Saturday, May 12, 2018

Fayemi Wins Ekiti APC Governorship Primary

Mines and Steel Development Minister, Dr Kayode Fayemi has emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State.

He won the keenly contested governorship primary of the party held today in Ado Ekiti with 941 out of the 2337 votes by the delegates.

The former governor of the state defeated 31 other aspirants including ex- governor Segun Oni.

Juliet Ibrahim Explains Why She Deleted All Her Boyfriend's Photos From Instagram

Juliet Ibrahim has come out to reveal why she deleted all her boyfriend's photos from her instagram account, saying all his well between her and Iceberg Slim and she only decided to delete his photos to take her private life off social media. While typing and asking people to disregard different versions of their alleged breakup Juliet wrote;

Photos: Loved Up Photos Of Davido & Chioma On A Private Jet To Sierra Leone

Davido has left the shores of the country to jet to Sierra Leone where he will be having a concert. He didn't go alone, he went with his girlfriend, Chioma. One more photo below...

Photos: One Dies As Agege APC Holds Congress

A member of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos has been shot dead at the party’s local government congress in Agege. The member, identified as Nurudeen Olanose, was allegedly shot at Central School, Dopemu, during a fracas that ensued after voting had ended on Saturday.

Two others are in critical condition while nine people have been arrested and taken to Area G Police Division in Agege.

When contacted, Chike Oti, the Spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, said “I’ll get back to you.”

There are however different accounts of what led to the shooting as some said violence broke out after Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, visited the venue and some said Obasa was never there.

Footballer Fears Coming Out As Bisexual- Lover

A Premier League footballer fears that 'coming out' could ruin his career, according to a gay lover with whom he had a relationship for four years.

According to the Sun, the player has been in a relationship with a 21-year-old fashion industry worker.

The lover has spoken of his relationship with the player, which began in a nightclub in 2014 when they were introduced by mutual friends before exchanging numbers.

It is claimed that the player is an international and also has a child with his female partner, and that a number of his friends in the Premier League are aware that he is bisexual.

Child Molestation: NSCDC Arrests Retired Police Inspector, 18 Others

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense said it has arrested 19 persons, including a retired police inspector for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old child.

The corps’ spokesman in the state, SC Adamu Shehu, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse today.

Shehu said the suspects were arrested on Thursday at about 4 p.m., in Kiyawa village, in Kiyawa local government area of the state. He explained that the arrest followed a complaint received by men of the command from the victim’s brother-in-law.

“A complaint was lodged by the brother-in-law of a 13-year-old girl at our Divisional office in Kiyawa LGA, on Thursday at about 4 p.m., that his sister in-law, who is an orphan and living with her mother, was being molested.

SEE Chika Ike's Hair Inspired By Her Rasta Friends

She said the new hair do is inspired by her Rasta friends in Jamaica. You like?

John Dumelo Ties The Knot Traditionally [Photos]

Ghanaian actor,John Dumelo is married. He tied the knot today traditionally to his fiance, Gifty Mawunya Nkornu. A lot of showbiz personalities also graced the occasion. More photos below...

Khloe Kardashian Shares First Photo Of Daughter

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, Khloe has shared the first image of her newborn daughter on Instagram today -- which makes it four weeks after she and NBA boyfriend Tristan Thompson welcomed her on April 12.

“Happy one month old, mama,” says Kardashian in the video, which shows True looking up at the camera with a flower superimposed over her right cheek. “I love you, pretty girl.”

Revealed! Solange & Beyonce Went To Counseling As Children To Deal With Beyonce’s Stardom

Tina Knowles has revealed she made Beyonce and Solange attend counselling when they were kids.
The matriarch, 64, said she wanted to be sensitive to the fact Solange, 31, was growing up in 36-year-old Beyonce's shadow as her fame skyrocketed from such a young age.

Speaking to Maria Shriver, Tina explained that she wanted them to get professional help to deal with any issues that could arise early on.

She shared: "I was very sensitive to that [favouritism] because I grew up where I felt like my mother liked my brother more and she loved him more so I was very sensitive to it.

Kim Kardashian Reveals She Wants Another Baby

Kim Kardashian has revealed she wants another baby with husband Kanye West. The reality star, who is already mum to North, four, Saint, two, and three-month-old Chicago, said she "really enjoyed" the surrogacy process so much she would consider using a surrogate again for her fourth child.

"I would have maybe one more [child]. I really, really enjoyed the surrogacy process," she shared. "I will say, when it came to the breastfeeding time, I was like, 'Okay, this is the best decision I ever made.'"

Appearing on Live With Kelly and Ryan, she went on: "It's a game changer, having to not go through [nursing] every few hours. I can spend so much more time with the older kids and getting them used to the baby," she said.

Couple’s Wedding Turned Into A Funeral After Both Die Hours Before They Were Due To Marry

A couple’s wedding had to be hastily turned into a funeral after both died hours before they were due to get married, it was reported today.

The nuptials of Luana Alves, 36 and her groom Rodrigo Nogueira, 31, had been due to take place today at 11am at a church in Passos, southeast Brazil.

But the night before the wedding both were in a car accident as they headed home to finalise preparations for their big day.

Police said their car collided head-on with another as driver Rodrigo tried to overtake another vehicle on Brazil’s 184 Highway.

''My Humiliating Ordeal As A Slave In Oman'', 22-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Narrates Experience

The quest for greener pastures abroad by some Nigerian youths is on the increase despite calls by concerned citizens to desist from such practices.

The aftermath of such trips, orchestrated by touts and dubious travel agents with consequential effects, is a sordid story. Many who embarked on such trips either to the point of destination or turned back, return to tell tales of bruised emotions or disorientation.

The plight of these young African girls who are lured into the belief that life is better outside the country has become an unending story. Such obnoxious arrangements – call it economic migration, human trafficking or slavery in disguise- have attracted huge derision from the general public, even with the highly placed monarch, Oba of Benin, raining curses on the perpetrators.

I Am Tempted To Cheat On My Wife Everyday - Actor, Emeka Okoro

Seasoned actor, Emeka Okoro is now a born again Christian just like some of his colleagues who have abandoned the movie making craft for the pulpit. In this interview with Showtime Celebrity, Emeka who recently debuted as a movie producer with the premiere of his first movie, ‘Flee’, talks about his conversion, acting career, marriage among others.

You’ve been away from the industry for a while, what have you been up to? 

I have a media outfit that I’ve been running and at the same time I’ve been acting.  These days, the movies we make doesn’t really move except they are shown in the cinemas, but I’ve been acting.

You recently became born again like some of your colleagues. What do you think is responsible for Nollywood heavyweights abandoning their acting career to become pastors?  CONTINUE

Hoodlums Arrested At Ekiti APC Primary

Some hoodlums were arrested at the gate of the venue of the Ekiti APC primary rerun for attempting to force themselves into the venue and for aggressively confronting policemen who manned the gates.

One of the suspected hoodlums, who accused the policemen of bias after he was denied access into the venue because he did not have the necessary requirements, had on him charm wrapped in a red piece of cloth.

A team of suspected hoodlums comprising of four men was also arrested and handed over to Criminal Investigation Department present at the venue.

The men claimed to be delegates from various wards but they did not possess any of the documents required to ease their entry to the main venue from the gate. The sum of N158,000 was found on them. Earlier, two men were separately arrested for also attempting to gain entrance into the venue by force.

Woman Slits Own Throat Over Strange Ailment

A 52-year-old resident of Oremeji Street in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos, Olaide Abass, has allegedly taken her own life after battling with an undisclosed ailment without finding a cure.

The woman, who lived in a one-room apartment with her son, identified only as Rasheed, reportedly slit her throat with a knife last Sunday when the young man was not around.

Saturday Punch learnt that the son returned home around 5:00pm that fateful day and met his mother in a pool of blood.

