Saturday, September 30, 2017

Lion Kills Attendant At Ibadan Zoo

The Oyo State Government has announced the immediate closure of Agodi Zoo, in Ibadan, the state capital. The government said this decision is based on the report received from the company managing it, AM & C, that one of the lions at the zoo had accidentally attacked one of the attendants, Mr. Hamzat Oyekunle popularly known as Baba Olorunwa, who later died from injuries sustained from the incident.

It will be the second time in 26 years that the state capital will witness a similar incident.

The first time, one Prophet Daniel Abodunrin who attempted to relive the Biblical story of Daniel in the lion’s den, was mauled by a lion at the zoological garden at the University of Ibadan.

Beyonce Steps Out For Dinner Date With Jay Z

Beyonce and Jay Z took some time off parenting duties last night to enjoy a low-key dinner date in New York. The superstar, who welcomed twins Rumi and Sir Carter back in June, looked chic in a simple yet sexy grey suede dress. She edged up the look with an animal print Louis Vuitton bag and a pair of clear heels.

The star, who was sporting extra long hair extenstions and a pair of sunglasses, kept her head down as she was escorted into a building by a pair of huge minders.

Kim Surrogate Pictured For The First Time

Kim Kardashian's surrogate has been pictured for the first time - with a visible baby bump. After the trailer for the latest instalment of reality juggernaut Keeping Up With The Kardashian confirmed she and Kanye West are expecting their third child - their surrogate was pictured in a California park.

The African-American is believed to be a Kim lookalike and a KUWTK "fanatic" - she is reportedly being paid $75,000 for her services.

Clad in a white shirt and jeans, the 27-year-old was spotted taking a casual stroll in the park before heading home.

Don't Bathe More Than Once A Week Says Designer Vivienne Westwood

Flamboyant fashion designer Vivienne Westwood revealed the secret of her eternal youth  only taking a bath once a week.

The 76-year-old queen of punk fashion let it slip after watching her husband Andreas Kronthaler's spectacularly idiosyncratic show at Paris Fashion Week.

Asked by reporters how she managed to look so young, Westwood smiled and said, "Don't wash too much."

"She only takes a bath every week. That's why she looks so radiant," said Kronthaler, who Westwood has described as "the world's greatest designer".

DR Congo Army Plane Crashes, 12 Dead

A military cargo plane crashed in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa on Saturday, killing its 12 crew members, the defence minister said.

"I confirm that a military aircraft crashed this morning," said Defence Minister Crispin Atama Tabe. "All 12 members of the crew died."

The Antonov transport plane had just taken off and had "several dozen people" on board, an airport source told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The plane went down in Nsele, about 100 kilometres to the east of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the source said.

Going Into Business Has Been My Best Decision -Dbanj

Popular Nigerian singer-songwriter, Oladapo Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, who has been dubbed one of Nigeria’s richest solo musicians, recently celebrated the first year anniversary of his CREAM platform.

In this interview with Premium Times, the Koko Master speaks about his foray into agriculture, giving back to the society as well as the direction of his career.

PT: Why did you establish CREAM platform?

Dbanj: CREAM platform was established to harness genuine creative talents across the genres of entertainment, arts and entrepreneurship in all the states of Nigeria.

Nigeria Health Workers’ Union Suspends Strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals, JOHESU, has suspended its nine-day-old strike. The union made the decision following a nine-hour meeting with the federal government in Abuja today.

The national chairman of the union, Biobelemoye Josiah, said the strike had been suspended “in principle”, as a NEC meeting of the union will be held on Tuesday to take the final decision.

He said that the union has reached an agreement with the Federal government and workers are to resume back to work on Wednesday.

The union embarked on a nationwide strike on September 20 to protest among other issues, salaries adjustments, promotion arrears, and improved work environment for its members.

Why I’m Backing Fayose For Presidency - FFK

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has explained why he is backing the presidential bid of the governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose.

