Saturday, 13 February 2016

​Naira Dips to Worst Low! Now N338 to $1

The naira hit a record low of N338 against the dollar on Friday.

This is as the Bankers Committee announced its decision to stop providing foreign exchange for school fees and medical bills payment.

The Bankers Committee had on Thursday announced the decision to include school fees and medical bills among the items that are not valid for forex.

Saraki's CCT trial begins March 10

The trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on 13 counts of false assets declaration is to resume March 10 before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Our correspondent confirmed that the CCT issued hearing notices and served same on parties to the case on Friday.

This followed a letter written on behalf of the Federal Government by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), intimating the tribunal of the recent judgement of the Supreme Court validating the trial.

Photos: Police nab Suspected Kidnappers who abducted and Killed Delta Monarch


The Delta state police command has paraded six Hausa suspects, who confessed to the heinous kidnap and murder of the traditional ruler of Ubulu-Uku, Delta State. Addressing a press conference Friday, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Alkali Baba Usman said a of total six persons have been arrested including a female teenager and the corpse of one of the suspects.
According to CP Alkali, the monarch was kidnapped on 5th January, 2016, in the company of one Pastor Afamefuna Charles Ugbo, who later escaped from the custody of the abductors.

Photos: Olajumoke ‘The Bread-seller’ Gets Scholarship and New Fully Furnished Luxury Apartment in Lagos

Olajumoke’s story keeps getting interesting!

She’s just been offered a fully furnished luxury apartment in Lagos courtesy of the Sijibomi Ogundele-led real estate company, Sujimoto.

The offer also comes with a fully sponsored education for Olajumoke and her family.

More photos after cut...

Thursday, 11 February 2016

President Buhari Resumes Office, Presidency releases Statement

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, formally resumed work in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after a six-day vacation. Buhari had returned to the country on Wednesday from London where he spent the short vacation that started on Friday last week.

Buhari  had written the National Assembly, asking Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to act in his absence.

President Buhari Appoints 24-Year-Old Bashir Ahmad As PA on New Media

Sabi'u Yusuf with buhari 
President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly appointed Bashir Ahmad as his Personal Assistant on New Media.

Confirming the appointment was Ahmad himself via a tweet.

Warrisdis Biko?!!! Pepper Soup Made with Human Hand Allegedly Served in Abia


The picture you are about to see has been making the rounds on social media. There are claims that a man was served this pepper soup made with a human hand in Abia. See the gory photos after the cut...

OMG!!! Man Kills His Unborn Baby By Stamping on Heavily Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend's Stomach

A man generally identified in his neigbourhood as a thug, Kevin Wilson, killed his unborn son when he stood on the stomach of his ex-girlfriend, Malorie Bantala, who was heavily pregnant with their son, and then made his getaway on a moped.
Wilson was soon arrested and charged to court. He was consequenty sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 16 years for carrying out the attack.
His 17-year-old accomplice, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was sentenced to 10 years in detention with a further four years on extended licence.

Nigerians Will No Longer Pay For Calls, SMS by 2019 - Spectranet Boss makes Startling Revelation

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The Managing Director (MD), Spectranet Ltd., Mr David Venn, on Wednesday said Nigerians would no longer pay for calls and Short Message Services (SMS), on mobile networks before the end of 2019.
The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that Venn made this prediction at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos. He noted that with the fast growing usage of social media applications, such as Skype, Imo, Whatsapp, BlackBerry Messenger, Facebook Messenger, telecommunications had allowed subscribers to use their data service to make calls and sms.

Actress Omotola Ekeinde reacts to Her Son's Rastaman-inspired New Hairstyle


Multi award winning Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has taken to her Instagram page to fret over the new hairstyle being shown off by her son.

LMAO! See Photos of an Unfortunate Burglar in Jos that is about to break the Internet


Na die you dey so!!lol

Another photo after cut...

Who knew that Newly Sworn In Kogi State Deputy Governor is originally from Anambra?

Simon Achuba with his wife 

After waiting for about two weeks, Bello appointed Hon. Simon Achu­ba as the deputy governor of the state.

Achuba filled the vacuum after Hon. James Faleke, the running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu, refused to accept the position of deputy governor, saying he ought to be the governor.

He is an indigene of Ibaji local government area, though unconfirmed reports have it that he is originally from Aguleri in Anambra state. 

Following his screening and confirmation by the Kogi State House of Assembly, Simon Achuba, has been sworn in as the Deputy Governor of the state.

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Following his screening and confirmation by the Kogi State House of Assembly, Simon Achuba, has been sworn in as the Deputy Governor of the state.

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Following his screening and confirmation by the Kogi State House of Assembly, Simon Achuba, has been sworn in as the Deputy Governor of the state.

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Following his screening and confirmation by the Kogi State House of Assembly, Simon Achuba, has been sworn in as the Deputy Governor of the state.

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Buhari Returns to Nigeria After Vacation and Set to Embark on 3-Nation Tour of Egypt, Saudi Arabia & Qatar

After a five-day vacation he began in London last week,  President Muhammadu Buhari is back to Nigeria from the United Kingdom.
But see what SaharaReporters posted on their site:
It can be recalled that after participating in a Syria donor conference in London early last week, the president abruptly embarked on the five-day vacation.
His handlers merely inserted him into the Syria conference as a cover for a medical visit to his doctors, as it is still unclear why his healthcare is shrouded in secrecy.

CNN Covers Jumoke the Ex Bread Seller's Latest Photo-Shoot as She Reunites with Her Husband


Lines keep falling in pleasant places for Olajumoke, the ‘bread-seller’ turned model discovered by celebrity photographer, TY Bello.

Having been away from her husband for a while to hustle in Lagos, Olajumoke’s hubby is now in town to be with his wife and mother of his two kids as she begins a new career as a model.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Senator Ben Bruce tweets Shopping Experience in 'Made in Aba' Fair Held in Abuja

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He captioned the pictures: “Today, I was at the Made in Aba fair. I bought the cap I’m wearing, shoes & bed sheets. I #BuyNaijaToGrowTheNaira” See more photos after cut...

Woman Cheats Death As Van Somersaults, Explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A woman and her driver cheated death by a whisker on Tuesday after their delivery van somersaulted and went up in flames on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The vehicle, with number plate, Ogun AAB 163 XA, was heading towards the Sagamu area to deliver some cartons of sausage rolls to customers, when the accident happened around 11am at the Ibafo end of the expressway.

It was learnt that the van was on top speed when one of the back tyres burst, and the vehicle somersaulted. Sympathisers and other passersby quickly moved in and extricated the two occupants from the van.

Kim Kardashian acts Pathfinder as Kanye West goes Shy-mode in New York


Kanye West appears to be continuing with his bizarre behaviour but only his wife Kim Kardashian seems to be amused.

The Black Skinhead rapper , who appears to be trying to get himself trending on Twitter every five minutes, decided to be a huge diva by covering up his face with a hooded top as he faced the paps in New York.

He was spotted leaving the Electric Lady Studios with reality star Kim last night following his album release party (we still don't know what it's called). More Photos after cut...

Idris Elba Splits From Makeup Artist Girlfriend, Naiyana Garth

Idris Elba
The Hollywood star, who has 22-month-old son Winston with the makeup artist, moved out of the home they shared in South West London recently, according to The Sun newspaper.

A source close to 28-year-old Naiyana said: "It ended very recently and it's too soon for her to talk about it.

"They've kept it very quiet so she's surprised people know already."

The source added that it is "very sad" that the breakup happened while Idris was experiencing the highest points of his professional career.

Actress Cossy Orjiakor strikes Pose with Braless!!!


Cossy Orjiakor went out with her friends and while striking a pose for a picture, she flashed her massive breasts making it obvious that she wasn't wearing a bra.
The photo has as usual being followed up with massive comments from her fantasizing followers since she uploaded it on Instagram.

Photos: YBNL Boss, Olamide marks Son's 1st Birthday in Style


YBNL rapper, Olamide's son, Batifeori Maximiliano Adedeji turned a year old last week, and nothing was spared to give him a grand one, even though his famous dad was away in Ogun State for its 40th year anniversary celebrations.

