Thursday, 21 September 2017

Ay Makun’s Younger Brother Welcomes Twins With Wife

Comedian Ay Makun’s younger brother Lanre Makun and his wife Joy as they welcomed twin daughters on her birthday, yesterday.
Lanre shared a photo of the babies with the caption:

Drake Is The Most Streamed Act On Spotify With 11 Billion Hits

According to the Guinness World Records, as at April 2017, Drake became the most streamed musician on Spotify with over 11 billion streams.

Timaya is an ingrate, he forgets his root ~ Eedris Abdulkareem

EFCC Arrests Varsity Graduate for Tax Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested a suspected Internet fraudster, Ake Oluseun, for tax fraud, otherwise known as Ijoba in local parlance.

The 30-year-old suspect, a graduate of Computer and Information Science, was arrested in Lagos, following intelligence report. 

2019 Election May Not Hold - Apostle Suleman

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He probably got more famous with hi sex scandal with Stephanie-Otobo, but Apostle Suleman has not been slowing down with God. He has been preaching quoting the scriptures and he has a new message for Nigerians, and this time- it's from God directly, he says.

Don't Let Side P**sy Win, Dencia Advises Women

Since the news of Tanzanian singer,  Diamond Platinumz cheating on Zari Hassan went viral, many have Ben sharing their opinions. Whitenicious boss and singer, Dencia has shared an advice to women on how to win side chicks.

Court ends 30-year old marriage of ex Super Eagles coach

The 30-year-old marriage between Chief Festus Adegboye Onigbinde, former super coach and his wife Anne, have been dissolved by a Customary court in Ibadan. The marriage was dissolved on grounds of no more love between the two. 

There is no video of Kenneka Jenkins walking into the freezer - Hotel spokesperson reveals

New report surrounding the death of Kanneka Jenkins have emerged as it has been revealed that there is no footage of her actually walking into the freezer.
A spokesperson for a Chicago area hotel told CBS Chicago that no video exists of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins walking into a freezer. The spokesperson revealed that the hotel does ot have any camera pointed towards the freezer. 

Costa to leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid — but won’t play until January

English Premier League champions Chelsea have agreed to sell Diego Costa to Atlético Madrid.
Costa will head back to his former club for a reported £53m after both clubs reached an understanding.
It brings to an end a troubled spell for the striker who went AWOL this summer after Antonio Conte told him he was surplus to requirements at the club.

Pastor loses church's N1.8m to fraudster

Suspected fraudster Mr. David Nwagbosama, has allegedly duped the General Overseer (GO) of Liberation Embassy Incorporated Church, Festac Town, Lagos, of N1.8 million. 
According to reports, the G.O Prophet Lenke Fire,was entrusted with the cash by the church situated at 3rd Avenue, H Close, Festac Town. Fire however gave Nwagbosama the money for yet to disclosed transaction but it turned out that the transaction was a scam.

Wife forgives husband who hacked off her fingers and toes with machete

A wife has chosen to forgive her husband after he hacked off two of her fingers and two of her toes with a machete.

Atinae Afamiliona, 50, launched the repeated and frenzied attack on Tiperia Afamiliona, 45, when she said she wanted to leave him in August last year, according to reports.

Philippines President Orders Police To Execute OWN SON If Found Guilty Of Drugs

Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to carry out the standard procedures of his controversial war on drugs campaign even if his son is found guilty of criminal activities.

The Philippines president sparked international criticism for his strong anti-drugs stance, that has seen more than 9,000 civilians killed for links to drug dealing and use.

His eldest son, Paolo, has been accused as being a member of a Chinese organised crime syndicate and allegedly overseeing a drug-smuggling and drug lord protection scheme.

Chinese wife drags husband's lover by hair on the street

An angry wife pulled her husband's lover off the car by grabbing her hairThe scorned wife pushed her to the ground before an interrogation

An alleged mistress was dragged onto the middle of a busy road by a scorned wife in China.

Mobile phone footage captures the wife, wearing a black t-shirt with an union jack logo, pulling a young woman out of a black SUV.

Man faces 6 months jail in Dubai for flipping middle finger

A Brit holidaymaker faces six months in jail for giving a driver the middle finger during a road rage row in Dubai.

