Saturday, September 12, 2015

No Nigerian Died In Mecca Mosque Tragedy, But 3 Were Wounded

Luckily for Nigerian Pilgrims currently in Mecca, only 3 Nigerians were affected in yesterday’s disaster that happened in a Mecca mosque when a crane crashed into a praying crowd.

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria disclosed this to journalists but said the names of the victims will not be made public. He only gave a clue that two were from Kaduna and the 3rd is from Gombe State. He said the victims are currently receiving treatment at the holy land.

As of today, it has been said that 103 people died in the accident, while over 200 were wounded.

Founder Of AllNurses.Com & Entire Family Found Dead In Multi-Million Dollar Home In Apparent Murder/Suicide

The founder of AllNurses.com, his wife and their three children have been found dead in their home in an apparent murder-suicide. The bodies were found scattered throughout the large house in an upscale neighborhood in Minnetonka, Minnesota on Thursday afternoon.

The deaths appeared to be a multiple murder-suicide, South Lake Minnetonka interim Police Chief Mike Siitari said. He declined to name the family, but records show the multi-million dollar home was owned by Brian Short who owned AllNurses.com.

The couple were blessed with three children: Cole, 17, Madison, 15, and Brooklyn, 14, who all attended a nearby high school. Continue...

Omoni Oboli Releases Stunning Pics Of Herself

She released the pictures today on her blog. See more photos after the cut.

After Spending 13 Days In Kidnappers Den, Vanguard Columnist Released

Donu with the Rivers CP, Mr Musa Kimo at her PH residence after her release (right)

It is not even about the days now, but that she has finally been released. The Vanguard columnist, who was kidnapped about two weeks ago, has regained her freedom midnight. Donu Kogbara was released in the middle of the night before finding her way home.

It will be recalled that the columnist was kidnapped on August 30th at her Nkpogu residence in her CRV jeep. The State Governor, Wike Nyesom kicked against the kidnap and promised Donu will return safely.The police commissioner also made the same promise with additional pleas from the international community before she was finally set free hours ago.

Donu also works for BBC, Channel 4, and the Mail. She has been writing for Vanguard for the past 30years.

Mercy Aigbe’s Outfit To Her Father-In Law’s Burial

The actress is attending her father-in law’s burial, Pa Johnson Adedeji Gentry today.

Photos: When Toke Makinwa Also Played With Snakes In NYC

The snake won’t hurt, but how many of you will still risk it? lol

65-Year Old Woman Flogged 12 Strokes For Practicing Witchcraft (Pictured)

A 65 year old woman in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto has been flogged twelve strokes as punishment for allegedly practicing witchcraft.

The victim, Zainab Labbo, according to some residents in an interview with Jourlistsa, was flogged at the palace of the District Head, in response to a complaint lodged against her by a daughter-in-law.


It was said that victim’s daughter-in-law had lodged a complaint before the traditional ruler, alleging her mother-in-law of aiding her son through diabolical means to maltreat her. The residents revealed that the palace authorities summarily tried the accused and found her guilty of the allegation leveled against her and was flogged.

Meet 6-Year Old Transgender Twin, Who Was Born A Male But Wants A Life Of Female At 2!

Mia Cowley is your usual happy little girl, running around her garden with twin brother Moses. But the six-year-old hasn’t always been this way. For Mia only truly arrived into the world at Easter- until then she was Max.

Now, as one of Britain’s youngest transgender children, she grins from behind her purple glasses and says simply: “God just made me muddled up.”

The youngster’s family are speaking out to help others who may be going through the same situation and not know what to do.

Army Captain Jailed For Raping House Guest As His Future Wife Slept In Next Room - But She Stands By Him

An army captain who raped a house guest and then claimed she used one of his sex toys has been jailed - but his new wife is standing by him. Daniel Howard, 29, was jailed for seven years after carrying out the attack as his then fiancée slept in the next room.

