Saturday, August 31, 2019

Angela Okorie, Ubi Franklin, Alex Ekubo, Pretty Mike are all groomsmen at a wedding today (photos)

Angela Okorie, Ubi Franklin, Alex Ekubo, Ik Ogbonna, Yomi Casual and Pretty Mike were all groomsmen at a wedding ceremony today in Lagos. See more dope photos below…

Shekarau slams Wike over demolishing of Mosque

Former Governor of Kano state, Ibrahim Shekarau, has condemned in a strong terms Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike over demolishing of Rainbow Town Central Mosque located at the Trans-Amadi Area of Port Harcourt. Shekarau in a statement signed by his media aide, Sule Ya’u Sule, said Nigeria belongs to all, and no state in Nigeria could claim to be mono religious, lamenting that “it only takes a responsible leadership to carry everybody along.”

The former governor, who is now Senator representing Kano central, said Governor Wike’s action was a pointer to him being induced by other than rationale brain waves, as no leader in his right senses would contemplate stoking such embers of discord in a country so religiously, ethnically and regionally charged as Nigeria.

Police release 123 Jigawa men arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has released the 123 Northerners who were intercepted in a truck with 48 motorcycles by the State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses Task force.

The men were coming from Jigawa when they were rounded up by the Task Force amidst tension and anxiety in the state.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Ikhana, who spoke with a Dailytrust correspondent, said after profiling of the men, nothing incriminating was found on them.

He said the suspicion and subsequent interception of the truck arose from the manner they came in, in large number sardined in a truck, adding that most of them were living in Lagos and went homes for the Eid-l-kabir celebration.

The PPRO spoke just as the Chairman of the Task force, Mr. Yinka Egbeyemi, explained that the interception on Friday was a proactive step to protect the state against any external attack.

Police speak on shutting Bobrisky’s birthday venue

Bobrisky’s party slated for today at Pearls Gardens in Lekki Phase 1 was sealed by the Nigerian police, with guests having no choice but to leave as the celebrant himself took to his heels.

The sealing of the venue was met with mixed reactions with some web users asking what the cross dresser had done while others praised the Nigerian police, saying Bobrisky was fond of daring anyone. They condemned his act of calling out Runsewe, a Government official who had called him a national disgrace. While calling Runsewe out on Instagram, Bobrisky said, Runsewe was a small fry  because he rolls with his bosses in Government.

Anyway, the police has now explained why the venue of the party was sealed and why tomorrow’s boat ride party will also not hold.

Pretty Mike and Toyin Lawani go completely n.u.d.e

Toyin Lawani has been going n-de lately, using it to promote her new products and that of a herbal company she is an ambassador to. But in a new released AD for the same herbal company, Toyin and Lagos club owner, Pretty Mike are seen completely n-de to promote a bed game! Lol, No you won't see the full picture on my blog! LOL. Care to see more? see here.

Burna Boy's girlfriend, Stefflon Don and crew take up the stage in dirty dancing (photos)

Nigerians have reacted to photos of Burna Boy's girlfriend, Stefflon Don and crew caught on stage doing very raunchy dance moves. The British rapper was in Ibiza for a performance, but citizens of her boyfriend’s country -- Nigerians think she and her crew went too far.

27-year-old Stefflon Don rose to fame after her 2017 single "Hurtin' Me" featuring French Montana and currently dating Burna Boy. See their reactions below…

Bobrisky on the run as police seal the venue of his birthday bash in Lekki

Bobrisky is allegedly on the run as police this afternoon stormed the venue of his birthday party in Lekki and dispersed everyone. The story is still developing. But at the moment guests are seen leaving the venue of the party.

Scammers are impersonating our phone numbers and agents, FBI warns

The FBI is warning the public about a nationwide scam involving perpetrators impersonating its agents, according to information released by the agency.

