Saturday, May 19, 2018

Tunde Balogun Emerges APC Chairman In Lagos

Alhaji Tunde Balogun has emerged the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos.

The Chairman of APC Congress Committee in the state, Senator Uche Ekwuenife, has earlier said there would be no voting during the exercise. Thus the new executives were picked based on affirmation by the delegates.

CODEINE: Pharmacists Council Starts Recall Of Cough Syrup

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has started recalling cough syrups containing codeine from its stakeholders in compliance with Federal Government directive.

The Registrar of PCN, Elijah Mohammed, revealed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) today in Abuja.

NAN recalls that the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, had directed PCN, NAFDAC and other regulatory bodies to supervise the recall of codeine from the market.

Mohammed reaffirmed that codeine is an opioid drug similar to morphine which has been approved and accessed over the counter in low doses for relieving patients of symptoms associated with a dry cough.

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Are Now Married

Meghan Markle and prince harry are now married. Meghan walked down the aisle of the 15th Century chapel in Windsor Castle where she married Prince Harry in a dazzling display of British pomp and pageantry.

After entering St George’s Chapel unescorted, Markle she made her way towards the Quire, halfway down the church where Prince Charles walked her to his son, Harry.

White roses, favourite flowers of Harry’s late mother Princess Diana, adorned the chapel. Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, 61, appeared tearful.

Prince Harry, dressed in a military frock coat uniform, and his brother, best man Prince William, waited for Markle at the altar.

I Stopped Visiting My Family When I Was Asked To Quit Music, Legbegbe Crooner Mr Real

Street hop crooner ‘Legbegbe’ Mr. Real, has told Saturday Beats that the road to stardom has not been rosy. He revealed that his family members advised him against pursuing a career in music.

He said, “I have been doing music for over 10 years now. But you know in life when it is not your time, there is nothing you can do about it. All this while, I have been working and waiting on God for a breakthrough.

Once God says it is your time to shine, no man on earth can stop you from shining. Before my song, ‘Legbegbe,’ I was only doing free shows. But it is a different story now.

“There was no time I thought of leaving music despite the pressure I was getting from my family members then. For me, music is part of my existence as a human and there is nothing else I can do better than music.

Schoolgirl, 14, Beaten To Death With Sticks, Bricks & Rocks During Brutal Sex Attack

Police believe a schoolgirl was murdered after a vicious sex attack by teenagers and that DNA samples from her body will help find the killers.

Detectives believe that Anastasia Kriegel, 14, was beaten to death with sticks, bricks, blocks and rocks.

They have also taken large quantities of debris from the scene.

Officers are examining whether a group of teenagers was responsible for the barbaric killing.

Royal Wedding: Amal Clooney, Oprah Winfrey & Pippa Middleton Lead The Best Dressed Guests

The biggest wedding of the year is here - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are tying the knot at St George's Chapel in Windsor today.

And of course they're not alone, they're surrounded by friends, family and guests, including fellow members of the royal family and celebrity A-listers.

Like any high profile wedding, it's an opportunity to see some of the most glamorous style, with attendees wearing some of the biggest names in fashion.

Amal Clooney leads the best dressed in a gorgeous Stella McCartney yellow cap-sleeved pleated dress with an asymmetric hem and a matching saucer style hat.

Photos: FMC Yola Separates Conjoined Female Twins

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola, Adamawa State says it has successfully separated a conjoined female twins. Professor Auwal Muhammed, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, disclosed this at a news conference.

Muhammed said that the twins have an excellent chance of survival.

According to the medical director, it took four hours for the medical team to separate them and the separation is the second of its kind being conducted by the hospital. He recalled that the first separation was carried out in 2014 which was also successful. More photos below...

Royal Wedding : Here's The First Look At Princess Diana Floral Tribute

This is the first glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's floral tribute to Princess Diana. St George's Chapel, in Windsor, has been adorned with floral displays ahead of the couple tying the knot.

The first pictures from inside the historic building show foliage, white peonies, white garden roses and other white blooms adorning the front of the organ loft, towering above the seats.

The flowers were a favourite of Harry's late mum. A central arch will serve to frame the royal couple as a congregation of family, friends and well-wishers watch them take their vows.

Two large arrangements also sit either side of the High Altar in the Windsor Castle chapel.

Fast Rising Comedian Woli Agba, Welcome 1st Child

Fast rising comedian, Ayo Ajewole, popularly known as Woli Agba is now a dad. Ajewole just  welcomed a bouncing baby boy with his wife and shared the news online. We say big congrats to them. A photo of the newborn after the cut....

