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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Morocco Plans To Spend $15.8Bn If It Gets 2026 Soccer World Cup

Morocco has proposed using 14 stadiums and budgeting to spend 15.8 billion dollars on infrastructure if it wins the right to host the World Cup soccer finals in 2026, the country’s bid committee announced at a news conference today.

But Morocco will not build any new stadiums for the tournament, preferring to renovate and modify existing venues and add temporary capacity to others, said candidature chairman Moulay Hafid Elalamy, who is also a government minister.

The North African country is up against a joint bid from Canada, Mexico and the United States when world soccer governing body FIFA’s member countries decide in Moscow on June 13 who will host the tournament eight years from now.

Kebbi Marries Off 100 Widows, Divorcees

The Kebbi Government today married off 100 widows and divorcees in a mass wedding held in the palace Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Samila Mera.

The marriages were arranged by the state and Argungu Local Governments to reduce the number of women, widowed or divorced, left to fend for themselves and their children.

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi commended the efforts of the emir and the local government for the initiative and urged parents to respect the marriage institution as it was a way to reduce single women in the society.

Obiano, Sworn-In For Second Term In Office

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State and his Deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke have been sworn-in for second term in office. Obiano and Okeke accompanied by their wives were sworn-in by the Anambra State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi, at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka.

Addressing the people, Obiano said that the state was on another journey of remarkable achievements. The governor assured the people that his second tenure would witness improvement in the provision of infrastructure, entrepreneur and agriculture.

“As we have commenced another journey of four years, we will install CCTV cameras to further improve security across the major cities. We will dualize major roads in Nnewi and Onitsha and transform Awka to 21st century modern city,’’ he said.

Hacker Who Gave Up Wikileaks Source Dies

Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37.

In online messaging conversations, Manning confided in him, describing confidential military material Manning had sent to Wikileaks.

Wikileaks published the video of a US helicopter strike that killed seven people, including a journalist working for the Reuters news agency.

Meghan Markle's 'Semi-N*de' Photos Splashed On The Internet

Two or three years ago, when I see a thing like this, I just say, 'aww this is why it's good for a lady to live a decent life, and not in anyway take n3de photos, bla bla', but today, I have a different view, lol. Why is it that it is when someone tries to break a boundary that another person will stand up and send some 'evil' people her gossip/n3de photos just for them to smash on the internet to spoil her joy? I now call them KILL JOY. Awon wicked jealous souls... How come these wasn't posted years back, now with her wedding on the way to a Prince this comes out? Ha! AIYE LE...

36-year-old Markle is now the latest victim of a n3de photo hack after topless pictures of her appeared on Celeb Jihad, a website known for leaking private and often s3xual celebrity content.

The website posted four photos which appeared to show Markle half-naked. Celeb Jihad claimed that the pictures were a “preview” of the many n3de photos that the website has of Markle. The website threatened to release the rest of the photos unless the United Kingdom and Kensington Palace met their demands, including the abdication of Queen Elizabeth II.

Between Halima Abubakar & Susan Peters On IG

Halima Abubakar has openly called out fellow actress, Susan Peters on Instagram and even going as far as warning the actress not to comment on her page again! Halima had made a post saying, people shouldn't forget to check on their 'strong' friends, ('strong' in this term means 'sick', you know most of us are guilty of that ). Then Mercy Johnson quickly commented saying Halima should call her.

Susan Peters who thinks she can jump on the 'joke' also commented in Hausa (we can't translate), but Halima got upset and asked her in English language, 'what is funny? you never called me in two years even when i almost died, I greet you too Susan'. Seeing that open insult, Susan couldn't take it, especially knowing she is older, so she gave it back to her; 'How do you call someone you can't reach? When you block someone. Don't go there!'

Then Halima came back 'Then don't comment on my page'. Susan fired back, 'You can unfollow me please'. Then Halima let it slide, knowing it is her page and she started the drama. We however can't say if that continued on the phone, or Mercy Johnson jumped into Halima's DM or that of Susan to caution them. Their munched conversation below...

11-Year Old Maid Who Murdered Boss' Son Arraigned

An 11-year-old house help, who allegedly killed a five-year-old boy by stabbing and strangulation, appeared on Friday, in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

The accused was brought before the court on a charge for murder. Her plea was not taken.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Ipaye-Nwachukwu ordered that the accused be taken to Girl’s Correctional Home in Idi Araba.

