Saturday 31 August 2019

2019 African Games: Nigeria Now Second On Medals Table

A flurry of gold medals in wrestling and others from athletics, boxing and even canoeing has seen Nigeria soar to the second spot on the overall medals table at the ongoing African Games in Morocco.

Nigeria, as of Thursday night, had gathered a total of 103 medals (40 gold, 28 silver, and 35 bronze medals).

South Africa, who were previously occupying the second position, has now dropped to third as the curtain is set to drop on this edition of the African Games.

Abomination! Man & Son Sleep With Biological Daughter, Impregnate Her, Get Banished (Photos)

The man in a blue T-shirt is Sunday Matias Ekeogu from Umunwachukwu village in Oboro-Umueze Community in Ogwa town in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State. The young man that is unclad is his son by name Chimereuche Ekeogu while the young pregnant girl is his daughter from a different woman.

Bobrisky On The Run As Police Shutdown The Venue Of Bobrisky 27th Birthday In Lekki

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Popular Nigerian cross-dress Idris Okuneye popular known as Bobrisky is said to be on the run as police shut down the venue of his birthday party in Lekki, Lagos and disperse everyone.

Watch the video below

London Protest: As Thousands Of Corbyn-Backed Activists Bring Chaos To The Streets In Plan To Cripple 32 Cities In Fury Over Boris Johnson's Suspension of Parliament

Demonstrators rallied on Saturday in cities across Britain against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial move to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit (pictured, protesters in London today)
Campaigners have started to gather in cities including London and Newcastle, with further protests planned in locations including Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow. The first few protesters gathered in London at around 11.30am, following a rallying call from Jeremy Corbyn who declared activists were 'right to take to the streets' (top, in London). 

And then later hundreds occupied areas of Newcastle (bottom-left) and York (bottom-right) for the 'stop the coup' protests organised by Anti-Brexit campaign group Another Europe Is Possible. Left-wing group Momentum is calling on its members to 'occupy bridges and blockade roads' in conjunction with unrest on the streets - with hundreds already campaigning outside Downing Street in Whitehall, central London. 

Nofisat Ibrahim: Suspected Assassins Kill First Bank Staff In Ondo

Nofisat Adetutu Ibrahim, a staff with an old generation bank in Akure, Ondo state, has been murdered by some suspected assassins. Ibrahim was killed on Wednesday, August 28, at the Oke Ogba area of Akure South local government area of the state around 7:30 pm.

It was gathered that late Nofisat was in charge of 'Point Of Sale' (POS) in the bank branch located in Oja Oba.

We Closed Seme Border To Stop Massive Rice Import –Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that massive illegal importation of rice across the Benin border into Nigeria was threatening his administration’s food sufficiency policy.

The President said the decision to shut down the border was to stop smuggling activities in the area.

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement, explained that Buhari gave the reason during an audience granted his Beninois counterpart, Patrice Talon, on the sidelines of the 7th Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), in Yokohama, Japan yesterday.

Friday 30 August 2019

Yvonne Jegede Invites Men She Rejected Earlier To Come And Try Again

Yvonne Jegede has shared a hilarious post asking men whose advances she refused earlier to come and try shooting their shot again.

The actress shared a viral photo with words that read: "If you have toasted me before and i told you I'm in a relationship, please come back."

She added in the caption: "Oya ooo. You all know the story... #shootyourshot."

"Soldier Poured Acid On Saro-Wiwa After Killing Him" - Eyewitness

An eyewitness, Ibrahim Abdullahi, who was a prisoner when the environmental rights activist, the late Ken Saro-Wiwa, was killed in 1995 by the late General Sani Abacha government, on Thursday, gave his account of how the late Ogoni leader and eight others were killed and buried.

He said the soldiers who carried out the execution took their corpses to a bush and poured acid on them before dumping them in a shallow grave.

Abdullahi, who was granted a state pardon in June this year by the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, after spending 30 years in prison, stated this in an interview with journalists at the African Centre for Peace and Development, Abuja.

