Saturday, July 18, 2015

Laide Bakare Opens Up For The First Time On Her Husband’s Alleged EFCC’ Case, Sealing Up Of Property

Laide Bakare for the first time has explained in a comprehensive way on her husband’s alleged case with EFCC and why the commission declared him wanted last year. She also denied running to the US when the case was at its peak and spoke about how she met her husband (her 2nd), how they fell in love and now have two kids and how her marriage has been a blessing to her including producing a G-Wagon. Below is what she told YNaija;

On why she left Nigeria when the case was at its peak she said;

“I did not run away as widely speculated, I travelled to the US to have my child like I always do…that is where I had all my children.  I travel to have all my children abroad because of the opportunities and access to good medical facilities that one can boast of. I left when the pregnancy was six months and came back together to Nigeria with my baby weeks ago.”

International Body Recognizes Jega, To Pick Award Soon

Former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, has been nominated winner of this year’s edition of the Charles T. Mannat Democracy award.

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems, IFES, based in the United States, administrators of the award, will present the award to Mr. Jega and other awardees at an elaborate ceremony in Washington D.C. on September 29.

Every year, IFES, a leading pro-democracy organisation that advocates improved electoral systems around the world, recognizes accomplishments of individuals in advancing freedom and democracy.

You Are The Future, Aisha Buhari Tells Nigerian Children

Aisha Buhari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife today hosted some children to an elaborate reception as part of activities marking this year’s Eid-el-Fitri. While addressing the children whom she hosted inside the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, she told them to be good ambassadors of their parents and the country, saying they need to complement the efforts of the government by studying very hard in school.

 “The future of this great country lies in your hands. You are to complement the efforts of government by working very hard in school and to be obedient to your parents. Tomorrow, you may be the President, the President’s wife, senators, honourable members, governors, medical doctors, teachers, journalists, engineers, nurses, lawyers and the rest of our honourable professions,” she said.

Gunmen Abduct N15b Compensation Fund Disbursment Committee Chairman

According to Premium Times, Unidentified gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Friday abducted the Chairman, Odi Compensation Funds Disbursement Committee in Bayelsa, Zibokere Daukiye, the police said. The Police spokesperson in the state, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident in Yenagoa on Saturday.

“In the early hours of Friday, some unknown gunmen stormed the residence of Professor Zibokere Daukiye, the Chairman of Odi Compensation Fund Disbursement Committee, at Odi community, in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area.

Ogun LG Aspirant Escapes Assassination

A local government chairman aspirant, Ekundayo Olusola escaped assassination by whisker as gunmen stormed his residence at the wee hours of Friday in search of him. Olusola, who is the incumbent vice chairman of Abeokuta South local government council is among those eyeing the chairmanship seat in the next local government election in the state.

An eyewitness accounts that the gunmen stormed his residence asking for him but were told that he was not around. They then pounced on his wife and kids. They beat them and could have possibly killed them if not for the quick intervention of neighbours,” the eyewitness said.

The incident occurred at Olusola’s residence located at Ekundayo compound, Obantoko area of Abeokuta in Ogun state.

Nigeria Is World's Second Largest Consumer Of Champagne

It has been revealed at the luxury and wealth summit holding in Johannesburg, South Africa that Nigeria has now become the world's second largest consumer of champagne, after France. Now, we can be sure that night club owners smile to the bank every morning, lol.

After Flying From Scotland, Burnley, Newcastle, Nigerian Embassy Fails Citizens

Lol, it’s not even funny. Read the mail I just received from a Nigerian in the UK.

Hi Ladun,

I don’t understand why we can't get simple things right as a people and we always make fool of ourselves as Nigerians. Nigeria embassy in d UK gave hundreds of Nigerians in the UK appointment for yesterday July,17th 2015. On getting to the embassy, they pasted the attached document (above) that the embassy is closed due to holiday in Nigeria and will resume next week Tuesday.

Photos: Shoki Master, Orezi Weds??

The singer took to his instagram page to announce 'his engagement' which supposedly took place yesterday, His fans have been congratulating him online, but we are not so sure if it was his wedding even though he looks like the groom, because a lot of artists have deceived their fans with such pictures in the past. However, a traditional wedding held, might be his sister's wedding or another person in his family. Anyway see another photo he posted below with another caption. So decide for yourself, lol.

Photo: My Mother Threatened To Kill Me– Six-Year-Old Boy Stabbed By Mom Explains

Culled From Punch;

Six-year-old Promise Eboye, should not be alive, at least going by the four gory looking stab injuries on his back. The boy survived an attack that would have killed even an adult had the injuries been sustained in vital parts of the body.

