Saturday, March 16, 2019

APC Rejects Outcome Of Imo Governorship Election

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has rejected the outcome of the governorship election in the state.

Uzodinma, who spoke at a press conference in Owerri said that that the election was massively rigged against him and his party.

According to him, the result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission was unacceptable to him and the APC .

Uzodinma who came fourth in the election said that he clearly won the election.

Gbenga Daniel Writes PDP Chairman, Quits Politics

A former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party. Daniel, in his letter to the National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, dated March 14, 2019, also announced his resignation from partisan politics.

He said the decision to quit partisan politics was personal to him.

Daniel was the Director-General of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organization before the former Vice President emerged as the presidential candidate of the PDP in the election conducted a few weeks ago.

“This is to inform you of my intention to resign from active and partisan politics with effect from today, the 14th day of March, 2019.

Update On Ibadan Building Collapse

Oyo State Government has said there was no casualty in the building collapse incident which occurred yesterday evening in the state.

In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun,  the government stated that the multi-agency rescue operation team set up by the Governor was able to achieve the evacuation of all victims from the collapsed building which was under construction as at the time of the incident.

He noted that the injured, who are in stable condition, have been taken to the hospital while no death was recorded.

Davido Narrowly Escapes Plane Crash...

Davido today narrowly escaped a plane crash after his 14-hour flight experienced turbulence midair. The singer who landed John F. Kennedy International Airport, United States safely, was full of thanks and even confessed he had asked God for forgiveness like 10 times.

Model Who Testified Against Ex- Italian PM Accused Of Engaging Underage Girls Dies In Mysterious Circumstances

A TV host and model at the centre of former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi’s s-x parties scandal has died in mysterious circumstances.

Imane Fadil, 34, testified in court against Berlusconi, who was accused of paying underage girls to perform erotic acts.

She was admitted to hospital a month ago — telling her lawyer and brother she feared she had been poisoned. Ms Fafil, who was planning to write a book about the scandal, died two weeks ago but her death was kept secret.

Prosecutors in Milan revealed yesterday a murder case was open.

Men Are Scared To Approach Me – Ghana’s Hottest Rapper, Eno Barony

Ghana’s hottest female rapper, Eno Barony has disclosed why she is still single even though she needs a man. According to the rapper, men are scared to approach her.

Speaking in an interview on Hitz Fm, she said she is a ‘tomboy' and it might also be part of the reasons men are scared to approach her.

“Some of them think the way I am, that’s how I am, maybe, I’ll beat them or something they are scared of me … you know I am a tomboy”, she said.

Eno Barony in detailing her kind of man stated that she needs a man who can rule, lead and respect her.

“You see me I need a guy who can rule, lead, respectable, you know what I mean. The way I am, if you are very soft guy I might overrule you so I need an Asante type of guy,” she added.

Photos: Mercy Aigbe Not Done With Boobs Flaunting

The actress who was criticized for her cleavage baring outfit to K1’s 62nd birthday dinner, stepped out last night flaunting a bit of her cleavage again. She has kuku said, it's not your business.

PDP Can Lose In Other States, Not Rivers – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that no other party can win in the state except the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Wike spoke when members of the national assembly, elected on the platform of the PDP, presented their certificates of return to him at government house, Port Harcourt, the state capital, on Friday.

Commenting on the suspension of electoral processes in the state, the governor expressed optimism that the will of the people would prevail at the end. He said he believes that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is doing its best to follow due process, urging the people of the state to remain calm. “I know that PDP won the elections squarely. We believe in peace, therefore Rivers people should remain calm. We believe in due process. 

I believe that INEC is doing their best to follow the due process,” he said. According to him, “In the end, it will be a sweet victory. The will of Rivers people will prevail.

Simi Gushes Over Her Husband, Adekunle Gold

Songstress Simi has gushed over her husband, Adekunle Gold saying he is hers on instagram. Sharing the above photo of him, she wrote; ''mines''. But decided to disable comments on the photo.

Actress Etinosa Sets Instagram Account On Private After Going Unclad On MC Galaxy's Live Video

Nollywood actress, Etinosa Idemudia has set the Internet on frenzy after she went unclad on MC Galaxy's Instagram live video. In the video going viral on social media, the actress appeared drunk before stripping  in the live video.

The actress has now set her instagram account on private after the saga. Etinosa who has over 219K followers on Instagram, might have taken the decision to wade off any attack from trolls.  Watch the video below...

Joseph Yobo Celebrates His Ever Young Mother

Footballer Joseph Yobo has shared adorable photos with his mother to celebrate her birthday .

