Thursday, June 20, 2019

PDP holds 86th NEC meeting

The emergency 86th National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party held today at PDP Secretariat, Wadata Abuja.

The meeting which was scheduled for 2pm on Thursday could not start till about 4.28pm as a result 
of the involvement of the PDP governors in the National Economic Council meeting at the presidency.

The National PDP, Uche Secondus, in his address said Nigeria is in distress.

We will soon chase ‘bad’ Fulani herders out of Yoruba land – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said plans are underway to chase ‘bad Fulani herders’ involved in violent attacks out of Yoruba land.

Speaking at his palace on Wednesday, Mr Ogunwusi while hosting the Emir of Borgu, Muhammed Dantoro, (Kitoro IV) said the recent attacks are ‘alien’.

According to a release made available to journalists by his spokesperson, Moses Olafare, the monarch said: “We keep hammering on the Fulani herdsmen trying to take over everywhere, it is the bad ones that we want to kick out and enough is enough, we will kick them and do justice to the peace and peaceful coexistence in our country.”

Ifu Ennada celebrates one million Instagram followers

Reality Star and actress, Ifu Ennada has reached one million followers on instagram and ofcus, she is celebrating it!!!

Uche Ogboddo shares new photos -- she's in red

After sharing her bridal theme shoot yesterday, the actress is showing us beautiful makeup photos of her rocking a red hair

Motorcycles to be banned in Addis Ababa over crime

Motorcycles, known in Nigeria as Okada, will be banned from 7 July in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. The city’s mayor, Takele Uma said a ban on motorcycle use will be implemented in a bid to curb rising criminality.

Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Takele said criminals have in recent months been using motorcycles to engage in assaults and robberies of Addis Ababa residents.

“Addis Ababa city administration will impose a ban on the use of motorcycles in the city starting July 7,” Takele said.

“However, the ban will not affect those conducting licensed businesses with motorcycles, those who use motorcycles as postal carriers and motorcycles used by diplomatic missions,” said Takele.

Kim parades her killer curves on family holiday

She's taking a short break from the bright lights of Hollywood with a somewhat quiet family vacation.

But Kim Kardashian couldn't keep her killer figure under wraps for too long as she stepped out on to the beach in a tiny black bikini.

The 38-year-old reality star flaunted her hourglass curves in the strappy two piece as she sauntered across the sand for a quick dip in the ocean.

Photos: Lagos government prosecutes 13 over assault on LASTMA officials

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force has arraigned 13 workers of 7Up Bottling Company for allegedly assaulting officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority.

Chairman of the Task Force, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed in a press statement signed by Adebayo Taofiq, Head, Public Affairs Unit, that the enforcement team of the agency arrested the 13 workers after they assaulted LASTMA Officers and injured three of them.

CSP Egbeyemi disclosed further that investigations revealed that the officers were attacked while trying to tow a truck with registration number MUS 75 XX belonging to the company, which was causing serious traffic gridlock.

Court orders Sanusi, Ganduje to maintain status quo

A Kano High Court presided by Justice Nasiru Saminu on Thursday ordered the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to maintain status quo in respect of the interim order issued against Ganduje on May 10.

On May 10, a court restrained Kano State Government from appointing four new emirs in the state was still subsisting pending the determination of the motion on notice.

Justice Saminu, in his ruling, ordered that all the parties in the suit should still maintain status quo pending the hearing of motion on notice.

Two speakers emerge in Bauchi House of Assembly

Bauchi State House of Assembly is currently in disarray as members have elected two Speakers in separate elections.

Eleven out of the 31 elected members of the Assembly sat as early as 7:00 am and elected Abubakar Suleiman as the Speaker of the House.

Suleiman is a member representing Ningi Central Constituency and a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Danlami Kawule a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Zungur/Galambi was also elected as the Deputy Speaker by the same group of lawmakers.

Femi Kuti, others to perform at opening of 2019 AFCON

The Organizing Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the competition.

