Thursday, 5 April 2018

'Only proper accountability will secure the future of our youths'' President Buhari says

President Buhari says the insistence on probity, transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors is to secure the future of the country for all Nigerians, especially the youths.

Receiving a Letter of Credence from the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria, His Excellency Ketil Iversen Karlsen, at the State House, President Buhari said his administration will continually promote the culture of honesty and integrity in service, which will guarantee a better future for the youth.

You ruined Nigeria, your apology deceitful – Muslim group tells PDP

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has described the recent apology by the Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, over past mistakes of the party as deceitful and should not be accepted by Nigerians.

The Islamic group said the apology was half-hearted as it didn’t address whether or not the party will return funds allegedly stolen.

The PDP had said its apology to Nigerianswas to renew the people’s trust in its rebranded party.

IGP reinstates Kogi police commissioner


Ali Janga has been reinstated as the commissioner of police in Kogi, William Aya, the state police command spokesman, has confirmed.

Aya told NAN in Lokoja on Thursday that Janga returned to office on April 3 on the order of Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police.

Facebook reveals it has been spying on your Messenger chats


Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook chief executive officer, has admitted that his social network scans the content of private messages.

He said this on a podcast with Ezra Klein on the Ezra Klein show.

“We detected that people were trying to spread sensational messages,” Zuckerberg said.

We’ll expose our colleagues working against you – Northern pastors tell Buhari


The Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria has vowed to expose the pastors working against President Muhammadu Buhari.

John Richard, leader of the group said this when he led a delegation to the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.

He said among members of the group were archbishops and bishops from the 19 northern states, over 45,000 registered pastors, and millions of followers.

I can jump into fire for Buhari, I can do anything for him – Gov. Yahaya Bello

Yahaya bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said he would go to any length for President Muhammadu Buhari if he so request.

Bello disclosed this while reacting to President Buhari’s decision against the tenure elongation of national chairman, John Oyegun and National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Woman sets sex target for 15 year old girl at a Lagos hotel

A 25-year old woman identified as Elizabeth Ita has been arrested at a Lagos hotel for allegedly confining a fifteen year old girl to a hotel room and setting sex targets for her.

In a case of child abuse and molestation, the victim, Gloria Asuquo was rescued from Kolabo Hotel located at Ige Street in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos state, by the police.

Man Who Strangled Woman To Death During S*x Is Jailed For Six Years

A man who killed a 20-year-old drunk woman he met on a night out after strangling her during sex has been jailed for six years.

Mark Bruce, 32, choked Chloe Miazek at his flat in Aberdeen - nine days before she would have turned 21.

We’ll resist attempts to discredit Ekweremadu – Ohaneze

Ohaneze Ndigbo, the Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, said it would resist any attempt to discredit Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu.

President-General of the group, Chief Nnia Nwodo, in a statement on Thursday, in Enugu, said it was preposterous for the Federal Government to be carrying out unwarranted inquisition into Ekweremadu’s life.

Nigerian lawmaker’s son: Police offer £20,000 reward to find killer

The United Kingdom Police have offered a £20,000 incentive to anyone who can offer information that leads to the arrest of the killer(s) of the son of a Nigerian lawmaker.

Twenty-six-year-old Abraham Badru, who once received a Police bravery award, was gunned down in Hackney, east London, a few weeks ago.

Award Winner Drops Dead After Dancing From The Audience Onto Stage To Collect His Prize

This is the moment a charismatic award winner danced out of the audience and onto the stage to collect his prize - before dropping down dead seconds later.

Vishnu Pandey had a heart attack on stage as he was collecting an award at a bash for travel agents.

18 year old Nigerian, Israel Ogunsola, stabbed to death in the UK

 18 year old Nigerian, Israel Ogunsola, stabbed to death in the UK

18-year-old Israel Ogunsola pictured above was stabbed to death at a railway bridge on Link Street in Hackney, United Kingdom yesterday night April 4th.

Police officers who saw him after the attack said they tried to revive him with first aid but sadly, he lost the battle to survive and died at the scene of the incident. 

Mother killed and her baby is abducted during outing with friend

Mother killed and her baby is abducted during outing with friend

A 28-year-old mother has been killed and her child abducted in Delta state after they left home with a friend.

Helen Ehianu, who suffers from epilepsy left home on March 22, 2018, with a friend who promised to take her to a place where her epilepsy can be cured. But she was found dead in a pit at Obior community, in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, on March 24. She had been strangled and her leg broken. Her baby was nowhere to be seen, neither was the friend, and it is now believed that the child has been kidnapped.

''I feel blessed having a wife like you'' footballer, Ahmed Musa, celebrates his new wife, Juliet, on her birthday

Footballer, Ahmed Musa, took to his IG page today to celebrate his new wife, Juliet, who turns a year older today. In his post, Ahmed says Juliet is more of an angel than a wife.

The couple got married last year after Ahmed separated from his wife and mother of his two children, Jemila.

China Bans Online Sale Of Bibles

Bibles have been withdrawn from sale online in China despite an official claim from Beijing that it allows freedom of worship.

Searches for the Bible from online shops returned no results. At least one internet retailer,, was said to have been admonished for selling “illegal publications”.

Samuel Umtiti declares love for Barca after Roma rout

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti says he grabbed the badge on his shirt during Wednesday’s Champions League win over Roma to demonstrate his commitment to the club.

Umtiti celebrated Barca’s second goal at the Camp Nou by pulling at his badge and pointing to it after his shot had cannoned in off the post and then Roma’s Kostas Manolas.

Buhari: Nigerian youths deserve to inherit a prosperous country

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the more than 60 percent of Nigerians that fall into the age category of youths deserve to inherit a stable and prosperous country that they can be proud of.

He said his government would continue to work assiduously to prevent waste and depletion of the nation’s resources by corrupt Nigerians.

"Jonathan unaware PDP used Cambridge Analytica"

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan “wasn’t aware” of any use of Cambridge Analytica by his party in the country’s elections, his spokesman said Thursday.

The Nigerian government is probing claims that Cambridge Analytica, a British-based political consultancy, illegally used Facebook data in past election campaigns for the People’s Democratic Party.

Buhari congratulates Sierra Leone’s President-elect

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday congratulated Julius Bio on his election as the new President of Sierra Leone after the presidential election run-off on March 31.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President commended the people of Sierra Leone on the successful conduct of the presidential election run-off as well as the parliamentary and local council elections held on March 7, 2018.

$1bn arms fund: Commence action against Buhari now, PDP charges NASS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tasked the National Assembly to commence appropriate constitutional legislative actions against President Muhammadu Buhari for gross misconduct following what it called his unilateral approval of the sum of $1 billion from the national coffers to fight insurgency.

The party also called on Nigerians to reject and resist the renewed attempt by the Presidency to help itself with the huge sums of money, adding that the $1 billion is meant to finance President Buhari’s interests in the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention and 2019 Presidential campaign.

NLC decries delay in passage of 2018 budget

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has decried the delay in the passage of the 2018 nation’s budget by the National Assembly.

Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, NLC General Secretary, said this in an interview on Thursday in Abuja.

Ozo-Eson said the continuous delay in the passage of the 2018 budget was rather unfortunate.

House Of Assembly Leader Arrested In Ekiti State, Whisked To Abuja

The Minority Leader of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Gboyega Aribisogan, has been arrested by security agents and whisked to Abuja. Aribisogan, who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) last year, was arrested at about 6.30 am on Wednesday.

Before his defection, Aribisogan was suspended by the PDP-dominated House of Assembly, which accused him of disloyalty to Fayose.

Italy Discovers Deadly Disease With No Cure

A deadly bacterial disease with no known cure that ravaged olive groves in southern Italy three years ago has been detected in the French island of Corsica, industry officials said.

“The verdict is in,” Corsica’s olive growers federation SIDOC said in a statement. It said Xylella fastidiosa has been detected in the island’s olive trees, adding that a lab in western France is working to identify the particular strain.

"Mark Zuckerberg Should Zuck Off And Quit" - Investor, Scott Stringer Says

One of Facebook's major investors is calling on the social network to drop CEO Mark Zuckerberg from its board as part of a management shakeup.

Scott Stringer, New York City Comptroller and the person in charge of investing the city's $195bn pension fund, called on Facebook to add three new independent members to its board of directors and remove Zuckerberg as chairman of the board.

Woman Sets Sex Target For 15-Year-Old Girl In A Popular Lagos Hotel

A woman who brought a 15-year old girl from Akwa Ibom State, kept her in a popularly hotel and set sex targets for her has been arrested in Lagos.

