Sunday, 8 April 2018

Aliko Dangote: Kenyans more corrupt than Nigerians

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Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has faulted Kenya’s leadership for their greed and persistent failure to place matters of national interest first when it comes to development.

Speaking to a renowned Kenyan journalist Jeff Koinange, he shelved his plans to build a mega cement factory in Kenya after being put off by top decision makers in the country whom he described as “more corrupt than Nigerians.”

Osun ranked most peaceful state in Nigeria

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Osun state has been rated the most peaceful state in Nigeria, followed by Kogi, Ekiti Kwara and Imo states.

The rating was done courtesy of the research findings of the Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP).

Brazil’s Lula da Silva begins 12 years prison sentence

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Former president of Brazil, Lula da Silva, has surrendered to the police to begin his 12-year prison sentence for corruption.

He was flown by police to the southern city of Curitiba, where he was tried and convicted in 2017.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan sentenced to jail, regains freedom

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Bollywood actor, Salman Khan, who was sentenced to 5 years in prison on Thursday has been granted bail by the court on Saturday while he appeals his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago.

67-Year-Old Pensioner Stabbed By Younger Girlfriend When He Tried To Dump Her

A British pensioner was stabbed by his Thai girlfriend when he tried to break up with her. Kim Fuller, 67, was knifed by his furious girlfriend during a fit of rage. The pensioner had been trying to break up with Wasana Kande, 38, but she lashed out grabbing a nine-inch long kitchen knife plunging it into Kim’s stomach.

PDP Chieftain Drives His Driver To His Wedding, Donates New Car To Him (Photos)

This is really nice... The Akwa Ibom State Peoples Democratic Party PDP Publicity Secretary, Comrade Barrister Ini Ememobong donated a new car to his personal driver, Mr. Otobong Umoh during his Solemnization of Holy Matrimony and Traditional Marriage held at Ikot Akpan Obong in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

6-Man Gang Attacks UNICAL Lecturer In Cross River State (Photos)

A University of Calabar, UNICAL Lecturer, Mr. Inyali Peter was attacked by a group of alleged thugs in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State. It was gathered that, Inyali, who is also the publisher of FearlessReports.Com and a Social Commentator was attacked on Saturday at his home town where he was rescued by the mobile police.

Offa Bank robbery: We counted 50 dead bodies – Vigilante group

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The Operations Commander, Vigilance Group of Nigeria, Offa, Kwara State chapter, Wasiu Adepoju, on Saturday, said vigilantes in the state counted about 50 dead bodies after the Offa Bank robbery on Thursday.

This was against the 17 people that was accounted for by the state Commissioner of police, Mr. Lawan Ado. According to the police reports, the victims comprise of nine police officers and eight civilians.

My mother checked if my virginity was intact till I married – Tope Alabi

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Popular Nigerian gospel singer, Tope Alabi, can be considered as one of the singer in the gospel music genre that truly inspires their listeners through their Spirit-filled songs.

The gospel singer opened up in a new interview with the Punch that she kept her virginity until marriage and her mother made sure she checked her regularly to confirm this.

I Was Never Appreciated In Nigeria- 2Shotz

It came as a rude shock to many when it was reported that Nigerian rapper, William Iroha, aka 2shotz, had become a photographer and filmmaker in the United States of America. After that, the last time 2Shotz made headlines was in 2015 for allegedly battering his estranged wife in the US.

"Why Senators May Oppose Buhari’s $1bn Security Equipment Fund" - Saraki

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that lack of due engagement with the parliament may force majority of senators to oppose President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval to withdraw $1 billion to fund purchase of security equipment.

Saraki also blamed unending Executive, Legislature friction on lack of consultation and collaboration between the two arms.

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower (photos)

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower (photos)

A fire broke out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York late on Saturday, the New York City Fire Department said.

There were no immediate reports of injuries. Smoke was reportedly seen rising from the Midtown Manhattan tower around 6:00 p.m. but later subsided. 

God is punishing PDP for its sins - Ex-Sokoto State governor, Bafarawa

God is punishing PDP for its sins - Ex-Sokoto State governor, Bafarawa

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, the former Sokoto State governor has said God is punishing the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) for its sins and urged members to intensify prayers to seek forgiveness from God.

At least 2 dead, 20 injured as driver mowed down diners on a packed restaurant patio before killing himself

At least 2 dead, 20 injured as driver mowed down diners on a packed restaurant patio before killing himself

No fewer than 2 people have died and 20 people injured after a driver ploughed through crowds outside the popular Grosser Kiepenkerl bar in Münster, west Germany on Saturday afternoon.

Jens Handeln, 48, a German national with "psyhological problems" drove a van at high speed towards families outside the bar in the university city, 300 miles west of Berlin. After mowing down diners, he shot and killed himself inside the vehicle at 3.27pm local time.

''You owe me N168k but doing N100k giveaway for the gram, pay me my money'' designer Ayo Van Elmar calls out media entrepreneur, Salma Nabila Phillips

This is a developing gist. Media entrepreneur, Salma Nabila Phillips(right), has been called out on social media by Fashion designer, Ayo Elizabeth Olaogun of Ayo Van Elmar label(left), over an unpaid N168,000 debt.

In a post shared on her page, Ayo Van Elmar said instead of Salma to pay for the services she rendered to her eight months ago, she is busy running a N100k giveaway on her IG page.

Raymond Dokpesi demands an apology from Lai Mohammed over the controversial 'Looters’ List'

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Raymond Dokpesi, the founder of Daar Communications has written a pre-litigation letter to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed for including his name on the list of alleged looters which Mohammed recently released to the public. 

In the pre-litigation dated April 4, 2018, Dokpesi, through his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), said Mohammed defamed him by stating on the list that he (Dokpesi) looted N2.1bn.