Saturday, October 26, 2019

Two accidents on Sagamu-Benin expressway claim nine lives, injure twelve

No fewer than nine persons were confirmed dead on Saturday while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a separate accidents around Ijebu Ife axis on Sagamu – Ijebu -Ode – Benin  expressway.

Mr Clement Oladele,  Sector Commander,  Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta.

Oladele explained that the first crash occurred at 5:40a.m, when the weather was still dark, while the second crash occurred at about  8:20a.m on the same corridor at Ijebu-Ife in Ogun.

The FRSC boss noted that seven people were involved in the first crash  comprising six male adults and one female adult.

Fast rising singer, Victor AD loses dad

Fast rising singer, Victor AD has lost his dad. He announced his passing away this evening saying he is grateful for the legacy he left behind.

“😭😭 Dad you left without saying goodbye. Mum told me the last word you said was JESUS! 😭 you’re the best Father in the world , you did everything proper to give us a better life. I won’t trade that for anything in this world. Most of my songs were inspired by you. I love you Dad! ❤️ may your soul Rest In Peace.🙏 heaven’s got a place for you ❤️🙏💯”, he wrote.

Photos and video from former First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s 54th birthday

A former First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan yesterday, October 25th turned 54 and she held a little party. She was seen with many birthday cakes with friends and well wishers cutting her special cakes with her.

A video later emerged online, showing mama at a place that looks like a club digging it. More photos and the video all right after the cut! Happy birthday mama!

You won't believe the giant python killed in Ejigbo today (see photos)

A Twitter user has shocked online users when he shared photos of a python killed in Ejigbo today. Many wondered how the reptile got to town considering how huge it is.

This is almost unbelievable! Two more photos below...

Ben Bruce's mom turns 93 (birthday photos)

Ben Bruce's mom is 93 today and to celebrate her special age, the politician and business man alongside his siblings were all at her home to celebrate her new age. Sharing photos of his mom who looks obviously very healthy and beautiful at 93, he wrote;

''My mum is 93 years old today and we, her kids, are all here to celebrate with her. Please join me in wishing her a very happy birthday.''

Man caught with fake dollars in Lekki (photos)

Police have reported a case of a man caught with fake dollars in Lekki.

According to RRS, they acted on a tip off. Interceded his car, searched him and lo and behold fake dollars where found on him. More investigation from people also said it was his usual practice. He has been transferred to Maroko Division for further investigation.

Remains of Pius Adesanmi for burial in Canada

The remains of Professor Pius Adesanmi would be buried on Saturday (today) in Ontario, Canada.

The family of the late professor announced his burial on Friday.

Adesanmi was one of the passengers on the Ethiopian Airline flight which crashed on its way to Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

He would be buried at 12:00 p.m. at Capital Funeral Home & Cemetry 3700, Prince Wales Drive, Ottawa , Ontario, K2C 3H1, Canada.

Uche Jombo shows off her body in one-piece swimwear

She did it in August, and the actress known to always cover up has once shared another bikini photo. You like? Hot bod tho!

Niger government bans movement of tankers, trailers, heavy motor vehicles during the day, backs it up with 'harsh' terms

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has signed an Executive Order restricting the movement of articulated vehicles across the state.

Briefing newsmen in Minna on Saturday, the Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Adamu Mohammed, explained that the order known as ‘Trailers, Tankers and other Heavy motor vehicles Order no.2, 2019’, has since come into effect.

Mohammed said that the new order has repealed the old one and regulates the movement of heavy-duty vehicles and trucks to the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. daily.

Uti Nwachukwu's new look (photos)

Uti just got his hair done and he is wondering if he should send bae a picture. He thinks he looks good, should he?

Corps member didn’t beat Kano boy to death - NYSC

The management of the National Youth Service Corps in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State on Saturday reacted to the death of a primary three pupil of Old Mosque Islamiya, identified as Hassan Suleiman.

NYSC said that while it regrets the death of the eight-year-old boy, the reported account of how the death occurred was untrue.

NYSC said, “The attention of the NYSC, Kano State management has been drawn to the death of Hassan Suleiman, which compelled the management to put the records straight.

Why y'all insult Bobrisky, he is about to be honoured as the Social Media Entrepreneur of the year

Bobrisky is about to be honoured as the Social Media Entrepreneur of the year. This honour will be bestowed upon him by the Nigerian designers award fashion show (NDAFS). While retweeting the news to his followers, papi congratulated himself and wrote;

''Congratulations @bobrisky222 as Nigerian designers award fashion show ndafs is set to honour as Social Media Entrepreneur of the year.#repost thanks guys''

We just hope they will let the award ceremony hold! Congrats Bob!

DJ Cuppy dresses like an Afrobeat dancer (photos)

This is so cute! The excited DJ who was contacted to render her services at the Afrikan shrine in honour of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti is so excited that she says she can even RETIRE now, lol.

Ofcourse, that's huge. Sharing the photo with Femi Kuti above, the DJ wrote;

''Okay I can retire now! 😱 Got to DJ at the Shrine in honour of Fela Kuti ✊🏾🎷

Who is also feeling her outfit? #tempted...

Bianca Ojukwu relives moment she was voted Africa’s Most Outstanding Ambassador (photos)

Bianca Ojukwu, a former beauty queen and Nigeria’s former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain  has taken to Facebook to share memories of the day she was named the Most Outstanding Ambassador. Sharing photos from the event, she wrote;

Footballer Kelechi Iheanacho's personal assistant dies in owerri auto crash (photos)

The personal assistant to Nigerian-born Leicester City player, Kelechi Iheanacho is dead. David Nwachukwu died today, Saturday, October 26th in a ghastly motor accident.

Nwachukwu was in a pathfinder jeep when the deadly accident occurred.

An eyewitness said the incident happened beside Alvana modern secondary school, located along Owerri-Onitsha Expressway. He was riding alone and was said to be on high speed when the crash occurred.

He ram into a stationary articulated vehicle and died on the spot, the witness said.

His remains has been deposited in a morgue,

World's most expensive bottle of whisky sells for £1.5m

The "Holy Grail" of whiskies smashed the record for the most expensive bottle ever sold, going for nearly £1.5 million at a London auction.

The Macallan 1926 60-year-old single malt from cask number 263 had been expected to sell for up to £450,000, but went under the hammer for £1.45 million ($1.9 million, 1.7 million euros) late Thursday, beating the £1.2 million fetched last year by another bottle from the same cask.

Distilled over 90 years ago and aged in European Oak for 60 years, the bottle was one of only 40 that Macallan, based in Moray, northern Scotland, has confirmed were bottled from Cask 263 in 1986.

Regina Daniels flaunts her nipples in new photos

Too hot....

Davido signs new artist Lil Frosh to DMW

Davido, has added a new member, Lil Frosh to his DMW record. Davido made the announcement on his social media handles.

On Twitter he said: "WELCOME LIL FROSH TO DMW/AMW/30BG !!!!! LETS GO!!! It’s been 7 years since I last dropped a complete body of work. A LONG TIME. Since my first album you’ve been with me and watched me develop, grow. Progress, regress, and progress again. A TURBULENT TIME. Since then I’ve lost too many loved ones. HARD TIMES. But I have also gained 3 beautiful littles ones.

A BLESSED TIME. To crown it, I found the love of my life. A BLISSFUL TIME. I’m grateful for all of this.

Yas! Abducted Federal High Court judge FREED

The abducted Federal High Court judge, Justice Abdul Dogo has been freed. According to reports, he was freed Friday night alongside his driver who was abducted with him.

Recall the judge was abducted at Ibilo town, Edo State on Tuesday.

Justice Abdul Dogo is a judge at the Federal High Court, Akure, Ondo state.

Yet another beautiful news. Saturday looking yummy already, lol.

Breaking! Kidnapped Kaduna schoolgirls and their teachers are freed

Six female pupils and two staff of the Engravers College, Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State who were kidnapped form their school have been released by their abductors.

This is coming 23 days after their abduction. It is learnt they were released after an alleged ransom payment.

I’d rather pray for wisdom than a husband, actress Efia Odo replies a nosy fan

 While some people have made it their habit to always poke their nose into peoples affairs, Efia Odo has proven herself to have the time to address such people.

Efia Odo has often been at the receiving end of cyber bullies and in some few instances, she stands up to them and return fire in equal proportion.

The bubbly TV personality recently shared a video of some fans who were imitating a dance routine she did with Shatta Wale at his studio.

However, one follower who thought it was the right time to advice Efia Odo to look for a husband instead of sitting on social media and engaging in trivialities got “served” by Efia in a grand style.

I earned two degrees while in prison -ex-inmate

A former inmate of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Enugu State, Mr Adenyi Theophilus, has said he earned a graduate and postgraduate degrees while in prison.

Adenyi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Friday that he was sent to prison on awaiting trial in 2010 over a communal case he was not involved in but lumped in with others on trumped-up charge.

According to him, in March 2011, the then Controller of Prisons, Mustapha Attah, informed the inmates of the approval to establish a study centre of the National Open University of Nigeria in the prison.

“We were surprised because we didn’t believe that there can be a university inside the prison. The CP encouraged those with O ’level results to enroll and that prisons would pay 50 per cent of the tuition fees.

Stunning new photos of Cee-C

The reality star shared the stunning photos on her instagram page. One more photo below...

Akon features Kizz Daniel, Olamide in new album

Akon has finally released his highly anticipated album “Akonda”, which is a follow-up to his previous work, “El Negreeto”.

On the new album, the singer featured Nigerian superstars, such as Kizz Daniel and Olamide.

On the track titled “Take Your Place”, he featured Kizz Daniel while Olamide also made a guest appearance.

The new album consists of 10 tracks.

Blogger apologises to Toyin Abraham, says I tarnished your image because I was desperate for traffic

A blogger, Tosin Silverdam has taking to twitter to apologise to Toyin Abraham saying he is sorry for tarnishing her image in the past. According to him, he was the one who broke the news of her infidelity and now regrets his action. He also revealed the person that gave him the info is also an actress like her, and her career is now in shambles

In his first tweet he said;

''They say he whom God has blessed, no man can cause. I am a big fan of actress Toyin Abraham but I’m so ashamed to even say it. I was one of those that wrote terrible stories about her. I used to be a blogger, I was desperate for the clicks and views. I was the one that broke the news about her infidelity, how she maltreated her ex husband, how she does cocaine and also being a lesbian. I broke the news of her bad behaviors while on set of Iyabo Ojo’s movie in Ghana.''

Court orders footballer Asamoah Gyan to pay estranged wife $37k maintenance fee

The Divorce and Matrimonial Division of the Accra High Court presided over by Her Ladyship Mrs Justice Hafisata Amaleboba, has ordered Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan to pay his estranged wife Gifty Gyan an amount of GH¢204,392.22 as maintenance fee.

The figure covers a period of 15 months – from July 2018 to September 2019 – as maintenance for the three children among other things.

The court, while ruling on an application for maintenance pending suit, made specific orders with specific figures covering water, electricity, calls and others.

Jeff Bezos loses world's richest man title to Bill Gates

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has lost the title as the world's richest man, paving the way for tenacious Bill Gates to grab the top spot after Amazon's lacklustre Q3 results resulted in Bezos losing nearly $7 billion in stock value.

Amazon shares fell 7 per cent in after-hours trading on Thursday, leaving Bezos down to $103.9 billion. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is currently worth $105.7 billion.

Bezos ended Gates' 24-year run as the richest man in 2018 and became the first man on earth with a net worth of $160 billion.

