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Monday, 31 August 2015

Breaking news: Akpabio escapes death in Abuja auto crash

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Immediate past Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Godswill Akpabio, has been admitted at the National Hospital Abuja after being involved in a motor accident this morning.
His siren-blaring convoy was said to have crashed into other vehicles, with the former governor sustaining injury. The extent of his injury was not disclosed by the doctors at the National Hospital, who claimed that it was the family that had the right to do so.

According to Vanguard report, the Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has visited his predecessor at the National Trauma Center of the National Hospital.

Details later:

Kayode Ogundamisi blast Lai Mohammed for denying Buhari's 100 days in office promises

   
Political activist, Kayode Ogundamisi (who supported Buhari's presidential bid) has called out APC's national spokesperson, Lai Mohammed and presidential spokesperson, Shehu Garba for denying promises Buhari made while campaigning to be elected president. Read more tweets below;

Kanye West beat Donald Trump in new twitter poll for best US Presidential candidate

                             
Kanye West beat Donald Trump in new twitter poll for best US Presidential candidate. In a new twitter poll people were asked to choose between Kanye West & Donald Trump as a Presidential candidate for the 2020 election, the rapper beat Trump by thousands of votes. Lol... guess this could boost West interest for the US number one office.

Photos: Late comers in Ekiti State Civil Service lie on the ground to beg Fayose


These photos were posted by the twitter handle of Ekiti state government. It shows some civil servants who were caught coming late to work by Fayose, who paid an unscheduled visit to the state secretariat, begging him to forgive them for coming late.
Source:LIB

Did Neyo marry instagram model, Crystal Renay?

   
Reports have it that Neyo is married.... You'll recall Neyo asked the mother of his first two children, Monyetta Shaw, to have her tubes tied because he doesn't want more children. But yesterday same Neyo announced on instagram that he's expecting baby number 3 with popular instagram model Crystal Renay, who he has secretly married.

Buhari never promised he was going to do anything in 100 days- Lai Mohammed

                           
APC national spokesperson, Lai Mohammed this morning on Channels TV said President Buhari never promised to do anything within his 1st 100 days in office.

"Buhari never promised to do anything in 100 days, that's the honest truth. You see, when you are running a campaign, all kinds of literature will emerge from all sorts of groups but I came here and I said there are only just two documents that you can judge a party with. that is the constitution of the party and the manifesto of the party. Those are the only two documents that are registered with INEC you can go to court on or hold a party accountable for" he said

Consider South East in your appointments - Okorocha begs president Buhari

                         
Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has appealed to President Buhari to consider the people of the South East in his appointments. According to Vanguard, Governor Okorocha made the appeal during a meeting with selected stakeholders in the state over the weekend

"What I can only do is to continue to appeal to the president to consider the South-East in his appointments. And as far as I am concerned, the president had executed what the office empowers him to do, and it is believed that he did that in the best interest of the nation.

Photos: Singer Seyi Shay covers Blanck magazine’s September issue


Singer, Seyi Shay is the cover person for the September issue of Blanck digital magazine. Lovely covers... see one more pic below;

Hail The Champs: Nigeria's Basketball team, D'Tigers win first African Basketball title

 
Nigeria basketball team, D'Tigers won its first continental title at the 2015 African Basketball Championship which held in Tunisia yesterday August 30th. The basketball team beat defending champions Angola by 74 points to 65.

Their victory at yesterday's match gave them automatic qualification to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil.

Burna Boy locked mouth with Cynthia Morgan, yes a kiss

                 
Burna Boy locked mouth with Cynthia Morgan, yes a kiss it was ... that got tongues wagging. Cynthia shared the photo and wrote "Let’s just be honest! Let’s just be real!". She's since deleted it. Probably its from a video shoot or its a definition of reality? I guess we'll just wait for the answers #winks
#DoItRight

Photos: Have you seen a goat with six legs?

     
A goat in Muzuwerani Kwa Ndomo, Kilishi County, Kenya gave birth to a kid with two fore legs and four hind legs. This is the third delivery for the mother goat, according to the goat's owner Omar.
"The goat has given birth twice before to normal twins. However, when it came to the third delivery, I was shocked to see the kid having six legs and the reproductive organ located beneath the legs.It uses the same organ to pass both urine and excrement." he said.

35 princes contending to take the vacant throne of the Ooni of Ife

                          
35 princes from the 4 ruling houses in Ile-Ife are now jostling for the vacant stool of the Ooni of Ife.
The Giesi Ruling House which claims it is its turn to produce the next traditional ruler for Ile-Ife after the demise of Oba Okunade Sijuwade at the weekend set in motion plans to present qualified persons to the king-makers.

