Friday, 31 July 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja directed the Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Danladi Kifasi, to facilitate the immediate release of the N5 billion pledged by the Federal Government since August 2014 for the Victims Support Fund (VSF).
President Buhari gave the directive after receiving a briefing from the VSF Presidential Committee headed by Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (rtd.) at the Presidential Villa.
Timaya Rape Case Update: Shella Release Official Police Rape Reports, Says She will Fu*k Timaya, His Baby Mama and Kids Up
The US–based Shella, who accused Timaya, of rape, has made it official to the US authority. She shared this on her Instagram page with the caption:
U USELESS FANS ARE ONLY MAKING #TIMAYA situation worse cus now im gettin ticked off and about to say FUCK ANY INNOCENT PARTY INVOLVED! THAT INCLUDES @BIBLAC AND THOSE KIDS I PUT INTO FUCKIN CONSIDERATION TO BEGIN WITH!!!!
"Plan B" aka Contingency Plan!! is it Safe to Live a 100% Devoted Life to Your Man Without Any Male Friends when He Hasn't Fully Committed to You? - Adejoro Olumofin
Is it acceptable or fruitful to have another option aside your boyfriend? or girlfriend? Not a SideChick/ mistress but a PLATONIC / Non Sexual friend who you may see as a potential if your current significant other jumps ship or leaves you.
Behavioral Contingency in Psychology is the act of an individual to consciously or unconsciously prepare themselves for failure therefore creating other options.
This article is inspired by a friend's friend who wasn't the best boyfriend to his girlfriend they dated for 3 years and she gave him a long rope of chances despite his callous behavior and infidelity.
Singer Kcee shared photos of himself with award winning American artiste and producer, Akon at Eko Hotel and Suites. The Limpopo master seems very excited about working with the international star and said its a done deal.
Akon has in the past worked with Psquare, D’banj, 2Face, Davido and Wizkid. See more photos inside...
A middle-aged woman is currently recuperating in a Lagos hospital, after robbers stormed her rented apartment on the Lagos Island, during which she stabbed one of the assailants to death. The woman, identified simply as Adenike, and her family were attacked on Tuesday at about 2am on Eyin Iga Street.
Punch gathered that the robbers, who were armed with knives and cutlasses, reportedly gained entrance into the house after damaging the gates. It was learnt that when the robbers got to Adenike’s apartment, there was a struggle during which one of the robbers, identified as Quadri Iginla, cut her with a knife.
Photos: Emmanuel Adebayor’s Foundation Helps Seriously Sick Woman Have Successful Surgery, Prays for Her Quick Recovery
Adebayor said he found this woman, an Ivorian lady with a disease which left her whole body bloated. He shared her story on social media with the caption:
SEA, I'm very happy for Diane, because this courageous Ivorian was seriously sick. I decided to walk her through that difficult time in her life; with all I have, I did my best so that she could have a successful surgery, with great treatments. Thank God everything went well and now she is feeling better. Now lets pray together for her quick recovery. Help me, lets help our lovely Africa.
I Was Once a Bus Driver, I Used the Money to Sponsor my Education - Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose
Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, went down memory lane on Thursday during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Osun state executives of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN).
At the ceremony, which took place in Ado Ekiti, capital of the state, the governor said he raised money for his education at the Ibadan Polytechnic in Oyo state, from driving for commercial purpose.
He appealed to members of the union to shun lawlessness, saying that although he remained one of them, he would not hesitate to take action against anyone who went against the law.
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Photos: Veteran Actress, Joke Silva-Jacobs Buries Her Late Mother (Dr) Abimbola Silva in Lagos Today
Popular Nollywood actress, Adejoke Silva Jacobs buries her late mother Dr. Marianne Abimbola Silva, who recently passed on at the age of 89 in Lagos today.
The funeral service was held at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, at 11am. See more photos inside...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced a cost-cutting policy that includes reducing staff strength by 50 percent and cutting staff salaries and allowances by the same margin.
The announcement, which comes less than two months after losing its ruling status to the All Progressives Congress (APC), will also affect members of its national working committee.
According to a letter signed by Wale Oladipo, a professor and national secretary of the party, and addressed to all directors and administrative staff of the party, the number of the party security officers will also be reduced by 50 per cent.
Soundcity VJ Moet Abebe was a year older yesterday and as part of her birthday celebration she and some of her friends travelled to Zanzibar to mark her new age.
See more photos inside...
Photos of President Buhari Hosted to a State Dinner at the Unity Palace in Yaounde, Cameroon by President Paul Biya and His Wife
President Muhammadu Buhari was hosted to a state dinner at the Unity Palace in Yaounde Cameroon by the Cameroonian President H.E. President Paul Biya and his wife Mrs Chantal Biya.
