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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Oba of Lagos snubs the Ooni of Ife; refuses to shake his hands at an event (Watch)

Is this prove of supremacy or test of power?

It had always been a concern and a topic of argument among people of the Western Nigeria as to the hierarchy on Monarchs in the region.

In a video posted on Twitter, Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu shunned the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi’s handshake gesture at an event where other traditional rulers attended.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Two Brazilians arrested with cocaine worth N310m at Lagos Airport


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have apprehended two Brazilian drug suspects over the unlawful importation of canned whitish substance that tested positive for cocaine.

The suspects, a male and a female, who claimed to be tourists were arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos with the canned cocaine amidst personal effects inside their luggage.

The cocaine weighed 23.865kg with an estimated street value of about ₦310 million.

#BlackLivesMatter: American Teenager wears prom dress with faces of victims of violence against blacks (Photos)


Milan Morris, a 17-year old senior at Cardinal Newman High School in Florida stood out at her prom for wearing a distinctive Black Lives Matter inspired dress.

The dress which was designed by Florida-based designer, Terrance Torrence was imprinted the faces of victims of violence against black people including Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Michael Brown and more.

Speaking to CNN on why she chose to wear the dress, she said:

Veteran Actress Ego Boyo talks Nollywood, being appointed IWS President, new projects & more in Guardian Life Magazine


Veteran actress Ego Boyo is the cover star for the latest issue of Guardian Life magazine. The cover was unveiled a couple of days ago and now we have more insight into her chat with the magazine.

In her interview with Guardian Life magazine, she talks about how she got into acting, her role as the President of International Women’s Society, her new project she’s working on and more.

#BBNaija’s Marvis Nkpornwi stuns in new photos

Big Brother Naija finalist, Marvis Nkpornwi, has shared some gorgeous new photos on her Instagram page.

And and we love the sharp contrast from her laidback approach in the house to the dolled up beauty.

Another photo below..

Saraki, El-Rufai reportedly beg Ganduje as plot to remove Emir Sanusi thickens

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, have made spirited appeals to Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, not to depose the emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, Daily Nigerian reports.

The emir is facing probe by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission over alleged mismanagement of the emirate council’s funds to the tune of over N4billion.

It was gathered that the governor has been in China for about a week and had switched off his lines to avoid calls from notable individuals who may plead on the emir’s behalf. The governor allegedly elongated his stay in China and remained out of reach in order avoid lobbyists, pending the outcome of the investigations.

Ivanka Trump booed by audience at W-20 summit in Berlin, Germany (Watch)


A German crowd booed Ivanka Trump on Tuesday after she called her father “a tremendous champion of supporting families.”

 Ivanka Trump was discussing entrepreneurship alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel at an economic conference in Berlin which is her first role as assistant to the president and first international trip since her father assumed office.

The audience began booing and hissing after Ivanka said “I’m very proud of my father’s advocacy. He is a tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive.” She added, “I’ve certainly heard the criticism from the media, that’s been perpetuated.”

Nnamdi Kanu will meet bail conditions in 48 hours – Lawyer


The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, will meet the bail conditions handed down by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja in the next 48 hours, his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor has said.

Ejiofor, described reports that Kanu rejected the bail as rumours.

Kanu, who is on trial for treasonable charges alongside three others, David Nwawuisi, Benjamin Madubugwu and Chidiebere Onwudiwe was granted bail on health grounds with 12 conditions attached by the presiding judge, Binta Nyako.

"F**king traitors of the family" - Davido cries foul over his uncle, Senator Adeleke’s death


Singer David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name, Davido, has described some members of his family as traitors.

The musician said this on Tuesday via his SnapChat account while reacting to the death of his uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke.

Davido, who appeared obviously outraged said those behind his uncle’s death knew themselves adding that Osun state will never be the same.

Nnamdi Kanu reportedly rejects bail

 

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has rejected the bail granted him by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, The Cable reports.

According to a family source, the IPOB leader who was granted bail on stringent conditions said he will not accept the offer until his comrades were granted same.

My dad wasn’t sick, he was killed - Late Senator Adeleke’s son says

Tunji Adeleke, son of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke has said that his father was not sick before his death.

Reacting to his father’s death, Tunji said his father was killed because he wanted to become the next governor of Osun in 2018.

Angered by the development, Tunji said people were jealous of his dad’s power, position and money which they wanted at all cost.

Reuben Abati: Who is the presidency?

When last week, President Muhammadu Buhari decided to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the Director General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke in order to allow unfettered investigations of both public officers, the most striking immediate reaction was the SGF asking: who is the Presidency?

State House correspondents had accosted the then SGF as he left a meeting with the Vice President. It is standard practice at the State House for correspondents to lay ambush. Babachir Lawal obviously did not know that he had been suspended from office.

If the Vice President knew, he did not tell him. Again, that is how the Nigerian Presidency works. Once you fall out of line or favour due courtesies may not be extended to you. I was instructed on many occasions to wait until certain persons left the Villa, before issuing their sack statements. I once announced the disengagement of an important public official from the Presidential wing of the airport, as our aircraft taxied on the runway en route France.

Igbo groups, Nnamdi Kanu’s father react to his bail conditions


Some pan-Igbo groups have expressed their displeasure with the bail conditions given to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

The groups – Igbo Women Assembly, Igbo Youth Movement and Eastern Consultative Assembly – which reacted to the conditions on Tuesday said they were designed to ‘cage’ Kanu.

They said the order by Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Federal High Court, that the IPOB leader should stay away from rallies and interviews was to make him a prisoner even while he was outside prison.
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