Thursday, 31 December 2015

Free BRT Bus ride in Lagos for New Year Celebration!

Lagos State Government has directed operators of the Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, and Bus Franchise Scheme, BFS, to offer free bus ride to commuters tomorrow, January 1st, 2016.

Ambode to address Lagosians tomorrow

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will Friday deliver his New Year message to Lagosians.
According to a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, the broadcast will come up immediately after President Muhammadu Buhari’s national broadcast slated for 7am.

Fire engulfs Dubai skyscraper hotel, site of 2016 New Year celebrations

A huge fire ripped through a luxury Dubai hotel Thursday night as people gathered to watch New Year’s Eve celebrations, injuring at least 16 people, authorities said.
Dubai’s government media office tweeted that a “fire has been reported in the Address Downtown hotel. Authorities are currently on-site to address the incident swiftly and safely”.
The cause of the blaze was not immediately known.

I never received N500m personal gift from Atiku Abubakar- Gov Bindow

Bindow while making clarification on the matter on Wednesday explained that the said money was donated by Atiku to facilitate the 2015 governorship and State Assembly elections campaign of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.
He said, “Contrary to the allegation which has gone viral in the social media; I didn’t receive the sum of N500 million from the former vice president as a personal gift.

Gambia parliament bans female genital mutilation, sets strict penalties for offenders

Gambia's parliament has passed a bill banning female genital mutilation and setting strict penalties for offenders.
The new law says a person who engages in female circumcision could face up to three years in prison or a fine of $50,000.

NCC ready to force MTN to pay fine as deadline expires

Nigeria said it was expecting telecoms giant MTN to meet a deadline for paying a record $3.9 billion fine which expires Thursday, despite the South African operator challenging the penalty in court.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the country’s telecoms regulator, had in October fined the firm for missing a deadline to disconnect 5.1 million unregistered SIM cards, citing security concerns in a country plagued by frequent kidnappings and an extremist Islamist insurgency Boko Haram.

Journalist petitions police over alleged blackmail by female officer

A member of the Enugu State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Mr Callistus Ebue has petitioned the Police over alleged harassment and intimidation by a female police officer following his refusal to bribe her. Ebue said that the police woman who was investigating a case of alleged “misdemeanour and conduct likely to cause a breach of public peace,” brought against him by  one James Oparaekeocha, has asked him to pay some money into her personal account in a commercial bank or face prosecution for a more serious offence.

Donald Trump blasts Bill Clinton as 'one of the great abusers of the world'

Donald Trump launched new attacks against Bill and Hillary Clinton Wednesday as the war of words between both campaigns heated up.
The GOP hopeful told about 2,000 supporters in Hilton Head Island, S.C. that he was forced to fight back against the Clinton camp after the Democratic frontrunner accused him of displaying a "penchant for sexism."

Presidential Chat: I don’t know if Chibok girls are alive – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his government doesn’t know the whereabouts of the abducted Chibok girls.

Soldiers molesting S-East, S-South travellers at Onitsha bridge – Ohanaeze

Youth Council has condemned what it called molesting of Easterners travelling home for Christmas and new year celebrations at Onitsha Head Bridge, Anambra State allegedly by soldiers from the 302 Battalion of the Nigerian army in Onitsha.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Social Media On Fire As Singer Sean Tizzle Says GoodBye To Twitter (TWEETS)

Strange but indeed really true.
Sean Tizzle
Sean Tizzle has been a relevant name in the Nigerian Music Industry ever since he dropped his massive hit “Sho Le”, since then it has been hits upon hits, an also a Dope Album.
Sean Tizzle is loved and fans show him love both in real life and on the social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter.

Powerful Solar Storm to Hit Earth Before New Year's Eve

A powerful solar storm set to slam Earth today will make for stunning views of the Northern Lights just before New Year's Eve.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center said the "strong" storm could allow the Northern Lights to dip as far south as Oregon and Illinois.

Bill Cosby arraigned on aggravated assault charges, posts bail

Bill Cosby was arraigned Wednesday on a felony assault charge stemming from a sexual encounter with a woman 12 years ago.
Wearing a spotted gray hooded sweater, Cosby was walked into the brick courthouse in Elkins Park, Pa., flanked by a man and a woman.

Chloe Goins wants her case against Bill Cosby to spur criminal charges, too

Bill Cosby accuser Chloe Goins is hopeful that her case against the comedian will also lead to criminal charges after felony assault charges in Andrea Constand’s case were filed against Cosby on Wednesday.

Ambode’s convoy apprehends Airforce cadets for locking boy in car trunk

The convoy of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesdayapprehended two Airforce cadets in Mile 12 area of the State while dehumanizing an artisan, Dahiru Lawal for allegedly breaking the windscreen of a Chrysler Stratus car with registration number KRD 267 DV.

My wife is more sexually responsive after I beat her up

We have been married for four years now but I have come to the conclusion that I have made a terrible mistake marrying my wife.Despite her good family background and good education, she has a problem keeping her volatile temper in check.
At the drop of a hat, she blows up and levels all sorts of accusations against me. Apart from her verbal abuse, she’s recently resorted to being physical, but I soon tried to curb that.The first time she raised her hands to me, I really beat some common sense into her.

Mobile learning, future of education, says IT expert

An information technology firm, SoftCom Solutions Limited, has introduced a mobile learning programme for undergraduates of the newly-established university, Mountain Top University.
The mobile learning programme, which was developed in conjunction with Samsung Business, is a revolutionary portable mobile device bundled with EduSocial apps that allows students access course materials, lecture notes, case studies and university libraries via their mobile devices.

Miracle: Newborn baby survives fall from train toilet

A baby delivered inside the lavatory of an Indian train slipped through the toilet bowl to fall on rail tracks but survived.
The Baby
Police officer, Anil Sirohi said on Wednesday in New Delhi that a pregnant woman had labour pains while travelling on Monday on the train in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Monday.

Wife seeks divorce over alleged sexual starvation

A middle-aged woman, Latifat Adeleke, has asked a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, to dissolve her marriage with Adetola Adeleke, over alleged sexual starvation.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Nigerian man sentenced to death by hanging in Malaysia for drug trafficking

A Malaysian High Court, Monday sentenced a Nigerian national to death by hanging after he was found guilty of trafficking 915.6 grammes of methamphetamine three years ago.

Police nab 2 robbery suspects in Lagos

Two suspected members of a four-man armed robbery gang have been arrested by officers of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, during a robbery operation at Gowon Estate, Egbeda area of the state.

Monday, 28 December 2015

Boss kills himself after mine collapses in China trapping 17

A trapped miner is rescued from a collapsed
gypsum mine in Pingyi County,
In east China's Shandong Province,
on Friday, December 25
A Chinese executive has committed suicide two days after a gypsum mine collapsed trapping 17 people, state media reported.
Ma Congbo, chief executive of Yurong Trade Company that owns the mine in Shandong province, eastern China killed himself by jumping into a mine well during the rescue operation in the early hours of Sunday, according to the provincial government, cited by state news agency Xinhua.

Former top El Salvador soccer player Alfredo Pacheco shot to death

Alfredo Pacheco spent a season on loan at the
Major League Soccer team
New York Red Bulls in 2009.
He was shot to death on Sunday in El Salvador.
Alfredo Pacheco, a disgraced former top soccer player for El Salvador, has been shot to death, authorities said.
Pacheco, whose career included a spell at the New York Red Bulls, was shot early Sunday at a gas station in Santa Ana, his hometown in northwestern El Salvador, officials said.

Man accused of burning woman alive on Christmas Day arrested

Authorities in Southern California have arrested a man who allegedly doused a woman in gasoline and set her on fire during a Christmas Day domestic dispute.

Man Kills His 89-Year-Old Mother After Finding Bedbugs In The Apartment They Shared

A Minneapolis man killed his 89-year-old mother Thursday after finding bedbugs in the apartment the two shared, police said.

"Unless I see her Childhood Photo, I can't marry fair lady" – M.I

Veteran Nigerian rapper, M.I has revealed that before he would take a light skinned lady as a wife, he would need to see a picture of her as a child just to make sure she is naturally fair and not artificial.

Man Electrocuted While Trying To Steal Electric Cable In Kaduna

AN unidentified middle aged man was electrocuted at the early hours of Sunday, while trying to steal electric cable at a power supply installation in Kaduna. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened at Accra Crescent by LEA Primary School, Unguwar Rimi.

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Nigerian special forces in Pakistan training on how to defeat Boko Haram

According to @Pakistan Defence who shared this picture on twitter this evening, these Nigerian Special Force operatives pictured above are currently in Pakistan to train hard towards fighting Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria.

Every Tattoo On My Body Has A Meaning (IK Ogbonna)

Handsome Nollywood star IK Ogbonna, is not a new face in the movie industry. The actor in a chat with the Punch newspaper while on a movie set in Port Harcourt the Rivers state capital has revealed that every tattoo on his body has a meaning.

John Obi-Mikel & His Twin Girls Pictured Watching TV Together (PHOTO)

Tonto Dikeh’s loving birthday messages to her Husband

Actress Tonto Dikeh penned some loving messages to her husband who turns a year older today.

She wrote:

BABY It’s always like spring time with you, You Making all things Beautiful.

Singer Tiwa Savage Purchases Bleaching Cream To Celebrate Christmas? (SCREENSHOT)

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Police sergeant kill 3 in Lagos

It was tragic Christmas for a police Sergeant and three other persons as the Policeman, who was identified as Sergeant Stephen James, opened fire on the innocent citizens at a hotel in Ketu.

Boko Haram kill 16, abducts 6 in Christmas day attack in Borno

Despite the curfew imposed on Borno State from Thursday to Sunday morning in order to prevent any breach of peace, rampaging Boko Haram insurgents, Friday evening, still struck at Kimba in Biu local government area of the state, killing 16 persons, including children and abducted six others as they set many houses and shops ablaze in the Christmas Day attack.

Mom, 3 Kids Killed in Christmas Morning Fire in Big Bear Lake, California

A Southern California mother and three children were killed in a fire early Friday morning in what officials called a "Christmas tragedy."
Deputies responded to reports of a fire at a mobile home in Big Bear Lake at 5:45 a.m. local time (8:45 a.m. ET) Friday.

George Clayton Johnson, Writer of First 'Star Trek' Episode, Dies at 86

George Clayton Johnson, who wrote the script for the first "Star Trek" episode to air and co-wrote "Logan's Run," died Friday, Dec. 25 in the Los Angeles area following a battle with cancer, according to his son, Paul Johnson. He was 86.

Ambode hopeful inspite of gloomy predictions in 2016

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has expressed confidence that inspite of the gloomy economic predictions, the state will record progress in 2016.
Ambode spoke at the Christmas Eve Dance organised by Island Club, Lagos, on Thursday night.

What Mourinho told me after Chelsea’s exit — Lukaku

Belgium star, Romelu Lukaku, has said that former Blues boss Jose Mourinho did not force him out at Chelsea and revealed the Portuguese was the first person to send him a message of support following his move to Everton.

Friday, 25 December 2015

Buhari says gas plant blast claims ‘tens’ of lives

In an emailed press statement, Buhari said he was “greatly shaken and shocked by such large scale loss of human lives in a single industrial accident.”
The blast at the gas plant happened around noon Thursday, engulfing the southeastern industrial city of Nnewi in black clouds of billowing smoke and leaving some victims charred beyond recognition.

Farmer sues police, claims N50m as damages

A subsistence farmer, Mr. Ubaka Omeke, has sued the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, over alleged illegal detention and harassment, following a land dispute.

Merry Christmas!

To all ma family, brothers, sisters, helpers, supporters, friends, blog readers and everyone. I say a very big Merry 🎄 Christmas to all all.

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Father of three raped nine children in Ebonyi

A middle aged man and father of three in Onueke, Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Chinedu Nwoja is now telling the police why he defiled nine children, whose ages range between of six and ten.

Army killed and secretly buried 300 Shiites – Human Rights Watch

The Human Rights Watch, HRW, has alleged that no fewer than 300 members of the Shi’ia sect were killed and secretly buried by the members of the Nigerian army.
The body, in a statement signed by its African Director, Daniel Bekele, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to halt the human right abuses being perpetrated by the Nigerian military, stressing that,

Bleak Christmas for Super Eagles coaches as NFF fails to pay salaries

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), faield to pay coaches and officials of the Super Eagles, as camp closed for Christmas break on Wednesday.
Last week, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, urged the federation to pay all national team coaches their outstanding salaries and allowances, to ensure they enjoy the yuletide with their families.

