Saturday, October 19, 2019

Did you know Mexican police were unable to arrest El Chapo's son? His boys rained fire on them

Heavy fighting broke out in northern Mexico on Thursday after security forces detained a son of the jailed drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.

Fighting raged for hours after Ovidio Guzmán López was found in what authorities said was a routine patrol in the city of Culiacán.

Armed men were seen firing on police with bodies strewn in the road.

Police withdrew without Mr Guzmán in their custody to avoid further violence, officials said.

Sunny Nneji reveals he was introduced to his wife

Sunny Nneji has revealed he was introduced to his wife and it was love at first sight. He made the revelation in a chat with Saturday Beats saying, she was working at one of the biggest banks in the country when they were introduced to each other and within a year, they dated, and got married.

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Why I went back to school – Baba Ijesha

Popular actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, has opened up on why he returned to school to get more education.

According to him, he didn’t take a break from acting but decided to concentrate on his studies. The actor said, “I am back in school, studying Theatre Arts at the University of Lagos. I didn’t want to be acting and schooling at the same time, because acting requires a lot of attention. However, I didn’t take a break from acting. I have been careful about the kind of movies I appear in. These days, I read comments online from fans complaining about the quality of our movies.

Being educated is the best investment one can make in life. Though education is not necessarily thkey to wealth, it is needed to be respected in our society. Education didn’t make me successful; my talent did. I went back to school to be able to enlighten myself and step up my game. I am in part four currently and it’s a five-year course.”

Mike, wife sign management deal with Banky W’s EME

Big Brother 2019 first runner up Mike Edwards and his wife have signed a management deal with Empire Mate Entertainment owned by Nigerian singer and politician, Banky W. The deal was announced Friday via EME’s official Instagram page:

“We are so pleased to announce that @aireyys is now signed to the management division of Empire Mates Entertainment. We welcome you to our family and cannot wait to do amazing things together. Thank you for trusting us with your brand.”

Banky W also took to his personal Instagram to announce the deal:

Onoja replaces Achuba as Kogi Deputy Governor

The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in today as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

A seven-member Judicial Panel of Enquiry was set up by the State Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, on August 26 to investigate the allegations of gross misconduct leveled against erstwhile deputy governor Simon Achuba.

Chairman of the panel, Barrister John Baiyeshea, flanked by six other members of the panel, submitted the report to the Speaker, Prince Matthew Kolawole, at plenary.

Receiving the report, the Speaker, Matthew Kolawole, expressed appreciation to the chief Judge for appointing men of proven integrity as members of the panel.

Kolawole explained that the task of ensuring good governance required collective efforts of all, and thanked the members for the timely presentation of the report.


Friday, October 18, 2019

Police arrest suspected serial killer in Osun

The Osun Police Command has arrested one Teslim Raji, also known as Akerele, and his accomplice, Femi Bamidele for alleged serial killings, kidnappings and gun running, within the Ikire axis of the state.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mrs Abiodun Ige, while parading the suspects in Osogbo, said the main suspect, Raji, was arrested after series of complaints by residents.

She said Raji, who is being investigated for the crime, was arrested last year, charged to court and granted bail but later jumped bail.

Edo APC suspends Secretary, Lawrence Okah

The Edo chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has suspended its Secretary, Mr Lawrence Okah.

Okah’s suspension was contained in a letter signed by Mr Anselm Ojezua, the state Chairman of the party on Friday.

According to Ojezua, the secretary was suspended, following complaints by members of the party in Oredo Local Government Area where the secretary was a leader.

From charging my phone, I landed in prison- suspect

Call him a victim of circumstance and you will not be far from the truth. All he did was go to his friend’s place to charge his mobile phone, an action that has seen him spend the last two years behind bars.

The above has been the fate of 28-year-old Rotimi Adeosebekan who was arrested on November 15, 2017 alongside others by Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from Abuja at the instance of a lawyer alleged to be embroiled in a property tussle at 8, Agorodiyan in Victoria Island with one Segun Babaloye.

Following a Save Our Soul (SOS) appeal by Adeosebekan’s aged mother, Mrs. Folasade, The Nations correspondent made findings and discovered that the victim was being held alongside Olayinka John, Ismaila Fatasi, Joseph Adeniran, Thompson Emmanuel and Kolawole Seun at the Keffi Prison in Nasawara State on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and terrorism.

