Monday, May 27, 2019

Video/Photos: Regina Daniels traditionally inducted into womanhood as part of marriage rites to Ned Nwoko

Regina Daniels yesterday, May 26th was traditionally inducted into the Otu-Udu Group as the customary ritual of Anioma community, Delta state requires, confirming her marriage to billionaire Ned Nwoko.  The ritual was conducted by elderly women from the community.

The Anioma induction tradition has now given her the right to enjoy every privilege of a married woman.

The tradition was carried out in the presence of her mother. Dignitaries all over Delta State also attended the occasion, with some of Regina’s collegues, mostly male gracing it as well.

Captive female Anaconda becomes pregnant by HERSELF in rare 'virgin birth'

A female anaconda has given birth to two baby snakes , despite being held in an exhibition containing only females.

The snake, called Anna, is held in an Amazon exhibit at the New England Aquarium, and became pregnant through an extremely rare reproductive strategy called parthenogenesis, also known as a ‘virgin birth.’

While virgin births are fairly common in plants and insects, they’re rarely seen among vertebrate species, and this case is only the second ever confirmed in green anacondas.

Earlier this year, staff at the aquarium unexpectedly discovered the newborn snakes, and found that Anna was still in the process of delivering more young.

Iyanya shades Ubi Franklin amidst his debt, pregnancy scandals

Wawu! Iyanya has thrown a shade many suspect to be directed at his former manager, Ubi Franklin. Ubi started last week on a bad note with a woman called Sandra Iheuwa, a mom of two calling him out and allegedly she is carrying his 4th child. As if that’s not enough, Sandra says the music executive borrowed N8m form her and has only returned N4m. She even went on to share legal documents.

A lady, Bella Tiffany a beauty and cryptocurrency expert also cried out saying Ubi borrowed $17,000 from her and promised to pay $20,000 back in return. Anyway, Bella says all what she is hearing about Ubi had better not be true, hence she will bring him down in a minute.

Now, Iyanya who was not too long ago in a public fight with him is now throwing shades saying the truth is gradually revealing itself. Lol… many men live like this, not saying this is Ubi o, but mehnnnn every lady financially stable will know about this. 😳

Mark my words, I will become president of Nigeria, Okorocha vows

Rochas Okorocha, the governor of Imo State, has vowed that he will become the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria come what may.

Okorocha made his conviction public on Sunday during his valedictory thanksgiving service held at the Government House Chapel in Owerri.

He said  that his current political travails, particularly the seizure of his Certificate of Return as the Imo West senator-elect, were only strengthening him for the  exalted  presidential seat in Aso Rock.

The outgoing governor said the wishes of his political adversaries concerning him would not come to pass, saying “those who want me to go to prison will go to prison before me.”

Dencia slams RMD over butt, boobs surgery message

Dencia has slammed RMD over his butt, boobs, flaunting wealth message saying the actor is 57 and he shouldn’t be talking about that. RMD had earlier talked about true happiness suggesting world things do not make people truly happy, but Dencia is upset he is the one talking about it. What RMD wrote, and Dencia’s exact words all below...

Woman arrested for trying to smuggle drugs into prison

A woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into prison. The details of the arrest were provided by the prison authorities in a statement.

Read the full statement below:

N155m found in my account not stolen -Patience Jonathan’s sister

Esther Oba, the younger sister to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan, has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that $429,381.87 (about N154,570,427.34) found in her bank account were donations and estacodes she earned while serving as a presidential aide.

Testifying in a forfeiture proceeding before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, Oba said the funds were not proceeds of crime.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is praying the court to order the final forfeiture of $8.4 million and N7.4 billion belonging to Mrs Jonathan.

Justice Olatoregun had directed parties to give oral evidence to explain the money’s ownership.

Speed Darlington calls out Dino Melaye over ‘child bride’

Dino Melaye over the weekend was at Aiyegun, Kogi State for a ceremony, and during the ceremony, a little girl was dressed like a bride and given to the senator. The senator shared the photo and noted it was a cultural joke, but Speed Darlington still found it distasteful and called out the Senator.

Sharing the photo, Melaye had written; ”My Aiyegun wife given to me today. Cultural joke. Great tradition of the Okun people. Lol”.

While calling the Senator out, Darlington wrote;

Four suspected cultists held for ‘murder’ in Ogun

The police in Ogun State have arrested four suspected cultists for alleged murder of a 26-year-old man, Saibu Azeez, last Friday.

