Saturday, 24 June 2017

Air France Bans "Ghana Must Go"

Air France,  a subsidiary of the Air France–KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline allianceh, has banned Matted Woven Bags" aka Ghana Must Go, from their flights..

John Dumelo's fan fights popular Blogger over negative stories about him

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has shared the message a fan sent him, disclosing he has unliked blog page of a blogger, who writes negative stories about the actor. Read below..

Police woman pours House Maid with hot water, soup for being disobedient

A police woman,  Mrs. Ugo Okochi, who is presently nursing a child poured hot water and hot melon soup on her 15 year old house help, Miss Chinyere Igwe at her residence along Mile 50 layout Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, over alleged disobedience to the directive of the woman.

The woman was said to have poured the girl with hot soup and water after the girl was directed to fry the melon, but she mistakenly forgot and poured the melon inside the soup without frying it.

Buhari Aides Finally Reveal When He’s Returning from London

Two aides of President Muhammadu Buhari last night said the ailing Nigerian leader might head home within a week, subject to clearance by his doctors.
In an interview on the condition of anonymity, one of the two sources also claimed that some of the president’s latest health symptoms revealed in recent reports arose as adverse reactions to drugs prescribed for Mr. Buhari since he arrived in the UK. The symptoms include memory loss and speech impairment.

I will be “a god” next season - Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has predicted that he will be “a god” next season in the Premier League.
The former Bayern Munich and Barcelona boss, finished trophyless for the first time in his managerial career last season, as City finished third 15 points behind league winners, Chelsea.

‘I use human parts to prepare charms’ -Arrested herbalist

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Tosenu Lussien, a 52-year-old herbalist was arrested at Shagamu in Ogun State for trading in human parts, told reporters that he used it to prepare charms for his clients, after he was paraded yesterday by the Lagos State Police Command.

How Messi Almost Became a Real Madrid Player

Lionel Messi could have started his football career with Barcelona’s fierce rivals, Real Madrid, it has been revealed.
The agent that took him to the Camp Nou when he was 13, Horacio Gaggioli, says Messi would have been a Madrid player if he had moved to the Spanish capital instead.

Popular Nollywood Actor Sacked from House by Landlord over Rent

Nollywood actor, Emeka Rising Ibeh popularly known for his role in the movies; “Isakaba” and “Mr. Ibu The Lecturer “ has been thrown out of his apartment at 7 Nuru Onuwo Street in Surulere - Lagos State after failing to pay for his house rent for 5 years worth N2.5 million naira.
Emeka has been living in the apartment as a ghost tenant over the last five years and could not afford to pay his rent according to the landlord of the house.

Yomi Fash Lanso Condemns Nigerian Pastors Who Go Around With Securities

Yomi Fash Lanso has condemned Nigerian pastors who go around with securities asking who wants to kill them. To Yomi if you are a true man of God you don’t need one, because you know your hands are clean and you know nobody wants your life. He also spoke about respected Pastors who can’t say the truth to Government officials turning the country upside down, just because of fear of losing their worldly possessions. What he told Saturday Beats below…. By the way, Yomi is also a Deacon.

Despite Life Was Tough While Growing Up, E-Money & I Never Went Into Fraud- Kcee

Kcee In a chat with Saturday Beats explains why he likes to flaunt his wealth on social media. He also admitted that the same is that of E-Money and their weakness is showing off. Kcee says, life wasn’t all that rosy from the beginning and they had it real real bad before fortune smiled on them. He also rebuked those saying his brother E-Money is into illegal business, saying they are from a Christian home and all they do it LEGAL! Continue...

Notorious Land-Grabber To Remain In Prison

A magistrate, Lateef Owolabi, of the Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Oshodi on Friday declared the sureties presented by a suspected land grabbing kingpin, Kamorudeen Lamina (popularly known as Sir K Oluwo), as unverifiable and thus unable to stand for his bail.

How Femi Adeshina’s Son Became A Pilot

Femi Adeshina, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity,was recently flown from Lagos to Abuja by his son and he broke the news on Facebook with photos saying it’s an extension of father’s day for him and indeed a memorable one because he will be flying him for the first time.

Now, Femi has taken to the same Facebook again, to explain how his son, Oluwatobi dreamt of being a pilot at 4 and how it has now become a reality. Do read…

Notorious gangster released from prison at age 100 [Photo]

John "Sonny" Franzese, a reputed underboss of the Colombo crime family, was released from a Massachusetts prison hospital on Friday at age 100, ending his tenure as the oldest inmate in a U.S. federal prison, his son and media reports said.
Franzese has been in and out of prison for much of his adult life, having been granted parole by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons at least six times, Newsday reported.

It seems Patrick Doyle and Iretiola Doyle’s marriage is over

It seems Tinsel star, Iretiola Doyle and Patrick Doyle marriage has allegedly hit the rocks, as the couple are reportedly no longer living together.
It was gathered that Iretiola who have four children with her husband, moved into her own apartment at Anthony Village in Lagos, away from Patrick and their children.

Arrest of Arewa youth will lead to crisis – Junaid Mohammed

A Second Republic lawmaker and Northern elder, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has said the arrest of Arewa youths over the quit notice issued to Igbos will lead to crisis.
In a chat with Punch, Mohammed said the Federal Government failed to properly address threats from both the Northern and southern regions.
He said, “The threat to arrest the youth, in my opinion, is not only counter-productive but also inappropriate.

Quit notice: Our lives are in God’s hands, we are not leaving North – Igbos vow

The Eze-Igbo in Kaduna State, Igwe Sylvanus Aneke has said that his life and that of other Igbos in North are in the hand of God.
He insisted that Igbos in Kaduna were not planning to vacate on the instruction of coalition of Arewa youths.
Igwe Aneke said Northern youths were too insignificant to tell Igbos to quit the North because of a group of people agitating for Biafra in the South East.

Drama in Rivers as armed robbery suspects refuse to be paraded (Pictured)

Three armed robbery suspects refused to be paraded before newsmen on Friday after they were arrested by a team of policemen from the State Police Command attached to the Rumuolumeni Police Station, PUNCH reports.

Media watchdog slams demand to shut Al Jazeera

Reporters Without Borders, a non-profit organisation promoting press freedom, has condemned the demand by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries to shut Al Jazeera network and other media outlets in Qatar.
The Gulf states issued a 13-point list on Friday, demanding the closure of all news outlets that it funds, directly and indirectly, including Arabi21, Rassd, Al Araby Al Jadeed, Mekameleen and Middle East Eye.

Check out the Chevy coupé whip Ex-Ghanaian president, Rawlings’ got for his 70th birthday (Photos)

Former Ghanaian president, Jerry John Rawlings who turned 70-years some days ago was gifted a pitch-black, convertible, sporty 1993 Chevy coupé  whip.

EXCLUSIVE: FG reopens case of Osifala — the QC teacher accused of sexual harassment

The federal government has reopened investigation into allegations of sexual molestation against Olaseni Osifala, a teacher at Queen’s College, Lagos, TheCable can report.

In March 2016, one Chinenye Okoye, a student of the school, alleged that Osifala sexually harassed her. Some other students reportedly made the same claim.
The claims sparked off an outcry as parents and citizens called for the sack and the prosecution of the teacher.

Six pilgrims injured as Saudi security foils attack in Mecca

The Saudi interior ministry says it has arrested five people who planned to attack the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
Mansour al-Turki, security spokesperson of the ministry, said operatives stopped a plot to attack the mosque on Friday.
Quoting security operatives, Al Arabiya, Saudi-owned news website, said the operation was planned by three extremist groups, two based in Mecca and the third in Jedah.

Google will no longer read your mails for personalized ads

Google says that it will no longer scan the contents of mails on its free Gmail service for the use of personalized adverts.
The company made this announcement in a blog post on Friday, saying the policy change would be effected later on in 2017.
In the past, privacy advocates have criticized Google’s practice of using email data to bring personalized adverts to users.

The Igbo crime culture

In the sweltering heat of a serial lynching and killing of Igbo citizens in Asia in 2013, I wrote an article entitled, ‘The Igbo fallacy’. In it, I appealed to the Igbo to de-emphasise the culture of profligacy, decadent opulence, debauchery and vanity which fuels the pursuit of crime by their own.

I am compelled to revivify the article here, but with a few adjustments. I say it again; the Igbo take the inglorious front row in certain crimes – drug peddling, armed robbery and kidnapping – at home and abroad.

Arewa group says Confab report must not be implemented

The Arewa Liberation Movement (ALM) says the 2014 Confab recommendations must not he implemented because the report was drafted to “favour a particular group”.
Usman Usman and Kabir Haruna Alfa, national president and secretary of the organisation, said this in a statement issued on Friday.

Tinubu speaks on calls for secession, break-up of Nigeria

A former Lagos governor and All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, has spoken against those calling for violence or issuing quit notice to other Nigerians to leave their areas to desist from such.
“Voices calling for violence must be roundly condemned for it is wrong to incite brother to go against brother and neighbour to combat neighbour,” Mr. Tinubu said Saturday said in his Eid-el-Fitri message to Nigerians. “Voices calling for secession and break-up are wrong and should not be followed.”

Los Angeles Police accidentally killed a 17-Year-Old boy while shooting at a Pit Bull

Police in Los Angeles accidentally shot and killed a 17-year-old boy after unleashing bullets on a charging pit bull the teenager was trying to protect.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the boy, Armando Garcia-Muro, an incoming high school senior died on Thursday after being shot in the chest. 

Even My Wife Doesn't Have My Pictures - Evans Opens Up on Escape Strategy

When Saturday Vanguard inquired from Evans on how he was able to evade arrest during his reign, he said he knew the dangers associated with kidnapping. Evans revealed that he maintained multiple identities, adding that he ensured there were no pictures of him in circulation.

Citing LGBT discrimination, California bans state travel to Kentucky and three other states

California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Kentucky and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.

Chris Hartman, the director of Louisville's Fairness Campaign, said that the bill the California AG is retaliating against, Senate Bill 17, could have indirect repercussions on the LGBT community in one of the nation's more gay-friendly cities. 

See this athlete who ran 800M race with 5-months-old pregnancy (Photos)

U.S. Olympic 800m runner Alysia Montaño raced five months pregnant in 100-degree heat at the USATF Outdoor Championships (Summer Champions Series) in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday.

Montaño, who raced eight months pregnant at the 2014 USATF Outdoors also in Sacramento, finished last in her 800m first-round heat in 2:21.40. She was 10 seconds faster than her time three years ago.

Aston Villa not a step down for John Terry – ex-manager

Aston Villa not a step down for John Terry – ex-manager

Former Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has told John Terry he will not be going to a smaller club if he heads for Villa Park.
Villa is one of several possible destinations for the vastly-experienced and much-decorated defender as he contemplates life after Stamford Bridge.

Court remands man in prison custody for allegedly beheading septuagenarian

Court remands man in prison custody for allegedly beheading septuagenarian

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, ordered the remand of Folorunsho Sewedo, in prison custody for allegedly beheading a septuagenarian.
The accused, 28, who resides in Badagry area of the state, appeared before the court on a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder. His plea was not taken.

Judge accused of corruption granted bail on own recognizance

Judge accused of corruption granted bail on own recognizance

Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa of Federal High Court, Bayelsa Division, was on Friday docked at a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere for alleged unlawful financial enrichment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arraigned Mr. Nganjiwa on a 14-count charge bordering on unlawful financial enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8.7 million (approximately N81.7 million).

Man United’s Carrick open to playing as long as Giggs did

Man United’s Carrick open to playing as long as Giggs did

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says he could keep playing as long as his former teammate Ryan Giggs, who retired at age 40.
Carrick, 35, has spent 11 years with United and was already feted at a testimonial match last month at Old Trafford.

Photo: Benue Police arrest two notorious armed robbery suspects in army camouflage

The Benue State Command have arrested two young notorious armed robbers, who disguise in military uniforms and rob victims of their valuables. The suspects identified as one Joseph John, 18 and Innocent Ejembi, 20 are responsible for the frequent robbery attacks in Onyagede District, Ohimini LGA of the state.