Saturday, June 1, 2019

Lil Kesh shows off his brand new Mercedes Benz

Rapper Lil Kesh has showed off his brand new Mercedes Benz. He shared photos of his new toy on instagram writing; 'shouts to my reliable auto dealer for the new new'. Big congrats to him!

Dino Melaye will be contesting for Kogi State governorship election come November

Dino Melaye is about to take it a step further! The Senator has just posted a tweet from a Kogi man who asked others to support Melaye has he intends to contest for the first sit in the state. Already, news have been flying round that the Senator who recently lost his mom is ready to contend with Governor Bello in November.

If I knew Naira Marley’s case will go this far, I would have kept quiet- Ruggedman

Ruggedman has reacted to Naira Marley’s continuous stay in prison, saying if he knew the case was going to get this far, he wouldn’t have corrected him openly. While speaking in a video shared on social media, the rapper said;

“If I say I’m not disturbed to know how crazy this Naira Marley case has gotten I’ll be lying. I commented and cautioned him like I would do as a senior colleague to a younger colleague because for me I knew and I could see that what he was saying was not going to go well with a lot of people; especially the authorities, and that’s why I did what I did. If I’d known it was going to get this bad I wouldn’t have said it anywhere I was happy he was arrested, insinuate or joke about fraudster or anything around him”, he said.

Trump calls Meghan Markle ‘nasty’ ahead of UK visit

Donald Trump has expressed shock at comments Meghan Markle made about him during his 2016 Presidential campaign.

The US President branded her words ‘nasty’ in a move that is unlikely to go down well ahead of his UK state visit next week.

The Duchess of Sussex once called Mr Trump ‘misogynistic’ and ‘divisive’ before backing his rival Hillary Clinton for the top job. She also hinted she would leave the States if Mr Trump won, adding ‘you don’t want to live in the kind of world that he is painting.’ In an interview with The Sun, the US leader said: ‘I didn’t know that. What can I say?

Russia factory explosion 'injures at least 79 people'

At least 79 people were injured and 15 people hospitalised after a blast at a Russian explosives manufacturing plant, according to a statement from the Russian health ministry.

The blast took place at the Kristall plant on Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, about 400 kilometres east of Moscow. The town has more than 240,000 residents.

The health ministry said 38 plant workers and 41 city residents asked for medical assistance. None of them were children.

CAN condemns President Buhari's trip to Saudi Arabia for 'Organisation of Islamic Cooperation' summit

The Christian Association of Nigeria has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, a day after his inauguration, noting that it was unconstitutional and confirmed worries about the alleged Islamisation agenda.

CAN added that as Buhari began his second term in office, he should have a blueprint for the security challenges facing the country as well as avoid lopsided appointments in every facet of the government, “especially in the appointment chief security officers.”

In a release on Saturday by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, the Special Assistant on Media and Communications to CAN President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, the Christian body noted that Nigeria was “smuggled into OIC during the military”, and wondered if the President would be ready to attend the meeting of the World Council of Churches or ask the Vice President to represent him whenever the members meet.

4-year old boy declared missing in Ogun is found dead

Several hours after he was declared missing, a four-year –old, Oluwaposi Sobowale was found dead in a septic tank at Ikopa Tuntun area of Asero, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

According to sources, the toddler and his siblings were taken to their grandmother’s residence at Ikopa Tuntun penultimate Monday, by one of his father’s apprentices at the behest of their mother.

It was said that the boy’s grandmother had gone to church and the boys were left in the house by the apprentice who left to attend to a customer.

The boy was declared missing afterwards, until men of Obantoko Police Division on the advice of a resident searched a nearby septic tank where the toddler’s body was found.

After threat of ban on ‘Bobrisky movie’, producer speaks… narrates entire movie

Some people might not even need to go to cinemas to watch the movie ‘Bobrisky in Love’ or buy a CD to see the movie, as the producer, Kensteve Anuka while trying to convince Nigerians that the movie did not in anyway promote homosexuality narrated the whole scene. Already, you know a panel has been set up to decide if the movie should be banned or not? Well… enjoy!

 “There was no ban; a panel was set up to investigate if the movie promoted some things that were against our culture. If it is found to be true, then the movie would be banned. There is no outright ban of the movie. It is not good to judge a book by its cover, they need to watch the movie and see the message in the movie. If they have an issue with the lead character in the movie, then I wouldn’t know. As a professional filmmaker, I try to cast people who fit into my script perfectly. Film is make-believe; it’s about trying to convince people.

Uche Ogbodo speaks on n*de birthday photos

Nollywood actress and mom of one, Uche Ogbodo who released n*de photos to celebrate turning a year older recently says, she released the pics to show the world the woman she has become. Uche disclosed this to Saturday Beats saying;

“I wanted to show the world the woman I have become. I am grown, mature, daring, beautiful and confident.”

While reacting to the backlash she received from Nigerians, the actress said it was expected.

“Well, as a public figure, one would usually expect such backlash. Not everyone will sing your praises at all times. Some will definitely find faults with the things you do. So it was expected,” she said.

Breaking! Former Arsenal player, Jose Antonio is dead

Former Arsenal, Sevilla and Real Madrid star Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a car crash this morning at the age of 35.  Reyes was involved in a traffic collision in Utrera, the town of his birth located just outside of Seville.

According to Spanish TV channel Deportes Cex, the crash is believed to have happened on a road between Utrera and Seville and two more people were in the car. It is reported one of those, his 23-year-old cousin, has also died while the third occupant suffered burns.

Why we sacked local govt chairmen - Seyi Makinde

Chief Bisi Ilaka, the Chief of Staff to the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has explained the reasons behind government’s decision to sack the 68 local council chairmen in the state. Also sacked are the elected councilors.

Ilaka said that the sack became necessary because the elections that produced them were illegal and not credible, adding that they emerged as councils’ administrators from the election that contravened a court order.

Ilaka explained that the Makinde-led administration is committed to correcting all the wrongs of the immediate past administration. He assured that the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration in the state would obey court orders.

He said: “We have nothing to hide and this government is waiting for them to challenge the decision of this administration. All security agencies have been informed about the development”.

12 die in Virginia Beach shooting

Twelve people have died, including the suspected gunman, after a shooting occurred at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on Friday afternoon, according to police.

Six additional victims were taken to the hospital with injuries, Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera told reporters during a press conference Friday evening. An emergency services spokesperson would not comment on the condition of the injured victims.

One of the injured victims is a Virginia Beach Police officer who was saved by his bulletproof vest, Cervera said.

Video: Regina Daniels and billionaire husband Ned Nwoko jet back to Abuja after their traditional wedding

The lovebirds where spotted hand-in-hand flying back to Abuja after their traditional wedding which took place in Delta State.

Instagram comedian Abidemi Nathaniel Loses Daughter

Instagram Yoruba comedian, Abidemi Hope Nathaniel is mourning the death of her daughter. Abidemi broke down in tears on IG saying it’s hard to lose a child and it’s been really tough for her to get over it. She says she lost her 3 months ago. Too too sad! May Almighty God heal her!

Deji Adeyanju faults President Buhari’s participation in Saudi Arabia’s Islamic summit

President Buhari on Thursday, 30th of May, departed Abuja for the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

It’s the 14th session of the conference and was hosted by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and attended by heads of state and government of member-states.

The summit theme is “Makkah al-Mukarramah Summit: Hand in hand toward the future”. It seeks to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world.

Anyway, Political activist, Deji Adeyanju however feels it was unnecessary for President Buhari to attend saying Nigeria is not an Islamic nation. Recating to it on Twitter, he said;

Despite banning LGTB people from Military, President Trump gives them a shout out in Pride Month

President Trump has kicked off Pride Month by congratulating the LGBT contributions after his administration effectively banned transgender people from the military.

POTUS tweeted, "As we celebrate LGBT Pride Month and recognize the outstanding contributions LGBT people have made to our great Nation, let us also stand in solidarity with the many LGBT people who live in dozens of countries worldwide that punish, imprison, or even execute individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation."

Earlier this month the Trump Administration also announced a proposal that would essentially allow health care providers to discriminate based on gender identity, rolling back progress for the transgender community that was made over the past decade.

Kim Kardashian visits Kevin Cooper on death row in an effort to free him

Kim Kardashian was on San Quentin's death row Thursday on a mission!

Kim, sporting a noticeably baggy black jumpsuit, took her prison reform efforts on the road to one of America's most notorious prisons, with the goal of freeing an inmate who has been awaiting death since 1983.

61-year-old Kevin Cooper was convicted of committing 4 heinous murders in Chino Hills, CA in the '80s and sent directly to death row. Between then and now, the death penalty was suspended, reinstated, there was a gas chamber and then death by lethal injection and all the while Cooper sat waiting to die, always proclaiming his innocence.

Photos: Former Governor Abiola Ajimobi, wife, daughter and son-in-law in Saudi Arabia

Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, his wife, daughter and son-in-law are at the moment in Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj.

America's most famous drug kingpin dies at 88

Frank Lucas, one of America's most infamous drug kingpins, died Thursday night ... TMZ has confirmed.

Frank, famously played by Denzel Washington in the 2007 movie "American Gangster," died in New Jersey, according to his brother. He was being transported to a hospital for an unknown health issue and died on the way.

Lucas rose to power dealing heroin in Harlem in the 1960s and '70s, and he boasted of cutting out middlemen by buying his product directly from Southeast Asia, then smuggling the drugs back to America using the coffins of dead U.S. servicemen.

Fergie files to divorce husband after almost 2 years of separation

Fergie has had enough of the separated life and now, she and Josh Duhamel are finally getting divorced.

Fergie filed divorce documents Friday in Pasadena, and no one could call it a rash move. The exes have been apart publicly since September 2017, when they announced they were breaking up.

In a joint statement, they said they'd actually been separated since earlier in 2017.

However, neither made a move divorce-wise ... until now.

Friday, May 31, 2019

JAMB releases 4,536 withheld results, suspends navy centre for fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Friday released 4,536 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results, which were withheld for allegations of multiple identities of candidates and other infractions.

JAMB said the release of 4,536 out of a total 4,760 withheld results followed the decision of a committee set up to examine the multiple facial identities.

The board noted that the facial match recognition was carried out by its specialised software and Information Technology experts.

FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holiday for Eid-Fitri Celebration

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Fitri Celebration.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government today in Abuja.

Ehuriah congratulated Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation.

Aremu Afolayan reveals why he shunned Kunle Afolayan’s movie premiere

Kunle Afolayan’s younger brother, Aremu Afolayan has revealed why he shunned his elder brother’s movie premiere. According to the younger Afolayan, Kunle did not invite him for the premiere, and he can’t go to a place where he is not invited. He revealed this to a fan who asked if he was at the premiere. What the fan said, and Aremu’s response below…

Naira Marley's management fail to get him out of bail

Naira Marley's management team has announced the singer will be in prison till Monday. According to his team, they have secured his bail but the court needs to verify it.

Photos of JAMB official who claimed snake swallowed N36m and others in court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had earlier arraigned, Philomina Chishe and five others over JAMB’s missing N36m. More photos below...

Leye Kuti calls out his colleagues for abandoning Seun Egbegbe in Prison

Nollywood actor has called out his colleagues for abandoning a film producer who was caught stealing a number of times in jail. According to Mr Leye, Seun helped most of them before his ‘fall’. He also wondered why they can’t even wish him a happy birthday, as he turns a year older today. What Leye wrote;

''It’s so funny how people forgot the good you did to them, we were never close but I can pick point you helped a lot of people in that industry and they can not even celebrate you on your birthday it’s so sad... me n u be fighting mate but bcos I know u get good mind I will celebrate you today Hbd @seunegbegbe... I know after they see dis 1 now them go gossip as usual... I pray freedom visit you soon and God will use u for good amen 🙏 am not celebrating is wrong part trust me👌 but I think he can learn more now and change to be a better person... ( he never do anything for me before I no chop him money ooo) God will touch and make you win souls for God... we have heard about some pastors from bad act to men of God''

First class graduate dies three days after her traditional wedding in ghastly auto crash

A first class graduate, Amarachi Sandra Olua has died three days after her introduction. Amarachi lost her life alongside 6 others on Hawan – Kibo – Jos road  when a truck with registration number BSA214XA ram into a commercial bus (Toyota Hiace) marked BSA453XJ. Many were wounded and 7 people lost their lives.

A Lecturer with the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State was among the dead too.

The truck belongs to Dangote Company, while the bus was from God’s Time, is the Best Transport company in Jos.

Ogun Gov.declares state of emergency in education

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has declared a state of emergency in the education sector.

Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.

The new governor went straight to inspect a guard of honour mounted by men of the Nigeria Police.

He later moved to inspect some ministries, including the Civil Service Commission, Finance Ministry, Ministry of Chieftaincy Affairs, Office of the Head of Service and Deputy Governor’s Office.

Police arrest six illegal money traders in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested six suspects for illegally trading in different denominations of new naira currency.

The suspects are; Auwal Yunusa ‘m’ 22 years old, Mohammed Auwal ‘m’ 20 years old, Yusuf Shuaibu ‘m’ 31 years old, Suleiman Saidu ‘m’ 38 years old, Usman Ibrahim ‘m’ 24 years old and Mohammed Salisu ‘m’ 24 years old.

They were arrested on Friday in Dei-Dei area of Abuja during a joint raid by the Central Bank of Nigeria Enforcement Committee on the Abuse of the Naira in collaboration with the FCT Police Command and Department of State Security Services.

The Police recovered from them N1,948,060 in 200, N50, N20, N10 and N5 denominations.

Ex-ICPC board, other bag 12-year jail term for bribery

A Kwara State High Court 9 has convicted Saad Alanamu, a former chairman of the Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, and Salman Sulaiman, the chief executive director of Namylas Nig. Ltd, for bribery.

The duo were arraigned by Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission on an 8-count charge for bribery.

Alanamu was nominated into the Board of ICPC in 2017 but was later dropped on an allegation of graft which the ICPC was investigating.

I’m scared of women, TeeBillz reveals

Tiwa Savage's ex-husband, Teebillz has disclosed he is back to the market, by simply saying, he is single and searching. Teeblizz also in the same comment section revealed he is scared of women. A lady had commented saying, she was here for him, but Mr Billz replied saying, he is scared of women now and thanked her for coming thru, lol.

See the conversations below…😲

More photos from Imade Adeleke’s hair care launch

Davido’s first daughter, Imade Adeleke, yesterday launched her Organic Children Hair Care Line known as  Aurora By Imade and her proud parents, Davido and Sophia Momodu were there to support her. See more photos from the event….

Tonto Dikeh exalts Davido And Sophia Momodu

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has praised Davido and his first baby mama, Sophia Momodu for being an amazing parents to their daughter Imade and also thinking of doing the same for her son.

Tonto shared the above photo and writing;
This is just amazing!
David's daughter Imade gets her own hair care line!!
#AmazingParenting #enterpreneurBossbaby (Sophie and David yall doing a fine work,baby girl is gonno grownup with A boss mindset.)
Thanks sophie, I'm so gonno do something for my Baby too..
cc @davidoofficial @delemomoduovation

GTB, Mastercard officials, seven others to testify at Naira Marley’s trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to present nine witnesses in its case against musician Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, The Punch can report.

According to court documents obtained by Punch correspondent, the witnesses would give evidence of their investigation, tender exhibits and reveal their findings to the court.

Three of the witnesses were said to have taken the defendant’s and witnesses’ statements.

The remaining are representatives of Mastercard, Visa Inc and Guaranty Trust Bank, who are expected to tender relevant card and account details of the defendant to the court.

The artiste was arrested on May 10 at 9 Gbangbala Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos, together with Omomniyi Temidayo (aka Zlatan Ibile) and three others for alleged advance fee fraud.

Cardi B gets completely n*ked to promote her new song

Cardi B posted a self-censored n-de photo of herself on Instagram on Thursday to promote her new song Press.

The 26-year-old rapper shared the racy snap after earlier responding to backlash about her decision to postpone some of her shows due to complications from her recent plastic surgery procedures.

The black-and-white snap showed Cardi making a nude perp walk with black bars covering her private parts.

The lower black bar had 'PRESS' written across it in white capital letters. Cardi shared a snippet of the song along with the photo for her roughly 45 million followers on Instagram.

You are not alone! Timi Dakolo says as he shares story of a woman who lost virginity to her pastor

After calling out an unknown pastor for sexually abusing female church members on social media yesterday, Timi Dakolo has shared heart wrenching message he got from a lady who lost her virginity to her pastor. According to him, all those that are in such mess are not alone and they deserve to be happy. His words;


TY Bello shares epic throwback photo

The Nigerian singer and photographer, TY Bello has shared her throwback photo of when she was at University of Lagos with her friends. This is so epic!

Makinde scraps NURTW, takes over motor parks

Following the spate of violence across Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in recent times, Governor Seyi Makinde has proscribed the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state.

The government who declared the activities of the Union illegal with immediate effect also announced the taking over of all parks and garages in the state.

A statement signed by the Governor and read by his Chief of Staff, Bisi Ilaka enjoined the people of the state to go about their lawful duties without fear of molestation, adding that combined security task force in every community of the state have been charged to take control and maintain peace and order.

Kylie Jenner surprises make-up artist with luxury mega-carat diamond ring for his birthday

Kylie Jenner pulled out all the stops for her make-up artist's birthday, moving him to tears with a diamond eternity ring gift.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, 21, threw a surprise party for her close friend Ariel Tejada who was celebrating his 24th birthday.

During his birthday dinner, Kylie surprised her friend with the glittering mega-carat diamond from XIV Karats that he had his eye on for months.

It's not known how much the ring is worth, but clearly moved by the special gift, Ariel burst into tears as he and Kylie hugged.

Mariah Carey enjoys rare outing with her twins in Paris

She kicked off the European leg of her Caution World Tour in Dublin's 3Arena venue earlier this month.

And Mariah Carey enjoyed a short break from her busy schedule as she enjoyed a rare outing with her twin children Moroccan and Monroe, eight, in Paris, France, on Thursday evening.

The Vision of Love hitmaker, 49, looked effortlessly chic as she slipped her famous curves into a flattering maxi dress, which featured gold knitted detailing throughout.

Maintaining her typically stylish display, the songstress boosted her frame in a pair of black chunky heels.

Lovely photos of Yemi Osinbajo and his family

Here are beautiful photos of vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo and his family taken after the Inauguration ceremony on May 29th. We love!