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Monday, 30 November 2015

EFCC detains Shuaibu Salisu, others over $2bn arms deal

                         
About 20 top officials of the previous administration, who were alleged to have played active roles in the disappearance of $2 billion meant for the procurement of arms and ammunition for the country’s armed forces were taken into custody by the Economic and Finance Crimes Commission, EFCC, for questioning.

Some of the officials taken into custody are the former Minister of State for Finance, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda and a former Director of Finance in the Office of the National Security Adviser, Shuaibu Salisu.
The former minister, who worked under Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was still being questioned by operatives of the EFCC in Abuja as at last night.

APC sends Bello's name to INEC as late Prince Audu’s replacement

                        
APC has picked and forwarded to INEC Yahaya Bello's name to be its substitute for late Prince Audu Abubakar in the Kogi state supplementary governorship election come December 5th. This move puts a note of finality to who will be representing the party in the supplementary election.

INEC’s Deputy Director in charge of Publicity, Nick Dazang. who confirmed this new development said " They have sent the name of their replacement candidate, the second runner-up in their primaries, that is Yahaya Bello, to the commission.”.

Check out new photos of former MBGN and Miss World, Agbani Darego

                   
She is still beautiful and ageless right? More photos below;

John Legend wife, Chrissy Teigen fights with Donald Trump & his supporters on twitter


Pregnant Chrissy Teigen who got into a war of words with supporters of America's Planned Parenthood organization last week was in another fight on Monday this time with Donald Trump and his supporters.
So, Donald Trump tweeted: "Meeting with African American Pastors at Trump Tower was amazing. Wonderful news conference followed. Now off to Georgia for big speech!" and she said: So don't tweet about it Twit!

HAPPY NEW MONTH: Year 2015 has been a great journey thus far; we can't but keep giving thanks to the Almighty GOD

                            
Year 2015 has been a great journey thus far; we can't but keep giving thanks to the Almighty GOD. To all our RQ607 Blog Readers, i wish you a blessed month of December,2015 and a Happy New year in advance. Your joy shall blossom with many more blessings and success. You shall not experience pain, sorrow and loss.... for God has made your path straight and blessed.

'Lay down your arms' Pope Francis says as he opens 'Holy Door' in Bangui, Central African Republic

       
Pope Francis, who arrived conflict-ridden Central African Republic on Sunday, November 29, on his final leg of a three-nation African tour, has urged the warring factions to lay down their weapons.

    "To all those who make unjust use of the weapons of this world, I make this appeal: lay down these instruments of death!"

See photos: Man builds a plane using tutorial videos & aircraft manuals

An Ethiopian man, Asmelash Zeferu has built a plane with tutorial videos on YouTube. 35-year-old Zeferu's childhood dream was to become a pilot but he was rejected by the Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy and since he couldn't realize his dream, he decided to build a plane. 

See new photos of Majek Fashek looking really cool at an event in Lagos last night

    
Majek Fashek is a Nigerian music icon and one of the finest regae stars of all time... Majek who recently had a stint in rehab home located in Abuja stepped out at Tyme Out with Tee A concert last night in Lagos looking better than ever! See more of his photos below;

BASKETBALL: Kobe Bryant announces retirement from basketball at age 37

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One of the most talented basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers announced yesterday Sunday November 29th that he would retire from professional basketball after the end of this season, his 20th in the NBA.

He announced his retirement in form of a poem on The Players' Tribune website, bringing to a close one of the most decorated careers in the history of the sport. In the poem titled 'Dear Basketball' The 37 year old wrote;

Check out photos from video shoot of the hit song "Whatsup" by Calebin

The long anticipated video by Calebin for his hit song "Whatsup" has been shot and would soon be released. The video was shot at a choice location in Helsinki, Finland. Check out the photos below from the video footage....

Sunday, 29 November 2015

T.B. Joshua to be arraigned tomorrow over death of 116 persons in church building collapse

                           
Pastor T.B Joshua along with some engineers will be arraigned tomorrow November 30th before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the death of 116 people in the Synagogue Church of all Nations building collapse which occurred in September 2014.

