Saturday, 9 December 2017

Nigerian-born boxer faces deportation for illegal immigration despite representing England 6-times


Bilal Fawaz, who represented the United Kingdom six times in boxing, currently ranked the 3rd best middleweight in England, and was the 2012 ABA light-middleweight champion, currently faces deportation to Nigeria where his parents emigrated when he was just 14.

The 29-year-old boxer has since November 29th been detained at the Tinsley House Immigration Centre at Gatwick Airport in West Sussex, UK.

Disney Top Executive charged with Child Sex Abuse


A senior executive at Disney has been charged with three felony counts of child sex abuse. Director of music at Disney, Jon Heely was arrested on three counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child, according to Variety.

Heeley, 58, of Santa Clarita is accused of abusing two underage girls approximately ten years ago. 

Olisa Metuh barred from entering State Box at PDP National Convention


Former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh was on Saturday reportedly barred from entering the State Box, where dignitaries are seating at PDP National Convention in Abuja. 

Senator Ayo Arise regains freedom from kidnappers

Senator Ayo Arise who was kidnapped on Sunday by gunmen has regained his freedom.

Details of how he was released hasn’t been made public yet. It could also not be ascertained where he was released and if any ransom was paid.

Rochas Okorocha’s Ministry for Happiness and the Animal Farm Called Nigeria by Reno Omokri

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“Rochas Okorocha, a man who has spent more money on statues than he has on living human beings has now appointed his biological sister as “Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfilment”. What sin did Imo people commit to deserve this embarrassment as their Governor?

EFCC declares beautiful young lady wanted for conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence

The anti-graft agency has declared Ugochukwu Sandra Alexandra Nneka wanted for conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence. See the post shared on their Facebook page below

Air hostess suspended after she was caught on camera eating passenger meals

An air hostess who was filmed 'taste testing' in-flight meals meant for passengers has been suspended from the airline .

The unnamed cabin crew member was flying with Urumqi Air in China when the video was filmed and it was later shared online.

Woman wins lottery twice in single day

A Missouri woman has won the lottery twice in a single day.

KSDK-TV reports that Nov. 29 was Veronica Buchanan's lucky day. That morning, the Florissant woman won $1,000 from a $10 Monopoly scratch-off ticket she bought at the Bellefontaine BP gas station.

Grace Mugabe, Emmerson Mnangagwa bust-up was over plans to honour Robert Mugabe – spokesperson

Robert Mugabe’s former spokesperson has told a private newspaper in Zimbabwe that relations between Grace Mugabe and then vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa broke down irreparably over plans to honour his 93-year-old ex-boss.

The escalating fall-out centred around plans to build a billion-dollar university in Mazowe district north of Harare. The institution was to be named the Robert Gabriel Mugabe University.

Aristocrat,105 shocks family,leaves entire fortune to toyboy she dated 50 years ago

 A controversial aristocrat left more than £600,000 to a castle owner she dated some 50 years ago — and nothing to her own children and grandchildren.

Jacqueline, Lady Killearn, died in 2015 aged 105 but probate documents which emerged this week show she left nothing of her huge wealth to her family.

Buhari Praises TY Danjuma on His 80th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated General Theophilus Danjuma (Retired) on his 80th birthday and praised him for his numerous interventions to stabilize Nigeria.

In a congratulatory letter signed by him , he wrote:

“On behalf of the Federal Executive Council, my family and all Nigerians, please accept my warm felicitations on your 80th birthday.

PDP Chairmanship Race: Gbenga Daniel Steps Down

A formidable contender for the PDP national chairmanship position, Gbenga Daniel, has stepped down from the race. He made this public in a letter addressed to the party on Saturday.
Daniel was a former Ogun State governor and is the third candidate to quit after Bode George and Jimi Agbaje.

How Three Top FCMB Managers Allegedly Stole N48.6m Belonging to the Bank

Three top managers of First City Monument Bank, FCMB attached to the McCarthy Street, Onikan, Lagos branch have been brought before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing the sum of N48,635,840 belonging to the bank, according to a report by PM Express.

The three persons are: Omotayo Oluseyi, 38, Ebenezer Efunsola, 50 and Uchenna Ugwuibe, 45.

Man who wrongfully spent 24 years in jail for murder gets $14million from New York state

A wrongfully convicted man is settling his case against New York City for $9.5 million, the Daily News has learned.

