Monday, 11 December 2017

MFM Church Founder, Pastor Olukoya, Describes Christmas As A Festival Of Demons

Like scorching napalm, bursting out of the nuzzle of a lethal flame thrower, the words let loose from the lips of Pastor DK Olukoya. ‘Christmas is demonic,’ he claimed, hence his refusal to celebrate it.

Court Jails 21-Year-Old For Impersonating Army Man

A Jos Chief Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 21-year-old man, Mohammed Ahmed, who impersonated an army man.

Chief Magistrate Jovita Binjin sentenced Ahmed to six months imprisonment following his guilty plea. Binjin, however, gave the convict a fine of N5,000, and hoped that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to others.

Arteta's Eyebrow Split Open After Clash Involving 20 Players During Manchester Derby

Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta was left with blood streaming down his face after a bust-up involving up to 20 players and members of staff following the Manchester derby, a report by AFP said on Monday.

It was gathered that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became involved in a physical confrontation with City’s players after complaining about their celebrations following a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

Married Man Lands in Serious Trouble After Impregnating Another Woman

A 36-year-old petty trader,  Mrs Elizabeth Shofunde, who claimed that her husband impregnated another woman, on Monday prayed an Igando Customary court in Lagos to dissolve her marriage.

Shofunde told the court that her husband, Babatunde, abandoned his matrimonial home to live with the woman.

Neymar headed to Brazil for ‘personal matters’

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar is urgently travelling to Brazil due to “personal matters”, the Brazilian company that manages the footballer’s career said on Sunday.

Neymar is “coming to Brazil for personal matters”, a source from NN Consultaria told AFP, without specifying whether the player had already arrived in South America or the specific reasons for the trip.

EFCC Lacks Powers to Prosecute Serving Judges, Court Of Appeal Rules

According to Premium Times, the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has ruled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers except where such officers have been dismissed by the National Judicial Council.

Will Buhari Re-loot Abacha's $321million Recovered Loot?

On the 8th of June, 2008 at the 10th -year anniversary of the late military Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha outing in Kano, President Muhammadu Buhari cast a gloomy shadow on his puritanical attire with the comment that "Gen. Abacha did not loot the national treasury, contrary to the general impression.

President Buhari, who ruled Nigeria between 1983 and 1985, and now a democratically elected President from 2015 to now, was not alone in his pervasive twist of history at the time. His successor, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida who foisted Gen. Abacha on Nigerians also gave the late Abacha a clean bill after the remembrance prayers marking the death of Abacha, who ruled between 1993 and 1998.

West Ham owner David Sullivan’s transfer claims ‘ignorance’ – Jose Fonte

West Ham owner David Sullivan’s claim his kids begged him not to sign Jose Fonte has been labelled as “ignorance” by the player.

Fonte initially struggled to impress since making his £8m move from Southampton in January, but his performances had improved before an injury in November ruled him out for up to three months.

I Started My Ministry with One Trouser, No Car - COZA Pastor, Fatoyinbo

Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Coza Ministry recounts how he started his ministry with one trouser and holes in his wife’s shoes.
He revealed this on his Instagram page while announcing a prestigious award given to him by the Methodist Church in Nigeria for their evangelistic works.

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.

APC Rode to Power on False Promises - Elder Statesman, Balarabe Musa

While speaking on the state of the nation at the 54th meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, on Monday, said the APC ruling rode to power on the back of false and empty promises.

According to Daily Sun, while taking a critical look at the state of the nation, almost three years into President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, the former governor of old Kaduna State, disclosed that the ruling party, which is riddled with internal crisis, has nothing to offer Nigerians than hardship for the nearly past three years if came into power.

Two Notorious Armed Robbers Who Specialize in Snatching Cars Caught in Ogun State (Photo)

The Ogun state police command has arrested two men who specialised in car snatching across Ogun state. The two, Damilola Omolegbe and Saidi Asirikoko were arrested at oko ape area of igbogila on Friday 8th of December 2017.

One of the suspects, Damilola Omolegbe contacted one Abimbola Olaore, a driver of Toyota Camry with registration number KJA 164 EX in order to hire his vehicle from Alimoso in Lagos to Igbogila on an agreed fee. On getting to oko ape area, he asked the driver to stop for him to ease himself only for two other men to emerge from the bush with dangerous weapons and tied him with rope after beaten him severely and dispossessed him of his car.

