Tuesday, 28 February 2017

NPDC’s Daily Crude Oil Production to Rise to 500,000b/d, Gas, 1500mmscf

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has expressed its commitment to grow the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company’s, NPDC, crude oil production to 500,000 barrels per day by 2020. The Corporation said it would also grow NPDC’s gas production to 1500mmscf per day within the same period.

Arms Scam: Obanikoro's Wife, Morufat, Loses House to FG

Justice Y. Halilu of the FCT High Court, sitting in Jabi, Abuja on Monday, February 27, 2017 ordered the forfeiture of a property belonging to Moroophat Obanikoro, the wife of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, pending the outcome of corruption investigations into her husband and children.

Graphic Photos: Kidnappers kill 3 Bakassi Boys in Aba

Gunmen on Tuesday shot three Bakassi Vigilante boys in broad daylight along Aba Owerri road, Aba, Abia State. The incident which took place before MCC Junction claimed the life of three vigilante men.

Super Eagles' Chisom Egbuchulam joins Swedish Club, BK Hacken on loan

Nigeria footballer, Chisom Egbuchulam has joined Swedish club BK Hacken on a season-long loan from Enugu Rangers. He has the option of a three-year permanent move to the 2016 Swedish Cup champions.

Bukola Saraki, others receive Australian Ambassador & his Delegation (Photos)

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and other Senators received the Australian Ambassador to Nigeria, Paul Lehmann and his delegation, who were on a courtesy call to Nigerian Senate. Continue to see more photos…

Man gets severe burns after e-cigarette explodes inside his pant pocket

A Canadian man, Terrence Johnson had a very hot date with his wife when an e-cigarette battery erupted inside his pant's pocket leaving him badly injured.

Police arrests Phone Thieves, warns Lagos Residents to shun London Used Phones as they're stolen

Police in Lagos on Tuesday arrested two mobile telephone thieves with different brands, types and sizes of phones. It was disclosed that stealing the phones through various means such as, at gunpoint, pickpocket and in traffic, they repack them as London used phones.

Banky W & his Dog survive House Fire

Rnb singer, Banky W and his pet dog on Tuesday morning survived a severe fire in house. According to him, the fire engulfed one of his airconditioners downstairs and spread to his staircase upstairs. He said was impossible for him to escape through the front door as the black smoke was so thick that he could not see through. He ran for safety and climbed through the back door, where his neighbours helped him.  Continue to read his testimony…

Actor Ken Erics Ugo oozes cuteness in New Photos

Nollywood actor, Ken Erics Ugo is a year older today. The talented filmmaker, who can pass for a model took to his Instagram page to share very cute photos, showing his looks in corporate and traditional dresses. In one of the photos, he said, "I COUNT IT ALL JOY! THANK YOU LORD FOR EVERYTHING. I AM REALLY GRATEFUL. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME." Continue to see more photos after the cut...

Obasanjo visits El-Rufai as he attends Kaduna International Trade Fair (Photos)

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday paid a visit to the Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai. His visit is part of the activities in the ongoing Kaduna International Trade Fair. See one more photo…

41 Nigerian Human Trafficking Victims & their Traffickers return from Mali (Photos)

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday evacuated 41 Nigerian girls who were trafficked to Mali for forced labour and sexual exploitation. Six  persons alleged to be  human traffickers, were also arrested and brought back to the country alongside their victims.

Cobhams Asuquo releases Tracklist for forthcoming 'For You' Album

Multi-award winning music producer, musician, Cobhams Asuquo has released the track-list for his new album "For You". The long awaited release drops in less than two weeks after 5 years of writing, recording and collaborating. The 14-track album features Grammy, Stellar and Dove award-winning producer Aaron Lindsey, singer/songwriter Claire Hendershot and our very own Nosa. The album pre-order goes live in just a few hours! Below is a sneak peak of the full list of 14 tracks on the album which drops on March 12th...

Zenith Bank declares N129.65bn profit after tax

Zenith International Bank Plc has declared a profit after tax of N129.65 billion and a final dividend of N1.77 per share for the financial year ended December 31, 2016.

Stop meddling into Security Issues – Military warns Amnesty International

Nigerian Military wishes to warn International Non-Governmental Organisations operating in the country such as Amnesty International (AI) and their affiliates to desist from meddling into security issues in our country which is inimical to national interest, cohesion and unity.

Three Nigerians faint on board Turkish Airline Plane (Photo/Video)

Three Nigerians on board a Turkish Airline plane fainted due to nonfunctional air conditioners. According to the passenger, the cabin crew refused to allow them to leave the flight, as a doctor tried to resuscitate the passengers, who have fallen ill. "It is over o! 3rd person don faint! AC ain’t working n they not letting us out," they wrote on Instagram. See video after the cut...

Plane crashes into two Homes killing many

A plane on Monday crashed into two homes and sparked a huge fire, killing at least four people in Riverside, Southern California.

Kim Kardashian & son, Saint West in cute photos

Kim Kardashian and her son, Saint West on Monday night shared never-seen-before photos of herself and son, Saint West. “Me and my Sainty boo a few months ago,” the reality TV star captioned her photos of him strapped into his high chair. The mother and son duo have shared lots of photos together recently, flaunting their matching Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Zebras. See more photos after the cut…

Monday, 27 February 2017

Kunle Afolayan drags Omotola Jalade, Funsho Adeolu, Norbert Young, others to ‘The Tribunal’ movie set

Prolific Nollywood filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has kicked-off the production of a new movie entitled, ‘The Tribunal’. Top actors, whoare starring in the film include, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Funsho Adeolu, Norbert Young, and many others.

Residents tie Tortoise on Electric Pole to avoid paying bills

Residents of a certain community in Ibadan, Oyo State now tie tortoise on electric pole to avoid paying bills.

RRS arrests two Danfo Buses & one Commercial Motorcycle in Lagos (Photos)

Officers of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Monday impounded two Danfo buses and one commercial motorcycle (okada) over traffic offences in Ketu and Mile 12 area of Lagos state. Continue to see more photos after the cut...

Air Peace Flight with 105 Passengers loses tyre at Lagos Airport

A passenger aircraft belonging to Air Peace had a burst tyre on Monday morning at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos. The incident happened when the aircraft was taxiing to take-off to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja. The aircraft had 105 passengers on board at the time of the incident.

Truth about Plane that hovered over TB Joshua’s Church will soon be out – Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode has disclosed that he has something to say about the plane that hovered over TB Joshua’s church, before it collapsed and killed 126 people. He said he will write about it, but is still researching on it.

Army, DSS capture Suspected Chadian Terrorists in Gombe

Sunday afternoon, Nigerian Army troops, in conjunction with elements of the Department of State Services (DSS), after painstaking efforts of tracking, arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to the Albaranawi faction in Gombe, Gombe State.

Petrol Tanker goes up in Flames in Lagos

Petrol tanker on Sunday went up in flames at Apapa, Lagos state. Officials from the Lagos state Emergency Management Authority LASEMA were able to put out the fire without losing any life and property to it.

Man returns N900K mistakenly paid into his Bank Account to EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has urged the general public to be good and patriotic citizens by reporting any money deposited mistakenly into their various accounts.

EFCC declares former Banker, Aisha Shettima Nur wanted

 The public is hereby notified that Aisha Shettima Nur is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for money laundering.

Muma Gee officially files for divorce from Prince Eke

Popular singer, Muma Gee has filed for divorce from her husband, Prince Eke. Her publicist, Don Saint disclosed the reason behind her action, alleging that she suffered domestic violence.

Kogi introduces Whistle Blowers Policy

Kogi State Government has introduced Whistle Blower Policy with immediate effect. See statement below...

Graphic Photo: Gunmen abduct, kill, bury popular Traditional Healer in Nasarawa

The traditional healer, Dr. Dennis Nakowa, who was abducted, killed and buried in a shallow grave by gunmen from his residence at Moro Village in Akwanga area of Nasarawa state on Friday, February 18, has been given a proper burial.

Beach Soccer World Cup draw holds in Nassau

The Draw Ceremony of this year’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup finals will hold in Nassau, capital city of The Bahamas on Tuesday, 28th February 2017.

World Speech Day Lagos Ikeja holds March 15

World Speech Day is dedicated to celebrating speeches, speech making and raising ideas. There will be a host of live speaking events, taking place across the world on the same Day. These events may be small and local, or large and global. They could be at a school in London, or a church in Mexico, at an Agency in Nigeria, or at the UN General Assembly.

DSS explains why Gabriel Suswam was arrested & interrogated

The Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to inform the public that on 24th February, 2017, between 2100 hours and 0242 hours, the Service executed a search warrant, at the property of Dunes Investment and Global Properties Ltd, located at No 44 Aguiyi Ironsi Way, Maitama-Abuja.

Photos of Rotimi Akeredolu on his first day in office

 The new inaugurated Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu has on Monday officially begins his tenure as the state governor. The governor placed his portrait on the wall before attending to business of the day. Continue to see more photos…

Woman suffers rare health condition that makes her smell like fish & onion

A woman, Kelly Fidoe-White, who suffers an extremely rare condition causing her to constantly smell like fish has revealed the extraordinary lengths she goes to get through life. She has lived her entire life with Trimethylaminuria, a disorder more commonly known as “fish-odour syndrome”.

