Sunday, September 15, 2019

EFCC releases list of 11 Internet Fraudsters arrested in Delta (see photo)

It was end of the road for 11 suspected internet fraudsters as they were arrested at their hideout in an early morning raid in Sapele, Delta State on Saturday by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office.

The surprise raid in the wee hours of the day which was based on intelligence took the suspects by surprise and later led to a mild protest by their sympathizes several hours after the EFCC team had left the city.

The suspects arrested are: Omomua Victor, Demi Johnson, Agufure Godstime, Agboroko Precious, Anthony Omonomo, Onskharoma Julius and Freeborn Efe. Others are Akama Precious, Tagbajiemi Promise George Raphael and Stanley Agabiri

What beef? Chris Brown and Davido performs last night in New York (see video)

Weeks ago, news went round that Chris Brown unfollowed Davido on instagram and it got Nigerians worried. But that seems to just be on a mere 'unfollow', as the two are still very much on talking terms.

Chris Brown at the moment is having his Indigo tour, and last night was the turn of his fans in New York and he brought out Davido to perform with him on stage. What beef? Watch the video below...

Toyin Abraham wishes her partner's teen daughter a happy birthday (photos)

Today is Temitope Ajeyemi’s birthday. Temitope is the daughter of Toyin Abraham’s partner, Kolawole Ajeyemi. To wish her a happy birthday, the actress took to social media to share her photo and captioned it with prayers saying...

''Happy Birthday to my daughter @temitopeajeyemi ,you will continue to grow in wisdom and knowledge. When other's are standing, you will stand out in Jesus Mighty Name.you will be relevant in your Generation in Jesus Mighty Name. Love you so much omo mi😍😍😍''

Video: Tiwa Savage walks the runway for Naomi Campbell's #FashionForRelief

Tiwa Savage joined world famous models to walk for a cause -- FashionForRelief2019 with Naomi Campbell taking the lead. According to her, it was even the renowned model who invited her. Great great!!

Watch the video below and also check out her little vogue feature too as she says she's hoping for a cover soon (amen).

...and Pastor E.A Adeboye prays

Amen in Jesus name!

Court restrains Imo former Governor, Okorocha from selling EFCC-flagged properties

Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has lifted the interim forfeiture order on some the properties of Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo state, now under EFCC investigation.

But the reprieve came with some condition: Okorocha and his family must not sell or alienate any of the properties, pending the conclusion of investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The Court directed the Applicants to, on or before Tuesday, September 17, 2019 depose to an affidavit of undertaking and adjourned till September 27 for report.

Anyone who has posted a n.a.k.e.d photo on the internet can not be employed by a reputable company- Dolapo Osinbajo

Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo on Saturday during a Town Hall Meeting with Benue Youth held at the New Banquet Hall, Benue Government House, Makurdi busted some bubbles telling the youths the real truth.

According to the wife of the Vice-President, the Internet is like a cartoon and people who fake it on there don't look like what they fake in real life. She also advised people to stay away from drugs, nudity and appealed to all to be great citizens of the country emphasising they are all praying for the youths. Her words;

Officer steals N10.4m from police bank

The management of the Nigeria Police Force Microfinance Bank in Lagos has dragged a police officer, Inspector Gideon wakili, before a Lagos Magistrate court for allegedly using credit card to fraudulently withdraw the sum of N10,486,784.00 from its account without authority and converted the money to his use.

A police source alleged that the arrest of the accused was ordered by the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG in charge of Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos. AIG Lawal Shehu following a petition by management of the bank.

The accused who was serving with the Borno Estate Police Command was charged before the Igbosere Magistrate’s Court on a one count charge of Felony of unit Stealing.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Gold Toilet Stolen From U.K's Blenheim Palace

Burglars stole an expensive piece of art, a solid gold toilet from Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, in the United Kingdom, Thames Valley Police confirmed Saturday.

In a statement, Detective Inspector Jess Milne, said: “The piece of art that has been stolen is a high value toilet made out of gold that was on display at the palace.”