Mr. Fayose had on Thursday in Abuja formally declared his intention to run for president in 2019 on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The governor, who will complete his tenure in 2018, said he joined the race in order to tackle the myriad of problems confronting Nigeria and also engender the unity of the country which he said was being threatened by nepotism, religious bigotry and favoritism of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

In a statement sent to Premium Times on Saturday, Mr. Fani-Kayode, who was one of the prominent members of the PDP that spoke at the event, said he was backing Mr. Fayose because of his courage, frankness and conviction.

Kalu Opposes Nigeria’s Breakup Wants Restructuring

Former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, has expressed opposition with Nigerians agitating for the division of the country.

He called for restructuring as panacea to solving the problems facing the country.

Mr. Kalu made the remark on Friday in a paper he presented at a public lecture organised by the Department of Social Sciences, University of Calabar.

In his paper, entitled: “Devolution of Powers and the Future of Nigeria,’’ Mr. Kalu insisted that the only acceptable solution for Nigeria’s problems remained restructuring.

Photos: Busty Ejine Okoroafor Wows In Bikini

Lol, Orezi and his boys dropped that #p*ssychallenge lyrics for someone like her o Lol. Who won't die for this. More photos...

Seyi Law Celebrates Daughter's Birthday With A BILLBOARD In Lagos [Photos]

We thought the almost 50 pictures were much until Seyi Law unveiled a NEW ONE. Tiwaloluwa, his daughter is one today and Seyi Law decided to also celebrate her using a bill board. More photos...

Independence: IGP Orders Massive Deployment Of Police Personnel

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered a massive deployment of Police personnel across Nigeria to ensure a hitch-free and peaceful celebration of Nigeria’s 57th independence celebration.

The police boss in a statement directed all Commissioners of Police in all states of the Federation and their supervising assistant Inspectors General of Police in charge of zonal commands to carry out the order, Channels tv reports.

The officers and men are to be drafted from the police mobile force, counter-terrorism unit, special police forces and force intelligence and investigation department, among others.

Pres Buhari's Birthday Message To Okorocha

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on his 55th birthday. The letter reads in part: ‘‘On this special occasion, I wish to commend Governor Okorocha’s leadership and commitment to the people of Imo State and the entire nation.

‘‘His philanthropy has touched many lives in states across the country, from the south to the north.

‘‘I also wish to express my deep appreciation to him for his support and commitment to the success of this administration.

‘‘Owelle Rochas Okorocha had the vision to look beyond ethnic bias and align his political interest and that of his people with that of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), even when many in his region did not have such foresight.

‘‘Happy birthday, Owelle Rochas Okorocha!”

Rihanna & Boyfriend Hassan Jameel Pictured During Late Night Dinner

Rihanna and boyfriend Hassan Jameel were spotted enjoying a romantic late night dinner at Park Chinois, Chinese restaurant in Mayfair in the early hours of yesterday. The pair turned heads after not being seen in public together for weeks.

The couple left the restaurant separately choosing not to be pictured together with Rihanna exiting out the back door at around 2am. She then sat in her car for half hour before Hassan left out of the front door of the restaurant a 2.35am.

Rihanna wore an all black, spilling her curves into a sweater and a mini-skirt, showcasing her pins. Two more photos...

Aww You Will Love This Photo Of Sai Baba

No doubt, he's completely healed now and APC UK celebrated him on twitter. We celebrate him too.

Video: Emma Nyra's #FortheDchallenge...

She's cancelling her tours for the d!ck, lol. #forthed!ckchallenge. Video after the cut...

Video: Orezi & Boys On DA BEAT For The P*ssy

Like this challenge is double wrong, but erm, I ran into it just now on IG, and oh well, I couldn't help but bring it here. It's the weekend let's grind slowly. Promise, you guys will enjoy this, you don't call me out.

Next - I bring you Emma Nyra's version of hers for the D!ck... it's just a challenge people and it's funnnn.. Enjoy the video below...

