Saturday, June 16, 2018

Okocha Blames Rohr For Super Eagles Defeat

Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha has slammed Gernot Rohr for his poor tactical approach in Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Croatia in their opening game at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, reports

An own goal from Oghenekaro Eteno and a penalty from Luka Modric extended Nigeria’s winless streak in opening World Cup game to four.

Okocha who starred for Nigeria in three FIFA World Cups in 1994, 1998 and 2002 also faulted the team’s poor defending which led to the two goals conceded in each half.

Super Eagles Lose Opening Match: 2-0

Super Eagles of Nigeria were beaten by dominant Croatia 2-0 in their opening Group D game at the 2018 FIFA World Cup today.

Croatia profited from two gifts from the Super Eagles to claim the crucial win and get to the top of Group D.

A goal in each half, first an own goal by Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty coolly converted by Luka Modric gave Croatia their first opening group game win since France 1998.

Croatia now top the group on three points which Argentina and Iceland are joint-second on one point each with the Super Eagles bottom.

R. Kelly’s Ex-Wife Speaks Out For The First Time In 10 Years, Recalls Years Of Abuse

R. Kelly’s ex-wife, Andrea Kelly, is publicly talking about her marriage with the R&B singer for the first time in 10 years.

In an interview with TV One’s Sister Circle, Andrea Kelly, 44, recalled the domestic abuse she says she endured at the hands of R. Kelly during their 13-year marriage between 1996 and 2009. She said she finally decided to leave R. Kelly after she contemplated suicide.

“That day, I just remember playing sick all day,” Andrea Kelly told Sister Circle. “I went and got in the bed, and I was just like, ‘OK, what are you gonna do? What are you gonna do’ And something just said, ‘End it.’ That was my first answer.”

Indonesian Woman Swallowed By Giant Python

An Indonesian woman has been found in the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was captured near where she vanished while tending her vegetable garden, police said on Saturday.

The body of 54-year-old Wa Tiba was found Friday when villagers cut open the seven-metre python, which was found bloated in the village of Persiapan Lawela on the island of Muna, offshore of Sulawesi.

"Residents were suspicious the snake swallowed the victim, so they killed it, then carried it out of the garden," said local police chief Hamka, who like many Indonesians has only one name.

"The snake's belly was cut open and the body of the victim was found inside."

Photos: Wizkid Models For Dolce & Gabbana

Wizkid just landed a big one! Recall he flew on a private jet to Italy with Naomi Campbell? Well it was for Dolce & Gabbana fashion show. He was also seen walking the runaway with all-time model, Naomi Campbell. More photos below and ofcourse a video too. Big congrats to him!

Melaye & His Kids Got The Original Jersey Even Though It Was Limited Edition... Lol

Controversial Senator Dino Melaye and his kids are among the few Nigerians who got the limited edition of the Super Eagles jersey. Dino posed alongside his boys as he prayed for Super Eagles saying, ''God biko don't visit the sins of we the leaders of Nigeria on the eagles. We plead thee oh Lord!''

The Senator has kinda lost weight too!

I Glow For Me, Munachi Abii Assures

Is Munachi single again? Well it seems so and she just hinted her fans. The ex-beauty queen turned rapper posted the first photo on IG and wrote; ‘’glowing for me’’.

Nurse Tortures 10-Year-Old Housemaid With Hot Iron

The police in Lagos have arrested one Mrs. Yetunde Bello for allegedly torturing her 10-year-old housemaid, Paulina, with a hot iron.

It was learnt that Bello, who is a nurse, inflicted an injury on Paulina’s lap with the iron as punishment for damaging the knob of a tap on the premises of her residence located on Odutan Street, Araromi, in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state.

Punch learnt that Bello had been subjecting the girl to assaults since January 2018 when she was brought from Benue State, where her parents live.

The suspect reportedly relocated Paulina to Lagos with a promise that she would enrol her in a school, which she never did.

Photos: Robbers Storm APC Leader’s House In Owerri

The Spokesperson of the Imo All Progressives Congress, APC, Stakeholders, Mr. Theodore Ekechi, yesterday, explained how burglars invaded his private residence, and made away with important documents.

Ekechi, spoke while conducting newsmen round the damages done at his residence located in Umugama Housing estate in Owerri. Some of the missing documents according to Ekechi, was during his time as commissioner for Information to governor Rochas Okorocha, and as Director of strategy and planning campaign organization of President Mohammadu Buhari.

As narrated by Ekechi, “I was alerted on Thursday that my private residence in Owerri, by an unknown persons. I went to the police station unable to find the Commissioner of Police, I went to the monitoring unit. “They gave me three of their officers. It was the first time for me to see what has happened. On getting here we discovered that this door, it is a security door was open. And on closer inspection we discovered that through one of the windows they gained entry by destroying one of the burglary proof.

Why I Cannot Refund Money To EFCC - Ladoja

A former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja on Friday explained why he could not refund money to the coffer of the Economic Financial and Crime Commission (EFCC) over his alleged misappropriation of state’s funds while in office between 2003 and 2007.
He said he did not steal state’s funds and it won't be reasonable for anybody to expect him to refund money he did not steal.

An EFCC investigator, Abubakar Madaki, had recently testified against the former governor at the Federal High Court in Lagos that the former governor gave instructions in 2007 that the shares of the state which worth N6.6 billion, be sold at discounted rates without the Executive Council’s (Exco’s) resolution.

The witness said the money allegedly went to Ladoja, his family and friends but Ladoja however denied stealing of state’s funds while in office.

Fighter Aircraft Neutralises Boko Haram Terrorists

The Nigerian Air Force says Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised some Boko Haram terrorists at Parisu and Takwala, both in Borno State, through successful air strikes.

AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, who confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said the operation was conducted on Friday.

“The mission followed the discovery, by NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms, of activities of BHTs in the 2 locations.

“Consequently, the ATF detailed two NAF Alpha Jet aircraft, armed with rockets and cannons, to interdict the locations.

Mel B Finds Love Again, Calls It True Love

Mel B in love again! Posting a cute pic of herself with little love hearts floating around her head, the 43-year-old captioned the photo: "The way he makes me laugh and smile gives me butterflies beyond belief.

"Everything about him makes me more than happy and grateful #younowhoyouare #humble #lovehim#truelove #finally."

Mel doesn't name any names in her social media post, but there have been previous rumours that she was dating a Beverly Hills police officer and then she was linked to her BFF hairdresser, Gary Madatyan.

So Gory! Speeding Vehicle Kills Woman On Her Way To Mosque For Eid Prayers [Photos]

A woman has died yesterday on  her way to mosque for Eid prayers. According to Musa Ahmed who shared the news, she was crushed to death by a speeding vehicle. Her remains were however evacuated by other road users who were shocked about the occurrence.

According to a report by one Musa Ahmed, the woman was killed after being hit by a speeding vehicle on her way to the mosque for Eid prayers.

She died on the spot as shocked passersby gathered and evacuated her corpses.

May her soul rest in peace.

Femi Kuti Turns 56 Today...

Eldest son of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Femi Kuti is 56 today. He was born Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti on the 16th June, 1962 in London. We wish him a big happy 56th.

Man Who Wears Hijab & Pretends To Be A Woman Nabbed In Niger State (Photo)

18-year-old Shamsu Abubakar, of Sayeko Maitumbi Road in Chanchaga Local Government Area, yesterday at the Niger state Police Command Headquarters, Minna confessed to luring men by disguising as a woman. According to the fraudster he started the dubious act because of the suituation of the country. He said;

''I started disguising and luring men due to the economic hardship in the country, I resorted to this act to make money and take care of my needs. “I use to lure and exploit men with my makeup, and the way I package myself. I am even surprised that, the men in Minna preferred me to real girls. “I really don’t like what I am doing but it is the economic hardship which makes it difficult for me to see food on my table and that pushed me into this act.”

Danish Aid Worker Recalls How She Helped Children Branded As Witches 4 Years Ago, Posts Photos

Anja Ringgren Loven, a Danish aid worker yesterday narrated how three siblings were four years ago tortured and abused by family members who branded them witches. Anja took over and today the children look better. Her post;

"4 years ago today I was 7 months pregnant and on a rescue mission with David Emmanuel Umem ( picture nr. 3 )David and I were told that 3 children had been tortured and abused and David was so determined to find the children and bring them to safety. The children were siblings, two girls and their younger brother.

I never forget that day. It was so hot and I was so heavy, but being pregnant was not an issue. I knew that David would protect me and our main focus was to save the lives of those children before it was to late.

24-Year-Old Lawyer Dies Of Cancer Shortly After Marriage [Photos]

A lawyer who was barely 9 months married has been laid to rest.  Barr. Mrs Onyinye Ukpor died of cancer of the blood nine months after her wedding at the age of 24. Her colleagues, friends and husband have been paying tribute to her. Too sad. After so many years in school! Two more photos below...

Brody Jenner & Kaitlynn Carter Shade Caitlyn For Dodging Wedding

Brody Jenner and his bride are back in L.A. after their destination wedding but they're obviously still kinda salty about Caitlyn deciding NOT to attending.

TMZ got Brody and Mrs. Kaitlynn Carter Jenner at LAX as they returned from tying the knot on an exotic Indonesian island. They asked Brody if there were any plans to send a video of their magical day to anyone (*cough, cough* Caitlyn) who might have missed the wedding.

Brody instantly scoffed at the idea and Kaitlynn nodded in agreement too.

Recall Brody was deeply hurt Caitlyn wasn't gonna attend, instead choosing to attend a benefit in Vienna. The wound is still fresh!!!

Cristiano Ronaldo Going To Jail For Tax Fraud

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reached a deal with the Spanish tax authorities to serve two years in prison in a tax evasion case.

The El Mundo Newspaper reported on Friday that the player would also pay 18.8 million euro (16.41 million pounds) fine.

According to the publication, Ronaldo accepted four fiscal offences before the tax authorities, each of which carries a punishment of six months in prison.

But, Ronaldo is unlikely to serve any time in jail under the deal because Spanish law states that a sentence of under two years for a first offence can be served on probation.

Photo: Wizkid & Naomi Campbell Fly Private Jet

Wizkid and Naomi Campbell have gone on a private jet to Milan. Recall they recently met in London? The two have however been showing each other. Another person Naomi loves his Tiwa Savage. And of course just days ago, she expressed her love to her too. Full pic below…

Ramadan: I Fasted Against Advice —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari revealed yesterday that he shunned advice from concerned Nigerians who asked him not to observe this year’s Ramadan on the grounds of ill health.

He said that after skipping the 30-day fasting exercise last year because of his poor health, he felt that he was strong enough to observe it this year, and did so without skipping a day.

Addressing residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) who paid him a Sallah homage at the Presidential villa, President Buhari said he had derived more health benefits from observing the fasting and refusing to follow the advice of those who asked him not to fast on health grounds.

He said: “A lot of people told me that on health grounds, I could default. But I refused because I know the value of fasting.

Bill Cosby Sacks Lawyers, Hires New One

Bill Cosby has replaced his lawyers as he awaits sentencing on sexual-assault charges. Cosby has now hired Joseph Green Jr., a criminal defense lawyer based in Chester County. Green has already filed court documents to enter his appearance in the case.

The legal team for his April trial — Los Angeles-based Tom Mesereau, Becky James, as well as Las Vegas lawyer Kathleen Bliss and Philadelphia lawyer Lane Vines, won’t be representing him through sentencing, Cosby publicist Andrew Wyatt disclosed.

Wyatt declined to comment on what or who prompted the change, as did Mesereau.

Oprah Winfrey To Produce Shows For Apple

Apple has struck a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to produce original content, the technology giant announced on Friday as the battle for talent among tech titans and traditional studios keeps heating up.

Winfrey, one of the most influential voices in media for several decades running, is also expected to have an on-screen role in the new Apple programming.

The tech giant has been courting Hollywood to produce original programming for the company, which manufactures streaming devices called Apple TV.

The company has not said when it plans to launch the upcoming streaming service that will carry its shows, or what it will cost. People who are familiar with the plans but not authorised to comment said it probably will debut next year.

Ortis Wiliki Reveals Ras Kimono’s Last Words

The death of reggae legend Ras Kimono came as a shock to his friends, family and fans around the world. Ever since his demise, eulogies and praises have been showered on the rasta man.

However, aside from his family, it seems that the person who is worse hit by his death is his best friend and fellow rastaman, Ortis Wiliki who told Saturday Beats that half of him died with the late reggae legend.

Wiliki said, “Ras Kimono was an easy going man who was always full of energy. He was a jolly good fellow who hardly had an enemy. We were always together every day. We were together till his final hours on earth. The last thing he said to me was that he was happy everyone came around to wish him the final goodbye. We all had to shout at him not to say that; we were not pleased that he made that statement.

I Have Given Up On Nigeria, Yemi Solade

For over four decades, popular actor Yemi Solade has wormed his way into the hearts of Nigerians with his acting prowess. However, it seems the actor is fed up of Nigeria and plans on relocating to another country with his family.

“For the first time in a long while, I gave up on Nigeria. I might decide to relocate to another country and this is what I always criticise my colleagues for. Nigeria is killing me. I have been so patriotic, but I think I have to face the reality now. I have a job that is not putting meals on my table the way it should and I don’t want my children to suffer. It is terrible if we continue to lose our best minds to other countries. I don’t want to have money like Femi Otedola; I don’t pray for it and I don’t need it at my age. All I need are the basic things in life, which I can use to take care of myself, my wife and my children.

House Boy Who Killed Naval Officer & Girlfriend Explains Why

The houseboy of a naval officer, Lieutenant Abubakar Yusuf, has owned up to killing his 35-year-old boss and his girlfriend, Lorraine Onye, blaming the crime on frustration.

After strangling Onye, a 300 level student, the suspect, Raphael Jaja, stabbed Yusuf to death, packed his corpse in a bag and took it to a bush where he set it ablaze.

The native of the Opobo-Nkoro Local Government Area, Rivers State, said he decided to end the lovers’ lives cruelly because his boss allegedly refused to pay his 15 months’ salary, but could afford to buy an expensive phone for the girlfriend and pay N300,000 rent for her.

Blac Chyna Accuses Kylie Jenner of Dragging Her Feet in Lawsuit

Blac Chyna's accusing Kylie Jenner of playing a mean game of hide-and-seek, claiming it's putting a damper on her lawsuit.

Chyna filed legal docs claiming a member of the Kardashian Klan in particular has continually refused to sit down for a deposition in BC's case against the family. You'll recall BC went after the Kardashians claiming they were in cahoots with E! to torpedo her "Rob & Chyna" show.
In documents, Chyna says Kylie's team has failed to make her available ... making it nearly impossible to properly prepare for trial, which is currently slated for October 17.

What's more, Chyna says Kylie's team has not produced a single document they've requested to prep for the case.

BC's team says they will ask the judge to force Kylie to get to steppin' if she doesn't start cooperating.
Blac Chyna Accuses Kylie Jenner, Lawsuit

Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump: Alice Johnson Owes All Thanks To Kim K

President Trump just gave Kim Kardashian all the credit for Alice Johnson's prison release.

The President was giving an interview to "FOX & Friends" on the White House lawn Friday and was talking about meeting Kim and her quest to free Alice.

Recall Kim took up Alice's cause last year and arranged meetings to get the great-grandmother's life sentence commuted after she was convicted in 1997 for a nonviolent crime.

Alice had no idea who Kim was, but Kim took it upon herself to ultimately end up with Trump in the Oval Office and convince 45 to let her free. He did ... leading to Alice's emotional reunion with her family, which Trump dubbed as a beautiful thing.

And now Trump is even saying, the only person Alice owes a Thank You too is Kim.

Chika Ike Posts Another Photo From Her Vacation

Chika has posted yet another photo from her vacation. Captioning the photo she wrote;

''What would you do if you were not afraid? 🤔#living #bossup #focus''

Punch Chairman Wale Aboderin Laid To Rest

The remains of Mr Gbadebowale Wale Aboderin, late chairman of Punch Newspaper Limited has been committed to mother earth. The funeral service which held on Friday at the Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, GRA, Ikeja Friday witnessed a large turnout of friends and family who came to pay their last respect to the deceased.

Delivering a sermon at the funeral, the Canon Residentiary of the church,  Ven, Festus Olowosile who  drew words of encouragement  from Apostle Paul’s epistle in 1 Corinthians 15: 19  encouraged the family of the deceased to be of good cheer, knowing the late philanthropist has gone home to rest.

Urging repentance and good deeds from the members of the congregation, he harped on the ephemeral state of life saying; “You are not alive because you are an expert, you are not alive because of your wealth or travel experience, you are alive because God permitted it. Your life is borrowed, the owner will definitely request for it one day”, he said.

Cholera Kills Three In Kogi State

There has been apprehension in parts of Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, following the outbreak of cholera disease, leading to the death of at least three persons.

Also, some persons were said to be on admission in the state specialist hospital, Lokoja and a private hospital in the state capital over new cases of the disease.

The outbreak was first noticed on Wednesday with the affected people in the native Kabawa area of the town showing symptoms of cholera. The people, according to sources in the community, had shown signs of diarrhoea and vomiting, which are major symptoms of cholera.

Already 17 people suspected to have contracted the disease have been placed on the watch list.

Oh Dear! Orezi Threatens To Expose Male Celebrity Who Owes Him

Singer Orezi has taken to social media to threaten a certain male celebrity whom he hasn’t mentioned, saying he did him good by lending him money, but he wants to pay him with evil by refusing to pay back. According to Orezi, he is giving him just 24 hours to pay back, or he will expose him.

9 Pregnant Women, Others Return From Libya

Another batch of 157 Nigerians, including nine pregnant women, today, voluntarily returned
from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Mr. Abraham Tamrat, Programme Manager, Migration Management Unit, IOM, Lagos, confirmed the development.

Tamrat said that the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 4.15a.m. aboard a chartered flight.

The returnees comprised 89 males and 62 females, including three children and three infants with six medical cases. Tamrat said that the Nigerians returned from the Libyan cities of Janzour, Salah Adden and Tajoura.

UNFPA Sets Up Condom Outlets Around Refugee Settlements In Cross River

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has set up non traditional condom outlets around refugee settlements in Cross River.

The intervention, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports, is to increase access to condoms in communities that have refugees.

The exercise, which was carried out in Ikom, was targeted Obanliku, Boki, Akamkpa and Etung Local Government Areas of the state.

The project coordinator for UNFPA, Idowu Araoyinbo, in an interview with NAN on Friday said the global body did a mapping to identify the health care providers close to the benefiting communities.

Breaking! Olukoya Withdraws As Kidnapper Evans’ Lawyer

The lawyer representing Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans has withdrawn his representation from all criminal charges against his client.

Olukoya Ogungbeje said his decision to withdraw as counsel to Evans were “for personal reasons.”

“For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state categorically that we have fought a good fight this far despite repeated and sustained threats to my life and my defence lawyers,” Mr Ogungbeje said in a statement made available today.

“I dare say we have no regrets whatsoever having conducted the criminal charges involving our client this far.”

Nigeria Ranks Fourth Among Countries With Highest Net Mobile Subscriptions

A multinational networking and Telecommunications company, Ericsson, today said that Nigeria ranked fourth among the top five countries with the highest net addition of mobile subscriptions in the first quarter of 2018.

Ericsson made this known in its global mobility report for June 2018 posted on its website.

The report says that Nigeria had 3 million in the first quarter compared to China which came first with 53 million, followed by India with 16 million, Indonesia 6 million and Bangladesh 2 million.

The first quarter of 2018 saw the addition of 98 million new subscriptions, with China, India , Indonesia, Nigeria and Bangladesh leading the pack, the report said.

End SARS! Hushpuppi Also Lends His Voice

He wrote the above (in white ink above) and continued with this…

The abuse of power by the police/sars is currently going beyond bearable. If I for the fact that whatever they do to the people won’t affect me cos I don’t live in Nigeria, what about my brothers who live there? What about my parents? What about my friends who are working day in day out and want to enjoy their youthful age and energy, what will happen to my amazing fans who will like to emulate my lifestyle or that of so many other celebrities out there who have decided to not use their voices to fight for them.

Nigeria To Present 21 Athletes At ECOWAS U-20 Athletics Championship

Twenty-one athletes and four officials have been selected to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) U-20 Athletics Championship.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the athletes are made up of 10 males and 11 females. The championship has been scheduled for June 22 to June 24 at the Cape Coast Stadium, Ghana.

Eleven countries are expected to feature in the championship.

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) said in a statement today in Lagos that most of the selected athletes won in their respective events at the National U-20 Trials held in Ozoro, Delta. We wish them all the best.

Wow! Police Allegedly Beat Woman With Her Child On The Back In Ibadan [Photos]

A policeman, Kehinde Agbede has been accused by a married woman of slapping her with her child on her back in front of Adamasigba, Mokola, Ibadan, Oyo State. Her witnesses have tweeted the alleged assault with many tagging Yomi Shogunle.

It was alleged that the man was cautioned not to cause accident because of N50.

Man Caught With 300 Cartons Of Codeine In Kastina

A 30-year-old father of five, Nura Aliyu, has landed in police net in Katsina for allegedly trafficking in drugs suspected to be codeine syrup.

Police said Aliyu of Tsohuwar Tasha, Katsina, was picked up on Tuesday evening along Senator Abba Ali road by Mohammed Dikko Stadium in Katsina.

He was said to be driving a faded blue Honda Civic car with Kaduna Registration Number, AQ 475 DKA, loaded with 300 cartons of the drug when he was arrested.

The spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, DSP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the arrest, put the monetary value of the drug at N1.5m.

Did You Tell Paddy Adenuga You Missed Him?

Oh Jigbijigbi! Lol. We already told you Paddy Adenuga has also become a social media junkie --Twitter actually. Wait till he comes on Instagram before the rich kids of Nigeria really sees how it’s been done.

Don’t get it twisted… Chill, Paddy has been on twitter since October 2016, but he only began functioning properly lately – precisely after dropping his blockbuster -- HOW I NEARLY BOUGHT CHEVRON NETHERLANDS.

Now Paddy, left for 4 DAYS! 4 WHOLE DAYS! And it seems his fans on there have missed him, well we guess, they had screamed we miss you, we miss you, and Paddy came back in grand style! He did the unusual, he let them see his FACE.

He posted the above PIC and wrote ‘’ because you said you missed me..’’. Hehehe. So you guys were missing him? Wehdone!

Photo: Ugandan President & His Very Humble Shoes

Spot it? Man like Yoweri Museveni…