Earlier, Inspector Chinalu Uwadione told the court that the accused had committed the offence on March 10, at 6.30 pm, at Plot 702, Road 255, Abule-Ado, Festac.

Russia To Expel 23 UK Diplomats In Spy Row

Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in the UK. The Russian foreign ministry said staff from the UK's Moscow embassy would be expelled within a week.

It also said it would close the British Council in Russia, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St Petersburg. The move comes in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats.

They were ordered to leave over the incident on 4 March which the UK government has blamed on Russia - but which Russia denies.

The UK Foreign Office said in a statement that it had "anticipated a response of this kind" from Russia and the National Security Council would meet early next week to consider its next steps.

South Africa: Jacob Zuma Faces Corruption Trial

South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma is to face prosecution for 16 charges of corruption relating to a multi-billion-dollar arms deal.

The case centres on a 30bn rand ($2.5bn; £1.7bn) deal to modernise the country's defence in the late 1990s.

The charges - which Mr Zuma denies - include counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering.

Mr Zuma, 75, was forced to resign as president last month by his party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

Queen Approves Prince Harry & Meghan's Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s royal wedding is barely two months away and Queen Elizabeth has officially given the couple her blessing.

As fifth (soon to be sixth!) in line to the throne, Harry must obtain formal permission from the monarch (a.k.a. his grandmother) to marry under the Succession to the Crown Act. That permission was formally granted on Thursday via a letter from Buckingham Palace. Though the letter is formal, the Queen couldn’t resist dropping a few sweet words about her “dearly beloved” grandson — while also using the given names for both Harry and Meghan.

“My Lords, I declare My Consent to a Contract of Matrimony between My Most Dearly Beloved Grandson Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales and Rachel Meghan Markle, which Consent I am causing to be signified under the Great Seal and to be entered in the Books of the Privy Council.”

Ex-Beauty Queen Announces She Is Celibate

Ex-beauty Queen, Onyinye Ilechukwu has come on social media to announce she has gone celibate. Onyinye who is popularly referred to as Queen Somma, simple said she went celibate because Nigerian men can't do it.

'I have decided to remain celibate, since all the Nigerian 🇳🇬guys I have met can’t do it...,' she wrote.

Melaye Rejects Appeal Court Judgement Over Recall, Heads For Supreme Court

The senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has rejected the judgement of an Appeal Court on his recall process by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Senator Melaye, who faulted the judgement on Friday hours after it was delivered, vowed to appeal the ruling in the Supreme Court.

Following series of legal tussles between the lawmaker and the electoral body, the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal cleared the coast for INEC on Friday to continue with the recall process of Senator Melaye.

Ondo To ALSO Introduce Land Use Charge

The Ondo state government has chosen to follow closely the footsteps of Lagos State, by reviewing its land use charge in the state.

The state said there would be an amnesty for those who have not been paying, but implementation would commence as soon as inputs were received from those concerned.

The Lagos State government has been at loggerheads with residents over an increase in land use charges in the state. After several protests and marches, the Akinwumi Ambode-led government soft-pedalled and reduced the charges. However, activists insist only a reversal would suffice.

The Ondo State Government is however, treading with caution, choosing to hold meetings with property owners before introducing the new law.

50-Year Old Man Rapes Toddler To DEATH In Katsina

Wonders shall never end they say as a Caretaker, 50-year-old man lands in prison custody for raping his neighbors three years old daughter to death in Katsina State.

The incident was said to have happened in Funtua local government area of the state when Sani allegedly lured the victim to a nearby uncompleted building, closed her mouth and raped her.

The victim’s father, Ibrahim Abdullahi of Jabiri Quarters, Funtua, reported the incident at Central Police Station, Funtua on 12, October, 2017, leading to Sani’s arrest. Sani and the victim’s parents are residing in the same house in Funtua.

Friday, March 16, 2018

I Also Wept Over Benue- Pastor E.A Adeboye

The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has called for a halt to the mindless killings in Benue state and parts of the country.