Promise, a bright and sharp boy lives with his mother and step-father in Kollington area of Ijaiye, Lagos, while his biological father lives in Benin, Edo State.

Radio Biafra Fires Back At NBC Again, Says You Lied, We Are Still Broadcasting

After NBC said in a statement yesterday that SSS have arrested engineers of Biafra Radio and seized their transmitters, the radio operators have fired back saying it is not true and they are still very much operating. They denied the news that any of their engineers were arrested by SSS men and said instead they are broadcasting strongly.

On its official website and via its Twitter account, the management of the radio outfit said;

“We want to categorically report to great and hardcore ‎Biafrans that the news going around the media that our engineer was arrested by DSS is false.

“All our engineers are intact. We urge you to remain formidable and disciplined, the battle is heavy and we are winning already. We are live in Biafraland. Call on Chukwu Okike Abiama to help us all and our leader Nnamdi Kanu.

 “We are unstoppable. We are formidable. We Biafrans we have superior technology. All that money is wasted,” it said.

Unpaid Salaries: Oyedepo Donates Truck Loads Of Food Stuff To Osun Citzens

Truck loads of food stuff donated to workers and other categories of people in Osun State by the Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Dr. David Oyedepo, have arrived in the state for distribution.

The State Pastor of the LFCW, Olumuyiwa Emmanuel, announced the arrival of the food aid on Wednesday during the mid-week service of the church in Osogbo, the state capital.

The cleric said the bishop donated the food items which included rice, vegetable oil, tomato pastes and others for distribution to church members and other residents of the state who were experiencing lack. He stated that the food would be distributed at the church premises on Sunday (tomorrow) after service.

Divorce Update: I Have Never Beaten My Wife Before… Emeka Ike Insists

In the divorce saga going on between Nollywood actor Emeka Ike and his wife Suzanne, the actor has come out to defend himself saying he has never beaten his wife before and he will never do that because he is not a woman beater. He also asked people to go to their former area and ask their neighbours if he has ever touched her before. Emeka further said he has a 14-year old son and the boy should atleast know if he beats his mother. He says his wife can quietly divorce him, but not frame him up as a woman beater. He however ended it that he loves his wife and not aware of any divorce process going on in a Lagos court, but admits his wife is presently not staying with him and the kids and asked that anyone who sees her should please tell her to return home, because she is dearly missed. He also stated that though his wife is not in their house at the moment, he however got to know about the alleged divorce online. His words to a Punch reporter after the cut.

Davido Has Not Been Invited By NDLEA, White Substance Was To Promote African Culture- Manager

Davido’s manager, Kamal Ajiboye has disclosed to Saturday Beats that the singer has not been invited by the officials of NDLEA and neither has any police station contacted them. Kamal said a lot of people misinterpreted the video and it was because they did not watch it to the end. He urged people to watch it to the end then they would understand what the singer promoted was an African culture, he said. Read his exact statement on the alleged drug issue after the cut.

It Is Only Natural For Toke Makinwa’s Husband To Cheat- Etcetera Writes

When you heard the news that Toke Makinwa’s husband impregnated his girlfriend, you all took to social media to rain insults on Nigerian men. Why men cheat on women their love become a topic for all female radio presenters in the country.

Aren’t you all tired of asking the same question over and over as if it is some perplexing unfathomable mystery? Your question is rhetorical, but since it keeps coming up again and again, let me provide some explanations to help you understand the reasons. I will simply tell it like it is, with no bull, tact, or political correctness. It’s just that oftentimes; women do not accept the explanations. But in fact, one can understand it through common sense. Sometimes a man would cheat on his wife or girlfriend because he doesn’t love her anymore; he is bored with her, or even possibly unhappy with their relationship.

Friday, July 17, 2015

SSS Arrests Operators Of Radio Biafra

Nigeria’s broadcasting industry regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has said that it has confiscated transmitters being used by the controversial Radio Biafra across the South east, thereby effectively neutralizing illegal broadcasts from the radio station.

NBC also claimed it has arrested operators of the radio station while it was working to stop the transmission through the internet. The Director General of NBC, Emeka Mba said this in a statement released today in Abuja. He also disclosed that the brains behind the radio station are currently being interrogated by security operatives.

It will be recalled that the government had earlier said it has confiscated the transmitters of the radio stations, but the directors released a press statement shortly after that to say it was untrue and they are still very much transmitting.

Teacher Gets One Year Jail Term For Assaulting Pupil

A teacher will serve a one-year jail sentence after a Alexandra Magistrates Court magistrate sentenced her to six years behind bars, with five years suspended for assaulting a pupil with a hosepipe in February last year.

