Saturday, January 2, 2021

Paternity scandal: FCMB releases statement...

The Board of First City Monument Bank, on Saturday, says it is investigating its Managing Director, Mr Adam Nuru, over allegations of unethical conduct involving a former employee, Ms Moyo Thomas.

The bank made this known in a statement released on Saturday titled, ‘Official Statement -Media Stories Regarding Our Managing Director’.

The statement below...

Mexican doctor hospitalized after receiving Covid-19 vaccine

Mexican authorities said they are studying the case of a 32-year-old female doctor who was hospitalized after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.

The doctor, whose name has not been released, was admitted to the intensive care unit of a public hospital in the northern state of Nuevo Leon after she experienced seizures, difficulty breathing and a skin rash.

“The initial diagnosis is encephalomyelitis,” the Health Ministry said in a statement released on Friday night. Encephalomyelitis is an inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.

The ministry added that the doctor has a history of allergic reactions and said that there is no evidence from clinical trials that anyone has developed an inflammation of the brain after the vaccine’s application.

The country began distributing the first round of Covid-19 vaccines to healthcare workers on Dec. 24.

Crossover arrest: Sowore embarks on hunger strike in detention

SaharaReporters’ publisher Omoyele Sowore has commenced an indefinite hunger strike, a day after he was whisked away and taken into custody by operatives of the Nigeria police.

Recall the rights activist was arrested alongside other citizens in the wee hours of New Year’s Day, during a crossover gathering in Abuja to protest widespread poverty and rights abuses.

Mr. Sowore, who was apparently injured during his forceful arrest by police officers embarked on a hunger strike Saturday, to protest the police’s refusal to grant him access to his books, SaharaReporters is reporting.

Police authorities did not explain reasons for the decision. The Force has yet to file charges against the activist and his detained colleagues who are being held at Abattoir.

I didn’t have s.e.x with Osinbajo - American p.o.r.n star speaks

New York-based n3de dancer, Symba aka ‘SymbasErothick,’ has cleared the air on a purported s3xual affair with Nigeria’s Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo.

The curvy model had been pictured with Mr. Osinbajo in 2018, the outcome of which stirred up controversy and raised questions about the politician’s moral integrity as a part-time clergyman.

Speaking on Clubhouse, an online platform for casual, drop-in audio conversations, the American stripper denied having an illicit affair with the Nigerian vice-president.

Symba, who currently runs a s3x toy boutique and frequently posts p3rn videos of herself, however, relished the idea of making acquaintance with Mr. Osinbajo if presented the opportunity.

Nicki Minaj shares first PHOTOS of her son

Nicki Minaj’s baby boy is ready for his closeup!

On Saturday, the rapper, 38, shared new photos of her 3-month-old son, whom she shares with husband Kenneth Petty, giving fans their first look at his face.

“#PapaBear thank you so very much for choosing me to be your mama ๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿฆ„๐Ÿ™ ,” she captioned a loving tribute, which included photos of her newborn lounging in adorable outfits and designer onesies. In one sweet snap, her baby even wore a “Papa Bear” necklace, in a nod to her affectionate nickname for him.

Why I don’t like acting romantic roles –Shan George

Actress, Shan George, is undoubtedly a beautiful woman. The 50-year-old role interpreter is admired by many and lots of actors would not mind playing romantic roles with her. 

However, the outspoken thespian told Saturday Beats that she did not like taking such roles. She said, “One of the most awkward movie roles I have had was acting as a mermaid. It was very challenging because I was trying to be something that I didn’t know and something I had never seen. How does a mermaid laugh or express anger?

“Also, I am not comfortable with romantic roles. Playing romantic roles has never been my strong suit. It is one of the roles that have never gone down well with me.

OMG! 16-year old girl calls out Ogun State Commissioner, accuses him of FONDLING HER BREASTS as she SEEKS JUSTICE

A 16-year-old girl, Barakat Mayowa, has accused the Ogun State Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abdul-Balogun, of sexual harassment which allegedly occurred at Ita Otu, Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of the state.

Mayowa recounted that the sexual harassment occurred on Thursday, December 31, in the commissioner’s apartment, where he allegedly fondled her breasts and muttered incantations while she screamed and struggled to free herself from his grip.

The victim, in her confession to the police at the Abigi Division, narrated that the commissioner’s aides lured her to his house and to his bedroom, after which the commissioner came in and bolted the door.

In the video recording, believably done by a police investigator and obtained by SaharaReporters, the victim, a Senior Secondary School 3 student, added that the commissioner allegedly caressed her body, while offering her money.

Chimamanda Adichie speaks on why she stopped attending Catholic churches, says they are about money, fundraising

Award-winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has said Catholicism in Nigeria is about money, thanksgiving, and fundraising.

According to her, this is one of the other reasons that made her stop attending Catholic churches in Nigeria.

The 43-year-old novelist made this known during an interview with media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.

She, however, noted that she still considers herself a Catholic and only attends masses outside Nigeria when she comes across a “progressive” Catholic community that upholds humanity.

Seyi Shay releases new photos of herself in s3xy lingerie

The singer shared new photos of herself in s3xy see-through lingerie writing;

“One of my New Years resolutions is to keep it ๐Ÿ’ฏ and get a 6-pack on it!! ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿพ‍♀️๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿพ‍♀️๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿพ‍♀️”

Headies not a priority for my career – Oxlade

Singer, Ikuforoji Abdulrahman Olaitan, popularly known as Oxlade, has said ‘Headies award’ is not a priority to his career.

Oxlade said this during an interview with BBC Pidgin.

The ‘Away’ crooner was nominated alongside Tems, Omah Lay, and Bella Schmuda for next rated 2020 award.

However, he noted that Headies is just one of the things that motivate artists but certainly not a priority for him.

2021 a year to shut up and sit down - Kirk Franklin

ABSOLUTELY! ABSOLUTELY!!! Abi bawo? 

Video of Victor Oshimhen allegedly at a party in Nigeria without a mask spraying money two days before testing positive to covid-19 in Napoli

A video of Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen at a party in Nigeria spraying money has surfaced online.

In the video Victor, 22, is seen without  a mask.

The striker's club yesterday confirmed his status saying the footballer had flown back to Napoli but on arrival after a compulsory covid-19 test, his result came out positive.

The statement also mentioned that Victor was yet to meet with his team mate --a great save.

The questions on many lips now is that, what will happen to those that attended the party? 

Watch the video below...

Video: Wizkid's son, Zion, wants to sip from his alcoholic wine

Wizkid has refused his third son, Zion a sip from his alcoholic wine.

Wizkid and his son were seen someone that looks like a club with heavy loud music playing in the background. 

Soon after Zion was seen trying to pick up his dad's glass of wine, but the singer quickly chastised him and refused to let him have it.

Some of his fans have however lauded his parenting, cheering him to keep it up.

Watch the video below...

Couples who meet through dating apps are more likely to stay together, study finds

Dating apps are often perceived as a platform to find a quick fling, but a study has found they may actually be the best place to find a lasting relationship.

A survey of couples claims those who met online are more likely to stay together than romances which begin in more traditional ways.

So if you've shunned dating apps as the place to find a meaningful connection, psychologists have suggested those using the apps actually have stronger relationship goals and therefore a higher chance of finding that special someone.

A study of 3,235 couples in Switzerland who are over the age of 18 found those who met on dating apps were more motivated to cohabit than those who didn't, as reported by The Sun. 

Lagos covid-19 cases surpass 30,000

Confirmed Covid -19 cases in Lagos State stood at 30221 as at December 30, 2020, Health Commissioner, Prof. Akin Abayomi, announced on Friday in an update on the pandemic.

Abayomi said on his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi that 570 new Covid-19 infections discovered on Dec. 30 alone.

He put the total number of Covid-19 tests so far at 219,664 while 2,901 Covid-19 patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the state’s care centres.

Besides, the total number of #Covid-19 recovery in communities is 22,789, one hundred and fifteen infected people are in isolation across the state.

A total of  4,176 are receiving treatment at home, he said.

Radio station mourns as two of its staff die 12 hours apart during the festives of surgery-related complications

An arm of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) in Yola, Fombina FM, has been thrown into mourning as two staff members died Thursday evening and Friday morning respectively.

Colleagues of the deceased told The Nation on Friday that the two died of surgery-related complications but that the circumstances were separate.

Sarah Thomas, a continuity announcer with the station, died about 6.30 AM  Friday while Zakiyya Ahmed died about 12 hours earlier, in the evening of Thursday, December 31, 2020, according to a colleague, Mr. Shekara Anthony.

Shekara Anthony who is the Fombina FM chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), said while Sarah Thomas died of complications arising from a surgery, Zakiyya Ahmed died from a rupture of the appendix.

Marriage, divorce, depression took me away from music - Jodie speaks about her rise and fall

This is teary. No one prays to rise and fall especially because of another fellow. Like seriously? Sigh! 

In 2010 when soulful singer, Joy Eseoghene Odiete simply known as Jodie, released her monster hit debut single, ‘Kuchi Kuchi’ (Oh! Baby). She never knew how far her song would go. It went as far as becoming an anthem in many households in Africa and beyond.

Many did not even remember that she participated in the West African Idols competition and came top 10 alongside Nigerian musicians such as Timi Dakolo and Omawunmi in 2007.

After Kuchi Kuchi (Oh! Baby), Jodie, released an album, ‘African Woman in 2012 and few singles. Thereafter things took a different turn in her life. However, she is back and in this chat with Sam Anokam, Jodie displayed her strength of character as she bares her mind about her career, her private life, challenges and future.

Rihanna claps back at fan demanding new music as she posts sizzling New Year's snap

Rihanna has hit back at fans pestering her for new music telling them to "grow up" as she posted a racy snap on Instagram.

The singer turned designed and make-up mogul wowed fans with her latest picture as she uploaded the New Year's Eve shot of her wearing a metallic dress.

But it wasn't just what the Umbrella hit-maker had on that grabbed the attention.

The Barbados-born beauty is clearly getting sick and tired of answering questions about when new music will be coming.

Father Mbaka prophesies end of Buhari’s regime

A Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka, has prophesied the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime.

This he said depends on Buhari’s ability to act fast and save his government from looming extinction.

Mbaka spoke at the 2020 edition of his popular annual December 31 Crossover Night ministration, advising the federal government to take swift moves to create jobs to prevent Nigerian youths from embarking on restiveness that may consume the regime.

The event, which held at the AMEN Arena, Enugu, was tagged, “Cornucopia of New Miracles from God”.

Horror as 20-year-old man cuts off private part of 6-year-old girl for ritual in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly cutting off the private part of a six-year-old child for suspected ritual purposes.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ahmed Wakil, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Bauchi on Friday.

He said when policemen received the complaint by the aunt of the victim, they swung into action and arrested the suspect while his accomplice is still at large.

He said, “On the 30th December, 2020 at about 7.20pm one Hafsatu Wada of Zango area of Jama’are LGA, reported at the Jama’are Police Station that her niece Safarau Mohammed (not real name) (6) of the same address was found crying in a pool of her blood.

More than two years after his demise, billionaire Lulu-Briggs finally gets burial date

More than two years after his demise, the late business mogul, philanthropist, and industrialist, High Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs will be finally laid to rest on March 13, 2021 according to an announcement by the Oruwari Briggs House of Abonnema in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Until his death, the late Lulu-Briggs was also the Paramount Head of Oruwari House of Abonnema.

But for controversies and litigations that trailed his demise, including legal tussles in Nigerian and Ghanaian Courts over where the deceased truly died and who should take possession of his remains, the oil and gas industry player would have long been buried.

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent restrictions by the federal and state governments as regards funerals and large gatherings further elongated the final burial rites.

Family and friends declare boy who left Abeokuta on December 31st missing [photos]

Family and friends of a young man identified as Joshua last night declared him missing.

Joshua had left Abeokuta for Ibadan with his boss' car but now missing with no words or traces.

They are seeking for help from anyone who has any info AT ALL. More details and phone numbers to be contacted below...

#PrayForJoshua

Woman allegedly shot twice, hacked over farmland [photos]

Apprehension yesterday enveloped Onicha-Ugbo, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State as a 65 -year old Mrs Joy Bioseh was allegedly shot twice and hacked by an indigene of the community over a farmland dispute.

Speaking to Journalists, one of the sons of the victim, Chinedu Bioseh alleged that her mother was attacked on the new year day at about 1 am by the Suspect.

Narrating the story while in tears, Chinedu Bioseh, said “while others are celebrating the new year, we are running here and there trying to save our mother’s life. It is only by God grace she will survive the attack. My mother is in serious pains, though with the forlorn hope of surviving”.

Kwara state announces resumption date for all schools

Kwara state government has directed its tertiary institutions to resume on January 11, 2021, under strict adherence to Covid-19 safety protocols, while elementary schools are to resume on January 18, a week after. 

This is contained in a press statement issued by the Spokesman of the state technical committee on Covid-19, Rafiu Ajakaye Friday evening.

The statement reads, “Government has directed that the tertiary institutions should put in place appropriate safety protocols to prevent the spread of the virus on their campuses. ” The coordinating ministry is to work with the state technical committee on COVID-19 and other stakeholders to ensure that the schools do not take safety rules for granted.

Wizkid tells Patoranking he must perform ABULE at his wedding

Wizkid has told his colleague, dancehall artiste, Patrick Okorie better known as Patoranking that he must perform his hit single ABULE at his wedding.

Wizkid made the request when Patoranking shared a virtual performance if the song. Wizkid commented saying;

‘‘Abeg you gats perform this song for my wedding”.

On his part, Patoranking assured him that his wish has already been granted.

”@Wizkidayo say no more, my suit dey drycleaner,’‘ he replied.

NDLEA arrests 133 suspected drug traffickers in Oyo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, says it arrested a total of 133 suspects for various drug-related offences in 2020.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Mutiat Okuwobi, made this known in a statement in Ibadan on Friday.

She noted that 44 convictions were recorded during the year and the convicts currently serving various jail terms ranging from six months to 10 years.

Okuwobi stated that the command also seized 4,739.195 kilogrammes of Cannabis Sativa, otherwise known as Indian Hemp, and other illicit substances during the period under review.

Nigeria records 1,074 new Covid-19 cases, total now 88,587

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,074 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 88,587.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday.

“On the 1st of January 2021, 1074 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 88587 cases have been confirmed, 74373 cases have been discharged and 1294 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 1074 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (642), Kaduna (92), Rivers (78), FCT (66), Gombe (66), Kano (35), Ogun (31), Katsina (22), Plateau (20), Abia (7), Niger (4), Oyo (4), Akwa Ibom (3), Delta (2), and Osun (2),” the NCDC said.


Oba Akiolu returns to palace months after attack by hoodlums

More than two months after he escaped an attack on his palace at Iga Iduganran on Lagos Island, the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has returned to his palace.

The monarch had vacated the palace when hoodlums who had hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protest in Lagos invaded it on October 21 last year and bolted with his crown and staff of office.

Some soldiers were said to have ferried him into safety and he had been absent from the palace ever since.

But a video posted on Twitter by the Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on Health, Oreoluwa Finnih, shows the monarch wearing a mask and dancing towards the palace with his entourage.

Adorable photo of actor Yul Edochie and his family

The actor showed off his family on his Instagram page. He is married with four kids - a girl and three boys.

Woman attacks co-wife with hot water [photos]

After co-wives, Iklima Musa and Justina Peter, had a serious argument, they were separated by their husband, Ate Peter Manomi, but peace was far from returning to the house.

When Iklima came out of her room few minutes later to gather her clothes from the washing lines, she was allegedly attacked by Justina who poured boiling water on her.

The attack has left Iklima treating severe burns on her upper body and thrown their husband and their neighbourhood into distress.

Dailytrust gathered that the women were always in conflict since Iklima joined the household as Mr Manomi’s second wife three years back.

Mayorkun shares photos of look-alike brother, fans react

Fans of Mayorkun have reacted after the singer shared photos of himself and his brother on social media.

The singer had shared the photos with a love emoji but instead of simple complements, most of them reacted in shock wondering who is who.

Though Mayorkun's hair was packed to the back, the other man let his hair fall on his face.

Reactions below....

I cash out every year since meeting Davido — Peruzzi brags

You heard??? Peruzi has disclosed on New Year day that he has been cashing out every year since meeting Davido.

The singer and singer and songwriter signed under DMW -- Davido's record label says it's been cashing out every year since meeting his boss.

Peruzzi disclosed this on twitter in an open interaction he had with a fan.  

See tweet below:

Over 1000 sign petition to sack FCMB MD Adam Nuru

Over 1,000 people have so far signed a petition to compel the Central Bank of Nigeria and the board of FCMB to sack its managing director, Adam Nuru.

Adam Nuru, reportedly fathered the two children of a married woman, working with him at FCMB.

The woman, Moyo Thomas, nee Ojo, allegedly confessed her extra-marital affairs to her husband Tunde Thomas, after she escaped to the U.S, where she is now seeking asylum.

The shattered husband, who all along believed that the two kids of the marriage belonged to him, died of heart attack two weeks ago.

Footballer Victor Osimhen tests positive for Covid-19

Hopes of having Victor Osimhen back in action this weekend after a long injury layoff has been dashed following news that the striker has returned positive for coronavirus

Napoli confirmed Osimhen’s positive status via a statement on their official page on Friday evening.

According to a report on Goal, Osimhen returned to Naples on Thursday having been away to Lagos for the Yuletide break.

On arrival, the former Lille and Royal Charleroi star was subjected to the compulsory COVID-19 PCR test and his Serie A outfit disclosed that Osimhen posted a positive result.

Another American lady also ''calls'' Dangote out... shares his alleged bum on Instagram [video]

Another American lady has called billionaire Aliko Dangote out sharing a video that looks like Dangote's bumbum was exposed.

The lady had tagged Bea Lewis who started dragging the billionaire on the last day of 2020 accusing him of breaking her heart a thousand times.

Now this other lady tagged Bea and asked her to calm down saying she could fly to Miami for a drink implying she was never his only chic. 

Her tags [two above], another one below and the video of the supposed yansh below too

Friday, January 1, 2021

Burna Boy trends on twitter over his MASSIVE EGGPLANT

WTF! Ko ni trend ke. Is that real? Looks real tho, cus that's a stage picture. It is well.

So Burna Boy trended this afternoon after sharing the above photo to wish his fans a Happy New Year writing ''2021, we taketh by force!!! Happy New year everyone''.

But unfortunately for him, his New year message was out-rightly ignored and his 3rd man became the focus. Even men had to bowwww. 

And unfortunately too, his British girlfriend was dragged in, some said it's the reason Stefflon Don can't leave while others said she would go through pains anytime she has to have him. WHATEVER! Lol.