Saturday, February 23, 2019

Buhari Defeats Atiku In Obasanjo's Polling Unit

President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC), has defeated Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s polling unit in Abeokuta in Saturday’s presidential poll.

INEC Presiding Officer for the centre, Adakole Ochegbudu, announced that Mr Buhari scored 87 votes, while Mr Atiku scored 18 votes in the election.

Mr Obasanjo had several times castigated Buhari and openly announced his support for Mr Atiku ahead of the election.

R Kelly's Bail Set At $1 Million

R Kelly 's bail has been set at $1 million following his arrest on sex abuse charges.

The singer, real name Robert Kelly, 52, appeared in court in Chicago today after being held by police overnight.

During the brief hearing, Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke, Jr. set the Ignition star's bail at $1 million.

It was the same judge who oversaw Jussie Smollett's bond hearing earlier this week when the actor - accused of filing a false police report - was released on £76,693 bail.

Atiku Floors Buhari Inside Aso Rock Polling Unit

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, today defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in one of the two polling units located inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. There are two polling units in the seat power.

For PU 022 Atiku polled 525 against Buhari’s 465.

For the senatorial election, PDP won with 546 votes against APC’s 477.

For the House of Representatives, PDP won with 521 votes against APC’s 466.

PDP Wins At Sanwo-Olu’s Polling Unit

The Peoples Democratic Party defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi where the APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, voted in the presidential poll.

The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, polled 52 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, who got 48 votes.

Governor Wike’s Ex-Aide, Brother Killed In Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command had confirmed the killing of a former aide to the state governor, Mowan Etete, who was shot dead alongside his brother on Saturday.

It was gathered that Mowan, who was a former Special Assistant to the Governor on Political Matters and his brother were killed by unknown gunmen at his residence in Andoni.

Unconfirmed report also has it that there were skirmishes in Abonema, Okrika and Bonny LGA, where some security agents were said to have carted away election materials.

R.Kelly In A Depressed Meltdown – Sources

R. Kelly's maintaining his innocence despite being charged with 10 counts of s-xual abuse, but he thinks he's screwed anyway ... because he's already lost in the court of public opinion.

Sources close to the singer say he believes it will be impossible for him to get a fair trial in the aftermath of Lifetime's docuseries, "Surviving R. Kelly," and nonstop media coverage -- especially in Chicago.
As one source put it ... "There isn't a person in Cook County who hasn't heard all the hateful things said about him."

Photos Of Osinbajo Voting At His Polling Unit

Really nice to see photo journalists now mean business.

Photos: Tiwa Savage Also Casts Her Vote

The singer also joined Nigerians as they elect leaders to serve the country in the next four years. Two more pictures…

Breaking! EFCC Storms Fayose’s Hotel In Ekiti

While Nigerians are out voting for who will lead them in the next four years, immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose is out battling the EFCC. According to Fayose, operatives of EFCC are at the moment at his hotel – Spotless Hotel in Ekiti, destroying everything available.

The ex-Governor claims, they gained access to the hotel through the fence. His tweet above says it all.

Tokyo Politician Buys Model’s Virginity For £2m

Model, 23, who put her virginity up for sale with a notorious online escort agency claims to have secured a fee of £2M from an unnamed Tokyo politician.

Mahbuba Mammadzada, 23, from Azerbaijan, hit headlines last year for announcing her controversial money-making scheme, and claimed this week the auction had finally come to a close.

According to online agency Cinderella Escorts, the winning bidder is an unnamed 'politician from Tokyo', with a London lawyer and a Munich football player coming in at second and third place respectively.

The winning bidder will be able to have a doctor check Miss Mammadzada to make sure she is still a virgin before sleeping with her at a hotel in Germany.

PDP Sues Buhari Over Ballot Snatchers

The Peoples Democratic Party has sued President Muhammadu Buhari over his directive to the  security agencies to deal  ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers during the general elections.

“I really gave the military and police order to be ruthless,” Buhari had said on Monday.

“Anybody who thinks he has enough influence in his locality to lead a body of thugs to snatch ballot boxes or disturbs the voting system, will do so at the expense of his own life.”

In a suit filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, the PDP  asked the court to declare  the directive as unconstitutional, unlawful and void.

How We Killed Badeh, Suspects Speak

One of the five suspected killers of the ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh, has revealed his role in the murder.

The suspect, 25-year-old Shuaibu Rabi, a native of Bade area of Kaduna State, said he got N25,000 out of the money they stole from the late Badeh’s car.

The former CDS was ambushed and killed on December 18, 2018, along Abuja-Keffi Expressway by some gunmen on the way from his farm. Badeh’s driver was also shot and his friend, who was also in the vehicle, was kidnapped by the gang.

How Being Raped Affected My Role As Mother – Foluke Daramola-Salako

Popular actress and producer, Foluke Daramola, took a bold move some years back when she revealed in an interview with Saturday Beats that she was raped at a young age. And according to the actress, in a recent interview with Saturday Beats, the horrible experience has largely influenced how she has raised her 13-year-old daughter.

“I always enlighten my daughter about how some men can be when it comes to sex. Even when I am not around her, she always cautions men when they try to touch her in a way she is not comfortable with.  She tells me when she feels harassed by a man. She is out of the country at the moment, and people always call me to ask me how I trained her.

Lobatan! I Cannot Steal To Satisfy My Fans, Nollywood Actress, Abiola Adebayo Cries Out

Lobatan! Nollywood actress, Abiola Adebayo, popularly known as Biola Eyin Oka, has described the society as unfairly putting so much pressure on celebrities. According to the dark-skinned actress, the society is fond of setting unrealistic standards for celebrities. In an interview with Saturday Beats, Adebayo noted that she would not be pushed to steal or do illegal deals to live a fake life.

“When I started my acting career and became famous, there were so many responsibilities for me, and I couldn’t meet up. People started seeing me as a celebrity and at the time, I didn’t even have the material things to qualify as a celebrity. At some point, I had to ask myself if I really wanted to go into the movie industry fully, bearing in mind that I had other things I was doing alongside.

Photos: President Buhari, Wife Vote In Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha has voted this morning in Daura, Katsina State in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

The wife, Aisha, voted before the president at 8.06 a.m., while the president voted at 8.10 a.m. at the Kofar Baru, Sarkin Yara “A” ward in Daura.

After voting, the president expressed satisfaction with the state of affairs and said he was optimistic of winning.

Lepa Shandy Speaks About Losing 3 Pregnancies, How She Copes With Younger Men

Nollywood actress, Lepa Shandy has spoken out about how she lost three pregnancies, how she was able to cope and how younger men still woo her despite she will turn 48 next month. The delectable actress spoke about this to Saturday Beats and even said how a colleague gave her a wrong advice that almost kicked her out of Nollywood. Read…

“If I am given the role I played in Lepa Shandy again, I will still take it and even do better because I was shy at the time. I was a daddy’s girl, and he was a strict military man. My daddy didn’t support my career fully until I introduced my fiancé to him. There was a time it seemed like I went into oblivion after I shot ‘Lepa Shandy’; but what actually happened was that I took a wrong advice a colleague gave me.

Jordyn Woods Breaks Silence On Tristan Scandal

The Khloé Kardashian–Jordyn Woods–Tristan Thompson cheating drama has dominated pop culture this entire week. Khloé broke her silence on the incident Wednesday, February 20, posting a series of cryptic quotes about betrayal and trust to Instagram Stories. And now Jordyn is speaking out about what happened—well, tangentially, at least.

The model and influencer has now made her first public appearance since the scandal at an event launching her false eyelashes line with Eylure. At one point during the evening, she took a microphone and seemed to address the Tristan-Khloé situation. "Thank you guys for coming out and supporting me through everything that’s going on," she said.

"It’s been real, and Eylure has been super real with a project I’ve been working on for over nine months right now.”

Photos: R. Kelly Turns Himself In To Police

R. Kelly has turned himself in to the authorities, nearly seven hours after being charged with s-xual abuse.

The singer-songwriter was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal s-xual abuse in Illinois' Cook County on Friday afternoon. Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi tweeted that the star has since been taken into police custody in reference to the alleged crimes and is expected to appear in court on Saturday afternoon.

Earlier this morning, it was revealed in documents that there are four alleged victims, with nine of Kelly's counts involving alleged victims ranging in age from 13 to 16. TMZ reported that in a grand jury hearing in Chicago, two women alleged that the famous singer had s-x with minors and reportedly turned over physical evidence to prosecutors.

Multiple Explosions Rock Maiduguri On Election Day

Multiple explosions were heard in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital early hours of this morning. The explosions started around 5:52am. More than eight explosions were said to have been heard.

The explosions occurred around Molai, Dambo’a road, Bulumkutu and Njimtilo road axis. But it was gathered that gunfire and explosions were also heard from other parts of Maiduguri metropolis.

Nigerians are going to the polls today to elect a new president and their representatives at the National Assembly. It is well.

Friday, February 22, 2019

One Dollar Is NOT N184 As Google Implies

Google Currency is currently showing that one dollar is going for N184, but this is just a glitch in its software. The Central Bank of Nigeria sold the greenback to bureau de change (BDC) operators at N357 per dollar on Friday, The Cable reports.

Musa Ibrahim, a BDC operator, who spoke to TheCable from Lagos Island, said he bought $20,000 from the CBN at 357 per dollar.

“We collected from CBN today at the rate of N357, and each BDC operator is entitled to $20, 000,” he said.

Photos: President Buhari Arrives Katsina For Polls

President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon arrived in Katsina en route to Daura, his hometown, to participate in the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections tomorrow.

The presidential aircraft conveying the president, his wife, Aisha, and some of his aides landed at Umar Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, Katsina, about 3.25p.m.

The president was received at the airport by Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, members of the National Assembly from Katsina State, heads of Federal Government agencies in the state and other government functionaries.

The president left the airport in a presidential helicopter for Daura shortly afterwards.

FG Comes To Baba Suwe’s Aide… Orders LUTH To Begin Immediate Treatment Of Veteran

The federal government of Nigeria has come to the aide of ailing actor, Baba Suwe. The Minister for health Prof. Isaac Adewole harkened to the pleadings of the president of Tampan, Bolaji Amusan and directed that Mr babatunde omidina a.k.a Baba suwe be immediately taking to Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idi Arabia for a first class medical attention and treatment.

The honourable minister who placed a direct call to chief medical director of Luth to be on standby mode showered encomium on the national excos of Tampan for taking a quick stride using their resources to gain support for the ace actor.

Bolaji Amusan who was really appreciative of the Hon Minister’s quickest response said a big thank you to the federal government of Nigeria for giving the association a listening ear.

Otunba Amusan also thanked the vice President of Nigeria Prof Yemi Osibajo, actors and all well meaning nigerians home and abroad.

Breaking! Amosun’s Aide Dies Few Hours To Election

Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s aide, Adeniyi Adesanya is died. He died in an accident which occurred at Siun-Kobape along Sagamu-Abeokuta road this evening, only few hours to the general election.

The Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, was also in the car with him but he survived. Adeoluwa sustained a severe injury and has been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Idi -Aba, Abeokuta and been attended to at the Intensive care unit of the FMC .

The remains of Adesanya who was popularly called ‘friend of the governor’ has been deposited at the hospital morgue.


Empress Njama & Daniel Lloyd Married? Photos

It seems Empress Njama and Daniel Lloyd are married. The couple both shared photos from what seems to be a low key traditional wedding and Empress then crowed it up with a lovely message.

While posting photos, Empress wrote;
1+1=ONE TOGETHER FOREVER  @daniellloyd101 #traditionalmarriage  #richculture #happycouple

On Daniel’s part, he also wrote; 

R Kelly Charged With 10 Counts Of Aggravated S-xual Abuse....

R Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, reports the Chicago Sun Times .

The R&B singer was handed the charges in Cook County on Friday morning.

According to records, his first court date has been listed for March 8.

Sources tell the newspaper that Cook County prosecutors appeared before a judge on Friday afternoon to sign off an arrest warrant for Kelly.

NYSC Members To Receive N30,500 Each – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  has said that for every member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, who participates in tomorrow’s election as ad-hoc staff would be paid N30,500.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this in Abuja, while addressing stakeholders during the commission’s third briefing on the preparedness of INEC to conduct tomorrow’s elections.

More R. Kelly Accusers Come Forward!

Oh it’s getting tough for Kelly to deny now! R. Kelly has just been accused of s-xual misconduct by two women who told their story for the first time, because they want to encourage other victims to come forward as well.

The women, Latresa Scaff and Rochelle Washington are represented by Gloria Allred, who came out strong against the singer at the NYC press conference by accusing him of using his fame to manipulate 2 starstruck teenagers in 1995. She claims he plied them with drugs and alcohol to take advantage of them s-xually.

Allred says the women's story fits a pattern of predatory conduct by Kelly, and delivered a stern message to him -- you have nowhere to run or hide, and you're not going to get away with this anymore.

Charly Boy Chills With His 101-Year Old Mother

Oh Lord let my mother live this long! What a precious moment!! Charly boy has shared photos of himself and mother enjoying early morning Vitamin D like he calls it.

He shared the pics, writing;

''My 101yr old mummy and I enjoying the early morning vitamin D. What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude. Lord am grateful.''

Be Impartial During Elections, UK Urges INEC

Few hours to Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the United Kingdom has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to be impartial in the elections.

In a broadcast aired on Friday on the verified Twitter handle of the British High Commission in Nigeria, @UKinNigeria, the British High Commissioner to the country, Ms Catriona Laing, asked Nigerians not to be discouraged to vote again due to the postponement of the elections.

She said, “Tomorrow is voting day again. We recognise the huge disappointment of Nigerians since they woke up last Saturday to hear the news that the elections had been postponed. But your votes still count.

Election: NDLEA Arrests Man With 244 PVCs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has announced the arrest of one Okon Bassey in possession of 244 Permanent Voter Cards in Akwa Ibom State and dislodged 35 drug joints and hotspots in Kano State ahead of the elections.

A cash sum of N310,000 was recovered from the suspect who was arrested in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

The Akwa Ibom command of the NDLEA also arrested 120 suspected hard drug dealers found to be in possession of 51kg of cannabis, 259gm of heroin, 17gm of cocaine, 500gm of Tramadol Diazepam and Polypro.

'Zamfara APC Will Participate In Gov, Other Elections'

The Independent National Electoral Commission says “in compliance with court order,” the Zamfara chapter of the All Progressives Congress will participate in the governorship, National and State Assembly elections.

INEC said this in a tweet today, via its verified Twitter handle, @inecnigeria.

The APC primaries crisis had been lingering since October 2018 between the APC factions loyalist to Governor Abdula’ziz Yari and that of G8 group, which took the party to various courts seeking redress.

Lol. Blac Chyna Calls Out Soulja Boy For Being a Thirsty, Immature Clout Chaser

Blac Chyna is blasting Soulja Boy for trying to s-x shame her after their breakup and she's hitting him where it hurts!!!

Sources close to Blac Chyna tell TMZ ... Soulja Boy's an immature, thirsty clout chaser who was begging to get with her, and she's glad their relationship is dunzo!!!

They are told her anger stems from SB's response to TMZ breaking the news of their split. In a since-deleted tweet, Soulja Boy said he "just wanted to see what the p***y felt like."

Mike Adenuga’s Son Sings His Praises…

Mike Adenuga’s son, Paddy Adenuga has taken to social media to sing the praises of his father, saying it’s hard to be his son, and he remains the most greatest of all time in Nigeria. Below is what Paddy wrote about is amiable dad. If na your dad nko?

Banky W’s Birthday Message To His Wife

Adesua Etomi Wellington, is a year older today – infact she turns 33. Her husband has now taking to social media to wish her a happy birthday, writing;

You were worth waiting for, and working for.
You were worth fighting for, and trying for.
You are EVERYTHING I hoped for, and so much more than I deserve.

My Inspiration and my Destiny,
My Firstlady, and my Queen,
My Backbone and my Peace.

Homos*xuality: Kenya Court Postpones Decision

Kenya’s High Court today postponed a much-anticipated ruling on whether to scrap colonial-era laws which criminalise homosexuality, citing a heavy case load.

“The files are above my height… we are still working,” said Chacha Mwita, one of the judges, who added that one of his colleagues was on leave and other members of the three-judge bench were juggling multiple cases.

He set the decision for May 24.

Japan's Minister Apologises For Being 3 Minutes Late To A Parliamentary Meeting

Japan's Olympics Minister, Yoshitaka Sakurada, has publicly apologised after arriving three minutes late to a parliamentary meeting on Thursday.

Opposition MPs said his tardiness showed disrespect for his office and boycotted a meeting of the budget committee for five hours in protest.

They have been highly critical of Mr Sakurada after a series of gaffes.

Last week, he said he felt let down after Olympic swimming hopeful Rikako Ikee was diagnosed with leukaemia.

Photo: Banky W Visits Femi Otedola For Advise

The young politician visited the bIllionaire at home today. According to his post, Otedola gave him some advice and encouraged him. Sharing a pic of them, he wrote;

''Egbon @femiotedola.. thank you SO much for your time, advice, and encouragement. I am forever grateful. God bless you Sir. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽''

MEMORY VERSE FOR TODAY

1 Corinthians 13:4-5:

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs."

World’s Largest Bee Spotted First Time In Decades

The world’s biggest honey bee, a giant insect generally the measure of a human thumb has been rediscovered in a remote locale of Indonesia in its first sighting in about 40 years.

Until recently, the last time Adam C. Messer had reported seeing Wallace’s giant bee living in the wild was in 1981. The bee is among the 25 “most wanted lost” species that are the focus of Global Wildlife Conservation’s “Search for Lost Species” initiative.

Clay Bolt, a specialist bee photographer who snapped the enormous insect said, “To actually see how beautiful and big the species is in life, to hear the sound of its giant wings… was just incredible.”

Nigerians Mock Desmond Elliot For Commissioning A Public Toilet

Nigerians have called out Nollywood actor turned Politician, Desmond Elliot for commissioning a public toilet believed to be N200,000.

Shortly after the photos were posted on the internet, Nigerians took to twitter to call him out and mock him, asking if building just a public toilet was a project he should do for his constituency, not to talk of commissioning it. They went in hard on him… sigh!

Tax Evasion: Court Orders Jay Jay Okocha’s Arrest

A Lagos Division of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former Super Eagles star, Austin Okocha, over tax evasion charges.

Jay Jay Okocha as he is popularly known has repeatedly failed to appear before the court to answer why he allegedly failed to pay his income taxes.

Adedayo Akintoye, the judge, issued the warrant for the arrest of the former Eagles captain on January 29 and thereafter adjourned until February 19.

However, on February 19, the prosecution had not effected the arrest forcing the judge to, again, adjourn till April 15 and ordering that the warrant be executed by then.

Toor! Man Who Designed Ceremonial Outfits For Super Eagles During World Cup Calls Out NFF

This is very funny and painful at the same time! Sigh!! The man who designed Super Eagles World Cup ceremonial outfit, Esimaje Awani, CEO of GT Stitches, has called out the NFF over failure to pay for the outfits almost a year ago. He took to social media to call them out.

What he said below…. Funny and painful at the same time. Like could this be true???

Offset & Cardi B's Daughter's Face Is Revealed For The First Time...

Offset has finally unveiled the face of his daughter with Cardi B, Kulture. The unveiling was revealed on the cover of his first solo album ’Father of Four’.

On the cover, Offset also posed with his three other children from other women.

Recall since her birth in July 2018 her face has not been seen.

How Prominent Producer/Director S-Xually Harassed Me, Blessing Egbe Tells Her Nollywood Story

Nollywood actress Blessing Egbe in an interview with Everything Entertainment has told about her s-xual harassment in the movie industry. According to her, a prominient producer and director had tried to take advantage of her. She said;

“The harassment came from a prominent writer, producer, director who also wanted to try his luck. I had called to speak to him about the possibility of us working together. He gave me an appointment which I kept. The meeting was at a hotel, not his office. I had asked him why we were meeting at the hotel and he said, it was a makeshift office… A routine he does when he needs time to write. I believed him and followed him to the makeshift office.