Handing down the sentence, Magistrate Gideon Suhnetler, who has certainly set the precedent as this is the first time in South Africa a teacher has been sentenced to prison, said it was high time teachers started respecting that corporal punishment has no place in the country, Sowetan reported on Friday.

Arrest Boko Haram Not Dasuki, Fayose Tells Buhari

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says dictatorship is returning to Nigeria with the sealing-off of the residences of Sambo Dasuki, a retired colonel and former national security adviser.  He asked the president to put Boko Haram, and not Dasuki, under house arrest.

In a statement issued on Friday on the two-day-old SSS siege to Dasuki’s residence in Abuja, Fayose said the persecution of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts and others perceived as opposed to the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government “is an ominous sign of imminent return of dictatorship and draconian rule in Nigeria”. Continue...

We Will Do Our Best To Wipe Out Boko Haram…Buhari Led Government Assures Again

The Vice-President of Nigeria has disclosed that he was directed by the president of the country to visit Gombe twin bomb blasts victims which he visited this afternoon at the Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe. Osinbajo who spoke to the victims and their families said it was sad that on the day people are meant to be celebrating they are mourning men, women and children and it is indeed a sad thing. He also assured them that the president sends his greetings and boko haram will be wiped out in no time. What he said after the cut;

“The incident is unfortunate; we are convinced we are going to stamp out insurgency in the country. This morning when we paid the President Sallah homage, he asked me to come to Gombe to commiserate with the people, the Emir and governor of Gombe over the terrible incident that happened. He said I should let them know that we are with them; we heard about the death of men, women and children and we feel your pains. People should be rejoicing in celebration of Sallah but instead they are mourning; it is unfortunate,” he said.

He continued; “I salute the braveness of Gombe people. In spite of the unfortunate incident they are still in the market. This is because they know, it is only God that can protect them, men can only do their best,” he concluded.

Today’s Giveaway Is Here...

No I didn’t forget, was just busy with one or two things. Let’s go… The lucky numbers for today will be numbers 200 and 1005. Good luck…

Photos: VP Osinbajo Visits Hospitalized Gombe Bomb Blast Survivors

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo this afternoon visited the Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe, to see victims of yesterday bomb blast which rocked Gombe Central Market and killed over 50 people. See more photos below...

Photos: Buhari Escapes Delighted Mob After Eid Prayers

President Buhari has recalled how he narrowly escaped a delighted mob after the Eid prayers at the National Mosque Abuja. He disclosed this while receiving the Muslim Community in the Federal Capital Territory that paid him a traditional Sallah homage at the Presidential Villa today.

The President said, “I thank you most sincerely for fulfilling the tradition of greetings for whoever occupies this place. I thank you very much for your loyalty to the country, as represented by our institutions and to the system.

“Today, during and immediately after the prayers, I think I was bombarded by the youths who almost overwhelmed the security, and I had to hold tight to my gown to get to my car. Continue and also see more photos below...

Nigerians Top S3x Traffic Workers In The UK

Nigerians, Albanians, and Romanians have topped the list of countries that traffic s3x workers to the United Kingdom, the Home Office has revealed after 11 people were sentenced on Thursday for trafficking s3x workers.

According to a report by Thomson Reuters Foundation, up to 13,000 victims of modern slavery in Britain are forced to work in factories and farms, sold for s3x in brothels or kept in domestic servitude, among other forms of slavery, according to the Home Office (interior ministry). Most come from Albania, Nigeria and Romania.

Buhari Appoints New Civil Defence Commandant-General

The appointment of Mr. Abdullahi Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps has been approved by President Buhari today.

According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Muhammadu succeeds Dr. Ade Abolurin, who has retired from service. He said the new NSCDC boss, who was an Assistant Commandant-General of the NSCDC before his new appointment, hailed from Muye in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State.

Muhammadu holds a B.Sc in Sociology from the University of Sokoto, and a Masters in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. We wish him all the best.

Family Fines Housewife N50,000 Over Adultery

A 29-year-old house wife, identified simply as Vero, has been accused of infidelity in Irri community, in the Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State.

Her husband, identified as Ben, on Thursday told the elders of the community that he caught his wife in illicit love affair in an uncompleted building. Sources said Umukoro insisted that the elders must dissolve the marriage in line with the tradition of the Isoko people.

Photos: Buhari, Saraki Meet At Eid Prayers

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been pictured with President Buhari together at the National Mosque, Abuja. Click below for more photos...