Nearly 900 migrants rescued off Libya arrive in Italy

Sicily on Monday welcomed nearly 900 migrants rescued in Mediterranean waters off the coast of Libya in the past few days, with many expressing relief at having escaped the “Libyan hell”.

More than 330 migrants rescued by Italian coast guard and other European vessels have already disembarked at Sicilian ports, Italian media reported.

Nigeria to Generate Record 8,129MW in 2018 - Fashola

The Nigerian Government on Monday said it is expecting additional 1,119 Mega Watts from generating plants that will go on stream next year. At the moment the country generates about 7,000 Megawatts..

The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said this at the 22nd monthly meeting of stakeholders in the power sector at Geregu, Kogi.

EFCC urges Nigerians to give confidential information on financial crimes

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged Nigerians to give confidential information on financial crimes and misappropriation going on in their areas.

Mr Johnson Babalola, the Zonal Head of EFCC in South-East, made the plea at the EFCC and Stakeholders’ Walk Against Corruption in Enugu on Monday.

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

Trading on a futures contract began at 6:00 pm (2300 GMT) on the Chicago board options exchange (Cboe) at a price of $15,000.

Actress Naomi Emmanuel, 'Nurse Titi' Finally Weds Her Lover (Photos)

Nollywood actress, Naomi Nkechi Emmanuel popularly known as Nurse Titi is officially off the market. Over the weekend the actress had her traditional marriage with husband Ambrose Amara.
The traditional marriage took place at the Oriental Hotels, Lagos as the couple could not hide how much they feel for each other.

How My Friend Surprisingly Sent Me N200million - Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win the 2019 general election, leaders and members of the party must go back to God in prayers and thanksgiving.

He also urged members in his political circle to re-dedicate themselves and restore their commitment to God.

Neymar's 222m Euros Test Against Real & Ronaldo to Prove He's the World's Best

It has all come down to this. When Neymar left Barcelona in the summer to join Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €222 million move, it was a clear signal of intent. And the transfer will only be a success if the Brazilian can lead the French side to the Champions League.

Neymar inspired the greatest comeback in the competition's history back in March as he helped Barca overturn a 4-0 first-leg deficit at PSG's expense in an amazing 6-1 win at Camp Nou.

Antonio Conte Reacts to Chelsea Draw against Barcelona

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has reacted to the Champions League round-of-16 draw that pit the Blues against the Barcelona.

Chelsea were drawn alongside the leaders of La Liga when the draw for the last 16 took place in Nyon on Monday.

Man Sold His Two Kids and Landlord's Son For N310,000 (Photo)

Detectives attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a father of five, Kingsley Oriakwu, for allegedly selling two of his children and his landlord’s son, NewTelegraph has reported. He sold the three children for N310,000.
Oriakwu was alleged to have abducted his landlord’s seven-year-old son, Gabriel, and sold him to a woman residing in Aba, Abia State. The suspect, who lives at Waheed Ogunseye Street, Kabowe, Meiran area of Lagos State, was also said to have lured the boy away from home and abducted him on October 20.

Nigerian Labour Congress Calls for Upward Review of Worker's Pensions

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba, has called for an upward review of pensions to help minimise economic hardship facing pensioners.

Mr. Wabba said this at the 16th edition of Pensioners Day Celebration in Abuja.

He said that the review of pension was long overdue, saying federal and state governments had been adhering to the constitutional provision.

Imo State house of assembly distances itself from the endorsement of Rochas Okorocha's son in law for governor

Imo State house of assembly distances itself from the endorsement of Rochas Okorocha

A new twist has emerged in the succession drama currently playing out in Imo State. Henry Ezediaro representing Oguta state Constituency had last week claimed that the Imo state house of assembly had unanimously endorsed Rochas Okorocha's son in law and chief of staff, Uche Nwosu as next governor but the legislative body through its Speaker, Dr. Acho Ihim has distanced itself from the claim.

2017 budget: FG to release fresh N750bn for capital projects

The Federal Government on Monday said the sum of N750bn would be released this week to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, gave the figure while speaking during a meeting with a delegation of investors from France.

“God Personally Revealed To Me That Tithe Honors Him” – Singer Obiwon

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Gospel Singer Obiwon has reacted to the Most Talked about bible scripture in Nigeria ‘Tithe’ And according to him, his an unashamed to Tithe, Because God Personally appeared to him, and told that Tithing honors him, so he will never stop, see his IG Post below!