The cleric spoke Friday, when he in the company of his wife visited Benue to console and pray for the government and people of the state over the killings by suspected herdsmen in the state.

Addressing the gathering before going into prayers, Pastor Adeboye explained that he did not visit the state much earlier before the President visited so as not to leave room for suspicion in the minds of politicians.

He said, “Benue state is very very close to my heart, I had felt every pain you people felt and I wept when I saw you weeping. But of course no man of God will see a mass burial anywhere and not feel the pains of the people affected.

Teacher Arrested While Writing JAMB For Brother

As the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, inches towards end on Saturday, a primary school teacher, Timothy Samson, has been arrested while impersonating his brother.

Mr Samuel Timothy, a 30 year old teacher, was picked up after the Eagle eyes of security personnel from the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and some personnel of JAMB detected that he was not a candidate of the examination he was writing at the Air Mass Computer Institute, in Madalla, Niger State.

He was said to have sneaked into the examination hall to write for his younger brother, Samson Samuel, said to be indisposed following a sudden sickness.

Wahala! Man Who Donated SUV To Church Tells Pastor I Want It Back Because Your Prophecy Didn't Come To Pass

The police in Bayelsa State, on Wednesday, arraigned a pastor before a magistrate in Yenagoa for allegedly obtaining an SUV under false pretence from a churchgoer.

Kingsley Abiekunogho, said to be an apostle and founder of God Is Able Mega Fire Ministry, at Opolo, Yenagoa, is accused of tricking one Jones Seiyefa to hand over to him, a Toyota SUV and N20, 000 in exchange for “spiritual breakthrough”.

During a church programme at God Is Able Mega Fire Ministry, in September 2017, a visiting pastor was said to have called out Mr. Seiyefa from the congregation and prodded him to donate his car and the money to the accused, with the assurance that God had wonderful gift for him.

800 APC Members Defect To PDP In Kwara

No fewer than 800 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara have defected  to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Vanguard reports.

Mr  Iyiola Oyedepo, the  Chairman of the PDP  in the state, received the defectors in Ilorin  today during the visit of  executive members of the party in the North Central Zone.

Dr Hanafi Alabere, who led the defectors from  Alanamu Ward in Ilorin West Local Government Area, said they were fed up with the APC.

Oyedepo, in his remarks,  told the visiting zonal executives that no notable member of the party had  defected to the APC since 2015. He described the defection of  Alabere and his  colleagues  as a pointer to the popularity of the PDP in the state.

Frustration Drove Me To Kill Ogun Pupils – 'Madman'

The suspected madman, Lekan Adebisi, who killed two pupils of St. John’s Anglican Primary School, Agodo, Ogun Waterside Local Government Area, Ogun State, has blamed his action on ‘frustration.’

Adebisi attacked and killed Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi on the school premises on Monday. Both pupils were said to be on lunch break when the suspect struck.

The suspected murderer was eventually apprehended on Wednesday in the bush through the combined efforts of a team of policemen assigned to the Ogbere Area Command led by Makinde Kayode, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, and some local hunters.

Shocking! 'Boko Haram' Terrorists Kidnaps 8 In Oyo

Some people suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, blocked a bus plying Igboho-Igbeti Road and reportedly abducted eight passengers from the bus.

According to a source, the armed men were said to have emerged from a bush at Old Oyo National Park, blocked the bus, ordered the passengers to alight and board another vehicle they parked by the roadside.

Before forcing the victims into the waiting bus, the armed bandits reportedly held them hostage in the bush for some minutes before they drove away with them.

Oh Dear! Court Approves Melaye's Recall To Go On

According to Sahara Reporters, the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ruled that the recall process initiated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recall Senator Dino Melaye from the Nigerian Senate has to be restarted after it was initially paused when the Senator filed an appeal against a Federal High Court ordering the recall to go on.

In a  unanimous decision this earlier today, the court dismissed the appeal filed by Melaye against the judgment of the Federal High Court delivered last year.

The appellate struck out the suit filed at the court on the ground that there was no cause of action and the federal high that initially adjudicated the case lacked jurisdiction and ought not to have entertained the case in the first place.