10 Beautiful Photos Of Tiwa, Seyi Law's Daughter As She Turns One

You know Seyi is obsessed with his daughter, but really you can't blame people when they are obsessed with their kids. They all have a personal story to tell for what they do. It's just personal. So Seyi Law's daughter, Tiwa is ONE today and Seyi has almost 50 photos to celebrate her special day. Here are 10 beautiful ones we chose from his Instagram just to celebrate beautiful Tiwa too.
Happy birthday to her.

Lebanese Expatriate, 3 Others Arraigned For Theft

A 46-year-old Lebanese expatriate and an employee of a water engineering firm, Lana  Engineering Limited, Mr Antoine Alromi was on Friday, arraigned before an Abakaliki Magistrate Court over alleged theft of 5 KVA transformer valued at N7m.

Also arraigned before the court presided over by  Olughu Nnachi  were three other accused persons of Nigerian national. They are Offia Amaechi (25), Malachi Ogbodo (39), and Gregory Ndukwu (42).

According to the Charge No MAB /765/2017 between the Commissioner of Police Vs 4 accused persons, it reads, “That you Antoine Alromi (m) and Offia Benjamin (m) and other at large sometimes in the month of July 2017, at Abakaliki, in the Abakaliki Magisterial District, did conspire among selves to commit felony to wit stealing and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 516 A of the Criminal Code , Cap 33 vol 1, Laws of Ebonyi State 2009.”

Lets Throw It Back For PSquare...

In the midst of their fight, at least before their mentors talk some S into them, let's enjoy their joint effort. This was a jam back then. The audio and the video, it was 'adouble jam' and it features ALAYE. By the way, it's on repeat here, and I am sure, it's going to be like this till mid day... Enjoy!

'Ego' Sensation, Djinee Says He Is Not In A Relationship, Neither Is He Married

Granted he is not among the current happening musicians in Nigeria today, Djinee was able to worm his way into so many hearts and became a celebrity just as soon as he released his hit song, ‘Ego.’

He is also known for his great voice and lovely delivery of love songs. But as much as he sings such R‘n’B, many do not even know that Djinee has yet to get married, he is not even in a relationship (according to him), let alone being married.

Speaking to Saturday Beats about his love life, he said, “A doctor cannot treat himself. Currently, I am single and there is no love item in my life. It is not a must to be in a relationship. I can be preaching about love through my songs and carry it into the kingdom but it just might be that God has designed it that I would not see that kingdom. The job we do is a tough job. I would be easily distracted. Some people can manage the stress but I cannot and I am being honest. I have been single for a while and I have tried to be in relationships but it just did not work out. I like women. I’m lucky to have parents that don’t pressure me about marriage. As an Edo guy, they don’t put pressure on me, besides, if the pressure comes and I hurriedly get married, they would not be the one to live with the person.”

His Time Was Up! Brit Who Survived Hurricane In US, Is Killed In Accident Days After Returning Home

A tragic holidaymaker who survived the devastating Hurricane Irma has died in a motorbike crash just a week after he came home.

Jamie Thomas was staying at a villa in Kissimmee, Florida, when the Category Five storm struck on September 10.

The 28-year-old helped board up the property and reassured friends and family that he was safe amidst the devastation.

Jamie returned to the UK on September 17 but died a week later when his motorbike struck a horsebox near his home in Gloucestershire.  What are you going to say about this?

Python Trying To Swallow Dog Killed [Photos]

Apparently the Python killed the dog for a meal, and as he was about swallowing it, he was caught, harmed and killed. A Facebook user shared the photos yesterday, saying it happened at his backyard.

Psquare Fight Is A Publicity Stunt- Keke Ogungbe

Oh well... Kenny Ogungbe aka baba keke says the OKoye brothers fight is nothing but publicity and anyone can quote him anywhere.He said this on his radio show during the week. Keke said;

“I am sure they have a massive show coming up in December and they are using this as a publicity stunt. They have over 100 songs and people who called us on the radio within 15 minutes, requested for about 29 of their songs.