Jamil Mukadam, 23, said the gesture is considered a ‘public obscenity’ in the United Arab Emirate and treated as a serious offence.

Nigerian lesbian arrested by Lagos police after ex-husband reported her

A Nigerian lesbian named *Rita (not her real name) was allegedly arrested by officers of the Nigerian police after her ex-husband found her undressed on her bed with a female friend and reported her to them.

Rita, who spoke to LGBT rights website, claims the police then invaded her house, arrested her and jailed her.

Panic as Iran ready to launch “Father of All Bombs”

“Father of all bombs’’, the new Iran’s powerful and deadly arsenal, is causing panic in the Gulf states and Israel.

But Russian military expert Vladimir Korovin expressed doubt that Iran would use the  10-ton conventional aviation bomb against the U.S.

The creation of the 10-ton non-nuclear aviation bomb, has sent a strong signal to Israel and Tehran’s other potential adversaries in the Middle Eastern region.

Dangote wants oil prices to remain low

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.

Mr. Dangote was speaking with investors who participated in the high level business leaders and international diplomats meeting organised by the Corporate Council for Africa at the headquarters of global law firm, Shearman and Sterling LLC.

Policeman called to investigate burglary steals cash, ATM cards, wallet from crime scene

A Florida police deputy has been accused of stealing cash, credit cards and a wallet from a crime scene.

Orange County Sheriff’s Capt. Angelo Nieves tells local news outlets that Deputy Joseph Suheil Haddad was arrested Tuesday following an internal affairs investigation which found that he’d used the credit cards illegally.

Lagos restricts movement on Ikorodu Road

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said that there would be partial restriction of movement on Ikorodu Road to enable it replace the dilapidated and disused steel pedestrian bridge at Fadeyi Bus Stop with a new footbridge.

In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Olujimi Hotonu, the government said that in its continuous drive to protect the lives of pedestrians on the highway, the disused pedestrian bridge would be pulled down to give way for a new one worthy of the status of the state.

France denies funding IPOB

France has refuted claim by the Nigerian government that the financial headquarters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is in that country.

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed yesterday told reporters after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Presidential Villathat funding of the secessionist group in southeast Nigeria is coming from France.

Chelsea striker Diego Costa 'to undergo Atletico Madrid medical' after La Liga side 'agree £53m deal'

Diego Costa saga set to end as Chelsea accept €60million offer from Atletico Madrid for striker

Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Diego Costa, according to reports in Spain.

The striker has been angling for a return to the Spanish club after being told - allegedly via text message - that he was no longer part of Antonio Conte's plans at Chelsea.

Costa has refused to return to Chelsea this season after accusing the Blues of treating him like a 'criminal' and has been demanding they sell him to Atletico.

Barca defend Catalonia on referendum

Barcelona condemned a crackdown on Catalonia’s right to self-determination after 13 regional government officials were detained on Wednesday as tensions rise ahead of an October 1 referendum on independence for the region, AFP reports.

Catalonia’s pro-separatist president Carles Puigdemont accused the Spanish government of imposing a “de facto state of emergency” in the region, with a series of measures to prevent what Madrid sees as an illegal independence referendum taking place.

Fed govt approves N45bn entitlements of defunct Nigeria Airways workers

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The Federal Government has expressed regret over the reported deaths of some workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways occasioned by the delay in the payment of their entitlements.

The defunct national carrier was liquidated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo regime in 2005, and since then the workers had held series of protests over their unpaid entitlements.

Messi knew Neymar would cause PSG problems – Report

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is supposedly happier without Neymar – and knew the PSG forward would cause problems at his new club, The Expressreports.

Barcelona lost Neymar to Ligue 1 giants PSG over the summer, with Unai Emery’s side shelling out £198m to sign him from their La Liga counterparts.

Anders Lindegaard signs for Burnley until end of season

Burnley have signed goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard on a deal until the end of the season.

The former Manchester United keeper was brought in to train with the Clarets in the wake of Tom Heaton’s operation on a dislocated shoulder.

With Heaton sidelined for months, Sean Dyche has handed Lindegaard the chance to compete with Nick Pope and Adam Legzdins for the No 1 spot.