Tension as suspected Okorocha thugs attack Govt Properties Recovery C’ttee

Imo: Tension as suspected Okorocha thugs attack Govt Properties Recovery C’ttee 

What would have been a routine task of recovering stolen government movable properties nearly ended in a fatality on Thursday evening as the members of the Imo State Committee on Recovery of Movable Government Assets were attacked by heavily armed thugs suspected to have been hired by former Governor Rochas Okorocha.

The committee had gone to the former governor’s house to recover 20 security and protocol vehicles, four-speed boats donated to the state by the NDDC, the only serviceable crane owned by the state used to install and repair street lights, over 100 street lights poles amongst other things.

Thursday 29 August 2019

We Turned Senator Shehu Sani To Blogger, Relocated Senator Hunkuyi To China - El-Rufai

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Governor Malam Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State said that former Senators Shehu Sani is now a blogger and Uthman Hunkuyi has relocated to China as he has retired them from politics.

He made the statement while responding to the Kpop Ham Malam Danladi Gyet Maude, who paid him a courtesy visit at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna.

Governor El-Rufai said, “We have kicked out Shehu Sani, who has now become a blogger and Uthman Hunkuyi who has now relocated to China with his family for not giving the people of Kaduna State the opportunity of getting the loan that will help in improving the lots of Kaduna people.”

Police Seize Pastor Fatoyinbo’s Passport, Conduct Search On His House, Office

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The Nigerian Police Force has seized the international passport of pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA.

This was done as part of the bail condition granted to the pastor who was interrogated a few days ago over a rape allegation leveled against him by Busola Dakolo, wife of singer Timi Dakolo.

A search was conducted at his residence and office on Wednesday by detectives from the Force Criminal Investigation Department(FCID), Abuja.

ECHOES OF 1966: Ojukwu Betrayed Awolowo With The Civil War - Ayo Adebanjo

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ECHOES OF 1966: Some Igbos are lying over Awolowo’s civil war role

• Warns: North will not give power back to South in 2023

By Dapo Akinrefon, Deputy Regional Editor, South-West
CHIEF Ayo Adebanjo is a staunch Awoist, loyal to the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. In this interview, Adebanjo narrates the origin of the crisis in the Western Region, the rift between Awolowo and the late Samuel Ladoke Akintola and how Awolowo prevailed on former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (ret.), to fight civil war. Excerpts:

BBNaija: Tacha Kneels Down To Apologise To Biggie

Biggie, on Sunday, issued a second strike to housemate Tacha for disrespecting authority.

Tacha was issued the strike after Biggie played videos of her disobeying the house rules.

Big Brother gathered the housemates in the lounge and played several videos of Tacha’s disrespect to authority and fellow housemates.

Biggie also said Tacha undermined the world of Big Brother. Tacha had two weeks ago received her first strike for provocation.

Wadume: Picture Of The Turbaning Of The Notorious Kidnapper

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Retaliation: Nigeria Slashes Visa Fees For US citizens

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Barely 24 hours after the US authorities increased the cost of visa application for Nigerians under a tit for tat policy, FG has announced a reduction in the amount payable by citizens of the U.S seeking Nigerian visas.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said the FG has approved a reduction in visa charges payable by United States citizens from $180 to $150.

In a statement, the US consulate in Nigeria had said America was “reciprocating” the extra visa fee the Nigerian government charges its citizens. The consulate had explained that the extra cost would be applicable to only those whose visa requests were granted.

40 Honda Dashboard Warning Lights And What They Mean

There are many warning lights that can illuminate on your Honda car dashboard. These warning lights can come on as a result of one issue or the other.

These dashboard warning lights illuminate to easily get the attention of the driver about something not being right in the car.

The colour of the warning light that comes up on your Honda dashboard could be green, yellow or red.

Ahmadu Bello University Students Kidnapped Along Abuja-Kaduna Road

Ahmadu Bello University students kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna road

Three final year students of the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria have been kidnapped on Abuja-Kaduna expressway. The students were said to be on their way to school when the vehicle they were traveling in, was attacked by their abductors.

The Abuja-Kaduna road is notorious for being a flash-point of kidnappings.

Uber Driver Injures Lady's Breast, Breaks Her Phone In Lagos

A beautiful lady booked an uber last week, the driver used his car key to crash her breast, broke her phone and tore her dress just because she told him to follow the traffic light.

She went to the uber office to report but they denied him of been their driver. She wrote;

I booked this Uber on Saturday around past 2am. This man used his car key to crash my Breast and also he broke my phone just because I told him to follow the traffic light. I went to Uber office and they deny him of them been their driver. Pls help me search for this man

How Bashir Magashi Stole From Nigeria. Now, A Minister In Buhari’s Cabinet

As a top army officer holding command position, he abused public trust and was caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Realizing that he had been boxed into a tight corner, with clear evidence of guilt laid bare before him, the officer sang like a canary as he confessed his thievery of public fund.

Sullen and distraught, he begged authorities, offering to forfeit more than two-thirds of his loot hidden in a secret bank account offshore, those familiar with the matter told PREMIUM TIMES.

He did not want to be prosecuted or publicly humiliated over the matter. His traducers empathized with him, accepted his offer, secretly reprimanded him and allowed him the freedom to enjoy the remainder of his loot in peace.

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Austrheim Sinks: Disaster At Sea, Sad Day For Nigerian Businessmen & Travellers

At least three people died after a ferry belonging to Cameroon’s shipping company Achouka sank off Cameroon’s Atlantic coast Sunday evening, according to local authorities.

About 200 passengers were on board the ferry, which left neighboring Nigeria and was heading to Tiko wharf in Cameroon’s Southwest region, a Cameroon navy official who preferred not to be named said.

Minimum Requirements Of Becoming A Professor In Nigeria

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Holding the academic rank of professor is no child’s play in Nigeria. There are certain minimum requirements expected to be fulfilled for such a person to be promoted to the professorial rank.

The hurdles towards that are among the most rigorous around and is in line with minimum standards obtainable in older university systems outside Africa.

In this post, presents details of that, as is currently obtainable in the Nigerian University System.

Photos from Ronke Odusanya's Naming Ceremony In The United States Of America

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About a week ago, Nollywood actress, Ronke Odusanya welcomed her first child in the U.S. and the naming ceremony held last weekend in America in line with islamic rites.

The actress and her man, Saheed Aranmolate otherwise called Don Jago christened the child Oluwafifehanmi, Fareeha, Olamiposi.

See more photos from the naming ceremony below...

Nigerian Turns Bundles Of Dollars Into Daughter's Bed, Nigerians & Presidential Aide Reacts (Pix)

A video of an Igbo man asking his baby daughter to march on bundles of dollars as he turns dollars into her bed has got Nigerians talking!!!

In the video, the man placed his cute baby daughter on the bundles of dollars and asked her to lie on money and match it that her father has gotten lots of money. He spoke in Igbo language.

Monday 26 August 2019

Viral Photo Of A Baby Born With Birth Control Implant On The Head

Viral photo of a baby born with birth control implant on the head

A viral photo of a baby born with a birth control implant on the head has Twitter users amused.

In the photo, the newborn baby is seen with the implant, which was meant to stop the mother from getting pregnant, stuck in his or her hair.

US Embassy Blocks Visa Interview Dates In Nigeria Until Further Notice

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Nigerians can’t get US visa appointment dates despite payments

*Travel agents charge desperate applicants N100,000
*Student visa application fee now over N200,000

Nigerians applying for visas to the United States are currently in a fix as they cannot seem to get appointment dates for interviews, The PUNCH understands.

This is despite the payment of visa fees and other charges which range from N58,000 to N200,000.

Sunday 25 August 2019

BBNaija: Khafi Cries As Gedoni Is Evicted

Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate, Khafi broke down in tears after her most loved housemate, Gedoni was evicted from the show this evening.

