Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Netflix announces plan to shoot ‘House of Cards’ final season without Kevin Spacey

Netflix has announced that its hit show “House of Cards” will be returning for its sixth and final season without star Kevin Spacey.

Netflix’s content chief Ted Sarandos made the announcement, saying Robin Wright will be the season’s lead. Production for the season had been suspended indefinitely after Spacey was accused of sexual harassment by actor Anthony Rapp.

Father and Son Land in Serious Trouble For Allegedly Manufacturing Local Gin in Asaba

According to a The Nation report, Justice O.A Faji of a Federal High Court sitting in the Asaba Judicial Division has sentenced a father and son to 14 and 10 years imprisonment respectively over possession, production, sale and manufacture of local gin popularly known as Ogogoro and storage of the product in unsanitary condition.

Drama as Three Principal Officers Of Imo State Assembly Resign

Accordidng to The Nation, three principal officers of the Imo House of Assembly on Tuesday in Owerri resigned their positions following alleged controversies surrounding the 2018 appropriation bill.

The principal officers who resigned their positions are the Majority Leader, Lugard Osuji, his deputy, Kenneth Ibe and the Chief Whip of the House, Marcel Odunze, all of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Fraudster Who Impersonated Buhari's SA, Femi Adesina Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison (Photo)

A fraudster who impersonated the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, and attempted to fleece a Bayero University don of N300,000 for a nonexistent appointment in the Presidency has been convicted.

Christian Efe Oyovweyho was today, December 5, convicted and sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment by Justice Z.B. Abubakar of the Federal High Court Kano.

Barca Reject Man City's Attractive Bid for Messi

Manchester City offered Lionel Messi a signing on fee of €100 million plus an annual salary of €50m to join up at the Eithad, Marca reports.

With the player's future at Camp Nou up in the air with no contract signed until last week, the Argentine was offered incredible money to move to the Premier League.

How We Earned Respect from Our Colleagues as Military Men - Buhari Reveals, Commends Guards Brigade

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja commended the Guards Brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian Army.

Speaking at the decoration ceremony of the Commander, Guards Brigade, Brig-Gen. Musa Yusuf as Major-General, President Buhari said it was instructive that the senior officer displayed a high level of discipline during his two-year stint as Commander.

Sexagenarian allegedly rapes 14-yr-old girl in Oyo


A man in his 60s, Rafiu Olalekan, has been remanded in Agodi Prison for the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl. He was sent to prison by an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state.

The Magistrate, Modupeola Olagbenro, in her ruling remanded Olalekan in the prison pending the outcome of the case file at the state Directorate of Public Prosecution as her court does not have jurisdiction to try the case.

What Sin did Imo People commit to deserve Rochas Okorocha as their Governor – Reno Omokri


Reno Omokri has lamented over Governor Rochas Okorocha’s step to appoint his sister  as “Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment”, after speding the state’s funds on statues. Omokri recalled a Tell Magazine cover, where Okorocha said his vision drives him crazy.

Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang determined to leave Borussia Dortmund in January

Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly determined to leave Borussia Dortmund in the January transfer window.

The Bundesliga club have admitted defeat in their attempt to make the speedy attacker happy and are willing to sell him – either in the impending winter window, or at the end of the 2017/18 season.

Why I left Chelsea – Micheal Emenalo

Former Nigeria international Micheal Emenalo has broken his silence over his shock exit from English Premier League champions Chelsea.

Emenalo left his post as Chelsea’s technical director last month for a new appointment with French club Monaco.

Iwobi, Ndidi, Iheanacho make 100 most valuable U21 players in Europe

Nigerian internationals, Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi, has been listed among the 100 most valuable U21 players in Europe’s top five leagues.

This is according to a new CIES Football Observatory which ranked the players based on increases in their transfer value.

Court Adjourns Final Written Addresses In Nyame’s Alleged N1.64bn Fraud Case

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An FCT High Court in Gudu on Tuesday adjourned final written addresses in former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case until Jan. 23, 2018.

Nyame is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a 21-count charge of misappropriating Taraba funds to the tune of N1.64 billion while in office.
The EFCC counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), told the court that he needed to put the proceedings in order to establish more facts on the case.

Erdogan Threatens To Cut Ties With Israel Over Trump Jerusalem Move

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to break off diplomatic ties with Israel over Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of the Jewish State.

Erdogan threatened to cut ties if U.S. President Donald Trump goes ahead with his campaign pledge to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State.

Two times most ugly man in Zimbabwe reclaims the title

William Masvinu 43, who has won 'The Most' ugly man in Zimbabwe, reclaimed the title again on Sunday night at Ruwa-based Mtangaz Hideout.

Masvinu, was tagged “naturally” uglier than four other contestants. Masvinu, with 98 points on the board, beat Fanuel Musekiwa, 61, into second place.

Fulani Herdsmen's Leader Murdered By Gunmen In Bayelsa

Unknown gunmen yesterday shot and killed one Alhaji Jubril Abdulkareem, the leader of Fulani herdsmenalso known as Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, in Bayelsa.

Abdulkareem and three of his employees were reportedly killed in the afternoon along the Bayelsa Palm road.

#EndSARS: Nigeria Police Investigating Leader Of Campaign Against Anti-Robbery Squad

The police are investigating Segun Awosanya, one of the major voices demanding the scrapping of the notorious anti-robbery squad, SARS, known for human rights abuses and brutality against citizens, a spokesperson has said.

Mr. Awosanya, a lead campaigner in the citizen-led #EndSARS initiative, was accused of hobnobbing with politicians in some of his pictures that police have seen online.

I Wonder Why Buhari Won’t Take Actions Against Herdsmen - Gov Fayose

Meet Las Vegas Man Who Tried To Sell His Testicle For N12.6m To Buy Dream Sports Car

Court Grants Ex-Finance Minister Permission To Travel Abroad For Medical Care

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted the former Minister of State for Finance, Mrs. Nenadi Usman, the permission to travel to the United States of America, USA, for medical care.

Justice Aikawa, who granted the permission on Tuesday, also ordered that Mrs. Nenadi Usman’s passport be released to her to enable her travel to USA from December 18.

18 year-old phone thief forced to dance round Warri market, swim inside mud

The Igbudu Market Vigilante on Tuesday December 5 nabbed and punished an 18 year-old-boy, Avwerosuo Esekomeh, for allegedly robbing a Pastor and imbecile of his mobile phone in Igbudu market on Monday December 3 at about 8pm in Warri.

The suspect later joined neighbors at Old Welfare Street and mobilized in search of the phone which he allegedly stole from the imbecile preacher that night.

Photos: Atiku Visits PDP Secretariat

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar visited the PDP National Headquarters, Wadata House, Abuja today. Another photo below;

Pregnant Jordin Sparks Cradles Her Bump As She Steps Out With Her Man

American Idol star Jordin Sparks glowed as she and husband Dana Isaiah looked every inch happy at the One Night With The Stars Benefit in New York.

Corp member drowns in Akwa Ibom

A corp member serving in Akwa Ibom, has died.

The said corper identified as Collins Ohaegbu, reportedly went to swim at his PPA on Friday but drowned. His body was later recovered the next day.

Ghanaian Actress Jackie Appiah Celebrates Birthday With lovely pictures

Beautiful Ghanaian actress, Jackie Appiah is a year older today and she shared some lovely pictures on social media to celebrate her special day.

The actress who penned down a lovely birthday message to herself, wrote;

Video: Comic actor, Okon says ‘90% of marriage proposals in public are pre-planned’

Nollywood actor, Okon Lagos is not buying into all the public marriage proposals and the drama that goes into it because he feels they are mostly pre-planned.

Fuel Queues: NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, rushes back home from London

In a bid to salvage the fuel supply and distribution challenges witnessed in some parts of the country due to panic buying from motorists, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, Tuesday, cut short his trip to London.

