The singer who shut down Ivory Coast yesterday made a quick stop at an orphanage where he donated items to them in the spirit of Valentine before his much talked about last night show. See more photos below.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
A number of people have died in a motorway pile-up involving more than 50 vehicles in Pennsylvania. The crash, 120km (75miles) north-west of Philadelphia, left trucks and cars strewn across three lanes of traffic and the central reservation.
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency said 40 people had been taken to hospital and 70 to a temporary shelter. Drivers have been urged to use caution amid cold weather and drifting snow.
A spokeswoman for Penn State Hershey Medical Center said three patients had been brought in in a critical condition, three more with moderate to severe injuries and four with minor injuries.
Agency spokesman Cory Angell said drifting snow had been reported in the area of the crash, which took place on the eastern carriageway of Interstate 78 near the town of Bethel Township.
The 90-year old woman, Fatima Koko who donated her N1m life savings to fund part of President Buhari’s election campaign last year has passed on. In a statement by Femi Adeshina, the President’s spokesman, Buhari joins her family to mourn her death and said Nigerians old and young, have a lot to learn from her lifestyle. May her soul rest in peace.
Famous boxer, who recently dragged it out with Mayweather on the ring, has built hundreds of houses for the poor in his hometown, Philippines. According to him he loves giving to the poor and this is accordance to the words of God in the scriptures.
Manny Pacquiao who announced this on his instagram page wrote;
I'm so happy giving this houses free to my constituents in Sarangani Province from my own pocket more than thousand families are the beneficiaries. and i'm still building more because i always believe what the bible says; 1 Peter 4:8-10 NIV
 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.  Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.  Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms. Thank you Lord for everything even some people are criticizing me but I'm still happy because you live in me.
A Lagos Prophet, Ebenezer Akindele of The Pillar of Truth Cherubim and Seraphim (C&S), Meiran, Lagos, has said God wants Bola Ahmed Tinubu to shun elective office as He God has better a better position for him. He also warned that the APC leader should desist from taking any traditional post such as Aare Onakakanfo warning that what God has in stock for him is way higher.
Speaking further, the Prophet said God said Tinubu should maintain his position as APC leader and shun every gimmick to lure him for any elective office.
“God said that Asiwaju Tinubu should also avoid some traditional titles like Aare Onakakanfo, the Yoruba war generalissimo. The Lord said He is taking Tinubu to a position higher than these posts. God wants Tinubu to be closer to Him and His prophets. Day and night Tinubu must seek Good in prayer. God said He has prepared a comfortable seat for him in high places.
“God said Tinubu should be praying for sound health and long life. If he can do this God said He is ready to perform more political wonders through him as a politician and community leader,” he said.
Last week, residents of Jiwa community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) witnessed a ceremony marking the solemnisation of a gay marriage in the area. Leadership Newspaper reports that the ceremony was however cut short by the intervention of men of the Nigeria police who promptly arrested the suspects.
On Saturday February 6, 2016 a popular hotel in Jiwa Community of Abuja, King’s Land Hotel hosted two male guests who were there to celebrate their marriage, otherwise known as same-sex marriage. According to findings, the stage was already set with the hall decorated awaiting the commencement of the ceremony. At about 5.30 pm many invited guests were already seated for the occasion, with invited guests, including their sponsors, the chairman of the occasion and other guests in their hundreds awaiting the commencement of the ceremony.
Pastor Who Announced He Needs A Teen To Massage His Waist Because Of Persistent Pain, Got One & Raped Her
Sincerely I am tired of rape stories, really really tired of reporting them, but then people must be informed. Whatever happened to men asking women of their age out, pastor or no pastor. What ever happened to sex workers? Sincerely, rapist shouldn’t be given a second chance. I am sorry for the harsh words but the truth is they are wicked souls and should be kept somewhere far.
The pastor of Agape Baptist Church, Pastor Oprite Amakiri, 50, has been arrested and detained at the Rumuolumeni Police Division in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers state for raping an 18-year old choir member.
Pastor Amakri who has confessed to raping the chorister before he was exposed and arrested by the police had allegedly prophesied to about 200 members of his church that he had been battling waste pain for the past two years and stressed that God told him that a girl between the age of 12 and 18 years old would be needed to massage his waste for him to be healed.
I am writing you today because I am a Christian myself. I am not writing this article to attack you; on the contrary, I am writing it to wake you up from sleeping in these dark hours. Jesus asked His disciples to pray, but they went to sleep instead. Believers have gone to sleep spiritually worldwide, especially in Nigeria. I want you to be awake to righteousness – (1st Corinthians 15:34 says, “Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame”). I want to help you in the spirit of meekness – Galatians 6:1.