Two Men Charged For S3xually Assaulting Teen Girl In Lagos

Two men, Kazeem Lawal, 21, and Shakiru Ibisode,18, yesterday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for s3xually assaulting a teenage girl.

Lawal, a welder, who resides on Otta Road in Orile-Agege and Ibisode, a trader of 32, Ogundare Street, Ile Epo, Abule-Egba road, in Lagos, were arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and s3xual assault.

Boy,Girl 10 & 8 Caught Having S3x In Ajegunle

Two families resident in the Ajegunle area of Lagos state have rained unprintable curses on themselves after a 10-year-old boy was caught by his father having carnal knowledge with an eight-year-old girl of the other family.

It is said that the children were playing hide and seek when the boy, 10, invited the girl, 8 into their apartment on Idewu street and told her to pull her clothes so that they ‘would do it.’

Industry Nite Tour With Smirnoff Heats Up, PH City You Are Next

Benin City experienced the Smirnoff Industry Nite rave on the 26th of June, 2015 and the whole town is still buzzing about what a night it was.

Next stop on the list for Smirnoff/Industry Nite tour is Port Harcourt. The party moves on to the coal city on the 18th of July at Edi’s Wine Bar in G.R.A. So, if you’re looking for an exciting and epic weekend, make a date with Smirnoff for this Saturday and get ready to be wowed!

The artistes performing are all excited so you can be sure of mind blowing performances from Mr. Incredible; M.I, Ill Bliss, Kiss Daniel  and a host of other musical talents and of course, dropping the hottest tunes will be Smirnoff’s Brand Ambassador DJ SPINALL. Eddy’s wine bar in G.R.A will play host to this one of a kind party billed to begin by 10pm.

Mentally Challenged Patients Attack Doctors At Psychiatric Hospital Yaba

Doctors at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba have deserted their post over recurrent attacks from mentally challenged patients at the hospital. The psychiatrists who have suffered diverse form of injuries from violent attacks of their patients are currently on strike to push for an increase in security personnel within the establishment.

The President, Association of Resident Doctors of the hospital, Dr. Jeje Oyetayo, said that doctors had to embark on an indefinite strike after the last attack on two female doctors at the outpatient unit of the hospital in June.

Cameroon Bans Full-Face Veil After Suicide Bombings

Cameroon has joined the league of West-African nations to ban the Islamic full-face veil following two suicide bomb attacks. Last month Chad announced a similar ban after suspected Boko Haram militants attacks in its capital. However, the ban is effective in its far north region with an high density of Islamic faithfuls.

Two women dressed in the religious garments blew themselves up on sunday in Fotokol, killing 13 people. In Nigeria, Boko Haram militants have increasingly been using female suicide bombers as they are often able to smuggle bombs undetected into public places.

Man Catches Wife Sleeping With His Own Blood Brother

Ojo Owoeye, a middle-aged timber contractor has told a customary court sitting in Akoko, Ondo state that he caught his wife, Mrs Bola Owoeye having sex with his brother. The husband said that he reported his wife and his younger brother to his mother-in-law , but the latter pacified him. His younger brother has also denied having extra marital affairs with his wife.

Ojo told the court saying, "My Lord, there was a time I cam home from a journey around 9pm and met my wife naked with only her wrapper around her chest, sitting on my brother's lap.

He also told the court that at a time he had to destroy his wife's mobile phone when he discovered that she often receives calls from other men. The court has since dissolved the union based on the husband's accusations.

Sallah: Police Seal Recreation Centres In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Umar Shehu has said that places for fun seekers such as Gamji Gate Amusement park, Galaxy Park among other parks in the state would be closed down for the sallah celebrations. They have also banned social gatherings at all forms of recreation centres. He however said Muslims would be allowed to pray on Eid ground and must return home after prayers. Hear him;

"Praying on the Eid ground is a sign that Ramadan has ended. After that everybody must return home."

Bomb Explodes At Damaturu Eid Praying Ground, Kills 3

A bomb has just exploded in Damaturu, Yobe. Muslim faithfuls were gathering for early morning Eid prayers as 3 people are confirmed to have been killed. The Eid prayer ground affected by the blast is located at phase-one along Maidugiri road.

Collapsed Synagogue Building: TB Joshua, Engineers Must Be Prosecuted- Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, says he will enforce the verdict of the coroner’s inquest on the September 12, 2014 Synagogue Church building collapse.

The governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, on Thursday, said his government would uphold and enforce the sanctity of the law in the state, urging residents of the state to also respect the rule of law.

