Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sexy video of Uche Ogbodo at the gym

Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo who has been into fitness for three years now says she has not fallen ill ever since she started the journey. Sharing a sexy video of her at the gym, Uche wrote;

''Breakfast At the GYM 🍁.Funny enough I havnt fallen ill for the past 3 years really since I made Fitness A Lifestyle. I feel so energetic and full of Life everyday. Make Fitness A Lifestyle Today & Say goodbye to Diseases . Just a Simple Advice from A Caring Heart 🤝.''

Oyo APC to Makinde: explain your source of wealth

The Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde, to explain the source of his N48 billion asset made public on Monday.

Chief Akin Oke the state’s chairman of the party, disclosed this in Iseyin on Tuesday.

“I don’t think I want to make comment on the issue since I have no idea, but it raises a number of issues.

“He just declared what he has, how did he come about the asset is not there,” Oke said.

Former Vanguard accountant, circulation representative jailed for fraud

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has sentenced a former Chief Accountant of Vanguard Newspapers, Bhadmus Abiodun, to seven years imprisonment for fraud.

He was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on an eight-count charge of conspiracy, forgery and stealing of about N40.66million belonging to his employer.

The court also sentenced former circulation representative of Vanguard newspaper, Benin Office, Joseph Ejike Ezeobi, to three years imprisonment over his involvement in the stealing and forgery.

Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye held that the prosecution has proven its case against Abiodun and Ezeobi beyond reasonable doubt and sentenced them to various prison terms without an option of fines.

President Buhari orders immediate payment of N30,000 minimum wage to civil servants

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate payment of the N30,000 minimum wage to Federal civil servants.

The order came amidst plans by labour to declare another industrial strike.

Only civil servants whose salaries fall below the minimum wage would earn the new wage, Buhari said.

Buhari signed the new minimum wage into law in April. The bill which was earlier passed by the National Assembly, was expected to take effect from Thursday April 18, 2019.

Kidnappers of Siasia’s mother yet to contact family

There were concerns in Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area, Bayelsa State on
Tuesday following failure of kidnappers of Madam Ogere Siasia, the mother of a former Coach and player of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia to call any of the family members.

It was gathered the concerns were based on the failing health of Ma Ogere, who was abducted without her anti-hypertensive drugs and mobile handsets.

Family members living in Odoni and Yenagoa, the state capital, were said to be disturbed over the possibility of their 80-year-old mother surviving the abduction.

Senator Ahmed Makarfi loses 99-year old father

A former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has lost his father.

His father, Alhaji Muhammad Na’iya Makarfi, who held the traditional title of Majidadin Zazzau died today in Makarfi town, Kaduna at the age of 99.

He was buried this evening according to Islamic rites.

A statement by Makarfi’s personal aide, Mukhtar Zubairu Sirajo, said:”The death has occurred of Alhaji Muhammad Na’iya Makarfi. The deceased, who also held the traditional title of Majidadin Zazzau died today in Makarfi town of Kaduna at the age of 99.

Woman dies after nose job she got as 21st birthday present goes wrong

A woman died after a nose job she got as a 21st birthday present went wrong. Maria Chiara Mete was left brain dead after the procedure at the private Casa del Sole clinic in Italy and sadly died a short time later.

The student and hairdresser is said to have undergone rhinoplasty , the reshaping of the nose, after becoming unhappy with her appearance.

She travelled to the clinic in Formia, western Italy, on June 17 for the procedure.

Lagos begins demolition of buildings in Ojodu-Berger

The Lagos State Government has begun the demolition of marked buildings on Kosoko Street, Ojodu Berger area. The government is planning to expand the road leading to Alagbole in Ogun State, hence the demolition. More photos after the cut.

Beyoncé called Meghan Markle by sweetest nickname when they met at Lion King premiere

Back in February, the reigning royals of the music world, Beyoncé and Jay Z, caused a stir when they accepted a BRIT Award while stood in front of a portrait of Meghan Markle wearing a crown.

The couple 'bowed down' to the real royal as they stood with their trophy and thanked people for the honour.

Ever since that moment, the rest of the world has been desperate for the two powerful ladies to meet in reality - and on Sunday, their wishes finally came true.

