Saturday, February 23, 2019
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.
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.
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.
The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, polled 52 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, who got 48 votes.
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.
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."
The ex-Governor claims, they gained access to the hotel through the fence. His tweet above says it all.
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.
“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.
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
“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.
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.”
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
While posting photos, Empress wrote;
1+1=ONE TOGETHER FOREVER @daniellloyd101 #traditionalmarriage #richculture #happycouple
On Daniel’s part, he also wrote;
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.
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.
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.
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.''
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
“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.
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.
''Egbon @femiotedola.. thank you SO much for your time, advice, and encouragement. I am forever grateful. God bless you Sir. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽''
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.”
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!
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.
What he said below…. Funny and painful at the same time. Like could this be true???
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.
“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.