He was said to have raised the alarm while the incident was reported at the Ajangbadi Police Station.

John Dumelo Reportedly Tying The Knot Today

Popular Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo is reportedly tying the knot today. This was disclosed by a close friend of his. Heard it's the traditional one tho. Big congrats to him. More photos of the couple below...

Photos: Omotola Jalade Attends Sierra Leone's Presidential Inauguration

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekehinde was invited  to Sierra Leone to witness the inauguration of the new President, Rtd. Brigadier Julius Maada Bio. She was received by an entourage led by the First Lady Mrs Fatima Jabbe-Bio. More photos below;

Iggy Azalea Flaunts Her Derrière In A G-String

Iggy Azalea has never been shy in showing off her hourglass figure. And the 27-year-old left very little to the imagination in a racy Instagram snap on Saturday.

The Black Widow hitmaker flaunted her shapely derrière in a black g-string, while indulging on fried chicken on-board a private jet. 

Iggy sported an orange plaid bikini top that showed off her toned arms, teamed with a black g-string that revealed her shapely posterior.

Crouching on a chair inside a private jet, the rapper also drew attention to her bronze silk knee-high boots. Her wavy blonde extensions falling behind her toned back, Iggy glanced back at the camera as she tucked into a Kentucky Fried Chicken feast. The Sydney-born star captioned the image 'It's my lifestyle.'

Sir Victor Uwaifo Threatens To Sue Simi Over 'Joromi'

Legendary Musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo, says singer Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, simply known as Simi, is in trouble for "stealing" his intellectual property, 'Joromi'.

Uwaifo's recognition soared when his song 'Joromi' became a hit upon release in 1969. However, he says the song, which brought him fame and fortune, has now become a victim of intellectual property theft as Simi failed to give credit to him when she released her own version in 2017.

Uwaifo made this known in an interview with SaharaReporters at the Annual General Meeting of Copyright Society of Nigeria COSON, held at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos.

The former commissioner for arts and culture in Edo State described copyright and Intellectual property theft as a very serious issue in Nigeria, saying it must be dealt with urgently as it is reducing the creativity of the new generation of Musician.

EFCC Closes Case Against Kalu, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday closed its case at the on-going trial of a former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and two others over alleged fraud before Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos.

The anti-graft agency closed its case after the conclusion of cross-examination of its last witness by defence lawyers. At yesterday’s proceedings, the court admitted the statement of a former Abia State ALGON Chairman, Chinedu Melechi, wherein he disclosed that expenditures in the joint account of state and local governments are either statutory or by resolution.

Abuja Travel/Tour Operators Held For Trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested two Abuja based travel and tour operators for human trafficking and other related offences.

The suspects are the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Family Travel & Tour Limited, Mr Ibrahim Wali, and the Chairman and Chief Executive of Divine Travel & Tour limited, Mr Nasiru Musa Jubril.

A statement from NAPTIP spokesman Vincent Adekoya indicated that preliminary investigations confirmed that the suspects specialized in trafficking people to Saudi Arabia under the cover of Hajj operations.

The two suspects are currently in NAPTIP custody making useful statements as investigations continue.

30 Prison Inmates To Die By Hanging In Anambra

Thirty inmates in various prisons in Anambra State will die by hanging. The Anambra State Controller of Prisons, Mr. Emmanuel Nwakaeze, stated this in a press briefing on Friday in Awka, the state capital.

He told journalists that the condemned prisoners had stayed upwards of two years in jail.

Murder-Suicide Leaves Seven Dead In Australia

Three generations of a single family were identified Saturday as the victims of Australia's worst mass shooting in 22 years, a murder-suicide which left seven people dead.

They included Katrina Miles, 35, and her four children - three boys and a girl aged eight to 13 - who were found Friday in a shed on a rural property near the Margaret River wine region in Western Australia, police said.

