Monday, 21 August 2017

Court grants siblings N200,000 bail for beating up policeman

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday granted N200,000 bail each to  two siblings who allegedly beat up a policeman and tore his uniforms.
The Magistrate, Mrs O.A Layinka, also ordered each of the accused – Michael Oladunjoye (28) and Sephia Oladunjoye (26) – to produce two sureties each with evidence of two years tax payment.

Nigerian banks ‘sacked 360 people every week from Jan to June’

Data made available by the National Bureau of Statistics show that 8,663 people lost their jobs in the first half of 2017.
In other words, an average of 360 people have been sacked every week from January to June 2017. The figures were higher in the first quarter and lower in the second.

Woman who live streamed sister's death after car crash defends herself

A woman accused of killing her little sister and injuring another teen girl says she looked "like a monster” in a video she live-streamed of the deadly crash last month.

Obdulia Sanchez was charged with drunken driving and vehicular manslaughter after swerving off a California road, killing her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez and injuring Manuela Seja, also 14, while filming the July 21 Instagram video of the tragedy.

Two Nabbed For Kidnap In Calabar

The Cross River State Police Command, weekend, smashed a kidnap syndicate that specialises in kidnapping high profile civil servants and other businessmen in the state. 

The group, Vanguard gathered, were trailed after they had kidnapped a civil servant, who works at the state Accountant General’s office, at her Ikot Ansa residence behind Mukasam Hotel. 

Oritsefemi And Wife Celebrate Four Months Wedding Anniversary In A Romantic Way

Double Wahala’ crooner, Oritsefemi who secretly got married to his wife Nabilla few months back, has shared a kiss with his wife in photos they shared on social media as they celebrate their 4th month wedding anniversary.

Aisha Buhari Thanks Nigerians For Their Continuous Prayers During Her Husband’s Stay In The UK

Wife of President Buhari, Aisha Buhari, took to her twitter handle this morning to express her gratitude to Nigerians and well-wishers all over the world for their continuous prayers and support during her husband’s stay in the UK where he was receiving medical attention for an undisclosed ailment.

New Report says R. Kelly “had sex with 16 year old girl and allowed another man to have sex with her while he watched”

US gossip blog Fameolous is making new claims about R. Kelly’s lifestyle. According to the blog, there are new reports (with alleged proof) of R. Kelly’s escapades with a 16-year old girl.
The blogger also claims that R. Kelly allowed another man to have sex with the underaged girl while he watched.

Artificial womb raises hope for premature babies

An artificial womb has been successfully used to incubate healthy baby lambs for a period of one week, and researchers hope the technology will one day be able to do the same for extremely premature babies.

The long-standing collaborative Western Australian-based program, involving researchers from the Women and Infants Research Foundation, the University of Western Australia, and Tohoku University Hospital, Japan, has sought to develop an effective treatment strategy for extremely preterm infants born at the border of viability (22-23 weeks).

Uber driver charged with locking 19-year-old passenger inside car, demanding sex

An Uber driver in Chicago allegedly locked a 19-year old passenger in his car and demanded that she have sex with him, authorities said.

Muhammad Fahim, 44, was ordered held on $100,000 bail Saturday for three counts of unlawful restraint in connection to the July 4 incident, the Chicago Tribune reported.

We’ve not called off strike, still consulting — ASUU

NATIONAL leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU,  yesterday, said it was not true that the indefinite strike declared last week had been called off.

There was a report, weekend, that the strike had been suspended after the Federal Government representatives led by Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, and Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, met with the leadership of the union in Abuja, Wednesday.

Presidency orders IGP to begin community policing

The National Economic Council (NEC) has recommended the implementation of community policing and collaboration between security operatives and intelligence community for prompt response to crimes, especially terrorism.
This is contained in the highlights of the deliberations of its Security Summit last Thursday issued by the Mr Laolu Akande, the Spokesman to the Vice President on Sunday.

Neymar slams Barca bosses after PSG home debut

Paris Saint-Germain’s world record signing Neymar launched a scathing attack on his former club’s directors, saying “Barca deserve much better”.
The people in charge at the Catalan giants “are not the people who should be there, for the direction of Barca,” Neymar told reporters after scoring twice on his home debut as PSG thumped Toulouse 6-2 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

External reserve sets to hit 30-month high of $32bn

NIGERIA’s external reserve is set to hit a 30-month high of $32 billion by the end of this month.Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) showed that the external reserve rose to $31.55 billion on August 16, from $30.84 billion on July 31, representing increase of $710 million in 16 days. 
This trend is expected to persist in the second half of August driving up the reserve to the $32 billion mark.

The external reserve had been below $32 billion since February 2015, 30 months ago, from where it declined steadily to $23.89 billion on October 19, 2016.

EFCC recovers N329b from 10 marketers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered N329.150billion from 10 marketers from 2016 to date.
The marketers defaulted in payment for products supplied to them by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) through its subsidiary, the Petroleum Products and Marketing Company (PPMC).

