Saturday, September 19, 2020

How toyboy got 68-year old British woman to fly to Ghana, got married to her and ready to MILK HER DRY

After a working life as a probation officer and social worker, Beth Haining reckoned she was a good judge of character – and certainly not the sort to suffer fools gladly.

So when she read stories of lonely older women falling for toyboys in faraway climes online – blowing their life savings on them and even marrying them – she’d laugh and shake her head in disbelief that they could be so gullible.

But Beth’s not laughing any more.

Because at 68 the mum-of-two is counting the £18,000 cost of doing just that – and now she wants to warn other women her age not to go down the same nightmare road.

Street where George Floyd tragically died in Minneapolis to be renamed after him

A stretch of the road where George Floyd died after being pinned down by police officers is set to be renamed in his honour.

Although the street will still be called Chicago Avenue, a section of it between blocks 37th and 39th streets will be named George Perry Floyd Jr. Place.

A sign will be installed after the City Council approved the naming on Friday morning, reports the Star Tribune.

Mr Floyd, an unarmed black man, was pinned down by Minneapolis police officers arresting him on suspicion of using a fake $20 bill at a corner shop and being "under the influence" in the driver's seat of a car.

Ini Edo sets temperature rising in new instagram photos

Dripping hot!

BBNaija: Watch the beautiful moment Nengi and Ozo showed deep affection for each other

There is something very romantic cooking up in the BBNaija house as housemates Ozo and Nengi have been spotted getting cozy on a sofa.

They were seen lying on the sofa together with their legs on top of each other as they covered themselves with some bedsheets. Ozo and Nengi have led the love drama affairs after billionaire son Kiddwaya and Erica were evicted from the house.

The two have kept it very cozy at some points and very cold at certain times.

Homeless woman gives birth to baby under Ajah bridge

A homeless woman, Ms Blessing Emmanuel, 35 has given birth to a baby under the Ajah Bridge.

She was helped to deliver the baby by officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on Saturday.

Director General, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said the Ambulance team of the agency’s response unit at Eti-osa delivered Ms Blessing Emmanuel, a 35 year-old woman of a live male neonate this afternoon at about 4:30pm under the Ajah Bridge.

“The lady who has no home nor family in Lagos is from Cross Rivers.

Amotekun officials seize 65 cows, arrest herder for destroying crops worth N5m in Ondo

Officials of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State have seized 65 cows for allegedly destroying crops belonging to some farmers in the state.

A herdsman, Adamu Yusuf, was also arrested by the security outfit in the Oda area of the state.

It was gathered that the crops destroyed were worth over N5m.

Adeleye Olatunji, Commander of Amotekun in Ondo, confirmed the arrest shortly after visiting the farm.

Nkechi Blessing reveals she doesn't joke with her s.e.x toys

Nkechi Blessing has revealed she doesn't joke with her s.e.x toys and that is because they are very important to her.

She made the revelation in a chat with Inside Nollywood on why she supports Laycon and the backlash she's getting from supporting him.

She then revealed if she ever had the opportunity of going into Big Brother House, she would be going with loads of s.e.x toys.

“I have a strong conviction that Laycon is the man because of his intelligence and talent, not his physical look. I am sure that is what drew most people to him. If the opportunity presents itself, I’ll partake in the reality show. But I’ll never have s.e.x in the House. Never! I will rather go in there with numerous sex toys. I don’t joke with my toys. I will use them instead of having s/e/x on TV. But not that those having s.e.x (on television) are bad, I am only speaking for myself.”

14 corpses retrieved as passenger bus of 32 falls into Ebonyi river last night [photos]

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ebonyi has confirmed the retrieval of 14 corpses from the Akeze-Ukwu river after a Mercedes Benz 608 model bus plunged into it yesterday evening.

The bus was conveying members of a particular church who attended their pastor’s burial and were returning to Enugu when the incident occurred.

The bus driver was said to have lost control of the vehicle while trying to overtake an articulated vehicle on the bridge but five victims were rescued unconscious on Friday.

Mrs. Stella Uchegbu, FRSC Sector Commander in Ebonyi, on Saturday, said that the bus had been retrieved with 14 persons aboard.

Writer, fans LAMENT as Royals 'leave out' Meghan Markle in birthday messages to Prince Harry

Prince Harry must have been "deeply hurt" by his wife Meghan Markle being excluded from his birthday messages, it's been claimed.

The Duchess of Sussex was notably absent from her husband's 36th birthday pictures, shared by members of the royal family earlier this week.

Sanwo-Olu permits full reopening of religious houses, schools; pre-primary remains closed

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said Churches and Mosques to can begin to hold full services, while private and public primary schools are to reopen on Monday, September 21.

However, he ordered that pre-primary schools should remain closed.

Details coming

Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo undergoes surgery days after his Call to Bar

Nollywood veteran, Kanayo O Kanayo reveals he just undergo a successful surgery days after he was called to the Nigerian bar.

He made the announcement on his verified instagram page where he shared a shared a clip of himself being wheeled on a gurney in the hospital. He  wrote,

Thank God for a successful Nasal Surgery Today! Join me in thanking God!

Comedian Bovi and wife celebrate 11th wedding anniversary with beautiful photos

Comedian Bovi and his wife, Kris  are celebrating their 11th wedding anniversary today. And they have shared beautiful photos to the delight of their fans.

Taking to their respective instagram pages to celebrate their special day. Kris wrote;

”K A U

I am Kris Asimonye Ugboma
Every woman has a name before Marriage,
Maiden Name they call it,

Woman falls out of moving car on motorway while filming Snapchat video

A woman is ‘lucky to be alive’ after falling out of a moving car on the motorway while leaning out the window to film a snapchat video.

She fell into a ‘live lane’ on junction six of the M25 in Surrey at around 1.30am.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics and no arrests were made.

In a post on Twitter, Surrey Roads Policing Unit said her reckless behaviour left them speechless and that it was only by luck she wasn’t killed or hurt.

Edo Decides: Voters resist, descend on ballot box snatcher

Voters on Saturday resisted and descended on a man trying to snatch a ballot box in one of the Polling Units in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State.

Edo electorates are currently casting their votes to determine who leads the state in the next four years.

In the video clip obtained by Dailypost, the angry voters were seen confronting the alleged ballot box snatcher as he tried to whisk the electoral material away

It is not clear yet if the ballot box snatcher is working for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP or the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Cardi B explains why she filed for divorce from Offset

Popular rapper, Cardi B has explained why she filed for divorce from her husband of three years and Migos rapper, Offset.

The rap queen during an Insta Live session, on Saturday, disclosed that Offset’s infidelity was not the reason for their split.

She also said she did not file for divorce as a publicity stunt for her upcoming album but because they couldn’t live together as a couple anymore.

“I have seen all the love and prayers that you guys have been sending me, however, I don’t really need it.

#EdoDecides2020: Soldiers replace policemen at checkpoints

To reduce the likelihood of security breaches during the Governorship election in Edo State, armed military men have been deployed to man the roads in the State.

Checkpoints that were formerly operated by policemen were dismantled and turned to military checkpoints. The heavily armed soldiers were however friendly to the few road users.

It would be recalled that the Nigeria Police had placed restrictions on human and vehicular movements during the election.

The State Commissioner of Police Mr. Johnson Kokumo had in a statement announced restriction of movement as from 12 midnight Friday to 6pm on Saturday.

Buhari’s media aide, Bashir Ahmad set to get married

The personal assistant on new media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad is set to get married to his fiancee Naeemah Junaid on September 25.

He made the announcement on his verified twitter page where he issues an invitation to the general public.

The event is stated to hold on Friday, September 25 by 2 pm at the GRA Jumaat Mosque in Katsina State according to details released by Ahmad himself.

He wrote: “The long-awaited day is here! @Naeeemah_x and I are delighted to invite you to our Wedding Fatiha on Sept. 25, 2020, at GRA Juma’at Mosque, Katsina. Time: 2 PM.

Ibadan Poly sacks lecturer over alleged s.e.x.ual misconduct

The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TPI) has terminated the appointment of its lecturer, Kelani Omotosho, over alleged s.e.x.ual misconduct with a former student.

This is contained in a statement signed by the institution’s Registrar, Mrs Modupe Fawale in Ibadan on Saturday.

The management said the lecturer, from the department of Urban and Regional Planning, was sacked for allegedly embarrassing and tarnishing the image of the institution.

In the termination letter dated Sept 15, 2020 and signed by the registrar, it read: “you will recall that you were engaged in an inappropriate behaviour and poorly managed relationship with your former student.

Angry ‘mad’ man kills okada rider in Ebonyi

An angry ‘mad’ man (name withheld) in the early hours of Saturday, was reported to have killed an Okada Rider, Mr. Elias Ofoke in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Capital.

The victim, a father of six children, hails from Agbaja Unuhu in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

He left his family this morning in search of daily bread, only to lose his life in a controversial circumstance.

Reports revealed that members of Neighborhood Watch Security Outfit had early this morning tried to arrest the alleged mad man who resisted them.

Two killed, 14 wounded in shooting at US party ― Police

Two people were killed and 14 wounded early Saturday in a shooting at a backyard party in Rochester, New York state, police said.

Officers responding to reports of gunfire in the area found a “chaotic scene” with about 100 people running in various directions, interim police chief Mark Simmons told reporters.

“In total we have 16 confirmed victims of shooting. And I’m sad to announce that two of the 16 received a fatal wound,” he said.

Those killed — one man, one woman — were both between 18 and 22 years of age, and had not been formally identified, he said.

Edo 2020: INEC confirms shooting in Orhionmwon, talks tough on materials’ hijack in Egor

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has confirmed a shooting incident in Orhionmwon local government area of Edo state, saying it was working with the police and other security agencies to ensure the peaceful conduct of the ongoing governorship election.

INEC also said it was in receipt of images showing the alleged hijack of electoral materials in Ward 9, Unit 15 of Egor local government area, saying while it was working to salvage the situation, it may be forced to take decisive action against results generated from the affected unit.

Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu stated this Saturday morning in Abuja in his preliminary address at the “Edo Governorship Election Virtual Situation Control Room” which is holding through Zoom.

Yakubu who condemned reports of vote-buying and selling also frowned at the violation of Covid-19 safety protocols especially with regards to the social distancing rule.

3-storey school building collapses in Ejigbo Lagos

A three-storey building, housing Excel College, Ejigbo area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria collapsed on Saturday morning.

The school building is located at 15 Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo Bus Stop, Ejigbo area of Lagos.

Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said upon arrival at the incident scene, it was observed that a 3-Storey building (Excel College) had collapsed.

He said distress calls received established that the building collapsed at about 8:15am.

Car thief shoots man dead in front of pregnant wife before killing himself in police chase

A carjacker who held a couple hostage, fatally shot a husband in front of his pregnant wife, before shooting himself dead.

The gunman, who went on a deadly rampage killed two people and injured three before turning the gun on himself.

Dangelo Dorsey had followed through a series of carjackings and shootings before fleeing from the police on September 13.

The horrific rampage ended with a high-speed car chase in Tennessee.

Timini Egbunson breaks silence on his cheating scandal

Nollywood actor, Timini Egbunson finally speaks on his cheating scandal which broke the internet some days ago. 

He sent a strong message to people who do not like his personality following the scandal he was recently involved in.

The actor was involved in a cheating scandal after his girlfriend Lydia Agahan was dragged by an aggrieved side chic.

He took to his snap chat to advise his haters, stating that life isn’t a Nigerian movie where people who are hated suffer in the end.

"Neo’s life is over after this place", Vee talks having serious smashing with Neo shortly after the show

Vee, one of the Big Brother Naija housemates still in the lockdown house, has said that she would go into serious s.e.x escapade with her lover, Neo, after the reality show.

Vee said this during a conversation with her friend, Laycon, last night, vowing that she would do all the things she couldn’t do in public with Neo.

Neo and Vee, seen in the most honest relationship in the lockdown house, have tried to keep themselves from having s.e.x on national television.

But Vee has always made her intention to have s.e.x with Neo public.

Seun Kuti MOCKS parents whose children are mocking them online for not buying them a Ferrari

Seun Kuti has mocked parents of kids who have been mocking their parents online for not buying them a Ferrari like billionaire Femi Otedola did for his daughters. 

Seun Kuti who is of the believe that the children were not raised well, because if they were, they won't dare to mock their parents, ''encouraged'' them to mock them the more because they were truly not raised well.

"If you're insulting your parents because  of Ferrari, then they deserve it, they raised you wrong, so wrong!! Insult them more jare", the singer wrote on his insta-story. So you agree with him?