Egbe Alu Dundun emerges Best Drum Band at Goldberg Excellency Tour in Ilorin

Ayotola Owolabi, Assistant Trade Marketing Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc, presenting a cheque of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira to Egbe Ayanwale Band, winner of the second prize at the Goldberg Excellency Tour in Ilorin on Sunday. With them are Muyiwa Oshinaike, chief judge of the Traditional Drummers Contest (1st from left) and Josiah Akinola, Assistant Brand Manager, Regional Mainstream Brands, Nigerian Breweries Plc (1st from right).
Egbe Alu Dundun has clinched the overall prize in the traditional drumming contest at the Ilorin edition of the Goldberg Excellency Tour on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Oscars Gone Wrong: The Confusion on Best Picture Award

The last category to be awarded at the Oscars ceremony is the Best Picture. It’s supposed to be the key moment at the event but this time it really didn't go to plan, as Faye Dunaway and co-presenter, Warren Beatty ended up announcing the wrong name.

Fidelity Bank Reiterates support for Agric-Value Chain funding

Fidelity Bank Plc., one of the country’s leading financial institutions has pledged to support ongoing efforts aimed at strengthening Nigeria’s agricultural value-chain by providing innovative funding schemes and technical advisory services to Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) and Commercial agribusiness projects. The Bank’s Head, Agric Division, Omobola Odubanjo disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday while delivering a keynote address at a breakfast meeting organised by Nigerian-Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (NNCC) in strategic partnership with Fidelity Bank.

Full List of Winners at 2017 Oscar Academy Awards

The 89th Oscar Academy Awards held on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Viola Davis, who bagged her first Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, got inducted into one of the most prestigious acting clubs in the world, EGOT. Continue to see full list of winners…

Ex-Benue Gov, Gabriel Suswam arrested with Guns & 45 car keys

The former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has been invited by the Department of State Services, DSS, to clear the air on arms and ammunition seized from exotic cars in a luxury apartment in Abuja said to belong to him.

Big Brother Naija: Gifty Powers visits Heritage Bank (Photo/Video)

R-L: Fela Ibidapo, Group Head, Corporate Communications, Heritage Bank Plc; Omobolaji Mogaji, Media Sales Executives at Multichoice and Gifty Powers, Big Brother Naija's housemate, during her visit to the bank's head office in Victoria Island Lagos, weekend. 
The newly evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Gifty Powers, at the weekend visited Heritage Bank’s head office in Victoria Island, Lagos. See video below...

Corps Members, others die in car accident in Delta

On Sunday two members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), alongside four unidentified travelers died in ghastly auto crash while traveling from Effurun to Sapele, on Warri-Benin Expressway.

Man begs for Prison Sentence after killing his ex-wife’s Husband

After killing his ex-wife’s husband, Ashimiyu Ademola last week, 43-year-old man, Adebisi Akinrinmola, at Ajebo village, Ijebu-Igbo area of Ogun State, has begged that he should not be sentenced to death, saying the devil made him do it.

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Manchester United wins EFL Cup Final 2017

Manchester United Football Club on Sunday won the EFL Cup final 2017 after defeating. Southampton 3-2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice, including netting the winner three minutes from time, to help Manchester United beat Southampton 3-2 and win the 2017 EFL Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Obiano & Okorocha settle rift as David Umahi emerges Chairman South East Governors' Forum

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano and Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha have settled their rift on Sunday. They reconciled their differences at the South East Governors’ Meeting in Enugu.

Julius Agwu returns home bonds with daughter

Top comedian, Julius Agwu has returned to Nigeria after his medical trip abroad. He posted a photo of himself bonding with his daughter, Zahra at his home in Lagos.

Buhari condoles Emir of Katsina over Mother's Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has placed a telephone call from London to the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, over the death of his mother, which occurred on Saturday.

Femi Fani-Kayode reacts to Buhari & Femi Adesina’s phone call

Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to Femi Adesina’s reaction after receiving a telephone call from President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, who called him from London.

Fine Finalists at Goldberg Excellency Tour in Ilorin (Photos)

Akinwande Kunle, Area Sales Manager, Ilorin, Nigerian Breweries Plc (4th from left); Odunlade Adekola, MC/Host of the event and Josiah Akinola, Assistant Brand Manager, Regional Mainstream Brands, Nigerian Breweries Plc with the finalists at the Traditional Drummers Contest during the Goldberg Excellency Tour in Ilorin on Sunday.

Five finalists have emerged at the Traditional Drummers’ Contest during the Goldberg Excellency Tour in Ilorin on Sunday.



Don Jazzy partners Tsaboin to launch Flobyt to offer Free Wifi in Public Places

Mavin Records founder, Don Jazzy, and technology company Tsaboin on Friday launched Flobyt, a free WiFi service. This is a huge one for Tsaboin as they are already the leading source of Lagos Traffic information via the mobile apps giving LIVE traffic camera views of traffic around Lagos.

Eric Arubayi lives on in Highly Anticipated Music Video "The Sound"

Eric Arubayi's "The Sound” is a soulful rendition of God’s faithfulness and ever enduring love. The chords in the background very much like the singer are soft and classical. At a point on the track, Eric’s voice is the most forthcoming instrument keeping in line with the solemnity of the track.