He No Even Send Us Sef! RRS Commander Reacts To Man Caught Smoking Ganja [Photos]

Lmao... RRS Commander Tunji Disu is just like everyone of us after all, lol. Police are humans, LMAO. So RRS commander posted these photos of a man they caught smoking Ganja at a criminal hideout during a police raid, and while he was caught in the act, Papi kept smoking the shit despite police were taking his photos, lol. Ofcourse he was whisked away! What will you say to this?

Photos: Woman Looks Unrecognisable After Dropping FIVE Dress Sizes

A chocoholic who ballooned to 17 stone after gorging on fast food now looks unrecognisable after dropping FIVE dress sizes. Amy Wilson said some days she would just eat chocolate and she wouldn't think twice about eating junk food and ready meals.

But now the 27-year-old has slimmed down to a trim 10 stone after nearly two years of healthy eating.

Amy, from Stapenhill, Burton-on-Trent, said she had always had a problem with her weight from a young age, but had never tried to lose it until her best friend asked her to be her bridesmaid! Two more photos...

4 Dead As Bridge Collapses Near Florida University

At least four people have died when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University.

At least eight cars were crushed under the bridge and at least nine people were transported to hospitals for treatment, authorities said.

"The most important thing we can do right now is pray for the individuals who ended up in the hospital, for their full recovery, and pray for the family members who lost loved ones," Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday night.

France Issues Arrest Warrant For Saudi Princess

A French judge has issued an international arrest warrant for the daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz in relation to an attack by her bodyguard against a worker in her Parisian flat.

Princess Hassa bint Salman is the sister of the powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and is wanted for questioning related to armed violence, kidnapping, theft and death threats that a member of her security team is accused of.

The warrant, comes at a sensitive time in French-Saudi relations.

Under former president Francois Hollande, France nurtured closer ties with Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states, in particular Saudi Arabia, due to its tough stance on Iran in nuclear negotiations.

Wike Vows To Sign Death Warrant Of Cultists

Rivers State Governor, Nysom Ezenwo Wike on Thursday vowed to sign the death warrant of cultists convicted to have killed people during their operation without hesitation or looking back.

Wike spoke after signing three bills into law at the State House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The bills are the controversial Rivers State Neighbourhood Watch Safety Corps Law No.8 of 2018; the Rivers State Secret Cult and Similar Activities (Prohibition) (Amendment) Law No.6 of 2018 and the Rivers State Kidnap (Prohibition) (Amendment) No.2 Law No.7 of 2018.

Wike said that the laws were necessary to enhance security across the state.

Donald Trump Jr.’s Wife Reportedly Files For Divorce

Donald Trump Jr.’s wife has reportedly filed for divorce. Vanessa Trump married Trump Jr. in 2005 and have five children.

The reasons for the divorce filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court were not clear. The divorce was listed as “uncontested,” indicating the split was amicable.

Trump Jr., 40, has been traveling extensively while running his father’s business with his brother, Eric.

Lagos CP Begs Ambode To Declare State Of Emergency On Cultism

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, on Thursday appealed to the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to declare a state of emergency on cultism.

He also said the state House of Assembly should be prevailed upon to propose stiffer punishment for cultism, decrying the recruitment of primary school children into various cult groups in the state.

Edgal spoke at Badagry while receiving 139 youths, who renounced their membership of various cult groups and surrendered arms, ammunition in their possessions.

According to Edgal, the police will adopt the carrot and stick approach in tackling cultism, describing the vice as an instigator to other violent crimes.

Two Bombers Die In Failed Borno Attack

Two suicide bombers died on Wednesday as they tried to infiltrate Alikaramti, near Giwa barracks in Maiduguri, Borno State

A statement by the police spokesman, Joseph Kwaji, said the bombers were intercepted by security operatives.

The bombers detonated their Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), killing themselves.

Nine others however sustained injuries.

Ex-Police Chief Arebamen Dies In His Sleep

A former Lagos State Police Commissioner Young Arebamen is dead. Arebamen died in his sleep on Wednesday at his Ikoyi, Lagos home after a brief illness.

The late police chief’s first son, Ose confirmed his death saying, “My father died in his sleep. He was sick briefly and was recuperating before he died. He passed on on March 14, around 10 p.m.

“Before he went to bed, he took some soup. I will say his death was peaceful. We have not made burial arrangements yet. We are still meeting. Further actions will be communicated.”

He was 72.

Ibadan Community Protests Eight-Year Blackout

Over 100 residents of Lalupon community in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, yesterday staged a sit-out protest against the Federal Government, the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Oyo State government and the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) for eight years of blackout.

The protesters, including senior citizens, elders, community leaders, traders, artisans, market men and women and children, sat in the sun for more than six hours at the entrance to the community town hall.

The residents said they had been in darkness in the last eight years, despite their efforts to reverse the situation.

Lagos Govt Slashes Land Use Charge

The Lagos State government yesterday announced a 50 per cent downward review for commercial properties and other waivers on the Land Use Charge (LUC) it introduced last month.

This followed the public outcry against the law.

Commissioner for Finance Akinyemi Ashade announced the reduction at a media briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital.

He said the review of the amended LUC Law 2018, which was received with mixed feelings, followed widespread dialogue with stakeholders, such as the organised private sector (OPS), the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), real estate investors and developers, landlords and residents’ associations, community development associations, civil society organisations (CSOs), Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries (LCCI), Nigeria Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers as well as several other professional groups.

Buhari Seeks Peace Over Order Of Elections, Budget

A major trouble-shooting effort was launched last night to halt the imminent showdown between the Executive and the Legislature.

On the agenda were:

the controversial election sequence reordering, which is a subject of litigation;
the 2018 budget, which is stuck at the National Assembly— four months after it was presented by President Muhammadu Buhari; and the worrisome security situation.

Last night President Buhari met at the Presidential Villa with the leadership of the National Assembly.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Photos: Man Horrified After Discovering 15ft Python In Wall Of His House

Somchai Subdang, 45, was watching TV when the horrifying incident occurred.

The man put his ear to the wall to investigate further, and was terrified after hearing a hissing sound coming from within.

He says he "jumped with fright" when he made the discovery in Bangkok, Thailand.

Somchai then called pest rescue who arrived and used a hammer to break through the plasterboard.

Photos From Yemi Osinbajo's Daughter's Traditional Wedding Today

VP Osinbajo daughter, Oludamilola Osinbajo's traditional wedding to Oluseun Bakare has taken place. It took place today at the Presidential Villa. Photos show the VP, his wife and the couple in different shots at the event. We say big congrats to them. More photos below...

32 Killed In Kogi By Suspected ‘Herdsmen’ – Senator

The person representing Kogi East in the Senate, Atai Aidoko, has reported an onslaught by suspected ‘Fulani herdsmen’ which, he said, claimed 32 lives in two local governments in Kogi State to the Senate.

Mr. Aidoko said 20 people were killed in Dekina Local Government Area, 12 in Omala while another five were maimed in the two areas.

Aidoko said the killings were carried out by Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday.

While presenting the motion he said; “This is a violent attack on the people of Oganenugo in Dekina Local Government and Omala Local Government of Kogi state by Fulani herdsmen.

Fayose, Shehu Sani Condemn President Buhari's Red Carpet Reception To Dapchi

Governor Ayodele Fayose and Senator Shehu Sani has condemned the red carpet welcome President Muhammadu Buhari got yesterday when he visited Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State where 110 girls were recently adopted.

Fayose says it was wrong for he President to have walked on the red carpet and so did Shehu. Many Nigerians commented on Governor Fayose's post but we munched two comments where someone said it wasn;t the President's fault and another where a Nigerian defined what a red carpet is meant for. Do see the rest of the tweets below...

UK, US, France, Germany Condemn Spy Attack In Rare Joint Statement

The leaders of the United States, France, Germany and Britain say they are united in blaming Russia for a nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal.

In a rare joint statement, US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May say “there is no plausible alternative explanation” to Russian responsibility in the March 4 attack in England.

They say Russia’s failure to respond to Britain’s “legitimate request” for an explanation “further underlines its responsibility.”

The leaders say the use of a chemical weapon is “an assault on UK sovereignty” and “a breach of international law.”

If Iran Gets Nuclear Bomb, Saudi Arabia Will Follow Suit, Says Crown Prince

Likening Iran’s leader to Hitler, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warns in a US television interview that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit.

“Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt, if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible,” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says in an excerpt of the interview that aired on “CBS This Morning.”