Police said the burglars broke in overnight and left the scene around 4:50 a.m. BST Saturday morning. Law enforcement received a call about the burglary at 4:57 a.m. No one was injured.

Pre-marital s.e.x brings generational problems, curses, Mike Bamiloye claims

The Evangelist, founder and president of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye has warned of having s-x with multiple partners saying it attracts generational curses and problems.He made this known via his instagram posts today... Read...

''A DANGEROUS MIXING OF THE WATER.
A Lady has taken a part of the life of whoever she sleeps with. Her water is mixed with his water in a Highly Mysterious Invisible Covenant of Union.
She is supposed to give that privilege to a man she would live with all her life. Because her waters must NEVER mix up with any other water again for life.

Youths attack Oba Aderemi Adefehinti's palace for not attending festival because he became 'born again'

Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Friday evening thrown into commotion as youths in the community laid siege on their monarch’s palace.

The irate youths, who accused their traditional ruler, Alara of Ilara-Mokin, Oba Aderemi Adefehinti of allegedly refusing to partake in this year’s new yam festival, attacked the monarch alongside his wife.

It was gathered that the youths were infuriated by the decision of the monarch shirking in his royal role, following his alleged ‘born again’ stance.

In the course of the melee, the monarch’s wife, Olori Adefehinti was unlucky as she was beaten and injured by the youths while the monarch was rescued through the exit door behind the palace.

Confirming the development, the police spokesperson in the state, Femi Joseph disclosed that the situation was now under control.

Photos: Six dead, 3,500 evacuated in Spain floods

At least six people have been killed and around 3,500 others evacuated in two days of torrential rain in southeastern Spain.

Emergency services rescued people stuck in flooded highway tunnels as many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday due to the severe weather conditions.

Floods swept away cars and debris in the regions of Valencia, Murcia and eastern Andalucia, while motorway tunnels in some areas were flooded almost up to the tunnel lighting.

'Slap them, shoot them,' President Duterte tells Filipinos how to treat corrupt officials

President Rodrigo Duterte has told Filipinos that they can “shoot but not kill” public officials who demand money in exchange for their services.

Duterte urged the public to be assertive when doing business with government agencies.

“The only thing that I am asking the Filipino people is really to be assertive, period ... If you pay taxes, fees, clearances or whatever, and these fools ask for a bribe, slap them. If you have a gun, you can shoot them, but don’t kill because you might not be included among those given pardon or computation,” Duterte, a former prosecutor, said in his speech during the inauguration of the Bataan government center and business hub dubbed “The Bunker.”

Photos: Man left sad after ordering for Ebuka’s cape agbada but got this instead


Video: Emenike and wife react to Mercy’s claim of dating the footballer

Footballer Emmanuel Emenike and his ex-beauty queen wife, Iheoma have reacted to a claim made last night by Big Brother Naija contestant, Mercy that the footballer dumped her for Iheoma and she only found out he was getting married on social media.

Why reacting to the claim, the footballer shared a video of himself and wife 'mocking' the claims. In the video, his wife could be seen giving her an awkward facial expression. Watch the video below...

Ogun polls: Tribunal quashes Akinlade, APM’s objection to Abiodun’s qualification

Justice Yusuf Halilu-led Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed a preliminary objection filed against qualification of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 23 governorship poll in Ogun State.

The panel dismissed the application while determining two major preliminary objections before the final judgment in a petition filed by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) candidate, Adekunle Akinlade and his party.

The petition was marked EPT/OG/GOV/01/19.

Bank accounts of Lawan, Gbajabiamila under investigation

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has started the “secret” investigation of bank accounts of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; his deputy, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; his deputy, Idris Wase, as well as the principal officers and members of the National Assembly.

The bank accounts of all judges in Nigeria, including the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad are also under investigation.

The bank accounts of “other relevant politically exposed persons,” are also included.

Former Attorney General and minister of justice, Mohammed Adoke claims Osinbajo might be after him

The former attorney general and minister of justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of being behind his travails.

Adoke says this in his book, ‘Burden of Service: Reminiscences of Nigeria’s former Attorney-General’.

