Saturday, 10 February 2018

A Woman Is Incomplete Without Marriage- Upcoming Nollywood Actress

Up and coming Actress and Scriptwriter Uche Uba started her acting odyssey in 2010. Uba was asked by Adetutu Adesoji is she believes women are incomplete without marriage and she said this;

Harry Kane strikes as Tottenham see off Arsenal to win North London derby

Harry Kane's header proved decisive as Tottenham Hotspur moved up to third in the Premier League with a 1-0 North London derby win over Arsenal at Wembley.

A low-key first half had featured almost nothing in the way of goalmouth incident, with Arsenal wasting several promising breaks with poor final passes.

Gang Diverts, Sells N50m Worth Of Generators For N440,000

Members of a gang, which specialised in stealing and diverting goods from the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos have been apprehended by the police.

Saturday Punch learnt that the suspects – Onyebuchi Okeke, Sopuruchukwu Eze, Sunday Chukwuwike, Sunday Nwachukwu and Onyebuchi Edeh – were arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team after they stole and sold off a 40-foot container containing 600 generators.

10 Policewomen Kidnapped By Boko Haram Insurgents Reportedly Freed.

boko haram abduct policewomen

Boko Haram has released some 10 policewomen, and University Maiduguri lecturers abducted last year while on an oil exploration trip in the Northeast of Nigeria. The victims were kidnapped in a raid by the militant group on a military/police convoy on Damboa road, near Maiduguri.

Their release followed a series of negotiations as directed by President Buhari and was facilitated by the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC.

Turkey court sentences NASA scientist to 7 years in jail

A scientist, who works for U.S. space agency NASA was sentenced to jail in Turkey, the private Dogan news agency reported on Friday, for being linked to an Islamic cleric the government blames for an attempted coup.

Serkan Golge, a dual U.S.-Turkish national, was sent to prison for seven-and-a-half years.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nears return as Manchester United vow to keep fighting

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is nearing a return to fitness as Manchester United seek to strengthen their grip on second place in the Premier League when they visit Newcastle on Sunday.

The former Paris Saint-Germain striker has struggled to get back to his best since suffering cruciate knee ligament damage during a Europa League victory over Anderlecht last April.

I understand Riyad Mahrez frustration – Kasper Schmeichel

Kasper Schmeichel understands Riyad Mahrez’s disappointment at his failed move to Manchester City, but says focus should be on Leicester’s form.

Mahrez’s proposed move to Premier League leaders Manchester City on Deadline Day broke down, with Leicester refusing to accept a £60m bid for the Algerian.

Zimbabwe opposition quarrel as Morgan Tsvangirai lies in hospital

Zimbabwe’s main opposition was embroiled in a power struggle on Friday over who is in charge of the party months before key elections, as leader Morgan Tsvangirai receives cancer treatment in hospital.

Two vice presidents of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party clashed openly over who is acting leader while Tsvangirai undergoes chemotherapy in neighbouring South Africa.

Ex-President Obasanjo not qualified to advise President Buhari – Charles Idahosa

Chief Charles Idahosa, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, on Friday said former president Olusegun Obasanjo has no moral justification dictating to President Muhammadu Buhari on whether to seek re-election or not.

Speaking in an interview, Idahosa, who was a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it is unfortunate that Nigerians are still allowing Obasanjo to hold them to ransom and dictate to them who governs them years after leaving office.

Ronaldo Fired Up For Real Madrid’s Crucial Week – Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo is extra motivated as Real Madrid enter a pivotal week of their season, according to head coach Zinedine Zidane.

Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo has fallen below his usually prolific goalscoring standards this season, with Madrid putting up a woeful defence of their league title – they lie fourth, 19 points shy of leaders Barcelona.

I Want To Manage Everton FC -Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney will begin coaching next season and has set his sights on one day taking over as Everton manager.

After 13 trophy laden years at Manchester United, Rooney returned to Goodison Park in the summer, and has become an integral part of the Blues first team.

EFCC To Reopen Corruption Cases Of 14 Former Governors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to reopen the corruption cases of about 14 former governors and other top government officials, according to a report by Leadership.
The report further revealed that the sums of money in the corruption cases involving some governors, their family members and some influential Nigerians are put at over N183 billion.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un invites South’s Moon Jae-in for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited the South’s president Moon Jae-in for a meeting in the North.
Mr Kim’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, verbally delivered his summit offer during a lunch meeting with Mr Moon at Seoul’s presidential palace as the South hosts the Winter Olympics, said Mr Moon’s spokesman.

Hot weather could lead to kidney failure, stroke, excessive bleeding

The current hot and humid weather nationwide, even in coastal areas, such as Lagos, is causing concern across the country, even as meteorologists and medical experts warn of its dangers on human and natural resources.

From an average temperature of 33 degree Celsius and 70 per cent humidity in Lagos to 39 degree Celsius and 11 per cent in Maiduguri, the excessive sweating and heath rashes have become regular these days, making it difficult for many, especially children, to sleep comfortably at night.

Kogi donates 15,000 hectares of land for cattle colony

Kogi State has keyed into federal government Cattle Colony programme by offering 15,000 hectares of land for the pilot scheme.

The offer was made yesterday by Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, via a written letter he presented to Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh.

Man loses rectum after long stay in toilet

A young man (name withheld) in China was rushed to hospital in the middle of the night after noticing his rectum had fallen out of his body.
He told doctors that he had been using his mobile phone while on the toilet for over half an hour  trying to poo.

NPA Moves to Take over Apapa Road Construction from Ministry of Works

Following the protracted delays by the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to construct the Tincan Island port access road and ease the gridlock, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has made a request to the Federal Ministry of Transportation for consideration to have the NPA take over the construction of Tincan Island port access road.

