Saturday, February 4, 2017

DSS DG Explains Why He Met Ibori

Lawal Daura, director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), on Saturday said he met with James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, for “a short debriefing session and to also welcome him back to his fatherland”.

NAN reports that Daura said this in a chat with journalists in Abuja.

“He met me for a short debriefing session and way forward; also, to welcome him back to his fatherland. We are also meeting soon to discuss issues of interest affecting the nation,” Daura said.

Ibori returned to Nigeria on Saturday after serving a jail term in the United Kingdom for corruption.

Chelsea Beat Arsenal 3-1

Chelsea put at least a finger on the Premier League title on Saturday after victory over Arsenal saw them go 12 points ahead of their nearest rivals.

Marcos Alonso was given the benefit of the doubt from referee Martin Atkinson as he opened the scoring for Chelsea after 13 minutes, injuring Hector Bellerin with a flailing elbow in the process.

But any doubt about the legitimacy of Chelsea's lead was put to bed early in the second-half as the Belgian sensation Eden Hazard scored a wonderful solo goal to double their lead.

Cesc Fabregas, playing against his former club, took advantage of a Petr Cech mistake to score against his former club, capping a good day for Chelsea and the end of Arsenal's title hopes. Lol awww.

7-Year Old School Girl Pens Letter To Trump On Muslim Ban

A seven-year-old British schoolgirl has written a letter to Donald Trump. Lily Tucker had heard about the 45th US president's 'Muslim ban', but was not sure what it meant.

When a teacher at her primary school in Bristol revealed all, she and her classmates were left in shock.

Lily decided to vent her disappointment by writing a letter to the man himself.

Her spelling may not be perfect but she appears to understand the human cost of the ban better than those imposing it.

Fayose Advocates N50,000 Corper’s Allowance

The Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on the Federal Government to review the corps members’ monthly allowance from the current N19,500 to N50,000, saying the current allowance was no longer feasible to sustain corpers with the current economic situation in the country.

The Governor who decried the deplorable condition of the Ekiti NYSC orientation camp in Ise/Emure promised immediate release of N20 million naira for the renovation of the camp.

According to a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi in Ado Ekiti on Saturday,

Woman Names Her Tumour After Trump

A woman who vowed not to lose her humour after she was diagnosed with an uncommon form of cancer has named her tumour after US President Donald Trump .

Elise Stapleton was left stunned when doctors told her she had Hodgkin lymphoma in September last year.

The diagnosis meant the 24-year-old needed to undergo intensive chemotherapy which caused her to lose her hair.

She said she named her tumour after the controversial president because it is "one big, ugly, useless mass that is good at one thing: hurting people".

Donald Trump Drops Melania's Hand At Her First Public Appearance Since The Inauguration

As Melania Trump embarked on her first public appearance since her husband Donald’s inauguration, she must have been a bit nervous.

So the First Lady looked for reassurance from her husband as she stepped off the plane in Palm Beach.

She walked out holding her husband’s hand but he quickly DROPPED it in an awkward snub.
As the waiting crowd cheers, Trump drops Melania’s hand to clap.

Kano DSS Director, Abdullahi Chiranchi Is Dead

The Director, Kano office of State Security Service, SSS, Abdullahi Chiranchi, has died. new reports have claimed. Mr Chiranchi died today after a brief illness.

Reports say the late DSS director had complained of stomach cramps and was rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where he gave up the ghost.

His remains of late Chiranchi who hailed from Katsina will be transported to his home town for burial.

US Authorities Suspend President Donald Trump's Controversial Ban On Travellers

US authorities on Saturday suspended President Donald Trump's controversial ban on travellers from seven Muslim countries, following a court ruling that blocked its enforcement.

"We have reversed the provisional revocation of visas," a US State Department spokesman told AFP.

The department had said some 60,000 travel visas had been revoked in compliance with the president's recent executive order.

"Those individuals with visas that were not physically cancelled may now travel if the visa is otherwise valid," the official said.

