Friday, 27 October 2017

President's Son Jailed in France, His 100 Million Euros Worth of Assets Confiscated


A French court on Friday found the son of Equatorial Guinea’s President guilty in absentia for using money plundered from his country to buy property and luxury cars in France.

Teodorin Obiang, the eldest son of President Teodoro Obiang and a vice-president himself, was also handed a three-year suspended prison sentence and a suspended 30 million euros ($35 million) fine.

My Husband Always Stabs Me With Broken Bottle - Ibadan Woman Tells Shocking Tale


Sadiat Abas, a housewife, on Friday, told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi, Ibadan, that her husband Abiola Abas, always stabbed her with broken bottles, each time they quarreled.

According to Vanguard, Abiola had urged the court to dissolve his 22 year-old marriage to Sadiat, citing constant fighting and defiant attitude.

Anthony Joshua hopes Africa calls after Carlos Takam bout

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Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua hopes his long-held dream to fight in Africa will move a step closer with a successful defence of his IBF and WBA belts against Cameroon-born Carlos Takam on Saturday.

Joshua — who weighed in at a career-heaviest 18st 2lbs (114.3kilos) compared to Takam’s 16st 11lb — has his eyes set on Nigeria as his mother Yeta is Nigerian and his father Robert Irish-Nigerian.

Uganda’s First Lady Reveals How Her 3 Daughters Got Married As Virgins (Photos)


These days it is pretty difficult in the society we find ourselves to see young ladies who marry as virgins. The First Lady of Uganda, Janet Museveni, has revealed that her three daughters were married when they were still virgins.

She shared how she was able to do it, from making all her daughters sign ‘true love waits’ cards that they would show their husbands.

'Don Jazzy is a tenant, D’Banj is hustling every day to feed | All celebrities in Nigeria are poor' - Filmmaker Onyeka Nwelue reveals

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Onyeka Nwelue, who is a writer and filmmaker has revealed via his Instagram page that all celebrities in Nigeria are poor.

According to him, Don Jazzy is a tenant, D’Banj is hustling every day to feed and Davido spends the money they pay for every show.

Rahama Sadau apologizes to Kannywood for featuring in romantic music video


Barely a year after she was expelled from Kannywood for featuring in a romantic video, actress Rahama Sadau has apologized .

If you recall, her expulsion came after her feature in Classiq’s music video that got her expelled from Kannywood.

Tyrese Checks Himself Into Hospital For Anxiety After Child Abuse Hearing


These are certainly not the best of times for Tyrese Gibson. On Thursday, the actor checked himself in to Cedars-Sinai for chest pains and anxiety. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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According to TMZ, the singer has been stressing out over the court case concerning his 10-year-old daughter. The court hearing went on for hours, in his ex-wife’s attempt to get a permanent restraining order against him.

Tiger Woods sentenced to 12 months probation after pleading guilty to reckless driving

Tiger Woods sentenced to 12 months probation after pleading guilty to reckless driving

Tiger Woods has been sentenced to 12 months of probation after pleading guilty to reckless driving. 

The professional golfer was found unconscious behind the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz by police on May 29 in Jupiter, Florida. He was arrested on charges of DUI, reckless driving, and improper stopping.

Police parade suspects responsible for the murder of Barr Sheriff Yazid and kidnap of his wife


The Nigerian police on 21/10/2017, arrested the kidnappers terrorising the Abuja – Kaduna Highway who were responsible for the killing of a renowned Lawyer and kidnap of his wife after collection of ransom.

Man Pretending He Wanted To Buy An Engagement Ring Runs Out Of Jewellers With £20k Diamond


A man posing as someone getting ready to propose marriage has ran out of a jewellers with a diamond worth more than £20,000.

As part of the audacious ruse he called the store three days before, saying he was interested in purchasing an engagement ring.

Most expensive rolex wristwatch sold for $17.8 million


On Thursday, an anonymous bidder agreed to pay $17.8 million for a Rolex Daytona that used to belong to actor Paul Newman, setting a new world record for a wristwatch sold at auction, according to New York auction house Phillips.

The Rolex was originally given to Newman by his wife Joanne Woodward around the time he was filming the auto racing movie “Winning” in the late 1960s.

Man arrested for rape and murder of girlfriend’s 13-month-old

Man arrested for rape and murder of girlfriend's 13-month-old

A man suspected of raping and killing his girlfriend’s 13-month-old girl has been arrested. Joshua Gurto had gone on the run and was last seen at a Pittsburgh convenience store late Wednesday afternoon, said Pennsylvania State Police.

IBB’s son Aminu Babangida appointed as Chairman, Unity Bank


The Board of Unity Bank Plc today approved the appointment of Alhaji Aminu Babangida as its new chairman. He takes over from Mr. Thomas A. Etuh who is retiring.