Photos: Two Arrested For Slaughtering Neighbour

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested two men for killing their neighbour and stealing his Bajaj motorcycle.

The two suspects Patrick Udom (35) from Akwa-Ibom State and James Roland (25) from Delta State were arrested following a complaint by the elder brother of the victim, Moses Utuede, who reported at the Obanlende Divisional headquarters that his younger brother, Happy Patrick left home around 7am on Tuesday and yet to return home with his motorcycle.

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer disclosed that on the strength of the report, the DPO SP Jaiye Richard detailed detectives to investigate the sudden disappearance of the victim.

Female TV Presenter Suspended For Calling Her Male Colleague 'Handsome' On Air

A female television presenter has been suspended from Kuwaiti state TV after joking with her male colleague about his appearance.

The unnamed woman was hosting the live coverage of Kuwait's municipal elections last weekend.

As she was handing over to a male colleague, she joked that he should stop adjusting his headwear on camera, as he was 'already handsome'.

The female host's joke broke away from the formal presenting style normally seen on Kuwait Television - which is the official television station run by the Ministry of Information.

Daring! Will You Step Out Like This To A Club?

Well a lady said yes and she did step out this way. People were attracted to her and took a picture of her which found its way to the internet!

Kerosene Fire Kills Newly Married Man In Rivers

Tragedy struck at No. 5, Obudu Street, in Diobu area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital as a newly married man, simply identified as Mr. Alozie was burnt to death while cooking with kerosene stove in his kitchen.

The landlady of Mr. Alozie revealed that the incident happened on Thursday afternoon when Alozie rushed home from his shop, where he ground and also sold pepper to prepare a quick lunch for himself and his nursing wife, Mrs. Chinelo Alozie, with a three-month-old baby.

It was gathered that the victim, who was in a hurry to get the meal ready for his family was adding kerosene to the stove while it was still on.

Serena Confirms She Is Going To The Royal Wedding

 She may be world class tennis player - but Serena Williams proved she is just like the rest of us as she got ready for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding.

Sharing the sweetest getting ready videos, Serena showed the chaos of her early morning life with daughter Olympia and husband Alexis Ohanian - who don't seem to be on the invite list.

Wimbledon champ Serena Williams hit it off with Meghan when they met at playing flag football at DIRECTV's Celebrity Beach Bowl in 2014.

And this morning Serena, clad in a towel, told her 8million followers: "My friend's getting married today and I'm up super early and I've known her for so many years and I'm so happy for her."

It was just after 7am so no wonder Serena, who said she went to bed just 5 hours earlier, said she was exhausted.

Arteta Agrees To Replace Arsene Wenger

Former Arsenal midfielder Arteta emerged as the leading contender to succeed Arsene Wenger after a number of rival candidates dropped out of the race.

He held talks with Gunners chiefs on Thursday and his appointment will be announced in the coming days, according to Goal.

Arteta is reportedly yet to put pen to paper on a contract, however. Pep Guardiola has given the 36-year-old his blessing to leave his assistant manager role at Manchester City to return to the Emirates Stadium.

There Is No Big Deal Acting In A Pornographic Movie - Saidi Balogun

Popular actor, Saidi Balogun, is not a new face on the television screen and he has over 100 movie features under his belt. However, to his credit, the movie star has never been associated with a pornographic movie role despite the fact that the pornographic movie culture is gradually creeping into the Nigerian movie industry.

In a recent chat with Saturday Beats, the actor disclosed that there is no big deal acting in a pornographic movie and he gave his criteria for featuring in such.

He said, “There is virtually no movie role I cannot act. There is no big deal acting in a soft pornographic movie, it all depends on the pocket of the producer.

Court Remands 21-Year-Old For Stabbing Friend

An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Friday remanded one Olaleye Suyi, 21, for allegedly stabbing his friend, Oladele Kayode, in the face while asleep.

The Prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 15 at about 11.30 am at Line 3, Aladanla Street, Ile-Ife.

Osanyintuyi said that the accused caused Kayode grievous bodily harm by allegedly stabbing him with a knife in the face several times due to a misunderstanding.

He said that the offence contravened Section 355 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge of causing grievous harm.

IG’s Trending Video: Journalist Goes Into Hiding

A Liberty Television journalist, Aminu Nurudeen, suspected to have posted the viral video showing the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, struggling to read a speech at a public event in Kano, has gone into hiding, Saturday Punch has learnt.

Impeccable sources told  Saturday Punch that the Kano State Police Command invited the reporter to its office immediately the video went viral. The video, shows the IG struggling to read his speech at the inauguration of the Police Technical Intelligence Unit in Kano, Kano State on Monday.

