Thursday, 31 March 2016

Nigerian Billionaire Wife Sade Okoya Looks Stunning on the Cover of Hello! Nigeria’s Latest Issue

Billionaire wife and entrepreneur Sade Okoya is the cover star of the latest issue of Hello! Nigeria magazine.

The beautiful mum of four was 21 when she married her Billionaire husband Chief Razak Okoya who is 38 years older than her. She looks stunning.

Photos: Mrs Osinbajo Flew a Presidential Jet from Abuja to Benue State to Donate 5 Bags of Rice to Agatu People - PDP

Dolapo, Wife of VP Osinbajo flew a Presidential Jet from Abuja to Benue State to donate this to Agatu People. #CHANGE.

See another photo inside...

Photos: President Buhari holds bilateral talks with Senator John Kerry, Promising to Critically Review Budget Passed by National Assembly Before Assenting

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Washington DC that he will critically review the 2016 Appropriation Bill passed by the National Assembly before assenting to it.

Speaking at a meeting with the United States Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, President Buhari said that in view of the controversial alteration and padding of the budget proposals, he needed to review the appropriation bill to be certain that its contents tallied with the authentic budget proposal presented to the National Assembly.

"Some bureaucrats removed what we put in the proposal and replaced it with what they wanted. I have to look at the bill that has been passed by the National Assembly, ministry by ministry, to be sure that what has been brought back for me to sign is in line with our original submission," the President said.

Photos: Beyoncé Shows Off Her Incredible Figure in a Sexy Swimsuit as She Slays on the Cover of ELLE to Promote Fitness Collection

34-year-old Beyonce showed off her incredible figure as she announce the launch of a new fitness brand on Thursday, as she shared a photos of herself wearing a very sexy swimsuit with Sir Philip Green which had the name of Ivy Park, emblazoned across the front. 

In a rare in-depth interview, Beyoncé talks exclusively to ELLE about freedom, feminism, how her new fashion line, Ivy Park, helps women love their bodies. See a clip and more photos inside...

Actress Tonto Dikeh Shares Throwback Photos of Her Mother In-Laws And Her Baby

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, is a fulfilled woman and proud mother as she poses with her mother in-law and her son. 

She looks really happy. See more photos inside...

Nigerians are Now Questioning Whether the Change Agenda is Real, But We are Working on a Long-Term Solution - Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says the government is aware that Nigerians are now doubting its change agenda, but he wants to assured them that the Buhari administration is “working around the clock to provide  relief for the citizenry.”

“As a government that was propelled into office by the power of the people, we cannot but feel the pains of our compatriots, and we deeply empathise with them,” he said in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by Segun Adeyemi, his special adviser.

“Our message to our compatriots is that this administration under the able leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari is working round the clock to ease the pains of Nigerians, and that very soon, the efforts of the government will begin to yield fruits for the benefit of Nigerians.

China, Nigeria Trade Hits $101bn in 11 Years, Major Commodities Imported Includes, Electrical Machinery Equipment and Vehicles

China and Nigeria have recorded a total bilateral trade volume of 101 billion dollars from 2004 to 2015.

Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria, Mr Zhao Linxiang said this at the 2016 China-Nigeria Trade and Economic Forum in Abuja on Thursday.

Linxiang said that both countries had experienced steady increase in their bilateral relations.

``According to the statistics of the General Administration of Customs of China, total bilateral trade volume between China and Nigeria, from the year 2004 to 2015, recorded at 101 billion dollars.

More Photos from Popular Comedian, Seyilaw and Wife's 5th Anniversary as They Renew Their Wedding Vows

Popular Comedian, Seyilaw and wife, Stacy Ebere last night renewed their wedding vows on their 5th anniversary at Eko Hotel. 

The beautiful couple exchanged new wedding rings before cutting their towering customized cake. See more photos inside...

#QuotaSystemFeedsCorruption: Nigeria is Not Winning on the Economy and in International Trade Because of Quota System - Ben Murray-Bruce

Nigeria knows she cant win in sports if she chooses her sportsmen and women on the basis of tribe and religion ‪#‎QuotaSystemFeedsCorruption‬

If we want to win as a nation, why do we choose leaders and civil servants on the basis of tribe and religion? #QuotaSystemFeedsCorruption

No nation on earth can make progress if it sacrifices merit on the altar of tribe and religion or quota system #QuotaSystemFeedsCorruption

Quota system is why Nigeria is not winning on the economy and in international trade ‪#‎QuotaSystemFeedsCorruptio‬n

I’m a British Citizen, Ask Buhari to Release Me; Nnamdi Kanu Tells UK

The detained  leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has urged the British Government  to intervene in his case by asking President Muhammadu Buhari to release him from prison.

Kanu who is facing treason charge alongside  two other pro-Biafra agitators, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi, approached the British government through his lawyer, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor. 

Kanu, in a letter dated March 24 and addressed to the British High Commissioner in Abuja, described himself as a victim of travesty of justice and gross human rights violation.

He insisted that the President Buhari-led administration  has violently abused his fundamental human rights through his prolonged detention in prison custody. 

Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari Arrives Washington DC to Participate at the 4th Nuclear Security Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Washington DC to Participate at the 4th Nuclear Security Summit on 31st March 2016...

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Police Arrest Man for Stealing Seven-Month-Old Baby in Lagos State

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected child kidnapper, Happiness Umah, for allegedly stealing a seven-month-old child, Favour, in the Ijora area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Umah was escaping with the child when he was intercepted by officials of the Rapid Response Squad, who queried him on where he got the child.
He was alleged to have initially lied that he was her father, before saying he picked her from a bush where she was crying.
The police were said to have transferred the matter to the Gender Office, Lagos State Police Command.

Photos: 9ice and His Fourth Babymama Sukanmi Ajala, Pose for Perfect Family Portraits as She Celebrate Her Birthday

The singer and his family looks lovely in new photos released to celebrate Sukanmi Ajala's birthday. 9ice already has four kids from 3 baby mamas. 

They look picture perfect. See another photo inside...

I’m AGN’s Authentic President, I Didn't Use Cultism to Get it Because The Taste of Justice is Sweeter than the Satisfaction of Violence - Emeka Ike

Popular actor, Emeka Ike, has declared that he is the authentic president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).

He made this declaration when he led the executive members of the guild on a courtesy visit to the corporate headquarters of The Sun on Monday. The actor used the occasion to clarify issues bothering on the leadership tussle that has engulfed the AGN in recent times.

According to Ike, he went to court to seek justice and last Thursday got a judgment in his favour when a Federal High Court siting in Lagos declared Ibinabo Fiberisima’s presidency as contemptuous and affirmed his mandate.

Village Leader Paid Us N50, 000 to Kill a Pregnant Woman so that He Could Use Her Unborn Child for Ritual

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has paraded a 28-year old man, Edet Asuquo, for allegedly murdering a pregnant woman and using her and the unborn child for rituals.

Edet Asuquo,  a native of Ikot Otu in Itu Local Government area of the state, was said to have connived with four others to remove the foetus from the woman’s womb at night.

The deceased was a native of Cross River State and was said to be a customer to Asuquo who deals in oysters.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Cordelia Nwawe, “Asuquo, having sold the first part of his seafood to the pregnant woman, lured her to his home claiming that he had abundance of oysters at a cheaper rate.

Army Confirms Death of Abducted Officer, Col. Samaila Inusa in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of its officer, Col. Samaila Inusa, who was abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna at the weekend.

A statement issued in Abuja by the Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said Inusa’s body was found on Tuesday evening around Ajyaita village in Kaduna.

Usman stated that preliminary investigation revealed that the senior officer might have been killed on the same day he was abducted, as the body was found already decomposing.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

President Buhari to Reaffirm Nigeria's Right to Use Nuclear Energy for Development at Washington Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja for Washington DC tomorrow, Wednesday, March 30, 2016 to join President Barack Obama and about 60 other world leaders and heads of international organisations at the 4th Nuclear Security Summit which opens there on Thursday.

At plenary sessions of the summit which is dedicated to reinforcing international commitment to the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, President Buhari will insist that while Nigeria will continue to sustain that commitment,  world powers must respect the right of other countries to the peaceful use of nuclear energy for development purposes.

I Won’t Resign, so All Those Calling for My Resignation and Planning to Come to Abuja to Protest, Should Save Their Fuel – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, said on Tuesday in Abuja that he would not resign as he still had a lot of work to do.

The minister said this as part of his closing remarks while briefing the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) on the lingering scarcity of petroleum products across the country.

The News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) reports that different groups including the South South APC, NANS and some Civil Society Organisations have called for the minister’s resignation.

Study Links Smoking Indian Hemp to Getting Lower Paying, Less Skilled and Less Prestigious Jobs

Middle-aged adults who’ve smoked a lot of pot for a long time may find themselves with lower paying, less skilled and less prestigious jobs, a new study finds.

These people may also suffer more money problems and have more difficulties with both work and personal relationships than their non-marijuana-smoking peers, WebMD quoted the research as saying.

Some specific problems longtime heavy pot users experience include antisocial behaviors at work, such as stealing money or lying to get a job, and intimate partner violence, the study authors said.

Photos: President Buhari Attends the 8th Bola Tinubu Colloquium at the International Conference Centre Abuja

President Buhari being received by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the 8th Bola Tinubu Colloquium at the International Conference Centre Abuja on 29th March 2016. See more photos inside...

Miracle Baby! - Joseph Yobo's Younger Brother Gideon and His Wife are Celebrating The Arrival of Their Son, Who Doctors Warn will Not Survive

A BRADFORD couple are celebrating having their "miracle" baby home for Easter after defying an array of medical risks during a pregnancy doctors initially said may not go beyond 14 weeks.

Gideon Yobo, 32, and his wife Blessing, 23, are now safely back at their home in Redbrook Way, Heaton, with their son Caleb, who was born at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) earlier this month.

Doctors had warned against Mrs Yobo falling pregnant due to her being diagnosed with lupus, an incurable illness affecting the immune system, and being affected by kidney problems.

NNPC Reassures Nigerians of Commitment to End Fuel Scarcity within the Next Few Days

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reassured Nigerians of its commitment to end the persistent fuel scarcity in the country.

This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Garba Deen Muhammed , Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, on Monday in Abuja.

"We wish to re-assure Nigerians that we are on top of the petroleum products supply and distribution situation and we remain committed to eliminating this endemic issue once and for all within the next few days.

"We genuinely empathize with the attendant sufferings and wish to reassure that we are focused and committed to bring an end to this situation within the next few days.

Photos: Comedian Seyilaw and Wife Stacy Renew Wedding Vows as They Celebrate Their 5th Wedding Anniversary

Comedian Seyilaw and his wife Stacy celebrated their 5th year wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 28, 2016.

The couple who got married in 2011 and have been through ups and downs during the last 5 years including the heartbreaking loss of their baby at birth in 2015.

Happy wedding anniversary to the beautiful couple. See more photos inside...

Abducted Colonel: Army Offers N1 Million Reward for Useful Information

The Nigerian Army authority has raised reward for anyone with useful information that could lead to the rescue of its abducted officer, Colonel Samaila Inusa from initial N500,000 to One Million Naira.

The Army authority said it will give adequate protection to anyone provide the required information, just as he assured that the information would be treated with utmost confidentiality.

Colonel Inusa was whisked away in his Mercedes-Benz car by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers around Kamazo, along Kaduna Refinery Road, in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.

Queen's College Visitation Panel: PTA Wants Parent of Allegedly Molested Student to Show Up

The Queen's College Parent/Teacher Association says it is expecting a Visitation Panel set up by the Federal Ministry of Education to investigate the molestation claim by a parent on Wednesday, March 30.

Mrs Beatrice Akhetuame, Chairperson of the association, disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the panel is on a fact finding mission over an alleged case of molestation by the parent of a daughter at the institution.

NAN further reports that the claim that a male teacher of the institution had sexually harassed a JSS-2 student had gone virile on the social media, as well as other conventional media, but had since been refuted by key stakeholders of the institution.

Supermodel Janice Dickinson Has Been Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Supermodel Janice Dickinson, who is currently fighting a legal battle against Bill Cosby over comments made regarding an alleged sexual assault, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Dickinson discovered what she described as a pea-sized lump in her breast at a routine doctor’s appointment on 12 March. Following a biopsy and mammogram, she was told that she had a non-invasive ductal carcinoma – a common form of breast cancer which usually responds well to treatment. She will undergo surgery to remove the lump, as well as radiotherapy.

Fayose is a Threat to National Security, His Recent Utterances is Targeted at Rendering National Institutions Ineffective – APC, Ekiti State

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of conducting himself in a manner that threatens national security.
It said the governor’s recent utterances and actions suggested acts of sabotage targeted at rendering national institutions ineffective to perform their statutory roles for effective government.
The state Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said in a statement on Monday that Fayose’s unguided statements had exposed him as a man fighting a lone battle against the Federal Government.
He alleged that Fayose was nursing selfish motives to put millions of Nigerians in jeopardy of instability in an already tottering economy.

Biafra will Eventually Prevail Because in Buhari's Nigeria There is a Well-Orchestrated Attempt to Islamise Our Country - Femi Fani Kayode

100 years ago yesterday, on what is known as the Easter Rising Day, the Republic of Ireland began their struggle for independence from Great Britain when a handful of brave men went to the centre of Dublin, raised the new Irish flag and openly declared the establishment of the Irish Republic.

The rebellion was crushed but it signaled the beginning of a prolonged armed struggle.

During the course of that struggle approxomately 500 Irish men, women and children were killed by the British occupation forces over the years but eventually the Republic of Ireland won their freedom and became an independent sovereign state.

Photos: Actress Clarion Chukwurah Just Bagged the Danny Glover Humanitarian Awards in Rotunda, New York

Congratulations Clarion! See more photos inside...

Monday, 28 March 2016

Suspected Bomber Who Claimed to be One of the Missing Chibok Girls Receieves Treatment in Cameroon

Cameroonian health and security officials on Monday started the treatment of an arrested suicide bomber who claimed to be one of the 219 missing Chibok Girls.

The girl was found to be heavily drugged and bore several injuries on her body. The girl’s health condition had delayed her movement to the far north regional capital of Cameroon, Maroua, as earlier planned.

Pictures of the arrested suspected bomber obtained by Nigerian officials indicated that the girl was likely a minor, between ages nine to 12 years.

Her accomplice was about 30 years or more, and both spoke only in Kanuri language.

NDLEA Discovers Letter Laden with 480 Grammes of Heroin in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said it had intercepted a letter laden with heroin in Lagos.
This is contained in a statement signed in Lagos by the agency's spokesman, Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju.

According to the statement, the letter, which was sent from Bengalore, India, via Express Mail Service (EMS), was addressed to one Mr Yunusa Amusan, 33, in Mushin, Lagos.

``Upon interception by the NDLEA, about 480 grammes of powdery substance that tested positive for heroin, was found inside the letter.

``The thin parcels of heroin were carefully hidden in the letter in a manner that makes it difficult to detect.

Photos: Nigeria Super Falcons Legend, Perpetua Nkwocha Ties the Knot with Husband Ernest Ikechukwu Nwufor in Owerri

Nigeria Super Eagles Legend, Perpetua Nkwocha finally ties the knot with her husband Ernest Ikechukwu Nwufor in Owerri on Monday. Wishing her happy married life! See more photos inside...

First Photos From Noble Igwe and Chioma Otisi’ Traditional Marriage in Abiriba

Here are photos from the on-going traditional marriage of Noble Igwe and Chioma Otisi in Abiriba. See more photos inside...

“If You Feature Toyin Aimakhu In Your Movies, You Will Find Yourself To Be Blamed – Seun Egbegbe Warns Yoruba Movie Producers

Nollywood actress Toyin Aimakhu has entered a last chance bus for quitting her marriage and moving on with Ebony Films Boss, Seun Egbegbe. Mr Egbegbe has warned all Yoruba movie producers to stop featuring Toyin Aimakhu if they don’t want to see his trouble

In this exclusive chat with Encomium Magazine, Seun Egbegbe said any producer who feature Toyin Aimakhu will find himself or herself to be blamed.

In his words:

“I am saying this for the first time, it’s over between Toyin Aimakhu and I, and I mean it. And I am also using this medium to warn all movie producers to stay away from her. Anybody that deals with her, the person is on his or her own. And I will act appropriately.

President Buhari Felicitates with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as He Clocks 64

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he clocks 64 years on March 29, 2016.

The President believes the rising political profile of Asiwaju Tinubu since he was elected a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1992 is a testimony to his forthrightness, diligence and doggedness, the same qualities that had endeared him to the electorate and given him all-round success as a private sector worker, a businessman and two-term Governor of Lagos State.

As one of the pillars of the APC, President Buhari commends the visionary leadership style of the Asiwaju of Lagos, who is also the Jagaban of the Borgu Kingdom in Niger State, for creating a formidable opposition party in Nigeria that worked vigorously within a short period to oust a party that had been in power for 16 years.

‪#‎CelebrateYourNigerianness‬! - All Over the World Nigerians are Setting the Standard by which Others Measure Themselves - Ben Murray-Bruce

All over the world Nigerians are setting the pace and becoming the standard by which others measure themselves ‪#‎CelebrateYourNigerianness‬!

In the US, Nigerians are the most educated immigrant community. Not one of the most educated, the most educated #CelebrateYourNigerianness

60% of Nigerians in the US have college degrees. This is far above the American national average of 30% #CelebrateYourNigerianness!

Nigerians in US are one of the highest earners, typically earning 25% more than the median US income of $53k #CelebrateYourNigerianness

Man Rapes 14-Year-Old, Brutalises Victim’s Father

A man, identified as Chinego Wasiu, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl, Favour (pseudonym) in the Boundary, Ajegunle area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Wasiu, who was nabbed by the Ajegunle Police Division after the rape, also allegedly led a gang of thugs to Favour’s house to beat up the father.
Wasiu was said to have threatened to inflict injuries on the victim’s family if they made a noise about the rape. Our correspondent gathered that around 9.30pm last Monday, Favour was sent on an errand to buy noodles and a candle from a shop.
It was learnt that Wasiu had accosted the teenager and raped her, warning her not to disclose the incident to anyone.

‘We, Igbo, are the Ones Marginalising Ourselves’ - Comrade Chinedu Ogah Asks South East to Decamp to APC

AN All Progressive Congress, APC Chieftain, Comrade Chinedu Ogah weekend called on all the Governors of the South East geopolitical zone of the country to decamp to APC and stop accusing the APC led government of marginalisation. 

In a chat with newsmen in Ikwo local government area of the State, comrade Ogah who accused prominent Igbo leaders in the past administrations in the country of marginalising and diverting democracy dividend meant for those within the South East zone. 

Ogah who is also the National Coordinator of Buhari/ Osibanjo Initiative For Demonstrating Change in Nigeria further accused them of being greedy, selfish and unpatriotic towards their fellow south easterners.

Sunday, 27 March 2016

Video of Plantashun Boiz, 2Face, Black Face and Face Settle Rift, Mediated by Chief Ateke Tom

Black Face recently claimed that 2Face stole most of his songs, and this put a strain in their already fragile relationship. However, the good news is, High Chief Ateke Tom yesterday brokered the long awaited peace talk between the defunct Plantashun boiz, 2face, Black Face and Faze and they were seen drinking and laughing together at his house. See the clip inside...

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