His victim bravely appeared in the court room and shared her terrible ordeal. She told the Royal Army Medical Corps officer: "This will always be part of my life, and I will have to learn to deal with it."

Howard, who married his wife last month, had denied carrying out the attack at his flat in February last year. His barrister told the court his wife and in-laws are standing by him, but his military career is in ruins. Continue...

Paul Okoye Shows Off The Finishing Of His New House In Atlanta (Photos)

Paul who made the announcement on instagram about the said house, says it was only God who could have made it possible. And NO, Peter does not have a share in this, it's for only Paul. See more photos after the cut. Big congrats to him and more to come.

Photo: NDLEA Arrests Notorious Drug Baron At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it had arrested a suspected notorious drug baron, Azubuike Odugwe, over unlawful importation of 1.025kg of cocaine.

The Agency’s Spokesman, Mitchell Ofoyeju, said in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the arrest was made during inward screening of passengers on Emirates airline flight from Dubai.

It said that Odugwe was found with wraps of powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

Photo: Fake Channels TV Reporter Nabbed In Lagos + The Iyabo Ojo Connection

Everyday for the thief one day for the owner, so they say. A 33-year-old father of one, identified as Adeshina Adams, who had been allegedly parading himself as a staff of Channels Television has been arrested by the Police in Lagos.

It was gathered that Adams has been impersonating as a staff of Channels TV, covering events on behalf of the television station and defrauding unsuspecting people of their hard-earned money.

Crime Alert gathered that for some time now, the management of the popular television station received complaints from people who had been victims of the suspect’s nefarious activities.

Etcetera Talks About Bad Social Media Manner

You’re driving down town and find yourself stuck behind someone going 15 mph below the speed limit. What’s your first thought? That guy needs to get off his cell phone!

You walk through an airport concourse and notice a man pacing back and forth, laughing out loud in a voice that bounces off the walls 30 yards away while he chats on his cell phone. You think, That’s why they have cell phones restrictions on flight.

Remember those days when you could go to a movie—or to church—and not worry about being distracted by ringing phones or by the white glow of someone texting a friend? Remember when meetings at work weren’t interrupted by phone calls or messages that people just had to accept or reply?

Giveaway…

The lucky numbers for today would be 204 and 592. 

I am sorry I have to close the comment section here. It has been difficult uploading another post because of the traffic on this post. It has just been crashing.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Famous Islamic Cleric Kidnapped In Enugu

A famous Islamic cleric in the South East, Adam Idoko has been kidnapped. Idoko was kidnapped in the early hours of Thursday in his village, Ogrute Enugu-Ezike in Nssukka, Enugu State.

Idoko is also the Deputy Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, and the Chief Imam of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


Horror In Mecca As Crane Kills 65, Injures 154 In Mosque

At least 65 people have been killed and 154 wounded when a crane crashed into the middle of Saudi Arabia's Grand Mosque in Mecca earlier today.

It is believed the crane had been blown over by strong winds and storms, breaking part of the roof and causing rubble to fall on those praying below.

The Saudi Civil Defence authority have also confirmed the incident on Twitter. See more photos below.

Our Last Week Giveaway Winners Are...

Our last week giveaway winners are Adenike Olatunde and Blog Queen. Please send your details to ladunliadi@gmail.com so you can be credited. 

Niger Governor Uncovers N70bn Cash Withdrawals By Some State Officials

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State, Nigeria, has uncovered the withdrawal of N70 billion cash by a few officials from two bank accounts of Government House in the state.

He made this known while announcing the reduction of the state’s ministries from 23 to 14 in a broadcast on Thursday night, during which he also announced the reduction of the number of permanent secretaries from 54 to 25.

Bello further said the administration would pursue the issue of looted fund retrieval in line with regulations, adding that the committee on this issue had submitted its interim report.

25-Year Old Sentenced To 14-Years Imprisonment For Rape Today

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 25-year-old unemployed man, Ogboru Godspower, to 14 years imprisonment for defiling a 13-year-old daughter of his neighbour. The Chief Magistrate sentenced Godspower after he pleaded guilty to the offence.

