Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Lagos Shuts 28 Illegal Hospitals

The Lagos State Government says it has shut down 28 substandard hospitals and 319 illegal pharmacies across the state for not meeting up with the standard set by the government.
The government also disclosed that 9,498 pupils in Lagos public primary schools have visual impairment after tests carried out on them.

N10bn jet scandal: Court denies stopping Madueke’s probe

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, denied granting an interim injunction that stopped the Public Accounts Committee, PAC, of the House of Representatives from investigating the Minister of Petroleum Resources,Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, over allegation that she spent N10billion on chartered private jets. 

Woman bags 5 months in prison for beating 2- year-old to a state of coma

An Upper Area Court in Kado, Abuja, on Wednesday sentenced a 43-year-old woman, Janet Moses to five months in prison for beating a two-year-old boy to a state of coma.
The judge, Mr Abubakar Sadiq, sentenced Moses after she pleaded guilty to a one count charge of cruelty to a child.

In “Mercy,” Praiz is smoking hot…like you’ve never heard him before

Praiz, RnB king, former MTN Project Fame contestant and brain behind such winning tracks as Oshe, a collaboration with Awilo Longomba and Sweet Potato a collaboration with Chidinmma, has just unleashed a new hit track that raises the ante. In “Mercy” the new hit track, Praiz sounds like you’ve never heard him. He’s simply piping hot.

Kenya signs polygamy bill into law

A law allowing men to marry as many women as they want has been signed into law in Kenya by President Uhuru Kenyatta despite opposition from women’s groups.
The new development in the country was confirmed through a statement by the presidency, which says it ”consolidates various laws relating to marriage”.

Graphic Photos: Man sets himself on fire, embraces politician on Live TV

Horrific: Onlookers attempt to douse the flames after a spectator set himself on fire and embraced a local politician, leaving them both fighting for their lives, during a television debate in northern India
A television debate in India ended in horror when a spectator set himself alight before embracing a politician, leaving both men fighting for their lives.
The man, named by police as Durgesh Kumar Singh, emerged from a crowd of about 150 onlookers, doused himself in petrol then grabbed the local leader of the Bahujan Samaj Party, Kamruzzama Fauji.

14-year-old girl shoots and kills fellow teen after Facebook fight over a boy

Endia Martin, 14, was killed MondayChicago teen was shot in the back on her way home
Endia Martin, a high school freshman from Chicago, was shot in the back and left for dead on the ground   
A 14-year-old Chicago girl has been charged with murder as a juvenile in the killing of another girl her age sparked by a romantic rivalry. 

Police spokesman Thomas Sweeney says Endia Martin, 14, was walking home from school Monday in the hardscrabble Back of the Yards neighborhood on the city's South Side when she ran into her nemesis, who pulled a gun and opened fire. 

Beyonce Named Highest-Earning Black Artist Of All Time

Beyonce has surpassed legends like Michael Jackson, Prince and Janet Jackson for the title of the highest-paid black artist of all time.
According to MTV UK, her surprise album and Mrs. Carter world tour helped gained her the title. The tour grossed over $212 million over the past year, with the star earning $41.1 million from her European leg of the tour.

Lukaku: Chelsea future down to the club

Lukaku: Chelsea future down to the club 
Romelu Lukaku says his future at Chelsea will be decided by the club over the summer, but he’s believes the Blues are happy with his progress at Everton.
The Belgian’s future at Stamford Bridge has been called into question in recent months, with Everton and Tottenham among the clubs keen on signing him on a permanent basis.

Lallana 'set for Liverpool move'

Lallana 'set for Liverpool move' 
Liverpool could be set to beat rivals Chelsea and Manchester United to the summer signing of Southampton star Adam Lallana, according to reports.
The England international – named this week in the PFA Team of the Year – has attracted a lot of interest after a sensation season for the Saints, which is set to culminate in a trip to the World Cup.

