Saturday, September 1, 2018

Ex-NDDC MD, Son, Police Orderly Die In Auto Crash

The Ijaw Nation has been thrown into mourning following the death of a former acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Pastor Power Aginighan.

Aginighan reportedly died in a fatal accident that involved his son, Tammy, and his police orderly along the Mbiama section of the East-West Road, Bayelsa State, on Friday. The trio reportedly lost their lives on the spot.

AMVCA 2018 Full List Of Winners

Here's the complete list of winners at the sixth edition of the annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards which held today at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Best Sound Editor

Tatu - Kolade Morakinyo and Pius Fatoke WINNER

Idahaso Trails - Stanlee Ohikhuare

Alter Ego - Zezom Gnawni

Ojukokoro - Dayo Thompson

Hakkunde - James Coon Falcon. Continue....

Photos: Best Dressed Celebrities At AMVCA 2018

The 2018 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice award held at the Eko Hotels in Lagos and celebrities lit up the red carpet with stunning outfits. More photos of the best dressed below;

Photos: Dino Melaye Attends 2018 AMVCA

Senator Dino Melaye attended the 2018 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice award in Lagos this evening. You have just got to love this man, lol. Another photo below...

Workers Hack 28-Year-Old Boss To Death

The promising life of a 28-year-old farmer in Ajilete community, Ogun State, Adeleke Adewusi, has met a shocking end after his workers allegedly killed him.

The suspects reportedly hacked the father of three to death on his farm in Alapa, a neighbouring community, on Monday.

Saturday Punch gathered that the two workers were hired by a resident of Alapa identified simply as Ola Sheu to kill their boss. The mastermind was said to have been at loggerheads with Adeleke.

It was learnt that the deceased was applying pesticides on his cocoa farm, said to be about one acre, when one of the workers, Femi, suddenly descended on him with a machete.

Cute Photo Of Whoppi Goldberg & Her Late Mum

The resemblance is so uncanny…..

Serena Williams Defeats Her Sister In Us Open Clash

Serena Williams roared through her 30th career meeting with her sister Venus on Friday, booking a US Open fourth-round berth with a 6-1, 6-2 victory.

Serena was all business for the highly anticipated all-Williams clash under the lights on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Despite  or because of the emotional and tactical challenges of facing Venus, the 23-time Grand Slam champion said the match-up brought out the best tennis she has played since she came back from the birth of her daughter Olympia last September 1.

“Absolutely this was my best match since I returned,” said Serena, who blasted winners off both wings 34 in all and fired 10 aces in the 72-minute match.

Okey Bakassi & Wife Celebrate 17th Wedding Anniversary

Comedian, Okey Bakassi and his wife, Zizi, are celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary today.

Celebrating the special day, he wrote on his IG page; ''He that finds a good wife...that's a friend, finds a good thing and receives favour...double portion.  My darling Zizi, from the day we 1st met in my 2nd year in the University, my heart knew you were the Special One.
Today, we've been friends for 30yrs and married for 17yrs...I guess they now know why our friendship is Unique.  Thanks for letting me hold your hands on this journey of love that has taken us through different emotional bus stops. It has not been perfect but we're perfectly fine in God's love.
As we progress, be assured that I'll give everything to be with you till we gain our wings like our fathers in Heaven. I love you so much, my friend ??. #happyweddinganniversary

How I Deal With Marriage Pressure - Ebube Nwagbo

Nollywood star, Ebube Nwagbo, has opened up on how she deals with pressures from people for her to settle down. The Anambra State-born movie producer and businesswoman said that though she longs to get married and raise her own family soon, she won’t rush into it just for the sake of pleasing people.

The 35-year-old beauty, who is set to launch her new clothing line – Poshed Up – disclosed that venturing into business and reading several insightful books had not only helped her become a better woman but also a focused professional.

Speaking with Saturday Beats earlier in the week, Nwagbo said that her upbringing and fear of God has helped her maintain a controversy-free life.

Mom Makes $57,800 A Year Hugging Strangers

One married mom of three rakes in $57,800 a year by hugging total strangers. Jessica O’Neill, 35, started professional cuddling six months ago and makes $1,100-a-week from her unusual job.

She spent a decade working as a massage therapist and counselor before adding cuddles to the treatment list at her studio in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. O’Neill claims the hugs, which cost upwards of $60 an hour, help lonely people and those suffering from depression feel loved and valued.

“I’ve always been a really affectionate person and have always cuddled people. It’s just in my nature and is part of who I am,” she said. My mother was always super affectionate and loving when I was young. Her hugs always made everything OK even if there were bad things happening around us.

Photos From The OnGoing AMVCA 2018

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2019: Saraki Didn’t Do Well In This Online Poll

Lol, you people wont kill us. So the Senate President was quoted as saying Nigerian youths begged him to run for President and someone started a ''poll''. He wants to know those that actually begged him too. So he said if you BEGGED him to run RETWEET, and if you didn’t beg him LIKE. And oh dear! Everyone has being liking!!!

At the moment it has 129 retweets and 2800 likes. The ''Poll'' below...

New Month: Fayose Prays For Nigerians

Well a prayer for us all from the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State.

I'm One Of The Greatest Managers- Mourinho

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho said on Friday that he remains "one of the greatest managers in the world" despite his team's poor start to the Premier League season.

Mourinho demanded respect from the media after Monday's 3-0 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur, United's second defeat in their opening three games of the campaign, and he continued the theme ahead of Sunday's trip to Burnley.

"I have won eight titles. I'm the only manager to win in Italy, Spain and England," he told reporters.

"Not small titles, proper titles, and my second place last season was one of my greatest achievements in football," he said.

1 Dead, 18 Injured As Plane Catches Fire In Russia

One person died, apparently of a heart attack and 18 people sought medical help when a plane skidded off a runway in Russia's Olympic city of Sochi, slid into a river and caught fire during landing early Saturday, officials said.

The Boeing 737 flying from Moscow with 166 passengers and six crew members overshot a runway as it attempted to land in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, damaged a wing and caught fire.

"As a result of the crash landing at Sochi airport 18 sought medical help," regional health authorities said. The injured included three children, said investigators, who opened a criminal probe.

Vincent Enyeama Quits French Club, Lille

Former Nigeria international, Vincent Enyeama, has left LOSC Lille by mutual consent. The Ligue 1 side confirmed this development on Friday via a brief statement on their official website.

Les Dogues confirmed that the 36-year-old’s contract was terminated by mutual consent on Friday.

“Beyond his performances, LOSC and its supporters will remember Vincent’s smile and his enthusiasm,” the statement read.

“The club wish him the best from now on in his future projects.”

Photo Of The Day...

Lmao... oh dear... He wants it louder.

Who Is KSI? Net Worth And Life Story Of YouTube Influencer Ahead Of Logan Paul Boxing Fight

KSI and Logan Paul may not be the most obvious people to be taking part in the biggest boxing fight of the year.

But Saturday, the YouTube influencers will do just that when they touch gloves at the Manchester Arena.

Having called out his American rival earlier this year following his victory over Joe Weller in London, KSI was granted his wish when Paul accepted the challenge via his YouTube channel.

Since then the pair have embarked on campaigns to hype the fight and of course to insult each other in the process.

Gareth Bale Falls Out With Fiancee's Criminal Dad In A Row Over His Baby Boy

Gareth Bale has kicked his fiancee's criminal dad into touch in a row over a photograph of the soccer star's baby boy.

The Champions League hero let international fraudster Martin Rhys-Jones have his picture taken cradling the Bale's new arrival Axel Charles.

Rhys-Jones, 53, was told the picture must be kept private and not put on social media.

But he posted it on a Twitter page set up to promote his book about his criminal past.

British Woman To Be Deported From America After Having S*x With 14-Year-Old Boy For Cash

A British woman is being booted out of the US after having s*x with a 14-year-old boy - who paid her to help him lose his virginity.