The incident happened at the popular Kolabo Hotel located at Ige Street in Iyana Ipaja where the victim, Gloria Asuquo was rescued by the police.

It was gathered that the suspects arranged and brought the victim to Lagos under the false pretence of securing a good work for her.

Nigerians Too Ignorant Of President Buhari's Achievements - Garba Shehu

The Presidency on Wednesday, indirectly accused Nigerians of being ignorant of the many impacts of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration since 2015.

In educating Nigerians about the Buhari-led government, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said Nigerians should rather be counting their blessings that the administration has brought about economic emancipation for the country.

Saudi Arabia's First Cinema In Decades Set To Open

Saudi Arabia’s first cinema in more than 35 years will open on April 18 in Riyadh, the capital, the authorities said yesterday after agreeing with AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC.N) to open up to 40 theatres over the next five years.

Movie theatres will not be segregated by gender like most other public places in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom, and the first screening will be Marvel’s superhero movie “Black Panther,” a source familiar with the matter has said.

Kylie & Kendall Settle Tupac Tees Lawsuit

Kylie and Kendall Jenner are putting their legal battle with a Tupac photographer behind them -- the suit's been dismissed, and it appears they've reached a settlement.

According to documents, the photog, Michael Miller, agreed to drop his suit against the Jenner sisters.

Cambridge Analytica Video Used By Jonathan Against Buhari In 2015 Released

PoliticsNGR has obtained video footage released by the UK Guardian showing damning evidence that the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign tried to blackmail president Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.

The video x-rayed by our correspondent shows graphically violent images used to portray President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 elections, as a supporter of Sharia law who will brutally deal with opposition and negotiate with terrorists. This video was created by Cambridge Analytica for the Jonathan campaign.

Lady Suing Me For Millions Over Rape Is A Liar, She's 'My Girl'- Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons claims a woman accusing him of sexual assault sent him loving texts and even nudes after the alleged rape and her lawsuit is nothing more than a CASH GRAB.

Simmons says in new legal documents, he and Jennifer Jarosik had a casual relationship for over a decade and occasionally had sex but it was always consensual. He claims Jarosik frequently sent him loving messages and unsolicited nude photos including just weeks after the alleged 2016 rape and long after another 2011 sexual assault he claims she's publicly accused him of.

''You are a fraud,a rogue and a filthy looter'' FFK slams Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu

Kiss Daniel in search of a fan who returned his gold necklace after it fell off during a performance

Kiss Daniel in search of a fan who returned his gold necklace after it fell off during a performance

Nigerian singer, Kiss Daniel is in search of a fan who picked up and returned his gold necklace after it fell off during his performance, He shared a video on his page and captioned it; 

Obasanjo lacks moral integrity as an elder statesman, we should stop listening to him because he means no good – Otunba Ajiboye

Obasanjo lacks moral integrity as an elder statesman, we should stop listening to him because?he means no good - Otunba Ajiboye

More and more Nigerians are reacting to the latest comments by former president Olusegun Obasanjo where he once again said the Buhari led administration has failed.

According to Otunba Biodun Ajiboye, a former IT consultant cum politician who is also the National secretary, National committee of Buhari support Groups.NCBSG ‘Obasanjo lacks moral integrity as an elder statesman, interestingly he when he was president do you believe if he had done things very right, we probably would still have been in this situation as a country?

Blac Chyna Stroller Fight 'Victim' Comes Forward

Blac Chyna's 18-year-old boyfriend allegedly attacked two teen girls at Six Flags just minutes before Chyna was seen throwing her daughter's stroller around like a weapon.

TMZ got Alexis, who's also 18, speaking out for the first time about Sunday's melee, which she says started when she spotted Chyna's daughter, Dream, in a stroller. Alexis says Dream was being pushed by a nanny and Alexis complimented the nanny on how cute Dream was.

Rivers To Ban Street Trading As Traders Plead

Some traders at Diobu in Port Harcourt, yesterday, appealed to the Rivers government to provide affordable stalls before enforcing its ban on street trading.

They spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) following the seven-day ultimatum banning trading on Bishop Okoye Street in Diobu.

Bisi Onasanya throws another Nigeria’s most expensive wedding for Son, in Lagos and Dubai

Damilola, the son of billionaire former banker and property tycoon, Bisi Onasanya, got married last Saturday to Surat Oluwakemi Lawal, the beautiful daughter of Chief Razak Tunde Lawal and Mrs. Florence Irona Lawal in a traditional wedding ceremony that was as extravagant as it was expensive.