“If you are breaking up after recording about 100 songs, will you break up to record another big song as a solo artiste? At what age? How many songs are they going to release that would be up to what they have released already? At what age do they want to do that when people are interested in listening to songs released by younger artistes? Quote me anywhere that I said it is a game. In the video that was released online, Paul said it was a shame to Peter. It is a game (laughs). Quote me anywhere that I said that it is a game but if they don’t get back together, good luck to them,” he said.

Eedris Insulted Artistes Young Enough To Be His Children- D'banj

D'banj has spoken about the unexpected diss he received from Eedris Abdulkareem during his interview with an online tv. Though Eedris had called D'banj stupid for leaving Don Jazzy and also said he lacked talent and all he has is razzmatazz, D'banj says Eedris has not offended him, but it is upsetting to know that Eedris has been dissing artistes young enough to be his children.

Saturday Beats caught up with the Kokomaster during the one year anniversary of his initiative, CREAM, an acronym that stands for Creative, Reality, Entertainment, Arts and Music and he bared his mind on Eedris’ outburst.

He said, “At first, I did not see the video where Eedris spoke about me and initially, I thought it was something else till people sent me the video. I have seen different videos of him talking about different artistes that are young enough to be his kids. I would have thought that if he was such a role model, there were better ways he could pass his message across but I have nothing against him. I have nothing more to say about him. I feel people just have different ways of expressing themselves.”

Friday, September 29, 2017

Trump’s Health Secretary Resigns

Tom Price, President Donald Trump’s secretary of Health and Human Services, resigned after taking private and military jets at taxpayer expense while heading one of the U.S.’s largest government agencies.

Trump intends to designate Don J. Wright of Virginia to serve as acting secretary, effective at 11:59 p.m. on Friday. He currently serves as deputy assistant secretary for health.

Price, 62, quit after it was revealed by Politico that he took more than two dozen private flights at taxpayer expense as well as trips to Europe, Africa and Asia on military aircraft.

The HHS department’s Office of Inspector General launched an investigation, as did Congress. Price is the first cabinet secretary to leave the administration, though Trump’s volatile White House has already seen the departure of several top staffers.

N283m Fraud: Edo Govt. Sacks Perm Sec, Suspends 3 Others

The Edo State Government on Friday sacked a permanent secretary in the State Ministry of Youth and Special Duties, Osayuware Idahosa, and three other civil servants overallegation of padding the budget for the conduct of primary school examination to the tune of N283 million.

Mrs. Idahosa, who served as Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Education at the time the alleged fraud was committed, was referred to the State Civil Service Commission for appropriate action.

The decision was the outcome of an extraordinary session of the State Executive Committee meeting, headed by the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, in Government House, Benin City.

These 'Imo State's Marriage Lists' Will Leave You Speechless.....

It's like the guy will be the one to feed the entire family for 3 years for asking for their daughter's hand in marriage. Omo, issa ghen ghen thing, they even asked him to pay N1000 for the cost of printing the lists. Honestly, things are happening o. My Imo people I hail, you know say na one love. Lol. See full lists below...

Damilola Adegbite Wasn't Submissive, Chris Attoh Speaks More On Marriage Crisis

Oh dear! Chris Attoh is speaking more on his crashed marriage. Speaking to Bola Ray on Starr Chat, Chris says Damilola wasn't submissive in their marriage. He says;

“A woman who does not submit to the husband and trust his instincts is not going to be successful in marriage. I think that we have forgotten about the fundamentals of marriage. When you love someone, it’s important to be able to forgive, respect and submit.”

“As a woman you need to trust the captain of the ship. It’s truly important if you want peace in your home. If you are a Christian, it is your bible that will take you through your wedding days. Everything happens for a reason. I have a beautiful baby boy, a wealth of experience and a lot of work to do”, Chris said.

Photos: What She Wants Vs What She Got

People are wicked!!!

All Nigerian Teachers To Undergo Mandatory Computer-Based Test – TRCN

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, met in Enugu State on Thursday to review ways of improving the registration and training of teachers in the South-east.

Part of its resolution was a mandatory computer-based for all teachers before they are registered, an official said.