3 Trump accusers finally speak about his alleged harassment

A Miss America contestant who accused President Trump of looking at her “like a piece of meat” in 2006 said Monday that his election was “heartbreaking.”

Samantha Holvey was joined by two other women, Jessica Leeds and Rachel Crooks, who also accused Trump of harassment on “Megyn Kelly Today.”

Kidnappers of Plateau state PDP chairman and his son demand N100million ransom

Kidnappers of Plateau state PDP chairman and his son demand N100million ransom

The abductors of Plateau state PDP chairman, Damishi Sango, and five others including his son who were kidnapped Wednesday evening on the Abuja-Jos Road, have contacted the family and demanded a N100million.

The victims were travelling to Abuja for the party’s national convention when they were ambushed in an isolated area of Kafanchan in Kaduna state and abducted. 

Outrage after Tanzania's president pardons two musicians serving life sentences for the rape of primary school pupils

Outrage after?Tanzania

The release of two musicians who were serving life sentences for the rape of primary school pupils is being widely condemned in the country by several child rights activists.

Kate McAlpine, director of Community for Children Rights in northern Tanzania, said she was “horrified but unsurprised” by President John Magufuli's decision.

Okezie Ikpeazu Hands Over To 14-Year-Old Girl As She Assumes Office As Abia Governor

Governor of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has handed over to the First Teenage Governor, Miss Joy Ezechikamnayo at the Government House Umuahia ,in the maiden edition of ‘Abia One day Governor’. Performing her first assignment, Her Excellency Miss Joy declared 12th of December Abia Teenage day.

22-Year-Old Heartbroken Lady Narrates How She Was Raped At Lagos Carnival

A lady has been left traumatized after allegedly being raped at the Lagos Carnival. According to the 22-year-old lady, Olukoya Ayomikun Ibukunoluwa, she was raped while a police officer looked on. The victim took to her social media page to narrate her horrific ordeal. Read below;

Champions League Last 16 Draw: Chelsea Face Barcelona, Real Madrid To Play PSG

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto.

Former Prostitute Completes Course At Bible College, Celebrates 3 Months Of Not Sleeping With Any Man

A lady identified as Sharon has just completed her discipleship and leadership course at the Miracle Bible college. The lady, a former prostitute from China and other countries underwent over five abortions, according to a report shared by her church, the Miracle Center Cathedral.

According to the report, in order to continue with her business, the lady used to lie about her age. She tried to abort the sixth one but it failed so she delivered the baby with so many complications.

"Buhari’s Ministers Are Unhappy" - Bishop Kukah

Matthew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto diocese of the Catholic Church, says President Muhammadu Buhari and some of his ministers are not happy.
Kukah said this in an interview with Abang Mercy , a social media expert.

The cleric said those currently in charge of this nation did not envisage that things would take this turn.

I Watched as Obasanjo Knelt Down Begging Atiku in 2003 - Idahosa Reveals as Atiku's Exit Still Shocks APC

While speaking in an exclusive interview with The Independent, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Charles Idahosa, who was also a former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Edo state, spoke on the defection of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Vice- President from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party.
Here are excerpts from the outspoken politician who also served as Special Adviser on political matters to former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole's interview;

Labour Party Welcomes Senator Kashamu

The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Abdusalam Paiko, has said that the party would gladly welcome the Senator representing Ogun-East Senatorial District, Senator Buruji Kashamu if he is willing to come on board.

Paiko said this at a press briefing in Abeokuta, organised to announce its readiness for the 2019 general elections.

Maryam Sanda the 'Husband Killer' denied bail

Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Jabi, Abuja, yesterday refused the oral application for bail made on behalf of Maryam Sanda, and ordered her returned to Suleja prison pending her re-arraignment next Thursday.

“I will not grant her bail; all arguments about her bail shall be taken together at the next adjourned date when other co-defendants will be in court. Therefore, the defendant shall be taken back to prison, he said.

89 per cent of Nigerians unhappy -Okorocha

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that 89 per cent of Nigerians are unhappy “in the real sense of the word happiness”.

According to him, only 4 per cent could really be happy to some extent, while 7 per cent might claim to be happy. He added that the vital aspect of human existence, which is happiness, must be addressed.

Why Libyan boat owners kill Nigerians, throw them into Mediterranean-Desert explorer

Chief Newton Jibunoh is widely known as the explorer who crossed the world’s largest desert twice has opened up on why Nigerians and African migrants are thrown overboard.

Jibunoh drove across the Sahara Desert in 1996 and  in his second Sahara expedition; travelled in the reverse direction from Nigeria to Europe.

43-Year Old Woman Rips Off Lover’s Testicle With Her Teeth

A woman has been convicted of biting off her ex-boyfriend’s testicle after he turned down her offer of a threesome.

Nunzia Del Viscio, 43, was ordered to stay in her home between 10pm and 6am for six months, and to pay her victim £500 in compensation for the attack.

Manchester City Was Lucky - Mourinho

Jose Mourinho feels the referee made "a crucial mistake" which proved decisive in Manchester United’s derby defeat against Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.
The Reds claimed for a penalty in the 79th minute when Ander Herrera went down under the challenge of Nicolas Otamendi but match official Michael Oliver chose to book the Spaniard for simulation and City went on to win 2-1 at Old Trafford.

“I Have Found Love”; Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend Says After Birth Of First Child Together

Georgina Rodriguez, the girlfriend of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has said they have become closer as a couple since welcoming their first child together. The model also told of her pride in her famous partner, with whom she said she has a “beautiful relationship”.

Rodriguez introduced her newborn daughter Alana Martina, who was born on November 12 in Madrid, in Hello! magazine and said: “It has definitely brought us closer. We’re happier together than ever.”

577 firms bid for NNPC Insurance Renewal Programme

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said it harvested and opened a total of 577 bids from companies seeking insurance renewal contracts for the its oil and non-oil assets.

The NNPC Group General Manager, Risk Management and Insurance, Modupe Bameke, said that apart from being a requirement of the Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, the public bids opening has become part of the Corporation’s tradition aimed at promoting transparency.

Meet 6 Year Old YouTube Millionaire who Made $11 Million Reviewing Toys This Year

If you haven’t heard of Ryan’s Toys Review, no one can really blame you, I mean, it’s literally all about a kid who unboxes toys and reviews sweets.

But Ryan is no ordinary 6-year-old, he’s a YouTube sensation who is the face of one of YouTube’s biggest kids channels.

Meghan Markle Toronto Home Up For Sale

This is the place Meghan called home while filming "Suits" in Toronto. The house is perfectly nice, but it doesn't compare to her new digs, although the square footage of the cottage she and Harry will be calling home is roughly the same.

APMT launches improved cold chain transport for farmers

An international container terminal operator, APM Terminals Inland Services, has launched a refrigerated truck operation to address spoilage of farm produce.
The service, which will be provided in conjunction with several international development groups, will deliver alternative cold chain transport for the country’s farmers.

Jose Mourinho ‘Hit On The Head With Water And Milk’ After Manchester United Defeat

Jose Mourinho was involved in a dressing-room clash with Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson after Manchester United’s derby defeat. The United boss is said to have had milk and water thrown at him as tempers flared following his side’s 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford, but this claim is refuted by City chiefs.

Sources claim Mourinho went to the door of the away dressing-room to ask City’s players to tone down their jubilant celebrations.

Lagos Baale crushes wife to death with Jeep

A traditional ruler in Ise Town, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State, Taibu Ogunbanjo, is currently cooling his heels in police custody for allegedly crushing his wife to death.

The baale runs a block-moulding factory at Folu, a community in Ibeju Lekki.

How Antar Laniyan escaped early death

Yoruba actor, Antar Laniyan, has said at a time he wanted to settle for the military over pursuing a career in the theatre arts. But, according to him, he is happy he didn’t later become a soldier because he would have planned a coup and being killed.

Speaking in a new interview, Laniyan said, “I had the desire to become a soldier at some point in my life because I’m a disciplined person. I think the desire to be a soldier made me who I am today. To be honest, I think I would have taken part in a coup if I had joined the military, and I would have been arrested and punished accordingly.

Why Nigerian victims of slavery cannot sue Libya, by Falana

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday explained why it will be impossible for aggrieved Nigerians, who are victims of slavery to sue the Libyan government.
He explained that the Federal Government is yet to deposit its declaration accepting the jurisdiction of African Court on Human and Peoples Rights at the court’s registry in Arusa, Tanzania.

EFCC freezes N905m in suspected slush account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen about N905, 941,696.87 in an account traced to a sole proprietorship company Rivlink International.
The huge inflows into the suspected slush account allegedly came from the Rivers State Environmental Sanitation Authority.