Chioma shares photo of her bare bump at 5-months of pregnancy

Davido's fiancee, Chioma has shared a photo of her bare bump at 5 months of pregnancy. While sharing the photo, she also revealed she couldn't eat anything during her first and second trimester.

The proud mother of one captioned the photo;

''I really couldn’t eat nothing through my first & second trimester. #skinnypreggo #5months.''

Corps member allegedly beats boy to death

A boy whose name and age have yet to be established has been reportedly beaten to death by a serving National Youth Service Corps member in the Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State.

It was learnt that incident happened on Thursday evening when the boy rushed into the corps members’ lodge in the area to collect fruits from a resident sharing fruits to children.

While rushing to have his share of the free fruits, the boy, was said to have stumbled on a corps member, who was provoked by the collision. He reportedly smacked the boy who died in the process.

The Public Relations Officer of Bebeji Transformation for Change, Shehu Suleiman, who narrated the incident to Punch correspondent, said police had been deployed in the scene to forestall a possible breakdown of law and order.

Braless Tiwa Savage steps out in Denim outfit

Tiwa Savage shared photos of her rocking a denim outfit which sees her braless,  She shared the ohotos with the caption;

''My signature now an autograph'' #Mummyjamjam!

Five die of Lassa fever in Benue

Five people were confirmed dead on Friday by the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) following a Lassa fever outbreak in Benue State.

It was learnt that 21 suspected cases of Lassa fever was received from the state out of which eight cases were confirmed while five infected persons died.

“Since the beginning of the year, there have been 21 suspected cases of Lassa fever in Benue State.

Eight cases were confirmed after laboratory tests and five deaths have so far been recorded,” Programs Officer, Risk Communications Desk of NCDC, Hanatu Bello said at a news conference in Makurdi.

Gun-battle in Ogun State as four kidnappers are captured and their victim is rescued (photo)

Operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, Lagos Island, Lagos have made a major breakthrough in the fight against kidnapping and other vices as they rescued an Ogun State based businessman, Alhaji Rilwan Olaleye Alesh, a.k.a AK Alesh from kidnappers’ den and arrested four suspects.

The businessman was rescued after about an hour gun-battle inside the Abule Kanji forest in Eko-Efonalaye area of Ogun State, with the suspects.

The feat, according to the police, was made possible by the new Commissioner of Police, FSARS, CP Fimihan Adeoye following the directives of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.

Teacher lands in police net for raping JSS 1 student

Benue Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a school teacher, Mr Terseer Maikyo for allegedly raping a JSS 1 student in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

This was contained in a press statement on Friday signed by the Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sewuese Anene and made available to newsmen in Makurdi.

The statement stated that Maikyo was arrested on Oct. 8, and would soon be charged to court.

It further stated that another man, Nelson Omanka from Obi Local Government, who was also arrested on Oct. 9, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl, had been charged to court.

The police also added that two people had been apprehended by detectives on Oct. 7, in connection with the murder of one Fidelis, a student of University of Science and Technology Calabar, Cross-River State.

Pictured! Evil rapist bags life imprisonment, threatens to attack survivor

A man described as an “evil rapist” has been handed life imprisonment after he was convicted of attacking two women.

At his conviction, he threatened to murder one of the survivors of his violent acts.

Fifty-five-year-old Andrew Delsol was described by a judge as “vicious and self-obsessed,” and had been found guilty of 11 counts of physical and sexual violence against two women between 1985 and 2001.

According to Yahoo News, during the trial at Bradford Crown Court, the first woman told how she was beaten and raped by Delsol in Bradford when she was a teenager.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Mad Melon to be buried tomorrow (see obituary)

The obituary of one of Danfo Drivers, Mad Melon who passed on at Tolu Medical Centre Hospital in Ajegunle, on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 is out.

The late singer who was  42, will be laid to rest tomorrow, October, 26th. His wake keep held today

Mad Melon is survived by wife and two children. May his soul rest in peace.