Lawyer Arrested In Port-Harcourt For Torturing 9-year-old For Over Seven Years

The Rivers State Police Command in Port Harcourt on Wednesday paraded a lawyer, Elizabeth Agboje, who allegedly tortured her adopted daughter for over seven years.
The nine-year-old victim identified as Miss Bright Maxson, was tagged a witch before reportedly being tortured by her foster mother.

Fake Medical Doctor In Calabar Defrauds 30 People Of N6m (Photo)

The Cross River State Police Command has arrested one Peter Bishung for allegedly defrauding over 30 people of more than N6million.

It was gathered that Mr. Bishung, who posed as a medical doctor had been hanging around the Ministry of Health headquarters premises at the Michael Ani secretariat in Calabar where he may have gotten wind of information to swindle unsuspecting contractors of cash.

Boxing legend Jake LaMotta dies at 95

Boxing legend Jake LaMotta, the fighter who inspired the movie Raging Bull, has died at the age of 95, Skysports reports.

LaMotta passed away on Tuesday in a Miami-area nursing home after suffering complications from a bout of pneumonia, according to his fiancee Denise.

China lifts 10-year travel ban on feminist activist

China has lifted a 10-year travel ban on a feminist activist who was jailed for more than a month in 2015 after organising a campaign against sexual harassment.

Wu Rongrong plans to fly to Hong Kong on Sunday to pursue a master’s degree in law in the semi-autonomous city, which has a separate legal system and border controls.

Ibadan 21 obas: Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has sued Governor Abiola Ajimobi and 23 others for crowning 21 kings in Ibadan. The mass coronation happened on August 27.

Also joined in the suit are: the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, the eight high chiefs who were elevated to kings as well as the baales who were conferred with kingship status.

D'banj was stupid to leave Donjazzy, he has no talent – Eedris Abdulkareem

Eedris Abdulkareem has been blasting his fellow singers lately and he is not sorry! The veteran Nigerian rapper has come for 2Baba, Mr Eazi and even Davido.

In this new interview with GoldMyTV, he said Dbanj has no talent and was stupid to leave Donjazzy.

Thief congratulates police for arresting him

A Guinean thief who didn’t imagine he’d be caught soon has congratulated the police for arresting him. He felicitated the police while being interviewed after he was caught.

In a video that is going viral on social media, Boubacar Diallo, a student at a technical college in Mamou, Guinea, said he knew the gravity of his crime and acknowledged that he could be jailed.

Kenyan Lady: “Every Nigerian Is Frustrated And Likes To Shout”

A new study by Zipjet revealed the least stressful cities in the world. This study took some of the major stress-inducing factors into consideration, such as unemployment, debt levels, traffic, public transport, security, pollution and amount of sunlight the city has.

Out of 150 cities, Lagos came in at 147, making it the third most stressful city in the world.

Kanu, Biafra and its disciples

When the founder of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Ralph Uwazuruike, told The Interview in August that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was being used to destroy Biafra, I thought it was their private fight playing out at last.

Blessing Anyim Is Not My Daughter - Anyim Pius Anyim

Ex Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim has denied link with the United State-based Nigerian actress, Blessing Anyim, who spoke about the on-going Biafra agitations in Nigeria.

Anyim in a statement in an online media platform said he never had any child by that name, and that all his children are based in Nigeria.

According to him:

28 Customs officers detained over seized arms

Following the interception of over 1,500 arms of various sizes and designs, the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday arrested and detained 28 officers working at the Tin-Can Island Command of the Service.

The agency made good its promise to fish out and prosecute officers involved in the plan to clear a container laden with arms and ammunition.

FIFA investigates Chelsea over young players

FIFA is investigating Chelsea for the third time in eight years over a potential breach of young player regulations, Skysports reports.

FIFA responded on Wednesday afternoon to questions about media reports regarding Chelsea signing foreign players under the age of 18.

EFCC blocks ex-Minister Alison-Madueke’s offer to return to Nigeria for trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday successfully blocked an attempt by embattled former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to return to Nigeria from London to face trial.

Mrs. Alison-Madueke had fled to London shortly after she left office in May 2015, and has stayed away from the country since then.

Kola Aluko Is Selling His Apartment In New York (Photos)

Nigerian Billionaire, Kola Aluko has put up his $51 million plush Manhattan apartment for Sale for just $39 million.