BBNaija: I can’t stay one week without you – Nengi tells Ozo

Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi has told her fellow housemate and friend, Ozo that she cannot take her mind off Sunday’s eviction.

Nengi while having a conversation with Ozo after their mini Jacuzzi party on Friday night told him that “One week in Biggy’s house without him is like a death sentence.”

According to her, she would literally die because she won’t have anyone to be talking to since he is the only best friend she has in the house.

“I just know that the both of us would make it to the finale.

Five rescued as bus plunges into river in Ebonyi

Five persons were on Friday rescued at Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State as a ‘608’-model bus plunged into Akaeze-ukwu River, NAN reports.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Commander in Ebonyi, Mrs Stella Uchegbu who confirmed the incident to newsmen said the accident which involved a bus and an articulated vehicle had 38 passengers on board.

Uchegbu said that reports reaching her desk indicated that the rescued victims were unconscious and were taken to the hospital.

“We can, therefore, not confirm if any person is dead or not and the FRSC team (Ishiagu unit) is still at the scene for rescue efforts.

FG bans Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has included Emirates Airlines in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria.

This is part of measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, confirmed this via his Twitter handle on Friday.

According to Sirika, the decision was taken following a meeting between the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and European Unions (EU).

Parents, teachers protest, demand resumption of schools in Kwara

Parents and teachers of private schools in Kwara State, on Friday stormed the secretariat of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, demanding the resumption of academic activities.

The protesters carried placards with inscriptions such as, “Open our schools for students, ”children are hawking around the streets rather than schooling, ”teachers are suffering, ”out of school pupils are in football viewing centres, markets and parties.”

The protesters noted that many states are resuming on September 21, 2020, lamenting with dismay that the Kwara state government is not saying anything about schools’ resumption in the state.

They said, “parties are everywhere, hotels, businesses have resumed, markets are running, children are following parents to churches and mosques.”

Kanye West tweets about being ‘murdered’ and North ‘taken away’ from him

Kanye West has tweeted then deleted about being "murdered" and told his eldest daughter North to never believe the "white media."

The rapper has long struggled with bipolar disorder and has, in recent months, sent a series of alarming messages on the social media site.

Kanye returned to Twitter Friday after a 24-hour ban was placed on his account.

The tweet, which had a picture of seven-year-old North attached, was sent in capitals and read: "NORTHY I AM GOING TO WAR AND PUTTING MY LIFE ON THE LINE AND IF I AM MURDERED DON’T EVER LET WHITE MEDIA TELL YOU I WASNT A GOOD MAN.

Two self-acclaimed pastors arrested for r*ping corps member

The Police in Rivers State have arrested two pastors for allegedly r*ping a 27-year old member of the National Youths Service Corps.

The corps member is observing her primary assignment at the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.

The pastors, identified as Austin Emmanuel and Peter Davies, are currently being detained at the State Criminal and Investigation and Intelligence Department, Port Harcourt.

Emmanuel reportedly invited  the victim to his house for an indoor birthday party and in the course of the celebration, he was later joined by Davies.

Edo Election: Gun-wielding policemen and soldiers take over INEC office

There is heavy presence of security personnel at the Benin City office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) along Ramat Park.

The electoral umpire had moved back to its permanent office after vacating the premises to a rented apartment along Sapele Road as a result of flooding.

Two Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) were stationed before and after the office while traffic is being diverted to follow one lane.

Gun-wielding policemen and soldiers were sighted on the premises.

Rashford beats Ighalo to win Man U Goal of the Season award

Odion Ighalo has missed out on winning the Manchester United Goal of the Season award after it was claimed by Marcus Rashford.

The 31-year-old Nigerian has been at Old Trafford since January, on loan from Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua, scoring five goals in 19 competitive games.

He started on each occasion when he scored and his best strike came in a 5-0 bashing of LASK in the first leg of the Europa League Round of 16.

The former Watford man received a lovely ball from fellow January signing Bruno Fernandes in the 28th minute and brilliantly controlled the ball, first with his right foot, and then switching to his left, before sending in a powerful volley beyond the reach of Alexander Schlager in goal for LASK.

It’s tough to move on when a marriage crashes -Toyin Abraham reveals

Toyin Abraham is undoubtedly one of the most popular actresses in Nigeria at the moment. The award-winning role interpreter, who is married to Kolawole Ajeyemi, and blessed with a baby boy, Ire, recently shared a few thoughts on the institution of marriage.

In a video she shared on her YouTube channel and monitored by Saturday Beats, the ‘Alakada’ star noted that marriage had no manual, adding that what worked for a person might not work for another. She said, “I want everyone to know there is no manual for marriage and we are not going to get married to the same man.

 Even if we get married to the same person, we don’t have the same attitude. Marriage counsellors will only tell you the things necessary in life.

Nigeria records 221 new cases of COVID-19, total now 56,956

Nigeria now has 56,956 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 221 new cases recorded on Friday night.

According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 48,305 patients have now been discharged, with 1,094 patients losing their lives to Coronavirus.

The tweet revealed that Lagos State had the highest number of infections on Friday night with 59 cases, with Abia State following with 46 cases. The Federal Capital Territory was next, recording 22 cases

Other states recorded as follows:

Gombe-20 Plateau-17 Rivers-11 Bauchi-7 Benue-6 Ekiti-6 Imo-6 Kaduna-4 Kwara-4 Ondo-4 Ogun-3 Osun-3 Bayelsa-1 Edo-1 Kano-1.

“Being told I am beautiful at the age of 5 got into my head” - Bolanle Olukanni

Nigerian documentary filmmaker and television personality, Bolanle Olukanni has revealed that when she was very little, remarks by people about her beauty carried her away.

Bolanle Olukanni took to her Instagram page to write about her personal life, she recounted how being told that she is beautiful when she was 5 and how it got into her head.

She wrote;

''With an increasingly growing obsession on physical looks, its easy to get sucked in and completely depend on your physical looks for self validation. I told someone a story yesterday- When I was really young -like 5 years old… I was the cutest thing. Lol yup. Everyone told me.

Visa ban: Nigeria slams US, UK, says move disrespectful

The Nigerian government said it was disrespectful to the sovereignty of the country for any foreign government to apply punitive measures such as visa ban on its citizens.

The Nigerian government made this known in a statement issued by Mr Ferdinand Nwonye, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday in Abuja.

Nigeria was responding to the recent announcement of the U.S. and the United Kingdom to impose visa restrictions on those who undermine electoral processes.

The Nigerian Government said it was committed to providing all necessary logistic, financial and security support to the electoral process.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Man goes berserk, murders two of his children, aged mother

A 47-year-old man, Emeka Ezimadu, on Thursday, went berserk killing two of his children and injuring three others.

The incident, it was gathered, happened at Okpuneze Uruagu in Nnewi North local government area of Anambra State.

The man used a cutlass to carry out the attacks which left his 85-yr-old mother and two of his children dead.

Police spokesperson in the state, Haruna Mohammed, has confirmed the incident.

Air Force bombs bandits’ hideout in Kaduna forest, many killed

The Defence Headquarters has said the air component of Operation Thunder Strike on Thursday, bombed bandits’ meeting venue in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State, killing many bandits.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this on Friday in Abuja.

Enenche said that the air raid was conducted after series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions revealed the hideout, along with a building in the centre of the forest.

He said the Air Component dispatched Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jets and helicopter gunships to attack the location accordingly.

Youths rally in Osun for Laycon

Hundreds of youths on Friday held a rally in Osogbo, capital of Osun to canvass votes for 26-year-old BBNaija Housemate, Olamileken Agbeleshe aka Laycon.

Ex-Osun Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon. Sunday Akere, joined the rally tagged #TeamLaycon.

Akere, who led scores of youths in the rally, noted Laycon deserves massive votes from Nigerians because he displayed a high level of discipline since the show started.

“Laycon is the symbol of Omoluabi, who has shown a high level of intelligence through his brilliancy and hard work.

Facebook opens new office in Lagos

Facebook on Friday said it would be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa.

In a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos, said this would be its second office on the African continent.

It said the opening of the new office was aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region.

The office, it said, was expected to become operational in 2021.

Man who posed as female to defraud men is jailed

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using n3de pictures to dupe men.

Muhammed was arrested at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun state, according to an operative of the EFCC.

EFCC’s counsel, Adenike Ayoku stated that the defendant is an internet fraudster, who pretended to be female and used female n3de photographs to fraudulently obtain money from unsuspecting internet users as evidenced in his Facebook and WhatsApp accounts.

He was then prosecuted by the Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a one-count charge of impersonation.