“The accused is hereby sentenced to 14 years imprisonment to serve as deterrent to others and to reform him to be a law abiding citizen,” the judge said.

The prosecutor, Jimah Iseghede, had told the court that the offence was committed on Aug. 8 at Godspower’s residence. Iseghede said that the victim was going to take her bath when the accused waylaid her, removed her towel and defiled her.

“It was a neighbour who saw the accused in the act that alerted the whole house,’’ he said.

Another Huge Snake Found In A Lagos Estate (Photos)

Another huge snake has been found in a Lagos Estate, the lady who said it happened in her estate didn’t mention the place’s name but said this;

“This is the massive snake killed in my estate,few blocks from mine. Not in some holes or on the tree,right there on our road,almost entering a neighbour’s garage…hmmm. i think God is the one we should be paying our security fee. i dont know what they call it o but we azin WE#‎tongueout# had to kill it with a GUN…..AUUUUCHHH!!!”

Is every snake in Lagos now big?

Lagos Lady Who Wants To Be A Popular Actress Through Spiritual Means Duped

A middle aged woman, Gloria Sule, has been allegedly duped by a fake spiritualist, Francis Kalu, after she allegedly paid N2.1m to him to prepare charms for her to become famous in the Nigerian movie industry.

The incident, which happened in Lagos State, has pitched Gloria against Kalu after the charms failed.

Apart from allegedly defrauding her, Kalu invaded her privacy by stripping and bathing her under the false pretence of empowering her spiritually. Trouble started after Gloria discovered that she had been duped.

Tiwa Savage Shows Off Her Post Baby Bod Less Than 2 Months After Giving Birth


Man Branded A ‘’Nuisance’’ By Judge, Called ‘’Worst Own Enemy’’ By Lawyer In Lawsuit Against Him

You wonder why I used a picture of Nicki Minaj? Lol, here’s why.

A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to four months in jail for breaking an Anti Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) by repeatedly making non-emergency calls to 999 and pretending to be Nicki Minaj.

Stephen Brown, of Crumlin, Northern Ireland, was branded a “nuisance” by the judge at Antrim County Court, and was told his actions could lead to those who needed help from the emergency services not receiving it.

Venezuela Opposition Leader Jailed For Nearly 14 Years

Hardline Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been jailed for nearly 14 years on charges of inciting 2014 anti-government protests that turned violent, killing more than 40 people.

The ruling enraged opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro, who say Lopez is an innocent scapegoat. But it brought cheers from grassroots government supporters who view the US-educated activist as a dangerous conspirator.

After a marathon session at the heavily guarded Palace of Justice, judge Susana Barreiros ruled Lopez, 44, who was arrested in February last year, had masterminded the violence and street riots that erupted for three months.

Nigerian Governors Kick Against Death Penalty Suggested By Labour Union For Corrupt Govt. Officials

According Punch, some of their correspondents reached out to some State Governors to hear their views on the suggestion of the Labour Union that any Government official found guilty of corruption should be killed and their responses aren’t shocking anyway. Most of them said it is not right to take a life, but life imprisonment will be a better option. Hear Amosun's view, Fayose, Wike, Aregbesola, Mimiko, and a lot of other Governors too all after the cut. 

Boko Haram Threat? Army Floods Lagos Street, Ozumba Mbadiwe On Stand Still (Photos)

Men of the Nigerian Army are currently at Walter Carrington Crescent, where the American, British, Indian, France, German, Spain, Lebanon and so many other embassies are located.

At the moment, there is a stand still on Ozumba Mbadiwe which is the road leading to the street. No one or car is allowed to go into that particular street. This has caused a lot of traffic. The Army have not disclosed why they are there, but citizens have been discussing it in a low tone that it’s due to a boko haram threat. Officially, the reason for their action is still unknown. See more photos below.