The  ruling house according to reliable sources met on Saturday at the family compound at Agbedede lane in Ile-Ife to receive the report of its Selection Screening Committee.

President should build special prisons for corrupt Nigerians – Balarabe

                               
During the time of the former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, him and most of his colleagues lived a moderate lifestyle life due to the fact that corruption was  minimal.

In an interview with Vanguard newspaper he was asked how he felt about Governors and other people in politics who use their positions to amass wealth while in public office.

Kanye West apologizes to Taylor Swift and announces his run for US Presidency in 2020

        
Kanye West was honored in a big way during Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards by receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, an accolade previously awarded to superstars like Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Madonna and The Beatles throughout the show's more than 20-year tenure.

He accepted the prestigious award but not without a 13minute acceptance speech that blew any previous Kanye moments way out of the water. Prior to Yeezy taking the stage, Taylor Swift  talked about the infamous 2009 VMAs Best Female Video debacle that pinned the two hit makers against each other for years to follow.

Commercial transporters clash with FRSC over Sept 1 introduction of speed limiter

                           
A major crisis that may disrupt road transportation in Nigeria for a long period if not averted by the Presidency has broken out between commercial transporters in the country and the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC.
The crisis of confidence between the two parties arises over the decision by the commission to introduce speed limiter technology on commercial vehicles with effect from September 1 this year.

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Church members chase pastor from church for impregnating maid

                              
There was commotion on Sunday at the United Methodist Church, Mafoluku, in the Oshodi area of Lagos as members of the church chased away their pasto for allegedly impregnating his housemaid.
It was learnt that the pastor, Barkuma Andrew, was stopped from leading the church seven months ago when the housemaid, who was also a member of the church, Grace, had complications after aborting the pregnancy.

Andrew had lived with his wife, children, wife’s cousin, Favour, and Grace in a three-bedroomed flat on the church premises before the incident.

Former NSA, Sambo Dasuki’s trial begins Tuesday

                                    
The Federal Government will on Tuesday arraign former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), before a Federal High Court in Abuja for allegedly being in possession of firearms without license.

The Department of State Security Service, DSS, had, in a statement by one of its officials, Tony Opuiyo, on August 24, 2015, said that it had charged Dasuki with the alleged offence.
Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, had on Friday assigned the case to Justice Adeniyi Ademola, who is the court’s vacation judge.

Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara kidnapped yesterday in PH by gunmen

                                      
According to reports, popular Vanguard newspaper columnist and broadcaster, Donu Kogbara, was kidnapped from her home in the Nkpogu area of Port Harcourt early Sunday morning, August 30 by gun men who drove in a CRV SUV. The reason for her kidnap is unknown and no ransom has been demanded for her release by her abductors.

"I have no regrets marrying an old woman, because all young girls do is beg" says man who married a 68yr old Swedish woman

                          
28-year-old Guvnor Ace (born Ronald Samawere) who had earlier been accused of 'dating an ancestor' got married to 68-year-old Lisa Johnson on August 20 in a civil ceremony held at the Uganda Registration Service Bureau in Kampala before friends and family members. Speaking to Uganda’s WBS TV on why he married his wife, the Ugandan dance-hall artiste said that young girls are a financial liability and some are not genuine.

"I have no regrets, because these young girls will ask for airtime and on sending it, they will not even call you, all they do is to beep. All they do is beg!" he said

Floyd Mayweather still showing off his millions in cash

  
Boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather still showing off his millions in cash... The boxer took to instagram to show off what he packs for any of his trip.. See more screenshots from the video below;

Boko Haram kills 68 in Borno village

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At least 68 people were killed while several others sustained injuries as Boko Haram insurgents invaded Baanu Village in Nganzai local government area of Borno State on Friday night.

A resident of the area, Yuram Musa, who fled to Maiduguri to avoid the attack, said the insurgents came on horses at about 8:30 shooting sporadically and killing everyone they came across.

He said: “We had to flee into the bush and hide and after they left, we return back to pick some of our belongings. I counted 68 corpses, some were slaughtered, while others were with gunshot wounds. The number of those killed is worrisome as corpses littered the streets of the village.

Sunday, 30 August 2015

APC will henceforth be fully involved in the subsequent appointments - Oyegun

  
On Thursday, August 27, President Buhari drew the anger of many across the country when the list of his latest appointment was released. The list which contained six new key appointees was criticized as being lopsided. Responding to the widespread outrage and criticisms over the appointment, APC national chairman Chief John Oyegun in an interview with Thisday on Saturday in Abuja said,

'Anti-corruption fight is non negotiable' - Presidency replies former Ministers under GEJ's administration


The presidency has released a statement replying former Ministers who worked in Jonathan's administration. In a statement released this evening, the former ministers had asked the Buhari led govt to be sincere in its fight against corruption and not use it as a tool for political witch hunting. In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the presidency said the war against corruption is not a personal one nor a means of political witch hunting and that the fight is not negotiable and does not have friend nor foe.

Bono of U2 becomes world's richest pop star after investment in Facebook earns him over $1billion

                           
U2’s Bono who has been in Nigeria for some days now for One.org charity organized work has become the world’s richest pop star after raking in nearly £1 billion from his Facebook shares. The Beautiful Day hitmaker bought a 2.3 per cent share in the social media network for £56 million in 2009 with the investment group that he co-founded, Elevation Partners. Today that share is worth a whopping £940 million, according to reports. That means that Bono’s venture has earned him more in the last six years than the whole of his incredible music career.

Give Jonathan administration due credit, former ministers tell President Buhari

                              
Former ministers that served under President Goodluck Jonathan administration have released a statement where they asked the Buhari led government to stop attacking the administration of their former boss and give them some credit. In the statement signed by former Minister of National planning Abubakar Suleiman and released today August 30th, the former ministers listed the various achievements during their tenure, stressing that the successes that have been recorded in the present government was as a result of the good foundation they laid. They urged Buhari to press on with the anti-corruption fight, but that the fight must be done in a fair and non-partisan manner, in line with due process, and not as a political witch-hunt. The statement below;

Kenya rules the rest of the world at the IAAF World Championship in Beijing

                         
Kenya rules the rest of the world as they finished on top for the first time at the IAAF World Championship in Beijing.... This was historic.  Kenya topped the world at the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing with 7 Gold, 6 Silver and 3 Bronze. 26-year-old Asbel Kiprop crossed the line in 3:34.40. to win the Men's 1500m gold medal which ensured Kenya finished top.

Jamaica finished second overall with 7 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze to make a total of 12 medals while United States of America came third with 5 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze to sum up the best top three with 18 medals in total. Check the table below;

Photos: Gov Fayose of Ekiti state driving a Lorry to inspect flood control project

    
Lolz... The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose was seen driving a lorry as he went on inspection of the Channelization Project at Arowa - Darlimore area of Ado Ekiti. Some excited residents surrounded his lorry to say hello as he drove by. More photos below;

I'm blessed, I am a settled woman - Tonto Dikeh declares

         
Actress Tonto Dikeh bride price has been paid as customs demand so she is now officially a wife to her Mr. X. Yeah Tonto is happy and has continued to celebrate as she plan for the upcoming ceremony.... read her words as she explains how she feels;

MUST READ: Borno state governor's tribute to his late deputy

     
Below is a tribute written by Governor Kashim Shettima to his former deputy Zannah Umar Mustapha who died on August 15th in Yola, Adamawa state

 I can't remember the exact date I gave him that name, 'Mazan Fama'. I had given him series of assignments to undertake, some of them really tasking. All I did was to give him targets. I wanted all the assignments accomplished for the good of Borno but I wasn't expecting them accomplished in one outing! It was typical of what we do in the banking sector where I spent most of my professional years.

P-Square escape unhurt from an accident along Lagos Ibadan Expressway

                       
The music duo alongside Kaffy's husband (who is their official drummer) & their assistant manager escaped from an accident along the Lagos Ibadan Expressway. Peter took to Instagram to share the details. Read what he wrote below;

Reject public funds stolen by your Husbands-Sultan advises women

                            
The Sultan of Sokoto and President Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakar, advised Muslim women to fight against corruption by rejecting stolen public funds from their husbands who are public office holders. He said this in Ilorin, Kwara state capital yesterday during the formal opening of the 30th annual national conference of Federation of Muslim Women’s Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN).He also advised wives of state governors and emirs to lead the campaign for girl-child education.

The Sultan who spoke on ‘Motherhood and Leadership’ at the event  explained that, “the myriad of problems confronting the country starts from our homes.”

Nigerian PhD Candidate, Ruth Agbakoba wins 1st Prize at World Congress on Medical IT

               
Nigerian PhD Candidate, Ruth Agbakoba won the 1st prize award at The World Congress on Medical IT. Congratulations to her. One more pic of her below;

Oshiomhole has forgotten so soon by Reno Omokri

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This article is written by former presidential aide, Reno Omokri. Read below;

On July 17, 2012, a recently re-elected Governor Adams Oshiomhole visited Aso Rock Presidential Villa and on his way out he had a chat with State House Correspondents and said as follows “what the Edo election has confirmed is that when the President and Commander-in-Chief puts the country first and conducts himself as a statesman, not just as a party leader, credible elections are possible, because people were apprehensive that the Nigerian Army could be misused. But of course, I told them I didn’t think they were right, but the President’s clear directive was that the votes must count."

WHAT?! Mikel Obi reportedly secretly fathered two children with two different women

                             
This will definitely come as a big surprise to many but then it is the rumour or do i say as reported by the UK Mirror. The report states that Chelsea and Nigerian Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi secretly fathered 2 children, a 4 year old son and a one year old daughter with two different women...but is in a famous relationship with girlfriend, Olga.

UK Mirror reports
Chelsea footballer John Obi Mikel has secretly fathered two children with different women, it has emerged today. The 28-year-old midfielder is dad to a four-year-old son and a one-year-old daughter after short relationships with the women.

It's Don Jazzy again!!! 'My advice to up and coming artistes'

                                 
                  
It's Don Jazzy again!!! ... Yeah the prolific super music producer shared some words of advice to up and coming artistes. Read more of his tweets tagged #WhenYouFinallyBlow below;

Former Pres. Jonathan and Diezani face probe over $6.9m campaign stages

                          
The ongoing probe of former Pres Jonathan's administration by President Muhammadu Buhari is to find out the  dealings behind the alleged purchase of 3 mobile stages, that cost $6.9m, Presidency source has said.

According to a document, which was obtained from the Presidency on Saturday, the deal, which is now a subject of investigation, was allegedly carried out by Jonathan; his Chief Security Officer, Mr. Gordon Obuah; and former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

17 year old boy charged with raping a 9year old family friend since the age of 3

                    
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with raping a nine-year-old family friend at a state fair.
Jonathan Fleming was arrested at the Maryland State Fairgrounds after the victim's father became concerned when he saw the pair together. An investigation by the Crimes Against Children Unit alleges that Fleming has been sexually abusing the girl since she was about 3 years old.

The girl reportedly told police that Fleming has forced her several times a year to engage in sex acts at different fairs in Maryland and elsewhere.

24 year old mother dumps new born baby in a nylon bag on the street

                                  
According to Mr and Mrs Osarhiakhi Ebohon, on June 13, 2015, a baby was dumped at Obazuaye Street in Evbuareke Quarters, Uselu, Benin City, at about 11am. Residents saw a newborn baby wrapped in a black nylon bag. The Ebohons, among other residents, placed curses on whoever might have thrown the child away. The police was invited to take away the baby who was later sent to the Ministry of Women Affairs in Edo State.

That night, Mrs. Ebohon observed that their oldest daughter, Joy, was acting different, so she tried to find out what her daughter’s problem was, to no avail. So she told the husband to probe Joy to know what the problem was.

Check out photos from Tonto Dikeh's traditional wedding

                   
Wow! Congratulations toTonto Dikeh and hubby who had their traditional wedding yesterday. Tonto sure knows how to keep her stuff secret lol... see some lovely photos below;

Mariah Carey and daughter share loving kisses at a pool


Super star singer, Mariah Carey pictured getting loving kisses from her daughter Monroe as they went swimming together. Her kids with ex-Nick Cannon. 

Amaechi fires back: Wike also corrupt; I won’t appear before his commission

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Immediate past governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday, accused his successor, Mr Nyesom Wike, of also being  corrupt. AmaechiThe former governor spoke, yesterday, in Port Harcourt, while addressing loyalists of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Amaechi said he was in the Rivers State capital  to quietly attend a church program and will leave same day, adding that he had clear documents pointing at the alleged corruption acts  of the governor.

Amaechi vowed never to appear before  the Justice  George Omereji Commission of Inquiry investigating alleged sale of  the  assets of the state by his government, insisting that the establishment of the commission did not comply with constitutional provisions.

Photos: Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage and Korede Bello spotted in London

           
Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage and Korede Bello spotted in London and billed to perform at the crack ya Ribs show in London. More photos below;

Photos of Lauryn Hill arrival in Lagos


Lauryn Hill came in yesterday evening for a show billed to hold at Eko Hotel;