Monday, 25 July 2016

“I’m Happy I Witnessed The Killing Of My Parents” – Ademulegun’s Daughter

Saturday, January 15, 1966 is arguably one of the days to remember in the history of Nigeria. It was the first military coup, and it took place barely six years after Nigeria gained independence from Britain.
Some senior military officers, including the then Chief Instructor at the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna, Major Kaduna Nzeogwu, his co-conspirators, Major Timothy Onwuatuewgu, Major Emmanuel Ifeajuna, Major Adewale Ademoyega and Major Chris Anuforo, among others, made attempts to overthrow the democratic government in place at the time, headed by Nnamdi Azikiwe as the President and Abubakar Balewa as the Prime Minister.

Photo: Celestial Pastor Who Chained Son Arrested

Francis Taiwo, the fleeing pastor who chained his 9-year-old son for weeks, has been arrested.Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the arrest to PREMIUM TIMES said the suspect was arrested on Sunday, with the assistance of his church members.

Suicide Bomber Who Killed Himself & Injured 12 Was Syrian Refugee Who Had Been Denied Asylum

A suicide bomber who blew himself up after being turned away from a music festival in southern Germany was a Syrian man who had been denied asylum.The 27-year-old killed himself and injured 12 others, three of them seriously, when he detonated an explosive device near a bar in central Ansbach on Sunday evening.

Driver Charged With Assault of Eight-Year-Old Girl


A 28-year-old operator of a commercial bus (danfo) in Lagos, Nnamdi Ikunor has been arraigned before the Lagos Magistrates Court sitting in Ikeja for s*xual assault of an eight-year-old girl.
Ikunor is facing a two-count charge of defilement before Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi.

Inter yet to approach De Boer with Mancini exit rumoured

Frank de Boer is yet to be approached by Inter, as Roberto Mancini's future at the club swirls into further doubt.
Inter were taken over by Chinese investors in early June, although Mancini has reportedly grown frustrated at a lack of investment in his playing squad as he attempts to take the San Siro side back to the top of Italian football.

Babangida Ousted Me To Stop My Fight Against Corruption – Buhari

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, said that he was ousted as head of state in 1985 by the then Chief of Army Staff, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, because he was fighting corruption.
Buhari, who was the military head of state for 18 months, said this during an exclusive with The Interview Magazine.

RCCG Pastor Abducted During Service

A Pastor attached to the Redeemed Christian Church of God at Santos bus stop in the Isawo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, was on Sunday, July 24, 2016, abducted by some unknown gunmen during service.
The pastor, identified only as Bajomo, was reportedly whisked away by the gunmen, who came to the church as if they were new members.

"They electrocuted my genitals" says Nigerian death-row prisoner in Indonesia who is facing execution within days

A Nigerian man who is facing execution in Indonesia within days tearfully told a court that police electrocuted his genitals to force him to confess to possessing heroin.

Michael Titus Igweh, a clothe importer is among several prisoners on death row whom lawyers and human rights groups are frantically lobbying to save from the firing squad amid claims they were tortured and their legal cases riddled with corruption, errors and miscarriages of justice.

Nobody Can Remove Me – Ike Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has said nobody can remove him from office. Ekweremadu is currently standing trial with his boss, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki for allegedly forging the Senate standing order. The Deputy Senate President, who was presented with a symbol of authority (ofor), by 30 traditional rulers in the Enugu West senatorial zone, said:

Sacked Lawmaker, Jibrin, Reveals How N284bn Was Smuggled Into The Budget

Abdulmumin Jibrin, he sacked chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, has made a shocking revelation on how N284 billion constituency projects was allegedly smuggled into the 2016 budget. He alleged that 10 standing committees inserted the projects into the budget without the knowledge of their members. Jibrin, who had claimed that he was removed from his position because he blocked some shady moves of some lawmakers, regarding ing the budget.
He accused the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, of secretly persuading him to insert N20 billion into the budget through Service Wide Vote. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, July 24, Jibrin alleged that the Speaker has been hijack by some cabals.