Khafi broke down and started crying when Gedoni was asked to exit the reality television show hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.

Bishop Oyedepo says your destiny is dependent on your commitment to God not on your energy on sweat

Bishop Oyedepo says your destiny is dependent on your commitment to God not on your energy on sweat

Clergy man David Oyedepo said he is a living testimony to the truth that a person's  destiny is dependent on God not on their hard work.

Queen Nwokoye Celebrates Oluchi, Her Daughter's 1st Birthday (Photos)

The A list actress took to her Instagram page and poured praises on her daughter, Oluchi on her birthday as she turns one.

Recall she gave birth to a beautiful daughter last year. 

She captioned it " I cannot thank God enough for his blessings. This time a year ago, you made your grand entrance and my life has never been the same again. Nothing compares to the joy and laughter you bring to us. May God continue to bless you, guide and protect you. May you be a blessing to us and the whole world. We love you. Happy birthday to my boss baby.. my small madam.. the one who has my mumu button and know how to press it well".. 

G7 wives stroll through a flower-filled garden in Biarritz... while Boris Johnson's girlfriend Carrie Symonds stays at home in the UK

Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron lead their fellow G7 wives on a tour
The G7 wives (left to right) Akie Abe, wife of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chile's First Lady Cecilia Morel, Jenny Morrison, wife of Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Brigitte Macron, Malgorzata Tusk, wife of European Council President Donald Tusk, Adele Malpass, wife of World Bank President David Malpass and Melania Trump walk in the garden of the Villa Arnaga, House-museum of Edmond Rostand, during a visit on traditional Basque culture in Combo-les-Bains
Looking relaxed and pleased in each other's company, Mayor Jean-Marie Iputcha took the glamorous ladies on a whirlwind tour of the village of Espelette, near to where the summit is taking place. But conspicuous by her absence was Boris Johnson's beau Carrie Symonds, who is understood to have not been able to make the trip due to work commitments. Melania Trump is understood to have scouted the area in June, to prepare for the gastronomic and cultural tour in the village which is 20 miles into the Pyreness foothills. The area is most famous for its dried red peppers called Piment d'Espelette. The ladies strolled through the picturesque village, also known for its stunning scenery, and posed outside a number of local shops, and traditional Basque houses. (pictured left to right, US First Lady Melania Trump, the wine shop owner, Mayor Jean-Marie Iputcha, Brigitte Macron, wife of Emmanuel Macron, Akie Abe, wife of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Malgorzata Tusk, wife of European Council President Donald Tusk, Jenny Morrison, the wife of Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Chile's First Lady Cecilia Morel.

David Beckham shares a smooch with wife Victoria and leaps into the water with daughter Harper as the family soak up the sun on Elton John's yacht

David Beckham smooches wife Victoria as they enjoy a family day on Elton John's yacht
The Beckhams continued their epic summer of travels on Sunday as they enjoyed a day on Elton John's lavish yacht in the South Of France. Sporting star David, 45, enjoyed a rare show of affection with wife Victoria, 44, as they shared a sweet smooch in the sunshine (top right).

PM warns chances of leaving the EU with a deal are now 'touch and go' as he tells Tusk that UK will not pay £39bn divorce bill without one and Donald Trump says he's the 'right man' for the job

Boris Johnson warns Donald Tusk Britain will NOT pay full £39 billion Brexit divorce bill
Boris Johnson warned Donald Tusk today that Britain will not pay all of the £39 billion Brexit divorce bill if there is a No Deal split on October 31 as the two men met for showdown talks in Biarritz (bottom right). The Prime Minister made clear to the president of the European Council that Brussels may get just £9 billion - or even as little as £7 billion - 
if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement at the Halloween deadline. Speaking immediately before the meeting, Mr Johnson told ITV: 'If we come out without an agreement it is certainly true that the £39 billion is no longer, strictly speaking, owed.' Pictured main, clockwise from top: President of France Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and U.S. President Donald Trump - who today called Mr Johnson the 'right man' to take the UK out of the EU.