Meghan Markle is close to tears as she reveals ordeal of media spotlight during pregnancy and as a new mum

Meghan Markle was moved close to tears as she told of her 'struggle' at being in the media spotlight in an emotional interview for an ITV documentary.

The Duchess of Sussex's voice cracks as she reveals she has found it difficult to cope after getting married and giving birth, adding: 'Not many people have asked if I'm ok.'

Meghan spoke to ITN News At Ten anchor Tom Bradby for an ITV programme filmed during her and Prince Harry's Africa tour they began in September.

Asked about the impact the intense public scrutiny has had on her 'physical and mental health' and how Harry is being 'protective' of her after what happened to his mother, she replies: 'Look, any woman especially when they are pregnant you're really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging, and then when you have a new born – you know…

Beverly Osu shares filter-free selfie baring her cleavage

The actress and model, shared her selfie with no filter effect. She shared the photo on her social media space to show how confidence she is.

Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott are 'still living together

Kylie Jenner is reportedly still living with her ex-beau Travis Scott as he continues to rest up after his knee injury.

TMZ report that the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, 22, and her rapper ex, 28, are 'getting comfortable' at the Calabasas home they shared, where they have been cohabiting with their beloved daughter Stormi, 20 months.

The news comes after it was revealed that friends of the former couple, who announced their split earlier this month, are convinced the duo will reunite 'by the end of the year'.

The site explained: 'Kylie and Travis are getting very comfortable together since their split, and he's been spending lots of time at her house...

Kogi Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba impeached

The Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday impeached the state’s Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba.

The deputy governor was reportedly impeached by the House shortly after it received report of a judicial panel of enquiry set up by the Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah.

According to House Leader, Hassan Bello Abdulahi, Achuba was impeached following consideration of the report of the John Bayeshea-led committee.

He said the report was accepted by the lawmakers and that they unanimously agreed to impeach Achuba and “he therefore stands impeached.”

EFCC arrests 9 suspects in fresh ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ raid

Nine suspected cyber fraudsters, along with a woman, were arrested afresh in Enugu on Friday by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office.

The cybercrime suspects were arrested at Mexmemphis Properties and Apartments, Maryland District, Enugu.

The suspects were named as Precious Ibegbulem, Michael Odishi,Ebuka Kenneth, Akabuke Beluolisa, Chibueze Ezeagwu, Nnamdi Maduekwe, Kingsley Orazulike and Uche Nwosu. The woman among them was identified as Linda Chidera.

They were arrested following an intelligence report about their lifestyle and suspected criminal activities.

Nigerian rice not properly processed, packaged – Trader laments

Poor processing and packaging are the key factors hampering patronage of locally produced rice, a cross-section of foodstuff sellers said in Lagos on Friday.

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), they explained that the scarcity of imported rice after the closure of Nigeria’s borders would have boosted patronage of local rice but that poor processing of the Nigerian variety had forced many consumers to stick with foreign rice.

One of the foodstuff sellers, Mr. John Nwabueze, who operates a shop at Alimosho in Lagos, told NAN that Nigerian rice farmers needed to do more work on their produce to make their rice acceptable.

“The Nigerian rice industry is presently not doing so badly. It is just that our local rice processors need to improve on their final product. I believe that it is the increase in the demand for locally processed rice, following the border closure that has resulted in the recent poor processing of local rice.

EFCC docks fake whistleblower in Kano

A fake whistleblower was docked on Friday by the Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The fake whistleblower, identified as Abdullahi Tijjani was charged in the court of Justice O.A. Egwuatu with one-count of deceiving the Commission with false information.

The defendant allegedly misled operatives of the Commission by alleging falsely that a staff of Yankura Branch of EcoBank Plc, unlawfully withdrew the sum of N7,200,000 (Seven Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira) only from his corporate bank account.

New video: Cuppy ft. Zlatan - #Gelato

DJ Cuppy has released her long awaited video, #Gelato which features Zlatan Ibile. The video is quite colourful. Watch it below...

