Sunday, 31 January 2016

The Judiciary is my main headache - Buhari

President Buhari says that the judiciary is his main headache in his ongoing fight against corruption in Nigeria. According to a statement released by the special adviser to Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said this while speaking with Nigerians living in Ethiopia during his visit to the country over the weekend.

Buhari pledges increased budgetary allocation to issues relating to Women Affairs

Days after the wife of APC National chieftain, Senator Olufemi Tinubu challenged the 2016 budgetary allocation to the Ministry of Women Affairs and accused the present government of using and dumping women after the election, President Buhari has pledged that his administration will continue to guarantee the economic rights of women by increasing budgetary allocation to projects by Federal Government ministries, agencies and departments specifically targeted at improving the lives of women.

$2.1bn arms fraud: I will testify against Dasuki and others at ICC- Senator Ndume

Senate Majority leader, Senator Ali Ndume says he is willing to testify against former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki and all those indicted in the $2.1billion arms deal at the International Criminal Court, ICC. Ndume said this in an interview with Daily Trust, while applauding the efforts of human rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, who says he will be approaching ICC to try all those indicted in the fraud with charges of War crimes

Boko Haram Burns Children Alive, Kills 86 In Borno Attacks

Boko Haram, was alleged to have burnt some children to death when the militants overran Dalori, a village four kilometres outside Maiduguri, where about 80 residents of the community were killed on Saturday night.The Area Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency in Borno State, Mohammed Kanar, said 86 bodies were picked up in the village on Sunday.
Hospital sources added that no fewer than 70 persons were receiving treatment in hospitals around the area.

Zika virus: We’re conducting tests on mosquitoes —FG


As part of preventive measures against possible outbreak of Zika virus, the Federal Government says it has put measures in place to ensure that the virus is not transmitted by mosquitoes in the country.This is coming as the Director General of the World Health Organisation, WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan is convening an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus today in Geneva, Switzerland, to ascertain whether the Zika virus outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.

Happy New Month of February 2016: GOD Bless RQ607 Readers


You're blessed.. enjoy it

Olamide 'Baddoo' Chilling with the King, Ooni of Ife

Olamide hangs out with Ooni of Ife & Oba Saheed Elegushi

Nigerians react to Tope Aluko's accusations on Channels TV tonight

Nigerians have taken to twitter to react to the strong allegations PDP Secretary in Ekiti state Tope Aluko made against his party and former President Goodluck Jonathan this evening while speaking as a guest on Channels TV programme, Politics Today. Read more tweets below;

WOW! An unknown Agege bread seller's accidental fame all thanks to TY Bello

A pretty Agege bread seller walked by the set of TY Bello's photoshoot and like she said, "Magic happened!" Talk about being at the right place at the right time. According to the prolific photographer, everyone thought she is a model but that's not the case. Her appearance on the photo was pure coincidence. TY Bello is determined to find and help her kick start a modelling career.

BOMBSHELL: 'We rigged Ekiti state 2014 election'- PDP secretary in Ekiti state, Tope Aluko says

PDP Secretary in Ekiti state, Tope Aluko, this evening made some strong allegations regarding the 2014 Governorship election in Ekiti state that saw Ayo Fayose emerge as governor.

Tope was a guest on Channels TV's Politics Today. Looks like he wanted to be Chief of Staff to the Governor and he didn't get the position. He made quite alot of accusations. See more of the things he said as tweeted by Channels TV's Kayode Akintemi.... more below;

Davido ready to give away 2 million naira to a lucky fan

Singer Davido is giving out 2 million naira to a lucky fan soon... so stay tuned

Man U coach employs extra security to prevent him and wife from being attacked by angry fans

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has reportedly employed a special team of trained security personnel to protect him and his wife.

According to a report by Mirror Sport, the former Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Holland coach is so scared of being attacked by angry Manchester United fans that he has employed a 24 hours security team equipped with the latest security gadgets and dogs to protect him and his wife Truce in their expensive Cheshire home. The under fire boss already has guards at games and the training ground.