Ruddy Quezada — who lived through 24 years in lock up for a fatal Brooklyn shooting he said he had no part in — reached a deal on Thursday, according to Brooklyn Federal Court papers.

Former Fox News alleges President Trump tried kissing her

A former Fox News anchor claims President Donald Trump attempted to kiss her in 2005 or 2006 – which was just after he had married First Lady Melania Trump.

Juliet Huddy said the alleged incident took place in an elevator of Trump Tower after the two had lunch together.

Indian businessman, aide sentenced to death for brutal rape, murder of housemaid in 2006

A special court has sentenced an Indian businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his servant Surender Koli  to death for the brutal rape and murder of a 25-year-old housemaid in their home in Noida city on the outskirts of the national capital in 2006.

Handing down the punishment in the latest case, special CBI judge P.K. Tiwari said both Koli and Pandher were involved in the rape and murder of housemaid Anjali in 2006, and they deserved to be punished in the strictest manner.

Nigerian govt commences massive recruitment of OND, HND, degree Holders

The Federal Civil Service Commission has announced a nationwide recruitment exercise to fill vacancies at several ministries, departments and agencies.

The commission listed Ministry of Information, Ministry of Environment and the Bureau of Public Procurement amongst the federal establishments with several openings. The Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Trade and Investments are also taking new applications.

Banky W speaks on quitting music for Nollywood

Popular R&B singer, Bankole Wellington, popular known as Banky W, who recently broke the internet with his wedding ceremony to his wife, Adesua has spoken on quitting music for acting.

The singer noted that he has always seen himself as an actor but would not quit music for it.

Speaking in an interview with Punch he said, “Anybody that has paid attention to my music videos would know that I have had this flirtatious love affair with the movie-making business because most of my videos are short films.

How Libyan man shot me – Deportee

A 25-year-old man, Amos Oghogho, has narrated his traumatic experience in Libya and how an Arab in the country, shot him in the arm.

Oghogho, who hails from Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State, was among the 275 returnees received by the Edo State Task Force against Human Trafficking on Wednesday.

Former AIT Staff Warns PDP Members Against Voting Dokpesi


A former employee of Daar Communications, owners of AIT, Raypower, and Daarsat has warned members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against voting for Chief Raymond Dokpesi as Chairman in Saturday’s National Convention of the party.

Mr Osarumwense Ogieva, who said he worked for eight years with Daar Communications owned by Dokpesi, stated that the company owes staff over a year in salaries, according to Sahara Reporters.

Tanzanian Men Caught With Ostrich Eggs Sentenced To 25 Years In Jail

Two Tanzanian men caught with 16 ostrich eggs were sentenced to 25 years in jail yesterday after being convicted of "economic sabotage".

The sale of ostrich eggs, used in traditional medicine or to make tourist gifts, is illegal in Tanzania.

FMC Umuahia records first successful Kidney Transplant Surgery (Photos)

It was a joy-filled week at the Federal Medical Centre in Umuahia, Abia State, as the first Kidney Transplant Surgery was carried out successfully.

A staff at the hospital identified as Chikaodili Ibeneme, took to Facebook share the good news.

Photos: Atiku Abubakar arrives Eagle Square for the 2017 PDP National Convention.

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has just arrived at Eagle Square, venue of the 2017 PDP Elective National Convention.

Stella Dimoko Korkus reveals new secrets about actor Michael Okon

Blogger Stella Dimoko Korku, has revealed more secrets about Michael Okon. Recall the actor slammed her with a N500m lawsuit for defamation.

Stella, has replied and it's not in the least nice.

Charlie Sheen Sues National Enquirer For Defamation

Charlie Sheen is suing the National Enquirer for an article it published claiming he raped a then 13-year-old Corey Haim.

According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Sheen says the Enquirer article that ran on Nov. 8 claimed Sheen sodomized Haim while they were filming the movie "Lucas" back in the 1980s. Sheen was 19 at the time.

Herbalist fortified us before we kidnapped Rivers doctor, collected N9.5m ransom –Suspects

For two months, a group of kidnappers planned and plotted how to abduct a consultant ophthalmologist, Dr. Alex Atama-Pepple, who worked for the Braithwaite Memorial Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Within that time, they visited a herbalist who fortified them with a supposed charm called Ogoni Wonders.