In targeting unsuspecting victims, the fraudulent caller uses technology to "spoof" the phone number from an actual FBI field office, so victims believe the inbound call is coming from federal law enforcement.

The agency indicated scammers have mimicked telephone numbers belonging to FBI field offices in California, Montana, Colorado, Texas, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, and Kentucky.

SA female fighter Leighandre 'Baby Lee' Jegels shot dead by her police officer boyfriend

World karate, continental and SA boxing female champion Leighandre Jegels has been shot and killed on Friday, allegedly by her police officer boyfriend, whom she had a protection order against.

Jegels’ mother, who was also shot in the attack, was rushed to an East London hospital.

A 37-year-old police Tactical Response Team officer was later arrested about 15km from Peddie after the hired white Mercedes-Benz he had been driving was involved in an accident. One person was killed in the accident while four others were injured, the police confirmed Friday afternoon.

Damilola Adegbite celebrates son as he turns 5

Damilola Adegbite's son is 5 today. To celebrate him, she took to Instagram to express her excitement while also recounting how he was separated from her on two occasions. She wrote:

''MY BABY IS 5!!! It seems just like yesterday. At “chuck e cheese” with some friends. Feeling so restless and uncomfortable. Not knowing you were much closer than we expected. The unbearable pain birthing you. Those seconds we couldn’t hear your heart beat. The nurses tried to stay calm but I could tell they were worried. And then all of a sudden, the little thump thump of your heart filling the hospital room.

''Separated from you for days while you were in the ICU. Separated from you again during one of the most trying times of my life.... Truth is, maybe we didn’t get off on the greatest of starts. Motherhood is a journey. A learning process.

Talent, not nudity guarantees success in movie industry – Jenifer Eliogu

Actress and singer, Jenifer Eliogu, has advised young ones in the movie industry that the only way they can be relevant in the industry is to harness their talents.

Sharing her thoughts on actresses that often flaunt their bodies, the entertainer told Saturday Beats, “Exceptional talent, (not nudity) is what guarantees one’s relevance in this industry; we all come to that realisation over time.”

The actress also maintained that she has never entertained the thought of quitting movies for music. She stated, “Firstly, it has been a good year so far. I shot my third movie written and produced by me. I have also been on many other productions, with lovely scripts, wonderful crew and good fees. I cannot complain. And things keep getting better.

Six die, 24 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash

At least six persons lost their lives on Friday in a head-on collision between two commercial buses at the Ogere end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

About 24 persons, including two children, also sustained varying degrees of injury in the crash.

City Round learnt that the accident, involving a white Toyota bus with the number plate, ABC 932 XJ and a Mazda bus marked, FST 820 XD, was caused by excessive speeding and dangerous overtaking.

It was gathered that the Mazda bus travelling from Lagos left its lane while overtaking and collided with the Toyota bus travelling on the opposite direction of the expressway. The Toyota bus was reportedly coming from Abuja.

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s account hacked

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey’s account was hacked Friday, demonstrating the potential vulnerabilities of even the most high-profile social media accounts.

Starting Friday afternoon, Dorsey’s @jack account began unleashing a stream of more than a dozen tweets and retweets, including obscenities, shout-outs, threats and racial slurs. The tweets remained on the account, which has 4.2 million followers, for less than an hour before Twitter removed them.

“Intel is there’s a bomb at Twitter HQ,” read one of the tweets. “Shoutout to Ron and Kyle,” another said. Many of the tweets were tagged with #ChucklingHella.

Indian state of Assam strips millions of citizenship

Almost two million people in the Indian state of Assam, in the north east, were left facing statelessness on Saturday after the state published a citizenship list aimed at weeding out “foreign infiltrators”.

A total of 31.1 million people were included in a National Register of Citizens (NRC), but 1.9 million were deemed ineligible, according to the Assam government. A large chunk of those excluded were expected to be Muslims.

Assam has long seen large influxes from elsewhere, including under British colonial rule and around Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence when millions fled into India.