See British-Nigerian singer, Tinie Tempah photo shoot with photographer TY Bello

Tinie Tempah was in Nigeria recently and had a photo shoot with celebrity photographer, TY Bello. See more photos below;

See photos: You should see some of the tactics used by people in attempt to smuggle illegal items into Saudi Arabia

Lol! some of this photos would pass for a comic showcase.... But then its a serious matter. Saudi Arabia custom officials posted some of the various illegal items people have attempted to smuggle into the country. One of the most popular items uncovered by officials is alcohol which is completely banned in Saudi Arabia. More photos below;

US Rapper, Wale claps back at American fan who mocked Olamide

      wale-0US rapper Wale posted a photo with Olamide (who performed) on his IG page and one of his fans insulted Olamide’s sandals. Apparently, Olamide was at Toolz wedding this is contrary to reports he wasn’t in attendance.

Here was Wale said in reply:

Photo: Many besiege a mad woman for lucky betting numbers

                              Many besiege the mad woman for lucky betting numbers
According to reports, the mad woman sitting and backing the camera in the picture above is said to now have many trolling around her after the number she dishes out came out to be lucky numbers for some people.
Some people have testified that the numbers the woman gave them turned out to be winning numbers. People now rush to her with their bets to help them pick lucky numbers.

Photos: Businessman accuses Sen.Hope Uzodinma of giving his wife HIV/AIDS

Nze Ebubeagu Ekenulo is an activist, a businessman, with interests, in real estate publishing and car hire service. His wife, Hon.Ukachi Amaechi who lost her life in December, 2015 after HIV complications was buried yesterday.
He spoke to ANAYO OHAEKELEM on how Senator Hope Uzodinma allegedly infected his wife, Ukachi Ekenulo aka Ukachi Amaechi a former member of  Imo State House of Assembly with HIV. Excerpts:

Photos: Like seriously? see some of the tactics used by people in attempt to smuggle illegal items into Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia custom officials posted some of the various illegal items people have attempted to smuggle into the country. One of the most popular items uncovered by officials is alcohol which is completely banned in Saudi Arabia. More photos below

Photo of the day: What kind of shoe is this?

wow! what a shoe. lol

Catholic Church transfers Father Mbaka; 'I'm Going to Suffer' - Mbaka Replies

Tears flowed uncontrollably from parishioners and members of the Adoration Ministry as fiery Enugu Catholic priest and director of the ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, yesterday bowed out of Christ the King Parish, GRA, Enugu, which he presided over as parish priest for 20 years.
The entire Enugu capital city also stood still as over 30 lorries accom­panied by thousands of his adoration faithful escorted him in a motorcade to his new parish, Our Lady Parish, Emene, a suburb of the capital city.

“The woman who gave me a substance told me that it was a charm meant to endear my husband to me - Remi Agunbiade


    “The woman who gave me a substance told me that it was a charm meant to endear my husband to me. I never knew that what she gave me was acid. All I was trying to do was to keep my husband’s love so that he would not think of leaving me, because I know that my marriage with any other man would not endure because of my barrenness.”
These were that words of Remi Agunbiade (38), a resident of Ita Barika, Foko area of Ibadan, Oyo State, after she was arrested by the policemen from Iyaganku Division over an alleged attempt to kill her husband, one Olawale Shola, by pouring acid on him on January 27, 2016.

Saturday, 30 January 2016

See inside photos of Mariah Carey and James Packer's $250k a month hilltop mansion

The couple recently moved to The Oaks in Calabasas, Los Angeles, home to many celebrities. The couple who recently got engaged are renting the mansion which has eight bedrooms, a guest quarters, private cinema and spa, an elevator, basketball court etc. See the photos below;

Rihanna's new album goes platinum just one day after release but Billboard mag won't recongnize it!

Rihanna released her new album 'Anti' this week, first on Tidal and then on iTunes. And yesterday the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it with Platinum status...but Billboard magazine refused to recognize the platinum status.

And here's why. As part of a $25million deal with Samsung, Anti became available as a free download on Jay Z's Tidal this week, making it to go platinum instantly...

