Sunday, 12 November 2017

Police arrest woman who dumped her 1day old baby in a pit toilet

The Katsina police command has arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Samsiya Hassan, for allegedly dumping her one-day-old baby boy in a pit toilet, resulting in his death six days later.

Hassan, however, told journalists on Friday that she was unaware that what came out of her body  was a baby.

Tekno and Ubi Franklin pose with their identical Range Rovers

Triple MG boss Ubi Franklin and his artist,Tekno posed with their identical Range Rovers today.Sharing the photo,Ubi wrote
We took our Nu Nu for a spin 😂😂Joined the Bigbody Gang @teknoofficial

Ikoyi whistle-blower ‘ll be paid this month – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday said that the whistle-blower who led to the discovery the N13bn recovered from an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos would be paid this month.

Adeosun said this in a statement issued by her Special Adviser, Media and Communications, Mr Oluyinka Akintunde.

 The statement read in part, 

Arsene Wenger identifies Alexis Sanchez replacement

Arsene Wenger has identified 25-year-old Crystal Palace forward, Wilfried Zaha as possible replacement for Alexis Sanchez.

According to The Sun UK, Zaha’s performances have alerted Arsene Wenger, who is now plotting a £35m move for the former Manchester United winger.

Anthony Joshua Links Up With Injured John Terry In Dubai

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua appeared to have had a swell time with Chelsea legend John Terry as the pair linked up on a beach in Dubai. Anthony Joshua is relaxing in the Emirates country after yet another emphatic victory while the Aston Villa skipper takes time away with his son to recover from injury.

Police end interview after suspect won’t stop farting

Police end interview after suspect won't stop farting

Police in Kansas were forced to stop an interrogation in September – because the suspect wouldn’t stop farting. Sean Sykes Jnr was taken in for questioning over gun and drug charges but cops had to end the interview early due to his flatulence.

Lagos to shut down headquarters of tax-defaulting companies

The Lagos state government has said it will shut down the corporate headquarters of organisations who have defaulted in remitting statutory taxes.

Akinyemi Ashade, the commissioner for finance, said the process will begin on Monday, November 20.

Muslim Activist Prof. Ishaq Akintola ignores daughter’s wedding reception, says it’s wasteful

Ishaq Akintola

Muslim activist and President of the Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, whose daughter Dr. Jihad Anjorin (nee Akintola) wedded Abdulganiy Anjorin, a lawyer on Saturday, reportedly shunned their wedding reception. According to him, though the reception had his approval, however his two daughters got married without holding reception which he sees as  “lavish spending.”

‘My wife and I don’t have problems living apart’ – OC Ukeje

OC Ukeje

OC Ukeje has been married to Ibukun Togonu-Bickersteth since 2014. Despite the fact that the couple live apart, it has not affected their union. Ibukun is based in Canada while OC resides mostly in Nigeria.

The actor told Sunday Scoop,

‘I will stop acting when I can no longer eat eba’ – 64-yr-old actor Oga Bello

Since he took on the role of ‘Oga Bello’ in ‘Comedy Half  Hour’, the appellation has stuck to Adebayo Salami like a barnacle. The name, many have argued, is perhaps more prominent than the birth name of the veteran thespian.
After over half a century of sustained relevance in the fickle world of make-believe, Salami would be roundly celebrated if he chooses to hang up his boots, but the actor insists that will only happen when he can no longer swallow a morsel of Nigerian staple, eba.

Faithia Williams Could Care Less About Saidi Balogun

Following the deletion of all her IG photos and removal of Balogun from her name, actress Faithia William‘s manager has finally revealed the reason behind this,.

Speaking with Sunday Scoop, Tega said;

Lady Accuses Yemi Solade Of Soliciting Sex From Her In Exchange For Movie Role

A young lady known as Lawal Dolapo, has come out to accuse veteran actor Yemi Solade of soliciting sex from her in exchange for a movie role.

According to her;

Okay, I saw a post about Yomi Fabiyi on @instablog9ja and I felt like talking about mine.
Years ago when the drive to become an actor was high, I believed in myself so much, I was going for auditions, getting call backs and anytime I was called on to set, something about school will set in.

/ Entertainment / Blackface’s Tongue Is Loose When He Is High – Ruggedman

Veteran rapper Ruggedman has spoken up on his reason for penning an open letter to Blackface.

Recall Blackface had mentioned Ruggedman in an interview he granted where he said the latter had lost focus as he no longer made music to fight for the people.

Jay Jay Okocha Pictured With Wizkid

Nigerian fooball legend, Austin jay jay Okocha pictured with music super star Wizkid
As shared on instagram…

its calllled #TBS @official_jj10 with STARBOY #goodtimes

PHOTO: Mayorkun, LAX And Professor Wole Soyinka Jet Out To Cyprus

DMW Artiste, Mayorkun took to his IG page to share this photo with LAX and Professor Wole Soyinka as they head to Cyprus.

He captioned the photo;

I Am Moved To Tears, Seeing Huge Crowds Shouting GEJ, We Want You Back” — Jonathan Speaks

Goodluck Jonathan said he would not contest in the 2019 presidential electon –

The former president said the Buhari administration has done will in the area of security –

He insisted that the PDP has zoned the presidency to the north Former president, Goodluck Jonathan has laid to rest speculation that he might contest in the 2019 presidential election insisting he has no intention of doing so.

Photos: Yakubu Aiyegbeni Visits Oritsefemi At Home Ahead Of His November 25th Wedding

The singer's fiancee shared the good news on her IG page. That's Yakubu in the first photo, while in the second photo we have Oritsefemi and friends.

Alex Ekwueme Flown Abroad

Second Republic Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, was this morning flown abroad for medical treatment.

I’m thankful Jonathan sacked me – Farida Waziri

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mrs. Farida Waziri, says she was glad in retrospect that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan kicked her out of office.

She said had she not been sacked, she would have been traumatised by now, given the ongoing revelation of alleged grand corruption that took place under Jonathan’s administration.

Argentina vs Nigeria: Messi speaks ahead of clash

Captain of Argentina national team, Lionel Messi has confirmed he will play no part in Tuesday’s friendly against Nigeria in Krasnodar, Russia.

The Barcelona superstar was in action for Argentina in their Saturday’s 1-0 win over 2018 World Cup hosts Russia in Moscow, but will return to his base in Barcelona, Spain ahead of his club’s game next weekend against Leganes.

Nigerian lady calls out her friends who use juju made with their womb to 'jazz' men

A Facebook user, Diamond Sophia Oyemen, took to the social media platform to call out her friends who trap men with 'juju' prepared with their womb to make it potent.

According to the Diamond, the ladies she shared their photos on her page almost dragged her to the native doctor’s house but she refused. 

See what she wrote;

Openly Gay Actor Jason Dottley Accuses Jennifer Lopez’s Manager Benny Medina Of Attempted Rape

​In the wake of multiple sexual assault scandals coming to light in Hollywood, actor Jason Dottley has now accused singer Jennifer Lopez’s Manager Benny Medina of attempted rape.

In an article published by The Advocate on Friday, Nov. 10, the 36-year-old actor who was 27 at the time, says he met Medina at a bar in West Hollywood in December 2008 with fellow actor T. Ashanti Mozelle before they went to his mansion with him.

Rita Ora To Host And Perform At The 2017 MTV EMAs

MTV has confirmed that pop superstar Rita Ora will host and perform at the 2017 MTV EMAs live from London’s SSE Arena, Wembley on Sunday, November 12, 2017.

An excited Rita says, “I’m so excited to be hosting this year’s MTV EMAs in my hometown! I still remember how much fun my first EMAs was in Frankfurt in 2012, when I performed ‘RIP.’ I can’t wait to get back on the stage to host and perform. Worlds will collide on this global stage come November 12th, so get ready.”

I’m Free To Have Romantic Affair With Any Policewoman, IGP Says In Court Documents

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has said that there is no law that prevents him from marrying a serving female police officer.

He challenged the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isa Misau, who accused him of having an affair with a junior female colleague, to prove him otherwise.

Amaechi, Sylva, Kyari responsible for botched PANDEF meeting, says Clark

Elder statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Education, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, has alleged that Transport Minister, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, former Bayelsa State governor, Timipre Sylva, and Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, were responsible for the stoppage of the General Assembly of the forum in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, last month.

Mariah Carey undergoes weight loss surgery after being body-shamed (Photos)

Mariah Carey who has been repeatedly shamed on social media after her weight dramatically ballooned in less than a year, has finally undergone a secret ‘gastric sleeve surgery’ to lose some weight.

Sources close to the singer revealed that she underwent the surgery six weeks ago and she’s presently recovering from the reported gastric sleeve surgery.

65-year-old father of three arrested for sexually molesting a 15-year-old boy in Niger state

The police in Niger state has arrested a 65-year-old father of three, Patrick Kalu, for sexually molesting a 15-year-old boy whom he brought into his house a year ago with the promise of getting him a job.

The state police spokesperson, Abigail Unaeze, told journalists that the suspect who was arrested during the act, lured the unsuspecting victim from Karimo area of Abuja.

Morocco, Tunisia take different paths to World Cup

North African nations Morocco and Tunisia took contrasting routes Saturday as they qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Morocco scored twice within five minutes through Nabil Dirar and Medhi Benatia during the opening half to triumph 2-0 in the Ivory Coast and win Group C.

I am not ready to show my birth certificate - Falz

Following the release of Falz's '27' album in celebration of his 27th birthday, there has been several debate as to if truly he is 27.

Many believe the 'Something Small' crooner ‘faked’ his age, a debate which caused Falz to say he would show his birth certificate to prove he did not lie.

Herdsman Commits Suicide Over Death Of 200 Cows

A 56-year-Fulani herdsman, Mohammed Abdulkadire, jumped into River Benue in the Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, Sunday Punch has learnt.

The National Coordinator of Miyietti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Benue State chapter, Garus Gololo, who spoke to our correspondent on Saturday, said the deceased committed suicide after he lost 200 of his cows to hunger and lack of water.

There Are Times I wished I Was Not Otedola’s Daughter – DJ Cuppy

One would think that being the daughter of one of the richest men on the continent would make anybody to be forever happy but that has not always been the case with Femi Otedola’s daughter, DJ Cuppy.

The ever-smiling disc jockey recently revealed that during the early stage of her career, she was not always comfortable with her background because people hardly gave her a chance.

Seized N13bn: Ikoyi whistle-blower threatens to sue FG

Yakubu Galadima, the lawyer of the whistleblower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) recovered from an Ikoyi apartment, says his client is prepared to sue the Federal Government for fraud if he is not paid his money soon.

Galadima said this during an interview with our correspondent in Abuja on Saturday.