Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Buhari congratulates BolaTinubu at 65

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with former Lagos State Governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 65th65th birthday.

Photo: Soldiers Camouflage as Trees in Sambisa Forest

Photo has emerged of Nigerian soldiers camouflaged as trees in Sambisa forest. According to sources, the human camouflage was one of the ways in which they captured Sambisa Forest.

Video: Dino Melaye mocks people behind his certificate scandal

Senator, Dino Melaye has mocked his critics on social media, after the Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University testified that he graduated from the institution.

#BBNaija: Marvis rolls weed for herself & Bally in the house

Camera caught Big Brother Naija housemate, Marvis, rolling what appeared to be weed in the house on Monday. She later explained that it was tobacco and not weed. The brand of cigarette, mostly cheaper than the ones already rolled, is common abroad.

Power Couple, Kim Kardashian & Kanye West out for dinner date (Photos)

Entertainment power couple, Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West stepped out on Sunday for dinner date.

One die as two rival gangs battle in Mushin

Two gangs of hoodlums battled each other at Alamutu and Akala streets in Mushin area of Lagos on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and scor. The fight, as gathered, was spill-over of Sunday’s fight, following an interruption of a candle light procession by Alamutu Boys.

Monday, 27 March 2017

I Don't have Houses in Maitama – Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibrahim Magu has denied owning any house or houses in the Maitama area of Abuja.Reacting to a report captioned, Magu Under Fresh Probe over 2 Abuja Mansions, which appeared in The Sun Newspaper of Saturday March 25, 2017, the EFCC boss dismissed the story as a work of fiction and threatens legal action against the newspaper and the authors of the story. 

Businessman arraigned for N4.4m Dud Cheque

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday March 27,2017 arraigned an Enugu based businessman, Nicholas Emenike before Justice C.C. Ani of the State High Court, Enugu on a two-count charge bordering on obtaining the sum of N4,467,500 ( Four Million, Four Hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand, Five Hundred Naira Only) under false pretense and issuance of dud cheque.

EFCC Docks Suspected Internet Fraudster

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 27, 2017, arraigned one Gbenga Yusuf John, a suspected Internet fraudsters, before Justice A. M. Nicol-Clay of the State High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery.

Buhari reportedly works few hours daily over health issues

There are concerns that the health of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is reducing his working day. He returned from extended medical leave in London earlier this month where he was being treated for an undisclosed illness. He said on his return that he would still need medical check-ups.

Rapper Nay wa Mitego released from custody

Tanzanian rapper Nay wa Mitego has now been freed from police detention after being arrested over the lyrics of his latest song. He was greeted outside a police station in the main city, Dar es Salaam.

Obasanjo’s wife files case to stop son’s wedding

One of the wives of former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, has filed a suit at an Ikeja High Court seeking a court order to stop the wedding of their son, Olujonwo Obasanjo.

Dangote is Recruiting

Dangote Group of companies is looking for a Fleet Store Officer. Qualified candidate should email CV and cover letter to NASCONcareers@dangote.com by March 31, 2017.

Announcing the First Edition of the Lagos Biennial “Living on the Edge”

"Living on the Edge", the first edition of the Lagos Biennial of contemporary art will be held from the 14th October to 22nd December 2017 in six different venues across Nigeria’s metropolis. The artist-run biennial will attract over 40 international artists from 20 countries including: France, Iran, Mozambique, Kenya, Norway, Afghanistan, Germany, Switzerland, South Korea, Ethiopia, Angola, Senegal, Greece, United Kingdom, Sweden, Ghana, Spain, Egypt, Russia, and Nigeria. The biennial is organized by the Akete Art Foundation.

Iyanya Headlines Industry Night Special At Hard Rock Cafe

Mavin Records artiste, Iyanya will officially unveil his new EP to fans and industry stakeholders at an Industry Night Special event holding at the Hard Rock Cafe, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday March 29, 2017.

AMAA seeks enduring partnership with Lagos...Hosts Nominations in Kigali

Organisers of the prestigious pan-African reward and recognition platform for professionals in the film industry, Africa Movie Academy Awards have asked for an enduring partnership with the Lagos State Government as the host state for the 13th edition of the awards scheduled to take place on Sunday 11th June, 2017.

Tanzania rapper arrested for insulting President in his new song

Popular Tanzanian rapper, Emmanuel Elibariki, who performs as Ney wa Mitego, has been arrested for releasing a song called deemed insulting to the government. 