READ: Interesting tweets by Sen. Ben Bruce


Australian Open: Teary Serena Williams congratulates Angelique Kerber for winning

World number one, Serena Williams today surprisingly lost the Australian Open final to Angelique Kerber after battling with the world no 6. She later admitted with tears in her eyes that Kerber deserved to win. "You did so well, let me be the first to congratulate you," a teary-eyed Williams said on court. "You truly played so well in the moment."

Angelique Kerber beat Serena 6-4,3-6,6-4 in the final on the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne

Inspirational words from Comedian I Go Dye

True talk brother... preach on

Phil Collins back with 3rd ex-wife, 8 years after their £25m divorce

Legendary singer Phil Collins, 64, is back with his 3rd former wife, Orianne Cevey, 8 years after he divorced her in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in the UK entertainment world at the time, topping the £24.3m Paul McCartney paid to Heather Mills after their split. He paid Orianne £25m in 2008 in a highly-publicized divorce.

The couple married in 1999 and had two children. They separated in 2006 and officially divorced in 2008 saying they had "grown apart". But Collins has now revealed they are back together and even living together in Miami with their sons, Nicholas, 14, and Matthew, 11.

Obanikoro to EFCC: Stop this media trial, publish names of the directors and signatories to the McNamara account

The immediate past Minister of State, Foreign Affairs and a former Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has challenged controversial online platform, Sahara Reporters and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sincerely publish the names of the Directors and signatories to the alleged Silva McNamara Limited account to the public as at when the said money was paid instead of demonising and deceiving Nigerians with vague, contrived and distorted information.

Obanikoro is appalled by the public political persecution embarked upon by these agencies noting that there is nowhere in the world where investigations are being conducted using the pages of the newspapers.

Chris Brown goes on Twitter rant about Grammys 2016

This Jan 2016 is something else. Chris Brown is venting his frustrations over the 2016 Grammy Awards on Twitter. Chris who is nominated in one category this year, seems to be venting on the current state of affairs in the music industry.

    "#GRAMMY? This is probably the main reason I love being free to create any kind of music I want. Too many people kiss ass and work less," He said:

    "If u turn on ya radio right now I promise within the hour you will hear Chris Brown on damn near half the songs or I've co-written. The awards used to mean something. Now it's about likes, and memes."

Late David Bowie leaves nearly half of $100 million fortune to his wife, Iman, kids, PA and Nanny

New details following David Bowie's death have been revealed. The late rock icon's will, which was filed in court on Friday in Manhattan, allegedly revealed that Bowie has left nearly half of his $100 million estate to his wife Iman, along with the couple's home on Lafayette Street in Manhattan, according to the New York Post's Page Six, who obtained the documents.

Their daughter, Alexandria, gets his Ulster County home in upstate New York, and will split the remaining of Bowie's fortune with his son from a previous relationship, Duncan Jones.

Friday, 29 January 2016

Seize any money in any foreign account that is traced to me- Sen. Akpabio tells FG

Former Akwa Ibom state governor and Senator, Godswill Akpabio, has asked the Federal government to seize any money in any foreign account that is traced to him. Akpabio said this in a statement he released today through his spokesperson, Anietie Ekong. He released the statement to debunk a newspaper report that he had made a secret attempt to withdraw $7.2 billion from banks in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, through channels in the Central Bank of Nigeria.

He lost $6bn in 1 day but is still the 5th richest in the world + See top 10 richest men in the world

Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos (right) lost $6 billion in one day after his company's share price fell 11 percent but don't cry for him, he still has $49.2 billion even though he slipped from fourth place to fifth on Forbes's rich list.

According to Forbes, he was worth $49.8 billion at 5pm. In the space of 30 minutes he lost $800million, so ended up falling behind Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico, who is now the fourth richest person in the world with a net worth of $49.6 billion.

$2.1bn arms deal: EFCC operative arrested for collecting N45m bribe from indicted military officers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one of its operatives, Abdulrahman Mohammed Biu, a Deputy Detective Superintendent for allegedly collecting $150,000 (about N45 million) from seven yet to be named military officers currently under investigation for their involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement fraud.

