Tuesday, 28 November 2017

PHOTOS: Soyinka in US church as son weds

Wole Soyinka, renowned playwright and professor, attended the wedding of Oretunlewa, one of his sons, in the US over the weekend.
Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, was a guest at the occasion which also had in attendance other family members of the couple.
Here are some pictures:

Tyrese shares more romantic photos with his wife as they 'travel the world''

 Tyrese appears to be at a happy place now .He shared more romantic photos with his wife as they watched a Fomula1 race in Abu Dhabi.He wrote

Government To Sell TBS, Arts Theatre, Others

The Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), the National Arts Theatre and some selected power plants under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) are part of the key national assets the Federal Government has concluded plans to sell, House of Representatives’ members were told yesterday.

Two Sons Of Ex-Deputy Speaker Remanded

An Evbuoriaria Magistrates’ Court in Edo State has remanded two sons of a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly, Fred Omoigberai, in prison custody for allegedly threatening to kill their father.

The suspects, Emmanuel, 30 and Davis, 33, were also accused of being members of a cult.

Photo: FIRE Guts Shops At Union Bank Building

A late night inferno early on Tuesday morning gutted five of eight shops attached to a Union Bank building on 411 Road Junction, Gowon Estate, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Egbeda.

The fire was noticed at the make- shift shops at about 11.20 pm, shortly after electricity supply was taken by the providers, Ikeja Electric.

Chris Oyakhilome’s Daughter & Fiance Share Engagement Photos, Express Love For One Another

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s daughter, Sharon and her fiance, Philip who got engaged few weeks ago have now shared their engagement photos with words of love attached to it.

While sharing hers on instagram, Sharon wrote;

You will never walk alone-Ubi Franklin says as he shares cute pic with his son

Music exec, Ubi Franklin shared this photo with his son,Jayden writing
No matter how tough things get, there will always be a way out for you. You are going forward and upward.

You gave us ‘fake’ inputs- Cocoa farmers tell FG

Cocoa farmers yesterday raised the alarm over alleged procurement of ‘fake ‘chemicals and other inputs for its members by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.

The inputs, particularly fungicides, according to Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN), have destroyed several cocoa trees and farms.

Fayose urges government to probe Falana over property purchase

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has urged the Federal Government to ensure that the allegation over illegal purchase of property against Femi Falana is properly investigated and not swept under the carpet.

Fayose, addressing the press in Ado Ekiti yesterday, said such a report against the person of Falana who is reputed to be a human rights activist, friend of the masses, crusader of justice and defender of democracy, was shameful.

Parents sell their three sons for N50,000 each in Akwa Ibom

A 40-year-old man identified as Magnus Nsikak, from Akwa Ibom State, has shown himself to be an unworthy stone-hearted parent with a twisted mind.

According to Daily Sun, the suspect was alleged to have conspired with his 28-year-old wife, Ruth, to sell their three sons, 3-day-old Samuel, 5-year-old Ubong and 10-year-old Ekpo in Ikot-Abaji Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, to a trafficker in Aba, Abia State, through a nurse in the city.

Nigerians tired of APC, eagerly waiting for PDP - Jerry Gana

Jerry Gana, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said Nigerians are tired of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
According to Gana, Nigerians are “eagerly waiting” for the PDP, a former ruling party, to get its act together ahead of the 2019 general election.

Ojukwu’s Son To Igbos: Let’s Support Buhari

Emeka Jnr., the first son of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has said since the Nd’Igbo supported former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, he cannot understand why they cannot accord President Muhammadu Buhari the same support.

He ended the controversy trailing his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he is only following the footsteps of his late father.

32-year old banker arrested for beating his wife to death in Lagos

Olaoluwa Adejo, a 32-year-old bank worker has been arrested for the death of his 28-year-old wife, Maureen, at their home on Peluola Street, Oworonshoki, Bariga, Lagos State.

Olaoluwa was alleged to have tortured his wife of five years with a belt, as well as cutting her with a machete. Their 5-year-old son, Richard, who witnessed the incident, said that his father also forced a local insecticide, otapiapia, down the throat of his mother.

