Friday, 31 March 2017

Iyanya Shuts Down Lagos At Signature EP Unveiling Concert

.... Sets A Marker For New Sound And Career Direction

Iyanya was at his waist-twisting and torso-baring best on Wednesday night when he unveiled his new EP, Signature. He rolled back the years by performing live songs from the highly anticipated 7-track album on stage at Hard Rock Café, Oniru, Lagos in an Industry Night Special.

Transcorp Committed to Significantly Increasing Power Generation in Nigeria

……Chairman Elumelu states “Transcorp will light up Nigeria”

At the 11th Annual General Meeting of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc(“Transcorp”), the Board ofDirectors confirmed their confidence in Transcorp’s growth trajectory and affirmed the Company’s commitment to increasing yield and returns to shareholders, while continuing its significant capital investment strategy. Despite the difficult economic climate, revenue grew by 46% in 2017(N59.42bn).

Buhari approves Executive Management of Some Government Agencies

 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments into the executive management of some government agencies and parastatals. The new chairman of the board of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) is former newspaper editor and ex-presidential spokesman, Chief Duro Onabule.

WAEC releases Document confirming Andy Uba forged Secondary School Certificate

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has issued a document, obtained by SaharaReporters declaring that Senator Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba, better known as Andy Uba, forged both a secondary school certificate and “Confirmation of Result” which he presented to British authorities.

Four arrested for luring sellers of expensive Phones online & rob them at delivery point

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested four suspects who specialize in tricking sellers of expensive mobile phones pretending to be online buyers and thereafter rob the sellers at the point delivery.

N4.4m Fraud: Wine Merchant Docked For Issuance of Dud Cheque

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, March 30th 2017, arraigned a businessman, Jonah Chimaobi Friday on a one -count charge bothering on issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N4,452,300.00 (Four Million, Four Hundred and Fifty-two Thousand, Three Hundred Naira). He was arraigned before Justice K.K. Ojiako of the State High Court, Owerri, Imo State. 

EFCC arrests Man for Extortion, Currency Counterfeiting and Impersonation…Recovers 26 Items

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Kaduna Zonal office, has arrested one Hussaini Mohammed of Tanko Road Barakallahu Kaduna State following a petition received from the Kaduna State Vigilance Service for alleged case of extortion, currency counterfeiting and impersonation of the Nigerian Police Force.

UK deports 23 Nigerians for various offences

The government of the United Kingdom has deported twenty-three Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos at about 6.a.m on Friday, March 31.

Army court-martials, dismisses married soldier who stabbed girlfriend to death

The Nigerian Army has dismissed Sunday Umaru, for killing Charity Thomas, his lover, over a phone call. Umaru, a married man, was on posting at the special task force (STF), sector 7, Barkin Ladi, Plateau, at the time of the incident, on January 23, 2016.

Ali Baba, Onyeka Onwenu, Gbenga Adeyinka, Teju Babyface, Tee A, DJ Saint Obi, others attend grand unveiling of ‘The CEO’S Bible

The CEO’s Bible, the over 800-page 2-volume compendium written by AzuhArinze, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine,was presented to the public days back at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos in grand style. Chaired by former APCON Chairman and GMD of SO&U Advertising, Mr. UdemeUfot, the book reviewer was Dr. Tunji Olugbodi of Verdant Zeal while the Special Guest of Honour was the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, ably represented by NIMASA DG, Dr. Dakuku Peterside.

Man jailed for setting his girlfriend’s Rabbit on fire

A Florida man, Manasseh Walker was sentenced to a year in jail for intentionally setting his girlfriend's pet rabbit on fire. He was convicted of aggravated animal cruelty this month over the incident that took place last year, according to the Herald Tribune. 

Putin hints he will be glad to meet Donald Trump when Scandals Over

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denounced the scandals over Donald Trump’s ties to Moscow, adding that he would be happy to meet with his US counterpart this year.

50 Cent dumps Chris Brown's Tour over appearance fee

Rapper, 50 Cent has dumped Chris Brown’s tour, weeks into its promotion over a huge money gap between 50's camp and the promoter behind Chris' tour.

Man escapes being lynched by angry Mob for allegedly snatching Motorcycle in Abuja

A 22- year- old man, simply identified as Yakubu on Thursday evening escaped being lynched by a mob for allegedly snatching a motorcycle on  Agyana road in Abaji Area Council of Abuja.