A statement issued by EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said Abdulrahman collected the money from the indicted military officers with a promise to give them soft landing to escape probe.

Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha clears the air on viral Twitter jabs

Nollywood actress, Chioma Chukwuka, has finally come out to clear the air on her tweet that went viral yesterday. If you missed it. According to her, she wasn’t throwing shade at fellow actresses Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli, Blessing Egbe, Ufuoma McDermott and producer Emem Isong.

 She explained that she meant no harm and was misunderstood by all. She posted a tweet this morning saying what she meant was that you don't necessarily have to be related by blood to be called sisters.

Read her tweets below;

"I use profit made from fish-selling to sponsor my children's education" - Mrs. Eunice Godwin

A true mother is one who sacrifices for her children, a caregiver who does whatever it takes to put a smile on the faces of her children. In a world where true motherhood is becoming a rarity, Mrs Godwin is an exception

MUSIC: Super Star Calebin new hit "Whatsup" still trending non-stop

He is still trending as the song keeps gathering momentum ... stay on it, play and enjoy.
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Health Minister warns pregnant Nigerian women against traveling to Latin America over outbreak of Zika Virus

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has warned pregnant Nigerian women against traveling to Latin America over the recent outbreak of a strange viral disease known as Zika which is transmitted by a certain class of Mosquito. The strange disease causes babies to have abnormally small heads and growth difficulties.

The spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Health, Boade Akinola, in a statement released today, said that there is no recorded case of the disease in Nigeria.

Supreme Court sacks Ubah and Stella Oduah

This is according to tweets from Sahara Reporters..

Meet the Richest Black Man in America: the incredible rise of Robert F. Smith

Robert F. Smith is the CEO and founder of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.  The billionaire was just on the cover of Forbes’ richest Americans issue.

The 52-year-old worked tirelessly to create a $2.5 billion fortune – landing him at No. 268 spot on the list of the richest Americans. Coming in as the second richest African-American after Oprah Winfrey.  He’s even created more capital that Michael Jordan!

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Check out this police man dress lol

Lol! See Nigerian police man ooo.... #FunnyDress

Court denies IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja has denied the bail application of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and director of Biafran Radio, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is standing trial for treasonable offences filed against him by the Federal government.

Justice John Tsoho in his ruling today said Kanu should be remanded in prison until his trial, because he was a threat to national security and since he has dual citizenship, could jump bail.

Meet Affiong Williams, CEO of ReelFruits; She was listed as a future billionaire by Forbes

Affiong Williams is the CEO of ReelFruit, a thriving agribusiness company. Her entrepreneurial journey in the agricultural space started in 2012 when she spotted a niche in fruits sector. Affiong tapped into her vision, and has set out to produce a world class fruit snacks and beverages venture. Recently, Forbes Africa made a list of 30 under 30 African entrepreneurs who were described as the billionaires of tomorrow who will create the jobs and wealth that this continent needs and Affiong Williams, Founder of Reel Fruit is on the list!

" I Will Go To The Ends Of The Earth To Feed My Family"-Ruth Kadiri speaks on sacrifice

Actress Ruth Kadiri took to her Instagram page to share her thoughts on the extent she can go to sacrifice for her family. She also has a few words about so-called friends who don't understand the responsibility that comes with this sacrifice.

She wrote:

US President Obama Weighs in on the ‘White Oscars’

President Barack Obama weighed in on the Oscar nominations controversy for the first time in an exclusive one-on-one interview with ABC7's David Ono. The President invited Ono to meet in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House on Wednesday. The conversation turned to diversity in the film industry after the second straight year of all-white acting nominations for the Oscars by the Academy.

'I fear Super Eagles players might reject call ups because of owed salaries' - Sunday Oliseh

Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach Sunday Oliseh fresh from being knocked out of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) has revealed that players might reject future call ups to the squad due to their owed salaries. He said some players are already calling him to ask for their entitlements.

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers is approaching and according to the one time Super Eagles captain, players might snub his calls.