In a statement issued by the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Council, Josiah Ajiboye, the council expressed concerns over the decline of quality in teachers across the country.

Army Kills Boko Haram Food & Logistics Suppliers

The Nigerian Army on Friday said two Boko Haram food and logistics suppliers were ambushed and killed at Malamti village in Guzamala Local Government Council of Borno.

Timothy Antigha, a colonel and deputy director, Army Publication Relations, 8 Division, made the disclosure in a statement issued to newsmen in Maiduguri.

He said the troops recovered ammunitions, food items, consumables and animals from the insurgents.

He said troops of the 242 Battalion of 8 Task Force Division had intensified campaign to deny the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin freedom of action and access to logistics within its area of responsibility.

Infection Added To The 'Fast Death' Of Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner started having serious back issues about 2 years ago, and it was all downhill from there as far as his health was concerned.

Sources close to the Playboy founder say  he already had back problems in his late 80s, but it got much worse when he got an infection. It was so debilitating for Hugh, he could barely walk without assistance and was bedridden soon after.

That's when his public appearances became extremely rare.  One of his last was at the Mansion in May 2016 to announce Playmate of the Year, Eugena Washington.

Hugh was surrounded by his sons Marston and Cooper, his daughter Christie and 2nd wife, Kimberley Conrad when he breathe his last.

Man To Die By Hanging For Killing Father With Gun

A Plateau State High Court on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Ponjul Yakubu, to death by hanging, for shooting his father to death.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice A.I. Ashoms gave the sentence after he found Yakubu guilty of a one-count charge of culpable homicide, punishable with death under section 221 of the Penal Code.

“Going by the findings of this court, you, Ponjul Yakubu, mercilessly took the life of your father, Domsing Yakubu, in cold blood.

“You have, however, shown remorse and appeared sober throughout your trial; however, this sentence is mandatory as the law states that any person convicted of murder shall be punished with death by hanging.

Chyna's Days Of Getting $20k A Month From Rob May Be Numbered

Rob Kardashian is broke and the money he's paying Blac Chyna for child support is being fronted largely by the Kardashian family, TMZ reports.

Recall Rob has agreed to pay Chyna $20k a month in support, although some of the money is going directly to nannies.

Chyna was holding a domestic violence restraining order over his head -- which could ruin his chances of getting 50/50 custody and part of the deal was that she'd drop it in return for getting the cash. The Kardashians felt all along Chyna's motivation was money.

You Might Not Like Dino Melaye But He's Going To Be Honoured At The Independence Heroes Awards 2017

The Face of Independence Heroes Awards is billed to hold on Thursday, September 30th, at Sheraton Hotels, Abuja.

With Nigeria's First as a theme, this year’s event, which is the 7th edition, would honour people who have positively impacted in the country.

Organised by Face of Independence Agency, the awardees include the Immediate Past Solicitor General of the Federation, Alhaji Abdullahi Ahmed Yola OON, Senator Dino Melaye, Senator Philip Aduda, Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Mike Okiro, Kanu Nwankwo, Tunde
Ogunsaki and other dignitaries.

Project Director, FOIN, Catherine Eriom in a statement made available to us explained that the awards, which cut across over 15 categories, would be given to selected nominees for their contributions to development in the country.

INEC Fixes Feb. 16, 2019 For Presidential Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, February 16, 2019 for the presidential and National Assembly elections.

The electoral body made the announcement via its official Twitter handle, stating that the election is exactly 505 days away from yesterday.

Photos: Adaeze Yobo Obsessed Over Daughter

Lol, Adaeze has a daughter now and she won't let us rest, lol. No, it's not that motherhood freaks her, it's her 3rd, but she is excited she finally has a GIRL. Infact one of her followers had accused her of being unfair to her boys and Ada asked what her definition of unfair is, because she sees nothing wrong in loving her daughter. Now she has posted a photo, 1st above and says;

'How did I survive without you? 😍 I'm obsessed ❤' 

She also posted another, 2nd photo above and says; My handbag 😍 can't wait for her to grow up 👭 #bestieforeve.

