Thursday, 14 July 2016

I Called Buhari 3 Times, But He Shunned Me & Diverted My Calls – Fayose


Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, has opened up on his effort to have a word with President Muhammadu Buhari, who he frequently criticizes.
Fayose claimed he phoned the Aso Villa three times, asking to speak to the president, but each time was diverted to the Buhari’s chief security officer.
“About two – three times I called the villa they would divert my call to the CSO, saying I cannot talk to the president.

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Tinubu is not God, i don't fear him - Dino Melaye

The All Progressives Congress member representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, on Thursday explained that he insulted Senator Oluremi Tinubu, during an executive session at the Senate after she referred to him as a thug. 

Melaye, however, said he was willing to apologise if he had wronged any individual in the matter.

Governor Okorocha Demolishes His Lamonde Hotel’s Fence As Part of Urban Renewal


According to a citizen, Ohalete Wisdom Mayor who shared the photo on FB, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State had to demolish part of his own hotel’s fence in the process of trying to restore sanity to the state’s urban renewal drive.

The source wrote:

What you should know about NPA’s new MD, Hadiza Bala Usman


President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday (July 12, 2016) appointed Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The appointment was alongside that of Mr. Mohammed Bello-Koko as Executive Director (Finance); Prof. Idris Abubakar, Executive Director (Engineering) and Dr. Sekonte Davies, Executive Director (Marine Operations).

Leicester make final £15m bid for Keane

Leicester City have submitted a "final offer" of £15 million for Burnley defender Michael Keane, according to The Metro.
The 23-year-old Manchester United graduate made 44 appearances for Burnley last season as Sean Dyche’s men claimed the Championship title.

President Buhari's Daughter Called To The Nigerian Bar


Daughter of the President, Halima Buhari, an octogenarian, Enebeli Pius Chika and another 2, 257 law graduates have been admitted into the Nigerian Bar.
The ceremony attracted the presence of the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari and other members of the first family at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

Fenerbahce Coach: Explosive Emenike Our Main Weapon

Fenerbahce coach Vitor Pereira is optimistic that Emmanuel Emenike will be one of the club's deadliest players in the coming season following the Nigerian's form in pre-season, reports.
Pereira admitted in a post-match interview with Fanatik after his side's second win in pre-season that Emenike will be a good option to unsettle league opponents as Fenerbahce hope to wrest the title back from Besiktas.

Photos: Corpse Of Lady Discovered After Being Carried Away By Heavy Flood In Imo


A young girl identified as Miss Chukwunazaekpere from Obinaocha, in Nkwerre LGA of Imo State, has become the latest victim of flood disaster in the state.
Her dead and decomposing body was discovered by villagers -after she was carried away by heavy flood and buried in a swamp mud at the back of a river days ago.
May her soul rest in peace.

Tinubu Called Me A Dog, Thug – Dino Melaye Fires Back


As rumble behind the senate’s Wednesday closed-door session drags on, Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday admitted that he had issues with a Senator colleague (Remi Tinubu), whom he said, called him a dog and a Thug when impeachment plot against President Muhammadu Buhari was being considered.
He stated this at a press briefing after plenary on Thursday, noting that he reacted to an action of Senator Remi Tinubu, the wife of the APC’s National leader, Bola Tinubu.

Ibrahimovic breaks another Manchester United record

The official announcement of the Ibrahimovic one-year deal racked up over 525,000 likes on Instagram as posts involving the 34-year-old dominate the club’s all-time top 10.
Ibrahimovic is yet to kick a ball for Manchester United but he cannot stop breaking records for his new club.

Controversy trail Funke Akindele’s television series `Jennifer’s Diary’

Viewers of `Jennifer’s Diary’, a popular television series by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have expressed mixed reactions over the programme.

Some of them, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday, said the programme was entertaining and brought creativity into the industry, while others condemned her use of language.
Mrs Chidimma Okolo, an Abuja-based fashion designer, said the programme was creative and Akindele had brought her brand to bear in the television series.

New witness comes forward placing OJ Simpson near Nicole Brown Simpson's house the night she was murdered

For 22 years, they have been trying to nail OJ Simpson to the murder of his wife and her friend but have not succeeded. Former LA prosecutor Christoper Darden claims an eyewitness has come forward placing him near Nicole Brown Simpson's house the night she was murdered in 1994.

Chris claimed he received a tip that could have cracked the case during a podcast of Adam Corolla and Mark Geragos' web series "Reasonable Doubt"

Indonesia set to execute death-row convicts, including a Nigerian

Indonesia plans to put 16 death-row convicts to death this year, including a Nigerian and a Zimbabwean, Attorney-General H.M. Presetyo said on Wednesday. Asked if there were any foreigners among the convicts to be executed, Prasetyo told reporters:

"We have foreigners, among them from Nigeria and Zimbabwe." he said.
Mr. Prasetyo also disclosed that no convicts from the United States, Europe or Australia were on the list to be executed. A 59-year-old British woman, Lindsay Sandiford, was sentenced to death after being convicted in 2013 of trying to smuggle cocaine worth $2.5 million into the country.