Photo: Metropolitan Police UK express concern over missing Nigerian woman and her four-month baby

The Metropolitan Police and Waltham Forest Council say they are extremely concerned for the safety of a missing woman and her four-month baby.

Taiwo Martins, 21, and her baby have been missing from the Leyton area since Tuesday 7 November 2017. As there is cold weather forecast there is real concern for their wellbeing.

Why I Went To Prison- Small Doctor

In recent time, Nigerians have tagged Small Doctor has an ex-convict, saying he was once in prison. But in this chat with Saturday Beats, the rave of the moment has made it clear that he was never an inmate but only visited the prison yard to entertain inmates and here's why.

Gwarzo’s suspension: It’s all blackmail - Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, yesterday accused the suspended Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, of blackmailing her over his suspension. She vowed to resist the alleged blackmail.

But sources close to Gwarzo faulted the minister, citing the timing of the suspension, orchestrated meetings on Oando at the instance of the minister, eyewitnesses and earlier communication from Gwarzo to Adeosun.

Robbers attack bullion van in Delta, cart away millions of Naira

There was pandemonium yesterday in parts of Asaba, the Delta State capital after bandits attacked a bullion van and made away with millions of naira.

It was gathered that the bullion van belongs to a first generation bank in Anambra State. Sounds of gunshots echoed during the operation forcing motorists and passers-by to scamper for safety. The development which made motorists to abandon vehicles in the middle of the Benin-Asaba dual carriageway resulted in traffic gridlock.

IBB ‘backs’ Atiku’s presidential bid

A former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, on Friday declared his support for Atiku Abubakar, as the former vice president intensifies consultations for a presidential run in 2019.

Mr. Babangida, Nigeria’s leader from 1985-1993, said media reports that he advised Mr. Abubakar not to run for election during a closed-door meeting Thursday was ‘laughable’ because it was ‘sponsored’.

Speaking in Tongues is Nigerian Churches is Fake, Nigerian Pastors in Ministry for Money – Daddy Freeze Stirs More Controversies (Video)

Controversial media personality, Daddy Freeze has again attacked Nigerian pastors. This time around, he said most pastors are into the work of God because of the money involved.

According to him, Nigerian pastors left their professions because they can’t earn as much unlike in the ministry .

Woman Inserts Hot Knife Inside 5 Year Old’s Genitals Over Food

According to a petition by an NGO, the Justice Development and Peace Commission of the Ekiti Catholic Diocese, the act was carried out on November 26. The petitioner said it was informed that the offence of the victim was that she ate the food of the suspect’s baby.

The petition read in part, “On November 26, 2017, the victim was babysitting the baby of the respondent (Abgundu) and in the course of feeding the baby, the victim ate a spoon of the baby’s food.

Nigerian Man Who Dated An Older Lady For Two Weeks Narrates His Ordeal (Photo)

A counselor and writer, Victor Ibeh, has shared a story of how he dated an older lady which lasted for two weeks before she broke up with him. 
Victor Ibeh, who revealed that he "had" an attraction to older women for some reasons - narrated his ordeal in order to warn people to stop testing or threatening their partners with breakup. Below is what he shared on Facebook;

At a certain time last year, I had a relationship that lasted for two weeks. We were friends before we suddenly got romantically involved. We looked like we could do so much together, so I was excited about the relationship.

Paul play clears the air on the viral cancer reports

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Ever since Paul Play Dairo, son of late legendary juju singer, I.K Dairo, remixed his father’s hit song, Mo so rire , he has been able to worm his way into the hearts of many Nigerians.

But then, some people felt the hit song which was released in 2010 was a fluke and the young man was flying on his father’s wings. However, the singer went ahead to release some other hit songs like You and Me, Forever, and Angel of my life. With these songs, he did not only prove that he was a chip off the old block but he also shut his critics up.
Just when music pundits were closely watching his career with the hopes that he may surpass his father’s achievement, the singer disappeared from the entertainment scene for over five years.

Meghan Markle Hires Michael Jackson's Ex-Bodyguard To Learn Self-Defense

Meghan Markle is going full Karate Kid ahead of her Royal nuptials because she's hired Michael Jackson's former bodyguard to learn how to defend herself, TMZ has learend.

Their Royal sources say Meghan has hired celeb security adviser and trainer Matt Fiddes to teach her martial arts and self-defense  as well as to get her in shape ahead of her wedding with Prince Harry in May.

