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Saturday, 2 May 2015

Kate Middleton Emerges With New Baby Daughter Looking Immaculate - Just 12 hours After She Arrived at Hospital and 10 hours After Giving Birth to Second Child

Royal baby girl revealed by Kate Middleton and Prince William outside Lindo Wing
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge emerged on the steps outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital shortly after 6pm this evening (left and centre), where the world was given a brief glimpse of the new princess (right), whose name is yet to be announced. The newest royal, who appeared wrapped tightly in a white blanket, was born at 8.34am today weighing 8lbs and 3oz - less than three hours after the Duchess was admitted to hospital. Kate, 33, wore a yellow and white dress and smiled for the cameras while Prince William looked in admiration at their second child and first daughter. Their eldest, Prince George, was taken to meet his newborn sister earlier today where he offered a timid wave to the gathered crowds from the hospital steps, before he was whisked home for his bath and tea by his nanny.

It's A Girl! Kate Middleton Gives Birth To The New Royal Baby Girl

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Britain has a new princess after Kate Middleton gave birth Saturday morning to a 8lb 3oz baby girl in London.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's big news was announced on Twitter by Kensington Palace shortly after 11 a.m. BST a few hours after the delivery, which happened at 8:34 a.m. BST (3:34 a.m. ET).

The new baby girl is the fourth in line to the throne, behind Prince George who will turn two on July 22. Prince Harry has been pushed back into fifth place, while Prince Andrew — the Queen’s second son and the new child's great uncle — is now sixth in line.

Rio Ferdinand's Wife Rebecca Ellison Loses Battle with Cancer - We Look Back at Their Life Together

Rio Ferdinand and Rebecca Ellison
Rio Ferdinand and Rebecca Ellison
The QPR defender issued a statement on the club's official website on Saturday after his beloved partner lost her battle.
He said: "My soul mate slipped away last night. Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer."

$300m Fight of the Century - Floyd Mayweather Vs Manny Pacquiao - Richest Fight In Boxing History Finally On!

Floyd Mayweather is looking ahead to retirement and has been more subdued than before...
Via -Dailymail 

No fewer than 11,500 seats were sold for boxing's first weigh-in for which tickets have ever been required and those $10 for charity pieces of paper were changing hands for up to $600 as May-Pac-Mania cranked up to fever pitch in the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
A stage setting lavish enough for an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical extravanganza awaited the two gladiators in Saturday night's Fight of the Century as they made their way to the scales through the roaring crowd.
The fans of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had struggled through long queues and security searches to gain entry, some of them arriving three hours before the ritual checking of poundage. 

Fuel Scarcity: Arik Air to Suspend Local And International Flights Today

Hundreds of air passengers may be stranded at the various airports across the country as Nigeria major airline, Arik Air, plans to suspend flight operations today, due to the lingering aviation fuel scarcity in the country. Arik Air controls about sixty percent of the Nigerian aviation market.
The Managing Director, Arik Air, Mr Chris Ndulue made this disclosure yesterday at the airline corporate headquarters while addressing aviation reporters.
He said the airline has been operating 20% of its daily flights schedule due to scarcity of aviation fuel, particularly in Lagos, its major hub. The airline operates about 120 flights on its domestic routes daily.

Floyd Mayweather: The thug with two jets, 100 cars and $250,000 in a duffel bag he'll blow at a strip club if he wins the big fight

Floyd Mayweather, the thug with two jets and 100 cars

Tucked away in a corner of Floyd Mayweather’s changing room at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is a space reserved for a black Nike duffel bag that remains with him at all times.
Safeguarded by a member of the 38-year-old boxer’s extensive entourage, and weighing in at around a stone, it’s used to transport the ‘bricks’ of cash that he likes to plough through during the course of a typical day.
Staff call it the ‘pregnant duffel’, for a simple reason: it’s always bulging with money.
Tonight, in advance of Mayweather’s long-awaited showdown with Manny Pacquiao, that bag’s contents will include five shrink-wrapped bundles of $100 bills, each bundle worth some $50,000 — the equivalent of roughly £31,250.
This not-so-petty cash has been set aside to finance the first couple of hours of what the famously brash fighter, who is undefeated in 47 professional bouts, confidently expects to be a raucous victory celebration. 

Mother Allegedly Tortured Son For Greeting A Neighbour.


A nine-year-old boy, identified only as Kingsley, was on Thursday abandoned at a filling station at Adetola bus stop on Ijaiye Road, Agbado, Lagos State, by his mother.


It was learnt that the mother, Blessing, allegedly tortured him for greeting a neighbour.

She was said to have brought the boy from Ojuelegba, where they live and dumped him at the station around 7am.
Punch Metro gathered that Blessing left the area after telling the child that she wanted to buy some items at a nearby shop.

Lauryn Hill Blames Promoters For Missing ‘May Day Live’ Concert In Lagos

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Lauryn Hill‘s May Day Live Concert billed to hold Friday 1 May, has been cancelled.
The multiple-Grammy Award winning artiste has released a statement on her website, MsLaurynHill.com, explaining reasons why she and her entourage (the MLH band and Production Team) couldn’t be in Lagos for the May Day Live concert.

Nollywood Actor Peter Bunor's Last Interview Before His Death Says "Friends, Nollywood, Govt Abandoned Me"

*Peter Bunor
*Peter Bunor
VETERAN Nollywood actor and one of the industry’s patriarchs and pioneer role interpreters Peter Bunor has been to death and back since he was struck by a deadly stroke.
His state of health presently is so bad to the extent that except help comes to him urgently, the industry may witness the loss of another star actor after Enebeli Enebuwa. To many who know how bad his health conditions have been in the last one year, his being alive today is a miracle.
There are even rumors that he has kicked the bucket. However, Bunor is alive but not a happy man.

Nollywood Actor, Peter Bunor is Dead


Veteran actor Peter Bunor has died after battling with stroke for several years. The actor died yesterday May 1st. His son, Peter Jr, who is also an actor took to Facebook to announce his passing.
“In the early hours of today, my father, friend, teacher, confidant passed on.” he wrote
Peter Bunor had complained for years, accusing his colleagues, even the ones he mentored in the industry, of abandoning after he fell ill.

You’re a Bad Loser, APC Leaders Blast Goodluck Jonathan For Saying Buhari Did Not Win The Last Election Fairly.

Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan has been described as a bad loser who would rather continue to seek pub­lic sympathy than asking for forgiveness from Nigeri­ans who rejected him at the March 28 presidential elec­tion for bad governance.

This was the consensus of some All Progressives Con­gress, APC leaders who were reacting to President Jona­than’s claim on Thursday that the President-elect, Gen. Mu­hammadu Buhari did not win the last election fairly.

Why Igbo Leaders Visited Buhari – Ikedife

Some Igbo leaders including retired Army Generals and the former President General of Ohane­ze Ndigbo, Dr Dozie Ikedife have paid a private visit to the President-elect, Gen­eral Muhammadu Buhari to make a case for the Igbo in the incoming APC-led feder­al government so that the re­gion will not be abandoned for not giving massive sup­port to the victorious party like the South West during the just concluded presiden­tial election.

Dr Ikedife who disclosed this at his Nnewi residence, yesterday, said the purpose of the visit was to appeal to General Buhari not to leave the Igbo in the cold in his ap­pointments and infrastructural development because of the low support he received from the South East geo-political zone during the presidential election.


“You know people of the South East voted heavily for the PDP and not very much for the APC. And I had always warned during the campaigns that the Igbo should not put all their eggs in one basket. And the impression will be that the President-elect was not sup­ported by the people of the South East. Our visit is to let the President-elect know that he is the President for all and that he has to accommodate people from the South East in his administration.

Hello Lagos, Nigeria! A message to Nigeria from Ms. Lauryn Hill


We are disappointed to report that we will not be performing at tonight's concert. From our end, we did everything we were supposed to do, including waiting at the airport for many hours, ready to fly out and share the evening with you. Unfortunately, after much effort, the promoter was not able to get all of our travel arrangements taken care of. This prevented us from being able to fly into Nigeria in time to make the concert. We were all very excited to come, and very disappointed that we couldn't make this one. HOWEVER, we are working to reschedule our appearance ASAP. From what we've been told, the promoter intends to honor all tickets sold. Our best to and for Lagos. Love and Blessings!

Ms. Lauryn Hill and the MLH band and Production Team.

Friday, 1 May 2015

Thursday, 30 April 2015

SOUTH AFRICA TO START GIVING HIV VICTIMS ‘MARK’ CLOSE TO THEIR GENITALS


South Africa President, Jacob Zuma has signed a bill that will make identification of HIV victims easier.
Henceforth, every person who gets tested and is found to be HIV positive will not just get counselling and medication.
They will also get a mark in form of a tattoo near their genitals according to the bill signed by the president.

Court Dissolves Marriage Because Woman Has No ‘Vagina Opening’


An Abeokuta Customary Court sitting in Ake on Wednesday dissolved a three-year-old marriage between Mr Femi Olayiwole and wife, Kemi, due to the absence of vagina, deceit and frequent fighting.

Olayiwole told the court that his wife deceived him to marry her knowing that she could not bear him a child.

He accused his wife, who had failed to appear in court after being summoned several times, of living a false life, frequent fighting and threatening his life.

FG Demands Corpses Of Executed Nigerians In Indonesia


The Federal Government has demanded for the bodies of four Nigerians who were executed by firing squad in Indonesia on drug related offences on Tuesday. The FG says it was rather an unfortunate incident, that despite its pleas and that of the international community, the Indonesian Government went ahead to execute them. It therefore warned Nigerians to stay away from drugs.

In a statement released yesterday by the Public Communications Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja the Federal Government demanded their bodies saying they will be brought home for decent burials and also commiserated with their families. 

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Meet President Elect Buhari's Transition Team [Photo]


President-elect Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated a 19-member Transition Committee to liaise with its Federal Government counterpart to ensure a smooth handover of power on May 29.
The committee is headed by one-time Federal Permanent Secretary Mallam Ahmed Joda.
The committee has been meeting with the Federal Government committee headed by Vice President Namadi Sambo before yesterday’s inauguration.

President-Elect Gn. Buhari at the Induction of New Members of the 8th National Assembly



President-Elect Gen Buhari was at the induction of new members of the National assembly organised by the National Institute for Legislative Studies in Abuja today April 29th today. At the induction, Buhari promised to work closely with the National Assembly members, stating that for any democratic leader to work successful, he needs the cooperation of the national assembly members...

Weed in Toilet - Three Men Arrested After Failed Attempt to Flush a Large Amount Of Cannabis Down The Toilet.



A group of men have been arrested after they spectacularly failed to flush a large amount of cannabis down the toilet.

On Monday 27 April officers from Newham carried out a raid at an address in Manor Park.

The occupants refused to answer the door, and the officers, alerted by a pungent smell of cannabis coming through the letterbox, forced entry.

Detective Inspector Gordon Henderson, from Newham police, said: "The officers involved acted diligently and promptly and I am pleased their actions resulted in three arrests and the seizure of a large quantity of drugs."

Jonathan Warns Against Formation of Parallel Government Before May 29.

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday warned against the establishment of a parallel government by the incoming administration before May 29.
The Minister of National Planning, Suleiman Abubakar, who briefed State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Jonathan, insisted that Jonathan is still in charge till May 29.
Speaking as a member of the Transition Committee, he said the Jonathan administration is not comfortable with some terms of reference of the incoming government’s transition committee, which tend to create a parallel government.

Video: I Have All the Documents The US Needs To Arrest President Jonathan for Financing Boko Haram - Adamu Aliyu


President-Elect Gen. Buhari Gets G-7 Invitation for Berlin Summit on 8th & 9th of May

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The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has invited the President- elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to the forthcoming Group of Seven industrialized nations of the world (G-7) summit in Berlin.
The invitation to the summit slated for May 8 and 9 in the German capital was delivered to Buhari by the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Zenner, at the Defence House, Abuja, on Tuesday.
The G-7 nations are Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and the United States.