Ambode praises Armed Forces, launches emblem

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday advocated the need for acknowledgement of the gallant and brave efforts of officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces both in protecting the territorial integrity of the nation and keeping the country united.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Pay me my money, Fasehun tells Buhari

Fredrick Fasehun
The founder of the Odua People’s Congress, Dr. Fredrick Fasehun, has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to pay him and his organisation the money owed them for the protection of oil pipelines.

Enjoy Xmas, don’t lose fitness, Oliseh tasks Eagles

THE home based Eagles team camping in Abuja for the CHAN 2016 Championship billed for Rwanda will formerly go on a short break today, but with a stern warning from their manager, Sunday Oliseh that they must not lose focus of the task ahead in January.

Bleak Christmas celebration to National Secretariat members of Society staffs

It promises to be a bleak Christmas celebration for members of staff of the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress as the party closed for official business for the year 2015 on Tuesday.

FG declares Dec. 24, 25, 28 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared December 24, 25, 28 as public holidays to mark the Maulud Nabiy, Christmas Day and Boxing Day respectively.

2016 will be tough, but… —Oshiomhole

GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has said that Year 2016 will be tough, going by the crisis in the economy triggered by a sharp decline in the national revenue by more than 55 percent.

Man in for Court allegedly stealing plywood

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday commenced the trial of one Sylvester Eruga charged with allegedly stealing two plywood sheets worth N42, 000 from a construction site.
The 27-year-old Eruga, who is of no fixed address, is facing trial on a charge of theft.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

My wife killed our child, hypnotised me

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved a 33-year-old marriage over the claim of threat to life made by a retired civil servant, Mr Jimoh Babatunde, against his wife, Jelilat.

I made a big sacrifice to ensure APC’s victory in 2015 election – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has revealed that he made a big sacrifice in ensuring that the party did well in the last general elections.
Tinubu made this disclosure in Lagos on Monday at the 70th birthday anniversary of National Democratic Coalition, NDC chieftain, Prof. Segun Gbadegesin.

Buhari to offer free education to science, technology students

The Federal Government is developing a cash transfer programme which will include the provision of free education for science, technology and education students in tertiary institutions, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Obama Names Nigerian who are into Human trafficking Council

United States President Barack Obama has named a Nigerian-American journalist and Anti-human Trafficking advocate, Bukola Love Oriola, as a member of the US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.

Nigeria commute troops death sentence, when they refused to face Boko Haram

Military Court
Nigerian military has commuted the death sentences handed to 66 soldiers for mutiny over claims they refused to fight Boko Haram Islamists, a spokesman said on Saturday.
Instead, each soldier will serve a 10-year prison term.

Couple who were seriously injured in an accident 4 days to their wedding say 'I do' in the hospital

No, she's not dead...just seriously injured. Miriam Gakenia,31, and her fiance James Mwangi, 27, had gone to buy wedding items but were injured in a road accident at Kiangwachi area along Nyeri-Nairobi highway on Tuesday, December 15. Their wedding was to take place at Dominion Towers Deliverance Church today, Saturday December 19.

Friday, 18 December 2015

No to sugar Daddies!

EVERY time Cedile Nkosi watches Skeem Saam and sees sugar daddy Marothi, she is reminded of how she tried to take her own life at a very young age.

Pastor chains addicts!

RAPHAEL Mchunu is known for saving nyaope sufferers from their addiction hell. 
But Mchunu takes tough love to a new level. 
Raphael (40) of St John’s Apostolic Mission Church in KwaThema, Ekurhuleni uses unusual methods to rid people of nyaope, crystal meth, cocaine and other drugs.

PATIENTS ran screaming when a storm hit their hospital, ripping the roof off five wards

Maternity ward
Beds and floors were covered with dirty water at Hlabisa Hospital in Nongoma, KZN.
The maternity ward was among those damaged by the strong wind and heavy rain.
Although the storm lasted less than 30 minutes, it wrecked the hospital and two houses. Fortunately, no one was injured.