I saw a lot of tweets and Facebook posts by Nigerians expressing their disgust about the all white yacht party you did in Dubai. What is most worrisome is that the (touch not my anointed) believers won’t tell you that you are glamorizing the ministry by putting your lavish lifestyles on display and deceiving lazy Christians that the party in Dubai is what God wants, what God can do, and what God has provided.
The naira has unfortunately declined once again at the parallel market due to the persistence of dollar scarcity and now sells at N338 to a dollar.
The local currency had closed at 335, 318, 313.5 and 310 on Thursday, Wednesday, Tuesday and Monday, respectively.
The CBN has left the official exchange rate unchanged at N197 to the dollar on its official interbank window.
This happened yesterday during a flight from Lagos to Abuja. The Man Ayodele Ayokunle mid-air went on his knees and asked Temidayo, his boo to be his forever. She said yes and co-passengers went into jubilation congratulating them. So cute.
Exactly four years after Whitney Houston’s death, infighting between the administrator of daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown’s estate and her relatives are threatening to run Brown’s estate into the ground.
That’s according to Brown’s estate administrator Bedelia Hargrove, who sued Brown’s grandmother Cissy Houston and aunt Pat Houston Feb. 4 for “breach of trust,” for not doling out money from Brown’s trust fund to pay the cost of operating the estate, BOSSIP reports.
The trust is supposed to pay all of Brown’s estate’s expenses, and the Houstons, as co-trustees, have to sign off on any money coming in or going out.
An agent specializing in agriculture at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), has been busy scouring roses, carnations and all other manner of flowers and plants imported through Miami's international airport, mainly from Latin America.
They are on the lookout for diseases or insects that could wreak havoc on the floral and agricultural industries in the United States. Talk about taking no chances, One day Nigeria will also get there.
Only Children Wait For A Particular Day To Celebrate Love, Singer Essence Diss Valentine Celebration
Singer Essence has said Valentine’s day, February, 14th which is widely celebrated across the world means almost nothing to her because she isn’t a child and does not believe love should be celebrated on a particular day alone. While speaking with Vanguard on how she will celebrate hers on Sunday, the singer said;
“I will be in church that day loving my God. I’m not a loving-for-one-day kind of person. Anybody that only loves me for one day doesn’t truly love me. I don’t believe in this idea of wearing Red on one day and eating lots of cake and chocolate in the name of celebrating love. I’m a grown woman; only children wait for a particular day to celebrate love.”
Friday, February 12, 2016
The house the pastor ran out from
Residents of Wahab Close in Ejigbo in Lagos State, western Nigeria, were stunned by the drama that played out in their area after a pastor who sneaked into a man’s house to make love with the man’s wife was caught in the act.
The pastor, who had already pulled off his pair of trousers and soutane, ran out wearing only his underwear when the man, known as Vitalis Okere, barged into his home.
The action caused commotion in the street as the residents expressed shock over what happened.
I have written glowingly about the Olajumoke duckling-to-swan story for a few days now on my facebook page and praised those whose hands were compelled by the benevolence of fate to change her life.
However, I’m a bit uncomfortable with the overexposure of the young lady to the media. That’s just me but from experience it may have unpleasant consequences if it it not well-managed.
I agree that she should enjoy her newfound fame within the ambits of the international attention she’s receiving presently but I can’t help thinking too that she’s walking into a treacherous terrain with much of that overexposure.
A 48 year-old woman caused a mild drama at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja after she allegedly vomited 15 wraps of white, powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine.
Saidat Hassan, a mother of three, was arrested at the central screening section of the departure hall during the screening of passengers on an Egypt Airline flight to Jedda, Saudi Arabia, en-route Cairo.
She was immediately apprehended by officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) who discovered that she had ingested 80 wraps of cocaine weighing 904 grammes, the agency said in a statement on Friday.
The Nigerian Air Force says it has been able to identify possible locations of the abducted Chibok girls.
The Director of Public Relations at the Nigerian Air Force, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, told Channels Television that the Air Force is abstaining from attacking the area to make sure that the girls are not hit.
He added that the latest aerial bombardment of Sambisa forest had been aimed at the logistics of the Boko Haram sect and not areas where the girls could be located.
I told you Olajumoke can hardly speak in English, well that is soon to be over now, as famous CEO of Sujimoto Group; a Nigerian Company offering Luxury Real Estate Development has offered Olajumoke and her family a luxury accommodation in Lagos. He also said he would be sponsoring her through school. Her Publicity, Azuka Ogujiuba who announced this online wrote;
@sujimoto81 how many more Olajumoke do we have, who left their comfort zone to look for opportunity, the Olajumoke’s story is the Nigerian story, a story of preparation that meets opportunity … Thanks @sujimotong for providing luxury accommodation and Education for Olajumoke & her family.
See more photos below.
Omg! Ben Bruce has no chill at all. He is literally out for all, lol. So Senator Buruji Kashamu went on twitter to say Germany is ready to support Nigeria on terrorism and anti-corruption and Ben Bruce gave him an epic reply saying, YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO BE IN JAIL.
Ofcourse most of you know Kashamu and NDLEA are still in court ironing out issues on whether he should be extradited to the US for his alleged drug offences or not. But was that reply necessary?
A Spanish civil servant has been fined €27,000 (£21,000; $30,000) after not going to work for "at least" six years. Joaquin Garcia's absence was only noticed when he became eligible to collect a long-service award.
The 69-year-old, whose job was to supervise the building of a waste water treatment plant, has since retired. He denied the allegations and said he was a victim of bullying. A court found in the authority's favour and ordered him to pay the fine.
Mr Garcia was paid €37,000 a year before tax by a water company run by local authorities in the south-western city of Cadiz. His fine was equivalent to one year's salary after tax and was the most that the company could legally reclaim.
Irene Garza, 25, was working as a grade-school teacher when she was killed 56 years ago, asphyxiated, an autopsy revealed, and then dumped in an irrigation canal. She was last seen at Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, Tex., her hometown parish, where she had planned to go to confession ahead of Easter Sunday.
On Tuesday, Texas Rangers and McAllen police officers arrested the parish’s visiting priest at the time — now an octogenarian — who had been living quietly in a condominium complex here. His name is John Feit, and through the years, he has remained the sole suspect in Ms. Garza’s killing.
I won’t even put my mouth in this. Let me just do copy and paste from the source. By the way he said it in an interview o.
The General Overseer of the Fingers of God Church, Alagbado Lagos state, Bishop Kayode Joseph Abiola Peller, and son of the late renowned magician, Professor Peller, has called out to the Senior Pastor of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, T. B. Joshua, and Chris Oyakhilome, Christ Embassy founder, accusing them of being magicians.
Bishop Kayode, a renowned magician, said the duo, his colleagues in the ministry, use their eyes with demonic powers in them to superimpose their thoughts into people.
The media mogul took to her twitter page this morning where she encouraged young men on how best to spend their val’s day with their partners and why they must not allow any woman put them under pressure. If you are a man, read this, so that you can learn.
Mayowa, read, Jude Jude read, Vheektor read, something tells me Olu@atlanta doesn’t need to read this because he no go kuku give any woman anything, Olu is too smart, except the woman wants to give sef. Her tweets below.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the mosquitoes carrying Zika virus are in Nigeria and urged Nigerians to protect themselves by using mosquito nets because as it is, Zika has no cure and the best for now is prevention. He also asked Nigerians to remain calm, be vigilant and report any suspected case of an acute febrile illness in pregnant women, in particular, to any nearest health facility. He made this disclosure at a press briefing, yesterday, in Abuja, where he explained that the mosquitoes were active and flying, adding that they bite during the day and early morning. His exact words after the cut.
Saturday, February 6, 2016, Naomi Gardens, Benin-city was the place to be and for as many that attended #TheSpecialOne party, it was a night of colour, lights and fun.
The party which was organised to celebrate Guinness Africa Special, the latest product from the iconic beer brand, Guinness Nigeria witnessed breathtaking performances from some of A-list acts including Phyno, DJ Spinall and some of Benin’s finest talents like Maleke, MC MOG, Orega, Lyrical M and Aza.
DJ Spinall brought down the roof and took the excited crowd down memory lane with amazing hits, Phyno on the other hand got massive back up as the audience couldn’t resist singing along the entire verse of his popular track ‘Connect’, the excitement was magnetic even as Phyno reciprocated the kind gesture by giving out his shirt to one lucky person in the crowd.
A suspected thief has drowned in the Alagbado area of Lagos State. Punch Metro learnt that the 35-year-old fell into a well on Modupe Ajayi Close around 1am on Thursday. He was reported to have scaled the fence into the compound before unknowingly falling into the well.
His cries were said to have woken up residents, who alerted the police and officials of the Lagos State Fire Service.
An official of the fire service said, “Somebody ran into our Agege station around 1am and said a man had fallen into their well. He was recovered dead about one hour later.”
A 25-year old man, Mfreke Effiong, from Ikot Akpainyang Asutan village, in the Ibesikpo/Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, has allegedly killed his father, Mr. Archibong Effiong.
It was learnt that Archibong and his wife had a disagreement during which Mfreke picked up a plank and hit his father on the head.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Cordelia Nwawe, said on Thursday that the murder suspect had confessed to the crime.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in an advertorial signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, yesterday declared a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo a.k,a Tompolo wanted following two bench warrants issued against him by a Federal High Court in Lagos, where he has been charged with a N45.9bn fraud.
In the said advertorial which appears with Tompolo’s photograph, the EFCC described him as a 47-year-old, dark-complexioned man from Okerenkoko, Gbaramotu Kingdom in the Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State. His address was given as No. 1, Chief Agbanu Street, DDPA Extension, Warri, Delta State, and declares he speaks both Izon and English languages.
Due to shortage of dollars, the naira at the parallel market on Thursday depreciated drastically as desperate importers scrambled for dollars to meet their obligations overseas.
The currency had closed at 318 against the greenback on Wednesday, after hitting 313.5 and 310 on Tuesday and Monday, respectively.
Some Bureau De Change Operators say they fear the naira will fall further in coming days if the central bank fails to lift the dollar restriction.
The Governor will today start the foundation laying of Erekesan Market in Ado Ekiti, otherwise known as Ojo Oba. The market exists, but they want to build a modern one.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Streets outside the prison were blocked by families worried about relatives inside
A battle between rival groups at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico has left 52 inmates dead. Nuevo Leon state Governor Jaime Rodriguez said 12 other people were injured in Topo Chico jail after prisoners fought with "sharp weapons, bats and sticks".
A fire was also started in a storage room. Officials say the situation is under control and no inmates escaped.
Crowds of relatives outside the jail blocked roads, demanding information. Some threw sticks and rocks and tried to pull the prison gate open as riot police blocked their way. The incident comes just days before Pope Francis is due to visit a prison in the northern city of Ciudad Juarez, an area notorious for violence between drugs cartels.
Indeed this is Nigeria and we are like our own greatest enemies. Greed kills, lol. The Kaduna State Government has sacked two senior education officials and suspended two others for diverting food meant for the feeding of primary school pupils.
The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Kaduna State, Dr Shehu Adamu at a news briefing in Kaduna today disclosed how they had circumvented laid down procedures of the government’s Schools Feeding Programme, which commenced in January. Below is how the commissioner explained the situation at hand.
“A School Support Officer in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area (LGA), Ibrahim Abdullahi has been sacked for supplying oranges and biscuits meant for school pupils to a fruits vendor in Birning Gwari to sell for him. “Also, the Headmaster of L.E.A Labi, in Karji, Kubau LGA was also sacked for collecting bribe from a vendor who received government money but did not cook. “Instead of returning the money she shared it with the headmaster.
36-year-old man, Felix Omokhoa is facing murder charge at Ekpoma Magistrate Court, Ekpoma-Edo State, for allegedly stoning to death his neighbour, one Richard Ikekhua over electricity bill.
The accused who allegedly committed the crime on January 16, 2016 in Ukpoke-Uhiele, Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area, hit a piece of cement block on the deceased’s forehead during a fight, resulting in his death.
When the case with Charge No.11/c/2016 came up for hearing at the magistrate court, Ekpoma, the plea could not be taken as the magistrate, Mr. Afe Osamudiamen declined jurisdiction and ordered that the file be duplicated and sent to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for legal action.
The Elegushi Royal Family has revealed their plans for the establishment of a $300 million new Imperial International Business City (IIBC). The new 200 hectare city will be built on reclaimed Lagoon extension of the kingdom and will also be the first eco-friendly smart business city in Africa.
Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom laid out his vision about the city in his palace while receiving some American investors interested in the project. He said the idea of a smart business city will address the perennial housing deficit in Lagos state and also change the landscape of real estate in Africa. The project will be a Joint-Venture between the Royal Family and Channeldrill Resources Limited and will commence in April 2016 with land reclamation.
This made students flare up and said the school medical centre is used to demanding money from students and sometimes not give them proper medical attention. They however asked that the medical centre be eradicated or the centre be probed on why they don’t have the facilities they should. Continue...