The suspects, Opeyemi Olalekan, Azeez Ologundudu, Emmanuel Omoboriowo and Anigilaje Babatunde were alleged to have stormed a birthday party at 34, Oyedele Close, Abule Lemode, Ijoko around 2am and stabbed the deceased in the stomach. They also stabbed another man in the head.

It was gathered that the party was organised by Oluwatoye Ogun at his father’s house and the suspects, in a bid to get Azeez, allegedly stabbed Ogun’s father in the head.

The suspected cultists were alleged to have attacked other people at the party with broken bottles, just to get Azeez, suspected to be a rival cult member.

Celine Dion wishes Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a happy 5th anniversary

Kanye West surprised Kim Kardashian with a Las Vegas getaway and Celine Dion concert for their 5th wedding anniversary.

And after their whirlwind trip, the couple were blessed with an anniversary greeting from Celine herself.

The 51-year-old singer took to her Instagram on Sunday, after Kardashian and West met with her after her performance at The Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on Saturday night, to share: 'Happy 5th anniversary @kimkardashian and Kanye! Thanks for coming to see my show! – Celine xx…'

Atiku Abubakar's children's day message

A former Vice-President of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has encouraged Nigerian children never to lose hope in their country, whether or not they live here or in the diaspora.

Atiku, according to a statement by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, asked them to note that they are the future of Nigeria as they celebrate the Children’s Day across the country and around the world.

“No matter how tough and trying the situation in the country may appear today, Nigerian children must believe that things can and will get better.

Beyonce and Kelly Rowland attend Janet Jackson's Vegas concert

They know exactly what it's like to be up center stage. But Beyoncé and Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland were sitting in the audience on Saturday for a concert in Las Vegas.

The Queen Bey, 37, and Motivation songstress, 38, looked like they were having the time of their lives when spotted busting a move at Janet Jackson's concert.

Rowland shared a pre-show dance session on social media minus Beyoncé who was later spotted at the concert in a green, sequin miniskirt, white top with plunging neckline and hair pulled back in a high ponytail.

Concertgoers took to social media to share clips of Beyoncé and Rowland dancing as Janet performed at the Park Theater at the Park MGM in Las Vegas

Many feared killed in fresh violence in Jos

Many were on Sunday feared killed and others injured in fresh violence in parts of Jos, Plateau State.

Houses were also reportedly burnt during the violence which spread to communities, including Dutse-Uku and Rikkos.

Confirming the violence in a statement on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer in Plateau State, Mr Mathias Tyopev, said security men had been drafted to quell the fight.

He said, “We have received reports of tension around Dutse Uku, Rikkos, Cele Bridge and we have mobilised our personnel to the area.

Dr Drew speaks on Britney Spears health, affirms her dad is best to take care of her

Britney Spears' father's done right by her for a long time and deserves respect for that, but her latest issues might require a different approach ... so says Dr. Drew.

The celebrity doctor was leaving the Sirius building in NYC this week when he was asked about Britney's mental health and family drama, and he says folks need to lay off the pop star.

Dr. Drew then says Britney's dad, Jamie, should be applauded for his courage for putting her under conservatorship after her infamous 2008 meltdown, which allowed her to make a comeback and have renewed success in recent years.

Nigerians witnessing depression, escalated despondency and misery since conclusion of last election - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday lamented that the country had been witnessing what it called escalated despondency, depression and misery since the conclusion of the last presidential election.

The party urged Nigerians to support one another at this trying time, in order to check the rising social degeneration, particularly suicide.

Its position was contained in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan.

The statement read, “Banditry, insurgency, marauding, bloodletting and kidnapping with unmentionable ransoms, have almost become daily occurrences. Our citizenry is now battling with the worst kind of siege mentality.

Truck kills female LASTMA officer in Lagos

A truck, on Saturday, crushed an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Mrs Folashade Arogundade, 33, to death.

The officer was said to be one of the personnel deployed in Apapa to ensure the evacuation of articulated trucks from the road with a view to restoring sanity and orderliness in the area.

It was learnt that Arogundade, who was overseeing the evacuation, was hit by a truck that was put on the reverse gear by its driver.

The incident was said to have occurred around 4.45pm on Saturday.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

US judge is suspended for his anti-Trump comments

A US judge, Michael Kwan has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticising his “inability to govern and political incompetence.”

Kwan’s suspension earlier this week by the state’s supreme court says that his behaviour was in violation of the judicial code of conduct and sullied the reputation of the judiciary.

“Judge Kwan’s behaviour denigrates his reputation as an impartial, independent, dignified, and courteous jurist who takes no advantage of the office in which he serves,” the court said in a 19-page opinion.