If our resources are not stolen Nigeria can be the greatest country anywhere – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria is great and has the resources. If our resources are not stolen, if our resources are used properly, Nigeria can be the greatest country anywhere in the world.

Osinbajo made this knwon at the burial ceremony of Pa Daniel Olajide Adebiyi, at St. Peter’s Anglican church, Otun-ekiti, Ekiti state, on Friday

2019: IBB’s camp split over Obasanjo’s coalition

There is anxiety in the camp of ex-President Ibrahim Babangida as the ex-military leader and political associates consider if he should join the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) or not.
There were indications that Babangida is under pressure to distance himself from the former President Olusegun Obasanjo movement and rather limit his contributions to his thoughts on the way forward for the nation.

My son’s wife treats him like a houseboy in his home –Taiwo, Obasanjo’s ex-wife

An ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Taiwo, in this interview with TUNDE AJAJA speaks on her son, the alleged troubles in his marriage and the stance of the father

It was shocking to hear that your son allegedly left his matrimonial home. Is it true that he’s missing or you know his whereabouts?

I don’t know where he is. Of the two children that I have, Olujonwo is my first child and only son. Nobody knows where he is. People are telling me not to make noise about it, but he’s been missing since last year and the whole thing is taking its toll on me as a mother. He wasn’t answering my call, but now the phone is switched off.

Nigerians now drink Methylated Spirits & Coca-Cola to get high

Nigerians now drink Methylated Spirits & Coca-Cola to get high

Youths in Nigeria are now drinking a mixture of methylated spirits and Coca-Cola to get high. Methylated spirits, also known as denatured alcohol, are any liquids that contain ethanol and additives to make them undrinkable.

“A 55-year-old fair-complexioned man from Edo state is God’s choice for Nigeria’s next President” – Prophet Tibetan

Rev. Marcus K. O. Tibetan, the foremost spiritual leader of the Celestial Church of Christ, Elisha Parish, Alakuko, Lagos, on Saturday, January 27, 2018, revealed that God was done with Nigeria ’s two leading parties: All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

It was reported that he made the shocking statement while speaking with newsmen at his parish during the launching of his new book entitled Revelation 2018.

Another Nigeria Executed in Saudi Arabia For Drug Trafficking

Apparently taking advantage of the delay by Nigeria to intervene in the alleged drug deals undertaken by Nigerians in the country, Saudi Arabia has executed one more Nigerian for drug-related offences.

Impeccable Vanguard sources confirmed that the suspect, whose name was given as Adam Idris Abubakar, was killed by the authorities on Tuesday, bringing the number of Nigerian drug detainees so far executed in the last four months to four.

South African pastor who sprayed his followers with the insecticide has been found guilty of assault

South African pastor who sprayed his followers with the insecticide has been found guilty of assault

South African self-styled prophet who sprayed his followers with insecticide has been found guilty of assault.

According to local media report, Pastor Lethebo Rabalago who is widely known as the Doom Pastor was also found guilty of contravening the Agricultural Stock Remedies Act, a court ruling said. 

Tyga reportedly wants DNA test for Kylie Jenner's baby as Stormi could be his child

Tyga reportedly wants DNA test for Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner has been a mother for only one week but she's already having baby daddy drama.

According to Radar online, Kylie's ex Tyga is demanding a paternity test because he believes Stormi might be his child, not Travis'.

Kim Jong-un's sister becomes first in family to step foot on South Korean soil as she attends the Winter Olympics

Kim Jong-un

Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has arrived in South Korea for the winter Olympics.

She is the first immediate member of her family to visit South Korea in more than 60 years this week. No member of the North's ruling family has visited South Korea since the 1950-1953 Korean war which divided the Korean peninsula.

Morgue worker sacked for having sex with corpse of murdered Big Brother star

Morgue worker sacked for having sex with corpse of murdered Big Brother star

A morgue worker has been sacked after it was discovered that he had sex with the corpse of a murdered reality TV star.

Oksana Aplekaeva was murdered in 2008 and her killer has never been found. After she was buried, police in Russia received new information so they exhumed her body and carried out new and more detailed forensic tests on her body. Those tests revealed that she had been sexually violated after her death and DNA led investigators to point the finger at a morgue technician identified only as Alexander, 37.

Secondary student tied to a pillar by a teacher as punishment

Secondary student tied to a pillar by a teacher as punishment

A picture of a secondary school student being tied to a pole by his teacher has gone viral.
However, it is not clear where it happened or the offense of the student. See more photos below...

Omarosa compares 'Big Brother' to White House: 'A lot of people want to stab me in the back'

Omarosa compares

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman, who is now starring in Celebrity Big Brother, has compared the cast of the reality show to her former colleagues at the White House in the season's debut episode on Wednesday.

Omarosa said that both the cast and her former White House coworkers would "stab her in the back" if given the chance.

Three killed in fresh attack on Benue community

Three killed in fresh attack on Benue community

Three persons have been confirmed killed while many others are still missing following an attack on Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area on Thursday night February 8th.

The Chairman of Logo local government, Nyajo Richard, told Channels Television that the attackers suspected to be herdsmen stormed the village around 8:00 pm in large number shooting at different directions and burning down houses in the village, in the process.

Gambia rejoins the Commonwealth of Nations 5-years after it withdrew

Gambia?rejoins the Commonwealth of Nations 5-years after it withdrew

Gambia is rejoining the Commonwealth, almost five years after it withdrew under the rule of ex President Yahya Jammeh who branded it a "neo-colonial institution". 

The occasion will be marked at the Commonwealth's headquarters in London later today.