Kuti, a four-time Grammy award nominee will be joined by two other musicians Hakim from Egypt and Dobet Gnahore from Ivory Coast.

The 2019 AFCON is set to kick off with the new expanded 24 teams on Friday in Egypt, it will be preceded with a colourful opening ceremony.

The three international musicians will sing “Metgamaeen” (We Are Together) produced by Synergy together on stage in Cairo, Egypt.

Former Chelsea coach, Sarri is new coach of Juventus

After an excellent season on the Blues bench, in which he led the club to a third-place finish in the Premier League and reach the EFL Cup final. The ultimate high during his tenure in London was when he led Chelsea to the Europa League final, before going on to being crowned champions in his final game on the Blues bench.

Now, Maurizio Sarri has returned to Italy, where he has coached for the majority of his career. And from today, he will take over the reins at Juventus with a contract until June 30, 2022. He is 60.

Three secondary school students drown in Ibeno beach

Three secondary school students returning from a cross country exercise drowned in the Ibeno beach in Akwa Ibom State on Saturday.

The victims, two boys and one girl, were said to be from Upenekang community in Ibeno Local Government Area, were students of Ibeno Grammar School.

Task Force Chairman of the beach Mr Samuel Christopher, said: “The students that drowned were part of a team of students who went on road walk in the early hours of the morning.

While some of them went home, others went to the beach to swim because I saw them with flags.

Sad photos! Tipper driver crushes photographer to death in Benin

A tipper driver last night crushed a young photographer identified as  God'spower to death while he was driving out of his shop. The very sad incident is said to have happened along Benin-Abraka Road, Idogbo, Benin city, Edo State around 8.30pm.

The driver immediately fled from the scene, but angry youths who witnessed the sad incident set the tipper on fire. TOO SAD.

FIFA is to take over the running of African football in wake of corruption scandals

FIFA is to take over the running of African football in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF), it was announced on Thursday.

The CAF executive committee took the unprecedented decision to cede control and have FIFA general secretary Fatma Samoura parachuted in as "FIFA General Delegate for Africa".

A joint statement was read out at a news conference held by beleaguered CAF president Ahmad Ahmad in Cairo on Thursday on the eve of the Africa Cup of Nations but he refused questions on the subject.

Samoura will take over the running of CAF from August to January with the possibility of a renewal of her six-month stint.

New NNPC boss and President Buhari's Chief of Staff are not related- Presidency

The Presidency through the Personal Assistant to President Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad has clarified the news going round that, the new NNPC boss, Mele Kyari and the President's Chief of Staff Abba Kyari are not in anyway related.

News had gone round shortly after Mele's appointment with many saying they hail from the same family.

NAFDAC Bans Sniper In Open Markets, Supermarkets

As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

NAFDAC’s Director, Veterinary Medicine and Allied Products Directorate, Dr. Bukar Usman, disclosed this on Wednesday at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan.

Usman, speaking during the launch of a new herbicide for cassava farmers, “Lifeline”, by UPL, Sprinfield Agro and IITA, said that the agency had asked agro-dealers to stop the sale of the product in open markets and supermarkets.

Barely two days after his employment, 22-year old domestic staff murders employer and mom in Lagos

A domestic staff has killed his employer and her mother in Surulere area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria two days after resuming duty.

The gruesome incident occurred on Thursday, as the domestic staff, Joseph Ogbu, 22 from Benue State was arrested by the police in connection with the killing.

Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana, in a statement on Thursday said on 20 June, 2019 at about 3am, the Surulere Police Station received a distress call from No 4 Ogulana Drive. Surulere that one Joseph Ogbu, 22 years old from Oju Local Government Area, Benue State, who was employed as a domestic staff on 18th June, 2019 murdered his employer Oreoluwa John, 38, and her 89 years old mother, Adejoke John at their apartment.