Bisi, the former MD of First bank, who is now the owner of The Address Homes, has shown that in or out of the banking sector, he is still a man of his people.

All players for the Super Falcons game against France arrive camp (pictures)

All invited players for the Super Falcons game against France have arrived camp in Le Mans and due to have their first training session at 10am today.

The game against France will be at the MM Arena in Le Mans tomorrow, Friday, April 6th, 2018 @ 8pm.

My husband got our neighbor pregnant – woman cries out

A woman who caught her neighbor with her husband in highly compromising position, has cried out for help as it is evident that the older neighbour is pregnant for her husband.

The woman who took to the social media to narrate her ordeal, explained that she travelled to meet her parents for Easter, but decided to come back home earlier than scheduled. Only to meet her husband at her neighbour’s place.

Opposition leader Julius Maada Bio sworn in as Sierra Leone president

Opposition leader Julius Maada Bio sworn in as Sierra Leone president Lailasnews

Opposition candidate and former military junta leader Julius Maada Bio was sworn in as Sierra Leone’s new president late on Wednesday, just hours after the elections commission announced his victory in a tight run-off poll.

He now faces the difficult task of rebuilding the impoverished West African nation’s economy that was dragged down by the world’s deadliest Ebola epidemic and a global slump in commodity prices.

No reported case of rape at Flavour’s concert – Police

No reported case of rape at Flavours Enugu concert - Police Lailasnews

The police in Enugu State command said they are not aware of any case of rape during a live musical show organised by Afro hip-hop star, Flavour, at Michael Okpara Square, in Enugu, on Saturday night. Reports, which emanated from the social media, alleged that about 20 ladies were raped at the event, which attracted a very large turnout.

The Enugu State Police Command had earlier disclosed that an unnamed individual was arrested while attempting to rape an unidentified lady at the concert.

Herdsmen kill man, wife, two children in Taraba state

Herdsmen kill man wife two children in Taraba state Lailasnews.jpg

Four members of a family were Wednesday massacred in Taraba state by the rampaging herdsmen. A 9-month old toddler, however, survived the attack, an eye-witness said. Police Commissioner, David Akinremi, who confirmed the attack and killings, said, the incident, took place in Bikka village of Takum local government area, the home of Governor Darius Ishaku and former Defence Minister Theophilus Danjuma.

The killing comes 11 days after Danjuma indicted the armed forces of “colluding” with the killers, asking Nigerians to arm themselves and balance the terror, otherwise they will all die one by one.

Nigerian singer Banky W signs endorsement deal with UBER

Banky W becomes Nigeria's first UBER brand ambassador lailasnews 3

Popular Nigerian singer, Banky W has been signed by the hail-cab service provider UBER as their brand ambassador in Nigeria. He will be the first Nigerian celebrity to be accorded such honour.

The obviously excited entrepreneur took to his Instagram page to make the announcement.

Banky W becomes Nigeria's first UBER brand ambassador lailasnews 4Banky W wrote:

Dapchi Girls Abduction Scripted To Make Buhari Approve $1bn To Fight Boko Haram‎ – Aisha

Yesterday, it was revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1 billion to Nigerian Defence authorities for the purchase of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country.

Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group on Wednesday made fresh claims on why Boko Haram abducted some students of Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State.

Church Members Attack Journalists In Court For Covering Their Pastor’s Case. Photos/Video

Magistrate Eke Spiff, Wednesday, caused commotion in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, when she ordered all journalists who came to cover a case of obtaining by tricks against the founder of the God is Able Mega Fire Ministry, Apostle Abiekunogho, out of her court.
Abiekunogho is standing trial for allegedly obtaining a Toyota SUV and 20,000 Naira from a member of his church, Seiyefa Sayou, through a false prophecy.

Unable To Pay N5,000 Fine, Engineering Graduate Opts For 5-Month Jail Term

An Ibadan North-East Magistrate Court has sent a 37 year-old engineering graduate, Segun Moses, to five and a half months in prison for stealing trailer batteries, 30 liters of diesel and a fowl.

In the charge sheet‎ number MNE/1065c/2018, the convict was arraigned with an accomplice, Femi Taiwo, on four counts of conspiracy and stealing.