Photo: Lagos First Lady, Bolanle Ambode officially hands over to wife of governor-elect, Joke Sanwo-Olu

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State and Chairman of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), Bolanle Ambode, has officially handed over to the wife of the Governor-elect, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, urging her to take the Committee to higher heights.

At a brief handing-over ceremony in Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, Mrs. Ambode lauded the vision of the founding mothers of the Committee, which is to compliment the efforts of government, in critical areas that are women and children- friendly.

Responding, Dr. (Mrs.) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, commended her for taking COWLSO to its current enviable height, promising that she would not deviate from the founding ideals of the committee.

Ibinabo Fiberesima’s daughter is so grown you could mistake them for twins in these photos

The ex-beauty Queen who had her only girl (daughter) for ex-Nollywood actor, Fred Amata is seen here twinning with her! It’s almost unbelievable she is this grown now. #Motherdaughter

Hajj Fare collector arraigned for N2.6m fraud

A hajj fare collector, Mustapha Usman has been arraigned at the Yobe State High Court, Damaturu, on a one-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust after allegedly misappropriating N2.6 million collected from clients,

He was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Garba Nabaruma.

He was said to have been arrested after the EFCC received a petition written against him alleging that, while he was appointed as the Hajj Fare Collector for Damaturu Local Government Area, Yobe State, he dishonestly misappropriated the sum of N2.6 million.

Tiger Woods organizes charity in Las Vegas

Tiger Woods didn't exactly have a poker face Friday night at his Vegas charity game.

Tiger and Russell Westbrook yukked it up during a game at the Whiskey Down saloon at the MGM Grand as onlookers gawked at the famous players.

Tiger organized the event -- called the Tiger Jam Experience for the TGR Foundation, which raises money for college access and educational opportunities for underserved students in the U.S. There's also a concert and a post-party and, of course, golf at Shadow Creek.

Leo DiCaprio and girlfriend stroll anonymously at World Trade Center (photos)

The two stopped at a food truck for a while, eyeballing the eats, but ended up getting nothing. They did hit up Starbucks and drank as they meandered in the area.

They went to the Oculus station at the World Trade Center ... a famous shopping area and a central stop for trains that connected numerous cities and states.

Even though he is one of the most famous people in the world, no one noticed him. 

Leo just got back from Cannes, where they premiered the Quentin Tarantino flick, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which got a 7-minute standing ovation. Mission accomplished, Leo.

Ongoing Festac market demolition: Traders speak

Some traders affected by the ongoing demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town, Lagos, have blamed market leaders for “insincerity” over the exercise.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that bulldozers moved in on Friday and began pulling down the structures in the market just as the traders started displaying their goods for sale.

Some of the affected traders told NAN that the issue of the demolition had been ongoing between the state government and the traders.

They, however, expressed shock over the exercise which occurred before the seven-day quit notice issued them expired.

IK Ogbonna’s estranged wife makes it CLEAR she is on Tonto Dikeh’s side

Nollywood actors, IK Ogbonna and Tonto Dikeh have been at war for a while now. Though it all started when IK shaded Tonto for calling out her ex, Tonto took it up from there and even threatened to sue him while also implying he is gay. Anyway, whenever Tonto Dikeh publicly insults him, she never hesitate to imply he is gay, that has been her keep point.

Now, Sonia and Tonto have been openly showing one another love. Yesterday, Sonia says her son, wants a baby sister, and she doesn’t know what to do. Tonto left a love emoji on the post, while Sonia replied with several love emojis.

A fan was however quick to correct Sonia, saying it is wrong for her to take sides with Tonto, but both Sonia and Tonto Dikeh have ignored the fan.

After a long silence, Daniella Okeke responds to sleeping with Apostle Suleman

Apostle Suleman has been washed off Stephanie Otobo’s controversy, but it seems Nollywood actress is about to make his name get dragged again on the web by opening old wounds. Late last night, the actress who was accused of sleeping with the Apostle by Stephanie Otobo went on instagram saying, SHE CAN’T TAKE IT AGAIN. Aside not being able to take it again, she also denied ever knowing Stephanie and gave her 24hours to say the truth or else…

‘U bitch I don’t know who u re, but u came to call my name out of no where? And all of a sudden u disappeared! Afterward u changed ur name? No way u ve to tell the world the truth miss otobo! I ve kept quiet for too long…God will punish you where ever you are…. I woke up to social media like every one else on dat day, wen u called my name on the internet! The way u called my name, better go and uncall it.. or else… the next 24hrs won’t be funny’