It was learnt that Nurudeen’s whereabouts had been unknown since the Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Musa Magaji Majiya, invited him on Thursday.

Plane Crash In Cuba Leaves Over 100 Dead

More than 100 people have died after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuban state media say. Three people have survived but are in a critical condition, Cuban Communist Party newspaper Granma reported.

The plane was carrying 110 passengers and crew, according to the Mexican firm from which the plane was leased. Two days of national mourning have been declared, after Cuba's worst air disaster since the 1980s.

The Boeing 737-201 crashed at 12;08 (16:08 GMT) on Friday, shortly after taking off from Havana on an internal flight to Holguin in the east of the island. There were six Mexican crew members on board; the passengers were mainly Cuban, with five foreigners among them, state-run website Cubadebate reports.

"There has been an unfortunate aviation accident. The news is not very promising, it seems that there is a high number of victims," Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said after visiting the crash site.

Amber Rose Says Trump Is Her Ex Kanye West 'In A White Man's Body'

Amber Rose dated Kanye West for about a year. And she has drawn a pretty interesting comparison between the man who dubbed himself as Yeezus and the leader of the free world.

The 34-year-old model said in a recent interview that US President Donald Trump is just like her 40-year-old ex 'in a white man's body.'

She made the revelation in an interview with Jesse Lee Peterson for the season premiere of The Fallen State.

The host Peterson referred to  the 45th president as 'The Great White Hulk' as Amber took a deep breath and said she's going to take five minutes on this subject alone.

Wizkid’s 2nd Babymama To Open Hair Salon

Wizkid’s 2nd babymama is about to open a hair salon.  Binta Diallo who just exposed wizkid saying he has been a deadbeat dad revealed she made the hair she’s wearing and she will be opening a salon soon. We think she tried!

How Tuface And I Settle Quarrels -Sound Sultan

For many years, the friendship between Nigerian hip-hop titans, Tuface and Sound Sultan has kept waxing strong. However, in a chat with Saturday Beats, Sound Sultan popularly referred to as Naija Ninja revealed that he has fought with the legendary singer but they settle it in a bizarre manner.

 He said, “The funny thing is that there is nothing that causes a fight between Tuface and me. If we have a misunderstanding, we make fun of it and settle it. That is the beauty of our friendship. Whenever we have a problem, we make fun of it and resolve the issue. We argue and it is more of a hobby for us but we realise that we must not always agree on an issue.

“We have never had a quarrel over women or music. When it comes to music, we connect greatly with our inspirations. We connect greatly.

Man Arrested For Raping Wife’s 15-Year-Old Sister

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an agent at a diagnostic centre along Gbagada-Oshodi Road, Ademola Ojomu, for allegedly raping the younger sister of his wife.

Saturday Punch learnt that the victim lived with the couple in their residence on Albert Street, Somolu, a densely populated community.

He was said to have molested the 15-year-old girl for about two years with a threat that he would stop paying her school fees if she divulged the information to a third party.

It was gathered that the Senior Secondary School One pupil mustered courage a few days ago and confided in one of her school teachers.

Late Aisha Abimbola Was Our Breadwinner –Brother

The atmosphere was gloomy and it was obvious that a lot of tears had cascaded down the cheeks of the family members of the late Aishat Abimbola aka Omoge Campus whose sudden death occurred on Tuesday.

 Although the actress had since relocated to Canada last year probably on health grounds, sympathisers thronged her family house, 32 Fuja Street, off Randle Avenue, Surulere Lagos on Tuesday when Saturday Beats visited. The house hosted some of her association members such as Saidi Balogun, Kola Olaiya, Dele Fagboro, Sukannmi Omobolanle to mention but few who came to mourn her demise.

It was gathered that the late actress died after battling an illness which was speculated to be breast cancer in Canada. Saturday Beats gathered that the late actress had been nursing the ailment and had to relocate to Canada about a year ago.

SARS Operative Arrested For Extortion In Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos has arrested one Insp. Charles Omotosho, an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for allegedly extorting N5,000 from a hapless citizen in Ikorodu, near Lagos.

The Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) of the command, ACP. Abayomi Shogunle, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

He explained that Omotosho was arrested, following a complaint from a citizen via twitter on May 16.

SEE Toolz' Husband's Reaction To Her Photo

Media personality,Tolu Oniru – Demuren recently launched her lingerie collections, Sablier and she shared a photo of herself wearing one of it. Her husband couldn’t just have it, he asked her what kind of photo is this. See their conversation below;

Friday, May 18, 2018

Bisola Photoshops Self With Harry & Meghan Markle

Bisola sure plays too much....

