Friday, 8 December 2017

How I Stopped Obasanjo From Becoming Mugabe in Nigeria - Atiku Reveals


Former vice President, Atiku Abubakar has recounted how he stopped the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo from becoming Robert Mugabe of Nigeria through tenure elongation.

Atiku, who was replying a letter written by Nigerian comedian Francis Agoda, better known as IGoDye querying his days in office as the nation’s number two citizen, said after looking at recent Zimbabwe issue he remained confidence of fighting the attempts to elongate tenure by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

Zimbabwe: Drama as Electoral Commission Chairperson Quits


Rita Makarau, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson, has resigned, months before a vote whose credibility is crucial to the new army-backed government’s efforts to re-engage international lenders, a senior government source said on Friday.

According to Vanguard, An official who declined to be named, said Makarau, seen as an ally of former president Robert Mugabe, gave no reason for her resignation. 

15-year-old Boy Found Stabbed to Death Near Primary School


According to a report by Daily Star UK, a murder investigation has been launched after 15-year-old schoolboy was found stabbed to death near a primary school.

The youngster’s body was discovered in the street outside Hurst Dove Primary School in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire. The development has caused a stir in the community.

Russian Body-builder Who Injected His Arms with Oil to Make it Big Could Have it Amputated (Photos)


A Russian man has been warned he faces having his arms amputated after using a home made chemical concoction to bulk up his muscles, according to Dailymail.
 
The young body-builder, Kirill Tereshin, 21, from Pyatigorsk in south western Russia's Stavrolol Krai region, developed Popeye-style biceps after undergoing controversial injections, but is now suffering the consequences of his experiments.

Delta Policeman Who Shot Student at Checkpoint Over N1000 Arrested - CP


The fleeing policeman who allegedly shot a student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Sofia Ogogo, and a civil servant, Victor Emeagwai, at a checkpoint in Ibusa, close to Asaba, has been apprehended by the Nigerian Police from Delta State Police Command.

Steve Harvey sued for charity fraud


Steve Harvey is being sued by a man who claims the popular TV personality ripped him off in a deal to raise millions of dollars for charity, TMZ reports.

Vincent Dimmock alleges Harvey hired him to raise $20 million for the Steve and Marjorie Foundation and other ventures, but was never paid his 12.5% cut that was agreed upon, according to the suit obtained by the gossip site.

Man City's Ex Goalkeeper's Girlfriend Sent Him A Final Text Before Taking Her Life



The girlfriend of a former Manchester City footballer killed herself at a beauty spot after she struggled to deal with a life-changing medical condition, an inquest heard today.

Bank worker Faye Howard, 23, sent a final text to 22-year old goalkeeper Billy O'Brien after she was left 'embarrassed' and 'feeling like a burden' due to a debilitating bowel problem.

P Diddy World’s Highest Paid Musician 2017 – Forbes


American hip-hop superstar, Sean Combs, a.k.a P Diddy has emerged Forbes highest earning musician for the year, without releasing any album for the period.

“Diddy is the top-earning musician on the planet, pulling in a career-best $130m pre-tax this year.

“His total got a boost from his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, his Ciroc vodka deal and the sale of one-third of his Sean John clothing line for an estimated $70m.”

I became pregnant after 4 Arab men raped me -Libya returnees narrate harrowing experiences


Miss Loveth Ekumabo, 25-year-old Libya returnee, has blamed her father’s incestuous behaviour for her decision to flee to Libya, at least, for safety from her father; also in search of greener pasture.

The fate of Edo-born Ekumabo can best be likened to the character of King Odewale in Ola Rotimi’s “The gods are not to blame”, who was to kill his father in order to marry his own mother.

Journalist Ronan Farrow leaves Creative Artists Agency over Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment report

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NBC journalist, Ronan Farrow has left Creative Artists Agency after Harvey Weinstein reportedly tried to pressure its chairman to stop him reporting on sexual harassment allegations.

When Farrow was working on a story about Weinstein in September, the mogul 'stormed into' Bryan Lourd's office to complain, The New York Times reported.

Diamond Platnumz in another Paternity Mess as Kenyan woman claims he’s the Father of her daughter

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A Kenyan woman identified simply as Gladys has claimed that Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz is the father of her seven-month-old daughter.

In an interview with online gossip magazine, Shilawadu, the woman says she met Diamond and became friends in 2011 while he was in Eldoret for a concert.

Pregnant mom who mysteriously disappeared found wandering in the streets


A pregnant Queens woman who disappeared under mysterious circumstances earlier this week was found wandering the streets of lower Manhattan early Friday, police said.