Sarah McGill had been facing up to 15 years behind bars, but was instead given five years' probation and ordered to leave America immediately.

The ruling came after she was found guilty of lewd or lascivious battery known as statutory rape in the UK.

As the probation was terminated upon her leaving the US, her sentence was effectively deportation.

Aussie Rules Player Dies After Colliding With Own Team-Mate In Grand Final Match

An Aussie Rules player has died after being injured in a collision with one of her own team-mates on the pitch.

Maggie Varcoe, the sister of Collingwood midfielder Travis Varcoe, was playing in a grand final for Angle Vale Football Club in the South Australian Women's Football League when the incident happened.

A Go Fund Me Page was set up after the horror incident, hoping to support the 27-year-old's long-term partner Josh.

Maggie died in hospital on Thursday night surrounded by her family, including her brother Travis.

Pop Star MP Bobi Wine To Get US Treatment

Ugandan pop star and MP Bobi Wine has been released from hospital and is flying out of the country for medical treatment in the US, police say.

It follows claims the MP was severely beaten while in military custody, allegations denied by the army.

He, and 32 opposition politicians, were charged with treason last week over the alleged stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's convoy.

Bobi Wine was earlier granted bail but was told he could not leave Uganda.

No Politician Has Ever Given Me Money - Seyi Law

During the week, Seyi Law posted pictures of the interior of his newly acquired house on his Instagram page. In the post, he noted that he had only N63k in his account, prior to buying the house.

While most people congratulated him, there was a post made by a journalist which called for the police to investigate the comedian’s source of income.

In an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, the comedian said that it was a good thing someone called the police to investigate his source of income but he pointed out that the call was misdirected at him, stating that everything he has today is from his hard work.

Bishop Apologizes For Touching Ariana Grande At Aretha Franklin's Funeral

The bishop who officiated Aretha Franklin's funeral is apologizing to Ariana Grande for how he touched her onstage and a joke he made about her name.

Bishop Charles H. Ellis III led Franklin's funeral on Friday and awkwardly greeted Grande on stage after she performed "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman."

Images of the moment showed Ellis' hand holding Grande well above her waist, with his fingers pressing against one side of her chest.

The preacher apologized in an interview with The Associated Press at the cemetery where Franklin was interred late Friday.

Anxiety Grips PDP Over 13 Presidential Aspirants

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) appears to be at the crossroads over what to do with the high number of aspirants jostling for the party’s presidential ticket.

So far, 13 aspirants have indicated interest in the ticket and there were indications at the weekend that the number may increase in the days ahead.

Those in the race are former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwabo; President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki; former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido; former Governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi; and a former Special Duties Minister, Tanimu Turaki.

Photo: Youth Dies After Allegedly Smoking & Taking Tramadol In Agege

An unidentified youth in Oko Oba, Agege, Lagos, has died penultimate Tuesday shortly after taking Indian hemp and tramadol.

Witnesses said the incident happened at the Abattoir end of Oko Oba.

It was learnt that the deceased smoked Indian hemp with some of his friends, following which he also took tramadol.

A source also disclosed that ‘’the deceased then sat down at a corner where he took tramadol.’’

HOW Teenager 'Used FSARS' To Defraud Master

A teenage suspect identified as Daniel Daisi has confessed that he faked police arrest to deceive and defraud his victims.

The Lagos-based 19-year-old indigene of Ondo State said he had relied on the trick to get money with which he would build his own tile workshop and buy important tiling tools.

Daisi made the confessions at the police headquarters, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos on Monday as one of the suspected criminals paraded at the Command headquarters. He was brought in by the team commander of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Salmon .A. Opukeme, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), from the Onilekere FSARS Station in Cement area of Lagos State.

Oshiomhole Blasts Saraki After Presidential Declaration

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that he has been vindicated on his comments that Senate President Bukola Saraki left the party because of his personal ambition and not because he had the interest of the nation at heart.

He said that Saraki’s personal ambition almost destroyed the APC, adding that it is a good thing that the Senate President has moved on.

