Friday 15 March 2019

Funke Phillips: Sanwo-Olu’s Camp Confirms ‘Drug Trafficker’ Working For Governor-Elect

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An aide to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor-elect of Lagos State, has corroborated an earlier report that a suspected drug trafficker, Olufunke Phillips, worked in the media team of the governor-elect during his gubernatorial campaigns.

Mr Olusesan Daini, who is head of media committee of the Sanwo-Olu campaign organisation, confirmed the report to Guardian on Friday, but said Phillips was brought on board only as a consultant “for the purpose of election”.

We reported earlier that a Germany-based journalist, Ruona Meyer, on Friday morning called out Mrs Phillips on Twitter for allegedly being a renegade drug dealer who was charged with illegal possession of 3.14kg of cocaine in 2007.

Journalist Exposes Sanwo-Olu’s aide Olufunke Phillips As Cocaine Trafficker Evading Trial

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A Nigerian journalist, Ruona Meyer, has called out Olufunke Phillips, the digital manager of Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for being a fugitive after being charged for cocaine possession.

Ms Meyer made the disclosures on Friday morning via posts she made on her Facebook and Twitter pages

Ms Phillips, who is also a popular social and political commentator on social media, has declined to comment on the disclosures.

Ms Phillips (full name: Philip Esther Olufunke) was charged by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) with illegal possession of 3.14 kilogrammes of cocaine in 2007.

She was arraigned before Justice P.I Ajoku of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court in 2007 but she, alongside 25 others absconded after being granted bail by the judge.

Armed Robbery Suspect And 80-year-old Armourer Arrested In Delta

An armed robbery suspect and an 80-year-old armourer have been arrested and paraded by the police in Delta State, for allegedly terrorising Ughelli, Warri and Udu environs. 

The arrested suspects were identified as Emmanuel Patrick and Udenmba Ndu Ben and according to the State's Commissioner of Police, Adeyinka Adeleke, Patrick who hails from the Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, confessed to the crime and gave the names of other members of the gang.

Warri School Girl Who Will Rather Be Flogged For Not Paying School Fees Than Go Home Gets Help From Kind Nigerians!

The video of an unnamed pupil from Warri in Delta State, who was angry for being sent home from school, is presently going viral and a lot of people are already donating their widow’s mite for her to go back to school.
In a video shared by an Instagram user, the pupil was vexed that she was sent home from school because she hadn’t paid her school fee. According to her, she preferred to be beaten because she knows that with time, her teachers would get tired of flogging her than be sent home.
Watch her speak below:

Jim Iyke, AY Offer To Help Angry Warri Girl Sent Home From School

In a viral video posted by popular Nollywood actor Jim Iyke, This little girl was sent home from school because she fails to pay her school fees in time.

In her conversation with the person behind the camera with her sharp pidgin, The little students is really angry as she was sent home. She said "no be say I no go pay oo, dem go dey pursue person instead of them to flog person" 

I think the little girl is tired of being sent home often. She prefers to be flogged than being sent home. 

Thursday 14 March 2019

Nigerians React! As MC Oluomo Joins Abba Kyari To Celebrate Birthday In Lagos. Photos

An executive of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos state chapter, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo, joined a host of others yesterday to celebrate the birthday of Abba Kyari, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) commanding the IGP's intelligence response team.

Abba Kyari, who recently turned a year older, was hosted to a surprise birthday dinner with friends and colleagues yesterday in Lagos. 

PR Specialist, Samuel Olatunji Recounts How He Almost Committed Suicide 8-Years Ago

PR Specialist, Samuel Olatunji recounts how he almost committed Suicide 8 years ago
I Almost Committed Suicide

About eight years ago, I never used to get broke. The least I would have per time would be 100k (when Im broke). I moved to a bigger office and started to dream of conquering more territories. But life had other plans. Life started happening to me. All of a sudden, I started getting broke to the point of not having N1000. Business started dying, my so beautiful life began to witness the ugly side of it. I was flummoxed, scared, and tired.

I initially thought I got my planning wrong, I replanned, restrategize and read all the books I could.

Adesua Etomi On Vogue US Magazine 2019

Our very own superstar, Adesua Etomi-Wellington is one of the four women on the cover of Vogue US magazine’s latest issue.

The April 2019 issue is tagged “The Global Issue” and has two covers celebrating 14 global superstars from 14 different countries.

Read what they wrote about Adesua below...

"The Nigerian actress Adesua Etomi-Wellington can’t walk down the street in Lagos without getting mobbed, and if she’s with her husband, the actor Banky Wellington, forget it—a trip to the grocery store launches a thousand selfies. But unlike some of her cohorts on the shoot, she’s more of a third-culture kid, born in Nigeria and raised mainly in England. (She speaks in two fluent accents—Lagos and the British Midlands.) She went to school in Coventry, studied drama at the University of Wolverhampton, and then got a nine-to-five job with the fashion arm of a large supermarket chain. It was then that, as she puts it, “I can’t explain it—I felt I had to go back to Nigeria.”

How A Lady's Apartment Collapsed 4 Months After Packing In (Photos)

The images you see above is exactly what happened to twitter user @DuchessAnnie after she moved into a new apartment two years ago. 

According to her tweets, she got the place, paid for it and set it up to her taste. Four months into her living in the apartment, the ceiling gave way with the debris from the decking falling in her apartment.

UPDATE: 41 Survivors Of Lagos Island Collapsed Building Hospitalised, 38 Names Released, 3 Unknown

At least 41 people have survived the building collapse involving Ohen Nursery and Primary School, Ita Faji, Lagos Island, Lagos, SaharaReporters can confirm.

The list of survivors, obtained on Wednesday evening, contains 41 names, five of whom are unnamed.

All of them are in stable condition.

The survivors comprise 22 females, 17 males and two persons whose gender was not listed.

Photos: Girl Reveals She Is Dating Her Cousin

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A lady has revealed she is dating her cousin by sharing intimate pictures of them together online.

She posted several photographs, including one of them kissing, to Twitter with the caption: "Don't let y'all being cousins stop you from being in love."

The woman revealed she has had romantic feelings for her first cousin - whose mum is her mum's blood sister - since they were kids.

Writing on Twitter, she said: "Y'all need to get over who I f***. Cousin or not y'all weird asf.

"Can we change the stigma of incest? I shouldn't be limited to who I love because we're related.

Police Arrest Suspected Killer Of Temitope Sugar

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The Assistant Inspector General of Police in Zone Eleven, Leye Oyebade and Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Shina Olukolu, on Monday, told the Tribune Online that the police have succeeded in arresting one person in connection with the killing of Honourable Temitope Olatoye a.k.a Sugar on Saturday.
They also stated that aside the suspect linked with Sugar’s case, about 18 persons, six guns, nine live cartridges, axe, knives and other miscellaneous items were recovered, while the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) had been carrying out investigations.
The AIG and the police commissioner, however, said thatSugar’s death was in no way connected with the elections that took place on the day he was killed.

Sugar: Police Arrests Lawmaker Over Olatoye's Death

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The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Honourable Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede has been arrested by the Oyo state police command in connection with the assassination of the senatorial candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Honourable Temitope Olatoye, a.k.a Sugar last Saturday during the governorship election in the state.

Honourable Akinmoyede, who represents Lagelu state constituency, was alleged to have had a hand in the killing of Honourable Olatoye during the governorship election. cry

The security agency, our reporter gathered, had written a letter to the state house of assembly that Honourable Akinmoyede is currently under investigation.

It was gathered that Lafioye and the slain lawmaker have been political rivals in Lagelu local government area of the state over the years.

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Trump GROUNDS Boeing 737 Max Planes -Immediately - After US Was left As Only Country In The World Still Flying them After Ethiopia Disaster

Any Max 7 or Max 8  plane that is currently in the air will be allowed to land, and then the planes will be grounded until further notice, Trump said in a surprise announcement
President Trump says he is grounding all U.S. flights on Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 planes 'effective immediately' in an emergency order of prohibition. Any plane that is currently in the air will be allowed to land, and then the planes will be grounded until further notice, he said in a surprise announcement on Wednesday afternoon. Trump said he made the decision following conversations with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg and acting FAA administrator Dan Elwell after 'new information' and 'physical evidence' emerged on tragic incidents involving the Max 8 aircraft. 'They are all in agreement with the action,' Trump announced from the White House. 'Planes that are in the air will be grounded, if they're the 737 Max, will be grounded upon landing at the destination.' An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed Sunday, shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa. All 157 people on aircraft perished. A Lion Air flight on a 737 Max 8 crashed in October in Indonesia, taking the lives of its 189 passengers and crew, too.

Vigil Held For 8 Crew Members Of Ethiopian Airlines Flight

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On Monday, a vigil was held for the 8 crew members of the Ethiopian Airlines flight #ET302 who died following the crash of the Boeing 737 Max. Colleagues, family and friends at the Ethiopian Pilot Association Club, mourned their loved ones as investigations into the crash continue.

Pupils Feared Dead As Parents Storm Hospitals To See The State Of Their Children Rescued From Collapsed School Building (video)

Update: Wailing parents storm hospitals in Lagos Island to see the state of their children rescued from collapsed school building (video)
Earlier today, a three-story building which had a school in it collapsed in Lagos Island.

Many pupils are feared dead after the school building located in Ita Faji, Lagos Island in Lagos state, collapsed on Wednesday.

The school is said to be on the last floor of the three-storeyed building that collapsed.

Over 100 pupils are said to be feared dead.

Parents are at the scene weeping and calling out the names of their children.

Videos of the distraught parents at the hospitals where the trapped pupils were rushed to, have been shared online and they are quite heartbreaking. See below. 

Abeokuta Big Boy Caught With Used Sanitary Pads, Days After Buying A New Car

A suspected Yahoo boy caught with charms and used sanitary pads.

The Abeokuta big boy was caught, days after buying a new car and throwing a lavish brithday for his girlfriend. 

Man Caught While Trying o Use 6-Year-Old For Rituals In Delta (Photos)

Man caught while trying to use 6-year-old for rituals In Delta (Photos)
A yahoo boy was almost lynched to death a few days ago after he was allegedly caught while trying to use a little 6-year-old boy for rituals in Delta state.

It was gathered that the young man pretended to be mentally unstable in order to carry out the nefarious act in Sapele area of the state.

It was gathered that he was apprehended while trying to blow powder (which had cowries round it) on the boy in a bid to hypnotize him.

Several Boeing 737 Max 8 Pilots In U.S. Complained About Suspected Safety Flaw

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Pilots repeatedly voiced safety concerns about the Boeing 737 Max 8 to federal authorities, with one captain calling the flight manual "inadequate and almost criminally insufficient" several months before Sunday's Ethiopian Air crash that killed 157 people, an investigation by The Dallas Morning News found.

The News found five complaints about the Boeing model in a federal database where pilots can voluntarily report about aviation incidents without fear of repercussions.

The complaints are about the safety mechanism cited in preliminary reports about an October Boeing 737 Max 8 crash in Indonesia that killed 189. 

The disclosures found by The News reference problems with an autopilot system, and they all occurred during the ascent after takeoff. Many mentioned the plane suddenly nosing down. While records show these flights occurred in October and November, the airlines the pilots were flying for is redacted from the database.

APC Senator Elect Caught Red Handed With Top Politician’s Wife And Beaten To A Pulp

APC Senator Elect Caught Red Handed With Top Politician's Wife And Beaten To A Pulp
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According to multiple reports, the deputy speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Godiya Akwashiki (APC, Eggon West), was caught in the act of trying to sleep with a politician’s wife.

According to an eyewitness, the unfortunate incident took place on the 1st of March, in the night at a private residence in Maitama area in Abuja.

Godiya who was elected as a Senator on Saturday to represent Nasarawa North – was beaten and stripped Unclad by unknown persons after attempting to have carnal knowledge of the married woman.

Pastor, Moses Alu, Blasts Joshua Iginla Over His Adultery Mess Confession (video)

Pastor, Moses Alu, blasts Joshua Iginla over his adultery confession (video)
A Lagos-based pastor, Moses Alu, has blasted Abuja-based pastor, Joshua Iginla, over his recent confession about the infidelity he claimed he and his wife of 13 years, Yemisi Iginla committed.
Recall that Penultimate Sunday, Pastor Iginla stood before his church members to announce that his marriage to Yemisi was over. He alleged that his wife committed adultery while they were still married and had a child for another man.

Dapo Abiodun, His Wife Visits Awujale Of Ijebu Land For Blessing - Photos

Ogun State, Governor-Elect, Dapo Abiodun and his beautiful Wife Visits Awujale Of Ijebu Land For Blessing After visiting his parent.

I paid homage to the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebu Land, His Royal Majesty Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona. I also seized the opportunity to appreciate him for his encouragement and support whilst my governorship aspiration lasted.

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Witness Reveals How Nigerian Suspect Killed 18-Year-Old Girl In Italy After Sex

More shocking details have emerged in the trial of Nigerian drug dealer Innocent Oseghale who is accused of killing the Italian 18-year-old Pamela Mastropietro last year.

A key witness in the trial, Vincenzo Marino, made the shocking revelation in court. Marino had been detained in prison at the same time as Oseghale and claimed to have overheard him admit to the murder.

According to Il Giornale, Marino said that the Nigerian drug dealer stabbed the Italian teen immediately after having sex with her. “They had a fight, they pushed, Oseghale stabbed her in the liver and after a first stab Pamela fell to the ground,” he said.

INEC Releases List Of 32 Elected Members Of Oyo State House Of Assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of the thirty-two persons, who have been elected to represent the thirty-two state constituencies in the 9th Assembly in the state.

The list obtained by DAILY POST Tuesday morning showed that twenty-six of the elected members are from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), five of them are from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), while one of them is from the Action Democratic Party (ADP).

It indicated that twenty-nine of the elected members are new, while only three of them are returning lawmakers.

The names, status, constituencies and political parties of new set of lawmakers who are going to make laws for the state from June 2019 to June 2023 is hereby presented below:


Monday 11 March 2019

How Police Arrested Kano Deputy Governor For Disrupting Proceedings at INEC Collation Center

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The police in Kano state have arrested the state deputy governor, Nasir Gawuna and the commissioner in charge of Local government and chieftaincy affairs, Sule Garo, for disrupting proceedings at the Kano State collation centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The two top government officialshad stormed the collation center at about 2am this morning and began to disrupt the process. Their actions led to a halt in the announcement of results at the centre after some youth suspected to be supporters of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) tried to attack the two officials.

The police are expected to later release Mr Gawuna without charges as he enjoys constitutional immunity from prosecution based on the office he holds.

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Greek Passenger Narrates How He Escaped Death

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A Greek passenger has hold of how he was saved from being one of the casualties in the Ethiopian plane crash.
The Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 crashed just minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday. All on board - 149 passengers and 8 crew members - died in the crash.
Antonis Mavropoulos, a Greek man, was supposed to be the 150th passenger but he arrived two minutes late for the flight.

(Photos) Young Lady Slumps After Taking Hard Drugs To Get High During S*x In Lagos

A young Nigerian lady would probably be regretting the moment she decided to take hard drugs in order to get high during sex.

According to Facebook user Ayomide, the incident happened recently in Lagos after the yet-to-be identified lady decided to take drugs (which he didn’t specify) before having sex.

It was gathered that the lady slumped moments after the romp, before she was resuscitated after being poured buckets of water.

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Could Prof. Adesanmi's Have Had A Premonition Of His Death? See Last Facebook Post & Scary Tweet

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Days before he lost his life in the Ethiopian Airlines crash, Pius Adesanmi took to Twitter to thank God for sparing his life in an earlier accident and was looking forward to 2019 bein the year of drip drip drip good news in his life.

Pius Adesanmi wrote on Twitter:

Like I said, this birthday holds a special significance because I wasn't meant to see it. Nearly a year later, I still wake up in the dead of night, shivering and shaking because of nightmares, reliving the scene that nearly took me, remembering those who didn't make it.

So, I thank you for all your kind words yesterday, whether here, in my inboxes, phone, on your own TLs. My spirit tells me that God spared me because He has decided that 2019 will be the year of drip drip drip of good news in my life.

And the year of drip drip drip of good news in your lives too. May we all be here to celebrate the drip drip drip of good news in our lives. Thank you. E seun gan ni o.

Sunday 10 March 2019

Ayo Fayose Mocks Governor Amosun Over Dapo Abiodun's Victory As Ogun State Governor-Elect

Savage! Ayo Fayose mocks Governor Amosun over Dapo Abiodun

Though Governor Amosun of Ogun State didn't seek re-election following the completion of his 8-year tenure, his anointed candidate, Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement lost the election ot APC's Dapo Abiodun.

And former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose was quick to mock him with a tweet that read, 'I congratulate Gov ibikunle Amosun for LOSING the guber election of his political son, Adekunle Akinlade of APM. He can now join our club, having forcefully supervised & funded the rigging of Ekiti 2018 election by the same Prof Abdulganiyu Raji who served as REC in both states'.

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Two Nigerian Professors Among Casualties

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: Two Nigerian Professors among casualties
Two Nigerian Professors were among the 157 people that lost their lives in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed earlier today.
While Prof. Abiodun Bashua traveled with his Nigerian passport, Professor Pius Adesanmi travelled with his Canadian passport.
The duo were heading to Nairobi, Kenya, to attend a CIDO/ECOSOCC meeting.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, took off at 08:38am (05:38 GMT) and lost contact with air traffic controllers, 6 minutes later and crashed near Bishoftu.

Gov Ambode Congratulates Sanwo-olu

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has congratulated the Governor Elect, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat of All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq.

Sanwo Olu was on Sunday declared governor-elect in Lagos State after scoring 739445 to defeat his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Jimi Agbaje who polled 206,141.

Ambode via his verified Twitter account said:

Hearty congratulations to the Lagos State Governor-Elect, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat. This is a victory for continuity in governance, victory for the APC and victory for all Lagosians. I wish them a successful term in office.