The pair met in person at the European premiere of The Lion King in London and fans have just noticed something very interesting about their encounter.

Strange! Patient stabs self to death at University of Benin Teaching Hospital

A yet-to-be identified man who was admitted at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has committed suicide.

The shocking incident occurred at the weekend at the Accident and Emergency (A & E) Ward of the hospital, as the man awaited doctors to attend to him.

Witnesses said the man stabbed himself to death with a broken louvre beside his bed.

According to the witness who said he was also admitted at the hospital said the deceased came to the hospital with his wife.

Miyetti Allah’s irresponsible for calling for Obasanjo’s arrest – Fani-Kayode

Controversial ex-Aviation chief, Femi Fani-Kayode has taken a swipe at Miyetti Allah for calling for the arrest of Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo for writing a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over wanton insecurity in the country.

Fani-Kayode said Miyetti Allah’s statement was reckless, irresponsible and dangerous for the nation as there was nothing wrong with Obasanjo drawing attention to insecurity in the land which could lead the nation into division.

Miyetti Allah had on Monday called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to as a matter of urgency, arrest Obasanjo for accusing Fulani herdsmen of being the root cause of insecurity in Nigeria.

‘Elzakzaky must not be allowed to die,’ Falana warns

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, has cautioned the Federal Government against the continued detention of Sheik Ibraheem Elzakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.

He gave the warning in a statement sent to Channels Television on Tuesday.

Falana wondered why the government has continued to keep the leader of the Shiites in custody despite court judgements ordering his release.

He added that medical experts have confirmed that Elzakzaky was ill and recommended that he should be flown out of the country for proper treatment.

Trump can't spell 'al-Qaeda' as photographer spots puzzling spelling in speech

From the infamous ' covfefe ' typo to calling Tim Cook ' Tim Apple ' - Donald Trump is no stranger to making gaffes, both written and spoken.

Continuing this glorious tradition were the notes he made for a speech delivered at a "Made in America" event.

While he used the  occasion to once again lay into Democrat Congresswoman Ihlan Omar - hot on the heels of misguided comments which have been branded as "xenophobic" - a closer look at his speech revealed an embarrassing error.

Gleefully pointed out by Washington Post photographer Jabin Botsford , the notes read: "This is the greatest country in the world.

Tonto Dikeh’s ex-friend, Blessing Osom calls her out in a lengthy message on instagram

O gba e nu tan o! Tonto Dikeh’s ex-friend, Blessing Osom has called her out in a lengthy message on instagram, asking God to be the judge. She spoke about how broke the actress is and how she was of great help to her and even introduced her to someone who in turn gives her millions for up keep. It's a lengthy one... What she wrote below….

Instagram star's boyfriend 'slits her throat and posts photos of corpse online'

An Instagram "e-girl" was almost decapitated by a young man who then posted grisly pictures of her corpse online, according to police.

Bianca Devins, 17, was found dead after social media users began sharing photos of her body.

Her alleged killer - 21-year-old Brandon Andrew Clark - is accused of slitting her throat and posting an image of her body along with a message reading "I'm sorry Bianca" before stabbing himself in the neck.

Police say they believe he was her boyfriend and there is no evidence to support online claims that he was an obsessed internet stalker.

Goodluck Jonathan also visits Pa Fasoranti over daughter's death (photos)

Nigeria’s immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan today visited Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over the death of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin.

The former president had earlier condoled with Pa Fasoranti after sharing on his Twitter handle that his family offers their deepest solidarity now and always.

He decried Olakunrin’s murder by suspected herdsmen adding that no one deserves to hear such news, “not the least being Pa Fasoranti, a man that has given so much to Nigeria and asked so little.”

Daughter's tearful reunion with parents 30 year after she was abducted and sold

A woman broke into tears as she reunited with her biological parents 30 years after she was kidnapped, sold to another family and given a new name.

Moving photos show the 33-year-old woman and her parents - Tang Weiqi and Tang Shuqin - hugging for the first time since she was abducted at age three in February 1989.

The daughter, who was renamed Wang Shanshan by her new family, said: "Mum, I've been looking for you forever."

The Tangs said they allowed their daughter to go with an acquaintance and serve as a flower girl at a wedding.