Joshua and his engineers are expected to be arraigned before Justice Lawal Akapo according to a statement by the Deputy Director, Public Affairs of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Bola Akingbade.

How N65bn Abacha loot was spent – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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Former Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told the World Bank that about $500 million (N65bn) recovered from the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha in Switzerland was spent in the 2004 and 2005 budgets on roads, electricity, education, water and health across all six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

This was contained in the documents the World Bank sent to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, following enquiries made by SERAP on how the money, tagged Abacha loot was spent.

Man, 54, in Police net over alleged fraud

                               
Police in Lagos State have arrested a 54-year-old man alleged to be an expert in swindling unsuspecting members of the public by selling fake mobile phones as genuine ones to them.

According to Vanguard report, the suspect identified as Michael Bisa, was weekend arrested along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at about 5: 50 pm, when the policemen attached to Rapid Response Squad, RRS, on patrol, suspected his movements on sighting him. Confessing to the crime, the suspect, who is a native of Delta State, said poverty led him into the act of duping innocent people.

N7bn Kano hospital ready in 2016 —Dangote

                          *Alhaji Aliko Dangote
Chief Executive of the Dangote Foundation, Ms Halima Dangote, has said that the ongoing construction of a multi-billion naira state-of-the-art Operating Theatre and Diagnostic Centre  at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano will be completed next year.

Ms Dangote, who disclosed this when her team visited the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, weekend, said the Operating Theatre and Diagnostic Centre will cost the Foundation N7 billion.

Boko Haram kills 7 people including a soldier in fresh Borno attacks

                       
In two separate Boko Haram attacks, seven people including a soldier, were killed in both Bam and Gajigana villages of Biu and Magumeri Local Government Areas of Borno State, while an unspecified number of teenage girls were abducted in Bam Village. Several more people were injured in Gajigana village after insurgents set ablaze shops and houses without confrontation.

A resident of the area who fled to Miringa town for safety, Mallam Ali Bam, said that the insurgents went to the village at about 3:30 am on the weekend and set the whole village ablaze.

Missing cash: Defence Hqtrs detains Generals, recalls others

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In a bid to recover stolen defence cash running into trillions of Naira, the Defence Headquarters might have started recalling no fewer than 20 Generals said to have been involved in the purchase of arms and ammunition for the country.

Counterfeit nairaCompetent military sources told Vanguard last night that the suspected top military officers were being detained at a military facility in Abuja and would soon be made to face the music for their roles in fleecing the nation.

See photos: Gay Gospel singer threatens to kill himself, says he is tired of unfulfilled promises and broken heart

A Kenyan gay gospel musician George Barasa popularly known as Joji Baro took to his Facebook page on November 26, to disclose his intention to commit suicide.

Looted fund is being returned through CBN- Femi Adesina

                         
According to Punch, public funds that have been returned by some past government officials who looted the treasury while in power are currently with the Central Bank of Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari during an interactive session he had with members of the Nigerian community in the Islamic Republic of Iran had previously said that some past government officials who stole public funds had started returning parts of their loot voluntarily.

Pope Francis celebrates Cardinal Arinze as he marks 50 years of episcopal ordination

                                
The Pope, who was represented by the Papal Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Augustine Kassuja at the Pontifical Mass at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, described Cardinal Arinze as God’s gift to humanity.
During the homily, the Apostolic Nuncio to Central Africa, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, described Cardinal Arinze’s spiritual milestones as an evidence of divine presence in his service to humanity.

He said:

DSS warns citizens of planned Boko Haram attacks in Abuja

Department of State Security 'Service' (DSS) has warned of impeding terror attacks in Abuja through a memo by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) about possible Boko Haram attacks.

Copies of the letter titled: “Forwarding of Intelligence” which was addressed to the National Presidents of Jaamatu Nasril Islam (JNI), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the General Manager of the Abuja Markets Management Limited (AMML) were sent to several people in Abuja  Friday night/early Saturday morning.

Photo: Dj Khalid thinks he looks cool... do you think so?

                         
Lol,,, Dj Khalid thinks he looks cool... do you think so? #YeahBoldHappy

See photos: Tyson Fury is the new heavyweight champion of the world after defeating Wladimir Klitschko

Englishman Tyson Fury beat Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous points decision on a sensational night in Germany. The 27-year-old shone throughout the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight title bout in Dusseldorf on Saturday night.

Fury didn't allow Klitschko to settle and the Ukrainian looked rattled, refusing to throw his right hand properly.

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Putin orders several sanctions against Turkey

                                
Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree for sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, days after a Russian warplane was shot down in Turkey. Turkish Presdient Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret over the warplane incident earlier on Saturday, saying:

    "We are truly saddened by this incident," Erdogan said. "We wish it hadn't happened as such, but unfortunately such a thing has happened. I hope that something like this doesn't occur again."

Lol! Gov. Fayose of Ekiti state cuts 'Kpomo' meat

                 
Lol... Kpomo things hehehehhe

One more pic below;

Shehu Garba denies that Buhari is slashing the salaries and allowances of Ministers

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba has denied reports that President Buhari has slashed the salaries of the newly appointed Ministers. There were reports earlier today that President Buhari had tampered with the salaries and allowances of the ministers. Continue to see more of his tweets...

Apple takes over again, named 2015 world's most valuable brand


Apple has overthrown Google to reclaim its title as the world’s most valuable brand for the year 2015. The company had a great surge in 2015 thanks to the huge success of its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s, beating Google with a growth of over $70 billion. Microsoft came 3rd in the annual rankings made by Millard Brown, with just a little separating them from 4th-ranked IBM.

ALERT!!! Wanted terror suspect Malik Yassin sneaks into Kenya, Police issues alert for his arrest

  
Kenyan security agencies are seeking assistance and cooperation in the hunt for Malik Yassin, an Al-Shabaab foreign fighter of British origin who is suspected to have sneaked into the country. Source: Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Kenya

See photos of Super Eagles player Jude Ighalo and his wife of 6 years

Super Eagles player, Jude Ighalo and his beautiful wife Sonia have been married for 6 years and celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary two weeks ago. More photos below;

Buhari’s six months of deceitful change - Fayose

                       
Read the press statement below...

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the last six months of President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration as that of “deceitful change,” lamenting that the President was destroying the image of Nigeria and its people for cheap international recognition.

Te governor, who also described the claim by the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun that the ministry do not have details of any fund recovered from officials of the immediate past government of Dr Goodluck Jonathan as a vindication of his position that the President was not saying the truth, said Nigerians must ask the President where the so-called looted fund was paid and who made the payments.

Kano Bomb Blast: Boko Haram claims responsibility, share photo of the male suicide bomber


Boko Haram has released a statement claiming responsibility for the Kano bomb blast that killed 21 Muslims during a procession yesterday November 27th. The terror group also released a photo of the suicide bomber. His picture above. See graphic picture of his body below;

Does President Mohammadu Buhari Have A Conscience? - FFK

                       
Article by Femi Fani-Kayode

    ''Aside the 105 soldiers killed by Boko Haram, additional 34 soldiers were killed 2 days ago but it wasn't in the news''- Deji Adeyanju. I concur with Mr. Deji Adeyanju. The most heartless and reprehensible thing that our government could have done is to cover-up the fact that 105 of our soldiers were killed by Boko Haram a few days ago. To do such a thing is simply evil.

See photos: Mystery ghost fleet containing 20 dead sailors washes up in Japan

A fleet of 11 ghost ships containing the rotting remains of at least 20 sailors has washed up on the Japanese coastline, sparking an investigation in the country. The mysterious ships have given rise to numerous conspiracy theories in the country, as authorities battle to discover the identities of the bodies.