Ex-Playmate & Son Fall To Deaths From Hotel Suite

A former Playmate centrefold has plunged to her death with her seven-year-old son from the window of a New York City hotel.

Both the 47-year-old woman, Stephanie Adams, and the boy, Vincent, were pronounced dead at the scene, the Gotham Hotel in midtown Manhattan.

She was in a bitter custody battle with her estranged husband over the child, according to local media.

Ms Adams had checked into a 25th-floor penthouse suite on Thursday evening.

3 Policemen Arrested For Allegedly Killing Suspect

The Assistant Inspector – General of Police in charge of Zone 5 Headquarters, Rasheed Olatunde Akintunde, has ordered the arrest of three policemen for allegedly killing one Samson Omonuwa in Delta State.

Omonuwa was reportedly clubbed to death by the policemen.

The arrest of the policemen, according to the Zone 5 spokesman, Emeka Iheanacho, was sequel to a petition written by father of the deceased, Mr. Anthony Omonuwa.

The father alleged that the deceased and his friend were involved in a fight.

Video: Teacher Makes Pupils In China Mock IGP Over Struggling Speech

Wow! A teacher in a china school has made his pupils mock the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris after a video of him struggling to read a speech went viral. But why do this? Watch the video below...

Court Orders JOHESU To End Strike

The National Industrial Court yesterday in Abuja ordered striking members of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), to suspend the on-going strike and return to work from today.

Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the order after listening to the submissions of Mr Okere Nnamdi, in an ex-parte motion filed by a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO).

The NGO – Incorporated Trustees of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International – in the motion, prayed the court to order the workers to resume work and go back to negotiation table.

Adejumo, who is also the President of NICN, ordered Minister of Health,  Minister of Labour and Employment, among others, to immediately set up a committee to address issues raised by the helth workers.

Hubby’s Gambling Addiction Crashes Marriage

An Idi-Ogungun Customay Court at Agodi in Ibadan on Friday dissolved a 21-year-old marriage, citing husband’s addiction to gambling.

By the verdict, the union between Barakat and her husband, Ishola Ibrahim was severed.

The President of the court, Chief Mukaila Balogun, who gave the ruling, however, awarded the custody of the only child of the marriage to the mother.

Balogun ordered the defendant to pay N3,000 monthly to the plaintiff for the upkeep of the child.

Twitter User Says 60% Of Married Women Don't Really Love Their Husbands

Do you agree?

Parents Of Newborn Return Home From Hospital To Discover They Have Wrong Baby

The parents of a newborn infant returned home from hospital to discover they had been given the wrong baby.

Bosses at the hospital in Podgorica, Montenegro's capital, has launched an investigation into the incident and blamed the blunder on a nurse who reportedly did not follow procedures.

The parents left the hospital thinking they were taking home their baby girl but quickly realised something was wrong, state television reported.

According to the report, the couple went back to the hospital after noticing that the mother and baby's tag did not match.

Photo: Man Rapes Corps Member For Snubbing His Love Advances

The Niger State Police Command has arrested one Ogochukwu Namanene, 25, from Lapai in Agaie Local Government Area of the state for allegedly raping a corps member.

Namanene was apprehended by a team of policemen attached to the Agaie division of the state while trying to escape.

The suspect was said to have raped the 22-year-old graduate serving at Janki Secondary school, Lapai, while returning from Lagos to Lapai.

It was learnt that Namanene had been making advances to the victim before the incident.

At Least 8 Killed In Texas High School Shooting

Between eight to 10 people were killed in a shooting today at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, after a gunman, believed to be a student, fired several shots in a classroom.

Explosive devices have been found in and around the school, Santa Fe police chief Jeff Powell said at a press conference.

Mr Powell added that six injured, including one police officer, have been transported to hospitals.

The Santa Fe Independent School District had earlier said in a tweet that the "school has been evacuated" because of the explosives.

Bishops Offer To Resign Over S*x Abuse Scandal

Chile’s bishops have tendered an unprecedented mass resignation over a decades-long abuse scandal after Pope Francis accused the country’s church of destroying evidence of sexual crimes and “the gravest negligence” in the protection of minors.

In a damning 10-page report delivered to 34 Chilean bishops who were summoned to the Vatican this week, the pontiff said the Chilean Church was collectively responsible for “serious defects” in the handling of abuse cases.

Priests removed over sexual abuse had been moved to other dioceses where they remained in contact with children, complaints had been dismissed despite convincing evidence, and Church lawyers had been pressured to limit or halt investigations, he said. Prelates had also destroyed “compromising documents”, Pope Francis added.