Ned Nwoko loses against Nwaoboshi at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the two suits filed by Ned Nwoko, challenging election of Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi as the PDP candidate representing Delta North district in the Oct. 2, 2018 primary of the party held in Delta.

Nwoko is the billionaire husband of teenage Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels.

The five-man panel of justices lead by Justice Inyang Okoro, dismissed the suit for lack of jurisdiction.

Passenger hides cocaine under his wig in failed bid to smuggle drugs

An airline passenger hid half a kilo of cocaine under his "oversized" toupee in a failed bid to smuggle the drug into Spain.

The man gave himself away as he tried to pass through border control at Barcelona's El Prat airport following an 11-hour flight from Bogota, Colombia.

Border guards noticed his hairpiece looked odd and they pulled him in for questioning to find out if he was hiding anything under the wig.

He had also attracted attention because he looked nervous following the transatlantic flight.

Photos from Rita Dominic's birthday dinner...

Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic was a year older over the weekend and the actress held a birthday dinner that was attended by her colleagues and friends in the industry. More photos below…

Presidency reacts as ex-CNN broadcaster, Isha Sesay writes a book on Chibok girls

The Presidency has welcomed with reservations a new book titled “Beneath The Tamarind Tree”, written about the kidnapping of 270 Chibok school girls, by Isha Sesay, the ex-CNN broadcaster and now a Child Rights activist.

A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, however, noted that the book was hampered by misrepresentations.

According to him, the book should serve the purpose of spotlighting the crimes against humanity by Boko Haram terrorists, etching it permanently on the public mind.

Zamfara Governor applauds Femi Gbajabiamila for appointing Zamfara indigene as chief of staff

The Zamfara State Executive Governor, Dr. Bello Muhammad has commended the Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abdulhakeem Olufemi Gbajabiamila for his nationalistic approach over the honour done to the state in the appointment of former Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alh. Sanusi Garba Rikiji as his Chief of Staff.

Governor Matawalle expressed his profound gratitude for the gesture adding that, the appointment is not for Rikiji family but for the Government and people of Zamfara State.

He described Sanusi Rikiji as humble, trust worthy and committed person who is equal to the task. The Government and people of Zamfara State stand firmly with the Speaker, fully confident that the Chief of Staff would do the state proud, much as the Rt. Hon. Speaker is bound to be the happiest in the choice of Sanusi Rikiji. We are behind him and he will not fail you insha Allah, he added.

Gunmen kidnap Zamfara State’s Director of Budget, Hamza Salihu... his deputy killed at the spot

The Zamfara Government has confirmed the kidnap of its Director of Budget, Alhaji Hamza Salihu.

The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General, Press Affairs to Gov. Bello Matawalle, in Gusau.

“Zamfara State Governor, Dr Bello Matawallen, has described as terrible and disturbing, Sunday afternoon abduction of the state’s Director of Budget, Alhaji Hamza Salihu, who was abducted along with two other persons near Kachia in Kaduna State while on their way to Akwanga in Nasarawa State on an official trip.

“It is very unfortunate that while efforts are being strengthened to stop armed banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other crimes peacefully without any bloodshed, some bad elements who have chosen to remain unrepentant will still use security uniforms to stop and kidnap unsuspecting law-abiding citizens,” he said.

Senate calls for National Security Summit

The Senate today called for immediate convocation of a National Security Summit to address insecurity in the country.

This is following a point of order raised by Sen. Ayo Akinyelure (APC Ondo), over the killing of one her constituents, Mrs Funke Olakunrin.

Akinyelure expressed concern over the killing and similar ones, which he described as “increasing and incessant murder of innocent Nigerians by gunmen along major highways in the country.”

He also cautioned that if immediate actions were not taken, the development might lead to ethno-religious crises, especially in the Southern part of the country.

Mozambique approves law to combat child marriage

The Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique ha s approved a law on the prevention of early marriage.

Edson Macuacua, Head of the Commission of Human Rights, Constitutional Affairs and Legality,
who lauded the parliament for the legislation, told the parliamentarians that with the law, there would be a reduction in the number of girls dropping out of school and fewer girls forced to marry at an early age.

“It will ensure full growth and development of the girls’ personality, which contributes to a more just society, where boys and girls enjoy equal opportunities,’’ said Macuacua.