Rescuers told Japanese broadcaster NHK that the bodies of 20 sailors were ‘badly decomposed’ and ‘skeleton-like’

See photo: Ice T & Coco welcomes a baby girl

   
 
Ice T & Coco are proud parents to a cute baby girl.... The couple announced the arrival of their first child together, a baby girl called Chanel Nicole with this super cute picture that shows little Chanel with a giant pink bow on her head and swaddled in a hospital blanket. See baby photo below;

SHOCKING: Girl finds out disgusting job Boyfriend does for a living after she got pregnant & he delays wedding her


It's a shocking story and according to the person who shared it on Facebook, it did happen. Read about it and see if you can learn from it... Read more below;

see photos: Footballer Chichi Igbo Stuns in Men's Outfit

                      
Cool. More pics below

Wonderful! See photos of 54-year-old Nigerian woman delivers twin baby Boys after Years of Barrenness


                            
An excited Twitter user, Temi Okomi just shared these beautiful photos of his 54 year old aunty with her bouncing twin baby boys. She and her husband who is even older than 54 years old are based in the UK.

More amazing is the fact that throughout the years of barrenness, her husband solidly stood by her. These are also his first kids ever. What a miracle!

READ: Guy Narrates how angry woman made D'Banj prostrate before her at Enugu Airport

                   
This story as shared by D-One Ayekooto on his Facebook page earlier on today. Continue below

Appeal court nullifies election of David Mark, orders rerun


The Appeal Court sitting in Makurdi Benue state has annulled the election of Senator David Mark representing Benue South in the Senate. The Appeal court in its judgment this morning ordered the rerun of the election within 90 days

Jose Mourinho blasts Drogba for saying Chelsea team lacks leaders


Jose Mourinho might have gone too far in blasting a Chelsea legend and fan favorite especially now he needs the fans by his side in the worst era of his managerial career. One of Chelsea's greatest striker ever, Drogba at the launch of new book, Commitment, gave an interview to Mirror Sport in which he claimed the new generation needed to show more leadership qualities during the club’s crisis.

Friday, 27 November 2015

Tonto Dikeh’s Hubby, Churchill attacked by Hhoodlums in Ghana


Olakunle Churchill, the husband of star actress, Tonto Dikeh was attacked by hoodlums few days ago in Ghana while with a friend who had just returned from the United States of America.
According to a friend, the duo was saved by the sheer grace of God. Churchill had just picked up his business partner cum friend from the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana, when his car was blocked by a group of young men who immediately brought out harmful weapons to attack them. They had first pretended to be allies but when things got out of hand, security men who were
guarding the environs at that moment were called. They reacted swiftly and Churchill and his friend were driven home safely.

Too much money! Guests at Don Jazzy's Birthday Party Receive N120k Each as Birthday Souvenirs

Mavin boss, Don Jazzy a.k.a Don Dorobucci yesterday turned 33 and had a star studded party last night to celebrate. See what went down, guys. 
Everyone who came to Don Jazzy's birthday party went home with at least $600 = N120,000 as birthday souvenirs!! And there were at least 30 guests present.

Hmmmm! 3, 500 male sex workers, mostly married, discovered in Abuja - NACA


The Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Professor John Idoko today disclosed that it recently discovered about 3,500 male sex workers within the Abuja city centre, most of whom were married men. Idoko made the disclosure while speaking at the agency's maiden lecture in Abuja. He said a study carried out by the agency indicated that over 60 per cent of the male sex workers are married raising the concern of spouse HIV transmission. He added that the findings by the agency also indicated that a high proportion of married women in Cross River and Benue had other sexual partners within the last six months.

Technology company reveal way to bring back the dead?


A technology company says it's working on a project which would allow a human's consciousness to be transferred to an artificial body after their death.
In what sounds like a plot from a science fiction blockbuster, tech company Humai are working on human resurrection through artificial intelligence.

See photos: Model has 6 of her ribs removed to achieve cartoon character look


Former electrician from Sweden and just 25 years old, Pixee Fox, has spent more than $119,200 (£79,160) on surgical procedures to achieve her desired look. She's had six of her lower ribs removed in a bid to shrink her waist to a record breaking 14 inches. This is unthinkable! See more of her photos below