Saturday, November 26, 2016

Genevieve Nnaji, Seyi Shay Step Out For Wedding Party Movie Premiere (Photos)

It’s taking place tonight. That of Seyi Shay below…

Halima Abubakar Looks Great In White

It's what she wore today!

More PDP Chieftains Suspended From Party

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun state, Saturday, expelled former governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and a member of House of Representatives from Remo North federal constituency, Ladi Adebutu for alleged willful undermining of the party.

Others who were expelled from the party are a factional Chairman of the Party, Sikirulahi Ogundele and his secretary, Tolu Bankole.

Announcing the recommendation of the State Executive at a Press Conference held at the party secretariat, Abeokuta, the State Chairman, Bayo Dayo said Daniel and others having been examined for their alleged anti-party activities, were found guilty.

Human Rights Lawyer & Activist, Fred Agbaje Dies

Human rights lawyer and activist, Fred Agbaje, is dead. He was said to have died on Friday in London after an undisclosed illness.

Before his death, Mr. Agbaje served as the in-house lawyer for Ben Bruce’s Silverbird Group, among other positions he held.

Ondo: Jimoh Ibrahim’s Outfit For The Day

You know he was suppose to be among today’s candidates in Ondo State contesting to be the next Governor until the earlier judgment facing him was crushed making Jegede the sole candidate for PDP. The billionaire tweeted the photo about 5 hours ago saying; ‘As I'm seated here, Ondo State is looking like Aketi. #OndoDecides’.

Btw, do you know he eventually started campaigning for APC’s candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu shortly after his name was dropped? Well he did. He even asked his faction of PDP to vote Akeredolu of APC, lol. Anyway, Ondo people and Nigerians at large await the official results of the election. According to unofficial results flying online, AD’s Oke is leading followed by Akeredolu of  APC and PDP’s Jegede. Like I said, they are just results flying on twitter.

Nursery Worker Caught On CCTV Slapping Baby So Hard Causing Her To Have Internal Bleeding (Photos)

A nursery worker was caught on CCTV slapping and kicking a baby so hard the tot suffered a fractured skull and internal bleeding.

Afsana Shaikh was filmed beating nine-month-old Ritisha Sinha during nap time at the day care centre in western India.

The shocking attack took place on the infant's first day at the nursery, in the city of Kharghar, in Maharashtra State.

Ritisha's mother, Ruchita, noticed a bruise on the little girl's face when she collected her.

Prince William Is 'Deeply Unhappy' With Harry After Statement On Girlfriend

Prince William is reportedly 'deeply unhappy' his brother Harry released an emotional statement about his new girlfriend Meghan Markle .

The 34-year-old royal has allegedly met his sibling's American flame, but he's said to be dismayed by his decision to confirm their relationship in the strong-worded public message and hit out at the "sexism and racism" the Suits actress had faced.

A source told the Daily Mail newspaper: "He thinks Harry made a mistake in confirming the relationship and releasing such an emotional statement so soon.

Rita Ora Defends Justin Bieber After He 'Punched' Fan, Says Fan 'Crossed The Line'

Rita Ora has jumped to the defense of Justin Bieber after he 'punched' a fan in Barcelona on Tuesday. The 25-year-old said she can empathise with the pop star who struck out at 18-year-old fan Kevin
Ramirez and left him with a bloodied lip after he reached through the window of Justin's moving car to touch his face.

'I'm not speaking for anybody, but knowing him and his incredible background, I know how it feels to be uncomfortable and scared,' Rita mused.

'I feel like anyone who had a hand in their face is going to protect themselves,' she added, insisting that the 22-year-old's reaction to the excitable fan was natural, and purely a way of defending himself from an apparent threat.

Mariah Carey Pictured Shopping In Hawaii Amid Photo Editing Controversy

Her Thanksgiving Instagram raised the question: Did she or didn't she use Photoshop?

But new photos of Mariah Carey raise a more pertinent question: Why would she bother?

The untouched photographs confirm they 46-year-old looks fantastic either way. The singer came under fire on Thursday when she shared a selfie with some tell-tale anomalies in the background.