An eyewitness, Usman Baba said the suspect and two others, now at large, allegedly laid ambush for a cyclist on Agyana road.

Omoni Oboli wins right to screen her new movie, 'Okafor's Law'

Nollywood film producer, Omoni Oboli has won a court injunction that gave her the right to screen her new film, ‘Okafor’s Law’ nationwide. The award winning actress was last week stopped from screening the movie in cinemas nationwide, over alleged copyright infringement.   

Nigerian Refugees Forced to Return From Cameroon

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons has condemned the forceful return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon which is against international laws.

Lai Mohammed who said Buhari wasn’t ill now talks about his medical bill - Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has drawn attention to the comment of Information Minister, Lai Mohammed a month ago, when President Muhammadu Buhari was in London for medical treatment.

Heritage Bank enhances capacity of ex-BB Naija Housemates, entrepreneurs

Heritage Bank Limited, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service Provider, has enhanced capacity of Ex-Housemates of Big Brother Naija reality TV show and other emerging 21st century entrepreneurs at an SME enhancement capacity training programme.

Woman injects Lady's Butt with Cement, Super Glue, other deadly toxins for enlargement

A Florida woman, O’Neal Morris was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after allegedly injecting a woman’s buttocks with cement, Super Glue and other deadly toxins, resulting in her death.
She begged the court for mercy just before the judge handed down the sentence, which includes five years of probation, in the death of 31-year-old Shatarka Nuby, WSVN reports.

Gombe Cooperatives Chairman Docked for N30m Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC arraigned the duo of Alhaji Isa Ahmed and Yahaya Manga of the Ministry of Information, Gombe State before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court on three count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence. 

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Photos: Thief caught inside Chimney in Zimbabwe

A man accused of attempting a robbery was stuck in a chimney at a youth centre in Zimbabwe for two days, before being rescued by a fire brigade crew and taken away by police, the state-owned Chronicle newspaper reports. 

NFF mourns Paul 'Wonderboy' Hamilton

The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday paid glowing tributes to former Nigeria player and coach, Paul Hamilton, who passed on same day in Lagos after a protracted illness.

Mozambique University bans dreadlocks

A university in northern Mozambique has banned students from wearing dreadlocks, sandals, shorts and tight dress according to a university statement, in Portuguese, shared on Twitter by a former BBC producer from the southern African state. 

Buhari hails Nigeria/Saudi Relationship

The relationship between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia is a mutually beneficial one, which should grow stronger in the years to come, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

New Lagos Police PRO bags Actors Guild of Nigeria Membership

In commemoration of the resumption of new Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in office, the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos state chapter has honored the PPRO, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, with a membership certificate.

"Its A Dream Come True" - Governor Wike’s Fashion Designer-Turned-Actor

He is handsome and talented, He is A Medical Doctor. Ibe Ogbu popularly known as Fyneface, is best known in the fashion world than he's celebrated in the world of make-believe. But nonetheless, he's determined to make his mark, as he debuts in Nollywood.

Another Elegant Feather on Elochukwu's Cap – By Ingram Osigwe

El-Lab boss, Prince ElochukwuAdibo has added another feather to his cap. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of El-Lab recently scored a big one when his firm was presented with ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation/Certificate. El–Lab was also issued with certificates of service/merit awards.

Desmond Elliot joins ObaElegushi, Emir of Borgu, others to celebrate Bola Tinubu at 65

Nollywood actor, member of Lagos House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot on Thursday joined Oba Elegushi, the Emir of Borgu and others at the event marking the 65th birthday of Ashiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu in Lagos State. See more photos…

Troops ambush Boko Haram Terrorists along Ajiri-Dikwa Road

On Wednesday 29th March 2017, troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, 22 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE, carried out a fighting patrol towards Boskoro, Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State where it was believed, a sleeper cell of Boko Haram terrorists was hibernating.

Julius Agwu celebrates wife, Ibiere as she turns a year older

Top comedian, Julius Agwu has celebrated his wife, Ibiere Agwu as she grows older with one year today. He took to Instagram to drop few words for her.

3 injured as two Danfo Buses collide in Surulere (Photos)

Three passengers on Thursday morning sustained severe injuries as two Danfo buses collided at Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere, Lagos State. Continue to see more photos…

Two CBN Directors arrested by EFCC over Forex Manipulation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested two directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN for alleged forex manipulation and economic sabotage.

Kim Kardashian shares BTS Photos from Saint Pablo Tour

Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian West has shared behind the scene photos from her rapper husband, Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour. See more after the cut…

Man-O-War Official brutalizes female Corp Member over not wearing NYSC Jacket

A female corp member, Angela Eluna, posted to Ekiti State has revealed that she was brutalized by NYSC officials, because she did not wear her complete NYSC kit. She said her jacket was not her size so she could not wear it and as punishment, one of the Man-O-War commandants assaulted her, causing her to sustain an injury.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Ebube Nwagbo stuns in ground flowing Kimono

Actress, Ebube Nwagbo recently stepped out in ground flowing Kimono by KGsignature. She looks absolutely gorgeous in it.

Dayo Amusa rocks Green Hair

Nollywood actress,  Dayo Amusa is wearing a new look. She has been rocking a beautiful green colour hair recently. See one more after the cut...

Charly Boy shares Photo of his wife, children & grand children

Entertainment guru, Charly Boy has shared photo of his wife, Lady D, his children and grand children.

Zenith Basketball league dunks off April 10 in Abuja

The 2017 Zenith Bank Basketball League has been scheduled to start on April 10 in Abuja with the financial institution committing N35m to the sponsorship of the competition.

The Deputy Managing Director of the bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, on Tuesday at the Zenith Corporate headquarters in Lagos told newsmen that contributing to the development of the basketball game over the years was a delight to the organization.

Five Yahoo Yahoo LAUTECH Students handed over to EFCC

The Ibadan Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday, 20th March, 2017 took over five suspected internet fraudsters arrested by men of the Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, 'Operation Burst' for further investigation.

How Dokpesi's DAAR Communications Got Over N2.1bn from ONSA – Witness

A prosecution witness in the trial of the Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja how over N2.1billion was credited into the account of DAAR Communications and Holdings Plc by the Office of National Security Adviser, ONSA, under Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).

Couple burns manhood of 17-yr-old boy who allegedly raped their 4-yr-old daughter

Atiku Yahaya and his wife, Farida Hamza have been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly burning the penis of a 17-year old boy, Ahmad Ibrahim who they accused of raping their four year old daughter, Hannan.

Vice Principal impregnates 16-yr-old student in Niger

The Vice Principal of Government Day Secondary School, Tunga-Minna, Niger State, Malam Mohammed Kuyizhi, has appeared before the state’s Child Rights Protection Agency, over the pregnancy of a 16-year-old student.

Senate suspends Ali Ndume for 191 Legislative Days

The Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges on Wednesday recommended the suspension of a former Senate Leader for 191 legislative days. This is contained in the Committee’s report laid before the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

#BBNaija: Bisola learns from TBoss that Thin Tall Tony has a child (Video)

Bisola, Bally and TBoss were sat in the dressing room having a heated discussion about everything from stretch marks and pregancies to child support when the conversation shifted to ThinTallTony and Bisola's relationship.

O'Naturals Beauty Salon recognised for Excellence

O’Naturals Beauty, the parent company of O’Naturals Natural Hair Salon and O’Naturals Bride, has been recognized for professionalism and excellence in the natural hair styling industry.

ISIS uses 300, 000 Raqqa Citizens as human shields to avoid airstrikes

ISIS is using 300,000 civilians as human shields as enemy forces bear down on its capital in northern Syria.

Heritage Bank disclaims former ED, Robert Mbonu on diversion of funds from London & Paris Club refund

Our attention has been brought to reports published by some online news blogs in which mention was made of Mr Robert Mbonu – in connection with EFCC investigations into the alleged diversion of funds from the London and Paris Club refund – as being a former Managing Director of Heritage Bank. This is false information, and should be disregarded.

Goldberg Excellency Tour: DJ Kingsley & Nathaniel Emerge Winner of DJ & Free Styling Competition in Edo


R-L: Regional Trade Marketing Manager, Benin, Odigie Ojiefoh; Regional Business Manager, Benin, Dafe Okpalefe; both of Nigerian Breweries Plc; Managing Director, Play House, Osahon Airhunmwunde, with Disc Jockey (DJ Kingsley Amhas and Nathaniel Iyayi, overall winners of the grand prize of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N250,000) during Goldberg Excellency Tour DJ and Free Styling competition held at Play House, Okhoro road, Benin City on March 25, 2017.
Disc Jockey (DJ)  Kingsley Amhas and Nathaniel Iyayi, a Rapper have emerged winners of the grand prize of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N250,000) in the Goldberg Excellency Tour competition for DJs and free style artistes in Benin City, Edo State.