Daddy Freeze reacts to the report of dead child brought back to life in Lord's Chosen Church

Cool FM’s On Air Personality (OAP), Daddy Freeze has reacted to the report of a dead child, who was claimed to have been brought back to life after Lord’s Chosen Church pastor prayed on Sunday. According to reports, the child died on the way to the church, but was not confirmed dead before the said prayer. Continue reading…

Saraki currently quizzed by committee investigating seized SUV

Senate President, Bukola Saraki is currently being quizzed by the senate committee on ethics and privileges, over the seizure of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) belonging to the senate.

Secrets to Becoming Wealthy - By Reno Omokri

Don’t ask for money from wealthy men. Ask for friendship. A beggar of a rich man is poor. A friend of a rich man becomes rich.

Ambode presents Neighbourhood Safety Corps in Lagos (Photos)

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday formal presentedof the Neighbourhood Safety Corps, to enhancing security all over the state. The Neighbourhood Safety Corps are expected to assist and complement the police by providing useful intelligence for crime prevention. See two more photos after the cut…

mediaReach OMD wins Young Lions Media, Nigeria Competition

mediaReach OMD Nigeria, the leading media agency in West Africa, has won the Young Lions Media,  Nigeria Competition and Young Pro Media - West Africa Championship.

With these feats, mediaReach OMD will represent Nigeria at Cannes in June 2017 for the Cannes Young Lions Media - Global Competition.  By winning the 2017 edition of the competition, mediaReach OMD will be representing Nigeria for the 8th time at the Cannes, since 2008.

Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Tony commends Heritage Bank for promoting Nigeria culture

Most recent evicted housemates at the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Offiong Edet Anthony (Thin Tall Tony), visited Heritage Bank Corporate Communication office in Lagos over the weekend.

Drunk driver crushes five children to death in Akwa Ibom

No fewer than five children were on Sunday crushed to death at Ukana Ikot Oku Etim area of Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, by an alleged drunk driver.

CBN reduces Exchange rate for Travel Allowances, School Fees to N350

The Central Bank of Nigeria has reduced the exchange rate for travel allowances, medical allowances, and school fees from N370 to a dollar to N360 to a dollar.

UBA grows Profit before Tax By 32%, declares Final Dividend per Share of 55kobo

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, the pan-African financial services group, operating in 19 African countries, has released its audited 2016 full year results, showing significant growth in gross earnings and profits, an attestation to its resilience, enhanced productivity and geographic diversification, evident in the impressive contribution from its African subsidiaries.

Seyi Law & Wife, Stacy Ebere celebrate 6th wedding anniversary with new photos

Comedian, Seyi Law and wife, Stacy Ebere are celebrating their 6th wedding anniversary. "Mercy speaks for us. Grace got us. Favour is our companion. Happy Wedding Anniversary to Us," he said. See one more...

UNILAG Student slumps & dies after returning from night outing with a man

An undergraduate of Chemistry at University of Lagos (UNILAG), simply identified as Tope has slumped and died after returning from a night outing with a man.  They added that Tope could have been saved if she was promptly attended to at the centre.

Another Suicide man rescued while trying to jump into Lagoon in Lagos

Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has once more rescued a man from jumping into the Lagoon, on Third Mainlad Bridge on Sunday.

Reno Omokri on Widespread of Suicide

Reno Omokri has spoken on widespread of suicide in our society (as seen above).

Kim Kardashian trying for third baby

Kim Kardashian West is trying for baby no. 3. Kardashian West reveals she is struggling with the possibility of a high-risk pregnancy as she and husband Kanye West try to conceive again.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Nigerians call out TBoss over Bassey's Eviction

Alot is being said on social media following Bassey's eviction, as Nigerians call out TBoss insinuating she's responsible for Bassey's eviction. They are saying the TBoss theory is real that “Any one who goes close to TBoss always gets evcted.”

BBNaija: Bassey evicted from the house

Bassey is the latest Housemate to be Evicted from the Big Brother Naija show. Other housemates, who were up for eviction include, TBoss, Debie-Rise and Bally.

Omoni Oboli & her sons feature in Motherhood In-Style Magazine on Mothers' Day

Actress, Omoni Oboli and her three sons featured in Motherhood In-Style Magazine to celebrate the Mothers' Day. They look very lovely!

