Sunday, 31 January 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all Nigerians, to be vigilant and ready to work with security operatives in ending the war against insurgency. Reacting to the spate of suicide bombings in Chibok market, IDP's camp in Borno State and the Gombi market in Adamawa State.
President Muhammadu Buhari was among African leaders, who gathered at Addis Abba, Ethiopia. Other leaders present include, President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone and many others. See more photos after the cut…
Pop singer, Peter Okoye and friend, Samuel Eto’o flew together on Sunday from United Kingdom to Turkey for the soccer star’s big game. See more photos...
Actor, Idris Elba is celebrating a double-win at the 2016 SAG Awards, as he has made history. Not only is he the very first male to take home two SAG trophies in one night, but he is also the first black person to do so, too. Elba accepted the award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Beasts of No Nation as well as the trophy for Best Male Actor in a Television Movie or Mini Series for Luther. The actor took to twitter to celebrate the trophies, "You wait for one bus and TWO come along at the same time. Life innit. @SAGawards Thank you. Saaaaaaaagyyyyyy!!" he captioned the photo above.
Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday attacked Dalori Village near Maiduguri, Borno State and killed over 100 people. The operation was said to have started around 6:20pm and lasted for hours. The militants who operated unchallenged were said to have stormed the town in 10 Hilux vans and motorcycles dressed in army uniforms as they took their time to raze down houses in Dalori village also livestock were burnt after they had looted and carted away foodstuffs. Several civilians were burnt beyond recognition.
Obanikoro to EFCC: Stop this Media Trial, Publish Names of Directors & Signatories to McNamara Account
The immediate past Minister of State, Foreign Affairs and a former Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has challenged controversial online platform, Sahara Reporters and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sincerely publish the names of the Directors and signatories to the alleged Silva McNamara Limited account to the public as at when the said money was paid instead of demonising and deceiving Nigerians with vague, contrived and distorted information.
Leonardo DiCaprio won the Best Male Actor in a motion picture for his role in The Revenant at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) held in Los Angeles on Saturday night. DiCaprio got a huge hug from his former Titanic co-star Kate Winslet following his win. Continue to see more photos…
There has been so much concern about how the Federal Character principle has since its introduction in 1979, promoted mediocrity within the public service, and retarded national growth and progress. Introduced after the civil war to promote national integration, and to address the fears of sections of the country which felt marginalized, the Federal Character principle was meant to ensure that public service appointments reflect the country’s diversity: religious, ethnic, geographical and linguistic, and by extension, that resource allocation reflects the fact that this is a federal system and not a clan.
Ibrahim Oshafu, a medical personnel at Dalhatu Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia, Nasarawa State has been confirmed dead after contact with an infected Lassa fever patient. The late medical personnel who has since been buried was among members of the DASH rescue team, the facility being the only specialist hospital owned by the state.
Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) held on Saturday night at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles and top entertainers such as, Eva Longoria, Julien Mcdonald, Idris Elba, Leonard DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Nicole Kidman,Queen Latifa and many more made the red carpet. Continue to see photos from the red carpet and full list of winners…
Saturday, 30 January 2016
An SUV was robbed by armed robbers along Ibadan-Ijebu Ode around 4:00-5:30pm on Saturday. The occupants of the vehicle were suspected to have been kidnapped by the criminals as their whereabouts remained unknown. See more photos…
A man said to be a Brazilian has fashioned a grass trimmer out of a household blender attached to a stick. Instead of using a lawnmower, he makes do with a blender and a stick. The man happily trims the grasses in a footage uploaded to YouTube. The man seems particularly proud of his invention as he shows it off. Brazilian blog Tata News described the man as Brazilian in the caption that accompanied the video. It read: 'In times of crisis - Brazilian invented lawn mower with blender.' Continue to see more photos...
It has come to the notice of the Defence Headquarters that Boko Haram, in their desperation to cause colossal havoc, have now devised a new method where they dress like mad persons to gain unsuspecting access to public areas to detonate bombs.
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At the least seven people have died as a passenger boat capsized in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, on Saturday, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has confirmed. The 20-passenger capacity boat was said to be conveying 17 passengers from Ijede enroute Badore when it capsized at about 10.20am on Saturday.
The National Agency for food and Drug Administration and control (NAFDAC) has sealed Kev. Chem. Industry cosmetic in Enugu for alleged not registering the company with the agency and selling of fake products.
Soon-to-emerge new Hollywood power-couple, singer, Mariah Carey and billionaire businessman, casino mogul, James Packer have gotten a new home. They are paying $250, 000 a month for the mansion that’s said to be located in a friendly environment. The newly engaged couple were said to have gotten the mansion as a result of the crop of friends they keep, which ranges from Hollywood A-list actors to singers. According to Daily Mail, “the cliff-top perched mansion, is inside the ultra exclusive gated community The Oaks in Calabasas, Los Angeles. The plush rental property features a sprawling 18,000 sq ft mansion on a one hectare property, that is rumoured to be two houses away from Kourtney Kardashian's, among other celebrity neighbours. Continue to see photos of the masion…
Page Six has given details of the late iconic musician, David Bowie’s Will and how he shared his wealth to his family before death. He left about half of his $100million fortune as well as a Manhattan apartment - to his wife Iman.
Famous talk show host, Oprah Winfrey turned 62 on Friday and went hiking with friends. Oprah who has lost a lot of weight recently got bouquet of flowers from her close pals. "What a great way to celebrate. Grateful for the sunrise birthday hike from #ownpack!" See more photos...
The deputy director, regional tax office, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Abumere Joseph Osagie has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for abuse of office and bribery. He was arrested following a complaint about his attempt to extort a University proprietor N5million.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigation into the alleged diversion of $2.1bn meant for arms procurement under the immediate past administration of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has to the two sons of former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro.
Blac Chyna was on Friday afternoon arrested at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for drunk and disorderly conduct aboard a flight. She allegedly screamed at the flight attendant and called her, “Nasty bitch”, when she boarded a connecting flight to London.
Friday, 29 January 2016
Following the EFCC questioning, the management of Leadership Holdings Limited, publishers of Leadership newspapers, has returned the N9 million it received from the Presidency through the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria as compensation for the seizure of its publications in 2014.
President Muhammadu Buhari late yesterday in Nairobi called for an intensification of intra-African trade and acceleration of the pace of economic integration across the continent.
Speaking at a banquet in his honour at the conclusion of his state visit to Kenya, President Buhari said that the expansion of trade relations between Nigeria and Kenya in recent years should be replicated by all other African countries to speed up the pace of economic development on the continent.
The above photo of Kendall Jenner has been nominated for “Instagram Photo of the Year Award”. The photo was one of the top ten photos on Instagram last year. Congrats to her!
A suicide bomber, who said to be a little boy has detonated an explosive in a crowded market in Gombi, Adamawa State on Friday. Early reports on the scene say that the explosion has killed many people.
The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) have rejected claims from Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh that he spent the sum of $4, 000 from his personal pocket to feed players of the Super Eagles during their training camp of Pretoria in South Africa.
Information has that the Supreme Court of Nigeria has sacked all Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislators, including Stella Oduah, Andy Ubah from Anambra State from the Senate and House of Representatives. New Senators now are, for Anambra at the Senate now Chris Ubah (Anambra South), John Emeka (Anambra North) and Annie Okonkwo (Anambra Central). Details later...
Senator Stella Oduah (Anambra North) has called for the establishment of an inland container terminal in Onitsha, Anambra State to enhance production. She emphasized the need to encourage more export in the face of the dwindling economy.
Singer, Sean Tizzle and Adunni Ade are on the dual cover of new issue of Jasmine Magazine. They were styled by Rikaotaobyme, Jason Porshe, Kenepisode1 Clothing, Onpoint Clothing and hairstyle was handled by Bernard Smiles, while makeup was done by Topal Touch, Tooshmebeauty.