Factory Worker ‘Rapes’ Colleague At Knife-Point

The Police in Lagos yesterday arraigned a 21-year-old factory worker, Timothy Nwaokema, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping his co-worker at knife-point.

The accused is standing trial before Magistrate B.O Osunsanya, on a charge of rape, to which he pleaded ‘not guilty’.

Nwaokema was admitted to N200,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum.

Prosecuting Assistant Superintendent (ASP) Ezekiel Ayorinde, told the court that the accused committed the offence on March 6 at his residence.

Nigeria Ranks 91st Happiest Nation In The World

Nigeria has been ranked the 91 happiest nation of the world, and fifth in Africa in the 2018 World Happiness Report.

The survey was released on Wednesday by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) as part of the UN World Happiness Day- March 20.

SDSN is part of the UN’s response to the outcome of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), and its mandate to work towards a post-2015 development agenda.

The 2018 report assessed 156 countries happiness levels based on six factors – per capita gross domestic product, healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, social support and absence of corruption in government or business.

Nepal Crash: Bangladesh Declares One Day Mourning

The prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina has declared Thursday a day of mourning for the victims of a deadly plane crash that occurred in Nepal early this week.

A flight operated by Dhaka-based private U.S.-Bangla Airlines with 71 people on board crashed and burst into flames at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday.

The death toll rose to 50 with the death of a pilot at a Nepal hospital on Tuesday, according to the Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry.

Twenty-six of those killed were from Bangladesh.

Chief Justice Sacked Over Birth Date Forgery

Nepal has sacked its controversial chief justice Gopal Parajuli following accusation that he faked his date of birth to remain in office.

According to media reports, Parajuli apparently turned 65 several months ago.

Parajuli, who succeeded Nepal’s first female chief justice eight month ago, accused the country’s leading newspaper of contempt of court in February after the daily published a report detailing a birth date discrepancy in his academic records.

“Deepak Raj Joshee, the most senior judge on the court, assumed the position of acting chief justice on Thursday,’’ Kishor Paudel, an official at the Supreme Court, said.

Govt To Punish Negligent Officials In Dapchi Schoolgirls Abduction

President Mohammadu Buhari yesterday assured parents of the abducted girls that he won’t rest until the last girl is freed from captivity. He also promised to punish “any agency”, person or group found to have been negligent or culpable in the girls’ abduction.

The President spoke in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, at a meeting with stakeholders to commiserate with them over the abduction of the 110 girls from GGSTC, Dapchi.

He reiterated his commitment to negotiations with the terrorists to release all the girls whether they are from Dapchi or Chibok.

Photo: Atiku Reportedly Sells US Home For $2.95m

A luxury mansion co-owned by a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and his fourth wife, Jennifer Douglas, in the posh neighbourhood of Potomac, Maryland, United States, has been auctioned, according to an exclusive report by Premium Times.

The property gained international notoriety in 2005 after it was searched by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in connection with a bribery scandal involving disgraced former U.S. Congressman, William Jefferson.

The seven-bedroom cream-coloured single family brick house on 9731 Sorrel Ave, Potomac, Maryland, was originally listed for $3.25 million on Zillow and other online real estate websites on January 25, 2018 but was eventually sold for a pending offer of $2.95 million on February 26, 2018 after an online auction.

Life Is For The Living! Dino Melaye Says As He Hangs Out With Celebs, Friends [Photos]

Talk about a Senator that knows his onions and likes to live his life! In the Senate DINO is heard, he makes himself visible!! He is one of the Senators that has mandated himself to always speak and be heard in the SENATE. And when he is off work, he BALLS HARD, HE PARTIES HARD, and lives the life! So Hon Dino recently met with celebs and few honourables and baba posted photos of their hangout saying LIFE IS FOR THE LIVING! No be lie, lol. More photos below...

Amber Rose Calls It Quits With Rapper 21 Savage

Amber Rose and 21 Savage have split after almost a year together.  'They are definitely off. They are not together,' a source told People.

The 34-year-old TV personality and rapper 25, were last seen together holding hands in Los Angeles on Valentine's Day.

The pair who unfollowed each other's Instagram accounts earlier this week had announced their relationship last July as Amber posted a tribute to 21 Savage.