and now she has an infection. She also wants justice for her.  The photos below will really really break your heart.

It's Official! Atiku Abubakar Dumps APC

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and chieftain of the ruling progressives congress APC has resigned from the party. Mr Abubakar’s aide, Mr Paul Ibe, revealed this in a tweet this morning.

“H.E. @atiku has resigned from the All Progressives Congress,” the tweet read. Hmmm...

No Prison For Maryam Sanda Alleged Husband Killer

Maryam Sanda, alleged killer of her husband, Bilyamin Bello, has been spared, for now, of being remanded in prison by the police.

Anjuguri Manzah, spokesman of the FCT police command said the police did not demand prison remand for her because she is nursing a six month old baby.

Police said they have secured a court order to remand her for two weeks, after charging her at the High Court in the Jabi district of Abuja, with culpable homicide punishable under section 224 of the Penal Code.

“It should also be noted that this present charge is as a result of preliminary findings; at the end of investigations, additional findings will determine whether the current charge will be amended or whether other persons will be charged along with the suspect,” Manza said.

Man Faces Jail Term For Abandoning Wife, Twins In Hospital Over N239,100 Bill

A 45-year-old unemployed man, Godwin Onyelanesi, who allegedly abandoned his wife and newborn twins in a hospital, yesterday, appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court.

The accused, who resides on Afolabi Street in Abule Egba, Lagos, appeared before Magistrate A. O. Gbajumo over failure to provide a necessity of life and breach of the peace.

Gbajumo granted him bail in the sum of N20,000 with one surety in like sum after he admitted guilt.

The prosecutor, Sergeant Michael Unah, had said the accused committed the offence on August 28 at the Evangel Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos. Unah said the accused absconded after his wife, Glory, was delivered of a set of twins through Caesarean Section, CS, at the cost of N239,100.

Mel B Looks In High Spirits As She Jets Out Of LA With Hairdresser Pal

She recently reached a court settlement with her ex-husband after a bitter split. But Mel B looked carefree and cut a cheerful figure at Burbank Airport as she prepared to jet out of Los Angeles for Thanksgiving on Thursday with her hairdresser pal Gary Madatyan.

The former Spice Girls singer, 42, kept casual in a pair of grey and white sweats, teamed with a matching cropped tee for her flight.  Balancing on bright orange ankle-strap stilettos, the pink-haired starlet accessorized with a pair of large butterfly sunglasses.

Gary - whom Mel refers to as '#mybestie' on Instagram - wore an eye-catching sweater with a pair of scarlet lips baring teeth on the front.

Photo: Man Caught With 7 Human Skulls Wants Police To Hand Him Over To God

A suspected ritualist, caught with seven human skulls exhumed from a cemetery, has urged the Police to hand him over to God for divine punishment, because that is what he would do if anyone had exhumed the remains of his parents or relations for ritual purpose.

The suspect was among some suspected criminals paraded by the Kwara State Police Command yesterday, in Ilorin, the state capital.

The suspect, who identified himself as Olayinka Abbas Akeem, told Vanguard that he was lured into the business by his friend, Tunde a.k.a. Bante, who is now on the run.

Olayinka said the friend convinced him that the surest way to get rich is via money rituals, as that was what everybody was secretly doing to live a comfortable life.

Kaduna: After Insisting Over 21,000 Teachers Must Go, Over 40,000 Apply For Teaching Job In Kaduna

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday said that over 40,000 people have so far applied for teaching in public primary schools in the state.

The governor made this statement, following the planned retrenchment of 21,780 primary school teachers alleged to have failed a competency test conducted by the state government.

The government has since announced vacancies for about 25,000 new teaching positions and called for the replacement of over 20,000 teachers who failed the test.

The development drew the attention of the Nigeria Labour Congress, which responded by leading members of the Kaduna chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers to protest the state government’s move to sack the teachers. But El-Rufai insists the sack must go on. Unfortunately, the state just lost the commissioner who supervised the exercise.

Guard Collects N3K, Aids Assailant To Attack Family

A guard in the Isheri area of Lagos State has been arrested by the police for allegedly aiding an attack on a widow, Comfort Isong, and her daughter, Emmanuela Isong.

The unnamed guard was said to have collected N3,000 from the masked attacker, who subsequently stormed the victims’ residence on Oluwakemi Street, Isheri Oke, around 2am.

He was said to have stabbed Comfort and her daughter in different parts of the body and fled the scene.

Punch Metro learnt that some residents responded to a distress call from Emmanuela and went after the assailant, while others rushed the victims to a hospital.

Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Defiling Daughter, 10

The police in Imo State have arrested a man, identified as Akarauwa Eke, for allegedly defiling his 10-year-old daughter.

It was gathered that the victim, who is a primary three pupil at Baptist Nursery and Primary School, Ihiagwa, in the Owerri West Local Government Area of the state, had been living with her father, along with her siblings, since her mother died in 2013.

Punch Metro learnt that nobody suspected anything until the victim refused to follow her father, who had come to her school to pick her.

A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the refusal of the child to follow her father home aroused the curiosity of the people around.

PDP: Bode George's Camp Also Fighting Makarfi

The Bode George for Peoples Democratic Party National Chairman Campaign Committee has called on the PDP Caretaker Committee to exercise its expected leadership role.

The group said the issue it raised recently had to do with what it “perceived to be an inadvertent abdication of responsibility by the present managers of the party, is totally without prejudice,” the group said.

In a statement issued on Thursday and signed by its Director General, Ibrahim K. Aliyu , the group said, “We harbour no malice. We intend no unnecessary enmity. Our intention is not to personalise what we observe as an obvious anomaly. Our insistence is that the caretaker committee must exercise equitable, fair and justifiable   leadership in ensuring that everyone has a sense of belonging and accommodation.

FG To Give Fresh N28bn Budget Support To States

The Federal Government has approved a fresh budget support loan facility for 35 states across the country. Each of the states will get N800m, totalling N28bn to meet their salaries and other obligations.

The Minister of Budget and National Planning,  Udoma Udoma, disclosed this to State House Correspondents yesterday at the end of a meeting of the National Economic Council presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Udoma said the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, had been directed to effect payments. Only Lagos State is not taking the loan.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

This TWEET By Omojuwa Is Everything


Ex Manchester City Striker Robinho Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison For S-xual Assault

The former Milan player has been found guilty of a group assault of a 22-year-old woman at a nightclub in 2013 by an Italian court

A court in Milan has sentenced Brazil international Robinho to nine years in prison for a group sexual assault, according to Italian state news agency ANSA.

The former AC Milan and Manchester City forward has been convicted of being one of six people involved in the assault of a 22-year-old woman at a Milanese nightclub on January 22, 2013.

Robinho played for Milan between 2010 and 2015. He is currently with Atletico Mineiro and made his last appearance for the national team against Colombia in January.

Pictured! 86-Year-Old Woman Robs Bank At Gunpoint

An 86-year-old woman has been arrested after police say she robbed a bank at gunpoint in University City on Tuesday afternoon.

University of Pennsylvania police responded to a robbery call at the TD Bank at 3735 Walnut St. around 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

The staff at the bank told officers the woman, identified as 86-year-old Emily Coakley, demanded $400 while displaying a gun.

Police arrested Coakley without incident and recovered a revolver. Coakley has been charged with aggravated assault, robbery and other related offenses.