Friday, 23 June 2017

Rivers state information commissioner resigns

The Rivers State Commissioner For Information and Communications, Austin Tam George, has resigned.

This comes a day after the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, sacked the commissioner for works, Bathuel Harrison.

His resignation, which was communicated to the Governor on Friday morning, takes effect immediately.

Arab nations ask Qatar to shut down Al-Jazeera, issue 13 demands to end crisis

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies have  handed Qatar a list of 13 demands, including shutting down the Al Jazeera media network as the price for lifting a two-week trade and diplomatic embargo of the country.

According to Reuters, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt had sent Qatar the list and had given the country 10 days to comply with the demands.

Supreme court sacks Herman Hembe’s from House of Reps, declares Dorothy Mato winner

The Supreme Court, on Friday, declared as null and void the election of Herman Hembe into the House of Representatives, declaring Dorothy Mato, the winner of the APC ticket for Vandikwa/Konshisha Federal Constituency of Benue State, Punch reports.

The court also ordered INEC to issue the certificate of return to Mato.

Bayelsa is part of Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu (Video)

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said Bayelsa is part of Biafra.

Kanu said this when he received some Biafran supporters from Bayelsa state in his hometown in Umuahia, Abia state.

He said one of the Niger Delta region founding leaders, Late Ken Saro-Wiwa, supported the cause of Biafra, making it a Biafran state.

Atiku replies Twitter users who said he's not a real farmer for dressing this way to his farm and taken pictures

Few days ago, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar took to Twitter to share a photo of himself at his farm and captioned it "farming season" - but some followers felt his apparel was inappropriate for the occasion and that a real farmer will be focused on the duty at hand, not on taking photos.

Atiku has however, replied to the Twitter users.

Actor Kenneth Okolie celebrates wife, Jessica Nwakah, on her birthday


Nollywood actor and 2010 Mr Nigeria, Kenneth Okolie took to his Instagram page to celebrate his wife, Jessica Nwakah, on her birthday today. 

Celebrating her, he wrote;

Recall move: I have not heard anything from INEC – Dino Melaye

 Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not communicated with him over his planned recall from the Senate.

Melaye said this in a recent interview with Leadership newspaper.

'When was the last time an actor assassinated a President?' - Johnny Depp asks and the Secret Service reacts

Johnny Depp has been no fan of President Donald Trump, but the Hollywood star took his rhetoric up a level when he raised the prospect of the president being killed.

“When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” he asked a crowd at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. on Thursday night.

Even before Johnny Depp said it, the actor seemed to know that his comment would ignite controversy.

I am a traditionalist, Christian and a practicing Muslim – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has said there’s nothing demonic about ancient traditional religion.

In a recent interview with the Osasu show, the Ooni said he has been able to discover that all religions “are one.”

Oba Ogunwusi added that there is only one God being worshipped in different ways.

42-year-old man caught having sex with goat in Katsina

 A 42-year-old man, Babangida Garuba has been arrested in Katsina for having sex with a goat.

The father of six, a Goldsmith at the Kasuan Mata area in Funtua, was reportedly caught in the act by his wife.

All we want is our money not the company – Banks tell Etisalat

 The consortium of 13 banks involved in Etisalat Nigeria loan on Thursday downplayed reports that they have taken over the operations of the company.

A management source close to the banks who pleaded anonymity said in Lagos that it was all a lie, Punch reports..

The source said that the banks’ were more interested in getting back the loans borrowed and not the company.

Kaduna Declaration: Yerima lives in Lagos and is giving quit notice to Igbos in the North – Falana

Femi Falana (SAN), has said that the leader of the northern coalition, Shettima Yerima, that issued a quit notice to the Igbos in the North, resides in Lagos state.

Speaking at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday, the human rights activist described Yerima as a “Lagos man”.

Boko Haram abducts 16 women in Borno

According to Amnesty International in Nigeria, 16 women have been abducted by Boko Haram members during a new attack in Damboa, Borno state.

American man sent to Kirikiri prison for defrauding three Nigerians

 An Ikeja High Court on Thursday remanded an American citizen, Marco Ramirez, at Kirikiri Maximum Prison for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians in a $565,000 green card and investment scam.

Ramirez was remanded following his not-guilty plea to a 16-count charge of obtaining money under false presences. He was arraigned by the EFCC.

Even the roof of Lagos International Airport leaks when it rains (Watch)

A video shared online shows that the roof of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, needs urgent attention before travellers start swimming in deep waters whenever it rains.

Watch video below..

This African print swimwear promo photos should startup your weekend in a sexy way

When they say black is beautiful, y'all should say..aye!

African print swimwear brand Crown Rose has launched a collection for newlywed couples going on their honeymoon or their first get away after tying the knot.

The swimwear sets are for those days when you want to feel like the centre of attention just like on your special day.

Check out more photos below and start up your weekend in a sexy way.