I Pay My Parents Every Month For Giving Birth To Me - Kenyan Singer

Controversial Kenyan songstress, Esther Akothee has taken to social media to reveal she pays her parents monthly for given birth to her. While chastising others, she wrote;

“Some would rather post their grandmother's than their parents when they visit home because it's normal for a grandmother to live in a thatched house ???? the only time they call their parents it's when it's something to do with documentation e.g. parents ID or birth certificates.”  “Well all my parents are on monthly pay roll , I pay them for giving birth to me and taking care of me ! Their salaries land before my employees . Apart from zile tuempesa endless za kuchokesha ????????????#RESPEKTMADAMBOSS”  She wrote.

It’s Legal To Marry In Ikoyi Registry- FG Insists

The Federal Government has faulted claims by the Lagos State Government that a Federal High Court had shut down the Ikoyi marriage registry, insisting that the report was false.

The Ministry of Interior said that the court, presided over by Justice Chuka Obiozor, simply upheld the judgment of a Federal High Court delivered in 2002, which was not appealed.

It explained that the case, Suit No: FHC/L/CS/1760/16, between Egor Local Government Area, Edo State and three others Vs. Ministry of Interior & others, cited by the Lagos State Government, was actually struck out by Justice Obiozor in his judgment delivered on April 30, 2018.

The Director of Legal, Ministry of Interior, Bola Odugbesan, made the clarification in a statement in Abuja on Friday, in reaction to a press statement on Thursday by the Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, Bisi Olufuwa.

Kendall Jenner's IG Post Leaves Fans Confused

Kendall Jenner startled fans when she uploaded a photograph of herself reclining in a white robe.

The 22-year-old reality star posed with the robe pulled around her and she showed off her shoulders as she sat with her legs crossed.

With her hair tied back, save for two strands draping around the sides of her face, the star pouted for the camera and showed off her dark brows and brooding gaze.

However fans were alarmed by how much the star didn’t look like herself - and was soon being compared to a model and a drag queen among others.

Governor Falls Off Bridge ‘While Taking Selfie’

The bridge at River Gucha collapsed on Friday morning as Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and Kisii DG Joash Maangi stood on it.

Some reports indicated that it caved in as they took selfies while others said the Governor had bent to check the depth when the incident took place.

They were with several people who accompanied them to a inspection of road projects in Ogembo town. Mutua and Maangi were pulled out and rushed to Ogembo Hospital in Kisii County in an ambulance.

The Governor dismissed the report about selfies. "I have been baptised by River Gucha and now I must build a house in Gucha," he said, as reported by Radio Citizen. He said he was safe and that he was having lunch at Maangi's home.

Super Eagles Player John Ogu & Wife Unfollow Each Other On Instagram

Super Eagles player John Ogu and wife have unfollowed each other on Instagram. The couple who once shared loved up photos of themselves on the platform have deleted each other’s pictures on the platform.

Akaolisa has changed her name back to her maiden name Chiugo Veronica Akaolisa and even changed her Instagram handle too.

The two got married traditionally on December 29th, 2015 at their home town in Anambra State. Before then they had their court wedding at Ikoyo registry.

Chris Attoh Also Wishes His Ex A Happy Birthday

Today is Damilola Adegbite’s birthday and her estranged husband has taken to his IG page to wish her happy birthday just like how Damilola wished him yesterday. It’s obvious there’s no bad blood between them.

Sharing her photo, he wrote; Happy Birthday MaMa Brian🙌🏽🙂

Don't Link Me Or Saraki With Suspected Cultists- Kwara Governor

A day after Senate President Bukola Saraki accused Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, of a plot to frame him up in connection with some suspected felons, Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has denied any link with the suspects.

Mr. Saraki at Senate plenary on Wednesday alleged that the police chief had transferred some criminal suspects undergoing interrogation in Kwara to make statements to implicate him and the state government.

Following the allegation, the Senate set up a nine-member committee to meet President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in the matter.

The police later on Wednesday confirmed the transfer to Abuja of some suspects linked to a string of killings in the state but said the transfer was not because of Mr. Saraki.

Police Foil Terror Attack In France

Police in France have foiled a suspected terror attack and handed preliminary terrorism charges to a man of Egyptian origin.

Earlier, French interior minister, Gerard Collomb said that two men have been arrested for "preparing to commit an attack, with either explosives or ricin, this very powerful poison".

He said police identified the two suspects while tracking extremist activity on social networks.

"They had tutorials that showed how to make ricin-based poisons," Mr Collomb told BFM TV, adding that they had communicated via the Telegram encrypted messaging application. "We were able to detect them, detect this attack plan and were able to arrest them," he said.