HKN Singer, Davido Covers Radiant Health Magazine's Valentine Issue


Multi-platinum award winning Nigerian superstar, David Adeleke, popularly know by his stage name as Davido, has shared his eating habits, workout regimen and his journey like never before in the Valentine Issue of Radiant Health magazine.
In the new issue, Davido's fans will get to connect personally to his story and his drive for success. There are also are articles about the Nigerian Youth and the High Cost of Silence on Sexual Health, articles on How to Live Your Best Life with Sickle Cell Therapy as well as articles on how to De-Clutter Your Closet and more.

" #BillionaireWife" is Back! Dabota Lawson Re-Activates Her Social Media with New Photos


Beauty queen and estranged billionaire wife Dabota Lawson is back on social media after a brief hiatus (she deleted her Instagram last week), and that same day it emerged she’s seeking a divorce from billionaire Sunny Aku.

In one of the photos, she shows off a Dabota Cosmetics compact, from her beauty brand under her Billionaire Wife Ltd. company she started last year.

Blac Chyna and Amber Rose Show Off Famous As they Party in Trinidad Carnival

Celebrity besties, Amber Rose and Blac Chyna, were spotted partying away in tiny booty shorts and crop tops at Trinidad Carnival on Monday. And the following day, the famous best friends took things to the next level.
27-year old Blac Chyna shared a series of Snapchat photos and videos which showed her and 32-year old Amber dressed in carnival costumes. The two stars wore matching bejewelled bras and barely there G-string underwear in pink, purple and blue hues, as well as fishnet stockings. See more Photos after cut...

4 Reverend Sisters die in Fatal Motor Accident in Cross River


Four reverend sisters pictured above died in a fatal motor accident after their car collided with a truck of a bottling company along the Ikom-Ogoja road, Cross River.
A facebook user who witnessed the gory accident shared the photos online. See graphic photos from accident scene after cut...

Monalisa Chinda finds Love Again...Set To Remarry in Few Weeks


Pretty, light skinned actress, Monalisa Chinda; whose first marriage to Dejo Richards crashed some years back is reportedly set to marry her new heartthrob.
The mother of one is reportedly engaged to one Victor Ola-Coker from the South South.

According to Stella Dimoko-Korkus, they had the introduction and bride price payment ceremony last December, while Feb 20th is slated for the traditional wedding taking place in her father's Port Harcourt compound and it will be strictly by invitation.

Like Toolz Oniru, the white wedding will hold in May 2016, this time in Greece.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

I'm Your Father and Always Here for You, Gov. Wike Tells Dakuku Peterside

While alluding to statements made by his opponent, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the April 11, 2015 guber election, Dakuku Peterside, to come and contribute his quota to the development of the state.
Speaking at an event held in Port Harcourt, the governor said it was wrong for Dakuku to have described himself as an 'orphan' at a stakeholders’ meeting with the hierarchy of the APC led by its National Chairman, Chief Odigie Oyegun.

2016 Budget: Isaac Adewole Disowns Ministry’s Budget, says “rats” have Doctored Proposal

In what is the latest in the spate of controversies dogging President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2016 budget, the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health has disowned the budget proposal submitted on its behalf by the Ministry of Budget and National Planning.

Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, who addressed the Senate Committee on Health during its budget defence session on Monday, said the proposal drawn up by the ministry and submitted to the budget office had been doctored and that “foreign” appropriations, different from what was submitted, had been sneaked in.

Special Report: Inside the Massive Fraud in 2016 Budget

According to Premium Times, On Tuesday December 22, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari walked into a joint session of the National Assembly and presented the first annual budget proposal of his administration, ambitiously tagged: “The Budget of Change”.

After highlighting the economic challenges that confronted the country due to the fall in oil prices, the president vowed the budget would cut waste from government spending and its funds would only be used for public good.

“We are determined to ensure that our resources are managed prudently and utilized solely for the public good,” Mr. Buhari said. “To set the proper tone, one of our early decisions was the adoption of a zero based budgeting approach, which ensures that resources are aligned with government’s priorities and allocated efficiently.”

You Lied Right Inside the Church, Amaechi fire back at Wike Over $150m Allegation


Rotimi Amaechi, a former Governor of Rivers State who is now Minister of Transportation, has reacted to the statement credited to Governor Nyesom Wike that he spent $150 million on APC presidential campaign.
A statement by his media office said “it continues to baffle us, like most right-thinking Nigerians, that Governor Wike will stand in a church, a solemn place of worship, and carelessly, brusquely tell such a profound lie.

“He condescendingly descended to falsely and indecorously shout corruption against Amaechi without providing a single shred of evidence to back his claims.
“The ‘story-story’ this time is about another phantom $150 million that Amaechi purportedly stole from Rivers State Government coffers and siphoned to his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, within 18 days, from December 1 to 18 of 2014.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Says Her Alleged Investigation by EFCC are "Misleading and Untrue"


Nigeria's immediate past Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has reacted to reports that she's allegedly being investigated by the EFCC for embezzlement, calling media headlines misleading and untrue. 
Read her statement below:
"We want to clarify that some of the media reports alleging that the EFCC is investigating former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, are misleading and untrue. This is clear from eye witness accounts of the Budget 2016 presentation by the EFCC at the House of Representatives and gaps in the reported stories. 

Ibadan Lawyer Murder: Another Tragedy! Father of Victim Dies...

The family of Lowo Oyediran-Ajanaku, who was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife, Yewande, (If you missed the story trail read here and here) was on Monday thrown into fresh mourning as the foster father of the deceased, Oyewole Ajanaku, reportedly died of shock, Punch reports.
The 89-year-old Ajanaku, who was the foster father of the France-based businessman developed some health issues on hearing that his nephew, Lowo, had been allegedly murdered by his wife.
He died of complications related to high blood pressure on Monday at Gbongan, in the Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State. It was revealed that the foster father took up the responsibility of Lowo following the death of his biological father in 1990. 

President Buhari Discloses that Nigeria Most Wanted Corruption Suspect Lives in Britain during Interview with Daily Telegraph


In an exclusive interview with the Daily Telegraph, President Muhammadu Buhari, has disclosed that Nigeria’s biggest suspects in the ongoing anti-corruption war lives in the United Kingdom.
The president who declined to give the names of the suspects, also spoke on the fight againt Boko Haram insurgency, saying that his government was prepared to dialogue with the terrorists in order to bring back the over 200 abducted female students from Chibok community, Borno state.
Below are the highlights of the interview by The Telegraph UK;

Paul"PSquare"Okoye reveals how they missed Opportunities to sign in Cynthia Morgan, Phyno, Kiss Daniel, others to Square Records


The singer who made the revelation in a recent interview on Monday, February 8 at their Omole residence, maintained that Psqaure remains intact but it was time for each of them to try out things independently without hurting the Psquare family.
Paul explained that he decided to sign his new artist Muno to his record label Rudeboy records immediately he heard him so as not to repeat missed opportunities he had with some artistes in the past. He revealed that he had missed opportunity of signing artistes who are now stars just because he wanted them signed unto Square records.
“When they brought Muno to me, I heard his voice, I accepted him immediately because I no wan hear say he don blow tomorrow and I don miss again (general laughter).”

Photos: Many feared Dead, Hundreds Injured as Trains Collide Head-on Crash in Germany


A horror collision has left several people dead after two passenger trains collided in Germany this morning. The horrific incident happened near the town of Bad Aibling in Bavaria. It was gathered that one train reportedly derailed as a result of the collision, which happened on a single track.
Local police spokesman Jürgen Thalmeier said "several people have been killed in the crash". More than 150 passengers have been injured. Around 100 rescue workers are trying to cut passengers free from the wreckage, police say.

Gunmen storm gip Facility, Blow up Pipelines


The 2 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, said yesterday that suspected cultists have destroyed a pipeline belonging to the Nigeria Agip Oil Company.
According to a statement issued yesterday evening, by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Captain Eli Lazarus, he revealed that the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday, February 7, at Agip’s gas facility in Akala Olu village in Oshie community, Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State, thereby disrupting production activities.
Captain Lazarus added: “The group demanded for the release of a detained suspect-one Mr. Emmanuel Odum, currently undergoing interrogation in connection with pipeline vandalism and cult-related activities.