APC govt has no clear economic policy – PDP Reps

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers in the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, lambasted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari, for plunging the country into economic disaster.
Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, who spoke at an interactive session with members of the United Kingdom, UK Westminster Foundation for Democracy, said that this was the first time the country is running a government without clear economic policies.

Ibe passes Bournemouth medical

Jordon Ibe has agreed personal terms and passed a medical as his £15m move from Liverpool to Bournemouth edges closer, sources confirmed.
It is understood the deal will be formally announced today and Bournemouth will immediately fly Ibe out to Chicago to join up with their pre-season training camp in Illinois, USA.

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Photos: Tyga's rumoured ex Demi Rose puts on an eye-popping display in busty bikini selfies

Buxom beauty: Tyga's rumoured ex Demi Rose Mawby treated her social media followers to a series of rather racy snaps this week 

She's alleged to have had a flirtation with Tyga during his brief split from Kylie Jenner.
But as the rapper enjoyed a European getaway with the youngest member of the Kardashian clan, his rumoured ex Demi Rose Mawby treated her social media followers to a series of rather racy snaps.

The 21-year-old beauty posed up a storm in an array of revealing swimwear, tantalising her Instagram fans with several busty selfies...

More photos after the cut..

Photos & Video: Prince Harry takes HIV test and broadcasts it live on Facebook page

Prince Harry took the test, described as a 'groundbreaking moment in the fight against HIV', in order to raise awareness of the condition. He is being treated by specialist psychotherapist Robert Palmer

Prince Harry has taken a HIV test live on social media in order to raise awareness of the condition.
The event was a 'groundbreaking moment in the fight against HIV', the Terrence Higgins Trust said.
The 31-year-old took the test at Guys and St. Thomas' Hospital, London, and it was broadcast live on the Royal Family's Facebook page.

Juventus set to sign Benatia from Bayern Munich

Mehdi Benatia has arrived in Turin for a medical ahead of completing a switch from Bayern Munich to Juventus

Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia has arrived in Turin for a medical as he looks to complete a switch from Bayern Munich to Juventus, the Serie A champions said on Thursday.
The 29-year-old was signed by Pep Guardiola in a £21million as the Bavarians beat off competition from Manchester City, Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid for his signature. 
But Carlo Ancelotti, who took charge of his first Bayern Munich training session on Monday following his move to Germany, would appear happy to let the former Clermont, Udinese and Roma defender to depart the Allianz Arena. 

Besiktas in talks with Chelsea over Mikel


Besiktas have entered talks with Chelsea over the transfer of Super Eagles captain and midfielder John Obi Mikel.
Besiktas have booked a place in next season’s UEFA Champions League after winning the Super Lig title and are targeting an experienced midfielder with a proven track record of top level football.

Fake importer bags 3 years for defrauding Lagoas businesswoman of N10m

A 38-year-old, Festus Ajaere, who posed as an importer and defrauded a stove seller of N10 million on the pretext of importing and supplying her stoves, is to spend the next 36 months in Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court which gave the verdict on Thursday, however, did not grant the convict an option of fine.

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Manchester City weigh up move for Bayern Munich starlet Kimmich

Kimmich produced some excellent performances for Germany during Euro 2016 to enhance his reputation

Manchester City are considering testing Bayern Munich for Germany wonderkid Joshua Kimmich.
Pep Guardiola likes the 21-year-old defensive midfielder, who he helped convert into a full-back, and £20m would likely be their starting point for a bid, though Munich rate him highly.
It was Guardiola who signed Kimmich during his time as Bayern boss in January 2015 for almost £6m from RB Leipzig.

Photos: Buhari receives Alake of Egbaland

President Muhammadu Buhari receives the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Michael Aremu Adedotun Gbadebo 111 at the State House on Thursday in Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Michael Aremu Adedotun Gbadebo 111 at the State House on Thursday in Abuja.

More photos after the cut..

IGP orders audit of Police investments, subsidiaries

IGP, Mr Ibrahim Idris

The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has engaged the services of two audit firms, Messers Nsebot William & Co. and Gbenga Abimbola & Co. to undertake the audit of Police Investments and subsidiaries.
The order is contained in a statement issued by the Force spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Don Awunah in Abuja on Thursday.

‘FG May Not Fully Implement 2016 Budget’ – SGF Blames Funding Woes on Militants

‘FG May Not Fully Implement 2016 Budget’ – SGF Blames Funding Woes on Militants

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir David Lawal while appearing before the senate on Wednesday stated that the federal government cannot fully implement the N6.06 trillion 2016 budget passed by the National Assembly.
Lawal told a joint Senate committee on Appropriations, Finance and Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions that the revenues of the government had drastically dropped by 50 to 60 per cent; contrary to projections.

I wear bum shorts so that girls will not snatch my husband:- Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry says

In a recent radio interview, actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, says she wears bum shorts at home so that “toothpick leg” girls will not snatch her husband from her. Her colleague, Adunni Ade who was also on the set of the interview had earlier said she will not wear booty shorts in her home as it was inappropriate.

Video: Meet South Africa’s youngest millionaire only at 23

The Foreign exchange market is the biggest financial market in the world. At least four trillion dollars is traded on currency markets on a daily basis. This market is known for its volatility and high risk nature, which is why it is mostly traded by banks and big corporate. However a young South African trader has managed to crack it. Sandile Shezi has successfully learnt how to trade currencies and at just 23 he's become one of the youngest multi-millionaires in the country. Shezi now wants to empower other young South Africans to do the same. Sumitra Nydoo caught up with him.

Sole Witness Confesses She Lied 14-years After Man was Jailed for Murder


A federal judge has thrown out the murder conviction of a Queens man, Tullie (Birdie) Hyman, imprisoned since 2002 for shooting a tenant patrol leader to death, after Shaquana Ellis, the sole witness whose testimony resulted in Hyman’s conviction, admitted that she was threatened at gunpoint to finger Hyman. .

Nigerian prophet arrested for raping minor in Zambia

The pervert man of God, Prophet Andrew Ejimadu

A Nigerian man of God based in Zambia, Prophet Andrew Ejimadu, has been arrested by the police in Lusaka, the country's capital, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl, The Independent Observer reports.

Police report has it that the 39-year-old Prophet Ejimadu, a Minister with the Christ Freedom Ministries, was arrested alongside his 21-year-old younger brother, Cleopas Ejimadu, for defiling the girl who had gone to them for spiritual counselling.

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce pays a condolence visit to the family of Ojo Maduekwe

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and one time Minister of Transportation, Ojo Maduekwe passed away at the age of 71 on June 29th, 2016. Senator Bruce on Wednesday paid a visit to the family of his late friend and also signed the condolence register opened in his honor.

Mum so scared of being without her mobile phone she refuses to leave home unless it is at least 60 percent charged

Sara Widdowson in a restaurant with her phone

A young mum has revealed how her phobia of being without her mobile phone, known as 'nomophobia,' is so severe she refuses to leave the house unless the battery is at least 60 percent charged.
Sara Jayne Widdowson, 27, says her fear is so extreme that if her phone runs out of battery, or there is no reception, she has an anxiety attack, which sees her heart rate race and her palms become sweaty and shaky.

Man jailed 14 years for raping daughter in Edo

An Egor Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin, Edo State, has sentenced one Lucky Idahosa to 14 years’ imprisonment for raping his 17-year-old daughter for alleged money ritual.
Earlier, Idahosa had been arraigned on one count of rape.
The police prosecutor, Osaretin Ogiehon, told the court that the 40-year-old committed the offence sometime in June 2016.

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BUHARI: I Don't Want to Humiliate Anybody but I Must Recover Stolen Funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has said it is not his desire to humiliate or disgrace anyone but insisted that the recovery of Nigeria's stolen funds is non-negotiable, so the money can be used for all Nigerians.

Speaking at the commissioning of projects in Zamfara on Wednesday, Mr President said: 

Chelsea hopes of landing transfer target Gabriel Barbosa grow


Antonio Conte was given a boost on his first day at Chelsea with £25million Santos striker Gabigol ­confirming his ­interest in joining the Blues.
New boss Conte, who was appointed back in April, finally arrived at the club’s Cobham HQ early on Wednesday morning to work with his new players.

Selena Gomez Just Dethroned Her Ex Justin Bieber for the Most-Liked Instagram Photo of All Time

Step aside, Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner: Selena Gomez officially has the most-liked Instagram photo of all time, and she looks absolutely flawless in it.

Video: Pet sitter busted getting intimate with woman in client's apartment

Photo: Lamar Odom arm-in-arm with mystery woman in his old Queens neighbourhood

Lamar Odom was pictured visiting his old neighbourhood in Queens on Wednesday, with a mystery lady on his arm. 

The black cop who has a problem with 'Black Lives Matter'

Jay Stalien

"Black Lives do not matter to most black people...Only the lives that are taken at the hands of cops or white people, matter."
That is the conclusion of a strongly-worded post that has been shared more than 130,000 times on Facebook and has racked up hundreds of thousands of views on other media platforms such as Imgur.

US Sentences Chinese Hacker For Stealing Military Information

F-35 jet

A Chinese businessman who pleaded guilty to hacking sensitive military information has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison in the US.
Su Bin admitted collaborating with hackers in the Chinese military to steal data from US defence companies between 2008 and 2014.
He was arrested in Canada in 2014 and extradited to the US.

Arsenal new boy Xhaka begins training... with different team!

Arsenal new boy Xhaka begins training... with different team!

Arsenal fans have been looking forward to seeing new signing Granit Xhaka in action since his arrival was confirmed, and news he has returned to training early will be music to their ears. 

The former Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder starred for Switzerland at Euro 2016, and after a short break he has chosen to begin regaining his fitness ahead of the new campaign. 

Photo: Ibrahim, son of late Pres. Yar'Adua graduates from London University

Ibrahim, the son of late Nigerian president, Umaru Musa Yar'adua graduated from Brunel University London with a degree in Law on Tuesday July 13.

#BringBackOurGirls Group Blasts Dino Melaye Over Threat To Beat Up Remi Tinubu

Hadiza Usman (2nd left) and Oby Ezekwesili founders of the Bring Back Our Girls Campaign (Photo Credit: Reuters)

The #BringBackOurGirls, BBOG Movement has reacted with anger over the reports that Dino Melaye, a Nigerian senator threatened to physically assault Remi Tinubu, a woman senator and wife of the founder of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu.

Toyin Aimakhu Reunites With Estranged lover, Seun Egbegbe


Most people never want to see their ex again after they break up, but that wasn’t an option for Toyin Aimakhu and Seun Egbegbe, as the pair had to keep a professional relationship after their romance hit a brick wall.
As you read, the top actress is featured in a new movie titled, ‘Street Boys’ by Ebony Films Production, owned by Seun Egbegbe.

Cynthia Morgan calls out rapper Yung6ix for leaking song with her unfinished verse

Banky W Caught Scavenging on the Street of Lagos

Nigeria’s most eligible Barchelor, Banky W is definitely a multi-talented entertainer. From making hits to video direction to his new found love, the Co-founder of EME music label is indeed a unique individual.
Mr. Capable recently proved to us why he’s one of the most sort-after actors, when he transformed into a dirt-truck pusher on set of a new movie.

Buhari Launches Army Operation Against Armed Bandits, Others In Zamfara


Cattle rustlers and armed bandits terrorizing Zamfara State are in for a tough time with the official launch of Operation Harbin Kunama in Dansadau forest of the state by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
The choice of Dansadau Emirate in Maru local government of Zamfara is significant as the area is one of the worse hit by the activities of armed bandits and cattle rustlers.

Iyanya Finally Clears the Alleged Rift with Ubi Franklin

TripleMG star, Iyanya has come out to slam reports that he has been having issues with his friend and business partner, Ubi Franklin for marrying popular Nollywood actress, Lilian Esoro.

Rumours of rift between Iyanya and Ubi started circulating on the media space after the "Kukere" singer announced that he will be launching his own record label soon. Many saw this as a power move and assumed that Iyanya was about to dump TripleMG.

Did Buratai Declare His $1.5m Mansions Assets? Read the New Revelations of the CCB

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has waded into the media trial faced by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai with calls for a release of his assets as declared by appropriate bodies.

The CCB has shed light on the acquisition of $1.5 million mansions which has been a subject of debates. According to the governmental body, Buratai declared the controversial assets but in his wife's name.

Beat my wife and see what I’ll do – Tinubu dares Dino Melaye

Bola Tinubu - Dino Melaye

A former Governor of Lagos State and a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has vowed to deal with Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West), if he dared beat his wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC-Lagos Central).
Melaye had on Tuesday reportedly vowed to beat Senator Tinubu during a closed-door session of the Senate over the forgery case against Principal Officers of the Senate.

Three die as two-storey building collapses in Anambra


A two-storey building under construction at Ndiagu in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra has collapsed, killing three artisans.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the incident occurred at about 8a.m. on Wednesday.
An eyewitness told NAN that three other persons, who sustained severe injuries, were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Photo: Motorists claim chilling photo shows dead biker's SOUL leaving his body at crash scene

People claim to see victim's spirit after fatal car accident

At first glance, it appears to show emergency crews at a crash scene.But a closer look at this photo reveals something much more eerie.The image depicts a ghostly, human-shaped figure floating in the air above the site of the motorcycle smash in Kentucky, US.

Mexican hitwoman claims she has sex with corpses after beheading them

gang woman

A hit-woman for one of Mexico’s most notorious cartels has made a stunning confession from her California jail cell: she claims to have had intercourse with beheaded corpses and drank their blood. Mexican media reports that 28-year-old Juana – also known as ‘La Peque’ (the little one) – of the ruthless Zetas cartel made the admission from a Baja, California prison. Juana said: