Thursday, 23 November 2017

Lagos arraigns Cameroonian house help for employer’s murder

A Cameroonian househelp, Leudjou Joel, has been remanded for the alleged murder of his Nigerian employer, Miss Dayo Eniola.

Joel, 21 who worked as a cleaner for 33-year-old Eniola in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, was said to have allegedly stabbed his employer to death last December.

15-year-old girl commits suicide after her ex-boyfriend posted “explicit” pictures of her online

A tormented 15-year-old girl, sadly ended her life after she learned that her ex-boyfriend allegedly posted explicit photographs of her online. Karina Saifer Oliveira is said to have killed herself after she heard rumours that the photos had been shared throughout her hometown in Nova Andradina of southeastern Brazil.

Rwanda opens its doors to abused Africans in Libya

Rwanda is willing to provide refuge to as many as 30,000 African migrants suffering abuse and slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign minister told AFP Wednesday.

"Rwanda is currently under discussions... to see how we can help in welcoming migrants held captive in Libya," said Louise Mushikiwabo. "It has just been decided so numbers and means are still under discussion but Rwanda estimates the number to be welcomed around 30,000," she said, adding that this figure "is not confirmed yet but an estimation".

Yvonne Nelson’s baby daddy flies into Ghana to be with her

Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson’s baby daddy, Jamie is currently in Ghana and spending time with his new family. He shared a loved-up photo with her and wrote; “Reality Check”

Mugabe amassed $1bn ,worth more than Zimbabwe’s economy

Ex-President Robert Mugabe is reportedly worth more than $1bn despite his country being one of the poorest in the world.

Mugabe’s wealth has come under the microscope following a military coup earlier in the week.

The 93-year-old dictator has accumulated significant wealth during his rule under which thousands of people have been killed over the past 37 years.

Interpol rescues 16-year-old Nigerian, 499 others from traffickers, arrests 40

Forty people are facing prosecution after police raids in west and central Africa rescued nearly 500 victims of human trafficking, including a 16-year-old Nigerian girl, Interpol said on Thursday.

Raids were carried out in Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal as part of a German foreign ministry funded initiative targeting organised crime in the region.

Twitter testing new save-for-later feature Bookmarks

Twitter is testing a new feature called Bookmarks, which allows users to privately save tweets for later. Staff product designer Tina Koyama tweeted a sneak peek into what the feature looks like, with a bookmarks option listed on the users’ navigation menu.

Italy Apologizes To Nigerian Government For Hurriedly Burying 26 Girls

The Italian Embassy in Nigeria has apologized to the Federal Government, over the burial of 26 girls who died on the Mediterranean Sea.

This was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

Robert Mugabe To Attend Emmerson Mnangagwa's Inauguration Tomorrow

Former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe is expected at tomorrow's inauguration of the new Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

BBC reports that this was made known by the state broadcaster ZBC TV.

My Mum Beat Stage 3 Cancer - Popular OAP, Daddy Freeze Reveals

Controversial Cool FM Lagos on-air-personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly known as Daddy Freeze, has taken to his social media page and shared a picture of his mother while revealing to his fans that his mother beat stage 3 cancer.

Notorious Herbalist Arrested With Fake Currencies (Photos)

Policemen in Ogun State have arrested a herbalist identified as Bidemi Idowu in the state. He was arrested with various local and foreign currencies suspected to be fake.
The herbalist who is 41 years was arrested based on complaint by Basiru Amosun at the Imeko Afon Divisional Headquarters that the suspect collected N400,000 from his son, Habeeb Amosun, 21 under the pretence of preparing a money doubling charm for him.

Saudi Arabia to Start Issuing Tourist Visas in 2018

Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year, a senior Saudi official told CNN, as the government seeks new sources of revenue to diversify its economy.

At present, foreigners traveling to Saudi Arabia are largely restricted to resident workers and their dependents, business travelers, and Muslim pilgrims, who are given special visas to travel to holy sites.

Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault

Robinho in action for Manchester City against Hull City in 2009

Former Manchester City forward Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault, according to Sky Italia.

The Brazilian, 33, was found guilty of assaulting a 22-year-old woman along with five other men at a disco in Milan in 2013, when he played for AC Milan.

Police arrest 86-year-old woman for armed-robbery

Police in Philadelphia, U.S., have arrested an 86-year-old woman for an attempted robbery after she pointed a gun at a bank teller and demanded $400, police say.

Reports say that Emily Coakley, who uses a walker, had been to the same bank a day earlier, but when she counted her money after returning home she believed she had been short-changed by $400.

First photo of Robert Mugabe and his wife after his resignation

Here’s the first photo of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace after his resignation. Zimbabwean media reports that the photograph was taken shortly after he signed his resignation letter on Tuesday.

Drama as jilted wife storms ex-husband’s wedding with their children (Photos/Video)

An enraged woman attempted to disrupt her ex-husband wedding after she stormed the venue of the ceremony in a bid to stop the event, over the weekend.

According to reports, the woman who arrived at the St Benedict’s Catholic Church in Thika Superhighway, Kenya with her children claimed that she is still married to the groom and attempted to enter the venue of the ceremony where her husband was exchanging nuptials with his new bride.

New photos of Bobby Shmurda in jail

Bobby Shmurda seems to be doing well in prison if these new photos are anything to go by. In 2016, the 23 year old rapper was sentenced to prison for seven years, which was reduced to five due to credit for the two years served awaiting trial counting towards the sentence.

Oba Of Benin Makes ‘First’ Abuja Visit

The Oba of Benin, Omo N, ‘Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor,  made a historic visit to Abuja after his coronation in October 2016.

The Oba who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 5:05pm., was received by some Benin traditional chiefs, prominent Benin indigenes and friends.

Ushbebe and wife Annette release new photos to mark their 4th wedding anniversary

 Comedian Ushbebe and his wife Annette are today celebrating their 4th wedding anniversary.

The couple who have a son together shared new photos to celebrate their day with Ushbebe penning a sw

Mugabe Granted Immunity As Part Of Resignation Deal

Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal

Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe has been granted immunity from prosecution; sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

According to the source, Mugabe was assured of his safety in his home country as part of the deal leading to his resignation.

Super Eagles drop nine places in FIFA ranking despite defeating Argentina, and world cup qualification

Despite Super Eagles' sterling performance in the World Cup qualifiers and its convincing defeat of Argentina – one of the world’s finest teams, Nigeria has dropped nine (9) places in the latest football ranking by the International Federation of Association Football ( FIFA ).

FIFA made this latest ranking known on Thursday, putting Nigeria at 50th position in the world and 8th in Africa.

UNILAG, UNN, OAU top law school results

Students at the University of Lagos, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Obafemi Awolowo University, have emerged tops in the just-concluded Bar Finals Examination.

This was contained in the analysis of performance by universities in the August 2017 Bar final examination results of the Nigerian Law School.

Blogger Wanted By Police For Spreading Fake News About Actress Regina Daniels

Regina Daniels yesterday, arrested the Nigerian Guy behind the fake story making rounds, about her pimping teenage girls to a producer.

Apparently, the story which was first shared by Amanda Chisom, which was sent to Amanda by Regina Daniels’ impersonator, claiming the actress pimps teenage girls, and force them to sleep with Producers in exchange for a movie role.

Former DG Of DSS, Ita Ekpenyong Speaks On His Failed Arrest By EFCC

Former Director General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Ita Ekpenyong has reacted to his failed arrest by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), over alleged involvement in arm purchase for the Nigerian Military. An Unnamed source close to the former DGSS told Vanguard that the attempt to arrest Ita was strange, despicable and an afterthought since Ekpenyong was never invited or questioned in relation to the arms probe.

Gang Leader Of Ozubulu Church Attack: "My Boys Overreacted After Losing Target"

The suspected leader of a gang known as the "Great Men" Mr. Chinedu Akpunonu (AKA Obrocho) that allegedly masterminded the shooting in St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, has opened up to his counsel Okechukwu Ikenna and narrated how the shooting was carried out in Ozubulu.

How man illegally transfers money to self from roommate’s phone

A 33-year-old man, Chima Njoku, who allegedly used his roommate’s phone to transfer N100,000 from the latter’s bank account into his own, on Thursday appeared in court.

Njoku, who resides in Gbagada area of Lagos, is facing a two-count-charge of breach of peace and stealing, before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

House Of Reps Speaker, Dogara Meets Pope Francis At The Vatican

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, met with Catholic leader, Pope Francis during avisit to the Vatican City in Rome, Italy. The excited lawmaker who revealed that the Pope is aware of the happenings in Nigeria, wrote on his Facebook page;

Legendary Goalkeeper Buffon Throws His Shorts Into The Crowd After Barcelona Match

 Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon surprised a football fan following Champions League clash with Barcelona…by giving him his shorts. The 39-year-old legendary goalkeeper decided to shake things up and throw his shorts into the crowd.

His Wife Separated Him From Us; Friend Of Slain Son Of Ex PDP Chairman Reveals

Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, son of a former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chairman, Bello Haliru Mohammed, was stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda.  A friend of the deceased, Mustapha Dikko, has penned down touching message for his friend Bilyaminu, as today would have been his 36th birthday.

Ubi Franklin Unveils Daughter He Had Before Marrying Lilian Esoro

Music executive Ubi Franklin in a post on IG this morning  has disclosed that he has a daughter before he married  Lilian Esoro. He wrote;

Wizkid Becomes The Most Streamed Afrobeats Artiste On Spotify

Google Still Tracks You Even With Your Location Services Off

Smartphones with no sim, no location service on or even that which has just be reset to its factory mode still keeps tracks of you and sends information to Google. 

It's been proven that Google has been collecting Android phones' locations data even when location services are turned off, a a revelation made by an investigation that Google tracks you.

Ibrahim Babangida Hosts Governor Wike At His Hilltop Residence In Minna (PHOTOS)

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has praised Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his outstanding efforts towards promoting vibrant politics in Nigeria.

Speaking on Wednesday when the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike led some leaders of Rivers State to visit him at his Hilltop Residence in Minna, Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida popularly called IBB also commended Governor Wike for working towards the revival of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), noting that the country needs another strong political party.

Wife Of Ex-PDP National Chairman Joins APC

Wife of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Maryam Ali, has joined the All Progressives Congress.

Mrs. Ali, who is married to ex-PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmadu Ali, renounced her membership of the PDP and declared her allegiance to the APC at a brief ceremony at the APC National Secretariat, in Abuja, on Thursday.

My Husband Beats, Strips Me Naked- Divorce Seeking Woman Tells Court

Chief Ademola Odunade, President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Thursday dissolved a 20-year- marriage between Nike Alufoso and Tunde Alufoso over threats to life and cruelty.

Odunade held that whenever a marital union became incompatible, the court would have no other option than to terminate it.

Russia 2018 World Cup: German Coach Rates Morocco Higher Than Nigeria

Germany Coach, Joachim Loew sees Morocco as the most dangerous team from Africa going to the World Cup despite the fact that Nigeria was the first team to make it to Russia from the continent, reports

Sharing his expectations of the World Cup yesterday, the coach of the reigning world champions said of all the five teams from Africa Morocco stands out because of the quality of its players and football.

Oliseh To Share In Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Bonus

Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh is to share in the $3 million qualifying bonus the NFF have agreed to pay the country’s team.

His backroom staff are also expected to benefit from this windfall.

Medical doctor recounts the horrific moment she woke up during her surgery

A beautiful young Nigerian doctor has recounted the horrific moment she woke up during her surgery.

According to her she had gone under the knife after feeling a sharp pain in her lower abdomen, but due to anesthetic failure, she woke up during surgery.

My client still collecting salaries, says Maina’s lawyer

Mohammed Katu, counsel to Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the presidential task force on pension reform, says his client is still receiving salaries.

President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the dismissal of Maina from the civil service after the report of his reinstatement went viral.

Father Out of Prison Gets Teen Daughter Pregnant and They Have a Baby Shower

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A man was reportedly arrested for incest and sexual battery of a victim ages 12-17.

39-year-old Willie Edward Griffin has been in-and-out of jail for several years, dating back to the late 90's/early 2000's. His previous charges include assault with a deadly weapon, possession of marijuana, cocaine possession, etc. Apparently, he developed a relationship with his daughter throughout the years while in prison.

Barca, Chelsea reach last 16 as Man Utd lose (Videos)

Barcelona and Chelsea progressed to the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, but Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel.

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later introducing him as a second-half substitute as a 0-0 draw against Juventus sent the five-time European champions through as winners of Group D.

Banky W, Adesua Etomi and friends go sightseeing in South Africa ahead of their wedding (Photos)

In preparation for their wedding scheduled to take place this weekend, Nigeria’s favourite celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesua went sightseeing with their team in South Africa.

Dotun, Ebuka and his wife Cynthia, Tunde Demuren were spotted in the South Africa’s experience.

Here are photos below;

Two Friends And Comedians Shut Down Abuja Airport As They Propose To Their Girlfriends

Comedian Sam and Song propose to girlfriends

It was a total shut down at Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja as two popular comedians and friend, Sam and Song proposed to their longtime girlfriends surprisingly in public after their arrival at the airport. The ladies who accepted the proposals – broke down in tears after being surprised by their partners. See photos below;

Lady Who Became Suicidal After Being Raped 2 Years Ago Set To Graduate

A brave lady has shared her story online after she became suicidal and depressed after she was raped two years ago. According to the lady who is set to graduate in a few weeks time – she will be addressing fellow graduands as the commencement speaker.

Below is what she shared on Twitter;

Lady's face slashed for sleeping with her sister's husband

According to Facebook user Patrick Ipidei, this lady's face was slashed after she was caught sleeping with her sister's husband..

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Journalists, CSOs Criticise Saraki’s Court Order Freezing Sahara Reporters’ Bank Accounts

An order of a Kwara State High Court which blocked bank accounts linked to an online media platform, Sahara Reporters, about four months ago has been criticised by a coalition of media and Civil Society Organisations, CSOs.

The group, Coalition for Press Freedom and Whistleblower Protection (CPFWP) made their position known in a joint statement signed by 15 of its members on Wednesday.

It further condemned delays in the judicial process to reverse the order.

How Arik officials diverted $26m, N2.4bn loans – AMCON MD

Officials of the distressed Arik Air have diverted the sum of $26 million and N2.4 billion loans meant to be used for the purchase of eight aircraft engines and reconfiguration of two aircraft respectively, the Managing Director of the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru, has said.

Security Man Found Dead In Front Of Workplace

A middle-aged man, identified simply as Taiwo, who was a security man at an electronic appliance retail shop, was found dead on Wednesday in front of the shop.

It was gathered that he slumped in front of the shop located on Oyemekun Road, Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Witnesses said the cause of the death had yet to be known at the time of filing this report, but it was gathered that his lifeless body was found in front of the shop by some workers of the retail shop, who resumed duty early.

Nigerian couple arrested for stealing nearly $40,000 from owner of a baseball team in Florida

A Nigerian couple in Cypress is being accused of stealing nearly $40,000 from an owner of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team.

The team’s part owner, Randy Frankel, told police in St. Petersburg, Florida, that someone had managed to get into his assistant’s AOL account in February, compromising instructions to Wells Fargo Bank to route $38,326.26 into another Wells Fargo business account. .