Oshiomhole, in a meeting with APC leaders from Kwara State, said the declaration of the Senate President’s decision to contest the presidential ticket on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had vindicated him, charging APC members in the state to jettison their personal ambitions and work towards ending the reign of Saraki in Kwara politics.

Atiku WEEPS As He Picks Up PDP Presidential Nomination Form [Photos]

Support groups of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar yesterday purchased and presented the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the former Nigerian vice president. As he received the form, he couldn’t help but WEEP. One more photo below...

Photos Of Buhari On His Way To China

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday departed Abuja for China to participate in the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold September 3 – 4, 2018 in Beijing. His wife also accompanied him. More photos below…

Friday, August 31, 2018

Photos: Usain Bolt Makes Football Debut

The world's fastest man has graced the football pitch in a professional capacity for the first time as Usain Bolt made his debut for A-League side Central Coast Mariners.

On trial with the Australian club, Bolt came on in the 72nd minute of a friendly match against a Central Coast select side with the Mariners already leading 6-0.

A double from Jack Clisby plus goals from Peter Kekeris, Michael McGlinchey, Mario Shabow and Josh MacDonald allowed Bolt to come on under little pressure.

Though the opposition did score from a free-kick not long after he came on, Bolt was in the thick of the action as he was deployed on the left wing.

2019: Saraki’s Ward Rejects Him

The people of Ajikobi Ward in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara said they were tired of the Saraki dynasty and had resolved to reject him or anybody he put forward for election in the state.

A community leader in Ajikobi, Alhaji Omar Aiyelabegan, who addressed journalists on Friday at his family compound in Ilorin, declared that nobody would succumb to Saraki’s dictate again.

“We have our independent mind, even my children have the right to belong to where it will benefit them, we are tired of Bukola Saraki,” he said.

Aiyelabegan, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara said the Senate President never got the people’s mandate to be their leader.

Pics: Nigerian Cries Out After Police Man Sends Him Death Threat For Allegedly Refusing To Give Him N150k

Hmm, a Nigerian man has taken to social media to cry out over an alleged threat after a police man sent him what looks like a death threat. The young man claimed he was stopped by the policeman who searched his phone and saw his account balance and demanded the sum of N150k from him.
He said he wasn’t ready to let go of such an amount, so he made the policeman his friend and took him to smoke. At the end of the day the man got drugged and he escaped. He is now sending him a death threat. The police's text message below….

MOMENT Girl Almost Died In A Pool On Her First Birthday As Mom Texted Away [Video]

A Toddler girl was left fighting for her life after she nearly drowned in a swimming pool while her mum was distracted by her phone.

Distressing footage showed her mother was so glued to her mobile she ignored calls from a panicked young boy swimming nearby.

The one-year-old had flipped over the float and struggled to breathe as her mother turned her back to look at her phone.

About 90 seconds later, mother Ms Wu was shocked to see her daughter drowning and rushed over to pull her out the water with pool staff.

Couple Ordered To Return Over $400K Raised For Homeless Man

A couple who raised more than $400,000 for a homeless man after he used his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia must now turn over what's left of the cash.

A New Jersey judge issued the order Thursday during a hearing on the lawsuit brought by Johnny Bobbitt, who worries Mark D'Amico and Katie McClure have mismanaged a large part of the donations raised for him on GoFundMe.

The couple deny those claims, saying they're wary of giving Bobbitt large sums because they fear he will buy drugs.

The judge ordered the couple to transfer the money into an escrow account by the end of business Friday and hire a forensic accountant to review the financial records within 10 days.

Newly Crowned Miss Universe Zambia Wanted By Police For Stabbing White Lover

Police in Lusaka have launched a man hunt for recently crowned Miss Universe – Zambia, Melba Shakabozha after she stabbed her white lover Maji and took off with his K1, 250.

According to a report filed at the Lusaka Central Police, Melba stabbed her lover Maji in his stomach twice before stealing k1,250.

The lover lost multitude of blood and became unconscious.

He was discovered by one of the hotel waiters who reported to the manager before he was rushed to the hospital.

Lady Murdered & Raped In Kastina [Photo]

The corpse of a middle-aged lady has been found after she was raped and murdered in Gallu, Mashi LGA of Katsina State.

According to residents of the area, the lady was stabbed with a knife on Wednesday, August, 29, 2018 before been raped. An investigation has however started to find her killers.

Saraki Obtains PDP Presidential Nomination Form

Twenty four hours after declaring his intention to run for president in 2019, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has obtained the presidential nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Mr Saraki’s aide, Olu Onemola, made this known via his Twitter handle Friday afternoon.

Mr Onemola said the director general of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organization, Mohammed Wakil, obtained the presidential nomination on Mr Saraki’s behalf.

“This afternoon, the Director General of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organization, Hon. Mohammed Wakil, obtained the Presidential Nomination and Expression of Interest forms from the PDP Headquarters on behalf of Presidential Aspirant, Sen. (Dr.) Abubakar Bukola Saraki,” Mr Olu tweeted.

Kenyan Lady Who Had S*x With Man In Front Of A 5-Year-Old Is Wanted By Police

Police are looking for Jecinta Adhiambo who is known for selling her nudes, after she posted a video of her having s*x with another man as a five-year-old child watched.

Kenyans took to social media to express their anger at her latest video and called for her arrest for molesting and tormenting the young boy.

The latest video comes after another one she released a couple of months ago showing her having sex with a fish.

Adhiambo who has openly indicated that she sells nudes and s*x videos, took to Facebook and Whatsapp to announce to her clients that a new hot video was out.

Police To Deploy 8 CPs For Osun Gov Election

Contrary to reports that 30 Commissioners of Police would be deployed to Osun State for the governorship election, the Police said only eight Commissioners of Police (CPs) would be deployed.

According to the Police, the senior Police officers who are expected to supervise security arrangements in the state would man the eight Area Commands and not each local government as reported.

The election is slated for 22nd September, 2018.

The clarification is contained in a statement in Abuja on Friday by the Force Spokesman, Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood.

Shocking! Teenager Drugs Man To Steal Motorcycle

An 18-year-old lady, Zinatu Abubakar, has been arrested by the police in Katsina for allegedly drugging a man in an attempt to steal his motorcycle.

According to the police, Zinatu tricked the man into chewing a chocolate bar, which made the victim become unconscious.

The police said the suspect, who resides at Hayin Danmani Quarters, Kaduna state, was a member of a syndicate that specialised in trickery.

The Katsina State Police Command spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, told journalists in Katsina on Thursday that Zinatu was arrested on Wednesday and was  undergoing interrogation.

Inflatable Bikini-Clad Sadiq Khan To Fly Over London To Protest Mayor's Support Of Trump Inflatable

A giant inflatable depicting London Mayor Sadiq Khan in a bright yellow bikini will fly over London this weekend.

The blimp will be on display a month after a similar-sized balloon showing Donald Trump as a tanned baby played a leading role in the protest against the US President's visit to the UK.

The inflatable depicts Mr Khan lying on his side wearing a yellow bikini in reference to adverts that Khan banned from the tube.

In 2016, Mr Khan announced that Transport for London would not allow adverts on its network which could create body confidence issues, following a storm over a protein shake poster which featured a model posing in a yellow bikini and asked "Are you beach body ready?"

PVC: It’s Also A Work Free Day In Edo

The Edo State Government has declared Friday, August 31, a work-free day for civil and public servants to process, regularise or obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).

The state government has therefore urged workers to partake in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), so they can perform their civic duty.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie.

Photos: Angela Merkel Arrives In Nigeria

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Nigeria. Shortly after her arrival, Merkel was received by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

According to the Presidency, President Buhari and the German leader will attend a business roundtable shortly after.

Merkel is being accompanied to Nigeria by a German Business Delegation.

The German team consequently held a meeting with the Nigerian delegation led by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah.