Saturday, May 18, 2019

EFCC arrests suspected ''yahoo yahoo'' boy (photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office has arrested a suspected internet fraudster, Michael Ehizele.

The suspect was arrested in collaboration with a sister security agency. Upon his arrest, three phones and an exotic car, Benz C300 AMG were recovered from him.

The suspect has made useful statement and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are complete.

The arrest of the alleged internet fraudster is in line with the directive of the acting Executive chairman, Ibrahim Magu to rid the society of internet fraud and cyber crime.

Video: Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa

Video footage has shown Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger being attacked at an event in South Africa.

The 71-year-old former California governor was interacting with fans during a skipping competition at his Arnold Classic Africa sporting event when a man drop-kicked him from behind.

The attacker is seen being restrained following the incident.

Schwarzenegger thanked fans on Twitter for their concern, but insisted there was "nothing to worry about".

Ambode's Testimonial match ends 4-4 (photos)

The Agege Stadium in Lagos was buzzing with excitement on Saturday as top African and Nigerian football legends honoured the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode with a testimonial match as he gets set to exit office.

Virtually all the biggest African and Nigerian stars to have played the round leather game turned up for the thrilling match which was watched by a full capacity crowd at the stadium.

Among the players on the Nigerian legend team coached by Olympic gold medal winning coach, Bonfere Joe, include Jay Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Samson Siasia, Daniel Amokachi, Augustine Eguavoen, Mutiu Adepoju, Emmanuel Amunike, Taribo West, Uche Okechukwu, Garba Lawal, Peter Rufai and Ike Shorunmu.

Tayo Adeniyi stuns in pink as she adds another year

Nollywood actress, Temitayo Adeniyi – Shakira is a year older today. To celebrate her special day, Tayo looks stunning on pink.

''What the lord has done for me TEMITAYO! I cannot tell it ALL ☺ it's GRATITUDE season for me , ALL I have to say is THANK YOU ALMIGHTY GOD๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™ Happy birthday to me ๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿคฒ ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ˜ #may18th #gratefulheart #birthdaybehavior๐ŸŽ‰ #taurusqueen๐Ÿ‘‘'', she wrote captioning the photos.

Police arrest teenager for killing friend over N200

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 19-year-old apprentice welder in the Agbado area of the state, Kehinde Adeoye, for the murder of his friend, Lukman Olawunmi, aged 17.

City Round learnt that Adeoye and Olawunmi, who were learning how to make cans, had an issue over an umbrella and a sum of N200, which resulted in the tragedy.

It was gathered that a man had brought the umbrella to Olawunmi about two weeks ago for repairs.

The deceased was said to have taken it to Adeoye, who worked with his father at a nearby welding workshop.

Timaya’s reply to a fan who begged to be employed in his house for just N10,000

Timaya has responded to a fan who begged to be employed in his house for just N10,000 a month. The singer posted a photo of himself and the fan commented saying, he should please employ him to be cleaning his house for just N10,000 a month. Timaya however replied him with something far better. See below...

Actress Tawa Ajisefinni steps out with husband in style

The couple who got married on February 14th, 2019 stepped out in style to an event.

David Beckham and his sons don new Man. U jersey

David Beckham rolled back the years as he pulled on his football boots to play alongside his three sons at Loftus Road on Friday.

Beckham, alongside sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz, was pictured at the ground of Queen's Park Rangers wearing Manchester United new home shirt, inspired by the 1999 Treble-winning team he was part of.

But eagle-eyed fans quickly noticed that 16-year-old son Romeo defied the United narrative as he took to the pitch in a pair of Arsenal shorts, showing his commitment to the north London outfit.

None of Beckham's sons have looked to follow his path into professional football but Arsenal fan Romeo has emerged as a very talented tennis player.

Photos: Dapo Abiodun visits Ajimobi in Ibadan

Ogun state governor elect, Dapo Abiodun has paid a courtesy visit to Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi at his office in Ibadan. More photos below…

Damilola Adegbite releases new photos as she turns 34

Nollywood actress, Damilola Adegbite is 34 today and to celebrate her special day, Damilola
released new photos of herself in black! Captioning one of the photos, she wrote;

''This is what 34 years of my life looks like. My heart is full. So full. #God’s favorite child''

Married woman dies during s*x romp with lover

Nightmare has remained the only companion of a 42-year-old man, Gundumi Saya who allegedly lured a married woman, Mrs. Hajara Markus out of her matrimonial home for s-x where she died while the duo were engaged in illicit affair.

Gundumi has been remanded in Jos prison by Plateau State High Court for allegedly killing Mrs. Hajara during s-x. He confessed to have been having secret sexual relationship with the woman before and after she got married to her husband.

The suspect who hails from Zango-Dinya village of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State is married with three wives and 14 children, but still enjoys keeping concubines he sleeps with outside his home. He claimed to have dated Hajara during her active youthful years before she got married to Markus Jagaba.

Forget about love when it comes to genotype –Surutu

Ace actress, Remilekun Oshodi, popularly called Remi Surutu, by her friends and fans, recently celebrated her birthday. However, in an interview with Saturday Beats, she reflected on how thankful she was to God on how far He had brought her despite the agony she went through after she lost her daughter in 2017.

She noted that she never questioned God after the death of her child, adding that God knows best.

“I am grateful for my life and everything. I thank God I don’t look like what I have been through. I am immortalising my daughter soon. I’m going to establish a rehab centre in my daughter’s name for young girls who take illicit drugs. At the same time, I am going to support people living with sickle cell. All those times that I was heartbroken, I was unable to put myself together. I am just recovering, not fully but I am trying to make things work. It is not easy.

INEC Debunks Sowore's Suspension From AAC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would only continue to recognize and relate with Mr. Omoyele Sowore as the substantive National Chairman of the African Action Congress (AAC).

INEC's decision is coming five days after one Mazi Okwy read a resolution of suspension to journalists in Abuja while installing the expelled secretary of the party, Leonard Ezenwa as acting party chairman.

The electoral body in a statement signed by Rose Oriaran-Anthony, secretary to the commission on Friday said: "The commission after reviewing the content of the letter has established the following.

"There is no documentary evidence that a meeting of the AAC National Executive Committee (NEC) was convened by the National Chairman as required by Chapter 9 Section 59(a) of the Constitution of AAC.

Omoni Oboli shares photo of herself kissing RMD

Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli, has just shared a steamy photo of herself and Richard Mofe-Damijo on set. Omoni wrote;

Because...Saturdays are for weddings and you need to be careful who you’s not only about passion but the Philips in #LoveIsWar have HOT steamy passion ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝ♀️๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝ♀️๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝ♀️ #LoveIsWarMovie #StillOnSet with the best @mofedamijo ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ @loveiswarfilm

Between Toke Makinwa and a fan who said Maje Ayida wasted 13 years of her life

Media personality, Toke Makinwa has replied a fan who said her ex-husband, Maje Ayida wasted 13 years of her life. The fan advised her never to allow another man waste her time after Toke wrote something about relationships saying 'we die here'. Continue...

New loved-up photo of Alicia Keys and her husband

Alicia Keys shared the lovely photo on her instagram page writing ;'Things you can’t buy in stores: Love, dreams, friends, a wish come true, happiness.'

Jada Pinkett-Smith, her mum and daughter in beautiful three-generation photo

Too cute…

Davido's elder brother celebrates his girlfriend as she graduates from University

Davido's elder brother, Adewale Adeleke has celebrated his girlfriend, Kani who just bagged a M.S degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University.Sharing photos from the graduation, he wrote;

Congrats to the love of my life❤️ @kani41! So proud of you baby, I know how much time and effort you put into this degree. So blessed to have a smart, intelligent, beautiful woman in my life! This is only the beginning for us❤️

Photos: Buhari and wife perform Umrah in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife Aisha, performed Umrah at the Masjid Haram (the Grand Mosque) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia yesterday. More photos below…

Dad's crippling pain means he keeps having to put himself in danger with drug dealers

A dad who is on the toilet "at least 10 times a day" because of his Cronh's disease in calling on the law to be changed so he can be prescribed cannabis on the NHS.

Keith Johnson from Walton, Liverpool, says the condition controls his life and cannabis is the only drug that relieves his symptoms without severe side effects.

The 40-year-old claims the only way he can get the drug is to buy off the streets which puts him in a "dangerous position".

Keith, who has suffered from Crohn's disease since he was nine-years-old, said the drug has saved his life and wants it to be legalised so he would be able to get the drug safely.

Meghan Markle releases Archie's birth certificate

The birth certificate of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's son Archie Harrison has been published, finally revealing where he was born.

The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to Archie at the private Portland Hospital in Westminster - which costs about £20,000.

Breaking for royal tradition, the couple didn't announce where their son had been born saying they wanted to keep details surrounding the birth private.

There was much speculation that she had given birth at home, but it has now been confirmed that the couple opted for the private maternity hospital instead.

Kardashian baby names and their meanings

The Kardashian family tree grows taller every year, with momager Kris Jenner now boasting six children, four step-children (from Caitlyn Jenner's side) and TEN grandchildren – her latest, a baby boy born to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West via surrogate, arrived on May 9, 2019.

With Kim and Kanye now the proud parents of four, there's been even more Dashlets added to the klan.

So far, none of the Kardashians, or their partners, have picked especially common names for their youngsters.

What do each of their chosen baby names mean?

Inside Emily Ratajkowski's s*xy luxurious LA mansion where she takes n*ked selfies

The American model and actress Emily Ratajkowski lives alongside husband Sebastian Bear-McClard in a luxury LA loft - and hasn’t been shy when showing off her posh property on Instagram .

After splashing the cash on this impressive $2million mansion in LA's free-spirited neighbourhood of Echo Park, Emily has been precisely decorating the interior to match its grand, gated outsides.

With three bedrooms and bathrooms, the couple have opted for an open plan approach, with windows covering almost every wall, letting the LA sun shine through.

This bright, bohemian build is 1,650 square feet of beautiful land, surrounded by a peaceful wooded area which looks out onto the tree tops, creating an air of tranquillity throughout.

Lady Gabriella Windsor wedding: Prince Harry arrives without Meghan

Prince Harry has kept up his busy schedule after the birth of baby Archie by attending the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston - but without Meghan.

The Queen and other top royals arrived and there was one surprise visitor as Prince Philip was by her side despite limiting his public appearances as of late.

Lady Gabriella, 38, is the daughter of the Queen's cousin Prince Michael of Kent and is 52nd in line to the succession of the British throne.

She will marry financier Thomas Kingston, who previously dated Pippa Middleton, in a ceremony at 12pm in St George's Chapel.

Eniola Badmus mocks Uche Ogbodo's n*de photos

Eniola Badmus has mocked Uche Ogbodo over her n*de photos calling them ugly. It all started when a blogger on IG posted a photo of Eniola saying Kemi Olunloyo says she needs to loose weight. Uche then commented saying ‘Kemi is right ooo, lets be honest for once’.

But alas, Eniola is here now, serving it hot for her. Below is what Eniola wrote on insta-story to mock her.

Newlyweds woke up to 'screams of terror' in 'traumatising' honeymoon hotel fire

A couple have relived the moment they woke up to "screams of terror" after a fire broke out in the hotel on their dream honeymoon.

Erika and John Calvert, from Southport, had enjoyed a lovely two days at the Garden of Sun in Altinkum, Turkey, before disaster struck.

Erika, 38, said a fire broke out at about 5.15am on Wednesday but they only woke up at about 7am when they heard women screaming 'there's a fire, there's a fire, get out'.

She claims they were trapped in their smoky room for about an hour and a half with a wall of thick black smoke on the other side of the door.

Freddie Starr's wife tried to kill herself to escape his torture and abuse

Sophie Lea has told how her marriage to Freddie Starr descended from happiness into hell after his arrest on suspicion of a historical child sex attack.

The 38-year-old said the TV comic became an abusive husband who physically and mentally tortured her so badly over time it led to her ¬self-harming and left her suicidal.

And after he cruelly told her he would “do the job himself” Sophie tried to kill herself in a desperate bid to escape her nightmare.

In her first interview since Starr’s death aged 76 at his Costa del Sol home last week, Sophie revealed she had to drive herself to hospital with slit wrists because he went to bed.

Alaafin of Oyo's young wives pose together (photos)

Here are photos of Alaafin of Oyo’s young wives posing together. Two more bleow…

Don’t make yourself too comfortable, you will be leaving US soon if you are there illegally- Trump

Kim Kardashian reveals Psalm as new baby's name

Kim Kardashian West has, seemingly, revealed her newborn's name: Psalm West.

The beauty mogul, reality star, law student and wife of Kanye West took to her social streams to share the first look at their fourth child, born May 9. A photo of the boy nestled in a crib came in the form of a text message screen grab with her husband that called it a "Beautiful Mother's Day" and said the couple are "blessed beyond measure."

The baby is their second boy and the second to be born via surrogate because of a potentially life-threatening medical condition that complicated Kardashian West's two pregnancies.

The baby joins 5-year-old sister North, 3-year-old brother Saint and 15-month-old sister Chicago.

Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol in Kano

The police in Kano have intercepted 303 cartons of hard drugs (Tramadol tablets).

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Wakili, disclosed while briefing newsmen in Kano on Friday.

He said the interception was in continuation of the command’s effort to rid the state of all forms of crimes, especially dealing in hard drugs (Kwaya) and intoxicating substances.

Wakili said on May 17, base on tip-off, a raid was conducted at No 157 Miller Road Bompai, Nasarawa Local Government Area Kano where a laboratory was located.

Enugu Airport to be shut down for repairs

Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said Enugu Airport would  be closed down over the state of the runway. He said the airport would be degraded for international operations because the runway length is not ideal for such operations.

He said the market, television masts and free trade zone needs to be relocated before the airport could be fit for safe flights. Sirika disclosed this in Lagos at  a stakeholders’ forum in Lagos. He also said Lagos International Airport terminal would be partially pulled down by Julius Berger Limited for major facelift that will cost N14 billion. This, he said will happen after the inauguration of the new terminal.

Okonjo-Iweala honoured with a PhD from Tel Aviv varsity (photos)

Nigeria’s former finance minister and head of the economy coordinating team under former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been honoured with an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Tel Aviv University for her work on economic development, poverty alleviation, transparency and inclusion.

Okonjo posted the photos on twitter writing;

”Wonderful to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Tel Aviv University for my work on Economic Development, Poverty Alleviation, Transparency and Inclusion.”

PACEDA warns against calls for legalising cannabis

The Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, PACEDA has warned against any plan or advocacy to legalize the growing of cannabis in Nigeria for whatever purpose.

Chairman of the committee, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (Retd), who gave the warning yesterday in a statement, said such move will be counterproductive at a time when the Federal Government is doing everything possible to eliminate the menace of drug abuse in the country.

According to him, “It is disturbing that at this time when about 10 million Nigerians are abusing cannabis, anyone or group will be considering or advocating for Nigeria to legalize the growing of marijuana for economic or whatever purposes.

“Our committee has spent the last six months going round the country to obtain first-hand information about the dangers of drug abuse and how to combat it, and we have been faced with the stark reality of how deep the menace has damaged and still damaging lives, especially the youths.)

N180m fraud rocks Covenant University IT department

All is not well in the IT Department of Covenant University, Otta, Sentry can authoritatively report. A guru in information technology (IT) attached to that department is in the police net after he was found to have devised a means by which he diverted funds meant for the university into his private pocket. By the time the university woke up to his antics, he had succeeded in siphoning a whopping N180 million!

Before the bubble burst, not a few people were said to have wondered how the loved and trusted official was managing to get the funds with which he maintained a lifestyle the Chancellor of the university and Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, would call “riotous living.” He was said to have bought some flashy cars which he kept in a mansion he bought with stolen funds in highbrow Lekki part of Lagos, even though he had a house in the school where he lived with his wife.

Kidnap kingpin, Evans finally gets another lawyer

After 106 days, suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, yesterday appointed a new lawyer to handle his case at an Igbosere High Court in Lagos.

The new lawyer is Mr R.B.C Eke and he is Evans’ third counsel since the defendant’s arraignment in 2017.

Evans had been without a lawyer since January 31 after former counsel, Mr Olukoya Ogungbeje and Mr Chino Obiagwu, SAN, consecutively withdrew from the case in unclear circumstances.

The defendant is standing trial on two separate charges before the judge.

Friday, May 17, 2019

My love for you grows everyday! Moji Olaiya’s daughter' touching tribute to her two years after

Moji Olaiya’s daughter today remembered her mom as the rest of her family and fans mourn the late actress. Moji had passed on shortly after welcoming a child in Canada. Taking to instagram to mourn her, her grown up daughter wrote;

''Two years ago today marks the day since you’ve been gone and I don’t know how I’ve been able to continue without you. You were my backbone. Your passing is still a very sensitive topic for me, anybody that knows me knows that I don’t talk about it. Words can’t explain how much I miss you. There are nights that when I think of you I cry but I don’t want to do that anymore. I know you’re in a better place watching over me my guardian angel . My love for you is unwavering and it grows everyday. You really don’t know what you have until you lose. If most people were like my mum the world would be a better place for real. Always cherish your loved ones, no one knows tomorrow.''

30-year-old father of 11 stabbed to death by 20-year-old

A 20-year-old man has been convicted in the stabbing death of a 30-year-old father of 11.

Twenty-year-old Nasiar Day had confessed to killing 30-year-old Jose “Migue” Malave at the victim’s Palisade Avenue, New Jersey, USA home on November 14, 2017.

As reported by Jersey Journal, a number of events led to the senseless killing of Malave, a father of 11 children.

Day’s defense attorney said Day moved to Jersey City to live with his girlfriend and their baby but they had money trouble and were evicted. After a few months, the landlord put most of their possessions on the street, including clothing, a crib and other items.

Burna Boy, Teni, Mr Eazi nominated for Best International Act at 2019 BET Awards

Burna Boy, Teni, Mr Eazi and others have been nominated for Best International Act at 2019 BET Awards. Below is the full list of the nominees.

    Best International Act




    DAVE (UK)

Internet space will be sanitized, Dolapo Badmus promises

Zonal Police PRO, Dolapo Badmos has promised Nigerians that the internet space will soon be sanitized. Dolapo made this known while responding to a comment on her Instagram page.

''The raid is ongoing, I’m sure the security arm will sanitize the Internet space, more will still get tracked since the radar is on in the social media space! We can’t continue to allow criminals celebrate their crimes like it’s a normal thing to do. More will still go. No amount of colouration can right wrong! Bad will not take over good in our land'', she said. Continue...

World's most famous cat who became internet sensation and amassed $100m for owner is dead

The world's crankiest cat, whose permanent scowl inspired countless memes, a best-selling series of books and a movie, has passed away at the age of seven.

Grumpy Cat - real name Tardar Sauce - shot to fame in 2012 in a YouTube video that received 15.7 million views, and went on to amass a $100M fortune for her former-waitress owner Tabatha Bundesen.

But her family from Morristown, Arizona, took to Instagram this morning to announce the news that she'd died on Tuesday from a urinary tract infection, saying: 'Some days are grumpier than others'.

The internet sensation was born with feline dwarfism and an underbite, which caused her famous expression.

Kwara herbalist dupes South Korean of N30m after posing as NNPC boss (pictured)

A 31-year old man in Ilorin, Kwara state, who claimed to be an Islamic scholar and herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka has stung a South Korean, impersonating prominent public officials.

Among the people that Isiaka impersonated were the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) Dr Maikanti Baru and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

According to the EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, the suspect with others who are still at large allegedly used the names of the senior government officials to scam a South Korean national, Keun Sig Kim, under pretence of getting him an ”NNPC licence” that would enable him purchase a company.

2,000 sacked workers in Ekiti stage protest! According to them no government has paid them a kobo

The 2,000 workers recruited by former Gov. Ayo Fayose into the public service in Ekiti on Friday staged a peaceful protest in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, over the recent cancellation of their recruitment.

The workers, alongside some of their dependants, stormed major streets of Ado Ekiti, claiming they were innocent of the alleged irregularities in their recruitment exercise seven month ago.

They appealed to the governor to reconsider their case.

They also stormed the state Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) located within the State Secretariat complex, flaunting their original letters of appointment.