Dr. Baru, who was billed to receive the Forbes Oil & Gas Man of the Year Award 2017 in the British Capital on Tuesday, flew back home to attend to what he described as a “matter of urgent national importance.”

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike alleges that SARS is being prepared for the rigging of the 2019 Elections

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) is being prepared by the authorities for the rigging of the 2019 Elections .

Following the outcry by Nigerians on social media over the illegal acts of the squad, Wike stated that the re-organanstion of the ‘gang of criminals’ being done is merely aimed at diverting public focus.

‘If you buy a car with a money you didn’t earn lawfully, you’ll be riding in a moving coffin’ Pastor Adeboye

He said this at the opening of RCCG’s Holyghost congress at the church’s camp ground yesterday, December 4th.

40 innocent children rescued from 'witch doctor's ' Abuja torture chamber

Operatives of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, and the Defence Intelligence Agency, DIA, weekend, rescued about 40 children from a torture chamber. 

The chamber, operated in Abuja by a witch doctor, is where witches and wizards are exorcised. 

Peter Okoye's Son joins FC Barcelona Lagos

Cameron, Perter okoye's son has made it to FC Barcelona Lagos.

His proud father shared a photo of the little man and wrote on just how proud he is of him .

He wrote;

Dating Temi Otedola is one of the best things to have happened to me this year - Mr. Eazi

In a new interview with Hip TV, singer Mr. Eazi, has weighed in on just how much hate he gets on a daily, his relationship with Temi Otedola and his career.

Read below;

“I think at the end of the day it is still all love. For instance, I’m just coming straight from Benin, which we shut down. What I saw there, I didn’t know people partied on Wednesdays.”

Nigerians begin panic buying as marketers ration petroleum products

Nigerians have commenced panic buying as marketers began rationing of petroleum products.

Investigations on Tuesday revealed that while it was evident that there is enough supply for consumers, price discrimination at the private depots was the reason for hoarding and rationing among marketers.

Happiness commissioner: Gov Okorocha is a man of ideas – Spokesman

It has been ranked among the happiest places in the world despite widespread unrest, political crisis and recession. Now one Nigerian state has a minister in charge of contentment.

The commissioner for happiness and couples’ fulfilment is the brainchild of Rochas Okorocha, governor of the southeastern state of Imo.

VIDEO: Why There Is No Room For Tithing In The New Covenant - Daddy Freeze

Following arguments surrounding preaching on tithe, controversial media personality, Daddy freeze today released a new video backing his claims

Watch video below...

G-Worldwide Entertainment Drags Kiss Daniel To Court

Below is a public announcement by G-worldwide Entertainment concerning the reported exit of Kiss Daniel from the label. They have filed a suit in court concerning the contract they have with the Artiste. Details below...

Osinbajo visits victims of Adamawa communal violence

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in Numan, Adamawa, to visit the victims of the communal violence, also, to find a lasting solution to such kind of problem.

Why it matters: A fresh outbreak of communal violence was reported in three villages in Adamawa – Lawaru, Dong and Kiken villages in Demsa and Numan Local Government areas.

Court orders forfeiture of $4.8m properties linked to Diezani

A federal high court sitting in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of two penthouses which are linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum resources.

The properties, located in Lagos, are said to be valued at $4.760 million.

Nigeria seals deal with Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot

Nigeria and Switzerland have sealed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the return of $321 million traced to former Nigerian military ruler, Sani Abacha.

The deal was signed on behalf of Nigeria by Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation, in Washington DC, US, on Monday afternoon at the headquarters of the World Bank Group.

Zimbabwe’s army chief Constantino Chiwenga ‘could be tipped for VP post’ – reports

Zimbabwe’s army chief Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly earmarked for one of the country’s two deputy president posts, a reports say.

According to Daily News, the army chief was likely going to be elevated to the vice presidency seat during the forthcoming Zanu-PF congress this month.