Big Media scrambles to meet challenge from Big Tech

America’s media giants have seen this movie before: Big Tech enters an industry with piles of cash and new ways of doing business, devastating the competition.
That’s why Big Media are scrambling for partnerships and tie-ups to bolster their content arsenal in the face of a well-funded onslaught from the tech sector.

Man Who Tried To Ride His Motorcycle Like A Superman On A Highway Gets Arrested

A biker was arrested in Brazil after being stopped as he rode like Superman at high-speed along a busy road. The motorcyclist was using his head to steer his two-wheeler as he was filmed being passed by a car on the BR-153 near Annapolis in the state of Goias.

Aisha Buhari, Maryam Abacha, Kema Chikwe, others attend Bukola Saraki’s daughter’s Mother’s Night ceremony (Photos)

Daughter of the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his wife Toyin Saraki, Oluwatosin Halima, who recently got married, held the Mother’s Night ceremony on Thursday night.

Nigerian man proposes to girlfriend on board a plane to Dubai (Photos)

A Nigerian man, Tayo Adesokan proposed to his girlfriend, Tolu Sanya 30,000 ft above sea level, on a Medview Flight to Dubai.
He popped the question, and of course she said yes!

“I Ran Away To Libya To Escape My Dad’s Sexual Demands” — Returnee

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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, and also in search of greener pasture.

However, as it turned out, her case is akin to jumping from the frying pan into fire; as she has, in her life, gone through bitter experiences, especially during her stay in Libya, where she underwent forced labour and became a victim of serial rape.

FRSC Reacts To Viral Beating Video, Says “Woman Attacked Officer First”

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The Federal road safety commission has reacted to a viral video showing one of its officials fighting with a woman in the Northern part of the country.

PoliticsNGR has obtained a statement signed by Bisi Kazeem, the Corps commander in charge of Public Enlightenment and it reads;

50 Cent Wins Big In Court with Power

50 Cent just won a huge legal victory when a judge threw out a lawsuit where he was accused of ripping off someone else's work to create his hit show, "Power."

Two guys wrote a play called "Dangerous" which they claimed was eerily like "Power." The story line involved a drug dealer who engaged in violence, launders money and attempts to stave off prosecution.

Bode George withdraws from PDP chairmanship race just hours before the National convention

Chief Bode George, one of the nine aspirants hoping to become the next National chairman of the People’s Democratic party (PDP) has just withdrawn from the race barely hours before the national convention.

George announced his decision to withdraw from the race moments after the convention screening committee had cleared him for the exercise. He blamed the party for not micro-zoning the office of the national chairman, saying the Yoruba in the race have been treated unfairly.

‘Atiku’s Tall Ambition And His Miserable PDP’ – By Joe Igbokwe

“Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third, it is regarded as self-evident.”- Arthur Schopenhauer.

They tell me APC should stop the blame game and focus on the jobs that need to be done. I agree but those who destroyed our yesterday should keep quiet while we fix what needs to be fixed. The destroyers of yesterday do not show any remorse, they pretend that nothing went wrong in 16years, and they talk as if we are the ones that should apologize to them.

‘I wanted to sue SARS Officials for violating my human rights and slapping my manager in Lagos’ – Falz

Following the ongoing campaign for the SARS squad to be scrapped, Falz, has shared his experience with the officials of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS).

Janelle Monae slays for Refinery29’s art event

Singer Janelle Monae looked smashing at the Refinery29 “Turn It Into Art” event. More photos below:

Buruji Kashamu rejects suspension, says he has right to vote at convention

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has rejected his suspension from the Peoples Democratic Party.

He said his suspension in the early hours of Saturday by members of the National Caretaker Committee of the party was illegal.

Senators, Reps Exchange Blows In Akpabio’s House Ahead Of Convention

Ahead of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), members of the National Assembly caucus of the party on Thursday night exchanged blows at the residence of a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Godswill Akpabio, over the choice of the next national chairman of the party, The Nation reports.

Akpabio, who is the Minority Leader in the Senate, had convened a session on how to keep the party united and ensure a rancour-free convention.

PDP suspends Buruji Kashamu

The National Caretaker Committee the Peoples Democratic Party  has suspended Senator Buruji Kashamu for a period of one month.