Sunday, 24 December 2017

‘Mad Over You’ Changed My Life- Runtown

Singer, Douglas Jack Agu, wouldn’t forget the year 2017 in a hurry. According to him, it was the year his entire life started to change.

Even though the singer had other hit songs before putting out the song, Mad Over You, he said that song actually launched him to greater heights. He told Sunday Scoop, “Even while recording the song, I knew it would be a very big song.

Christmas is an Abomination and a 'Blasphemous Pagan' Festival - Ex Presidential Aide, Reno Omokri

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world, but Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide to Goodluck Jonathan thinks otherwise.
Read what he wrote below;

Israel Withdraws from UN Agency Over Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that his country will withdraw from the UN cultural agency UNESCO.

Netanyahu had already announced in October that Israel would pull out of UNESCO following a decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw the U.S. from the agency for its alleged “anti-Israel bias.”

Tourists shun Bethlehem over Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

With Christmas just some hours away, tensions are simmering in the city of Bethlehem, Jesus birthplace and the region over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The controversial December 6 announcement by Trump unleashed demonstrations and clashes, including in the Israeli-occupied Bethlehem, where Christians will mark the birth of Jesus in a midnight mass.

President Buhari’s Christmas Message To Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari wants Nigerians to be patient with his administration as they join the rest of the world to celebrate Christmas.

He says better days are ahead.

The President in his Christmas message felicitates with all Nigerians, particularly Christians on the occasion saying: “The commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ is an important opportunity for us to show love to one another and encourage unity by spending quality time with our friends, families and the less-privileged.

Photos: LASEMA rescues homeless man from mud under Third Mainland Bridge

Photos:?LASEMA rescues homeless man from mud under Third Mainland Bridge

Today, a suspected homeless man who fell into a swamp at the sand-filled spot inward Iyana – Oworo, Third Mainland Bridge was Rescued alive by Emergency Responders from the LASEMA Response Unit. Full statement below... 

'To get Nigeria working again is the responsibility of each and everyone of us' - Atiku says in Christmas message

In his Christmas message to Nigeria, former vice president Atiku Abubakar says, 'to get Nigeria working again is the responsibility of each and everyone of us'.
Read his full message below...

'Don’t accept wrapped gifts from strangers' – Nigerian Police issues Christmas warning

Dibal Yakadi, the Commissioner of Police in Niger today advised Nigerians against accepting wrapped gifts from strangers during the Christmas and New Year festivities. 

Yakadi, who gave the advice in Minna in an interview said such gifts could turn out to be parcel bombs and be dangerous if opened.  He also urged the people to be security conscious, especially while attending public functions during and after festivities.

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois offered new deal that will make him world’s best-paid goalkeeper

Thibaut Courtois has been offered a package that will see him earn around £200,000-a-week at Chelsea.
Courtois is considering a return to Spain where his young family lives and, in a bid to keep the 25-year-old – who has 18 months left on his current deal – away from Real Madrid, the Blues have offered huge new terms.

Buhari’s 2019 victory is a forgone conclusion, says Marwa

Buba Marwa, former military administrator of Lagos state, says the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election is a “foregone conclusion”.
Marwa, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), told The Sun that Buhari’s victory would be a huge landslide.

Innoson CEO opens up on arrest by EFCC, says my ordeal not tribalism

THE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Innoson Group of Companies, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, says his recent arrest and detention by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC, early this week was not a tribal issue or an antagonism against the Eastern Nigerians (Igbos).

Speaking to some selected journalists yesterday, in his country home, Nnewi, shortly after his release, Chief Chukwuma confirmed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was behind the arrest through the auspices of a commercial bank that was deducting some money illegally from his account for over eleven years amounting to over four hundred million naira.

‘If given all the money in the world without good sex, I will cheat’ - Actress Juliet Njemanze

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Nollywood actress, Juliet Njemanze, in her interview with Vanguard talked about sex, relationship and money. According to the actress, apart from knowing God, sex is next thing topping her list.

“For me, apart from knowing God and all. Sex is the most important. He has to be good in bed. It’s definitely sex before money because you could give me all the money in the world, if I’m not sexually satisfied, I will definitely cheat on you” she said.

Fuel scarcity: We can no longer import and sell at N145/litre — Marketers

Against the latest round of fuel scarcity rocking many parts of the country, private oil marketers are calling for government intervention to enable them to access foreign exchange at a special rate for the importation of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol).

According to them, selling the product at N145 per litre is no longer feasible with the current exchange rate.

Apple Sued In More Than Three Federal Courts For Slowing Older Phones


Attorneys filed class action complaints in federal courthouses in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco on Thursday following revelations involving Apple’s newly disclosed practice of releasing iOS operating system updates that slow down iPhones with older batteries.

Gunman kills four at Christmas carol service in Kaduna

The Christmas festivity has taken off on a tragic note at Nindem village in Godogodo district of  Jema’a Local Government Area, Southern  Kaduna, with  the murder of four persons at a Christmas carol in the village.

A lone gunman stormed the village square on Friday  night as residents gathered for their annual carol and unexpectedly started shooting  sporadically, felling all victims.

‘I sold my kidney for N15m in Malaysia because of poverty’

‘I sold my kidney for N15m in Malaysia because of poverty’ lailasnews

A young adventurous Nigerian man from Irua, in Edo State, has narrated how he was driven by poverty to sell his kidney for the sum of N15million in Malaysia.

The man, identified simply as Abu, said he had travelled to Kuala Lumpur in 2008 in search of greener pastures, when he ran into some Malaysians, who told him he could make good money by parting with one of his kidneys.

Trump insults Nigerians - 'You need to stop leaving your huts to come to America'

The American President, Donald Trump surely does not have much regards for Nigerians?

Going by a special report yesterday by the authoritative New York Times on the style of the American leader.

The newspaper, in the report on Trump’s harsh immigration policy, described how he denigrated Nigerians at a meeting with his officials at a meeting in June.

Donald Trump Denies Making Racist Comments About Nigerians And Their “Huts”

Donald Trump has denied making racist remarks during a discussion about immigration in the White House. The New York Times quotes two anonymous officials as saying the President made a number of derogatory comments during a national security meeting in June.

He was reportedly enraged that his travel bans had been held up by US courts and by statistics on the number of people still entering the US from overseas.

Cristiano Ronaldo Meets With £40m Wonder Kid Ahead Of Real Madrid Move

Cristiano Ronaldo met with £39.6m wonder kid Vinicius Jr as the Brazilian visited Real Madrid for El Clasico match. The Flamengo starlet was visiting his next club with Los Blancos agreeing a £39.6m deal for the 17-year-old last summer.

The deal ensures Vinicius Jr will remain in Rio de Janeiro on loan next season, but his move will be rubber stamped next summer after turning 18 years of age.

The Very Sad Story Of Ex-Arsenal Defender Emmanuel Eboue Who Is Now Close To Suicide

Eleven years ago he was lining up to take part in the biggest club match in world football.

During an illustrious seven-year career in the Premier League , he pocketed millions of pounds in wages, lived in a mansion and drove flashy cars.

Now ex-Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue spends his days hiding from bailiffs, sometimes sleeps on the floor of a friend’s home, travels by bus and even cleans his clothes by hand because he has no washing machine.

Buhari Finally Bows To Pressure, Sets To Replace Ibrahim Magu With DCP Ahmed Abdulrahman As New EFCC Chairman

The President, according to Gong News has reportedly narrowed down to the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations at Police College, Kaduna, Ahmed Abdulrahman as Ibrahim Magu’s replacement.

Our source reported that the government is already combing the ranks of the Nigeria Police force for a worthy and less controversial replacement for Mr Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Sultan is leader of only Fulani Muslims, Egbe Omo Oduduwa writes Yoruba Muslims

Sultan of Sokoto, Army Colonel Saad Abubakar (retd) raised the banner of the National Question as against the “Religious Question” when he stated, at the recent retreat of Northern Senators and leaders, that he is the leader of the Fulani in Nigeria and West Africa.

The €3m SECRET DEAL Buhari Didn’t Want Nigerians To Know He Had With Boko Haram To Free Chibok Girls – Report

The Federal Government paid €3m for the release of some Chibok schoolgirls who were in Boko Haram custody, according to Wall Street Journal.

In 2014, Boko Haram insurgents had kidnapped 276 girls from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state.

My babymamas have no problem with the way I flaunt my wife - Oritsfemi

Singer Oritsefemi tied the knot with his woman Nabila Fash a fgew weeks ago.

He has since continued to flaunt her on social media with many wondering if his babymamas won't be jealous.

Wizkid Addresses Rivalry Between him And Davido

OJUELEGBA crooner Wikzid, is letting the world know his stance on his perceived rivalry between him and Davido.

Speaking with Sunday Scoop, Wizzy, as he is fondly called made it known he does not see Davido as a rival as his attention is placed on making good music.