Nigerian faces death penalty in China

A court in Guangdong Province, China, has confirmed the death sentence on suspected drug smuggler, Mr. Ikechukwu Peter Obiekezie, with two years probation.

Vanguard gathered that Mr. Obiekezie, with Nigerian Passport No. A50296207 was on October 2, 2016, arrested at the Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou, China, upon arrival from Addis Ababa aboard Ethiopian Airlines Flight No. ET 606 on suspicion of smuggling cocaine into China.

Mugabe and wife fly home after South Africa grants immunity

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa on Sunday, state media said, ending a week of confusion over her whereabouts after she allegedly assaulted a model.
Mrs Mugabe, who had been sought by police for allegedly attacking the 20-year-old model at a Johannesburg hotel, was granted diplomatic immunity in the case by South Africa’s foreign minister on Saturday.

Kola Aluko Strikes Gold After Selling Shoreline Shares

Yes, uber-wealthy oil and gas magnate, Kola Aluko is in the news again. He has just cleaned out in a deal worth some tidy millions of dollars. But this didn’t happen by a stroke of luck; he probably prepared for today.
Reliable independent sources have told Thecapitalng that in the heydays of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, Kola’s eternal benefactor, she was approached by Kola Karim, the wealthy Group Managing Director/CEO Shoreline Energy International to buy the Nigerian oilfield asset, OML 30.

Nigeria’s unity is settled and not negotiable - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has made it known the federal government would not tolerate separatist movements and inflammatory statements that threaten Nigeria unity and stability.In a nationwide broadcast to the nation Monday morning, President Buhari said:

ASUU's Demands Are Unrealistic - Oby Ezekwwesili

In light of the current economic situation of the country, former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Sunday said that the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) were unrealistic.

Ezekwesili said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan while reacting to the ongoing strike embarked upon by the union.

I Still Gat Mad Love For Tuface - Blackface

After several years of badmouthing his former bandmate, Tuface Idibia, Blackface has finally revealed despite all of that,  there is no love lost..

He took to social media to share a throwback photo of himself with Tuface and Faze captioning the snap:

Mum spends £10k to look like real life sex doll

 A mum-of-two has spent £10,000 on a year-long makeover to turn herself into a real life sex doll.

It has taken a boob job , hair extensions and having her lips pumped three times a month to fulfill Cindy Moore's dream of looking like a walking, talking inflatable doll.

Parents outraged after their 4 year old is duct taped to a chair at daycare

The parents of a four-year-old girl to demand to know why she was allegedly duct taped to a chair at daycare.

Elysha Brooks and Christian Evans say they were contacted by authorities and sent a picture appearing to show their daughter trapped in the chair.

Man took chilling last photos of his ex girlfriend before shooting and pushing her off a cliff

 Loren Bunner and Jolee Callan had picked a beautiful day to take a hike through the heavily wooded Pinhoti Trail area of Mount Cheaha, Alabama, in August 2015.

Before they’d headed off, Loren, then 20, posted a picture of Jolee on his Instagram account – the first of four photos that day. The snap showed Jolee, 18, sitting in the front of Loren’s car with his dog. The caption read, ‘On our way to go hiking.’

11-Year Old Tortured, Chained In The Toilet By Ogun Couple

An 11-year old girl has been rescued by the Ogun state police command. She was rescued from a couple Chioma and Innocent Anozie, for allegedly torturing her.

According to report, the girl Oluchi, was allegedly flogged the victim with ropes, starved and locked her up in a toilet for two days for wanting to play with other children in the neighbourhood.

Graduate defrauds business partners, lavishes proceeds on car, travels

The Lagos state police command has arrested and is now investigating a certain Gladys Assah-Assor, for allegedly defrauding her business partners of over N5m.

The suspect, a graduate who has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, was alleged to have opened a catering shop, bought a car, and traveled to different places with the proceeds.

Jay-Z FINALLY talks about THAT infamous elevator fight with Solange

Jay-Z has finally spoken up the elevator row that happened between him and in-law Solange a few years back.

The 47-year-old rapper was famously caught on camera rowing with his sister-in-law in an elevator after the Met Gala in 2014.
He said: 

Men who smuggled imported snakes into the country disappear from custody

The two suspects that were arrested for smuggling 140 different species of snakes and 660 other animals into Nigeria from Cameroon have disappeared from the custody of the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services in Cross River State. have reportedly disappeared.

Father Of Slained 8-Year Old Murdered For Ritual Purposes Recounts How His Daughter Was Killed

Father of 8-year old murdered by 200-level student of the University of Port Harcourt, Ifeanyi Dike,  has finally spoken about the tragedy that befell his family.

Speaking with newsmen  Ernest Nmezuwuba, said he was filled with grief after seeing the mutilated body of his daughter.