Miles' mother Cynda Miles, 58, was found in the main house at the property and her father Peter Miles, 61, was found outside, Police Commissioner Chris Dawson told reporters.

Three firearms licensed to Peter Miles were also found, he said.

Blac Chyna’s Boyfriend Surprises Her With Flowers As She Celebrates 30th Birthday

She celebrated her 30th birthday on Friday. And Blac Chyna was lavished with gifts from her boyfriend YBN Almighty Jay in Sherman Oaks, California.

The reality star was surprised outside a nail salon by her boyfriend, 18, who came bearing a a festive balloon and bouquet of white flowers.

Wrapping her arms around her beau, Chyna couldn't have looked any happier as she thanked her boyfriend with some PDA.

The star wore a Dolce & Gabbana tracksuit and flip flops for her low-key salon outing.

I Was Not Afraid Of Water, Death - Nigerian Migrant

A Nigerian female migrant, identified as Vitoria, who was among the over 100 migrants rescued last week  by Medecin Sans Frontieres and SOS Méditerranee chartered Aquarius ship, has told newsmen why she decided to risk the perilous crossing from Libya into Italy.

“I was not afraid of the water, because God created the water. I’m not afraid of death. We all die one day. I’m more afraid if the Libyan police were to catch me again, because they are so wicked,” the 21 year-old Nigerian said.

Vitoria was in the the group of migrants  to arrive at Sicilian city Catania on Thursday, which included six women, 32 teenagers and six children. It could not be ascertained the number of other Nigerians in the group.

The Weeknd & Bella Hadid Spotted Kissing At Cannes

Back On? Despite denying they’re back together, The Weeknd and Bella Hadid have been spotted getting cozy. They were caught doing that at the just concluded Cannes Film Festival.

The duo was photographed sharing a kiss while at an afterparty in Cannes, France, after less than a month that they both shot down rumors they were dating again.

In the photograph, the pair were seen in deep conversation with Hadid, 21, leaning in to whisper something in the singer’s ear, seemingly ignoring the partygoers around them. They also shared a kiss!

Photos: Nigerian Woman Celebrates Her Divorce On IG, Calls Out Her Ex's Girlfriends... It's A WAWU

A Nigerian woman, Uwaila Agbonson has taken to Instagram to celebrate her divorce. She also  congratulated the women who wrecked her marriage, warning them to stay away from her children

Her story below;

Hoodlums Set Imo APC Secretariat On Fire

Political tension in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress deepened yesterday when unidentified hoodlums set the party secretariat on fire.

A Punch correspondent, who visited the secretariat at the Imo State University junction in Owerri around 6.30 pm, amidst heavy downpour, saw smoke coming out of the building.

No firefighter was seen on the ground even as several people watched from afar as the building was engulfed in smoke. It was gathered that some equipment as well as party documents were destroyed in the incident.

Why I Want More Kids – Mercy Johnson-Okojie

Mercy Johnson Okojie in a new interview has revealed she wants more kids. Mercy says her goal is four, so she needs one more. She also spoke about how she has been able to manage the home front with her job. Enjoy!

How then do you cope with your home front and duty as the SA to the Governor on Entertainment?

It has not been easy but I’m a home girl. There are priorities. God comes first, and then family and other things follow. Definitely, the family has to be settled before we talk about work. When I am not happy at home, I can’t function properly in whatsoever capacity. God, family and then others; it works well for me that way. As we are here right now, if I get a call from my children’s school about anything, I’ll push your recorder away and run off (laughs). CONTINUE

Buhari Could Spend Five Hours On A Bottle Of Soft Drink –Garba, Ex-Driver

When Corporal Tumba Garba (retd.) joined the Nigerian Army on July 21, 1965, two years before the start of the civil war, he had no idea he would become a driver to the top brass in the military, some of whom later went on to become the country’s heads of state.

Sharing his memories in the military with Punch correspondent, Garba, who is father of Senator Binta Masi Garba, representing Adamawa North District in the National Assembly, said with pride that there was virtually no important personality in the military that he didn’t drive.

“I fought in the civil war. Our division was stationed in Enugu. Two years after the war ended, my division returned to Kaduna. Later that year, after our division returned to Kaduna, I was appointed a standby driver attached to the fleet for all foreign dignitaries.

Kendall Jenner Attends Cannes Braless...

The red carpets at Cannes are always a chance for the stars to showcase some of their most daring dresses. And that's exactly what reality star Kendall Jenner , 22, chose to do yesterday when she stepped out in a barely-there outfit for the secret Chopard party.

Leaving almost nothing to the imagination, the braless Victoria's Secret model was displaying her bare cleavage under the flimsy, sparkling fabric.

The towering beauty was also showing off her never-ending legs in the risqué, thigh-grazing look.
Finishing off the outfit, the brunette - who was wearing nude knickers under the design - wore a pair of chic black Louboutin heels.

Pastor Divorces Wife For Sleeping With Members

A pastor’s wife, Mrs. Uzoamaka Ibeneme, on Friday lost her 21-year-old marriage when an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, dissolved the union on grounds of adultery, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported.

President of the court, Mr. Akin Akinniyi, who delivered the judgment, said the petitioner, Pastor Joshua Ibeneme, was adamant in spite of the mediation by the court and family intervention.

He said, “Since the petitioner insisted on divorce after several interventions, the court is therefore left with no option but to grant him his wish and pronounce the union dissolved.

Kylie's Bodyguard Won't DENY He's Stormi's Dad

Kylie Jenner's fans have speculated that maybe her former bodyguard Tim Chung could be Stormi's dad instead of Travis Scott as the baby looks quite a bit like the handler.

But when the Los Angeles police officer was asked about that on Thursday evening outside Hollywood hot spot Delilah's, he made things even worse.

Instead of flatly denying it, the cop smiled and shook his head and could be heard uttering, 'Can't answer that,' making suspicion grow.

Ladies Interested In Me Can Try Their Luck - Praiz

Although pop singer, Praiz is known to sing some of the finest love songs at the moment, he is not in love. The singer revealed that his last relationship left him heartbroken and that was what motivated him to release the record, ‘Folashade,’ which earned him a Headies award.

“Folashade was inspired by my last relationship; I like to write songs based on true life experiences so that a lot of people would be able to relate with the songs.

On the day I recorded the song, I was very heartbroken so when I got into the studio, I started making the beat. I produced the song myself. I poured out words that I felt came to me based on the mood I was at the time and when I was done with the song, everyone said it was a nice idea.

I Am Happy My Mother Remarried - Simi

While some adult might feel bad that their parent remarried and the affection they have for them might be reduced, the reverse is the case for the pop singer, Simi. In a recent chat with Saturday beats, the singer who was her mother’s chief bride’s maid spoke about how she truly felt about her mother’s new marital status.

“I am very happy for my mother and her marriage, I am happy she has found love and I wish them a lifetime of happiness,” she said.

Slowly and gradually, her mother is becoming a sensation online as most of her Instagram posts go viral mostly because she makes them hilarious. The singer told Saturday Beats that she was the one that created an Instagram account for her mother a long while ago.

How I Paid Evans 232,000 Euros For The Release Of My Boss - Witness

An employee of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Limited, Mr. Uchenna Okagwu, on Friday told an Ikeja High Court how he paid 232,000 euros (about N99.76m) to alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to secure the release of his boss.

Okagwu said that he paid the sum to the kidnapper to secure the release of Mr. Donatus Dunu, Managing Director of the company.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Evans is facing trial alongside Uche Amadi, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Aduba for this and other crimes.

President Buhari Arrives Abuja From London

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from London, United Kingdom. Mr Buhari was in london to for medical reasons on the request of his doctor, the presidency said.

A tweet from the handle of the Presidency; @NGRPresident said “ President @MBuhari on friday returned to Abuja”.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Bride Removes Best Friend's Teeth At Her Reception After Thinking She Was Making Passes At Her Man

A jealous 'bridezilla' spent her wedding night in prison after she viciously attacked her best friend at her reception.