Malawi parliament elects first-ever female speaker

Lawmakers in Malawi on Wednesday elected a female member of parliament as speaker for the first time in history of the Southeast African nation.

Catherine Gotani Hara from the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) amassed 97 votes against 93 of Esther Mcheka Chilenje of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

The 193-seat parliament was dissolved in March this year ahead of fresh elections on May 21.

“The victory of Hara as first-ever female speaker of parliament is what every Malawian hoped for. Her election should encourage women that if you invest in girls, they can also become leaders,” Eisenhower Mkaka, MCP lawmaker and party spokesperson, told a local station Zodiak after announcement of the voting results.

Enough! Ghanaian comedian speaks about how criminally minded Nigerians in Ghana must be jailed

Toor! Popular Ghanaian comedienne and actress, Afia Shwarzenneger has taking to social media to state why Ghanaians have been attacking Nigerians in her country and why every Nigerian doing crime in Ghana must be jailed. Afia listed 5 horrible news that made headlines in a week which involved Nigerians. She also says, she knows there are more that never made the news. Angry Afia wrote;

 “My makeup artists @nancyblaq @divinecaseygh are Nigerians, my photographers @fotostore are Nigerians,,my personal trainer is a Nigerian, my favourite food on earth is bitter leaf n Eba, My gynaecologists is a Nigerian, My hair stylist is a Nigerian @kushbytaylar, I go to a Nigerian church and my Bishop is Dr David Oyedepo, I have been a winner for over 17 years..

Ini Edo stunning in white and gold ensemble to Funke Akindele’ movie premiere


Popular South African singer, Nhlanhla Nciza announces split from husband of 15 years

South African singer, Nhlanhla Nciza and music producer TK Nciza are no longer together.

The couple, who have been married for over 15 years, have now gone their separate ways. In a lengthy Instagram post, which featured snap of Nhlanhla and her soon-to-be ex-husband TK, whose full name is Thembinkosi, Nhlanhla thanked him for the support they had given each other over the years while raising their children. Her full statement;

After almost 15 years of our strong bond of marriage, my husband TK Nciza and I have come to a  tough but amicable decision to bring an end to our union.

Mompha buys himself a Mclaren as birthday gift

Nigerian business man based in Dubai, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha just posted photos of a Mclaren, saying it is a gift he bought himself.
This is coming weeks after he bought two exotic cars.

Sharing photos of his new whip, he wrote, 'bought myself a new flying bird Mclaren for my birthday gift'.

Photos: Nigerian man kills HUGE reptile who has been terrorizing his compound

A Nigerian man has killed a huge reptile terrorizing his compound. The reptile has been coming into the compound and sneaking out, until the man decided to challenge him and killed him. Quite huge! Brave man!! TF???

Body language expert reveals what your sleep says about you (photos)

Most psychologists agree that our unconscious body language reveals a lot about our state of mind and even our relationships. But what lessons can we learn from the positions and postures we adopt when we sleep?

Are you a ‘soldier’ who sleeps on your back, arms flat by your sides? Or a ‘sky diver’, lying on your front, arms reaching out above your head? And what does this say about you?

While we may not sleep in the same position every night, or wake up lying in the same spot we fell asleep in, most of us adopt a favourite. And it can reveal so much about our personality and insecurities, as well as our sexual desires and character strengths.

Lady calls out man who got her pregnant, abandoned her, but is willing to impregnate her again

I need to rant a bit. It took me a longtime to do this but I will use this platform to say my mind. Please nobody should come here and judge me if you don’t have a good word to say just waka pass

In 2010 I met this Man (Mr Kadiri Apampa) then he was a loving and caring man, so I thought whilst dating I got pregnant that was in late 2012, when I told him about this he changed suddenly and said I should get rid of the pregnancy. I couldn’t do it how can i? With the support of my parents, even though it was a difficult decision i continue with the pregnancy.During the 9 months period I saw him briefly his words were “you this girl you did not get rid of the pregnancy.”