Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Diezani bribe: Abia INEC Commissioner In EFCC Net For N20m Bribe

Abia INEC Commissioner In EFCC Net For N20m Bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Abia State, Mr. Sylvester Ezeani, for his alleged role in the N23bn ($115m) that was disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election.
According to the EFCC, the suspect allegedly received N20m out of N241m while he was the REC in Cross River State during the March 28 presidential and National Assembly elections.

Teenagers attack school, beat principal, steal N1.5m

Pandemonium broke out at the Lagooz Schools on Omotoye Estate in the Orile Agege area of Lagos State after some hoodlums invaded the school premises.
PUNCH Metro learnt that some Hausa teenagers, numbering about 100, stormed the school with machetes and other weapons.
They were said to have attacked the school’s principal and a teacher, identified as Uncle John, during a free-for-all which lasted for about two hours.
Our correspondent was told that the rampaging youths, aside damaging some property of the school, allegedly made away with N1.5m.

Photos: 69-year-old Man Goes on a Naked Date with a 24-year-old Woman


A 69-year-old man has shocked many by stripping n*ked to go on a date with a hot 24-year-old girl who is 45 years his junior.

According to a Dailymail report, the incident took place on Wednesday night's episode of the VH1 reality show Dating N*ked. Bob strips down to his birthday suit to enjoy a water gun fight and a dip in a pool with 24-year-old Natalie, who has hardly any qualms about spending time with an older man.

Married Man Rapes Housemaid for 19 Days at Knife point


According to Chronicle, Rudolph Chipare (30) allegedly raped the 20-year-old maid at knife point after his wife left for work. Information gathered revealed that the alleged r*pe began on June 8 and ended when the woman gathered strength and notified her cousin who reported the matter to the police. 

When he was arrested, a medical examination was conducted and it revealed that the woman was pregnant. Chipare is remanded in custody and will appear before regional magistrate Mr Mark Dzira facing 19 counts of rape on August 11. Prosecutor Mr Tinashe Dzipe alleged that on June 8 at around 6PM, Chipare ordered the woman to accompany him to a “new house” so she could clean it. 

Snapchat Billionaire Cofounder Evan Spiegel Just Got Engaged To Miranda Kerr

Model Miranda Kerr announced her engagement to Snapchat cofounder Evan Spiegel on Instagram.

Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel are ready for the most important merger of their lives.

The Victoria's Secret Angel turned beauty mogul and the billionaire co-founder of Snapchat are engaged, Spiegel popping the question and Kerr sharing the happy news via—what else—social media this morning.

OPC Comes For Niger Delta militants

OPC issued the threat while reacting to recent attacks by suspected militants on Imusin and Ogijo in Ogun and some riverine communities in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
The group in a statement by Comrade Dare Adesope entitled, ‘‘Incursion of Ijaw militants into Yoruba land: Enough is enough,’’ threatened reprisal attack if the suspected Ijaw militants failed to end the incursion into the South-West at the end of the ultimatum.
According to the group, the attack in the South-West was an affront on the Yoruba nation and it would not be accepted.

Former footballer jailed for 15 years after turning to armed robbery

Nathan Ashton, 29, who played Premiership football on the wing for Fulham before moving to Crystal Palace and Charlton targeted betting shops across London and the South East.

Along with former Scottish Premier League player Ohmar Pike, the pair netted nearly £15,000 from eight raids.

In one raid, a cashier “fell to his knees and had a panic attack and begged for his life”, a court heard.

Family Feeds Dog With A Baby In Kastina

The Kastina State Police Command is holding a family of five in its custody for allegedly feeding a day-old baby boy to a dog as meal.The incident happened at Saika village in Batsari Local Government Area.The suspects include 15-year-old Wosila Halilu, her three stepbrothers and her mother.

Teacher, 51, ‘was caught on camera performing oral sex on 17-year-old student in a parking lot’

oral sex

A teacher is set to appear in court charged with performing oral sex on a 17-year-old student.

Sandra Mayfield, 51, is accused of sexually assaulting the teenager in a parking lot in Oklahoma City in February.

