Sunday, 4 March 2018

I Really Want To Marry & Have Children, I Think About This Every Day – Fawehinmi ’s Son

Mohammed Fawehinmi is the first child of late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi. After a car accident in 2003, the 47-year-old lost his ability to walk. He told Eric Dumo how the incident changed his life and how he has managed to keep hope alive.

Ekiti broadcaster escapes death over ‘offensive’ phone calls

Popular independent broadcaster in Ekiti State, Dele Alagbon, has escaped death after attacks by unknown individuals who considered his programmes ‘offensive.’

Alagbon, who is also known as ‘Omo Olope’ in entertainment circles, was waylaid and attacked by a three-man gang on a motorcycle on his way home along Igirigiri road, Odo Ado, Ado-Ekiti last Wednesday night.

My boyfriend loves it the way I flaunt my bum on Instagram – Pat Ugwu

One of the biggest headaches of an actress is keeping a romantic relationship as most men believe their lives are always in the open and thus susceptible to promiscuity. In fact many of them have confessed losing the love of their lives as a result of their craft.

While some have accepted their fate and kept true to their calling at the expense of having a man to call their own, a few have succumbed to the pressure from their lovers and have waved the profession goodbye to have a man to return home to every night.

42 Year Old Nigerian Virgin Continues To Keep Her Virginity, After Her Husband Died A Day After Their Wedding, 18 Years Ago

A Lady on Twitter, has shared encounter with a lady she happened to meet in a bus – the most amazing part of this discovery is the lady’s faithfulness to her late husband.

The lady never got the chance to be disvirgined by her husband as her husband died a day after their wedding – she’d before his death made a vow to keep her chastity, and this she’s done for 18 years now.

Woman Sanctioned For Wearing Trousers To Igbo Meeting In Lagos.

An Igbo woman, Mrs. Esther Nweke who went to Ohanaeze Ndigbo Social Cultural meeting wearing a trouser, got what she did not bargain after she was nominated to say  prayer at the meeting in Lagos.
The traditional rulers, chiefs and other leaders present at the meeting sighted her with her trouser and immediately ordered her to stop the prayer and pronounced that she had committed an abomination.

$41 million private jet declared missing

 •A Bombardier Global 6000 business jet

A sleek Bombardier Global 6000 business jet sporting tail number ZS-OAK has been declared missing by the bank from which money was borrowed to buy the luxury jet.

The jet belonged to South Africa’s notorious Gupta family, whose alleged corruption helped trigger the scandals that recently forced President Jacob Zuma out of office. But the Guptas bought the plane with help from a $41 million loan from Export Development Canada, or EDC, Canada’s state-owned export-import bank.

Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote builds N1.2bn Business School in Kano

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote yesterday,March 3rd, commissioned the N1.2 billion Business school he built inside the Bayero University campus, Kano state.

According to reports, the Business school will serve as an incubation centre for entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial development in the country, comprises of lecture theatres, libraries, offices and cafeterias among others.

Sola Salako Talks Tough About Life, Why She Married 'Late'

I put late in quote because marrying at 50 might be late to the society, but really it all depends on the individual. Not everyone is meant to come on earth and give birth or get married. Some are meant to live for others, change the world. In many cases, marriage, kids limit you. It's not a sin to come to the world and go back single. Most people even get married and miss it. Miss their purpose and even miss the most important of it all-- Heaven. While some are lucky, they get married and their husband/wife will change their lives for good and make them discover the reason they were created.

Cows take over Abuja International Airport

Cows take over Abuja international airport lailasnews

Coming after the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) tendered an apology to Air Peace Airlines and its passengers, over a runway incursion incident which involved cows and further prevented the Akure airport bound flight from landing for some minutes, new photos shared on Twitter shows cows taking over Abuja international airport.

Here’s a tweet which confirms the invasion of Abuja International Airport by cows;

Man kills himself outside White House

There was perplexity in front of White House on Saturday after a man fatally shot himself in the head along the north fence of the U.S. president’s abode.

Reports say authorities were withholding the man’s name until relatives were notified.

Pakistan elects first female Dalit senator

Pakistan elected its first female senator from the lowest Dalit caste over the weekend, in polls which also saw the ruling party strengthen its hand ahead of general elections in the Muslim-majority country.

Opposition candidate Krishna Kumari Kohli’s surprise victory stirred a wave of optimism on social media, as Pakistanis celebrated the rare win for a woman from a marginalised community that lies at the bottom of the Hindu caste hierarchy.

Fiorentina Captain Found Dead In His Hotel Room

There are shock reports in Udine that Fiorentina and Italy defender Davide Astori has died in his sleep.

The centre-back turned 31 in January and was the captain of the Viola squad, with 14 senior Italy caps and one goal to his name.

12 year old girl gains freedom after allegedly chained for 4 years

12 year old girl gains freedom after being chained for 4 years by Mistress lailasnews

A 12 year old girl identified as Faith Nwanja has just been freed from her  mistress who allegedly kept her in bondage for four years. The girl, who is reported to be a native of Okofia community in Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State was rescued through the facilitation of the Ebonyi State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Abakaliki.

Her kinswoman, (name withheld) who also hails from the same Okofia community in Ezza South and took Faith to live with her in Onitsha, Anambra State, subjected her to all manner of inhuman treatment.

Bishop: Don’t be deceived by ‘prosperity’ pastors

Christians have been challenged to be forthright in all their dealing as believers.

They were also urged to ensure they have good knowledge of who and what Christ personified in order to be clean and upright.

Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Egbu, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Okorafor, gave the charge in his sermon during the pastoral visit to St. Peters Church, Okolochi, in Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State.

Ex-Burkina Faso soldier suspected to have been in extremist attacks

A former Burkina Faso soldier may have participated in Friday’s simultaneous attacks by al-Qaeda-linked extremists on the army headquarters and heavily-guarded French Embassy in the capital, killing eight soldiers and injuring more than 80 others.

The government has launched an investigation and French military experts are expected in Ouagadougou later Sunday to help with the probe, according to a government statement.

Conspiracies against Buhari’s second term

If there ever were any doubts that President Muhammadu Buhari plans to run for a second term, those doubts should have dissipated by now. What with all the reconciliation meetings and feasting by chieftains of the All Progressives Congress. Yet, were Nigerian politics normal, he would lose by a landslide. And one can blame it at least in part on conspiracies.
It would not be through the efforts of the Peoples Democratic Party, which is splintered at all levels: federal, state and provincial. Nor would it necessarily be by the act of Buhari’s rivals within the APC. Buhari’s undoing will come from a conspiracy of history, Boko Haram, and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association.

Court remands teenager, three others in prison for allegedly stealing church properties

A Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo, on Friday ordered that a teenager, identified as Ogunniran Opeyemi (19), Fatai Mumuni (40), Rafiu Akeem (20) and Omisakin Sunday (20) be remanded in Ilesa prison custody for allegedly stealing a guitar, valued at N150,000, one Plasma television, four DVD players, two laptops and other items, being properties of Union Baptist Church, Odiolowo, Osogbo, Osun State.

President Buhari to attend Ghana’s 61st anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart for Accra to attend the Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary,

According to the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the main ceremony would hold at the Ghana;s Independence Square on Tuesday.

I don’t welcome visitors while watching Arsenal match –Femi Okunnu

Eighty-five-year-old former Federal Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Femi Okunnu (SAN), talks about his life and career with TOLUWANI ENIOLA

Where were you born?

I was born at Dr. John Churchill Vaughan’s Hospital at Victoria Street, Idunmota, Lagos, on February 19, 1933. Dr. Vaughan, a medical doctor and politician, was the founder of the Nigerian Youth Movement and one of the earliest students of King’s College, Lagos.

Six feared killed in Ebonyi boundary clash

The renewed boundary dispute between the people of Enyigba, Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and their neighbouring Alike community, Ikwo Local Government Area of the state has claimed six lives.

Also, properties worth millions were destroyed when armed youths from Enyigba reportedly stormed Alike shooting sporadically at villagers and setting houses ablaze.

‘Tell my parents I’m in trouble’ — nurse abducted in Rann speaks

In the audio sent to one of her male friends, Leman who spoke in Hausa demanded that her parents be informed that she had been kidnapped.
Running and panting, the victim said: “We are under attack in Rann. They are shooting everywhere please pray for me; please go and tell my parents that I am in trouble.

Saudi Arabia plans to auction off detained billionaire’s 923 cars

Saudi Arabia plans to auction off detained billionaire' s 923 cars lailasnews

Saudi Arabia authorities are preparing to auction off billions of dollars of real estate and cars belonging to billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company as they look to hasten an end to one of the kingdom’s longest-running debt disputes.

The billionaire was reported to have been arrested by Saudi Authourities in 2017 for unpaid debt dating back to 2009 from his company, Saad Group. According to an inside source, Al-Senea’s debt could be between 40 and 60 billion Saudi riyals, or $10.6 and $15.9 billion at today’s exchange rates.

From April 1, women can have Saudi visa without male support

Saudi Arabia is set to start issuing tourist visas to unaccompanied women for the first time in its history from April.

The landmark move is part of widespread reforms dubbed Vision 2030 designed to lessen the ultra-conservative kingdom’s dependence on oil.

Bishop Fagbemi: Dapchi schoolgirls abduction confirms that there is insecurity

The Bishop of Owo Diocese, Rt. Rev’d Ayodeji Fagbemi, said the recent abduction of the 110 Dapchi girls in Yobe State, has confirmed that there is insecurity in the land.

Fagbemi stated this in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, during the 35th Anniversary of St. Andrews Cathedral Anglican Church, Owo.

Arsene Wenger: Top four ‘almost impossible’ for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has conceded it will be “nearly impossible” for Arsenal to finish in the top four after Sunday’s Premier League defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion.

The Gunners suffered their fourth defeat in a row in all competitions at the Amex Stadium, where goals from Lewis Dunk and Glenn Murray were enough to seal a 2-1 win for the home side, despite Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang halving the deficit.

If el-Rufai is for war, we’re ready for a bigger war - Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says if Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, is for war, “we are also for war and a bigger war”.
He said this after meeting with the panel the All Progressives Congress (APC) set up to look into the crisis in the state.

Magistrates, Sharia Court judges threaten strike in Niger

Magistrate’s and sharia court judges are set for a showdown with the Niger State government if the conditions under which they operate are not improved.

The law officers had already given the state government a 21-day ultimatum within which to address all the bottlenecks associated with the performance of their duties or they would shun the courts.

Wesley Sneijder retires from international football

Midfielder Wesley Sneijder is retiring from international football after 15 years and a record 133 appearances for Netherlands.

The Dutch Football Association announced the retirement on Sunday after new coach Ronald Koeman visited 33-year-old Sneijder in Qatar, where he plays for Al Gharafa.

Oby Ezekwesili reveals she is thinking of Running for Political Office

Oby Ezekwesili says she is thinking of Running for Political Office - BellaNaija

Former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG)movement, Oby Ezekwesili, has said she is considering running for political office.
In an interview with Channels TV, Ezekwesili said her role with the BBOG movement doesn’t preclude her from seeking a political position.

Chelsea Player, Victor Moses Speaks Ahead Of Manchester City Clash Today.

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Chelsea star, Victor Moses, has said that the club are good enough to beat Manchester City on Sunday in the English Premier League. Moses is confident that the blues can inflict just a second defeat of the season on Pep Guardiola’s side, who are currently the league leaders.

City have been superb this season, and the Citizens will go into Sunday’s tie against the Premier league champions boosted, following their win over Arsenal in their last match.

2019 Election; Atiku Abubakar To Make Formal Declaration In Two Weeks

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will formally declare his intention to seek the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s election in a fortnight. The declaration is scheduled for Abuja, according to the National Chairman of Atiku Cares Foundation and Director Youth of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation (AACO), Aliyu Bin Abbas.

Marriage Not Responsible For My Limited Movie Roles –Uche Jombo-Rodriguez

Actress, Uche Jombo, has refuted claims that her 2012 marriage to a Puerto Rican, Kenney Rodriguez, has affected her acting career.

Last year, it was rumoured that the union, which is blessed with a son, was in trouble, but the actress quickly addressed the issue on her Instagram page, pleading with bloggers to stop spreading negative news.

Drama As Married Nigerian Man Pulls Out Belt And Flogs His Wife After She Slapped His ‘Young Side Chick’ At A Cinema

There was a mild drama at a cinemas in Lagos after a married man allegedly beat his wife after she confronted him and his side chic at the cinemas.
The man was reported to have taken the young lady to the Cinemas to watch a movie and have fun, but unknown to him, his wife had trailed them right to the cinemas.

Saudi Arabia imposes levy on frequent Nigerian pilgrims

Saudi Arabian authorities have imposed a compulsory levy equivalent of N163,000 on all prospective Nigerian pilgrims, who have performed Hajj or Umrah in the last two years.
The Saudi Arabian authorities also introduced a five per cent Value Added Tax on all services, excluding food items and medical drugs.

2019: Atiku to make formal declaration in two weeks

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will formally declare his intention to seek the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s election in a fortnight.
The declaration is scheduled for Abuja, according to the National Chairman of Atiku Cares Foundation and Director Youth of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation (AACO), Aliyu Bin Abbas.

Ex-President Jonathan condemns killing of UN aide workers in Rann

The immediate past president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the killing of United Nations staff by Boko Haram insurgents.

Jonathan condemned the spate of killings in the country, particularly the recent attack that led to the death of international aid workers in Rann, Borno State.

My Words On Dj Cuppy, A Joke- Ushbebe

Comedian Ushbebe has said the words he used on Dj Cuppy calling her a bad DJ, was nothing but a JOKE. He emphasized it was not only Dj cuppy that he cracked a joke on and also mentioned others he joked about. According to him, it was a comedy show and people at the show understood and the person that culled out that part alone is only seeking attention. He said;

Commercial motorcyclist kills father, stabs step-mother

Mr. Ifenayi Oguejiofor, 27-year-old commercial motor-cycle operator (Okada), has been arrested for allegedly killing his father and stabbing his step-mother.

He was alleged to have killed his father with a knife and nearly stabbed his mother to death in Abatete community in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

We are ready for trade war – China tells Donald Trump

China, the world’s second biggest economy fuelled fears of a trade war when it warned Sunday that it is ready to hit back at the United States if it harms its economic interests.

It was China’s first response since President Donald Trump unveiled steel and aluminium tariffs.

Eden Hazard: Kevin De Bruyne friendship will be put aside at Etihad Stadium

Eden Hazard insists his friendship with Kevin De Bruyne will be put to one side as Chelsea try to derail Manchester City’s procession to the title.

Champions-elect City can move to within four victories of a maiden title under Pep Guardiola by beating the current champions at the Etihad on Sunday.

Jay-Jay Okocha inducted as German Bundesliga legend

Former Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha has been named as one of the German Bundesliga legends.

The former Nigeria international joins Ghana legend and Caf deputy general secretary, Anthony Baffoe, in the 11-man legends network that will be flying the Bundesliga flag across the world.