Saturday, June 9, 2018

Lagos, Ondo, Ogun, Declare June 12 Public Holiday

The governments of the South-west states have declared June 12 as a public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential election adjudged to have been won by the late M.K.O Abiola.

The states include Lagos, Ondo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti, and Oyo states.

The federal government on Wednesday announced that June 12 would become a national holiday for the celebration of democracy day starting from 2019, although the day had always been public holidays in the South west.

In Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor, said the recent decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to declare June 12 as the new democracy day would ensure that Mr Abiola and other martyrs of democracy who laid down their lives in the struggle to entrench good governance did not do so in vain.

Ever Seen A Cock This Beautiful [Photo]

They say it’s the finest cock you will ever see.

Tiwa Savage Speaks On Her New Song Ban

The singer has reacted to the ban of one of her latest songs, ''Tiwa's Vibes''. She says she wonder why they banned the song, saying is it because she mentioned 'shayo'. She then further went on to say but alcohol is legal in Nigeria.

APC Is Sick, Suffering Abnormality – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has criticised the current state of the All Progressives Congress (APC), noting that the party is sick and “suffering from a dreadful continental abnormality.”

The lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District said this on Friday, on Channels Television Programme, Politics Today.

Melaye said further that he does not have a problem with the APC, “but my party may have a problem with Nigerians because of the way it is presently being run.

“I will not run away from the fact that the APC is sick. And it’s not only sick but is equally suffering from what I call a dreadful continental abnormality,” he said.

FG Hits Back At Obasanjo, No Plan To Frame You Up

The federal government last night dismissed as frivolous allegation by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo that government had placed him on a watch list preparatory to terminating his life.

Government said it has no intention of framing up the ex-president or any Nigerian for that matter.

Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, in a response to the allegation, said government will not be distracted by the “frivolous allegation”, which, according to him, was choreographed to achieve a purpose.

He wondered why the alarm came soon after President Muhammadu Buhari decided to honour the late winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief M.K.O. Abiola.

Gambit Blasts Nigerians Criticizing Half Naked Girls In Music Videos, Says They Watch Them At Night

Music video director Paul Gambit has said that using scantily dressed ladies in music videos is due to their appeal on the audience. This is coming as many Nigerians complain of the common use of semi-nude ladies in music videos shown on television.

According to Gambit who has directed videos for Yemi Alade, Dija, Cobhams and others, the use of ‘half-naked’ girls ‘depends on the songs’ and it is not in every kind of video.

 “If you look at our foreign counterparts, it’s the same thing,” Gambit said.

“It’s even worse. At the end of the day, it’s about the numbers. If you look at conscious music, for example, you don’t get as much hits on YouTube as much as you get for others. Even on Instagram, if a girl is covering her head and everything, check her likes, maybe like 50 or 20.

Honour Kudirat Abiola Too, APC Tells Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider honouring late Kudirat Abiola, wife of late Chief MKO Abiola, with a posthumous award.

The party made the call in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abudullahi, in Abuja yesterday while commending Buhari for honouring Abiola with a posthumous Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR).

The late Abiola was the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, which was annulled by then military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida. The election, which Abiola contested on the platform of Social Democratic Party (SDP), was said to be Nigeria’s freest and fairest.

The APC said it believed that Kudirat, who was assassinated in Lagos on June 4, 1996, paid the supreme price in struggle for the actualisation of the June 12, 1993 presidential mandate and as such deserved to be honoured in her own right as a heroine and martyr of democracy in Nigeria.

Why I Won't Marry A Nigerian Lady, Dubai Afrika Boss, Tolu Adesanmi Speaks

Recently, Tolu Adesanmi, CEO of Dubai Afrika trended online simply because he posted a picture of himself home alone on a Saturday and declared he is single and searching.

While chatting with Saturday Beats, the entrepreneur said that he is on the verge of travelling to some African countries in search of a wife as he is not impressed with Nigerian girls.

“The viral post is actually still recent. I posted a picture of myself alone at home with a caption that I am single on my personal Instagram page and a blogger picked it up. Before I knew what was happening, it had gone viral.

With the kind of job I do, I meet women every day but the kind of women we have these days are those I tag as new generation ladies and I cannot date them because the kind of woman that suits me is the type that can build a home and not someone who just wants to show off.

Jim Iyke Explains Why His Relationship With Timaya Is Deeper Than We Know

Jim Iyke has explained why is relationship with Timaya has remained deep and why he refers to him as a brother he ever had. Speaking with Saturday Beats, the actor explains it all...