Bobriksy poses as a Queen as he turns 28

Cross dresser Bobrisky is 28 today and to celebrate his day, he posed as a queen wearing ‘her crown’. Happy birthday!

EFCC arrest 19 staff of a fake investment company that has defrauded people N2bn (photos)

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Port Harcourt Zonal Office, have arrested 19 staff of a fake investment company floating an alleged Ponzi Scheme that has defrauded members of the public to the tune of N2 billion.

The company, Bluekey Investment Club, operating from Sonia Mall, 42 Woji Road, YKC Junction, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a Software Development and General Contracting Firm, but allegedly veered into an interest-yielding Ponzi Scheme with 10 per cent weekly returns on investment over six months. The scheme also promised total returns of invested capital after six (6) Months.

Mikel Obi’s partner reacts to their breakup news

Mikel Obi’s partner has reacted to news that they are no longer together after the footballer moved to Turkey to continue his career. News had gone round saying, Olga Diyachenko told the footballer she and their twin girls won’t be moving with him to the country because they do not like the place. Olga has now reacted to the breakup news, saying indeed a lot of people live on hate.

NYSC hands over 50 fake graduates to police

The National Youth Service Corps has disclosed that it has nabbed 50 unqualified graduates who attempted to register in the Batch B Stream II exercise with fake certificates at the orientation camps across the country.

The NYSC confirmed on Friday that the fake graduates, from various tertiary institutions, had been handed over to the police for prosecution.

The NYSC said the verification of the credentials of all corps members was on in the 37 orientation camps across the country, warning that unqualified graduates would not just be fished out but duly prosecuted.

Mother of four dies after abortion in Ebonyi

A 29-year-old mother of four children, Mrs Chinasa Odah, a native of Inikiri Effum community, in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has died after she allegedly took drugs for abortion.

She was said to have bled to death at Sudan Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

It was gathered that the woman had been sneaking out to have an affair with her 25-years-old boy-friend, identified as Monday Mgbada, who allegedly impregnated her and administered the abortion pills on her.

Davido jets to Abidjan for DJ Arafat’s burial (video)

Davido yesterday performed at late DJ Arafat’s burial at a stadium in Abidjan, the capital of Cotedivoire. Dj Arafat had died weeks ago after his motorbike collided with a car which was driven by a female journalist. The death of the young entertainer shocked Africa. A video of his performance below...

S.e.x toys are must have for women- Amara Maduka

Fast rising actress and ofcus very curvy, Amara Maduka has revealed what she uses in helping her curves when a man is not around. Stating it’s a must have for women and not necessarily a replacement for men, Amara says the adult toys are usually meant for EMERGENCY situations and again, in a situation where a woman decides she does not want to be in a relationship.

Speaking to Saturday Beats and explaining her points, the actress said;

“The controversy surrounding intimacy gadgets is really unnecessary to me. Men act like the toys are going to replace them but I don’t think it would. Eventually, a woman will need the warmth of a man and the toys won’t provide that. Toys are basically for emergency situations. When the human isn’t available and a girl has to help herself, an intimacy gadget comes in handy.

Indigenes hail Fayose as he storms Ekiti House of Assembly for questioning (photos)

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose stormed the Ekiti State House of Assembly yesterday stormed Ekiti House of Assembly and expressed his readiness to answer any question bordering on his tenure as governor of the State.

The House of Assembly had at its sitting, summoned the former governor over what it called misappropriation of local government funds.

Fayose, who stormed the House of Assembly at about 1:15pm, went straight to the office of the Speaker, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, with the speaker inviting other principal officers of the House, including the Deputy Speaker, Mojeed Jamiu.

This is serious! Ondo women bare their chests as they demand Sowore’s release (photos)

Ondo women yesterday bared their chests as they moved on the streets to demand the release of Omoyele Sowore release.

The women are between the ages of 50 - 90 years old. They expressed their dissatisfaction saying they heard on radio that the application challenging his detention was rejected by the court of law. They however carried placards saying their son – Sowore is not a criminal and demand he is released now.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Teenager jailed 3 months for stealing fowl

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna has sentenced a teenager, Yakubu Dahiru, to three months in prison for stealing a fowl.

Sentencing the teenager, the Magistrate, Binta Rijau, however said she would be lenient on the accused person as he was remorseful.

Rijau ordered him to pay a fine of N3000 or serve three months in prison in the event of a default

Dahiru had been charged with joint act, house breaking and theft, to which he pleaded guilty and begged for leniency.

Aregbesola directs NIS to issue passport within 48hrs

Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has directed officials of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS ) to exploit every capacity within the service to ensure issuance of international passports to genuine and qualified applicants within 48 hours.

The Minister said with deployment of state- of- the- art technology, the 48 hours timeline for acquiring an international passport was achievable if officials of the NIS eliminates human contacts and deal with racketeering, which has built an “unusual economy “, around the passport issuance process.

He said the directive has become imperative because of the pains and agonizing experience many Nigerians are subjected to in their bid to procure the important travel document.

5 persons killed, houses burnt in fresh Kaduna attack

Five persons have been reported killed and several houses torched in Kaduna, breaking the relative peace that the region has enjoyed for several months.

The incidence, which was confirmed by the Kaduna State police command, took place at Kiri village in Attakar Chiefdom of Kaura local government of Kaduna State.

It was reported that the gunmen invaded the village at about 4 pm on Thursday and started shooting indiscriminately, killing five persons before setting ablaze, several houses including a police post.

Investigation has now been launched to unravel the identity of the attackers and bring them to book.

Explosion erupts on NPDC crude trunk line in Delta

Explosion has erupted on Abura crude trunk line in Otu Jeremi, Ughelli south local government area at about 2pm on Friday.

The line is operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC with its joint partner ND Western is in OML 34.

There's no official comment on the likely cause of the eruption on the oil facility from the operators yet. Meantime, community sources said it would not be unconnected with activities of oil thieves.

Illegal bunkering activities has been a major source of concern in the area with military operations coordinated by Sector One Operation Delta Safe, destroying several illegal oil refining equipment used by the oil thieves about three months ago.

S.e.x: Ex-British soldier kills Nigerian woman in Dubai

A married former British  soldier, David Reed has been arrested in Dubai on suspicion of stabbing to dearh an unidentified  Nigerian woman

Reed, 46, has been held in jail for almost a month without charge after the woman suffered a fatal wound in a violent struggle, Mail Online reported.

The former army medic, from Bristol, has admitted he booked a massage with the Nigerian, who police described as an  escort worker, euphemism for a  prostitute.

The father-of-four has claimed that three men burst into the room where he was having the massage and attacked him.

Kano Govt. declares Monday work free day to celebrate new Islamic new year

Kano State Government has declared Monday, Sept. 2 as work-free, to mark the new Islamic year 1441 After Hijra (AH).

This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Information, Sani Abba Yola, on Friday in Kano.

The statement said Sunday, Sept. 1, was equivalent to the first day of Muharram 1441 AH.

In the statement, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje urged public officers and civil servants in the state to use the occasion to pray for peace, stability and progress of the state and the country.

It also said the governor wished all Muslims in the state, happy Islamic New Year and enjoined them to continue living with one another peacefully in accordance with the teachings of Islam.

Politician, two others arrested over decomposing corpse of lady found under hotel bed in Delta

Three suspects are in police net in Delta over the decomposing corpse of a lady found under the bed of a hotel at Sapele, Delta State.

The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Onome Onovwakpoyeya, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), confirmed the arrest to journalists.

PPRO Onovwakpoyeya did not disclose the identity of the suspects, but a top security officer told a local online media, that a popular politician in the state has been arrested in connection with the crime.