Tragic! Man Sets Own Family Ablaze After In-laws Cancel His Marriage

Shocked Family members at the fire scene

A man from Kisii set his wife and child on fire after his in-laws cancelled their marriage, News24 reports.
The incident which happened in Kenya has set his immediate family members in shock.
It was revealed that the two lovers who had been staying together for a year, had gone to seek blessings from the wife’s mother when the incident occurred.
The mother-in-law allegedly told Abraham Moseti that he could not marry Alice Okemwa because they were related. Angered and stupefied by the new revelation, Moseti resorted to ending everything by burning his family.

Popular Blogger, Japheth Omojuwa Gets a Epic Reply After Accusing Senator Ben Bruce of Adultery


Omojuwa was reportedly speaking on an old alleged rumour that the Common Sense preacher reportedly made his fortune by bedding the wife of a former head of state.
As expected, several Twitter users who are supporters of the senator, took offence to the below-the-belt allegations imposed by Omojuwa who reportedly has skeletons of his own. See the epic response after cut...

Sunday Oliseh apologises to NFF over Recent Outburst on Critics

Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has apologised to the Nigeria Football Federation after his recent attacks on the federation as well as his perceived critics.

The NFF president Amaju Pinnick confirmed that Oliseh sent in the apology on Monday.

“Yes, he did,” Pinnick responded to a text message sent to him by our correspondent.

Nigerian Lesbian Woman Tricked a Man Into Getting Her Pregnant to Avoid Cost of IVF in the UK


A 30-year-old woman, Kafayat Adegoke, who lives in Bradford, UK, decided to find herself a 'sperm donor' by pretending she was straight and bedding potential 'dads' because it was cheaper than IVF or surrogacy.
According to Mirror Online, the young woman, who is in a relationship with another woman, set out to be a single mum and drew up a wishlist of characteristics she wanted in her child. Then she set about finding a man – any man – who would oblige by sleeping with her. Once, twice, or however many times to get her pregnant.
She quizzed the men she dated about their family background, medical history and blood group before she picked her 'Mr Right'. She then ditched him after two months when she fell pregnant.

Monday, 8 February 2016

Okonjo-Iweala, Diezani and Aluko Are Under Investigation - EFCC Chairman Reveals


EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu revealed on Monday, that the former Minister of Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is being investigated by the anti-corruption agency in connection with high level corruption perpetrated during the last administration.
According to The Nation, Magu, who spoke during the budget defence session with the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes, added that a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, is also under the EFCC radar.

Comedian, Alibaba Shares Thoughts on the Story of Bread Seller Who Became Over-night Celebrity

Renowned Nigerian king of comedy, Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly known as Ali Baba, has taken to his Instagram to share his thoughts on the much publicized inspirational story of a Lagos bread seller whose story went abuzz in the last few days with the help of celebrity photographer, TY Bello. Read his thoughts after cut...

Ibadan Lawyer Murder: How the Tragic Marriage was Arranged

If you missed the originating story, read here. In the interviews below, elder brother to Mr. Lowo Oyediran, who was allegedly murdered by his wife in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday at the Akobo area, Mr. Adewale Adelani Oyediran, Abisola and Bunmi, his (Adelani’s) daughter and wife, respectively, share their views with Nigerian Tribune on the matter.
Below are excerpts from the interview:

What was your relationship with the deceased?

Honestly, I don’t know how to describe myself; I was like a father to him.

Photos: From a Bread Seller to a Top Model, Olajumoke's Cinderella Moment Featured on the Cover of ThisDay Style

The moral of this story is that when God remembers to bless you, no matter where you are, He will surely locate you. Read this story shared by TY Bello and get inspired.  

Smitten Rob Kardashian accompanies girlfriend Blac Chyna on Beach Shoot


Blac Chyna showed off her sexy bod in a skimpy bikini that showed off her pert posterior as she is accompanied by boyfriend Rob Kardashian for a photoshoot on the beach in Los Angeles. More photos after cut...