Shocking New Law Allows Rapists To Sue Victims Who Want An Abortion

A rapist will soon be able to sue his victim if she wants an abortion after a new law was passed in America! Dayum!!

The shocking act could come into effect as early as this spring and will allow members of the rape victim’s own family to stop a termination by suing the abortion provider.

The Arkansas Act 45, which has been passed in the southern US state of the same name, does not include an exception clause for rape by a spouse or incest, meaning the foetus’s father could sue an abortion clinic, even if they have raped the woman.

23 Teachers Dismissed In Zambia Over S3x With Pupils

The  teaching Service Commission says 23 teachers have been dismissed in Zambia for s3xually abusing and impregnating pupils from January 2014 to December 2016.

Teaching Service Commission chairperson Jennifer Chiwela said in an interview in Lusaka that the teachers were dismissed for various offences which include having s3xual relations with pupils and impregnating others.

Mrs Chiwela said, however, no teacher was dismissed for such offences in Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces.

James Ibori Picked Up By DSS

Operatives of the Department of State Services picked up deported former Governor of Delta State, Mr. James Ibori in Abuja on Saturday morning.

It's a new Nigeria afterall. Punch gathered that the Director General of the DSS, Mr. Lawan Daura, instructed that Ibori be brought to his office at Aso Drive, Abuja, for questioning.

The former governor was said to have been interrogated on his sojourn in the United Kingdom where he was recently released from prison.

He was also said to have been asked about his plan in the country.

Nine Killed In Indonesia Boat Accident

The wooden boat was carrying around 30 people when it overturned Friday afternoon after departing from Takalar Lama river to Tanah Keke island in the province of South Sulawesi.

Twenty-one people have been found alive but rescue teams are still searching for missing passengers.

"It´s a traditional boat and it didn´t report to the relevant authorities before it departed, so there´s also no passenger manifest and we don´t know exactly how many people were on board," said local disaster agency spokesman Hamsidar.

The cause of the accident is still not known, but officials suspect bad weather might have played a role.

Woman Married To British Man For Almost 30 Years To Be Deported From UK

A woman who has been married to a British man for almost 30 years is being held in a Scottish detention centre and is set to be deported back to her home country.

Irene Clennel, who lives in Ouston, near Chester-le-Street, in County Durham, was detained at a routine appointment at an immigration reporting centre in Middlesbrough last month.

She has been told she will be removed from the UK and sent back to Singapore. But Mrs Clennel, who first came to the UK in 1988, has built a life in England and has a husband, two sons and a baby granddaughter.

Photo: Nigerian Jailed 27 Years In US Over Love Scam

Olayinka Ilumsa Sunmola, 33, of Lagos, Nigeria, was sentenced this morning to serve 324 months behind bars for an elaborate international romance scam he perpetrated from 2007 to 2014, U.S. Attorney Donald S. Boyce for the Southern District of Illinois announced today. Evidence presented in court showed that Sunmola was the ringleader of a criminal organization operating in South Africa that targeted hundreds of women across the United States, including many in the St. Louis area. The thieves managed to make away with millions of dollars in wire transfers and various electronics through the simple promise of true, enduring love.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service began investigating Sunmola in 2012, when a woman in the Southern District of Illinois complained that she had been conned by a man masquerading online as "Elias Dyess."

Man Said He Robbed Bank To Escape Living With His Wife

A 70-year-old man charged with robbing a Kansas City, Kan., bank said he did it because he preferred a jail cell over living with his wife.

Lawrence John Ripple is charged in federal court with the Friday afternoon robbery of the Bank of Labor at 756 Minnesota Ave.

According to court documents, Ripple handed a teller a note that read, “I have a gun, give me money.”

Herdsmen Attack Farmer In Enugu Again

The Enugu State police have confirmed an alleged herdsmen attack on a farmer at Awha Ndiagu in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu state, which led the hospitalisation of the farmer.