Happy birthday Mother. Thank you for all your prayers & support. May GOD almighty keep you safe & grant you good health always πŸ™πŸ½ Love you Forever Mum ❤❤❤, he wrote.

How Police Asked Me To Implicate Saraki – Suspect

A prime suspect in last year’s robbery attacks on commercial banks in Offa,Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun yesterday during a nine hour court proceeding  told an Ilorin High court how the police asked him to implicate the  Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki.

Akinnibosun and two other suspects, Ibikunle Ogunleye (2nd accused person) and Adeola Abraham (3rd accused person) narrated before the court how police extracted statement from them by force during the course of investigation of the dastardly robbery incident.

 The suspects also disclosed that the principal suspect in the robbery incident who was a dismissed police officer, Michael Adikwu was shot dead by one Inspector Vincent  attached to the police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).

Buhari Might Be Poorer Now Than 2015 - Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari is probably poorer now than when he became President of Nigeria in 2015.

The Vice President stated this on Thursday night when he hosted a dinner in honour of volunteers who canvassed for votes for the All Progressives Congress, APC during the campaigns in the general election, at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to him, “When I looked at his assets declaration form, I was checking it in 2015, I said to him, “Mr President, I am so much richer than you, it is an embarrassment.”

He further said, “I am only a soldier, you are a big lawyer so you should have more money than me.” I can tell you that he is perhaps; even poorer than he was in 2015 when I saw his declaration of assets form.”

Hide Your Face In Shame, Uzodinma Blasts Okorocha

Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has said that Governor Rochas Okorocha should hide his face in shame rather than blaming him and the National leadership of the party for his failed plot to install his son in-law as governor of Imo State.

Uzodinma who was reacting to the comment by governor Okorocha that the APC failed to win the Imo governorship election due to the candidacy of Uzodinma, reminded the governor that even as” a sitting governor he failed to win a senatorial election and got a Returning Officer to announce him winner under duress.

“ I thought by now Okorocha should be hiding his face in shame after he lost his bid to install his son in-law and win his senatorial election. Despite all the billions he spent to stop me and the APC in the state from the results from the polling units I won the election and we will prove it.

How I’m Coping With My Broken Marriage -Yvonne

Following the crash of her barely two-year-old marriage to Olakunle Fawole aka Abounce a few months ago, Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede has picked up the broken pieces of her life and moved on.

According to the single parent, she has since bounced back to movie sets and is eager to ‘double her hustle’ for her son’s sake.

“Certainly, my new status would impact on the type of roles I would accept. Now, I would only do big jobs that can fetch more money, because school fees is coming and the bank account has to look nice to be able to afford the expenses. I would be a lot busier this year,” she said.

Soulja Boy Arrested A Month After Authorities Found Ammunition At His Home

Soulja Boy has been placed under arrest for violating the terms of his probation. The Cut Dat Check rapper, 28, was apprehended while meeting with his probation officer on Friday morning in the San Fernando Valley area of Southern California, according to TMZ.

His arrest came after authorities found ammunition at his home when cops executed a search warrant at the rapper's residence back in February.

The terms of his probation, which stem from a 2014 firearms charge, strictly forbid the Chicago-born artist from possessing any guns or ammunition. 

Renowned Nigerian Artist, Okwui Enwezor Dies At 55

Okwui Enwezor, who helped to push the geographical borders of art history and the art world and was the first African curator of Documenta and the Venice Biennale, has died aged 55.

Enwezor stepped down from his post as director of the Haus der Kunst in Munich in June last year for health reasons. Last August, he said in an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel that he had been battling cancer for three years and had undergone a range of different treatments.

“We have lost a brilliant intellectual, a man of the world whose encyclopaedic knowledge encompassed more than art, and a sensitive advocate of art,” Bavarian Culture Minister Bernd Sibler said in a statement. “I am grateful to him for broadening our perspective.”

I’m Scared Of My Children’s Future - Kemi Afolabi

Popular Nollywood actress, Kemi Afolabi, recently shared her frustrations with the deplorable state of a government hospital she recently visited in Lagos. In an interview with Saturday Beats, she noted that she was scared for the future of her children in Nigeria due to the irregularities in some significant sectors in the country, like health.

After she shared her frustration on her social media platform, some people noted that they were shocked she uses a government hospital, but she said it was sad people judge celebrities by what they see in movies.

“It is sad that people judge us by the way they see us in movies. I am not rich, I am just a thriving career woman who wants the best for herself and her children. I believe that as an individual, I can walk into any government establishment of which the hospital I went to was one of them. I live in Ikeja, so going to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital wasn’t a bad idea. The government has a whole lot to do.