Do we blame her? NO!

Obasanjo Admits Buhari's Administration Has Been Slow, Also Speaks On Biafra

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised the slow pace at which the present administration of Muhammadu Buhari is taking to fulfill its promises to Nigerians.

The former president said this in an interview with African Arguments magazine, and stressed that President Buhari had not done enough for Nigerians especially in employment creation for the youth.

”All youth in Nigeria have legitimate reasons to feel frustrated and angry. Buhari has made some announcements. He has tried to keep on going in the area of agribusiness, but not enough. It is not yet enough to prepare the ground for uninhibited growth of the economy, which we need,” Mr. Obasanjo said.

He said the president can do more to empower the youth and advised that if youth empowerment, skill acquisition, youth employment, and education are provided, “the ticking bomb of possible youth explosion out of restiveness and anger will subside.”

Dad Who Raped His Girls, Made His Sons Fight Each Other & Disfigured Wife Is Jailed 30 Years

A sadistic dad who raped and abused his children for two decades has been jailed for 30 years. The 50-year-old used "hateful and extreme" violence to terrorise his own children and made sure they kept silent about the sickening sexual abuse which he carried out, the court heard.

He raped his daughter, beat his wife savagely and made the children clean up her blood, Cornwall Live reports.

The dad was branded a 'manipulative sadist' by Judge Robert Linford as he was jailed for 30 years at Exeter Crown Court yesterday.

He denied the charges but was found guilty of five counts of rape, 11 of indecent of sexual assault, one of wounding and 14 of child cruelty.

Man Whose Face Was Ripped Off By A Tiger While He Slept Now Eager For A New One After 23 Years

A man whose entire face was ripped off by a tiger as he slept has finally spoken out after 23 years of "hiding behind a mask".

Hashmot Ali, 45, was left severely disfigured after he was savaged by the animal while out on a boat in the mangrove forests of Bangladesh.

The dad-of-three has lived a life of seclusion since the attack, confining himself to his own village for fear of judgement from outsiders.

But now he will make an eight-hour journey to the country's capital of Dhaka in search of life-changing surgery.

Chinese Police Order Muslims To Hand In Copies Of Koran & Prayer Mats Or Face 'Harsh Punishment'

Chinese authorities are reportedly stepping up their campaign against Muslims in the north-western region of Xinjiang.

According to sources in the region, officials have been warning neighbourhoods and mosques that ethnic minority Muslim families are being forced to hand in religious items including the Koran and prayer mats.

They face severe punishment if they are discovered.

Fayose Must Be Punished For His Presidential Declaration Against PDP's Wish- Kashamu

Wait, is this how friendship turn sour? So Senator Kashamu is also among those who feel what Governor Fayose did yesterday was wrong and anti party. Kashamu wants him punished calling him a desperate person, but however believes he can't smell the number one office in the country. Kashamu's press statement...

“Fayose seeks to further widen the ethnic divide in our country, cause resentment against our great party and tragically bring the party into disrepute. Although his so-called declaration is of no political consequence whatsoever, it is antithetical to the mood of the party and nation that someone who claims to be a party man could go against the decision of the party to zone the presidency to the north.

By 2019, the south would have had the presidency for 14 of Nigeria’s 20 years democratic rule since 1999, with a southerner ruling for two terms back to back. It smacks of insensitivity and greed for anyone from the south to declare for the presidency so soon.  Continue...

Barack Obama Admits He Cried After Dropping Malia Off At Harvard

President Barack Obama has admitted to pulling a classic dad move, crying while dropping daughter Malia off on her first day at Harvard University. He recalled the experience in a speech at the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children in Delaware this week.

"For those of us who have daughters, it just happens fast," he told the audience. "I dropped off Malia at college, and I was saying to Joe and Jill [Biden] that it was a little bit like open-heart surgery."

Obama said he was able to hold it together in front of Malia, but lost it once he and wife Michelle left campus.