Friday, 23 June 2017

Peter Tosh's son allegedly beaten into a coma in jail

The family of Jamaican reggae musician, Peter Tosh, who died in 1987, want answers after his son ends up in a coma while serving time on pot charges.

From New York Time's Page Six

Nkem Says: The Wahala Of Dating Outside Your Social Class

We grew up watching classics like Cinderella, Coming to America, Pretty Woman, Nollywood’s Violated and a couple of other movies where love conquered the social class divide.

Fast forward to 2017, the Internet rules; anyone can meet anyone, and nobody kicks up a fuss about cross-class relationships or marriages anymore. It is not considered overtly scandalous. We no longer factor it in when considering the root of our relationship problems, and we look to psychology or gender norms instead when trying to figure out why our partner is being an ass. We pretend that we live in a classless society where background does not matter as much as present compatibility. Things are changing and people’s classes are no longer inscribed in stone.

Church elders and late Pastor’s wife fight over leadership and finances in the US

The widow of Senior Pastor Ben Gibert of Detroit World Outreach (DWO), Charisse Gibert was arrested during a church service, for trespassing in a church where her late husband had been a Senior Pastor for 12 years.

Reports claim that she was fired from her church position (as First Vice President) and plans were already put in place to sell her home by the elders of the church after her husband’s demise.

London Tower Fire: English FA to donate Community Shield proceeds to victims

Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Clarke on Friday said the proceeds from the 2017 FA Community Shield will be donated to support those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

He said football is for all and hopes that in some small way through the Community Shield the association is able to give something back to those who are in need.

Dino Melaye sues INEC, says dead people signed petition to recall him

Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) said he had filed his case against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He said he filed the case on Friday at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Kaduna Declaration: Arewa Youth call for the sack of the NSA, IGP and DSS boss

The Coalition of Northern youths under the auspices of Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA), have called on Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to sack the National Security Adviser, Inspector General of Police and Director of State Security Services for their failure to arrest those behind the “Kaduna Declaration”.

Osinbajo and Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai had earlier ordered the arrest of those behind the hate speeches.

President Buhari will soon return home - Solomon Dalung

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, says President Buhari will soon be back home.

He disclosed this on his Facebook page on Friday..  He wrote: "Our God answers prayer, My President will soon return. Inshallah. I stand with Buhari"

President Buhari left Nigeria for the UK for medical checkup about six weeks ago and has not been seen or heard from since then.

Dammy Krane's credit card theft saga is a clear case of "Implication" - Tuface

Singer Dammy Krane was arrested and booked in Miami for credit card fraud and identity fraud and now faces nine felony charges in Miami-Dade criminal court.

However, Music star, Tuface said his fellow singer was implicated in something he knew nothing about.

Footballer Kelechi Nwakali shares photo of himself frying garri in his village

19 year old  Nigerian International Footballer and Arsenal FC player, Kelechi Nwakali shared this photo of him frying garri in his village. 

He captioned it;

The Queen of England reported to Police for not wearing a seatbelt

The Queen of England was on Wednesday reported to West Yorkshire Police for not wearing a seatbelt as she travelled to the State Opening of Parliament.

According to the Authorities, they received a 999 call from someone saying the Queen was not wearing a seat belt as she travelled with Prince Charles through London from Buckingham Palace to Westminster.

Nigerian woman cured of rare cancer in India

Thirty seven-year old Nigerian woman, Amina Abubakar was not sure that she will survive after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 by a Nigerian hospital.

But it was a wrong diagnosis for Amina, who was a final year medical student. As it turned out, she was actually suffering from skin cancer.

After struggling for more than three years, Amina can now breathe easy. Thanks to the treatment that cured her at a city hospital in Bengaluru, India.

Supreme court sacks Senator Sani Danladi, asks him to return salaries and allowances

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Senator Sani Abubakar Danladi (Taraba North) to vacate his seat and refund all salaries and allowances he received within 90 days. 

The court order which replaces Danladi with Shuaibu Isa Lau was contained in the judgement of the court on the appeal filed by Lau. 

This German model is on a mission to transform into a black woman, but many blacks are saying NO to her! (Photos)

A German white model Martina Big has been on a mission for the past couple of months to transform herself into the “most tanned barbie doll”.

She is going for an “exotic” look and her end goal is to fully transform into a black woman.

As a result, she has undergone surgery to get fuller lips, dark skin and much bigger breasts.

"Men are naturally born to cheat, so live with it" - Actress Funke Adesiyan tells fellow women

Nollywood actress, Funke Adesiyan is the talk of the moment after advising fellow women not to leave their husbands because of cheating.

The beautiful actress wrote on Instagram, yesterday:

UNICAL student arrested in Calabar for stealing N300,000 from a fruit seller

Emmanuel Dominic, a 400 level student of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has been arrested by the police in Calabar Cross River State for allegedly N300, 000 from a fruit seller.

According to the fruit seller who prefers anonymity, the suspect has been coming around her business place.

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..
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