“Timaya and I are kindred. He is one of the most open-hearted and kindest people I have seen. To love Timaya is easy and he is like the brother I don’t have.

Anyone that is in your life and tells you things the way they are, it is easy to love that person. It is when you are afraid of criticism that you cannot make friends with Timaya because when I go wrong, I ask him if I made the right move and he tells me the truth that I did not act right and that I messed up. 

When I am getting things right and people are criticizing me, he tells me that I am doing the right thing. If you look through his history, he is the most consistent artiste of all time.

Statement By Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar On Alarm Raised By Ex- President Olusegun Obasanjo

The Statement reads;

I have received with serious concern the purported alert raised by former President Olusegun Obasanjo of an alleged plot by the government to arrest him on trumped up charges.

I am disturbed by this turn of events in our dear country considering the huge price that was paid for us to have democracy.

I wish to advice that government and its agents should retrace their steps to avoid aggravating the already over heated polity.

David & Victoria Beckham Deny Divorce Rumours

David Beckham and Victoria Beckham have denied rumours they're set to split after hours of speculation that lit up social media.

On Friday, Twitter went into meltdown as users speculated the couple, who have been married for 19 years next month, were set to deliver a statement about divorce.

But they've denied any hint that their marriage is on the rocks in a furious output, branding the rumours "a crock of a s***", "embarrassing" and "laughable".

Photos & Video: Tonto Dikeh Stuns In Breathtaking Dress As She Turns 33

Today, 9th of June is Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh’s birthday and she is leaving no stone unturned. She had a birthday photoshoot were she dazzled in a pink affair—from her hair down to all she wore was nothing but PINK. Mama king really killed it this time…Also see a video from the shoot and more photos below. Happy birthday to her!

Photos: Olakunle Churchill Already Found New Love?

Lol, Though Tonto is through with him, but the many drama won’t stop Churchill from moving on. Recall just lately, one of his exes also called him out, saying Churchill isn't a good guy after all. But mehn, all that hasn’t stopped him from moving on. If Churchill’s words are anything to go by, then this is the woman in his life at the moment. He took to IG to share playful photos of them and wrote;

Your love is sweeter than candy and finer than wine. So I’m wishing you all the joy on your very special day. 😘😘🍾🍾🎁

COINCIDENTALLY… She shares the same birthday date with Tonto Dikeh and Tonto’s fans have been wondering why he didn’t wish her a happy birthday, saying no matter who he finds, Tonto remains the mother of his son --King. More photos of the stunner below...

Hair Boss, Mizwanneka Welcomes Baby Boy [Photos]

Lagos hair queen, and CEO of Hair Boss International, Mizwanneka has delivered her bundle of joy -- a baby boy. He came yesterday, June 8th and has been named Ivan Jidenna Nkumah. He his her 3rd child. We say big congrats to her.

Police Uncover Plot To Assassinate Indian PM

During an investigation of Maoist links to the Koregaon-Bhima caste riots, police stumbled upon letters that point to plans to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, officials said yesterday.

Police have also released pictures of four more people involved in the Jan. 1 Koregaon-Bhima riots that left one person dead, and have appealed to the public for information on their whereabouts.

One of the incriminating letters was found in the home of Delhi-based activist Rona Wilson, who was among the five activists arrested across India June 6 as part of the probe into the riots conspiracy and "urban Maoist sympathizers."

The letter refers to a requirement of Rs. 8 crore to procure M-4 rifles and 400,000 rounds of ammunition, and speaks of "another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident."

Kingibe, Abiola’s Running Mate Speaks On June 12

Alhaji Babagana Kingibe, running mate of late Chief Moshood Abiola in the June 12, 1993 presidential election, said Federal Government’s declaration of the day as Democracy Day was a great honour.

He also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the announcement that national honour would be conferred on Abiola, acclaimed winner of the election, himself and late Human Rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi.

Kingibe, currently in Saudi Arabia for ‘Lesser Hajj’, however, declined further comment on the issues.

Pres Buhari Bars VPs From Contesting Presidency More Than Once

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed a constitutional amendment that stops a vice president who completes the term of a president from contesting for the office of the President more than once.

The same is applicable to a deputy governor who completes the term of a state governor.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa yesterday.

The term of a President or a governor can be aborted by virtue of death, resignation or removal, thereby paving the way for the Vice President or deputy governor to take over.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Khloe Won't Shake Kim On Celebrity Family Feud...

They are tight-knit sisters who have always made family a top priority. But winning became number one for Khloe Kardashian, who unleashed her competitive side while going head-to-head with Kim on their upcoming episode of Celebrity Family Feud.

The reality star, 33, rejected her sister's friendly handshake as the ladies approached their podium in front of host Steve Harvey, as seen on a teaser for their highly-anticipated segment. Khloe, who was pregnant with baby True at the time of taping, shook her head as Kim extended her hand.

In a serious tone, Khloe told her sibling, 'Nope. Not here Kim.' Khloe's sudden competitive streak clearly took Kim, 37, off guard, with the elder reality star replying, 'I see how it is.'

Kendall Jenner Posts REAL Topless Photo On IG

Her family is one of extroverts. And Kendall Jenner proved she slots right in on Thursday night when she shared a topless photo of herself.

The 22-year-old shared the saucy snap on Instagram as she took part in a photo shoot.

In the picture, shot on her phone into a mirror, Kendall wears a low-cut black one piece — so low-cut in fact it covers nothing of her exposed breasts.

The only thing preserving the KUWTK star's modesty is two tiny ice-cream emojis.

Queen Had A Secret Surgery To Remove Cataract

The Queen planned a successful surgery to remove a cataract in May, it was revealed today.
Her Majesty has been wearing sunglasses at many events in the past few weeks including watching the Epsom Derby and a number of Buckingham Palace garden parties.

Today it has emerged that this was because of a secret operation to remove a cataract before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding on May 19.

The eye operation, believed to be on or around May 4, is the most common procedure on the NHS.

Buhari Appoints New CBN Deputy Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as Deputy Governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria subject to Senate confirmation.

The announcement was made Friday via a statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu.

Mr. Shonubi is currently the Managing Director of the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) – the financial payments, facilitation and settlement platform, which has been instrumental to the growth in electronic payments in the Nigerian financial industry.

Donald Trump Says He'll Grant Muhammad Ali A Posthumous Pardon

United States president Donald Trump says he may grant Muhammad Ali a posthumous pardon - seemingly unaware that the boxing legend doesn't need one.

Ali, who died two years ago at the age of 74, received a draft-evasion conviction in 1967. Ali refused to enter the military during the Vietnam war and his local draft board rejected his application for classification as a conscientious objector.

However, the three-time world heavyweight champion appealed and in 1971 saw his conviction overturned by the supreme court.

11 -Year- Old Girl Launches Restaurant In UK

Bright spark Harlie Haycox has become one of Britain’s youngest entrepreneurs after launching a restaurant - at the age of 11.

The schoolgirl came up with everything from the menu to the décor, branding and music at Harlie’s Diner after being inspired by her serial entrepreneur dad, Matt Haycox.

With her father's financial backing, she also dreamed up the idea of having hot pink Chopper delivery bikes and serving Oreo-topped waffles with chocolate sauce.

The all-American-style diner, in Leeds, celebrates her time living in Las Vegas, where she regularly visited diners and milkshake shops which were open late to accommodate the energetic nightlife.

Troops Allegedly Kill Woman, Child In Bayelsa

There was outrage in Bayelsa State on Friday following the alleged killing of a mother and her six-month-old baby by troops of Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (ODS), during a military operation in Oluasiri, Nembe.

The victims were reportedly hit by stray bullets when the troops shot at suspected militants who fled to the community in the early hours of Thursday.

The victims were – Madam Beauty Christian Gamage and her six- month -old baby. Several other persons were said to be in critical conditions after sustaining bullet wounds during the operation.

Security sources said trouble started when the suspected militants engaged the troops in a gun duel at the creeks.

How 740 Pupils Share 2 Toilets In Nasarawa School

The health of pupils of LEA Primary School in Nyanya-Gwandara, Nasarawa State is in danger as more than 740 of them share only two toilets.

Mr Akwe Omadefu, the Headmaster of the school made the revelation in Nyanya-Gwandara when a team of officials of the Network of Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) visited the school, as part of their activities to commemorate the 2018 Menstrual Hygiene Management Day.

He said that the dearth of toilets and a perimeter fence around the school had negatively affected school attendance and pupils’ enrolment.

“You can see the surroundings; the school is not fenced and we have been trying all we can to make the state government to come to our aid and fence the school.

Tiwa Savage Shows Off Belly 'Henna' Tatt...

The mother of one showed  her rib cage henna tattoo in a white crop top in new photo she shared on her IG page.

No Public Holiday On June 12 This Year- Presidency

The Federal Government has announced that June 12 this year will not be marked as a public holiday following its declaration as the new Democracy Day.

In a tweet today, the Federal Government said while it will not be marked this year, June 12 “in future years will replace May 29th as a national public holiday in celebration of Nigeria Democracy Day

Buhari Planning To Send Me To Jail- Obasanjo

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has raised the alarm that the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has put his name on its security watchlist.

Obasanjo claimed security agencies are plotting to arrest and put him in detention. The former president made these allegations in a statement signed by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Friday in Abeokuta.

Obasanjo noted that the present administration wanted to blackmail him into abandoning his divine mandate to protect the rights of Nigerians to a better life.

The statement read in part: “Since Chief Olusegun Obasanjo declared in his State-of-the-Nation special statement on January 23, 2018, the desperation to frustrate, intimidate and blackmail him into abandoning his divine mandate to protect the rights of the people to better life and living continued unabated and has even taken a bizarre dimension.

Man 'Held' For Enticing & Wooing Married Woman

A sharia court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna on Thursday ordered the remand of one Abubakar Mustapha for allegedly enticing and wooing a married woman.

Mustapha pleaded not guilty to the charges, which contravened Section 226 of the Kaduna State Sharia Penal Code 2002.

His plea was not taken by the court.

The judge, Mallam Musa Sa’ad, ruled that the accused be remanded in police custody pending its bail perfection.

CNN's Anthony Bourdain Commits Suicide....

American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61.

CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement that Bourdain was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, and calling his death a suicide.

Bourdain’s achieved celebrity status after the publication in 2000 of his best-selling book "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly." It combined frank details of his life and career with behind-the-scenes observations on the culinary industry.

Mugabe's Son-In-Law Arrested For Kidnapping

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law was taken into police custody yesterday for allegedly holding an airline lawyer hostage.

Simba Chikore, the husband of Mugabe’s only daughter Bona, was held for questioning following a labour dispute, the police said.

“He was picked up and a warned-and-cautioned statement was recorded following a report by his lawyer for kidnapping,” said police spokesperson Charity Charimba.

The lawyer, Bertha Zakeyo, an employee of Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) – whose ownership is controversial, told the police that Mr Chikore locked her up in the office.

Kate Upton Named S*xiest Woman In The World

Kate Upton has been named the sexiest woman in the world by Maxim magazine. The 25-year-old model and actress graces the cover of the latest issue in a show-stopping desert shoot.

Kate succeeds last year's winner Hailey Baldwin to the coveted title. Previously it's been held by the likes of supermodel Stella Maxwell and pop sensation Taylor Swift.

After being told of her victory, Kate told Maxim: "You know, I work really hard on myself - on feeling good, working out, being strong.

"Being number one on the Hot 100 is a little reward for all of the hard work. Kate went on to describe travelling to Israel for the Maxim shoot as "one of my bucket-list trips."

Court Orders GTB To Pay Innoson N14bn Debt

The Supreme Court yesterday, admitted that Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) should pay about N14bn illegal charges allegedly deducted from the account of Innoson Nigeria Limited, to a trustee account, pending the determination of the substantive matter, that's according to Leadership Newspaper.

The apex court struck out a motion for stay of execution filled by the bank, thereby favouring the December 2014 ruling of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, which ordered Guarantee Trust Bank to pay N5.9 billion into an interest yielding account of the court.

Counsel to Innoson, Prof McCarthy Mbadugha, however argued that the money which amounts to excess and unlawful charges deducted from Innoson’s account now stood at over N14billion.

The Love Aisha Buhari & Dolapo Osinbajo Share

You just have to love these two. The friendship and loyaltyyyy? It's what everyone should emulate. Truth is, one person will be Oga, the other will be next. The earlier we accept it the better for us all. Ofcourse, it's our prayer that one day Mrs Osinbajo will be Nigeria's First Lady too. This is not about politics, but about, 'Truthfulness, Loyalty, Honesty, Hard Work and more...

She is someone that can change the face of leadership. Call her our own Michelle Obama and you won't be wrong. Ofcourse, Mrs Aisha Buhari is a woman of honour too. God bless them both!!!

Man ''Hacks'' Into Eko Bank’s App, Steals N207m

A 28-year-old suspected fraudster, James Nwagalezi, was yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly conniving with Okoli Nmesoma, already facing trial, to hack into the mobile app account of Eko Bank Plc and unlawfully withdrew N207 million.

Nwagalezi is facing a four-count charge bordering on felony to wit unlawfully hacking into bank account and stealing, preferred against him by the Police.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Jimoh Joseph, told the court that the defendant and others still at large committed the offence on April 27 at Igboelerin, Okokomaiko, Ojo, Lagos.

He said The management of the bank at its headquarters in Lagos reported the fraud to the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in charge of Ikoyi Division, SP Tijani Mustapha, who directed a crack team led by Inspector Tope Ijatuyi to fish out the suspects.

THIS Man Stabbed His Mother To Death In Mushin

A 37-year-old man, Nurudeen Bakare, went wild on Wednesday, stabbing his 65-year-old mother, Bosede, to death.

He was said to have killed her after an argument at their Oremeji, Ilasamaja, Mushin, Lagos home.

Bakare was said to have been away from home for 12 years before his recent return to the area.

He was said to have accused his mother, popularly called Iya Fali, of sitting on his father’s property, warning that he felt like killing someone.

FG Increases Maternity Leave To Four Months

The Federal Government has increased maternity leave from three to four months.

Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, disclosed this at the ongoing International Labour Congress, ILC, in Geneva, Switzerland. He said employers of labour, both private and public sectors, have been barred from sacking women from work either due to their marital or maternity status. Hehehe good news for Nigerian mothers.

Ronaldo's Mum Hints At Wedding After Describing Georgina Rodriguez As A “Future Daughter-In-Law”

He's set to represent his native country Portugal for the hotly-anticipated FIFA World Cup in Russia.

And it seems Cristiano Ronaldo might be adding more to his plate as his mother Maria Dolores has sounded wedding bells for the 33-year-old footballer by describing his Spanish girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez as her future 'daughter-in-law', in an interview with Cristina magazine.

In an interview with Cristina magazine, the 63-year-old addressed the Real Madrid player's love life, as well as his children.

The Madeira-born matriarch, who is said to have had a difficult relationship with some of Cristiano’s ex-lovers including Russian model Irina Shayk, told the Portuguese publication that she 'likes' the 24-year-old model, before branding her a 'future daughter-in-law and a 'very calm person'.

Declare December 31 ‘Democracy Destruction Day’ To Mark Your 1983 Coup, Senator Tells Buhari

A senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe (Abia-PDP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare December 31 as Democracy Destruction Day to mark the coup he led to end Nigeria’s Second Republic in 1983.

Mr Abaribe made this contribution to the dissent of All Progressives Congress senators on Thursday.

Then a Major-General, Mr Buhari on December 31, 1983 led by a group of senior army officers to overthrow the democratically elected government of President Shehu Shagari. He was appointed Head of State by the conspirators.

Now a democratically elected president, Mr Buhari on June 6 directed that effective 2019, Nigeria’s Democracy Day, marked every May 29 for the past 18 years, be shifted to June 12 to honour Moshood Abiola, the winner of the 1993 presidential election.

Couple Filmed Having S*X On GRAVE Before Bragging That They Did It For 45 Minutes

A brazen couple who were filmed having sex on a gravestone in broad daylight in a churchyard frequented by children bragged that they did it for 45 minutes.

Dog walker Scott Elwood spotted the pair's antics when he was passing through the Holy Trinity Parish Church in Shaw, Greater Manchester and was so outraged that he decided to film the explicit scenes.

The explicit footage sees the woman, believed to be in her 30s, lying on the gravestone as the couple romp away.

Disgusted that the pair didn't stop their exploits despite seeing him, the 20-year-old heckled them, calling them "scruffy c***s".

Hot Felon' Jeremy Meeks' Ex-Wife Melissa Is Throwing A Divorce Party

Melissa Meeks is throwing a divorce party at the end of the month in Vegas to celebrate the end of her marriage to 'Hot Felon' Jeremy Meeks.

The decision comes just days after Chloe Green, 27, revealed she and model Jeremy, 34, have welcomed their first child together, with a sweet Instagram post.

According to Page Six, Melissa finalized her divorce on Wednesday and she is planning a big party at Crazy Horse on June 30 to signal her new single status.

A news release for the event says: 'Known for her open format style and her dynamic versatility, DJ Kay The Riot will set the mood for Meeks’ new single life with an electrifying performance.'

Photo: Woman Arrested For Drug Trafficking In Abuja

Officers and men of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command have arrested a woman visitor to the medium security prison at Kuje, Miss Ijeoma Franca Joseph, for alleged drug trafficking. Ijeoma was allegedly arrested for possessing parcels of weed suspected to be Indian hemp.

The substance, according to a statement yesterday by NPS spokesman in the FCT, Chukwuedo Humphrey, was concealed in a carton of spicy biscuit.

Humphrey said the item was discovered during a routine search on visitors by the prisons workers attached to the facility.