Video: American Pastor, David Wilson caught on camera eating a lady's v*gina

A video currently making the rounds has exposed Pastor David E. Wilson's s*xual act with a woman said not to be his wife. #PastorWilson a known Pastor in the US was caught on camera eating up a lady's v*gina. In the video the 'elderly' man also goes as far as eating the lady's ass, what man people have said, only a professional could have done.

I know most of you have been looking for the video. Never mind, see it here. Indeed the elders know better in EVERYTHING 😂😂

Monkeypox hits Lagos, Rivers, Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed five news cases of Monkeypox in Lagos, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states.

The resurgence comes two years after the index case was reported in the country. While Lagos, in the current reappearance, recorded three cases, Rivers and Akwa Ibom have one each.

According to the latest situation report on monkeypox and Lassa fever published by the NCDC yesterday, “In the reporting month (September 2019), 15 new suspected monkeypox cases were reported from five states – Lagos (five), Rivers (two), Akwa Ibom (three), Zamfara (one), Delta (one), Imo (two) and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT (one).

Man sentenced to death for killing MTN staff

Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital has sentenced killer of a staff of telecoms giant MTN, one Ogundele David to death by hanging.

The victim’s name is Abiola Tosin Ashinwo

In a judgement, trial judge, Justice Adebayo Yusuf, Ogundele was convicted on two-count charge, after more than three years of legal battle.

For the first count charge, the convict committed an illegal act by stabbing Ashinwo with the intention of causing her death thereby committed offence of culpable homicide punishable with death under Section 229 of the penal code law, Justice Yusuf said.

Video: Daddy Showkey rocks Military camouflage In UK

The singer has shared a video of himself in a military camouflage on the streets of London. He shared the video warning Nigerian youths not to try it, else, lol. Watch him below...

Petrol Tanker on fire on Lagos/Ibadan expressway

A petrol tanker is currently on fire along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway just before the Redeemed Christian Church of God campground.

This ofcourse has caused heavy traffic with road users running for their lives.

Paul Pogba meets Zinedine Zidane in Dubai

Paul Pogba met with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane - fuelling fresh speculation over the Manchester United star's future.

Pogba and Zidane - both World Cup winners with France - chatted by a pool in Dubai after meeting up during the international break.

United star Pogba, who will miss Sunday's clash with Premier League leaders Liverpool with an ankle injury, has been recuperating in the Middle East during the break in the domestic schedule.

Zidane wanted to sign £89million star Pogba in the summer, but United rebuffed Real's interest in the midfielder, insisting the 26-year-old was not for sale.

Lifeless bodies of two students of Otuoke varsity found in road and bush

There is panic in the Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, following the murder of two students of the university by yet-to-be identified killers.

One of the victims, identified as Edwin Tochi-Eze, aka Tochiba, was a 100-level student of the Department of Mathematics Education who recently won the ‘Mr Education’ contest.

Touch-Eze was said to have been found dead on Tuesday on a street close to his hostel with multiple machete cuts, which had raised the suspicion amongst students that his death might be cult-related.

Shi’ites vows to embark on Arbaeen trek despite ban

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as the Shi’ites, on Thursday said despite police order banning their activities, they will embark on the annual Arbaeen symbolic trek on Saturday across the country.

According to the Shi’ites, the Arbaeen symbolic trek is part of their religious rights as enshrined in the Nigeria constitution which must be accorded respect by the government.

They said they were aware of government antagonism towards them but insisted they would join millions of others the world over to observe the Arbaeen trek which comes 40 days after the Ashura, to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Husain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.

The Shi’ites Arbaeen trek last year ended up in gunfire.

Sanwo-Olu promises Lagos residents prepaid meters

Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to drive reliable energy delivery to residents of the state with the availability of meters.

Speaking during the 2019 Nigeria Resources Risk and Governance Summit, with the theme Energy for Sustainable Economic Growth – Threats, Opportunities and Governance , the Governor said Government is aware of the existing inadequacies in the status of distribution infrastructure metering to the end users.

“Government is engaging intensely with the DisCos to drive reliable energy delivery to our citizens along with ensuring the availability of meters. We believe that this would increase willingness to pay, improve productivity, and more importantly, continue to improve the living conditions of our people”, he said.