The former minister says although Osinbajo’s “bizarre role” in what he calls his persecution remains incomprehensible, he gives three possible reasons.

“First, it was possible some persons who were fighting me gained his confidence and persuaded him that, indeed, I was floating on a sea of stolen loot that needed to be recovered.

Major fire at world's largest oil refinery

Drones attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early on Saturday, the kingdom’s interior ministry said, sparking a huge fire at a processor vital to global energy supplies.

A military spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the strikes.

Yahia Sarie made the announcement on Saturday in a televised address carried by the Houthi movement’s al-Masirah satellite news channel.

He said the rebels had sent 10 drones to attack the Abqaiq oil processing facility and the Khurais oil field. He said attacks against the kingdom would get worse if the war in Yemen continued.

Man accidentally beheads himself while participating in a traditional Islamic mourning ritual

A religious celebration was marred by tragedy this week as a man participating in a traditional Islamic mourning ritual accidentally beheaded himself.

Mohammed Sayum was displaying his prowess at swordsmanship in the Nalanda district of Bihar, in east India, as part of a ritual procession known as the Mourning of Muharram. According to reports, Sayum, 60, accidentally cut his own neck and was rushed to Sadar Hospital, but died from loss of blood before he arrived.

The accident sparked chaos in the area,where hundreds of others were also observing the ritual procession. Sayum’s son, Mohammad Feroz, told police he witnessed the incident.

Missing Dutch billionaire, Tob Cohen’s body found in a septic tank

The body of missing Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen has been found, His body was found on Friday afternoon in a septic tank at his home in Kitisuru, Spring Valley, Nairobi.

His wife Sara Wairimu who was arrested days after his disappearance is still in police custody.

Cohen, a former CEO of Philips Electronics East Africa, was reported missing from their Lower Kabete home in Nairobi between July 19 and July 20, 2019.

Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti was quoted as saying the body was discovered inside a septic tank in his compound at Kitisuru, Spring Valley Road in Nairobi.

Actress jailed for paying $15,000 to have her daughter's SAT result upgraded

Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging United States college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term and apologised for her actions on Friday after pleading guilty to paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam.

US District Judge Indira Talwani sentenced Huffman, the 56-year-old former star of the popular television series "Desperate Housewives" and one-time Academy Award nominee, in federal court in Boston. The judge also ordered Huffman to pay a $30,000 fine and complete 250 hours of community service.

"My first apology is to you," Huffman told the judge immediately before the sentence was issued.

Buhari supporter stabbed by Atiku sympathiser

A supporter of President Muhammad Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, is currently battling for his life after a neighbour allegedly stabbed him multiple times with a broken bottle.

The incident happened in Effurun, Warri in Uvwie council area of Delta state.

Omoiri was attacked during an argument between him and his neighbour, identified as Best Uduophori, over the President’s tribunal victory on Wednesday.

His attacker, believed to be a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) member, runs a bar around the Okoloba area of Effurun and is currently at large.

India busts Nigerian-Afghan heroin cartel, as two Nigerians are arrested

India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized Afghan Heroin worth more than Rs 30 crore (about $4.2million) and arrested six persons, including two Nigerians who were part of an international drug smuggling syndicate, Asian News International(ANI) reports.

They were arrested after an Afghan who was expecting heroin cargo in Delhi was arrested. He sang and led the NCB to the Nigerians.

The first Nigerian arrested was arrested in Vasant Kunj area and a search of his house led to the recovery of 6.02 kilograms of heroin.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Queen was first royal to break birth tradition with Prince Philip in the room

It may be younger royals who are seen to break with tradition and stuffy protocols, but the Queen has had her moments too.

While much fuss was made of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's decision to forego the hospital steps photoshoot, decades earlier the Queen had gone and broken royal birth tradition with a major first.

Back in  1964, she took the unprecedented step of having the Duke of Edinburgh in the room with her as she gave birth to the Earl of Wessex .

Presumably with her older children, she did it with only medical staff in attendance.