Though the farmer’s name could not be ascertained as at press time, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu, told Saturday Vanguard that the incident occurred.

“The suspects had issues with the farmer, which led to his being assaulted,” said Amaraizu.

Kim Kardashian Shares 20 Facts You Won't Believe About Her

The superstar has taken to her website to share a list of facts even her biggest fans probably won't know about her.

For everyone who has ever had a brace and been stuck with a permanent retainer, you might be surprised to know Kim also wears one.

She also cracks her hands every single morning, and cilantro, mustard, peppers, blue cheese and red velvet are among her most hated foods.

The yummy mummy also admits she sleeps with her eyes open which "scares the s**t out of people".

I Will Become A Mother Sooner Than You Expect- Rita Dominic

Delectable actress Rita Dominic has once again assured her fans that she would be a mother sooner than they expect. Recall that last year in a Facebook live chat, the actress had told her fans she loves children and was working on one. She has now repeated something similar to Saturday Beats, assuring them it will be sooner than they expect. She told Saturday Beats;  “You know I don’t normally answer questions about my private life but my child is coming soon,” the actress said.

James Ibori Finally Back In Nigeria

The former Governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori who was released last month from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) has arrived in Nigeria.

Recall Ibori had told a BBC correspondent that he would be in the country in a matter of days and would appeal his conviction.

Two Men Caught Performing A S3x Act In Front Of Toilet Urinals Of Popular Shopping Centre

Two men were fined after being caught performing a s3x act in front of a urinal in a busy shopping centre. Thomas Smurthwaite and Marc Stamp were seen in an intimate clinch in the communal area of the toilets in Eldon Garden, Newcastle.

The pair were spotted by the manager at around 6pm when there was potential a child could have walked in, a court heard.

Police were called and Smurthwaite, 23, of Durham Road, Stanley, and Stamp, 33, of Blackthorn, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, were interrupted and arrested.

Justin Bieber Finally Returns To Instagram After Taking Five Months Break

Justin Bieber has finally returned to Instagram after quitting back in August. The Canadian pop star made his comeback to the photo sharing platform which he took a hiatus from after a row with fans  as part of T Mobile's huge Super Bowl campaign.

His return to the social media site is part of the #UnlimitedMoves spot for the big game as he shares it with his fans online.

He wants all his followers to get in on the act buy sharing their touchdown dances across social media on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Jennifer Lopez Flashes Underboob In New IG Photo

47-year old Jennifer Lopez looks fierce as she seductively pulls her bottoms down to showcase her firm tummy in a snap she posted to Instagram. And with her vest rolled up, the yummy mummy who reportedly recently dumped rapper Drake is also flaunting a good deal of underboob in the sizzling snap. But why? Lol

Police Arrest 5 Suspected Killers Of Custom Officer In Lagos

The Nigeria Police have arrested five suspected killers of Mr Aliyu Dayyab, Assistant Superintendent in the Nigeria Customs Service.

Force Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, Chief Superintendent of Police, made the disclosure on Friday in Abuja when he presented the suspects before newsmen.

He said the suspects are: Lucky Williams, 29, the leader of the gang, Akinloye Samuel, Abraham Lot, Bolaji Taiwo, 25, and Lanre Aimuto, 33.

Kendall Jenner Displays Slender Figure In Racy White Lace Bra

Kendall Jenner was quick to flaunt her model frame once again , as she stripped to saucy lace lingerie for a new photo shoot with LOVE Magazine.

The 21-year-old looked both sexy and sophisticated as she posed in a semi-sheer bra and skimpy briefs, paired with classically glamorous hair and make-up.

Stranger Told Me To Bring My Boss’ Child – Housemaid Who Abducted Baby

Hours after a 22-month-old girl, Mayowa Aweda, was allegedly abducted by a 14-year-old housemaid at Unity Estate, Idimu, Lagos, men of the Lagos State Police Command have found the two of them under the Oshodi bridge around 2am.