Unemployment made Me Impersonate Lagos Land Use Officer – Suspect

A 37-year-old man, Olaitan Shofolahan has been  arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command for impersonating officials of the Lagos State Land Use Charge has blamed unemployment as the cause of his action.

Agric Sector can Generate over 40m Jobs with Quality Seeds – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for development, production and distribution of quality seeds to farmers in Nigeria in order to boost agricultural output and create over 40 million jobs for the unemployed population.

Egypt convicts 56 over migrant boat sinking that killed 200

An Egyptian court has sentenced 56 people to prison over the capsizing of a migrant boat that killed more than 200 people in September.

Photos from Betty Irabor's 60th Birthday

The publisher of Genevieve Magazine and founder of Pink Ball, Betty Irabor on Saturday celebrated her 60th birthday with a back to the 70’s Soul Train-themed party. She rocked a jumpsuit by Toju Foyeh and a big Afro with a silver hair, she also got her face beat from Pro-Makeup Artist, Banke Meshida. Continue to see more photos...

Checkout Oby Ezekwesili''s Family Photo as husband celebrates her on Mother''s Day

Above is the family photo of Oby Ezekwesili, with her husband, Chinedu Ezekwesili and their two sons. Mr. Ezekwesili shared the photo to celebrate her on Mother's Day.

Man dies while watching WWE Match

A fan died in the stands of a live WWE event Saturday night. An elderly man reportedly collapsed out of his seat in the corner stands as the 2nd match of the event began at a house show in Portland, Maine.

Amber Rose throws Pool Party for her Personal Assistant, Isaiah Joseph’s Birthday

Super model, stripper, Amber Rose and her friends threw a pool party for her personal assistant, Isaiah Joseph’s birthday bash. And she has this to say about him,  "...Yes he’s my personal assistant but also my brother and friend. Joe I love you so much, I will always be ya Muva and have ur back forever! You’ve made my life better in so many ways. I’m so lucky to have you bro! You’re such a genuine spirit and anyone that could ever be around you is lucky, I know I am. May God bless you more and more every year my darling!" Continue to see more photos...

3 persons killed, 3 others set ablaze during fresh attack in Benue

Three persons, have been killed, three others set ablaze on Friday in an alleged reprisal on Kasa, Angbaaye, Alabar, and Ayati communities in Zaki Biam Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.

Donald Trump enjoys dinner with Ivanka Trump & son-in-law,a day after he was angry with them

President Donald Trump was spotted at a dinner with Jared Kushner and daughter, Ivanka Trump on Saturday, one day after he was reportedly annoyed at the couple for being absent during the healthcare vote.

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Drunk Man dies after falling from four storey building

A drunk man, Tyler Wyatt has died after falling from four stories after leaning against an apartment window screen in Brooklyn. The 21-year-old, was believed to have been drinking while attending a house party in Williamsburg when he fell to his death early Saturday morning, according to New York police.

Babatunde Fashola visits Ambode in Lagos (Photos)

The former Governor of Lagos State, Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) on Saturday paid a visit to Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode at the Lagos House, Ikeja.

Fashola promises Refund of N124bn to Ogun

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has assured the Ogun State government of the refund of N124 billion spent on the construction of Federal Roads across the state.

Mr. Fashola gave this assurance in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Friday, after he led a team from the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to Ogun State on an inspection and assessment tour of the federal roads and the ongoing Housing project of the Federal Government in the state.

Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez out for low-key Dinner Date

Jennifer Lopez and her new man, Alex Rodriguez went out for a low-key dinner date on Friday night. They had the meal,  which lasted for two hours at the Hotel Bel-Air in California.

First Speaker of Gombe House of Assembly, Abdullahi Kwado dies at 75

Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammad-Kwadon, who was the first Speaker of Gombe House of Assembly has died at the age of 75. Alhaji Habu Abdu, a lawyer and son of the deceased, confirmed this on Saturday.

Photos from Premiere of Omoni Oboli's 'Okafor’s Law'

Okafor's Law premiere held on March 24th 2016 had a 3 part event - Cocktail, Movie Screening and an After Party. The cocktail was ongoing when a court injunction was served that the movie cannot be screened.

Study finds Dogs can detect breast cancer with 100% accuracy

Researchers now trained dogs to recognize cancerous rags from non-cancerous ones. With just six months of training, a pair of German Shepherds became 100-percent accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, the team said.