Thursday, December 31, 2020

Only 2% of Nigerians have more than N500k in their bank account – Economist claims via statistics

Nonso Nnamani, an Economist in a post has revealed only An Economist has revealed only  2% of Nigerians have more than N500,000 in their bank account.

He quoted a statistics from the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), which stated that only 2 percent of citizens have more than $1,080 in their accounts.

Nonso then went on to mock Nigerians who are fast to scream ''do you know who I am'' at the slightest provocation. He wrote;

 ”According to NDIC, only 2% of Nigerians have more than N500,000 ($1,080) in their bank account.

2% All these ”do you know who I am” people shout at each other. Only 2%”

Lockdown loading: Check out the crowd at Dubai International airport today, 31st of December [video]

Lockdown is indeed loading... lo din din din loading in Dubai.

A video shared online today, 31st of December shows a very crowded Dubai International airport.

Our own is that, every Nigerian in Dubai at the moment must be tested 10x before the are allowed into the country to join us. Shey you guys think '' you are the king of enjoyment abi and covid no dey scare you, so tey you comot'' 🤣, all of you should just stay there o 🤣🤣.

Lo din din loading 🤣🤣🤣. Watch the video below...

Biden names Nigerian-American, Okolo as Covid-19 advisor

President-Elect of the United States, Joe Biden, has named a Nigerian-American, Osaremen Okolo as his Covid-19 policy advisor.

Okolo was among 100 names announced as additional members of the White House staff by the Biden transition team on Wednesday.

Biden is expected to be sworn-in on January 20.

Okolo, born to Nigerian parents, currently serves as a Senior Health Policy Advisor at the US House of Representatives.

''Legend, you always inspire greatness'' – Cobhams hails Davido, he responds

Award-winning music producer and song writer, Cobhams Asuquo has hailed Davido.

Cobhams had done a cover of Davido's Holy Ground featuring Nicki Minaj and shared the video online. 

Davido commented saying ''Amazing ba mi'' and ended it with a love emoji. 

Cobhams then responded and told the younger singer he is a legend and inspires greatness.

The tweets all below...

FACES of promoters of aborted Kaduna S.e.x Party

Here are faces of the organizers of the proposed Kaduna s.e.x party which was meat to hold on December, 27th.

The organizers had gone online to advertise the party which alerted the state Government. In-turn the police started their investigation and arrested them.

Today the proposed venue of the party was demolished.

Though many citizens of the state have hailed their Governor for such a step, but in General other Nigerians think it is a step too far.

One more photo below...

President Buhari to address the Nation, tomorrow January 1st

President Muhammadu Buhari will make a New Year broadcast to the nation, the Presidency said on Thursday.

The information was relayed via a statement by spokesman Garba Shehu.

According to Shehu, the broadcast will commence at 7 am.

“Television, radio, and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to join the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively, for the broadcast,” the statement said.

We await his speech!

2021: PDP urges Nigerians to renew their faith in God

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to renew their faith in the country, in spite of the problems faced in 2020, including security and economic challenges.

The PDP said this in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan on Thursday in Abuja.

Ologbondiyan commended Nigerians for their resilience and an unshaken resolve to stand by one another in the face of the challenges.

He expressed sadness over cases of  attacks from bandits, terrorists, kidnappers and vandals in 2020.

“Notwithstanding the experiences of 2020, as citizens march into the new year, there should be a change of narrative for the nation in 2021,” he said.

Tboss MOCKS those who intend to cut people off in 2021

TBoss says before anyone makes that post, the person should ask him or herself if anyone would miss his/her presence.

She further went to say, may be the cutting off is even an answered prayer that should make one go on her kneel and offer thanks.

The mother of one disclosed this via her insta-story. Her post below...

Dele Momodu, others KICK as proposed venue of Kaduna s.e.x party is demolished

Chief Dele Momodu and Nigerians in their numbers have taking to social media to condemn the demolition of the hotel proposed for Kaduna s.e.x party. 

The demolition was carried out by officials of the Kaduna State Urban Planing Development Agency (KASUPDA).

The party which was scheduled to hold on the 27th of December but never held, as the organizers were rounded up by the police.

And today, the building -- an hotel was demolished. Dele Momodu and other Nigerians have now condemned the destruction saying a temporary closure of the place would have been better.

Reactions below...

Wawu! Kaduna demolishes building meant to host s.e.x party

The building where the maiden edition of Kaduna s.e.x party was to hold during the Yuletide, has been demolished by officials of the Kaduna State Urban Planing Development Agency (KASUPDA).

Speaking on the development, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the agency, Nuhu Garba said that the building located at Sabon Tasha on the outskirts of Kaduna metropolis was demolished on Thursday based on the laws guiding the agency.