Atiku, Atikulation And Other Stories by Reuben Abati

“I hear say Atiku don port oh, from APC to God knows where…”

“He used to be a Customs officer. Going from one port to another should not be an issue or a problem for him. It is in the nature of Customs officials to go from one port to another. When they train Customs officials, they train them to just disappear to nowhere when the storm is tough and rough. That is the reason why every Customs official is a prostitute… serving or retired. I know some of them. They are always disappearing and appearing. After oil and gas, customs is the other honey pot of Nigeria. My brother, if you taste a little of that honey pot, your tongue will come out. You will always want to taste more.”

Mother who starved seven-year-old daughter to death is released after only seven years

A mother who was jailed for starving her young daughter to death has been freed from jail after serving just half of her original sentence.”

Angela Gordon, 42, was sentenced fo 15 years in February 2010 following the death of daughter Khyra Ishaq, 7, in May 2008.”

Top Chinese General Under Investigation For Corruption Hangs Self

A top Chinese general hanged himself after coming under investigation for corruption charges, China's state-run news agency Xinhua reported Tuesday.

General Zhang Yang, the former head of the Chinese military's political work department, was found dead at his home on November 23, the news agency said.

Access Hollywood disputes Trump's claim that 2005 tape was fake

Access Hollywood Hosts Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover have challenged Trump’s failed attempt to cast doubt on the infamous tape of him spewing vulgar language to condon sexual assault.

“Let us make this perfectly clear, the tape is very real,” Morales said during the latest episode Monday night.

Eight prison officials sacked for smuggling drugs into cells

The Controller-General of Prisons, Jaáfaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of the Zonal Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of eight prison officers for professional misconduct.

The eight officers were found guilty of trafficking prohibited items such as mobile phones, Indian hemp and other narcotics into the prison yards for inmates according to statement on Monday in Abuja by the NPS spokesman, Francis Enobore.

Aisha Yesufu To El-Rufai: “APC Is The 419 Party”

Activist, Aisha Yesufu replied El Rufai’s jibe mocking PDP’s anti corruption promise. She said APC members are immune to the fight against corruption.

“Hurricane Atiku” Hits N’Assembly As APC Senators, Reps members Set For Massive Defection; ..Saraki, Dogara Top List

The defection of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is threatening the balance of power within the National Assembly as sources confirmed that a tsunami is expected in the chambers in the weeks to come.

Members who are knowledgeable about the developments confirmed that the Atiku factor had loomed large within the two chambers of the National Assembly since the inception of the 8th Assembly in June 2015.

Daddy Freeze Reacts To Born Again Lady Using Knife To Cut Her Tattooed Hand

There has been news trending about a young Nigerian who become a Born Again and start inflicting suffering in herself all in the name of being a Born Again.

Now, controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze has reacted to the news. He took to his Instagram page to blast the lady. According to him, the lady need to see a psychiatrists.

Foreigners taking over Nigeria’s agric sector - FG

Foreigners are currently taking over Nigeria’s agricultural sector as a result of the excessively high-interest rates being demanded from indigenous agriculturists by Deposit Money Banks, the Federal Government has said.

It also stated that the production and sale of crude oil could not salvage the country’s fragile economy, adding that revenue generation from oil was too low when compared to what some smaller countries were making from agro exports.

Africa loses $25bn annually to malnutrition - Adesina

Despite surplus food in the world, Africa loses $25bn every year to malnutrition, the President of the African Development Bank and former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

A statement issued on Monday by the Communications Officer of Scaling Up Nutrition Movement, Lilian Ajah-mong, said Adesina made the observations in Abidjan, Cote-d’Ivoire during the gathering of 900 participants from 60 countries, including Nigeria, to review progress in tackling malnutrition and share innovations and best practices to drive progress.

MAINA: Sack AGF Now, Lawyers’ Group Tells Buhari

The League of Patriotic lawyers has called for the resignation of the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Mallam Malami Abubakar over the reinstatement of former Chairman of Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina.

Briefing newsmen yesterday, Chairman of the group, Mr. Abubakar Yesufu has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the anti-corruption crusade by showing the AGF the door.

Super Eagles Will Know 2018 World Cup Foes Friday

World football governing body FIFA have revealed how the Super Eagles and 31 other qualified teams will be drawn for next year’s World Cup in Russia on Friday evening.

The draw ceremony at the Kremlin Palace in Moscow will start 3.30pm Nigerian time and will be broadcast live by SuperSport TV.