Manchester United reach agreement to sign Paul Pogba for world-record €110m fee

Manchester United have agreed a world record deal to sign Paul Pogba for €110 million, Goal understands.
Officials from the Premier League club met with their Juventus counterparts earlier on Wednesday to discuss a deal to bring Pogba back to Old Trafford.

Photo: Nigerian Former Ambassador, Tabari, Dies In An Accident

Nigerian Former Ambassador to the Central African Republic, Ambassador Yahaya Tabari
died in a car crash along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway on Monday night July 18th.
He was buried yesterday according to Islamic rites. May his soul Rest in peace, Amen

Moses Shines Again, Mikel Subbed As Conte Grabs First Chelsea Win

Super Eagles winger Victor Moses churned out another impressive performance in the pre-season for Chelsea who defeated RZ Pellets 3-0 in Klagenfurt to hand Antonio Conte his first victory as Blues boss, reports.
Moses who is desperate to revive his career at the Stamford Bridge after signing a four year extension last summer, was instrumental to the Blues' first two goals in the encounter.

Police nab fake lawyer attempting to secure release for suspect

A man identified as Akachukwu Mba, who has been deceiving unsuspecting members of the public claiming to be a lawyer has revealed how he visits Police stations to release suspects in Aba, Abia State. 

Akachukwu Mba Akachukwu who was paraded by the Abia State Commissioner of Police, Besan Gwana, in Aba, was nabbed by the Police while pretending to be a lawyer to effect the release of a suspect. 

I Have Forgiven Dino Melaye – Tinubu


The representative of the Lagos-Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Oluremi Tinubu, says as a Christian she has forgiven her Kogi-West counterpart, Dino Melaye, for abusing and threatening her.
Tinubu, however, said would not be intimidated by anybody and that she would continue to fight for her right.
She said this on Wednesday when members of the Lagos State House of Assembly from Lagos Central and members of the All Progressives Congress caucus as well as some party leaders paid her a solidarity visit at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

Mrs Aisha Buhari files lawsuit against Ayo Fayose

Aisha Buhari has filed a lawsuit against Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose over his claim that she was involved in the Halliburton corruption scandal. Fayose had in a statement he released in June alleged that Aisha Buhari was the “Aisha Buhari” named in a U.S. court document, alleged to have been involved in a bribery case involving a former U.S. lawmaker, Williams Jefferson.

EFCC detains Abia state INEC resident officer over alleged N20m cash gift from Dieziani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday detained the Abia State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Sylvester Ezeani, for allegedly collecting N20 million cash gift from former Minister of Petroleum resources, Dieziani Alison Madueke.

EFCC operatives believe the money was handed over to Ezeani while he was the resident Officer in Cross Rivers state to influence the outcome of the 2015 Presidential election in favour of PDP.

We want you to stay: Mourinho tells Mata he has Man United future

Juan Mata’s been told by Jose Mourinho that he does have a future at Manchester United but must accept the competition for places at Old Trafford is fierce.
The Spanish playmaker looked destined to leave the Theatre of Dreams this summer once Mourinho was announced as Louis van Gaal’s replacement.

Do not fall prey to fraudsters…Genevieve Nnaji warns

Le Guen rejects Super Eagles job

Frenchman Paul Le Guen has reportedly rejected the Nigeria Football Federation’s offer to lead the Super Eagles as Technical Adviser.
According to reports, the 52-year-old rejected the offer because the Glass House failed to meet his terms and conditions.

Bill Cosby Is ‘Completely Blind’ And Homebound.

Bill Cosby is now “completely blind,” said a well-placed source, who added that the embattled comic is “in his own personal hell.”

The disgraced comedian once known as “America’s Dad” is now confined to his Pennsylvania home with only his incomprehensibly loyal wife, Camille, at his side.

Photos: Alleged Laptop thief beaten unconscious in Lagos

According to an eyewitness, this happened on Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. The man allegedly stole a laptop and was beaten unconscious by people when he was caught. Another photo after the cut. 

Former Facebook employee, 27, is charged with ‘raping a friend at knifepoint after inviting her inside his home for a glass of water’

Yue Zhou

A former Facebook employee has been officially charged with raping a female friend, who says he held her at knifepoint after a night out with friends.

Yue Zhou, 27, was charged this week on felony rape and battery charges in connection to the June 24 attack. He is due in court for an arraignment on September 6.