“For instance, if a residential building is turned into something other than the purpose it was meant, the law gives us the power to demolish such property especially if it’s against the public interest.”

“We were in Narayi too to carry out a similar assignment. We are currently demolishing another building that promotes illicit acts.”

It could be recalled those who had planned to host the s.e.x party about 2 days ago, were rounded up by the authorities and subsequently arrested by the police.

Temi Otedola wins Best Actress at Ghana Movie Awards

Upcoming Nollywood actress, and billionaire daughter, Temi Otedola, has won the award for Best Actress (African Collaboration) at the Ghana Movie Awards.

She won the award for her role in the movie ‘Citation’.

Temi announced this on twitter saying she just heard she won the award.

Citation is Temi's first attempt as an actress and her father is one of the many people that has applauded her effort at her grand entrance into Nollywood.

Poverty and heartbreak only make women ugly - Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has openly written men to explain why some women are ugly. Reno who is happily married wants men to know that not all ugly women chose to be so, but life brought the ugliness on them.

He says the major cause of ugliness is poverty and then, heartbreak.

He says some women turned ugly due to heartbreaks from men and begged his fellow men -- single ones tho-- to give ugly women a chance, and they will be shocked at how beautiful they will turn out.

He likened the women like green oranges with sweet juice. His words after the cut...

E-Money continues to shower praises on his wife as the year comes to an end [photos/video]

Big man what? Not when it come sto your woman please. Well not all big men know these, but this is a good example sha. More of posts like these men biko.... Let the younger ones learn, lol EYES

So It's the end of the year and E Money has decided to praise his wife of many years.

Taking to his Instagram page yesterday he shared a photo of himself and wife, asking her to LOOT him, because he is her PALLIATIVE.

And today, he also praised her sharing a video of both of them, where he bent to help her with her shoes. Sharing the video, he wrote ''My wife, My everything. ❤''

The posts below...

Nigerian troops kill 2,403 criminals in 10 months, rescue 864 Kidnapped victims

Nigeria’s Defence headquarters on Thursday gave a comprehensive update on achievements of troops participating in the various ongoing military operations established to tackle various incidents of criminality across the country in the past 10 months.

Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, gave the update of the various operations from March 18 and Dec. 30, in a statement in Abuja.

According to him, the troops neutralised 2,403 suspected criminal elements in various operations across the country in addition to scores of other terrorists and armed bandits killed during air strikes in the past ten months.

He also said that during the period under review, troops rescued 864 kidnapped victims across the country.

''I have the sweetest boyfriend ever'' - Vee says as she gushes over boyfriend, Neo

Ex-BBNaija housemate Vee says she has the sweetest boyfriend ever.

Vee declared it as she received a portrait from Neo as a gift for this season.

Vee had taken to twitter to declare her fellow ex-housemate is the sweetest.

She also took to her insta-story to share a photo of the portrait and asked Neo to get his fine ass to her house now.

“Get your fine ass to my place now”, she said in her insta-story.

The evil you have done is enough! Man waves Nigeria bye as he lands in Canada [photos]

A Nigerian man, Muyiwa who goes by the name @MrFrancisWhyte on Twitter has waved Nigeria bye as he lands in Canada.

Muyiwa shared photos of himself, with another photo saying bye to Nigeria, and that the evil the country has done to him is enough.

Sharing three photos fo him smiling after landing in Canada, Muyiwa wrote;

''Goodbye Nigeria, the evil you have done is enough''

US election will be declared as fraud and Trump will be sworn in instead of Biden -- FFK beats his chest again

A former Nigerian Minister who had said President Trump would be swron in as US President for a second time, says he is still on the matter and in actual fact it will happen.

FFK described how that would come to pass, despite the US planning to swear in Joe Biden in 2021.

FFK say that will never happen.

Explain how it will turn around on Biden, Fani in three separate tweets puts it this way.

All the tweets below...

Woman speaks In tongues as her son returns from the US after 13 years [video]

A mother in excitement spoke in tongues after seeing her son who had spent 13 years in the US.

Her son had returned home without informing her. Immediately he stepped into the compound and his mother saw him, she immediately started speaking in tongues.

See the video below...

Fans surprise Nengi, spoils her with gifts a day to turning 23

Ex-BBN housemate, Nengi is in a happy mood. Reason? Her fans today stormed her apartment to surprise her with gifts as she will turn 23 tomorrow.

An excited Nengi shared photos of her fans who stormed her apartment with a saxophonist to warm her up for her big day. 

They also sprayed her cash as she danced to the turn of the saxophonist.

More photos below...

It's official! Runtown confirms relationship with South Sudanese model, Adut Akech Bior

Nahhh... Runtown is lucky! Well need we say, Adut Akech Bior is lucky too. Yes o, Runtown is our star o.. but mehn, Adut is a big catch, forget.

Runtown appears to have confirmed that he is in a relationship with Adut Akech Bior, a popular South Sudanese-Australian model.

He spoke of the nationality of his girlfriend via his Twitter handle on Wednesday night while answering a question from a fan.

The fan had asked where his girlfriend comes from and he simply replied -- SOUTH SUDAN. 

Nigerian rapper, Kida Kudz welcomes second child at 22

Nigeriann rapper, Kida Kudz who is now based in the US is a father again for the second time.

With real names as Olukayode Odesanya, Kida Kudz was an upcoming coming rapper in Nigeria who was already making waves before he decided to relocate to the US.

Kida and his babymama in August 2019, welcomed a babyboy and now another one.

The rapper took to his social media handle today to make the announcement.

Robber stabs 30 year-old female trader to death in Lagos

A trader, Christy Mmakwe, has lost her life after being stabbed to death by a suspected robber, Usman Shefiu, at her shop in the Alaba Rago area of Ojo, Lagos State.

Punch Metro gathered that Christy was in her shop when Shefiu allegedly entered on the pretext of making a purchase but after a while, she suddenly ran out of the shop and started screaming for help.

It was learnt that as the 30-year-old screamed for help, blood was gushing out of her neck and Shefiu ran out of her shop.

A resident of the area, Farouk Ishola, said some good Samaritans quickly rushed Christy to a nearby hospital, but she gave up on the way, while some other persons gave Shefiu a hot chase and apprehended and handed him over to policemen at the Ojo Division.

Consumers will get refund for meter payment – NERC

Electricity customers who paid for meters under the Meter Asset Provider scheme will be refunded, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said.

NERC said this on Wednesday in an emailed response, through its Head of Public Affairs, Mr Michael Faloseyi, to questions from Punch correspondent.

Following the recent announcement by the Federal Government that six million meters would be distributed at no cost to consumers under the National Mass Metering Programme, some customers who had already paid for meters had asked if their money would be refunded.

Under the MAP scheme, which kicked off on May 1, 2019, customers have two options for acquiring a meter: upfront payment and payment in instalments through metering service charge on a monthly basis.

New Zealand celebrates 2021 with firework display 'after eliminating Covid-19'

New Zealand has welcomed in 2021 with a huge firework display after 'eliminating coronavirus '.

The stunning display marks one of the world's biggest firework shows of the New Year.

Crowds gathered at the waterfront to watch the show as the country entered 2021 11 hours before the UK, according to GMT.

Christchurch also held a firework display to welcome 2021 after the city's council manager said the event followed a "challenging year".

US ‘most prolific serial killer’ Samuel Little dies at 80

Samuel Little, a man described by the FBI as the most prolific serial killer in US history, has died aged 80.

Little died in a California hospital on Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.

He was serving a life sentence for the murder of three women. But by the time of his death, he had confessed to killing 93 women between 1970 and 2005.

Little targeted vulnerable individuals, many of whom were sex workers or drug users, officials say.

President Buhari signs 2021 appropriation bill into law

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill into law.

The brief signing ceremony was done inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The National Assembly had last Monday passed N13.58trn budget for the next fiscal year.

It has been the desire of the present regime to restore the country’s budget to January to December cycle.

“Fela tweeting from the graveyard”, reactions as Fela Kuti twitter page wishes fans happy holidays

Social media users are in utmost shock after the official page of late multi-instrumentalist Fela Kuti came alive to wish fans a happy holiday.

Fela Kuti died of AIDS-related complications on August 2, 1997, at the age of 58, in Lagos, Nigeria. He passed on on the 12th of August, 1997.

 However, his Twitter page has wished it’s fans and followers a happy new year.

Genevieve Nnaji shares lovely swimwear photos

So cute!

Femi Adebayo's wife celebrates him as he turns a year older

Nollywood actor Femi Adebayo is a year older today. And his wife, Omotayo took to her Instagram page to celebrate her man


''Happy birthday to my best friend, my perfect match, the king of my heart🥰 @femiadebayosalami Thank you for being so easy to love , thank you for all you do for me and for the kids. I absolutely adore you Adeori mi. May this new year be the best thus far. Baby, Know that I'm cling to you forever In Sha Allah🙏''

7 year-old girl who begged doctors to let her die after suffering horrific injuries from 'her parents and an uncle' dies

A seven-year-old r*pe victim who begged doctors to let her die while being treated for injuries allegedly caused by years of abuse by her parents and uncle has died after months in ICU.

The local authorities announced that Yatziri, 7, tragically died in the Hospital de Las Margaritas in the Mexican state of Puebla on December 28.

The girl was being treated in ICU after being severely beaten on August 21.

Yatziri died of multi-organ failure, however no further information was given, according to local media reports. 

US singer, Rotimi and girlfriend, Vanessa Mdee are engaged

The Nigerian-born American actor and singer, Rotimi is engaged.

He popped the question to his Tanzanian girlfriend, Vanessa Mdee who is also a singer during their holiday in Haiti and she said yes. 

Recall the couple went public with their relationship last year.

Big congrats!

Nigerian army deploys aircraft, gun trucks in search of Kanu's Eastern Security network camp

The Nigerian Army has deployed combat helicopters, gun trucks and soldiers to search some forests in the South-East states where the Eastern Security Network, recently launched by Nnamdi Kanu, is suspected to be camping.

SaharaReporters learnt that the military search had been ongoing for days, and has no time frame, as the army was acting on "orders from above."

From the drones and hidden cameras believed to be installed by the ESN, a video captured the Nigerian Army helicopters and their vehicles and soldiers searching for the camp of the ESN to make arrests.

Khloe Kardashian returns to Instagram hours after announcing social media break

Khloe Kardashian made a return to social media  – just hours after declaring she would be taking a break from posting about her life.

The 36-year-old announced on Tuesday that she was taking a hiatus from Instagram Stories, posts and tweets to focus on being a doting mother.

The American reality star has a two-year-old daughter with on-off lover Tristan Thompson – with whom she is rumoured to be engaged to.

Fans were distraught when Khloe announced she would stop sharing updated on her life for a while as she vowed to spend more time with her daughter.

11 dead as Nigeria’s Covid-19 cases jump above 1,000 in a day

There is more trouble for Nigeria as new Covid-19 cases jumped above 1,000 in the last 24 hours with 11 people struck dead by the virus.

The deaths were recorded in five states and Abuja, the Federal capital.

Kaduna and Delta posted three deaths each, Edo 2.

Abuja, Sokoto and Plateau posted one death each, to account for the highest number of deaths in a day.

Since 1 December when the death toll was 1176 , 102 people have died to send the fatalities to 1,278.

Kylie Jenner 'swims into new year' in tiny white bikini

Kylie Jenner has looked to sign off the year in the only way she knows how, by posing in a barely there bikini to the delight of her fans.

The 23-year-old Keeping Up With The Kardashians star is currently holidaying in Aspen and while she has been spotted on the snowy slopes in recent days, she decided to strip down for some sizzling snaps on Wednesday.

The Kylie Cosmetics founder took to the pool in full make-up and dripping in expensive jewellery but it was the bikini that accentuated her curves which were a thirst trap for her fans.

While a few worried that she might catch a cold in the snowy climes of the ski resort in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, others thought she was on fire in her latest snaps on Instagram. 

As Kylie played with inflatable beach balls in the pool, she captioned the post: "swimming into 2021"

Nigerian man, Lanre Sanusi breaks U.S varsity record

Nigerian scholar, Lanre Sanusi, has broken a five-year record at a United States varsity, Dallas Baptist University in Texas, after completing his Master’s programme in Business Administration (MBA) at the institution.

Sanusi broke a record, becoming the only Nigerian to have graduated from the great institution over the last five years, and with a fine result.

The Nigerian, a scholar, graduated with a 3.8 Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) of the 4.0 obtainable mark set by the varsity for MBA students.

Sanusi, before now, had a Master’s degree in Accounting and Criminal Justice from the University of Texas.

Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola celebrates 44th birthday

Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola is a year older today, 31st of  December, 2020.

Odun turned 44 today and to celebrate himself he asked his fans to pray for their 'boy'.

''#GlorybetoGod@44th 🙏 Pray for your Boy ❤'', he wrote while sharing the first photo above.

Again, Ozo's fans surprises him with a new PS5 for Xmas

After surprising him with cash and gifts earlier, Ozo's fans have surprised him with a PS5 for Christmas.

Ozo took to his Instagram stories to post a photo of himself showing of the PS5.

The former Big Brother Naija housemate revealed that he returned from work to the PS5 from his superions and he expressed appreciation to them for the gift.

Boxing legend, Tyson Fury and wife sport matching £1,000 Versace outfits for date night

Tyson Fury and his gorgeous wife Paris proved that they are a true power couple by dressing up to the nines for a romantic date night.

The boxing legend, 32, and his other half donned matching his n' hers Versace outfits worth £1,000 combined.

Fashion-forward Tyson took to Instagram to show off the couple’s daring ensembles as he captioned the shot “Date Night”. We love! Hehehe