On the high table with the President is the Governor of CrossRiver state Prof. Ben Ayade and Governor of Borno state Alhaji Kashim Shettima. See more photos inside...
”Father Mbaka is a great priest who was not afraid to speak truth to power, even at the cost of his own life or being hated by leaders in power.”
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
The wife of singer John Legend, Chrissy Teigen strips completely naked for new shoot for Women's Health UK magazine. See the cover photo inside...
Photos: 'Spend a Day with Don Jazzy Contest' Winner Gets N500,000 + Spends Time with the Music Mogul
Don Jazzy shares photos of fan Akpofure Neo Mobor, who emerged the winner of spends time with the music mogul plus N500,000 gift. See more photos inside...
Timaya Rape Case: Charles Novia Says He Implicated Himself by Admitting He Had Consensual Sex With Atlanta Based Lady
Nollywood critic and movie producer Charles Novia has aired his opinion on alleged rape involving father singer and father of two Timaya after he admitted he had consensual sex with a US-based lady simply identified as Sheila. He said:
“There was no rape and you can deduce this from the recordings she released. There was consensual sex, no doubt. Or, how would you describe a woman who travelled down to my hotel and made out with me, only to start a tirade? She is just being mischievous.”
Nollywood actress Uche Ogbodo's daughter Mildred Chinagorom is one year old today and the proud mama took to social media to share adorable photos of her baby with the caption:
I Wash My Hands In Innocence and Go Around Your Altar,O'Lord ,proclaiming Thanksgiving Aloud! and Telling All Your Wondrous Deeds In My Life. For You O'Lord has Shown Me Your Steadfastness. 💖💖 #HappyBirthdayMySunShine #LoveYouMoreThanLifeItSelf #ThankYouJesus
Happy birthday Mildred! See more photos inside...
A three-year-old boy, Basit Adewole, was burnt to death in the Iwaya, Yaba area of Lagos after two women, who were cooking, mistakenly poured hot oil on his body.
Our correspondent learnt that the women, and their host, identified only as Yemisi, had been arrested by the Sabo Police Division, where the matter was reported.
Punch learnt that on the afternoon of Saturday, the women came to Audu Baale Street, Iwaya, to see Yemisi, who was celebrating her birthday.
It was gathered that the women, who did not meet Yemisi at home, started cooking in the room. Adewole and other toddlers in the house were said to be playing in the corridor.
Father Poisons 41-Day-Old Baby in Desperate Attempt to Divorce Wife, Claiming it was the Handiwork of the Devil
A 41-day-old baby, Zainab Olajide, has died after she was allegedly poisoned by her father, Kazeem Olajide, in a desperate attempt to divorce his wife. The incident happened at about 7am on Friday at Toluwalase Estate, Ijoko-Abule, in the Lemode area of Ogun State.
Punch learnt that the mother, Abosede Ogundare, had left Zainab with Kazeem to sweep the compound only to come back and met the baby with foams gushing out from her mouth. It was learnt that Ogundare alerted neighbours to the incident having found a bottle containing pesticide with her husband.
Zainab was said to have been rushed to a hospital in the community, where she eventually died. It was learnt that the suspect, who hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State, attempted to flee, but was held by residents, while the landlord of the house reported the case to the monarch of the community, Oba Solomon Sokunbi.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Brigadier-General P.T. Boroh (rtd.) as the Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants.
Brig. Boroh, whose appointment takes immediate effect, is to take over the responsibilities of the former Special Adviser to President Jonathan on Niger Delta who also doubled as Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme.
Toyin Saraki, the wife of Nigeria’s embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki, this morning showed up at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) accompanied by a horde of politicians and supporters.
Our correspondent said EFCC officials appeared overwhelmed by the huge entourage that accompanied Mrs. Saraki to their office. Mrs. Saraki arrived some two hours late for her appointment at the commission, her ostentatious arrival causing a commotion on the premises of the anti-corruption agency.
Today's Fashion Find: Beyonce Showing Off Major Cleavage in an Eye-Popping Floral Dress on a Date Night with Husband Jay Z
Beyonce was spotted showcasing her extremely ample cleavage and long legs in a very low-cut pretty black summer dress covered in a pale pink flower print which clung to her every curve in New York City on Monday as she made her way to her office.
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Oshiomhole: Jonathan’s Minister ‘Cornered’ $6bn, This is Earth-Shattering and PDP Ought to Feel Very Unsafe
Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, on Monday said that “senior American officials” told him during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the states that one of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s ministers cornered $6 billion.
Speaking with state house correspondents after holding a meeting Buhari at the villa, Oshiomhole accused the preceding federal government of liquidating the country and exploiting state institutions for personal use.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 24, 2015, arraigned six persons before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja on a 17 count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and forgery.
The six accused persons - Festus Onile, Olawale Garuba, Abiodun Afainiya, Jayeola Afolabi David, Yewande Adeyemi and Adetoun Kammal, were arrested by the Commission sequel to a petition from a new generation bank which alleged fraudulent transfers and withdrawals of N31 million through ATM and Point of Sale, POS, from the account of one of its customers.
Khloé Kardashian Show Off Her Curvaceous Derrière and Ample Cleavage in a Sheer Plunging Leotard for a Sporty Spread Shot in 'Her Sexiest Shoot Yet.'
31-year-old Khloé Kardashian showcased her curvaceous derrière and ample cleavage in a sheer plunging leotard for a sporty spread shot by Steven Gomillion, calling the steamy pictorial 'her sexiest shoot yet.'
However, some fans believe that the photos were photoshopped and Khloé wasted no time providing unretouched proof of her gym-toned figure as soon as her Complex cover story was published, saying:
Obama's trip to Kenya had some residents so thrilled they named their new babies after the president. And at least two babies were named after the president's airplane.
Born Friday, little AirForceOne Barack Obama was one of eight babies born in the city of Kisumu during the president's recent visit.
'I have decided to call my baby AirForceOne Barack Obama so that we can all remember Obama's visit to Kenya because it is a huge blessing,' Lucy Akinyi Okoth, one of the mothers, told AFP.
One Kehinde Paul has been arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja for allegedly raping a two-year-old daughter of his neighbour, Mrs. Mercy Ofaghae, two years ago. Kehinde, who lives in Igando, a suburb of Lagos State, however, pleaded not guilty to one count of rape and defilement preferred against him on Monday before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye.
But the victim’s mother, Ofaghae, who gave evidence in court as the prosecution’s first witness, insisted that Kehinde defiled her daughter on January 12, 2013, adding that a medical report confirmed it. Ofaghae, who was led in evidence by the prosecutor, Mr. Akin George, narrated to the court how Kehinde allegedly raped her daughter. She said,
“The incident happened on the 12th of January, three weeks after my husband travelled out of the country.
Monday, 27 July 2015
PRECISELY 59 days after President Muhammadu Buhari assumed power, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday listed many ‘sins’ the Federal Government under the President had committed and said Buhari’s government lacked direction.
Among the sins of the Buhari’s government, the PDP said, included alleged failure by the President to achieve anything meaningful during his just-concluded US trip and alleged maltreatment of Patience, wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.
At a media briefing in Abuja on Sunday, the PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, said events after Buhari’s visit to the US indicated that neither the President nor his party, the All Progressives Congress, had learnt anything from the trip. Metuh said,
"In the New Scheme of Events, Being a Liability is Not Fashionable, Activate Your Individual Talents" - Ali Baba
In the new scheme of events, being a liability is not fashionable. Many people fail to understand this. These same people who fail to understand the new trend of things are the ones who draw us back in every sector of our sector of our economy.
We all have our God given abilities, talents, skills, strengths,... All of these things, WELL HARNESSED, become our tools for development and eventually our value proposition that makes way for us in life. You want to be like Linda ikeji, or @Tybello, or Tiwa Savage... They had something to offer. They identified their talents, developed same and offered it to the people who needed their value additions.
Singer Duncan Mighty has married his fiancee Vivien, who is heavily pregnant in a stylish wedding in Port Harcourt on Saturday, one year after he proposed to her.
Celebrities Present at the lavish wedding includes gospel singer Sammie Okposo who performed at the event, rapper Phyno, actor Mike Ezuruonye and many others. See more photos inside...
So Sad! Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies At 22, Six Months After She was Found Unresponsive Inside Her Bath Tub
This is a really sad news, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died, the Houston family confirms. Almost six months after she was found unresponsive in her home inside of her bath tub, Bobbi Kristina Brown has passed away.
The 22-year-old daughter of singer Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston was surrounded by her family at the Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia at the time.
"She is finally at peace in the arms of God," the Houston family said in statement to Entertainment Tonight. "We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months."
PDP Rep Calls on Buhari to Intervene in National Assembly Crisis and Talk Sense into His Party Leaders and Representatives
``We, in PDP, are not happy with the development in the National Assembly, because it has prevented us from serving the nation, especially our electorate as expected.
``Only the president can talk sense into his party leaders and their representatives in the National Assembly,’’ he said.
Sunday, 26 July 2015
Tinubu Behind Saraki’s Wife’s Invitation by EFCC, He is Dragging the Party into Unnecessary Controversies and Endlessly Overheat –Waku
A frontline leader of the pro- North Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Joseph Waku has pointedly accused a national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, of being the mastermind of a baseless petition, which prompted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to invite the wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, for questioning.
The APC chieftain decried Tinubu’s alleged use of his personal relationship with the EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde, to embarrass, and torment fellow party members as well as overheat the polity. His words: