Thursday, 31 March 2016

AKPABIO--DON’T BLAME APC FOR NIGERIA’S CURRENT HARDSHIP

The Senate Minority Leader and member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Godswill Akpabio has appealed to Nigerians not to blame the current economy woes on the All Progressives Congress, APC, led government.

Addressing journalists in Arochukwu, Abia State, Akpabio said the country’s current economic challenge was a global phenomenon orchestrated by the steady fall in oil prices.

Police finally seal off Kogi Assembly

DailyPost:
Armed policemen yesterday sealed off the Kogi State House of Assembly complex.

Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase had stated that he needed the advice of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice before enforcing the resolution of the National Assembly.

N500bn special fund will lift Nigerians out of poverty – Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed
DailyTrust
The Minister of Information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday said the N500 billion approved for special intervention would lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Giant rats that can sniff out tuberculosis to be introduced in African prisons

A rat being trained to detect tuberculosis Briana Marie


'Training an animal with a strong and reliable sense of smell to help detect disease in a vast country like Tanzania could potentially offer a valuable solution'

Giant trained rats will be used to detect tuberculosis (TB) among inmates in crowded prisons in Tanzania and Mozambique.

School Proprietor Sentenced to 10 Years for Raping Pupil

By Doyin Adebusuyi
Ado Ekiti — An Ado Ekiti High Court yesterday sentenced the owner of God's Grace Nursery and Primary School, Mr Babatunde Ibitoye, to 10 years in prison for raping a 10-year old pupil of his school.

Ibitoye, whose school is located at Fayemi Market, Agric Olope area, Ajilosun in Ado Ekiti, committed the offence on June 10, 2013.

Olamide is Tired of People Begging Him for Help: ‘Don’t Bug Me, I’m Hungry Too!’

Yesterday, Olamide took to his Snapchat to call unknown persons begging him to help with some favours. “Don’t frustrate another person pikin,” the ‘Bobo’ rapper wrote on Snapchat. “Bug your parents, at least they brought you to this world.”

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Russian police launch search for US student, 25, missing in Siberian mountains

Russian police launch search for US student, 25, missing in Siberian mountains two days after he vanished from guesthouse without a coat in subzero temperatures

Russian police have launched a full-scale search for an American postgraduate student who has vanished in a mountainous area of Siberia.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Wike says Rivers Government will immortalise slain corper, increases monthly allowance

Rivers State Government will immortalise Mr Samuel Okonta, the Corps Member who lost his life during the rerun legislative elections in the State, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced.
He also declared that the State Government will provide all necessary assistance for the police to investigate the killing of the corps member, with a view to identifying those responsible and prosecuting them.

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Those asking me to account for Abacha’s loot are stupid — Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo
VANGUARD:
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed angst against those asking him to account for recovered Abacha loot, describing them as illiterates and stupid people.

He also said there was nothing wrong in President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent trips as, according to him, Nigeria needs to be in touch with important centres of the world.

Finally! PSQUARE The Okoye Brothers Embrace Peace, Apologise to their Fans

Yesterday, the Okoye brothers – Jude, Peter and Paul issued identical messages on their social media platforms, apologising for the messy drama that had kept folks engaged.

“That it took our stupidity to realize that FAMILY comes first, we are VERY SORRY,” the identical notes said, and each brother tagged the other, adding “#DemBeOneNoBeTwo”
See the notes after the cut

Student Who Exposed Korede Bello’s Absence from School Allegedly ‘Failed’ by the Institute

Photo Credit: Olabanke Banjo

In January, Mavin artiste Korede Bello was accused staying away from school without permission by his lecturers at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) in Ogba, Lagos after they threatened to resign if the singer took semester exams. The 18-year-old singer, however, later apologised during a meeting with the school’s management. Now there are reports that the student who exposed Korede’s truancy has been failed by the institute for incriminating the Mavin singer.

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Adorable Photos Of Olajumoke as Shirleys Confectionery Ambassador

Online sensation and now supermodel, Olajumoke Orisaguna, has resumed brand ambassadorial duties for Shirley’s confectionery

Popular bread seller turned model, Olajumoke Orisagunna has gone back to selling bread, but this time, as a brand ambassador for Abuja’s biggest confectionery, Shirleys. See more pics after cut

Read 'abducted' Ese Oruru's alleged unedited letter to lover, Yunusa

According to Sunnewsonline: Supposedly, below is a letter the 14 or 17 year old abducted Bayelsa indigene wrote to her lover, Yunusa, who is presently in police custody for abducting her, taking her to Kano, converting her to Islam, marrying and impregnating her. Read below

Mr Patrick Popular Comedian Weds American Lover-Photo

Popular Comedian Mr Patrick married his American lover Tammy yesterday at the Ikoyi Registry. Tammy is a trained accountant. Mr Patrick is the creator of 'The Adventure of Mr Patrick' showing on STV and African Magic. Congrats.

20-year-old girl allegedly bites neighbour to death

A 20-year-old girl identified as Ogbonna Onyinyechi who allegedly bit one Engineer Pius Ezema to death at 15, Ondo Street, Okobaba in Ebute Metta area of Lagos state, has revealed what led to the incident.

The suspect who has been in detention at Denton Police Station since the incident which occurred on March 12, said Pius quarrelled with her for singing loudly near his window in the ‘face-me-I -face-you’ apartment where they lived as next door neighbours.

Paul Okoye Offers Public Apology

Paul Okoye has publicly apologised over the recent divide that has trailed  P-Square  in recent times. Even though he admitted that he and his brother, Peter Okoye have issues, He revealed that it was not his intention for  things to get out of hands. Paul also revealed that their brother, Jude Okoye was only a Scape goat and victim in the fight between them.
See apology below:

Photos from Linda Ikeji's ongoing vacation with family, friends and lucky fan in Dubai

Linda and the lucky fan....Linda and her sisters/BFF
Some weeks ago, the foremost blogger announced that she will be going to Dubai for vacation with a lucky fan...well, the vacation has started and here are some first photos as shared on Instagram. More pic after the cut

Friday, 18 March 2016

Pregnant 19-year-old girl stabs boyfriend to death for posting another girl's picture on Facebook

Kelvin Mugalla Ikatwa, 25, a university student and a footballer, was allegedly stabbed by Sheila Atema, 19, with a knife at her house in Kangemi Trench, Kenya, following a quarrel which started after Mugalla uploaded a picture of a different woman on his Facebook wall. The girl has since been arrested.

MOVIE: The new trailer for "X-Men: Apocalypse" has arrived



Mystique rallies the young X-Men students into a high stakes war against the Four Horsemen and their evil master.

American Hero Showtimes – In Cinemas Now

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NEW MOVIE: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl star in romantic thriller ‘Colonia’

After a 5-year acting hiatus following the success of the Harry Potter series, Emma Watson has teamed up with Daniel Brühl and Michael Nyqvist on ‘Colonia’, an epic historical drama based on true events from Pinochet-era Chile.

False declaration of asset: CCT to rule on Saraki’s push for dismissal of charges on March 24

VANGUARD:

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has fixed March 24 for ruling on a motion by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, seeking to dismiss the false assets declaration charges leveled against him.

How Boko Haram insurgents got killed by their ‘own land mines’

Fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Kumala, Borno state drove their getaway vehicle into one of the land mines they had buried in wait for Nigerian soldiers.

Rivers re-run: All APC members are God-fearing – Ameachi insists

Ahead of the weekend’s Senatorial re-run election in Rivers State, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that all members of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are God-fearing.

Speaking with Channels TV, Ameachi said APC members are God-fearing including the 1,029,102 million who voted for the party in the 2015 governorship election in the state.

Saraki Arrive CCT Trial With 80 Lawyers

Senator Bukola Saraki and other senators have arrived the court room around 9:55 am. He immediately went to greet members of his legal team led by Kanu Agabi.

At 10:28am, Justice Umar Danladi finally walked in with the other members of the tribunal. Proceedings has commenced with the Tribunal Clerk calling the case.

Construction worker dies after falling from 53rd floor of skyscraper

A Los Angeles construction worker has died after falling from the 53rd floor of a future skyscraper.

The unidentified man landed on a hatchback that was traveling on the road hundreds of feet below and was pronounced dead at the scene earlier Thursday morning.

Nigerian student thrown out of Donald Trump presidential candidate's rally [Video]

A Nigerian student studying at the  East Carolina University Adedayo Adeniyi was reportedly thrown out of US Presidential candidate, Donald Trump's rally last week Wednesday, March 9.
New York Daily News reported that 20-year-old Adeniyi was kicked out of the rally for being black.

He attended the rally in Fayetteville, N.C. not as a protester or demonstrator, but out of curiosity.

Police arrest man for marrying wife without parents’ consent

A 30-year-old man, Ugo Madugba, has been arrested by police officers for marrying his 28-year-old wife without the consent of her parents.

His wife, Nono Orji, who is a medical doctor, on Thursday, March 17, 2016, told the story on her Facebook page. She accused the law enforcement officers of attempting to poison her husband.

Tenant sets Landlord ablaze in Edo over disagreement

A tenant, Jeff Obasohan, set his 83-year-old landlord, Pa Joseph Iyen, ablaze on Wednesday, at the deceased’s residence located on Uwa Street, in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State.

The Nation newspaper reports that there have been a protracted quarrel between the octogenarian and Obasohan over his unpaid rent‎.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Prayer Of The Day God is not unjust (Hebrews 6:10)

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. (Hebrews 6:10)

Let us pray:

WhatsApp to increase security with encrypted voice chats

WhatsApp to increase security with encrypted voice chats, as tech companies look to hide messages from governments

Many of the biggest firms in Silicon Valley are looking to make messages un-crackable, in the wake of a high-profile dispute between Apple and the FBI

WhatsApp is about to add encrypted video chats to its app, so that nobody could snoop on its users even if they tried, according to reports.

Mother Teresa to be made a saint on 4 September, Pope Francis confirms

The Albanian missionary was one of five candidates for sainthood Reuters


Mother Teresa will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church at a ceremony on 4 September, Pope Francis has announced.

The date of her canonisation falls on the eve of the 19th anniversary of her death.

Jaden Smith covers British GQ Style

Jaden Smith covers British GQ Style, says he sees ‘no difference between men and women’s clothing’

Jaden Smith has addressed those who have criticised his decision to front Louis Vuitton’s latest womenswear collection, confessing that he sees no difference between men and women’s clothing.

Michelle Obama Slays In Photoshoot For The Verge

American technology news and media network, The Verge featured the United States of America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama on its front pages.

The first lady slayed in a simple white blouse and black slacks with zip detail.

Pupils desert schools after eating free meals

Photo Credit: Vanguard
Kaduna State Government, yesterday, expressed concern over the desertion of schools by primary school pupils after taking the free meal offered them. The pupils have developed the habit of leaving school immediately after the free meal under the guise of going to drink water.

Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Shehu Adamu, told newsmen in Kaduna that government was disturbed by the situation.

Monday, 14 March 2016

This Abuja based barber was killed by mob over N10naira (Photos)

Ikechukwu Anigbo, a barber is the latest victim of mob attack. He was beaten, killed and burnt around a popular relaxation centre in Apo, Abuja.When Chukwudi Orji bade his friend, Ikechukwu Anigbo, good bye as he left the relaxation centre, he never knew, that was the last time he would be speaking to him.

Every Challenge Is Opportunity For Female Artistes To Triumph – Yemi Alade

LeaderShip: One of Nigeria’s trendy pop singer, Yemi Alade, has urged female artistes to take every challenge as an opportunity for them to triumph and excel.
Alade expressed this thought in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday.
She, therefore, advised female artistes not to allow challenges to stop them achieving their lifetime dreams.

IGP deploys AIG, 3 CPs for Rivers re-run polls

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase
DAILYTRUST: Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase has directed the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) in charge of Zone 6 Calabar, Adisa Baba Bolanta to relocate to Port Harcourt in preparation for the supplementary elections in Rivers State slated for Saturday, March 19.

Buhari, Nguema meet over N/Delta, Gulf of Guinea

DAILYTRUST: President Buhari receives in Audience Special Envoy of H.E. Mr Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

President Muhammadu Buhari will today leave for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, for talks with President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on further measures to protect the people and resources of the Niger Delta and Gulf of Guinea.

Canadian Police Train Nigerian Counterparts On Crimes Investigation

Premium Times: The Canadian Police College and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have trained members of the Nigeria Police Force on effective investigation and management of complex and serious criminal incidents, a statement has said.

The statement was issued by the Public Affairs Office of the High Commission of Canada in Nigeria in Abuja on Friday.

LASU Anthony Campus Results are yet to be released for over 6yrs

An affected student writes in...
I attended LASU (Anthony Campus) and graduated in the year 2009 but as I write this, we are yet to receive our results from the school authorities. We have pleaded with the school authorities on several occasions on the release of our results but unfortunately our pleas have fallen on deaf ears.

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Ciara Gets Engaged to NFL star Russell During Romantic Getaway

The 'Love Sex Magic' singer says yes to her boyfriend when he presents her with a huge diamond ring on the beach during a romantic proposal.

Ciara, 30, is set to tie the knot with her NFL star beau Russell Wilson. The 27-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback popped the big question to his singer girlfriend during a romantic getaway in the Seychelles in North Island. He proposed to her on the beach.

Chris Brown Throws the F Word to Donald Trump and His Supporters

The singer was commenting on the incident where a black man was punched in the face by a white supporter of Trump.

Chris Brown went on a tirade on Thursday, March 10 after a white supporter of Donald Trump sucker-punched a black protester. The R 'n' B singer wants black people to travel in big bunch to avoid being outnumbered by the presidential hopeful's violent rallygoers.

EFCC gets presidency's nod to probe Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari may have given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) the nod to probe ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan.

According to The Punch, President Buhari’s special assistant on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, in a chat on Friday, March 11, noted that there was no secret agreement between the present and past presidents to exempt Jonathan from the list of corrupt people to be probed by this administration.

HOW TO FIX A RELATIONSHIP THAT’S FALLING APART

Getting into a relationship is easy. Sustaining it for a long time isn’t. A relationship needs to be nurtured for it to grow and stand the test of time. As time progresses, a lot of people do not feel the need to look after their relationship or are just too busy to do so. As a result, even before they realize cracks begin to show in their relationship. They notice some signs of what is going to happen but they ignore them. They tend to overlook these signs and think that things will get normal in some time. Two individuals, who share a relationship, need to take care of it and make sure that things do not go haywire. If they do not give it enough time it will fall apart never to be repaired. If you have the slightest of inkling that you relationship is falling apart, then you must take charge of the situation and carry out some damage controlling measures.

Here are a few ways to fix a relationship that’s falling apart:

Kim Kardashian mad at mom Kris Jenner for copying style

File Image of Kim Kardashian
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian expressed her anger at her mother Kris Jenner, accusing her of copying her style.

Kim sat down with her sister Khloe Kardashian to talk about various topics during a livestream called Hanging with KoKo. Kim seemed upset as she discussed Kris' obsession with her style, reports aceshowbiz

10 Likely Reasons You’re Still Single and Struggling

Life sometimes become very unreasonable and you feel that you haven’t found your Mr. Right because every guy has some or the other problem. But have you ever wonder why you’re still single and struggling? The problem can be in your mind or with yourself too. We just meet someone just once and we easily tend to judge the other person. This can be one main reason why you have been running away from relationship or relationships maybe running away from you. I will be sharing with you how to make a amends

How a 22-year-old was paid $15,000 by Facebook

Anand Prakash,Image courtesy Lemon Studio 
Last week we woke up to the news of a 22-year old Security Engineer at Flipkart discovering a bug in Facebook that could grant access to messages, credit/debit cards tied to the account and personal photos and other personal information. All without the user’s knowledge.

Anand Prakash, who discovered the bug and informed Facebook about it, was rewarded $15,000 (approx Rs 10 lakh) for discovering the vulnerability which could be disastrous for the Menlo Park-based company.

Friday, 11 March 2016

PROMO WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT FROM COMPANIES

BAILEYS NIGERIA #THATAMAZINGWOMAN MOTHERS DAY CONTEST

Congratulations to the winners of #ThatAmazingWoman Mothers' day campaign.

Their pictures had the most likes at midnight, 6th of March. Baileys will help them celebrate #ThatAmazingWoman with half a million Naira. cc @officialwaje @thehesey @kemilot @pweetycy @comedianebiye @qingjhene @hard_cray @saakaa_ @hey_zika @badothe_ @baby.africa

Tonto Dikeh Shares More Photos Of Her Baby Bump

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, who kept mute during her 9 months pregnancy and kept it from social media, now decides to share more photos of her when she was heavily pregnant. See photos after cut

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