Ekiti govt didn’t spend N22m on Ozekhome – Fayose’s aide

Special Assistant to the governor of Ekiti State on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described claim by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State that Governor Ayodele Fayose was spending the state’s money to prosecute his legal matter with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), saying “the allegation is a continuation of the APC’s life of disparaging eminent Nigerians that are not dancing to the destructive tunes of the party.” Olayinka, who challenged the APC to publish their facts, added that..

Yemi Alade Totaly Denies Dating Her Manager


Following reports that Mama Africa, Yemi Alade might be in a romantic relationship with her manager, Taiye Aliyu, the singer addresses the issue.
In a recent interview with newsmen, Yemi Alade says the question of dating her manager should not have come up in the first place if she had a female manager.

Photo: African Union Launches Visa-free Passport at 27th AU Summit

The 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government was held on 17th July 2016, at the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), Rwanda, with a strong call for unity and love for the continent.

The opening ceremony was marked by a symbolic act of Pan-Africanism with the launch of the African Union (AU) passport aimed at facilitating the free movement of people on the continent.

Pregnant Pokemon Go player, 18, forced to have emergency C-section to save her baby after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver

Kaitlyn Shelton

A pregnant Pokemon Go player, 18, had to undergo an emergency C-section after she was mowed down by a hit-and-run driver.

Mother-of-two Kaitlyn Shelton was walking down the street playing the app with her friends in Gladstone, Missouri on Friday night when she was intentionally hit by a man in a Dodge Caravan, friends claim.

Photos: Amber Rose shows off a vintage blonde bombshell look while flashing her cleavage


She’s known for her trademark buzz cut but Amber Rose tried something a little different on Tuesday.

The model-turned-TV host oozed glamour as she posed in a platinum blonde wig and pouted for the camera in a selfie she shared on Instagram.

‘I was raped to cure me of being a lesbian': Jamaican woman says was she set up for attack by woman she met online

Angeline Jackson

A lesbian has told how she was raped because of her sexuality after being tricked by a woman she met online.

Angeline Jackson was raped when she was 19 after being ‘lured off a lesbian chat room’ by a woman acting as a ‘honey trap’ who she thought she was meeting but instead she was met by an armed man who raped her and her friend.

Mum arrested & charged with murder for drowning her 6wk old son

A North Carolina woman, 24 year old new mum, Jameisha Alexander was seen holding her 6 week old son, King, near a pond Saturday night by someone who immediately called security. But by the time officers arrived, Alexander was gone and the baby was in the water, according to her arrest warrant.
Paramedics tried CPR to revive the newborn baby but the boy died a short time later.

Dubai properties: CCB has cleared Buratai, says lawyer

A law firm representing the embattled Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, said the Code of Conduct Bureau had cleared the Army chief of any wrongdoing in the $1.5m properties he (COAS) bought in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

In a statement, Buratai’s lawyer, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, advised critics to respect the Army chief’s rights to private family life as guaranteed in Section 34 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).

Youths protest Plateau monarch’s murder, torch buildings

A detachment of men of the Plateau State Police Command and operatives of the Special Task Force on Security in Jos had a hectic time on Tuesday controlling irate youths who protested the killing of the paramount ruler of the Kulere people in Bokkos Local Government Area of the state, Saf Ron Kulere, Sir Lazarus Agai.

Agai was killed on Monday evening by yet-to-be identified gunmen. Gunmen killed the 76-year-old Saf Ron-Kulere on Monday on his way from his farm in Sha District of the area.

Ribadu Returns To APC, As Atiku Kicks

Nuhu Ribadu has returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman got a letter from Adamawa State chapter of the party seeking his return to the party. 

He is going to be readmitted with a former governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria( ACN ) in the state, Mr. Marcus Gundiri, with their supporters. 

How married woman died in hotel – Residents

Neighbours of a woman, who died last Friday in a hotel in Ikotun, Lagos State, have opened up on what transpired shortly before her death.

They said the deceased, who was identified only as Iya Ginika, had left home around 9pm on the day, telling her husband that she wanted to visit a friend in the neighbourhood.

The residents told our correspondent on Tuesday that the woman, in her 50s, had claimed that she wanted to collect something from the friend.