Amarit Kuar, 34, was found about 6 a.m. roughly 15 miles from her home in South Richmond Hill.

Manchester City and Manchester Utd are best teams in Premier League – Antonio Conte

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Antonio Conte says the two Manchester sides are the best teams in the Premier League.

Conte, who will be watching the top-of-the-table clash from home, said: “I love football and I like to watch this game.

“It will be a big game. Both teams are very strong, maybe the best in this league.”

Hugo Broos unsure of future as Cameroon head coach


Hugo Broos admitted that he is uncertain about his future with the Central African country after seeing a leaked statement about his sack from the Cameroonian Football Federation.

The former Trabzonspor and Club Brugge boss led the Indomitable Lions to their fifth continental success by winning the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon earlier this year.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Phil Jones fit for Manchester derby


Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Phil Jones will be fit for the Manchester derby on Sunday, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed.

Midfielder Marouane Fellaini will face a late fitness test but could also be involved, while Nemanja Matic is also available despite struggling with a knock.

Isaac Success to leave Watford on loan in January


Nigeria international, Isaac Success, will seek a loan move away from Watford in the January to play more on a regular basis.

Success is yet to feature for the Hornets in the English Premier League this season and has been ruled out of action since September with a leg injury.

Another 164 Nigerians return from Libya


Two days after 401 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, the International Organisation for Migration, IOM, and the European Union, EU, on Friday facilitated the return of 164 more.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the new returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 12.34 a.m.

Catholic Bishop Warns Cameroon President, Biya Who Has Been Ruling the Country for More Than 30 Years to Quit


A Cameroonian Catholic archbishop has advised long-serving President Paul Biya not to seek a sixth term of office in next year’s election, if he loves his country.

Speaking in an interview with the La Nouvelle Expression daily, the Catholic archbishop Samuel Kleda called on the veteran leader to think of a peaceful transition.

How I was Almost Rescued from Prison in Commando-style - Ex President, Obasanjo


While speaking at the 20th anniversary of the death of Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, a retired major general and his deputy when he was military head of state from 1976-1979, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday morning, recounted how he was almost set free from Yola prisons commando-style by “international friends”.

Recall that Obasanjo was in prison from 1995 to 1998 on allegations of coup plot against the military government of Sani Abacha.

PDP National Convention: 92 Aspirants Jostle for 23 Positions


Ninety-two aspirants have signified their intention to run for 23 offices in the Saturday’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party.
 
Some of the offices to be contested are national chairman, deputy national chairman  (South), deputy national chairman  (North), secretary, deputy national secretary,  national legal adviser,  deputy national legal adviser,  national organising secretary,  national youth leader, and national publicity secretary.

Why I Want Uche Secondus to be PDP National Chairman - Gov. Wike Speaks Ahead of Covention


Ahead of its national convention in Abuja on Saturday to elect new set of leaders for the party, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said that he is strongly behind Uche Secondus to emerge as the acting national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
 
In a statement by his special assistant on electronic media, Governor Wike said Secondus from Rivers who is one of nine aspirants seeking to lead the PDP, is the only candidate from a state governed by the PDP. That claim is, however, false as at least one other candidate, Tunde Adeniran, is from a PDP-governed state, Ekiti. 

Meet the 2-year-old Boy Who Can't Eat Anything But Peaches (Photos)


Sometimes, when you tuck into your favorite meal, you may go, “Wow, I could eat nothing else for the rest of my days!” Could you really? What if you never, ever get to taste anything else? This might be the case with Micah Gabriel Masson Lopez – a two-year-old boy from Montreal, Canada who lives only on peaches.
 
He suffers from a serious condition called food-protein induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) which causes a severe allergy to virtually any food other than peaches.

Edo Chief Priest Sent to Prison by a Court


An Evboriaria Magistrate Court has remanded a Chief Priest of Aduwawa community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, Prince Nosa Osadolor, to prison custody for alleged forceful encroachment on the land belonging to the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Benin.

He was remanded on a 10-count charge bordering on demolition of NTA Aduwawa perimeter fencing, forceful encroachment of NTA premises with firearms and causing fear among staff of the station.

Woman welcomes bouncing baby boy at age 58 (Photo)


Deaconess Goodness Oguche of Living Faith Church, in Kogi State, just welcomed a bouncing baby boy mother at the age of 58.

Bishop David Oyedepo's daughter, Joy Oyedepo, shared the woman’s photo reportedly said she testified at the ongoing Shiloh.