CABINET IN NIGERIA INSTALLED WITH A WARNING - The Man Buhari Then is Still The Same - New York Times on January 19, 1984

FROM THE ARCHIVE(s):::
Nigeria, Jan. 18— Nigeria's new leader, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Buhari, swore in the members of his Cabinet today, warning them that the ruling Supreme Military Council ''will keep a keen and watchful eye on your performance, your style of life and general public conduct while in office.''
He said the new administration, which came to power after the overthrow of the civilian Government of President Shehu Shagari on Dec. 31, ''will not tolerate fraud, indiscipline, corruption, squandermania, misuse and abuse of public office for self or group aggrandizement and other vices which characterize the civilian administration of the past four years.''

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Photos of Aridolf Hotel In Bayelsa State Allegedly Owned By First Lady Patience Jonathan - Financial Times


The Aridolf hotel in Yenagoa is an unlikely monument to kitsch on a reclaimed swamp in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger delta. In the lobby, Louis XIV furniture is accompanied by bowls of plastic fruit, faux Dutch landscapes and a grotesquely gaudy chandelier. The hotel is redolent of the riches on display in a region that for half a century has generated the bulk of Nigeria’s wealth.

Indonesia Executes 8 Prisoners including 4 Nigerians, Spares Filipino Woman at Last Minute


Eight drug-trafficking convicts from several countries were executed by an Indonesian firing squad shortly after midnight on Wednesday, media said, but a Filipino woman who was on death row with them was unexpectedly spared at the last minute.
There was no immediate official confirmation that the eight men had been executed.
Earlier, Jakarta rejected last-ditch pleas from around the world for clemency to be granted the drug traffickers from Nigeria, Australia, Brazil and Indonesia, ordering their mass execution to proceed within hours.

Pictured: Angry Mum Smacks Her Son When She Spots Him On TV Throwing Sticks at Police During Baltimore Riots Protests [Photo+Video]



BALTIMORE -- This Baltimore mom saw her son throwing rocks at police on television during the Baltimore riots. The Woman wearing yellow was the Only One caught on camera disciplining her masked son for throwing rocks at police. And there was no 'beating' of the young thug-in-training in the video. This young man was stopped in his tracks and taught consequences by a caring mother!. It will be a long time before he forgets his debut on national television.

I agree with this woman's action of trying to get the son off the street,  I would if it was my son. That's what's wrong with these younger generations, the parents aren't anywhere to be found anymore. 

Shocking Moment 'Shoplifter' Fell 20ft Through Second Floor Window of Exclusive London Store Molton Brown 'After Being Pursued by Police'

Suspected Royal Exchange shoplifter critical after falling 20ft onto street
The man, believed to be aged 60, dropped from a second-floor glass window onto a street packed with workers while he was allegedly being pursued by police in the City of London yesterday morning. He threw a chair through the window on Threadneedle Street before attempting to climb out onto the ledge of the Royal Exchange and falling onto the pavement outside a branch of Molton Brown. One witness revealed hearing smashing and screams, and saw 'quite a lot of blood' on the pavement - while another admitted the man 'looked in a bad way to me' following the fall.

Distraught Families of Two Australians facing the Firing Squad TONIGHT Collapse in Tears as They See Their Loved Ones for the Final Time

Bali Nine death row duo facing the firing squad TONIGHT
Two Australian drug smugglers set to be executed by firing squad in Indonesia have entered their final hours - with their families collapsing in tears as they said their goodbyes. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran (inset) are expected to be executed at around midnight on the Indonesian island of Nusakambangan - 5pm UK time. The relatives were mobbed by journalists as they arrived at the prison (main and left, which shows Sukuraman's mother). 

The shooting is set to go ahead despite Indonesia's Constitutional Court agreeing to hear a legal challenge brought by the duo and setting a hearing date of May 12. Chan and Sukumaran are part of the Bali Nine who were convicted in 2005 over a plot to smuggle around 18.2lbs of heroin from Indonesia to Australia. The pair, as well as other death row inmates, have remained defiant in their final hours inside the prison on Indonesia's 'death island', where coffins were seen arriving earlier this evening (bottom right). Chan married his fiancé of less than three months while inside prison (top right).

Collapsed bridge: Contractor Must Compensate Victims, says Kwankwaso

Collapsed bridge in Kano
The Kano State Police Command said that it had started investigation into the cause of the collapsed bridge that killed seven persons in Kano on Sunday.
Also, the state Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, said the government would force the contractor handling the project to pay for the medical bills of the injured victims.
The contractor, the governor added, would also be forced to pay compensation to families of those who died in the incident.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, who spoke with our correspondent on Monday, said that the police was interested in knowing the cause of the collapse in order to stop recurrence of such a tragic incident.
He explained that initial reports showed that the driver of the ill-fated cab driver’s disobedience to an instruction by workers at the site not to drive under the bridge was responsible for the tragedy.

Hate Campaign: President-Elect Gen. Buhari Bars AIT From Covering Activities - “AIT has been asked to stay aside based on security and family concerns"

Chief Raymond Dokpesi and President-elect Buhari

President-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari may have just started a revenge mission on the African Independent Television, AIT when, yesterday, the security men attached to him barred the station’s correspondent, Tinabeso Bebei from covering Buhari’s functions.
Vanguard gathered that the directive was discreetly given to the correspondent by an official at the Defence House where the crew had gone to cover the visit of Cuban ambassador to Buhari.

Xenophobic Violence: Why Are The Citizens Not in Their Countries? Our BrothersContributed To This – President Jacob Zuma

Sarah Johnson's photo.

President Zuma Hitting a Foreign Worker at His Residence in South Africa 

President Jacob Zuma on Monday hit out at other African countries after South Africa faced a backlash over the wave of anti-foreigner attacks in the country.
While Zuma condemned the violence, saying immigrants contributed to the South African economy, he also questioned why so many had flocked to South Africa.

Monday, 27 April 2015

OPC Crisis: Why Gani Adams Must Go —Akinpelu OPC's National Publicity Secretary

Gani Adams
Adesina Akinpelu, the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Oodua Peoples Congress is entangled in a web of crisis with Otunba Gani Adams. To him, Adams has had enough in OPC since 1994 and it is time for him to take his leave. He and other members of his faction will stop at nothing to get him removed. But, how do you remove an ‘Iroko tree’ without the ground shaking? In this interview, he highlights some of the ‘sins’ which Gani Adams was alleged to have committed.…..

APC Accuses Jonathan Govt of ‘Last-Minute Dubious Activities’


Alhaji Lai Mohammed

The All Progressives Congress has threatened to probe the outgoing administration of President Goodluck Jonathan over some “last-minute dubious activities” ahead of the May 29 handover.
The party alleged that the outgoing administration had been looting the nation’s resources, hurriedly recruiting into the public service and privatisatising key financial institutions.
The APC, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, said such actions would have serious repercussions after May 29.
It said apart from media reports of such anomalies, the party had received reliable information from members of the public about some dubious actions by key officials of the outgoing Jonathan administration.
The party said while the Jonathan administration remains in charge until the midnight of May 29, it was important for the outgoing administration not to create any more problems for the incoming government than it had already done, or to tie the new government’s hands through some suspicious actions.

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Pictured: Pastor Chris Oyakilome's Cowboy Attire At At The Loveworld Festivals In South Africa

Voice Of The Cross - Good Morning Jesus (Worship)

No Female Governor Yet as PDP Candidate, Architect Darius Ishaku is Coasting Home to Victory

Aishat Alhassan

The hope that the 2015 governorship election will produce the first female elected governor in the country has appeared forlorn as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Architect Darius Ishaku was coasting home to victory in the early stages of result collation in the state. The likely victory of Ishaku is gradually dashing the expectation that Aishat Alhassan, the female governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC could become the first elected female governor in the country.

Okorocha Wins Imo State Governorship Election

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The incumbent Governor of Imo State and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Rochas Okorocha, has been declared the winner of the Imo State Governorship election, securing a second term in office.
Governor Okorocha was declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after the supplementary election of Saturday.
The re-run was between Governor Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Lagos State Govt To Provide Wi-Fi To Residents And Boost E-governance

WiFi in Lagos

The Lagos State government is working on making Wi-Fi accessible to every resident of the southern Nigerian State,  an official said.
According to the Permanent Secretary of the State’s ICT Ministry, Mrs Nike Animashaun, the first phase of the Wi-Fi connectivity would be deployed at parks located at different parts of the state.