Eagle-eyed fans noticed the mirror behind Mariah's arm was noticeably warped, and was the cabinet door between her thighs — clues that someone had touched up the photo before uploading it.
That anyone even noticed the supposed tweaks was surprising in itself, with the Heartbreaker hitmaker's outfit center stage.

Abducted Ex- Minister, Bagudu Hirse Regains Freedom

Mr Bagudu Hirse, former Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), who was abducted by gunmen in Kaduna on Sunday, Nov. 20, has regained his freedom, his brother, Mr John Hirse, has confirmed.

“Bagudu was released in the early hours of Saturday,” John, retired permanent secretary in the federal civil service and currently District Head of Mangu, in Plateau, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Jos on Saturday.

He said that the former minister  was“hale and hearty”, and thanked Nigerians for the prayers and words of encouragement “during the tỳing period”.

“May God reward everyone who stood by us during the tough period,” he said.

John, however, did not give further details, and also refused to comment over whether a ransom was paid to the abductors.

How I Was Defrauded Of N918m, Atiku’s Wife Tells Court

Mrs Aminat Titi Abubakar, wife of former Nigeria’s Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday told a Lagos high court sitting in Ikeja of how she was defrauded of N918 million by a former governorship aspirant in Akwa Ibom State, Nsikakabasi Akpan Jacobs.

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned Jacobs, Abdulmalik Ibrahim and Dana Motors  on a 15-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and fraudulent conversion of properties belonging to THA Shipping Maritime Services Ltd.

Led by the prosecution counsel, Mr Babatunde Sonoiki, told the court presided over by Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye how Akpan allegedly defrauded her of her shares in the company and other proceeds.

Toyin Aimakhu Still Rocking Her Low Hair Cut…

Pictured! Robbers Who Robbed Basket Mouth Confess How They Carried Out The Act

More than two months after popular comedian, Bright Okpocha, AKA Basketmouth, was robbed in his home at Lekki, Lagos, the police have apprehended the suspects and paraded them before journalists at the Lagos State Police Command headquarters, Ikeja.

The leader of the three-man gang who attacked Basketmouth, 24-year-old Chibuzor Ugwu,  explained that they simply stumbled on the comedian’s house during their robbery spree on September 7.

Ugwu, an Enugu State indigene living in Anambra State but came to Lagos regularly on the sole mission of carrying out robberies, explained that he was an internet fraudster for three years before he ventured into robbery.

Photo: We Are Conductors By Day, Robbers By Night – Suspects

Two bus conductors, 22-year-old Lateef Sodiq and 21-year-old Tunde Lawal, have been nabbed by men of the Lagos State Command after robbing a motorist of his Honda saloon car.

The duo are members of a car-snatching gang operating in Lagos. According to the suspects, they “supplement” their work as bus conductors with robbery.

Sodiq told Punch that he was arrested in a bus by men of the Alakara Police Division, Lagos, who were already on his trail without his knowledge.

He said that on Wednesday, after concluding his bus conducting duty, he went to meet other members of his gang and they snatched the Honda at Sabo area of Yaba, Lagos and dumped the driver of the vehicle at Obanikoro along Ikorodu Road.

Still No Marriage Yet For Me- Timaya

Timaya has once again assured his fans while speaking to Saturday Beats, that there is no marriage plans on his table for now. The singer whi has two daughters from his girlfriend says, though there are children between them, that won’t still make him wed her now.

“I am not getting married soon. My life is a journey. My career is my journey. I didn’t lie to my baby mama when she was pregnant; I told her I wasn’t ready to get married. I never said I wasn’t going to get married. But at the moment, I am not ready. When she told me she was pregnant, I accepted the pregnancy. She told me she hoped I wasn’t going to be like other musicians who had kids from different women. I told her no. My two kids are from same woman. I know what I am doing.”

And now that he is a father, Timaya said it is a wonderful feeling and he loves his daughters so much.

“I never knew I could love anyone the way I love my daughters. My first daughter is my best friend. I didn’t know what I wanted when I had her. But I knew I wanted to rebrand. So I had to take off the dreadlock.”

Friday, November 25, 2016

Buhari Vows To Come Against Padding In 2017 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday promised to ensure that the 2017 Budget is not padded like was done with the 2016 Budget.

He said he would never allow “rogue projects and figures” to be injected into the financial document again under his watch.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement quoted Buhari as making the promise while receiving members of the Governance Support Group led by Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

“I am waiting for the 2017 Budget to be brought to us in council. Any sign of padding anywhere, I will remove it,” Buhari told his guests.

Not Again! Another Popular PDP Chieftain Suspended

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State has suspended a former Deputy Governor of the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore for allegedly engaging in anti-party activities, just as Ogun PDP suspends Kashamu and seven others today.

This suspension of Omisore and other PDP chieftains is contained in a statement issued on Friday and signed by Chairman,  Mr. Soji Adagunodo and the Secretary, Mr. Bola Ajao.

Apart from Omisore, the Adagunodo-led executive also suspended the chairman of the other faction of the party, Dr. Bayo Faforiji;  Bunmi Jenyo;  Chief Ojo Williams and  Bade Falade for the same offence. Such a big ‘reshuffle’ going on in PDP.

Kenyan Photographer's 'Exploration Of Womanhood'

Nairobi-based photographer Lyra Aoko has been sharing shots on Instagram from her latest project, on the "exploration of the vulnerabilities of womanhood".  She says the pose by the left deals with the emotion of anger: While the one on the right vulnerability is something all women face, once a month,"  Aoko says of the shot below.

Kenya's Top Political TV Show Dropped After Rape Comment

Kenya's top political TV show hosted by former CNN journalist Jeff Koinange has been dropped after a male guest made a rape remark about a female guest.

Mr Koinange apologised Thursday night for the 17 November incident, saying it was the show's last episode on KTN.

He was hosting Miguna Miguna and Esther Passaris, aspirants for the Nairobi governor seat, when the off-air personal attack was made.

Malawi To Consult Public Over Anti-Gay Laws

Malawi is to hold public consultations to assess whether to reform colonial-era laws that ban homosexuality, the government said today, AFP news agency reports.

The southern African nation was the focus of controversy in 2010 when it jailed a gay couple for gross indecency after they held the country's first same-sex public "wedding".

Late President Bingu wa Mutharika said the pair had committed a crime against Malawi's culture, religion and laws but later pardoned them on "humanitarian grounds" after a meeting with UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon.

Stealing Of iphones A Shame- AGN President

Mr Tope Babayemi, Interim Chairman of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Lagos chapter on Friday described the alleged theft of nine iPhones by Oluwaseun Olasunkanmi as shameful.

Babayemi said that the law must take its course if he is tried and found guilty.

Olasunkanmi popularly known as “Seun Egbegbe’’ was alleged to have stolen nine iPhones at the Computer Village, in Ikeja.

“For me, it’s an example of bad practice and by extent it’s an example of the kind of thing we as a society are working hard to discourage. At the level of the guild and association, because we are not a hundred percent settled, there are court cases and issues at the national level that are affecting issues at the state chapters.

Uche Ogbodo In Shorts (Photos)

Well it’s for a movie and she plays a runs girl in it.

Florida Boy Calls 911 To Invite Police Officers To Thanksgiving Dinner

A 911 dispatcher in the Florida Panhandle received an unusual -- albeit heartwarming -- call from young resident on Thanksgiving Day.

"A little boy melted all the hearts in Walton County Sheriff's Office Communication Center today," read a post on Walton County Sheriff Michael A. Adkinson, Jr.'s Facebook page.

According to the post, a boy named Billy called 911 Thursday afternoon "to invite WCSO staff/deputies to come eat Thanksgiving dinner with he and his family."

Considering most calls that 911 dispatchers receive are from people in a state of distress, the call was a pleasant aberration.

Suspected Cultist Kill UNIABUJA Student Just Behind His Parents House

Suspected cultists have killed a student of the University of Abuja, Onyekachi Azubuko. He was killed behind his parents’ residence off Gado Nasko Way, Kubwa, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory.

Northern City News gathered that Onyekachi, 25, was shot dead on Tuesday afternoon shortly after stepping out of the house to meet some friends.

His corpse was identified by his brother, Joel, before it was taken to the Kubwa General Hospital by the police.

It was learnt that residents of the area were thrown into panic when they heard sporadic gunshots by unknown gunmen, who were believed to be members of a cult group.