I’m the best player in football history – Cristiano Ronaldo


Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has declared himself the best footballer in history after winning his fifth Ballon d’Or on Thursday.

The Portugal captain beat Lionel Messi to the award organised by France Football magazine, equalling the Barcelona forward’s haul of five awards.

Nigerian Lady, Olufunke Abimbola-Akindolie, Awarded With An MBE From Queen Elizabeth II


Olufunke Abimbola-Akindolie has been awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, for her contribution to the diversification of the legal profession. According to www.financal-style, Funke is a senior lawyer and leader for the world’s largest biotech.

She is currently the most senior black lawyer working within the UK pharmaceutical industry and one of the most senior globally.

Dan Middleton Is World's Richest YouTuber


Dan Middleton has earned a staggering £12.3million fortune in the last year – all from filming himself playing games online.

The 26-year-old puts footage on video site YouTube of computer games he is playing while he describes what is happening. He also passes on tips to his viewers regarding how they can reach higher levels on the game.

Photo: Nigerian Scammer 'Star Boy' Arrested For Scamming Over 40 Thai Men


A Nigerian scammer known as “Star Boy,”has been arrested in Bangkok. He was arrested yesterday for targeting lonely Thai gents by pretending to be a beautiful American female soldier on Facebook.

Antonio Jose Carlos and his Thai girlfriend, 20-year-old Sukanya Sakaew, were caught at their apartment in the Chaengwattana area as a part of the government’s crackdown on foreign criminals.

Man had sex with dead girlfriend in the hope it would wake her up

Man had sex with dead girlfriend in the hope it would wake her up

A man who had sex with his dead girlfriend said that he did it because he wanted to wake her up. A court heard that Aaron Graser claimed he heard gurgling when he tied her legs and arms to bedposts before having sex, but the sound is likely to have been gases escaping from her body.

Burn survivor Turia Pitt welcomes her daughter


Motivational speaker Turia Pitt and her partner Michael Hoskin, have welcomed their baby.

Turia shared photos of the newborn on her IG  acouple of hours back with the caption;
Welcome to the world Hakavai Hoskin 💙

‘President Buhari is sleeping on the job’ Olisa Agbakoba says


Former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Olisa Agbakoba, has accused president Buhari of sleeping on his job. Agbakoba said President Buhari is not working for Nigerians and that most of his cabinet members are as inactive as he is. He called on President Buhari to immediately embark on cabinet reschufflement. Speaking to Newsmen yesterday, he said

Nigerians react after President Buhari visits Emir of Kano but failed to visit Obi of Onitsha when in Anambra


President Muhammadu Buhari visited the Emir of Kano while on a two-day working visit to Kano state and Nigerians are beginning to draw a parallel between this visit and the time he visited Anambra but failed to pay a visit to the Obi of Onitsha.

YouTube prankster accidentally cements his head inside a microwave in bizarre stunt which nearly suffocated him


A YouTube prank went horrifically wrong when the prankster accidentally ‘cemented’ his head inside a microwave and emergency crews had to be called to rescue him.

The YouTuber was trying to make a mould of his head in the bizarre stunt but the Pollyfilla mixture set faster than he expected and he was stuck in there. He would have suffocated had his friends not fed an air tube into his mouth to prevent him from suffocating.

PDP convention: I will not step down – Dokpesi


Mr Idea Eguabor, the Director Of Chief Raymond Dokpesi Campaign Organisation for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairmanship, has said that Dokpesi would not step down for any other aspirant.

Eguabor in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja said that the clarification was important following some speculations that Dokpesi had succumbed to political pressure and agreed to drop out of the race.

Twitter user serached for a husband for her sister, lists requirements


 A beautiful Nigerian lady has taken to social media platform Twitter to advertise her sister, letting it known that she is in need of a husband.

The lady who goes by the name @Poptarts on the platform tweeted;

South Africa’s Vice President attest to Jacob Zuma alleged r*pe case


South Africa Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, said he believed the woman who filed r*pe charges against President Jacob Zuma in 2006.

Zuma was tried and acquitted of defiling Fezekile Kuzwayo, also known as Khwezi, 11 years ago, when she was a guest in his home.

I don’t want to make the mistake I made as Head of State – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that all the property recovered from looters of the nation’s treasury would be sold and the proceeds remitted to the Federal Government.

President Buhari made the promise during an interactive session on Thursday in Kano, reaffirming his determination to fight corruption.