The housemaid, Christianah, a young girl from Iseyin, Oyo State, who was taken in by the Aweda family and put in school, told the police that she was told by one Matthew to bring the little girl.

According to her, the yet-to-be-identified Matthew also took both of them on a motorcycle to Oshodi and instructed them to sleep under the bridge till the following morning.

Ondo Council Chairman Slumps And Die After Attending Political Meeting

61-year-old chairman of Ilaje local government area of Ondo state Agunola Omomowo yesterday slumped and died after attending a political meeting in Akure, the state capital.

Party sources hinted that after the meeting, the deceased who walked to his car reportedly slumped when he was about unlocking his vehicle.

 He reportedly gave up the ghost before he got to the State specialist hospital where he was rushed to by sympathisers and party members.

Nigerian Air Force Woman Allegedly Drugged Raped By Superior Heads To Court

A Nigerian Air Force personnel, IgbobieUzezi, who accused one of her superiors, Flight Lieutenant B.S Vibelko, of drugging and raping her in 2011, has sued him along with the Air Force, Chief of Air Staff, and Attorney-General of the Federation, for her unlawful dismissal.

The suit, number FHC/L/CS/10/17, was filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos Division on January 5, 2017, by the Malachy Ugwummadu Chambers on behalf of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, which is handling the case.

The court processes obtained by our correspondent, state that the “violent rape and sexual assault” of Uzezi was a “flagrant violation of her fundamental rights to life, dignity of human person and personal liberty.”

Friday, February 3, 2017

15,000 Youths To Welcome President Buhari From Vacation

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), says it has mobilised no fewer than 15,000 Nigerian youths to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, from vacation.

Malam Gambo Jagindi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President of NYCN, Murtala Gamji, made the disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Abuja. Jagindi said that time had come for Nigerian youths, who are the future leaders of the country to show love, solidarity and support for the President, who is their current leader.

“ The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has concluded arrangements to mobilise not less than 15,000 of its members to be at Abuja airport on Feb. 6, to welcome President Buhari from vacation. “It is on record that integrity, discipline and honesty are gradually returning to our public life unlike in the past when impunity was the order of the day,’’ the spokesman said.

Tuface, Police Reach Agreement Over Protest

The Lagos State Police Command Friday rescinded its threat to stop the anti-government protest slated for Monday by pop star Innocent Idibia popularly known as TuFace .

The two sides met today and resolved to modify their hard line positions, according to Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni.

Owoseni explained that the police were concerned about the safety of residents of Lagos, including the protesters and would not want anything untoward to happen to them.

Those Wishing Buhari Death Are Callous, Treacherous & Wicked- Obasanjo

Former President  Olusegun Obasanjo has flayed Nigerians wishing President Muhammadu Buhari dead, saying they are “callous, treacherous and wicked.”

A section of the social media was awash with reported claims that President Buhari had died in London, United Kingdom, following his illness last week.

However, Obasanjo said instead of embarking on such negative and worrisome mission of wishing Buhari dead, the Nigerians behind the despicable acts ought to be praying for his quick recovery and return to Nigeria.

Exclusive Photos: The Long Hands Of Gov. Ambode Finally Reaches Ifako Ijaiye Housing Estate

The long hands of the amiable Governor of Lagos State has reached Ifako Ijaiye Housing Estate today as every shop and illegal structures were all brought down. The Government had said residential estates should remain residential and business activities which floats freely like a market must all stop. People who also extended their apartments also got those structures removed. There were wailings, but people could do little or nothing as officials for Lagos State Ministry of Environment went with soldiers. A source said they had been there before and the structures demolished were built back, hence this force. More photos after the cut.

I've Done It": Woman's Final Text To Boyfriend Before She's Found Hanged

A woman who'd threatened to harm herself if she split from her boyfriend was found hanged after she texted him: "I've done it".

Keep-fit centre manager Lyndsey Higgins, 30, was found dead by businessman Martin Westwell after he failed to get a reply to his "done what?" message back.

An inquest heard today she had met the former fireman on a dating website.

Oscar Pistorius's 'Mother' Is Attacked By Hammer-Wielding Robbers At Home

Oscar Pistorius’s 'mother' was threatened by a hammer-wielding robber during a break-in at her mansion in Pretoria while her bodyguard was held at gun point by members of the armed gang.

Lois Pistorius, 59, who is actually his aunt but raised the ‘Blade Runner’ following the death of his biological mother, was followed as she drove home from a shopping trip by an armed gang and confronted in her garage, as her guard was held at gunpoint.

Mrs Pistorius, whom Pistorius affectionately refers to as 'mom' remained composed during her terrifying ordeal but had valuable jewellery, a bag and her phone stolen.

Car Snatched At Bodija, Ibadan Yet To Be Found

I received this sad mail from an ardent reader and I wish the police will help. He sounded really down from the mail. Please help him find his car. Robbers return what is not your own o. The mail;

Good day Ladun,

How are you doing today and how's work ? I trust good.

Ladun I would like you to kindly help me post on your page about my vehicle that was stolen at Gun point in Ibadan. My name is Olayinka Jekayinfa, I am a fan of you and I follow your blog very well.

Kindly help me as I know by posting it on your page it will help a lot and I can possibly find it.

Police Arrest 5 For Allegedly Planning Attack On Southern Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have arrested five suspects for allegedly planning to attack one of the remote areas of southern Kaduna.

 The Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abbey, made the disclosure while presenting the suspects to newsmen on Friday in Kaduna.

Abbeh said the suspects were arrested on Thursday evening at Samaru Kataf in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area. He said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were allegedly planning to attack one of the remote settlements in the area.

“We recovered the following items from the suspects: one Golf car; two Ak-47 rifles; one locally made pistol; three live cartridges; five cell phones; assorted charms; a touch light and the sum of N86,000.

We Won’t Stop 2face, Other Nigerians From Protesting – Presidency

The Presidency has clarified its stand on the planned nationwide peaceful protest against economic hardship in the country by a group of Nigerians led by popular musician, 2face Idibia.

The Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Mr. Laolu Akande gave the statement in a series of tweets.

According to him, “This administration will not prevent Nigerians from expressing themselves in peaceful protests, it’s a fundamental right of the people.”

N1.2bn Fraud: Ex-FCT Minister’s Son Sent Back To Prison

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday, February 3, 2017 ordered the remand of Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed in Kuje prison pending the perfection of his bail terms.

Bala is being prosecuted on a 15-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N1.2 billion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

He was admitted to bail today in the sum of N100 million with two sureties in the sum of N50 million each.

Girl Freed From ISIS Reveals Horrific Details Of Her Ordeal

A Kurdish woman who was kept as an ISIS s3x slave revealed how she was raped by 12 men and forced to change her religion.

Nadia Murad was only 22 when the terrorists invaded her village in northern Iraq in 2014 and she was taken into captivity, along with 6,500 other women.

Her mum and six brothers were killed as the ISIS fighters advanced.

Nadia was enslaved, repeatedly raped, told what to wear and made to change her religion.

Pensioner Becomes World's Oldest Person To Get Engaged' Aged 106

A Brazilian pensioner is believed to be the world's oldest person to get engaged at 106-years-old to a man 40 years her junior.

Valdemira Rodrigues de Oliveira said yes to 66-year-old Aparecido Dias Jacob in a ceremony last Saturday. The pair of smitten seniors, with the combined age of 172 years, still held the special engagement despite doctors banning their marriage.

Medics had assessed their health and age and warned the duo, known as Valda and Jaco, would not be able to cope with living on their own.

But after three years together, the senior romantics, who have separate rooms at Nossa Senhora Fatima retirement home in Pirassununga, south east Brazil, were determined to prove it's never too late to be with your soulmate.

Photo: Doctors In Nairobi Remove Coin Stuck In Boy’s Throat

A team of doctors at Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa have successfully removed a coin that was stuck in the throat of a three-and-a-half-year-old baby boy for two weeks.

The boy’s health was quickly deteriorating after he swallowed the coin while playing with his mates at school in Bamburi.

He had to live with the coin in his throat for lack of medical services in public hospitals after doctors went on strike on December 5, 2016.

But Friday morning, a paediatric gastroenterologists led a team of doctors in removing the coin that had caused agony to Samson Kaingu, who had difficulties feeding and excreting.

Africa's Second-Longest Serving Leader, Jose Eduardo Of Angola Says He Will Step Down This Year

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos confirmed Friday he would step down ahead of elections due in August, signalling the end to his 37-year long reign, and naming Joao Lourenco as the candidate to run in his place.

The autocratic Dos Santos, 74, became president in September 1979, making him Africa's second-longest serving leader, one month short of Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

His reign has seen the end of civil war and an investment boom, but has also been criticised as secretive and corrupt with Angola's citizens suffering dire poverty as his family became hugely

Libel Suit: Ekiti Assembly Fights Back, Urges Buhari To Sack Fayemi

In what appeared like a reprisal to the libel suit and claim of damages of N3 billion against a member of the state House of Assembly, Samuel Omotosho by former governor of the state and current Minister of Solid Minerals and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the House has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on Fayemi should he fail to honour their third invitation on Februrary 7.

Fayemi had sued Samuel Omotosho and Lere Olayinka in a Federal High Court Abuja, for alleging that he donated N1.5 billion to President mohammed Buhari’s campaign and siphoned the state’s money to build a university in Ghana among others.

Beyonce's Dad Reveals He Had No Idea Singer Was Pregnant Until Instagram Announcement

Beyoncé didn't tell her dad she was expecting twins. The superstar singer revealed on her Instagram account on Wednesday that she and husband Jay Z are expecting twins and the news came as much of a shock to her father Mathew Knowles as it did her fans.

Mathew, who teaches entertainment industry courses at Texas Southern University, explained on The Insider: "I was shocked. Let me tell you what happened. I got a first text, and I was like, 'Why is this person saying congratulations?'

Angelina Jolie Slams Donald Trump's Travel Ban

Angelina Jolie has slammed President Trump's immigration ban which suspends the admission of refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.

The actress, who is known for her humanitarian work, especially her efforts to aid Syrian refugees, penned the scathing op-ed for the New York Times.

In the piece, she urged that policy decisions should be based on "facts, not fear," and invoked former President Ronald Reagan in her opposition to the ban.

Lol! Deltan Wants A Protest In The State After Reports Suggest A Babe Went With Their $10m

Lol, just for laughs tho. Found it on Facebook. I just love Nigerians, I love us, we find humour in everything, no wonder we live long. Sigh! If na one state for America now, na placards everybody go carry o, till the money returns, no jokes!

Tolu Will Steal Your Girl, As He Sizzles In New Promo Photos

Well that’s how his PR team sent the photos in. May be with the tattoos or his white teeth we don’t know but they say he will steal your girl with these steamy new photos. They also said he is often called Trey Songz because of their striking resemblance, Another photo below…

Mariah Carey Hits The Gym In Fishnet Stockings And Stiletto Heels

She's known for her diva demands and larger-than-life persona. So it's perhaps not surprising that Mariah Carey decided to hit the gym in a jaw-dropping ensemble on Thursday.

The 46 year-old, who is never backwards in coming forwards, showed off her generous assets as she squeezed herself into a pair of fishnet stockings and a high-rise leotard for a rather unconventional work-out.

The chart-topper is in an eyebrow-raising relationship with dancer and choreographer Bryan Tanaka - who is several years her junior. The pair started dating immediately after she split from billionaire James Packer. You know there are more photos below lol.