Ambode said, “The coroner’s verdict of July 7, 2015, made a number of recommendations which the state government would act upon accordingly.

Bleaching Expert, Pela Tonye Releases New Photos To Mark Birthday

The top bleaching expert and arguably the most talked about bleaching expert in the country, is a year older today. See more photos after the cut.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Dabota Lawson Starts Cosmetic Line… Names Her Company Billionaire’s Wife LTD

You think it’s easy to marry a billionaire and just keep quiet? No no no, you are joking!! Guess what? Dabota Lawson has unveiled her cosmetic line and she says it’s a subsidiary of BILLIONAIRE WIFE (BW) LTD, her company. Now that’s how to flaunt who you ARE. A BILLIONAIRE’S WIFE.  Lmao… see what she wrote after the cut. 

SSS Operatives Surround Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki’s Houses

Personnel of the State Security Service, SSS, are currently laying siege on the private residence of the immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in the Asokoro district of Abuja.

A source familiar with the matter told Premium Times that the operatives, led by one Mohammed, arrived Mr. Dasuki’s residence at about 6:40 pm in four Hilux vans and asked all the soldiers on guard to stay away.

They said they were at the property to see the former NSA for official reasons.

Sultan Of Sokoto Directs Muslims To Observe Eid Al-Fitr Tomorrow

Sultan of Sokoto has directed all Muslims in the country to observe Eid Al-Fitr tomorrow, 17th July, 2015, following sighting of the moon in Sokoto, Kano and Borno.

Lekki Robbery Suspect Sues Police From Jail

One of the four suspects paraded by the police in connection with the March 12, 2015 robbery of the Lekki branch of First City Monument Bank, Ebi Tosan, has sued the police, seeking damages in the sum of N1m.

The twenty-year-old, who was arrested on April 5, 2015, claimed that it was unlawful for the police to continue to keep him in detention without admitting him to bail.

Tosan, who was paraded by the police along with three others  – Duke Odogbo, 38; Lawrence Kingsley, 31; and Ekelemo Kuete, 30 – is therefore seeking a court order directing the police to immediately release him on bail.

Buhari Appointed His ‘Daughter’ As INEC Chairman- PDP

The PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, has said his party would reject any election conducted by the Acting Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Mrs. Amina Zakari, because she is a ‘daughter’ to the president head of state and her elections cannot be credible. Metuh said it is surprising to him and indeed the world that the president can appoint someone who is his daughter to such a position.

Metuh said these today when he paid a courtesy visit to kari,the National Democratic Institute and International Republican Institute in Abuja. Hear him;

Full Text: President Buhari’s Eid-El-Fitr Message To Nigerians

Fellow Compatriots,

I greet and felicitate with you all, especially our citizens of the Islamic faith on this auspicious occasion of the 2015 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

I congratulate all those who have successfully completed the Ramadan fast in keeping with the injunction of our Creator. Continue...

Same Pastor Who Asked Members To Eat Live Snakes Now Feed Them With Their Pants & Bras (Photos)

I am forced to believe this whole thing isn’t true. But when a man says he is a pastor, has a Facebook page where they report his ‘church’ activities and we see photos to prove it, then I don’t know what to say. The same Pastor Penuel of End time ministries in South Africa, who recently fed his members with live snakes, have also asked them, mostly women, to pull off their bras and pants and eat them. He even rode on the men like donkeys. Speechless. More photos below.

Photos: Glamour Model Stopped From Seeing Pope Because She Wasn’t Wearing A Bra

A controversial glamour model was escorted from a public gathering to see the Pope because she was wearing a revealing top without a bra. Busty Victoria Xipolitakis, 29, from Argentina, wore just a tiny white top under blue dungarees during her attempt to get an audience with Pope Francis in Asuncion, Paraguay when he visited.

But when guards noticed what she was wearing and the public began yelling insults, security and police officer quickly escorted her away. The controversial pin-up is no stranger to attracting attention and has already been involved in two other scandals this year. See a fuller photo after the cut. Bad girl.

Activist, Mechanic Arraigned For Kidnapping Judge

A 72-year-old veteran journalist and rights activist, Pa Ahmed Adoke, and 41-year-old mechanic, Mr. John Sule, were on Wednesday arraigned by the Kogi State Police Command for allegedly kidnapping a state High Court judge, Justice Samuel Obayomi.

Adoke, who is said to be related to the immediate past Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, and Sule   were arraigned before the Lokoja Chief Magistrate’s Court II presided over by Mr. Alhassan Husaini. They were alleged to have on May 25, along with others now at large, conspired, armed themselves with offensive weapons and kidnapped the judge.