Friday, 23 June 2017

Rivers Commissioner for Information, Austin George resigns

In what appears as a solidarity action, Rivers State Commissioner For Information and Communications, Austin Tam George, has resigned.

Wife seeks divorce over husbsnd's refusal to attend church with her

A housewife, Adenike Oladejo on Friday approached an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi Ibadan, seeking dissolution of her nine years marriage to her husband, Samuel Oladejo, over his refusal to attend Church with her.

John Dumelo's fan fights popular Blogger over negative stories about him

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has shared the message a fan sent him, disclosing he has unliked blog page of a blogger, who writes negative stories about the actor. Read below..

Saraki unperturbed by FG’s Appeal against CCT Ruling

Following the decision of the Federal Government to file an appeal against the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), which upheld the plea of no case submission he made on the 18-count charge of false asset declaration preferred against him, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, wishes to reiterate his earlier position that he remains unperturbed by the development.

Sharp Shooter FC, Agbado Emerged Winner of 1st Taiwo Afolabi U-17 Football Cup 2017

The 1st U-17 TAIWO AFOLABI CUP was played to honor Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group, who clocked 55 recently.

Eid el-Fitr: Abiola Ajimobi shares Ifar with Muslim Faithfuls in Oyo

The Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi on Friday shared Iftar with the good people of Oyo State, from Muslim faithfuls, to elders in the community, students, civil servants, young ones and citizens from different parts of state in great numbers. Continue to see more photos after the cut…

Toke Makinwa slays in new photos

Radio/TV girl, Toke Makinwa looked stunning in new photos taken before a TV talk show, which she had with Anele on SABC3 recently. She rocked a bridal dress from Orapeleng Modutle Style Avenue, South Africa. See more after the cut...

Evans obtained Ghana Passports for himself & family with fake, different names

Notorious kidnap kingpin Evans fraudulently secured Ghanaian passports for himself, his wife and his children with fake names. Evans was issued with a Ghanaian passport this year under a fake name, Asare Nelson in Accra.

Sheep reportedly gives birth to Human Lamb in South Africa

A sheep on Thursday reportedly delivered a human lamb in South Africa. This however generated lots of arguments and environmental concerns on Facebook.

Pastor beheads 7-yr-old boy, buries the head on church's altar in Lagos

A 26-year-old pastor, Erinmole Adetokunbo, and his accomplice, Adedoyin Oyekanmi have been remanded by a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting at Ebute-Meta for allegedly beheading a seven-year-old boy, Kazeem Rabiu.

Otto Warmbier buried amidst tears

The American college student, Otto Warmbier, who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after returning home in a coma has been buried.

Father of six caught having sex with a goat in Katsina

A father of six, 42, identified as, Babangida Garuba has been arrested by police in Katsina for having sex with a goat.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Ego Boyo, others support Widows on International Widows Day

Veteran Nollywood filmmaker, Ego Boyo and other women will on June 23 celebrate the International Widows Day supporting widows through Widows Trust Fund. She disclosed this on social media.

Customs Officer dragged to court for Drug Trafficking

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) officer, Ugwoke Emmanuel, was on Thursday arraigned by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on drug trafficking charges before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

Mariah Carey's billionaire ex, James Packer spends vacation in Tahiti

Mariah Carey's ex-fiance, James Packer was sighted aboard his yacht in Tahiti Thursday, while on vacation.

Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Aro, Abeokuta receive a boost

…named  as one of the ICD-11 Field  studies centers in Nigeria

Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, a foremost Psychiatric Hospital in Nigeria has been named by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the two (2) sites conducting the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11) field studies in Nigeria.

Manchester United player, Chris Smalling weds in Italy (Photos)

Manchester United player, Chris Smalling has walked down the aisle with his beautiful wife, Sam Cooke in Italy. Smalling has become the third Manchester United star to wed his partner during this season's break. Other Manchester United stars, who attended the defender's wedding include, Wayne Rooney and wife Coleen, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones and former United star and current Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck. Continue to see more photos after the cut...

Photo: John Dumelo goes into Agriculture

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has revealed that aside film making, he is into agriculture. He shared a photo of himself as a cattle rearer at his farm in Ghana.

Gunmen kidnap Daughter of top politician in Lagos

Bukola Adeosun, the 19-year-old daughter of All Progressives Congress, APC, councillorship candidate of Odi Olowo Local Council Development Area, Mr. Bode Adeosun, on Tuesday was kidnapped at Ilepeju area of Lagos.

Lagos Business School hosts, trains South African Bankers

Lagos Business School in partnership with Duke Corporate Education (South Africa) is hosting an International Executive Development Programme (IEDP) for the Banking Sector Education and Training Authority (BANKSETA), in Lagos, Nigeria.

Video of Bribe-taking Policeman with POS Machine Untrue – PPRO

The Lagos state Police Command has dismissed a video footage making the rounds on social media about one of its officers using a Point-of-Sale machine popularly known as POS to extort a commercial motorcyclist.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

My Life is in danger - Ita Giwa laments

Following her recent effort to expose the diversion of relief materials meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Dayspring Island, Bakassi, senator Ita Giwa has revealed that her life is in danger.

GMYT Foundation launch/ Graduation Ceremony holds Sunday

The official launch of GMYT Foundation and graduation ceremony will hold on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Hair Relaxer, Dye increases risk of Breast Cancer - Study

Common salon hair treatments can drastically increase the risk of breast cancer, a study suggests. Researchers at Rutgers University found there was an alarming increase in risk of developing the disease when certain women used dark hair dye and chemical relaxers.

Juliet Ibrahim is Global Ambassador for First-Ever World Kidney Day

Kidney cancer is a serious disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.  However, very few people in West Africa know even the basics about kidney cancer – what causes it, how to prevent it, or why it’s on the rise.

Kim Kardashian launches KKW Cosmetics in her Bel-Air Mansion

Kim Kardashian threw open her home for her KKW Cosmetics launch party on Tuesday night. Kim's brand new makeup line goes on sale Wednesday, so she threw a bash in her Bel-Air mansion, complete with Kanye, North, Kris Jenner.

Police discover 3 headless bodies in the home of 80-yr-old

Police in Osun State have arrested an 80-year-old man, Lamidi Abioye, after decomposing headless bodies were found in three shallow graves in his compound in Gbongan town, Ayedaade area of the state.

New set of 175 Nigerians return from Libya

A new set of 175 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya on Tuesday aboard a chartered Nouvelair aircraft with registration number TS-INA. The aircraft landed at 7.50 p.m. at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Popular South African actress shot after gunmen storm her home

A well-known South African actress has been shot and wounded during an attack on her home near the main city, Johannesburg, paramedics have said.

Prodigy was wheeled out of concert before his death

Late rapper, Prodigy fell ill on Saturday night, because during the after-party he was in such bad shape he was wheeled out on a stretcher and taken to the hospital where he later died.

Photo: Atiku Abubakar storm his farm to start new farming season

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has over the years embraced all kinds of agriculture. He shared a photo of himself in a farm, trying to kick-off a new season in his home town.

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West pay $45k to Surrogate for third child

Kim Kardashian and husband, Kanye West have made a deal with a surrogate to have another child. Kim has a condition, placenta accreta, which makes another pregnancy life-threatening.

Promasidor salutes Muslims at Ramadan

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of highly nutritious and fortified Cowbell and Loya Milk, has felicitated with Muslims in the country as the holy month of Ramadan gradually comes to an end.

Nollywood awaits Peter Bunor's last film, 'Tribe'

For obvious reasons, Tribe, a film from the stable of IGOSTEVE will pass as one of the most anticipated films in Nollywood. Aside being one of the last films which featured the acting skills of late Peter Bunor, before he took ill and unfortunately died, it has been dogged by many controversies albeit transformations since the film began recording in 2011.

Father chains his teenage son for stealing N2000 in Ogun

Policemen attached to Shagamu Police Division of the Ogun State Command on Tuesday rescued a 13-year-old boy, who was chained by his father for stealing his N2,000.

Saudi Arabia sacks & replaces Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Nayef

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has been sacked and replaced by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Quoting the SPA, Reuters said that a royal decree had been published to effect the change.

$115m Diezani Cash: EFCC Sets Surety Free as Jumoke Akinjide Turns Self In

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today withdrew the detention order against Honourable Aliyu Ahman Pategi who stood surety for Ms Jumoke Akinjide, a former Minister of State, Ministry of Federal Capital Territory under President Goodluck Jonathan, after she turned herself in at the Ikoyi office of the Commission in Lagos.

Florentino Perez insists Cristiano Ronaldo still has contract with Real Madrid

What would have been the most spectacular move of the season might not happen afterall, as Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, has said Cristiano Ronaldo is not going anywhere this summer and that they have received no offers for the player.

Photos: Kate Middleton imitates Princess Diana's sheer white dress at Royal Ascot

Almost four decades after Princess Diana flashed her legs in a sheer white skirt, Kate Middleton has emulated her husband's late mother with her own revealing ensemble at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. She was elegant in a bespoke Alexander McQueen lace dress.

Upgrade FMC Owerri to Teaching Hospital - Okorocha Urges FG

The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has urged Federal Government to upgrade Federal Medical Centre Owerri, Imo State to the status of a “Teaching Hospital”, saying that the medical Institution is long overdue.

Donald & Melania Trump dine with VP, Mike Pence & Wife (Photos)

President Donald Trump and first lady, Melania slipped had a low-key dinner at the home of Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen on Tuesday after a busy day. First Lady Melania was typically stylish in a black lace cocktail dress and black leather pointed pumps.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Oyo Education System Emphasizes Excellence in Character, Learning – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said that the state’s human capital development is premised on sanctity of human dignity, as well as complete education that emphasizes excellence in character and learning.

Rapper Prodigy dies at 42

Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, has died in Las Vegas at age 42. His publicist says he was hospitalized "a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis.

Pupils beat & club their Teachers in Kenya

Pupils of Kirimon Primary School in central Kenya have attacked the teachers, forcing the management of the school to close down.

Man dangles Child out of 15th floor building to get more "likes" on Facebook

A court in Algeria has sentenced a man to two years in prison for dangling a baby out of a window in order to attract "likes" on Facebook.

The man posted a picture of himself holding the baby out of a window in a high-rise building with the caption: "1,000 likes or I will drop him."

Buhari reportedly suffers speech impairment in London

President Muhammad Buhari, who left Nigeria 45 days ago to resume treatment for an undisclosed medical condition believed to be cancer, has developed speech difficulties, presidency sources said today.

Nigerian Man arrested for human trafficking, torturing & killing in Italy

A Nigerian known as "Rambo" has been arrested in Italy on charges of torturing and killing migrants held captive in Libya. The suspect named John Ogais, 25, was traced to a reception centre in Calabria in southern Italy.

Oyo to Install CCTV Cameras across the State

The Oyo State government will install close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in strategic locations across the state. The move, Governor Ajimobi said, would place Oyo among the league of states and communities under the “safe city project”.