Ondo Election Turns Bloody As APC Chieftain Is KILLED

Mr Afolabi Olaposi, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC)  in Owo, Ondo State, was on Thursday night killed by unknown gunmen in Owo.

The Party said in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Abayomi Adesanya, on Friday in

Akure that Olaposi was shot dead on his way home after attending a meeting of the party in preparation for the governorship election.

“Olaposi, who is one of the leaders of our party in Igboroko Ward 1, Owo, was also an ardent supporter of our Governorship Candidate, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN).

Buruji Kashamu, Seven Others Suspended For Anti-Party Activities

Buruji Kashamu and seven others have  been suspended by the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged financial improprieties and anti-party activities.

In an official statement signed by Olawale Ogundele, the state party chairman, Buruji was suspended alongside seven other persons –  Bayo Dayo, Pegba Otemolu, Semiu Shodipo, Fatai Adeyanju, Segun Seriki, Daisi Akitan and Bowale Solaja.

“The Ogun state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the suspension of the above named with immediate effect. This is sequel to the report of a panel which was constituted in June, 2016 to investigate allegations of financial improprieties, anti-party activities and sundry reckless acts that are capable of bringing our great party to disrepute.”

Mozambique Fuel Tanker Deaths Rise To 93

A Human Rights Watch researcher says that the number of people who were killed in a fuel tanker explosion in Mozambique last Thursday has risen to 93 (see photo of blast above).

Fifty-one patients, including one pregnant woman and three children, remain hospitalised, 13 in critical condition.

The country held three days of mourning after the blast, which happened in the village of Caphirizanje in Tete province, near the border with Malawi. May the rest be healed.

Uganda Student 'Barred Over Skirt Length' (Photos)

A Ugandan student, Joaninne Nanyange, has written a long Facebook post detailing how she was stopped at the entrance to her faculty on Wednesday by two women, one apparently dressed in a police uniform.

She says the uniformed woman asked her to pull her skirt down as far as it would go:

    I burst into laughter. Her request didn't make sense. She insisted, quite seriously. I told her that was the farthest my skirt could go and there was no need to pull it."

Court Jails Benue Executive Secretary For Slapping Subordinate

A chief magistrate’s court sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Thursday sentenced the Executive Secretary of Teaching Service Board, Makurdi, James Pine, to five months  imprisonment.

Pine was charged to court for assaulting his subordinate  in March, 13, 2016.

Pine was charged with assault  and criminal use of force, an act punishable under Section 268 of the Penal Code Laws of Benue State 2004.

Delivering judgment, Dan Ogoh held that witnesses called by prosecution testified to the effect that they were at the TSB headquarters and saw that the convict slapped and pushed the complainant to the ground.

The Osinbajos Celebrate 27 Years Together

It’s the wedding anniversary of the VP and his wife, Dolapo Osinbajo. Mrs Osinbajo started early celebration this morning by posting a photo of her family on IG to mark their 27th wedding anniversary. She wrote; 27 years with my friend. All glory to the Lord.  #wedding anniversary.

Too cute! God bless their union more!!

Photos: UNIBEN Student Bags 19 Awards At Convocation

A UNIBEN medical graduate, Pius Ojemolon has bagged 19 awards at the school’s convocation ceremony which took place recently. An excited Pius who shared the good news online wrote;

‘After all said and done, all thanks be to The Almighty’.

But how did he still have time for the internet? Lol. Congrats Pius!

Ogun Police Seek Partnership With Herbalists To Fight Kidnappers, Ritualists

Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has called on traditional medicine practitioners in the state to help the police tackle “kidnapping and human parts” business.

The police boss made the call in Sango-Ota, while declaring opened a one-day workshop on Effective Policing: Role of Traditional Medicine Practitioners.

The workshop was organised by the Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC, for the alternative medicine practitioners in the state. Iliyasu said the body could assist by “regularising their practice, carry out membership registration to eliminate quacks and also screen their clients to ascertain the genuineness and legality of the help they seek.”

The CP said that the only way the police could succeed in providing adequate security for lives and properties is to maintain a cordial relationship with the citizens, urging the people of Ogun to help the police with valid information.

Festus Keyamo Mocks REPS, OBJ

The tweet is very explanatory. Hahaha this is why he remains a role model, love love him hahahha

Before & After Photo Of Jude Okoye

What do you think? Lol

Seun Egbegbe Remanded In Kirikiri

Here’s how Vanguard reports theirs.

A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja, yesterday, remanded in Kirikiri Prison, Seun Egbegbe, former boyfriend to actress and social media celebrity, Toyin Aimakhu, for alleged theft of 10 pieces of iPhones.

Seun was arraigned before Magistrate Y. O. Aje-Afunwa, on one count charge of theft slammed against him by the police. Seun, who pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to him, was alleged to have committed the offence at the Computer Village, Ikeja, where he requested for the phones.

Man Stabs Neighbour In Manhood

A 32-year-old man, Obed Fwoms, was, yesterday, arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stabbing his neighbour, Emeka Ofoke, on his manhood.

Fwoms, a resident of Awori in Dopemu, Agege, Ikeja, is standing trial on a charge of wounding and similar acts.

The prosecutor, Inspector Nwosu George, told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 17 at his residence. He said Ofoke had challenged Fwoms for breaking the ceiling of their residence to connect electricity without informing other neighbours. An argument ensued and Fwoms brought out a knife and stabbed Ofoke.

Magistrate M. O. Osinbajo granted the accused N100,000 bail with two sureties, who must be gainfully employed and show evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government. Magistrate Osinbajo then fixed hearing for December 19.

Fayose Storms Ondo For Jegede

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, asked the people of Ondo State to protect their votes ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Fayose spoke in Akure during a rally held at the Democracy Park along the Oba Adesida Road shortly after the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), arrived in Akure.

Fayose, who joined Jegede during the campaign tour of the state capital, said the PDP would resist any attempt to rig the poll.

The governor led the supporters in solidarity songs with the cheering crowd.

Obasanjo Is Grandfather Of Corruption -Reps

For describing the National Assembly as being peopled by a gang of unarmed robbers, the House of Representatives has lashed out at ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, calling him the grandfather of corruption.

The Reps described Obasanjo as the most corrupt Nigerian that ever held a public office, adding that he, however, saw himself as the only clean human being.

Specifically, the House called Obasanjo the “grandfather of corruption” in Nigeria.

It added that a reason Obasanjo would never like the members of the National Assembly was the fact that they foiled his third term ambition in 2007 after taking his money and displaying it publicly to put him to shame.

Police Arrest Pastor For Alleged Rape

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a pastor, Adekunle Francis, at Ipamesan, Sango Ota, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl, Dolapo.

The suspect, who was arrested on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, was said to have lured the girl into an uncompleted building under the pretext of praying for and anointing her.

As soon as they entered the uncompleted building, the pastor was said to have turned on the girl and raped her.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the victim later reported her ordeal at the Sango Police Station, adding that the Divisional Police Officer, Akinsola Ogunwale, immediately dispatched a team of detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Chickenpox Outbreak: Kenyans Advised To Limit Contact

Kenya's health ministry has confirmed an ongoing outbreak of chickenpox in Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, the country's Daily Nation newspaper reports.

People have been advised to limit contact with those affected to stop the disease spreading.

The number of cases in Mombasa surged in September to more than 1,000 from a previous level of about 500 since January, the newspaper reported. Most are young children.

Two Saudi Women Sentenced To 10 Days In Prison & 20 Lashes For Using Bad Language In WhatsApp Chat

A Pair of Saudi women have been sentenced to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes for the ‘crime’ of using bad language in text messages.

The victims were accused of “impermissible expressions” in their WhatsApp conversation, the Saudi Al-Watan newspaper reported.

One of the sentenced women appeared at the Criminal Court in the city of Jeddah and accused the other of using foul language in an argument.

She showed her phone to the court to back up her accusation but the other woman made a counterclaim and showed the court messages from the accuser sent two  months ago.

So the judge found both women guilty and sentenced both to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes each.

Happening Now! Trailer Blocks Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (Photos)

A trailer has caused heavy gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway after trying to cross over to the other side of the road in what motorists have called BAD DRIVING. According to the LL reader who sent in the photos, the trailer has blocked the whole expressway (after secretariat bust stop, going towards the toll gate , just by Total filling station) now making it difficult for motorists to pass. We hope the right authorities will do something about it. Another photo below...