Cavani 'wants Man Utd move'

Cavani 'wants Man Utd move' 
Edinson Cavani is reportedly eyeing a summer move to Manchester United after falling out with Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc.
The highly-rated striker only joined PSG last summer but has been overshadowed by team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic this term.

Nigerian pleads guilty to terror charge in US court

Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi: pleads guilty for aiding Al Qaeda
A Nigerian has pleaded guilty in New York to charges he took part in a Yemen-based al-Qaida faction’s efforts to spread propaganda intended to encourage terror attacks.
Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi entered the plea on Tuesday to charges of providing material support to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. He faces up to 30 years in prison at his August sentencing in federal court in Brooklyn.

76 Year Old Man Remanded for Alleged Possession of 18 Human Skulls

Court Remands 76-Year-Old for Alleged Possession of 18 Human Skulls
A Magistrates’ Court in Sango-Ota, Ogun State has remanded a septuagenarian, Sunday Toyinbo, and one Adelani Ogundimu, 40, for allegedly being in possession of 18 human skulls and conspiracy.

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Photo: Lupita Nyong’o For Miu Miu Eyewear Campaign

Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o stars in the new Eyewear campaign for Miu Miu.

72-Year-Old Man Arrested Over Abuja, Niger Gun Factories

Exposed: 72-Year-old Man Arrested Over Abuja, Niger Gun Factories

The Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army has arrested a 72-year-old man for operating four gun factories in Suleja Niger State and the Federal Capital Territory.
The Public Relations Officer of the Brigade, Capt. Charles Ekeocha, told journalists on Tuesday in Suleja, Niger State that three of the factories were in the Federal Capital Territory while one was located in Suleja.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

NFA dismisses Singaporean’s match-fixing claim

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed the claim by a Singaporean, Wilson Perumal, that he helped Nigeria qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

A statement from NFF’s Assistant Director (Communications), Ademola Olajire, on Tuesday in Abuja said Perumal’s claim was nothing more than “distinct fiction by a self-confessed and convicted Singaporean match-fixer”.

EFCC Arrests Six Suspects for N5.5m Bank Fraud

Five persons have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over allegation of fraudulent transfer of a total of N5, 550,000.00(Five Million, Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) from an account in Skye Bank.

Caroline Danjuma confirms pregnancy news

Popular Nollywood Actress Dumps Movie For Music

Nollywood actress, Angela Okorie shared this picture of herself and a caption that might insinuate she is about to release her own album.

Brazilian football fans adopt Nigeria as their second team ahead of World Cup

BRAZILIAN football fans in the coastal city of Porto have adopted the Super Eagles as their second World Cup team and begun asking tournament organisers to supply them with Nigerian memorabilia ahead of matches.

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Sterling receives lifetime ban $2.5 million fine

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held a press conference on Tuesday to address the leaked audio recording of Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist remarks, and has officially banned Sterling from the NBA. Details of the ban are included below:

Mother allows man to rape daughter and provides blanket so he is comfortable while doing so

A family was left outraged after a woman gave her teenage daughter to a man for sex.

The woman of Zimbabwe, was accused of allowing her neighbour to rape her daughter in exchange for 22 pounds of sugar.

The woman, 54, even handed the rapist a blanket so he is comfortable while raping her daughter.

President Jonathan Sacks Political Adviser, Alhaji Gulak.

Gulak, sacked presidential aide.
President Goodluck Jonathan has terminated the appointment of his Special Adviser(Political), Alhaji Ahmed A. Gulak with immediate effect.

President Jonathan thanks Alhaji Gulak for his services to the present administration and wishes him success in his future endeavors.

This information was contained in a series of tweets by the President’s spokesman, Reuben Abati (@abati1990)

Nollywood pays respect as Amaka Igwe passes on

On Monday night, Nigerian film-maker and Nollywood icon, Amaka Igwe died in an Enugu hospital. She was 51 years old at the time of her death. She was doing pre-production preparations for a new Igbo soap opera in Enugu when she suffered an asthma attack and was immediately rushed to the hospital. She finally passed on after several interventions to resuscitate her failed.  She was in the company of her husband when she died.

Woman Bites Off, Swallows Neighbour’s Ear

A 30-year old house wife, Mrs Chizoba Ejike, has been charged before the Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, western Nigeria for allegedly biting off her neighbour’s ear and swallowing it in anger.

Donald Sterling Hoping A Payoff Will Prevent GF V. Stiviano From Leaking More Audio

With his reputation already in shreds and repercussions from the NBA likely looming for his racist remarks, L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is hoping money will stop the bleeding.
TMZ reports that Sterling reached out to his girlfriend V. Stiviano on Sunday, April 27, to see if they could come to an agreement.

Witch hunter, Helen Ukpabio denies UK deportation rumours

Popular witch hunter, Helen Ukpabio has said that recent reports claiming that she was deported from the United Kingdom are false.

The founder of the Liberty Foundation Gospel Ministries is said to have been deported about 2 weeks ago after residents of the UK reportedly signed a petition declaring her dangerous to the nation’s children due to her history with so-called child witches.

Abducted schoolgirls allegedly married off for N2,000, moved abroad

Most of the 234 Borno schoolgirls in Boko Haram captivity, according to a report on DailyTrust, have allegedly been ferried abroad to Chad and Cameroon after they were married off to sect members on N2,000 bride price each.

The female students were taken from their hostels at the Government Girls Secondary School Chibok on the night of April 14. About 40 had escaped in the days after the incident, but parents and school authorities said at least 234 of them were yet to be found.

Photos: Delta State Govt arrests UNILAG alumni for exposing multi billion Naira Bursary fraud

An ex-student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Mr. Ambrose Ezeanwani,  who exposed a racket in the students’ bursary scheme in Delta state was handed over to men from the Delta State Government this afternoon after days of illegal detention in Lagos.

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Wife-Beater APC Politician In Ogun State Arrested


An All Progressives Party  (APC) politician who battered his wife in Ogun State recently has been arrested today by the Nigerian Police operatives at the Ogun State police command.

Mr. Bayo Awosanya, also known as “Bashorun” who had disappeared since the public outcry trailed his brutal assault of his wife reportedly turned himself in at the Sagamu Police Station in Ogun State today.

Peter Obi Distribute Cars To Senators So That He Can Be Appointed As Aviation Minister

According to SAHARA

Former Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State has handed car gifts to key senators, including Senate President David Mark, in order to ease his path to appointment as Nigeria’s new Aviation Minister.

President Goodluck Jonathan has promised the post of Aviation Minister to Mr. Obi who in mid-March finished his second term as governor. Mr. Obi, a leader of the All Peoples Grand Alliance (APGA), is in line to be rewarded with a cabinet post for his political loyalty to the incumbent president.

Boko Haram: Group Links Northern Elders with Schoolgirls’ Kidnap

Boko Haram Group links northern elders with schoolgirls’ kidnap 
It is alleged that elders in the North were behind the kidnapping of the female pupils of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.
The United Alliance, in a report by its northern co-ordinator, Bashir Ado, said the kidnapping of the school girls was part of the plan of the northern elders to humiliate President Goodluck Jonathan.

Accounts of Churches and Mosques Should Be Audited Annually – CONFAB Delegate Proposes

 Dr Jonathan Obaje, a delegate representing Diaspora-Asian in the ongoing national conference and member of the Committee on Religion, has advocated for the annual auditing of churches’, mosques’, and temples’ accounts.

Monday, 28 April 2014

N10bn Jet scandal : Court order stalls Reps investigation

The House of Representatives on Monday said a Federal High Court order stalled investigation in the alleged N10 billion spent on chattered aircraft by Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources.

The house on March 27, mandated the Public Accounts Committee to investigate Alison-Madueke use of state funds in the last two years to charter, operate and maintain a jet for her personal use.

AGIP oil Workers Protest In Abuja,Shutdown Headquarters

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 Activities at the headquarters of Italian oil giant AGIP were this morning (Monday) brought to a standstill as the workers of the company shut down the Headquarters of the company located at Maitama Abuja. CKN Nigeria reporters at the scene saw the workers of the company protesting in front of their office. 

'I helped Nigeria and Honduras reach 2010 World Cup' - claims match-fixer

A Singaporean match-fixer has claimed he helped two international sides qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Wilson Raj Perumal, a self-confessed match-fixer who was part of a syndicate that has been placed at the heart of a sophisticated network responsible for fixing hundreds of matches around the world, claims in a new book that he assisted Honduras and Nigeria in reaching the World Cup through his activities.

Teacher killed after being stabbed in classroom by a 15-year-old pupil

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a 61-year-old female teacher was stabbed to death at school in Leeds, United Kingdom.

The victim was named locally as Anne Maguire, who is understood to have taught Spanish and Religious Education at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in Neville Road, Leeds.
Ms Maguire was rushed to hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.

EFCC Shuts Down Laide Bakare’s Boutique

For the actress, things became worse over the weekend when the EFCC reportedly obtained a forfeiture order on all known properties of her husband, following an alleged fraud.
Consequently, he will be required to give up his choice properties, including the new boutique he opened for the actress.

Photos: Peter Okoye of P-Square Acquires Brand New 2014 Bentley GT

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Chicago Teen Puts Newborn In A Bag And Leaves Him Outside To Die Because Of Resemblance To Ex


According to NY Daily News reports:
An 18-year-old Chicago woman wrapped her newborn in a bag and left him outside to die because she feared the child looked like her ex-boyfriend and her current beau would leave her, cops said.

Photos & Video: Football fan burst into flames during a match

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This incredibly scary picture comes from Poland and a match played between Śląsk Wrocław and Zagłębie Lubin in Poland's top division – the Ekstraklasa.
The photograph was taken by Sebastian Borowski of the Newspix agency and published in Polish tabloid newspaper Fakt.

Gunmen kill DPO, 2 children in Zamfara •Set police station ablaze — Police

TRAGEDY struck in the small town of Faru, in  Maradun Emirate Council of Zamfara State, when suspected cattle rustlers killed a divisional police officer (DPO) and two children and then set the police station ablaze.

The attack came three weeks after gunmen stormed Yargaladima village in Dansadau Emirate Council and killed over 200 people.

How former Edo Governor, Igbinedion, Lost N3.3 billion to Venezuelan conmen

Nemesis may have finally caught up with ex-convict and former Governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion, as he has lost over N3.3 billion to Venezuelan fraudsters, in a deal that bears all the marks of a classic 419 scam, we can authoritatively reveal.

Photos: Comedian Bovi lounges with Aliko Dangote & Donald Duke

Comedian and ace entertainer, Bovi is already rubbing shoulders with the society’s IT men as his craft continues to gather momentum.

Female Pastor Who Runs A Robbery And Kidnap Network

A 40-year-old alleged criminal godmother and ‘queen-pin’, Ngozi Onwura, has been arrested by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Anambra State Police Com­mand after her former colleague exposed her.

9ice drops double album, reconciles with ex-wife

 Abolore Akande a.k.a 9ice has finally dropped his long awaited album few days ago. Days after the release of the album, the Alapomeji boss was seen hanging out with his ex-wife and son Zion at a private beach in Lagos, but rumour has it that this has been going on for a while now. 

YBNL set to discover more talents from Bariga says Olamide

The YBNL Nation boss Olamide Adedeji mostly referred to as Badoo by his fans has decided to look inward for more talented artiste from the hood he came out from. If you recalled we reported to you when he signed two artiste from Bariga. 'There are too many talented artiste that neighbourhood that need to be given a life' he said. Works are already in top gear for the project.