Lola Omotayo-Okoye preaches self-love as she shares throwback photo

Lola Omotayo-Okoye in the spirit of Throwback Thursday took to her Instagram to share the above photo of herself when she was younger, as she advocated for self-love.

She wrote:

UK boys wear skirts to school as a protest to not being allowed to wear shorts in hot weather (Photos)

Some high school boys in the UK decided to wear skirts to school in protest of not being allowed to wear shorts in hot weather 

Massive heatwave is reported to have gripped the UK this summer and the headteacher of Isca Academy in Exeter refused to permit the boys to wear shorts, so in protest they turned up to school in skirts.

Kevin Hart shares cute photos with pregnant wife, Eniko and children

Comedian and Hollywood actor Kevin Hart and his wife Eniko Parrish announced they were pregnant and expecting a baby boy weeks ago.

The comedian took to his Instagram to share some photos of his pregnant wife and children from their on-going tropical family vacation in Hawai.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Singer Harrysong welcomes set of twins with Abuja-based baby mama

Nigerian singer, Harrysong is the latest baby daddy in the music industry.

According to reports, his Abuja based baby mama delivered a set of twins (a boy and girl) back in May 2017 at a hospital in Beverly Hills, California.

Kaduna Declaration: Osinbajo meets with media publishers, editors (Photos)

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met with media publishers and editors at the State House in Abuja.

The meeting is in continuation of the consultations of exchanges between Northern and Southeastern groups as a result of the Kaduna declaration..

More photos below..

"Nigeria must stop Quota System" - Actor Saint Obi says as he shares dapper new photos

Veteran Nollywood actor, Saint Obi has urged politicians to stop Quota system, question about state of origin and religion on various forms.

The actor, who shared smashing new photos on Facebook, wrote;

Ghanaian man pleads guilty to making bomb threat at US University

A Ghanaian man who was arrested back in April after revealing to his girlfriend that he was a terrorist and intend to blow up her University of Massachusetts dormitory pleaded guilty on Monday to a single charge of threatening to commit a crime.

Abdul F. Ismail entered the plea in Eastern Hampshire Court, admitting to his role in the April 11 incident, Masslive reported.

The judge, Thomas Estes placed his conviction "on file" for the next 12 months, which implies that no sentence will be imposed if he stays out of trouble over that time.

INEC writes Dino Melaye notifying him of receiving petitions for his recall

INEC has written a letter to Senator Dino Melaye, informing him of receiving petitions for his recall from members of his constituency in Kogi West Senatorial district.

A copy of the letter above. The petition signed by 188, 588 voters, was delivered to INEC office yesterday.

“Stop glorifying Yahoo Yahoo boys in your music” Falz comes for 9ice, Lord of Ajasa | 9ice responds

Rapper Falz The Bahd Guy, has voiced out his opinion on musicians that encourage crime and fraudulent practices by singing praises of fraudsters - Yahoo Yahoo boys.

The 'Soft work' rapper went on to advise that as role models, artists should use their music as tool to affect lives positively.

CAN insists CRK has been removed from schools’ curriculum, saying it’s satanic

 The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the new secondary school curriculum introduced  by the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC).

CAN insist that CRK has been removed from schools’ curriculum, asking the Presidency to direct the Ministry of Education to publish details of the new curriculum on its website “so everyone can see what it contains”.

Id-El-Fitr: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 26th and Tuesday 27th as Public Holiday to mark Id-El-Fitr Celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Director Overseeing the Office of the Permanent Secretary (DOOPS), Rufa’i Kawu Attahiru on Thursday.

After being accused of banging Tonto Dikeh's husband, Rosaline Meurer writes letter to her future husband and this happens

Since Tonto Dikeh and Olukunle Churchill's marriage parked up, Rosaline Meurer, has been fingered as one of the factor that led to it. And the name calling started when Tonto accused her of sleeping with her husband then.

Rosaline, an actress and also a 'staff' of Churchill's Big Church Foundation, yesterday wrote a letter to her future husband.

Indian Traffic Police officer who stopped President's convoy to let ambulance pass through, to be rewarded

A brave traffic police sub-inspector, ML Nijalingappa, who was deployed to the busy Bengaluru’s Trinity Circle on Saturday won the heart of many when he stopped the convoy of the President of India to make way for an ambulance.

The convoy was leading Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to the inauguration of Metro’s Green Line in the City when the sub-inspector directed his colleagues to help the ambulance make its way towards a private hospital near HAL through the traffic-heavy road.

O.J. Simpson could be free soon as his Parole hearing holds in July

Imprisoned former American football star O.J. Simpson has a July 20 parole hearing that could have him released from a Nevada prison on Oct. 1, a state parole official said..

He is currently serving time in a Nevada prison for a Las Vegas robbery and kidnapping conviction.

Simpson, now 70, has served more than eight years of a nine-to-33 year sentence imposed after he was found guilty in 2008 of the charges charges stemming from a confrontation with two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas casino hotel room in September 2007.
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