Aminu Babangida is the son of former military President, Ibrahim Babangida. He is an Entrepreneur, a co-founder/Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Energy, Abuja and Team Member of the El-Amin International School, Minna. He has also worked on the trading floor of Trafigura BV, London, UK.

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Photos: Dreaded Kidnappers Who Killed Three Policemen in Edo and Got N61million Ransom Arrested


The police in Edo State have arrested four suspects, who allegedly killed three policemen and abducted the manager of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin, Dr Andy Ehanire.
According to the spokesman of the Edo State police command, DSP Moses Nkombe, the suspected kidnappers were arrested in Delta State.

Senator Misau denies accusing Aisha Buhari of receiving 2 SUVs from IG of Police


Senator Hammad Misau has denied accusing wife of President Buhari, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, of receiving 2 SUVs from the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The media was awash with reports yesterday that Misau while testifying before an investigative Senate panel, accused Mrs. Buhari of receiving two SUVs from the police boss, for her personal use, an allegation Mrs. Buhari has denied since.

“Wish me luck”: Cossy Orjiakor says from hospital as she prepares to have butt enlargement surgery (Video)


Busty actress, Cossy Ojiakor has revealed that she’s going in for surgery to have her butt enlarged so as to be well balanced with her boobs.

The actress, who recently asked her fans’ opinion on getting a larger butt, revealed she was finally going ahead with it. She shared photos from theatre as the staff made preparations for the surgical procedure and asked her fans to wish her luck.

Court orders el-Rufai, police to pay Maikori N40m over ‘irregular arrest


A court has ordered Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna; Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, Kaduna state attorney-general and Kaduna commissioner of police to pay N40 million to Audu Maikori.

The sum is to be paid as compensation for the “wrongful” arrest and detention of the entertainment mogul between February 17 and 18 and again March 10 and 13.

Man shares a chat with girl who cursed him because he refused to have sex with her

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A Twitter user, Tosin Adeda has shared his chat with his friend’s girlfriend who cursed him out after he refused to have sex with her.

Read the chat below…

Daddy Freeze reacts to Ubi Franklin saying tithing is for matured believers


Ubi Franklin has invited Daddy Freeze to feast! Controversial OAP, Freeze has reacted after the Triple MG boss took to his Instagram to say tithing is for matured believers.

Ubi wrote;

“Tithing is not to be imposed on anyone, it is for matured believers. It is an honour & a trust system.

Actress Yetunde Aderibigbe beaten by thugs for bashing LG staff’s car


Yetunde Aderibigbe, was reportedly beaten by thugs hired by a staff of Alimosho LGA, Lagos State whose car she bashed.

According to the actress her phone and other valuables was carted away. She wrote

Borno Assembly Accuses Senator Ndume Of Slapping Member


Senator, Ali Ndume, (Borno South), on Friday denied assaulting a member of Borno State House of Assembly, Bukar Daja-Ali.

The House on Thursday alleged that Mr. Ndume slapped Bukar Daja-Ali, a member representing Damboa Constituency, at a political meeting in Maiduguri.

FIFA increases World Cup prize money to $400m


The 32 national teams competing at the 2018 World Cup will share $400m (344 million euros) in prize money, a 12 percent increase from the 2014 tournament, FIFA said Friday.

The purse at the previous edition in Brazil was $358m – $35m of which was awarded to champions Germany, with runners-up Argentina pocketing $25 million.

Nigerian Man Buys South African Man A G-class To Apologise For Impregnating His Wife

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A Nigerian man based in South Africa says he does not regret buying a luxury Mercedes-Benz G-class to a South African man as a token to apologise for impregnating his wife.

“I know what I did is wrong but I feel better he has accepted my gift. He accepted that his wife, my girlfriend, is pregnant and will soon give birth to my son.

U.S. Navy rescues two women stranded at sea for five months


 Two women and their dogs have been rescued after being lost at sea for months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti.

The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan, well off their planned course, and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard.

2 Varsity Students Arrested For Internet Fraud


Two students of a university, Onuta, 22, and Mba, 20, have been arrested by operatives of the Cross Rivers State Police Command for impersonating military officers on their Facebook accounts to defraud people.

Vanguard gathered that they have been duping members of the public until they were arrested by police operatives. Investigations by Vanguard revealed that they defrauded, one Mr. Thomas of N400,000.

Nigerian Man Arrests His Newly Employed Cook Who Specializes In Forex Scam, ATM Fraud


A Nigerian man,Oloye Abiola Iyiola, had his cook arrested for engaging in fraudulent activity such a Forex scam and cloning of bank cards.

It was reported that the cook whom was employed two weeks ago, was apprehended alongside his accomplice by police operatives after he was set up and caught while trying to exchange fake dollar bills with real ones.

Mr Oloye took to his Facebook page and wrote;

VIO officer forces taxi driver to crash car into restaurant (Photo)

VIO officer forces taxi driver to crash car into restaurant. Photo credit: Guardian

The Jabi area of Abuja was on Thursday, October 26, thrown into confusion when customers at a Bigg’s restaurant fled for safety after an errant Vehicle Inspection Officer (VIO) crashed its car into the venue.

Two White South Africans sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for forcing a black man into a coffin

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Two white South Africans identified as Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthizen who forced a black man into a coffin have been sentenced to 14 and 11 years respectively in prison.

They had forced the victim, Victor Mlothshwa, into a coffin and threatened to set it alight as Mlothshwa begged for his life.

Tamar Braxton sisters jet out to support her following divorce from husband Vincent Herbert


Folllowing news of singer Tamar Braxton filing for divorce from her manager and husband Vincent Herbert after nine years of marriage, her sisters have jetted out to be with her in her time of need.

TMZ TV caught up with the girls; Towanda, Trina, and Traci Braxton on their way to Tamar in a bid to get their thoughts on the divorce news.
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History has been made in Saudi Arabia today as a humanoid robot has been granted citizenship for the first time.

The robot, Sophia, took to the stage at a conference in Riyadh this week to express her delight at being given citizenship, which she described as 'historical.'

Shocker: 18-year-old Boy Kills 24-year-old Man, Buries Him Inside Shallow Grave in Imo


Bobo John, a mere eighteen-year-old on Thursday led policemen to Igwebuike forest in Awara community, in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State, where he and four members of his cult allegedly killed and buried a 24-year-old man, Stanley Eluwa, in a shallow grave.

Arsenal to Review Wenger’s Future in Summer


Arsene Wenger has revealed that despite signing a new two year deal in the summer, his performance will be reviewed by the Arsenal board at the end of the season, prompting fresh speculation over his future, The Independent reports.

After winning his third FA Cup in four years, Wenger signed a new deal to extend his 21 year reign by a further two years.

There is more to what the eyes can see – Mr 2kay speaks after robbery incident


This past weekend, Nigerian singer, Mr. 2Kay was robbed at gun point in his hotel room at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The incident happened at about 11pm on Sunday, October 22, 2017, shortly after his performance at the Buckwyld and Breathless concert.

Poor Widow All Smiles After Receiving New Lincoln Navigator SUV from a Popular Pastor in Port Harcourt (Photos)


Apostle Chibuzor, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries (OPM) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has given a poor widow a reason to smile again after she lost her lecturer husband at the University of Port-Harcourt.

Photos: Police parade suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and a cultist wearing Red Vikings insignia


The Benue State Police Command on Wednesday, paraded suspected armed robbers,  kidnappers and a cultist arrested in various parts of the state.

The suspected cultist identified as Aboje Salifu alias Capon was arrested by Police operatives in Apa LGA in possession of some quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp with the Red Vikiings insignia. Investigation is ongoing.

Try go help ur taxi driver father and bread seller mama and stop living fake life on social media’ – Mompha fires back at Hushpuppi in explosive rant


There was drama online yesterday after Hushpuppi called out his former friends ‘classicbaggie and Mompha’ for shading him online after borrowing and spending his money. Mompha has now fired back with an explosive rant on IG. Read below.

Maina: Garba Shehu Needs Psychiatric Evaluation – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party has denied insinuations that the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan had a hand in Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement. The party in a press release said that such insinuation is the ‘height of absurdity.

The statement reads: “ON MAINA, GARBA SHEHU NEEDS PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION
We are not surprised on the postulation by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Alhaji Garba Shehu in which he blamed the former Administration of Goodluck Jonathan as being responsible for the return of fugitive Abdulrasheed Maina. This is to say the least the height of absurdity.

First Lady Responds To Misau, Says She Uses Her Personal Cars


First Lady and wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has reacted to the claim made by the lawmaker representing Bauchi State, Senator Isah Misau, saying she received two Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) from the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris.

Mrs. Buhari, who debunked the claim on Thursday through in a tweet, however, said that she is still using her personal cars, contrary to the claims by the Senator.

Harvey Weinstein sues the Weinstein Company


Harvey Weinstein has sued the Weinstein Company.

The disgraced movie mogul, who was founder and former co-chairman, wants access to his emails and other company records that could help defend himself against sexual assault allegations, and also help defend the company against potential liability.

Nigeria returns loaned aircraft to Pakistan


Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has returned four Super Mushshak aircraft loaned to it by Pakistan Government.

Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, the Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

How Minor, 14, Was Gang-Raped At Mile 12 – IPO

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An Investigating Police Officer, ASP Adeyemi Adewale, on Thursday told an Ikeja High Court how a 14-year-old minor was gang-raped by three teenagers in Mile 12, Lagos.

The accused persons are Femi Olusanya,17; Jubril Yusuf,16; Wale Oluwanifemi,15; and Wale Badejo, 32, were charged with unlawful sexual intercourse with a child in 2013.

Mugabe bans foreign NGOs from Zimbabwe’s elections


President Robert Mugabe has banned the west-funded Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) from observing the 2018 elections.

This is not the first time that the country has barred Western organisations from observing elections, accusing them of harbouring sinister intentions to promote regime change.

Navy To Launch 'Operation Octopus Grip' In Bayelsa & Delta States

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Just as the Nigerian Army prepares to end its ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ in Bayelsa, the Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy yesterday launched operations ‘Octopus Grip’ in Bayelsa and Delta states.

The Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Abubakar Alhassan, said the operation was launched to consolidate on the gains of Operation Rivers Sweep launched in January this year.

Tina Turner reveals how she risked her life to flee her 'volatile' late husband Ike


She has been happily married to her husband Erwin Bach since 2013. 

But Tina Turner has dished all on her tumultuous and 'volatile' marriage to her first husband Ike - who passed away in 2007 - on The Jonathan Ross Show,

The iconic American songstress, 77, detailed the brave moment she risked her life and 'walked out without anything' after her relationship with 'insecure' Ike became too much - despite having 'no money' and 'no place to go.'

Anthony Joshua Feels Sorry For The ‘Boyfriends Of His Exes’ And This Is Why…


Boxer Anthony Joshua has revealed that he feels sorry for the boyfriends of his exes who have to live with always seeing him on billboards.

Joshua’s profile has risen massively since he defeated Wladimir Klitschko to become the new WBA and IBF heavyweight world champion.

Why I Was Sacked As Everton Coach – Koeman Finally Breaks Silence, Talks Diego Costa, Giroud


Former Everton manager, Ronald Koeman, says the club’s failure to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku, combined with their tough fixture list to start the season, led to him being fired.

Koeman was sacked on Monday after Everton’s 5-2 loss to Arsenal dropped them into the Premier League relegation zone.

Carabao Cup takes Iheanacho back to Manchester City


Fresh from his heroics in the Carabao Cup, Super Eagles’ striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has been handed an opportunity to return to Manchester City by the draws made yesterday. The fixtures also present some interesting match-ups involving Nigerian players.

Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa’s Leicester City will host Tosin Adarabioyo’s Manchester City at the King Power Stadium. Iheanacho scored two goals for the Citizens in the League Cup before transferring to the Foxes.

Saraki, Dogara, others reportedly denied access into the presidential villa to see President Buhari


Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and some principal officers of the National Assembly were this evening reportedly turned back from the state house in Abuja after being denied entry by the security personnel manning the seat of power.

Amosun, Dalung, Muhammed lead top Nigerians to Joshua’s ring side


Ogun State Governor, Ibukunle Amosun and Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, as well as Information Minister, Lai Muhammed are in the top Nigerian government delegation, who will be at the ringside tomorrow night to cheer Anthony Joshua against Carlos Takam in an IBF and WBA Heavyweight title bout billed for the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

This move, which was at the behest of the Ogun State government, is geared at supporting the reigning IBF champion, who hails from Sagamu, when he faces the former WBC Silver heavyweight champion.

Photos: Woman Hides Phone Inside Soup To Get It To Her Remanded Lover


There was a mild drama at the Ibara Prisons, Abeokuta, on Wednesday, when a middle-aged woman, Fatima Balogun, was arrested by the operatives of the Nigerian Prisons for hiding a mobile phone wrapped in a cellophane inside a soup prepared for her boyfriend who was remanded in the Prison.

Tribune Online gathered that Balogun was arrested at the entrance into the Prison yard while attempting to smuggle the phone into the prison.

Appeal Court backs seizure of Tompolo’s properties By EFCC


The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo , seeking to set aside the decision of the Federal High Court, Lagos which empowered the EFCC to seize all the properties belonging to the ex-militant.

Justice I. N. Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos, had on February 19, 2016 made an order seizing Tompolo’s properties for failure to appear to answer the charges against him.

My request to summon Jonathan not to humiliate him - Metuh


FORMER spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh says he did not intend to humiliate ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by compelling him to testify as defence witness in his trial.

Metuh said his choice of Jonathan as a witness is for the ex-President to corroborate his argument that he is innocent of the allegations against him in the charges on which he is being tried.