Exercising Your Tongue Can Make You Stop Snoring- Researchers

A team of Brazilian and Colombian researchers have come out with a finding that by using a technique of oropharyngeal mouth and tongue exercises, you could reduce snoring by 36% in frequency and 59% in intensity.

Snoring is caused by vibrations of the tissues in the throat that relax during sleep and proceed to obstruct the pharynx. It can be accentuated by certain factors like sleeping on your back, taking alcohol or tobacco or even surplus weight.

So if you snore, below are some of the exercises you can do with your mouth and tongue to stop it.

Nigerian Labour Union Wants Corrupt Govt. Officials Killed As Penalty

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and civil society have advocated capital punishment for corrupt officials as practised in China and India, insisting that the campaign against corruption must be intensified and sustained.

They made this call at a joint press conference in Abuja addressed by the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, and TUC President, Bobboi Kaigama to drum support for the anti-corruption crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari. They also held a rally yesterday to this effect.

While noting that the NLC was in support of whatever would address the issue of corruption in the country, including death sentence, NLC President said: “If such capital punishment can happen in China, India and South Africa, it can also happen in Nigeria; whatever measure that will address the issue of this mind-boggling corruption in the country, NLC will support it”.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Who Makes These Memes? Will You Still Smash?


Dabota Lawson Shows Us How She’s Hanging Out Tonight!!

She says;

Raise every bottle and cup in the sky
Sparks in the air like the fourth of July
Nothing but boss ladies out here tonight

Photos Of Yungsix At Naija FM This Morning

Kktbm artiste, Yung6ix was at Naija Fm this morning where he was a guest at the Morning Runs Show. Yungsix was interviewed by the hilarious trio; Godwin, Sabina and Ushbebe who run the show. The artiste talked about how he started, where he started from and how he will forever be grateful to his fans.

He also cleared the air about his famous club brawl; what led to it and how it was resolved the same night. His new song blessings where he featured Oristefemi is however making waves at the moment. See more photos after the cut.

Nigerians Named Highest Users Of Facebook In Africa

Nigeria has been ranked number one among countries in Africa as the major frontier-market for Facebook in terms of mobiles to like, share and upload content on the social network.

Nigeria has a monthly user of 15 million on Facebook, followed by Kenya with 4.5 million users in 30 days. The numbers, the first Facebook has published, show the two nations as important entry points in the continent of nearly one billion people.

Facebook’s head of Africa, Nunu Ntshingila, who disclosed this in a statement issued today said: “Mobile is not a trend; it’s the fastest adoption of disruptive technology in history of communication.”

The company noted that its “active user population in Africa grew 20 percent to 120 million in June from 100 million in September last year.


If Buhari Really Wants To Fight Corruption, He Should Start By Probing How His Campaign Was Funded- Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday described the nationwide anti-corruption protests of the organised labour as a mere jamboree.

The governor, who said “no political office holders can steal without the cooperation of the civil servants,” urged the labour unions, predominantly civil servants, to purge themselves of corruption.

He spoke while receiving the labour leaders, led by the Chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Raymond Ade-Adesanmi and Trade Union Congress, Ayodeji Ladeji, in his office in Ado Ekiti.

Fayose said, “No governor, minister or top political office holders can steal a penny from the treasury without the cooperation of the civil servants. We don’t write papers as politicians, but we only approve whatever the civil servants came up with.

Pastor Who Got Named In The Ashley Madison Hack Commits Suicide

I told you the hackers who claim they were trying to clean up the society were doing more harm than good. A US pastor has committed suicide six days after his name was exposed by hackers of the Ashley Madison adultery website.

Canadian police have said that at least two suicides were linked to the leak of 32 million customer profiles from the Canada-based site last month. It's not clear if John Gibson's death was one of them as police is yet to release details of the victims.

His wife, Christi Gibson however discovered her husband's body and a suicide note which chronicled his demons and his shame at being exposed in their New Orleans home on August 24.

Nigerian Gay Activist, Bisi Alimi Announces He Is Engaged

You already know he has a white boyfriend. Well he just announced they are engaged and will be getting married next year. See their engagement photo after the cut.

Bribery: Ghana Suspends 22 Judges

The hearing was held behind closed doors within the Supreme Court buildings

The Ghanaian Judicial Council has suspended 22 judges accused of bribery after they were captured on video. The Judicial Council is also said to be probing the conduct of 12 high court judges and several other court officials, who had been mentioned in the video.
  
A statement released by the council read; The council fully reckons that the perception or actuality of corruption in the judiciary undermines confidence in the institution and cannot be tolerated to continue in any shape or form, hence the need to act with utmost dispatch,’’ it said.

It further disclosed that the suspension would pave way for further investigation.

The video was recorded by undercover agents and released by an investigative journalist. The video however brought about calls for the sack of the affected persons. It has been described as the biggest scandal in the history of Ghana's judiciary.

Photos: Lagosians Beat Kai Officials After They Arrested & Beat Up A Recharge Card Seller

So today on Allen Avenue, some Kai officials picked up a standing recharge card seller, beat him up and forced him into their van. On-lookers who wondered why a guy selling recharge cards without a stand should be beaten and then forced to enter their van descended on the officials and also beat them up. Sensing they can’t over power the crowd they quickly rushed into their van and drove off. Unfortunately, there was a slow one among them and he was left behind. Trust angry Lagosians who weren’t satisfied with the beatings, they descended on him the more till other onlooker’s begged for his release. An LL reader who witnessed the scene sent in the photos.

Lol School Burglar Forced To Call 911 After He Got Stuck On An Elevator

A burglar who broke into a middle school this week, got stuck on an elevator and was forced to call 911 for help. The police say 19-year-old Michael Claude of Laurel broke into the school on Monday. He was riding down the hallways on a buffing machine before he got on the elevator. After he got stuck, Claude called 911 for help, and an elevator maintenance service was able to open the doors.

Claude was found wearing a Laurel letterman jacket that did not belong to him and was later arrested and charged with third-degree burglary, criminal mischief and theft. He was however released on $3,800 bond. When God wants to deal with you…

Man Presents 100 Miracle Babies For Expectant Couples! Will You Be Attending?

Don’t know why people are talking about this tho… he is so sure they will be hundred… oga ju

Governor Ambode To Receive Image Award At Hollywood Weekly Magazine Film Festival

According to E4PR, Egor Efiok, who facilitated the award, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on the 1st of November 2015, will be in Beverly Hills to receive a Hollywood Weekly Magazine Film Festival (HWMFF) Image Award. It’s their highest award category for outstanding individuals. The Governor will be honoured for his support for Nollywood and the Nigerian Entertainment Industry.

 Some members of the Professional Filmmakers Of Nigeria, PFN will also be honoured.

Why Every African Family Needs Horlicks

Good nutrition they say is an essential building block of human wellbeing. Dealing with global nutrition problems is paramount for achieving the United Nation’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). While the world is currently not on course to meet the global nutrition targets set by the World Health Assembly, many countries and other stakeholders are making good progress.

Solving malnutrition is complex and requires great efforts by all stakeholders. Of particular concern is the lack of accurate, timely information, as well as wide-reaching platforms to educate people across the continent.  Such a platform is particularly relevant at this time when Africa is experiencing a rapid transformation in information technology. Yes it is!

Woman Who Made KFC Inspired Cake Visits Ladun Liadi’s Blog

Now this is big to me. The woman who was featured on Dailymail and many other international websites yesterday for making a KFC family feast inspired cake visited the blog this morning after we featured her work yesterday here. Now this is huge to me. I saw the photos online, wrote my own words about it, and the baker still FOUND IT. Han han han, God is good. The traffic is mad we know, but on international level? Barely 24hours? Whoop Whoop… God is good….  #LoveMyBlog  See her comments after the cut.