Video: A Florida Judge Is Accused Of Making Racist Remarks About Black People

Please Help #SaveMayowa

My name is Mayowa Ahmed, Nigerian, a graduate of University of Lagos and an HB SS patient incidentally diagnosed with bilateral Ovarian Mass Carcinoma. I need assistance to raise 100,000 USDollars for treatment at Emory International Hospital Atlanta USA. Kindly help me live again. I don’t want to die #SaveMe please
Here is the link to the gofundme account or you can pay to the naija acct 0038091966-acess bank plc. Ahmed Mayowa. See her medical report below


INEC Threatening Nigeria’s Democracy With Inconclusive Elections – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekit State, has expressed worry over inability of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct credible and conclusive elections since the advent of the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress, APC, government.
The governor, who reacted to the alleged manipulation of the Imo North Senatorial election, which was declared inconclusive, said “democracy in Nigeria is being threatened by INEC and this should call for national and international reflection.”

Photos: Mavin Boss “Don Jazzy” Spotted With American Rapper “T.I”

Don Jazzy TI
Mavin Records CEO, Don Jazzy met up with Grammy award-wining rapper, Clifford Joseph Harris Jr aka T.I on Sunday.
The two shared a photo-moment together which got posted by Don Jazzy (who is currently in New York following his performance at the One Africa Music Fest on Friday) on his Instagram page.

Henrietta Kosoko’s Son Speaks About His Music, Jide Kosoko & Late Mom


First son of late actress, Henrietta Kosoko,  Taiwo Olowu, who is  known as LT in music circles told Sunday Scoop, that he did not release his latest single, Mama, because he wanted to capitalise on his mum’s demise to promote the song.
“I did something to celebrate mothers. The song is a celebration of life and death. I didn’t do this song to advance my  career, it is to express myself. We all have different ways of mourning. I am not using her death to sell my music. I have been an artiste before now and my late mum was supportive of my career before she died,’’ he said.

Manchester United vs Manchester City friendly in Beijing is CANCELLED due to bad weather

Manchester United's friendly with City is off
The clash was set to kick off at 12.30pm in Beijing's Bird's Nest Stadium today.
But torrential rain has forced officials to call off the fixture.
"Due to recent weather events, tournament organisers & participating clubs have decided to cancel tonight's International Champions Cup game," United tweeted.

Video: Racist Trump Supporter Goes Off On A Black Woman During An NYC Subway Ride

FIFA boss, Infantino arrives Nigeria

President of world football –governing body, Mr. Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura arrived in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, on Sunday. They were accompanied by executive assistants Mattias Grafstrom and Veron Mosengo-Omba.
The world football governors were received on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by NFF President Amaju Pinnick and General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi, vice presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, and other members of the NFF Executive Committee and Management.

Heavy rain kills 87 in China

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.

Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods and landslides, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing the civil affairs department.

Nearly 50,000 homes have collapsed, it said.

Arrest and Investigate CSCEOS Operatives Now! Osun NGO Writes Police, DSS

A non-governmental organization based in Osogbo, Osun State, the Justice Now Foundation, JNF, has called for the arrest and investigation of the operatives of a two-man civil society organisation code-named Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS).

JNF in a terse statement issued in Osogbo on Saturday by its chairman, Mr. Lanre Afolayanka, the group said has directed its lawyers to write the Nigerian Police and the Department of State Security to immediately arrest and investigate the ring leader of the organisation, one Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman who on Wednesday 2oth July, penned a press statement accusing the highest disciplinary organ of the Nigerian Judiciary, the National Judicial Council (NJC) of forgery, financial inducement and outright corruption.

Fayose comes for President Buhari over ‘looted’ billions of dollars recovered

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has questioned the whereabouts of the “billions of dollars” recovered by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari from looters.

In a statement released on Sunday, Fayose dismissed repeated claims that massive corruption in the regime of Goodluck Jonathan, former president, is responsible for the poor economic state of the country under Buhari.

“It is only a lazy worker that would complain about his tools,” he said through Idowu Adelusi, his chief press secretary.

Graphic Photos: Boko Haram Members Sent to Early Graves after Ambush by Nigerian Troops

Today, at the early hours of the morning, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into Sambisa forest from Komala and Musafanari axis with logistics items.