Millions looted during Nelson Mandela's funeral

The head of South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog, Busisiwe Mkhwebane has confirmed a R250‚000 payment into Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle’s private account was among a litany of irregular transactions made with money meant for Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

In a damning 300-page report‚ Mkhwebane has laid bare the details of how provincial and municipal officials went on a spending spree with money initially allocated for development in one of South Africa’s poorest provinces.

I’m still adapting to extra Manchester United pressure – Victor Lindelof

Victor Lindelof admits he is still coming to terms with the extra pressure of playing for Manchester United.

The defender has been eased in by Jose Mourinho since his £31 million move from Benfica in the summer. It look the Swede until November to make his full Premier League debut but has since started three consecutive games, including the 3-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday.

Antonio Conte ‘will be just fine’ at Chelsea – Michael Emenalo

Antonio Conte “will be just fine” at Chelsea despite persistent speculation suggesting that he could leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season, says the club’s former technical director Michael Emenalo.

Emenalo took up a new role as Monaco’s sporting director last month, just three weeks after announcing his surprise decision to leave Chelsea after 10 years across the coaching and scouting departments at Stamford Bridge.

Federal govt will sustain Made-in-Nigeria patronage campaign – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will intensify and sustain the campaign for the patronage of Made-in-Nigeria products in its drive to diversify the economy, create employment and generate wealth.

The Minister stated this in Lagos on Monday at the launch of the South West Campaign for the patronage of Made-in-Nigeria products by the Ministries of Information and Culture as well as Industry, Trade and Investment.

Luke Shaw ‘deserves’ chance with Manchester United – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says Luke Shaw deserves a chance in the Manchester United team.

Shaw has made two appearances this season totalling 48 minutes after falling down the pecking order at Old Trafford.

But the 22-year-old is in line to feature in the Champions League against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday night and Mourinho says the left-back has earned his chance.

Two police officers killed by gunmen in Nasarawa

The police command in Nasarawa state on Monday said two of its officers were killed by gunmen along the Akwanga-Keffi federal highway.

Kennedy Idirisu, public relations officer of the command, confirmed the incident to the NAN in Lafia.

LASU Suspends Provost, College Of Medicine

The Lagos State University has suspended the Provost of the LASU College of Medicine, Ikeja, Prof. Babatunde Solagberu, over alleged financial and administrative improprieties.
The suspension took effect from November 30.

Woman trying to retrieve purse from subway tracks is struck by train, loses both legs

A Brooklyn woman who climbed onto the subway tracks to retrieve her dropped purse was hit by a train and lost both of her legs below the knee, authorities said Monday.

The accident happened just after 1 a.m. Saturday, when the 25-year-old woman climbed onto the No. 6 train’s roadbed at the E. 28th St. station in Midtown as a southbound train approached, police sources said.

Trump’s travel ban goes into full effect

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts.

I won't wait to be killed- Mugagbe's nephew confirms fleeing Zimbabwe

Mr. Patrick Zhuwao, 50-year-old nephew of deposed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has confirmed he fled the country to save his life.

He fled the country because he feared for his life during the military coup.

He added that his employees were beaten and robbed and he is unlikely to return unless his safety can be guaranteed.

Lady who held her wedding in hospital for her sick dad,reveals he has passed on

Last month,Vieneese Stanton went viral after she held her wedding 5 months earlier than planned,to enable her sick dad witness her special moment .Her dad was given just one week to live ,after being down with Lukemia .Now,she revealed he has passed on.She wrote

 It is with a broken heart and teary eyes that I am even able to utter the words “My father has transitioned to glory.” I know he’s in Heaven and I know he’s with my mother but I feel so hurt right now. I’ve gained an Angel but I’ve lost my Superman.

Man ‘Stabs Brother-in-law At Least 25 Times In Horrific Bus Attack’.

A 37-year-old dad-of-three allegedly stabbed his brother-in-law at least 25 times in a horrifying bus attack – leaving him partially disembowelled. The 50-year-old victim was knifed dozens of times in the attack, which occurred after a row flared up between the pair, prosecutors claim.

Footage, taken on a camera phone and obtained by ABC 7, appears to show the two men on the back of a bus in Chicago in Illinois, US.