Jealous Audrey Stevenson left Veronica Bannon with a badly bruised face and knocked one of the teeth out when she grabbed her by her hair and banged her head to a door.

Stevenson later accused her friend of 'making a move' on her new husband Scott Allan, but Veronica insisted she had been imploring him to take his drunk wife home following a row between the couple.

Yesterday, Stevenson was spared jail as she was fined £450 and ordered to pay her victim £400 compensation at Livingston Sheriff Court, the Daily Record reports.

Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle's Mom Lands London

Meghan Markle 's mum has reportedly arrived in the UK to help with last-minute preparations for the Royal Wedding.

Doria Ragland is believed to have landed in London on Thursday, according to Good Morning America.

Meghan's mum and Dad, Thomas Markle, are to meet the Queen in the days before the wedding.

They will spend time with Her Majesty, as well as Prince Philip, Prince Charles and wife Camilla, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It will also be the first time Mr Markle meets his future son-in-law, Harry.

Police Vow To Sue Senate Over IGP

The police authorities have resolved to drag the senate to court to challenge the untoward action and resolution against the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris

The plan by the police to approach the courts came barely 48 hours after the angry senators declared Idris as unfit to hold public office

The Commissioner of Police (Legal), Force Headquarters, Mr. David Igbodo, stated this on Thursday while appearing on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily.

“That declaration, we are going to challenge it (in court),” he said.

I Go Dye Begins Construction Of Health Care Center In His Community [Photo]

The comedian disclosed this today saying;

The challenges facing most people across Nigeria is the same, irrespective of our religious, political and ethnic backgrounds; in line with the United Nations Goal 3 ,I have commenced the building of an health care hospital in my community.We can make life more beautiful than we met it.

Femi Otedola Is BACK On iphone [Photo]

Hahaha, lol, most of you were like 'aww', 'oh mine', 'women see yourselves o', 'stop asking for iphones from your broke boyfriends when a billionaire like Femi Otedola uses just an old Nokia phone''.

Lol, how market? Femi Otedola is back on iphone duh! Still can't forget how women were trolled over this. Papa is now back to his iphone, you think it's easy using a nokia? Oya see latest pic below that shows, he's back using an iphone.

Davido Reveals Why He & Wizkid Ended Their Beef

Davido has revealed why he and fellow singer Wizkid ended their beef. He revealed his in a chat with 'The Native Magazine'. When asked what ended the war between them, he said;

It just got to a point where we just thought, this shit is getting old. I mean, it got physical between our camps. We just wanted to make the relationship mutual. He has three kids, I have two kids. I’ve travelled a lot, I have experienced so much more in life, I have two artists that are doing well. Like, this shit is old bro, we’re not getting any younger.

Khloe Kardashian Gives Fans A Glimpse Of Baby

It will be one month tomorrow since the Keeping Up With The Kardashian star welcomed her first child.

She's kept us waiting and waiting and teased us with pictures of her little girl's pink nursery. And now, after all this time, she's finally shared a snap of herself and her daughter.

But don't get too excited - as all you can see is the baby's little arm, wrapped in a sleepsuit.

Khloe, 33, took to Snapchat to show off her baby, sort of. Lying back, Khloe rests baby True on her chest as she poses up for a selfie. The filtered pictures pop a flower in her hair and gives her a rosy glow.

Man Breaks Court Windows, Stabs Self In Ekiti

There was drama at an Ekiti State High Court on Friday after one Ajewole Dada Fulani was sentenced to life imprisonment for rape.

Ajewole, 24, was standing trial for robbing, kidnapping and raping two female students of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti on 7th November, 2015 along Ikere-Igbara Odo Road.

The verdict was handed down by Justice John Adeyeye who held that the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt.

The convict became emotional, furious and restless after the judgment was interpreted to him by the court registrar.