PoliticsNGR gathered that the luxurious Manhattan apartment is up for sale for $11million less than he bought it for.The 48-year-old energy businessman who is being hunted by the EFCC and facing corruption charges alongside the former minister of petroleum, Diezani Allison Madueke, bought the property called 'Apartment 79' in the One57 building in 2014 for $51.9million.

Video Of Lagos Police Destroying Shrines In Ikorodu

The police yesterday demolished six shrines at Agbowa, a Lagos suburb arresting the owner of one of the shrines, identified as James Adedeji, in whose premises a couple was said to have been rescued on Tuesday night.

According to reports, the couple, seen in the photos, had reportedly gone to the town for spiritual help but on getting to there, they met with the herbalist, Adedeji James, who had an ulterior plan to use them for ritual purposes.

Lizzy Anjorin: "99% Of Women Are Born Witch, Stingy & Heartless"

Nollywood actress, Lizzy Anjorin, is not taking things easy these days as she is all out to share blunt truth about the way people behave especially couples.

Not many may agree on some of the things she says but she is entitled to her opinion as she recently disclosed that large percentage of women are born witches and stingy set of people.

Identity Revealed: Usher herpes accuser is a New Orleans jazz singer

Woman Who Filed Usher Lawsuit as "Jane Doe" Reveals Her Identity

The woman who is suing Usher for $20 million, claiming that he gave her genital herpes, under the name "Jane Doe," has been identified.

Jazz singer Laura Helm filed documents claiming that she hooked up with Usher twice, and on the first occasion Helm claims he ran to the bathroom before finishing.

APC Is A Failure, Has Lily-Livered, Weak Leadership; IPOB Must Be Curbed - Sagay

Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Chairman Prof Itse Sagay (SAN) yesterday backed the military’s declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation.

He said he agreed with the Defence Headquarters’ description of IPOB as a terror group even if he was not sure whether the army complied with legal requirements in making the pronouncement.

EFCC Declares Woman Wanted For N1 Billion Fraud (photo)

The Economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, has declared a woman wanted for fraud to the tune of N1 billion and $1.4 million.

According to the commission, One Ittu Affiong Theresa Tommy is a principal suspect in two cases of fraud, contractual malpractices and obtaining goods under false pretence to the tune of N1billion and $1.4million respectively.

Korede Bello Bags Chieftaincy Title In Kano, Falalu Dorayi Kicks (Photos)

A renowned Kannywood movie producer and director, Falalu Dorayi, has expressed reservations over the conferment of chieftaincy title of ‘’Sarkin waka’’ on southern musician Korede Bello by the Kano state emirate council. .

Korede was conferred with the title in recognition to his contribution to the society through music. Dorayi who took to his IG page to express his opinion about the development said there are many indigenous Hausa singers in Kano who deserve the title instead. 

Nigerian Man Wins Cooking Award In The US, Hosted On Good Morning America

Congratulations are in order for a US based Nigerian man, Godshelter, better known as Divine who won the 13th annual Vendy Awards ceremony which was held on the 16th of September in New York city. The event is an Annual street food cook-off series showcasing the best street chefs in NYC, Philly, Los Angeles and beyond. 

Video: Grace Mugabe's son shows off his brand 2 Rolls Royce

Nine Banks Make N59.6bn From Maintenance Charges In 6 Months

As Nigerians continue to groan under excessive bank charges deducted from their accounts, Zenith, UBA, Access banks and six others made N59.596 billion from these charges, including electronic banking fees, National Daily has gathered.

From the banks half year results for 2017, United Bank for Africa, Stanbic IBTC, Access Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Zenith Bank, FBN Holdings, Diamond and Fidelity Banks had jointly made N34.849 billion through electronic banking charges, although it was less than N76.155 billion which they made through the same channel in the first half of 2016.

Swaziland's King, Mswati III Marries A 19-year-old As His 14th Wife

Mswati III, the current King of Swaziland and head of the Swazi Royal Family has married a 19-year-old girl as his 14th wife.

According to Buzz SA, King Mswati’s new bride, 19-years-old Siphelele Mashwama is the daughter of Jabulile Mashwama, a Swaziland Cabinet Minister.