Ubi Franklin denies not been there for his daughter as her mom suggests she is also the dad

Ubi Franklin has denied not being there for his daughter, Zeneta who turned 4 today. The music executive had earlier wished her a happy birthday with a lengthy post on his instagram, but soon after her mom penned her own birthday message to her and the news changed. In her birthday message, Jennifer had suggested she plays the role of mom and dad in Zenata's life, which ofcus made the news.

Ubi has now reacted saying they got her wrong and she meant no harm. According to Ubi, Jennifer was simply explaining she plays the role of a mother and father because he doesn’t live in the US, but he still plays his fatherly roles in other ways.

Peter Okoye fixes his teeth and undergoes teeth whitening (photos)

Peter Okoye has just fixed his teeth and at the same time underwent a teeth whitening process too. The singer revealed the outcome on instagram, saying it has giving him more confidence which he lacked before. He admitted not feeling 100% comfortable showing his teeth in public but can do that now 150%, lol. More photos below...

I have the biggest record label in Africa - Davido

He made the declaration on his insta-story.

US new visa fees to remain for now...

The new US visa fee for Nigerians will remain for now, it has been learnt.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, had announced reduced visa fees for Americans apparently for reciprocity from the US authorities.

But the US embassy in Abuja said it was still awaiting official communication from its Nigerian counterpart before consideration of the next move. So for now, it remains.

Arab men are sliding into Olamide's DM over a$$ shaking videos on his page

Olamide has been promoting his new song on instagram with many ladies getting involved in the $5000 dance challenge. Due to that, he started getting new followers, some of them are Arab men.

The singer was then forced to record a video of himself telling his new foreign followers he is actually a musician promoting his new song and warned them to stop sending him romantic messages, lol. watch the video below….

Saka weeps as mother is buried (photos)

Nollywood actor and comedian, Afeez Ayetoro aka Saka just lost his mom. She has since been buried according to Islamic rites. At her grave side, the actor couldn't hold back tears as he weeps. She is believed to have passed on yesterday at the age of 92.

EFCC arrests most wanted internet fraudster by FBI

The Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu says one the most wanted suspect by the Federal Bureau of investigation, FBI, Oyediran Joseph, has been arrested in Ilorin, Kwara State for his roles in internet fraud.

Magu disclosed this on Friday in Ilorin at a press conference to explain the EFCC/FBI Collaboration in the fight against internet fraud and cyber crime .

The EFCC Chairman who was represented by Ilorin Zonal Head of the Commission, Mr Isyaku Sharu said the anti-graft body has been supportive to the activities of FBI and every other foreign counterpart whose responsibility is similar or analogous to the Commission.

“Three weeks ago, the US authority had written to us for assistance in tracking and possible arrest and prosecution of two most wanted FBI suspects in Nigeria. Investigation conducted by the EFCC revealed that Joseph had benefited about N60 million from the loot via western union transfers,” he said.

Threat of arrest on Okorocha... former governor speaks, calls it insensitive

Rochas Okorocha, immediate past Governor of Imo State on Friday dared the incumbent Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, saying he cannot order his arrest, as it is an open invitation to anarchy in the state.

The former governor issued a statement on through his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, saying the plan to arrest him, is an”open invitation to anarchy or fracas in the state.”

According to the statement, “The arrest order is an open invitation to anarchy or fracas in the State because Imo people will always come out to defend Okorocha. It also shows insensitivity on the side of the government in the State because such arrest order was uncalled for and Onyeaguocha has no right to issue an order of that nature.

Regina Daniels shares workout photos from the gym

Wife of billionaire Ned Nwoko and Nollywood actress Regina Daniels shared the photos on her Instagram page this morning.

Police patrol vehicle spotted transporting grass

A police patrol vehicle has been photographed on the road transporting a large amount of grass. While reacting to the photo online, many Nigerian web users expressed their dissatisfaction about the act, saying it is uncalled for,