Why Family Members Thought I’d Drop Out Of Secondary School –Helen Paul

Last week, popular comedienne, Helen Paul, achieved a feat that is not common among her contemporaries in the entertainment industry. The ace comedienne, actress, and filmmaker bagged a PhD from the University of Lagos.

In an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, Tatafo, as she is fondly called by her friends and fans, revealed that her family members always thought she would drop out of secondary school but today, she has a PhD.

She said, “In my family, no one believed that I would complete secondary school education let alone attend university.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Paedophile Bags 14 Years In Nigerian Jail

A paedophile identified as Lambert Ighodaro has bagged 14 years in jail, in a prison in Edo State.

Lambert Ighodaro was handed the sentence after being convicted by a Evbuoriaria Magistrate Court, for defiling a 12 year old school girl in Edo State.

According to the school girl who narrated her ordeals to her class teacher, the convict had been s-xually abusing her since 2017, during school hours.

The teacher later reported the case to the State Universal Basic Education Board, which swung into action by reporting to the police, who immediately apprehended and arraigned the suspect. Enjoy your new home man!!!

Nigerian Film Maker, Egor Efiok Cries Out, I’m About To Lose My London Home

Nigerian filmmaker, Egor Efiok has cried out on Facebook saying she is about to lose her London home. She says this has got her stressed and now depressed. Egor who says she has a business meeting in the US on Monday, but can’t even travel, says whatever wants to happen, should happen because she is TIRED. Her SOS below…

Fresh Corper Celebrates With His Trader Mom [Pics]

A fresh corper, Godspower Asuquo, of 2018 Batch A, who passed out yesterday, March 14th, has hit the market where his mom trades to celebrate his passing out. He shared photos of himself and his mother’s fellow traders rejoicing with him, writing;

"God saw me through this I overcome temptation His grace kept me never forget where you came from be proud of what contributed to your success"

Davido Hits 10,000,000 Followers On Instagram

Nigeria’s most followed celebrity on instagram, Davido now has 10m followers on instagram. The singer shared the news with a simple caption; 10M InstaFam … Double Digits way! Big congrats!!

Nigerian Boy Reincarnates Davido's Late Mother

A young Nigerian boy has reincarnated Davido’s late mom using using straws as the background and the halo on her head glows in the dark. His cousin shared the artwork begging people to retweet till Davido sees this. Sharing the photos, she wrote;

‘’My cousin reincarnated @iam_Davido' s late mum using straws as the background and the halo on her head glows in the dark, please kindly retweet till @iam_Davido sees it.’’

My Father In Death Is Still Worried About Nigeria, Charly Boy Tweets

Charly boy has left many shocked, when he tweeted that he met his late father last night and he is still very worried about Nigeria. Any advice for Charly?

2-Storey Building Collapses In Ibadan, Many Trapped

A two-storey building, this evening collapsed in Ibadan, The building is located at Sogoye, along Idi Arere- Molete area of the ancient city, leaving an unspecified number of people trapped.

According to reports, the building, an uncompleted site, on Friday evening fell with many site workers fared trapped.

This is coming just days after a 3 storey building collapsed in Lagos killing 20 people, with many still battling for their lives at various hospitals in the state.

Nigerians BLAST Nse Ikpe Etim For Sympathising With New Zealand

Nigerians have blasted actress Nse Ikpe Etim after she shared an Instagram post to sympathise with New Zealand following the mass shooting and keeping mum on Lagos Island building collapse.

She wrote:
It is with heaviness of heart that the world has received the news of the New Zealand terror attack.
My thoughts are with the good people of new Zealand and I pray that they all find healing in this trying moment.

Terrorism knows no religion or race.
#newzealand #christchurch#newzealandmosqueshooting#loveandlight
The actress has now posted about the Lagos bilding collapse after all the bashing. See it below...

Photos: Man Caught Having S-x With Married Woman In An Uncompleted Building

One Emmanuel has disclosed on Facebook how a man was caught red-handed in an uncompleted building in a part of Nigeria having sex romps with a woman said to be married.

Hmm, though Emmanuel posted photos, he didn’t mention the place the ‘couple’ were caught. The man was then stripped naked, brought into the street, so he could be shamed alongside his married girlfriend. Also see reactions of Nigerians on Facebook to this…

IK Ogbonna’s Ex-Wife, Sonia Morales Oozes Sexiness As She Covers VL Magazine

Ik Ogbonna’s ex-wife, Sonia Morales is the latest celeb to cover VL Magazine and she went all out in
her sexiness. Standing tall on the cover, Sonia wore a see-through outfit and in the other, showed off the power of her sexiness! You like?