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan bags international award as ‘Mother Of Peace’


Nigeria’s former first lady,  Dame Dr. (Mrs) Patience Jonathan, bagged another International Global PEACE Award from Tanzania as Mother of PEACE (AKA MAMA PEACE) on the 19th of November 2017.

Olusegun Obasanjo pictured defending his PhD Thesis at the National Open University (Photos)


Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, was captured yesterday as he prepared to defend his PhD thesis at the National Open University before an education defence panel.

Though the topic of his research work is not known, however the  80-year old Ogun State native was confident as went through his research work on his laptop. Here are photos below;

‘Regular jobs made me broke’ -Afrocandy announces that she’s back to going unclad


Nigerian nudist, Afrocandy, who recently got into hardcore P0*n, has announced that she is back in the business of taking unclad photos and sharing it on social media.

According to her, regular jobs at Fast Foods and Restaurants, made her broke and is not really working with her. Here’s her announcement;

Meet the alleged mentally challenged man who helps students to solve their assignments (Photos)


A man identified as Sulaiman Ibrahim Jalo, took to Facebook to share the story of a mentally challenged man who helps students with their assignments despite his condition in a community in Adamawa state. 


According to the poster, the man, Muhammad Chubado who is very smart and intelligent – was bewitched by some persons which led to his insanity some years ago.

Atiku replies comedian I Go Dye, says “I do not promise Eldorado or $1 = N1”

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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has replied popular Nigerian comedian, Francis Agoda, a.k.a  IGoDye, who had, on hearing about his(Atiku’s) defection from the All Progressives Congress, APC, party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, asked the ex-VP not to use “sentimental empathy on the youth” to express his political ambitions.

IGoDye had queried what Atiku had done for the Nigerian youths since he has been in government, saying the former VP should not hoodwink the youths in a bid to score his political interest.

Man Who Used Tricycle (‘Keke’) To Get Married Shares Photos To Celebrate Wedding Anniversary


A Nigerian man, Daniel Usifoh, has shared photos of him and his wife using a tricycle popularly known as ‘Keke’ for their wedding five years ago.  The man who took to Facebook to share the pictures – did so in order to celebrate his 5th wedding anniversary with his wife as he said they opted to use the Keke to make their wedding a memorable one.

How Suspended SEC Boss, Gwarzo, Tried To Blackmail Me - Adeosun


The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday said her decision to suspend the embattled Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mounir Gwarzo, followed his attempt to blackmail her over the ongoing probe of Oando Plc.

Speaking to journalists on Friday in Abuja, Mrs. Adeosun said ahead of his suspension, Mr. Gwarzo threatened to leak information to the media.

Birth control pills increase risk of breast cancer, study says


A study has said newer versions of birth control pills pose as much risk of breast cancer as earlier ones that were discarded in the 1990s.

The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Beautiful Nigerian model dies after prolonged illness


Friends and family of young model Chioma Issabella, who passed away today, Thursday, November 7th, have taken to social media to mourn her.

According to one of her friends, sh had been ill for a while but eventually lost the battle.

Maryam Sanda’s mother, brother charged with Bilyamin’s murder


A former executive director of Aso Savings and Loans Maimuna Aliyu, her son Aliyu Sanda, and another lady were yesterday charged by the FCT Police Command for alleged concealment of evidence at the crime scene of the suspected murder of their son-in-law, Bilyamin Bello, by her daughter Maryam Sanda.

This was contained in an amended charge filed by the police at the resumed hearing of the murder case holding at the FCT High Court Abuja.

The Real Truth Behind Justice Ademola Sudden Resignation Uncovered


Fresh facts have emerged last night about how Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja suddenly tendered his letter of resignation from the Bench in order to avert certain action from the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Dailytimes.ng also gathered from multiple sources that the judge’s sudden resignation followed a hint that the NJC which met yesterday would consider the report of a committee that recommended his dismissal from the Bench.

I bought AK47 for N470,000, says cattle rustler


A 25-year-old suspected armed robber and cattle rustler, Ibrahim Umar, says he acquired an AK47 rifle for N470,000 to aid his cattle rustling operations.

Umar, described as dangerous by the police, was among 17 suspects paraded for various crimes at the Katsina police command headquarters on Wednesday.

Artisan charged with stealing commits suicide at Lagos court

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A welder, who was facing theft trial at Ogba Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, Wasiu Alowonle, has killed himself on the court premises.

Alowonle reportedly jumped from the window of Court 20, which is on the third floor of the four-storeyed building, crushing his head in the process.

Our reporter learnt that the 41-year-old had been arraigned on October 16, 2017, for allegedly stealing iron rods worth N40,000.