Tiwa Visits Victims Of Collapsed Lagos Building

Tiwa Savage has visited victims of the 3 storey building that collapsed in Lagos on Wednesday. The singer visited victims at both General Hospital Gbagada and Lagos Island this afternoon. Tiwa who had done this on a low key without saying a word on social media, was praised about her visitation on twitter by a fan, and the singer confirmed it! Their convo below…

Lawmaker Abdulmumin Jibrin Dragged Online For Making Joke Out Of Ill Fated Ethiopian Airline

Lawmaker representing Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State, Abdulmumin Jibrin has been dragged on twitter for making a tasteless joke about Sunday’s crashed Ethiopian airline where 157 people lost their lives. The lawmaker took to twitter this afternoon writing;

''THIS MAN IS IN A MESS! An Ethiopian man told his wife on phone that he was boarding the Ethiopian airline that crashed for a business meeting in Nairobi. Meanwhile he was in a hotel with a side chick. Now he can’t go home because everyone knows he’s DEAD! Suicide or go home?''

Nigerians then dragged him, calling it, inappropriate and tasteless… while amazingly some responded positively to his joke! Find their tweets below...

Two Corps Members To Repeat Service In Benue

The Benue State coordinator, National Youth Service Corps,  Mr Joshua Shicha, on Thursday said two corps members of the  2018 Batch ‘A’  had been “remobilised” in Benue State.

Speaking during an interview with Punch correspondent in Makurdi, he also stated that the affected corps members, who he declined to name, were remobilised for absconding.  He explained that the corps members were not seen in their place of primary assignment for three months.

According to him, such an act is against the NYSC rules and regulations.

How My Stepdad, His Mum, Beat My Brother To Death

A teenager, Omobowale Sunmola, Thursday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere that her stepfather and his mother beat her elder brother to death and dumped his corpse in a canal.

Omobowale told Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya that the incident occurred at their Maryland, Lagos apartment in 2014.

She was 11 at the time, she explained, and about to begin Junior Secondary School (JSS) 1, while her brother, Tunde, was 13.

Omobowale, now 17, testified during the trial of her mother, Margaret Olufunmilayo Odunlade, her stepfather, Folorunsho Emmanuel and his mother, Funke Maxwell, for the alleged offence.

Nicki Minaj's Criminal Boyfriend 'Pleads Guilty To Driving On Suspended License'

Nicki Minaj's criminal boyfriend Kenneth Petty has pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license reports TMZ.

According to court documents viewed by the website, Petty, 41 - who started dating Starships rapper Nicki, 36, in December - pled guilty in New York to aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

The offence reportedly occurred when a police officer saw Petty run a stop sign at around 1.30am on September 13 in Long Island.

Police are then said to have pulled Petty over and discovered he was driving on a suspended license.

It was alleged that Kenneth will have to pay $88 in fines and clear his license. 

Supreme Court Affirms Interim Forfeiture Of Another N2.4bn Linked To Patience Jonathan

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed another order of interim forfeiture made by the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court in respect of the sum of N2.4bn allegedly traced to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

The apex court had, barely a week ago, affirmed an interim forfeiture of the sum of $8.4m belonging to the ex-First Lady and directed her to return to the Federal High Court in Lagos to show cause why the fund should not be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government.

On Friday, in a separate appeal, a five-man Bench of the apex court unanimously handed down a similar verdict on another sum of N2,421,953,522 in the bank account of Lawari Furniture & Bath Limited, a firm which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had linked to Mrs. Jonathan.

Kidnapped Lebanese Worker Found Dead In Kano

The Lebanese engineer that was kidnapped on Tuesday morning has been found dead in Kano State.

The expatriate, an employee of Triacta Construction Company was working on the underpass bride at Dangi roundabout by Zoo road before he was kidnapped.

Kano Police Command Spokesman DSP Abdullahi Haruna Confirmed to Channels Television that the corpse of the Lebanese was found along Maiduguri road on Thursday evening.

He said the body has since been deposited at Murtala Muhammad Specialists Hospital in the metropolis and investigation continue into his abduction and the killing.

Meghan & Kate's Emotional Message After New Zealand Shooting

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a joint statement after the horrific mass shooting in New Zealand , saying "evil can never defeat compassion and tolerance".

The message is directed to friends and family of the 49 people who lost their lives in the two attacks.

Both couples have visited the country on Royal Tours and praised the "warm, open-hearted and generous spirit that is core to its remarkable people".

Comedian Ushbebe Celebrates His Son At 3

Comedian Ushbebe ‘s son is 3 today. His proud dad took to his Instagram page to celebrate him

Chop Life Don @nolannuagbe
Happy Birthday πŸŽ‰πŸŽπŸŽˆπŸŽ‚ 3yrs Already 😘